Disney/MCC Course List

Fall 2014

The following section numbers are for Spring 2014 and you will need to enroll by contacting Jessica Bradford at 480-461-7771. The MCC tuition is the only course fee you pay. There is no additional charge for courses while participating in the Disney College Program except for textbooks and other course materials. Electing to enroll in courses for credit through MCC while in the Disney internship program is an optional opportunity for each student in the program.

The MCC program is coordinated through the Business and Information Systems Department and your instructional contact for the program is Dr. Linda D. Collins.

Advanced Studies in Hospitality Management

MCC > HRM110 30541 Hospitality/Tourism Mgt
This course is only offered at Walt Disney World® Resort

The objective of this advanced-level course is to prepare students to become entry-level managers in the Hospitality Industry by exposing them to contemporary and complex operational issues and situations and equipping them with the ability to analyze problems and develop, propose and implement strategic solutions. Topics covered include leadership, strategic planning, international tourism, organizational behavior, communication, ethics, etiquette, human resource management, hospitality security and guest service, among others. Previous working knowledge of the Hospitality Industry gained through academic studies and practical experience is helpful. However, a list of independent reading material will be provided at the beginning of the term to help those students without this knowledge.

Corporate Analysis

MCC > MGT251 30542 Human Relations in Business
This course is offered at both Walt Disney World® Resort and the Disneyland®
Resort

This course provides an in-depth look at The Walt Disney Company and covers a variety of topics including productivity, corporate culture and diversity & inclusion.

Corporate Communication

MCC > GBS233 30462 Business Communication
This course is only offered at Walt Disney World® Resort

This course is designed to introduce the students to the purpose and significance of communication within an organization at many levels. Students will learn both the why and how of communicative technique as organizations interface with customers, employees and the public. As a result, students should have greater understanding of and appreciation for the corporate communicative process.


Creativity & Innovation: Gaining the Edge

MCC > INV150 32664 Innovation Skill Devlpmt Indiv
This course is only offered at Walt Disney World® Resort

This course introduces students to the main theories of Creativity and Innovation. Students will learn various tools to promote creativity within themselves and others, processes to increase innovation, how to contribute to a creative team, how to manage creativity and how to establish a culture of creativity within an organization. As a result, students should have greater understanding of and appreciation for the creative/innovative process and be better able to harness and direct those forces for themselves and others.

Experiential Learning

MCC > LDR102 32665 Emerging Leaders II
This course is only offered at Walt Disney World® Resort

The Disney Experiential Learning Course combines academic classroom education with on-site learning opportunities across the Walt Disney World® Resort property. Participants study theories of adult education, experiential learning, and the role of learning in a corporation environment. Directed activities include diversity, self-directed learning, career exploration, community volunteer activities and the exploration of education in entertainment.


Human Resource Management

MCC > MGT276 30544 Prsnl/Humn Resource Mgmt
This course is only offered at Walt Disney World® Resort

This course provides an overview of fundamental human resource management in a corporate setting. The focus is on the fundamentals of human resource management, including: Equal Employment Opportunity, Employee Rights and Labor Relations, Recruiting and the Foundations of Selection, Employee Development, Performance Evaluation, Rewards, Benefits, Safety and Health Programs.


Marketing You

MCC > GBS175 30540 Professional Development
This course is offered at both Walt Disney World® Resort and the Disneyland®
Resort

Through participation in this course, students learn how to market their skills of communication, customer service, problem solving, conflict resolution, decision-making, self-management and creative thinking. Key elements include the development of a career focus and a personal marketing plan that encompasses the creation of a cover letter, résumé and networking strategy. The students will also learn interviewing and negotiation techniques.


Organizational Leadership

MCC > MGT229 30543 Management & Leadership I
This course is only offered at Walt Disney World® Resort

This course analyzes the universal principles of leadership theory and its application within a personal and corporate environment. Instruction is designed to build repeatable and transferable leadership knowledge and skills.


*For detailed course syllabi, visit disneycollegeprogram.com