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					                             2013-14 COURSES
BANNER RUBRICS AND SUBJECTS


Rubric   Subject Title               Rubric   Subject Title
ACCT     Accounting                  GAME     Comm Design - Game
ACNT     Accnting/Office Systs       GEOG     Geography
AERS     Air Force ROTC              GEOL     Geology
ANTH     Anthropology                GERM     German
ARAB     Arabic                      GISC     Geographic Infrmton Sys
ARCE     Computer Aided Drafting     GOVT     Government
ARTC     Comm Design - Graphic       GRPH     Desktop Publishg Word
ARTS     Arts/Photography            HAMG     Hotel/Restaurant Mgmt
ARTV     Comm Design - Animation     HART     Solar Technology
BCIS     Computer Systems            HIST     History
BIOL     Biology                     HITT     Health Info Technology
BIOM     Engineering Technology      HPRS     Health Info - Medical
BITC     Biotechnology               HRPO     Business - Human Resource
BMGT     Business Management         HUMA     Humanities
BUSG     Marketing - Business        IBUS     Marketing - International
BUSI     Business Administration     IFWA     Culinary - Nutrition
CDEC     Child Development           IMED     Computer Media / Graph Ds
CETT     Electronic Technology       INDS     Interior & Arch Design
CHEF     Culinary Arts               INEW     Computer Programming
CHEM     Chemistry                   INMT     Electronic Engrng/Atmtn
CHIN     Chinese                     INRW     Integrated Read/Writing
CNBT     Green Design Technology     INTC     Electronic Engnrng/Equip
COMM     Comm/Jour/Spch/Phot         ITAL     Italian
COSC     Computer Science            ITCC     Computer Networking
COSU     College Success             ITMT     Management MSWinSrv
CPMT     Computer Maintenance Tech   ITNW     Computer Netwrking Tech
CRIJ     Criminal Justice            ITSC     Computer Infrmtion Sys
DANC     Dance                       ITSE     Computer/Web Progrmmg
DFTG     Comp Aided Drfting/Dsgn     ITSW     Computer Applications
DHYG     Dental Hygiene              ITSY     Computer Syst Secrity
DRAM     Theatre / Drama             JAPN     Japanese
ECON     Economics                   LEAD     Leadership Academy
EDUC     Education                   LGLA     Paralegal/Legal Asstnt
EECT     Elect/Electronic Comm       MATH     Mathematics
ELMT     Electromechanical Tech      MDCA     Health/Surg/EMS
EMSP     Emergency Medical Servs     MRKG     Marketing
ENGL     English                     MRMT     Health Info -Transcript
ENGR     Engineering                 MUAP     Music, Applied
ENGT     Electrical - Circuits       MUEN     Music Ensemble
ENTC     Electronic Enginrng         MUSB     Music, Business
ENVR     Environmenatl Science       MUSC     Music, Commercial
ESLC     ESL Listening/Convers       MUSI     Music
ESLG     ESL Grammar                 MUSP     Music, Comrcial Perform
ESLR     ESL Reading                 PHED     Physical Education
ESLV     ESL Vocabulary              PHIL     Philosophy
ESLW     ESL Writing                 PHTC     Comm Design - Photo
FIRS     Firefighter                 PHYS     Physical Science/Physics
FIRT     Fire Technology             POFI     Office Admin-Office
FLMC     Comm Design - Anim/Video    POFM     Health Infrmtn - Coding
Rubric   Subject Title                 Rubric   Subject Title
FREN     French                        POFT     Office Systems Tech
PSGT     Polysomnographic Technology   SGNL     Sign Language
PSTR     Pastry Arts                   SLNG     Interpreter Prep/Deaf
PSYC     Psychology                    SMFT     Semiconductor Mnfctring
RBTC     Robotics                      SOCI     Sociology
READ     Reading                       SOCW     Social Work
RELE     Real Estate                   SPAN     Spanish
RNSG     Nursing                       SPCH     Speech
RSPT     Respiratory Care              SRGT     Surgical Technology
RSTO     Hotel - Management            TECA     Child Dvelpmnt/Tching
RTVB     Comm Design - Video           TRVM     Hotel - Tourism
RUSS     Russian
BANNER SUBJECT TITLES AND RUBRICS


Title                       Rubric   Title                       Rubric
Accounting                  ACCT     Electronic Engrng/Atmtn     INMT
Accnting/Office Systs       ACNT     Electronic Technology       CETT
Air Force ROTC              AERS     Emergency Medical Servs     EMSP
Anthropology                ANTH     Engineering                 ENGR
Arabic                      ARAB     Engineering Technology      BIOM
Arts/Photography            ARTS     English                     ENGL
Biology                     BIOL     Environmenatl Science       ENVR
Biotechnology               BITC     ESL Grammar                 ESLG
Business - Human Resource   HRPO     ESL Listening/Convers       ESLC
Business Administration     BUSI     ESL Reading                 ESLR
Business Management         BMGT     ESL Vocabulary              ESLV
Chemistry                   CHEM     ESL Writing                 ESLW
Child Development           CDEC     Fire Technology             FIRT
Child Dvelpmnt/Tching       TECA     Firefighter                 FIRS
Chinese                     CHIN     French                      FREN
College Success             COSU     Geographic Infrmton Sys     GISC
Comm Design - Anim/Video    FLMC     Geography                   GEOG
Comm Design - Animation     ARTV     Geology                     GEOL
Comm Design - Game          GAME     German                      GERM
Comm Design - Graphic       ARTC     Government                  GOVT
Comm Design - Photo         PHTC     Green Design Technology     CNBT
Comm Design - Video         RTVB     Health Info - Medical       HPRS
Comm/Jour/Spch/Phot         COMM     Health Info Technology      HITT
Comp Aided Drfting/Dsgn     DFTG     Health Info -Transcript     MRMT
Computer Aided Drafting     ARCE     Health Infrmtn - Coding     POFM
Computer Applications       ITSW     Health/Surg/EMS             MDCA
Computer Infrmtion Sys      ITSC     History                     HIST
Computer Maintenance Tech   CPMT     Hotel - Management          RSTO
Computer Media / Graph Ds   IMED     Hotel - Tourism             TRVM
Computer Networking         ITCC     Hotel/Restaurant Mgmt       HAMG
Computer Netwrking Tech     ITNW     Humanities                  HUMA
Computer Programming        INEW     Integrated Read/Writing     INRW
Computer Science            COSC     Interior & Arch Design      INDS
Computer Syst Secrity       ITSY     Interpreter Prep/Deaf       SLNG
Computer Systems            BCIS     Italian                     ITAL
Computer/Web Progrmmg       ITSE     Japanese                    JAPN
Criminal Justice            CRIJ     Leadership Academy          LEAD
Culinary - Nutrition        IFWA     Management MSWinSrv         ITMT
Culinary Arts               CHEF     Marketing                   MRKG
Dance                       DANC     Marketing - Business        BUSG
Dental Hygiene              DHYG     Marketing - International   IBUS
Desktop Publishg Word       GRPH     Mathematics                 MATH
Economics                   ECON     Music                       MUSI
Education                   EDUC     Music Ensemble              MUEN
Elect/Electronic Comm       EECT     Music, Applied              MUAP
Electrical - Circuits       ENGT     Music, Business             MUSB
Electromechanical Tech      ELMT     Music, Commercial           MUSC
Electronic Enginrng         ENTC     Music, Comrcial Perform     MUSP
Electronic Engnrng/Equip    INTC     Nursing                     RNSG
Title                         Rubric   Title                     Rubric
Office Admin-Office           POFI     Robotics                  RBTC
Office Systems Tech           POFT     Russian                   RUSS
Paralegal/Legal Asstnt        LGLA     Semiconductor Mnfctring   SMFT
Pastry Arts                   PSTR     Sign Language             SGNL
Philosophy                    PHIL     Social Work               SOCW
Physical Education            PHED     Sociology                 SOCI
Physical Science/Physics      PHYS     Solar Technology          HART
Polysomnographic Technology   PSGT     Spanish                   SPAN
Psychology                    PSYC     Speech                    SPCH
Reading                       READ     Surgical Technology       SRGT
Real Estate                   RELE     Theatre / Drama           DRAM
Respiratory Care              RSPT
                                                         AERS        1105 The Air Force Today I
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS                                      Introduces students to the U.S. Air Force and the
                                                         Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps
Legend                                                   (AFROTC); includes Officership, professionalism,
                                                         military customs and courtesies, and officer
(A) indicates an academic transfer course that           opportunities and benefits. AFROTC cadets must
    may apply to a baccalaureate degree.                 register for Leadership Laboratory as it
                                                         complements this course with followership
(D) indicates a developmental pre-college                experience. 1 credit hour. (A)
    course that does not apply to an associate
    degree or transfer.                                  AERS        1106 The Air Force Today II
                                                         Introduces students to the U.S. Air Force and the
(W) indicates a workforce course that may not            Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps
    transfer or apply to a baccalaureate                 (AFROTC); includes Officership, professionalism,
    degree.                                              military customs and courtesies, and officer
                                                         opportunities and benefits. AFROTC cadets must
                                                         register for Leadership Laboratory as it
                                                         complements this course with followership
                                                         experience. 1 credit hour. (A)
ACCT       2301     Financial Accounting
Accumulation and use of accounting information in
business, fundamental concepts and records,              AERS       2103     The Development of Air
operating cycle, income measurement, and                                     Power I
                                                         Introduces students to the U.S. Air Force and the
preparation and analysis of financial statements.
                                                         Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps
Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                         (AFROTC); includes Officership, professionalism,
                                                         military customs and courtesies, and officer
ACCT       2302     Managerial Accounting                opportunities and benefits; AFROTC cadets must
Uses of accounting data by business management,          register for Leadership Laboratory as it
cost behavior analysis, control of manufacturing         complements this course with followership
product costing, cost-volume-profit analysis,            experience. 1 credit hour. (A)
budgeting controls, standard costing, responsibility
accounting, and capital budgeting. Lab required.
Prerequisite: ACCT 2301. 3 credit hours. (A)             AERS       2104     The Development of Air
                                                                             Power II
                                                         Introduces students to the U.S. Air Force and the
ACNT        1303    Introduction to Accounting I         Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps
A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording         (AFROTC); includes Officership, professionalism,
business transactions in a manual and computerized       military customs and courtesies, and officer
environment. Emphasis on understanding the               opportunities and benefits; AFROTC cadets must
complete accounting cycle and preparing financial        register for Leadership Laboratory as it
statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll. Lab       complements this course with followership
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                            experience. 1 credit hour. (A)

ACNT        1311      Introduction to Computerized       ANTH       2301 Physical Anthropology
                      Accounting                         Overview of human origins and cultural adaptations
 Introduction to utilizing the computer in maintaining   combining study of our nearest relatives, the
 accounting records with primary emphasis on a           chimpanzees, with analysis of reproductions of
 general ledger package. Lab required. Prerequisite:     fossil bones. Unit concerning forensic anthropology
 ACNT 1303 or consent of Department Faculty              explains how crimes can be solved from analysis of
 Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)                            skeletal material; students work with replicas of
                                                         human bone. Opportunity to participate in field trip
                                                         to zoo. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
                                                         College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A) .
                                                          Instruction is enhanced by the use of audio and
ANTH       2302      Introduction to Archaeology          video materials. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Study of famous archaeological sites and an               ARAB 1411 or consent of Instructor or Department
introduction to fundamentals of fieldwork methods         Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
and interpretation, including how to conduct a field
excavation, hands-on work with artifacts, and work        ARCE        1352 Structural Drafting
on an archaeological site. Assessment: Placement in       A study of structural systems including concrete
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit                foundations and frames, wood framing and trusses,
hours. (A)                                                and structural steel framing systems. Includes
                                                          detailing of concrete, wood, and steel to meet
ANTH        2346     General Anthropology                 industry standards including the American Institute
Study of human beings, their antecedents and              of Steel Construction and The American Concrete
related primates, and their cultural behavior and         Institute. Lab required. Prerequisite: DFTG 1309.
institutions. Introduces the major subfields:             3 credit hours. (W)
physical and cultural anthropology, archaeology,
and linguistics. Assessment: Placement in                 ARCE       2352     Mechanical and Electrical
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit                                    Systems
hours. (A)                                                The properties of building materials (assemblies),
Note: Students may take either ANTH 2346 or               specifications, codes, vendor references, and uses of
HUMA 2323 but not both.                                   mechanical, plumbing, conveying, and electrical
                                                          systems as they relate to architecture for residential
ANTH        2351     Cultural Anthropology                and commercial construction. Lab required.
Utilization of the comparative method to examine          Prerequisite: DFTG 2328. 3 credit hours. (W)
the concepts of culture and society. The social and
cultural beliefs and practices of people of diverse       ARTC       1302 Digital Imaging I
ethnic backgrounds are investigated and compared.         Digital imaging using raster image editing and/or
May include anthropological fieldwork.                    image creation software: scanning, resolution, file
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-              formats, output devices, color systems, and image-
Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)                        acquisitions. Lab required. Prerequisite:
                                                          ARTC 1325. 3 credit hours. (W)
ANTH       2389     Academic Co-op
                    Anthropology                          ARTC        1305 Basic Graphic Design
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on        Graphic design with emphasis on the visual
work experience in anthropology. In conjunction           communication process. Topics include basic
with class seminars, the student will set specific        terminology and graphic design principles. Lab
goals and objectives in the study of anthropology.        required. 3 credit hours. (W)
Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office.
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-              ARTC      1313 Digital Publishing I
Level Reading. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.       The fundamentals of using digital layout as a
3 credit hours. (A)                                       primary publishing tool and the basic concepts and
                                                          terminology associated with typography and page
ARAB         1411      Beginning Arabic I                 layout. Lab included. Prerequisites: ARTC 1305
This course, which is designed for students with          and ARTC 1325. 3 credit hours. (W)
little or no prior training in the language, focuses on
developing the four basic skills of speaking, reading,    ARTC        1321 Illustration Techniques I
writing and listening, as well as the study of selected   A study of illustration techniques in various media.
aspects of Arabic civilization. Instruction is            Emphasis on creative interpretation and the
enhanced by the use of audio and video materials.         discipline of draftsmanship for visual
Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)                         communication of ideas. Lab required.
                                                          Prerequisite: ARTS 1316. 3 credit hours. (W)
ARAB       1412      Beginning Arabic II
This course is a continuation of ARAB 1411. It
continues the development of the four basic skills of
speaking, reading, writing and listening, as well as
the study of selected aspects of Arabic civilization.
                                                           Illustration for Digital Media
ARTC       1325     Introduction to Computer               Development of drawing techniques applied to
                    Graphics                               visual concept development for animation, visual
A survey of computer design concepts, terminology,         effects and games. Emphasis on traditional art
processes, and procedures. Topics include computer         methods and media for use in narrative and
graphics hardware, electronic images, electronic           interactive storytelling and communication.
publishing, vector-based graphics, and interactive         Prerequisite: Consent of Department Chair.
multimedia. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        ARTC        2301 Illustration Techniques II
ARTC       1327     Typography                          Advanced study of illustration media and techniques
A study of letterforms and typographic concepts as      using digital and/or traditional tools. Emphasis on
elements of graphic communication. Emphasis on          conceptualization and composition. Lab required.
developing a current, practical typographic             Prerequisite: ARTC 1321 or consent of Department
knowledge based on industry standards. Lab              Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
required. Prerequisites: ARTC 1305 and
ARTC 1325. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        ARTC         2305 Digital Imaging II-Photoshop
                                                        Principles of digital image processing and electronic
ARTC       1349     Art Direction I                     painting. Emphasis on bitmapped- or raster-based
Creation of projects in art direction for advertising   image marking and the creative aspects of electronic
graphic campaigns for products, services, or ideas.     illustration for commercial or fine art applications.
Topics include all campaign procedures from initial     Lab included. Prerequisite: ARTC 1302. 3 credit
research and creative strategy to final execution and   hours. (W)
presentation of a comprehensive project. Lab
required. Prerequisites: ARTC 1305 and ARTC
                                                        ARTC       2311       History of Communication
1325. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                                              Graphics
                                                        Survey of the evolution of graphic arts in relation to
ARTC        1353     Computer Illustration I            the history of art. Includes formal, stylistic, social,
Use of the tools and transformation options of an       political, economic, and historical aspects.
industry-standard vector drawing program to create      Emphasis on art movements, schools of thought,
complex illustrations or drawings. Includes             individuals, and technology as they interrelate with
principles of layout and design and manipulation of     graphic arts. 3 credit hours. (W)
text and graphics. Lab required. Prerequisite:
ARTC 1325. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        ARTC       2335     Portfolio Development for
                                                                            Graphic Design
ARTC       1394      Special Topics in Animation,       Preparation of a portfolio comprised of completed
                     Interactive Technology, Video      graphic design projects. Evaluation and
                     Graphics and Special Effects       demonstration of portfolio presentation methods
Topics address recently identified current events,      based on the student's specific area of study. Lab
skills knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors        required. Prerequisite: Consent of Department
pertinent to the technology or occupation and           Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
relevant to the professional development of the
student. This course was designed to be repeated
                                                        ARTC        2340 Computer Illustration II
multiple times to improve student proficiency. Lab
                                                        Advanced use of software applications and/or
required. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        various media with emphasis on output procedures,
   Advanced 3-D Applications                            the resolution of complex design issues, and concept
   Study of advanced computer graphics techniques       development. Lab required. Prerequisite:
   using software applications adopted by the           ARTC 1353. 3 credit hours. (W)
   animation, visual effects and game industries.
   Topics will include 3-D modeling, animation,
   dynamics, texturing, shading, rendering and
   compositing in industry-standard production
   pipelines. Prerequisite: ARTV 1345 or consent
   of instructor.
ARTC        2347     Design Communication II            ARTS        1312 3-D Design
An advanced study of the design process and art         Introduction to three-dimensional design problems
direction. Emphasis on form and content through         utilizing various sculpture materials. Exploration of
the selection, creation, and integration of             form and methods in a variety of media. Prepares
typographic, photographic, illustrative, and design     students for sculpture and other three-dimensional
elements. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTC 1327.        art courses. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
3 credit hours. (W)                                     Note: Students should expect additional supply
                                                        costs.
ARTC       2349    Art Direction II
Mastery of advanced art direction projects with         ARTS        1313 Foundations of Art
emphasis on selected topics in advertising              Introduction to the creative media designed to
campaigns. Includes written, oral, and visual skills.   enhance artistic awareness and sensitivity through
Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTC 1349. 3 credit         the creative and imaginative use of art materials and
hours. (W)                                              tools. Includes art history and culture through the
                                                        exploration of a variety of art works with an
ARTS        1301     Art Appreciation                   emphasis on aesthetic judgment and growth. 3 credit
Introduction to the visual arts, emphasizing the        hours (A)
understanding and appreciation of art. Reviews
two- and three-dimensional art forms, methods, and      ARTS        1316 Drawing I
media; examines the visual elements and principles      Introduction to drawing including space, form, line,
of design; and briefly surveys art styles from the      contour, gesture, texture, value and composition.
prehistoric to the 21st century. Assessment:            Learn observational skills in order to render the
Placement in READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)             subjects of still life, figure, perspective and
                                                        landscape more accurately. Emphasis on technique,
ARTS       1303      Art History I                      imagination, and use of a variety of materials. Lab
Survey of art history from prehistoric times to the     required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Renaissance. Special consideration is given to the      Note: Students should expect additional supply
form and content of a work of art, as well as the       costs.
social and cultural context in which the work is
created. Assessment: Placement in READ 0310.            ARTS        1317 Drawing II
3 credit hours. (A)                                     Continued study of space, form, line, contour,
                                                        gesture, texture, value and composition in still life,
ARTS       1304      Art History II                     figure, perspective and landscape. Use of color will
Survey of art history from the Renaissance period to    be introduced in various media. Emphasis on
the present. Special consideration is given to the      imagination, technique, development of a personal
form and content of a work of art, as well as the       drawing style, and composition. Lab required.
social and cultural context in which the work is        Prerequisite: ARTS 1316. 3 credit hours. (A)
created. Assessment: Placement in READ 0310.            Note: Students should expect additional supply
3 credit hours. (A)                                     costs.

ARTS        1311    2-D Design                          ARTS        2311 Advanced 2-D Design
Introduction to two-dimensional visual organization     Continued study of two-dimensional visual
dealing with basic elements and principles of           organization dealing with the elements and
design. Exploration of black and white, color, and a    principles of design. Further exploration of the use
variety of media. Prepares students for composition     of various black and white and/or color media.
in painting, drawing, and other two-dimensional art     Emphasis on the resolution of complex two-
courses. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)              dimensional design problems. Students will be
Note: Students should expect additional supply          evaluated the first two weeks of the semester to
costs.                                                  insure proper level placement. Students may be
                                                        asked to move to a more appropriate level during the
                                                        evaluation period. Lab required. Prerequisites:
                                                        ARTS 1311 and ARTS 1316. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                        Note: Students should expect additional supply
                                                        costs.
ARTS       2312      Advanced 3-D Design
Continued study of three-dimensional design            ARTS        2326 Sculpture I
problems utilizing various methods and materials.      Study of three-dimensional form and introduction to
Further exploration of form in a variety of media.     sculpture techniques including basic methods of
Emphasis on the resolution of complex three-           modeling, construction, and simple casting
dimensional design problems. Students will be          procedures. Exploration of various media including
evaluated the first two weeks of the semester to       stone, wood, metal, plaster, and paper. Lab
insure proper level placement. Students may be         required. 3 credit hours. (A)
asked to move to a more appropriate level during the   Note: Students should expect additional supply
evaluation period. Lab required. Prerequisite:         costs.
ARTS 1312. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply
                                                       ARTS       2327 Sculpture II
costs.
                                                       Continued application of three-dimensional form
                                                       and sculpture techniques gaining experience in
ARTS        2316     Painting I                        composition and problem solving in various media.
Introduction to painting including use of materials,   Emphasis on creative expression and personal style.
techniques, color study, and composition. Various      Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2326. 3 credit
painting styles will be practiced. Lab required.       hours. (A)
3 credit hours. (A)                                    Note: Students should expect additional supply
Note: Students should expect additional supply         costs.
costs.
                                                       ARTS        2333 Printmaking I
ARTS        2317     Painting II                       Introduction to the process of intaglio and relief
Increases the student's ability to use various         printing including linoleum cuts, etching, aquatint,
techniques, color, and composition with acrylics,      collagraph, and monotypes. Lab required. 3 credit
oils, and other media.                                 hours. (A)
Explores realistic and abstract approaches to          Note: Students should expect additional supply
painting. Emphasis on design, imagination,             costs.
personal expression and painting style. Lab
required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2316. 3 credit hours.
                                                       ARTS       2334 Printmaking II
(A)
                                                       Continued application of the intaglio and relief
Note: Students should expect additional supply
                                                       printing processes gaining experience in
costs.
                                                       composition and problem solving in various
                                                       techniques. Emphasis on creative expression and
ARTS        2323    Figure Drawing I                   personal style. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Drawing of the life model including instruction in     ARTS 2333. 3 credit hours. (A)
anatomical and creative approaches to figure           Note: Students should expect additional supply
drawing. Emphasis on personal expression and           costs.
creativity. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 1316.
3 credit hours. (A)
                                                       ARTS       2336 Papermaking/Bookbinding I
Note: Students should expect additional supply         Elements of structure and principles of design using
costs.
                                                       two- and three-dimensional concepts in the fiber
                                                       forms of papermaking and bookbinding. Lab
ARTS       2324     Figure Drawing II                  required. 3 credit hours. (A)
Continuation of study of the life model; emphasis on   Note: Students should expect additional supply
personal expression and creativity. Lab required.      costs.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2323. 3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students should expect additional supply
                                                       ARTS        2337 Papermaking/Bookbinding II
costs.
                                                       Advanced elements of structure and principles of
                                                       design using two- and three-dimensional concepts in
                                                       the fiber forms of papermaking and bookbinding.
                                                       Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2336. 3 credit
                                                       hours. (A)
                                                       Note: Students should expect additional supply
                                                       costs.
ARTS       2341     Jewelry/Art Metals I
Exploration of wearable and small sculptural forms      ARTS         2349 Digital Photograhy II
using non-ferrous and precious metals. Metal            This is an intermediate digital photography course.
construction and jewelry making techniques              It is a studio art course that explores the potential of
including soldering, lost wax casting, cold             the computer hardware and software medium for
connections, patinas and surface embellishment.         visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual
Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)                       arts. Emphasis is on advanced image editing,
Note: Students should expect additional supply          software instruction and professional workflow.
costs.                                                  Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or
                                                        PHTC 1311 or consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.
ARTS       2342      Jewelry/Art Metals II              (A)
Continuation of ARTS 2341, Jewerly/Art Metals I         Note: Students should expect additional supply
with emphasis on advanced techniques and                costs.
individual creative expression. Lab required.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2341. 3 credit hours. (A)            ARTS       2356 Photography I/Darkroom
Note: Students should expect additional supply          Introduction to photography: basic camera
costs.                                                  operations and darkroom techniques; emphasis on
                                                        visual imagination and design. Lab required.
ARTS       2346     Ceramics I                          3 credit hours. (A)
Introduction to ceramic design and methods              Note: Students should expect additional supply
including hand building techniques and use of the       costs.
potter's wheel. Explores clays, glazing, and firing
techniques including stoneware and raku. Lab            ARTS        2357 Photography II/Darkroom
required. 3 credit hours. (A)                           Intermediate black-and-white course; emphasis on
Note: Students should expect additional supply          developing a visual language, problem solving,
costs.                                                  craftsmanship, and learning to edit personal work.
                                                        Technical considerations include print and negative
ARTS       2347     Ceramics II                         quality, use of studio lighting, and large format
Further study of ceramic design, method, and media      cameras. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2356.
with exploration of various clays, glaze                3 credit hours. (A)
compositions, and kiln operations. Emphasis on          Note: Students should expect additional supply
creative expression and personal style. Lab             costs.
required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2346. 3 credit hours.
(A)                                                     ARTS        2366 Watercolor I
Note: Students should expect additional supply          Introduction to watercolor including instruction in
costs.                                                  the use of brushes, papers, materials, and various
                                                        painting techniques on wet and dry paper. Gain
ARTS         2348    Digital Photography I              experience in mixing colors, color methods, and
This is a foundational digital photography course. It   problem solving in the use of technique and in
is a studio art course that explores the potential of   skillful observation of composition and painting
the computer hardware and software medium for           style. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)
visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual    Note: Students should expect additional supply
arts. It includes camera operation and professional     costs.
image workflow, composition, supplemental
lighting and exposure control. Lab required.            ARTS        2367 Watercolor II
3 credit hours. (A)                                     Increases the student's ability to master technique,
Note: Students should expect additional supply          identify the different pigment properties of color and
costs.                                                  determine their best use. Exploration of different
                                                        tools, papers, materials and techniques will be
                                                        practiced. Emphasis on personal expression and
                                                        painting style. Lab required. Prerequisite:
                                                        ARTS 2366. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                        Note: Students should expect additional supply
                                                        costs.
ARTS       2389     Academic Co-op                       ARTV        2301 2-D Animation I
                    Arts/Photography                     Skill development in the use of software to develop
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on       storyboards and two-dimensional animation
work experience in art/photography. In conjunction       including creating, importing, and sequencing media
with class seminars, the student will set specific       elements to create multimedia presentations.
goals and objectives in the study of art. Contact the    Emphasis on conceptualization, creativity, and
Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit             visual aesthetics. Lab required. Prerequisite:
hours. (A)                                               ARTV 1303. 3 credit hours. (W)

ARTV        1211     Storyboard                          ARTV       2330 2-D Animation II
Techniques of storyboarding including organizing a       Advanced study of technical aspects of animation.
project's content and arranging it in a visual format.   Emphasizes aesthetic design, storytelling and
Lab required. 2 credit hours. (W)                        completion of an animation project. Includes
                                                         application of advanced skills and knowledge. Lab
ARTV        1303      Basic Animation                    required. Prerequisite: ARTV 2301. 3 credit hours.
Examination of animation concepts, principles, and       (W)
storyboard for basic production. Emphasizes
creating movement and expression utilizing               ARTV      2335       Portfolio Development for
traditionally or digitally generated image sequences.                         Animation
Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTC 1325. 3 credit          A course in the development of a professional
hours. (W)                                               portfolio to showcase the student's skills in
                                                         animation. Includes self-promotion, resumes,
ARTV        1341     3-D Animation I                     portfolio distribution, and interview techniques.
Intermediate level 3-D course introducing animation      Lab required. Prerequisite: Consent of Department
tools and techniques used to create movement.            Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
Emphasis on using the principles of animation. Lab
required. Prerequisite: ARTV 1345 or consent of          ARTV       2341 Advanced Digital Video
Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)                          Advanced digital video techniques for post-
                                                         production. Emphasizes integration of special
ARTV       1343    Digital Sound                         effects and animation for film, video, and the
Digitizing sound and incorporating it into video         Internet. Exploration of new and emerging
games, multimedia or web projects for various            compression and video streaming technologies. Lab
delivery systems. Emphasizes compression issues,         required. Prerequisite: ARTV 1351.
sampling, synchronizing, and resource management.        Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: FLMC 1304.
Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)                        3 credit hours. (W)

ARTV       1345      3-D Modeling and Rendering          ARTV      2345       3-D Modeling and Rendering
                      I-Maya                                                  II-Maya
echniques of three-dimensional (3-D) modeling            A studio course focused on advanced 3-D modeling
utilizing industry standard software. Includes the       and rendering techniques using industry standard
creation and modification of 3-D geometric shapes,       software, modeling techniques, camera settings,
use of a variety of rendering techniques, camera,        lighting, and surfacing to develop detailed
light sources, texture, and surface mapping. Lab         environments. Lab required. Prerequisite:
required. Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment:            ARTV 1345. 3 credit hours. (W)
ARTC 1325. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         ARTV       2351 3-D Animation II – Maya
ARTV        1351     Digital Video                       Advanced level 3-D course utilizing animation tools
Producing and editing video and sound for                and techniques used to develop movement.
multimedia or web productions. Emphasizes                Emphasis on advanced animation techniques. Lab
capture, editing, and outputting of video using a        required. Prerequisite: ARTV 2355. 3 credit hours.
digital video workstation. Lab required.                 (W)
Prerequisites: ARTC 1325 and ARTV 1211.
3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        screening, interviewing/counseling methods, diet
ARTV       2371       Advanced Skill Development        evaluation, basic diet calculations, and
                      for Animation and Games           documentation. 3 credit hours. (A)
An upper level course in the development of
concepts and execution of assets for 2D/3D              BIOL         1406 Biology for Science Majors I
animation and games. The student's incoming skill       Lecture: Fundamental principles of living organisms
level and abilities are reviewed and areas of           will be studied, including physical and chemical
improvement are targeted. Includes the integration      properties of life, organization, function,
of aesthetic and technical skills as introduced in      evolutionary adaptation, and classification.
various lower level courses. Lab required.              Concepts of cytology, reproduction, genetics, and
Prerequisite: GAME 2325, or consent of                  scientific reasoning are included. Lab: Laboratory
Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)                   activities will reinforce the fundamental principles
                                                        of living organisms, including physical and
BCIS        1305     Business Information Systems       chemical properties of life, organization, function,
This course is an introductory course in business       evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Study
information systems and business computer               and examination of the concepts of cytology,
applications. Information system concepts are           reproduction, genetics, and scientific reasoning are
taught within the context of addressing business and    included. Lab required. Assessment: Placement in
organizational needs. This course emphasizes the        ENGL 1301; MATH 0310; College-Level Reading.
role that information systems play in an organization   4 credit hours. (A)
and the key principles a manager needs to be            Note: This course is also offered through the Center
successful. This course offers an overview of the       for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
entire information systems discipline while giving      Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences
students a solid foundation for further study in        Department for further information.
advanced information system courses. Lab
exercises and assignments provide the student with      BIOL         1407 Biology for Science Majors II
hands-on experience using business computer             Lecture: The diversity and classification of life will
applications including word processing,                 be studied, including animals, plants, protists, fungi,
spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and     and prokaryotes. Special emphasis will be given to
business-oriented utilization of the Internet.          anatomy, physiology, ecology, and evolution of
Assessment: Placement in College-Level Reading.         plants and animals. Lab: Laboratory activities will
3 credit hours. (A)                                     reinforce study of the diversity and classifications of
                                                        life, including animals, plants, protists, fungi, and
BCIS        2390     Systems Analysis and Design        prokaryotes. Special emphasis will be given to
Analysis of business information needs and              anatomy, physiology, ecology, and evolution of
preparation of specifications and requirements for      plants and animals. Lab required. Prerequisite:
appropriate data system solutions. Includes             BIOL 1406. 4 credit hours. (A)
instruction in information requirements analysis,        Note: This course is also offered through the
specification development and writing, prototype        Center for Advanced Study in Mathematics and
evaluation, and network application interfaces.         Natural Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural
"This course is offered in the Spring semester only."   Sciences Department for further information.
Lab required. Prerequisite: BCIS 1305 or consent of
Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)     BIOL       1408        Biology for Non-Science
                                                                                Majors I
BIOL        1322     General Nutrition                  Lecture: Provides a survey of biological principles
Nutrients and nutritional processes including           with an emphasis on humans, including chemistry of
functions, food sources, digestion, absorption, and     life, cells, structure, function, and reproduction. Lab:
metabolism with application to normal and               Laboratory activities will reinforce a survey of
therapeutic human nutritional needs. For biology        biological principles with an emphasis on humans,
and nutrition majors. 3 credit hours. (A)               including chemistry of life, cells, structure, function,
                                                        and reproduction. Lab required. 4 credit hours. (A)
BIOL        1323      Nutrition and Diet Therapy
Applications of nutrition principles and techniques
of nutrition care for healthy individuals and
patients/clients at nutritional risk. Nutrition risk
                                                        technologies. Relevant practical exercises in the
BIOL       1409      Biology for Non-Science            above areas. Lab required. Assessment: Placement
                     Majors II                          in ENGL 1301; MATH 0310; College-Level
Lecture: This course will provide a survey of           Reading. 4 credit hours. (A)
biological principles with an emphasis on humans,       Note: This course is also offered through the Center
including evolution, ecology, plant and animal          for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
diversity, and physiology. Lab: Laboratory activities   Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences
will reinforce a survey of biological principles with   Department for further information.
an emphasis on humans, including evolution,
ecology, plant and animal diversity, and physiology.    BIOL       1415      Introduction to Biotechnology
Lab required. Prerequisite: BIOL 1408. 4 credit                              II
hours. (A)                                              Lecture to focus on an integrative approach to study
                                                        biomolecules with an emphasis on protein
BIOL        1411      General Botany                    structures, functions and uses in the modern
Lecture: Fundamental biological concepts relevant       bioscience laboratory. Students will investigate the
to plant physiology, life cycle, growth and             mechanisms involved in the transfer of information
development, structure and function, and cellular       from DNA sequences to proteins to biochemical
and molecular metabolism. The role of plants in the     functions. The course will integrate biological and
environment, evolution, and phylogeny of major          chemical concepts with techniques that are used in
plant groups, algae, and fungi. (This course is         research and industry. Critical thinking will be
intended for science majors). Lab: Laboratory           applied in laboratory exercises using inquiry-based
activities will reinforce fundamental biological        approaches, troubleshooting and analyzing
concepts relevant to plant physiology, life cycle,      experimental data. Lab required.
growth and development, structure and function,         Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: BIOL 1414.
and cellular and molecular metabolism. The role of      4 credit hours. (A)
plants in the environment, evolution, and phylogeny     Note: This course is also offered through the Center
of major plant groups, algae, and fungi. (This course   of Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
is intended for science majors). Lab required.          Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOL 1406 or BIOL 1408. 4 credit          Department for further information.
hours. (A)
Note: This course is also offered through the Center    BIOL        2389 Academic Co-op Biology
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural           Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences         work experience in biology. In conjunction with
Department for further information.                     class seminars, the student will set specific goals
                                                        and objectives in the study of biology. Contact the
BIOL       1414      Introduction to Biotechnology      Cooperative Work Experience Office. Prerequisite:
                     I                                  BIOL 1406 or BIOL 1408. 3 credit hours. (A)
Overview of classical genetics, DNA structure, the
flow of genetic information, DNA replication, gene      BIOL        2401 Anatomy and Physiology I
transcription, protein translation. Principles of       Study of cell structure and function, tissues, and the
major molecular biology and genetic engineering         skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Emphasis
techniques, including restriction enzymes and their     is on structure, function, and the interrelationships
uses, major types of cloning vectors, construction of   of the human systems. Lab required. Prerequisite:
libraries, Southern and Northern blotting,              BIOL 1406 with a grade of "C" or better within the
hybridization, PCR, DNA typing. Applications of         last three years strongly recommended, or
these techniques in human health and welfare,           satisfactory score on the BIOL 2401 Readiness
medicine, agriculture and the environment.              Exam. 4 credit hours. (A)
Introduction to the human genome project, gene
therapy, molecular diagnostics, forensics, creation     BIOL        2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
and uses of transgenic plants and animal and animal     Continued study of structure and function related to
cloning and of the ethical, legal, and social issues    the human endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic,
and scientific problems associated with these           respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive
                                                        systems. Additional topics include: composition
                                                        and functions of blood; the immune response; fluid,
                                                        electrolyte and pH balance; and human
development. Emphasis is placed on the                    examine the interactions of microbes with each
interrelationships of these systems. Lab required.        other, hosts, and the environment. Lab: Laboratory
Prerequisite: BIOL 2401 with a grade of "C" or            activities will reinforce principles of microbiology,
better within the last five years. 4 credit hours. (A)    including metabolism, structure, function, genetics,
                                                          and phylogeny of microbes. The course will also
BIOL       2404       Human Anatomy and                   examine the interactions of microbes with each
                      Physiology Basic                    other, hosts, and the environment. Lab required.
A one-semester survey of the structure and function       Prerequisites: BIOL 1407 and CHEM 1411.
of the human body, including discussion and study         4 credit hours. (A)
of cells, tissues, organs, and systems. Lab required.
4 credit hours. (A)                                       BIOM       1280      Cooperative Education-
                                                                               Biomedical
BIOL        2406     Environmental Biology                                     Technology/Technician
Lecture: Principles of environmental systems and          Career-related activities encountered in the student's
ecology, including biogeochemical cycles, energy          area of specialization offered through an
transformations, abiotic interactions, symbiotic          individualized agreement among the college,
relationships, natural resources and their                employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
management, lifestyle analysis, evolutionary trends,      college and the employer, the student combines
hazards and risks, and approaches to ecological           classroom learning with work experience. Includes
research. Lab: Laboratory activities will reinforce       a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
principles of environmental systems and ecology,          Experience Office. 2 credit hours. (W)
including biogeochemical cycles, energy
transformations, abiotic interactions, symbiotic          BIOM       1355     Medical Electronic
relationships, natural resources and their                                    Applications
management, lifestyle analysis, evolutionary trends,      Presentation of sensors, transducers, and supporting
hazards and risks, and approaches to ecological           circuits used in medical instrumentation devices.
research. Lab required, including field trips. 4 credit   Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
hours. (A)
                                                          BITC       1350      Special Studies and Bioethical
BIOL        2416    Genetics                                                   Issues of Biotechnology
Study of the principles of molecular and classical        Addresses current events, skills, attitudes, and
genetics, and the function and transmission of            behaviors pertinent to biotechnology and relevant to
hereditary material. Special emphasis on molecular        the professional development of the student.
genetics and genetic engineering. Lab required.           Includes exploration of ethical and legal behaviors
Prerequisite: BIOL 1406. 4 credit hours. (A)              in the context of the biotechnology industry.
                                                          Prerequisites: BIOL 1414 and BIOL 1415 or
BIOL       2420       Microbiology for Non-Science        consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)
                      Majors
Study of the morphology, physiology, and                  BITC        2350 Bioinformatics
taxonomy of representative groups of pathogenic           Current topics in bioinformatics and computational
and nonpathogenic microorganisms. Pure cultures of        biology. Includes methods for high-throughput data
microorganisms grown on selected media are used           collection, storing, and accessing biological data.
in learning laboratory techniques. Includes a brief       Covers programs and algorithms used to analyze
preview of food microbes, public health, and              data. Prerequisite: BITC 2411 or Departmental
immunology. Lab required. Prerequisite: BIOL              Consent. 3 credit hours. (W)
2401 with a grade of “C” or better within the last
three years, and Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment       BITC       2386     Internship-Biology
in BIOL 2402 with a grade of “C” or better within                              Technician/Biotechnology
the last three years. 4 credit hours. (A)                                      Laboratory Technician
                                                          A work-based learning experience that enables the
BIOL       2421     Microbiology for Science              student to apply specialized occupational theory,
                    Majors                                skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by
Lecture: Principles of microbiology, including            the college and the employer. Contact the
metabolism, structure, function, genetics, and            Cooperative Work Experience Office. Prerequisite:
phylogeny of microbes. The course will also               Completed 9 hours of biotechnology courses and
consent of Department Chair. Major Requirement:
Biotechnology. 3 credit hours. (W)                        BMGT       1344     Negotiations and Conflict
                                                                              Management
BITC       2411     Biotechnology Laboratory              Theories which aid in the diagnosis of interpersonal
                     Instrumentation                      and intergroup conflict. The role of manager as
Presentation of theory, applications, and operation       negotiator, intermediary, and problem solver.
of various analytical instruments. Addresses              3 credit hours. (W)
separation and identification techniques including
electrophoresis, spectrophotometry, and                   BMGT 2309 Leadership
chromatography. Lab required. Prerequisites:              Leadership and its relationship to management.
BIOL 1414 and BIOL 1415 or consent of Instructor.         Prepares the student with leadership and
4 credit hours. (W)                                       communication skills needed to motivate and
                                                          identify leadership styles. 3 credit hours. (W)
BITC         2431     Cell Culture Techniques
Theory and applications of cell culture techniques.       BMGT 2311 Change Management
Laboratory emphasis on the principles and practices       Knowledge, skills, and tools that enable a
of initiation, cultivation, maintenance, preservation     leader/organization to facilitate change in a
of cell lines, and applications. Lab required.            participative style. 3 credit hours. (W)
Prerequisites: BIOL 1406 or consent of Instructor.
4 credit hours. (W)
                                                          BMGT       2331      Principles of Quality
                                                                               Management
BITC       2441     Molecular Biology Techniques          Includes planning and implementing quality
In depth coverage of the theory and laboratory            programs in an organization and analyzing
techniques in molecular biology with an emphasis          cost/benefit of quality. Also covers the impact of
on gene expression and regulation, recombinant            employee empowerment. 3 credit hours. (W)
DNA, and nucleic acids. Lab required.
Prerequisites: BIOL 1414 and BIOL 1415 or
                                                          BMGT 2341 Strategic Management
consent of Instructor. 4 credit hours. (W)                Strategic management process, including analysis of
                                                          how organizations develop and implement a strategy
BMGT       1305    Communications in                      for achieving organizational objectives in a
                    Management                            changing environment. Prerequisite: BMGT 1327.
Basic theory and processes of communication skills        Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: BMGT 2311.
necessary for the management of an organization's         3 credit hours. (W)
workforce. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                          BMGT       2347      Critical Thinking and
BMGT 1307            Team Building                                             Problem Solving
Principles of building and sustaining teams in            Interpreting data for problem solving and
organizations. Includes team dynamics, process            recommending corrective action. Emphasis on a
improvement, trust and collaboration, conflict            structured approach to critical thinking and problem
resolution, and the role of the individual in the team.   solving in a team environment. 3 credit hours. (W)
3 credit hours. (W)
                                                          BMGT       2382      Cooperative Education -
BMGT 1327             Principles of Management                                 Business Administration and
Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and                               Management, General
issues in the field of management. 3 credit hours.        Career-related activities encountered in the student's
(W)                                                       area of specialization offered through an
                                                          individualized agreement among the college,
BMGT 1341           Business Ethics                       employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
Discussion of ethical issues, the development of a        college and the employer, the student combines
moral frame of reference, and the need for an             classroom learning with work experience. Includes
awareness of social responsibility in management          a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
practices and business activities. Includes ethical       Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
corporate responsibility. 3 credit hours. (W)
BUSG       2309      Small Business Management/         CDEC        1319 Child Guidance
                     Entrepreneurship                   An exploration of guidance strategies for promoting
Starting, operating, and growing a small business.      prosocial behaviors with individual and groups of
Includes essential management skills, how to            children. Emphasis on positive guidance principles
prepare a business plan, accounting, financial needs,   and techniques, family involvement, and cultural
staffing, marketing strategies, and legal issues.       influences. Practical application through direct
3 credit hours. (W)                                     participation with children. Lab required. 3 credit
                                                        hours. (W)
BUSI       1301     Introduction to Business
Survey of business operations in a capitalistic         CDEC        1321 The Infant and Toddler
economy including ownership, management,                A study of appropriate infant and toddler programs
marketing, finance and legal and regulatory             (birth to age 3), including an overview of
environment. Includes the role of business in           development, quality routines, learning
society and the development of a business               environments, materials and activities, and
vocabulary. 3 credit hours. (A)                         teaching/guidance techniques. Lab required.
                                                        3 credit hours. (W)
BUSI       1307      Personal Finance
Personal financial issues including financial           CDEC       1323 Observation and Assessment
planning, insurance, budgeting, credit, home            A study of observation skills, assessment
ownership, savings and tax problems. 3 credit           techniques, and documentation of children's
hours. (A)                                              development. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

