Course Description

Agricultural Diesel Mechanics

AP101

Introduction to Agri-Power 6 credits
Operation of diesel, gasoline and LPG engines with emphasis on multi-cylinder engine design; disassembling, measuring, evaluating and reassembling the engine.

AP101L

Introduction to Agri-Power Lab
See AP101 Introduction to Agri-Power for course information.

AP102

Hay and Seeding Systems 2 credits
Fundamentals of operating, adjusting and reconditioning new and used harvesting, tillage, planting, spraying and agriculture equipment.

AP102L

Hay and Seeding Systems Lab
See AP102 Hay and Seeding Systems for course information.

AP103

Power Unit Systems 4 credits
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.

AP103L

Power Unit Systems Lab
See AP103 Power Unit Systems for course information.

AP104

Agri-Air Conditioning 2 credits
Inspecting, diagnosing, adjusting, troubleshooting and servicing mobile agriculture air conditioning units.

AP104L

Agri-Air Conditioning Lab
See AP104 Agri-Air Conditioning for course information.

AP105

Field Study and Conference Internship 4 credits
Planned program of work experience consisting of a minimum of 10 weeks or 400 work hours.

AP106

Combine Operation and Repair 2 credits
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.

AP106L

Combine Operation & Repair Lab
See AP106 Combine Operation and Repair for course information.

AP112

Transverse and Axial Combines 4 credits
Advanced repair techniques for transverse and axial combines.
Prerequisites: AP106 Combine Operation and Repair

AP112L

Transverse and Axial Combines Lab
See AP112 Transverse and Axial Combines for course information.

AP115

Small Engine Chain Saw Repair 3 credits
Theory of operation, maintenance and overhauling of small engines and chain saws.

AP119

Agriculture Diesel Electricity 3 credits
Fundamentals of DC electricity, measurement of electrons, electronic components theory and design, electrical safety, storage batteries and test instrument operation used on agricultural equipment.

AP120

Commercial Driver License Training Course 1 credits
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

AP125

Wheeled Tractor Systems 1 credits
Introduction to the wheeled tractor systems including power shift transmissions, hydraulic systems and electrical systems.

AP201

Agriculture Power Units 6 credits
Principles of hydraulics, hydraulic components and the application of hydraulics to agriculture equipment, including troubleshooting and servicing hydraulic systems.

AP201L

Agriculture Power Units Lab
See AP201 Agriculture Power Units for course information.

AP203

Complete Tractor Overhaul 7 credits
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.

AP203L

Complete Tractor Overhaul Lab
See AP203 Complete Tractor Overhaul for course information.

AP204

Agriculture Hydraulic Systems Diagnosis 4 credits
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.

AP204L

Agriculture Hydraulic Systems Diagnosis Lab
See AP204 Agriculture Hydraulic Systems Diagnosis for course information.

AP206

Dealership Operations and Procedures 1 credits
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.

AP225

Advanced Wheeled Tractor Systems 4 credits
Inspecting, diagnosing, adjusting, troubleshooting and servicing wheeled tractors.
Prerequisites: AP119 Agriculture Diesel Electricity, and AP125 Wheeled Tractor Systems, and AP201 Agriculture Power Units

AP225L

Advanced Wheeled Tractor Systems Lab
See AP225 Advanced Wheeled Tractor Systems for course information.

AP227

Top Tech 3 credits
Review for AGCO Top Tech certification exam.
Prerequisites: AP103 Power Unit Systems

AP227L

Top Tech Lab
Laboratory portion of Top Tech.

Agriculture-Farm and Ranch

AG101

Agriculture Orientation 1 credits
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.

AG102

Introduction to Food Science 3 credits
Survey of food raw materials and their methods of handling, manufacturing, distribution, and consumption.

AG103

Principles of Animal Science 3 credits
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.

AG104

Plant Science 4 credits
Principles of production of economic plants, including morphology, taxonomy, physiology, ecology, propagation, preservation, storage and utilization.

AG104L

Plant Science Lab
See AG104 Plant Science for course information.

AG105

Principles of Agricultural Economics 3 credits
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.

AG106

Animal Evaluation I 1 credits
Evaluation of breeding livestock along with any appropriate performance data and market livestock data including a comparison of live animals and the resulting carcass.

AG107

Animal Evaluation II 1 credits
Meat animal selection and evaluation of economically important traits.

AG110

Home Horticulture 2 credits
Basic concepts and practices of horticulture with emphasis on the establishment, management and use of horticultural plants in the garden, lawn, and home.

AG110L

Home Horticulture Lab
See AG110 Home Horticulture for course information.

AG130

Bovine Artificial Insemination 1 credits
Theory and practice of modern animal artificial insemination and basic reproduction management.

AG140

Sales Management 2 credits
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.

AG201

Soils 4 credits
Chemical, physical and biological properties of soils; their formation, fertility and management.

AG201L

Soils Lab
See AG201 Soils for course information.

AG202

Fundamentals of Nutrition 3 credits
Elementary principles of comparative nutrition of farm animals.
Prerequisites: CH101 General Chemistry, or CH105 Chemistry I

AG203

Principles of Feeding 3 credits
Guidelines for feeding beef cattle, sheep and swine; feed stuff evaluation; nutrient requirements; ration formulation and practical feeding problems.

AG203L

Principles of Feeding Lab
See AG203 Principles of Feeding for course information.

AG204

Range Management 3 credits
Fundamental ecological principles of production, conservation and utilization of grasslands; applications of principles to range management practices.

AG213

Animal Evaluation III 1 credits
Continuation of AG106 Animal Evaluation I and AG107 Animal Evaluation II; livestock performance, data, livestock judging and criteria.
Prerequisites: AG107 Animal Evaluation II

AG214

Animal Evaluation IV 1 credits
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.

FM101

Agricultural Mathematics 3 credits
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.

FM102

Farm Crop Production 3 credits
Principles of plant science applied to the growth and development of farm crops and the broad area of crop production.

FM105

Farm Management 3 credits
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.

FM109

Livestock Management 3 credits
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.

FM110

Crop and Weed Identification I 1 credits
Fundamentals of plant identification with emphasis on economic crops and weeds.

FM111

Pesticide Applications 1 credits
Common pests; proper storage, use, handling and disposal of pesticides and pesticide containers; pesticide labels, pesticide safety and environmental protection.

FM114

Crop and Weed Identification II 1 credits
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

FM115

Microcomputers in Agriculture I 3 credits
Microcomputer applications for agriculture including hardware, software, system software, word processing, spreadsheets and specific agriculture programs.

FM120

Farm and Ranch Management Internship 4 credits
A planned program of work experience requiring a minimum of 180 clock hours.

FM202

Agriculture Marketing 3 credits
Marketing options of farm production by commodity groups and an overview of the supply marketing system, marketing services and efficiencies.

FM203

Crop and Weed Identification III 1 credits
Advanced plant identification with emphasis on economic crops and weeds.
Prerequisites: FM114 Crop and Weed Identification II

FM204

Crop and Weed Identification IV 1 credits
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

AL101

Applied Math for Health Care 1 credits
Purpose of the course is to instruct allied health students in basic and specialty math calculations.

AL110

Nutrition Assistant 1 credits
Preparation to provide feeding assistance for residents in the Long Term Care (LTC) environment.

AL131

Geriatric Aide--CNA 4.50 credits
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+, or ACT Reading Score of 14 to 36, and Allied Health Permission

AL132

Medication Aide--CMA 4.50 credits
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 Allied Health Permission, or Asset Reading Score of 37+, or Compass Reading Score of 64+

AL134

Medication (CMA) Update 1 credits
Refresher course on responsible administration of medications, drug interactions and legal implications associated with administering medication.
Prerequisites: AL132 Medication Aide, and Allied Health Permission

AL136

Restorative Aide 2 credits
Knowledge and skills to provide basic physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist and/or licensed nurse.
Prerequisites: AL131 Geriatric Aide, or Allied Health Permission

AL137

Orientation to Home Health Care--HHA 2 credits
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, or Asset Reading Score of 37+, or Compass Reading Score of 64+, or Allied Health Permission

AL153

Pharmacology 3 credits
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.

AL162

Long-Term Care Medical Records 3 credits
The role of medical records in long-term care facilities including ethics, coding, care plans, terminology, legalities, policies and procedures.

AL163

Activity Director/Social Service Designee 5 credits
Fundamental knowledge of the aging process with emphasis on providing services essential to the physical, mental and psycho-social well-being of residents of health care facilities.

AL170

Phlebotomy 6 credits
Basic training in phelbotomy 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

AL201

Health Economics 3 credits
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.

AL226

LPN IV Therapy 4 credits
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.

American Management Assoc.

MS101

Employee Motivation 1 credits
Emphasis on participating management theories and their implementation in organizational development.

MS102

Manager's Role 1 credits
Practical, skills-building for managers emphasizing task analysis and quality of work.

MS103

Team Building 1 credits
Study of employee team building and participative management.

MS104

Effective Delegation 1 credits
Emphasis on delegating of responsibilities to the proper individuals to provide positive organizational benefits.

MS105

Discrimination Awareness Workshop 1 credits
Analysis of discriminating attitudes to eradicate discrimination in the organizational environment.

MS106

Conflict Resolution 1 credits
Emphasis on conflict resolution and the importance of interpersonal communication in resolving conflict.

MS107

Getting Assertive 1 credits
Developing skills to accomplish desired ends in work and home environment.

MS108

Finances and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers 1 credits
Formulas, information and new techniques for managers.

MS109

Beginning Investments 2 credits
Investment opportunities, objectives and financial information needed by the beginning investor.

MS110

Personal Income Tax 3 credits
Federal and state tax laws regarding filing of individual tax returns and completion of federal and state returns.

MS111

Leadership Skills 1 credits
Attention to the development of a consistent personnel leadership style that fits both the leader and the work environment.

MS112

Achieving a Competitive Edge with Customer Service 1 credits
Management of a customer service department.

MS113

Women in Management 1 credits
Development of an understanding of the attitudes and skills a woman needs for management success.

MS114

1st Line Supervision 1 credits
Attention to techniques on how managers can guide and motivate their employees toward greater productivity.

MS116

Communication Skills 1 credits
Designed to improve a peron's writing, speaking and listening skills to become a more effective manager.

MS117

Time Management 1 credits
Study of basic time management strategies for increasing profit and productivity in business; ways to improve time management skills for managers and non-management workers.

MS118

Business Writing 1 credits
Developing memos, reports and proposals in everyday business; organizing ideas logically; improving overall writing skills.

MS119

Human Resource Management 1 credits
Emphasis on productive management of human resources from the Human Resources Manager's point of view.

MS120

How to Qualify for ISO 9000 1 credits
Step by step process through the ISO 9000 registration process from implementation of a quality assurance program and documentation of procedures to the registration visit and audit.

MS121

How to Gain a Competitive Edge with JIT 1 credits
JIT, step by step, using actual examples from existing companies to help implement JIT into businesses.

MS122

Go Global:Get Started in International Trade 1 credits
Seizing the opportunities that abound in foreign trade.

MS123

Effective Interviewing 1 credits
Interviewing skills needed to function efficiently; important legalities and liabilities involved in interviewing correctly.

MS124

Performance Appraisals 1 credits
Evaluating performance on an ongoing basis; setting realistic performance objectives; conducting effective appraisal interviews.

MS125

Successful International Marketing 1 credits
Complexities of marketing across borders.

MS126

Using Technology to Achieve Change 1 credits
Information technologies to improve or change a product, process or service in an organization.

MS128

Implementing EEOC 1 credits
Emphasis on providing clear, unambiguous, step by step methods of documentation, compliance and prevention for every business-related action that can raise legal liability.

MS129

Coaching for Performance 1 credits
Emphasis on a combination of training, communication and motivation skills that will enable a supervisor to challenge staff to reach a higher level of performance.

MS130

Project Management 1 credits
Emphasis on mastering the skills and techniques that an individual or group needs to bring projects in on schedule and under budget.

Art

AR101

Art Appreciation 3 credits
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.

AR101H

Honors Art Appreciation 3 credits
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.

AR102

Art History: Modern 3 credits
The visual arts of Europe and America in the 19th and 20th centuries; examination of contemporary trends in the visual arts.

AR104

Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3 credits
History of architecture, sculpture and painting of western civilization from the prehistoric (Paleolithic) period to the Proto-Renaissance.

AR105

Art History:Renaissance to Modern 3 credits
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.

AR106

Art Education 3 credits
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.

AR110

Drawing I 3 credits
Introduction to drawing for art and non-art majors focusing on observation and representation from a variety of sources.

AR111

Drawing II 3 credits
Continuation of AR110 Drawing I emphasizing problems in drawing, creative expression and experimentation with different media relating to visual sources.
Prerequisites: AR110 Drawing I

AR112

Figure Drawing 3 credits
Drawing the human figure.
Prerequisites: AR110 Drawing I

AR113

Painting I 3 credits
Introduction to the oil painting medium using visual sources.

AR114

Painting II 3 credits
Continuation of AR113 Painting I addressing advanced problems in painting and experimentation with different media.
Prerequisites: AR113 Painting I

AR115

Advanced Painting 3 credits
Continuation of AR114 Painting II with emphasis on visual concepts.
Prerequisites: AR114 Painting II

AR116

Ceramics I 3 credits
Exploration of the principles of design in three dimensional form using various methods of ceramic design and techniques to create ware and sculptural forms.

AR117

Ceramics II 3 credits
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.

AR118

Sculpture I 3 credits
Introduction to sculpture techniques for art and non-art students; experience with fundamental techniques and theory in subtractive and additive processes.

AR119

Sculpture II 3 credits
Continuation of AR118 Sculpture I for advanced students who wish to develop ability in sculpting clay, stone, wood and metal and to experiment with three dimensional forms.

AR120

Printmaking I 3 credits
Introduction to printmaking dealing with intaglio, lino-cut and wood-block techniques.

AR121

Printmaking II 3 credits
Continuation of AR120 Printmaking I with emphasis on advanced intaglio techniques.

AR122

2-D Design 3 credits
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.

AR123

3-D Design 3 credits
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; investigatation of expressive and organizational possibilities of abstract forms.

AR124

Color 3 credits
Theories of color, pigment and light, additive and subtractive color mixing and design applications.

AR126

Jewelry Design I 3 credits
Jewelry fabrication and casting using copper, brass, bronze and silver.

AR127

Individual Art Projects I 2 credits
Specialized work in area of student's interests.

AR128

Individual Art Projects II 2 credits
Specialized work in area of advanced student's interest.

AR129

Individual Art Projects III 2 credits
Specialized work in area of adavanced student's interests.

AR134

Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3 credits
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.

AR135

Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3 credits
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.

AR141

Graphic Design 3 credits
Conceptual and practical problems involving visual communication with applicaiton 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.

AR143

Introduction to Computer in Design 3 credits
Computer graphics as it relates to visual expression; creation and layout for commercially prepared art; basic language of computing; applications of computer-aided design through lecture, video and film presentations and hands-on experience.

AR160

Art Workshop 3 credits
Additional opportunities for academic students and individuals in the community to study in specialized areas in a non-traditional method.

AR205

Jewelry Design II 3 credits
Jewelry fabrication and casting using copper, brass, bronze and silver.

AR220

Internship 2 credits
Actual on-the-job work experience through a partnership with industry and Hutchinson Community College Visual Communications program.

AR225

Typography 3 credits
Historical and formal aspects of typography; application of design processes-conceptualization, layout, execution; analysis of text and display type's form, pattern and texture for type selection and aesthetic arrangement with copy fitting and type specification skills.

Auto Collision Repair

AB101

Basic Collision Repair Technology 5 credits
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.

AB102

Collision Repair Related Mechanical Systems 3 credits
Cooling systems, air conditioning and electrical systems as they pertain to the repair of collision-damaged vehicles.

AB103

Collision Repair Welding and Metal 2 credits
Use of MIG welders for repairs of modern damaged vehicles, roughout, finishing, shrinking and filling of damaged sheet metal.

AB104

Collision Repair Glass and Hardware 2 credits
Safe and correct method of glass replacement, hardware removal and replacement as it pertains to the collision repair field.

AB105

Fiberglass and Plastic Repair 2 credits
Repair or replacement of fiberglass and plastic components used in modern vehicles.

