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    2012-2013                                                      Course Prefix Listing


AAA     Advancing Academic Achievement ....................152                                           EPS    Entrepreneurial Studies............................................189
ACC     Accounting ..................................................................152                 EDS    Education Support Services ...................................182
ADA     Advertising Arts ..........................................................152                   EXS    Exercise Science ..........................................................189
AES     Aerospace Studies ......................................................152                      ESL    English as a Second Language ..............................187
AFR     African-American Studies ........................................153                             FAC    Facilities Management .............................................190
AIS     American Indian Studies ..........................................155                            FON    Food and Nutrition ....................................................193
AJS     Administration of Justice .........................................153                           FSC    Fire Science Technology ...........................................191
ARH     Art Humanities ............................................................157                   GBS    General Business .........................................................193
ART     Art ....................................................................................156      GER    German ..........................................................................195
ASB     Anthropology ..............................................................155                   GCU    Geography, Cultural...................................................195
AST     Astronomy ...................................................................157                 GLG    Geology ..........................................................................195
ATP     Automation Technology ..........................................158                              GTC    General Technology ...................................................194
BIO     Biology............................................................................159           HCC    Health Core Curriculum............................................195
BLT     Building Safety & Construction Technology .....160                                               HCR    Health Care Related ...................................................195
BPC     Business/Personal Computers ...............................160                                   HEO    Heavy Equipment Operation .................................196
CAD     Computer Aided Drafting........................................165                               HES    Health Science .............................................................196 .
CCS     Chicana and Chicano Studies.................................162                                  HIS    History ............................................................................196
CFS     Child/Family Studies..................................................163                        HLR    Health Related .............................................................196
CHI     Chinese...........................................................................163            HVA    Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning .............196
CHM     Chemistry ......................................................................161              HRM    Hotel Restaurant Management .............................197
CIS     Computer Information Systems ............................166                                     HUM    Humanities....................................................................198
CNS     Construction.................................................................173                 IBS    International Business ..............................................200
CNT     Cisco Networking Technology ...............................163                                   IND    Industry ..........................................................................199
COM     Communication ..........................................................164                      INT    Interior Design .............................................................199
CPD     Counseling and Personal Development ............174                                              ITA    Italian ..............................................................................200
CRE     Critical Reading ...........................................................176                  JRN    Journalism .....................................................................200
CRW     Creative Writing...........................................................174                   LDR    Leadership.....................................................................200
CSC     Computer Science ......................................................173                       MAT    Mathematics.................................................................202
CSM     Customer Service Management ...........................177                                       MCO    Mass Communications .............................................202
CUL     Culinary Arts .................................................................176               MET    Manufacturing Technology.....................................201
DAH     Dance Humanities ......................................................179                       MGT    Management................................................................200
DAN     Dance ..............................................................................177          MHL    Music: History/Literature .........................................206
DPR     Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response.                                                    MIT    Manufacturing Industrial Technology.................201
        ...........................................................................................179   MKT    Marketing ......................................................................200
ECE     Engineering Science ..................................................186                        MMT    Multimedia Technology ...........................................206
ECH     Early Childhood Education .....................................179                               MST    Microsoft Technology ...............................................205
ECN     Economics .....................................................................179               MTC    Music: Theory/Composition ...................................207
EED     Early Education............................................................179                   MUP    Music: Performance ...................................................207
EEE     Electrical Engineering ...............................................182                        NET    Networking Technology...........................................207
EDU     Education ......................................................................179              NUR    Nursing ...........................................................................208
ELC     Electricity .......................................................................182           OAS	   Office	Automation	Systems ....................................209
ELT     Electronics Technology.............................................183                           OCS	   Office	Career	Success ................................................209
EMT     Emergency Medical Technology ..........................183                                       OSH    Occupational Safety & Health ................................209
ENG     English ............................................................................186          PAD    Public Administration ...............................................216
ENH     English Humanities ....................................................188                       PED    Physical Education .....................................................210
EPD     Education Professional Development.................181                                           PHI    Philosophy ....................................................................210

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PHS   Physical Science ..........................................................212
PHY   Physics ............................................................................212
POS   Political Science...........................................................212
PPT   Power Plant Technology...........................................213
PSY   Psychology ....................................................................215        Sun System Statewide Transfer
REA
RDG
      Real Estate .....................................................................217
      Reading English as a Second Language.............217
                                                                                                Tool
RDG   Reading Education .....................................................217                The Shared Unique Number (SUN) System is a college course
REC   Recreation .....................................................................217       numbering system designed to help Arizona students plan
REL   Religious Studies.........................................................218             their education and ensure successful transfer of course
RPT   Radiation Protection Technician ...........................216                            credits. Enrolling in SUN courses is an easy way to plan your
SBS   Small Business Management .................................219                            university transfer and save time and money while pursuing
SBU   Society and Business .................................................218                 your education.
SLG   Sign Language .............................................................218
SLP   Speech Language Pathology .................................220                            SUN courses have a unique three-letter prefix and four-digit
SOC   Sociology .......................................................................218      course number that represents direct course equivalency at
SPA   Spanish ...........................................................................219    all Arizona public community colleges and universities. Each
SPH   Spanish Humanities ...................................................220                 institution retains its original course numbers but uses the SUN
                                                                                                to indicate commonality.
STO   Storytelling ...................................................................221
TEC   Textiles and Clothing.................................................222                 Additional information about the SUN System can be found at
THE   Theatre ...........................................................................222    www.azsunsystem.com
THP   Theatre Performance & Production .....................222
TQM   Total Quality Management .....................................223
WED   Wellness Education ....................................................224
WLD   Welding Technology ..................................................223
WST   Women’s Studies .........................................................224




All courses listed in this catalog are not offered every semester.
Check in the Class Schedule for current course offerings
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           Accounting                             ACC212                                               Advancing Academic
                                                          ACC2202                                         Achievement
ACC105                                            Managerial Accounting
                                                  3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Payroll, Sales and Property Taxes                 Development and analysis of accounting             AAA115
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    information for managerial planning and            Creating College Success
Tax reporting for payroll, sales, and personal    control. Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better   1 Credit.        1 Period.
property. Prerequisites: None.                    in (ACC111 and ACC112) , or ACC211, and            Strategies to create success in college.
                                                  (CIS105 or permission of department.               Methods for selecting and developing
ACC111                                                                                               effective academic strategies, increasing
Accounting Principles I                           ACC221                                             self-awareness and developing self-
3 Credits.        3 Periods.                      Tax Accounting                                     management strategies. Elements of
Fundamental theory of accounting principles       3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    college resources and relationships with
and procedures. Prerequisites: None.              Preparation of and accounting procedures           others explored in support of students’
                                                  for individuals; introduction to partnerships      educational experience. Prerequisites:
ACC112                                            and corporate tax structures. Prerequisites:       None. Cross-References: CPD115
Accounting Principles II                          ACC111 or ACC211 or permission of
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   department/division.
                                                                                                     AAA150
Continuation of the fundamental theory
of accounting principles and procedures,          ACC230                                             Strategies for College Success
                                                                                                     See description under cross-reference course
including interpretation of general purpose       uses of Accounting Information I                   CPD150
financial statements. Prerequisites: ACC111       3 Credits.           3 Periods.
with a grade of “C” or better, or permission of   Introduction to the uses of accounting
department/division.                              information for internal and external purposes           Advertising Arts
                                                  with emphasis on financial statement analysis.
ACC115                                            Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in ACC111    ADA112
Computerized Accounting                           or ACC211, or a grade of “C” or better in
                                                                                                     Two-Dimensional Design
2 Credits.        3 Periods.                      (ENG101 and MAT151 and CRE101), or
                                                                                                     See description under cross-reference course
Mastery of a microcomputer accounting             equivalent, or satisfactory score on District
                                                                                                     ART112
system including the general ledger,              placement exam.
accounts receivable, accounts payable and                                                            ADA115
payroll. Prerequisites: ACC107, or higher         ACC240
                                                                                                     Three-Dimensional Design
level accounting course, or permission of         uses of Accounting Information II                  See description under cross-reference course
instructor.                                       3 Credits.       3 Periods.
                                                                                                     ART115
                                                  Introduction to the uses of accounting
ACC121                                            information for internal and external
                                                  purposes with emphasis on analysis for use         ADA173
Income Tax Preparation
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     by management. Prerequisites: ACC230.              Computer Art
Preparation of and practical experience                                                              See description under cross-reference course
in preparing individual federal income            ACC250                                             ART173
tax returns using computer software.              Introductory Accounting Lab
Prerequisites: None.                              1 Credit.          3 Periods.                      ADA177
                                                  Procedural details of accounting for the           Computer-Photographic Imaging
ACC211                                            accumulation of information and generation         See description under cross-reference course
          ACC2201                                 of reports for internal and external users.        ART177
                                                  Prerequisites: None.
Financial Accounting
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                                                                            Aerospace Studies
Introduction to theory and practice in the        ACC270AC
preparation and interpretation of general         Accounting Internship                              AES101
purpose financial statements. Prerequisites:      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                  Accounting work experience in a business
                                                                                                     The Air Force Today I
None.
                                                                                                     LEC 2 Credits.     1 Period.
                                                  or industry. Eighty hours of designated work
                                                                                                     LAB 0 Credits.     1 Period.
                                                  per credit totaling 240 hours per semester.
                                                                                                     Introduction to U.S. Air Force and AFROTC.
                                                  Maximum of 3 credits allowed. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                     Topics include: the Air Force mission and
                                                  Departmental approval.
                                                                                                     organization, customs and courtesies,
                                                                                                     officer opportunities, officership and
                                                                                                     professionalism. Prerequisites: None.


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AES103                                                 Administration of                                AJS123
The Air Force Today II                                                                                  Ethics and the Administration of
LEC 2 Credits.     1 Period.
                                                           Justice                                      Justice
LAB 0 Credits.     1 Period.                                                                            3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Introduction to U.S. Air Force and AFROTC.       AJS101                                                 Introduces and explores ethical issues and the
Topics include: the Air Force mission and        Introduction to Criminal Justice                       justice	system.	Focuses	on	ethics	and	the	law,	
organization, customs and courtesies,            3 Credits.            3 Periods.                       the police, courts and corrections. Reviews
officer opportunities, officership, and          An introduction to crime and society’s                 ethical theory, concepts and practices as
                                                 responses to it. Examines the nature and               they	 relate	 to	 administration	 of	 justice.	
professionalism. Prerequisites: None.
                                                 causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional      Encourages critical thinking and value
                                                 safeguards, and the organization and                   decision	 making	 in	 criminal	 justice	 system	
AES201                                           operation	 of	 the	 criminal	 justice	 system	         situations. Prerequisites: None.
Evolution of uSAF Air and Space                  including	 the	 police,	 courts,	 jails,	 prisons,	
Power I                                          probation and parole departments, and
                                                                                                        AJS124
LEC 2 Credits.     1 Period.                     community corrections agencies. Covers
                                                 the	 history	 of	 the	 criminal	 justice	 system,	     Correctional Institutions
LAB 0 Credits      1 Period.
                                                 terminology and career opportunities.                  3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Further preparation of AFROTC candidate.                                                                An examination of correctional institutions
                                                 Prerequisites: None.
Topics include: Air Force heritage and                                                                  with an emphasis on personnel and security
leaders, communication skills, ethics,                                                                  measures, care and treatment programs
leadership, quality Air Force, and values.       AJS107                                                 and institutional planning. The criminal
Prerequisites: None.                             Patrol Procedures                                      justice	 system	 and	 matters	 of	 custody	 and	
                                                 3 Credits.          3 Periods.                         treatment. Inmate subcultures, and organized
                                                 Specialized areas of the patrol function,              crime	 in	 correctional	 institutions	 and	 jails.	
AES294                                           including responding to crowds, riots, bomb            Prerequisites: None.
Air Force Physical Fitness                       threats, intoxication, hazardous materials,
1 Credits.         3 Period.                     fires, and domestic disputes. Partially fulfills
Beginning instruction in adapted physical                                                               AJS131
                                                 Arizona	 POST	 (Peace	 Officer	 Standards	 and	
activities and a variety of sports and           Training) requirements for proficiency skills          Police Management Techniques I
                                                 academy attendance. Prerequisites: None.               3 Credits.         3 Periods.
sports activities to include calisthenics,
                                                                                                        Police supervisory techniques for planning,
sit-ups, push-ups, running, basketball,                                                                 organization, coordination, reporting,
volleyball, and other physical events.           AJS109                                                 budgeting and handling related personnel
Prerequisites: None. Course Note: AES294         Substantive Criminal Law                               problems. Prerequisites: None.
may be repeated for credit.                      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                 Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and
                                                                                                        AJS132
     African-American                            historical development from the common
                                                 law to modern American criminal law,                   Police Management Techniques II
          Studies                                classifications of crimes, elements of and             3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                 parties to crimes, general definition of                Management of police personnel including
                                                 crimes, common defenses utilized. Includes             selections procedures, disciplinary practices,
AFR202                                                                                                  public relations, elements of supervision,
                                                 specific offenses and the essential elements
Ethnic Relations in the united                                                                          service ratings, recruiting and probation, and
                                                 of each offense. Required in AJS curriculum.
States                                           Prerequisites: None.                                   related personnel problems. Prerequisites:
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                          AJS131 or instructor’s approval.
Basic concepts and processes, including
historic overview, of interethnic relations in   AJS110
                                                                                                        AJS133
the United States: culture, race, ethnicity,     Law and Legal Review I
ethnocentrism,	 prejudice,	 discrimination,	     3 Credits.            3 Periods.                       Correctional Supervision I
                                                 In-depth study of the Arizona laws governing           3 Credits.         3 Periods.
racism, assimilation, acculturation, and
                                                 arrest	by	peace	officers,	as	well	as,	an	intensive	    Basic supervision of correctional employees.
individual and group responses to interethnic
                                                 study of the Arizona substantive criminal              Personnel practices, employee discipline and
contact. Cultural knowledge and intercultural
                                                 law code (ARS Title 13). Focuses on specific           motivation, trust/team building, and one-
communication skills and perspectives as
                                                 sections of ARS Title 4 and ARS Title 8, as they       minute manager principles. Prerequisites:
fundamental tools for successful management
                                                 apply	 to	 peace	 officers	 in	 Arizona.	 Partially	   None.
of social relations in a multicultural world.
Prerequisites: None.                             fulfills the Arizona POST (Peace Officer
                                                 Standard and Training) Board requirements
                                                 for Proficiency Skills Academy attendance.
                                                 Prerequisites: None.




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AJS139                                            AJS200                                            AJS213
Emergency Response to Terrorism                   Current Issues in Criminal Justice                Evidence Technology/Fingerprints
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     3 Credits.            3 Periods.
Fundamentals of emergency response                Examines current issues, techniques and           Fingerprint identification, interpretation,
to suspected terrorist events. Historical         trends in the Criminal Justice System.            and classification. The fundamentals of
perspective of terrorist activities and methods   Prerequisites: None.                              fingerprinting and the problems in developing
by which responders can identify and protect                                                        latent prints, preservation of evidence and the
themselves and the public from these              AJS201                                            chain of evidence. Prerequisites: None.
threats. Coordination of responding agencies.
Prerequisites: None.
                                                  Rules of Evidence
                                                  3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   AJS215
                                                  A practical insight into the rules of evidence    Criminalistic: Physical Evidence
AJS146                                            to include how to recognize evidence:             3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Disaster Recovery Operations                      the general rules governing admissibility         The scientific analysis and examination of
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     of evidence; the “hearsay” rule and its           physical evidence with emphasis on scientific
Specialized knowledge and skills for the          exceptions; the use of documentary evidence,      investigation, recognition, collection, and
emergency manager in developing programs          written memoranda, photographs, and               preservation of evidence. Topics include
and activities associated with disaster           recordings; corpus delicti; opinion evidence,     fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, firearms
recovery assistance and mitigation actions        circumstantial evidence, evidential privileges.   identification, paint chips and arson.
that reduce losses from future disasters.         Required in AJS curriculum. Prerequisites:        Prerequisites: None.
Prerequisites: None.                              None.
                                                                                                    AJS216
AJS147                                            AJS205                                            Criminalistics: Biological Evidence
Emergency Preparedness                            Criminal Justice Report Writing                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   The scientific analysis and examination
Emergency preparedness related to natural         Characteristics of reports and field notes, and   of biological evidence with emphasis on
and manmade disasters. Planning concepts          the importance and uses of each. Form, style,     collection and preservation of evidence.
and the planning process; awareness and           and procedures for writing various reports,       Topics discussed include blood, drugs, blood
education programs and strategies for the         including elements of composition, required       alcohol, hairs and fibers, and topics of special
general community as well as business and         substance, proper and improper conclusions,       interest in criminalistics. Prerequisites: None.
industries. Prerequisites: None.                  and descriptions of persons and property.
                                                  Prerequisites: None.                              AJS220
AJS148                                                                                              Organized Crime
Fundamentals of Emergency                         AJS210                                            3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Management                                        Constitutional Law                                Examines the history, structure and activities
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    of organized crime groups. Reviews theories
Emergency management systems including            An examination of the U.S. Constitution as        explaining the existence of organized crime
career oppor tunities, function, tasks            it relates to the law enforcement function.       and enforcement strategies used to combat
and responsibilities of the emergency             Includes	statutory	law	and	judicial	decisions	    it. Prerequisites. None.
management program manager, role of               governing the areas of arrest, search and
the emergency manager in mitigation,              seizure, interrogations and confessions,          AJS225
preparedness, response, and recovery.             self-incrimination and other constitutional
                                                  guarantees. Required in AJS curriculum.
                                                                                                    Criminology
Past civil defense and current emergency                                                            3 Credits.           3 Periods.
management systems since evolution from           Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                    Study of deviance, society’s role in defining
World War II. Prerequisites: None.                                                                  behavior; theories of criminality and the
                                                  AJS211                                            economic, social, and psychological impact
AJS149                                            Police Planning                                   of crime; relationships between statistics and
Hazard Mitigation                                 3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     crime trends. Examines crime victimization
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     An analysis of the process of planning,           and the various types of crimes and categories
Knowledge and skills required to develop          and a descriptive study of logical and            of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum.
programs to reduce losses from future             systematic approaches to strategic, short-        Prerequisites: None.
disasters, emergencies, and other extreme         range, operational, organizational and
events caused by natural and manmade              tactical planning within a law enforcement        AJS230
hazards. Prerequisites: None.                     organization. Prerequisites: None.                The Police Function
                                                                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                  AJS212                                           Theories of procedures and methods of
                                                                                                   operations of public police with emphasis on
                                                  Juvenile Justice Procedures
                                                                                                   discretionary powers available to the working
                                                  3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                                                                   police officer. Career opportunities and
                                                  Examines the history and development of
                                                                                                   current trends in law enforcement presented.
                                                  juvenile	 justice	 theories,	 procedures,	 and	
                                                                                                   Prerequisites: None.
                                                  institutions. Prerequisites: None.
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AJS241                                                      AJS269AC                                            Title	II	and	Title	VII	of	the	Navajo	Nation	Code,	
Police Photography                                          Internship                                          as well as the significance of the Treaty of
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                            3 Credits.           15 Periods.                    1868. Federal Indian policies and their impact
E m p h a s i s o n p ro p e r p ro ce d u re fo r          Supervised field training for preservice            on	 Navajo	 society	 and	 government,	 the	
photographing crime scenes, accident                        administration	of	justice	students.	Maximum	        importance of federal and tribal citizenship
scenes, and laboratory specimens. Discussion                of three (3) credit hours allowed in program.       and related federal and tribal laws, and
of photographic techniques, equipment,                      Prerequisites: Student sponsored by                 the	 role	 of	 the	 Navajo	 clanship	 system	 and	
lighting techniques, aerial photography,                    governmental enforcement agency, and                other relevant cultural concepts addressed.
video and motion pictures, macro and micro                  departmental approval.                              Prerequisites: None.
photography, filters, and preparation for court
presentation using selected simulations.                    AJS270                                              AIS298AA
Prerequisites: None.                                        Community Relations                                 Special Projects
                                                            3 Credits.          3 Periods.                      1 Credit.            1 Period.
                                                            Examination, recognition and understanding
AJS242                                                                                                          Organized and tailored around the interests
                                                            of community problems; community                    and needs of the individual student. Structured
Crime Scene Processing                                      action programs; methods of coping with
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                                                                                to provide an atmosphere of individualized
                                                            human behavior, victimology, conflict and           research and study paralleled by professional
Procedures and technology required to                       communication; ethnic and minority cultures
process crime scenes including how to                                                                           expertise and guidance. Professional-type
                                                            and environments; the community and                 facilities and equipment available for student
protect a crime scene, collect information,                 relationships	with	the	criminal	justice	system.	
search for, collect, and preserve physical and                                                                  use. Allows the best aspects of independent
                                                            Prerequisites: None.                                study and individualized learning to be
biological evidence, and conduct field tests.
Practical experience in evidence collection                                                                     combined to maximize student development.
and crime scene sketching and processing.                   AJS275                                              Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
Prerequisites: AJS213 and (AJS214 or AJS241)                Criminal Investigation I                            or instructor.
or permission of instructor.                                3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                            Introduction to the theory of criminal                       Anthropology
AJS249                                                      investigation. Examines crime scene
Community Policing                                          procedures, case preparation, interviewing,
                                                            and basic investigative techniques.                 ASB102
3 Credits.            3 Periods.
E x a m i n e s t h e h i s t o r y, p h i l o s o p h y,   Prerequisites: None.                                Introduction to Cultural and Social
implementation, administration, application,                                                                    Anthropology
benefits and future of community policing.                  AJS290Bn                                            3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Prerequisites: None.                                                                                            Principles of cultural and social anthropology,
                                                            Courtroom Testimony Seminar                         with illustrative materials from a variety
                                                            1 Credit.          1 Period.
                                                                                                                of cultures. The nature of culture; social,
AJS258                                                      Courtroom demeanor and protocol. Role
                                                                                                                political, and economic systems; religion,
Victimology                     and         Crisis          and primary functions of witness and legal
                                                                                                                aesthetics and language. Prerequisites: None.
                                                            counsels. Prerequisites: None.
Management
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                                 ASB211
Focuses on victimology and techniques of                           American Indian                              Women in Other Cultures
crises intervention; and the importance of
multicultural perspective. Includes coverage
                                                                      Studies                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                                Cross-cultural analysis of the economic, social,
of sexual assault, family violence, child abuse,
post-traumatic stress disorder, substance                   AIS101                                              political, and religious factors that affect
                                                                                                                women’s status in traditional and modern
abuse, coping skills, stress management, and                Survey of American Indian Issues
                                                                                                                societies. Prerequisites: None.
community resources. Prerequisites: None.                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Cross-References: EMT/FSC/SWU258                            Introduction to critical issues related to Native
                                                            Americans. Examines political, economic, and        ASB214
AJS260                                                      social issues. Focuses on contemporary issues       Magic, Witchcraft, and Healing:
                                                            and factors influencing American Indian             An Introduction to Comparative
Procedural Criminal Law                                     communities. Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                                 Religion
Concerned with the understanding of                                                                             3 Credits.           3 Periods.
procedural criminal law. Examines the                       AIS110                                              Origins, elements, and forms of religion;
rationale	 underlying	 major	 court	 holdings,	             navajo Government                                   a comparative survey of religious beliefs,
the procedural requirements that stem from                  3 Credits.           3 Periods.                     myths, rituals and symbolism including
these holdings, and their effect on the daily               Addresses	 and	 examines	 major	 historical	        magic, witchcraft and healing as practiced
                                               	
operations	 of	 the	 criminal	 justice	 system.	            developments	 of	 the	 Navajo	 People	 with	 a	     in selected regions of the world; the place
Prerequisites: None.                                        focus on government, law, society, livelihood,      of religion in the total culture. Prerequisites:
                                                            tradition,	 and	 culture.	 Includes	 the	 major	    None.
                                                            components	 and	 operation	 of	 Navajo	
                                                            government and related tribal laws, such as
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ASB222                                              ART115                                          ART142
Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old                           ART1115                                Introduction to Digital
World                                               Three-Dimensional Design                        Photography
3 Credits            3 Periods                      3 Credits.        6 Periods.                    3 Credits.          6 Periods.
Introduction to archaeology through                 Fundamental principles of three-dimensional     Fundamentals of digital photography.
discoveries and the researchers who made            design. Prerequisites: ART112. Cross-           Includes camera operations, exposure
them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological         References: ADA115                              techniques, introduction to digital output, and
fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal                                                         theory of digital photography. Prerequisites:
about humanity, including the nature of             ART116                                          None.
archaeological inquiry, the development of
human social groups, the changing role of
                                                    Life Drawing I
                                                    3 Credits.          6 Periods.                  ART151
religion in evolving societies, the origins of
agriculture, the origins of settled lifeways, the
                                                    Use of form, structure and anatomy of draped    Sculpture I
                                                    and undraped human figure to develop            3 Credits.          6 Periods.
rise of cities and complex societies, political
                                                    basic principles of sound draftsmanship.        Exploration of sculptural form and expression
strife across different cultures and the forces
                                                    Prerequisites: None.                            in clay, plaster, stone, wood and metal.
which tend to fragment societies. Examples
drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific                                                        Prerequisites or Corequisites: ART115 or
Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.        ART122                                          permission of instructor.
                                                    Drawing and Composition II
ASB235                                              3 Credits.        6 Periods.                    ART161
Southwest Archaeology                               Emphasis on composition and exploration of      Ceramics I
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       drawing media. Prerequisites: ART111.           3 Credits.         6 Periods.
Anthropological perspective and comparative                                                         Introduction to ceramic materials and
                                                                                                    techniques of hand construction, decorating,
study of the cultures of prehistoric native         ART131
peoples of the North American southwest.                                                            glazing and throwing on potters’ wheel.
                                                    Photography I                                   Prerequisites: None.
Prerequisites: None.                                3 Credits.           6 Periods.
                                                    Basic photographic principles and techniques.
                     Art                            Basic camera functions and controls.            ART165
                                                    Experience in the image-making process by       Watercolor Painting I
                                                    creating and editing photographs for various    3 Credits.          6 Periods.
ART111                                              display environments. Introduction to the       Transparent and Gouache watercolor
              ART1111                               photographic aesthetic and photography’s        painting. Prerequisites: (ART111 and ART112),
Drawing I                                           role in society. Prerequisites: None.           or permission of instructor.
3 Credits.        6 Periods.
Fundamental principles of drawing. Emphasis         ART132                                          ART167
on	composition	and	facility	in		objective	and	
expressive representation, using variety of         Photography II                                  Painting I
drawing media. Prerequisites: None.                 3 Credits.         6 Periods.                   3 Credits.            6 Periods.
                                                    Advanced camera and darkroom techniques.        Exploration of technical and expressive
                                                    Aesthetic awareness with personal expression.   possibilities of various painting media in easel
ART112                                              Prerequisites: ART131 or permission of          painting. Prerequisites: ART111 and ART112
Two-Dimensional Design                              instructor.                                     or permission of instructor.
3 Credits.        6 Periods.
Study of fundamental elements and principles        ART135                                          ART173
of two-dimensional design. Prerequisites:
None. Cross-References: ADA112                      Photojournalism I                               Computer Art
                                                    3 Credits.         6 Periods.                   3 Credits.          6 Periods
                                                    Basic technical knowledge of photographic       Introduction to the multiple elements of paint
ART113                                              process as applied by mass media.               software programs using the microcomputer.
Color                                               Prerequisites: ART131 or permission of          Basic foundation in the use of computer
3 Credits.         6 Periods.                       instructor.                                     techniques including color paint programs
Investigation seeking visual solutions to a                                                         for the production of computer images.
variety of problems concerning color in two         ART138                                          Use of electronic input and output devices.
and three dimensions and modes of color                                                             Prerequisites: ART100, or permission of
appearances, including light and effects in         Commercial Photography I                        instructor. Cross-References: ADA173
design and theory of design. Prerequisites:         3 Credits.        6 Periods.
None.                                               Basic techniques of lighting, camera
                                                    work, and reproduction of commercial
                                                    photography. Cooperation with commercial
                                                    art community. Prerequisites: (ART131 or
                                                    ART142) or permission of Instructor.


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ART177                                            expertise and guidance. Professional-type          ARH145
Computer-Photographic Imaging                     facilities and equipment available for student     History of American Indian Art
3 Credits.        6 Periods.                      use. Allows the best aspects of independent        3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Introduction to the multiple elements of          study and individualized learning to be            Survey of American Indian Art from precontact
microcomputer-photographic imaging. Basic         combined to maximize student development.          to present. Reviews the impact of these art
foundation in the use of the photographic         Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director      forms on contemporary American society,
manipulation of images using software             or instructor.                                     other world societies and on the visual arts.
programs. Special attention to aesthetic                                                             Explores characteristics, cultural influences
foundations underlying photographic                       Art Humanities                             and concerns represented in various art
composition. Prerequisites or Corequisites:                                                          forms past and present. Features field trips to
ART100 or permission of instructor. Cross-                                                           galleries and collections. Prerequisites: None.
                                                  ARH100
References: ADA177
                                                  Introduction to Art
                                                  3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     ARH201
ART211                                            Understanding	and	enjoyment	of	art	through	        Art of Asia
Drawing and Composition III                       study of painting, sculpture, architecture         3 Credits.         3 Periods.
3 Credits.       6 Periods.                       design, photography, and decorative arts.          Introduction to the origins and historic
Advanced development of drawing skill             Emphasis on contemporary topics and                development of art in Asia, with emphasis on
with emphasis on compositional theory.            cultural diversity in the arts. Prerequisites:     China, Japan, and India. Prerequisites: None.
Prerequisites: ART122 or permission of            None.
instructor.                                                                                          ARH217
                                                  ARH101                                             Mexican Art History
ART222                                                      ART1101                                  3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Drawing and Composition IV                        Prehistoric through Gothic Art                     Art of Mexico and related cultures, from the
3 Credits.          6 Periods.                    3 Credits.         3 Periods                       prehistoric to the contemporary period.
Fur ther study of drawing techniques              History of art from prehistoric through            Prerequisites: None.
with emphasis on individual problems              medieval period. Prerequisites: None.
and techniques. Prerequisites: ART211 or
permission of instructor.
                                                                                                                 Astronomy
                                                  ARH102
                                                         ART1102                                     AST111
ART255AB
                                                  Renaissance                   through              Introduction to Solar System
The Portfolio
1 Credit.                    1 Period.            Contemporary Art                                   Astronomy
Choosing the right pieces to include,             3 Credits.           3 Periods                     3 Credits.            3 Periods.
presenting art work, developing the portfolio.    History of art from around the world from the      Introduction to astronomy for the non-science
Prerequisites: ART182, or ART/MMT185, or          Renaissance through contemporary period.           major.	 History	 of	 astronomy,	 properties	 of	
ART255AA, or permission of Instructor.            Prerequisites: None.                               light, instruments, the solar system and
                                                                                                     nearby stars. Prerequisites: MAT092 or
                                                                                                     equivalent.
ART298AA                                          ARH115
Special Projects                                  History of Photography
                                                  3 Credits.         3 Periods.                      AST112
Lab                  1 Credit. 1 Period.
Organized and tailored around the interests       Survey of history of photography from              Introduction to Stars, Galazies, and
and needs of the individual student. Structured   beginning to present. Emphasizes medium’s          Cosmology
to provide an atmosphere of individualized        impact upon society and other visual arts.         3 Credits.          3 Periods.
research and study paralleled by professional     Technical developments, aesthetic concerns,        Introduction to astronomy for the non-
expertise and guidance. Professional-type         and individual photographers studied.              science	 major.	 Structure	 and	 evolution	 of	
facilities and equipment available for student    Prerequisites: None.                               stars; star clusters; galaxies; cosmology.
use. Allows the best aspects of independent                                                          Prerequisites: MAT092 or equivalent.
study and individualized learning to be           ARH120AA
combined to maximize student development.         understanding Art: Black Art                       AST113
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director     2 Credits.             2 Periods.                  Introduction to Solar System
or instructor.                                    Overview of African and Afro-American art.         Astronomy Lab
                                                  Emphasis on the meaning of previous African        1 Credit.          3 Periods.
ART298AC                                          art forms and the study of Black American          Astronomical observations and exercises
Special Projects                                  artists. Visual aids, lectures, discussions, and   to supplement AST111. Prerequisites or
Lab                  3 Credits. 3 Periods.        simple art-making experiences designed for         Corequisites: AST111.
Organized and tailored around the interests       non-art	majors.	Prerequisites:	None.
and needs of the individual student. Structured
to provide an atmosphere of individualized
research and study paralleled by professional
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AST114                                                       ATP135                                                       and operations to include programming,
Introduction to Stars, Galazies, and                         AC Circuit Analysis                                          t r o u b l e s h o o t i n g a n d m a i n t e n a n c e.
                                                             2 Credits.          2 Periods.                               Application of PLC programming, operations
Cosmology Lab                                                                                                             and troubleshooting skills. Prerequisites:
1 Credit.          3 Periods.                                Alternating Current (AC) circuits containing
                                                             resistance and reactance. Detailed coverage                  ATP130 and ATP135.
Astronomical observations and exercises
to supplement AST112. Prerequisites or                       of AC circuit parameters, including theorems,
Corequisites: AST112.                                        impedance matching, and resonance.                           ATP215
                                                             Prerequisites: None.                                         Digital and Analog Circuits
AST294AA                                                                                                                  2 Credits.          3 Periods.
Special Topics in Astronomy                                  ATP150                                                       Introduction to the characteristics and
                                                             Fluid Power 1 – Hydraulics,                                  design of basic analog and digital circuits
2 Credits.           2 Periods.                                                                                           and their application to controlling complex
Conceptual, experimental, and computational                  Pneumatics, and Vacuum Concepts                              systems. Prerequisites: ATP130 and ATP135,
aspects of a special topic in astronomy.                     2 Credits.         3 Periods.                                or permission of Instructor.
Prerequisites: Permission of Department or                   Fundamental fluid power and vacuum for
Division. Course Notes: AST294AA may be                      industry. Pneumatic, hydraulic, and vacuum
repeated for credit.                                         system technologies with emphasis on                         ATP222
                                                             assembly, integration, and measurement.                      Servo Systems
             Automation                                      Prerequisites: None.                                         2 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                                                                                          Introduction to the industrial applications
             Technology                                      ATP160                                                       of Servo Systems specifically in automated
                                                                                                                          systems. Instruction includes concepts,
                                                             Programmable Logic Controllers                               applications, and maintenance of servos and
ATP101
                                                             1 - Introduction to Ladder Logic                             the control systems for servo installations.
I n t ro d u c t i o n t o Au t o m at e d                   2 Credits.         3 Periods.                                Prerequisites: ATP175 or permission of
Systems and Robotics                                         Integration of Human Machine Interfaces                      Instructor
2 Credits.               2 Periods.                          (HMI) to Programmable Logic Controllers
A n i n t ro d u c t i o n t o m e c h a n i z a t i o n ,   (PLC’s). Memory usage and types of HMI
distribution systems, Automated Storage                                                                                   ATP235
                                                             systems. Prerequisites: None.
and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), and the role                                                                                Automation                     using             CnC
of the manufacturing technician. Includes
                                                             ATP175                                                       Programming
general manufacturing techniques, industry                                                                                2 Credits.          3 Periods.
standards, and statistical process control.                  Introduction to Motors and Motor                             Co m p uter Num er ic al Co nt rol (CNC )
Prerequisites: None.                                         Controls                                                     Programming of Word Address Language
                                                             2 Credits.          3 Periods.                               (G&M Code) for CNC Machine tools. Two
                                                             Introduction to direct current and alternating               and three-axis CNC Programming for CNC
ATP105
                                                             current (AC) motors, types of direct current                 controlled machines. CNC tool-path program
Engineering Documentation                                    and alternation motors.Prerequisites: None.                  structure and CNC machine tool-path
2 Credits.         2 Periods.                                                                                             simulation using CNC tool path simulator.
Analysis and interpretation of engineering                                                                                Tooling, Speeds, Feeds and material removal
documentation, common to manufacturing                       ATP180
                                                                                                                          as related to CNC machine tools and CNC
processes. Prerequisites: None.                              Programmable Logic Controllers
                                                                                                                          controlled machines. Prerequisites: ATP110
                                                             2 - Human-Machine Interfaces and                             or permission of Instructor.
ATP110                                                       Function Block Programming
Basic Manufacturing Processes                                2 Credits.                  3 Periods.                       ATP245
2 Credits.           2 Periods.                              Principles and applications of Programmable
                                                             Logic Controls (PLC’s). Control strategies,                  Introduction to Solid Modeling -
Introduction to the traditional manufacturing
processes used to cut, shape, process,                       and ladder logic. Basic automation functions                 Solidworks 1
and assemble materials into the tools and                    and operations to include programming,                       3 Credits.          4 Periods.
equipment used to support industry and                       t r o u b l e s h o o t i n g a n d m a i n t e n a n c e.   Concepts of engineering documentation
consumer needs. Processes explored include                   Application of PLC programming, operations                   to solid model mechanical design. Feature-
machining, casting, welding, heat treating,                  and troubleshooting skills. Prerequisites:                   based parametric modeling techniques
coatings, and assembly. Prerequisites: None                  ATP130 and ATP135.                                           for technical communication. Creation of
                                                                                                                          solid models and technical documents of
                                                                                                                          mechanical parts and assemblies per the
ATP130                                                       ATP200                                                       American Society of Mechanical Engineers
DC Circuit Analysis                                          Programmable Logic Controllers                               (ASME) Y14 standards. Prerequisites: ATP105
2 Credits.           2 Periods.                              2 - Human-Machine Interfaces and                             or permission of Instructor.
Direct current (DC) electric circuits. Ohm’s                 Function Block Programming
law, Kirchoff ’s laws, series, parallel and                  2 Credits.          3 Periods.
series-parallel circuits, network theorems,                  Principles and applications of Programmable
fundamentals of magnetism in electric                        Logic Controls (PLC’s). Control strategies,
circuits. Prerequisites: None.                               and ladder logic. Basic automation functions
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ATP251                                            BIO105                                                     concepts.	Structure	and	function	of	the	major	
Fluid Power 2 - Automation                        Environmental Biology                                      systems of the body. Prerequisites: None.
Applications                                      LEC                4 Credits. 3 Periods.
2 Credits.          3 Periods.                    LAB                0 Credits. 3 Periods.                   BIO181
Application of the basic Fluid Power principles   Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance                         BIO1181
                                                  to human impact on natural ecosystems. Field
of Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Vacuum to                                                                     General Biology I (Majors)
the control of automated systems used to          trips may be required at students’ expense.                LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.
produce products through the application          Prerequisites: None.                                       LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.
of discrete and hybrid electromechanical                                                                     The study and principles of structure and
systems.Prerequisites: ATP150 or permission       BIO107                                                     function of organisms at the molecular and
of Instructor.                                    Introduction to Biotechnology                              cellular levels. A detailed exploration of
                                                  LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.                  the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics.
ATP260                                            LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.                  Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in RDG091
Industrial Automation System                      Introduction to biotechnology and its global               or eligibility for CRE101 as indicated by
                                                  impact on society. Covers applications,                    appropriate reading placement test score.
Integration 1                                                                                                One year of high school or one semester
                                                  laboratory techniques, limitations and the
2 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                  international economic benefits, risks, and                of college-level biology and chemistry is
Overview of the evaluation and planning                                                                      strongly recommended.
                                                  legal and moral issues associated with
activities needed to establish a functioning
                                                  biotechnology. Prerequisites: None.
automated manufacturing application.
Prerequisites: ATP175 and ATP180, or                                                                         BIO182
permission of Instructor.                         BIO109                                                              BIO1182
                                                  natural History of the Southwest                           General Biology (Majors) II
ATP265                                            LEC                       4 Credits. 3 Periods.            LEC                   4 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                  LAB                       0 Credits. 3 Periods.            LAB                   0 Credits. 3 Periods.
Industrial Automation System
                                                  Study of the common plants and animals of                  The study and principles of structure and
Integration 2                                     the Southwest including their distribution,                function of living things at cellular, organismic,
2 Credits.          3 Periods.                    a d a p t at i o n , b e h av i o r, a n d e co l o g y.   and higher levels of organization. A detailed
A coordinating course regarding the               Introduction to basic field and laboratory                 exploration of the mechanisms of evolution,
implementation of the planning, construction,     techniques used in the study of natural                    biological diversity, biology of organisms,
and industrial control systems needed for the     history. Specific field problems presented                 and ecology. Prerequisites: A grade of C or
development of a functional automated             dealing with plant and animal analysis and                 better in BIO181. Course Note: Field trips may
system.Prerequisites: ATP260 or permission        ecological interrelationships. Prerequisites:              be required.
of Instructor.                                    None. Course Note: Field trips may be
                                                  required.
                                                                                                             BIO201
ATP290
                                                                                                                    BIO2201
Lean and Six Sigma Techniques                     BIO156
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                              Human Anatomy and Physiology I
                                                  Introductory Biology for Allied                            LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.
Survey and application course regarding the
utilization of Lean and six sigma techniques
                                                  Health                                                     LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                  LEC                4 Credits. 3 Periods.                   Study of structure and function of the
to enhance manufacturing processes.
                                                  LAB                0 Credits. 3 Periods.                   human body. Topics include cells, tissues,
Prerequisites: None.
                                                  An introductory biology course for allied                  integumentary system, skeletal system,
                                                  health	majors	with	an	emphasis	on	humans.	                 muscular system, and nervous system.
               Biology                            Topics include fundamental concepts of                     Prerequisites: (BIO156 or BIO181 with a grade
                                                  cell biology, histology, microbiology, and                 of “C” or better) or (one year high school
BIO100                                            genetics. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or                   biology course with a grade of “C” or better).
                                                  better in RDG091 or eligibility for CRE101 as              (CHM130 or higher numbered CHM prefixed
Biology Concepts                                  indicated by appropriate reading placement                 course) or (one year of high school chemistry)
LEC                4 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                  test score. One year high school chemistry                 suggested but not required.
LAB                0 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                  or one semester of college-level chemistry
A one-semester introductory course covering
                                                  recommended.
basic principles and concepts of biology.                                                                    BIO202
Methods of scientific inquiry and behavior                                                                           BIO2202
of matter and energy in biological systems        BIO160                                                     Human Anatomy and Physiology II
are explored. Field trips may be required at      Introduction to Human Anatomy                              LEC                   4 Credits. 3 Periods.
student’s expense. Prerequisites: None.           and Physiology                                             LAB                   0 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                  LEC                4 Credits. 3 Periods.                   Continuation of structure and function of
                                                  LAB                0 Credits. 3 Periods.                   the human body. Topics include endocrine,
                                                  Principles of scientific method. Structural                circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive,
                                                  organization, homeostasis, and control                     urinary, and reproductive systems; and fluid
                                                  mechanisms of the body. Specific chemistry                 and electrolyte balance. Prerequisites: A grade
                                                                                                             of “C” or better in BIO201.
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BIO205                                            BLT210                                            facilities and equipment available for student
         BIO2205                                  Advanced Topics in Public Works                   use. Allows the best aspects of independent
                                                                                                    study and individualized learning to be
Microbiology                                      Management                                        combined to maximize student development.
LEC                  4 Credits. 3 Periods.        3 Credits           3 Periods.
                                                                                                    Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
LAB                  0 Credits. 3 Periods.        Overview of strategic processes a public
                                                                                                    or instructor.
Study of microorganisms and their                 works manager oversees during normal day-
relationship to health, ecology, and related      to-day operations. Included are people skills,
fields. Prerequisites: (BIO156 or BIO181 with     public relations, legal issues, government        BLT298AC
a grade of “C” or better or one year of High      interactions, finance and budgeting, and          Special Projects
School biology with a grade of “C” or better)     strategic planning. Prerequisites: BLT110 or      LAB 3 Credits.       3 Periods.
and (a grade of “C” or better in RDG091 or        permission of instructor.                         Organized and tailored around the interests
eligibility for CRE101 as indicated by reading                                                      and needs of the individual student. Structured
placement test score). CHM130 or higher or                                                          to provide an atmosphere of individualized
                                                  BLT262
one year of High School chemistry suggested                                                         research and study paralleled by professional
but not required.                                 Introduction International                        expertise and guidance. Professional-type
                                                  Residential Code (IRC)                            facilities and equipment available for student
        Building Safety &                         3 Credits          3 Periods.
                                                  Covers International Residential Code
                                                                                                    use. Allows the best aspects of independent
                                                                                                    study and individualized learning to be
          Construction                            for various trades, including building,           combined to maximize student development.
           Technology                             mechanical, plumbing and electric, for one
                                                  and two family residential construction.
                                                                                                    Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
                                                                                                    or instructor.
                                                  Preparation for voluntary certification (IRC
BLT110
Techniques of Public Works
                                                  building inspection). Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                          Business-Personal
Supervision                                       BLT263                                                     Computers
3 Credits          3 Periods.
Overview of the foundations of supervision
                                                  Building Codes
                                                  3 Credits            3 Periods.                   BPC101AA
and how to get things done within an
organization through other people in the
                                                  Designed specifically to acquaint students        Introduction to Computers I:
                                                  with safety principles of building construction   1 Credit.                2 Periods.
public works environment. The functions of
                                                  under the Uniform Building Code, including        Computer software applications for the
planning,	organizing,	staffing,	motivating	and	
                                                  structural requirements for wood, masonry         personal computer, including electronic
controlling presented. Prerequisites: None.
                                                  and concrete, fire resistance of building         s p r e a d s h e e t a n d w o r d p r o c e s s i n g,
                                                  construction, fire resistant materials, and       keyboarding review, and a desktop
BLT121                                            ratings and occupancy requirements.               environment. Prerequisites: None.
Electrical Codes                                  Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits            3 Periods.                                                                     BPC101BA
Principles of safe electrical installations and   BLT298AA                                          Introduction to Computers II:
proper inspection procedures. Topics include                                                        1 Credit.         1 Period.
conduit installation, transformer service,
                                                  Special Projects
                                                  LAB 1 Credit.        1 Period.                    Computer software applications for the
raceways, control circuits, grounding and                                                           personal computer, including database
                                                  Organized and tailored around the interests
bonding, hazardous occupancies and the                                                              management, computer graphics, electronic
                                                  and needs of the individual student. Structured
National Electrical Code. Prerequisites: None.                                                      spreadsheet, and word processing, and
                                                  to provide an atmosphere of individualized
                                                  research and study paralleled by professional     operating system commands. Prerequisites:
BLT127                                            expertise and guidance. Professional-type         BPC101AA.
Plumbing Codes                                    facilities and equipment available for student
3 Credits           3 Periods.                    use. Allows the best aspects of independent       BPC106AH
Code requirements and construction                study and individualized learning to be           MS Outlook: Level I
practices. Topics include underground and         combined to maximize student development.         .5 Credits          .5 Periods
above ground plumbing, venting and finish         Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director     Messaging and word processing functions
plumbing. Prerequisites: None.                    or instructor.                                    of a Microsoft Outlook electronic work state.
                                                                                                    Prerequisites: None.
BLT128                                            BLT298AB
Mechanical Codes                                  Special Projects                                  BPC106BH
3 Credits            3 Periods.                   LAB 2 Credits.       2 Periods.                   Microsoft Outlook: Level II
Code requirements and construction                Organized and tailored around the interests       .5 Credits            .5 Periods
practices. Topics include duct work,              and needs of the individual student. Structured   Microsoft Outlook features including sort,
conductors and fuel supply, insulation, and       to provide an atmosphere of individualized        filter and group items; templates and forms;
controls. Prerequisites: None                     research and study paralleled by professional     information sharing by public folders and Net
                                                  expertise and guidance. Professional-type         Folders; share and fax contacts; and record
                                                                                                    activities in the Journal. Outlook environment
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customization also covered. Prerequisites:        BPC238BA                                           subsystems, and data recovery. Preparation
BPC106AH or permission of instructor.             Windows Advanced Desktop                           for the CompTIA Server+ examination
                                                                                                     Prerequisites: (BPC170 and MST140) or
                                                  Design & Publishing using Quark                    permission of instructor.
BPC110                                            Express
Computer usage and Application                    3 Credits.          4 Periods.
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                    Advanced use of Windows microcomputers                         Chemistry
Introduction to business and personal             and commercial software packages to
computer operations and usage. Software           compose and print textual and graphic              CHM130
applications for analyzing and solving            materials of high quality. Includes review
business problems including word processing,
                                                                                                             CHM1130
                                                  of fundamental desktop techniques and
spreadsheet, database, and presentation                                                              Fundamental Chemistry
                                                  concepts, alternative treatment of copy, use
graphics. Prerequisites: None.                                                                       3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                  of complex graphics programs, typographical
                                                                                                     A survey of the fundamentals of general
                                                  manipulation, color separating, exploration
                                                                                                     chemistry. Emphasis on essential concepts
BPC111AA                                          of alternative layout programs, preparation
                                                                                                     and problem solving techniques. Basic
Computer Keyboarding I                            of larger-scale and unusual publications, and
                                                                                                     principles of measurement, chemical bonding,
See description under cross-reference course      additional printing alternatives. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                     structure and reactions, nomenclature, and
OAS111AA                                          BPC138BA or permission of instructor.
                                                                                                     the chemistry of acids and bases. Preparation
                                                                                                     for students taking more advanced courses
BPC113                                            BPC238CA                                           in chemistry. Designed to meet needs of
Micro-Alphabetic Indexing                         Windows Advanced Desktop                           students in such diverse areas as agriculture,
See description under cross-reference course      D e s i g n & Pu b l i s h i n g us i n g          nursing, home economics, physical education
                                                                                                     and water technology. Prerequisites: Grade
OAS113                                            Pagemaker                                          of “C” or better in CHM090, or MAT090, or
                                                  3 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                                                                     MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT093, or MAT102,
BPC128                                            Advanced use of Windows microcomputers
                                                                                                     or (MAT103AA and MAT103AB), or satisfactory
                                                  and commercial software packages to
Introduction to Desktop Publishing                compose and print textual and graphic
                                                                                                     score on math placement exam.
1 Credit.           2 Periods.
                                                  materials of high quality. Includes review
Presents basic concepts of commercially                                                              CHM130LL
                                                  of fundamental desktop techniques and
prepared software used to do desktop
publishing. Incorporates a combination of
                                                  concepts, alternative treatment of copy, use                CHM1130
                                                  of complex graphics programs, typographical        Fundamental Chemistry
narrative and pictorial/graphic creation and
                                                  manipulation, color separating, exploration
presentation, including set up, text entry,                                                          Laboratory
                                                  of alternative layout programs, preparation
graphic generation, text and graphic merging,                                                        1 Credit.           3 Periods.
                                                  of larger-scale and unusual publications, and
and other computer-based functions.                                                                  Laboratory experience in support of CHM130.
                                                  additional printing alternatives. Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: None.                                                                                 Prerequisites or Corequisities: CHM130.
                                                  BPC138CA or permission of instructor.

