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Most programs use a combination of lecture and laboratory            A151 Accounting I                                                         B098 Foundations of English II
methods of instruction. A class period, particularly in a            - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
technology-intensive learning environment, is defined as             This course defines accounting objectives and their relation              This course emphasizes mastery of grammar and punctuation
either lecture or laboratory depending primarily on whether          to business. The student will be taught the fundamental                   usage, paragraph structure, and strategy. Prerequisite: COMPASS
new material is introduced. Lecture is a class setting in                                                                                      placement score or a grade of ‘SA’ in Foundations of English I.
                                                                     principles of accounting and will be trained in the
which the student is instructed in theory, principles, and                                                                                     (Lecture 100%)
history of an academic or vocational subject. The student            bookkeeping function of properly recording transactions
should expect a requirement of two hours of outside                  in journals and posting to ledgers. The trial balance,                    B099 Foundations of Math
preparation for each hour of lecture instruction. Some               working papers, and financial statements, and closing of                  - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
lecture classes have additional time scheduled without               books are introduced. Prerequisite: None (Lecture: 100%)                  A study of the fundamentals of mathematics in the following
additional charge to the student to provide for individualized                                                                                 areas: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions,
                                                                     A152 Accounting II                                                        decimals, and percentages. Prerequisite Placement determined
coaching. Laboratory is a setting in which the student               - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
applies information and demonstrates, tests, or practices for                                                                                  by COMPASS assessment score. (Lecture 100%)
                                                                     This course emphasizes the classification of accounts,
reinforcement of skills previously acquired through lecture                                                                                    B136 Introduction to Business
or outside reading. An instructor is normally present in the         notes, drafts, prepayments, installments, sales, fixed
                                                                                                                                               - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
laboratory setting, but for coaching and clarification rather        assets, and monthly adjustments. The course also covers
                                                                                                                                               The purpose of this course is to help the student acquire
than for presentation of new material. Two hours of                  accounting of the merchandising enterprise and partnership                a good comprehension of how the free enterprise system
laboratory has the credit equivalency of one hour of lecture.        accounting. Prerequisite: Accounting I. (Lecture 100%)                    works. The many aspects of business organization,
Internship (also externship or practicum) is program-related         A153 Accounting III                                                       production, human resources, marketing, finance, and
work experience with indirect instructor supervision and             - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    others are studied. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)
employer assessment, usually coupled with lecture sessions           This course emphasizes manufacturing accounting, financial
in which the workplace experience is discussed. Three
                                                                                                                                               B138 Management and Supervision
                                                                     analysis, and decision making. Corporation accounting is                  - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
hours of internship has the credit equivalency of one hour
of lecture. The individual student’s ability to attain the           included. Prerequisite: Accounting II or equivalent.                      A study of the aspects of the practice of management
necessary competencies may influence the number of                   (Lecture: 100%)                                                           necessary for the development of managerial skills and
clock hours necessary to complete an individual course.              A169 Income Tax                                                           insight. Prerequisite: Introduction to Business.
Prerequisites may be waived in unusual circumstances,                - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    (Lecture 100%)
but only with the consent of the instructor and approval             Course is designed to provide knowledge of the rights,                    B139 Marketing
of the Dean of Instructional Programs or Campus Director.            options, and requirements in filing returns for the individual            - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
Credit Definition                                                    and small business. Prerequisite: Accounting II or equivalent.            An introductory course in marketing as it operates in
Credit Hour - The unit by which an institution may measure           (Lecture 100%)                                                            American business today. A study of the combination of
its coursework. The number of credit hours assigned to a             A170 Cost Accounting I                                                    elements (product, price, systems, channels of distribution,
course is usually defined by a combination of the number             - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    and promotion) which can be used to achieve the most
of hours per week in class, laboratory, and/or externship,                                                                                     effective marketing mix. Prerequisite: Introduction to
                                                                     The fundamentals of cost accounting, such as materials,
multiplied by the number of weeks in the term. One unit of                                                                                     Business or Introduction to E-Commerce. (Lecture 100%)
                                                                     labor, and overhead are studied. Included is a study of job
credit is usually equivalent to, at a minimum, one hour of           order cost accounting. Prerequisite: Accounting II or equivalent.         B140 Sales Techniques
classroom study, two hours of laboratory study, or three             (Lecture 100%)                                                            - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
hours of externship, or a combination of the three multiplied                                                                                  An introductory course in sales emphasizing the principles
by the number of weeks in a quarter.
                                                                     A171 Cost Accounting II
                                                                     - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    and practices of a professional salesperson. Course focus
One quarter credit is awarded for each:                                                                                                        is on the information, skills, and activities necessary for
                                                                     A unit of costing techniques relevant to a process cost
• 10 clock hours of lecture                                                                                                                    success in today's marketplace. Prerequisite: None.
                                                                     accounting system. Various methods of allocating joint
• 20 clock hours of laboratory                                                                                                                 (Lecture 100%)
                                                                     and by-product costs are studied. Develop skills for
• 30 clock hours of internship                                       interpretation and functional analysis of cost reports as                 B141 Sales Applications
Clock Hour - A clock hour or class period is 50 minutes              a management tool. Prerequisite: Cost Accounting I or                     - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
of instruction. The following course descriptions include            equivalent. (Lecture 100%)                                                A how-to course designed to provide the opportunity to
whether the course is lecture, laboratory, externship, or a          A172 Intermediate Accounting I                                            use professional methods learned in Sales Techniques, with
mixture.                                                             - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    the practical application of product knowledge and sales
How to read course descriptions                                                                                                                presentation development. Prerequisite: Sales Techniques.
                                                                     This course covers a review of accounting procedures, then
                                                                                                                                               (Lecture 100%)
Course description numbers that fall below 100 are                   expands to specialized treatment of financial statements,
considered developmental courses. Course description                 cash and temporary assets, receivables, inventories (general              B148 Human Resource Management
numbers that are above 100 are considered college level              and estimating procedures), current liabilities, income tax               - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
courses. Course descriptions are organized in alphabetical           procedures in accounting, and the acquisition, use, and                   Leadership and management functions such as those
order by discipline. Letters indicate appropriate program            retirement of long-term plant assets. Prerequisite: Accounting III.       required to establish goals, policies, procedures, and plans
areas as indicated below:                                            (Lecture 100%)                                                            are studied. Motivation, planning and control systems of
A - Accounting                                                       A173 Intermediate Accounting II                                           organizations and behavior are studied. Prerequisite: None.