AB201

Basic Refinishing Technology 2 credits
Special equipment and tools used in the refinishing industry; correct methods for preparing a car for final delivery after refinishing.

AB202

Preparation Techniques for Refinish 3 credits
The correct method for complete preparation of an automobile for refinishing with hands-on experience in preparation for refinishing.

AB203

Application of Undercoats and Topcoats 3 credits
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.

AB204

Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 1 credits
Use of different systems to analyze and repair structural damage to an automobile.

AB205

Collision Repair Management Project 3 credits
Supervising and planning a project in the shop area; industry survey and paper dealing with planning and management of a collision repair shop required.

Auto Mechanics

AM101

Power Plant Theory 4 credits
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.

AM102

Electrical I 3 credits
Describe the relationship between voltage, Ohms and amerage, as well as basic charateristicsof circuits. Identify basic wiring diagram symbols, components and legend information. Perform basic electrical circuit measurements. Identify electrical system faults and perform repairs.

AM103

Electrical II 5 credits
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.

AM104

Brakes I 3 credits
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.

AM105

Brakes II 2 credits
Identify and inspect electronic brake control system components. Test, diagnose, and service electronic brake control system.
Prerequisites: AM104 Brakes I

AM201

Steering and Suspension 4 credits
Wheel bearings, tires and wheels, wheel balancing, suspension systems, steering systems and wheel alignment.

AM202

Engine Performance I 3 credits
Identify engine mechanical intergrity. 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.

AM203

Drive Train 4 credits
Theory and servicing of clutches, standard transmissions, drive lines, rear axles and automatic transmissions.

AM204

Heating and Air Conditioning Theory 4 credits
Theory and use of air conditioning service equipment; purging, repairing, evacuating, testing for leaks, charging and overhauling compressors.

AM206

Engine Performance II 2 credits
Diagnosis and repair of emissions control systems and engine-related service.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

Automation Engineering Tech

AE100

AC/DC Circuits 4 credits
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.

AE105

Industrial Wiring 3 credits
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.

AE150

Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) 3 credits
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

AE155

Electrical Maintenance 3 credits
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

AE200

Variable Frequency Drives and Electric Motors 3 credits
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

AE202

Actuator/Sensor Systems 3 credits
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

AE205

Intermediate Programmable Logic Controllers 3 credits
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

AE208

National Electrical Code 3 credits
Introductory course on the use and interpretation of the current National Electrical Code.

AE250

Distributed/Integrated Control Systems 3 credits
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

AE252

Control Systems Development 3 credits
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

AE255

Industrial Robotics 3 credits
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

Aviation

AV101

Private Pilot Ground School 3 credits
Safe and efficient operation of aircraft in the national airspace system as a private pilot; aircraft components and systems, basic aerodynamics, air traffic control and radio communication, weight and balance calculation, current FAA regulations, meteorology and basic navigation skills with use of the flight computer and navigation radios.

AV101L

Private Pilot Flight Lab 2 credits
Aeronautical knowledge, skills and experience to qualify for the FAA Private Pilot Certificate.

AV102L

Aviation Weather Lab 1 credits
Weather products available to airmen and how to interpret that data for the purpose of making safe and efficient flight planning decisions.

Biology

BI100

Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1 credits
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.

BI101

General Biology 4 credits
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. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory each week.

BI101L

General Biology 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 gentic engineering, evolution, population dynamics, and ecology.

BI102

Ecology of Environmental Problems 3 credits
Impact of science and technology on the environment, components of a balanced environment, identification of environmental problems and possible solutions.

BI103

Human Anatomy and Physiology 6 credits
Basic structure and function of the human body. Four hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112, or BI100 Bas Cncpt for AH Studies with a grade of C or better

BI103L

Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab
Laboratory portion of BI103 Anatomy and Physiology.

BI104

Biology I 5 credits
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. Three hours lecture and four hours lab per week.

BI104L

Biology I Lab
Laboratory portion of BI104 Biology I.

BI105

Biology II 5 credits
Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: BI101 General Biology, or BI104 Biology I, or Department 7 Consent

BI105H

Honors Biology II 5 credits
Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems.
Prerequisites: BI101 General Biology, or BI104 Biology I, or Department 7 Consent

BI105L

Biology II Lab
Laboratory portion of BI105 Biology II.

BI106

Zoology Internship 4 credits
On-the-job training emphasizing responsiblities of working in zoological environments.

BI112

General Microbiology 4 credits
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. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: BI101 or BI103 or BI104 or BI105

BI112L

General Microbiology Lab
Laboratory portion of BI112 General Microbiology.

BI115

Basic Radiation Biology 2 credits
Effects of ionizing radiation in biological systems and background for understanding the public right to minimal radiation exposure.
Prerequisites: BI103 Human A&P

BI116

Introduction to Biotechnology 5 credits
Investigation of biotechnology careers, history and applications of molecular biology and biotechnology, bioethics, and foundational laboratory skills; theory and practice of recombinant DNA methodologies; past, present, and promising future applications of biotechnology. Three hours lecture and four hours lab per week.
Prerequisites: BI104 Biology I, and CH105 Chemistry I

BI116L

Biotechnology Lab
Lab portion of BI116 Introduction to Biotechnology.

BI117

Principles of Genetics 3 credits
Classical Mendelian genetics, population and human genetics, and molecular genetics with current applications of genetic techniques.
Prerequisites: BI104 Biology I

BI118

Advanced Methods in Biotechnology 5 credits
Advanced concepts and laboratory techniques necessary to work effectively in a regulated research or industrial biotechnology laboratory; advanced biotechnological and recombinant DNA techniques including DNA microarray, construction of transgenic plants and animals, forensic applications, gene therapy, fermentation/bioprocessing, and biosensors; supported by laboratory experiences including tissue culture, gene disruption and genotypic/phenotypic analysis in yeast,chromatographic bioseparation techniques, including HPLC, GC and TLC, searching genetic databases and introduction to mass spectrometry. Three hours lecture and four hours lab per week.

BI118L

Advamced Methods in Biotechnology Lab
This course is the required lab portion of BI118 Advanced Methods in Biotechnology.

Broadcast and Media Technology

TC104

Broadcast News Lab I 1 credits
Hands-on experience producing a weekly news program in the positions of reporter, anchor, teleprompter operator, audio technician, floor director, camera operator, producer, director and technical director; proper use of available technologies.

TC106

Introduction to Audio/Video Technology 3 credits
Planned learning activities to acquaint students with the theory, selection and application of production supplies and equipment used in studio and field audio/video productions, the properties of audio/video tape, the application of advertising,federal regulations governing broadcasting, opportunities inside and outside the broadcast industry and the historical and theoretical background of the industry.

TC107

Radio Laboratory I 1 credits
Assignments in the audio studio to gain experience in station operations; volunteer internships with professional personnel serving as mentors available, with the instructor's approval, to students reaching an acceptable level of experience and proficiency in the areas of news, board operations and audio production.

TC108

News Writing and Special Events Report 3 credits
Historical development of broadcast journalism; current professional practices in radio/television news preparation, assignment coverage, writing, editing and program building; newsroom organization; special events coverage; public affairs reporting; documentary; news analysis, commentary and press conference techniques.

TC109

Audio Production 3 credits
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.

TC110

Announcing and Performance 3 credits
The study of basic broadcast equipment used by the radio and/or television announcer; background of speech and vocal techniques, personality, dress, character and temperament of broadcast speech communication; problems the radioand/or television announcer/performer encounters.

TC111

Audio/Video Scriptwriting 3 credits
Instruction in 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.

TC112

Video Production I 3 credits
Introduction to linear and non-linear video production techniques; opportunity for initial experience as directors, producers and production crew members while handling talent, blocking scenes, dealing with composition, lighting, packing, staging, sound scripting and sequencing of shots; site selection, location shots, production breaks, shooting schedules, various modes of production and the importance of individual reliability.

TC113

Video Editing and Post Production 3 credits
Theory and practical experience within the video/audio editing process for actual clients and various laboratory exercises including both the creative and mechanical aspects of A/V editing and 'sweetening'; the use ofanalog/digital formats; initiation and maintenance of a professional project portfolio required.

TC114

Video Production II 3 credits
The advanced application and design of video productions in field locations and studio shoots; opportunities to build on the knowledge learned in TC 112 Video Production I via a variety of assigned productions with real industry deadlines,equipment and current industry quality control restrictions; development of a usable video portfolio; review of old and introduction of new digital production and post-production techniques in the development of learning skills.

TC115

Videography 3 credits
Theoretical and practical experience, while working under a production deadline, to aid in development, individualism and understanding of the professional level of this visual art; emphasis on the establishment of a personal video portfolio.

TC116

Broadcast and Media Technology Internship 1 credits
A partnership with industry and the Broadcast and Media Technology program which designed to provide students with actual on-the-job work experience.

TC124

Broadcast Practicum I 1 credits
Hands-on experience in the art of producing live sporting events and in-studio productions.

TC212

Video Editing and Post Production II 3 credits
Applicaton of advanced editing and post production skills to the editing process; establishment of a personal portfolio; interaction with area post production facilities and professionals via field trips.

TC213

Video Production III 3 credits
Advanced application and design of video production on remote locations and in studio production shoot building on knowledge from TC112 Video Production I and TC114 Video Production II via a variety of professional productions with real deadlines and quality control restrictictions that demonstrate a mastery of field and studio competence.

Building Trades

BT101

Site Layout and Preparation 3 credits
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.

BT102

Concrete Flatwork and Finishing 2 credits
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.

BT103

Foundation Forming and Erecting 3 credits
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.

BT104

Cabinet Construction and Installation 3 credits
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.

BT105

Electrical and Mechanical Systems 2 credits
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.

BT106

Drywall Installation, Insulation and Ventilation 2 credits
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.

BT107

Exterior Finish 2 credits
Siding installation, exterior painting. Installation of exterior trim, shingles, cornices, roof trim and insulation.

BT108

Roof Framing 3 credits
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.

BT109

Floors, Walls and Ceiling Framing 4 credits
Floor joists, sub-floor, wall layout and assembly, wall components, ceiling construction, framing procedures, straightening, waterproofing, codes.

BT110

Interior Finish and Trim Installation 2 credits
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

BT111

Interior Finish Techniques 2 credits
Surface preparation; application of wood stains, fillers, and finishes. Polishing techniques; painting.

BT112

Hard Surface Installation 2 credits
Construction of countertops, floor underlayment, hard surface fitting and installation, ceramic floor tile, ceramic wall tile.

BT120

Introductory Craft Skills 3 credits
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.

BT121

Construction Safety 1 credits
Safety procedures on construction sites emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations.

BT125

Electrical I 4 credits
Introduction to residential electricity, including electrical safety, theory, codes, blueprint interpretation and basic installation, tools and equipment.

BT126

Plumbing I 5 credits
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.

BT130

Environmentally Responsible Construction Practices 1 credits
Environmental impact of building environment and ways in which construction practices can mitigate this impact responsibly and effectively.

BT131

Carpentry Basics 4 credits
Safety, construction details, layout, materials, assembly, tool and equipment operation, and reasons for alternative methods of construction.

BT132

Commerical Framing and Drywall 3 credits
Selection and installation of types and grades of steel framing materials and gypsum drywall, as well as finishing and patching of gypsum drywall.

BT133

Commercial Interior Finish and Trim 3 credits
Installation of interior doors and door hardware, suspended ceilings, trim for windows, doors, floors and ceilings and cabinets.

BT134

Windows, Doors and Stairs 3 credits
Installation of windows and doors; construction and installation of stairs.

BT135

Commerical Building Weatherization 2 credits
Selection and installation of various types of insulating materials in walls, floors and attics. Use and installation practices for vapor barriers and waterproofing materials.

BT136

Commercial Blueprints and Construction Documents 2 credits
Types and uses of drawings prepared for commercial structures, including format and content of drawings and use in conveying specific construction requirements.

BT141

Masonry I 3.67 credits
Introduction to safety, tools, equipment, materials and processes used in the masonry trade.

BT161

Metal Buildings I 3.47 credits
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.

BT171

Properties and Placement of Concrete 3 credits
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.

BT172

Concrete Forming I 2 credits
Selection and use of different reinforcing materials; layout and construction/forming of foundations and slabs, and forms used for curbing and paving.

BT173

Concrete Forming II 2 credits
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.

BT174

Material Handling, Rigging and Crane Safety 2 credits
Use and inspection of basic equipment and hardware used in rigging; rigging and crane hazards and related safety procedures.

BT202

Crew Leadership 1 credits
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.

BT205

Construction Management 7.20 credits
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.

BT225

Electrical II 6 credits
AC and DC theory, with applications including basic motor control, lighting and communications.
Prerequisites: BT125 Electrical I

BT226

Plumbing II 6 credits
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

BT227

Plumbing III 6 credits
Advanced concepts in sizing systems, water treatment, pumps and compressed air systems, including related math.
Prerequisites: BT226 Plumbing II

Business Administrative Tech

BU100

Small Business Accounting 3 credits
Fundamentals of small business record keeping: double entry, adjusting and closing entries, preparation of financial statements, payroll records.

BU101

Accounting I 3 credits
Accounting fundamentals as applied to single proprietorships including accounting cycle, financial statements, inventory, notes, depreciation and accounting principles and concepts.

BU102

Accounting II 3 credits
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

BU104

Introduction to Accounting 2 credits
Introduction to accounting fundamentals designed as a drop-back course for BU101 Accounting I.

BU105

Introduction to Business 3 credits
Economic environment, organization, management, labor, marketing, finance and career opportunities available in business; for both non-business and business majors.

BU106

Calculating Machines 1 credits
Operation of electronic printing and display calculators designed to develop proficiency in performing applications to business problems.

BU107

Personal Finance 3 credits
Personal and family financial planning emphasizing budgeting, consumer protection, credit, home buying, income taxes, insurance and investments.

BU108

Business Mathematics 3 credits
Consumer and business mathematics emphasizing calculations involving banking services, payroll, insurance premiums, taxes, interest, business discounts and markups, inventory control, depreciation and statistics.

BU109

Business Communications 3 credits
Practice in writing business letters and business reports; using business vocabulary; verbal, non-verbal, and interpersonal communications; listening and oral reporting.

BU110

Records Management 2 credits
Effective records management for manual and computerized records systems as applied to alphabetic, numeric, subject and geographic filing methods.

BU111

Quickbooks 3 credits
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.

BU118

Introduction to Leadership 3 credits
Introduction to the concept of leadership that provides an opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study, observation and application.

BU120

Job Search/Retention 1 credits
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.

BU121

Customer Service/Professional Image 3 credits
Development of professional image and service attitude; business etiquette; conflict resolution; communications; adding value to customer relations.

BU122

Presentation Software 1 credits
Presentation software for business applications.

BU124

Internship--Business Administrative Technology 2 credits
On-the-job training course offered in conjunction with the Business Administrative Technology program, with a minimum of 125 clock hours on the job.

Business-Banking-Paralegal

BU100

Small Business Accounting 3 credits
Fundamentals of small business record keeping: double entry, adjusting and closing entries, preparation of financial statements, payroll records.

BU101

Accounting I 3 credits
Accounting fundamentals as applied to single proprietorships including accounting cycle, financial statements, inventory, notes, depreciation and accounting principles and concepts.

BU102

Accounting II 3 credits
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

BU104

Introduction to Accounting 2 credits
Introduction to accounting fundamentals designed as a drop-back course for BU101 Accounting I.

BU105

Introduction to Business 3 credits
Economic environment, organization, management, labor, marketing, finance and career opportunities available in business; for both non-business and business majors.

BU106

Calculating Machines 1 credits
Operation of electronic printing and display calculators designed to develop proficiency in performing applications to business problems.

BU107

Personal Finance 3 credits
Personal and family financial planning emphasizing budgeting, consumer protection, credit, home buying, income taxes, insurance and investments.

BU108

Business Mathematics 3 credits
Consumer and business mathematics emphasizing calculations involving banking services, payroll, insurance premiums, taxes, interest, business discounts and markups, inventory control, depreciation and statistics.

BU109

Business Communications 3 credits
Practice in writing business letters and business reports; using business vocabulary; verbal, non-verbal, and interpersonal communications; listening and oral reporting.

