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					                                                                                                                              COURSE DESCRIPTIONS




                              Course Descriptions
The courses listed on the following pages constitute the content     Below is an example of a course description which includes the
of the curriculum programs of the College and are listed in          elements listed above.
alphabetical and numeric order under discipline titles. Titles are
listed in alphabetical order.
                                                                     SPA 112     Elementary Spanish II        (CAA)
                                                                                 Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
The College reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any course                DAY: Spring • Summer
due to student enrollment patterns.                                              EVENING: Spring
                                                                     This course is a continuation of SPA 111 focusing on the fundamental elements
Non-credit preparatory courses are numbered below 100.               of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the
                                                                     progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon
A semester credit hour is equivalent to, at a minimum,               completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing
                                                                     proficiency to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate further cultural
• 16 hours of classroom contact plus appropriate outside             awareness. Prerequisite: SPA 111 Corequisite: SPA 182
  preparation,

• 32 hours of supervised laboratory plus appropriate outside         Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) Courses
  preparation,
                                                                     Courses with a (CAA) designation are approved courses in the
• 48 hours of internship/clinical experience; or a combination
                                                                     Comprehensive Articulation Agreement which addresses the
  of the foregoing.
                                                                     transfer of credits between institutions in the North Carolina
The contact hours for a course are the sum of the lecture hours      Community College System to members of the University of
and lab/clinical hours.                                              North Carolina. For full information, see page 63.



Provided for each course is the following information:

• course prefix and number, title,                                    Course Descriptions Index
• the number of lecture hours,
                                                                     Program Area                       Prefix                   Pages
• the number of laboratory and/or clinical hours each week,          Academic Related                   ACA                     136
                                                                     Accounting                         ACC                     136-137
• the number of semester hours credit, and,                          Air Conditioning, Heating
                                                                         & Refrigeration                AHR                     137-138
• any prerequisites or corequisites required to enroll in the
                                                                     American Sign Language             ASL                     139
  course.                                                            Art                                ART                     138-139
                                                                     Associate Degree Nursing           NUR                     174-175
The frequency courses are scheduled to be offered is listed, day     Automotive Technology              AUT                     139-140
and evening, and by semesters:                                       Basic Law Enforcement
                                                                         Training                       CJC                     144
• Fall                                                               Biology                            BIO                     141
                                                                     Business                           BUS                     141-142
• Spring,
                                                                     Cancer Information
• Summer.                                                                Management                     CIM                     143-144
                                                                     Chemistry                          CHM                     143
• Some course listings are indicated as being offered “On            Chinese                            CHI                     143
                                                                     Communication                      COM                     146-147
  Demand.”
                                                                     Computer Engineering
• Course frequency lines are not available for all courses.              Technology                     CET                     143
                                                                     Computer Information
                                                                        Technology                      CTS                     150
                                                                     Computer Science                   CSC                     149-150
                                                                     Cooperative Education              COE                     146
                                                                     Cosmetology                        COS                     147-149
                                                                     Criminal Justice
                                                                         Technology                     CJC                     144-145
                                                                     Cyber Crime Technology             CCT                     142
                                                                     Database Management                DBA                     150
                                                                     Drama                              DRA                     150-151



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Program Area                   Prefix   Pages     COURSES
Early Childhood Education      EDU     151-153
Economics                      ECO     151
                                                 LEGEND
Education for Lateral Entry
    Teachers                   EDU     154       (CAA) are approved courses that should transfer to the University
Electricity                    ELC     154       of North Carolina system. See page 63.
Electronics                    ELN     155
Emergency Medical Science      EMS     155-156
Engineering                    EGR     154
English                        ENG     157-158
Entrepreneurship               ETR     158       Academic Related
Fire Protection Technology     FIP     158-159
French                         FRE     159-160   ACA 115      Success & Study Skills
Gerontology                    GRO     160                    Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
Health                         HEA     160       This course provides an orientation to the campus resources and academic skills
Health Information                               necessary to achieve educational objectives. Emphasis is placed on an exploration
    Technology                 HIT     162-163   of facilities and services, study skills, library skills, self-assessment, wellness,
                                                 goal-setting, and critical thinking. Upon completion, students should be able to
Heavy Equipment                HET     160
                                                 manage their learning experiences to successfully meet educational goals. Other
History                        HIS     160-161
                                                 areas dealing with life management issues will promote success beyond the
Histotechnology                HTO     163-164
                                                 academic environment.
Humanities                     HUM     164
Human Services                 HSE     163       ACA 120      Career Assessment
Hydraulics                     HYD     164                    Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
Industrial Science             ISC     165       This course provides the information and strategies necessary to develop clear
Information Systems Security   SEC     181       personal, academic, and professional goals. Topics include personality styles,
Information Systems                              goal setting, various college curricula, career choices, and campus leadership
    Technology                 CIS     144       development. Upon completion, students should be able to clearly state their
International Business         INT     164       personal, academic, and professional goals and have a feasible plan of action to
Japanese                       JPN     165       achieve those goals is course provides the information and strategies necessary
Journalism                     JOU     165       to develop clear personal, academic, and professional goals. Topics include
Lateral Entry                  EDU     154       personality styles, goal setting, various college curricula, career choices, and
Legal (Paralegal Technology)   LEX     165-166   campus leadership development. Upon completion, students should be able to
Logistics Management           LOG     166       clearly state their personal, academic, and professional goals and have a feasible
                                                 plan of action to achieve those goals.
Maintenance                    MNT     171
Marketing & Retailing          MKT     170
Mathematics                    MAT     166-168
Mechanical                     MEC     169
Medical Assisting              MED     169-170   Accounting
Medical Laboratory
    Technology                 MLT     170-171   ACC 120      Principles of Financial Accounting (CAA)
Motorcycle Mechanics           MCM     168-169                Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
Music                          MUS     171-173   This course introduces business decision-making accounting information systems.
Networking Technology          NET     173       Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial
Network Operating Systems      NOS     173-174   information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial
Nursing                        NUR     174-175   statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and
Nutrition                      NUT     175       address ethical considerations. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
                                                 RED 090 and ENG 080 and MAT 060
Paralegal Technology           LEX     165-166
Pharmacy Technology            PHM     177-178
                                                 ACC 121      Principles of Managerial Accounting (CAA)
Philosophy                     PHI     177
                                                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
Phlebotomy                     PBT     175
                                                 This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills.
Physical Education             PED     176-177   Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal
Physics                        PHY     178       analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should
Political Science              POL     179       be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts
Portuguese                     POR     179       including product-costing systems. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
Process Control                PCI     176       ENG 090 and MAT 070; ACC 120 with “C” or better
Psychology                     PSY     179-180
Reading                        RED     180       ACC 129      Individual Income Taxes
Religion                       REL     180                    Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
Sociology                      SOC     181       This course introduces the relevant laws governing individual income taxation. Topics
Spanish                        SPA     181-182   include tax law, electronic research and methodologies, and the use of technology
Spanish Interpreter            SPI     182-183   for preparation of individual tax returns. Upon completion, students should be
                                                 able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law, and complete
Substance Abuse                SAB     180-181
                                                 various individual tax forms. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
Therapeutic Massage            MTH     171
                                                 RED 090 and ENG 080 and MAT 060
Truck Driver Training          TRP     183
Web Technologies               WEB     183
Welding                        WLD     183-184
Zoo & Aquarium Science         ZAS     184-185



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ACC 130      Business Income Taxes                                                      Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course introduces the relevant laws governing business and fiduciary
income taxes. Topics include tax law relating to business organizations,                AHR 110      Introduction to Refrigeration
electronic research and methodologies, and the use of technology for the                             Lecture = 2      Lab = 6       Credit = 5
preparation of business tax returns. Upon completion, students should be                This course introduces the basic refrigeration process used in mechanical
able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law, and complete          refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Topics include terminology, safety,
various business tax forms. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or                and identification and function of components; refrigeration cycle; and tools and
MAT 070; ACC 129 with “C” or better                                                     instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems. Upon completion,
                                                                                        students should be able to identify refrigeration systems and components, explain
ACC 140      Payroll Accounting                                                         the refrigeration process, and use the tools and instrumentation of the trade.
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2
This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll   AHR 112      Heating Technology
tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on                        Lecture = 2      Lab = 4       Credit = 4
computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes;           This course covers the fundamentals of heating including oil, gas, and electric
preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions.         heating systems. Topics include safety, tools and instrumentation, system operating
Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate              characteristics, installation techniques, efficiency testing, electrical power, and
computations, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries using appropriate          control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the basic
technology. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or MAT 070; ACC 115               oil, gas, and electrical heating systems and describe the major components of
or ACC 120                                                                              a heating system.

ACC 150      Accounting Software Applications                                           AHR 113      Comfort Cooling
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2                                              Lecture = 2      Lab = 4       Credit = 4
This course introduces microcomputer applications related to accounting systems.        This course covers the installation procedures, system operations, and
Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory,        maintenance of residential and light commercial comfort cooling systems. Topics
payroll, and correcting, adjusting, and closing entries. Upon completion, students      include terminology, component operation, and testing and repair of equipment
should be able to use a computer accounting package to solve accounting                 used to control and produce assured comfort levels. Upon completion, students
problems. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or ENG 090 and                     should be able to use psychometrics, manufacturer specifications, and test
MAT 070; ACC 115 or ACC 120 and CIS 111 or permission of instructor                     instruments to determine proper system operation.

ACC 180      Practices in Bookkeeping                                                   AHR 114      Heat Pump Technology
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 2      Lab = 4       Credit = 4
This course provides advanced instruction in bookkeeping and record-keeping             This course covers the principles of air source and water source heat pumps.
functions. Emphasis is placed on mastering adjusting entries, correction of errors,     Emphasis is placed on safety, modes of operation, defrost systems, refrigerant
depreciation, payroll, and inventory. Upon completion, students should be able          charging, and system performance. Upon completion, students should be able
to conduct all key bookkeeping functions for small business. Prerequisites:             to understand and analyze system performance and perform routine service
Acceptable placement scores or ENG 090 and MAT 070; ACC 120 with “C” or                 procedures. Prerequisite: AHR 110 or AHR 113
better
                                                                                        AHR 151      HVAC Duct System I
ACC 220      Intermediate Accounting I                                                               Lecture = 1      Lab = 3       Credit = 2
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4                                 This course introduces the techniques used to lay out and fabricate duct work
This course is a continuation of the study of accounting principles with in-depth       commonly found in HVAC systems. Emphasis is placed on the skills required to
coverage of theoretical concepts and financial statements. Topics include generally      fabricate duct work. Upon completion, students should be able to lay out and
accepted accounting principles and an extensive analyses of financial statements.        fabricate simple duct work.
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the
conceptual framework underlying financial accounting, including the application          AHR 160      Refrigerant Certification
of financial standards. Prerequisites: ACC 120 and ACC 121 with “C” or better                         Lecture = 1      Lab = 0       Credit = 1
                                                                                        This course covers the requirements for the EPA certification examinations. Topics
ACC 221      Intermediate Accounting II                                                 include small appliances, high pressure systems, and low pressure systems. Upon
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4                                 completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants
This course is a continuation of ACC 220. Emphasis is placed on special problems        and be prepared for the EPA certification examinations. Prerequisite: CTS 080
which may include leases, bonds, investments, ratio analyses, present value
applications, accounting changes, and corrections. Upon completion, students            AHR 180      HVAC Customer Relations
should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and                        Lecture = 1      Lab = 0       Credit = 1
display an analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. Prerequisite:     This course introduces common business and customer relation practices that
ACC 220 with “C” or better                                                              may be encountered in HVACR. Topics include business practices, appearance
                                                                                        of self and vehicle, ways of handling customer complaints, invoices, telephone
ACC 225      Cost Accounting                                                            communications, and warranties. Upon completion, students should be able to
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 present themselves to customers in a professional manner, understand how the
This course introduces the nature and purposes of cost accounting as an                 business operates, complete invoices, and handle complaints. Prerequisite:
information system for planning and control. Topics include direct materials,           CTS 080
direct labor, factory overhead, process, job order, and standard cost systems.
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of             AHR 210      Residential Building Code
the principles involved and display an analytical problem-solving ability for the                    Lecture = 1      Lab = 2       Credit = 1
topics covered. Prerequisite: ACC 121 with “C” or better                                This course covers the residential building codes that are applicable to the design
                                                                                        and installation of HVAC systems. Topics include current residential codes as
ACC 250      Advanced Accounting                                                        applied to HVAC design, service, and installation. Upon completion, students
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 should be able to demonstrate the correct usage of residential building codes
This course is designed to analyze special accounting issues, which may include         that apply to specific areas of the HVAC trade.
business combinations, partnerships, international accounting, estates, and trusts.
Emphasis is placed on analyzing transactions and preparing working papers
and financial statements. Upon completion, students should be able to solve a
wide variety of problems by advanced application of accounting principles and
procedures. Prerequisite: ACC 220 with “C” or better

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AHR 211      Residential System Design                                                  ART 130      Basic Drawing (CAA)
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 0        Lab = 4      Credit = 2
This course introduces the principles and concepts of conventional residential          This course introduces basic drawing techniques and is designed to increase
heating and cooling system design. Topics include heating and cooling load              observation skills. Emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of drawing. Upon
estimating, basic psychometrics, equipment selection, duct system selection,            completion, students should be able to demonstrate various methods and their
and system design. Upon completion, students should be able to design a basic           application to representational imagery.
residential heating and cooling system.
                                                                                        ART 131      Drawing I (CAA)
AHR 255      Indoor Air Quality                                                                      Lecture = 0        Lab = 6      Credit = 3
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2                                 This course introduces the language of drawing and the use of various drawing
This course introduces the techniques of assessing and maintaining the quality of       materials. Emphasis is placed on drawing techniques, media, and graphic
the indoor environment in residential and commercial structures. Topics include         principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence
handling and investigating complaints, filter selection, humidity control, testing for   in the use of graphic form and various drawing processes.
sources of carbon monoxide, impact of mechanical ventilation, and building and
duct pressures. Upon completion, students should be able to assist in investigating     ART 132      Drawing II (CAA)
and solving common indoor air quality problems.                                                      Lecture = 0        Lab = 6      Credit = 3
                                                                                        This course continues instruction in the language of drawing and the use of various
                                                                                        drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on experimentation in the use of drawing
                                                                                        techniques, media, and graphic materials. Upon completion, students should be able
Art                                                                                     to demonstrate competence in the expressive use of graphic form and techniques.
                                                                                        Prerequisite: ART 131

ART 111      Art Appreciation (CAA)                                                     ART 135      Figure Drawing I (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 0        Lab = 6      Credit = 3
This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is       This course introduces rendering the human figure with various drawing materials.
placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but      Emphasis is placed on the use of the visual elements, anatomy, and proportion
not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students         in the representation of the draped and undraped figure. Upon completion,
should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and       students should be able to demonstrate competence in drawing the human figure.
media. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090                                               Prerequisite: ART 131

ART 113      Art Methods & Materials (CAA)                                              ART 140      Basic Painting (CAA)
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 0        Lab = 4      Credit = 2
This course provides an overview of media and techniques. Emphasis is placed            This course introduces the mechanics of painting. Emphasis is placed on the
on exploration and manipulation of materials. Upon completion, students should          exploration of painting media through fundamental techniques. Upon completion,
be able to demonstrate familiarity with a variety of methods, materials, and            students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding and application
processes. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090                                           of painting.

ART 114      Art History Survey I (CAA)                                                 ART 214      Portfolio & Résumé (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 0        Lab = 2      Credit = 1
This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the               This course covers résumé writing, interview skills, and the preparation and
Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon        presentation of an art portfolio. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of a portfolio
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding          of original artwork, the preparation of a photographic portfolio, approaches to
of art as a product reflective of human social development. Prerequisites:               résumé writing, and interview techniques. Upon completion, students should
ENG 090 and RED 090                                                                     be able to mount original art for portfolio presentation, photograph and display
                                                                                        a professional slide portfolio, and write an effective résumé. Prerequisite:
                                                                                        ENG 111
ART 115      Art History Survey II (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                        ART 240      Painting I (CAA)
This course covers the development of art forms from the Renaissance to the
                                                                                                     Lecture = 0        Lab = 6      Credit = 3
present. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon
                                                                                        This course introduces the language of painting and the use of various painting
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding
                                                                                        materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of various painting
of art as a product reflective of human social development. Prerequisites:
                                                                                        techniques, media, and color principles. Upon completion, students should be able
ENG 090 and RED 090
                                                                                        to demonstrate competence in the use of creative processes directed toward the
                                                                                        development of expressive form.
ART 121      Design I (CAA)
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 6       Credit = 3
                                                                                        ART 241      Painting II (CAA)
This course introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-
                                                                                                     Lecture = 0        Lab = 6      Credit = 3
dimensional art. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements, the principles
                                                                                        This course provides a continuing investigation of the materials, processes, and
of visual organization, and the theories of color mixing and interaction. Upon
                                                                                        techniques of painting. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of expressive
completion, students should be able to understand and use critical and analytical
                                                                                        content using a variety of creative processes. Upon completion, students should
approaches as they apply to two-dimensional visual art.
                                                                                        be able to demonstrate competence in the expanded use of form and variety.
                                                                                        Prerequisite: ART 240
ART 122      Design II (CAA)
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 6       Credit = 3
                                                                                        ART 242      Landscape Painting (CAA)
This course introduces basic studio problems in three-dimensional visual design.
                                                                                                     Lecture = 0        Lab = 6      Credit = 3
Emphasis is placed on the structural elements and organizational principles as
                                                                                        This course introduces and practices the skills and techniques of open-
applied to mass and space. Upon completion, students should be able to apply
                                                                                        air painting. Emphasis is placed on techniques of painting summer
three-dimensional design concepts. Prerequisite: ART 121
                                                                                        foliage, skies, and mountains, and elements of aerial perspective. Upon
                                                                                        completion, students should be able to complete an open-air landscape
                                                                                        painting employing brush, knife, scumbling, and glazing techniques.
                                                                                        Prerequisite: ART 240




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ART 243      Portrait Painting (CAA)                                                  ASL 181     ASL Lab I
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 6       Credit = 3                                            Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1
This course covers the portrait as subject matter by use of live models. Topics       This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
include composition, color mixing, and the history of portraiture. Upon completion,   elements of American Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
students should be able to demonstrate competence in the traditional approach         development of basic expressive and receptive skills through the use of
to portrait painting. Prerequisite: ART 240                                           supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be
                                                                                      able to comprehend and respond with increasing accuracy to expressive American
ART 244      Watercolor (CAA)                                                         Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness. Corequisite: ASL 111
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 6       Credit = 3
This course introduces basic methods and techniques used in watercolor. Emphasis      ASL 182     ASL Lab II
is placed on application, materials, content, and individual expression. Upon                     Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1
completion, students should be able to demonstrate a variety of traditional and       This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
nontraditional concepts used in watercolor media.                                     elements of American Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
                                                                                      development of basic expressive and receptive skills through the use of
ART 264      Digital Photography I (CAA)                                              supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should
             Lecture = 1      Lab = 4       Credit = 3                                be able to comprehend and respond with increasing accuracy to expressive
This course introduces digital photographic equipment, theory and processes.          American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisite:
Emphasis is placed on camera operation, composition, computer photo                   ASL 181 Corequisite: ASL 112
manipulation and creative expression. Upon completion, students should be
able to successfully expose, digitally manipulate, and print a well-conceived
composition.

ART 281      Sculpture I (CAA)
                                                                                      Automotive Technology
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 6       Credit = 3
This course provides an exploration of creative and technical methods of sculpture    AUT 110     Introduction to Auto Technology
with focus on the traditional processes. Emphasis is placed on developing basic                   Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3
skills as they pertain to three-dim en ti on al expression in various media. Upon     This course covers workplace safety, hazardous material and environmental
completion, students should be able to show competence in a variety of sculptural     regulations, use of hand tools, service information resources, basic concepts,
approaches.                                                                           systems, and terms of automotive technology. Topics include familiarization with
                                                                                      vehicle systems along with identification and proper use of various automotive
ART 282      Sculpture II (CAA)                                                       hand and power tools. Upon completion, students should be able to describe safety
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 6       Credit = 3                                and environmental procedures, terms associated with automobiles, identify and
This course builds on the visual and technical skills learned in ART 281. Emphasis    use basic tools and shop equipment.
is placed on developing original solutions to sculptural problems in a variety of
media. Upon completion, students should be able to express individual ideas using
                                                                                      AUT 113     Automotive Servicing I
the techniques and materials of sculpture. Prerequisite: ART 281
                                                                                                  Lecture = 0      Lab = 6       Credit = 2
                                                                                      This course is a lab used as an alternative to co-op placement. Emphasis is
                                                                                      placed on shop operations, troubleshooting, testing, adjusting, repairing, and
                                                                                      replacing components using appropriate test equipment and service information.
Associate Degree Nursing                                                              Upon completion, students should be able to perform a variety of automotive
                                                                                      repairs using proper service procedures and to operate appropriate equipment.
(For ADN courses, see NUR on page 174)                                                Prerequisites: AUT 141 and AUT 151


                                                                                      AUT 116     Engine Repair
American Sign Language                                                                            Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3
                                                                                      This course covers the theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of
                                                                                      internal combustion engines and related systems. Topics include fundamental
ASL 111      Elementary ASL I                                                         operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion,
This course introduces the fundamental elements of American Sign Language             students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement and repair of
within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic             automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service
expressive and receptive skills. Upon completion, students will be able to            information.
comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American
Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisites: ENG 090
and RED 090 Corequisite: ASL 181                                                      AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab
                                                                                                  Lecture = 0      Lab = 3       Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement
ASL 112      Elementary ASL II                                                        in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include diagnosis,
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate
This course is a continuation of ASL 111 focusing on the fundamental elements of      service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic
American Sign Language in a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the progressive   diagnosis, measurement and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools,
development of expressive and receptive skills. Upon completion, the students         equipment, procedures, and service information. Corequisite: AUT 116
should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing accuracy to expressive
American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisite:
ASL 111 Corequisite: ASL 182                                                          AUT 141     Suspension & Steering Systems
                                                                                                  Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3
                                                                                      This course covers principles of operation, types, and diagnosis/repair of
                                                                                      suspension and steering systems to include steering geometry. Topics include
                                                                                      manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled
                                                                                      suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able
                                                                                      to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust
                                                                                      alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels.



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AUT 151      Brake Systems                                                             AUT 221      Auto Transmissions/Transaxles
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
This course covers principles of operation and types, diagnosis, service, and          This course covers operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of automatic
repair of brake systems. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic,      transmissions/transaxles. Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and
vacuum boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock and parking       electrical/electronic operation of automatic drive trains and the use of appropriate
brake systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service,          service tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to explain
and repair various automotive braking systems.                                         operational theory, diagnose, and repair automatic drive trains. Prerequisite:
                                                                                       AUT 231

AUT 161      Basic Auto Electricity
             Lecture = 4      Lab = 3       Credit = 5                                 AUT 221A Auto Transmissions/Transaxles Lab
This course covers basic electrical theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and                    Lecture = 0       Lab = 3       Credit = 1
diagnosis, repair, and replacement of batteries, starters, and alternators. Topics     This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in
include Ohm’s Law, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and basic   meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic,
troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring       mechanical, and electrical/electronic operation of automatic drive trains and the
diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair basic wiring, battery, starting, charging, and    use of appropriate service tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should
electrical concerns.                                                                   be able to diagnose and repair automatic drive trains. Corequisite: AUT 221


AUT 163      Advanced Auto Electricity                                                 AUT 231      Manual Trans/Axles/Drtrains
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
This course covers electronic theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and             This course covers the operation, diagnosis, and repair of manual transmissions/
diagnosis, repair, and replacement of electronics, lighting, gauges, horn,             transaxles, clutches, driveshafts, axles, and final drives. Topics include theory of
wiper, accessories, and body modules. Topics include networking and module             torque, power flow, and manual drive train servicing and repair using appropriate
communication, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and             service information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be
troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring       able to explain operational theory, diagnose and repair manual drive trains.
diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair wiring, lighting, gauges, accessories, modules,
and electronic concerns. Prerequisite: AUT 161
                                                                                       AUT 231A Manual Trans/Axles/Drtrains Lab
                                                                                                    Lecture = 0       Lab = 3       Credit = 1
AUT 171      Auto Climate Control                                                      This course is an optional lab for the program that needs to meet NATEF hour
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 4       Credit = 4                                 standards but does not have a co-op component in the program. Topics include
This course covers the theory of refrigeration and heating, electrical/electronic/     manual drive train diagnosis, service and repair using appropriate service
pneumatic controls and diagnosis/repair of climate control systems. Topics             information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to
include diagnosis and repair of climate control components and systems,                diagnose and repair manual drive trains. Corequisite: AUT 231
recovery/recycling of refrigerants, and safety and environmental regulations.
Upon completion, students should be able to describe the operation, diagnose,
                                                                                       AUT 281      Advanced Engine Performance
and safely service climate control systems using appropriate tools, equipment,
                                                                                                    Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
and service information.
                                                                                       This course utilizes service information and specialized test equipment to
                                                                                       diagnose and repair power train control systems. Topics include computerized
AUT 181      Engine Performance I                                                      ignition, fuel and emission systems, related diagnostic tools and equipment, data
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                 communications networks, and service information. Upon completion, students
This course covers the introduction, theory of operation, and basic diagnostic         should be able to perform diagnosis and repair. Prerequisites: AUT 181 and
procedures required to restore engine performance to vehicles equipped with            AUT 183 Corequisite: AUT 163
complex engine control systems. Topics include an overview of engine operation,
ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and               AUT 283      Advanced Auto Electronics
systems, and emission control devices. Upon completion, students should be                          Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
able to describe operation and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel, and emission      This course covers advanced electronic systems on automobiles. Topics include
related driveability problems using appropriate test equipment/service information.    microcontrollers, on-board communications, telematics, hybrid systems, navigation,
Prerequisite: AUT 116                                                                  collision avoidance, and electronic accessories. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                       be able to diagnose electronic systems using appropriate service information,
                                                                                       procedures, and equipment and remove/replace/reprogram controllers, sensors,
AUT 183      Engine Performance II
                                                                                       and actuators. Corequisite: AUT 163
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 6       Credit = 4
This course covers study of the electronic engine control systems, the diagnostic
                                                                                       AUT 285      Introduction to Alternative Fuels
process used to locate engine performance concerns, and procedures used
                                                                                                    Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
to restore normal operation. Topics will include currently used fuels and fuel
                                                                                       This course is an overview of alternative fuels and alternative fueled vehicles.
systems, exhaust gas analysis, emission control components and systems, OBD
                                                                                       Topics include composition and use of alternative fuels, including compressed
II (on-board diagnostics) and inter-related electrical/electronic systems. Upon
                                                                                       natural gas, propane, biodiesel, ethanol, electric, hydrogen, synthetic fuels, and
completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair complex engine
                                                                                       vehicles that use alternative fuels. Upon completion, students should be able to
performance concerns using appropriate test equipment and service information.
                                                                                       identify alternative fuel vehicles, explain how each alternative fuel delivery system
Prerequisites: AUT 116 and AUT 181
                                                                                       works, and make minor repairs.

AUT 212      Auto Shop Management
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course covers the principals of management essential to decision-making,          Basic Law Enforcement Training
communication, authority, and leadership. Topics include shop supervision, shop
organization, customer relations, cost effectiveness, and work place ethics. Upon      (For BLET course, see CJC on page 144)
completion, students should be able to describe basic automotive shop operation
from a management standpoint. Prerequisite: CTS 080




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Biology                                                                               BIO 163      Basic Anatomy & Physiology (CAA)
                                                                                                   Lecture = 4      Lab = 2       Credit = 5
                                                                                      This course provides a basic study of the structure and function of the human
BIO 094      Concepts of Human Biology                                                body. Topics include a basic study of the body systems as well as an introduction
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2      Credit = 4                                to homeostasis, cells, tissues, nutrition, acid-base balance, and electrolytes. Upon
This course focuses on fundamental concepts of human biology. Topics include          completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the
terminology, biochemistry, cell biology tissues, body systems, and other related      fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships.
topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate preparedness          It is highly recommended that a student enroll in BIO 094 prior to enrolling in
for college-level anatomy and physiology courses. Corequisites: Acceptable            this course if the student has not had high school anatomy and physiology.
placement score or RED 090 and recommendation by advisor.                             Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090.

