Økonomi og IT i New York

St. Francis College (SFC) er et lite, privat universitet midt i Brooklyn, en av hippeste og mest multikulturelle forstedene i New York. Her har de som mål å utdanne verdensborgere, og å gjøre deg til en leder innenfor ditt fagfelt. Med bare 2 600 studenter, har de også virkelig kapasitet til det. Kun noen stopp unna Wall Street og alle firmaene på Manhattan er det få steder i verden mer egnet enn St. Francis til å introdusere deg til økonomi og IT i verdensmetropolen New York.

Din unike opplevelse i New York City

  • Campus midt i Brooklyn, med utsikt over NYC skyline!
  • Små klasser, mer individuell oppfølgning.
  • Internasjonalt miljø med studenter fra over 80 forskjellige land.
  • Ofte anerkjente gjesteforelesere med industrierfaring innen ditt fagfelt

Hvordan fungerer gap year-programmet ved St. Francis College?

Gjennom SONOR søker du opptak ved St. Francis College for et semester eller et år.  Velg mellom denne skreddersydde studiepakken eller sett sammen fagene dine selv. Din veileder kan hjelpe deg med å plukke ut aktuelle fag for deg.

Når du har fått godkjent fag tilsvarende 15 amerikanske credits er du fulltidsstudent og har rett til støtte fra Lånekassen.

Typiske fag for studiepakken

Technology has altered the Human Resources office as we’ve known it. The evolution of technology and software programs makes it possible to use systems and data techniques to streamline HR processes. We will explore recruitment, HRIS systems, performance management and social media strategies and their impact on the organization. Whether it’s planning for the company’s future or creating and implementing cost cutting plans, the tools are available and ready to be part of our everyday duties

  • 3 credits -> 6 studiepoeng

This course is designed to explore the vast shifts in corporate culture which have occurred in the past century. The course will present an overall timeline of the changes within the corporate working environment and how it impacts employees, society and the products and services that are created. The historical timeline culminates with an in-depth study of organizations today and how a new employee will be expected to adapt to their unique corporate culture. The course will require students to use critical thinking skills to analyze the changes and how it will impact them in their careers

  • 3 credits -> 6 studiepoeng

Information technology has radically changed the internal operations of organizations and market places in which they compete. The tool kit of skills of the business professional must include the understanding of the fundamentals of information technology and its impacts on the other areas of business–strategic management, finance, accounting, marketing, and operations. This course is intended to provide the basic set of skills. Although it is necessary to have a technology basis, the focus will be on how technology can be applied in business, how it can be used to create products, how it can serve as an agent of change in reorganizing business processes, and how it can radically improve business decision making.

  • 3 credits -> 6 studiepoeng

This course is designed to provide an introduction to app development for mobile devices. Students will learn to use the iPhone SDK set of development tools for creating applications for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices by utilizing the iPhone SDK’s Xcode, Interface Builder, and UIKit framework to build and design apps. Techniques and tools covered will enable students to use the powerful features of Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and the various iPhone SDK libraries and frameworks for app development. Presented as a combination of instructor-led presentations and hands-on exercises.

  • 3 credits -> 6 studiepoeng

Design, structure, and applications of database systems. Deals with problems associated with management of information. The course considers concepts such as logical and physical database organization, data security, and database life cycle. Stresses application development through fourth-generation programming techniques. The course emphasizes basic knowledge in data structures, normalization of data, modeling, and database methods. Lab fee.

  • 3 credits -> 6 studiepoeng

The overnight entry of companies such as Amazon into mature and established industries has served as a wake-up call to business leaders everywhere to protect their innovations. Included in these new commercial developments are challenges to the fundamentals of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret laws. This course provides an understanding of the fundamentals of intellectual property law and how it is being used and adapted by businesses to protect their intellectual capital in cyberspace. Also included are discussions about patenting new methods of doing business; the interplay between domain names and trademarks; cyberspace copyright issues including text and graphical infringement, software, and web-site registration; and the impact of technological developments on trade secret agreements.

  • 3 credits -> 6 studiepoeng

Traditional analysis, design, and implementation of information systems through data flow analysis and the systems development life cycle approach. The fundamentals of systems analysis and how it is applied to the development of information systems in the business environment. Major topics include methods of systems investigation, feasibility study, input-output design, system documentation, communication, implementation of new systems. control, and security. Also treated are data structures, data definition, normalization of data, and the use of Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools. Lab fee.

Typically offered: Spring Only

  • 3 credits -> 6 studiepoeng

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