BU110

Records Management 2 credits
Effective records management for manual and computerized records systems as applied to alphabetic, numeric, subject and geographic filing methods.

BU111

Quickbooks 3 credits
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.

BU118

Introduction to Leadership 3 credits
Introduction to the concept of leadership that provides an opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study, observation and application.

BU120

Job Search/Retention 1 credits
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.

BU121

Customer Service/Professional Image 3 credits
Development of professional image and service attitude; business etiquette; conflict resolution; communications; adding value to customer relations.

BU122

Presentation Software 1 credits
Presentation software for business applications.

BU124

Internship--Business Administrative Technology 2 credits
On-the-job training course offered in conjunction with the Business Administrative Technology program, with a minimum of 125 clock hours on the job.

BU125

Business/Computer Workshop 1 credits
Specialized workshop or seminar in business or computer topics pertaining to the business/computer field.

BU126

Introduction to Keyboarding 2 credits
Utilization of the touch system on the standard keyboard and manipulation of operative parts of keyboard with emphasis on accuracy, not speed.

BU127

Beginning Keyboarding 3 credits
Touch system on standard keyboard with emphasis on accuracy in business letters, tabulation and straight copy.

BU128

Intermediate Keyboarding 3 credits
Keyboarding with speed and accuracy, letters, tabulations, rough drafts and business papers and forms.

BU129

Production Keyboarding 3 credits
Decision making, production speed, and accuracy in office applications.

BU141

Principles of Selling 3 credits
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.

BU142

Principles of Retailing 3 credits
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.

BU145

Principles of Advertising 3 credits
Forms of advertising common to distributive enterprises; classroom readings, discussions, evaluations and exercises on direct mail, radio, TV advertising and newspaper advertising.

BU147

Internship I 2 credits
On-the-job experiences under the supervision of work site manager and course instructor.

BU148

Internship II 2 credits
Continuation of BU147 Internship I; on-the-job experiences under the supervision of work site manager and course instructor.

BU149

Internship III 2 credits
Continuation of BU148 Internship II; on-the-job experiences under the supervision of the work site manager and the course instructor.

BU151

Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1 credits
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.

BU152

Marketing Applications for Entrepreneurs 1 credits
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.

BU153

Financial Management for Entrepreneurs 1 credits
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.

BU154

Business Management for Entrepreneurs 1 credits
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.

BU155

Special Topics for Entrepreneurs 1 credits
Special topics for entrepreneurs and small business owner-operators such as risk management, technology, legal considerations, government regulations and franchising.

BU156

Developing the Business Plan 1 credits
Developing a comprehensive business plan for a small business venture with guidance and assistance from the instructor in the completion of the business plan.

BU201

Managerial Accounting 3 credits
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

BU202

Marketing 3 credits
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.

BU203

Principles of Supervision 3 credits
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.

BU204

Advanced Small Business Management 3 credits
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 BU101 Accounting I, or Departmental Consent

BU205

Business Law I 3 credits
Law of contracts, real property, personal property, bailments, sales and secured transactions with emphasis on the Uniform Commercial Code.

BU213

Office Management 3 credits
Management of office services and information processing with emphasis on systems analysis, office and space environment, office work simplification, division of work, office policies and rules, authority and organization relationships, employee motivation and office salary administration.

BU214

Word Processing: Microsoft Word for Windows 3 credits
Word processing on the microcomputer using Microsoft Word software.

BU215

Transcription 2 credits
Emphasis on grammar, spelling, and punctuation in transcribing communications from a transcribing machine.

BU217

Spreadsheet Management 3 credits
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.

BU218

Database Management 3 credits
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.

BU224

Human Resources Basics 3 credits
Hiring practices, termination and retention policies, reward systems, compensation methods and records retention for use in the Human Resources office.

BU250

Office Procedures 3 credits
Development and use of office skills including electronic scheduling/calendaring of meetings and conferences, travel arrangements, workplace mail, phone, basic troubleshooting of computer and peripherals and use of office equipment.

LA114

Paralegal Internship 3 credits
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.

LA130

Law and the Legal Assistant 3 credits
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.

LA131

Litigation 3 credits
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

LA134

Family Law 3 credits
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.

LA135

Wills, Estates, and Trusts 3 credits
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

LA136

Legal Ethics 3 credits
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

LA231

Introduction to Legal Research and Writing 3 credits
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.

LA234

Workers Compensation Law 2 credits
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

LA235

Personal Injury and Civil Wrongs 3 credits
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

LA238

Real Estate Law 3 credits
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

LA239

Bankruptcy Law 3 credits
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

Chemistry

CH101

General Chemistry 5 credits
Theory, principles and history of chemistry. Three hours lecture and four hours lab per week.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Math Score of 57 or above, or Compass Algebra Score of 28 or above, or MA105 or higher math, or Departmental Consent

CH101L

General Chemistry Lab
Laboratory portion of CH101 General Chemistry.

CH105

Chemistry I 5 credits
Atomic theory, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, energy, gasses, solids, liquids, and solutions. Laboratory experiments include analysis, synthesis and acquisition of quantitative data. Four hours lecture and three hours lab per week.
Prerequisites: ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or MA105 or higher math

CH105L

Chemistry I Lab
Laboratory portion of CH105 Chemistry I.

CH106

Chemistry II 5 credits
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. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: CH105 Chemistry I, or CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I

CH106L

Chemistry II Lab
Laboratory portion of CH106 Chemistry II.

CH108

Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5 credits
Study of the important groups of organic compounds, their properties, and reactions. Three hours lecture and six hours lab per week.
Prerequisites: CH105 Chemistry I, or CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I, or Departmental Consent

CH108L

Principles of Organic & Biochemistry Lab
Laboratory portion of CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry.

CH110H

Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5 credits
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. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.

CH111H

Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5 credits
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. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: CH110 Principles of Chemistry I, or CH105 Chemistry I

CH201

Organic Chemistry I 5 credits
First of a two-semester sequence of an in-depth study of organic chemistry with emphasis on the mechanisms and 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. Three hours lecture and six hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: CH106 Chemistry II, or CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II

CH201L

Organic Chem I Lab
Laboratory portion of CH201 Organic Chemistry I.

CH202

Organic Chemistry II 5 credits
Continuation of CH201 Organic Chemistry I. Three hours lecture and six hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: CH201 Organic Chemistry I

CH202L

Organic Chemistry II Lab
Laboratory portion of CH202 Organic Chemistry II.

College Orientation

ED105

Success Seminar/College Orientation 1 credits
Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

ED105H

Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1 credits
Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

Computer Aided Drafting

DR100

Basic Computer Aided Drafting 3 credits
Using the computer and AutoCAD software to generate two-dimensional working drawings.

DR101

Technical Drafting 3 credits
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.

DR102

Machine Drafting 5 credits
Detail and assembly drawings of machines and their component parts, shop notes and parts lists, precision dimensions, allowances, limits and tolerances.

DR102L

Machine Drafting Lab
Laboratory portion of DR102 Machine Drafting.

DR105

Fundamentals of Tool Design 5 credits
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.

DR107

Construction Drafting 2 credits
Design and drawing of a complete set of residential plans consisting of floor plan, foundation plan, four elevations, wall section and detail drawings.

DR116

Blueprint Reading 2 credits
Basic concepts and terminology which students must master to successfully interpret engineering drawings for the manufacturing trades.

DR119

3D Parametric Modeling I 3 credits
Development of two-dimensional profiles that will be transformed into three-dimensional features used to create parametric models for design work.

DR211

Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 3 credits
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.

DR212

Architectural CAD Drafting 3 credits
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.

DR213

Advanced Architectural CAD Drafting 3 credits
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

DR214

Advanced CAD Applications 3 credits
Programming and customizing AutoCAD to develop tools for engineering CAD applications.

DR215

Civil Drafting 3 credits
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

DR216

Computer Drafting Internship 3 credits
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.

DR217

CAD 3D Solid Modeling 3 credits
Advance CAD concepts involving the application of creating three-dimensional solid geometry and techniques of creating photo realistic still-renderings of these solids.

DR219

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

DR220

Special Projects in Drafting 5 credits
Working in teams to create working drawings of commercial designs, which requires teamwork, leadership building, communication, time management, research skills, flexibility, cross functionality and problem solving; final projects presented to business professionals located off campus.

Computer Science

CS104

Computers in Healthcare 3 credits
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).

CS105

Introduction to Data Processing and MIS 3 credits
Business information systems for management decision-making and control; fundamentals of data processing, databases, data manipulation, systems, operations, hardware and software considerations and their relationship to Management InformationSystems, as well as hands-on computer experience.

CS106

Introduction to Computer Engineering 4 credits
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.

CS110

Fundamentals of Digital Design 3 credits
Principles and patterns for design and structure of software, development of object-oriented models, examples of software architecture. Analysis of problems and description of solutions through the use of program design including tools of narrative description, visual representation and algorithm development using pseudocode; procedural and objective-oriented program development strategies.

CS111

Visual Basic Programming 3 credits
Programming in Structured and Visual Basic; application of programming fundamentals to problem solving.

CS120

C++ Language Programming 3 credits
Fundamentals of programming in C++ and its applications to business and scientifically oriented problems; introduction to object-oriented programming techniques using C++ classes.
Prerequisites: CS110 Fundamentals of Computer Programming, or Departmental Consent

CS121L

Programming Language Lab 1 credits
Computer programming lab.
Prerequisites: CS200 Problem Solving and Programming

CS122

JAVA Language 3 credits
Fundamentals of programming in Java and its applications; introduction to object-oriented programming techniques using Java classes.
Prerequisites: CS110 Fundamentals of Computer Programming, or Departmental Consent

CS200

Problem Solving and Programming 4 credits
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, and CS111 Visual Basic Programming, or Departmental Consent

CS206

Data Structures and Algorithms 3 credits
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

CS298

Agile Development Methods 3 credits
Directed studies cumulative project: selection, investigation and development of a computer science project; may include an implementation and/or experimentation component; will be completed in collaboration with other students utilizing agile development methods. Requires the completion of a plan, two reviews, and a final report with literature review and project evaluation.
Prerequisites: CS110 Fundamentals of Computer Programming, and CS200 Problem Solving and Programming

Computer Support Specialist

IS103

Microcomputer Literacy 2 credits
Study of microcomputer including word processing, spreadsheets, database, necessary hardware concepts and terminology.

IS104

Microcomputer Applications 3 credits
Microcomputers and various software applications; hardware and software selection, integration, and implementation; fundamentals of operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and computer problem solving.

IS105

Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3 credits
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

IS107

Home Computing 1 credits
Introduction to computers with an emphasis on practical applications for home use including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.

IS108

Word Processing I 1 credits
Word processing skills including basic formatting features, editing methods, managing and maintaining documents and basic enhancement of documents.

IS109

Word Processing II 1 credits
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

IS110

Spreadsheets I 1 credits
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.

IS111

Spreadsheets II 1 credits
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

IS113

Desktop Publishing 3 credits
Use of microcomputers in all stages of publishing: the creation of text and pictures assemblage of pages and printing of documents.

IS116

Spreadsheets III 1 credits
Continuation of IS111 Spreadsheets II with ue of advanced features of spreadsheets application using projects and importing and exporting data.
Prerequisites: IS111 Spreadsheets II

IS120

Graphics on Microcomputers 3 credits
Use of graphics software in the business and desktop publishing environments; bit-map and object-oriented graphics software.

IS123

Technology Workshop 3 credits
Specialized workshop or seminar in topics pertaining to technology and the computer field.

IS125

Introduction to Internet 1 credits
Primary uses and operation of the Internet including powerful search tools, file and software transfer, remote computer login, electronic mail, news and research sources and various other utilities; basic connectivity issues.

IS135

Essentials of Web Interaction 2 credits
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.

IS137

Website Ethics and Security 3 credits
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.

IS148

A+ Certification, Essentials 3 credits
Preparation for the essentials portion of CompTIA's A+ certification, the vendor neutral industry standard certification for PC hardware technician.

IS149

A+ Certification, Practical Applications 3 credits
Preparation for the Practical Applications portion of the CompTIA's A+ certification, the vendor neutral industry standard certification for PC technician.
Prerequisites: IS148 A+ Certification Essentials with grade of C or better

IS150

Electronic Commerce 3 credits
Provides a working knowledge of both the business and technology elements of electronic commerce; business-to-customer and business-to-business models, hardware and software requirements of web hosting and outsource hosting considerations; security,electronic payment; marketing, sales, and promotion; purchasing and support functions; legal, ethical and taxation considerations; societal effects and future developments.

IS182

Cisco CCNA I 3 credits
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.

IS183

Cisco CCNA II 3 credits
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

IS184

Cisco Exploration:LAN Switching and Wireless 3 credits
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 Exploration-Routing Protocols & Concepts

IS185

Cisco Exploration:Accessing the WAN 3 credits
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 IS183 Cisco Exploration-Routing Protocols & Concepts, and IS184 Cisco Exploration-LAN Switching & Wireless

IS186

Cisco CCNP: Route 4 credits
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 IS183 Cisco Exploration-Routing Protocols & Concepts, and IS184 Cisco Exploration-LAN Switching & Wireless, and IS185 Cisco Exploration-Accessing the WAN

IS187

Cisco CCNP: Switch 4 credits
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 IS183 Cisco Exploration-Routing Protocols & Concepts, and IS184 Cisco Exploration-LAN Switching & Wireless, and IS185 Cisco Exploration-Accessing the WAN

IS188

Cisco CCNP: Tshoot 4 credits
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: IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS183 Cisco Exploration-Routing Protocols & Concepts, and IS184 Cisco Exploration-LAN Switching & Wireless, and IS185 Cisco Exploration-Accessing the WAN

IS201

Database I 1 credits
Introduction to relational database concepts and terminology; basic database skills including creating, using and modifying tables, queries, forms and reports.

IS202

Database II 1 credits
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

IS210

Computer Support Internship I 3 credits
On-the-job training offered in conjunction with the Computer Support Specialist program.
Prerequisites: 24 credit hours of IS CS courses, or Departmental Consent

IS211

Computer Support Internship II 3 credits
On-the-job training offered in conjunction with the Computer Support Specialist program.
Prerequisites: IS210 Computer Support Internship I

IS212

Networking I 3 credits
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.

IS215

Web Development Platform 3 credits
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

IS220

Multimedia for the Web 3 credits
Multimedia technology capabilities and functionalities on the Web using a variety of current software applications to create animation, movies and sound clips that can be used in websites as well as other applications.
Prerequisites: IS135 Website Layout & Graphics

IS224

Networking II 3 credits
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, or IS182 Cisco CCNA I, and IS183 Cisco Exploration-Routing Protocols & Concepts

IS225

Website Coding 2 credits
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

IS226

Website Management and Development II 3 credits
Advanced instruction in website management and development using relational database concepts, server side programming, debugging and web server management to create dynamic data-driven web sites.
Prerequisites: IS225 Website Management and Development I

IS235

Elements of Linux 3 credits
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.

IS237

Server Operating Systems and Virtualization 3 credits
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 A+ Certification Essentials with grade of C or better, or Departmental Consent

IS240

Fundamentals of Network Security 3 credits
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 Cisco CCNA I, or IS184 Cisco Exploration-LAN Switching & Wireless, or IS185 Cisco Exploration-Accessing the WAN, or IS212 or IS224 Networking I and II

IS250

Project Management 3 credits
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, productivit y, closure, support, lessons learned as well interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, negotiation, communication, team building, leadership and setting and managing expectations.

IS264

JavaScript 3 credits
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

Criminal Justice

LE101

Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 credits
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.

LE102

Criminology 3 credits
Theories of causation of crime and their relationship to social structure and culture.

LE104

Agency Administration 3 credits
Practical analysis of modern administration theory and supervisory, management principles and their application to the unique operating problems of criminal justice organizations.

LE107

Criminal Justice Interview and Report Writing 3 credits
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.

LE108

Crime Scene Photography 3 credits
Basic photography theory and practice as applied to criminal investigation and criminalistics; taking, preparing, and documenting pictures for evidential purposes.

LE115

Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 3 credits
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.

LE201

Introduction to Corrections 3 credits
Introductory study of the field of corrections; correctional process of probation, institutions, and parole; survey of correction careers and correction theories.