BIO 110      Principles of Biology (CAA)                                              BIO 165      Anatomy & Physiology I (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 3      Credit = 4                                             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-           This course is the first of a two-course sequence which provides a comprehensive
science majors. Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell biology, metabolism,      study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the
genetics, taxonomy, evolution, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. Upon     structure, function, and interrelationship of organ systems with emphasis on
completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased knowledge and            the processes which maintain homeostasis. Upon completion, students should
better understanding of biology as it applies to everyday life. Prerequisite:         be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy
Acceptable placement score or RED 090                                                 and physiology and their interrelationships. This course also includes the study
                                                                                      of basic microbiology. It is highly recommended that a student enroll in BIO
BIO 111      General Biology I (CAA)                                                  094 prior to enrolling in this course if the student has not had high school
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 3      Credit = 4                                anatomy and physiology. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed     RED 090
on basic biological chemistry, cell structure and function, metabolism and energy
transformation, genetics, evolution, classification, and other related topics. Upon    BIO 166      Anatomy & Physiology II (CAA)
completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at                        Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
the molecular and cellular levels. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score           This course is the second in a two-course sequence which provides a comprehensive
or RED 090                                                                            study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the
                                                                                      structure, function, and interrelationship of organ systems with emphasis on the
BIO 112      General Biology II (CAA)                                                 processes which maintain homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 3      Credit = 4                                to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology
This course is a continuation of BIO 111. Emphasis is placed on organisms,            and the interrelationships of all body systems. Prerequisite: BIO 165
biodiversity, plant and animal systems, ecology, and other related topics. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of life at the
organismal and ecological levels. Prerequisite: BIO 111                               BIO 242      Natural Resource Conservation (CAA)
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab =0        Credit = 3
BIO 140      Environmental Biology (CAA)                                              This course describes the importance of natural resources and their role in our
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Credit = 3                                environment. Emphasis is placed on the physical, biological, and ecological
This course introduces environmental processes and the influence of                   principles underlying natural resource conservation with attention to the biological
human activities upon them. Topics include ecological concepts, population            consequences of human impacts. Upon completion, students should be able to
growth, natural resources, and a focus on current environmental problems              demonstrate an understanding of natural resource conservation. Prerequisite:
from scientific, social, political, and economic perspectives. Upon                   BIO 112
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of
environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues.            BIO 271      Pathophysiology (CAA)
Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090 Corequisite:                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
BIO 140A                                                                              This course provides an in-depth study of human pathological processes and their
                                                                                      effects on homeostasis. Emphasis is placed on interrelationships among organ
BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab (CAA)                                              systems in deviations from homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 3      Credit = 1                                to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of pathophysiology. Prerequisite: BIO 163,
This course provides a laboratory component to complement BIO 140. Emphasis           BIO 166 or BIO 169
is placed on laboratory and field experience. Upon completion, students should be
able to demonstrate a practical understanding of environmental interrelationships     BIO 275      Microbiology (CAA)
and of contemporary environmental issues. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement                       Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
score or RED 090 Corequisite: BIO 140                                                 This course covers principles of microbiology and the impact these organisms
                                                                                      have on man and the environment. Topics include the various groups of
                                                                                      microorganisms, their structure, physiology, genetics, microbial, pathogenicity,
BIO 150      Genetics in Human Affairs (CAA)                                          infectious diseases, immunology, and selected practical applications. Upon
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Credit = 3
                                                                                      completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills
This course describes the importance of genetics in everyday life. Topics include     including microscopy, aseptic technique, staining, culture methods, and
the role of genetics in human development, birth defects, cancer and chemical         identification of microorganisms. Prerequisite: BIO 110, BIO 112, BIO 163,
exposure, and current issues including genetic engineering and fertilization          BIO 165 or BIO 168
methods. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the relationship
of genetics to society today and its possible influence on our future. Prerequisite:
BIO 110 or BIO 111

BIO 155      Nutrition (CAA)                                                          Business
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Credit = 3
This course covers the biochemistry of foods and nutrients with consideration
                                                                                      BUS 110      Introduction to Business (CAA)
of the physiological effects of specialized diets for specific biological needs.
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
Topics include cultural, religious, and economic factors that influence a person’s
                                                                                      This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic
acceptance of food, as well as nutrient requirements of the various life stages.
                                                                                      principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students
Upon completion, students should be able to identify the functions and sources
                                                                                      should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a
of nutrients, the mechanisms of digestion, and the nutritional requirements of all
                                                                                      foundation for studying other business subjects. Prerequisites: Acceptable
age groups. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090.
                                                                                      placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080

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BUS 115      Business Law I (CAA)                                                       BUS 234      Training & Development
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces the ethics and legal framework of business. Emphasis is          This course covers developing, conducting, and evaluating employee training
placed on contracts, negotiable instruments, Uniform Commercial Code, and the           with attention to adult learning principles. Emphasis is placed on conducting
working of the court systems. Upon completion, students should be able to apply         a needs assessment, using various instructional approaches, designing the
ethical issues and laws covered to selected business decision-making situations.        learning environment, and locating learning resources. Upon completion,
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                       students should be able to design, conduct, and evaluate a training
                                                                                        program. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and
BUS 121      Business Math                                                              ENG 080
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course covers fundamental mathematical operations and their application            BUS 239      Business Applications Seminar
to business problems. Topics include payroll, pricing, interest and discount,                        Lecture = 1      Lab = 2       Credit = 2
commission, taxes, and other pertinent uses of mathematics in the field of               This course is designed as a capstone course for Business Administration majors.
business. Upon completion, students should be able to apply mathematical                Emphasis is placed on decision making in the areas of management, marketing,
concepts to business. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080             production, purchasing, and finance. Upon completion, students should be able
and ENG 080 and MAT 060                                                                 to apply the techniques, processes, and vital professional skills needed in the
                                                                                        work place. Prerequisites: ACC 120, BUS 115, BUS 137, MKT 120, and either
BUS 125      Personal Finance                                                           ECO 151, ECO 251 or ECO 252
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course provides a study of individual and family financial decisions. Emphasis is   BUS 256      Recruitment, Selection & Personnel Planning
placed on building useful skills in buying, managing finances, increasing resources,                  Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
and coping with current economic conditions. Upon completion, students should be        This course introduces the basic principles involved in managing the employment
able to develop a personal financial plan. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement           process. Topics include personnel planning, recruiting, interviewing and
scores or RED 090 and ENG 080 and MAT 060                                               screening techniques, maintaining employee records; and voluntary and
                                                                                        involuntary separations. Upon completion, students should be able to acquire
BUS 137      Principles of Management (CAA)                                             and retain employees who match position requirements and fulfill organizational
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 objectives. This course is a unique concentration requirement of the Human
This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management.         Resources Management concentration in the Business Administration program.
Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and                 Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080
communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing
members of a team utilizing these functions of management. Prerequisites:               BUS 258      Compensation & Benefits
Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                        This course is designed to study the basic concepts of pay and its role in rewarding
BUS 153      Human Resource Management                                                  performance. Topics include wage and salary surveys, job analysis, job evaluation
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 techniques, benefits, and pay-for-performance programs. Upon completion,
This course introduces the functions of personnel/human resource management             students should be able to develop and manage a basic compensation system to
within an organization. Topics include equal opportunity and the legal environment,     attract, motivate, and retain employees. This course is a unique concentration
recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, employee development,                 requirement of the Human Resources Management concentration in the Business
compensation planning, and employee relations. Upon completion, students should         Administration program. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
be able to anticipate and resolve human resource concerns. Prerequisites:               RED 080 and ENG 080
Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080
                                                                                        BUS 259      Human Resource Management Applications
BUS 217      Employment Law & Regulation                                                             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 This course provides students in the Human Resource Management concentration
This course introduces the principal laws and regulations affecting public and          the opportunity to reinforce their learning experiences from preceding HRM courses.
private organizations and their employees or prospective employees. Topics              Emphasis is placed on application of day-to-day HRM functions by completing in-
include fair employment practices, EEO, affirmative action, and employee                 basket exercises and through simulations. Upon completion, students should be
rights and protections. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate            able to determine the appropriate actions called for by typical events that affect
organization policy for compliance and assure that decisions are not contrary to        the status of people at work. This course is a unique concentration requirement of
law. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                  the Human Resources Management concentration in the Business Administration
                                                                                        program. Prerequisites: BUS 217, BUS 234, BUS 256 and BUS 258
BUS 225      Business Finance
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 BUS 280      REAL Small Business
This course provides an overview of business financial management. Emphasis                           Lecture = 4      Lab = 0       Credit = 4
is placed on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management               This course introduces hands-on techniques and procedures for planning
of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing. Upon completion,                 and opening a small business, including the personal qualities needed for
students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial               entrepreneurship. Emphasis is placed on market research, finance, time
management. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or MAT 070 and                   management, and day-to-day activities of owning/operating a small business. Upon
ENG 090; ACC 120                                                                        completion, students should be able to write and implement a viable business
                                                                                        plan and seek funding.
BUS 230      Small Business Management
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             On Demand
This course introduces the challenges of entrepreneurship including the start-up
and operation of a small business. Topics include market research techniques,
                                                                                        Cyber Crime Technology
feasibility studies, site analysis, financing alternatives, and managerial decision
making. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a small business            CCT 110      Introduction to Cyber Crime
plan. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080                              Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                        This course introduces and explains the various types of offenses that qualify as
                                                                                        cyber crime activity. Emphasis is placed on identifying cyber crime activity and
                                                                                        the response to these problems from both the private and public domains. Upon
                                                                                        completion, students should be able to accurately describe and define cyber crime
                                                                                        activities and select appropriate response to deal with the problem.


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Computer Engineering Technology                                                       CHM 130A General Organic & Biochemistry Lab (CAA)
                                                                                                   Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course is a laboratory for CHM 130. Emphasis is placed on laboratory
CET 161      Procedural Programming                                                   experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 130. Upon completion,
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to
This course introduces procedural computer programming for engineering                chemical principles presented in CHM 130. Corequisite: CHM 130
applications. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including
creating and manipulating data, sequencing, iteration, and blocking of code.          CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry (CAA)
Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, and debug at                       Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
a beginning level.                                                                    This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics
                                                                                      include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear
                                                                                      chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas
                                                                                      laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able
Chinese                                                                               to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields.
                                                                                      This course also includes an introduction to organic chemistry. Prerequisites:
                                                                                      Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and MAT 070 Corequisite:
CHI 111      Elementary Chinese I (CAA)
                                                                                      CHM 131A
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Chinese language within        CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab (CAA)
a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening,                      Lecture = 0      Lab = 3       Credit = 1
speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able       This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131. Emphasis is placed on
to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written             laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 131. Upon
Chinese and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and                completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures
RED 090 Corequisite: CHI 181                                                          and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 131. Corequisite:
                                                                                      CHM 131
CHI 112      Elementary Chinese II (CAA)
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                      CHM 132 Organic & Biochemistry (CAA)
This course includes the basic fundamentals of the Chinese language within a
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
cultural context of the Chinese people and its history. Emphasis is placed on the
                                                                                      This course provides a survey of major functional classes of compounds in
progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon
                                                                                      organic and biochemistry. Topics include structure, properties, and reactions of
completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing
                                                                                      the major organic and biological molecules and basic principles of metabolism.
proficiency to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate further cultural
                                                                                      Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of
awareness. Prerequisite: CHI 111 Corequisite: CHI 182
                                                                                      fundamental chemical concepts needed to pursue studies in related professional
                                                                                      fields. Prerequisite: CHM 131
CHI 181      Chinese Lab I (CAA)
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1
                                                                                      CHM 151      General Chemistry I (CAA)
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
elements of the Chinese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
                                                                                      This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include
development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the
                                                                                      measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions,
use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,
                                                                                      chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon
students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy
                                                                                      completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental
to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate cultural awareness. Corequisite:
                                                                                      chemical laws and concepts as needed in CHM 152. Prerequisites: Acceptable
CHI 111
                                                                                      placement scores or RED 090 and high school chemistry or CHM 131 Corequisite:
                                                                                      MAT 171 or MAT 175
CHI 182      Chinese Lab II (CAA)
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1
                                                                                      CHM 152      General Chemistry II (CAA)
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
elements of the Chinese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
                                                                                      This course provides a continuation of the study of the fundamental principles and
development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the
                                                                                      laws of chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium, ionic and redox equations,
use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,
                                                                                      acid-base theory, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to nuclear and
students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to
                                                                                      organic chemistry, and complex ions. Upon completion, students should be able to
spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisite:
                                                                                      demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts as needed to pursue further
CHI 181 Corequisite: CHI 112
                                                                                      study in chemistry and related professional fields. Prerequisite: CHM 151



Chemistry                                                                             Cancer Information Management
CHM 130      General, Organic & Biochemistry (CAA)
                                                                                      CIM 110      Registry Organization & Management
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course provides a survey of basic facts and principles of general, organic,
                                                                                      This course provides an introduction to both hospital and central cancer
and biochemistry. Topics include measurement, molecular structure, nuclear
                                                                                      registries. Emphasis is placed on legal issues and confidentially, standard-
chemistry, solutions, acid-base chemistry, gas laws, and the structure, properties,
                                                                                      setting organizations, types of cancer registries; registry operations,
and reactions of major organic and biological groups. Upon completion, students
                                                                                      including case ascertainment and disease registry files. Upon completion,
should be able to demonstrate and understanding of fundamental chemical
                                                                                      students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the
concepts. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090 Corequisite:
                                                                                      management and organization of a cancer registry. Prerequisites:
CHM 130A
                                                                                      Acceptable placement score or CTS 080; BIO 165 & BIO 166 or BIO 168 &
                                                                                      BIO 169; BIO 271




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CIM 125      Cancer Disease Management                                                  Information Systems Technology
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
This course provides an introduction to the pathophysiology of cancer.
Emphasis is placed on major sites of cancer, diagnostic and staging                     CIS 110      Introduction to Computers (CAA)
procedures, treatment modalities, clinical trials and research protocols. Upon                       Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of                  This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and
cancer as a disease process and its diagnosis and treatment. Prerequisites:             operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components,
BIO 165 & BIO 166 or BIO 168 & BIO 169; BIO 271 Corequisite:                            basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications.
CIM 110                                                                                 Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of
                                                                                        the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.
CIM 150      Oncology Coding & Staging Systems                                          Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090, MAT 060 and
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4                                 CTS 080
This course covers oncology coding and staging systems, including a general
overview of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology nomenclature       CIS 111      Basic PC Literacy
and classification system. Emphasis is placed on major sites of cancer, diagnostic                    Lecture = 1      Lab = 2       Credit = 2
and staging procedures, treatment modalities, clinical trials and research protocols.   This course provides an overview of computer concepts. Emphasis is placed on the
Upon completion, students should be able to code oncology diagnoses and                 use of personal computers and software applications for personal and fundamental
procedures using appropriate coding and sequencing conventions. Prerequisite:           workplace use. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic
CIM 125 Corequisite: CIM 212                                                            personal computer skills. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
                                                                                        CTS 080
CIM 211      Abstracting Principles & Practice I
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 CIS 115      Introduction to Programming & Logic (CAA)
This course introduces the principles of cancer registry abstracting. Emphasis                       Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3
is placed on identification and selection of appropriate clinical information            This course introduces computer programming and problem solving in a structured
from medical records in a manner consistent with cancer registry regulatory             program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program
requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to record, code, and             organization, problem solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control
stage site-specific cancer information using manual and computerized applications.       structures. Upon completion, students should be able to manage files with operating
Prerequisites: BIO 165 & BIO 166 or BIO 168 & BIO 169; BIO 271 Corequisite:             system commands, use top-down algorithm design, and implement algorithmic
CIM 125                                                                                 solutions in a programming language. Prerequisites: MAT 070, MAT 080,
                                                                                        MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 and CTS 080 or
CIM 212      Abstracting Principles & Practice II                                       acceptable placement scores
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course is designed to apply the principles of cancer registry abstracting.
Emphasis is placed on identification and selection of appropriate clinical information
from medical records in a manner consistent with cancer registry regulatory             Criminal Justice Technology
requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to perform quality control
edits to abstracted information to assure timeliness, completeness and accuracy
of data. Prerequisite: CIM 211 Corequisite: CIM 150                                     CJC 100      Basic Law Enforcement Training
                                                                                                     Lecture = 9      Lab = 30     Credit = 19
CIM 225      Cancer Patient Follow-Up                                                   This course covers the basic skills and knowledge needed for entry-level
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                 employment as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. Topics are divided
This course introduces cancer patient follow-up methodology. Emphasis is placed         into general units of study: legal, patrol duties, law enforcement communications,
on confidentiality and ethical issues; identification of second primaries, recurrence     investigations, practical application and sheriff-specific. Upon successful
and spread of disease; and survival data. Upon completion, students should be           completion, the student will be able to demonstrate competence in topics and
able to demonstrate an understanding of physician, patient and other follow-up          areas required for the state comprehensive certification examination. This is a
resources and activities. Prerequisite: CIM 125                                         certificate-level course. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores

CIM 250      Cancer Statistics & Epidemiology                                           CJC 111      Introduction to Criminal Justice (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3

This course provides an introduction to cancer statistics. Emphasis is placed           This course introduces the components and processes of the criminal justice
on descriptive and analytic epidemiology, cancer surveillance, annual report            system. Topics include history, structure, functions, and philosophy of the criminal
preparation, presentations of cancer data and special studies. Upon completion,         justice system and their relationship to life in our society. Upon completion,
students should be able to use cancer statistical data for marketing and strategic      students should be able to define and describe the major system components and
planning. Prerequisite: College level math                                              their interrelationships and evaluate career options. Prerequisite: Acceptable
                                                                                        placement score or RED 090
CIM 275      Professional Directed Practice
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 12      Credit = 4                                 CJC 112      Criminology
This course provides supervised clinical experience in all aspects of cancer registry                Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
organization and operation. Emphasis is placed on the practical application             This course introduces deviant behavior as it relates to criminal activity. Topics
of registry management, data collection processes, data utilization, computer           include theories of crime causation; statistical analysis of criminal behavior;
applications management and quality improvement. Upon completion, students              past, present, and future social control initiatives; and other related topics. Upon
should be able to apply cancer information management theory to cancer registry         completion, students should be able to explain and discuss various theories of crime
practices. Prerequisite: CIM 125 Corequisite: CIM 212                                   causation and societal response. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or
                                                                                        RED 090

                                                                                        CJC 113      Juvenile Justice
                                                                                                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                        This course covers the juvenile justice system and related juvenile issues. Topics
                                                                                        include an overview of the juvenile justice system, treatment and prevention
                                                                                        programs, special areas and laws unique to juveniles, and other related topics. Upon
                                                                                        completion, students should be able to identify/discuss juvenile court structure/
                                                                                        procedures, function and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies, processing/detention of
                                                                                        juveniles, and case disposition. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
                                                                                        RED 090 and ENG 090

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CJC 121      Law Enforcement Operations (CAA)                                           CJC 215      Organization & Administration
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces fundamental law enforcement operations. Topics include           This course introduces the components and functions of organization and
the contemporary evolution of law enforcement operations and related issues.            administration as it applies to the agencies of the criminal justice system.
Upon completion, students should be able to explain theories, practices, and            Topics include operations/functions of organizations; recruiting, training, and
issues related to law enforcement operations.                                           retention of personnel; funding and budgeting; communications; span of
                                                                                        control and discretion; and other related topics. Upon completion, students
CJC 131      Criminal Law                                                               should be able to identify and discuss the basic components and functions of a
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 criminal justice organization and its administrative operations. Prerequisites:
This course covers the history/evolution/principles and contemporary applications       Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090; CJC 111 or
of criminal law. Topics include sources of substantive law, classification of crimes,    LEX 110
parties to crime, elements of crimes, matters of criminal responsibility, and other
related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the sources         CJC 221      Investigative Principles
of law and identify, interpret, and apply the appropriate statutes/elements.                         Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                       This course introduces the theories and fundamentals of the investigative
                                                                                        process. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering
CJC 132      Court Procedure & Evidence                                                 techniques, collection/preservation of evidence, preparation of appropriate
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 reports, court presentations, and other related topics. Upon completion,
This course covers judicial structure/process/procedure from incident                   students should be able to identify, explain, and demonstrate the techniques
to disposition, kinds and degrees of evidence, and the rules governing                  of the investigative process, report preparation, and courtroom presentation.
admissibility of evidence in court. Topics include consideration of state and           Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090;
federal courts, arrest, search and seizure laws, exclusionary and statutory             CJC 111 and CJC 121 or LEX 110
rules of evidence, and other related issues. Upon completion, students
should be able to identify and discuss procedures necessary to establish                CJC 222      Criminalistics
a lawful arrest/search, proper judicial procedures, and the admissibility of                         Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
evidence. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and                     This course covers the functions of the forensic laboratory and its relationship
ENG 090                                                                                 to successful criminal investigations and prosecutions. Topics include advanced
                                                                                        crime scene processing, investigative techniques, current forensic technologies,
CJC 141      Corrections (CAA)                                                          and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 and collect relevant evidence at simulated crime scenes and request appropriate
This course covers the history, major philosophies, components, and current             laboratory analysis of submitted evidence. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement
practices and problems of the field of corrections. Topics include historical            scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
evolution, functions of the various components, alternatives to incarceration,
treatment programs, inmate control, and other related topics. Upon completion,          CJC 231      Constitutional Law
students should be able to explain the various components, processes, and                            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
functions of the correctional system. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score          The course covers the impact of the Constitution of the United States and its
or RED 090                                                                              amendments on the criminal justice system. Topics include the structure of the
                                                                                        Constitution and its amendments, court decisions pertinent to contemporary
CJC 160      Terrorism: Underlying Issues                                               criminal justice issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 be able to identify/discuss the basic structure of the United States Constitution and
This course identifies the fundamental reasons why America is a target for               the rights/procedures as interpreted by the courts. Prerequisites: Acceptable
terrorists, covering various domestic/international terrorist groups and ideologies     placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090; CJC 111 or LEX 110
from a historical aspect. Emphasis is placed upon recognition of terrorist crime
scene; weapons of mass destruction; chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism,;       CJC 232      Civil Liability
and planning consideration involving threat assessments. Upon completion, the                        Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
student should be able to identify and discuss the methods uses in terrorists’          This course covers liability issues for the criminal justice professional.
activities and complete a threat assessment for terrorists’ incidents.                  Topics include civil rights violations, tort liability, employment issues,
                                                                                        and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able
CJC 212      Ethics & Community Relations                                               to explain civil trial procedures and discuss contemporary liability
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 issues. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standards applicable to          ENG 090
criminal justice organizations and professionals. Topics include ethical systems;
social change, values, and norms; cultural diversity; citizen involvement in criminal   CJC 250      Forensic Biology I
justice issues; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be                        Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
able to apply ethical considerations to the decision-making process in identifiable      This course covers important biological principles that are applied in the crime
criminal justice situations. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or              laboratory. Topics include forensic toxicology, forensic serology, microscopy, and
RED 090 and ENG 090; CJC 111 or LEX 110                                                 DNA typing analysis, with an overview of organic and inorganic analysis. Upon
                                                                                        completion, students should be able to articulate how a crime laboratory processes
CJC 214      Victimology                                                                physical evidence submitted by law enforcement agencies.
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces the study of victims. Emphasis is placed on roles/
characteristics of victims, victim interaction with the criminal justice system
and society, current victim assistance programs, and other related topics. Upon
completion, students should be able to discuss and identify victims, the uniqueness
of victims’ roles, and current victim assistance programs.




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Cooperative Education                                                                COE 131     Co-Op Work Experience II
                                                                                                 Lecture = 0      Lab = 0      Clinical = 10     Credit = 1
                                                                                                 On Demand
COE 111     Co-Op Work Experience I                                                  This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 0     Clinical = 10     Credit = 1                area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating
            On Demand                                                                classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students
This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an          should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and
area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating    satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.
classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students
should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and   COE 132     Co-Op Work Experience III
satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Prerequisite: A minimum of                     Lecture = 0      Lab = 0      Clinical = 20     Credit = 2
nine semester hours credit (9 SHC) must be completed within the appropriate                      On Demand
program of study before a student can be eligible to receive co-op credit.           This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an
                                                                                     area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating
COE 112     Co-Op Work Experience I                                                  classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 0     Clinical = 20     Credit = 2                should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and
            On Demand                                                                satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.
This course provides work experience with a college approved employer in an
area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating
classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students           COE 212     Co-Op Work Experience IV
should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and               Lecture = 0      Lab = 0      Clinical = 20     Credit = 2
satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Prerequisite: A minimum of                     On Demand
nine semester hours credit (9 SHC) must be completed within the appropriate          This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an
program of study before a student can be eligible to receive co-op credit.           area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating
                                                                                     classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students
COE 113     Co-Op Work Experience I                                                  should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 0     Clinical = 30     Credit = 3                satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.
            On Demand
This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an
area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating
classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students           Communication
should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and
satisfactorily perform work-related competencies. Prerequisite: A minimum of
nine semester hours credit (9 SHC) must be completed within the appropriate          COM 110     Introduction to Communication (CAA)
program of study before a student can be eligible to receive co-op credit.                       Lecture = 3      Lab = 0        Credit = 3
                                                                                     This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of communication and
COE 115     Work Experience Seminar I                                                the skills necessary to communicate in various contexts. Emphasis is placed on
            Lecture = 1      Lab = 0      Clinical = 0     Credit = 1                communication theories and techniques used in interpersonal group, public,
            On Demand                                                                intercultural, and mass communication situations. Upon completion, students
This course provides a seminar component preceding COE 111 Co-op Work                should be able to explain and illustrate the forms and purposes of human
Experience I. Topics include conflict management, ethical issues, as well as          communication in a variety of contexts. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement
other issues that may arise during the work experience. Upon completion,             scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
students should be able to experience a successful cooperative work experience.
Corequisite: COE 111                                                                 COM 120     Interpersonal Communication (CAA)
                                                                                                 Lecture = 3      Lab = 0        Credit = 3
COE 121     Co-Op Work Experience II                                                             DAY: Fall • Spring • Summer     EVENING: Fall • Spring • Summer
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 0     Clinical = 10     Credit = 1
                                                                                     This course introduces the practices and principles of interpersonal communication
            On Demand
                                                                                     in both dyadic and group settings. Emphasis is placed on the communication
This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an          process, perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics,
area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating    nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication
classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students           relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and   interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of group discussion,
satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.                                    and manage conflict in interpersonal communication situations. Prerequisites:
                                                                                     Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
COE 122     Co-Op Work Experience IV
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 0     Clinical = 20     Credit = 2
                                                                                     COM 140     Intercultural Communications (CAA)
            On Demand
                                                                                                 Lecture = 3      Lab = 0        Credit = 3
This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an
                                                                                     This course introduces techniques of cultural research, definitions, functions,
area related to the student’s program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating
                                                                                     characteristics, and impacts of cultural differences in public address. Emphasis
classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students
                                                                                     is placed on how diverse backgrounds influence the communication act and
should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and
                                                                                     how cultural perceptions and experiences determine how one sends and
satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.
                                                                                     receives messages. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
                                                                                     an understanding of the principles and skills needed to become effective in
COE 125     Work Experience Seminar II
                                                                                     communicating outside one’s primary culture. Prerequisites: Acceptable
            Lecture = 1      Lab = 0      Clinical = 0     Credit = 1
                                                                                     placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
            On Demand
This course provides a seminar component preceding COE 121 Co-op Work
Experience II. Topics include conflict management, ethical issues, as well as
other issues that may arise during the work experience. Upon completion,
students should be able to experience a successful cooperative work experience.
Corequisite: COE 121




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COM 231     Public Speaking (CAA)                                                    COS 113     Cosmetology Concepts II
            Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3                                         Lecture = 4      Lab = 0       Credit = 4
            DAY: Fall • Spring • Summer      EVENING: Spring                                     DAY: Spring
This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of       This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include
speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on         safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and
research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and      hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently
special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to        apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting. Prerequisites: COS 111
prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion      and COS 112 Corequisite: COS 114
with appropriate audiovisual support. Prerequisite: ENG 111
                                                                                     COS 113A Cosmetology Concepts II
                                                                                                 Lecture = 2      Lab = 0       Credit = 2
                                                                                                 On Demand
                                                                                     This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include
Cosmetology                                                                          safety, product knowledge, chemistry, and manicuring. Upon completion, students
                                                                                     should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the
COS 111     Cosmetology Concepts I                                                   salon setting. This course covers one-half of content in COS 113. Prerequisites:
            Lecture = 4          Lab = 0      Credit =4                              COS 111A and COS 112A Corequisite: COS 114A
            DAY: Fall • Spring
This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety,
first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene,        COS 113B Cosmetology Concepts II
product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon                  Lecture = 2      Lab = 0       Credit = 2
completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology                  On Demand
concepts in the salon setting. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or         This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include
RED 080 and ENG 080 and MAT 060 Corequisite: COS 112                                 safety, product knowledge, chemistry, and manicuring. Upon completion, students
                                                                                     should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the
COS 111A Cosmetology Concepts I                                                      salon setting. This course covers one-half of content in COS 113. Prerequisites:
             Lecture = 2         Lab = 0      Credit = 2                             COS 111A and COS 112A Corequisite: COS 114B
             EVENING: Fall • Spring
This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first       COS 114     Salon II
aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, and other               Lecture = 0      Lab = 24      Credit = 8
related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently               DAY: Spring
apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting. This course covers one-half of      This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include
content in COS 111. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080            basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing,
and ENG 080 and MAT 060 Corequisite: COS 112A                                        rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs,
                                                                                     and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and
COS 111B Cosmetology Concepts I                                                      competently demonstrate these salon services. Prerequisites: COS 111 and
             Lecture = 2         Lab = 0      Credit = 2                             COS 112 Corequisite: COS 113
             DAY: Fall • Spring
This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first       COS 114A Salon II
aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene and other                Lecture = 0      Lab = 12      Credit = 4
related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently               On Demand
apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting. This course covers one-half of      This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic
content in COS 111. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A Corequisite:                skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing,
COS 112B                                                                             hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other
                                                                                     related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently
COS 112     Salon I                                                                  demonstrate these salon services. This course covers one-half of content in
            Lecture = 0          Lab = 24     Credit = 8                             COS 114. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A Corequisite: COS 113A
            DAY: Fall • Spring    EVENING: Fall • Spring
This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments,        COS 114B Salon II
shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing,                Lecture = 0      Lab = 12      Credit = 4
relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be                    On Demand
able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services. Prerequisites:            This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include
Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080 and MAT 060 Corequisite:          basic skill care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing,
COS 111                                                                              rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing,
                                                                                     wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able
COS 112A Salon I                                                                     to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services. This course
            Lecture = 0          Lab = 12     Credit = 4                             covers one-half of content in COS 114. Prerequisites: COS 111A and
            DAY: Fall • Spring    EVENING: Fall • Spring                             COS 112A Corequisite: COS 113B
This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments,
shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing,    COS 115     Cosmetology Concepts III
relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able               Lecture = 4      Lab = 0       Credit = 4
to safely and competently demonstrate salon services. This course covers one-half                DAY: Summer
of content included in COS 112. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or        This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include
RED 080 and ENG 080 and MAT 060 Corequisite: COS 111A                                safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/
                                                                                     light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair
COS 112B Salon I                                                                     removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to
            Lecture = 0          Lab = 12     Credit = 4                             safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.
            DAY: Fall • Spring    EVENING: Fall • Spring                             Prerequisites: COS 111 and COS 112 Corequisite: COS 116
This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments,
shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing,
relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should
be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services. This course
covers one-half of content included in COS 112. Prerequisites: COS 111A and
COS 112A Corequisite: COS 111B

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COS 115A Cosmetology Concepts II                                                     COS 117B Cosmetology Concepts IV
            Lecture = 2      Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
            EVENING: Summer                                                                       On Demand
This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include           This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and
safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/   hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology
light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair    concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students
removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to       should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts
safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.        and meet program completion requirements. This course covers one half of the
This course covers one-half of content in COS 115. Prerequisites: COS 111A and       content in COS 117. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A Corequisite:
COS 112A Corequisite: COS 116A                                                       COS 118A

COS 115B Cosmetology Concepts II                                                     COS 118      Salon IV
            Lecture = 2      Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                             Lecture = 0       Lab = 21      Credit = 7
            EVENING: Summer                                                                       DAY: Fall
This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include           This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis
safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/   is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for
light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair    the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students should be
removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to       able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered
safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.        on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level employment
This course covers one half of content in COS 115. Prerequisites: COS 111A and       requirements. Prerequisites: COS 111 and COS 112
COS 112A Corequisite: COS 116B
                                                                                     COS 118A Salon IV
COS 116     Salon III                                                                             Lecture = 0       Lab = 12      Credit = 4
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 12      Credit = 6                                             On Demand
            DAY: Summer                                                              This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis
This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting.          is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation
Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp             for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students
treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring,     should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the
pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able         areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level
to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services. Prerequisites:           employment requirements. This course covers one-half of course content in
COS 111 and COS 112 Corequisite: COS 115                                             COS 118. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A

COS 116A Salon III                                                                   COS 118B Salon IV
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 6       Credit = 2                                             Lecture = 0       Lab = 9       Credit = 3
            EVENING: Summer                                                                       On Demand
This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting.          This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis
Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp             is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation
treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring,     for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students
pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to      should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the
safely and competently demonstrate these salon services. This course covers          areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level
one-half of content in COS 116. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A                 employment requirements. This course covers one-half of course content in
Corequisite: COS 115A                                                                COS 118. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A

COS 116B Salon III                                                                   COS 119      Esthetics Concepts I
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 6       Credit = 2                                             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2
            EVENING: Summer                                                                       DAY: Fall         EVENING: On Demand
This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting.          This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy,
Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp             physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology, and
treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring,     professional ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to      an understanding of the concepts of esthetics and meet course requirements.
safely and competently demonstrate these salon services. This course covers one-     Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080 and
half of content in COS 116. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A Corequisite:        MAT 060 Corequisite: COS 120
COS 115B
                                                                                     COS 119A Esthetics Concepts I
COS 117     Cosmetology Concepts IV                                                               Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
            Lecture = 2      Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                             DAY: On Demand
            DAY: Fall                                                                This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy,
This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and       physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology,
hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology      and professional ethics. This course covers one-half of content in COS 119.
concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students     Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080 and
should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts         MAT 060 Corequisite: COS 120A
and meet program completion requirements. Prerequisites: COS 111 and
COS 112 Corequisite: COS 118                                                         COS 119B Esthetics Concepts I
                                                                                                  Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
COS 117A Cosmetology Concepts IV                                                                  DAY: On Demand
            Lecture = 1      Lab = 0       Credit = 1                                This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy,
            On Demand                                                                physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology,
This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and       and professional ethics. This course covers one-half of content in COS 119.
hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology      Prerequisites: COS 119A and COS 120A Corequisite: COS 120B
concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students
should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts
and meet program completion requirements. This course covers one half of the
content in COS 117. Prerequisites: COS 111A and COS 112A Corequisite:
COS 118A

