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                                                                                                         ments (6 credits). Also included in the ATP degree are the gen-

                                                  Accounting
                                                  Accounting
                                                                                                         eral education and major requirements to meet the lower divi-
                                                                                                         sion requirements of the major at the baccalaureate degree-
                                                                                                         granting institution. The ATP degree must consist of at least a
                                                                                                         minimum of 60 credit hours.
                                        For Information: Richard Shortridge
                                                Phone: 623.845.3225                                      The ATP in Accountancy does not assure admission to the spe-
                                                                                                         cific program at the baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
                                      www.gc.maricopa.edu/business/accounting                            Students participating in the ATP degree will be treated as
                                                                                                         “native” students by the upper division institution in terms of
                       Student Goals: Transfer to a University or Career Related
                                                                                                         course evaluation and course changes.
                       Accountants function in different ways. They offer their services                 Advising is a critical element of the ATP degree, students must
                       to the public on a fee basis (public accounting), or are employed                 work closely with a community college program advisor. Upon
                       by individual profit or nonprofit organizations (private account-                 completion of 36 hours students must receive formal MCCD
                       ing), or work for governmental units (governmental accounting).                   advising before the remainder of their classes can be sched-
                       Accountants provide financial information about an organization                   uled. Students are responsible for periodic meetings with the
                       to its owners, managers, and creditors, as well as to appropri-                   community college advisor and, if/when determined necessary,
                       ate governmental authorities. They also design, install, man-                     with the appropriate baccalaureate degree-granting institution
                       age, and maintain information systems which produce this                          academic advisor.
                       important information.

                       There is considerable demand for accountants and demand
                       should increase. Pay is relatively high, and the accounting field                                Paraprofessional Accounting
                       offers many opportunities for professional growth and advance-                                Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
                       ment.
                                                                                                                                64-67 credits
                       Students take Accounting courses to:
                         • Prepare for Employment. An associate degree (AAS) pro-                        Program Description: This program provides a sound back-
                           gram is available to prepare students for immediate employ-                   ground in accounting skills for students who choose to enter the
                           ment as a paraprofessional accountant.                                        work force at the end of two academic years of study. Following
                         • Prepare for a Major in accounting at a four-year institution.                 the "career ladder" concept, as a foundation for a more
                           Students may complete most or all of their lower division                     advanced degree it also provides a route toward professional-
                                                                                                         ism in the accounting field. Some of the goals of this program
                           requirements at Glendale, depending on the transfer institu-
                                                                                                         are to develop students' abilities (1) to critically and construc-
                           tion. They should consult with a business department advi-                    tively analyze the function of accounting systems in relation to
                           sor to plan for transfer. ACC111, ACC230 and ACC240 are                       the organization, its management, and its goals (2) to under-
                           recommended for students who wish to transfer to a state                      stand accounting management and, in particular, how these
Programs and Courses




                           university.                                                                   roles affect various profiles of the company.
                                                                                                         Required Courses: (28-31 credits)                              Credits
                       Note: Students should consult with a department advisor in
                                                                                                         Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
                       planning their academic schedule in order to complete degree
                                                                                                         in the Required Courses category.
                       requirements in an expedient manner.                                              + ACC115      Computerized Accounting                            2
                                                                                                         + ACC125      Understanding Financial Statements                 3
                                                                                                           ACC211      Financial Accounting (3) or
                                  Associate in Transfer Partnership Degree                                 ACC111      Accounting Principles I (3) and
                                                Accountancy                                              + ACC112      Accounting Principles II (3)                    3-6
                                                                                                         + ACC212      Managerial Accounting                              3
                                                                                                         + ACC219      Intermediate Accounting I                          3
                       The Associate in Transfer Partnership Degree (ATP) is specifi-                    + ACC221      Tax Accounting                                     3
                       cally developed for students who have identified Accountancy                        BPC111AA Computer Keyboarding I (1) or
                       as a major and are planning to transfer to Arizona State                            OAS101AA Computer Typing I: Keyboard Mastery (1)               1
                       University Main (ASUM) or Arizona State University West                             BPC114      Spreadsheet Software                               1
                       (ASUW).                                                                             CIS105      Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) or
                                                                                                                       A higher numbered CIS course                       3
                       The ATP degree requires a core of general education credits in                      GBS151      Introduction to Business                           3
                       the following general education categories:         First-Year                      GBS205      Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business 3
                       Composition (6 credits); Mathematics (3 credits); Natural
                       Sciences (4 credits); and Humanities and Fine Arts/Social and
                       Behavioral Sciences or related area general education require-

                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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Restricted Electives: (11 credits)                              Credits           ACC115       Computerized Accounting      2 credits   3 periods
Students should select from the following in consultation with a                  Mastery of a microcomputer accounting system including the
department advisor.                                                               general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and pay-
+ ACC223     Cost Accounting                                   3                  roll. Prerequisites: ACC107, or higher level accounting course,
+ ACC270     Accounting Internship                             3                  or permission of instructor.
  CIS121AB MS-DOS Operating System                             1
  ECN112     Microeconomic Principles                          3                  ACC115AA Computerized Accounting:
+ GBS233     Business Communication                            3                                Quicken–Level I             1 credit   2 periods
  GBS261     Investments I                                     3                  Introduction to using Quicken to automate an accounting sys-
  MGT175     Business Organization and Management              3                  tem. Prerequisites: ACC107, or higher level accounting course,
  MGT251     Human Relations in Business                       3                  or permission of instructor.
  MKT271     Principles of Marketing                           3
                                                                                  ACC115BA Computerized Accounting:
“Free” Electives: (0-6 credits)                                                                Quicken–Level II             1 credit  2 periods
General Studies Requirements: (25 credits)                                        Additional applications using Quicken to automate an account-
                                                                                  ing system. Prerequisites: ACC115AA.
Core: (15 credits)                                                Credits
First-Year Composition:                                                 6
+ ENG101      First-Year Composition (3) and                                      ACC121      Income Tax Preparation      2 credits  3 periods
+ ENG111      Technical Writing (3) or                                            Preparation of and practical experience in preparing returns.
+ ENG102      First-Year Composition (3)                                          Prerequisites: None.
Oral Communication:                                                     3
  COM100      Introduction to Human Communication (3) or                          ACC125       Understanding
+ COM230      Small Group Communication (3)                                                    Financial Statements          3 credits  3 periods
Critical Reading:                                                       3
                                                                                  Interpretation and utilization of financial data. Prerequisites:
+ CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3)
Mathematics:                                                            3         ACC112 or ACC211 or permission of department/division.
+ MAT122      Intermediate Algebra (3) or
              A higher level math course                                          ACC211      Financial Accounting           3 credits   3 periods
                                                                                  Introduction to theory and practice in the preparation and inter-
Distribution: (10 credits)                                        Credits
Humanities and Fine Arts:                                               3         pretation of general purpose financial statements.
 Any approved course, see page 77.                                                Prerequisites: None.
Natural Sciences:                                                       4
 Any approved course, see page 78..                                               ACC212       Managerial Accounting         3 credits    3 periods
Social and Behavioral Sciences*:                                        3         Development and analysis of accounting information for mana-
 ECN100      Economics in American Society (3) or                                 gerial planning and control. Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or bet-
 ECN111      Macroeconomic Principles (3)
                                                                                  ter in (ACC111 and ACC112), or ACC211, and (CIS105 or per-
  * Students should consult with a department advisor before                      mission of department/division).
    selecting from these courses, so that future
    educational/career plans are appropriately considered.                        ACC219         Intermediate Accounting I   3 credits  3 periods
                                                                                  Theory and practice applicable to determination of asset val-




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
                                                                                  ues, liabilities, and related problems of income determination.
                                                                                  Prerequisites: ACC212 or ACC240 with a grade of "C" or better,
                                                                                  or permission of Department/Division.
                       Course Descriptions
                                                                                  ACC221      Tax Accounting             3 credits     3 periods
                         Accounting (ACC)                                         Preparation of and accounting procedures for individuals; intro-
                                                                                  duction to partnerships and corporate tax structures.
ACC107      Bookkeeping                                                           Prerequisites: ACC111 or ACC211 or permission of depart-
            Theory and Practice        4 credits    5 periods                     ment/division.
Fundamental accounting practices; application to retail stores,
professional firms, and personal service operations.                              ACC222      Payroll Accounting          3 credits  3 periods
Prerequisites: None.                                                              Payroll records for businesses required by federal and state
                                                                                  laws. Prerequisites: ACC111 or ACC211 or permission of
ACC111      Accounting Principles I    3 credits  3 periods                       Department/Division.
Fundamental theory of accounting principles and procedures.
Prerequisites: None.                                                              ACC223       Cost Accounting              3 credits 3 periods
                                                                                  Cost accumulation systems and relationships to managerial
ACC112        Accounting Principles II    3 credits   3 periods                   decision making. Prerequisites: ACC212 with a grade of "C" or
Continuation of the fundamental theory of accounting principles                   better, or permission of Department/Division.
and procedures, including interpretation of general purpose
financial statements. Prerequisites: ACC111 with a grade of “C”
or better, or permission of department/division.

Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       ACC230      Uses of Accounting                                                     pairs. Related law enforcement careers are in security, proba-
                                   Information I                3 credits   3 periods                     tion, corrections, etc.
                       Introduction to the uses of accounting information for internal
                       and external purposes with emphasis on financial statement                         • Enhance Employment. The AJS290 seminar series pro-
                                                                                                             vides specialized training for those in law enforcement
                       analysis. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ACC111 or
                                                                                                             desiring to enhance their skills. These seminars are avail-
                       ACC211, or a grade of "C" or better in (ENG101 and MAT151                             able on a limited basis.
                       and CRE101), or equivalent, or satisfactory score on District
                       placement exam.                                                                    • To Prepare for Related Fields . Students in other fields may
                                                                                                             well find courses such as AJS101, or 225 of interest.
                       ACC240      Uses of Accounting
                                   Information II               3 credits   3 periods                     • For Personal Interest. Those seeking training in the safe
                       Introduction to the uses of accounting information for internal                       and ethical use of firearms may enroll in AJS151, 153,
                       and external purposes with emphasis on analysis for use by                            and/or 154. AJS152 provides first aid information.
                       management. Prerequisites: ACC230.
                                                                                                                            Administration of Justice
                       ACC270AA Accounting Internship           1 credit    1 period
                       ACC270AB Accounting Internship           2 credits   2 periods                                        AA-SR Degree Pathway
                       ACC270AC Accounting Internship           3 credits   3 periods                                Associate in Arts - Special Requirements
                       Accounting work experience in a business or industry. 80 hours                               (Minimum 60 credits, maximum 64 towards transfer)
                       of designated work per credit per semester. Maximum of 3 cred-
                       its allowed. Prerequisites: Departmental approval.                                 An AA-SR Degree Pathway is open to those students planning
                                                                                                          to transfer to any of the following Bachelor of Arts degree pro-
                       ACC298    Special Projects                       1-3 credits                       grams: Justice Studies/ASU-Main Campus, Administration of
                       See page 278.                                                                      Justice/ASU-West, and Criminal Justice/NAU. The maximum of
                                                                                                          64 credits may be applied towards each of those majors. All
                                                                                                          courses must be grade of "C" or higher. For further details, see
                                                                                                          your program advisor or obtain an Administration of Justice AA-
                                                                                                          SR Degree Pathway checklist at the Enrollment Center.
                                                                                                          Program Overview
                                                                                                          General Education
                                              Administration of                                           •      AGEC-A Core requirements (35 credits) selected from cur-
                                                                                                                 rent course equivalent or transfer guide.
                                               Justice Studies                                            •      MCCD Additional Requirements (0-6 credits) Oral
                                                                                                                 Communication (3 credits) and Critical Reading (0-3 credits
                                                                                                                 which may be waived by an appropriate ASSET test score).
                                For AJS Course Information: Duke Schafer
                                           Phone: 623.845.3166 or                                         Lower Division Program
                                                                                                          Requirements: (18 credits)                                         Credits
                             For Police Academy/Law Enforcement Operations                                    AJS101        Introduction to Criminal Justice                             3
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                                        Information: Jerry McCown                                             AJS109        Substantive Criminal Law                                     3
                                                                                                              AJS225        Criminology                                                  3
                                            Phone: 623.845.3831                                               AJS230        The Police Function                                          3
                                                                                                              AJS240        The Corrections Function                                     3
                       For Law Enforcement Officers, see LEO section of the catalog                           AJS260        Procedural Criminal Law                                      3

                       Student Goals: Career-related, Personal                                            General Electives: (0-8 credits)                                   Credits
                                                                                                          If needed to complete the minimum 60 credit transfer limit.
                       AJS courses provide information for personal interest and relat-                   Electives may be selected from the following list:
                                                                                                             AJS123      Ethics & the Administration of Justice [HU]                     3
                       ed careers, but are designed primarily for those interested in                        AJS200      Current Issues in Criminal Justice [SB]                         3
                       careers in law enforcement and related fields. Students take                          AJS212      Juvenile Justice Procedures                                     3
                       these courses to:                                                                     AJS270      Community Relations                                             3
                                                                                                             AJS275      Criminal Investigations                                         3
                       • Prepare for Employment. An associate degree (AAS) and                               (Note: Consult transfer guide for other approved electives
                          certificate programs are available. The certificate program is                     AJS or other)
                          designed for reserve police officers in Maricopa County.
                                                                                                          Note: Refer to AJS AA-SR Degree Pathway Checklist for details.
                       Police officers and detectives are responsible for protecting life
                       and property, enforcing laws, preventing and investigating
                       crimes, and apprehending criminals. Officers working in small
                       communities have many duties, while officers employed by
                       large police departments are usually assigned to specific types
                       of duty such as traffic, narcotics, robbery, or homicide. Those
                       assigned to patrol a regularly-assigned area work alone or in

                       Course Availability:    (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1     (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally     (+) indicates course prerequisites

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                                                                                  Required Courses: (30 credits)                                 Credits
                    Administration Of Justice                                     Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
                    Administration Of Justice
                Associate in Applied Science (AAS)                                in the Required Courses category.
                Associate in Applied Science (AAS)                                  AJS101      Introduction to Criminal Justice                   3
                             64 credits                                             AJS109      Substantive Criminal Law                           3
                             64 credits                                             AJS110      Law and Legal Review I                             3
The Administration of Justice program is designed to inform and                     AJS200      Current Issues in Criminal Justice                 3
prepare men and women for careers in the fields of law enforce-                     AJS205      Criminal Justice Report Writing                    3
ment, corrections, and related technical occupations. In addi-                      AJS210      Constitutional Law                                 3
                                                                                    AJS225      Criminology                                        3
tion, the program provides practitioners of law enforcement and                     AJS260      Procedural Criminal Law                            3
corrections the opportunity for professional growth and devel-                      AJS270      Community Relations                                3
opment in their field, or the background to continue their edu-                     AJS275      Criminal Investigation I                           3
cation at a four-year institution. (Students planning to transfer to
a four-year institution should satisfy the general education                      Restricted Electives: (9 credits)                              Credits
requirements for the Associate in Arts (AA) degree, as listed on                    Select any AJS prefix course
page 61)                                                                            CWE198 may be selected for 1-3 credits                                  9

Note: Students should consult with a department advisor in                        General Studies Requirements: (25 credits)
planning their academic schedule in order to complete degree
                                                                                  Core: (15 credits)                                               Credits
requirements in an expedient manner. Required courses may                         First-Year Composition:                                                   6
not be available every semester or year. Due to limited course                    + ENG101      First-Year Composition (3) and
offerings, degree seeking students may find it necessary to                       + ENG111      Technical Writing (3) or
extend completion time lines and attend both day and evening                      + ENG102      First-Year Composition (3)
classes.                                                                          Oral Communication:                                                       3
                                                                                    COM100      Introduction to Human Communication (3) or
Special Qualifications: A peace officer in the state of Arizona                     COM110      Interpersonal Communication (3) or
must meet the following minimum standards:                                        + COM225      Public Speaking (3) or
                                                                                  + COM230      Small Group Communication (3)
1. United States citizenship                                                      Critical Reading:                                                         3
2. A high school graduation or GED equivalency                                    + CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or
3. A completed background investigation with local, state, and                    + CRE111      Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3)
   national fingerprint check                                                     Mathematics:                                                              3
4. No felony conviction in any state or federal jurisdiction                      + MAT102      Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) or
5. A medical examination by a licensed physician attesting                        + MAT122      Intermediate Algebra (3) or
   that no physical conditions exist which would adversely                                      Equivalent
   affect the performance of duties as a peace officer                            Distribution: (10 credits)                                       Credits
6. Proportionate height and weight                                                Humanities and Fine Arts:                                                 3
7. Minimum age as required by law                                                  Any approved course, see page 77.
                                                                                  Natural Sciences:                                                         4
Note: LEO102 and 202 (Law Enforcement Training Academy                             Any approved course, see page 78.
Certificate) may be applied towards partial completion of this                    Social and Behavioral Sciences:                                           3
degree; and after completing the following courses: AJS200,                        Any approved course, see page 77.




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
AJS225 and AJS230 the student may be eligible to satisfy all
AJS requirements for this degree. See an advisor or contact
the Registrar for details. Some university transfer restrictions
may apply.

Program Description: The Administration of Justice Studies
Degree is interdisciplinary in nature and provides the student
with a broad based knowledge of the criminal justice field. It
prepares the students of excellent character and reputation for
careers in Administration of Justice, including, but not limited to:
law enforcement, corrections, probation/parole officer, and
social services in community based agencies/organizations.




Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                            Law Enforcement Training Academy Certificate
                            Law Enforcement Training Academy Certificate                                        Law Enforcement Investigator Certificate
                                                                                                                Law Enforcement Investigator Certificate
                                             30 credits
                                             30 credits                                                                      6 Credits
                                                                                                                             6 Credits
                       The Glendale Community College Law Enforcement Training                           Program Description: This certificate program is designed to
                       Academy is fully certified by the Arizona Peace Officer                           prepare the law enforcement officer to become a specialist in
                       Standards Training Board (AZPOST), which is the peace officer                     the investigation of criminal activity and to successfully assist in
                       certification agency in the state. The academy spans two                          prosecution. Courses address case management, legal
                       semesters with the first certifying the successful participants as                aspects of interviewing, search and seizure, and courtroom pre-
                       Limited Authority Officers with full peace officer powers when in                 sentations. Students will demonstrate skills related to these
                       the presence of a fully certified officer. The second semester                    areas in a crime scene scenario.
                       completes their basic training and they become fully certified.
                       Because the training is conducted over two semesters, most                        Admission Criteria: Student must be Law enforcement per-
                       participants are appointed to a reserve officer position with their               sonnel or permission of instructor.
                       agency.
                       Persons interested in attending the academy may be sent by a                      Required Courses: (6 credits)                                  Credits
                       law enforcement agency or apply for college sponsorship. For                      Students must earn a grade of “C” or better for each course listed
                                                                                                         in the Required Courses category.
                       agency sponsorship, they contact an agency they are interest-                     + LEO281AA Criminal Investigations Certification I               1
                       ed in becoming a reserve officer with and participate in their                    + LEO281AB Criminal Investigations Certification II              1
                       testing process.                                                                  + LEO281AC Criminal Investigations Certification III             1
                                                                                                         + LEO281AD Criminal Investigations Certification IV              1
                       Because it is an extended academy program lasting two                             + LEO281AE Criminal Investigations Certification V              .5
                       semesters, persons appointed to a Reserve Officer position are                    + LEO281AF Criminal Investigations Certification VI             .5
                       normally in attendance. Individuals wishing to attend the                         + LEO281AG Criminal Investigations Certification VII             1
                       Academy must be sent by a law enforcement agency or may be
                       sponsored by the Glendale Community College after a selec-
                       tion process. The program is a challenging and very demand-
                       ing curriculum, requiring physical and intellectual stamina.
                                                                                                                          Police Supervision Certificate
                       However, the certification attained allows successful partici-                                               15 credits
                       pants to enter an exciting and rewarding career.
                                                                                                         Program Description: This certificate program is designed to
                       If they are successful, the agency authorizes the academy to                      prepare law enforcement officers for career advancement to the
                       accept them. The testing normally consists of a written exam,                     first line supervisor or mid-management level. Courses address
                       an oral board evaluation, a polygraph test, a psychological eval-                 supervision and management skills, planning strategies, and
                       uation, a background investigation, a medical exam, and a fit-                    communication techniques.
                       ness test.
                       Arizona statutes allow academies to appoint cadets to complete                    Admission Criteria: Student must be a certified police officer,
                                                                                                         or permission of instructor.
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                       peace officer training. Upon successful completion of the acad-
                       emy, these cadets will have 18 months to seek employment                          Required Courses: (15 credits)                                 Credits
                       with a law enforcement agency. If appointed to a position with                    Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
                       an agency, (after passing all aspects of the background investi-                  in the Required Courses category.
                       gation), they will be eligible for AZPOST peace officer certifica-                  AJS131      Police Management Techniques I                     3
                       tion.                                                                             + AJS132      Police Management Techniques II                    3
                                                                                                           AJS211      Police Planning                                    3
                       Those interested in attending the academy while being affiliat-                     AJS288AA Community Policing                                    1
                                                                                                           AJS288AB Cultural Awareness for Police Supervisors             1
                       ed with an agency will need to contact the human resource or                      + AJS288AC Ethics and Professionalism                            1
                       personnel departments at a law enforcement agency and                               AJS290BC Police Supervision                                    1
                       inquire about their application process.                                            AJS290BS Stress in Law Enforcement                             1
                                                                                                           AJS290BW Communication in Criminal Justice                     1
                       College appointed cadets will be responsible for all costs per-
                       taining to the qualification process and their training. For further
                       information regarding the open enrollment program, to to
                       www.gc.maricopa.edu/justice.
                       Required Courses: (30 credits)                                  Credits
                       Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
                       in the Required Courses category.
                       + LEO102      Peace Officer Certification I                     15
                       + LEO202      Peace Officer Certification II                    15




                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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                                                                                  AJS117       Computer Applications
                                                                                               in Criminal Justice           1 credit   1 period
                                                                                  Provides computer literacy in microcomputer applications in
                       Course Descriptions                                        various areas of the criminal justice system. Considers avail-
                                                                                  ability and uses of hardware and software. Provides hands on
         Administration of Justice Studies (AJS)                                  experience with appropriate software which pertains to law
          Law Enforcement Operations (LEO)                                        enforcement, the courts, and corrections. Prerequisites: None.

