Courses: Organizational Leadership and Supervision (TELS)College: Technology

Any TCCN equivalents are indicated in square brackets [ ].

TELS 2360: Business Law (formerly ITEC 2360)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: ENGL 1304 or equivalent. General principles as they relate to the law of contracts, property, agency, corporations, bankruptcy, mortgages, torts, and the Uniform Commercial Code.

TELS 2371: Industrial Fiscal Records (formerly ITEC 2371)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Fundamentals of recording and presenting financial data for industry.

TELS 3340: Organizational Leadership and Supervision (formerly ITEC 3340)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: ENGL 1304. The supervisory process. Established practices and supporting knowledge of supervisory planning, leading, organizing, and controlling.

TELS 3345: Human Resources in Technology (formerly ITEC 3345)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: ENGL 1304. Functions of personnel administration in human resource development, employee-supervisor relationships, interviewing, recruiting and selection techniques, and training programs.

TELS 3346: Wage and Salary Administration (formerly ITEC 3346)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: TELS 2371. Concepts, principles, procedures, processes, and programs related to the design of an effective system of compensation.

TELS 3355: Project Leadership
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: TELS 3340. Project management leadership processes: core knowledge and skills.

TELS 3363: Technical Communications (formerly ITEC 3363)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: ENGL 1303 with grade of C or higher. Procedures and techniques of preparing technical memoranda, oral and written reports, manuals, and other source documents that fit the pattern of industrial and institutional communications.

TELS 3365: Team Leadership
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: TELS 3340. Roles, processes, and strategies for team leadership. Creation of collaborative climates for team performance, team member development, leading successful team meetings, and strategies for dealing with global and virtual teams.

TELS 3372: Communicating Science, Engineering, and Technology Issues and Trends Within the Global Workplace (formerly ITEC 3372)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: three hours in communication course with a grade of C or higher; successful completion of computer application course (i.e. MS Word). Analysis of issues and trends in science, engineering, and technology to develop effective communication in the global workforce. Focus on oral and written communications, critical thinking, and research skills using computer-driven technologies.

TELS 4198: Independent Study
Cr. 1 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of department chair. Individual projects under faculty sponsorship.

TELS 4298: Independent Study
Cr. 2 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of department chair. Individual projects under faculty sponsorship.

TELS 4341: Production and Service Operations (formerly ITEC 4341)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MATH 1313, TMTH 3360, and TELS 3340. Planning and control of production and service operations. Product and service design, design of work systems, forecasting, scheduling, capacity planning, and inventory control.

TELS 4342: Quality Improvement Methods
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MATH 1310 or 1313. Quality improvement methods for managing production and service operations. Concepts, methodologies , and tools of quality improvement, including quality theory, standards, design, control, and assurance.

TELS 4348: Supervisor - Employee Relationships (formerly ITEC 4348)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: TELS 3340. Supervisor - employee relationships that affect the role of the supervisor in the industrial setting.

TELS 4349: Organizational Dynamics (formerly ITEC 4349)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: TELS 3340. In-depth studies in organizational behavior as it relates to organizational development and supervision.

TELS 4350: Industrial and Environmental Safety (formerly ITEC 4350)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: TELS 3340. Concepts and principles dealing with problems, methods, and solutions in managing and developing effective industrial and environmental safety programs.

TELS 4371: Leading Change in the Workplace (formerly OCTE 4371)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: junior standing and TELS 3340 or equivalent. For students preparing to assume the role and duties of a leader or supervisor in an organization. Role of leadership and supervisory knowledge and skills in the improvement of productivity and quality.

TELS 4372: Proposal and Project Writing
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: TELS 3363 and senior standing. Technical writing focusing on research and project proposals. Required for TELS seniors as preparation for the senior project.

TELS 4377: Practicum in Technology Leadership and Supervision (formerly ITEC 4377)
Cr. 3. Prerequisite: senior standing. Directed individual study technology leadership and supervision. Class presentations by students; instructor-led discussions of research methods.

TELS 4378: Senior Project
Cr. 3. Prerequisites: TELS 4372 and approval of department chair. Directed research project.

TELS 4390: Current Issues in Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: consent of department. Issues and topics in organizational leadership and supervision.

TELS 4396: Internship in Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: consent of department. Internship under faculty supervision.

TELS 4397: Selected Topics in Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: approval of department. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

TELS 4398: Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of department chair. Individual projects under faculty sponsorship.

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Catalog Publish Date: August 22, 2012
This Page Last Updated: April 16, 2013