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COS 120      Esthetics Salon I                                                           COS 126B Esthetics Salon II
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 18      Credit = 6                                               Lecture = 0       Lab = 9       Credit = 3
             DAY: Fall         EVENING: On Demand                                                     DAY: On Demand
This course covers the techniques of esthetics in a comprehensive                        This course provides experience in a simulated esthetics setting. Topics include
experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include client consultation,             machine facials, aromatherapy, massage therapy, electricity, and apparatus. This
facials, body treatments, hair removal, make-up applications, and color                  course covers one-half of content in COS 126. Prerequisites: COS 125A and
analysis. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and                      COS 126A Corequisite: COS 125B
ENG 080 and MAT 060 Corequisite: COS 119
                                                                                         COS 140      Contemporary Design
COS 120A Esthetics Salon I                                                                            Lecture = 1       Lab = 3       Credit = 2
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 18      Credit = 6                                               On Demand
             DAY: On Demand                                                              This course covers methods and techniques for contemporary designs. Emphasis
This course covers the techniques of esthetics in a comprehensive experience in a        is placed on contemporary designs and other related topics. Upon completion,
simulated salon setting. Topics include client consultation, facials, body treatments,   students should be able to demonstrate and apply techniques associated with
hair removal, make-up applications, and color analysis. This course covers one-half      contemporary design. Prerequisite: COS 222
of content in COS 120. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and
ENG 080 and MAT 060 Corequisite: COS 119A                                                COS 223      Contemporary Hair Coloring
                                                                                                      Lecture = 1       Lab = 3       Credit = 2
COS 120B Esthetics Salon I                                                                            On Demand
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 18      Credit = 6                                  This course covers basic color concepts, hair coloring problems, and application
             DAY: On Demand                                                              techniques. Topics include color theory, terminology, contemporary techniques,
This course covers the techniques of esthetics in a comprehensive experience             product knowledge, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should
in a simulated salon setting. Topics include client consultation, facials, body          be able to identify a client’s color needs and safely and competently perform color
treatments, hair removal, make-up applications, and color analysis. This course          applications and correct problems. Prerequisite: COS 111 and COS 112
covers one-half of content in COS 120. Prerequisites: COS 119A and COS 120A
Corequisite: COS 119B                                                                    COS 250      Computerized Salon Operations
                                                                                                      Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
COS 125      Esthetics Concepts II                                                                    DAY: Fall         EVENING: On Demand
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                  This course introduces computer and salon software. Emphasis is placed on
             DAY: Spring       EVENING: On Demand                                        various computer and salon software applications. Upon completion, students
This course covers more comprehensive esthetics concepts. Topics include                 should be able to utilize computer skills and software applications in the
nutrition, business management, makeup, and color analysis. Upon completion,             salon setting. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and
students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the advanced                  ENG 080 and MAT 060
esthetics concepts and meet course requirements. Prerequisites: COS 119 and
COS 120 Corequisite: COS 126

COS 125A Esthetics Concepts II
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
                                                                                         Computer Science
             DAY: On Demand
This course covers more comprehensive esthetics concepts. Topics include                 CSC 133      C Programming
nutrition, business management, makeup, and color analysis. This course                               Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
covers one-half of content in COS 125. Prerequisites: COS 119 and COS 120                This course introduces computer programming using the C programming language
Corequisite: COS 126A                                                                    with structured programming principles. Topics include input/output operations,
                                                                                         iteration, arithmetic operations, arrays, pointers, filters, and other related topics.
COS 125B Esthetics Concepts II                                                           Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1                                  beginning level. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
             DAY: On Demand                                                              MAT 070; CTS 080
This course covers more comprehensive esthetics concepts. Topics include
nutrition, business management, makeup, and color analysis. This course covers           CSC 134      C++ Programming (CAA)
one-half of content in COS 125. Prerequisites: COS 125A and COS 126A                                  Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
Corequisite: COS 126B                                                                    This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming
                                                                                         language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed
COS 126      Esthetics Salon II
                                                                                         on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 18      Credit = 6
                                                                                         objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger.
             DAY: Spring       EVENING: On Demand
                                                                                         Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at
This course provides experience in a simulated esthetics setting. Topics include
                                                                                         a beginning level. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090;
machine facials, aromatherapy, massage therapy, electricity, and apparatus. Upon
                                                                                         CIS 115 or MAT 171
completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program
requirements and the areas covered in the Cosmetology Licensing Examination for          CSC 139      Visual BASIC Programming
Estheticians. Prerequisites: COS 119 and COS 120 Corequisite: COS 125                                 Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
                                                                                         This course introduces computer programming using the Visual BASIC
COS 126A Esthetics Salon II
                                                                                         programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 9       Credit = 3
                                                                                         placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating
             DAY: On Demand
                                                                                         objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon
This course provides experience in a simulated esthetics setting. Topics include
                                                                                         completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning
machine facials, aromatherapy, massage therapy, electricity, and apparatus. This
                                                                                         level. Prerequisite: CIS 115 or permission of instructor
course covers one-half of content in COS 126. Prerequisites: COS 119 and
COS 120 Corequisite: COS 125A                                                            CSC 151      JAVA Programming (CAA)
                                                                                                      Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
                                                                                         This course introduces computer programming using the JAVA programming
                                                                                         language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on
                                                                                         event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects,
                                                                                         classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Prerequisite:
                                                                                         CIS 115 or permission of instructor

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CSC 239      Advanced Visual BASIC Programming                                        CTS 285      Systems Analysis & Design
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course is a continuation of CSC 139 using the Visual BASIC programming           This course introduces established and evolving methodologies for the analysis,
language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on           design, and development of an information system. Emphasis is placed on system
event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects,        characteristics, managing projects, prototyping, CASE/OOM tools, and systems
classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon             development life cycle phases. Upon completion, students should be able to
completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement       analyze a problem and design an appropriate solution using a combination of tools
objects using the appropriate environment. Prerequisite: CSC 139                      and techniques. Prerequisites: CIS 115 and DBA 110 or CSC 139 or CSC 151

CSC 251      Advanced JAVA Programming                                                CTS 289      System Support Project
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                             Lecture = 1       Lab = 4       Credit = 3
This course is a continuation of CSC 151 using the JAVA programming language          This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant support project
with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven       with minimal instructor assistance. Emphasis is placed on written and oral
programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and        communication skills, project definition, documentation, installation, testing,
using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students     presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able
should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the          to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.
appropriate environment. Prerequisite: CSC 151                                        Prerequisite: CTS 285

CSC 289      Programming Capstone Project
             Lecture = 1      Lab = 4       Credit = 3
This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant programming project
from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support.
                                                                                      Database Management Technology
Emphasis is placed on project definition, testing, presentation, and implementation.
Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition     DBA 110      Database Concepts
phase through implementation. Prerequisite: CTS 285                                                Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
                                                                                      This course introduces database design and creation using a DBMS product.
                                                                                      Emphasis is placed on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling,
                                                                                      and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion,
                                                                                      students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures
Computer Information Technology                                                       by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms. Prerequisites:
                                                                                      CIS 110 or CIS 111 or permission of instructor
CTS 080      Computing Fundamentals
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                DBA 115      Database Applications
This course covers fundamental functions and operations of the computer.                           Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
Topics include identification of components and basic computer operations              This course applies concepts learned in DBA 110 to a specific DBMS. Topics include
including introduction to operating systems, the Internet, web browsers, and          manipulating multiple tables, advanced queries, screens and reports, linking, and
communication using World Wide Web. Upon completion, students should be               command files. Upon completion, students should be able to create multiple
able to operate computers, access files, print documents and perform basic             table systems that demonstrate updates, screens, and reports representative of
applications operations.                                                              industry requirements. Prerequisite: DBA 110

CTS 120      Hardware/Software Support
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3
This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including
installation, operations and interactions with software. Topics include component
                                                                                      Drama
identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive
maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system     DRA 112      Literature of the Theatre (CAA)
software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon                       Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and      This course provides a survey of dramatic works from the classical Greek through
software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/         the present. Emphasis is placed on the language of drama, critical theory, and
repair non-functioning personal computers. Prerequisite: CIS 110 or CIS 111           background as well as on play reading and analysis. Upon completion, students
                                                                                      should be able to articulate, orally and in writing, their appreciation and
CTS 125      Presentation Graphics                                                    understanding of dramatic works.
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course provides hands-on experience with a graphics presentation package.        DRA 120      Voice for Performance (CAA)
Topics include terminology, effective chart usage, design and layout, integrating                  Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
hardware components, and enhancing presentations with text, graphics, audio           This course provides guided practice in the proper production of speech for the
and video. Upon completion, students should be able to design and demonstrate         theatre. Emphasis is placed on improving speech, including breathing, articulating,
an effective presentation. Prerequisite: CIS 110 or CIS 111                           pronunciation, and other vocal variables. Upon completion, students should be
                                                                                      able to demonstrate effective theatrical speech.
CTS 130      Spreadsheet
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                DRA 122      Oral Interpretation (CAA)
This course introduces basic spreadsheet design and development. Topics include                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and       This course introduces the dramatistic study of literature through performance.
printing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic          Emphasis is placed on analysis and performance of poetry, drama, and prose
spreadsheets and charts. Prerequisite: CIS 110 or CIS 111 or OST 137                  fiction. Upon completion, students should be able to embody and discuss critically
                                                                                      the speakers inherent in literature.
CTS 230      Advanced Spreadsheet
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                DRA 128      Children’s Theatre (CAA)
This course covers advanced spreadsheet design and development. Topics include                     Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
advanced functions and statistics, charting, macros, databases, and linking. Upon     This course introduces the philosophy and practice involved in producing plays for
completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in designing            young audiences. Topics include the selection of age-appropriate scripts and the
complex spreadsheets. Prerequisite: CTS 130                                           special demands placed on directors, actors, designers, and educators in meeting
                                                                                      the needs of young audiences.


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DRA 130      Acting I (CAA)                                                              DRA 271      Play Production IV (CAA)
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 6       Credit = 3                                               Lecture = 0      Lab = 9       Credit = 3
This course provides an applied study of the actor’s craft. Topics include role          This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in
analysis, training the voice, and body concentration, discipline, and self-evaluation.   the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and
Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity in an acting        techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon
ensemble.                                                                                completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with a
                                                                                         college theatre production. Prerequisite: DRA 270
DRA 131      Acting II (CAA)
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 6       Credit = 3
This course provides additional hands-on practice in the actor’s craft. Emphasis
is placed on further analysis, characterization, growth, and training for acting
competence. Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity
                                                                                         Economics
in an acting ensemble. Prerequisite: DRA 130
                                                                                         ECO 151      Survey of Economics (CAA)
DRA 140      Stagecraft I (CAA)                                                                       Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 6       Credit = 3                                               On Demand
This course introduces the theory and basic construction of stage scenery                This course introduces basic concepts of micro- and macroeconomics. Topics
and properties. Topics include stage carpentry, scene painting, stage electrics,         include supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, prices and wages,
properties, and backstage organization. Upon completion, students should be able         money, interest rates, banking system, unemployment, inflation, taxes,
to pursue vocational and avocational roles in technical theatre.                         government spending, and international trade. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                         be able to explain alternative solutions for economic problems faced by private and
DRA 141      Stagecraft II (CAA)                                                         government sectors. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 6       Credit = 3                                  ENG 090 and MAT 070
This course provides additional hands-on practice in the elements of stagecraft.
Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the arts and crafts of            ECO 251      Principles of Microeconomics (CAA)
technical theatre. Upon completion, students should be able to pursue vocational                      Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
or avocational roles in technical theatre. Prerequisite: DRA 140                         This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry
                                                                                         choices in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and
DRA 145      Stage Make-up (CAA)                                                         demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures,
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 1       Credit = 1                                  factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention.
This course covers the research, design, selection of materials, and application         Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer
of stage make-up, prosthetics, wigs, and hairpieces. Emphasis is placed on the           and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives.
development of techniques, style, and presentation of the finished make-up. Upon          Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090 and
completion, students should be able to create and apply make-up, prosthetics,            MAT 070
and hairpieces.
                                                                                         ECO 252      Principles of Macroeconomics (CAA)
DRA 170      Play Production I (CAA)                                                                  Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3

             Lecture = 0       Lab = 9       Credit = 3                                  This course introduces economic analysis of aggregate employment, income, and
This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in            prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought; aggregate supply and
the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and          demand; economic measures, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking;
techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon           stabilization techniques; and international trade. Upon completion, students should
completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with          be able to evaluate national economic components, conditions, and alternatives for
a college theatre production.                                                            achieving socioeconomic goals. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
                                                                                         RED 090 and ENG 090 and MAT 070
DRA 171      Play Production II (CAA)
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 9       Credit = 3
This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in
the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and
techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon           Early Childhood Education
completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with a
college theatre production. Prerequisite: DRA 170                                        EDU 119      Introduction to Early Childhood Education
                                                                                                      Lecture = 4      Lab = 0       Credit = 4
DRA 211      Theatre History I (CAA)                                                     This course covers the foundations of the education profession, the diverse
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  educational settings for young children, professionalism and planning
This course covers the development of theatre from its origin to the closing of the      developmentally appropriate programs for all children. Topics include historical
British theatre in 1642. Topics include the history, aesthetics, and representative      foundations, program types, career options, professionalism and creating inclusive
dramatic literature of the period. Upon completion, students should be able to trace     environments and curriculum responsive needs of all children and families. Upon
the evolution of theatre and recognize the styles and types of world drama.              completion, students should be able to design career plans and develop schedules,
                                                                                         environments and activity plans appropriate for all children.
DRA 212      Theatre History II (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  EDU 131      Child, Family & Community
This course covers the development of theatre from 1660 through the diverse                           Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
influences which shaped the theatre of the twentieth century. Topics include the          This course covers the development of partnerships between culturally and
history, aesthetics, and representative dramatic literature of the period. Upon          linguistically diverse families, children, schools and communities. Emphasis is
completion, students should be able to trace the evolution of theatre and recognize      placed on developing skills and identifying benefits for establishing, supporting,
the styles and types of world drama.                                                     and maintaining respectful, collaborative relationships between diverse families,
                                                                                         programs/schools, and community agencies/resources. Upon completion, students
DRA 270      Play Production III (CAA)                                                   should be able to explain appropriate relationships between families, educators,
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 9       Credit = 3                                  and professionals that enhance development and educational experiences of
This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in            all children. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and
the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and          ENG 080
techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon
completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with a
college theatre production. Prerequisite: DRA 171
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EDU 144      Child Development I                                                        EDU 153      Health, Safety & Nutrition
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course includes the theories of child development, needs, milestones, and          This course covers promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of all
factors that influence development from conception through approximately 36              children. Topics include health and nutritional guidelines, common childhood
months. Emphasis is placed on developmental sequences in physical/motor,                illnesses, maintaining safe and healthy learning environments, recognition and
emotional/social, cognitive, and language domains and the impact of multiple            reporting of abuse and neglect and state regulations. Upon completion, students
influences on development and learning. Upon completion, students should be              should be able to demonstrate knowledge of health, safety, and nutritional needs,
able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain        safe learning environments, and adhere to state regulations. Prerequisites:
environmental factors that impact development, and identify strategies for enhancing    Acceptable placement scores or ENG 080 and RED 080
development. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and
ENG 080                                                                                 EDU 186      Reading & Writing Methods
                                                                                                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
EDU 145      Child Development II                                                       This course covers concepts, resources, and methods for teaching reading
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 and writing to school-age children. Topics include the importance of literacy,
This course includes the theories of child development, needs, milestones, and          learning styles, skills assessment, various reading and writing approaches, and
factors that influence development from preschool through middle childhood.              instructional strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to assess,
Emphasis is placed on developmental sequences in physical/motor, emotional/             plan, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate reading and writing
social, cognitive, and language domains and the impact of multiple influences on         experiences. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
development and learning. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/          ENG 090; EDU 145
contrast typical/atypical development characteristics, explain environmental factors
that impact development, and identify strategies for enhancing development.             EDU 216      Foundations of Education (CAA)
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080;                                   Lecture = 4      Lab = 0       Credit = 4
EDU 144                                                                                 This course introduces the American educational system and the teaching
                                                                                        profession. Topics include historical and philosophical foundations of education,
EDU 146      Child Guidance                                                             contemporary educational, structural, legal, and financial issues, and experiences
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 in public school classrooms. Upon completion, students should be able to relate
This course introduces principles and practical techniques including the design of      classroom observations in the roles of teachers and schools and the process of
learning environments for providing developmentally appropriate guidance for all        teacher education. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or ENG 090
children, including those at risk. Emphasis is placed on observation skills, cultural   and RED 090; ENG 111
influences, underlying causes of behavior, appropriate expectations, development
of self control and the role of communication and guidance. Upon completion,            EDU 221      Children with Exceptionalities (CAA)
students should be able to demonstrate direct/indirect strategies for preventing                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
problem behaviors, teaching appropriate/acceptable behaviors, negotiation, setting      This course introduces children with exceptionalities, their families, support
limits, and recognizing at risk behaviors. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement          services, inclusive/diverse settings, and educational/family plans based on the
scores or ENG 080 and RED 080 Corequisite: EDU 145                                      foundations of child development. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of
                                                                                        exceptionalities, observation and assessment of children, strategies for adapting
EDU 147      Behavior Disorders                                                         the learning environment, and identification of community resources. Upon
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the
This course is a comprehensive study of behavior disorders encompassing                 referral process, and depict collaboration with families/professionals to plan/
characteristics, assessments and placement alternatives. Topics include legislation,    implement, and promote best practice. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement
appropriate management interventions, and placement options for children                scores or ENG 090 and RED 090; EDU 144 and EDU 145
with behavior disorders. Upon completion, students should be able to identify,
develop, and utilize appropriate behavior management applications. Prerequisite:        EDU 222      Learn with Behavioral Disorders
EDU 146 Corequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and                                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
ENG 090; EDU 146                                                                        This course provides a comprehensive study of learners with behavioral disorders
                                                                                        encompassing characteristics, assessments, placement alternatives, inclusion
EDU 148      Learning Disabilities                                                      and family interventions. Topics include legislation, appropriate management
             Lecture = 4       Lab = 2       Credit = 5                                 interventions, and placement options for children with behavior disorders. Upon
This course is a comprehensive study of the characteristics, teaching strategies,       completion, students should be able to identify, develop, and utilize positive
assessment tools, and placement alternatives for children with learning disabilities.   behavior support systems. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
Topics include characteristics, causes, assessment instruments, learning                RED 090 and ENG 090; EDU 144, EDU 145 and EDU 146
strategies, and collaborative methods for children with learning disabilities.
Upon completion, students should be able to assist in identifying, assessing,           EDU 223      Specific Learning Disabilities
and providing educational interventions for children with learning disabilities.                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
Prerequisite: EDU 145 Corequisites: Acceptable placement scores or                      This course provides a comprehensive study of characteristics, alternative
RED 090 and ENG 090                                                                     assessments, teaching strategies, placement options, inclusion, and family
                                                                                        intervention for children with specific learning disabilities. Topics include causes,
EDU 151      Creative Activities                                                        assessment, instruments, learning strategies, and collaborative/inclusion methods
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 for children with specific learning disabilities. Upon completion, students should
This course covers planning, creation and adaptation of developmentally supportive      be able to assist in identifying, assessing, and providing educational interventions
learning environments with attention to curriculum, interactions, teaching              for children with specific learning disabilities and their families. Prerequisites:
practices and learning materials. Emphasis is placed on creating and adapting           Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090; EDU 144 and EDU 145
integrated, meaningful, challenging and engaging developmentally supportive
learning experiences in art, music, movement and dramatics for all children. Upon       EDU 234      Infants, Toddlers & Twos
completion, students should be able to create, adapt, implement and evaluate                         Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
developmentally supportive learning materials, experiences and environments.            This course covers the unique needs and rapid changes that occur in the first
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 080 and ENG 080                       three years of life and the inter-related factors that influence development.
                                                                                        Emphasis is placed on recognizing and supporting developmental milestones
                                                                                        through purposeful strategies, responsive care routines and identifying elements
                                                                                        of quality, inclusive early care and education. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                        be able to demonstrate respectful relationships that provide a foundation for
                                                                                        healthy infant/toddler/twos development, plan/select activities/materials, and
                                                                                        partner with diverse families. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
                                                                                        RED 090 and ENG 090; EDU 119 and EDU 144

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EDU 235      School-Age Development & Program                                           EDU 271      Educational Technology
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course includes developmentally appropriate practices in group settings            This course introduces the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in all
for school-age children. Emphasis is placed on principles of development,               educational settings. Topics include technology concepts, instructional strategies,
environmental planning, and positive guidance techniques. Upon completion,              materials and adaptive technology for children with exceptionalities, facilitation of
students should be able to discuss developmental principles for all children ages       assessment/evaluation, and ethical issues surrounding the use of technology. Upon
five to twelve and plan and implement developmentally-appropriate activities.            completion, students should be able to apply technology enhanced instructional
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                       strategies, use a variety of technology resources, and demonstrate appropriate
                                                                                        technology skills in educational environments. Prerequisites: Acceptable
EDU 247      Sensory & Physical Disabilities                                            placement scores or ENG 090 and RED 090; CTS 080 and EDU 259
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course covers characteristics, intervention strategies, assistive technologies,    EDU 275      Effective Teacher Training
and inclusive practices for children with sensory and physical disabilities.                         Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2
Topics include inclusive placement options, utilization of support services,            This course provides specialized training using an experienced-based approach
other health impairments and family involvement for children with sensory and           to learning. Topics include instructional preparation and presentation, student
physical disabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and         interaction, time management, learning expectations, evaluation, and curriculum
utilize intervention strategies and service delivery options for those specific          principles and planning. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and
disabilities. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and                 present a six-step lesson plan and demonstrate ways to improve students’ time-on-
ENG 090; EDU 144 and EDU 145                                                            task. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090

EDU 248      Developmental Delays                                                       EDU 280      Language & Literacy Experiences
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course covers the causes and assessment of developmental delays and                This course is designed to expand students’ understanding of children’s language
individualizes instruction and curriculum for children with developmental delays.       and literacy development and provides strategies for enhancing language/
Emphasis is placed on definition, characteristics, assessment, educational strategies,   literacy experiences in an enriched environment. Topics include selection of
inclusion, family involvement, and services for children with developmental             diverse literature and interactive media, the integration of literacy concepts
delays. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, assess, and plan          throughout the curriculum, appropriate observations/assessments and inclusive
educational intervention strategies for children with developmental delays and their    practices. Upon completion, students should be able to select, plan, implement
families. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090;            and evaluate developmentally appropriate and diverse language/literacy
EDU 144 and EDU 145                                                                     experiences. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
                                                                                        ENG 090; EDU 145
EDU 251      Exploration Activities
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 EDU 281      Instructional Strategies/Reading & Writing
This course covers discovery experiences in science, math, and social studies.                       Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
Emphasis is placed on developing concepts for each area and encouraging                 This course covers the concepts, resources, and methods for teaching reading
young children to explore, discover, and construct concepts. Upon completion,           and writing to elementary through middle-grade children. Topics include the
students should be able to discuss the discovery approach to teaching, explain          importance of literacy, learning styles, skills assessment, various reading and
major concepts in each area, and plan appropriate experiences for children.             writing approaches and instructional strategies. Upon completion, students should
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                       be able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate school-age literacy experiences
                                                                                        as related to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Prerequisites:
EDU 259      Curriculum Planning                                                        Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course is designed to focus on curriculum planning for three to                    EDU 282      Early Childhood Literature
five year olds. Topics include philosophy, curriculum models, indoor and                             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
outdoor environments, scheduling, authentic assessment, and planning                    This course covers the history, selection, and integration of literature and
developmentally appropriate experiences. Upon completion, students should               language in the early childhood curriculum. Topics include the history
be able to evaluate children’s development, critique curriculum, plan for               and selection of developmentally appropriate children’s literature and
individual and group needs, and assess and create quality environments.                 the use of books and other media to enhance language and literacy
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090;                      in the classroom. Upon completion, students should be able to select
EDU 119 and EDU 145                                                                     appropriate books for storytelling, reading aloud, puppetry, flannel board
                                                                                        use, and other techniques. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
EDU 261      Early Childhood Administration I                                           RED 090 and ENG 090
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces principles of basic programming and staffing, budgeting/          EDU 284      Early Childhood Capstone Prac
financial management and marketing, and rules and regulations of diverse                              Lecture = 1       Lab = 9       Credit = 4
early childhood programs. Topics include program structure and philosophy,              This course is designed to allow students to apply skills in a three star (minimum)
standards of NC child care programs, finance, funding resources, and staff               or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis
and organizational management. Upon completion, students should be able                 is placed on designing, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate
to develop components of program/personnel handbooks, a program budget,                 activities and environments for all children; supporting/involving families; and
and demonstrate knowledge of fundamental marketing strategies and NC                    modeling reflective and professional practices. Upon completion, students should be
standards. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and                    able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate plans/assessments, appropriate
ENG 090                                                                                 guidance techniques and ethical/professional behaviors as indicated by assignments
                                                                                        and onsite faculty visits. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
EDU 262      Early Childhood Administration II                                          RED 090 and ENG 090; EDU 119, EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 146, EDU 151 and
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                 EDU 259
This course focuses on advocacy/leadership, public relations/community
outreach and program quality/evaluation for diverse early childhood programs.           EDU 285      Internship Exp-School Age
Topics include program evaluation/accreditation, involvement in early childhood                      Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
professional organizations, leadership/mentoring, family, volunteer and community       This course provides an opportunity to discuss internship experiences with
involvement and early childhood advocacy. Upon completion, students should be           peers and faculty. Emphasis is placed on evaluating and integrating practicum
able to define and evaluate all components of early childhood programs, develop          experiences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
strategies for advocacy and integrate community into programs. Prerequisites:           competence in early childhood education. Prerequisites: MAT 060,
Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090; EDU 261                             ENG 111, and curriculum core requirements Corequisite: COE 121


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Education for Lateral Entry Teachers                                                  Electricity

EDU 163      Classroom Management & Instruction (CAA)                                 ELC 111      Introduction to Electricity
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course covers management and instructional techniques with school-age            This course introduces the fundamental concepts of electricity and test equipment
populations. Topics include classroom management and organization, teaching           to non-electrical/electronic majors. Topics include basic DC and AC principles
strategies, individual student differences and learning styles, and developmentally   (voltage, resistance, current, impedance); components (resistors, inductors, and
appropriate classroom guidance techniques. Upon completion, students should be        capacitors); power; and operation of test equipment. Upon completion, students
able to utilize developmentally appropriate behavior management and instructional     should be able to construct and analyze simple DC and AC circuits using electrical
strategies that enhance the teaching/learning process and promote students’           test equipment.
academic success. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090
and ENG 090 .                                                                         ELC 113      Basic Wiring I
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2       Lab = 6       Credit = 4
EDU 243      Learning Theory                                                          This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in electrical
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include
This course provides lateral entry teachers an introduction to learning theory,       NEC, electrical safety, and electrical blueprint reading; planning, layout; and
various styles of learning, and motivational factors involved in the learning         installation of electrical distribution equipment; lighting; overcurrent protection;
process. Emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive skills using the          conductors; branch circuits; and conduits. Upon completion, students should be
eight types of intelligence and applying these to practical classroom situations.     able to properly install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment
Upon completion, students should be able to describe theories and styles of           associated with basic electrical installations.
learning and discuss the relationship between different types of intelligence
to learning motivation. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or                 ELC 115      Industrial Wiring
RED 090 and ENG 090                                                                                Lecture = 2       Lab = 6       Credit = 4
                                                                                      This course covers layout, planning, and installation of wiring systems in
EDU 245      Policies & Procedures                                                    industrial facilities. Emphasis is placed on industrial wiring methods and materials.
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                Upon completion, students should be able to install industrial systems and
This course is designed to introduce new lateral entry teachers to the policies and   equipment.
procedures established by the local education agency. Topics include emergency
situation procedures, acceptable discipline, chain of command, role of mentors,       ELC 125      Diagrams & Schematics
evaluation procedures, employment requirements, dress codes, and other                             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2

policies and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to explain          This course covers the interpretation of electrical diagrams, schematics,
the policies and procedures to students, parents, or others and discuss the           and drawings common to electrical applications. Emphasis is placed
purpose of each policy category. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or        on reading and interpreting electrical diagrams and schematics. Upon
RED 090 and ENG 090                                                                   completion, students should be able to read and interpret electrical
                                                                                      diagrams and schematics. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
EDU 271      Educational Technology                                                   CTS 080 Corequisite: ELC 111 or ELC 131
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3
                                                                                      ELC 128      Introduction to PLC
This course introduces the use of technology to enhance teaching and
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2       Lab = 3       Credit = 3
learning in all educational settings. Topics include technology concepts,
                                                                                      This course introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) and its associated
instructional strategies, materials and adaptive technology for children with
                                                                                      applications. Topics include ladder logic diagrams, input/output modules, power
exceptionalities, facilitation of assessment/evaluation, and ethical issues
                                                                                      supplies, surge protection, selection/installation of controllers, and interfacing of
surrounding the use of technology. Upon completion, students should be
                                                                                      controllers with equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to install
able to apply technology enhanced instructional strategies, use a variety
                                                                                      PLCs and create simple programs. Prerequisites: ELC 131 and ELN 133
of technology resources, and demonstrate appropriate technology skills in
educational environments. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
RED 090 and ENG 090; CTS 080 and EDU 259                                              ELC 131      DC/AC Circuit Analysis
                                                                                                   Lecture = 4       Lab = 3       Credit = 5
                                                                                      This course introduces DC and AC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis,
                                                                                      measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include DC and AC
Engineering                                                                           principles, circuit analysis laws and theorems, components, test equipment
                                                                                      operation, circuit simulation software, and other related topics. Upon completion,
                                                                                      students should be able to interpret circuit schematics; design, construct, verify,
EGR 285      Design Project                                                           and analyze DC/AC circuits; and properly use test equipment. Prerequisite:
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 4       Credit = 2                                Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 or permission of instructor Corequisite:
This course provides the opportunity to design and construct an instructor-           MAT 121
approved project using previously acquired skills. Emphasis is placed on selection,
proposal, design, construction, testing, and documentation of the approved            ELC 135      Electrical Machines I
project. Upon completion, students should be able to present and demonstrate                       Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
operational projects. Students should take this course only after completing all      This course covers magnetic circuits, transformers, DC/AC machines, and the
other electronics courses.                                                            three-phase circuit fundamentals including power factor. Topics include magnetic
                                                                                      terms and calculations, transformer calculations based on primary or secondary
                                                                                      equivalent circuits, and regulation and efficiency calculations. Upon completion,
                                                                                      students should be able to perform regulation and efficiency calculations for DC/AC
                                                                                      machine circuits. Prerequisites: ELC 125 and ELC 131

                                                                                      ELC 228      PLC Applications
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2       Lab = 6       Credit = 4
                                                                                      This course continues the study of the programming and applications of
                                                                                      programmable logic controllers. Emphasis is placed on advanced programming,
                                                                                      networking, advanced I/O modules, reading and interpreting error codes, and
                                                                                      troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to program and
                                                                                      troubleshoot programmable logic controllers. Prerequisite: ELC 128