                                                                     - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    (Lecture 100%)
B - Business
CC - Child Care                                                      A continuation of Intermediate Accounting I, this course                  B163 Principles of Advertising
                                                                     finishes coverage of valuation of assets and liabilities, and             - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
D - Computers                                                                                                                                  Theory, principles, and functions of advertising, its role and
                                                                     continues in stockholder's equity. Areas included are
G - General Education                                                analysis and interpretation of financial statements.                      its social and economic structure. Newspapers, magazines,
J - Criminal Justice                                                 Prerequisite: Intermediate Accounting I. (Lecture 100%)                   radio, and television are reviewed as advertising media.
M - Medical/Allied Health                                            A177 Payroll Accounting                                                   Prerequisite: Marketing. (Lecture 100%)
N - Network                                                          - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    B166 Business Finance
R - Retail/Sales                                                     Focus is on computing and paying of wages and salaries,                   - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
                                                                     social security taxes and benefits, federal and state employment          A study of the basic fundamentals of mathematics used
S - Secretarial/Office Administration
                                                                     insurance and taxes, and payroll accounting systems and                   in business including: markup, markdown, wages, payroll,
                                                                     records. Prerequisite or co-requisite: Accounting I.                      discounts, loans, depreciation methods, present value,
                                                                     (Lecture 100%)                                                            compound interest, real estate, and insurance premiums.
                                                                     B097 Foundations of English I                                             Prerequisite: A grade of ‘SA’ in Foundations of Math or
                                                                     - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                    placement determined by COMPASS assessment score.
                                                                                                                                               (Lecture 100%)
                                                                     This foundation course emphasizes grammar usage, basic
                                                                     punctuation, and sentence structure. Prerequisite: Placement
                                                                     determined by COMPASS assessment score. (Lecture 100%)




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B193 Business Ethics                                                   CC151 Guiding Children’s Development                                  CC156 Implementing Curriculum in the
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                 - 50 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                Early Childhood Classroom
Ethics is the belief about what is good and bad in actions             This course will explore characteristics of children at               - 300 Hours. 10 Credits.
that affect others. This course will introduce students to             different ages, their developmental needs, and the                    Continuation of CC154 and CC155 with emphasis on
philosophical theories of ethics as they relate to business.           foundation of early childhood education. Students will                developmentally appropriate practices and leadership
Current ethical issues in business will be studied with an             learn techniques for building self-esteem in children and             in the classroom. Prerequisites: CC154 and CC155.
emphasis on understanding ethical development and the                  using interpersonal skills and communication within the               (Externship 100%)
integration of ethical values into business. Prerequisite: None.       classroom and center. Students will study the family                  D177 Computer Accounting Applications
(Lecture 100%)                                                         including the function, and the cultural, social class,               - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
B219 Customer Service                                                  and ethnic variations in the family as a social system.               The student will learn to design and set up an accounting
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                 The student will study and practice techniques for guiding            system, maintain, and record transactions of a business.
This course covers the basic concepts of essential                     children throughout the day, developing routines, and                 The student will also be introduced to a widely-used
communication skills needed in business to interact/work               providing structure and consistency. The student will                 computer software system. Prerequisites: Accounting II.
effectively with individuals and/or groups. Special areas of           examine methods of handling problems and variations                   (Lecture 100%)
emphasis include solving problems, developing a customer               when dealing with special needs children. This course
                                                                       also examines the goals of Multicultural Education.
                                                                                                                                             D178 Computer Integrated Accounting
service strategy, coping with challenging customers,                                                                                         - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
increasing customer retention and surveying customer                   Students will participate in a lab setting one Saturday a
                                                                       quarter. The resources developed will coincide with the               This course applies computer technology to fundamental
satisfaction. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                                                                                             accounting principles. Using computer accounting software,
                                                                       course topics and the externship. Prerequisites: None.
B220 Project Planning and Documentation                                (Lecture: 75% Lab: 25%)                                               the student will set up, maintain, and record transactions
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                       involving the general ledger, invoicing, cash receipts,
This course will introduce students to the processes of                CC152 Early Childhood Education                                       accounts payable/receivable, and fixed assets.
project planning from the early stages of brainstorming                Curriculum and Instruction                                            Prerequisite: Accounting II. (Lecture 50% Lab 50%)
through planning including creating timetables, resource               - 50 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                D181 Excel
management, implementation, along with the basics of                   This course emphasizes the skills that are necessary to               - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
writing project proposals. Students will learn to select               guide children through developmentally appropriate art,
                                                                       literature, dramatic play, math, science, sensory, field trips,       The spreadsheet is an extremely valuable tool used
appropriate planning techniques and software. Students                                                                                       to manipulate numbers. Excel will be used to teach
will plan and propose a project appropriate to their fields            cooking, music and movement, large and fine motor skills,
                                                                                                                                             a variety of spreadsheet applications for business.
of study. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                           and computer experiences. This course also examines
                                                                                                                                             Prerequisite: Microcomputers. (Lecture 50% Lab 50%)
B221 Introduction to E-Commerce                                        criteria of planning developmentally appropriate programs
                                                                       for young children. It examines methods for writing                   D182 PowerPoint
- 40 hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                       - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
                                                                       behavioral objectives, establishing program and activity
The advent of the Internet and electronic communication                goals and writing lesson plans. Evaluation of curriculum,             This course covers the creation of business presentations
is changing the ways in which businesses are being run,                developmentally appropriate thematic ideas, and means                 with Microsoft’s PowerPoint. Students will learn to create
organized, and even conceived in the planning stages. This             of involving parents are demonstrated. Students will                  slide shows for speaker presentations including audience
survey course is designed to introduce students to new                 participate in a lab setting one Saturday a quarter. The              handouts, automatic slide shows for trade shows, and
models for the practice of business as it is effected by                                                                                     slides for projection. Bulleted slides, text slides, and
                                                                       resources developed will coincide with the course topics
new technologies. From ethical issues related to customer                                                                                    organizational charts will be created. Clip art, video clip
                                                                       and the externship. Prerequisites: None.