BPC170                                                                                               CHM130AA
                                                  BPC270
Computer Maintenance I: A+ Prep                                                                      Fundamental Chemistry with Lab
                                                  Microcomputer Maintenance II                       LEC 4 Credits.      3 Periods.
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                    3 Credits.           4 Periods.
Technical aspects of the microcomputer,                                                              LAB 0 Credits       3 Periods.
                                                  Advanced technical aspects of maintaining
including system setup (hardware and                                                                 A survey of the fundamentals of general
                                                  and servicing computers. Emphasis placed on
software) and basic troubleshooting.                                                                 chemistry. Emphasis on essential concepts
                                                  installation, periodic maintenance, diagnosis,
Emphasis on basic troubleshooting, use of                                                            and problem solving techniques. Basic
                                                  and/or problem resolution. Helps prepare
tools, hardware components and hardware/                                                             principles of measurement, chemical bonding,
                                                  students for the CompTIA A+ technician
software interfacing. Prerequisites: CIS105, or                                                      structure and reactions, nomenclature, and
                                                  examinations including I nformation
permission of instructor.                                                                            the chemistry of acids and bases. Preparation
                                                  Technology (IT) field technician, remote
                                                                                                     for students taking more advanced courses
                                                  support technician and bench technician.
BPC171                                                                                               in chemistry. Designed to meet needs of
                                                  Prerequisites: BPC170 with grade of C or
                                                                                                     students in such diverse areas as agriculture,
Recycling used Computer                           better, or permission of instructor.
                                                                                                     nursing, home economics, physical education
Technology                                                                                           and water technology.Prerequisites: Grade
1 Credit.            2 Periods.                   BPC273                                             of “C” or better in CHM090, or MAT090, or
Use of hardware maintenance knowledge             Ad va n ce d S e r ve r Co m p u te r              MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT093, or MAT102,
and skills to refurbish used computers. May       Maintenance: Server+ Prep                          or (MAT103AA and MAT103AB), or satisfactory
be repeated for a total of three (3) credits.     3 Credits.         4 Periods.                      score on math placement exam. Course
Prerequisites or Corequisites:BPC170 or           Focuses on complex technical aspects of the        Notes: Student may receive credit for only one
permission of instructor.                         microcomputer server, including hardware           of the following: CHM130 and CHM130LL, or
                                                  installation, configuration, and trouble-          CHM130AA.
                                                  shooting. Strong emphasis on network
                                                  operating systems installations, data storage

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CHM150AA                                            CHM152                                           equivalent. Prerequisites or Corequisites:
General Chemistry I                                          CHM1152                                 CHM235.
LEC 5 Credits.       4 Periods.                     General Chemistry II
LAB 0 Credits        3 Periods.                     3 Credits.          3 Periods.                   CHM236
Detailed study of principles of chemistry           A study of the chemical properties of the                 CHM2236
for	 science	 majors	 and	 students	 in	 pre-       major	 groups	 of	 elements,	 equilibrium	       General Organic Chemistry IIA
professional curricula. Prerequisites:              theory, thermodynamics, electrochemistry,        3 Credits.        3 Periods.
[(CHM130 and CHM130LL), or CHM130AA,                and other selected topics. Completion of         Study of chemistry of carbon-containing
or one year of high school chemistry with a         CHM152LL required to meet the Natural            compounds continued. Structural
grade of “C” or better taken within the last five   Science requirement. Prerequisites: CHM150       determination and additional reaction
years], and completion of MAT151 or higher          or CHM151 and CHM151LL. Completion of            mechanisms and modern methods of
level mathematics course with grade of “C” or       CHM150 or CHM151 and CHM151LL within             synthesis emphasized. Prerequisites: CHM235
better. Completion of all prerequisites within      the last two years recommended.                  and CHM235LL. Completion of CHM235
the last two years is recommended. Course
                                                                                                     and CHM235LL within the last two years
Notes: Student may receive credit for only one
                                                    CHM152LL                                         recommended.
of the following: CHM150 and CHM151LL, or
CHM151 and CHM151LL, or CHM150AA, or                         CHM1152
CHM151AA.                                           General Chemistry II Lab                         CHM236LL
                                                    1 Credit.          3 Periods.                             CHM2236
                                                    Laboratory experience in support of CHM152.      General Organic Chemistry IIA
CHM151
                                                    Prerequisites: CHM151LL or permission of
         CHM1151                                    instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites:
                                                                                                     Laboratory
General Chemistry I                                                                                  1 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                    CHM152.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                       Laboratory experience in support of CHM236.
Detailed study of principles of chemistry                                                            Prerequisites: CHM235LL or equivalent.
                                                    CHM152AA                                         Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM236.
for	 science	 majors	 and	 students	 in	 pre-
professional curricula. Prerequisites: (CHM130      General Chemistry II
and CHM130LL), or (one year of high school          LEC 4 Credits.      3 Periods.                   CHM238
                                                    LAB 0 Credits       3 Periods.
chemistry with a grade of C or better taken                                                          General Organic Chemistry IIB
within the last five years), and completion         A study of the chemical properties of the
                                                                                                     3 Credits.        3 Periods.
of intermediate algebra or equivalent.              major	groups	of	elements,	equilibrium	theory,	
                                                                                                     Alternate to CHM236. Study of chemistry of
Completion of all prerequisites within the last     thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and other
                                                                                                     carbon-containing compounds continued.
two years is recommended.                           selected topics. Prerequisites: (CHM150 or
                                                                                                     Structural determination and additional
                                                    CHM151, and CHM151LL) or (CHM150AA
                                                                                                     reaction mechanisms and modern methods
                                                    or CHM151AA). Completion of (CHM150 or
CHM151LL                                            CHM151, and CHM151LL) or (CHM150AA
                                                                                                     of synthesis emphasized. Recommended for
         CHM1151                                                                                     chemistry, chemical engineering and mining
                                                    or CHM151AA) within the last two years
                                                                                                     engineering	 majors.	 Prerequisites:	 CHM235	
General Chemistry I Lab                             recommended. Course Notes: Student may
                                                                                                     and CHM235LL.
1 Credit.          3 Periods.                       receive credit for only one of the following:
Laboratory experience in support of CHM151.         CHM152 and CHM152LL, or CHM152AA.
Prerequisites: CHM130LL or permission of                                                             CHM238LL
Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites:
                                                    CHM235                                           General Organic Chemistry IIB
CHM150 or CHM151.
                                                             CHM2235                                 Laboratory
                                                                                                     2 Credits.          6 Periods.
CHM151AA                                            General Organic Chemistry I                      Laboratory experience in support of CHM238.
                                                    3 Credits.       3 Periods.                      Prerequisites: CHM235LL or equivalent.
General Chemistry I                                 Rigorous introduction to chemistry of
LEC 4 Credits.       4 Periods.                                                                      Prerequisites or Corequisites: CHM238
                                                    carbon-containing compounds. Reaction
LAB 0 Credits        3 Periods.                     mechanisms and recent methods of synthesis
Detailed study of principles of chemistry           emphasized. Prerequisites: CHM152 and              Chicana and Chicano
for	 science	 majors	 and	 students	 in	 pre-
professional curricula. Prerequisites:
                                                    CHM152LL, or CHM154 and CHM154LL.                        Studies
                                                    Completion of (CHM152 and CHM152LL) or
[(CHM130 and CHM130LL), or CHM130AA,                (CHM154 and CHM154LL) within the last two
or one year of high school chemistry with a         years recommended.
                                                                                                     CCS101
grade of “C” or better taken within the last five                                                    Chicana and Chicano Studies
years], and completion of MAT151 or higher                                                        3 Credits.            3 Periods.
level mathematics course with grade of “C” or       CHM235LL                                      Introduction to the wealth and diversity of
better. Completion of all prerequisites within               CHM2235                              Chicana and Chicano Studies research from
the last two years is recommended. Course           General Organic Chemistry I                   a variety of disciplinary perspectives through
Notes: Student may receive credit for only one      Laboratory                                    the use of a series of historical and social
of the following: CHM150 and CHM151LL, or           1 Credits.         4 Periods.                 scientific studies, novels, testimonios, and
CHM151 and CHM151LL, or CHM150AA, or                Laboratory experience in support of CHM235.   films. Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or
CHM151AA.                                           Prerequisites: CHM152LL, or CHM154LL, or      equivalent.
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CCS212                                                   Cisco networking                             with e-mail, web, and authenticated access
                                                                                                      servers. Presents network monitoring and
The Mexican American novel
See description under cross-reference course
                                                            Technology                                basic troubleshooting skills in context.
ENH212                                                                                                Prerequisites: CNT138.
                                                    CnT138
                                                                                                      CnT150
  Child/Family Studies                              CCnA Discovery - networking for
                                                                                                      Cisco networking Router
                                                    Home and Small Businesses
                                                    3 Credits.            5 Periods.                  Technologies
CFS176                                              Introduces skills for entry-level home network    4 Credits.           6 Periods.
Child Development                                   installer	 jobs	 including	 personal	 computer	   Knowledge of skills to install, configure,
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       (PC) installation, Internet connectivity,         customize, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco
Study of the science of human development           wireless connectivity, file and print sharing,    routers and components. Preparation for
from conception through adolescence.                and the installation of peripherals. Provides     Cisco certification examination.
Includes observation skills, parent and             introduction to networking and the Internet       Prerequisites: CNT140 or permission of
adult roles in the lives of children, and           using tools and hardware from home and            Instructor.
contemporary issues. Prerequisites: None.           small business environments.
Cross-References: ECH176                            Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                      CnT150AA
                                                                                                      Cisco Routing Protocols and
CFS205                                              CnT140
                                                                                                      Concepts
Human Development                                   Cisco networking Basics                           4 Credits.          6 Periods.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                      4 Credits.         6 Periods.                     Knowledge of skills to install, configure,
Explores the growth and development process         Introduction to the computer networking           customize, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco
over the human life span. Research and              field. Covers network terminology and             routers utilizing Advanced Internet Protocol
theoretical approaches; physical, cognitive,        protocols, local area networks (LAN), and         (IP) addressing techniques, Variable Length
social, and personality development                 wide area networks (WAN). Includes Open           Subnet Masking (VLSM), distance vectored
from birth through adulthood and death.             Systems Interconnection (OSI) models,             and Link State dynamic routing protocols,
Prerequisites: None.                                cabling and cabling tools, routers, router        Routing Internet Protocol version 1 (RIPv1)
                                                    programming, Ethernet, Internet Protocol          and version 2 (RIPv2), Enhanced Interior
                Chinese                             (IP) addressing, and network standards.
                                                    Preparation for the Cisco Certified Network
                                                                                                      Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Single-
                                                                                                      area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and
                                                    Associate examination. Prerequisites: None.       understanding the structure and behavior
CHI101
                                                                                                      of routing tables. Preparation for Cisco
        CHI1101                                     CnT140AA                                          certification examination. Prerequisites:
Elementary Chinese (Mandarin) I                     Cisco networking Fundamental                      CNT140AA or permission of Instructor.
5 Credits.           6 Periods.                     4 Credits.          6 Periods.
I ntroduc tion to the basic grammar,
pronunciation and vocabulary of the
                                                    Introduction to the computer networking           CnT158
                                                    field. Covers network terminology and             CCnA Discovery - Introduction
Mandarin Chinese language. Includes                 protocols, communication fundaments in
the study of Chinese culture, practice of           Data networks and the Internet. Includes
                                                                                                      to Routing and Switching in the
listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.   study of the Open Systems Interconnection         Enterprise
Prerequisites: None.                                (OSI) model, using a top down approach,           4 Credits.         6 Periods.
                                                    cabling and cabling tools, basic Cisco router,    Familiarizes students with the equipment,
CHI115                                              configuration, Ethernet technologies, Internet    applications and protocols installed in
Beginning Chinese Conversation I                    Protocol (IP) addressing, and overview of         enterprise networks, with a focus on
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                    Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), basic         switched networks, Internet Protocol (IP)
Introduction to Chinese sound system,               configuring and testing of the network,           Telephony requirements, and security.
basic grammar, and vocabulary necessary to          and network standards. Preparation for the        Introduces advanced routing protocols
develop speaking ability in Mandarin Chinese.       Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)          such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing
Designed for students seeking speaking and          examination. Prerequisites: None.                 Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path
listening ability with little emphasis on writing                                                     First (OSPF) Protocol. Hands- on exercises
                                                                                                      include configuration, installation, and
and reading Chinese characters. Prerequisites:      CnT148                                            troubleshooting. Prerequisites: CNT148.
None.                                               CCnA Discovery - Working at a
                                                    Small-to-Medium Business or
                                                    Internet Service Provider
                                           3 Credits.         5 Periods.
                                           Prepares students as network technicians.
                                           Develops skills for computer and help
                                           desk technicians including soft skills.
                                           Provides overview of routing, remote access,
                                           addressing, and security. Provides familiarity
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CnT160                                           CnT170                                            CnT185
C i s co Sw i tc h i n g B a s i c s a n d       Cisco Wide Area networks (WAn)                    Cisco network Security
Intermediate Routing                             Technologies                                      4 Credits.           5 Periods.
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                   3 Credits.         4 Periods.                     Applications of Cisco Networking
Advanced Internet Protocol (IP) addressing       Advanced Internet Protocol (IP) addressing        technologies in designing and implementing
techniques, Variable Length Subnet Masking       techniques including Network Address              security solutions to reduce risk of revenue
(VLSM), Intermediate routing protocols,          Translation (NAT) Port Address Translation        loss and vulnerability. Hands-on experience
Routing Internet Protocol version 2 (RIPv2),     (PAT) and Dynamic Host Control Protocol           and skills in security policy design and
Single-area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF),     (DHCP). Also covers Wide Area Network             management, security technologies,
and Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing            (WAN) technology and terminology, Point-          products and solutions, firewall and secure
Protocol (EIGRP), Command Line Interface         to-Point Protocol (PPP), Integrated Services      router design, installation, configuration
configuration of switches, Ethernet              Digital Network (ISDN), Dial on Demand            and maintenance, AAA (Authentication,
switching, Virtual Local Area Networks           Routing (DDR), Frame Relay, and network           Authorization, and Accounting) and VPN
( VLANS), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)           management. Preparation for Cisco Certified       (Virtual Private Network) implementation
and Virtual local-area Network Trunking          Network Associate certification examination.      using firewalls and routers. Preparation for the
Protcol (VTP). Preparation for Cisco Certified   Prerequisites: CNT160 or permission of            MCNS (Managing Cisco Network Security) and
Network Associate certification examination.     instructor.                                       CSPFA (Cisco Secure PIX Firewall Advanced)
Prerequisites: CNT150 or permission of                                                             exams toward certification as a Cisco Firewall
instructor.                                                                                        Specialist. Exams also apply to CCSP (Cisco
                                                 CnT170AA                                          Certified Security Professional) certification.
                                                 Cisco Accessing the Wide-Area                     Prerequisites: CNT170, or permission of
CnT160AA                                         network (WAn)                                     instructor.
Cisco Local Area networking (LAn)                4 Credits.           6 Periods.
Switching and Wireless
4 Credits.         6 Periods.
                                                 Wide-Area Network (WAN) technologies
                                                 and network services required by converged               Communication
Comprehensive, theoretical, and practical        applications in Enterprise Networks. Cisco
approach to learning the technologies and        Enterprise Composite model (ECM) to               COM100
protocols needed to design and implement         introduce integrated network services                     COM1100
a converged switched network. Learn about        and selection of appropriate devices and
the hierarchical network design model            technologies to meet ECM requirements.
                                                                                                   Introduction to Human
and how to select devices for each layer.        Implement and configure common data link          Communication
Configure a switch for basic functionality       protocols and apply WAN security concepts,        3 Credits.         3 Periods.
and implement Virtual Local Area Networks        principles of traffic management, access          Theory and practice of communication skills
( VLAN), VLAN Trunking Protocol ( VTP),          control and addressing services. Detect,          in public, small group, and interpersonal
and Inter-VLAN routing in a converged            troubleshoot, and correct common enterprise       settings. Includes study of the speech
network. Implementation of Spanning              network implementation issues. Includes           communication process. Prerequisites: None.
Tree Protocol (STP) in a converged network       comprehensive hands-on labs. Preparation for
and a Wireless LAN (WLAN) in a small to          Cisco certification examination. Prerequisites:   COM100AA
medium network. Comprehensive hands-             (CNT140AA, CNT150AA, and CNT160AA), or            Introduction to Human
on labs. Preparation for Cisco certification     permission of Instructor.                         Communication Part I
examination. Prerequisites: CNT140AA or                                                            1 Credit.          1 Period.
permission of Instructor.                        CnT181                                            Theory and practice of communication skills
                                                                                                   in public, small group, and interpersonal
                                                 Cisco Securing IOS networks                       settings. Includes study of the speech
CnT168                                           4 Credits.           5 Periods.
                                                                                                   communication process. Prerequisites: None.
CCnA Discovery - Designing and                   Applications of Cisco Networking technologies
                                                 in designing and implementing security
Supporting Computer networks                     solutions to reduce risk of revenue loss and    COM100AB
4 Credits.          6 Periods.
Networking design and customer support
                                                 vulnerability. Hands-on experience and skills   Introduction to Human
                                                 in security policy design and management,       Communication Part II
including gathering requirements,
                                                 security technologies, products and solutions,  1 Credit.          1 Period.
designing basic networks, establishing
                                                 secure router installation, configuration,      Theory and practice of communication skills
proof-	 of-concept,	 and	 performing	 project	
                                                 and maintenance, AAA (Authentication,           in public, small group, and interpersonal
management tasks. Lifecycle services,
                                                 Authorization, and Accounting), and VPN settings. Includes study of the speech
including upgrades, competitive analyses,
                                                 (Virtual Private Network) implementation        communication process. Prerequisites: None.
and system integration, in the context of pre-
                                                 using routers. Preparation for the Securing
sale support. Prerequisites: CNT158.
                                                 Cisco IOS Networks (SECUR) exam, which
                                                 applies toward the Cisco Certified Security
                                                 Professional (CCSP), Virtual Private Network
                                                 (VPN) Specialist, Intrusion Detection System
                                                 (IDS) Specialist and the Firewall Specialist
                                                 certifications. Prerequisites: CNT170 or
                                                 permission of instructor.
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COM100AC                                       COM225                                                    Computer Aided
Introduction to Human                          Public Speaking
Communication Part III                         3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                                                                            Drafting
1 Credit.          1 Period.                   Designed to enhance the student’s ability
Theory and practice of communication skills    to present public speeches confidently and         CAD100
in public, small group, and interpersonal      competently. Also designed to improve              Fundamentals of 2D AutoCAD
settings. Includes study of the speech         information literacy and critical thinking         3 Credits.            6 Periods.
communication process. Prerequisites: None.    skills. Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107, or        Utilize AutoCAD software to generate two-
                                               equivalent.                                        dimensional (2-D) drawings and components
COM110                                                                                            in a generic installation. Apply basic AutoCAD
                                               COM230                                             commands and properties to format, draw,
Interpersonal Communication                                                                       edit, layer, dimension, import/export, and
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                  Small Group Communication
                                                                                                  manage drawing files. Creation, manipulation,
Theory and practice of communication skills    3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                                                                  and hardcopy production of 2-D drawing files
which affect day-to-day interactions with      Principles and processes of small groups and
                                                                                                  from	major	AutoCAD	command	and	display	
other persons. Topics may include using        development of skills for participation and
                                                                                                  environments and plot options. Prerequisites:
verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive      leadership in small group settings. Practice
                                                                                                  None.
listening, resolving interpersonal conflict,   in problem solving, decision making, and
developing and maintaining personal and        information sharing. Prerequisites: None
professional relationships. Prerequisites:                                                        CAD145
None.                                          COM241                                             Survey of CAD
                                                                                                  3 Credit.            6 Periods.
                                               Oral Interpretation of Literature                  Survey of the basic standards and procedures
COM110AA                                       3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    for drawing setups and design documentation
Interpersonal Communication                    The study, analysis, and preparation for           in the fields of architecture, manufacturing,
Part I                                         performance of prose, poetry, and dramatic         and civil technology. Multisource hardcopy
1 Credit.          1 Period.                   literature. Preparation of material for public     design presentation. Prerequisites: CAD100
Theory and practice of communication skills    audiences. Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107.        and CAD101, or permission of Instructor.
which affect day-to- day interactions with     Cross-References: THP241.
other persons. Topics may include using                                                           CAD164
verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive      COM243 
listening, resolving interpersonal conflict,                                                      Residential Working Drawings
                                               Interpreters Theatre                               3 Credit.           6 Periods.
developing and maintaining personal and
                                               3 Credits.          4 Periods.                     Team	 projects	 in	 the	 development	 of	 a	
professional relationships. Prerequisites:
                                               Study, analysis, rehearsal, and performance        set of architectural working drawings
None.
                                               of various types of literature. Prerequisites:     for a residence. Prerequisites: CAD162 or
                                               None.                                              permission of instructor.
COM110AB
Interpersonal Communication                    COM263                                             CAD165
Part II                                        Elements of Intercultural                          Architectural Software (AutoCAD
1 Credit.          1 Period
Theory and practice of communication skills
                                               Communication                                      Architecture)
                                               3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     3 Credit.           6 Periods.
which affect day-to- day interactions with
                                               Basic concepts, principles, and skills for         Introduction to AutoCAD Architecture, a
other persons. Topics may include using
                                               improving oral communication between               modeling software used by architecture
verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive
                                               persons from different minority, racial, ethnic,   professionals. Procedures unique to advanced
listening, resolving interpersonal conflict,
                                               and cultural backgrounds. Prerequisites:           software and pertinent to architectural
developing and maintaining personal and
                                               None.                                              documentation. Emphasison residential
professional relationships. Prerequisites:
None.                                                                                             working drawings. Prerequisites: CAD145 or
                                               COM271                                             permission of Instructor. CAD255 is highly
                                                                                                  recommended.
COM110AC                                       Voice and Diction
                                               See description under cross-reference course
Interpersonal Communication
                                               THP271
Part III
1 Credit.          1 Period.
Theory and practice of communication skills
which affect day-to-day interactions with
other persons. Topics may include using
verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive
listening, resolving interpersonal conflict,
developing and maintaining personal and
professional relationships. Prerequisites:
None.
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                                     Course Descriptions
CAD167                                            and presentation software. Includes uses           CIS117AM
Architectural Drawings (REVIT) I:                 of application software and the Internet           Database Management: Microsoft
                                                  fo r e f fi ci e nt and ef fec t i ve p ro b lem
Residential CAD                                   solving. Exploration of relevant emerging
                                                                                                     Access: Level I
3 Credit.          6 Periods.                                                                        1 Credit.         2 Periods.
                                                  technologies. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to REVIT architectural modeling                                                         Introduction to the basic elements of a
software used by the architectural industry.                                                         current version of the Microsoft Access
Advanced software utilization and skills          CIS108                                             database management program, for casual
pertinent to architectural documentation.         Electronic Portfolio Development                   and beginning users. Prerequisites: None.
Emphasis on residential working drawings.         1 Credits.           2 Periods.
Prerequisites: (ARC251 or CAD145) or              Compile, reflect on, and select prior
                                                  learning experiences and artifacts. Design,        CIS117DK
permission of Department or Division.
CAD255 recommended.                               produce, and publish an online portfolio           DB2: Database Management
                                                  that documents prior learning. Includes            3 Credits.        4 Periods.
                                                  techniques for presenting the electronic           I ntroduc tion to the basic elements,
CAD175                                                                                               exploration of additional components and
                                                  portfolio for evaluation. Prerequisites: (CIS105
Manufacturing Modeling and                        or BPC110), or permission of instructor.           common database management problems
Design                                                                                               related to the DB2 program. Prerequisites:
3 Credit.           6 Periods.                                                                       None.
Specialized training in parametric parts and
                                                  CIS110
assembly modeling with an emphasis in             Home Entertainment and
                                                                                                     CIS117DM
manufacturing design. Design, construction        Computer networking
and documentation of primitive, regional, and     3 Credits.          4 Periods.                     M i c ro s o f t Acce s s : D at a b a s e
composite models using American National          Fundamentals of networking for the                 Management
Standards Institute (ANSI) and International      home user including internet connectivity,         3 Credits.         5 Periods.
Organization for Standardization (ISO)            wired and wireless local area networks,            I ntroduc tion to the basic elements,
standards. Prerequisites: (CAD145, CAD155         networking device configuration, integration       exploration of additional components and
and CAD215) or permission of instructor.          of entertainment electronics, security and         common database management problems
                                                  ethics. Prerequisites: None.                       related to the Microsoft Access program.
                                                                                                     Prerequisites: None.
Computer Information
     Systems                                      CIS113DE
                                                                                                     CIS118AB
                                                  Microsoft Word: Word Processing
                                                  3 Credits.         4 Periods.                      PowerPoint: Level I
CIS102                                                                                               1 Credit.          2 Periods.
                                                  Using word processing software to create,
Interpersonal and Customer                        name and manage files, edit text, format,          Use of PowerPoint software to produce
Service Skills for IT Professionals               apply themes and styles, create and modify         professional-quality presentation visuals.
1 Credit.          1 Period.                      tables, apply desktop publishing features,         Prerequisites: None.
Examines behaviors necessary to develop           and print a variety of types of documents.
and support an effective client service           Prerequisites: None.                               CIS118DB
organization. Focuses on methods of                                                                  Desktop Presentation: PowerPoint
increasing the effectiveness of help-desk
                                                  CIS114AE                                           3 Credits.         5 Periods.
professionals when responding to a range                                                             Use of PowerPoint to produce professional-
of customer conditions. Prerequisites: None.      Excel: Level I
                                                  1 Credit.           2 Periods.                     quality presentation visuals with animation
                                                  Computer spreadsheet skills for solving            and sound. Prerequisites: None.
CIS102DA                                          business problems using Excel, including
Customer user Support                             calculations,	 forecasting,	 and	 projections.	    CIS119DO
3 Credits.           4 Periods.                   Prerequisites: None.
Examines skills, tools and strategies necessary
                                                                                                     Introduction to Oracle: SQL
                                                                                                     3 Credits.           4 Periods.
for becoming a computer help-desk or end-         CIS114DE                                           Use of Oracle tools and methodologies
user support professional.Prerequisites: None.
                                                  Excel Spreadsheet                                  to fulfill real-world business information
                                                  3 Credits.         5 Periods.                      requirements. Hands-on exercises for
CIS105                                            Computer spreadsheet skills for solving            designing, creating, and maintaining
          CIS1120                                 business problems using Excel, including           database structures to store, retrieve, update,
Survey of Computer Information                    calculations,	 forecasting,	 projections,	         and display data in a relational database using
                                                  macro programming, database searching,             the SQL programming language. Creating
Systems
                                                  extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix        and	maintaining	database	objects.	Advanced	
3 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                  manipulation. Production of graphs and             retrieval techniques. Prerequisites: CIS105 or
Overview of computer technology, concepts,
                                                  reports.	 Project	 design	 using	 multiple,	       permission of instructor.
terminology, and the role of computers in
business and society. Discussion of social        integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.
and ethical issues related to computers. Use
of word processing, spreadsheet, database,
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CIS120BF                                          CIS120DK                                          CIS126AA
Co m p u t e r G ra p h i c s : Ad o b e          Introduction to Digital Video                     unix Operating System: Level I
Photoshop: Level I I                              Editing                                           1 Credits.        2 Periods.
1 Credit.          1 Periods.                     3 Credits.          4 Periods.                    Use of the UNIX operating system: system
Provides students with the capability to use      Introduction to digital video editing             components, built-in commands, files and
Adobe Photoshop graphics software on a            comprises of a foundation for video import,       directories, editors, and UNIX Shell and
computer. Includes working with masks,            export, and editing functions. Includes           command lines. Prerequisites: None.
channels and layers, and combining raster         parts and function of a video camera,
and vector graphics. Prerequisites: CIS120AF.     preproduction and production, incorporating       CIS126AL
                                                  photographs, titles, graphics, animation and
                                                                                                    Linux Operating System I
                                                  audio, capturing, editing, rendering and
CIS120CF                                                                                            1 Credits.                 2 Periods.
                                                  outputting digital video. Prerequisites: None.
Co m p u t e r G ra p h i c s : Ad o b e                                                            Introduction to the Linux Operating system.
                                                                                                    Develop knowledge and skills required to
Photoshop: Level III                              CIS121AB                                          install, configure a Linux-based workstation
1 Credit.           1 Period.
Provides students with the capability to use      Microsoft Command Line                            i n c l u d i n g b a s i c n e t wo r k f u n c t i o n s.
                                                  Operations                                        Prerequisites: None.
Adobe Photoshop graphics software on
a computer. Includes color printing, color        1 Credit.          2 Periods.
management, creation of graphics for the          Use of the Microsoft command line interface:      CIS126BA
Web. Prerequisites: CIS120BF.                     basic concepts, internal and external             unix Operating System: Level I
                                                  commands, subdirectories, and editor.             1 Credits.           1 Period.
                                                  Prerequisites: None.
CIS120DB                                                                                            Installation, configuration, and maintenance
Co m p u t e r G ra p h i c s : Ad o b e                                                            of the UNIX operating system Prerequisites:
                                                  CIS121AE                                          CIS126AA.
Illustrator
3 Credits.         4 Periods.
                                                  Windows Operating System: Level I
                                                  1 Credit.           2 Periods.                    CIS126BL
Provides students with the capability to
                                                  Specific topics include Windows basics,
use Adobe Illustrator graphics software
                                                  navigating and customizing the desktop,
                                                                                                    unix Operating System: Level II
on a computer. Basic foundation course in                                                           1 Credits.          1 Periods.
                                                  maintaining hardware and software,
the use of electronic techniques to create,                                                         Introduction to the Linux Operating system.
                                                  improving performance, configurations,
manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract                                                         Develop knowledge and skills required
                                                  securing your computer, taskbar, organizing,
art, graphics design, color graphics and                                                            to configure a Linux-based workstation
                                                  searching and managing folders and files,
business charts; determine file formats                                                             including basic printing functions. Learn
                                                  installing and uninstalling applications,
appropriate for web and print; utilize tools                                                        basic command line and Graphical User
                                                  Internet Explorer fine tuning, security,
to optimize graphics and create a PDF file.                                                         Interface (GUI) desktop environment utilities
                                                  and searching, including advanced search
Prerequisites: None.                                                                                and applications. Prerequisites: CIS126AL or
                                                  techniques, keyboard shortcuts, and current
                                                                                                    permission of instructor.
                                                  topics. Prerequisites: None.
CIS120DC
Flash: Digital Animation                          CIS121AH                                          CIS126CA
3 Credits.         4 Periods.
                                                  Microsoft PowerShell/Command                      unix Operating System: Level III
Provides students with the ability to use                                                           1 Credits.          1 Periods.
Flash graphics software on microcomputers.        Line Operations                                   Create login scripts and batch files,
Covers basic animation techniques used in         3 Credits.          4 Periods.                    and maintain system communications.
the creation, manipulation, and editing of        Day-to-day command line administration            Prerequisites: CIS126BA.
Flash animation graphics. Prerequisites: None.    tasks of Microsoft Windows. PowerShell
                                                  used to create scripts to administer Microsoft
                                                  windows environment. Prerequisites: None.         CIS126CL
CIS120DF
                                                  MST150 suggested but not required.                Linux Operating System III
Co m p u t e r G ra p h i c s : Ad o b e                                                            1 Credits.          1 Periods.
Photoshop                                         CIS121AI                                          Introduction to the Linux Operating system.
3.7 Credits.         4 Periods.                                                                     Develop knowledge and skills required to
Provides students with the capability to use      Mac Operating System                              install and configure applications, and to
Adobe Photoshop graphics software on a            1 Credit.            2 Periods.
                                                                                                    troubleshoot a Linux-based workstation
computer. Basic foundation course in the use      Specific topics include getting started with
                                                                                                    including basic network functions. Learn
of electronic techniques to select, manipulate,   Mac OS; working with disks, folders, and files;
                                                                                                    basic command line and Graphical User
and edit images, work with masks, channels        installing and using applications; setting
                                                                                                    Interface (GUI) desktop environment utilities
and layers; combine raster and vector             system preferences; printing, faxing, and
                                                                                                    and applications. Prerequisites: CIS126BL or
graphics; print in color, manage color, and       scanning; getting and living online; using
                                                                                                    Permission of Instructor.
create graphics for the web. Prerequisites:       iLife; sharing a Mac with other users; creating
None.                                             a home network; and maintaining the Mac.
                                                  Prerequisites: None.


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                                    Course Descriptions
CIS126DA                                        javascript	 as	 well	 as	 design	 principles	 and	   CIS151
unIX Operating System                           typography. Prerequisites: CIS133BA.                 Computer Game Development
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                                                                       -Level I
Use of a UNIX operating system including
                                                CIS133DA
                                                                                                     3 Credits.          4 Periods.
system components, built-in commands, files,    Internet/Web Development Level I
                                                                                                     Introduction	 to	 object-oriented	 game	
and directories, editors, and UNIX shell and    3 Credits.         4 Periods.
                                                                                                     development, game design, and game
command lines. Installation, configuration,     Overview of the Internet/WWW and its
                                                                                                     theor y. Use of computer software to
and maintenance of a UNIX operating system.     resources. Hands-on experience with various
                                                                                                     demonstrate and teach concepts using an
Create scripts and batch files, and maintain    Internet/WWW communication, resource
                                                                                                     appropriate game development platform
system communications. Prerequisites: None.     discovery, and information retrieval tools.
                                                                                                     to model real-time simulations and create
                                                Web page development also included.
                                                                                                     computer	 games	 using	 object	 oriented	
                                                Prerequisites: None.
CIS126DL                                                                                             tools. Introduction to developing PC games,
                                                                                                     educational software, and training software
Linux Operating System                          CIS138DA                                             using	 windows	 based	 object	 oriented	
3 Credits.          4 Periods.
Introduction to the Linux Operating system.
                                                Desktop Design and Publishing                        developments tools. Prerequisite: CIS105 or
Develop knowledge and skills required to        using Adobe InDesign                                 permission of instructor.
install, configure and troubleshoot a Linux-    3 Credits.          4 Periods.
based workstation including basic network       Use of Adobe InDesign to compose and                 CIS159
functions. Learn basic command line and         print textual and graphic materials of high          Visual Basic Programming I
Graphical User Interface (GUI) desktop          quality. Includes word processing of copy,           3 Credits.        4 Periods.
environment utilities and applications.         use of graphics programs, layout of design           Use of the Visual Basic programming
Fundamental abilities to achieve the            elements, printing alternatives, and file            language to solve problems using suitable
entry-level industry certification covered.     formats. Prerequisites: CIS105, or BPC110, or        examples from business or other disciplines.
Prerequisites: None.                            permission of Instructor.                            Prerequisites: CIS105 or permission of
                                                                                                     instructor.
CIS127DL                                        CIS140
Linux utilities                                 Survey of Multimedia Technology                      CIS162
3 Credits.        4 Periods.                    2 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                                                                     C Programming I
Introduces Linux Command Line Utilities.        Introduction to multimedia technology and
                                                                                                     3 Credits.          4 Periods.
Develops entr y level knowledge and             its uses. Overview of the various hardware and
                                                                                                     Beginning C programming. Includes features
skills required for basic Linux system          software used in developing and delivering
                                                                                                     needed to construct programs, functions,
administration. Includes basic command          multimedia. Emphasis on how multimedia is
                                                                                                     pointers, input and output options, data
line environment utilities and applications.    used in education and training. Provides a
                                                                                                     types, structures, and unions, and disk
Provides fundamental skills needed to pursue    basic understanding of the process used to
                                                                                                     file operations. Prerequisites: CIS105 or
advanced Linux concepts. Prerequisites:         define and develop multimedia applications.
                                                                                                     permission of instructor.
CIS126DA, or CIS126DL, or permission of         Prerequisites: CIS105, or permission of
instructor.                                     instructor. Cross-reference: MMT140.
                                                                                                     CIS162AB
CIS133AA                                        CIS150                                               C++: Level I
                                                                                                     3 Credits.          4 Periods.
Internet/Web Development Level I-A              Programming Fundamentals                             Introduction to C++ programming
1 Credit.         2 Periods.                    3 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                                                                     including general concepts, program
Overview of the Internet and its resources.     Structured program design and logic tools.
                                                                                                     design, development, data types, operators,
Hands-on experience with various Internet       Use of computer problems to demonstrate
                                                                                                     expressions, flow control, functions, classes,
communication tools. Prerequisites: None.       and teach concepts using appropriate
                                                                                                     input and output operations, debugging,
                                                programming language. Prerequisites: CIS105
                                                                                                     structured	 programming,	 and	 object-
                                                or permission of instructor.
CIS133BA                                                                                             oriented programming. Prerequisites: CIS105,
Internet/Web Development: Level I -B                                                                 or permission of instructor.
1 Credit.           1 Period.                   CIS150AB
Exploration of additional Internet resources.   Object-Oriented Programming                          CIS162AC
Hands-on experience with a variety of           Fundamentals                                         Visual C++: Level I
resource discovery and information retrieval    3 Credits.         4 Periods.                        3 Credits.          4 Periods.
tools as well as enhancement of Web pages.      Structured	 and	 Object-Oriented	 design	            Introduction to Visual C++ programming
Prerequisites: CIS133AA.                        and logic tools. Use of computer problems            including general concepts, program
                                                to demonstrate and teach concepts using              design, development, data types, operators,
CIS133CA                                        an appropriate programming language.                 expressions, flow control, functions, classes,
                                                Prerequisites: CIS105 or permission of               input and output operations, debugging,
Internet/Web Development: Level I - C
                                                instructor.                                          structured	 programming,	 and	 object-
1 Credit.         1 Period.
Web site development using the enhancement                                                           oriented programming. Prerequisites: CIS105
codes. Includes frames, style sheets and                                                             or permission of Instructor.

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CIS162AD                                              CIS166AB                                         CIS181
C#: Level I                                           Web Scripting with Perl/CGI                      IBM Mainframe Z OS - Level I
3 Credits.            4 Periods.                      3 Credits.           4 Periods.                  3 Credits.           4 Periods.
Introduction to C# programming including              Introduction to basic server-side programming    Fundamental knowledge and skills to begin
g e n e ra l co n ce p t s, p ro gra m d e s i gn ,   using the common gateway interface (CGI)         using the basic functions of a mainframe
development, data types, operators,                   with the Perl programming language. Covers       computer. User interfaces of the z/OS
expressions, flow control, functions, classes,        basic form development programming logic,        mainframe operating system and the role of
input and output operations, debugging,               Structured Query Language (SQL) and the Perl     mainframes in today’s business world. Tools,
structured	 programming,	 and	 object-                Database Interface (DBI) and CGI modules.        utilities and processes for developing a simple
oriented programming. Prerequisites: CIS105,          Prerequisites: CIS133CA or CIS133DA or           program to run on z/OS. Prerequisites: CIS105
or permission of instructor.                          permission of instructor.                        and CIS150, or permission of instructor.

