Start by taking a single course
At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.
Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Business. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as business communication, marketing, finance, human resources and international business.
Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!
*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Undergraduate Business Courses
TECH 2100 Engineering and Technology
This course provides the student with an overview of engineering and technology management. The student explores the critical issues of being able to successfully address the technological, social, industrial, and environmental challenges and opportunities in both the present and future. Along with basic engineering and technology fundamentals, the student also studies the issues of ethics, leadership, globalization, and future challenges for engineering technologists.Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate the positive contributions of engineers and engineer managers.
- Describe primacy and planning horizons.
- Illustrate Barnard’s problem and decision making process.
- Identify career expectations, interviewing approaches, and delegation.
- Examine leadership traits and styles.
- Assess the control process and budgeting systems.
- Demonstrate alternative cost basis selections.
- Identify systems engineering phases/stages and liability crisis.
- Summarize the importance of an engineering education in the future.
- Explore various quality concepts and purchasing differences.
- Describe use of RFPs.
- Illustrate to effectively manage projects and build project teams.
- Define the role of ethics in engineering and technology.
- Explain proper job selection, staff presentations, and managerial functions.
- Describe the effects of globalization and appropriate future technologies.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.
- Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.