                                                                                  AJS119       Computer Applications
                 Administration of Justice (AJS)                                               in Justice Studies           3 credits    4 periods
                                                                                  Provides literacy in microcomputer applications in major areas
AJS101       Introduction to                                                      of the criminal justice system. Examines availability and uses
             Criminal Justice             3 credits   3 periods                   of current software packages in criminal justice work. Provides
An examination of the organization and jurisdiction of local,                     hands-on experience with appropriate integrated software
state and federal law enforcement, judicial and corrections sys-                  packages pertaining to justice studies. Prerequisites: None.
tems; their history and philosophy; career opportunities and                      (F,S,D)
qualifying requirements, terminology and constitutional limita-
tions of the system. Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites:                   AJS123      Ethics and the
None. (F,S,Su,D,E)                                                                            Administration of Justice     3 credits    3 periods
                                                                                  Introduces and explores ethical issues and the justice system.
AJS107      Patrol Procedures               3 credits   3 periods                 Focuses on ethics and the law, the police, courts and correc-
Specialized areas of the patrol function, including responding to                 tions. Reviews ethical theory, concepts and practices as they
crowds, riots, bomb threats, intoxication, hazardous materials,                   relate to administration of justice. Encourages critical thinking
fires, and domestic disputes. Partially fulfills Arizona POST                     and value decision making in criminal justice system situations.
(Peace Officer Standards and Training) requirements for profi-                    Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,EO)
ciency skills academy attendance. Prerequisites: None.
(F,S,D,E)                                                                         AJS131      Police Management
                                                                                              Techniques I                 3 credits   3 periods
AJS109       Substantive Criminal Law   3 credits   3 periods
                                                                                  Police supervisory techniques for planning, organization, coor-
Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and historical develop-
                                                                                  dination, reporting, budgeting and handling related personnel
ment from the common law to modern American criminal law,
                                                                                  problems. Prerequisites: None.
classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes,
general definition of crimes, common defenses utilized.                           AJS132      Police Management
Includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each                                 Techniques II                   3 credits   3 periods
offense. Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.                         Management of police personnel including selections proce-
(F,S,D,E)                                                                         dures, disciplinary practices, public relations, elements of
                                                                                  supervision, service ratings, recruiting and probation, and relat-
AJS110       Law and Legal Review I        3 credits    3 periods
                                                                                  ed personnel problems. Prerequisites: AJS131 or instructor's
n-depth study of the Arizona laws governing arrest by peace
                                                                                  approval.




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
officers, as well as, an intensive study of the Arizona substan-
tive criminal law code (ARS Title 13). Focuses on specific sec-                   AJS150       Defensive Tactics             1 credit     1 period
tions of ARS Title 4 and ARS Title 8, as they apply to peace offi-                Skills in the protection against persons armed with dangerous
cers in Arizona. Partially fulfills the Arizona POST (Peace                       and deadly weapons, demonstration and drill in a limited num-
Officer Standard and Training) Board requirements for                             ber of holds and come alongs, and restraint of prisoners and the
Proficiency Skills Academy attendance. Prerequisites: None.                       mentally ill. May be repeated twice for credit. Prerequisites:
(F,S,D,EO)                                                                        None. (F,S,D,E)
AJS111      Law and Legal Review II      3 credits  3 periods                     AJS151      Firearms I                     1 credit    1 period
Study of Arizona laws governing search and seizure, rules of                      Moral aspects, legal provisions, safety precautions and restric-
evidence, juvenile laws and procedures, and constitutional law                    tions covering the use of firearms, and the firing of sidearms
pertaining to law enforcement officers. Course partially fulfills                 and shotguns. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,Su,E)
the Arizona POST (Peace Officer Standard and Training) Board
requirement for Proficiency Skills Academy attendance.                            AJS152        First Aid                   3 credits   3 periods
Prerequisites: None. (S,D)                                                        Methods for providing emergency medical care to victims of
                                                                                  accidents or illness and related safeguards. Includes legal and
AJS112       Wellness for Law                                                     civil issues, basic functions and major organs of the human
             Enforcement Officers          3 credits   3 periods                  body, injury management, resuscitation, movement and extrica-
The value of physical fitness in law enforcement and the basic                    tion of victims. Prerequisites: None.
elements of strength training, aerobic conditioning, flexibility,
nutrition, and back injury prevention. Prerequisites: None.




Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       AJS153      Firearms II/Handguns       1 credit    1 period                       AJS208         Traffic Control               3 credits   3 periods
                       Advanced familiarization with handguns. Variations of basic                       Intensive study of Arizona substantive traffic law (ARS Title 28),
                       shooting stance. Legal and moral repercussions of self-                           traffic collision investigation techniques, impaired driver investi-
                       defense. Includes range practice. Prerequisites: AJS151 or                        gation, and enforcement procedures including the traffic citation
                       approval of instructor. (F,S,E)                                                   process. Partially fulfills the Arizona POST (Peace Officer
                                                                                                         Standard and Training) Board requirements for Proficiency
                       AJS154       Firearms III/Long Weapons 1 credit        1 period                   Skills Academy attendance. Prerequisites: None. (F,E)
                       Familiarization with different types of long weapons and associ-
                       ated ammunition. Emphasis on safety techniques for use and                        AJS210      Constitutional Law           3 credits     3 periods
                       storage of weapons. Limited use of range for practice.                            An examination of the U.S. Constitution as it relates to the law
                       Prerequisites: None. (F,S,E)                                                      enforcement function. Includes statutory law and judicial deci-
                                                                                                         sions governing the areas of arrest, search and seizure, inter-
                       AJS156       Home and Vehicle
                                                                                                         rogations and confessions, self-incrimination and other consti-
                                    Personal Defense              1 credit    1 period
                                                                                                         tutional guarantees. Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites:
                       Development of personal safety plans, confrontation avoid-
                                                                                                         None. (F,S,D)
                       ance, and effective self-defense tactics. Legal and safe use of
                       firearms. Includes range practice. Prerequisites: AJS151 or per-                  AJS211       Police Planning              3 credits  3 periods
                       mission of instructor.                                                            An analysis of the process of planning, and a descriptive study
                       AJS158      Concealed Weapon                                                      of logical and systematic approaches to strategic, short-range,
                                   Recertification               .25 credit .25 period                   operational, organizational and tactical planning within a law
                       Legal provisions, safety precautions and restrictions covering                    enforcement organization. Prerequisites: None.
                       the use of firearms, and the firing of sidearms. Prerequisites:
                       AJS151 or AJS155.                                                                 AJS212      Juvenile Justice
                                                                                                                     Procedures                     3 credits    3 periods
                       AJS200      Current Issues                                                        Examines the history and development of juvenile justice theo-
                                   in Criminal Justice          3 credits    3 periods                   ries, procedures, and institutions. Prerequisites: None. (FD, SE)
                       Examines current issues, techniques, and trends in the Criminal
                       Justice System. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)                                    AJS213       Evidence
                                                                                                                      Technology/Fingerprints         3 credits    3 periods
                       AJS201       Rules of Evidence             3 credits    3 periods                 Fingerprint identification, interpretation, and classification. The
                       A practical insight into the rules of evidence to include how to                  fundamentals of fingerprinting and the problems in developing
                       recognize evidence; the general rules governing admissibility of                  latent prints, preservation of evidence, and the chain of evi-
                       evidence; the “hearsay” rule and its exceptions; the use of doc-                  dence. Prerequisites: None. (F,E)
                       umentary evidence, written memoranda, photographs, and
                       recordings; corpus delicti; opinion evidence; circumstantial evi-                 AJS214      Evidence
                       dence, evidential privileges. Required in AJS curriculum.                                     Technology/Photography      3 credits   3 periods
                       Prerequisites: None. (FE,SD)                                                      The use of photography and other aids in identification and
                                                                                                         preservation of evidence such as fingerprints, footprints and
                       AJS203      Arizona Vehicle Code I          3 credits   3 periods                 impressions. Techniques in crime scene and traffic accident
Programs and Courses




                       A general background in the area of traffic law enforcement to                    photography. Prerequisites: None. (S,E)
                       include the elements of the Arizona vehicle laws, major issues
                       concerning traffic laws, traffic enforcement techniques, basic                    AJS215        Criminalistics:
                       defenses involving traffic violations, and recent court decisions                               Physical Evidence              3 credits    3 periods
                       concerning traffic laws. Prerequisites: None. (OE)                                The scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence
                                                                                                         with emphasis on scientific investigation, recognition, collection,
                       AJS205      Criminal Justice                                                      and preservation of evidence. Topics include fingerprints, shoe
                                   Report Writing                3 credits   3 periods                   prints, tool marks, firearms identification, paint chips and arson.
                       Characteristics of reports and field notes, and the importance                    Prerequisites: None. (F,E)
                       and uses of each. Form, style, and procedures for writing vari-
                       ous reports, including elements of composition, required sub-                     AJS216       Criminalistics:
                       stance, proper and improper conclusions, and descriptions of                                   Biological Evidence          3 credits   3 periods
                       persons and property. Prerequisites: None. (FE,SD)                                The scientific analysis and examination of biological evidence
                                                                                                         with emphasis on collection and preservation of evidence.
                       AJS207        Traffic Accident                                                    Topics discussed include blood, drugs, blood alcohol, hairs and
                                     Investigation               3 credits 3 periods                     fibers, and topics of special interest in criminalistics.
                       Theories and basic techniques of accident investigation: what                     Prerequisites: None. (S,E)
                       the vehicle shows, examination of the roadway, recording and
                       preservation of skidmark evidence, speed estimates, recon-
                       struction of the accident scene, diagram and map making, pho-
                       tographing the accident scene, background investigation, and
                       court testimony. Prerequisites: None. (S,E)


                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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AJS218      Special Investigations:                                               AJS276       Criminal Investigation II   3 credits  3 periods
            Drugs                          3 credits   3 periods                  Focuses on investigating specific offenses, methods for identi-
Advanced course in the specialized investigation area of drug                     fying, collecting and preserving evidence. Establishing ele-
enforcement. Emphasis on the pharmacological properties of                        ments of crimes and connecting suspects to the crimes.
abused drugs, field testing, evidence requirements, and spe-                      Prerequisites: AJS275.
cialized investigation techniques utilized in narcotic and dan-
gerous drug investigations. Prerequisites: None. (FE,SD)                          AJS290AA Arson Investigation            1 credit   1 period
                                                                                  Investigative techniques used in analyzing suspected arson
AJS220      Organized Crime                 3 credits   3 periods                 scenes, motives, and collection of physical evidence.
Examines the history, structure and activities of organized crime                 Prerequisites: None.
groups. Reviews theories explaining the existence of organized
crime and enforcement strategies used to combat it.                               AJS290AB Auto Theft Investigation            1 credit     1 period
Prerequisites: None. (FD,SE)                                                      Includes investigations concerning automobiles, trucks and
                                                                                  heavy duty equipment, locations for finding V.I.N. (Vehicle
AJS225       Criminology                   3 credits  3 periods                   Identification number) numbers, investigation of auto theft rings,
Study of deviance, society’s role in defining behavior; theories                  illegal licensing and registrations. Prerequisites: None.
of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological
impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime                       AJS290AC Burglary                             1 credit    1 period
trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of                     Covers methods of operations of various burglars. Detection of
crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curricu-                   burglars’ tools. Lifting of fingerprints. Protection and preserva-
lum. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,Su,D,E)                                            tion of the crime scene and evidence. Prerequisites: None.

AJS230      The Police Function           3 credits   3 periods                   AJS290AE Arrest, Search and Seizure       1 credit   1 period
Theories of procedures and methods of operations of public                        Procedural applications of current arrest, search and seizure
police with emphasis on discretionary powers available to the                     statutes. Prerequisites: None.
working police officer. Career opportunities and current trends
in law enforcement presented. Prerequisites: None. (FE,SD)                        AJS290AL Evidence Identification
                                                                                               and Preservation                1 credit     1 period
AJS233      High Risk Vehicle Stops         1 credit    1 period                  Scientific and legal principles involved in the collection, preser-
Recognized procedures for conducting high risk/known risk                         vation and analysis of physical evidence. Prerequisites: None.
vehicle stops. Prerequisites: Certified Police Officer or depart-
mental approval.                                                                  AJS290AM Explosive/Terrorism/
                                                                                               Hostage Negotiation           1 credit    1 period
AJS258      Victimology and                                                       Situations demanding a tactical response, including a barricad-
            Crisis Management              3 credits   3 periods                  ed suspect, hostage incident or sniper situation. Prerequisites:
Focuses on victimology and techniques of crises intervention;                     None.
and the importance of multicultural perspective. Includes cov-                    AJS290AP Forgery                          1 credit     1 period
erage of sexual assault, family violence, child abuse, post-trau-                 Recognition of disguised and forged writing, detection of coun-
matic stress disorder, substance abuse, coping skills, stress                     terfeit currency and negotiable instruments, and application of




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
management, and community resources. Prerequisites: None.                         current laws regarding document crimes. Prerequisites: None.
(F,S,D,E)
                                                                                  AJS290AU Child Abuse
AJS260        Procedural Criminal Law         3 credits    3 periods                          Investigation                 1 credit    1 period
Concerned with the understanding of procedural criminal law.                      Definition and investigation of the causes and effects of child
Examines the rationale underlying major court holdings, the                       abuse. Prerequisites: None.
procedural requirements that stem from these holdings, and
their effect on the daily operations of the criminal justice system.              AJS290AW Narcotics and
Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)                                                                 Dangerous Drugs              1 credit    1 period
                                                                                  Pharmacological effects of the use and abuse of drugs, includ-
AJS270      Community Relations           3 credits 3 periods                     ing a description of common abuse patterns and investigative
Examination, recognition, and understanding of community                          techniques used in the enforcement of drug laws. Prerequisites:
problems; community action programs; methods of coping with                       None.
human behavior, victimology, conflict, and communication; eth-
nic and minority cultures and environments; the community and                     AJS290AX Organized Criminal Activity 1 credit     1 period
relationships with the criminal justice system. Prerequisites:                    Description of various areas of organized criminal activity,
None. (F,S,D,OE)                                                                  including racketeering, vice, gambling, and drugs.
                                                                                  Prerequisites: None.
AJS275      Criminal Investigation I      3 credits   3 periods
Introduction to the theory of criminal investigation. Examines
crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing, and
basic investigative techniques. Prerequisites: None.
(F,S,Su,D,E)

Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       AJS290AZ Police Interrogation
                                   Techniques                      1 credit   1 period                           Law Enforcement Operations (LEO)
                       Proper interview and interrogation techniques, including a dis-
                       cussion of the constitutional rights of the defendant and appli-                  LEO102       Peace Officer
                       cable court decisions. Prerequisites: None.                                                    Certification I              15 credits 22 periods
                       AJS290BG Robbery                           1 credit    1 period                   A basic, entry-level training program for reserve peace officers,
                       Study of robbery investigations including: surveillances, stake-                  leading to certification by the Arizona Peace Officer Standards
                       outs, hostage negotiations, on-scene investigations, robbery                      and Training Board (AzPOST - The statutory agency for certify-
                       investigations, follow-ups, and alarm systems. Coordination                       ing peace officers - all person with arrest powers - in Arizona.)
                       between robbery investigation teams emphasized.                                   Subjects to include: Introduction to Law Enforcement, Law and
                       Prerequisites: None.                                                              Legal Matters, Patrol Procedures, Traffic Control, and Police
                                                                                                         Proficiency Skills. Prerequisites: Student must comply with
                       AJS290BH Sex Crimes Investigation         1 credit   1 period                     AzPOST employment standards for peace officers. Students
                       Investigative procedures employed by the police and courtroom                     may be sponsored by a law enforcement agency or apply with
                       procedures utilized by the prosecuting attorney in sex-related                    the college for sponsorship. (F,S,E)
                       crimes. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                         LEO202       Peace Officer
                       AJS290BJ Accident Investigation I          1 credit 1 period                                   Certification II              15 credits 22 periods
                       Skills and concepts necessary to conduct an adequate traffic                      A continuation of the basic, entry-level training program leading
                       accident investigation. Prerequisites: None.                                      to full authority peace officer certification as required by the
                                                                                                         Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board I
                       AJS290BK Vice Crimes                      1 credit    1 period                    (AzPOST). Subjects to include: Patrol Procedure, Accident
                       Detection, investigation and control of vice crimes, including                    Investigation, Records and Report Writing, Community
                       commercial and deviant sex, gambling and pornography.                             Relations, Criminal Investigations, and Officer Survival.
                       Prerequisites: None.                                                              Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in AJS/LEO102 or
                                                                                                         AzPOST Limited Authority Peace Officer certification. (F,S,E)
                       AJS290BL White Collar Crimes                1 credit  1 period
                       Business-related criminal activities, including computer fraud,                   LEO233AA High Risk Vehicle Stops
                       pyramid schemes, and false and misleading advertising and                                      Instructor Certification 1.25 credits 1.25 periods
                       security schemes. Prerequisites: None.                                            Proper instructional procedures for teaching how to conduct
                                                                                                         high risk/known risk vehicle stops. Prerequisites: Arizona
                       AJS290BP Arizona Criminal Code            1 credit  1 period                      P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standard and Training) General
                       Substantive provisions of the Arizona Criminal Code with spe-                     Instructor certificate.
                       cial emphasis on those areas that have proven most trouble-
                       some to the law enforcement community. Prerequisites: None.                       LEO236       Police Submachine
                                                                                                                      Gun Operator                    1 credit    1 period
                       AJS290BS Stress in Law Enforcement          1 credit     1 period                 Proper manipulation, marksmanship, and tactical deployment
                       Major stress that affect a police officer; effects of stress and                  of closed bolt type submachine gun. Focus on weapon's use in
                       methods for reducing stress. Prerequisites: None.
Programs and Courses




                                                                                                         law enforcement situations including critical incident perimeter
                                                                                                         security, methodical "stealth" building searches, and crisis entry
                       AJS290BW Communication in                                                         (raids). Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement personnel.
                                    Criminal Justice              1 credit      1 period
                       Study of barriers to effective communication in the field of crim-                LEO237      DUI Detection                 2 credits  2 periods
                       inal justice. Development of effective intradepartmental and                      Overview of alcohol-related DUI (Driving under the influence)
                       interdepartmental communication as well as communication                          enforcement and general deterrence, DUI detection and
                       with the community and within the courtroom. Prerequisites:                       description techniques, legal statues, Standardized Field
                       None.                                                                             Sobriety Test (SFSTs) procedures, DUI arrest process, report
                                                                                                         writing, courtroom testimony techniques, and drug detection
                       AJS298    Special Projects                      1-3 credits                       techniques. Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement personnel
                       See page 278.                                                                     or permission of department.

                                                                                                         LEO264     Law Enforcement
                                                                                                                    Instructor Certification        3 credits    3 periods
                                                                                                         Designed for criminal justice trainers. The adult learner, devel-
                                                                                                         oping a course, characteristics of effective instruction, evalua-
                                                                                                         tion methods. Prerequisites: None.




                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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LEO281AA Criminal Investigations                                                  LEO283      Crime and
            Certification I                1 credit    1 period                               Intelligence Analysis         2 credits    2 periods
Overview of information, strategies, techniques, and resources                    A course on how information is used to analyze crimes and
available to detectives investigating property crimes, sex                        crime trends, current methods of intelligence collection and
crimes, forged documents, and death investigations.                               information organization, and information distribution. Includes
Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement personnel.                               analysis charting, link analysis, and computer software applica-
                                                                                  tions commonly used in crime analysis. Prerequisites:
LEO281AB Criminal Investigations                                                  Employee of a law enforcement agency.
            Certification II              1 credit   1 period
Review of laws regarding search and seizure. Updated infor-                       LEO286        Law Enforcement
mation regarding new laws as they apply to search and seizure.                                  Firearm Instructor              5 credits   5 periods
Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement personnel.                               A "train the trainer" course for police firearm instructors. Covers
                                                                                  instructional techniques for the pistol, revolver, and shotgun.
LEO281AC Criminal Investigations                                                  Prerequisites: AzPost (Peace Officer Standard and Training)
             Certification III             1 credit   1 period                    Certified Police General Instructor or permission of department.
The legal framework for admissible confessions and other infor-
mation gathered through interviews and interrogations.                            LEO287AA Law Enforcement
Prepares law enforcement personnel for obtaining confessions                                    Carbine Operator I          1 credit    1 period
and other incriminating information from suspects used in court.                  A skill building course on the proper manipulation and marks-
Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement personnel.                               manship of the police carbine. A basic course covering founda-
                                                                                  tion techniques, including firing positions. Prerequisites:
LEO281AD Criminal Investigations                                                  Certified law enforcement officer.
            Certification IV                1 credit    1 period
                                                                                  LEO287AB Law Enforcement
Emphasizes the necessity for good reports in criminal investi-
                                                                                                Carbine Operator II             1 credit     1 period
gations. Characteristics of pre-report preparation, preparing the
                                                                                  Advanced techniques of carbine deployment. Includes use of
body of the report, and assembling the case report. Process of
                                                                                  barricades, pivots, turns, and moving while shooting.
handling submission of a case report, processing turndowns,
                                                                                  Prerequisites: AJS/LEO287AA and (certified law enforcement
and furthers. Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement person-
                                                                                  officer, or corrections officer, or permission of instructor).
nel.
                                                                                  LEO288AA Community Policing              1 credit    1 period
LEO281AE Criminal Investigations
                                                                                  Methods for incorporating community-oriented policing into the
            Certification V                  .5 credit    .5 period
                                                                                  police environment. Prerequisites: None.
Provides the criminal investigator with a working knowledge to
properly prepare case documents for submittal to the attorney
                                                                                  LEO288AB Cultural Awareness for
and to prepare for trial. Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement                             Law Enforcement Supervisors 1 credit        1 period
personnel.                                                                        Explores the complex issues of multiculturalism and law
                                                                                  enforcement in the United States, and the possible effects into
LEO281AF Criminal Investigations
                                                                                  the next century. Addresses the historical perspectives of the
            Certification VI            .5 credit  .5 period




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
                                                                                  formation of the Anglo-Saxon Northern European culture along
Various types of electronic evidence and the procedures
                                                                                  with the formation and structure of the "police culture." Aspects
required to be submitted to the court for prosecution.
                                                                                  and responsibilities of leadership and supervision in a multicul-
Prerequisites: Certified peace officer or permission of the
                                                                                  tural world. Understanding complex cultural communication and
instructor.
                                                                                  the challenge of community-based law enforcement.
                                                                                  Prerequisites: None.
LEO281AG Criminal Investigations
             Certification VII               1 credit     1 period
                                                                                  LEO288AC Ethics and Professionalism          1 credit  1 period
Utilizes the skills acquired in criminal investication certification
                                                                                  Ethics defined; principles of ethics; professional demeanor and
courses. Practical application of crime scene processing,
                                                                                  integrity in law enforcement. Prerequisites: Certified law
search warrant application, collection and preservation of evi-
                                                                                  enforcement personnel or permission of department.
dence, diagramming, supplemental reports, analysis, and case
presentation.           Prerequisites:           AJS/LEO281AA,
                                                                                  LEO288AD Career Strategies for Women
AJS/LEO281AAB,           AJS/LEO281AC,           AJS/LEO281AD,
                                                                                            in Law Enforcement             1 credit   1 period
AJS/LEO281AE, and AJS/LEO281AF.
                                                                                  Pre-employment and career challenges to women in law
                                                                                  enforcement and strategies for career advancement and devel-
                                                                                  opment. Open to both men and women. Prerequisites: None.




Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       LEO289AA Law Enforcement                                                          LEO289AK Officer Survival I             1.5 credits 1.5 periods
                                     Precision Rifle Operator I   1 credit    1 period                   Officer safety considerations while responding to high risk inci-
                       Use, deployment, and marksmanship of the police precision                         dents. Prerequisites: Certified peace officer or permission of
                       rifle. Includes related equipment and circumstances in which                      instructor.
                       the precision rifle may be deployed. Prerequisites: Certified law
                       enforcement personnel or permission of department.                                LEO289AL Law Enforcement
                                                                                                                     Precision Rifle Operator II   1 credit      1 period
                       LEO289AB Law Enforcement                                                          Advanced techniques of precision rifle deployment. Includes
                                    Shotgun Operator           1 credit   1 period                       advanced range distances, internal and external ballistics, mov-
                       Proper and safe manipulation and deployment of the police                         ing target considerations, and range estimation. Prerequisites:
                       shotgun in the law enforcement environment. Prerequisites:                        AJS/LEO289AA and (certified law enforcement officer or per-
                       Certified law enforcement personnel or permission of depart-                      mission of the instructor.)
                       ment.
                                                                                                         LEO289AM Tactical Firearms I:
                       LEO289AC Covert Law                                                                              Individual Officer Tactics    1 credit     1 period
                                    Enforcement Operations      1 credit     1 period                    Tactical deployment of the duty handgun and shotgun in the
                       Methods of controlling informants, documenting covert informa-                    patrol function. Prerequisites: Certified peace officer or permis-
                       tion, and techniques used in covert operations. Prerequisites:                    sion of instructor.
                       Certified law enforcement personnel or permission of depart-
                       ment.                                                                             LEO289AN Tactical Firearms II:
                                                                                                                     Concealed Firearms              1 credit    1 period
                       LEO289AD Technical Aspects of                                                     Tactical deployment of the concealed handgun in law enforce-
                                   Covert Operations              1 credit      1 period                 ment applications. Prerequisites: Certified peace officer or per-
                       Set-up and use of covert audio and video recording equipment                      mission of instructor.
                       commonly used in undercover operations. Topics include cam-
                       era concealments, equipment selection, time lapse video                           LEO289AO Tactical Firearms III:
                       recording, video and audio transmitters, installation techniques,                             Team Tactics                   1 credit   1 period
                       and the legal aspects of audio and video recording.                               Tactical deployment of the handgun and shotgun while working
                       Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement personnel or permis-                     with a partner in the patrol function. Prerequisites: Certified
                       sion of department.                                                               peace officer or permission of instructor.

                       LEO289AE Drug Use Awareness and                                                   LEO289AP Advanced Accident
                                  Legal Ramifications           .5 credit  .5 period                                  Investigation                  1 credit    1 period
                       Recognizing and dealing with drug-impaired persons. Detecting                     Advanced principles and techniques of traffic collision investi-
                       drug use and developing preventive policies. Legal issues                         gation for officers that have completed the basic accident inves-
                       addressed. Prerequisites: None.                                                   tigation in the Law Enforcement Training Academy.
                                                                                                         Prerequisites: Certified law enforcement officer or permission of
                       LEO289AF Explosive Awareness for                                                  instructor.
                                    Emergency Responders          1 credit     1 period
Programs and Courses




                       Procedures for recognizing, identifying, and taking proper pre-                   LEO289AS Law Enforcement
                       cautions to limit and/or eliminate hazards of explosives in pub-                              Close Quarters Battle          1 credit      1 period
                       lic safety agency calls for service. Prerequisites: Certified law                 Introduces law enforcement officers to tactics that are designed
                       enforcement officer, fireman, EMT, paramedic, or permission of                    to enable them to defend against deadly force attacks from all
                       the instructor.                                                                   angles. Given an armed or unarmed opponent(s), defense and
                                                                                                         counter techniques while engaged in close quarters combat.
                       LEO289AG Negotiation Techniques                                                   Prerequisites: Certified peace officer or permission of the
                                    for First Responders          .5 credit   .5 period                  instructor.
                       Crisis negotiating for peace officers responding to the scene of
                                                                                                         LEO290BC Law Enforcement Supervision 1 credit           1 period
                       a barricaded situation. Prerequisites: Certified peace officer or
                                                                                                         Skills needed to be an effective frontline supervisor, including
                       permission of instructor
                                                                                                         personnel relations, communication techniques and administra-
                                                                                                         tive policies and procedures. Prerequisites: None.
                       LEO289AH Negotiation Techniques
                                    for 911 Operators            .5 credit   .5 period
                       Crisis negotiating for emergency telephone operators. How to
                       communicate in a critical situation such as a barricaded or sui-
                       cidal subject. Prerequisites: None.

                       LEO289AJ Street Gangs I                      1 credit     1 period
                       Introduction to street gang identification, history, culture, and
                       current trends, specifically in the western United States.
                       Prerequisites: Certified officer or permission of instructor.

                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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                                                           Programs and Courses                                                                        103

                                                                                    Students must apply for the POC and be accepted before
                                                                                    enrolling in POC classes. Those students accepted will attend
                                                                                    a four-week field training encampment at an air force base
                            Aeronautics                                             between their sophomore and junior years. They must complete
                                                                                    their AFROTC requirements at a university offering the POC
                            Aeronautics                                             program.

                                                                                    Air Force ROTC offers scholarships to outstanding young men
                       For information: Doug DeSanti                                and women on a nationwide competitive basis. Scholarships
                            Phone: 623.845.3832                                     cover full college tuition as well as books, fees, and a monthly
                                                                                    tax-free allowance ranging from $250 to $350.
                                                                                    Air Force ROTC graduates can go on to become pilots, navi-
                        Course Descriptions                                         gators, space and missile officers, or serve in one of literally
                                                                                    hundreds of technical and non-technical career fields. For more
                           Aeronautics (AET)                                        information contact Air Force ROTC at 480-965-3181.

Aeronautics courses may be used for elective credit for the AA,
AGS, and AAS degrees.

AET101      Private Pilot Ground                                                                        Course Descriptions
            School, FAR Part 61            5 credits   5 periods
Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 61 ground school in
preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
                                                                                                      Aerospace Studies (AES)
Private Pilot Certificate written examination. Includes aerody-
                                                                                    AES101      Air Force Today I           2 credits   2 periods
namics, airplane systems, airports, airspace, communications,
                                                                                    Introduction to U.S. Air Force and AFROTC. Topics include: the
federal aviation regulations, weather, navigation, airplane per-
                                                                                    Air Force mission and organization, customs and courtesies,
formance, flight planning, and flight physiology. Prerequisites:
                                                                                    officer opportunities, officership and professionalism.
None. (F,S,D,E)
                                                                                    Prerequisites: None.

                                                                                    AES103      Air Force Today II          2 credits    2 periods
                                                                                    Introduction to U.S. Air Force and AFROTC. Topics include: the
                                                                                    Air Force mission and organization, customs and courtesies,
                   Aerospace Studies -                                              officer opportunities, officership, and professionalism.
                                                                                    Prerequisites: AES101 or ASU Department of Aerospace
                    Air Force ROTC                                                  Studies approval.

                                                                                    AES201       Evolution of USAF Air
                   For Information: Air Force ROTC




                                                                                                                                                                    Programs and Courses
                                                                                                 and Space Power I             2 credits   2 periods
                          Phone: 480.965.3181                                       Further preparation of AFROTC candidate. Topics include: Air
                                                                                    Force heritage and leaders, communication skills, ethics, lead-
The Aerospace Studies curriculum consists of the General                            ership, quality Air Force, and values. Prerequisites: AES103 or
Military Course for freshmen and sophomores and the                                 ASU Department of Aerospace Studies approval.
Professional Officer Course for juniors and seniors. Through an
arrangement with Arizona State University at Tempe, students                        AES203      Evolution of USAF Air
at Glendale Community College can take the General Military                                     and Space Power II            2 credits   2 periods
Course (GMC) at Arizona State University. Upon receiving a                          Topics include: the air Force mission and organization, customs
four-year bachelor's degree and completion of the Professional                      and courtesies, officer opportunities, officership, and profes-
Officer Course (POC) at any university offering Air Force                           sionalism. Prerequisites: AES201 or ASU Department of
ROTC, the student will receive a commission as a Second                             Aerospace Studies approval.
Lieutenant in the Air Force.
A formal application is not required for students entering the
GMC. Students register for Air Force ROTC at the same time
and in the same manner as other courses. During the first two
years, students enroll in the GMC normally taking one
Aerospace Studies course each semester. AFROTC students
not on AFROTC scholarship incur no military obligation.




Course Availability:     (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                                                                                                            Restricted Electives: (18 credits)                             Credits
                                                                                                               AGS186       Greenhouse Management and Construction                     3
                                           Agribusiness and
                                           Agribusiness and                                                    AGS261
                                                                                                               AGS264
                                                                                                                            Soil Fertility and Management
                                                                                                                            Irrigation and Water Management
                                                                                                                                                                                       3
                                                                                                                                                                                       3
                                          Urban Horticulture
                                          Urban Horticulture
                                                                                                               AGS266
                                                                                                               AGS267
                                                                                                                            Urban Insect Control
                                                                                                                            Weeds and Plant Diseases of Arizona
                                                                                                                                                                                       3
                                                                                                                                                                                       3
                                                                                                               AGS284       Lawn and Turf Care                                         3
                                                                                                               GBS151       Introduction to Business                                   3
                                              For Information: Mike Gillispie                                  MGT253       Owning and Operating a Small Business                      3
                                                   Phone: 623.845.3168
                                                                                                            General Studies Requirements: (25 credits)
                                                                                                            Core: (15 credits)                                                Credits
                                                                                                            First-Year Composition:                                                    6
                                                   Agribusiness
                                                  Agribusiness                                              + ENG101      First-Year Composition (3) and
                                                 in Applied Science (AAS)
                                       Associate in Applied Science (AAS)                                   + ENG102      First-Year Composition (3)
                                       Associate                                                            Oral Communication:                                                        3
                                                   65-67 credits
                                                  65-67 credits                                               COM100      Introduction to Human Communication (3) or
                                                                                                              COM110      Interpersonal Communication (3) or
                                                                                                            + COM225      Public Speaking (3) or
                                                                                                            + COM230      Small Group Communication (3)
                       Agribusiness sales and service employment is in non-farming                          Critical Reading:                                                          3
                       agricultural occupations such as agricultural machinery and                          + CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or
                       equipment, agricultural chemicals, animal feeds and supplies,                        + CRE111      Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3)
                       and the production and marketing of farm products. Most of the                       Mathematics:                                                               3
                       effort to increase farm output will probably be borne by agribusi-                     MAT102      Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) or
                       ness. Since farm output will be higher there will be more work                       + MAT122      Intermediate Algebra (3) or
                       to do in preparing and marketing grains, meats, sugar, and all                                     Equivalent
                       other products that farmers produce.                                                 Distribution: (10 credits)                                        Credits
                                                                                                            Humanities and Fine Arts:                                                  3
                       Program Description: This program is designed to prepare                               Any approved course, see page 77.
                       students for entry level employment in agricultural business                         Natural Sciences:                                                          4
                       occupations. The program also provides a broad base for                                BIO102     General Biology (Non-Majors)
                                                                                                                         Additional Topics (4) or
                       advanced studies and specialization at a senior institution.                           BIO181     General Biology (Majors) I (4) or
                       Students should see an Agriculture advisor in selecting courses                        CHM130     Fundamental Chemistry (3) and
                       for their specific interest areas.                                                     CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory (1) or
                                                                                                            + CHM151     General Chemistry I (3) and
                       Transferability: General transferability of agriculture courses                      + CHM151LL General Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
                       into ASU's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences,                              Social and Behavioral Sciences:                                            3
                       Division of Agriculture, and into University of Arizona's College                      Any approved course, see page 77.
                       of Agriculture.

                       Note: Required courses may not be available every semester,
Programs and Courses




                       students, degree seeking or transfer, should consult with a                                             Urban Horticulture
                       department advisor in planning their academic schedule in
                       order to complete degree requirements in an expedient manner.                                    Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
                       To complete this program, students may be required to take                                                  65-67 credits
                       both day and evening courses.

                       Required Courses: (22-24 credits)                                   Credits          Urban Horticulture employment is in non-farming agricultural
                       Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed                   occupations such as greenhouse and nursery management,
                       in the Required Courses category.                                                    commercial and residential landscaping, and parks and golf
                         AGB132      Agribusiness Accounting & Office Management 3                          course maintenance. As the Phoenix area becomes more
                         AGL185      Establishing and Running an Agribusiness           3
                         AGS164      Plant Growth & Development                         4                   urbanized there will be an increased need for specialized serv-
                         AGS260      Origin and Composition of Soils                    4                   ices in the broad field of Urban Horticulture.
                         BPC101AA Introduction to Microcomputers I: IBM                 1
                         CIS114AE Excel: Level I (1) OR                                 1                   Program Description: The Urban Horticulture AAS program
                         AGB139      Agribusiness Computer Operations (3)             1-3                   emphasizes the technology of production and management.
                         ECN111      Macroeconomic Principles                           3                   The program is designed to prepare students for employment
                         MKT271      Principles of Marketing                            3                   as technicians, managers, or owners in nurseries or landscape
                                                                                                            construction companies. There are also opportunities in parks
                                                                                                            and golf course maintenance. In addition, the program prepares
                                                                                                            students for jobs with government agencies or other agencies
                                                                                                            involved with the technical phases of the urban horticulture
                                                                                                            industry.

                       Course Availability:      (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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Three specialized tracks are available: Landscape Design and                             Landscape Management:                                  12-15 credits
Installation, Nursery Operations, and Landscape Management.                              AGS182        Gardening Practices and Techniques (2) or
The tracks require varying credits of coursework.                                        AGS182BA      Gardening Practices and Techniques Part I (1) and
                                                                                         AGS182BB      Gardening Practices and Techniques Part II (1) 2
Accreditation:                                                                           AGS187        Indoor Foliage Plants                            3
• Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association                                             AGS261        Soil Fertility And Management                    3
• Arizona Nursery Association                                                            AGS284        Lawn and Turf Care                               3
                                                                                         AGS___        Any AGS course approved
• Arizona Structural Pesticide Certification Program
                                                                                                       by department advisor                          1-4
• Cactus Pine Golf Course Superintendants Association
• Certified Turfgrass Professional                                                     Restricted Electives: (0-2 credits)                            Credits
                                                                                         AGS___        Any AGS course approved
Note: Due to limited availability of courses, students should                                          by department advisor                                  0-2
consult with a department advisor in planning their academic
schedule in order to complete degree requirements in an expe-                          General Studies Requirements: (25 credits)
dient manner.                                                                          Core: (15 credits)                                               Credits
Required Courses: (38-42 credits)                                   Credits            First-Year Composition:                                                   6
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed                     + ENG101      First-Year Composition (3) and
in the Required Courses category.                                                      + ENG102      First-Year Composition (3)
                                                                                       Oral Communication:                                                       3
All Students must complete the following Core credits:                                   COM100      Introduction to Human Communication (3) or
                                                                                         COM110      Interpersonal Communication (3) or
  AGL185               Establishing and Running an Agribusiness          3             + COM225      Public Speaking (3) or
  AGL189               Landscape Design I                                3             + COM230      Small Group Communication (3)
  AGS164               Plant Growth and Development                      4             Critical Reading:                                                         3
  AGS183               Urban Plant Identification and Use (3) or                       + CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or
  AGS183AA             Urban Plant Identification and Use: Trees (1) and               + CRE111      Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3)
  AGS183AB             Urban Plant Identification and Use: Shrubs (1) and              Mathematics:                                                              3
  AGS183AC             Urban Plant Identification and Use:                               MAT102      Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) or
                       Vines, Flowers, Groundcovers (1)                  3             + MAT122      Intermediate Algebra (3) or
  AGS192               Urban Plant Care (3) or                           3                           Equivalent
  AGS192AA             Urban Plant Care: Site Analysis,
                       Plant Selection and Requirements (1) and                        Distribution: (10 credits)                                       Credits
  AGS192AB             Urban Plant Care: Maintenance of                                Humanities and Fine Arts:                                                 3
                       Urban Plants (1) and                                              Any approved course, see page 77.
  AGS192AC             Urban Plant Care: Diagnosing and                                Natural Sciences:                                                         4
                       Curing Plant Problems (1)                         3               BIO102     General Biology (Non-Majors)
  AGS260               Origin and Composition of Soils                   4                          Additional Topics (4) or
  AGS267               Weed and Plant Diseases of Arizona                3               BIO181     General Biology (Majors) I (4) or
  BPC101AA             Introduction to Microcomputers I: IBM             1               CHM130     Fundamental Chemistry (3) and
  CIS114AE             Excel: Level I                                    1               CHM130LL Fundamental Chemistry Laboratory (1) or
  BPC117AD             Database Management: Paradox - Level I            1             + CHM151     General Chemistry I (3) and
                                                                                       + CHM151LL General Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
Students must complete One of the following tracks:                                    Social and Behavioral Sciences:                                           3
                                                                                         Any approved course, see page 77.




                                                                                                                                                                       Programs and Courses
  Landscape Design and Installation:                           12-15 credits
  AGL181   Landscape Construction Techniques                3                            ECN111, Macroeconomics, is recommended
+ AGL282/CAD269 Landscape Computer Aided Design             3
  AGS182   Gardening Practices and Techniques (2) or
  AGS182BA Gardening Practices and Techniques Part I (1) and
  AGS182BB Gardening Practices and Techniques Part II (1) 2
  AGS264   Irrigation and Water Management                  3
  AGS___   Any AGS course approved
           by department advisor                          1-4
  Nursery Operations:                                          13-16 credits
  AGS186AA Greenhouse Management and Construction                            3
  AGS187   Indoor Foliage Plants                                             3
  AGS266   Urban Insect Control                                              3
  AGS285   Propagation of Horticultural Plants (3) or
  AGS285AA Propagation of Horticultural Plants Structures,
           Media and Management (1) and
  AGS285AB Propagation of Horticultural Plants
           from Seeds (1) and
  AGS285AC Propagation of Horticultural Plants
           by Asexual Methods (1)                                            3
  AGS___   Any AGS course approved
           by department advisor                                            1-4




Course Availability:       (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening    (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                              Landscape Design and Installation Certificate
                              Landscape Design and Installation Certificate                                             Nursery Operations Certificate
                                                                                                                        Nursery Operations Certificate
                                             18–21 credits
                                             18–21 credits                                                                      13–16 credits
                                                                                                                                13–16 credits

                       Program Description: This certificate prepares students for                       Program Description: This certificate prepares students for
                       entry level employment in landscape design or landscape and                       entry level employment in nursery and greenhouse work.
                       irrigation construction.                                                          Course work includes propagation, insect control, and green-
                                                                                                         house management practices.
                       Required Courses: (18-21 credits)                                Credits
                       Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed                Required Courses: (13-16 credits)                               Credits
                       in the Required Courses category.                                                 Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
                         AGL181      Landscape Construction Techniques                  3                in the Required Courses category
                         AGL189      Landscape Design I                                 3                  AGS186AA Greenhouse Management and Construction                3
                       + AGL282/CAD269 Landscape Computer Aided Design                  3                  AGS187      Indoor Foliage Plants                              3
                         AGS182      Gardening Practices and Techniques (2) or                             AGS266      Urban Insect Control                               3
                         AGS182BA Gardening Practices and Techniques Part I (1) and                        AGS285      Propagation of Horticultural Plants (3) or
                         AGS182BB Gardening Practices and Techniques Part II (1) 2                         AGS285AA Propagation of Horticultural Plants Structures,
                         AGS264      Irrigation and Water Management                    3                              Media and Management (1) and
                         AGS___      Any AGS course approved                                               AGS285AB Propagation of Horticultural Plants
                                     by department advisor                           1-4                               from Seeds (1) and
                         BPC101AA Introduction to Microcomputers I: IBM                 1                  AGS285AC Propagation of Horticultural Plants
                         BPC/CIS114AE Excel: Level I                                    1                              by Asexual Methods (1)                             3
                         BPC117AD Database Management: Paradox - Level I                1                  AGS___      Any AGS course approved
                                                                                                                       by department advisor                           1-4



                                       Landscape Management Certificate
                                                 15-18 credits                                                               Course Descriptions
                       Program Description: This certificate prepares students for                                    Agriculture (AGB, AGL, AGS)
                       entry level employment in landscape management work.
                       Course work includes lawn and turf care, fertilization, arid land-
                       scape plants, weed and plant disease control, and indoor
                                                                                                                                 Agribusiness (AGB)
                       foliage plant installation and care.
                                                                                                         AGB130     Establishing and Running
                       Required Courses: (15-18 credits)                                Credits                     an Agribusiness               3 credits   3 periods
                       Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed                Basic principles used in establishing and running an
                       in the Required Courses category.                                                 Agribusiness. Emphasis on business requirements to maintain
Programs and Courses




                         AGS182      Gardening Practices and Techniques (2) or                           a business enterprise in Arizona. Prerequisites: None. (S)
                         AGS182BA Gardening Practices and Techniques Part I (1) and
                         AGS182BB Gardening Practices and Techniques Part II (1) 2                       AGB132      Agribusiness Accounting
                         AGS187      Indoor Foliage Plants                              3                            and Office Management         3 credits    3 periods
                         AGS188      Arid Landscape Plants (3) or                                        Practical uses of accounts and records with emphasis on
                         AGS188AA Arid Landscape Plants: Trees (1) and
                                                                                                         accounting principles and analysis of the agricultural business.
                         AGS188AB Arid Landscape Plants: Shrubs (1) and
                         AGS188AC Arid Landscape Plants: Vines,                                          Business management procedures including appointment
                                     Flowers, Groundcovers (1)                          3                scheduling, client relations, fees, accounts, and daily book-
                         AGS261      Soil Fertility And Management                      3                keeping. Includes resume writing and interview techniques.
                         AGS284      Lawn and Turf Care                                 3                Prerequisites: None.
                         AGS___      Any AGS course approved
                                     by department advisor                           1-4                 AGB139     Agribusiness
                                                                                                                    Computer Operations            3 credits  6 periods
                                                                                                         Agribusiness operations for solving, forecasting and projecting
                                                                                                         agribusiness problems, agribusiness communications,
                                                                                                         accounting systems and database use. Prerequisites: None.

                                                                                                         AGB290     Internship                    3 credits  6 periods
                                                                                                         Supervised field training for Agribusiness students with local
                                                                                                         industry businesses. Prerequisites: Student shall be in final
                                                                                                         semester before graduation and departmental approval. (F,S)



                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2    (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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                                                                                    AGS168      Grounds Equipment
                 Agricultural Landscape (AGL)                                                   Management                 3 credits   5 periods
                                                                                    Selection, use and maintenance of grounds equipment, includ-
AGL181      Landscape Construction                                                  ing both manual and power equipment. Prerequisites: None.
            Techniques                    3 credits     6 periods                   AGS182      Gardening Practices
The methods used in site preparation, installation of edgings,                                  and Techniques                 2 credits 2 periods
construction of walks, patios and decks, installation of sprinkler                  Cultural practices of vegetables, fruits, and ornamental plants
systems, rockscapes and the planting of trees, shrubs, ground                       as they relate to organic and inorganic gardening.
covers, and lawns. Prerequisites: None. (S)                                         Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)
AGL184        Landscape Drafting                                                    AGS182BA Gardening Practices and
              and Design I                  2 credits   4 periods                                 Techniques Part I              1 credit   1 period
Basic principles of landscape design including drafting and                         Cultural practices of vegetables, fruits and ornamental plants as
design techniques commonly used in the field of landscaping.                        they relate to organic and inorganic gardening. Prerequisites:
Emphasis on simple working drawings and detailed views, sym-                        None.
bols, lettering, and drafting standards. Prerequisites: None. (F)
                                                                                    AGS182BB Gardening Practices and
AGL189       Landscape Design I           3 credits    6 periods
                                                                                                 Techniques Part II              1 credit   1 period
Beginning landscape design with emphasis on developing
                                                                                    Cultural practices of vegetables, fruits and ornamental plants as
drawing and drafting skills needed to create freehand draw-
                                                                                    they relate to organic and inorganic gardening. Prerequisites:
ings,landscape graphics, detail views, symbols, legends, letter-
                                                                                    None.
ing specifications and drafting standards. Introduction to basic
principles of landscape design. Prerequisites: None. (F)                            AGS183       Urban Plant
                                                                                                 Identification and Use         3 credits   3 periods
AGL282      Landscape Computer                                                      Identification, growth, cultural requirements, uses, maintenance
            Aided Design               3 credits   6 periods                        and care of landscape trees, shrubs, vines and ground covers
Computer-aided landscape design, site layout and analysis,                          commonly used in Arizona. Prerequisites: None. (S,D,E)
landscape design modeling, graphics, sprinkler design, detail
drawings, landscape legends, sectional and 3-D views, E-Z                           AGS183AA Urban Plant Identification
estimate and Database use. Prerequisites: ([AGB139 or                                             and Use: Trees               1 credit   1 period
(BPC101AA, BPC/CIS114AA,and BPC117AD), or (CAD120                                   Emphasis on trees commonly used in cityscapes in the
and CAD125)], and AGL189), or permission of instructor.                             Southwest. Review of their origin, cultural requirements, uses,
                                                                                    required maintenance, benefits and disadvantages.
AGL283      Landscape Drafting                                                      Identification, planting procedures, water and nutritional
            and Design II                2 credits   4 periods                      requirements are covered. Prerequisites: None.
The principles of landscape design with emphasis on detail
drawing, design process, graphic communication, and the use                         AGS183AB Urban Plant Identification
of plant materials relating to landscape design. Prerequisites:                                  and Use: Shrubs               1 credit   1 period
AGL184. (O)                                                                         Emphasis on shrubs commonly used in cityscapes in the




                                                                                                                                                                    Programs and Courses
                                                                                    Southwest. Review of their origin, cultural requirements, uses,
AGL298    Special Projects                        1-3 credits                       required maintenance, benefits and disadvantages.
See page 278. (O)                                                                   Identification, planting procedures, water and nutritional
                                                                                    requirements are covered. Prerequisites: None.

