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Academic Related

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ACA 085 Improved Study Skills 0 2 0 1
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This course is designed to improve academic study skills and introduce resources that will complement developmental courses and engender success in college-level courses. Topics include basic study skills, memory techniques, note-taking strategies, test-taking techniques, library skills, personal improvement strategies, goal-setting, and learning resources. Upon completion, students should be able to apply techniques learned to improve performance in college-level classes.
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ACA 090 Study Skills 3  0  0 3
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This course is designed to improve academic study skills and introduce resources that will complement developmental courses and engender success in college-level courses. Topics include basic study skills, memory techniques, note-taking strategies, test-taking techniques, library skills, personal improvement strategies, goal-setting, and learning resources. Upon completion, students should be able to apply techniques learned to improve performance in college-level classes.

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ACA 111
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This course introduces the college’s physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.
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ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 0 1
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This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience. Topics include the CAA, college culture, career exploration, gathering information on senior institutions, strategic planning, critical thinking, and communications skills for a successful academic transition. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an academic plan to transition successfully to senior institutions. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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Accounting

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ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
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This course introduces business decision-making accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA pre-major and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 120
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This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA pre-major and/or elective course requirement.
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ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
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This course introduces the relevant laws governing individual income taxation. Topics include tax law, electronic research and methodologies, and the use of technology for preparation of individual income tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law, and complete various individual tax forms.

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ACC 140 Payroll Accounting 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ACC 115 or ACC 120
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This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate computations, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries using appropriate technology.
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ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ACC 115 or ACC 120
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This course introduces microcomputer applications related to the major accounting systems. Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, and correcting, adjusting, and closing entries. Upon completion, students should be able to use a computer accounting package to solve accounting problems.
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ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 120
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This course is a continuation of the study of accounting principles with in-depth coverage of theoretical concepts and financial statements. Topics include generally accepted accounting principles and statements and extensive analyses of balance sheet components. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting, including the application of financial standards.
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ACC 225 Cost Accounting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 121
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This course introduces the nature and purposes of cost accounting as an information system for planning and control. Topics include direct materials, direct labor, factory overhead, process, job order, and standard cost systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display an analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.
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Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration

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AHR 110 Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 0 5
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This course introduces the basic refrigeration process used in mechanical refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Topics include terminology, safety, and identification and function of components; refrigeration cycle; and tools and instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify refrigeration systems and components, explain the refrigeration process, and use the tools and instrumentation of the trade.
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AHR 112 Heating Technology 2 4 0 4
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This course covers the fundamentals of heating including oil, gas, and electric heating systems. Topics include safety, tools and instrumentation, system operating characteristics, installation techniques, efficiency testing, electrical power, and control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the basic oil, gas, and electrical heating systems and describe the major components of a heating system.
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AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 2 4 0 4
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This course covers the installation procedures, system operations, and maintenance of residential and light commercial comfort cooling systems. Topics include terminology, component operation, and testing and repair of equipment used to control and produce assured comfort levels. Upon completion, students should be able to use psychrometrics, manufacturer specifications, and test instruments to determine proper system operation.
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AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: Take One: AHR-110 or AHR-113
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This course covers the principles of air source and water source heat pumps. Emphasis is placed on safety, modes of operation, defrost systems, refrigerant charging, and system performance. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and analyze system performance and perform routine service procedures.
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AHR 130 HVAC Controls 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One: AHR-111, ELC-111, or ELC-112
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This course covers the types of controls found in residential and commercial comfort systems. Topics include electrical and electronic controls, control schematics and diagrams, test instruments, and analyis and troubleshooting of electrical systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair common residential and commercial comfort system controls.
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AHR 133 HVAC Servicing 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: Take One: AHR-112 or AHR-113
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The course covers the maintenance and servicing of HVAC equipment. Topics include testing, adjusting, maintaining, and troubleshooting HVAC equipment and record keeping. Upon completion, students should be able to adjust, maintain, and service HVAC equipment.
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AHR 140 All-Weather Systems 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: Take One: AHR-112 or AHR-113
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This course covers the principles of combination heating and cooling systems including gas-electric, all-electric, and oil-electric systems. Topics include PTAC's and package and split-system units. Upon completion, students should be able to understand systems performance and perform routine maintenance procedures.
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AHR 151 HVAC Duct Systems I 1 3 0 2
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This course introduces the techniques used to lay out and fabricate duct work commonly found in HVAC systems. Emphasis is placed on the skills required to fabricate duct work. Upon completion, students should be able to lay out and fabricate simple duct work.
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AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1 0 0 1
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This course covers the requirements for the EPA certification examinations. Topics include small appliances, high pressure systems, and low pressure systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants and be prepared for the EPA certification examinations.
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AHR 180 HVACR Customer Relations  1 0 0
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This course introduces common business and customer relation practices that may be encountered in HVACR. Topics include business practices, appearance of self and vehicle, ways of handling customer complaints, invoices, telephone communications, and warranties. Upon completion, students should be able to present themselves to customers in a professional manner, understand how the business operates, complete invoices, and handle complaints.
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AHR 211  Residential System Design 2 2 0
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This course introduces the principles and concepts of conventional residential heating and cooling system design. Topics include heating and cooling load estimating, basic psychrometrics, equipment selection, duct system selection, and system design. Upon completion, students should be able to design a basic residential heating and cooling system.
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AHR 212 Advanced Comfort Systems  2 6  0
Prerequisites: Take AHR-114
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 This course covers water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pump systems including variable speed drives and controls. Emphasis is placed on the application, installation, and servicing of water-source systems and the mechanical and electronic control components of advanced comfort systems. Upon completion, students should be able to test, analyze, and troubleshoot water-cooled comfort systems, water-source/geothermal heat pumps, and high efficiency heat pumps.
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AHR 213 HVACR Building Code 1 2 0 2
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This course covers the North Carolina codes that are applicable to the design and installation of HVACR systems. Topics include current North Carolina codes as applied to HVACR design, service, and installation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the correct usage of North Carolina codes that apply to specific areas of the HVACR trade.
 
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Alternative Engergy

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ALT-120 Renewable Energy Technology 2 2 0 3
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This course provides an introduction to multiple technologies that allow for the production and conservation of energy from renewable sources. Topics include hydo-electric, wind power, passive and active solar energy, tidal energy, appropriate building techniques, and energy conservation methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of renewable energy production and its impact on humans and their environment.
 
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Anthropology

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ANT 210 General Anthropology 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces the physical, archaeological, linguistic, and ethnological fields of anthropology. Topics include human origins, genetic variations, archaeology, linguistics, primatology, and contemporary cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the four major fields of anthropology. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces the nature of human culture. Emphasis is placed on cultural theory, methods of fieldwork, and cross-cultural comparisons in the areas of ethnology, language, and the cultural past. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic cultural processes and how cultural data are collected and analyzed. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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ANT 240 Archaeology 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces the scientific study of the unwritten record of the human past. Emphasis is placed on the process of human cultural evolution as revealed through archaeological methods of excavation and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of how archaeologists reconstruct the past and describe the variety of past human cultures. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA for general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.
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Art

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ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms including but not limited to sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.
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ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 0 0 3
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This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.
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ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 0 0 3
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This course covers the development of art forms from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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ART 283 Ceramics I 0 6 0 3
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This course provides an introduction to three-dimensional design principles using the medium of clay. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals of forming, surface design, glaze application, and firing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in slab and coil construction, simple wheel forms, glaze technique, and creative expression. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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ART 284 Ceramics II 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 283
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This course covers advanced hand building and wheel techniques. Emphasis is placed on creative expression, surface design, sculptural quality, and glaze effect. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a high level of technical competence in forming and glazing with a development of three-dimensional awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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Biology

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BIO 094 Concepts of Human Biology 3 2 0 4
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Corequisites: RED-090 or ENG-095
This course focuses on fundamental concepts of human biology. Topics include terminology, biochemistry, cell biology, tissues, body systems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate preparedness for college-level anatomy and physiology courses.
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BIO 106 Intro to Anatomy/Phys/Microbio 2 2 0 3
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This course covers the fundamental and principle concepts of human anatomy and physiology and microbiology. Topics include an introduction to the structure and function of cells, tissues, and human organ systems, and an overview of microbiology, epidemiology, and control of microorganisms. Upon completion, students should be able to identify structures and functions of the human body and describe microorganisms and their significance in health and disease. This is a diploma level course.
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BIO 111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
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This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic biological chemistry, cell structure and function, metabolism and energy transformation, genetics, evolution, classification, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at the molecular and cellular levels. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.
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BIO 112 General Biology II 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 111
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This course is a continuation of BIO 111. Emphasis is placed on organisms, biodiversity, plant and animal systems, ecology, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of life at the organismal and ecological levels.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

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BIO 140 Environmental Biology 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces environmental processes and the influence of human activities upon them. Topics include ecological concepts, population growth, natural resources, and a focus on current environmental problems from scientific, social, political, and economic perspectives. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

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BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab 0 3 0 1
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Corequisites: BIO 140
This course provides a laboratory component to complement BIO 140. Emphasis is placed on laboratory and field experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a practical understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

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BIO 155 Nutrition 3 0 0 3
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This course covers the biochemistry of foods and nutrients with consideration of the physiological effects of specialized diets for specific biological needs. Topics include cultural, religious, and economic factors that influence a person's acceptance of food, as well as nutrient requirements of the varous life stages. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the functions and sources of nutrients, the mechanisms of digestion, and the nutritional requirements of all age groups.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

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BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology 4 2 0 5
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This course provides a basic study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include a basic study of the body systems as well as an introduction to homeostasis, cells, tissues, nutrition, acid-base balance, and electrolytes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. This course has been approved to for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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BIO 165 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
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This course is the first of a two-course sequence which provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the structure, function, and interrelationship of organ systems with emphasis on the processes which maintain homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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BIO 166 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 165
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This course is the second in a two-course sequence which provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the structure, function, and interrelationship of organ systems with emphasis on the processes which maintain homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and the interrelationships of all body systems. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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BIO 275 Microbiology 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 163, BIO 165, or BIO 168
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This course covers principles of microbiology and the impact these organisms have on man and the environment. Topics include the various groups of microorganisms, their structure, physiology, genetics, microbial pathogenicity, infectious diseases, immunology, and selected practical applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills including microscopy, aseptic technique, staining, culture methods, and identification of microorganisms. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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Business

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BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
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This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces the ethics and legal framework of business. Emphasis is placed on contracts, negotiable instruments, Uniform Commercial Code, and the working of the court systems. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical issues and laws covered to selected business decision-making situations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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BUS 121 Business Math 2 2 0 3
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This course covers fundamental mathematical operations and their application to business problems. Topics include payroll, pricing, interest and discount, commission, taxes, and other pertinent uses of mathematics in the field of business. Upon completion, students should be able to apply mathematical concepts to business.
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BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
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This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces the functions of personnel/human resource management within an organization. Topics include equal opportunity and the legal environment, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, employee development, compensation planning, and employee relations. Upon completion, students should be able to anticipate and resolve human resource concerns.
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BUS 225 Business Finance 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120
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This course provides an overview of business financial management. Emphasis is placed on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management.
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BUS 230 Small Business Management 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces the challenges of entrepreneurship including the startup and operation of a small business. Topics include market research techniques, feasibility studies, site analysis, financing alternatives, and managerial decision making. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a small business plan.
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BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 0 0 3
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This course introduces contemporary and controversial ethical issues that face the business community. Topics include moral reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their moral responsibilities and obligations as members of the workforce and society.
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BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
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This course is designed to develop skills in writing business communications. Emphasis is placed on business reports, correspondence, and professional presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively in the work place.
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BUS 280 REAL Small Business 4 0 0 4
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This course introduces hands-on techniques and procedures for planning and opening a small business, including the personal qualities needed for entrepreneurship. Emphasis is placed on market research, finance, time management, and day-to-day activities of owning/operating a small business. Upon completion, students should be able to write and implement a viable business plan and seek funding.
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Cyber Crime Technology

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CCT 121 Computer Crime Invest 3 2 0 4
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This course introduces the fundamental principles of computer crime investigation processes. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, data retrieval, collection and preservation of evidence, preparation of reports and court presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to identify cyber crime activity and demonstrate proper investigative techniques to process the scene and assist in case prosecution.
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CCT 231 Technology Crimes & Law 3 0 0 3
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This course covers the applicable technological laws dealing with the regulation of cyber security and criminal activity. Topics include an examination of state, federal and international laws regarding cyber crime with an emphasis on both general and North Carolina statutes. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the elements of cyber crime activity and discuss the trends of evolving laws.
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Computer Engineering Technology

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CET 150 Computer Forensics I 2 3 0 3
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This course is an introduction to computer forensic concepts, with emphasis on computer forensic methods and best practices. Topics include computer system analysis, physical and logical storage methods for different types of media, tools to recover and analyze data from storage media, system security. Upon completion, students should be able to use diagnostic and investigative techniques to identify and retrieve data from various types of computer media.
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Chinese

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CHI 111 Elementary Chinese I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Chinese language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts.
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CHI 112 Elementary Chinese II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHI 111
Corequisites: None
This course includes the basic fundamentals of the Chinese language within a cultural context of the Chinese people and its history. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts.
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CHI 211 Intermediate Chinese I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHI 112
Corequisites: None
This course includes communicative competencies in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at an intermediate level with attention to cultural awareness. Emphasis is placed on intermediate skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should demonstrate simple conversations and distinguish an appropriate range of Chinese characters, as well as read simple expressions in modern standard Chinese. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts.
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CHI 212 Intermediate Chinese II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHI 211
Corequisites: None
This course provides continuation of communicative competence in speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing at an intermediate level with attention to cultural awareness. Emphasis is placed on intermediate skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should demonstrate simple conversations and distinguish a broad range of Chinese characters, as well as read expressions in modern standard Chinese. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts.
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Chemistry

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CHM 092 Fundamentals of Chemistry 3 2 0 4
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This course covers fundamentals of chemistry with laboratory applications. Topics include measurements, matter, energy, atomic theory, bonding, molecular structure, nomenclature, balancing equations, stoichiometry, solutions, acids and bases, gases, and basic organic chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply basic chemical concepts and demonstrate basic laboratory skills necessary for success in college-level science courses.