privacy to the problems related to timely contract fulfillment,                                                                              color and various backgrounds will be added to the
                                                                       (Lecture: 75% Lab: 25%)
this course engages the student in analyzing the potentials                                                                                  presentations. Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) will
and problems the Internet offers. Topics covered include               CC153 Creating a Developmentally Appropriate
                                                                                                                                             be used. Prerequisites: Microcomputers.
a survey of strategies and organizational models for new               Environment - 50 Hours. 4 Credits.                                    (Lecture 50% Lab 50%)
and existing businesses on the Internet; the impact of                 This course exams the knowledge of working in child care;
e-commerce on customer relations (advertising, marketing,              including staff qualifications, proper diapering, and                 D183 Access
customer service); using information technologies for                  hand-washing techniques, child abuse reporting, etc. by               - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
accounting, managing inventories, and security; and                    examining in depth DHS Rule 9503, governing child                     This course introduces students to the techniques of
designing strategies for keeping current with changes in the           care programs. This course will provide guidelines for                database creation, management, and report generation.
practice of e-business. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)             establishing safe environments including selecting                    The topics covered in this course are; database creation,
B222 Internet Advertising and Marketing                                equipment, room arrangement, accident prevention                      use of forms, database modification, viewing, organizing
                                                                       procedures, and sanitation guidelines. Students will                  and locating information, defining and refining queries,
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                       analyzing data, sub form creation, building forms for others
This course examines new models for marketing and                      examine liability issues in childcare. The course will
                                                                       provide objectives for developing health policies, controlling        to use, and report generation and printing. Additional
advertising on the Internet. Advertising and marketing                                                                                       topics include: building relational databases, integrating
strategies and applications are reviewed as they have been             disease, establishing proper nutrition, and responding to
                                                                       children’s special health concerns. Students will participate         information from other applications, utilizing web capability,
changed by the global economy and the Internet. Emphasis                                                                                     and maintaining data integrity. Students will be assigned
is placed on practical issues related to the sale of goods,            in a lab setting one Saturday a quarter. The resources
                                                                       developed will coincide with the course topics and the                hands on lab projects to reinforce learning of the course
services, and products over the Internet. Prerequisites:                                                                                     material. Prerequisites: Microcomputers.
Marketing or Principles of Advertising. The prerequisites              externship. Prerequisites: None. (Lecture: 75% Lab: 25%)
                                                                                                                                             (Lecture 50% Lab 50%)
are waived for the students enrolled in the Internet                   CC154 Observing and Promoting Development
Developer Certificate. (Lecture 100%)                                  in the Early Childhood Classroom                                      D184 Microcomputers
                                                                       - 300 Hours. 10 Credits.                                              - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
B230 Principles of Finance
                                                                       Under the supervision of staff and child care center                  This course is designed to provide the student with a
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                       working knowledge of the PC environment (Windows),
A study of financial institutions, investment techniques, and          directors, the student will practice early childhood theory
                                                                       and techniques. Students will implement developmentally               e-mail and an introduction to common workplace
financial management. Topics include the United States                                                                                       applications utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
Monetary System, banks and other depository institutions,              appropriate practices in an early childhood setting.
                                                                       Prerequisites: None. (Externship 100%)                                PowerPoint, Access). The student will also learn to navigate
international trade and finance, savings and investment                                                                                      through the Internet and to evaluate and cite Internet/online
processes, structuring interest rates, stocks and bonds, and           CC155 Creating a Learning Environment                                 sources. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture: 50% Lab: 50%)
financial analysis and long-term financial planning for                - 300 Hours. 10 Credits.
business applications. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                                                                                    E139 Desktop Publishing
                                                                       Continuation of CC154 with emphasis on creating a learning
                                                                       environment and leadership in the classroom.
                                                                                                                                             - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
                                                                       Prerequisites: CC154. (Externship 100%)                               Desktop publishing is used in business to combine
                                                                                                                                             word processing and graphics to create “typeset” quality
                                                                                                                                             publications. Aldus PageMaker will be used to explore
                                                                                                                                             the extensive graphics capabilities of the microcomputer.
                                                                                                                                             Prerequisite: Microcomputers. (Lecture 100%)




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E141 Career Skills                                                    G126 Speech                                                         G136 History: Popular Culture and Social
- 20 Hours. 2 Credits.                                                - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                              Change in America—Post World War II
This course is designed to study the personal strengths               This course covers the basic principles for preparing,              - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
and professional attributes necessary for a successful                researching, and delivering a public speech. Major topics           This course will explore the ways in which popular culture
career. The student will assemble a complete job-seeking              include preparing and organizing informative, persuasive,           represented and mediated conflicts and tensions following
portfolio including resume and references, letters of                 impromptu, and extemporaneous speeches. In addition,                World War II. Issues of gender and family relationships, as
application and appreciation, application forms,                      this course will include audience analysis and suggestions          well as class and racial politics will be discussed. The role
                                                                      for overcoming speech anxiety. Students will analyze and
documentation of work and educational history, and                                                                                        of television in the new suburban family and the role
                                                                      evaluate the arguments and rhetorical methods used in
demonstration skills through examples of student work.                public communication.Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)             Hollywood films played in popular culture will be
The course includes an in-depth study of self-marketing,                                                                                  examined. Prerequisite: None. (100% Lecture)
                                                                      G127 Law and Society
business responsibility, and job interviewing techniques,             - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                              J100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
as well as participation in informational and mock                    This course provides a multidisciplinary approach to an             -40 hours. 4 credits.
interviews. Prerequisites: None. (Lecture: 100%)                      array of legal topics that affect individuals as citizens and       An introductory course designed to familiarize students
E150 Success Strategies                                               as participants in economic activity. Students will be asked        with the facets of the criminal justice system, the sub-
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                to address problems and issues grounded in legal history,           systems and how they interrelate. Students are introduced
This course will enable students to develop positive skills           theory, and ethics. Students will also research and analyze         to various legal concepts especially the structure and
that ensure success in the college setting and workplace.             laws concerning the formation and performance of                    operation of America’s court systems. Prerequisite: None.
