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The Master’s College 2015-2016 Catalog

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PROGRAM-LEVEL LEARNING OUTCOMES

investments in the stock and bond markets.

c. Cost accounting.

M.I.S.

1. Describe the software development cycle, its

phases, and the purpose and activities of each.

2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of

computer programming using a modern

language, including being able to:

a. Accurately use and interpret syntax and

semantics.

b. Design, write, debug, and test correct

programs.

c. Correctly include and use common data

structures.

3. Display a working knowledge of database

principles and technologies by being able to:

a. Describe the relational model.

b. Correctly define and use data normalization

techniques.

c. Accurately use and interpret SQL database

language syntax and semantics. Install,

configure, and use a standard DBMS (e.g.

Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, etc.).

4. Demonstrate a basic working knowledge in

selected of the following areas:

a. Web development tools such as HTML,

Javascript, CSS, ASP, PERL, etc., to design

and create complex websites.

b. The major hardware components of

computers, their purposes, and their

relationships to other components; the

principles underlying modern operating

systems; modern network technologies;

appropriate quantitative tools for

operational management.

Public Relations

1. Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of

public relations theory.

2. Demonstrate basic public relations skills within

an organizational setting.

3. Demonstrate the ability to make effective

written and oral presentations using both

logical and persuasive reasoning

Electronic Media

1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of media

history and theory.

2. Demonstrate basic mastery of electronic

media pre-production techniques including

conceptualizing, scripting, storyboarding,

pitching, critique, general shoot preparation,

location scouting, basic set design, and casting.

3. Demonstrate basic mastery with electronic

media production skills including producing,

directing, lighting, shooting, and basic sound

recording.

4. Demonstrate basic mastery of electronic

media post-production techniques including

video editing, sound editing, basic ADR,

effects, and motion graphics.

5. Demonstrate the ability to respond to moral

and ethical situations in the electronic media

environment from a biblical basis

Print Media

1. Identify and diagram the structure of a text.

2. Trace the line of argument within a text and

critique its effectiveness.

3. Identify and critique the worldviewperspectives

within a written text.

4. Effectively incorporate a biblical worldview in

writing as appropriate for the situation.

5. Write effectively in all forms and genres,

including poetry, short stories, essays,

a u t ob i o g r a phy, t r a ve l , j ou r n a l i sm,

screenwriting, and novels.

Speech Communication

1. Engage in discussion as both speaker and

listener through interpreting, analyzing, and

summarizing; contribute to discussions in a

way that is readily understood by listeners;

present an opinion persuasively; analyze the

shape and goals of a discourse; and recognize

and take notes on important points in lectures

and discussions.

2. Demonstrate the ability to correctly analyze

and interpret a discourse.

3. Determine appropriate language and usage in

various communicative situations (considering

the peculiarities of language, dialect, and

culture).

4. Demonstrate a working knowledge of one

of the following various theories of rhetoric:

Neo-Aristotelian, Generic, Fantasy-Theme,

Feminist, Ideological, Metaphoric, Narrative,

and Dramatic.

COMMUNICATION