BUSI        2301    Business Law                        CDEC       1358     Creative Arts for Early
General principles of the law of contracts, property                        Childhood
and torts. Includes the historical and ethical          An exploration of principles, methods and materials
background of the law and current legal principles.     for teaching children music, movement, visual arts,
3 credit hours. (A)                                     and dramatic play through process-oriented
                                                        experiences to support divergent thinking, language
BUSI       2304      Business Writing and               and literacy through a play-based integrated
                     Technical Communications           curriculum. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
                     Seminar
This course will engage students in an exploration      CDEC        1359 Children with Special Needs
of the ways in which complex organizations access,      A survey of information regarding children with
create, and transfer knowledge, and of the links        special needs including possible causes and
between the document creation skills they learned in    characteristics of exceptionalities, intervention
their technical communications classes and the          strategies, available resources, referral processes,
larger tasks of knowledge management.                   the advocacy role, and legislative issues. Lab
Prerequisites: ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302, and                required. 3 credit hours. (W)
ENGL 2311. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                        CDEC         1370 Introduction to Teaching ESL
CDEC       1313     Curriculum Resources for            An overview of ESL education. Topics include
                    Early Childhood Programs            awareness of cultural diversity, assessment
A study of the fundamentals developmentally             strategies, teaching techniques, instructional activity
appropriate curriculum design and implementation        development and historical/philosophical concepts
in early care and education programs for children.      of ESL education. Lab required. 3 credit hours.
Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)                       (W)

CDEC       1317      Child Development Associate        CDEC       2166     Practicum - Child Care
                     Training I                                             Provider/Assistant
Based on the requirements for the Child                 Practical, general workplace training supported by
Development Associate credential (CDA). Topics          an individualized learning plan developed by the
include CDA overview, observation skills, and child     employer, college, and student. Prerequisite:
growth and development. The four functional areas       Consent of Department Chair. 1 credit hour. (W)
of study are creative, cognitive, physical, and
communication. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
CDEC        2304     Child Abuse and Neglect
Methods used in the identification of physical,        CDEC       2336     Administration of Programs
emotional, and sexual abuse and neglect with an                            for Children III
emphasis on developing skills for working with         An advanced study of the skills and techniques in
children and families. Includes methods of referral    administering early care education programs. Lab
to public and private agencies that deal with          required. 3 credit hours. (W)
investigation and treatment. Lab required. 3 credit
hours. (W)
                                                       CDEC       2340      Instructional Techniques for
                                                                            Children with Special Needs
CDEC       2307      Math and Science for Early        Exploration of development and implementation of
                     Childhood                         curriculum for children with special needs from
An exploration of principles, methods, and materials   early childhood to adolescence including an
for teaching children math and science concepts and    overview of, learning environments, materials and
process skills through discovery and play. Lab         activities and teaching/guidance techniques. Lab
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                          required. 3 credit hours. (W)

CDEC       2322     Child Development Associate        CDEC       2371     Using Technology in the
                    Training II                                            Classroom
A continuation of the study of the requirements for    An overview of technology, media and digital
the Child Development Associate credential (CDA).      information in education. This course includes a
The six functional areas of study include safe,        review of research on the impact, as well as
healthy, learning environment, self, social, and       methodology on effective use, of technology and
guidance. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)            media on children and teachers in the classroom and
                                                       in curriculum planning and presentation. Lab
CDEC       2324     Child Development Associate        required. 3 credit hours. (W)
                     Training III
Continuation of the requirements for the Child         CDEC       2385      Cooperative Education-Child
Development Associate credential (CDA). The                                 Development
three functional areas of study include family,        Career-related activities encountered in the student's
program management, and professionalism. Lab           area of specialization offered through an
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                          individualized agreement among the college,
                                                       employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
CDEC       2326      Administration of Programs        college and the employer, the student combines
                     for Children I                    classroom learning with work experience. Includes
Application of management procedures for early         a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
care and education programs. Includes planning,        Experience Office. Prerequisite: Consent of
operating, supervising, and evaluating programs.       Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
Topics cover philosophy, types of programs,
policies, fiscal management, regulations, staffing,    CETT       1380      Cooperative Education-
evaluation, and communication. Lab required.                                Computer Engineering
3 credit hours. (W)                                                         Technology/Technician
                                                       Career-related activities encountered in the student's
CDEC       2328      Administration of Programs        area of specialization offered through an
                     for Children II                   individualized agreement among the college,
An in-depth study of the skills and techniques in      employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
managing early care and education programs,            college and the employer, the student combines
including legal and ethical issues, personnel          classroom learning with work experience. Includes
management, team building, leadership, conflict        a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
resolution, stress management advocacy,                Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
professionalism, fiscal analysis and planning parent
education/partnerships. Lab required. 3 credit
hours. (W)
                                                         classroom learning with work experience. Includes
CETT        1403     DC Circuits                         a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
A study of the fundamentals of direct current            Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
including Ohm's law, Kirchoff's laws and circuit
analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of     CHEF        1301 Basic Food Preparation
resistive networks and DC measurements. Lab              A study of the fundamental principles of food
required. 4 credit hours. (W)                            preparation and cookery to include Brigade System,
                                                         cooking techniques, material handling, heat transfer,
CETT       1405     AC Circuits                          sanitation, safety, nutrition, and professionalism.
A study of the fundamentals of alternating current       Professional chef uniform and kitchen tools
including series and parallel AC circuits, phasors,      required. Lab included. Prerequisite: Mandatory
capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and     Culinary / Pastry Arts Orientation. 3 credit hours.
resonance. Lab required. Prerequisite: CETT 1403         (W)
or consent of Instructor or Program Director.            Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
4 credit hours. (W)                                      of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
                                                         to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
                                                         around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
CETT       1425     Digital Fundamentals
An entry-level course in digital electronics to
include numbering systems, logic gates, Boolean          CHEF        1302 Principles of Healthy Cuisine
algebra, and combinational logic. Lab required.          Introduction to the principles of planning,
4 credit hours. (W)                                      preparation, and presentation of nutritionally
                                                         balanced meals. Adaptation of basic cooking
                                                         techniques to lower the fat and caloric content.
CETT        1429     Solid State Devices
A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and        Alternative methods and ingredients will be used to
                                                         achieve a healthier cooking style. Lab included.
other semiconductor devices, including analysis of
                                                         Prerequisites: CHEF 2331 with a grade of "C" or
static and dynamic characteristics, biasing
                                                         better and IFWA 1310. 3 credit hours. (W)
techniques, and thermal considerations. Lab
                                                         Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
required. 4 credit hours. (W)
                                                         of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
                                                         to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
CETT        1445     Microprocessor                      around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
An introductory course in microprocessor software
and hardware, its architecture, timing sequence,
operation, and programming, and discussion of            CHEF        1305 Sanitation and Safety
appropriate software diagnostic language and tools.      A study of personal cleanliness; sanitary practices in
Lab required. Prerequisite: CETT 1425 or consent         food preparation; causes, investigation, control of
                                                         illness caused by food contamination (Hazard
of Instructor or Program Director. 4 credit hours.
                                                         Analysis Critical Control Points); and work place
(W)
                                                         safety standards. 3 credit hours. (W)
CETT        1457     Linear Integrated Circuits
A study of characteristics, operations, stabilization,   CHEF        1310 Garde Manger
                                                         A study of specialty foods and garnishes. Emphasis
and testing of linear integrated circuits.
                                                         on design, techniques, and display of fine foods.
Applications include instrumentation and active
                                                         Lab included. Prerequisite / Concurrent enrollment:
filtering. Lab required. Prerequisite: CETT 1405 or
                                                         CHEF 2331 with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit
consent of Instructor or Program Director. 4 credit
hours. (W)                                               hours. (W)
                                                         Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
                                                         of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
CETT       2380      Cooperative Education-              to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
                     Computer Engineering                around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
                     Technology/Technician
Career-related activities encountered in the student's
area of specialization offered through an
individualized agreement among the college,
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
college and the employer, the student combines
                                                         CHEF        2302 Saucier
CHEF        1314     A La Carte Cooking                  Instruction in the preparation of stocks, soups,
A course in a la carte or "cooking to order"             classical sauces, contemporary sauces,
concepts. Topics include menu and recipe                 accompaniments, and the pairing of sauces with a
interpretation and conversion, organization of work      variety of foods. Lab included. Prerequisite:
station, employment of appropriate cooking               CHEF 2331 with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit
methods, plating, and saucing principles. Lab            hours. (W)
included. Prerequisites: CHEF 1302, CHEF 1310,           Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
CHEF 1341, CHEF 1345, CHEF 2302 and                      of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
PSTR 1301. 3 credit hours. (W)                           to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods      around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working            CHEF        2331 Advanced Food Preparation
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.          Topics include the concept of pre-cooked food items
                                                         and the preparation of canapés, hors d’oeuvres, and
CHEF        1341     American Regional Cuisine           breakfast items. Reinforces the course material of
A study of the development of regional cuisines in       CHEF 1301. Professional chef uniform and kitchen
the United States with emphasis on the similarities      tools required. Lab included. Prerequisites: CHEF
in production and service systems. Application of        1301 with a grade of "C" or better and CHEF 1305
skills to develop, organize, and build a portfolio of    with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit hours. (W)
recipe strategies and production systems.                Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
Professional chef uniform and kitchen tools              of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
required. Lab included. Prerequisite / Concurrent        to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
enrollment: CHEF 2331 with a grade of "C" or             around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
better. 3 credit hours. (W)
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods      CHEF       2341      Advanced Culinary
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up                          Competition
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working            Skill development for culinary competition by
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.          offering advanced experience in salon presentations
                                                         as well as hot food competition. Lab included.
CHEF        1345    International Cuisine                Prerequisites: CHEF 1301 with a grade of "C" or
The study of classical cooking skills associated with    better, CHEF 1305 with a grade of "C" or better,
the preparation and service of international and         CHEF 1310, CHEF 1341, CHEF 1345, CHEF 2302,
ethnic cuisine. Topics include similarities between      and CHEF 2331. 3 credit hours. (W)
food production systems used in the United States        Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
and other regions of the world. Professional chef        of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
uniform and kitchen tools required. Lab included.        to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
Prerequisite / Concurrent enrollment: CHEF 2331          around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit hours. (W)
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods      CHEF       2380      Cooperative Education -
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up                          Culinary Arts/Chef Training
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working            Career-related activities encountered in the student's
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals           area of specialization offered through an
                                                         individualized agreement among the college,
CHEF       1380      Cooperative Education -             employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
                     Culinary Arts/Chef Training         college and the employer, the student combines
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   classroom learning with work experience. Includes a
area of specialization offered through an                lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
individualized agreement among the college,              Experience Office. Prerequisites: CHEF 1301 with
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      a grade of "C" or better and CHEF 1305 with a
college and the employer, the student combines           grade of "C" or better. 3 credit hours. (W)
classroom learning with work experience. Includes
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         scientific method, experimental design, chemical
CHEF       2581      Cooperative Education -             instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and
                     Culinary Arts/Chef Training         preparation of laboratory reports. Lab and recitation
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   required. Prerequisite: CHEM 1411 within the last
area of specialization offered through an                five years with a grade of "C" or better. 4 credit
individualized agreement among the college,              hours. (A)
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      Note: This course is also offered through the Center
college and the employer, the student combines           for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        Department for further information.
Experience Office. 5 credit hours. (W)
                                                         CHEM 2389 Academic Co-op Chemistry
CHEM 1405            Introduction to Chemistry I         Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
For non-science majors. Survey of chemistry              work experience in chemistry. In conjunction with
including scientific calculations, chemical              class seminars, the student will set specific goals
equations, theory of atoms and bonding, states of        and objectives in the study of chemistry. Contact
matter, nuclear chemistry, elementary                    the Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit
thermodynamics, and acid-base chemistry. Lab and         hours. (A)
recitation required. Assessment: Placement in
ENGL 1301; MATH 0310; College-Level Reading.             CHEM 2401 Analytical Chemistry
4 credit hours. (A)                                      Lab intensive course focusing on the principles and
                                                         problems associated with quantitative chemical
CHEM 1411            General Chemistry I                 analysis. Explores the techniques and precautions
Lecture: Fundamental principles of chemistry for         required to quantitatively measure a variety of
majors in the sciences, health sciences, and             chemical species utilizing volumetric, gravimetric
engineering; topics include measurements,                and spectroscopic methods. Introduces
fundamental properties of matter, states of matter,      experimental design and the statistical aspects of
chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry,              data treatment. Lab required. Prerequisite:
periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure,   CHEM 1412 within the last 5 years with a grade of
chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions,        "C" or better. 4 credit hours. (A)
properties of gases, and an introduction to
thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry. Lab:           CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I
Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical      Lecture: Fundamental principles of organic
principles presented in the lecture section;             chemistry will be studied, including the structure,
introduction of the scientific method, experimental      bonding, properties, reactivity of organic molecules;
design, data collection and analysis, and preparation    and properties and behavior of organic compounds
of laboratory reports. High school chemistry is          and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic
strongly recommended. Lab and recitation required.       synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-             covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature,
Level Reading. Prerequisite: MATH 1314                   stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction
equivalent or higher level within the last 5 years       mechanisms, functional groups, and sythesis of
with a grade of "C" or better. 4 credit hours. (A)       simple molecules. This course is intended for
Note: This course is also offered through the Center     students in science or pre-professional programs.
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural            Lab: Laboratory activities will reinforce
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences          fundamental principles of organic chemistry,
Department for further information.                      including the structure, bonding, properties, and
                                                         reactivity of organic molecules; and properties and
CHEM 1412            General Chemistry II                behavior of organic compounds and their
Lecture: Chemical equilibrium; phase diagrams and        derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic
spectrometry; acid-base concepts; thermodynamics;        synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of
kinetics; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; an        covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature,
introduction to organic chemistry and descriptive        stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction
inorganic chemistry. Lab: Basic laboratory               mechanisms, functional groups and synthesis of
experiments supporting theoretical principles            simple molecules. Methods for the purification and
presented in the lecture section; introduction of the    identification of organic compounds will be
examined. Lab and recitation required. Prerequisite:
CHEM 1412 within the last five years with a grade        CHIN        2311 Intermediate Chinese I
of "C" or better. 4 credit hours. (A)                    Review and application of skills in listening
Note: This course is also offered through the Center     comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural            Emphasizes conversation, vocabulary acquisition,
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences          reading, composition, and culture. Prerequisite:
Department for further information.                      CHIN 1412 or consent of Instructor or Department
                                                         Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
CHEM 2425             Organic Chemistry II
Lecture: Advanced principles of organic chemistry        CHIN        2312 Intermediate Chinese II
will be studied, including the structure, properties,    Continuation of CHIN 2311, emphasizing
and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic         conversation and reading skills. Prerequisite:
molecules; and properties and behavior of organic        CHIN 2311 or consent of Instructor or Department
compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is             Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms.
Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding,
                                                         CNBT       2317 Green Building
nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and
                                                         Methods and materials used for building that
reactivity, reaction, mechanisms, functional groups,
                                                         conserve energy, water, and human resources. Lab
and synthesis of simple molecules. This course is        required. Prerequisites: DFTG 1309, INDS 1371,
intended for students in science or pre-professional     and INDS 1373. 3 credit hours. (W)
programs. Lab: Laboratory activities reinforce
advanced principles of organic chemistry, including
the structure, properties, and reactivity of aliphatic   COMM       1307      Introduction to Mass
and aromatic organic molecules; and properties and                            Communication
behavior of organic compounds and their                  A study of mass media in the United States with
derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic               emphasis on newspapers, magazines, radio, film,
synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of              publishing, the internet and television; history of
covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature,                mass media and the business models that support
stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction      them; and the role and responsibility of mass media
mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of          in modern society. Assessment: Placement in
simple molecules. Lab and recitation required.           ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
Prerequisite: CHEM 2423 within the last 5 years          hours. (A)
with a grade of "C" or better. 4 credit hours. (A)
Note: This course is also offered through the Center     COMM       1335      Survey of Radio and
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural                                 Television
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences          A historical and critical comparison of the first two
Department for further information.                      broadcast media, this course includes discussion of
                                                         important historical issues that resonate with
CHIN         1411     Beginning Chinese I                contemporary media concerns - including
Introduction to the basic skills of speaking, reading,   intellectual property and patent rights, censorship
writing, and listening with attention to selected        and freedom of speech, broadcast ethics, public
aspects of Chinese culture; designed for students        responsibility and emotional contagion. The course
with little or no previous language training.            also discusses the development and necessary
Instruction is enhanced by the use of tapes, slides,     metamorphosis of each medium in response to
and video cassettes. Lab required. 4 credit hours.       contemporary events, social change, and the
(A)                                                      encroachment of new technology, new media and
                                                         alternative delivery methods. Additionally, COMM
                                                         1335 covers critical perspectives in radio and
CHIN       1412    Beginning Chinese II                  television, production values and aesthetics, and the
Continuation of CHIN 1411. Lab required.
                                                         impact of change in the broadcast marketplace.
Prerequisite: CHIN 1411 or consent of Instructor or
                                                         Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)                    Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                          theatre, comedy and dramatic teleplay, and
COMM 2300             Media Literacy                      screenplay. Course provides both writing and
Criticism and analysis of the function, role, and         production experiences. Assessment: Placement in
responsibility of the mass media in modern society        ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
from the consumer perspective. Includes the ethical       hours. (A)
problems and issues facing each media format, with
the effect of political, economic, and cultural factors   COMM 2366 Introduction to Film/Video
on the operation of the media. Assessment:                Emphasis on the analysis of the visual and aural
Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.            aspects of selected motion pictures, dramatic aspects
3 credit hours. (A)                                       of narrative films, and historical growth and
                                                          sociological effect of film as an art. The course will
COMM       2301    Intro to Technology and                include a basic introduction to narrative and
                   Human Communication                    experimental forms of video production. Students
A survey of emerging interactive communication            will study the theoretical approaches and
technologies and how they influence human                 contemporary artistic movements and trends as well
communication, including interpersonal, group             as develop a personal aesthetic through theory and
decision-making, and public and private                   practice. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or
communication contexts. Assessment: Placement in          PHTC 1311 or consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit                (A)
hours. (A)
                                                          COMM       2389      Academic Co-op
COMM       2330       Introduction to Public                                   Communication
                      Relations                           For students with interest or major in mass
Exploration of the history and development of             communications, radio, TV, or film. Integrates on-
public relations and current trends in the profession.    campus study with practical hands-on work
Presentation of theories behind and processes of          experience in communication. In conjunction with
public relations including planning, implementation       class seminars, the student will set specific goals
and evaluation. Overview of how the process is            and objectives in the study of communication.
carried out in different public relations                 Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office.
specializations. The student is recommended to            Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
complete either COMM 1307 or SPCH 1311 prior              Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
to registering for this course, but not required.
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-              COSC       1301 Computers and Technology
Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)                        Overview of computer systems-hardware, operating
                                                          systems, and microcomputer application software,
COMM 2331            Radio and TV Announcing              including the Internet, word processing,
Principles of, and practice in, radio and TV              spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and databases.
announcing, including the study of voice (diction,        Current issues such as the effect of computers on
pronunciation, and delivery) as it relates to mediated    society, and the history and use of computers in
contexts and experience in news announcing,               business, educational, and other modern settings are
interviewing, and acting in commercials.                  also studied. This course is not intended to count
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-              toward a student's major field of study in business or
Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)                        computer science. Assessment: Placement in
                                                          College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
COMM 2332          Radio/Television News
The preparation and analysis of news styles for the       COSC       1315     Fundamentals of
electronic media. Assessment: Placement in                                    Programming
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit                Course provides an introduction to computer
hours. (A)                                                programming concepts using a graphical
                                                          programming system. Students will focus on
                                                          programming concepts such as structured design,
COMM       2339     Writing for Radio, TV, and
                                                          object oriented design, development, testing,
                    Film
                                                          implementation and documentation. Course also
Designed to train the student in all typical forms of
                                                          includes introduction to language syntax, data types,
broadcast and film writing, including news,
commercial copy, critique and commentary, radio
algorithms, input/output and arrays. Course is          and macros. This class is taught with Intel assembly
recommended for students without prior                  language. Prerequisite: COSC 1436 or consent of
programming experience. Lab required. 3 credit          Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
hours. (A)
                                                        COSC       2336      Programming Fundamentals
COSC       1337      Programming Fundamentals                                 III - C++
                     II – Java                          Further applications of programming techniques,
Review of control structures and data types with        introducing the fundamental concepts of data
emphasis on structured data types. Applies the          structures and algorithms. Topics include recursion,
object-oriented programming paradigm, focusing on       fundamental data structures (including stacks,
the definition and use of classes along with the        queues, linked lists, hash tables, trees, and graphs),
fundamentals of object-oriented design. Includes        and algorithmic analysis. Prerequisite: COSC 1437
basic analysis of algorithms, searching and sorting     or consent of Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
techniques, and an introduction to software             Note: Students may take either COSC 2336 or
engineering. Prerequisite: COSC 1315 or                 COSC 2436 but not both.
COSC 1436 or consent of Department Chair.
3 credit hours. (A)                                     COSC       2436      Programming Fundamentals
Note: Students may take either COSC 1337 or                                   III – Java
COSC 1437 but not both.                                 Further applications of programming techniques,
                                                        introducing the fundamental concepts of data
COSC       1436      Programming Fundamentals I         structures and algorithms. Topics include recursion,
                     - C++                              fundamental data structures (including stacks,
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of      queues, linked lists, hash tables, trees, and graphs),
structured programming and provides a                   and algorithmic analysis. Prerequisite: COSC 1337
comprehensive introduction to programming for           or consent of Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)
computer science and technology majors. Topics          Note: Students may take either COSC 2336 or
include software development methodology, data          COSC 2436 but not both.
types, control structures, functions, arrays, and the
mechanics of running, testing, and debugging. This      COSU        0300 College Success
course assumes computer literacy. (This course is       Explores various methods and techniques of
included in the Field of Study Curriculum for           improving study skills and habits, including time
Computer Science). Assessment: Placement in             management, notetaking, reading, communication,
MATH 1314. 4 credit hours. (A)                          test preparation, test taking, problem solving and
                                                        learning styles. 3 credit hours. (D)
COSC       1437      Programming Fundamentals           Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
                     II - C++                           an associate degree. Developmental courses may
Review of control structures and data types with        be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
emphasis on structured data types. Applies the          credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
object-oriented programming paradigm, focusing on       course only once after receiving a grade, including
the definition and use of classes along with the        "W". If you drop this course before census date, it
fundamentals of object-oriented design. Includes        will not count against you.
basic analysis of algorithms, searching and sorting
techniques, and an introduction to software             COSU       0301       Test-Taking and Study Skills
engineering. Prerequisite: COSC 1436 or consent of                            for Non-Native English
Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)                                         Speakers
Note: Students may take either COSC 1337 or             This class will prepare non-native English speaking
COSC 1437 but not both.                                 students for success by providing instruction and
                                                        practice in test-taking techniques as well as
COSC       2325      Computer Organization and          exposing them to the expectations and realities of
                     Machine Language                   college academic coursework. Topics that will be
Study of the architecture of the computer through       covered include information processing, memory,
the use of assembly language programming.               strategic learning, self-regulation, goal setting,
Includes study of registers, instruction sets,          motivation, educational planning, and learning
addressing techniques, machine execution traces,        styles. Techniques of study such as organization,
table searching/sorting, file I/O, program linking,     time-management, listening / speaking / reading /
writing in a lecture or classroom setting, note-        including law enforcement and court procedures. 3
taking, research skills, and test preparation will be   credit hours. (A)
covered. This course will be particularly beneficial
to students who are required to complete the TOEFL      CRIJ        1306 Court Systems and Practices
or the IELTS prior to admission to college or           Study of the judiciary in the American criminal
university. Prerequisites: ESLC 0310, ESLR 0310         justice system and the adjudication processes and
and ESLW 0310, or consent of ESL Testing                procedures. 3 credit hours. (A)
Coordinator or ESL Department Chair. 3 credit
hours. (D)
                                                        CRIJ        1307 Crime in America
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
                                                        American crime problems in historical perspective,
an associate degree. Developmental courses may
                                                        social and public policy factors affecting crime,
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
                                                        impact and crime trends, social characteristics of
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
                                                        specific crimes, and prevention of crime. 3 credit
course only once after receiving a grade, including     hours. (A)
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it
will not count against you.
                                                        CRIJ       1310      Fundamentals of Criminal
                                                                             Law
CPMT       1405   IT Essentials I: PC Hardware          Study of criminal law, its philosophical and
                   and Software                         historical development, major definitions and
Provides comprehensive overview of computer             concepts, classifications and elements of crime,
hardware and software and an introduction to
                                                        penalties using Texas statutes as illustrations, and
advanced concepts. Lab required. 4 credit hours.
                                                        criminal responsibility. 3 credit hours. (A)
(W)
                                                        CRIJ        1313 Juvenile Justice System
CPMT       2302      Digital Home Technology            A study of the juvenile justice process to include
                      Integration                       specialized juvenile law, role of the juvenile law,
A study of integration and maintenance of various
                                                        role of the juvenile courts, role of police agencies,
digital home technology subsystems. Includes
                                                        role of correctional agencies, and theories
digital home automation, digital security and           concerning delinquency. 3 credit hours. (A)
surveillance, digital home networks, digital video
and audio networks, and structured wiring. Lab
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                           CRIJ       2313       Correctional Systems and
                                                                              Practices
                                                        Corrections in the criminal justice system;
CPMT       2371      Advanced Home Technology           organization of correctional systems; correctional
                     Integration                        role; institutional operations; alternatives to
This course is a continuation of Home Technology
                                                        institutionalization; treatment and rehabilitation;
Integration. Introduce new technologies that can be
                                                        current and future issues. 3 credit hours. (A)
integrated into home subsystems of the future.
Discuss details of these new technologies including
but not limited to Radio Frequency Identification,      CRIJ        2314 Criminal Investigation
Global Positioning System, and Cellular Interface.      Investigative theory; collection and preservation of
Considers integration and maintenance of various        evidence; sources of information; interview and
home technology subsystems. Includes home               interrogation; uses of forensic sciences; case and
automation, security and surveillance, home             trial preparation. 3 credit hours. (A)
networks, video and audio networks, and structured
wiring. Lab required. Prerequisite: CPMT 2302 or        CRIJ       2323       Legal Aspects of Law
consent of Instructor or Program Director. 3 credit                           Enforcement
hours. (W)                                              Police authority; responsibilities; constitutional
                                                        constraints; laws of arrest, search, and seizure; and
CRIJ       1301      Introduction to Criminal           police liability. 3 credit hours. (A)
                     Justice
History, philosophy, and ethical considerations of
criminal justice; the nature and impact of crime; and
an overview of the criminal justice system,
                                                        DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
CRIJ        2328     Police Systems and Practices       DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
The police profession; organization of law              DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
enforcement systems; the police role; police            of no more than 18 credit hours.
discretion; ethics; police-community interaction;
current and future issues. 3 credit hours. (A)          DANC        1141 Ballet Technique I
                                                        Beginning ballet; development of elementary ballet
DANC       1101      Dance Improvisation                technique and knowledge of terminology using
Exploration of movement and visual design leading       barre, center work, and beginning movement
to choreographic studies. Focus on developing           combinations; emphasis on alignment. Students
creative potential, personal movement style and         will be evaluated the first two weeks of the semester
expressiveness. Emphasis on experiencing new            to insure proper level placement. Students may be
kinds of movement, making connections among             asked to move to a more appropriate technique level
varied movement ideas, seeking new relationships        during the evaluation period. 1 credit hour. (A)
and learning to visualize ideas in dance. 1 credit      Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
hour. (A)                                               DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
                                                        DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
                                                        DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
DANC       1110     Tap Technique I
Performance of basic rhythms and techniques             DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
fundamental to beginning tap dance. Focus on body       DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
                                                        DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
placement, terminology, and tap combinations.
                                                        DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
Students will be evaluated the first two weeks of the
                                                        of no more than 18 credit hours.
semester to insure proper level placement. Students
may be asked to move to a more appropriate
technique level during the evaluation period.           DANC        1142 Ballet Technique II
1 credit hour. (A)                                      Intermediate ballet; further study of ballet technique
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,           with focus on more complex movement
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                        combinations of petit allegro and grand allegro,
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                        tours and adagio work. Attention to performance
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                        qualities. Students will be evaluated the first two
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                        weeks of the semester to insure proper level
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                        placement. Students may be asked to move to a
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,                        more appropriate technique level during the
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total           evaluation period. Prerequisite: DANC 1141 or
of no more than 18 credit hours                         consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
                                                        Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
                                                        DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
DANC       1111     Tap Technique II
                                                        DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
Further study of tap technique with focus on
                                                        DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
increased vocabulary and more complex rhythms
                                                        DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
and combinations. Emphasis on skill development,
rhythmic accuracy, analysis and composition.            DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
Students will be evaluated the first two weeks of the   DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
                                                        DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
semester to insure proper level placement. Students
                                                        of no more than 18 credit hours.
may be asked to move to a more appropriate
technique level during the evaluation period.
Prerequisite: DANC 1110 or consent of Instructor.       DANC        1145 Modern Dance Technique I
1 credit hour. (A)                                      Beginning modern dance; introduction to the art and
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,           discipline of modern dance through floor and center
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                        work, basic rhythm, and movement combinations.
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                        Attention to the analysis of time, space and energy
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                        as they apply to dance. Students will be evaluated
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                        the first two weeks of the semester to insure proper
level placement. Students may be asked to move to      DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
a more appropriate technique level during the          DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
evaluation period. 1 credit hour. (A)                  DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,          of no more than 18 credit hours.
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                       DANC       1148 Jazz Dance Technique II
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                       Intermediate jazz dance; further development of jazz
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                       dance style. Focus on movement dynamics,
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                       musicality and modes of expression. Attention to
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,                       more complex movement combinations and
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total          composition development. Students will be
of no more than 18 credit hours.                       evaluated the first two weeks of the semester to
                                                       insure proper level placement. Students may be
DANC        1146    Modern Dance Technique II          asked to move to a more appropriate technique level
Intermediate modern dance; further study in the art    during the evaluation period. Prerequisite: DANC
and discipline of modern dance. Includes technical     1147 or consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
development of the body for greater range of           Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
movement. Attention to focus, spatial clarity,         DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
energy dynamics, musicality, and performing            DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
qualities. Students will be evaluated the first two    DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
weeks of the semester to insure proper level           DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
placement. Students may be asked to move to a          DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
more appropriate technique level during the            DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
evaluation period. Prerequisite: DANC 1145 or          DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)              of no more than 18 credit hours.
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                       DANC         1151 Dance Performance I
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                       Study of dance performance through the application
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                       of artistic process skills. In-depth experience in
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                       rehearsal and concert production process. Gain
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                       experience in working with a choreographer and
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,                       performing in a variety of concert settings.
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total          Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)
of no more than 18 credit hours.                       Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
                                                       DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
DANC       1147      Jazz Dance Technique I            DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
Beginning jazz dance; practice in basic jazz           DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
movements including isolations, elementary jumps,      DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
and turns. Focus on the variety of jazz styles          DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
including: Funk, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, and Hip      DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
Hop/Street Jazz. Includes participation in              DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
choreographed combinations and development of          of no more than 18 credit hours.
performing qualities. Students will be evaluated the
first two weeks of the semester to insure proper       DANC       1152 Dance Performance II
level placement. Students may be asked to move to      Continuation of DANC 1151. Prerequisite:
a more appropriate technique level during the          Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)
evaluation period. 1 credit hour. (A)                  Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,          DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                       DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                       DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                       DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                       DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
                                                       DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
                                                       DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
                                                       of no more than 18 credit hours.
DANC        1201      Dance Composition                  DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
An exploration of choreographic tools with               DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
emphasis on design, dynamics, movement forms             DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
and stage space. Includes idea forming and shaping,      of no more than 18 credit hours.
structure, abstraction, phrasing and style. Emphasis
on creative problem-solving skills, experiencing the     DANC         1223 Hip Hop II
artistic process skills as a choreographer and critic,   Hip Hop II is a continuation of hip hop I. Further
utilizing choreographic devices, and transforming        exploration of movement material as it relates to the
ideas into movement. Lab required. Prerequisite:         historical, socio-economic and musical/aesthetic
DANC 1101. 2 credit hours. (A)                           contexts from which hip hop dance emerged. Lab
Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity            required. Prerequisite: DANC 1222. 2 credit hours.
core requirement.                                        (A)
                                                         Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
DANC       1212     Dance Practicum I                    DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
Practicum in dance with emphasis on choreography.        DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
Application of compositional skills and idea             DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
forming and shaping. Focus on choreographic              DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
designs and the rehearsal process. Lab required.         DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 2 credit hours.     DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
(A)                                                      DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
Note: Students may take DANC 1212, DANC 1213,            of no more than 18 credit hours.
DANC 2210, DANC 2211, DANC 2212, and
DANC 2213 for a combined total of no more than 8         DANC        2141 Ballet Technique III
credit hours.                                            Intermediate/advanced ballet; a continuation of
Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity            DANC 1142 with greater emphasis on expressive
core requirement.                                        performance of classical ballet. Development of
                                                         greater physical strength, stamina, and flexibility.
DANC        1213     Dance Practicum II                  Emphasis on experiencing and understanding the
Continuation of DANC 1212. Practicum in dance            classical principles of ballet technique which
with emphasis on choreography. Lab required.             include form, symmetry, balance, order, line,
Prerequisites: DANC 1212 and consent of                  discipline, and control. Students will be evaluated
Instructor. 2 credit hours. (A)                          the first two weeks of the semester to insure proper
Note: Students may take DANC 1212, DANC 1213,            level placement. Students may be asked to move to
DANC 2210, DANC 2211, DANC 2212, and                     a more appropriate technique level during the
DANC 2213 for a combined total of no more than           evaluation period. Prerequisite: DANC 1142.
8 credit hours.                                          1 credit hour. (A)
Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity            Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
core requirement.                                        DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
                                                         DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
DANC        1222     Hip Hop I                           DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
Hip Hop I is a course designed to experience the         DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
aesthetics of hip hop culture and to develop an          DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
understanding of dance/movement as a                     DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
communicative and multicultural art form within the      DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
subculture of hip hop communities. The primary           of no more than 18 credit hours.
focus of this course is to engage in hip hop not only
as a mode of entertainment, but as a medium of           DANC        2142 Ballet Technique IV
communication which represents and impacts the           Advanced ballet; a continuation of DANC 2141,
life experiences of youth in America and globally.       introducing more complex elements of petit allegro,
Lab required. 2 credit hours. (A)                        grand allegro, classical and contemporary ballet
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,            technique. Continued focus on developing and
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                         maintaining proper body alignment, rhythmic
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                         ability, and performance of ballet variations.
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                         Students will be evaluated the first two weeks of the
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                         semester to insure proper level placement. Students
may be asked to move to a more appropriate              DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
technique level during the evaluation period.           DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
Prerequisite: DANC 2141 or consent of Instructor.       DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
1 credit hour. (A)                                      DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,           DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                        of no more than 18 credit hours.
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                        DANC        2147 Jazz Dance Technique III
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                        Intermediate/advanced jazz dance; further practice
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                        in jazz movements through advanced level jumps,
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,                        turns, leaps, kicks, as well as the combination of
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total           these elements. Participation in choreographed
of no more than 18 credit hours.                        routines utilizing complex rhythmic structures and
                                                        movements in a variety of jazz styles. Students will
DANC       2145      Modern Dance Technique III         be evaluated the first two weeks of the semester to
Intermediate/advanced modern dance, continued           insure proper level placement. Students may be
development of movement vocabulary with                 asked to move to a more appropriate technique level
emphasis on processing increasingly complex             during the evaluation period. Prerequisite: DANC
material. Attention to focus, spatial clarity, energy   1148 or consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
dynamics, musicality and performing qualities.          Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
Continued focus on developing and maintaining           DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
proper body alignment, rhythmic ability, and            DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
performance of modern combinations. Students will       DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
be evaluated the first two weeks of the semester to     DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
insure proper level placement. Students may be          DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
asked to move to a more appropriate technique level     DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
during the evaluation period. Prerequisite: DANC        DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
1146 or consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)       of no more than 18 credit hours.
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                        DANC       2148 Jazz Dance Technique IV
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                        Advanced jazz dance, continuation of DANC 2147
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                        with emphasis on complex rhythmic structures and
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                        advanced jazz technique. Includes practice in jazz
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                        choreography. Students will be evaluated the first
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,                        two weeks of the semester to insure proper level
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total           placement. Students may be asked to move to a
of no more than 18 credit hours.                        more appropriate technique level during the
                                                        evaluation period. Prerequisite: DANC 2147 or
DANC        2146      Modern Dance Technique IV         consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
Advanced modern dance; continuation of DANC             Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
2145, introducing more complex elements of              DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
classical and contemporary modern dance.                DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
Attention to improvisation, partnering and              DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
performing qualities. Continued focus on the            DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
integrated development of technique, perception,        DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
artistic expression, and aesthetic involvement.         DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
Students will be evaluated the first two weeks of the   DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
semester to insure proper level placement. Students     of no more than 18 credit hours.
may be asked to move to a more appropriate
technique level during the evaluation period.
Prerequisite: DANC 2145 or consent of Instructor.
1 credit hour. (A)
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
                                                     and material each semester. Lab required.
DANC       2151     Dance Performance III            Prerequisites: DANC 2210 or consent of Dance
Continuation of DANC 1152. Prerequisite:             Chair, and Dance Audition required. 2 credit hours.
Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)                         (A)
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,        Note: Students may take DANC 1212, DANC 1213,
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                     DANC 2210, DANC 2211, DANC 2212, and
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                     DANC 2213 for a combined total of no more than
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                     8 credit hours.
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                     Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                     core requirement.
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total        DANC       2212 Dance Practicum III
of no more than 18 credit hours.                     Practicum in dance with emphasis on choreography
                                                     and the role of the choreographer in the dance
DANC       2152     Dance Performance IV             making process. Focus on choreographic designs.
Continuation of DANC 2151. Prerequisite:             Lab required. Prerequisites: DANC 1213 and
Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)                         consent of Instructor. 2 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,        Note: Students may take DANC 1212, DANC 1213,
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                     DANC 2210, DANC 2211, DANC 2212, and
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                     DANC 2213 for a combined total of no more than
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                     8 credit hours.
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                     Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                     core requirement.
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total        DANC        2213 Dance Practicum IV
of no more than 18 credit hours.                     Continuation of DANC 2212. Lab required.
                                                     Prerequisites: DANC 2212 and consent of
DANC      2210      Projects in Dance                Instructor. 2 credit hours. (A)
                    Performance and Repertory I      Note: Students may take DANC 1212, DANC 1213,
A study with different guest artists per semester    DANC 2210, DANC 2211, DANC 2212, and
focusing on choreography and repertory material.     DANC 2213 for a combined total of no more than
The course will explore individual creative          8 credit hours.
processes with emphasis on movement style,           Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
dynamics, composition, rehearsal processes and       core requirement.
performance. Includes experiencing a variety of
movement styles and material each semester. Lab      DANC        2301 Topics in Dance Technique
required. Prerequisites: Consent of Dance Chair,     A rotating topics course with instruction,
and Dance Audition required. 2 credit hours. (A)     participation and performance in various dance
Note: Students may take DANC 1212, DANC 1213,        styles. The course will explore specific technique,
DANC 2210, DANC 2211, DANC 2212, and                 vocabulary, creative processes, dynamics, and
DANC 2213 for a combined total of no more than       musicality of determined dance genre and style.
8 credit hours. Note: Does not satisfy the           Includes experiencing a variety of movement styles
PHED/DANC activity core requirement.                 and material each semester. Lab required.
                                                     Prerequisite: Audition or consent of Instructor.
DANC      2211        Projects in Dance              3 credit hours. (A)
                      Performance and Repertory II   Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
A continuation of DANC 2210. A study with            DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,
different guest artists per semester focusing on     DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,
choreography and repertory material. The course      DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,
will explore individual creative processes with      DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,
emphasis on movement style, dynamics,                DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,
composition, rehearsal processes and performance.    DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,
Includes experiencing a variety of movement styles   DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total
                                                     of no more than 18 credit hours.
DANC        2303     Dance Appreciation                  geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes;
A course in the understanding of dance as an art         placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text
form. Emphasis placed on the aesthetics of dance as      and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems;
a performing art. Students will discuss primitive,       and plot/print to scale. Lab required. 3 credit hours.
classical and contemporary dance and its                 (W)
interrelationship with cultural developments and
other art forms. Assessment: Placement in                DFTG       1317      Architectural Drafting-
READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)                                                Residential
Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity            Architectural drafting procedures, practices, terms,
core requirement.                                        and symbols. Preparation of detailed working
                                                         drawings for residential structures. Emphasis on
DANC         2325     Pilates/Anatomy for Dancers        light frame construction methods. Lab required.
The purpose of this course is to increase strength,      3 credit hours. (W)
flexibility, range of motion, coordination and ease of
movement through the Pilates method. The course          DFTG        1333 Mechanical Drafting
will emphasize the application of anatomical and         Study of mechanical drawings using dimensioning
kinesiological principles through a conditioning         and tolerances, sectioning techniques, orthographic
program for the enhancement of the student's dance       projection, and pictorial drawings. Lab required.
or other athletic performance. Classes will              Prerequisite: DFTG 1309. 3 credit hours. (W)
introduce beginning through intermediate level
exercises in the Pilates mat-work. The course
                                                         DFTG       1345     Parametric Modeling and
emphasizes the use of proper alignment and
                                                                             Design
technique to understand the efficiency of motion,
                                                         Parametric-based design software for 3D design and
not only as a means of technique but also a means of
                                                         drafting. Lab required. Prerequisite: DFTG 1371.
all motion for daily life activities. Lab required.      3 credit hours. (W)
3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Students may take DANC 1110, DANC 1111,
DANC 1141, DANC 1142, DANC 1145,                         DFTG       1371      Mechanical Drafting-
DANC 1146, DANC 1147, DANC 1148,                                              Fundamentals of Sheetmetal
DANC 1151, DANC 1152, DANC 1222,                                              Design
DANC 1223, DANC 2141, DANC 2142,                         The Fundamentals of Sheetmetal Design course
DANC 2145, DANC 2146, DANC 2147,                         teaches the skills required in designing sheetmetal
DANC 2148, DANC 2151, DANC 2152,                         parts and assemblies, trouble shooting and creating
DANC 2301, and DANC 2325 for a combined total            production drawings. All functions needed to create
of no more than 18 credit hours.                         sheetmetal parts, drawings and assemblies are taught
                                                         in this course. The lesson modules are structured to
                                                         maximize hands-on interaction with the Pro/
DANC        2389     Academic Co-op Dance                Sheetmetal module in Pro/Engineer. Lab required.
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
                                                         Prerequisite: DFTG 1333. 3 credit hours. (W)
work experience in dance. In conjunction with class
seminars, the student will set specific goals and
objectives in the study of dance. Contact the            DFTG       1380      Cooperative Education-
Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit                                  Drafting and Design
hours. (A)                                                                    Technology/Technician,
                                                                              General
                                                         Career-related activities encountered in the student's
DFTG       1305      Technical Drafting                  area of specialization offered through an
Introduction to the principles of drafting to include    individualized agreement among the college,
terminology and fundamentals, including size and
                                                         employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
shape descriptions, projection methods, geometric
                                                         college and the employer, the student combines
construction, sections, auxiliary views. Lab
                                                         classroom learning with work experience. Includes
required. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
                                                         Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
DFTG       1309     Basic Computer-Aided
                    Drafting
An introduction to computer-aided drafting.
Emphasis is placed on setup; creating and modifying
                                                      for both parts and assemblies will be addressed, with
DFTG       2300      Intermediate Architectural       emphasis on view management and design details.
                     Drafting –Residential            Lab required. Prerequisite: DFTG 1345 or consent
Continued application of principles and practices     of Instructor or Program Director. 3 hours. (W)
used in residential construction. Lab required.
Prerequisite: DFTG 1317. 3 credit hours. (W)          DFTG       2336     Computer-Aided Drafting
                                                                          Programming
DFTG       2312      Technical Illustration and       Use of programming language to enhance CAD
                     Presentation                     software. Lab required. Prerequisite: DFTG 2319.
Pictorial drawing including isometrics, obliques,     3 credit hours. (W)
perspectives, charts, and graphs. Emphasis on
rendering and using different media. Lab required.    DFTG       2350      Geometric Dimensioning and
Prerequisite: DFTG 2319. 3 credit hours. (W)                               Tolerancing
                                                      Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, according
DFTG       2319     Intermediate Computer-Aided       to standards, application of various geometric
                     Drafting                         dimensions and tolerances to production drawings.
A continuation of practices and techniques used in    Lab required. Prerequisite: DFTG 1309. 3 credit
basic computer-aided drafting including the           hours. (W)
development and use of prototype drawings,
construction of pictorial drawings, extracting data   DFTG       2381      Cooperative Education-
and basics of 3D. Lab required. Prerequisite:                              Drafting and Design
DFTG 1309. 3 credit hours. (W)                                             Technology/Technician,
                                                                           General
DFTG        2321     Topographical Drafting           Career-related activities encountered in the student's
Plotting of surveyors field notes. Includes drawing   area of specialization offered through an
elevations, contour lines, plan and profiles, and     individualized agreement among the college,
laying out traverses. Lab required. Prerequisite:     employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
DFTG 1309. 3 credit hours. (W)                        college and the employer, the student combines
                                                      classroom learning with work experience. Includes
                                                      a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
DFTG       2328      Architectural Drafting-
                                                      Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
                     Commercial
Architectural drafting procedures, practices,
governing codes, terms and symbols including the      DHYG       1207 General and Dental Nutrition
preparation of detailed working drawings for a        General nutrition and nutritional biochemistry
commercial building, with emphasis on commercial      emphasizing the effect nutrition has on oral health.
construction methods. Lab required. Prerequisite:     Prerequisite: DHYG 1331. Major Requirement:
DFTG 1309. Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment:        AAS - Dental Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)
DFTG 2319. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                      DHYG        1215 Community Dentistry
DFTG       2332    Advanced Computer-Aided            The principles and concepts of community public
                    Drafting                          health and dental health education emphasizing
Application of advanced CAD techniques. Lab           community assessment, educational planning,
required. Prerequisite: DFTG 2319. 3 credit hours.    implementation, and evaluation, including methods
(W)                                                   and materials used in teaching dental health
                                                      education in various community settings. Includes
                                                      rotation schedule into the community (4 hours
DFTG       2335      Advanced Technologies in
                                                      weekly). Prerequisites: DHYG 1227, DHYG 1261,
                     Mechanical Design and
                                                      and ENGL 1301. Major Requirement: AAS -
                     Drafting
Use parametric-based software (Pro/Engineer) for      Dental Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)
mechanical assembly design and drafting for
advanced modeling and analysis. In this course the    DHYG       1227     Preventive Dental Hygiene
student will learn how to create and fully detail a                       Care
multi-view drawing and create reports to contain      The role of the dental hygienist as a therapeutic oral
additional design documentation details. Drawings     health care provider with emphasis on concepts of
                                                      disease management, health promotion,
communication and behavior modification.                DHYG        1331 Preclinical Dental Hygiene
Prerequisites: BIOL 2420, DHYG 1301, and                Foundational knowledge for performing clinical
DHYG 1331. Major Requirement: AAS - Dental              skills on patients with emphasis on procedures and
Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)                            rationale for performing dental hygiene care.
                                                        Introduction to ethical principles as they apply to
DHYG       1235       Pharmacology for the Dental       dental hygiene care. Lab required. Prerequisites:
                      Hygienist                         BIOL 2401, and BIOL 2402, and CHEM 1405.
Classification of drugs and their uses, actions,        Major Requirement: AAS-Dental Hygiene. 3 credit
interactions, side effects, contraindications with      hours. (W)
emphasis on dental applications. Prerequisite:
DHYG 1331. Major Requirement: AAS - Dental              DHYG        1339 General and Oral Pathology
Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)                            Disturbances in human body development, diseases
                                                        of the body, and disease prevention measures with
DHYG       1261      Clinical I-Dental Hygienist        emphasis on the oral cavity and associated
A health-related work-based learning experience         structures. Prerequisites: DHYG 1227 and
that enables the student to apply specialized           DHYG 1261. Major Requirement: AAS-Dental
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct       Hygiene. 3 credit hours. (W)
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Prerequisites: BIOL 2420, DHYG 1301, and                DHYG        2153 Dental Hygiene Practice
DHYG 1331. Major Requirement: AAS-Dental                Emphasis on the laws governing the practice of
Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)                            dentistry and dental hygiene, moral standards, and
                                                        the ethical standards established by the dental
DHYG       1301     Orofacial Anatomy, Histology        hygiene profession. Practice settings for the dental
                    and Embryology                      hygienist, office operations, and preparation for
The histology and embryology of oral tissues, gross     employment. Prerequisites: DHYG 1227 and
anatomy of the head and neck, tooth morphology,         DHYG 1261. Major Requirement: AAS-Dental
and individual tooth identification. Lab required.      Hygiene. 1 credit hour. (W)
Prerequisites: BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402, and
CHEM 1405. Major Requirement: AAS - Dental              DHYG       2201     Contemporary Dental Hygiene
Hygiene. 3 credit hours. (W)                                                Care I
                                                        Dental hygiene care for the medically or dentally
DHYG       1304     Dental Radiology                    compromised patient including supplemental
Fundamentals of oral radiography including              instrumentation techniques. Prerequisites:
techniques, interpretation, quality assurance, and      DHYG 1227 and DHYG 1261. Corequisites:
ethics. Lab required. Corequisite: DHYG 1301, or        DHYG 2153 (or DHYG 1123) and DHYG 2361, or
consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:         consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:
AAS - Dental Hygiene. 3 credit hours. (W)               AAS - Dental Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)