Specific topics in learning and study strategies will lead            contracts, sales of goods transactions, creation and                (Lecture: 100%)
students to develop and utilize appropriate study                     transfer of negotiable instruments, and selected transactions       J105 Criminal Law
techniques, ensuring academic success. Topics in life                 in real and personal property. Prerequisite: None.                  -40 hours. 4 credits.
skills will lead to a better understanding of self and others         (Lecture 100%)                                                      An examination of substantive criminal law, definitions of
in our diverse world, and encourage the development and                                                                                   crime, and principles of criminal responsibility. Statutory
                                                                      G128 Human Uses of the Environment
utilization of strategies to promote positive relationships,          - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                              defenses, mitigating factors and circumstances which may
self-management and professionalism. Prerequisite: None.              This course is a study of the fundamental concepts and              excuse criminal responsibility and common law principles
(Lecture: 100%)                                                       principles of ecology. Topics include principles of ecology         are examined. The course will use case studies for
G121 Introduction to Statistics                                       as seen in the structure and function of the ecosystem;             application of general principles to the law. Prerequisite:
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                pollution of air, soil, and water resources; population             Introduction to Criminal Justice. (Lecture: 100%)
This course is an introduction to modern statistics,                  explosion and the relationship of people, disease, and              J110 Criminal Procedures
emphasizing problem solving through statistical decision-             food production; and environmental controls necessary               -40 hours. 4 credits.
making. Topics include organization and presentation of               for survival.Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                     An examination of the procedural requirements for the
data, summary statistics, sampling, probability, distributions,       G133 Anatomy and Physiology                                         judicial processing of criminal offenders. Students are
correlation, regression, estimation and hypothesis testing.           - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                              introduced to the Federal and State courts systems. The
The course combines the use of statistics in various                  This course provides a working knowledge of the structure           concepts of evidence sufficiency, standards of proof, and
                                                                      and function of the human body. A general introduction              due process are explored. Prerequisite: Introduction to
disciplines with the need of a consumer to understand the
                                                                      to cells and tissues is followed by study of the anatomy
statistical reasoning process. Prerequisite: None.                    and physiology of the skeletal and muscular systems.                Criminal Justice. (Lecture: 100%)
(Lecture 100%)                                                        The student is introduced to the nervous, cardiovascular,           J115 Introduction to Corrections
G122 World Geography                                                  respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and endocrine        -40 hours. 4 credits.
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                systems. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                         A general overview of U.S. corrections, jails and prisons,
This course provides an introduction to the nature of                 G134 Introduction to College Algebra                                institutional procedures and recent innovations in offender
geographic inquiry; the where and why of people’s locations           - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                              treatment. Students are introduced to correctional
and activities. The interactions of physical, political,              This course provides students with the skills to achieve            philosophies, practices and procedures. The concepts of
economic, and social systems are studied. These themes                mastery of algebraic terminology and applications                   retribution and rehabilitation are examined. Prerequisite:
are illustrated by various examples from regions, areas, and          including, but not limited to, real number operations,              Introduction to Criminal Justice. (Lecture: 100%)
countries of the world. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)            variables, polynomials, integer exponents, graphs,                  J120 Policing in America
G123 Principles of Economics                                          factoring, quadratic equations, and word problems.
                                                                      Prerequisites: A grade of ‘SA’ in Foundations of Math or
                                                                                                                                          -40 hours. 4 credits.
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                    This course utilizes a historical perspective to examine
This course offers a broad overview of economic theory,               placement determined by COMPASS assessment score.
                                                                      (Lecture 100%)                                                      policing from its inception to law enforcement in modern
history, and development. Philosophies, policies, and
terms of market economies will be explored. This course               G135 Survey of American Literature                                  American society. Prerequisite: Introduction to Criminal
introduces microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts.                  (Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present)                             Justice. (Lecture: 100%)
Prerequisite: None. (Lecture I00%)                                    - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                              J200 Domestic Violence
G124 English Composition                                              This course is a survey of American Literature from the             -40 hours. 4 credits.
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                mid-nineteenth century to the present. The goals are                This course examines violence in the family; social and
Through writing, reading and discussion, students will                to introduce students to a diverse group of important               legal relations within families; theories and solutions on
learn to communicate effectively. Emphasis is on the basic            American literary texts and to teach them criteria for              family violence; survivors and the consequences of
principles of academic writing: focus, unity development,             closely examining works that will enable them to become             victimization; legal responses; the role of the police; when
and coherence. These principles are applied to essays,                more sophisticated and satisfied readers. We will look              law enforcement responds; recognizing child abuse;
research projects, and specialized writing. Regular writing           at how these works exemplify particular historical genres
                                                                                                                                          recognizing elder abuse; associated crimes and stalking
and revision will improve students’ grammar, punctuation              and how they represent such cultural issues as gender,
                                                                      race, ethnicity, class, region, the nation, the community,          and domestic homicide. Prerequisite: Introduction to
and usage skills. Students will synthesize reading, writing,
and thinking. Prerequisite: A grade of “SA” in Foundations            the construction of identity, religion and nature. We will          Criminal Justice. (Lecture: 100%)
of English II or placement determined by COMPASS                      concern ourselves with the literary and aesthetic qualities         J205 Juvenile Justice
assessment score. (Lecture 100%)                                      as well as the cultural significance of these works.                -40 hours. 4 credits.
G125 Humanities                                                       Prerequisites: None. (Lecture 100%)                                 An overview of the juvenile justice system including the
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                    nature and extent of delinquency, explanatory models and
This course investigates human creative achievement.                                                                                      theories, the juvenile justice system, juvenile court
It is designed to increase the student’s understanding                                                                                    practices and procedures. The role of law enforcement and
and appreciation of cultural literacy and the pursuit of                                                                                  juvenile correctional officer will be explored as well as
humanitarian goals. Representative disciplines may include                                                                                juvenile training schools, probation and aftercare
art, music, literature, architecture, drama, and philosophy.                                                                              treatment. Prerequisite: Introduction to Criminal Justice.
Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                                                                                                        (Lecture: 100%)



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J210 Private Security                                                  M206 Medical Transcription II                                        M225 Medical Office Internship
-40 hours. 4 credits.                                                  - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                               - 90 Hours. 3 Credits.
