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ACA – ACADEMIC RELATED

ACA  115  Success and Study Skills 0 2 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an orientation to the campus resources and academic skills necessary to achieve educational objectives. Emphasis is placed on an exploration of facilities and services, study skills, library skills, self-assessment, wellness, goal-setting, and critical thinking. Upon completion, students should be able to manage their learning experiences to successfully meet educational goals.

 

ACA  122  College Transfer Success 0 2 1

(College Transfer–AA/AS Required Course)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience. Topics include the CAA, college policies and culture, career exploration, gathering information on senior institutions, strategic planning, critical thinking, and communications skills for a successful academic transition. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an academic plan to transition successfully to senior institutions. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 


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ACC – Accounting

ACC 115 College Accounting 3 2 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces basic accounting principles for a business. Topics include the complete accounting cycle with end-of-period statements, bank reconciliation, payrolls, and petty cash. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of accounting principles and apply those skills to a business organization.

 

ACC  120 Principles of Accounting 3 2 4

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 2 4

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None

This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an overview of federal income taxes for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. Topics include tax law, electronic research and methodologies and the use of technology for the preparation of individual and business tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax laws, and complete federal tax returns for individuals, partnerships, and corporations.

 

ACC 140 Payroll Accounting 1 2 2

Prerequisites: ACC 115 or ACC 120
Corequisites: None

This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/ posting transactions. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate computations, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries using appropriate technology.
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ACC 150 Acct Software Appl 1 2 2

Prerequisites: ACC 115 or ACC 120
Corequisites: None

This course introduces microcomputer applications related to accounting systems. Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, and correcting, adjusting, and closing entries. Upon completion, students should be able to use a computer accounting package to solve accounting problems.

 

ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 4

Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None

This course is a continuation of the study of accounting principles with in-depth coverage of theoretical concepts and financial statements. Topics include generally accepted accounting principles and extensive analysis of balance sheet components. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting, including the application of financial standards.

 

ACC 221 Intermediate Accounting II 3 2 4

Prerequisites: ACC 220
Corequisites: None

This course is a continuation of ACC 220. Emphasis is placed on special problems which may include leases, bonds, investments, ratio analyses, present value applications, accounting changes, and corrections. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display an analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

 

ACC 225 Cost Accounting 3 0 3

Prerequisites: ACC 121
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the nature and purposes of cost accounting as an information system for planning and control. Topics include direct materials, direct labor, factory overhead, process, job order, and standard cost systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display an analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

 


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AGR – Agriculture

AGR 139 Intro to Sustainable Ag 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course will provide students with a clear perspective on the principles, history and practices of sustainable agriculture in our local and global communities. Students will be introduced to the economic, environmental and social impacts of agriculture. Upon completion, students will be able to identify the principles of sustainable agriculture as they relate to basic production practices.

 

AGR 140 Agricultural Chemicals 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers all aspects of agricultural chemicals. Topics include safety, environmental effects, federal and state laws, pesticide classification, sprayer calibration, and licensing. Upon completion, students should be able to calibrate a sprayer, give proper pesticide recommendations (using integrated pest management), and demonstrate safe handling of pesticides.

 

AGR 150 Ag-O-Metrics 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces basic calculations for agricultural applications. Topics include the metric system, land measurement, feed efficiency, rate of gain, chemical calibration, and payroll. Upon completion, students should be able to perform calculations that pertain to agricultural production.

 

AGR 160 Plant Science 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the basic principles of botany that pertain to agricultural production. Emphasis is placed on the anatomy and physiology of flowering plants. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and explain plant systems.

 

AGR 170 Soil Science 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the basic principles of soil management and fertilization.  Topics include liming, fertilization, soil management, biological properties of soil (including beneficial microorganisms), sustainable land care practices and the impact on soils, and plant nutrients. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, evaluate, and properly amend soils/media according to sustainable practices.

 

AGR 212 Farm Business Management 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces budgeting, farm analysis, production costs, business organizations, and general management principles. Topics include enterprise budgets, partial budgets, whole farm budgets, income analysis, and business organizations. Upon completion, student should be able to prepare and analyze a farm budget.

 

AGR 213 Ag Law & Finance 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the basic laws and financial aspects affecting agriculture. Topics include environmental laws, labor laws, contractual business operations, assets, liabilities, net worth, and funding sources. Upon completion, students should be able to complete loan application procedures and explain basic laws affecting the agricultural industry.

 

AGR 214 Agricultural Marketing 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers basic marketing principles for agricultural products. Topics include buying, selling, processing, standardizing, grading, storing, and marketing of agricultural commodities. Upon completion, students should be able to construct a marketing plan for an agricultural product.

 

AGR 261 Agronomy 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course provides a basic introduction to field and forage crops. Topics include forage crops, field crops, seed selection, fertility management, field preparation, harvesting, and storage. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of forage and field crop production practices.

 


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ALT – Alternative Energy Technology

ALT 120 Renewable Energy Tech 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to multiple technologies that allow for the production and conservation of energy from renewable sources. Topics include hydro-electric, wind power, passive and active solar energy, tidal energy, appropriate building techniques, and energy conservation methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of renewable energy production and its impact on humans and their environment.

 

ALT 220 Photovoltaic Sys Tech 2 3 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None      

This course introduces the concepts, tools, techniques, and materials needed to understand systems that convert solar energy into electricity with photovoltaic (pv) technologies. Topics include site analysis for system integration, building codes, and advances in photovoltaic technology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of photovoltaic technology and current applications.

 


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ANS – Animal Science

ANS 110 Animal Science 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the livestock industry. Topics include nutrition, reproduction, production practices, diseases, meat processing, sustainable livestock production, and marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of livestock production practices and the economic impact of livestock locally, regionally, state-wide, and internationally.

 

ANS 115 Animal Feeds & Nutrition 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the fundamentals of animal feeding and nutrition. Topics include nutrient requirements, digestion, feed formulation, and classification. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of nutritional requirements and feeding practices of farm animals.

 

ANS 116 Intro to the Equine Industry 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the equine industry. Topics include history, breeds, disciplines, economic impact, and career opportunities within the industry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the equine industry and as it relates to animal science, production, and management.

 

ANS 120 Beef Production 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the beef cattle industry. Topics include reproduction, cattle management, marketing, anatomy and physiology, and pasture management (including sustainable practices). Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of beef cattle production practices and the economic and environmental impact of the beef cattle industry locally, regionally, state-wide, and internationally.

 

ANS 130 Poultry Production 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the poultry industry. Topics include anatomy and physiology, reproduction, incubation, environmental issues, and husbandry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of poultry production and the economic and environmental impact of the poultry industry locally, regionally, state-wide, and internationally.

 

ANS 140 Swine Production 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the swine industry. Topics include basic skills for breeding, farrowing, nursery, environmental issues, and grower/finisher. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of swine production practices and the economic and environmental impact of the swine industry locally, regionally, state-wide, and internationally.

 

ANS 142 Swine Records & Analysis 2 2 3

Prerequisites: ANS 140
Corequisites: None

This course introduces production records utilized by the swine industry. Topics include types of records needed, establishing production goals, calculating production efficiencies, understanding computer applications in record keeping, and interpreting production data. Upon completion, students should be able to establish production goals, calculate production efficiencies, complete a production summary, and interpret data from computer printouts.  

 

ANS 143 Swine Health Management 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers all aspects of swine disease and health management. Emphasis is placed on disease identification and treatment, biosecurity and herd health plans, routine swine health practices, and laws and regulations applying to swine. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and recommend treatment for major diseases, develop a herd health plan, and describe the appropriate uses for medications.

 

ANS 144 Swine Housing & Waste Mgt 4 0 4

Prerequisites: ANS 140
Corequisites: None

This course includes the areas of swine management and confinement facilities for swine. Emphasis is placed on types of waste management systems, types of building systems used, and managing the internal environment in confinement buildings. Upon completion, students should be able to identify types of waste systems used, determine waste application rates, and identify types of housing and ventilation systems.  

 

ANS 150 Animal Health Management 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces animal diseases and health management. Topics include identification, prevention, management (including integrated pest management), and treatment of diseases. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize disease symptoms, recommend treatments, identify preventive steps, and develop biosecurity procedures.

 

ANS 180 Equine Production 3 2 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the production of horses. Topics include anatomy and physiology, reproduction, genetics, selection, and basic management practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the production and management of horses.

 

ANS 240 Swine Prod Issues 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:   None

This course explores areas associated with the swine industry. Emphasis is placed on oral presentations, work schedules, resumes, letters of application, recruiting and motivating employees, interviewing, public relations, and inservice activities. Upon completion, student should be able to prepare a resume, complete a job application and interview, prepare work schedules, and make oral presentations.

 


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ART – Art

ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, student should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective on human social development. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the development of art forms from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ART 116 Survey of American Art 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the development of American art forms from colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on architecture, painting, sculpture, graphics, and the decorative arts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of the history of the American creative experience. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 


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BIO – Biology

BIO 110 Principles of Biology 3 3 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for nonscience majors. Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell biology, metabolism, genetics, evolution, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased knowledge and better understanding of biology as it applies to everyday life. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

BIO 111 General Biology I 3 3 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic biological chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, metabolism and energy transformation, genetics, evolution, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at the molecular and cellular levels. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

BIO 112 General Biology II 3 3 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences – AS)

Prerequisites: BIO 111
Corequisites: None

This course is a continuation of BIO 111. Emphasis is placed on organisms, evolution, 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.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

BIO 140 Environmental Biology 3 0 3

(College Transfer–GEN ED: Natural Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces environmental processes and the influence of human activities upon them. Topics include ecological concepts, population growth, natural resources, and a focus on current environmental problems from scientific, social, political, and economic perspectives. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

BIO 163 Basic Anat & Physiology 4 2 5

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a basic study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include a basic study of the body systems as well as an introduction to homeostasis, cells, tissues, nutrition, acid-base balance, and electrolytes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4

(CollegeTransfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body.  Topics include body organization, homeostasis, cytology, histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems and special senses. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA and ICAA premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: BIO 168
Corequisites: None

This course provides a continuation of the comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems as well as metabolism, nutrition, acid-base balance, and fluid and electrolyte balance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. This course has been approved for transfer under  the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

BIO 275 Microbiology 3 3 4

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: Take one: BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 163, BIO 165 or BIO 168
Corequisites: None

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, infectious diseases, immunology, and selected practical applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills including microscopy, aseptic technique, staining, culture methods, and identification of microorganisms. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 


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BUS – Business

BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the student to the legal and ethical framework of business. Contracts, negotiable instruments, the law of sales, torts, crimes, constitutional law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the court systems are examined. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

BUS 135 Principles of Supervision 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the basic responsibilities and duties of the supervisor and his/her relationship to higher-level supervisors, subordinates, and associates. Emphasis is placed on effective utilization of the work force and understanding the role of the supervisor. Upon completion, students should be able to apply supervisory principles in the work place.