DHYG         1311    Periodontology                     DHYG       2231     Contemporary Dental Hygiene
Normal and diseased periodontium including the                              Care II
structural, functional, and environmental factors.      A continuation of Contemporary Dental Hygiene
Emphasis on etiology, pathology, treatment              Care I. Dental hygiene care for the medically or
modalities, and therapeutic and preventive              dentally compromised patient including advanced
periodontics. Prerequisites: DHYG 1227 and              instrumentation techniques. Prerequisites:
DHYG 1261. Major Requirement: AAS - Dental              DHYG 2201 and DHYG 2361. Major Requirement:
Hygiene. 3 credit hours. (W)                            AAS -Dental Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)

DHYG       1319     Dental Materials                    DHYG       2275     Community Dental Health
Physical and chemical properties of dental materials                        Applications
including the application and manipulation of the       This course provides an opportunity for students to
various materials used in dentistry. Lab required.      apply the main concepts of DHYG 1215 by
Prerequisites: CHEM 1405, and DHYG 1331.                individually developing community educational
Major Requirement: AAS - Dental Hygiene.                programs that demonstrate the promotion of health
3 credit hours. (W)                                     and prevention of disease for a variety of
                                                        populations. Students learn the variances in the
application of health education programs. This
course also instructs the student on the use of a           DRAM       1120     Theatre Practicum –
variety of media sources and the principles of                                  Performance
effective educational presentations. Lab required.          Practicum in theatre with emphasis on performance
Prerequisites: DHYG 1215, DHYG 1227, and                    techniques and procedures, including a major
DHYG 1261. Major Requirement: AAS-Dental                    performance role in a college production. Flexible
Hygiene. 2 credit hours. (W)                                enrollment. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.
                                                            1 credit hour. (A)
DHYG        2361      Clinical II - Dental Hygienist        Note: Students may take DRAM 1120 and DRAM
A health-related work-based learning experience             1121 for a combined total of no more than 6 credits
that enables the student to apply specialized               hours.
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.       DRAM       1121     Theatre Practicum –
A method of instruction providing detailed                                      Technical
education, training and work-based experience and           Practicum in theatre with emphasis on theatre
direct patient/client care, generally at a clinical site.   techniques and procedures, including major
Specific detailed learning objectives are developed         technical responsibilities in the production of a
for each course by the faculty. Onsite clinical             college play. Flexible enrollment. Prerequisite:
instruction, supervision, evaluation, and placement         Consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
are the responsibility of the college faculty. Clinical     Note: Students may take DRAM 1120 and
experiences are unpaid external learning                    DRAM 1121 for a combined total of no more than
experiences. Prerequisites: DHYG 1227 and                   6 credits hours.
DHYG 1261. Corequisites: DHYG 2153 (or
DHYG 1123) and DHYG 2201 or consent of
                                                            DRAM 1161 Musical Theatre Workshop I
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS-                   Study and performance of works in the musical
Dental Hygiene. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                            theatre repertoire. 1 credit hour. (A)

DHYG       2363      Clinical III-Dental Hygienist
                                                            DRAM 1162 Musical Theatre Workshop II
A health-related work-based learning experience             A continuation of Music Theatre Workshop I.
that enables the student to apply specialized               Developing advanced techniques in presenting
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
                                                            works from the Musical Theatre repertoire. 1 credit
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
                                                            hour. (A)
Prerequisites: DHYG 2153 (or DHYG 1123),
DHYG 2201, and DHYG 2361. Corequisite:
DHYG 2231. Major Requirement: AAS-Dental                    DRAM 1310 Introduction to the Theatre
Hygiene. 3 credit hours. (W)                                Various aspects of world theatre are surveyed.
                                                            Emphasis is on types of plays, directing, acting,
                                                            theatre history, and technical production.
DHYG        2375     Strategies of Oral Medicine            Assessment: Placement in READ 0310. 3 credit
Case presentation that emphasizes the integration of
                                                            hours. (A)
dental hygiene sciences, critical thinking and the
application of evidence based research on an
advanced level. Presentations by students include           DRAM 1322 Stage Movement
patient case studies and literature reviews for class       An introductory study of the concepts of preparing
discussion. Patient case studies integrate knowledge        and performing a role on stage with specific
from the areas of research, pharmacology,                   emphasis on the actor's physicality and stage
periodontology, pathology, emergency care, ethics,          movement. This course will examine techniques of
nutrition, dental radiology and clinical courses that       stage movement, to include mask and mime work,
demonstrate the highest quality of care for each            yoga, dance, the Alexander technique, Laban and
patient. Prerequisites: DHYG 1235, DHYG 2201,               LeCoq movement techniques. Lab required. 3 credit
and DHYG 2361. Major Requirement: AAS-Dental                hours. (A)
Hygiene. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                            DRAM 1323 Basic Theatre Practice
                                                            An interactive practicum in theatre. Diverse topics
                                                            of study will be offered on a rotating basis.
                                                            Introduction to Directing has emphasis on directing
technique and procedure, with experience gained          in the theatrical process, to include performers,
through practical study. Introduction to Directing       directors, designers, and technicians. Lab required.
will be offered in the fall and/or spring semester.      3 credit hours. (A)
New York Field Studies, a course which introduces        Note: This academic course has limited
students first-hand to the performance and theory of     transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
the New York professional Theatre, will be offered       at your transfer institution.
during Summer II. Other topics of study will be
offered periodically. This course may not be             DRAM 2170 Demonstration Lab
repeated for credit. Lab required. 3 credit hours.       Scenes, techniques and problems studied in various
(A)                                                      theatre classes are demonstrated to show contrast
                                                         and different styles. Guest lectures, demonstrations
DRAM 1330           Stagecraft I                         and projects in Acting and Directing may also be
The study and application of the visual aesthetics of    presented. Preparation and performance in the
stagecraft; which may include the physical theatre,      demonstration laboratory may be related to specific
scenery construction and painting, properties, and       productions. Required for all Theatre majors. Lab
lighting. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (A)              required. 1 credit hour. (A)
                                                         Note: This academic course has limited
DRAM 1341           Theatrical Makeup                    transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
Study and application of visual aesthetics in            at your transfer institution.
theatrical makeup, including the fundamentals of
stage makeup, character makeup, corrective               DRAM 2331 Stagecraft II
techniques, beards, mustaches, and three-                The advanced study and application of the visual
dimensional makeup. Lab required. 3 credit hours.        aesthetics of design; which may include the physical
(A)                                                      theatre, scenery construction and painting,
                                                         properties, sound and lighting. Lab required.
DRAM 1342            Introduction to Costuming           3 credit hours. (A)
Introduction to constructing costumes for theatrical
productions. Students will gain an appreciation of       DRAM 2336 Voice and Diction
the art of costuming and a sense of fashion history,     Intensive work in the improvement of voice through
and will understand how the costume fits into the        exercises to develop resonance, range, flexibility,
total concept and production of the play. Lab            intensity, and control of voice. 3 credit hours. (A)
required. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                         DRAM 2351 Acting III: Improvisation
DRAM 1351            Acting I                            General introduction to the techniques, practice and
Introduction to the art of acting including body         performance of improvisational drama. Body
control, voice, pantomime, interpretation,               control, voice, pantomime, characterization and
characterization, and stage movement. Lab                stage movement are all included. Lab required.
required. 3 credit hours. (A)                            3 credit hours. (A)

DRAM 1352            Acting II                           DRAM       2352      Acting IV: Acting for Film
Advanced acting, with emphasis on script analysis,                            and Television
complex characterization, ensemble acting and            Intensive examination of skills and techniques
stylized acting in period plays. Lab required.           necessary for successful performances in film and
Prerequisite: DRAM 1351 or consent of Instructor.        television. Lab required. Prerequisite: Consent of
3 credit hours. (A)                                      Instructor. 3 credit hours. (A)

DRAM 1370           Stage Management                     DRAM 2361 History of the Theatre I
Examines the art of stage managing a play                An historical investigation of the world theatre and
production, including rehearsal preparations,            dramatic literature from ancient Greece through
performance responsibilities, and production process     1800. Assessment: Placement in READ 0310.
documentation. Includes intensive examination of         3 credit hours. (A)
the fundamental duty of a successful stage manager;      Note: Students may take DRAM 2361, DRAM 2362
coordinating and facilitating each of the participants   and DRAM 2363 for a combined total of no more
                                                         than 6 credit hours.
DRAM 2362            History of the Theatre II            costume properties and accessories, design
An historical investigation of the world theatre and      preparation methods, personnel and the process of
dramatic literature from 1800 to the present.             developing costumes for theatrical productions. Lab
Assessment: Placement in READ 0310. 3 credit              required. Prerequisite: DRAM 1342 or consent of
hours. (A)                                                Instructor. 3 credit hours. (A)
 Note: Students may take DRAM 2361, DRAM 2362,            Note: This academic course has limited
and DRAM 2363 for a combined total of no more             transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
than 6 credit hours.                                      at your transfer institution.

DRAM 2363            History of Musical Theatre           DRAM       2375       Fundamentals of Stage
A study of the forms and structures of the American                             Lighting
musical theatre from its earliest forms through the       An introductory course that explores the use of light
present day. This uniquely American theatre form is       as an artistic medium in theatrical productions. This
traced from The Black Crook and early operetta            course acquaints the students with the equipment,
through the turn-of-the-century poets of Tin Pan          design elements, and conceptual processes
Alley to the current scene on Broadway.                   employed in lighting design and implementation.
Representative musical scores and books are               Students will gain practical experience in laboratory
reviewed. 3 credit hours. (A)                             and production settings. Lab required. 3 credit
Note: Students may take DRAM 2361, DRAM 2362,             hours. (A)
and DRAM 2363 for a combined total of no more             Note: This academic course has limited
than 6 credit hours.                                      transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
                                                          at your transfer institution.
DRAM 2366            History of Film Making I
Investigates the history of motion pictures and its       DRAM       2376       Stage Combat and Circus
effect on our society as well as its contributions to                           Skills
our culture. Covers the period of 1890-1949.              Development of advanced specialty skills and
Emphasis on the cinema as an art form. Lab                techniques of acting. The student will focus on the
required. 3 credit hours. (A)                             awareness and development of the mechanics of the
                                                          body as a tool for the actor; with emphasis on stage
DRAM 2367            History of Film Making II            fighting, circus skills, stage stunt work and on
Investigates the history of motion pictures and its       complex stage combat techniques and
effect on our society as well as its contributions to     choreography. The course also includes an
our culture. Covers the period of 1950-present.           instructional component, where the student will
Emphasis on the cinema as an art form. Lab                teach and/or direct staged fight scenes. Lab
required. 3 credit hours. (A)                             required. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.
                                                          3 credit hours. (A)
                                                          Note: This academic course has limited
DRAM 2372             Script Analysis
                                                          transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
An investigation of dramatic structure from the
                                                          at your transfer institution.
points of view of the director, actor, playwright and
designer. Emphasis is on theory and criticism of
theatre arts. Through the study of selected plays         DRAM 2377 Acting Shakespeare
from various styles and periods in theatre history,       Students will explore the unique demand of
students will learn techniques for analyzing,             performing Shakespeare's plays; discovering how to
interpreting and conceptualizing play structure in a      make language a physical experience for both actor
manner vital for all theatre artists. Script selections   and audience. Using exercises, improvisations and
will vary each semester. Lab required. 3 credit           Shakespeare's texts, students will discover the
hours. (A)                                                meaning, music and power of his words and how to
Note: This academic course has limited                    create living characters that will engage the
transferability at this time. Check with an advisor       audience in a dynamic theatrical experience. Lab
at your transfer institution.                             required. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                          Note: This academic course has limited
                                                          transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
DRAM 2373            Practical Costuming
                                                          at your transfer institution.
Introduction to fundamentals of costume studio
management, theatrical sewing techniques,
theatrical supplies and fabrics, painting and dyeing,
                                                       work in a PK-12 school is required. Lab required.
DRAM 2389            Academic Co-op Drama              Assessment: Placement in ENGL 0315;
Integrates on campus study with practical hands-on     READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)
work experience in drama. In conjunction with class
seminars, the student will set specific goals and      EDUC       2301      Introduction to Special
objectives in the study of drama. Contact the                               Populations
Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit           An introduction to the special student populations
hours. (A)                                             found in PK-12 schools. The course will provide an
                                                       overview of schooling and classrooms from the
ECON         1301    Introduction to Economics         perspectives of language, gender, socioeconomic
A survey of microeconomic and macroeconomic            status, ethnic and academic diversity and equity
principles of non-business majors. Microeconomic       with an emphasis on factors that facilitate learning.
topics will include supply and demand, consumer        Sixteen hours of field-based work with special
behavior, price and output decisions by firms under    populations in a PK-12 school is required. Lab
various market structures, factor markets, market      required. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 0315;
failures, international trade, and exchange rates.     READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)
Macroeconomic topics will include national income,
unemployment, inflation, business cycles, aggregate    EECT       1371       Voice-over-Internet Protocol
supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, and                           (CCNA VOICE)
economic growth. 3 credit hours. (A)                   Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) adds voice to
                                                       existing data and video transmission networks
ECON        2301     Principles of Macroeconomics      enriching and unifying all our communication
An analysis of the economy as a whole including        systems over a common media. It offers many
measurement and determination of Aggregate             benefits: lower telephony operational costs, greater
Demand and Aggregate Supply, national income,          flexibility, and offers the potential for a variety of
inflation, and unemployment. Other topics include      present and future enhanced applications not
international trade, economic growth, business         possible on earlier communications systems. This
cycles, and fiscal policy and monetary policy.         course provides a thorough overview of the legacy
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-           Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN),
Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)                     Internet Protocol (IP), and IP Telephony (IPT),
                                                       including their protocols and its integration with
                                                       data and video networks. VoIP I helps individuals
ECON        2302    Principles of Microeconomics
                                                       to prepare for the Cisco CCNA Voice and CVOICE
Analysis of the behavior of individual economic
                                                       certification. This class requires extensive hands-on
agents, including consumer behavior and demand,
producer behavior and supply, price and output         labs. Lab required. Prerequisite: EECT 1407 or
decisions by firms under various market structures,    consent of Program Director. 3 credit hours. (W)
factor markets, market failures, and international
trade. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;             EECT       1380      Cooperative Education-
College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)                                  Electrical, Electronic and
                                                                            Communications Engineering
                                                                            Technology/Technician
ECON        2389     Academic Co-op Economics
                                                       Career-related activities encountered in the student's
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
                                                       area of specialization offered through an
work experience in economics. In conjunction with
                                                       individualized agreement among the college,
class seminars, the student will set specific goals
                                                       employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
and objectives in the study of economics. Contact
the Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit       college and the employer, the student combines
                                                       classroom learning with work experience. Includes
hours. (A)
                                                       a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
                                                       Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
EDUC       1301      Introduction to the Teaching
                     Profession
An introduction and analysis of the culture of
schooling and classrooms from the perspective of
the teacher, the student and society. Includes
information on degree requirements and testing for
certification in Texas. Sixteen hours of field-based
                                                         ELMT       2435       Certified Electronics
EECT       1381      Cooperative Education-                                    Technician Training
                     Electrical, Electronic and          Review of electronics concepts and principles in
                     Communications Engineering          preparation for sitting for a certification examination
                     Technology/Technician               administered by an outside organization or agency.
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   Lab required. 4 credit hours. (W)
area of specialization offered through an
individualized agreement among the college,              ELMT       2437     Electronic Troubleshooting,
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the                          Service and Repair
college and the employer, the student combines           In-depth coverage of electronic systems,
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. Topics
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        include symptom identification, proper repair
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)                   procedures, repair checkout, and preventative
                                                         maintenance. Emphasis on safety and use of test
EECT       1407      Convergent Technologies-            equipment. May be offered as a capstone course.
                     Convergence +                       Lab required. 4 credit hours. (W)
A study of telecommunications convergent
technologies including telephone, LAN, WAN,              EMSP       1160      Clinical-Emergency Medical
wireless, voice, video, and internet protocol.                                Technician (EMT
Introduces the student to Voice, Video and                                    Paramedic)-Basic
Integrated data (VVID) over IP networks to provide       A health-related work-based learning experience
seamless and secure communications solutions to          that enables the student to apply specialized
business and home technology needs. This includes        occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
discussions on interoperability methods and              supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
techniques to integrate disparate systems and            Prerequisite: Consent of Program Director. 1 credit
technologies, and includes people skills                 hour. (W)
development. It prepares individuals to pass the
Computing Technology Industry Association                EMSP       1161      Clinical-Emergency Medical
(CompTIA) Convergence+ certification exam. Lab                                Technician (EMT
required. 4 credit hours. (W)                                                 Paramedic)-Advanced I
                                                         A health-related work-based learning experience
EECT       1448      Digital Signal Processing           that enables the student to apply specialized
                     (DSP)                               occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
A study of the architecture and applications of          supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
digital signal processors (DSP) including                Prerequisite: Consent of Program Director. 1 credit
mathematical signal processing techniques. Lab           hour. (W)
required. 4 credit hours. (W)
                                                         EMSP       1162      Clinical-Emergency Medical
EECT       2337     Wireless Telephony Systems                                Technician (EMT
Principles of wireless/cellular telephony systems to                          Paramedic)-Advanced II
include call processing, hand-off, site analysis,        A health-related work-based learning experience
antenna radiation patterns, commonly used                that enables the student to apply specialized
test/maintenance equipment, and access protocol.         occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
3 credit hours. (W)                                      supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Note: Students may take either EECT 2337 or              Prerequisite: Consent of Program Director. 1 credit
EECT 2437 but not both.                                  hour. (W)

EECT       2437     Wireless Telephony Systems           EMSP       1355 Trauma Management
Principles of wireless/cellular telephony systems to     Knowledge and skills in the assessment and
include call processing, hand-off, site analysis,        management of patients with traumatic injuries.
antenna radiation patterns, commonly used                Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
test/maintenance equipment, and access protocol.
Lab required. 4 credit hours. (W)
Note: Students may take either EECT 2337 or
EECT 2437 but not both.
                                                         EMSP       2248 Emergency Pharmacology
EMSP       1356     Patient Assessment and               Utilization of medications in treating emergency
                    Airway Management                    situations. Lab required. 2 credit hours. (W)
Knowledge and skills required to perform patient
assessment, airway management, and ventilation.          EMSP       2267     Practicum-Emergency
Lab required. Prerequisite: Consent of Program                               Medical (EMT Paramedic)
Director. 3 credit hours. (W)                            Practical, general workplace training supported by
                                                         an individualized learning plan developed by the
EMSP       1371      Introduction to Emergency           employer, college, and student. 2 credit hours. (W)
                     Medical Technician (EMT)
Introduction to Emergency Medical Services               EMSP        2330 Special Populations
including: history, organization and function, legal     Knowledge and skills necessary to assess and
aspects, and ethics. Overview of human anatomy           manage ill or injured patients in diverse populations
and physiology, patient assessment, airway control,      to include neonatology, pediatrics, geriatrics, and
and infection control techniques. Prerequisite:          other related topics. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Consent of Program Director. Corequisites: EMSP          Consent of Program Director. 3 credit hours. (W)
1160 and EMSP 1501. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         EMSP       2338 EMS Operations
EMSP       1438     Introduction to Advanced             Knowledge and skills to safely manage multi-
                    Practice                             casualty incidents and rescue situations; utilize air
Formerly EMSP 1338                                       medical resources; identify hazardous materials and
Fundamental elements associated with emergency           other specialized incidents. Lab required.
medical services to include preparatory practices,       Prerequisites: EMSP 1161, EMSP 1438 (or
pathophysiology, medication administration, and          EMSP 1338), EMSP 1355, EMSP 1356,
related topics. Lab required. Prerequisites:             EMSP 2534 (or EMSP 2434), and EMSP 2444.
EMSP 1160 and EMSP 1371 (or MDCA 1409) and               3 credit hours. (W)
EMSP 1501, or EMT-Basic certification, or consent
of Program Director. 4 credit hours. (W)                 EMSP      2444 Cardiology
                                                         Assessment and management of patients with
EMSP       1501      Emergency Medical                   cardiac emergencies. Includes single and multi-lead
                     Technician                          ECG interpretation. Lab required. 4 credit hours.
Preparation for certification as an Emergency            (W)
Medical Technician (EMT). Lab required.
Prerequisite: Consent of Program Director.               EMSP       2534 Medical Emergencies
Corequisite: EMSP 1160. 5 credit hours. (W)              Formerly EMSP 2434
                                                         Knowledge and skills in the assessment and
EMSP       2143       Assessment Based                   management of patients with medical emergencies,
                      Management                         including medical overview, neurology,
A capstone experience covering comprehensive,            gastroenterology, immunology, pulmonology,
assessment-based patient care management.                urology, hematology, endocrinology, toxicology,
Includes specific care when dealing with pediatric,      and other related topics. Lab required. 5 credit
adult, geriatric, and special needs patients. 1 credit   hours. (W)
hour. (W)
                                                         ENGL        0305 Developmental Writing I
EMSP       2160      Clinical-Emergency Medical          Development of college-level writing focusing on
                     (EMT Paramedic) -                   idea generation, drafting, organization, revision, and
                     Advanced III                        utilization of standard English. A skills
Formerly EMSP 2260                                       improvement course designed to help students reach
A health-related work-based learning experience          competencies necessary for ENGL 1301. Focus is
that enables the student to apply specialized            on advanced paragraph development and medium
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct        length essay writing. Emphasis on critical reading
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.    skills, analytical writing, and vocabulary building.
1 credit hour. (W)                                       Punctuation and sentence construction studied as
                                                         needed. Lab required. Prerequisite: TSI placement
                                                         in ENGL 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of     ENGL        2307 Creative Writing I
an associate degree. Developmental courses may be        Practical experience in the techniques of
taken for a combined total of no more than 27 credit     imaginative writing. In this course, emphasis will
hours. In addition, you may repeat this course only      be on the writing of fiction or non-fiction. Each
once after receiving a grade, including "W". If you      student will study selected literary works to improve
drop this course before census day, it will not count    critical reading toward the goal of improving
against you.                                             creative writing. This course does not satisfy the
                                                         college requirements for a sophomore literature
ENGL       0315      Developmental Writing,              course. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302. 3 credit hours.
                      Reading, and Reasoning             (A)
Development of college-level writing focusing on
idea generation, drafting, organization, revision, and   ENGL        2308 Creative Writing II
utilization of standard English. A skills                Practical experience in the techniques of
improvement course designed to help students reach       imaginative writing. In this course, emphasis will
competencies necessary for ENGL 1301. Focus is           be on the writing of poetry or drama. Each student
on reading and writing of medium length expository       will study selected literary works to improve critical
essays, with special emphasis on writing about           reading toward the goal of improving creative
issues arising from class readings. Students will        writing. This course does not satisfy the college
learn to write effective, logical essays, to develop     requirements for a sophomore literature course.
reading comprehension strategies, and to analyze,        Prerequisite: ENGL 1302. 3 credit hours. (A)
synthesize, and make value judgments using critical
thinking. Lab required. Prerequisite: ENGL 0305,         ENGL       2311      Technical and Business
or TSI placement in ENGL 0315. 3 credit hours.                                Writing
(D)                                                      Intensive study of and practice in professional
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of     settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary
an associate degree. Developmental courses may           to make decisions and take action on the job, such as
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27         proposals, reports, instructions, policies and
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this           procedures, e-mail messages, letters, and
course only once after receiving a grade, including      descriptions of products and services. Practice
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it       individual and collaborative processes involved in
will not count against you.                              the creation of ethical and efficient documents.
                                                         Prerequisite: ENGL 1301. 3 credit hours. (A)
ENGL        1301    Composition I
Intensive study of and practice in writing processes,    ENGL         2322 British Literature I
from invention and researching to drafting, revising,    A survey of the development of British literature
and editing, both individually and collaboratively.      from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Eighteenth
Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices, including      Century. Students will study works of prose,
audience, purpose, arrangement, and style. Focus         poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their
on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for           historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts. Texts
learning, communicating, and critical analysis. Lab      will be selected from a diverse group of authors and
required. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;            traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or
College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)               ENGL 2311. 3 credit hours. (A)

ENGL        1302     Composition II                      ENGL         2323 British Literature II
Intensive study of and practice in the strategies and    A survey of the development of British literature
techniques for developing research-based expository      from the Romantic period to the present. Students
and persuasive texts. Emphasis on effective and          will study works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction
ethical rhetorical inquiry, including primary and        in relation to their historical and cultural contexts.
secondary research methods; critical reading of          Texts will be selected from a diverse group of
verbal, visual, and multimedia texts; systematic         authors and traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or
evaluation, synthesis, and documentation of              ENGL 2311. 3 credit hours. (A)
information sources; and critical thinking about
evidence and conclusions. Lab required.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                           contemporary drama and film, and elements and
ENGL        2327      American Literature I                types of poetry. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or
A survey of American literature from the period of         ENGL 2311. 3 credit hours. (A)
exploration and settlement through the Civil War.
Students will study works of prose, poetry, drama,         ENGL       2351 Mexican-American Literature
and fiction in relation to their historical and cultural   A survey of Mexican-American/Chicano/a literature
contexts. Texts will be selected from among a              including fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.
diverse group of authors for what they reflect and         Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311. 3 credit
reveal about the evolving American experience and          hours. (A)
character. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311.
3 credit hours. (A)                                        ENGL        2389 Academic Co-op English
                                                           Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
ENGL        2328     American Literature II                work experience in English. In conjunction with
A survey of American literature from the Civil War         class seminars, the student will set specific goals
to the present. Students will study works of prose,        and objectives in the study of English. Contact the
poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their            Cooperative Work Experience Office. Assessment:
historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be            Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.
selected from among a diverse group of authors for         Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.
what they reflect and reveal about the evolving            (A)
American experience and character. Prerequisite:
ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311. 3 credit hours. (A)                ENGR       1172       Introduction to Experimental
                                                                                 Techniques
ENGL         2332     World Literature I                   Electrical Engineering fundamentals laboratory that
A survey of world literature from the ancient world        stresses laboratory procedures; learning use of
through the sixteenth century. Students will study         common laboratory equipment such as power
works of prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation     supplies, multimeters, signal generators, and
to their historical and cultural contexts. Texts will      oscilloscopes; making measurements;
be selected from a diverse group of authors and            familiarization with simple DC resistor circuits;
traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or                     Ohm's law; analyzing AC signals, including
ENGL 2311. 3 credit hours. (A)                             frequency, period, amplitude, and rms value;
                                                           inductors, capacitors and DC transients; measuring
ENGL        2333     World Literature II                   phase shift in an AC circuit due to an inductor or
A survey of world literature from the seventeenth          capacitor; and basics of laboratory report writing.
century to the present. Students will study works of       Prerequisite: MATH 1314. 1 credit hour. (A)
prose, poetry, drama, and fiction in relation to their     Note: This academic course has limited
historical and cultural contexts. Texts will be            transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
selected from a diverse group of authors and               at your transfer institution.
traditions. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or
ENGL 2311. 3 credit hours. (A)                             ENGR       1201 Introduction to Engineering
                                                           An introduction to the engineering profession with
ENGL       2342      Introduction to Literature I -        emphasis on technical communication and team-
                     Short Story and Novel                 based engineering design. Prerequisite:
Study of short stories, novels, and nonfiction.            MATH 1314 or equivalent academic preparation.
Analysis and evaluation of major writers, their            2 credit hours. (A)
techniques, and their contributions to our literary
heritage. Prerequisite: ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311.            ENGR       1304 Engineering Graphics
3 credit hours. (A)                                        Introduction to computer-aided drafting using CAD
                                                           software and sketching to generate two- and three-
ENGL       2343      Introduction to Literature II -       dimensional drawings based on the conventions of
                     Poetry and Drama                      engineering graphical communication; topics
Study of poetry and drama and of mythology as it           include spatial relationships, multi-view projections
relates to these genres. Analysis of our classical         and sectioning, dimensioning, graphical presentation
heritage, origins of drama, development of
of data, and fundamentals of computer graphics.           Note: This academic course has limited
Lab required. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or                  transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
equivalent academic preparation. 3 credit hours.          at your transfer institution.
(A)
                                                          ENGR        2301 Engineering Mechanics I
ENGR       2105     Electrical Circuits I                 Basic theory of engineering mechanics, using
                    Laboratory                            calculus, involving the description of forces,
Laboratory experiments supporting theoretical             moments, and couples acting on stationary
principles presented in ENGR 2305 involving DC            engineering structures; equilibrium in two and three
and AC circuit theory, network theorems, time, and        dimensions; free-body diagrams; friction; centroids;
frequency domain circuit analysis. Introduction to        centers of gravity; and moments of inertia.
principles and operation of basic laboratory              Prerequisite: PHYS2425. Prerequisite/Concurrent
equipment; laboratory report preparation.                 enrollment: MATH2414. 3 credit hours. (A)
Prerequisites: MATH 2414 and PHYS 2425.
Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: MATH 2320.            ENGR        2302 Engineering Mechanics II
Corequisite: ENGR 2305. 1 credit hour. (A)                Basic theory of engineering mechanics, using
                                                          calculus, involving the motion of particles, rigid
ENGR       2106      Introduction to Digital              bodies, and systems of particles; Newton's Laws;
                     Systems Laboratory                   work and energy relationships; principles of impulse
Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical       and momentum; application of kinetics and
principles presented in ENGR 2306 involving               kinematics to the solution of engineering problems.
design, construction, and analysis of combinational       Prerequisite: ENGR 2301. 3 credit hours. (A)
and sequential digital circuits and systems, including
logic gates, adders, multiplexers, encoders,              ENGR        2305 Electrical Circuits I
decoders, arithmetic logic units, latches, flip-flops,    Principles of electrical circuits and systems. Basic
registers, and counters; preparation of laboratory        circuit elements (resistance, inductance, mutual
reports. Prerequisite: MATH 1314. Corequisite:            inductance, capacitance, independent and dependent
ENGR 2306. 1 credit hour. (A)                             controlled voltage, and current sources). Topology
                                                          of electrical networks; Kirchhoff's laws; node and
ENGR       2110       Introduction to Digital             mesh analysis; DC circuit analysis; operational
                      Systems Laboratory                  amplifiers; transient and sinusoidal steady-state
Laboratory to accompany ENGR 2310. The                    analysis; AC circuit analysis; first-and second-order
purpose of this laboratory is to give students an         circuits; Bode plots; and use of computer simulation
intuitive understanding of digital circuits and           software to solve circuit problems. Prerequisites:
systems. Laboratory exercises include construction        MATH 2414 and PHYS 2425. Prerequisite /
of simple digital logic circuits using prototyping kits   Concurrent enrollment: MATH 2320. Corequisite:
and board-level assembly of a personal computer.          ENGR 2105. 3 credit hours. (A)
Prerequisite: MATH 1314. Corequisite:
ENGR 2310. 1 credit hour. (A)                             ENGR       2306      Introduction to Digital
Note: This academic course has limited                                         Systems
transferability at this time. Check with an advisor       Introduction to theory and design of digital logic,
at your transfer institution.                             circuits, and systems. Number systems, operations
                                                          and codes; logic gates; Boolean Algebra and logic
ENGR        2300      Applied Linear Algebra              simplification; Karnaugh maps; combinational
Matrices, vectors, determinants, linear systems of        logic; functions of combinational Logic; flip-flops
equations, Gauss-Jordan elimination, vector spaces,       and related devices; counters; shift registers;
basis, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, numerical methods       sequential logic; memory and storage. Prerequisite:
in linear algebra using MATLAB, computer                  MATH 1314. Corequisite: ENGR 2106. 3 credit
arithmetic, Gaussian elimination, LU factorization,       hours. (A)
iterative solutions to linear systems, iterative
methods for estimating eigenvalues, singular value        ENGR       2308 Engineering Economics
decomposition, QR factorization. Prerequisite:            Methods used for determining the comparative
MATH 2414. 3 credit hours. (A)                            financial desirability of engineering alternatives.
                                                          Provides the student with the basic tools required to
                                                          analyze engineering alternatives in terms of their
worth and cost, an essential element of engineering     design and analysis of digital logic circuits and
practice. The student is introduced to the concept of   systems. Lab required. Prerequisite: COSC 1436 or
the time value of money and the methodology of          consent of Instructor or Program Director. 4 credit
basic engineering economy techniques. The course        hours. (A)
will address some aspects of sustainability and will
provide the student with the background to enable       ENTC        1323 Strength of Materials
them to pass the Engineering Economy portion of         Introduces the relationship between externally
the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.                   applied forces and internally induced stresses and
Prerequisite: MATH 2413. Prerequisite/Concurrent        the resulting deformations in structural members.
enrollment: ECON 2301 or ECON 2302. 3 credit            Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
hours. (A)
                                                        ENTC       1380      Cooperative Education-
ENGR       2310       Introduction to Digital                                Engineering Technology,
                      Systems                                                General
Introduction to hardware structures and assembly-       Career-related activities encountered in the student's
language concepts that form the basis of the design     area of specialization offered through an
of modern computer systems. Internal data               individualized agreement among the college,
representation and arithmetic operations in a           employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
computer. Basic logic circuits. MIPS assembly           college and the employer, the student combines
language. Overview of PC architecture.                  classroom learning with work experience. Includes
Prerequisite: MATH 1314. Corequisite:                   a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
ENGR 2110. 3 credit hours. (A)                          Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
Note: This academic course has limited
transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
                                                        ENTC       2380      Cooperative Education-
at your transfer institution.
                                                                             Engineering Technology,
                                                                             General
ENGR        2332    Mechanics of Materials              Career-related activities encountered in the student's
Stresses, deformations, stress-strain relationships,    area of specialization offered through an
torsions, beams, shafts, columns, elastic deflections   individualized agreement among the college,
in beams, combined loading, and combined stresses.      employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
Behavior phenomena such as fracture, fatigue, and       college and the employer, the student combines
creep are introduced. Prerequisite/Concurrent           classroom learning with work experience. Includes
enrollment: ENGR 2301. 3 credit hours. (A)              a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
                                                        Experience Office. Prerequisite: ENTC 1380.
ENGT        1401      Circuit Analysis I                3 credit hours. (W)
Fundamental concepts of electrical science covering
potential, current and power in DC circuits.            ENVR        1401 Environmental Science I
Fundamental laws and relationships applied to the       Interdisciplinary study of both natural (biology,
analysis of circuits and networks: capacitance,         chemistry, geology) and social (economics, politics,
inductance and magnetism; single-frequency              ethics) sciences as they apply to the environment.
concepts; the use of computer software in design        Focus on current global concerns, including global
and analysis of circuits. Lab required.                 warming, overpopulation, deforestation, pollution,
Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: MATH 2312           biodiversity, and resource use. Practical laboratory
equivalent or higher level. 4 credit hours. (A)         experience emphasizes the application of
                                                        fundamental principles of biology and chemistry as
ENGT        1407     Digital Fundamentals               well as critical thinking and analysis. Lab required.
Digital logic circuits and techniques. Analysis,        Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
design and simulation of combinational and              MATH 0310; College-Level Reading. 4 credit
sequential systems using: classical Boolean algebra     hours. (A)
techniques, laboratory hardware experiments and
computer simulation. Introduction to programmable       ENVR        1402 Environmental Science II
logic devices (PLDs) and application-specific           Continued interdisciplinary study of both natural
integrated circuits using software tools for the        (biology, chemistry, geology) and social
                                                        (economics, politics, ethics) sciences as they apply
                                                        to the environment. Focus on energy issues, global
warming, ozone loss, land use, conservation and          be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
management, deforestation, biodiversity, the history     credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
of environmental law and regulation and local            course only once after receiving a grade, including
environmental problems. Lab required.                    "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
Prerequisite: ENVR 1401. 4 credit hours. (A)             will not count against you.