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CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 131 and CHM 131A or CHM 151
Corequisites: None
This course provides a survey of major functional classes of compounds in organic and biochemistry. Topics include structure, properties, and reactions of the major organic and biological molecules and basic principles of metabolism. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts needed to pursue studies in related professional fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.
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CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
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This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical laws and concepts as needed in CHM 152. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

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CHM 152 General Chemistry II 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 151
Corequisites:
This course provides a continuation of the study of the fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium, ionic and redox equations, acid-base theory, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry, and complex ions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.
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Computer Information Systems

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CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
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Corequisites:
This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).
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CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
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Corequisites:
This course provides an overview of computer concepts. Emphasis is placed on the use of personal computers and software applications for personal and fundamental workplace use. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic personal computer skills.
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CIS 113 Computer Basics 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces basic computer usage for non-computer majors. Emphasis is placed on developing basic personal computer skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in basic computer applications.
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CIS 115 Intro to Programming & Logic 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: MAT 060 & MAT 070, MAT 060 & MAT 080, MAT 060 & MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites:
This course introduces computer programming and problem solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to manage files with operating system commands, use top-down algorithm design, and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).
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Criminal Justice

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Exper./ Clinical
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CJC 100 Basic Law Enforcement Training 9 30 0 19
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the skills and knowledge needed for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. Topics are divided into general units of study: legal, patrol duties, law enforcement communications, investigations, practical application and sheriff-specific. Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate competence in the topics and areas required for the state comprehensive examination. This is a certificate-level course.
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CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the components and processes of the criminal justice system. Topics include history, structure, functions, and philosophy of the criminal justice system and their relationship to life in our society. Upon completion, students should be able to define and describe the major system components and their interrelationships and evaluate career options. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a  premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a  premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces deviant behavior as it relates to criminal activity. Topics include theories of crime causation; statistical analysis of criminal behavior; past, present, and future social control initiatives; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and discuss various theories of crime causation and societal response.
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CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the juvenile justice system and related juvenile issues. Topics include an overview of the juvenile justice system, treatment and prevention programs, special areas and laws unique to juveniles, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss juvenile court structure/procedures, function and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies, processing/detention of juveniles, and case disposition.
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CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogations 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers basic and special techniques employed in criminal justice interviews and interrogations. Emphasis is placed on the interview/interrogation process, including interpretation of verbal and physical behavior and legal perspectives. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct interviews/interrogations in a legal, efficient, and professional manner and obtain the truth from suspects, witnesses, and victims.
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CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces fundamental law enforcement operations. Topics include the contemporary evolution of law enforcement operations and related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to explain theories, practices, and issues related to law enforcement operations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a  premajor and/or elective course requirement.
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CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the history/evolution/principles and contemporary applications of criminal law. Topics include sources of substantive law, classification of crimes, parties to crime, elements of crimes, matters of criminal responsibility, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the sources of law and identify, interpret, and apply the appropriate statutes/elements.
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CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers judicial structure/process/procedure from incident to disposition, kinds and degrees of evidence, and the rules governing admissibility of evidence in court. Topics include consideration of state and federal courts, arrest, search and seizure laws, exclusionary and statutory rules of evidence, and other related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss procedures necessary to establish a lawful arrest/search, proper judicial procedures, and the admissibility of evidence.
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CJC 160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course identifies the fundamental reasons why America is a target for terrorists, covering various domestic/international terrorist groups and ideologies from a historical aspect. Emphasis is placed upon recognition of terrorist crime scene; weapons of mass destruction; chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism; and planning consideration involving threat assessments. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify and discuss the methods used in terrorists’ activities and complete a threat assessment for terrorists’ incidents.
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CJC 212 Ethics & Comm. Relations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standards applicable to criminal justice organizations and professionals. Topics include ethical systems; social change, values, and norms; cultural diversity; citizen involvement in criminal justice issues; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical considerations to the decision-making process in identifiable criminal justice situations.
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CJC 214 Victimology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the study of victims. Emphasis is placed on roles/characteristics of victims, victim interaction with the criminal justice system and society, current victim assistance programs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss and identify victims, the uniqueness of victims’ roles, and current victim assistance programs.
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CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the theories and fundamentals of the investigative process. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, collection/preservation of evidence, preparation of appropriate reports, court presentations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, explain, and demonstrate the techniques of the investigative process, report preparation, and courtroom presentation.
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CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces critical incident intervention and management techniques as they apply to operational criminal justice practitioners. Emphasis is placed on the victim/offender situation as well as job-related high stress, dangerous, or problem-solving citizen contacts. Upon completion, students should be able to provide insightful analysis of emotional, violent, drug-induced, and other critical and/or stressful incidents that require field analysis and/or resolution.
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CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
The course covers the impact of the Constitution of the United States and its amendments on the criminal justice system. Topics include the structure of the Constitution and its amendments, court decisions pertinent to contemporary criminal justice issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss the basic structure of the United States Constitution and the rights/procedures as interpreted by the courts.
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CJC 232 Civil Liability 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers liability issues for the criminal justice professional. Topics include civil rights violations, tort liability, employment issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain civil trial procedures and discuss contemporary liability issues.
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CJC 241 Community-Based Corrections 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers programs for convicted offenders that are used both as alternatives to incarceration and in post-incarceration situations. Topics include offenders, diversion, house arrest, restitution, community service, probation and parole, including both public and private participation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss the various programs from the perspective of the criminal justice professional, the offender, and the community.
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Cooperative Education

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Lab
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Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0 0 10 1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides work experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.
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COE 115 Work Exp Seminar I 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: COE 111, COE 112, COE 113, or COE 114
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Communication

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Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
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Credit Hours
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of communication and the skills necessary to communicate in various contexts. Emphasis is placed on communication theories and techniques used in interpersonal group, public, intercultural, and mass communication situations. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and illustrate the forms and purposes of human communication in a variety of contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts (Substitute). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts (Substitute).
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COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. (Substitute). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine arts (Substitute).
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Computer Information Technology

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Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites:
This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interactions with software. Topics include component identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers.
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CTS 125 Presentation Graphics 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites:
This course provides hands-on experience with a graphics presentation package. Topics include terminology, effective chart usage, design and layout, integrating hardware components, and enhancing presentations with text, graphics, audio and video. Upon completion, students should be able to design and demonstrate an effective presentation.
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111 or OST 137
Corequisites:
This course introduces basic spreadsheet design and development. Topics include writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts.
CTS 155 Tech Support Functions 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces a variety of diagnostic and instructional tools that are used to evaluate the performance of technical support technologies. Emphasis is placed on technical support management techniques and support technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the best technologies to support and solve actual technical support problems.
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CTS 217 Computer Train/Support 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces computer training and support techniques. Topics include methods of adult learning, training design, delivery, and evaluation, creating documentation, and user support methods. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement training and provide continued support for computer users.
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CTS 250 User Support & Software Evaluation 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 120 and NOS 130
Corequisites:
This course provides an opportunity to evaluate software and hardware and make recommendations to meet enduser needs. Emphasis is placed on software and hardware evaluation, installation, training, and support. Upon completion, students should be able to present proposals and make hardware and software recommendations based on their evaluations.
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CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115
Corequisites:
This course introduces established and evolving methodologies for the analysis, design, and development of an information system. Emphasis is placed on system characteristics, managing projects, prototyping, CASE/OOM tools, and systems development life cycle phases. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze a problem and design an appropriate solution using a combination of tools and techniques.
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CTS 289 System Support Project 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 285
Corequisites:
This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant support project with minimal instructor assistance. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.
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Database Management

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Lab
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Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces database design and creation using a DBMS product. Emphasis is placed on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms.

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Developmental Disabilities

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Lab
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Work
Exper./ Clinical
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Credit Hours
DDT 110 Developmental Disabilities 3 0 0 3
Prequisites:
Corequisites:

This course identifies the characteristics and causes of various disabilities. Topics include history of service provision, human rights, legislation and litigation, advocacy, and accessing support services. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of current and historical developmental disability definitions and support systems used throughout the life span.

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DDT 120 Teaching Developmental Disabled 3 0 0 3
Prequisites: DDT 110
Corequisites:

This course covers teaching modalities which enhance learning among people with developmental disabilities. Topics include assessment, support strategies, writing behavioral strategies, teaching methods, and documentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in individual program plan development and implementation.

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DDT 210 DDT Health Issues 3 0 0 3
Prequisites: DDT 110
Corequisites:

This course introduces the health and medical aspects of assisting people with developmental disabilities. Topics include universal precautions, medication, wellness, nutrition, human sexuality, and accessing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and implement strategies to promote wellness and manage chronic health conditions.

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DDT 220 Program Planning Process 3 0 0 3
Prequisites:
Corequisites:

This course covers the individual program planning process used in services for people with developmental disabilities. Topics include basic components and benefits of the process, the effect of values on outcomes, and group problem-solving methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of effective group process in program planning and the individual roles of team members.

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Dental

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Lab
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Work
Exper./ Clinical
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DEN 100 Basic Orofacial Anatomy 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a basic introduction to the structures of the head, neck, and oral cavity. Topics include tooth morphology, head and neck anatomy, histology, and embryology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of normal structures and development and how they relate to the practice of dental assisting. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 101 Preclinical Procedures 4 6 0 7
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Corequisites:
This course provides instruction in procedures for the clinical dental assistant as specified by the North Carolina Dental Practice Act. Emphasis is placed on orientation to the profession, infection control techniques, instruments, related expanded functions, and diagnostic, operative, and specialty procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in clinical dental assisting procedures. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 102 Dental Materials 3 4 0 5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides instruction in identification, properties, evaluation of quality, principles, and procedures related to manipulation and storage of operative and specialty dental materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and safe application of materials used in the dental office and laboratory. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the laboratory and clinical application of routinely used dental materials. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 103 Dental Sciences 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a study of oral pathology, pharmacology, and dental office emergencies. Topics include oral pathological conditions, dental therapeutics, and management of emergency situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize abnormal oral conditions, identify classifications, describe actions and effects of commonly prescribed drugs, and respond to medical emergencies. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 104 Dental Health Education 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the study of preventive dentistry to prepare dental assisting students for the role of dental health educator. Topics include etiology of dental diseases, preventive procedures, and patient education theory and practice. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in patient counseling and oral health instruction in private practice or public health settings. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 105 Practice Management 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a study of principles and procedures related to management of the dental practice. Emphasis is placed on maintaining clinical and financial records, patient scheduling, and supply and inventory control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate fundamental skills in dental practice management. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 106 Clinical Practice I 1 0 12 5
Prerequisites: DEN 101
Corequisites:
This course is designed to provide experience assisting in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on the application of principles and procedures of four-handed dentistry and laboratory and clinical support functions. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize classroom theory and laboratory and clinical skills in a dental setting. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 107 Clinical Practice II 1 0 12 5
Prerequisites: DEN 106
Corequisites:
This course is designed to increase the level of proficiency in assisting in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on the application of principles and procedures of four-handed dentistry and laboratory and clinical support functions. Upon completion, students should be able to combine theoretical and ethical principles necessary to perform entrylevel skills including functions delegable to a DA II. This is a diploma-level course.
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DEN 111 Infection/Hazard Control 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the infection and hazard control procedures necessary for the safe practice of dentistry. Topics include microbiology, practical infection control, sterilization and monitoring, chemical disinfectants, aseptic technique, infectious diseases, OSHA standards, and applicable North Carolina laws. Upon completion, students should be able to understand infectious diseases, disease transmission, infection control procedures, biohazard management, OSHA standards, and applicable North Carolina laws.
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DEN 112 Dental Radiography 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a comprehensive view of the principles and procedures of radiology as they apply to dentistry. Topics include techniques in exposing, processing, and evaluating radiographs, as well as radiation safety, quality assurance, and legal issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the production of diagnostically acceptable radiographs using appropriate safety precautions.
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Developmental Math

