Course Descriptions


Agricultural Diesel Mechanics

Operation of diesel, gasoline and LPG engines with emphasis on multi-cylinder engine design; disassembling, measuring, evaluating and reassembling the engine.

See AP101 Introduction to Agri-Power for course information.

Fundamentals of operating, adjusting and reconditioning new and used harvesting, tillage, planting, spraying and agriculture equipment.

See AP102 Hay and Seeding Systems for course information.

Fundamentals of operation and techniques of troubleshooting and servicing agriculture equipment and electrical systems with emphasis on charging systems, starter systems, electro hydraulics, lights and accessories.

See AP103 Power Unit Systems for course information.

Inspecting, diagnosing, adjusting, troubleshooting and servicing mobile agriculture air conditioning units.

See AP104 Agri-Air Conditioning for course information.

Planned program of work experience consisting of a minimum of 10 weeks or 400 work hours.

Theory of operation and proper adjustments of farm combines with emphasis on conventional and rotary machines; adjusting and checking field losses of a combine in actual field operating conditions; repairing combines and making them field ready in the shop.

See AP106 Combine Operation and Repair for course information.

Advanced repair techniques for transverse and axial combines.
Prerequisites: AP106 Combine Operation and Repair

See AP112 Transverse and Axial Combines for course information.

Theory of operation, maintenance and overhauling of small engines and chain saws.

Fundamentals of DC electricity, measurement of electrons, electronic components theory and design, electrical safety, storage batteries and test instrument operation used on agricultural equipment.

Commercial driver training designed to promote safety and enable students to pass the written test required to obtain a federal commercial driver license with emphasis on the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the pre-trip inspection, basic skills test and actual road test.
Prerequisites: Continuing Ed Permission

Commercial driver training designed to promote safety and enable students to pass the written test required to obtain a federal commercial driver license with emphasis on the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the pre-trip inspection, basic skills test and actual road test.
Prerequisites: Continuing Ed Permission

Introduction to the wheeled tractor systems including power shift transmissions, hydraulic systems and electrical systems.

Principles of hydraulics, hydraulic components and the application of hydraulics to agriculture equipment, including troubleshooting and servicing hydraulic systems.

See AP201 Agriculture Power Units for course information.

Diesel fuel system components and diagnosis with emphasis on injectors and fuel injection pumps; power transmission fundamentals including the theory of gear transmissions, hydraulic assist transmissions, hydrostatic transmissions, final drives and clutches.

See AP203 Complete Tractor Overhaul for course information.

Complex hydraulic and electro-hydraulic systems of tractors and combines including testing open-center and variable pressure/variable flow hydraulic systems using the hydraulic flow meter and pressure gauges.

See AP204 Agriculture Hydraulic Systems Diagnosis for course information.

Various departments of agricultural equipment dealerships and their importance to the dealership owner and dealership customers; the role various jobs and personnel have within the dealership structure.

Inspecting, diagnosing, adjusting, troubleshooting and servicing wheeled tractors.
Prerequisites: AP119 Agriculture Diesel Electricity, and AP201 Agriculture Power Units, and AP125 Wheeled Tractor Systems

See AP225 Advanced Wheeled Tractor Systems for course information.

Review for AGCO Top Tech certification exam.
Prerequisites: AP103 Power Unit Systems

Laboratory portion of Top Tech.

Agriculture-Farm and Ranch

The historical development of modern-day U.S. agriculture, projected trends with implications for the future; orientation to the curriculum, faculty and programs; appreciation of the basic sciences in professional agriculture.

Survey of food raw materials and their methods of handling, manufacturing, distribution, and consumption.

Basic principles which apply to the broad field of animal agriculture; survey of the industry; types, purposes and products of livestock; principles of breeding, selection, nutrition, lactation, reproduction, management and marketing.

Principles of production of economic plants, including morphology, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, propagation, preservation, storage and utilization.

See AG104 Plant Science for course information.

Economic principles and their application to the solution of problems encountered in the operation of farms and agri-business firms as well as problems of the agricultural industry in its relationship to other sectors of the economy.

Evaluation of breeding livestock along with any appropriate performance data and market livestock data including a comparison of live animals and the resulting carcass.

Meat animal selection and evaluation of economically important traits.

This course is an in-depth evaluation of beef, pork, and lamb products/carcasses. The USDA grading techniques and standards will be used to determine meat value. Emphasis will be placed on grading and evaluation of wholesale, primal and retail cuts of meat.

Basic concepts and practices of horticulture with emphasis on the establishment, management and use of horticultural plants in the garden, lawn, and home.

See AG110 Home Horticulture for course information.

Theory and practice of modern animal artificial insemination and basic reproduction management.

The management of various types of sales involving agricultural products including consignment auctions, purebred livestock and commercial livestock sales; direct involvement in the advertising, marketing and management of each type of sales.

Chemical, physical and biological properties of soils; their formation, fertility and management.

See AG201 Soils for course information.

Elementary principles of comparative nutrition of farm animals.
Prerequisites: CH101 General Chemistry, or CH105 Chemistry I

Guidelines for feeding beef cattle, sheep and swine; feed stuff evaluation; nutrient requirements; ration formulation and practical feeding problems.

See AG203 Principles of Feeding for course information.

Fundamental ecological principles of production, conservation and utilization of grasslands; applications of principles to range management practices.

Continuation of AG106 Animal Evaluation I and AG107 Animal Evaluation II; livestock performance, data, livestock judging and criteria.
Prerequisites: AG107 Animal Evaluation II

Continuation of AG106 Animal Evaluation I, AG107 Animal Evaluation II and AG213 Animal Evaluation III emphasizing livestock selection methods for beef, sheep and swine plus basic selection of dairy cattle and horses.

Review of real numbers, factoring, percentages, interest, depreciation, area, volume, rates, land descriptions, percent of margining, inventory turns, cost realization, rations, fertilizer and ag-chemical rates and volumes and use of charts and mechanical aids for computations.

Principles of plant science applied to the growth and development of farm crops and the broad area of crop production.

Basic concepts for successfully managing a farm including management records, their analysis and use in making decisions and farm management concepts dealing with credit, land, machinery, capital, crops and livestock enterprises and labor.

Basic concepts for successfully managing a farm including management records, their analysis and use in making decisions and farm management concepts dealing with credit, land, machinery, capital, crops and livestock enterprises and labor.

Principles of livestock production and management; practical application of breeding, selection, reproduction, health and marketing systems and techniques; emphasis on management systems of raising, growing and finishing beef, sheep and swine; information on horse production and management.

Fundamentals of plant identification with emphasis on economic crops and weeds.

Common pests; proper storage, use, handling and disposal of pesticides and pesticide containers; pesticide labels, pesticide safety and environmental protection.

Continuation of FM110 Crop and Weed Identification I; further develop the identification of economic crops and weeds with some identification of crop insects and diseases.
Prerequisites: FM110 Crop and Weed Identification I

Microcomputer applications for agriculture including hardware, software, system software, word processing, spreadsheets and specific agriculture programs.

A planned program of work experience requiring a minimum of 180 clock hours.

Marketing options of farm production by commodity groups and an overview of the supply marketing system, marketing services and efficiencies.

Advanced plant identification with emphasis on economic crops and weeds.
Prerequisites: FM114 Crop and Weed Identification II

Continuation of FM203 Crop and Weed Identification III to further develop the identification of economic crops and weeds with some identification of crop insects and diseases.
Prerequisites: FM203 Crop and Weed Identification III

Allied Health

Purpose of the course is to instruct allied health students in basic and specialty math calculations.

Fundamental knowledge of the aging process with emphasis on meeting the physical needs requirements of geriatric residents of health care facilities including ethics, communication, normal and aging body system functions, nutrition, diseases, observation skills, documentation, personal care skills and their adequate performance.
Prerequisites: Asset Reading Score of 37+, or Compass Reading Score of 64+, and Allied Health Permission, or ACT Reading Score of 14 to 36

Fundamental knowledge of medications, their use, actions, side effects and dosage; documentation; wound management; and supervision skills for geriatric aides.
Prerequisites: AL131 Geriatric Aide, and Asset Reading Score of 37+, or Compass Reading Score of 64+, and Allied Health Permission

Refresher course on responsible administration of medications, drug interactions and legal implications associated with administering medication.
Prerequisites: AL132 Medication Aide, and Allied Health Permission

Fundamental knowledge of the aging process with emphasis on providing services essential to the physical, mental, and psycho-social well being of clients in the home setting incorporating basic care of clients with the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living in the home setting.
Prerequisites: AL131 Geriatric Aide, and Asset Reading Score of 37+, or Compass Reading Score of 64+, and Allied Health Permission

Basic pharmacology for students pursuing allied health professions-basic drugs as related to diseases, effects of drugs on different systems of the body, interaction of drugs, side effects, contraindications and effectiveness in relation to dosages.

Ethical theories and the decision-making processes used to analyze ethical problems that arise in the health-care field.

Basic training in phlebotomy including venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques, and anatomy/physiology of vascular system, emphasizing basic skills, techniques and equipment used in phlebotomy; patient contact and medical/legal issues.
Prerequisites: Allied Health Permission

Application of economic principles to issues surrounding health care and how they impact decisions made by providers, insurers, and participants and how economic analysis can help with the understanding of issues relating to health care and health policy.

Expanded administration of intravenous therapy as outlined by K.A.R. 60-16-102(b)under the regulatory agency, the Kansas State Board of Nursing.
Prerequisites: Allied Health Permission

Art

Basic principles of composition, drawing and color theory emphasizing increasing awareness of the variety of visual expression from viewing works of art from past and present; hands-on experience in composition, color and drawing.

Basic principles of composition, drawing and color theory emphasizing increasing awareness of the variety of visual expression from viewing works of art from past and present; hands-on experience in composition, color and drawing.

History of architecture, sculpture and painting of western civilization from the prehistoric (Paleolithic) period to the Proto-Renaissance.

Continuation of the analytical and comparative in art of Western man and Asian countries including the major social and artistic developments beginning with the Proto-Renaissance and continuing through the nineteenth century.

A study of the developmental levels and art characteristics in children, preschool through elementary grades; the production of creative art episodes emphasizing fundamental art concepts, appropriate materials and methods for use in the classroom.

Introduction to drawing for art and non-art majors focusing on observation and representation from a variety of sources.

Continuation of AR110 Drawing I emphasizing problems in drawing, creative expression and experimentation with different media relating to visual sources.
Prerequisites: AR110 Drawing I

Introduction to the oil painting medium using visual sources.

Continuation of AR113 Painting I addressing advanced problems in painting and experimentation with different media.
Prerequisites: AR113 Painting I

Exploration of the principles of design in three dimensional form using various methods of ceramic design and techniques to create ware and sculptural forms.

Continuation of AR116 Ceramics I emphasizing advanced work in handbuilding and/or using the potter's wheel, with consideration of form, surface decoration and firing techniques.

Language of the visual arts; modes of organization and characteristics of line, shape, value, texture, color, form and space examined through studio problems and lecture.

Examination of three-dimensional and structural concepts such as volume, mass and form related to the discipline of product design, package design and fine art sculptural fundamentals; exploration of composition in plaster, paper and wood; investigation of expressive and organizational possibilities of abstract forms.

Theories of color, pigment and light, additive and subtractive color mixing and design applications.

Manipulation of digital images using software; acquiring, enhancing and manipulating, prints and digital images. Explore the principles of digital imagery through the use of digital cameras, scanners, and web images.

Advanced techniques for using digital photography software; for students who know how to operate the Macintosh computer and are familiar with tools, layers, palettes, paths and other graphic arts techniques of AdobePhotoshop(registeredtrademark)software.
Prerequisites: AR134 Introduction to Digital Imagery, or JP118 Introduction to Digital Imagery

Conceptual and practical problems involving visual communication with application of principles of design of effective graphic communication; studio class involving processes of lecture, critiques and student production problems using various graphic tools and techniques.

Additional opportunities for academic students and individuals in the community to study in specialized areas in a non-traditional method.

Actual on-the-job work experience through a partnership with industry and Hutchinson Community College Visual Communications program.

Auto Collision Repair

The collision repair field-job outlook, pay rates, specialized areas, safety in the collision repair shop, use and care of tools and equipment, math, and terminology of the trade.

Cooling systems, air conditioning and electrical systems as they pertain to the repair of collision-damaged vehicles.

Use of MIG welders for repairs of modern damaged vehicles, roughout, finishing, shrinking and filling of damaged sheet metal.

Safe and correct method of glass replacement, hardware removal and replacement as it pertains to the collision repair field.

Repair or replacement of fiberglass and plastic components used in modern vehicles.

Identify safety and personal health hazards; determine types of substrates and sanding materials; identify the process to clean and prepare a substrate for paint; distinguish between the properties, uses and manufacturer specifications of metal treatments and primers; distinguish among types of spray guns and equipment; explore paint codes and specifications for use. Identify paint systems; explore types of paint defects; distinguish between damage and non-damage related corrosion; identify final detail procedures.

Select proper personal protective equipment; perform proper shop operations according to OSHA guidelines; remove paint coatings apply corrosion resistant coatings; demonstrate proper spray gun operation and cleaning procedures; select proper painting and substrate materials for projects; analyze paint defects, causes and cures; repair paint defects; measure paint mil thickness; and determine final detail procedures for given projects.

Select proper personal protective equipment; perform proper shop operations according to OSHA guidelines; prepare substrate for refinishing; select appropriate undercoating; use necessary cleaning preparation and protect surface areas to remain unpainted. Mix, catalyze and activate paint; apply paint using various spray techniques; operate high volume and low pressure gun operation. Correct defects; apply color, sanding and buffing techniques to correct surface defects.

Apply safety procedures in auto body painting and refinishing; perform cleaning procedures for a refinish; prepare adjacent panels for blending; prepare plastic panels for refinishing; protect non-finished areas of vehicle; operate high and low volume/pressure spray guns. Perform paint system applications on vehicle; follow appropriate paint color matching and mixing procedures; tint color using formula to achieve a blended match. Explore the causes, effects and correction of buffing-related imperfections and pigment floatation. Measure mil thickness. Apply decals, transfers, tapes, woodgrains, pinstripes. Apply cleaning techniques to interior, exterior, glass and body openings; remove overspray.

Explore safety requirements in the auto collision and repair industry; explore opportunities in the industry. Explore parts and construction of vehicles. Identify metal straightening techniques and the application and use of body fillers. Demonstrate use, set-up and storage of welding equipment. Distinguish between weldable and non-weldable materials. Demonstrate fundamental welds. Identify plastics and adhesives. Explain the purpose of damage, estimation and repair orders. Explore the processes required for outer body panel repairs, replacements and adjustments. Demonstrate fundamental cutting procedures.

Apply safety procedures. Identify trim and hardware to be protected; examine considerations when working with movable glass. Perform outer body repairs, replacements and adjustments. Perform metal straightening techniques. Perform body filling techniques. Perform metal finishing techniques. Use welding procedures in non-structural damage repair. Distinguish between mechanical and electrical components. Use appropriate cutting procedures. Determine procedures for working with plastics and adhesives.

Demonstrate safety procedures. Remove and install trim and hardware; determine process and procedures necessary for movable glass repair; repair, replace and adjust outer body panels; remove and install mechanical and electrical components. Perform intermediate welding skill. Perform plastic and adhesive repairs.

Demonstrate safety procedures. Remove and install trim and hardware; repair movable glass; protect adjacent body panels; repair, replace and adjust outer body panels; replace mechanical and electrical components. Perform welding skills. Perform plastic and adhesive repairs.

Identify safety requirements related to structural damage repair. Identify measuring procedures; analyze basic structural damage conditions. Analyze frame repair methods; analyze unibody inspection and measurement; identify welding procedures for structural repair.

Apply safety requirements related to structural damage repair; analyze frame inspection and repair procedures; determine direct and indirect damage for structural repair; analyze unibody inspection, measurement and repair procedures. Perform welding techniques for structural repair; and identify cutting procedures for structural repair.

Apply safety requirements related to structural damage repair; perform welding and cutting techniques for structural repair; diagnose unibody direct and indirect damage; apply unibody inspection, measurement and repair procedures; apply frame inspection, measurement and repair procedures; remove fixed glass.

Apply safety requirements related to structural damage repair; perform advanced welding and cutting techniques for structural repair; perform inspection, measurement and repair procedures for unibody direct and indirect damage; perform frame inspection, measurement and repair procedures to industry standard; remove and install fixed glass.

Demonstrate safety procedures. Determine how to diagnose steering and suspension; diagnose electrical concerns; complete headlamp and fog/driving assemblies and repairs; demonstrate self-grounding procedures for handling electrical components. Determine diagnosis, inspection and service needs for brake hydraulic components; examine components of heating and air conditioning systems; determine the inspection, service and repair needs for collision damaged cooling system components; distinguish between under car components and systems. Determine the diagnosis, inspection and service requirements of active and passive restraint systems.

Special equipment and tools used in the refinishing industry; correct methods for preparing a car for final delivery after refinishing.

The correct method for complete preparation of an automobile for refinishing with hands-on experience in preparation for refinishing.

Extensive hands-on experience in the actual application of different undercoat systems and final color coats along with technical data needed to completely refinish a modern vehicle.

Use of different systems to analyze and repair structural damage to an automobile.

Supervising and planning a project in the shop area; industry survey and paper dealing with planning and management of a collision repair shop required.

Principles of vehicle wrap installation; following industry standards to install vinyl on vehicles; surface preparation, tool and chemical use, and techniques; installation shop management; incorporation of the knowledge needed to become a 3M Certified Graphics Installer through the Lowen Certified program.

Auto Mechanics

Types and forms of energy, internal and external combustion engines, operation of two-stroke and four-stroke cycle engines; preparing work area, disassembling engine, inspecting and reassembling the engine.

Describe the relationship between voltage, Ohms and amperage, as well as basic characteristics of circuits. Identify basic wiring diagram symbols, components and legend information. Perform basic electrical circuit measurements. Identify electrical system faults and perform repairs.

Identify current flow on starting and charging system diagrams. Perform battery diagnosis and service. Perform starting systems diagnosis and repair. Perform charging system diagnosis and repair.

Theory in brake operation. Identify parts of brake system. Test, diagnosis and service brake system components. Remove, recondition and replace brake drums or rotors and brake shoes or pads. Recondition master and wheel cylinders, adjust and bleed a brake system.

Identify and inspect electronic brake control system components. Test, diagnose, and service electronic brake control system.

In this course, students will document fundamental suspension system concerns; perform fundamental diagnostics of steering systems; and perform fundamental repairs of suspension systems.

Identify engine mechanical integrity. Explore and identify the fundamentals of fuel system theory and concerns. Explore and identify the fundamentals of ignition theory and concerns. Identify induction system and exhaust system concerns.

Theory and servicing of clutches, standard transmissions, drive lines, rear axles and automatic transmissions.

Theory and use of air conditioning service equipment; purging, repairing, evacuating, testing for leaks, charging and overhauling compressors.

Diagnosis and repair of emissions control systems and engine-related service.

Automation Engineering Tech

Introductory course on electrical and electronic theory and their applications to alternating and direct current circuits for beginning students with no formal experience in electricity or electronics.

Introductory course on commercial and industrial wiring and conduit fabrication. Students will calculate the size of electrical loads and determine wiring applications for supply, feeder and branch circuits as they implement code requirements.

This course examines types, installation and troubleshooting of programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Hardware and programming aspects, as well as ladder logic symbols and operations necessary to develop a PLC program, are also covered.
Prerequisites: AE208 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

Operation, application, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical equipment including transformers, relays, motor controls and wiring with emphasis on diagnostic troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: AE208 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

This class is designed for any person requiring a general knowledge and understanding of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), electric motors and DC drives.
Prerequisites: AE100 AC/DC Circuits

Contemporary control methods in process control and programmable logic control systems including multi-loop systems, open data systems, fuzzy logic and fieldbus technology.
Prerequisites: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers, or EE222 Industrial Electronics/PLC

Hands-on experience with modular PLC's in developing advanced ladder logic programs and routines including applications, advanced PLC instructions, programming and troubleshooting ladder logic for discreet and analog systems.
Prerequisites: AE150 Programmable Logic Controllers, or EE222 Industrial Electronics/PLC

Introductory course on the use and interpretation of the current National Electrical Code.

Study of distributed and PC-based control systems; integration of process and programmable logic control systems into central control, data gathering and report generating systems.
Prerequisites: AE205 Industrial PLCs, or EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

Practical application of problems in control systems technology, application of studied concepts toward the development of a control solution by evaluating the problem definition and providing the control system to solve that problem.
Prerequisites: AE205 Industrial PLCs, or EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

This course examines types, applications and troubleshooting of industrial robots and subsystems, including the programming of industrial robotic control software.
Prerequisites: AE205 Industrial PLCs, or EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

Biology

Basic anatomical and physiological terminology; fundamental chemical concepts with an emphasis on organic macromolecules, pH, buffers, electrolytes, and solutions; introduction to cellular structure and function.

