College Catalog

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACA 090 Student Success Strategies 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is intended to provide students with skills and strategies to promote success in college, career, and life. Topics include the College's physical, academic, and social environment, promotes personal development, and cultivates learning strategies essential for student success. Upon completion, students should be able to manage their learning experiences to meet educational and life goals.(2014 FA) ACA-090 is required if a student placed into both ENG-002 and MAT-003

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2021 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or elective course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.G.E.-Nursing, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 115 College Accounting 4 (3-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2003 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: 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.(2003FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ACC-120S

Corequisite: 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.(2003 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: 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 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.(2003 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 140 Payroll Accounting 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: ACC-115S or ACC-120S

Corequisite: 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.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 149 Intro to ACC Spreadsheets 2 (1-3) Fall, Summer

Prerequisite: ACC-115S or ACC-120S

Corequisite: None

This course provides a working knowledge of computer spreadsheets and their use in accounting. Topics include pre-programmed problems, model-building problems, beginning-level macros, graphics, and what-if analysis enhancements of template problems. Upon completion, students should be able to use a computer spreadsheet to complete many of the tasks required in accounting.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: ACC-115S or ACC-120S

Corequisite: 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 accurately solve accounting problems.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 151 Acct Spreadsheet Appl 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: ACC-149S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to facilitate the use of spreadsheet technology as applied to accounting principles. Emphasis is placed on using spreadsheet software as a problem-solving and decision-making tool. 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.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 180 Practices in Bookkeeping 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ACC-120S

Corequisite: None

This course provides advanced instruction in bookkeeping and record-keeping functions. Emphasis is placed on mastering adjusting entries, correction of errors, depreciation, payroll, and inventory. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct all key bookkeeping functions for small businesses.(2003 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 4 (3-2) Fall

Prerequisite: ACC-120S, ACC-121L

Corequisite: 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.(2006 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 110 Air Navigation 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the basic elements of air navigation, fundamentals of pilotage and dead reckoning, and the use of a plotter, computer, and aerial charts. Topics include pilotage, dead reckoning, radio navigation, LORAN, Global Positioning Systems, and the use of FAA publications. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret aeronautical charts and apply navigational principles.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 111 Aviation Meteorology 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the atmosphere, interpretation and measurement of meteorological elements, and the effects of such on aircraft operations and performance. Topics include heat exchanges in the atmosphere temperature, pressure, stability, clouds, air masses, fronts, and thunderstorms and the use and interpretation of weather data. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze weather data for flight planning and safe flying.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 112 Aviation Laws and FARs 2 (2-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an in-depth study of the state, federal, and international regulations forming the structure of aviation law. Emphasis is placed on Federal Aviation Regulations Parts 61, 91, and 135 with additional emphasis on legal issues in aviation law. Upon completion, students should be able to apply legal principles and interpret federal air regulations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 113 History of Aviation 2 (2-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides a historical survey of the efforts of manned-flight. Topics include the development of aircraft, milestones in aviation, noted pioneers, and the socioeconomic impact of flight upon modern civilization. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the advancements that aviation has accrued for society and contemporary changes in aviation.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 114 Aviation Management 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers operation of a flight department on a cost-effective basis and analysis of profit and loss statements. Topics include flight operations costs, aircraft acquisition analysis and cost comparisons, costs versus revenue, and break-even points. Upon completion, students should be able to calculate cost of flight operations and apply monthly and annual budget analysis.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 115 Flight Simulator 2 (1-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers instrument instruction and training in a FAA-approved flight simulator. Emphasis is placed on approach and navigation procedures including holding and missed approaches. Upon completion, students should be able to plan and execute an IFR flight and smoothly transition to instrument training in the aircraft.(2023 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 116 Private Pilot Flight Simulato 2 (1-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides classroom and hands-on simulator training needed to support FAA Private Pilot Certificate qualification requirements. Topics include introduction to checklists, flight procedures, radio procedures, ground and flight maneuvers that include take-offs, climbs, level flight, turns, glides, stalls, slow flight, descents, slips, landings, emergency procedures, cross country planning, and navigation. Upon completion, students should be able to log their simulator training time, transition to Private Pilot training in an actual aircraft, and successfully meet all FAA requirements for Private Pilot Certification.(2023 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 119 Aircraft Structures 2 (2-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces aircraft airframes and associated appliances. Emphasis is placed on strength of materials, aircraft standards, type certificate data sheets, basic airframe construction, and weight and balance fundamentals. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze strength of materials data and apply their analysis to semi-monocoque, full-cantilever, and truss-type airframes.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 150 Private Pilot Flt Theory 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the aeronautical knowledge required to meet the Federal Aviation Administration regulations for private pilot certification. Topics include the principles of flight, the flight environment, basic aircraft systems and performance, basic meteorology and weather data interpretation, and FAA regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the competencies required for the FAA written examination for a private pilot certificate.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 151 Flight-Private Pilot 1 (0-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides the hands-on training needed to qualify for a Federal Aviation Administration private pilot certificate. Topics include flight maneuvers (ground procedures, take-offs, climbs, level flight, turns, glides, stalls, slow flight, descents, slips, landings, emergency procedures) and cross-country planning and navigation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the competencies required for the flight test practical exam for the private pilot certificate.(1997 SU) Instructional flight hours are accomplished through partnerships with the local flight schools.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 160 Instrument Flight Theory 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the required aeronautical knowledge of the Federal Aviation Administration Regulation Instrument Ground School. Topics include a study of instruments, systems, instrument flight charts, instrument flight planning, approach procedures, and the IFR regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the competencies required to complete the FAA written examination for an instrument rating.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 161 Flight-Instrument Pilot 2 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: AER-151S

Corequisite: None

This course covers instruction and training in instrument flight planning including IFR navigation, VOR, ILS, ADF, and compliance with ATC procedures. Emphasis is placed on approach and navigation procedures, including holding and missed approaches, and development of skill in executing en route and approach procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to plan and execute an IFR flight and demonstrate competencies required for the FAA instrument pilot flight exam.(1997 SU) Instructional flight hours are accomplished through partnerships with the local flight schools.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 170 Commercial Flight Theory 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: AER-160L

Corequisite: None

This course covers advanced aircraft control, cross-country operations, and other topics required for the FAA commercial pilot written exam. Emphasis is placed on the principles of aircraft performance and operation, take-off performance, cruise performance, descent and landing performance, and weight and balance computations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate commercial pilot skills and competence in the materials required for the FAA written commercial pilot examination.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 171 Flight-Commercial Pilot 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: AER-151S

Corequisite: None

This course provides the hands-on training needed to qualify for a Federal Aviation Administration commercial pilot certificate. Topics include flight instruction in advanced precision maneuvers, maximum performance take-off and landings, emergency procedures, operation of complex aircraft, aircraft performance, and range and fuel planning. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the areas of the flight test practical exam for the commercial pilot certificate.(2017 FA) Instructional flight hours are accomplished through partnerships with the local flight schools.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 210 Flight Dynamics 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers basic and advanced principles of aerodynamic phenomena and fluid flow. Topics include airflow phenomena lift/weight/thrust/drag aircraft configuration characteristics, stability, and control subsonic, transonic, and supersonic flight critical Mach numbers and the V-g Diagram. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the elements of applied aerodynamics and aeronautical engineering which relate directly to the problems of flight operations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 211 Air Traffic Control 2 (2-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides a detailed analysis of all aspects of air traffic control. Emphasis is placed on an in-depth analysis of air traffic control, including utilization of the air traffic environment based on the pilot's and controller's perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to operate an aircraft within the national airspace system under FAA air traffic control.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 212 Air Transport Pilot 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: AER-160S, AER-170S

Corequisite: None

This course provides advanced study for the professional pilot. Topics include an in-depth study of B-727/737 weight and balance, high altitude weather, Part 121 FARs, and performance considerations of large aircraft. Upon completion, students should be able to calculate weight and balance of large aircraft, determine performance data, and apply high altitude weather principles.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 213 Avionics 2 (2-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers standard navigational and communications equipment and theory. Emphasis is placed on aviation radio spectrum, VHF omnirange, ILS, ADF, transponders, weather radar, flight directors, and autopilots. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize VOR, ADF, ILS, GPS, flight directors, HSI's, and autopilots in the flight environment.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 215 Flight Safety 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the basic procedures and practices of aircraft accident prevention, accident investigation, and reporting. Topics include a comprehensive review of federal regulations pertinent to aviation safety and analyses of actual aviation accident cases and their causes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding and respect for specific personal factors such as attitude, motivation, and skill related to flight safety.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 216 Engines & Systems 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces piston and turbine aircraft engines and associated systems. Topics include aircraft hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, air conditioning, and pressurization systems along with the theory of engine operations, including power and thrust computations. Upon completion, students should be able to apply principles of engine and systems operation.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 217 Air Transportation 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the development and present status of the air transportation system. Topics include federal legislation, characteristics and classification of air carriers, development of the air traffic control system, and the organization and function of the FAA. Upon completion, students should be able to relate the knowledge acquired to career development.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 218 Human Factors in Aviation 2 (2-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course analyzes interpersonal relationships in the cockpit and related psychological factors that affect pilot performance and efficiency during flight operations. Topics include cockpit management, judgment, aircraft and flight crew coordination and control, physiological factors, responsibility, and decision-making capabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to apply work-proven routines to stress management, crew responsibility, and the team concept in the cockpit.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 220 Airport Management 2 (2-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course examines the major functions of airport management and the concepts underlying airport planning and construction. Topics include forecasting volumes and airport size and design, including master planning, location requirements, site selection, runway configuration, zoning laws, and other considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic airport management skills including an understanding of the socioeconomic effect of airports on the community.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 280 Instructor Pilot Flt Theory 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: AER-170S

Corequisite: None

This course covers flight instruction and the skills and knowledge necessary to work effectively as a flight instructor. Topics include fundamentals of instruction, lesson planning, instructor regulations and endorsements, and related aeronautical knowledge. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence necessary for the Federal Aviation Administration Fundamentals of Instructing Test and the appropriate instructor written examination.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 281 Flight-CFI 1 (0-3) AND

Prerequisite: AER-171S

Corequisite: None

This course provides experience in preparation for the flight instructor practical test. Emphasis is placed on the ability to transition to right seat flight while teaching performance maneuvers including operation of a complex aircraft. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in right seat operation and CFI maneuvers as specified in the FAA Practical Test Standards.(1997 SU) Instructional flight hours are accomplished through partnerships with the local flight schools.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AER 285 Flight-Multi-Engine 1 (0-3) AND

Prerequisite: AER-171S

Corequisite: None

This course provides the flight training required to obtain a multi-engine rating. Topics include multi-engine safety procedures, single-engine operations and performance, Vmc, instrument approaches (single- and multi-engine), and emergency procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the competencies required for the flight test practical examination for a multi-engine rating.(1997 SU) Instructional flight hours are accomplished through partnerships with the local flight schools.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ANT 210 General Anthropology 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the physical, archaeological, linguistic, and ethnological fields of anthropology. Topics include human origins, genetic variations, archaeology, linguistics, primatology, and contemporary cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the four major fields of anthropology.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the nature of human culture. Emphasis is placed on cultural theory, methods of fieldwork, and cross-cultural comparisons in the areas of ethnology, language, and the cultural past. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic cultural processes and how cultural data are collected and analyzed.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ANT 221 Comparative Cultures 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides an ethnographic survey of societies around the world covering their distinctive cultural characteristics and how these relate to cultural change. Emphasis is placed on the similarities and differences in social institutions such as family, economics, politics, education, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of a variety of cultural adaptive strategies.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ANT 240 Archaeology 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the scientific study of the unwritten record of the human past. Emphasis is placed on the process of human cultural evolution as revealed through archaeological methods of excavation and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of how archaeologists reconstruct the past and describe the variety of past human cultures.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ARC 111 Intro to Arch Technology 3 (1-6) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic architectural drafting techniques, lettering, use of architectural and engineer scales, and sketching. Topics include orthographic, axonometric, and oblique drawing techniques using architectural plans, elevations, sections, and details reprographic techniques and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and print scaled drawings within minimum architectural standards.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ARC 112 Constr Matls & Methods 4 (3-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: ARC-111L

This course introduces construction materials and methodologies. Topics include construction terminology, traditional and alternative materials and their properties, manufacturing processes, construction techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to detail construction assemblies and identify construction materials and properties.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic architectural CAD techniques. Topics include basic commands and system hardware and software. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and plot architectural drawings to scale within accepted architectural standards.(1998 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ARC 211 Light Constr Technology 3 (1-6) Fall

Prerequisite: ARC-111S

Corequisite: ARC-112S

This course covers working drawings for light construction. Topics include plans, elevations, sections, and details; schedules; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of working drawings which are within accepted architectural standards(1997SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ARC 213 Design Project 4 (2-6) Spring

Prerequisite: ARC-111S, ARC-112S, ARC-114S

Corequisite: None

This course provides the opportunity to design and prepare a set of contract documents within an architectural setting. Topics include schematic design, design development, construction documents, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of commercial contract documents.(1998 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ARC 230 Environmental Systems 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: ARC-111S; MAT-121S or MAT-171S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces plumbing, mechanical (HVAC), and electrical systems for the architectural environment. Topics include basic plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems for residential and/or commercial buildings with an introduction to selected code requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to develop schematic drawings for plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems and perform related calculations.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A. Music and Theatre, A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.F.A. Visual Arts
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A. Music and Theatre, A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.F.A. Visual Arts
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Design 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-dimensional art. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements, the principles of visual organization, and the theories of color mixing and interaction. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use critical and analytical approaches as they apply to two-dimensional visual art.(2012 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A., A.F.A. (visual arts), and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 122 Three-Dimensional Design 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic studio problems in three-dimensional visual design. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements and organizational principles as applied to mass and space. Upon completion, students should be able to apply three-dimensional design concepts.(2012 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A., A.F.A. (visual arts), and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 131 Drawing I 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the language of drawing and the use of various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on drawing techniques, media, and graphic principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of graphic form and various drawing processes.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A., A.F.A. (visual arts), and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 132 Drawing II 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ART-131S

Corequisite: None

This course continues instruction in the language of drawing and the use of various materials. Emphasis is placed on experimentation in the use of drawing techniques, media, and graphic materials. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased competence in the expressive use of graphic form and techniques.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 135 Figure Drawing I 3 (0-6) AND

Prerequisite: ART-131S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces rendering the human figure with various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on the use of the visual elements, anatomy, and proportion in the representation of the draped and undraped figure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in drawing the human figure.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 171 Digital Design I 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to introduce students to the elements and principles of design through the use of digital software. Emphasis is placed on developing composition and design skills using vector, raster, and time-based media. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and use tools in digital software, understand and utilize digital and artistic vocabulary, and employ the principles and elements of design to create artwork using digital means.(2019 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 214 Portfolio and Resume 1 (0-2) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers resume writing, interview skills, and the preparation and presentation of an art portfolio. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of a portfolio of original artwork, the preparation of a photographic portfolio, approaches to resume writing, and interview techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to photograph and present a digital portfolio and write an effective resume.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 231 Printmaking I 3 (0-6) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces printmaking: its history, development techniques, and processes. Emphasis is placed on basic applications with investigation into image source and development. Upon completion, students should be able to produce printed images utilizing a variety of methods.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 232 Printmaking II 3 (0-6) Spring

Prerequisite: ART-231S

Corequisite: None

This course includes additional methods and printmaking processes. Emphasis is placed on the printed image as related to method, source, and concept. Upon completion, students should be able to produce expressive images utilizing both traditional and innovative methods.(1998 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 240 Painting I 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the language of painting and the use of various painting materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of various painting techniques, media, and color principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of creative processes directed toward the development of expressive form.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 241 Painting II 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ART-240S

Corequisite: None

This course provides a continuing investigation of the materials, processes, and techniques of painting. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of expressive content using a variety of creative processes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the expanded use of form and variety.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 264 Digital Photography I 3 (0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces digital photographic equipment, theory and processes. Emphasis is placed on camera operation, composition, computer photo manipulation and creative expression. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully expose, digitally manipulate, and print a well-conceived composition.(2016 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 281 Sculpture I 3 (0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an exploration of the creative and technical methods of sculpture with focus on the traditional processes. Emphasis is placed on developing basic skills as they pertain to three-dimensional expression in various media. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence in variety of sculptural approaches.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 283 Ceramics I 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to three-dimensional design principles using the medium of clay. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals of forming, surface design, glaze application, and firing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in slab and coil construction, simple wheel forms, glaze technique, and creative expression.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ART 284 Ceramics II 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ART-283S