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Electronics                                                                           ELN 264      Advanced Communication
                                                                                                   Lecture = 4        Lab = 3       Credit = 5
                                                                                      This course provides an in-depth study of high-frequency RF circuits. Topics include
ELN 131      Semiconductor Applications                                               RF, microwave circuits, transmission media, radar and antenna systems, and
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4                                energy sources. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operating
This course includes semiconductor-based devices such as diodes, bipolar              units; safely test, adjust, and troubleshoot systems; and demonstrate and design
transistors, FETs, thermistors, and related components. Emphasis is placed on         a simple system. Prerequisite: ELN 234
analysis, selection, biasing, and applications in power supplies, small signal
amplifiers, and switching and control circuits. Upon completion, students should
be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot discrete component circuits
using appropriate techniques and test equipment. Prerequisite: ELC 131
                                                                                      Emergency Medical Science
ELN 132      Linear IC Applications
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4                                EMS 110      EMT - Basic
This course introduces the characteristics and applications of linear integrated                   Lecture = 5        Lab = 6      Clinical = 0       Credit = 7
circuits. Topics include op-amp circuits, differential amplifiers, instrumentation     This course introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include
amplifiers, waveform generators, active filters, PLLs, and IC voltage regulators.       preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants
Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and           and children, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to
troubleshoot linear integrated circuits using appropriate techniques and test         demonstrate the skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National
equipment. Prerequisite: ELN 131                                                      Registry EMT-Basic certification. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
                                                                                      RED 090
ELN 133      Digital Electronics
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4                                EMS 120      Intermediate Interventions
This course covers combinational and sequential logic circuits. Topics include                     Lecture = 2        Lab = 3      Clinical = 0       Credit = 3
number systems, Boolean algebra, logic families, MSI and LSI circuits, AD/DA          This course is designed to provide the necessary information for interventions
converters, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able        appropriate to the EMT-Intermediate and is required for intermediate certification.
to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot digital circuits using appropriate    Topics include automated external defibrillation, basic cardiac electrophysiology,
techniques and test equipment. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or          intravenous therapy, venipuncture, acid-base balance, and fluids and electrolytes.
CTS 080 and MAT 070                                                                   Upon completion, students should be able to properly establish an IV line, obtain
                                                                                      venous blood, utilize AEDs, and correctly interpret arterial blood gases. Prerequisites:
ELN 231      Industrial Controls                                                      Acceptable placement scores or ENG 090/090A and EMS 110 Corequisites:
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3                                EMS 121, EMS 130, and EMS 131
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of control of rotating machinery
and associated peripheral devices. Topics include rotating machine theory, ladder     EMS 121      EMS Clinical Practicum I
logic, electromechanical and solid state relays, motor controls, pilot devices,                    Lecture = 0        Lab = 0      Clinical = 6       Credit = 2
three-phase power systems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students        This course is the initial hospital and field internship and is required for
should be able to interpret schematics and demonstrate an understanding of            intermediate and paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-
electromechanical and electronic control of rotating machinery. Prerequisite:         level care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence
ELC 135                                                                               with intermediate-level skills. This course will be graded on a Pass-Fail basis.
                                                                                      Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or ENG 090; EMS 110 Corequisites:
ELN 232      Introduction to Microprocessors                                          EMS 120, EMS 130, and EMS 131
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
This course introduces microprocessor architecture and microcomputer systems          EMS 130      Pharmacology I for EMS
including memory and input/output interfacing. Topics include assembly language                    Lecture = 1        Lab = 3      Clinical = 0       Credit = 2
programming, bus architecture, bus cycle types, I/O systems, memory systems,          This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication
interrupts, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to     administration and is required for intermediate and paramedic certification.
interpret, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor circuits      Topics include terminology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, weights,
and programs using appropriate techniques and test equipment. Prerequisites:          measures, drug calculations, legislation, and administration routes. Upon
CSC 133 and ELN 133                                                                   completion, students should be able to accurately calculate drug dosages, properly
                                                                                      administer medications, and demonstrate general knowledge of pharmacology.
ELN 233      Microprocessor Systems                                                   Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or ENG 090 and MAT 070; EMS 110
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4                                Corequisites: EMS 120 and EMS 131
This course covers the application and design of microprocessor control
systems. Topics include control and interfacing of systems using AD/                  EMS 131      Advanced Airway Management
DA, serial/parallel I/O, communication protocols, and other related                                Lecture = 1        Lab = 2      Clinical = 0       Credit = 2
applications. Upon completion, students should be able to design, construct,          This course is designed to provide advanced airway management techniques and
program, verify, analyze, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor                 is required for intermediate and paramedic certification. Topics include respiratory
interface and control circuits using related equipment. Prerequisite:                 anatomy and physiology, airway, ventilation, adjuncts, surgical intervention, and
ELN 232                                                                               rapid sequence intubation. Upon completion, students should be able to properly
                                                                                      utilize all airway adjuncts and pharmacology associated with airway control and
ELN 234      Communication Systems                                                    maintenance. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or ENG 090; EMS 110
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4                                Corequisites: EMS 120 and EMS 130
This course introduces the fundamentals of electronic communication systems.
Topics include the frequency spectrum, electrical noise, modulation techniques,       EMS 140      Rescue Scene Management
characteristics of transmitters and receivers, and digital communications.                         Lecture = 1        Lab = 3      Clinical = 0       Credit = 2
Upon completion, students should be able to interpret analog and digital              This course introduces rescue scene management and is required for paramedic
communication circuit diagrams, analyze transmitter and receiver circuits,            certification. Topics include response to hazardous material conditions, medical
and use appropriate communication test equipment. Prerequisites:                      incident command, and extrication of patients from a variety of situations. Upon
ELN 131 and ELN 133                                                                   completion, students should be able to recognize and manage rescue operations
                                                                                      based upon initial and follow-up scene assessment.




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EMS 150     Emergency Vehicles & EMS Communication                                   EMS 241      EMS Clinical Practicum IV
            Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2                             Lecture = 0       Lab = 0      Clinical = 9      Credit = 3
This course examines the principles governing emergency vehicles, maintenance        This course is a continuation of the hospital and field internship required for
of emergency vehicles, and EMS communication equipment and is required for           paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on advanced-level care. Upon
paramedic certification. Topics include applicable motor vehicle laws affecting       completion, students should be able to provide advanced-level patient care
emergency vehicle operation, defensive driving, collision avoidance techniques,      as an entry-level paramedic. This course will be graded on a pass-fail basis.
communication systems, and information management systems. Upon completion,          Prerequisite: EMS 231
students should have a basic knowledge of emergency vehicles, maintenance,
and communication needs.                                                             EMS 250      Advanced Medical Emergencies
                                                                                                  Lecture = 2       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
EMS 210     Advanced Patient Assessment                                              This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered
            Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2                in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include
This course covers advanced patient assessment techniques and is required for        pulmonology, neurology, endocrinology, anaphylaxis, gastroenterology, toxicology,
paramedic certification. Topics include initial assessment, medical-trauma history,   and environmental emergencies integrating case presentation and emphasizing
field impression, complete physical exam process, on-going assessment, and            pharmacotherapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize
documentation skills. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic      and manage frequently encountered medical conditions based upon initial patient
communication skills and record and report collected patient data. Prerequisites:    impression.
EMS 120, EMS 121, EMS 130, and EMS 131
                                                                                     EMS 260      Advanced Trauma Emergencies
EMS 220     Cardiology                                                                            Lecture = 1       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 2
            Lecture = 2      Lab = 6      Clinical = 0     Credit = 4                This course provides in-depth study of trauma including pharmacological
This course provides an in-depth study of cardiovascular emergencies                 interventions for conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting
and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include anatomy and              and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include hemorrhage
physiology, pathophysiology, rhythm interpretation, cardiac pharmacology,            control, shock, burns, and trauma to head, spine, soft tissue, thoracic,
and patient treatment. Upon completion, students should be able to certify           abdominal, and musculoskeletal areas with case presentations utilized for
at the Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider level utilizing American               special problems situations. Upon completion, students should be able to
Heart Association guidelines. Prerequisites: EMS 120, EMS 130, and                   recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient impressions
EMS 131                                                                              and should meet requirements of BTLS or PHTLS courses. Prerequisites:
                                                                                     EMS 120, EMS 121, EMS 130, and EMS 131
EMS 221     EMS Clinical Practicum II
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 0      Clinical = 9     Credit = 3                EMS 270      Life Span Emergencies
This course is a continuation of the hospital and field internship required for                    Lecture = 2       Lab = 2      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on advanced-level care. Upon              This course, required for paramedic certification, covers medical/ethical/legal
completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in             issues and the spectrum of age-specific emergencies from conception through
advanced-level patient care. This course will be graded on a pass-fail basis.        death. Topics include gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric
Prerequisite: EMS 121                                                                emergencies and pharmacological therapeutics. Upon completion, students
                                                                                     should be able to recognize and treat age-specific emergencies and certify at
EMS 230     Pharmacology II for EMS                                                  the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider level. Prerequisites: EMS 120,
            Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2                EMS 130, and EMS 131
This course explores the fundamental classification and action of common
pharmacologic agents. Emphasis is placed on the action and use of compounds          EMS 280      EMS Bridging Course
most commonly encountered in the treatment of chronic and acutely ill patients.                   Lecture = 2       Lab = 2      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate general knowledge of         This course is designed to bridge the knowledge gained in a continuing
drugs covered during the course. Prerequisite: EMS 130                               education paramedic program with the knowledge gained in an EMS curriculum
                                                                                     program. Topics include patient assessment, documentation, twelve-lead ECG
EMS 231     EMS Clinical Practicum II                                                analysis, thrombolytic agents, cardiac pacing, and advanced pharmacology.
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 0      Clinical = 9     Credit = 3                Upon completion, students should be able to perform advanced patient
This course is a continuation of the hospital and field internship required for       assessment documentation using the problem-oriented medical record format
paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on advanced-level care. Upon              and manage complicated patients. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in             RED 090
advanced-level patient care. This course will be graded on a pass-fail basis.
Prerequisite: EMS 221                                                                EMS 285      EMS Capstone
                                                                                                  Lecture = 1       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 2
EMS 235     EMS Management                                                           This course provides an opportunity to demonstrate problem-solving skills as
            Lecture = 2      Lab = 0      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2                a team leader in simulated patient scenarios and is required for paramedic
This course stresses the principles of managing a modern emergency medical           certification. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, integration of didactic and
service system. Topics include structure and function of municipal governments,      psychomotor skills, and effective performance in simulated emergency situations.
EMS grantsmanship, finance, regulatory agencies, system management, legal             Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and appropriately respond
issues, and other topics relevant to the EMS manager. Upon completion, students      to a variety of EMS-related events. Prerequisites: EMS 220, EMS 250, and
should be able to understand the principles of managing emergency medical service    EMS 260
delivery systems. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090

EMS 240     Special Needs Patients
            Lecture = 1      Lab = 2      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of dealing
with special needs patients and is required for paramedic certification.
Topics include behavioral emergencies, abuse, assault, challenged patients,
personal well-being, home care, and psychotherapeutic pharmacology. Upon
completion, students should be able to recognize and manage frequently
encountered special needs patients. Prerequisites: EMS 120, EMS 121,
EMS 130, and EMS 131




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English                                                                                ENG 111      Expository Writing (CAA)
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
Student placement in preparatory courses is based on individual college                This course is the required first course in a series of two designed to develop the
assessment policies and procedures. Students must begin preparatory course work        ability to produce clear expository prose. Emphasis is placed on the writing process
at the appropriate level indicated by the College’s assessment process.                including audience analysis, topic selection, thesis support and development,
                                                                                       editing, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce
ENG 060      Speaking English Well                                                     unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English. Also, upon
             Lecture = 2          Lab = 0   Credit = 2
                                                                                       completion students should be able to demonstrate basic word processing skills and
             On Demand
                                                                                       to access appropriate information from a variety of online sources. Prerequisites:
This course is designed to improve conversational skills. Emphasis is placed on        Acceptable placement scores or CTS 080
practice using fluent standard spoken English. Upon completion, students should
be able to converse comfortably in a variety of situations. This course does not       ENG 112      Argument-Based Research (CAA)
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
satisfy the developmental reading and writing prerequisite for ENG 111
                                                                                       This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques,
                                                                                       documentation styles, and argumentative strategies. Emphasis is placed on
ENG 080      Writing Foundations                                                       analyzing data and incorporating research findings into documented argumentative
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 2   Credit = 4                                 essays and research projects. Upon completion, students should be able to
This course introduces the writing process and stresses effective sentences.           summarize, paraphrase, interpret, and synthesize information from primary and
Emphasis is placed on applying the conventions of written English, reflecting           secondary sources using standard research format and style. Prerequisite:
standard usage and mechanics in structuring a variety of sentences. Upon               ENG 111
completion, students should be able to write correct sentences and a unified,
coherent paragraph. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading and
writing prerequisite for ENG 111.                                                      ENG 113      Literature-Based Research (CAA)
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
                                                                                       This course, the second in a series of two, expands the concepts developed
ENG 090      Composition Strategies                                                    in ENG 111 by focusing on writing that involves literature-based research and
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0   Credit = 3                                 documentation. Emphasis is placed on critical reading and thinking and the analysis
This course provides practice in the writing process and stresses effective            and interpretation of prose, poetry, and drama: plot, characterization, theme,
paragraphs. Emphasis is placed on learning and applying the conventions of             cultural context, etc. Upon completion, students should be able to construct
standard written English in developing paragraphs within the essay. Upon               mechanically-sound, documented essays and research papers that analyze
completion, students should be able to compose a variety of paragraphs and a
                                                                                       and respond to literary works. Prerequisites: ENG 111 and evidence of basic
unified, coherent essay. This course satisfies the writing prerequisite for ENG 111.
                                                                                       computer competency
Prerequisite: ENG 080 Corequisite: ENG 090A

                                                                                       ENG 114      Professional Research & Reporting (CAA)
ENG 090A Composition Strategies Lab
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
             Lecture = 0          Lab = 2   Credit = 1
                                                                                       This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional
This writing lab is designed to practice the skills introduced in ENG 090. Emphasis
                                                                                       communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and
is placed on learning and applying the conventions of standard written English in
                                                                                       thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations.
developing paragraphs within the essay. Upon completion, students should be able
                                                                                       Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively
to compose a variety of paragraphs and a unified, coherent essay. Prerequisite:
                                                                                       to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations.
ENG 080 Corequisite: ENG 090
                                                                                       Prerequisites: ENG 111 and evidence of basic computer competency

ENG 095      Reading & Composition Strategies
                                                                                       ENG 231      American Literature I (CAA)
             Lecture = 5          Lab = 0   Credit = 5
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
             On Demand
                                                                                       This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to
This course uses whole language to strengthen proficiency in reading and writing
                                                                                       1865. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary
for college. Emphasis is placed on applying critical reading skills to narrative and
                                                                                       analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should
expository texts and on using the writing process. Upon completion, students
                                                                                       be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and
should be able to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate college texts and to compose
                                                                                       cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 113 or ENG 114
essays in preparation for college writing. This course satisfies the reading and
writing prerequisite for ENG 111. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores
or RED 090 and ENG 080                                                                 ENG 232      American Literature II (CAA)
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
                                                                                       This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present.
ENG 102      Applied Communications II
                                                                                       Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0   Credit = 3
                                                                                       of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able
             DAY: Fall • Spring
                                                                                       to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural
This course is designed to enhance writing and speaking skills for the workplace.
                                                                                       contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 113 or ENG 114
Emphasis is placed on generating short writings such as job application documents,
memoranda, and reports and developing interpersonal communication skills
with employees and the public. Upon completion, students should be able to             ENG 241      British Literature I (CAA)
prepare effective, short, and job-related written and oral communications.                          Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
This is a diploma-level course. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or          This course covers selected works in British literature from its beginnings to the
RED 080 and ENG 080                                                                    Romantic Period. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and
                                                                                       literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students
                                                                                       should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical
                                                                                       and cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 113 or ENG 114




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ENG 242      British Literature II (CAA)                                               FIP 124      Fire Protection & Public Education
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course covers selected works in British literature from Romantic Period to the    This course introduces fire prevention concepts as they relate to community and
present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary   industrial operations. Topics include the development and maintenance of fire
analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should        prevention programs, educational programs, and inspection programs. Upon
be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and   completion, students should be able to research, develop, and present a fire safety
cultural contexts. Prerequisite: ENG 113 or ENG 114                                    program to a citizens or industrial group, meeting NFPA 1021. Prerequisite:
                                                                                       Acceptable placement score or RED 090
ENG 262      World Literature II (CAA)
                                                                                       FIP 128      Detection & Investigation
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and
                                                                                       This course covers procedures for determining the origin and cause of accidental
the Americas from the eighteenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on
                                                                                       and incendiary fires. Topics include collection and preservation of evidence,
historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose,
                                                                                       detection and determination of accelerants, courtroom procedure and testimony,
poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze,
                                                                                       and documentation of the fire scene. Upon completion, students should be able to
and respond to selected works. Prerequisite: ENG 113 or ENG 114
                                                                                       conduct a competent fire investigation and present those findings to appropriate
                                                                                       officials or equivalent, meeting NFPA 1021. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement
ENG 273      African-American Literature (CAA)                                         scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course provides a survey of the development of African-American literature        FIP 132      Building Construction
from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical and cultural                   Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
context, themes, literary traditions, and backgrounds of the authors. Upon             This course covers the principles and practices related to various types of building
completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected     construction, including residential and commercial, as impacted by fire conditions.
texts. Prerequisite: ENG 113 or ENG 114                                                Topics include types of construction and related elements, fire resistive aspects of
                                                                                       construction materials, building codes, collapse, and other related topics. Upon
                                                                                       completion, students should be able to understand and recognize various types
                                                                                       of construction as related to fire conditions meeting, NFPA 1021. Prerequisite:
                                                                                       Acceptable placement score or RED 090
Entrepreneurship
                                                                                       FIP 144      Sprinklers & Auto Alarms
ETR 210      Introduction to Entrepreneurship                                                       Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 This course introduces various types of automatic sprinklers, standpipes, and fire
This course provides a survey of the starting and operating of an entrepreneurial      alarm systems. Topics include wet or dry systems, testing and maintenance, water
venture. Topics include new venture creation, the business plan, economics of          supply requirements, fire detection and alarm systems, and other related topics.
the business, determining resource needs and acquiring resources, marketing,           Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge
technology, leadership skills, and business ethics. Upon completion, students          of various sprinkler and alarm systems and required inspection and maintenance.
should be able to demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurship concepts            Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090
and how to use the entrepreneurial mindset to succeed in their careers.
                                                                                       FIP 148      Fixed & Portable Extinguishing Systems
ETR 230      Entrepreneur Marketing                                                                 Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 This course provides a study of various types of fixed and portable extinguishing
This course covers the techniques to correctly research and define the target           systems, their operation, installation, and maintenance. Topics include applications,
market to increase sales for start up businesses or to expand current businesses.      testing, and maintenance of Halon, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, and special
Topics include how to target market and meet customers’ needs with a limited           extinguishing agents in fixed and portable systems. Upon completion, students
budget in the early stages of the life of a start-up business. Upon completion,        should be able to identify various types of fixed and portable systems, including their
students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of how to correctly            proper application and maintenance. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
target market for a start-up business with limited resources.                          RED 090

ETR 240      Funding for Entrepreneurs                                                 FIP 152      Fire Protection Law
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course provides a focus on the financial issues and needs confronting              This course covers fire protection law. Topics include torts, legal terms, contracts,
entrepreneurs attempting to grow their businesses by attracting startup and            liability, review of case histories, and other related topics. Upon completion,
growth capital. Topics include sources of funding including: angel investors,          students should be able to discuss laws, codes, and ordinances as they relate to
venture capital, IPO’s, private placement, banks, suppliers, buyers, partners, and     fire protection. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community
the government. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an             (VLC). Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
understanding of how to effectively finance a business venture. Prerequisite:
ACC 120                                                                                FIP 160      Fire Protection/Electricity
                                                                                                    Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2
                                                                                       This course covers the methods and means of electrical installations and uses
                                                                                       as related to fire. Topics include basic electrical theories, wiring methods,
                                                                                       electrical components and circuitry, and an introduction to the National
Fire Protection Technology                                                             Electrical Code. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
                                                                                       a basic knowledge of electricity, including its uses, characteristics, and
FIP 120      Introduction to Fire Protection                                           hazards. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 MAT 070
This course provides an overview of the history, development, methods, systems,
and regulations as they apply to the fire protection field. Topics include history,      FIP 160A Fire Protection/Electricity Lab
evolution, statistics, suppression, organizations, careers, curriculum, and other                   Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a broad        This course provides practical applications to support FIP 160. Topics include
understanding of the fire protection field. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement           switching devices, basic circuits, electrical distribution, and other related topics.
score or RED 090                                                                       Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic
                                                                                       electrical equipment and hazards as related to fire protection.
                                                                                       Corequisite: FIP 160


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                                                                                                                                                    COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


FIP 164      OSHA Standards                                                              FIP 260      Fire Protection Planning
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                               Lecture = 3          Lab = 0    Credit = 3
This course covers public and private sector OSHA work site requirements.                This course covers the need for a comprehensive approach to fire protection
Emphasis is placed on accident prevention and reporting, personal safety, machine        planning. Topics include the planning process, using an advisory committee,
operation, and hazardous material handling. Upon completion, students should             establishing goals and objectives, and techniques used to approve and implement
be able to analyze and interpret specific OSHA regulations and write workplace            a plan. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working
policies designed to achieve compliance. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement             knowledge of the concepts and principles of planning as it relates to fire protection.
scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                                                            Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090

FIP 220      Fire Fighting Strategies                                                    FIP 276      Managing Fire Services
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                               Lecture = 3          Lab = 0    Credit = 3
This course provides preparation for command of initial incident operations              This course provides an overview of fire department operative services. Topics
involving emergencies within both the public and private sector. Topics include          include finance, staffing, equipment, code enforcement, management information,
incident management, fire-ground tactics and strategies, incident safety, and             specialized services, legal issues, planning, and other related topics. Upon
command/control of emergency operations. Upon completion, students should be             completion, students should be able to understand concepts and apply fire
able to describe the initial incident system related to operations involving various     department management and operations principles. Prerequisites: ENG 111 and
emergencies in fire/non-fire situations, meeting NFPA 1021. Prerequisites:                 COM 120
Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090

FIP 221      Advanced Fire Fighting Strategies
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course covers command-level operations for multi-company/agency
                                                                                         French
operations involving fire and non-fire emergencies. Topics include advanced ICS,
advanced incident analysis, command-level fire operations, and control of both            FRE 111      Elementary French I (CAA)
man made and natural major disasters. Upon completion, students should be                             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0    Credit = 3
able to describe proper and accepted systems for the mitigation of emergencies                        DAY: Fall • Spring
at the level of overall scene command. Prerequisite: FIP 220                             This course introduces the fundamental elements of the French language within
                                                                                         a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening,
FIP 228      Local Government Finance                                                    speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written
This course introduces local governmental financial principles and practices.             French and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and
Topics include budget preparation and justification, revenue policies, statutory          RED 090 Corequisite: FRE 181
requirements, taxation, audits, and the economic climate. Upon completion,
students should be able to comprehend the importance of finance as it applies             FRE 112      Elementary French II (CAA)
to the operation of a department. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores                          Lecture = 3          Lab = 0    Credit = 3
or RED 090 and ENG 090 and MAT 070                                                                    DAY: Fall • Spring
                                                                                         This course is a continuation of FRE 111 focusing on the fundamental elements
FIP 230      Chemistry of Hazardous Materials I                                          of the French language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the
             Lecture = 5       Lab = 0       Credit = 5                                  progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon
This course covers the evaluation of hazardous materials. Topics include use of          completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing
the periodic table, hydrocarbon derivatives, placards and labels, parameters of          proficiency to spoken and written French and demonstrate further cultural
combustion, and spill and leak mitigation. Upon completion, students should              awareness. Prerequisites: ENG 090, RED 090 and FRE 111 Corequisite:
be able to demonstrate knowledge of the chemical behavior of hazardous                   FRE 182
materials. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
ENG 090 and MAT 070                                                                      FRE 181      French Lab 1 (CAA)
                                                                                                      Lecture = 0          Lab = 2    Credit = 1
FIP 232      Hydraulics & Water Distribution                                                          DAY: Fall • Spring
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                  This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
This course covers the flow of fluids through fire hoses, nozzles, appliances,              elements of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
pumps, standpipes, water mains, and other devices. Emphasis is placed on supply          development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use
and delivery systems, fire flow testing, hydraulic calculations, and other related         of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should
topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform hydraulic calculations,      be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and
                                                                                         written French and demonstrate cultural awareness. Corequisite: FRE 111
conduct water availability tests, and demonstrate knowledge of water distribution
systems. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090;
                                                                                         FRE 182      French Lab 2 (CAA)
MAT 140
                                                                                                      Lecture = 0          Lab = 2    Credit = 1
                                                                                                      DAY: Fall • Spring
FIP 236      Emergency Management
                                                                                         This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                         elements of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
This course covers the four phases of emergency management: mitigation,
                                                                                         development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the
preparedness, response, and recovery. Topics include organizing for emergency
                                                                                         use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students
management, coordinating for community resources, public sector liability, and
                                                                                         should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken
the roles of government agencies at all levels. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                         and written French and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisite: FRE 181
be able to demonstrate a knowledge of comprehensive emergency management
                                                                                         Corequisite: FRE 112
and the integrated emergency management system. Prerequisites: Acceptable
placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
                                                                                         FRE 211      Intermediate French I
                                                                                                      Lecture = 3          Lab = 0    Credit = 3
FIP 240      Fire Service Supervision
                                                                                                      On Demand
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                         This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the French
This course covers fire protection systems in industrial facilities. Emphasis is placed
                                                                                         language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary
on supervisory skills in the fire protection field. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                         and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate
be able to state the responsibilities of supervisors which meet elements of NFPA
                                                                                         effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future.
1021 for Fire Officer I and II. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
                                                                                         Prerequisite: FRE 112
RED 090 and ENG 090


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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


FRE 212       Intermediate French II                                                        HET 116      Air Cond/Diesel Equipment
              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3                                                Lecture = 1      Lab = 2       Credit = 2
              On Demand                                                                     This course provides a study of the design, theory, and operation of heating and
This course is a continuation of FRE 211. Emphasis is placed on the                         air conditioning systems in newer models of medium and heavy duty vehicles.
continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts.               Topics include component function, refrigerant recovery, and environmental
Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously                       regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to use proper techniques
and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication. Prerequisite:                 and equipment to diagnose and repair heating/air conditioning systems according
FRE 211                                                                                     to industry standards.

                                                                                            HET 119      Mechanical Transmissions
                                                                                                         Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3

Gerontology                                                                                 This course introduces the operating principles of mechanical medium and heavy
                                                                                            duty truck transmissions. Topics include multiple counter shafts, power take-offs,
                                                                                            sliding idler clutches, and friction clutches. Upon completion, students should be
GRO 120       Gerontology                                                                   able to diagnose, inspect, and repair mechanical transmissions.
              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
This course covers the psychological, social, and physical aspects of aging.                HET 125      Preventive Maintenance
Emphasis is placed on the factors that promote mental and physical well-                                 Lecture = 1      Lab = 3       Credit = 2
being. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize the aging                      This course introduces preventive maintenance practices used on medium and
process and its psychological, social, and physical aspects. Prerequisite:
                                                                                            heavy duty vehicles and rolling assemblies. Topics include preventive maintenance
PSY 150
                                                                                            schedules, services, DOT rules and regulations, and roadability. Upon completion,
                                                                                            students should be able to set up and follow a preventive maintenance schedule
GRO 240       Gerontology Care Managing
                                                                                            as directed by manufacturers.
              Lecture = 2       Lab = 0        Credit = 2
This course covers community resources; discusses care management, including
                                                                                            HET 127      Shop Rules & Regulations
assessment, care-planning, evaluation issues of a family, high risk and self care. Topics
                                                                                                         Lecture = 1      Lab = 0       Credit = 1
include funding eligibility for community and health resources, care management
                                                                                            This course introduces safety, OSHA, and EPA general requirements used in the
protocols, care plan development, identification of major resources and barriers to self
                                                                                            mobile equipment industry. Topics include fire extinguisher use, MSDS sheets, oil
care. Upon completion, students will be able to develop a care plan for older adults
                                                                                            contamination, protective gear, and other related topics. Upon completion, students
at various levels of needs, including community and health resources. Prerequisite:
                                                                                            should be able to properly use fire extinguishers and demonstrate knowledge of
GRO 120
                                                                                            applicable general safety, OSHA, and EPA regulations. Prerequisite: CTS 080

                                                                                            HET 134      Mechanical Fuel Injection
                                                                                                         Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3
Health                                                                                      This course introduces the principles of mechanical fuel injection. Emphasis is
                                                                                            placed on test equipment, component functions, and theory. Upon completion,
                                                                                            students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair fuel systems and
HEA 110       Personal Health/Wellness (CAA)
                                                                                            governors.
              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
This course provides an introduction to basic personal health and wellness.
Emphasis is placed on current health issues such as nutrition, mental health,               HET 229      Brakes & Steering
and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an                                   Lecture = 1      Lab = 2       Credit = 2
understanding of the factors necessary to the maintenance of health and wellness.           This course introduces the theory and principles of braking and steering in medium
Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090                                         and heavy duty vehicles. Topics include wheel and tire problems, frame members,
                                                                                            bearings, fifth wheel, coupling systems, and braking systems. Upon completion,
HEA 112       First Aid & CPR (CAA)                                                         students should be able to diagnose, adjust, and repair steering and braking
              Lecture = 1       Lab = 2        Credit = 2                                   problems on medium and heavy duty vehicles.
              On Demand
This course introduces the basics of emergency first aid treatment. Topics                   HET 230      Air Brakes
include rescue breathing, CPR, first aid for choking and bleeding, and other first                         Lecture = 1      Lab = 2       Credit = 2
aid procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills              This course introduces the operation and design of air braking systems used on
in providing emergency care for the sick and injured until medical help can be              trucks. Topics include safety governors, compressors, and supporting systems.
obtained. Corequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090                                Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, disassemble, inspect,
                                                                                            repair, and reassemble air brake systems.