 

BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the functions of personnel/ human resource management within an organization. Topics include equal opportunity and the legal environment, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, employee development, compensation planning, and employee relations. Upon completion, students should be able to anticipate and resolve human resource concerns.

 

BUS 225 Business Finance 2 2 3

Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None

This course provides an overview of business financial management. Emphasis is placed on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management.

 

BUS 230 Small Business Management 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the challenges of entrepreneurship including the startup and operation of a small business. Topics include market research techniques, feasibility studies, site analysis, financing alternatives, and managerial decision making. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a small business plan.

 

BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 3

Prerequisites: ENG 111 and OST 080 or OST 131
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop skills in writing business communications. Emphasis is placed on business reports, correspondence, and professional presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively in the work place.

 


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CHM – Chemistry

CHM 092 Fundamentals of Chemistry 3 2 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers fundamentals of chemistry with laboratory applications. Topics include measurements, matter, energy, atomic theory, bonding, molecular structure, nomenclature, balancing equations, stoichiometry, solution, acids and bases, gases and basic organic chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply basic chemical concepts and demonstrate basic laboratory skills necessary for success in college-level science courses.

 

CHM 135 Survey of Chemistry I 3 2 4

(College Transfer–GEN ED: Natural Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to inorganic chemistry. Emphasis is placed on measurement, atomic structure, bonding, molecular geometry, nomenclature, reactions, the mole concept, stoichiometric calculations, states of matter, and the gas laws. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3 3 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical laws and concepts as needed in CHM 152. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

CHM 152 General Chemistry II 3 3 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences – AS)

Prerequisites: CHM 151
Corequisites: None

This course provides a continuation of the study of the fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium, ionic and redox equations, acid-base theory, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry, and complex ions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

 

CIS – Information Systems

CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Mathematics-Quantitative)

Prerequisites: Take one: OST 080 or OST 131
Corequisites: None

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer.  Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).

 

CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an overview of computer concepts. Emphasis is placed on the use of personal computers and software applications for personal and fundamental workplace use. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic personal computer skills.

 

CIS 113 Computer Basics 0 2 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces basic computer usage for non-computer majors. Emphasis is placed on developing basic personal computer skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in basic computer applications.

 

CIS 115 Computer Basics 2 3 3

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030 and DMA 040
Set 2: MAT 121
Set 3: MAT 171

Corequisites: None

This course introduces computer programming and problem solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use top-down algorithm design and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).

 


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CJC – Criminal Justice

CJC 100 Basic Law Enforcement Training 9 30 19

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the basic skills and knowledge needed for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. Topics are divided into general units of study: legal, patrol duties, law enforcement communications, investigations, practical application and sheriff-specific. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to demonstrate competence in the topics and areas required for the state comprehensive certification examination.

 

CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 0 3

(College Transfer-Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the components and processes of the criminal justice system. Topics include history, structure, functions, and philosophy of the criminal justice system and their relationship to life in our society. Upon completion, students should be able to define and describe the major system components and their interrelationships and evaluate career options. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

  

CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces deviant behavior as it relates to criminal activity. Topics include theories of crime causation; statistical analysis of criminal behavior; past, present, and future social control initiative; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and discuss various theories of crime causation and societal response.

 

CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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 law 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.

 

CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 3

College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces fundamental law enforcement operations. Topics include the contemporary evolution of law enforcement operations and related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to explain theories, practices, and issues related to law enforcement operations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the history/evolution/ principles and contemporary applications of criminal law. Topics include sources of substantive law, classification of crimes, parties to crime, elements of crimes, matters of criminal responsibility, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the sources of law and identify, interpret, and apply the appropriate statutes/elements.

 

CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers judicial structure/process/procedure from incident to disposition, kinds and degrees of evidence, and the rules governing admissibility of evidence in court. Topics include consideration of state and federal courts, arrest, search and seizure laws, exclusionary and statutory rules of evidence, and other related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss procedure necessary to establish a lawful arrest/search, proper judicial procedures, and the admissibility of evidence.

 

CJC 141 Corrections 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the history, major philosophies, components, and current practices and problems of the field of corrections. Topics include historical evolution, functions of the various components, alternatives to incarceration, treatment programs, inmate control and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the various components, processes, and functions of the correctional system. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standards applicable to criminal justice organizations and professionals. Topics include ethical systems; social change, values, and norms; cultural diversity; citizen involvement in criminal justice issues; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical considerations to the decision-making process in identifiable criminal justice situations.

 

CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3 2 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the theories and fundamentals of the investigative process. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, collection/preservation of evidence, preparation of appropriate reports, court presentations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, explain, and demonstrate the techniques of the investigative process, report preparation, and courtroom presentation.

 

CJC 222 Criminalistics 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the functions of the forensic laboratory and its relationship to successful criminal investigations and prosecutions. Topics include advanced crime scene processing, investigative techniques, current forensic technologies, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and collect relevant evidence at simulated crime scenes and request appropriate laboratory analysis of submitted evidence.

 

CJC 223 Organized Crime 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the evolution of traditional and non-traditional organized crime and its effect on society and the criminal justice system. Topics include identifying individuals and groups involved in organized crime, areas of criminal activity, legal and political responses to organized crime, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the groups and activities involved in organized crime and the responses of the criminal justice system.

 

CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

The course covers the impact of the Constitution of the United States and its amendments on the criminal justice system. Topics include the structure of the Constitution and its amendments, court decisions pertinent to contemporary criminal justice issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss the basic structure of the United States Constitution and the rights/procedures as interpreted by the courts.

 

CJC 233 Correctional Law 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces statutory/case law pertinent to correctional concepts, facilities, and related practices. Topics include examination of major legal issues encompassing incarceration, probation, parole, restitution, pardon, restoration of rights, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss legal issues which directly affect correctional systems and personnel.

 


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COM – Communication/Speech

COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Communications–AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA a general education course in English Composition.

 


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COS – Cosmetology

COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4 0 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: COS 112

This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

 

COS 112 Salon I 0 24 8

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: COS 111

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.

 

COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4 0 4

Prerequisites: Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
Corequisites: COS 114

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, student should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

 

COS 114 Salon II 0 24 8

Prerequisites: Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
Corequisites: COS 113

This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

 

COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4 0 4

Prerequisites:  Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
Corequisites: COS 116

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

 

COS 116 Salon III 0 12 4

Prerequisites: Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
Corequisites: COS 115

This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

 

COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2 0 2

Prerequisites:  Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
Corequisites: COS 118

This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology 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.

 

COS 118 Salon IV 0 21 7

Prerequisites: Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
Corequisites: COS 117

This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level employment requirements.

 

COS 119 Esthetics Concepts I 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy, physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology, and professional ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of esthetics and meet course requirements.

 

COS 121 Manicure/ Nail Technology I 4 6 6

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers techniques of nail technology, hand and arm surface manipulation, and recognition of nail diseases and disorders. Topics include OSHA/safety, sanitation, bacteriology, product knowledge, salesmanship, manicures, artificial application, pedicures, surface manipulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently perform nail care, including manicures, pedicures, surface manipulation, decorating, and artificial applications in a salon setting.

 

COS 223 Contemp Hair Coloring 1 3 2

Prerequisites: Take All: COS 111, COS 112
Corequisites: None

This course covers basic color concepts, hair coloring problems, and application techniques. Topics include color theory, terminology, contemporary techniques, product knowledge, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify a client’s color needs and safely and competently perform color applications and correct problems.

 

COS 224 Trichology and Chemistry 1 3 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a study of hair and the interaction of applied chemicals. Emphasis is placed on pH actions and the reactions and effects of chemical ingredients. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical terminology, pH testing, and chemical reactions on hair.

 

COS 240 Contemporary Design 1 3 2

Prerequisites: Take All: COS 111, COS 112
Corequisites: None

This course covers methods and techniques for contemporary designs. Emphasis is placed on contemporary designs and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and apply techniques associated with contemporary design.

 

COS 260 Design Applications 1 3 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an overview of the design concepts used in cosmetology. Topics include the application of art principles and elements to artistically design hair, nails, and make-up and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and techniques associated with design concepts.

 

COS 271 Instructor Concepts I 5 0 5

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: COS 272

This course introduces the basic cosmetology instructional concepts. Topics include orientation, theories of education, unit planning, daily lesson planning, laboratory management, student assessment, record keeping, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify theories of education, develop lesson plans, demonstrate supervisory techniques, and assess student performance in a classroom setting.

 

COS 272 Instructor Practicum I 0 21 7

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: COS 271

This course covers supervisory and instructional skills for teaching entry-level cosmetology students in a laboratory setting. Topics include demonstrations of services, supervision, and entry-level student assessment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate salon services and instruct and objectively assess the entry-level student.

 

COS 273 Instructor Concepts II 5 0 5

Prerequisites: Take All: COS 271, COS 272
Corequisites: COS 274

This course covers advanced cosmetology instructional concepts. Topics include practical demonstrations, lesson planning, lecture techniques, development and administration of assessment tools, record keeping, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to develop lesson plans, demonstrate supervision techniques, assess student performance in a classroom setting, and keep accurate records.

 

COS 274 Instructor Practicum II 0 21 7

Prerequisites: Take All: COS 271, COS 272
Corequisites: COS 273

This course is designed to develop supervisory and instructional skills for teaching advanced cosmetology students in a laboratory setting. Topics include practical demonstrations, supervision, and advanced student assessment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the areas covered by the Instructor Licensing Examination and meet program completion requirements.

 


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CTS – Computer Information Technology

CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interactions with software. Topics include component identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers.

 

CTS 125 Presentation Graphics 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides hands-on experience with a graphics presentation package. Topics include terminology, effective chart usage, design and layout, integrating hardware components, and enhancing presentations with text, graphics, audio and video. Upon completion, students should be able to design and demonstrate an effective presentation.

 

CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces basic spreadsheet design and development. Topics include writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts.