CIS163AA                                              CIS166AC                                         CIS190
Java Programming: Level I                             Web Scripting with Active Server                 Introduction to Local Area
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                        Pages (ASP).nET                                  networks
Introduction to Java programming. Includes            3 Credits.           4 Periods.                  3 Credits.          4 Periods.
features needed to construct Java Applets,            Introduction to web scripting using              Overview of local area networks. Emphasis on
Java Applications, control structures,                Microsoft’s ASP.Net (Active Server Pages). Web   the elements of a local area network, current
methods, arrays, character and string                 application development using Hypertext          issues and products, and use of a local area
manipulation,	graphics,	and	object-oriented	          Markup Language (HTML), ASP.Net Web              network. Includes terminology, hardware and
programming. Prerequisites: CIS105, or                Forms, programming logic, and Structured         software components, connectivity, resource
permission of instructor.                             Query Language (SQL). Prerequisites:             monitoring and sharing, electronic mail and
                                                      ((CIS133CA or CIS133DA) and (CIS159 or           messaging, and security issues. Prerequisites:
CIS165                                                CIS162AD)) or permission of instructor.          CIS105 or permission of instructor.
Introduction to iPhone Application
Programming                                           CIS166AD                                         CIS197
3 Credits.            4 Periods.                      Web Scripting with Java Server                   VMware ESXI Server Enterprise
Introduction to iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch                                                                 4 Credits.             6 Periods.
                                                      Pages (JSP)
programming utilizing the application XCode,                                                           Introduction to VMware ESXI server in
                                                      3 Credits.         4 Periods.
and	the	programming	language	Objective-C	                                                              the enterprise. Covers many aspects of
                                                      Introduction to web scripting using JSP (Java
with Cocoa Touch frameworks. Understand                                                                virtualization for VMware ESXI server
                                                      Server Pages). Web application development
iPhone hardware and feature basics. Go                                                                 administration. Develop knowledge and skills
                                                      using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML),
through entire design process from concept                                                             required to install, configure and troubleshoot
                                                      JSP, programming logic, and Structured Query
to final product delivery. Prerequisites: CIS150,                                                      a VMware ESXI Server including basic network
                                                      Language (SQL). Prerequisites: (CIS133CA or
or CIS150AB, or CIS162AC, or permission of                                                             functions. Learn basic command line and
                                                      CIS133DA) and CIS163AA or permission of
Instructor.                                                                                            Management User Interface (MUI) using
                                                      instructor.
                                                                                                       VMware vSphere Client. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                       (CIS126DL or MST150(any module)) and
CIS166                                                CIS166AE
                                                                                                       (CIS190 or MST140 or CNT140) or permission
Web Scripting/Programming                             Web Scripting with PHP: Hypertext                of Instructor.
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                        Preprocessor (PHP)
Software development for Web sites, including         3 Credits.          4 Periods.
client-side script and Common Gateway
                                                                                                       CIS214DE
                                                      Introduction to web scripting with PHP (PHP:
Interface (CGI) scripting. Covers Web-based           Hypertext Preprocessor). Web application
                                                                                                       Advanced Excel Spreadsheet: Level II
transaction processing and use of databases                                                            3 Credits.          5 Periods.
                                                      development using Hypertext Markup
in	conjunction	with	the	Web.	Includes	security	                                                        Advanced Excel spreadsheet features
                                                      Language (HTML), PHP, programming logic,
issues. Prerequisites: CIS133CA or CIS133DA                                                            including formatting techniques, macros
                                                      and Structured Query Language (SQL).
or permission of instructor.                                                                           and Visual Basic for applications. Templates,
                                                      Prerequisites: CIS133CA or CIS133DA or
                                                                                                       built-in functions and lists as well as analysis
                                                      permission of instructor.
                                                                                                       tools including Pivot Tables and Goal Seek
CIS166AA                                                                                               covered. Import and export data, workgroup
Introduction to JavaScripting                         CIS166AF                                         collaboration and Internet features of Excel
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                        Web Scripting with Python                        emphasized. Prerequisites: CIS114DE or
Introduction to basic JavaScript programming          3 Credits.          4 Periods.                   permission of instructor.
concepts including syntax. Covers Hypertext           Introduction to web scripting with Python.
Markup Language (HTML), programming                   Web application development using HTML,
logic and debugging, as well as forms                 Python and Structured Query Language
manipulation and animation. Prerequisites:            (SQL). Prerequisites: CIS133CA or CIS133DA
CIS133CA or CIS133DA or permission of                 or permission of instructor.
instructor.


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CIS217AM                                           CIS225AB                                                 CIS235
Advanced M icrosof t Access:                       Object-Oriented Analysis and                             e-Commerce
Database Management                                Design                                                   3 Credits.          4 Periods.
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                     3 Credits.           3 Periods.                          Introduction to Electronic Commerce on the
Advanced database concepts including               Methodologies and notations for fundamental              Internet. Designing an electronic storefront
database design, primary and secondary key         object-oriented	analysis	and	design	including	           including web page content and development,
selection and relationships between tables.        use	 cases,	 objects,	 classes,	 stereotypes,	           e-commerce site marketing, advertisement,
Queries, sub forms, macros, events, Visual         and	 relationships.	 Object-oriented	 iterative	         legal and security considerations, credit
Basic modules and Access Internet features         process for system development. A                        card and other debit transaction covered.
also covered. Prerequisites: CIS117DM or           continuous application development exercise              Also includes current issues in e-commerce.
CIS117CM.                                          for applying the analysis and design concepts.           Prerequisites: CIS133CA, or CIS133DA, or
                                                   Prerequisites: Any program language, or                  permission of instructor.
CIS220DF                                           permission of instructor.
Advanced PhotoShop                                                                                          CIS238
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                     CIS226AL                                                 Advanced unIX                              System
Goes beyond the basic use of palettes,             Internet/Intranet Server                                 Administration
selections, layers, menus, and tool options,                                                                3 Credits.                 4 Periods.
                                                   Administration-Linux
and focuses on using Photoshop software’s                                                                   System administration tasks using one
                                                   3 Credits.         4 Periods.
advanced features to manipulate and correct                                                                 or more versions of UNIX. Topics include:
                                                   Configuration and management of internet/
digital and digitally produced images.                                                                      installing the operation system, configuring
                                                   intranet services, including the Apache
Prerequisites: (CIS120AF, CIS120BF and                                                                      p e r i p h e r a l s , s e c u r i t y, m o n i t o r i n g
                                                   web server, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
CIS120CF) or CIS120DF, or permission of                                                                     system performance, networking, and
                                                   servers (SMTP), Structured Query Language
instructor.                                                                                                 troubleshooting. Prerequisites: CIS126DA, or
                                                   (SQL server), File Transfer Protocol (FTP),
                                                                                                            permission of instructor.
                                                   Network Time Protocol (NTP), and other
CIS221AB                                           network services used in home and small
Microsoft Power Shell                              business environments. Covers basic security             CIS238DL
                                                   configuration and testing. Prerequisites:                Linux System Administration
1 Credit.           2 Periods.
                                                   CIS126 (any module) or permission of                     3 Credits.         4 Periods.
Microsoft Power Shell (PS) is used to aid
                                                   Instructor.                                              Managing Linux Operating Systems including
system administrators of Microsoft Network
Operating Systems (NOS) in automating                                                                       sophisticated manipulation of file structures,
many administrative tasks through shell script     CIS233DA                                                 backup systems, printing processes,
automation. Prerequisites: BPC/CIS121AB or         Internet/Web Development Level II                        troubleshooting, user account management,
permission of Instructor.                          3 Credits.              4 Periods.                       hard disk maintenance and configuration,
                                                   Design and create pages on the World Wide                process monitoring and prioritizing, kernel
                                                   Web with a variety of markup languages,                  customization, and system resource control.
CIS224                                                                                                      Preparation for industry certifications such
                                                   programming languages, scripts, and
Project Management Microsoft                       multimedia. Hands-on experience authoring                as the SAIR/GNU LCP and LCA certificates,
Project for Windows                                and preparing sophisticated web documents.               CompTIA’s Linux+, RHCT, RHCE, and LPIC.
3 Credits.           4 Periods.                    Exploration of best practices/issues for web             Prerequisites: CIS126AL, CIS126BL and
Introduction	 to	 project	 management	             design and publishing and careers in web                 CIS126CL; or CIS126DL or Permission of
concepts	 while	 working	 with	 MS	 Project	       development and e-commerce. Prerequisites:               Instructor
to	 solve	 complex	 project	 management	           B P C / C I S 1 3 3 C A o r B P C / C I S 1 3 3 DA o r
networks, including creating Gantt and PERT        permission of instructor.                                CIS239DL
charts,	tracking	project	progress,	planning	for	
                                                                                                            Linux Shell Scripting
restrictions,	and	integrating	MS	Project	with	
other software packages such as Excel, Word,
                                                   CIS234                                                   3 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                   XML Application Development                              Linux Shell Scripting syntax and methods
Powerpoint, and ccMail. Prerequisites: None.
                                                   3 Credits.          4 Periods.                           including the automation of system tasks as
                                                                                                            well as interpreted user-level programming.
CIS225                                             The use of Extensible Markup Language
                                                   (The use of Extensible Markup Language                   Course includes the Linux Borne Again
Business Systems Analysis and                                                                               Shell (BASH) as well as a variety of industry
                                                   (XML) to make documents smarter, simplify
Design                                             Web automation, and to communicate                       competitors. Prerequisites: CIS238DL or
3 Credits.       3 Periods.                                                                                 permission of instructor.
                                                   between databases, both within and between
Investigation, analysis, design,
                                                   corporations. Includes techniques for XML
implementation and evaluation of business
                                                   generation, data extraction and sharing, and
computer systems. Prerequisites: Any
                                                   transformation and managing of XML files.
programming language or permission of
                                                   Prerequisites: CIS133CA or CIS133DA, or
Instructor.
                                                   permission of the Instructor.




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                                     Course Descriptions
CIS240                                            CIS251                                                       debugging techniques. Prerequisites:
Local Area network Planning and                   Computer Game Development -Level II                          CIS162AC, or permission of instructor
Design                                            3 Credits.              4 Periods.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    A d v a n c e d 	 o b j e c t - o r i e n t e d 	 g a m e	   CIS263AA
Analysis of the needs and requirements for a      development, advanced game design,                           Java Progamming: Level II
local area network (LAN). Emphasis on basic       and advanced game theory. Use of game                        3 Credits.           4 Periods.
systems analysis and design for a local area      development software tools to demonstrate                    Intermediate Java programming. Includes
network, selection of appropriate hardware        advanced concepts for modeling real-time                     features	needed	to	construct	object-oriented	
and software components. Includes current         simulations and creating computer games                      programming, multithreading, multimedia,
and future issues, needs analysis, cost           using	 object	 oriented	 development	 tools.	                files, streams and data structure. Prerequisites:
estimation, selection of connectivity and         In depth coverage of game programming                        CIS163AA or permission of the instructor.
network components, and issues relating to        (scripting) techniques, and decision
access, security, and support. Prerequisites:     logic	 using	 object	 oriented	 techniques.	
CIS190, or MST140, or permission of instructor.   Prerequisites: CIS151 or permission of                       CIS270
                                                  instructor.                                                  Essentials of network and
CIS240DL                                                                                                       Information Security
Linux network Administration                      CIS259                                                       3 Credits.           4 Periods.
                                                  Visual Basic Progamming II                                   Threats to security of information systems;
3 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                  3 Credits.           4 Periods.                              responsibilities and basic tools for information
In depth networking based on Linux servers
                                                  Use of the Visual Basic programming language                 security, including communication security,
and the Transmission Control Protocol/
                                                  to identify and solve advanced problems                      infrastructure security, organizational security
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) protocol suite.
                                                  using suitable examples from business or                     and basic cryptography. Introduction to the
Integrating Linux servers and workstations
                                                  other disciplines. Prerequisites: CIS159 or                  language of network security and hardware,
into a network environment with multi-
                                                  permission of instructor.                                    software and firmware components of
platform network operating systems
                                                                                                               an information security system for local,
including a variety of open-standard and
                                                                                                               metropolitan, enterprise, and wide area
proprietary protocols. Preparation for industry   CIS262                                                       networks. Helps prepare participants
certifications such as the SAIR/GNU LCP and
                                                  C Programming II                                             for the Comptia Security+ exam and the
LCA certificates, CompTIA’s Linux+, RHCT,
                                                  3 Credits.          4 Periods.                               GIAC Security Essentials Certificate (GSEC).
RHCE, and LPIC. Prerequisites: CIS126AL,
                                                  Advanced level C programming. Programming                    Prerequisites: CNT150, or (MST150 or MST150
CIS126BL and CIS126CL; or CIS126DL or
                                                  with emphasis on data management, dynamic                    any module), or permission of instructor.
instructor approval.
                                                  allocation, varied memory models, interfacing
                                                  with the operating system, efficiency,
CIS241DL                                                                                                       CIS271DL
                                                  and advanced debugging techniques.
Apache Web Server Administration                  Prerequisites: CIS162, or permission of                      Linux Security
                                                  instructor.                                                  3 Credits.            4 Periods.
(Linux/unix)                                                                                                   Implementing in-depth security methods
3 Credits.           4 Periods.
                                                                                                               and techniques in a Linux-based network
Knowledge and skills to install, configure        CIS262AB                                                     environment. Utilize programs, utilities
and securely manage a Linux/Unix Apache
                                                  C++: Level II                                                and configuration techniques to provide
web server in an Open Source Environment.
                                                  3 Credits.         4 Periods.                                user-level, file system, and network security.
Securely incorporates Common Gateway
                                                  Advanced level C++ programming with                          Gain knowledge in a variety of security
Interface (CGI) handlers, Secure Socket Layer
                                                  emphasis on arrays, data management,                         cracking techniques and how to guard
(SSL), dynamic content, and customization
                                                  dynamic	 memor y	 allocation,	 object-                       against them. In all aspects of security, the
of the Apache web server with add-in
                                                  oriented programming concepts, input/                        standard of practicing professional ethics
modules. Preparation for entry-level
                                                  output operations, libraries, and debugging                  seriously emphasized.Preparation for industry
industry certification exams will be covered.
                                                  techniques. Includes overview of other                       certifications such as the SAIR/GNU LCP and
Prerequisites: CIS266AA, or CIS226AL, or
                                                  advanced applications of C++. Prerequisites:                 LCA certificates,CompTIA’s Linux+, RHCT,
CIS238DL, or permission of instructor.
                                                  CIS162AB or permission of Instructor.                        RHCE, and LPIC. Prerequisites: CIS240DL or
                                                                                                               Permission of Instructor.
CIS250
                                                  CIS262AC
Management Information Systems                                                                                 CIS274DL
3 Credits.          4 Periods.                    Visual C++: Level II
The study of business information systems         3 Credits.          4 Periods.                               Linux Enterprise network Security
                                                  Advanced-level C programming.                                3 Credit.            4 Periods.
and its management, communication,
                                                  Programming with emphasis on data                            Develop knowledge and skills to configure
e-business strategies, emerging technologies,
                                                  management, dynamic allocation, varied                       and securely manage a Linux enterprise
database	concepts,	and	project	management.	
                                                  memory models, interfacing with the                          network environment. Utilize applications,
Overview of systems analysis and design.
                                                  operating	 system,	 efficiency,	 and	 advanced	              utilities, and Linux Kernel modules to install
Learn about the competitive and strategic
                                                                                                               and configure Linux Enterprise Networking
uses of information systems and how they
                                                                                                               ser vices. Prerequisites: CIS271DL or
are transforming organizations and their
                                                                                                               permission of instructor.
management. Prerequisites: CIS105.
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CIS275DL                                           CIS290AA                                           to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	
Linux Capstone                                     Computer Information Systems                       Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve
3 Credits.             4 Periods.                                                                     (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point
                                                   Internship                                         average, and be able to obtain a position
The Linux Capstone course aggregates the           1 Credit.          6 Periods.
skills, knowledge, communication, and                                                                 related to student’s academic or career
                                                   Work experience in business or industry.           goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	
critical thinking skills from the Linux Program.   Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
This course is to emulate a production                                                                permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must
environment that prepares students to work                                                            be concurrently enrolled in at least one class
as a Linux Systems Administrator. The course       CIS290AB Computer Information                      which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	
helps to prepare students for Linux Industry       Systems Internship                                 interest or with permission of the instructor.
certification exams. Prerequisites: CIS271DL       2 Credits.         12 Periods.
or permission of Instructor.                       Work experience in business or industry.           CIS296WD
                                                   Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.           Cooperative Education
CIS276DA                                                                                              4 Credits.            20 Periods.
MySQL Database                                     CIS290AC Computer Information                      Work-college experiences that involve
3 Credit.            4 Periods.                    Systems Interships                                 the combined efforts of educators and
A broad overview of the MySQL database.            3 Credits.         18 Periods.                     employers to accomplish an outcome related
Includes Structured Quer y Language                Work experience in business or industry.           to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	
(SQL) instruction for data definition, data        Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.           Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve
manipulation, and data retrieval. Develops                                                            (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point
knowledge and skills required to install                                                              average, and be able to obtain a position
                                                   CIS296WA                                           related to student’s academic or career
MySQL, model and create new databases,
manage users, authentication, and stored           Cooperative Education                              goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	
procedures, and develop backup/restore             1 Credit.             5 Periods.                   permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must
strategies. Prerequisites: CIS105 or permission    Work-college experiences that involve              be concurrently enrolled in at least one class
of Instructor.                                     the combined efforts of educators and              which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	
                                                   employers to accomplish an outcome related         interest or with permission of the instructor.
                                                   to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	
CIS280                                             Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve
Current Topics in Computing                                                                           CIS298AA
                                                   (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point
3 Credit.          4 Periods.                      average, and be able to obtain a position          Special Projects
Critical inquir y of current topics in             related to student’s academic or career            1 Credits.           1 Periods.
computing. Application of industry trends          goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	     Organized and tailored around the interests
to solve problems and/or investigate issues.       permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must       and needs of the individual student. Structured
Prerequisites: None.                               be concurrently enrolled in at least one class     to provide an atmosphere of individualized
                                                   which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	     research and study paralleled by professional
                                                   interest or with permission of the instructor.     expertise and guidance. Professional-type
CIS281                                                                                                facilities and equipment are made available
IBM Mainframe Z OS - Level II                                                                         for student use. Allows the best aspects
3 Credit.          4 Periods.                      CIS296WB                                           of independent study and individualized
Examines	 the	 major	 categories	 of	 z/OS	        Cooperative Education                              learning to be combined to maximize student
mainframe operating system interactive             2 Credits.            10 Periods.                  development. Prerequisites: Permission of
workloads such as transaction processing,          Work-college experiences that involve              Program of Director or instructor.
database management and web-serving.               the combined efforts of educators and
Introduces z/OS system programming                 employers to accomplish an outcome related
concepts including system libraries, security
                                                                                                      CIS298AB
                                                   to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	
and network communications. Prerequisites:         Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve       Special Projects
CIS181, or permission of instructor.               (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point      2 Credits.           2 Periods.
                                                   average, and be able to obtain a position          Organized and tailored around the interests
                                                   related to student’s academic or career            and needs of the individual student. Structured
CIS282AB                                                                                              to provide an atmosphere of individualized
                                                   goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	
Vo l u nte e r i s m fo r Co m p u te r                                                               research and study paralleled by professional
                                                   permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must
Information Systems: A Service                     be concurrently enrolled in at least one class     expertise and guidance. Professional-type
Learning Experience                                which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	     facilities and equipment available for student
2 Credits.           2 Periods.                    interest or with permission of the instructor.     use. Allows the best aspects of independent
Service learning field experience within                                                              study and individualized learning to be
private/public agencies, educational                                                                  combined to maximize student development.
                                                   CIS296WC                                           Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
institution, and citizen volunteer groups.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Course    Cooperative Education                              or instructor.
Notes: CIS282AB may be repeated for a              3 Credits.        15 Periods.
total of six (6) CIS282 credit hours. Standard     Work-college experiences that involve
grading available according to procedures          the combined efforts of educators and
outlined in catalog.                               employers to accomplish an outcome related
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CIS298AC                                          fundamental algorithms and techniques and        CSC230
Special Projects                                  computer system concepts. Social and ethical     Computer Organization and
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   responsibilities. Intended for Computer
                                                  Science and Computer Systems Engineering         Assembly Language
Organized and tailored around the interests                                                        4 Credits.                5 Periods.
and needs of the individual student. Structured   Majors.	 Prerequisites:	 MAT120	 or	 MAT121	
                                                                                                   Assembly language programming including
to provide an atmosphere of individualized        orMAT122.
                                                                                                   input/output (I/O) programming and
research and study paralleled by professional                                                      exception/interrupt handling. Register-
expertise and guidance. Professional-type         CSC110AB                                         level computer organization, I/O interfaces,
facilities and equipment available for student    Introduction to Computer Science                 a s s e m b l e r s , a n d l i n k e r s . Pr o c e s s o r
use. Allows the best aspects of independent       (Java)                                           organization and design, data path, control,
study and individualized learning to be                                                            pipelining, and input/output. Memory
                                                  4 Credits.          4 Periods.
combined to maximize student development.         Concepts of problem solving, structured          organization with cache and virtual memory.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director                                                      Prerequisites: [(CSC100 or CSC110) and CSC/
                                                  and	 object-oriented	 programming	 in	 Java,	
or instructor.                                                                                     EEE120], or permission of instructor. Cross-
                                                  fundamental algorithms and techniques and
                                                  computer system concepts. Social and ethical     References: EEE230
     Computer Science                             responsibilities. Intended for Computer
                                                  Science and Computer Systems Engineering
                                                  Majors.	 Prerequisites:	 MAT120,	 or	 MAT121,	
                                                                                                                Construction
CSC100                                            or MAT122.
Introduction to Computer Science                                                                   CnS175
(C++)                                             CSC120                                           Wo r k i n g D raw i n g A n a l ys i s :
3 Credits.         3 Periods
                                                  Digital Design Fundamentals                      Blueprint Reading
Concepts of problem solving, structured                                                            3 Credit.          3 Period.
                                                  4 Credits.           6 Periods.
programming in C++, fundamental algorithms                                                         Detailed analysis and interpretation of
                                                  Number systems, conversion methods,
and techniques, and computer system                                                                construction drawings (blueprint reading);
                                                  binar y and complement arithmetic,
concepts. Social and ethical responsibilities.                                                     interpretation of symbols, annotations,
                                                  Boolean switching algebra and circuit
Intended	 for	 majors	 other	 than	 Computer	                                                      conventions, terms of trade; and
                                                  minimization techniques. Analysis and design
Science. Prerequisites: MAT120, or MAT121,                                                         understanding of drawing, dimensioning,
                                                  of combinational logic, flip-flops, simple
or MAT122.                                                                                         plan organization, and specifications.
                                                  counters, registers, ROMs, PLDs, synchronous
                                                                                                   Prerequisites: None.
                                                  and asynchronous sequential circuits, and
CSC100AA                                          state reduction techniques. Building physical
Introduction to Computer Science                  circuits. Prerequisites: CSC100, or CSC110, or   CnS282AC
(C++)                                             CSC181, or ELE181, or NET181, or equivalent,     Volunteerism for Construction: A
3 Credits.         4 Periods.                     or permission of Instructor. Cross-References:   Service Learning Experience
Concepts of problem solving, structured           EEE120                                           3 Credits.        3 Periods.
programming in C++, fundamental algorithms                                                         Service-learning field experience within
and techniques, and computer system               CSC205                                           pr ivate/public agencies and citizen
concepts. Social and ethical responsibilities.              CSC2205                                volunteer groups. Prerequisites: permission
Intended	 for	 majors	 other	 than	 Computer	                                                      of department. Course Note:May not repeat
Science. Prerequisites: MAT120, or MAT121,
                                                  Object Oriented Programming and
                                                                                                   specific assignment for more than three (3)
or MAT122.                                        Data Structures                                  credit hours. Standard grading available
                                                  3 Credits.          3 Periods.                   according to procedures outlined in college
                                                  Covers	 Objec t- Or iented	 design	 and	         catalog.
CSC100AB                                          programming; elementary data structures;
Introduction to Computer Science                  arrays; lists; stacks; queues; binary trees;
(C++)                                             recursion; searching and sorting algorithms.     CnS290AC
4 Credits.         4 Periods.                     Prerequisites: CSC110, or permission of          Construction Internship
Concepts of problem solving, structured           Instructor.                                      3 Credit.           15 Period.
programming in C++, fundamental algorithms                                                         Construc tion inter nship office/field
and techniques, and computer system               CSC205AB                                         experience with private / public agencies
concepts. Social and ethical responsibilities.                                                     or citizen volunteer groups. Prerequisites:
Intended	 for	 majors	 other	 than	 Computer	     Object Oriented Programming and                  CNS282, or permission of department. Course
Science. Prerequisites: MAT120, or MAT121,        Data Structures                                  Note: May not repeat specific assignment for
or MAT122.                                        4 Credits.          4 Periods.                   more than (3) credit hours. Standard grading
                                                  Covers	 Objec t- Or iented	 design	 and	         available according to procedures outlined
                                                  programming; elementary data structures;         in college catalog.
CSC110                                            arrays; lists; stacks; queues; binary trees;
Introduction to Computer Science                  recursion; searching and sorting algorithms.
(Java)                                            Prerequisites: CSC110, or permission of
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     Instructor.
Concepts of problem solving, structured
and	 object-oriented	 programming	 in	 Java,	
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CSn296WC                                           includes current occupational information,        CRW150
Cooperative Education                              specific	tools	for	researching	the	job	market	    Introduction to Creative Writing
3 Credits.           15 Periods.                   and acquiring employment. Prerequisites:          3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Work-college experiences that involve              None.                                             Introduces the student to elements and
the combined efforts of educators and                                                                techniques of creative writing in a variety of
employers to accomplish an outcome related         CPD150                                            genres; teaches terminology and concepts
to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	   Strategies for College Success                    needed for successful participation in writing
Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve       3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    workshops; facilitates writing practice and
(12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade            Focus on increasing student success through       evaluation; offers individual guidance on
point average, and ability to obtain a position    the college orientation and personal growth,      the student’s development as a writer.
related to student’s academic or career            study skills development, and educational         Prerequisites: None.
goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	     and career planning. Prerequisites: None.
permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must       Cross-reference: AAA150.                          CRW155
be concurrently enrolled in at least one class
                                                                                                     Bilingual Creative Writing
which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	     CPD150AA                                          3 Credits.         3 Periods.
interest or with permission of instructor.         College Orientation & Personal                    Introduction to bilingual creative writing.
                                                   Growth                                            Examines the elements of writing bilingual
CnS298AC                                           1 Credit.         1 Period.                       literature, including authorial voice and
Special Projects                                   Emphasis on increasing student success            aesthetic, and the role of culture, ethnicity,
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    through college orientation, identification       and dialect. Writing, analysis, evaluation,
Organized and tailored around the interests        of learning style and the use of time             and revision of creative writing generated
and needs of the individual student. Structured    management, goal-setting, and interpersonal       from a bilingual/bicultural perspective.
to provide an atmosphere of individualized         communication strategies. Prerequisites:          Prerequisites: None
research and study paralleled by professional      None. Cross-References: AAA150AA
expertise and guidance. Professional-type
                                                                                                     CRW160
facilities and equipment available for student     CPD150AC                                          Introduction to Writing Poetry
use. Allows the best aspects of independent        Educational & Career Planning
study and individualized learning to be                                                              3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                   1 Credit.        1 Period.                        Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing;
combined to maximize student development.          Emphasis on increasing student success
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director                                                        analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and
                                                   through educational and career planning.          revising to practice manipulating various
or Instructor.                                     Prerequisites: None. Cross-Reference:             elements of poetry, critique one’s own and
                                                   AAA150AC.                                         the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio
    Counseling &                                                                                     of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites:
Personal Development                               CPD298AA                                          None. CRW150 recommended but not
                                                   Special Projects                                  required.

CPD100                                             1 Credit.            1 Period.
Orientation for Student
                                                   Organized and tailored around the interests       CRW170
                                                   and needs of the individual student. Structured   Introduction to Writing Fiction
Development                                        to provide an atmosphere of individualized        3 Credits.            3 Periods.
1 Credit.             1 Period.                    research and study paralleled by professional     Practice in writing fiction through a process of
Offered to orient new students to college life.    expertise and guidance. Professional-type         prewriting (invention and discovery), writing,
Emphasis on assessing students’ academic           facilities and equipment available for student    analysis and evaluation (in workshop), and
potential, facilitating curricular advisement      use. Allows the best aspects of independent       revision; practice in manipulating various
and registration procedures, learning              study and individualized learning to be           elements and forms of fiction; production of
academic survival skills, and becoming aware       combined to maximize student development.         marketable quality short fiction. Prerequisites:
of all services available to students on campus    Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director     None. CRW150 recommended but not
and in the community. Prerequisites: None.         or instructor.                                    required.

CPD104                                                    Creative Writing                           CRW172
Career and Personal Development
3 Credits.        3 Periods.
                                                                                                     Introduction to Comic Book Writing
An overview of the process of career/
                                                   CRW120                                            3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                   Introduction to Writing Children’s                Introduction to elements and techniques
life planning through self-awareness
                                                                                                     of comic book writing in its specific form;
and understanding. Focus on specific               Literature
                                                                                                     teaches terminology and concepts needed
skill development such as dealing with             3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                                                                     for the successful participation in writing
change, decision making, goal setting              Overview of writing children’s literature.
                                                                                                     workshops; focuses on proposal outline,
and understanding lifestyles. Provides             Emphasis on genres and standards for quality.
                                                                                                     planning, structure facilitates writing practice
opportunity to evaluate interests, skills and      Development of techniques in reading,
                                                                                                     (including character study) and evaluation;
values. Emphasis on the development of a           evaluating, writing, revising, and editing
comprehensive career search process which          literature written for children. Prerequisites:
                                                   None. ENH291 suggested but not required.
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                                      Course Descriptions
offers individual suggestions in the student’s     CRW203                                              fiction through intensive workshopping.
development in this genre. Prerequisites:          Dialogue                                            Prerequisites: CRW170 or permission of
None.                                              3 Credits.           3 Periods.                     instructor.
                                                   Studio course focusing on writing dialogue in a
CRW180                                             variety of genres; prewriting, writing, analysis,   CRW271
Introduction to Writing nonfiction                 evaluation, and writing of monologue and            Topics in Writing: Fiction
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                      dialogue in various formats. Prerequisites:         3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Practice in writing creative nonfiction,           CRW150 or permission of instructor.                 Analysis, writing, and revision of genre or
including autobiography and biography, the                                                             element within fiction. Prerequisites: CRW150
essay, reviews, and humor using a process          CRW204                                              or permission of instructor.
of invention and discovery, writing, analysis,     Journaling
evaluation, and revision. Combines lecture,
discussion, and workshop, leading to the
                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.                      CRW272
                                                   Studio	 course	 focusing	 on	 journal	 writing.	
production of marketable quality creative                                                              Planning and Structuring the
                                                   Prerequisites: CRW150 or permission of
nonfiction. Prerequisites: None. CRW150            instructor.                                         novel
recommended but not required.                                                                          3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                       Focus on planning, structuring, and
                                                   CRW220                                              beginning a novel; prewriting, writing,
CRW190
                                                   Intermediate Writing Children’s                     analysis, evaluation, and revision of novel
Introduction to Screenwriting
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                      Literature                                          plans and excerpts. Prerequisites: CRW150 or
                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.                     permission of instructor.
Over view of screenwriting elements;
                                                   Application of techniques in writing literature
introduction to screenwriting techniques.
Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended            for children. Emphasis on independent               CRW273
                                                   writing, self-evaluation, and revision. Includes
but not required.                                                                                      Writing the novel
                                                   completion	 of	 a	 major	 writing	 project	 of	     3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                   marketable quality. Prerequisites: CRW120,
CRW200                                                                                                 Provides the beginning novelist with
                                                   or permission of instructor.                        structure, support, and guidance vital to
Readings for Writers                                                                                   sustained writing; focus on establishing goals
1 Credit.            1 Period.                     CRW251                                              and using critique sessions with instructor
Close analysis and interpretation of selected
literary texts designed to strengthen the
                                                   Topics in Creative Writing                          and peers to draft a novel; open- and topic-
                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.                     focused in-class forums, novel writing,
students’ own writing by extending their
                                                   Analysis, writing, and revision focused on a        peer and instructor critiques. Prerequisites:
familiarity with the genre in which they write
                                                   selected element applicable to all genres of        CRW272 or permission of instructor.
and their knowledge of selected literary
                                                   creative writing. Prerequisites: None. CRW150
elements. One-on-one meetings between
student and instructor. Prerequisites: CRW150,
                                                   recommended.                                        CRW274
or permission of Instructor.                                                                           Revising the novel
                                                   CRW260                                              3 Credits.           3 Periods.
CRW201                                             Intermediate Poetry Writing                         Studio course workshop format. Requires
                                                   3 Credit.           3 Period.                       a complete novel finished, in manuscript,
Portfolio                                                                                              ready for revision and polishing. Prerequisites:
                                                   Emphasis on writing a series of original
1 Credit.            1 Period.
                                                   poems; analysis and evaluation of the               CRW273 or permission of instructor.
Close analysis of the creative writing portfolio
                                                   functions and effects of established works
culminating in selection, revision, editing, and
compiling of the student’s own literary work       of poetry; concentration on evaluation and          CRW275
                                                   revising students’ poetry through intensive
in a portfolio. Students meet individually with                                                        Writing the Mystery Story
                                                   workshopping. Prerequisites: CRW160 or
instructor to choose, prepare, and compile                                                             3 Credits.          3 Periods.
their work. Prerequisites: (Acceptance into        permission of Instructor.                           Introduces the student to the elements and
Creative Writing Certificate Program and                                                               techniques of writing the mystery story;
completion of at least nine (9) credit hours       CRW261                                              reinforces terminology and concepts for
in creative writing (CRW)), or permission of       Topics in Writing: Poetry                           successful participation in writing workshops;
Program Director                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.                      facilitates writing practice, evaluation, and
                                                   Analysis, writing, and revision of genre or         revision in the writing of the mystery story;
CRW202                                             element within poetry. Prerequisites: CRW150        offers individual guidance on the student’s
                                                   or permission of instructor.                        development as a writer. Prerequisites:
The Writer as Witness                                                                                  CRW150, or permission of instructor.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Studio course focusing on writing with the    CRW270
writer as witness of the world: pre-writing,  Intermediate Fiction Writing
writing, analysis, evaluation, and writing of 3 Credits.        3 Periods.
monologue and dialogue in various formats.    Writing a series of original short stories;
Prerequisites: CRW150 or permission of        analysis of established works of fiction;
instructor.                                   concentration on revising students’
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CRW281                                               different types of kitchens. Includes basic      CuL119
Topics in Writing: non-Fiction                       principles of safety and sanitation, equipment   Baking Theory and Retail
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                       and utensil use, French cooking terms, recipe
                                                     use, measuring techniques, identification
                                                                                                      Operations
Analysis, writing, and revision of genre or                                                           3 Credits.          3 Periods.
element within non-fiction. Prerequisites:           and use of seasoning agents, and basic
                                                                                                      Baking principles to include detailed study
CRW150 or permission of instructor.                  cooking methods applied to stocks, sauces
                                                                                                      of ingredients, heat transfer, and recipe
                                                     and soups, vegetables, starches, entrees, and
                                                                                                      conversions. Basic business operations for a
                                                     eggs. Emphasis on practical experiences in
CRW290                                               a commercial kitchen. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                      retail bakery including bakery product line
Intermediate Screenwriting                                                                            and floor plan design. Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                        CuL107
Drafting and revision of original screenplay;                                                         CuL127
over view of marketing a screenplay.                 Principles and Techniques of Garde
                                                                                                      Commercial Baking: Classical
Prerequisites: CRW190 or permission of               Manger
                                                     3 Credits.         5 Periods.                    Desserts
instructor.
                                                     Prepares students for employment in garde        3 Credits.         5 Periods.
                                                                                                      Advanced principles and techniques in
                                                     manger pantry positions in restaurants and
CRW291                                                                                                commercial baking and dessert preparation.
                                                     resorts. Includes costing out and ordering
Topics in Writing: Plays                             food products; food and safety factors;          Focus on fine pastries with European flair
Analysis, writing, and revision of genre             preparing and garnishing pantry product.         and on desserts served in better hotels,
or element within plays and/or motion                Emphasis on classical food presentation.         restaurants, and resorts. Preparation of
picture screenplays. Prerequisites: CRW150           Prerequisites: None.                             macaroons, tarts, puff pastries, specialty
or permission of instructor.                                                                          cakes, and desserts such as Bavarian creams,
                                                                                                      mousses, custards, souffles, crepe desserts,
                                                     CuL109
        Critical Reading                             Menu Planning Development
                                                                                                      and flammeries. Preparation and use of
                                                                                                      sauces, techniques for using nuts and
                                                     2 Credits.           2 Periods.                  chocolate, and exploration of new recipes.
CRE101                                               Principles and techniques of menu planning       Prerequisites: None.
College Critical Reading                             for food service operations where food is
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                     served in quantity; includes applications for    CuL137
Apply critical inquiry skills to varied and          health care institutions, commercial kitchens,
                                                     school cafeterias, and industrial facilities.
                                                                                                      Specialty Breads and Breakfast
challenging reading materials. Includes
analysis, synthesis, and evaluation through at       Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:           Pastry
                                                     HRM102                                           3 Credits.           5 Periods.
least two substantial writing and/or speaking
                                                                                                      The preparation of classical and artisan breads
tasks. Prerequisites: (A grade of “C” or better in
                                                                                                      using advanced production techniques
ENG101 or ENG107) and (appropriate reading           CuL113                                           and skills. Classic breakfast pastry, with the
placement test score or grade of “C” or better       Commercial Baking Techniques                     production of laminated doughs, sweet
in RDG091 or RDG095).                                3 Credits.          5 Periods.                   doughs, and rich yeast doughs to include
                                                     Principles and techniques for preparation,       Danish, croissant, puff pastry, brioche, and
CRE111                                               storage, and serving of bakery products.         other international classics. Completion of
                                                     Includes breads, cakes, pies, pastry, cookies,
Critical Reading for Business and                                                                     edible centerpieces made out of various styles
                                                     fillings, and icings. Emphasis on practical      of bread. Prerequisites: CUL113 or permission
Industry                                             experiences in a commercial baker y.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                       of Program Director.
                                                     Prerequisites: None.
Emphasis on reading skills required for
success in business and technology. Includes                                                          CuL201
interpretation of technical and professional         CuL117                                           International Cuisine
materials with an emphasis on critical analysis      Catering - Planning and Production               3 Credits.          5 Periods.
and reading. Prerequisites: Reading Asset test       1 Credit.           3 Periods.                   Gourmet international food preparation
score, or grade of “C” or better in RDG091, or       Focuses on the basic steps of the catering       applied to restaurants. Review principles of
permission of instructor.                            process in a commercial food setting. Includes   sanitation and safety. Explores history and
                                                     a review of safety and sanitation principles.    customs, serving styles, and preparation
          Culinary Arts                              Emphasizes practical experiences in booking
                                                     and record keeping, planning, ordering,
                                                                                                      techniques of foods unique to selected
                                                                                                      international cultures. Emphasis on practical
                                                     production, and service set-up and break-        cooking experiences in a restaurant kitchen.
CuL105                                               down for both in-house and off-premise           Cultures to include, but not limited to:
Principles and Skills for Professional               catered events. Prerequisites: CUL105            Italian, German, Oriental, Middle Eastern, and
Cooking                                                                                               Spanish. Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.         5 Periods.
Introductor y principles and skills
for professional cook ing. Introduces
organizational structure of kitchen staff in

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CuL203                                             CSM202                                             DAn125AA
American Regional Cuisine                          Principles of Process Improvement                  Social Dance: Ballroom
3 Credits.           5 Periods.                    3 Credits.         3 Periods.                      1 Credit.          2 Periods.
American regional food preparation applied         Examines the concepts and tools of quality/        Theory and practice of ballroom dance.
to restaurants. Review principles of sanitation    continuous customer service improvement.           Development of movement quality and
and safety. Explores history and customs,          Includes mapping processes, flow charts,           performance skills individually, with a
serving styles, and preparation techniques of      focus groups, customer satisfaction surveys,       partner or in a group setting. May include
foods unique to selected American regions.         statistical measurement, problem-solving           Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue,
Emphasis on practical cooking experiences          tools and methods of presenting findings,          Rumba, East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, West
in a restaurant setting. American regions to       evaluating, and implementing changes to            Coast Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, American
include,	but	not	limited	to:	Southern,	Cajun/      improve customer service. Prerequisites:           Tango, International Ballroom, or Ballroom
Creole, New England, Mid-West, and Pacific         None.                                              Performance. Prerequisites: None. Course
Coast. Prerequisites: None                                                                            Notes: DAN125AA may be repeated for credit.
                                                   CSM203
CuL217                                             Teamwork Dynamics                                  DAn125AC
C o m m e r c i a l We d d i n g C a k e           3 Credits.         3 Periods.                      Social Dance: Latin
Production                                         Theory and practice of how team members            1 Credit.           2 Periods.
3 Credits.           5 Periods.                    and team leaders use listening, negotiating        Theor y and practice of Latin dance.
Basic and advanced execution for special           and interpersonal skills for the enhancement       Development of movement quality and
occasion, wedding, and groom’s cakes to            of team process to improve customer                performance skills individually, with a partner
include initial design work, baking, icing, and    service based on employee evaluations and          or in a group setting. May include Salsa,
advanced finishing techniques to include the       employee feedback. Included are concepts           Mambo, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue, Rumba,
use of fondant and gum paste. Enhancement          of team development and team problem-              Bachata, International Latin Ballroom, or Latin
of cakes to include basic sugar, pastillage, and   solving techniques. Prerequisites: None.           Ballroom Performance. Prerequisites: None.
chocolate decoration. Prerequisites: CUL113                                                           Course Note: DAN125AC may be repeated
or permission of Program Director.                                  Dance                             for credit. DAN129

CuL219                                             DAn115                                             DAn129
Professional Pastry Techniques                     Contemporary Dance Trends                          Musical Theatre Dance I
3 Credits.           5 Periods.                    1 Credit.         3 Periods.                       1 Credit.         3 Periods.
Advanced production techniques for plated          Theory and practice of current social dance        Introduction to the theory and practice of
desserts, frozen desserts, modern and              trends. Development of movement quality            musical theatre dance at the beginning
classical gateaux, petits fours, and chocolates.   and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.       level. Development of movement quality
Prerequisites: CUL113 and CUL127, or               Course Note: DAN115 may be repeated for            and performance skills.Prerequisites: None.
permission of Program Director.                    credit.                                            Course Notes: DAN129 may be repeated for
                                                                                                      credit.
   Cultural Geography                              DAn120
    (See Geography,                                World Dance                                        DAn130
                                                                                                      Musical Theatre Dance II
      Cultural (GCu)                               1 Credit.            3 Periods.
                                                   Theor y and practice of world dance.               1 Credit.         3 Periods.
                                                   Development of movement quality and                Theory and practice of musical theatre
     Customer Service                              performance skills, individually, with a partner   dance at the advanced beginning level.
       Management                                  or in a group setting. Prerequisites: None.
                                                   Course Note: DAN120 may be repeated for
                                                                                                      Development of movement quality and
                                                                                                      performance skills. Prerequisites: DAN129
                                                   credit.                                            or permission of Instructor. Course Notes:
CSM101                                                                                                DAN130 may be repeated for credit.
Quality Customer Service
3 Credits.            3 Periods.
                                                   DAn120AE
                                                   World Dance: Middle Eastern                        DAn131
Examines the nature of quality customer
service and the attitudes, knowledge, and          Dance                                              Ballet I
skills needed to work effectively in a quality     1 Credit.        3 Periods.                        1 Credit.          3 Periods.
customer service environment. Foundation           Theory and practice of Middle Eastern              Introduction to the theory and practice of
skills for quality customer service are taught,    dance. Development of movement quality             ballet at the beginning level. Development
applied and practiced. Prerequisites: None.        and performance skills. Prerequisites: None.       of movement quality and performance skills.
Cross-References: TQM101                           Course Note: DAN120AE may be repeated              Prerequisites: None. Course Note: DAN131
                                                   for credit.                                        may be repeated for credit.