LE202

Abnormal Psychology 3 credits
Mental abnormalities and minor maladjustments, their causes and methods of treatment; an approach to understanding one's self.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology with grade of C or higher

LE203

Critical Issues in Corrections 3 credits
In-depth study of current key issues in corrections.

LE205

Criminal Law 3 credits
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.

LE206

Criminal Procedures 3 credits
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.

LE207

Criminal Investigation 3 credits
Effective interview and interrogation techniques, crime scene management and lab processes, crime scene documentation methods, case preparation and court presentation.

LE208

Introduction to Scientific Crime Detection 3 credits
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.

LE210

Criminal Justice Practicum 3 credits
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

AN101

Digital Animation I 3 credits
The processes used to create, render, and animate three-dimensional objects using computer software including application of creating 3D geometry, applying materials, creating cameras, lights, and special effects to compose various scenes.

AN202

Digital Animation II 3 credits
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

AN220

Video Game Development 4 credits
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

AN222

Special Projects in Animation and Game Development 5 credits
Application of knowledge and skill learned in prerequisite classes to create 3D animation projects and interactive 3D computer games.
Prerequisites: AN220 Video Game Development

Drama-Theatre

TH115

Theatre Appreciation 3 credits
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.

TH116

Introduction to Acting 3 credits
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.

TH117

Scene Design 3 credits
Principles of scale, perspective and foreshortening as applied to scenic design; exercises in model building and drafting or sketching a theatrical design.

TH118

Stagecraft 3 credits
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.

TH119

Stage Makeup 3 credits
Study and practice of the basic application of stage make-up including character analysis, anatomy, materials and special make-up techniques and problems.

TH121

Advanced Acting 3 credits
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

TH122

Voice and Diction 3 credits
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.

TH123

Theatre Practicum I 1 credits
Participation in main stage theatre productions with crew lead responsibilities.

TH124

Summer Theatre 3 credits
Participation in HCC Summer Theatre program by performing on stage as an actor.

TH126

Theatre Performance I 1 credits
Performance in main stage theatre productions during the school year.

TH130

Costume Design and Construction 3 credits
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.

TH131

Play Production 3 credits
Theory and practice of the production elements comprising the theatre arts: scene design and stage craft, lighting design and technology, and costume and make-up design as each contributes to the realization of a play.

TH135

Theatre Internship 3 credits
On-the-job training offered in conjunction with the HCC theatre curriculum.

TH201

Stage/Television Lighting 3 credits
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.

TH205

Theatre Performance Ensemble 1 credits
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

CC101

Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3 credits
Career opportunities in the child-care field including student self-assessment of interests and skills.

CC102

Creative Activities I 2 credits
Activities that stimulate learning including art, science, pre-number concepts, dramatic play, language, fine and gross motor skills.

CC103

Creative Activities II 2 credits
Continuation of CC102 Creative Activities I focusing on further development of preschool activities with emphasis on language and music.

CC104

Nutrition, Health, and Safety 3 credits
Introduction to nutritional needs, health issues and safety considerations specific to care and development of young children.

CC105

Infant and Toddler Development 3 credits
Behaviors and growth patterns particular to infants and toddlers.

CC108

Early Language and Literacy 3 credits
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.

CC201

Child Care Lab I 5 credits
Supervised lab experiences involving the assistance in an ongoing curriculum for preschoolers. One hour lecture and nine hours lab experience per week. Background validation required.

CC202

Child Care Lab II 5 credits
Supervised lab experiences involving planning, teaching, supervising and evaluating preschool activities. One hour lecture and nine hours lab experience per week. Background validation required.

CC203

Child Care Center Programming 3 credits
Programming as it applies to quality child care.

CC204

Child Care Center Administration 3 credits
Management skills and responsibilities associated with the administration of a child care center.

CC206

Building Family and Community Relations 3 credits
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.

CC210

Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum 3 credits
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

EC100

Macroeconomics 3 credits
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.

EC100H

Honors Macroeconomics 3 credits

EC101

Microeconomics 3 credits
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.

EC201

Health Economics 3 credits
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.

Education

ED091

Reading and Study Skills for the Social Sciences 1 credits
Strategies and practice in reading comprehension, individual study strategies, vocabulary building and classroom learning strategies for students in the social sciences.

ED105

Success Seminar/College Orientation 1 credits
Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

ED105H

Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1 credits
Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

ED106

Art Education 3 credits
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.

ED108

Paraprofessionals and the Exceptional Child 1 credits
The role of paraprofessionals in working with exceptional children.

ED110

Career Decision Making 1 credits

ED114

Youth Development Seminar 2 credits

ED118

Introduction to Leadership 3 credits
An introduction to the concept of leadership that provides an opportunity to develop essential leadership skills through study, observation and application.

ED125H

Honors College Seminar 1 credits

ED131

Tutor Training 1 credits
Preparation to be effective tutors at HCC and to qualify for level I tutor certification by the College Reading and Learning Association.

ED131L

Tutor Training Lab
Laboratory portion of ED131 Tutor Training.

ED201

Introduction to Education 3 credits
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: PS102 Human Growth and Development, and a GPA of 2.5 or higher

ED201L

Introduction to Education Practicum 1 credits
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: PS102 Human Growth and Development, and a GPA of 2.5 or higher

ED218

Directed Studies in Education 1 credits
Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

ED218H

Honors Directed Studies 1 credits
Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

ED219

Directed Studies in Education 2 credits
Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

ED219H

Honors Directed Studies 2 credits
Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

ED220

Directed Studies in Education 3 credits
Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

ED220H

Honors Directed Studies 3 credits
Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

Electronic Engineering Tech

EE100

Principles of DC and AC Circuits 3 credits
Ohm's Law, series and parallel DC circuits, networks, meters, magnetism, AC circuits with inductance, capacitance and resonance.

EE101

Solid State Electronics 3 credits
Theoretical and practical understanding of the basic elements of transistors including characteristics of transistors, base circuits, parameters and use of data sheets using transistorized circuits and characteristics of semi-conductors.
Prerequisites: EE100 Principles of AC/DC Circuits with a C or better

EE106

Electrical Maintenance 3 credits
Operation, application, maintenance and troubles in electrical equipment such as transformers, relays, motor controls and wiring with emphasis on diagnostic troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

EE120

Apprentice Electricity I 10 credits
Basic theory, orientation, job information, mathematics, code and practices,conduit fabrication, OSHA standards, First Aid - CPR/AED, blueprint reading and test instruments for inside wireman.

EE121

Apprentice Electricity II 10 credits
Basic theory, orientation, job information 1 and 2, transformers, code and practices, conduit fabrication, OSHA standards, First Aid and CPR/AED, blueprint reading and test instruments for inside wireman.

EE122

Apprentice Electricity III 10 credits
Advanced theory, orientation, job information 3, transformers, code and practices, grounding, OSHA standards, CPR/AED, blueprint reading and test instruments for inside wireman.

EE123

Apprentice Electricity IV 10 credits
Orientation, transformers, OSHA standards, First Aid-CPR/AED, motor controls, motors, job information 4, code and practices, digital electronics and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's).

EE124

Apprentice Electricity V 10 credits
Orientation, OSHA standards, CPR/AED, fire alarms, telephone and security basics, job information 5, code and practices, distributed generation, instrumentation, structured cabling and power quality.

EE201

Analog Circuit Analysis 6 credits
Theory, evaluation, testing and constructing of analog circuits used in electronic systems.
Prerequisites: EE101 Solid State Electronics with a grade of C or better

EE202

Digital Circuits 3 credits
Introduction to digital computer hardware including simple coding schemes, Boolean algebra, logic gates, flip-flops, counters, shift registers, memories and integrated circuit technologies with laboratory enabling students to gain manipulative skills and knowledge in working with digital circuits by constructing simple logic circuits found in modern computers.
Prerequisites: EE222 Industrial Electronics/PLC

EE203

Instruments and Measurements 3 credits
Study of indicating instruments and electronic test equipment as applied to DC, AC and radio frequency measurements.

EE205

Wireless Communication 3 credits
Amplitude and frequency modulated transmission and reception with emphasis given to the super heterodyne receiver and including cellular telephone, SSB and antenna technology.
Prerequisites: EE101 Solid State Electronics with a grade of C or better, and EE201 Analog Circuit Analysis with a grade of C or better

EE220

Data Communications 3 credits
Underlying principles behind today's industrial communications systems, including Modbus, Data Highway Plus, TCP/IP, fiber optics, smart field devices and troubleshooting techniques.
Prerequisites: EE222 Industrial Electronics/PLC with a grade of C or higher

EE222

Industrial Electronic PLC 3 credits
Hands-on experience in developing PLC control systems including applications, operation, PLC instructions, hardware selection, programming and troubleshooting Ladder Logic for logic and analog systems.
Prerequisites: ME110 Fundamentals of Motor Controls

EE223

Intermediate Programmable Logic Controllers 3 credits
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: EE222 Industrial Electronics/PLC with a grade of C or higher

EE230

Advanced Control Systems 3 credits
Contemporary control methods in process control and programmable logic control systems including multi-loop systems, open data systems, fuzzy logic and fieldbus technology.
Prerequisites: ME105 Fundamentals of Instrumentation

EE240

Distributed and Integrated Control Systems 3 credits
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: EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

EE250

Control Systems Development 2 credits
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: EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

Emergency Dispatch

ET100

Introduction to Emergency Communications 3 credits
Basic emergency communications equipment and operating procedures; specialize equipment used specifically for emergency communications such as alert paging and interagency radio, telephone, and computerized equipment; practice in use of emergency communications equipment; professional responsibilities and career opportunities in emergency communications.

ET101

Emergency Call Receiving and Enhanced 9-1-1 3 credits
Application of caller-control procedures and other basic emergency communications; procedures used for special and diverse populations; processing 9-1-1 and enhanced 9-1-1 calls; other public safety considerations.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET102

Emergency Communication Liability Accountability 3 credits
The U.S. legal system; legal issues confronting emergency communications operators; preparation for court testimony; civil liabilities faced by emergency communications workers in performance of their duties.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET103

Emergency Communications Technology 3 credits
History of emergency communications technology, basic radio system design, routine maintenance and basic trouble shooting; how different computers systems link together.

ET104

Emergency Radio Communications 3 credits
Performance of technical dispatching skills e.g. the use of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems and computerized mapping; processing and documenting of emergency calls from assignment of field units to the conclusion of the event.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET106

Application of Emergency Communications Skills 3 credits
Application of prior communication background knowledge and skills to the integration of field operations; applying that information to determine resources available to the communicator, the methods to apply those resources, and the actual assignment of resources; Quality Assurance programs available to the emergency communicator.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET108

Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction 3 credits
The role of emergency communications in Homeland Security and the threat of terrorist attack; application of policies/procedures for handling Homeland Security and terrorism-related activities and reports.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET109

Introduction to Tactical Emergency Communications 3 credits
Knowledge and practical experience in preparation for supporting command staff with communications, resource status and accurate documentation of events during large scale incidents.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET201

Crisis Management in Emergency Communications 3 credits
Caller anxiety and various barriers that emotion and stress create in communications; self-control and recognition of stress reactions among emergency workers and callers; managing callers in crisis; Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM).
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET202

Law Enforcement Communications 3 credits
Specific and unique needs of law enforcement agencies; the need for efficient and effective field communications; recognition of the various classifications of crimes; the emergency communicator's roles and activities needed to support officer safety, radio communications for law enforcement, and special response situations.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET203

Fire Communications 3 credits
Specific and unique needs of fire and rescue operations; the emergency communicator's roles and activities needed to support routine fire and rescue operations as well as specialized operations for hazardous materials situations, entrapment situations, structural collapse, etc.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET204

Intro. to Emergency Management and EOC Operations 3 credits
History of emergency management as it has evolved into the present day world of homeland security; background, components, and systems involved in the management of disaster and other emergencies; how the functions of emergency management operate and the influence they can have on everyday life.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET205

Emergency Medical Communications 3 credits
Specific and unique needs of communications between the dispatcher and EMS agencies; providing callers with basic medical instruction for emergency care prior to EMS arrival; dealing with caller anxiety specific to emergency medical dispatching.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

ET206

Emergency Communication Center Supervision 3 credits
Supervisory responsibilities specific to emergency communications; small-group dynamics, facilitating team building and group interaction in the communications center; general supervisory issues such as conflict resolution, employee evaluation and planning processes.
Prerequisites: ET100 Introduction to Emergency Communications

Emergency Medical Sciences

EM101

Emergency Medical Responder 4 credits
Assessment of life threatening emergencies emphasizing using basic adjunctive equipment skills in the management of various patient conditions and gaining an appreciation of a systems approach to emergency care.

EM102

Emergency Care Trauma 1 credits
Guidelines for patient assessment, understanding the pathophysiology and scientific rationale in implementing patient care to the seriously injured patient.

EM110

Emergency Medical Technician 10 credits
Information, skills and attitudes necessary for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) in the State of Kansas and National Registry of EMT-B.
Prerequisites: Have taken or are currently enrolled in EM131

EM110L

Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic Lab
Laboratory portion of EM110 Emergency Medical Technician.

EM111

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 1 credits
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.

EM112

Wilderness EMT Upgrade 6 credits
Expanded qualifications of certified EMT personnel to permit operations in a wilderness environment.

EM114

EMT Bridge 6 credits
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.

EM120

EMT-Intermediate 8 credits
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.

EM121

Kansas EMT Synthesis 3 credits
Study of contemporary topics in emergency medical care and appropriate intervention by paramedic personnel.

EM131

Cardiac Care (CPR) 1 credits
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.

EM160

EMT Recertification 1 credits
Procedures necessary for continued licensure as an EMT.

EM161

EMICT Technique 2 credits
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.

EM162

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 1 credits
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.

EM163

EMS Field Operations 3 credits
Emergency scene organization including safe operation in hostile situations, armed encounters, hostage situations, violent crimes, sniping incidents and civil disturbances.

EM165

Field Internship 3 credits
Performance of emergency scene responsibilities in field EMS units; basic patient care principles compared to case histories.

EM166

Pharmacology 3 credits
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.

EM168

Trauma 2 credits
Treatment of traumatic injury, common injuries as they relate to the major body systems, the concept of total

EM169

Medical Emergencies 3 credits
Disease processes, their acute manifestations, advanced assessment techniques and treatment modalities.

EM191

Paramedic I 13 credits
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.

EM192

Paramedic II 12 credits
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.

EM192L

Paramedic II Lab
Lab portion of EM192 Paramedic II.

EM201

Paramedic III 12 credits
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.

EM202

Paramedic IV 16 credits
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.

EM202L

Paramedic IV Lab
Laboratory portion of EM202 Paramedic IV.

English Composition and Lit

EN098

Basic English 4 credits
Spelling, parts of speech, sentence patterns, punctuation, terminology, sentence and paragraph writing.
Prerequisites: Compass Writing score of 52 or below, or Asset Writing Score of 40 or below, or ACT English score of 16 or below

EN099

Elements of Writing 2 credits
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 to 44, or ACT English Score of 17 to 19, or Compass Writing Score of 53 to 75

EN100

English Composition IB 3 credits
In addition to the content of EN101, individual assistance is also given in areas of need. The student who has completed Basic English with a C grade or better must enroll in English Composition IB with concurrent enrollment in EN099 Elements of Writing to continue the composition sequence. Note: Requires concurrent enrollment in EN099 and Elements of Writing.
Prerequisites: EN098 Basic English with a grade of C or higher, or Asset Writing Score of 41 to 44, or ACT English Score of 17 to 19, or Compass Writing Score of 53 to 75

EN101

English Composition IA 3 credits
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. Based on placement scores, students may be required to enroll in EN100 English Composition IB and EN099 Elements of Writing instead of EN101. Additionally, honors students may elect to take EN103H Honors English Composition I in lieu of EN101.
Prerequisites: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above

EN102

English Composition II 3 credits
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 EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

EN102H

Honors English Composition II 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN103H

Honors English Composition I 3 credits
Essentials of composition. Emphasis placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Readings and criticism are used. Much emphasis placed on independent work.
Prerequisites: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above

EN107

Business English 3 credits
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.

EN108

Technical Writing 3 credits
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.

EN120

Children's Literature 3 credits
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.

EN121

World Mythology 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

EN128

Introduction to Creative Writing 3 credits
Understanding and explanation of elements of the writer's craft in prose and poetry.