Heavy Equipment Maintenance
                                                                                            History
HET 110       Diesel Engines
              Lecture = 3       Lab = 9        Credit = 6                                   HIS 111      World Civilizations I (CAA)
This course includes theory, design, terminology, and operating adjustments for                          Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
diesel engines. Emphasis is placed on safety, theory of operation, inspection,              This course introduces world history from the dawn of civilization to the early
measuring, and rebuilding diesel engines according to factory specifications. Upon           modern era. Topics include Eurasian, African, American, and Greco-Roman
completion, students should be able to measure, diagnose problems, and repair               civilizations and Christian, Islamic, and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion,
diesel engines. Corequisite: HET 127                                                        students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural
                                                                                            developments in pre-modern world civilizations. Prerequisites: Acceptable
HET 112       Diesel Electrical Systems                                                     placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080
              Lecture = 3       Lab = 6        Credit = 5
This course introduces electrical theory and applications as they relate to diesel
powered equipment. Topics include lighting, accessories, safety, starting, charging,
instrumentation, and gauges. Upon completion, students should be able to
follow schematics to identify, repair, and test electrical circuits and components.
Prerequisite: ELC 111


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                                                                                                                                                     COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


HIS 112      World Civilizations II (CAA)                                               HIS 167      The Vietnam War (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
This course introduces world history from the early modern era to the present.          This course covers the American political and military involvement in Vietnam from
Topics include the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan, and the             1944 to 1975. Topics include the French colonial policy, Vietnamese nationalism,
Americas. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant                the war with France, American involvement, and resolution of the conflict. Upon
political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern world civilizations.      completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic,
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080                       and cultural developments that influenced the Vietnam War. Prerequisites:
                                                                                        Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080
HIS 121      Western Civilizations I (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3                               HIS 211      Ancient History (CAA)
             DAY: Fall • Spring • Summer Session              EVENING: Fall                          Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
This course introduces western civilization from pre-history to the early modern era.   This course traces the development of the cultural, intellectual, and political
Topics include ancient Greece, Rome, and Christian institutions of the Middle Ages      foundations of western civilization. Topics include the civilizations of the Near East,
and the emergence of national monarchies in western Europe. Upon completion,            the classical Greek and Hellenistic eras, the Roman world, Judaism, and Christianity.
students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural    Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political,
developments in early western civilization. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement         socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the ancient world. Prerequisites:
scores or RED 090 and ENG 080                                                           Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080

HIS 122      Western Civilizations II (CAA)                                             HIS 224      US Diplomatic History (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
             DAY: Fall • Spring • Summer Session              EVENING: Spring           This course examines American diplomacy from the Colonial period to the present.
This course introduces western civilization from the early modern era to the            Topics include the Monroe Doctrine, expansionism and imperialism, the world
present. Topics include the religious wars, the Industrial Revolution, World            wars, the Cold War, and America’s role in a changing world. Upon completion,
Wars I and II, and the Cold War. Upon completion, students should be able to            students should be able to analyze significant developments and trends in the
analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern        diplomatic history of the United States. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement
western civilization. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and         scores or RED 090 and ENG 080
ENG 080
                                                                                        HIS 231      Recent American History (CAA)
HIS 131      American History I (CAA)                                                                Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                            On Demand
             DAY: Fall         EVENING: Fall                                            This course is a study of American society from the post-Depression era to the
This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War      present. Topics include World War II, the Cold War, social unrest, the Vietnam War,
era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary      the Great Society, and current political trends. Upon completion, students should
periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion,           be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments
students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural    in recent America. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
developments in early American history. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement             ENG 080
scores or RED 090 and ENG 080
                                                                                        HIS 236      North Carolina History (CAA)
HIS 132      American History II (CAA)                                                               Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3                               This course is a study of geographical, political, economic, and social conditions
             DAY: Spring       EVENING: Spring                                          existing in North Carolina from America’s discovery to the present. Topics include
This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present.      native and immigrant backgrounds; colonial, antebellum, and Reconstruction
Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major          periods; party politics; race relations; and the transition from an agrarian to
American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should       an industrial economy. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze
be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments       significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina.
in American history since the Civil War. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement            Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080
scores or RED 090 and ENG 080
                                                                                        HIS 260      History of Africa (CAA)
HIS 161      Science & Technology (CAA)                                                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                            DAY: Spring
This course examines the history of science and technology from pre-history to          This course surveys the history of Africa from pre-history to the present. Emphasis
the present. Topics include the origins, impact, and consequences of scientific and      is placed on the evolution of social, political, economic, and governmental
technological developments. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze         structures in Africa. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant
significant developments in the history of science and technology. Prerequisites:        political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in Africa Prerequisites:
Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080                                      Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080

HIS 162      Women & History (CAA)                                                      HIS 271      The French Revolution Era (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
This course surveys the experience of women in historical perspective. Topics           This course traces the causes and effects of the French Revolution. Topics include
include the experiences and contributions of women in culture, politics, economics,     the Enlightenment; Jacobins; Reign of Terror; Napoleon’s republic, empire, and
science, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze              wars; and the French Revolution’s impact upon world history. Upon completion,
significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural contributions of women in history.    students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080                       developments during the French revolutionary era. Prerequisites: Acceptable
                                                                                        placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080
HIS 165      Twentieth-Century World (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0         Credit = 3
             On Demand
This course includes the major developments, issues, and ideas in twentieth-
century world history. Emphasis is placed on contrasting political systems, the
impact of science and technology, and the philosophical temperament of twentieth-
century people. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant
political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the twentieth century.
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 080


                                                                                                                                                                         161
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


Health Information Technology                                                           HIT 214      CPT/Other Coding Systems
                                                                                                     Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
                                                                                                     DAY: Spring
HIT 110      Fundamentals of HIM                                                        This course covers application of principles and guidelines of CPT/HCPCS coding.
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 2                Topics include clinical classification/nomenclature systems such as SNOMED, DSM,
             DAY: Fall                                                                  ICD-O, and the use of encoders. Upon completion, students should be able to apply
This course introduces Health Information Management (HIM) and its role in              coding principles to correctly assign CPT/HCPCS codes. Prerequisite: HIT 212
healthcare delivery systems. Topics include external standards, regulations,
and initiatives; payment and reimbursement systems and healthcare providers             HIT 215      Reimbursement Methodology
and disciplines. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an                          Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
understanding of health information management and healthcare organizations,                         DAY: Spring
professions, and trends. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement scores                      This course covers reimbursement methodologies used in all healthcare settings
                                                                                        as they relate to national billing, compliance, and reporting requirements.
HIT 112      Health Law & Ethics                                                        Topics include prospective payment systems, billing process and procedures,
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3                chargemaster maintenance, regulatory guidelines, reimbursement monitoring,
             DAY: Spring                                                                and compliance strategies and reporting. Upon completion, students should be
This course covers legislative and regulatory processes, legal terminology,             able to perform data quality reviews to validate code assignment and comply with
and professional-related and practice-related ethical issues. Topics include            reimbursement and reporting requirements. Prerequisite: HIT 212
confidentiality; privacy and security policies, procedures and monitoring; release of
information policies and procedures; and professional-related and practice-related      HIT 216      Quality Management
ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to apply policies and                       Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
procedures for access and disclosure of Protected Health Information and apply                       DAY: Spring
and promote ethical standards. Prerequisite: HIT 110                                    This course introduces principles of assessment and improvement, and utilization,
                                                                                        risk, and case management in healthcare. Topics include Continuous Quality
                                                                                        Improvement and case management processes, data analysis/reporting techniques,
HIT 114      Health Data Systems/Standards
                                                                                        credentialing, regulatory quality monitoring requirements, and outcome measures
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
                                                                                        and monitoring. Upon completion, students should be able to abstract, analyze, and
             DAY: Fall
                                                                                        report clinical data for facility-wide quality management/performance improvement
This course covers basic concepts and techniques for managing and maintaining
                                                                                        programs and monitor compliance measures. Prerequisites: Enrollment in Health
health data systems. Topics include structure and use of health information
                                                                                        Information Technology program and HIT 114 and HIT 210
including collection tools, data resources and sets, storage and retrieval, quality,
and integrity of healthcare data. Upon completion, students should be able
                                                                                        HIT 218      Management Principles in HIT
to monitor and apply organization-wide health data documentation guidelines
                                                                                                     Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
and comply with regulatory standards. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Health
                                                                                                     DAY: Fall
Information Technology program
                                                                                        This course covers organizational management concepts as applied to
                                                                                        healthcare settings. Topics include roles/functions of teams/committees,
HIT 124      Professional Practice Exp. II
                                                                                        leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, designing
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0      Clinical = 3      Credit = 2
                                                                                        and implementing orientation/training programs, monitoring workflow,
             DAY: Spring
                                                                                        performance standards, revenue cycles, and organizational resources. Upon
This course provides supervised clinical experience in health care settings.
                                                                                        completion, students should be able to apply management, leadership,
Emphasis is placed on practical application of curriculum concepts to the health
                                                                                        and supervisory concepts to various healthcare settings. Prerequisite:
care setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply health information
                                                                                        HIT 110
theory to health care facility practices. Prerequisites: HIT 212 and HIT 224
                                                                                        HIT 220      Computers in Health Care
HIT 210      Health Care Statistics
                                                                                                     Lecture = 1      Lab = 2      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
                                                                                                     DAY: Spring
             DAY: Fall
                                                                                        This course covers electronic health information systems and their design,
This course covers maintenance, compilation, analysis, and presentation of
                                                                                        implementation, and application. Topics include voice recognition and imaging
health care statistics and research protocols and techniques. Topics include basic
                                                                                        technology, information security and integrity, data dictionaries, modeling, and
statistical principles, indices, databases, registries, vital statistics, descriptive
                                                                                        warehousing to meet departmental needs. Upon completion, students should be
statistics, research protocol monitoring, Institutional Review Board processes,
                                                                                        able to apply policies/procedures to facilitate electronic health records and other
and knowledge-based research techniques. Upon completion, students
                                                                                        administrative applications. Prerequisites: HIT 114 and CIS 110 or CIS 111
should be able to apply, interpret, and present healthcare statistics and utilize
research techniques to gather and interpret healthcare data. Prerequisites:
                                                                                        HIT 222      Professional Practice Exp III
HIT 114 and MAT 110 or MAT 115 or MAT 140
                                                                                                     Lecture = 0      Lab = 0      Clinical = 6     Credit = 2
                                                                                                     DAY: Spring
HIT 212      ICD-9-CM Coding
                                                                                        This course provides supervised clinical experience in health care settings.
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 4
                                                                                        Emphasis is placed on practical application of curriculum concepts to the health
             DAY: Fall
                                                                                        care setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply health information
This course covers ICD-9-CM diagnostic and procedural coding according
                                                                                        theory to health care facility practices. Prerequisite: HIT 224
to the guidelines of the Cooperating Parties. Emphasis is placed on
coding conventions and rules, methodology and sequencing, data sets,
                                                                                        HIT 224      Professional Practice Exp IV
documentation requirements, data retrieval, quality control, and use of
                                                                                                     Lecture = 1      Lab = 0      Clinical = 6     Credit = 3
coding resources. Upon completion, students should be able to apply coding
                                                                                                     DAY: Fall
principles to correctly assign ICD-9-CM diagnostic and surgical codes.
                                                                                        This course provides supervised clinical experience in health care settings.
Prerequisites: Enrollment in Health Information Technology program, BIO 166 or
                                                                                        Emphasis is placed on practical application of curriculum concepts to the
BIO 169, and HIT 226 and MED 122
                                                                                        health care setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply
                                                                                        health information theory to health care facility practices. Prerequisites:
                                                                                        BIO 166 or BIO 169 and HIT 114 and MED 122




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HIT 226      Principles of Disease                                                      HSE 225      Crisis Intervention
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3                             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             DAY: Fall                                                                  This course introduces the basic theories and principles of crisis intervention.
This course covers disease etiology and organ system involvement, including             Emphasis is placed on identifying and demonstrating appropriate and differential
physical signs and symptoms, prognoses, and common complications and their              techniques for intervening in various crisis situations. Upon completion, students
management. Topics include basic microbiology, basic pharmacology, and principles       should be able to assess crisis situations and respond appropriately. Prerequisite:
of disease. Upon completion, students should be able to relate disease processes        HSE 110
to etiology, physical signs and symptoms, prognosis, and common complications
and their management. Prerequisites: BIO 166 or BIO 169 and MED 122                     HSE 227      Children & Adolescents in Crisis
                                                                                                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
HIT 280      Professional Issues                                                        This course covers the crises affecting children and adolescents in contemporary
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 2                society. Emphasis is placed on abuse and neglect, suicide and murder, dysfunctional
             DAY: Spring                                                                family living, poverty, and violence. Upon completion, students should be able
This course provides a comprehensive discussion of topics common to the                 to identify and discuss intervention strategies and available services for the
health information profession. Emphasis is placed on application of professional        major contemporary crises affecting children and adolescents. Prerequisite:
competencies, job search tools, and preparation for the certification examination.       HSE 110
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in entry-
level domains and subdomains for health information technologies. Prerequisite:
HIT 212
                                                                                        Histotechnology

                                                                                        HTO 110      Introduction to Histotechnology
Human Services                                                                                       Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                        This course provides an introduction to histology laboratory operations and the
HSE 110      Introduction to Human Services                                             professional responsibilities of the histologic technician. Emphasis is placed on
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 organization, terminology, specimen accession, record keeping, quality assurance,
This course introduces the human services field, including the history, agencies,        OSHA regulations, quality improvement, principles and concepts of medical ethics,
roles, and careers. Topics include personal/professional characteristics, diverse       and legal issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an
populations, community resources, disciplines in the field, systems, ethical             understanding of the requirements and responsibilities of the daily operation of
standards, and major theoretical and treatment approaches. Upon completion,             a histology laboratory. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or BIO 163
students should be able to identify the knowledge, skills, and roles of the human       and BIO 275; CHM 130 and CHM 130A, CTS 080 Corequisite: BIO 271
services worker.
                                                                                        HTO 120      Histology
HSE 112      Group Process I                                                                         Lecture = 4      Lab = 3       Credit = 5
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2                                 This course provides an overview of the microscopic arrangement and identification
This course introduces interpersonal concepts and group dynamics. Emphasis is           of cells and tissues in the human body. Emphasis is placed on classification
placed on self-awareness, facilitated by experiential learning in small groups with     and relationships of the structure and function of microscopic systems. Upon
analysis of personal experiences and the behavior of others. Upon completion,           completion, students should be able to microscopically identify cells, tissues,
students should be able to show competence in identifying and explaining how            and organs of the human body. Prerequisite: Admission into Histotechnology
people are influenced by their interactions in group settings.                           program; HTO 110

HSE 123      Interviewing Techniques                                                    HTO 130      Histotechniques
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 4      Lab = 3       Credit = 5
This course covers the purpose, structure, focus, and techniques employed in            This course covers a variety of histologic techniques. Emphasis is placed on
effective interviewing. Emphasis is placed on observing, attending, listening,          dissection, fixation, tissue processing, embedding, decalcification, cytology
responding, recording, and summarizing of personal histories with instructor            preparation techniques, and frozen sectioning. Upon completion, students
supervision. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic              should be able to dissect, process, cut and stain high quality tissue sections.
interviewing skills needed to function in the helping relationship. Prerequisite:       Prerequisite: HTO 110 Corequisite: HTO 120
HSE 110
                                                                                        HTO 140      Histochemistry
HSE 125      Counseling                                                                              Lecture = 4      Lab = 3       Credit = 5
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 This course covers enzyme and immunological reactions a they relate to tissue
This course covers the major approaches to psychotherapy and counseling,                staining. Emphasis is placed on basic, special, and immunohistochemical
including theory, characteristics, and techniques. Emphasis is placed on facilitation   staining. Upon completion, students should be able to produce basic and special
of self-exploration, problem solving, decision making, and personal growth. Upon        stains and be able to stain high quality tissue sections. Prerequisite: HTO 110
completion, students should be able to understand various theories of counseling        Corequisite: HTO 130
and demonstrate counseling techniques. Prerequisite: HSE 110
                                                                                        HTO 210      Histopathology
HSE 210      Human Services Issues                                                                   Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                 This course provides students with the correlation between histologic procedures
This course covers current issues and trends in the field of human services.             and disease processes. Emphasis is placed on the changes to tissue associated
Emphasis is placed on contemporary topics with relevance to special issues in a         with various disease states and the use of selected special stains and techniques
multi-faceted field. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate the           to identifying processes. Upon completion, students should be able to process
knowledge, skills, and experiences gained in classroom and clinical experiences         tissue samples or apply stain, and prepare tissue to be viewed under a microscope.
with emerging trends in the field. Prerequisite: HSE 110                                 Prerequisites: HTO 120, HTO 130, HTO 140

HSE 220      Case Management
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course covers the variety of tasks associated with professional case
management. Topics include treatment planning, needs assessment, referral
procedures, and follow-up and integration of services. Upon completion, students
should be able to effectively manage the care of the whole person from initial
contact through termination of services. Prerequisite: HSE 110

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HTO 220      Histotechnology Clinical                                                     HUM 150 American Women’s Studies (CAA)
             Lecture = 0          Lab = 24    Credit = 8                                               Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
This course provides entry-level histotechnician clinical experience in an approved       This course provides an inter-disciplinary study of the history, literature, and social
clinical histology laboratory. Emphasis is placed on learning and performing routine      roles of American women from Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed
laboratory operations and the production of a slide set for practical component           on women’s roles as reflected in American language usage, education, law, the
of the certification examination. Upon completion, students should be able to              workplace, and mainstream culture. Upon completion, students should be able
demonstrate proficiency in histologic techniques and be prepared to take the               to identify and analyze the roles of women as reflected in various cultural forms.
Histology Technician certification exam. Prerequisite: HTO 130 Corequisite:                Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
HTO 210
                                                                                          HUM 160 Introduction to Film (CAA)
HTO 230      Professional Issues                                                                       Lecture = 2          Lab = 2     Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                               DAY: Fall • Spring
This course provides the practical application and integration is histology theory and    This course introduces the fundamental elements of film artistry and production.
practice using case studies. Topics include laboratory operations and accreditation       Topics include film styles, history, and production techniques, as well as the social
processes, professional and ethical issues, laboratory management principles and          values reflected in film art. Upon completion, students should be able to critically
preparation for the certification examination. Upon completion, students should be         analyze the elements covered in relation to selected films. Prerequisites:
able to demonstrate beginning level skills as histotechnicians and be prepared to sit     Acceptable placement scores or ENG 090 and RED 090
for the histotechnician certification exam. Prerequisite: HTO 130 Corequisite:
HTO 220                                                                                   HUM 220 Human Values & Meaning (CAA)
                                                                                                       Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
                                                                                                       On Demand
                                                                                          This course presents some major dimensions of human experience as reflected
                                                                                          in art, music, literature, philosophy, and history. Topics include the search for
Humanities                                                                                identity, the quest for knowledge, the need for love, the individual and society,
                                                                                          and the meaning of life. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize
HUM 110      Technology & Society (CAA)                                                   interdisciplinary connections and distinguish between open and closed questions
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                  and between narrative and scientific models of understanding. Prerequisite:
This course considers technological change from historical, artistic, and                 ENG 111
philosophical perspectives and its effect on human needs and concerns. Emphasis is
placed on the causes and consequences of technological change. Upon completion,           HUM 230      Leadership Development (CAA)
students should be able to critically evaluate the implications of technology.                         Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                                      DAY: Fall • Spring
                                                                                          This course explores the theories and techniques of leadership and group process.
HUM 115      Critical Thinking (CAA)                                                      Emphasis is placed on leadership styles, theories of group dynamics, and the moral
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                  and ethical responsibilities of leadership. Upon completion, students should be
             DAY: Fall • Spring                                                           able to identify and analyze a personal philosophy and style of leadership and
This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of              integrate these concepts in various practical situations. Prerequisite: ENG 111
human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving,
approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas.
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and in writing the
use of critical thinking skills in the analysis of appropriate texts. Prerequisites:      Hydraulics
ENG 095 or RED 090 and ENG 090
                                                                                          HYD 110      Hydraulics/Pneumatics I
HUM 120      Cultural Studies (CAA)
                                                                                                       Lecture = 2          Lab = 3     Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
                                                                                          This course introduces the basic components and function of hydraulic and
             DAY: Fall • Spring
                                                                                          pneumatic systems. Topics include standard symbols, pumps, control valves,
This course introduces the distinctive features of a particular culture. Topics include
                                                                                          control assemblies, actuators, FRL, maintenance procedures, and switching
art, history, music, literature, politics, philosophy, and religion. Upon completion,
                                                                                          and control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to understand
students should be able to appreciate the unique character of the study culture.
                                                                                          the operation of a fluid power system, including design, application, and
Prerequisites: ENG 095 or RED 090 and ENG 090
                                                                                          troubleshooting. Corequisite: ELC 111 or ELC 133

HUM 122      Southern Culture (CAA)
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
             DAY: Fall • Spring
                                                                                          Information Systems Technology
This course explores the major qualities that make the South a distinct region.
Topics include music, politics, literature, art, religion, race relations, and the role   (For Information Systems Technology courses, see CIS on page 144)
of social class in historical and contemporary contexts. Upon completion, students
should be able to identify the characteristics that distinguish Southern culture.
Prerequisites: ENG 095 or RED 090 and ENG 090

HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture (CAA)
                                                                                          International Business
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
             DAY: Fall            EVENING: Summer Session On Demand                       INT 110      International Business
This course provides an in-depth study of myths and legends. Topics include                            Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
the varied sources of myths and their influence on the individual and society              This course provides an overview of the environment, concepts, and basic
within diverse cultural contexts. Upon completion, students should be able to             differences involved in international business. Topics include forms of foreign
demonstrate a general familiarity with myths and a broad-based understanding              involvement, international trade theory, governmental influences on trade
of the influence of myths and legends on modern culture. Prerequisite:                     and strategies, international organizations, multinational corporations,
ENG 090 and RED 090                                                                       personal management, and international marketing. Upon completion,
                                                                                          students should be able to describe the foundation of international
                                                                                          business. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or ENG 090 and
                                                                                          RED 090



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Industrial Science                                                                   Paralegal Technology

ISC 112     Industrial Safety                                                        LEX 110       Introduction to Paralegal Study
            Lecture = 2      Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                              Lecture = 2        Lab = 0        Credit = 2
This course introduces the principles of industrial safety. Emphasis is placed on    This course introduces the paralegal profession and the legal system, and an emphasis
industrial safety, OSHA, and environmental regulations. Upon completion, students    is placed on the roll of professional and legal ethics. Topics include regulations, ethics,
should be able to demonstrate knowledge of a safe working environment and OSHA       case analysis, legal reasoning, career opportunities, professional organizations,
compliance. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement scores or CTS 080                     terminology, and other related topics. Upon completion, the student should be
                                                                                     able to explain the role of a paralegal and identify the skills, knowledge, and ethics
                                                                                     required of paralegals. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
                                                                                     ENG 090
Journalism                                                                           LEX 120       Legal Research/Writing I
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2        Lab = 2        Credit = 3
JOU 110     Introduction to Journalism                                               This course introduces the techniques of legal research and writing. Emphasis is
            Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                placed on locating, analyzing, applying, and updating sources of law; effective
This course presents a study of journalistic news, feature, and sports writing.      legal writing, including proper citation; and the use of electronic research methods.
Emphasis is placed in basic news writing techniques and on related legal and         Upon completion, students should be able to perform legal research and writing
ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to gather, write, and       assignments using techniques covered in the course. Prerequisites: Acceptable
edit news, feature, and sports articles.                                             placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090

                                                                                     LEX 121       Legal Research/Writing II
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2        Lab = 2        Credit = 3

Japanese                                                                             This course covers advanced topics in legal research and writing. Topics include
                                                                                     more complex legal issues and assignments involving preparation of legal memos,
                                                                                     briefs, and other documents and the advanced use of electronic research methods.
JPN 111     Elementary Japanese I (CAA)                                              Upon completion, students should be able to perform legal research and writing
            Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                assignments using techniques covered in the course. Prerequisite: LEX 120
This course introduces the basic fundamentals of the Japanese language within a
cultural context of the Japanese people and its history. Emphasis is placed on the   LEX 130       Civil Injuries
basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language.                  Lecture = 3        Lab = 0        Credit = 3
Upon completion, students should be able to have a communicative competence          This course covers traditional tort concepts and the evolving body of individual
in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at a beginning level      rights created by statute. Topics include intentional and non-intentional torts with
with attention to cultural awareness. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090             emphasis on negligence, strict liability, civil rights, workplace and environmental
Corequisite: JPN 181                                                                 liability, remedies, and damages. Upon completion, students should be able to
                                                                                     recognize, explain, and evaluate elements of civil injuries and related defenses.
JPN 112     Elementary Japanese II (CAA)                                             Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
            Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course continues the basic fundamentals of the Japanese language within a       LEX 140       Civil Litigation I
cultural context of the Japanese people and its history. Emphasis is placed on the                 Lecture = 3        Lab = 0        Credit = 3
basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language.    This course introduces the structure of the legal system and the rules governing
Upon completion, students should be able to have a communicative competence in       civil litigation. Topics include jurisdiction, state and federal rules of civil procedure
speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at a beginning level with    and evidence. Upon completion, students should be able to assist an attorney in
attention to cultural awareness. Prerequisite: JPN 111 Corequisite: JPN 182          the preparation of pleadings and motions. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement
                                                                                     scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
JPN 181     Japanese Lab I (CAA)
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                LEX 141       Civil Litigation II
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental                      Lecture = 2        Lab = 2        Credit = 3
elements of the Japanese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive             This course covers advanced topics in the civil litigation process. Topics include
development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the    motions, discovery, and trial and appellate procedures. Upon completion, students
use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,          should be able to assist an attorney in preparing and organizing documents for
students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to       trial, settlement, and post-trial practice. Prerequisite: LEX 140
spoken and written Japanese and demonstrate cultural awareness. Corequisite:
JPN 111                                                                              LEX 150       Commercial Law I
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2        Lab = 2        Credit = 3
JPN 181     Japanese Lab I (CAA)                                                     This course covers legally enforceable agreements, forms of organization, and
            Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                selected portions of the Uniform Commercial Code. Topics include drafting and
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental        enforcement of contracts, leases, and related documents and selection and
elements of the Japanese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive             implementation of business organization forms, sales, and commercial papers.
development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the    Upon completion, students should be able to apply the elements of a contract,
use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,          prepare various business documents, and understand the role of commercial paper.
students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to      Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
spoken and written Japanese and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisite:
JPN 181 Corequisite: JPN 112                                                         LEX 185       Legal Nurse Consulting
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2        Lab = 0        Credit = 2
                                                                                     This course is designed to introduce the Registered Nurse to the occupation of
                                                                                     nurse consulting. Topics include skills to medical/legal issues, standards of practice,
                                                                                     practice development, career trends, qualifications, ethics, opportunities and
                                                                                     areas of practice. Upon completion, students should understand the legal nurse
                                                                                     consultant’s role in the legal environment including scope of practice, practice
                                                                                     environments, skills, and ethics.




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LEX 210      Real Property I                                                            Logistics Management
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces the study of real property law. Topics include the distinction
between real and personal property, various estates, mechanics of conveyance            LOG 110      Introduction to Logistics
and encumbrance, recordation, special proceedings, and other related topics.                         Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
Upon completion, students should be able to identify estates, forms of deeds,           This course provides an overview of logistics. Topics include traffic management,
requirements for recording, and procedures to enforce rights to real property.          warehousing, inventory control, material handling, global logistics, and the
Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090                       movement and storage of goods from raw materials sources to end consumers.
                                                                                        Upon completion, students should be able to identify the different segments of
LEX 211      Real Property II                                                           logistics and use the terminology of the industry.
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 4       Credit = 3
This course continues the study of real property law relating to title examination      LOG 120      Global Logistics
and preparation of closing documents. Topics include use of courthouse                               Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
and other public records in title examination and preparation of documents              This course examines logistics operations, processes, and modes of transportation
required in real estate transactions and closings. Upon completion, students            in an interdependent world economy. Emphasis is placed on freight forwarding
should be able to plot/draft a description, perform complete title examination,         operations, analyzing and selecting transportation modes, and processing of
draft closing documents including title insurance forms, and prepare                    import/export documentation. Upon completion, students should be able to
disbursement reconciliation. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or               arrange and coordinate the transportation of products globally. Prerequisite:
MAT 070; LEX 210                                                                        LOG 110

LEX 240      Family Law                                                                 LOG 210      Fleet Management
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course covers laws governing domestic relations. Topics include marriage,          This course covers the management of transportation, fleet operations, and
separation, divorce, child custody, support, property division, adoption,               safety. Emphasis is placed on DOT safety regulatlions in the hiring, training, and
domestic violence, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should           supervision of drivers in transportation. Upon completion, students should be able
be able to interview clients, gather information, and draft documents related           to write a safety program for drivers involved in interstate commerce following
to family law. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and                DOT regulations. Prerequisite: LOG 110
ENG 090
                                                                                        LOG 220      Logistics Management
LEX 250      Wills, Estates & Trusts                                                                 Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 This course covers the management of the movement and storage of goods and
This course covers various types of wills, trusts, probate, estate administration,      analysis of total costs involved. Emphasis is placed on the monitoring of inventory
and intestacy. Topics include types of wills and execution requirements,                using automated systems, managing the storage function, warehousing, and
caveats and dissents, intestate succession, inventories and accountings,                distribution. Upon completion, students should be able to describe warehousing
distribution and settlement, and other related topics. Upon completion,                 and facility layouts, identify material handling methods, and apply inventory control
students should be able to draft simple wills, prepare estate forms, understand         procedures. Prerequisite: LOG 110
administration of estates including taxation, and explain terms regarding
trusts. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and                       LOG 230      Transportation Management
ENG 090 and MAT 070                                                                                  Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                        This course covers the function of shippers and carriers in the transportation
LEX 280      Ethics & Professionalism                                                   industry. Emphasis is placed on negotiating price and service requirements in
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0       Credit = 2                                 the movement of goods, identifying areas of carrier liability, and the methods for
This course reinforces legal ethics and the role of the paralegal in a professional     processing claims. Upon completion, students should be able to compare common
work environment. Topics include a review of ethics, employment opportunities,          carriers and company operated transportation for service and cost, interpret pricing
and search techniques; paralegal certification; and other related topics. Upon           structures, and determine carrier liability. Prerequisite: LOG 110
completion, students should be able to understand the paralegal’s role in
the ethical practice of law. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
RED 090 and ENG 090

LEX 286      Medical Evidence Analysis
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2                                 Mathematics
This course is designed to teach reading and analyzing medical records for
legal evaluation of bodily injury and disability claims. Emphasis is placed             Student placement in preparatory courses is based on individual college
on terminology, identifying, obtaining and reviewing medical records and                assessment policies and procedures. Students must begin preparatory course work
                                                                                        at the appropriate level indicated by the College’s assessment process.
study of the major systems of the human body. Upon completion, students
will be able to compile, analyze and organize medical documents to support
                                                                                        MAT 050      Basic Math Skills
or disprove injury claims. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or
                                                                                                     Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
RED 090 and ENG 090
                                                                                        This course is designed to strengthen basic math skills. Topics include properties,
                                                                                        rounding, estimating, comparing, converting, and computing whole numbers,
LEX 288      Elder Law
                                                                                        fractions, and decimals. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2
                                                                                        math computations and solve relevant mathematical problems.
This course provides an overview of laws especially relevant to older
persons. Topics include health care decision-making, living wills, powers
                                                                                        MAT 060      Essential Mathematics
of attorney, financial and estate planning, government benefits, housing
                                                                                                     Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
issues, elder abuse, and ethical considerations. Upon completion, students
                                                                                        This course is a comprehensive study of mathematical skills which should provide a
should be able to assist an attorney in addressing legal issues pertinent to
                                                                                        strong mathematical foundation to pursue further study. Topics include principles
the elderly. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and
                                                                                        and applications of decimals, fractions, percents, ratio and proportion, order of
ENG 090; LEX 211
                                                                                        operations, geometry, measurement, and elements of algebra and statistics. Upon
                                                                                        completion, students should be able to perform basic computations and solve
                                                                                        relevant, multi-step mathematical problems using technology where appropriate.
                                                                                        Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score