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                                      Course Descriptions
DAn132                                             DAn210                                            DAn232
Modern Dance I                                     Dance Production I                                Modern Dance III
1 Credit         3 Periods.                        3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     1 Credit.            3 Periods.
Introduction to the theory and practice            Introduction to the elements of light, sound,     Theory and practice of modern dance at the
of modern dance at the beginning level.            and scenery as they relate to the art of dance.   beginning intermediate level. Development
Development of movement quality and                Prerequisites: None.                              of movement quality and performance
performance skills. Prerequisites: None.                                                             skills. Prerequisites: DAN135 or permission
Course Notes: DAN132 may be repeated for           DAn221                                            of Instructor. Course Notes: DAN232 may be
credit.                                                                                              repeated for credit.
                                                   Rhythmic Theory for Dance I
                                                   2 Credits.           3 Periods.
DAn133                                             Exploration of the ways in which music,           DAn233
Modern Jazz Dance I                                time, pitch, and energy work with the art         Modern Jazz Dance III
1 Credit.          3 Periods.                      of dance. Emphasis on reading and writing         1 Credit.           3 Periods.
Introduction to the theory and practice of         music notation and performing movement            Theory	 and	 practice	 of	 modern	 jazz	 dance	
modern	 jazz	 dance	 at	 the	 beginning	 level.	   that correlates to the notation and vice versa.   at the beginning intermediate level.
Development of movement quality and                Prerequisites: None.                              Development of movement quality and
performance skills. Prerequisites: None.                                                             performance skills. Prerequisites: DAN136
Course Note: DAN133 may be repeated for            DAn229                                            or permission of instructor. Course Note:
credit.                                                                                              DAN233 may be repeated for credit.
                                                   Musical Theatre Dance III
DAn134                                             1 Credit.         3 Periods.
                                                   Theory and practice of musical theatre            DAn234
Ballet II                                          dance at the beginning intermediate level.        Ballet IV
1 Credit.          3 Periods.                                                                        1 Credit.            3 Periods.
                                                   Development of movement quality and
Theory and practice of ballet at the advanced                                                        Theor y and practice of ballet at the
                                                   performance skills. Prerequisites: DAN130
beginning level. Development of movement                                                             intermediate level. Development of
                                                   or permission of Instructor. Course Notes:
quality and performance skills. Prerequisites:                                                       movement quality and performance skills.
                                                   DAN229 may be repeated for credit
DAN131 or permission of Instructor. Course                                                           Prerequisites: DAN231 or permission of
Notes: DAN134 may be repeated for credit.                                                            Instructor. Course Notes: DAN234 may be
                                                   DAn230
                                                                                                     repeated for credit.
DAn135                                             Musical Theatre Dance IV
                                                   1 Credit.            3 Periods.
Modern Dance II                                    Theory and practice of musical theatre dance      DAn234AA
1 Credit.            3 Periods.                                                                      Ballet IV: Intensive
                                                   at the intermediate level. Development of
Theory and practice of modern dance at the                                                           2 Credits.           5 Periods.
                                                   movement quality and performance skills.
advanced beginning level. Development of                                                             Theory and intensive practice of ballet at the
                                                   Prerequisites: DAN229 or permission of
movement quality and performance skills.                                                             advanced intermediate level. Development
                                                   Instructor. Course Notes: DAN230 may be
Prerequisites: DAN132 or permission of                                                               of movement quality and performance skills.
                                                   repeated for credit.
Instructor. Course Notes: DAN135 may be                                                              Prerequisites: DAN231AA or permission of
repeated for credit.                                                                                 Instructor. Course Notes: DAN234AA may be
                                                   DAn231
                                                                                                     repeated for credit.
DAn136                                             Ballet III
                                                   1 Credit.            3 Periods.
Modern Jazz Dance II                               Theor y and practice of ballet at the             DAn235
1 Credit.            3 Periods.                                                                      Modern Dance IV
                                                   beginning intermediate level. Development
Theory	and	practice	of	modern	jazz	dance	at	                                                         1 Credit.            3 Periods.
                                                   of movement quality and performance
the advanced beginning level. Development                                                            Theory and practice of modern dance at
                                                   skills. Prerequisites: DAN134 or permission
of movement quality and performance                                                                  the intermediate level. Development of
                                                   of Instructor. Course Notes: DAN231 may be
skills. Prerequisites: DAN133 or permission                                                          movement quality and performance skills.
                                                   repeated for credit.
of instructor. Course Note: DAN136 may be                                                            Prerequisites: DAN232 or permission of
repeated for credit.                                                                                 Instructor. Course Note: DAN235 may be
                                                   DAn231AA
                                                                                                     repeated for credit.
DAn150                                             Ballet III: Intensive
                                                   2 Credits.           5 Periods.
Dance Performance I                                Theory and intensive practice of ballet at the    DAn236
1 Credit.          3 Periods.                                                                        Modern Jazz Dance IV
                                                   beginning intermediate level. Development
An introduction to the process and practice                                                          1 Credit.            3 Periods.
                                                   of movement quality and performance skills.
of dance performance. Prerequisites: None.                                                           Theory	 and	 practice	 of	 modern	 jazz	 dance	
                                                   Prerequisites: DAN134 or permission of
Course Notes: DAN150 may be repeated for                                                             at the intermediate level. Development of
                                                   Instructor. Course Notes: DAN231AA may be
credit.                                                                                              movement quality and performance skills.
                                                   repeated for credit.
                                                                                                     Prerequisites: DAN233 or permission of
                                                                                                     instructor. Course Note: DAN236 may be
                                                                                                     repeated for credit.

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                                      Course Descriptions
DAn237                                             DPR146                                          Emphasis on basic economic institutions and
Ballet Pointe I                                    Disaster Recovery Operations                    factors that determine national income and
1 Credit.            1 Period.                     See description under cross-reference course    employment levels. Consideration given to
An introduction to the theory and practice         AJS146                                          the macroeconomic topics of national income,
of pointe work at the beginning level.                                                             unemployment, inflation and monetary and
Development of strength and movement                                                               fiscal policies. Prerequisites: None.
                                                   DPR147
quality. Prerequisites: DAN134 or permission
of Instructor. Corequisites: DAN231 or             Emergency Preparedness                          ECn212
                                                   See description under cross-reference course
DAN234. Course Notes: DAN237 may be
                                                   AJS147
                                                                                                            ECn2202
repeated for credit.                                                                               Microeconomic Principles
                                                                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
DAn264                                             DPR148                                          Microeconomic analysis including the theory
Choreography I                                     Fundamentals of Emergency                       of consumer choice, price determination,
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     Management                                      resource allocation and income distribution.
Study of basic dance choreography to include       See description under cross-reference course    Includes non-competitive market structures
construction of a phrase, structure and form       AJS148                                          such as monopoly and oligopoly; and
in a composition, and the basic elements of                                                        the effects of government regulation.
time, space and energy. Prerequisites: None.                                                       Prerequisites: None.
                                                   DPR149
                                                   Hazard Mitigation
DAn280                                             See description under cross-reference course
                                                                                                   ECn263
Dance Practicum                                    AJS149                                          The Economics of natural
2 Credits.         6 Periods.                                                                      Resources, Population and the
A culmination of coursework for the dance
major	requiring	completion	of	an	extended	               Early Childhood                           Environment
                                                                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
choreographic work from conception to                       Education                              Applies economic analysis to both the causes
performance. Also requires a final evaluative                                                      and possible remedies of the problems of
paper on the successes and challenges
                                                   ECH176                                          environmental deterioration and natural
encountered	 throughout	 the	 project.	                                                            resource depletion. Includes discussion of the
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.           Child Development
                                                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.                   economic problems of urban communities
                                                   Study of the science of human development       and the relationship between population
     Dance Humanities                              from conception through adolescence.            and economic growth and the depletion
                                                   Includes observation skills, parent and         of natural resources and environmental
                                                                                                   pollution. Prerequisites: ECN100, or ECN211,
DAH100                                             adult roles in the lives of children, and
                                                                                                   or ECN212.
Introduction to Dance                              contemporary issues. Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    Cross-References: CFS176
Overview of the field of dance focusing on                                                                      Education
origins, historical development, and cultural             Early Education
characteristics of the various styles of dance.
Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                   EDu112
                                                   EED215                                          I n q u i r y- B a s e d I n s t ru c t i o n a l
                                                   Early Learning: Health, Safety,                 Approaches for Science and
DAH201
                                                   nutrition and Fitness                           Mathematics II
World Dance Studies                                3 Credits.          3 Periods.
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                                                                   1 Credit.           2 Periods.
                                                   Consideration of public health issues and       Exploring teaching as a career option through
Exploration, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation   safety procedures within early childhood
of the role of dance in various cultures around                                                    observations and active participation in
                                                   settings, serving young children birth to age   science or mathematics lessons. Supervised
the world. Prerequisites: None. DAH100             eight. Overview of nutritional needs and
strongly suggested but not required.                                                               experience in planning and implementing
                                                   issues of physical fitness and well-being in    inquiry-based science and/or mathematics
                                                   young children. Includes field experiences.     lessons in middle school classroom settings.
 Disaster Preparedness                             Prerequisites: None.                            Prerequisites: EDU111. Course Notes: EDU112
    and Emergency                                                                                  requires additional lab time outside of class.
       Response                                                Economics
                                                   ECn211
DPR139
                                                           ECn2201
Emergency Response to Terrorism
See description under cross-reference course       Macroeconomic Principles
AJS139                                     3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                           A descriptive analysis of the structure and
                                           functioning of the American economy.
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                                       Course Descriptions
EDu220                                               EDu233                                            groups, and human service organizations/
Introduction to Serving English                      Structured English Immersion (SEI)                agency. May be repeated for a total of six (6)
                                                                                                       EDU282 credit hours; may not repeat specific
Language Learners (ELL)                              and English as a Second Language                  agency assignment for more than three (3)
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                      (ESL) Teaching Methods                            credit hours. Standard grading available
Rationale for and current educational and            3 Credits.        3 Periods.                      according to procedures outlined in catalog.
legal issues for serving English Language            Methods of planning, developing, and              Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
Learners (ELL). Comparison and evaluation of         analyzing lesson plans in all content areas
various types of language educational models         using English Language Learners (ELL)             EDu282AB
including Structured English Immersion (SEI),        Standards. Emphasis on components of
English as a Second Language (ESL) and
                                                                                                       Volunteerism for Education: A
                                                     curriculum content, teaching strategies,
bilingual. Includes SEI, ESL, and bilingual          development/evaluation/adaptation of
                                                                                                       Service Learning Experience
strategies. Prerequisites: None. Course                                                                2 Credit.          2 Period.
                                                     teaching materials, and the role of culture
Note: Approved school-based practicum is                                                               Service-learning field experience within
                                                     in learning. Examines the alignment of
required. EDU220 incorporates the 45-clock                                                             educational systems, citizen advocacy
                                                     ELL Proficiency Standards to the Arizona
hour curricular framework for provisional                                                              groups, and human service organizations/
                                                     Language Arts Academic Standards. Covers
SEI endorsement through the Arizona                                                                    agency. May be repeated for a total of six (6)
                                                     multiple assessment techniques, tracking of
Department of Education.                                                                               EDU282 credit hours; may not repeat specific
                                                     student progress using the state mandated
                                                                                                       agency assignment for more than three (3)
                                                     English language proficiency assessment,
                                                                                                       credit hours. Standard grading available
EDu221                                               and use of assessment results for placement
                                                                                                       according to procedures outlined in catalog.
Introduction to Education                            and accommodation. Prerequisites: (EDU220
                                                                                                       Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                        or EPD220 or EDU225) or permission of
Over view of the historical, political,              Department or Division. Course Note:
economic, social, and philosophical factors          Approved school-based practicum required.         EDu282AC
that influence education and make it so              EDU233 incorporates curricular framework          Volunteerism for Education: A
complex. Opportunity for students to assess          for the 45-clock hour requirement for             Service Learning Experience
their interest and suitability for teaching.         SEI endorsement through the Arizona               3 Credit.          3 Period.
Prerequisites: None. Course Note: Requires           Department of Education.                          Service-learning field experience within
minimum of 30 hours of field experience                                                                educational systems, citizen advocacy
in elementary or secondary classroom                 EDu236                                            groups, and human service organizations/
environment.                                         Classroom Relationships                           agency. May be repeated for a total of six (6)
                                                     3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   EDU282 credit hours; may not repeat specific
                                                     Analysis of K-12 classroom interactions,          agency assignment for more than three (3)
EDu222
                                                     classroom environment, and classroom              credit hours. Standard grading available
Introduction to the Exceptional                                                                        according to procedures outlined in catalog.
                                                     management skills from a teacher’s point of
Learner                                              view. Focus on classroom as a multidimensional    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                      environment in which principles of classroom
Overview of the exceptional learner, one             design, communication, management,                EDu291
who differs from the average or normal,              and resources determine effectiveness.
with emphasis on factors relating to current                                                           Children’s Literature
                                                     Prerequisites: None. EDU221 suggested but         3 Credits.         3 Periods.
practices, identification, characteristics, and      not required.
educational adaptations. Issues related to                                                             Review of folk and modern literature
mildly disabled, severely disabled, emotionally                                                        from a variety of world cultures, including
and behaviorally disordered, mentally                EDu250                                            application of literary criteria to folk and
retarded, and gifted students. Includes              Teaching and Learning in the                      modern literature for children Prerequisites:
                                                                                                       None. Cross-References: ENH291
school-based practicum Prerequisites: None.          Community College
                                                     3 Credits.            3 Periods.
EDu230                                               The history, functions, organization and          EDu292
Cultural Diversity in Education
                                                     current	issues	in	the	community/junior	college	   The Art Of Storytelling
                                                     with emphasis on the Arizona community            3 Credits.            3 Periods.
3 Credits.             3 Periods.
                                                     colleges. Includes focus on the design and        Explore the art and origin of storytelling.
Examination of the relationship of cultural
                                                     practice of effective community college           Provide a variety of storytelling techniques,
values to the formation of self-concept
                                                     teaching and learning with special emphasis       styles and exercises to enhance the delivery
and learning styles. Examination of the
                                                     on the Maricopa County Community College          of telling stories. Assist in the integration and
role	 of	 prejudice,	 stereotyping	 and	 cultural	
                                                     District. Prerequisites: None.                    application of storytelling to the learning
incompatibilities in education. Emphasis
on teacher preparation (preservice and/                                                                environment in the classroom. Prerequisites:
or inservice) to offer an equal educational          EDu282AA                                          None. Cross-References: HUM292, STO292.
opportunity to students of all cultural groups.      Volunteerism for Education: A
Prerequisites: None.                                 Service Learning Experience
                                                     1 Credit.         1 Period.
                                                     Service-learning field experience within
                                                     educational systems, citizen advocacy
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                                      Course Descriptions
EDu294                                             Education Professional                             EPD227
Multicultural Folktales                                                                               Methods and Models for
3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                       Development                                    Differentiating Curriculum for
Study of multicultural folktales, exploring
                                                                                                      Gifted Learners
the impact of the oral tradition in American       EPD220                                             3 Credits           3 Periods.
society and showing classroom applications.        Introduction to Serving the English                Students explore the theory and practice
Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:             Language Learner for Certified                     of teaching methods and differentiating
ENH294, STO294
                                                   Teachers                                           curriculum and instruction for gifted learners.
                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or
EDu296WA                                           Rationale for and current educational and          standard early childhood, elementary,
Cooperative Education                              legal issues for English Language Learners         secondary or special education teaching
1 Credits.            5 Periods.                   (ELL). Comparison and evaluation of various        certificate and EPD225 (or permission of
Work-college experiences that involve              types of language educational models               Department or Division chairperson).
the combined efforts of educators and              including Structured English Immersion
employers to accomplish an outcome related         (SEI), English as a Second Language (ESL)          EPD228
to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	   and bilingual. Includes SEI, ESL, and bilingual    Creativity and Critical Thinking
Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve       strategies. Prerequisites: Provisional or
(12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point      standard elementary, or secondary, or special      Skills in Gifted Education
average, and be able to obtain a position          or career and technical education teaching         3 Credits            3 Periods.
related to student’s academic or career            certificate, or permission of Department or        Students explore the concept of creativity,
goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	     Division. Course Note: Approved school-            including theories and characteristics.
permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must       based practicum is required. EPD220                Brain research on critical thinking and
be concurrently enrolled in at least one class     incorporates the 45-clock hour curricular          implications for gifted education is examined.
which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	     framework for SEI endorsement through the          Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or
interest or with permission of the instructor.     Arizona Department of Education.                   standard early childhood, elementary,
                                                                                                      secondary or special education teaching
EDu296WB                                                                                              certificate and EPD225 (or permission of
                                                   EPD225                                             Department or Division chairperson).
Cooperative Education
2 Credits.            10 Periods.
                                                   Foundations of Gifted Education
Work-college experiences that involve              and Identification of Gif ted                      EPD229
the combined efforts of educators and              Learners                                           Gifted Education Practicum I
employers to accomplish an outcome related         3 Credits           3 Periods.                     3 Credits            4.5 Periods.
to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	   Students explore definitions of giftedness,        Practical application of theories, models, and
Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve       ways of identifying gifted and talented            instruction for gifted education. Provides an
(12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point      students, and types of programs and services       opportunity to receive guided, practical, on-
average, and be able to obtain a position          developed for this population. Students            site experience working with gifted students.
related to student’s academic or career            address issues in educating gifted and             Requires observations of gifted students in
goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	     talented students. Prerequisites: Must hold        a variety of settings, evaluation of teaching
permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must       a provisional or standard early childhood,         techniques, and critical review of academic
be concurrently enrolled in at least one class     elementary, secondary or special education         standards as they relate to gifted learners
which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	     teaching certificate.                              and related professional organizations.
interest or with permission of the instructor.                                                        Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or
                                                   EPD226                                             standard early childhood, elementary,
EDu296WC                                                                                              secondary or special education teaching
                                                   Social and Emotional needs of
Cooperative Education                                                                                 certificate and EPD225, EPD226, EPD227,
3 Credits.            15 Periods.                  Gifted and Talented Students                       and EPD228 (or permission of Department
Work-college experiences that involve              3 Credits             3 Periods.                   or Division chairperson).
the combined efforts of educators and              Students explore the intellectual, social,
employers to accomplish an outcome related         emotional, developmental, and educational
to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	   characteristics of gifted and talented students.
Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve       Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or
(12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point      standard early childhood, elementary,
average, and be able to obtain a position          secondary or special education teaching
related to student’s academic or career            certificate and EPD225 or (permission of
goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	     Department or Division chairperson).
permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must
be concurrently enrolled in at least one class
which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	
interest or with permission of the instructor.



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                                     Course Descriptions
EPD230                                           EDS251                                                           Electricity
Gifted Education Practicum II                    Foundations of Developmental
3 Credits          4.5 Periods.                  Advising
Supervised practicum. Emphasis on the
                                                                                                   ELC105
                                                 3 Credits.           3 Periods.
provision of instruction and assessment          Academic advising using student
                                                                                                   Electricity for Industry
to gifted and talented students. Covers                                                            3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                 development and developmental advising
lesson plan development, classroom                                                                 Electricity related to industrial applications.
                                                 theories and framework. Fundamentals of
procedures, classroom management, and                                                              Operation of and safety protocols for the
                                                 academic advising including roles and tasks
assessment. Includes learner preparation,                                                          use of electrical meters. Electrical loads
                                                 as well as skills and techniques for effective
learner engagement, and learner outcome                                                            calculations and evaluation of air conditioning
                                                 advisement, use of resources, legal and ethical
awareness.Prerequisites: Must hold a                                                               power sources. Single-phase motors, motor
                                                 issues, and advising special populations.
provisional or standard early childhood,                                                           resistance and motor terminals. Function of
                                                 Prerequisites: Completion of an Associate
elementary, secondary or special education                                                         electro-magnetic solenoids and transformers.
                                                 Degree or permission of Department or
teaching certificate and EPD225, EPD226,                                                           National Electric Code. Prerequisites:
                                                 Division Chair.
EPD227, EPD228, and EPD229 (or permission                                                          None. Corequisites: ELC/FAC/HVA105LL or
of Instructor or Department or Division                                                            permission of instructor. Cross-References:
Chairperson).
                                                 EDS252                                            HVA105, FAC105.
                                                 Foundations of Student Affairs
EPD233                                           Management                                        ELC105LL
                                                 3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    Electricity for Industry Lab
SEI and ESL Teaching Methods for
                                                 Management functions in a Student                 1 Credits.           3 Periods.
Certified Teachers                               Affairs Division of a college or university.      Diagramming and assembling series
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                    Practical training to manage functional           circuits, parallel circuits and wiring relays,
Methods of planning, developing, and             units in student affairs including budgeting,     thermostats, switches and lights. Electrical
analyzing lesson plans in all content areas      fiscal management, and human resource             readings on compressors. Emphasis on safety.
using English Language Learners (ELL)            management. Prerequisites: EDS250 and             Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: ELC/FAC/
Standards. Emphasis on components of             completion of an Associate Degree or              HVA105 or permission of instructor. Cross-
curriculum content, teaching strategies,
                                                 permission of Department or Division Chair.       References: FAC105LL, HVA105LL.
development/evaluation/adaptation of
teaching materials, and the role of culture
in learning. Examines the alignment of            Electrical Engineering                           ELC115
ELL Proficiency Standards to the Arizona                                                           Motors Controls and Wiring
Language Arts Academic Standards. Covers         EEE120                                            Diagrams
multiple assessment techniques, tracking of                                                        3 Credits.               3 Periods.
student progress using the state mandated
                                                 Digital Design Fundamentals
                                                 See description under cross-reference course      Principles of three-phase motors. Wye and
English language proficiency assessment, and                                                       Delta wiring. Calculation of motor current
                                                 CSC120
use of assessment results for placement and                                                        draw. Sequence of operation, wiring diagram
accommodation. Prerequisites: Provisional                                                          and electrical components associated
or standard elementary, secondary, or            EEE202                                            with industrial equipment. Procedures
special education teaching certificate           Circuits and Devices                              for evaluating electrical problems. Safety
and (EDU220 or EPD220 or EDU225), or             LEC 5 Credits.       4 Periods.                   stressed. Prerequisites: ELC/FAC/HVA105
permission of Department or Division. Course     LAB 0 Credits.       3 Periods.                   or permission of department or ELC/FAC/
Note: Approved school-based practicum            Introduction to circuits and devices.             HVA105LL or permission of department.
required. EPD233 incorporates curricular         Component models, transient analysis, steady      Co re q u i s i te s : E LC / FAC / H VA 1 1 5 L L o r
framework for the 45-clock hour requirement      state analysis, Laplace transform, and active     permission of department. Cross-References:
for SEI endorsement through the Arizona          and passive filter networks. Prerequisites:       FAC115, HVA115.
Department of Education.                         ECE103 or ECE103AB. Prerequisites or
                                                 Corequisites: (MAT261 or MAT262) and              ELC115LL
    Education Support                            (PHY116 or PHY131).
                                                                                                   Motors, Controls, and Wiring
        Services                                 EEE230                                            Diagrams Lab
                                                                                                   1 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                 Computer Organization and                         Drawing wiring diagrams, wiring systems and
EDS250                                           Assembly Language                                 checking electrical circuits. Troubleshooting
Introduction to Student Services                 See description under cross-reference course      electrical problems of three-phase motors and
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                   CSC230                                            controls. Safety stressed. Prerequisites: ELC/
Student affairs profession with standards and                                                      FAC/HVA105 or permission of department
a theoretical base explored. Integrates theory                                                     or ELC/FAC/HVA105LL or permission of
and practice of student services, with the                                                         department. Corequisites: ELC/FAC/HVA115 or
participants	exploring	on-the-job	situations.                                                      permission of department. Cross-References:
Prerequisites: Completion of an Associate                                                          FAC115LL, HVA115LL.
Degree or permission of Department or
Division Chair.
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                                     Course Descriptions
ELC119                                                          Electronics                                     ELT131
Co n cepts o f E lec tricit y and                                                                               Digital and Logic Circuits
Electronics
                                                                Technology                                      LEC                4 Credits. 3 Periods.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                                 LAB                0 Credits. 3 Periods.
Principles of electric circuits, magnetism and    ELT100                                                        Digital concepts and fundamentals, number
electromagnetism including basic motors           Survey of Electronics                                         systems and codes, Boolean algebra and
and generators. Use of basic measuring            3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                combinational logic, logic reduction
instruments. Includes an overview of              An introduction to the field of electronics                   techniques, and logic hardware. Memories
electronics in the modern world. Prerequisites:   for those who may not intend to specialize                    and programmable logic arrays. Hands-
None.                                             in electronics. Essentially nonmathematical                   on hardware and computer-aided logic
                                                  in nature; includes familiarization with                      design experiments. Prerequisites: ELT113 or
ELC120                                            a wide range of electronic components.                        permission of instructor. Cross-References:
                                                  Application to electronic systems, such                       SMT131.
Solid State Fundamentals
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    as radio transmitters and receivers - both
Theory of operation of semi-conductor             AM(amplitude modulation)                                      ELT195
devices, component and system construction,       and FM(frequency modulation), television                      Solid State Electronics
operation, installation, and service. Specific    transmitters and receivers, logic control, and                LEC                  4 Credits. 3 Periods.
and practical applications in relations to        computers. Application also to automotive                     LAB                  0 Credits. 3 Periods.
temperature, light, speed and pressure            electronics. Prerequisites: None.                             Characteristics and use of solid state
control. Includes amplifiers, power supplies,                                                                   devices in practical circuit applications.
integrated circuits, fiberoptics, and safety.     ELT101                                                        Circuit analysis techniques and computer
Prerequisites: None.                              Mathematics for Electronic I                                  simulations. Includes, diodes, transistors,
                                                  3 Credits.            3 Periods.                              four-layer devices, operational amplifiers, and
ELC210                                                                                                          interfacing devices. Prerequisites: ELT113 or
                                                  Basic principles of Algebra with applications
AC Machinery and DC Machinery                     to the analysis of electronic circuits. Emphasis              departmental approval.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    on the use of the calculator for conversions
Principles and operation of AC (Alternating       and DC (direct current) circuit problems.                     ELT251
current) and DC (direct current) motors,          Prerequisites: None.                                          Electronic Instrumentation
generators, and alternators. Includes
                                                                                                                LEC               3 Credits. 2 Periods.
single-phase motors along with induction,
                                                  ELT102                                                        LAB               0 Credits. 3 Periods.
synchronous, and wound-rotor types of
                                                                                                                Electronic instruments and their usage in
three-phase motors. DC motors including           Mathematics for Electronics II                                measuring and analyzing electronic circuits.
shunt-field, series field, wound rotor,           3 Credits.             3 Periods.
                                                                                                                Includes both analog and digital meters,
permanent magnet, stepper and brushless           The study of simultaneous equations,
                                                                                                                oscilloscopes, and digital logic analyzers.
types. Prerequisites: None.                       q u a d rat i c e q u at i o n s, t r i g o n o m e t r i c
                                                                                                                Covers automatic test equipment, various
                                                  relationships, periodic functions and
                                                                                                                transducers, and reliability requirements.
ELC217                                            logarithms as applied to AC(alternating
                                                                                                                Prerequisites: (ELT195 and ELT131) or
Motor Controls                                    current) circuit analysis. Application of the
                                                                                                                departmental approval.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    scientific calculator to technical problem
Electrical symbols, line diagrams and logic.      solving in electronics. Prerequisites: ELT101
Contacts and starters, control devices,           or equivalent.                                                   Emergency Medical
reversing circuits and power distribution                                                                             Technology
systems. Magnetism and magnetic solenoids,        ELT113
reduced voltage starters, and circuits. Hand      Basic Electronics                                             EMT101
tools and safety procedures. Prerequisites:
None.
                                                  LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.                     Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/
                                                  LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.                     Basic Cardiac Life Support
                                                  Direct and alternating current electrical
ELC218                                                                                                          .5 Credits          .45 Periods
                                                  circuits. Theory and practical lab experience,                Designed to train students in the skills of
Variable Frequency Drives                         using the appropriate test equipment and
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                                  cardiopulmonary resuscitation to include
                                                  computer solutions. Ohm’s Law, Kirchhoff’s                    mouth-to-mouth, mouth-to-mask, and
Principles and operation of frequency             Laws, and various network theorems applied
controlled AC (Alternating current) motor                                                                       cardiac compression, stabilization of
                                                  to the study and analysis of series, parallel,                adult, infant, and child victims with airway
drives, including current source inverters        and series-parallel circuit configurations.
(CSI), variable voltage inverters (VVI) and                                                                     obstruction, respiratory, and cardiac arrest.
                                                  Includes complex algebra, impedance,                          Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:
pulse width modulated inverters (PWM).            frequency response, and resonance.
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning                                                                       HLR101
                                                  Prerequisites or Corequisites: ELT102 or
(HVAC) applications along with energy             equivalent.
savings, motor pump sizing and torque load
calculations. Prerequisites: Permission of
instructor.


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                                      Course Descriptions
EMT104                                             FSC104 or permission of instructor. MAT082         victim stabilization, transportation of the
Basic Emergency Medical                            or equivalency suggested but not required.         victim to an emergency care facility, and
                                                                                                      documentation. Prerequisites: Basic EMT
Technology                                                                                            certification or nurse with emergency room
9 Credits.          11.4 Periods.                  EMT240
                                                                                                      experience, or permission of department.
Techniques of emergency medical care in            Advanced Cardiac Life Support
accordance with national and state curriculum.     2 Credits.           2 Periods.
Study of the human body, patient assessment,       Designed to provide the healthcare                 EMT246
treatment of medically or traumatically            professional with comprehensive information        Trauma Management II
compromised patients, special hazards,             to identify emergency cardiovascular               4 Credits.           4 Periods.
and medical operations. IV monitoring,             care and protocols for the patient in              Designed to instruct advanced prehospital
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS),               cardiac arrest, post- resuscitative patient        care personnel the critical skills necessary to
patient-assisted medication administration,        management, and core cases in Advanced             manage the trauma victim and the emergency
automated external defibrillators, and blood-      Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) according to           scene through the Incident Command
glucose monitoring. Includes participation         current Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary             System (ICS). Enhances advanced emergency
in two eight-hour clinical rotations through       Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular         medical technology (EMT) skills by focusing
a local emergency department scheduled             Care 2004. Includes the ACLS approach              on emergency care interventions. Provides
during the semester outside normal class           to cardiovascular emergencies, elements            advanced exposure to victim assessment,
hours. Requires personal pocket mask,              of emergency cardiovascular care, ethical          initial treatment, resuscitative skills, invasive
stethoscope, pen light, and trauma scissors.       and legal issues, airway assessment and            techniques, electrical and pharmacologic
Prerequisites: Must be at least 18 years of        management, ventilation techniques, oxygen         interventions, stabilization, transportation
age prior to applying to the BLS (Basic Life       therapy, intravenous therapy, analyzing            of the victim to an emergency care facility,
Support) Training Program per Arizona              and interpreting the electrocardiogram             and documentation. Prerequisites: Certified
Revised Statutes, and must have a current          (ECG) , analyzing and interpreting the             as a Basic EMT, Intermediate EMT, Paramedic,
validation in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health      12-lead	 ECG,	 myocardial	 ischemia,	 injury,	     or Arizona registered prehospital nurse, or
Care Provider/Professional Rescuer. Minimum        and infarction, electrical interventions,          permission of instructor.
ninth grade level reading proficiency on the       cardiovascular pharmacology, acute coronary
Nelson-Denney Examination or appropriate           syndromes, emergency cardiovascular                EMT265
Reading course placement score. Proof of:          care algorithms, acute stroke and transient
TB testing or chest x-ray with a negative          ischemic attack, and special resuscitation
                                                                                                      Pediatric Education for Prehospital
result within 6 months prior to registration;      situations. Prerequisites: Current validation in   Providers: Advanced
Immunity to rubella (German measles) and           Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/     1 Credit.           1.43 Period.
rubeola. Cross-Reference: FSC104.                  Professional Rescuer and (EMT235 and               An interactive, scenario based course
                                                   EMT236, or permission of instructor).              designed for Advanced EMTs who practice
                                                                                                      in the field. Enables providers to perform a
EMT235                                                                                                rapid	assessment	of	sick	and	injured	children	
Emergency Cardiac Care                             EMT242                                             in variety of circumstances. Includes scene
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    Pediatric Advanced Life Support                    management, use of pediatric assessment
Designed to acquaint all levels of emergency       1 Credit.           1 Period.                      triangle,	 developmental	 differences,	 injury	
care providers with basic electrocardiographic     Didactic and psychomotor skill education           prevention, airway management techniques,
(ECG) rhythm analysis and interpretation and       and training in techniques of Pediatric            intravenous and intraosseous access and
related care in a clinical and prehospital         Advanced Life Suppor t. Includes                   monitoring, ECG arrhythmia recognition,
setting. Required content for the identification   endotracheal intubation, defibrillation,           synchronized and unsynchronized
and treatment of cardiac emergencies.              arrhythmia recognition, pharmacology, and          cardioversion, pediatric trauma and
Prerequisites: EMT/FSC104 or permission of         intraosseous infusion. Required for American       mechanism	 of	 injury,	 submersion	 events,	
instructor.                                        Heart Association Provider approval and            children with special health care needs,
                                                   validation. Prerequisites: (Current validation     child abuse and neglect, child and family
                                                   in Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care            interactions, use of specialized equipment,
EMT236
                                                   Provider/Professional Rescuer or [EMT235 and       documentation of signs, symptoms, care
Pharmacology in an Emergency                       EMT236]) or permission of instructor.              and transportation, special issues in pediatric
Setting                                                                                               transportation. Treatment to children is
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                        in accordance with recommendations
Designed for the Emergency Medical
                                                   EMT245
                                                                                                      of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Technician dealing with the administration of      Trauma Management I
                                                                                                      Prerequisites: Advanced cardiac life support
emergency medications in the field as outlined     2 Credits.          3.5 Periods.
                                                                                                      course or emergency cardiac care course,
in current paramedic legislation. In-depth         Designed to instruct prehospital care
                                                                                                      and EMT-Paramedic certification, and current
coverage of medications enumerated in the          personnel in the critical skills necessary
                                                                                                      employment as an EMT Paramedic, or
algorithms of patient care as defined by the       to manage the trauma victim and the
                                                                                                      permission of instructor.
American Heart Association (AHA), Advanced         emergency scene through the Incident
Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Coverage of           Command System (ICS). Enhances basic
medications that interact or interfere with the    emergency medical technology (EMT) skills
AHA ACLS algorithms. Indications, therapeutic      by focusing on emergency care interventions.
effect, contraindications, toxicology, and side    Provides exposure to victim assessment,
effects to medications. Prerequisites: EMT/        initial treatment, resuscitative techniques,
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                                    Course Descriptions
EMT272AA                                           Engineering Science                           ECE105
Advanced Emergency Medical                                                                       MATLAB Programming
Technology                                       ECE102                                          1 Credits.           1 Periods.
12.5 Credits.        17.37 Periods.                                                              Use MATLAB to solve engineering problems.
                                                          EGR1102                                An overview of programming, including
Designed to provide the emergency medical
technician with advanced knowledge about
                                                 Engineering Analysis Tools and                  arrays, structures, strings, functions, control
the acute critical differences in physiology,    Techniques                                      flow, file management, data analysis,
pathophysiology, and clinical symptoms,          2 Credits.          4 Periods.                  graphing, and performing calculations.
as they pertain to prehospital emergency         Learning culture of engineering, engineering    Prerequisites: None.
care. Emphasis on developing diagnostic          use of computer tools, and computer
and advanced emergency treatment skills          modeling as applied to engineering analysis     ECE111
necessary to care for the acutely ill and        and design. Prerequisites: Two years of high
                                                 school algebra or MAT122 or departmental
                                                                                                 Bioengineering Systems
seriously	 injured.	 Prerequisites:	 [(MAT102	                                                   LEC 3 Credits.     3 Periods.
or equivalent, or a satisfactory score on the    approval. Corequisites: MAT151 or MAT182
                                                                                                 LAB 0 Credits.     2 Periods.
ASSET, or COMPASS, or Accuplacer placement       or MAT187.
                                                                                                 Introduction to biological concepts and
exam), (ENG101 or ENG107), EMT235, and                                                           application of engineering to biological
EMT236], or permission of Program Director.      ECE102AA                                        and earth systems. Analysis of materials,
Comprehensive written, oral and practical        Engineering Analysis Tools and                  structures, fluid mechanics, bioelectricity,
evaluation on all EMT272AA prerequisite                                                          and dynamics as applied to biological and
courses. Valid Arizona certification and
                                                 Techniques
                                                 LEC                 2 Credits. 2 Periods.       environmental systems. Prerequisites: None.
employment as an EMT for one full calendar
                                                 LAB                 0 Credits. 2 Periods.
year or permission of Program Director.
                                                 Learning culture of engineering, engineering
Corequisites: EMT272AB and EMT272LL.                                                             ECE202
                                                 use of computer tools, and computer
                                                 modeling as applied to engineering analysis     Introduc tion to Engineering
EMT272AB                                         and design. Prerequisites: Two years of high    Dynamics
Advanced Emergency Medical                       school algebra or MAT122 or departmental        LEC 2 Credits.     2 Periods.
Technology                                       approval. Corequisites: MAT151 or MAT182        LAB 0 Credits.     1 Period.
12.5 Credits.        17.39 Periods.              or MAT187.                                      Introduction to engineering dynamics,
Designed to provide the emergency medical                                                        including kinematics and kinetics of particles,
technician with advanced knowledge about                                                         mass moments of inertia, introduction to
                                                 ECE103                                          kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies,
the acute critical differences in physiology,
                                                          EGR1102                                introduction to energy and momentum
pathophysiology, and clinical symptoms,
as they pertain to prehospital emergency         Engineering Problem Solving and                 principles for rigid bodies. Prerequisites:
care. Emphasis on developing diagnostic          Design                                          ECE201. Corequisites: MAT240 or MAT241.
and advanced emergency treatment skills          2 Credits.         4 Periods.
necessary to care for the acutely ill and        Fundamentals of the design process:             ECE211
seriously	 injured.	 Prerequisites:	 [(MAT102	   engineering modeling, communication and         Engineering Mechanics-Statics
or equivalent, or a satisfactory score on the    problem-solving skills in a team environment.   LEC 3 Credits.    3 Periods.
ASSET, or COMPASS, or Accuplacer placement       Emphasis on process-based improvements          LAB 0 Credits.    2 Periods.
exam), (ENG101 or ENG107), EMT235, and           to the design process. Introduction to          Mathematical treatment of the basic physical
EMT236], or permission of Program Director.      engineering as a profession. Prerequisites:     principles of statics. Methods of vector
Comprehensive written, oral and practical        (ECE102 or ECE102AA) and (high school           algebra and vector calculus. Prerequisites:
evaluation on all EMT272AB prerequisite          physics, or PHY111, or PHY111AA).               ECE103, (MAT230 or MAT231), and (PHY115
courses. Valid Arizona certification and                                                         or PHY121).Corequisites: MAT241.
employment as an EMT for one full calendar       ECE103AB
year or permission of Program Director.
                                                 Engineering Problem Solving and                 ECE214
Corequisites: EMT272AA and EMT272LL.
                                                 Design                                          Engineering Mechanics
                                                 LEC                2 Credits. 2 Periods.        LEC 4 Credits.      4 Periods.
EMT272LL                                         LAB                0 Credits. 2 Periods.        LAB 0 Credits.      2 Periods.
Advanced Emergency Medical                       Fundamentals of the design process:             Foundations of engineering mechanics,
Technology Practicum                             engineering modeling, communication and         including force systems, resultants,
7.5 Credits.       37.5 Periods.                 problem-solving skills in a team environment.   equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies,
Clinical and vehicular practicum in support      Emphasis on process-based improvements          centroids and centers of mass, area and
of EMT272AA and EMT272AB. Prerequisites          to the design process. Introduction to          mass moments of inertia, friction, internal
or Corequisites: EMT272AA and EMT272AB.          engineering as a profession. Prerequisites:     forces in structures, kinematics and kinetics
                                                 (ECE102 or ECE102AA) and (high school           of particles, kinematics and kinetics of rigid
                                                 physics, or PHY111, or PHY111AA).               bodies, energy and momentum principles.
                                                                                                 Prerequisites: (ECE103 or ECE103AB)
                                                                                                 , (MAT230 or MAT231), and (PHY115 or
                                                                                                 PHY121). Corequisites: MAT240 or MAT241.