ESLC       0305      ESL Oral Communication,             ESLC       0320      ESL Oral Communication,
                     Intermediate                                             Pronunciation/Accent
Develops listening and speaking skills in speakers                            Reduction
of languages other than English and prepares them        Develops listening and speaking skills in speakers
to function in educational, vocational and/or            of languages other than English and prepares them
personal English-speaking contexts. Emphasis on          to function in educational, vocational and/or
developing non-native speakers' intermediate             personal English-speaking contexts. Emphasis on
listening and speaking skills to facilitate natural      teaching aspects of spoken English, including stress
communication. Oral skills are developed through         and intonation, individual phonemes, and awareness
individual presentations and interactions in dyads,      of connected and reduced speech. Addresses
and in small and large groups. Aural skills are          pronunciation problems of specific language groups.
developed through classroom interaction, outside         Attention to productive and receptive skills is
assignments, and video and audio clips designed to       facilitated through classroom activities, student
enhance non-native speakers' skills in understanding     work in dyads and small and large groups, audio and
both formal and informal speech styles of English.       video taping, and individualized feedback of
Focus is given to students' spoken grammar,              Instructor. Lab required. Prerequisite: ESLC 0305
pronunciation, vocabulary, and exposure to U.S.          or consent of Instructor, or TSI placement in
culture. Lab required. Prerequisite: TSI placement       ESLC 0305 and ESLR 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)
in ESLC 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)                        Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of     an associate degree. Developmental courses may
an associate degree. Developmental courses may           be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27         credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this           course only once after receiving a grade, including
course only once after receiving a grade, including      "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it       will not count against you.
will not count against you.
                                                         ESLG       0305      Grammar for Non-Native
ESLC       0310       ESL Oral Communication,                                 Speakers, Intermediate I
                      Advanced                           Focuses on Standard English grammar usage for
Develops listening and speaking skills in speakers       academic purposes. Open only to non-native
of languages other than English and prepares them        speakers. Instruction for non-native speakers of
to function in educational, vocational and/or            English in all verb tenses (to include past, present,
personal English-speaking contexts. Emphasis on          future in simple progressive and perfective forms),
developing non-native speakers' advanced oral            passive voice and modals. Course content supports
communication and listening competencies.                ESLW 0305 objectives for grammar usage. Lab
Students practice natural communication regarding        required. Prerequisite: TSI placement in
abstract concepts in classroom activities by working     ESLG 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)
in dyads and in small and large groups while formal      Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
speaking skills are focused upon through delivery of     an associate degree. Developmental courses may
oral presentations. Students participate in advanced     be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
level listening activities through interaction both in   credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
and out of the classroom and the use of video and        course only once after receiving a grade, including
audio tapes. Focus is given to students' spoken          "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary and exposure          will not count against you.
to U.S. culture. Lab required. Prerequisite:
ESLC 0305, or TSI placement in ESLC 0310.
3 credit hours. (D)
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements
of an associate degree. Developmental courses may
                                                         and graphic aids in unabridged academic texts. Lab
ESLG       0310      Grammar for Non-Native              required. Prerequisites: ESLR 0310 and
                     Speakers, Intermediate II           ESLW 0310, or TSI placement in ESLR 0215 and
Focuses on Standard English grammar usage for            ESLW 0215. Corequisite: ESLW 0215. 2 credit
academic purposes. Open only to non-native               hours. (D)
speakers. A high-intermediate English grammar            Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirement of
course designed for non-native speakers of English       an associate degree. Developmental courses may
for instruction in conditionals, gerunds, infinitives,   be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
and prepositions. Course content supports ESLW           credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
0310 objectives for grammar usage. Lab required.         course only once after receiving a grade, including
Prerequisite: ESLG 0305, or TSI placement in             "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
ESLG 0310. 3 credit hours. (D)                           will not count against you. ESLR 0215, ESLR 0305,
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of     ESLR 0310, and ESLV 0305 may be taken for a
an associate degree. Developmental courses may be        combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.
taken for a combined total of no more than 27 credit
hours. In addition, you may repeat this course only      ESLR       0305       ESL Reading and Vocabulary,
once after receiving a grade, including "W". If you                            Intermediate I
drop this course before census day, it will not count    Develops English reading proficiency and
against you.                                             vocabulary for academic, career, or personal
                                                         purposes in speakers of languages other than
ESLG       0315     Grammar for Non-Native               English and prepares them to function in a
                    Speakers, Advanced                   multicultural, multilingual society. Focuses on
Focuses on Standard English grammar usage for            teaching students with lower-level speaking and
academic purposes. Open only to non-native               listening skills to identify topics, main ideas, and
speakers. An advanced English grammar course             supporting details in simplified academic and
designed for non-native speakers of English and          literary texts. Lab required. Prerequisite: TSI
focused on noun clauses, adjective clauses, adverb       placement in ESLR 0305 and ESLW 0305.
clauses, and adverbial phrases. Course content           Corequisite: ESLW 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)
supports ESLW 0215 objectives for grammar usage          Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
and successful transition into English 1301. Lab         an associate degree. Developmental courses may
required. Prerequisite: ESLG 0310, or TSI                be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
placement in ESLG 0315. 3 credit hours. (D)              credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of     course only once after receiving a grade, including
an associate degree. Developmental courses may           "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27         will not count against you. ESLR 0215, ESLR 0305,
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this           ESLR 0310, and ESLV 0305 may be taken for a
course only once after receiving a grade, including      combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it
will not count against you.                              ESLR       0310      ESL Reading and Vocabulary,
                                                                              Intermediate II
ESLR       0215      ESL Reading and Vocabulary,         Develops English reading proficiency and
                     Advanced                            vocabulary for academic, career, or personal
Develops English reading proficiency and                 purposes in speakers of languages other than
vocabulary for academic, career, or personal             English and prepares them to function in a
purposes in speakers of languages other than             multicultural, multilingual society. Focuses on
English and prepares them to function in a               teaching vernacular vocabulary and syntax in the
multicultural, multilingual society. Instruction in      informal register, context clues, topics, main ideas,
advanced reading comprehension to prepare non-           supporting details, transitions, and organizational
native students for admission to reading-restrictive     patterns for improving comprehension of abridged
classes. ESLR 0215 focuses on cultural allusions,        academic and literary texts. Lab required.
connotation of vocabulary, augmentation of reading       Prerequisites: ESLR 0305 and ESLW 0305, or TSI
rate for non-native speakers, implied main ideas,        placement in ESLR 0310 and ESLW 0310.
facts and opinion, inferences and conclusions,           Corequisite: ESLW 0310. 3 credit hours. (D)
author's purpose, tone, point of view, vocabulary,       Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
                                                         an associate degree. Developmental courses may
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this         ESLW       0305      Writing for Non-Native
course only once after receiving a grade, including                         Speakers, Intermediate I
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it     Focuses on strategies and techniques of writing and
will not count against you. ESLR 0215, ESLR 0305,      composition. Open only to non-native speakers.
ESLR 0310, and ESLV 0305 may be taken for a            Instruction in intermediate writing skills for non-
combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.         native speakers. Focuses on sentence-level writing
                                                       and paragraph development. Introduces students to
ESLV       0305       ESL Reading and Vocabulary,      pre-academic, experiential writing. Trains students
                      Idioms                           to develop and organize ideas in description and
Develops English reading proficiency and               process modes. Lab required. Prerequisites: TSI
vocabulary for academic, career, or personal           placement in ESLR 0305 and ESLW 0305.
purposes in speakers of languages other than           Corequisite: ESLR 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)
English and prepares them to function in a             Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
multicultural, multilingual society. Instruction in    an associate degree. Developmental courses may
idiomatic American English for second language         be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
learners. Increases familiarity with idiomatic         credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
English to facilitate comprehension and productive     course only once after receiving a grade, including
use of idioms in spoken and written discourse. Lab     "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
required. Prerequisites: ESLC 0305 and                 will not count against you.
ESLR 0305, or consent of Instructor or Department
Chair. 3 credit hours. (D)                             ESLW       0310      Writing for Non-Native
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of                        Speakers, Intermediate II
an associate degree. Developmental courses may         Focuses on strategies and techniques of writing and
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27       composition. Open only to non-native speakers.
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this         Instruction in high-intermediate writing skills for
course only once after receiving a grade, including    non-native speakers. Focuses on multi-paragraph
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it     essays. Introduces students to academic writing.
will not count against you. ESLR 0215, ESLR 0305,      Trains students to develop and organize ideas in a
ESLR 0310, and ESLV 0305 may be taken for a            variety of rhetorical modes. Lab required.
combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.         Prerequisites: ESLR 0305 and ESLW 0305, or TSI
                                                       placement in ESLR 0310 and ESLW 0310.
ESLW       0215     Writing for Non-Native             Corequisite: ESLR 0310. 3 credit hours. (D)
                    Speakers, Advanced                 Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
Focuses on strategies and techniques of writing and    an associate degree. Developmental courses may
composition. Open only to non-native speakers.         be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
Instruction in advanced essay writing designed to      credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
prepare non-native students to enter ENGL 1301.        course only once after receiving a grade, including
Trains students to write academically acceptable       "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
papers in various rhetorical modes with a primary      will not count against you.
focus on argumentation. Focuses on mechanics of
writing, common problems that ESL speakers             FIRS        1301 Firefighter Certification I
encounter, research, and documentation. Lab            One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a
required. Prerequisites: ESLR 0310 and                 new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction
ESLW 0310, or TSI placement in ESLR 0215 and           with Firefighter Certification II, III, IV, V, VI, and
ESLW 0215. Corequisite: ESLR 0215. 2 credit            VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire
hours. (D)                                             Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements      Fire Suppression, Course #100. Lab required.
of an associate degree. Developmental courses may      Prerequisite: Admission to the Program. 3 credit
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27       hours. (W)
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
course only once after receiving a grade, including
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it
will not count against you.
                                                           FIRT       1301      Fundamentals of Fire
FIRS        1313     Firefighter Certification III                              Protection
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a      Orientation to the fire service, career opportunities,
new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction            and related fields. 3 credit hours. (W)
with Firefighter Certification I, II, IV, V, VI, and
VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire                FIRT       1315 Hazardous Materials I
Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural          The chemical characteristics and behavior of various
Fire Suppression, Course #100. Prerequisites:              materials. Storage, transportation, handling
FIRS 1407. 3 credit hours. (W)                             hazardous emergency situations, and the most
                                                           effective methods of hazard mitigation. 3 credit
FIRS        1319     Firefighter Certification IV          hours. (W)
One is a series of courses in basic preparation for a
new firefighter. Should be take in conjunction with        FIRT       1327      Building Construction in the
Firefighter Certification I, II, III, V, VI, and VII to                         Fire Service
satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection            Components of building construction that relate to
(TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire                life safety. Includes relationship of construction
Suppression, Course #100. Lab required.                    elements and building design impacting fire spread
Prerequisite: FIRS 1313. 3 credit hours. (W)               in structures. 3 credit hours. (W)

FIRS        1323     Firefighter Certification V           FIRT        1338 Fire Protection Systems
One is a series of courses in basic preparation for a      Design and operation of fire detection and alarm
new firefighter. Should be take in conjunction with        systems, heat and smoke control systems, special
Firefighter Certification I, II, III, IV, VI, and VII to   protection and sprinkler systems, water supply for
satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection            fire protection, and portable fire extinguishers.
(TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire                Prerequisite: FIRT 1301 or consent of Program
Suppression, Course #100. Lab required.                    Director. 3 credit hours. (W)
Prerequisite: FIRS 1319. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                           FIRT        1342 Fire Officer I
FIRS        1329     Firefighter Certification VI          Meets the cirriculum requirements of the Texas
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a      Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Fire
new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction            Officer I certification. Lab required. Prerequisite:
with Firefighter Certification I, II, III, IV, V, and      FIRS 1433 or consent of Program Director. 3 credit
VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire                hours. (W)
Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural
Fire Suppression, Course #100. Lab required.               FIRT        1343 Fire Officer II
Prerequisite: FIRS 1323. 3 credit hours. (W)               Meets the cirriculum requirements of the Texas
                                                           Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Fire
FIRS        1407     Firefighter Certification II          Officer II certification. Prerequisite: FIRT 1342,
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a      and FIRT 2305, or consent of Program Director.
new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction            3 credit hours. (W)
with Firefighter Certification I, III, IV, V, VI, and
VII to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire                FIRT        1349 Fire Administration II
Protection (TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural          In-depth study of fire service management as
Fire Suppression, Course #100. Lab required.               pertaining to budgetary requirements,
Prerequisite: FIRS 1301, or consent of Program             administration, organization of divisions within the
Director. 4 credit hours. (W)                              fire service, and relationships between the fire
                                                           service and outside agencies. Prerequisite:
FIRS         1433    Firefighter Certification VII         FIRT 1301 or consent of Program Director. 3 credit
One in a series of courses in basic preparation for a      hours. (W)
new firefighter. Should be taken in conjunction
with Firefighter Certification I, II, III, IV, V, and VI
to satisfy the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
(TCFP) curriculum for Basic Structural Fire
Suppression, Course #100. Lab required.
Prerequisite: FIRS 1329. 4 credit hours. (W)
FIRT        2305     Fire Instructor I                    FLMC        1304 Lighting for Film or Video
Preparation of fire and emergency services                Fundamentals of lighting techniques for film or
personnel to deliver instruction from a prepared          video production employing filters, in-camera
lesson plan. Includes the use of instructional aids       effects, and mood setting techniques. Lab required.
and evaluation instruments to meet the cirriculum         Prerequisite: ARTV 1351. 3 credit hours. (W)
requirements of the Texas Commission of Fire
Protection (TCFP) for Fire Instruction I                  FLMC       1331     Video Graphics and Visual
certification. Prerequisite: FIRS 1433. 3 credit                               Effects I
hours. (W)                                                A course in the applications of computers for video
                                                          production. Design of computer graphic
FIRT        2307      Fire Instructor II                  workstations and development of a rationale for
Development of individual lesson plans for a              selecting software, hardware, and peripherals. Lab
specific topic including learning objectives,             required. Prerequisite: ARTC 1325. 3 credit hours.
instructional aids, and evaluation instruments.           (W)
Includes techniques for supervision and
coordination of activities of other instructors to meet   FLMC       2305    Film-Style 3-D Animation
the curriculum requirements of the Texas                                     Production
Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) for Fire             Techniques in 3-D animation for film-style
Instructor II certification. Prerequisite: FIRT 2305      production. Lab required. Prerequisite:
or consent of Program Director. 3 credit hours. (W)       ARTC 1341 or consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.
                                                          (W)
FIRT       2309        Firefighting Strategies and
                       Tactics I                          FLMC       2331     Video Graphics and Visual
Analysis of the nature of fire problems and selection                         Effects II
of initial strategies and tactics including an in-depth   Advanced concepts of designing vector and raster
study of efficient and effective use of staffing and      graphics, executing rendering techniques, designing
equipment to mitigate the emergency. Prerequisite:        and producing three dimensional (3-D) materials,
FIRT 1301 or consent of Program Director. 3 credit        and selecting hardware, software, and peripherals
hours. (W)                                                for video production. Lab required. Prerequisite:
                                                          FLMC 1331. 3 credit hours. (W)
FIRT       2351     Company Fire Officer
A capstone course covering fire ground operations         FREN       1100 French Conversation I
and supervisory practices. Includes performance           Intensive practice in spoken French. Prerequisite:
evaluation of incident commander, safety officer,         FREN 1412 or consent of Instructor or Department
public information officer, and shift supervisor          Chair. Corequisite: FREN 2311. 1 credit hour. (A)
duties. Lab required. Prerequisites: FIRT 1342,
FIRT 1343, FIRT 2305, FIRT 2307, and FIRT 2309.
                                                          FREN       1110 French Conversation II
3 credit hours. (W)                                       Continuation of FREN 1100. Prerequisite:
                                                          FREN 1100 or consent of Instructor or Department
FLMC       1301      History of Animation                 Chair. Corequisite: FREN 2312. 1 credit hour. (A)
                      Techniques
A historical perspective of two-dimensional (2-D)
                                                          FREN         1411 Beginning French I
and three-dimensional (3-D) animation. This class         Introduction to the basic skills of speaking, reading,
teaches students traditional forms of animation           writing, and listening with attention to selected
including cell, stop-motion and zoetropes. Students
                                                          aspects of French culture; designed for students with
will also learn the history and evolution of the
                                                          little or no previous language training. Instruction is
animation art form. Students will produce original
                                                          enhanced by the use of tapes, slides, and video
animations utilizing traditional techniques as            cassettes. Lab required. 4 credit hours. (A)
projects. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                          FREN       1412 Beginning French II
                                                          Continuation of FREN 1411. Lab required.
                                                          Prerequisite: FREN 1411 or consent of Instructor or
                                                          Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)
FREN        2303     French Literature I                 GAME       2325      3-D Animation II - Character
Survey of French literature in its historical context                         Set-Up
from the 16th century through the 18th century.          Formerly ARTV 2355
Continued practice in basic language skills. Reading     Skinning and weighting, forward kinematics,
of selected writers such as Ronsard, Moliere, and        inverse kinetics, constraints, expressions, scripting
Voltaire. Prerequisite: FREN 2312 or consent of          and driven keys, mesh deformers, morph
Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)      targets/blend shapes, and animation user interfaces.
                                                         Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTV 1341. 3 credit
FREN        2304    French Literature II                 hours. (W)
Survey of French literature in its historical context
from the 19th and 20th centuries with reading from       GAME       2359      Game and Simulation Group
representative writers such as Hugo, Baudelaire, and                          Project
Camus. Prerequisite: FREN 2312 or consent of             Creation of a game and/or simulation project
Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)      utilizing a team approach. Includes the integration
                                                         of design, art, audio, programming, and quality
FREN        2311     Intermediate French I               assurance. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Continued development of the four basic language         GAME 1304. 3 credit hours. (W)
skills with increased attention to reading and
writing. Instruction enhanced by slides, tapes, and      GAME       2386     Internship-Animation,
other audio-visual aids. Prerequisite: FREN 1412 or                           Interactive Technology, Video
consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit                           Graphics and Special Effects
hours. (A)                                               A work-based learning experience that enables the
                                                         student to apply specialized occupational theory,
FREN       2312     Intermediate French II               skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by
Continuation of FREN 2311. Prerequisite:                 the college and the employer. Prerequisite:
FREN 2311 or consent of Instructor or Department         ARTV 1341. 3 credit hours. (W)
Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                         GEOG        1301 Physical Geography
GAME       1303      Introduction to Game Design         Exploration of the physical environment; emphasis
                     and Development                     on climates, land forms, vegetation, and spatial
Introduction to electronic game development and          relationships of selected geographical regions of the
game development careers. Includes examination of        world. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
history and philosophy of games, the game                College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
production process, employee factors for success in
the field, and current issues and practices in the       GEOG        1302 Cultural Geography
game development industry. Lab required.                 Examination of the cultural and economic
Prerequisite: ARTV 1345 or consent of Instructor or      environment; emphasis on origins, diffusion, and
Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)                    distribution of races, religions, and languages.
                                                         Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
GAME 1304            Level Design                        Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
Introduction to the tools and concepts used to create
levels for games and simulations. Incorporates level     GEOG        1303 World Regional Geography
design, architecture theory, concepts of critical path   Study of major developed and developing regions
and flow, balancing, play testing, and storytelling.     with emphasis on awareness of prevailing world
Includes utilization of toolsets from industry titles.   conditions and situations. Includes emerging
Lab required. Prerequisite: GAME 1303. 3 credit          conditions and trends and awareness of the diversity
hours. (W)                                               of ideas and practices to be found in those regions.
                                                         May be used to meet three semester hours of social
GAME 1314            Character Sculpting                 science elective requirement for education
Creation of original characters from the drawing         certification in public school teaching. Assessment:
stage to sculpting clay status. Explores a variety of    Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.
poses using clay. Lab required. Prerequisite:            3 credit hours. (A)
ARTV 1345. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        GEOL        1405 Environmental Geology
GEOL        1305     Natural Disasters                  Study of geologic constraints upon human activities
Understanding the causes and effects of natural         and the environmental consequences of such
disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions,      activities. It includes mass movements, flooding,
landslides, floods, land subsidence, coastal hazards,   earthquakes, and volcanic hazards. Emphasis also
etc., and what we can do to mitigate, predict,          includes the environmental aspects of the
control, and prevent these catastrophic events.         development of water, energy, and mineral
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;                     resources. Lab required. Prerequisite: ENVR 1401
MATH 0310; College-Level Reading. 3 credit              or GEOL 1401 or GEOL 1403. 4 credit hours. (A)
hours. (A)                                              Note: This course is also offered through the Center
Note: Students may take either GEOL 1305 or             for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
GEOL 1405 but not both.                                 Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences
                                                        Department for further information.
                                                        Note: Students may take either GEOL 1305 or
GEOL        1401     Earth Science
For the non-science major. Introduces the concepts      GEOL 1405 but not both.
of earth processes and their relation to man,
including basic principles from physical and            GEOL        1445 Oceanography
historical geology, oceanography, astronomy, and        A study of the various aspects of the ocean,
meteorology. Lab required. Assessment: Placement        including origins of the ocean, earth's ocean, plate
in ENGL 1301; MATH 0310; College-Level                  tectonics, ocean sediments, the chemistry of
Reading. 4 credit hours. (A)                            seawater, oceans and climate, currents, waves, tides,
                                                        coastal features, oceanic ecosystems, protection of
                                                        coastal areas, and resources of the oceans. Lab
GEOL       1402     Dinosaurs!
                                                        required. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
Examines evolution, ecology, and extinction of the
dinosaurs from a physical and historical geology        MATH 0310; College-Level Reading. 4 credit
                                                        hours. (A)
perspective. Comparative anatomy is emphasized.
Dinosaur controversies will be examined in light of
recent evidence. Field trips and class projects will    GEOL       1447 Introduction to Meteorology
focus on dinosaur families and habitats. Lab            An examination of the Earth's atmosphere, global
required. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;           climate, and associated environmental factors.
MATH 0310; College-Level Reading. 4 credit              Includes lab exercises in weather tracking on
hours. (A)                                              Weather-Net computer system. Lab required.
                                                        Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
                                                        MATH 0310; College-Level Reading. 4 credit
GEOL        1403    Physical Geology
A basic geology course covering a variety of topics:    hours. (A)
rocks and minerals, weathering and soils, rivers, sea
coasts and ocean floors, deserts, volcanism, plate      GEOL        2389 Academic Co-op Geology
tectonics, mountain building, earthquakes and           Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
topographic maps. Lab required. Assessment:             work experience in geology. In conjunction with
Placement in ENGL 1301; MATH 0310; College-             class seminars, the student will set specific goals
Level Reading. 4 credit hours. (A)                      and objectives in the study of geology. Contact the
Note: This course is also offered through the Center    Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural           hours. (A)
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences
Department for further information.                     GERM 1100 Conversational German I
                                                        Intensive practice in spoken German. Prerequisite:
GEOL        1404     Historical Geology                 GERM 1412 or consent of Instructor or Department
An introduction to the earth and its inhabitants as     Chair. Corequisite: GERM 2311. 1 credit hour.
revealed in rocks and fossils. Brief survey of the      (A)
plant and animal kingdoms, elementary principles of
stratigraphy, and a systematic study of the             GERM 1110 Conversational German II
development of the earth from its origin as a planet    Continuation of GERM 1100. Prerequisite:
to the present. Lab required. Prerequisite:             GERM 1100, or consent of Instructor or Department
GEOL 1401 or GEOL 1403. 4 credit hours. (A)             Chair. Corequisite: GERM 2312. 1 credit hour.
                                                        (A)
GERM 1411             Beginning German I                 student will produce a professional project and
Introduction to the basic skills of speaking, reading,   present the results to a panel consisting of peers,
writing, and listening; designed for students with       instructors, or practicing GIS professionals. Lab
little or no previous language training. Includes        required. Prerequisite: GISC 2420. 2 credit hours.
attention to selected aspects of German civilization.    (W)
Instruction enhanced by the use of tapes, slides, and
video cassettes. Lab required. 4 credit hours. (A)       GISC       2281      Cooperative Education-
                                                                              Cartography/GIS
GERM 1412           Beginning German II                  Career-related activities encountered in the student's
Continuation of GERM 1411 with an emphasis on            area of specialization offered through an
the reading of elementary texts. Lab required.           individualized agreement among the college,
Prerequisite: GERM 1411 or consent of Instructor or      employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)                    college and the employer, the student combines
                                                         classroom learning with work experience. Includes
GERM 2311            Intermediate German I               a lecture component. Prerequisite: GISC 2420.
Continued development of the four basic language         2 credit hours. (W)
 skills with increased attention to reading and
 writing. Instruction enhanced by tapes, slides, and     GISC       2402     Geographic Information
 other audio-visual aids. Prerequisite: GERM 1412                             Systems (GIS) Design with
 or consent of Instructor or Department Chair.                                Raster Analysis
 Corequisite: GERM 1100. 3 credit hours. (A)             Raster/remote sensing principles, technologies, and
                                                         applications. Emphasizes processing raster imagery
GERM 2312           Intermediate German II               into useful information to be used in a GIS.
Continuation of GERM 2311. Prerequisite:                 Includes georeferencing and image classification.
GERM 2311, or consent of Instructor or Department        Student final project will be demonstrating raster
Chair. Corequisite: GERM 1110. 3 credit hours.           and remote sensing techniques. Prerequisite:
(A)                                                      ISC 1421. 4 credit hours. (W)

GISC       1311      Introduction to Geographic          GISC       2420      Intermediate Geographic
                     Information Systems (GIS)                                Information Systems (GIS)
Introduction to basic concepts of vector GIS using       This course focuses on the study of spatial data
several industry specific software programs              structures and the display, manipulation, and
including nomenclature of cartography and                analysis of geographic information. Students will
geography. Students will learn how to make maps,         study the technical aspects involved in spatial data
carry out spatial analysis, and build and edit spatial   handling, analysis, and modeling. Instruction will
databases in the context of realistic projects. Lab      include theories and procedures associated with the
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                            implementation and management of GIS projects.
                                                         A variety of GIS software packages will be used in
                                                         the laboratory. Lab required. Prerequisite:
GISC       1421     Introduction to Raster-Based
                                                         GISC 1311. 4 credit hours. (W)
                    Geographic Information
                    Systems (GIS)
Instruction in GIS data sets including raster-based      GOVT       2107      Federal and Texas
information such as images or photographs,                                    Constitutions
acquisition of such data, and processing and             A study of the United States and state constitutions
merging with vector data. Prerequisite/Concurrent        with special emphasis on Texas. Assessment:
enrollment: GISC 1311. 4 credit hours. (W)               Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.
                                                         Prerequisite: By permission only. Enrollment
                                                         limited to students who have already completed a
GISC       2231      Advanced Problems in
                                                         minimum of six (6) credit hours of GOVT courses
                     Geographic Information
                                                         but have not satisified the statutory requirement for
                     Systems (GIS)
Seminar/Capstone course designed for the final           study of the federal and state constitutions. Ensures
                                                         compliance with TEC 51.301. 1 credit hour. (A)
semester of a degree or certificate in Geographic
Information Systems (GIS). Projects will include
individual and group studies of GIS applications
using the skills acquired in previous courses. The
GOVT       2304       Introduction to Political         GRPH       1359     Vector Graphics for
                      Science                                               Production
Introductory survey of the discipline of political      A study and use of vector graphics for production.
science focusing on the scope and methods of the        3 credit hours. (W)
field, and the substantive topics in the discipline
including the theoretical foundations of politics,      GRPH       1380      Cooperative Education-Pre-
political interaction, political institutions and how                        Press/Desktop Publishing and
political systems function. Assessment: Placement                            Digital Imaging Design
in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.                    Career-related activities encountered in the student's
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.    area of specialization offered through an
(A)                                                     individualized agreement among the college,
                                                        employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
GOVT       2305       Federal Government (Federal       college and the employer, the student combines
                      Constitution and Topics)          classroom learning with work experience. Includes
Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution,        a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
structure and powers of the national government         Experience Office. Prerequisite: Consent of
including the legislative, executive, and judicial      Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
branches, federalism, political participation, the
national election process, public policy, civil         HAMG 1313 Front Office Procedures
liberties and civil rights. Assessment: Placement in    Functions of front office operations as they relate to
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit              customer service. Includes a study of front office
hours. (A)                                              interactions with other departments in the lodging
                                                        operation. 3 credit hours. (W)
GOVT       2306       Texas Government (Texas
                      Constitution and Topics)          HAMG 1319 Computers in Hospitality
Origin and development of the Texas Constitution,       An introduction to computers and their relationship
structure and powers of the state and local             as an information system to the hospitality industry.
government, federalism and inter-governmental           The course includes an overview of industry-
relations, political participation, the election        specific software. Lab required. 3 credit hours.
process, public policy and the political culture of     (W)
Texas. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                        HAMG       1321      Introduction to Hospitality
                                                                             Industry
GOVT       2311    Mexican-American Politics            Introduction to the elements of the hospitality
This course explores the impact of Mexican-             industry. 3 credit hours. (W)
Americans on U.S. politics and political institutions
and public policy. Assessment: Placement in
                                                        HAMG       1324     Hospitality Human Resources
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
                                                                            Management
hours. (A)                                              Principles and procedures of human resource
                                                        management in the hospitality industry. 3 credit
GOVT        2389    Academic Co-op Government           hours. (W)
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
 work experience in government. In conjunction
                                                        HAMG 1340 Hospitality Legal Issues
 with class seminars, the student will set specific     A course in legal and regulatory requirements that
 goals and objectives in the study of government.
                                                        impact the hospitality industry. Topics include
 Contact the Cooperative Work Experience Office.
                                                        Occupational Safety and Health Administration
 Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301.
                                                        (OSHA), labor regulations, tax laws, tip reporting,
 Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.   franchise regulations, and product liability laws.
 (A)                                                    3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         HAMG        2380     Cooperative Education-
HAMG       1380      Cooperative Education-                                   Hospitality Administration/
                     Hospitality Administration/                              Management, General
                     Management, General                 Career-related activities encountered in the student's
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   area of specialization offered through an
area of specialization offered through an                individualized agreement among the college,
individualized agreement among the college,              employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      college and the employer, the student combines
college and the employer, the student combines           classroom learning with work experience. Includes
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         HART        1475    Solar Cell and Array
HAMG       2301       Principles of Food and                                  Certification Training
                      Beverage Operations                Review of Solar Cell and Array concepts and
An introduction to food and beverage management          principles in preparation for sitting for a certification
in various hospitality environments. Emphasizes          examination administered by an outside
cost controls from procurement to marketing and          organization or agency. The course includes
sales. Examines forecasting, menu planning and           National and Local Electrical Code requirements.
pricing, logistical support, production, purchasing,     Lab required. Prerequisites: CETT 1403 and
and quality assurance. Prerequisites: HAMG 1313,         MATH 1314 equivalent or higher level, or consent
HAMG 1319, HAMG 1321, HAMG 1324,                         of Program Director. 4 credit hours. (W)
HAMG 1340, HAMG 2301, HAMG 2307 and
HAMG 2337. 3 credit hours. (W)                           HART        2472      Alternative Energy
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods                            Perspectives, Energy Sources,
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up                           Energy Storage, and Energy
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working                                  Distribution
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.          The course covers principles of
                                                         alternative/renewable energy technologies (e.g.
HAMG       2305      Hospitality Management and          Solar Electrical Energy Generation, Solar Thermal
                     Leadership                          Energy Generation, Wind Energy Generation, Geo-
An overview of management and leadership in the          Thermal Energy Generation). Each alternative is
hospitality industry with an emphasis on                 placed in the proper context of the energy equation.
management philosophy, policy formation,                 Traditional energy sources (e.g. coal, oil, natural
communications, motivation, and team building.           gas, hydropower, nuclear) are described and
3 credit hours. (W)                                      contrasted so that the student sees costs and benefits
                                                         of both alternative and traditional energy sources.
                                                         Energy Storage and Energy Distribution is covered
HAMG       2307      Hospitality Marketing and
                                                         as it pertains to each energy technology. Lab
                     Sales
                                                         required. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or consent of
Identification of the core principles of marketing
and sales and their impact on the hospitality            Program Director. 4 credit hours. (W)
industry. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         HIST        1301 United States History I
                                                         A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural,
HAMG       2332      Hospitality Financial
                                                         and intellectual history of the United States from the
                     Management
Methods and applications of financial management         pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction
                                                         period. United States History I includes the study of
within the hospitality industry. Primary emphasis
                                                         pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early
on sales accountability, internal controls, and report
                                                         national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil
analysis. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be
                                                         addressed in United States History I include:
HAMG       2337      Hospitality Facilities              American settlement and diversity, American
                     Management                          culture, religion, civil and human rights,
Identification of building systems, facilities and       technological change, economic change,
sustainability management, and security and safety       immigration and migration, and creation of the
procedures. 3 credit hours. (W)
federal government. Assessment: Placement in             HIST         2321 World Civilizations I
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit               A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural,
hours. (A)                                               religious, and intellectual history of the world from
                                                         the emergence of human cultures through the 15th
HIST        1302     United States History II            century. The course examines major cultural
A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural,   regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia,
and intellectual history of the United States from the   Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions
Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United      over time. Themes include the emergence of early
States History II examines industrialization,            societies, the rise of civilizations, the development
immigration, world wars, the Great Depression,           of political and legal systems, religion and
Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that             philosophy, economic systems and trans-regional
may be addressed in United States History II             networks of exchange. The course emphasizes the
include: American culture, religion, civil and human     development , interaction and impact of global
rights, technological change, economic change,           exchange. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
immigration and migration, urbanization and              College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
suburbanization, the expansion of the federal
government, and the study of U.S. foreign policy.        HIST        2322 World Civilizations II
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-             A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural,
Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)                       religious, and intellectual history of the world from
                                                         the 15th century to the present. The course
HIST        2301     Texas History                       examines major cultural regions of the world in
A survey of the political, social, economic, cultural,   Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania
and intellectual history of Texas from pre-              and their global interactions over time. Themes
Columbian era to the present. Themes that may be         include maritime exploration and transoceanic
addresses in Texas History include: Spanish              empires, nation/state formation and
colonization and Spanish Texas; Mexican Texas; the       industrialization, imperialism, global conflicts and
Republic of Texas; statehood and secession; oil,         resolutions, and global economic integration. The
industrialization, and urbanization; civil rights; and   course emphasizes the development, interaction and
modern Texas. Assessment: Placement in ENGL              impact of global exchange. Assessment: Placement
1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)         in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
                                                         hours. (A)
HIST        2311      Western Civilization I
A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural,   HIST       2327 Mexican-American History I
religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the    This course is a survey of the political, economic,
Mediterranean world from human origins to the 17th       social and cultural history of Mexicans in North
century. Themes that should be addressed in              America from the pre-Colombian Era through 1850,
Western Civilization I include cultural legacies of      with emphasis on the Mexican-American War with
Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Byzantium,             the United States. Assessment: Placement in
Islamic civilizations, and Europe through the Middle     ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
Ages, Renaissance, and Reformations. Assessment:         hours. (A)
Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.
3 credit hours. (A)                                      HIST       2328 Mexican-American History II
                                                         This course is a survey of the political, economic,
HIST        2312      Western Civilization II            social and cultural history of Mexicans in North
A survey of the social, political, economic, cultural,   America from 1850 to present, with emphasis on the
religious, and intellectual history of Europe and the    Mexican-American cultural identity and the Civil
Mediterranean world from the 17th century to the         Rights Movement in the United States. Assessment:
modern era. Themes that should be addressed in           Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.
Western Civilization II include absolutism and           3 credit hours. (A)
constitutionalism, growth of nation states, the
Enlightment, revolutions, classical liberalism,
industrialization, imperialism, global conflict, the
Cold War, and globalism. Assessment: Placement
in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
hours. (A)
HIST        2381    African-American History            HITT        1311 Health Information Systems
Historical, economic, social, and cultural              Introduction to health IT standards, health-related
development of minority groups with an emphasis         data structures, software applications and enterprise
on the experiences of peoples of African descent in     architecture in health care and public health. Lab
the United States from the colonial era to the          required. 3 credit hours. (W)
present. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)              HITT       1342 Ambulatory Coding
                                                        Fundamentals of ambulatory coding rules,
HIST        2389     Academic Co-op History             conventions and guidelines. Lab required.
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on      Prerequisites: HITT 1301, HITT 1305 (or
work experience in history. In conjunction with         SRGT 1301) and POFM 1300. Prerequisite/
class seminars, the student will set specific goals     Concurrent enrollment: BIOL 2404 (or BIOL 2402).
and objectives in the study of history. Contact the     3 credit hours. (W)
Cooperative Work Experience Office. Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours. (A)              HITT       1345 Health Care Delivery Systems
                                                        Examination of delivery systems including
HITT       1160      Clinical I - Health                organization, financing, accreditation, licensure, and
                     Information/Medical Records        regulatory agencies. This course covers alternative
                     Technology                         health care delivery systems. Lab required.
A health-related work-based learning experience         Prerequisite: HITT 1301. Major Requirement: AAS
that enables the student to apply specialized           - Health Information Management. 3 credit hours.
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct       (W)
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Prerequisite: HITT 1301. 1 credit hour. (W)             HITT       2245     Coding Certification Exam
                                                                            Review
HITT        1255      Health Care Statistics            Review of coding competencies and skills in
Principles of health care statistics with emphasis in   preparation for a coding certification exam. This
hospital statistics. Skill development in               course focuses on developing the skills of testing
computation and calculation of health data.             well on the unique course material with the
Assessment: Placement in MATH 1314. 2 credit            objective of passing the coding credentialing exam.
hours. (W)                                              Therefore, the majority of the course involves
                                                        review and testing. Prerequisite: Consent of
HITT       1301      Health Data Content and            Program Director. 2 credit hours. (W).
                     Structure
Introduction to systems and processes for collecting,   HITT       2249 RHIT Competency Review
maintaining, and disseminating primary and              Review of Health Information Technology (HIT)
secondary health related information including          competencies, skills, and knowledge.
content of health record, documentation                 Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: HITT 2361 or
requirements, registries, indices, licensing,           consent of Program Director. 2 credit hours. (W)
regulatory agencies, forms, and screens used in
electronic and paper medical records.                   HITT       2339     Health Information
Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: HITT 1305 (or                           Organization and Supervision
SRGT 1301). 3 credit hours. (W)                         Principles of organization and supervision of
                                                        human, financial, and physical resources. Also
HITT        1305    Medical Terminology I               covers health information for electronic records.
Study of medical terms through word origin and          Lab required. Prerequisites: HITT 1301, HITT 1305
structure. Introduction to abbreviations and            (or SRGT 1301) and HPRS 1271. Major
symbols, surgical and diagnostic procedures, and        Requirement: AAS - Health Information
medical specialties. 3 credit hours. (W)                Management. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         HPRS       1310 Introduction to Pharmacology
HITT       2343      Quality Assessment and              A study of drug classifications, actions, therapeutic
                      Performance Improvement            uses, adverse effects, and routes of administration.
Study of quality standards and methodologies in the      Does NOT include dosage calculations. 3 credit
health information management environment.               hours. (W)
Topics include licensing, accreditation, compilation
and presentation of data in statistical formats,         HPRS        1370 Central Sterile Processing II
quality management and performance improvement           This course explores two subsections of the
functions, utilization management, risk                  IAHCSMM Certification program: A) Inventory
management, and medical staff data quality issues,       Control-prepares the student with organizational
and approaches to assessing patient safety issues and    skills needed to control, track and distribute
implementation of quality management and                 inventory through the use of different techniques in
reporting through electronic systems. Lab required.      inventory control and distribution, as well as the use
Prerequisites: HITT 1255 and HITT 1301. 3 credit         of bar codes and radio frequency identification to
hours. (W)                                               track inventories. B) Sterile Storage and
                                                         Distribution-introduces the basic procedures of
HITT        2346    Advanced Medical Coding              packaging processes through a comparison of
Advanced concepts of ICD and CPT coding rules,           reusable and disposable packaging materials, basic
conventions and guidelines in complex case studies.      package closure methods, and factors, which affect
Investigation of government regulations and              shelf-life and stock rotation. Lab required. 3 credit
changes in health care reporting. Electronic encoder     hours. (W)
use covered and information about ICD-10. Lab
required. Prerequisites: HITT 1305 (or SRGT 1301)        HPRS         1470 Central Sterile Processing I
and POFM 1300. 3 credit hours. (W)                       This course will teach subsections of the
                                                         IAHCSMM Certification program related to: A)
HITT       2361      Clinical II-Health                  Introduction to Central Service-an introduction to
                     Information/Medical Records         the central service role, surgical supplies, basic and
                     Technology                          specialty surgical instruments, and packaging and
A health-related work-based learning experience          sterilization. B) Infection Control and Occupational
that enables the student to apply specialized            Safety-related to the principles and practice of
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct        infection control and OSHA guidelines along with
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.    common safety and hazards protocols. C)
Students should take this course in their final          Regulations and Standards-teaches the difference
semester. Prerequisites: HITT 1160 and consent of        between the regulations and voluntary and
Program Director. 3 credit hours. (W)                    regulatory standards, the role and responsibilities of
                                                         federal agencies that impact Central Services, and
                                                         the important aspects of the regulations and
HPRS        1204     Basic Health Profession Skills
                                                         standards they administer. Lab required. 4 credit
A study of the concepts that serve as the foundation
                                                         hours. (W)
for health profession courses, including client care
and safety issues, basic client monitoring, and health
documentation methods. Lab required. 2 credit            HPRS        1471 Central Sterile Processing III
hours. (W)                                               An exploration of the subsections of the IAHCSMM
                                                         Certification program: A) Instrument and Instrument
                                                         Identification-identifying surgical instruments by
HPRS       1271       Introduction to the Healthcare
                                                         name and purpose, examination of the process by
                      System
An overview of roles of various members of the           which surgical instruments are manufactured and
                                                         prepared for the sterilization process. B)
healthcare system and their educational
                                                         Endoscopic Instruments-proper care, handling and
requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of
                                                         processing of endoscopic instruments. C)
healthcare. Additional concepts explored include the
                                                         Decontamination-describe how reusable equipment,
healthcare system, the continuum of care, levels of
care, length of stay, healthcare providers, legal and    instruments, and supplies are cleaned and
ethical aspects of healthcare, reimbursement,            decontaminated by means of manual or mechanical
                                                         cleaning processes and chemical disinfection and
healthcare policy determination and health insurance
                                                         the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment
and managed care. 2 credit hours. (W)
                                                         (PPE) and Standard Precautions. D) Preparation
and Handling-relates to basic principles of various     HRPO       2301    Human Resources
packaging materials and closure methods used for                           Management
sterilization preparation as they relate to the         Behavioral and legal approaches to the management
Association of Advancement of Medical Instrument        of human resources in organizations. 3 credit hours.
(AAMI) standards. E) Sterilization-relates              (W)
sterilization procedures and theory including high
and low temperature sterilization, sterilization        HRPO        2307 Organizational Behavior
equipment, types of sterilizers, various cycles,        The analysis and application of organizational
quality assurance concepts, documentation,              theory, group dynamics, motivation theory,
standards, policies and procedures. Lab required.       leadership concepts, and the integration of
4 credit hours. (W)                                     interdisciplinary concepts from the behavioral
                                                        sciences. Prerequisite: BMGT 1327. 3 credit hours.
HPRS       1561      Clinical-Health Services/Allied    (W)
                     Health/Health Sciences,
                     General                            HUMA       1301      Introduction to the
A health-related work-based learning experience                              Humanities
that enables the student to apply specialized           Introduction to the Humanities focuses on the study
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct       and appreciation of representative examples of
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.   visual and performing arts, literature, music and
This course is an exploration of teamwork and the       religion of various world cultures. The exploration
application of practical principles in the role of      of interrelationships of the arts and their
Central Sterile Processing Tech through "hands on"      philosophies emphasizes the nature of humankind
experience. 5 credit hours. (W)                         and the need to create. Assessment: Placement in
                                                        ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
HPRS       2232     Health Care communications          hours. (A)
Methods of communication with clients, client
support groups, healthcare professionals, and           HUMA       1305      Introduction to Mexican-
external agencies. 2 credit hours. (W)                                       American Studies
                                                        Introduction to the field of Mexican-
                                                        American/Chicano/a Studies investigates the field
HPRS       2300     Pharmacology for Health
                                                        from its inception to the present. This
                     Professions
                                                        interdisciplinary survey is designed to introduce
A study of drug classifications, actions, therapeutic
                                                        students to the salient cultural, economic,
uses, adverse effects, routes of administration, and
                                                        educational, historical, political, and social aspects
calculation of dosages. Prerequisites: SRGT 1260
                                                        of the Mexican-American/Chicano/a experience.
and SRGT 1409. Corequisites: SRGT 1541 and
                                                        Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
SRGT 1561. Major Requirement: AAS-Surgical
                                                        Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
Technology. 3 credit hours. (W)

                                                        IBUS       1354      International Marketing
HPRS         2301    Pathophysiology
Study of the pathology and general health                                    Management
                                                        Analysis of international marketing strategies using
management of diseases and injuries across the life
                                                        market trends, costs, forecasting, pricing, sourcing,
span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the
                                                        and distribution factors. Development of an
physical and psychological reactions to diseases and
                                                        international marketing plan. 3 credit hours. (W)
injuries. 3 credit hours. (W)