 
Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical/
Work Exp.
Hours
Credit Hours
DMA 010 Operations With Integers .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a conceptual study of integers and integer operations. Topics include integers, absolute value, exponents, square roots, perimeter and area of basic geometric figures, Pythagorean theorem, and use of the correct order of operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of pertinent concepts and principles and apply this knowledge in the evaluation of expressions.
DMA 020 Fractions and Decimals .75 .50 0 1

Prerequisites: Take DMA-010

Corequisites:
This course provides a conceptual study of the relationship between fractions and decimals and covers related problems. Topics include application of operations and solving contextual application problems, including determining the circumference and area of circles with the concept of pi. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the connections between fractions and decimals.
DMA 030 Propor/Ratio/Rate/Percent .75 .50 0 1

Prerequisites: Take All: DMA-010 and DMA-020

Corequisites:
This course provides a conceptual study of the problems that are represented by rates, ratios, percent, and proportions. Topics include rates, ratios, percent, proportion, conversion of English and metric units, and applications of the geometry of similar triangles. Upon completion, students should be able to use their understanding to solve conceptual application problems. 
DMA 040 Express/Lin Equat/Inequal .75 .50 0 1

Prerequisites: Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020 and DMA-030
Set 2: MAT-060 

Corequisites:     
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities. Emphasis is placed on solving contextual application problems. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between simplifying expressions and solving equations and apply this knowledge to problems involving linear expressions, equations, and inequalities.     
DMA 050 Graphs/Equations of Lines .75 .50 0 1

Prerequisites: Take One Set: 
Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030 and DMA-040
Set 2: DMA-040 and MAT-060 

Corequisites:     
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of lines. Topics include slope, equations of lines, interpretation of basic graphs, and linear modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to solve contextual application problems and represent real-world situations as linear equations in two variables.     
DMA 060 Polynomial/Quadratic Appl .75 .50 0 1

Prerequisites:
Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040 and DMA-050
Set 2: DMA-040, DMA-050, and MAT-060
Set 3: MAT-060 and MAT-070 

Corequisites:          
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of quadratics. Topics include basic polynomial operations, factoring polynomials, and solving polynomial equations by means of factoring. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with quadratic applications.     
DMA 070 Rational Express/Equation .75 .50 0 1

Prerequisites:
Take One Set:
Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050 and DMA-060
Set 2: DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, and MAT-060
Set 3: DMA-060, MAT-060, and MAT-070
Set 4: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-060, AND MAT-070 

Corequisites:     
This course provides a conceptual study of problems involving graphic and algebraic representations of rational equations. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with rational expressions and equations, understanding the domain, and determining the reasonableness of an answer. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with rational applications.     
DMA 080 Radical Express/Equations .75 .50 0 1

Prerequisites:
Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060
and DMA-070
Set 2: DMA-060, DMA-070, MAT-060, and MAT-070
Set 3: DMA-040, DMA-050, DMA-060, DMA-070, and MAT-060
Set 4: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-060, DMA-070, and
MAT-070

Corequisites:     
This course provides a conceptual study of the manipulation of radicals and the application of radical equations to real-world problems. Topics include simplifying and performing operations with radical expressions and rational exponents, solving equations, and determining the reasonableness of an answer. Upon completion, students should be able to find algebraic solutions to contextual problems with radical applications.     
DMS 001 Developmental Math Shell 1 .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites:     
Corequisites:     
This course provides an opportunity to customize developmental math content in specific developmental math areas. Content will be one DMA module appropriate to the required level of the student. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their specific developmental math area of content.     
DMS 002 Developmental Math Shell 2 1.50 1 0 2
Prerequisites:     
Corequisites:     
This course provides an opportunity to customize developmental math content in specific developmental math areas. Content will be two DMA modules appropriate to the required level of the student. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their specific developmental math area of content.     
DMS 003 Developmental Math Shell 3 2.25 1.50 0 3
Prerequisites:     
Corequisites:     
This course provides an opportunity to customize developmental math content in specific developmental math areas. Content will be three DMA modules appropriate to the required level of the student. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their specific developmental math area of content.     
DMS 004 Developmental Math Shell 4 3.00 2.00 0 4
Prerequisites:     
Corequisites:     
This course provides an opporturnity to customize developmental math content in specific developmental math areas. Content will be four DMA modules appropriate to the required level of the student. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their specific developmental math area of content.     

Drama/Theatre

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Lab
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Work
Exper./Clinical
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Credit Hours
DRA 111
Theatre Appreciation
3 0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a study of the art, craft, and business of the theatre. Emphasis is placed on the audience's appreciation of the work of the playwright, director, actor, designer, producer, and critic. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a vocabulary of theatre terms and to recognize the contributions of various theatre artists. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts. This course has been approved to satisfy the ICAA general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Developmental Reading

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Work Exp.
Hours
Credit Hours
DRE 096
Integrated Reading and Writing
2.5
1
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to develop proficiency in specific integrated and contextualized reading and writing skills and strategies. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and recognition and composition of well-developed, coherent, and unified texts; these topics are primarily taught at the introductory level using texts primarily in a Lexile (TM) range of 960 to 1115. Upon completion, students should be able to apply those skills toward understanding a variety of academic and career-related texts and composing effective paragraphs. Please note: (TM) stands for registered trademark.
DRE 097
Integrated Reading and Writing II
2.5
1
0
3
Prerequisites: Take DRE-096  
Corequisites:
This course is designed to develop proficiency in integrated and contextualized reading and writing skills and strategies. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and recognition and composition of well-developed, coherent, and unified texts; except where noted, these topics are taught at a reinforcement level using texts primarily in a Lexile (TM) range of 1070 to 1220. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and apply those skills toward understanding a variety of complex academic and career texts and composing essays incorporating relevant, valid evidence. Please note: (TM) represents registered trademark.
DRE 098
Integrated Reading and Writing III
2.5
1
0
3
Prerequisites: Take DRE-097
Corequisites:
This course is designed to develop proficiency in integrated and contextualized reading and writing skills and strategies. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and recognition and composition of well-developed, coherent, and unified texts; these topics are taught using texts primarily in the Lexile (TM) range of 1185 to 1385. Upon completion, students should be able to apply those skills toward understanding a variety of texts at the career and college ready level and toward composing a documented essay. Note: (TM) represents registered trademark.
DRE 099
Integrated Reading and Writing III
2
0
0
2
Prerequisites: Take DRE-097
Corequisites:
This course is designed to develop proficiency in integrated and contextualized reading and writing skills and strategies by complementing, supporting and reinforcing material covered in ENG 111. Topics include reading and writing processes, critical thinking strategies, and recognition and composition of well-developed, coherent, and unified texts; except where noted, these topics are taught using texts primarily in the Lexile (TM) range of 1185 to 1385. Upon completion, students should be able to apply those skills toward understanding a variety of texts at the career and college ready level and toward composing a documented essay. Note: (TM) represents registered trademark.
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Economics

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Lab
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Work
Exper./ Clinical
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ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry choices in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
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ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces economic analysis of aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought; aggregate supply and demand; economic measures, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking; stabilization techniques; and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate national economic components, conditions, and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic goals. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
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Education

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EDU 118 Principles/Practices of Instr Asst 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: Take DRE-097
This course covers the instructional assistant’s role in the educational system. Topics include history of education, professional responsibilities and ethics, cultural diversity, communication skills, and identification of the optimal learning environment. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the supporting role of the instructional assistant, demonstrate positive communication skills, and discuss educational philosophy.
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EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Education 4 0 0 4
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This course covers the foundations of the education profession, the diverse educational settings for young children, professionalism and planning developmentally appropriate programs for all children. Topics include historical foundations, program types, career options, professionalism, and creating inclusive environments and curriculum responsive to the needs of children and families. Upon completion, students should be able design career plans and develop appropriate schedules, environments and activity plans appropriate for all children.
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EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097
This course covers the development of partnerships between culturally and linguistically diverse families, children, schools and communities. Emphasis is placed on developing skills and identifying benefits for establishing, supporting, and maintaining respectful collaborative relationships between  diverse families, programs/schools, and community agencies/resources. Upon completion, students should be able to explain appropriate relationships between families, educators, and professionals that enhance development and educational experiences of all children.
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EDU 144 Child Development I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097

This course includes the theories of child development, needs, milestones, and factors that influence development, from conception through approximately 36 months. Emphasis is placed on developmental sequences in physical/motor, emotional/social, cognitive, and language domains and the impact of multiple influences on development and learning. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain environmental factors that impact development, and identify strategies for enhancing development.

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EDU 145 Child Development II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: Take DRE-097

This course includes the theories of child development, needs, milestones, and factors that influence development, from preschool through middle childhood. Emphasis is placed on developmental sequences in physical/motor, emotional/social, cognitive, and language domains and the impact of multiple influences on development and learning. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain environmental factors that impact development, and identify strategies for enhancing development. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

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EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097

This course introduces principles and practical techniques including the design of learning environments for providing developmentally appropriate guidance for all children, including those at risk. Emphasis is placed on observation skills, cultural influences, underlying causes of behavior, appropriate expectations, development of self control and the role of communication and guidance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate direct/indirect strategies for preventing problem behaviors, teaching appropriate/acceptable behaviors, negotiation, setting limits and recognizing at risk behaviors. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

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EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097
This course covers planning, creation and adaptation of developmentally supportive learning environments with attention to curriculum, interactions, teaching practices and learning materials. Emphasis is placed on creating and adapting integrated, meaningful, challenging and engaging developmentally supportive learning experiences in art, music, movement and dramatics for all children. Upon completion, students should be able to create, adapt, implement and evaluate developmentally supportive learning materials, experiences and environments.
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EDU 153 Health, Safety, & Nutrition 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097
This course covers promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of all children. Topics include health and nutritional guidelines, common childhood illnesses, maintaining safe and healthy learning environments, recognition and reporting of abuse and neglect and state regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of health, safety, and nutritional needs, safe learning environments, and adhere to state regulations.
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EDU 157 Active Play 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097
This course introduces the use of indoor and outdoor physical activities to promote the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development of children. Topics include the role of active play, development of play skills, playground design, selection of safe equipment, and materials and surfacing for active play. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the stages of play, the role of teachers in play, and the design of appropriate active play areas and activities.
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EDU 158 Healthy Lifestyles - Youth 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097

This course introduces the topics of health, safety, nutrition, physical activities and environments for the school-age child/youth that promote development, fitness and healthy lifestyles. Topics include the use of physical and nutritional/cooking activities (indoor/outdoor, teacher-directed/youth-directed) appropriate for youth developing typically/atypically; safe/healthy menu planning; safe/healthy environmental design, assessment and supervision. Upon completion, students should be able to plan/facilitate safe/healthy physical and nutritional/cooking activities, discuss safety policies/regulations and identify health/safety/nutritional needs of youth.

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EDU 163 Classroom Mgmt & Instruction 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-097
This course covers management and instructional techniques with school-age populations. Topics include classroom management and organization, teaching strategies, individual student differences and learning styles, and developmentally appropriate classroom guidance techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize developmentally appropriate behavior management and instructional strategies that enhance the teaching/learning process and promote students’ academic success.
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EDU 216 Foundations of Education 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-098
This course introduces the American educational system and the teaching profession. Topics include historical and philosophical foundations of education, contemporary educational, structural, legal, and financial issues,and experiences in public school classrooms. Upon completion, students should be able to relate classroom observations to the roles of teachers and schools and the process of teacher education. 
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EDU 221 Children with Exceptional 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take one set:
Set 1: EDU-144, EDU-145
Set 2: PSY-244 PSY-245
Corequisites: Take DRE-098

This course introduces children with exceptionalities, their families, support services, inclusive/diverse settings, and educational/family plans based on the foundations of child development. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities, observation and assessment of children, strategies for adapting the learning environment, and identification of community resources. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, and depict collaboration with families/professionals to plan/implement, and promote best practice.

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EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take EDU-119
Corequisites: Take DRE-098

This course covers the unique needs and rapid changes that occur in the first three years of life and the inter-related factors that influence development. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and supporting developmental milestones through purposeful strategies, responsive care routines and identifying elements of quality, inclusive early care and education. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate respectful relationships that provide a foundation for healthy infant/toddler/twos development, plan/select activities/materials, and partner with diverse families.

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EDU 235 School-Age Dev & Program 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-098

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

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EDU 251 Exploration Activities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: DRE-098
This course covers discovery experiences in science, math, and social studies. Emphasis is placed on developing concepts for each area and encouraging young children to explore, discover, and construct concepts. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the discovery approach to teaching, explain major concepts in each area, and plan appropriate experiences for children.
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EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take EDU-119
Corequisiites: Take DRE-098

This course is designed to focus on curriculum planning for three to five year olds. Topics include philosophy, curriculum models, indoor and outdoor environments, scheduling, authentic assessment, and planning developmentally appropriate experiences. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate children's development, critique curriculum, plan for individual and group needs, and assess and create quality environments.