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                                       Course Descriptions
ECE215                                              EnG091                                               as a Second Language (ESL). Emphasis
                                                    Fundamentals of Writing                              on rhetoric and composition with a focus
Mechanics of Materials
                                                    3 Credits.           3 Periods.                      on persuasive, research-based writing
3 Credits.           5 Periods.
                                                    Emphasis on preparation for college-level            and understanding writing as a process.
Designed to provide students with a strong
                                                    composition with a focus on organizational           Developing advanced college-level writing
fundamental foundation in the mechanics
                                                    skills. Developing effective writing strategies      strategies through three or more writing
of solids. Includes the concepts of stress and
                                                    through	 five	 or	 more	 writing	 projects	          projects	 comprising	 at	 least	 4,000	 words	 in	
strain applied to the analysis and design of
                                                    comprising at least 2000 words in total.             total. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in
members	 subjected	 to	 axial	 and	 torsional	
                                                    Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement         ENG107.
loads	and	members	subjected	to	shear	and	
bending, applications and transformation of         test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG081
plane stress and plane strain, deformation          or ESL087, or permission of Department or            EnG111
of beams, and elastic buckling of columns.          Division.                                            Technical Writing
Prerequisites: ECE214 or (ECE211 and ECE212)                                                             3 Credits.          3 Periods
and MAT262.                                         EnG101                                               Covers analyzing, planning, organizing,
                                                               EnG1101                                   researching, and writing correspondence,
ECE216                                                                                                   reports, and presentations for specific work-
                                                    First-Year Composition                               related audiences. Includes integrating data
Computer-Aided Engineering                          3 Credits           3 Periods.
                                                                                                         and graphics into work-related documents
2 Credits.          2 Periods.                      Emphasis on rhetoric and composition
                                                                                                         and presentations. Prerequisites: ENG101
Introduction to engineering graphics,               with a focus on expository writing and
                                                                                                         with a grade of C, or better, or permission of
including tolerancing and fasteners, as well        understanding writing as a process.
                                                                                                         Instructor.
as creation and use of engineering drawings.        Establishing effective college-level writing
Prerequisites or Corequisites: ECE214 or            strategies through four or more writing
(ECE211 and ECE212). Corequisites: ECE216LL.        projects	 comprising	 at	 least	 3,000	 words	       EnG210      
                                                    in total. Prerequisites: Appropriate writing         Creative Writing
ECE216LL                                            placement test score, or a grade of C or better      3 Credits.             3 Periods.
Computer-Aided Engineering                          in ENG091 or ESL097.                                 Skills and techniques used in the production
                                                                                                         of marketable materials for contemporary
Laboratory                                                                                               publications that buy prose fiction, poetry,
1 Credit.         2 Periods.                        EnG102
                                                                                                         and expository articles. May be repeated for a
Laboratory experience in support of ECE216.                     EnG1102                                  total of six (6) credit hours with departmental
Prerequisites or Corequisites: ECE214 or            First Year Composition                               approval. Prerequisites: ENG102 with a grade
(ECE211 and ECE212). Corequisites: ECE216.          3 Credits.          3 Periods.                       of “C”, or better, or permission of department.
                                                    Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a
                English                             focus on persuasive, research-based writing
                                                                                                         EnG213
                                                    and understanding writing as a process.
                                                    Developing advanced college-level writing            Introduction to the Study of
EnG071                                              strategies through three or more writing             Language
Language Skills: Speaking and                       projects	 comprising	 at	 least	 4,000	 words	 in	   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Writing Standard English                            total. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in        Study of language as code; phonetics,
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                      ENG101.                                              phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics;
Emphasis on basic Standard English speaking                                                              language acquisition; historical and socio-
and writing skills with a focus on essential        EnG107                                               linguistics. Prerequisites: ENG102, or ENG111
grammar in developing effective sentence-                                                                with a grade of “C”, or better, or permission of
                                                    First-Year Composition for ESL                       instructor.
level speaking and written strategies.
                                                    3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement
                                                    Description: Equivalent of ENG 101 for
test score or permission of Department or                                                                EnG217
                                                    students of English as a Second Language
Division.
                                                    (ESL). Emphasis on rhetoric and composition          Personal and Exploratory Writing
                                                    with a focus on expository writing and               3 Credits.          3 Periods.
EnG081                                              understanding writing as a process.                  Using writing to explore one’s self and the
Basic Writing Skills                                Establishing effective college-level writing         world	 one	 lives	 in;	 emphasis	 on	 journal	
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                    strategies through four or more writing              writing as a source and inspiration for public
Emphasis on preparation for college-level           projects	 comprising	 at	 least	 3,000	 words	       writing. Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107 or
composition with a focus on foundational            in total. Prerequisites: Appropriate writing         equivalent.
skills. Establishing effective writing strategies   placement test score, or a grade of C or better
                                                    in ENG091 or ESL097.
through	 six	 or	 more	 writing	 projects	                                                               EnG235
comprising at least 1500 words in total.                                                                 Magazine Article Writing
Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement        EnG108                                               3 Credits.            3 Periods.
test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG071     First Year Composition for ESL                       Basic skills and techniques used by professional
or ESL077, or permission of Department or           3 Credits.        3 Periods.                         writers for publication in magazines. Includes
Division.                                           Equivalent of ENG102 for students of English         analyzing markets, identifying article slant,

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                                     Course Descriptions
writing query letters, research techniques,       maximum of six (6) credits. Prerequisites:         ESL030
editing, and submission procedures. Emphasis      Appropriate ESL placement test score or            English as a Second Language III:
on nonfiction. Prerequisites: None.               ESL002.
                                                                                                     Grammar
                                                                                                     3 Credits.           3 Periods.
EnG236                                            ESL012                                             Third level of English as a Second Language
Magazine Writer’s Workshop                        ESL I-Writing with Oral Practice                   (ESL). Emphasis on sentence structure and
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     paragraph building. Extensive grammar
In-depth instruction in the production of         Emphasis on basic conventions of writing           study and writing practice. Credit (P) or
marketable articles for magazines. Emphasis       in English. Includes introduction to the           no credit (Z). Standard grading available
on producing fresh, targeted, well-structured     alphabet, capitalization, punctuation, and         according to procedures outlined in catalog.
writing, critiquing, and revising articles        simple sentence structure. May be repeated         May be repeated for a maximum of six (6)
for submission. Prerequisites: ENG235 or          for a maximum of six (6) credits. Prerequisites:   credits. Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL
permission of Instructor. Course Notes:           Approximate ESL placement test score or            placement test score or a grade of “P” or “C”
ENG236 may be repeated for a total of six (6)     permission of instructor.                          or better in ESL020 or (ESL020AA, ESL020AB
credit hours.                                                                                        and ESL020AC).
                                                  ESL020
EnG260                                            English as a Second Language II:                   ESL031
Film Analysis                                     Grammar                                            English as a Second Language III-
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    Listening and Speaking
Understanding	 and	 enjoyment	 of	 film	 and	     Second level of English as a Second Language       3 Credits.         3 Periods.
its correlation to literature, art, music, and    (ESL). Continued emphasis on conversational        Emphasis on listening and speak ing
other disciplines. Prerequisites: None. Cross-    skills, pronunciation, vocabulary building and     skills related primarily to the academic
References: THE260                                grammar with some reading and sentence             environment. Asking questions, working
                                                  level writing. Credit (P) or no credit (Z).        in small groups, using college resources,
   English as a Second                            Standard grading available according to
                                                  procedures outlined in catalog. May be
                                                                                                     informal oral presentation. May be repeated
       Language                                   repeated for a maximum of six (6) credits.
                                                                                                     for a maximum of six credits. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                     Appropriate ESL placement test score or
                                                  Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement           ESL020 or ESL021 or ESL022 or RDG020.
ESL001                                            test score, or a grade of “P” or “C” or better
                                                  in ESL010, or (ESL010AA, ESL010AB, and
Basic English as a Second Language                                                                   ESL032
                                                  ESL010AC).
I                                                                                                    ESL III-Writing with Oral Practice
6 Credits.           6 Periods.                                                                      3 Credits.            3 Periods.
Listening, speaking, reading, and writing in      ESL021
                                                                                                     Emphasis on complex sentence patterns
English at a basic level. Focus on survival       ESL II - Listening & Speaking                      in writing and speech. Introduction to the
skills related to life in the United States.      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                     prewriting and writing process in a college
Introduction to elementary grammatical            Emphasis on listening and speaking skills
                                                                                                     setting. May be repeated for a maximum of
patterns. Prerequisites: None.                    involving social exchange. Asking and
                                                                                                     six (6) credits. Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL
                                                  answering questions, using tag questions.
                                                                                                     course placement score, or a grade of C or
                                                  Practice with question and answer patterns.
ESL010                                            Polite questions and responses. May be
                                                                                                     better in ESL022, or permission of instructor.
English as a Second Language I:                   repeated for a maximum of six (6) credits.         ESL040
Grammar                                           Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement           English as a Second Language IV:
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   test score or ESL010 or ESL011 or ESL012 or
First level of English as a Second Language       RDG010.                                            Grammar
(ESL). Emphasis on basic conversational                                                              3 Credits.            3 Periods.
skills, pronunciation, vocabulary building and                                                       Fourth-level of English as a Second Language
                                                  ESL022                                             (ESL). Continued emphasis on sentence
grammar. Some reading and sentence level
writing. Credit (P) or no credit (Z). Standard    ESL II-Writing with Oral Practice                  structure and paragraph building. Extensive
grading available according to procedures         3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   grammar study and writing practice. Credit
outlined in catalog. May be repeated for a        Emphasis on basic writing skills, accompanied      (P) or no credit (Z).
maximum of six (6) credits. Prerequisites:        by recitation of short writings. Sentence          Standard grading available according to
Appropriate ESL placement test score.             patterns and introduction of paragraph             procedures outlined in catalog. May be
                                                  writing. May be repeated for a maximum of          repeated for a maximum of six (6) credits.
                                                  six (6) credits. Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL    Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement
ESL011                                            course placement score, or a grade of C or         test score, or a grade of “P” or “C” or better
ESL I - Listening & Speaking                      better in ESL012, or permission of instructor.     in ESL030, or (ESL030AA, ESL030AB, and
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                      ESL030AC).
Emphasis on listening and speaking skills
involving survival skills. Asking and answering
questions related to work, shopping, and
personal safety. May be repeated for a

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ESL041                                               Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement test      heritage and to contemporary culture.
English as a Second Language IV:                     score, or completion of ESL020 or ESL021 or        Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107.
                                                     ESL022 or RDG020 with a grade of “P” or “C”
Listening and Speaking                               or better.
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                                                                           EnH206
Emphasis on academic skills. Listening                                                                  nature and Environmental
to lectures, notetaking, peer interaction,              English Humanities                              Literature
accessing and using media resources, formal                                                             3 Credits.          3 Periods.
oral presentations. May be repeated for a            EnH110                                             Investigates	 major	 themes	 in	 nature	 and	
maximum of six (6) credits. Prerequisites:                                                              environmental writing. Explores relationship
Appropriate ESL placement test score or              Introduction to Literature
                                                                                                        between humanity and the environment
ESL030 or ESL031 or ESL032 or RDG030.                3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                        as expressed through fiction, non-fiction,
                                                     Introduction to international literature
                                                                                                        and poetry. Examines how literature drives
                                                     through various forms of literary expression;
ESL042                                               e.g., poetry, drama, essay, biography,
                                                                                                        attitudes and policies. Prerequisites: None.
ESL IV - Writing with Oral Practice                  autobiography, short story, and novel.
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                        Provides a global overview of literature           EnH212
Emphasis on paragraph writing and oral               with special emphasis on diverse cultural          The Mexican American novel
recitation of complex sentences and                  contributions of women, African Americans,         3 Credits.         3 Periods.
paragraphs. Introduction to the prewriting           Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and           A study of the social, historical, and cultural
and writing process for short essays. May be         Native Americans. Prerequisites: None.             backgrounds as well as the form and content
repeated for a maximum of six (6) credits.                                                              of the Mexican American novel. Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL course                                                                   ENG101. ENH112 suggested but not required.
placement score, or a grade of C or better in        EnH112
                                                                                                        Cross-References: CCS212
ESL032, or permission of instructor.                 Chicano Literature
                                                     3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                     Introduction to the works of Mexican-              EnH241
ESL050                                                                                                  American Literature Before 1860
                                                     American writers of the Southwest. Samples
Review Grammar For ESL                               poetry, fiction, and essays viewed in their        3 Credits.           3 Periods.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                      relationship to American cultural heritage and     Includes literature written prior to 1860 in the
Review of grammatical concepts for ESL               to contemporary culture. Prerequisites: None.      United States. Prerequisites: None.
(English as a Second Language) students
who have some previous experience in
reading and writing English. Appropriate for         EnH117                                             EnH242
students who want to practice sentence skills        Rap Literature: The Oral Tradition                 American Literature After 1860
in English. May be repeated for a total of six (6)   3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     3 Credits.          3 Periods.
credits. Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL course       Survey of selected rap poetry looking at           Includes literature written after 1860 in the
placement score, or a grade of C or better in        the oral tradition of Africa, the Caribbean,       United States. Prerequisites: None.
ESL040, or permission of instructor.                 and the United States as precursors to East
                                                     Coast, West Coast, Southern, North Central,        EnH251
ESL051                                               and International development of the genre.        Mythology
Pronunciation Improvement for                        Investigation of cultural environments,            3 Credits.           3 Periods
                                                     historical events, competitions (the “battles”),
ESL Speakers                                         artists’ biographies, and parallel art forms as
                                                                                                        Deals with the myths and legends of
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                                                                        civilizations with the greatest influence upon
                                                     they relate to the analysis of the genre and its   the development of the literature and culture
Individualized pronunciation practice and
                                                     themes. Prerequisites: None.                       of the English speaking people, and compares
drills for English as a second language (ESL)
speakers. May be repeated for a maximum                                                                 those myths with myths from other cultures.
of six (6) credits. Prerequisites: Appropriate       EnH202                                             Prerequisites: None.
ESL course placement score, or a grade of C          Wo r l d L i t e r a t u r e A f t e r t h e
or better in (ESL020 or ESL021 or ESL022 or          Renaissance                                        EnH254
RDG020), or permission of instructor.
                                                     3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     Literature and Film
                                                     Includes a selection of the world’s literary       3 Credits.        3 Periods.
ESL061                                               masterpieces from the Renaissance to               Presents works of literature and their
Informal Conversational and                          modern times. Prerequisites: None.                 film versions and analyzes distinguishing
Written English for non-native                                                                          techniques of each medium. Prerequisites:
                                                     EnH205                                             ENG101 or ENG107 or equivalent.
Speakers
3 Credits.       3 Periods.                          Asian American Literature
Practice speaking and writing English in             3 Credits.          3 Periods.
informal settings. Emphasis on friendly              Survey	 of	 major	 Asian	 American	 writers.	
conversational techniques and effective              Examines literary types and selected works
use of the computer and the Internet to              in their relationship to American cultural
communicate in a friendly, relaxed manner.
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EnH255                                             EnH285                                                    Exercise Science
Contemporary u.S. Literature and                   Contemporary Women Writers
Film                                               3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                                                                       EXS101
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    Explores twentieth century literature (short
                                                   stories, essays, plays, and poetry) written by      Introduction to Exercise Science,
Strengths and weaknesses of literature and
film. Challenges of adapting literature to film.   women and about women. Focus on themes              K i n e s i o l o g y, a n d P h y s i c a l
Addressing racial, ethnic, gender, class and       relevant to women’s lives regardless of age,        Education
religious differences between cultures and         creed, or ethnic background. Prerequisites:         3 Credits.         3 Periods.
mediums. Use of narrative in each medium           None. Cross-reference: WST285.                      Introductory course that will provide the
and how it translates various cultural values                                                          student with a general overview of the
and assumptions. Specific genres present           EnH291                                              disciplines and professions associated with
in literature and film. Cultural metaphors                                                             the fields of Exercise Science, Kinesiology
                                                   Children’s Literature
and symbols used in literature and film.                                                               and Physical Education. Basic history,
                                                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Prerequisites: ENG101.                                                                                 philosophy, and theory of each discipline
                                                   Review of folk and modern literature
                                                                                                       will be examined as well as relevant career
                                                   from a variety of world cultures, including
                                                                                                       potential and options.Prerequisites: None.
EnH256                                             application of literary criteria to folk and
Shakespeare on Film                                modern literature for children. Prerequisites:
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     None. Cross-reference: EDU291.                      EXS112
Presents cinematic versions of Shakespeare’s                                                           Professional Applications of
plays and explains and analyzes how the            EnH292                                              Fitness Principles
dramatist’s	 major	 tragedies,	 comedies,	         Literature for Adolescents                          3 Credits             3 Periods.
histories and romances have been presented         3 Credits.           3 Periods.                     Basic principles of fitness for the prospective
on film. Prerequisites: None.                      Reviews selected literature written for             fitness professional and characteristics of
                                                   adolescents. Develops and applies literary          quality communication and fitness leadership.
EnH259                                             criteria for the evaluation of adolescent           Topics include behavior modification,
                                                   literature. Prerequisites: None.                    enhancing motivation components of
American Indian Literature
                                                                                                       fitness, fitness assessment, risk stratification,
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                       exercise programming and modifications.
Contemporary American Indian forms of              EnH294                                              Prerequisites: None.
literary expression. Selected oral traditions      Multicultural Folktales
of American Indians. Trends and movements          3 Credits.         3 Periods.
within American Indian literary history.           Study of multicultural folktales, exploring         EXS125
Prerequisites: None.                               the impact of the oral tradition in American        Intro to Exercise Physiology
                                                   society and showing classroom applications.         3 Credits.         3 Periods.
EnH260                                             Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:              Principles of exercise science applied to
Literature of the Southwest                        EDU294, STO294.                                     teaching	 fitness/aerobics.	 Major	 factors	
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                                                                          related to the function of the human body.
                                                                                                       Emphasis on anatomy/physiology, exercise
Investigates	major	themes	in	Southwestern	         EnH295
American literature including the Western                                                              physiology, and biomechanics. Prerequisites:
                                                   Banned Books and Censorship                         None. BIO160 recommended but not required.
myth, minority roles in the region’s literature,   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
control of nature versus primacy of nature,        History, motivations, and effects of censorship
and growth. Both prose and poetry are              in a democratic society. Censorship and             EXS130
examined with an emphasis on contemporary          book banning as a method of silencing               Strength Fitness-Physiological
Southwestern writing. Prerequisites: None.         diverse voices. Critical analysis of banned or      Principles and Training Techniques
                                                   challenged literature for children and adults.      3 Credits            4.5 Periods.
EnH284                                             Prerequisites: None.                                Principles and techniques of strength training
19th Century Women Writers                                                                             including strength physiology, performance
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                             Entrepreneurial                              factors, training recommendations, exercise
                                                                                                       techniques, and program design and
Investigates	 major	 themes	 in	 literature	 by	
women writing in the 19th century including
                                                              Studies                                  management. Prerequisites: None.
the nature of women’s lives in the family, in
work situations, and in society. Poetry, prose,    EPS150
essays and drama are examined with an              Introduction to Entrepreneurship
emphasis on common themes. Prerequisites:          2 Credits.           2 Periods.
None. Cross-Reference: WST284                      Fundamentals of starting or buying a new
                                                   business. The nature of the entrepreneurial
                                                   process and the skills required to be successful,
                                                   including planning, financing, starting and
                                                   managing the business. Prerequisites: None.


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EXS132                                             EXS239                                             system, cycle analysis of a single saturated
Cardiovascular Fitness:                            Practical Applications of Personal                 cycle. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: FAC/
                                                                                                      HVA101LL or permission of instructor. Cross-
Physiological Principles and                       Training Skills and Techniques                     References: HVA101
Training Techniques                                Internship
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     3 Credits.            5.4 Periods.                 FAC101LL
Covers principles and techniques of aerobic        Work experience in a fitness or health related     Refrigeration Applications and
training and the application of these to the       facility. Eighty (80) hours of designated work     Components I Lab
development of aerobic training programs.          per credit. Prerequisites: EXS220, or HES154       1 Credits.        3 Periods.
Includes instructional techniques and safety,      within the past two years, or current CPR          Servicing refrigeration units. Includes
and	stresses	injury	prevention.	Prerequisites:	    certification, or permission of Department         soldering tubing, installing/removing
None.                                              or Division.Course Notes: CPR certification        manifold gauge set, evacuating and
                                                   must be current through the duration of the        charging the system. Emphasis on safety.
EXS138                                             internship. EXS239 may be repeated for a           Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: FAC/
                                                   maximum of six (6) credits.
Star ting Your O wn Personal                                                                          HVA101 or permission of instructor. Cross-
Training Business                                                                                     References: HVA101LL
1 Credit.          1 Period.
                                                   EXS239AA
Overview of the personal training business         Practical Applications of Personal                 FAC105
in the fitness industry. Skills for becoming       Training Skills and Techniques                     Electricity for Industry
a successful and effective personal training       Internship                                         3 Credits.           3 Periods.
business owner. Prerequisites: None.               1 Credit.             1.8 Periods.                 Electricity related to industrial applications.
                                                   Work experience in a fitness or health related     Operation of and safety protocols for the
EXS145                                             facility. Eighty (80) hours of designated work     use of electrical meters. Electrical loads
Guidelines for Exercise Testing and                per credit. Prerequisites: EXS220, or HES154       calculations and evaluation of electro-
                                                   within the past two years, or current CPR          mechanical power sources. Single-phase
Prescription                                       certification, or permission of Department         motors, motor resistance and motor terminals.
3 Credits           3 Periods.
                                                   or Division. Course Notes: CPR certification       Function of electro-magnetic solenoids
Follows the current ACSM guidelines for
                                                   must be current through the duration of the        and transformers. National Electric Code.
health appraisal, risk assessment, safety
                                                   internship. EXS239AA may be repeated for a         Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: ELC/FAC/
of exercise, exercise testing, and exercise
                                                   maximum of six (6) credits.                        HVA105LL or permission of Instructor.
prescription. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                      Cross-References: HVA105, ELC105
                                                   EXS239AB
EXS190                                                                                                FAC105LL
                                                   Practical Applications of Personal
Small Group Personal Training in a                                                                    Electricity for Industry Lab
                                                   Training Skills and Techniques
Studio Setting                                                                                        1 Credits.           3 Periods.
2 Credits.            2 Periods.                   Internship                                         Diagramming and assembling series
Planning and teaching of group exercise and        2 Credits.            3.6 Periods.                 circuits, parallel circuits and wiring relays,
fitness classes in a studio setting. Leadership    Work experience in a fitness or health related     thermostats, switches and lights. Electrical
techniques for effective cueing, appropriate       facility. Eighty (80) hours of designated work     readings on compressors. Emphasis on safety.
use of music, safety concerns, warm up, cool       per credit. Prerequisites: EXS220, or HES154       Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: ELC/FAC/
down and various formats for current popular       within the past two years, or current CPR          HVA105 or permission of instructor. Cross-
classes.Prerequisites: EXS125 and EXS130, or       certification, or permission of Department         References: ELC105LL, HVA105LL
accredited national fitness certification, or      or Division. Course Notes: CPR certification
permission of Instructor.                          must be current through the duration of the
                                                   internship. EXS239AB may be repeated for a         FAC106
                                                   maximum of six (6) credits.                        Industrial Safety
EXS192                                                                                                2 Credits.           2 Periods.
Small Group Personal Training in
a Gym
                                                   Facilities Management                              Safety, health management and accident
                                                                                                      prevention in industrial work environment.
2 Credits.          2 Periods.                                                                        Role of Occupational Safety and Health
Planning and leading small groups in               FAC101                                             Administration (OSHA) act, materials handling,
various formats in a gym or health club            Refrigeration Components and                       electrical safety, machine safety, first response
setting. Development and implementation                                                               to fire and medical emergencies, safety signs
                                                   Applications I                                     and color codes, recognition of safety and
of safe and effective use of various types         2 Credits.           2 Periods.
of popular equipment in a small group                                                                 health hazards accident prevention, and
                                                   Major	components	of	refrigeration	systems.	
workout.Prerequisites: EXS125 and EXS130,                                                             management’s responsibilities. Prerequisites:
                                                   Properties of refrigerants and piping practices.
or accredited national fitness certification, or                                                      None. Cross-References: GTC106, MIT106,
                                                   Principles of pressure, work, energy, power,
permission of Instructor.                                                                             OSH106
                                                   matter, internal energy, heat, temperature
                                                   and the ideal gas processes. Saturated and
                                                   superheated vapors. Pressure-enthalpy chart
                                                   and its component parts, vapor compression

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FAC115                                                   FAC210LL                                            to the BLS (Basic Life Support) Training
Motors, Controls and Wiring                              Facilities Air Conditioning Systems                 Program per Arizona Revised Statutes, and
                                                                                                             must have a current validation in Basic
Diagrams                                                 Lab                                                 Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider/
3 Credits.               3 Periods.                      1 Credits.           3 Periods.                     Professional Rescuer. Minimum tenth grade
Principles of three-phase motors. Wye and                Routine procedures on operational central           level reading proficiency on the Nelson-
Delta wiring. Calculation of motor current               forced- air conditioning systems and hydronic       Denney Examination or appropriate Reading
draw. Sequence of operation, wiring diagram              pumping systems. Components and function            course placement score. Proof of: TB testing
and electrical components associated                     of large chillers, cooling towers, hot water        or chest x-ray with a negative result within
with industrial equipment. Procedures                    boilers, associated piping, pumps and               6 months prior to registration; Immunity to
for evaluating electrical problems. Safety               constant volume and variable air volume             rubella (German measles) and rubeola. Cross-
stressed. Prerequisites: ELC/FAC/HVA105,                 (VAV) air handlers. Perform pump sizing             References: EMT104
or permission of department, or ELC/FAC/                 calculations and measurements. Perform
HVA105LL, or permission of department.                   measurements and calculations of pressure
Co re q u i s i te s : E LC / FAC / H VA 1 1 5 L L o r   and air velocity in ducts. Apply the principles     FSC105
permission of department. Cross-References:              of psychometrics to central air handling            Hazardous Materials/First
ELC115, HVA115.                                          systems. Evaluation of the energy balance           Responder
                                                         of components and systems. Personal                 3 Credits.         3 Periods.
FAC115LL                                                 and equipment safety. Prerequisites: (FAC/          Basic methods of recognition and
Motors, Controls and Wiring                              HVA101, HVA112 and ELC/FAC/HVA115), or              identification based upon the chemical and
                                                         permission of department. Corequisites: FAC/        physical properties of hazardous materials;
Diagrams Lab                                             HVA210 or permission of department. Cross-
1 Credits.            3 Periods.                                                                             basic safety procedures when utilizing
                                                         References: HVA210LL.                               specific types of protective clothing and
Drawing wiring diagrams, wiring systems and
checking electrical circuits. Troubleshooting                                                                equipment; basic tactical information relating
electrical problems of three-phase motors                            Fire Science                            to scene management. Confined space
and controls. Safety stressed. Prerequisites:                        Technology                              operations in accordance with the National
                                                                                                             Fire Protection Agency. Prerequisites: None.
E LC / FAC / H VA 1 0 5 , o r p e r m i s s i o n o f
department, or ELC/FAC/HVA105LL, or
permission of department. Corequisites: ELC/             FSC102                                              FSC108
FAC/HVA115 or permission of department.                  Fire Department Operations                          Fundamentals of Fire Prevention
Cross-References: ELC115LL, HVA115LL                     11 Credits.         19.6 Periods.                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                         Introductory fire science course primarily          Fundamentals of fire prevention. Includes
FAC210                                                   designed for the fire department recruit.           techniques, procedures, regulations, and
                                                         Includes firefighting skills, equipment, and        enforcement. Also includes discussion of
Facilities Air Conditioning Systems                      administrative policies, fire department
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                               hazards in ordinary and special occupancies.
                                                         operations, personnel policies, and                 Field trips and lectures from industry also
Fundamental principles of air conditioning
                                                         International Fire Service Accreditation            included. Prerequisites: None.
including all-air, all-water (hydronic) and
                                                         Congress Practical Skills Testing. Prerequisites:
air-water combination systems. Overview
                                                         (EMT/FSC104, FSC105 and FSC130) and
of the physical principles, including air                                                                    FSC111
                                                         permission of Instructor. Corequisites: FSC134.
distribution systems and heating and cooling                                                                 Emergency Vehicle Driver Operator
load calculation. System components and                                                                      2 Credits.          2 Periods.
application theory for boilers, chillers,                FSC104                                              Emergency vehicle operators training
pumps, fans, and cooling towers. Theory                  Emergency Medical Technology                        including the problems facing operators;
and application of central air conditioning              9 Credits.          11.4 Periods.                   the personal qualities of emergency vehicle
systems, air cleaning and humidification                 Techniques of emergency medical care in             operator candidates; legal responsibilities
devices, pressure boosting, heat storage,                accordance with national and state curriculum.      of operators; and physical forces involved
expansion and pressurization equipment.                  Study of the human body, patient assessment,        in driving an emergency vehicle. Includes
Properties of water, pressure distribution               treatment of medically or traumatically             hands-on training in an emergency response
in hydronic systems, flow in pipes, pressure             compromised patients, special hazards,              vehicle. Prerequisites: None.
drop/head loss, pump applications and                    and medical operations. IV monitoring,
pressurization of open and closed hydronic               Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS),
systems. Fundamentals of low and high                    patient-assisted medication administration,         FSC113
temperature water systems. Prerequisites:                automated external defibrillators (AEDs),           Introduction to Fire Suppression
(FAC/HVA101, HVA112 and ELC/FAC/HVA115)                  and blood-glucose monitoring. Includes              3 Credits.         3 Periods.
or permission of department. Corequisites:               participation in an eight-hour rotation             Characteristics and behavior of fire, fire
FAC/HVA210LL or permission of department.                consisting of patient assessment through            hazard properties of ordinary materials,
Cross-References: HVA210                                 clinical, vehicular, and or scenario-based          extinguishing agents, fire suppression
                                                         education at a local emergency department           organization and equipment, basic fire
                                                         outside normal class hours. Requires personal       fighting tactics, and public relations as
                                                         pocket mask, stethoscope, pen light, and            affected by fire suppression. Prerequisites:
                                                         trauma scissors. Prerequisites: Must be             None.
                                                         at least 18 years of age prior to applying
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FSC117                                             by which responders can identify and protect    signaling systems, fire service planning, and
Fire Apparatus                                     themselves and the public from these            relationships with other city departments.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    threats. Coordination of responding agencies.   Prerequisites: None.
Principles of care, maintenance and operation      Prerequisites: None. Cross-Reference: AJS139,
of fire apparatus and pumps. Includes pump         DPR139                                          FSC204
construction and accessories, pumping                                                              Firefighting Tactics and Strategy
techniques, power development, and                 FSC146                                          3 Credits.           3 Periods.
transmission. Driving, troubleshooting and                                                         Methods of coordinating personnel,
                                                   Disaster Recovery Operations                    equipment, and apparatus on the
producing effective fire streams. Prerequisites:   3 Credits.        3 Periods.
None.                                                                                              fireground. Practical methods of controlling
                                                   Specialized knowledge and skills for the
                                                                                                   and extinguishing structural and other
                                                   emergency manager in developing programs
FSC118                                                                                             types of fires. Includes simulation exercises.
                                                   and activities associated with disaster
Fire Hydraulics                                                                                    Prerequisites: FSC113, or permission of
                                                   recovery assistance and mitigation actions
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                     instructor, or equivalent
                                                   that reduce losses from future disasters.
Review of basic mathematics. Hydraulic             Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:
laws and formulas as applied to the fire           AJS146                                          FSC205
service. Application of formulas and mental                                                        Command Strategies for Major
calculations to hydraulic problems, water
                                                   FSC147                                          Emergencies
supply variables, and discharge requirements                                                       3 Credits.            3 Periods.
for pumpers. Prerequisites: None.                  Emergency Preparedness
                                                                                                   Effective	 methods	 of	 managing	 major	
                                                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                                                                   emergency incidents including multiple
                                                   Emergency preparedness related to natural
FSC119                                                                                             alarm	 structural	 fires,	 high	 rise	 fires,	 major	
                                                   and manmade disasters. Planning concepts
Introduction Fire Service Ethics                   and the planning process; awareness and
                                                                                                   brush fires, complex hazardous materials
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                    incidents and multi-casualty medical
                                                   education programs and strategies for the
Ethical issues, standards, and philosophical                                                       incidents. Includes incidents that require
                                                   general community as well as business
consideration of moral problems encountered                                                        the commitment of resources based on a
                                                   and industries. Prerequisites: None. Cross-
in fire service. Ethical responsibility of fire                                                    transitional situation and/or managing the
                                                   References: AJS147
service personnel and those they serve.                                                            effective interaction between numerous
Prerequisites: None.                                                                               agencies to achieve control. Prerequisites:
                                                   FSC148                                          FSC204.
FSC130                                             Fundamentals of Emergency
Fitness for Firefighters/CPAT                      Management                                      FSC208
1 Credit.             1.5 Period.                  3 Credits.         3 Periods.                   Firefighter Safety and Building
Skills and abilities required for entry level      Emergency management systems including
                                                                                                   Construction
position in the fire service including physical    career oppor tunities, function, tasks
                                                                                                    3 Credits.           3 Periods.
ability, and stamina. Opportunity to take          and responsibilities of the emergency
                                                                                                   Actions necessary to provide for the safety
the International Association of Fire Fighters     management program manager, role of
                                                                                                   of firefighters operating on the fireground.
(IAFF) Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT)      the emergency manager in mitigation,
                                                                                                   Effects that fire and heat may have on various
at the end of the course. Prerequisites: None.     preparedness, response, and recovery.
                                                                                                   types of building construction resulting
.                                                  Past civil defense and current emergency
                                                                                                   in the loss of structural integrity. Includes
FSC134                                             management systems since evolution from
                                                                                                   signs and symptoms of structural damage.
                                                   World War II. Prerequisites: None. Cross-
Fitness and Conditioning for                                                                       Prerequisites: FSC113, or permission of
                                                   References: AJS148, DPR148
Firefighters                                                                                       instructor, or equivalent
3 Credits.         4.6 Periods.
Overview of all aspects of fitness for             FSC149                                          FSC209
current and prospective firefighters.              Hazard Mitigation                               Fire Investigation I
Includes physical and mental aspects of            3 Credits.        3 Periods.
                                                                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
performance for optimal achievement on             Knowledge and skills required to develop
                                                                                                   Methods of determining point of fire origin,
fire department agility tests and fire fighting    programs to reduce losses from future
                                                                                                   path of fire travel, and fire cause. Includes
tasks; individual conditioning strategies,         disasters, emergencies, and other extreme
                                                                                                   recognizing and preserving evidence;
nutritional guidelines, protective clothing        events caused by natural and manmade
                                                                                                   interviewing witnesses; arson laws and types
concepts, and basic exercise principles. Pre-      hazards. Prerequisites: None. Cross-
                                                                                                   of arson fires; and court testimony, reports,
employment, evaluation, and lifelong fitness       References: AJS149, DPR149
                                                                                                   and records. Prerequisites: None.
and conditioning. Prerequisites: None.
                                                   FSC202
                                                                                                   FSC210
FSC139                                             S u p e r v i s o r y Tr a i n i n g f o r
                                                                                                   Fire Investigation II
Emergency Response to Terrorism                    Firefighters                                 3 Credits.          3 Periods.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    3 Credits.        3 Periods.                 Focus on practical skills for fire investigators.
Fundamentals of emergency response                 Administrative methods applied to the fire   Emphasis on hands-on application with
to suspected terrorist events. Historical          service, departmental organization, and      practice examining and recording the fire/
perspective of terrorist activities and methods    personnel management. Includes fire alarm
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arson scene. Includes class room and field
exercises on each section. Prerequisites:
                                                       Food and nutrition                             FOn247
                                                                                                      Weight Management Theory
FSC209 or permission of Instructor.                                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                   FOn100                                             Comprehensive study of genetic,
FSC211                                             Introductory nutrition                             physiological, psychological, metabolic, and
Fire Investigation III                             3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    environmental influences on body weight.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     Introduction to the science of food and            In- depth study of the theories of body weight
Focus on case building for fire investigators.     human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary       with emphasis on distinguishing between
Emphasis on hands-on application, practice         recommendations and applications for               behavioral and biological approaches. Focus
examining and recording the fire/arson scene.      maximizing well-being and minimizing risk          on discovering successful healthful long-term
Includes field exercises with arson task force     of chronic disease throughout the life cycle.      weight management strategies. Prerequisites:
to investigate a crime scene. Prerequisites:       An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing          FON100 or FON241 or permission of instructor.
FSC210 or permission of Instructor.                the importance of energy and fluid balance,
                                                   and optimal functioning of the digestive
                                                   system. Understanding factors that influence             General Business
FSC212                                             food intake in different cultures. Methods for
Fire Investigation IV                              evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a      GBS103
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   focus on modern food safety and technology         Principles of Banking
Skills and information for those responsible       practices, and a worldview of nutrition are        3 Credits.         3 Periods.
for fire investigation. Focus on courtroom and     included. Emphasis is on personal dietary          History, characteristics and significance of
testimony. Includes continuing arson task          behavior change for a holistic life of wellness.   American banking system, includes types
force team assignment. Prerequisites: FSC211       Prerequisites: None.                               of accounts, banking services and the
or permission of Instructor.                                                                          relationship of commercial banks to their
                                                   FOn144                                             depositors. Prerequisites: None.
FSC214
                                                   Gourmet Foods
Human Resource Management in                        3 Credits         4 Periods.                      GBS110
Fire Service                                       The art and appreciation of gourmet                Human Relations in Business and
 3 Credits.        3 Periods.                      foods, accompanied by preparation and
Management of fire service personnel                                                                  Industry
                                                   appropriate services. Prerequisites: None.
functions. Includes selection procedures,                                                             3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                   Cross-References: HRM144.
employee discipline, performance ratings,                                                             Exploration of fundamental theories and
elements of supervision. Labor relations                                                              concepts of human relations in business
                                                   FOn230                                             and industry. Particular emphasis is placed
and related personnel responsibilities.
Prerequisites: FSC202 or four years in the fire    nutrition for Special Populations                  on developing effective interpersonal
service.                                           3 Credits.        3 Periods.                       relationships and leadership skills within an
                                                   Managing and understanding the                     organization. Prerequisites: None.
                                                   nutrition needs of special populations.
FSC215                                             These populations include people who are
Customer Service in the Public                                                                        GBS114
                                                   diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes,
Sector                                                                                                Principles of Quality Service
                                                   women who are pregnant, children who are
                                                                                                      3 Credits.         3 Periods.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    suffering from obesity, and senior adults.
                                                                                                      Quality service principles in credit/service
Examines the personal and practical skills         Prerequisites: FON100 or permission of
                                                                                                      industries emphasizing total quality and
needed to enhance customer service in the          instructor.
                                                                                                      continuous improvement as a model for
public sector with an emphasis on application,
                                                                                                      change. Identifying/understanding customer
basic management requirements, and                 FOn241                                             requirements. mapping a work process,
training. Prerequisites: None.                     Principles of Human nutrition                      measuring the amount of change in a process’
                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    performance and solving work process
FSC224                                             Scientific principles of human nutrition.          problems. Collecting data and data analysis.
Incident Command Systems                           Emphasis on health promotion and concepts          Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    for conveying accurate nutrition information in
Methods for managing emergency incidents           a professional setting. Addresses therapeutic
                                                                                                      GBS131
including command, control and coordination        nutrition principles for treatment of common
of response to all types of incidents, including   health conditions. Includes exploration of         Business Calculations
                                                   food sources of nutrients, basic metabolism        3 Credits.          3 Periods.
hazardous materials, natural hazards, fire and
                                                   of nutrients in the human body, relationship       Review of basic arithmetic and application of
multiple causality incidents. Emphasis on
                                                   between diet and other lifestyle factors, use      mathematics to business problems, includes
stabilization and protecting life, property, and
                                                   of supplements, current recommendations            percentage, interest, discount, and markups.
environment. Prerequisites: None.
                                                   for food selection throughout the life cycle,      Prerequisites: None.
                                                   and use of nutrition tools for planning food
                                                   intake or assessment of nutritional status.
                                                   Prerequisites: None.

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GBS151                                            of relationships, and statistical process          Role of Occupational Safety and Health
Introduction to Business                          management. Includes the use of spreadsheet        Administration (OSHA) act, materials handling,
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    software for business statistical analysis.        electrical safety, machine safety, first response
Characteristics and activities of current         Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in GBS220      to fire and medical emergencies, safety signs
local, national, and international business.      or MAT217.                                         and color codes, recognition of safety and
An overview of economics, marketing,                                                                 health hazards accident prevention, and
management and finance. Prerequisites:            GBS233                                             management’s responsibilities. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                     None. Cross-References: FAC106, MIT106,
None.                                             Business Communication
                                                                                                     OSH106.
                                                  3 Credits.        3 Periods.
GBS161                                            Internal and external business
                                                                                                     GTC107
                                                  communications, including verbal and
Mathematics of Business                                                                              Technical Mathematics I
                                                  nonverbal techniques. Prerequisites: ENG101
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                      3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                  or ENG107 with grade of “C” or better, or
Applications of basic financial mathematics;                                                         Mathematical principles to include basic
                                                  permission of department/division.
includes interest, financial statement, stocks                                                       operations, significant digits, exponents,
and bonds, and international business.
                                                  GBS261                                             square roots and order of operations. Solve
Prerequisites: GBS131, or MAT102, or                                                                 problems using arithmetic, signed numbers,
permission of department/division.                Investments I
                                                  3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   percentages, fractions, exponents, and
                                                  Evaluation of various investment forms             square root. Use of hand held calculator.
GBS205                                            including study of inflation, taxation,            Technology related problems. Recommended
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory                    government securities, stocks and bonds,           for all technology students except electronics.
                                                  real estate and retirement plans. Prerequisites:   Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:
Issues in Business                                                                                   MET107.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    None.
Legal theories, ethical issues and regulatory                                                        GTC108
climate affecting business policies and           GBS270AC                                           Technical Mathematics II
decisions. Prerequisites: None.                   Business Internship                                3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                  3 Credits.        3 Periods.                       Fundamental algebraic operations. Problem
GBS206                                            General business work experience in                solving involving metric measurement, gears,
Business Law (uCC)                                a business or industry. Eighty hours of            pulleys, simple mechanism problems. Areas
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    designated work per credit. Prerequisites:         and volume calculations of geometric figures.
Legal and ethical aspects of contracts, sales,    Permission of Department.                          Essentials of trigonometry for solving right
commercial paper, secured transactions,                                                              and oblique triangles. Prerequisites: GTC/
documents of title, letter of credit, bank        GBS294                                             MET107 or permission of instructor. Cross-
deposits, and collections. Prerequisites: None.                                                      References: MET108.
                                                  Consumer Credit
                                                  3 Credits.         3 Periods.
GBS207                                            Consumer lending by financial institutions.        GTC206
Business Law (General Corporate)                  Prerequisites: None.                               CnC Programming
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                                                                     3 Credits.         4 Periods.
Legal and ethical aspects of agency,              GBS298AA                                           CNC Programming of Word Address Language
partnerships, corporations, bankruptcy,                                                              (G&M Code) for computer numerical control
                                                  Special Projects
antitrust, securities, and other regulations of                                                      (CNC) Machine tools. 2, 3 and 4-Axis CNC
                                                  1 Credit.            1 Period.
business. Prerequisites: None.                                                                       Programming for CNC controlled machines.
                                                  Organized and tailored around the interests
                                                                                                     Computer based tool path verification, CNC
                                                  and needs of the individual student. Structured
                                                                                                     controller tool path verification and CNC
GBS220                                            to provide an atmosphere of individualized
                                                                                                     machine tool program verification. Study of
Quantitative Methods in Business                  research and study paralleled by professional
                                                                                                     tooling, Speeds, Feeds and material removal
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    expertise and guidance. Professional-type
                                                                                                     as related to CNC machine tools and CNC
Business applications of quantitative             facilities and equipment available for student
                                                                                                     controlled machines. Prerequisites: MET231
optimization methods in operations                use. Allows the best aspects of independent
                                                                                                     or machine shop experience or permission of
management decisions. Prerequisites: (Grade       study and individualized learning to be
                                                                                                     Program Director. Cross-References: MET206
of “C” or better in MAT150, or MAT151, or         combined to maximize student development.
MAT152) or equivalent, or satisfactory score      Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
on district placement exam.                       or instructor.                                     GTC216
                                                                                                     Properties of Materials
GBS221                                               General Technology                              3 Credits.         3 Periods.
          BuS2201                                                                                    Study of manufacturing properties of
Business Statistics                                                                                  materials, the behavior of materials under
                                                  GTC106                                             load, stress and strain and torsion and
3 Credits.        3 Periods.
                                                  Industrial Safety                                  qualities of materials other than strength.
Business applications of descriptive
                                                  2 Credits.        2 Periods.                       Prerequisites: None.
and inferential statistics, measurement
                                                  Safety, health management and accident
                                                  prevention in industrial work environment.
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GTC236                                                Geography, Cultural                              HCR240
CAD/CAM Computer numerical                                                                             Human Pathophysiology
Control (CnC) Programming                          GCu121                                              4 Credits.          4 Periods.
3 Credits.         6 Periods.                                                                          Chemical, biological, biochemical, and
                                                   World Geography I: Eastern                          psychological processes as a foundation for
Programming of Computer Numerical
Control (CNC) machine tools such as CNC
                                                   Hemisphere                                          the understanding of alterations in health. The
                                                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       structural and functional pathophysiology of
Milling Machines, and Turning Centers. Utilize
                                                   Description and analysis of areal variations in     alterations in health; selected therapeutics
Computer Aided Drafting and Computer
                                                   social, economic, and political phenomena           considered. Prerequisites: BIO202 or BIO205
Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) for design
                                                   in	major	world	regions.	Emphasis	on	Europe,	        or equivalent.
and generation of part geometry. Verification
                                                   Russia, North Africa, and the Asian world.
of tool path using CAM graphics. Generate
                                                   Prerequisites: None.
program media using a CAM post processor.                                                                           Health Core
Prerequisites: None.
                                                   GCu122                                                           Curriculum
               Geology                             World Geography II: Western
                                                                                                       HCC109
                                                   Hemisphere
                                                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       CPR for Health Care Provider
GLG101                                             Description and analysis of variations in social,   .5 Credit.          .5 Period.
           GLG1101                                 economic,	and	political	phenomena	in	major	         Current American Heart Association standards
Intro to Geology I: Physical Lecture               world regions. Emphasis on Sub-Saharan              for one and two rescuer cardiopulmonary
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    Africa, Latin America, and Anglo-America.           resuscitation (CPR) and obstructed airway
A study of the kind and arrangement of             Prerequisites: None.                                procedures on the adult, infant, and
materials composing the earth’s crust and the                                                          pediatric victim. Use of automatic, external
geological processes at work on and within
the earth’s surface. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                  German                               defibrillation and resuscitation equipment.
                                                                                                       Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:
                                                                                                       EMT109, RES109
GLG103                                             GER101
          GLG1101                                           GER1101                                    HCC130AA
Introduction to Geology I: Physical                Elementary German I                                 Health Care Today
                                                   4 Credits.         4 Periods.                       .5 Credit.                .5 Period.
Lab                                                Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary         Overview of current health care professions
1 Credit.          3 Periods.                      of the German language. Includes the study          i n c l u d i n g c a re e r a n d l a b o r m a r k e t
May accompany GLG101. Study of common              of German culture, practice of listening,           information. Health care delivery systems,
rock-forming minerals, rocks, and maps.            speaking, reading and writing skills.               third-party payers, and facility ownership.
Prerequisites: None.                               Prerequisites: None.                                Health organization structure, patient rights
                                                                                                       and quality care. Prerequisites: None.
GLG110                                             GER102
Geological Disasters and the                                GER1102                                    HCC130AB
Environment                                        Elementary German II                                Workplace Behavior in Health Care
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     4 Credits.         4 Periods.                       .5 Credit.           .5 Period.
Acquaints students with the use and                Continued study of grammar and vocabulary           Health care and life values. Definition and
importance of geological studies as they           of the German language along with the study         importance of values, ethics, and essential
apply to the interactions between people           of German culture. Emphasis on German               behaviors in the workplace. Worker rights and
and the earth. Includes geological processes       language skills. Prerequisites: GER101 or           responsibilities. Prerequisites: None.
and hazards such as floods, earthquakes, and       equivalent.
landslides; use of fossil fuels; mining of raw                                                         HCC130AC
materials. Prerequisites: None.
                                                      Health Care Related                              Personal Wellness and Safety
                                                                                                       .5 Credit.           .5 Period.
GLG111                                                                                                 Introduces healthful living practices to
Geological Disasters and the                       HCR210                                              include nutrition, stress management and
Environment Lab                                    Clinical Health Care Ethics                         exercise. Includes Occupational Safety and
1 Credit.          3 Periods.                      3 Credits.          2 Periods.                      Health Administration (OSHA) standard
May accompany GLG110. Basic geological             An introduction to health care ethics with          precautions and facility safety. Use of
processes and concepts. Emphasis on                emphasis on analysis and ethical decision           principles of body mechanics in daily living
geology-related environmental problems             making at both the clinical and health              activities. Prerequisites: None.
concerning Arizona. Case histories and field       policy levels for health care professionals.
studies. May require field trips. Prerequisites:   Theoretical foundation of bioethics reviewed
None.                                              within historical and contemporary contexts.
                                                   Prerequisites: ENG102.


