Service Area of Focus
The service industry encompasses a wide range of careers. Whether you want to work for a nonprofit or a service-based business (or start your own), the Service area of focus can help you take your skills to the next level. Collaborate with classmates to solve real problems in service management, conflict resolution, ethics, nonprofit leadership, and more.
Area of Focus Courses
Choose four of the following online courses:
Selected Topics in Service Occupations
You may take the four courses in any order you choose; however, we strongly recommend starting with IPS 403.
Communication and Workplace Relationships
CTR 451 / ENT 451 / STH 451
Urban Geography: Global Patterns
Urban Geography: Land Use
Introduction to Transportation Analysis
World Economic Geography
Entrepreneurial Personal Branding
Selected Topics in Other Occupations
Ethical Issues in Business
Working Through Interpersonal Conflicts
Conflict and Culture
Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Tips for Getting Started
- The Integrated Professional Studies (IPS) courses are seven weeks long. Most courses outside of IPS are 14 weeks long.
- The courses above are pre-approved for the Service Area of Focus. Other courses will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please visit the Self-Designed Focus Area page for details.
- Search the entire UNCG course offerings in UNCG Genie for course dates and availability.