Basic biological principles and their relationship to humans. General education course for non-science majors. Not open to students with credit in any other college biology course except with department recommendation. This course is not recommended for individuals with an interest in majoring in science. Lecture and lab.

Basic biological principles and their relationship to humans. General education course for non-science majors. Not open to students with credit in any other college biology course except with department recommendation. This course is not recommended for individuals with an interest in majoring in science. Lecture and lab.

Laboratory portion of BI101 General Biology Lecture. Students will develop an understanding of the scientific method as it applies to microscopy, organic molecules, enzyme activity, cellular characteristics and division, genetics and genetic engineering, evolution, population dynamics, and ecology.

Impact of science and technology on the environment, components of a balanced environment, identification of environmental problems and possible solutions.

Basic structure and function of the human body. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112, or BI100 Bas Cncpt for AH Studies with a grade of C or better

Laboratory portion of BI103 Anatomy and Physiology.

Fundamental concepts of biology as they apply to all living things including cell structures and function, energy transfer, classical genetics, nature of the gene and evolution as genetic change in populations. Lecture and lab.

Laboratory portion of BI104 Biology I.

Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: BI101 General Biology, or Departmental Consent, or BI104 Biology I

Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: BI101 General Biology, or Departmental Consent, or BI104 Biology I

Laboratory portion of BI105 Biology II.

On-the-job training emphasizing responsibilities of working in zoological environments.
Prerequisites: BI101 or BI103 or BI104 or BI105

Microbiological principles; introduction to eukaryotic and prokaryotic microbes and viruses, growth and control, microbial genetics, mechanisms of infection, and host defenses with selected microbial diseases addressed; support of concepts examined in lecture provided by lab emphasizing aseptic technique, safe handling and manipulation of microbes and survey of representative microorganisms. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: BI101 or BI103 or BI104 or BI105

Laboratory portion of BI112 General Microbiology.

Effects of ionizing radiation in biological systems and background for understanding the public right to minimal radiation exposure.
Prerequisites: BI103 Human A&P

Building Trades

Equipment, principles and methods to perform distance measurement and leveling; site layout tasks that require making angular measurements; and the planning process that precedes the start of work on a construction site, such as environmental access and permit issues.

Exposure to concrete mixes, slab-forming techniques, screeding, placing concrete, floating, hand troweling, curing, edging, jointing, sawing, vibrating, reinforcing, pinning, finish treatments, safety and codes.

Prepare footing forms, setting foundation wall forms and pouring. Install steel re-bar reinforcements. Erect manufactured wall forms. Constructing block-outs, installing window openings, brick ledge, anchor bolts, stripping forms, form care and storage, foundation waterproofing, drainage systems. Identify concrete terminology and mixes, safety and codes.

Cabinet design, construction and installation. Estimating materials, appliance requirements, cabinet layout, countertop cutting, joining and wood joints techniques. Shelves, special features surface preparation, staining, finishing, door and hinge design. Hardware application.

Installation of electrical and mechanical systems according to code and safety requirements: power panels, 220-v circuits, 120-v circuits, fixtures, telephone circuits, cable TV, heating supplies, mechanical hook ups, fireplaces.

Prepare walls for drywall, estimate materials, layout and hanging procedures, joint taping and filling, joint finishing and sealing. Ceiling treatments. Proper selection and installation of insulation along with identifying ventilation requirements.

Siding installation, exterior painting. Installation of exterior trim, shingles, cornices, roof trim and insulation.

Spacing and layout, ceiling joists, rafter layout and cutting, roof design, codes safety, stick framing, pre-fab trusses, use of framing square, roof sheathing, valleys, hips, gables, soffits, ventilation.

Floor joists, sub-floor, wall layout and assembly, wall components, ceiling construction, framing procedures, straightening, waterproofing, codes.

Students will prepare surfaces, including application of wood stains, filler, and finishes; polish using various techniques; paint/install interior doors and trim, interior window trim, closet treatments, hardware, wall treatments; and prepare surfaces for floor covering and installation.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Construction of countertops, floor underlayment, hard surface fitting and installation, ceramic floor tile, ceramic wall tile.

Introductory skills for carpentry careers including basic safety, construction math, hand and power tools, construction drawings, basic rigging, materials handling and employability and communication skills.

Safety procedures on construction sites emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations.

Introduction to residential electricity, including electrical safety, theory, codes, blueprint interpretation and basic installation, tools and equipment.

Installation and service of piping systems, water heaters and fuel gas systems, and plumbing fixtures, valves and faucets. Includes related math and interpretation of commercial drawings.

Environmental impact of building environment and ways in which construction practices can mitigate this impact responsibly and effectively.

Safety, construction details, layout, materials, assembly, tool and equipment operation, and reasons for alternative methods of construction.

Selection and installation of types and grades of steel framing materials and gypsum drywall, as well as finishing and patching of gypsum drywall.

Installation of interior doors and door hardware, suspended ceilings, trim for windows, doors, floors and ceilings and cabinets.

Installation of windows and doors; construction and installation of stairs.

Selection and installation of various types of insulating materials in walls, floors and attics. Use and installation practices for vapor barriers and waterproofing materials.

Types and uses of drawings prepared for commercial structures, including format and content of drawings and use in conveying specific construction requirements.

Introduction to safety, tools, equipment, materials and processes used in the masonry trade.

Metal building erection including site preparation, safety, lifting equipment, fasteners and assembly, leveling, squaring and aligning techniques, basic rigging, structural and finish materials, hand tools, power tools and moisture protection.

Properties, characteristics and uses of materials that, when mixed together, form types of concrete; tools, equipment and procedures for handling, placing, and finishing concrete; uses of tilt-up concrete construction and forming, erecting and bracing to tilt-up panels.

Selection and use of different reinforcing materials; layout and construction/forming of foundations and slabs, and forms used for curbing and paving.

Applications and construction methods for various types of forming and form hardware systems in vertical formwork. Types of horizontal elevated decks and formwork systems and their construction methods.

Use and inspection of basic equipment and hardware used in rigging; rigging and crane hazards and related safety procedures.

Introduction to basic leadership skills a crew leader needs to supervise a crew including skills related to construction organization, gender and minority issues, communication, motivation, problem solving, decision making, safety and project control.

Development of management skills for the construction industry including leadership, motivation, communications, problem solving, decision making, contract dynamics, planning, scheduling, safety, loss control, project management and productivity.

AC and DC theory, with applications including basic motor control, lighting and communications.
Prerequisites: BT125 Electrical I

Installation and service of piping systems, water heaters and fuel gas systems, and plumbing fixtures, valves and faucets. Includes related math and interpretation of commercial drawings.
Prerequisites: BT126 Plumbing I

Advanced concepts in sizing systems, water treatment, pumps and compressed air systems, including related math.
Prerequisites: BT226 Plumbing II

Business

Fundamentals of small business record keeping: double entry, adjusting and closing entries, preparation of financial statements, payroll records.

Accounting fundamentals as applied to single proprietorships including accounting cycle, financial statements, inventory, notes, depreciation and accounting principles and concepts.

Accounting fundamentals as applied to single proprietorships including accounting cycle, financial statements, inventory, notes, depreciation and accounting principles and concepts.

Continuation of BU101 Accounting I; principles and problems of business, including partnership, corporations, manufacturing and department cost accounting; financial statement analysis studied from the managerial viewpoint.
Prerequisites: BU101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better, or BA101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better

Continuation of BU101 Accounting I; principles and problems of business, including partnership, corporations, manufacturing and department cost accounting; financial statement analysis studied from the managerial viewpoint.
Prerequisites: BU101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better, or BA101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better

Economic environment, organization, management, labor, marketing, finance and career opportunities available in business; for both non-business and business majors.

Operation of electronic printing and display calculators designed to develop proficiency in performing applications to business problems.

Personal and family financial planning emphasizing budgeting, consumer protection, credit, home buying, income taxes, insurance and investments.

Consumer and business mathematics emphasizing calculations involving banking services, payroll, insurance premiums, taxes, interest, business discounts and markups, inventory control, depreciation and statistics.

Practice in writing business letters and business reports; using business vocabulary; verbal, non-verbal, and interpersonal communications; listening and oral reporting.

Effective records management for manual and computerized records systems as applied to alphabetic, numeric, subject and geographic filing methods.

Application of accounting principles and concepts; microcomputer usage in establishing and maintaining accounting systems and records for single proprietorships, partnerships and corporations using integrated accounting software.

Introduction to the concept of leadership that provides an opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study, observation and application.

Job-search skills and career development including topics such as completing an application form and resume, developing interviewing techniques, developing job leads, and investigating career opportunities, job requirements and career ladders.

Development of professional image and service attitude; business etiquette; conflict resolution; communications; adding value to customer relations.

Presentation software for business applications.

Utilization of the touch system on the standard keyboard and manipulation of operative parts of keyboard with emphasis on accuracy, not speed.

Touch system on standard keyboard with emphasis on accuracy in business letters, tabulation and straight copy.

Keyboarding with speed and accuracy, letters, tabulations, rough drafts and business papers and forms.

Decision making, production speed, and accuracy in office applications.

Fundamental skills of selling including sales approaches, sales presentations and demonstrations, overcoming objections, suggestive selling and closing sales; personal motivation and human relations as they relate to selling; analysis of the techniques of selling.

Aspects of retailing such as consumer behavior, product development, location, layout, retail math and other related topics with special emphasis placed on buying goods for resale.

Forms of advertising common to distributive enterprises; classroom readings, discussions, evaluations and exercises on direct mail, radio, TV advertising and newspaper advertising.

On-the-job experiences under the supervision of work site manager and course instructor.

Continuation of BU147 Internship I; on-the-job experiences under the supervision of work site manager and course instructor.

Continuation of BU148 Internship II; on-the-job experiences under the supervision of the work site manager and the course instructor.

Introduction to entrepreneurship and venture management as well as elements of success and failure in new ventures; identifying new opportunities and sources of data; the emphasis placed on the importance of development of a business plan.

Market analysis, defining target markets and setting marketing objectives for a new or existing small business; specific strategies for achieving marketing objectives and identifying relevant aspects of product, price, place and promotion.

Basics of financial management for a small business including financial statements, cash flow projections, methods of financing a small business and record keeping systems for the small business.

Operational aspects of setting up and managing a small business including forms of legal ownership, personnel policies, purchasing, inventory control, leadership styles and other management considerations.

Developing a comprehensive business plan for a small business venture with guidance and assistance from the instructor in the completion of the business plan.

Accounting as an instrument of management control with emphasis on the use of accounting as a basis for management decisions in planning and controlling a firm's activities; concepts of accounting, cost accounting, applications, budgeting and accounting reports to management.
Prerequisites: BU102 with a C or higher or BA102 with a C or higher

Accounting as an instrument of management control with emphasis on the use of accounting as a basis for management decisions in planning and controlling a firm's activities; concepts of accounting, cost accounting, applications, budgeting and accounting reports to management.
Prerequisites: BU102 with a C or higher or BA102 with a C or higher

The scope and development of the modern marketing including marketing research, forecasting, consumer buying behavior and consumer motivation with emphasis on the marketing manager's implementation of the marketing mix: product, price, promotion and place.

Training and participation in using the steps necessary to effectively manage people and solve human relation problems with attention to motivation of self as well as other people.

Comprehensive look at the skills needed to successfully open and operate a new or existing business; business objectives; planning; organizing; staffing; financial statements; budgets; analysis of potential markets; financing of the business; location; layout; and legal forms of ownership.
Prerequisites: BU100 Small Business Accounting, or Departmental Consent, or BU101 Accounting I

Law of contracts, real property, personal property, bailments, sales and secured transactions with emphasis on the Uniform Commercial Code.

The course focuses on ethics for creative individuals (artists, journalists, graphic designers, video producers), on the basic foundations of contracts, and finally on the legal landscape of Intellectual Property and its impact on these professional communicators. Special emphasis is placed on landmark United States Supreme Court decisions, as well as important contemporary First Amendment problems and debates.
Prerequisites: BU109 Business Communication, or EN101 English Composition IA, or EN100 English Comp IB, or EN107 Business English

Word processing on the microcomputer using Microsoft Word software.

Use of spreadsheet software to demonstrate competencies in using formatting techniques, features and functions with hands-on experience; managing and auditing multiple worksheets and workbooks; working with formulas and functions; charting and graphic capabilities; developing lists and Pivot Tables; creating and using templates; collaborating with work groups; creating and editing macros; using data tables, scenario management and solver; importing and exporting data.

Relational database skills including creating, using and modifying tables, queries, forms, reports, data access pages and macros; importing, exporting and managing the database; designing, restructuring and/or creating data bases;setting relationships; validating records; analyzing data; creating reports for management.

Hiring practices, termination and retention policies, reward systems, compensation methods and records retention for use in the Human Resources office.

Business Administrative Tech

Fundamentals of small business record keeping: double entry, adjusting and closing entries, preparation of financial statements, payroll records.

Accounting fundamentals as applied to single proprietorships including accounting cycle, financial statements, inventory, notes, depreciation and accounting principles and concepts.

Continuation of BU101 Accounting I; principles and problems of business, including partnership, corporations, manufacturing and department cost accounting; financial statement analysis studied from the managerial viewpoint.
Prerequisites: BU101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better, or BA101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better

Economic environment, organization, management, labor, marketing, finance and career opportunities available in business; for both non-business and business majors.

Operation of electronic printing and display calculators designed to develop proficiency in performing applications to business problems.

Personal and family financial planning emphasizing budgeting, consumer protection, credit, home buying, income taxes, insurance and investments.

Consumer and business mathematics emphasizing calculations involving banking services, payroll, insurance premiums, taxes, interest, business discounts and markups, inventory control, depreciation and statistics.

Practice in writing business letters and business reports; using business vocabulary; verbal, non-verbal, and interpersonal communications; listening and oral reporting.

Effective records management for manual and computerized records systems as applied to alphabetic, numeric, subject and geographic filing methods.

Application of accounting principles and concepts; microcomputer usage in establishing and maintaining accounting systems and records for single proprietorships, partnerships and corporations using integrated accounting software.

Introduction to the concept of leadership that provides an opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study, observation and application.

Job-search skills and career development including topics such as completing an application form and resume, developing interviewing techniques, developing job leads, and investigating career opportunities, job requirements and career ladders.

Development of professional image and service attitude; business etiquette; conflict resolution; communications; adding value to customer relations.

Presentation software for business applications.

Keyboarding with speed and accuracy, letters, tabulations, rough drafts and business papers and forms.

Decision making, production speed, and accuracy in office applications.

Word processing on the microcomputer using Microsoft Word software.

Use of spreadsheet software to demonstrate competencies in using formatting techniques, features and functions with hands-on experience; managing and auditing multiple worksheets and workbooks; working with formulas and functions; charting and graphic capabilities; developing lists and Pivot Tables; creating and using templates; collaborating with work groups; creating and editing macros; using data tables, scenario management and solver; importing and exporting data.

Relational database skills including creating, using and modifying tables, queries, forms, reports, data access pages and macros; importing, exporting and managing the database; designing, restructuring and/or creating data bases;setting relationships; validating records; analyzing data; creating reports for management.

Hiring practices, termination and retention policies, reward systems, compensation methods and records retention for use in the Human Resources office.

Chemistry

Theory, principles and history of chemistry. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Math Score of 57 or above, or MA105 or higher math, or Departmental Consent, or Compass Algebra Score of 28 or above

Laboratory portion of CH101 General Chemistry.

Atomic theory, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, energy, gasses, solids, liquids, and solutions. Laboratory experiments include analysis, synthesis and acquisition of quantitative data. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 or higher math, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher

Laboratory portion of CH105 Chemistry I.

Continuation of CH105 Chemistry I focusing on solutions and colloids, thermodynamics, kinetics, ionic equilibria and electrochemistry with laboratory experiences including quantitative experiments from the above areas plus visible spectroscopy and brief qualitative analyses. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH105 Chemistry I, or CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I

Laboratory portion of CH106 Chemistry II.

Study of the important groups of organic compounds, their properties, and reactions. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH105 Chemistry I, or Departmental Consent, or CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I

Laboratory portion of CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry.

An accelerated study of inorganic chemistry; first course of the ten-hour sequence of inorganic chemistry. The laboratory is based on traditional quantitative analysis to help the student gain a better understanding of chemical composition as well as the principles involved in chemical analysis. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 or higher math, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher

Continuation of CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I, featuring equilibrium (especially ionic solutions), electrochemistry, chemical thermodynamics and chemical kinetics with laboratory including equilibrium and reaction rate experiment (qualitative and quantitative), qualitative analysis, potentiometric titration and spectrophotometric determinations. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH110 Principles of Chemistry I, or CH105 Chemistry I

First of a two-semester sequence of an in-depth study of organic chemistry with emphasis on reaction mechanisms, organic reactions, and synthesis with laboratory focusing on the preparation, purification and analysis of organic products through the use of modern laboratory apparatus and instrumentation. For students whose undergraduate program requires two semesters of organic chemistry. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH106 Chemistry II, or CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II

First of a two-semester sequence of an in-depth study of organic chemistry with emphasis on reaction mechanisms, organic reactions, and synthesis with laboratory focusing on the preparation, purification and analysis of organic products through the use of modern laboratory apparatus and instrumentation. For students whose undergraduate program requires two semesters of organic chemistry. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH106 Chemistry II, or CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II

Laboratory portion of CH201 Organic Chemistry I.

A continuation of CH201 Organic Chemistry I. Emphasis on NMR, mass spectrometry, infrared spectroscopy, and a more in depth study of reaction mechanisms and organic synthesis with greater emphasis placed upon developing problem solving skills. Required by those departments and programs specifying a two-semester organic chemistry course. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH201 Organic Chemistry I

Laboratory portion of CH202 Organic Chemistry II.

College Orientation

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

An introduction to college success strategies including college-level study skill techniques, goal setting, and healthy lifestyles as well as identification of one's interests, values, skills and personality to assist in making career choices.

Computer Aided Drafting

Using the computer and AutoCAD software to generate two-dimensional working drawings.

Drafting fundamentals and techniques including orthographic projections, sectional view, conventional dimensioning, geometric dimensioning, metric conversion, pictoral drawings, auxiliary views, fasteners, detail and assembly drawings and letterings.

Detail and assembly drawings of machines and their component parts, shop notes and parts lists, precision dimensions, allowances, limits and tolerances.

Laboratory portion of DR102 Machine Drafting.

Basics of tool design of drill jig, mill fixtures and miscellaneous fixtures and concepts of cutting tool design; application of different stops, clamps, bushings and application to different types of machines.

Design and drawing of a complete set of residential plans consisting of floor plan, foundation plan, four elevations, wall section and detail drawings.

Basic concepts and terminology which students must master to successfully interpret engineering drawings for the manufacturing trades.

Development of two-dimensional profiles that will be transformed into three-dimensional features used to create parametric models for design work.

Builds upon the concepts of DR100 Basic Computer Aided Drafting, discussing isometric drawing, using blocks and attributes, creating slides, drawing in 3-D and introducing AutoLISP programming and menu writing.

The study of principles involving architectural styles, planning, design, construction and drafting techniques; building codes and site selection with emphasis on creating computer-generated residential plans.

Development of residential plans including detail, site, HVAC and electrical layouts; creation of presentation designs that include applying materials to 3D models, adding lights and cameras to the scene and rendering to an animation file.
Prerequisites: DR212 Architectural CAD Drafting

Programming and customizing AutoCAD to develop tools for engineering CAD applications.

3D computer drafting technology used to create civil engineering drawings; including points, surfaces, site and transportation designs, and managing survey date; civil engineering terminology and principles.
Prerequisites: DR100 Basic Computer Aided Drafting

A partnership with industry and the college computer drafting program which provides students with actual on-the-job work experience; required minimum of 45 clock hours work at the assigned business for each credit hour enrolled.

Using advanced modeling tools to create complex parametric models, assemblies, engineering drawings and presentation drawings.
Prerequisites: DR119 3D Parametric Modeling I

Development of working drawings of architectural and/or mechanical designs for external clients. Emphasis on teamwork, leadership building, communication, time management, problem solving, and presentation skills.
Prerequisites: DR119 3D Parametric Modeling I, or Departmental Consent, and DR212 Architectural CAD Drafting

Computer Science

Computer use within the healthcare industry: includes computer hardware, software,databases,security, privacy, storage and other computer related systems. Focus is on health information technicians, administrative and clinical systems as well as Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

An introduction to digital design concepts including: number systems, Boolean algebra fundamentals, Karnaugh maps, gates, flop-flops, shift registers, memories, etc.; basic engineering aspects of computer architecture; introduction to hardware description languages and imbedded systems.

Programming in Structured and Visual Basic; application of programming fundamentals to problem solving.

