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Wednesday, 09 April 2014 02:50

Copy of Teachers of Promise | Spring

Nicole Welch-Ward and Lauren Jaqua were recently honored as Teachers of Promise. Welch-Ward is completing her teacher certification licensure through Baker's elementary education program. Jaqua is majoring in English and secondary education. Read More

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 02:40

Teachers of Promise | Spring

Welch-Ward, Jaqua honored as Teachers of Promise

Nicole Welch-Ward and Lauren Jaqua were recently honored as Teachers of Promise. Welch-Ward is completing her teacher certification licensure through Baker's elementary education program. Jaqua is majoring in English and secondary education. Read More

Monday, 31 March 2014 09:32

Copy of NCLEX No. 1

Among accredited nursing programs in Kansas, Baker students posted the highest first-time pass rate on the NCLEX at 96.15% in 2013. That's well above the 83.04% national average and 79.27 average for Kansas.

Friday, 28 March 2014 10:13

NCLEX No. 1

Among accredited nursing programs in Kansas, Baker students posted the highest first-time pass rate on the NCLEX at 96.15% in 2013. That's well above the 83.04% national average and 79.27 average for Kansas.

Friday, 28 March 2014 09:59

NCLEX No. 1

Among accredited nursing programs in Kansas, Baker students posted the highest first-time pass rate on the National Council Licensing Exam at 96.15% in 2013. That's well above the 83.04% national average and 79.27 average for Kansas.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 03:01

Leadership & Organizational Change Courses

Leadership & Organizational Change Concentration Courses

For MBA students and graduates only

This concentration offers MBA students the opportunity to leverage their initial learning regarding leadership in MBA 580 Executive Leadership and gain greater insights into current trends in organizational leadership. Students examine the relationship between leadership and organizational behavior, as well as the roles that leaders play in bringing about positive organizational change. Specialized courses also involve students in developing leadership plans to ensure organizational sustainability and appropriate social responsibility and accountability.

MBA students may choose three of the following courses to complete the LOC concentration. MBA 580, taken during the program, fulfills 3 of the 12 required credit hours.

MGE 520 Leadership and Organizational Behavior

In this course, student-leaders will focus on how managers become effective leaders by addressing the human side of business. Student-leaders will integrate effective communication skills, through study of conflict resolution and negotiation, coaching and mentoring techniques, and evaluation of individuals, teams, and overall organizational performance levels. (3 credit hours)

MGE 530 Corporate Social Responsibility and Accountability

This course is designed for awareness of social, cultural, economic, political, financial implications and vulnerabilities. Personal values, legal requirements, ethical standards will be explored in relation to balancing equity for shareholders, customers, internal/ external audiences. Topics will include labor laws, outsourcing, fiscal management, and transparency. (3 credit hours)

MGE 580 Sustainability for Future Success

This course will look at growth and sustainability strategies with a focus on current models, frameworks, and measurement systems for long-range business success. Students will develop and determine sustainable business plans for current companies looking at industry trends, consumer research, financial success, and community responsibility. Creative and innovative approaches to business sustainability will be reviewed and applied. (3 credit hours)

MGE 585 Winds of Change

This course is designed to ascertain the impact of internal and external environmental issues (e.g., social, cultural, economic, ethical, legal, political, financial) on opportunities and risks in global marketplace. After in-depth analysis, student-leaders will determine which dynamics provide a competitive advantage. (3 credit hours)

MGE 590 Strategic Leadership: Vision to Implementation

In this course, student-leaders will explore how successful leaders develop a vision for the future, align the organization behind that vision, and motivate people to achieve the vision. The design of effective organizations is dependent upon managing change to achieve superior performance. Students will develop plans for creating and sustaining a climate for corporate growth that adapts through strategic agility and resilience. (3 credit hours)

Friday, 21 March 2014 09:32

Summer Away

June 2 – July 20

Earn Baker credit wherever you're spending your summer.
Learn More: College of Arts & Sciences | School of Professional & Graduate Studies

Friday, 21 March 2014 08:42

Summer Away

Summer Away Program

Catch up or get ahead by taking classes this summer through a special selection of online courses.