                                                        IBUS        2341 Intercultural Management
HPRS       2321      Medical Law and Ethics for
                                                        Cross-cultural comparisons of management and
                     Health Professionals
                                                        communications processes. Emphasizes cultural
Principles, procedures, and regulations governing
                                                        ethnic geographic distinctions and antecedents that
the legal and ethical relationships among physicians,
                                                        affect individual, group, and organizational
patients, and health care professionals. Includes
                                                        behavior. May include sociocultural demographics,
current ethical issues related to the various
                                                        economics, technology, legal issues, negotiations,
healthcare professions and patient confidentiality.
                                                        and processes of decision making in the
3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        international cultural environment. 3 credit hours.
                                                        (W)
IFWA       1310     Nutrition and Menu Planning
Application of principles of nutrition in planning       IMED         2311 Portfolio Development
menus for the food service industry. 3 credit hours.     Preparation and enhancement of portfolio to meet
(W)                                                      professional standards, development of presentation
                                                         skills, and improvement of job-seeking techniques.
IFWA       1319      Meat Identifying and                This is a capstone course which is to be completed
                     Processing                          during the last semester of the E-Business
A study of the identification and characteristics of     Development program. Lab required. 3 credit
wholesale and retail cuts of meat; hotel, restaurant,    hours. (W)
and institutional cuts of meat; U.S.D.A quality
grades; quality control; and the Federal Meat            IMED        2315 Web Design II
Inspection Regulation. Lab required. Prerequisites:      A study of mark-up language advanced layout
CHEF 1301, CHEF 1305, and CHEF 2331. 3 credit            techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on
hours. (W)                                               identifying the target audience and producing web
                                                         sites according to accessibility standards, cultural
IMED        1301     Introduction to Digital Media       appearance, and legal issues. Lab required.
A survey of the theories, elements, and                  Prerequisite: IMED 1316. 3 credit hours. (W)
hardware/software components of digital media.
Emphasis on conceptualizing and producing digital        IMED       2345      Interactive Digital Media II -
media presentations. The focus of the class is                                Flash II
interface design, including: color theory,               Instruction in the use of scripting languages to
typography, graphics, layout, and interactive design.    create interactive digital media applications.
3 credit hours. (W)                                      Advanced use of graphics and sound to create
                                                         interactive multimedia animations using industry
IMED        1316    Web Design I                         standard authoring software. Prerequisite:
Instruction in web design and related graphic design     IMED 1345 or consent of Instructor or Department
issues including mark-up languages, web sites and        Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
browsers. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTC 1325
or consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)            IMED       2359 Interactive Web Elements
                                                         Production of projects using current web
IMED       1341      Interface Design                    development tools that may incorporate dynamic
Skill development in the interface design process        data, web graphics, animation, video and audio
including selecting interfaces relative to a project's   streaming. Lab required. Prerequisite: IMED 2315
content and delivery system. Emphasis on aesthetic       or consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)
issues such as iconography, screen composition,
colors, and typography. Prerequisite: ITSE 1311 or       INDS       1271     Perspectives on Sustainable
consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit                           Living and Environmentally
hours. (W)                                                                    Conscious Building
                                                         The course provides a forum for discussion of
IMED        1345     Interactive Digital Media I         perspectives on the principles involved in
Exploration of the use of graphics and sound to          Sustainable Living and Environmentally Conscious
create interactive digital media applications and/or     Building. 2 credit hours. (W)
animations using industry standard authoring
software. Lab required. Prerequisite: ITSE 1311.         INDS       1280      Cooperative Education-
3 credit hours. (W)                                                           Interior Design-Green Design
                                                         Career related activities encountered in the student's
IMED        2309    Internet Commerce                    area of specialization offered through an
An overview of the Internet as a marketing and sales     individualized agreement among the college,
tool with emphasis on developing a prototype for         employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
electronic commerce. Lab required. Prerequisite:         college and the employer, the student combines
ITSE 1311 or consent of Instructor or Department         classroom learning with work experience. Includes
Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)                               a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
                                                         Experience Office. 2 credit hours. (W)
INDS        1301      Basic Elements of Design            elements from the post-Renaissance period to
A study of basic design concepts with projects in         present time. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
shape, line, value, texture, pattern, spatial illusion,
and form. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)               INDS         1371 Introduction to Green Design
                                                          A general study of Green Design and sustainable
INDS        1315      Materials, Methods and              environment. Explore the basic principles of
                      Estimating                          Green/Sustainable Design including passive solar,
A study of materials, methods of construction and         alternative energy, green water technology,
installation, and estimating for interior design          recycling, green building certification outline, and
applications. Lab required. Prerequisite:                 interior air quality in built environment. Lab
INDS 1301 or consent of Program Director. 3 credit        required. 3 credit hours. (W)
hours. (W)
                                                          INDS       1372      Computer-Aided Drafting for
INDS        1319     Technical Drawing for                                     Interior Designers
                     Interior Designers                   An introduction to computer-aided drafting.
An introduction to reading and preparing technical        Emphasis is placed on setup; general knowledge of
construction drawings for interior design, including      CAD software; reading basic blueprint; creating and
plans, elevations, details, schedules, dimensions and     modifying geometry; storing and retrieving
lettering. Both manual and AutoCAD plans will be          predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling
generated. Lab required. Prerequisite: DFTG 1309.         objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers,
3 credit hours. (W)                                       coordinating systems; and plot/print to scale; interior
                                                          furniture layouts. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
INDS        1341    Color Theory and
                     Applications                         INDS       1373 Green Interiors I
A study of color theory and its applications to           Course introduces students to Green interior design
interior design. Actual interior design will be given     and built environment. Emphasis is placed on:
that will involve applying various color systems,         analyzing Indoor Air Quality, green interior material
with emphasis on Munsell. The student will learn          and finishes, green cleaning materials, and providing
mixing techniques to gain desired hue; value and          plans and solutions for creating a healthier interior
chroma (intensities) for solving design color             environment. Lab required. Prerequisite:
schemes. Color psychology and phenomena will be           INDS 1371. 3 credit hours. (W)
investigated. The students will be introduced to
elements and principles of design and will learn to       INDS       1375     Green Building Certification
achieve balance, rhythm, emphases, harmony, and                                Training
variety through the use of color. Additive and            The course provides a review of Green Building
subtractive color mixing, and relationship of light       Certification and the Principles involved in Green
will be examined. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)       Building Certification in preparation for sitting for a
                                                          certification examination administered by an outside
INDS       1345     Commercial Design I                   organization or agency. Prerequisites: DFTG 1309
A study of design principles applied to furniture         and INDS 1371. 3 credit hours. (W)
layout and space planning for commercial interiors.
Lab required. Prerequisites: INDS 1319,                   INDS       1380      Cooperative Education-
INDS 1371, and INDS 2313. 3 credit hours. (W)                                  Interior Design
                                                          Career-related activities encountered in the student's
INDS        1351     History of Interiors I               area of specialization offered through an
Historical survey of antiquities and European styles      individualized agreement among the college,
and periods of architecture, interiors, and               employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
furnishings. With consideration of Egypt, Greece,         college and the employer, the student combines
Italy, Spain, and France. Lab required. 3 credit          classroom learning with work experience. Includes
hours. (W)                                                a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
                                                          Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
INDS       1352      History of Interiors II
A multi-cultural historical survey of design in
architecture, interiors, furnishings, and decorative
                                                        INEW       2330      Comprehensive Software
INDS        2313      Residential Design I                                   Project: Planning and Design
The study of residential spaces, including the          A comprehensive application of skills learned in
identification of client needs, programming,            previous courses in a simulated workplace. Covers
standards, space planning, drawings, and                the development, testing, and documenting of a
presentations. Lab required. Prerequisites:             complete software and/or hardware solution. This
DFTG 1309, INDS 1301, and INDS 1341. 3 credit           course may be used as a capstone course for a
hours. (W)                                              certificate or degree. Prerequisite: Consent of
                                                        Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)
INDS        2315     Lighting for Interior Designer
Fundamentals of lighting design, including lamps,       INEW        2338 Advanced Java Programming
luminaries, lighting techniques, and applications for   A continuation of Java programming techniques
residential and commercial projects. Lab required.      such as servlets, and advanced graphical functions.
3 credit hours. (W)                                     Topics cover the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition
                                                        (J2EE) which defines the standard for developing
                                                        component-based multi-tier enterprise applications.
INDS       2330     Interior Design Building
                                                        The focus of this class will be on development of
                    Systems
                                                        Java Servlets and Java Server Pages (JSPs).
An overview of building materials, mechanical
systems, and construction techniques as applied to      Prerequisite: COSC 1337 or ITSE 2317 or consent
interior design. Discussion of codes, project           of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit hours.
                                                        (W)
sequencing and the interpretation of detailed
working drawings. Lab required. Prerequisite:
INDS 1345 or consent of Program Director. 3 credit      INEW        2340 Object-Oriented Design
hours. (W)                                              A study of large system analysis and design
                                                        concepts from the object-oriented perspective.
                                                        Includes determining required objects and their
INDS        2335    Residential Design II
                                                        interfaces. Also covers relationships between
A comprehensive study of complex residential
                                                        objects. Lab required. Prerequisite: COSC 1337 or
interior design problems, including advanced space
planning, documentation, specifications, budgets,       COSC 1437 or consent of Department Chair.
and presentation renderings. Lab required.              3 credit hours. (W)
Prerequisites: DFTG 1309, INDS 1319, and
 INDS 2313, or consent of Program Director.             INRW        0315 Integrated Reading/Writing II
3 credit hours. (W)                                     Integration of critical reading and academic writing
                                                        skills. The course fulfills TSI requirements for
                                                        reading and/or writing. This is a combined
INDS        2373     Green Interiors II
                                                        lecture/lab, performance-based course designed to
This advanced course focuses on Green interior
                                                        develop students' critical reading and academic
design and built environment. Emphasis is placed
                                                        writing skills. The focus of the course will be on
on: analyzing recycling contents and procedures,
                                                        applying critical reading skills for organizing,
basic knowledge of LEED (Leadership in Energy
and Environment Design) certification process, and      analyzing, and retaining material and developing
selecting green materials to retrofit the existing      written work appropriate to the audience, purpose,
                                                        situation, and length of the assignment. The course
interior materials. Lab required. Prerequisite:
                                                        integrates preparation in basic academic reading
INDS 1373. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        skills with basic skills in writing a variety of
                                                        academic essays. This is a course with a required
INDS        2374    Sustainable Living                  lab. Completion of this course is equivalent to
The course provides an introduction to sustainable      completion of ENGL 0315 and READ 0310. Lab
thinking toward Green Built Environment.                required. Prerequisites: ENGL 0305 and READ
Emphasis is placed on: analyzing the Indoor             0305, or TSI placement in ENGL 0315 and READ
Environment Quality, the effects of Indoor Air          0310 or consent of Instructor. If you do not meet
Quality on health and the well being of the             placement requirements, check with the instructor to
occupants. The course strives to evaluate the           request consent. 3 credit hours. (D)
relationship between humans and natural resources.      Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
Lab required. Prerequisites: DFTG 1309,                 an associate degree. Developmental courses may
INDS 1371, and INDS 1373. 3 credit hours. (W)           be taken for a combined total of no more than
27 credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
course only once after receiving a grade, including      ITCC       2308     CCNA 3 Cisco Exploration 3-
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it                           LAN Switching and Wireless
will not count against you.                              This course helps students develop an in-depth
                                                         understanding of how switches operate and are
INTC       1307     Instrumentation Test                 implemented in the LAN environment for small and
                    Equipment                            large networks. Detailed explanations of LAN
Theory and application of instrumentation test           switch operations, VLAN implementation, Rapid
equipment. Emphasizes accuracy, limitations of           Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), VLAN Trunking
instruments and calibration techniques. Lab              Protocol (VTP), Inter-VLAN routing, and wireless
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                            network operations. Analyze, configure, verify, and
                                                         troubleshoot VLANs, RSTP, VTP, and wireless
ITAL         1411     Beginning Italian I                networks. Campus network design and Layer 3
Introduction to the basic skills of speaking, reading,   switching concepts are introduced. Lab required.
writing, and listening. Intended for students with       Prerequisite: ITCC 1304. 3 credit hours. (W)
little or no previous training in Italian. Lab
required. 4 credit hours. (A)                            ITCC       2310      CCNA 4 Cisco Exploration 4-
                                                                              Accessing the WAN
ITAL       1412    Beginning Italian II                  This course explains the principles of traffic control
Continuation of ITAL 1411. Lab required.                 and access control lists (ACLs) and provides an
Prerequisite: ITAL 1411 or consent of Instructor or      overview of the services and protocols at the data
Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)                    link layer for wide-area access. Describes user
                                                         access technologies and devices and discover how to
                                                         implement and configure Point-to-Point Protocol
ITCC       1301      CCNA 1 Cisco Exploration I -
                                                         (PPP), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet
                     Network Fundamentals
                                                         (PPPoE), DSL, and Frame Relay. WAN security
A course introducing the architecture, structure,
                                                         concepts, tunneling, and VPN basics are introduced.
functions, components, and models of the internet.
                                                         Discuss the special network services required by
Describes the use of OSI and TCP layered models to
examine the nature and roles of protocols and            converged applications and an introduction to
services at the applications, network, data link, and    quality of service (QoS). Lab required.
                                                         Prerequisite: ITCC 2308. 3 credit hours. (W)
physical layers. Covers the principles and structure
of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet
concepts, media, and operations. Build simple LAN        ITCC       2454      CCNP Routing-Implementing
topologies by applying basic principles of cabling;                           IP Routing
perform basic configurations of network devices,         How to implement, monitor, and maintain routing
including routers and switches; and implementing IP      services in an enterprise network. How to plan,
addressing schemes. Lab required. 3 credit hours.        configure, and verify the implementation of
(W)                                                      complete enterprise LAN and WAN routing
                                                         solutions using a range of routing protocols in IPv4
                                                         and IPv6 environments. Configuration of secure
ITCC       1304      CCNA 2 Cisco Exploration 2-
                                                         routing solutions to support branch offices and
                     Routing Protocols and
                                                         mobile workers. Lab required. Prerequisite:
                     Concepts
                                                         ITCC 2310 or CCNA Certification and consent of
This course describes the architecture, components,
                                                         the Program Director. 4 credit hours. (W)
and operation of routers, and explains the principles
of routing and routing protocols. Students analyze,
configure, verify, and troubleshoot the primary
routing protocols RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF.
Recognize and correct common routing issues and
problems. Model and analyze routing processes.
Lab required. Prerequisite: ITCC 1301. 3 credit
hours. (W)
                                                       ITMT       2401      Windows Server 2008
ITCC       2455     CCNP Switch-Implementing                                 Network Infrastructure
                    IP Switching                                             Configuration
How to implement, monitor, and maintain switching      A course in Windows Server 2008 networking
in converged enterprise campus networks. How to        infrastructure to include installation, configuration,
plan, configure, and verity the implementation of      and troubleshooting of Internet Protocol (IP)
complex enterprise switching solutions. How to         addressing, network services and security. (MS 70-
secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice and          642). Lab required. Prerequisite: ITNW 1358.
video into campus networks. Lab required.              4 credit hours. (W)
Preprequisite: ITCC 2310 or CCNA Certification
and consent of the Program Director. 4 credit hours.   ITMT       2402     Windows Server 2008 Active
(W)                                                                        Directory Configuration
                                                       A study of Active Directory Service on Windows
ITCC       2456    CCNP TSHOOT-Maintaining             Server 2008. Concepts such as Domain Names
                   and Troubleshooting IP              System (DNS) for Active Directory within an
                   Networks                            enterprise network environment. (MS 70-640). Lab
How to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise        required. Prerequisite: ITMT 2401. 4 credit hours.
and switched IP networks. Skills learned include       (W)
the planning and execution of regular network
maintenance, as well as support and troubleshooting    ITMT       2422     Windows Server 2008
using technology-based processes and best practices                         Applications Infrastructure
based on systematic and industry recognized                                 Configuration
approaches. Lab required. Prerequisites:               A course in the installation, configuring,
ITCC 2454 and ITCC 2455 or consent of the              maintaining, and troubleshooting of an Internet
Program Director. 4 credit hours. (W)                  Information Services (IIS) 7.0 web server and
                                                       Terminal Services in Windows Server 2008 (MS 70-
ITCC         2470    Cisco CCNA Security               643). Lab required. Prerequisite: ITMT 2401.
The Cisco CCNA Security curriculum is taken in         4 credit hours. (W)
preparation for the Implementing Cisco ISO
Network Security (IINS) Certification Exam (640-       ITMT       2451     Windows Server 2008: Server
453) leading to the Cisco CCNA Security                                     Administrator
Certification. The course develops knowledge and       In-depth coverage of the skills necessary for the
skills in the network security area using the          entry-level server administrator or information
available Cisco tools and configurations. Through      technology (IT) professional to implement, monitor
in-class lecture and lab sections, the following       and maintain Windows Server 2008 servers. (MS
expertise is developed in the following areas:         70-646). Lab required. Prerequisite: ITMT 2401.
Protocol Sniffers/Analyzers, TCP/IP and common         4 credit hours. (W)
desktop utilities, Cisco IOS software, Cisco VPN
clients, and Packet Tracer (PT). Lab required.         ITMT       2456    Windows Server 2008:
Prerequisite: ITCC 2310 or CCNA Certification and                          Enterprise Administrator
consent of Program Director. 4 credit hours. (W)       A capstone course in the design of Windows Server
                                                       2008 Enterprise Network Infrastructure that meets
ITMT       1370     Configuring and Supporting         business and technical IT requirements for network
                    Microsoft Windows 7                services. (MS 70-647). Lab required. Prerequisite:
Addresses the implementation and desktop support       ITMT 2401. 4 credit hours. (W)
needs of customers that are planning to deploy and
support Microsoft Windows 7 in a variety of stand-
alone and network operating system environments.
In-depth, hands-on training for Information
Technology (IT) professionals responsible for the
planning, implementation, management, and support
of Windows 7 (MS 70-680). Lab required.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1358 or consent of Program
Director. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         learned in previous courses to a case-study-based
ITNW        1358     Network+                            problem in an Enterprise Network. Lab required.
Assists individuals in preparing for Computing           Prerequisite: ITMT 2401. 3 credit hours. (W)
Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)
Network+ certification exam and career as a              ITNW       2473      Information Storage
network professional. Prepares individuals for a                              Management (EMC)
career as a Network Engineer in the Information          The Information Storage Management course
Technology support industry. Includes the various        teaches the skills required in designing Storage
responsibilities and tasks required for service          Systems using Storage Networking Technologies
engineer to successfully perform in a specific           and Virtualization concepts, Business Continuity
environment. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)           approaches, and Storage Security and Management
                                                         strategies. Lab required. Prerequisites: ITMT 1370
ITNW        1370     Cloud+ Computing Essentials         and ITNW 1358. 4 credit hours. (W)
A study of the main cloud computing principles,
concepts, and architecture from a technical and an       ITNW       2474      Advanced Computer
enterprise perspective in terms of moving to and                              Networking Case Study
governing the three types of cloud environments          A study of how to design networks in a hierarchical,
(private, public and hybrid). Lab required.              modular fashion, design WAN networks, develop IP
Prerequisite: ITCC 1301 or ITNW 1358. 3 credit           addressing, and select protocols for various designs.
hours. (W)                                               Also, students will learn how to assess security and
                                                         the implications of voice and wireless traffic. A
ITNW       1380      Cooperative Education-              case study puts students in the role of a network
                     Computer Systems                    administrator proposing solutions to design
                     Networking and                      problems. Study advanced network deployment and
                     Telecommunications                  methods used to configure network devices for
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   effective LAN and WAN traffic management.
area of specialization offered through an                Topics include designing internetworks, managing
individualized agreement among the college,              traffic, configuring various routing and switching
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      protocols, and techniques used for network security.
college and the employer, the student combines           Lab required. Prerequisite: ITCC 2310 or CCNA
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        Certification and consent of Program Director.
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        4 credit hours. (W)
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         ITNW       2475     VMware vSphere:
ITNW       1451     Fundamentals of Wireless                                 Installation, Configuration,
                    LANs                                                     and Management
Design, plan, implement, operate, and troubleshoot       A study of Virtualization in computer network
Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). Includes           technology. The course covers the installation,
WLAN design, installation, and configuration; and        configuration, and management of VMware
WLAN security issues and vendor interoperability         vSphere, which consists of VMware vSphere ESXi
strategies. Lab required. 4 credit hours. (W)            and VMware vCenter Server. Lab required.
                                                         Prerequisites: ITCC 2308 and ITMT 2402. 4 credit
                                                         hours. (W)
ITNW       2350      Enterprise Network: Case
                     Study II
A case study in Convergence Technologies                 ITSC       1305      Introduction to PC Operating
requiring a network engineer to study a problem and                           Systems
design a network solution for an enterprise network.     Introduction to personal computer operating systems
Convergence Technology Case Study II prepares an         including installation, configuration, file
individual for a career in the Information               management, memory and storage management,
Technology support industry as a Network                 control of peripheral devices, and use of utilities.
Engineer. The course includes various                    The Windows operating system will be compared to
responsibilities and tasks required to successfully      that of the Mac OS and a popular Linux distribution
perform in a specific environment. Case Study II         from the end-user perspective. Hands-on lab
challenges the student to apply the network concepts     experience for each operating system is provided.
                                                         3 credit hours. (W)
ITSC       1309     Integrated Software
                    Applications I-MS Office              ITSE        1306 PHP Programming
Introduction to business productivity software suites     Introduction to PHP, including the design of web-
using word processing, spreadsheets, databases,           based applications, arrays, strings, regular
and/or presentation software. Prerequisite:               expressions, file input/output, e-mail and database
POFT 1127 or POFT 1329 or POFT 2301 or                    interfaces, stream and network programming,
consent of Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit           debugging, and security. Emphasizes hands-on
hours. (W)                                                programming skills necessary to develop secure and
                                                          reliable PHP based web applications. Lab required.
ITSC       1316      Linux Installation and               Prerequisites: COSC 1315 and ITSE 1311 or
                      Configuration                       consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit
Introduction to Linux operating system. Includes          hours. (W)
Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and
commands, upgrading, networking, security, and            ITSE       1311 Beginning Web Programming
application installation. Emphasizes hands-on             Skill development in web programming including
setup, administration, and management of Linux.           mark-up and scripting languages. May include use
Lab required. Prerequisite: ITNW 1358 or consent          of XHTML, CGI, JavaScript, and/or ASP.
of Instructor or Program Director. 3 credit hours.        Introduction to structure and object oriented
(W)                                                       programming design. Students use Cascading Style
                                                          Sheets (CSS), XHTML, and JavaScript to design
ITSC       2339      Personal Computer Help Desk          and implement interactive web pages. Hands-on
                     Support                              labs allow student to experience each topic
Diagnosis and solution of user hardware and               discussed. 3 credit hours. (W)
software related problems with on-the-job and/or
simulated projects. Lab required. Prerequisites:          ITSE       1330      Introduction to C#
ITNW 1358 and ITSC 1305, or consent of                                         Programming
Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)                           A study of C# syntax including data types, control
                                                          structures, functions, syntax, and semantics of the
ITSC       2380      Cooperative Education-               language, classes, class relationships, and exception
                     Computer and Information             handling. Prerequisite: COSC 1315 or COSC 1436
                     Sciences, General                    or consent of Instructor or Department Chair.
Career-related activities encountered in the student's    3 credit hours. (W)
area of specialization offered through an
individualized agreement among the college,               ITSE       1332     Introduction to Visual
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the                            Basic.NET Programming
college and the employer, the student combines            A study of Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) syntax
classroom learning with work experience. Includes         including: data types, control structures, functions,
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work         syntax, and semantics of the language, classes, class
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)                    relationships, and exception handling. An
                                                          introduction to programming using the Visual
ITSE        1301     Web Design Tools – Graphics          Basic.NET language. 3 credit hours. (W)
Designing and publishing Web documents
according to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)              ITSE       1347      Programming with Visual
standards. Emphasis on optimization of graphics                                Basic.NET
and images and exploration of the tools available for     Designing and developing enterprise applications
creating and editing Web documents. Includes in-          using Microsoft Visual Basic.NET in the
depth technical investigation of digital imaging on       Microsoft.NET Framework. Includes reference
the computer using image editing and/or image             types, class relationships, polymorphism, operators
creation software. Manipulation, creation, and            overloading, and creating and handling exceptions.
editing of digital images for a wide assortment of        An introduction to Object Oriented Programming
output. Will explore use of industry standard web         techniques. Prerequisite: ITSE 1332. 3 credit
editing and graphics software packages such as            hours. (W)
Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Dreamweaver.
3 credit hours. (W)
                                                       use of current SDK, to design of applications and
ITSE       1356      Extensible Markup Language        industry business practices. Prior programming
                     (XML)                             experience in either C#, Visual Basic, or an Object-
Introduction of skills and practices related to        Oriented Programming language is recommended
Extensible Markup Language (XML). Includes             for this course. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Document Type Definition (DTD), well-formed and        ITSE 1330 or ITSE 1332 or consent of Instructor or
valid XML documents, XML schemes, and                  Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
Extensible Style Language (XSL). Prerequisite:
ITSE 1311 or consent of Instructor or Department       ITSE       1373      Android Mobile Programming
Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)                                                  I
                                                       This course introduces mobile application
ITSE       1359      Introduction to Scripting         development for the Android platform. Students
                     Languages - AJAX/jQuery           will learn how to design, develop, test, and debug
Introduction to scripting languages including: basic   mobile Android applications. Topics include the
data types, control structures, regular expressions,   Android Software Developement Kit (SDK), design
input/output, and textual analysis. Students will      principles, application structure, and current issues
learn how to design and implement programming          in programming mobile devices. Prerequisite:
solutions using JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets,    COSC 1337 or consent of Instructor or Department
and XML. Course includes introduction to AJAX          Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
(Asynchronous JavaScript) and related technologies.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2302 or consent of Instructor.      ITSE        1374 Mobile Web
3 credit hours. (W)                                    Course explores creating mobile web sites using
                                                       HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Course will focus on
ITSE       1370     Introduction to iOS Mobile         mobile web development for smartphones. Course
                    Development                        may provide a general overview of multiple mobile
Course explores developing applications for iOS        devices, or concentrate on a specific mobile device
based devices such as iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.     such as iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows
Course will provide an overview of iOS                 mobile. Prerequisite: ITSE 2302 or consent of
development from use of current iOS SDK, to            Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
design of applications and industry business
practices. Lab required. Prerequisite: COSC 1315       ITSE       1380      Cooperative Education -
or COSC 1436 or consent of Instructor or                                    Computer Programming/
Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)                                       Programmer, General
                                                       Career-related activities encountered in the student's
ITSE       1371      iPhone (iOS) Programming I-       area of specialization offered through an
                     Objective C                       individualized agreement among the college,
This course is intended to prepare the student for     employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
development of iOS devices, including iPhone, iPod     college and the employer, the student combines
Touch and iPad. Objective-C is the native language     classroom learning with work experience. Includes
for iOS development, and the course will cover the     a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
basics of the language and the use of development      Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
tools for mobile device programming. Topics to be
covered will include basic data types, classes and     ITSE       1392      Special Topics in Computer
objects, looping structures, decision making,                               Programming
inheritance and memory management. Course will         Topics address recently identified current events,
also provide an introduction to the Cocoa Touch        skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors
toolkit. Prerequisite: COSC 1315 or COSC 1436 or       pertinent to the technology or occupation and
consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit    relevant to the professional development of the
hours. (W)                                             student. This course was designed to be repeated
                                                       multiple times to improve student proficiency. Lab
ITSE       1372    Windows Mobile                      required. 3 credit hours. (W)
                   Programming I                          Introduction to iPhone Programming
Course explores developing applications for               Course explores developing applications for the
Windows Phone-based devices. Course will provide          iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Course will
an overview of Windows Phone development for
   provide an overview of iPhone development.          with ADO.NET. Prerequisites: ITSE 1332 and
   Will focus on developing with the iPhone SDK        either ITSE 2309 or ITSW 1307. 3 credit hours.
   along with current issues in programming for the    (W)
   iPhone. Prerequisite: COSC 1315 or
   COSC 1436 or consent of Instructor or               ITSE       2309    Database Programming –
   Department Chair.                                                      SQL
   Objective-C for iPhone Development                  Database development using database programming
   Course explores developing applications for the     techniques emphasizing database structures,
   iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad using Objective-C       modeling, and database access. 3 credit hours. (W)
   programming language. The course will focus
   on the Objective-C programming language and         ITSE        2313 Web Authoring-Dreamweaver
   the Cocoa toolkit used in iPhone and iPad           Instruction in designing and developing web pages
   development. Prerequisite: COSC 1315 or             that incorporate text, graphics, and other supporting
   COSC 1436 or consent of Instructor or               elements using current technologies and authoring
   Department Chair.                                   tools. Prerequisite: ITSE 1311 or consent of
                                                       Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
ITSE      1393       Special Topics in Computer
                     Systems Analysis                  ITSE       2334    Advanced Visual Basic.NET
Topics address recently identified current events,                        Programming with ASP.NET
skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors      Continuation of Visual Basic.NET programming
pertinent to the technology or occupation and          using advanced features. Windows Forms,
relevant to the professional development of the        ADO.NET, XML, Data Bound Controls, DataSet,
student. This course was designed to be repeated       Assemblies, Attributes, Reflection, Marshalling and
multiple times to improve student proficiency. Lab     Remoting, Threads and Synchronization, Streams,
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                          Deployment, Generics, Partial Classes, Application
                                                       Blocks, and data encryption. Emphasizes using the
   Business Intelligence                               more advanced features of the .NET Framework
   An introduction to Business Intelligence analysis   Class Library and web programming with
   and reporting. The topics of study will include     ASP.NET. Prerequisites: ITSE 1311 and
   creating a data source, dimensional model,          ITSE 1347. 3 credit hours. (W)
   dimensions and measures, attribute relationships
   and user-defined hierarchies, calculated
   members, aggregations, and analysis reports         ITSE       2338     C# Database Development
   using Excel. Prerequisites: ITSE 2309 and                               with ADO.NET and LINQ
   ITSW 1304 or consent of Instructor or               C# applications to access data from a database.
   Department Chair.                                   Emphasizes Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
                                                       and database programming with ADO.NET.
                                                       Prerequisite: ITSE 1330 or consent of Instructor or
ITSE      2302       Intermediate Web                  Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
                     Programming
Techniques for web development. Includes server-
side and client-side scripting. Topics may include     ITSE       2353     Advanced C# Programming
Perl, HTML, Java applets, JavaScript, and/or ASP.                          with ASP.NET
Students design and implement fully interactive web    Continuation of C# programming using advanced
sites using Dynamic HTML (DHTML) techniques            features of the .NET Framework Class Library.
that combine XHTML with CSS and JavaScript.            Windows Forms, ADO.NET, XML, Data Bound
Hands-on labs allow students to experience each of     Controls, DataSet, Assemblies, Attributes,
the topics discussed. Prerequisite: ITSE 1311 or       Reflection, Marshalling and Remoting, Threads and
consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit    Synchronization, Streams, Deployment, Generics,
hours. (W)                                             Partial Classes, Application Blocks, and data
                                                       encryption. Emphasizes using the more advanced
                                                       features of the .NET Framework Class Library and
ITSE      2304    Visual Basic.NET Database            web programming with ASP.NET. Prerequisite:
                  Development with ADO.NET             ITSE 1330 or consent of Department Chair. 3 credit
Visual Basic.NET applications to access data from a    hours. (W)
database. Emphasizes Object-Oriented
Programming (OOP) and database programming
                                                         ITSW       1304      Introduction to Spreadsheets-
ITSE       2354      Advanced Oracle PL/SQL                                   Excel
A continuation of Oracle SQL. Topics include             Instruction in the concepts, procedures, and
hierarchical queries, set based subqueries, correlated   application of electronic spreadsheets. 3 credit
subqueries, scripting, and scripting generation.         hours. (W)
Emphasizes stored procedures PL/SQL objects,
large objects, data structures and processing for        ITSW       1307      Introduction to Database-
aggregated data, and Business Intelligence Query                              Access
and Analysis. Lab required. Prerequisite:                Introduction to database theory and the practical
ITSE 2309. 3 credit hours. (W)                           applications of a database. Emphasis on database
                                                         design, custom reports, file management, and
ITSE        2371    iPhone (iOS) Programming II          application creation. 3 credit hours. (W)
Course explores developing applications for iOS
devices (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad). The course        ITSW       1380      Cooperative Education-Data
will focus on data management, network                                        Processing and Data
connectivity, and other advanced iOS programming                              Processing Technology/
topics. Prerequisites: ITSE 1370 and ITSE 1371 or                             Technician
consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit      Career-related activities encountered in the student's
hours. (W)                                               area of specialization offered through an
                                                         individualized agreement among the college,
ITSE       2372     Windows Mobile                       employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
                    Programming II                       college and the employer, the student combines
This course continues to explore mobile application      classroom learning with work experience. Includes
development for the Windows Phone platform.              a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
Students will design, develop, test, and debug more      Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
advanced Windows Phone applications. Course will
focus on more advanced topics related to                 ITSW       2380      Cooperative Education-Data
programming mobile devices. Lab required.                                     Processing and Data
Prerequisite: ITSE 1372 or consent of Instructor or                           Processing Technology/
Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)                                         Technician
                                                         Career-related activities encountered in the student's
ITSE       2373     Android Mobile Programming           area of specialization offered through an
                    II                                   individualized agreement among the college,
This course continues to explore mobile application      employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
development for the Android platform. Students           college and the employer, the student combines
will design, develop, test, and debug more advanced      classroom learning with work experience. Includes
mobile Android applications. Course will focus on        a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
more advanced topics related to programming              Experience Office. Prerequisite: ITSW 1380 or
mobile devices. Prerequisite: ITSE 1373 or consent       consent of Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit hours.
(W)                                                      ITSY       1400     Fundamentals of Information
                                                                             Security (Security +)
ITSE       2380      Cooperative Education-              An introduction to information security including
                     Computer Programming/               vocabulary and terminology, ethics, the legal
                     Programmer, General                 environment, and risk management. Identification
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   of exposures and vulnerabilities and appropriate
area of specialization offered through an                countermeasures are addressed. The importance of
individualized agreement among the college,              appropriate planning, policies and controls is also
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      discussed. Lab required. Prerequisite: ITNW 1358.
college and the employer, the student combines           4 credit hours. (W)
classroom learning with work experience. Includes
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        ITSY      2300 Operating System Security
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)                   Safeguard computer operating systems by
                                                         demonstrating server support skills and designing
                                                         and implementing a security system. Identify
security threats and monitor network security         biometric methods used to authenticate to digital
implementations. Use best practices to configure      devices. Prerequisites: ITSY 2300 and ITSY 2301
operating systems to industry security standards.     or consent of Instructor or Program Director.
Lab required. Prerequisite: Any ITCC, ITMC, ITMT      3 credit hours. (W)
or ITNW course, or consent of Instructor or
Program Director. 3 credit hours. (W)                 ITSY       2572      Certified Information Systems
                                                                           Security Professional (CISSP)
ITSY       2301      Firewalls and Network                                 Common Body of Knowledge
                     Security                                              Domain Instruct
Identify elements of firewall design, types of        An in-depth study of the 10 domains which make up
security threats and responses to security attacks.   the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) of
Use Best Practices to design, implement, and          information security professionals. The course is
monitor a network security plan. Examine security     designed to instruct individuals to implement solid
incident postmortem reporting and ongoing network     security practices, perform risk analysis, identify
security activities. Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 or       necessary countermeasures, and help the enterprise
consent of Instructor or Program Director. 3 credit   as a whole protect its facility, network, systems, and
hours. (W)                                            information. Prerequisites: ITSY 1400 and
                                                      ITSY 2300 or equivalent experience and consent of
ITSY       2341      Security Management              Program Director. 5 credit hours. (W)
                     Practices
In-depth coverage of security management              ITSY       2575     Certified Information Security
practices, including asset evaluation and risk                            Manager (CISM)
management; cyber law and ethics issues; policies     An in depth study of the five domains covered on
and procedures; business recovery and business        the ISACA* - CISM professional certification exam.
continuity planning; network security design; and     Each domain (Information Security Governance,
developing and maintaining a security plan. Lab       Information Risk Management, Information
required. Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 or consent of       Security Program Development, Information
Program Director. 3 credit hours. (W)                 Security Program Management, and Incident
                                                      Management and Response) covers the knowledge
ITSY       2342     Incident Response and             and tasks that cybersecurity professionals are
                    Handling                          expected to know how to perform in the workplace.
In-depth coverage of incident response and incident   *Previously known as Information Systems Audit
handling, including identifying sources of attacks    and Control Association. Prerequisite: ITSY 1400
and security breaches; analyzing security logs;       or ITSY 2300 or equivalent experience and consent
recovering the system to normal; performing           of the Program Director. 5 credit hours. (W)
postmortem analysis; implementing and modifying
security measures. Prerequisite: ITSY 2300 or         JAPN         1411 Beginning Japanese I
consent of Instructor or Program Director. 3 credit   Introduction to the basic skills of speaking, reading,
hours. (W)                                            writing, and listening with attention to selected
                                                      aspects of Japanese culture; designed for students
ITSY        2343    Computer System Forensics         with little or no previous language training.
In-depth study of system forensics including          Instruction is enhanced by the use of tapes, slides,
methodologies used for analysis of computer           and video cassettes. Lab required. 4 credit hours.
security breaches. Gather and evaluate evidence to    (A)
perform postmortem analysis of a security breach.
Lab required. Prerequisite: ITSY 2342 or consent of   JAPN       1412 Beginning Japanese II
Instructor or Program Director. 3 credit hours. (W)   A continuation of JAPN 1411. Lab required.
                                                      Prerequisite: JAPN 1411 or consent of Instructor or
ITSY       2371       e-Commerce and Biometric        Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)
                      Authentication
Capstone experience for the security curriculum.      JAPN       2311 Intermediate Japanese I
Examine digital cryptography including various        Continuing development of the four basic skills of
encryption and key exchange methods. Public Key       speaking, reading, writing, and listening,
Infrastructure, digital certificates and digital      emphasizing conversational and reading skills.
signatures. Learn e-Commerce and hands-on             Designed for students who have completed
Beginning Japanese II. Additional Kanji structures       role in employment law. Prerequisite: LGLA 1307
are introduced. Also includes attention to selected      or consent of department. 3 credit hours. (W)
aspects of Japanese culture. Lab required.
Prerequisite: JAPN 1412 or consent of Instructor or      LGLA         1342 Federal Civil Litigation
Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)                    Fundamental concepts and procedures of federal
                                                         civil litigation including pretrial, trial, and post-trial
JAPN       2312     Intermediate Japanese II             phases of litigation emphasizing the paralegal's role
Continued development of four basic language skills      in the federal civil litigation process. 3 credit hours.
with emphasis on conversation and reading skills.        (W)
Additional Kanji and grammar structures are
introduced. Includes attention to selected aspects of    LGLA       1343 Bankruptcy
Japanese culture. Lab required. Prerequisite:            Fundamental concepts of bankruptcy law and
JAPN 2311 or consent of Instructor or Department         procedure are presented including individual and
Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)                               business liquidation and reorganization with
                                                         emphasis on the paralegal's role. 3 credit hours.
LEAD       1301       Introduction to Leadership         (W)
                       Theory (SLA I)
Study of the various theoretical and practical           LGLA        1344 Texas Civil Litigation
concepts of leadership and the development of            Fundamental concepts and procedures of Texas civil
leadership styles. Deliver presentations, create         litigation including pretrial, trial, and post-trial
individual portfolios, and work in teams developing      phases of litigation emphasizing the paralegal's role
strategic initiatives. Prerequisites: Student must       in the Texas civil litigation process. Prerequisites:
have a 2.5 GPA, and submit application for               LGLA 1303, LGLA 1342, and LGLA 2303, or
consideration and admittance. 3 credit hours. (A)        consent of Instructor or Department Faculty
Note: This academic course has limited                   Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)
transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
at your transfer institution.
                                                         LGLA        1353     Wills, Trusts, and Probate
                                                                              Administration
LGLA        1303     Legal Research                      Fundamental concepts of the law of wills, trusts, and
Presents standard and/or computer assisted legal         probate administration emphasizing on the
research techniques in a law library emphasizing the     paralegal's role. 3 credit hours. (W)
paralegal's role. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         LGLA       1355 Family Law
LGLA        1305    Legal Writing                        Fundamental concepts of family law including
Fundamentals of legal writing techniques including       formal and informal marriages, divorce, annulment,
case and fact analysis, citation, formats, and legal     marital property, and the parent-child relationship
writing styles emphasizing the paralegal's role in       with emphasis on the paralegal's role in family law.
legal writing. Prerequisite: LGLA 1303. 3 credit         3 credit hours. (W)
hours. (W)
                                                         LGLA        1380     Cooperative Education-Legal
LGLA       1307      Introduction to Law and the                              Assistant/Paralegal
                     Legal Professions                   Career-related activities encountered in the student's
Overview of the law and the legal professions            area of specialization offered through an
including legal concepts, systems, and terminology;      individualized agreement among the college,
substantive areas of law and the federal and state       employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
judicial systems; ethical obligations and regulations;   college and the employer, the student combines
professional trends and issues with emphasis on the      classroom learning with work experience. Includes
paralegal's role. 3 credit hours. (W)                    a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
                                                         Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
LGLA       1323     Employment Law
Presents the fundamental concepts of employment
law, including employment contracts, at-will
employment, governmental regulations, and
discrimination issues, emphasizing the paralegal's
LGLA       2239     Certified Legal Assistant             LGLA        2323 Intellectual Property
                    Review                                Presents the fundamentals of intellectual property
A review of the mandatory and optional topics             law, including creation, procurement, preparation,
covered in the Certified Legal Assistant                  and filing documents related to patents, copyrights,
Examination administered by the National                  trademarks, and the processes of intellectual
Association of Legal Assistants. Prerequisites:           property litigation. Emphasizes the paralegal's role
LGLA 1303, LGLA 1305, and LGLA 1342, or                   in intellectual property law. 3 credit hours. (W)
consent of Department Chair. 2 credit hours. (W)
Note: Must be taken during the last semester of           LGLA       2333     Advanced Legal Document
enrollment in the degree or general certificate                               Preparation
program.                                                  Use of office technology skills in preparation of
                                                          legal documents by paralegals based on hypothetical
LGLA       2303       Torts and Personal Injury           situations drawn from various areas of law. 3 credit
                      Law                                 hours. (W)
Fundamental concepts of tort and personal injury
law including intentional torts, negligence, and strict   MATH 0302 Pre-algebra
liability are presented with emphasis on the              With an emphasis on developing critical thinking
paralegal's role in tort and personal injury law.         skills, a study of arithmetic operations with rational
3 credit hours. (W)                                       numbers, an introduction to algebraic expressions,
                                                          geometric properties, and basic linear equations.
LGLA       2307     Law Office Management                 Lab required. Prerequisite: TSI placement in
Fundamental principles and structure of                   MATH 0302. 3 credit hours. (D)
management, administration, and substantive               Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
systems in the law office including law practice          an associate degree. Developmental courses may be
technology as applied to paralegals. 3 credit hours.      taken for a combined total of no more than 27 credit
(W)                                                       hours. In addition, you may repeat this course only
                                                          once after receiving a grade, including "W". If you
LGLA        2309      Real Property                       drop this course before census day, it will not count
Presents fundamental concepts of real property law        against you.
including the nature of real property, rights and
duties of ownership, land use, voluntary and              MATH 0305 Beginning Algebra
involuntary conveyances, and the recording of and         With an emphasis on developing critical thinking
searching for real estate documents emphasizing the       skills, a study of algebraic vocabulary, concepts, and
paralegal's role in real property law. 3 credit hours.    notation, functions, linear equations, systems of
(W)                                                       linear equations, polynomial expressions, and
                                                          quadratic expressions and equations. Lab required.
LGLA      2311      Business Organizations                Prerequisite: MATH 0302, or TSI placement in
Basic concepts of business organizations including        MATH 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)
law of agency, sole proprietorships, partnerships,        Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of
corporations, and other emerging business entities        an associate degree. Developmental courses may
with emphasis on the paralegal's role. Prerequisite:      be taken for a combined total of no more than 27
LGLA 1307 or LGLA 2333 or consent of Instructor           credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this
or Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)        course only once after receiving a grade, including
                                                          "W". If you drop this course before census day, it
                                                          will not count against you.
LGLA        2313    Criminal Law and Procedure
Fundamental concepts of criminal law and
procedure from arrest to final disposition including      MATH 0310 Intermediate Algebra
principles of federal and state law emphasizing the       A study of relations and functions, inequalities,
role of the paralegal in the criminal justice system.     algebraic expressions and equations (absolute value,
3 credit hours. (W)                                       polynomial, radical, rational), with a special
                                                          emphasis on linear and quadratic expressions and
                                                          equations. Lab required. Prerequisite:
                                                          MATH 0305 or MATH 0406, or TSI placement in
                                                          MATH 0310. 3 credit hours. (D)
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of     required. Lab required. Assessment: Placement in
an associate degree. Developmental courses may be        MATH 1314, MATH 1324, or MATH 1342.
taken for a combined total of no more than 27 credit     Prerequisite: TSI placement. 3 credit hours. (A)
hours. In addition, you may repeat this course only
once after receiving a grade, including "W". If you      MATH       1325     Calculus for Business and
drop this course before census day, it will not count                         Economics I
against you.                                             Differential and integral calculus, including
                                                         exponential and logarithmic functions, average
MATH 0406             Introductory Algebra               value of a function, and basic differential equations.
With an emphasis on developing critical thinking         Graphing calculator required. Lab required.
skills, a study of arithmetic operations with rational   Assessment: Placement in MATH 1316,
numbers, an introduction to algebraic vocabulary,        MATH 1325, MATH 1350 or MATH 2373.
concepts, and notation, and geometric properties,        Prerequisite: MATH 1314, MATH 1324, or
functions, linear equations, systems of linear           MATH 1414. 3 credit hours. (A)
equations, polynomial expressions, and quadratic
expressions and equations. Lab required.                 MATH 1332 Math for Liberal Arts I
Prerequisite: TSI placement in MATH 0406.                Topics include logic, sets, graphs and applications
4 credit hours. (D)                                      of functions, mathematics of finance, probability,
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of     and statistics. Other topics may include voting
an associate degree. Developmental courses may be        theory, sequences, geometry, graph theory, and
taken for a combined total of no more than 27 credit     mathematical systems. This course is NOT intended
hours. In addition, you may repeat this course only      to prepare students for calculus, business, or
once after receiving a grade, including "W". If you      engineering courses.Assessment: Placement in
drop this course before census day, it will not count    MATH 1332. Prerequisite: TSI placement. 3 credit
against you.                                             hours. (A)

MATH 1314            College Algebra                     MATH       1342      Elementary Statistical
In-depth study and applications of polynomial,                                 Methods
rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic           Collection, analysis, presentation and interpretation
functions, and systems of equations using matrices.      of data and probability. Analysis includes
Additional topics such as sequences, series,             descriptive statistics, correlation and regression,
probability, and conics may be included. Graphing        confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Use of
calculator required. Lab required. Assessment:           appropriate technology is recommended. Graphing
Placement in MATH 1314, MATH 1324 or                     calculator required. Lab required. Assessment:
MATH 1342. Prerequisite: TSI placement. 3 credit         Placement in MATH 1314, MATH 1324, or
hours. (A)                                               MATH 1342. Prerequisite: TSI placement. 3 credit
Note: Students may take either MATH 1314 or              hours. (A)
MATH 1414 but not both.
                                                         MATH       1350      Fundamentals of
MATH 1316           Plane Trigonometry                                        Mathematics I
In-depth study and applications of trigonometry          Concepts of sets, functions, numeration systems,
including definitions, identities,inverse functions,     number theory, proportions, percents and properties
solutions of equations, graphing, and solving            of the natural numbers, integers, rational and real
triangles. Additional topics such as vectors, polar      number systems with an emphasis on problem
coordinates and parametric equations may be              solving and critical thinking. Assessment:
included. Graphing calculator required.                  Placement in MATH 1316, MATH 1325,
Assessment: Placement in MATH 1316, MATH                 MATH 1350, or MATH 2373. Prerequisite:
1325, MATH 1350, or MATH 2373. Prerequisite:             MATH 1314 or MATH 1414. 3 credit hours. (A)
MATH 1314 or MATH 1414 or TSI placement.                 Note: This course is a required part of the approved
3 credit hours. (A)                                      field of study curriculum for middle grades (4