 

CTS 135 Integrated Software Intro 2 4 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course instructs students in the Windows or Linux based program suites for word processing, spreadsheet, database, personal information manager, and presentation software. This course prepares students for introductory level skills in database, spreadsheet, personal information manager, word processing, and presentation applications to utilize data sharing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and integrate data at an introductory level to produce documents using multiple technologies.

 

CTS 230 Advanced Spreadsheet 2 2 3

Prerequisites: CTS 130
Corequisites: None

This course covers advanced spreadsheet design and development. Topics include advanced functions and statistics, charting, macros, databases, and linking. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in designing complex spreadsheets.

 

CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces established and evolving methodologies for the analysis, design, and development of an information system. Emphasis is placed on system characteristics, managing projects, prototyping, CASE/OOM tools, and systems development life cycle phases. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze a problem and design an appropriate solution using a combination of tools and techniques.

 

CTS 287 Emerging Technologies 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces emerging information technologies. Emphasis is placed on evolving technologies and trends in business and industry. Upon completion, student should be able to articulate an understanding of the current trends and issues in emerging technologies for information systems.

 

CTS 289 System Support Project 1 4 3

Prerequisites: Take All: CTI 110, CTI 120, and CTS 115
Corequisites: None

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant support project with minimal instructor assistance. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

 


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DBA – Database Management Technology

DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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 by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms.

 

DBA 115 Database Applications 2 2 3

Prerequisites: DBA 110
Corequisites: None

This course applies concepts learned in DBA 110 to a specific DBMS. Topics include manipulating multiple tables, advanced queries, screens and reports, linking, and command files. Upon completion, students should be able to create multiple table systems that demonstrate updates, screens, and reports representative of industry requirements.

 


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DES – Design: Creative

DES 115 Color Theory 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the element of color as a major design factor. Emphasis is placed on the physical, psychological, and other implications of color in design. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of color and its effects on the human environment.

 


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DMA – Developmental Mathematics

DMA 010 Operations With Integers 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a conceptual study of integers and integer operations. Topics include integers, absolute value, exponents, square roots, perimeter and area of basic geometric figures, Pythagorean theorem, and use of the correct order of operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of pertinent concepts and principles and apply this knowledge in the evaluation of expressions.

 

DMA 020 Fractions and Decimals 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: Take DMA 010
Corequisites: None

This course provides a conceptual study of the relationship between fractions and decimals and covers related problems. Topics include application of operations and solving contextual application problems, including determining the circumference and area of circles with the concept of pi. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the connections between fractions and decimals.

 

DMA 030 Propor/Ratio/Rate/Percent 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: Take All:  DMA 010 and DMA 020
Corequisites: None

This course provides a conceptual study of the problems that are represented by rates, ratios, percent, and proportions. Topics include rates, ratios, percent, proportion, conversion of English and metric units, and applications of the geometry of similar triangles. Upon completion, students should be able to use their understanding to solve conceptual application problems.

 

DMA 040 Express/Lin Equat/Inequal 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

    Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030
    Set 2: MAT 060

Corequisites: None

This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities. Emphasis is placed on solving contextual application problems. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between simplifying expressions and solving equations and apply this knowledge to problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities.

DMA 050 Graphs/Equations of Lines 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

    Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030 and DMA 040
    Set 2: DMA 040 and MAT 060

Corequisites:  None

This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of lines. Topics include slope, equations of lines, interpretation of basic graphs, and linear modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to solve contextual application problems and represent real world situations as linear equations in two variables.

 

DMA 060 Polynomial/Quadratic Appl 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

    Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050
    Set 2: DMA 040, DMA 050 and MAT 060

Set 3:   MAT 060 and MAT 070

Corequisites:  None

This course provides a study of problems involving algebraic representations of quadratic equations. Topics include basic polynomial operations, factoring polynomials, and solving polynomial equations by means of factoring. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with quadratic applications.

 

DMA 070 Rational Express/Equation 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

    Set 1: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040,

DMA 050, & DMA 060

    Set 2: DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060 and MAT 060

Set 3: DMA 060, MAT 060 and MAT 070

Set 4:  DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 060 & MAT 070

Corequisites: None

This course provides a study of problems involving algebraic representations of rational equations. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with rational expressions and equations, understanding the domain, and determining the reasonableness of an answer. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with rational applications.

 

DMA 080 Radical Express/Equations 0.75 0.50 1

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

    Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070

Set 2: DMA-060, DMA-070, MAT-060, MAT-070

Set 3: DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070, MAT-060

Set 4: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-060, DMA-070, MAT-070

Corequisites: None

This course provides a study of problems involving algebraic representations of the manipulation of radical expressions and the application of radical equations. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with radical expressions and rational exponents, solving radical equations, and determining the reasonableness of a solution. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with radical applications.

 


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DRA – Drama/Theatre

DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation 3 0 3

(College Transfer–GEN ED: Humanity/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a study of the art, craft and business of the theatre. Emphasis is placed on the audience’s appreciation of the work of the playwright, director, actor, designer, producer, and critic. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a vocabulary of theatre terms and to recognize the contribution of various theatre artists. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and ICAA a general education course in Humanities/Fine Art.

 


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DRE – Developmental Reading/English

DRE 096 Integrated Reading and Writing 2.50 1 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course is designed to develop proficiency in specific integrated and contextualized reading and writing skills and strategies. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and recognition and composition of well-developed, coherent, and unified texts; these topics are primarily taught at the introductory level using texts primarily in a Lexile (TM) range of 960 to 1115. Upon completion, students should be able to apply those skills toward understanding a variety of academic and career-related texts and composing effective paragraphs. Please note: (TM) stands for registered trademark.

 

DRE 097 Integrated Reading and Writing II 2.50 1 3

Prerequisites: DRE 096
Corequisites:  None

This course is designed to develop proficiency in integrated and contextualized reading and writing skills and strategies. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and recognition and composition of well developed, coherent, and unified texts; except where noted, these topics are taught at a reinforcement level using texts primarily in a Lexile (TM) range of 1070 to 1220. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and apply those skills toward understanding a variety of complex academic and career texts and composing essays incorporating relevant, valid evidence. Please note: (TM) represents registered trademark.

 

DRE 098 Integrated Reading and Writing III 2.50 1 3

Prerequisites: DRE 097
Corequisites:  None

This course is designed to develop proficiency in integrated and contextualized reading and writing skills and strategies. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and recognition and composition of well developed, coherent, and unified texts; these topics are taught using texts primarily in the Lexile (TM) range of 1185 to 1385. Upon completion, students should be able to apply those skills toward understanding a variety of texts at the career and college ready level and toward composing a documented essay. Note: (TM) represents registered trademark.

 


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ECO – Economics

ECO 151 Survey of Economics 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course, for those who have not received credit for ECO 251 or 252, introduces basic concepts of micro- and macroeconomics. Topics include supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, prices and wages, money, interest rates, banking system, unemployment, inflation, taxes, government spending, and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to explain alternative solutions for economic problems faced by private and government sectors. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces economic analysis of aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought; aggregate supply and demand; economic measures, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking; stabilization techniques; and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate national economic components, conditions, and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic goals. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 


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EDU – Education

EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Education 4 0 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the foundations of early childhood education, the diverse educational settings for young children, professionalism and planning intentional developmentally appropriate experiences for each child. Topics include theoretical foundations, national early learning standards, NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development, state regulations, program types, career options, professionalism, ethical conduct, quality inclusive environments, and curriculum responsive to the needs of each child/family. Upon completion, students should be able to design a career/professional development plan, appropriate environments, schedules, and activity plans.

 

EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097

This course covers the development of partnerships between culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse families, children, schools and communities through the use of evidence-based strategies. Emphasis is placed on developing skills and identifying benefits for establishing, supporting, and maintaining respectful, collaborative relationships between diverse families, programs/schools, and community agencies/resources reflective of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. Upon completion, students should be able to explain identify appropriate relationship building strategies between diverse families, children, schools, and communities and demonstrate a variety of communication skills including appropriate use of technology to support every child.

 

EDU 144 Child Development I 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097

This course includes the theories of child development, observation and assessment, milestones, and factors that influence development, from conception through approximately 36 months. Emphasis is placed on knowledge, observation and assessment of developmental sequences in approaches to play/learning, emotional/social, health/physical, language/communication and cognitive domains. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain biological and environmental factors that impact development, and identify evidence-based strategies for enhancing development for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse.

 

EDU 145 Child Development II 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097

This course includes the theories of child development, observation and assessment, milestones, and factors that influence development, from preschool through middle childhood. Emphasis is placed on knowledge, observation and assessment of developmental sequences in approaches to play/learning, emotional/social, health/physical, language/communication and cognitive domains. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain biological and environmental factors that impact development, and identify evidence-based strategies for enhancing development for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse.

 

EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097

This course introduces evidence-based to build nurturing relationships with each child by applying principals and practical techniques to facilitate developmentally appropriate guidance. Topics include designing responsive/supportive learning environments, cultural, linguistic and socio-economic influences on behavior, appropriate expectations, the importance of communication with children/families including using technology and the use of formative assessments in establishing intentional strategies for children with unique needs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate direct/indirect strategies to encourage social skills, self-regulation, emotional expression and positive behaviors while recognizing the relationship between children’s social, emotional and cognitive development.

 

EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097

This course introduces developmentally supportive creative learning environments with attention to divergent thinking, creative problem-solving, evidence-based teaching practices and open-ended learning materials while applying NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Emphasis is placed on observation of process driven learning experiences in art, music, creative movement, dance, and dramatics for every young child age birth through eight, integrated through all domains and academic content. Upon completion, students should be able to examine, create, and adapt developmentally creative learning materials, experiences and environments for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse.

 

EDU 151A Creative Activities Lab 0 2 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097 and EDU 151

This course provides a laboratory component to complement EDU 151. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance concepts introduced in the classroom. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a practical understanding of the development and implementation of appropriate creative activities.

 

EDU 153 Health Safety & Nutrition 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097

This course covers promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of every child. Topics include health and nutritional guidelines, common childhood illnesses, maintaining safe and healthy learning environments, health benefits of active play, recognition and reporting of abuse/neglect, and state regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to apply knowledge of NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development for health, safety, and nutritional needs and safe learning environments.

 

EDU 153A Health, Safety, & Nutrition Lab 0 2 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097 and EDU 153

This course provides a laboratory component to complement EDU 153. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance concepts introduced in the classroom. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a practical understanding of the development and implementation of safe indoor/outdoor environments and programs that promote healthy lifestyles.