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HCC130AD                                                  Health Science                              HVA105
Communication and Teamwork in                                                                         Electricity for Industry
the Health Care Organizations                                                                         See description under cross-reference course
                                                  HES100                                              FAC105
.5 Credit.          .5 Period.
Emphasis on basic communication skills
                                                  Healthful Living
                                                  3 Credits.            3 Periods.
which facilitate team work in the health care
                                                  Health and wellness and their application to
                                                                                                      HVA105LL
setting. Focus on development of personal                                                             Electricity for Industry Lab
                                                  an optimal life style. Explores current topics of
communication skills and an understanding                                                             See description under cross-reference course
                                                  interest such as stress management, nutrition,
of how effective communication skills                                                                 FAC105LL
                                                  fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates
promote team work. Focus on intercultural
                                                  common risk factors associated with modern
communication strategies. Prerequisites:
None.
                                                  lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.                    HVA115
                                                                                                      Motors, Controls and Wiring
HCC130AE                                          HES154                                              Diagrams
Legal Issues in Health Care                       Fi r s t A i d / C a r d i o p u l m o n a r y      See description under cross-reference course
                                                  Resuscitation                                       FAC115
.5 Credit.           .5 Period.
Basic legal terminology used in the health care   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
setting. Legal concepts related to health care    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and             HVA115LL
employment, medical documentation, and            first aid for the adult, child and infant           Motors, Controls and Wiring
communication. Introduction to regulatory         patients includes Automated External
                                                  Defibrillator(AED), rescue breathing,
                                                                                                      Diagrams Lab
requirements in health care. Prerequisites:                                                           See description under cross-reference course
None.                                             obstructed airway, and other first aid
                                                                                                      FAC115LL
                                                  procedures. Designed to train citizen
                                                  responders in skills and procedures required
HCC130AF                                          during emergency situation.Prerequisites:           HVA210
Decision Making in the Health Care                None.                                               Facilities Air Conditioning Systems
Setting                                                                                               See description under cross-reference course
.5 Credit.         .5 Period.                     HES271                                              FAC210
Principles and application of the decision
making model. Description and application
                                                  Prevention and Treatment of
                                                  Athletic Injuries                                   HVA210LL
of ethics and process improvement and the
relationship of both to the decision making       3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       Facilities Air Conditioning Systems
model. Prerequisites: None.                       Prevention	 and	 care	 of	 athletic	 injuries,	     Lab
                                                  emphasizing use of modern training                  See description under cross-reference course
                                                  techniques and support materials. Utilization       FAC210LL
HCC146                                            of preventive taping, strapping, bandaging,
Common Medical Terminology for
Health Care Workers
                                                  cardiopulmonary resuscitation, massage,
                                                  cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, and practical                 Heavy Equipment
2 Credits.         2 Periods.                     application of muscle reconditioning.                       Operation
Common medical terms used in health               Prerequisites: None.
care. Body systems approach to terms                                                                  HEO117
related to structures, functions, diseases,
procedures, and diagnostic tests. Building and
                                                   Heating, Ventilating &                             Forklift Operations
analyzing terms using word parts. Medical            Air Conditioning                                 See description under cross-reference course
                                                                                                      PPT117
abbreviations and symbols and term spelling.
Prerequisites: None.                              HVA101
                                                  Refrigeration Components and
                                                                                                                     History
        Health Related                            Applications I
                                                  See description under cross-reference course        HIS100
HLR101                                            FAC101                                              History of Western Civilization to
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/                                                                        the Middle Ages
Basic Cardiac Life Support                        HVA101LL                                            3 Credits.          3 Periods.
See description under cross-reference course      Refrigeration Applications and                      Survey of the origin and development of
EMT101                                                                                                Western civilization and its institutions from
                                                  Components I Lab                                    prehistory through the Ancient World and the
                                                  See description under cross-reference course        Middle Ages. Prerequisites: None.
                                                  FAC101LL




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HIS101                                           HIS109                                          HIS204
History of Western Civilization                  Mexican-American History and                    African-American History 1865 to
Middle Ages to 1789                              Culture                                         Present
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Survey of origin and development of Western      Examination of origins and development of       Multifaceted experiences of African-American
civilization and its institutions from the       Spanish-American and Mexican- American          people from the post-Civil War period (1865) to
Renaissance and Reformation through Age of       peoples and their contribution to culture,      the present, including the collective struggle
Enlightenment. Prerequisites: None.              history and development of United States.       for freedom, equality, and self-determination
                                                 Emphasis on Mexican-American War and its        in the United States. Prerequisites: HIS203.
HIS102                                           impact on educational, social, and economic
                                                 conditions of the Mexican-Americans of the      HIS209
History of Western Civilization                  southwest. Prerequisites: None.
1789 to Present                                                                                  The Chicano in Twentieth Century
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                   America
Survey of origin and development of
                                                 HIS110                                          3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Western civilization and its institutions from   World History to 1500                           Analysis of the twentieth century Chicano
French Revolution through the present.           3 Credits.          3 Periods.                  experience. Historical perspective of the
Prerequisites: None.                             Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and   emergence of Chicanos as an influential
                                                 political elements of world history from the    minority in the United States. Prerequisites:
                                                 beginning of human civilization to 1500.        None.
HIS103                                           Prerequisites: None.
u.S. History to 1865
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                  HIS273
The political, economic, and social
                                                 HIS111                                          uS Experience in Vietnam
development of the United States from the        World History 1500 to the Present               1945 - 1975
Pre-Columbian period through the end of the      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                 3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Civil War (1865). Prerequisites: None.           Survey of the economic, social, cultural, and
                                                                                                 Survey of the US experience in Vietnam, 1945-
                                                 political elements of world history from 1500
                                                                                                 1975, in view of political, economic, and social
                                                 to the present. Prerequisites: None.
HIS104                                                                                           forces of the Cold War. Prerequisites: None.
u.S. History 1865 to Present
3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                 HIS145                                          HIS277
The political, economic, and social              History of Mexico                               The Modern Middle East
development of United States from 1865 to        3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                 3 Credits.           3 Periods.
the present time. Prerequisites: None.           Survey of the political, economic, and social
                                                                                                 Survey of the political, religious and economic
                                                 forces which have shaped the development
                                                                                                 development of the Middle East since 1500.
                                                 of Mexico from Pre-columbian times to the
HIS106                                           present. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                 Emphasis on the decline of the Moslem
Southwest History                                                                                empire(s), the resurgence of contemporary
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                  Pan- Arabism, the Palestinian-Israeli question,
Survey of Hispanic, Anglo, African-American
                                                 HIS201                                          jihadism,	 fundamentalist	 terrorism,	 the	
and Native cultures of the peoples who have      History of Women in America                     Taliban and Al Qaeda, and the impact of oil
settled the American Southwest. Emphasis on      3 Credits.         3 Periods.                   production on the region and the rest of the
cattle, mining, fur trade and transportation     Introduction to women’s history from            world. Prerequisites: None.
industries and role development of the           the colonial per iod to the present.
region. Prerequisites: None.                     Deals chronologically with changes and
                                                 developments which have influenced the
                                                                                                       Hotel Restaurant
HIS108                                           lives of women. Prerequisites: None.                   Management
united States History 1945 to the
Present                                          HIS203                                          HRM102
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                    African-American History I                      Menu Planning Development
Survey of American history from 1945             3 Credits.         3 Periods.                   See description under cross-reference course
to the present. Focuses on the political,        History and cultural heritage of African-       CUL102
social, economic and cultural history of         Americans from their beginnings in Ancient
the United States from the end of World          Africa through the experience of chattel
War II to the present time. Includes             slavery in the Americas to their eventual
domestic developments and foreign policy.        emancipation and participation in the
Prerequisites: None.                             American Civil War. Prerequisites: None.




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                                         Course Descriptions
HRM110                                                 HRM244                                             HRM296WA
Introduction to Hospitality and                        Quality Sanitation Management                      Cooperative Education
Tourism Management                                     3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     1 Credits.            5 Periods.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                         Systems approach to answering public               Work-college experiences that involve
A fundamental overview of the hotel,                   health concerns, reducing sanitation risks,        the combined efforts of educators and
restaurant, and tourism segments of the                and ensuring satisfaction for guests, staff        employers to accomplish an outcome related
hospitality and tourism industry. Provides             members, and owners. Definition and                to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	
an overview of the operational sectors of              implementation of sanitation quality, cost         Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve
the industry and reviews management                    control, and risk reduction in a hospitality       (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point
components and skills. Contains components             operation. Prerequisites: None.                    average, and be able to obtain a position
to develop communication skills and a                                                                     related to student’s academic or career
professional career plan. Prerequisites: None.         HRM260                                             goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	
                                                                                                          permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must
                                                       Hospitality Human Resource                         be concurrently enrolled in at least one class
HRM120                                                 Management                                         which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	
Hotel Facility Management                              3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   interest or with permission of the instructor.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                         Examines concepts and applications of human
Fundamental duties and responsibilities                resource management in the hospitality             HRM298AA
of hotel facility management. Emphasis                 industry. Topics include recruitment, selection,   Special Projects
on detail tasks, including personnel,                  training and evaluation. Emphasis on current       1 Credit.            1 Period.
cleaning, purchasing, equipment, textiles,             management methods and productivity                Organized and tailored around the interests
maintenance, and safety. Examines basic                in the service environment. Prerequisites:         and needs of the individual student. Structured
systems for hotel facility management record           HRM110 or approval of instructor.                  to provide an atmosphere of individualized
keeping. Prerequisites: None.                                                                             research and study paralleled by professional
HRM126                                                 HRM270                                             expertise and guidance. Professional-type
Food Service Cost Systems                              Hospitality Marketing                              facilities and equipment available for student
                                                       3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    use. Allows the best aspects of independent
2 Credits.              2 Periods.
                                                       Essential skills of defining a service market,     study and individualized learning to be
Basic skills necessary to understand and
                                                       developing a market plan, and directing            combined to maximize student development.
utilize cost controls. Overview of systems for
                                                       personnel to follow market plan. Emphasis          Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
purchasing, storage, production control, and
                                                       on marketing in the hospitality industry and       or instructor.
budgeting. Mechanical and mathematical
                                                       understanding segmentation, positioning
details emphasized. Accounting process
t a u g ht w i t h a i d o f m i c ro co m p u te r.
                                                       and promotion in that market. Prerequisite:                   Humanities
                                                       HRM110.
Introduction to standardized accounting
software. Prerequisites: None.                                                                            HuM107    
                                                       HRM275                                             Humanities Through the Arts
HRM130                                                 Restaurant Management                              3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Guest Services Management                              3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   Introduction to humanities including film,
3 Credits.             3 Periods.                      Overview of restaurant industry with focus on      drama, music, literature, painting, sculpture,
Examines organization and management                   the	major	segments.	Emphasis	on	developing	        and architecture. Prerequisites: None.
of	 the	 hotel	 front	 office	 and	 guest	 service	    plans for: marketing, accounting system,
operations.	Explores	key	front	office	functions	       staffing,	 training,	 menu	 development	 and	      HuM108
and related systems and skills necessary               cost controls for restaurant operation. Special
to ensure guest satisfaction and efficient             emphasis on safety and sanitation, and             Contemporary Humanities
                                                       legal regulations in the restaurant industry.      3 Credits.         3 Periods.
operations. Prerequisites: None.
                                                       Prerequisites: None.                               An exploration of human expression in
                                                                                                          contemporary arts and sciences. Prerequisites:
HRM140                                                                                                    None.
                                                       HRM280
Food Production Concepts
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                        Hospitality and Tourism Law
                                                       3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    HuM190AA-AD
Concepts related to preparation of hot foods,
pantry, and bakery items for commercial                Examines legal aspects of hotel, restaurant        Honors Forum
                                                       and tourism management. Uses case study         1 Credit.           1 Period.
kitchens. Emphasis on essential components
                                                       approach to develop understanding of            Interdisciplinary studies of selected issues
and techniques of food production, food
                                                       the laws and regulations governing guest        confronting the individual and society. Formal
cost control, setting standards, ordering, and
                                                       relationships, contracts, employee relations,   lectures followed by informal discussion with
inventory. Prerequisites: None.
                                                       civil rights, alcoholic beverages, safety and   outstanding scholars and social leaders.
                                                       product liability. Prerequisites: HRM110.       Supplemented by readings and pre- and post-
                                                                                                       forum discussion and critique. Varied content
                                                                                                       from module to module due to changing
                                                                                                       forum themes and issues. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                       Admission to the College Honors Program or
                                                                                                       Permission of the Instructor.
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HuM120                                             HuM250                                              InT105
Cultural Viewpoints in the Arts                    Ideas and Values in the Humanities                  Introduction to Interior Design
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.                     3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Introduction to the influence of culture and       An historical analysis of the interrelationships    Introduction to the profession of interior
ethnicity on the artist, including factors         of art, architecture, literature, music, and        design, including design process, elements
such as race, religion, gender, class, sexual      philosophy from the early civilizations to the      and principles of design, and basic concepts
preference, age, and region. Lecture and           Renaissance, including western and non-             of space planning and furniture layout.
discussion on various art forms, including         western cultures. Prerequisites: ENG101.            Development of design vocabulary relative to
literature, visual arts, music, dance, film, and                                                       architectural details, furnishings, and finishes.
theater. Prerequisites: None.                      HuM251                                              Prerequisites: None.
                                                   Ideas and Values in the Humanities
                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
HuM201                                                                                                 InT115
                                                   An historical analysis of the interrelationships
Humanities: universal Themes                       of art, architecture, literature, music, and        H i s to r i c a l Arc h i te c t u re a n d
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                      philosophy from the Renaissance to modern           Furniture
Origins and creation myths, the materials          period, including western and non-western           3 Credits.          3 Periods.
world, and the spiritual world as themes in        cultures. Prerequisites: ENG101.                    Historical survey of the development of
the humanities. Prerequisites: None.                                                                   furniture, interiors, and architecture from
                                                   HuM292                                              antiquity to the 19th Century. Prerequisites:
HuM205                                             The Art Of Storytelling                             None.
Introduction to Cinema                             3 Credits.            3 Periods.
See description under cross-reference course       Explore the art and origin of storytelling.         InT120
THE205                                             Provide a variety of storytelling techniques,       Modern Architecture and Furniture
                                                   styles and exercises to enhance the delivery        3 Credits.          3 Periods.
HuM206                                             of telling stories. Assist in the integration and   Survey of the development of furniture,
                                                   application of storytelling to the learning         interiors, and architecture from the 19th
Introduction to Television Arts
                                                   environment in the classroom. Prerequisites:        Century to the present. Emphasis is on modern
See description under cross-reference course
                                                   None. Cross-References: EDU292, STO292.             architects and designers. Prerequisites: None.
THE206

HuM209                                                            Industry                             InT150
Women and Films                                                                                        Color and Design
3 Credits.        3 Periods.                       InD133                                              3 Credits.          6 Periods.
Analysis of images of women in films               Speaking in Business                                Introduction to the theory and application
from both historical and contemporary              3 Credits.          3 Periods.                      of color as related to the elements and
perspectives. Prerequisites: None. Cross-          Practical, effective speech techniques for          principles of design. Light and its effect
References: WST209                                 everyday business interactions. Listening skills    on color. Emphasis on the development of
                                                   and stages of and barriers to the perception        presentation skills for the field of interior
HuM210                                             process. Examination of effective message           design. Prerequisites: None.
Contemporary Cinema                                preparation skills and communication styles
See description under cross-reference course       and techniques. Interaction emphasizing             InT160
THE210                                             conflict management and resolution in oral          Fabrics for Interiors
                                                   communication. Prerequisites: None.                 3 Credits.           3 Periods.
HuM213                                                                                                 Study of the proper ties, design, and
Hispanic Film                                              Interior Design                             performance characteristics of interior
                                                                                                       fabrics. Psychological and cultural impact
3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                                                                       of textiles on the built environment. Role of
Analysis of Hispanic film as art form and as
                                                   InT100                                              the interior designer in working with textiles.
social commentary. Prerequisites: None.
                                                   Interior Design Drafting                            Introduction to regulations and codes within
                                                   3 Credits.          6 Periods.                      the textile industry. Prerequisites: None.
HuM214                                             Basic manual drafting techniques used in the
African-Americans in Film                          interior design industry. Focus on industry
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   standards of equipment use, lettering, line
Study of films featuring African-American          work, dimensioning, scaling, and annotation.
performers and directors from the Silent Era       Introduction and practice of industry-
to the present. Emphasis on the historical         specific drawing types, including floor plans,
and social elements of African Americans in        elevations, sections, details, multi-view
film and basics of film analysis. Prerequisites:   projection,	and	paraline.	Brief	exploration	of	
None.                                              hand sketching and Computer-Aided Design
                                                   (CAD) techniques as they relate to manual
                                                   drafting. Prerequisites: None.

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                                       Course Descriptions
International Business                                          Management                                        MGT253
                                                                                                                  Owning and Operating a Small
IBS101                                              MGT101                                                        Business
                                                                                                                  3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Introduction to International                       Techniques of Supervision                                     Starting, organizing, and operating a
Business                                            3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                                  small business, including location, finance
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       Overview of the foundations of supervision
                                                                                                                  management processes, advertisement and
A basic overview of international business          and how to get things done within an
                                                                                                                  promotion, credit, inventory control and
to introduce students to international              organization through other people. The
                                                                                                                  ethics. Prerequisites: None.
trade concepts. Focus of the course is on           functions	 of	 planning,	 organizing,	 staffing,	
international business environment issues           motivating, and controlling presented.
that influence global business practices,           Prerequisites: None.                                          MGT259
decisions and applications. Prerequisites:                                                                        Management Seminar
None.                                               MGT175                                                        1 Credit.           1 Period.
                                                                                                                  Classroom portion of the management
                                                    Business Organization and
                 Italian                            Management
                                                                                                                  internship experience, including student
                                                                                                                  development	 of	 specific	 job -related	
                                                    3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                objectives	to	be	accomplished	at	the	work	site.	
ITA101                                              Covers basic principles of managing quality                   Exploration of general business and specific
         ITA1101                                    and performance in organizations. Covers                      work-related topics in a seminar setting.
                                                    management functions: planning, organizing,                   Prerequisites: Permission of Department or
Elementary Italian I                                leading, and controlling. Emphasizes
4 Credits.           4 Periods.                                                                                   Division. Corequisites: MGT260AA.Course
                                                    continual improvement, ethics, and social                     Notes: MGT259 may be repeated for a total
Introduction to basic grammar, pronunciation,       responsibility. Prerequisites: None.
and vocabulary of Italian. Development of                                                                         of two (2) credits.
speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.
Study of the Italian culture. Prerequisites:        MGT179                                                        MGT276
None.                                               utilizing the Human Resources                                 Personnel/Human Resources
                                                    Department                                                    Management
ITA115                                              3 Credits.           3 Periods.                               3 Credits.        3 Periods.
Beginning Italian Conversation I                    Provides the opportunity to learn how to                      Human	resource	planning,	staffing,	training,	
3 Credits.        3 Periods.                        appropriately utilize the human resources                     compensating, and appraising employees
Conversational Italian. Basic sentence              department within an organization in                          in labor management relationships.
structure, pronunciation and vocabulary             order	 to	 improve	 job	 performance.	Topics	                 Prerequisites: None. MGT101, or MGT175,
necessary to develop speaking ability in            include	staffing,	training	and	development,	                  or MGT229 suggested but not required.
Italian. Designed for students seeking              manpower planning, compensation and
                                                    benefits, federal labor laws and why people
speaking and listening abilities with little
emphasis on grammar. Prerequisites: None.           seek outside representation. Prerequisites:                                Marketing
                                                    None.
                                                                                                                  MKT101
            Journalism                              MGT229                                                        Introduction to Public Relations
                                                    Management and Leadership I                                   3 Credits.         3 Periods.
JRn201                                              3 Credits.        3 Periods.                                  Emphasizes public relations techniques
news Writing                                        Covers management concepts and                                used both within and outside the business
3 Credits.            5 Periods.                    applications for business, industry, and                      organization, including operation of a PR
Writing news for the print media. Composing         government organizations. Prerequisites:                      counseling firm. Prerequisites: None.
at the computer keyboard. Associated Press          None.
editing style, writing skills, and organizational                                                                 MKT110
structure for news. Prerequisites: ENG101,
                                                    MGT251                                                        Marketing and Social networking
ENG107, or equivalent.
                                                    Human Relations in Business                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                    3 Credits.             3 Periods.                             Theory and practice in the use of social media
            Leadership                              A n a l ys i s o f m o t i vat i o n , l e a d e r s h i p,   in marketing. Topics may include a history of
                                                    communications, and other human factors.                      social media, preparation for social marketing,
LDR101                                              Cultural differences that may create conflict                 the power of collective influence, and how
                                                    and affect morale individually and within                     to engage with social media. Reviews social
Emerging Leaders I                                                                                                mediums, social networks, platforms and
2 Credits.           2 Periods.                     organizations. Prerequisites: None. MGT101,
                                                    or MGT175, or MGT229 suggested but not                        other marketing tools used to create a social
Concepts and application of leadership
                                                    required.                                                     media campaigns. Prerequisites: None.
skills and service learning to promote social
change and value clarification. Development
of organizational leadership skills through
experiential learning. Prerequisites: None.

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MKT267                                             Prerequisites or Corequisites: MET/GTC107               Datum features and targets. Inspection
                                                   and MET109 or minimum score of 80% on                   process for verifying geometric tolerances.
Principles of Salesmanship
                                                   related competency evaluation.                          Prerequisites: MAT082 or equivalent or
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                           permission of department.
Analyzes and applies the steps and techniques
used in personal selling. Highlights the role of   MET107
the professional sales representative and his/     Technical Mathematics I                                 MET112
her functions as they relate to the company’s      3 Credits.          3 Periods.                          Inspection Techniques
mission and customer expectations.                 Mathematical principles to include basic                3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Prerequisites: None.                               operations, significant digits, exponents,              Set-up and use of inspection tools, equipment,
                                                   square roots and order of operations. Solve             per industry standards including the use of
MKT268                                             problems using arithmetic, signed numbers,              surface plates, right angle blocks, cylindrical
                                                   percentages, fractions, exponents, and square           squares, V-Blocks and related equipment.
Merchandising
                                                   root. Use of hand held calculator. Technology           Select, complete and interpret information
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                   related problems. Prerequisites: None. Cross-           from inspection forms. Inspection alternatives,
Surveys structure and operation of retail
                                                   References: GTC107                                      tool control activities and application of
organizations. Emphasizes merchandising
                                                                                                           geometric dimensioning and tolerance.
to include price, location, time promotion
                                                                                                           Prerequisites: MET109 or permission of
and quantity. Prerequisites: None. MKT271          MET108
                                                                                                           Program Director.
suggested but not required.                        Technical Mathematics II
                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
MKT271                                             Fundamental algebraic operations. Problem
                                                                                                           MET113
Principles of Marketing                            solving involving metric measurement, gears,            Applied Geometric Dimensioning
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     pulleys, simple mechanism problems. Areas               and Tolerance
An analysis of the marketing process and           and volume calculations of geometric figures.           3 Credits.          5 Periods.
environment with regard to the product,            Essentials of trigonometry for solving right            Terminology and application of symbols,
pricing, distribution, and communication in        and oblique triangles. Prerequisites: GTC/              modifiers, and datum relationships specific to
order to satisfy buyer needs. Prerequisites:       MET107 or permission of instructor. Cross-              geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GDT)
None.                                              References: GTC108                                      in prints and solid models using the Y14.5-
                                                   MET109                                                  2009 Standard. Use of geometric controls to
MKT280AA                                                                                                   document design intent and demonstrate the
                                                   Machine Trades Print Reading                            application of material condition modifiers
Marketing Internship                               3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                           through the use of simulation/SolidWorks
1 Credit.          1 Period.                       Analysis and interpretation of technical
                                                                                                           application. Incorporation of SolidWorks to
Marketing work experience in a business            drawings (prints) common to manufacturing.
                                                                                                           demonstrate and evaluate the correctness of
or industry. 80 hours of designated work           Types of print formats, line types, and view
                                                                                                           GDT applied to manufacturing, quality, and
per credit. Maximum of 8 credits allowed.          projections.	 Mathematical	 calculations	
                                                                                                           verification processes. Prerequisites: (A grade
Prerequisites: Departmental approval.              for determining dimensions. Symbols and
                                                                                                           of “C” or better in MAT082, or higher level
                                                   features present on prints. Introduction to
                                                                                                           mathematics course, or satisfactory score
    Manufacturing                                  Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
                                                   (GD&T) as it relates to prints. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                           on District Placement exam) and MET109,
 Industrial Technology                             None.
                                                                                                           or permission of Department or Division.
                                                                                                           Corequisites: None. MET231 is suggested but
                                                   MET110                                                  not required.
MIT106
Industrial Safety                                  Survey of Manufacturing Materials
                                                   1 Credits.           1 Periods.                         MET114
See description under cross-reference course
GTC106                                             Survey of metallurgy, composites, plastics,             Quality Systems
                                                   ce ra m i c s a n d o t h e r m ate r i a l s u s e d   1 Credits.         1 Periods.
                                                   in manufacturing. Material properties,                  Quality system models and their application
        Manufacturing                              classification and structure. Elementary                to a manufacturing organization. Cost of
         Technology                                strength of materials, heat treatment, and
                                                   other materials processing requirements.
                                                                                                           quality in a manufacturing organization.
                                                                                                           Prerequisites: None.
                                                   Emphasis on relating materials and processes
MET102                                             to specific hardware. Prerequisites: None.              MET115
Machine Processes, Theory and                                                                              Te a m w o r k D y n a m i c s             in
Application                                        MET111                                                  Manufacturing
5 Credits.           9 Periods.                    Geometric Dimensioning and                              2 Credits.         2 Periods.
Study and application of principles and            Tolerancing-Technologist Level                          Theory and practice of how team members
theory of common metal removal processes   3 Credits.        3 Periods.                                    and team leaders use listening, negotiating
                                           Symbols, terminology, modifiers, and units
including drilling, reaming, boring, milling,                                                              and interpersonal skills for the enhancement
                                           of measurement specific to geometric
turning, and grinding. Cutting tool geometry                                                               of team process. Concepts of team
and materials, cutting speeds and feeds,   dimensioning and tolerancing (GDT). Rules                       development and team problem-solving
coolants, and precision measurement.       and engineering tolerances as applied to                        techniques. Prerequisites: None.
                                           engineering drawings and documents.
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MET140                                              MET260                                                 MAT082AB
Computer-Aided Drafting for                         Tooling and Fixturing                                  Basic Arithmetic II
Manufacturing                                       3 Credits.            3 Periods.                       1 Credit.         1 Period.
3 Credits.         6 Periods.                       Various	 types	 of	 jigs	 and	 fixtures	 and	 their	   Fundamental operations with fractions and
Use of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)                function as related to Numerically Controlled          decimals. Prerequisites: Satisfactory score
equipment (hardware and software) in                (NC) machines. Clamping and workholding                on district placement exam. Course Notes:
manufacturing and engineering drawings.             principles	and	also	use	of	common	jigs	and	            Students may receive credit for only one of
Prerequisites: None.                                fixture hardware. Prerequisites: (MET111 and           the following: MAT081, MAT082, or MAT083.
                                                    MET140) or permission of department.                   MAT082AA, MAT082AB, and MAT082AC are
                                                                                                           equivalent to MAT082.
MET203                                              MET264
Machine Tools                                       Manufacturing Process Planning                         MAT082AC
5 Credits.          9 Periods.                      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Set up and operation of machine tools                                                                      Basic Arithmetic III
                                                    Development of a production plan (routing)
including engine lathes, drill presses, grinders,                                                          1 Credit.           1 Period.
                                                    from basic pre- production information in the
and milling machines. Emphasis on safety                                                                   Fundamental operations with percentages;
                                                    product drawing, expected volume, available
procedures during machine operation.                                                                       bar, line and pie graphs; measurement.
                                                    equipment, set-up reduction requirements,
Completion of operator certification checklist.                                                            Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on district
                                                    and other planning requirements.
Prerequisites: MET102, MET/GTC107, and                                                                     placement exam. Course Notes: Students may
                                                    Prerequisites or Corequisites: MET260.
MET109.                                                                                                    receive credit for only one of the following:
                                                                                                           MAT081, MAT082, or MAT083. MAT082AA,
MET206                                              Mass Communications                                    MAT082AB, and MAT082AC are equivalent
CnC Programming                                                                                            to MAT082.
3 Credits.         6 Periods.                       MCO120
CNC Programming of Word Address Language            Media and Society                                      MAT090
(G&M Code) for computer numerical control           3 Credits.           3 Periods.                        Developmental Algebra
(CNC) Machine tools. 2, 3 and 4-Axis CNC            Study of historical and contemporary roles             5 Credits.           5 Periods.
Programming for CNC controlled machines.            of media and its pervasiveness in society as           Linear behavior; linear equations and
Computer based tool path verification, CNC          it relates to culture, politics and education.         inequalities in one and two variables; graphs;
controller tool path verification and CNC           Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107.                       systems of equations in two variables;
machine tool program verification. Study of                                                                function notation, graphs, and data tables;
tooling, Speeds, Feeds and material removal
as related to CNC machine tools and CNC                        Mathematics                                 operations on polynomials; properties of
                                                                                                           exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade
controlled machines. Prerequisites: MET231                                                                 of “C” or better in MAT082, or MAT102, or
or machine shop experience or permission of         MAT082                                                 equivalent, or satisfactory score on District
Program Director. Cross-References: GTC206                                                                 Placement exam. Course Note: May receive
                                                    Basic Arithmetic
                                                    3 Credits.          3 Periods.                         credit for only one of the following: MAT090,
MET231                                              Primary emphasis placed on fundamental                 MAT091, MAT092, or MAT093.
Manufacturing Processes and                         operations with whole numbers, fractions,
Materials                                           decimals, integers, and rational numbers;              MAT091
3 Credits.             5 Periods.                   proportions, and percentages. Other topics             Algebra/Anxiety Reduction
Basic machining operations related to               include representations of data, geometric             4 Credits.           4 Periods.
drilling, milling, grinding, and lathe processes.   figures, and measurement. Prerequisites:               Linear behavior; linear equations and
Development of fundamental skills, practices        Satisfactory score on district placement exam.         inequalities in one and two variables; graphs;
and safety in working with machine tools,           Course Note: Students may receive credit for           systems of equations in two variables;
measurement instruments, and related                only one of the following: MAT081, MAT082,             function notation, graphs, and data tables;
equipment common to manufacturing.                  or MAT083.                                             operations on polynomials; properties of
Theoretical and practical experiences related                                                              exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade
to the machining of plastics, ferrous and           MAT082AA                                               of C or better in MAT082, or MAT102, or
nonferrous	 metals.	 Laboratory	 projects	                                                                 equivalent, or satisfactory score on District
and	 inspection	 sheets	 for	 each	 project.
                                                    Basic Arithmetic I
                                                    1 Credit.           1 Period.                          Placement exam. Course Note: Students may
Prerequisites: (A grade of “C” or better                                                                   receive credit for only one of the following:
                                                    Fundamental operations with whole numbers
in MAT082, or higher level mathematics                                                                     MAT090, MAT091, MAT092, or MAT093.
                                                    and integers. Prerequisites: Satisfactory score
course, or satisfactory score on District
                                                    on district placement exam. Course Notes:
Placement exam) and MET112, or permission
                                                    Students may receive credit for only one of
of Department or Division. Prerequisites or
                                                    the following: MAT081, MAT082, or MAT083.
Corequisites: MET113.
                                                    MAT082AA, MAT082AB, and MAT082AC are
                                                    equivalent to MAT082.




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MAT092                                            MAT082, or equivalent, or satisfactory score       exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade
Introductory Algebra                              on District placement exam.                        of “C” or better in MAT090, MAT091, MAT092,
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                      MAT093, or equivalent, or a satisfactory score
Linear behavior; linear equations and
                                                  MAT103AA                                           on the District placement exam. Course
inequalities in one and two variables; graphs;    Mathematics for Industrial                         Note: May receive credit for only one of the
systems of equations in two variables;            Applications I                                     following: MAT120, MAT121, or MAT122.
function notation, graphs, and data tables;       2 Credits.         2 Periods.
operations on polynomials; properties of          Fundamental operations with whole                  MAT122
exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade     numbers, common fractions, decimals,               Intermediate Algebra
of “C” or better in MAT082, or MAT102, or         percentages, and ratio and proportion.             3 Credits.           3 Periods.
equivalent, or satisfactory score on District     Graphs, measurements, and measurement              Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and
Placement exam. Course Note: May receive          tools. Fundamentals of algebra to include          logarithmic functions and equations; graphs
credit for only one of the following: MAT090,     signed numbers, algebraic operations, linear       of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic
MAT091, MAT092, or MAT093.                        equations, graphs of linear equations, and         functions; equations quadratic in form;
                                                  systems of equations. Includes applied math        operations on rational expressions, radical
MAT092AA                                          problems. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better    expressions, and complex numbers; rational
                                                  in MAT082, or equivalent, or satisfactory score    exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade
Introductory Algebra/1st Degree                   on District placement exam.                        of “B” or better in MAT090, MAT091, MAT092,
Equation Inequalities                                                                                MAT093, or equivalent, or a satisfactory score
1 Credit.            1 Period.
The study of basic operations on integers,
                                                  MAT103AB                                           on the District placement exam. Course Note:
                                                  Mathematics for Industrial                         Students may receive credit for only one of
and rational numbers and the solving of                                                              the following: MAT120, MAT121, or MAT122.
first degree one variable equations and           Applications II
inequalities. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or      2 Credits.           2 Periods.
better in MAT082, or MAT102, or equivalent, or    Fundamentals of plane geometry and angular         MAT142
satisfactory score on District Placement exam.    measure. Theorems, axioms, corollaries and         College Mathematics
                                                  definitions applying to triangles, congruent       3 Credits.           3 Periods.
MAT092AB                                          and similar figures, polygons, and circles.        Work ing k nowledge of college -level
                                                  Computed measure of geometric figures,             mathematics and its applications to real-
Introductory Algebra/Polynomials                  area, volume, surface area, and weight.            life problems. Emphasis on understanding
1 Credit.           1 Period.
                                                  Fundamentals of trigonometry, trigonometric        mathematical concepts and their applications.
Fundamental operations with polynomials in
                                                  functions, right triangles, law of sines and law   Topics include set theory, probability, statistics,
one or more variables. Techniques in factoring
                                                  of Cosines. Includes applied math problems.        finance, and geometry. Prerequisites: Grade
and its use in equation solving. Prerequisites:
                                                  Prerequisites: MAT103AA or permission of           of “C” or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or
Grade of “C” or better in MAT092AA.
                                                  the instructor.                                    MAT122 or equivalent, or satisfactory score
                                                                                                     on District placement exam.
MAT092AC                                          MAT120
Introductory Algebra/Graphing                     Intermediate Algebra                               MAT150
Systems                                           5 Credits.           5 Periods.                    College Algebra / Functions
1 Credit.          1 Period.                      Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and     5 Credits.          5 Periods.
Graphing linear equations in two variables        logarithmic functions and equations; graphs        Analysis and interpretation of the behavior
and solving systems of equations in two           of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic         and nature of functions including polynomial,
variables. Also problem solving using             functions; equations quadratic in form;            rational, exponential, logarithmic, power,
systems of equations, operations with             operations on rational expressions, radical        absolute value, and piecewise-defined
rational expressions, and problem solving         expressions, and complex numbers; rational         functions; systems of equations, modeling
with rational expressions. May receive credit     exponents; applications. Prerequisites: Grade      and solving real world problems. Additional
for only one of the following: MAT090 or          of “C” or better in MAT090, MAT091, MAT092,        topics may include matrices, combinatorics,
MAT092. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better     MAT093, or equivalent, or a satisfactory score     sequences and series, and conics.
in MAT092AB.                                      on the District placement exam. Course             Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in
                                                  Note: May receive credit for only one of the       MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122 or equivalent,
MAT102                                            following: MAT120, MAT121, or MAT122.              or satisfactory score on District placement
Mathematical Concepts/                                                                               exam.
Applications                                      MAT121
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   Intermediate Algebra
A problem solving approach to mathematics         4 Credits.          4 Periods.
as it applies to life and the world of work.      Quadratic, rational, radical, exponential, and
Development, demonstration, and                   logarithmic functions and equations; graphs
communication of mathematical concepts            of quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic
and formulas that relate to measurement,          functions; equations quadratic in form;
percentage, statistics, and geometry.             operations on rational expressions, radical
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in          expressions, and complex numbers; rational

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MAT151                                             MAT182                                             MAT218
          MAT1151                                  Plane Trigonometry                                 Mathematical Analysis for Business
College Algebra/Functions                          3 Credits.           3 Periods.                    4 Credits.          4 Periods.
4 Credits.          4 Periods.                     A study of measures of angles, properties          An introduction to the mathematics
Analysis and interpretation of the behavior        of graphs of trigonometric functions,              required for the study of business. Includes
and nature of functions including polynomial,      fundamental identities, addition and half-         multivariable optimization, Lagrange
rational, exponential, logarithmic, power,         angle formulas, inverse trigonometric              multipliers, linear programming, linear
absolute value, and piecewise-defined              functions, solutions of trigonometric              algebra, probability, random variables,
functions; systems of equations, modeling          equations, complex numbers and properties          discrete and continuous distributions.
and solving real world problems. Additional        of triangle solution. May receive credit           Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT212
topics may include matrices, combinatorics,        for only one of the following: MAT182              or MAT213.
sequences and series, and conics.                  or MAT187. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MAT120,   better in MAT150, or MAT151, or MAT152,            MAT220
or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or            or equivalent, or concurrent registration in
                                                                                                                MAT2220
satisfactory score on District placement           MAT150, or MAT151, MAT152, or satisfactory
exam.. Course Note: May receive credit for         score on District placement exam.                  Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
                                                                                                      5 Credits.          5 Periods.
only one of the following: MAT150, MAT151,
                                                                                                      Limits, continuity, differential and integral
MAT152, or MAT187.                                 MAT187                                             calculus of functions of one variable.
MAT152                                                       MAT1187                                  Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in
College Algebra / Functions                        Precalculus                                        [MAT182 and (MAT150, MAT151 or MAT152)],
                                                   5 Credits.           5 Periods.                    or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement
3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                   A precalculus course combining topics              test score.
Analysis and interpretation of the behavior
                                                   from college algebra and trigonometry.
and nature of functions including polynomial,
                                                   Preparation for analytic geometry and              MAT221
rational, exponential, logarithmic, power,
                                                   calculus. Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in
absolute value, and piecewise-defined                                                                 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
                                                   MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent,
functions; systems of equations, modeling                                                             4 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                   or satisfactory score on district placement
and solving real world problems. Additional                                                           Limits, continuity, differential and integral
                                                   exam. Course Notes: Strongly recommended
topics may include matrices, combinatorics,                                                           calculus of functions of one variable.
                                                   that students have some knowledge of
sequences and series, and conics.                                                                     Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in
                                                   trigonometry. Students may receive credit for
Prerequisites: Grade of “B” or better in MAT120,                                                      [MAT182 and (MAT150, MAT151 or MAT152)],
                                                   only one of the following: MAT150, MAT151,
or MAT121, or MAT122, or equivalent, or                                                               or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement
                                                   MAT152, or MAT187.
satisfactory score on District placement exam.                                                        test score. Course Notes: Student may receive
Course Note: May receive credit for only one                                                          credit for only one of the following: MAT220
of the following: MAT150, MAT151, MAT152,          MAT212                                             or MAT221.
or MAT187.                                         Brief Calculus
                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     MAT225
MAT156                                             Introduction to the theory, techniques and
                                                                                                      Elementary Linear Algebra
Mathematics for Elementar y                        applications of the differential and integral
                                                                                                      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Teachers I                                         calculus of functions with problems related
                                                                                                      Introduction to matrices, systems of linear
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     to business, life, and the social sciences.
                                                                                                      equations, determinants, vector spaces, linear
Focuses on numbers and operations. Algebraic       Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in
                                                                                                      transformations and eigenvalues. Emphasizes
reasoning and problem solving integrated           MAT150, or MAT151, or MAT152, or MAT187,
                                                                                                      the development of computational skills.
throughout the course. Prerequisites: Grade of     or appropriate Math placement test score.
                                                                                                      Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MAT212
“C” or better in MAT142 or MAT150 or MAT151                                                           or MAT220, or MAT221, or equivalent.
or MAT152 or equivalent, or satisfactory score     MAT217
on District placement exam.                        Mathematical Analysis for Business                 MAT227
                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
MAT157                                                                                                          MAT2227
                                                   An introduction to the mathematics
Mathematics for Elementar y                        required for the study of business. Includes       Discrete Mathematical Structures
Teachers II                                        multivariable optimization, Lagrange               3 Credits.           3 Periods.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     multipliers, linear programming, linear            Introduction to lattices, graphs, Boolean
Focuses on measurement, geometr y,                 algebra, probability, random variables,            algebras, and groups. Emphasis on topics
probability and data analysis. Appropriate         discrete and continuous distributions.             relevant to computer science. Prerequisites:
technologies, problem solving, reasoning,          Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT212      Grade of “C” or better in CSC100 and (MAT220,
and proof are integrated throughout the            or MAT213.                                         or MAT221, or equivalent) or permission of
course. Prerequisite: MAT156 or equivalent.                                                           Instructor.




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                                      Course Descriptions
MAT230                                             MAT276                                             MST141
            MAT2230                                Modern Differential Equations                      Supporting Microsoft Windows
Calculus with Analytic Geometry II                 4 Credits.          4 Periods.                     Desktop Operating Systems
5 Credits.          5 Periods.                     Introduces differential equations, theoretical     3 Credits.          4 Periods.
Limits, continuity, differential and integral      and practical solution techniques with             Troubleshooting and repairing problems
calculus of functions of one variable.             applications. Problem solving using MATLAB.        with Microsoft Windows desktop operating
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in           Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MAT230,   systems. Basic k nowledge of system
[MAT182 and (MAT150, MAT151 or MAT152)],           or MAT231, or permission of Department or          architecture and security as needed to
or MAT187, or appropriate Math placement           Division. Course Notes: Students may receive       provide skills required to support users.
test score.                                        credit for only one of the following: MAT276       Preparation for Microsoft Certified Desktop
                                                   or MAT277.                                         Support Technician (MCDST) certification
MAT231                                                                                                examination. Prerequisites: CIS102 and
Calculus with Analytic Geometry II                 MAT277                                             CIS105, or permission of instruc tor.
                                                   Modern Differential Equations                      Prerequisites or Corequisites: MST150XP.
4 Credits.          4 Periods.
Techniques of integration for both proper          3 Credits.          3 Periods.
and improper integrals with applications to        Introduces differential equations, theoretical
                                                                                                      MST150
the physical and social sciences, elements         and practical solution techniques with
                                                   applications. Problem solving using MATLAB.        Microsoft Windows Professional
of analytic geometry, and the analysis of
sequences and series. Prerequisites: Grade         Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MAT230,   Administration
of “C” or better in MAT220, or MAT221, or          or MAT231, or permission of Department or          3 Credits.         4 Periods.
equivalent. Course Notes: Student may              Division. Course Notes: Students may receive       Knowledge and skills necessary to perform
receive credit for only one of the following:      credit for only one of the following: MAT276       day-to-day administration tasks in a Microsoft
MAT230 or MAT231.                                  or MAT277.                                         Windows-based network. Preparation
                                                                                                      for Microsoft certification examination.
                                                                                                      Prerequisites: None. CIS190, or CNT140, or
MAT240                                             MAT298AC
                                                                                                      MST140 suggested but not required.
Calculus with Analytic Geometry III                Special Projects
5 Credits.           5 Periods.                    3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                                                                      MST150SV
Multivariate calculus including vectors, vector-   Organized and tailored around the interests
                                                   and needs of the individual student. Structured    Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration
valued functions, partial differentiation,
                                                   to provide an atmosphere of individualized         3 Credits.         4 Periods.
multiple integration, and an introduction to
                                                   research and study paralleled by professional      Knowledge and skills necessary to perform
vector fields. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or
                                                   expertise and guidance. Professional-type          installation and day-to-day support of the
better in MAT230 or MAT231. Course Note:
                                                   facilities and equipment available for student     Microsoft Windows 7 operating system.
Student may receive credit for only one of
                                                   use. Allows the best aspects of independent        Prerequisites: None. CIS190, or CNT140AA, or
the following: MAT240 or MAT241.
                                                   study and individualized learning to be            MST140 suggested but not required.
                                                   combined to maximize student development.
MAT241                                             Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director      MST150VI
              MAT2241                              or Instructor. Course Notes: MAT298AC may          Microsof t Windows Vista
Calculus with Analytic Geometry III                be repeated for a total of six (6) credit hours.
4 Credits.           4 Periods.
                                                                                                      Administration
                                                                                                      3 Credits.         4 Periods.
Multivariate calculus including vectors, vector-
valued functions, partial differentiation,
                                                               Microsoft                              Knowledge and skills necessary to perform
multiple integration and an introduction to                   Technology                              day- to-day workstation administration tasks
                                                                                                      of Microsoft Windows Vista. Preparation
vector fields. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or
                                                                                                      for Microsoft certification examination.
better in MAT230 or MAT231. Course Note:           MST140                                             Prerequisites: None. CIS190, or CNT140, or
Student may receive credit for only one of
the following: MAT240 or MAT241.
                                                   Microsoft networking Essentials                    MST140 suggested but not required.
                                                   3 Credits.          4 Periods.
                                                   Emphasis on local area network with overview       MST150XP
MAT262                                             of wide area networks. Includes terminology,
           MAT2262                                 hardware and software components,
                                                                                                      Microsoft Windows XP Professional
                                                                                                      3 Credits.        4 Periods.
Differential Equations                             connectivity, network architecture, packet
                                                                                                      Knowledge and skills necessary to perform
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     structure, topologies, communication
                                                                                                      day-to-day administration tasks of Microsoft
Ordinar y differential equations with              standards and protocols, and security
                                                                                                      Windows XP Professional. Preparation
applications including LaPlace transforms          issues. Preparation for Microsoft certification
                                                                                                      for Microsoft certification examination
with numerical methods. Prerequisites: Grade       examination. Prerequisites: None. (BPC110
                                                                                                      Prerequisites: None. CIS190, or CNT140, or
of “C” or better in MAT230, or MAT231, or          or CIS105, and BPC121AB) suggested but
                                                                                                      MST140 suggested but not required.
equivalent.                                        not required.