EN160

Professional Academic Rhetoric 2 credits
Professional rhetoric to help students develop skills that they can apply to a variety of documents appropriate to each student's life after Hutchinson Community College. Students learn principles of organizing, writing and revising clear, readable documents for further academic pursuits.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

EN160H

Honors Professional Academic Rhetoric 2 credits
Professional rhetoric to help students develop skills that they can apply to a variety of documents appropriate to each student's life after Hutchinson Community College. Students learn principles of organizing, writing and revising clear, readable documents for further academic pursuits.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

EN201

Introduction to Literature 3 credits
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

EN202

British Literature I 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

EN202H

Honors British Literature I 3 credits
Outstanding works of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the eighteenth century.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN203

British Literature II 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN203H

Honors British Literature II 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN204

American Literature I 3 credits
Representative works of major American writers from the beginning to 1865.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN204H

Honors American Literature I 3 credits
Representative works of major American writers from the beginning to 1865. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN205

American Literature II 3 credits
Representative works of major American writers from 1865 to the present.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN205H

Honors American Literature II 3 credits
Representative works of major American writers from 1865 to the present. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN206

Contemporary Literature 3 credits
Fiction and poetry by major writers since World War II exploring major trends and ideas in contemporary literature.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN207

Introduction to Shakespeare 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN214

Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3 credits
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 Honors English Comp I with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB

EN214H

Honors Introduction to Cultural Studies:FairyTales 3 credits
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 EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

EN215

Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3 credits
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

EN215H

Honors Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3 credits
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

EN220

Poetry Writing 3 credits
Continued practice in poetry writing with emphasis on technique.
Prerequisites: EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing

EN220H

Honors Poetry Writing 3 credits
Continued practice in poetry writing with emphasis on technique.
Prerequisites: EN128 Introduction to Creative Writing

LC092

Jumpstart Reading and Writing 2 credits
Jumpstart Reading and Writing will provide competency-based skill development in reading and writing. This class is a 2 credit pass/fail course that will not count towards graduation.

LC097

Reading Comprehension I 3 credits
Basic comprehension strategies of paragraphs and short selections with an emphasis on finding main ideas, supporting details, inferred meanings and vocabulary development. This course does not fulfill graduation requirement.

LC097L

Reading Comprehension Lab
Laboratory portion of LC097.

LC098

Study Strategies 1 credits
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

LC105

College Learning Methods 2 credits
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

HE102

The Preschool Child 4 credits
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.

HE102L

The Preschool Child Lab
Laboratory portion on HE102 The Preschool Child.

HE111

Clothing 3 credits
Basic principles and techniques for clothing construction including fitting and alterations and emphasizing professional techniques and recognition of quality construction.

HE112

Contemporary Sewing and Tailoring 1 credits
Clothing construction designed to meet the needs of the individual; basic principles and techniques for quality clothing construction; building on skills of experienced students by constructing garments using advanced techniques and/or fabrics.

HE116

Interior Design 3 credits
Application of design principles to selection and arrangement of home furnishings with emphasis on development of individual taste.

HE120

Career Image and Dress 2 credits
Image management, clothing selection and care, grooming, poise, nutrition and exercise as they apply to development of an individualized professional wardrobe plan.

HE202

Nutrition 3 credits
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

FS102

Construction Methods and Materials 3 credits
Building materials, their physical properties and reactions to fire; building configurations and their applicability to specific hazardous industrial operations.

FS103

Introduction to Fire Protection and Suppression 3 credits
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.

FS104

Fundamentals of Fire Prevention 3 credits
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.

FS105

Fire Attack 1 credits
Fire fighting tactics and strategies for attacking fires in both residential and commercial structures.

FS106

Basic Vehicle Extrication 1 credits
Freeing victims trapped in an automobile; techniques for gaining entry and displacing barriers to victim removal.

FS107

Basic Confined Space Rescue I 1.50 credits
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

FS108

Rope Rescue I 1.50 credits
Basic rescue operations utilizing ropes, hardware and related equipment. This course follows the guidelines of NFPA 1006-Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications, Chapter 6.1.

FS109

Rope Rescue II 1.50 credits
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

FS110

Firefighter I 4 credits
Beginning course leading to Firefighter I certification, including emergency medical care, fire behavior, firefighting equipment and rescue and safety procedures.

FS111

Hazardous Materials I 1 credits
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.

FS113

Firefighter II 3 credits
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.

FS114

Fire Science Update 1 credits
Information to keep personnel up-to-date on changes occurring in fire service community.

FS118

Rope Rescue III 1 credits
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

FS120

Wildland Firefighter Type II 3 credits
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.

FS122

NWCG Incident Command System 1 credits
Incident Command System -features collectively identifying the unique quality of the ICS as an incident or event management system.

FS124

Wildland Firefighter Internship I 2 credits
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.

FS125

Fire Service Internship I 1 credits
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.

FS126

Portable Pumps and Water Use 1 credits
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.

FS127

Wildland Fire Powersaw Operations 2 credits
Procedures for safe power saw operation in a wildland fire suppression setting and basic maintenance and field repairs of power saws.

FS130

Introduction to Fire Ground Strategy and Tactics 3 credits
Fire ground strategy and tactics including structure, priorities and language of the emergency scene.

FS135

Agricultural Rescue Techniques 1 credits
No information found for course id fs135.

FS145

Firefighter Fitness and Conditioning I 1 credits
Preparation of fire science students for the physical requirements needed to pass fitness tests and the demands of a career in the fire service.

FS146

Firefighter Fitness and Conditioning II 1 credits
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.

FS150

Hazardous Materials Operations (First Responder) 1.50 credits
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.

FS151

Fireground Operations 1 credits
This course covers basic fireground operations, including live fire suppression, ventilation, and search and rescue.
Prerequisites: FS110 Firefighter I

FS155

Ice Rescue Operations 1.50 credits
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.

FS156

Ice Rescue Technician 1 credits
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.

FS160

Rapid Intervention Team 1 credits
No information found for course id fs160.

FS175

Intro. to Fire & Emergency Services Administration 3 credits
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

FS202

Fire Protection Systems 3 credits
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.

FS203

Fire Hydraulics 3 credits
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.

FS204

Fire Fighting Tactics and Strategy 3 credits
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.

FS205

Arson Investigation 5 credits
The study of arson investigation; necessary skills to conduct legal investigations of fires.

FS206

Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator 4 credits
Operation of apparatus equipped with fire pumps including pumpers, initial fire-attack apparatus, tenders (tankers), wildland-fire apparatus and aerial apparatus equipped with pumps.

FS220

Fire Operation in the Urban Interface 2 credits
Scene size-up, tactics and strategies for wildland firefighter in urban interface.

FS221

Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior 2 credits
Environmental factors (fuels, weather and topography) that affect wildland fire behavior.

FS225

Fire Service Internship II 1 credits
Continuation of FS125 Fire Science Internship I; practicum with a fire service agency with the agency providing observational experiences and supervised activities.

Foreign Languages

FR101

Elementary French I 5 credits
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. French life and culture are studied. For students who have no French or one semester of high school French.

FR102

Elementary French II 5 credits
Continuation of FR101 Elementary French I with special emphasis on reading ordinary French prose.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

GR101

Elementary German I 3 credits
Pronunciation and grammar with emphasis on understanding and speaking phrases of practical value and on German life and culture.

GR102

Elementary German II 3 credits
Continuation of GR101 Elementary German I with emphasis on reading German prose and poetry.

GR103

Elementary German III 3 credits
Continuation of GR102 Elementary German II with emphasis on reading German prose and poetry.

GR205

Oral German 2 credits
Practical application of grammar and idioms in conversation about everyday situations.

SP100

Workplace Spanish 3 credits
A study of workplace Spanish for non-Spanish-speaking employers and employees who need to enhance communication in the workplace, with both colleagues and customers; phonetic encoding to address Spanish commands, questions, and phrases critical in the workplace.

SP101

Elementary Spanish I 5 credits
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.

SP102

Elementary Spanish II 5 credits
A reading, writing, listening, and speaking course: continuation of SP101: Elementary Spanish I or SP104: Elementary Spanish II.
Prerequisites: SP101 Elementary Spanish I, or SP104 Spanish II, or Departmental Consent

SP105

Elementary Spanish III 3 credits
A reading, writing, listening, and speaking course; continuation of Elementary Spanish II.
Prerequisites: SP104 Spanish II

SP202

Spanish Conversation, Culture, and Writing 3 credits
Intermediate grammar review, conversation, and writing practice based on literature as well as cultural presentations.
Prerequisites: SP102 Spanish II

SP203

Introduction to Spanish Literature 3 credits
Spanish and Latin American literature. Only Spanish is used in the class.
Prerequisites: SP105 Spanish III, or Departmental Consent

Geography

GE101

World Geography 3 credits
Humanity's relationship to the environment with emphasis on location, climate, population, topography and regional economics.

GE110

United States Regional Geography 3 credits
Introduction to regional and cultural geography of the United States with special emphasis on topography, location, population, regional climate, agriculture and economics.

Health Information Records

HR100

Health Record Applications I 1 credits
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.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

HR103

Introduction to Health Information 3 credits
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.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

HR105

Medical Terminology 3 credits
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.

HR107

Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3 credits
Introduction to the U.S. legal system, laws and ethical issues and how they relate to healthcare.
Prerequisites: HR103 Intro to Health Information, or Departmental Consent

HR108

ICD-10-CM/PCS Anatomy & Physiology Review 2 credits
A review of Anatomy and Physiology as it pertains to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. Intended only for Health Information Technology students with a working knowledge of ICD-9-CM Coding. This course is not intended to replace a Human Anatomy and Physiology course.
Prerequisites: BI103 Human A&P, and HIT Acceptance

HR130

Medical Style and Grammar 3 credits
The study and application of the rules of English as it applies to the transcription of medical documentation.

HR199

Healthcare Documentation & Transcription Practicum 2 credits
Learning experience under the supervision of a transcription supervisor at an approved health care facility. A minimum of 90 clock hours including 80 clock hours on site and 10 clock hours of online work. Approval of program coordinator required.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

HR202

ICD-10 Coding for Long Term Care 2 credits
Fundamentals of ICD-10 Coding principles for the long term care setting.
Prerequisites: HR105 Medical Terminology, or Departmental Consent

HR203

Health Record Practicum I 1 credits
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 HR103 Intro to Health Information, and HR107 Legal Aspects of Health Information

HR204

Healthcare Documentation and Transcription 2 credits
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, and BI103 Human A&P, or Departmental Consent

HR208

Quality Management 2 credits
Introduction to quality management concepts with emphasis on performance improvement; utilization and risk management.
Prerequisites: IS104 Microcomputer Applications, or Departmental Consent

HR210

CPT Coding 2 credits
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

HR211

Health Record Practicum II 1 credits
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 HR214 Health Statistics, and HR217 Health Records Applications II

HR212

Pathophysiology 4 credits
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

HR214

Health Statistics 2 credits
Health data collection including acceptable terminology, computational methodology and display of health data used in healthcare statistics.

HR215

Clinical Affiliation 2 credits
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

HR216

Reimbursement Methodologies 3 credits
Reimbursement methodologies for inpatient hospital and physician office billing.
Prerequisites: HR222 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I, and HR210 CPT Coding, or Departmental Consent

HR217

Health Record Applications II 1 credits
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, and HR214 Health Statistics, or BU203 Principles of Supervision

HR218

Health Record Applications III 1 credits
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, and HR216 Reimbursement Methodologies, or Departmental Consent

HR222

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I 4 credits
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, and BI103 Human A&P, or Departmental Consent

HR223

ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding II 3 credits
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 Classification 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

HR224

Coding Lab 1 credits
Lab in manual and automated encoding; specialized records; 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); International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, 3rd Edition (ICD-03) and Cancer Registry activities; Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV) and other codin g systems.
Prerequisites: HR222 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding I, or Departmental Consent

HR225

Health Record Coding Practicum 1 credits
Supervised learning experience at affiliated facilities designed to give students clinical experience in inpatient and ambulatory coding.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

HR226

Advanced Healthcare Documentation and Transcriptio 4 credits
This course follows HR204 Healthcare Documentation and Transcription. It enhances medical transcription skills through extensive practical experience in transcription, editing of documented health records and healthcare documentation.
Prerequisites: HR204 Healthcare Documentation and Transcription

HR227

Healthcare Professional Development 2 credits
This course focuses on the development of professional work behaviors and self-management, analysis of the dynamics of the work environment, professional work ethics, and exploration of professional development and career opportunities.

Hi Tech Health Info (HIT)

HT255

Introduction to Information and Computer Science 2 credits
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.

HT261

Networking and Health Information Exchange 2 credits
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.

HT262

Customer Service in the Health Care Environment 2 credits
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.

HT263

Working with Health IT Systems 2 credits
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.

HT264

Configuring Electronic Health Records 2 credits
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.

HT265

Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems 2 credits
This course provides students with instruction in the installation and maintenance of Heath Information Technology (HIT) systems, including testing prior to implementation. It introduces principles underlying system configuration and helps students plan system installation.

HT266

Vendor - Specific Electronic Health Systems 2 credits
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.

HT271

The Culture of Health Care 2 credits
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.

HT272

Terminology in Health Care Settings 2 credits
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.

HT273

Quality Improvement 2 credits
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.

HT274

Healthcare Workflow Process Analysis and Redesign 2 credits
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.

HT275

Health Information Systems 2 credits
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.

HT276

Usability and Human Factors 2 credits
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.

History

HI101

American History 1492-1865 3 credits
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.

HI101H

Honors American History 1492-1865 3 credits
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.

HI102

American History 1865-Present 3 credits
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.

HI102H

Honors Amer. History 1865-Present 3 credits
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.

HI103

World History to 1600 3 credits
History of the world from its origins to the 17th century.

HI104

World History since 1600 3 credits
History of the world from the 17th century to the present.

HI105

European History 1500-1815 3 credits
Political, economic, social, military and technological developments in Europe from Protestant Reformation to defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo.

HI105H

Honors European History 1500-1815 3 credits
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.

HI106

European History 1815-Present 3 credits
Political, economic, social, military and technological developments of Europe from Congress of Vienna through both world wars to the present.

HI111

A Survey of Russian History 3 credits
Russian history including economic, political and social developments with emphasis on life in modern day Russia.

HI115

History of Ancient Rome 3 credits
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.

HI116

History of Medieval Civilization 3 credits
History of Europe from the fall of Rome to the Renaissance.

HI121

Kansas History 3 credits
History of Kansas with emphasis on its geography and economic and political development.

HI122

Film History of World War II 3 credits
Analysis of the causes and a depiction of the major events of World War II, through viewing major Hollywood films.

HI122L

Film History of World War II Lab
Lab portion of HI122 Film History of World War II.

HI201

Topics in History 3 credits
Exploration of the historical dimension of a particular topic, period, or theme in history.

HI201H

Honors Topics in History 3 credits
Exploration of the historical dimension of a particular topic, period, or theme in history.

Honors Courses

AR101H

Honors Art Appreciation 3 credits
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.

BI105H

Honors Biology II 5 credits
Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems.
Prerequisites: BI101 General Biology, or BI104 Biology I, or Department 7 Consent

CH110H

Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5 credits
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. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.

CH111H

Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5 credits
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. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: CH110 Principles of Chemistry I, or CH105 Chemistry I

ED105H

Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1 credits
Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

ED125H

Honors College Seminar 1 credits

ED218H

Honors Directed Studies 1 credits
Directed study in specialized areas of study under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

EN102H

Honors English Composition II 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN103H

Honors English Composition I 3 credits
Essentials of composition. Emphasis placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Readings and criticism are used. Much emphasis placed on independent work.
Prerequisites: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above

EN160H

Honors Professional Academic Rhetoric 2 credits
Professional rhetoric to help students develop skills that they can apply to a variety of documents appropriate to each student's life after Hutchinson Community College. Students learn principles of organizing, writing and revising clear, readable documents for further academic pursuits.
Prerequisites: EN100 or EN101 or EN103 with a grade of C or higher

EN202H

Honors British Literature I 3 credits
Outstanding works of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the end of the eighteenth century.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN203H

Honors British Literature II 3 credits
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 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN204H

Honors American Literature I 3 credits
Representative works of major American writers from the beginning to 1865. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN205H

Honors American Literature II 3 credits
Representative works of major American writers from 1865 to the present. The honors experience is provided through an honors contract.
Prerequisites: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher

EN214H

Honors Introduction to Cultural Studies:FairyTales 3 credits
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 EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

EN215H

Honors Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3 credits
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

HI101H

Honors American History 1492-1865 3 credits
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.