Reinforce computer programming techniques previously covered in CS200 through the use of a new programming language. Languages rotate from semester to semester to further the understanding and application of programming.
Prerequisites: CS200 Problem Solving and Programming

Principles of algorithm design and their application to procedural programming: state, control structures, functions modules. Patterns of conditional and iterative control structure. Program testing. Introduction to data structures, classes, and objects. Programming projects. Analyzing problems, designing solutions and expressing them in the form of a well-structured program in a high-level language such as Java and C+.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra, or Departmental Consent, and CS111 Visual Basic Programming

This course will cover the techniques used in problem solving and mathematical reasoning. Students will learn the framework for basic programming algorithms, and the roles discrete objects play in basic computations required in logical programming practices.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher

A study of common data and program structures together with associated algorithms. Topics include interfaces, and introduction of the concept of date abstraction and information hiding, design patterns, arrays, stacks, queues, lists, trees, heaps, hash tables, recursion, binary search, and tree traversals. Experience with both use and implementation of these structures and algorithms using a modern programming language. Discussion of tradeoffs involving performance and software maintainability.
Prerequisites: CS200 Problem Solving and Programming

Computer Support Specialist

Study of microcomputer including word processing, spreadsheets, database, necessary hardware concepts and terminology.

Microcomputers and various software applications; hardware and software selection, integration, and implementation; fundamentals of operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and computer problem solving.

Extension of basic knowledge of microcomputers and various software applications and operating systems using advanced features of word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation graphics to properly solve real world problems.
Prerequisites: IS104 Microcomputer Applications

Word processing skills including basic formatting features, editing methods, managing and maintaining documents and basic enhancement of documents.

Word processing skills that include how to add visual appeal; mail merge, tables and columns; enhance presentation of text with charts; use macros; create and apply styles.
Prerequisites: IS108 Word Processing I

Use of spreadsheet software to demonstrate competencies in using formatting techniques, features and functions with hands-on experience; managing financial statements; working with formulas and functions; developing professional-looking worksheets; charting and graphic capabilities.

Continuation of IS110 Spreadsheets I with use of advanced features of spreadsheets, lists and PivotTables, managing and auditing multiple worksheets and workbooks, collaborating with workgroups and creating and editing macros.
Prerequisites: IS110 Spreadsheets I with a grade of C or better

Use of microcomputers in all stages of publishing: the creation of text and pictures assemblage of pages and printing of documents.

Continuation of IS111 Spreadsheets II with ue of advanced features of spreadsheets application using projects and importing and exporting data.
Prerequisites: IS111 Spreadsheets II

Use of graphics software in the business and desktop publishing environments; bit-map and object-oriented graphics software.

Principles of effective web interaction to create and maintain an effective web presence. This includes exploration of the primary design elements of proximity, alignment, repetition, and contract, in addition to the impact of color, images, page layout and typography on an intended audience. Web terminology and structure are explored as are web driven interactions such as blogs and social media.

Study of ethical, legal and security issues as they relate to the web including copyright laws/fair use, cyber ethics, moral responsibilities of the web designer, web privacy, censorship, web accessibility laws, spam, virus protection and internet attacks.

Students will gain the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements, install, configure and maintain devices for end users. This course also covers the basics of networking and security/forensics, proper and safe diagnosis, resolve and document common hardware issues while applying troubleshooting skills.

Students will gain the knowledge required to install, configure and maintain software for end users. This course will also cover the basics of networking and security/forensics, properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common software issues while applying troubleshooting skills. Students will also gain appropriate customer support and soft skills; understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment.
Prerequisites: IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials with grade of C or better

Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

Describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
Prerequisites: IS182 Cisco CCNA I

Troubleshooting common network problems at Layers 1, 2, 3, and 7 using a layered model approach; performing and verifying initial switch configuration tasks for remote access management, VLANs, interVLAN routing,VTP,trunking and RSTP operation; identifying the basic parameters to configure a wireless network and common implementation issues.
Prerequisites: IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS183 Cisco CCNA II

Describing, configuring and troubleshooting different methods for connecting to WANs including Point-to-Point and Frame Relay, configure, verify and troubleshoot network router functions (DNS, DHCP, NAT, and VPNs) and work with network security functions including access control lists (ACLs), VPNs and VLANs.
Prerequisites: IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS184 Cisco CNA III, and IS183 Cisco CCNA II

This course teaches students how to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in enterprise network. Students will learn how to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions, using a range of routing protocols in IPv4 and IPv6 environments. The course also covers the configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers.
Prerequisites: IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS185 Cisco CCNA IV, and IS184 Cisco CNA III, and IS183 Cisco CCNA II

Course teaches students how to implement, monitor and maintain switching in converged enterprise campus networks. Students will learn how to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions. The course also covers the secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice and video into campus networks.
Prerequisites: IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS185 Cisco CCNA IV, and IS184 Cisco CNA III, and IS183 Cisco CCNA II

Course teaches students how to monitor and maintain complex, enterprise routed and switched IP networks. Students will plan and execute regular network maintenance, as well as support and troubleshooting using technology based processes and best practices, based on systematic and industry recognized approaches.
Prerequisites: IS186 Cisco CCNP: Route, and IS187 Cisco CCNP: Switch

Introduction to relational database concepts and terminology; basic database skills including creating, using and modifying tables, queries, forms and reports.

Advanced database skills including importing and exporting; creating advanced queries, forms, reports, data access pages and macros; managing the database.
Prerequisites: IS201 Database I with a grade of C or better

On-the-job training offered in conjunction with the Computer Support Specialist program.
Prerequisites: 24 credit hours of IS CS courses, or Departmental Consent

On-the-job training offered in conjunction with the Computer Support Specialist program.
Prerequisites: IS210 Computer Support Internship I

Introduction of common networking LAN and WAN schema with emphasis on development of procedures for choosing best network configurations including topology, protocol, hardware, software and media selection; technology concepts introduced with hands-on application.

This is a PHP programming course which provides the knowledge necessary to design and develop dynamic, database-driven web pages. This web language provides substantial website functionality including e-commerce. In-depth techniques, the PHP framework, and syntax used to build dynamic websites will be explored. Connectivity to ODBC-compliant databases with hands on practice creating database-driven HTML forms and reports with databases such as MySQL will be applied. .
Prerequisites: IS228 Data Base Structures, or Departmental Consent

Extensive coverage of common LAN, WAN schema with emphasis on development of Technology Plan for small business networks with procedures for installation, maintenance and support with in-depth, hands-on application.
Prerequisites: IS212 Networking I, and IS183 Cisco CCNA II, or IS182 Cisco CCNA I

Explore the use of HTML and CSS in basic website design and development, according to best practices, by way of coding with a text-based editor without the assistance of graphical user interfaces. This includes developing skills for troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: IS135 Website Layout & Graphics, or Departmental Consent

Installing, configuring, administrating and troubleshooting the Linux operating system in a vendor neutral environment; a hybrid between survey and practicum with attention given to basic commands of the Linux operating system in addition to file, device and directory management; exposure to networking and system services as well as in-depth understanding of the structural organization of the file system.

Comparative study of server-side computer operating systems and virtual machine technologies; attention given to MS-Windows, UNIX/Linux, Novell, and MAC OS/X based operating systems utilized in virtual machine environments while coexisting on the same hardware platform; concepts introduced and explored in a vendor neutral setting with special attention given to industry best practices.
Prerequisites: IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials with grade of C or better, or Departmental Consent

Analysis of security risks to a computer network system and implementation of workable security procedures including security policies to protect information assets from potential intrusion, damage and theft.
Prerequisites: IS182 and IS183 and IS184 and IS185, or IS212 or IS224 Networking I and II

Enhanced business and technical knowledge of project management skills based on best practices in project management with universal project management principles and people skills; experience in leading, managing and directing small to medium scale projects; development of business, interpersonal and technical project management skills required to successfully manage projects and business initiatives with a technology component including project initiation,scope,planning,execution, coordination, productivity, closure, support, lessons learned as well interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, negotiation, communication, team building, leadership and setting and managing expectations.

Incorporate knowledge and skill in web development to compile a representation of student work and achievement. This can encompass the application of a real world project as well as web development artifacts for the inclusion in a student portfolio.
Prerequisites: IS228 Data Base Structures

Introduction to client-side JavaScript as it relates to web page development. JavaScript core language and syntax will be discussed along with the Document Object Model (DOM). The event model and DOM will be used to interact with HTML components to create dynamic web content. AJAX will also be introduced to allow for dynamic asynchronous communications with servers to present data interactively on Web forms. Prerequisites: IS225 Website Management
Prerequisites: IS225 Website Management and Development I

Develop the skills needed to launch and conduct a successful digital investigation. Conduct a high-tech investigation, by acquiring, analyzing and reporting digital evidence findings.
Prerequisites: IS148 CompTIA A+ Essentials with grade of C or better, and Departmental Consent, and IS212 Networking I

Analysis of security risks to a control system or control systems network. Implement workable security procedures. Practice security policies to protect physical and logical assets from potential intrusion, manipulation, damage, and theft.
Prerequisites: CS106 Introduction to Computer Engineering, and Departmental Consent, and IS212 Networking I

Secure creation and identification of algorithms and their application to procedural programming. Analyze problems and mitigate vulnerabilities in existing applications using a high-level language, such as Java or C%2B%2B.
Prerequisites: CS200 Problem Solving and Programming, and Departmental Consent

Criminal Justice

The historical development and the internal and external issues of the various components of the criminal justice system including police, corrections and the courts and how these interrelated components result in the administration of justice today.

Theories of causation of crime and their relationship to social structure and culture.

Practical analysis of modern administration theory and supervisory, management principles and their application to the unique operating problems of criminal justice organizations.

The unique types of writing required in a criminal justice career; gathering pertinent information and recording that information by writing a variety of report narratives representative of those prepared by individuals working in a profession within the criminal justice system.

Basic photography theory and practice as applied to criminal investigation and criminalistics; taking, preparing, and documenting pictures for evidential purposes.

Basic concepts of written communications adapted to the specific tasks encountered in the corrections profession; dealing with conflict and cooperation, proper grammar and writing information and proper corrections reports; group discussions, structured exercises to build vocabulary, written communication, oral communication and narrative report writing for the corrections field.

Ethical considerations facing the correctional employee; determining moral behavior, developing moral and ethical behavior, ethics and criminal justice, ethics and the courts, policy and management issues and professionalism.

The unique needs and issues of specialized inmate populations; management strategies and programming necessary to humanely incarcerate these groups and to prepare them for successful reintegration into free society; the medically and mentally ill, the mentally challenged, women, juveniles convicted as adults, the elderly, high risk inmates, and those with unique or non-mainstream religious needs.

The historical precedents and philosophical reasons for treating juveniles differently from adults; empirical evidence about child development that can illuminate the reasons for their special status within the system; major theories that have been proposed as explanations of delinquent behavior; detailed overview of the juvenile justice system, from its beginnings to the current state of the institution.

The role of police in society and the application of key concepts to policing scenarios; identification, discussion and assessment of critical police practices and processes to include deployment, arrest procedures, search strategies and other operational considerations.

This course meets the needs of the Criminal Justice alignment project and serves as the equivalency to the 560-hour basic law enforcement training curriculum, approved by the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers'' Standards and Training and the Director of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training center or other equivalent law enforcement certification agencies.

Introductory study of the field of corrections; correctional process of probation, institutions, and parole; survey of correction careers and correction theories.

Mental abnormalities and minor maladjustments, their causes and methods of treatment; an approach to understanding one's self.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology

In-depth study of current key issues in corrections.

History, scope and nature of law; parties to a crime; classification of offenses; criminal acts and intent; the capacity to commit crime; and criminal defenses; elements of misdemeanor and felony crimes.

Basic court system procedures and the jurisdiction of the courts; constitutional and other legal requirements that affect law enforcement practices and procedures; confessions and interrogations, identification procedures, arrest, search and seizure, and admissibility of evidence.

Effective interview and interrogation techniques, crime scene management and lab processes, crime scene documentation methods, case preparation and court presentation.

Scientific aids as utilized by law enforcement agencies in the investigation of crime, their application in the field as well as the laboratory in their presentation in court.

Preparation for students seeking a criminal justice vocation which provides actual experience in their career choice through a practicum with a criminal justice agency using periods of observation and supervised tasks as basis for discussion during meetings with instructor.

Digital Animation

3D tools for film, game, and architectural development using construction, painting, and animation of 3D objects, characters, and cameras inside a 3D environment.

The graphical representation of storytelling based upon the organization, layout, content, theme, action, and timing of conceptual designs for multimedia projects.

Using animations, film footage, digital images, graphics, text, audio (music) and special effects to create a video composition.

Advanced processes of creating model geometry, materials, lighting, particle systems, wiring parameters, bone systems, inverse kinematics rigs, and character animations.
Prerequisites: AN101 Digital Animation I

The creation of three dimensional characters using various digital modeling techniques. Included are rigging, skinning and animation techniques.
Prerequisites: AN101 Digital Animation I

Creating interactive 3D computer games including: modeling, animating, applying textures and materials, characters rigging, game map composition, game map modification, programming and utilizing game engines.
Prerequisites: AN202 Digital Animation II

Knowledge and skills to create audience driven 3D animation and video game works for assembly into a professional portfolio.
Prerequisites: AN220 Video Game Development, or Departmental Consent, and AN204 Character Animation

Drama-Theatre

In this exploration of film culture and world cinema, students experience a broad range of films from around the world. Many major film cultures around the globe provide stimulating alternatives and challenges to the dominant Hollywood cinematic oeuvre. Through theoretical concepts and methodologies, students analyze world cinema (films from Europe, the Americas, and Asia) in its different national and cultural contexts.

An exploration of the four areas of stage design-sets, lights, costumes, and sound-including examination of relevant history and technology in these areas. Emphasis is placed on the design process and design development.

A study of the background of the theatre including, but not limited to, a historical overview of the theatre, selected play script readings from historical periods, surveys of playwrights and their times and critical analyses of play scripts read.

A study of the background of the theatre including, but not limited to, a historical overview of the theatre, selected play script readings from historical periods, surveys of playwrights and their times and critical analyses of play scripts read.

For the beginning actor, using physical and vocal exercises, improvisation, study of acting methods and theories, and selected roles and scenes; techniques for relaxation, total concentration, dedication and research for role analysis; critical analysis of the genre of theatre stressed.

Principles of scale, perspective and foreshortening as applied to scenic design; exercises in model building and drafting or sketching a theatrical design.

Construction of technical aspects of departmental theatre productions, including design considerations of properties, sound, scenery, lighting, special effects and stage management with emphasis on practical results through crew work on the public performances of each production.

Study and practice of the basic application of stage make-up including character analysis, anatomy, materials and special make-up techniques and problems.

A continued development of methods and techniques begun in TH116 Introduction to Acting with emphasis placed on script analysis and scene preparation, acting styles from period plays and contemporary vocal and movement techniques.
Prerequisites: TH116 Acting I with a grade of C or better

Improving the speaking voice by gaining control over articulation, enunciation and pronunciation; anatomy of speaking mechanism, the International Phonetic Alphabet and nuances of regional or foreign accents and dialects; performance-oriented but practical for non-performing students who wish to improve their speaking abilities.

Participation in main stage theatre productions with crew lead responsibilities.

Performance in main stage theatre productions during the school year.

A continuation of TH126, performance in main stage theatre productions during the school year.
Prerequisites: TH126 Theatre Performance I

A continuation of TH127, performance in main stage theatre productions during the school year.
Prerequisites: TH127 Theatre Performance II

A continuation of TH128, performance in main stage theatre productions during the school year.
Prerequisites: TH128 Theatre Performance III

The role of the Costume Designer in the production process including script analysis, application of design elements and principles to the design of theatrical costumes and the study and research of fashion history; practical experience in costume design and construction through required concurrent enrollment in TH123 Theatre Practicum.

A continuation of TH123, participation in main stage theatre productions with crew lead responsibilities.
Prerequisites: TH123 Theatre Practicum I

A continuation of TH132, participation in main stage theatre productions with crew lead responsibilities.
Prerequisites: TH132 Theatre Practicum II

A continuation of TH133, participation in main stage theatre productions with crew lead responsibilities.
Prerequisites: TH133 Theatre Practicum III

On-the-job training offered in conjunction with the HCC theatre curriculum.

Elements of lighting design for theater and/or television/film/video applications, theatrical lighting equipment, control systems and creation of corresponding technical schedules and drawings necessary for design and control.

An exploration of the technology and basic principles in the field of sound engineering. Emphasis is placed on the practical use of equipment and computer hardware/software as related to sound in live music, recording and theatrical performances.

Building upon current acting skills, development of an acting ensemble focused on improvisational and rehearsed short performances with the ensemble performing for varied audiences in a variety of performance venues throughout the semester to represent HCC and the theatre program when doing so.

Early Childhood Education

Career opportunities in the child-care field including student self-assessment of interests and skills.

Activities that stimulate learning including art, science, pre-number concepts, dramatic play, language, fine and gross motor skills.

Continuation of CC102 Creative Activities I focusing on further development of preschool activities with emphasis on language and music.

Introduction to nutritional needs, health issues and safety considerations specific to care and development of young children.

Behaviors and growth patterns particular to infants and toddlers.

Behaviors and growth patterns particular to infants and toddlers.

Language and early literacy skill development in children ages birth-6 years; appropriate practices to foster emerging language and literacy; contextual influences on language and literacy development and growth, including teaching strategies, research, curriculum design, assessment and evaluation, technology, and family involvement.

Human Development from conception through preschool focusing on the interaction of biological factors, interpersonal relationships, social structure and cultural values in shaping the individual and changing behavior.

Supervised lab experiences involving the assistance in an ongoing curriculum for preschoolers. One hour lecture and eight hours lab experience per week. Background validation required.

Supervised lab experiences involving planning, teaching, supervising and evaluating preschool activities. One hour lecture and eight hours lab experience per week. Background validation required.
Prerequisites: CC201 Child Care Lab I

Programming as it applies to quality child care.

Management skills and responsibilities associated with the administration of a child care center.

This course is designed for teachers of young children. Special emphasis is given to creating respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families, and involve families in the child`s development and learning. Topics covered include the history of child-rearing methods, types of families, parenting styles and strategies, parent fears and concerns, purposes of child behavior, community support systems, and effective communication techniques.

An overview of the guiding philosophies in working with children with disabilities and their families to provide interventions and support. This class will provide students in the early childhood education program knowledge of special needs children in the areas of development, health, genetics, assessment and effects of environments.

Principles upon which developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood programs are based emphasizing curriculum development and the study of existing early childhood curriculum models.

Economics

Basic facts, principles and problems of economics: determination of supply, demand and price level; the monetary and banking system, inflation and growth; the stock market and principles of economic development; other economic systems.

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An introduction to price and distribution analysis; the determination of wages, rent, interest and profit; theory of the firm; monopoly and government regulation; international economic relations.

An introduction to price and distribution analysis; the determination of wages, rent, interest and profit; theory of the firm; monopoly and government regulation; international economic relations.

Education

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

Development of awareness of interest, abilities, values and resources one uses in making career decisions.

An introduction to college success strategies including college-level study skill techniques, goal setting, and healthy lifestyles as well as identification of one's interests, values, skills and personality to assist in making career choices.

An introduction to the concept of leadership that provides an opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study, observation and application.

Exploration of a complex topic or problem in a seminar setting.

An examination of professional education for students considering a career in teaching including history and philosophy of education, legal and ethical issues, governance and finance issues.
Prerequisites: a GPA of 2.5 or higher

An examination of professional education for students considering a career in teaching including history and philosophy of education, legal and ethical issues, governance and finance issues.
Prerequisites: a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Practical experience observing and working as a student aide in a public school classroom using skills and theories addressed in ED201 Introduction to Education; development of a general understanding of the teaching profession through observation and practice which will provide a foundation for subsequent courses in education, and a career in education.
Prerequisites: a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Directed study in a specialized area under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Directed study in a specialized area under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Directed study in a specialized area under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Directed study in a specialized area under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Directed study in a specialized area under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Emergency Medical Sciences

Concepts and application of emergency care to prepare an entry-level provider with knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes necessary to provide care at the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) level. Information and techniques necessary for certification as an EMR with the State of Kansas and The National Registry of EMTs.

Guidelines for patient assessment, understanding the pathophysiology and scientific rationale in implementing patient care to the seriously injured patient.

Concepts of emergency care that prepare an entry-level provider and primary staff for basic life support ambulance services. Information and techniques necessary for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the State of Kansas and National Registry of EMT.

Laboratory portion of EM110 Emergency Medical Technician.

Guidelines for paramedics, nurses, physicians and respiratory therapists in patient assessment, understanding the pathophysiology and scientific rationale in implementing patient care to the critically ill patient. Meets current standards of the American Heart Association most specific to the treatment of adults including modifications in pharmacological modalities, emotional and physiological responses to illness and injury and special types of equipment.

Expanded qualifications of certified EMT personnel to permit operations in a wilderness environment.

