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BCP 405 - Pharmacology to Pharmacy

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
This course, to be offered exclusively online, is designed for undergraduates interested in health care (either basic medical science-oriented or clinical). The class introduces many aspects of clinical pharmacology, but is geared toward non-clinicians. Clinical vignettes and case discussions will be presented. Several medical procedures will be first described and then demonstrated. Understanding these procedures will be integral to appreciating the vignettes and clinical case discussions. The multidisciplinary course faculty will include physicians, scientists, educators, nurses and pharmacists. Enrolled students will have the opportunity to ask questions directly through online chats.
Section: 30
3
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BIO 558 - Biological Basis of Human Evolution and Behavior

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
A exploration of biological theories of human evolution, properties, and behavior. We build an understanding of evolution of complex organisms by natural selection, followed by the emergence of humans as a uniquely complex species. Scientific hypothesis formation and testing using the extensive multidisciplinary empirical record of the 1.8 million years of human history is developed throughout. Implications of human evolutionary biology for contemporary social and sexual behavior are also investigated. This 10-week online course begins 1/28/2019; ends 4/7/2019; last day to add 2/8/2019 by 4:00pm; visit www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/spd/elearning/ for online learning information.
Section: 30
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BUS 353 - Entrepreneurship

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Entrepreneurship is the study of new venture creation and management and it could occur in a myriad of ways depending n the interactions of entrepreneurs and opportunities. This course provides an overview of issues of creating a business, ranging from opportunity recognition and evaluation to resource acquisitions and management. It is designed to appeal to individuals with strong desires to become entrepreneurs, to join start up companies, or to work in the venture capital industry. The course objectives are threefold: 1) to develop a scientific understanding of entrepreneurship, and the empirical evidence in support of theories; 2) to transform this scientific understanding to practice; and 3) to provide firsthand experience with dealing with uncertainty and managing the start-up process.
Section: 30
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BUS 353 - Entrepreneurship

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Entrepreneurship is the study of new venture creation and management and it could occur in a myriad of ways depending n the interactions of entrepreneurs and opportunities. This course provides an overview of issues of creating a business, ranging from opportunity recognition and evaluation to resource acquisitions and management. It is designed to appeal to individuals with strong desires to become entrepreneurs, to join start up companies, or to work in the venture capital industry. The course objectives are threefold: 1) to develop a scientific understanding of entrepreneurship, and the empirical evidence in support of theories; 2) to transform this scientific understanding to practice; and 3) to provide firsthand experience with dealing with uncertainty and managing the start-up process.
Section: 31
3
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BUS 365 - Financial Management

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Financial management techniques and analysis for improving business decision-making will be explored. Topics include: Long and short term financial decisions, debt and equity funding, capital structure, net working capital, inventory management, account receivable management, and how to deal with financial distress related to reorganization and/or liquidation in bankruptcy. The basics of payout policy will be discussed including dividends and stock repurchases. In addition, students will learn how companies finance merger and acquisition decisions, including leveraged buyouts.
Section: 30
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BUS 447 - Business Ethics

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
An introduction to traditional ethical theories and their application to business. A basis for understanding how ethical issues in business arise, and some strategies to control or resolve them, are derived from an examination of the work of philosophers and other writers relating to business ethics. Recent business case studies enable students to develop their own perspectives.
Section: 30
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CAR 210 - Career Planning

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Focuses on a systematic approach to the career planning process, including goal setting, professional communication, job market trends, and career research strategies. Analyzes the value of extracurricular service, and leadership experiences, and how to convey this value through written and oral presentation. Examines components of successful transition to the workplace.
Section: 30
3
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CIV 509 - Transport Logistics Systems

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
This course provides a deep understanding of logistics systems by introducing the models and analytic techniques to evaluate their design and operation. Emphasis will be placed on the development of models to demonstrate the core concepts involved in network distribution strategies, discrete facility location design, vehicle routing and scheduling, and inventory management.
Section: 30
3
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CWL 510 - Children's Literature

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Regular submission, discussion, and analysis of students' work in one or more of the modes of fiction, including the short story, the novella, and the novel. Writing assignments may include exercises, imitations, responses, and original work. Students will examine relevant works that illustrate point of view, character development, dialogue, plot, setting, theme, motif, and other aspects of fiction. Specific mode or topic to be studied will be announced in the course schedule.
Section: 30
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ECO 359 - Reading and Writing/Economics

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2019
January 28, 2019 — 
Provides opportunity to practice the skills and techniques of effective academic writing and satisfies the learning outcomes of the Stony Brook Curriculum's WRTD learning objective.
Section: 30