HI102H

Honors Amer. History 1865-Present 3 credits
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.

HI105H

Honors European History 1500-1815 3 credits
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.

MA108H

Honors Elements of Statistics 3 credits
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 MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

MA112H

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5 credits
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 MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36

MA112L

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I Lab
This is the lab portion of MA112H

MA114H

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5 credits
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

MA114L

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II Lab
This is the lab portion of MA114H

MA202H

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5 credits
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

MA202L

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III Lab
This is the lab portion of MA202H

MU101H

Honors Music Appreciation 3 credits
Elements of musical understanding and the study of representative compositions.

MU148

Vocal Jazz/Sonance I 1 credits
Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.

SH101H

Honors Public Speaking 3 credits
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.

SO100H

Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3 credits
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.

Journalism

JL101

Introduction to Mass Communications 3 credits
Introduction to various mass media (e.g. newspapers, television, motion pictures), their roles in society and their interrelationship.

JL102

Reporting I 3 credits
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.

JL104

Publications Lab I 1 credits
Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

JL105

Publications Lab II 1 credits
Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

JL201

Newspaper Production I 3 credits
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.

JL201L

Newspaper Production Lab I
Laboratory portion of JL201L Newspaper Production I.

JL202

Newspaper Production II 3 credits
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.

JL202L

Newspaper Production Lab II
Laboratory portion of JL202 Newspaper Production II.

JL203

Publications Lab III 1 credits
Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

JL204

Publications Lab IV 1 credits
Writing stories or selling and designing ads for The Collegian newspaper and the Dragon's Tale magazine.

JL205

Introduction to Magazine Production 2 credits
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.

JL206

Magazine Production and Planning 2 credits
Continuation of JL205. Application of the principles of magazine production in the completion of Issue 2.

JL220

Visual Communications Internship 2 credits
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.

JP110

Basic Photography 3 credits
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.

JP110L

Basic Photography Lab
Laboratory portion of JP110 Basic Photography.

JP113

Advanced Photography 3 credits
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

JP113L

Advanced Photography Lab
Laboratory portion of JP113 Advanced Photography.

JP118

Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3 credits
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.

JP119

Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3 credits
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.

JP216

Studio Portrait Photography 3 credits
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.

JP216L

Studio Portrait Photography Lab
Laboratory portion of JP216 Studio Portrait Photography.

Machine Technology

MC101

Introduction to Machine Technology 3 credits
Basic machine tool concepts including theory and practice of machinery techniques.

MC102

Machining Fundamentals I 2 credits
Single and multi-spindle drilling and engine lathe turning operations and techniques.

MC103

Machining Fundamentals II 3 credits
Use of precision measuring instruments; in-depth study of operations and procedures of milling techniques.

MC104

Machine Technology Math 2 credits
This course is designed for student to apply mathematical functions within a machine technology shop. Emphasis will be placed on decimal places/values, fractions, tolerance/limits using measurement tools, micrometers, and dial indicators.

MC105

Machine Technology Blueprint Reading 3 credits
Interpretation of blueprints in the application of machining.

MC106

Basic Manufacturing Skills 8 credits
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.

MC110

Benchwork 1 credits
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.

MC111

Print Reading 3 credits
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.

MC112

Quality Control and Inspection 1 credits
Dimensional Metrology and its applications, to ensure form and function of machined parts and assemblies using semi-precision measuring instruments.

MC113

Metallurgy 1 credits
Metallurgical terms and definitions in an effort to understand the behavior and service of metals in industry. Characteristics during heating, cooling, shaping, forming and the stress treatment processes and wear resistance.

MC114

Machine Tool Processes 1 credits
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.

MC115

Machining I 3 credits
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.

MC116

Machining II 3 credits
Perform basic trigonometric functions, perform other procedures including I.D. boring and facing operations, planning a sequence for machining operations, aligning work pieces, use 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.

MC117

CNC Operations 3 credits
History of Numerical Control (NC) and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines and introduction to a 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.

MC118

Safety (OSHA) 1 credits
Safety procedures in manufacturing, emphasizing compliance with OSHA regulations.

MC122

Quality Control and Inspection (CNC) 2 credits
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

MC127

CNC Operations-Advanced 3 credits
Continuation of MC117 CNC Operations. History of Numerical Control (NC) and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines and introduction to a CNC machine sued 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: MC117 CNC Operations

MC201

Machining Fundamentals III 2 credits
Tool grinding techniques, tracer control systems, electrical discharge machining and numerical control.

MC202

Inspection and Quality Control 3 credits
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.

MC203

Computerized Numerical Control 3 credits
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.

MC204

Machine Practices I 1 credits
Students will review problems and create projects as they relate to the experimental manufacturing area with emphasis on production planning, quality control and inspection techniques.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

MC205

Machine Practices II 4 credits
Continuation of MC204 Machine Practices I, with emphasis on CNC applications. Problems and projects as they relate to the experimental manufacturing area with emphasis on production planning, quality control and inspection techniques.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent, and MC204 Machine Practices I

MT101

Introduction to Machine Technology 3 credits
Basic machine tool concepts including theory and practice of machinery techniques.

MT102

Machining Fundamentals I 2 credits
Single and multi-spindle drilling and engine lathe turning operations and techniques.

MT103

Machining Fundamentals II 2 credits
The use of precision measuring instruments as well as an in-depth study of operations and procedures of milling techniques.

MT105

Manufacturing Processes 3 credits
Fundamentals of manufacturing materials and processes; effect these processes have on material properties.

MT110

Basic Machine Shop Math 3 credits
Basic math used in machine tool operation.

MT115

Inspection and Quality Control 3 credits
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.

MT205

Machine Practices 3 credits
Problems and projects as they relate to the experimental manufacturing area with emphasis on production planning, quality control and inspection techniques.

MT207

Computerized Numerical Control 3 credits
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.

MT209

Advanced Computerized Numerical Control 3 credits
Programming techniques and applications relative to current industry standards utilizing hands-on tape preparation and machinery.

Manufacturing Engineering Tech

ME102

Fundamental AC Theory 3 credits
Electrical components, their connections and their actions when AC is applied; study of phase, vectors and impedance.
Prerequisites: EE100 Principles of AC/DC Circuits with a C or better

ME105

Fundamentals of Instrumentation 3 credits
Overview of industrial/manufacturing instrumentation and control focusing on common technology, practices and applications used in instrumentation and control systems.
Prerequisites: EE203 Instruments & Measurements

ME106

Industrial Fluid Power 3 credits
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.

ME107

Manufacturing Management 3 credits
Job evaluation, time and motion studies, standards and interrelationship with emphasis on production lines, systems, product liability, manpower planning, cost control, inspection and inventories.

ME108

Occupational Safety 2 credits
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).

ME110

Fundamentals of Motor Controls 3 credits
Principles and operations of AC motor control with emphasis on maintenance, operation and utilization.
Prerequisites: EE203 Instruments & Measurements

ME112

Fundamentals of AC Circuits/Control 3 credits
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

ME114

Renewable Energy Technology 3 credits
Fundamentals of renewable energy systems, including wind, solar, geo-thermal, biomass, and hydropower, including the economic and environmental costs and benefits.

ME115

Residential Heating and Air Conditioning 4 credits
Introduction to fundamentals of heating and air-conditioning in residential applications including system design and troubleshooting.

ME116

Commercial Refrigeration 4 credits
Introduction to refrigeration systems used for commercial applications.

ME117

Commercial Heating and Air Conditioning 4 credits
Heating and air conditioning in commercial applications including system design and troubleshooting.
Prerequisites: ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning, or ME116 Commercial Refrigeration, and EE203 Instruments & Measurements

ME121

Robotics and Motion Control 3 credits
PLC applications of Robotics Technology in industry including servo drive control systems.
Prerequisites: EE223 Intermediate PLC with a grade of C or higher

ME124

Renewable Energy Technology Maintenance 4 credits
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 ME115 Residential Heating and Air Conditioning, and EE106 Electrical Maintenance

ME125

Engineering Technology Internship 3 credits
On-the-job training offered in conjunction with Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Electronic Engineering Technology degree and certificate programs.

ME128

HVAC Applications 3 credits
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.

ME129

Mechanical Maintenance Skills 2 credits
Basic mechanical skills required for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical industrial equipment as well as preventive maintenance techniques.

ME130

HVAC Control Systems 4 credits
Function of computer-based control systems in HVAC applications.

ME131

Refrigerant Handling Certification 1 credits
Preparation and testing for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification in safe refrigerant handling procedures.

ME132

HVAC Load Calculations 1 credits
Preparation for licensing in evaluating structures to determine heating and cooling requirements.

ME133

HVAC Duct Sizing 1 credits
Preparation for licensing in evaluating structures to determine duct sizing for heating and cooling systems.

ME134

HVAC Code Requirements 1 credits
Preparation for licensing in current common code requirements and issues impacting mechanical contractors.

ME135

Industrial Seminar 1 credits
Industrial technology pertaining to the manufacturing engineering, heating, ventilation and air conditioning or electronic engineering technology fields.

ME140

Low Pressure Boilers 3 credits
Introduction to safe and efficient operation of low pressure boilers and related equipment.

Manufacturing Skills

MS101

Employee Motivation 1 credits
Emphasis on participating management theories and their implementation in organizational development.

MS102

Manager's Role 1 credits
Practical, skills-building for managers emphasizing task analysis and quality of work.

MS103

Team Building 1 credits
Study of employee team building and participative management.

MS104

Effective Delegation 1 credits
Emphasis on delegating of responsibilities to the proper individuals to provide positive organizational benefits.

MS105

Discrimination Awareness Workshop 1 credits
Analysis of discriminating attitudes to eradicate discrimination in the organizational environment.

MS106

Conflict Resolution 1 credits
Emphasis on conflict resolution and the importance of interpersonal communication in resolving conflict.

MS107

Getting Assertive 1 credits
Developing skills to accomplish desired ends in work and home environment.

MS108

Finances and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers 1 credits
Formulas, information and new techniques for managers.

MS109

Beginning Investments 2 credits
Investment opportunities, objectives and financial information needed by the beginning investor.

MS110

Personal Income Tax 3 credits
Federal and state tax laws regarding filing of individual tax returns and completion of federal and state returns.

MS111

Leadership Skills 1 credits
Attention to the development of a consistent personnel leadership style that fits both the leader and the work environment.

MS112

Achieving a Competitive Edge with Customer Service 1 credits
Management of a customer service department.

MS113

Women in Management 1 credits
Development of an understanding of the attitudes and skills a woman needs for management success.

MS114

1st Line Supervision 1 credits
Attention to techniques on how managers can guide and motivate their employees toward greater productivity.

MS116

Communication Skills 1 credits
Designed to improve a peron's writing, speaking and listening skills to become a more effective manager.

MS117

Time Management 1 credits
Study of basic time management strategies for increasing profit and productivity in business; ways to improve time management skills for managers and non-management workers.

MS118

Business Writing 1 credits
Developing memos, reports and proposals in everyday business; organizing ideas logically; improving overall writing skills.

MS119

Human Resource Management 1 credits
Emphasis on productive management of human resources from the Human Resources Manager's point of view.

MS120

How to Qualify for ISO 9000 1 credits
Step by step process through the ISO 9000 registration process from implementation of a quality assurance program and documentation of procedures to the registration visit and audit.

MS121

How to Gain a Competitive Edge with JIT 1 credits
JIT, step by step, using actual examples from existing companies to help implement JIT into businesses.

MS122

Go Global:Get Started in International Trade 1 credits
Seizing the opportunities that abound in foreign trade.

MS123

Effective Interviewing 1 credits
Interviewing skills needed to function efficiently; important legalities and liabilities involved in interviewing correctly.

MS124

Performance Appraisals 1 credits
Evaluating performance on an ongoing basis; setting realistic performance objectives; conducting effective appraisal interviews.

MS125

Successful International Marketing 1 credits
Complexities of marketing across borders.

MS126

Using Technology to Achieve Change 1 credits
Information technologies to improve or change a product, process or service in an organization.

MS128

Implementing EEOC 1 credits
Emphasis on providing clear, unambiguous, step by step methods of documentation, compliance and prevention for every business-related action that can raise legal liability.

MS129

Coaching for Performance 1 credits
Emphasis on a combination of training, communication and motivation skills that will enable a supervisor to challenge staff to reach a higher level of performance.

MS130

Project Management 1 credits
Emphasis on mastering the skills and techniques that an individual or group needs to bring projects in on schedule and under budget.

Mathematics

MA097

Essential Principles of Mathematics 3 credits
Instruction in essential principles of mathematics including fundamental properties and operations of arithmetic beginning with basic functions of whole numbers and moving on to fractions, decimals and proportions, percent and signed numbers; introduction to basic concepts from algebra providing a solid foundation for the algebra courses.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Score of 0 to 56, or Compass Pre-Algebra Score of 31 or above

MA098

Basic Algebra 3 credits
Topics from the first course in algebra including rational numbers, polynomials, rational expressions and solving equations for rational roots.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Score of 25 to 74, or Compass Pre-Algebra Score of 40 or above, or MA097 with a grade of C or higher

MA098L

Basic Algebra Lab
Laboratory portion of MA98 Basic Algebra.

MA105

Intermediate Algebra 3 credits
Elementary algebra including exponents, radicals, quadratic formula, systems of equations, graphing and other topics preparatory to MA106 College Algebra.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Math Score of 57 or above, or Compass Algebra Score of 28 or above, or MA098 Basic Algebra with a grade of C or higher

MA105L

Intermediate Algebra Lab
Laboratory portion of MA105 Intermediate Algebra.

MA106

College Algebra 3 credits
Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Prerequisites: Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher

MA107

Plane Trigonometry 3 credits
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

MA108

Elements of Statistics 3 credits
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 MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

MA108H

Honors Elements of Statistics 3 credits
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 MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

MA109

PreCalculus Mathematics 5 credits
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 Score of 75 or higher, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher

MA110

Calculus 3 credits
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 MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

MA111

Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5 credits
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 MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36

MA112H

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5 credits
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 MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36

MA112L

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I Lab
This is the lab portion of MA112H

MA113

Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5 credits
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

MA114H

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5 credits
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

MA114L

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II Lab
This is the lab portion of MA114H

MA115

Integration Techniques 1 credits
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

MA130

Engineering Graphics I 5 credits
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.

MA201

Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5 credits
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

MA202H

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5 credits
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

MA202L

Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III Lab
This is the lab portion of MA202H

MA206

Differential Equations 3 credits
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

Music

MU101

Music Appreciation 3 credits
Elements of musical understanding and the study of representative compositions.

MU101H

Honors Music Appreciation 3 credits
Elements of musical understanding and the study of representative compositions.

MU102

Introduction to Music Literature 3 credits
Analyzing compositions and musical forms of composers from the sixth century to the present.

MU103

Aural Skills I 1 credits
Development of listening processes using the aural study of intervals, sight-singing, melodic and two-part dictation.

MU104

Aural Skills II 1 credits
Continuation of MU103 Aural Skills I.

MU106

Music Theory I 3 credits
Elementary harmony with part writing from figured basses and given sopranos in major and minor keys and using triads and seventh chords in all inversions.

MU107

Music Theory II 3 credits
Elementary harmony with part writing from figured basses and given sopranos in major and minor keys and using triads and seventh chords in all inversions.

MU108

Basic Conducting 2 credits
Fundamentals of conducting with emphasis on gestures, score reading and musical leadership; practical experience in conducting instrumental and choral ensembles.

MU110

Class Piano I 1 credits
This course is designed to develop keyboard and musicianship skills. Content includes reading music, Fundamental technic, scale and chord playing, harmonization and transposition.

MU111

Class Piano II 1 credits
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

MU112

Class Piano III 1 credits
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

MU113

Class Piano IV 1 credits
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

MU121

Applied Voice Class 1 credits
Complete guidance, technical principles, vocal exercises and basics of song interpretation.