Further training in lifesaving techniques for first responders to transition to the EMT level including extrication demonstrations, advanced airway adjuncts, treatment of traumatic injuries and cardiopulmonary resuscitation demonstrations.

Didactic, laboratory and clinical phases training EMTs in more advanced patient assessment of the critically ill and injured and, in accordance with locally adapted protocol, the initiation and maintenance of intravenous (IV) fluid therapy.

Study of contemporary topics in emergency medical care and appropriate intervention by paramedic personnel.

Fundamental elements necessary for student to recognize and react to cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants; instruction and practice for skill acquisition in CPR, AED, rescue breathing, bag-valve mask use and relief of choking. Information in basic cardiac function and risk factors related to cardiac emergencies. Identification of potential scene and personal safety risks and precautions.

Fundamental elements necessary for student to recognize and react to cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants; instruction and practice for skill acquisition in CPR, AED, rescue breathing, and relief of choking. Instruction in recognition and skill practice of common workplace/community first aid emergencies. Instruction and knowledge related to risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Identification of potential scene and personal safety risks and precautions.

Fundamental elements necessary for students to recognize and react to cardiac emergencies with particular focus on children; instruction and practice for skill acquisition in CPR,AED, rescue breathing, and relief of choking with particular focus on children. Instruction in recognition and skill practice of common childcare/educational setting first aid emergencies. Instruction and knowledge related to risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Identification of potential scene and personal safety risks and precautions with emphasis on child childcare/educational environments. Additional topics include: Prevention of emergencies: Indoor, outdoor and automobile safety. Recognizing and reporting signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect. Recognition and reaction to developmental stages of children as a first aid provider.

Fundamental elements necessary for students to recognize and react to community/workplace first aid incidents as an advanced level first aid provider; instruction in recognition and reaction to multiple-casualty incidents and triage principles, introduction to key concepts relating to biological or chemicial agents associated with mass casualty situations. Instruction and practice for skill acquisition in professional rescuer level CPR, AED, rescue breathing, and relief of choking. Instruction and knowledg e related to risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Identification of potential scene and personal safety risks and precautions.

Procedures necessary for continued licensure as an EMT.

Advanced health care level in and out of the hospital involving respirators, intravenous pumps, supplemental feeding systems, medication pumps, blood administration set ups, chest drainage devices, mobile traction systems and many other advanced care apparatus.

Guidelines for paramedics, nurses, physicians and respiratory therapists in patient assessment, understanding the pathophysiology and scientific rationale in implementing patient care to the critically ill patient.

Emergency scene organization including safe operation in hostile situations, armed encounters, hostage situations, violent crimes, sniping incidents and civil disturbances.

Performance of emergency scene responsibilities in field EMS units; basic patient care principles compared to case histories.

Pharmacology and medication administration as a significant part of health care; analysis of drug classifications, expected actions, contraindications, dosages and side effects of drugs, clinical implications and calculations of drug dosages.

Treatment of traumatic injury, common injuries as they relate to the major body systems, the concept of total

Disease processes, their acute manifestations, advanced assessment techniques and treatment modalities.

Preparatory emergency medical science information and skills to include medical-legal considerations, communications, documentation, patient history gathering and patient assessment; demonstration and practice of psychomotor skills at component through scenario levels; clinical experience to allow application for theory and practice.

Lab portion of EM191 Paramedic I.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Cardiac related emergencies, EKS interpretation, advanced cardiac resuscitation, pediatric emergencies, emergency pharmacology, electrical therapy and airway management; demonstration and practice of psychomotor skills at component through scenario levels; clinical experience to allow application for theory and practice.

Lab portion of EM192 Paramedic II.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Intensive care situations in the hospital, emergency scene management, crisis intervention and traumatic injury; advanced medical emergencies and pre-hospital trauma life support materials presented; demonstration and practice of psychomotor skills at component through scenario levels; clinical experience to allow application for theory and practice.

Preparatory emergency medical science information and skills to include medical-legal considerations, communications, pharmacology, airway, documentation, patient history gathering and patient assessment; demonstration and practice of psychomotor skills at component through scenario levels; clinical experience to allow application for theory and practice.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Scene safety, organization of the response, strategies in team work, tactical field operations, rapid gathering of information, evaluation of the patient and scene, problem solving and interaction with other agencies; demonstration and practice of psychomotor skills at component through scenario levels; clinical experience to allow application for theory and practice.

Preparatory emergency medical science information and skills to include medical-legal considerations, communications, pharmacology, airway, documentation, patient history gathering and patient assessment; demonstration and practice of psychomotor skills at component through scenario levels; clinical experience to allow application for theory and practice.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

English Composition and Lit

Basic rules of grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, and sentence mechanics. Planning, organizing, drafting, and revising strategies to produce paragraphs and multiple-paragraph essays.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Writing Score of 0 to 39, or Compass Writing score of 52 or below, or Asset Writing Score of 23 to 40

Grammar, punctuation, spelling and sentence writing. Course does not fulfill the graduation requirement.
Prerequisites: EN098 Basic English with a grade of C or higher, or Asset Writing Score of 41-44 or ACT English Score of 17-19, or Accuplacer Writing Score of 40 to 68, or Compass Writing Score of 53 to 75

Essentials of composition. Emphasis is placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Selected readings for models and criticism are used. In addition to the content of EN101, individual assistance is also given in areas of need.
Prerequisites: EN098 Basic English with a grade of C or higher, or Asset Writing Score of 41-44 or ACT English Score of 17-19, or Compass Writing Score of 53 to 75, or Accuplacer Writing Score of 40 to 68

Essentials of composition. Emphasis is placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Selected readings for models and criticism are used.
Prerequisites: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or Accuplacer Writing Score of 69 to 120, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units.
Prerequisites: EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units. The honors experience is provided through individual initiative in topic selection and creation of papers, an enriched intellectual experience and group interaction. Prerequisite: EN100, EN101, or EN103H with a grade of C or better, and members of the Honors Program and Presidential Scholars or permission of the department.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Grammatical and mechanical principles for written business communication, including sentence structure, sentence construction, punctuation, and spelling. This course does not meet English requirements for the Associate in Arts degree or Associate Science degree.

This course introduces students to technical writing, helping students develop skills that they can apply to a variety of technical documents appropriate to each student's course of study. Students learn principles of organizing, writing and revising clear, readable documents for industry and business.

Reading and evaluating books for children as well as student participation in story telling. Attention to illustrators. Course does not satisfy general education English requirements of four-year colleges and does not meet the English requirement for graduation.

Reading and evaluating books for children as well as student participation in story telling. Attention to illustrators. Course does not satisfy general education English requirements of four-year colleges and does not meet the English or humanities requirement for graduation.

The mythology of world cultures with emphasis on the Greek and Roman cultures, focusing on mythology as a shaper of human responses to the universe and as the expression in symbols and images of the most basic level of the human psyche. Course does not satisfy the English Requirement for graduation. It does satisfy the humanities requirement.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Understanding and explanation of elements of the writer's craft in prose and poetry.

Types of literature: fiction, drama and poetry; compositions appropriate to the selections are required.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

Outstanding works of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the eighteenth century with attention to the periods of British literary history.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Outstanding works of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the eighteenth century.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Outstanding works of British literature, from the end of the eighteenth century through the present, with attention to the periods of British literary history.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Outstanding works of British literature, from the end of the eighteenth century through the present, with attention to the periods of British literary history. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Representative works of major American writers from the beginning to 1865.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Representative works of major American writers from the beginning to 1865. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Representative works of major American writers from 1865 to the present.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Representative works of major American writers from 1865 to the present. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Fiction and poetry by major writers since World War II exploring major trends and ideas in contemporary literature.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

A course in reading, with special attention to Shakespeare's use of language, image, and motif as they create a theme. Emphasis is placed upon critical reading both in class discussion and composition.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Introduction to the field of cultural studies through the close analysis of classic fairy tales using both film and literary theory to enhance students' critical thinking skills as they examine both written and visual texts.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB, or Honors English Comp I with a grade of C or higher

Introduction to the field of cultural studies through the close analysis of classic fairy tales using both film and literary theory to enhance students'' critical thinking skills as they examine both written and visual texts.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society allows for students to gain a greater grasp of critically reading and analyzing both written and visual texts through the examination of major medieval literary texts and their contemporary adaptations. These skills gained will better prepare the students for deeper thinking both inside and outside the classroom.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society allows for students to gain a greater grasp of critically reading and analyzing both written and visual texts through the examination of major medieval literary texts and their contemporary adaptations. These skills gained will better prepare the students for deeper thinking both inside and outside the classroom.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

A survey of the fascinating history of vampire literature. Students will examine the persistent popularity of the vampire, catalog the diverse characteristics of vampire mythology, and justify why the vampire has evolved from menacing monster to misunderstood hero by analyzing historical and contemporary works (novels and films). Students will dive into the underworld for a taste of vampire lore.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

Continued practice in poetry writing with emphasis on technique.
Prerequisites: EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing

Continued practice in poetry writing with emphasis on technique.
Prerequisites: EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing

Develop effective comprehension strategies for reading paragraphs, expository texts, and multi-discipline textbooks with an emphasis on main ideas, supporting details, inferred meanings, and vocabulary development. This course does not fulfill graduation requirement
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Reading Score of 0 to 68, or Compass Reading Score of 74 or below, or Asset Reading Score of 38 or below

Emphasis on PQ5R study method, budgeting time, note-taking, concentrating, memorization and test-taking strategies. This course does not fulfill graduation requirements.
Prerequisites: LC097 Reading Comprehension I, or Asset Reading Score of 38 or below

The College Learning Methods course emphasizes active learning practices in which students learn personal management skills, learning process, and classroom activities and behaviors designed to enhance learning and academic success.

Family and Consumer Science

Human development from conception through preschool focusing on the interaction of biological factors, interpersonal relationships, social structure and cultural values in shaping the individual and changing behavior. Students participate in observation and guidance in a preschool setting.

Nutrition requirements of a person during the successive stages of development with emphasis on nutrients, their availability in foods and factors affecting utilization.

Nutrition requirements of a person during the successive stages of development with emphasis on nutrients, their availability in foods and factors affecting utilization.

Fire Science

Building materials, their physical properties and reactions to fire; building configurations and their applicability to specific hazardous industrial operations.

History and philosophy of fire protection; review of statistics of loss of life and property by fire; introduction to agencies involved in fire protection; current legislative developments and career orientation; current related problems; review of expanding future fire protection.

Fire department organization; inspections, public cooperation and image; recognition of fire hazards and development and implementation of a systematic and deliberate inspection program; survey of local, state and national codes pertaining to fire prevention and related technology.

Fire fighting tactics and strategies for attacking fires in both residential and commercial structures.

Freeing victims trapped in an automobile; techniques for gaining entry and displacing barriers to victim removal.

Rescue of and/or rescue support to a victim in a confined space; skills and attitudes necessary to perform basic confined-space rescue operations and building skills for subsequent courses. This course follows the guidelines in NFPA 1006-Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications Chapter 7.1.
Prerequisites: FS108 Rope Rescue I, or Departmental Consent

Basic rescue operations utilizing ropes, hardware and related equipment. This course follows the guidelines of NFPA 1006-Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 6.1.

Advanced rescue techniques using hoisting systems, stokes, traversing and ascending techniques and adverse conditions rescue. This course follows the guidelines in NFPA 1006-Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 6.2.
Prerequisites: FS108 Rope Rescue I, or Departmental Consent

Beginning course leading to Firefighter I certification, including emergency medical care, fire behavior, firefighting equipment and rescue and safety procedures.

Assessing hazardous materials threats to community through a study of hazardous materials properties and behavior emphasizing a safe and systematic approach to incidents involving harmful agents.

A follow-up course to FS110 Firefighter I, leading to a Firefighter II certification, including fire behavior, firefighting equipment, rescue and safety procedures, fire department operations and management and emergency medical care.

Information to keep personnel up-to-date on changes occurring in fire service community.

Expansion of the knowledge derived from FS108 Basic High Angle Rescue and FS109 Advanced High Angle Rescue, utilizing traverses, tower rescue techniques, advanced anchoring systems and advanced stokes-basket techniques to safely complete a rescue action plan.
Prerequisites: FS108 Rope Rescue I

Required training for all personnel prior to certification as a Wildland Firefighter Type 2 under the Wildland Qualifications System (NWCG 310-1); entry level course for all new firefighters and refresher course for veteran firefighters.

Incident Command System -features collectively identifying the unique quality of the ICS as an incident or event management system.

Opportunity to experience a type of firefighting usually not available in the central plains region of the United States enabling students to choose the type of department they wish to apply to upon completion of their education.

Opportunity for the student to acquire experience in his/her career choice through a practicum with a fire service agency with the agency providing observational experiences and supervised activities for the student.

Use of portable pumps and related equipment needed to carry out field operations with peak efficiency and safety; correct water usage, basic hydraulics and equipment care.

Procedures for safe power saw operation in a wildland fire suppression setting and basic maintenance and field repairs of power saws.

Fire ground strategy and tactics including structure, priorities and language of the emergency scene.

Basic scuba diving skills conducted in three distinct settings beginning in the classroom, followed by the teaching and assessment of skills in both confined water and open water.

Preparation of fire science students for the physical requirements needed to pass fitness tests and the demands of a career in the fire service.

Continuation of FS145 Firefighter Fitness and Conditioning I; preparation of fire science students for the physical requirements needed to pass fitness tests and the demands of a career in fire service.

The knowledge and skills first-responding firefighters and EMS personnel need to safely respond to routine and non-routine emergencies that may involve hazardous materials.

This course covers basic fireground operations, including live fire suppression, ventilation, and search and rescue.
Prerequisites: FS110 Firefighter I

Training in personal protective equipment, proper hoseline deployment and advancement, and any other specialized functions of the engine crew. In addition this course emphasizes correct hoseline and nozzle selection and tactics under real-time scenarios.
Prerequisites: FS110 Firefighter I, or Departmental Consent

Surface ice rescue support functions at the 'operations' level as set forth in NFPA 1670 including preplanning, scene and victim assessment, shore-based rescue operations and IMS.

Primary surface ice rescue functions at the 'technician' level as set forth in NFPA 1670 including ice rescue incident preplanning, ice rescue incident scene management, performance of ice rescue procedures utilizing equipment unique to ice rescue.

Prerequisites: FS110 Firefighter I

In accordance with FESHE, this course introduces the student to the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of private organizations governmental agencies and the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer.
Prerequisites: FS103 Intro. to Fire Protection and Suppression

Mechanical and procedural systems of fire protection, such as fire hydrants, standpipes, combustible vapor detectors, automatic sprinkler systems, flame arresters, flame-failure controls for oil and gas-fired equipment, explosion venting and pressure relief devices and automatic fire-resistive door and shutter design and operational concepts; analysis of automated computer controlled fire detection systems and automated emergency fire dispatch systems.

Application of the laws of mathematics and physics to properties of fluid states, force, pressure and flow velocities with emphasis on applying hydraulics to firefighting problems.

Manpower, equipment and apparatus with emphasis on pre-planning, fire ground organization problem solving related to fire ground decision making and attack tactics and strategy.

The study of arson investigation; necessary skills to conduct legal investigations of fires.

Operation of apparatus equipped with fire pumps including pumpers, initial fire-attack apparatus, tenders (tankers), wildland-fire apparatus and aerial apparatus equipped with pumps.

Introduction to the organization and management of a fire and emergency services department and the relationship of private organizations, governmental agencies, and the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire and emergency service, ethics, and leadership from the perspective of the company officer. This course meets the Fire Officer I requirements listed in NFPA standard 1021, 2014 edition.
Prerequisites: FS113 Firefighter II, or Departmental Consent, and FS175 Intro to Fire & Emergency Services Administration

Scene size-up, tactics and strategies for wildland firefighter in urban interface.

Environmental factors (fuels, weather and topography) that affect wildland fire behavior.

Continuation of FS125 Fire Science Internship I; practicum with a fire service agency with the agency providing observational experiences and supervised activities.

Foreign Languages

Fundamentals of pronunciation and minimum essentials of grammar. The oral approach is used with emphasis on understanding, speaking, reading, and writing phrases of practical value. Hispanic life and culture are studied. For students who have no Spanish or one semester of high school Spanish.

A reading, writing, listening, and speaking course: continuation of SP101: Elementary Spanish I or SP104: Elementary Spanish II.
Prerequisites: SP101 Elementary Spanish I, or Departmental Consent, or SP104 Spanish II

A reading, writing, listening, and speaking course; continuation of Elementary Spanish II.
Prerequisites: SP102 Spanish II

Geography

Humanity's relationship to the environment with emphasis on location, climate, population, topography and regional economics.

Health Information Management

Lab providing overview of the health information profession; experience in assembly, analysis, and filing of health records; data entry and abstracting of health information; indices; filing of reportable events.

Introduction to the health care field and health records with emphasis on the roles of health professionals, functions of the health information department, content and analysis of health records in a variety of health care settings and storage and retrieval of health information and common registries.

Elements of medical language including common abbreviations. Emphasis is placed on spelling, pronunciation, correct usage, and meaning relating to body systems, medical science, and medical specialties.

Introduction to the U.S. legal system, laws and ethical issues and how they relate to healthcare.

Fundamentals of ICD-10 Coding principles for the long term care setting.
Prerequisites: HR105 Medical Terminology, or Departmental Consent

Learning experience designed to give students the opportunity to practice skills learned in health information courses to help prepare students to perform technical functions required in a Health Information Department.
Prerequisites: HR100 Health Record Application I, and HR107 Legal Aspects of Health Information, and HR103 Intro to Health Information

Machine transcription of medical reports that make up the health record emphasizing spelling, accuracy of terminology, proofreading, neatness and format of report.
Prerequisites: HR105 Medical Terminology, or Departmental Consent, and BI103 Human A&P

Introduction to quality management concepts with emphasis on performance improvement; utilization and risk management.
Prerequisites: IS104 Microcomputer Applications, or Departmental Consent

Current Procedural Terminology (CPR) Coding, ICD Coding for outpatient surgery and the physician's office and reimbursement issues involved in ambulatory care.
Prerequisites: HR105 Medical Terminology, or Departmental Consent

Supervised learning experience designed to give the student the opportunity to practice skills learned from the classroom and application courses. Health information projects assigned give the students expertise in technical functions (e.g., ICD coding and MS-DRG assignment, CPT coding, record management in alternate care facilities, quality improvement and utilization management, cancer registries, health statistics).
Prerequisites: HR222 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I, and HR217 Health Records Applications II, and HR214 Health Statistics

Etiologies, signs, symptoms, courses and complications of diseases, and the modern practices of diagnosis and treatment.
Prerequisites: HR105 Medical Terminology, and BI103 Human A&P

Health data collection including acceptable terminology, computational methodology and display of health data used in healthcare statistics.

Supervised learning experience with credentialed health-information practitioners in an approved facility emphasizing acting independently, completing assigned projects, practicing professionalism and demonstrating an understanding of health-information concepts.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Reimbursement methodologies for inpatient hospital and physician office billing.
Prerequisites: HR222 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I, or Departmental Consent, and HR210 CPT Coding

Laboratory in applying release of information policies and procedures; computation of health care statistics, and principles of supervision.
Prerequisites: HR107 Legal Aspects of Health Information, or BU203 Principles of Supervision, and HR214 Health Statistics

Laboratory designed to give the students experience in Prospective Payment Systems concepts and case mix, quality management and utilization review; application of management principles.
Prerequisites: HR208 Quality Management, or Departmental Consent, and HR216 Reimbursement Methodologies

Basic coding principles utilizing the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) and the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Classification System (ICD-10-PCS) for the identification, coding, and sequencing of principal, primary, and secondary diagnoses; diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Prerequisites: HR105 Medical Terminology, or Departmental Consent, and BI103 Human A&P

A continuation of HR222 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I. This course continues the instruction in coding principles utilizing the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) and the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) for the identification, coding and sequencing of principal, primary, and secondary diagnoses: diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Prerequisites: HR222 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I, or Departmental Consent

Lab in coding and specialized records utilizing the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) and the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ECD-10-PCS), International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, 3rd Edition (ICD-0-3) for Cancer Registry activities, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), and Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5).
Prerequisites: HR222 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I, or Departmental Consent

Supervised learning experience at affiliated facilities designed to give students clinical experience in inpatient and ambulatory coding.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Hi Tech Health Info (HIT)

This course provides and overview of the major concepts of health information systems for individuals with backgrounds in information technology (IT) or healthcare who are considering a transition into health information systems.

This course provides a basic overview of computing concepts with periodic ties to the healthcare sector. Topics include computing terms; computer architecture; data organization, representation and structure; structure of programming languages; and networking and data communication. The design and development of a large computing system, such as one for an electronic health record, is also discussed.

This course provides students with an in-depth analysis of data mobility. Students learn about the hardware infrastructure (wires, wireless, and devices supporting them), the International Organization for Standards (ISO) stack, standards, Internet protocols, federations and grids, the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN), and other nationwide approaches.