 

EDU 163 Classroom Mgt & Instruct 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 097

This course examines classroom management and evidence-based instructional strategies that create supportive learning environments to provide developmentally appropriate guidance for school-age populations. Topics include classroom management and organization, teaching strategies, individual student differences and learning styles, ongoing systematic observation, and developmentally appropriate classroom guidance techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize developmentally appropriate behavior management and high quality instructional strategies that enhance the teaching/learning process and promote students’ academic success.

 

EDU 216 Foundations of Education 4 0 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course introduces the American educational system and the teaching profession. Topics include historical and philosophical influences on education, various perspectives on educational issues and experiences in K-12 classrooms. Upon completion, students should be able to reflect on classroom observations, analyze the different educational approaches including classical/traditional and progressive, and have knowledge of the various roles of educational systems at the federal state and local level.

 

EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3 0 3

Prerequisites: Take one set

  Set 1: EDU 144 and EDU 145

Set 2: PSY 244 and PSY 245

Corequisites: DRE 098

This course covers atypical patterns of child development, inclusive/diverse settings, evidenced-based educational/family plans, differentiated instruction, adaptive materials, and assistive technology. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities and delays, early intervention/special education, transitions, observation, developmental screening, formative assessment of children, and collaborating with families and community partners. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, identify community resources, explain the importance of collaboration with best practices as defined by laws, policies and the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.

 

EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3 0 3

Prerequisites: EDU 119
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course covers the development of high-quality, individualized, responsive/engaging relationships and experiences for infants, toddlers, and twos.  Emphasis is placed on typical and atypical child development, positive early learning experiences, supporting and engaging diverse families, provide safe, warm and nurturing interactions, and the application of the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate responsive planning, respectful relationships and exposure to a variety of developmentally appropriate experiences/materials that support a foundation for healthy development and growth of culturally, linguistically and ability diverse children birth to 36 months.

 

EDU 235 School-Age Develop & Program 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course includes developmentally appropriate practices in group settings for school-age children. Emphasis is placed on principles of development, environmental planning, and positive guidance techniques and program development. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss developmental principles for culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children ages five to twelve and plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs and activities.

 

EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3 0 3

Prerequisites: EDU 119
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course is designed to focus on using content knowledge to build developmentally effective approaches for culturally/linguistically/ability diverse young children. Topics include components of curriculum, a variety of curriculum models, authentic observation and assessment, and planning developmentally appropriate experiences aligned with the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Upon completion, students should be able to understand, evaluate and use curriculum to plan for individual/group needs.

 

EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098 and EDU 119

This course introduces principles and practices essential to preparing and supporting childcare administrators. Topics include program philosophy, policies and procedures, NC Child Care Law and Rules, business planning, personnel and fiscal management, and NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Supplement for Early Childhood Program Administration.  Upon completion, students should be able to articulate a developmentally appropriate program philosophy, locate current state licensing regulations, analyze a business plan and examine comprehensive program policies and procedures.

 

EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II 3 0 3

Prerequisites: Take All: DRE 098, EDU 119, and EDU 261
Corequisites: None

This course focuses on advocacy/leadership, public relations/community outreach and program quality/evaluation for diverse early childhood programs. Topics include program evaluation/ accreditation, involvement in early childhood professional organization, leadership/mentoring, family, volunteer and community involvement and early childhood advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able to define and evaluate all components of early childhood programs, develop strategies for advocacy and integrate community into programs.

 

EDU 263 School-Age Program Admin 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course introduces the methods and procedures for development and administration of school-age programs in the public or proprietary setting. Emphasis is placed on the construction and organization of the physical environment. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, develop and administer a quality school-age program.

 

EDU 271 Educational Technology 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course introduces the ethical use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in all educational settings. Emphasis is placed on technology concepts, ethical issues, digital citizenship, instructional strategies, assistive technology, and the use of technology for professional development and communication.  Upon completion, students should be able to discuss technology concepts, ethically use a variety of technology resources, demonstrate appropriate technology skills in educational environments, and identify assistive technology.

 

EDU 275 Effective Teacher Training 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course provides specialized training using an experienced-based approach to learning. Topics include instructional preparation and presentation, student interaction, time management, learning expectations, evaluation, and curriculum principles and planning. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and present a six-step lesson plan and demonstrate ways to improve students’ time-on-task.

 

EDU 280 Language/Literacy Experiences 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course provides evidence-based strategies for enhancing language and literacy experiences that align with NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Topics include developmental sequences for children’s emergent receptive and expressive language, print concepts, appropriate observations/assessments, literacy enriched environments, quality selection of diverse literature, interactive media, and inclusive practices. Upon completion, students should be able to select, plan, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate language and literacy experiences for children who are culturally, linguistically and ability diverse.

 

EDU 281 Instruct Strat/Read & Writ 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course covers concepts, resources, and methods for teaching reading and writing to elementary through middle-grade children. Topics include the importance of literacy, learning styles, skills assessment, various reading and writing approaches and instructional strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate school-age literacy experiences as related to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

 

EDU 284 Early Child Capstone Prac 1 9 4

Prerequisites: Take one set

     Set 1: EDU-119, EDU-144, EDU-145, EDU-146, and EDU-151

Set 2: EDU-119, PSY-244, PSY-245, EDU-146, and EDU-151

Set 3: EDU-119, PSY-245, EDU-144, EDU-146, and EDU-151

Set 4: EDU-119, PSY-244, EDU-145, EDU-146, and EDU-151

Corequisites: DRE 098

This course is designed to allow student to demonstrate acquired skills in a three star (minimum) or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities and environments for all children; supporting/engaging families; and modeling reflective and professional practices based on national and state guidelines. Upon completion, students should be able to apply NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development to demonstrate developmentally appropriate plans/assessments, appropriate guidance techniques and ethical/professional behaviors, including the use of appropriate technology, as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty assessments.

 

EDU 285 Internship Exp-School Age 1 9 4

Prerequisites: Take one set

  Set 1: EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 118, EDU 163

Set 2: PSY 244, PSY 245, EDU 118, EDU 163

Set 3: PSY 244, EDU 145, EDU 118, EDU 163

Set 4: EDU 144, PSY 245, EDU 118, EDU 163

Set 5: PSY 244, PSY 245, EDU 216, EDU 163

Set 6: EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 216, EDU 163

Set 7: EDU 144, PSY 245, EDU 216, EDU 163

Set 8: PSY 244, EDU 216, EDU 163, EDU 145

Corequisites: DRE 098

This course is designed to allow students to demonstrate acquired skills in a quality public or private school environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities and environments for all children; supporting/engaging families; and modeling reflective and professional practices based on national and state guidelines. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate lesson plans/assessments, appropriate guidance techniques, ethical/professional behaviors including the use of appropriate technology, as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty visits.

 

EDU 286 Early Childhood Issues 1 0 1

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None

This course provides an opportunity to discuss the application of skills in a developmentally appropriate early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on developing strategies for reaching competency goals and objectives and on planning and developing curriculum. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in classroom management skills and in developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum plans.

 

EDU 289 Adv Issues/School Age 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DRE 098

This course covers advanced topics and issues that relate to school-age programs. Emphasis is placed on current advocacy issues, emerging technology, professional growth, ethics, and organizations for providers/ teachers working with school-age populations. Upon completion, students should be able to list, discuss, and explain advanced current topics and issues surrounding school-aged populations.

 


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ELC – Electricity

ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 5

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze simple DC/AC circuits.

 

ELC 113 Residential Wiring 2 6 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in residential electrical installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include NEC, electrical safety, and electrical print reading; planning, layout; and installation of electrical distribution equipment; lighting; overcurrent protection; conductors; branch circuits; and conduits. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment associated with residential electrical installations.

 

ELC 114 Commercial Wiring 2 6 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides instruction in the application of electrical tools, materials, and test equipment associated with commercial electrical installations. Topics include the NEC; safety; electrical blueprints; planning layout, and installation of equipment and conduits; and wiring devices such as panels and overcurrent devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install equipment and conduit associated with commercial electrical installations.

 

ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2 6 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of motors and motor controls. Topics include ladder diagrams, pilot devices, contactors, motor starters, motors and other control devises. Upon completion, students should be able to properly select, connect, and troubleshoot motors and control circuits.

 

ELC 118 National Electrical Code 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the use of the current National Electrical Code. Topics include the NEC history, wiring methods, overcurrent protection, materials, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively use the NEC.

 

ELC 119 NEC Calculations 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers branch circuit, feeder, and service calculations. Emphasis is placed on sections of the National Electrical Code related to calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate code sections to size wire, conduit, and overcurrent devices for branch circuits, feeders, and service.

 

ELC 121 Electrical Estimating 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the principles involved in estimating electrical projects. Topics include take-offs of materials and equipment, labor, overhead, and profit. Upon completion, students should be able to estimate simple electrical projects.

 

ELC 128 Introduction to PLC 2 3 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) and its associated applications. Topics include ladder logic diagrams, input/output modules, power supplies, surge protection, selection/installation of controllers, and interfacing of controllers with equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to understand basic PLC systems and create simple programs.

 

ELC 132 Electrical Drawings 1 3 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the technical documentation that is typically found or used in the industrial environment. Topics include interpretation of service manuals, freehand sketching, orthographic views and dimensions, and print reading. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret technical documents and prints and use basic drafting skills to prepare usable field drawings.

 

ELC 215 Electrical Maintenance 2 3 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the theory of maintenance and the skills necessary to maintain electrical equipment found in industrial and commercial facilities. Topics include maintenance theory, predictive and preventive maintenance, electrical equipment operation and maintenance, and maintenance documentation. Upon completion, students should be able to perform maintenance on electrical equipment in industrial and commercial facilities.

 

ELC 220 Photovoltaic Sys Tech 2 3 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the concepts, tools, techniques, and materials needed to understand systems that convert solar energy into electricity with photovoltaic (pv) technologies. Topics include site analysis for system integration, building codes, and advances in photovoltaic technology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of photovoltaic technology and current applications.

 

ELC 233 Energy Management 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers energy management principles and techniques typical of those found in industry and commercial facilities, including load control and peak demand reduction systems. Topics include load and peak demand calculations, load shedding, load balance and power factor, priority scheduling, remote sensing and control, and supplementary/alternative energy sources. Upon completion, students should be able to determine energy management parameters, calculate demand and energy use, propose energy management procedures, and implement alternative energy sources.