                       Agricultural Science (AGS)                                   AGS183AC Urban Plant Identification and
                                                                                                  Use: Vines, Flowers,
AGS164       Plant Growth                                                                         Groundcovers                  1 credit   1 period
             and Development                4 credits   6 periods                   Emphasis on groundcovers, annuals, perennials and vines
Principles of growth in relation to seed germination, emergence,                    commonly used in cityscapes in the Southwest. Review of their
growth and reproduction processes of plants and the environ-                        origin, cultural requirements, uses, required maintenance, ben-
mental influences on plant growth processes. Prerequisites:                         efits and disadvantages. Identification, planting procedures,
None. (F,D,E)                                                                       water and nutritional requirements covered. Prerequisites:
                                                                                    None.
AGS166      Aquaculture                3 credits   5 periods
Establishment, care, selection, equipment, and facilities for                       AGS186AA Greenhouse Management
commercial raising of animals and plants that live in water.                                      and Construction            3 credits    3 periods
Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)                                                      Principles and practices of greenhouse operation; control of
                                                                                    environmental factors, and cultural practices affecting the pro-
                                                                                    duction of greenhouse crops. Prerequisites: None. (F,D,E)




Course Availability:     (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       AGS187      Indoor Foliage Plants         3 credits     3 periods                 AGS260      Origin and
                       Environmental and nutritional requirements for foliage plants                                 Composition of Soils           4 credits    6 periods
                       used for interior decoration. Includes identification, nomencla-                  Derivation, classification, and evaluation of soils; emphasizing
                       ture, and uses. Prerequisites: None. (O)                                          their chemical, physical, and biological properties in relation to
                                                                                                         plant growth. Prerequisites: None. (F,D,E)
                       AGS188      Arid Landscape Plants        3 credits   6 periods
                       Provides information on currently propagated Xerophytes avail-                    AGS261      Soil Fertility and
                       able in southern Arizona. Shows how each can be applied to                                    Management                     3 credits   3 periods
                       specific desert landscape situations. Considers identification,                   AGS261AA Fertilizers                       3 credits   5 periods
                       cultural requirements, and physical characteristics related to                    Relationship of soils, crops, and climactic factors to economic
                       landscape design. Prerequisites: None.                                            use of commercial fertilizer. Prerequisites: None. (S,E)

                       AGS188AA Arid Landscape Plants: Trees 1 credit    2 periods                       AGS264       Irrigation and
                       Emphasis on trees used for aridscapes in the Southwest.                                        Water Management            3 credits    5 periods
                       Review of trees origin, use, requirements and identification.                     Irrigation and drainage problems relating to pumps, motors,
                       Prerequisites: None.                                                              pipe lines, ditches, and wells in the Southwest. Installation of
                                                                                                         sprinkler, drip and sub irrigation, time clock installation and
                       AGS188AB Arid Landscape                                                           repair. Land measurement and principles of land leveling.
                                    Plants: Shrubs             1 credit   2 periods                      Prerequisites: None. (S,D,E)
                       Emphasis on shrubs used for aridscapes in the Southwest.
                       Review of shrubs origin, use, requirements and identification.                    AGS266       Urban Insect Control          3 credits   3 periods
                       Prerequisites: None.                                                              The interrelationship of plant organisms, animals, and environ-
                                                                                                         ments with insects as affected by soils, temperature, water, and
                       AGS188AC Arid Landscape Plants:                                                   agricultural chemicals. Prerequisites: None. (S,E)
                                   Vines, Flowers, Groundcover 1 credit      2 periods
                       Emphasis on groundcovers, vines, annuals and perennials                           AGS267        Weeds and Plant
                       used for aridscapes in the Southwest. Review of their origin,                                   Diseases of Arizona            3 credits    5 periods
                       use, requirements and identification. Prerequisites: None.                        Weed identification, relationship to competition, cultural prac-
                                                                                                         tices, prevention, and chemical usage for control. General out-
                       AGS190      Arid Land Plants                                                      line of plant taxonomy and physiology relating to chemical
                                   Identification and Use         3 credits 3 periods                    usage of selectivity. Diseases of plants, their life cycles, biolog-
                       Covers xerophytes common in southern Arizona and their appli-                     ical interrelationships, identification, and control. Prerequisites:
                       cations to specific desert landscape situations. Identification,                  None. (F,E)
                       cultural requirements, and physical characteristics related to
                       landscape design, including both mature plants and live con-                      AGS268        Insect, Weed and
                       tainerized material. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)                                             Pest Control                  4 credits  6 periods
                                                                                                         Interrelationship of insects, weeds and plant diseases with the
                       AGS192      Urban Plant Care            3 credits  5 periods                      environment as affected by soils, temperature, water and agri-
                       Establishment, care and preservation of ornamental trees,                         cultural chemicals. Life cycles, biological interrelationships,
Programs and Courses




                       shrubs, vines, and ground cover plants used in landscape for                      identification and control. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,E)
                       human well-being and pleasure. Prerequisites: None. (S)
                                                                                                         AGS284      Lawn and Turf Care           3 credits 3 periods
                       AGS192AA Urban Plant Care: Site Analysis,                                         Factors that affect the establishment and maintenance of turf
                                    Plant Selection and                                                  grasses. Includes budgets, schedules and selection of equip-
                                    Requirements                1 credit 1.67 periods                    ment. Prerequisites: None. (S)
                       Establishment of ornamental trees, shrubs, vines, and ground
                       cover plants used in landscape for human well-being and pleas-                    AGS285      Propagation of
                       ure. Prerequisites: None. (S)                                                                 Horticultural Plants        3 credits   5 periods
                                                                                                         Principles and processes of propagation of crops using seed,
                       AGS192AB Urban Plant Care: Maintenance                                            budding, grafting, and cuttings in greenhouse structures and
                                    of Urban Plants            1 credit 1.67 periods                     open ground. Prerequisites: None. (S,D,E)
                       Care of ornamental trees, shrubs, vines, and ground cover
                       plants used in landscape for human well-being and pleasure.                       AGS285AA Propagation of Horticultural
                       Prerequisites: None. (S)                                                                       Plants Structures, Media and
                                                                                                                      Management                    1 credit 1.67 periods
                       AGS192AC Urban Plant Care: Diagnosing and                                         Design, maintenance and repair of greenhouse structures.
                                    Curing Plant Problems       1 credit 1.67 periods                    Principles of plant propagation media and procedures. The
                       Preservation of ornamental trees, shrubs, vines, and ground                       processes involved in nursery management, including plant
                       cover plants used in landscape for human well-being and pleas-                    care, display, and marketing. Prerequisites: None. (S,D,E)
                       ure. Prerequisites: None. (S)



                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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AGS285AB Propagation of Horticultural                                               •      To meet General Education Requirements: Anthropology
           Plants from Seeds            1 credit 1.67 periods                              courses may also be used to meet the following require-
The development of seed to sexual maturity. Principles of seed                             ments for any associate degree and will also transfer:
development, production and handling. Prerequisites: None.
(S,D,E)                                                                                    Humanities: ASB211, ASB222, ASB223
                                                                                           Social and Behavioral Sciences: ASB102, ASB211,
AGS285AC Propagation of Horticultural                                                      ASB214, ASB222, ASB223, ASB230, ASB235, ASM104
             Plants by Asexual Methods    1 credit 1.67 periods                            Natural Sciences: ASB231, ASM104
The methods and uses of asexual propagation, including cut-
tings, grafting, budding, layering, and underground root and                               Global Awareness: ASB102, ASB211, ASB214, ASB222,
stem systems. Discussion of aseptic methods of plant propaga-                              ASB223
tion. Prerequisites: None. (S,D,E)                                                         Historical Awareness: ASB202, ASB222, ASB223, SB235,
                                                                                           ASM104
AGS290      Internship                   3 credits   6 periods                             Cultural Diversity: ASB202, ASB235
Supervised field training for Urban Horticulture students with
local industry businesses. Prerequisites: Student shall be in                       •      To Prepare for a Major at ASU-Main: Those intending to
final semester before graduation and departmental approval.                                transfer as anthropology majors should complete ASM104,
(F,S)                                                                                      ASB102, and either ASB222 or ASB223. Consult with Dr.
                                                                                           Linda Smith, Social Science department, in selecting addi-
AGS298    Special Projects                        1-3 credits                              tional anthropology courses for transfer to ASU-Main.
See page 278. (O)

Anatomy and Physiology — See Biology
Animation — See Art/Animation/Computer Graphic                                                             Course Descriptions
Design
                                                                                                        Anthropology (ASB,ASM)
Architectural Drafting — See Computer Aided
Drafting/Design                                                                         Anthropology: Social/Behavioral Science (ASB)
                                                                                    ASB102        Introduction to Cultural
                                                                                                  and Social Anthropology      3 credits    3 periods
                                                                                    Principles of cultural and social anthropology, with illustrative
                                                                                    materials from a variety of cultures. The nature of culture;
                         Anthropology
                         Anthropology                                               social, political, and economic systems; religion, aesthetics and
                                                                                    language. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)

                                                                                    ASB202       Ethnic Relations in
                       For Information: Linda Smith
                                                                                                 the United States              3 credits   3 periods
                            Phone: 623.845.3703




                                                                                                                                                                       Programs and Courses
                                                                                    Basic concepts and processes, including historic overview, of
Student Goals: General Education, Career-related, Personal                          interethnic relations in the United States: culture, race, ethnici-
                                                                                    ty, ethnocentrism, prejudice, discrimination, racism, assimila-
Anthropology courses examine the origins, cultures, biology,                        tion, acculturation, and individual and group responses to
and social behaviors of human beings in both the past and the                       interethnic contact. Cultural knowledge and intercultural com-
present. Students take these courses:                                               munication skills and perspectives as fundamental tools for suc-
                                                                                    cessful management of social relations in a multicultural world.
•    For Personal Interest. ASB102 emphasizes different cul-
                                                                                    Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)
     tures around the world, while ASM104 focuses on human
     origins and variation. ASB202 looks at the relationships of
                                                                                    ASB211       Women in Other Cultures     3 credits    3 periods
     different groups in the U.S., past and present. ASB214 dis-
                                                                                    Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social, political, and
     cusses religions from around the world. ASB222, ASB223
                                                                                    religious factors that affect women's status in traditional and
     and ASB230 introduce students to the methods and discov-
                                                                                    modern societies. Prerequisites: None. (O)
     eries of archaeology. ASB231 involves the student in an
     actual archaeological dig. ASB235 covers past Native                           ASB214      Magic, Witchcraft and
     American culture in the Southwest. All courses transfer to                                 Healing: An Introduction
     Arizona universities.                                                                      to Comparative Religion       3 credits  3 periods
                                                                                    Origins, elements, and forms of religion; a comparative survey
                                                                                    of religious beliefs, myths, rituals and symbolism including
                                                                                    magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced in selected regions
                                                                                    of the world; the place of religion in the total culture.
                                                                                    Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)


Course Availability:     (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1      (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       110                                                      Programs and Courses

                       ASB222         Buried Cities and                                                  ASM265     Laboratory Methods
                                      Lost Tribes: Old World         3 credits  3 periods                           in Archaeology                 4 credits   4 periods
                       Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the                           Techniques of artifact. Basic archaeological research tech-
                       researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archae-                         niques; methods of report writing. May be repeated for a total of
                       ological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about                        eight (8) credit hours. Prerequisites: Permission of
                       humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the                     Department/Division Chair. (O)
                       development of human social groups, the changing role of reli-
                       gion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins               ASM298    Special Projects                   1-3 credits
                       of settled lifeways, the rise of cities and complex societies, polit-             See page 278. (O)
                       ical strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to
                       fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe,
                       the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.
                       (F,S,D,E)

                       ASB223        Buried Cities and                                                                                      Art
                                     Lost Tribes: New World        3 credits
                       Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the
                                                                                3 periods
                                                                                                                                            Art
                       researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of
                       archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal
                       about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry,                                    For Information: Art Department
                       the development of human social groups, the changing role of                                             Phone: 623.845.3757
                       religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the ori-
                       gins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex soci-
                       eties, political strife across different cultures and the forces                         Art - Fine Art Emphasis Associate in Arts (AA)/
                       which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North
                       American, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites:                                   Associate in General Studies (AGS)
                       None. (F,S,D)
                                                                                                         Student Goals: Career-related
                       ASB230      Principles of Archaeology 3 credits 3 periods
                       Introduction to archaeological methods and theory.                                Fine Arts occupations are concerned with creating fine arts
                       Prerequisites: None. (O)                                                          works whose primary purpose is to be viewed for aesthetic con-
                                                                                                         tent. The major factor distinguishing occupations in this group
                       ASB231      Introduction to Archaeological                                        from those in commercial art is the retention of responsibility for
                                   Field Methods                 4 credits   8 periods                   selection of theme, subject matter, medium, and manner of exe-
                       Excavation of an archaeological site; recording and interpreting                  cution.
                       data collected during the field experience. Overview of the cul-
                       tures concerned; contemporary issues in archaeology.                              Opportunities for this occupation rest largely with a person's
                       Prerequisites: None. (Su1)                                                        own talent, determination, and luck. This program prepares stu-
                                                                                                         dents to be practicing artists in a number of different media as
                                                                                                         well as providing the artistic preparation to become successful
Programs and Courses




                       ASB235       Southwest Archaeology          3 credits  3 periods
                       Anthropological perspective and comparative study of the cul-                     art instructors.
                       tures of prehistoric native peoples of the North American south-
                                                                                                         Program Description: This program is designed for students
                       west. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D)
                                                                                                         who wish to specialize in fine art. If the student intends to trans-
                       ASB298    Special Projects                      1-3 credits                       fer to a four-year institution, he or she should consult the cata-
                       See page 278. (O)                                                                 log of that institution for appropriate lower division courses
                                                                                                         which can then be taken at Glendale.
                                                                                                         Note: Required courses may not be available every semester,
                            Anthropology: Science/Mathematics (ASM)                                      students, degree seeking or transfer, should consult with a
                                                                                                         department advisor in planning their academic schedule in
                       ASM104      Bones, Stones, and                                                    order to complete degree requirements in an expedient manner.
                                   Human Evolution           4 credits    5 periods
                       Study of human evolution and variation; including fossil
                                                                                                         Recommended Courses:                                             Credits
                       hominids and their tools, primate anatomy and behavior,                           The following courses would be acceptable at most four-year
                       human genetics, and the environment and human biology.                            schools for lower division credit. If the student is seeking the AA
                       Prerequisites: None.                                                              degree, he or she should choose those needed for that degree,
                       Course Note: Laboratory sessions coordinate with lecture top-                     plus additional courses from the list that best suit his or her needs.
                       ics.                                                                                ARH101* Prehistoric Through Gothic Art                            3
                                                                                                           ARH102* Renaissance Through Contemporary Art                      3
                                                                                                           ART100       Introduction to Computer Graphic Art                 1
                                                                                                           ART111       Drawing I                                            3
                                                                                                           ART112       Two-Dimensional Design                               3


                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1     (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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                                                            Programs and Courses                                                                        111

+ ART113               Color                                                3        ARH115      History of Photography       3 credits  3 periods
+ ART115               Three-dimensional Design                             3        Survey of history of photography from beginning to present.
  ART116               Life Drawing I                                       3        Emphasizes medium’s impact upon society and other visual
+ ART117               Life Drawing II                                      3
+ ART122               Drawing and Composition II                           3
                                                                                     arts. Technical developments, aesthetic concerns, and individ-
  ART131               Photography I                                        3        ual photographers studied. Prerequisites: None. (O)
+ ART132               Photography II                                       3
+ ART151               Sculpture I                                          3        ARH118      Introduction to
+ ART152               Sculpture II                                         3                    Chinese Art                  3 credits    3 periods
  ART161               Ceramics I                                           3        Explores Chinese philosophy, symbolism, history and religions
+ ART162               Ceramics II                                          3        that underlie the choice of subject matter and life forms in
+ ART165               Watercolor Painting I                                3
+ ART166               Watercolor Painting II                               3        Chinese art. Uses Chinese bamboo brush, ink and rice paper
+ ART167               Painting I                                           3        to study Chinese calligraphy and traditional subjects for paint-
+ ART168               Painting II                                          3        ing. Prerequisites: None.
+ ART169               Two-Dimensional Computer Design                      3
+ ART177               Computer-Photographic Imaging                        3        ARH201      Art of Asia                   3 credits 3 periods
+ ART181               Graphic Design I                                     3        Introduction to the origins and historic development of art in
+ ART182               Graphic Design II                                    3
+ ART184               Computer Animation                                   3
                                                                                     Asia, with emphasis on China, Japan, and India. Prerequisites:
+ ART284               Intermedia Animation                                 3        None. (O)
General Studies Requirements:                                                        ARH217      Mexican Art History          3 credits   3 periods
See approved list for AA degree, or AGS degree, pages 61 and                         Art of Mexico and related cultures, from the prehistoric to the
73 respectively.                                                                     contemporary period. Prerequisites: None.

                                                                                     ARH298    Special Projects                     1-3 credits
                                                                                     See page 278. (O)

                         Course Descriptions                                                                     Art (ART)
                                                                                     ART111       Drawing I                    3 credits  6 periods
                              Art (ARH, ART)                                         Fundamental principles of drawing. Emphasis on composition
                                                                                     and facility in objective and expressive representation, using
                         Art Humanities (ARH)                                        variety of drawing media. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
ARH100       Introduction to Art         3 credits  3 periods                        ART112      Two-Dimensional Design       3 credits  6 periods
Understanding and enjoyment of art through study of painting,                        Study of fundamental elements and principles of two-dimen-
sculpture, architecture design, photography, and decorative                          sional design. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
arts. Emphasis on contemporary topics and cultural diversity in
the arts. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E,Su1)                                         ART113      Color                          3 credits    6 periods
                                                                                     Investigation seeking visual solutions to a variety of problems




                                                                                                                                                                     Programs and Courses
ARH101      Prehistoric Through                                                      concerning color in two and three dimensions and modes of
            Gothic Art                3 credits 3 periods                            color appearances, including light and effects in design and the-
History of art from prehistoric through medieval period.                             ory of design. Prerequisites: ART112. (F,S,D,E,Su2)
Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
                                                                                     ART115      Three-Dimensional
ARH102      Renaissance Through                                                                  Design                   3 credits 6 periods
            Contemporary Art           3 credits 3 periods                           Fundamental principles of three-dimensional design.
History of art from around the world from the Renaissance                            Prerequisites: ART112. (F,S,D,E,Su1)
through contemporary period. Prerequisites: None.
(F,S,D,E,Su1,2)                                                                      ART116      Life Drawing I              3 credits  6 periods
                                                                                     Use of form, structure and anatomy of draped and undraped
ARH109      History of American Art   3 credits 3 periods                            human figure to develop basic principles of sound draftsman-
Development and variety of American Art. Presentation of                             ship. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E)
architecture, sculpture, painting and decorative objects.
Prerequisites: None. (O)                                                             ART117      Life Drawing II                3 credits   6 periods
                                                                                     Further study of form, structure, and anatomy of the draped and
ARH112      History of Modern Art         3 credits   3 periods                      undraped human figure with emphasis on composition.
Development and significant aspects of modern art, including                         Prerequisites: ART116. (F,S,D,E)
comparisons of relationships in expressionism, abstractions,
fantasy, and art since mid-century. Prerequisites: None. (F,D)                       ART122      Drawing and
                                                                                                 Composition II             3 credits 6 periods
                                                                                     Emphasis on composition and exploration of drawing media.
                                                                                     Prerequisites: ART111. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)

Course Availability:      (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       112                                                      Programs and Courses

                       ART131      Photography I               3 credits   6 periods                     ART168        Painting II                   3 credits  6 periods
                       Basic black and white photographic principles and techniques.                     Continued refinement of painting skills and investigation of new
                       Camera functions and controls. Darkroom experience in film                        possibilities in painting. Prerequisites: ART167 or permission of
                       processing and printmaking. Camera required. Prerequisites:                       instructor. (F,S,D)
                       None. (F,S,D,E,Su1)
                                                                                                         ART211       Drawing and
                       ART132      Photography II              3 credits  6 periods                                   Composition III           3 credits   6 periods
                       Advanced camera and darkroom techniques. Aesthetic aware-                         Advanced development of drawing skill with emphasis on com-
                       ness with personal expression. Prerequisites: ART131 or per-                      positional theory. Prerequisites: ART122 or permission of
                       mission of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1)                                              instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)

                       ART133      Photography III             3 credits   6 periods                     ART216      Life Drawing III            3 credits  6 periods
                       Refinement of aesthetic and technical aspects producing con-                      Advanced creative study from model in various painting and
                       vincing images of highest quality. Prerequisites: ART 132 or                      drawing media. Prerequisites: ART117 or permission of instruc-
                       permission of instructor; ART111 and ART116 recommended                           tor. (F,S,D,E)
                       but not required. (F,S,D,E,Su1)
                                                                                                         ART217     Life Drawing IV               3 credits  6 periods
                       ART134    Photography IV                 3 credits 6 periods                      Further development of skills in expressive drawing materials
                       Emphasis on personal statement and style. Related graphic art                     and techniques as applied to finished drawings of the human
                       forms explored. Development of portfolio. Prerequisites:                          form. Prerequisites: ART216 or permission of instructor.
                       ART133 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1)                                 (F,S,D,E)