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EDU 261 Early Childhood Administration I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-098 and EDU 119

This course introduces principles of basic programming and staffing, budgeting/financial management and marketing, and rules and regulations of diverse early childhood programs. Topics include program structure and philosophy, standards of NC child care programs, finance, funding resources, and staff and organizational management. Upon completion, students should be able to develop components of program/personnel handbooks, a program budget, and demonstrate knowledge of fundamental marketing strategies and NC standards.

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EDU 262 Early Childhood Administration II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take EDU-261
Corequisites: Take DRE-098 and EDU-119

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

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EDU 263 School-Age Program Admin 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-098

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

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EDU 271 Educational Technology 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-098
This course introduces the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in all educational settings. Topics include technology concepts, instructional strategies, materials and adaptive technology for children with exceptionalities, facilitation of assessment/evaluation, and ethical issues surrounding the use of technology. Upon completion, students should be able to apply technology enhanced instructional strategies, use a variety of technology resources and demonstrate appropriate technology skills in educational environments.
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EDU 275 Effective Teacher Training 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: Take DRE-098
This course provides specialized training using an experienced-based approach to learning. Topics include instructional preparation and presentation, student interaction, time management, learning expectations, evaluation, and curriculum principles and planning. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and present a six-step lesson plan and demonstrate ways to improve students' time-on-task.
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EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-098

This course is designed to expand students' understanding of children's language and literacy development and provides strategies for enhancing language/literacy experiences in an enriched environment. Topics include selection of diverse literature and interactive media, the integration of literacy concepts throughout the curriculum, appropriate observations/assessments and inclusive practices. Upon completion, students should be able to select, plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate and diverse language/literacy experiences.

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EDU 282 Early Childhood Literature 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites: Take DRE-098
This course covers the history, selection, and integration of literature and language in the early childhood curriculum. Topics include the history and selection of developmentally appropriate children’s literature and the use of books and other media to enhance language and literacy in the classroom. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate books for storytelling, reading aloud, puppetry, flannel board use, and other techniques.
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EDU 284 Early Child Capstone Practicum 1 9 0 4
Prerequisites: Take One Set:
Set 1: EDU-119, EDU-144, EDU-145, EDU-146, and EDU-151
Set 2: EDU-119, PSY-244, PSY-245, EDU-146, and EDU-151
Set 3: EDU-119, PSY-245, EDU-144, EDU-146, and EDU-151
Set 4: EDU-119, PSY-244, EDU-145, EDU-146, and EDU-151
Corequisites: Take DRE-098
This course is designed to allow students to apply skills in a three star (minimum) or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities and environments for all children; supporting/involving families; and modeling reflective and professional practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate plans/assessments, appropriate guidance techniques and ethical/professional behaviors as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty visits.
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Electricity

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ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
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Corequisites:
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze simple DC/AC circuits.
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ELC 113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
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This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in residential electrical installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include NEC, electrical safety, and electrical print reading; planning, layout; and installation of electrical distribution equipment; lighting; overcurrent protection; conductors; branch circuits; and conduits. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment associated with residential electrical installations.
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ELC 115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
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Corequisites:
This course covers layout, planning, and installation of wiring systems in industrial facilities. Emphasis is placed on industrial wiring methods and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to install industrial systems and equipment.
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ELC 117 Motors & Controls 2 6 0 4
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This course introduces the fundamental concepts of motors and motor controls. Topics include ladder diagrams, pilot devices, contactors, motor starters, motors, and other control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly select, connect, and troubleshoot motors and control circuits.
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ELC 119 NEC Calculations 1 2 0 2
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This course covers branch circuit, feeder, and service calculations. Emphasis is placed on sections of the National Electrical Code related to calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate code sections to size wire, conduit, and overcurrent devices for branch circuits, feeders, and service.
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ELC 126 Electrical Computations 2 2 0 3
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Corequisites:
This course introduces the fundamental applications of mathematics which are used by an electrical/electronics technician. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, powers, roots, simple electrical formulas, and usage of a scientific calculator. Upon completion, students should be able to solve simple electrical mathematical problems.
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ELC 128 Intro to PLC 2 3 0 3
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This course introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) and its associated applications. Topics include ladder logic diagrams, input/output modules, power supplies, surge protection, selection/installation of controllers, and interfacing of controllers with equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to understand basic PLC systems and create simple programs.
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ELC 138 DC Circuit Analysis 3 3 0 4
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This course introduces DC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis, measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include DC principles, circuit analysis laws and theorems, components, test equipment operation, circuit simulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret circuit schematics; design, construct, and analyze DC circuits; and properly use test equipment.
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ELC 139 AC Circuit Analysis 3 3 0 4
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Corequisites:
This course introduces AC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis, measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include AC voltages, circuit analysis laws and theorems, reactive components and circuits, transformers, test equipment operation, circuit simulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret AC circuit schematics; analyze and troubleshoot AC circuits; and properly use test equipment.
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ELC 229 Applications Project 1 3 0 2
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Corequisites:
This course provides an individual and/or integrated team approach to a practical project as approved by the instructor. Topics include project selection and planning, implementation and testing, and a final presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to plan and implement an applications-oriented project.
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Electronics

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ELN 132 Analog Electronics II 3 3 0 4
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This course covers additional applications of analog electronic circuits with an emphasis on analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (IC). Topics include amplification, filtering, oscillation, voltage regulation, and other analog circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot analog electronic circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

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ELN 133 Digital Electronics 3 3 0 4
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Corequisites:

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

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ELN 137 Electronic Devices & Circuits 4 3 0 5
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Corequisites:
This course covers diodes, transistors, linear integrated circuits, and IC voltage regulators. Topics include power supplies, switching circuits, amplifiers, oscillators, active filters, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and troubleshoot circuits using schematic diagrams, appropriate test equipment, and manufacturer’s data sheets.
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ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3 3 0 4
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Corequisites:
This course covers semiconductor devices used in industrial applications. Topics include the basic theory, application, and operating characteristics of semiconductor devices. Upon completion, students should be able to construct and/or troubleshoot these devices for proper operation in an industrial electronic circuit.
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ELN 260 Prog Logic Controllers 3 3 0 4
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Corequisites:
This course provides a detailed study of PLC applications, with a focus on design of industrial control circuits using the PLC. Topics include PLC components, memory organization, math instructions, programming documentation, input/output devices, and applying PLCs in the design of industrial control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to design and program a PLC system to perform a wide variety of industrial control functions.
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ELN 275 Troubleshooting 1 3 0 2
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Corequisites:
This course covers techniques of analyzing and  Topics include safety, signal tracing, use of service manuals, and specific troubleshooting methods for analog, digital, and other electronics-based circuits and systems. Upon completion, students should be able to logically diagnose and isolate faults and perform necessary repairs to meet manufacturers' specifications.
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English

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ENG 070 Basic Language Skills 2 2 0 3
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Corequisites:
This course introduces the fundamentals of standard written English. Emphasis is placed on effective word choice, recognition of sentences and sentence parts, and basic usage. Upon completion, students should be able to generate a variety of sentence types that clearly express ideas. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading and writing prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.
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ENG 075 Reading & Language Essentials 5 0 0 5
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Corequisites:
This course uses whole language to develop proficiency in basic reading and writing. Emphasis is placed on increasing vocabulary, developing comprehension skills, and improving grammar. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and create grammatically and syntactically correct sentences. This course integrates ENG 070 and RED 070. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading and writing prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.
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ENG 080 Writing Foundations 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ENG 070 or ENG 075
Corequisites:
This course introduces the writing process and stresses effective sentences. Emphasis is placed on applying the conventions of written English, reflecting standard usage and mechanics in structuring a variety of sentences. Upon completion, students should be able to write correct sentences and a unified, coherent paragraph. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading and writing prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.
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ENG 085 Reading and Writing Found 5 0 0 5
Prerequisites: ENG 070 and RED 070 or ENG 075
Corequisites:
This course uses whole language to develop proficiency in reading and writing for college. Emphasis is placed on applying analytical and critical reading skills to a variety of texts and on introducing the writing process. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and use various patterns of text organization and compose effective paragraphs. This course integrates ENG 080 and RED 080. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading and writing prerequisites for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.
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ENG 090 Composition Strategies 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 080 or ENG 085
Corequisites:
This course provides practice in the writing process and stresses effective paragraphs. Emphasis is placed on learning and applying the conventions of standard written English in developing paragraphs within the essay. Upon completion, students should be able to compose a variety of paragraphs and a unified, coherent essay. This course satisfies the developmental writing requirement for ENG 111 and ENG 111A.
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ENG 090A Comp Strategies Lab 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: ENG 080 or ENG 085
Corequisites: ENG 090
This writing lab is designed to practice the skills introduced in ENG 090. Emphasis is placed on learning and applying the conventions of standard written English in developing paragraphs within the essay. Upon completion, students should be able to compose a variety of paragraphs and a unified, coherent essay.
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ENG 095 Reading and Comp Strategies 5 0 0 5
Prerequisites: ENG 080 and RED 080 or ENG 085
Corequisites:
This course uses whole language to strengthen proficiency in reading and writing for college. Emphasis is placed on applying critical reading skills to narrative and expository texts and on using the writing process. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate college texts and to compose essays in preparation for college writing. This course integrates ENG 090 and RED 090. This course satisfies the developmental reading and writing prerequisites for ENG 111 and ENG 111A.
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ENG 101 Applied Communications I 3 0 0 3
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Corequisites:
This course is designed to enhance reading and writing skills for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on technical reading, job-related vocabulary, sentence writing, punctuation, and spelling. Upon completion, students should be able to identify main ideas with supporting details and produce mechanically correct short writings appropriate to the workplace. This is a diploma-level course.
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ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set:
Set 1: ENG-090 and RED-090*
Set 2: ENG-095*
Set 3: DRE-098
*These are archived courses which are no longer available
for enrollment. They will be removed in Summer 2015.
Corequisites:
This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate writing as a recursive process.
·2. Demonstrate writing and inquiry in context using different rhetorical strategies to reflect, analyze, explain, and persuade in a variety of genres and formats.
·3. Students will reflect upon and explain their writing strategies.
·4. Demonstrate the critical use and examination of printed, digital, and visual materials.
·5. Locate, evaluate, and incorporate relevant sources with proper documentation.
·6. Compose texts incorporating rhetorically effective and conventional use of language.
·7. Collaborate actively in a writing community.
This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in English Composition.
This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in English Composition.
National ID (CIP) 23.1301
This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

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ENG 112 Argument-Based Research 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:
This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and argumentative strategies. Emphasis is placed on analyzing information and ideas and incorporating research findings into documented argumentative essays and research projects. Upon completion, students should be able to summarize, paraphrase, interpret, and synthesize information from primary and secondary sources using standard research format and style. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in English composition. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in English composition.
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ENG 113 Literature-Based Research 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:
This course, the second in a series of two, expands the concepts developed in ENG 111 by focusing on writing that involves literature-based research and documentation. Emphasis is placed on critical reading and thinking and the analysis and interpretation of prose, poetry, and drama: plot, characterization, theme, cultural context, etc. Upon completion, students should be able to construct mechanically sound, documented essays and research papers that analyze and respond to literary works. In addition, this course includes oral presentations of research projects. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in English composition. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in English composition.
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ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:
This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in English composition. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in English composition.
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ENG 131 Introduction to Literature 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
This course introduces the principal genres of literature. Emphasis is placed on literary terminology, devices, structure, and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and respond to literature. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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ENG 231 American Literature I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites:
This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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ENG 232 American Literature II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites:
This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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ENG 241 British Literature I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites:
This course covers selected works in British literature from its beginnings to the Romantic Period. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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ENG 242 British Literature II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
Corequisites:
This course covers selected works in British literature from the Romantic Period to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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ENG 261 World Literature I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, ENG 114
Corequisites:
This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from their literary beginnings through the seventeenth century. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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ENG 262 World Literature II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112, ENG 113, ENG 114
Corequisites:
This course introduces selected works from the Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the eighteenth century to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected works. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
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Foodservice Technology

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FST 100 Intro to Foodservice 3 0 0 3
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Corequisites: FST 103
This course is designed to develop an understanding of the foodservice industry, its terminology, mathematics, and measurements. Emphasis is placed on employability skills, vocabulary, and culinary math including fractions, ratio and proportion, and percents. Upon completion, students should be able to identify career paths, convert recipes, and differentiate standard measurements. This course is restricted to the Foodservice Technology program and is approvable for offering only at designated Department of Correction facilities.
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FST 101 Quantity Baking I 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: FST 103 or CUL 110
This course introduces fundamental concepts, skills, and techniques in quantity baking. Topics include yeast and quick breads, cookies, cakes, and other baked goods. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and evaluate baked products. This course is restricted to the Foodservice Technology program and is approvable for offering only at designated Department of Correction facilities.
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FST 102  Foodservice Skills I 4 8 0 8
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: FST 103 or CUL 110
This course introduces the concepts, skills, and techniques for volume food production in an institutional or commercial setting. Emphasis is placed on knife skills, tool, and equipment handling and applying principles of basic hot and cold food preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level skills for foodservice operation. This course is restricted to the Foodservice Technology program and is approvable for offering only at designated Department of Correction facilities.
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FST 103 Foodservice Sanitation 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides practical experience with the basic principles of safety and sanitation in the foodservice industry. Emphasis is placed on personal hygiene habits, safety regulations, and food handling practices (H.A.C.C.P.) that protect the health of the consumer. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate appropriate safety and sanitation practices required in the foodservice industry. This course is restricted to the Foodservice Technology program and is approvable for offering only at designated Department of Correction facilities.
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Forest Management