MATH 1324            Finite Mathematics
Equations, inequalities, functions, matrices, linear
programming including the simplex method,
probability, and statistics. Graphing calculator
through 8) teacher certification and is also            recursion, sequence and recurrence, elementary
appropriate for early childhood (EC through 4)          number theory, graph theory, and mathematical
education majors.                                       proof techniques. Graphing calculator required.
                                                        Lab required. Prerequisite: MATH 2413. 3 credit
MATH       1351      Fundamentals of                    hours. (A)
                     Mathematics II
Concepts of geometry, probability and statistics, as    MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus Math
well as applications of the algebraic properties of     In-depth combined study of algebra, trigonometry,
real numbers to concepts of measurement with an         and other topics for calculus readiness. Graphing
emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking.      calculator required. Lab required. Assessment:
Assessment: Placement in MATH 1314,                     Placement in MATH 2312. Prerequisite:
MATH 1350, or MATH 1414. Prerequisite:                  MATH 1316. 3 credit hours. (A)
MATH 1314, MATH 1350, or MATH 1414.
3 credit hours. (A)                                     MATH 2318 Linear Algebra
Note: This course is a required part of the approved    Introduces and provides models for application of
field of study curriculum for middle grades (4          the concepts of vector algebra. Topics include finite
through 8) teacher certification and is also            dimensional vector spaces and their geometric
appropriate for early childhood (EC through 4)          significance; representing and solving systems of
education majors.                                       linear equations using multiple methods, including
                                                        Gaussian elimination and matrix inversion;
MATH       1376      Calculus for Business and          matrices; determinants; linear transformations;
                      Economics II                      quadratic forms; eigenvalues and eigenvector; and
Continuation of MATH 1325. In this course,              applications in science and engineering. Graphing
application of differential equations, functions of     calculator required. Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or
several variables, Lagrange Multipliers, Least          MATH 2419. 3 credit hours. (A)
Squares Modeling, multiple integrals and infinite
series will be covered. Basic concepts are related to   MATH 2320 Differential Equations
multivariable calculus. Graphing calculator             Ordinary differential equations, including linear
required. Lab required. Prerequisite: MATH 1325.        equations, systems of equations, equations with
3 credit hours. (A)                                     variable coefficients, existence and uniqueness of
Note: This academic course has limited                  solutions, series solutions, singular points, transform
transferability at this time. Check with an advisor     methods, and boundary value problems; application
at your transfer institution.                           of differential equations to real-world problems.
                                                        Graphing calculator required. Prerequisite:
MATH 1414            College Algebra                    MATH 2414 or MATH 2419. 3 credit hours. (A)
In-depth study and applications of polynomial,
rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic          MATH       2373      Matrices, Vectors, and Linear
functions, and systems of equations using matrices.                           Programming
Additional topics such as sequences, series,            Not for science majors. A study of matrices,
probability, and conics may be included. Graphing       vectors, determinants, inverses, system of linear
calculator required. Assessment: Placement in           equations, and linear programming with
MATH 1414. Prerequisite: TSI placement. 4 credit        applications. Scientific calculator required.
hours. (A)                                              Assessment: Placement in MATH 1316,
Note: Students may take either MATH 1314 or             MATH 1325, MATH 1350, or MATH 2373.
MATH 1414 but not both.                                 Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or MATH 1414. 3 credit
                                                        hours. (A)
MATH 2305           Discrete Mathematics                Note: This academic course has limited
A course designed to prepare math, computer             transferability at this time. Check with an advisor
science, and engineering majors for a background in     at your transfer institution.
abstraction, notation, and critical thinking for the
mathematics most directly related to computer           MATH 2413 Calculus I
science. Topics include: logic, relations, functions,   Limits and continuity; the Fundamental Theorem of
basic set theory, countability and counting             Calculus; definition of the derivative of a function
arguments, proof techniques, mathematical               and techniques of differentiation; applications of the
induction, combinatorics, discrete probability,         derivative to maximizing or minimizing a function;
the chain rule, mean value theorem, and rate of          Note: Students may take either MATH 2413 or
change problems; curve sketching; definite and           MATH 2417 but not both.
indefinite integration of algebraic, trigonometic, and   Note: This course is also offered through the Center
transcendental functions, with an application to         for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
calculation of area. Graphing calculator required.       Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Mathematics
Lab included. Assessment: Placement in                   Department for further information.
MATH 2413 or higher. Prerequisite: MATH 2312.
4 credit hours. (A)                                      MATH 2419 Accelerated Calculus II
Note: Students may take either MATH 2413 or              A study of infinite series, parametric equations and
MATH 2417 but not both.                                  polar functions, vectors in two and three
Note: This course is also offered through the Center     dimensions, vector-valued functions, functions of
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural            several variables, cylindrical and spherical
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Mathematics               coordinates, partial derivatives, multiple integrals
Department for further information.                      and their applications. Graphing calculator
                                                         required. Lab included. Prerequisite: MATH 2414
MATH 2414           Calculus II                          or MATH 2417. 4 credit hours. (A)
Differentiation and integration of transcendental        Note: Students may take either MATH 2414 or
functions; parametric equations and polar                MATH 2419 but not both.
coordinates; techniques of integration; sequences        Note: This course is also offered through the Center
and series; improper integrals. Graphing calculator      for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
required. Lab included. Prerequisite: MATH 2413.         Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Mathematics
4 credit hours. (A)                                      Department for further information.
Note: Students may take either MATH 2414 or
MATH 2419 but not both.                                  MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance/Billing
Note: This course is also offered through the Center     Emphasizes medical office coding procedures for
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural            payment and reimbursement by patient or third party
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Mathematics               payers for ambulatory care settings. Additional
Department for further information.                      topics may include managed care and medical
                                                         economics. Medical insurance billing included.
MATH 2415           Calculus III                         Lab required. Prerequisite: HITT 1305 (or
Advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and       SRGT 1301). Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment:
vector-valued functions, partial differentiation,        POFM 1300. 3 credit hours. (W)
Lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, and
Jacobians; application of the line integral, including   MRKG       1301     Customer Relationship
Green's Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and                                 Management
Stokes' Theorem. Graphing calculator required.           General principles of customer relationship
Lab included. Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or                 management including skills, knowledge, attitudes,
MATH 2419. 4 credit hours. (A)                           and behaviors. 3 credit hours. (W)
Note: This course is also offered through the Center
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
                                                         MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Mathematics               Introduction to the marketing mix functions and
Department for further information.                      process. Includes identification of consumer and
                                                         organizational needs and explanation of
MATH 2417            Accelerated Calculus I              environmental issues. 3 credit hours. (W)
A study of limits, continuity, the derivative,
applications of the derivatives, the definite and
                                                         MRKG       1380      Cooperative Education-
indefinite integral and their applications, techniques
                                                                              Marketing/Marketing
of integration, derivatives and integrals of
                                                                              Management, General
trigonometric, logarithmic, hyperbolic, and
                                                         Career-related activities encountered in the student's
exponential functions, separable differential
                                                         area of specialization offered through an
equations and their applications. Graphing               individualized agreement among the college,
calculator required. Lab included. Assessment:           employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
Placement in MATH 2413 or higher. Prerequisite:
                                                         college and the employer, the student combines
MATH 2312. 4 credit hours. (A)
                                                         classroom learning with work experience. Includes
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work               MUAP       1117      Flute
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)                          MUAP       1121      Oboe
                                                                MUAP       1125      Bassoon
MRKG 2333            Principles of Selling                      MUAP       1129      Clarinet
Overview of the selling process. Identification of              MUAP       1133      Saxophone
the elements of the communication process between               MUAP       1137      Trumpet
buyers and sellers. Examination of the legal and                MUAP       1141      French Horn
ethical issues of organizations which affect                    MUAP       1145      Trombone
salespeople. 3 credit hours. (W)                                MUAP       1149      Baritone
                                                                MUAP       1153      Tuba
                                                                MUAP       1157      Percussion
MRKG       2348      Marketing Research and
                                                                MUAP       1158      Drum Set
                     Strategies
                                                                MUAP       1161      Guitar
Practical experiences in analyzing marketing studies
using data-driven decision-making processes.                    MUAP       1162      Jazz Guitar
Includes interrelationships among marketing mix.                MUAP       1163      Steel String Guitar
                                                                MUAP       1165      Organ
3 credit hours. (W)
                                                                MUAP       1169      Piano
                                                                MUAP       1170      Jazz Piano
MRKG       2349      Advertising and Sales                      MUAP       1177      Harp
                      Promotion                                 MUAP       1181      Voice
Integrated marketing communications. Includes                   MUAP       1187      Composition
advertising principles and practices. Emphasizes                MUAP       1188      Electroacoustic
multi-media of persuasive communication including                                    Composition
buyer behavior, budgeting, and regulatory                       MUAP       1189      Songwriting
constraints. 3 credit hours. (W)                                MUAP       1190      Arranging
                                                                MUAP       1191      Conducting
MRKG       2381      Cooperative Education-
                     Marketing/Marketing                 MUAP      1195       Secondary-Vocal Performance
                     Management, General                                       for Actors
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   For Theater Students. Private instruction in voice
area of specialization offered through an                concentrating on the development of the dramatic,
individualized agreement among the college,              vocal, musical and artistic skills necessary for
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      professional performance on the contemporary
college and the employer, the student combines           musical theatrical stage. Consists of one 25-minute
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        lesson per week. Students are required to appear in
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        three vocal performances per semester and perform
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)                   a final jury before a panel of vocal and dramatic
                                                         judges. Must contact the Department of Theater for
MUAP       1101 - 1191      Secondary Applied            an audition and obtain a permit from the instructor
                            Music                        prior to registering. Prerequisite: Audition and
Private instruction in the area of the student's         permission of Instructor. Corequisite: At least one
concentration, consisting of one 25-minute lesson        course from the following: any DRAM course,
per week. Students must remain enrolled in 1 credit      MUEN 1152, MUSI 1183 or MUSI 1184. 1 credit
hour of a MUEN course, attend weekly                     hour. (A)
Departmental recitals for the semester, and              Note: Students may receive credit for up to 20 credit
participate in a jury. Contact Music Department for      hours of any combination of MUAP courses. This
permission prior to registering. Prerequisite:           includes MUAP 1101-2295.
Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)
Note: Students may receive credit for up to 20 credit
hours of any combination of MUAP courses. This
includes MUAP 1101-MUAP 2295.
        MUAP 1101             Violin
        MUAP 1105             Viola
        MUAP 1109             Cello
        MUAP 1113             Double Bass
        MUAP 1115             Electric Bass
MUAP       2201 - 2291      Concentration Applied        MUAP      2295       Concentration-Vocal
                            Music                                              Performance for Actors
For full-time Music majors only. Private instruction     For Theater Students. Private instruction in voice
in the area of the student's concentration, consisting   concentrating on the development of the dramatic,
of one 50-minute lesson per week. Students must          vocal, musical and artistic skills necessary for
remain enrolled in 1 (one) credit hour of a MUEN         professional performance on the contemporary
course and at least 4 (four) credit hours to be          musical theatrical stage. Consists of one 50-minute
selected from MUSI, MUEN, MUSB, or MUSC                  lesson per week. Students are required to appear in
courses. All MUAP students must attend weekly            three vocal performances per semester and perform
Departmental recitals for the semester (in addition to   a final jury before a panel of vocal and dramatic
their weekly lession), perform in 1 (one)                judges. Must contact the Department of Theater for
Departmental recital, and participate in a jury at the   an audition and obtain a permit from the instructor
end of the semester. Contact Music Department for        prior to registering. Prerequisite: Audition and
permission prior to registering. Prerequisite:           permission of Instructor. Corequisite: At least one
Audition. 2 credit hours. (A)                            course from the following: any DRAM course,
Note: Students may receive credit for up to 20 credit    MUEN 1152, MUSI 1183 or MUSI 1184. 2 credit
hours of any combination of MUAP courses. This           hours. (A)
includes MUAP 1101-2295.                                 Note: Students may receive credit for up to 20 credit
         MUAP 2201            Violin                     hours of any combination of MUAP courses. This
         MUAP 2205            Viola                      includes MUAP 1101-2295.
         MUAP 2209            Cello
         MUAP 2213            Double Bass                MUEN 1121 Jazz Lab Band
         MUAP 2215            Electric Bass              Participation in a large band concentrating on jazz
         MUAP 2217            Flute                      and commercial music performance styles.
         MUAP 2221            Oboe                       Consisting of 16-21 instrumentalists and one
         MUAP 2225            Bassoon                    vocalist, the band performs both traditional and
         MUAP 2229            Clarinet                   contemporary jazz literature. A number of
         MUAP 2233            Saxophone                  performances both on and off campus are given
         MUAP 2237            Trumpet                    each semester. Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit
         MUAP 2241            French Horn                hour. (A)
         MUAP 2245            Trombone                   Note: Students may take MUEN 1121, MUEN 1122,
         MUAP 2249            Baritone                   and MUEN 1123 for a combined total of no more
         MUAP 2253            Tuba                       than 8 credit hours.
         MUAP 2257            Percussion
         MUAP 2258            Drum Set
                                                         MUEN 1122 Symphonic Wind Ensemble
         MUAP 2261            Guitar                     Study and performance of traditional and
         MUAP 2262            Jazz Guitar
                                                         contemporary symphonic wind literature. Students
         MUAP 2263            Steel String Guitar
                                                         participate in weekly rehearsals and perform on
         MUAP 2265            Organ
                                                         scheduled concerts. Basic instrumental proficiency
         MUAP 2269            Piano
                                                         is required. Lab required. Prerequisite: Audition.
         MUAP 2270            Jazz Piano                 1 credit hour. (A)
         MUAP 2277            Harp
         MUAP 2281            Voice
         MUAP 2287            Composition                MUEN 1131 New Music Ensemble
         MUAP 2288            Electroacoustic            Performs experimental, avant garde, electronic, and
                              Composition                contemporary music for mixed media ensemble.
         MUAP 2289            Songwriting                Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)
         MUAP 2290            Arranging                  Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,
         MUAP 2291            Conducting                 ,MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,
                                                         MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,
                                                         MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total
                                                         of no more than 8 credit hours.
                                                         Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,
MUEN 1132            Keyboard Ensemble                   MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,
Traditional piano literature for multiple performers     MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,
and arrangements for electronic keyboard ensemble.        MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total
Several performances each semester. Prerequisite:        of no more than 8 credit hours.
Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)
Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,            MUEN 1138 Percussion Ensemble
MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135, MUEN                    A small group of percussion players performs jazz
1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138, MUEN 1139, and               and traditional repertoire. Prerequisite: Audition. 1
MUEN 1140 for a combined total of no more than 8         credit hour. (A)
credit hours.                                            Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,
                                                         MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,
MUEN 1133            Woodwind Ensemble                   MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,
A small group of woodwinds performs traditional          MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total
classical repertoire. Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit   of no more than 8 credit hours.
hour. (A)
Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,            MUEN 1139 String Ensemble
MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,                         A small group of string players performs traditional
MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,                         classical repertoire. Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit
MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total            hour. (A)
of no more than 8 credit hours.                          Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,
                                                         MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,
MUEN 1134            Brass Ensemble                      MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,
A small group of brass players performs traditional      MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total
classical repertoire. Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit   of no more than 8 credit hours.
hour. (A)
Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,            MUEN 1140 Jazz Combo
MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,                         Participation in a small jazz ensemble concentrating
MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,                         on jazz and commercial music performance styles.
MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total            Ensemble consists of 4-9 instrumental/vocal
of no more than 8 credit hours.                          members. Repertoire includes instrumental and
                                                         vocal music typical of small jazz groups. A number
MUEN 1135           Expressions Combo                    of performances both on and off campus are given
Expressions Combo is a small ensemble (4-6) of           each semester. Prerequisite: Audition or consent of
musicians who serve as the rhythm section for the        Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
Expressions Vocal Jazz ensemble. In addition to          Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,
rehearsing and performing with Expressions, the          MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,
combo also prepares its own arrangements and             MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,
performs as an independent ensemble. Typical             MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total
repertoire includes bebop, Latin, and fusion             of no more than 8 credit hours.
standards. This ensemble may have several
performances each semester. This group may have          MUEN 1141 Collin Chorale
an annual tour. Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit hour.   Open to all interested students. This mixed choral
(A)                                                      ensemble studies and performs a wide variety of
Note: Students may take MUEN 1131, MUEN 1132,            music representing the choral literature. This
MUEN 1133, MUEN 1134, MUEN 1135,                         ensemble may have several performances each
MUEN 1136, MUEN 1137, MUEN 1138,                         semester. This group may have an annual tour.
MUEN 1139, and MUEN 1140 for a combined total            Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour.
of no more than 8 credit hours.                          (A)
                                                         Note: Student may take MUEN 1141 and
MUEN 1137            Guitar Ensemble                     MUEN 1142 for a combined total of no more than 8
A small group of guitarists performs traditional         credit hours.
classical repertoire. Prerequisite: Audition. 1 credit
hour. (A)
                                                          campus. This group may have an annual tour.
MUEN       1142     Expressions Vocal Jazz                Repertoire consists of advanced collegiate music.
                    Ensemble                              Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour.
This group works on a wide variety of jazz styles         (A)
throughout the year. They also work in conjunction        Note: Students may take MUEN 1151, MUEN 1152
with a jazz combo allowing them to experience solo        and MUEN 1153 for a combined total of no more
jazz singing. This select ensemble of 10-16 singers       than 8 credit hours.
has several performances each semester. This group
may have an annual tour. Prerequisite: Audition.          MUSB      1305 Survey of the Music Business
1 credit hour. (A)                                        An overview of the music industry including
Note: Student may take MUEN 1141 and                      songwriting, live performance, the record industry,
MUEN 1142 for a combined total of no more than 8          music merchandising, contracts and licenses, and
credit hours.                                             career opportunities. 3 credit hours. (W)

MUEN 1151           Chamber Singers                       MUSB       1341     Concert Promotion and Venue
A select audition-only vocal ensemble. Repertoire                             Management
includes madrigals and choral literature appropriate      Concert promotion and venue management.
for the smaller ensemble. There may be several            Includes considerations in purchasing a club,
performances on and off campus each semester.             concert promotion and advertising, talent buying,
This group may have an annual tour. Prerequisite:         city codes, insurance, Texas Alcoholic Beverage
Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)                              Commission Regulation, performance rights
Note: Student may take MUEN 1151, MUEN 1152               organization licenses, personnel management and
and MUEN 1153 for a combined total of no more             concert production and administration. Lab
than 8 credit hours.                                      required. Prerequisite: MUSB 1305. 3 credit hours.
                                                          (W)
MUEN 1152            Musical Theatre Ensemble
Musical Theater Ensemble is a mixed vocal                 MUSB        2301 Music Marketing
ensemble consisting of approximately 10 to 15             Methods of music distribution, retailing, and
acting singers with experience in Musical Theater         wholesaling. Includes identifying a target market,
performance. Repertoire will include ensemble             image building, distribution (brick and mortar vs.
singing from contrasting periods of the 20th and          digital delivery), pricing, advertising, and marketing
21st Century including classic Musical Theater from       mix. 3 credit hours. (W)
the 1940's to the 1960's, musical theater literature
from the 1970's to the 1990's and contemporary            MUSB       2345     Live Music and Talent
Musical Theater compositions. Students also study                              Management
the differences in vocal and musical styles               An examination of the role, scope, and activities of
associated with each period and the technical             the talent manager including establishing the
production appropriate to sing these styles. In           artist/manager relationship; planning the artist's
addition, they will experience solo singing               career; and developing goals, strategies, and tactics
appropriate to differing periods in Musical Theater,      with an overall view of the live music business.
work on staging ensemble numbers and perform a            Prerequisite: MUSB 1305. 3 credit hours. (W)
final showcase. The group may present several
performances during the semester. Prerequisite:
                                                          MUSB        2350 Commercial Music Project
Audition. 1 credit hour. (A)
                                                          The primary objective of this course is to apply the
Note: Students may take MUEN 1151, MUEN 1152,
                                                          skills learned in other Commercial Music courses.
and MUEN 1153 for a combined total of no more             This is a hands-on project oriented course aimed at
than 8 credit hours.
                                                          helping students create a portfolio of their work.
                                                          Artists and their music will be the focus. Each
MUEN 1153            Chamber Choir                        student must design and complete his/her own
A select audition-only choir devoted to performance       project with instructor approval. Lab required.
of an eclectic repertory of choral literature for mixed   Prerequisite: Consent of Department Chair. 3 credit
voices (S.A.T.B.). This course will focus on the          hours. (W)
development of vocal technique, performance
practices, and will culminate with several
performances throughout the year both on and off
                                                         theory, signal processing concepts, multi-track
MUSB       2355     Legal Aspects of the                 principles and operation, and an overview of mixing
                    Entertainment Industry               and editing. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
Copyright law and the various agreements used in
the entertainment industry. Emphasizes contracts         MUSC 1331 MIDI I
used by music publishers, record companies, artist       Exploration of the history and evolution of Musical
managers, record producers, film and television          Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) systems and
producers, and booking agencies. Prerequisite:           applications. Includes the MIDI language and
MUSB 1305. 3 credit hours. (W)                           applications in the studio environment using
                                                         software-based sequencing programs. Lab required.
MUSB       2380      Cooperative Education-Music         3 credit hours. (W)
                     Management
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   MUSC 1333 Synthesis I
area of specialization offered through an                An exploration of sound synthesis. Includes
individualized agreement among the college,              additive, subtractive, and FM synthesizers. Lab
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      required. 3 credit hours. (W)
college and the employer, the student combines
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        MUSC 1405 Live Sound I
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        An overview of the field of live sound. Includes
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)                   principles of live sound and the theory and
                                                         interconnection of the components of a sound
MUSC 1209            Conducting Class                    reinforcement system. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Introduction to the art of conducting including          MUSC 1327. 4 credit hours. (W)
regular and irregular beat patterns, subdivision, and
beat pattern varieties applied to musical literature     MUSC 2313 Commercial Music Theory II
and practical experiences. Lab required. 2 credit        Continuation of Commercial Music Theory I.
hours. (W)                                               Emphasizes harmonic and melodic analysis,
                                                         extended chord theory, and modal and altered
MUSC 1313           Commercial Music Theory I            scales. Prerequisite: MUSC 1313 or consent of
Introduction to chord progressions, song forms, and      Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)
harmonic techniques used in commercial music.
Topics include modern chord notation and chord           MUSC 2314 Improvisation Theory I
voicings. Prerequisite: MUSI 1303 ( or                   Chordal structures of commercial music genres.
MUSI 1301). 3 credit hours. (W).                         Emphasizes extemporaneous performance. 3 credit
                                                         hours. (W)
MUSC 1321            Songwriting I
Introduction to the techniques of writing marketable     MUSC      2330       Commercial Music Arranging
songs including the writing of lyrics and melodies,                           and Composition
setting lyrics to music, developing lyrical and          Presentation of arranging and composition for
musical "hooks," analyzing the marketplace, and          projects in industry recognized genres including
developing a production plan for a song demo.            songwriting, show writing, video, and film. Class
3 credit hours. (W)                                      covers popular nomenclature/theory, discovering
                                                         music sources, common orchestration, writing for
MUSC 1323           Audio Electronics                    rhythm section and manuscript for individual parts.
Basic concepts in electricity, Ohm's Law, circuit        Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)
analysis and troubleshooting. Includes soldering
techniques, and equipment maintenance. Lab               MUSC 2345 Synthesis II
required. 3 credit hours. (W)                            Advanced sound synthesis. Includes hybrid
                                                         synthesis and digital sampling. Lab required.
MUSC 1327           Audio Engineering I                  Prerequisite: MUSC 1333. 3 credit hours. (W)
Overview of the recording studio. Includes basic
studio electronics and acoustic principles, waveform
properties, microphone concepts and placement
techniques, studio set up and signal flow, console
                                                        MUSC 2453 Live Sound III
MUSC 2351          Audio for Video                      Advanced concepts of live sound engineering for
Advanced audio techniques for video production.         front-of-house mix. Includes techniques required to
Includes synchronization, automated mixdown,            build and maintain a live sound mix for an audience.
audio post production for video, and editing            Lab required. Prerequisite: MUSC 2403. 4 credit
techniques. Lab required. Prerequisite:                 hours. (W)
ARTV 1343 or MUSC 1327. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                        MUSI      1114      Piano Class for Music Majors
MUSC 2355         MIDI II                                                    I
Advanced MIDI concepts and techniques. Includes         Class piano instruction for music majors with an
synchronizing MIDI and audio devices and                emphasis on the practical application of music
advanced sequencer operation. Lab required.             theory involving harmonization, transposition and
Prerequisite: MUSC 1331. 3 credit hours. (W)            related keyboard skills. For music majors only.
                                                        Prerequisite: MUSI 1303. 1 credit hour. (A)
                                                        Note: Students may take MUSI 1114, MUSI 1115,
MUSC 2356           Songwriting II
                                                        MUSI 2114 and MUSI 2115 for a combined total of
Continuation in the development of techniques for
                                                        no more than 4 credit hours.
writing marketable songs including the writing of
lyrics and melodies, setting lyrics to music,
developing lyrical and musical "hooks," analyzing       MUSI      1115     Piano Class for Music Majors
the marketplace, and developing a production plan                           II
for a song demo. Prerequisite: MUSC 1321, or            Continuation of MUSI 1114. Development of two
consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours. (W)              octave minor scales, arpeggios, diatonic chord
                                                        progressions, and piano repertoire. For music
                                                        majors only. Prerequisite: MUSI 1114. 1 credit
MUSC 2403          Live Sound II
                                                        hour. (A)
Overview of stage monitor systems. Includes
                                                        Note: Students may take MUSI 1114, MUSI 1115,
monitor systems set-up and operation and stage
                                                        MUSI 2114 and MUSI 2115 for a combined total of
management. Also covers interactivity between
                                                        no more than 4 credit hours.
sound management, performance quality, and
audience experience. Lab required. Prerequisite:
MUSC 1405. 4 credit hours. (W)                          MUSI       1116 Aural Skills I
                                                        Skills developed include sight-singing, solmization,
                                                        and melodic and harmonic dictation. Lab required.
MUSC 2427            Audio Engineering II
                                                        Prerequisite: MUSI 1303 (or MUSI 1301). 1 credit
Implementation of the recording process,
microphones, audio console, multi-track recorder,       hour. (A)
and signal processing devices. Lab required.            Note: Student may take MUSI 1116 and MUSI 1117
                                                        for a combined total of no more than 6 credit hours.
Prerequisite: MUSC 1327 with a grade of "B" or
better; or consent of Instructor. 4 credit hours. (W)
                                                        MUSI       1117 Aural Skills II
                                                        Further emphasis on diatonic sight-singing and
MUSC 2447            Audio Engineering III
Advanced practice of procedures and techniques in       dictation. Lab required. Prerequisite: MUSI 1116.
                                                        1 credit hour. (A)
recording and manipulating audio. Includes digital
                                                        Note: Student may take MUSI 1116 and MUSI 1117
audio editing, advanced recording techniques, and
                                                        for a combined total of no more than 6 credit hours.
advanced engineering projects. Lab required.
Prerequisite: MUSC 2427 with a grade of "B" or
better; or consent of Instructor. 4 credit hours. (W)   MUSI       1161 English Diction
                                                        Presents the phonetic sounds of the English
                                                        language, the principles of which will be applied to
MUSC 2448            Audio Engineering IV
                                                        required vocal repertoire for transfer music majors.
Advanced recording, mixing, arranging, and editing.
Includes the role of the producer in session            Required for voice majors, but open to all students
planning, communication, budgeting, business            with consent of Instructor. Prerequisite: MUSI 1303
                                                        (or MUSI 1301). 1 credit hour. (A)
aspects, technical considerations, and music
markets. Lab required. Prerequisite: MUSC 2447
with a grade of "B" or better; or consent of
Instructor. 4 credit hours. (W)
                                                        current teaching materials and repertoire
MUSI       1183      Class Voice I                      representing different levels of development.
Class instruction in the fundamentals of singing        Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.
including posture, breath support, vocal production,    (A)
and diction. For the non-vocal major. Lab required.
1 credit hour. (A)                                      MUSI        1306 Music Appreciation
Note: Student may take MUSI 1183, MUSI 1184,            Understanding music through the study of cultural
MUSI 2183, and MUSI 2184 for a combined total of        periods, major composers, and musical elements.
no more than 4 credit hours.                            This course conducts an overview of music history
                                                        that includes the study of Western art music-the six
MUSI       1184     Class Voice II                      majors eras, composers, their works and musical
A continuation of MUSI 1183 with further emphasis       styles. Emphasis is given to vocabulary and critical
on proper technique and vocal literature. May be        listening skills needed to develop an eclectic taste in
repeated for up to 3 credit hours. Lab required.        music. For non-music majors only. Music majors
Prerequisite: MUSI 1183. 1 credit hour. (A)             must take MUSI 1307. Assessment: Placement in
Note: Student may take MUSI 1183, MUSI 1184,            READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)
MUSI 2183, and MUSI 2184 for a combined total of
no more than 4 credit hours.                            MUSI       1307      Introduction to Music
                                                                              Literature
MUSI       1192      Class Guitar I                     Study of selected works in music literature chosen
Class instruction in the fundamentals of beginning      from the six major eras of Western art music
guitar. For the non-guitar major. Lab required.         history. Includes musical styles, forms, and
1 credit hour. (A)                                      composers from the Medieval period to the present.
Note: Student may take MUSI 1192, MUSI 1193,            Critical listening skills and technical musical terms
MUSI 2192, and MUSI 2193 for a combined total of        are emphasized in this course. Required for all
no more than 4 credit hours.                            music majors. Prerequisite: MUSI 1303 (or
                                                        MUSI 1301). 3 credit hours. (A)
MUSI       1193     Class Guitar II
Continuation of MUSI 1192 employing advanced            MUSI       1310 American Music
reading skills, chord structures, and techniques. Lab   General survey of various styles of music in
required. Prerequisite: MUSI 1192. 1 credit hour.       America. Topics may include jazz, ragtime, folk,
(A)                                                     rock, and contemporary art music. 3 credit hours.
Note: Student may take MUSI 1192, MUSI 1193,            (A)
MUSI 2192, and MUSI 2193 for a combined total of
no more than 4 credit hours.                            MUSI       1311 Music Theory I
                                                        Investigation of music modes, transposition,
MUSI        1303 Fundamentals of Music                  cadences and non-harmonic tones, phrase structure,
Introduces the elements of music theory scales,         musical textures, and four-part voice leading.
intervals, keys, triads, elementary ear training,       Prerequisite: MUSI 1303 (or MUSI 1301) or
keyboard harmony, notation, meter, and rhythm.          consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours. (A)
3 credit hours. (A)
                                                        MUSI       1312 Music Theory II
MUSI       1304      Foundations of Music:              Development of melody harmonization through the
                     Teaching Elementary Piano          understanding of harmonic progression, usage of 7th
Study of the fundamentals of music for prospective      chord, elementary modulation, secondary
classroom teachers with an introduction to melodic,     harmonies, and large formal divisions. Prerequisite:
rhythmic, and harmonic elements. Emphasis on            MUSI 1311. 3 credit hours. (A)
participation in singing and reading music.
Additional emphasis on examining various methods,       MUSI        1386 Introduction to Composition
materials, theories, and techniques used in the         Fundamentals of music composition including
instruction of keyboarding from preschool through       structural and formal composition techniques,
intermediate levels, in both individual and group       computer-based musical notation, and basic MIDI
situations. A thorough investigation will be made of    sequencing. Prerequisite: MUSI 1303 (or
                                                        MUSI 1301). 3 credit hours. (A)
MUSI      2114      Piano Class for Music Majors
                    III                                MUSI       2184 Class Voice IV
Continuation of MUSI 1115. Development of three        An advanced continuation of the study of the voice
octave scales and arpeggios, accompaniment             concentrating on correct vocal principles in the
patterns, intermediate and 20th century piano          execution of Musical Comedy and/or Opera
repertoire, advanced sight reading skills. For music   Buffa/Comique. Lab required. Prerequisite: MUSI
majors only. Prerequisite: MUSI 1115. 1 credit         2183 or consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
hour. (A)                                              Note: Student may take MUSI 1183, MUSI 1184,
Note: Students may take MUSI 1114, MUSI 1115,          MUSI 2183, and MUSI 2184 for a combined total of
MUSI 2114 and MUSI 2115 for a combined total of        no more than 4 credit hours.
no more than 4 credit hours.
                                                       MUSI        2192 Class Guitar III
MUSI      2115      Piano Class for Music Majors       Continuation of MUSI 1193. Development of two
                    IV                                 and three octave scales, intermediate guitar
Continuation of MUSI 2114. Culmination of skills       repertoire from Renaissance to 20th century music.
including scales and arpeggios four octaves hands      Lab required. Prerequisite: MUSI 1193. 1 credit
together, advanced chord progressions, repertoire,     hour. (A)
and sight reading. Prepares music majors for piano     Note: Student may take MUSI 1192, MUSI 1193,
barrier exams. For music majors only. Prerequisite:    MUSI 2192, and MUSI 2193 for a combined total of
MUSI 2114. 1 credit hour. (A)                          no more than 4 credit hours.
Note: Students may take MUSI 1114, MUSI 1115,
MUSI 2114 and MUSI 2115 for a combined total of
                                                       MUSI        2193 Class Guitar IV
no more than 4 credit hours.
                                                       Final course in sequence of guitar classes.
                                                       Culmination of skills including completion of major
MUSI       2116     Aural Skills III                   and melodic minor scales, more difficult guitar
Continuation of MUSI 1117. Aural study of              repertoire, and competency in sight-reading. Lab
superimposition, singing modulations to closely        required. Prerequisite: MUSI 2192. 1 credit hour.
related keys, melodic and harmonic modulations,        (A)
and compound intervals. Lab required.                  Note: Student may take MUSI 1192, MUSI 1193,
Prerequisite: MUSI 1117. 1 credit hour. (A)            MUSI 2192, and MUSI 2193 for a combined total of
Note: Student may take MUSI 2116 and MUSI 2117         no more than 4 credit hours.
for a combined total of no more than 4 credit hours.
                                                       MUSI       2311 Music Theory III
MUSI        2117    Aural Skills IV                    Study of music theory from late Renaissance
Final course in Aural Skills sequence. Singing         polyphony through Baroque counterpoint and
remote modulations and difficult melodies: aural       continuing with the chromatic harmonies of the
study of unusual and mixed meters: altered chords:     Classic period as found within Sonata Allegro and
9th, 11th, and 13th chords. Lab required.              Rondo formal structures. Prerequisite: MUSI 1312.
Prerequisite: MUSI 2116. 1 credit hour. (A)            3 credit hours. (A)
Note: Student may take MUSI 2116 and MUSI 2117
for a combined total of no more than 4 credit hours.
                                                       MUSI       2312 Music Theory IV
                                                       Music theory beginning with the extended
MUSI       2183      Class Voice III                   harmonies of the Romantic era and continuing
A continuation of the study of the voice               through 20th century formal processes and
concentrating on correct vocal principles in the       techniques. Prerequisite: MUSI 2311. 3 credit
execution of advanced Dramatic literature. Lab         hours. (A)
required. Prerequisite: MUSI 1184 or consent of
Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)
                                                       MUSI       2389 Academic Co-op Music
Note: Student may take MUSI 1183, MUSI 1184,
                                                       Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
MUSI 2183, and MUSI 2184 for a combined total of       work experience in music. In conjunction with class
no more than 4 credit hours.                           seminars, the student will set specific goals and
                                                       objectives in the study of music. Contact the
                                                       Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit
                                                       hours. (A)
MUSP       1104      Applied Commercial Music:
                     Bass Guitar                       MUSP       1113 Introductory Group Piano I
Private instruction in the bass guitar, with goals     Fundamentals of playing various accompaniment
related to commercial music. Consists of one 100-      patterns with chords. Includes reading standard
minute lesson per week. Students must remain           notation, basic scales, and learning introductory
enrolled in three or more credit hours of Music        improvisational skills. Lab required. 1 credit hours.
courses (MUSB, MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as            (W)
one ensemble course. Students must also attend
weekly Departmental recitals for the semester, and
                                                       MUSP       1114 Introductory Group Piano II
perform for a jury at the end of the semester.
                                                       Continuation of playing various accompaniment
Prerequisite: Audition and consent of Instructor.
                                                       patterns with chords. Includes reading standard
1 credit hour. (W)
                                                       notation, scales, and learning improvisational skills.
Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to
                                                       Lab required. Prerequisite: MUSP 1113 or consent
MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and                 of Instructor. 1 credit hour. (W)
MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
no more than 12 credit hours.
                                                       MUSP       1117      Applied Commercial Music:
                                                                             Percussion
MUSP       1105      Applied Commercial Music:         Private instruction in percussion, with goals related
                     Commercial Guitar                 to commercial music. Consists of one 100-minute
Private instruction in commercial guitar, with goals   lesson per week. Students must remain enrolled in
related to commercial music. Consists of one 100-
                                                       three or more credit hours of Music courses (MUSB,
minute lesson per week. Students must remain
                                                       MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as one ensemble
enrolled in three or more credit hours of Music
                                                       course. Students must also attend weekly
courses (MUSB, MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as
                                                       Departmental recitals for the semester, and perform
one ensemble course. Students must also attend         for a jury at the end of the semester. Prerequisite:
weekly Departmental recitals for the semester, and
                                                       Audition and consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour.
perform for a jury at the end of the semester.
                                                       (W)
Prerequisite: Audition and consent of Instructor.
                                                       Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to
1 credit hour. (W)
                                                       MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and
Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to                   MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and                 no more than 12 credit hours.
MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
no more than 12 credit hours.
                                                       MUSP       1127      Applied Commercial Music:
                                                                             Voice
MUSP       1110      Applied Commercial Music:         Private instruction in voice, with goals related to
                      Piano                            commercial music. Consists of one 100-minute
Private instruction in piano, with goals related to
                                                       lesson per week. Students must remain enrolled in
commercial music. Consists of one 100-minute
                                                       three or more credit hours of Music courses (MUSB,
lesson per week. Students must remain enrolled in
                                                       MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as one ensemble
three or more credit hours of Music courses (MUSB,
                                                       course. Students must also attend weekly
MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as one ensemble              Departmental recitals for the semester, and perform
course. Students must also attend weekly               for a jury at the end of the semester. Prerequisite:
Departmental recitals for the semester, and perform
                                                       Audition and consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour.
for a jury at the end of the semester. Prerequisite:
                                                       (W)
Audition and consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour.
                                                       Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to
(W)                                                    MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and
Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to                   MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and
                                                       no more than 12 credit hours.
MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
no more than 12 credit hours.
                                                     weekly Departmental recitals for the semester, and
MUSP      1151       Small Commercial Music          perform for a jury at the end of the semester. Lab
                     Ensemble: Recording             required. Prerequisite: Audition and consent of
Participation in a small recording ensemble          Instructor. 2 credit hours. (W)
concentrating on commercial music performance        Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to
styles. Prerequisite: Audition and consent of        MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and
Instructor. 1 credit hour. (W)                       MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
Note: Student may take MUSP 1151 and                 no more than 12 credit hours.
MUSP 1153 for a combined total of no more than
8 credit hours.                                      MUSP      2235       Advanced Applied
                                                                          Commercial Music: Piano
MUSP      1153       Small Commercial Music          Advanced private instruction in piano, with goals
                     Ensemble: Rock                  related to commercial music. Consists of one 150-
Participation in a rock ensemble concentrating on    minute lesson per week. Students must remain
commercial music performance styles. Prerequisite:   enrolled in three or more credit hours of music
Audition and consent of Instructor. 1 credit hour.   courses (MUSB, MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as
(W)                                                  one ensemble course. Students must also attend
Note: Student may take MUSP 1151 and                 weekly Departmental recitals for the semester, and
MUSP 1153 for a combined total of no more than 8     perform for a jury at the end of the semester. Lab
hours.                                               required. Prerequisite: Audition and consent of
                                                     Instructor. 2 credit hours. (W)
                                                     Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to
MUSP       1202      Introductory Group Voice
                                                     MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and
Introduction to Speech Level Singing philosophy
                                                     MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
and technique with goals related to commercial
voice. Emphasizes sight singing and harmony          no more than 12 credit hours.
singing applicable to commercial background
singing. Prerequisite: Audition and consent of       MUSP      2237      Advanced Applied
Instructor. 2 credit hours. (W)                                           Commercial Music:
                                                                          Commercial Guitar
                                                     Advanced private instruction in commercial guitar,
MUSP      2230       Advanced Applied
                                                     with goals related to commercial music. Consists of
                     Commercial Music: Voice
                                                     one 150-minute lesson per week. Students must
Advanced private instruction in voice, with goals
                                                     remain enrolled in three or more credit hours of
related to commercial music. Consists of one 150-
                                                     music courses (MUSB, MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as
minute lesson per week. Students must remain
enrolled in three or more credit hours of music      well as one ensemble course. Students must also
courses (MUSB, MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as          attend weekly Departmental recitals for the
                                                     semester, and perform for a jury at the end of the
one ensemble course. Students must also attend
                                                     semester. Lab required. Prerequisite: Audition and
weekly Departmental recitals for the semester, and
                                                     consent of Instructor. 2 credit hours. (W)
perform for a jury at the end of the semester. Lab
                                                     Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to
required. Prerequisite: Audition and consent of
Instructor. 2 credit hours. (W)                      MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and
Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to                 MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
                                                     no more than 12 credit hours.
 MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and
MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
no more than 12 credit hours.                        MUSP      2249       Advanced Applied
                                                                          Commercial Music:
                                                                          Percussion
MUSP      2233       Advanced Applied
                                                     Advanced private instruction in percussion, with
                     Commercial Music: Bass
                                                     goals related to commercial music. Consists of one
                     Guitar
                                                     150-minute lesson per week. Students must remain
Advanced private instruction in bass guitar, with
goals related to commercial music. Consists of one   enrolled in three or more credit hours of music
150-minute lesson per week. Students must remain     courses (MUSB, MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as
                                                     one ensemble course. Students must also attend
enrolled in three or more credit hours of music
                                                     weekly Departmental recitals for the semester, and
courses (MUSB, MUSC, MUSI, MUSP) as well as
                                                     perform for a jury at the end of the semester. Lab
one ensemble course. Students must also attend
required. Prerequisite: Audition and consent of       Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
Instructor. 2 credit hours. (W)                       any combination of PHED course numbers in the
Note: Students may take MUSP 1104 to                  1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
MUSP 1110, MUSP 1117 to MUSP 1127, and                be taken more than twice.
MUSP 2230 to MUSP 2249 for a combined total of
no more than 12 credit hours.                         PHED       1112 Soccer
                                                      Develops the basic skills and strategies through
PHED       1100     Beginning Weight Training         knowledge of the history, rules and terminology and
Introduction to weight training and body building;    through participation in game situations. 1 credit
learn the basic techniques for strength development   hour. (A)
and cardiovascular conditioning. Various weight       Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
machines, free weights and aerobic machines are       any combination of PHED course numbers in the
used to establish an individual fitness program.      1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
1 credit hour. (A)                                    be taken more than twice.
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
any combination of PHED course numbers in the         PHED        1114 Volleyball
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot      Individual skills and techniques, application of rules
be taken more than twice.                             and an introduction to offensive and defensive
                                                      strategies are stressed. 1 credit hour. (A)
PHED       1102     Intermediate Weight Training      Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
Designed for the individual who has experience in     any combination of PHED course numbers in the
basic weight training skills and wants to increase    1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
their knowledge of training techniques and            be taken more than twice.
conditioning. 1 credit hour. (A)
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of   PHED        1115 Archery
any combination of PHED course numbers in the         Investigates the basic techniques, rules and scoring
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot      as well as the history and terminology of archery.
be taken more than twice.                             1 credit hour. (A)
                                                      Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
PHED       1104 Beginning Jogging and Fitness         any combination of PHED course numbers in the
Develops cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and    1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
strength through jogging, stretching and weight       be taken more than twice.
training. Physical fitness assessment leads to
development of an individual fitness program.         PHED       1116 Badminton
1 credit hour. (A)                                    History, rules, basic strokes and strategies in singles
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of   and doubles play are emphasized through intra-class
any combination of PHED course numbers in the         competition. 1 credit hour. (A)
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot      Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
be taken more than twice.                             any combination of PHED course numbers in the
                                                      1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
PHED         1106    Walking and Fitness              be taken more than twice.
Improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle tone, and
flexibility through a vigorous walking and            PHED       1117 Beginning Tennis
conditioning program. 1 credit hour. (A)              Stresses rules, scoring and fundamental techniques
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of   for beginners. Participation by skill level for singles
any combination of PHED course numbers in the         and doubles play is made to ensure vigorous activity
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot      for cardiovascular fitness. 1 credit hour. (A)
be taken more than twice.                             Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
                                                      any combination of PHED course numbers in the
PHED       1111     Basketball                        1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
Develops basic skills and strategies through          be taken more than twice.
knowledge of the history, rules, and terminology
and through participation in game situations.
1 credit hour. (A)
                                                         1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
PHED        1118     Intermediate Tennis                 be taken more than twice.
Develops and improves each skill level in serving,
forehand and backhand drives, lobs and volleys.          PHED       1127 Beginning Karate
Performance strategies for both singles and doubles      Introduction to basic techniques, formal exercises,
are drilled. 1 credit hour. (A)                          and sparring techniques for the beginner. 1 credit
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      hour. (A)
any combination of PHED course numbers in the            Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         any combination of PHED course numbers in the
be taken more than twice.                                1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
                                                         be taken more than twice.
PHED       1120      Beginning Racquetball
Instruction in rules and basic skills; develops the      PHED       1129 Introduction to Hatha Yoga
fundamental techniques of court play for beginners.      Practice of yogic postures, or "asana," defined as the
Participation by skill level assures vigorous activity   physical positioning that coordinates breathing with
for cardiovascular fitness. 1 credit hour. (A)           moving and holding still for the purpose of both
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      stretching and strengthening parts of the body.
any combination of PHED course numbers in the            1 credit hour. (A)
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
be taken more than twice.                                any combination of PHED course numbers in the
                                                         1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
PHED        1121     Intermediate Racquetball            be taken more than twice.
Drills in serving, forehand and backhand drives, kill
shots, Z shots and lobs help develop strategies for      PHED       1130 Intermediate Hatha Yoga
singles and doubles play. 1 credit hour. (A)             The refinement of the asanas (postures) covered in
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      PHED 1129, with emphasis on breath work.
any combination of PHED course numbers in the            Introduces more advanced asanas; emphasis on
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         integrating yoga into daily routines at home and
be taken more than twice.                                work. 1 credit hour. (A)
                                                         Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
PHED       1123      Beginning Golf                      any combination of PHED course numbers in the
Stresses basic skills, history, terminology and          1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
scoring of golf. 1 credit hour. (A)                      be taken more than twice.
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
any combination of PHED course numbers in the            PHED        1131 Beginning Swimming
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         Non-swimmers and beginners are taught basic
be taken more than twice.                                swimming skills and strokes. Emphasizes personal
                                                         safety skills and confidence in the water. 1 credit
PHED        1125      Bowling                            hour. (A)
Teaches ball selection, stance, four-step approach,      Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
rules, and scoring procedures. Emphasis on game          any combination of PHED course numbers in the
situations. 1 credit hour. (A)                           1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      be taken more than twice.
any combination of PHED course numbers in the
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         PHED        1136 Water Aerobics
be taken more than twice.                                Fitness level is improved through exercises in the
                                                         water. A non-impact style of exercises that utilizes
PHED        1126     Self-Defense                        water resistance for increasing muscular strength,
Basic understanding and practical application of         endurance, and cardiovascular fitness. Swimming
fundamental self-defense techniques through              skills are not necessary. 1 credit hour. (A)
physical conditioning. Includes balance, focus,          Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
breath control, block and counter, avoiding attack,      any combination of PHED course numbers in the
striking, thrusting and kicking. 1 credit hour. (A)      1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      be taken more than twice.
any combination of PHED course numbers in the
PHED       1137      Swimming Conditioning               1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot
Fitness level is improved through swimming strokes       be taken more than twice.
and water exercises. Different swimming programs
enhance muscular strength, endurance and                 PHED       1301     Foundations of Sport and
cardiovascular fitness. Prerequisite: Consent of                              Physical Activity
Instructor. 1 credit hour. (A)                           Historical foundations, principles and philosophical
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      aspects of sport and physical activity are studied.
any combination of PHED course numbers in the            Investigates teacher qualifications, career
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         opportunities, and leaders affecting the discipline in
be taken more than twice.                                the United States. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                          Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
PHED       1140     Beginning Aerobic Dance              core requirement.
Aerobic exercise and step training incorporating
light weights. Includes interval training, which adds    PHED         1304 Personal Health
a new variation to aerobic endurance and flexibility.    Acquire the knowledge to improve the quality of
1 credit hour. (A)                                       one's life, protect yourself from disease, and become
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      an informed consumer. Nutrition, mental health,
any combination of PHED course numbers in the            physical fitness, drugs, and sex education are
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         discussed. 3 credit hours. (A)
be taken more than twice.                                Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
                                                         core requirement.
PHED        1142      Varsity Conditioning I
Presentation of current scientific and technical         PHED        1306 Safety and First Aid
information related to a particular activity with        Learn to recognize, evaluate and prioritize the first
emphasis on developing health and skill related          aid needs of individuals in emergency situations.
fitness, as well as fundamental skills. 1 credit hour.   Lectures, demonstrations and practical experience
(A)                                                      provide qualified students with American Red Cross
                                                         certification. 3 credit hours. (A)
PHED      1144      Varsity Sports I                      Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
This course offers development of skills and             core requirement.
personal potential for student athletes interested in
improving their performance or preparing for further     PHED       1336      Introduction to Sports
competition at the upper collegiate level. 1 credit                           Management
hour. (A)                                                The course will introduce basic principles of
                                                         administration, marketing, management, and
PHED       1147     Beginning Aerobic                    operations in relation to the various careers in sports
                     Kickboxing/Karate                   management. An overview of the sports industry
Cardiovascular and body conditioning are acquired        will be introduced. 3 credit hours. (A)
through the use of karate and martial arts techniques     Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
set to music and integrating punching bags. 1 credit     core requirement.
hour. (A)
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of      PHED       1337      Leadership and
any combination of PHED course numbers in the                                  Communication in Sport
1100-1148 range; however, the same course cannot         The course will introduce basic principles of
be taken more than twice.                                leadership, communication, ethics, and marketing in
                                                         relation to the sport management field and careers in
PHED        1148    Introduction to Team Sports          sports. 3 credit hours. (A)
Develops the basic skills and strategies through the     Note: Does not satisfy the PHED/DANC activity
knowledge of the history, rules, and terminology.        core requirement.
Students will participate in game situations. Three
of the following activities will be elected for
instruction: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer,
Softball, or Volleyball. 1 credit hour. (A)
Note: A student may receive up to 4 credit hours of
any combination of PHED course numbers in the
PHED       1338      Concepts of Physical Fitness         PHIL       1304      Introduction to World
                     and Wellness                                              Religion
Introduces basic concepts of fitness, nutrition, health   A comparative study of world religions, including
promotion, and disease prevention. Gain knowledge         but not limited to Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,
to make intelligent choices that contribute to a          Christianity, and Islam. Assessment: Placement in
healthy lifestyle. Incorporates both lecture and          ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
physical activity laboratories. Lab required.             hours. (A)
3 credit hours. (A)
                                                          PHIL       2303 Introduction to Formal Logic
PHED        2142     Varsity Conditioning II              The purpose of the course is to introduce the student
Presentation of current scientific and technical          to symbolic logic, including syllogisms,
information related to a particular activity with         propositional and predicate logic, and logical proofs
emphasis on developing advanced health and skill          in a system of rules. Assessment: Placement in
related fitness, as well as fundamental skills.           ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
Prerequisite: PHED 1142. 1 credit hour. (A)               hours. (A)