 


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ELN – Electronics

ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3 3 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers semiconductor devices used in industrial applications. Topics include the basic theory, application, and operating characteristics of semiconductor devices. Upon completion, student should be able to construct and/or troubleshoot these devices for proper operation in an industrial electronic circuit.

 


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ENG – English

ENG 101 Applied Communications I 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to enhance reading and writing skills for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on technical reading, job-related vocabulary, sentence writing, punctuation, and spelling. Upon completion, students should be able to identify main ideas with supporting details and produce mechanically correct short writings appropriate to the workplace.  

 

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: English Comp – AA & AS)

Prerequisites: Take DRE-098
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in English Composition.

 

ENG 111A Writing and Inquiry Lab 0 2 1

Prerequisites: DRE 098
Corequisites: ENG 111

This writing laboratory is designed to apply the skills introduced in ENG 111. Emphasis is placed on the editing and revision components of the writing process. Upon completion, students should be able to apply those skills in the production of final drafts in ENG 111.

 

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: English Comp – AA & AS)

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None

This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and writing strategies. Emphasis is placed on analyzing information and ideas and incorporating research findings into documented writing and research projects. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate and synthesize information from primary and secondary sources using documentation appropriate to various disciplines. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in English Composition.

 

ENG 115 Oral Communication 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the basic principles of oral communication in both small group and public settings. Emphasis is placed on the components of the communication process, group decision-making, and public address. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the principles of effective oral communication in small group and public settings.

 

ENG 125 Creative Writing I 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to practice the art of creative writing. Emphasis is placed on writing, fiction, poetry, and sketches. Upon completion, students should be able to craft and critique their own writing and critique the writing of others. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

ENG 131 Introduction to Literature 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:  Take one: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114

This course introduces the principal genres of literature. Emphasis is placed on literary terminology, devices, structure, and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and respond to literature. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ENG 231 American Literature I 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: Take one: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites: None

This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ENG 232 American Literature II 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: Take one: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites: None

This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ENG 241 British Literature I 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: Take one: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites: None

This course covers selected works in British literature from its beginnings to the 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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ENG 242 British Literature II 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: Take one: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites: None

This course covers selected works in British literature from the Romantic Period to the present. 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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ENG 261 World Literature I 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: Take one: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites: None

This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from their literary beginning through the seventeenth century. 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 selected works. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

ENG 262 World Literature II 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: Take one: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites: None

This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the eighteenth century to the present. 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 selected works. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/ Fine Arts.

 


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GEL – Geology

GEL 111 Geology 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces basic landform and geological processes. Topics include rocks, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal dynamics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic geological processes that shape the earth. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 


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GEO – Geography

GEO 111 World Regional Geography 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the regional concept which emphasizes the spatial association of people and their environment. Emphasis is placed on the physical, cultural, and economic systems that interact to produce the distinct regions of the earth. Upon completion, students should be able to describe variations in physical and cultural features of a region and demonstrate an understanding of their functional relationships. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 


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GRA – Graphic Arts

GRA 255 Image Manipulation I 1 3 2

Prerequisites: GRA 151 or GRD 151
Corequisites: None

This course covers applications associated with electronic image manipulation, including color correction, color separation, special effects, and image conversion. Topics include image-capturing hardware, image-processing software, and output options. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize hardware and software to acquire, manipulate, and output images to satisfy design and production.

 

GRA 256 Image Manipulation II 1 3 2

Prerequisites: GRA 255
Corequisites: None

This course covers electronic color separation and its relationship to multi-color printing. Topics include color theory, separation, color matching, proofing, and output of process and spot color images. Upon completion, students should be able to use hardware and image processing software to produce color separations and proofs for various printing processes.

 


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GRD – Graphic Design

GRD 110 Typography I 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the history and mechanics of type and its application to layout and design. Topics include topographic fundamentals, anatomy, measurements, composition, identification, and terminology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in design application, analysis, specification, and creation of typographic elements.

GRD 111 Typography II 2 2 3

Prerequisites: GRD 110
Corequisites: None

This course is a continuation of GRD 110. Emphasis is placed on solving challenging typographic problems. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and demonstrate advanced typographic applications.

GRD 121 Drawing Fundamental I 1 3 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course increases observation skills using basic drawing techniques and media in graphic design. Emphasis is placed on developing the use of graphic design principles, media applications, spatial considerations, drawing styles, and approaches. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence and proficiency in finished works.

GRD 131 Illustration I 1 3 2

Prerequisites: Take one: ART 131, DES 125, or GRD 121
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the application of rendering techniques to create illustrations. Emphasis is placed on controlling various media, methods, surfaces, design problems, and the appropriate media selection process. Upon completion, students should be able to produce quality illustrations from conception through finished artwork.

GRD 132 Illustration II 1 3 2

Prerequisites: GRD 131
Corequisites: None

This course is a continuation of GRD 131. Topics include editorial, product, fashion, and advertising illustrations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased proficiency in creating quality illustrations from conceptualization through finished artwork.

GRD 141 Graphic Design I 2 4 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the conceptualization process used in visual problem solving. Emphasis is placed on learning the principles of design and on the manipulation and organization of elements. Upon completion, students should be able to apply design principles and visual elements to projects.

GRD 142 Graphic Design II 2 4 4

Prerequisites: Take one: ART 121, DES 135, or GRD 141
Corequisites: None

This course covers the application of visual elements and design principles in advertising and graphic design. Topics include creation of various designs, such as logos, advertisements, posters, outdoor advertising, and publication design. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively apply design principles and visual elements to projects.

GRD 145 Design Applications I 0 3 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: GRD 141

This course introduces visual problem solving. Emphasis is placed on application of design principles. Upon completion, students should be able to produce projects utilizing basic design concepts.

GRD 151 Computer Design Basics 1 4 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers designing and drawing with various types of software applications for advertising and graphic design. Emphasis is placed on creative and imaginative use of space, shapes, value, texture, color and typography to provide effective solutions to advertising and graphic design problems. Upon completion, students should be able to use the computer as a creative tool.

GRD 152 Computer DesignTech I 1 4 3

Prerequisites: GRD 151
Corequisites: None

This course covers complex design problems utilizing various design and drawing software applications. Topics include the expressive use of typography, image, and organization to communicate a message. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate computer software to professionally present their work.

GRD 153 Computer Design Tech II 1 4 3

Prerequisites: GRD 152
Corequisites: None

This course covers advanced theories and practices in the field of computer design. Emphasis is placed on advanced use of color palettes, layers, and paths. Upon completion, students should be able to creatively produce designs and articulate their rationale.

GRD 241 Graphic Design III                                     2 4 4

Prerequisites:Take one: DES 136 or GRD 142
Corequisites: None

This course is an advanced exploration of various techniques and media for advertising and graphic design. Emphasis is placed on advanced concepts and solutions to complex and challenging graphic design problems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence and professionalism in visual problem solving.

GRD 242 Graphic Design IV 2 4 4

Prerequisites: GRD 241
Corequisites: None

This course is a continuation of GRD 241. Emphasis is placed on using advanced media techniques, concepts, strategies, and professionalism in all aspects of design. Upon completion, students should be able to conceptualize, create, and produce designs for reproduction.

GRD 265 Digital Print Production 1 4 3

Prerequisites: Take one: GRD 151 or GRA 151
Corequisites: None

This course covers preparation of digital files for output and reproduction. Emphasis is placed on output options, separations, color proofing, and cost and design considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare files and select appropriate output methods for design solutions.

GRD 280 Portfolio Design 2 4 4

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

Set 1: GRD-142 and GRD-152

Set 2: GRD-142 and GRA-152

Corequisites: None

This course covers the organization and presentation of a design/advertising or graphic art portfolio and appropriate related materials. Emphasis is placed on development and evaluation of the portfolio, design and production of a resume and self-promotional materials, and interview techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and professionally present an effective portfolio and related self-promotional materials.

 


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HEA – Health

HEA 110 Personal Health/Wellness 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to basic personal health and wellness. Emphasis is placed on current health issues such as nutrition, mental health, and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the factors necessary to the maintenance of health and wellness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 


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HET – Heavy Equipment Maintenance

HET 110 Diesel Engines 3 9 6

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces theory, design, terminology, and operating adjustments for diesel engines. Emphasis is laced on safety, theory of operation, inspection, measuring, and rebuilding diesel engines according to factory specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to measure, diagnose problems, and repair diesel engines.

 

HET 114 Power Trains 3 6 5

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces power transmission devices. Topics include function and operation of gears, chains, clutches, planetary gears, drive lines, differentials, and transmissions. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, research specifications, repair, and adjust power train components.

 

HET 119 Mechanical Transmissions 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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 able to diagnose, inspect, and repair mechanical transmissions.

 

HET 125 Preventive Maintenance 1 3 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces preventive maintenance practices used on medium and heavy duty vehicles and rolling assemblies. Topics include preventive maintenance schedules, services, DOT rules and regulations, and road ability. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and follow a preventive maintenance schedule as directed by manufacturers.

 

HET 128 Medium/Heavy Duty Tune Up 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces tune-up and troubleshooting according to manufacturers’ specifications. Topics include troubleshooting engine systems, tune-up procedures, and use and care of special test tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair engines and components using appropriate diagnostic equipment.

 

HET 218 Tractor Project 1 12 5

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an opportunity to demonstrate competencies learned by completely rebuilding a tractor to meet dealer specifications. Emphasis is placed on diagnosis and repair of engine, hydraulic, electrical/electronic, air conditioner, brake, and steering systems to ready a used tractor for sale. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and perform the necessary repairs on a used tractor to prepare it for sale.

 

HET 230 Air Brakes 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the operation and design of air braking systems used on trucks. Topics include safety, governors, compressors, and supporting systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, disassemble, inspect, repair, and reassemble air brake systems.

 

HET 233 Suspension and Steering 2 4 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the theory and principles of medium and heavy duty steering and suspension systems. Topics include wheel and tire problems, frame members, fifth wheel, bearings, and coupling systems. Upon completion, students should be able to troubleshoot, adjust, and repair suspension and steering components on medium and heavy duty vehicles.