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MAT 070       Introductory Algebra                                                      MAT 151      Statistics I (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4                                              Lecture = 3        Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course establishes a foundation in algebraic concepts and problem solving.         This course provides a project-based approach to the study of basic probability,
Topics include signed numbers, exponents, order of operations, simplifying              descriptive and inferential statistics, and decision making. Emphasis is placed
expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing, formulas,             on measures of central tendency and dispersion, correlation, regression,
polynomials, factoring, and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students             discrete and continuous probability distributions, quality control, population
should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving using appropriate         parameter estimation, and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students
technology. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or MAT 060 Corequisite:            should be able to describe important characteristics of a set of data and
Acceptable placement score or RED 080                                                   draw inferences about population from sample data. Prerequisites:
                                                                                        Acceptable placement scores or MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120,
MAT 080 Intermediate Algebra                                                            MAT 121, MAT 140, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 Corequisite: MAT 151A
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
This course continues the study of algebraic concepts with emphasis on                  MAT 151A Statistics I Lab (CAA)
applications. Topics include factoring; rational expressions; rational exponents;                    Lecture = 0        Lab = 2       Credit = 1
rational, radical, and quadratic equations; systems of equations; inequalities;         This course is a laboratory for MAT 151. Emphasis is placed on experiences that
graphing; functions; variations; complex numbers; and elements of geometry.             enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should
Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above concepts in                 be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate
problem solving using appropriate technology. Prerequisite: Acceptable                  effectively. Prerequisites: MAT 090, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121,
placement score or MAT 070 Corequisite: Acceptable placement score or                   MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 Corequisite: MAT 151
RED 080
                                                                                        MAT 155      Statistical Analysis (CAA)
MAT 101      Applied Mathematics I                                                                   Lecture = 3        Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 This course is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include
This course is a comprehensive review of arithmetic with basic algebra designed         sampling, distributions, plotting data, central tendency dispersion, Central Limits
to meet the needs of certificate and diploma programs. Topics include arithmetic         Theorem, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlations, regressions, and
and geometric skills used in measurement, ratio and proportion, exponents and           multinomial experiments. Upon completion, students should be able to describe
roots, applications of percent, linear equations, formulas, and statistics. Upon        data and test inferences about populations using sample data. Prerequisites:
completion, students should be able to solve practical problems in their specific        MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or
areas of study. This course is intended for certificate and diploma programs.            MAT 175 Corequisite: MAT 155A
Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or MAT 060
                                                                                        MAT 155A Statistical Analysis Lab (CAA)
MAT 115 Mathematical Models (CAA)                                                                    Lecture = 0        Lab = 2       Credit = 1
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 This course is a laboratory for MAT 155. Emphasis is placed on experiences
This course develops the ability to utilize mathematical skills and technology          that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students
to solve problems at a level found in non-mathematics-intensive programs.               should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and
Topics include applications to percent, ratio and proportion, formulas, statistics,     communicate effectively. Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, or MAT 095,
function notation, linear functions, probability, sampling techniques, scatter          MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 Corequisite: MAT 155
plots, and modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical
problems, reason and communicate with mathematics, and work confidently,                 MAT 161      College Algebra (CAA)
collaboratively, and independently. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or                      Lecture = 3        Lab = 0       Credit = 3
MAT 070                                                                                 This course provides an integrated technological approach to algebraic topics
                                                                                        used in problem solving. Emphasis is placed on applications involving equations
MAT 121      Algebra/Trigonometry I                                                     and inequalities; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; and
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                 graphing and data analysis/modeling. Upon completion, students should be able
This course provides an integrated approach to technology and the skills                to chose an appropriate model to fit a data set and use the model for analysis
required to manipulate, display, and interpret mathematical functions and               and prediction. Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095 Corequisite:
formulas used in problem solving. Topics include simplification, evaluation,             MAT 161A
and solving of algebraic and radical functions; complex numbers; right
triangle trigonometry; systems of equations; and the use of technology.                 MAT 161A College Algebra Lab (CAA)
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding                             Lecture = 0        Lab = 2       Credit = 1
of the use of mathematics and technology to solve problems and analyze                  This course is a laboratory for MAT 161. Emphasis is placed on experiences that
and communicate results. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or                    enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should
MAT 070 Corequisite: ELC 131                                                            be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate
                                                                                        effectively. Prerequisites: MAT 080, MAT 090, or MAT 095 Corequisite:
MAT 122      Algebra/Trigonometry II                                                    MAT 161
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course extends the concepts covered in MAT 121 to include additional topics        MAT 171      Precalculus Algebra (CAA)
in algebra, function analysis, and trigonometry. Topics include exponential and                      Lecture = 3        Lab = 0       Credit = 3
logarithmic functions, translation and scaling of functions, Sine Law, Cosine Law,      This is the first of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are
vectors, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate        fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on equations and
an understanding of the use of technology to solve problems and to analyze and          inequalities, functions (linear, polynomial, rational), systems of equations and
communicate results. Prerequisite: MAT 121                                              inequalities, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be
                                                                                        able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and
MAT 140      Survey of Mathematics (CAA)                                                predictions. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or MAT 080 and
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 RED 080 Corequisite: MAT 171A
This course provides an introduction in a non-technical setting to selected topics
in mathematics. Topics may include, but are not limited to, sets, logic, probability,   MAT 171A Precalculus Algebra Lab (CAA)
statistics, matrices, mathematical systems, geometry, topology, mathematics of                       Lecture = 0        Lab = 2       Credit = 1
finance, and modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to understand            This course is a laboratory for MAT 171. Emphasis is placed on experiences
a variety of mathematical applications, think logically, and be able to work            that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students
collaboratively and independently. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or         should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and
MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 121, or MAT 171 Corequisite: Acceptable placement score           communicate effectively. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or MAT 080
or RED 090                                                                              Corequisite: MAT 171


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MAT 172      Precalculus Trigonometry (CAA)                                            MAT 271      Calculus I (CAA)
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3        Lab = 2     Credit = 4
This is the second of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental   This course covers in depth the differential calculus portion of a three-course
to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on properties and applications of         calculus sequence. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals of
transcendental functions and their graphs, right and oblique triangle trigonometry,    algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable, with applications. Upon
conic sections, vectors and polar coordinates. Upon completion, students should        completion, students should be able to apply differentiation and integration
be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and        techniques to algebraic and transcendental functions. Prerequisite: Acceptable
prediction. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or MAT 171 Corequisite:           placement scores or MAT 172
MAT 172A
                                                                                       MAT 272      Calculus II (CAA)
MAT 172A Precalculus Trigonometry Lab (CAA)                                                         Lecture = 3        Lab = 2     Credit = 4
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                 This course provides a rigorous treatment of integration and is the second calculus
This course is a laboratory for MAT 172. Emphasis is placed on experiences             course in a three-course sequence. Topics include applications of definite integrals,
that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students           techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series,
should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams,              conic sections, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and differential equations.
and communicate effectively. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or               Upon completion, students should be able to use integration and approximation
MAT 171 Corequisite: MAT 172                                                           techniques to solve application problems. Prerequisite: MAT 271

MAT 175      Precalculus (CAA)                                                         MAT 273      Calculus III (CAA)
             Lecture = 4      Lab = 0       Credit = 4                                              Lecture = 3        Lab = 2     Credit = 4
This course provides an intense study of the topics which are fundamental to the       This course covers the calculus of several variables and is third calculus course
study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on functions and their graphs with special       in a three-course sequence. Topics include functions of several variables, partial
attention to polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric          derivatives, multiple integrals, solid analytical geometry, vector-valued functions,
functions, and analytic trigonometry. Upon completion, students should be able to      and line and surface integrals. Upon completion, students should be able to solve
solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and prediction.       problems involving vectors and functions of several variables. Prerequisite:
Prerequisite: MAT 080 Corequisite: MAT 175A                                            MAT 272

MAT 175A Precalculus Lab (CAA)                                                         MAT 280      Linear Algebra (CAA)
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                              Lecture = 3        Lab = 0     Credit = 3
This course is a laboratory for MAT 175. Emphasis is placed on experiences that        This course provides a study of linear algebra topics with emphasis on the
enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should         development of both abstract concepts and applications. Topics include vectors,
be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate     systems of equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations
effectively. Prerequisite: MAT 080 Corequisite: MAT 175                                in two or three dimensions, eigenvectors, eigenvalues, diagonalization and
                                                                                       orthogonality. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate both an
MAT 252      Statistics II (CAA)                                                       understanding of the theoretical concepts and appropriate use of linear algebra
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                 models to solve application problems. Prerequisite: MAT 271
This course provides a technology-based treatment of multiple sample inferential
statistics. Emphasis is placed on two sample hypothesis tests and confidence            MAT 285      Differential Equations (CAA)
intervals, linear and multiple regression, analysis of variance, experimental                       Lecture = 3        Lab = 0     Credit = 3
design, and non-parametric techniques. Upon completion, students should                This course provides an introduction to ordinary differential equations with
be able to draw statistical inferences on multiple sample data taken from              an emphasis on applications. Topics include first-order, linear higher-order,
business and health, and social, natural, and applied sciences. Prerequisites:         and systems of differential equations; numerical methods; series solutions;
MAT 151 and either MAT 121 or MAT 161 Corequisite: MAT 252A                            eigenvalues and eigenvectors; Laplace transforms; and Fourier series. Upon
                                                                                       completion, students should be able to use differential equations to model physical
MAT 252A Statistics II Lab (CAA)                                                       phenomena, solve the equations, and use the solutions to analyze the phenomena.
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                 Prerequisite: MAT 272
This course is a laboratory for MAT 252. Emphasis is placed on experiences
that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students
should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and
communicate effectively. Prerequisites: MAT 151 and either MAT 121 or
MAT 161 Corequisite: MAT 252
                                                                                       Motorcycle Mechanics

MAT 263      Brief Calculus (CAA)                                                      MCM 102 Motorcycle Engines
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 2        Lab = 9     Credit = 5
This course is designed for students needing only one semester of calculus. Topics     This course covers the construction and operation of components in internal
include functions, graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on         combustion engines used in modern motorcycles. Topics include two- and four-
applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences.   cycle engines, power trains, and final drive systems. Upon completion, students
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of            should be able to disassemble, inspect, measure, reassemble, and operationally
the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and          test two- and four-cycle motorcycle engines. This is a diploma-level course.
communicate results. Prerequisite: MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 Corequisite:
MAT 263A
                                                                                       MCM 103 Motorcycle Electrical Systems
                                                                                                    Lecture = 2        Lab = 8     Credit = 6
MAT 263A Brief Calculus Lab (CAA)
                                                                                       This course introduces starting, ignition, charging, and electrical accessory
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2       Credit = 1
                                                                                       systems and their components and how they function in modern motorcycles.
This course is a laboratory for MAT 263. Emphasis is placed on experiences that
                                                                                       Topics include wiring diagrams, batteries, AC generators, rectifiers, voltage
enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                       regulators, and diodes as well as points-coil, capacitor discharge, and electronic
be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate
                                                                                       ignition systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and
effectively. Prerequisite: MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175 Corequisite:
                                                                                       repair various starting, ignition, charging, and electrical accessory systems. This
MAT 263
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MCM 105 Motorcycle Chassis                                                                 MED 121      Medical Terminology I
             Lecture = 1        Lab = 6       Credit = 3                                                Lecture = 3      Lab = 0      Clinical = 0     Credit = 3
This course covers chassis adjustments, components, and types and uses of                               DAY: Fall
frames and suspensions. Emphasis is placed on proper and safe use of tools and             This course introduces prefixes, suffixes, and word roots used in the language
equipment in servicing and maintaining motorcycle chassis. Upon completion,                of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the
students should be able to service and repair motorcycle chassis systems and               anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems.
suspension components. This is a diploma-level course.                                     Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical
                                                                                           terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.
MCM 106 Troubleshooting                                                                    Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
             Lecture = 2        Lab = 6       Credit = 4
This course covers shop procedures for fast and accurate diagnosis of problems             MED 122      Medical Terminology II
in the electrical, mechanical, and fuel systems of motorcycles. Emphasis is placed                      Lecture = 3      Lab = 0      Clinical = 0     Credit = 3
on developing a logical sequence of diagnostic procedures. Upon completion,                             DAY: Spring
students should be able to diagnose problems in the electrical, mechanical, and            This course is the second in a series of medical terminology courses. Topics
fuel systems of motorcycles. This is a diploma-level course. Prerequisites:                include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology,
MCM 102 and MCM 112                                                                        pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion,
                                                                                           students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related
MCM 112 Motorcycle Transmissions                                                           to selected body systems and their pathological disorders. Prerequisite:
             Lecture = 3        Lab = 8       Credit = 7                                   MED 121
This course covers the construction, operation, and repair of drivelines in modern
all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s), watercraft, and motorcycles. Topics include chain,           MED 130      Administrative Office Procedures I
belt, and shaft drives, gearboxes, gear and sprocket ratios, power transmission                         Lecture = 1      Lab = 2      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
fundamentals, rear ends, and four-wheel drive systems. Upon completion,                                 DAY: Fall
students should be able to disassemble, inspect, measure, repair, reassemble, and          This course introduces medical office administrative procedures. Topics include
operationally test driveline components and transmissions in ATV’s, watercraft,            appointment processing, written and oral communications, medical records,
and motorcycles. Corequisite: MCM 102                                                      patient orientation, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to
                                                                                           perform basic administrative skills within the medical environment. Prerequisites:
                                                                                           Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program or permission of instructor, acceptable
                                                                                           placement score or CTS 080
Mechanical                                                                                 MED 131      Administrative Office Procedures II
                                                                                                        Lecture = 1      Lab = 2      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
MEC 111      Machine Processes 1                                                                        DAY: Spring
             Lecture = 1        Lab = 4       Credit = 3                                   This course is the second in a series and provides medical office procedures in
This course introduces safety, hand tools, machine processes, measuring                    both economic and management skills. Topics include physical plant maintenance,
instruments, and the operation of machine shop equipment. Topics include safety,           equipment and supplies, liability coverage, medical economics, and introductory
measuring tools, and the basic setup and operation of lathes, milling machines,            insurance procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to manage
drill presses, and saws. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture           the economics of the medical office and supervise personnel. Prerequisites:
a simple part to a specified tolerance.                                                     BIO 163, MED 121, and MED 130

MEC 130      Mechanisms                                                                    MED 140      Examining Room Procedures I
             Lecture = 2        Lab = 2       Credit = 3                                                Lecture = 3      Lab = 4      Clinical = 0     Credit = 5
This course introduces the purpose and action of various mechanical devices.                            DAY: Spring
Topics include cams, cables, gear trains, differentials, screws, belts, pulleys, shafts,   This course provides instruction in clinical examining room procedures. Topics
levers, lubricants, and other devices. Upon completion, students should be able to         include asepsis, infection control, assisting with exams and treatment, patient
analyze, maintain, and troubleshoot the components of mechanical systems.                  education, preparation and administration of medications, EKG, vital signs, and
                                                                                           medical emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
                                                                                           competence in exam room procedures. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Medical
                                                                                           Assisting program and BIO 163
Medical Assisting
                                                                                           MED 150      Laboratory Procedures I
                                                                                                        Lecture = 3      Lab = 4      Clinical = 0     Credit = 5
MED 110      Orientation to Medical Assisting                                                           DAY: Spring
             Lecture = 1        Lab = 0      Clinical = 0       Credit = 1                 This course provides instruction in basic lab techniques used by the
             DAY: Fall                                                                     medical assistant. Topics include lab safety, quality control, collection and
This course covers the history of medicine and the role of the medical assistant in        processing specimens, performing selective tests, phlebotomy, screening
the health care setting. Emphasis is placed on professionalism, communication,             and follow-up of test results, and OSHA/CLIA regulations. Upon completion,
attitude, behaviors, and duties in the medical environment. Upon completion,               students should be able to perform basic lab tests/skills based on course
students should be able to project a positive attitude and promote the profession          topics. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program and
of medical assisting. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program            BIO 163
or permission of instructor; acceptable placement score or CTS 080
                                                                                           MED 232      Medical Insurance Coding
MED 118      Medical Law & Ethics                                                                       Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
             Lecture = 2        Lab = 0      Clinical = 0       Credit = 2                              DAY: Spring
             DAY: Fall                                                                     This course is designed to develop coding skills introduced in MED 131. Emphasis
This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual             is placed on advanced diagnostic and procedural coding in the outpatient facility.
agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed           Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in coding for
consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional            reimbursement. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program or
attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved               permission of instructor, MED 121, MED 130, BIO 163 Corequisite: MED 122
in providing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to
meet the legal and ethical responsibilities of a multi-skilled health professional.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program or permission of
instructor; acceptable placement score or CTS 080


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MED 240      Examining Room Procedures II                                                Medical Laboratory Technology
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 4      Clinical = 0      Credit = 5
             DAY: Fall
This course is designed to expand and build upon skills presented in MED 140.            MLT 110      Introduction to MLT
Emphasis is placed on advanced exam room procedures. Upon completion,                                 Lecture = 2      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 3
students should be able to demonstrate enhanced competence in selected exam                           DAY: Fall
room procedures. Prerequisite: MED 140                                                   This course introduces all aspects of the medical laboratory profession. Topics
                                                                                         include health care/laboratory organization, professional ethics, basic laboratory
MED 260      MED Clinical Externship                                                     techniques, safety, quality assurance, and specimen collection. Upon completion,
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 0     Clinical = 15      Credit = 5                 students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of laboratory
             DAY: Summer                                                                 operations and be able to perform basic laboratory skills. Prerequisite: Enrollment
This course provides the opportunity to apply clinical, laboratory, and administrative   in the Medical Laboratory Technology program or permission of the instructor
skills in a medical facility. Emphasis is placed on enhancing competence in
clinical and administrative skills necessary for comprehensive patient care and          MLT 111      Urinalysis & Body Fluids
strengthening professional communications and interactions. Upon completion,                          Lecture = 1      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 2
students should be able to function as an entry-level health care professional.                       DAY: Spring
Prerequisites: MED 131, MED 140, MED 150, MED 272                                        This course introduces the laboratory analysis of urine and body fluids. Topics
                                                                                         include physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of the urine and body
MED 262      Clinical Perspectives                                                       fluids. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 1                 comprehension in performing and interpreting urinalysis and body fluid tests.
             DAY: Summer                                                                 Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory Technology program
This course is designed to explore personal and occupational responsibilities of
the practicing medical assistant. Emphasis is placed on problems encountered
                                                                                         MLT 120 Hematology/Hemostasis I
during externships and development of problem-solving skills. Upon completion,
                                                                                                      Lecture = 3      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 4
students should be able to demonstrate courteous and diplomatic behavior when
                                                                                                      DAY: Spring
solving problems in the medical facility. Corequisite: MED 260
                                                                                         This course introduces the theory and technology used in analyzing blood cells
                                                                                         and the study of hemostasis. Topics include hematology, hemostasis, and related
MED 270      Symptomatology
                                                                                         laboratory testing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
                                                                                         theoretical comprehension of hematology/hemostasis, perform diagnostic
             DAY: Fall
                                                                                         techniques, and correlate laboratory findings with disorders. Prerequisite:
This course covers the study of disease symptoms and the appropriate actions
                                                                                         Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory Technology program
taken by medical assistants in a medical facility in relation to these symptoms.
Emphasis is placed on interviewing skills and appropriate triage, preparing patients
                                                                                         MLT 125      Immunohematology I
for procedures, and screening test results. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                                      Lecture = 4      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 5
be able to recognize how certain symptoms relate to specific diseases, recognize
                                                                                                      DAY: Spring
emergency situations, and take appropriate actions. Prerequisites: Enrollment
                                                                                         This course introduces the immune system and response; basic concepts of
in the Medical Assisting program or permission of instructor and BIO 163
                                                                                         antigens, antibodies, and their reactions; and applications in transfusion medicine
                                                                                         and serodiagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on immunological and blood
MED 272      Drug Therapy
                                                                                         banking techniques including concepts of cellular and humoral immunity and
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
                                                                                         pretransfusion testing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
             DAY: Spring
                                                                                         theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting routine immunological
This course focuses on major drug groups, including their side effects, interactions,
                                                                                         and blood bank procedures. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory
methods of administration, and proper documentation. Emphasis is placed on
                                                                                         Technology program
the theory of drug administration. Upon completion, students should be able
to identify, spell, recognize side effects of, and document the most commonly
                                                                                         MLT 130      Clinical Chemistry I
used medications in a physician’s office. Prerequisite: MED 140 or permission
                                                                                                      Lecture = 3      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 4
of instructor Corequisite: MED 140
                                                                                                      DAY: Summer
                                                                                         This course introduces the quantitative analysis of blood and body fluids and
                                                                                         their variations in health and disease. Topics include clinical biochemistry,
                                                                                         methodologies, instrumentation, and quality control. Upon completion, students
Marketing & Retailing                                                                    should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension of clinical chemistry,
                                                                                         perform diagnostic techniques, and correlate laboratory findings with disorders.
                                                                                         Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory Technology program and
MKT 120      Principles of Marketing
                                                                                         CHM 130
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services.
Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon           MLT 140      Introduction to Microbiology
completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational                   Lecture = 2      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 3
decision making. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and                            DAY: Fall
ENG 090                                                                                  This course introduces basic techniques and safety procedures in clinical
                                                                                         microbiology. Emphasis is placed on the morphology and identification of
                                                                                         common pathogenic organisms, aseptic technique, staining techniques, and
                                                                                         usage of common media. Upon completion, students should be able to
                                                                                         demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting basic clinical
                                                                                         microbiology procedures. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory
                                                                                         Technology program




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MLT 215      Professional Issues                                                      Maintenance
             Lecture = 1      Lab = 0      Clinical = 0     Credit = 1
             DAY: Spring
This course surveys professional issues in preparation for career entry.              MNT 110      Introduction to Maintenance Procedures
Emphasis is placed on work readiness and theoretical concepts in microbiology,                     Lecture = 1          Lab = 3     Credit = 2
immunohematology, hematology, and clinical chemistry. Upon completion,                This course covers basic maintenance fundamentals for power transmission
students should be able to demonstrate competence in career entry-level areas and     equipment. Topics include equipment inspection, lubrication, alignment, and other
be prepared for the national certification examination. Prerequisite: Enrollment       scheduled maintenance procedures. Upon completion, students should be able
in the Medical Laboratory Technology program                                          to demonstrate knowledge of accepted maintenance procedures and practices
                                                                                      according to current industry standards. This will include mechanical and electrical
MLT 216      Professional Issues                                                      drives, variable speed controls and basic speed and power calculations.
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Clinical = 0     Credit = 1
             DAY: Fall
This course surveys professional issues in preparation for career entry.
Emphasis is placed on work readiness and theoretical concepts in microbiology,        Therapeutic Massage
immunohematology, hematology, and clinical chemistry. Upon completion,
students should be able to demonstrate competence in career entry-level areas and
be prepared for the national certification examination. Prerequisite: Enrollment       MTH 110      Fundamentals of Massage
                                                                                                   Lecture = 6          Lab = 12   Credit = 10
in the Medical Laboratory Technology program
                                                                                      This course introduces concepts basic to the role of the massage therapist.
MLT 220      Hematology/Hemostasis II                                                 Emphasis is placed on beginning theory and techniques of body work as well as
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 3
                                                                                      skill in therapeutic touch. Upon completion of the course, the student should be
             DAY: Spring
                                                                                      able to apply basic practical massage therapy skills. Prerequisite: Admission to
This course covers the theories and techniques used in the advanced analysis of       the Therapeutic Massage program.
human blood cells and hemostasis. Emphasis is placed on the study of hematologic
disorders, abnormal cell development and morphology, and related testing. Upon        MTH 120      Therapeutic Massage Applications
                                                                                                   Lecture = 6          Lab = 12   Credit = 10
completion, students should be able to demonstrate a theoretical comprehension
and application of abnormal hematology and normal and abnormal hemostasis.            This course provides an expanded knowledge and skill base for the massage
Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory Technology program and            therapist. Emphasis is placed on selected therapeutic approaches throughout
MLT 120                                                                               the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to perform entry level
                                                                                      therapeutic massage on various populations. Prerequisite: MTH 110
MLT 240      Special Clinical Microbiology
             Lecture = 2      Lab = 3      Clinical = 0     Credit = 3
                                                                                      MTH 125      Ethics of Massage
                                                                                                   Lecture = 2          Lab = 0     Credit = 2
             DAY: Fall
This course is designed to introduce special techniques in clinical microbiology.     This course is designed to explore issues related to the practice of massage
Emphasis is placed on advanced areas in microbiology. Upon completion,                therapy. Emphasis is placed on ethical, legal, professional, and political issues.
students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing        Upon completion , students should be able to discuss issues relating to the
and interpreting specialized clinical microbiology procedures. Prerequisite:          practice of massage therapy, client/therapist relationships as well as ethical issues.
MLT 140                                                                               Prerequisite: MTH 110

MLT 251 MLT Practicum I                                                               MTH 210      Advanced Skills of Massage
                                                                                                   Lecture = 4          Lab = 12    Credit = 8
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 0      Clinical = 3     Credit = 1
             DAY: Summer
                                                                                      This course provides knowledge and skills in diverse body work modalities.
This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is          Emphasis is placed on selected techniques such as Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports
placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students               Massage, Soft Tissue Release, Spa Approaches, Oriental Therapies, and energy
should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical                techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic skills in
evaluations. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory Technology           techniques covered. Prerequisite: MTH 120; course offered on demand
program and BIO 163, MLT 110, MLT 111, MLT 125, MLT 130, MLT 220 and
MLT 240 or permission of instructor                                                   MTH 220      Outcome-Based Massage
                                                                                                   Lecture = 4          Lab = 9     Credit = 7

MLT 267 MLT Practicum II                                                              This course provides knowledge and skills in more complex body works modalities.
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 0    Clinical = 24      Credit = 8
                                                                                      Emphasis is placed on developing advanced skills in outcome-based Massage.
             DAY: Fall
                                                                                      Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic skills in techniques
This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed   covered. Prerequisite: MTH 120; course offered on demand
on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able
to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations. Prerequisite:
MLT 251 or permission of instructor
                                                                                      Music
MLT 275      MLT Practicum III
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 0    Clinical = 15      Credit = 5
                                                                                      MUS 110      Music Appreciation (CAA)
             DAY: Spring
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed
                                                                                                   DAY: Fall • Spring     EVENING: On Demand
on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able
                                                                                      This course is a basic survey of the music of the Western world. Emphasis is
to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations. Prerequisite:
                                                                                      placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form, and style within a
MLT 267 or permission of instructor
                                                                                      historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
                                                                                      skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music. Prerequisites:
                                                                                      ENG 090 and RED 090




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MUS 111     Fundamentals of Music (CAA)                                              MUS 141      Ensemble I (CAA)
            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Credit = 3                                             Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
            DAY: Spring                                                              This course provides an opportunity to perform in any combination of instrumental,
This course is an introductory course for students with little or no music           vocal, or keyboard groups of two or more. Emphasis is placed on the development
background. Emphasis is placed on music notation, rhythmic patterns, scales,         of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble
key signatures, intervals, and chords. Upon completion, students should be able      literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed
to demonstrate an understanding of the rudiments of music, basic listening and       to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance
understanding of the art of music. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
                                                                                     MUS 142      Ensemble II (CAA)
MUS 112     Introduction to Jazz (CAA)                                                            Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Credit = 3                                This course is a continuation of MUS 141. Emphasis is placed on the development
            DAY: Spring                                                              of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble
This course introduces the origins and musical components of jazz and the            literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed
contributions of its major artists. Emphasis is placed on the development of         to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance. Prerequisite:
discriminating listening habits, as well as the investigation of the styles and      MUS 141
structural forms of the jazz idiom. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate skills in listening and understanding this form of American music.       MUS 151      Class Music I (CAA)
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090                                                                Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
                                                                                     This course provides group instruction in skills and techniques of the particular
MUS 113     American Music (CAA)                                                     instrument or voice for those with little or no previous experience. Emphasis is
            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Credit = 3                                placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate
            DAY: Spring                                                              literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a proficiency
This course introduces various musical styles, influences, and composers of the       in the studies skills and repertoire through performance. Prerequisites:
United States from pre-Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on the      ENG 090 and RED 090
broad variety of music particular to American culture. Upon completion, students
should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of         MUS 152      Class Music II (CAA)
American music. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090                                                Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
                                                                                     This course is a continuation of MUS 151. Emphasis is placed on techniques and
MUS 114     Non-Western Music (CAA)                                                  styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion,
            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Credit = 3                                students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studies skills and
            DAY: Fall                                                                repertoire through performance. Prerequisite: MUS 151
This course provides a basic survey of the music of the non-Western world.
Emphasis is placed on non-traditional instruments, sources, and performing           MUS 161       Applied Music I (CAA)
practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic                Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2
listening and understanding of the art of non-Western music. Prerequisites:          This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the
ENG 090 and RED 090                                                                  particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and
                                                                                     the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students
MUS 121     Music Theory I (CAA)                                                     should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire
            Lecture = 3       Lab = 2      Credit = 4                                through performance. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
This course provides an in-depth introduction to melody, rhythm, and harmony.
Emphasis is placed on fundamental melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic analysis,          MUS 162      Applied Music II (CAA)
introduction to part writing, ear-training, and sight-singing. Upon completion,                   Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2
students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the recognition and             This course is a continuation of MUS 161. Emphasis is placed on techniques and
application of the above. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090                         styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion,
                                                                                     students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and
                                                                                     repertoire through performance. Prerequisite: MUS 161
MUS 122     Music Theory II (CAA)
            Lecture = 3       Lab = 2      Credit = 4
                                                                                     MUS 210      History of Rock Music (CAA)
This course is a continuation of studies begin in MUS 121. Emphasis is placed
                                                                                                  Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
on advanced melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic analysis and continued studies in
                                                                                                  DAY: Spring
part-writing, ear-training, and sight-singing. Upon completion, students should be
                                                                                     This course is a survey of Rock music from the early 1950s to the present. Emphasis
able to demonstrate proficiency in the recognition and application of the above.
                                                                                     is placed on musical groups, soloists, and styles related to the evolution of this
Prerequisite: MUS 121
                                                                                     idiom and on related historical and social events. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                     be able to identify specific styles and to explain the influence of selected performers
MUS 131     Chorus I (CAA)
                                                                                     within their respective eras. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
            Lecture = 0       Lab = 2      Credit = 1
This course provides an opportunity to gain experience singing in a chorus.
                                                                                     MUS 212      American Musical Theatre (CAA)
Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a
                                                                                                  Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
variety of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students
                                                                                                  DAY: Spring
should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing
                                                                                     This course covers the origins and development of the musical from Show Boat
leading to performance.
                                                                                     to the present. Emphasis is placed on the investigation of the structure of the
                                                                                     musical and its components through listening and analysis. Upon completion,
MUS 132     Chorus II (CAA)
                                                                                     students should be able to demonstrate skills in listening and understanding this
            Lecture = 0       Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                     form of American Music. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
This course provides a continuation of studies begun in MUS 131. Emphasis is
placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles
                                                                                     MUS 221      Music Theory III (CAA)
and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to
                                                                                                  Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.
                                                                                     This course is a continuation of MUS 122. Emphasis is placed on altered and
Prerequisite: MUS 131
                                                                                     chromatic harmony, common practice era compositional techniques and forms,
                                                                                     and continued studies in part-writing, ear-training, and sight-singing. Upon
                                                                                     completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the recognition
                                                                                     and application of the above. Prerequisite: MUS 122



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MUS 222      Music Theory IV (CAA)                                                       Networking Technology
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
This course is a continuation of studies begun in MUS 221. Emphasis
is placed on continued study of common practice era compositional                        NET 110     Networking Concepts
techniques and forms, 20th century practices, ear-training, and sight-                               Lecture = 2      Lab = 2       Credit = 3
singing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate                         This course introduces students to the networking field. Topics include network
proficiency in the recognition and application of the above. Prerequisite:                terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model,
MUS 222                                                                                  cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards.
                                                                                         Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking
MUS 231      Chorus III (CAA)                                                            mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                  Protocols. Corequisite: CIS 110
This course is a continuation of MUS 132. Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques
and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of choral literature.   NET 125     Networking Basics
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to                             Lecture = 1      Lab = 4       Credit = 3

participate in choral singing leading to performance. Prerequisite: MUS 132              This course introduces the networking field. Emphasis is placed on network
                                                                                         terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model,
MUS 232 Chorus IV (CAA)                                                                  cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards.
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                  Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking
This course is a continuation of MUS 231. Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques         mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP
and the study of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students      Protocols.
should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading
to performance. Prerequisite: MUS 231                                                    NET 126     Routing Basics
                                                                                                     Lecture = 1      Lab = 4       Credit = 3
MUS 241 Ensemble III (CAA)                                                               This course focuses on initial router configuration, router software management,
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
                                                                                         routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs). Emphasis
This course is a continuation of MUS 142. Emphasis is placed on the development          will be placed on the fundamentals of router configuration, managing router
of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble       software, routing protocol, and access lists. Upon completion, students should
literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed        have an understanding of routers and their role in WANs, router configuration,
to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance. Prerequisite:                 routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, and ACLs. Prerequisite: NET 125
MUS 142

MUS 242       Ensemble IV (CAA)                                                          NET 225     Routing & Switching I
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                              Lecture = 1      Lab = 4       Credit = 3
This course is a continuation of MUS 2412. Emphasis is placed on the development         This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing
of performance skills and the study of styles of ensemble literature. Upon               protocols, command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching,
completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate          VLANs, STP, and VTP. Emphasis will be placed on application and demonstration
in ensemble playing leading to performance. Prerequisite: MUS 241                        of skills acquired in pre-requisite courses. Upon completion, students should be
                                                                                         able to perform tasks related to VLSM, routing protocols, switching concepts and
MUS 261      Applied Music III (CAA)                                                     configuration, STP, VLANs, and VTP. Prerequisite: NET 126
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2
This course is a continuation of MUS 261. Emphasis is placed on techniques and           NET 226     Routing & Switching II
styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion,                     Lecture = 1      Lab = 4       Credit = 3
students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and              This course introduces WAN theory and design, WAN technology, PPP, Frame Relay,
repertoire through performance. Prerequisite: MUS 162                                    ISDN, and additional case studies. Topics include network congestion problems,
                                                                                         TCP/IP transport and network layer protocols, advanced routing and switching
MUS 262      Applied Music IV (CAA)                                                      configuration, ISDN protocols, PPP encapsulation operations on a router. Upon
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 2       Credit = 2                                  completion, students should be able to provide solutions for network routing
This course is a continuation of MUS 261. Emphasis is placed on techniques and           problems, identify ISDN protocols, and describe the Spanning Tree protocol.
styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion,         Prerequisite: NET 225
students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and
repertoire through performance. Prerequisite: MUS 261                                    NET 289     Networking Project
                                                                                                     Lecture = 1      Lab = 4       Credit = 3
MUS 271      Music History I (CAA)                                                       This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant networking project
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support.
             DAY: Spring                                                                 Emphasis is placed on project definition, documentation, installation, testing,
This course is the first of a two-semester, in-depth study of music history.              presentation, and training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete
Emphasis is placed on the history and literature of music from Antiquity through         a project from the definition phase through implementation. Corequisite:
the Baroque Period. Upon completion, students should be able to trace important          NET 226
musical developments and demonstrate an understanding of the composers’
styles. Prerequisite: MUS 122


MUS 272      Music History II (CAA)                                                      Network Operating Systems
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             DAY: Spring                                                                 NOS 110     Operating System Concepts
This course is the second of a two-semester, in-depth study of music history.                        Lecture = 2      Lab = 3       Credit = 3
Emphasis is placed on the history and literature of music from the Classical Period      This course introduces students to a broad range of operating system concepts,
to the present. Upon completion, students should be able to trace important              including installation and maintenance. Emphasis is place on operating system
musical developments and demonstrate an understanding of the composers’                  concepts, management, maintenance, and resources required. Upon completion
styles. Prerequisite: MUS 271                                                            of this course, students will have an understanding of OS concepts, installation,
                                                                                         management, maintenance, using a variety of operating systems.