PHED       2144     Varsity Sports II                     PHIL       2306 Introduction to Ethics
This course offers advanced development of skills         The systematic evaluation of classical and/or
and personal potential for student athletes interested    comtemporary ethical theories concerning the good
in improving their performance or preparing for           life, human conduct in society, morals, and
further competition at the upper collegiate level.        standards of value. Assessment: Placement in
Prerequisite: PHED 1144. 1 credit hour. (A)               ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
                                                          hours. (A)
PHED        2156      Taping and Bandaging
This course provides the fundamental taping and           PHIL       2307    Introduction to Social and
bandaging techniques used in the prevention and                               Political Philosophy
care of athletic related injuries. Prerequisite/          A study of major issues in social and political theory
Concurrent enrollment: PHED 2356. 1 credit hour.          and/or the work of major philosophical figures in
(A)                                                       this area. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
                                                          College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
PHED       2356      Care and Prevention of
                     Athletic Injuries                    PHIL        2321 Philosophy of Religion
Prevention and care of athletic injuries with             A study of the major issues in the philosophy of
emphasis on qualities of a good athletic trainer,         religion such as the existence and nature of God, the
avoiding accidents and injuries, recognizing signs        relationships between faith and reason, the nature of
and symptoms of specific sports injuries and              religious language, religious experience, and the
conditions, intermediate and long-term care of            problem of evil. Assessment: Placement in
injuries, and administration procedures in athletic       ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
training. Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment:             hours. (A)
PHED 2156. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                          PHTC       1311     Fundamentals of
PHIL        1301      Introduction to Philosophy                              Photography/Digital
A study of major issues in philosophy and/or the          An introduction to camera operation and image
work of major philosophical figures in philosophy.        production, composition, supplemental lighting, and
Topics in philosophy may include theories of              use of exposure meters and filters. Lab required.
reality, theories of knowledge, theories of value, and    3 credit hours. (W)
their practical applications. Assessment: Placement
in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
hours. (A)
                                                          than darkroom or computer time. Lab required.
PHTC       1341      Color Photography I (Theory          Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356 or
                     and Management)                      PHTC 1311. 3 credit hours. (W)
Examination of color theory as it applies to
photography. Emphasis on color concepts and the           PHTC       2331 Architectural Photography
intricacies of seeing and photographing in color.         Study of the equipment, processes, and procedures
Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2349. 3 credit           necessary for the photography of building exteriors
hours. (W)                                                and interiors, dusk/night and night architectural
                                                          landscapes, and construction progress. Lab
PHTC       1343      Expressive Photography               required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356
A study of formal, professional, and individual uses      or PHTC 1311. 3 credit hours. (W)
of photography by applying photographic
technology to personalized needs. Emphasis on             PHTC      2340     Photographic Studio
creative visual thinking and problem solving and the                          Management
exploration of personal vision. Lab required.             In-depth study of photography business
3 credit hours. (W)                                       management, pricing, market analysis, promotion,
                                                          networking, job acquisition, and photographic
PHTC       1345      Illustrative Photography I           equipment analysis. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Instruction in the technical aspects involved in          ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356 or PHTC 1311. 3 credit
commercial photography. Topics include lighting           hours. (W)
equipment, techniques of production photography,
reproduction principles, illustrative techniques, and     PHTC       2342 Fashion Photography
advertising. Lab required. Prerequisite:                  Skill development in fashion photography in terms
PHTC 1353. 3 credit hours. (W)                            of trends and techniques included in studio and
                                                          location work. Emphasizes model direction and
PHTC        1347    Landscape Photography                 lighting control. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Skill development in the inspection of the landscape      PHTC 1353. 3 credit hours. (W)
visually and photographically utilizing various
camera formats. Topics include exploration of             PHTC        2343 Portfolio Development
historic, geographical, and cultural locations, and       A culmination experience for the evaluation of the
review of landscape photographers. Lab required.          student's photographic competencies. Includes
Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356 or                   association with a professional photographic
PHTC 1311. 3 credit hours. (W)                            organization, skills in resume creation, completion
                                                          of portfolio, professional self-presentation,
PHTC       1351      Photojournalism I                    comprehensive exam, and seminars in areas of
Presentation of photographic techniques used by           photographic interest. Lab required. Prerequisite:
photojournalists in newspapers, magazines, trade          Consent of Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (W)
publications and digital media to include news,
feature, sports, editorial portraits, and photo essays.   PHTC       2353 Portraiture II
Includes a study of layout design and the freelance       Advanced concepts in the study of principles of
market. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or          effective portraiture with specific emphasis on
ARTS 2356 or PHTC 1311. 3 credit hours. (W)               unique presentation and environmental and location
                                                          studies. Lab required. Prerequisite: PHTC 1353.
PHTC        1353     Portraiture I                        3 credit hours. (W)
Skill development in the photographic principles of
portrait lighting, posing, and subject rapport. This is   PHYS       1401 College Physics I
a foundation course in photographic portraiture.          Lecture: Fundamental principles of physics, using
Assignments are designed to provide both aesthetic        algebra and trigonometry; the principles and
challenges as well as comprehensive studio                applications of classical mechanics and
technique. All students must participate in class         thermodynamics, including harmonic motion,
demos and stick close to prescribed procedures on         mechanical waves and sound, physical systems,
assignments in order to maintain studio privileges.       Newton's Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other
There will be a mixture of color and black and white      fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem
materials used, with accent on studio time rather         solving. Lab: Laboratory activities will reinforce
                                                          fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and
trigonometry; the principles and applications of        PHYS       1405 Conceptual Physics
classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including       This course presents concepts of classical and
harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound,            modern physics with application to biology and
physical systems, Newton's Laws of Motion, and          health sciences. What students should bring to this
gravitation and other fundamental forces; emphasis      course is curiosity about how the world works.
will be on problem solving. Lab required.               Intended for liberal arts, health science, or any
Prerequisites: MATH 1314, and either MATH 1316          majors. Lab required. Assessment: Placement in
or MATH 2312. 4 credit hours. (A)                       MATH 0310; College Level-Reading. 4 credit
Note: This course is also offered through the Center    hours. (A)
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences         PHYS        1410 Physics of Music and Sound
Department for further information.                     This course is a study of the physics governing
                                                        production, transmission and perception of sound.
PHYS        1402      College Physics II                The focus is on the physical characteristics of sound,
Lecture: Fundamental principles of physics, using       as well as the basic physical relationships that
algebra and trigonometry; the principles and            govern all vibrations and waves. We will also
applications of electricity and magnetism, including    consider how sound is affected by the environment
circuits, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves,      (acoustics) and how sound is physically and
sound, light, optics, and modern physics topics; with   physiologically perceived. Laboratory exercises and
emphasis on problem solving. Lab: Laboratory            classroom demonstrations combine to enhance
activities will reinforce fundamental principles of     lecture material. Lab required. Assessment:
physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the            Placement in MATH 0310; College-Level Reading.
principles and applications of electricity and          4 credit hours. (A)
magnetism, including circuits, electrostatics,
electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, optics, and      PHYS       1415 Physical Science I
modern physics topics; with emphasis on problem         Investigation of everyday phenomena of the
solving. Lab required. Prerequisite: PHYS 1401.         physical world, which helps students to achieve a
4 credit hours. (A)                                     well-grounded understanding of selected science
Note: This course is also offered through the Center    concepts as well as the skills that enable and
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural           encourage rational independent thinking. Lab
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences         required. Assessment: Placement in MATH 0310;
Department for further information.                     College-Level Reading. 4 credit hours. (A)

PHYS       1403      Stars and Galaxies                 PHYS       1417 Physical Science II
Introduction to stars and galaxies; basic tools and     Investigation of topics in physics, chemistry,
concepts in astronomy and physics are discussed.        geology, and meteorology in the context of a one-
Subjects studied include stellar evolution,             semester astronomy course. Topics will include:
supernovae, black holes, neutron stars, galaxies, and   Celestial measurement of time, calendars, and
quasars. Laboratory exercises, night observations,      seasons; geology and meteorology of the Earth,
planetarium and observatory visits combine to           Moon, and planets; Chemistry and physics of stars
enhance lecture material. Lab required.                 and galaxies; and the interdisciplinary question of
Assessment: Placement in MATH 0310; College-            life beyond Earth. Laboratory exercises and night
Level Reading. 4 credit hours. (A)                      observations combine to enhance lecture material.
                                                        Lab required. Assessment: Placement in
PHYS       1404     Solar System                        MATH 0310; College-Level Reading. 4 credit
Introduction to the solar system; basic tools and       hours. (A)
concepts in astronomy and physics are discussed.
Subjects studied include planets, moons, asteroids,     PHYS       2389 Academic Co-op Physics
comets, solar system formation, and solar system        Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
exploration. Laboratory exercises, night                work experience in physics. In conjunction with
observations, planetarium and observatory visits        class seminars, the student will set specific goals
combine to enhance lecture material. Lab required.      and objectives in the study of physics. Contact the
Assessment: Placement in MATH 0310; College-            Cooperative Work Experience Office. 3 credit
Level Reading. 4 credit hours. (A)                      hours. (A)
PHYS        2425    University Physics I                  POFT 2301 or consent of Department Faculty
Lecture: Fundamental principles of physics, using         Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)
calculus for science, computer science, and
engineering majors; the principles and applications       POFI      2331      Desktop Publishing for the
of classical and modern mechanics, including                                  Office-MS Office
harmonic motion and physical systems, and the laws        In-depth coverage of desktop publishing
of thermodynamics; and emphasis on problem                terminology, text editing, and use of design
solving. Lab: Basic laboratory experiments                principles. Emphasis on layout techniques,
supporting theoretical principles presented in the        graphics, multiple page displays, and business
lecture section involving the principles and              applications. Prerequisite: POFI 2301 or consent of
applications of classical mechanics, including            Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)
harmonic motion and physical systems;
experimental design, data collection and analysis,
                                                          POFM 1300 Basic Medical Coding
and preparation of laboratory reports. Lab required.      Presentation and application of basic coding rules,
Prerequisite: MATH 2413 equivalent within the last        principles, guidelines, and conventions utilizing
five years with a grade of "C" or better.
                                                          various coding systems. Lab required. Prerequisite:
Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: MATH 2414
                                                          HITT 1305 (or SRGT 1301). 3 credit hours. (W)
equivalent. 4 credit hours. (A)
Note: This course is also offered through the Center
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural             POFT       1127 Introduction to Keyboarding
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences           Skill development in keyboarding techniques.
Department for further information.                       Emphasis on the development of acceptable speed
                                                          and accuracy. 1 credit hour. (W)
PHYS        2426     University Physics II
Lecture: Principles of physics for science, computer      POFT       1307 Proofreading and Editing
science, and engineering majors, using calculus,          Instruction in proofreading and editing skills
involving the principles of electricity and               necessary to assure accuracy in business documents.
magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism,          Prerequisite: POFT 1127 or POFT 1329 or
waves, sound, light, and optics, and modern physics.      POFT 2301 or consent of Department Faculty
Lab: Laboratory experiments supporting theoretical        Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)
principles presented in the lecture section involving
the principles of electricity and magnetism,              POFT      1319       Records and Information
including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound,                            Management I
light, and optics; experimental design, data              Introduction to basic records information
collection and analysis, and preparation of               management filing systems including manual and
laboratory reports. Lab required. Prerequisites:          electronic filing. Prerequisite: POFT 1127 or
MATH 2414 equivalent, and PHYS 2425 within the            POFT 1329 or POFT 2301 or consent of
last five years with a grade of "C" or better. 4 credit   Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)
hours. (A)
Note: This course is also offered through the Center      POFT       1329 Beginning Keyboarding
for Advanced Study in Mathematics and Natural             Skill development of keyboarding techniques.
Sciences (CASMNS). Contact the Natural Sciences           Emphasis on development of acceptable speed and
Department for further information.                       accuracy levels and formatting basic documents.
                                                          3 credit hours. (W)
POFI       1301    Computer Applications I-MS
                   Word Productivity                      POFT      1349     Administrative Office
Overview of computer office applications including                            Procedures II
current terminology and technology. Introduction to       In-depth coverage of office procedures with
computer hardware, software applications, and             emphasis on decision making, goal setting,
procedures. Prerequisite: POFT 2301 or consent of         management theories, and critical thinking. To be
Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)           completed during the last semester of the Office
                                                          Systems Technology degree or certificate.
POFI       2301    Word Processing-MS Word                Prerequisites: ITSC 1309, POFI 2301, POFT 1307,
Word processing software focusing on business             POFT 1319, and POFT 2301 or consent of
applications. Prerequisite: POFT 1329 or                  Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)
POFT       1380      Cooperative Education-              PSGT       1215     Introduction to
                     Administrative Assistant and                             Polysomnography
                     Secretarial Science, General        Introduction to the history of sleep medicine and the
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   role of the technologist in current practice settings.
area of specialization offered through an                Major Requirement: AAS or Certificate -
individualized agreement among the college,              Polysomnograpic Technology. 2 credit hours. (W)
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
college and the employer, the student combines           PSGT       1260     Certificate Clinical I-
classroom learning with work experience. Includes                             Polysomnography
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        A health-related work-based learning experience
Experience Office. Prerequisite: Consent of              that enables the student to apply specialized
Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)          occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
                                                         supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
POFT      2203      Speed and Accuracy Building          Prerequisite: Admitted to the Certificate -
Review, correct, and improve keyboarding                 Polysomnographic Technology Program.
techniques for the purpose of increasing speed and       Corequisite: PSGT 1400. Major Requirement:
improving accuracy. Prerequisite: POFT 1127 or           Certificate - Polysomnographic Technology.
POFT 1329 or POFT 2301 or consent of                     2 credit hours. (W)
Department Faculty Contact. 2 credit hours. (W)
                                                         PSGT        1310 Neuroanatomy and Physiology
POFT       2301    Intermediate Keyboarding              Basic neuroanatomy and physiology. Includes
A continuation of keyboarding skills emphasizing         neurologic history, neurologic exam, and diagnostic
acceptable speed and accuracy levels and formatting      tools applied to the study of various neurologic
documents. Prerequisite: POFT 1329 or consent of         disorders. Lab required. Major Requirement: AAS
Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)          or Certificate - Polysomnographic Technology.
                                                         3 credit hours. (W)
POFT       2312    Business Correspondence and
                    Communication                        PSGT       1340 Sleep Disorders
Development of writing and presentation skills to        Disorders that affect sleep. Includes insomnia,
produce effective business communications.               circadian rhythm disorders, narcolepsy, sleep
Prerequisite: POFI 1301 or POFI 2301 or                  disordered breathing, REM Behavior, movement
POFT 1329 or POFT 2301 or consent of                     and neuromuscular disorders, medical, and
Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)          psychiatric. Prerequisite: PSGT 1310. Major
                                                         Requirement: AAS or Certificate -
POFT       2380      Cooperative Education-              Polysomnographic Technology. 3 credit hours. (W)
                     Administrative Assistant and
                     Secretarial Science, General        PSGT       1360     AAS Clinical I-
Career-related activities encountered in the student's                        Polysomnography
area of specialization offered through an                A health-related work-based learning experience
individualized agreement among the college,              that enables the student to apply specialized
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
college and the employer, the student combines           supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        Prerequisite: PSGT 1400. Major Requirement:
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        AAS-Polysomnographic Technology. 3 credit
Experience Office. Prerequisite: Consent of              hours. (W)
Department Faculty Contact. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         PSGT        1400 Polysomnography I
PSGT        1205    Neurophysiology of Sleep             Introduction to polysomnographic technology.
Review of the human central nervous system as            Includes terminology, instrumentation, patient
related to sleep. Emphasis on associated wave            safety, infection control, recording and monitoring
patterns and collection and utilization of sleep         techniques, documentation, professional issues, and
histories. Major Requirement: AAS or Certificate -       patient-technologist interactions. Lab required.
Polysomnographic Technology. 2 credit hours. (W)         Major Requirement: AAS or Certificate -
                                                         Polysomnographic Technology. 4 credit hours. (W)
PSGT        2205    Sleep Scoring and Staging           PSGT       2411 Polysomnography II
Development of skills for sleep scoring, staging, and   Current practices in polysomnography. Includes the
record preparation. Lab required. Prerequisite:         use of specialized equipment used to record and
PSGT 1400. Major Requirement: AAS or                    monitor various physiological parameters involved
Certificate - Polysomnographic Technology.              with sleep testing. Emphasizes sleep disorders,
2 credit hours. (W)                                     theory of testing and treatment procedures, and
                                                        analysis of polysomnography data. Lab required.
PSGT       2250     Infant and Pediatric                Prerequisite: PSGT 1400. Major Requirement:
                     Polysomnography                    AAS or Certificate - Polysomnographic
Sleep physiology and the normal sleep patterns of       Technology. 4 credit hours. (W)
the infant and pediatric population. Includes
opportunities to perform a pediatric study. Lab         PSTR       1301 Fundamentals of Baking
required. Prerequisite: PSGT 1400. Major                Fundamentals of baking including dough, quick
Requirement: AAS or Certificate -                       breads, pies, cakes, cookies, tarts, and doughnuts.
Polysomnographic Technology. 2 credit hours. (W)        Instruction in flours, fillings, and ingredients. Topics
                                                        include baking terminology, tool and equipment use,
PSGT       2271     Pharmacology for                    formula conversions, functions of ingredients, and
                     Polysomnography                    the evaluation of baked products. Professional chef
Discusses the basic principles of pharmacology and      uniform and kitchen tools required. Lab required.
the clinical and pharmacological treatment of sleep     Prerequisite: Mandatory Culinary / Pastry Arts
disorders. Addresses the use of sleep medication in     Orientation. 3 credit hours. (W)
children, adolescents, and the elderly. Examines the    Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
administration, mode of action, and the                 of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
physiological effects of pharmacological agents on      to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
sleep. Prerequisite: PSGT 1205. Major                   around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
Requirement: AAS or Certificate -
Polysomnographic Technology. 2 credit hours. (W)        PSTR       1305 Breads and Rolls
                                                        Concentration on fundamentals of chemically and
PSGT       2272     Polysomnography Exam                yeast raised breads and rolls. Instruction on
                    Preparatio                          commercial preparation of a wide variety of
Comprehensive review to optimize                        products. Professional chef uniform and kitchen
polysmonography credentialing exam success. Lab         tools required. Lab required. Prerequisites:
required. Prerequisite: Consent of Program              CHEF 1305 with a grade of "C" or better and
Coordinator. Major Requirement: AAS or                  PSTR 1301 with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit
Certificate - Polysomnographic Technology.              hours. (W)
2 credit hours. (W)                                     Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
                                                        of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
                                                        to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
PSGT       2360     Clinical II-Polysomnography
                                                        around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
A health-related work-based learning experience
that enables the student to apply specialized
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct       PSTR       1306 Cake Decorating I
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.   Introduction to skills, concepts and techniques of
Prerequisite: PSGT 1260 or PSGT 1360. Major             cake decorating. Professional chef uniform and
Requirement: AAS or Certificate -                       kitchen tools required. Lab required. Prerequisites:
Polysomnographic Technology. 3 credit hours. (W)        CHEF 1305 with a grade of "C" or better and
                                                        PSTR 1301 with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit
                                                        hours. (W)
PSGT       2361     Clinical III-Polysomnography
                                                        Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
A health-related work-based learning experience
                                                        of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
that enables the student to apply specialized
                                                        to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.   around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
Prerequisite: PSGT 2360. Major Requirement:
AAS or Certificate - Polysomnographic
Technology. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                          classroom learning with work experience. Includes
PSTR       1310       Pies, Tarts, Teacakes, and          a lecture component. 3 credit hours. (W)
                       Cookies
Focus on preparation of American and European             PSTR      1391       Special Topics in Baker/Pastry
style pie and tart fillings and dough, cookies,                                Chef
teacakes, custard and batters. Instruction in finishing   Topics address recently identified current events,
and presentation techniques. Professional chef            skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors
uniform and kitchen tools required. Lab required.         pertinent to the technology or occupation and
Prerequisites: CHEF 1305 with a grade of "C" or           relevant to the professional development of the
better and PSTR 1301 with a grade of "C" or better.       student. This course was designed to be repeated
3 credit hours. (W)                                       multiple times to improve student proficiency. Lab
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods       required. 3 credit hours. (W)
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
                                                             Allergy Free and Special Dietary Baking
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
                                                             Focus on adapted recipes and testing recipes to
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
                                                             accommodate special dietary needs.
                                                             Prerequisites: CHEF 1305, IFWA 1310, and
PSTR       1312      Laminated Dough, Pate a                 PSTR 1301.
                     Choux, and Donuts
Focus on preparation of laminated dough to include
                                                          PSTR       2301 Chocolates and Confections
puff pastry, croissant, and Danish and a variety of
                                                          Production and decoration of traditional truffles,
pate a choux (éclair paste) products and donuts.
                                                          marzipan, molded and hand-dipped chocolate,
Fillings and finishing techniques included.
                                                          caramels, nougats, and pate de fruit. Professional
Professional chef uniform and kitchen tools
                                                          chef uniform and kitchen tools required. Lab
required. Lab required. Prerequisites: CHEF 1305
                                                          required. Prerequisites: CHEF 1305 with a grade of
with a grade of "C" or better and PSTR 1301 with a
                                                          "C" or better and PSTR 1301 with a grade of "C" or
grade of "C" or better. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                          better. 3 credit hours. (W)
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
                                                          Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
                                                          of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
                                                          to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
                                                          around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
PSTR       1340     Plated Desserts
                                                          PSTR       2307 Cake Decorating II
Preparation and service of hot and cold desserts with
                                                          A course in decoration of specialized and seasonal
a focus on individual desserts, a la minute
                                                          products. Professional chef uniform and kitchen
preparations, and numerous components within one
                                                          tools required. Lab required. Prerequisite:
preparation. Emphasis on station organization,
                                                          PSTR 1306 with a grade of “C” or better. 3 credit
timing, and service coordination for restaurant
                                                          hours. (W)
dessert production. Professional chef uniform and
                                                          Note: Culinary lab classes require extended
kitchen tools required. Lab required. Prerequisites:
                                                          periods of time standing in place, lifting heavy
CHEF 1305 with a grade of "C" or better and
                                                          weights (up to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and
PSTR 1301 with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit
                                                          working around open flames and with cleaning
hours. (W)
                                                          chemicals.
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working             PSTR       2331 Advanced Pastry Shop
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.           A study of classical desserts, French and
                                                          international pastries, hot and cold desserts, ice
                                                          creams and ices, chocolate work, and decorations.
PSTR       1380      Cooperative Education-Baking
                                                          Emphasis on advanced techniques. Professional
                     and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry
                                                          chef uniform and kitchen tools required. Lab
                     Chef
                                                          required. Prerequisites: PSTR 1305, PSTR 1306,
Career-related activities encountered in the student's
                                                          PSTR 1310, PSTR 1312, PSTR 1340, PSTR 2301
area of specialization offered through an
                                                          and PSTR 2307. 3 credit hours. (W)
individualized agreement among the college,
                                                          Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
                                                          of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up
college and the employer, the student combines
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working            ultimately expected to integrate and apply the
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.          learning skills discussed across their own academic
                                                         programs and become effective and efficient
PSTR       2350     Wedding Cakes                        learners. Students developing these skills should be
Skills, concepts, and techniques for preparing           able to continually draw from the theoretical models
wedding cakes. Includes marzipan, plastic                they have learned. 3 credit hours. (A)
chocolate-rolled fondant, chocolate garnish, flower      Note: Students may take either PSYC 1100 or
making, and royal icing piping work. Prerequisites:      PSYC 1300 but not both.
PSTR 1306 and PSTR 2307. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         PSYC        2301 General Psychology
PSTR       2380      Cooperative Education-Baking        General Psychology is a survey of the major
                     and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry        psychological topics, theories and approaches to the
                     Chef                                scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s   Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
area of specialization offered through an                Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
individualized agreement among the college,
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      PSYC        2306 Human Sexuality
college and the employer, the student combines           This course will provide an overview of the broad
classroom learning with work experience. Includes a      field of human sexuality. Topics will be covered
lecture component. Prerequisites: CHEF 1305 with a       from various perspectives - biological, sociological,
grade of "C" or better, PSTR 1301 with a grade of        anthropological, etc., but will focus primarily on the
"C" or better, and completion of 9 credit hours in the   psychological perspective. The goal is for each
major core of PSTR. 3 credit hours. (W)                  student to learn factual, scientifically-based
                                                         information that will provoke thought and contribute
PSYC        1100     Learning Framework                  to his/her own decision-making on sexual issues
A study of the 1) research and theory in the             outside of the classroom. Assessment: Placement in
psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation,       ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
2) factors that impact learning, and 3) application of   hours. (A)
learning strategies. Theoreticals models of strategic    Note: Students may take either PSYC 2306 or
learning, cognition, and motivation serve as the         SOCI 2306 but not both.
conceptual basis for the introduction of college-level
student academic strategies. Students use                PSYC       2314     Life-Span Growth and
assessment instruments (e.g. learning inventories) to                         Development
help them identify their own strengths and               Life-Span Growth and Development is a study of
weaknesses as strategic learners. Students are           social, emotional, cognitive and physical factors and
ultimately expected to integrate and apply the           influences of a developing human from conception
learning skills discussed across their own academic      to death. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;
programs and become effective and efficient              College-Level Reading. Prerequisite: PSYC 2301.
learners. Students developing these skills should be     3 credit hours. (A)
able to continually draw from the theoretical models
they have learned. 1 credit hour. (A)                    PSYC       2315 Psychology of Adjustment
Note: Students may take either PSYC 1100 or              Gives students deeper insight into their lives and
PSYC 1300 but not both.                                  those around them. Includes enhancing self
                                                         awareness, stress coping, healthy relationships and
PSYC        1300     Learning Framework                  dealing with loss. Assessment: Placement in ENGL
A study of the 1) research and theory in the             1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
psychology of learning, cognition, and motivation,
2) factors that impact learning, and 3) application of   PSYC       2316 Psychology of Personality
learning strategies. Theoreticals models of strategic    In-depth study of theories of personality with
learning, cognition, and motivation serve as the         practical application of each. Methods of personality
conceptual basis for the introduction of college-level   measurement and assessment are also included.
student academic strategies. Students use                Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
assessment instruments (e.g. learning inventories) to    Level Reading. Prerequisite: PSYC 2301. 3 credit
help them identify their own strengths and               hours. (A)
weaknesses as strategic learners. Students are
PSYC       2319      Social Psychology                  RELE        1300 Contract Forms and Addenda
Research and theory regarding social factors that       Promulgated Contract Forms, which shall include,
influence human behavior. Focuses on attitudes,         but is not limited to, unauthorized practice of law,
interpersonal attraction, aggression, conformity,       broker-lawyer commitee, current promulgated
communication, values, roles and group processes.       forms, commission rules governing use of forms and
These principles will be applied to the human           case studies involving use of forms. Prerequisite:
experience. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301.         RELE 1311. 3 credit hours. (W)
3 credit hours. (A)
                                                        RELE         1301 Principles of Real Estate I
PSYC       2389     Academic Co-op Psychology           A beginning overview of licensing as a real estate
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on      broker or salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as
work experience in psychology. In conjunction with      a license holder, titles to and conveyance of real
class seminars, the student will set specific goals     estate, legal descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and
and objectives in the study of psychology. Contact      liens, distinctions between personal and real
the Cooperative Work Experience Office.                 property, appraisal, finance and regulations, closing
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301.                     procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.    least three hours of classroom instruction on federal,
(A)                                                     state, and local laws relating to housing
                                                        discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and
RBTC       1305      Robotic Fundamentals               community reinvestment. Fulfills at least 30 of 60
An introduction to flexible automation. Topics          hours of required instruction for salesperson license.
include installation, repair, maintenance, and          3 credit hours. (W)
development of flexible robotic manufacturing
systems. 3 credit hours. (W)                            RELE       1303 Real Estate Appraisal
                                                        The central purposes and functions of an appraisal,
READ       0305      Developmental Reading I            social and economic determinants of value,
Development of reading and higher order thinking        appraisal case studies, cost, market data and income
skills necessary for college readiness. Offers          approaches to value estimates, final correlations,
additional instruction in developing vocabulary,        and reporting. 3 credit hours. (W)
comprehension skills. Effective study skills are
introduced. Lab required. Prerequisite: TSI             RELE         1307 Real Estate Investments
placement in READ 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)             Characteristics of real estate investments. Includes
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of    techniques of investment analysis, time-valued
an associate degree. Developmental courses may          money, discounted and nondiscounted investment
be taken for a combined total of no more than 27        criteria, leverage, tax shelters, depreciation, and
credit hours. In addition, you may repeat this          applications to property tax. 3 credit hours. (W)
course only once after receiving a grade, including
"W". If you drop this course before census day, it      RELE        1311 Law of Contracts
will not count against you.                             Elements of a contract, offer and acceptance, statute
                                                        of frauds, specific performance and remedies for
READ       0310      Developmental Reading II           breach, unauthorized practice of law, commission
Development of reading and higher order thinking        rules relating to use of adopted forms and owner
skills necessary for college readiness. Seeks to        disclosure requirements. 3 credit hours. (W)
further improve student's vocabulary,
comprehension and study skills. Lab required.           RELE        1315 Property Management
Prerequisite: READ 0305, or TSI placement in            The role of the property manager, landlord policies,
READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (D)                          operational guidelines, leases, lease negotiations,
Note: May not be used to satisfy the requirements of    tenant relations, maintenance, reports, habitability
an associate degree. Developmental courses may be       laws, and the Fair Housing Act. 3 credit hours. (W)
taken for a combined total of no more than 27 credit
hours. In addition, you may repeat this course only
                                                        RELE       1319 Real Estate Finance
once after receiving a grade, including "W". If you
                                                        Monetary systems, primary and secondary money
drop this course before census day, it will not count
                                                        markets, sources of mortgage loans, federal
against you.
                                                        government programs, loan applications, processes
                                                        and procedures, closing costs, alternative financial
instruments, equal credit opportunity laws affecting
mortgage lending, Community Reinvestment Act,            RELE        2331 Real Estate Brokerage
and the state housing agency. 3 credit hours. (W)        A study of law of agency, planning and
                                                         organization, operational policies and procedures,
RELE       1321      Real Estate Marketing               recruiting, selection and training of personnel,
Real estate professionalism and ethics;                  records and control, and real estate firm analysis and
characteristics of successful salespersons; time         expansion criteria. 3 credit hours. (W)
management; psychology of marketing; listing
procedures; advertising; negotiation and closing         RELE       2381      Cooperative Education - Real
financing; and the Deceptive Trade Practices-                                 Estate
Consumer Protection Act. 3 credit hours. (W)             Career-related activities encountered in the student's
                                                         area of specialization offered through an
RELE       1325     Real Estate Mathematics              individualized agreement among the college,
Basic arithmetic skills. Includes mathematical logic,    employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
percentages, interest, time value of money,              college and the employer, the student combines
depreciation, amortization, proration, and estimation    classroom learning with work experience. Includes
of closing statements. 3 credit hours. (W)               a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
                                                         Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
RELE        1338      Principles of Real Estate II
A continuing overview of licensing as a broker or        RNSG       1161      Clinical I – Nursing –
salesperson. Includes ethics of practice as a license                          Registered Nurse Training
holder, titles to and conveyance of real estate, legal   A health-related work-based learning experience
descriptions, deeds, encumbrances and liens,             that enables the student to apply specialized
distinctions between personal and real property,         occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
appraisal, finance and regulations, closing              supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
procedures, and real estate mathematics. Covers at       Course focuses on understanding and application of
least three hours of classroom instruction on federal,   the nursing process, therapeutic communication, the
state, and local laws relating to housing,               development of critical thinking, patient/client
discrimination, housing credit discrimination, and       advocacy, and safety to give comprehensive, quality
community reinvestment. Fulfills at least 30 of 60       patient-centered care using evidence based
hours of required instruction for salesperson license.   outcomes to culturally and socially diverse
3 credit hours. (W)                                      patient/client systems and documentation of care.
                                                         Development of teaching/learning plans to address
RELE       1380      Cooperative Education - Real        patient/client health care needs. Collaborate with the
                     Estate                              interdisciplinary health care team to promote,
Career-related activities encountered in the student's   maintain and restore optimal health status of
area of specialization offered through an                patient/client systems. Prerequisite: Admission to
individualized agreement among the college,              the Associate Degree Nursing Grant Program.
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      Corequisites: RNSG 1170, RNSG 1171,
college and the employer, the student combines           RNSG 1271 and RNSG 1471, or consent of
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        Nursing. 1 credit hour. (A)
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
                                                         RNSG       1163      Clinical – Nursing Transition
RELE        2301    Law of Agency                                             Clinical LVN/Paramedic
Law of agency including principal-agent and              A health-related, work-based learning experience
master-servant relationships, the authority of an        that enables the student to apply specialized
agent, the termination of an agent's authority, the      occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
fiduciary and other duties of an agent, employment       supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
law, deceptive trade practices, listing or buying        Course focuses on critical thinking and
representation procedures, and the disclosure of an      implementation of the nursing process to plan safe,
agency. 3 credit hours. (W)                              comprehensive, care for patient/client systems with
                                                         common physical and mental health needs;
                                                         development and implementation of
                                                         teaching/learning plans evidence based data to
address health promotion, maintenance, and            tissue integrity, thermoregulation, communication,
restoration. Care includes measures to reduce risks   patient education, professionalism, and ethical and
and coordinate health resources in collaboration      legal precepts. Includes health assessment and
with a multi-disciplinary health care team to         medication administration. This course lends itself
improve patient/client outcomes. Requires             to a concept-based approach. Prerequisite:
communication/documentation skills, patient/client    Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Grant
advocacy, and development of clinical reasoning.      (LVN/Paramedic Bridge) Program. Major
Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree       Requirement: AAS – Nursing. 1 credit hour. (W)
Nursing Grant (LVN/Paramedic Bridge) Program.
Corequisites: RNSG 1170, RNSG 1172 and                RNSG         1219 Integrated Nursing Skills I
RNSG 2371. Major Requirement: AAS – Nursing.          Study of the concepts and principles necessary to
1 credit hour. (A)                                    perform safe, basic nursing skills for patient-
                                                      centered care of culturally and socially diverse
RNSG      1170      Introduction to Nursing           patients/clients across the life span; demonstrate
                     Concepts                         competence in the quality performance of nursing
An introduction to concept-based learning with        procedures. Content includes knowledge, judgment,
emphasis on selected pathophysiological concepts      critical thinking skills, and professional values
with nursing applications. Concepts include acid-     including accountability, within a legal/ethical
base balance, fluid and electrolytes, immunity, gas   framework. Focus on required training to
exchange, perfusion, metabolism, coping, and tissue   competently, safely perform nursing skills and
integrity. Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate   procedures; ability to communicate/document
Degree Nursing Grant Program, or consent of           procedures performed; develop/implement
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –            appropriate patient/client teaching/learning plans
Nursing. 1 credit hour. (W)                           related to skills/procedures; self-analysis/reflection
                                                      to improve patient/client care outcomes and skill
RNSG      1171      Professional Nursing              performance. Lab required. Prerequisite:
                     Concepts I                       Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing
Introduction to professional nursing concepts and     Program. Corequisites: RNSG 1360 and
exemplars within the professional nursing roles:      RNSG 1523, or consent of Program Director.
Member of Profession, Provider of Patient-Centered    2 credit hours. (A)
Care, Patient Safety Advocate, and Member of the
Health Care Team. Content includes clinical           RNSG       1227       Transition to Professional
judgment, communication, ethical-legal, evidence-                           Nursing
based practice, health promotion, informatics,        Content includes health promotion, expanded
patient-centered care, patient education,             assessment, analysis and coordination of
professionalism, safety, and team/collaboration.      information, critical thinking/clinical reasoning
Emphasizes role development of the professional       skills and utilization of the nursing process, a
nurse. This course lends itself to a concept-based    systematic problem solving process, pharmacology,
approach. Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate    interdisciplinary teamwork,
Degree Nursing Grant Program. Corequisites:           communication/documentation skills, and applicable
RNSG 1161, RNSG 1170, RNSG 1271 and                   roles/competencies in knowledge, judgment, skills,
RNSG 1471, or consent of Program Director. Major      and professional values within a legal/ethical
Requirement: AAS – Nursing. 1 credit hour. (W)        framework throughout the life span. Prerequisite:
                                                      Consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:
                                                      AAS-Nursing. 2 credit hours. (W)
RNSG      1172        Professional Nursing
                      Competencies                    RNSG       1229 Integrated Nursing Skills II
Development of professional nursing competencies      Study of the concepts and principles necessary to
in the care of diverse patients throughout the        perform intermediate or advanced nursing skills for
lifespan. Emphasizes psychomotor skills and           care of diverse patients/clients across the life span.
clinical reasoning in the performance of nursing      Content includes knowledge, judgment, clinical
procedures related to the concepts of: clinical       reasoning skills, and professional values within a
judgment, comfort, elimination, fluid and             legal/ethical framework. Focus on concepts,
electrolytes, nutrition, gas exchange, safety,        principles and training required to competently,
functional ability, immunity, metabolism, mobility,   safely perform intermediate nursing skills for
cuturally and socially diverse patient/client systems   RNSG       1461     Clinical II-Nursing-Registered
across the life span. Requires ability to                                    Nurse Training
communicate/document procedures performed;              A health-related work-based learning experience
develop/implement appropriate patient-centered          that enables the student to apply specialized
teaching plans related to procedures to improve         occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
patient care outcomes. Lab required. Prerequisites:     supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
RNSG 1219, RNSG 1360, and RNSG 1523, or                 Course focuses on critical thinking skills and
consent of Program Director. Corequisites:              implementation of the nursing process to plan safe,
RNSG 1461 and RNSG 2504, or consent of                  comprehensive, care for patient/client systems with
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS-               common physical and mental health needs;
Nursing. 2 credit hours. (A)                            development and implementation of
                                                        teaching/learning plans evidence based data to
RNSG       1271       Professional Nursing              address health promotion, maintenance, and
                      Competencies                      restoration. Care includes measures to reduce risks
Development of professional nursing competencies        and coordinate health resources in collaboration
in the care of diverse patients throughout the          with a multi-disciplinary health care team to
lifespan. Emphasizes psychomotor skills and             improve patient/client outcomes. Requires
clinical reasoning in the performance of nursing        communication/documentation skills, patient/client
procedures related to the concepts of: clinical         advocacy, and development of clinical reasoning.
judgment, comfort, elimination, fluid and               Prerequisites: RNSG 1219, RNSG 1360 and
electrolytes, nutrition, gas exchange, safety,          RNSG 1523, or consent of Program Director.
functional ability, immunity, metabolism, mobility,     Corequisites: RNSG 1229 and RNSG 2504, or
tissue integrity, thermoregulation, communication,      consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:
patient education, professionalism, and ethical and     AAS-Nursing. 4 credit hours. (A)
legal precepts. Includes health assessment and
medication administration. This course lends itself     RNSG        1471 Health Care Concepts I
to a concept-based approach. Prerequisite:              In-depth coverage of foundational health care
Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Grant         concepts with application through selected
Program. Corequisites: RNSG 1161, RNSG 1170,            exemplars. Concepts include comfort, diversity,
RNSG 1171 and RNSG 1471, or consent of                  elimination, functional ability, human development,
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –              mobility, nutrition, sensory perception, sleep,
Nursing. 2 credit hours. (W)                            thermoregulation, end-of-life, grief, and tissue
                                                        integrity. Emphasizes development of clinical
RNSG       1360      Clinical I-Nursing-Registered      judgment skills in the beginning nurse. This course
                     Nurse Training                     lends itself to a concept-based approach.
A health-related work-based learning experience         Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree
that enables the student to apply specialized           Nursing Grant Program. Corequisites: RNSG 1161,
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct       RNSG 1170, RNSG 1171 and RNSG 1271, or
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.   consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:
Course focuses on understanding and application of      AAS – Nursing. 4 credit hours. (W)
the nursing process, therapeutic communication, the
development of critical thinking, patient/client        RNSG       1523     Introduction to Professional
advocacy, and safety to give comprehensive, quality                          Nursing for Integrated
patient-centered care using evidence based                                   Programs
outcomes to culturally and socially diverse             Introduction to the profession of nursing including
patient/client systems and documentation of care.       the roles/competencies of the professional nurse as
Development of teaching/learning plans to address       provider of patient-centered care, patient safety
patient/client health care needs. Collaborate with      advocate, member of health care team, and member
the interdisciplinary health care team to promote,      of the profession with emphasis on health promotion
maintain and restore optimal health status of           and primary disease prevention across the life span;
patient/client systems. Prerequisite: Admission to      essential components of the nursing health
the Associate Degree Nursing Program.                   assessment; identification of deviations from
Corequisites: RNSG 1219 and RNSG 1523 or                expected health patterns; application of the nursing
consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:         process, a systematic, problem-solving process to
AAS-Nursing. 3 credit hours. (A)                        provide basic safe, comprehensive evidence based
nursing care to culturally and socially diverse          of quality improvement and introduces health
patients/clients across the life span; and applicable    policy. Incorporates concepts into role development
competencies in knowledge, judgment, clinical            of the professional nurse. This course lends itself to
reasoning skills, and professional values within a       a concept-based approach. Prerequisites:
legal/ethical framework. Prerequisite: Admission to      RNSG 2173, RNSG 2362 and RNSG 2573, or
the Associate Degree Nursing Program.                    consent of Program Director. Corequisites:
Corequisites: RNSG 1219 and RNSG 1360, or                RNSG 2363 and RNSG 2574, or consent of
consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:          Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –
AAS-Nursing. 5 credit hours. (A)                         Nursing. 1 credit hour. (W)