Corequisite: None

This course covers advanced hand building and wheel techniques. Emphasis is placed on creative expression, surface design, sculptural quality, and glaze effect. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a high level of technical competence in forming and glazing with a development of three-dimensional awareness.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ASL 111 Elementary ASL I 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. Upon completion, students will be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.(2002 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ASL 112 Elementary ASL II 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ASL-111S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of ASL 111 focusing on the fundamental elements of American Sign Language in a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of expressive and receptive skills. Upon completion, the students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.(2002 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ASL 211 Intermediate ASL I 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ASL-112S

Corequisite: None

This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of American Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of expressive and receptive skills, study of authentic and representative literacy and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively using American Sign Language about the past, present, and future.(2002 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ASL 212 Intermediate ASL II 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ASL-211S

Corequisite: None

This course provides a continuation of ASL 211. Emphasis is placed on the continuing development of expressive and receptive skills, with study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication.(2002 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: AST-111AL

This course introduces an overall view of modern astronomy. Topics include an overview of the solar system, the sun, stars, galaxies, and the larger universe. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the universe around them.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.F.A.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: AST-111S

The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 111. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which enhance the materials presented in AST 111 and which provide practical experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the universe around them.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.F.A.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 4 (2-6) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the proper procedures for using automotive refinishing equipment and materials in surface preparation and application. Topics include federal, state, and local regulations, personal safety, refinishing equipment and materials, surface preparation, masking, application techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and use proper equipment and materials in refinishing following accepted industry standards.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 112 Painting & Refinishing II 4 (2-6) Spring

Prerequisite: AUB-111S

Corequisite: None

This course covers advanced painting techniques and technologies with an emphasis on identifying problems encountered by the refinishing technician. Topics include materials application, color matching, correction of refinishing problems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform spot, panel, and overall refinishing repairs and identify and correct refinish problems.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 114 Special Finishes 2 (1-2) Summer

Prerequisite: AUB-111S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces multistage finishes, custom painting, and protective coatings. Topics include base coats, advanced intermediate coats, clear coats, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply specialized finishes based on accepted industry standards.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 3 (1-4) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces safety, tools, and the basic fundamentals of body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair minor direct and indirect damage including removal/repairing/replacing of body panels to accepted standards.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 4 (2-6) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers safety, tools, and advanced body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, advanced repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, movable glass, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair or replace direct and indirect damage to accepted standards including movable glass and hardware.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 4 (2-4) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces safety, equipment, structural damage analysis, and damage repairs. Topics include shop safety, design and construction, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, repair techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs to a vehicle which has received light/moderate structural damage.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 132 Structural Damage II 4 (2-6) Summer

Prerequisite: AUB-131S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an in-depth study of structural damage analysis and repairs to vehicles that have received moderate to heavy structural damage. Topics include shop safety, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, advanced repair techniques, structural component replacement and alignment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs according to industry standards.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 3 (1-4) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers safety, plastic and adhesive identification, and the various repair methods of automotive plastic components. Topics include safety, identification, preparation, material selection, and the various repair procedures including refinishing. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, remove, repair, and/or replace automotive plastic components in accordance with industry standards.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 2 (1-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the methods and procedures used in automotive detailing facilities. Topics include safety, engine, interior and trunk compartment detailing, buffing/polishing exterior surfaces, and cleaning and reconditioning exterior trim, fabrics, and surfaces. Upon completion, students should be able to improve the overall appearance of a vehicle.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 2 (1-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides a comprehensive study of autobody estimating. Topics include collision damage analysis, industry regulations, flat-rate and estimated time, and collision estimating manuals. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and interpret a damage report.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUC 112 Auto Custom Fabrication 4 (2-4) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers modifications of existing vehicle components, as well as fabrication of new vehicle components. Emphasis is placed on basic customizing techniques used on factory original parts, as well as fabrication of custom components using machining processes and customizing techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to modify existing factory components and create custom-fabricated components using auto customizing techniques.(2006 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUC 114 Custom Fiberglass Skills 4 (2-4) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course will provide instruction in non-metallic customizing and repair techniques. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosis and repair of cracks, proper use of bonding agents, fiberglass body parts removal/replacement, and custom fabrication techniques using fiberglass materials. Upon completion, students should be able to identify types of fiberglass and demonstrate the ability to properly prepare, apply, and finish fiberglass components.(2006 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUM 111 Managing Automotive Org 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course will cover the principles and procedures involved in managing an automotive facility. Emphasis is placed on record maintenance, facility layout, technical service training, personnel management, parts management, and computer-based shop management systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate procedures used in the day-to-day operations of an automotive facility.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 113 Automotive Servicing I 2 (0-6) AND

Prerequisite: TRN-110L

Corequisite: None

This course is a lab used as an alternative to co-op placement. Emphasis is placed on shop operations, troubleshooting, testing, adjusting, repairing, and replacing components using appropriate test equipment and service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform a variety of automotive repairs using proper service procedures and to operate appropriate equipment.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 116 Engine Repair 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: TRN-110L

Corequisite: AUT-116AL

This course covers the theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of internal combustion engines and related systems. Topics include fundamental operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service information.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab 1 (0-3) Fall

Prerequisite: TRN-110L

Corequisite: AUT-116S

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service information.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys 3 (2-3) Fall, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: AUT-141AL

This course covers principles of operation, types, and diagnosis/repair of suspension and steering systems to include steering geometry. Topics include manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab 1 (0-3) Fall, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: AUT-141S

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 151 Brake Systems 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: TRN-110L

Corequisite: AUT-151AL

This course covers principles of operation and types, diagnosis, service, and repair of brake systems. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock and parking brake systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab 1 (0-3) Spring

Prerequisite: TRN-110L

Corequisite: AUT-151S

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum-boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock, parking brake systems and emerging brake systems technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 163 Adv Auto Electricity 3 (2-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: TRN-120S

Corequisite: None

This course covers electronic theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis, repair, and replacement of electronics, lighting, gauges, horn, wiper, accessories, and body modules. Topics include networking and module communication, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair wiring, lighting, gauges, accessories, modules, and electronic concerns.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 181 Engine Performance 1 3 (2-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the introduction, theory of operation, and basic diagnostic procedures required to restore engine performance to vehicles equipped with complex engine control systems. Topics include an overview of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems and emission control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to describe operation and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel and emission related driveability problems using appropriate test equipment/service information.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 4 (2-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: AUT-181S

Corequisite: None

This course covers study of the electronic engine control systems, the diagnostic process used to locate engine performance concerns, and procedures used to restore normal operation. Topics will include currently used fuels and fuel systems, exhaust gas analysis, emission control components and systems, OBD II (on-board diagnostics) and inter-related electrical/electronic systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair complex engine performance concerns using appropriate test equipment and service information.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 221 Auto Transm/Transaxles 3 (2-3) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of automatic transmissions/transaxles. Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical/electronic operation of automatic drive trains and the use of appropriate service tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operational theory, diagnose and repair automatic drive trains.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
AUT 231 Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: TRN-110L

Corequisite: None

This course covers the operation, diagnosis, and repair of manual transmissions/transaxles, clutches, driveshafts, axles, and final drives. Topics include theory of torque, power flow, and manual drive train servicing and repair using appropriate service information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operational theory, diagnose and repair manual drive trains.(2008 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BAF 110 Principles of Banking 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the fundamentals of bank functions in a descriptive fashion. Topics include banks and the monetary system, the relationship of banks to depositors, the payment functions, bank loans and accounting, regulations, and examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the business of banking from a broad perspective.(2015 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BAS 120 Intro to Analytics 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic concepts and applications of analytics. Topics include an overview of the analytical process and the role of the analyst, applied descriptive statistics, and exploratory data analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of analytics for decision-making in business.(2015 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 094 Concepts of Human Biology 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

This course focuses on fundamental concepts of human biology. Topics include terminology, biochemistry, cell biology, tissues, body systems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate preparedness for college-level anatomy and physiology courses.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-science 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.F.A.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 111 General Biology I 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective Hour course for A.E.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 112 General Biology II 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: BIO-111S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., and A.A. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 120 Introductory Botany 4 (3-3) AND

Prerequisite: BIO-110S or BIO-111S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of plants. Topics include reproduction and development of seed and non-seed plants, levels of organization, form and function of systems, and a survey of major taxa. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of plant form and function, including selected taxa of both seed and non-seed plants.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 130 Introductory Zoology 4 (3-3) AND

Prerequisite: BIO-110S or BIO-111S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of major animal phyla. Emphasis is placed on levels of organization, reproduction and development, comparative systems, and a survey of selected phyla. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of animal form and function including comparative systems of selected groups.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 140 Environmental Biology 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: BIO-140AL

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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab 1 (0-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: BIO-140S

This course provides a laboratory component to complement BIO 140. Emphasis is placed on laboratory and field experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a practical understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 155 Nutrition 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course covers the biochemistry of foods and nutrients with consideration of the physiological effects of specialized diets for specific biological needs. Topics include cultural, religious, and economic factors that influence a person's acceptance of food, as well as nutrient requirements of the various life stages. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the functions and sources of nutrients, the mechanisms of digestion, and the nutritional requirements of all age groups.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 163 Basic Anat & Physiology 5 (4-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Natural Sciences Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1998 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Natural Sciences Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: BIO-169S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(1998 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 175 General Microbiology 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: BIO-110S, BIO-111S, BIO-163S, or BIO-165S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: None

This course covers principles of microbiology with emphasis on microorganisms and human disease. Topics include an overview of microbiology and aspects of medical microbiology, identification and control of pathogens, disease transmission, host resistance, and immunity. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of microorganisms and the disease process as well as aseptic and sterile techniques.(2004 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BIO 275 Microbiology 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: BIO-110S, BIO-111S, BIO-163S, or BIO-165S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(2023 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BMT 111 Intro to Biomed Field 2 (2-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of the health care delivery system. Topics include hospital organization and structure, BMET duties and responsibilities, and the professional and social interrelationships between services. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of hospital organization as related to BMET duties.(2011 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BMT 212 BMET Instrumentation I 6 (3-6) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers theory of operation, circuit analysis, troubleshooting techniques, and medical applications for a variety of instruments and devices. Topics include electrodes, transducers, instrumentation amplifiers, electrocardiographs, monitors, recorders, defibrillators, ESU units, and related equipment used in clinical laboratories, intensive care units, and research facilities. Upon completion, students should be able to calibrate, troubleshoot, repair, and certify that instrumentation meets manufacturer's original specifications.(2008 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 120 Petit Fours & Pastries 3 (1-4) Fall

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-160S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basic principles of the preparation and plating of a variety of petit fours and individual dessert pastries. Emphasis is placed on traditional and contemporary petit fours and pastries utilizing updated production methods. Upon completion, students should be able to produce individual pastries and petit fours for buffet and special event settings.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 130 European Cakes and Tortes 3 (1-4) Summer

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-160S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the production of a wide variety of classical and modern cakes suitable for restaurants, retail shops and large-scale production. Emphasis is placed on classic cakes using the methods of mixing, filling, glazing and icing. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare, assemble, and decorate gelatin-based and layered tortes and cakes such as Bavarian, Dobos, and Sacher.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 150 Artisan & Specialty Bread 4 (1-6) Spring

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-160S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an advanced study in the art and craft of bread making. Topics include pertinent formulas and techniques associated with naturally leavened loaves, hearth breads, focaccia, flat breads, and other breads utilizing a variety of grains. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare artisan and specialty breads that meet or exceed the expectations of restaurant and retail publics.(2003 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 165 Hot and Cold Desserts 3 (1-4) Spring

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-160S

Corequisite: None

This course covers the principles and techniques of frozen desserts, souffles, cobblers, crisps, and strudel dough products. Topics include bombes, parfaits, baked Alaska, ice cream, sorbets, sherbets and granites hand-stretched strudel products, crepes, and hot/cold souffles. Upon completion, student should be able to prepare and plate hot and cold desserts with suitable sauces and garnishes.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 210 Cake Design & Decorating 3 (1-4) Fall

Prerequisite: BPA-130L, CUL-110S, CUL-160S; ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course covers advanced concepts in the design and decoration of wedding cakes and other specialty cakes. Topics include baking, filling, and assembling cakes cake design finishing techniques utilizing gum paste, fondant, and royal icing and advanced piping skills. Upon completion, students should be able to design, create, finish and evaluate the quality of wedding and specialty cakes.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 220 Confection Artistry 3 (1-4) Spring

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-160S; ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the principles and techniques of decorative sugar work and confectionary candy. Topics include nougat, marzipan modeling, pastillage and cocoa painting, confection candy and a variety of sugar techniques including blown, spun, poured and pulled. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare edible centerpieces and confections to enhance dessert buffets and plate presentations.(2021 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 250 Dessert/Bread Production 5 (1-8) Fall

Prerequisite: BPA-150S; ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to merge artistry and innovation with the practical baking and pastry techniques utilized in a production setting. Emphasis is placed on quantity bread and roll-in dough production, plated and platter presentations, seasonal/theme product utilization and cost effectiveness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, prepare and evaluate breads and desserts within a commercial environment and determine production costs and selling prices.(2012 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPA 260 Pastry & Baking Marketing 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: BPA-150S, BPA-210S

Corequisite: BPA-250S

This course is designed to cover the marketing concepts and merchandising trends utilized in bakery and pastry operations. Emphasis is placed on menu planning, pricing products/strategies, resale and wholesale distribution methods, legal implications, and advertising techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to create a marketing plan that will serve as a basis for a capstone experience.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BPR 130 Print Reading-Construction 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the interpretation of prints and specifications that are associated with design and construction projects. Topics include interpretation of documents for foundations, floor plans, elevations, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret construction prints and documents.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(2015 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(2015 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 121 Business Math 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: None

This course covers fundamental mathematical operations and their application to business problems. Topics include payroll, pricing, interest and discount, commission, taxes, and other pertinent uses of mathematics in the field of business. Upon completion, students should be able to apply mathematical concepts to business.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides a study of individual and family financial decisions. Emphasis is placed on building useful skills in buying, managing finances, increasing resources, and coping with current economic conditions. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a personal financial plan.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(2015 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 139 Entrepreneurship I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to the principles of entrepreneurship. Topics include self-analysis of entrepreneurship readiness, the role of entrepreneur in economic development, legal problems, organizational structure, sources of financing, budgeting, and cash flow. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the entrepreneurial process and issues faced by entrepreneurs.(2008 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 148 Survey of Real Estate 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces real estate principles and practices. Topics include real estate finance, real estate law, brokerage, land use planning, property management, and valuation. Upon completion, students should be able to explain basic procedures involved in the lease, purchase, and sale of real property.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 151 People Skills 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basic concepts of identity and communication in the business setting. Topics include self-concept, values, communication styles, feelings and emotions, roles versus relationships, and basic assertiveness, listening, and conflict resolution. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between unhealthy, self-destructive, communication patterns and healthy, non-destructive, positive communication patterns.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 225 Business Finance 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: ACC-120S

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 230 Small Business Management 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course covers the impact of different management practices and leadership styles on worker satisfaction and morale, organizational effectiveness, productivity, and profitability. Topics include a discussion of formal and informal organizations, group dynamics, motivation, and managing conflict and change. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze different types of interpersonal situations and determine an appropriate course of action.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
BUS 260 Business Communication 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: 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.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CAT 210 CT Physics & Equipment 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the system operations and components, image processing and display, image quality, and artifacts in computed tomography. Emphasis is placed on the data acquisition components, tissue attenuation conversions, image manipulation, and factors controlling image resolution. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the physics and instrumentation used in computed tomography.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CAT 211 CT Procedures 4 (4-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to cover specialized patient care, cross-sectional anatomy, contrast media, and scanning procedures in computed tomography. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment and monitoring, contrast agents' use, radiation safety, methods of data acquisition, and identification of cross-sectional anatomy. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate all facets of the imaging procedures in computed tomography.(2016 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CAT 225 CT Clinical Practicum 5 (0-0-15) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides the opportunity to apply knowledge gained from classroom instruction to the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on patient care and positioning, scanning procedures, and image production in computed tomography. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the computed tomography clinical environment.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CAT 226 CT Clinical Practicum 6 (0-0-18) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides the opportunity to apply knowledge gained from classroom instruction to the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on patient care and positioning, scanning procedures, and image production in computed tomography. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the computed tomography clinical environment.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 111 Intro to Gis and Gnss 4 (2-4) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the methods and techniques used in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) professions. Emphasis is placed on data collection and mapping using GIS software. Upon completion, students should be able to use GNSS technologies to collect field data and create GIS maps.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 115 Intro to Tech & Sustainability 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CEG-115AL