In this course, students will learn the skills necessary to communicate effectively across the full range of roles that will be encountered in health care and public health settings. Appropriate customer service skills, effective written and oral communication, and ethical and cultural awareness are emphasized.

In this course, students will work with simulated systems or real systems with simulated data. As they play the role of practitioners using these systems, they will learn what is happening ?under the hood?. They will experience threats to security, understand how errors occur, and appreciate the need for standards and high levels of usability.

This course addresses the assessment, selecting, and configuring of electronic health records to meet the specific needs of customers and end-users. Students will understand data infrastructure and the request for proposal (RFP) process.

This course provides an overview of the most popular electronic health systems. System features are evaluated and compared as they would relate to practical deployments. Key factors such as cost, licensing, and staffing are also discussed.

This course introduces students to job expectations in healthcare settings. Topics also include the organization of care inside a practice setting, privacy laws, and professional and ethical issues.

This course introduces students to terminology and clinical procedures associated with body systems. It also covers terminology related to health information management (HIM), health information technology (HIT), and public health.

This course introduces the concepts of health information technology (HIT) and practice workflow redesign as instruments of quality improvement (QI). Students will learn methods to establish a culture that supports increased quality and safety. Approaches to assessing patient safety issues and implementing quality management and reporting through electronic systems will be discussed.

This course introduces health workflow process analysis and redesign as a necessary component of complete practice automation. The topics of process validation and change management are also covered.

This course addresses concepts of information systems specific to healthcare and public health applications. Students will be introduced to health information technology (HIT) standards, health-related data structures, software applications, and enterprise information architecture in healthcare and public health organizations.

This course discusses human factors associated with designing and implementing health information systems. Concepts of usability and the effects of new technology and workflow redesign on downstream processes will be covered.

This course will provide participants with essential knowledge and skills to deliver training to adult learners implementing electronic health records (EHR) in a variety of settings. The Instructional Systems Design (ISD) model which includes assessment of the learner and learning environment, design and development of customized education, implementation of the training plan, and evaluation of the training program effectiveness (ADDIE) will be used.

Students will work in an approved training situation under instructional supervision. The internship is designed to give the student the opportunity to use the knowledge and skills acquired in the health information systems (HIS) courses. Minimum of 90 clock hours required.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

History

Economic, political, social and intellectual development of the United States to the end of the Civil War with emphasis on development and decline of slavery, political parties, Indian policy, international relations and individuals responsible for the policies.

Economic, political, social and intellectual development of the United States to the end of the Civil War with emphasis on development and decline of slavery, political parties, Indian policy, international relations and individuals responsible for the policies.

Economic, political, social and intellectual development of the United States from the Civil War to the present with emphasis on growth of democracy, free enterprise system, welfare programs, civil rights, needs and contributions of minority groups, foreign policy and national defense.

Economic, political, social and intellectual development of the United States from the Civil War to the present with emphasis on growth of democracy, free enterprise system, welfare programs, civil rights, needs and contributions of minority groups,foreign policy and national defense.

History of the world from its origins to the 17th century.

History of the world from the 17th century to the present.

Political, economic, social, military and technological developments in Europe from Protestant Reformation to defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo.

Political, economic, social, military and technological developments in Europe from Protestant Reformation to defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo and American civilization from time of European contact to the 19th century.

Political, economic, social, military and technological developments of Europe from Congress of Vienna through both world wars to the present.

Origin of Rome, history of Republic and Early Empire, decline and fall of Roman Empire, origins and development of Christianity and origins and development of Feudalism.

History of Europe from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance.

History of Europe from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance.

Analysis of the causes and a depiction of the major events of World War II, through viewing major Hollywood films.

Lab portion of HI122 Film History of World War II.

Honors Courses

Basic principles of composition, drawing and color theory emphasizing increasing awareness of the variety of visual expression from viewing works of art from past and present; hands-on experience in composition, color and drawing.

Basic biological principles and their relationship to humans. General education course for non-science majors. Not open to students with credit in any other college biology course except with department recommendation. This course is not recommended for individuals with an interest in majoring in science. Lecture and lab.

Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: BI101 General Biology, or Departmental Consent, or BI104 Biology I

Accounting fundamentals as applied to single proprietorships including accounting cycle, financial statements, inventory, notes, depreciation and accounting principles and concepts.

Continuation of BU101 Accounting I; principles and problems of business, including partnership, corporations, manufacturing and department cost accounting; financial statement analysis studied from the managerial viewpoint.
Prerequisites: BU101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better, or BA101 Accounting I with a grade of C or better

Accounting as an instrument of management control with emphasis on the use of accounting as a basis for management decisions in planning and controlling a firm's activities; concepts of accounting, cost accounting, applications, budgeting and accounting reports to management.
Prerequisites: BU102 with a C or higher or BA102 with a C or higher

Behaviors and growth patterns particular to infants and toddlers.

An accelerated study of inorganic chemistry; first course of the ten-hour sequence of inorganic chemistry. The laboratory is based on traditional quantitative analysis to help the student gain a better understanding of chemical composition as well as the principles involved in chemical analysis. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 or higher math, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher

Continuation of CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I, featuring equilibrium (especially ionic solutions), electrochemistry, chemical thermodynamics and chemical kinetics with laboratory including equilibrium and reaction rate experiment (qualitative and quantitative), qualitative analysis, potentiometric titration and spectrophotometric determinations. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH110 Principles of Chemistry I, or CH105 Chemistry I

First of a two-semester sequence of an in-depth study of organic chemistry with emphasis on reaction mechanisms, organic reactions, and synthesis with laboratory focusing on the preparation, purification and analysis of organic products through the use of modern laboratory apparatus and instrumentation. For students whose undergraduate program requires two semesters of organic chemistry. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: CH106 Chemistry II, or CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II

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An introduction to price and distribution analysis; the determination of wages, rent, interest and profit; theory of the firm; monopoly and government regulation; international economic relations.

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

Exploration of a complex topic or problem in a seminar setting.

An examination of professional education for students considering a career in teaching including history and philosophy of education, legal and ethical issues, governance and finance issues.
Prerequisites: a GPA of 2.5 or higher

Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Directed study in a specialized area under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Directed study in a specialized area under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units. The honors experience is provided through individual initiative in topic selection and creation of papers, an enriched intellectual experience and group interaction. Prerequisite: EN100, EN101, or EN103H with a grade of C or better, and members of the Honors Program and Presidential Scholars or permission of the department.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Reading and evaluating books for children as well as student participation in story telling. Attention to illustrators. Course does not satisfy general education English requirements of four-year colleges and does not meet the English or humanities requirement for graduation.

Outstanding works of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the eighteenth century.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Outstanding works of British literature, from the end of the eighteenth century through the present, with attention to the periods of British literary history. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Representative works of major American writers from the beginning to 1865. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Representative works of major American writers from 1865 to the present. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN100/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Introduction to the field of cultural studies through the close analysis of classic fairy tales using both film and literary theory to enhance students'' critical thinking skills as they examine both written and visual texts.
Prerequisites: EN101/G=C,EN103/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society allows for students to gain a greater grasp of critically reading and analyzing both written and visual texts through the examination of major medieval literary texts and their contemporary adaptations. These skills gained will better prepare the students for deeper thinking both inside and outside the classroom.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

Continued practice in poetry writing with emphasis on technique.
Prerequisites: EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing

Basic concepts for successfully managing a farm including management records, their analysis and use in making decisions and farm management concepts dealing with credit, land, machinery, capital, crops and livestock enterprises and labor.

Nutrition requirements of a person during the successive stages of development with emphasis on nutrients, their availability in foods and factors affecting utilization.

Economic, political, social and intellectual development of the United States to the end of the Civil War with emphasis on development and decline of slavery, political parties, Indian policy, international relations and individuals responsible for the policies.

Economic, political, social and intellectual development of the United States from the Civil War to the present with emphasis on growth of democracy, free enterprise system, welfare programs, civil rights, needs and contributions of minority groups,foreign policy and national defense.

Political, economic, social, military and technological developments in Europe from Protestant Reformation to defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo and American civilization from time of European contact to the 19th century.

History of Europe from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance.

Analysis of single variable and bivariable data; probability distribution; normal probability distributions; sampling distributions; statistical inference involving one and two populations; chi-square applications.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher

Two-dimensional analytical geometry, limits, continuity, differentiation and integration with applications, trigonometric functions.
Prerequisites: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher

This is the lab portion of MA112H

Continuation of MA111 or MA112H Analytical Geometry and Calculus I; methods of integration, exponential, logarithmic, inverse trigonometric, and hyperbolic functions, infinite series.
Prerequisites: MA111 or MA112H with a grade of C or better

This is the lab portion of MA114H

Continuation of MA113 or MA114H Analytical Geometry and Calculus II; partial differentiation and multiple integrals with applications, vector analysis with applications, solid Analytic Geometry and Linear Algebra.
Prerequisites: MA113 or MA114H with a grade of C or better

This is the lab portion of MA202H

Elements of musical understanding and the study of representative compositions.

Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.

Principles, objectives, methods and materials of physical education with an emphasis on its history.

Knowledge of body functions, body care, diseases and their prevention and body abuse.

Origin and development of significant concepts that have influenced modern man''s ideological heritage

The dynamics of moral decision-making with consideration of major ethical systems and their biblical, theological and philosophical foundations.

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

A survey of the theories of and current research into the psychological development of individuals from birth to death focusing on the progressive changes experienced in the physical, cognitive and social-emotional domains of life.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology

Principles of weather, stressing the structure and composition of the atmosphere, the methods of perception and analysis of severe weather, as well as the use and understanding of meteorological instruments.

The earth''s structural and dynamic features, materials of the earth, processes and a brief history of the earth.

An introductory course in physics and chemistry, with applications to geology, climatology, oceanography, and astronomy. Lecture and lab.

Introduction to the principles of preparing and presenting speeches to audiences. A course designed to increase the understanding of and the development of skills in the process of audience analysis, research, listening, critical thinking, speech preparation and speech delivery. The honors experience is provided through a rigorous approach to speech concepts and guest speakers and encouragement to prepare and deliver public speeches outside the classroom.

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

Practical approach to mate selection, courtship and the adjustments of marriage and development of attitudes necessary for building a happy marriage.

Anthropological approach to the study of past and present human societies.

A study of the background of the theatre including, but not limited to, a historical overview of the theatre, selected play script readings from historical periods, surveys of playwrights and their times and critical analyses of play scripts read.

Product weldment processes including determining costs, weights, time management, and production of a part(s). Proper machine set up and mathematical calculations to form and fit parts to be welded.

Journalism

Introduction to various mass media (e.g. newspapers, television, motion pictures), their roles in society and their interrelationship.

Reporting techniques with emphasis on basic principles of journalistic writing; a history of journalism and overview of reporting, writing, preparing copy, copy reading and using journalistic style.

Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

Production of the college newspaper, The Collegian. Some advanced writing, copy preparation and editing, advertising, making layouts, supervising printing and distributing. Three lecture hours and three lab hours. Students in this course may also enroll in JL104: Publications Laboratory I.

Laboratory portion of JL201L Newspaper Production I.

A continuation of JL201, with increased student responsibility for publication of The Collegian. More difficult problems of production including planning schedules of production, editing and individual responsibility for complete prodution of one spread. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours. Students in this course may also enroll in JL 105.

Laboratory portion of JL202 Newspaper Production II.

Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

An introduction to the principles of magazine production, including layout design, copy writing, ad design and computer typesetting and graphics in the production of Issue 1 and planning of Issue 2 of the Dragon's Tale magazine. Training for students interested in producing in-house magazines for businesses. Four hours laboratory and lecture.

Continuation of JL205. Application of the principles of magazine production in the completion of Issue 2.

A partnership with industry and the college Visual Communications program which will provide the student with actual on-the-job work experience. The course is repeatable for credit up to a maximum of 6 credit hours.

An introduction to photographic principles combined with the study and use of cameras and equipment. Practice assignments in exposure, development and printing of photographs. One lecture hour and three hours of laboratory per week.

Laboratory portion of JP110 Basic Photography.

Advanced work in the use of both film and digital single-lens-reflex (SLR) cameras; extensive exploration of both manual and computer-assisted camera modes to cope with various lighting situations; darkroom special effects that are the basis for digital image manipulation. One hour lecture and three hours of lab a week.
Prerequisites: JP110 Basic Photography with grade of C or better

Laboratory portion of JP113 Advanced Photography.

Manipulation of digital images using software; acquiring, enhancing and manipulating, prints and digital images. Explore the principles of digital imagery through the use of digital cameras, scanners, and web images.

A course in advanced techniques for using digital photography software. This course assumes the student knows how to operate the Macintosh computer and is familiar with the tools, layers, palettes, paths and other graphic arts techniques of Adobe Photoshop software.

An introduction to studio portrait photography and the use of studio lighting equipment. The course includes at least one field trip to a professional photography studio to observe a portrait session.

Laboratory portion of JP216 Studio Portrait Photography.

Legal Assistant (Paralegal)

On the job experiences under the supervision of the program coordinator. A laboratory class held at selected training locations with the approval of the program coordinator.

Role of the legal assistant in the practice of law; types of legal assistants; what legal assistants do; employment, education and licensure; professional ethics; authorized practice of law; preparation and use of pleadings and other documents involved in the trial of a civil or criminal case with emphasis on the practice aspects associated with the trial.

Preparation and use of pleadings and other documents involved in the trial of a civil or criminal case with emphasis on the practice aspects associated with the trial.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or BA130 Law and the Legal Assistant

Legal aspects of aging including wills, guardianships, health care, financial and estate planning, taxation, housing, social security, elder abuses and other legal matters affecting the elderly and persons with special legal needs.

Role of lawyers and legal assistants as counselors with an emphasis on the general legal concepts associated with premarital agreements, marriage, annulment, separation agreements, divorce, child custody, child support, the legal rights of women and children, paternity, adoption, surrogacy and applicable torts.

Law of intestate successions, wills, trusts and future interests, with emphasis on the administration of estates under Kansas Law, including preparation of wills, trust instruments and other documents related to the probate process.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or BA130 Law and the Legal Assistant

This course will provide an overview of the rules and laws governing ethical legal obligations oriented to paralegals and professional paralegal practices. Topics include confidentiality, conflicts of interests, attorney-client and work product privileges, the authorized practice of law, interviewing, investigations, records collection and communication skills.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant

This course provides an entry-level overview of the history of Labor Laws and Employment Law oriented to paralegals. Topics include the Civil Rights of 1964, Race, Sex, Age, Disability and Religious Discrimination.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or Departmental Consent

Introduction to legal research and writing, overview of the law and how to research, simple legal research problems in case law and statutory exercises, citation form, appropriate research instruments including Westlaw and Shepard's Citations.

The development and practice of law related to workers compensation with emphasis on the Kansas Workers Compensation Act.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or BA130 Law and the Legal Assistant

Personal injury law, including review of intentional torts (e.g., assault, battery, false imprisonment), negligence and strict liability (e.g., products liability) and other tortuous conduct.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or BA130 Law and the Legal Assistant

Property rights and interests in land including estates in land; the landlord-tenant relationship; real estate transactions (deeds, contracts, leases, mortgages and title practice); private and governmental control of land use through easements,covenants, nuisance law, zoning and eminent domain.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or BA130 Law and the Legal Assistant

Fundamental principles and applications of debtor/creditor law, including debt collection, creditor rights and collective creditor actions drawn from Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or BA130 Law and the Legal Assistant

Complex legal research problems using case law, statuatory law, and Shepard's Citations; appropriate research tools for preparing legal research and writing projects, including preparation of legal memoranda related to legal research projects.
Prerequisites: LA130 Law and the Legal Assistant, or LA231 Introductory Legal Research and Writing

Machine Technology

Basic machine tool concepts including theory and practice of machinery techniques.

Single and multi-spindle drilling and engine lathe turning operations and techniques.

Use of precision measuring instruments; in-depth study of operations and procedures of milling techniques.

Mathematical functions used in a machine technology shop. Emphasis placed on decimal places/values, fractions, tolerance/limits using measurement tools, micrometers, and dial indicators.

Interpretation of blueprints in the application of machining.

Applied skills required for success as an entry level manufacturing employee including basic safety, measurement, blueprint reading, quality control and manufacturing processes, communication skills, work ethics and employability skills.

Learn and practice benchwork skills such as filing, drilling, tapping, deburring and layout for projects. Practical experience in the use of various hand tools by producing basic benchwork projects. Topics will include safety, print reading, job planning, and quality control.

Identify basic lines, views and abbreviations used in blue prints, interpret basic 3D sketches using orthographic projections and blueprints, determine dimensions of features of simple parts, sketch simple parts with dimensional measurements, determine dimensions of a multi-feature part, interpret GDT symbols, frames and datums.

Science of dimensional metrology and its applications to ensure form and function of machined parts and assemblies using semi-precision and precision measuring instruments.

Behavior and service of metals in industry. Characteristics during heating, cooling, shaping, forming, and the stress related to their mechanical properties. Theory behind allows, heat treatment processes, and wear resistance.
Prerequisites: MC110 BenchWork with a Grade of C or higher, and MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher

Conduct a job hazard analysis for a machine tool group, analyze blueprints to layout parts and materials, select hand tools and common machine shop mechanical hardware for specific applications, prescribe cutting tools for assigned operations, calculate stock size to minimize drop, machine parts to specifications outlined in machine handbooks, summarize preparations for machining operations, and apply precautions to minimize hazards for work with lathes, mills, drills and grinders.

Conduct job hazard analysis for conventional mills and lathes, develop math skills for machine tool operations, perform preventive maintenance and housekeeping on conventional mills and lathes, select work holding devices for mills, lathes and other machine tools, calculate feeds and speeds, remove material using milling and turning processes, align milling head, use a vertical mill to center drill, drill and ream holes, change tools and tool holders on milling machines, and maintain saws and grinders.

Continuation of MC115 Machining I. Basic trigonmetric functions and other procedures such as I.D. boring and facing operations; planning a sequence for machining operations; aligning work pieces; using work holding devices, jigs, and fixtures; performing threading operations on lathes; machining keyways on a vertical mill; inspecting and dressing grinding wheels; performing O.D. & I.D. threading and tapering operations; machining parts using milling cutters and milling machines; and tapping holes on a vertical mill.
Prerequisites: MC110 BenchWork with a Grade of C or higher, and MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher

History of Numerical Control (NC) and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines. Introduction to CNC machine used in the precision and machining trades. Practical experience in the application of "G" codes and "M" codes, writing CNC machine programs, and machine setup and operation.
Prerequisites: MC115 Machining I with a Grade of C or higher, or Departmental Consent

Safety procedures in manufacturing, emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations.

Students will use quality control and inspection skills as applied to CNC machining practices. Dimensional metrology and its applications will ensure form and function of machined parts and assemblies using semi-precision and precision measuring instruments.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Tool grinding techniques, tracer control systems, electrical discharge machining and numerical control.

Theory of operation, use and care of precision measuring instruments including high amplification comparators and pneumatic measuring; calibration of measuring instruments; optical measuring methods and their application to quality control systems.

Concepts of machine tool control involving coded instructions expressed as letters and numbers and including tape preparation and set-up and control of a numerical control machining center.

Review problems and create projects related to the experimental manufacturing area with emphasis on production planning, quality control, and inspection techniques.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of MC204 Machine Practices I, with emphasis on CNC applications. Complex problems and projects found in the experimental/customized manufacturing area.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent, or MC204 Machine Practices I w/Grade of C or higher

Basic machine tool concepts including theory and practice of machinery techniques.

Single and multi-spindle drilling and engine lathe turning operations and techniques.

The use of precision measuring instruments as well as an in-depth study of operations and procedures of milling techniques.

Fundamentals of manufacturing materials and processes; effect these processes have on material properties.

Basic math used in machine tool operation.

Theory of operation, use and care of precision measuring instruments including high amplification comparators and pneumatic measuring; calibration of measuring instruments; optical measuring methods and their application to quality control systems.

Problems and projects as they relate to the experimental manufacturing area with emphasis on production planning, quality control and inspection techniques.

A concept of machine tool control involving coded instructions expressed as letters and numbers including tape prepartion and set-up and control of a numerical control machining center.

Programming techniques and applications relative to current industry standards utilizing hands-on tape preparation and machinery.

Manufacturing Engineering Tech

Electrical components, their connections and their actions when AC is applied; study of phase, vectors and impedance.
Prerequisites: EE100/G=C is not a valid prereq code.

Overview of industrial/manufacturing instrumentation and control focusing on common technology, practices and applications used in instrumentation and control systems.
Prerequisites: EE203 Instruments & Measurements

Theory of hydraulic and small pneumatic components; function of cylinders, valves, pumps and hydraulic motors and their interrelationship in power application; controls for these systems.

Job evaluation, time and motion studies, standards and interrelationship with emphasis on production lines, systems, product liability, manpower planning, cost control, inspection and inventories.