MU122

Recital and Concert I 1 credits
Required attendance at recitals and other performances for all music majors at the request of the music faculty.

MU123

Recital and Concert II 1 credits
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

MU125

Jazz Improvisation I 1 credits
Introduction to the art of jazz improvisation by way of listening to improvised solos and learning basic jazz theory.

MU126

Jazz Improvisation II 1 credits
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.

MU127

Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3 credits
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.

MU128

Recital and Concert III 1 credits
Required attendance at recitals and other performances for all music majors at the request of the music faculty.
Prerequisites: MU123 Recital and Concert II

MU129

Recital and Concert IV 1 credits
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

MU130

Orchestra 1 credits
A variety of skills, knowledge and technology in the area of music.

MU132

Symphonic Band I 1 credits
The symphonic band performs traditional wind band literature.

MU133

Concert Choir I 1 credits
Participation in Concert Choir concentrating on artistic performance of quality choral literature.

MU136

Dragonnaires 1 credits
Performance of quality choral literature.

MU137

Instrumental Ensemble 1 credits
Performance organization.

MU138

Jazz Combo I 1 credits
Performance based instrumental ensemble that showcases students' abilities to improvise both individually and as a group.

MU139

Concert Jazz Band I 1 credits
Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.

MU144

Jazz Lab Band I 1 credits
Performance based instrumental ensemble that plays big band jazz in all musical styles.

MU145

Recreational Piano I 1 credits
A course in beginning piano for non-music majors whose goal is to learn to read music and apply that skill at the piano.

MU146

Recreational Piano II 1 credits
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

MU148

Vocal Jazz/Sonance I 1 credits
Ensemble performing primarily jazz style compositions; other contemporary vocal styles examined and possibly performed; considerable effort directed toward assimilation and performance of styles presented.

MU149

Vocal Jazz/Sonance II 1 credits
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

MU158

Pep Band I 1 credits
Pep band is a band that plays for home football and basketball games. Literature performed consists of arrangements of standard pop and rock tunes.

MU160

Music Performance Workshop 3 credits
Development of a variety of skills, knowledge and technology in the area of music performance.

MU186

Jazz Combo II 1 credits
Performance based instrumental ensemble that showcases students' abilities to improvise both individually and as a group.
Prerequisites: MU138 Jazz Combo I

MU203

Aural Skills III 1 credits
Continuation of MU104 Aural Skills II.
Prerequisites: MU104 Aural Skills II

MU204

Aural Skills IV 1 credits
Continuation of MU203 Aural Skills III with emphasis on harmonic and melodic dictation to supplement part writing in MU207 Music Theory IV.

MU206

Music Theory III 3 credits
Traditional and modern harmony in four parts; elementary vocal arranging and composition making practical use of theoretical material considered.

MU207

Music Theory IV 3 credits
Traditional and modern harmony in four parts; elementary vocal arranging and composition making practical use of theoretical material considered.

MU208

History of Art Music of the Western World 3 credits
Study of the historical progression of and the effect of history on music literature of the western world.

MU208H

Honors History of Art Music of the Western World 3 credits
Study of the historical progression of and the effect of history on music literature of the western world.

MU226

Jazz Improvisation III 1 credits
Continuation of MU126 Jazz Improvisation II with emphasis on advanced chords and scales.

MU227

Jazz Improvisation IV 1 credits
Continuation of MU226 Jazz Improvisation III.

Nursing-ADN

NR103

Transition Associate Degree Nursing 3 credits
Review of the care of the adult patient with alterations of cardiac, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, peripheral vascular, hematological, musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal systems; management of the client undergoing surgery; care of patients experiencing diabetes; promotion, maintenance and restoration of physiological and psychological homeostasis within the environment through utilization of the nursing process emphasizing interrelatedness of pathophysiology, pharmacology and nutrition as it occurs in specific conditions.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR103L

Transition Associate Degree Nursing Lab
Laboratory portion of NR103 Transition to Associate Degree Nursing.

NR110

Fundamentals of Nursing 5 credits
Introduction to nursing profession focusing on fundamental concepts and principles of nursing including standards of nursing care, which guides nursing practice, in the clinical setting.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR110L

Fundamentals of Nursing Lab
Laboratory portion of NR110 Fundamentals of Nursing.

NR113

Issues and Trends: Education and Practice 1 credits
Introduction to issues and trends affecting the nursing profession with emphasis on nursing practice and nursing education.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR115

Medical-Surgical I 5 credits
Care of adult client with alteration of respiratory, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems plus introduction to endocrine pathology; promotion, maintenance and restoration of physiological and psychological homeostasis within the environment,emphasizing the interrelatedness of pathophysiology, pharmacology and nutrition.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR115L

Medical-Surgical I Lab
Laboratory portion of NR115 Medical-Surgical I.

NR117

Transition: Basic Concepts, Principles, and Skills 5 credits
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

NR120

Medical-Surgical II 9 credits
Care of the adult patient with alterations of cardiac, respiratory, urinary, reproductive, periperial vascular and hematological systems as well as care of patients experiencing diabetes; promotion, maintenance and restoration of physiological and psychological homeostasis within the environment through utilization of the nursing process emphasizing interrelatedness of pathophysiology, pharmacology and nutrition as it occurs in specific conditions.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR120L

Medical-Surgical II Lab
Laboratory portion of NR120 Medical-Surgical II.

NR121L

Skills Lab II 1 credits
Development of competency in initiating and managing intravenous therapy; reinforcement of previously learned skills.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR207

Transition: Advanced Principles of Adult Nursing 7 credits
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

NR210

Medical-Surgical III 3 credits
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

NR210L

Medical-Surgical III Lab
Laboratory portion of NR210 Medical-Surgical III.

NR211L

Skills Lab III 1 credits
Development of psychomotor and psychosocial competencies in complex skills in varying age groups.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR214

Issues and Trends: Practice, Research, Education 1 credits
Continued examination of issues and trends affecting nursing profession focusing on practice, education and research.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR215

Children and Family Nursing 3 credits
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

NR215L

Children & Family Nursing Lab
Laboratory portion of NR215 Children and Family Nursing.

NR216

Maternal-Infant Nursing 3 credits
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

NR216L

Maternal-Infant Nursing Lab
Laboratory portion of NR216 Maternal-Infant Nursing.

NR217

Transition: Issues and Trends in Nursing 2 credits
Examination of issues and trends affecting the nursing profession, focusing on practice, education and research.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR220

Crisis Care 6 credits
Nursing care of patients in psychological and/or physiological crisis.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR220L

Crisis Care Lab
Laboratory portion of NR220 Crisis Care.

NR221

Leadership and Management Concepts in Nursing 3 credits
Exploration of leadership and management concepts applicable to various roles in nursing in structured setting.
Prerequisites: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR221L

Leadership & Management Concepts in Nursing Lab
Laboratory portion of NR221 Leadership and Management Concepts in Nursing.

NR224

Strategies for Success 1 credits
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

PH101

Introduction to Pharmacy Technician 3 credits
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, and MA098 Basic Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or Compass Reading Score of 75 or above, or Accuplacer Score of 50 or higher

PH105

Advanced Pharmacy Technician 3 credits
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

PH105L

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

PH106

Pharmacy Calculations 3 credits
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

PH106L

Pharmacy Calculations Lab
Lab portion of PH106 Pharmacy Calculations

PH107

Pharmacy Law 2 credits
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

PH108

Pharmacy Technician Science 3 credits
Introductory science course focusing on basic principles of chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, biology and microbiology relevant to the pharmacy technician field of study.

PH109

Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians 3 credits
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

PH201

Pharmacy Practicum 8 credits
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.

PH202

Hospital Pharmacy Practicum 4 credits
Application of basic pharmacy technician concepts in an institutional setting, with each clinical site providing a learning atmosphere and giving students hands-on experience of pharmacy practice, emphasizing the importance of returning a quality product to the patient.
Prerequisites: PH101&PH105&PH106&PH107, and AL153&BU121&HR105

Philosophy

PL101

Introduction to Philosophy 3 credits
Origin and development of significant concepts that have influenced modern man's ideological heritage.

PL103

Introductory Logic 3 credits
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.
Prerequisites: PL101 Introduction to Philosophy, or PL104 Ethics

PL104

Ethics 3 credits
The dynamics of moral decision-making with consideration of major ethical systems and their biblical, theological and philosophical foundations.

PL105

Death and Dying 3 credits
Philosophical, religious and personal consideration with focus on the dying process, feelings of dying individuals, legal regulations and cultural-religious customs.

Physical Education

PE101

Introduction to Physical Education 3 credits
Principles, objectives, methods and materials of physical education with an emphasis on its history.

PE101H

Honors Introduction to Physical Education 3 credits
Principles, objectives, methods and materials of physical education with an emphasis on its history.

PE102

Theory of Football 2 credits
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.

PE103

Theory of Basketball 2 credits
Systems of offense and defense, individual and team strategy, history and current rules.

PE104

Theory of Track 2 credits
Techniques and coaching procedures, organization and promotion, international aspects and physical fitness.

PE105

Personal and Community Health 3 credits
Knowledge of body functions, body care, diseases and their prevention and body abuse.

PE106

First Aid and CPR 2 credits
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).

PE106L

First Aid & CPR Lab
Laboratory portion of PE106 First Aid and CPR

PE107

Rules and Mechanics of Officiating 2 credits
Theory, rules and mechanics of officiating major sports common to the high school athletic program with actual officiating of athletic contests.

PE112

Introduction to Sports Management 3 credits
Introduction to the historical, philosophical, cultural and psychosocial context surrounding Sports Management, with its vast array of career opportunities.

PE115

Theory of Volleyball 2 credits
Systems of offense and defense; individual and team strategy of current playing tactics; history of the game.

PE116

Theory of Baseball 2 credits
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.

PE117

Theory of Softball 2 credits
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.

PE122

Rhythms I 1 credits
Work in increased motor control and skill in executing the fundamentals of dance through performance.

PE122L

Rhythms I
Laboratory portion of PE122 Rhythms I.

PE123

Rhythms II 1 credits
Continuation of PE122 Rhythms I.

PE123L

Rhythms II Lab
Laboratory portion of PE123 Rhythms II.

PE124

Aquatic Fitness 1 credits
Practice cardiovascular conditioning, muscular endurance conditioning and flexibility using both shallow water and deep water fitness techniques.

PE126

Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1 credits
Introduction to physical activities and concepts to enable students to make intelligent decisions leading to healthy life styles.

PE127

Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1 credits
Intermediate instruction and practice in physical fitness, body mechanics, weight training and lifetime wellness.

PE130

Beginning Bowling 1 credits
Brief history of bowling followed by films, instruction and actual bowling; instruction in scoring and use of bowling computer.

PE131

Advanced Bowling 1 credits
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.

PE137

Beginning Swimming 1 credits
Swimming for the novice emphasizing breath control, prone floats, back floats, human stroke, back stroke and treading water.

PE138

Intermediate Swimming 1 credits
Analysis of various strokes, diving, stunts and games.

PE140

Badminton/Tennis 1 credits
Instruction and practice in the fundamentals of badminton and tennis including singles and doubles play and strategy.

PE141

Volleyball/Softball 1 credits
Instruction and practice in the fundamentals of volleyball and softball.

PE142

Flag Football/Basketball 1 credits
Instruction and practice in the fundamentals of flag football and basketball.

PE145

Golf 1 credits
History of golf; instruction and practice in fundamentals and play on a regulation golf course.

PE146

Beginning Horsemanship 1 credits
Fundamentals of riding, caring for, grooming and practicing safety around the horse.

PE148

Karate I 1 credits
Art of physical fitness, self discipline and self defense.

PE149

Handball and Racquetball 1 credits
Fundamentals of playing handball and racquetball.

PE150

Karate II 1 credits
Application of skills learned in PE148 Karate I with greater emphasis on movement and techniques.

PE151

Social Dance-Beginning 1 credits
Basic steps such as the fox-trot, two-step and, waltz; instruction in ballroom etiquette.

PE152

Social Dance-Advanced 1 credits
Advanced ballroom dance steps.

PE153

Modern Jazz 1 credits
Dance terminology and routines set to music.

PE156

Aerobic Dance 1 credits
Cardiovascular conditioning by aerobic dance.

PE157

Advanced Horsemanship 1 credits
Advanced levels of riding, caring for, and grooming the horse emphasizing safety procedures when working around horses.
Prerequisites: PE146 Horsemanship

PE173

Fitness for Life 1 credits
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.

PE178

Yoga 1 credits
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 and inversions may be introduced.

PE203

Rhythms III 1 credits
Advanced work in dance.

PE203L

Rhythms III Lab
Laboratory portion of PE203 Rhythms III.

PE204

Rhythms IV 1 credits
Continuation of PE203 Rhythms IV.

PE204L

Rhythms IV Lab
Laboratory portion of PE204 Rhythms IV.

PE228

Sports Finance 3 credits
Fundamental concepts and theories of finance applicable to the field of sport management.

PE250

Sports in Society 3 credits
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

PT101

Introduction of Physical Therapy 3 credits
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 as the American Physical Therapy Association(APTA); introduction to interpersonal communication skills, cultural diversity, disability awareness and professional behavior.

PT201

Clinical Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy 4 credits
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

PT203

Basic Principles and Practices of Physical Therapy 4 credits
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

PT205

Modalities for Physical Therapy 4 credits
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

PT207

Orthopedic Rehabilitation 4 credits
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

PT210

Therapeutic Exercise 4 credits
Basic principles of therapeutic exercise including planning, implementing, documenting and evaluating programs for the rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries and illnesses.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

PT212

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation 4 credits
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

PT214

Special Topics 4 credits
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

PT217

Clinical Practice I 3 credits
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

PT219

Clinical Practice II 10 credits
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, and various outpatient facilities. Opportunities to advance skills to an independent level. (Full-time for 5 and 6 weeks).
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

PT220

Professional Issues I 2 credits
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

PT221

Clinical Practice III 5 credits
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.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

PT222

Professional Issues II 2 credits
A continuation of Professional Issues I, developing research skills, documentation skills, community awareness and career planning.
Prerequisites: PTA Acceptance

PT224

Professional Issues III 2 credits
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

PY101

Descriptive Astronomy 3 credits
The solar system and universe; appreciative familiarity with the sky and its seasonal changes; time in the planetarium and in evening observations.

PY102

Weather and Climate 3 credits
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.

PY103

Physical Geology 3 credits
The earth's structural and dynamic features, materials of the earth, processes and a brief history of the earth.

PY104L

Physical Geology Lab 1 credits
Study of minerals, rocks, topographic and geologic maps.

PY110

Physical Science 5 credits
Emphasis on scientific activity and the laboratory approach to understanding phenomena. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.

PY110L

Physical Science Lab
Laboratory portion of PY110 Physical Science.

PY112

General Physics I 5 credits
Principles of motion, mechanics, and heat; a general course which satisfies requirements in medicine, biology, agriculture, architecture, dentistry, forestry, teaching, pharmacy and liberal arts. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: MA106 College Algebra or higher math

PY112L

General Physics I Lab
Laboratory portion of PY112 General Physics I.

PY113

General Physics II 5 credits
Continuation of PY112 General Physics I including electricity, magnetism, wave motion, light and modern physics. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.

PY113L

General Physics II Lab
Laboratory portion of PY113 General Physics II.

PY201

Engineering Physics I 5 credits
Mechanics, physical properties of matter, heat and thermodynamics and wave motion. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: MA111 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I, or MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry & Calculus

PY201L

Engineering Physics I Lab
Laboratory portion of PY201 Engineering Physics I.

PY202

Engineering Physics II 5 credits
Continuation of PY201 Engineering Physics I, including geometric and physical optics, electricity, magnetism and modern physics. Four hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week.

PY202L

Engineering Physics II Lab
Laboratory portion of PY202 Engineering Physics II.

PY205

Engineering Mechanics-Statics 3 credits
Analysis of stress equilibrium of structures and mechanisms which are rigid bodies using vector algebra.

Political Science

GO100

American Government 3 credits
American system of government with special emphasis on constitutional developments, structure and operation and the changing nature of federal government.

GO101

State and Local Government 3 credits
American state, county and municipal government with special attention to the Kansas Constitution and governmental structure and operation.

GO102

International Relations 3 credits
Relationships among nations of the world with emphasis on the major nations and the basis of power.

