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Summer 2014 Sioux Falls Courses

Sioux Falls Courses - Summer 2014
University of South Dakota Division of Continuing & Distance Education

University Center provides the greater Sioux Falls community convenient local access to public higher education programs. 

These courses are held face-to-face at the University Center in Sioux Falls.

Priority Registration begins October 28, 2013 - WebAdvisor.
Open Registration begins November 18, 2013 - WebAdvisor.

  • Current students please register using WebAdvisor
  • New students please contact University Center (UC) at 866-220-7085 or 605-367-5640

Courses are listed on this page alphabetically by course prefix.  These courses are face-to-face courses at the University Center in Sioux Falls.  Section numbers for Sioux Falls are U910, U912, U913, U914, U916, U917, U918, and U919.

ACCT 210 U910
Principles of Accounting I

Synonym #
96402

Credits
3

Instructor
Abby Doorn

Description
A study of fundamental accounting principles and procedures such as journalizing, posting, preparation of financial statements, and other selected topics. Accounting is emphasized as a service activity designed to provide the information about economic entities that is necessary for making sound decisions.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T/R 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ACCT 211 U910
Principles of Acounting II

Synonym #
96404

Credits
3

Instructor
Jason Van Sloten

Description
A continuation of ACCT 210 with emphasis on partnership and corporate structures, management decision-making, cost control, and other selected topics.

Prerequisites
ACCT 210

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

T/R 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ACCT 320 U910
Cost Accounting

Synonym #
96405

Credits
3

Instructor
Paul Van Sloten

Description
The study of principles and techniques for accumulating, reporting, and analyzing cost information for decision-making and external reporting. The use of cost accounting systems for planning and controlling cost responsibility centers is emphasized. Consideration is given to the appropriate use of various cost accounting methods such as activity-based costing, target costing, and just in time management techniques in service and manufacturing industries.

Prerequisites
ACCT 211

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T 9am-12:45pm
Course Meets: 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17

University Center - Sioux Falls

ACCT 320 U912
Cost Accounting

Synonym #
96406

Credits
3

Instructor
Paul Van Sloten

Description
The study of principles and techniques for accumulating, reporting, and analyzing cost information for decision-making and external reporting. The use of cost accounting systems for planning and controlling cost responsibility centers is emphasized. Consideration is given to the appropriate use of various cost accounting methods such as activity-based costing, target costing, and just in time management techniques in service and manufacturing industries.

Prerequisites
ACCT 211

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T 5-8:45pm
Course Meets: 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17

University Center - Sioux Falls

ACCT 360 U910
Accounting Systems

Synonym #
96407

Credits
3

Instructor
Paul Van Sloten

Description
Provides an understanding of the patterns of flow of accounting information in business, principles of internal control, and the use of computers in current and future accounting systems. Topics include concepts of accounting information systems, flowcharting and analysis of manual and computerized transaction cycles, decision support systems, electronic commerce, management reporting systems, control and audit of complex computerized information systems, and the development of accounting information systems.

Prerequisites
ACCT 211

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

T 9am-12:45pm
Course Meets: 7/1, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29

University Center - Sioux Falls

ACCT 360 U912
Accounting Systems

Synonym #
96408

Credits
3

Instructor
Paul Van Sloten

Description
Provides an understanding of the patterns of flow of accounting information in business, principles of internal control, and the use of computers in current and future accounting systems. Topics include concepts of accounting information systems, flowcharting and analysis of manual and computerized transaction cycles, decision support systems, electronic commerce, management reporting systems, control and audit of complex computerized information systems, and the development of accounting information systems.

Prerequisites
ACCT 211

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

T 5-8:45pm
Course Meets: 7/1, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29

University Center - Sioux Falls

ACCT 781 U910
Managerial Accounting

Synonym #
96409

Credits
3

Instructor
Leon Korte

Description
Managerial Accounting is a study of current and developing processes by which financial and operational information is prepared for management use, with an emphasis on information needs for planning, controlling, decision-making, and performance evaluation.

Prerequisites
ACCT 210, 211 or ACCT 520 -or its equivalent. Not open to M.P.A. students.

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Meeting Information
5/19-7/11
100% Refund Date:
5/23/14

6-9pm
Course Meets: 5/19, 6/9, 7/7

University Center - Sioux Falls

ADS 418L U910
A/D Group Interaction Lab

Synonym #
00343

Credits
3

Instructor
John Korkow

Description
Supervising practical experience in group alcohol and drug abuse counseling.

Prerequisites
ADS 116 and ADS 117 and ADS 220 and ADS 222 and ADS 315 and ADS 421 or ADS 422

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

MTWRF 8am-5pm
Course Meets: 6/16-20

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 310 U910
Business Finance

Synonym #
96410

Credits
3

Instructor
Melissa Christenson

Description
Business finance is an overview of financial theory including the time value of money, capital budgeting, capital structure theory, dividend policies, asset pricing, risk and return, the efficient markets hypothesis, bond and stock valuation, business performance evaluation and other financial topics.