Types of safety in relation to various occupations and positive approaches toward safety practices; review of aspects of the OSHA regulations as developed and enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Principles and operations of motor controls with emphasis on maintenance, operation, and utilization.

Electrical controls, their connections and their actions when AC is applied; study of electrical principles and practices required of service technicians in refrigeration, heating, air conditioning, appliance repair, commercial/industrial fields.
Prerequisites: EE103 Intro to Electronics, or EE203 Instruments & Measurements with grade of C or better

Fundamentals of renewable energy systems, including wind, solar, geo-thermal, biomass, and hydropower, including the economic and environmental costs and benefits.

Introduction to fundamentals of heating and air-conditioning in residential applications including system design and troubleshooting.

Introduction to refrigeration systems used for commercial applications.

Heating and air conditioning in commercial applications including system design and troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning, and EE203 Instruments & Measurements, or ME116 Commercial Refrigeration

Analyze small geothermal, solar and wind energy technologies for maximum efficiency and economy. Research related construction and installation codes and regulations. Identify installation considerations and methods. Troubleshoot and repair systems.
Prerequisites: ME114 Renewable Energy Technology, and EE106 Electrical Maintenance, and ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning

Principles of small renewable energy installation, troubleshooting, and repair; following manufacturer warranties, local codes and national standards to install renewable energy systems; collecting and analyzing data necessary to troubleshoot and repair renewable energy systems.
Prerequisites: ME114 Renewable Energy Technology, and EE106 Electrical Maintenance, and ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning

On-the-job training offered in conjunction with Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Electronic Engineering Technology degree and certificate programs.

Areas of apprentice training for licensing such as load estimation, sizing, location, insulation, low-voltage control systems and trouble-shooting of heating and cooling systems.

Basic mechanical skills required for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical industrial equipment as well as preventive maintenance techniques.

Function of computer-based control systems in HVAC applications.

Preparation and testing for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification in safe refrigerant handling procedures.

Preparation for licensing in evaluating structures to determine heating and cooling requirements.

Preparation for licensing in evaluating structures to determine duct sizing for heating and cooling systems.

Preparation for licensing in current common code requirements and issues impacting mechanical contractors.

Industrial technology pertaining to the manufacturing engineering, heating, ventilation and air conditioning or electronic engineering technology fields.

Introduction to safe and efficient operation of low pressure boilers and related equipment.

Mathematics

Topics from the first course in algebra including rational numbers, polynomials, rational expressions and solving equations for rational roots.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Math Score of 0-80

Elementary algebra including exponents, radicals, quadratic formula, systems of equations, graphing and other topics preparatory to MA106 College Algebra.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Math Score of 60+, or MA098 Basic Algebra with a grade of C or higher

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Math Score of 81+, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher

The six trigonometric functions and their inverses with emphasis on basic formulas and identities, solution of right and oblique triangles.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

Analysis of single variable and bivariable data; probability distribution; normal probability distributions; sampling distributions; statistical inference involving one and two populations; chi-square applications.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher

Analysis of single variable and bivariable data; probability distribution; normal probability distributions; sampling distributions; statistical inference involving one and two populations; chi-square applications.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher

Functions, theory of equations and inequalities, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions and other standard topics needed for the beginning study of calculus.
Prerequisites: MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer Math Score of 81+

Limits and continuity, elementary differential and integral calculus with applications to business, economics, social science.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher

Two-dimensional analytical geometry, limits, continuity, differentiation and integration with applications, trigonometric functions.
Prerequisites: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher

Two-dimensional analytical geometry, limits, continuity, differentiation and integration with applications, trigonometric functions.
Prerequisites: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher

This is the lab portion of MA112H

Continuation of MA111 or MA112H Analytical Geometry and Calculus I; methods of integration, exponential, logarithmic, inverse trigonometric, and hyperbolic functions, infinite series.
Prerequisites: MA111 or MA112H with a grade of C or better

Continuation of MA111 or MA112H Analytical Geometry and Calculus I; methods of integration, exponential, logarithmic, inverse trigonometric, and hyperbolic functions, infinite series.
Prerequisites: MA111 or MA112H with a grade of C or better

This is the lab portion of MA114H

Techniques in integration, including by parts, tables, inverse trig, trig substitution, and improper integrals. Areas and volumes of revolution including disk and shell methods, arc length, and surfaces of revolution. Application problems involving work, moments, and fluid pressure.
Prerequisites: MA111 or MA112H with a grade of C or better

Using CAD hardware and software to solve problems in visualization; fundamentals of orthographic projection; auxiliary view, point view and true length of line segments, edge view and true shape of planes; graphical analysis of points, line and planes; orthographic projection of solids; pictorial and sectional views; dimensions and tolerances; fasteners; working drawings; blueprint reading.

Continuation of MA113 or MA114H Analytical Geometry and Calculus II; partial differentiation and multiple integrals with applications, vector analysis with applications, solid Analytic Geometry and Linear Algebra.
Prerequisites: MA113 or MA114H with a grade of C or better

Continuation of MA113 or MA114H Analytical Geometry and Calculus II; partial differentiation and multiple integrals with applications, vector analysis with applications, solid Analytic Geometry and Linear Algebra.
Prerequisites: MA113 or MA114H with a grade of C or better

This is the lab portion of MA202H

Differential equations of first and second order, linear equations with constant coefficients, applications to geometry and physical science; solving differential equations by infinite series and the method of Laplace transforms.
Prerequisites: MA113 or MA114H with a grade of C or better

Media Comm and Production

Acquaintance with the theory, selection and application of production supplies and equipment used in studio and field audio/video productions, the properties of audio/video recording, and the application of federal regulations governing broadcasting. The historical and theoretical background of the industry and opportunities inside and outside broadcast will also be covered.

Hands-on application of the tools and skills necessary to produce and manage content in the contemporary sports communication environment. Operate in multiple roles of sports/live event media production using technical and professional interpersonal skills needed for planning, scripting, shooting, and reporting on sports and other live events.

Introduction to the fundamentals of audio production focusing on the properties of sound, conversion into electronic signals, mixing, blending and the reproduction of audio; emphasizing the application of audio as both a primary and secondary medium to enhance and compliment video.

Converting ideas, books,plays, dramas, stories and other properties into effective messages resulting in broadcast scripts for mass audiences; the management of these properties; the legal responsibility of a property manager.

In video production techniques students will hold various roles including director, producer and production crew members while handling talent, blocking scenes, dealing with composition, lighting, staging, sound scripting and sequencing of shots. Site selection, studio and location shots, production breaks, shooting schedules, various modes of production and the importance of individual reliability will also be considered.

Theory and practical experience within the video/audio editing process for actual clients and various laboratory exercises including both the creative and technical aspects of Non-linear A/V editing; the use digital formats and codecs; initiation and maintenance of a professional project portfolio required.

Application of advanced editing and post-production skills to the editing process; extending base skills from MP113 Video Editing and Post-Production I; working individually and in teams creating convergent media projects; increasing skills in color correction and video stabilization; overseeing Assistant Editors and offering guidance for client videos; further establishment of a personal portfolio; interaction with area post production facilities and professionals.
Prerequisites: MP113 Video Editing and Post Production I, or TC113 Video Editing & Post Production I

The advanced application and design of video productions for field locations or studio shoots; opportunities to build on the knowledge learned in MP112 Studio and Field Production via a variety of assigned production with real industry deadlines, equipment and current industry quality control restrictions; expand usable video portfolio; introduction of new digital production and post-production techniques in the development of multi-media projects.
Prerequisites: MP112 Studio and Field Production

The advanced application and design of video production for field locations or studio shoots; opportunities to build on the knowledge learned in MP12 Studio and Field Production via a variety of assigned productions. Students will work extensively on projects where they create or acquire scripts, create primary production documents, scout locations, direct casting, create budgets, plan craft services, coordinate crew call sheets, and guide productions into post-production.
Prerequisites: MP112 Studio and Field Production

Coursework will focus on polishing completed projects, updating resume, narrowing job searches, identifying geographies for employment and creating a final capstone project highlighting the desired field of specialization.
Prerequisites: MP213 Advanced Production Techniques, or MP214 Production Management

A partnership with industry from the Media Communication and Production office designed to provide students with actual on-the-job work experience.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

An externship with industry from the Media Communication and Production office designed to provide students with on-the-job work experience.
Prerequisites: MP220 Media Communication and Production Internship I

Media Production

Acquaintance with the theory, selection and application of production supplies and equipment used in studio and field audio/video productions, the properties of audio/video recording, and the application of federal regulations governing broadcasting. The historical and theoretical background of the industry and opportunities inside and outside broadcast will also be covered.

Hands-on application of the tools and skills necessary to produce and manage content in the contemporary sports communication environment. Operate in multiple roles of sports/live event media production using technical and professional interpersonal skills needed for planning, scripting, shooting, and reporting on sports and other live events.

Introduction to the fundamentals of audio production focusing on the properties of sound, conversion into electronic signals, mixing, blending and the reproduction of audio; emphasizing the application of audio as both a primary and secondary medium to enhance and compliment video.

Converting ideas, books,plays, dramas, stories and other properties into effective messages resulting in broadcast scripts for mass audiences; the management of these properties; the legal responsibility of a property manager.

In video production techniques students will hold various roles including director, producer and production crew members while handling talent, blocking scenes, dealing with composition, lighting, staging, sound scripting and sequencing of shots. Site selection, studio and location shots, production breaks, shooting schedules, various modes of production and the importance of individual reliability will also be considered.

Theory and practical experience within the video/audio editing process for actual clients and various laboratory exercises including both the creative and technical aspects of Non-linear A/V editing; the use digital formats and codecs; initiation and maintenance of a professional project portfolio required.

Application of advanced editing and post-production skills to the editing process; extending base skills from MP113 Video Editing and Post-Production I; working individually and in teams creating convergent media projects; increasing skills in color correction and video stabilization; overseeing Assistant Editors and offering guidance for client videos; further establishment of a personal portfolio; interaction with area post production facilities and professionals.
Prerequisites: MP113 Video Editing and Post Production I, or TC113 Video Editing & Post Production I

The advanced application and design of video productions for field locations or studio shoots; opportunities to build on the knowledge learned in MP112 Studio and Field Production via a variety of assigned production with real industry deadlines, equipment and current industry quality control restrictions; expand usable video portfolio; introduction of new digital production and post-production techniques in the development of multi-media projects.
Prerequisites: MP112 Studio and Field Production

The advanced application and design of video production for field locations or studio shoots; opportunities to build on the knowledge learned in MP12 Studio and Field Production via a variety of assigned productions. Students will work extensively on projects where they create or acquire scripts, create primary production documents, scout locations, direct casting, create budgets, plan craft services, coordinate crew call sheets, and guide productions into post-production.
Prerequisites: MP112 Studio and Field Production

Coursework will focus on polishing completed projects, updating resume, narrowing job searches, identifying geographies for employment and creating a final capstone project highlighting the desired field of specialization.
Prerequisites: MP213 Advanced Production Techniques, or MP214 Production Management

A partnership with industry from the Media Communication and Production office designed to provide students with actual on-the-job work experience.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

An externship with industry from the Media Communication and Production office designed to provide students with on-the-job work experience.
Prerequisites: MP220 Media Communication and Production Internship I

Music

Elements of musical understanding and the study of representative compositions.

Elements of musical understanding and the study of representative compositions.

Development of listening processes using the aural study of intervals, sight-singing, melodic and two-part dictation.

Continuation of MU103 Aural Skills I.

Elementary music principles regarding scales, triads, part writing, and analysis of music from the common practice period.

Intermediate music principles regarding inversions, transposition, and harmonic analysis.
Prerequisites: MU106 Music Theory I

This course is designed to develop keyboard and musicianship skills. Content includes reading music, Fundamental technic, scale and chord playing, harmonization and transposition.

This course is designed to develop keyboard and musicianship skills. Content includes reading music, fundamental technique, scale and chord playing, harmonization, and transposition. The course will enable the student to play more advanced music more competently than the level attained at the end of MU110.
Prerequisites: MU110 Class Piano I

This course is designed to develop keyboard and musicianship skills. Content includes reading music, fundamental technique, scale and chord playing, harmonization, and transposition. The course will enable the student to play more advanced music more competently than the level attained at the end of MU111.
Prerequisites: MU111 Class Piano II

The course is designed to develop keyboard and musicianship skills. Content include reading music, fundamental techniques, scale and chord playing, harmonization, and transposition. The course will enable the student to play more advanced music more competently than the level attained at the end of MU112.
Prerequisites: MU112 Class Piano III

Required attendance at recitals and other performances for all music majors at the request of the music faculty.

Required attendance at recitals and other performances for all music majors at the request of the music faculty. Continuation of MU122 Recital and Concert I.
Prerequisites: MU122 Recital and Concert I

Introduction to the art of jazz improvisation by way of listening to improvised solos and learning basic jazz theory.

Continuation of MU125 Jazz Improvisation I; introduction to the art of jazz improvisation by way of listening to improvised solos and learning basic jazz theory.

History of jazz from its beginnings to the present rock styles which utilize jazz, studied through the elements that make up all music, emphasizing the development of jazz and its contribution to American culture.

Required attendance at recitals and other performances for all music majors at the request of the music faculty.
Prerequisites: MU123 Recital and Concert II

Required attendance at recitals and other performances for all music majors at the request of the music faculty. Continuation of MU128 Recital and Concert III.
Prerequisites: MU128 Recital and Concert III

The symphonic band performs traditional wind band literature.

Participation in Concert Choir concentrating on artistic performance of quality choral literature.

Performance of quality choral literature.

Performance organization.

Performance based instrumental ensemble that showcases students' abilities to improvise both individually and as a group.

Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.

Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.

A course in beginning piano for non-music majors whose goal is to learn to read music and apply that skill at the piano.

A course in beginning piano for non-music majors whose goal is to learn to read music and apply that skill at the piano. The course will enable the student to play more advanced music more competently than the level attained at the end of MU145.
Prerequisites: MU145 Recreational Piano I

Beginning piano for non-music majors whose goal is to read music and apply that skill at the piano. The course will enable the student to play more advanced music more competently than the level attained at the end of MU146.
Prerequisites: MU146 Recreational Piano II

Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.

Continuation of MU148 Vocal Jazz/Sonance I. Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.
Prerequisites: MU148 Vocal Jazz/Sonance I

Continuation of MU149 Vocal Jazz/Sonance II. Ensemble performing primarily jazz styles compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.
Prerequisites: MU149 Vocal Jazz/Sonance II

Continuation of MU150 Vocal Jazz/Sonance III. Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.
Prerequisites: MU150 Vocal Jazz/Sonance III

Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.

Continuation of MU152 Vocal Jazz/Badinage I. Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.
Prerequisites: MU152 Vocal Jazz/Badinage I

Continuation of MU153 Vocal Jazz/Badinage II. Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.
Prerequisites: MU153 Vocal Jazz/Badinage II

Continuation of MU154 Vocal Jazz/Badinage III. Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.
Prerequisites: MU154 Vocal Jazz/Badinage III

Beginning piano for non-music majors whose goal is to read music and apply that skill at the piano. The course will enable the student to play more advanced music more competently that the level attained at the end of MU147.
Prerequisites: MU147 Recreational Piano III

Pep band is a band that plays for home football and basketball games. Literature performed consists of arrangements of standard pop and rock tunes.

A continuation of MU158, Pep Band II is a band that plays for home football and basketball games. Literature performed consists of arrangements of standard pop and rock tunes.

Development of a variety of skills, knowledge and technology in the area of music performance.

A continuation of MU159, Pep Band III is a band that plays for home football and basketball games. Literature performed consists of arrangements of standard pop and rock tunes.

A continuation of MU161, Pep Band IV is a band that plays for home football and basketball games. Literature performed consists of arrangements of standard pop and rock tunes.

Continuation of MU132, Symphonic Band II performs traditional wind band literature.

A continuation of MU163, Symphonic Band III performs traditional wind band literature.

A continuation of MU164, Symphonic Band IV performs traditional wind band literature.

Continuation of MU133 Concert Choir I. Participation in Concert Choir concentrating on artistic performance of quality choral literature.
Prerequisites: MU133 Concert Choir I

Continuation of MU166 Concert Choir II. Participation in Concert Choir concentrating on artistic performance of quality choral literature.
Prerequisites: MU166 Concert Choir II

Continuation of MU167 Concert Choir III. Participation in Concert Choir concentrating on artistic performance of quality choral literature.
Prerequisites: MU167 Concert Choir III

Private lessons are structured on an individual basis with the intent to provide the student with a method to improve fundamental and technical playing as well as intonation and general musicianship.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of MU171. Private lessons are structured on an individual basis with the intent to provide the student with a method to improve fundamental and technical playing as well as intonation and general musicianship.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of MU172. Private lessons are structured on an individual basis with the intent to provide the student with a method to improve fundamental and technical playing as well as intonation and general musicianship.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of MU173. Private lessons are structured on an individual basis with the intent to provide the student with a method to improve fundamental and technical playing as well as intonation and general musicianship.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

One-on-one instruction on the piano.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of MU175. One-on-one instruction on the piano.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of MU176. One-on-one instruction on the piano.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of MU177. One-on-one instruction on the piano.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Study and development of healthy vocal techniques and performance skills for the singing voice.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

A continuation of MU179 Individual Lessons: Voice I. Study and development of healthy vocal techniques and performance skills for the singing voice.
Prerequisites: MU179 Individual Lessons: Voice I, and Departmental Consent

A continuation of MU180 Individual Lessons: Voice II. Study and development of healthy vocal techniques and performance skills for the singing voice.
Prerequisites: MU180 Individual Lessons: Voice II, and Departmental Consent

A continuation of MU181 Individual Lessons: Voice III. Study and development of healthy vocal techniques and performance skills for the singing voice.
Prerequisites: MU181 Individual Lessons: Voice III, and Departmental Consent

Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.
Prerequisites: MU139 Concert Jazz Band I

performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.
Prerequisites: MU183 Concert Jazz Band II

Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.
Prerequisites: MU184 Concert Jazz Band III

Performance based instrumental ensemble that showcases students' abilities to improvise both individually and as a group.
Prerequisites: MU138 Jazz Combo I

Performance based instrumental ensemble that showcases students' abilities to improvise both individually and as a group.
Prerequisites: MU186 Jazz Combo II

Performance based instrumental ensemble that showcases students' abilities to improvise both individually and as a group.
Prerequisites: MU187 Jazz Combo III

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Prerequisites: MU144 Jazz Lab Band I

Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.
Prerequisites: MU189 Jazz Lab Band II

Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.
Prerequisites: MU190 Jazz Lab Band III

Continuation of MU104 Aural Skills II.
Prerequisites: MU104 Aural Skills II

Continuation of MU203 Aural Skills III with emphasis on harmonic and melodic dictation to supplement part writing in MU207 Music Theory IV.

Advanced music principles regarding modes, secondary function, form, and modulation.
Prerequisites: MU107 Music Theory II

Advanced music principles regarding advanced scales, advanced harmonies, and 20th Century composition techniques.
Prerequisites: MU206 Music Theory III

Study of the historical progression of and the effect of history on music literature of the western world.

Students will gain skills in the fundamentals of guitar. Students will learn to develop on essential guitar techniques to chord, accompany, solo, read, arrange, perform, analyze, and create music in a modern style.

Students will gain skills in the fundamentals of guitar expanding on the techniques and repertoire from Class Guitar I. Students will learn to develop on essential guitar techniques to chord, accompany, solo, read, arrange, perform, analyze, and create music in a modern style.
Prerequisites: MU210 Class Guitar I

Students will gain proficient skills in guitar, focusing on individual musicianship and creation. Students will learn to develop on essential guitar techniques to chord, accompany, solo, read, arrange, perform, analyze, and create music in a modern style.
Prerequisites: MU211 Class Guitar II

Students will refine skills in guitar, focusing on cultivating arrangement and creation skills through collaborative musicianship. Students will learn to develop on essential guitar techniques to chord, accompany, solo, read, arrange, perform, analyze, and create music in a modern style.
Prerequisites: MU212 Class Guitar III

Continuation of MU126 Jazz Improvisation II with emphasis on advanced chords and scales.

Continuation of MU226 Jazz Improvisation III.