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
FOR 121 Dendrology 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers field identification, classifications, uses, and nomenclature of trees. Emphasis is placed on silvics, characteristics, commercial importance, and wildlife benefits of trees. Upon completion, students should be able to identify trees and understand their uses.
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FOR 123 Forest Botany 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the structures and processes of forest plants. Emphasis is placed on dissection and direct examination of roots, shoots, and leaves. Upon completion, students should be able to identify plant parts and understand their functions.
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FOR 131
Forest Measurements
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces basic land and tree measurement equipment and mapping techniques. Emphasis is placed on developing skills for land, tree, and log measurements. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately use land and tree measurement equipment.
FOR 171
Intro to Forest Resources
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the relationships within the forest and its various uses. Emphasis is placed on forest history, ecology, protection, management, policies, and practices. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the relationship of the forest and its use to the welfare of mankind.
FOR 172 Intro to Timber Harvest
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the history, economic impact, and trends in the timber harvesting industry. Emphasis is placed on safety and environmental orientation, the process of logging and physical conditioning. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the economic and environmental impact, and physical demands of the logging industry.
FOR 173
Soils & Hydrology
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers concepts of soils and water including physical and chemical soil properties. Emphasis is placed on soil sampling, identification, plant-site relationships, water movement, and properties. Upon completion, students should be able to relate soil and water characteristics to forest growth and water quality.
FOR 175
Wildlife/Environmental Studies
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an overview of wildlife and environmental issues pertaining to the ecological, social, and economic aspects of forestry. Topics include wildlife management, wetland delineation, endangered species detection, protection, landowner rights, liabilities, regulations, and law. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of how wildlife and environmental issues affect forestry in the United States.
FOR 212 Forest Surv & Aerial Interpretation 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the basic concepts of plane surveying and aerial photo interpretation. Emphasis is placed on boundary location and acreage determination both on the ground and through aerial photographs. Upon completion, students should be able to confidently use basic surveying equipment and aerial photographs for forest land measurements.
 
FOR 215
Intro to GIS/GPS
1
4
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces geographic information systems and global positioning devices. Emphasis is placed on the use of existing hardware and software to create and update computer generated maps. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the uses and limitations of GIS and GPS devices in forestry applications.
FOR 225
Silvics & Silviculture
3
3
0
4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the establishment, development, care, and harvesting of forest stands. Emphasis is placed on the application of various techniques used to control stand establishment, composition, and growth. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply appropriate forest stand improvement techniques.
FOR 232
Forest Mensuration
2
6
0
4
Prerequisites: FOR 131
Corequisites:
This course provides applications of previously covered measurement techniques to the volume estimation and valuation of forest stands. Emphasis is placed on applications of various timber cruising methods. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the size, volume, and quality of forest stands.
FOR 240
Forest Protection
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the forces that affect the health and vigor of the nation's forests. Emphasis is placed on wildfire management, prescribed burning, entomology, pathology, and forest health. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the major pests which affect the forest and understand and recommend control methods.
FOR 245
Forest Pesticides
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a basic understanding of the importance of forest pesticides. Topics include prescriptions, methods, regulations, laws, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to safely plan, implement, and execute a pesticide action plan in a forest environment.
FOR 271
Forest Management
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites: FOR 225 and FOR 232
Corequisites:
This course is designed as a capstone course for forest management majors to apply skills previously learned. Emphasis is placed on recommendations forest managers make to provide services on forest lands to meet the owners' objectives. Upon completion, students should be able to develop forest management plans for various forest ownerships.
FOR 282
Forest Recreation
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the principles and problems involved in the utilization of our natural resources for recreational purposes. Topics include planning, development, and maintenance of trails, campgrounds, waterways, and wilderness areas. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the challenges and demands on our natural resources for recreational purposes.
FOR 285
Logging & Marketing
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers logging systems commonly used in the Southeast. Emphasis is placed on roading, matching equipment to job requirements, safety, legal requirements, and primary manufacturing of forest products. Upon completion, students should be able to supervise a logging operation.

 

French

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
FRE 111
Elementary French I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: 
This course introduces the fundamental elements of the French language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written French and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
FRE 112 Elementary French II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: FRE 111
Corequisites: 
This course is a continuation of FRE 111 focusing on the fundamental elements of the French language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written French and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
FRE 181
French Lab I
0
2
 
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written French and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
FRE 182 French Lab 2 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: FRE 181
Corequisites: 
This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written French and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
FRE 211 Intermediate French I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: FRE 112
Corequisites: 
This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
FRE 212 Intermediate French II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: FRE 211
Corequisites: 
This course is a continuation of FRE 211. Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
FRE 281 French Lab 3 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: FRE 182
Corequisites: 
This course provides an opportunity to enhance the review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
FRE 282 French Lab 4 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: FRE 281
Corequisites: 
This course provides an opportunity to enhance the review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Geographic Information Systems

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
GIS 111
Introduction to GIS
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the hardware and software components of a Geographic Information System and reviews GIS applications. Topics include data structures and basic functions, methods of data capture and sources of data, and the nature and characteristics of spatial data and objects. Upon completion, students should be able to identify GIS hardware components, typical operations, products/applications, and differences between database models and between raster and vector systems. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
GIS 121 Georeferencing & Mapping 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces coordinate systems, fundamentals of surveying, and cartography. Topics include the theory, acquisition, and use of locational data using both continuous and discrete georeferencing methods. Upon completion, students should be able to identify appropriate coordinate systems for a situation and translate data into correct map form.
GIS 215 GIS Data Models 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers interpreting and understanding of a variety data formats available in GIS. Topics include the similarities and differences between data models as well as how data is treated differently within each format, to include the conversion of data between different environments. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of GIS data storage and interoperability.

 

Geography

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
GEO 111
World Regional Geography
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the regional concept which emphasizes the spatial association of people and their environment. Emphasis is placed on the physical, cultural, and economic systems that interact to produce the distinct regions of the earth. Upon completion, students should be able to describe variations in physical and cultural features of a region and demonstrate an understanding of their functional relationships. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
GEO 130 General Physical Geography 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces both the basic physical components that help shape the earth and the study of minerals, rocks, and evolution of landforms. Emphasis is placed on the geographic grid, cartography, weather, climate, mineral composition, fluvial processes, and erosion and deposition. Upon completion, students should be able to identify these components and processes and explain how they interact. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

Gerontology

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
GRO 120
Gerontology
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites:
This course covers the psychological, social, and physical aspects of aging. Emphasis is placed on the factors that promote mental and physical well being. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize the aging process and its psychological, social, and physical aspects.
GRO 240
Gerontology Care Managing
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: GRO 120
Corequisites:
This course covers community resources: discusses care management, including assessment, care planning, evaluation, issues of family, high risk, and self-care. Topics include funding, eligibility for community and health resources, care management protocols, care plan development, identification of major resources and barriers to self-care. Upon completion, students will be able to develop a care plan for older adults at various levels of needs, including community and health resources.

 

Gunsmithing

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
GSM 111
Gunsmithing I
2
12
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces hand tools, blueprints, and basic machine tools used in gunsmithing. Emphasis is placed on safety and the completion of projects from blueprints using hand and machine tools. Upon completion, students should be able to read and work from blueprints using hand tools and make basic machine tool setups.
GSM 120
Gunsmithing Tools
2
12
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the manufacture of tools used in the gunsmithing trade. Emphasis is placed on the production of tools used for gunsmithing from working drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to use blueprints to produce tools and fixtures for use in gunsmithing.
GSM 123
Basic Stockmaking
2
12
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the design, layout, and proper wood selection for stocks. Topics include building stocks by hand, one-butt stocks, and fore-ends for a two-piece shotgun. Upon completion, students should be able to choose a suitable piece of wood, lay out a stock, and produce a butt stock and fore-end for a firearm.
GSM 125
Barrel Fitting/Alteration
3
9
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers custom barrel fitting, chambering, and action alterations. Emphasis is placed on safety and completion of custom barreled actions using hand and machine tools and welding equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to perform alterations to various firearms, including custom-barreled actions, recoil pads, and choke tubes.
GSM 127
General Repair
3
9
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the design and function of firearms, sight mounting, and basic reloading of ammunition. Emphasis is placed on safety and the completion of repair projects using hand and machine tools and the furnace. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and correct basic malfunctions, produce and fix simple parts, choose and install sights, and perform basic reloading skills.
GSM 223
Rifle Stockmaking
2
12
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces inletting, shaping, and finishing of custom rifle stocks. Emphasis is placed on the design and completion of a custom rifle stock using hand and machine tools. Upon completion, students should be able to lay out a rifle stock, inlet the barrel action, and shape and finish a custom rifle stock.
GSM 225
Gunmetal Refinishing
2
12
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces gun metal finishes. Topics include metal polishing and the finishing of steel, aluminum, and castings using hand tools and buffing equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to caustic blue, rust blue, anodize, parkerize, and color-case harden gunmetal.
GSM 227
Advanced Repair Technology
2
12
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers advanced repair techniques and trigger designs on rifles and shotguns. Emphasis is placed on repairing various firearms and adjusting trigger pulls to safe industry standards using fixtures and hand and machine tools. Upon completion, students should be able to safely adjust and repair various firearms.
GSM 230
Handgun Technology
2
9
0
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the design, function, and customizing of handguns. Emphasis is placed on repairs and custom alterations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform repairs on revolvers and semi-automatic pistols and customize handguns.
GSM 235
Current Gunsmithing Techniques
2
12
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces current materials and gunsmithing techniques. Emphasis is placed on material characteristics, applications, and tooling requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in current gunsmithing techniques such as composite stockmaking and synthetic bedding.

 

Health

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
HEA 110
Personal Health/Wellness
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an introduction to basic personal health and wellness. Emphasis is placed on current health issues such as nutrition, mental health, and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the factors necessary to the maintenance of health and wellness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

History

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
HIS 111 World Civilizations I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces world history from the dawn of civilization to the early modern era. Topics include Eurasian, African, American, and Greco-Roman civilizations and Christian, Islamic and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in pre-modern world civilizations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
HIS 112
World Civilizations II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces world history from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan, and the Americas. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern world civilizations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
HIS 121
Western Civilization I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces western civilization from pre-history to the early modern era. Topics include ancient Greece, Rome, and Christian institutions of the Middle Ages and the emergence of national monarchies in western Europe. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early western civilization. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
HIS 122
Western Civilization II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces western civilization from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the religious wars, the Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the Cold War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern western civilization. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
HIS 131
American History I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
HIS 132
American History II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in American history since the Civil War. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
HIS 163 The World Since 1945
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course surveys world developments since the end of World War II. Topics include the Cold War, nationalism, colonialism, the Third World, the arms race, and global capitalism and regionalism. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the world since 1945. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
HIS 231
Recent American History
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a study of American society from the post-Depression era to the present. Topics include World War II, the Cold War, social unrest, the Vietnam War, the Great Society, and current political trends. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in recent America. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.  This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
HIS 236
North Carolina History
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a study of geographical, political, economic, and social conditions existing in North Carolina from America's discovery to the present. Topics include native and immigrant backgrounds; colonial, antebellum, and Reconstruction periods; party politics; race relations; and the transition from an agrarian to an industrial economy. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