Prerequisites
ACCT 211

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T/R 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 323 U910
Information Systems for Business Profssionals

Synonym #
96411

Credits
3

Instructor
Tim Anderson

Description
This course provides the knowledge and understanding of how information systems can be used in a business organization for achieving competitive advantage. Student learning will be accomplished through the use of text, cases, hands-on computer laboratory exercises, and interaction with real-world businesses.

Prerequisites
ACCT 210 and BADM 220, MATH 281 or STAT 281

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

R 9am-12:45pm
Course Meets: 5/22, 5/29, 6/12, 6/19

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 323 U912
Information Systems for Business Profssionals

Synonym #
96412

Credits
3

Instructor
Tim Anderson

Description
This course provides the knowledge and understanding of how information systems can be used in a business organization for achieving competitive advantage. Student learning will be accomplished through the use of text, cases, hands-on computer laboratory exercises, and interaction with real-world businesses.

Prerequisites
ACCT 210 and BADM 220, MATH 281 or STAT 281

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

R 5-8:45pm
Course Meets: 5/22, 5/29, 6/12, 6/19

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 369 U910
Organizational Behavior & Theory

Synonym #
96413

Credits
3

Instructor
Chet Barney

Description
Organizational behavior and theory is a basic course in the organizing activities of people in groups. The emphasis is on organizational behavior, including the study of interpersonal behavior, motivation, group dynamics, and the methods of coordination, design, change, and adaptation within an organization.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

R 9am-12:45pm
Course Meets: 7/3, 7/17, 7/31, 8/7

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 369 U912
Organizational Behavior & Theory

Synonym #
96414

Credits
3

Instructor
Chet Barney

Description
Organizational behavior and theory is a basic course in the organizing activities of people in groups. The emphasis is on organizational behavior, including the study of interpersonal behavior, motivation, group dynamics, and the methods of coordination, design, change, and adaptation within an organization.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

R 5-8:45pm
Course Meets: TBA

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 370 U910
Marketing

Synonym #
96416

Credits
3

Instructor
Richard Muller

Description
This course introduces the student to the basic concepts and practices of modern marketing. Topics include marketing and its linkages to business, consumer behavior, marketing research, strategy and planning, product and pricing decisions, distributions and promotion decisions, marketing management, and evaluation and control aspects for both consumer and industrial goods.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T/R 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 411 U910
Investments

Synonym #
01999

Credits
3

Instructor
Kumoki Ramakrishnan

Description
This course is a thorough study of the equity market including fundamental valuation techniques, asset allocation, the efficient markets hypothesis and its implications, portfolio theory, risk and return, the primary and secondary market mechanisms, security market indicators, and international investing. An overview of the bond market including bond valuation, duration, and bond portfolio management, and an introduction to options, futures, and forward contracts are provided. The vital roles of computer technology and electronic trading are also explored.

Prerequisites
BADM 310

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T/R 1-4:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

BADM 511 U910
Investments

Synonym #
02001

Credits
3

Instructor
Kumoki Ramakrishnan

Description
Investments is a thorough study of the equity market including fundamental valuation techniques, asset allocation, the efficient markets hypothesis and its implications, portfolio theory, risk and return, the primary and secondary market mechanisms, security market indicators, and international investing. An overview of the bond market including bond valuation, duration, and bond portfolio management, and an introduction to options, futures, and forward contracts is provided. The vital roles of computer technology and electronic trading are also explored.

Prerequisites
BADM 310

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T/R 1-4:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ENGL 101 U910
Composition I

Synonym #
96420

Credits
3

Instructor
Joe Raiche

Description
Practice in the skills, research, and documentation needed for effective academic writing. Analysis of a variety of academic and non-academic texts, rhetorical structures, critical thinking, and audience will be included.

Prerequisites
Appropriate student placement based on entry level assessment or completion of ENGL 032, 033

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

TBA 9am-12:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ENGL 101 U912
Composition I

Synonym #
96421

Credits
3

Instructor
Joe Raiche

Description
Practice in the skills, research, and documentation needed for effective academic writing. Analysis of a variety of academic and non-academic texts, rhetorical structures, critical thinking, and audience will be included.