RNSG       2172      Professional Nursing                RNSG       2207      Adaptation to Role of
                      Concepts II                                              Professional Nurse
Expanding professional nursing concepts and              Selected concepts related to the role of the
exemplars within the professional nursing roles.         professional nurse as a provider of care, accountable
Applying concepts of clinical judgment,                  for the quality of comprehensive, evidence-based
communication, ethical-legal, evidence-based             nursing care, coordinator of patient-centered care,
practice, patient-centered care, professionalism,        responsible for continued competence through self-
safety, and team/collaboration through exemplars         analysis, life-long learning, and member of the
presented in the HCC course. Introduces concept of       profession. Review of trends and issues impacting
leadership and management. Emphasizes role               nursing and health care today and in the future.
development of the professional nurse. This course       Content includes knowledge, judgment, skill, and
lends itself to a concept-based approach.                professional values within a legal/ethical
Prerequisites: RNSG 1161, RNSG 1170,                     framework. Focus on multifaceted factors
RNSG 1171, RNSG 1271 and RNSG 1471, or                   impacting nursing care, primary, secondary, and
consent of Program Director. Corequisites:               tertiary health outcomes for culturally and socially
RNSG 2361 and RNSG 2572, or consent of                   diverse patient/client systems in a variety of health
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –               care and community settings and the changing
Nursing. 1 credit hour. (W)                              health care environment. Prerequisites:
                                                         RNSG 1219, RNSG 1229, RNSG 1360,
RNSG       2173      Professional Nursing                RNSG 1461, RNSG 1523, RNSG 2460,
                      Concepts III                       RNSG 2504, and RNSG 2514. Corequisites:
Application of professional nursing concepts and         RNSG 2535 and RNSG 2561, or consent of
exemplars within the professional nursing roles.         Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS-
Utilizes concepts of clinical judgment, ethical-legal,   Nursing. 2 credit hours. (W)
evidence-based practice, patient-centered care,
professionalism, safety, and team/collaboration.         RNSG       2361      Clinical II – Nursing –
Introduces the concept of quality improvement and                             Registered Nurse Training
health care organizations. Incorporates concepts into    A health-related, work-based learning experience
role development of the professional nurse. This         that enables the student to apply specialized
course lends itself to a concept-based approach.         occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
Prerequisites: RNSG 2172, RNSG 2361 and                  supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
RNSG 2572, or consent of Program Director.               Course focuses on critical thinking and
Corequisites: RNSG 2362 and RNSG 2573, or                implementation of the nursing process to plan safe,
consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:          comprehensive, care for patient/client systems with
AAS – Nursing. 1 credit hour. (W)                        common physical and mental health needs;
                                                         development and implementation of
RNSG       2174     Professional Nursing                 teaching/learning plans evidence based data to
                     Concepts IV                         address health promotion, maintenance, and
Integration of professional nursing concepts and         restoration. Care includes measures to reduce risks
exemplars within the professional nursing roles.         and coordinate health resources in collaboration
Synthesizes concepts of clinical judgment, ethical-      with a multi-disciplinary health care team to
legal, evidence-based practice, leadership and           improve patient/client outcomes. Requires
management, patient-centered care, professionalism,      communication/documentation skills, patient/client
safety, and team/collaboration through exemplars         advocacy, and development of clinical reasoning.
presented in the HCC course. Emphasizes concept          Prerequisites: RNSG 1161, RNSG 1170,
RNSG 1171, RNSG 1271 and RNSG 1471, or
consent of Program Director. Corequisites:              RNSG       2371       Concept-Based Transition to
RNSG 2172 and RNSG 2572, or consent of                                        Professional Nursing Practice
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –              Integration of previous health care knowledge and
Nursing. 3 credit hours. (A)                            skills into the role development of the professional
                                                        nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient
RNSG       2362      Clinical III – Nursing –           safety advocate, member of health care team, and
                     Registered Nurse Training          member of the profession. Emphasis is on clinical
A health-related work-based learning experience         decision-making for patients and their families.
that enables the student to apply specialized           Review of selected health care and professional
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct       nursing concepts with application through
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.   exemplars. Health care concepts include comfort,
Course focuses on application of critical reasoning     diversity, elimination, functional ability, human
and implementation of the nursing process to plan       development, mobility, nutrition, sensory
patient-centered care for patient/client systems with   perception, sleep, coping, thermoregulation, tissue
complex physiologic and psychosocial health             integrity, acid-base balance, clotting, cognition,
needs/problems using evidence based interventions.      fluid and electrolyte balance, gas exchange,
Care will include measures to meet patient/client       immunity, metabolism, nutrition, end-of-life, grief,
systems teaching / learning needs to promote and        and perfusion. Professional nursing concepts
maintain optimal health status for the patient/client   include clinical judgment, communication, ethical-
and their families. Course requires                     legal, evidence-based practice, health promotion,
communication/documentation care given; clinical        informatics, patient-centered care, patient education,
reasoning to manage and coordinate quality,             professionalism, safety, and team/collaboration.
comprehensive patient-centered care and access to       Introduces concept of leadership and management.
health care resources. Prerequisites: RNSG 2172,        This course lends itself to a concept-based approach.
RNSG 2361 and RNSG 2572, or consent of                  Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree
Program Director. Corequisites: RNSG 2173 and           Nursing Grant (LVN/Paramedic Bridge) Program,
RNSG 2573, or consent of Program Director. Major        or consent of Progrem Director. Major
Requirement: AAS – Nursing. 3 credit hours. (A)         Requirement: AAS – Nursing. 3 credit hours. (W)

RNSG       2363      Clinical IV – Nursing –            RNSG       2460      Clinical III-Nursing-
                      Registered Nurse Training                              Registered Nurse Training
A health-related work-based learning experience         A health-related work-based learning experience
that enables the student to apply specialized           that enables the student to apply specialized
occupational theory, skills, clinical reasoning, and    occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the         supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
clinical professional. Course focuses on transition     Course focuses on application of critical reasoning
from student nurse to the roles/competencies and        and implementation of the nursing process to plan
responsibilities of the professional nurse utilizing    patient-centered care for patient/client systems with
the nursing process to meet the advanced and            complex physiologic and psychosocial health
integrated health needs of the patient/client systems   needs/problems using evidence based interventions.
within hospital and community. Promotion of             Care will include measures to meet patient/client
healthy lifestyles with consideration for preferences   systems teaching/learning needs to promote and
of culturally and socially diverse patient/client       maintain optimal health status for the patient/client
systems in collaboration with the interdisciplinary     and their families. Course requires
health care team to promote and maintain optimal        communication/documentation care given; clinical
health status. Prerequisites: RNSG 2173,                reasoning to manage and coordinate quality,
RNSG 2362 and RNSG 2573, or consent of                  comprehensive patient-centered care and access to
Program Director. Corequisites: RNSG 2174 and           health care resources. Prerequisites: RNSG 1219,
RNSG 2574, or consent of Program Director. Major        RNSG 1229, RNSG 1360, RNSG 1461,
Requirement: AAS – Nursing. 3 credit hours. (A)         RNSG 1523, and RNSG 2504. Corequisite:
                                                        RNSG 2514 or consent of Program Director. Major
                                                        Requirement: AAS-Nursing. 4 credit hours. (A)
RNSG       2504      Integrated Care of the Patient
                     with Common Health Care            RNSG       2535      Integrated Patient Care
                     Needs                                                    Management
Application of the nursing process, a systematic        Application of independent nursing interventions
problem-solving process, critical thinking skills and   and critical thinking to deliver safe, patient-centered
concepts to provide safe, conpetent nursing care to     care for culturally and socially diverse patient/client
cuturally and socially diverse patients/clients and     systems throughout the life span whose health care
families across the life span with common health        needs may be difficult to predict. Emphasis on
care needs including, but not limited to, common        collaborative clinical reasoning, nursing leadership
childhood/adolescent diseases, uncomplicated            skills, and patient advocacy and management
perinatal care, mental health concepts, perioperative   through coordination of health information and
care, frequently occurring adult health problems and    resources for multiple patient/client systems.
health issues related to aging. Emphasis on             Content includes the significance of professional
secondary disease prevention and                        development via a commitment to lifelong learning;
collaboration/communication with members of the         self-analysis and incorporation of trends in nursing
interdisciplinary health care team. Content includes    and health care. Use of applicable evidence-based
roles/competencies of the professional nurse and        knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional
applicable competencies in knowledge, judgment,         values, such as accountability for professional
clinical reasoning skills, and professional values      actions, within a legal/ethical framework.
within a legal/ethical framework. Prerequisites:        Prerequisites: RNSG 1219, RNSG 1229,
RNSG 1219, RNSG 1360, and RNSG 1523.                    RNSG 1360, RNSG 1461, RNSG 1523,
Corequisites: RNSG 1229 and RNSG 1461, or               RNSG 2461, RNSG 2504, and RNSG 2514.
consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:         Corequisites: RNSG 2207 and RNSG 2561, or
AAS-Nursing. 5 credit hours. (A)                        consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:
                                                        AAS-Nursing. 5 credit hours. (W)
RNSG       2514      Integrated Care of the Patient
                      with Complex Health Care          RNSG       2561      Clinical IV-Nursing-
                      Needs                                                  Registered Nurse Training
Application of the nursing process, a systematic        A health-related work-based learning experience
problem-solving process, critical thinking skills and   that enables the student to apply specialized
concepts to provide patient-centered comprehensive      occupational theory, skills, clinical reasoning, and
nursing care to culturally and socially diverse         concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the
patients/clients systems across the life span with      clinical professional. Course focuses on transition
complex health care needs including, but not limited    from student nurse to the roles/competencies and
to, complex childhood/adolescent diseases,              responsibilites of the professional nurse utilizing the
complicated perinatal care, acute mental illness,       nursing process to meet the advanced and integrated
complex perioperative care, serious adult health        health needs of the patient/client systems within
problems and health issues related to aging.            hospital and community. Promotion of healthy
Emphasis on tertiary disease prevention, health         lifestyles with consideration for preferences of
maintenance/restoration and collaboration with          culturally and socially diverse patient/client systems
members of the interdisciplinary health care team.      in collaboration with the interdisciplinary health
Content includes the roles/competencies of the          care team to promote and maintain optimal health
professional nurse in knowledge, judgment, skills,      status. Prerequisites: RNSG 1360, RNSG 1461,
and professional values including safety and            RNSG 2460 and RNSG 2514. Corequisites:
advocacy within a legal/ethical framework.              RNSG 2207 and RNSG 2535 or consent of Program
Prerequisites: RNSG 1219, RNSG 1229,                    Director. Major Requirement: AAS-Nursing.
RNSG 1360, RNSG 1461, RNSG 1523, and                    5 credit hours. (A)
RNSG 2504. Corequisite: RNSG 2460, or consent
of Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS-
                                                        RNSG       2572 Health Care Concepts II
Nursing. 5 credit hours. (W)
                                                        In-depth coverage of health care concepts with
                                                        application through selected exemplars. Concepts
                                                        include acid-base balance, coping, clotting,
                                                        cognition, fluid and electrolytes, gas exchange,
                                                        immunity, metabolism, nutrition, comfort, and
                                                        perfusion. Provides continuing opportunities for
development of clinical judgment skills. The course
lends itself to a concept-based approach.                 RSPT       1201     Introduction to Respiratory
Prerequisites: RNSG 1161, RNSG 1170,                                          Care
RNSG 1171, RNSG 1271 and RNSG 1471, or                    An introduction to the field of respiratory care. Lab
consent of Program Director. Corequisites:                required. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory
RNSG 2172 and RNSG 2361, or consent of                    Care Program. Corequisites: RSPT 1307 and
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –                RSPT 1410. Major Requirement: AAS-Respiratory
Nursing. 5 credit hours. (W)                              Care. 2 credit hours. (W)

RNSG        2573    Health Care Concepts III              RSPT       1237      Basic Dysrhythmia
In-depth coverage of health care concepts with                                 Interpretation
nursing application through selected exemplars.           A study of the electrophysiology of the heart and
Concepts include cellular regulation, end-of-life,        characteristics cardiac dysrhythmias. 2 credit hours.
immunity, interpersonal relationships, human              (W)
development, intracranial regulation, mood/affect,
comfort, sexuality, mobility, and reproduction.
                                                          RSPT       1307     Cardiopulmonary Anatomy
Provides continuing opportunities for development
                                                                              and Physiology
of clinical judgment skills. The course lends itself to
                                                          Anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and
a concept-based approach. Prerequisites:                  pulmonary systems. Lab required. Prerequisite:
RNSG 2172, RNSG 2361 and RNSG 2572, or                    Admission to the Respiratory Care Program.
consent of Program Director. Corequisites:
                                                          3 credit hours. (W)
RNSG 2173 and RNSG 2362, or consent of
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS –
Nursing. 5 credit hours. (W)                              RSPT       1361      Clinical II-Respiratory Care
                                                                               Therapist
                                                          A health-related work-based learning experience
RNSG        2574     Health Care Concepts IV              that enables the student to apply specialized
In-depth coverage of advanced health care concepts
                                                          occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
with nursing application through selected
                                                          supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
exemplars. Concepts include, cognition, immunity,         Prerequisite: RSPT 1160. Major Requirement:
clotting, fluid and electrolyte balance, gas exchange,    AAS-Respiratory Care. 3 credit hours. (W)
metabolism, nutrition, perfusion, coping, tissue
integrity, and interpersonal relationships.
Continuing development of clinical judgment with          RSPT       1362     Clinical III-Respiratory Care
integration of all program concepts. The course                                Therapist
lends itself to a concept-based approach.                 A health-related work-based learning experience
Prerequisites: RNSG 2173, RNSG 2362 and                   that enables the student to apply specialized
RNSG 2573, or consent of Program Director.                occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
Corequisites: RNSG 2174 and RNSG 2363, or                 supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:           Prerequisite: RSPT 1361. Major Requirement:
AAS – Nursing. 5 credit hours. (W)                        AAS-Respiratory Care. 3 credit hours. (W)

RSPT       1160     Clinical I-Respiratory Care           RSPT       1410     Respiratory Care Procedures I
                     Therapist                            Essential knowledge of the equipment and
A health-related work-based learning experience           techniques used in the treatment of cardiopulmonary
that enables the student to apply specialized             disease. Lab required. Prerequisite: Admission to
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct         the Respiratory Care Program. Major Requirement:
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.     AAS-Respiratory Care. 4 credit hours. (W)
Prerequisite: Consent of Program Director.
Corequisite: Consent of Program Director. Major           RSPT       1411    Respiratory Care Procedures
Requirement: AAS-Respiratory Care. 1 credit hour.                             II
(W)                                                       Develops essential knowledge and skills of airway
                                                          care and mechanical ventilation. Lab required.
                                                          Prerequisite: RSPT 1410. Major Requirement:
                                                          AAS-Respiratory Care. 4 credit hours. (W)
RSPT       2130    Respiratory Care Examination         home care/rehabilitation, and fluid and electrolyte
                   Preparation                          balance. Prerequisite: RSPT 2353. Major
Comprehensive review to optimize respiratory care       Requirement: AAS-Respiratory Care. 2 credit
credentialing exam success. Lab required.               hours. (W)
Prerequisites: RSPT 2255, RSPT 2353, and
RSPT 2360. Corequisites: RSPT 2139, RSPT 2231,          RSPT       2255 Critical Care Monitoring
RSPT 2247, and RSPT 2361. Major Requirement:            Advanced monitoring techniques used clinically to
AAS-Respiratory Care. 1 credit hour. (W)                assess a patient in the critical care setting. Lab
                                                        required. Prerequisites: RSPT 1362 and
RSPT       2139      Advanced Cardiac Life              RSPT 2471. Corequisites: RSPT 2353 and
                     Support                            RSPT 2360. Major Requirements: AAS-
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) with an            Respiratory Care. 2 credit hours. (W)
emphasis on airway management. Designed to
develop skills for resuscitation of the adult.          RSPT        2310 Cardiopulmonary Disease
Includes strategies for managing and stabilizing the    Etiology, pathogenesis, pathology, diagnosis,
cardiopulmonary arrested patient. May include           history, prognosis, manifestations, treatment, and
certification. Prerequisites: RSPT 2255 and             detection of cardiopulmonary diseases. Lab
RSPT 2471. Corequisites: RSPT 2130, RSPT 2231,          required. Prerequisites: RSPT 1307 and
RSPT 2247, and RSPT 2361. Major Requirement:            RSPT 1410. Corequisites: RSPT 1361, RSPT 1411,
AAS-Respiratory Care. 1 credit hour. (W)                and RSPT 2217. Major Requirement: AAS-
                                                        Respiratory Care. 3 credit hours. (W)
RSPT       2217     Respiratory Care
                    Pharmacology                        RSPT       2353    Neonatal/Pediatric
A study of drugs that affect cardiopulmonary                                Cardiopulmonary Care
systems. Emphasis on classifications, route of          A study of neonatal/pediatric cardiopulmonary care.
administration, dosages and calculations, and           Lab required. Prerequisites: RSPT 1362 and
physiological interactions. Prerequisites:              RSPT 2471. Corequisites: RSPT 2255 and
RSPT 1160, RSPT 1201, RSPT 1307, and                    RSPT 2360. Major Requirement: AAS-Respiratory
RSPT 1410. Corequisites: RSPT 1361, RSPT 1411,          Care. 3 credit hours. (W)
and RSPT 2310. Major Requirement: AAS-
Respiratory Care. 2 credit hours. (W)
                                                        RSPT       2360     Clinical IV-Respiratory Care
                                                                             Therapist
RSPT       2231    Simulations in Respiratory           A health-related work-based learning experience
                    Care                                that enables the student to apply specialized
Theory and history of clinical simulation               occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
examinations. Includes construction types, scoring,     supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
and mechanics of taking the computerized                Prerequisite: RSPT 1362. Major Requirement:
simulation examination. Lab required. Prerequisite:     AAS-Respiratory Care. 3 credit hours. (W)
RSPT 2255. Major Requirement: AAS-Respiratory
Care. 2 credit hours. (W)
                                                        RSPT       2361     Clinical V-Respiratory Care
                                                                             Therapist
RSPT       2247      Specialties in Respiratory         A health-related work-based learning experience
                     Care                               that enables the student to apply specialized
Emerging and specialty practices in respiratory care.   occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
An introduction to areas of interest in which the       supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Respiratory Therapist may find application and/or       Prerequisite: RSPT 2360. Major Requirement:
employment. The depth of instruction will provide       AAS-Respiratory Care. 3 credit hours. (W)
the indications, expected outcomes, hazards and
methods for hyperbaric oxygen (HBO),
                                                        RSPT       2471     Respiratory Care Procedures
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO),
                                                                            III
nitric oxide (NO), sleep studies, nutritional           Provides essential knowledge of advanced
assessment, metabolic monitoring, exercise/stress
                                                        mechanical ventilation concepts, critical care
testing, and electroencephalograms. Also includes
                                                        assessment, quality control, and basic
                                                        neonatal/pediatric assessment. Advanced
                                                        mechanical ventilation concepts include: methods of
weaning, advanced modes, and methods of non-             classroom learning with work experience. Includes
invasive ventilation. Critical care assessment           a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
includes: basic ECG interpretation and chest tube        Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)
drainage systems. Quality control includes:
maintenance of ABG analyzers. Neonatal/Pediatric         RSTO       2307 Catering
assessment includes: APGAR scoring, gestational          Principles, techniques, and applications for both on-
age assessment, Silverman score, vital signs, and        premises, off-premises, and group marketing of
pediatric assessment methods. Lab required.              catering operations including food preparation,
Prerequisite: RSPT 1411. Corequisite: RSPT 1362.         holding, and transporting techniques. Lab required.
Major Requirement: AAS-Respiratory Care.                 3 credit hours. (W)
4 credit hours. (W)
                                                         RTVB       1329 Scriptwriting
RSTO       1301     Beverage Management                  Writing scripts for film and electronic media.
A study of the beverage service of the hospitality       Emphasizes format and style for commercials,
industry including spirits, wines, beers, and non        public service announcements, promos, news, and
alcoholic beverages. Topics include purchasing,          documentaries. Lab required. Assessment:
resource control, legislation, marketing, physical       Placement in ENGL 1301 and College-Level
plant requirements, staffing, service, and the           Reading. 3 credit hours. (W)
selection of wines to enhance foods. Students must
be 21 years of age to take this course. 3 credit
                                                         RUSS         1411 Beginning Russian I
hours. (W)
                                                         Introduction to the basic skills of speaking, reading,
                                                         writing, and listening with attention to selected
RSTO       1304     Dining Room Service                  aspects of Russian culture; designed for students
Introduces the principles, concepts, and systems of      with little or no previous language training.
professional table service. Topics include dining        Instruction is enhanced by the use of tapes, slides,
room organization, scheduling, and management of         computer software, and video cassettes. Lab
food service personnel. Prerequisite/Concurrent          required. 4 credit hours. (A)
enrollment: CHEF 1314. 3 credit hours. (W)
Note: Culinary lab classes require extended periods
                                                         RUSS       1412 Beginning Russian II
of time standing in place, lifting heavy weights (up     Continuation of RUSS 1411. Lab required.
to 60 pounds), reaching, bending, and working
                                                         Prerequisite: RUSS 1411 or consent of Instructor or
around open flames and with cleaning chemicals.
                                                         Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)

RSTO       1325      Purchasing for Hospitality
                                                         RUSS        2311 Intermediate Russian I
                      Operations                         Intensive review of Russian grammar followed by
Study of purchasing and inventory management of
                                                         continued development of speaking, listening,
foods and other supplies to include development of
                                                         reading and writing skills. Instruction enhanced by
purchase specifications, determination of order
                                                         slides, tapes, and other audio-visual aids.
quantities, formal and informal price comparisons,
                                                         Prerequisite: RUSS 1412 or consent of Instructor or
proper receiving procedures, storage management,         Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
and issue procedures. Emphasis on product cost
analysis, yields, pricing formulas, controls, and
record keeping at each stage of the purchasing cycle.    RUSS        2312 Intermediate Russian II
3 credit hours. (W)                                      Continuation of RUSS 2311. Instruction enhanced
                                                         by slides, tapes, and other audio-visual aids.
                                                         Prerequisite: RUSS 2311 or consent of Instructor or
RSTO       1380      Cooperative Education-              Department Chair. 3 credit hours. (A)
                     Restaurant, Culinary, and
                     Catering Management/
                     Manager
Career-related activities encountered in the student's
area of specialization offered through an
individualized agreement among the college,
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
college and the employer, the student combines
SGNL       1401      American Sign Language              SLNG       1311 Fingerspelling and Numbers
                      (ASL): Beginning I                 Development of expressive and receptive skills in
Introduction to American Sign Language, Deaf             fingerspelling and numbers. Receptive skills focus
culture, and to a brief history of sign and culture.     on whole word phrase recognition and
Includes development of expressive and receptive         fingerspelling/number comprehension in context.
sign skills, together with the learning of numbers,      Expressive skills focus on the development of
sign vocabulary, and the manual alphabet. Class is       speed, clarity, and fluency. Lab required.
conducted primarily without voice. Lab required.         Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: SGNL 1402.
4 credit hours. (A)                                      3 credit hours. (W)

SGNL       1402       American Sign Language             SLNG       1321      Introduction to the
                      (ASL): Beginning II                                     Interpreting Profession
Study of sign vocabulary, numbers, fingerspelling        An overview of the field of American Sign
and Deaf culture. Emphasizes further development         Language (ASL)/English interpretation. Provides a
of receptive skills, expressive skills, application of   historical framework for the current principles,
rudimentary syntactical and grammatical structures,      ethics, roles, responsibilities, and standard practices
and an understanding of Deaf and Hearing cultures.       of the interpreting profession. Lab required.
Class is conducted primarily without voice. Lab          Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: SGNL 1401.
required. Prerequisite: SGNL 1401 or credit by           3 credit hours. (W)
exam. 4 credit hours. (A)
                                                         SLNG        1347 Deaf Culture
SGNL       2301      American Sign Language              Historical and contemporary perspective of
                     (ASL): Intermediate I               American Deaf culture using a socio-cultural model.
Introduction to the intermediate skills needed in the    Includes cultural identity and awareness, values,
production and comprehension of American Sign            group norms, communication, language, and
Language used in everyday communication. The             significant contributions made by D/deaf people to
course gives students an overview of the history,        the world. 3 credit hours. (W)
values, and social norms of the Deaf community in
the United States. This course integrates and refines    SLNG       2266     Practicum I-Sign Language
expressive and receptive skills in American Sign                             Interpretation and
Language, including recognition of sociolinguistic                           Translation
variations. Class is conducted primarily without         Practical, general workplace training supported by
voice. Lab required. Prerequisite: SGNL 1402 with        an individualized learning plan developed by the
a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit hours. (A)            employer, college, and student. Prerequisite:
                                                         SLNG 2301. 2 credit hours. (W)
SGNL       2302      American Sign Language
                     (ASL): Intermediate II              SLNG        2301 Interpreting I
A continuation of SGNL 2301, American Sign               An overview of the interpreting process and models
Language Intermediate II provides a review and           of interpretation. Introduces the skills necessary to
application of conversational skills in American         achieve dynamic message equivalence in
Sign Language and provides intensive practice in         interpreting American Sign Language (ASL) to
interpreting from signing to voice as well as from       English and English to ASL. Lab required.
voice to signing, while increasing vocabulary. The       Prerequisite: SLNG 1321. 3 credit hours. (W)
course provides an introduction to American Sign
Language literature and folklore. (The course
                                                         SLNG       2302 Interpreting II
includes grammar and vocabularies used in "real
                                                         Continued development of discourse analysis and
life" situations.) Lab required. Prerequisite:
                                                         interpreting skills for increasingly complex tasks.
SGNL 2301 with a grade of "C" or better. 3 credit
                                                         Utilization of consecutive and simultaneous
hours. (A)                                               interpreting scenarios including monologues and
                                                         dialogues. Emphasizes skill development, self-
                                                         analysis, and peer evaluation. Lab required.
                                                         Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: SLNG 2301.
                                                         3 credit hours. (W)
SLNG       2331      Interpreting III
A practice-oriented course to develop skills in the       SMFT       1475      Materials Tech, Measurement
integration and application of interpreting using                              Tech & Characterization
complex source materials. Continued exposure to                                Meth used in Semiconductor
simulated interpreting/transliterating experiences.                            Solar Cell Manufactur
Lab required. Prerequisite: SLNG 2302 or state or         The course will include an in-depth coverage of
national interpreter certification. 3 credit hours.       materials measurement techniques, statistical
(W)                                                       process control/capability analysis, six sigma
                                                          process characterization, and FEMA from the
SLNG       2403      Transliterating                      perspective of Photovoltaic Solar Cell materials
A practice-oriented course designed to develop            characterization, electrical characterization and
skills necessary for rendering spoken English to a        optical characterization technology and techniques.
signed English format and signed English to spoken        The course is taught from an engineering
English. Lab required. Prerequisites: ENGL 1302,          perspective using an appropriate level of
SGNL 2301 and SLNG 2301. 4 credit hours. (W)              mathematics for the engineering models presented.
                                                          Lab required. Prerequisites: SMFT 1471 and
SMFT       1343      Semiconductor Manufacturing          SMFT 1473, or consent of Program Director.
                     Technology                           4 credit hours. (W)
A study of the processes, materials, and equipment
used in the manufacturing of semiconductors,              SOCI         1301 Introduction to Sociology
including an overview of the semiconductor                The scientific study of human society, including
industry, related terminology, and standard safety        ways in which groups, social institutions, and
practice. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)               individuals affect each other. Causes of social
                                                          stability and social change are explored through the
SMFT       1471      Fundamentals of Solar Cell           application of various theoretical perspectives, key
                      Engineering                         concepts, and related research methods of sociology.
The chemistry, device physics, and materials              Analysis of social issues in their institutional
science of Photovoltaic Solar Cell technology which       context may include topics such as social
results in the production of electricity from sunlight    stratification, gender, race/ethnicity, and deviance.
is covered. An overview of the process flows used         Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
to manufacture solar cells, the resulting device          Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
characteristics, the variety of solar cell structures
and the solid state electronics characterization of the   SOCI        1306 Social Problems
structures is presented. The course is taught from an     Application of sociological principles and
engineering perspective using an appropriate level        theoretical perspectives to major social problems in
of mathematics for the engineering models                 contemporary society such as inequality, crime and
presented. Lab required. Prerequisite: MATH 1314          violence, substance abuse, environmental issues,
or Consent of Program Director. 4 credit hours.           deviance, or family problems. Assessment:
(W)                                                       Placement in ENGL 1301. 3 credit hours. (A)

SMFT       1473      Fundamentals of Solar Cell           SOCI        2301 Marriage and Family
                     Manufacturing                        Sociological and theoretical analysis of the
The course covers the fundamentals of Photovoltaic        structures and functions of the family, the varied
Solar Cell fabrication from ingot to the final solar      cultural patterns of the American family, and the
cell array. The basic chemistry, physics, and             relationships that exist among the individuals within
materials science of the fabrication process is           the family, as well as the relationship that exist
presented. The course is taught from an engineering       between the family and other institutions in society.
perspective using an appropriate level of                 Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301. 3 credit
mathematics for the engineering models presented.         hours. (A)
Lab required. Prerequisite: MATH 1314 or Consent
of Program Director. 4 credit hours. (W)                  SOCI       2306 Human Sexuality
                                                          This course will provide an overview of the broad
                                                          field of human sexuality. Topics will be covered
                                                          from various perspectives - biological, sociological,
                                                          anthropological, etc., but will focus primarily on the
psychological perspective. The goal is for each
student to learn factual, scientifically-based              SOCW 2362 Social Welfare
information that will provoke thought and contribute        This course provides an overview of contemporary
to his/her decision-making on sexual issues outside         social welfare including income support services,
of the classroom. Assessment: Placement in                  mental health services and services for children and
ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit                  families. It includes an examination of social
hours. (A)                                                  welfare policy and programs. Assessment:
Note: Student may take either PSYC 2306 or                  Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.
SOCI 2306 but not both.                                     Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: SOCW 2361.
                                                            3 credit hours. (A)
SOCI        2319     Minority Studies
This course studies minority-majority group                 SPAN       1411 Beginning Spanish I
relations, addressing their historical, cultural, social,   Basic Spanish language skills in listening, speaking,
economic, and institutional development in the              reading, and writing within a cultural framework.
United States. Both sociological and social                 Students will acquire the vocabulary and
psychological levels of analysis will be employed to        grammatical structures necessary to communicate
discuss issues including experiences of minority            and comprehend at the beginner level. Lab
groups within the context of their cultural heritage        required. 4 credit hours. (A)
and tradition, as well as that of the dominant culture.
Core concepts to be examined include (but are not
                                                            SPAN         1412 Beginning Spanish II
limited to) social inequality, dominance /
                                                            Continued development of basic Spanish language
subordination, prejudice, and discrimination.
                                                            skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing
Particular minority groups discussed may include
                                                            within a cultural framework. Students will acquire
those based on poverty, race/ethnicity, gender,
                                                            the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary
sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion.           to communicate and comprehend at the high
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-
                                                            beginner to low intermediate level. Lab required.
Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
                                                            Prerequisite: SPAN 1411 or consent of Instructor or
                                                            Department Chair. 4 credit hours. (A)
SOCI       2340      Drug Use and Abuse
Study of the use and abuse of drugs in today's
                                                            SPAN       2311 Intermediate Spanish I
society with emphasis on the physiological,
                                                            The consolidation of skills acquired at the
psychological, and sociological factors that
                                                            introductory level. Further development of
contribute to this behavior. Assessment: Placement
                                                            proficency in listening, speaking, reading, and
in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
                                                            writing. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation,
hours. (A)                                                  and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-
                                                            speaking world. Prerequisite: SPAN 1412 or
SOCI       2389     Academic Co-op Sociology                consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit
Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on          hours. (A)
work experience in sociology. In conjunction with
class seminars, the student will set specific goals
                                                            SPAN       2312 Intermediate Spanish II
and objectives in the study of sociology. Contact           The consolidation of skills acquired at the
the Cooperative Work Experience Office.
                                                            introductory level. Further development of
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301.
                                                            proficency in listening, speaking, reading, and
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. 3 credit hours.
                                                            writing. Emphasis on comprehension, appreciation,
(A)
                                                            and interpretation of the cultures of the Spanish-
                                                            speaking world. Prerequisite: SPAN 2311 or
SOCW 2361           Introduction to Social Work             consent of Instructor or Department Chair. 3 credit
An overview of the history, fields, skills, and values      hours. (A)
of social work practice in the United States.
Includes volunteer placement with a social service
                                                            SPAN       2313     Spanish for Native/Heritage
agency (Service Learning). Assessment: Placement
                                                                                 Speakers I
in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
                                                            Builds upon existing oral proficiences of heritage
hours. (A)
                                                            speakers of Spanish. Enhances proficiencies in the
                                                            home-based language by developing a full range of
                                                            registers including public speaking and formal
written discourse. Emphasis on comprehension,             SPCH       1321    Business and Professional
appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the                       Communication
Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: SPAN 1412           Study and application of communication within the
or consent of Instructor or Department Chair.             business and professional context. Special emphasis
3 credit hours. (A)                                       will given to communication competencies in
                                                          presentations, dyads, teams, and technologically
SPAN       2315     Spanish for Native/Heritage           mediated formats. Includes the relationship of
                     Speakers II                          communication to organizational conflict,
Builds upon existing oral proficiences of heritage        management and international business; practice in
speakers of Spanish. Enhances proficiencies in the        conducting and participating in business interviews
home-based language by developing a full range of         and presentations. Assessment: Placement in
registers including public speaking and formal            ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading. 3 credit
written discourse. Emphasis on comprehension,             hours. (A)
appreciation, and interpretation of the cultures of the
Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite: SPAN 2313           SPCH       2335 Argumentation and Debate
or consent of Instructor or Department Chair.             This course introduces the students to various
3 credit hours. (A)                                       argumentation techniques. The student will learn
                                                          basic research skills and methods of cataloging
SPCH       1144     Forensic Activities I                 evidence. The student will learn to organize and
This course consists of laboratory/practicum              present ideas in effective communication paradigms.
experience for students who participate in the            Individual debate and team formats will be
preparation of forensic activities. 1 credit hour. (A)    demonstrated. 3 credit hours. (A)

SPCH       1311     Introduction to Speech                SPCH       2389 Academic Co-op Speech
                    Communication                         Integrates on-campus study with practical hands-on
Introduces basic human communication principles           work experience in speech. In conjunction with
and theories embedded in a variety of contexts            class seminars, the student will set specific goals
including interpersonal, small group, and public          and objectives in the study of speech. Contact the
speaking. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301;             Cooperative Work Experience Office. Assessment:
College-Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)                Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.
                                                          3 credit hours. (A)
SPCH       1315      Public Speaking I
Application of communication theory and practice          SRGT       1171     Transition to Practice for the
to the public speaking context, with emphasis on                               Surgical Technologist
audience analysis, speaker delivery, ethics of            This course provides surgical technology students
communication, cultural diversity, and speech             with information and skills to assist in transition
organizational techniques to deverlop students'           from the role of student to the role of a practicing
speaking abilities, as well as ability to effectively     surgical technologist. Information gained about
evaluate oral presentations. Includes student             high performance work teams is applied to the
evaluation of speakers and speeches. Assessment:          surgical setting. Service quality management and
Placement in ENGL 1301; College-Level Reading.            diversity concepts are applied to surgical settings.
3 credit hours. (A)                                       Lab required. Prerequisites: HPRS 2300,
                                                          SRGT 1541 and SRGT 1561. Corequisites:
                                                          SRGT 2130 and SRGT 2561, or consent of Program
SPCH       1318      Interpersonal Communication
                                                          Director. Major Requirement: AAS-Surgical
Application of communication theory to
interpersonal relationship development,                   Technology. 1 credit hour. (W)
maintenance, and termination in relationship
contexts including friendships, romantic partners,        SRGT       1260 Clinical-Surgical Technology I
families, and relationships with co-workers and           A health-related work-based learning experience
supervisors. The course focuses on interpersonal          that enables the student to apply specialized
contexts such as gender communication, conflict,          occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
intercultural communication, and listening.               supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Assessment: Placement in ENGL 1301; College-              Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Technology
Level Reading. 3 credit hours. (A)
Program. Corequisite: SRGT 1409 or consent of the       affiliate hospital staff or a clinical instructor in an
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS-               aseptic environment. Case assignments will be
Surgical Technology. 2 credit hours. (W)                assigned according to specific clinical rotations.
                                                        Prerequisites: SRGT 1260 and SRGT 1409.
SRGT       1409      Fundamentals of Peri-              Corequisites: HPRS 2300 and SRGT 1541, or
                      operative Concepts and            consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:
                      Techniques                        AAS-Surgical Technology. 5 credit hours. (W)
In-depth coverage of peri-operative concepts such as
aseptic/sterile principles and practices, infectious    SRGT       2130 Professional Readiness
processes, wound healing, and creation and              Overview of professional readiness for employment,
maintenance of the sterile field. In addition, peri-    attaining certification, and maintaining certification
operative, intra-operative and post operative patient   status. Prerequisites: HPRS 2300, SRGT 1541 and
care concepts, the role of the surgical technologist    SRGT 1561. Corequisites: SRGT 1171,
on the surgical team, development of a surgical         SRGT 1542 and SRGT 2561, or consent of Program
conscience; critical thinking; ethical and legal        Director. Major Requirement: AAS-Surgical
aspects and basic concepts of workplace                 Technology. 1 credit hour. (W)
management are reviewed. Lab required.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Surgical Technology      SRGT       2561     Clinical-Surgical Technology
Program. Corequisite: SRGT 1260 or consent of                                III
Program Director. Major Requirement: AAS-               A health-related work-based learning experience
Surgical Technology. 4 credit hours. (W)                that enables the student to apply specialized
                                                        occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct
SRGT        1541     Surgical Procedures I              supervision is provided by the clinical professional.
Introduction to surgical procedures and related         Corequisites: SRGT 1171, SRGT 1542 and
pathologies. Emphasis on surgical procedures            SRGT 2130, or consent of Program Director.
related to the general, obstetrics/gynecology,          Prerequisites: HPRS 2300, SRGT 1541 and
genitourinary, otorhinolaryngology, and orthopedic      SRGT 1561. Major Requirement: AAS-Surgical
surgical specialties incorporating instruments,         Technology. 5 credit hours. (W)
equipment, and supplies. Lab required.
Prerequisites: SRGT 1260 and SRGT 1409.                 TECA       1303      Family, School, and
Corequisites: HPRS 2300 and SRGT 1561, or                                    Community
consent of Program Director. Major Requirement:         A study of the relationship among the child, family,
AAS-Surgical Technology. 5 credit hours. (W)            community and schools, including parent education
                                                        and involvement, family and community lifestyles,
SRGT        1542     Surgical Procedures II             child abuse, and current family life issues. Lab
Introduction to surgical procedures and related         required. Assessment: Placement in ENGL 0315;
pathologies with emphasis on surgical procedures        READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)
related to the thoracic, peripheral vascular,
plastic/reconstructive, ophthalmology, cardiac, and     TECA       1311 Educating Young Children
neurological surgical specialties incorporating         An introduction to the education of the young child,
instruments, equipment, and supplies. Lab required.     including developmentally appropriate practices and
Prerequisites: HPRS 2300, SRGT 1541 and                 programs, theoretical and historical perspectives,
SRGT 1561. Corequisite: SRGT 1171, SRGT 2130            ethical and professional responsibilities and current
and SRGT 2561, or consent of Program Director.          issues. Lab required. Assessment: Placement in
Major Requirement: AAS-Surgical Technology.             ENGL 0315; READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)
5 credit hours. (W)
                                                        TECA        1318 Wellness of the Young Child
SRGT       1561     Clinical-Surgical Technology        A study of the factors that impact the well-being of
                     II                                 the young child including healthy behavior, food
A health-related work-based learning experience         nutrition, fitness, and safety practices. Focus on
that enables the student to apply specialized           local and national standards and legal implications
occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct       of relevant policies and regulations. Lab required.
supervision is provided by the clinical professional.   Assessment: Placement in ENGL 0315;
The student is allowed to participate as a member of    READ 0310. 3 credit hours. (A)
the surgical team under the supervision of the
TECA       1354     Child Growth and
                     Development                         TRVM       2333     Applied Convention/Meetings
A study of the physical, emotional, social and                                Management
cognitive factors of growth and development of           Practical application of meetings and exposition
children birth through adolescence. Assessment:          skills through a case study or participation in a
Placement in ENGL 0315; READ 0310. 3 credit              conference/meeting. Includes integration of
hours. (A)                                               meeting planning tools that compare and
                                                         discriminate between key areas of program
TRVM 1323           Group Tour Operations                development and convention objectives.
A study of the role of the group planner, selling to     Prerequisites: TRVM 1323, TRVM 1327,
groups, and planning itineraries, including              TRVM 2301, TRVM 2341 and TRVM 2355.
components of a tour package, tour costing,               3 credit hours. (W)
advertising and promotion, group dynamics, and
tour guide qualifications. 3 credit hours. (W)           TRVM       2341      International
                                                                              Convention/Meeting
TRVM 1327           Special Events Design                                     Management
The development of a special event from the              Apply the principles of convention/meeting
conceptual stage through completion. Emphasis on         management in an international setting. Compare
industry terminology, factors to consider when           the differences in planning a domestic versus an
planning a special event, and contingency plans.         international meeting; including contract
3 credit hours. (W)                                      negotiation, foreign currency, customs and laws,
                                                         marketing, shipping, languages, cultures, and how
TRVM       1380      Cooperative Education-              foreign policy affects the meeting planning process.
                     Tourism and Travel Service          Identify resources to assist planner in development
                     Management                          of an international meeting. 3 credit hours. (W)
Career-related activities encountered in the student's
area of specialization offered through an                TRVM       2355      Exposition and Trade Show
individualized agreement among the college,                                    Operations
employer, and student. Under the supervision of the      A discussion of management of the specific
college and the employer, the student combines           problems of trade shows and exhibitions, including
classroom learning with work experience. Includes        design, construction, and regulation. Includes
a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work        logistics for planning events, such as crowd control,
Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)                   special effects, lighting, decorations and audio.
                                                         Procedures for conducting fairs, festivals, sports
TRVM       2301      Introduction to                     events, and grand openings. 3 credit hours. (W)
                     Convention/Meeting
                     Management                          TRVM       2380      Cooperative Education-
Overview of the meetings and convention industry                              Tourism and Travel Services
and the various aspects and skills involved in                                Management
planning and managing meeting, conventions, and          Career-related activities encountered in the student's
expositions. Emphasis on types of meetings,              area of specialization offered through an
meeting markets, industry suppliers, budget and          individualized agreement among the college,
program planning, site selection and contract            employer, and student. Under the supervision of the
negotiations, registration and housing, food and         college and employer, the student combines
beverage requirements, function and meeting room         classroom learning with work experience. Includes
setup, and audiovisual requirements. 3 credit hours.     a lecture component. Contact the Cooperative Work
(W)                                                      Experience Office. 3 credit hours. (W)

				
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