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Summer Online learning

Online learning at Loyola University has never been easier! Summer 2018 will bring new online courses in business and the arts & sciences that you can take from anywhere.

Online courses to be offered in summer 2018 include:

AC201: Financial Accounting  

Focuses on introducing financial accounting which provides information for decision makers outside the entity primarily by means of general-purpose financial statements. Students acquire a basic knowledge of the language of business.
Topics include the application of accounting theory and generally accepted accounting principles to business transactions encountered by corporations during the accounting cycle. 

AC202: Managerial Accounting 

Introduces managerial accounting for internal decision makers. Students learn how to prepare and use financial information primarily for internal decision-making purposes.
Topics include accounting for manufacturing; job order cost systems; incremental analysis, standard costs, budgeting, and statement of cash flows.
 

AC301: Intermediate Accounting I

Focuses on the development of financial information for investors and others external to the organization. Topics include review of the accounting cycle; cash, receivables, inventories, operational assets, and preparation of financial statements.
Students learn to prepare, understand, and interpret financial statements. Pronouncements of the AICPA, FASB, and SEC are an integral part of the course.
 

AC302: Intermediate Accounting II 

Students learn to develop and analyze the information reported in financial statements. Topics include operational assets, intangible assets, short-term and long-term investments, short-term and long-term liabilities, leases, and financial analysis.

CM303D: Media Ethics
(Diversity Course) 

Features a comprehensive examination of the ethical issues and ideas informing today's communications media. Students examine real world, personal and workplace ethics, and case studies specific to advertising, public relations, journalism, and online and digital media. Does not fulfill the ethics core requirement.

CM316: Travel Reporting 

Students explore contemporary forms of travel reporting, developing their own travel stories as well as critiquing those of others.
 

CM342D: Media, Culture, Society (Diversity Course)

Students explore the impact of media on culture and social structure through the close examination of cultural products including books, television shows, music, and advertising. Using a wide range of theoretical constructions, students learn to analyze the social meanings of cultural objects.

CS151: Computer Science I 

Introduces students to problem solving with the fundamentals of programming, enabling them to decompose complex problems into elementary steps for effective implementation in a modern programming language. Students work with numeric and textual data, procedural programming with conditionals and loops, basic linear data structures, and on testing their solutions.
Problems may draw on topics in computer security, data encoding, graphics, games, financial analysis, physical models, and others. Provides a general survey of some of the major areas of computer science, such as digital logic, software engineering, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, theory of computation, object-oriented programming, and ethical and societal issues in computing.
First course in the major's sequence. Fulfills one math/science core requirement. Must be passed with a C- or better to move to the next course.

EC220: Business Statistics 

Introduces the concepts and application of statistics in management. Students learn to apply estimation and hypothesis testing to univariate and multivariate business problems.
Topics include descriptive statistics and statistical inference; multiple regression; correlation; and trend and seasonal time series analysis.

EN201: Major Writers, English Literature 

A study of selected works written by major English writers from two or more historical periods, ranging from the Middle Ages to the present. This course will focus on the representation of monsters and monstrosity in medieval and modern literature. Medieval texts will include Beowulf Travels of Marco Polo, and the Travels of Sir John Mandeville; more modern texts will include Frankenstein, DraculaDr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and a good novel about zombies. May be taken to satisfy the second English core requirement or as an elective.

HS374: East Asia on Film
(Diversity Course) 

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course. A study of crucial aspects of the twentieth-century history and culture of China and Japan through film. In addition to examining how some major historical events and episodes are treated, the course focuses especially on the complex relationship between modern China and tradition and on the roles of context and culture in shaping human history.

IS251: Information Systems 

Students are immersed in the strategic use of information technology (IT) to solve business problems. They examine the role of IT in organizations and the integration of information systems (IS) into business activities enabling quality, timeliness, and competitive advantage. Students apply database, spreadsheet, and presentation skills to solve real world business challenges. Recommended completion during sophomore year.

IS353: Data Management and Database System 

Students analyze, create a logical design, and implement the physical design for a database information system-a cornerstone of business transactions. The course includes a database project from a current situation at a real company that allows students to analyze the data needs of an organization, translate user requirements into a database system, and implement the system using leading database management systems.

MA151: Applied Calculus 

A one semester introduction to calculus. Definition, interpretation, and applications of the derivative especially in business and social sciences. A graphing calculator and/or computer will be used.

MG201: Management 

Develops knowledge and skills in the management of organizational behavior. Topics include wealth creation, personality, motivation, leadership, planning, teamwork, ethics, and employee development

OM330: Operations Management

Develops the processes by which organizations create value. Students develop an overview of the planning and operation of systems to convert resources to goods and services. Topics include operations strategy, design of processes, product and process quality, global competition and supply chain issues, productivity of operating systems, impact on societal and physical environment, both qualitative and quantitative methods to improve decision making.

PL202: Philosophical Perspectives, The Project of Modernity 

Online PL 202, Project of Modernity, examines how philosophers responded to the scientific and industrial revolutions. Students will read parts of three books by Leibniz, Nietzsche, and Kierkegaard. All three worried that modernity led to the world's disenchantment.We will look at their response to this disenchantment and explore their ideas of human being, myth, and religion.  

PY101: Introductory Psychology

Surveys the multifaceted aspects of both the science and practice of psychology. Biological, cognitive, and social bases of behavior and mental processes are explored, as are the key features and importance of critical thinking skills and solid psychological research. Fulfills social science core.

PY241: Child Development 

The psychological development of the child, including maturation and development of behavior, language, emotion, intelligence, social behavior, motivation, and personality. Presentation of significant theorists and their impact on child psychology. Fulfills social science core and Group IV requirement. Prerequisite: PY101.

SN104: Intermediate Spanish II 

A capstone course reviewing and reinforcing language skills learned in SN101-103 to help students attain intermediate level as defined by ACTFL guidelines in the five skills: reading, writing, speaking, comprehension, and culture of Spain, Latin America, and other Spanish-speaking areas. Course includes use of the language in context, with authentic readings, discussion in Spanish, and film clips. Laboratory study outside the classroom is required.

SP308: Professional and Technical Writing in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology

Prerequisite: SP 103, SP 207. Students gain knowledge and experience in the area of professional writing for the field of speech-language pathology/audiology. Students develop skills for writing goals and objectives, individualized educational plans, and diagnostic reports. Students also learn the process for writing technical papers and are required to research and write a professional literature review. A service-learning and/or field experience may be included.

ST210: Introduction to Statistics 

A non-calculus-based course covering descriptive statistics; regression model fitting; probability; normal, binomial, and sampling distributions; estimation; and hypothesis testing. Closed to students who have taken EC220 or PY292 or ST265 or ST/EG381. Degree credit will not be given for more than one of EG381 or ST210 or ST265 or ST381.