Nursing-ADN

Review of the care of the adult patient utilizing the nursing process to identify physical, physical, psychological, cultural, and spiritual needs and plan care to improve patient outcomes.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Nursing care related to the management of clients with medical and/or surgical needs. Exposure to the pre-operative, intraoperative, and post-operative care of patients within the acute care setting. Guided practice and return demonstration used to reinforce critical thinking and evidence-based practice.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Introduction to the art and discipline of nursing with a focus on fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to meet the challenges of caring for patients in the clinical setting.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Knowledge and skills required to care of patients in a clinical setting. Demonstration, guided practice, and simulation used to reinforce critical thinking and application of foundational concepts such as asepsis, communication, safety and patient education. Concepts progress from basic nursing skills to advanced nursing skills.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Introduction to the art and science of the profession of nursing by focusing on nursing as a caring profession, nurse roles and functions, ethics, standards, legal aspects, holism, wellness, and the health care system.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Designed to bridge the practicing LPN and/or EMICT into the role of an Associate Degree Nurse; comparing and contrasting the role and function of the registered nurse in relation to other health care team providers; using basic nursing concepts,principles and skills needed in practice; practicing specific nursing procedures in a simulated and clinical laboratory setting; demonstrating skill competencies and documentating them for successful course completion required.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Designed to bridge the practicing LPN and/or EMICT into the role of an Associate Degree Nurse; comparing and contrasting the role and function of the registered nurse in relation to other health care team providers; using basic nursing concepts, principles and skills needed in practice; practicing specific nursing procedures in a simulated and clinical laboratory setting; demonstrating skill competencies and documentating them for successful course completion required.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Care of the adult client with alteration of each body system, as well as vascular and cellular conditions; promotion, maintenance and restoration of psychological homeostasis within the environment through utilization of the nursing process; interrelatedness of pathophysiology, pharmacology and nutrition as it occurs in specific conditions.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Care of the adult client with alteration of each body system; as well as vascular and cellular conditions; promotion, maintenance and restoration of psychological homeostasis withing the environment through utilization of the nursing process; interrelatedness of pathophysiology, pharmacology and nutrition as it occurs in specific conditions.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Focusing on the care of the adult client with alteration of immunological, neurological and endocrine systems, focusing on promotion, maintenance and restoration of psychological homeostasis within the environment through utilization of the nursing process emphasizing the interrelatedness of pathophysiology, pharmacology and nutrition as it occurs in specific conditions.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance, and NR113 & NR115 & NR120 & NR121L

Laboratory portion of NR210 Medical-Surgical III.

Development of psychomotor and psychosocial competencies in complex skills with varying age groups. Providing safe, evidence-based professional, holistic nursing care related to the management of patients with advanced medial and surgical needs.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Continued examination of issues and trends affecting nursing profession focusing on practice, education and research.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Interaction between health and development of children and their families; enhancement of the health of children and the culturally diverse family system; clinical practice in hospital-based pediatric care areas and community-based facilities.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Laboratory portion of NR215 Children and Family Nursing.

Psychological and physiological changes/adaptations within the environment that occur during the childbearing years; effects of cultural differences on childbearing and self-care abilities.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Laboratory portion of NR216 Maternal-Infant Nursing.

Examination of issues and trends affecting the nursing profession, focusing on practice, education and research.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Nursing care of patients in psychological and/or physiological crisis.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Laboratory portion of NR220 Crisis Care.

Exploration of leadership and management concepts applicable to various roles in nursing in structured setting.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Laboratory portion of NR221 Leadership and Management Concepts in Nursing.

Issues and trends that affect the profession of nursing; transitioning from the student role to the role of registered professional nurse; job opportunities, job attainment, resume writing, burnout, reality shock and success on the NCLEX-RN.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

Pharmacy Technician

Examination of the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians; history of pharmacy; evolution of laws and regulations that guide the practice of pharmacy.
Prerequisites: EN098 Basic English with a grade of C or higher, or Compass Reading Score of 75 or above, and MA098 Basic Algebra with a grade of C or higher

Continuation of PH101 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician focusing on compounding, drug functions and reactions within the human body, and inventory management; institutional and retail pharmacy settings, as well as business/financial aspects of collections and third-party reimbursements.
Prerequisites: PH101 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician

The face-to-face laboratory portion of PH105 Advanced Pharmacy Technician Lab
Prerequisites: PH101 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician

Examination of basic concepts of advanced pharmacy calculation: manipulating decimals, percentages, ratios, proportions, fractions, Roman numerals, the metric system, the avoirdupois system, the apothecary system, measurement conversion, algebraic equations for calculating oral doses, parenteral dosages, dosages measured in units, calculations of intravenous flow rates and pediatric and elderly dosages.
Prerequisites: PH101 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician

Review of the United States legal system and the history and development of pharmacy law, as well as an overview of federal laws affecting pharmacy technicians and ethics in the pharmacy.
Prerequisites: PH101 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician

Introductory science course focusing on basic principles of chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, biology and microbiology relevant to the pharmacy technician field of study.

Drug classes and the mechanisms of action for many drugs providing students with a comprehensive pharmacology course to prepare them for community, institutional and other pharmacy settings.
Prerequisites: PH101 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician, and PH108 Pharmacy Technician Science

Application of the basic pharmacy technician concepts in two separate pharmacy setting. Each clinical site will provide a learning atmosphere and will give the student hands-on experience of pharmacy practice. The student will be expected to observe and participate in daily functions. The importance of returning a quality product to the patient is emphasized. Students are required to participate in 120 clock hours at each of two different pharmacy settings.

Philosophy

Origin and development of significant concepts that have influenced modern man's ideological heritage.

Origin and development of significant concepts that have influenced modern man''s ideological heritage

Language as a logical tool, formal and informal fallacies involved in thinking including argumentation, definition, deduction, induction, categorical propositions and syllogisms, analogy, probability inference and the scientific method.

The dynamics of moral decision-making with consideration of major ethical systems and their biblical, theological and philosophical foundations.

The dynamics of moral decision-making with consideration of major ethical systems and their biblical, theological and philosophical foundations.

Philosophical, religious and personal consideration with focus on the dying process, feelings of dying individuals, legal regulations and cultural-religious customs.

Physical Education

Principles, objectives, methods and materials of physical education with an emphasis on its history.

Principles, objectives, methods and materials of physical education with an emphasis on its history.

Theory of tackling, blocking, ball handling, passing, kicking, backfield and line play from the viewpoint of qualification and maneuvers for success; individual and team offense and defense; history and current rules.

Systems of offense and defense, individual and team strategy, history and current rules.

Techniques and coaching procedures, organization and promotion, international aspects and physical fitness.

Knowledge of body functions, body care, diseases and their prevention and body abuse.

Knowledge of body functions, body care, diseases and their prevention and body abuse.

Essential information for the development of students'' first aid knowledge, skill ability and personal judgment; instruction and practice in CPR, rescue breathing and first aid for obstructed airway (adult, child and infant).

Laboratory portion of PE106 First Aid and CPR

Theory, rules and mechanics of officiating major sports common to the high school athletic program with actual officiating of athletic contests.

Introduction to the historical, philosophical, cultural and psychosocial context surrounding Sports Management, with its vast array of career opportunities.

Systems of offense and defense; individual and team strategy of current playing tactics; history of the game.

Descriptions of the theories of baseball, including the history and development, methods of teaching fundamentals, individual and team offense and defense, various styles of play and methods of coaching.

The development of coaching philosophy, methods of motivating individuals, planning for the season, preparing for practice, individual and team offense and defense and evaluations of softball program.

Work in increased motor control and skill in executing the fundamentals of dance through performance.

Laboratory portion of PE122 Rhythms I.

Continuation of PE122 Rhythms I.

Laboratory portion of PE123 Rhythms II.

Practice cardiovascular conditioning, muscular endurance conditioning and flexibility using both shallow water and deep water fitness techniques.

Introduction to physical activities and concepts to enable students to make intelligent decisions leading to healthy life styles.

Continuation of PE126. Fundamental instruction and practice in physical fitness, body mechanics, weight training and lifetime wellness.
Prerequisites: PE126 Conditioning & Fitness Concepts I

Brief history of bowling followed by films, instruction and actual bowling; instruction in scoring and use of bowling computer.

Advanced bowling skill, figuring handicaps and averages; team bowling; advanced skills with bowling computers, such as additions, corrections and knowledge of how the lanes operate.

Instruction and practice in the fundamentals of badminton and tennis including singles and doubles play and strategy.

Instruction and practice in the fundamentals of volleyball and softball.

History of golf; instruction and practice in fundamentals and play on a regulation golf course.

Fundamentals of playing handball and racquetball.

Basic steps such as the fox-trot, two-step and, waltz; instruction in ballroom etiquette.

Cardiovascular conditioning by aerobic dance.

Concept of wellness as it relates to being fit in body, mind and spirit; instruction in heart rate measurement, body fat and lifestyle profile; discussion of major components of a healthy life.

Beginning yoga postures (asanas) in combination with breathing techniques to develop strength, flexibility, balance, and relaxation. Sun salutations, vinyasa (flow), and balancing poses will be practiced.

Intermediate yoga postures (asanas) in combination with breathing techniques to further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and relaxation. Sun salutations, vinyasa (flow), and balancing poses will be practiced and/or inversions are introduced.
Prerequisites: PE178 Yoga I

Proficient yoga postures (asanas) in combination with breathing techniques to further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and relaxation. Sun salutations, vinyasa (flow), balancing poses, and/or inversions are practiced.
Prerequisites: PE179 Yoga II

Advanced yoga postures (asanas) in combination with breathing techniques to further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and relaxation. Sun salutations, vinyasa (flow), balancing poses, and inversions will be practiced.
Prerequisites: PE180 Yoga III

Physiological functions of the human body during physical activity including cardiovascular, respiratory, muscular, and neurological control of movement, ergogenic aids and performance, nutrition, control and maintenance of body weight, gender differences and cardiovascular disease.

A variety of cardiovascular exercises, dance routines, and calisthenic workouts that target muscle groups with the intent to tone and strengthen.

Building upon PE186 Aerobic Fitness I to embrace aerobic fitness as a lifestyle. A variety of cardiovascular exercises, dance routines, and calisthenic workouts that target muscle groups with the intent to tone and strengthen.
Prerequisites: PE186 Aerobic Fitness I

Continuation of PE187 Aerobic Fitness II. Further study in aerobic fitness with an emphasis on development of aerobic exercise combinations through dance routines and cardiovascular workouts.
Prerequisites: PE187 Aerobic Fitness II

Continuation of PE188 Aerobic Fitness III. Further study in aerobic fitness with an emphasis on developing and instructing aerobic fitness routines.
Prerequisites: PE188 Aerobic Fitness III

Advanced work in dance.

Laboratory portion of PE203 Rhythms III.

Continuation of PE203 Rhythms III.

Laboratory portion of PE204 Rhythms IV.

Continuation of PE127. Intermediate instruction and practice in physical fitness, body mechanics, weight training and lifetime wellness.
Prerequisites: PE127 Conditioning & Fitness Concepts II

Continuation of PE210. Advanced instruction and practice in physical fitness, body mechanics, weight training and lifetime wellness.
Prerequisites: PE210 Conditioning & Fitness Concepts III

Fundamental concepts and theories of finance applicable to the field of sport management.

The important part sports play in people's lives; how those who play sports can play an important role in society; students encouraged to form their own opinions after viewing videotapes from experts in their respective fields and group discussions; sports, ethics, philosophy and sociology united concerning timely and in-the-news topics.

Physical Therapy Assistant

Advanced anatomy of the musculoskeletal systems of the body; overview of the structure and movement of the human body including basic joint structure, muscles, muscular origins, insertions, innervations, articular function and structure; segmental length, girth and volume measurements.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Basic health care skills used in physical therapy including practice in activities of daily living, use of assistive and adaptive devices, gait and locomotion training, wheelchair management and range of motion as directed by the Physical Therapist.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Development of basic therapy skills in physical therapy using modalities including heat and cold techniques, hydrotherapy, fluid therapy, paraffin, ultrasound, electrical muscle stimulation, ultraviolet and infrared light,iontophoresis,phonophoresis, TENS, biofeedback, diagnostic test and massage; interpersonal communication skills, patient interactions and time management.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Physical therapy for orthopedic diseases and disorders. Anatomy and physiology of exercise and its principles and application to common orthopedic conditions. The study and application of manual testing, progressive resistive exercise, stretching, and functional activities.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Basic principles of therapeutic exercise including planning, implementing, documenting and evaluating programs for the rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries and illnesses.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Physiology of nervous system including pathological conditions; assessment and intervention with cerebrovascular accident (CVA), spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurological disorders; patient interactions, interpersonal communication, professionalism, documentation and time management.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Study of specialty areas including amputation, prosthetics, diabetes, wound management and burn management; special treatment related to the cardiovascular and respiratory system as well as consideration for the pediatric and geriatric patient; application of principles and techniques in the classroom and laboratory of each specialty area.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Initial opportunity to implement a variety of physical therapy treatment plans; orientation to the roles and responsibilities of the physical therapist assistant with supervised contact with clients having physical dysfunctions.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Opportunities to practice physical therapist assisting skills. Assignments on the basis of demonstrated need for additional knowledge and/or skill in a given are to hospitals, nursing homes, sub-acute hospitals, pediatric facilities. Opportunities to advance skills to an independent level. (Full-time for 5 and 6 weeks).
Prerequisites: PT217 Clinical Practice I

The history of physical therapy, legal and ethical issues and the role of the physical therapist and physical therapist assistant; structure and organization of the health care system in general, as well introduction to the role and purpose of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA); instruction for appropriate documentation required to meet guidelines for the facility, and third party payers as well other vested parties; introduction to interpersonal communication skills, cultural diversity, disab ility awareness and professional behavior.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Opportunities to practice physical therapist assisting skills. Assignments on the basis of demonstrated need for additional knowledge and/or skill in a given area to hospitals, nursing homes, sub-acute hospitals, pediatric facilities and various outpatient facilities. Opportunities to advance skills to an independent level. (Full-time for 7 weeks).
Prerequisites: PT219 Clinical Practice II

A continuation of Professional Issues I, developing research skills, documentation skills, community awareness and career planning.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Summary of all coursework and internships in the PTA program. Prepare students for transition into the workforce as an entry level PTA. Provide comprehensive review and mock exam in preparation for the national PTA exam. Inform students of employment benefits, licensing, state practice act review, professional development, employment opportunities and community service.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

Physics-Physical Science

The solar system and universe; appreciative familiarity with the sky and its seasonal changes; time in the planetarium and in evening observations.

Principles of weather, stressing the structure and composition of the atmosphere, the methods of perception and analysis of severe weather, as well as the use and understanding of meteorological instruments.

Principles of weather, stressing the structure and composition of the atmosphere, the methods of perception and analysis of severe weather, as well as the use and understanding of meteorological instruments.

The earth''s structural and dynamic features, materials of the earth, processes and a brief history of the earth.

The earth''s structural and dynamic features, materials of the earth, processes and a brief history of the earth.

Study of minerals, rocks, topographic and geologic maps.

An introductory course in physics and chemistry, with applications to geology, climatology, oceanography, and astronomy. Lecture and lab.

An introductory course in physics and chemistry, with applications to geology, climatology, oceanography, and astronomy. Lecture and lab.

Laboratory portion of PY110 Physical Science.

An algebra-based general physics course. Principles of motion, mechanics, and heat. Not appropriate for physics or engineering majors. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra or higher math

Laboratory portion of PY112 General Physics I.

Continuation of PY112 General Physics I including electricity, magnetism, wave motion, light and modern physics. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: PY112 Gen Physics I

Laboratory portion of PY113 General Physics II.

Mechanics, physical properties of matter, heat and thermodynamics and wave motion. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: MA111 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I, or MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry & Calculus

Laboratory portion of PY201 Engineering Physics I.

Continuation of PY201 Engineering Physics I, providing a calculus-based introductory physics course sequence. Covers electromagnetic theory, DC and AC electricity, mechanical waves, geometric and wave optics, and special relativity. Lecture and lab.
Prerequisites: PY201 Eng Phys I with grade of C or better

Laboratory portion of PY202 Engineering Physics II.

Analysis of stress equilibrium of structures and mechanisms which are rigid bodies using vector algebra.

Political Science

American system of government with special emphasis on constitutional developments, structure and operation and the changing nature of federal government.

American state, county and municipal government with special attention to the Kansas Constitution and governmental structure and operation.

Relationships among nations of the world with emphasis on the major nations and the basis of power.

Practical Nursing-LPN

This course utilizes the nursing standards of practice based on principles of biology, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural to meet the needs to clients throughout the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on basic nursing skills, patient safety and therapeutic communication. Concepts and skills are enhanced in subsequent courses.
Prerequisites: BI103 and PS100 and PS102

The evolving role of the practical nurse in the health-care system. Essential techniques for success as a practical nursing student.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This course focuses on the effect of disorders of selected systems throughout the lifespan and applies the nursing process in meeting basic needs. Health promotion and maintenance, rehabilitation and continuity of care are emphasized. The role of the practical nurse is incorporated throughout.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This course is designed to explore issues related to the aging adult using the nursing process as the organizing framework. Also discussed are the impact of ageism, alterations in physiological and psychosocial functioning, and the role of the practical nurse in caring for older adult clients.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This course focuses on pre- and post-natal maternal nursing care, as well as, the care of children from infancy to adolescence. Emphasis is given to normal reproduction and frequently occurring biological, cultural, spiritual and psychosocial needs of the child-bearing and child-rearing family.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This course focuses on the effect of disorders of selected systems throughout the lifespan using the nursing process in meeting basic needs. Prevention, rehabilitation and continuity of care are emphasized. The role of the practical nurse is incorporated throughout.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

Expansion of the leadership and management skills necessary for personal and career growth and development, emphasizing assignment, delegation and conflict management. Opportunity to acquire additional knowledge in areas of concern and to build on areas of strength to improve the chances of being successful on the NCLEX-PN.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This course explores the are and science of nursing in this clinical course. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, cultural and spiritual awareness, communication, date collection, performance of basic nursing skills, and documentation, Principles of safe medication administration are introduced.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

Simulated and actual care situation of selected systems throughout the lifespan, utilizing acute and long-term care setting. An emphasis is placed on critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This experience uses simulated and actual care situations of selected systems throughout the lifespan, utilizing acute and long-term care settings. An emphasis is placed on critical thinking and clinical decision-making skill development. Principles of leadership for the practical nurse will be implemented, as well as multi-task management skills for transition as a practical nurse.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This clinical course applies concepts from Maternal Child I. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process and meeting the basic needs of the maternal child client.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

Principles of pharmacology, drug classifications, and the effects of selected medications on the human body using the nursing process as the framework for ensuring safe and effective nursing care for clients across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

This course explores basic concepts and trends in mental health nursing. Therapeutic modalities and client behavior management are discussed. Emphasis is placed on using the nursing process and meeting the basic human needs of the mental health client.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

Psychology

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

Psychological principles applied to everyday living with an emphasis on self-understanding and on building successful relationships.

A survey of the theories of and current research into the psychological development of individuals from birth to death focusing on the progressive changes experienced in the physical, cognitive and social-emotional domains of life.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology

A survey of the theories of and current research into the psychological development of individuals from birth to death focusing on the progressive changes experienced in the physical, cognitive and social-emotional domains of life.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology

An examination of psychoanalytic, behavioral, trait, cognitive, humanistic and other contemporary theories of human personality including personality research, assessment and applications.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology with grade of C or higher

Mental abnormalities and minor maladjustments, their causes and methods of treatment; an approach to understanding one's self.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology

Radiology

Fundamentals of x-ray terminology including prefixes, suffixes, word roots and combining forms and anatomical terminology with emphasis on topographic anatomy and pathology.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

Radiographic quality and factors affecting it; radiation protection and biological aspects of radiation; routine radiograph positioning and film critiques and laboratory experiments.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

Laboratory portion of RA105 Radiolograhic Exposures I.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

Radiographic quality and factors affecting it; laboratory experiments using radiographic exposure; routine radiographic positioning and film critiques.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA105 Radiographic Exposures I

Laboratory portion of RA106 Radiographic Exposures II.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

Radiographic procedures and x-ray department routines; new developments in radiologic technology, professional ethics, patient care and job responsibilities.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA105 Radiographic Exposures I

Basic physics concepts with application of radiation in medicine. Emphasis on atomic, electrical and electromagnetic physics and radiographic equipment.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

Entry-level training as professional, ethical, and safe radiographer to include the application of radiologic science theory and techniques. Performed under the direct supervision of a registered radiologic technologist.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA205 Radiographic Exposures III

Independent performance under direct or indirect supervision of a registered radiologic technologist; demonstration of competency in fifteen mandatory and five elective competencies required; participation in clinical rotations through five areas of specialty training required.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA201 Clinical Training I

Application of radiological science theory and techniques; independent performance under direct or indirect supervision of a registered radiological technologist; demonstration of competency in remaining mandatory and elective examinations and a final competency required.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA202 Clinical Training II

Radiographic quality and factors affecting it; principles of tomography, image intensification, indirect viewing devices, portable x-ray equipment and quality assurance; routine radiographic positioning and film critique.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA106 Radiographic Exposures II

Laboratory portion of RA205 Radiographic Exposures III.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

Imaging principles, equipment and contrast media of special imaging modalities including ultrasound, angiography, computed tomography, digital imaging and magnetic resonance imaging.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA205 Radiographic Exposures III

Anatomy and radiographic positioning of skull, facial bone, sinuses, mastoids and temporal bone; film assessment of anatomy, positioning and techniques.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA205 Radiographic Exposures III

X-ray production, interaction and modifying factors at the x-ray control panel and within the patient; review of radiation protection principles.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA201 Clinical Training I

Review of the fundamental principles of radiologic technology; successful completion of a simulated Registry Examination required.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA202 Clinical Training II

Reading and Study Strategies

Develop effective comprehension strategies for reading paragraphs, expository texts, and multi-discipline textbooks with an emphasis on main ideas, supporting details, inferred meanings, and vocabulary development. This course does not fulfill graduation requirement
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Reading Score of 0 to 68, or Compass Reading Score of 74 or below, or Asset Reading Score of 38 or below

Emphasis on PQ5R study method, budgeting time, note-taking, concentrating, memorization and test-taking strategies. This course does not fulfill graduation requirements.
Prerequisites: LC097 Reading Comprehension I, or Asset Reading Score of 38 or below

The College Learning Methods course emphasizes active learning practices in which students learn personal management skills, learning process, and classroom activities and behaviors designed to enhance learning and academic success.

