FYMG - First-Year Seminar MGMT

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

FYMG 102C.  First-Year Seminar: Global Business, Culture and Etiquette   (3).

General education social and behavioral sciences course. Introduces students to the world of global business while focusing on several recent trends and current events (for example, the rise of emerging economies, the aging of societies, moves towards protectionism, etc.) and their effects on individuals, organizations and society. The course is divided into three sections. In the first section, students examine some of the key trends in global business and trace their origins to their present day situation. In the next section, students analyze how these trends are affecting individuals and organizations (profit or nonprofit). In the final section, students evaluate the effect of these trends on a chosen country and learn about its business etiquettes such as meetings, communications protocols, business dining and the decision making. First-Year Seminars apply as an additional requirement in the WSU General Education program; they cannot be applied as a divisional requirement. Course includes diversity content.

FYMG 102D.  First-Year Seminar: Introverts in Society   (3).

General education social and behavioral sciences course. An in-depth analysis of the construct of introversion and what it means to be an introvert in society. Students explore a variety of theories from psychology, social psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, and organizational behavior as they relate to interactions between individuals in their social lives, at school and at work. Topics covered include personality as an individual difference, stereotypes of introverts, introverts in history and fiction, the importance of social capital, interpersonal communication, and social exchange. First-Year Seminars apply as an additional requirement in the WSU General Education program; they cannot be applied as a divisional requirement. Course includes diversity content.