This course introduces basic skills, sustainability concepts and career fields for technicians. Topics include career options, technical vocabulary, dimensional analysis, measurement systems, engineering graphics, professional ethics, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify drawing elements and create sketches, perform basic engineering computations and identify measures of sustainable development.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 115A Tech & Sustainability Lab 1 (0-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CEG-115S

This course provides a lab experience that requires students to apply principles of sustainable development and engineering computations, measurement, and drawing to hands-on activities and in actual settings. Emphasis is placed on basic engineering technology and sustainable development topics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize appropriate technologies for particular projects and scenarios.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 210 Construction Mtls & Methods 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: EGR-115L or CEG-115L

This course covers the behavior and properties of Portland cement, asphaltic concretes, and other construction materials, including construction methods and equipment. Topics include cementing agents, aggregates, water and admixture materials with their proportions, production, placement, consolidation, curing and their inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to proportion Portland concrete mixes to attain predetermined strengths, perform standard control tests on Portland cement concrete, identify inspection criteria for concretes, identify construction equipment and applications.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 211 Hydrology & Erosion Control 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: MAT-121S, MAT-171S, MAT-003 w/P2S, or BSP-4003S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic engineering principles and characteristics of hydrology, erosion and sediment control. Topics include stormwater runoff, gravity pipe flow, open channel flow, low impact development (LID), erosion control devices and practices. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and design gravitational drainage structures, identify LID and erosion control elements, and prepare a stormwater drainage plan.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 212 Intro to Environmental Tech 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: EGR-251S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic engineering principles of hydraulics, and water and wastewater technologies. Topics include fluid statics, fluid dynamics, flow measurement, the collection, treatment, and distribution of water and wastewater. Upon completion, students should be able to identify water and wastewater system elements, describe water and wastewater system processes and perform basic hydraulics and treatment computations.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 230 Subdivision Planning & Design 3 (1-6) Spring

Prerequisite: EGR-120S, CEG-211S, SRV-211S

Corequisite: None

This course covers the planning and design concepts related to subdivisions including analysis of development standards, engineering, and the creation of CAD drawings. Topics include applicable codes, lot creation, roadway system layout, stormwater drainage, low impact development (LID) concepts, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of subdivision plans.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CEG 235 Project Management/Estimating 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: CEG-115S, CIS-110S, CIS-111S, EGR-115S, or EGR-125S

Corequisite: None

This course covers planning and estimating practices which are applicable to the civil engineering and related construction industries. Emphasis is placed on construction project planning and management, material take-offs labor and equipment requirements in accordance with industry formats, and other economic topics. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately complete material take-offs, prepare cost estimates, and prepare construction schedules.(2014 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CET 111 Computer Upgrade/Repair I 3 (2-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers repairing, servicing, and upgrading computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics include CPU/memory/bus identification, disk subsystems, hardware/software installation/configuration, common device drivers, data recovery, system maintenance, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely repair and/or upgrade computer systems to perform within specifications.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CET 211 Computer Upgrade/Repair II 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: CET-111L

Corequisite: None

This course covers concepts of repair, service, and upgrade of computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics may include resolving resource conflicts and system bus specifications, configuration and troubleshooting peripherals, operating system configuration and optimization, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and resolve system conflicts and optimize system performance.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CHM 130 Gen, Org, & Biochemistry 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CHM-130AL

This course provides a survey of basic facts and principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. Topics include measurement, molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, solutions, acid-base chemistry, gas laws, and the structure, properties, and reactions of major organic and biological groups. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elecive course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Natural Sciences Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CHM 130A Gen, Org, & Biochem Lab 1 (0-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CHM-130S

This course is a laboratory for CHM 130. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 130. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 130.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Natural Sciences Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003 w/P2L, BSP-4003 w/P2L, MAT-021L, MAT-043L, MAT-052L, or MAT-071L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Sciences Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4 (3-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: CHM-151S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A. and A.A. Teacher Preparation
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective course for A.E.
  • Natural Sciences Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CHM 251 Organic Chemistry I 4 (3-3) Fall

Prerequisite: CHM-152S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: None

This course provides a systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers further topics include isomerization, stereochemistry, and spectroscopy. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of covered organic topics as needed in CHM 252.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective course for A.E.
  • Natural Sciences Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CHM 252 Organic Chemistry II 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: CHM-251S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: None

This course provides continuation of the systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, amines and heterocyclics multi-step synthesis will be emphasized. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of organic concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective course for A.E.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2006 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2006 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic 3 (2-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003S, BSP-4003S, MAT-121S, or MAT-171S

Corequisite: 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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CIV 111 Soils and Foundations 4 (2-4) Fall

Prerequisite: EGR-251S

Corequisite: None

This course presents an overview of soil as a construction material using both analysis and testing procedures. Topics include index properties, classification, stress analysis, compressibility, compaction, dewatering, excavation, stabilization, settlement, and foundations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic soil tests and analyze engineering properties of soil.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CIV 221 Steel and Timber Design 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: EGR-251S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basic elements of steel and timber structures. Topics include strength of materials applications, the analysis and design of steel and timber beams, columns, and connections and concepts of structural detailing. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, design, and draw simple plans using Computer Aided Drafting and Design software (CADD).(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CIV 222 Reinforced Concrete 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: EGR-251S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basic elements of reinforced concrete structures. Topics include analysis and design of reinforced concrete beams, slabs, columns, footings, and retaining walls. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and design components of a structure using reinforced concrete and draw simple plans using Computer Aided Drafting and Design software (CADD).(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 110 Basic Law Enforcement BLET 20 (10-30) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the basic skills and knowledge needed for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. Topics include those mandated by North Carolina Administration Code as essential for functioning in law enforcement. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate competence in the topics required for the state comprehensive certification examination.(2019 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 112 Criminology 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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 initiatives and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and discuss various theories of crime causation and societal response.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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 laws unique to juveniles, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss juvenile court structure/procedures, function and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies, processing/detention of juveniles, and case disposition.(1997 SU) Students who have successfully completed CJC-110, Basic Law Enforcement, may receive credit for CJC-113. This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 115 Crime Scene Photography 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers methodologies for photographing crime scenes including their application to forensic sciences, the legal system, and the proper use of digital cameras and accessories. Topics include digital cameras, operational functions required to properly photograph physical evidence and crime scenes, factors affecting admissibility of crime scene photographs, and methods and techniques specific to photographing crime scenes. Upon completion, students should be able to operate digital cameras using appropriate settings to control exposure and depth of field, properly compose various types of crime scene photographs, and use specialized techniques to properly photograph key items of evidence.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogations 2 (1-2) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers basic and special techniques employed in criminal justice interviews and interrogations. Emphasis is placed on the interview/interrogation process, including interpretation of verbal and physical behavior and legal perspectives. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct interviews/interrogations in a legal, efficient, and professional manner and obtain the truth from suspects, witnesses, and victims.(1997 SU) Students who have successfully completed CJC-110, Basic Law Enforcement, may receive credit for CJC-120.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) Students who have successfully completed CJC-110, Basic Law Enforcement, may receive credit for CJC-131.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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 procedures necessary to establish a lawful arrest/search, proper judicial procedures, and the admissibility of evidence.(1997 SU) Students who have successfully completed CJC-110, Basic Law Enforcement, may receive credit for CJC-132.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 141 Corrections 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 144 Crime Scene Processing 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the theories and practices of crime scene processing and investigating. Topics include legal considerations at the crime scene, processing indoor and outdoor scenes, recording, note taking, collection and preservation of evidence and submission to the crime laboratory. Upon completion, the student should be able to evaluate and search various crime scenes and demonstrate theapprpriate techniques.(2000 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 146 Trace Evidence 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides a study of trace evidence as it relates to forensic science. Topics include collection, packaging, and preservation of trace evidence from crime scenes such as bombings, fires and other scenes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the fundamental concepts of trace evidence collection, preservation and submission to the crime laboratory.(2000 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3 (3-0) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 4 (3-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) Students who have successfully completed CJC-110, Basic Law Enforcement, may receive credit for CJC-221.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces critical incident intervention and management techniques as they apply to operational criminal justice practitioners. Emphasis is placed on the victim/offender situation as well as job-related high stress, dangerous, or problem-solving citizen contacts. Upon completion, students should be able to provide insightful analysis of emotional, violent, drug-induced, and other critical and/or stressful incidents that require field analysis and/or resolution.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) Students who have successfully completed CJC-110, Basic Law Enforcement, may receive credit for CJC-231.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 232 Civil Liability 3 (3-0) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers liability issues for the criminal justice professional. Topics include civil rights violations, tort liability, employment issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain civil trial procedures and discuss contemporary liability issues.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 241 Community-Based Corrections 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers programs for convicted offenders that are used both as alternatives to incarceration and in post-incarceration situations. Topics include offenders, diversion, house arrest, restitution, community service, probation and parole, including both public and private participation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss the various programs from the perspective of the criminal justice professional, the offender, and the community.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 244 Footwear and Tire Imprint 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides a study of the fundamental concepts of footwear and tire imprint evidence as related to forensic science. Topics include proper photographic recording, casting, recognition of wear patterns and imprint identification. Upon completion, the student should be able to recognize, record, photograph, and identify footwear and tire imprints.(2000 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 245 Friction Ridge Analysis 3 (2-3) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basic elements of fingerprint technology and techniques applicable to the criminal justice field. Topics include the history and meaning of fingerprints, pattern types and classification filing sequence, searching and referencing. Upon completion, the students should be able to discuss and demonstrate the fundamental techniques of basic fingerprint technology.(2000 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CJC 246 Adv. Friction Ridge Analy 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: CJC-245S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the theories and processes of advanced friction ridge analysis. Topics include evaluation of friction ridges, chart preparation, comparative analysis for values determination rendering proper identification, chemical enhancement and AFIS preparation and usage. Upon completion, students must show an understanding of proper procedures for friction ridge analysis through written testing and practical exercises.(2000 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CMT 210 Construction Management Fund 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of effective supervision emphasizing professionalism through knowledge and applied skills. Topics include safety, planning and scheduling, contracts, problem-solving, communications, conflict resolution, recruitment, employment laws and regulations, leadership, motivation, teamwork, discipline, setting objectives, and training. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the basic skills necessary to be successful as a supervisor in the construction industry.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CMT 212 Total Safety Performance 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CMT-210S

This course covers the importance of managing safety and productivity equally by encouraging people to take individual responsibility for safety and health in the workplace. Topics include safety management, controlling construction hazards, communicating and enforcing policies, OSHA compliance, personal responsibility and accountability, safety planning, training, and personal protective equipment. Upon completion, the student should be able to properly supervise safety at a construction jobsite and qualify for OSHA Training Certification.(2004 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of communication and the skills necessary to communicate in various contexts. Emphasis is placed on communication theories and techniques used in interpersonal group, public, intercultural, and mass communication situations. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and illustrate the forms and purposes of human communication in a variety of contexts.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Communication Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective Hours course for A.E.
  • Communication course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the practices and principles of interpersonal communication in both dyadic and group settings. Emphasis is placed on the communication process, perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of group discussion, and manage conflict in interpersonal communication situations.(2007 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.F.A., and A.S.
  • Communication course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COM 140 Intro Intercultural Com 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces techniques of cultural research, definitions, functions, characteristics, and impacts of cultural differences in public address. Emphasis is placed on how diverse backgrounds influence the communication act and how cultural perceptions and experiences determine how one sends and receives messages. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles and skills needed to become effective in communicating outside one's primary culture.(2009 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Communication Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COM 150 Intro. to Mass Comm. 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces print and electronic media and the new information technologies in terms of communication theory and as economic, political, and social institutions. Topics include the nature, history, functions, and responsibilities of mass communication industries in a global environment and their role and impact in American society. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate awareness of the pervasive nature of mass media and how media operate in an advanced post-industrial society.(2010 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Communication course for A.A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4 (4-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: COS-112S

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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 112 Salon I 8 (0-24) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: COS-111S

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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4 (4-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COS-111S, minimum grade CL, and COS-112S

Corequisite: COS-114S

This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 114 Salon II 8 (0-24) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COS-111S, minimum grade CL, and COS-112S

Corequisite: COS-113S

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.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4 (4-0) Summer

Prerequisite: COS-111S, minimum grade CL, and COS-112S

Corequisite: COS-116L

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.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 116 Salon III 4 (0-12) Summer

Prerequisite: COS-111S, minimum grade CL, and COS-112S

Corequisite: COS-115L

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.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2 (2-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COS-111S, minimum grade CL, and COS-112S

Corequisite: COS-118L

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.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 118 Salon IV 7 (0-21) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COS-111S, minimum grade CL, and COS-112S

Corequisite: COS-117L

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.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
COS 223 Contemp Hair Coloring 2 (1-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: COS-111S and COS-112S

Corequisite: 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 clients color needs and safely and competently perform color applications and correct problems.(1998 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 118 Swift Programming I 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the development of iOS applications and Apple applications using Swift programming language. Emphasis is placed on syntax, object-oriented principles, memory management, and functional concepts of Swift programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop fully functional iOS and Apple applications using Swift programming language.(2018 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 134 C++ Programming 3 (2-3) Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level.(2006 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective Hours course for A.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Programming 3 (2-3) AND

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces computer programming using the Visual BASIC programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level.(2006 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 151 JAVA Programming 3 (2-3) AND

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces computer programming using the JAVA programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion students should be able to design, code, test, debug JAVA language programs.(2006 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective Hours course for A.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 153 C# Programming 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces computer programming using the C# programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment at the beginning level.(2006 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 218 Swift Programming II 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: CSC-118S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces advanced iOS application development using the Swift programming language. Emphasis is placed on navigation, data manipulation, web services, prototyping, debugging, and project planning. Upon completion, students should be able to develop advanced multifunctional iOS and Apple applications using the Swift programming language.(2018 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 253 Advanced C# Programming 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: CSC-153S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of CSC 153 using the C# programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment.(2006 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CSC 289 Programming Capstone Project 3 (1-4) Spring

Prerequisite: CTI-110S, CTI-120S, and CTS-115S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant programming project from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on project definition, testing, presentation, and implementation. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CST 111 Construction I 4 (3-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers standard and alternative building methods to include wall framing. Topics include safety and footings, foundations, floor framing systems, and wall framing systems commonly used in the construction industry. Upon completion, students should be able to safely erect all framing necessary to begin roof framing.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CST 112 Construction II 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: CST-111S

Corequisite: None

This course covers building methods and materials used to dry-in a building. Topics include safety, ceiling/roof framing applications, roof finishes, windows, and exterior doors. Upon completion, students should be able to safely erect different roof types and properly install windows and exterior doors, roofing, and exterior finish materials.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CST 221 Statics/Structures 4 (3-3) Summer

Prerequisite: ARC-112S or CST-112S; MAT-110S, MAT-121S, or MAT-171S

Corequisite: None

This course covers the principles of statics and strength of materials as applied to structural building components. Topics include forces on columns, beams, girders, and footings and connection points when timber, steel, and concrete members are used. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately analyze load conditions present in structural members.(2016 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CST 231 Soils & Site Work 4 (3-2) Fall

Prerequisite: MAT-121S or MAT-171S

Corequisite: None

This course covers site conditions and soil types and their physical properties. Topics include site preparation, access, mechanical analysis, classification of soils, and hydrostatics of groundwater. Upon completion, students should be able to adequately prepare a building site according to plans and specifications.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CST 241 Planning/Estimating I 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: BPR-130S or MAT-121S or MAT-171S

Corequisite: None

This course covers the procedures involved in planning and estimating a construction/building project. Topics include performing quantity take-offs of materials necessary for a building project. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately complete a take-off of materials and equipment needs involved in a construction project.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CTI 110 Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the introduction of the tools and resources available to students in programming, mark-up language and services on the Internet. Topics include standard mark-up language Internet services, creating web pages, using search engines, file transfer programs and database design and creation with DBMS products. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of programming tools, deploy a web-site with mark-up tools, and create a simple database table.(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces students to the Network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards. Emphasis is placed on securing information systems and the various implementation policies. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, media and protocols.(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CTI 140 Virtualization Concepts 3 (1-4) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces operating system virtualization. Emphasis is placed on virtualization terminology, virtual machine storage, virtual networking and access control. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to installation, configuration and management of virtual machines.(2012 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concepts 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