Practical Nursing-LPN

PN100

KSPN Foundations of Nursing 4 credits
Nursing standards of practice based on the biological, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural needs of clients throughout the lifespan with emphasis on basic nursing skills, patient safety and therapeutic communication; concepts and skills enhanced in subsequent courses.
Prerequisites: BI103 and PS100 and PS102, or PN102 and PN103 or PN111, and Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN104

PN Program Orientation 1 credits
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

PN106

KSPN Medical-Surgical Nursing I 4 credits
The effect of disorder of selected systems throughout the lifespan and application of the nursing process in meeting basic needs, emphasizing health promotion, maintenance, rehabilitation and continuity of care; the role of the practical nurse incorporated throughout.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN107

KSPN Gerontology Nursing 2 credits
Exploration of issues related to the aging adult using the nursing process as the organizing framework, including 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

PN108

KSPN Maternal-Child Nursing 2 credits
Pre- and post-natal maternal nursing care, as well as the care of children from infancy to adolescence emphasizing normal reproduction and frequently occurring biological, cultural, spiritual and psychosocial needs of the child-bearing and child-rearing family.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN112

KSPN Medical-Surgical Nursing II 4 credits
The effect of disorders of selected systems throughout the lifespan using the nursing process in meeting basic needs, emphasizing prevention, rehabilitation and continuity of care; the role of the practical nurse incorporated throughout.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN114

PN Role Development 2 credits
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

PN115

KSPN Foundations of Nursing Clinical 2 credits
Introduction to the art and science of nursing in a clinical setting, emphasizing the nursing process, cultural and spiritual awareness, communication, data collection, performance of basic nursing skills, and documentation with principles of safe medication administration.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN116

KSPN Medical-Surgical Nursing I Clinical 3 credits
Simulated and actual care situations of selected systems throughout the lifespan, utilizing acute and long-term care settings with emphasis on critical thinking and clinical decision making skills.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN117

KSPN Medical-Surgical Nursing II Clinic 3 credits
Simulated and actual care situations of selected systems throughout the lifespan, utilizing acute and long-term care settings with emphasis on critical thinking and clinical decision-making skill development; principles of leadership for the practical nurse implemented, as well as multi-task management skills for transition as a practical nurse.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN118

KSPN Maternal-Child Nursing Clinical 1 credits
Application of concepts from PN108 KSPN Maternal Child Nursing emphasizing the nursing process and meeting the basic needs of the maternal child client.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

PN119

KSPN Pharmacology 3 credits
Principles of pharmacology, drug classifications, 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

PN120

KSPN Mental Health Nursing 2 credits
Basic concepts and trends in mental health nursing including therapeutic modalities and client behavior management with emphasis on using the nursing process and meeting the basic human needs of mental health clients.
Prerequisites: Practical Nursing Acceptance

Psychology

PS100

General Psychology 3 credits
A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

PS100H

Honors General Psychology 3 credits
A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

PS101

Human Relations 3 credits
Psychological principles applied to everyday living with an emphasis on self-understanding and on building successful relationships.

PS102

Human Growth and Development 3 credits
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

PS201

Psychology of Personality 3 credits
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

PS202

Abnormal Psychology 3 credits
Mental abnormalities and minor maladjustments, their causes and methods of treatment; an approach to understanding one's self.
Prerequisites: PS100 General Psychology

Radiology

RA102

X-Ray Terminology 3 credits
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

RA105

Radiographic Exposures I 4 credits
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

RA105L

Radiographic Exposures I Lab
Laboratory portion of RA105 Radiolograhic Exposures I.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

RA106

Radiographic Exposures II 4 credits
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

RA106L

Radiographic Exposures II Lab
Laboratory portion of RA106 Radiographic Exposures II.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

RA110

Introduction to Clinical Training 3 credits
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

RA115

Radiologic Physics 4 credits
Basic atomic and nuclear physics with application of radiation in medicine and methods of radiation protection; emphasis of mathematical equations on direct clinical application.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

RA201

Clinical Training I 8 credits
Application of radiologic science theory and techniques; performance under the direct supervision of a registered radiologic technologist; competency in ten of the mandatory examinations required.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance, and RA205 Radiographic Exposures III

RA202

Clinical Training II 8 credits
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

RA203

Clinical Training III 5 credits
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

RA205

Radiographic Exposures III 4 credits
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

RA205L

Radiographic Exposures III Lab
Laboratory portion of RA205 Radiographic Exposures III.
Prerequisites: Radiology Acceptance

RA210

Imaging Modalities 2 credits
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

RA211

Skull Radiography 2 credits
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

RA212

Physical Foundation of Radiology 4 credits
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

RA213

Radiographic Principles 3 credits
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

LC092

Jumpstart Reading and Writing 2 credits
Jumpstart Reading and Writing will provide competency-based skill development in reading and writing. This class is a 2 credit pass/fail course that will not count towards graduation.

LC097

Reading Comprehension I 3 credits
Basic comprehension strategies of paragraphs and short selections with an emphasis on finding main ideas, supporting details, inferred meanings and vocabulary development. This course does not fulfill graduation requirement.

LC098

Study Strategies 1 credits
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

LC105

College Learning Methods 2 credits
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

RE101

New Testament Literature 3 credits
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.

RE102

Old Testament Literature 3 credits
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.

RE106

Introduction to World Religions 3 credits
An introduction to the major religious traditions of the Eastern and Western world.

Respiratory Therapy

RT200

Introduction to Respiratory Therapy 3 credits
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

RT201

Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology 3 credits
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, and RT204 Respiratory Care Science, or RT203 Cardiopulmonary Assessment

RT202

Cardiopulmonary Pathology 3 credits
Selected cardiopulmonary diseases, including definition, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic findings, prognosis, prevention, treatment with plan of care, and documentation.
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

RT203

Cardiopulmonary Assessment 3 credits
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

RT204

Respiratory Care Science 3 credits
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

RT205

Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care 2 credits
The study of neonatal lung development, gas exchange, circulation, along with neonatal and pediatric examination, assessment, disorders, diseases, therapeutic interventions
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

RT210

Therapeutic Modalities I 4 credits
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

RT211

Therapeutic Modalities II 4 credits
An advanced course dealing with concepts of respiratory failure, intervention of high tech mechanical ventilators and use of drug therapy with ventilators. Focuses on the respiratory care protocols utilized in providing care for the critically ill patient. Includes the indication of mechanical ventilation, classification of mechanical ventilators, physiological affects of positive pressure, modes of ventilation, non-invasive positive pressure ventilation, patient monitoring and assessment, patient weaning, and discontinuation of ventilatory support. Special situations and alternative site will also be included: Neonatal and pediatric mechanical ventilation, home ventilation and transport of ventilators, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and home care
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

RT212

Therapeutic Modalities III 4 credits
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

RT221

Clinical Training I 2 credits
Entry-level simulation laboratory and clinical experience with emphasis on patient assessment, practical application of basic therapies and documentation techniques. Upon successful completion, students will demonstrate clinical competence on required performance evaluations. Professionalism, accountability and responsibility also included. 90 Clinical Hours
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

RT222

Clinical Training II 4 credits
Continuation of general practice for the respiratory therapist. Acquisition of critical care experience related to laboratory and diagnostic tests, non-invasive monitoring, , pulmonary function testing, and the legal and ethical realm of the professional will be evaluated. Includes the development and implementation of care plans/SOAP, implementation and beginning use of therapist driven protocols. Elements of professional behavior will be evaluated within the clinical setting. (135 Clinical Hours)
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

RT223

Clinical Training III 4 credits
Demonstration of the application of theory into practice in the clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on the modification of the plan of care related to diagnostic and laboratory finding in the critically ill and ventilator patients. This course includes rotation to a variety of clinical sites. Includes the development and implementation of care plans/SOAPs,implementation and appropriate use of therapist driven protocols. Elements of professional behavior will be evaluated within the clinical setting. ( 180 clinical hours)
Prerequisites: Respiratory Therapy Acceptance

RT224

Clinical Training IV 6 credits
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

RT225

Respiratory Therapy Seminar 2 credits
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

SO100

Fundamentals of Sociology 3 credits
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.

SO100H

Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3 credits
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.

SO101

Marriage and Family 3 credits
Practical approach to mate selection, courtship and the adjustments of marriage and development of attitudes necessary for building a happy marriage.

SO102

Changing Roles of Women and Men 3 credits
Exploration of the changing roles of women and men in society, with emphasis on women.

SO103

Stress Management 1 credits
How to alleviate some stress and gain control of factors that contribute to handling stressful situations.

SO104

Assertiveness Training 2 credits
Techniques that increase assertiveness in communication, motivation and delegation with authority.

SO111

Cultural Anthropology 3 credits
Anthropological approach to the study of past and present human societies.

SO111H

Honors Cultural Anthropology 3 credits
Anthropological approach to the study of past and present human societies.

SO113

Cultural Diversity 3 credits
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.

SO119

Addictions and Society 3 credits
An introduction to the addiction problem, society's interpretation of its meaning and solutions advocated with topics traced from ancient times to the present; the rise of society's current recognition of and responses to drugs, including education,law enforcement, treatment and proposed legalization; political, cultural and economic impact of addictions on the United States and the world.

SO120

Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3 credits
An introduction to addiction counseling which identifies and explores the various theoretical models used to treat addiction problems: adverse therapy, systems theory, psychodynamics, psychoanalysis, self-help and the disease process; applications to addictions and attempts to integrate the models into a comprehensive program of treatment; employment opportunities and professional ethics.

SO122

Introduction to Social Work 3 credits
Introduction to Social Work as a profession, its knowledge, skill and value base, and to the social welfare issues with which Social Work is concerned, from the perspectives of: (1) a historic and continuing social welfare institution response to human needs, (2) a profession with a domain and focus that is unique as well as similar in some respects to other helping professions, and (3) a professional practice in many differing human service fields; current social political issues and their impact on equali ty and human welfare.

SO123

Social Welfare and Society 3 credits
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

SO201

Social Problems 3 credits
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

SH101

Public Speaking 3 credits
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.

SH101H

Honors Public Speaking 3 credits
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.

SH103

Oral Interpretation 3 credits
The oral presentation of literary works in their emotional and aesthetic entirety to an audience. This course emphasizes methods of vocalization, behaviorism, and analysis, which ultimately foster understanding of literary works.

SH105

Forensics 1 credits
Instruction and practice in competitive communication with an emphasis on application to both real-world and specific tournament conditions. Students receive individual assistance to prepare events for competition. General areas of preparation in the interpretation of literature, public address and debate. Designed for students actively participating in intercollegiate forensics competition.

SH122

Voice and Diction 3 credits
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.

SH210

Interpersonal Communication 3 credits
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 conf lict 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.

SH220

Persuasive Communication 3 credits
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.

SH225

Argumentation and Advocacy 3 credits
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

PE112

Introduction to Sports Management 3 credits
Introduction to the historical, philosophical, cultural and psychosocial context surrounding Sports Management, with its vast array of career opportunities.

PE228

Sports Finance 3 credits
Fundamental concepts and theories of finance applicable to the field of sport management.

PE250

Sports in Society 3 credits
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

SM180

Basic Sports Medicine 3 credits
The trainer's role in injury prevention: recognition, evaluation, management, treatment, disposition, rehabilitation, education and counseling of an injured athlete.

Student Government

SG111

Student Government I 1 credits
Facilitation of individual and group participation in organizing activities for the students and college community and serving on college committees.
Prerequisites: Departmental Consent

SG112

Student Government II 1 credits
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

SG211

Student Government III 1 credits
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

SG212

Student Government IV 1 credits
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

ST100

Introduction to Surgical Technology 4 credits
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.

ST101

Surgical Procedures I 4 credits
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

ST102

Principles and Practice of Surgical Technology 5 credits
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

ST102L

Principles & Practice of Surgical Technology Lab 3 credits
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

ST103

Surgical Procedures II 5 credits
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 HR105 Medical Terminology, and Surgical Technology Acceptance

ST103L

Surgical Procedures Lab
Laboratory portion of ST103 Surgical Procedures.
Prerequisites: BI103 Human A&P, and HR105 Medical Terminology, and Surgical Technology Acceptance

ST104

Clinical Training of Surgical Technologist 5 credits
Clinical component in the surgical environment.
Prerequisites: BI103 Human A&P, and HR105 Medical Terminology, and Surgical Technology Acceptance

ST112

Clinical I 1 credits
Clinical component in the surgical environment.

ST113

Clinical II 5 credits
Clinical component in the surgical environment.

ST114

Clinical III 5 credits
Clinical component in the surgical environment.

Technical Related

TR100

Technical Math 2 credits
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.

TR101

Applied Algebra 3 credits
Elementary algebra, including number systems, laws, operations and axioms as applied in arithmetical and algebraic solutions.

TR103

Applied Trigonometry 3 credits
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.

TR107

Orientation for Technicians 1 credits
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.

TR120

Work Ethics 3 credits
Skills required for success in the workplace with focus on the development of positive work habits and communication skills.

TR125

Application of Industrial Practices 8 credits
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Visual Communications

AN101

Digital Animation I 3 credits
The processes used to create, render, and animate three-dimensional objects using computer software including application of creating 3D geometry, applying materials, creating cameras, lights, and special effects to compose various scenes.

AN202

Digital Animation II 3 credits
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

AN220

Video Game Development 4 credits
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

AN222

Special Projects in Animation and Game Development 5 credits
Application of knowledge and skill learned in prerequisite classes to create 3D animation projects and interactive 3D computer games.
Prerequisites: AN220 Video Game Development

Welding

WE100

Basic Welding 2 credits
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.

WE101

Welding Safety I 2 credits
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).

WE102

Welding Blueprint Reading 4 credits
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.

WE103

Oxy-fuel Welding 2 credits
Principles and application of oxy-fuel welding processes, equipment and safety; methods of producing and handling industrial gases.

WE104

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I 3 credits
The Shielded Metal Arc Welding process (SMAW); safe and correct set up of the SMAW workstation; SMAW electrode classifications associated with base metals and joint criteria; proper electrode selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses; weld beads with selected electrodes in the flat and horizontal positions; basic SMAW welds on selected weld joints; and visual inspection of welds.

WE105

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 3 credits
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

WE106

Cutting Processes I 3 credits
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.

WE107

Welding Math 3 credits
Math skills needed for layout design, fabrication and blueprint reading; geometric principles and linear measurements applied to welding and fabrication.

WE108

Welding Theory I 1 credits
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.

WE109

Welding Theory II 1 credits
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

WE110

Gas Metal Arc Welding I 3 credits
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.

WE111

Gas Metal Arc Welding II 3 credits
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 I

WE112

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I 3 credits
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.

WE113

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II 3 credits
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

WE114

Cutting Processes II 2 credits
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 I

WE121

Welding Safety II 1 credits
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

WE201

Welding Safety III 1 credits
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

WE202

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III 1.50 credits
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

WE203

Special Processes 3 credits
Brassing, air carbon arc gouging.

WE204

Cored Wire Welding I 3 credits
The use of variety of cored wire electrodes to weld various metals and joints in all positions.

WE205

Cutting Processes III 1.50 credits
Continuation of WE114 Cutting Processes II. Safety, identification, set up and use of mechanical and computer controlled (CNC) cutting equipment to perform a variety of cuts.
Prerequisites: WE114 Cutting Processes II

WE206

Cutting Processes IV 1.50 credits
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

WE207

Robotic Welding 2 credits
Training in robotic welding cell operations and the use of automation in manufacturing.

WE208

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding IV 1.50 credits
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

WE209

Metal Fabrication I 1.50 credits
Basic shop safety and machine operations in the area of metal fabrication.

WE210

Industrial Welding 6 credits
Student-selected area(s) of welding.

WE211

Welding Safety IV 1 credits
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

WE212

Shielded Metal Arc Welding III 1.50 credits
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

WE213

Shielded Metal Arc Welding IV 1.50 credits
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

WE214

Cored Wire Welding II 1.50 credits
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

WE215

Internship 1 credits
On-the-job training in conjunction with the welding program.

WE219

Metal Fabrication II 1.50 credits
Continuation of WE209 Metal Fabrication I. Basic shop safety and machine operations in the area of metal fabrication.
Prerequisites: WE209 Metal Fabrication I