An examination of the organization and management of                   A continuation of Medical Transcription I, this course will          Internship includes a minimum of 90 hours of field
security in industry, business and government. A review of             build transcription skill while introducing students to              experience participating in office procedures under the
the methods used to protect personnel, facilities and major            additional medical formats and specialties, including                direction of a practicing medical office specialist. The
assets as well as loss prevention, risk analysis, physical             cardiology, gastrointestinal, orthopedics, general pathology,        internship lets the student gain practical experience as a
security, safety, accident prevention, and common security             and selected specialty options. The course includes                  medical office specialist in an actual health care work
problems facing administrators. Prerequisite: Introduction             transcription from tapes of health care professionals who            setting, and is essential to training and certification.
to Criminal Justice. (Lecture: 100%)                                   are non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Medical            Prerequisites: Medical Terminology II, Medical Transcription I.
J215 Ethics in Criminal Justice                                        Transcription I. (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)                              (Internship 100%)
-40 hours. 4 credits.                                                  M207 Medical Transcription III                                       M226A Medical Coding Practicum A
This course provides a strong theoretical foundation for               -40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                                - 30 Hours. 1 Credit.
solving ethical dilemmas. Students will gain a realistic               This course completes the Medical Transcription sequence,            This course offers supervised practical experience in
picture not only of what ethical questions arise in the                integrating the student’s knowledge of medical terminology,          health care settings with a minimum of 30 hours of field
criminal justice, but also of how sound moral decisions are            anatomy, pharmacology, disease process, surgical                     experience in medical coding under the direction of a
made in response to them. Prerequisite: Introduction to                procedures, diagnostic studies, and laboratory tests with            practicing medical coding management professional.
Criminal Justice. (Lecture: 100%)                                      English language and transcription skills to produce an              The field practicum lets the student gain experience as a
J220 Contemporary Issues in Criminal                                   accurate and complete medical record. Emphasis is on                 medical coder in an actual health care work setting, and
Justice -40 hours. 4 credits.                                          career goals and the importance of professional/ethical              is essential to training. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology
The future of the criminal justice system is examined. The             conduct. Prerequisite: Medical Transcription II.                     II, Medical Coding II. (Practicum 100%)
current cutting edge technology in different fields within             (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)                                               M226B Medical Coding Practicum B
the criminal justice system is discussed along with                    M208 Introduction to Health Information                              - 30 Hours. 1 Credit.
insights from accomplished scholars of what the near                   Management - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                    This course offers supervised practical experience in
future holds. Methods and philosophies that will govern                This course introduces the student to the history of the             health care settings with a minimum of 30 hours of field
the criminal justice field in the near future are introduced           profession of the health information technician and the              experience in medical coding under the direction of a
along with discussions of the ethical, legal, social, and              management of health information. Students learn about               practicing medical coding management professional.
political ramifications expected. Prerequisite: Introduction           the organization of health care facilities, the members of           The field practicum lets the student gain experience as a
to Criminal Justice. (Lecture: 100%)                                   the health care team who contribute to and use health                medical coder in an actual health care work setting, and
                                                                       information, and trends in the management of health care
M200 Medical Office Procedures                                         records. Students will learn about the format and content            is essential to training and certification. Prerequisites:
-40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                  of medical records, and develop a beginning knowledge                Medical Terminology II, Medical Coding II. (Practicum 100%)
This course is designed to provide students with an                    of the organization and storage of health information.               M226C Health Information Practicum
understanding of the administrative duties performed in                Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                                   - 60 Hours. 2 Credits.
the medical office. Concepts covered include: preparing,               M210 Health Information Systems                                      This course offers supervised practical experience in
filing, and maintaining medical records; knowledge of the              - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                               health care settings with a minimum of 60 hours of field
various types of health insurance coverage, coding and                                                                                      experience in health information technology under the
                                                                       This course is a study of health information systems used
reimbursement; confidentiality and guidelines for releasing
                                                                       in various health care settings, including case mix systems.         direction of a practicing health information management
health information; and effective oral and written communication
                                                                       Prerequisites: Introduction to Health Information                    professional. The field practicum lets the student gain
skills. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)
                                                                       Management and Microcomputers. (Lecture 100%)                        experience as a health information technician in an actual
M203 Medical Terminology I                                             M211 Quality Analysis and Management
-40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                       health care work setting, and is essential to training and
                                                                       - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                               certification. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology II, Medical
This is a basic medical vocabulary-building course. An
                                                                       This course covers quality improvement methodologies                 Coding II. (Practicum 100%)
emphasis will be placed on the most common medical                     used in acute and long term care, and the quality issues
terms based on prefixes and suffixes, Latin and Greek                  of health information services. Prerequisite: None.
                                                                                                                                            M227 Medical Transcriptionist Practicum
origins, and anatomic roots denoting body structures. All              (Lecture 100%)                                                       -90 Hours. 3 Credits.
body systems will be covered with a focus on word parts,                                                                                    Supervised practical experience in a medical transcription
                                                                       M212 Legal and Ethical Uses of Health                                work setting, with a minimum of 90 hours of field experience.
terms built from word parts, spelling and pronunciation.               Information - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                   Students will transcribe actual medical dictation and be
Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                                     A study of medical information as legal documents, and the           evaluated jointly by the instructor and clinical site supervisor
M204 Medical Terminology II                                            legal principles, regulations, and policies governing health         on transcription accuracy, productivity, and professional/
-40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                  information. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 100%)                      ethical conduct. Prerequisite: Medical Transcription II.
This course is a continuation of Medical Terminology I,                M218 Management of Health Information                                (Practicum 100%)
building vocabulary skill in all body systems, with an                 Services - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                      M234 Medical Coding I
emphasis on disease terms, surgical terms, and other                   This course is a study of management principles with                 - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
terms not built from common word parts. A focus will also              application to health information service departments in             This course provides an in-depth study of the International
be placed on abbreviations and situational applications.               various health care settings. Students will learn how to             Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) codes, using sample
Prerequisite: Medical Terminology I. (Lecture 100%)                    measure and manage productivity of coding staff and                  exercises and medical records to develop skill and accuracy
M205 Medical Transcription I                                           quality of coded documentation. Prerequisite or Co-requisite:        in coding in various health care settings. Students will apply
-40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                                  Quality Analysis and Management. (Lecture 100%)                      ICD-9-CM coding guidelines appropriate to the coding
                                                                                                                                            situation. Pre or Co-requisite: Medical Terminology I.