 

 

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HIS – History

HIS 111 World Civilization I 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci.– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces world history from the dawn of civilization to the early modern era. Topics include Eurasian, African, American, and Greco-Roman civilizations and Christian, Islamic and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in pre-modern world civilizations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

HIS 112 World Civilization II 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci.– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces world history from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan, and the Americas. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern world civilizations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

HIS 121 Western Civilization I 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces western civilization from pre-history to the early modern era. Topics include ancient Greece, Rome, and Christian institutions of the Middle Ages and the emergence of national monarchies in western Europe. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early western civilization. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

HIS 122 Western Civilization II 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces western civilization from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the religious wars, the Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the Cold War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern western civilization. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

HIS 131 American History I 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci.– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the

Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

HIS 132 American History II 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci.– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in American history since the Civil War. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

HIS 221 African-American History 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers African-American history from the Colonial period to the present. Topics include African origins, the slave trade, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow era, the civil rights movement, and contributions of African Americans. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of African Americans. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 


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HUM – Humanities

HUM 110 Technology and Society 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course considers technological change from historical, artistic, and philosophical perspectives and its effect on human needs and concerns. Emphasis is placed on the causes and consequences of technological change. Upon completion, students should be able to critically evaluate the implications of technology. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: DRE 098
Corequisites:  None

This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of 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.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

HUM 121 The Nature of America 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an interdisciplinary survey of the American cultural, social, and political experience. Emphasis is placed on the multicultural character of American society, distinctive qualities of various regions, and the American political system. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant cultural, social, and political aspects of American life.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

HUM 122 Southern Culture 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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 of social class in historical and contemporary contexts. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the characteristics that distinguish Southern culture. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

HUM 160 Introduction to Film 2 2 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the fundamental elements of film artistry and production. Topics include film styles, history, and production techniques, as well as the social values reflected in film art. Upon completion, students should be able to critically analyze the elements covered in relation to selected films. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

HUM 230 Leadership Development 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:  None

This course explores the theories and techniques of leadership and group process. Emphasis is placed on leadership styles, theories of group dynamics, and the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a personal philosophy and style of leadership and integrate these concepts in various practical situations.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 


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HYD – Hydraulics

HYD 112 Hydraulics-Med/Heavy Duty 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces hydraulic theory and applications as applied to mobile equipment. Topics include component studies such as pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, filters, reservoirs, lines, and fittings. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, diagnose, test, and repair hydraulic systems using schematics and technical manuals.

 


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MAT – Mathematics

MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 2 2 3

Prerequisites: Take: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030
Corequisites: None

This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurement skills and mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for nonmath intensive programs. Topics include unit conversions and estimation within a variety of measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic geometric concepts; financial literacy; and statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and charting of data. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the use of mathematics and technology to solve practical problems, and to analyze and communicate results.

 

MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Math – AA)

Prerequisites: Take One Set:

    Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and DRE-098

Set 2: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and ENG-095*

Set 3: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and ENG-090* and RED-090*

*These are archived courses which are no longer available for enrollment

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life. Under the CAA and ICAA, this course has been approved for transfer as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).

 

MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Math – AA)

Prerequisites: Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040,

DMA-050, and DRE-098

Corequisites: None

This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).

 

MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Math – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: Take Set:

Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070, DMA-080

Set 2: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-065

Set 3: MAT-121

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.

 

MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Math – AS)

Prerequisites: MAT 171
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop an understanding of topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of trigonometric functions in multiple representations, right and oblique triangles, vectors, polar coordinates, conic sections, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to trigonometry-related problems with and without technology.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.

 

MAT 263 Brief Calculus 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Math – AS)

Prerequisites: MAT 171
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to introduce concepts of differentiation and integration and their applications to solving problems. Topics include graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.

 

MAT 271 Calculus I 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Math – AS)

Prerequisites: MAT 172
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop the topics of differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is placed on limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to derivative-related problems with and without technology. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.

 

MAT 272 Calculus II 3 2 4

(College Transfer— UGETC: Math – AS)

Prerequisites: MAT 271
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop advanced topics of differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is placed on the applications of definite integrals, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, conic sections, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and differential equations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to integral-related problems with and without technology. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.

 


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MED – Medical Assisting

MED 110 Orientation to Med Assist 1 0 0 1

Prerequisites: Admission to Medical Assisting Program
Corequisites: MED 130

This course covers the history of medicine and the role of the medical assistant in the health care setting. Emphasis is placed on professionalism, communication, attitude, behaviors, and duties in the medical environment. Upon completion, students should be able to project a positive attitude and promote the profession of medical assisting.

 

MED 112 Ori to Clinic Setting I 0 0 3 1

Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites:   None

This course provides an early opportunity to observe and/or perform in the medical setting. Emphasis is placed on medical assisting procedures including appointment scheduling, filing, greeting patients, telephone techniques, billing, collections, medical records, and related medical procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to identify administrative and clinical procedures in the medical environment.

 

MED 118 Medical Law and Ethics 2 0 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the legal and ethical responsibilities of a multi-skilled health professional.

 

MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces prefixes, suffixes, and word roots used in the language of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

 

MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3

Prerequisites: MED 121
Corequisites: None

This course is the second in a series of medical terminology courses. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

 

MED 130 Admin Office Proc I 1 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ENG 111, CIS 111, ACA 115, MED 110

This course introduces medical office administrative procedures. Topics include appointment processing, written and oral communications, medical records, patient orientation, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic administrative skills within the medical environment.

 

MED 131 Admin Office Proc II 1 2 0 2

Prerequisites: MED 130
Corequisites: OST 136

This course provides medical office procedures in both economic and management skills. Topics include physical plant maintenance, equipment and supplies, liability coverage, medical economics, and introductory insurance procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the economics of the medical office and supervise personnel.

 

MED 140 Exam Room Procedures I 3 4 0 5

Prerequisites: BIO 163
Corequisites: MAT 115

This course provides instruction in clinical examining room procedures. Topics include asepsis, infection control, assisting with exams and treatment, patient 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.

 

MED 150 Laboratory Procedures I 3 4 0 5

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides instruction in basic lab techniques used by the medical assistant. Topics include lab safety, quality control, collecting and processing specimens, performing selective tests, phlebotomy, screening and follow-up of test results, and OSHA/CLIA regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic lab tests/skills based on course topics.

 

MED 182 CPR First Aid and Emergency 1 1 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic CPR, first aid, and medical emergency care related to the clinical, home, office, and recreational setting. Emphasis is placed on triage, assessment, and proper management of emergency care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic CPR, first aid, and medical emergency care.

 

MED 232 Medical Insurance Coding 1 3 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

This course is designed to develop coding skills. Emphasis is placed on advanced diagnostic and procedural coding in the outpatient facility. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in coding for reimbursement.

 

MED 240 Exam Room Procedures II 3 4 0 5

Prerequisites: MED 140
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to expand and build upon skills presented in MED 140. Emphasis is placed on advanced exam room procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate enhanced competence in selected exam room procedures.

 

MED 250 Laboratory Procedures II 3 4 0 5

Prerequisites: MED 150
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to expand and build on skills presented in MED 150. Emphasis is placed on increasing proficiency in laboratory skills used in the medical setting. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate enhanced competence in selected medical laboratory procedures.

 

MED 260 MED Clinical Practicum 0 0 15 5

Prerequisites: MED 112, MED 118, MED 240, MED 250, MED 272,
MED 276
Corequisites:   MED 262

This course provides the opportunity to apply clinical, laboratory, and administrative skills in a medical facility. Emphasis is placed on enhancing competence in clinical and administrative skills necessary for comprehensive patient care and strengthening professional communications and interactions. Upon completion, students should be able to function as an entry-level health care professional.

 

MED 262 Clinical Perspectives 1 0 0 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: MED 260

This course is designed to explore personal and occupational responsibilities of the practicing medical assistant. Emphasis is placed on problems encountered during externships and development of problem-solving skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate courteous and diplomatic behavior when solving problems in the medical facility.

 

MED 272 Drug Therapy 3 0 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course focuses on major drug groups, including their side effects, interactions, methods of administration, and proper documentation. Emphasis is placed on the theory of drug administration. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, spell, recognize side effects of, and document the most commonly used medications in a physician’s office.

 

MED 276 Patient Education 1 2 0 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to provide communication skills, basic education principles, and knowledge of available community resources and to apply this knowledge to the clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on identifying appropriate community resources, developing patient education materials, and perfecting written and oral communication skills. Upon completion, students should be able to instruct, communicate effectively, and act as a liaison between the patient and community agencies.

 


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MKT – Marketing and Retailing

MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.

 

MKT 123 Fundamental of Selling 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to emphasize the necessity of selling skills in a modern business environment. Emphasis is placed on sales techniques involved in various types of selling situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the techniques covered.

 

MKT 220 Advertising and Sales Promotio 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the elements of advertising and sales promotion in the business environment. Topics include advertising and sales promotion appeals, selection of media, use of advertising and sales promotion as a marketing tool, and means of testing effectiveness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts covered through application.

 


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MUS – Music

MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a basic survey of the music of the Western world. Emphasis is placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form and style within a historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the origins and musical components of jazz and the contributions of its major artists. Emphasis is placed on the development of discriminating listening habits, as well as the investigation of the styles and structural forms of the jazz idiom. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in listening and understanding this form of American music. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

MUS 210 History of Rock Music 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a survey of Rock music from the early 1950’s to the present. Emphasis is placed on musical groups, soloists, and styles related to the evolution of this 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 within their respective eras. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 


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NET – Networking Technology

NET 110 Networking Concepts 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces students to the networking field. Topics include network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols.

 

NET 175 Wireless Technology 2 2 3

Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the student to wireless technology and interoperability with different communication protocols. Topics include Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Wireless Mark-up language (WML), link manager, service discovery protocol, transport layer and frequency band. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss in written and oral form protocols and procedures required for different wireless applications.

 


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NOS – Networking Operating Systems

NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces students to a broad range of operating system concepts, including installation and maintenance. Emphasis is placed on operating system concepts, management, maintenance, and resources required. Upon completion of this course, students will have an understanding of OS concepts, installation, management, maintenance, using a variety of operating systems.

 

NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces operating system concepts for single-user systems. Topics include hardware management, file and memory management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to perform operating systems functions at the support level in a single-user environment.

 

NOS 230 Windows Admin I 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the installation and configuration of a Windows Server operating system. Emphasis is placed on the basic configuration of core network services, Active Directory and group policies. Upon completion, students should be able to install and configure a Windows Server operating system.