The course introduces the role of IT in managing business processes and the need for business process and IT alignment. Emphasis is placed on industry need for understanding business challenges and developing/managing information systems to contribute to the decision making process based on these challenges. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the 'hybrid business manager' and the potential offered by new technology and systems.(2006 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 110 Sanitation & Safety 2 (2-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basic principles of sanitation and safety relative to the hospitality industry. Topics include personal hygiene, sanitation and safety regulations, use and care of equipment, the principles of food-borne illness, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the content necessary for successful completion of a nationally recognized food/safety/sanitation exam.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 110A Sanitation & Safety Lab 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CUL-110S

This course provides a laboratory experience for enhancing student skills in the basic principles of sanitation and safety. Emphasis is placed on personal hygiene, sanitation and safety regulations, use and care of equipment, the principles of food-borne illness, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate practical applications of sanitation and safety procedures in the hospitality industry.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 112 Nutrition for Foodservice 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the principles of nutrition and its relationship to the foodservice industry. Topics include personal nutrition fundamentals, weight management, exercise, nutritional adaptation/analysis of recipes/menus, healthy cooking techniques and marketing nutrition in a foodservice operation. Upon completion, students should be able to apply basic nutritional concepts to food preparation and selection.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 120 Purchasing 2 (2-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: None

This course covers purchasing for foodservice operations. Emphasis is placed on yield tests, procurement, negotiating, inventory control, product specification, purchasing ethics, vendor relationships, food product specifications and software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply effective purchasing techniques based on the end-use of the product.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 130 Menu Design 2 (2-0) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces menu design and its relationship to foodservice operations. Topics include layout, marketing, concept development, dietary concerns, product utilization, target consumers and trends. Upon completion, students should be able to design, create and produce menus for a variety of foodservice settings.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 135 Food & Beverage Service 2 (2-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CUL-135AL

This course is designed to cover the practical skills and knowledge necessary for effective food and beverage service in a variety of settings. Topics include greeting/service of guests, dining room set-up, profitability, menu sales and merchandising, service styles and reservations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in human relations and the skills required in the service of foods and beverages.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 135A Food & Beverage Serv Lab 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: CUL-135S

This course provides a laboratory experience for enhancing student skills in effective food and beverage service. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences including greeting/service of guests, dining room set-up, profitability, menu sales and merchandising, service styles and reservations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate practical applications of human relations and the skills required in the service of foods and beverages.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 140 Culinary Skills I 5 (2-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: CUL-110S

This course introduces the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques in basic cookery, and moist, dry and combination heat. Emphasis is placed on recipe conversion, measurements, terminology, classical knife cuts, safe food/equipment handling, flavorings/seasonings, stocks/sauces/soups, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to exhibit the basic cooking skills used in the foodservice industry.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 160 Baking I 3 (1-4) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: CUL-110S

This course covers basic ingredients, techniques, weights and measures, baking terminology and formula calculations. Topics include yeast/chemically leavened products, laminated doughs, pastry dough batter, pies/tarts, meringue, custard, cakes and cookies, icings, glazes and basic sauces. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proper scaling and measurement techniques, and prepare and evaluate a variety of bakery products.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 170 Garde Manger I 3 (1-4) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: CUL-110S

This course introduces basic cold food preparation techniques and pantry production. Topics include salads, sandwiches, appetizers, dressings, basic garnishes, cheeses, cold sauces, and related food items. Upon completion, students should be able to present a cold food display and exhibit an understanding of the cold kitchen and its related terminology.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 214 Wine Appreciation 2 (1-2) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to information about wine from all the major wine producing regions. Emphasis is placed on the history of wine, production, characteristics, wine list development, laws, purchasing and storing requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate varietal wines and basic food pairings.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 230 Global Cuisines 5 (1-8) Spring

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-110AL, CUL-140S, CUL-160L, CUL-240L

Corequisite: None

This course provides practical experience in the planning, preparation, and presentation of representative foods from a variety of world cuisines. Emphasis is placed on indigenous ingredients and customs, nutritional concerns, and cooking techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to research and execute a variety of international and domestic menus.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 240 Culinary Skills II 5 (1-8) Spring

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-110AL, CUL-140S; ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to further students' knowledge of the fundamental concepts, skills, and techniques involved in basic cookery. Emphasis is placed on meat identification/fabrication, butchery and cooking techniques/methods appropriate vegetable/starch accompaniments compound sauces plate presentation breakfast cookery and quantity food preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, execute, and successfully serve entrees with complementary side items.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 260 Baking II 3 (1-4) Fall

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-110AL, CUL-160S; ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to further students' knowledge in ingredients, weights and measures, baking terminology and formula calculation. Topics include classical desserts, frozen desserts, cake and torte production, decorating and icings/glazes, dessert plating and presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate pastry preparation, plating, and dessert buffet production skills.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
CUL 283 Farm-To-Table 5 (2-6) Fall

Prerequisite: CUL-110S, CUL-140S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces students to the cooperation between sustainable farmers and foodservice operations. Emphasis is placed on environmental relationships, including how foods are grown, processed, and distributed, as well as related implications on quality and sustainability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of environmental stewardship and its impact on cuisine.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2006 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DBA 120 Database Programming I 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to develop SQL programming proficiency. Emphasis is placed on data definition, data manipulation, and data control statements as well as on report generation. Upon completion, students should be able to write programs which create, update, and produce reports.(2006 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DBA 221 SQL Server DB Prog II 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: DBA-120S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI front-ends and embedded programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a SQL Server DBMS application which includes a GUI front-end and report generation.(2006 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DFT 119 Basic CAD 2 (1-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces computer-aided drafting software for specific technologies to non-drafting majors. Emphasis is placed on understanding the software command structure and drafting standards for specific technical fields. Upon completion, students should be able to create and plot basic drawings.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DFT 170 Engineering Graphics 3 (2-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic engineering graphics skills and applications. Topics include sketching, selection and use of current methods and tools, and the use of engineering graphics applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic engineering graphics principles and practices.(2005 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective Hours course for A.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DME 110 Intro to Digital Media 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces students to key concepts, technologies, and issues related to digital media. Topics include emerging standards, key technologies and related design issues, terminology, media formats, career paths, and ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the various media formats that are used in digital media technology.(2004 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DME 115 Graphic Design Tools 3 (2-2) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides students with an introduction to creative expression and art/design techniques in a digital environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, creating, editing and integrating visual components consisting of bit-mapped and vector-based images, drawings, banners, text, simple animations, and multiple layers. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce a range of visual products using digital processing techniques.(2023SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DME 120 Intro to Multimedia Appl 3 (2-2) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces storyboarding and multimedia application design. Topics include vector and bit-mapped graphics, interactive multimedia interfaces, layering techniques, image and animation libraries, and scripting. Upon completion, students should be able to produce basic high-quality interactive multimedia applications.(2019 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DME 130 Digital Animation I 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: DME-110S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces concepts for planning and developing animation sequences. Emphasis will be placed on review of digital animation concepts and exploration of various animation software packages. Upon completion, students should be able to produce simple animations.(2004 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DME 140 Intro to Audio/Video Media 3 (2-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to teach students how to manipulate digital and audio content for multimedia applications. Topics include format conversion and a review of current technologies and digital formats. Upon completion, students should be able to modify existing audio and video content to meet a range of production requirements associated with digital media applications.(2023 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DME 215 Adv Graphic Design Tools 3 (2-3) AND

Prerequisite: DME-115S

Corequisite: None

This course provides students with advanced design techniques in a digital environment. Emphasis is placed on understanding principles of design and typography, and applying them effectively in projects. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce a range of visual products using advanced digital design techniques and principles.(2023 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DME 285 Systems Project 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: DME-120S, DME-130S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant digital media project from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on project definition, testing, presentation, and implementation. Upon completion, students should be able to complete, maintain and implement a digital media project.(2004 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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 contributions of various theatre artists.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 120 Voice for Performance 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides guided practice in the proper production of speech for the theatre. Emphasis is placed on improving speech, including breathing, articulation, pronunciation, and other vocal variables. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate effective theatrical speech.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 126 Storytelling 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the art of storytelling and the oral traditions of folk literature. Topics include the history of storytelling, its value and purpose, techniques of the storyteller, and methods of collecting verbal art. Upon completion, students should be able to present and discuss critically stories from the world's repertory of traditional lore.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 128 Children's Theatre 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: DRA-130L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the philosophy and practice involved in producing plays for young audiences. Topics include the selection of age-appropriate scripts and the special demands placed on directors, actors, designers, and educators in meeting the needs of young audiences. Upon completion, students should be able to present and critically discuss productions for children.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 130 Acting I 3 (0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an applied study of the actor's craft. Topics include role analysis, training the voice, and body concentration, discipline, and self-evaluation. Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity in an acting ensemble.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 131 Acting II 3 (0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: DRA-130L

Corequisite: None

This course provides additional hands-on practice in the actor's craft. Emphasis is placed on further analysis, characterization, growth, and training for acting competence. Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity in an acting ensemble.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 135 Acting for the Camera I 3 (1-4) Spring

Prerequisite: DRA-130L

Corequisite: None

This course provides an applied study of the camera actor's craft. Topics include commercial, dramatic, and print performance styles. Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity in on-camera performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 140 Stagecraft I 3 (0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the theory and basic construction of stage scenery and properties. Topics include stage carpentry, scene painting, stage electrics, properties, and backstage organization. Upon completion, students should be able to pursue vocational and avocational roles in technical theatre.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 141 Stagecraft II 3 (0-6) Spring

Prerequisite: DRA-140S

Corequisite: None

This course provides additional hands-on practice in the elements of stagecraft. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the arts and crafts of technical theatre. Upon completion, students should be able to pursue vocational or avocational roles in technical theatre.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 145 Stage Make-Up 2 (1-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the research, design, selection of materials, and application of stage make-up, prosthetics, wigs, and hairpieces. Emphasis is placed on the development of techniques, style, and presentation of the finished make-up. Upon completion, students should be able to create and apply make-up, prosthetics, and hairpieces.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 170 Play Production I 3 (0-9) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with a college theatre production.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 171 Play Production II 3 (0-9) Fall

Prerequisite: DRA-170S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with a college theatre production.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 211 Theatre History I 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the development of theatre from its origin to the closing of the British theatre in 1642. Topics include the history, aesthetics, and representative dramatic literature of the period. Upon completion, students should be able to trace the evolution of theatre and recognize the styles and types of world drama.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 212 Theatre History II 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the development of theatre from 1660 through the diverse influences which shaped the theatre of the twentieth century. Topics include the history, aesthetics, and representative dramatic literature of the period. Upon completion, students should be able to trace the evolution of theatre and recognize the styles and types of world drama.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
DRA 240 Lighting for the Theatre 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is an applied study of theatre lighting and is designed to train theatre technicians. Emphasis is placed on lighting technology including the mechanics of lighting and light control equipment by practical work with lighting equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence with lighting equipment.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ECM 210 Intro. to E-Commerce 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L; CIS-110L or CIS-111L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the concepts and tools to implement electronic commerce via the Internet. Topics include application and server software selection, securing transactions, use and verification of credit cards, publishing of catalogs, and site administration. Upon completion, students should be able to setup a working e-commerce Internet web site.(2003 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ECO 151 Survey of Economics 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.F.A., A.E., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective course for A.E.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 114 Intro to Family Childcare 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the student to family child care home environments with emphasis on standards and developmentally effective approaches for supporting diverse children and families. Topics include standards for quality, curriculum for multiple age groups, authentic assessment methods, business practices, building positive family and community partnerships, and professionalism. Upon completion, students should be able to design a family child care handbook that reflects a healthy, respectful, supportive, and stimulating learning environment.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 (4-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces 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.(2022 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 131 Child, Family, and Community 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the development of partnerships among 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 and supporting respectful relationships between diverse families, programs/schools, and community agencies/resources reflective of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and the Code of Ethics for North Carolina Educators. Upon completion, students should be able to identify appropriate relationship building strategies between diverse families, children birth through adolescence, schools, and communities and demonstrate a variety of communication skills including appropriate use of technology to support every child.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 144 Child Development I 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces evidence-based strategies to build nurturing relationships with each child by applying principles 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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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.(2022 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 153 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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, nutritional needs and safe learning environments.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 157 Active Play 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces physical activities to promote the development of the whole child, birth through middle childhood. Topics include active play, outdoor learning, design of the environment, development of play skills, loose parts play, nature play, risk benefit assessment, advocacy, and family/community connection. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the stages of play, the role of teachers in play, active play environments, advocate for the child's right to play, and plan and assess appropriate experiences using NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.(2022 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 184 Early Child Intro Pract 2 (1-3) AND

Prerequisite: EDU-119S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces students to early childhood settings and applying skills in a three star (minimum) or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on observing children and assisting in the implementation of developmentally appropriate activities/environments for all children and modeling reflective/professional practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate interactions with children and ethical/professional behaviors as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty visits.(2022 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All 4 (3-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces students to knowledge, concepts, and best practices needed to provide developmentally appropriate, effective, inclusive, and culturally responsive educational experiences in the classroom. Topics include growth and development, learning theory, student motivation, teaching diverse learners, classroom management, inclusive environments, student-centered practices, instructional strategies, teaching methodologies, observation/assessment techniques, educational planning, reflective practice, collaboration, cultural competence, ethics, professionalism, and leadership. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the knowledge, skills, roles, and responsibilities of an effective educator as defined by state and national professional teaching standards.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Other Required Hours/Universal Ed. course for A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S. Teacher Preparation
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 216 Foundations of Education 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the examination of the American educational systems and the teaching profession. Topics include the historical and philosophical influences on education, various perspectives on educational issues, and experiences in birth through grade 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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Other Required Hours for A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 221 Children With Exceptionalities 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: EDU-144S, EDU-145S

Corequisite: None

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 families/professionals, and develop appropriate strategies/adaptations to support children in all environments with best practices as defined by laws, policies and the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, and Twos 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: EDU-119S

Corequisite: None

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, working with diverse families to provide positive, supportive, and engaging early learning activities and interactions through field experiences and the application of the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate responsive curriculum 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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 235 School-Age Develop & Programs 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparation 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-111S; MAT-143S, MAT-152S, or MAT-171S

Corequisite: None

This course provides information and strategies necessary for transfer to a teacher licensure program at a senior institution. Topics include entry level teacher licensure exam preparation, performance based assessment systems, requirements for entry into teacher education programs, the process to become a licensed teacher in North Carolina, and professionalism including expectations within the field of education. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize educational terminology and demonstrate knowledge of teacher licensure processes including exam preparation, technology based portfolio assessment, and secondary admissions processes to the school of education at a senior institution.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Other Required Hours/Universal Ed. course for A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S. Teacher Preparation
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 251 Exploration Activities 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers fundamental concepts in the content areas of science, technology, engineering, math and social studies through investigative experiences. Emphasis is placed on exploring fundamental concepts, developmentally appropriate scope and sequence, and teaching strategies to engage each child in the discovery approach. Upon completion, students should be able to understand major concepts in each content area and implement appropriate experiences for young children.(2022 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: EDU-119S

Corequisite: None

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.(2022 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I 3 (3-0) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: EDU-119S

This course introduces principles and practices essential to preparing and supporting child care 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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II 3 (3-0) Summer

Prerequisite: EDU-119S, EDU-261S

Corequisite: 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 organizations, 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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 271 Educational Technology 3 (2-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 275 Effective Teach Train 2 (2-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 279 Literacy Develop and Instruct 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to provide students with concepts and skills of literacy development, instructional methods/materials and assessment techniques needed to provide scientifically-based, systematic reading and writing instruction into educational practice. Topics include literacy concepts, reading and writing development, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, culturally-responsive instruction, standards-based outcomes, lesson planning, formative/summative assessment, recognizing reading difficulties, research-based interventions, authentic learning experiences, classroom implementation, and reflective practice. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, implement, assess, evaluate, and demonstrate developmentally appropriate literacy instruction aligned to the NC Standard Course of Study and other state and national standards.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Other Required Hours/Universal Ed. course for A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S. Teacher Preparation
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 280 Language/Literacy Experiences 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EDU 284 Early Child Capstone Prac 4 (1-9) Spring