The student will transcribe medical histories, physical                M223 Pathology I                                                     (Lecture 100%)
examination and other medical reports from transcription               - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
tapes; and will apply knowledge of medical terminology,                                                                                     M235 Medical Coding II
                                                                       Students will learn basic concepts and terminology related
anatomy, and physiology to the transcription process.                  to diseases and disorders of the human body. Focus is
                                                                                                                                            - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
Emphasis is on correct use of medical terminology and                  on the structure, nature, causes, diagnostic procedures,             This course is a continuation of Medical Coding I with
accurate spelling of medical terms. Prerequisites: Medical             pharmacology and treatment of common diseases of                     developmental practice to increase proficiency in coding
Terminology I and Business Document Processing II.                     selected human body systems. Pre or Co-requisite:                    with ICD-9-CM using patient records. Students will apply
(Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)                                                 Medical Terminology I. (Lecture 100%)                                official coding guidelines and knowledge of commonly
                                                                       M224 Pathology II                                                    accepted payment methodologies to medical record
                                                                       - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                               coding. This course includes data collection and compilation
                                                                       This course is a continuation of the study of human                  of health care statistics and the use of registries and indices.
                                                                       anatomy and pathophysiology with a focus on structures,              Prerequisite: M234 Medical Coding I. (Lecture 100%)
                                                                       functions, and diseases of the remaining human body
                                                                       systems. Prerequisite: Pathology I. (Lecture 100%)


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M236 Medical Coding III                                               N113 PC Hardware and Software II (A+)                               N119 Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                -40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                               - 40 Hours, 3 Credits
The emphasis in this course is coding in an ambulatory                This course is a continuation of PC Hardware and Software I.        This course introduces students to the implementation,
care setting. Students will develop an understanding of               The topics covered include: review of previously covered            administration and troubleshooting of Windows 2000
HCPCS coding with an emphasis on CPT. Prerequisite:                   topics, telecommunications and networking, the Internet,            Professional and networking management. The topics
Medical Coding II. (Lecture 100%)                                     and printing. Additional topics in this course are virus            covered are installation, user management and permissions,
M237 Advanced Coding and                                              protection, disaster recovery and maintenance planning.             file system management, and print services. Also, advanced
Reimbursement Issues                                                                                                                      system configuration and connection, troubleshooting, and
                                                                      Finally, the students will learn about the conduct and
- 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                                                                                    network support are covered. To reinforce learning, each
                                                                      responsibilities of being a professional PC technician. To          student will be assigned hands-on lab projects directly
This course is an advanced study into ICD-9-CM and CPT-4              reinforce the material in this course the instructor will
coding issues with an emphasis placed on case studies and                                                                                 related to the course material. Further, this course helps
                                                                      assign direct hands-on projects to be performed in a lab            prepare students to take the Microsoft Certification Exam
coding from patient records as well as a through study into
reimbursement methodologies, third party payors, the                  setting. Further, this course in addition to the first course       #70-210. Prerequisites: Microcomputers or an equivalent or
relationship between coding and billing, and the financial            helps prepare students to take the A+ Certification Core            documentation of proficiency. (Lecture 75%, Lab 25%)
impact of correct coding. Coding compliance, regulations,             and DOS/Windows Exams. Prerequisites: PC Hardware and               N120 Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
and audits will also be discussed. Prerequisites: Medical             Software I (A+). (Lecture 75%, Lab 25%)                             - 40 Hours, 3 Credits
Coding I, Medical Coding II, Medical Coding III.                      N114 Advanced Web site Management with                              This course provides students with the knowledge and skills
(Lecture 100%)                                                        Linux and MS IIS – 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                             necessary to install and configure Windows 2000 server and
N107 Novell NetWare                                                   This course teaches students how to plan, build and                 perform post-installation and day-to-day administrative
- 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                                configure, set security, and maintain a web server using            tasks using active directory services networks. In addition,
This course teaches students how to implement,                        Linux and Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Server).              this course gives the student the background needed to
administer, and troubleshoot information systems that                 The student learns to set up users, create documents,               understand Microsoft courses that cover detailed technical
incorporate Novell’s NetWare. They will learn to install              understand log files, develop an understanding of search            support of Windows 2000 Professional and Server. This
and configure Novell NetWare 5.0, configure the file                  engines, robots and web automation, and is introduced               course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations,
system, configure and maintain the Novell Directory                   to web server security, client security, online transactions,       discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs.
Structure, add users and write login scripts, manage                  and intrusion detection. This course uses a combination of          Further, the course helps prepare students to take the
system security, configure workstation clients, and manage            reading, lecture, and lab work to reinforce student learning.       Microsoft Certification exams # 70-215. Prerequisite:
workstations using Z.E.N. works. The course will use a                Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows 2000 Server or                     Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional.
combination of reading, lecture, and labs to reinforce this           Microsoft Windows and Internet Information Systems,                 (Lecture 75%, Lab 25%)
material. Further, this course helps prepare students to              Linux Administration, and Principles of Web Design.                 N121 Microsoft Windows and Internet
take the Novell NetWare 5.0 Administration Exam.                      (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                               Information Server - 40 Hours, 3 Credits
Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional,                   N115 Principles of Web Design                                       This course provides students with the knowledge and skills
PC Hardware and Software II (A+). (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)               - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                              necessary to install and configure Windows 2000 server
N108 Linux Administration                                             This course provides students with the skills to create             along with the Internet Information Server for Web serving
-40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                                 web pages by writing HTML (hypertext markup language)               purposes. Also they learn to perform post-installation and
This class is designed for students that are new users                code using a web editor. Students will use scanner,                 day-to-day administrative tasks. This course uses a
of Linux. The students will learn to install, configure,              graphics programs, Internet browsers and related software           combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions,
maintain, administer, and use programming features                    to produce web pages and post the pages to the Web.                 online assignments, and hands-on labs. Prerequisites: None.