 


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NUR – Nursing

NUR 101 Practical Nursing I 7 6 6 11

Prerequisites: Admission to the PN Program
Corequisites: None

This course introduces concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including assessment, clinical decision making, professional behaviors, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching/learning safety, ethical principles, legal issues, informatics, and evidence-based practice.  Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.  

 

NUR 102 Practical Nursing II 7 0 9 9

Prerequisites: NUR 101
Corequisites: ENG 111, PSY 150

This course is designed to futher develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including clinical decision making, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching and learning, accountability, safety, informatics, and evidence-based practice.  Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

 

NUR 103 Practical Nursing III 6 0 9 9

Prerequisites:  NUR 101
Corequisites: None

This course designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of individual, healthcare, and nursing.  Emphasis is placed on biophysical and psychosocial concepts, professional behaviors, healthcare systems, health policy, and quality improvement.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide safe, quality, and individualized entry level nursing care.

 

NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 4 6 6 8

Prerequisites: Admission in ADN program
Corequisites: BIO 168, ACA 115, PSY 150, NUR 117

This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including medication administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual centered care, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

 

NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts 3 0 6 5

Prerequisites: NUR 111, ACA 115, PSY 150, BIO 168, NUR 117
Corequisites: NUR 211, BIO 169, PSY 241

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 acid-base, metabolism, cellular regulation, oxygenation, infection, stress/coping, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, quality improvement, and informatics. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

 

NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 3 0 6 5

Prerequisites: NUR 111
Corequisites: CIS 111

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 oxygenation, sexuality, reproduction, grief/loss, mood/affect, behaviors, development, family, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, and advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

 

NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts 3 0 6 5

Prerequisites: NUR 111
Corequisites: NUR 212, ENG 111

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 cellular regulation, perfusion, inflammation, sensory perception, stress/coping, mood/affect, cognition, self, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

 

NUR 117 Pharmacology 1 3 0 2

Prerequisites: Admission to ADN or PN Program
Corequisites: None

This course introduces information concerning sources, effects, legalities, and the safe use of medications as therapeutic agents. Emphasis is placed on nursing responsibility, accountability, pharmacokinetics, routes of medication administration, contraindications and side effects. Upon completion, students should be able to compute dosages and administer medication safely.

 

NUR 211 Health Care Concepts 3 0 6 5

Prerequisites: NUR 111
Corequisites: NUR 112, BIO 169, PSY 241

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 cellular regulation, perfusion, infection, immunity, mobility, comfort, behaviors, health-wellness-illness, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, managing care, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

 

NUR 212 Health Systems Concepts 3 0 6 5

Prerequisites: NUR 111
Corequisites: NUR 114, ENG 111

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 provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

 

NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 4 3 15 10

Prerequisites:   NUR 111
Corequisites: NUR 112, NUR 113, NUR 114, NUR 211 and NUR 212

This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress, coping, violence, 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.

 


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OST – Office Systems Technology

OST 080 Keyboarding Literacy 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to develop elementary keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on mastery of the keyboard. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic proficiency in keyboarding.

 

OST 122 Office Computations 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers keypad touch method using the electronic calculator (10-key) and mathematical functions used in office applications. Topics may include budgets, discounts, purchasing, inventory, and petty cash. Upon completion, students should be able to solve a wide variety of numerical problems commonly encountered in an office setting.

 

OST 131 Keyboarding 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on the touch system, correct techniques, and development of speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to key at an acceptable speed and accuracy level using the touch system.

 

OST 132 Keyboard Skill Building 1 2 2

Prerequisites: OST 131
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to increase speed and improve accuracy in keyboarding. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic tests to identify accuracy and speed deficiencies followed by corrective drills. Upon completion, students should be able to keyboard rhythmically with greater accuracy and speed.

 

OST 134 Text Entry & Formatting 2 2 3

Prerequisites: OST 131
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to provide skills needed to increase speed, improve accuracy, and format documents. Topics include letters, memos, tables, and business reports. Upon completion, students should be able to produce documents and key timed writings at speeds commensurate with employability.

 

OST 136 Word Processing 2 2 3

Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to introduce word processing concepts and applications. Topics include preparation of a variety of documents and mastery of specialized software functions. Upon completion, students should be able to work effectively in a computerized word processing environment.

 

OST 162 Executive Terminology 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to increase and improve proficiency in word usage. Topics include root words, prefixes, suffixes, homonyms, synonyms, and specialized vocabularies. Upon completion, students should be able to use acquired vocabulary skills in the global workplace.

 

OST 164 Office Editing 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a comprehensive study of editing skills needed in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to use reference materials to compose and edit text.

 

OST 181 Office Procedures 2 2 3

Prerequisites: OST 131
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the skills and abilities needed in today’s office. Topics include effectively interacting with co-workers and the public, processing simple financial and informational documents, and performing functions typical of today’s offices. Upon completion, students should be able to display skills and decision-making abilities essential for functioning in the total office context.

 

OST 184 Records Management 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course includes the creation, maintenance, protection, security, and disposition of records stored in a variety of media forms. Topics include alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric filing methods. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and maintain a records management system.

 

OST 223 Admin Office Transcript I 2 2 3
Prerequisites: Take Set:

Set 1: OST 134 and OST 164

Set 2: OST 136 and OST 164

Corequisites: None

This course provides experience in transcribing documents. Emphasis is placed on appropriate formatting, advanced text editing skills, and transcription techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to transcribe office documents.

 

OST 233 Office Publications Design 2 2 3

Prerequisites: OST 136
Corequisites: None

This course provides entry-level skills in using software with desktop publishing capabilities. Topics include principles of page layout, desktop publishing terminology and applications, and legal and ethical considerations of software use. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce professional business documents and publications.

 

OST 236 Adv Word/Information Proc 2 2 3

Prerequisites: OST 136
Corequisites: None

This course develops proficiency in the utilization of advanced word processing functions. Emphasis is placed on advanced word processing features. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a variety of complex business documents.

 

OST 289 Administrative Office Capstone 2 2 3
Prerequisites: Take Set:

Set 1: OST 134 and OST 164

Set 2: OST 136 and OST 164

Corequisites: None

This course is designed to be a capstone course for the office professional and provides a working knowledge of administrative office procedures. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, office software applications, office procedures, ethics, and professional development. Upon completion, students should be able to adapt in an office environment.

 


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PED – Physical Education

PED 110 Fit and Well for Life 1 2 2

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

PED 111 Physical Fitness I 0 3 1

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an individualized approach to physical fitness utilizing the five major components. Emphasis is placed on the scientific basis for setting up and engaging in personalized physical fitness programs. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and implement and individualized physical fitness program. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

PED 112 Physical Fitness II 0 3 1

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: PED 111
Corequisites: None

This course in an intermediate-level fitness class. Topics include specific exercises contributing to fitness and the role exercise plays in developing body systems. Upon completion, students should be able to implement and evaluate an individualized physical fitness program. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

 

PED 113 Aerobics I 0 3 1

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces a program of cardiovascular fitness involving continuous, rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on developing cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility and on safety precautions. Upon completion, students should be able to select and implement a rhythmic aerobic exercise program. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

PED 114 Aerobics II 0 3 1

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: PED 113
Corequisites: None

This course provides a continuation of a program of cardiovascular fitness involving rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on a wide variety of aerobic activities which include cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in and design a rhythmic aerobic exercise routine. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

PED 128 Golf- Beginning 0 2 1

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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 able to perform the basic golf shots and demonstrate knowledge of the rules and etiquette of golf. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

PED 130 Tennis- Beginning 0 2 1

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis. Topics include basic strokes, rules, etiquette, and court play. Upon completion, students should be able to play recreational tennis. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 


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PHI-Philosophy

PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:  None

This course introduces fundamental issues in philosophy considering the views of classical and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on knowledge and belief, appearance and reality, determinism and free will, faith and reason, and justice and inequality. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, analyze, and critically evaluate the philosophical components of an issue.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

PHI 230 Introduction to Logic 3 0 3

(College Transfer–GENED: Humanities/FineArts)

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None

This course introduces basic concepts and techniques for distinguishing between good and bad reasoning. Emphasis is placed on deduction, induction, validity, soundness, syllogisms, truth functions, predicate logic, analogical inference, common fallacies, and scientific methods. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze arguments, distinguish between deductive and inductive arguments, test validity, and appraise inductive reasoning. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Humanities/Fine Arts – AA/AS)

Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues arising from new technologies.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 


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PHY – Physics

PHY 110 Conceptual Physics 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides a conceptually-based exposure to the fundamental principles and processes of the physical world. Topics include basic concepts of motion, forces, energy, heat, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of matter and the universe. Upon completion, students should be able to describe examples and applications of the principles studied. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 1

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: PHY 110

This course is a laboratory for PHY 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in PHY 110. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in PHY 110. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

PHY 151 College Physics I 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: MAT 171
Corequisites: None

This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vectors, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power momentum, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

PHY 152 College Physics II 3 2 4

(College Transfer–UGETC: Natural Sciences– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: PHY 151
Corequisites: None

This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric potentials, direct-current circuits, magnetostic forces, magnetic fields, electro-magnetic 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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 


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POL – Political Science

POL 120 American Government 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci.– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of American government. Topics include the constitutional framework, federalism, the three branches of government including the bureaucracy, civil rights and liberties, political participation and behavior, and policy process. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 


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PSY – Psychology

PSY 101 Applied Psychology 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the basic principles of psychology as they apply to daily life. Topics include perception, emotions, motivations, adjustment, behavior management, communication, and related topics that promote growth and development on the job and in one’s personal life. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the principles learned in this class to everyday living.

 

PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci.– AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

PSY 237 Social Psychology 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: PSY 150 or SOC 210

Corequisites: None

This course introduces the study of individual behavior within social contexts. Topics include affiliation, attitude formation and change, conformity, altruism, aggression, attribution, interpersonal attraction, and group behavior. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of social influences on behavior. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/ Behavioral Sciences.