Prerequisite: EDU-119S, EDU-144S, EDU-145S, EDU-146S, EDU-151S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to allow students 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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 110 Intro to Engineering Tech 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces general topics relevant to engineering technology. Topics include career assessment, professional ethics, critical thinking and problem solving, usage of college resources for study and research, and using tools for engineering computations. Upon completion, students should be able to choose a career option in engineering technology and utilize college resources to meet their educational goals.(2005 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 115 Intro to Technology 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: EGR-115AL

This course introduces the basic skills and career fields for technicians. Topics include career options, technical vocabulary, dimensional analysis, measurement systems, engineering graphics, calculator applications, professional ethics, safety practices, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic technologies, prepare drawings and sketches, and perform computations using a scientific calculator.(2005 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 115A Intro to Technology Lab 1 (0-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: EGR-115S

This course provides a laboratory setting for EGR 111. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in dimensional analysis, measurement systems, engineering graphics, and calculator applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in EGR 115.(2005 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 120 Eng and Design Graphics 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the graphical tools for engineering and design communications. Emphasis is placed upon selecting the appropriate methods and tools and conveying ideas using sketches, orthographic views and projections, and computer graphics applications. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate essential features or two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects using the proper tools and methods.(2013 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 125 Appl Software for Tech 2 (1-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces personal computer software and teaches students how to customize the software for technical applications. Emphasis is placed on the use of common office applications software programs such as spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, and internet access. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in using applications software to solve technical problems and communicate the results in text and graphical formats.(2005 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 150 Intro to Engineering 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is an overview of the engineering profession. Topics include goal setting and career assessment, ethics, public safety, the engineering method and design process, written and oral communication, interpersonal skills and team building, and computer applications. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the engineering process, the engineering profession, and utilize college resources to meet their educational goals.(2005 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Required Hours course for A.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 220 Engineering Statics 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: PHY-251S

Corequisite: MAT-272S

This course introduces the concepts of engineering based on forces in equilibrium. Topics include concentrated forces, distributed forces, forces due to friction, and inertia as they apply to machines, structures, and systems. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems which require the ability to analyze systems of forces in static equilibrium.(1997 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective course for A.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EGR 251 Statics 3 (2-2) Summer

Prerequisite: ARC-111L, CEG-115L or EGR-115L

Corequisite: MAT-121L or MAT-171L

This course covers the concepts and principles of statics. Topics include systems of forces and moments on structures in two- and three-dimensions in equilibrium. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze forces and moments on structures.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELC 113 Residential Wiring 4 (2-6) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELC 114 Commercial Wiring 4 (2-6) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELC 115 Industrial Wiring 4 (2-6) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers layout, planning, and installation of wiring systems in industrial facilities. Emphasis is placed on industrial wiring methods and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to install industrial systems and equipment.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 4 (2-6) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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 devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly select, connect, and troubleshoot motors and control circuits.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 3 (2-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELC 131 Circuit Analysis I 4 (3-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces DC and AC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis, measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include DC and AC principles, circuit analysis laws and theorems, components, test equipment operation, circuit simulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret circuit schematics design, construct, verify, and analyze DC/AC circuits and properly use test equipment.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELC 215 Electrical Maintenance 3 (2-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2007 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELN 131 Analog Electronics I 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the characteristics and applications of semiconductor devices and circuits. Emphasis is placed on analysis, selection, biasing, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot analog circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELN 133 Digital Electronics 4 (3-3) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers combinational and sequential logic circuits. Topics include number systems, Boolean algebra, logic families, medium scale integration (MSI) and large scale integration (LSI) circuits, analog to digital (AD) and digital to analog (DA) conversion, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot digital circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ELN 232 Intro to Microprocessors 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces microprocessor architecture and microcomputer systems including memory and input/output interfacing. Topics include low-level language programming, bus architecture, I/O systems, memory systems, interrupts, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor circuits and programs using appropriate techniques and test equipment.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 110 EMT 9 (6-6-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L, MAT-003L or BSP-4003L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 115 Defense Tactics for EMS 2 (1-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to provide tactics that can be used for self-protection in dangerous and violent situations. Emphasis is placed on prediction, recognition, and response to dangerous and violent situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize potentially hostile situations and protect themselves during a confrontation.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 120 Advanced EMT 6 (4-6) AND

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: EMS-121S

This course is designed to provide the essential information on pre-hospital management techniques appropriate to the level of the Advanced EMT. Topics must meet current credentialing and/or regulatory guidelines for the Advanced EMT as outlined by the NC Office of EMS. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency at the Advanced EMT level.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 121 AEMT Clinical Practicum 2 (0-0-6) AND

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: EMS-120S

This course provides the hospital and field internship/clinical experiences required in preparation for the Advanced EMT certification. Emphasis is placed on performing patient assessments, treatments, and interactions appropriate at the Advanced EMT level of care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency at the Advanced EMT skill level.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 122 EMS Clinical Practicum I 1 (0-0-3) Spring

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course provides the introductory hospital clinical experience for the paramedic student. Emphasis is placed on mastering fundamental paramedic skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency with fundamental paramedic level skills.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 125 EMS Instructor Methodology 3 (2-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the information needed to develop and instruct EMS courses. Topics include instructional methods, lesson plan development, time management skills, and theories of adult learning. Upon completion, students should be able to teach EMS courses and meet the North Carolina EMS requirements for instructor methodology.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 130 Pharmacology 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication administration and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include medical terminology, pharmacological concepts, weights, measures, drug calculations, vascular access for fluids and medication administration and legislation. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately calculate drug dosages, properly administer medications, and demonstrate general knowledge of pharmacology.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 131 Advanced Airway Management 2 (1-2) Spring

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to provide advanced airway management techniques and is required for paramedic certification. Topics must meet current guidelines for advanced airway management in the pre-hospital setting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly utilize all airway adjuncts and pharmacology associated with airway control and maintenance.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 140 Rescue Scene Management 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces rescue scene management. Topics include response to hazardous material conditions, incident command, and extrication of patients from a variety of situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage rescue operations based upon initial and follow-up scene assessment.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 150 Emergency Vehicles & EMS Comm 2 (1-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the principles governing emergency vehicles, maintenance of emergency vehicles, and EMS communication equipment. Topics include applicable motor vehicle laws affecting emergency vehicle operation, defensive driving, collision avoidance techniques, communication systems, and information management systems. Upon completion, students should have a basic knowledge of emergency vehicles, maintenance, and communication needs.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 160 Cardiology I 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, electrophysiology, and rhythm interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and interpret rhythms.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 210 Adv. Patient Assessment 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course covers advanced patient assessment techniques and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include initial assessment, medical-trauma history, field impression, complete physical exam process, on-going assessment, and documentation skills. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic communication skills and record and report collected patient data.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 220 Cardiology II 3 (2-3) Summer

Prerequisite: EMS-122S, EMS-130S, and EMS-160S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an in-depth study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include assessment and treatment of cardiac emergencies, cardiac pharmacology, and patient care. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the cardiac patient.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 221 EMS Clinical Practicum II 2 (0-0-6) Summer

Prerequisite: EMS-121S or EMS-122S

Corequisite: None

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on increasing the proficiency of students' skills and abilities in patient assessments and the delivery of care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in advanced-level patient care.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 231 EMS Clinical Pract III 3 (0-0-9) Fall

Prerequisite: EMS-221S

Corequisite: None

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the students' skills and abilities in providing advanced-level care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in advanced-level patient care.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 235 EMS Management 2 (2-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course stresses the principles of managing a modern emergency medical service system. Topics include structure and function of municipal governments, EMS grantsmanship, finance, regulatory agencies, system management, legal issues, and other topics relevant to the EMS manager. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the principles of managing emergency medical service delivery systems.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 240 Patients W/ Special Challenges 2 (1-2) Fall

Prerequisite: EMS-122S and EMS-130S

Corequisite: None

This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of interacting with patients with special challenges and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate intervention and interaction for neglected, abused, terminally ill, chronically ill, technology assisted, bariatric, physically challenged, mentally challenged, or assaulted patients as well as behavioral emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage the care of patients with special challenges.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 241 EMS Clinical Practicum IV 4 (0-0-12) Spring

Prerequisite: EMS-231S

Corequisite: None

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on mastering the skills/competencies required of the paramedic providing advanced-level care. Upon completion, students should be able to provide advanced-level patient care as an entry-level paramedic.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 243 Wilderness EMT 2 (1-2) AND

Prerequisite: EMS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an overview of emergency care when separated from definitive care by distance, time, or circumstance. Topics include principles of long-term patient care, wilderness patient assessment system, medical and environmental emergencies, medication administration, modified CPR, and spine management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to gain Wilderness-EMT certification.(2012 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 250 Medical Emergencies 4 (3-3) Fall

Prerequisite: EMS-122S and EMS-130S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate interventions/treatments for disorders/diseases/injuries affecting the following systems: respiratory, neurological, abdominal/gastrointestinal, endocrine, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and immunological as well as toxicology, infectious diseases and diseases of the eyes, ears, nose and throat. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, assess and manage the care of frequently encountered medical conditions based upon initial patient assessment.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 260 Trauma Emergencies 2 (1-3) Summer

Prerequisite: EMS-122S and EMS-130S

Corequisite: None

This course provides in-depth study of trauma including pharmacological interventions for conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include an overview of thoracic, abdominal, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurological, and multi-system trauma, soft tissue trauma of the head, neck, and face as well as environmental emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient assessment and should adhere to standards of care.(2014 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 270 Life Span Emergencies 4 (3-3) Fall

Prerequisite: EMS-122S and EMS-130S

Corequisite: None

This course covers medical/ethical/legal issues and the spectrum of age-specific emergencies from conception through death required for paramedic certification. Topics include gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies and pharmacological therapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and treat age-specific emergencies.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 280 EMS Bridging Course 3 (2-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to provide currently credentialed state or national Paramedic students with the most current education trends in Paramedic Practice. Emphasis is placed on transitions in healthcare. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate emerging trends in pre-hospital care.(2019 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EMS 285 EMS Capstone 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: EMS-220S, EMS-250S, EMS-260S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity to demonstrate problem-solving skills as a team leader in simulated patient scenarios and is required for paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, integration of didactic and psychomotor skills, and effective performance in simulated emergency situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and appropriately respond to a variety of EMS-related events.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 002 Transition English 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: ACA-090L

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational English content in specific areas and will include developing a growth mindset. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in college-level English. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in their gateway level English courses by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 011 Writing and Inquiry Support 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: ENG-111L

This course is designed to support students in the development of skills necessary for success in ENG 111 by complementing, supporting, and reinforcing ENG 111 Student Learning Outcomes. Emphasis is placed on developing a growth mindset, expanding skills for use in active reading and writing processes, recognizing organizational relationships within texts from a variety of genres and formats, and employing appropriate technology when reading and composing texts. Upon completion, students should be able to apply active reading strategies to college-level texts and produce unified, well-developed writing using standard written English.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002S or BSP-4002S

Corequisite: ENG-011S

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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • English Composition Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • English Composition Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: None

This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • English Composition Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
  • English Composition Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 125 Creative Writing I 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: 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.(2001 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 126 Creative Writing II 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-125S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed as a workshop approach for advancing imaginative and literary skills. Emphasis is placed on the discussion of style, techniques, and challenges for first publications. Upon completion, students should be able to submit a piece of their writing for publication.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 131 Introduction to Literature 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 231 American Literature I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 232 American Literature II 3 (3-0) Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 241 British Literature I 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 242 British Literature II 3 (3-0) Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 261 World Literature I 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from their literary beginnings 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 262 World Literature II 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENG 273 African-American Literature 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-112S or ENG-114S

Corequisite: None

This course provides a survey of the development of African-American literature from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical and cultural context, themes, literary traditions, and backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected texts.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
ENV 226 Environmental Law 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers federal laws and acts concerning environmental quality standards and the use of resources, legal procedures for enforcing laws, and problems concerning enforcement. Emphasis is placed on environmental law basics, water quality laws, air quality laws, waste disposal laws, and biological resource protection laws. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of federal/state environmental laws and their importance to the protection of environmental quality.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
EPT 140 Emergency Management 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Topics include organizing for emergency management, coordinating for community resources, public sector liability, and the roles of government agencies at all levels. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive emergency management and the integrated emergency management system.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 120 Intro to Fire Protection 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an overview of the development, methods, systems and regulations that apply to the fire protection field. Topics include history, evolution, statistics, suppression, organizations, careers, curriculum, and related subjects. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the fire protection field.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 124 Fire Prevention & Public Ed 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces fire prevention concepts as they relate to community and industrial operations referenced in NFPA standard 101. Topics include the development and maintenance of fire prevention programs, educational programs, and inspection programs. Upon completion, students should be able to research, develop, and present a fire safety program to a citizens or industrial group.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 132 Building Construction 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the principles and practices reference in NFPA standard 220 related to various types of building construction,including residential and commercial, as impacted by fire conditions. Topics include types of construction and related elements, fire resistive aspects of construction materials, building codes, collapse, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and recognize various types of construction and their positive or negative aspects as related to fire conditions.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 136 Inspections & Codes 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the fundamentals of fire and building codes and procedures to conduct an inspection referenced in NFPA standard 1730. Topics include review of fire and building codes, writing inspection reports, identifying hazards, plan reviews, site sketches, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct a fire code compliance inspection and produce a written report.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 152 Fire Protection Law 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers fire protection law as referenced in NFPA standard 1. Topics include legal terms, contracts, liability, review of case histories, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss laws, codes, and ordinances as they relate to fire protection.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 220 Fire Fighting Strategies 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides preparation for command of initial incident operations involving emergencies within both the public and private sector referenced in NFPA standards 1561, 1710, and 1720. Topics include incident management, fire-ground tactics and strategies, incident safety, and command/control of emergency operations. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the initial incident system as it relates to operations involving various emergencies in fire and non-fire situations.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 224 Fire Instructor I & II 4 (4-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to train others in fire service operations. Topics include planning, presenting, and evaluating lesson plans, learning styles, use of media, communication, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the requirements of the Fire Instructor I and II objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 228 Local Govt Finance 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces local governmental financial principles and practices. Topics include budget preparation and justification, revenue policies, statutory requirements, audits, and the economic climate. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend the importance of finance as it applies to the operations of a department.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 230 Chem of Hazardous Mat I 5 (5-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the evaluation of hazardous materials referenced in NFPA standard 1072. Topics include use of the periodic table, hydrocarbon derivatives, placards and labels, parameters of combustion, and spill and leak mitigation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the chemical behavior of hazardous materials.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 232 Hydraulics & Water Dist 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the flow of fluids through fire hoses, nozzles, appliances, pumps, standpipes, water mains, and other devices reference in NFPA standard 25. Emphasis is placed on supply and delivery systems, fire flow testing, hydraulic calculations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform hydraulic calculations, conduct water availability tests, and demonstrate knowledge of water distribution systems.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 240 Fire Service Supervision 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers supervisory skills and practices in the fire protection field. Topics include the supervisor's job, supervision skills, the changing work environment, managing change, organizing for results, discipline and grievances, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of effective fire service supervision, meeting elements of NFPA 1021.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 256 Munic Public Relations 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is a general survey of municipal public relations and their effect on the governmental process referenced in NFPA standard 1035. Topics include principles of public relations, press releases, press conferences, public information officers, image surveys, and the effects of perceived service on fire protection delivery. Upon completion, students should be able to manage public relations functions of organizations which meet elements of NFPA 1021 for Fire Officer I and II.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FIP 276 Managing Fire Services 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an overview of fire department operative services referenced in NFPA standard 1021. Topics include finance, staffing, equipment, code enforcement,management information, specialized services, legal issues, planning, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand concepts and apply fire department management and operations principles.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FRE 111 Elementary French I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the French 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 French and demonstrate cultural awareness.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FRE 112 Elementary French II 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: FRE-111S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of FRE 111 focusing on the fundamental elements of the French 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 French and demonstrate further cultural awareness.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FRE 211 Intermediate French I 3 (3-0) Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: FRE-112S