Human Services

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
HSE 110
Intro to Human Services
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the human services field, including the history, agencies, roles, and careers. Topics include personal/professional characteristics, diverse populations, community resources, disciplines in the field, systems, ethical standards, and major theoretical and treatment approaches. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the knowledge, skills, and roles of the human services worker.
HSE 112
Group Process I
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces interpersonal concepts and group dynamics. Emphasis is placed on self-awareness facilitated by experiential learning in small groups with analysis of personal experiences and the behavior of others. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence in identifying and explaining how people are influenced by their interactions in group settings. 
HSE 123
Interviewing Techniques
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the purpose, structure, focus, and techniques employed in effective interviewing. Emphasis is placed on observing, attending, listening, responding, recording, and summarizing of personal histories with instructor supervision. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic interviewing skills needed to function in the helping relationship. 
HSE 125
Counseling
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: PSY 150
Corequisites:
This courses covers the major approaches to psychotherapy and counseling, including theory, characteristics, and techniques. Emphasis is placed on facilitation of self-exploration, problem solving, decision making, and personal growth. Upon completion, students should be able to understand various theories of counseling and demonstrate counseling techniques. 
HSE 150
Preventive Intervention
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course presents skills training for prevention and control of violent behavior. Emphasis is placed on safety procedures which promote positive outcomes for clients and workers. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and demonstrate safety procedures for all persons involved.
HSE 160
HSE Clinical Supervision I
1
0
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: HSE 161, HSE 162, HSE 163, or HSE 164
This course provides an opportunity to discuss clinical experiences with peers and faculty. Emphasis is placed on discussing application of concepts and principles from related course content to clinical placement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required in human services clinical experiences.
HSE 164
HSE Clinical Experience I
0
0
12
4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: HSE 160
This course provides supervised clinical experience in human services delivery agencies. Emphasis is placed on the application and practice of concepts, principles, knowledge, and skills from related course work. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and apply skills, knowledge, and values from human services classes.
HSE 210
Human Services Issues
2
0
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This courses covers current issues and trends in the field of human services. Emphasis is placed on contemporary topics with relevance to special issues in a multifaceted field. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate the knowledge, skills, and experiences gained in classroom and clinical experiences with emerging trends in the field. 
HSE 220
Case Management
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: HSE 110
Corequisites:
This courses covers the variety of tasks associated with professional case management. Topics include treatment planning, needs assessment, referral procedures, and follow-up and integration of services. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively manage the care of the whole person from initial contact through termination of services.
HSE 225
Crisis Intervention
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the basic theories and principles of crisis intervention. Emphasis is place don identifying and demonstrating appropriate and differential techniques for intervening in various crisis situations. Upon completion, students should be able to assess crisis situations and respond appropriately. 
HSE 227
Children & Adolescents in Crisis
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the crises affecting children and adolescents in contemporary society. Emphasis is placed on abuse and neglect, suicide and murder, dysfunctional family living, poverty, and violence. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss intervention strategies and available services for the major contemporary crises affecting children and adolescents.
HSE 260
HSE Clinical Supervision II
1
0
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: HSE 261, HSE 262, HSE 263, or HSE 264
This course provides an opportunity to discuss clinical experiences with peers and faculty. Emphasis is placed on discussing application of concepts and principles from related course content to clinical placement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required in human services clinical experiences.
HSE 264
HSE Clinical Experience II
0
0
12
4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: HSE 260
This course provides additional supervised clinical experience in human services delivery agencies. Emphasis is placed on the application and practice of concepts, principles, knowledge, and skills from related course work. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and apply skills, knowledge, and values from human services classes.

 

Humanities

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
HUM 110
Technology and Society
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course considers technological change from historical, artistic, and philosophical perspectives and its effect on human needs and concerns. Emphasis is placed on the causes and consequences of technological change. Upon completion, students should be able to critically evaluate the implications of technology.
 
HUM 115
Critical Thinking
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and in writing the use of critical thinking skills in the analysis of appropriate texts.
HUM 120
Cultural Studies
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the distinctive features of a particular culture. Topics include art, history, music, literature, politics, philosophy, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to appreciate the unique character of the study culture. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
HUM 150
American Women's Studies
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an inter-disciplinary study of the history, literature, and social roles of American women from Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on women's roles as reflected in American language usage, education, law, the workplace, and mainstream culture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze the roles of women as reflected in various cultural forms. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.  This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
HUM 160
Introduction to Film
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the fundamental elements of film artistry and production. Topics include film styles, history, and production techniques, as well as the social values reflected in film art. Upon completion, students should be able to critically analyze the elements covered in relation to selected films. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.  This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

Industrial Science

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
ISC 110
Workplace Safety
1
0
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the basic concepts of workplace safety. Topics include fire, ladders, lifting, lock-out/tag-out, personal protective devices, and other workplace safety issues related to OSHA compliance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the components of a safe workplace.
ISC 131
Quality Management
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a study and analysis of the aspects and implications of quality management that lead to customer satisfaction through continuous quality improvement. Topics include Total Quality Management, ISO 9000, organizing for quality, supplier/vendor relationships, and the role of leadership in quality management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of quality management concepts and techniques.

 

Japanese

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
JPN 111
Elementary Japanese I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the basic fundamentals of the Japanese language within a cultural context of the Japanese people and its history. Emphasis is placed on the basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should be able to have a communicative competence in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at a beginning level with attention to cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
JPN 112
Elementary Japanese II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: JPN 111
Corequisites: None
This course continues the basic fundamentals of the Japanese language within a cultural context of the Japanese people and its history. Emphasis is placed on the basic skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should be able to have a communicative competence in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at a beginning level with attention to cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
JPN 211
Intermediate Japanese I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: JPN 112
Corequisites: None
This course includes communicative competence in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at an intermediate level with attention to cultural awareness. Emphasis is placed on intermediate skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should be able to carry on simple daily conversations, read and write ‘Katakana’ and ‘Hiragana’, and to comprehend simple written sentences with some ‘Kanji’ (Chinese characters) included. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.
JPN 212
Intermediate Japanese II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: JPN 211
Corequisites: None
This course provides continuation of communicative competence in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at an intermediate level with attention to cultural awareness. Emphasis is placed on intermediate skills in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension of spoken language. Upon completion, students should be able to carry on simple daily conversations, read and write ‘Katakana’ and ‘Hiragana’, and to comprehend simple written sentences with some ‘Kanji’ (Chinese characters) included. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

Mathematics

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
MAT 050
Basic Math Skills
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to strengthen basic math skills. Topics include properties, rounding, estimating, comparing, converting, and computing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic computations and solve relevant mathematical problems.
MAT 060
Essential Mathematics
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: MAT 050
Corequisites:
This course is a comprehensive study of mathematical skills which should provide a strong mathematical foundation to pursue further study. Topics include principles and applications of decimals, fractions, percents, ratio and proportion, order of operations, geometry, measurement, and elements of algebra and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic computations and solve relevant, multi-step mathematical problems using technology where appropriate.
MAT 070
Introductory Algebra
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: MAT 060
Corequisites: RED 080 or ENG 085
This course establishes a foundation in algebraic concepts and problem solving. Topics include signed numbers, exponents, order of operations, simplifying expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing, formulas, polynomials, factoring, and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.
MAT 080
Intermediate Algebra
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 070
Corequisites: RED 080 or ENG 085
This course continues the study of algebraic concepts with emphasis on applications. Topics include factoring; rational expressions; rational exponents; rational, radical, and quadratic equations; systems of equations; inequalities; graphing; functions; variations; complex numbers; and elements of geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the above concepts in problem solving using appropriate technology.
MAT 101
Applied Mathematics I
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 060, MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, or MAT 095
Corequisites:
This course is a comprehensive review of arithmetic with basic algebra designed to meet the needs of certificate and diploma programs. Topics include arithmetic and geometric skills used in measurement, ratio and proportion, exponents and roots, applications of percent, linear equations, formulas, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems in their specific areas of study. This course is intended for certificate & diploma programs.
MAT 120
Geometry and Trigonometry
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites:
This course introduces the concepts of plane trigonometry and geometry with emphasis on applications to problem solving. Topics include the basic definitions and properties of plane and solid geometry, area and volume, right triangle trigonometry, and oblique triangles. Upon completion, students should be able to solve applied problems both independently and collaboratively using technology.
MAT 121
Algebra/Trigonometry I
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 070, MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, or MAT 095
Corequisites:
This course provides an integrated approach to technology and the skills required to manipulate, display, and interpret mathematical functions and formulas used in problem solving. Topics include simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle trigonometry; systems of equations; and the use of technology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of mathematics and technology to solve problems and analyze and communicate results.
MAT 140
Survey of Mathematics
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 070, MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites:
This course provides an introduction in a non-technical setting to selected topics in mathematics. Topics include, but are not limited to, sets, logic, probability, statistics, matrices, mathematical systems, geometry, topology, mathematics of finance, and modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to understand a variety of mathematical applications, think logically, and be able to work collaboratively and independently. 

Under the CAA, this course satisfies the general education Mathematics requirement for the AA and AFA degrees. It does not satisfy the general education Mathematics requirement for the AS degree. Under the ICAA, this course satisfies the general education Mathematics requirement for the AA and AFA degrees. It does not satisfy the general education Mathematics requirement for the AS degree.

MAT 140A
Survey of Mathematics Lab
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: MAT 070, MAT 080, MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites: MAT 140
This course is a laboratory for MAT 140. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate effectively. This course has been approved for transfer under the CCA as a  premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICCA as a  premajor and/or elective course requirement.
MAT 151
Statistics I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 140, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites:
This course provides a project-based approach to the study of basic probability, descriptive and inferential statistics, and decision making. Emphasis is placed on measures of central tendency and dispersion, correlation, regression, discrete and continuous probability distributions, quality control, population parameter estimation, and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to describe important characteristics of a set of data and draw inferences about a population from sample data. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Mathematics (Quantitative). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Mathematics (Quantitative).
MAT 152
Statistical Methods I
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, MAT 095, MAT 120, MAT 121, MAT 140, MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites:
 
 
 
 
 
This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course requirement in Mathematics (Quantitative). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course requirement in Mathematics (Quantitative).
MAT 161
College Algebra
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, or MAT 095
Corequisites: None
This course provides an integrated technological approach to algebraic topics used in problem solving. Emphasis is placed on applications involving equations and inequalities; polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; and graphing and data analysis/modeling. Upon completion, students should be able to choose an appropriate model to fit a data set and use the model for analysis and prediction. 

Under the CAA, this course satisfies the general education Mathematics requirement for the AA and AFA degrees. It does not satisfy the general education Mathematics requirement for the AS degree. Under the ICAA, this course satisfies the general education Mathematics requirement for the AA and AFA degrees. It does not satisfy the general education Mathematics requirement for the AS degree.

MAT 161A
College Algebra Lab
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, or MAT 095
Corequisites: MAT 161
This course is a laboratory for MAT 161. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate effectively. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
MAT 171
Precalculus Algebra
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, MAT 095, or MAT 161
Corequisites:
This is the first of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on equations and inequalities, functions (linear, polynomial, rational), systems of equations and inequalities, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and predictions. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.
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MAT 171A
Precalculus Algebra Lab
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: MAT 060 and MAT 080, MAT 060 and MAT 090, MAT 095, or MAT 161
Corequisites:MAT 171

This course is a laboratory for MAT 171. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate effectively. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

MAT 172
Precalculus Trigonometry
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 171
Corequisites:
This is the second of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on properties and applications of transcendental functions and their graphs, right and oblique triangle trigonometry, conic sections, vectors and polar coordinates. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and prediction. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.
MAT 175
Precalculus
4
0
0
4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: MAT 175A

This course provides an intense study of the topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on functions and their graphs with special attention to polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions, and analytic trigonometry. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and prediction. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.

MAT 175A
Precalculus Lab
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: MAT 175
This course is a laboratory for MAT 175. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance the materials presented in the class. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems, apply critical thinking, work in teams, and communicate effectively. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a  premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a  premajor and/or elective course requirement.
MAT 263
Brief Calculus
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites:

This course is designed for students needing only one semester of calculus. Topics include functions, graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.
MAT 271
Calculus I
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: MAT 172 or MAT 175
Corequisites:
This course covers in depth the differential calculus portion of a three-course calculus sequence. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable, with applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply differentiation and integration techniques to algebraic and transcendental functions. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.
MAT 272
Calculus II
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: MAT 271
Corequisites:
This course provides a rigorous treatment of integration and is the second calculus course in a three-course sequence. Topics include applications of definite integrals, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, conic sections, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and differential equations. Upon completion, students should be able to use integration and approximation techniques to solve application problems. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.