June 2 – July 20 | $150 per credit hour

Take advantage of the discounted rate of $150 per credit hour for these seven-week courses. Contact your advisor today. 

If you will enroll in one of these classes but are not seeking a degree from Baker, please fill out and return the pdfnondegree-seeking student application for admission. The $20 application fee has been waived.

pdfCourse Schedule

For More Information  

Michelle Case, Executive Director of Enrollment - Wichita

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Course Descriptions

ED 180 – Concepts of Health (3 hrs.)

This course fosters an understanding of conditions and situations that affect an individual's health and well-being in order to provide the student with the skills needed to promote better personal and community health.

EX 245 – Human Nutrition (3 hrs.)

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of human nutrition as related to growth, development, and the maintenance of good health. In addition to nutritional theory, students learn to analyze and plan nutritional regimens. This course is required for admission to most nursing schools and majors in several allied health science fields. This course is required for exercise science and health/physical education majors and teacher licensure.

MU 320 – World Music (3 hrs.)

This course surveys selected repertoires of recorded folk and traditional music from Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and the Caribbean, as well as Europe and North America. Primary emphasis is placed on acquiring knowledge and understanding of the musical differences among cultures through a consideration of the cultural/social contexts within which music takes place.

PC 140 – Astronomy (3 hrs.)

This course provides an overview of astronomical topics and is designed primarily for non-science majors. Topics include the birth, evolution, and death of stars; white dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes; and galaxies and cosmology. Astronomy is a quantitative science and students are expected to solve numerical problems.
Prerequisite: MA 145 or 221 or equivalent.

PH 120 – Ethics (3 hrs.)

Ethical decisions are a vital part of a person's life and can have profound significance. This course provides a systematic examination of answers given by philosophers to such questions as What is virtue? What sort of life leads to human happiness? and What are the ultimate standards of moral conduct? The readings in this course may also cover topics in applied ethics such as euthanasia, abortion, animal welfare, capital punishment, and economic
justice.

PY 234 – Psychopathology (3 hrs.)

This survey course uses a multi-dimensional approach to help students understand how biological, psychological, socio-cultural, and even political forces contribute to psychological disorders. Students will learn the diagnostic criteria for the major mental disorders and review research on their causes, course, and treatment. This course provides a foundation for students interested in learning more about mental health and/or pursuing a career in the
helping professions.
Prerequisite: PY 111

PY 243 – Human Development (3 hrs.)

This course examines changes in human behavior over the entire life span from conception to death. Topics are presented in a chronological order and cover developmental changes in physical, cognitive, and social domains. Traditional theories are integrated with current findings of developmental researchers.
Prerequisite: PY 111

TH 430 – Broadway and Beyond (3 hrs.)

Students explore the development of Broadway during the 20th century, examining representative shows in terms of style, elements, structure, and social impact in order to identify criteria for aesthetic evaluation.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 03:20

National Champs

Welcome to the National Champ Club

Freshman Bryce Shoemaker, a national wrestling champion, right, becomes Baker's third national champ in as many years, joining Stephanie Nelson (javelin in 2012) and Jeremy Gathright (400 meters in 2013).

Friday, 07 March 2014 03:57

BS in Criminal Justice Wichita

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice | Online

Career Preparation

Our 42-credit-hour Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program prepares you for a professional career in the criminal justice system, law school or a criminal justice graduate program. 

Skills That Make a Difference

  • Learn why and how the criminal justice system handles crime and offenders.
  • Gain an understanding of both the theory and the practices of the criminal justice system.
  • Explore and understand ethics within the criminal justice system.
  • Gain an understanding of policing, the courts and corrections.

Crimial Justice at Baker

  • Online courses provide maximum convenience.
  • Take just one course at a time and complete the core program in approximately 18 months.
  • Start classes now.
  • Tuition is $430 per credit hour.

For more information, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or call 316.636.2322.

Attend a free information meeting for business programs. Find out more.

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