                       ART135       Photojournalism I         3 credits  6 periods                       ART222      Drawing and
                       Basic technical knowledge of the photographic process as                                      Composition IV              3 credits  6 periods
                       applied by the mass media. Prerequisites: ART131 or permis-                       Further study of drawing techniques with emphasis on individ-
                       sion of instructor. (O)                                                           ual problems and techniques. Prerequisites: ART211 or per-
                                                                                                         mission of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
                       ART136     Photojournalism II        3 credits    6 periods
                       Continuation of ART135. Continued development of technical                        ART234      Color Photography I          3 credits   6 periods
                       approaches utilized by mass media. Prerequisites: ART135.                         Basic principles of color theory, camera and darkroom tech-
                       (O)                                                                               niques using positive materials. Prerequisites: ART131 or per-
                                                                                                         mission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
                       ART151      Sculpture I                 3 credits   6 periods
                       Exploration of sculptural form and expression in clay, plaster,                   ART235      Color Photography II         3 credits    6 periods
                       stone, wood and metal. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART115                      Basic theories and techniques of color negative materials.
                       or permission of instructor. (F,S,D)                                              Prerequisites: ART234 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)

                       ART152    Sculpture II             3 credits 6 periods                            ART250       Introduction to
                       Emphasis on control of sculptural media. Prerequisites:                                        Printmaking                 3 credits   6 periods
                       ART151. (F,S,D)                                                                   Introduction to concepts and techniques involved in Fine Art
Programs and Courses




                                                                                                         field of printmaking. Deals with three most basic printmaking
                       ART161       Ceramics I                  3 credits   6 periods                    modes of Serigraphy, Woodcut, and Monoprinting in first part
                       Introduction to ceramic materials and techniques of hand con-                     of course. Overview of etching, lithography and papermaking
                       struction, decorating, glazing and throwing on potters’ wheel.                    in second part of course. Prerequisites: ART111 and ART113.
                       Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)                                              (O)
                       ART162      Ceramics II                 3 credits  6 periods
                                                                                                         ART251      Sculpture III              3 credits  6 periods
                       Major emphasis on wheel throwing, glaze making and decorat-
                                                                                                         With emphasis on attention to individual problems and tech-
                       ing techniques. Prerequisites: ART161. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
                                                                                                         niques. Prerequisites: ART152. (F,S,D)
                       ART165     Watercolor Painting I       3 credits    6 periods
                                                                                                         ART252      Sculpture IV          3 credits  6 periods
                       Transparent and Gouache watercolor painting. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                         Advanced sculpture problems and professional practices.
                       (ART111 and ART112) or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
                                                                                                         Prerequisites: ART251. (F,S,D)
                       ART166      Watercolor Painting II     3 credits    6 periods
                                                                                                         ART255      Art Marketing                 3 credits   3 periods
                       Painting in water soluble media. Emphasis on individual tech-
                                                                                                         Career goals, presentation of artist and art work (portfolio,
                       niques and design. Prerequisites: ART165. (F,S,D,E)
                                                                                                         resume, business cards, catalog), pricing and selling works,
                       ART167      Painting I                   3 credits    6 periods                   networking, establishing a studio, promotion and publicity, writ-
                       Exploration of technical and expressive possibilities of various                  ing press releases, proposal writing, business ethics, artist
                       painting media in easel painting. Prerequisites: (ART111 and                      rights, copyright law, contracts and agreements, royalties,
                       ART112) or permission of instructor. (F,S,D)                                      record keeping, and communication skills. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                         (O)


                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

                       2004-2005 GCC General Catalog
                                                         Programs and Courses                                                                        113

ART261     Ceramics III                 3 credits    6 periods
Emphasis on wheel throwing skill and individual style develop-
ment. Prerequisites: ART162. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)                                                 Art/Animation/
ART262     Ceramics IV                  3 credits    6 periods                           Computer Graphic Design
Experimental work in clays and glazes. Prerequisites: ART261.
(F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
                                                                                                 For Information: Mirta Hamilton
ART265     Watercolor Painting III       3 credits 6 periods                                           Phone: 623.845.3643
Continuation of watercolor painting with emphasis on control
and expression. Prerequisites: ART166. (F,S,D,E)

ART266      Watercolor Painting IV    3 credits   6 periods
Advanced problems directed toward more personal expression.                                       Computer Graphic Design
                                                                                                  Computer Graphic Design
Prerequisites: ART265. (F,S,D,E)                                                              Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
                                                                                              Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
ART267       Painting III              3 credits     6 periods
                                                                                                         61-65 Credits
                                                                                                         61-65 Credits
Development of materials and techniques of painting. Individual
problem-solving. Prerequisites: ART168 or permission of
instructor. (F,S,D)                                                               Student Goals: Career-related

ART268      Painting IV                 3 credits  6 periods                      Program Description: This program covers digital and tradi-
Advanced problem in painting. Study with greater emphasis on                      tional graphic design methods that are essential to anyone
personal expression. Prerequisites: ART267 or permission of                       involved with new media. Students learn layout and design
instructor.                                                                       techniques, electronic color, composition and typography to
                                                                                  prepare artwork for print media and the Web. Restricted elec-
ART290       Studio Art                    3 credits  6 periods                   tives offer courses in art history, drawing, life drawing and pho-
Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in subject                     tography and animation to aid the student in concept develop-
field. Prerequisites: All 100 and 200 courses in subject matter                   ment and expression.
area, or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
                                                                                  Graduates seek and find employment in the advertising, pub-
ART295AA Art Workshop/Seminar:                                                    lishing, printing and multimedia industries.
         Drawing                                   1 credit     2 periods
ART295AB Art Workshop/Seminar:                                                    Required Courses: (25-29 credits)                              Credits
          Drawing                                 2 credits     4 periods         Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
ART295AC Art Workshop/Seminar:                                                    in the Required Courses category.
          Drawing                                 3 credits     6 periods           ART100      Introduction to Computer Graphic Art               1
ART295BA Art Workshop/Seminar:                                                      ART112      Two-Dimensional Design                             3
          Sculpture                                1 credit     2 periods         + ART169      Two-Dimensional Computer Design                    3
ART295EA Art Workshop/Seminar:                                                    + ART174      Electronic Color Principles                        1




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
          Painting                                 1 credit     2 periods         + ART180AB Designer's Tools: Page Maker (1) and/or
ART295FA Art Workshop/Seminar:                                                    + ART180AC Designer's Tools: QuarkXPress (1) and/or
                                                                                  + ART180AD Designer's Tools: Adobe Illustrator (1) and/or
          Watercolor                               1 credit     2 periods         + ART180AE Designer's Tools: Adobe Photoshop (1)              1-4
ART295GA Art Workshop/Seminar:                                                    + ART181      Graphic Design I                                   3
          Ceramics                                 1 credit     2 periods         + ART182      Graphic Design II                                  3
                                                                                  + ART190      Art of Web Site Design                             3
                                                                                    ART255AA Self Promotion (1) and/or
Advanced level workshop/seminar in art disciplines.                               + ART255AB The Portfolio (1)                                  1-2
Prerequisites: Minimum of three (3) credits introductory and                      + ART285      Multipresentation Graphics                         3
                                                                                  + ART291      Digital Prepress                                   3
three (3) credits intermediate level courses in specific field, or
permission of Department/Division Chair. (F,S,D,E)                                Restricted Electives: (7-11 credits)                           Credits
                                                                                  Students should select from the following courses in consultation
ART298    Special Projects                      1-3 credits                       with a department advisor:
See page 278. (O)                                                                   ARH101      Prehistoric Through Gothic Art                    3
                                                                                    ARH102      Renaissance Through Contemporary Art              3
                                                                                    ART111      Drawing I                                         3
                                                                                  + ART113      Color                                             3
                                                                                    ART116      Life Drawing I                                    3
                                                                                    ART131      Photography I                                     3
                                                                                  + ART184      Computer Animation                                3
                                                                                    ART/MMT187 Perspective Drawing for Animation                  3
                                                                                  + ART/MMT188 Dynamic Figure Drawing                             3
                                                                                  + ART/MMT191 Storyboarding and Layout                           2
                                                                                  + ART281      Graphic Design III                                3


Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       114                                                      Programs and Courses

                       + ART295KA Art Workshop/Seminar: Graphics/Animation                       1       + ART255AB       The Portfolio (1)                                        1-2
                       + ART297++ Computer Graphic Design Internship (1-3)                     1-3       + ART285         Multipresentation Graphics                                 3
                         ART298++ Special Projects (1-3)                                       1-3       + ART291         Digital Prepress                                           3
                                                                                                         + ART297         Computer Graphic Design Internship (1-3) or
                       General Studies Requirements: (25 credits)                                          ART298         Special Projects (1-3)                                   1-3
                       Core: (15 credits)                                                 Credits
                       First-Year Composition:                                                  6
                       + ENG101     First-Year Composition (3) and
                       + ENG111     Technical Writing (3) or                                                                      Multimedia
                       + ENG102     First-Year Composition (3)                                                                    Multimedia
                       Oral Communication:                                                      3                     Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
                         COM110 Interpersonal Communication (3) or                                                    Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
                                                                                                                                 63-66 credits
                       + COM230 Small Group Communication (3)                                                                     63-66 credits
                       Critical Reading:                                                        3        Program Description: The multimedia curriculum responds to
                       + CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or
                       + CRE111      Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3)                      the needs of students who seek to combine technical and con-
                       Mathematics:                                                             3        ceptual problem solving techniques in graphic art, animation,
                       + MAT102      Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) or                           film, video and Web design needed for multimedia production.
                       + MAT105      The Mathematics of Design (3) or                                    The curriculum opens exciting learning opportunities in digital
                       + MAT122      Intermediate Algebra (3) or                                         design, photo imaging, computing, Internet and the Web, 3D
                                     Equivalent by assessment (3) or                                     geometric modeling, animation, traditional video, digital video
                                     A higher level math course
                                     (Note: MAT105 strongly recommended)                                 and film.

                       Distribution: (10 credits)                                         Credits        Multimedia graduates work on music videos, interactive games,
                       Humanities and Fine Arts:                                3                        television commercials, editorial video production, 3D computer
                         Any approved course, see page 77.
                       Social and Behavioral Sciences:                          3                        graphics, advertising graphics, animations, architectural model
                         Any approved course, see page 77.                                               simulation, film and motion picture special and digital effects
                         COM110     Interpersonal Communication (3) or                                   and web-site graphics.
                       + COM230     Small Group Communication (3) (recommended)
                       Natural Sciences:                                        4                        The first year interdisciplinary curriculum requires completion of
                       Any approved course, see page 78.                                                 core courses. Upon completion students choose one of the fol-
                                                                                                         lowing specialty tracks: Computer Imaging and Animation,
                                                                                                         Digital Animation, Multimedia Imaging or the Web Publishing
                                                                                                         Design.
                                     Computer Graphic Design Certificate
                                               29-35 credits                                             Required Courses: (33-36 credits)                                Credits
                                                                                                         Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
                                                                                                         in the Required Courses category. Students are required to com-
                                                                                                         plete fifteen (15) credits in Required Courses and three (3) – five (5)
                       Student Goals: Career-related                                                     credits from Restricted Electives in the Core Program.
Programs and Courses




                       Program Description: This certificate program covers digital                      Core:
                       and traditional graphic design methods that are essential to                        ART100    Introduction to Computer Graphic Art                             1
                       anyone involved with new media. Students learn layout and                         + ART174    Electronic Color Principles                                      1
                                                                                                         + ART180AD Designer's Tools: Adobe Illustrator                               1
                       design techniques, electronic color, composition and typogra-                     + ART180AE Designer's Tools: Adobe Photoshop                                 1
                       phy to prepare artwork for print media and the Web.                               + ART180AK Designer's Tools: Adobe Premiere                                  1
                                                                                                         + ART/MMT184 Computer Animation                                              3
                       Project based courses stress concept development and visual                         VPT104    Scriptwriting                                                    3
                       problem solving which leads to employment in the advertising,                       VPT108    Video Production                                                 3
                       publishing and printing industry.                                                   BPC/CIS120DA Micro Graphics: IBM Powerpoint                                1
                       Required Courses: (29-35 credits)                                Credits          Students must complete One of the following tracks:
                       Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed                Students must complete the program Core before entering the
                       in the Required Courses category.                                                 course tracks. It is strongly recommended that they also com-
                         ART100      Introduction to Computer Graphic Art               1                plete the General Studies Requirements prior to beginning this pro-
                         ART112      Two-Dimensional Design                             3                gram.
                       + ART169      Two-Dimensional Computer Design                    3
                       + ART174      Electronic Color Principles                        1                Digital Animation Track:                                    18-20 credits
                       + ART177      Computer-Photographic Imaging                      3                  ART116   Life Drawing I                                                    3
                       + ART180AB Designer's Tools: Page Maker (1) and/or                                + ART180AM Designer's Tools: Macromedia Dreamweaver                          1
                       + ART180AC Designer's Tools: QuarkXPress (1) and/or                               + ART180AN Designer's Tools: Macromedia Flash                                1
                       + ART180AD Designer's Tools: Adobe Illustrator (1) and/or                         + ART/MMT185 3-D Modeling for Animation                                      3
                       + ART180AE Designer's Tools: Adobe Photoshop (1)              1-4                   ART/MMT187 Perspective Drawing for Animation                               3
                       + ART181      Graphic Design I                                   3                + ART/MMT188 Dynamic Figure Drawing                                          3
                       + ART182      Graphic Design II                                  3                + ART/MMT284 Intermedia Animation                                            3
                       + ART190      Art of Web Site Design                             3                + ART295   Art Workshop/Seminar (1-3) or
                         ART255AA Self Promotion (1) and/or                                              + ART297   Computer Graphic Design Internship (1-3)                       1-3
                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1    (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally    (+) indicates course prerequisites

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Computer Imaging and Animation Track:                      19-21 credits          Distribution: (10 credits)                                        Credits
  ART116   Life Drawing I (3) or                                                  Humanities and Fine Arts:                                                  3
  ART/MMT188 Dynamic Figure Drawing (3)                      3                     ARH102 Renaissance Through Contemporary Art (3) or
  ART131   Photography I                                     3                     ENG260 Film Analysis (3) or
+ ART177   Computer-Photographic Imaging                     3                     HUM108 Contemporary Humanities (3) or
+ ART/MMT185 3-D Modeling for Animation                      3                     THE210 Contemporary Cinema (3) or
+ ART270   Intermediate Computer Photographic Imaging        3                     THE260 Film Analysis (3)
+ ART/MMT284 Intermedia Animation                            3                    Natural Sciences:                                                          4
+ ART180AP Designer's Tools: Photoshop for Multimedia (1) or                       Any approved course, see page 78.
+ ART297   Computer Graphic Design Internship (1-3)        1-3                    Social and Behavioral Sciences:                                            3
                                                                                   Any approved course, see page 77.
Web Publishing Design Track:                               19-21 credits
+ ART112   Two-Dimensional Design                                        3
+ ART180AM Designer's Tools: Macromedia Dreamweaver                      1
+ ART180AN Designer's Tools: Macromedia Flash                            1
+ ART180AP Designer's Tools: Photoshop for Multimedia                    1
+ ART181   Graphic Design I                                              3                   Multimedia Imaging and Animation
+ ART182   Graphic Design II                                             3                   Multimedia Imaging and Animation
+ ART/MMT190 Art of Web Site Design                                      3                               Certificate
                                                                                                         Certificate
+ ART/MMT284 Intermedia Animation (3) or                                                                35-38 credits
+ ART297   Computer Graphic Design Internship (1-3)                     1-3
                                                                                                       35-38 credits
  CIS133DA The Internet/World Wide Web                                    3
Media Imaging Track:                                           20 credits         Student Goals: Career-related
+ ART180AM Designer’s Tools: Macromedia Dreamweaver (1)                  or
+ ART180AN Designer’s Tools: Macromedia Flash (1)                         1
+ ART180AP Designer’s Tools: PhotoShop for Multimedia                     1       Program Description: This certificate offers students the
+ ART/MMT284 Intermedia Animation                                         3       opportunity to study digital imaging, computer three-dimension-
  VPT106   Graphics & Digital Effects for Video & Media                   3       al modeling and motion that are essential to production of short
+ VPT115AA Introduction to Non Linear Editing I                           1       animated films, gif animation for the Web, and image creation
+ VPT115AB Introduction to Non Linear Editing II                          1       for print media. Students learn how to use software interac-
+ VPT115AC Introduction to Non Linear Editing III                         1       tively for creation of animation by applying textures, special
  VPT204   Advanced Video Production                                      3       effects and constructing characters and environments.
  VPT216   Multimedia Project Management                                  3
  VPT290   Production for the Web & CD/DVD Mastering                      3
                                                                                  Computer image and processing lab and the digital animation
Restricted Electives: (4-5 credits)                             Credits           lab provide high technology state-of-the-art environment to pre-
Students should select from the following courses in consultation                 pare students for careers in computer photo imaging, 3D mod-
with a department advisor.                                                        eling for gaming, animation for film, television and the Web.
+ ART169      Two-Dimensional Computer Design                   3
  ART/MMT187 Perspective Drawing for Animation                  3                 Required Courses: (35-38 credits)                              Credits
+ ART/MMT188 Dynamic Figure Drawing                             3                 Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
+ ART/MMT191 Storyboarding and Layout                           2                 in the Required Courses category.
  ART255AA Self Promotion                                       1                   ART100      Introduction to Computer Graphic Art               1
+ ART255AB The Portfolio                                        1                   ART116      Life Drawing I (3) or




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
+ ART285      Multipresentation Graphics                        3                 + ART188      Dynamic Figure Drawing (3)                         3
+ ART295AA Art Workshop/Seminar: Drawing (1) and/or                               + ART169      Two-Dimensional Computer Design                    3
+ ART295AB Art Workshop/Seminar: Drawing (2) or                                   + ART174      Electronic Color Principles                        1
+ ART295AC Art Workshop/Seminar: Drawing (3)                 1-3                  + ART177      Computer-Photographic Imaging                      3
  MTC191      Electronic Music I                                3                 + ART180AD Designer's Tools: Adobe Illustrator                   1
  VPT114      Audio for Video and Media                         3                 + ART180AK Designer's Tools: Adobe Premiere                      1
  VPT290      Production for the Web & CD/DVD Mastering         3                 + ART180AL Designer’s Tools: Character Studio (2) or
                                                                                  + ART287      3D Character Animation (3)                      2-3
General Studies Requirements: (25 credits)                                        + ART184      Computer Animation                                 3
                                                                                  + ART185      3-D Modeling for Animation                         3
Core: (15 credits)                                                 Credits          ART187      Perspective Drawing for Animation                  3
First-Year Composition:                                                  6        + ART191      Storyboarding and Layout                           2
+ ENG101      First-Year Composition (3) and                                        ART255AA Self Promotion                                        1
+ ENG102      First-Year Composition (3)                                          + ART255AB The Portfolio                                         1
Oral Communication:                                                      3        + ART270      Intermediate Computer Photographic Imaging         3
  COM110      Interpersonal Communication (3) or                                  + ART284      Intermedia Animation                               3
+ COM259      Communication in Business and Professions (3)                       + ART297      Computer Graphic Design Internship (1-3) or
Critical Reading:                                                        3          ART298      Special Projects (1-3)                          1-3
+ CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or
+ CRE111      Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3)
Mathematics:                                                             3
+ MAT102      Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) or
+ MAT105      The Mathematics of Design (3) or
+ MAT122      Intermediate Algebra (3) or
              Equivalent by assessment or
              A higher level math course
              (Note: MAT105 strongly recommended)
Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                                       Multimedia Web Design Certificate
                                       Multimedia Web Design Certificate
                                                  37 credits                                                                     Course Descriptions
                                                  37 credits
                                                                                                                                          Art (ART)
                       Program Description: This program is designed for students
                       who seek to enhance the traditional study of graphic design and                       ART100     Introduction to Computer
                       layout for the print media with digital images, GIF, JPEG and                                    Graphic Art                     1 credit     2 periods
                       Vector graphics used to produce successful Web pages.                                 Conceptualization, visualization, and production of art using the
                       Students learn to identify and use advanced hypertext markup                          computer. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
                       language features, learn basics of Java Script, use graphics
                       software for design of World Wide Web presentations and iden-                         ART169      Two-Dimensional
                       tify and use common methods of including multimedia in Web                                        Computer Design               3 credit   6 periods
                       presentations. Creating navigational aids, indexing data, Web                         Generation of electronic two-dimensional images and tradition-
                       security and access control, along with issues pertaining to                          al methods of visual problem solving. Understanding of com-
                       webmaster duties are learned. Students are challenged to                              puter techniques and art presentation methods. Prerequisites
                       become knowledgeable in concept development process, and                              or Corequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
                       informed about advancing technologies and the information
                                                                                                             ART169AA Two-Dimensional
                       superhighway. Multimedia Web Design Certificate provides                                             Computer Design             1 credit  2 periods
                       opportunities for future work in a multimedia environment and                         Generation       of  electronic   two-dimensional     images.
                       the pursuit of personal expression and professional interest.                         Understanding of computer techniques and traditional methods
                       The creative process for Web design is introduced trough study                        of visual problem solving. Prerequisites: ART100 or permission
                       of basic principles of design and layout. Student learns impor-                       of instructor.
                       tant graphic design concepts and how these can be integrated
                       to increase the visual impact of a Web Site.                                          ART169AB Two-Dimensional
                       Required Courses: (31 credits)                                     Credits                          Computer Design              1 credit 2 periods
                       Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed                    Interpretation of elements of design and composition through
                       in the Required Courses category.                                                     electronic media. Prerequisites/Corequisites: ART169AA.
                         ART100      Introduction to Computer Graphic Art               1
                         ART112      Two-Dimensional Design                             3                    ART169AC Two-Dimensional
                       + ART180AC Designer's Tools: QuarkXPress                         1                                Computer Design                 1 credit    2 periods
                       + ART180AE Designer's Tools: Adobe Photoshop                     1
                       + ART180AK Designer's Tools: Adobe Premiere                      1                    Development of a portfolio for electronically created two-dimen-
                       + ART180AM Designer's Tools: Macromedia Dreamweaver              1                    sional art and graphics. Prerequisites or Corequisites:
                       + ART180AN Designer's Tools: Macromedia Flash                    1                    ART169AB.
                       + ART180AP Designer's Tools: Photoshop for Multimedia            1
                       + ART181      Graphic Design I                                   3                    ART174        Electronic Color Principles     1 credit   2 periods
                       + ART/MMT184 Computer Animation                                  3                    Interactive use of color for graphic communication. Color theo-
Programs and Courses




                       + ART190      Art of Web Site Design                             3
                         ART255AA Self Promotion                                        1                    ry, color relationships and electronic color manipulation for com-
                       + ART255AB The Portfolio                                         1                    puter graphic art, animation, and multimedia. Prerequisites or
                       + ART284      Intermedia Animation                               3                    Corequisites: ART100.
                         BPC/CIS120DA Micro Graphics: IBM Powerpoint                    1
                         CIS133DA The Internet/World Wide Web                           3                    ART177      Computer-Photographic
                         VPT290      Production for the Web & CD/DVD Mastering          3                                Imaging                      3 credits   6 periods
                       Restricted Electives: (6 credits)                                  Credits            Introduction to the multiple elements of microcomputer-photo-
                       + ART169               Two-Dimensional Computer Design                       3        graphic imaging. Basic foundation in the use of the photo-
                       + ART182               Graphic Design II                                     3        graphic manipulation of images using software programs.
                       + ART285               Multipresentation Graphics                            3        Special attention to aesthetic foundations underlying photo-
                       + ART297               Computer Graphic Design Internship                  1-3        graphic composition. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART100 or
                         VPT104               Scriptwriting                                         3        permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1)
                         VPT108               Video Production                                      3
                       + CIS233DA             Web Design and Publishing                             3        ART180AB Designer’s Tools:
                                                                                                                           Page Maker                   1 credit   2 periods
                                                                                                             Introduction to the multiple elements of Page Maker software
                                                                                                             package using the microcomputer. Basic foundation in the use
                                                                                                             of electronic techniques including appropriate input and output
                                                                                                             production devices. Prerequisites: ART100, or permission of
                                                                                                             instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)