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NOS 120         Linux/UNIX Single User                                                                     NUR 110      Nursing I
                Lecture = 2           Lab = 2          Credit = 3                                                       Lecture = 5       Lab = 3      Clinical = 6      Credit = 8
This course develops the necessary skills for students to develop both GUI                                              DAY: Fall
and command line skills for using and customizing a Linux workstation. Topics                              This course introduces concepts basic to beginning nursing practice. Emphasis
include Linux file system and access permissions, GNOME Interface, VI editor,                               is placed on introducing the nurse’s role as provider of care, manager of care,
X Window System expression pattern matching, I/O redirection, network and                                  and member of the discipline of nursing. Upon completion, students should be
printing utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to customize and                              able to demonstrate beginning competence in caring for individuals with common
use Linux systems for command line requirements and desktop productivity roles.                            alterations in health. Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing
Prerequisite: NOS 110                                                                                      program Corequisites: BIO 165 and PSY 150

NOS 130         Windows Single User                                                                        NUR 111      Introduction to Health Concepts
                Lecture = 2           Lab = 2          Credit = 3                                                       Lecture = 4       Lab = 6      Clinical = 6      Credit = 8
T h i s c o u r s e i n t r o d u c e s o p e ra t i n g s y s t e m c o n c e p t s f o r s i n g l e -   This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual,
user systems. Topics include hardware management, file and memory                                          healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain
management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities. Upon                                         including medication, administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary
completion, students should be able to perform operating systems                                           terms, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual-centered care, and quality
functions at the support level in a single-user environment. Prerequisite:                                 improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing
NOS 110                                                                                                    care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

NOS 220         Linux/UNIX Administration I                                                                NUR 112      Health-Illness Concepts
                Lecture = 2           Lab = 2          Credit = 3                                                       Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 6      Credit = 5
This course introduces the Linux file system, group administration, and system                              This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains
hardware controls. Topics include installation, creation and maintaining file                               of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of
systems, NIS client and DHCP client configuration, NFS, SMB/Samba, Configure X,                              acid-base, metabolism, cellular regulation, oxygenation, infection, stress/coping,
Gnome, KDE, basic memory, processes, and security. Upon completion, students                               health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care,
should be able to perform system administration tasks including installation,                              safety, qualify improvement, and informatics. Upon completion, students should
configuring and attaching a new Linux workstation to an existing network.                                   be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this
Prerequisite: NOS 120.                                                                                     course. Prerequisite: NUR 111

NOS 230         Windows Administration I                                                                   NUR 113      Family Health Concepts
                Lecture = 2           Lab = 2          Credit = 3                                                       Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 6      Credit = 5
This course covers the installation and administration of a Windows Server network                         This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains
operating system. Topics include managing and maintaining physical and logical                             of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts
devices, access to resources, the server environment, managing users, computers,                           of oxygenation, sexuality, reproduction, grief/loss, mood/affect, behaviors,
and groups, and Managing/Implementing Disaster Recovery. Upon completion,                                  development, family, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions,
students should be able to manage and maintain a Windows Server environment.                               managing care, safety, and advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able
Prerequisite: NOS 130                                                                                      to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.
                                                                                                           Prerequisite: NUR 111

                                                                                                           NUR 114      Holistic Health Concepts
Nursing                                                                                                                 Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 6      Credit = 5
                                                                                                           This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains
                                                                                                           of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of
NUR 101         Practical Nursing I                                                                        cellular regulation, perfusion, inflammation, sensory perception, stress/coping,
                Lecture = 7           Lab = 6        Clinical = 6           Credit = 11                    mood-affect, cognition, self, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional
This course introduces concepts as related to the practical nurse’s caregiver and                          behaviors, caring interventions, and safety. Upon completion, students should
discipline-specific roles. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, legal/ethical/                        be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this
professional issues, wellness/illness patterns, and basic nursing skills. Upon                             course. Prerequisite: NUR 111
completion, students should be able to demonstrate beginning understanding of
nursing process to promote/maintain/restore optimum health for diverse clients                             NUR 120      Nursing II
throughout the life span. This is a diploma-level course. Prerequisite: Admission                                       Lecture = 5       Lab = 3      Clinical = 6      Credit = 8
to the Practical Nursing program Corequisite: BIO 163                                                                   DAY: Spring
                                                                                                           This course provides an expanded knowledge base for delivering nursing care to
NUR 102         Practical Nursing II                                                                       individuals of various ages. Emphasis is placed on developing the nurse’s role
                Lecture = 8           Lab = 0       Clinical = 12           Credit = 12                    as provider of care, manager of care, and member of the discipline of nursing.
This course introduces more advanced concepts as related to the practical nurse’s                          Upon completion, students should be able to participate in the delivery of
caregiver and discipline-specific roles. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process,                         nursing care for individuals with common alterations in health. Prerequisite:
delegation, cost effectiveness, legal/ethical/professional issues and wellness/illness                     NUR 110 Corequisites: BIO 166 and PSY 241
patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to begin participating in the
nursing process to promote/maintain/restore optimum health for diverse clients                             NUR 130      Nursing III
throughout the life span. This is a diploma-level course. Prerequisite: NUR 101                                         Lecture = 4       Lab = 3      Clinical = 6      Credit = 7
Corequisite: PSY 150                                                                                                    DAY: Summer
                                                                                                           This course provides an expanded knowledge base for delivering nursing care to
NUR 103         Practical Nursing III                                                                      individuals of various ages. Emphasis is placed on expanding the nurse’s role as
                Lecture = 6           Lab = 0       Clinical = 12           Credit = 10                    provider of care, manager of care, and member of the discipline of nursing. Upon
This course focuses on the use of nursing-related concepts by practical nurses as                          completion, students should be able to deliver nursing care to individuals with
providers of care/members of discipline in collaboration with health team members.                         common alterations in health. Prerequisite: NUR 120 Corequisite: COM 120
Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, delegation, cost effectiveness,
legal/ethical/professional issues and wellness/illness patterns. Upon completion,
students should be able to use the nursing process to promote/maintain/restore
optimum health for diverse clients throughout the life span. This is a diploma level
course. Prerequisite: NUR 102 Corequisites: ENG 111, PSY 241



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NUR 210      Nursing IV                                                                NUR 222      LPN to ADN Concepts II
             Lecture = 5      Lab = 3     Clinical = 12      Credit = 10                            Lecture = 6       Lab = 0       Clinical = 9      Credit = 9
             DAY: Fall                                                                 This course is designed for the LPN to ADN student to explore the concepts
This course provides an expanded knowledge base for delivering nursing care            within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis
to individuals of various ages. Emphasis is placed on using collaboration as a         is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, thermoregulation,
provider of care, manager of care, and member of the discipline of nursing.            oxygenation, tissue integrity, infection, perfusion, mobility, reproduction, sexuality,
Upon completion, students should be able to modify nursing care for individuals        health-wellness-illness, proefssional behaviors, accountability, advocacy, and
with common alterations in health. Prerequisite: NUR 130 Corequisites:                 collaboration. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the
ENG 111 and MAT 140                                                                    knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized,
                                                                                       entry-level nursing care. Prerequisite: NUR 221 (This course replaces NUR 224
NUR 211      Health Care Concepts                                                      beginning fall 2010.)
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0      Clinical = 6      Credit = 5
This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains       NUR 224      LPN to ADN Nursing II
of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of                   Lecture = 6       Lab = 0       Clinical = 9      Credit = 9
cellular regulation, perfusion, infection, immunity, mobility, comfort, behaviors,                  DAY: Spring
health-wellness-illness, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, managing      This course is designed to increase the Licensed Practical Nurse’s knowledge and
care, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe             application of advanced medical/surgical concepts to independently deliver nursing
nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. Prerequisite:        care to diverse individuals. Emphasis is placed on the LPN utilizing critical thinking
NUR 111                                                                                in the role of Registered Nurse as a provider and manager of care and member
                                                                                       is the discipline of nursing. Upon completion, students should be able to provide
NUR 212      Health System Concepts                                                    independent nursing care to diverse individuals with common and complex health
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0      Clinical = 6      Credit = 5                conditions. Prerequisite: NUR 222
This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains
of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts
of grief/loss, violence, health-wellness-illness, collaboration, managing care,
safety, advocacy, legal issues, policy, healthcare systems, ethics, accountability,
and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to
                                                                                       Nutrition
provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.
Prerequisite: NUR 111                                                                  NUT 110      Nutrition
                                                                                                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
NUR 213      Complex Health Concepts                                                   This course covers basic principles of nutrition and their relationship to human
             Lecture = 4      Lab = 3     Clinical = 15      Credit = 10               health. Topics include meeting nutritional needs of healthy people, menu
This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains            modification based on special dietary needs, food habits, and contemporary
of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts         problems associated with food selection. Upon completion, students should be
of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence,        able to apply basic nutritional concepts as they relate to health and well-being.
health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing
care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students
should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to
provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care. Prerequisites: NUR 111,     Paralegal Technology
NUR 112, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 211 and NUR 212
                                                                                       (For Paralegal Technology courses, see LEX on page 165)
NUR 220      Nursing V
             Lecture = 4      Lab = 3     Clinical = 15      Credit = 10
             DAY: Spring
This course provides an expanded knowledge base for delivering nursing
care to individuals of various ages. Emphasis is placed on the nurse’s role as
                                                                                       Phlebotomy
an independent provider and manager of care for a group of individuals and
member of a multidisciplinary team. Upon completion, students should be able           PBT 100      Phlebotomy Technology
to provide comprehensive nursing care to a group of individuals with common                         Lecture = 5       Lab = 2       Clinical = 0      Credit = 6
complex health alterations. Prerequisite: NUR 210 Corequisites: ENG 114;                            DAY: Fall
Humanities elective                                                                    This course provides instruction in the skills needed for the proper collection of
                                                                                       blood and other specimens used for diagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on
NUR 221      LPN to ADN Concepts I                                                     ethics, legalities, medical terminology, safety and universal precautions, health
             Lecture = 6      Lab = 0      Clinical = 9      Credit = 9                care delivery systems, patient relations, anatomy and physiology, and specimen
This course is designed for the LPN to ADN student to explore the concepts within      collection. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence
the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed       in the theoretical comprehension of phlebotomy techniques. This is a certificate-
on the concepts of safety, perfusion, inflammation, oxygenation, mood/affect,           level course. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Phlebotomy Technology program
behavior, development, family, health-wellness-illness, sensory perception,            Corequisite: PBT 101
stress/coping, cognition, self, violence, and professional behaviors. Upon
completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the     PBT 101      Phlebotomy Practicum
concepts identified in this course. Prerequisites: BIO 166, COM 120, ENG 114,                        Lecture = 0       Lab = 0       Clinical = 9      Credit = 3
PSY 150, PSY 241, Humanities elective (This course replaces NUR 222 beginning                       DAY: Fall
fall 2010.)                                                                            This course provides supervised experience in the performance of venipuncture
                                                                                       and microcollection techniques in a clinical facility. Emphasis is placed on patient
NUR 222      LPN to ADN Nursing I                                                      interaction and application of universal precautions, proper collection techniques,
             Lecture = 6      Lab = 0      Clinical = 6      Credit = 8                special procedures, specimen handling, and data management. Upon completion,
             DAY: Fall                                                                 students should be able to safely perform procedures necessary for specimen
This course is designed to allow the Licensed Practical Nurse to expand knowledge      collections on patients in various health care settings. This is a certificate-level
and skills to independently deliver nursing care to diverse individuals. Emphasis is   course. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Phlebotomy Technology program
placed on utilizing critical thinking in the role of Registered Nurse, as a provider   Corequisite: PBT 100
and manager of care and member of the discipline. Upon completion, students
should be able to provide independent nursing care for diverse individuals with
mental, emotional, psychiatric, or common alterations in health. Prerequisites:
Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing program; BIO 166 and PSY 241
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Process Control                                                                       PED 125     Self-Defense—Beginning (CAA)
                                                                                                  Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course is designed to aid students in developing rudimentary skills in
PCI 264      Process Control with PLCs                                                self-defense. Emphasis is placed on stances, blocks, punches, and kicks
             Lecture = 3      Lab = 3       Credit = 4                                as well as non-physical means of self-defense. Upon completion, students
This course introduces automatic process control implemented with PLC                 should be able to demonstrate basic self-defense techniques of a physical
technology. Topics include interfacing and controlling advanced PID control loops     and non-physical nature. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
and devices using various PLC-based systems. Upon completion, students should         RED 090
be able to demonstrate an understanding of advanced applications of process
control and instrumentation systems with PLC-based devices. Prerequisite:             PED 128     Golf—Beginning (CAA)
ELC 228                                                                                           Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course emphasizes the fundamentals of golf. Topics include the proper
                                                                                      grips, stance, alignment, swings for the short and long game, putting,
                                                                                      and the rules and etiquette of golf. Upon completion, students should be
Physical Education                                                                    able to perform the basic golf shots and demonstrate a knowledge of the
                                                                                      rules and etiquette of golf. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
                                                                                      RED 090
PED 110      Fit & Well for Life (CAA)
             Lecture = 1      Lab = 2       Credit = 2
                                                                                      PED 130     Tennis—Beginning (CAA)
This course provides is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts                      Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed      This course emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis. Topics include basic
on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management,        strokes, rules, etiquette, and court play. Upon completion, students should be
and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should           able to play recreational tennis. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
be able to plan a personal lifelong fitness program based on individual needs,         RED 090
abilities, and interests. This course is designed for temporarily and permanently
physically challenged individuals. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or        PED 137     Badminton (CAA)
RED 090                                                                                           Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course covers the fundamentals of badminton. Emphasis is placed on the
PED 111      Physical Fitness I (CAA)                                                 basics of serving, clears, drops, drives, smashes, and the rules and strategies
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 3       Credit = 1
                                                                                      of singles and doubles. Upon completion, students should be able to apply
This course provides an individualized approach to physical fitness utilizing          these skills in playing situations. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
the five major components. Emphasis is placed on the scientific basis for               RED 090
setting up and engaging in personalized physical fitness programs. Upon
completion, students should be able to set up and implement an individualized         PED 138     Archery (CAA)
physical fitness program. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or                             Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
RED 090                                                                               This course introduces basic archery, safety and skills. Topics include proper
                                                                                      techniques of stance, bracing, drawing, and releasing as well as terminology
PED 112      Physical Fitness II (CAA)                                                and scoring. Upon completion, students should be able to participate
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 3       Credit = 1
                                                                                      safely in target archery. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
This course is an intermediate-level fitness class. Topics include specific exercises   RED 090
contributing to fitness and the role exercise plays in developing body systems.
Upon completion, students should be able to implement and evaluate an                 PED 139     Bowling—Beginning (CAA)
individualized physical fitness program. Prerequisite: PED 111                                     Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course introduces the fundamentals of bowling. Emphasis is
PED 117      Weight Training I (CAA)                                                  placed on ball selection, grips, stance, and delivery along with rules
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 3       Credit = 1
                                                                                      and etiquette. Upon completion, students should be able to participate
This course introduces the basics of weight training. Emphasis is placed on           in recreational bowling. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and muscle tone. Upon               RED 090
completion, students should be able to establish and implement a personal
weight training program. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or                  PED 142     Lifetime Sports (CAA)
RED 090                                                                                           Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course is designed to give an overview of a variety of sports activities.
PED 118      Weight Training II (CAA)                                                 Emphasis is placed on the skills and rules necessary to participate in
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 3       Credit = 1
                                                                                      a variety of lifetime sports. Upon completion, students should be able
This course covers advanced levels of weight training. Emphasis is placed on          to demonstrate an awareness of the importance of participating in
meeting individual training goals and addressing weight training needs and            lifetime sports activities. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
interests. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement        RED 090
an individualized advanced weight training program. Prerequisite: PED 117
                                                                                      PED 143     Volleyball—Beginning (CAA)
PED 121      Walk, Jog, Run (CAA)                                                                 Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
             Lecture = 0      Lab = 3       Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course covers the fundamentals of volleyball. Emphasis is placed on
This course covers the basic concepts involved in safely and effectively improving    the basics of serving, passing, setting, spiking, blocking, and the rules and
cardiovascular fitness. Emphasis is placed on walking, jogging, or running as          etiquette of volleyball. Upon completion, students should be able to participate
a means of achieving fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to              in recreational volleyball. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
understand and appreciate the benefits derived from these activities. Exercise         RED 090
bikes, circuit training, and other aerobic activities will also be utilized to meet
the objectives of this course. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or            PED 145     Basketball—Beginning (CAA)
RED 090                                                                                           Lecture = 0      Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                      This course covers the fundamentals of basketball. Emphasis is
                                                                                      placed on skill development, knowledge of the rules, and basic game
                                                                                      strategy. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in
                                                                                      recreational basketball. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
                                                                                      RED 090


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PED 156      Scuba Diving (CAA)                                                          PHM 115 Pharmacy Calculations
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                               Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
This course provides basic instruction in fundamental skills and safety procedures                    DAY: Fall
for scuba diving. Emphasis is placed on the history, theory, and principles of           This course provides an introduction to the metric, avoirdupois, and apothecary
diving; development of diving skills; safety; care and maintenance of equipment.         systems of measurement and the calculations used in pharmacy practice. Topics
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills, knowledge, and           include ratio and proportion, dosage determinations, percentage preparations,
techniques of scuba diving in preparation for diver certification.                        reducing and enlarging formulas, dilution and concentration, aliquots, specific
                                                                                         gravity and density, and flow rates. Upon completion, students should be able
PED 170      Backpacking (CAA)                                                           to correctly perform calculations required to properly prepare a medication order.
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1                                  Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or MAT 060 and MAT 070
This course covers the proper techniques for establishing a campsite, navigating
in the wilderness, and planning for an overnight trip. Topics include planning for       PHM 118      Sterile Products
meals, proper use of maps and compass, and packing and dressing for extended                          Lecture = 3       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 4
periods in the outdoors. Upon completion, students should be able to identify quality                 DAY: Spring
backpacking equipment, identify the principles of no-trace camping, and successfully     This course provides an introduction to intravenous admixture preparation and
complete a backpacking experience. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or           other sterile products, including total parenteral nutrition and chemotherapy.
RED 090                                                                                  Topics include aseptic techniques; facilities, equipment, and supplies
                                                                                         utilized in admixture preparation; incompatibility and stability; laminar
                                                                                         flow hoods; immunizations and irrigation solutions; and quality assurance.
                                                                                         Upon completion, students should be able to describe and demonstrate
Philosophy                                                                               the steps involved in preparation of intermittent and continuous infusions,
                                                                                         total parenteral nutrition, and chemotherapy. Prerequisites: PHM 110 and
                                                                                         PHM 111
PHI 215      Philosophical Issues (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  PHM 120 Pharmacology I
This course introduces fundamental issues in philosophy considering the views                         Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
of classical and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on knowledge                           DAY: Fall
and belief, appearance and reality, determinism and free will, faith and reason,         This course introduces the study of the properties, effects, and therapeutic value
and justice and inequality. Upon completion, students should be able to identify,        of the primary agents in the major drug categories. Topics include nutritional
analyze, and critique the philosophical components of an issue. Prerequisite:            products, blood modifiers, hormones, diuretics, cardiovascular agents, respiratory
ENG 111                                                                                  drugs, and gastrointestinal agents. Upon completion, students should be able
                                                                                         to place major drugs into correct therapeutic categories and identify indications,
PHI 240      Introduction to Ethics (CAA)                                                side effects, and trade and generic names. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  score or RED 090
This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral
judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on           PHM 125      Pharmacology II
utilitarianism, rule-based ethics, existentialism, relativism versus objectivism, and                 Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3
egoism. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories                    DAY: Spring
to individual moral issues such as euthanasia, abortion, crime and punishment,           This course provides a continuation of the study of the properties, effects, and
and justice. Prerequisite: ENG 111                                                       therapeutic value of the primary agents in the major drug categories. Topics
                                                                                         include autonomic and central nervous system agents, anti-inflammatory agents,
                                                                                         and anti-infective drugs. Upon completion, students should be able to place major
                                                                                         drugs into correct therapeutic categories and identify indications, side effects,
Pharmacy Technology                                                                      and trade and generic names. Prerequisite: PHM 120

                                                                                         PHM 132      Pharmacy Clinical
PHM 110 Introduction to Pharmacy                                                                      Lecture = 0       Lab = 0      Clinical = 6      Credit = 2
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3                              DAY: Spring
             DAY: Fall                                                                   This course provides an opportunity to work in pharmacy settings under a pharmacist’s
This course introduces pharmacy practice and the technician’s role in a variety of       supervision. Emphasis is placed on effective communication with personnel,
pharmacy settings. Topics include medical terminology and abbreviations, drug            developing proper employee attitude, and dispensing of medications. Upon
delivery systems, law and ethics, prescription and medication orders, and the            completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of pharmacy
health care system. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the role of      operations, utilize references, dispense medications, prepare patient charges, and
pharmacy technicians, read and interpret drug orders, describe quality assurance,        efficiently operate computers. This course is graded pass/fail. Prerequisite:
and utilize pharmacy references. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or             PHM 111
RED 090 and CTS 080
                                                                                         PHM 134      Pharmacy Clinical
PHM 111      Pharmacy Practice I                                                                      Lecture = 0       Lab = 0    Clinical = 12       Credit = 4
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 4                              DAY: Spring
             DAY: Fall                                                                   This course provides an opportunity to work in pharmacy settings under a pharmacist’s
This course provides instruction in the technical procedures for preparing and           supervision. Emphasis is placed on effective communication with personnel,
dispensing drugs in the hospital and retail settings under supervision of a registered   developing proper employee attitude, and dispensing of medications. Upon
pharmacist. Topics include drug packaging and labeling, out-patient dispensing,          completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of pharmacy
hospital dispensing procedures, controlled substance procedures, inventory control,      operations, utilize references, dispense medications, prepare patient charges, and
and non-sterile compounding. Upon completion, students should be able to                 efficiently operate computers. This course is graded pass/fail. Prerequisite:
perform basic supervised dispensing techniques in a variety of pharmacy settings.        PHM 118
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Pharmacy Technology program




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PHM 138      Pharmacy Clinical                                                          Physics
             Lecture = 0       Lab = 0    Clinical = 24       Credit = 8
This course provides an opportunity to work in pharmacy settings under a
pharmacist’s supervision. Emphasis is placed on effective communication with            PHY 110      Conceptual Physics (CAA)
personnel, developing proper employee attitude, and dispensing of medications.                       Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of             This course provides a conceptually-based exposure to the fundamental principles
pharmacy operations, utilize references, dispense medications, prepare patient          and processes of the physical world. Topics include basic concepts of motion,
charges, and efficiently operate computers.                                              forces, energy, heat, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of matter and the
                                                                                        universe. Upon completion, students should be able to describe examples and
PHM 140      Trends in Pharmacy                                                         applications of the principles studied. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 2                MAT 070 and RED 090 Corequisite: PHY 110A
             DAY: Spring
This course covers the major issues, trends, and concepts in contemporary               PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab (CAA)
pharmacy practice. Topics include professional ethics, continuing education, job                     Lecture = 0       Lab = 2       Credit = 1
placement, and the latest developments in pharmacy technician practice. Upon            This course is a laboratory for PHY 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory
completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the             experiences that enhance materials presented in PHY 110. Upon completion,
topics discussed. Prerequisite: PHM 110                                                 students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts
                                                                                        presented in PHY 110. Corequisite: PHY 110
PHM 150      Hospital Pharmacy
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 3      Clinical = 0      Credit = 4                PHY 131      Physics-Mechanics
This course provides an in-depth study of hospital pharmacy practice. Topics                         Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
include hospital organizational structure, committee functions, utilization of          This algebra/trigonometry-based course introduces fundamental physical concepts
reference works, purchasing and inventory control, drug delivery systems, and           as applied to engineering technology fields. Topics include systems of units,
intravenous admixture preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to          problem-solving methods, graphical analysis, vectors, motion, forces, Newton’s
explain hospital organizations/committee functions, interpret and enter patient         laws of motion, work, energy, power, momentum, and properties of matter. Upon
orders, fill unit-dose cassettes, and prepare intravenous admixtures. Prerequisite:      completion, students should be able to apply the principles studied to applications
Enrollment in the Pharmacy Technology program Corequisite: PHM 118                      in engineering technology fields. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement score or
                                                                                        RED 090; MAT 121
PHM 155      Community Pharmacy
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3                PHY 151      College Physics I (CAA)
This course covers the operational procedures relating to retail pharmacy. Emphasis                  Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
is placed on a general knowledge of over-the-counter products, prescription             This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to
processing, business/inventory management, and specialty patient services. Upon         introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics
completion, students should be able to provide technical assistance and support         include units and measurement, vectors, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy,
to the retail pharmacist.                                                               power, momentum, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students
                                                                                        should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and
PHM 160      Pharm Dosage Forms                                                         display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. Prerequisites:
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3                Acceptable placement score or RED 090, MAT 171 and high school trigonometry
This course is a study of pharmaceutical dosage forms and considerations in             or MAT 172 or MAT 175
their manufacture. Topics include bioavailability, routes of administration, tablets,
capsules, solutions, syrups, suspensions, elixirs, aerosols, transdermals, topicals,    PHY 152      College Physics II (CAA)
ophthalmics, otics, and other dosage forms. Upon completion, students should be                      Lecture = 3       Lab = 2       Credit = 4
able to describe the characteristics of the major dosage forms and explain how          This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to
these characteristics affect the action of the drug.                                    introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics
                                                                                        include electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric potentials, direct-current
PHM 165 Pharmacy Professional Practice                                                  circuits, magnetostatic forces, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction,
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 2                alternating-current circuits, and light. Upon completion, students should be able
             DAY: Spring                                                                to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical
This course provides a general overview of all aspects of pharmacy                      problem-solving ability for the topics covered. Prerequisite: PHY 151
technician practice. Emphasis is placed on pharmacy law, calculations,
compounding, pharmacology, and pharmacy operations. Upon completion,                    PHY 251      General Physics I (CAA)
students should be able to demonstrate competency in the areas required                              Lecture = 3       Lab = 3       Credit = 4
for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. This course                      This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the
is graded pass/fail. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or                        fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and
RED 090                                                                                 measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power,
                                                                                        momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat.
PHM 265 Professional Issues                                                             Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0      Clinical = 0      Credit = 3                of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the
             DAY: Spring                                                                topics covered. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090; MAT 271
This course provides a comprehensive discussion of topics common to the practice        Corequisite: MAT 272
of the pharmacy technician. Emphasis is placed on application of professional
competencies including legal/ethical issues, leadership/management concepts,            PHY 252      General Physics II (CAA)
and employability skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate                    Lecture = 3       Lab = 3       Credit = 4
competence in pharmacy workplace skills and leadership/management roles.                This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental
Prerequisite: PHM 165                                                                   concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include electrostatic forces,
                                                                                        electric fields, electric potentials, direct-current circuits, magnetostatic forces,
                                                                                        magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating-current circuits, and light.
                                                                                        Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of
                                                                                        the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics
                                                                                        covered. Prerequisites: MAT 272 and PHY 251




