Fall 2015 High Demand Courses Online Course List

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Spartans Online offers courses through a program called "High Demand Courses Online". The goal of this program is to provide courses SJSU students need to progress in their educational goals (e.g., to graduate, to apply for their major, to attain mastery in a specific domain required for degree progression, etc.). These classes begin after the Census date each semester.

Course  Course Description Section Class # Credits Instructor
BUS2 130

Introduction to Marketing

Analysis of marketing opportunities; planning of marketing programs with emphasis on product, price, promotion and distribution; control of the marketing effort; social and ethical responsibilities of marketing. This is a major requirement.

 25  50661 3 Miwa Merz
BUS2 190

Quantitative Business Analysis

Quantitative models and computer software used in business decision-making. Studies of network and transportation models, linear programming, CPM/PERT project analysis, decision analysis, simulation and other techniques used in management science applications. This is a major requirement.

20 50660 3 Ann Kalinowski
BUS3 80

Legal Environment of Business

Understand the judicial system and dispute resolution with emphasis on the role of law in purchasing, contracting and administering a business as it impacts the firm's constituencies and society as a whole. This is a major requirement.

10 50632 3 Inae Yang
CHAD 106

Concept of Child

Explores the historical diversity in the ways in which childhood has been defined; investigates diverse cultural definitions of childhood; examines the impacts of those beliefs and definitions on human development. Meets Area V General Education requirements.

10 50631 3 Toni Campbell

Critical Decision Making

Critical reasoning and problem solving in group discussion. Examination of the relationship between critical decision-making and group communication. Practice in group problem solving as a means for developing critical thinking skills. Meets Area A3 General Education requirements.

20 50663 3 Gina Firenzi

Writing Workshop

Current conventions and forms of exposition, argument and persuasion. Writing for the general and specialized audience from the thesis statement approach. Meets Area Z General Education requirements.

20 50647 3 Brohne Lawhorne
GEOL 112

Hazards, Risks of of Earthquakes and Volcanoes

How, where and why earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. Analysis of hazards posed by earthquakes and volcanoes. Risks incurred by humankind due to these hazards. Minimizing risk; economic, social and political problems associated with earthquakes. Meets Area R General Education requirements.

10 50662 3 Don Reed
PHIL 186

Professional and Business Ethics

Interdisciplinary study of types of ethical problems which arise within the contexts of business occupations and professions. Major ethical theories, critique of economic and criminal justice. Focus is on issues of justice and equality in the U.S. Meets Area S General Education requirements.

25 50665 3 Tony Nguyen

For more information about future online course offering through special session, please contact Spartans Online at 408.924.2670 or email