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                                           Course Descriptions
MST152                                                   MST155DA                                          or MST 15+++ course, or permission of
Microsoft Windows Server                                 Windows Ser ver network                           Instructor. Course Notes: Preparation for
                                                                                                           Microsoft certification examination.
4 Credits.          5 Periods.                           Infrastructure Configuration
Knowledge and skills necessary to install,               4 Credits.          5 Periods.
configure, customize, optimize, network,                 Information and skills necessary to design        MST259
integrate, and troubleshoot Windows Server.              a Microsoft Windows networking services           Designing Windows network
Preparation for Microsoft certification                  infrastructure design. Includes network           Security
examination. Prerequisites or Corequisites:              foundation design, Internet and private           3 Credits.         4 Periods.
Any MST150 course or permission of                       networks connectivity, in addition to             Knowledge and skills to analyze business
instructor.                                              functionality security and performance            requirements and processes to design a
                                                         features of networking services. Prerequisites:   security solution for a Microsoft Windows
MST152DA                                                 MST150, or any MST150++ course, or                network. Prerequisites or Corequisites:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server                            permission of Instructor. Course Notes:           MST157, or any MST157++ course, or
4 Credits.           6 Periods.                          MST155DA is a preparation for the Microsoft       permission of Instructor. Course Notes:
Knowledge and skills necessary to install,               70-642 certification exam.                        Preparation for Microsoft certification
configure, customize, optimize, network,                                                                   examination.
integrate, and troubleshoot Microsoft                    MST157
Wi n d o w s 2 0 0 0 S e r v e r. Pr e p a r a t i o n   Implementing Windows Directory                    MST298AC
for Microsoft certification examination.                 Services                                          Special Projects
Prerequisites or Corequisites: Any MST150                3 Credits.           4 Periods.                   3 Credits            3 Periods.
course or permission of instructor.                      Knowledge and skills to install, configure,       Organized and tailored around the interests
                                                         and administer Microsoft Windows Active           and needs of the individual student. Structured
MST152DB                                                 Directory directory services. Prerequisites:      to provide an atmosphere of individualized
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server                            Any MST+++ or any MST+++++ Microsoft              research and study paralleled by professional
4 Credits.           5 Periods.                          Technology course, or permission of               expertise and guidance. Professional-type
Knowledge and skills necessary to install,               Instructor. Course Notes: Preparation for         facilities and equipment available for student
configure, customize, optimize, network,                 Microsoft certification examination.              use. Allows the best aspects of independent
integrate, and troubleshoot Microsoft                                                                      study and individualized learning to be
                                                                                                           combined to maximize student development.
Wi n d o w s 2 0 0 3 S e r v e r. Pr e p a r a t i o n   MST157DA
for Microsoft certification examination.                                                                   Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
                                                         Active Directory Windows Server                   or instructor.
Prerequisites or Corequisites: Any MST150
course or permission of instructor.                      Configuration
                                                         4 Credits.          5 Periods.
                                                         Information and skills necessary to install,                 Multimedia
MST154                                                   configure and administer Active Directory                    Technology
Microsof t Windows network                               service. Covers tasks required to create users
Enterprise                                               and groups, and to implement Group Policies
                                                                                                           MMT140
3 Credits.         4 Periods.                            which provide centralized management of
Knowledge and skills to plan, install,                   users and computers. Prerequisites: Any MST       Survey of Multimedia Technology
configure, customize, and integrate networks             course or permission of Instructor. Course        See description under cross-reference course
with Windows server operating system                     Notes: MST157DA is a preparation for the          CIS140
in a heterogeneous, multiple-domain                      Microsoft 70-640 professional certification
environment. Preparation for Microsoft                   test.                                                     Music: History/
certification examination. Prerequisites:
MST150 or permission of instructor.                      MST158DA
                                                                                                                    Literature
Corequisites: MST152 or permission of                    Windows Server Administration
instructor.                                              Knowledge and skills necessary to install,
                                                                                                           MHL140
                                                         configure, customize, optimize, network,          Survey of Music History
MST155                                                                                                     3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                         integrate, and troubleshoot Windows Server.
Implementing Windows network                             Prerequisites: (MST155 or any MST155++            Study of composers, compositions, styles, and
Infrastructure                                           course) and (MST157 or any MST157++               periods in music history. Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.         4 Periods.                            course), or permission of Instructor.Course
Knowledge and skills to install, configure,
                                                                                                           MHL143
                                                         Notes: MST158DA is a preparation for
maintain, and support a Microsoft Windows                Microsoft 70-646 certification examination.       Music in World Cultures
network infrastructure. Prerequisites or                                                                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Corequisites: MST150, or any MST150++                                                                      Non-European musical traditions including
                                                         MST244                                            the study of music in rituals, musical
course, or permission of Instructor. Course
Notes: Preparation for Microsoft certification           Microsoft SQL Administration                      instruments and the impact of cultures on
examination.                                             3 Credits.         4 Periods.                     musical styles. Prerequisites: None.
                                                         Knowledge and skills required to install,
                                                         configure, and administer Microsoft SQL
                                                         server. Prerequisites: Any MST15+ course,
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                                         Course Descriptions
MHL145                                                 Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                                 Music: Theory/
American Jazz and Popular Music
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                        MuP134                                                    Composition
The study of cultural and social contributions         Class Voice II
to the evolution of American Jazz and popular          2 Credits.        3 Periods.                      MTC101
music from the mid-1800’s to present.                  Continuation of Class Voice I including the       Introduction to Music Theory
Prerequisites: None.                                   elements of stage presence and diction.           3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                       Prerequisites: MUP133 or permission of            Designed to develop written and aural skills
MHL147                                                 instructor.                                       necessary for advanced study of music theory
Music of African-American Cultures                                                                       and	skills.	Recommended	for	music	majors.	
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                                                                         Prerequisites: None.
African-American music traced from its
                                                       MuP225
origin in Africa to the present. Includes              Class Guitar I
                                                       2 Credits.           3 Periods.                   MTC103
spirituals,	 blues,	 gospel,	 jazz,	 and	 classical	
style. Prerequisites: None.                            Emphasis on note-reading and folk-style           Introduction to Aural Perception
                                                       harmonic accompaniment. Includes finger-          2 Credits.            2 Periods.
MHL153                                                 style playing. Stresses development of            An introduction to the aural skills necessary
                                                       efficient	 practicing	 techniques	 and	 proper	   to hear relationships of intervals, rhythms,
Rock Music and Culture
                                                       sitting and hand positions. Prerequisites:        melody, and harmony in music. Prerequisites:
3 Credits.             3 Periods.
                                                       None.                                             None. Course Notes: MTC103 may be repeated
History of Rock music and how cultural,
                                                                                                         for a total of four (4) credit hours.
social, political and economic conditions have
shaped its evolution. Prerequisites: None.
                                                       MuP226
                                                       Class Guitar II                                   MTC105
MHL155                                                 2 Credits.          3 Periods.                    Music Theory I
Survey of American Music                               Note-reading range including second               3 Credits.          3 Periods.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                         position and parts of higher positions.           The chronological study of music theory
History of the music of North America from             Classical, popular, Latin and other styles of     including: harmony, melody, texture,
the earliest American Indian music to the              music. Theory including scales, keys, and         structure and timbre through analysis,
present. Introduction to the musical trends,           chord construction. Technical exercises           original compositions and basic exercises to
composers, socioeconomic developments                  of both hands. Prerequisites: MUP225 or           demonstrate musical concepts. Prerequisites:
and trends, musical forms and styles that              permission of instructor.                         MTC100, or MTC101, or permission of
influence our modern American musical                                                                    instructor. Corequisites: MTC106.
sense. Prerequisites: None                             MuP233
                                                       Class Voice III                                   MTC155
MHL156                                                 2 Credits.        3 Periods.                      Music Theory II
Music in Latin America and the                         Interpretive singing through a closer             3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                       examination of coloring, tone production,
Caribbean                                                                                                A continuation of Music Theory I with emphasis
                                                       dynamics, and tempo indications.                  on harmony and part-writing procedures.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                       Prerequisites: MUP134.                            Prerequisites: MTC105. Corequisites: MTC156.
To discuss the role of music in Latin and
Caribbean cultures and the impact of these
cultures on music. To present a historical             MuP298AA                                                     networking
survey to the evolution and development of             Special Projects
musical styles from rumba to reggae.                   1 Credit.            1 Period.                               Technology
Among the topics, and to include: origins,             Organized and tailored around the interests
gender, race, ethnicity, politics, elements of         and needs of the individual student. Structured   nET183AA
music, instruments, both sacred and secular            to provide an atmosphere of individualized        Operating Systems/PC
music, and significant individuals influencing         research and study paralleled by professional     2 Credits.          2 Periods.
the evolution of many different genres                 expertise and guidance. Professional-type         PC operating systems, such as Windows
of music in Latin America and Caribbean                facilities and equipment available for student    95, Windows NT, and others; system
cultures. Prerequisites: None.                         use. Allows the best aspects of independent       management; files, commands, and usage;
                                                       study and individualized learning to be           output redirection and piping, editors,
   Music: Performance                                  combined to maximize student development.
                                                       Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
                                                                                                         batch and configuration files; file folders
                                                                                                         and directories; installation on floppy and
                                                       or instructor.                                    hard disks; networking capabilities; disaster
MuP133                                                                                                   recovery. Shortcuts to folders and directories.
Class Voice I                                                                                            Prerequisites: BPC101AA, orCAD125, or
2 Credits.         3 Periods.                                                                            equivalent, or permission of department.
Introduction to the fundamentals of
vocal production. Emphasis on breathing
techniques, tone production and
performances in class of solo vocal literature.
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                                         Course Descriptions
                 nursing                               scope of practice. Includes basic problem
                                                       solving processes specific to meeting the
                                                                                                          nuR191
                                                                                                          Practical nursing Transition
                                                       basic and holistic needs of clients, therapeutic   3 Credits.            5 Periods.
nuR104AA                                               communication skills essential for the nursing     Overview of the role of the practical nurse
Structured nursing Review                              assistant, interventions to ensure the needs       in care of clients. Includes nursing standards
.5 Credits            .5 Periods.                      and safety of the client, specific types of        and scope of practice of the practical nurse.
Structured nursing tutorial assistance and             diseases, conditions and alterations in            Emphasis on nursing care related to pediatric
nursing study skills to help students achieve          behavior of the client, and principles of          and care of the well childbearing client and
success in their respective block of nursing           nutrition and fluid balance. Focus is on special   childbearing family. Focus on the role of
courses. Nursing process and critical thinking         needs of the elder client in the acute and long-   practical nurse in providing care through
application skills emphasized. Prerequisites:          term care settings, and basic emergency care       interventions consistent with established
None. Corequisites: Enrollment in the Nursing          skills and procedures. Provides opportunity        nursing care plans.Prerequisites: NUR171 or
program or permission of Department Chair.             for the development of clinical competency         permission of Nursing Department Chair.
Course Note:Course offered as Credit (P) No            in the performance of selected nurse assisting
credit (Z) basis. May be repeated for a total of       skills and procedures through participation
six (6) credit hours.                                  in the care of clients. Prerequisites: College     nuR251
                                                       Placement Exam indicating eligibility for          nursing Theory and Science III
                                                       CRE101, or HESI-A2 exam English Composite          8 Credits.          4 Periods.
nuR104AB                                                                                                  Application of critical thinking strategies
                                                       score of 75% or higher. Completed MCCD
Structured nursing Review                              Background Clearance check, Health and             related to holistic care of the newborn,
1 Credit.           1 Period.                          Safety Documentation, and Health Care              pediatr ic, and childbear ing clients.
Structured nursing tutorial assistance and             Provider signature form.                           Integration of concepts related to holistic care
nursing study skills to help students achieve                                                             of adults and geriatric clients with selected
success in their respective block of nursing                                                              acute and chronic alterations in health.
courses. Nursing process and critical thinking         nuR171
                                                                                                          Integration of professional nursing standards
application skills emphasized. Prerequisites:          nursing Theory and Science II                      in role development. Utilization of previous
None. Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment              8 Credits.             4 Periods.                  knowledge of physical, biologic, psycho-social
in the Nursing program or permission of                Application of nursing theory and practice         sciences, and the cultural, spiritual aspects
Department Chair. Course Note: Course                  utilizing critical thinking based on the nursing   of nursing care. Integration of concepts of
offered as Credit (P) No credit (Z) basis.             process and evidence based practice. Holistic      nutrition, pharmacology, communication,
NUR104AB may be repeated for a total of                nursing concepts of health promotion,              health promotion, and pathophysiology into
eight (8) credits.                                     disease/illness prevention, and health             nursing care. Prerequisites: (BIO202, BIO205,
                                                       restoration for adult and geriatric clients.       and NUR171) or permission of Nursing
                                                       Role development as the professional nurse
nuR151                                                                                                    Department Chairperson.
                                                       member of the health care team. Participation
nursing Theory and Science I                           in client teaching and discharge planning.
10 Credits.            5 Periods.                      Application of previous knowledge of               nuR271
Introduction to fundamentals of nursing                physical, biologic, psycho-social sciences, and    nursing Theory and Science IV
theory and practice utilizing critical thinking        the cultural and spiritual aspects of nursing      7 Credits.           4 Periods.
based on the nursing process and principles            care. Application of nursing concepts in           Integration of critical thinking strategies
of evidence based practice. Focus on meeting           the development of plan of care to include         for complex holistic needs of high-risk
basic human needs within the wellness/illness          pathophysiology, nutrition, pharmacology,          clients with multi- system health alterations.
continuum. Theoretical concepts related to             and skills in communication. Uses information      Application of strategies related to holistic
holistic care of well, geriatric, and adult clients.   technology in planning, documenting, and           care of the client with psychiatric/ mental
Provides safe nursing care to clients with             evaluating client care. Prerequisites: NUR151      health disorders. Introduction to community
selected alterations in health. Introduction           or permission of Nursing Department                based care. Assimilation of professional
to professional nursing practice. Applies              Chairperson.                                       role into practice. Evaluation of care based
concepts of health promotion, disease/                                                                    on the knowledge of physical, biologic,
illness prevention. Provides care based upon                                                              psycho-social sciences, and the cultural and
integration of pathophysiology, nutrition,
                                                       nuR187
                                                                                                          spiritual beliefs of clients. Development
communication and physical, biological,                Pharmacology and Medication                        of nurse leadership and management
and psycho-social sciences. Uses information           Administration II                                  roles. Integration of concepts of nutrition,
technology in performing and evaluating                1.5 Credits.        1.5 Periods.                   pharmacology, communication, health
client care. Prerequisites: Admission into the         Overview of selected drug classifications and      promotion, and pathophysiology into nursing
Nursing Program.                                       categories. Emphasis on principles of drug         care. Prerequisites: NUR251 or permission of
                                                       metabolism and effects, interactions and           Nursing Department Chairperson.
nuR158                                                 adverse reactions, and nursing implications
                                                       for safe practice. Requires application of
nurse Assisting                                                                                           nuR291
                                                       previous knowledge of physical, biological,
LEC 6 Credits.     4 Periods.                          and social sciences. Prerequisites: Permission     nursing Clinical Capstone
LAB 0 Credits.     6 Periods.                          of Nursing Department/Division Chair.           2 Credits.         6 Periods.
Introduction to the role of the nursing                                                                Synthesis of the nursing process to facilitate
assistant for clients across the wellness/                                                             role transition from student to graduate
illness continuum within the nurse assisting                                                           nurse within a preceptorship experience.
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                                       Course Descriptions
Development of nurse leadership and                 OAS101AB                                       OAS113
management roles. Prerequisites: NUR271             Computer Typing I: Letters,Tables              Micro-Alphabetic Indexing
or permission of Nursing Department                                                                1 Credit.           1.7 Periods.
Chairperson.                                        & Reports
                                                    1 Credit.         1.7 Periods.                 Master y of essential microcomputer
                                                    Letter, table, and repor t formatting.         filing skills. Emphasis on indexing and
   Occupational Safety                              Prerequisites: OAS101AA or permission of       alphabetizing individual and business names;
        & Health                                    department/division.                           subject,	geographic,	and	numeric	methods;	
                                                                                                   and cross referencing. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                   Cross-References: BPC113
OSH101                                              OAS101AC
Introduction to Occupational                        Computer Typing I: Production &
                                                                                                   OAS118
Safety, Health, and Environmental                   Manuscript
                                                    1 Credit.          1.7 Periods.
                                                                                                   10-Key By Touch
Technology                                          Simple	 office	 projects	 and	 manuscripts.	
                                                                                                   1 Credit.          1.7 Periods.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                                                                     Touch system of numeric keys on ten-key
                                                    Prerequisites: OAS101AB or permission of
Overview of occupational safety, health, and                                                       pads. Prerequisites: None.
                                                    department/division.
environmental regulations and technology.
Overview of the regulatory framework                                                               OAS120
related to safety and environmental program         OAS102                                         Financial Record Keeping
management. Career opportunities and                Computer Typing II: Document                   3 Credits.          3 Periods.
the relationship to business management.            Production                                     Computerized application of concepts and
Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:              3 Credits.          5 Periods.                 procedures	of	office	record	keeping;	includes	
HMT101                                              Arrangement of letters, memos, manuscripts,    finance and personnel records, inventory
                                                    and tabulation; speed/accuracy improvement.    systems, banking procedures and cash
OSH102                                              Prerequisites: OAS101 or permission of         control; decision-making process for solving
Introduction to Industrial Hygiene                  department/division.                           financial problems. Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Fundamental concepts of Industrial Hygiene,
                                                    OAS103AA                                       OAS135DK
including terminology, basic toxicology, body
entry routes, threshold limit values, and           Computer Typing: Skill Building I              Word: Level I
measurement. Control of typical occupational        1 Credit.           1.7 Periods.               2 Credits.          2 Periods.
physical and chemical hazards, radiation            Individual progression on speed/accuracy       Using Word word processing software to
and environmental concerns. Instruction             drills. Prerequisites: Ability to touch type   create and name files, edit text, format, and
and practice in basic sampling techniques.          at 25 words per minute or permission of        print a variety of documents. Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: None.                                department/division.                           None. Cross-References: BPC135DK


OSH106                                              OAS103AB                                         Office Career Success
Industrial Safety                                   Computer Typing: Skill Building II
2 Credit.            2 Periods.                     1 Credit.         1.7 Periods.                 OCS100
Safety, health management and accident              Progression on speed/accuracy drills.
                                                    Prerequisites: OAS103AA or permission of
                                                                                                   Basic Office Skills
prevention in industrial work environment.                                                         1 Credit.           2 Periods.
Role of Occupational Safety and Health              department/division.
                                                                                                   Develop techniques and workplace skills
Administration (OSHA) act, materials handling,                                                     to achieve professional office etiquette.
electrical safety, machine safety, first response   OAS108                                         Broad, basic knowledge and skills necessary
to fire and medical emergencies, safety signs       Computer Typing: Skill Building I              for the workplace. Includes knowledge of
and color codes, recognition of safety and          3 Credits.          3 Periods.                 basic	business	equipment,	office	documents	
health hazards accident prevention, and             Individual progression on speed/accuracy       and procedures, and telephone etiquette.
management’s responsibilities. Prerequisites:       drills. Prerequisites: Ability to touch type   Develop rapid writing techniques for note
None. Cross-References: FAC106, GTC106,             at 25 words per minute or permission of        taking of messages and minutes. Use
MIT106.                                             department/division.                           appropriate software and computers for
                                                                                                   office communications. Develop skills to
     Office Automation                              OAS111AA                                       enable	 efficient	 workflow	 management	 in	
          Systems                                   Computer Keyboarding I
                                                                                                   a business setting. Investigate functionality
                                                                                                   and protocol of electronic mail systems.
                                                    1 Credit.         1.7 Periods.                 Prerequisite: None.
                                                    Master y of essential microcomputer
OAS101AA
                                                    keyboarding skills. Emphasis on touch
Computer Typing I: Keyboard                         typing of alphabetic and numeric keys
Mastery                                             and symbols. Prerequisites: None. Cross-
1 Credit.          1.7 Periods.                     References: BPC111AA
Incorporates correct touch typing principles.
Prerequisites: None.
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OCS102                                           and construction of proofs for validity.          PED101BC
Office Career Preparation                        Prerequisites: ENG101 or ENG107 or                Boot Camp
1 Credit.            2 Periods.                  equivalent.                                       1 Credit.           2 Periods.
Identify and investigate career goals and                                                          Vigorous physical and mental conditioning
opportunities in the workplace. Generate         PHI104                                            incorporating cardiovascular, core fitness,
an individual education plan and a career        World Philosophy                                  strength training, and flexibility. Emphasis
portfolio to include preparing a resume, cover   3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    will be placed on proper body mechanics and
letter and practicing interview techniques.      Examination of questions such as the meaning      safety. Prerequisites: None.
Review current business attire and associated    of	life	and	death,	social	justice,	appearance	
images in the workplace. Prerequisite: None.     and reality, human nature, the identity of        PED101BP
                                                 the self freedom and destiny, the ethical life,
                                                                                                   Backpacking
OCS104                                           and the relationship of science and religion.
                                                                                                   1 Credit.           2 Periods.
Office Communications                            Comparative analysis of diverse Eastern and
                                                                                                   Covers basic skills and techniques of
1 Credit.           2 Periods.                   Western viewpoints. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                   backpacking and the application of these to
Plan and develop effective oral                                                                    wilderness travel. Prerequisites: None.
communications and written documents             PHI105
using PowerPoint. Identify appropriate and                 PHI1105                                 PED101CY
inappropriate language and topics in the         Introduction to Ethics                            Cycling-Indoor
business setting. Investigate verbal and
                                                 3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   1 Credit.            2 Periods.
non-verbal communication techniques
                                                 Major	 theories	 of	 conduct.	 Emphasis	 on	      Basic skills for bike set up and proper body
in the office. Investigate basic contents
                                                 normative ethics, theories of good and evil       mechanics. Increase leg strength, lung
of memorandums, letters and reports.
                                                 from Plato to the present. Prerequisites: None.   capacity, and metabolism. Prerequisites:
Investigate various communication devices
including fax, network systems and machines.                                                       None.
Prerequisite: None.                              PHI213
                                                 Medical and Bio-Ethics                            PED101DF
OCS122                                           3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    Self Defense
                                                 A philosophical consideration of moral            1 Credit.               2 Periods.
Office Orientation and Essential                 problems that arise in relation to medicine       Basic self-defense skills, ground-fighting skills,
Skills                                           and biology, e.g., death, patient’s rights and    and stand-up fighting capabilities. Modified
3 Credits.          6 Periods.                   biological experimentation. Prerequisites:        for all skill levels. Practice is based on real-life
Develops a comprehensive understanding           None.                                             experiences and endurance enhanced drills.
of essential workplace skills and reinforces
                                                                                                   Develops self confidence. Prerequisites: None.
learning with structured hands-on practices.
Includes	 fundamental	 knowledge	 of	 office	
                                                 PHI216                                            Course Note: PED101DF may be repeated
                                                 Environmental Ethics                              for credit.
etiquette, note taking, protocol of electronic
mail systems, and preparation of oral and        3 Credits.          3 Periods.
written presentations. Identifies individual     Philosophical consideration of diverse theories   PED101FB
career opportunities to include preparing a      and perspectives on the environment, and          Self Defense
resume and practicing interview techniques.      application of these theories to global moral     1 Credit.               2 Periods.
Prerequisites: None.                             issues such as animal rights, preservation of     Basic self-defense skills, ground-fighting skills,
                                                 wilderness and species, population, world         and stand-up fighting capabilities. Modified
                                                 hunger and poverty, and air and water
           Philosophy                            pollution. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                   for all skill levels. Practice is based on real-life
                                                                                                   experiences and endurance enhanced drills.
                                                                                                   Develops self confidence. Prerequisites: None.
PHI101                                           PHI244                                            Course Note: PED101DF may be repeated
          PHI1101                                Philosophy of Religion                            for credit.
Introduction to Philosophy                       3 Credits.        3 Periods.
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                    Predominant figures and theories in               PED101FL
General consideration of human nature            Euroamerican political philosophy from            Fitness for Life
and the nature of the universe. Knowledge,       Plato to contemporary social/political            1 Credit.               2 Periods.
perception, freedom and determinism, and         philosophers. Prerequisites: ENG101, or           Le a r n t h e b a s i c s o f d e s i g n i n g a n d
the existence of God. Prerequisites: None.       ENG107, or permission of Instructor.              implementing a personalized fitness
                                                                                                   program to meet your needs in the
PHI103
          PHI1103
                                                     Physical Education                            areas of Cardiovascular Fitness, Weight
                                                                                                   Control, Muscular Strength and Flexibility.
Introduction to Logic                                                                              Prerequisites: None.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                 PED101BB
Informal logic, logical fallacies, elementary    Basketball
symbolic logic, analysis of argument forms,      1 Credit.           2 Periods.
                                                 Basic skills and game strategy of basketball.
                                                 Class emphasis on competition and drills.
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PED101FW                                              with relaxation and meditation techniques.           PED101YO
                                                      Prerequisites: None. Course Note: PED101QG
Fitness Walking                                                                                            Yoga
                                                      may be repeated for credit.
1 Credit.          2 Periods.                                                                              1 Credit.          2 Periods.
Development of safe and effective walking                                                                  Promotion of overall health by strengthening
skills through proper exercises and use of            PED101SM                                             muscles and stimulating glands and organs.
equipment to enhance a walking program.               Swimming                                             Basic postures, breathing and relaxation
Prerequisites: None.                                  1 Credit.         2 Periods.                         techniques. Prerequisites: None.
                                                      Basic strokes, breathing and improving
PED101GO                                              cardiovascular endurance. Prerequisites:             PED101Zu
                                                      None.
Golf                                                                                                       Zumba Fitness
1 Credit.          2 Periods.                                                                              1 Credit.            2 Periods.
Instruction and practice for all skill levels,        PED101ST                                             Zumba® dynamic fitness program. Fuses
beginning through advanced. Assistance on             Strength Training                                    hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow
shot making, club selection and etiquette on          1 Credit.          2 Periods.                        moves. Interval training sessions where fast
the course. Prerequisites: None. Course Note:         Introduction to techniques of basic weight           and slow rhythms and resistance training are
PED101GO may be repeated for credit.                  training, concentrating on incorporating             combined to tone and sculpt while burning
                                                      an exercise regimen for increased strength.          fat. Prerequisites: None.
PED101HH                                              Prerequisites: None.
Hip Hop                                                                                                    PED102BC
1 Credit.              2 Periods.                     PED101TC                                             Boot Camp - Intermediate
Basic skills of hip hop with instruction, practice,   Tai Chi                                              1 Credit.           2 Periods.
and performance including proper body                 1 Credit.        2 Periods.                          Vigorous training at an intermediate level
mechanics, choreography, and behavioral               Fundamentals of Tai Chi including moves,             incorporating cardiovascular, core fitness,
competencies. Prerequisites: None. Course             breathing and meditation. Prerequisites:             strength training, and flexibility. Emphasis
Note: PED101HH may be repeated for credit.            None.                                                will be placed on proper body mechanics and
                                                                                                           safety. Prerequisites: None. Prior experience
                                                                                                           recommended. Course Note: PED102BC may
PED101JR                                              PED101VB
                                                                                                           be repeated for credit.
Hip Hop                                               Volleyball
1 Credit.              2 Periods.                     1 Credit.          2 Periods.
Basic skills of hip hop with instruction, practice,   Basic skills and game strategy of volleyball.        PED102DF
and performance including proper body                 Class emphasis on competition and drills.            Self Defense - Intermediate
mechanics, choreography, and behavioral               Prerequisites: None.                                 1 Credit.           2 Periods.
competencies. Prerequisites: None. Course                                                                  Intermediate self-defense skills, ground-
Note: PED101HH may be repeated for credit.                                                                 fighting skills, and stand-up fighting
                                                      PED101WT
                                                                                                           capabilities. Practice is based on real-life
                                                      Weight Training                                      experiences and endurance enhanced drills.
PED101KB                                              1 Credit.          2 Periods.                        Develops self confidence. Not recommended
Kickboxing                                            Access to Olympic and Free Weights with              for beginners. Prerequisites: None. Prior
1 Credit.          2 Periods.                         a qualified instructor. Prerequisites: None.         experience recommended. Course Note:
Techniques to increase muscular endurance             Course Note: PED101WT may be repeated                PED102DF may be repeated for credit.
and strength, enhance flexibility and increase        for credit.
body awareness and self-confidence. Jabs,
kicks, and blocks will be used in this martial
                                                                                                           PED102FL
                                                      PED101WW
arts based workout. Prerequisites: None.                                                                   Fitness for Life - Intermediate
                                                      Weight Training for Women                            1 Credit.              2 Periods.
                                                      1 Credit.         2 Periods.                         Intermediate level design and implementation
PED101PS                                              Introduction for women to the use of free            of a personalized fitness program to increase
Pilates                                               weights, strength machines and cardio                your fitness level in the areas of Cardiovascular
1 Credit.            2 Periods.                       equipment. Prerequisites: None.                      Fitness, Weight Control, Muscular Strength
Mat-based exercise system focused on                                                                       and Flexibility. Prerequisites: None. Prior
improving flexibility and strength for the total      PED101YG                                             experience recommended. Course Note:
body. Teaches core control and stabilization                                                               PED102FL may be repeated for credit.
                                                      Gentle Yoga
while improving postural alignment.
                                                      1 Credit.            2 Periods.
Prerequisites: None.
                                                      Focuses on the use of such props as blankets,        PED102GO
                                                      blocks, and chairs to modify traditional Yoga        Golf - Intermediate
PED101QG                                              poses, enabling participation with moderate          1 Credit.           2 Periods.
Qi Gong                                               effort and without strain; suitable for all levels   Improving techniques of putting, chipping,
1 Credit.          2 Periods.                         but especially for students needing a slower         the full swing, rules and scoring will be
Ancient Chinese Qi Gong breathing exercises           pace. Prerequisites: None. Course Notes:             covered in this class. Prerequisites: None.
for healing and opening channels of energy.           PED101YG may be repeated for credit.                 Prior experience recommended. Course Note:
Includes Power of Positive thought along                                                                   PED102GO may be repeated for credit.
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PED115                                             satisfactory score on Math Placement exam.         permission of Department or Division. One
Lifetime Fitness                                   Course Note: Students may receive credit           year of High School physics or PHY111 and
2 Credits.          4 Periods.                     for only one of the following: PHY101 or           PHY112 suggested but not required.
Fitness activity and wellness study to help        PHY101AA.
develop a lifetime of regular exercise, stress
                                                                                                      PHY131
management, and proper nutrition. Workout
                                                   PHY111                                                        PHY1131
includes warm up/stretch, aerobic exercise,                 PHY1111                                   university Physics II: Electricity and
selected strength exercises, and cool down/        General Physics I                                  Magnetism
stretch. May be repeated credit. Prerequisites:    LEC                4 Credits. 3 Periods.           LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.
None.                                              LAB                0 Credits. 3 Periods.           LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                   Includes motion, energy, and properties            Electric charge and current, electric and
                                                   of matter. Prerequisites: MAT182, or MAT           magnetic fields in vacuum and in materials,
PED124
                                                   187, or one year high school Trigonometry          and induction. AC circuits, displacement
Strength and Conditioning for                      with a grade of C or better, or permission         current, and electromagnetic waves.
Sport Performance: Basic                           of Department or Division. Course Note:            Prerequisites: MAT230, or MAT231, or
2 Credits            4 Periods                     PHY111 is recommended for preprofessional          permission of Department or Division, and
Introduction to the principles and training        and	 suggested	 for	 certain	 other	 majors.	      PHY121. Corequisites: MAT241 or permission
techniques of strength and conditioning            Students may receive credit for only one of        of Department or Division.
for sport performance. Emphasis is placed          the following: PHY111 or PHY111AA.
on beginning instructional techniques and
safety of Olympic lifts; plyometrics; muscular                                                        PHY241
                                                   PHY112                                             university Physics III:
endurance, strength and power development;
anaerobic and aerobic capacity. Prerequisites:              PHY1112                                   Thermodynamics, Optics, and
None.                                              General Physics II                                 Wave Phenomena
                                                   LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                                                                      LEC 4 Credits       3 Periods.
                                                   LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.
PED125                                                                                                LAB 0 Credits       3 Periods.
                                                   Includes electricity, electromagnetism, and
Exercise Science                                   modern physics. Prerequisites: PHY105 or
                                                                                                      Heat, entropy, and laws of thermodynamics;
2 Credits             4 Periods                                                                       wave propagation; geometrical and physical
                                                   PHY111.
Principles and training techniques of strength                                                        optics; introduction to special relativity.
and conditioning for sport performance.                                                               Prerequisites: PHY131.
Emphasis is placed on instruc tional               PHY115
techniques and safety of Olympic lifts;            university Physics I                               PHY298AB
plyometrics; muscular endurance, strength          LEC                5 Credits. 4 Periods.
                                                   LAB                0 Credits. 3 Periods.           Special Projects
and power development; anaerobic and
                                                   General physics course using calculus to           2 Credits.           2 Periods.
aerobic capacity. Prerequisites: PED124.
                                                   develop the principles of mechanics and            Organized and tailored around the interests
Course Note: PED125 may be repeated for a
                                                   thermodynamics.	Recommended	for	majors	            and needs of the individual student. Structured
total of eight (8) credit hours.
                                                   in the sciences and mathematics. Required          to provide an atmosphere of individualized
                                                   for	Engineering	majors.	Prerequisites:	MAT220	     research and study paralleled by professional
      Physical Science                             or MAT221 or permission of Department or           expertise and guidance. Professional-type
                                                   Division. Corequisites: MAT230 or MAT231.          facilities and equipment available for student
                                                   One year High School physics or PHY111 and         use. Allows the best aspects of independent
PHS110                                                                                                study and individualized learning to be
                                                   PHY112 is strongly recommended.
Fundamentals of Physical Science                                                                      combined to maximize student development.
LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.          PHY116                                             Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.          university Physics II                              or instructor.
Survey of the principles of physics and            LEC                 5 Credits. 4 Periods.
chemistry. Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better
in MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT093,
                                                   LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                   Principles of electricity, magnetism, waves,
                                                                                                             Political Science
or equivalent, or satisfactory score on Math       and	optics.	Required	for	Engineering	majors.	
placement exam.                                    Prerequisites: PHY115 and (MAT230 or               POS110
                                                   MAT231). Corequisites: MAT241.                              POS1110
                Physics                                                                               American national Government
                                                   PHY121                                             3 Credits.         3 Periods.
PHY101                                                       PHY1121                                  Study of the historical backgrounds,
Introduction to Physics                            university Physics I: Mechanics                    governing principles, and institutions, of the
                                                   LEC                    4 Credits. 3 Periods.       national government of the United States.
LEC                 4 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                   LAB                    0 Credits. 3 Periods.       Prerequisites: None.
LAB                 0 Credits. 3 Periods.
                                                   Kinematics, Newton’s laws, work, energy,
A survey of physics emphasizing applications
                                                   momentum, conservation laws, dynamics of
of physics to modern life. Prerequisites:
                                                   particles, solids, fluids, mechanical waves, and
Grade of “C” or better in MAT090, or MAT091,
                                                   sound. Prerequisites: MAT220, or MAT221, or
or MAT092, or MAT093, or equivalent, or
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POS115                                              Calculations using electrical laws. Voltage       PPT108
Issues in American Politics                         and current production. Battery construction      Turbines
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       and applications. Principles of magnetism.        1 Credits.           1 Periods.
Examination	of	major	issues	in	current	affairs	     Operation of motors, transformers, and            Operations, steam properties, energy transfer,
in the fields of politics, economics, social        generators. Electrical safety. Prerequisites:     parts, and types of turbines. Components
relations, foreign affairs, aesthetics, and         None.                                             and function. Turbine maintenance for oil
others through the reading and viewing of                                                             and hydraulic systems, inspection of casings,
secondary information sources. Prerequisites:       PPT103                                            nozzles and rotors. Turbine alignment and the
ENG101 or ENG107 or equivalent.                     Print Reading and Plant Drawings                  tightening	of	joints	using	appropriate	tools	
                                                    1 Credits.           1 Periods.                   and equipment. Prerequisites: None.
POS120                                              Introduction to print reading and plant
                                                                                                      PPT109
          POS1120                                   drawings. Flow diagrams and symbols on
                                                    drawings. Dimension, tolerance and clearance      Pipefitting Auxiliaries I
World Politics                                      on drawings. Amendments to drawings.              2 Credits.          2 Periods.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                       Principles of operation, maintenance
                                                    Specific types of drawings. Proper procedures
Introduction to the principles and issues                                                             procedures and inspection procedures. Basic
                                                    when using plant drawings. Prerequisites:
relating to the study of international relations.                                                     piping	systems,	fittings,	joints,	and	assorted	
                                                    None.
Evaluation of the political, economic, national,                                                      piping materials. Prerequisites: None.
and transnational rationale for international
interactions. Prerequisites: None.                  PPT104                                            PPT110
                                                    Properties of Materials                           Valve Maintenance I
POS220                                              1 Credits.          1 Periods.                    2 Credits.         2 Periods.
                                                    Basic properties of solids, liquids and gases.    Safety, terminology, components, and
u.S. and Arizona Constitution                       Basic properties and classifications of metals.   operating principles of valves. Inspection
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                     Hazards of mixing different materials.            and rework of valves. Components of the
Examination of the United States Constitution       Causes, effects and prevention of corrosion.      valve packing chamber. Packing and safety
and the constitution and government of the          Correct storage and handling of materials.        procedures. Stem packing installation. Quality
state of Arizona. Prerequisites: None.              Prerequisites: None.                              assurance test methods for specific valves.
                                                                                                      Prerequisites: None.
POS221                                              PPT105
Arizona Constitution                                                                                  PPT112
                                                    Air Compressor Principles                         Principles of Machining
1 Credit.          1 Period.                        1 Credits.         1 Periods.
Examination of the Constitution of the State                                                          3 Credits.            3 Periods.
                                                    Air compressor terminology. Principles of
of Arizona. Equivalent to the second part                                                             Safety practices, machining methods, and
                                                    gas behavior and inter-cooling. Internal
of POS220. May not enroll in POS220 and                                                               principles of material removal. Types of
                                                    and external factors affecting compressor
POS221 concurrently. Prerequisites: None.                                                             cutting tools, lathe, milling, drill, and bandsaw
                                                    operation. Operating principles, components,
                                                                                                      components. Principles of operation of
                                                    preventive and corrective maintenance
POS222                                                                                                specific machines found in the machine shop
                                                    procedures. Compressor troubleshooting
u.S. Constitution                                                                                     including turning, milling, drilling and cutting
                                                    procedures. Prerequisites: None.
2 Credits.            2 Periods.                                                                      machines. Prerequisites: None.
Examination of the United States Constitution.
Equivalent to the first part of POS220. May not     PPT106                                            PPT113
enroll in POS220 and POS222 concurrently.           Diesel Engine Systems                             Pumps I
Prerequisites: None.                                1 Credits.          1 Periods.
                                                                                                      2 Credits.           2 Periods.
                                                    Diesel operating principles and diesel engine
                                                                                                      Types of pumps, applications and principles
                                                    systems. Practical knowledge of safety
           Power Plant                              precautions, inspection and maintenance of
                                                                                                      of operation and safety. Pump components
           Technology                               diesel engines. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                      identification. Inspection, use and
                                                                                                      maintenance of packing and mechanical
                                                                                                      seals. Prerequisites: None.
                                                    PPT107
PPT101
                                                    Lubrication                                       PPT114
Hand and Power Tools                                1 Credits.            1 Periods.
1 Credits.         1 Periods.
                                                                                                      Drive and Gear Components
                                                    Principles, properties, and safe handling         1 Credits.         1 Periods.
Identification and use of hand and hand-            requirements of lubricants. Lubrication           Terminology, identification and inspection
held power tools used in a power plant. Tool        of bearings, lubrication systems, and             of the component parts of a drive and
construction and purpose. Maintenance of            system components. Oil settling systems.          gear system. Operation, maintenance and
hand and power tools. Prerequisites: None.          Construction, operation, and maintenance          inspection of couplings, clutches, brakes,
                                                    of oil purifiers. Prerequisites: None.            belt drives, chain drives, shafts and gears.
PPT102
                                                                                                      Operation and configurations of variable
Introduction to Electricity                                                                           speed drives. Prerequisites: None
3 Credits.             3 Periods.
Basic electrical terminology and concepts.
Fu n d a m e n t a l s o f e l e c t r i c a l t h e o r y.
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PPT115                                               to useable energy such as electrical              Operation of pendant cranes. Prerequisites:
                                                     power. How generated electrical power is          None.
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
                                                     transmitted and distributed to the point of
2 Credits.         2 Periods.                                                                          PPT206
                                                     use. Prerequisites: None.
Hydraulic and pneumatic safety, physical
                                                                                                       Bearings
concepts, and fluid laws. Hydraulic and
                                                                                                       1 Credits.          1 Periods.
pneumatic system components and                      PPT200
                                                                                                       Application, inspection and maintenance
operation. Troubleshooting procedures                Industry Events                                   of plant bearings. Design and operation of
of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.                  1 Credits.         1 Periods.                     sliding and anti-friction bearings. Function,
Prerequisites: None.                                 Information distribution; methods and             design and applications of bearing seals.
                                                     avenues of communication. Material and
PPT116                                               design problems in the nuclear power plant.
                                                                                                       Reasons for bearing failure and related
                                                                                                       preventative maintenance procedures.
Introduction to Welding and Metal                    Procedural deficiencies of motor and              Prerequisites: None.
Fabrication                                          equipment operation. Operation of sensitive
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                       equipment. Potential plant vulnerabilities.
Principles of metallurgy and material                Personnel errors including mis-positioning,       PPT207
identification. Technical theory and basic           flooding, testing and procedural violations.      Heat Exchangers
skill training in oxyacetylene and shielded          Prerequisites: None.                              1 Credits.         1 Periods.
metal arc welding. Welding equipment safety                                                            Heat exchanger theory including heat transfer
and	weld	joints	methods.	Prerequisites:	None.	       PPT202                                            and operating principles. Classification
                                                     Plant Systems and Components I                    of heat exchangers including types,
PPT117                                               2 Credits.          2 Periods.                    construction, and operation. Inspection of
Forklift Operations                                  Plant mission, numbering and drawing              heat exchangers. Cleaning of exchanger
1 Credits.             1 Periods.                    systems. Components and function of reactor       tubes and shells. Cleaning of component
Safe and proper operation of forklift. Parts and     coolant,	 volume	 control,	 safety	 injection,	   parts. Troubleshooting tubes. Maintenance
function of forklift, principles of operation, and   and nuclear sampling systems. Function            of exchangers. Prerequisites: None.
safety precautions. Inspection procedures,           and operation of main stream and turbine
proper care, and industry standards. On-             systems. Main and auxiliary feedwater             PPT208
hands operation of a forklift. Prerequisites:        systems. Operation and function of steam          Thermal Insulation
None.                                                and heater drain systems. Prerequisites: None.    0.50 Credits.        0.50 Periods.
                                                                                                       Principles of heat transfer and insulation.
                                                                                                       Types and temperature ranges for insulation.
PPT118                                               PPT203
                                                                                                       Safe and proper handling of insulation
Conduct of Maintenance                               Plant Systems and Components II                   materials. Practical experience in removing
1 Credits.           1 Periods.                      2 Credits.        2 Periods.                      and installing insulation. Prerequisites: None.
Safety and management expectations.                  Advanced course on plant systems and
Defense in Depth strategy and Conduct                components. Water, electrical and cooling         PPT209
of Verifications. Maintenance procedures.            systems. Safe shutdown cooling water              Pipefitting Auxiliaries II
Work control process. Performance of work            system. Waste drain system. Fuel handling         2 Credits.             2 Periods.
standards and documentation including                and storage systems. Fuel pool cooling            Purpose, terminology and system stress
pre-job	 preparation,	 pre-job	 notification,	       and cleanup. Purpose and operation of             factors related to piping systems. Principles of
job	review,	job	verification	and	job	close	out	      radioactive waste management. Service             fluid flow, and piping inspection procedures.
specific to nuclear power plant operations.          air and gas systems. Ventilation and fire         Fabrication and installation of tubing
Prerequisites: None.                                 protection systems. Prerequisites: PPT202.        materials,	 specific	 joints,	 and	 flanges.	 Basic	
                                                                                                       piping system component maintenance,
                                                     PPT204
PPT119                                                                                                 rework and installation procedures.
                                                     Measuring and Test Equipment                      Prerequisites: PPT109.
I n s t r u m e n t A i r Co m p re s s o r          1 Credits.        1 Periods.
Maintenance                                          Administrative controls for precision             PPT210
2 Credits.           2 Periods.                      measurement. Use of precision measuring           Valve Maintenance II
Purpose, function, and identification of system      equipment. Emphasis on proper use,                3 Credits.          3 Periods.
drawings.	Identification	of	major	components.	       accuratereading, and calculations using           Fundamentals of hand lapping. Dexter and
Instrument air compressor components                 precision measuring devices. Prerequisites:       Unislip resurfacing tools. Valve packing:
and function. Air flow operations. Free air          None.                                             purpose, components and specifications.
unloader components and function. Fluids                                                               Valve survey data sheet. Procedure for
and flow paths. Compressor cooling water             PPT205                                            field manufacture of die-formed packing
and lubricating oil. Inspection and repair of                                                          rings. Function of the Optical Flat. Valve
                                                     Rigging
parts. Troubleshooting. Prerequisites: None.                                                           inspection. Gaskets and torquing techniques.
                                                     2 Credits.          2 Periods.
                                                     Safe and proper operation of lifting equipment.   Prerequisites: PPT110.
PPT120                                               Weight calculations. Identification and proper
Energy Industry Fundamentals                         location of rigging equipment. Hand signals
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                        and industry standards. Safe rigging practices.
Various types of energy and their conversion         Inspection and maintenance procedures.
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PPT211                                                    PPT218                                            religious thought and behavior over the
Couplings                                                 Lathe Operations                                  lifespan, and the social psychology of new
0.50 Credits.       0.50 Periods.                         2 Credits.            4 Periods.                  religious movements. In addition, the role
Types, functions, and specific applications of            Safe and proper operation of the lathe.           of cultural differences on religious attitudes
couplings. Coupling removal and inspection                Component and accessories and their               both within the USA and around the world
procedures. Coupling rework and installation.             functions. Cutting tools and methods.             is also addressed. Prerequisites: PSY101 or
Prerequisites: None.                                      Processes of machining including mounting,        Permission of Instructor.
                                                          aligning, knurling, grooving, turning, thread
PPT212                                                    cutting, drilling, reaming boring, and tapping.
                                                                                                            PSY230
Control Valves and Actuators                              Machining techniques using a chuck.               Introduction to Statistics
1 Credits.             1 Periods.                         Prerequisites: None.                              3 Credits.          3 Periods.
M o d u l a t i n g c o n t ro l t e r m i n o l o g y.                                                     An introduction to the basic concepts in
Disassembly, inspection and assembly                      PPT219                                            descriptive and inferential statistics, with
processes. Construction and operation of                  Milling Machine Operations                        emphasis upon application to psychology.
specific actuators. Maintenance of pneumatic              2 Credits.          2 Periods.                    Consideration given to the methods of data
and hydraulic valve actuators. Principles of              Components of horizontal and vertical             collection, sampling techniques, graphing
operation, inspection and testing of control              milling machines. Common milling machine          of data, and the statistical evaluation of data
valves. Bench testing. Prerequisites: None.               accessories and cutters. Cutting speeds, feeds    collected through experimentation. Required
                                                          and depths for materials and cutters. Machine     of	psychology	majors.		Prerequisites:		PSY101	
PPT213                                                    set up and operations. Common cutter failure.     with a grade of “C” or better and MAT092 or
Pumps II                                                  Operation of horizontal and vertical milling      equivalent, or permission of instructor.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                           machines. Milling safety. Prerequisites: None.
Rotary, reciprocating and centrifugal pump                                                                  PSY231
operation. Positive displacement and metering
pump operation. Diaphragm pulsafeeder
                                                                     Psychology                             Laboratory for Statistics
                                                                                                            1 Credit.          2Periods. (Lab)
operation. Disassembly, inspection and                                                                      Applications of inferential and descriptive
reassembly of radially and axially split                  PSY101                                            statistics to computers in the field of
centrifugal pumps. Troubleshooting and lab                          PSY1101                                 psychology. Prerequisites: None. Corequisites:
safety. Prerequisites: None.                              Introduction to Psychology                        PSY230.
PPT214                                                    3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                          To acquaint the student with basic principles,    PSY235      
Machine Alignment                                         methods and fields of psychology such as
3 Credits.          5 Periods.                            learning, memory, emotion, perception,            Psychology of Gender
Calculations and practical lab exercises using                                                              3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                          physiological, developmental, intelligence,
alignment principles. Determination of                                                                      To assess historical and psychological
                                                          social and abnormal. Prerequisites: None.
indicator sag and thermal growth. Obtaining                                                                 perspectives on women and men and
readings for alignment or misalignment.                                                                     to evaluate contemporary viewpoints
Rim- face method of alignment stressed and                PSY132                                            regarding the psychology of women and
practiced. Prerequisites: None.                           Psychology and Culture                            men. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade of “C”
                                                          3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    or better or permission of instructor.
PPT215                                                    Presents current knowledge about human
                                                          diversity in behavior and culture using           PSY240
Relief and Safety Valves
1 Credits.            1 Periods.
                                                          examples from a variety of contexts and           Developmental Psychology
                                                          nations. Highlights topics in cross-cultural      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
Co n ce p t s o f p re s s u re a n d p re s s u re       psychology, such as intergroup relations,         Human development from conception
measurement. Components and operation of                  ethnocentrism, gender, personality, emotion,      through adulthood. Includes: physical,
rupture discs, relief valves, and safety valves.          language, communication, work and health.         cognitive, emotional and social capacities
Maintenance procedures. Prerequisites: None.              Emphasis on applications of behavioral and        that develop at various ages. Recommended
PPT217                                                    cognitive principles to enhance interactions      for	students	majoring	in	nursing,	education,	
                                                          in a multicultural world. Prerequisites: None.    pre-med, and psychology. Prerequisites:
Refueling Overview
1 Credits.          1 Periods.                                                                              PSY101 with a grade of “C” or better or
Destack and restack operations of the                     PSY225                                            permission of the instructor.
Reactor Vessel. Purpose and location of                   Psychology and Religion
refueling equipment. Refueling operation   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
including spent fuel, refueling machines and
                                           Provides an introduction to the history,
fuel transfer equipment. Safety. New fuel  varieties and theories of the psychology of
receipt, transfer and moving of spent fuel.religion from an empirical, research-based
Prerequisites: None.                       perspective. Specific areas of study include
                                           the role of gender, age, socioeconomic status,
                                           and personality on religious experience,
                                           the effects of religion and prayer on mental
                                           and physical health, the development of
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PSY250                                              Public Administration                             RPT113
Social Psychology                                                                                     Radiation Monitoring
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                       3 Credits.         3 Periods.
The scientific study of how people’s thoughts,
                                                   PAD101                                             Monitoring radiation with a focus on theory
feelings, and behaviors are influenced by          Survey of Public Administration                    and operation of radiation monitors and
other people and situations. Includes how we       3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     the evaluation of radioactive hazards.
think about ourselves and others, persuasion       The history, present and future of public          Prerequisites: RPT103 or permission of
and influence, sexual and romantic attraction,     administration. Covers roles of public             instructor.
friendship, and helping others, aggression         administrators, organizational relationships,
and	 prejudice.	 Prerequisites:	 	 PSY101	 with	   intergovernmental relations and human              RPT223
a grade of “C” or better or permission of the      resources as well as ethical issues, financial     Radiation Dosimetry
instructor.                                        management, communication skills, and              3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                   productivity issues. Prerequisites: None.          Assessing internal and external exposure of
PSY266                                                                                                personnel to ionizing radiation. Prerequisites
Abnormal Psychology                                PAD296WA                                           or Corequisites: RPT113 or permission of
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                   Cooperative Education                              instructor.
Distinguishes between normal behavior              1 Credit.             5 Periods.
and	 psychological	 disorders.	 	 Subjects	        Work-college experiences that involve              RPT233
may include stress disorders, problems             the combined efforts of educators and              Radioactive Materials Handling
with anxiety and depression, unusual and           employers to accomplish an outcome related         3 Credits.           3 Periods.
abnormal sexual behavior, schizophrenia and        to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	   Presents scenarios in which Radiation
addictive behaviors. Causes and treatments         Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve       Protection Technicians are required to
of psychological problems and disorders are        (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point      provide safe control, movement, use, storage,
discussed. Prerequisites: PSY101 with a grade      average, and be able to obtain a position          transportation and disposal of radioactive
of “C” or better, or permission of instructor.     related to student’s academic or career            materials. Prerequisites: RPT223 or permission
                                                   goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	     of instructor.
                                                   permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must
PSY275                                             be concurrently enrolled in at least one class
Biopsychology                                      which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	     RPT243
4 Credits.         5 Periods.                      interest or with permission of the instructor.     Radiological Safety and Response
Biological foundations of sensation,                                                                  3 Credits.           3 Periods.
perception, motivation, emotion, cognition                                                            Conceptual understanding and skills
and psychopathology. Designed for students
                                                   PAD296WB
                                                                                                      for ensuring and maintaining safety in
in the life sciences.Prerequisites: PSY101         Cooperative Education                              the use of radioactive materials, with an
with a grade of “C” or better or permission        2 Credits.            10 Periods.                  emphasis on implementing ALARA (As
of Instructor.                                     Work-college experiences that involve              Low as Reasonably Achievable) principles.
                                                   the combined efforts of educators and              Concepts of time, distance and shielding,
                                                   employers to accomplish an outcome related
PSY277                                             to	 the	 career	 objectives	 of	 the	 students.	
                                                                                                      and protective clothing to minimize dose in
Psychology of Human Sexuality                                                                         a variety of situations (both routine and off-
                                                   Prerequisites: Completion of at least twelve       normal) within radiological environments.
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     (12) college credits, minimum 2.6 grade point
Survey of psychological and physiological                                                             Prerequisites or Corequisites: RPT233 or
                                                   average, and be able to obtain a position          permission of instructor.
aspects of human sexual behavior. Emphasis         related to student’s academic or career
placed on the integration of the cognitive,        goals	(student’s	present	job	may	qualify);	or	
emotional, and behavioral factors in sexual        permission of instructor. Corequisites: Must       RPT253
functioning. Prerequisites: PSY101 with            be concurrently enrolled in at least one class     Radiation Protection
a grade of “C” or better, or permission of         which	is	related	to	student’s	major	or	career	     3 Credits.          3 Periods.
instructor. Student must be 18 years or older.     interest or with permission of the instructor.     Practical application of radiation protection
                                                                                                      principles and sources of radiation such
PSY290AB                                             Radiation Protection                             as nuclear power plant, medical, and
                                                                                                      industrial operations. Prerequisites: RPT243
Research Methods
4 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                         Technician                                   or permission of instructor.
0 Credits.          3 Periods. (Lab)
Planning, execution, analysis, and written         RPT103                                             RPT290
reporting of psychological research using          Radiation Fundamentals                             Radiation Protection Internship
American Psychological Association                 3 Credits.          3 Periods.                 5 Credits.         25 Periods.
guidelines (APA). Surveys the literature,          Overview of physics and chemistry of           Provides approximately 320 hours with
procedures, and instruments in representative      radiation and radioactive materials. Basic     an industry, governmental, or educational
areas of psychological research. Prerequisites:    understanding of radiation and its uses        institution that uses radioactive materials
ENG101, ENG107. Prerequisites or                   and interactions. Prerequisites: MAT092, or    to allow students an opportunity for a
Corequisites: PSY230 with a grade of “C” or        satisfactory score on placement exam, or       hands-on practical application of radiation
better, or permission of Instructor.               permission of instructor.
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protection principles. Prerequisites: RPT233,    RDG040                                            organization recognition, and comprehension
or permission of instructor.                     Reading English as a Second                       improvement. Prerequisites: Appropriate
                                                                                                   reading placement test score, or grade
                                                 Language IV
          Reading                                3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                                                                   of “B” or better in RDG071. Course Notes:
                                                                                                   RDG095 is an accelerated and intensive
      Also See: Critical                         Developed for students of English as a second
                                                 language. Includes development of advanced
                                                                                                   learning program for students and meets
       Reading (CRE)                             vocabulary, comprehension skills, and culture
                                                                                                   the requirements for RDG081 and RDG091
                                                                                                   in one semester.
                                                 awareness. Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL
RDG008                                           placement test score or grade of “C” or better
                                                 in RDG030 or permission of instructor.            RDG105
Phonics
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                                                                      Speed Reading
Designed for students who are learning           RDG071                                            2 Credits.        2 Periods.
                                                                                                   Development of skills that result in increased
English as a second language. Includes the       Basic Reading                                     reading speed while maintaining satisfactory
study of the speech sounds used in English       3 Credits.         3 Periods.
as represented by the written symbols of the                                                       comprehension of a variety of materials.
                                                 Provide opportunities for practice and
alphabet; recognition of spelling patterns                                                         Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in
                                                 application of basic reading skills. Includes
and resulting pronunciation; and diacritical                                                       RDG091 or permission of instructor.
                                                 phonic analysis, word recognition, structural
markings. Prerequisites: Reading placement       analysis, use of context clues, and use of
score (CELSA).                                   dictionary, reinforced through practical                      Real Estate
                                                 application. Development of vocabulary
RDG010                                           required for success in content area courses.     REA179
Reading English as a Second                      Emphasis on literal comprehension and
                                                                                                   Real Estate Principles I
                                                 development of inferential interpretation.
Language I                                       Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Appropriate
                                                                                                   3 Credits.           3 Periods.
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                                                                      Basics of real estate principles including
                                                 reading placement test score, or grade of “C”
Designed for students who are learning                                                             introduction to the profession and license law,
                                                 or better in RDG040.
English as a second language. Provides                                                             definition of real property, legal descriptions,
students with skills needed to become                                                              rights and interests in property, ownership,
proficient readers in English. Teaches           RDG081                                            contracts, real estate economics, financing
sound symbol relationships of the English        Reading Improvement                               and foreclosure, land use, and valuation.
alphabet. Expands essential vocabulary           3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   Prerequisites: None.
for daily communication both in isolation        Designed to improve basic reading skills.
and context. Includes development of             Includes word recognition, interdisciplinary      REA180
reading comprehension skills. Prerequisites:     vocabulary development, recognizing               Real Estate Principles II
Appropriate ESL placement test score             patterns of organization, interpreting            3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                 inference. Reviews interpreting graphic           Advanced work in real estate including
RDG020                                           materials. Emphasis on identifying main ideas     escrow procedures and title insurance, liens
Reading English as a Second                      and related details. Prerequisites: Appropriate   and encumbrances, advanced contracts,
Language II                                      reading placement test score, or grade of “C”     water rights, toxic waste and environmental
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                  or better in RDG071.                              hazards, agency, ethics and professional
Designed for students who are learning                                                             relationships, real estate code and the
English as a second language. Includes           RDG091                                            Commissioner’s rules, investment, property
continued development of vocabulary and          College Preparatory Reading                       management, and government restrictions.
reading comprehension skills. Prerequisites:     3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    Prerequisites: REA179 or permission of
Appropriate ESL placement test score or          Designed to improve basic reading and             instructor.
grade of “C” or better in RDG010 or permission   study skills, vocabulary and comprehension
                                                 skills. Recommended to all students whose
of instructor.
                                                 placement test scores indicate a need                         Recreation
RDG030                                           for reading instruction. Prerequisites:
Reading English as a Second                      Appropriate reading placement test score,         REC150AB
                                                 or grade of “C” or better in RDG081.
Language III                                                                                       Outdoor Adventure Skills
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                    3 Credits.        3 Periods.
Designed for students who are learning           RDG095                                            Camping and outdoor skills including types
English as a second language. Includes           Intensive Foundations for College                 of camping, equipment selection and use,
instruction for more advanced vocabulary and     Reading                                           cooking and fire building, camp programs,
reading comprehension skills. Prerequisites:     6 Credits.            6 Periods.                  backpacking, and safety.Prerequisites: None.
Appropriate ESL placement test score or          Accelerated format to improve basic reading
grade of “C” or better in RDG020 or permission   skills, study skills, and information literacy
of instructor.                                   skills including vocabulary development,
                                                 main idea identification, patterns of