 

PSY 241 Developmental Psych 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: PSY 150

Corequisites: None

This course is a study of human growth and development. Emphasis is placed on major theories and perspectives as they relate to the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception to death. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of development across the life span. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

PSY 243 Child Psychology 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: PSY 150

Corequisites: None

This course provides an overview of physical, cognitive and psychosocial development from conception through adolescence. Topics include theories and research, interaction of biological and environmental factors, language development, learning and cognitive processes, social relations, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to identify typical and atypical childhood behavior patterns as well as appropriate strategies for interacting with children. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

PSY 263 Educational Psychology 3 0 3

(College Transfer–Pre-Major/Elective)

Prerequisites: PSY 150
Corequisites: None

This course examines the application of psychological theories and principles to the educational process and setting. Topics include learning and cognitive theories, achievement motivation, teaching and learning styles, teacher and learner roles, assessment, and developmental issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the application of psychological theory to educational practice. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

 

PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: PSY 150
Corequisites: None

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, assessment, and treatment of the major disorders. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal behavior patterns as well as demonstrate knowledge of etiology, symptoms, and therapeutic techniques. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 


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REL – Religion

REL 110 World Religions 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the world’s major religious traditions. Topics include Primal religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the origins, history, beliefs, and practices of the religions studied. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

REL 211 Intro to Old Testament 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a survey of the literature of the Hebrews with readings from the law, prophets, and other writings.  Emphasis is placed on the use of literary, historical, archeological, and cultural analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand Old Testament literature. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

REL 212 Intro to New Testament 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is a survey of the literature of first-century Christianity with reading from the gospels, Acts, and the Pauline and pastoral letters. Topics include the literary structure, audience, and religious perspective of the writings, as well as the historical and cultural context of the early Christian community. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand New Testament literature. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/ Fine Arts.

 

REL 221 Religion in America 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course is an examination of religious beliefs and practice in the United States. Emphasis is placed on mainstream religious traditions and non-traditional religious movements from the Colonial period to the present. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and appreciate the diversity of religious traditions in America. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 


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SEC- Information Systems Security

SEC 110 Security Concepts 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the concepts and issues related to securing information systems and the development of policies to implement information security controls. Topics include the historical view of networking and security, security issues, trends, security resources, and the role of policy, people, and processes in information security. Upon completion, students should be able to identify information security risks, create an information security policy, and identify processes to implement and enforce policy.

 

SEC 240 Wireless Security 2 2 3

Prerequisites:  None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces security principles and topics related to the wireless networking environment. Topics include network topologies, network protocols, security issues, and best practices for wireless environments. Upon completion, students should be able to design, setup, manage, and secure a wireless network.


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SOC- Sociology

SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3

(College Transfer–UGETC: Social/Behavioral Sci.–AA/AS)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions. Topics include socialization, research methods, diversity and inequality, cooperation and conflict, social change, social institutions, and organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of sociological concepts as they apply to the interplay among individuals, groups, and societies. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.  

 

SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication, power and conflict, parenthood, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and change. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

SOC 220 Social Problems 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Social/Behavioral Science)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an in-depth study of current social problems. Emphasis is placed on causes, consequences, and possible solutions to problems associate with families, schools, workplaces, communities, and the environment. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, define, analyze, and propose solutions to these problems. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 


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SPA – Spanish

SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness.  This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/ Fine Arts.

 

SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II 3 0 3

(College Transfer—GEN ED: Humanities/Fine Arts)

Prerequisites: SPA 111
Corequisites: None

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

SPA 120 Spanish for the Workplace 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course offers applied Spanish for the workplace to facilitate basic communication with people whose native language is Spanish. Emphasis is placed on oral communication and career-specific vocabulary that targets health, business, and/or public service professions. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate at a functional level with native speakers and demonstrate cultural sensitivity.

 


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TRN—Transportation Technology

TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers workplace safety, hazardous materials, environmental regulations, hand tools, service information, basic concepts, vehicle systems, and common transportation industry terminology. Topics include familiarization with major vehicle systems, proper use of various hand and power tools, material safety data sheets, and personal protective equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate appropriate safety procedures, identify and use basic shop tools, and describe government regulations regarding transportation repair facilities.

 

TRN 120 Basic Transp Electricity 4 3 5

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers basic electrical theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis, repair and replacement of batteries, starters, and alternators. Topics include Ohm’s Law, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and basic troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair basic wiring, battery, starting, charging, and electrical concerns.

 

TRN 140 Transp Climate Control 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers the theory of refrigeration and heating, electrical/electronic/pneumatic controls, and diagnosis and repair of climate control systems. Topics include diagnosis and repair of climate control components and systems, recovery/recycling of refrigerants, and safety and environmental regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair vehicle climate control systems.

 

TRN 145 Adv Transp Electronics 2 3 3

Prerequisites: Take TRN-120
Corequisites: None

This course covers advanced transportation electronic systems including programmable logic controllers, on-board data networks, telematics, high voltage systems, navigation, collision avoidance systems and electronic accessories. Topics include interpretation of wiring schematics, reprogramming PLCs, diagnosing and testing data networks and other electronic concerns. Upon completion, students should be able to reprogram PLCs, diagnose and test data networks and other electronic concerns, and work safely with high voltage systems.

 

 

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VEN – Viticulture/Enology

VEN 132 Wines of the World 1 2 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the major wine-growing regions of the world including history, distribution, climate, and wine types of these regions. Emphasis will be placed on grape varieties planted and upon environmental and cultural factors influencing grape growth and wine quality and style. Upon completion, students should be familiar with the breadth and depth of the wineproducing regions of the world.

 

VEN 133 Intro to Winemaking 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an overview of the history of winemaking, fermentation, winery operations, and physiology of wine consumption. Emphasis is placed on the types of wines produced in the United States with particular attention to the wines of the Southeast. Upon completion, students should be familiar with general winemaking procedures.

 

VEN 134 Grape Harvest 1 0 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces grape harvest practices. Topics include labor contracts; harvest crew organization; standards of fruit maturity; product transportation; and maintenance of fruit quality and grape crush. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in grape harvest management.

 

VEN 135 Intro to Viticulture 3 2 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces grape growing. Topics include botany, fruiting and rootstock cultivars; anatomy and physiology; history and distribution of grapes; vine classification; world growing areas including latitude, climate and soils; and common diseases and pests. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an overall understanding of the viticulture field.

 

VEN 136 General Viticulture 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course surveys winter vineyard management practices. Topics include training, pruning, and trellising, grape diseases and their control, propagation, and vineyard economics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in managing vineyards through the winter months.

 

VEN 138 Vineyard Estab & Develop 3 0 3

Prerequisites: VEN 135
Corequisites: None

This course covers site selection and preparation, varietal, clonal, and rootstock selection and planting, appropriate trellis systems, vine training during the first year of growth. Emphasis is placed on the development of healthy vines which will bear high-quality fruit at reasonable cost. Upon completion, students should be able to make independent decisions with regard to the establishment of a new vineyard.

 

VEN 237 Wine Grape Production 3 0 3

Prerequisites: VEN 138
Corequisites: None

This course introduces cultural practices in wine grape production after the first year including training, summer and winter pruning, canopy management, irrigation, mineral nutrition, crop rejutation and harvesting. Emphasis is placed upon particular problems associated with grape production in the Southeast. Upon completion, students should be able to make decisions essential to the production of high-quality wine grapes.

 

VEN 238 Grape Pests/Disea/Disorder 3 0 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to pests and diseases of vineyards.

Topics include pest/disease identification and control methods and sampling techniques with emphasis on integrate management in pest control. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and manage common vineyard pests and diseases.

 

VEN 287 Vineyard Operations 3 2 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course covers basic vineyard operations, including field applications and activities necessary for the successful operation of a commercial winegrape vineyard in the southeastern U. S. Topics include planting, canopy management, irrigation design, installation and maintenance, IPM implementation and pesticide application, trellis maintenance, equipment selection and use, fertilization, harvesting and contracts. Upon completion, students should be able to make and implement sound viticultural decisions that allow the production of a sustainable and quality crop of grapes.

 


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WBL–Work-Based Learning

WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 10 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course provides a work-based learning 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 should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

 

WBL 112 Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course provides a work-based learning 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 should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

 

WBL 113 Work-Based Learning I 0 30 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course provides a work-based learning 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 should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

 

WBL 121 Work-Based Learning II 0 10 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course provides a work-based learning 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 should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

 

WBL 131 Work-Based Learning III 0 10 1

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites:  None

This course provides a work-based learning 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 should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

 


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WEB–Web Technologies

WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standard markup language and services of the Internet. Topics include creating web pages, search engines, FTP, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to deploy a hand-coded website created with mark-up language, and effectively use and understand the function of search engines.

 


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WLD–Welding

WLD 110 Cutting Processes 1 3 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting systems. Topics include safety, proper equipment setup, and operation of oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve and bevel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cut metals of varying thickness.

 

WLD 112 Basic Welding Processes 1 3 2

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces basic welding and cutting. Emphasis is placed on beads applied with gases, mild steel fillers, and electrodes and the capillary action of solder. Upon completion, students should be able to set up welding and oxy-fuel equipment and perform welding, brazing, and soldering processes.

 

WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2 9 5

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes.

 

WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 1 9 4

Prerequisites: WLD 115
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to enhance skills with the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on advancing manipulative skills with SMAW electrodes on varying joint geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to perform groove welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

 

WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/ Plate 2 6 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. 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.

 

WLD 122 GMAW (MIG) Plate/ Pipe 1 6 3

Prerequisites: WLD 121
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to enhance skills with the gas metal arc (MIG) welding process. Emphasis is placed on advancing skills with the GMAW process making groove welds on carbon steel plate and pipe in various positions. Upon completion, students should be able to perform groove welds with prescribed electrodes on various joint geometry.

 

WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 2 6 4

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials.

 

WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 1 6 3

Prerequisites: WLD 131
Corequisites: None

This course is designed to enhance skills with the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include setup, joint preparation, and electrode selection with emphasis on manipulative skills in all welding positions on plate and pipe. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW welds with prescribed electrodes and filler materials on various joint geometry.

 

WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications 2 2 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

This course introduces the basic symbols and specification used in welding. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of lines, notes, welding symbols, and specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret symbols and specifications commonly used in welding.

 

WLD 215 SMAW (stick) Pipe 1 9 4

Prerequisites: WLD 115 or WLD 116
Corequisites: None

This course covers the knowledge and skills that apply to welding pipe. Topics include pipe positions, joint geometry, and preparation with emphasis placed on bead application, profile, and discontinuities. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW welds to applicable codes on carbon steel pipe with prescribed electrodes in various positions.

 

WLD 231 GTAW (TIG) Pipe 1 6 3

Prerequisites: WLD 132
Corequisites: None

This course covers gas tungsten arc welding on pipe. Topics include joint preparation and fit up with emphasis placed on safety, GTAW welding technique, bead application, and joint geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW welds to applicable codes on pipe with prescribed electrodes and filler materials in various pipe positions.

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