Corequisite: None

This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
FRE 212 Intermediate French II 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: FRE-211S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of FRE 211. Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
GEL 111 Geology 4 (3-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic landforms 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.F.A.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Other Gen. Ed. And Premajor Elective course for A.E.
  • Natural Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
GIS 111 Introduction to GIS 3 (2-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the hardware and software components of a Geographic Information System and reviews GIS applications. Topics include data structures and basic functions, methods of data capture and sources of data, and the nature and characteristics of spatial data and objects. Upon completion, students should be able to identify GIS hardware components, typical operations, products/applications, and differences between database models and between raster and vector systems.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
GRA 151 Computer Graphics I 2 (1-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the use of hardware and software for production and design in graphic arts. Topics include graphical user interface and current industry uses such as design, layout, typography, illustration, and imaging for production. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use the computer as a fundamental design and production tool.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
GRD 167 Photographic Imaging I 3 (1-4) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic camera operations and photographic production. Topics include subject composition, depth of field, shutter control, light control, color, photo-finishing, and digital imaging, correction and output. Upon completion, students should be able to produce traditional and/or digital photographic prints with acceptable technical and compositional quality.(2006 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HEA 112 First Aid & CPR 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basics of emergency first aid treatment. Topics include rescue breathing, CPR, first aid for choking and bleeding, and other first aid procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in providing emergency care for the sick and injured until medical help can be obtained.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 110 Exercise Science 4 (4-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course is a survey of scientific principles, methodologies, and research as applied to exercise and physical adaptations to exercise. Topics include the basic elements of kinesiology, biomechanics, and motor learning. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and describe physiological responses and adaptations to exercise.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 111 Fitness & Exer Testing I 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the student to graded exercise testing. Topics include various exercise testing protocols with methods for prescribing exercise programs based on exercise tolerance tests and the use of various equipment and protocols. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct specific exercise tests and the use of various equipment.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 116 Pvnt & Care Exer Injuries 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides information about the care and prevention of exercise injuries. Topics include proper procedures, prevention techniques, and on-site care of injuries. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent and care for exercise related injuries.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 118 Fitness Facility Mgmt 4 (4-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides information about the management and operation of health and fitness facilities and programs. Topics include human resources, sales and marketing, member retention, financial management, facility design and maintenance, and risk management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage a fitness facility.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 120 Group Exer Instruction 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: HFS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the concepts and guidelines of instructing exercise classes. Topics include program designs, working with special populations, and principles of teaching and monitoring physical activity. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic skills in instructing an exercise class and monitoring workout intensity.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 210 Personal Training 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: HFS-110S and HFS-111S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the student to the aspects of personal (one-on-one) training. Topics include training systems, marketing, and program development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate personal training techniques and competencies of same.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 212 Exercise Programming 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: HFS-110S

Corequisite: None

This course provides information about organizing, scheduling, and implementation of physical fitness programs. Topics include programming for various age groups, competitive activities and special events, and evaluating programs. Upon completion, students should be able to organize and implement exercise activities in a competent manner.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 214 Health and Fitness Law 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to build a greater awareness and understanding of laws and legal issues encountered in the health and fitness industry. Topics include federal/state regulations, historical/current practices, risk management, torts, employment, discrimination, contracts, waivers, health/fitness screening, client confidentiality, facility safety, equipment liability, and emergency procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the legal system to prevent or minimize liability in a fitness setting.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HFS 218 Lifestyle Chng & Wellness 4 (3-2) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces health risk appraisals and their application to lifestyle changes. Topics include nutrition, weight control, stress management, and the principles of exercise. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct health risk appraisals and apply behavior modification techniques in a fitness setting.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 121 Western Civilization I 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 122 Western Civilization II 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 131 American History I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 132 American History II 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S., and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 151 Hispanic Civilization 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course surveys the cultural history of Spain and its impact on the New World. Topics include Spanish and Latin American culture, literature, religion, and the arts. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the cultural history of Spain and Latin America.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HIS 221 African-American History 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Social/Behavioral Science Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 112 Landscape Design I 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: HOR-160L; MAT-110L, MAT-121L, MAT-143L, MAT-152L, or MAT-171L

Corequisite: None

This course covers landscape principles and practices for residential and commercial sites. Emphasis is placed on drafting, site analysis, and common elements of good design, plant material selection, and proper plant utilization (encouraged use of native plants and discouraged use of invasive species). Upon completion, students should be able to read plans and draft a landscape design according to sustainable practices.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 114 Landscape Construction 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-110L, MAT-121L, MAT-143L, MAT-152L, or MAT-171L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the design and fabrication of landscape structures/features. Emphasis is placed on safety, tool identification and use, material selection, construction techniques, and fabrication. Upon completion, students should be able to design and construct common landscape structures/features.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 134 Greenhouse Operations 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the principles and procedures involved in the operation and maintenance of greenhouse facilities. Emphasis is placed on the operation of greenhouse systems, including the environmental control, record keeping, scheduling, and production practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to operate greenhouse systems and facilities to produce greenhouse crops.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 142 Fruit & Vegetable Prod 2 (1-2) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the principles and techniques of growing fruits and field-grown vegetables. Topics include site selection, proper varietal selection, nutritional values, cultural techniques, harvesting and marketing, and insect and disease control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles related to the production of selected fruits and vegetables.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 160 Plant Materials I 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers identification, culture, characteristics, and use of plants in a sustainable landscape. Emphasis is placed on nomenclature, identification, growth requirements, cultural requirements, soil preferences, and landscape applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the proper selection and utilization of plant materials, including natives and invasive plants.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 161 Plant Materials II 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: HOR-160L

Corequisite: None

This course provides a supplementary opportunity to cover identification, culture, characteristics, and use of plants in a sustainable landscape, giving students a broader knowledge of available landscape plants for utilization in landscapes and plant production. Emphasis is placed on nomenclature, identification, growth requirements, cultural requirements, soil preferences, landscape applications and expansion of the plant palette. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the proper selection and utilization of plant materials, including natives and invasive plants.2015 FA

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 164 Hort Pest Management 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: TRF-110L and HOR-160L

Corequisite: None

This course covers the identification and management of plant pests including insects, diseases, and weeds. Topics include pest identification and beneficial organisms, pesticide application safety and use of least toxic methods of management. Upon completion, students should be able to manage common landscape pests using least toxic methods of control and be prepared to sit for North Carolina Commercial Pesticide Ground Applicators license.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 166 Soils & Fertilizers 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-110L, MAT-121L, MAT-143L, MAT-152L, or MAT-171L

Corequisite: None

This course covers the physical and chemical properties of soils and soil fertility and management. Topics include soil formation classification physical, chemical, and biological properties (including microorganisms) testing and fertilizer application. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, evaluate, and properly amend soils/media according to sustainable practices.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 168 Plant Propagation 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: HOR-160L, LSG-111L

Corequisite: None

This course is a study of sexual and asexual reproduction of plants. Emphasis is placed on seed propagation, grafting, stem and root propagation, micro-propagation, and other propagation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully propagate ornamental plants.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 213 Landscape Design II 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: HOR-112S, HOR-161L

Corequisite: None

This course covers residential and commercial landscape design, cost analysis, and installation. Emphasis is placed on job cost estimates, installation of the landscape design, and maintenance techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to read landscape design blueprints, develop cost estimates, and implement the design.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 215 Landscape Irrigation 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: HOR-160L, LSG-111L, TRF-110L; MAT-110L, MAT-121L, MAT-143L, MAT-152L or MAT-171L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic irrigation design, layout, and installation. Topics include site analysis, components of irrigation systems, safety, types of irrigation systems, and installation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to design and install basic landscape irrigation systems.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 225 Nursery Production 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: HOR-161L

Corequisite: None

This course covers all aspects of nursery crop production. Emphasis is placed on field production and covers soils, nutrition, irrigation, pest control, and harvesting. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a marketable nursery crop.(2009 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 235 Greenhouse Production 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: HOR-134L

Corequisite: None

This course covers the production of greenhouse crops. Emphasis is placed on product selection and production based on market needs and facility availability, including record keeping. Upon completion, students should be able to select and make production schedules to successfully produce greenhouse crops.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 257 Arboriculture Practices 2 (1-3) Spring

Prerequisite: HOR-160L

Corequisite: None

This course covers the culture and maintenance of trees and shrubs. Topics include fertilization, pruning, approved climbing techniques, pest control, and equipment use and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to properly prune trees and shrubs and perform arboricultural practices.(2013 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HOR 265 Advanced Plant Materials 2 (1-2) Summer

Prerequisite: HOR-161L

Corequisite: None

This course covers important landscape plants. Emphasis is placed on identification, plant nomenclature, growth characteristics, cultural requirements, and landscape uses. Upon completion, studentsshould be able to correctly select plants for specific landscape uses.(2001 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HRM 220 Cost Control-Food & Bev 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces controls and accounting procedures as applied to costs in the hospitality industry. Topics include reports, cost control, planning and forecasting, control systems, financial statements, operational efficiencies, labor controls and scheduling. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of food, beverage, and labor cost control systems for operational troubleshooting and problem solving.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HRM 230 Club & Resort Management 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces specific principles of managing a hospitality operation in a resort or club setting. Topics include operational efficiencies, resort and club marketing, recreational and sport activity management, and retail management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the specialized skills involved in resort and club management.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HRM 245 Human Resource Mgmt-Hosp 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course introduces a systematic approach to human resource management in the hospitality industry. Topics include training/development, staffing, selection, hiring, recruitment, evaluation, benefit administration, employee relations, labor regulations/laws, discipline, motivation, productivity, shift management, contract employees and organizational culture. Upon completion, students should be able to apply human resource management skills for the hospitality industry.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HRM 275 Leadership-Hospitality 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces leadership traits, styles, and the roles and responsibilities of successful hospitality leaders while developing the student?s personal leadership skills. Topics include formal and informal hospitality leadership defining effective and ineffective leadership behavior and leadership organizational change and planning within the hospitality industry. Upon completion, students will be able to apply appropriate leadership actions in real-world situations ranging from local to global hospitality environments.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 110 Technology and Society 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective course for A.E.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002S or BSP-4002S

Corequisite: 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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 120 Cultural Studies 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the distinctive features of a particular culture. Topics include art, history, music, literature, politics, philosophy, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to appreciate the unique character of the study culture.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 122 Southern Culture 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides an in-depth study of myths and legends. Topics include the varied sources of myths and their influence on the individual and society within diverse cultural contexts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general familiarity with myths and a broad-based understanding of the influence of myths and legends on modern culture.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 150 American Women's Studies 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides an inter-disciplinary study of the history, literature, and social roles of American women from Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on women's roles as reflected in American language usage, education, law, the workplace, and mainstream culture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze the roles of women as reflected in various cultural forms.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 160 Introduction to Film 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: ENG-111L

Corequisite: 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.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 161 Advanced Film Studies 3 (2-2) AND

Prerequisite: HUM-160S

Corequisite: None

This course provides an advanced study of film art and production, building on skills learned in HUM 160. Topics include advanced film production techniques, film genres, examination of master directors' styles, and the relation of film to culture. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and critically analyze advanced elements of film production.(2002 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 170 The Holocaust 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides a survey of the destruction of European Jewry by the Nazis during World War II. Topics include the anti-Semitic ideology, bureaucratic structures, and varying conditions of European occupation and domination under the Third Reich. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the historical, social, religious, political, and economic factors which cumulatively resulted in the Holocaust.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 180 Internat Cultural Explor 3 (2-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides a framework for students to visit, examine, and analyze a country/region outside the United States to learn about the place and people. Emphasis is placed on the distinctive cultural characteristics of a country or region. Upon completion, students should be able to identify similarities/differences, analyze causes/effects, and clearly articulate the impact of one or more cultural elements.(2009 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 211 Humanities I 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the humanities as a record in literature, music, art, history, religion, and philosophy of humankind's answers to the fundamental questions of existence. Emphasis is placed on the interconnectedness of various aspects of cultures from ancient through early modern times. Upon completion, students should be able to identify significant figures and cultural contributions of the periods studied.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 212 Humanities II 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the humanities as a record in literature, music, art, history, religion, and philosophy of humankind's answers to the fundamental questions of existence. Emphasis is placed on the interconnectedness of various aspects of cultures from early modern times to the present. Upon completion, students should be able to identify significant figures and cultural contributions of the periods studied.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 220 Human Values and Meaning 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: None

This course presents some major dimensions of human experience as reflected in art, music, literature, philosophy, and history. Topics include the search for identity, the quest for knowledge, the need for love, the individual and society, and the meaning of life. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize interdisciplinary connections and distinguish between open and closed questions and between narrative and scientific models of understanding.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
HUM 230 Leadership Development 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-111S

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LDD 112 Intro Light-Duty Diesel 3 (2-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the history, evolution, basic design and operational parameters for light-duty diesel (LDD) engines used in on-road applications. Topics include familiarization with the light-duty diesel, safety procedures, engine service and maintenance procedures, and introduction to combustion and emission chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the design and operation of the LDD, perform basic service operations, and demonstrate proper safety procedures.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LDD 181 Ldd Fuel Systems 4 (2-6) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the light-duty diesel fuel delivery systems in on-road applications including hydraulic electronically controlled unit injectors, common-rail, mechanical pumps, and emerging technologies. Topics include diesel combustion theory, fuel system components, electronic and mechanical controls, and fuel types and chemistries that are common to the light-duty diesel engines. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills necessary to inspect, test, and replace fuel delivery components using appropriate service information and tools.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LSG 111 Basic Landscape Technique 2 (2-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic principles essential to sustainable landscape gardening. Topics include soils, propagation, watering, fertilizing, pruning, pest control, and planting. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic sustainable gardening techniques essential to maintaining a sustainable landscape.(2013 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LSG 121 Fall Gardening Lab 2 (0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: LSG-111L

This course provides basic hands-on experience in fall gardening techniques. Emphasis is placed on pruning, irrigation, planting, fertilizing, pest control, equipment operation, and turf maintenance. Upon completion, students should be able to perform various techniques essential to maintaining the fall landscape.(2001 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LSG 122 Spring Gardening Lab 2 (0-6) Spring

Prerequisite: LSG-121L

Corequisite: None

This course provides familiarization with basic gardening techniques by performing practical hands-on exercises required for the spring season. Emphasis is placed on pruning, irrigation, planting, fertilizing, pest control, equipment operation, turf maintenance, and landscape construction. Upon completion, students should be able to satisfactorily perform various practices essential to maintaining the landscape in the spring season.(2001 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LSG 123 Summer Gardening Lab 2 (0-6) Summer

Prerequisite: LSG-122L

Corequisite: None

This course provides basic hands-on experience in summer gardening techniques. Emphasis is placed on pruning, irrigation, planting, fertilizing, pest control, equipment operation, turf maintenance, landscape construction, and maintaining fruits and vegetables. Upon completion, students should be able to perform various techniques essential to maintaining the summer landscape.(2001 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LSG 231 Landscape Supervision 4 (2-6) Fall

Prerequisite: LSG-123S and HOR-161S

Corequisite: None

This course provides experience in planning, implementing, and supervising various landscape management projects. Emphasis is placed on supervisory skills, organizing, and scheduling. Upon completion, students should be able to supervise employees in various landscape management jobs.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
LSG 244 Advanced Issues/LSG 2 (2-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers advanced topics and issues in landscape gardening. Emphasis is placed on current issues, emerging technology, professional growth experiences, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of advanced topics and critically analyze issues in landscape gardening.(2008 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 003 Transition Math 3 (0-6) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: ACA-090L

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational math content in specific math areas and will include developing a growth mindset. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in mathematics. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in their gateway level math courses by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 010 Math Measurement & Literacy Su 1 (0-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MAT-110L

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational math content specific to Math Measurement & Literacy. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in mathematics. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in Math Measurement & Literacy by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 021 Algebra/Trigonometry I Support 2 (1-2) Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MAT-121L

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational math content specific to Algebra and Trigonometry I. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in mathematics. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in Algebra/Trigonometry I by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 043 Quantitative Literacy Support 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MAT-143L

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational math content specific to Quantitative Literacy. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in mathematics. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in Quantitative Literacy by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 052 Statistical Methods I Support 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MAT-152L

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational math content specific to Statistical Methods I. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in mathematics. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in Statistical Methods I by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 071 Precalculus Algebra Suppor 2 (0-4) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MAT-171L

This course provides an opportunity to customize foundational math content specific to Precalculus Algebra. Topics include developing the academic habits, learning strategies, social skills, and growth mindset necessary to be successful in mathematics. Upon completion, students should be able to build a stronger foundation for success in Precalculus Algebra by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies with emphasis placed on the most essential prerequisite knowledge.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: MAT-003S or BSP-4003S

Corequisite: MAT-010S

This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurement skills and mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for non-math 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.(2020 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 3 (2-2) Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003S or BSP-4003S, minimum grade P2S