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Political Science                                                                          POR 182       Portuguese Lab II (CAA)
                                                                                                         Lecture = 0          Lab = 2      Credit = 1
                                                                                           This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
POL 120      American Government (CAA)                                                     elements of the Portuguese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
             Lecture = 3        Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                 development of basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through the
             DAY: Fall          EVENING: Fall                                              use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,
This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of            students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency
American national government. Topics include the constitutional framework,                 to spoken and written Portuguese and demonstrate cultural awareness.
federalism, the three branches of government including the bureaucracy, civil              Prerequisite: POR 181
rights and liberties, political participation and behavior, and policy formation.
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of
the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system.
Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090
                                                                                           Psychology
POL 130      State & Local Government (CAA)
             Lecture = 3        Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                 PSY 118       Interpersonal Psychology
             DAY: Spring        EVENING: Spring On Demand                                                Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
This course includes state and local political institutions and practices in the context                 DAY: Fall • Spring     EVENING: On Demand
of American federalism. Emphasis is placed on procedural and policy differences as         This course introduces the basic principles of psychology as they relate to
well as political issues in state, regional, and local governments of North Carolina.      personal and professional development. Emphasis is placed on personality traits,
Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss various problems          communication/leadership styles, effective problem solving, and cultural diversity
associated with intergovernmental politics and their effect on the community and           as they apply to personal and work environments. Upon completion, students
the individual. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090                        should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these principles of psychology
                                                                                           as they apply to personal and professional development.
POL 220      International Relations (CAA)
             Lecture = 3        Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                 PSY 150       General Psychology (CAA)
             DAY: Fall                                                                                   Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
This course provides a study of the effects of ideologies, trade, armaments, and           This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior.
alliances on relations among nation-states. Emphasis is placed on regional and             Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception,
global cooperation and conflict, economic development, trade, non-governmental              learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social
organizations, and international institutions such as the World Court and UN. Upon         psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able
completion, students should be able to identify and discuss major international            to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology. Prerequisite:
relationships, institutions, and problems. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement              Acceptable placement score or RED 090
score or RED 090
                                                                                           PSY 231       Forensic Psychology (CAA)
                                                                                                         Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
                                                                                           This course introduces students to concepts which unite psychology and the legal
Portuguese                                                                                 system. Topics include defining competency, insanity, involuntary commitment as
                                                                                           well as introducing forensic assessment techniques, such as interviewing process,
                                                                                           specialized assessments, and collecting collateral information. Upon completion,
POR 111      Elementary Portuguese I (CAA)                                                 students should be able to demonstrate knowledge in areas of forensic psychology:
             Lecture = 3        Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                 risk assessment, criminal competencies, insanity, psychopathy, and mentally
This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Portuguese language                 disordered offenders. Prerequisite: PSY 150
within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening,
speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able            PSY 237       Social Psychology (CAA)
to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written                                Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
Portuguese and demonstrate cultural awareness.                                             This course introduces the study of individual behavior within social contexts.
                                                                                           Topics include affiliation, attitude formation and change, conformity, altruism,
POR 112      Elementary Portuguese II (CAA)                                                aggression, attribution, interpersonal attraction, and group behavior. Upon
             Lecture = 3        Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                 completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic
This course is a continuation of POR 111, focusing on the fundamental elements             principles of social influences on behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 150 or SOC 210
of the Portuguese language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the
progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon          PSY 241       Developmental Psychology (CAA)
completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing                            Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
proficiency to spoken and written Portuguese and demonstrate further cultural                             DAY: Spring          EVENING: Spring
awareness. Prerequisite: POR 111                                                           This course is a study of human growth and development. Emphasis is
                                                                                           placed on major theories and perspectives as they relate to the physical,
POR 181      Portuguese Lab I (CAA)                                                        cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception
             Lecture = 0        Lab = 2         Credit = 1                                 to death. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental              k n o w l e d g e o f d e ve l o p m e n t a c r o s s t h e l i fe s p a n . Prerequisite:
elements of the Portuguese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive                 PSY 150
development of basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through the
use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,                PSY 255       Introduction to Exceptionality (CAA)
students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy                              Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
to spoken and written Portuguese and demonstrate cultural awareness.                       This course introduces the psychology of the exceptional person. Topics include
                                                                                           theoretical perspectives, terminology, and interventions pertaining to various
                                                                                           handicapping conditions as well as the resulting psychosocial adjustments. Upon
                                                                                           completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding
                                                                                           of the potentials and limitations of the exceptional person. Prerequisite:
                                                                                           PSY 150




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PSY 244      Child Development I (CAA)                                                     RED 090 Improved College Reading
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                                Lecture = 3      Lab = 2       Credit = 4
This course provides an introduction to the study of child development and                              DAY: Fall • Spring • Summer    EVENING: Fall • Spring • Summer
examines the growth and development of children from conception through early              This course is designed to improve reading and critical thinking skills. Topics
childhood. Topics include historical and theoretical perspectives, terminology,            include vocabulary enhancement; extracting implied meaning; analyzing author’s
research and observation techniques as well as physical, cognitive, and                    purpose, tone, and style; and drawing conclusions and responding to written
psychosocial growth and change. Upon completion, students should be able to                material. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and analyze
demonstrate an understanding of the early stages of child development.                     college-level reading material. This course satisfies the developmental reading
                                                                                           prerequisite for ENG 111. Prerequisite: RED 080
PSY 245      Child Development II (CAA)
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
This course examines the growth and development of children during early and
middle childhood. Emphasis is placed on factors influencing physical, cognitive,
and psychosocial growth and change. Upon completion, students should be able
                                                                                           Religion
to demonstrate an understanding of early and middle child development.
                                                                                           REL 110      World Religions (CAA)
PSY 259      Human Sexuality (CAA)                                                                      Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                                DAY: Summer
This course provides the biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects              This course introduces the world’s major religious traditions. Topics include
of human sexuality and related research. Topics include reproductive biology,              Primal religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Upon
sexual and psychosexual development, sexual orientation, contraception, sexually           completion, students should be able to identify the origins, history, beliefs, and
transmitted diseases, sexual disorders, theories of sexuality, and related issues.         practices of the religions studied. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an overall knowledge               or RED 090 and ENG 090
and understanding of human sexuality. Prerequisite: PSY 150
                                                                                           REL 211      Introduction to Old Testament (CAA)
PSY 263      Educational Psychology (CAA)                                                               Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                                DAY: Fall        EVENING On Demand
This course examines the application of psychological theories and principles              This course is a survey of the literature of the Hebrews with readings from the law,
to the educational process and setting. Topics include learning and                        prophets, and other writings. Emphasis is placed on the use of literary, historical,
cognitive theories, achievement motivation, teaching and learning styles,                  archeological, and cultural analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to
teacher and learner roles, assessment, and developmental issues. Upon                      use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand Old Testament literature.
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the                 Prerequisites: Acceptable placement scores or RED 090 and ENG 090
application of psychological theory to educational practice. Prerequisite:
PSY 150                                                                                    REL 212      Introduction to New Testament (CAA)
                                                                                                        Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
PSY 265      Behavioral Modification                                                                     DAY: Spring      EVENING On Demand
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                   This course is a survey of the literature of first-century Christianity with readings
This course is an applied study of factors influencing human behavior and strategies        from the gospels, Acts, and the Pauline and pastoral letters. Topics include the
for behavioral change. Emphasis is placed on cognitive-behavioral theory, behavioral       literary structure, audience, and religious perspective of the writings, as well
assessment, practical applications of conditioning techniques, and maintenance of          as the historical and cultural context of the early Christian community. Upon
adaptive behavior patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to implement          completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read
basic learning principles to effect behavioral changes in self and others. Prerequisite:   and understand New Testament literature. Prerequisites: Acceptable placement
PSY 150                                                                                    scores or RED 090 and ENG 090

PSY 281      Abnormal Psychology (CAA)
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0     Credit = 3
             DAY: Fall • Spring     EVENING: On Demand                                     Substance Abuse
This course provides an examination of the various psychological disorders,
as well as theoretical, clinical, and experimental perspectives of the study of
psychopathology. Emphasis is placed on terminology, classification, etiology,               SAB 110      Substance Abuse Overview
assessment, and treatment of the major disorders. Upon completion, students                             Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3

should be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal behavior patterns as             This course provides an overview of the core concepts in substance abuse and
well as demonstrate knowledge of etiology, symptoms, and therapeutic techniques.           dependence. Topics include the history of drug use/abuse, effects on societal
Prerequisite: PSY 150                                                                      members, treatment of addiction, and preventive measures. Upon completion,
                                                                                           students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the etiology of drug abuse,
                                                                                           addiction, prevention, and treatment. Prerequisite: HSE 110

                                                                                           SAB 137      Co-Dependency
Reading                                                                                                 Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3

Student placement in preparatory courses is based on individual college                    This course introduces the adult child concept and co-dependency as syndromes
assessment policies and procedures. Students must begin preparatory course work            of the addictive process. Emphasis is placed on treatment and recovery within
at the appropriate level indicated by the College’s assessment process.                    the context of a paradigm shift which allows the individual to choose a healthy
                                                                                           model of life. Upon completion, students should be able to assess levels of co-
RED 080      Introduction to College Reading                                               dependency and associated levels of physical and mental health and develop
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 2     Credit = 4                                   strategies to enhance health. Prerequisite: HSE 110
This course introduces effective reading and inferential thinking skills in
preparation for RED 090. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, comprehension,
and reading strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to
determine main ideas and supporting details, recognize basic patterns of
organization, draw conclusions, and understand vocabulary in context.
This course does not satisfy the developmental reading prerequisite for
ENG 111



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SAB 210      Substance Abuse Counseling                                                   SOC 225       Social Diversity (CAA)
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2        Credit = 3                                                Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
This course provides theory and skills acquisition by utilizing intervention strategies   This course provides a comparison of diverse roles, interests, opportunities,
designed to obtain therapeutic information, support recovery, and prevent relapse.        contributions, and experiences in social life. Topics include race, ethnicity, gender,
Topics include counseling individuals and dysfunctional families, screening               sexual orientation, class, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to
instruments, counseling techniques and approaches, recovery and relapse,                  analyze how cultural and ethnic differences evolve and how they affect personality
and special populations. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss              development, values, and tolerance. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
issues critical to recovery, identify intervention models, and initiate a procedure       RED 090
culminating in cognitive/behavioral change. Prerequisite: HSE 110
                                                                                          SOC 232       Social Context of Aging (CAA)
                                                                                                        Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
                                                                                          This course provides an overview of the social implications of the aging process.
Information Systems Security                                                              Emphasis is placed on the roles of older adults within families, work and economics,
                                                                                          politics, religion, education, and health care. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                          be able to identify and analyze changing perceptions, diverse lifestyles, and
SEC 110      Security Concepts                                                            social and cultural realities of older adults. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3                                  score or RED 090
This course introduces the concepts and issues related to securing information
systems and the development of policies to implement information security                 SOC 234       Sociology of Gender (CAA)
controls. Topics include the historical view of networking and security, security                       Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
issues, trends, security resources, and the role of policy, people, and processes         This course examines contemporary roles in society with special emphasis on
in information security. Upon completion, students should be able to identify             recent changes. Topics include sex role socialization, myths and stereotypes,
information security risks, create an information security policy, and identify           gender issues related to family, work, and power. Upon completion, students should
processes to implement and enforce policy.                                                be able to analyze modern relationships between men and women. Prerequisite:
                                                                                          Acceptable placement score or RED 090
SEC 150      Secure Communications
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 2        Credit = 3                                  SOC 240       Social Psychology (CAA)
This course provides an overview of current technologies used to provide secure                         Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
transport of information across networks. Topics include data integrity through           This course examines the influence of culture and social groups on individual
encryption. Virtual Private Networks, SSL, SSH, and IPSec. Upon completion,               behavior and personality. Emphasis is placed on the process of socialization,
students should be able to implement secure data transmission technologies.               communication, conformity, deviance, interpersonal attraction, intimacy, race
Prerequisites: SEC 110 and NET 110 or NET 125                                             and ethnicity, small group experiences, and social movements. Upon completion,
                                                                                          students should be able to identify and analyze cultural and social forces that
                                                                                          influence the individual in a society. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
                                                                                          RED 090; SOC 210 or PSY 150
Sociology
                                                                                          SOC 242       Sociology of Deviance (CAA)
                                                                                                        Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
SOC 210      Introduction to Sociology (CAA)                                                            DAY: Spring
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3                                  This course provides an overview of deviant behavior and the processes involved in
This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social          its definition, causation, prevention, control, and treatment. Topics include theories
interactions. Topics include socialization, research methods, diversity and inequality,   of causation, social control, delinquency, victimization, criminality, the criminal justice
cooperation and conflict, social change, social institutions, and organizations. Upon      system, punishment, rehabilitation, and restitution. Upon completion, students
completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of sociological              should be able to identify and analyze issues surrounding the nature and development
concepts as they apply to the interplay among individuals, groups, and societies.         of social responses to deviance. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or
Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090                                       RED 090

SOC 213      Sociology of the Family (CAA)
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3
             DAY: Spring       EVENING Spring
This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships.        Spanish
Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication,
power and conflict, parenthood, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and            SPA 111       Elementary Spanish I (CAA)
economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family                         Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and                        DAY: Fall • Spring               EVENING: Fall
change. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or RED 090                               This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within
                                                                                          a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening,
SOC 220      Social Problems (CAA)                                                        speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0        Credit = 3                                  to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written
             DAY: Spring                                                                  Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and
This course provides an in-depth study of current social problems. Emphasis is            RED 090 Corequisite: SPA 181
placed on causes, consequences, and possible solutions to problems associated
with families, schools, workplaces, communities, and the environment. Upon                SPA 112       Elementary Spanish II (CAA)
completion, students should be able to recognize, define, analyze, and propose                           Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
solutions to these problems. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement score or                                DAY: Spring • Summer           EVENING: Spring
RED 090                                                                                   This course is a continuation of SPA 111 focusing on the fundamental elements
                                                                                          of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the
                                                                                          progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon
                                                                                          completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing
                                                                                          proficiency to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate further cultural
                                                                                          awareness. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 and SPA 111 Corequisite:
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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


SPA 120      Spanish for the Workplace                                                SPA 221      Spanish Conversation
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3                                       Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
This course offers applied Spanish for the workplace to facilitate basic                           On Demand
communication with people whose native language is Spanish. Emphasis is placed        This course provides an opportunity for intensive communication in spoken
on oral communication and career-specific vocabulary that targets health, business,    Spanish. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary acquisition and interactive
and/or public service professions. Upon completion, students should be able to        communication through the discussion of media materials and authentic texts.
communicate at a functional level with native speakers and demonstrate cultural       Upon completion, students should be able to discuss selected topics, express
sensitivity. Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090                                       ideas and opinions clearly, and engage in formal and informal conversations.
                                                                                      Prerequisite: SPA 212
SPA 141      Culture & Civilization (CAA)
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3                          SPA 231      Reading & Composition (CAA)
This course provides an opportunity to explore issues related to the Hispanic                      Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
world. Topics include historical and current events, geography, and customs.          This course provides an opportunity for intensive reading and composition in
Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss selected             Spanish. Emphasis is placed on the use of literacy and cultural materials to
topics and cultural differences related to the Hispanic world. Prerequisites:         enhance and expand reading and writing skills. Upon completion, students should
ENG 090 and RED 090                                                                   be able to demonstrate in writing an in-depth understanding of assigned readings.
                                                                                      Prerequisite: ENG 111 and SPA 212
SPA 161      Cultural Immersion (CAA)
             Lecture = 2          Lab = 3         Credit = 3
                                                                                      SPA 281      Spanish Lab 3 (CAA)
             DAY: Spring • On Demand
                                                                                                   Lecture = 0          Lab = 2      Credit = 1
This course explores Hispanic culture through intensive study on campus and field
                                                                                                   DAY: Fall • Spring             EVENING: Fall
experience in a host country or area. Topics include an overview of linguistic,
                                                                                      This course provides an opportunity to enhance the review and expansion
historical, geographical, sociopolitical, economic, and/or artistic concerns of the
                                                                                      of the essential skills of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on
area visited. Upon completion, students should be able to exhibit first-hand
                                                                                      the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts
knowledge of issues pertinent to the host area and demonstrate understanding
                                                                                      through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials.
of cultural differences. Prerequisite: SPA 111
                                                                                      Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively,
                                                                                      accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future. Prerequisite:
SPA 181      Spanish Lab I (CAA)
                                                                                      SPA 182
             Lecture = 0          Lab = 2         Credit = 1
             DAY: Fall • Spring               EVENING: Fall
                                                                                      SPA 282      Spanish Lab 4 (CAA)
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
                                                                                                   Lecture = 0          Lab = 2      Credit = 1
elements of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
                                                                                                   DAY: Spring          EVENING: Spring
development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the
                                                                                      This course provides an opportunity to enhance the review and expansion
use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,
                                                                                      of the essential skills of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on the
students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy
                                                                                      continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts
to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness. Corequisite:
                                                                                      through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials.
SPA 111
                                                                                      Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously
                                                                                      and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication. Prerequisite:
SPA 182      Spanish Lab II (CAA)
                                                                                      SPA 281
             Lecture = 0          Lab = 2         Credit = 1
             DAY: Spring • Summer           EVENING: Spring
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental
elements of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive
development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the     Spanish Interpreter
use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion,
students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to
                                                                                      SPI 111      Cultural & Ethical Issues
spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness. Prerequisite:
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
SPA 181 Corequisite: SPA 112
                                                                                      This course provides cultural sensitivity instruction, as well as in-depth focus on
                                                                                      professional ethics for the interpreter. Emphasis is placed on researching the
SPA 211      Intermediate Spanish I (CAA)
                                                                                      fundamentals of professional ethics, creating ethical guidelines for interpreters
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
                                                                                      and learning about Hispanic cultural issues. Upon completion, students should
             DAY: Fall
                                                                                      be able to apply professional ethics and an understanding of the Hispanic culture
This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the Spanish
                                                                                      in the interpreting field.
language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary
and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate
                                                                                      SPI 113      Introduction to Spanish Interpretation
effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future.
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 and SPA 112
                                                                                      This course introduces the field of interpretation models, cognitive processes
                                                                                      associated with interpretation, professional ethical standards, employment
SPA 212      Intermediate Spanish II (CAA)
                                                                                      opportunities, and working conditions. Topics include specialized jargon, code
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
                                                                                      of ethics, interpreter assessments/qualifications, and protocol associated with
             DAY: Spring
                                                                                      various settings. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the
This course provides a continuation of SPA 211. Emphasis is placed on the
                                                                                      rationale for placement of interpreters and apply ethical standards to a variety
continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon
                                                                                      of working situations.
completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately
with increasing complexity and sophistication. Prerequisite: SPA 211
                                                                                      SPI 114      Analytical Skills Spanish Interpreter
                                                                                                   Lecture = 3          Lab = 0      Credit = 3
SPA 215      Spanish Phonetics/Structure
                                                                                      This course is designed to improve cognitive processes associated with interpreting,
             Lecture = 3          Lab = 0         Credit = 3
                                                                                      listening, short-term memory, semantic equivalence, visual/auditory processing,
This course is designed to improve the understanding of Spanish phonetics and
                                                                                      thought organization and logic. Emphasis is placed on developing skills necessary
the structure of the Spanish language. Topics include the structure of the Spanish
                                                                                      to generate equivalent messages between Spanish and English. Upon completion,
language, phonology, morphology, and syntax. Upon completion, students should
                                                                                      students should be able to consecutively interpret non-technical, interactive
have an understanding of the phonetics and structure of the Spanish language
                                                                                      messages between Spanish and English.
and be able to contrast the structure of the Spanish and English languages.
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
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SPI 213      Review of Grammar                                                          WEB 120      Introduction to Internet Multimedia
             Lecture = 3           Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                            Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course is designed to review the common elements of Spanish grammar                This is the first of two courses covering the creation of Internet multimedia. Topics
in oral and written form. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental grammatical             include Internet multimedia file types, file type conversion, acquisition of digital
concepts of the Spanish language. Upon completion, students should be able to           audio/video, streaming audio/video and graphics animation plug-in programs and
demonstrate comprehension and correct usage of specified grammatical concepts            other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to create Internet
in both oral and written form.                                                          multimedia. Prerequisite: WEB 110 or permission of instructor

SPI 214      Introduction to Translation                                                WEB 140      Web Development Tools
             Lecture = 3           Lab = 0     Credit = 3                                            Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course is designed to improve the quality of Spanish to English and English        This course provides an introduction to web development software suites.
to Spanish translation. Emphasis is placed on the practice of Spanish to English        Topics include the creation of web sites and applets using web development
and English to Spanish translation in a variety of prose styles. Upon completion,       software. Upon completion, students should be able to create Internet multimedia
students should be able to demonstrate the usage and understanding of the               presentations utilizing a variety of methods and applications.
processes involved in translating.
                                                                                        WEB 210      Web Design
SPI 245      Community Interpreting I                                                                Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
             Lecture = 2           Lab = 3     Credit = 3                               This course introduces intermediate to advanced web design techniques.
This course is designed to expose students to interpreting in areas such as social      Topics include customer expectations, advanced markup language, multimedia
services, business and industry. Emphasis is placed on the development of social        technologies, usability and accessibility practices, and techniques for the evaluation
services, business and industry vocabulary through role-play. Upon completion,          of web design. Upon completion, students should be able to employ advanced design
students should be able to consecutively interpret basic messages in a variety of       techniques to create high impact and highly functional web sites. Prerequisite:
social services, business and industry situations.                                      WEB 115 or WEB 120

SPI 246      Community Interpreting II                                                  WEB 230      Implementing Web Server
             Lecture = 2           Lab = 3     Credit = 3                                            Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course builds upon Community Interpreting I by providing students further          This course covers website and web server architecture. Topics include installation,
opportunities to enhance their interpreting skills in increasingly complex social       configuration, administration, and security of web servers, services and sites.
services, business and industry situations. Emphasis is placed on the development       Upon completion, students should be able to effectively manage the web services
of social services, business and industry vocabulary at an increasingly difficult        deployment lifecycle according to industry standards. Prerequisites: NET 110
level with application in role-play situations. Upon completion, students should        or NET 125
be able to consecutively and simultaneously interpret more complex messages
in a variety of social services, business and industry situations.                      WEB 250      Database Driven Websites
                                                                                                     Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
                                                                                        This course introduces dynamic (database-driven) website development. Topics
                                                                                        include the use of basic database CRUD statements (create, read, update and
Truck Driver Training                                                                   delete) incorporated into web applications as well as in software architecture
                                                                                        principles. Upon completion, students should be able to design and develop
                                                                                        database driven web applications according to industry standards. Prerequisites:
TRP 100      Truck Driver Training                                                      DBA 110 and WEB 140
             (Eight-Week Course)
             Lecture = 6           Lab = 18   Credit = 12
This course provides training in inspecting and driving tractor trailers and assuming
driver responsibilities on the road and at pickup and delivery points. Emphasis is
placed on defensive driving, federal motor carrier safety regulations, trip planning,
                                                                                        Welding
cargo handling, vehicle systems, hours of service, and accident prevention. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate the skills required for the          WLD 111      Oxy-Fuel Welding
commercial driver’s license and employment. This is a certificate-level course.                       Lecture = 1       Lab = 3       Credit = 2
                                                                                        This course introduces the oxy-fuel welding process. Topics include safety, proper
                                                                                        equipment setup and operation of oxy-fuel welding equipment with emphasis on
                                                                                        bead application, profile, and discontinuities. Upon completion, students should be
Web Technologies                                                                        able to oxy-fuel weld fillets and grooves on plate and pipe in various positions.

                                                                                        WLD 112      Basic Welding Processes
WEB 110      Internet/Web Fundamentals                                                               Lecture = 1       Lab = 3       Credit = 2
             Lecture = 2           Lab = 2     Credit = 3                               This course introduces basic welding and cutting. Emphasis is placed on beads
This course introduces basic markup language, various navigational tools and            applied with gases, mild steel fillers, and electrodes and the capillary action of
services of the Internet. Topics include creating web pages, using Internet             solder. Upon completion, students should be able to set up welding and oxy-fuel
protocols, search engines, file compression/decompression, FTP, E-mail, listservers,     equipment and perform welding, brazing, and soldering processes
and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to deploy a
web-site created with basic markup language, retrieve/decompress files, e-mail,          WLD 115      SMAW (Stick Plate/Pipe)
FTP, and utilize other Internet tools.                                                               Lecture = 2       Lab = 9       Credit = 5
                                                                                        This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis
WEB 115      Web Markup & Scripting                                                     is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW
             Lecture = 2           Lab = 2     Credit = 3                               electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and
This course introduces Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) standard client-side              groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes.
Internet programming using industry-established practices. Topics include
JavaScript, markup elements, stylesheets, validation, accessibility, standards, and     WLD 121      GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate
browsers. Upon completion, students should be able to develop hand-coded web                         Lecture = 2       Lab = 6       Credit = 4
pages using current markup standards. Prerequisite: WEB 110 or permission               This course introduces metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes.
of instructor                                                                           Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove welds with emphasis on
                                                                                        application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion,
                                                                                        students should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel with prescribed
                                                                                        electrodes in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions.

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WLD 131      GTAW (TIG) Plate                                                            ZAS 132      Operant Conditioning
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 6       Credit = 4                                               Lecture = 2       Lab = 2       Credit = 3
This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include        This course covers the basic principles of operant conditioning in the zoological park
correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis         and provides students with opportunities to apply principles in a zoo setting. Topics
placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion,              include the application of operant conditioning techniques such as reinforcement,
students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various              punishment, and stimulus control in the zoo setting. Upon completion, students
electrodes and filler materials.                                                          should be able to successfully apply operant conditioning techniques with domestic
                                                                                         and captive animals. Corequisite: ZAS 131

                                                                                         ZAS 210      Introduction to Aquarium Science
Zoo & Aquarium Science                                                                                Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1
                                                                                         This course introduces students to the application and integration of aquarium
                                                                                         theory and management. Topics include the history and development of the
ZAS 110      Introduction to Zookeeping                                                  modern aquarium movement, aquarium operations, AZA accreditation, and
             Lecture = 2       Lab = 6       Credit = 4                                  professionalism. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate
This course provides a practical guide to zookeeping. Topics include safety              beginning level understanding of the philosophy, organization, and management
issues, basic sanitation, housing, and feeding of animals; overview of capture           of the modern aquarium.
and restraint equipment; animal transport; identification of abnormal behavior,
and injuries. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate beginning          ZAS 232      Zoo Invertebrates
level knowledge of zookeeping technology.                                                             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                         This course introduces the major invertebrate taxa, with emphasis on insects and
ZAS 112      Introduction to Zoo Science                                                 vertebrate parasites. Topics include the identification of the majors groups and
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1                                  their ecology. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and describe
This course introduces students to the application and integration of zoo theory         the management of insects in collections and describe the common parasites of
and management. Topics include zoo operations, history and development, AZA              vertebrates. Prerequisite: BIO 112
accreditation, and professionalism. Upon completion, students should be able
to demonstrate beginning level knowledge of the philosophy, organization, and            ZAS 234      Zoo Herpetology
management of the modern zoo.                                                                         Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                         This course begins the students’ study of reptiles and amphibians typically
ZAS 113      Animal Exhibits                                                             displayed in zoos. Topics include the biology, ecology, taxonomy, identification,
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1                                  care, maintenance, and display of reptiles and amphibians. Upon completion,
This course introduces students to the concept of exhibit design and construction        students should be able to present relevant and accurate information about reptiles
used in zoo and aquaria settings. Topics include master plan development, exhibit        and amphibians on display in a captive environment. Prerequisite: BIO 112
design, construction, and maintenance. Upon completion, students should be
able to explain exhibit design with principles associated with the biological and        ZAS 235      Zoo Ornithology
behavioral needs of the organism. Prerequisite: ZAS 110                                               Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                         This course begins the students’ study of avian species typically displayed in zoos.
ZAS 114      Species Survival Plans                                                      Topics include the biology, ecology, taxonomy, identification, care, maintenance,
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1                                  and display of birds. Upon completion, students should be able to present
This course introduces students to the legal issues involved in the management and       relevant and accurate information about birds on display in a captive environment.
care of exotic animals in zoos and aquaria. Topics include discussion of municipal,      Prerequisite: BIO 112
state, and national laws that affect the care, husbandry, environmental enrichment,
and transportation of captive exotic animals. Upon completion, students should be        ZAS 236      Zoo Mammalogy
able to discuss legal issues related to maintaining captive exotic animal collections.                Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
Prerequisite: ZAS 110                                                                    This course begins the students’ study of mammalian species typically displayed
                                                                                         in zoos. Topics include the biology, ecology, taxonomy, identification, care,
ZAS 115      Introduction to Wildlife Law                                                maintenance, and display of exotic mammals. Upon completion, students should
             Lecture = 1       Lab = 0       Credit = 1                                  be able to present relevant and accurate information about mammals on display
This course introduces students to the legal issues involved in the management           in a captive environment. Prerequisite: BIO 112
and care of exotic animals in zoos and aquaria. Topics include discussion of
municipal, state, and national laws that affect the care, husbandry, environmental       ZAS 243      Principles of Aquarium Science
enrichment, and transportation of captive exotic animals. Upon completion,                            Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
students should be able to discuss legal issues related to maintaining captive           This course introduces students to study of fresh water and marine aquarium life
exotic animal collections.                                                               support systems. Topics include the design, construction, and daily maintenance
                                                                                         of fresh water and marine aquarium exhibits. Upon completion, students should
ZAS 130      Introduction to Ethology                                                    be able to present relevant and accurate information about the functions and
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  regulation of both fresh water and marine aquarium exhibits. Prerequisite:
This course acquaints students with the variety of natural behaviors in various          ZAS 210
animal species. Topics include mating system, parental care, territoriality,
communication, social interactions, and learning/operant behavior. Upon                  ZAS 250      Applied Zoo Management
completion, students should be able to explain the motivations and associated                         Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
behaviors of exotic animals in their captive and wild states.                            This course applies current zoo management theory to actively and proactively
                                                                                         solving existing problems/concerns in the modern zoo. Topics include animal
ZAS 131      Applied Animal Psychology                                                   welfare issues, public relations, conservation issues, SSP plans, and record
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                  keeping. Upon completion, students should be able to present viable solutions to
This course introduces students to principles of animal learning. Topics include         a broad array of issues involving the daily zoo operations. Prerequisites: ZAS
operant conditioning and environmental enrichment. Upon completion, students             110 and ZAS 112
should be able to develop basic environmental enrichment activities, maintain
an environmental enrichment log, and understand the basics of animal
conditioning.




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ZAS 274      Applied Herpetology                                                         ZAS 277     Applied Carnivore Management
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3                                              Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course applies current theory to the daily management and care of amphibians        This course applies current theory to the daily management and care of carnivores.
and reptiles in captivity. Topics include animal welfare issues, healthcare,             Topics include animal welfare issues, healthcare, nutrition, reproduction,
nutrition, reproduction, environmental enrichment of amphibians and reptiles.            environmental enrichment of feline, canine, and ursid species in captivity. Upon
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an advanced level                completion, students should be able to demonstrate an advanced level knowledge
knowledge and experience in the field of amphibian and reptile care. Prerequisite:        and experience the field of canine, feline, and ursid care. Prerequisite:
ZAS 234 Corequisite: COE 122 or COE 123                                                  ZAS 236 Corequisite: COE 122 or COE 123

ZAS 275      Applied Avian Management
                                                                                         ZAS 278     Applied Pachyderm Management
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course applies current theory to the daily management and care of
                                                                                         This course applies current theory to the daily management and care of elephants
birds in captivity. Topics include animal welfare issues, healthcare, nutrition,
                                                                                         in captivity. Topics include the animal welfare issues, healthcare, nutrition,
reproduction, environmental enrichment of avian species in captivity.
                                                                                         reproduction, and environmental enrichment of pachyderms. Upon completion,
Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an advanced
                                                                                         students should be able to demonstrate appropriate care and community
level knowledge and experience in the field of avian care. Prerequisite:
                                                                                         species-specific information related to elephants in captivity. Prerequisite:
ZAS 235 Corequisite: COE 122 or COE 123
                                                                                         ZAS 236 Corequisite: COE 122 or COE 123
ZAS 276      Applied Ungulate Management
                                                                                         ZAS 286     Applied Primate Management
             Lecture = 3       Lab = 0       Credit = 3
                                                                                                     Lecture = 3      Lab = 0       Credit = 3
This course applies current theory to the daily management and care of exotic ungulate
                                                                                         This course applies current theory to the daily management and care of great
species in captivity. Topics include animal welfare issues, healthcare, nutrition,
                                                                                         apes, primates, and prosimians in captivity. Topics include animal welfare
reproduction, environmental enrichment of ungulate species. Upon completion,
                                                                                         issues, healthcare, nutrition, reproduction, environmental enrichment of primate
students should be able to demonstrate appropriate care and communicate
                                                                                         species. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an advanced
species-specific information related to exotic ungulates in captivity. Prerequisite:
                                                                                         level knowledge and experience in the field of primate care. Prerequisite:
BIO 112 Corequisite: COE 132 or COE 212
                                                                                         ZAS 236 Corequisite: COE 122 or COE 123




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