Religion

Introduction to the New Testament Literature as a literary product of the early Christian movement and an exploration of the nature of its life and thought.

The Old Testament, its transmission; history of Hebrew Commonwealth; the literature produced during its various historical periods; the changes occurring in religious concepts of God, human, sin, covenant and suffering; the biblical philosophy of history.

An introduction to the major religious traditions of the Eastern and Western world.

Respiratory Therapy

Entry level introduction regarding respiratory therapy history from conception to its current goals and standing, including medical terminology, hospital and respiratory therapy department structure and management, health care delivery systems, psychosocial aspects of patient care and medical ethics. A clinical session (shadowing) will allow the student an orientation rotation at a program clinical site.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

An in-depth presentation of the cardiac and respiratory systems. Abnormalities and corrective techniques as related to respiratory therapy will be discussed. Concepts and calculations of ventilation, perfusion, diffusion, hemodynamics, oxygen and carbon dioxide transport, acid base balance, and arterial blood gas analysis will be discussed.
Prerequisites: RT200 Introduction to Respiratory Therapy, or RT203 Cardiopulmonary Assessment, and RT204 Respiratory Care Science

Selected cardiopulmonary diseases, including definition, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic findings, prognosis, prevention, treatment with plan of care, and documentation.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

A systematic approach to cardiopulmonary assessment across the life-span. Evaluation of the respiratory plan of care including physical, lab, and diagnostic findings. Performance within the simulation lab, including: assessment skills, development of a plan of care, arterial blood puncture, acid-base interpretation, and other potential lab findings.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Introduction to mathematical concepts, basic chemistry, basic physics, Venturi principle, theory of humidity and aerosols, and basic microbiology as they apply to respiratory therapy.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

The study of neonatal lung development, gas exchange, circulation, along with neonatal and pediatric examination, assessment, disorders, diseases, therapeutic interventions
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Basic principles involved in routine therapeutic modalities by the respiratory therapist; application and selection of proper modalities for various patient situations; introduction to some of the equipment used to deliver therapeutic modalities.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Advanced course dealing with concepts of respiratory failure, intervention of high tech mechanical ventilators and use of drug therapy with ventilators. Respiratory care protocols utilized in providing care for the critically ill patient. Indication of mechanical ventilation, classification of mechanical ventilators, physiological effects of positive pressure, modes of ventilation, non-invasive positive pressure ventilation, patient monitoring and assessment, patient weaning, and discontinuation of ventilator support. Includes special situations and alternative site: Neonatal and pediatric mechanical ventilation.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

ECG rhythm measurements and interpretation, nontraditional modes of ventilation (high frequency ventilation/nitric oxide), specialty airways (Combitube, double lumen ETT, Fast Track), special procedures (bronchoscopy, transthoracic needle aspiration, thoracentesis), pulmonary function tests, polysomnography, moderate conscious sedation, hemodynamic monitoring (triple lumen, arterial lines, CVP) setup, troubleshooting, values measured, and sampling, ECMO, IABP, LVAD
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Entry-level simulation laboratory and clinical experience with emphasis on patient assessment, practical application of basic therapies and documentation techniques. General practice skills including aerosol therapy, medications, chest physiotherapies, oxygen therapies, non-invasive monitoring, professionalism, accountability, effective communication within the health care team, assessment of laboratory and diagnostic tests, development and implementation of care plans, and critical thinking.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Advanced level simulation laboratory and clinical experience with emphasis on patient assessment, practical application of advanced therapies, and documentation techniques as applicable to the respiratory patient in the critical care setting. (180 Clinic hours, 45 lab hours)
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Provides an opportunity to demonstrate the application of theory into clinical practice related to skills acquired throughout the program with focus on advanced level skills (critical care). Documentation, implementation of the plan of care, intensive care procedures, including newborn and pediatric will be emphasized. Elements of professional behavior will be evaluated within the clinical setting. Includes the development and implementation of care plans/SOAPs, implementation and appropriate use of therapist driven protocols.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Provides an opportunity to demonstrate the application of theory into clinical practice related to skills acquired throughout the program with focus on advanced level skills (critical care). Documentation, implementation of the plan of care, intensive care procedures, including newborn and pediatric will be emphasized. Elements of professional behavior will be evaluated within the clinical setting. Includes the development and implementation of care plans/SOAPs, implementation and appropriate use of th erapist driven protocols. (270 Clinical Hours)
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Important aspects of the respiratory therapy profession including professionalism, critical thinking, problem solving and alternative practice areas; preparation for credentialing examination through the NBRC and state licensure.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

Sociology

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

Practical approach to mate selection, courtship and the adjustments of marriage and development of attitudes necessary for building a happy marriage.

Practical approach to mate selection, courtship and the adjustments of marriage and development of attitudes necessary for building a happy marriage.

Exploration of the changing roles of women and men in society, with emphasis on women.

Recognizing and alleviating stress. Identifying and gaining control of factors that contribute to how a person handles stressful situations.

Recognizing aggressive behavior and developing assertiveness to effectively communicate with others.

Anthropological approach to the study of past and present human societies.

Anthropological approach to the study of past and present human societies.

Analysis of relationships among ethnic and racial groups, recent social trends and the nature and causes of prejudice and discrimination with emphasis on intergroup education, methods of research and programs designed to reduce intergroup tension.

The system perspective of social work begins with a historical foundation to current field of practice in intervention, social justice, and diversity and their impact on equality and human welfare.

Introduction to the history, philosophy and function of social welfare and the social work profession; major social problems and the United States social welfare policy and program responses; the development of social welfare policy within society's political, economic, cultural and social response to human need.
Prerequisites: SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology

Problems of personal, social disorganization; adolescence, juvenile delinquency, crime, mental illness, unemployment and family instability; methods of prevention and treatment.
Prerequisites: SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology

Speech

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

Introduction to the principles of preparing and presenting speeches to audiences. A course designed to increase the understanding of and the development of skills in the process of audience analysis, research, listening, critical thinking, speech preparation and speech delivery. The honors experience is provided through a rigorous approach to speech concepts and guest speakers and encouragement to prepare and deliver public speeches outside the classroom.

Improving the speaking voice by gaining control over articulation, enunciation and pronunciation of spoken English. Studies will include the anatomy of speaking mechanism, the International Phonetic Alphabet and the nuances of regional or foreign accents and dialects. The class is performance-oriented but practical for the non-performing student who wishes to improve his/her speaking abilities.

This course involves the study of communication in human relationships with emphasis on the patterns and processes of face-to-face communication. The study of interpersonal communication is important for anyone who wants to learn better methods of building meaningful relationships with a spouse, colleague, supervisor or friend. The course stresses how to become a more effective and competent communicator by its analysis of personal communication goals, communication barriers, relational breakdowns, and conflict scenarios. Features include structural experiences, readings from special studies, group interaction, and personal feedback exercises. Written and oral presentations are fundamental to the course objectives.

This course explores of the theoretical and practical dimensions of persuasion and propaganda. Understanding the implications of persuasive messages crucial to being effective communicators, astute scholars, and competent community members. The class analyzes advertising, political campaigns, and social discourse in order to expose the strategies, motivations, and tactics of persuasive communication.

The study and practice of the various approaches, criteria, and methods for structuring, using, and evaluating arguments. The students will address controversial issues in public deliberation, forensics, and educational areas. Experience in forms of debate is incorporated to practice refutation and argument analysis.

Sports Management

Introduction to the historical, philosophical, cultural and psychosocial context surrounding Sports Management, with its vast array of career opportunities.

Fundamental concepts and theories of finance applicable to the field of sport management.

The important part sports play in people's lives; how those who play sports can play an important role in society; students encouraged to form their own opinions after viewing videotapes from experts in their respective fields and group discussions; sports, ethics, philosophy and sociology united concerning timely and in-the-news topics.

Sports Medicine

The trainer's role in injury prevention: recognition, evaluation, management, treatment, disposition, rehabilitation, education and counseling of an injured athlete.

Student Government

Facilitation of individual and group participation in organizing activities for the students and college community and serving on college committees.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continutation of SG111 Student Government I; facilitation of individual and group participation in organizing activities for the students and college community and serving on college committees.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of SG112 Student Government II; facilitation of individual and group participation in organizing activities for the students and college community and serving on college committees.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of SG211 Student Government IV: facilitation of individual and group participation in organizing activities for the students and college community and serving on college committees.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Surgical Technology

The role of the surgical technologist, computer skills, physical aspects of the surgical environment, and safety concepts including the principles of electricity related to these are taught in this course. Role of the surgical technologist and introduction to the surgical environment.

Students learn specific core surgical procedures, supplies, and instruments along with the principles of physics and robotics. Principles learned in Introduction to Surgical Technology, Principles and Practice of Surgical Technology, and Principles and Practice of Surgical Technology Laboratory will be applied to various core surgical procedures including the principles of physics and robotics.
Prerequisites: Surgical Technology Acceptance

The skills necessary to function as a beginning surgical technologist are taught. These include basic concepts necessary to establish, maintain, and coordinate the methods required for good patient care in the operating room. Pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative patient care concepts and responsibilities of the surgical technologist.
Prerequisites: Surgical Technology Acceptance

The skills necessary to function as a beginning surgical technologist are taught. These include basic concepts necessary to establish, maintain, and coordinate the methods required for good patient care in the operating room. Pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative patient care concepts and responsibilities of the surgical technologist.
Prerequisites: Surgical Technology Acceptance

Students learn specific specialty surgical procedures, supplies, instruments and employability skills. Principles learned in Introduction to Surgical Technology, Principles and Practice of Surgical Technology, Principles and Practice of Surgical Technology Laboratory, and Surgical Procedures I will be applied to various specialty surgical procedures.
Prerequisites: BI103 Human A&P, and Surgical Technology Acceptance, and HR105 Medical Terminology

Clinical component in the surgical environment.

Clinical component in the surgical environment.

Clinical component in the surgical environment.

A review course to assist surgical technology students in preparing for the national Certified Surgical Technologist exam.

Technical Related

Review of basic math principles, through fraction and decimal measurements and equivalents, ratios, powers and roots, and basic geometry for industrial technology program majors assessing 3 or lower with WorkKeys Applied Math; 24 or lower with Accuplacer; 39 or lower with Compass.

Elementary algebra, including number systems, laws, operations and axioms as applied in arithmetical and algebraic solutions.

Emphasis on finding the measurement of lines and angles by use of right and oblique triangles; vectors, graphs of trigonometric functions, introduction to statistical process control and j-operator.

Role of the technician, role of interests and aptitudes in success; technical education and its place in manpower needs, job opportunities and employment practices; guest speakers used.

Skills required for success in the workplace with focus on the development of positive work habits and communication skills.

Safety procedures in manufacturing, emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations.

Course provides additional experience in an industrial technical setting in which students apply skills previously learned.

Designed for individuals with no mining experience or training at a surface mine. Course satisfies a portion of the Federal (MSHA) 24 hour training requirement for surface mine employees and contractors.

Designed for individuals with previous mining experience and training at a surface mine. Course satisfies Federal (MSHA) 8 hour training requirement for surface mine employees and contractors.

Designed for individuals with no previous mining experience or training at an underground mine. Course satisfies a portion of the Federal (MSHA) 24 hour training requirement for underground mine employees and contractors.

Designed for individuals with previous mining experience and training at an underground mine. Course satisfies Federal (MSHA) 8 hour training requirement for underground mine employees and contractors.

Visual Communications

3D tools for film, game, and architectural development using construction, painting, and animation of 3D objects, characters, and cameras inside a 3D environment.

The graphical representation of storytelling based upon the organization, layout, content, theme, action, and timing of conceptual designs for multimedia projects.

Using animations, film footage, digital images, graphics, text, audio (music) and special effects to create a video composition.

Advanced processes of creating model geometry, materials, lighting, particle systems, wiring parameters, bone systems, inverse kinematics rigs, and character animations.
Prerequisites: AN101 Digital Animation I

The creation of three dimensional characters using various digital modeling techniques. Included are rigging, skinning and animation techniques.
Prerequisites: AN101 Digital Animation I

Creating interactive 3D computer games including: modeling, animating, applying textures and materials, characters rigging, game map composition, game map modification, programming and utilizing game engines.
Prerequisites: AN202 Digital Animation II

Knowledge and skills to create audience driven 3D animation and video game works for assembly into a professional portfolio.
Prerequisites: AN220 Video Game Development, or Departmental Consent, and AN204 Character Animation

Welding

Introduction to equipment, procedures and safety practices used in cutting steel with oxy-fuel equipment, as well as shielded metal arc welding, gas-tungsten arc welding and gas metal arc welding.

Job/site safety and precautions for job/site hazards; uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; fire prevention and protection techniques; and Hazardous Communications (HazCom) including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

Identification of basic lines, views, and abbreviations used in blueprints; interpretation of basic 3D sketches using orthographic projection and blueprints; solution of applicable mathematical equations; use of basic measuring tools; interpretation of scale ratios on a blueprint; identification of basic welding joints and structural shapes; interpretation of Bill of Materials; and identification of standard AWS weld symbols.

Principles and application of oxy-fuel welding processes, equipment and safety; methods of producing and handling industrial gases.

A hands-on welding course focusing on the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process (SMAW). The safe and correct set up of the SMAW workstation; SMAW electrode classifications associated with base metals and joint criteria; proper electrode section and use based on metal types and thicknesses; weld beads with selected electrodes on various weld joints in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions; and visual inspection of completed welds.

Continuation of WE104 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I. Safety, identification, setup, and us of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) equipment to perform a variety of out-of-position welds.
Prerequisites: WE104 Shielded Arc Metal Welding I

Types of mechanical and thermal cutting equipment and processes used in the welding trade; safe and correct set up, operation and shut down of the Oxy-fuel (OFC) workstation; safe and correct set up, operation and shut down of the Plasma Arc (PAC) workstation; safe and correct setup, operation and shut down of the Carbon Arc Cutting with Air (CAC-A) workstations; safe and proper operation of several types of mechanical cutting equipment; and inspection of quality and tolerance of cuts according to industry standards.

Math skills needed for layout design, fabrication and blueprint reading; geometric principles and linear measurements applied to welding and fabrication.

Introduction to welding processes and terminology, metals and consumables identification metallurgy and the application of welding processes in industry. Identify types of welds and methods of weld testing.

Continuation of Welding Theory I. Introduction to welding processes and terminology, metals and consumable identification, metallurgy and the application of welding processes in industry. Identify types of welds and methods of weld testing.
Prerequisites: WE108 Welding Theory I

Gas metal arc welding process (GMAW); safe and correct set up of the GMAW workstation; correlation of GMAW electrode classifications with base metals and joint criteria; proper electrode selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; building pads of weld beads with selected electrodes in the flat position; building pads of weld beads with selected electrodes in the horizontal position; basic GMAW welds on selected weld joints; and visual inspection of GMAW welds.

Continuation of WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding I. Safe and correct set up of the GMAW workstation; correlation of GMAW electrode classifications with base metals and joint criteria; proper electrode selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; building pads of weld beads with selected electrodes in the flat position; building pads of weld beads with selected electrodes in the horizontal position; basic GMAW welds on selected weld joints; and visual inspection of GMAW welds.
Prerequisites: WE110 Gas Metal Arc Welding

Gas tungsten arc welding process (GTAW); safe and correct set up of the GTAW workstation; GTAW electrode and filler metal classifications relative to base metals and joint criteria; proper electrode and filler metal selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; weld beads with selected electrodes and filler material in the flat and horizontal positions; basic GTAW welds on selected weld joints; and visual inspection of GTAW welds.

Continuation of WE112 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I. Setting power source of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) to correct parameters; performing GTAW welds on various metals in multiple positions according to industry standards.
Prerequisites: WE112 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I

Continuation of WE106 Cutting Processes I. Safety, identification, set up and use of mechanical and computer controlled (CNC) cutting equipment to perform a variety of cuts.
Prerequisites: WE106 Cutting Processes

Continuation of WE101 Welding Safety I. Job/site safety and precautions for job/site hazards; uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; fire prevention and protection techniques; and Hazardous Communications (HazCom) including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
Prerequisites: WE101 Welding Safety I

Fundamentals of various welding processes, industry related terminology, metals and consumables identification, application of welding processes, work ethics, weld testing and welder qualifications needed in the welding industry.

Ferrous and nonferrous metals from mining ore to finished products coming to the consumer. The study of metal alloys, heat treating, hard surfacing, welding techniques, forging, foundry processes, and mechanical properties of metal including hardness, tensile strength, machinability, and ductility.

Continuation of Welding Blueprint Reading I with an emphasis on identification, reading, and application of welding symbols using both American Welding Society (AWS) and International Organization Standardization (ISO) methods.
Prerequisites: WE102 Welding Blueprint Reading I

Continuation of WE121 Welding Safety II. Job/site safety and precautions for job/site hazards; uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; fire prevention and protection techniques; and Hazardous Communications (HazCom) including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
Prerequisites: WE121 Welding Safety II

Continuation of WE113 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II. Setting power course of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) to correct parameters; performing GTAW welds on various metals in multiple positions according to industry standards.
Prerequisites: WE113 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

Modern industries'''''''' fabrication processes in hot and cold metal forming, load and tonnage calculations, and mass production of parts. Tooling required for rolling, punching, shearing, stamping. Proper machine set up and mathematical calculations to form and fit parts to be welded.
Prerequisites: WE102 Welding Blueprint Reading I, and TR100 Technical Math

Focused on Flux Core Arc (FCAW) and Metal Core Arc Welding (MCAW) processes. The safe and correct set up of the flux core and metal core workstation; correlation of electrode classifications and thicknesses; welds using tubular wire electrodes on selected weld joints in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions; and visual inspection of Flux Core Arc welds.

The safe and correct set up, operation, and shut down of automated cutting procedures including programming to industry standards. Appropriate use of various automated machines, proper settings, troubleshooting, and maintenance of equipment.
Prerequisites: WE106 Cutting Processes

Continuation of WE205 Cutting Processes III. Safety, identification, set up and use of mechanical and computer controlled (CNC) cutting equipment to perform a variety of cuts.
Prerequisites: WE205 Cutting Processes III

Training in robotic welding cell operations and the use of automation in manufacturing.

Continuation of WE202 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III. Setting power source of gas tungsten arc welder (GTAW) to correct parameters; performing GTAW welds on various metals in multiple positions according to industry standards.
Prerequisites: WE202 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III

Industrial processes incorporating blueprint, math, machine operations, and welding skills for production in a fast-paced manufacturing setting.
Prerequisites: TR100 Technical Math

Product weldment processes including determining costs, weights, time management, and production of a part(s). Proper machine set up and mathematical calculations to form and fit parts to be welded.

Product weldment processes including determining costs, weights, time management, and production of a part(s). Proper machine set up and mathematical calculations to form and fit parts to be welded.

Continuation of WE201 Welding Safety III. Job/site safety and precautions for job/site hazards; uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; fire prevention and protection techniques; and Hazardous Communications (HazCom) including Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS).
Prerequisites: WE201 Welding Safety III

Continuation of WE105 Shielded Metal Arc welding II. Safety, identification, set up, and use of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) equipment to perform a variety of out-of-position welds.
Prerequisites: WE105 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

Continuation of WE212 Shielded Arc Metal Welding III. Safety, identification, set up, and use of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) equipment to perform a variety of out-of-position welds.
Prerequisites: WE212 Shielded Arc Metal Welding III

Continuation of WE204 Cored Wire Welding I. The use of variety of cored wire electrodes to weld various metals and joints in all positions.
Prerequisites: WE204 Cored Wire Welding I

On-the-job training in conjunction with the welding program.

Demonstrate safe and correct set up of robotic workstation; plan for the movement of a robot; program robot using GMAW welding process on selected weld joints and shapes within the robot parameters in a hands-on instructional course.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Continuation of WE209 Metal Fabrication I. Basic shop safety and machine operations in the area of metal fabrication.
Prerequisites: WE209 Metal Fabrication I