Corequisite: MAT-021S

This course provides an integrated approach to technology and the skills required to manipulate, display, and interpret mathematical functions and formulas used in problem solving. Topics include the properties of plane and solid geometry, area and volume, and basic proportion applications simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic equations and inequalities and radical functions complex numbers right triangle trigonometry and systems of equations. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving, analyzing and communicating results.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003S or BSP-4003S; ENG-002S or BSP-4002S

Corequisite: MAT-043S

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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, and A.F.A.
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003S or BSP-4003S; ENG-002S or BSP-4002S

Corequisite: MAT-052S

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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.F.A. (visual arts and theatre)
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-003S or BSP-4003S, minimum grade P2S or MAT-121, minimum grade CS

Corequisite: MAT-071S

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.(2020 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.F.A. (visual arts and theatre), A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-171S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A. and A.A. Teacher Preparation
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 263 Brief Calculus 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-171S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A. and A.A. Teacher Preparation
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 271 Calculus I 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: MAT-172S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.E., A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A. and A.A. Teacher Preparation
  • A student may place directly into MAT 271 if the student has met at least one (1) of the following criteria within the past five (5) years:
  • 1. A score of 2 or higher on the AP Calculus AB Exam.
  • 2. A grade of C or higher in an AP Calculus course and an unweighted HS GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • 3. A score of 90 or higher on the ACCUPLACER College-Level Math (CLM) test.
  • 4. A score of 46 or higher on the trigonometry section of the ACT Compass Math Placement Test.
  • 5. A score of 580 or higher on the old (prior to March 2016) SAT Math and a grade of C or higher in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Pre-Calculus course or an equivalent course from another state.
  • 6. A score of 600 or higher on the new (March 2016 and beyond) SAT Math and a grade of C or higher in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Pre-Calculus course or an equivalent course from another state.
  • 6. A score of 600 or higher on the new (March 2016 and beyond) SAT Math and a grade of C or higher in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Pre-Calculus course or an equivalent course from another state.
  • 7. A score of 24 or higher on the ACT Math and a grade of C or higher in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Pre-Calculus course or an equivalent course from another state.
  • 8. A score of 560 or higher on the SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2.
  • 9. Local diagnostic exam or challenge exam which demonstrates proficiency in Pre-Calculus course(s) competencies.
  • 10. An unweighted HS GPA of 3.5 or higher and a grade of C or higher in the North Carolina Standard Course of Study Pre-Calculus course or an equivalent course from another state.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 272 Calculus II 4 (3-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-271S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.E., A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A. and A.A. Teacher Preparation
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 273 Calculus III 4 (3-2) Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-272S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to develop the topics of multivariate calculus. Emphasis is placed on multivariate functions, partial derivatives, multiple integration, solid analytical geometry, vector valued functions, and line and surface integrals. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding the solution to multivariate-related problems with and without technology.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Mathematics Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MAT 285 Differential Equations 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: MAT-272S, minimum grade CL

Corequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to topics involving ordinary differential equations. Emphasis is placed on the development of abstract concepts and applications for first-order and linear higher-order differential equations, systems of differential equations, numerical methods, series solutions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and LaPlace transforms. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of the theoretical concepts and select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to differential equations-related problems with and without technology.(2014 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective Hour course for A.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MED 120 Survey of Med Terminology 2 (2-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the vocabulary, abbreviations, and symbols used in the language of medicine. Emphasis is placed on building medical terms using prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define accepted medical terms.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: MED-121S

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: 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.(2015 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MKT 223 Customer Service 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course stresses the importance of customer relations in the business world. Emphasis is placed on learning how to respond to complex customer requirements and to efficiently handle stressful situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to handle customer relations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 110 Intro to MLT 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces all aspects of the medical laboratory profession. Topics include health care/laboratory organization, professional ethics, basic laboratory techniques, safety, quality assurance, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of laboratory operations and be able to perform basic laboratory skills.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 111 Urinalysis & Body Fluids 2 (1-3) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the laboratory analysis of urine and body fluids. Topics include physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of the urine and body fluids. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting urinalysis and body fluid tests.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 120 Hematology/Hemostasis I 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the theory and technology used in analyzing blood cells and the study of hemostasis. Topics include hematology, hemostasis, and related laboratory testing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension of hematology/hemostasis, perform diagnostic techniques, and correlate laboratory findings with disorders.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 126 Immunology and Serology 2 (1-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the immune system and response and basic concepts of antigens, antibodies, and their reactions. Emphasis is placed on basic principles of immunologic and serodiagnostic techniques and concepts of cellular and humoral immunity in health and disease. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension and application in performing and interpreting routine immunologic and serodiagnostic procedures.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 127 Transfusion Medicine 3 (2-3) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the blood group systems and their applications in transfusion medicine. Emphasis is placed on blood bank techniques including blood grouping and typing, pretransfusion testing, donor selection and processing, and blood component preparation and therapy. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension and application in performing/interpreting routine blood bank procedures and recognizing/resolving common problems.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 130 Clinical Chemistry I 4 (3-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the quantitative analysis of blood and body fluids and their variations in health and disease. Topics include clinical biochemistry, methodologies, instrumentation, and quality control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension of clinical chemistry, perform diagnostic techniques, and correlate laboratory findings with disorders.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 140 Intro to Microbiology 3 (2-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic techniques and safety procedures in clinical microbiology. Emphasis is placed on the morphology and identification of common pathogenic organisms, aseptic technique, staining techniques, and usage of common media. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting basic clinical microbiology procedures.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 215 Professional Issues 1 (1-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course surveys professional issues in preparation for career entry. Emphasis is placed on work readiness and theoretical concepts in microbiology, immunohematology, hematology, and clinical chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in career entry-level areas and be prepared for the national certification examination.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 220 Hematology/Hemostasis II 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the theories and techniques used in the advanced analysis of human blood cells and hemostasis. Emphasis is placed on the study of hematologic disorders, abnormal cell development and morphology, and related testing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a theoretical comprehension and application of abnormal hematology and normal and abnormal hemostasis.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 240 Special Clin Microbiology 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: MLT-140S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to introduce special techniques in clinical microbiology. Emphasis is placed on advanced areas in microbiology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting specialized clinical microbiology procedures.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 251 MLT Practicum I 1 (0-0-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 253 MLT Practicum I 3 (0-0-9) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 261 MLT Practicum II 1 (0-0-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 262 MLT Practicum II 2 (0-0-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 263 MLT Practicum II 3 (0-0-9) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MLT 273 MLT Practicum III 3 (0-0-9) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MTH 110 Fundamentals of Massage 10 (6-9-3) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: BIO-163L or BIO-165L

This course introduces concepts basic to the role of the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on beginning theory and techniques of body work as well as skill in therapeutic touch. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to apply basic practical massage therapy skills.(2008 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MTH 120 Ther Massage Applications 10 (6-9-3) Spring

Prerequisite: BIO-163L or BIO-165L; MTH-110S

Corequisite: BIO-166L (unless student completed BIO-163), ENG-111L

This course provides an expanded knowledge and skill base for the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on selected therapeutic approaches throughout the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to perform entry level therapeutic massage on various populations.(2008 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MTH 125 Ethics of Massage 2 (2-0) Summer

Prerequisite: MTH-110L

Corequisite: MTH-130L

This course is designed to explore issues related to the practice of massage therapy. Emphasis is placed on ethical, legal, professional, and political issues. Upon completion of this course the student should be able to discuss issues relating to the practice of massage therapy, client/therapist relationships as well as ethical issues.(2005 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MTH 130 Therapeutic Massage Mgmt 2 (2-0) Summer

Prerequisite: MTH-110S

Corequisite: MTH-125L

This course introduces the basic responsibilities in the development and administration of a professional massage therapy practice. Emphasis is placed on identifying successful practice management methods such as selecting a business structure, negotiating a contract/lease, developing a business/marketing plan, designing a massage space, differentiating spa from clinical practice, management of client/financial records and physician referral. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and manage a massage therapy practice.(2012 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MTH 210 Adv Skills of Massage 8 (4-9-3) Fall

Prerequisite: MTH-120S

Corequisite: None

This course provides knowledge and skills in diverse body work modalities in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on selected techniques such as Neuromuscular Therapy, Sports Massage, Soft Tissue Release, Spa Approaches, Oriental Therapies, and energy techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic skills in techniques covered.(2008 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MTH 220 Outcome-Based Massage 7 (4-6-3) Spring

Prerequisite: MTH-120S

Corequisite: WBL-111L

This course provides knowledge and skills in more complex body works modalities in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on developing advanced skills in outcome-based Massage. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic skills in techniques covered.(2008 SP)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 111 Fundamentals of Music 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is an introductory course for students with little or no music background. Emphasis is placed on music notation, rhythmic patterns, scales, key signatures, intervals, and chords. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the rudiments of music.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective Course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • UGETC course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation, A.E., A.F.A., A.S. and A.S. Teacher Preparation
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 121 Music Theory I 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MUS-125L

This course provides an introduction to the musical elements of melody, rhythm, and harmony. Emphasis is placed upon the interaction of these elements through fundamental analysis and an introduction to part writing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of melodic voice leading, rhythmic functions within simple and compound meters, and simple harmonic progressions.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 122 Music Theory II 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-121S

Corequisite: MUS-126L

This course provides a comprehensive study of diatonic harmony. Emphasis is placed on voice leading tasks, part writing, and analysis using various labeling systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate harmonic principles through four-voice part writing, recognize and label non-harmonic tones, analyze chords using Roman numerals, figured bass, and lead sheet symbols, and classify small-scale phrase structure and cadence types.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 125 Aural Skills I 1 (0-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MUS-121L

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals in aural skills. Emphasis is placed on the study of basic melodies, harmonies, and rhythms through sight singing and ear training. Upon completion, students should be able to identify diatonic intervals, scales, and chords and perform and dictate simple melodies and rhythmic patterns.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 126 Aural Skills II 1 (0-2) Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-125S

Corequisite: MUS-122L

This course provides a foundation in aural skills. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight singing and ear training skills in diatonic melody, diatonic harmonic progression, and rhythmic patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to fluently read music in treble and bass clefs utilize any solmization system while sight singing simple diatonic melodies identify elementary diatonic chord progressions perform rhythms in simple and compound meters and dictate diatonic melodic, diatonic harmonic, and advanced rhythmic patterns.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 131 Chorus I 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity to gain experience singing in a chorus. Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 132 Chorus II 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-131S

Corequisite: None

This course provides a continuation of studies begun in MUS 131. Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 133 Band I 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity for those who play a band instrument to gain experience playing in an ensemble. Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 134 Band II 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-133S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 133. Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 135 Jazz Ensemble I 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity for those who play an appropriate instrument to gain experience playing in a jazz ensemble. Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 136 Jazz Ensemble II 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-135S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 135. Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 137 Orchestra I 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity for those who play an orchestral instrument to gain experience playing in an ensemble. Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 138 Orchestra II 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-137S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 137. Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 141 Ensemble I 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides an opportunity to perform in any combination of instrumental, vocal, or keyboard groups of two or more. Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 142 Ensemble II 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-141S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 141. Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 151 Class Music I 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides group instruction in skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice for those with little or no previous experience. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 152 Class Music II 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-151S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 151. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 161 Applied Music I 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MUS-121L

This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective Course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 162 Applied Music II 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-161S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 161. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective Course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 210 History of Rock Music 3 (3-0) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2003 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A., A.A. Teacher Preparation and A.S.
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Gen. Ed. course for A.A.S. and A.G.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 221 Music Theory III 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: MUS-122S

Corequisite: MUS-225L

This course provides a comprehensive study of chromatic harmony. Emphasis is placed on advanced voice leading tasks, part writing, and analysis of chord progressions, modulations, and large-scale forms. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, notate, and analyze an array of chromatic chords, recognize the function and movement of chromatic harmonies, identify modulatory procedures, analyze formal structures including, but not limited to, binary, ternary, sonata, and rondo.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 222 Music Theory IV 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-221S

Corequisite: MUS-226L

This course provides an advanced study of chromatic harmony, scale systems, and an introduction to twentieth-century music. Emphasis is placed on advanced part writing and analysis of chromatic harmony and basic twentieth-century compositional and analytical techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze complex chord progressions, advanced modulations, and elemental serial procedures build an array of synthetic scales and identify characteristics of twentieth-century topics including, but not limited to, atonality, serialism, minimalism, indeterminacy, and electronic music.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 225 Aural Skills III 1 (0-2) Fall

Prerequisite: MUS-126S

Corequisite: MUS-221L

This course provides advanced aural skills training in diatonicism and basic aural skills training in chromaticism. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight singing and ear training skills in complex rhythmic patterns, diatonic melodies and harmonies, and basic chromaticism. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize any solmization system while sight singing diatonic melodies with functional and non-functional chromaticism, fluently read music in multiple clefs in addition to treble and bass, identify modulations, perform complex rhythmic patterns in various meters, and dictate tonal melodies and harmonies including chromaticism.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 226 Aural Skills IV 1 (0-2) Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-225S

Corequisite: MUS-222L

This course provides advanced aural skills training in diatonicism and chromaticism. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight singing and ear training skills in chromatic melodies, chromatic harmonies, and complex rhythmic patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize any solmization system while sight singing melodies containing significant chromaticism fluently read music in multiple clefs, including treble, bass, alto, and tenor perform and dictate rhythmic patterns in irregular and changing meters and dictate diatonic and chromatic melodies and harmonic progressions.(2018 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 231 Chorus III 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-132S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 132. Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 232 Chorus IV 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-231S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 231. Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 233 Band III 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-134S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 134. Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 234 Band IV 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-233S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 233. Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 235 Jazz Ensemble III 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-136S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 136. Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 236 Jazz Ensemble IV 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-235S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 235. Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 237 Orchestra III 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-138S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 138. Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 238 Orchestra IV 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-237S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 237. Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 241 Ensemble III 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-142S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 142. Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 242 Ensemble IV 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-241S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 241. Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of styles of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 251 Class Music III 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-152S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 152. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 252 Class Music IV 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-251S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 251. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 261 Applied Music III 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-162S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 162. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective Course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 262 Applied Music IV 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-261S

Corequisite: None

This course is a continuation of MUS 261. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.(1999 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective Course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 271 Music History I 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: MUS-122S

Corequisite: None

This course is the first of a two-semester, in-depth study of music history. Emphasis is placed on the history and literature of music from Antiquity through the Baroque Period. Upon completion, students should be able to trace important musical developments and demonstrate an understanding of the composers' styles.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
MUS 272 Music History II 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: MUS-271S

Corequisite: None

This course is the second of a two-semester, in-depth study of music history. Emphasis is placed on the history and literature of music from the Classical Period to the present. Upon completion, students should be able to trace important musical developments and demonstrate an understanding of the composers' styles.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NAS 101 Nurse Aide I 6 (3-4-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course includes basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care, the aging process, communication, safety/emergencies, infection prevention, legal and ethical issues, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care/rehabilitation, dementia, mental health and end-of-life care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and be eligible to test for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry.(2015 SP) This is a certificate-level course.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NAS 102 Nurse Aide II 6 (3-2-6) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: NAS-101S; ENG-002L or BSP-4002L

Corequisite: None

This course provides training in Nurse Aide II tasks. Emphasis is placed on the role of the Nurse Aide II, sterile technique and specific tasks such as urinary catheterization, wound care, respiratory procedures, ostomy care, peripheral IV assistive activities, and alternative feeding methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and safe performance of skills necessary to be eligible for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide II Registry.(2015 SP) This is a certificate-level course.