of Linux operating system. In addition, students will learn           The incorporation of hyperlinks, image tags, graphics and           (Lecture 75%, Lab 25%)
about downloading and installing source application from              the writing of text will be included. Students will learn the       N122 Network Topologies and
the Internet, running Windows emulation, and the role of              course materials through the use of reading, lecture, and           Infrastructure - 40 Hours, 3 Credits
Linux in the enterprise network environment. This course              lab assignments. Prerequisite: Internet Browsing and                This course serves as a general introduction for students
uses a combination of reading, lecture, Internet based                Publishing. (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                   to acquire a foundation in current network technologies for
research, and lab work to reinforce the course materials.             N116 Advanced Web Design and Delivery                               local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs),
Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional or                 - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                              and the Internet. The course provides an introduction to the
Microsoft Windows and Internet Information Server.                    This course teaches students how to design and build web            hardware, software, terminology, components, design, and
(Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                                 sites tailored toward the implementation of E-Commerce.             connections of a network, as well as the topologies and
N111 Internet Browsing and Publishing                                 Students go beyond designing web sites to designing                 protocols used for LANs. It covers LAN-user concepts and
-40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                                 web sites for the transaction of business. This includes            the basic functions of system administration and operation.
In this course students are introduced to Internet concepts           consumer, business to business and information exchange.            To reinforce the course material this course uses a
and functions. This includes Microsoft Internet Explorer              They learn the terminology, concepts and techniques used            combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions,
and Netscape browser installation and use, and basic                  to plan and design, and implement business transaction              and hands-on labs. This course helps prepare students
administration and support. Also, students learn about                web sites. To reinforce learning this course uses a                 to take the CompTIA Net+ Exam. Prerequisites: Microsoft
electronic mail, list servers, news groups, telnet, file              combination of reading, lecture, and lab exercises.                 Windows 2000 Professional, and PC Hardware and Software
transfers and Internet etiquette. In addition, they are taught        Prerequisite: Principles of Web Design.                             II (A+). (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)
basic Web page creation, design, and layout. To reinforce             (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                               N123 Windows Networking Infrastructure
the material in this course the instructor will assign direct         N117 Dynamic Web Site Programming and                               - 40 Hours, 3 Credits
hands-on projects to be performed in a lab setting.                   Maintenance - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                  In this course students are given an overview of the history,
Prerequisites: Microcomputers or an equivalent course or              This course teaches students the techniques used to                 design, functionality, implementation, and administration
documentation of proficiency. (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                   create a dynamic web site that will update information from         of TCP/IP networks. This includes: TCP/IP addressing,
N112 PC Hardware and Software I (A+)                                  enterprise computer system databases. The students learn            subnetting and routing, the design of IP networks, the
-40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                                 database structure, and web site programming techniques             implementation of DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration
In this course the students are introduced to the installation,       and procedures. This course uses a combination of                   Protocol,) NetBIOS and WINS (Windows Internet Name
configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of personal           reading, lecture, and lab exercises to reinforce learning.          Server,) DNS (Domain Name System,) and basic concepts
computer hardware and the software used to support the                Prerequisites: Advanced Web Design and Delivery.                    in the use and implementation of Windows Active Directory.
hardware. The topics covered include the relationship                 (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                               To reinforce the material in this course the instructor will
between computer hardware and software, the installation,                                                                                 assign direct hands-on projects to be performed in a lab
support, and troubleshooting of system boards, memory,                                                                                    setting. Further this course helps prepare students to
floppy and hard drives, multimedia, and input/output                                                                                      take the Microsoft Certification Exam #70-216.
devices. To reinforce the material in this course the                                                                                     Prerequisites: Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional.
instructor will assign direct hands-on projects to be                                                                                     (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)
performed in a lab setting. Each student will assemble
a computer using prescribed parts and materials.
Prerequisites: None. (Lecture 75%, Lab 25%)




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N124 Advanced Web Graphics                                            N162 Internetworking Advanced Router                                   S201 Office Procedures
- 40 Hours, 3 Credits                                                 Technology - 40 Hours, 3 Credits                                       - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.
This course teaches students how to work with graphic                 This is the third in a series of four courses that teaches             This course is designed to familiarize students with the
images to prepare them for use in a web site. Students                students the knowledge and skills required to secure a                 following office skills: human relations and ethics, mailing
go beyond designing basic web sites to designing web sites            career in Wide Area Networking. The students will learn                procedures, forms and documents commonly used in
that include graphic images. They learn the terminology,              the concepts, principles, and practices used to connect,               offices, bookkeeping and financial records, office machines,
concepts and techniques used to build graphic images that             install and administrate the hardware and software used                filing skills, and records management. Students will learn in
fit into the implementation of business transaction web sites.        to connect local area networks in a wide area network                  general how an office is managed, and will also focus on
To reinforce learning this course uses a combination of               configuration. This third course will focus on students                special office environments related to their program.
reading, lecture, and lab exercises. Prerequisite: Principles         learning the implementation of the Novell IPX protocol,                Prerequisite: Business Document Processing II. (Lecture 100%)
of Web Design. (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                  the differences between different LAN segmentation                     S204 Machine Transcription I
N125 Introduction to Web Design Software                              methods, and the advanced topics of VLANS, LAN Design,                 - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
- 40 Hours, 3 Credits                                                 IGRP and Access Lists. This course uses a combination of               Students will transcribe material from cassettes. Emphasis
                                                                      lecture, online learning and lab work to reinforce and assist
This course teaches students how to work with several                 the student in learning the course material. Students are              is placed on quality, mailable copy together with speed and
different types of Web page code generation software.                 assigned out-of-class reading and additional online                    accuracy. Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)
The type of software being taught is based on the current             activities to prepare them for their classroom learning                S205 Machine Transcription II
industry standard for Web page generation software.                   activities. Completion of all four Internetworking courses             - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
Students will learn to navigate through the software’s                helps prepare students for the Cisco CCNA Exam.                        This course is a continuation of Machine Transcription I.
options, features, and utilities. Stress shall be placed on           Prerequisites: Internetworking Router Technology.
the student’s learning to use the software in the development                                                                                It includes material from non-native speakers of English.
                                                                      (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                                  Emphasis is placed on quality, mailable copy together with
of effective E-Commerce business Web sites. To reinforce
learning this course uses a combination of reading, lecture,          N163 Internetworking Advanced                                          speed and accuracy. Spelling and proofreading are also
and lab exercises. Prerequisite: Internet Browsing and                Applications - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                    included in this class. Prerequisite: Machine Transcription I.