                       Course Availability:      (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening    (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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ART180AC Designer’s Tools:                                                        ART181       Graphic Design I             3 credits    6 periods
             QuarkXPress                  1 credit    2 periods                   Introduction to development of lettering and design skills
Introduction to the multiple elements of QuarkXPress, a visual                    through functional and aesthetic use of typography.
art adaptation software package using the Macintosh micro-                        Concentration on lettering for reproduction, type indication, his-
computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic tech-                  torical development, type specification, and use of letter forms
niques, including appropriate input and output production                         as design elements. Prerequisites: ART112 or permission of
devices. Prerequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor.                       instructor. (F,S,D,E)
(F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
                                                                                  ART182        Graphic Design II            3 credits   6 periods
ART180AD Design Tools:                                                            Concept development and design solutions to problems in con-
              Adobe Illustrator             1 credit    2 periods                 sumer advertising, sales promotion and public relations materi-
Introduction to the multiple elements of Adobe Illustrator, a visu-               al. Interpreting art form and copy through creative graphic solu-
al art adaptation software package using the Macintosh micro-                     tions. Pasteup and production processes. Prerequisites:
computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic tech-                  ART181 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
niques, including appropriate input and output production
devices. Prerequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor.                       ART184         Computer Animation          3 credits   6 periods
(F,S,D,E,Su1,2)                                                                   The art of animation (animated sequences, special effects,
                                                                                  titles, etc.) using the computer. Construction characters, back-
ART180AE Designer’s Tools:                                                        ground graphics, color, scaling, storyboard, cells, timing, edit-
              Adobe Photoshop              1 credit  2 periods                    ing, and surface rendering. Screening and discussion of select-
Introduction to the multiple elements of Adobe Photoshop soft-                    ed animated short films and videos. Prerequisites: ART100, or
ware package using the microcomputer. Basic foundation in the                     ART111, or ART116, or permission of instructor. (F,S,Su1,D,E)
use of electronic techniques including appropriate input and
output production devices. Prerequisites: ART100 or permis-                       ART184AA Computer Animation I            1 credit   2 periods
sion of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)                                               The art of animation using the computer. Construction charac-
                                                                                  ters and background graphics. Screening and discussion of
ART180AK Designer’s Tools:                                                        selected animated short films and videos. Prerequisites:
             Adobe Premiere               1 credit   2 periods                    ART100, or ART111, or ART116, or permission of instructor.
Basic functions and use of Adobe Premiere video editing soft-                     (F,S,Su1,D,E)
ware. Applications for computer animation, multimedia, and dig-
ital video production. Prerequisites: ART100. ART184 is                           ART184AB Computer Animation II       1 credit  2 periods
strongly recommended, but not required.                                           The art of animation using the computer. Creating cell
ART180AL Designer’s Tools:                                                        sequence      and   story    boarding.     Prerequisites:
             Character Studio           2 credits    5 periods                    ADA/ART/MMT184AA or permission of the instructor.
Character Studio 3D-Character Animation software. Character                       (F,S,Su1,D,E)
motion, editing and blending electronic with traditional tech-
niques. Prerequisites: ART100 and ART184. ART116 is recom-                        ART184AC Computer Animation III          1 credit  2 periods
mended but not required.                                                          The art of animation using the computer. Timing, editing, and
                                                                                  surface rendering. Prerequisites: ADA/ART/MMT184AB or per-




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
ART180AM Designer’s Tools: Macromedia                                             mission of the instructor. (F,S,Su1,D,E)
              Dreamweaver                 1 credit  2 periods
Introduction to Macromedia Dreamweaver Software and Web                           ART185      3-D Modeling
editing process. Developing sites, automating production, Web                                 for Animation                 3 credits   6 periods
design integration using graphics, and graphics output. Learn                     Basic concepts of 3-D modeling. Anatomy of computer geome-
powerful Web editing methods. Prerequisites: ART100 or per-                       try; basic elements that make computer models-curves, sur-
mission of instructor.                                                            faces, nurbs, and polygons. 3-D translation, shading, materials,
                                                                                  and      rendering.    Prerequisites:     ART/MMT184         or
ART180AN Designer’s Tools:                                                        ART/MMT184AC or permission of the instructor.
              Macromedia Flash           1 credit   2 periods
Introduction to Macromedia Flash software. Basic foundation in                    ART185AA 3-D Modeling for
Flash vector graphics, 2D and 3D animation and creation of full                                 Animation I                1 credit   2 periods
motion video with sound. Prerequisites: (ART180AD and                             Basic concepts of 3-D modeling. Anatomy of computer geome-
ART180AE), or permission of instructor.                                           try; basic elements of compounding objects and Boolean oper-
                                                                                  ations. Prerequisites: ART/MMT184 or permission of instructor.

ART180AP Designer’s Tools: Photoshop                                              ART185AB 3-D Modeling for
             for Multimedia                1 credit  2 periods                                 Animation II                   1 credit    2 periods
Advanced Adobe Photoshop techniques for multimedia.                               Basic concepts of 3-D modeling. Creating shapes using line,
Foundations in imaging for animation, Web, graphics, digital                      polygonal object construction, and lofting objects. Prerequisites:
video and offset graphics. Prerequisites: Art 180AE or permis-                    ART/MMT185AA or permission of instructor.
sion of instructor.

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                       ART185AC 3-D Modeling for                                                         ART190      Art of Web Site Design         3 credits   6 periods
                                    Animation III                 1 credit   2 periods                   Print vocabulary, relationships, and typographic style for HTML
                       Basic concepts of 3-D modeling and the use of lights, cameras,                    and World Wide Web publication. Discussion of color, propor-
                       materials, and other modifiers. Prerequisites: ART/MMT185AB                       tion, and design emphasis. Producing Web sites using
                       or permission of instructor.                                                      HyperText Markup Language (HTML), digital text, and graphics
                                                                                                         to produce artistic form and content for the Web. Prerequisites:
                       ART187       Perspective Drawing                                                  ART180AB or ART180AC or ART180AE or permission of
                                    for Animation               3 credits    6 periods                   instructor.
                       Perspective techniques for creating depth illusion as applied to
                       principles of 3D modeling and animation. Study of size relation-                  ART190AA Art of Website Design I           1 credit    2 periods
                       ships, size and space variation, converging lines, vanishing                      Print vocabulary, relationships, and typographic style for HTML
                       points, overlapping planes. 3D lighting systems and light                         and World Wide Web publication. Designing with text from visu-
                       changes over distance. Prerequisites: None.                                       al, technical, and motion aspects. Prerequisites: ART180AB or
                                                                                                         ART180AC or ART180AE or permission of instructor.
                       ART187AA Perspective Drawing
                                    for Animation I              1 credit    2 periods                   ART190AB Art of Website Design II       1 credit  2 periods
                       Perspective techniques for creating depth illusion as applied to                  Producing Web site pages, using design and HyperText digital
                       principles of 3D modeling and animation. Study of converging                      text and graphics. Prerequisites: ART190AA or permission of
                       lines, vanishing points, overlapping planes. Prerequisites:                       instructor.
                       None.
                                                                                                         ART190AC Art of Website Design III        1 credit    2 periods
                       ART187AB Perspective Drawing                                                      Producing Web sites using artistic form and content. Interactive
                                   for Animation II               1 credit    2 periods                  multimedia applications for on-line design. Prerequisites:
                       Perspective techniques for creating depth illusion. Study of size                 ART190AB or permission of instructor.
                       relationships, size and space variation. Prerequisites:
                       ART/MMT187AA.                                                                     ART191      Storyboarding and Layout    2 credits   4 periods
                                                                                                         Introduction to storyboarding including film storytelling and
                       ART187AC Perspective Drawing                                                      scene presentation. Prerequisites: ART/MMT187 or
                                    for Animation III            1 credit    2 periods                   ART/MMT188.
                       Perspective techniques for creating depth illusion. Study of 3D
                       lighting systems and light environments in 3D modeling sys-                       ART255AA Self Promotion                    1 credit     1 period
                       tems. Prerequisites: ART/MMT187AB.                                                Career goals, presentation of artist, communication skills, keep-
                                                                                                         ing files and records, developing self-promotional materials.
                       ART188       Dynamic Figure Drawing      3 credits    6 periods                   Prerequisites: None. (F,D,E)
                       Development of dynamic figure drawing and rendering of figure
                       in three-dimensional space. Use of light and shade, projection                    ART255AB The Portfolio                     1 credit     1 period
                       of figure from various viewpoints and development of sound                        Choosing the right pieces to include, presenting art work, devel-
                       draftsmanship for figure drawing and portfolio preparation.                       oping the portfolio. Prerequisites: ART255AA or permission of
                       Prerequisites: ART116 or permission of the instructor.
Programs and Courses




                                                                                                         instructor. (S,Su1,D,E)

                       ART188AA Dynamic Figure Drawing I 1 credit2 periods                               ART270      Intermediate Computer
                       Development of dynamic figure drawing and rendering of figure                                 Photographic Imaging      3 credits  6 periods
                       in 3D space. Prerequisites: ART116 or permission of the                           Intermediate microcomputer-based photographic imaging tech-
                       instructor.                                                                       niques. Refinement of aesthetic awareness and personal
                                                                                                         expression. Prerequisites: ART177 or (ART177AA and
                       ART188AB Dynamic Figure Drawing II 1 credit        2 periods                      ART177AB)
                       Use of light and shade and projection of figure from various
                       viewpoints at different stages of action. Prerequisites:                          ART281       Graphic Design III             3 credits  6 periods
                       ART/MMT188AA or permission of instructor.                                         Advanced course in designing with letter forms and typestyles.
                                                                                                         Projects in creative use of lettering and type such as bookcov-
                       ART188AC Dynamic Figure Drawing III 1 credit        2 periods                     ers, pamphlets, point of purchase, logo design and letterform
                       Development of sound draftsmanship for figure drawing and                         used as shape for advertisement. Prerequisites: ART182 or
                       portfolio preparation. Prerequisites: ART/MMT188AB or permis-                     permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
                       sion of instructor.




                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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ART282      Graphic Design IV            3 credits  6 periods                     ART287AB 3D Character Animation II         1 credit  2 periods
Continuation of skill development reached in ART181, ART182,                      3D-Character modeling and animation for multimedia, film,
and ART281 with emphasis on new product development and                           broadcast, video games and interactive entertainment.
advertising; creating design program for industry or major                        Animation of the character, materials and texture mapping.
event; and preparing professional portfolio. Prerequisites:                        Prerequisites: ART/MMT287AA.
ART281 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
                                                                                  ART287AC 3D Character Animation III 1 credit   2 periods
ART284      Intermedia Animation          3 credits    6 periods                  3D-Character modeling and animation for multimedia, film,
ART284AA Intermedia Animation I            1 credit    2 periods                  broadcast, video games and interactive entertainment.
ART284AB Intermedia Animation II           1 credit    2 periods                  Storytelling, composting and rendering considerations.
ART284AC Intermedia Animation III          1 credit    2 periods                  Prerequisites: ART/MMT287AB.
Elements of electronic animation with interactive text graphics,
photography, sound, film, and video construction. Prerequisites:                  ART290       Studio Art                    3 credits  6 periods
ADA/ART/MMT184 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)                             Studio course for art majors allowing continuation in subject
                                                                                  field. Prerequisites: All 100 and 200 courses in subject matter
ART285      Multipresentation Graphics 3 credits        6 periods                 area, or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2)
Computer aided design and development of a company identi-
ty program; development of a videotape demonstrating market                       ART291        Digital Prepress               3 credits   6 periods
impact; preparation of a portfolio of completed art and graphics.                 Introduction to multiple elements of digital prepress concepts
Prerequisites: ART100, ART169, or permission of instructor.                       and techniques using the microcomputer. Basic foundation in
                                                                                  the use of trapping and stripping software for the desktop. Use
ART285AA Multipresentation                                                        of electronic page layout techniques including color separa-
            Graphics Part I             1 credit    2 periods                     tions, registration, spot colors, impositions, signatures, and out-
Computer-aided layout design for a company identity program.                      put production devices. Emphasis on prepress concepts.
Prerequisites: ART100, ART169, or permission of instructor.                       Prerequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
(F,S,D,E)
                                                                                  ART291AA Digital Prepress I                 1 credit    2 periods
ART285AB Multipresentation                                                        Introduction to the multiple elements of digital prepress con-
           Graphics Part II               1 credit  2 periods                     cepts and techniques using the microcomputer. Basic founda-
Developing a comprehensive design program utilizing comput-                       tion in the use of trapping and stripping. Use of electronic page
er output. Development of portfolio. Prerequisites: ART100,                       layout techniques including registration, spot colors, output pro-
ART169, or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)                                    duction devices. Emphasis on prepress concepts.
                                                                                  Prerequisites: ART100 or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
ART285AC Multipresentation Graphics 1 credit            2 periods
Computer-aided design and development of a company identi-                        ART291AB Digital Prepress II               1 credit   2 periods
ty program; development of a videotape demonstrating market                       Foundation in the use of trapping and stripping software for the
impact; preparation of a portfolio of completed art and graphics.                 desktop. Use of electronic page layout techniques including
Prerequisites: ART100, ART169, or permission of instructor.                       registration, spot colors, and the basics of trapping and strip-
(F,S,D,E)




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
                                                                                  ping. Emphasis on the use of prepress concepts. Prerequisites:
                                                                                  ART291AA or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
ART287      3D Character Animation      3 credits  6 periods
3D-Character modeling and animation for multimedia, film,                         ART291AC Digital Prepress III               1 credit  2 periods
broadcast, video games and interactive entertainment.                             Basic foundation in the use of stripping software for the desk-
Character motion, editing, and blending electronic with tradi-                    top. Use of electronic page layout techniques including style
tional techniques. Prerequisites: ART/MMT184 or ART180AC.                         specifications, impositions, and signatures. Emphasis on evalu-
Corequisites: ART/MMT188 or ART 116, or permission of the                         ation of prepress concepts. Prerequisites: ART291AB or per-
instructor.                                                                       mission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)
ART287AA 3D Character Animation I     1 credit 2 periods                          ART295GA Art Workshop/Seminar:
3D-Character modeling and animation for multimedia, film,                                   Ceramics                            1 credit         2 periods
broadcast, video games and interactive entertainment.                             ART295HB Art Workshop/Seminar:
Character creation and motion principles. Prerequisites:                                    Mixed Media                       2 credits          4 periods
ART100 and ART184. Corequisites: ART/MMT188, or ART                               ART295KA Art Workshop/Seminar:
116, or permission of the instructor.                                                      Graphics/Animation                   1 credit         2 periods

                                                                                  Advanced level workshop/seminar in art disciplines.
                                                                                  Prerequisites: Minimum of three (3) credits introductory and
                                                                                  three (3) credits intermediate level courses in specific field, or
                                                                                  permission of Department/Division Chair. (F,S,D,E)



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                       ART297AA Computer Graphic
                                     Design Internship
                       ART297AB Computer Graphic
                                                                 1 credit     1 period
                                                                                                                                    Automotive
                                     Design Internship
                       ART297AC Computer Graphic
                                                                2 credits    2 periods
                                                                                                                                    Technology
                                     Design Internship          3 credits    3 periods
                       Computer graphic design work experience in a business or
                       industry. 80 hours of designated work per credit. Maximum of 3                                 For AUT Course Information: Jay Covey
                       credits allowed. Prerequisites: Departmental approval.                                                  Phone: 623.845.3950
                                                                                                                  For CAP Program Information: Automotive Dept.
                       ART298    Special Projects                        1-3 credits                                           Phone: 623.845.3167
                       See page 278. (O)
                                                                                                                    For ASSET Program Information: John Kelly
                                                                                                                               Phone: 623.845.3187
                                                                                                                    For ASEP Program Information: Gar Gaekel
                                                                                                                               Phone: 623.845.3188

                                                     Astronomy                                             Constant increases in the number of vehicles on the road as
                                                     Astronomy                                             well as their increasing complexity promises a steady stream of
                                                                                                           new career openings within the automotive service industry
                                                                                                           both locally and nationally.
                                                                                                           Mobility within the automotive service industry is almost limit-
                                              For information: Stan Celestian                              less. The experienced technician who demonstrates quality
                                                    Phone: 623.845.3681                                    workmanship, willingness to learn, organizational skills, reliabil-
                                                                                                           ity and good communication skills will find opportunities to move
                       Student Goals: General Education, Personal Interest                                 into other jobs within the industry such as management, sales,
                                                                                                           field service, business ownership or teaching.
                       Astronomy courses will meet the Natural Science part of the
                       General Education requirements for the AA, AAS, and AGS                             Automobile technicians diagnose, repair and perform mainte-
                       degrees.                                                                            nance operations on cars, trucks, buses and other motor vehi-
                                                                                                           cles. The most critical attributes of an automotive technician are
                                                                                                           the ability to accurately diagnose the causes of malfunctions
                                                Course Descriptions                                        and to demonstrate quality workmanship in making repairs.
                                                                                                           Thorough knowledge and understanding of the vehicle and
                                                    Astronomy (AST)                                        component being serviced, combined with good testing and
                                                                                                           service skills, insures fast and efficient work.
                       AST111      Introduction
                                   to Astronomy I                3 credits  3 periods
                       Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. History of
                                                                                                                             Automotive Technology
Programs and Courses




                       astronomy, properties of light, instruments, the solar system
                       and nearby stars. Prerequisites: MAT092 or equivalent.                                           Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
                       (F,S,D,E,Su1)                                                                                               67-68 credits
                       Note: AST111 is not a prerequisite for AST112.
                                                                                                           The Automotive Technology Department at GCC offers four
                       AST112      Introduction                                                            automotive programs:
                                   to Astronomy II              3 credits   3 periods                       • General                      • ASSET (Ford)
                       Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. Structure                       • ASEP (General Motors)        • CAP (Chrysler)
                       and evolution of stars; star clusters; galaxies; cosmology.                         Each program is designed to prepare students for employment
                       Prerequisites: MAT092 or equivalent. (F,S,D,E,Su2)                                  as automotive technicians. Instruction is given in both the theo-
                                                                                                           retical and practical aspects of automotive operation, mainte-
                       AST113    Astronomy I Laboratory         1 credit   3 periods
                                                                                                           nance, and service. Directed laboratory activities provide expe-
                       Astronomical observations and exercises to supplement                               rience in transmissions, differentials, fuel systems (both con-
                       AST111. Prerequisites or Corequisites: AST111. (F,S,D,E,Su1)                        ventional and electronic), brakes, air conditioning, automotive
                                                                                                           electricity/ electronics, diagnosis, emission control, engine serv-
                       AST114     Astronomy II Laboratory     1 credit 3 periods
                                                                                                           ice, suspension, and steering systems. Modern, fully equipped
                       Astronomical observations and exercises to supplement                               facilities provide students with excellent opportunities for pre-
                       AST112.     Prerequisites   or    corequisites: AST112.                             employment experience.
                       (F,S,D,E,Su2)
                                                                                                           The General Program is a non-factory sponsored program.
                                                                                                           This program is designed for students who may wish to work in
                                                                                                           an independent repair facility as well as those who simply want

                       Course Availability:     (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1    (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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to broaden their automotive repair skills. This program allows                    Special Skill Levels Needed: Students wishing to pursue an
students to take courses at their own pace. Students may                          AAS degree are advised to follow the recommendations of the
choose to follow a recommended schedule for completing the                        Basic Studies Advisors for English and Reading placements.
program or may choose classes at his/her convenience.
                                                                                  Note: All AUT courses taken relative to the ASEP/ASSET/CAP
There is no specific time frame for completion of this program.                   programs must be taken within the program so that they are
Classes for students in the general program are offered at var-                   product specific to that manufacturer's vehicle.
ious times including days, evenings, and weekends.
                                                                                  Required Courses: (49-50 credits)                              Credits
The Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP) com-                            Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
bines GCC’s Automotive Technology AAS degree program with                         in the Required Courses category.
General Motors dealership experience.                                               AUT101AA Internal Combustion Engines Theory                    3
                                                                                    AUT103AB Automotive and Electrical/Electronic Systems I        4
The Automotive Student Service Educational Training                                 AUT104AA Automotive Fuel Systems (3)                           3
Program (ASSET) combines GCC’s Automotive Technology                                AUT105AA Engine Performance and Diagnosis                      3
AAS degree program with Ford dealership experience.                                 AUT106AA Engine Overhaul and Reconditioning                    4
                                                                                    AUT107AC Automotive Air Conditioning                           3
The Chrysler Dealer Apprentice Program (CAP) combines                               AUT108AB Front-End Suspension, Steering, and Alignment 4
                                                                                    AUT109AC Automotive Brake Systems                              4
GCC's Automotive Technology AAS degree program with                                 AUT110AC Automotive Power Trains                               4
Chrysler dealership experience.                                                     AUT123AA Automatic Transmissions                               4
   • You will work full-time as a PAID technician apprentice for                  + AUT215AA Automotive and Electrical/Electronic Systems II 4
     eight (8) weeks of each college semester, during the break                   + AUT233      Computerized Engine Control Systems                3
     between semesters and during the summer, beginning right                     + AUT270      Automotive Technology
     after high school graduation. The income potential within                                  Internship (any module) (1-3) or
     two years of graduation is in excess of $35,000 -                              AUT298      Special Projects (any module) (1-3)             3-4
     $40,000 per year.                                                              ELT100      Survey of Electronics                              3
                                                                                  General Studies Requirements: (18 credits)
   • You attend college eight (8) weeks each semester.
                                                                                  Core: (12 credits)                                               Credits
   • The technician apprenticeship position becomes a full-time                   First-Year Composition:                                                   6
     automotive technician position with your sponsoring                          + ENG101      First-Year Composition (3) and
     dealership upon graduation form GCC.                                         + ENG111      Technical Writing (3)
                                                                                    (ENG 102 is an acceptable if ENG 111 is not available.)
   • The intent of these programs is for students to remain with                  Oral Communication:                                                       3
     the same dealership throughout the two year program as                         COM100      Introduction to Human Communication (3) or
     well as after graduation.                                                      COM110      Interpersonal Communication (3) or
                                                                                  + COM225      Public Speaking (3) or
   • To register for any of the automotive programs students                      + COM230      Small Group Communication (3)
     must be sponsored by a dealership as a technician appren-                    Critical Reading:                                                         3
     tice (we will help potential students with the interview                     + CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or
     process and steer them to dealerships that have already                      + CRE111      Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3)
     agreed to sponsor apprentices).                                              Mathematics:
                                                                                    Area waived.




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
   • Remember, this opportunity provides you with the skills
     necessary to launch a successful career in the automotive                    Distribution: (6 credits)                                        Credits
                                                                                  Humanities and Fine Arts:                                                 3
     industry and provides you an income potential in excess                       Any approved course, see page 77.
     of $50,000.                                                                  Natural Sciences:
Note: Students sponsored through ASEP/ASSET/CAP pro-                               Area waived.
grams may be required to take additional classes.                                 Social and Behavioral Sciences:                                           3
                                                                                   Any approved course, see page 77.
Transferability: Coursework has been generally transferable to
ASU's and NAU's Department of Industrial Education, but the
transfer student may need 75-80 more hours to receive the B.S.
degree. When a transfer is planned, the student should consult
as early as possible with the school and program to which he or
she plans to transfer.
Certification: Certified by the National Institute for Automotive
Service Excellence (ASE) and evaluated by National
Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
Note: Due to limited course availability, students should consult
with a department advisor and/or Automotive department
instructor in planning their academic schedule in order to com-
plete degree requirements in an expedient manner.



