Communications & Applied Tech

Courses

CAT 200 Strategies for Lifelong Learning 3.0 Credits

Strategies for Lifelong Learning. This course introduces students to the skills necessary for successful lifelong learning. Theoretical and practical aspects of learning are explored. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, study skills, analytical reading, effective writing, reasoning, problem-solving, time management and strategies for management necessary to support learning in a college environment.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CAT 201 [WI] Interpersonal Communication 3.0 Credits

Interpersonal Communication. Interpersonal communication will be studies from the perspective of emotional intelligence. Particular emphasis will be placed on emotional intelligence in the workplace and in leadership. The main objective is to make students aware that intelligence and technological expertise are not enough to be successful in the workplace. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CAT 215 Emerging Trends of Video Games 3.0 Credits

Course examines the importance of the video game industry in today's world including an overview of current video game industry, the motivation for playing video games and the associated consequences. The role of video games from an international perspective also is examined.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

CAT 302 Customer Service Theory and Practice 3.0 Credits

Customer Service Theory and Practice. This course focuses on the theory of customer service and the practices that "best in class" companies apply to differentiate themselves from the competition. The course includes practical information and activities designed to teach students how to respond to customers, resolve problems, and provide quality customer service.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

CAT 303 Client Relations Management 3.0 Credits

Client Relations Management. This course introduces the skills that facilitate and enhance client relations management. Topics covered include building a trusting relationship, evaluating and managing expectations and needs, managing conflict, understanding the client's perspective, customer life cycle, consulting, serving public sector versus private sector clients, managing client relations managers, and ethical issues.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

CAT 315 Expressive Power of Video Games 3.0 Credits

Course focuses on the effects of video games from a multidisciplinary perspective including how video games have transformed social interactions. Emphasis placed on the importance of video games as a persuasive communication medium.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

CAT 360 Applied Organizational Research 3.0 Credits

Applied Organizational Research. This course presents a systematic approach to managerial methods of conducting organizational research and analysis. Students will undergo the managerial research process of specifying the problem; translating the problem into specific research questions; designing the data collection and methodology; collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data; and reporting research results and recommendations.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore

CAT 491 Senior Project in Communications and Applied Technology I 3.0 Credits

Senior Project CAT I. Covers planning and execution of a professional project that integrates the academic and practical knowledge the student has acquired in his or her major. Requires a formal written report and a formal oral presentation. This is part one of a two-course sequence.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: (CAT 301 [Min Grade: D] or PROJ 301 [Min Grade: D]) and CAT 360 [Min Grade: D] and COM 230 [Min Grade: D] and COM 270 [Min Grade: D] and ORGB 300 [Min Grade: D]

CAT 492 Senior Project in Communications and Applied Technology 3.0 Credits

Senior Project CAT II. Covers planning and execution of a professional project that integrates the academic and practical knowledge the student has acquired in his or her major. Requires a formal written report and a formal oral presentation. This is part two of a two-course sequence.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: CAT 491 [Min Grade: C]

CAT I199 Independent Study in CAT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CAT I299 Independent Study in CAT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CAT I399 Independent Study in CAT 0.5-6.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 18 credits

CAT I499 Independent Study in CAT 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CAT T180 Special Topics in CAT 1.0-4.0 Credit

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CAT T280 Special Topics in CAT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CAT T380 Special Topics in CAT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CAT T480 Special Topics in CAT 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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