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NET 125 Introduction to Networks 3 (1-4) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. Topics include introduction to the principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NET 126 Switching and Routing 3 (1-4) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in small networks and introduces wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. Emphasis is placed on configuring and troubleshooting routers and switches for advanced functionality using security best practices and resolving common network issues utilizing both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. Upon completion, students should be able to configure VLANs and Inter-VLAN routing applying security best practices, troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing on Layer 3 devices, configure redundancy on a switched network using STP and EtherChannel, configure WLANs using a WLC and L2 security best practices and configure IPv4 and IPv6 static routing on routers.(2021 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NET 225 Enterprise Networking 3 (1-4) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to cover the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. Emphasis is placed on configuring, troubleshooting, and securing enterprise network devices and understanding how application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation. Upon completion, students should be able to configure link state routing protocols, implement ACLs to filter traffic and secure administrative access, configure NAT services on the router to provide address scalability, explain techniques to provide address scalability and secure remote access for WAN, and explain how automation affects evolving networks.(2021 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3 (2-2) Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course develops the necessary skills for students to develop both GUI and command line skills for using and customizing a Linux workstation. Topics include Linux file system and access permissions, GNOME Interface, VI editor, X Window System expression pattern matching, I/O redirection, network and printing utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to customize and use Linux systems for command line requirements and desktop productivity roles.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2016 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NOS 230 Windows Administration I 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2014 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 8 (4-6-6) Fall

Prerequisite: ENG-002 w/P2L, BSP-4002 w/P2L or ENG-011L; MAT-003 w/P2L, BSP-4003 w/P2L, MAT-021L, MAT-043L, MAT-052L or MAT-071L;

Corequisite: BIO-165L, PSY-150L, ENG-111L

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.(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts 5 (3-0-6) Spring

Prerequisite: NUR-111S; BIO-165L, PSY-150L, ENG-111L; all minimum grade C

Corequisite: BIO-166L, ENG-112L or ENG-114L

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.(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 5 (3-0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: NUR-111S, NUR-112L, NUR-114L, NUR-211L, BIO-165L, BIO-166L, PSY-150L, PSY-241L, ENG-111L, ENG-112L or ENG-114L; all minimum grade C

Corequisite: BIO-275L, SOC-210L

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.(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts 5 (3-0-6) Summer

Prerequisite: NUR-111S, NUR-112L, NUR-211L, BIO-165L, BIO-166L, PSY-150L, ENG-111L, ENG-112L or ENG-114L; all minimum grade C

Corequisite: PSY-241L

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.(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts 5 (3-0-6) Spring

Prerequisite: NUR-111S, NUR-112L, BIO-165L, PSY-150L, ENG-111L; all minimum grade C

Corequisite: BIO-166L, ENG-112L or ENG-114L

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.(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 212 Health System Concepts 5 (3-0-6) Fall

Prerequisite: NUR-111S, NUR-112L, NUR-114L, NUR-211L, BIO-165L, BIO-166L, PSY-150L, PSY-241L, ENG-111L, ENG-112L or ENG-114L; all minimum grade C

Corequisite: BIO-275L, SOC-210L

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(2009 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 10 (4-3-15) Spring

Prerequisite: NUR-111S, NUR-112SC-LP, NUR-113SC-LP, NUR-114SC-LP, NUR-211SC-LP, NUR-212SC-LP, BIO-165L, BIO-166L, PSY-150L, PSY-241L, ENG-111L, ENG-112L or ENG-114L, BIO-275L, SOC-210L; all minimum grade C

Corequisite: ART-111L, ART-114L, ART-115L, MUS-110L, MUS-112L, HUM-115L, PHI-215L or PHI-240L

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.(2011 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
NUR 214 Nsg Transition Concepts 4 (3-0-3) Spring

Prerequisite: ENG-111L, BIO-165L, PSY-150L

Corequisite: BIO-166L, ENG-112L or ENG-114L

This course is designed to introduce concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing as the LPN transitions to the ADN role. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including evidenced-based practice, quality improvement, communication, safety, interdisciplinary team, clinical decision-making, informatics, assessment, caring, and health-wellness-illness. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.(2009 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 113 Intro to Diseases of Eye 2 (2-0) Fall

Prerequisite: OPH-150S, OPH-151S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces common external and internal diseases of the eye and orbital region. Topics include common patient complaints, ocular emergencies, triage procedures and common ocular conditions and disorders. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify most common ocular diseases and determine appropriate emergency management of acute ocular problems.(2018 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 114 Basic Ophthalmic Pharma. 2 (2-0) Spring

Prerequisite: OPH-150S, OPH-151S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces and compares drug delivery systems. Topics include the use of diagnostic agents and various classes of drugs commonly used in ophthalmic practices. Upon completion, the students should administer and record topical and oral medications at the physician's direction.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 115 Ophthalmic Clin Proc I 2 (1-2) Fall

Prerequisite: OPH-150S, OPH-151S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic clinical procedures for the ophthalmic practice. Topics include telephone triage and basic procedures commonly used in the preliminary examination of patients. Topics include basic procedures commonly used in the preliminary examination of patients. Upon completion, the student should be able to perform basic administrative tasks and perform basic procedures commonly used in patient examinations.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 116 Ophtha Med Assist Pract I 6 (0-0-18) Fall

Prerequisite: OPH-150S, OPH-151S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces ophthalmic patient care procedures. Topics include interpersonal skills with patients, work and legal ethics, confidentiality, clinical appearance and performance. Upon completion, the student will be able to demonstrate competence and efficiency in basic clinical skills.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 117 Ophthalmic Clin Proc II 2 (1-2) Spring

Prerequisite: OPH-115S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces more intermediate clinical procedures for the ophthalmic practice. Topics include coding and testing associated with the treatment of glaucoma, cataracts and refractive errors. Upon completion, the student should understand coding for ophthalmic procedures and perform more intermediate clinical procedures.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 118 Ophthalmic Patient Care 2 (2-0) Spring

Prerequisite: OPH-150S, OPH-151S

Corequisite: None

This course is an overview of the care of the opthalmic patient. Topics include systemic diseases in the eye, review of first aid, emergency equipment and supplies, infection control, identification and sterilization of minor surgical equipment, and aseptic technique. Upon completion, the students should be able to apply these principles in their interactions with patients.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 119 Ophtha Optics & Basic Refract 2 (2-0) Fall

Prerequisite: OPH-150S, OPH-151S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic theoretical and clinical optics. Topics include interaction of light and lenses, refractive states of the eye, and principles of retinoscopy and refractometry. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate physical and geometric optics, and basic refractometry techniques.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 120 Ophtha Med Assist Pract II 6 (0-0-18) Spring

Prerequisite: OPH-116S

Corequisite: None

This course provides additional clinical experience in ophthalmic patient care procedures. Topics include interpersonal skills with patients, work and legal ethics, confidentiality, appearance and performance. Upon completion, the student will be able to perform basic and intermediate clinical skills, working towards competence and efficiency.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 150 Intro to Ophth Med Assist 2 (2-0) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: OPH-151S

This course introduces the role, scope, and duties of the ophthalmic assistant. Topics include medical ethics, duties of assistant, medical history, basic medical terminology, and an overview of human anatomy and physiology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of medical history taking and show an understanding of the role of ophthalmic medical personnel in patient care.(2018 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OPH 151 Ocular Anat. & Physiology 2 (2-0) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: OPH-150S

This course studies the normal anatomy and physiology of eye and orbit. Topics include structures of the eye, functioning process of the eye and correct medical terminology of the structures and functions of the eye. Upon completion, the student should demonstrate a basic understanding and fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology of the eye.(1999 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 131 Keyboarding 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 134 Text Entry & Formatting 3 (2-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: OST-131, minimum grade BL

Corequisite: 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.(2008 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 136 Word Processing 3 (2-2) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2008 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 137 Office Applications I 3 (2-2) Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the concepts and functions of software that meets the changing needs of the community. Emphasis is placed on the terminology and use of software through a hands-on approach. Upon completion, students should be able to use software in a business environment.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 148 Med Ins & Billing 3 (3-0) Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: MED-121L

This course introduces fundamentals of medical insurance and billing. Emphasis is placed on the medical billing cycle to include third party payers, coding concepts, and form preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the life cycle of and accurately complete a medical insurance claim.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues 3 (3-0) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel professional liabilities and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.(1999 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 164 Office Editing 3 (3-0) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 184 Records Management 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(2008 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 236 Adv Word Processing 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: OST-136S

Corequisite: 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.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 243 Med Office Simulation 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: OST-148S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces medical systems used to process information in the automated office. Topics include traditional and electronic information resources, storing and retrieving information, and the billing cycle. Upon completion, students should be able to use the computer accurately to schedule, bill, update, and make corrections.(1998 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 247 Procedure Coding 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: MED-121S or OST-141S; OST-148L

Corequisite: None

This course provides in-depth coverage of procedural coding. Emphasis is placed on CPT and HCPCS coding systems. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code procedures and services performed in a medical facility.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 248 Diagnostic Coding 3 (2-2) Fall

Prerequisite: MED-121S or OST-141S; OST-148L

Corequisite: None

This course provides an in-depth study of diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on ICD coding system. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code diagnoses in a medical facility.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 249 Med Coding Certification Prep 3 (2-3) Spring

Prerequisite: OST-247S, OST-248S

Corequisite: None

This course provides instruction that will prepare students to sit for a national coding certification exam. Topics include diagnostic and procedural coding. Upon completion, students should be able to sit for various medical coding certification exams.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 250 Long-Term Care Coding 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: MED-121S or OST-141S

Corequisite: None

This course covers diagnostic coding as it applies to long-term care facilities and home care. Topics include diagnostic coding and reimbursement in long-term care facilities and home care. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code conditions for long-term care and home care services.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 284 Emerging Technologies 2 (1-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides opportunities to explore emerging technologies. Emphasis is placed on identifying, researching, and presenting current technological topics for class consideration and discussion. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the importance of keeping abreast of technological changes that affect the office professional.(1999 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 286 Professional Development 3 (3-0) Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the personal competencies and qualities needed to project a professional image in the office. Topics include interpersonal skills, health lifestyles, appearance, attitude, personal and professional growth, multicultural awareness, and professional etiquette. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate these attributes in the classroom, office, and society.(1999 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 288 Medical Office Admin Capstone 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: OST-148S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to be a capstone course for the medical office professional and provides a working knowledge of medical office procedures. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, practice management, electronic health records, medical office procedures, ethics, and professional development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to manage a medical office.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
OST 289 Office Admin Capstone 3 (2-2) Spring

Prerequisite: OST-134S or OST-136S; OST-164S

Corequisite: 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.(2017 FA)

Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 110 Fit and Well for Life 2 (1-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
  • Other Gen. Ed. and Premajor Elective course for A.E.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 111 Physical Fitness I 1 (0-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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 an individualized physical fitness program.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 112 Physical Fitness II 1 (0-3) AND

Prerequisite: PED-111S

Corequisite: None

This course is 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 113 Aerobics I 1 (0-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 117 Weight Training I 1 (0-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basics of weight training. Emphasis is placed on developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and muscle tone. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement a personal weight training program.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 118 Weight Training II 1 (0-3) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: PED-117S

Corequisite: None

This course covers advanced levels of weight training. Emphasis is placed on meeting individual training goals and addressing weight training needs and interests. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement an individualized advanced weight training program.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 119 Circuit Training 1 (0-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the skills necessary to participate in a developmental fitness program. Emphasis is placed on the circuit training method which involves a series of conditioning timed stations arranged for maximum benefit and variety. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and appreciate the role of circuit training as a means to develop fitness.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 120 Walking for Fitness 1 (0-3) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces fitness through walking. Emphasis is placed on stretching, conditioning exercises, proper clothing, fluid needs, and injury prevention. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in a recreational walking program.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 121 Walk, Jog, Run 1 (0-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the basic concepts involved in safely and effectively improving cardiovascular fitness. Emphasis is placed on walking, jogging, or running as a means of achieving fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and appreciate the benefits derived from these activities.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 122 Yoga I 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basic discipline of yoga. Topics include proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and correct body positions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the procedures of yoga.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 123 Yoga II 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: PED-122S

Corequisite: None

This course introduces more detailed aspects of the discipline of yoga. Topics include breathing and physical postures, relaxation, and mental concentration. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate advanced procedures of yoga.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 125 Self-Defense: Beginning 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to aid students in developing rudimentary skills in self-defense. Emphasis is placed on stances, blocks, punches, and kicks as well as non-physical means of self-defense. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic self-defense techniques of a physical and non-physical nature.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 128 Golf-Beginning 1 (0-2) Fall

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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 a knowledge of the rules and etiquette of golf.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 129 Golf-Intermediate 1 (0-2) Fall

Prerequisite: PED-128S

Corequisite: None

This course covers the more advanced phases of golf. Emphasis is placed on refining the fundamental skills and learning more advanced phases of the games such as club selection, trouble shots, and course management. Upon completion, students should be able demonstrate the knowledge and ability to play a recreational round of golf.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 130 Tennis-Beginning 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: 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.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 131 Tennis-Intermediate 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: PED-130S

Corequisite: None

This course emphasizes the refinement of playing skills. Topics include continuing the development of fundamentals, learning advanced serves, and strokes and pace and strategies in singles and doubles play. Upon completion, students should be able to play competitive tennis.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 135 Fencing-Beginning 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the fundamentals of fencing. Emphasis is placed on grip, stance, and establishment of good techniques for attacks and parries. Upon completion, students should be able to perform elementary foil techniques and demonstrate the basic skills of fencing.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 137 Badminton 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the fundamentals of badminton. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, clears, drops, drives, smashes, and the rules and strategies of singles and doubles. Upon completion, students should be able to apply these skills in playing situations.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 138 Archery 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces basic archery safety and skills. Topics include proper techniques of stance, bracing, drawing, and releasing as well as terminology and scoring. Upon completion, students should be able to participate safely in target archery.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 142 Lifetime Sports 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to give an overview of a variety of sports activities. Emphasis is placed on the skills and rules necessary to participate in a variety of lifetime sports. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an awareness of the importance of participating in lifetime sports activities.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 143 Volleyball-Beginning 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the fundamentals of volleyball. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, passing, setting, spiking, blocking, and the rules and etiquette of volleyball. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational volleyball.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 145 Basketball-Beginning 1 (0-2) Fall, Spring

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the fundamentals of basketball. Emphasis is placed on skill development, knowledge of the rules, and basic game strategy. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational basketball.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 147 Soccer 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the basics of soccer. Emphasis is placed on rules, strategies, and fundamental skills. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational soccer.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 149 Flag Football 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the fundamentals and rules of flag football. Emphasis is placed on proper techniques and strategies for playing in game situations. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational flag football.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 152 Swimming-Beginning 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed for non-swimmers and beginners. Emphasis is placed on developing confidence in the water, learning water safety, acquiring skills in floating, and learning elementary strokes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate safety skills and be able to tread water, back float, and use the crawl stroke for 20 yards.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 153 Swimming-Intermediate 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: PED-152S

Corequisite: None

This course is designed for those who have mastered basic swimming skills. Emphasis is placed on refining basic skills and learning new swim strokes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the four basic strokes, the scissors kick, the underwater swim, and other related skills.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 154 Swimming for Fitness 1 (0-3) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces lap swimming, aquacises, water activities, and games. Emphasis is placed on increasing cardiovascular efficiency through aquatic exercise. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an individualized aquatic fitness program.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 157 Pickleball 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the fundamentals of pickleball. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, ground strokes (drives, drops, dinks, punches, and lobs), overhead strokes (smashes and slams), and the rules and strategies of singles and doubles play. Upon completion, students should be able to apply these skills in pickleball playing situations. (2017 FA) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 160 Canoeing-Basic 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course provides basic instruction for the beginning canoeist. Emphasis is placed on safe and correct handling of the canoe and rescue skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic canoeing, safe-handling, and self-rescue skills.(2007 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 161 Canoeing-Rivers 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: PED-160S

Corequisite: None

This course provides practice in the basic skills of river and whitewater canoeing. Emphasis is placed on river running, safety, and care of equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate navigation in a moving current, canoe safety, and self-rescue skills.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 162 Angling 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the sport of angling. Emphasis is placed on fishing with the use of artificial lures. Upon completion, students should be able to cast and retrieve using baitcaster and spinning reels and identify the various types of artificial lures.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 163 Kayaking-Basic 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course is designed to teach the basic skills of kayaking. Topics include forward and reverse strokes, sweeps, Eskimo roll, and self-rescue skills. Upon completion, students should be able to maneuver and demonstrate safe kayaking practices.(2007 SP) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 169 Orienteering 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course introduces the various types of orienteering and proper orienteering techniques. Emphasis is placed on defining various types of orienteering and recognizing and drawing topographic map symbols. Upon completion, students should be able to draw topographic map symbols and negotiate a 3-5 km cross-country orienteering course in a specified time period.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 170 Backpacking 1 (0-2) AND

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

This course covers the proper techniques for establishing a campsite, navigating in the wilderness, and planning for an overnight trip. Topics include planning for meals, proper use of maps and compass, and packing and dressing for extended periods in the outdoors. Upon completion, students should be able to identify quality backpacking equipment, identify the principles of no-trace camping, and successfully complete a backpacking experience.(1997 SU) This course has been approved to satisfy the following requirement(s):

  • Premajor and/or Elective course for A.A. and A.S.
Prefix Number Title Hours Semester
PED 173 Rock Climbing 1 (0-2)