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                                     Automotive Engines and Drive Trains
                                     Automotive Engines and Drive Trains                                                   Automotive Chassis Certificate
                                                 Certificate
                                                 Certificate                                                               Automotive Chassis Certificate
                                                                                                                                    16 credits
                                                 15 credits
                                                 15 credits                                                                         16 credits


                       Program Description: This course grouping is designed to                             Program Description: This course grouping is designed to
                       prepare the student for specialized career as an automotive                          prepare the student for specialized career as an automotive
                       engine and drivetrain technician. This course grouping should                        chassis, brake, and drivetrain technician. This course grouping
                       also prepare the student for the ASE certification tests for                         should also prepare the student for the ASE certification tests
                       engine repair, automatic transmissions and transaxles, and                           for suspension and steering, brakes, automatic transmissions
                       manual drive train and axles.                                                        and transaxles, and manual drive train and axles.

                       Required Courses: (15 credits)                                      Credits          Required Courses: (16 credits)                                 Credits
                          AUT101AA            Internal Combustion Engines Theory                   3           AUT108AB     Front-End Suspension, Steering, and Alignment              4
                          AUT106AA            Engine Overhaul and Reconditioning                   4           AUT109AC     Automotive Brake Systems                                   4
                          AUT110AC            Automotive Power Trains                              4           AUT110AC     Automotive Power Trains                                    4
                          AUT123AA            Automatic Transmissions                              4           AUT123AA     Automatic Transmissions                                    4




                                                                                                                                Course Descriptions
                                Automotive Engine Performance Diagnosis
                                Automotive Engine Performance Diagnosis
                                                                                                                         Automotive Technology (AUT)
                                    and Air Conditioning Certificate
                                    and Air Conditioning Certificate                                        AUT097*     General Automotive
                                               16 credits
                                               16 credits                                                               Maintenance                 3 credits 3 periods
                                                                                                            A study of automotive systems operation and maintenance for
                                                                                                            the consumer. Purchasing service for cars and performing
                       Program Description: This course grouping is designed to                             minor maintenance. Prerequisites: None. (FD,SD,FE,SE,Su1)
                       prepare the student for specialized career as a driveability and
                       engine performance technician as well as an automotive heat-                         *Note: This course will not apply toward degree requirements for
                       ing and air conditioning specialist. This course grouping should                     Automotive technology majors.
                       prepare the student for the ASE certification tests for electri-
                       cal/electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, and engine                     AUT101AA Internal Combustion
                       performance.                                                                                       Engines Theory              3 credits     4 periods
                                                                                                            Study of construction and operating principles of internal com-
                       Required Courses: (16 credits)                                      Credits
Programs and Courses




                                                                                                            bustion engines and related lubrication, cooling, fuel, and elec-
                       + AUT103AB Automotive and
                                                                                                            trical systems. Prerequisites: None. (FD,FE)
                                  Electrical/Electronic Systems I (4) or
                         AUT103DA Basic Automotive Electrical Theory (1.1) and
                       + AUT103DB Automotive Batteries (0.6) and                                            AUT103AB Automotive and Electrical/
                         AUT103DC Automotive Charging Systems (0.9) and                                                     Electronic Systems I       4 credits     7 periods
                         AUT103DD Automotive Starting Systems (0.6) and                                     Designed for beginning automotive students. The principle of
                       + AUT103DE Automotive Lighting, Indicator, and                                       electricity; the mathematical computations involved with Ohm’s
                                  Warning Circuits (0.8)                                           4        Law; the use of meters; electrical schematics; the theory of
                         AUT104AA Automotive Fuel Systems                                          3        electrical components as they relate to automobiles; the diag-
                         AUT105AA Engine Performance and Diagnosis                                 3
                         AUT107AC Automotive Air Conditioning                                      3
                                                                                                            nosis, testing, service and repair of batteries, starting systems
                       + AUT233   Computerized Engine Control Systems                              3        and charging systems, lighting systems and instrumentation.
                                                                                                            Prerequisites: None. (FD,FE)

                                                                                                            AUT103DA Basic Automotive
                                                                                                                         Electrical Theory        1.1 credits   2 periods
                                                                                                            Covers introductory level automotive electrical theory. This
                                                                                                            includes shop safety and procedures, Circuits, Ohm’s Law, use
                                                                                                            of meters, oscilloscopes, and other basic test equipment, as
                                                                                                            well as diagnosis of problems in and caused by electrical cir-
                                                                                                            cuits. Repair of these problems also covered. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                            None. (O)




                       Course Availability:      (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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AUT103DB Automotive Batteries              .6 credit   1 period                   AUT109AC Automotive
Study of automotive batteries. Diagnosis, testing, service, and                                 Brake Systems                4 credits  7 periods
repair of batteries and related circuits covered. Prerequisites:                  Designed for beginning automotive students. Fundamentals of
AUT103DA, or permission of instructor. (O)                                        drum, disc, and ABS brakes. Includes training in diagnosis, test-
                                                                                  ing, service, and repair. Prerequisites: None. (FD,SE)
AUT103DC Automotive Charging
              Systems                      .9 credit 1.5 periods                  AUT110AC Automotive Power Trains         4 credits   7 periods
The diagnosis, testing, service, and repair of charging systems                   Designed for beginning automotive students. Operation, diag-
and related components. Prerequisites: AUT103DA, or permis-                       nosis, service, and repair of the automotive power train.
sion of instructor. (O)                                                           Includes clutches, torque converters, standard and automatic
                                                                                  transmissions and transaxles, front and rear drive axles, drive
AUT103DD Automotive Starting                                                      shafts, differentials and transfer case. Prerequisites: None.
              Systems                      .6 credit 1.12 periods                 (FD,FE,SD)
Covers the starting motor systems used on modern automotive
vehicles including light duty trucks. Diagnosis, testing, service,                AUT121AA Automotive
and repair of starting systems and related components covered.                                 Body Repair                  3 credits 5 periods
Prerequisites: AUT103DA, or permission of instructor. (O).                        The fundamentals of metal bumping and use of basic metal
                                                                                  working tools. Instruction limited to minor damage repair and
AUT103DE Automotive Lighting, Indicator, and                                      parts replacement and alignment. Prerequisites: None.
              Warning Circuits           .8 credit 1.37 periods                   (F,E,S,E)
Covers the operation of, diagnosis and repair of common auto-
motive lighting, instrumentation, and warning device circuits                     AUT122AA Advanced Automotive
used on the automobile. Prerequisites: AUT103DA, or permis-                                   Body Repair               3 credits  5 periods
sion of instructor. (O)                                                           Advanced instruction in metal bumping processes and metal
                                                                                  working tools. Major body damage and repair and parts
AUT104AA Automotive                                                               replacement and alignment stressed. Prerequisites: None.
              Fuel Systems                3 credits    5 periods                  (FE,SE)
Theory and operation of carburetion, fuel injection, turbocharg-
ing and fuel systems, training in diagnosis, service and recon-                   AUT123AA Automatic
ditioning procedures. Prerequisites: None. (FD,FE,SD)                                          Transmissions              4 credits   8 periods
                                                                                  Theory of operation and servicing procedures for current
AUT105AA Engine Performance                                                       domestic automatic transmissions; includes diagnostics and
              and Diagnosis               3 credits  5 periods                    testing of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic components.
The theory and fundamentals of automotive tune-up and oscil-                      Prerequisites: None. (FD,SD,SE)
loscope testing as it pertains to diagnosis and tune-up of the
modern day automobile. Emphasis on interpretation of oscillo-                     AUT130      Automotive Quick Service  3 credits  5 periods
scope patterns and their relation to engine performance.                          Use of manufacturers service manuals; performance of com-
Prerequisites: None. (SD,SE)                                                      monly used service operations; emphasizes good attitude
                                                                                  development and safety habits about automotive service.




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
AUT106AA Engine Overhaul
                                                                                  Prerequisites: None. (FD,FE)
             and Reconditioning           4 credits   8 periods
Diagnostic and service skills essential to service and repair
                                                                                  AUT132       Service Overview              2 credits  4 periods
automotive internal combustion engines. Includes valve guide,
                                                                                  Dealer pre-delivery inspections. Basic fluid changes. Overview
seat reconditioning, cylinder block, piston, rod and crankshaft
                                                                                  of ignition and fuel systems. Prerequisites: None. (O)
service. Prerequisites: None. (FE,SD,Su1,Su2)
                                                                                  AUT134       Bumper to Bumper Automotive Theory and
AUT107AC Automotive Air                                                                        Shop Practices or Everything You Always
              Conditioning                3 credits    6 periods                               Wanted to Know But Were
The theory and principles of refrigeration and air conditioning.                               Afraid to Ask                6 credits    6 periods
Training in diagnosis, servicing, and reconditioning procedures                   An in-depth look at automobiles, their systems, and the auto-
of automotive air conditioning systems. Prerequisites: None.                      motive service industry. Designed for those seeking information
(FD,FE,SD,SE)                                                                     on their automobile, how it works, and the structure of the auto-
                                                                                  motive service industry. Prerequisites: None. (O)
AUT108AB Front-End Suspension,
             Steering, and Alignment  4 credits   7 periods                       AUT150      Dealership Parts
The fundamentals and principles of suspension and steering                                    Cataloging                  4 credits  6 periods
systems. Diagnosis, service, and reconditioning procedures.                       An in-depth study of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler parts
Laboratory emphasis on front-end service and alignment.                           cataloging as used in automotive dealerships. Nomenclature of
Prerequisites: None. (FD,FE,SD)                                                   each parts system and practical application of each mode of
                                                                                  cataloging (paper catalogs, microfiche, and computer cata-
                                                                                  loging). Hands-on experience with factory catalog materials.
                                                                                  Prerequisites: None. (O)

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                       AUT214       Passenger Car and
                                    Light Truck Diesel           3 credits  5 periods
                       Design and operation features of a passenger car diesel which
                       are different from a typical gasoline engine. Emphasizes diag-
                                                                                                                                       Biology
                                                                                                                                       Biology
                       nosis and service of mechanical, electrical and fuel system
                       problems. Prerequisites: AUT101 or equivalent. (O)
                                                                                                                      For Information: Stephen Williams
                       AUT215AA Automotive and Electrical/                                                                    Phone: 623.845.3621
                                     Electronic Systems II       4 credits  7 periods                             Email: stephen.williams@gcmail.maricopa.edu
                       Designed for experienced students. Electrical accessory cir-
                       cuits including horns, wipers, defoggers, automatic door locks,                   Student Goals: Career-related, General Education, Transfer
                       power mirrors, power windows and power seats. Focuses on
                       introduction to body computers, advanced lighting circuits and                    The primary focus of biology is the study of life. This includes all
                                                                                                         living organisms from the smallest bacterium to the largest and
                       instrumentation, and chassis electronic control systems.                          most complex plants and animals. The technological impact of
                       Includes training in diagnosis, testing, service and repair.                      the biological sciences on society and the increasing responsi-
                       Prerequisites: AUT103AB or instructor permission. (SE,SE)                         bility of the scientist to our society require that a basic knowl-
                                                                                                         edge of biology should become a part of everyone's education.
                       AUT233       Computerized Engine                                                  Students take biology courses to:
                                    Control Systems           3 credits    5 periods
                       Presents the reasons for developing and using computerized                        •      Provide the Needed Background for careers in fields such
                                                                                                                as nursing, medicine, health, human services, nutrition,
                       engine control systems. Explores system operation, examining                             physical education, agriculture, or forestry. Nursing stu-
                       each component. Emphasizes diagnosis and repair of system                                dents, pursuing either the AAS degree or the transfer pro-
                       faults. Prerequisites: (AUT103AB or AUT103DA), AUT103DB,                                 gram to ASU or ASU West, must complete several prereq-
                       AUT103DC, AUT103DD, AUT103DE, and AUT104AA, or per-                                      uisite biology courses before applying for admission to the
                       mission of instructor. (SD,SE)                                                           nursing program.

                       AUT270AA Automotive Technology                                                    •      Prepare for a Biology Major at a four-year institution.
                                     Internship                  1 credit   1 period                            Those individuals intending to transfer as biology majors
                                                                                                                should complete BIO181 and 182 at GCC. Other recom-
                       AUT270AB Automotive Technology
                                                                                                                mended courses include at least two semesters of CHM,
                                     Internship                 2 credits  2 periods                            two semesters of PHY, and at least one semester of
                       AUT270AC Automotive Technology                                                           Calculus. The particular courses selected will depend on the
                                     Internship                 3 credits  3 periods                            student’s background and the degree requirements of the
                       Automotive work experience in the automotive service industry.                           transfer institution. It is recommended that those students
                       80 hours of designated work per credit. Maximum of four (4)                              planning to transfer to a public university in Arizona com-
                       credits can be earned by taking combinations of AUT270AA, or                             plete a minimum of the AGEC to facilitate transfer. Students
                       AUT270AB, or AUT270AC. Prerequisites: Departmental                                       should consult with an advisor and / or the catalog of the
                       approval. (F,S)                                                                          transfer institution to determine which AGEC (and / or
                                                                                                                Associates degree) best meets their needs.
                       AUT298    Special Projects                      1-3 credits
                                                                                                         •      Meet the General Education requirement in Natural
Programs and Courses




                       See page 278. (F,S)                                                                      Science. Most BIO courses meet this requirement for the
                                                                                                                AGEC and for the college’s associate degrees. BIO101,
                                                                                                                102, 105, 108, 109/110, 160, and 183 are especially recom-
                                                                                                                mended for students not majoring in biology.

                                                                                                         Transfer students should consult the catalog of the transfer
                                                                                                         institution for their general education requirements.

                                                                                                         Note: Students should consult with a department advisor in
                                                                                                         planning their academic schedule in order to complete degree
                                                                                                         requirements in an expedient manner. Required courses may
                                                                                                         not be available every semester or year. Due to limited course
                                                                                                         offerings, degree seeking students may find it necessary to
                                                                                                         extend completion time lines and attend both day and evening
                                                                                                         classes.




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                                                                                     BIO148      Coral Reef Ecology            1 credit   1 period
                                                                                     Introduction to ecology of coral reefs. Emphasis on reef envi-
                                                                                     ronments, corals, reef fishes, and human impacts on reefs.
                       Course Descriptions                                           Prerequisites: None. (F,D)

                                  Biology (BIO)                                      BIO149AK Field Biology: Ecological
                                                                                                  and Environmental
BIO079      Preparation for Biology      1 credit   2 periods                                     Field Experience                1 credits   7 periods
Combines a computerized review of the basic concepts of col-                         Field expeditions in which ecological and environmental princi-
lege biology courses with development of effective study and                         ples and concepts are observed and studied. May be repeat-
laboratory techniques. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: Any                        ed for a total of four (4) credit hours. Prerequisites: None. (O)
BIO course numbered 100 or above, and permission of instruc-
tor. (F,S)                                                                           BIO149AL Field Biology: Ecological
                                                                                                and Environmental
BIO101      General Biology (Non-Majors):                                                       Field Experience               2 credits 14 periods
            Selected Topics               4 credits   6 periods                      Field expeditions in which ecological and environmental princi-
Selected biological topics, including methods used by biologists                     ples and concepts are observed and studied. May be repeat-
to make discoveries and evaluate scientific data. Field trips                        ed for a total of four (4) credit hours. Prerequisites: None.
may be required at students’ expense. Prerequisites: None.                           (S,Su1)
(F,S,D)
                                                                                     BIO156      Introductory Biology
                                                                                                 for Allied Health             4 credits   6 periods
BIO102      General Biology (Non-Majors):
            Additional Topics           4 credits  6 periods                         An introductory biology course for allied health majors with an
Biological topics not covered in BIO 101. Reviews methods                            emphasis on humans. Topics include fundamental concepts of
used by biologists to make discoveries and evaluate scientific                       cell biology, histology, microbiology, and genetics.
data. Field trips may be required at students’ expense.                              Prerequisites: None. One year of high school chemistry or one
Prerequisites: None. (F,S,Su1,2,D,E)                                                 semester of college level chemistry recommended.
                                                                                     (F,S,D,E,Su)
BIO105      Environmental Biology        4 credits   6 periods
Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact                          BIO160      Introduction to Human
                                                                                                 Anatomy and Physiology         4 credits   6 periods
on natural ecosystems. Field trips may be required at students’
                                                                                     Principles of scientific method. Structural organization, home-
expense. Prerequisites: None. (F,S,D)
                                                                                     ostasis and control mechanisms of the body. Specific chemistry
BIO108       Plants and Society            4 credits   6 periods                     concepts. Structure and function of the major systems of the
A global study of plants in relation to humans; as a source of                       body. Prerequisites: None. (Su2,E)
food, fiber, drugs, and other products; for aesthetic value, sur-
                                                                                     BIO162AC Microbiology Concepts
vival, and energy. Prerequisites: None. (O)
                                                                                                for Allied Health               2 credits   3 periods
BIO109      Natural History                                                          Types of microorganisms, specific pathogens, and associated




                                                                                                                                                                     Programs and Courses
            of the Southwest               3 credits   3 periods                     diseases. Principles of growth and reproduction for specific
Study of the common plants and animals of the Southwest                              types of microorganisms. Chain of disease transmission and
including their distribution, adaptation, behavior, and ecology.                     defense mechanisms. Use of compound microscope. Safe
Prerequisites: None. (S,E)                                                           handling, culturing, and identification of specific microbes.
                                                                                     Methods of sterilization and use of disinfectants. Prerequisites:
BIO110       Laboratory for Natural History                                          None. (F,S,D)
             of the Southwest                1 credit  3 periods
Introduction to basic field and laboratory techniques used in                        BIO181       General Biology
the study of natural history. Specific field problems presented                                   (Majors) I                      4 credits   6 periods
dealing with plant and animal analysis and ecological interre-                       Principles of structure and function of living things at molecular,
lationships. Weekend field trips required at students' expense.                      cellular, and organismic levels of organization. Field trips may
Prerequisites or Corequisites: BIO109 or permission of instruc-                      be required at students’ expense. Prerequisites: None. One
tor. (S,E)                                                                           year of high school chemistry or one semester of college-level
                                                                                     chemistry is strongly recommended. (F,S,Su1,D,E)
BIO145      Marine Biology             4 credits   6 periods
                                                                                     BIO182      General Biology
A survey of marine environments and their biotic communities
                                                                                                 (Majors) II                    4 credits     6 periods
with emphasis on the natural history of marine organisms.
                                                                                     Additional principles of structure and function of living things at
Prerequisites: None. (F,S,Su1,D,E)
                                                                                     molecular, cellular, and organismic and higher levels of organi-
                                                                                     zation. Field trips may be required at students’ expense.
                                                                                     Prerequisites: BIO 181, or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E)



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                       BIO201      Human Anatomy                                                         BIO214      Biotechnology Internship     4 credits   4 periods
                                   and Physiology I             4 credits   6 periods                    Internship experience in a biotechnology laboratory. Requires
                       Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics                         320 clock hours in the laboratory setting. Setting, achieving,
                       include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system,                    and evaluating goals for hands-on learning experience in a
                       muscular system, and nervous system. Prerequisites: BIO156,                       biotechnology laboratory. Development of skills and knowledge
                       or BIO181, or equivalent, or permission of instructor.                            needed to work in a biotechnology laboratory. Prerequisites:
                       (F,S,D,E,Su1,D)                                                                   Permission of program director. Corequisites: BIO212AC. (O)

                       BIO202       Human Anatomy                                                        BIO297AA Volunteerism for Biology: A Service
                                    and Physiology II             4 credits    6 periods                             Learning Experience             1 credit    1 period
                       Continuation of structure and function of the human body.                         Service learning field experience within private/public agencies
                       Topics include endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory,                    and citizen volunteer groups. May be repeated for a total of six
                       digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid and elec-                 (6) BIO297 credit hours; may not repeat specific assignment for
                       trolyte balance. Prerequisites: BIO201 or permission of instruc-                  more than three (3) credit hours. Standard grading available
                       tor. (F,S,D,E,Su2,D)                                                              according to procedures outlined in catalog. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                         Permission of instructor. (F,S,D)
                       BIO205      Microbiology                    4 credits  6 periods
                       Study of microorganisms and their relationship to health, ecolo-                  BIO298    Special Projects                 1-3 credits
                       gy, and related fields. Prerequisites: BIO156, or BIO181, or                      See page 278. (O)
                       equivalent, or permission of instructor. (F,S,D,E,Su1,2,)

                       BIO211AA Biotechnology Seminar:
                                   Biomedical Applications        1 credit    1 period
                       Special topics in biotechnology with an emphasis on current                                     Business and
                       issues not covered in other life science courses. Prerequisites:
                       None. (O)                                                                                  Information Technology
                       BIO211AB Biotechnology Seminar:
                                   Laboratory Protocol            1 credit    1 period                                For Information: Richard Shortridge
                       Special topics in biotechnology with an emphasis on current                                            Phone: 623.845.3230
                       issues not covered in other life science courses. Prerequisites:
                       BIO211AA or permission of instructor. (O)                                                      www.gc.maricopa.edu/business/transfer

