You can either spend the whole time complaining about your grades or use other proven method to boost your grades without doing a lot of work. At JWU Providence, you might not have it easy at first but with these ten easy classes, you can be sure to make the most of your time here and come out with the right grades.
1. TRVL2801 – World Geography for Tourism and Hospitality
This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to work and travel in a global environment. Students explore both current and emerging destinations from around the world. The course discusses the cultural, recreational and social significance to the traveler and the economy.
2. TRVL3010 – Dynamics of Tourism and Sustainability
This is a management-oriented course covering the economic, cultural and social functions in the planning and development of the tourism industry. Emphasis is on organizational concepts.
3. ENG1024 – Honors Composition: Writing in the Academy
This Honors composition course introduces students to academic writing by exposing them to various discipline-specific ways of knowing, all of which stress critical thinking, research skills and the writing process. Students gain access to multiple perspectives on issues that cut across the curriculum, allowing them to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate these issues in ways that promote academic rigor, readiness for success throughout their academic program, and the skills critical to writing an engaging Honors Thesis.
4. INTL4799 – International Internship
This course is a variable-credit placeholder used to maintain student status while participating in an internship outside of the U.S. as part of an approved JWU exchange or affiliate partner program. Students may complete the internship while participating in the study abroad program or as an extension after completing the coursework.
5. MRKT1001 – Marketing Foundations
In this course, students learn the dynamic role that advertising, marketing, media and branding play in today’s business, retail and public sector environments. Emphasis is placed on all aspects of integrated marketing communications and understanding the relationship between the brand and the consumer. Marketing fundamentals across multiple forms of media are explored in this course. Industry best practices and innovative marketing strategies are analyzed across digital and traditional forms of media.
6. FSM1165 – The Food Safety Manager
Students explore food safety and environmental sanitation through the lens of the person in charge, identify the origins of food contamination and recognize proper food safety practices used to keep food safe during the flow of food from vendor to consumer. Students must pass an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited, national food safety manager certification examination that is recognized by the Conference for Food Protection.
7. BEV5200 Advanced Global Wine Studies
This advanced wine course provides an overview of the world of wine. The vineyard and the winery are the initial focus which develops into sensory evaluation. The main wine producing areas of the world are covered examining the historical, cultural and legislative influences that have influenced the wines style and quality. Business principles are discussed where the main objective is to understand the marketability and profitability of wines and to make strategic business decisions. Depending on the knowledge and previous experience of the student, beverage certifications from internationally recognized organizations will be an option.
8. CHW4799 – College of Health & Wellness Internship
Students enrolled in the College of Health & Wellness Internship engage in experiential learning to integrate knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Through the internship, students gain valuable applied experience and have the opportunity to make connections within their chosen field/industry. Additionally, students gain firsthand experience with the challenges, nuances and everyday expectations associated with a variety of functions within the fields of health and wellness. Through the internship and reflective assignments, students gain greater insight regarding their own career-readiness and what is required for success in their chosen profession.
9. COMM1200 – Communicating for Social Change
In this course, students focus on the use of media to enable participation in the processes that can lead to social change. Media and communication can facilitate social change that has a direct effect on many diverse constituencies, especially those that are often underrepresented. This effect may be felt in areas such as hunger, poverty, gender discrimination, healthcare, human trafficking, and human rights. The foundation to enable change is derived from communication processes that include strong dialogue between multiple stakeholders. In this course, students learn strategies to identify areas of significant need, analyze stakeholders, and develop effective messages to facilitate social change.
10. COMM5200 – Leadership Communication
To ensure maximum effectiveness, every organization — large or small, private or nonprofit — requires communication. From a leadership perspective, communication is not only necessary but must be meaningful in order for stakeholders to accept and commit to leaders’ ideas. This course examines how leaders in today’s business world use their organizations’ emotional resources to create institutional direction and vision; inspire and align followers; manage conflict and critical change; encourage team development; and foster a culture of inclusivity and productivity. The course also discusses the roles played by leadership style, interpersonal relationships, systems theory, technology and globalization in helping leaders create meaningful and impactful messaging throughout organizations.