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        Religious Studies                            and techniques for communicating with
                                                     deaf people who sign. Development of
                                                                                                        SOC140
                                                                                                                   SOC2215
                                                     expressive and receptive sign skills, manual
REL101                                               alphabet, numbers and sign vocabulary.             Racial & Ethnic Minorities
                                                                                                        3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Introduction to Religion                             Overview of syntax, grammar, and culture
                                                                                                        Contemporary/Historical racial and ethnic
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                      related to American Sign Language (A.S.L.).
                                                     Prerequisites: None. SLG103 suggested as a         intergroup relations emphasizing cultural
Various religious expressions of humankind.
                                                     corequisite but not required.                      origins, developments, and problems
Focuses on basic religious themes common
                                                                                                        of minority groups in the United States.
to religions, such as encounter with the Holy,
                                                                                                        Prerequisites: None.
search for self and community, mystical              SLG102
illumination, spiritual discipline. Prerequisites:   American Sign Language II
None.                                                4 Credits.            4 Periods.
                                                                                                        SOC157
                                                     Continued development of knowledge and             Sociology of Marriage & Family
REL202                                               language skills for communicating with             3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                     deaf people who sign. Includes numbers,            The study of courtship, marriage, and family
Classics of Asian Religions                                                                             patterns, their historical development, their
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                      fingerspelling, and culture. Emphasis on
                                                     enhancement of receptive sign skills and           adaptation to a changing culture, and their
Academic study of selected works from
                                                     continued development of expressive sign           impact on individuals. Prerequisites: None.
Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist and Confucian
traditions. Study of cultural and concepts of        skills. Application of rudimentary, syntactical,
the world, history, culture, and human nature        and grammatical structure stressed with            SOC210
as represented in these works. Prerequisites:        continued development of sign vocabulary.          The Child In Society
None.                                                Prerequisites: SLG101, with a grade of “C” or      3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                     better, or permission of department/division.      Explores childhood within the context
REL243                                                                                                  of society and culture. Focuses on the
World Religions                                          Society & Business                             socialization process and examines
                                                                                                        contemporary issues and current sociological
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                        research related to children. Prerequisites:
The development of various religions from            SBu200                                             SOC101 or PSY101 or ECH176 or permission
the prehistoric to modern times. Political,          Society and Business                               of instructor.
economic, social and geographic relationships        3 Credits.          3 Periods.
among world religions. Consideration of both         The study and scientific inquiry of issues and
Eastern and Western religions. Prerequisites:                                                           SOC212
                                                     demands placed on business enterprise by
None.                                                owners, customers, government, employees           Gender and Society
                                                     and society. Included are social, ethical and      3 Credits.          3 Periods.
REL270                                               public issues and analysis of the social impact    A sociological analysis of the way culture
                                                                                                        shapes and defines the positions and roles
Introduction to Christianity                         of business responses. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                        of	 both	 men	 and	 women	 in	 society.	 Major	
3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                        emphasis on social conditions which may
The nature and content of the Christian
tradition developed over time, with overview
                                                                  Sociology                             lead to a broadening of gender roles and a
                                                                                                        reduction of gender role stereotypes and the
of	 the	 New	 Testament,	 major	 historical	
                                                     SOC101                                             implications of these changes. Prerequisites:
trends	 and	 figures,	 major	 Christian	 ideas	
                                                                                                        None.
and practices, and survey of denominations.                    SOC1101
Prerequisites: None.                                 Introduction to Sociology
                                                     3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                                                                        SOC251
REL290                                               Fundamental concepts of social organization,       Social Problems
                                                     culture, socialization, social institutions and    3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Women and Religion                                                                                      A sociological exploration of selected social
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                      social change. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                        problems and inequalities. Analyzes issues in
The role of women in several organized                                                                  health care, dependencies, crime/violence,
religions and/or religious sects, including a        SOC130                                             inequalities in race/class/gender/region/
study of myth and symbols as they are used           Human Sexuality                                    age, family, education, work, the economy,
to establish, maintain, and enforce sex-roles        3 Credits.          3 Periods.                     population migration/immigration, the
within specific religions. Prerequisites: None.      Examination of the physical, social, cultural,     environment, war and global insecurity.
Cross-References: WST290.                            and institutional contributions to human           Prerequisites: None.
                                                     sexuality. Examination of facts and myths,
         Sign Language                               literature, and changing mores regarding
                                                     human sexuality to acquire knowledge about
                                                     cultural and social events and processes.
SLG101                                               Explores the sexuality of males and females in
American Sign Language I                             contemporary society. Prerequisites: Student
4 Credits.      4 Periods.                           must be 18 years or older.
Introduction of principles, methods,
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        Small Business                            and market segment focus included. Design
                                                  of an individual marketing and advertising/
                                                                                                       SPA101AA
                                                                                                       Elementary Spanish I
         Management                               promotion plan. Prerequisites: None.                 4 Credits.           5 Periods.
                                                                                                       Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary
SBS200                                            SBS214                                               of the Spanish language. Includes the study
Small Business Operations                         Small Business Customer Relations                    of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Practice of
2 Credits.         2 Periods.                     2 Credits.           2 Periods.                      listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
In-depth analysis of and individual plan          Developing and improving customer                    Prerequisites: None.
development for the “day-to-day” problems         relations for the small business. Planning and
encountered in the operation of a small           delivering quality customer service. Includes        SPA102
business. Includes the development of             topics on attitude of employees, customer
                                                                                                                SPA1102
an individual business operations plan            perceptions and motivations, handling
including finance, purchasing, production         customer dissatisfaction, and developing             Elementary Spanish II
scheduling, maintenance, shipping/receiving,      customer, supplier, vendor, and distributor          4 Credits.         4 Periods.
personnel management and insurance/risk           loyalty. Prerequisites: None.                        Continued study of grammar and vocabulary
management requirements. Investigation of                                                              of the Spanish language and study of
daily problems related to inventory control                                                            the Spanish-speaking cultures. Emphasis
                                                  SBS217                                               on speaking, reading, and writing skills.
and business expansion. Prerequisites: None.
                                                  Starting/Managing a Home                             Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in
                                                  Business                                             SPA101 or permission of Department or
SBS202                                            1 Credit.            1 Period.                       Division.
Small Business Bookkeeping and                    Analysis of the successful operation of
Tax Preparation                                   a home-based business. Includes study                SPA102AA
1 Credit.            1 Period.                    of economic feasibility, practicality, and
                                                                                                       Elementary Spanish II
Introduces accounting and record-keeping          adjustments	 for	 the	 family.	 Analysis	 of	 the	
                                                                                                       4 Credits.         5 Periods.
with emphasis on practical use of financial       advantages/disadvantages of operating a
                                                                                                       Continued study of grammar and vocabulary
data for the successful management of a           home based business, versus a “store-front”
                                                                                                       of the Spanish language and study of
small business. Develops an understanding         business. Review of current trends in home
                                                                                                       the Spanish-speaking cultures. Emphasis
of the accounting cycle and preparation of        business opportunities and franchises.
                                                                                                       on speaking, reading, and writing skills.
financial statements. Includes section on         Descriptions of home businesses that have
                                                                                                       Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in
tax consequences and preparation for small        succeeded in local, national, and international
                                                                                                       SPA101 or permission of Department or
business owners. Designed for the non-            markets.Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                       Division.
financially oriented owner/manager of a small
business Prerequisites: None.                     SBS220                                               SPA103
                                                  Internet Marketing for Small                         Elementary Spanish for Spanish
SBS203                                            Business                                             Speakers I
Financing and Cash Management                     2 Credits.           2 Periods.                      4 Credits.           4 Periods.
For a Small Business                              Focuses on “e-Commerce”-doing business               Review of basic Spanish grammar and
1 Credit.          1 Period.                      on the Internet and planning a website.              pronunciation. Emphasis on reading and
Planning for and meeting the financial needs      Topics include: how the Internet can help            writing skills in Spanish. For native speakers
of the small business including cash flow         growth and success of business; examples             needing review of essential language
planning, identification of financial needs       of successful marketing on the Internet;             skills. Prerequisites: Spanish-speaking or
and sources, equity and debt financing, and       availability of Internet services; necessary         departmental approval.
preparation of loan packages. Participants        hardware and software for marketing on
complete a financial plan for their individual    the Internet; determining products/services
company, with emphasis on cost controls,          appropriate for Internet marketing; budget           SPA104
sales	revenue	projection,	expense	allocation,	    constraints and on-going operations of the           Elementary Spanish for Spanish
and inventory cost control. Day-to-day            Internet site. Prerequisites: None.                  Speakers II
operational budgeting also included.                                                                   4 Credits.         4 Periods.
Prerequisites: None.                                              Spanish                              Continued review of grammatical problems
                                                                                                       in speaking and writing and reading in
SBS204                                                                                                 Spanish. Prerequisites: SPA103 or equivalent
                                                  SPA101                                               or departmental approval.
Small Business Marketing and
                                                           SPA1101
Advertising
2 Credits.         2 Periods.
                                                  Elementary Spanish I
                                                4 Credits.           4 Periods.
Introduction to marketing and advertising
                                                Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary
strategies and methods including business
                                                of the Spanish language. Includes the study
image, target market analysis, and customer
                                                of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Practice of
buying behavior profile. Analysis and selection
                                                listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
of advertising/business promotion methods
                                                Prerequisites: None.
and timing. Methods of deciding product
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SPA115AA                                            Spanish Humanities                                 SLP214
Beginning Spanish Conversation I                                                                       Articulation and Phonological
3 Credits.        4 Periods.                                                                           Disorders and Rehabilitation
                                                 SPH245
Conversational Spanish. Basic sentence                                                                 3 Credits.           3 Periods.
structure, pronunciation and vocabulary          Hispanic Heritage in the Southwest
                                                                                                       Provides an overview of English phonetics.
necessary to develop speaking ability in         3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                                                                       Focuses on speech sound production from
Spanish. Designed for students seeking           A sur vey of Hispanic heritage in the
                                                                                                       a linguistic, physiologic, acoustic and clinical
speaking and listening abilities with little     Southwest. Cultural and social institutions
                                                                                                       perspective. Transcription of normal and
emphasis on grammar. Prerequisites: None.        and their contribution to the development
                                                                                                       disordered speech at the entry-level using
                                                 of the region and its heritage. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                       the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).
                                                 None.
SPA201                                                                                                 Reviews characteristics and treatment
         SPA2201                                                                                       procedures for a variety of speech disorders.
Intermediate Spanish I
                                                       Speech Language                                 Prerequisites: SLP210.
4 Credits.          4 Periods.                            Pathology
Continued study of essential Spanish                                                                   SLP215
grammar and Spanish-speaking cultures.           SLP104                                                Speech and Hearing Disorders and
Continued practice and development of            Speech, Language, and Hearing                         Rehabilitation
reading, writing, and speaking skills in                                                               3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Spanish. Emphasis on fluency and accuracy
                                                 Development
                                                 3 Credits.            3 Periods.                      Focuses on speech sound production from
in spoken Spanish. Prerequisites: Grade of “C”                                                         a linguistic, physiologic, acoustic and clinical
                                                 Fo c u s e s o n t h e p ro ce s s e s i nvo l ve d
or better in SPA102, or SPA111, or permission                                                          perspective. Reviews characteristics and
                                                 in the normal development of human
of Department or Division.                                                                             treatment procedures for a variety of speech
                                                 communication. Emphasis on normative
                                                 processes involved in speech, language,               and hearing disorders. Prerequisites: SLP210
SPA202                                           and hearing development. Examines normal
                                                                                                       SLP217
         SPA2202                                 processes of bilingual speech and language
                                                                                                       Clinical Ethics and Documentation
Intermediate Spanish II                          development. Prerequisites: None.
                                                                                                       3 Credits.          3 Periods.
4 Credits.        4 Periods.
                                                 SLP205                                                Focuses on issues associated with clients’/
Review of grammar, continued development
                                                 Introduction to Communication                         patients’ rights, professional and ethical
of Spanish language skills with continued
                                                                                                       behaviors, as specified by American Speech-
study of the Spanish-speaking cultures.          Disorders
                                                                                                       Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)
Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in       3 Credits.         3 Periods.
                                                                                                       and other resources. Includes an overview
SPA201, or permission of Department or           Provides an overview of normative aspects
                                                                                                       of the educational service system and the
Division.                                        of human Communication including
                                                                                                       health care industry. Reviews documentation
                                                 language, hearing, and speech. Focuses on
                                                                                                       required in planning, implementing and
                                                 causes, characteristics and implications of
SPA203                                                                                                 evaluating communicative behaviors.
                                                 developmental and acquired communication
Spanish for Spanish-Speaking                     disorders across the lifespan. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                       Prerequisites or Corequisites: SLP212, or
Students I                                                                                             SLP214, or permission of Instructor.
                                                 None.
4 Credits.         4 Periods.
Designed for Spanish-speaking students.          SLP210                                                SLP218
Emphasis on written composition, grammar         Speech and Hearing Anatomy and                        Behavior Management
review, punctuation and spelling, literature     Physiology                                            2 Credits.         2 Periods.
and conversation. May be taken in lieu           3 Credits.          3 Periods.                        Studies a variety of behavior management
of SPA201. Prerequisites: Permission of          Studies the anatomical systems that underlie          techniques including classical conditioning,
instructor or Department Chair.                  human speech including the respiratory                operant conditioning modeling, motor
                                                 system and related nervous system processes.          learning and cognitive learning. Examines
SPA204                                           Examines the physical characteristics of              how to apply these techniques in working
Spanish for Spanish-Speaking                     sound and the structure and function of the           with speech-language disordered clients.
                                                 human auditory system. Prerequisites: None            Prerequisites or Corequisites: SLP212 or
Students II                                                                                            SLP214 or permission of Instructor.
4 Credits.          4 Periods.
Designed for Spanish-speaking students.          SLP212                                                SLP235AA
Advanced study of Spanish grammar,               Language Disorders and                                Speech-Language Pathology
composition, literature, and conversation.       Rehabilitation
May be taken in lieu of SPA202. Prerequisites:
                                                                                                       Practicum
                                                 3 Credits.          3 Periods.                    1 Credits.         1 Periods.
SPA203, or SPA201, or permission of instructor   Explores nature, causes and treatment of          Practical experience in conducting speech-
or department chair.                             language disorders Across the lifespan,           language therapy. Provides opportunities
                                                 including treatments specific to bilingual        to create lesson plans, implement therapy,
                                                 populations. Prerequisite: SLP104 or SLP205       record client performance and maintain
                                                 or permission of instructor.                      appropriate documentation for a variety of
                                                                                                   speech-language disorders in a variety of
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                                       Course Descriptions
therapeutic environments. A minimum of 50           SLP298AA                                            STO288
hours in a therapeutic environment required.        Special Projects                                    Telling Sacred Stories from Around
Prerequisites: SLP212, and SLP214.                  1 Credit.            1 Period. (LAB)                the World
                                                    Organized and tailored around the interests         3 Credits.           3 Periods.
SLP235AB                                            and needs of the individual student. Structured     Introduction to sacred stories as a genre.
Speech-Language Pathology                           to provide an atmosphere of individualized          Researching, developing, and crafting
Practicum                                           research and study paralleled by professional       traditional and personal sacred stories.
                                                    expertise and guidance. Professional-type           Finding appropriate applications and venues
2 Credits.         2 Periods.
                                                    facilities and equipment available for student      for telling. Prerequisites: None.
Practical experience in conducting speech-
                                                    use. Allows the best aspects of independent
language therapy. Provides opportunities
to create lesson plans, implement therapy,          study and individualized learning to be             STO289AA
                                                    combined to maximize student development.           using Storytelling in Educational
record client performance and maintain
                                                    Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director
appropriate documentation for a variety of
                                                    or instructor.
                                                                                                        Settings
speech-language disorders in a variety of                                                               1 Credits.            1 Periods.
therapeutic environments. A minimum of 100                                                              The application of storytelling and storytelling
hours in a therapeutic environment required.        SLP298AC                                            activities in educational settings. Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: SLP212, and SLP214.                  Special	Projects	                                   None. Cross-References: EDU283AA
                                                    3 Credits.           3 Periods. (LAB)
SLP235AC                                            Organized and tailored around the interests
                                                                                                        STO289AB
Speech-Language Pathology                           and needs of the individual student. Structured
                                                                                                        using Storytelling in Business
Practicum                                           to provide an atmosphere of individualized
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                       research and study paralleled by professional       Settings
Practical experience in conducting speech-          expertise and guidance. Professional-type           1 Credits.           1 Periods.
language therapy. Provides opportunities            facilities and equipment available for student      The application of storytelling and storytelling
to create lesson plans, implement therapy,          use. Allows the best aspects of independent         activities in business settings. Prerequisites:
record client performance and maintain              study and individualized learning to be             None.
appropriate documentation for a variety of          combined to maximize student development.
speech-language disorders in a variety of           Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director       STO289AC
therapeutic environments. A minimum of 150          or instructor.
                                                                                                        using Storytelling in Healing
hours in a therapeutic environment required.
                                                                                                        Settings
Prerequisites: SLP212, and SLP214.                             Storytelling                             1 Credits.           1 Periods.
                                                                                                        The application of storytelling and storytelling
SLP240                                              STO282AA                                            activities in healing settings. Prerequisites:
A s s i s t i v e Te c h n o l o g y a n d          Volunteerism for Education: A                       None.
Augmentative Communication                          Service Learning Experience
3 Credits.          3 Periods.                      1 Credit.            1 Period.                      STO292
Provides and overview about the type                                                                    The Art of Storytelling
                                                    Service-learning field experience within
of client who may need AT/AAC as well                                                                   3 Credits.            3 Periods.
                                                    educational systems, citizen advocacy groups,
as the professional team involved in that                                                               Explore the art and origin of storytelling.
                                                    and human service organizations/agency.
decision. Reviews use of computer hardware                                                              Provide a variety of storytelling techniques,
                                                    Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. Course
and software that has been adapted for                                                                  styles and exercises to enhance the delivery
                                                    Notes: STO282AA may be repeated for a
disabled individuals as well as low-tech                                                                of telling stories. Assist in the integration and
                                                    total of six (6) STO282 credit hours; may not
and high-tech assistive technology and                                                                  application of storytelling to the learning
                                                    repeat specific agency assignment for more
augmentative/alternative communication                                                                  environment in the classroom. Prerequisites:
                                                    than three (3) credit hours. Standard grading
systems. Prerequisites: SLP205, or permission                                                           None. Cross-References: EDU292, HUM292.
                                                    available according to procedures outlined
of Instructor.                                      in catalog.
                                                                                                        STO293
SLP242                                              STO286                                              The Art of Storytelling II
Low Incidence Disabilities                          using Storytelling in a Variety of                  3 Credits.            3 Periods.
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                         Further exploration of the art of storytelling.
Provides overview of disabilities with a focus      Settings                                            Provide opportunities for the expansion of
on treatment techniques for low incidence           3 Credits.            3 Periods.                    storytelling skills and a deeper appreciation of
disabilities, including blindness, low vision,      The application of storytelling and storytelling    storytelling and its applications. Prerequisites:
deafness, hard-of-hearing, moderate to              activities in the world of health care, business,   EDU292 or HUM292 or STO292.
severe mental impairment, deaf-blindness,           parks, museums, hospitals, and education.
significant developmental delay, complex            Prerequisites: None.
health issues, serious physical impairment,
multiple	 disability,	 traumatic	 brain	 injury,	
genetic syndromes, and autism. Prerequisites:
SLP104, or SLP205, or permission of Instructor.
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                                     Course Descriptions
STO294                                            THE 206                                            of the prepared monologue audition.
                                                  Introduction to Television Arts                    Prerequisites: None.
Multicultural Folktales
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Study of multicultural folktales, exploring       History and development of electronic media        THP120AB
the impact of the oral tradition in American      and its impact on popular arts. Prerequisites:     A u d i t i o n Te c h n i q u e s : C o l d
society and showing classroom applications.       None. Cross-References: HUM206                     Readings
Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:                                                               1 Credits.            2 Periods.
EDU294, ENH294                                    THE210                                             Practice in the techniques of auditioning for
                                                  Contemporary Cinema                                the stage. Identifies and illustrates techniques
STO297                                            3 Credits.         3 Periods.                      of the cold reading audition. Prerequisites:
Creating and Telling Personal                     A study of contemporary films, directors           None.
Stories                                           and critics with emphasis on evaluating film
3 Credits.         3 Periods.                     as an art form. Prerequisites: None. Cross-        THP130
Exploration of the art and craft of finding,      References: HUM210                                 Stage Combat
developing and telling personal stories.                                                             3 Credits.          4 Periods.
Prerequisites: EDU292, or HUM292, or STO292.      THE220                                             Analysis and practice of physical movement,
                                                          THE2220                                    including basic techniques in staged personal
  Textiles and Clothing                           Modern Drama                                       combat with and without weapons. Emphasis
                                                                                                     on stunt fighting and fencing. Prerequisites:
                                                  3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                  Analysis of dramatic literature studied within     None.
TEC106
                                                  political, historical, and cultural contexts
History of Fashion                                and examined from the perspective of the           THP131
3 Credits.         3 Periods.
Consideration of historic factors influencing
                                                  playwright’s structure and style. Prerequisites:   Stage Movement
                                                  ENG101 or ENG107 or equivalent.                    3 Credits.          4 Periods.
fashion and fashion change with special
emphasis on historic costume. Prerequisites:                                                         Movement skills for the actor to develop
None.                                             THE260                                             a flexible, expressive physical instrument.
                                                  Film Analysis                                      Includes pantomime, physical isolation, and
                                                                                                     awareness exercises. Prerequisites: None.
               Theatre                            3 Credits.           3 Periods.
                                                  Understanding	 and	 enjoyment	 of	 film	 and	
                                                  its correlation to literature, art, music, and     THP201AA
THE111                                            other disciplines. Prerequisites: None. Cross-     Theatre Production I
Introduction to Theatre                           References: ENG260                                 1 Credit.           2 Periods.
3 Credits.            3 Periods.                                                                     Designed to give college credit to the cast and
A survey of theatre, including basic elements
and principles of production, styles, and/or
                                                   Theater Performance/                              technical production crews of college theatre
                                                                                                     productions. Prerequisites: None. Course
historical perspectives of theatre, dramatic            Production                                   Notes: THP201AA may be repeated for up to
literature, and criticism. Prerequisites: None.                                                      a maximum of four (4) credits.
                                                  THP112
THE118                                            Acting I                                           THP201AB
Playwriting                                       3 Credits.         4 Periods.                      Theatre Production II
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   Fundamental techniques and terminology of          2 Credits.          4 Periods.
Practice and study of theories and techniques     acting through physical and vocal expression,      Designed to give college credit to the cast and
of writing for the stage; creating characters,    improvisation, and monologue and scene             technical production crews of college theatre
dialogue, and plot for monodramas, scenes,        work. Emphasis on characterization.                productions. Prerequisites: None. Course
and plays. Prerequisites: None.                   Prerequisites: None.                               Notes: THP201AB may be repeated for up to
                                                                                                     a maximum of four (4) credits.
THE205                                            THP115
Introduction to Cinema                            Theatre Makeup                                     THP210
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                   3 Credits.         4 Periods.                      Acting: TV/Film
Survey of the history and development             Purposes, materials, and techniques of             3 Credits.         4 Periods.
of the art of motion pictures, including          theatrical makeup. Prerequisites: None.            Special technical aspects of acting before a
criticism of aesthetic and technical elements.
                                                                                                     camera. Prerequisites: THP112 or permission
Prerequisites: None. Cross-References:
                                                  THP120AA                                           of instructor.
HUM205
                                                  Audition Techniques: Prepared
                                                  Monologue
                                                  1 Credit.             2 Periods.
                                                  Practice in the techniques of auditioning for
                                                  the stage. Identifies and illustrates techniques
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                                          Course Descriptions
THP211                                                  visions to the audience. Prerequisites: THP
                                                        213 or permission of instructor
                                                                                                             Welding Technology
Creative Drama
3 Credits.             3 Periods.
Theory and practice of creative drama,                  THP219                                             WLD101
including improvisation, storytelling,                  Introduction to Puppetry                           Welding I
p u p p e t r y, a n d s c r i p t a n d p ro g r a m   3 Credits.          4 Periods.                     3 Credits          6 Periods.
development in drama, and their application             Use of different types of puppets in a variety     Principles and techniques of electric arc and
to elementary and secondary school levels.              of performance settings. Practical experience      oxyacetylene welding and cutting. Provides
Prerequisites: None.                                    with diverse audiences. Prerequisites: None        technical theory and basic skill training in
                                                                                                           these welding processes. Prerequisites: None.
THP212                                                  THP241
Acting II                                                                                                  WLD106
                                                        Oral Interpretation of Literature
3 Credits.           4 Periods.                         See description under cross-reference course       Arc Welding
Fundamental techniques of acting through                COM241                                             5 Credits.         8 Periods.
script analysis, rehearsal, and performance.                                                               Electric welding with emphasis on metallic
Prerequisites: THP112 or departmental                                                                      arc welding in out-of-position practice and
approval.
                                                        THP267                                             procedures. Prerequisites: None.
                                                        Painting Techniques for Film, TV
THP213                                                  and Theatre                                        WLD201
                                                        3 Credits.          4 Periods.                     Welding II
Introduction to Technical Theatre
                                                        Theory and skills in scenic artistry. Techniques   3 Credits.          6 Periods.
3 Credits.         5 Periods.
                                                        of painting two-dimensional and three-             Further study of electric arc and oxyacetylene
Procedures of technical theatre production
                                                        dimensional scenery, tools, and the use of         welding with emphasis on GTAW (heliarc) and
and demonstration. Topics include design
                                                        color. Prerequisites: THP213                       GMAW (mig) processes to weld both ferrous
and construction of scenery; lighting and
properties. Prerequisites: None.                                                                           and nonferrous metal. Prerequisites: WLD101.
                                                        THP271
THP214                                                  Voice and Diction                                  WLD206
                                                        See description under cross-reference course       Advanced Welding- Heliarc and
Directing Techniques
                                                        COM271
3 Credits.           3 Periods.                                                                            Wire Feed
Contemporary theory and practice in                                                                        5 Credits.           8 Periods.
directing, the evolution of present-day                           Total Quality                            Instruction in theory and practice on tungsten
directing procedures, and a sampling of
scripts for directing practice. Principles of
                                                                  Management                               inert gas and wire feed welding. Welding
                                                                                                           procedures on ferrous and nonferrous metals.
script analysis, blocking, casting, rehearsing,                                                            Set up and operation of all types of machines
and performing. Prerequisites: THP112 and               TQM101                                             used in tig and mig welding. Prerequisites:
THE220, or permission of instructor.                    Quality Customer Service                           WLD106 or departmental permission.
                                                        3 Credits.            3 Periods.
THP216                                                  Examines the nature of quality customer            WLD208
                                                        service and the attitudes, knowledge, and          Advanced Arc Welding-
Beginning Stage Lighting                                skills needed to work effectively in a quality
3 Credits.           4 Periods.                                                                            Certification
                                                        customer service environment. Foundation
Basic theories and methods of stage lighting                                                               5 Credits.           8 Periods.
                                                        skills for quality customer service are taught,
for all production types. Emphasis on                                                                      Advanced metallic arc welding emphasizing
                                                        applied and practiced. Prerequisites: None.
technical/theoretical facts, artistic/design                                                               out-of-position welding in preparation for
                                                        Cross-References: CSM101.
concept development, and “teamwork”                                                                        certification. Includes various test methods.
structure of theatre. Examines stage lighting                                                              Provides training on machine flame cutting
optics, instrument selection and application,
                                                        TQM240                                             and gouging and arc air cutting and gouging.
color theory, circuiting and control systems,           Project Management in Quality                      Prerequisites: WLD106 or permission of
and basic design. Prerequisites: THP213 or              Organizations                                      instructor.
permission of instructor.                               3 Credits.          3 Periods.
                                                        Presents methods for quality organizations
THP217                                                  in	how	to	plan	and	schedule	a	project	in	use	
                                                        of Critical Path Method (CPM) and Program
Introduction to Design                                  Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT)
Scenography                                             techniques and software to monitor and
3 Credits.             4 Periods.                       control	projects.	Prerequisites:	None.	
The role of the theatre designer in creating
scenic, lighting, costume, sound, and
multimedia effects for stage productions.
Elements of the design process and
communication of dramatic themes and
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                                     Course Descriptions
   Wellness Education
WED110
Principles of Physical Fitness and
Wellness
3 Credits.           3 Periods.
Stress basic, lifetime health and skill-related
components of fitness to achieve total
wellness. Topics include nutrition, weight
control, exercise and aging, cardiovascular
and cancer risk reduction, stress management,
prevention of sexually transmitted diseases,
substance abuse control, and overall
management of personal health and lifestyle
habits to achieve the highest potential for
well-being. Prerequisites: None.


        Women Studies
WST209
Women and Films
See description under cross-reference course
HUM209




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  EMCC Guidelines for Public Expression
Estrella Mountain Community                                        The College recognizes that individual students or student
                                                                   groups may be opposed to certain acts of public expression.
College                                                            Disagreement with different opinions is acceptable; however,
                                                                   hindering or obstructing such activity compromises the
STuDEnT GuIDELInES FOR PuBLIC EXPRESSIOn On                        College’s goal of creating an environment where issues can be
CAMPuS FOR nOn-COLLEGE SPOnSORED EVEnTS                            openly discussed. An individual or group wishing to protest at
                                                                   an event may do so as long as the protest is held in accord with
Estrella Mountain Community College recognizes and supports        the “time, place, and manner” guidelines detailed above and the
the rights of students to speak in public and to demonstrate       speaker’s ability to speak and the audience’s right to see and to
in a lawful manner in designated areas of the campus and at        hear a speaker are not unreasonably impeded.
designated times. In order to maintain safety, security, and
order, to insure the orderly scheduling of campus facilities,    The Vice President for Student Affairs or his/her designee will be
and the preclude conflicts with academic and co-curricular       responsible for administering this policy. Violations of this policy
activities, Estrella Mountain Community College reserves         are	subject	to	judicial	review	and	disciplinary	sanctions,	as	are	
the reasonable right to limit such activities by the following   demonstrations that become disruptive. Community groups
regulations regarding time, place and manner of such activities. or individuals not enrolled at EMCC acting in violation of this
                                                                 policy will be required to leave campus, and may be referred to
TIME: The time designated for public expression on campus the City of Avondale Police in the event of criminal action. Any
is between 1:00pm and 3:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm Monday police	arrests	and	criminal	charges	are	separate	from	judicial	
through	Friday,	subject	to	summer	and	holiday	college	closures.	 actions at Estrella Mountain Community College.

PLACE: The base of the Montezuma circular staircase is Approved at EMCC Leadership Council Meeting on February 10,
designated as the college’s open forum space for the purposes 2010.
of speakers in order to avoid unreasonable conflict with the
normal functions and requirements of the College and to assure
that	 the	 flow	 of	 vehicular	 and	 pedestrian	 traffic	 will	 not	 be	
impeded. The staircase cannot be blocked and the designated
area will be marked off for each event.

MANNER: Demonstrations, speeches, and debates may be held
only in the designated space only. Authorization is granted
based on space availability through the Office of Student
Life and Leadership. Notice must be received no less than 48
hours in advance of the activity. College sponsored events take
precedence. The use of amplification equipment in association
with any public expression activity is prohibited.

Public expression activities must not violate the College’s
harassment policies or any other college policies. Public
expression	 cannot	 jeopardize	 public	 or	 individual	 safety.	
Participants in the open forums may not approach students
beyond the boundaries described above. The College reserves
the right to relocate or suspend any assembly that violates
College or District policy or regulation.




[Estrella Mountain Community College | 2012-2013 Catalog]                                                                      [225]

				
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