 

Medical Assisting

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
MED 110
Orientation to Medical Assisting
1
0
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the history of medicine and the role of the medical assistant in the health care setting. Emphasis is placed on professionalism, communication, attitude, behaviors, and duties in the medical environment. Upon completion, students should be able to project a positive attitude and promote the profession of medical assisting.
MED 114
Prof Interactions in Health Care
1
0
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to identify various patient behaviors encountered in the medical setting. Emphasis is placed on stressors related to illness, cultural influences, death and dying, and needs specific to patients. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize appropriate methods of verbal and nonverbal communication with empathy and impartiality.
MED 118
Medical Law and Ethics
2
0
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the legal and ethical responsibilities of a multi-skilled health professional.
MED 121
Medical Terminology I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces prefixes, suffixes, and word roots used in the language of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.
MED 122
Medical Terminology II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: MED 121
Corequisites:
This course is the second in a series of medical terminology courses. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.
MED 130
Administrative Office Procedures I
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces medical office administrative procedures. Topics include appointment processing, written and oral communications, medical records, patient orientation, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic administrative skills within the medical environment.
MED 131
Administrative Office Procedures II
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites:
This course provides medical office procedures in both economic and management skills. Topics include physical plant maintenance, equipment and supplies, liability coverage, medical economics, and introductory insurance procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the economics of the medical office and supervise personnel.
MED 140
Exam Room Procedures I
3
4
0
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides instruction in clinical examining room procedures. Topics include asepsis, infection control, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, preparation and administration of medications, EKG, vital signs, and medical emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in exam room procedures.
MED 150
Laboratory Procedures I
3
4
0
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides instruction in basic lab techniques used by the medical assistant. Topics include lab safety, quality control, collecting and processing specimens, performing selective tests, phlebotomy, screening and follow-up of test results, and OSHA/CLIA regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic lab tests/skills based on course topics.
MED 182 CPR First Aid & Emergency 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic CPR, first aid, and medical emergency care related to the clinical, home, office, and recreational setting. Emphasis is placed on triage, assessment, and proper management of emergency care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic CPR, first aid, and medical emergency care.
MED 232
Medical Insurance Coding
1
3
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to develop coding skills. Emphasis is placed on advanced diagnostic and procedural coding in the outpatient facility. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in coding for reimbursement.
MED 260
MED Clinical Practicum
0
0
15
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides the opportunity to apply clinical, laboratory, and administrative skills in a medical facility. Emphasis is placed on enhancing competence in clinical and administrative skills necessary for comprehensive patient care and strengthening professional communications and interactions. Upon completion, students should be able to function as an entry-level health care professional.
MED 262 Clinical Perspectives 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to explore personal and occupational responsibilities of the practicing medical assistant. Emphasis is placed on problems encountered during externships and development of problem-solving skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate courteous and diplomatic behavior when solving problems in the medical facility.
MED 264
Medical Assisting Overview
2
0
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an overview of the complete medical assisting curriculum. Emphasis is placed on all facets of medical assisting pertinent to administrative, laboratory, and clinical procedures performed in the medical environment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the areas covered on the national certification examination for medical assistants.
MED 270
Symptomatology
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the study of disease symptoms and the appropriate actions taken by medical assistants in a medical facility in relation to these symptoms. Emphasis is placed on interviewing skills and appropriate triage, preparing patients for procedures, and screening test results. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize how certain symptoms relate to specific diseases, recognize emergency situations, and take appropriate actions.
MED 272
Drug Therapy
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course focuses on major drug groups, including their side effects, interactions, methods of administration, and proper documentation. Emphasis is placed on the theory of drug administration. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, spell, recognize side effects of, and document the most commonly used medications in a physician’s office.
MED 274 Diet Therapy/Nutrition
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the basic principles of nutrition as they relate to health and disease. Topics include basic nutrients, physiology, dietary deficiencies, weight management, and therapeutic nutrition in wellness and disease. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret clinical and dietary data and provide patient counseling and education.
MED 276
Patient Education
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to provide communication skills, basic education principles, and knowledge of available community resources and to apply this knowledge to the clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on identifying appropriate community resources, developing patient education materials, and perfecting written and oral communication skills. Upon completion, students should be able to instruct, communicate effectively, and act as a liaison between the patient and community agencies.

 

Metal Engraving

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
MEG 110
Tools, Term, & Procedures
2
6
0
4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers tools, equipment, terminology, and materials used for metal engraving. Topics include basic tool geometry, basic tool design and construction, basic engraving cuts, and the care and maintenance of tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to design and construct basic engraving tools and make basic engraving cuts in metals.
MEG 111
Scroll Cutting & Design
2
9
0
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the techniques of drawing and engraving basic bias scroll designs. Topics include elements of scroll design, drawing techniques, and basic scroll engraving skills. Upon completion, students should be able to engrave a product suitable for the metal engraving marketplace.
MEG 114 Bolino 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the bolino method of push engraving in ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Emphasis is placed on making basic tools, lettering, fine-line engraving, printing plates, various scrolls, and the use of microscopes. Upon completion, students should be able to apply a variety of bolino engravings to ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
MEG 115
Lettering and Calligraphy
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the anatomy, layouts, and cutting of the four basic letter types. Emphasis is placed on lettering anatomy, balanced lettering layout, hammer chisel methods, and the use of a paragraph. Upon completion, students should be able to form a responsive layout using a combination of letter styles.
MEG 116 Flushed and Raised Inlay 2 9 0 5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces different applications of inlay techniques. Topics include flush inlay, overlay inlay, sculptured inlay, wire inlay, die sculpture, oak leaves, and gravermox engraving. Upon completion, students should be able to apply a variety of inlay techniques to a metal object.
MEG 117 Engraving Applications 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: MEG 111
Corequisites:
This course is designed to simulate real-life marketplace experiences for the metal engraver. Emphasis is placed on the independent applications of production and custom engravings according to simulated work orders. Upon completion, students should be able to apply engraving skills and knowledge competently in the marketplace.

 

Marketing and Retailing

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
MKT 120
Principles of Marketing
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.
MKT 125
Buying and Merchandising
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course includes an analysis of the organization for buying—what, when and how to buy—and the principles of effective inventory and stock control. Topics include organization for buying, analysis of buyers' responsibilities, pricing, inventory control, planning, cost effectiveness, and vendor relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts covered through application.
MKT 220 Advertising and Sales Promotion
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the elements of advertising and sales promotion in the business environment. Topics include advertising and sales promotion appeals, selection of media, use of advertising and sales promotion as a marketing tool, and means of testing effectiveness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts covered through application. 
MKT 223 Customer Service
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course stresses the importance of customer relations in the business world. Emphasis is placed on learning how to respond to complex customer requirements and to efficiently handle stressful situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to handle customer relations.

 

Music

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
MUS 110
Music Appreciation
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a basic survey of the music of the Western world. Emphasis is placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form, and style within a historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

Music

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
MUS 210
History of Rock Music
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:

This course is a survey of Rock music from the early 1950's to the present. Emphasis is placed on musical groups, soloists, and styles related to the evolution of this idiom and on related historical and social events. Upon completion, students should be able to identify specific styles and to explain the influence of selected performers within their respective eras. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

Networking Technology

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
NET 125
Networking Basics
1
4
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the networking field. Emphasis is placed on network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols.
NET 126 Routing Basics
1
4
0
3
Prerequisites: NET 125
Corequisites:
This course focuses on initial router configuration, router software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs). Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of router configuration, managing router software, routing protocol, and access lists. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of routers and their role in WANs, router configuration, routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, and ACLs.

 

Networking Operating System

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
NOS 110
Operating System Concepts
2
3
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces students to a broad range of operating system concepts, including installation and maintenance. Emphasis is place on operating system concepts, management, maintenance, and resources required. Upon completion of this course, students will have an understanding of OS concepts, installation, management, maintenance, using a variety of operating systems.
NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: NOS 110 or CET 211
Corequisites:
This course introduces operating system concepts for single-user systems. Topics include hardware management, file and memory management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to perform operating systems functions at the support level in a single-user environment.
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: NOS 130
Corequisites:
This course covers the installation and administration of a Windows Server network operating system. Topics include managing and maintaining physical and logical devices, access to resources, the server environment, managing users, computers, and groups, and Managing/Implementing Disaster Recovery. Upon completion, students should be able to manage and maintain a Windows Server environment.

 

Nursing

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
NUR 101
Practical Nursing I
7
6
6
11
Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Practical Nursing program
Corequisites:
This course introduces concepts as related to the practical nurse’s caregiver and discipline-specific roles. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, legal/ethical/professional issues, wellness/illness patterns, and basic nursing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate beginning understanding of nursing process to promote/maintain/restore optimum health for diverse clients throughout the life span. This is a diploma-level course.
NUR 102 Practical Nursing II 8 0 12 12
Prerequisites: NUR 101
Corequisites:
This course includes more advanced concepts as related to the practical nurses caregiver and discipline-specific roles. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, delegation, cost effectiveness, legal/ethical/professional issues, and wellness/illness patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to begin participating in the nursing process to promote/maintain/restore optimum health for diverse clients throughout the life span. This is a diploma-level course.
NUR 103 Practical Nursing III 6 0 12 10
Prerequisites: NUR 102
Corequisites:
This course focuses on use of nursing/related concepts by practical nurses as providers of care/members of discipline in collaboration with health team members. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, wellness/illness patterns, entry-level issues, accountability, advocacy, professional development, evolving technology, and changing health care delivery systems. Upon completion, students should be able to use the nursing process to promote/maintain/restore optimum health for diverse clients throughout the life span. This is a diploma-level course.

Office Administration

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
OST 122
Office Computations
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the keypad and the touch method using the electronic calculator. Topics include mathematical functions in business applications. Upon completion, students should be able to use the electronic calculator to solve a wide variety of problems commonly encountered in business.
OST 130 Comprehensive Keyboarding 2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to develop keyboarding skills and introductory document formatting. Emphasis is placed on keyboarding techniques and formatting basic business documents. Upon completion, students should be able to create documents in an ever-changing workplace.
OST 131
Keyboarding
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is placed on the touch system, correct techniques, and development of speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to key at an acceptable speed and accuracy level using the touch system.
OST 132
Keyboard Skill Building
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites: OST 131
Corequisites:
This course provides accuracy- and speed-building drills. Emphasis is placed on diagnostic tests to identify accuracy and speed deficiencies followed by corrective drills. Upon completion, students should be able to keyboard rhythmically with greater accuracy and speed.
OST 134
Text Entry & Formatting
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites:
This course is designed to provide the skills needed to increase speed, improve accuracy, and format documents. Topics include letters, memos, tables, and business reports. Upon completion, students should be able to produce documents and key timed writings at speeds commensurate with employability.
OST 135
Adv Text Entry & Formatting
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: OST 134
Corequisites:
This course is designed to incorporate computer application skills in the generation of office documents. Emphasis is placed on advanced document production. Upon completion, students should be able to make independent decisions regarding planning, style, and method of presentation.
OST 136
Word Processing
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces word processing concepts and applications. Topics include preparation of a variety of documents and mastery of specialized software functions. Upon completion, students should be able to work effectively in a computerized word processing environment.
OST 155
Legal Terminology
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the terminology appropriate to the legal profession. Topics include legal research, court systems, litigation, civil and criminal law, probate, real and personal property, contracts and leases, domestic relations, equity, and corporations. Upon completion, students should be able to spell, pronounce, define, and accurately use legal terms. This course is a unique requirement of the Legal Office Systems concentration in the Office Administration program.
OST 156
Legal Office Procedures
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: OST 134
Corequisites:
This course covers legal office functions involved in the operation of a law office. Emphasis is placed on procedures in the law office involving the court system, legal research, litigation, probate, and real estate, personal injury, criminal, and civil law. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a high level of competence in performing legal office duties. This course is a unique requirement of the Legal Office Systems concentration in the Office Administration program.
OST 164
Text Editing Applications
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a comprehensive study of editing skills needed in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to use reference materials to compose and edit text.
OST 184
Records Management
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course includes the creation, maintenance, protection, security, and disposition of records stored in a variety of media forms. Topics include alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric filing methods. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and maintain a records management system.
OST 223
Admin Office Transcript I
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: OST 164; and either OST 134 or OST 136
Corequisites:
This course provides experience in transcribing documents. Emphasis is placed on appropriate formatting, advanced text editing skills, and transcription techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to transcribe office documents.
OST 236
Adv Word/Information Proc
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: OST 136 
Corequisites:
This course develops proficiency in the utilization of advanced word/information processing functions. Emphasis is placed on advanced word processing features. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a variety of complex business documents.
OST 251
Legal Doc Formatting
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: OST 155; and either OST 134 or OST 136 
Corequisites:
This course is designed to provide experience in the preparation of various types of legal forms and documents. Emphasis is placed on formatting and keying legal forms, documents, and correspondence. Upon completion, students should be able to produce these documents with accuracy and speed. This course is a unique concentration requirement in the Legal Office Administration concentration in the Office Administration program.
OST 252
Legal Transcription I
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: OST 155; and either OST 134 or OST 136
Corequisites:
This course provides experience in transcribing legal correspondence, forms, and documents. Emphasis is placed on developing listening skills to transcribe documents. Upon completion, students should be able to transcribe documents with accuracy.
 This course is a unique concentration requirement in the Legal Office Administration concentration in the Office Administration program.
OST 286
Professional Development
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the personal competencies and qualities needed to project a professional image in the office. Topics include interpersonal skills, health lifestyles, appearance, attitude, personal and professional growth, multicultural awareness, and professional etiquette. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate these attributes in the classroom, office, and society.
OST 289
Administrative Office Management
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites: OST 164 and either OST 134 or OST 136
Corequisites:
This course is designed to be a capstone course for the office professional and provides a working knowledge of modern office procedures. Emphasis is placed on scheduling, telephone procedures, travel arrangements, event planning, office design, and ergonomics. Upon completion, students should be able to adapt in an office environment.