                       BIO211AC Biotechnology Seminar:
                                   Current Topics in Agriculture 1 credit     1 period                                    University Transfer Program
                       Special topics in biotechnology with an emphasis on current
                       issues not covered in other life science courses. Prerequisites:                  Student Goals: Transfer to Arizona State University West in the
                                                                                                         Professional Program.
                       BIO211AB or permission of instructor. (O)
                                                                                                         Description: This program is recommended for those students
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                       BIO212AA Biotechnology I                  5 credits 9 periods                     wishing to complete the first two years of a bachelor of science
                       Intensive introduction to biotechnology, including media and                      degree in the business at MCCD. All courses must be cho-
                       solution preparation, routine manipulations of DNA, structural                    sen carefully. Completion of this program does not guar-
                                                                                                         antee admission to a professional program at a university.
                       properties of DNA, and regulation of gene expression.
                       Prerequisites or Corequisites: BIO181, or (BIO245 and                             The transfer value of a course, including general education
                       BIO246), or permission of instructor. (O)                                         value, is governed by the Course Equivalency Guide (CEG) in
                                                                                                         force at the time the course is taken. Summer session is
                       BIO212AB Biotechnology II                 5 credits   9 periods                   included with the previous academic year.
                       Intensive introduction to biotechnology, including protein bio-                   The Professional Program at ASU West. ASU West School of
                       chemistry, techniques for handling and purifying proteins,                        Management offers the junior and senior levels of the under-
                       recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), sequencing deoxyri-                      graduate curriculum. Admission is awarded to those applicants
                       bonucleic acid (DNA), testing deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) frag-                   demonstrating the highest promise for professional success. To
                                                                                                         be considered for admission to the professional program the
                       ments for promoter activity and analysis of deoxyribonucleic                      student must be admitted to ASU West and must have:
                       acid (DNA) for open reading frames, promoters, and homology.
                       Prerequisites: BIO212AA . (O)                                                     1. Completed 56 semester credit units to qualify for junior
                                                                                                            class standing.
                       BIO213      BioSafety                       1 credit  1 period                    2. Attained a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA)
                       General laboratory safety, hazardous chemical use and dispos-                        of 2.50 for any courses taken at ASU West or ASU Main or
                       al, biohazardous material use and disposal, biosafety proce-                         other educational institutions.
                       dures, and radiation safety. Prerequisites: None. (O)                             3. Completed the following SKILL courses with a grade of "C"
                                                                                                            or better and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in these
                                                                                                            courses, whether taken at ASU Main or another education-
                                                                                                            al institution:
                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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      ACC111 and ACC112 and ACC212 or                                                         Associate in Transfer Partnership
      ACC211 and ACC212 or                                                                    Associate in Transfer Partnership
                                                                                                 Degree - General Business
      ACC230 and ACC240                                                                          Degree - General Business
                                                                                            (ECN, FIN, SCM, REA, MKT, MGT)
      Accountancy majors must complete:                                                     (ECN, FIN, SCM, REA, MKT, MGT)
      ACC112 and ACC212 or ACC250
      CIS105, ECN111, ECN112, GBS221                                              Student Goals: Transfer to Arizona State University Main and
4. Complete at least 32 semester credit units toward the                          major in business.
   Business Programs General Studies requirements, includ-
   ing the following courses:                                                     The Associate in Transfer Partnership Degree (ATP) is specifi-
                                                                                  cally developed for students who have identified Business:
      COM100 or COM230 or COM259                                                  Economics, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Real Estate,
      a Natural Sciences [S1] course                                              Marketing, or Management as a major and are planning to
      a Natural Sciences [S2] course
      ENG101 or ENG107                                                            transfer to Arizona State University Main (ASUM).
      ENG102 or ENG108                                                            The ATP degree requires a core of general education credits in
      GBS220 or MAT172
      MAT212                                                                      the following general education categories:         First-Year
      PHI 103                                                                     Composition (6 credits); Mathematics (3 credits); Natural
                                                                                  Sciences (4 credits); and Humanities and Fine Arts/Social and
                                                                                  Behavioral Sciences or related area general education require-
                                                                                  ments (6 credits). Also include in the ATP degree are the gen-
                                                                                  eral education and major requirements to meet the lower divi-
                 Associate in Transfer Partnership
                 Associate in Transfer Partnership                                sion requirements of the major at the baccalaureate degree-
                     Degree - Global Business
                     Degree - Global Business                                     granting institution. The ATP degree must consist of at least a
                                                                                  minimum of 60 credit hours.
                                                                                  The ATP in does not assure admission to the specific program
Student Goals: Transfer to Arizona State University West.                         at the baccalaureate degree-granting institution. Students par-
                                                                                  ticipating in the ATP degree will be treated as “native” students
The Associate in Transfer Partnership Degree (ATP) is specifi-
                                                                                  by the upper division institution in terms of course evaluation
cally developed for students who have identified Global
                                                                                  and course changes.
Business as a major and are planning to transfer to Arizona
State University West (ASUW).
                                                                                  Advising is a critical element of the ATP degree, students must
The ATP degree requires a core of general education credits in                    work closely with a community college program advisor. Upon
the following general education categories:         First-Year                    completion of 36 hours students must receive formal MCCD
Composition (6 credits); Mathematics (3 credits); Natural                         advising before the remainder of their classes can be sched-
Sciences (4 credits); and Humanities and Fine Arts/Social and                     uled. Students are responsible for periodic meetings with the
Behavioral Sciences or related area general education require-                    community college advisor and, if/when determined necessary,
ments (6 credits). Also include in the ATP degree are the gen-                    with the appropriate baccalaureate degree-granting institution
eral education and major requirements to meet the lower divi-                     academic advisor.
sion requirements of the major at the baccalaureate degree-




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
granting institution. The ATP degree must consist of at least a
minimum of 60 credit hours.
The ATP in Global Business does not assure admission to the
specific program at the baccalaureate degree-granting institu-
tion. Students participating in the ATP degree will be treated as
“native” students by the upper division institution in terms of
course evaluation and course changes.
Advising is a critical element of the ATP degree, students must
work closely with a community college program advisor. Upon
completion of 36 hours students must receive formal MCCD
advising before the remainder of their classes can be sched-
uled. Students are responsible for periodic meetings with the
community college advisor and, if/when determined necessary,
with the appropriate baccalaureate degree-granting institution
academic advisor.




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                                                                                                             BPC110    Computer Usage and Applications (3) or
                                                                                                             BPC/CIS114AE Excel: Level I (1) and
                                            Business and                                                     BPC/OAS135DK Word: Level I (2) and
                                                                                                             BPC/CIS118AB PowerPoint: Level I (1)                                  3-4
                                         Personal Computers                                                + BPC/CIS114BE Excel: Level II
                                                                                                             BPC/CIS117DM Microsoft Access:
                                                                                                                                                                                     1

                                                                                                                           Database Management (3) or
                                                                                                             BPC/CIS117AM Database Management:
                                              For Information: Bill Stewart                                                Microsoft Access: Level I (1) and
                                                  Phone: 623.845.3250                                      + BPC/CIS117BM Database Management:
                                                                                                                           Microsoft Access: Level II (1) and
                       Student Goals: Personal, Career-related                                             + BPC/CIS117CM Database Management:
                                                                                                                           Microsoft Access: Level III (1)                            3
                                                                                                           + BPC/CIS118BB PowerPoint: Level II                                        1
                       These open entry/open exit and traditional structured courses                         BPC/CIS120 Microcomputer Graphics (Any module)                           1
                       develop skills in using IBM and/or Macintosh microcomputers                           BPC/CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I                           1
                       and their related software. Students take these courses:                            + BPC/CIS217 Advanced Database
                       •  For Personal Development of microcomputer skills.                                             Management Software (Any module) (3) or
                          Beginning courses are available, such as BPC101 (intro-                          + CIS164AG Oracle: Data Modeling and
                                                                                                                       Relational Database Design (2)                              2-3
                          ductory), 110 (computer operations), 111 (keyboarding), 114
                                                                                                           + BPC/OAS235DK Word: Level II                                             2
                          (spreadsheets), 117 (databases), and 128 (desktop publish-                         CIS105    Survey of Computer Information Systems                        3
                          ing). Students may wish to continue in more advanced                               CIS133DA The Internet/World Wide Web                                    3
                          courses.                                                                         + CIS225AB Object-Oriented Analysis and Design                            3
                       • To Prepare for or Enhance Employment. Both an Associate                           + GBS233    Business Communication                                        3
                          in Applied Science (AAS) degree program and a Certificate                          OAS101AA Computer Typing I: Keyboard Mastery (1) or
                          of Completion program are available. With proper choices,                                    (Note: equivalent typing skills)                               1
                          a student who completes the Certificate may apply all those                      Restricted Electives: (11-14 credits)                          Credits
                          courses toward the Associate Degree program. For either                          Students must select courses from any combination of the follow-
                          program, students should consult with a department advisor                       ing prefixes for a total of 11-12 credits:
                          to plan their academic schedules.
                                                                                                           + ACC     Any Accounting course
                       Note: Required courses may not be available every semester,                         + BPC     Any Business and Personal Computer course
                       students, degree seeking or transfer, should consult with a                         + CIS     Any Computer Information Systems course
                       department advisor in planning their academic schedule in                           + GBS     Any General Business course
                       order to complete degree requirements in an expedient manner.                       + MGT     Any Management course
                                                                                                           + OAS     Any Office Automation Systems course
                       For more information and course availability on the Business
                       and Personal Computers program, visit us on the web at:                             General Studies Requirements: (25 credits)
                       www.gc.maricopa.edu/business/computers./
                                                                                                           Core: (15 credits)                                               Credits
                                                                                                           First-Year Composition:                                                    6
                                                                                                           + ENG101      First-Year Composition (3) and
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                                                                                                           + ENG111      Technical Writing (3)
                                     Microcomputer Business Applications
                                     Microcomputer Business Applications                                     (ENG 102 is acceptable if ENG 111 is not available)
                                      Associate in Applied Science (AAS)                                   Oral Communication:                                                        3
                                      Associate in Applied Science (AAS)                                     COM100      Introduction to Human Communication (3) or
                                                 66-71 credits
                                                 66-71 credits                                               COM110      Interpersonal Communication (3) or
                                                                                                           + COM225      Public Speaking (3) or
                                                                                                           + COM230      Small Group Communication (3)
                       Program Description: The program for the AAS degree in                              Critical Reading:                                                          3
                                                                                                           + CRE101      Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or
                       Microcomputer Business Applications consists of 64 credits in
                                                                                                           + CRE111      Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3)
                       courses which can be completed within 2 years. The program                          Mathematics:                                                               3
                       includes courses in the following microcomputer areas: general                      + MAT122      Intermediate Algebra (3) or
                       usage and application, operating systems, word processing,                                        Equivalent
                       database, and spreadsheets. Other skills which are integrated
                       with the microcomputer training are Accounting, English, Math                       Distribution: (10 credits)
                       (including statistics), and business systems analysis and                           Humanities and Fine Arts:                                                  3
                                                                                                            Any approved course, see page 77.
                       design. As many of the courses as possible are offered in the                       Natural Sciences:                                                          4
                       open entry/open exit format, to enable students to enter and                         Any approved course, see page 78.
                       complete the program in a timely and flexible manner.                               Social and Behavioral Sciences:                                            3
                                                                                                            SBU200      Society and Business (3)
                       Required Courses: (30-32 credits)                                  Credits
                       Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed
                       in the Required Courses category.
                         ACC111      Accounting Principles I (3) or
                         ACC211      Financial Accounting (3)                           3


                       Course Availability:     (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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            Microcomputer Applications Certificate
            Microcomputer Applications Certificate                                                    Course Descriptions
                       27-31 credits
                       27-31 credits
                                                                                          Business-Personal Computers (BPC)
Program Description: The program for the CCL in                                   BPC101AA Introduction to
Microcomputer Applications consists of 27-31 credits, which                                     Microcomputers I: IBM       1 credit  2 periods
can be completed in 2 semesters. The program includes cours-                      Microcomputer software applications for the IBM personal com-
es in the following microcomputer areas: general usage and                        puter, including electronic spreadsheet and word processing,
applications, operating systems, word processing, database,                       keyboarding review, and a desktop environment. Prerequisites:
and spreadsheets. Other business skills, which are integrated                     None.
with the microcomputer training, are accounting, business cal-
culations and English. As many of the courses as possible are                     BPC101AB Introduction to
offered in the open entry/open exit format to enable students to                              Microcomputers I: Macintosh 1 credit    2 periods
enter and complete the program in a timely and flexible manner.                   Microcomputer software applications for the Macintosh person-
Upon completion, students should be able to operate a micro-                      al computer, including electronic spreadsheet and word pro-
computer and use a variety of software in a professional man-                     cessing, keyboarding review, and a desktop environment.
ner.                                                                              Prerequisites: None.

Required Courses: (20-23 credits)                               Credits           BPC101BA Introduction to
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed                              Microcomputers II: IBM      1 credit   1 period
in the Required Courses category.                                                 Microcomputer software applications for the IBM personal com-
Students must obtain a satisfactory score on math placement test                  puter, including database management, computer graphics,
to enroll in MAT120, MAT121, or MAT122.                                           electronic spreadsheet, word processing, and operating system
  ACC111       Accounting Principles I                           3                commands. Prerequisites: BPC101AA.
  BPC/OAS111AA Computer Keyboarding I (1) or
  OAS101AA Computer Typing I: Keyboard Mastery (1) or                             BPC101BB Introduction to Microcomputers II:
               Equivalent typing skills                          1                              Macintosh                   1 credit   1 period
  BPC110       Computer Usage and Applications (3) or
  BPC/CIS114AE Excel: Level I (1) and                                             Microcomputer software applications for the Macintosh person-
  BPC/OAS135DK Word: Level I (2) and                                              al computer, including database management, computer graph-
  BPC/CIS118AB PowerPoint: Level I (1)                        3-4                 ics, electronic spreadsheet, word processing, and operating
  BPC/CIS117DM Microsoft Access:                                                  system commands. Prerequisites: BPC101AB.
                    Database Management (3) or
  BPC/CIS117AM Database Management:                                               BPC101CA Introduction to
                    Microsoft Access - Level I (1) and                                         Microcomputers III: IBM     1 credit    1 period
+ BPC/CIS117BM Database Management:
                    Microsoft Access - Level II (1) and                           Individualized advanced applications of software selected to
+ BPC/CIS117CM Database Management:                                               solve specific problems on the IBM. Prerequisites: BPC101BA
                    Microsoft Access - Level III (1)             3                or permission of instructor.




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
  BPC/CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I                 1
  BPC/CIS133DA The Internet/World Wide Web                       3                BPC102AD Using Windows: Level I         .5 credit .5 period
  GBS131       Business Calculations (3) or                                       Basic commands and methods associated with the Windows
+ MAT120       Intermediate Algebra (5) or
+ MAT121       Intermediate Algebra (4) or                                        operating systems. Prerequisites: None.
+ MAT122       Intermediate Algebra (3)                       3-5
  OAS108       Business English (3) or                                            BPC102BD Using Windows: Level II     .5 credit    .5 period
+ ENG101       First-Year Composition (3)                        3                Advanced commands and methods of the Windows operating
                                                                                  system. Prerequisites: BPC102AD or permission of instructor.
Restricted Electives: (7-8 credits)                             Credits
Students must select courses from any combination of the follow-                  BPC106AH MS Outlook: Level I               .5 credit .5 period
ing prefixes for a total of 7-8 credits:                                          Messaging and word processing functions of a Microsoft
+ ACC         Any Accounting course
                                                                                  Outlook electronic work state. Prerequisites: None.
+ BPC         Any Business and Personal Computer course
+ CIS         Any Computer Information Systems course                             BPC106BH Microsoft Outlook:
+ GBS         Any General Business course                                                      Level II                       .5 credit    .5 period
+ MGT         Any Management course                                               Microsoft Outlook features including sort, filter and group items;
+ OAS         Any Office Automation Systems course                                templates and forms; information sharing by public folders and
                                                                                  Net Folders; share and fax contacts; and record activities in the
                                                                                  Journal. Outlook environment customization also covered.
                                                                                  Prerequisites: BPC106AH or permission of instructor.




Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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                       BPC110      Computer Usage                                                        BPC114DG Quattro Pro Spreadsheet             3 credits   5 periods
                                   and Application              3 credits  4 periods                     Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems
                       Introduction to business and personal computer operations and                     using Quattro Pro, including calculations, forecasting, projec-
                       usage. Software applications for analyzing and solving busi-                      tions, macro programming, database searching, extraction,
                       ness problems including word processing, spreadsheet, data-                       linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs
                       base, and presentation graphics. Prerequisites: None.                             and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spread-
                                                                                                         sheets. Prerequisites: None.
                       BPC111AA Computer Keyboarding I         1 credit 1.7 periods
                       Mastery of essential microcomputer keyboarding skills.                            BPC117AD Database Management:
                       Emphasis on touch typing of alphabetic and numeric keys and                                   Paradox - Level I            1 credit    2 periods
                       symbols. Prerequisites: None.                                                     Introduction to the basic elements of a current version of the
                                                                                                         Paradox database management program, for casual and begin-
                       BPC113      Micro-Alphabetic Indexing    1 credit 1.7 periods                     ning users. Prerequisites: None.
                       Mastery of essential microcomputer filing skills. Emphasis on
                       indexing and alphabetizing individual and business names;                         BPC117AM Database Management:
                       subject, geographic, and numeric methods; and cross-refer-                                     Microsoft Access - Level I   1 credit   2 periods
                       encing. Prerequisites: None.                                                      Introduction to the basic elements of a current version of the
                                                                                                         Microsoft Access database management program, for casual
                       BPC114AE Excel: Level I                  1 credit   2 periods                     and beginning users. Prerequisites: None.
                       Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems
                       using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, and projec-                     BPC117BD Database Management:
                       tions. Prerequisites: None.                                                                    Paradox - Level II           1 credit   1 period
                                                                                                         Exploration of additional components of the Paradox database
                       BPC114AG Quattro Pro: Level I               1 credit   2 periods                  management program. Prerequisites: BPC117AD or CIS117AD
                       Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems                         or permission of instructor.
                       using Quattro Pro, including calculations, forecasting, and pro-
                       jections. Prerequisites: None.                                                    BPC117BM Database Management:
                                                                                                                     Microsoft Access - Level II  1 credit  2 periods
                       BPC114BE Excel: Level II                 1 credit    2 periods                    Exploration of additional components of the Microsoft Access
                       Additional Excel spreadsheet techniques, including macro pro-                     database management program. Prerequisites: BPC117AM or
                       gramming, database searching, extraction, and linking to obtain                   CIS117AM or permission of instructor.
                       prescribed reports and graphs. Prerequisites: BPC/CIS114AE
                       or permission of instructor.                                                      BPC117CD Database Management:
                                                                                                                     Paradox - Level III          1 credit  1 period
                       BPC114BG Quattro Pro: Level II          1 credit  2 periods                       Application of the features of the Paradox program to some
                       Additional Quattro Pro spreadsheet techniques, including                          common database management problems. Prerequisites:
                       macro programming, database searching, extraction, and link-                      BPC117BD or CIS117BD.
                       ing to obtain prescribed reports and graphs. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                         BPC117CM Database Management:
Programs and Courses




                       BPC/CIS114AG or permission of instructor.
                                                                                                                      Microsoft Access - Level III 1 credit     1 period
                       BPC114CE Excel: Level III               1 credit   1 period                       Application of the features of the Microsoft Access program to
                       Additional Excel spreadsheet techniques, including complex                        some      common       database     management       problems.
                       macros, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Project design                       Prerequisites: BPC117BM or CIS117BM.
                       using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites:
                       BPC/CIS114BE or permission of instructor.                                         BPC117DD Paradox: Database
                                                                                                                      Management                3 credits   4 periods
                       BPC114CG Quattro Pro: Level III            1 credit     1 period                  Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional
                       Additional Quattro Pro spreadsheet techniques, including com-                     components and common database management problems
                       plex macros, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Project design                  related to the Paradox program. Combines the contents of
                       using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites:                           BPC/CIS117AD and BPC/CIS117BD and BPC/CIS117CD.
                       BPC/CIS114BG or permission of instructor.                                         Prerequisites: None.

                       BPC114DE Excel Spreadsheet                  3 credits  5 periods                  BPC117DM Microsoft Access:
                       Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems                                      Database Management       3 credits   5 periods
                       using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections,                    Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional
                       macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking,                       components and common database management problems
                       statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and                     related to the Microsoft Access program. Combines the con-
                       reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets.                  tents of BPC/CIS117AA and BPC/CIS117BA and
                       Prerequisites: None.                                                              BPC/CIS117CA. Prerequisites: None.



                       Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites

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BPC121AB MS-DOS                                                                   BPC171      Recycling Used
             Operating System          1 credit  2 periods                                    Computer Technology         1 credit    2 periods
Use of the MS-DOS operating system: basic concepts, internal                      Use of hardware maintenance knowledge and skills to refurbish
and external commands, sub-directories, and editor.                               used computers. May be repeated for a total of three (3) cred-
Prerequisites: None.                                                              its. Prerequisites or Corequisites: BPC170 or permission of
                                                                                  instructor.
BPC121AE Windows Operating
             System: Level I                 1 credit   2 periods                 BPC217AD Advanced Paradox                 3 credits  4 periods
Specific topics include booting and shutting down the comput-                     Advanced topics in database management including a combi-
er, navigating the desktop, start button features, taskbar status,                nation of advanced programming techniques, complex busi-
and receiving on-line help support. Exploring and managing                        ness applications, and finished system applications compiling,
folders and files, running programs, and learning about                           utilizing a Paradox compiler. Prerequisites: BPC/CIS117CA or
Wordpad and Paint application programs. Prerequisites: None.                      BPC/CIS117DD or instructor approval.

BPC128      Introduction to                                                       BPC235DD WordPerfect: Level II           2 credits  2 periods
            Desktop Publishing              1 credit    2 periods                 Using WordPerfect word processing software features such as
Presents basic concepts of commercially prepared software                         math, columns, macros, styles, graphics, sort, outlines, and
used to do desktop publishing. Incorporates a combination of                      table of contents. Prerequisites: BPC/OAS135DD or permission
narrative and pictorial/ graphic creation and presentation,                       of instructor.
including set up, text entry, graphic generation, text and graph-
ic merging, and other computer-based functions. Prerequisites:                    BPC235DK Word: Level II                  2 credits   2 periods
None.                                                                             Using Word word processing software features such as math,
                                                                                  columns, macros, styles, graphics, sort, outlines, and table of
BPC135DD WordPerfect: Level I              2 credits    2 periods                 contents. Prerequisites: BPC/OAS135DK or permission of
Using WordPerfect word processing software to create and                          instructor.
name files, edit text, format, and print a variety of documents.
Prerequisites: The ability to use a keyboard at a minimum of 24                   BPC238AA Windows Advanced
w.p.m. or permission of instructor.                                                              Desktop Publication           3 credits 4 periods
                                                                                  Advanced use of MS-DOS microcomputers and commercial
BPC135DK Word: Level I                     2 credits   2 periods                  software packages to compose and print textual and graphic
Using Word word processing software to create and name files,                     materials of high quality. Includes review of fundamental desk-
edit text, format, and print a variety of documents.                              top techniques and concepts, alternative treatments of copy,
Prerequisites: The ability to use a keyboard at a minimum of 24                   use of complex graphics programs, typographical manipulation,
w.p.m. or permission of instructor.                                               color separating, exploration of alternative layout programs,
                                                                                  preparation of larger-scale and unusual publications, and addi-
BPC138AA Windows Desktop                                                          tional printing alternatives. Prerequisites: BPC138AA or permis-
             Design & Publishing         3 credits   4 periods                    sion of instructor.
Use of Windows based microcomputers and appropriate com-
mercial software package to compose and print textual and




                                                                                                                                                                  Programs and Courses
                                                                                  BPC238AB Macintosh Advanced
graphic materials of high quality. Includes overview of micro                                   Desktop Publication          3 credits  4 periods
operating system, work processing of copy, use of graphics pro-                   Advanced use of Macintosh microcomputers and commercial
grams, layout of design elements, and printing alternatives.                      software packages to compose and print textual and graphic
Prerequisites: CIS105 or BPC110 or permission of instructor.                      materials of high quality. Includes review of fundamental desk-
                                                                                  top techniques and concepts, alternative treatments of copy,
BPC138AB Macintosh Desktop                                                        use of complex graphics programs, typographical manipula-
            Design & Publishing          3 credits   4 periods                    tion, color separating, exploration of alternative layout pro-
Use of Macintosh based microcomputers and appropriate com-                        grams, preparation of larger-scale and unusual publications,
mercial software packages to compose and print textual and                        and additional printing alternatives. Prerequisites: BPC138AB
graphic materials of high quality. Includes overview of micro                     or permission of instructor.
operating system, word processing of copy, use of graphics pro-
grams, layout of design elements, and printing alternatives.                      BPC298    Special Projects                 1-3 credits
Prerequisites: CIS105 or BPC110 or permission of instructor.                      See page 278.

BPC170      Computer Maintenance I:
            A+ Prep                       3 credits   4 periods
Technical aspects of the microcomputer, including system setup
(hardware and software) and basic troubleshooting. Emphasis
on basic troubleshooting, use of tools, hardware components
and hardware/software interfacing. Prerequisites: CIS105 and
BPC121AB or permission of instructor.


Course Availability:   (F) Fall   (S) Spring   (D) Day    (E) Evening   (Su1) Summer 1   (Su2) Summer 2   (O) Occasionally   (+) indicates course prerequisites


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