Prerequisites
Appropriate student placement based on entry level assessment or completion of ENGL 032, 033

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

TBA 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ENGL 201 U910
Composition II

Synonym #
96422

Credits
3

Instructor
Kevin Magee

Description
Study of and practice in writing persuasive prose, with the aim to improve writing skills in all disciplines.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 and 210 or UHON 110

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

TBA 9am-12:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ENGL 201 U912
Composition II

Synonym #
96423

Credits
3

Instructor
Kevin Magee

Description
Study of and practice in writing persuasive prose, with the aim to improve writing skills in all disciplines.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 and 210 or UHON 110

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

TBA 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ENGL 205 U910
Business Writing

Synonym #
96424

Credits
3

Instructor
Paula Burns

Description
A pre-professional course concentrating on the planning and writing of an extensive, business-focused research paper. Also covers effective letters, memos, position papers, and resumes.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101 and 210, or UHON 110

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T/R 9am-12:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ENGL 210 U910
Introduction to Literature

Synonym #
96425

Credits
3

Instructor
Kevin Magee

Description
Readings in fiction, drama, and poetry to acquaint students with literature and aesthetic form.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

TBA 9am-12:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

ENGL 210 U912
Introduction to Literature

Synonym #
96426

Credits
3

Instructor
Joe Raiche

Description
Readings in fiction, drama, and poetry to acquaint students with literature and aesthetic form.

Prerequisites
ENGL 101

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

TBA 1-4:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

HIST 151 U910
United States History I

Synonym #
96427

Credits
3

Instructor
Jason Madsen

Description
Surveys the background and development of the United States from its colonial origins to the Civil War and reconstruction.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

M/W 9am-12:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

HIST 152 U910
United States History I

Synonym #
96428

Credits
3

Instructor
Jason Madsen

Description
Surveys development of the United States since the Civil War and reconstruction.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

T/R 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

HIST 492 U910
Topics: Vietnam War/Film & Fiction

Synonym #
08669

Credits
3

Instructor
Steve Bucklin

Description
TBA.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

TBA

University Center - Sioux Falls

MICR 230 U910
Basic Microbiology

Synonym #
96429

Credits
3

Instructor
TBA

Description
A survey course in Microbiology designed for nursing and dental hygiene majors.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

T/R 1-3pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

MUAP 105 U910
Classical Guitar for Beginners

Synonym #
96430

Credits
1

Instructor
TBA

Description
Beginning students will learn guitar in a classroom setting studying basic techniques and styles.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

T 10am-12pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

MUAP 150 U912
Applied Music - Strings Guitar

Synonym #
96432

Credits
4

Instructor
TBA

Description
One to two hours credit for private lessons is given for half-hour lesson per week. Music majors studying in the major performance area may elect two half-hour lessons per week for two to four hours of credit. Adequate preparation through practice is expected of all students.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

T TBA

University Center - Sioux Falls

PHGY 220/220L/220L U910/U910/U912
Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab

Synonym #
96433
96434 Lab
96435 Lab

Credits
4

Instructor
TBA

Description
Lectures, laboratory work, and demonstrations will enable students to understand normal and abnormal function of the human body and provide a foundation for any future healthcare course. Integration of anatomical structure as it relates to physiology will also be incorporated.

Prerequisites
“C” or better in Chem

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

T/R 9-10:30am
T 10:30am-1pm Lab
R10:30am-1pm Lab

University Center - Sioux Falls

PHGY 230/230L U910
Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab

Synonym #
96436
96437 Lab

Credits
4

Instructor
TBA

Description
This course is a continuation of material covered in PHGY 220. Lectures, laboratory work, and demonstrations will enable students to understand normal and abnormal function of the human body and provide a foundation for any future healthcare course. Integration of anatomical structure as it relates to physiology will also be incorporated.

Prerequisites
PHGY 220 with "C" or better

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

M/W 9-10:30am
M 10:30am-1pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

PSYC 101 U910
General Psychology

Synonym #
96438

Credits
3

Instructor
Samuel White

Description
This course is an introduction survey of the field of psychology with consideration of the biological bases of behavior, sensory and perceptual processes, learning and memory, human growth and development, social behavior and normal and abnormal behavior.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

T/R 9am-12:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

PSYC 101 U912
General Psychology

Synonym #
96439

Credits
3

Instructor
Steven Garelik

Description
This course is an introduction survey of the field of psychology with consideration of the biological bases of behavior, sensory and perceptual processes, learning and memory, human growth and development, social behavior and normal and abnormal behavior.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
6/30-8/8
100% Refund Date:
7/3/14

M/W 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

PSYC 321 U910
Human Development Lifespan

Synonym #
96440

Credits
3

Instructor
Kayla Nalan

Description
In this course, theories of social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development are discussed for each era of human growth including gestation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and young, middle, and late adulthood. This course is recommended for all students seeking a theoretical and applicable knowledge of human development.

Prerequisites
PSYC 101

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Meeting Information
5/19-8/8
100% Refund Date:
5/26/14

T/R 9am-12:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls

REL 250 U910
World Religions

Synonym #
96441

Credits
3

Instructor
Bill Cooper

Description
Introduces the major religions of humankind, examining the function and diversity of religious expression in human experience, and the role of these religions in international relations.

Prerequisites
N/A

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Meeting Information
5/19-6/27
100% Refund Date:
5/22/14

M/W 5-8:45pm

University Center - Sioux Falls