Publishing. (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                     This is the fourth and final in a series of courses that teaches       (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)
                                                                      students the knowledge and skills required to secure a
N126 Windows Active Directory                                         career in Wide Area Networking. The students will learn the
                                                                                                                                             S222 Business Document Processing I
- 44 Hours, 3 Credits                                                 concepts, principles, and practices used to connect, install           - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
In this course, students study the concepts of utilizing              and administrate the hardware and software used to connect             This course introduces the keyboard and basic formatting
Microsoft Windows Active Directory. They will learn to                local area networks in a wide area network configuration.              for business. Students will achieve a minimum 25 w.p.m.
install, set-up, configure, utilize, maintain and trouble shoot       This fourth course will focus on students learning the                 on timed writings. The course will also introduce the 10-key
the Windows Active Directory. To reinforce the material in            differences between and uses of the WAN services of LAPB,              pad with an objective of 95 percent accuracy on timing.
this course, the instructor will assign direct hands on               frame relay, ISDN, HDLC, PPP and DDR. In addition                      Prerequisite: None. (Lecture 50%, Lab: 50%)
projects to be performed in a lab setting. Further, this course       students will study the skill objectives required to sit for           S223 Business Document Processing II
helps prepare students to take the Microsoft Certification            and pass the Cisco CCNA exam. This course uses a                       - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
Exam #70-217. Prerequisite: Windows 2000 Server.                      combination of lecture, online learning and lab work to                The major part of this course is production with emphasis
(Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                                 reinforce and assist the student in learning the course                on reviewing formatting rules, as well as learning other
N160 Internetworking Fundamentals                                     material. Students are assigned out-of-class reading                   formatting options for business. An objective of a
- 40 Hours, 3 Credits                                                 and additional online activities to prepare them for their             minimum requirement of 40 wpm on five-minute timings
This is the first in a series of four courses that teaches            classroom learning activities. Completion of all four
                                                                      Internetworking courses helps prepare students for the                 with five errors or less has been established. Prerequisite:
students the knowledge and skills required to secure a
career in Wide Area Networking. The students will learn               Cisco CCNA Exam. Prerequisites: Internetworking Advanced               Business Document Processing I. (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)
the concepts, principles, and practices used to connect,              Router Technology. (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                               S224 Business Document Processing III
install and administrate the hardware and software used               R100 Principles of Retailing                                           - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
to connect local area networks in a wide area network                 - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                 Developing speed and accuracy skills along with high
configuration. This first course will focus on students               This course is an overview of retail management including              quality keyboarding work under limited direct supervision
learning the OSI model, IP addressing models, the TCP/IP              organization, merchandising, retail sales, customer service,           is the goal of this course. An objective of a minimum
networking protocols, and related implementation skills.                                                                                     requirement of 55 w.p.m. on five-minute timings with
                                                                      personnel management and operations. Prerequisite: None.               5 errors or less has been established. Prerequisite:
This course uses a combination of lecture, online learning
and lab work to reinforce and assist the student in learning          (Lecture 100%)                                                         Business Document Processing II. (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)
the course material. Students are assigned out-of-class               R104 Entrepreneurship                                                  S225 Speed Building
reading and additional online activities to prepare them for          - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                 - 40 Hours. 2 Credits.
their classroom learning activities. Completion of all four           Using real-life applications and examples from successful              This course prepares you for an executive-type position
Internetworking courses helps prepare students for the Cisco          business people, this class offers competency-based                    requiring high aptitude and responsibility to meet program
CCNA Exam. Prerequisites: PC Hardware and Software II                 instruction to guide students through the steps of                     requirements. You must pass three five-minute timings, each
(A+). (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)                                           developing a business plan for a new small business.                   with no more than 5 errors. Speed requirement is
N161 Internetworking Router Technology                                Prerequisite: Principles of Retailing. (Lecture 100%)                  determined by the program of study. Refer to program
- 40 Hours, 3 Credits                                                 S172 Legal Terminology                                                 outline for specific speed requirements. Prerequisite:
This is the second in a series of four courses that teaches            - 40 Hours. 4 Credits.                                                Business Document Processing III. (Lab 100%)
students the knowledge and skills required to secure a                A study of terms used in the legal profession, including               S218 Legal Document Processing
career in Wide Area Networking. The students will learn               instruction in civil and criminal law, the judicial system             - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
the concepts, principles, and practices used to connect,              (discovery, trial, and appellate processes), hearings and              Intensive training in preparing court documents and legal
install and administrate the hardware and software used               arbitrations, and methods of researching citations. This               papers. Work is related to litigation, family law, negligence,
to connect local networks in a wide area network                      course emphasizes spelling, pronunciation, definition, how             business organizations, wills and estates, real estate and
configuration. This second course will focus on students                                                                                     bankruptcy. Course emphasizes speed, accuracy, proofreading,
                                                                      to find and use legal and Latin terms. Prerequisite: None.
learning router components, theory, setup and startup. They                                                                                  and the meaning and spelling of legal terms. Prerequisite:
learn router IOS installation and configuration, and                  (Lecture 100%)
                                                                                                                                             Business Document Processing II. (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)
additional concepts and theories in the use of the TCP/IP             S178 Legal Machine Transcription
networking protocol. This course uses a combination of                - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.                                                 S220 Word for Windows
lecture, online learning and lab work to reinforce and assist         Students will transcribe correspondence, legal papers, and
                                                                                                                                             - 40 Hours. 3 Credits.
the student in learning the course material. Students are                                                                                    This course investigates the advanced application of word
                                                                      court documents representative of those prepared in a law
assigned out of class reading and additional online activities                                                                               processing using Word for Windows. Assignments will
                                                                      office. Prerequisite: Business Document Processing II.                 stress English and proofreading skills. Prerequisites:
to prepare them for their classroom learning activities.              (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)
Completion of all four Internetworking courses help prepare                                                                                  Microcomputers and Business Document Processing I.
students for the Cisco CCNA Exam. Prerequisites:                                                                                             (Lecture 50%, Lab 50%)
Internetworking Fundamentals. (Lecture 75% Lab 25%)




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