 

Professional Crafts: Clay

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
PCC 110
Intro to Pottery
3
15
0
8
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces pottery making for potters, including clay preparation, wheel throwing and trimming, surface decoration, and glazing and firing techniques. Topics include clay bodies and the mixing process, potter's wheel basics, glazing, kiln loading and firing, and safety issues. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare clay; center and throw basic forms; trim, mix, and apply basic glazes; and load and fire bisque kilns.
PCC 111
Functional Pottery I
3
15
0
8
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the important elements of designing and producing utilitarian pottery, including wall thickness, balance and proportion, surface decoration, and glazing and firing techniques. Topics include bowls, mugs, plates, casseroles, stemware, and bottles, with emphasis on safe glazing and supervised firing. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a variety of functional pots, apply a glaze, and load and assist firing a kiln.
PCC 114
Raku
1
3
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces clay bodies, glazes, kilns, and firing techniques necessary for making and safely firing raku pottery. Topics include clay properties, glaze types, kiln design, firing techniques, and historical information and safety related to the raku process. Upon completion, students should be able to make, glaze, and fire a variety of raku projects.
PCC 115 Advanced Raku
1
3
0
2
Prerequisites: PCC 114
Corequisites:
This course is a continuation of PCC 114 with emphasis on finished pots exhibiting greater control, surface decoration, and finishing techniques. Topics include glaze application techniques, surface decoration techniques, post-firing techniques, and safety equipment and practices. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a body of raku projects integrating technique, form, and design.
PCC 118 Clay: Special Study
0
4
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a format in which to explore personal interests in clay with instructor supervision. Emphasis is placed on student proposals and student-instructor-developed contractual agreements specifying goals, deadlines, and evaluation criteria. Upon completion, students should be able to complete clay works as specified in student-instructor-designed contractual agreements.
PCC 119
Clay Design: Special Study
0
4
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides a format in which to explore personal interests in clay design with instructor supervision. Emphasis is placed on student proposals and student-instructor-developed contractual agreements specifying goals, deadlines, and evaluation criteria. Upon completion, students should be able to complete clay design projects as specified in student-instructor-designed contractual agreements.
PCC 130
Pottery Production
2
9
0
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the production of similar functional forms that have a harmony of form, function, and design. Emphasis is placed on producing similar pottery forms, such as mugs, pitchers, plates, lidded containers, bottles, stemware, and teapots. Upon completion, students should be able to produce on the wheel multiples of the same form that are similar in size, shape, and properties.
PCC 132
Glaze Formulation
1
3
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an in-depth study of glazes used on pottery. Emphasis is placed on performing glaze tests, analyzing glazes, mixing a variety of glazes, and correcting glaze faults. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of glaze chemical qualities and formulate new glazes.
PCC 210
Functional Pottery II
3
15
0
8
Prerequisites: PCC 111
Corequisites:
This course expands previous wheel throwing skills & involves larger, more complicated forms, production skills, slip & glaze theory, kiln theory, & glaze firing. Topics include centering & throwing larger amounts of clay, production techniques, record keeping, studio layout, kiln design, & fuel systems. Upon completion, students should be able to produce pots with competent handles, proper lids, & matching multiple forms & identifying kiln properties & burner types.
PCC 211
Decorative Pottery
3
15
0
8
Prerequisites: PCC 111
Corequisites:
This course continues previous functional skill development, including limited production and one-of-a-kind pieces with emphasis on forming techniques. Topics include multiple cylinder forms, thrown additions, production skills, glaze testing, surface decoration, and firing techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to produce entry-level professional work for show and sale using a variety of forming and finishing techniques.

 

Process Control Instrumentation

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
PCI 264
Process Control with PLCs
3
3
0
4
Prerequisites: 
Corequisites:
This course introduces automatic process control implemented with PLC technology. Topics include interfacing and controlling advanced  control loops and devices using various PLC-based systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of advanced applications of process control and instrumentation systems with PLC-based devices.

 

Physical Education

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
PED 110
Fit and Well for Life
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 111
Physical Fitness I
0
3
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an individualized approach to physical fitness utilizing the five major components. Emphasis is placed on the scientific basis for setting up and engaging in personalized physical fitness programs. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and implement an individualized physical fitness program. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 113
Aerobics I
0
3
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces a program of cardiovascular fitness involving continuous, rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on developing cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility and on safety precautions. Upon completion, students should be able to select and implement a rhythmic aerobic exercise program. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 117
Weight Training I
0
3
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the basics of weight training. Emphasis is placed on developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and muscle tone. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement a personal weight training program. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 121 Walk, Jog, Run
0
3
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the basic concepts involved in safely and effectively improving cardiovascular fitness. Emphasis is placed on walking, jogging, or running as a means of achieving fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and appreciate the benefits derived from these activities. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 122
Yoga I
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the basic discipline of yoga. Topics include proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and correct body positions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the procedures of yoga. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 123
Yoga II
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: PED 122
Corequisites: None
This course introduces more detailed aspects of the discipline of yoga. Topics include breathing and physical postures, relaxation, and mental concentration. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate advanced procedures of yoga. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 125
Self-Defense-Beginning
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to aid students in developing rudimentary skills in self-defense. Emphasis is placed on stances, blocks, punches, and kicks as well as non-physical means of self-defense. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic self-defense techniques of a physical and non-physical nature. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 128
Golf-Beginning
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course emphasizes the fundamentals of golf. Topics include the proper grips, stance, alignment, swings for the short and long game, putting, and the rules and etiquette of golf. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic golf shots and demonstrate a knowledge of the rules and etiquette of golf. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 130
Tennis-Beginning
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis. Topics include basic strokes, rules, etiquette, and court play. Upon completion, students should be able to play recreational tennis. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 143 Volleyball-Beginning
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the fundamentals of volleyball. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, passing, setting, spiking, blocking, and the rules and etiquette of volleyball. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational volleyball. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 145
Basketball-Beginning
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the fundamentals of basketball. Emphasis is placed on skill development, knowledge of the rules, and basic game strategy. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational basketball. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 171
Nature Hiking
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides instruction on how to equip and care for oneself on the trail. Topics include clothing, hygiene, trail ethics, and necessary equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully participate in nature trail hikes. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 184
Square Dancing I
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the terminology and skills necessary to perform square dancing. Topics include working from squared sets-squared circles to squared throughs, right and left throughs, and Dixie Chains. Upon completion, students should be able to perform square dance routines and recognize the calls made for all formations. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 186
Dancing for Fitness
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to develop movement and recreational dance skills, safety, fitness, coordination, and techniques used to teach various groups. Emphasis is placed on participation and practice with adapting dances for ages and ability levels. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of fitness through social, folk, and square dance participation and instruction. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 187
Social Dance-Beginning
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamentals of popular social dances. Emphasis is placed on basic social dance techniques, dances, and a brief history of social dance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate specific dance skills and perform some dances. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
PED 189
Clogging
0
2
0
1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamentals of clogging. Emphasis is placed on basic dance steps, turns, formations, and figures in American and English country dancing. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in the life-long recreational activity of clogging. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

Philosophy

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
PHI 210
History of Philosophy
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None
This course introduces fundamental philosophical issues through an historical perspective. Emphasis is placed on such figures as Plato, Aristotle, Lao-Tzu, Confucius, Augustine, Aquinas, Descartes, Locke, Kant, Wollstonecraft, Nietzsche, and Sartre. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and distinguish among the key positions of the philosophers studied. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
PHI 215
Philosophical Issues
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:
This course introduces fundamental issues in philosophy considering the views of classical and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on knowledge and belief, appearance and reality, determinism and free will, faith and reason, and justice and inequality. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, analyze, and critique the philosophical components of an issue. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
PHI 240
Introduction to Ethics
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites:
This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on utilitarianism, rule-based ethics, existentialism, relativism versus objectivism, and egoism. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to individual moral issues such as euthanasia, abortion, crime and punishment, and justice. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

Physics

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
PHY 110
Conceptual Physics
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: 
This course provides a conceptually-based exposure to the fundamental principles and processes of the physical world. Topics include basic concepts of motion, forces, energy, heat, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of matter and the universe. Upon completion, students should be able to describe examples and applications of the principles studied. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: PHY 110
This course is a laboratory for PHY 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in PHY 110. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in PHY 110. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.
PHY 151 College Physics I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: MAT 161, MAT 171, or MAT 175
Corequisites:
This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vectors, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.
PHY 152 College Physics II 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: PHY 151
Corequisites:
This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric potentials, direct-current circuits, magnetostatic forces, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating-current circuits, and light. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science.

 

Project Management Technology

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
PMT 110
Intro to Project Mgmt
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:

This course introduces project management fundamentals and principles for organizing, planning, implementing, and controlling nonroutine activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Topics include project life cycles; work breakdown structures; responsibility matrixes; as well as planning and control methods such as PERT/CPM and Gantt charts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge, strategies, and techniques needed to create and execute plans for project development and management.

PMT 111 Proj Mgmt Assessing Risk 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides various ways to identify, analyze, and mitigate the full range of project risks. Topics include risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative risk analysis, quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning, as well as risk monitoring and control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of risk management processes and application of risk management techniques to case study problems.
PMT 210 Proj Mgmt Issues 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to explore various development and management techniques and tools of integrated project schedules and plans. Emphasis is placed on project control methods from a scheduling perspective, including critical path networking, float analysis, and schedule performance predictability and accomplishment. Upon completion, students should have a clear understanding of accepted techniques for schedule development and management.

 

Political Science

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
POL 120
American Government
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of American national government. Topics include the constitutional framework, federalism, the three branches of government including the bureaucracy, civil rights and liberties, political participation and behavior, and policy formation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
POL 130
State & Local Government
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course includes state and local political institutions and practices in the context of American federalism. Emphasis is placed on procedural and policy differences as well as political issues in state, regional, and local governments of North Carolina. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss various problems associated with intergovernmental politics and their effect on the community and the individual. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

Psychology

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
PSY 150
General Psychology
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
PSY 237
Social Psychology
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: PSY 150 or SOC 210
Corequisites:
This course introduces the study of individual behavior within social contexts. Topics include affiliation, attitude formation and change, conformity, altruism, aggression, attribution, interpersonal attraction, and group behavior. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of social influences on behavior. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
PSY 241
Developmental Psychology
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: PSY 150
Corequisites:
This course is a study of human growth and development. Emphasis is placed on major theories and perspectives as they relate to the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception to death. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of development across the life span. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
PSY 255
Introduction to Exceptionality
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: PSY 150
Corequisites:
This course introduces the psychology of the exceptional person. Topics include theoretical perspectives, terminology, and interventions pertaining to various handicapping conditions as well as the resulting psychosocial adjustments. Upon completion, student should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the potentials and limitations of the exceptional person.
PSY 265
Behavioral Modification
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: PSY 150
Corequisites:
This course is an applied study of factors influencing human behavior and strategies for behavioral change. Emphasis is placed on cognitive-behavioral theory, behavioral assessment, practical applications of conditioning techniques, and maintenance of adaptive behavior patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to implement basic leaning principles to effect behavioral changes in self and others.
PSY 281
Abnormal Psychology
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: PSY 150
Corequisites:
This course provides an examination of the various psychological disorders, as well as theoretical, clinical, and experimental perspectives of the study of psychopathology. Emphasis is placed on terminology, classification, etiology, assessment, and treatment of the major disorders. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal behavior patterns well as demonstrate knowledge of etiology, symptoms, and therapeutic techniques. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

 

Reading

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
RED 070
Essential Reading Skills
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is designed to strengthen reading skills. Emphasis is placed on basic word attack skills, vocabulary, transitional words, paragraph organization, basic comprehension skills, and learning strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the skills required for RED 080. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.
RED 080
Intro to College Reading
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: RED 070 or ENG 075
Corequisites:
This course introduces effective reading and inferential thinking skills in preparation for RED 090. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, comprehension, and reading strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to determine main ideas and supporting details, recognize basic patterns of organization, draw conclusions, and understand vocabulary in context. This course does not satisfy the developmental reading prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.
RED 090
Improved College Reading
3
2
0
4
Prerequisites: RED 080 or ENG 085
Corequisites:
This course is designed to improve reading and critical thinking skills. Topics include vocabulary enhancement; extracting implied meaning; analyzing author’s purpose, tone, and style; and drawing conclusions and responding to written material. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and analyze college-level reading material. This course satisfies the developmental reading prerequisite for ENG 111 or ENG 111A.

 

Recreation

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
REC 115
Intro to Outdoor Rec
2
0
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the history of natural resource agencies in the United States. Emphasis is placed on principles and problems involved in the use of our natural resources for recreational purposes and the role of outdoor recreation in local, state, and federal agencies. Upon completion, students should be able to summarize the historic development of natural resource agencies.
REC 126
Outdoor Recreation
1
2
0
2
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces outdoor recreation and its relationship to our natural surroundings. Emphasis is placed on conservation, wildlife, nature, community resources, and federal and state regulatory agencies. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, organize, and conduct activities in an outdoor natural environment.
REC 222
Commercial Rec & Tourism
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers job opportunities in the tourism industry. Emphasis is placed on the economic impact of tourism in communities and the job opportunities available through commercial activities. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the economic impact and commercial recreation endeavors within the state.

 

Religion

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
REL 110
World Religions
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the world's major religious traditions. Topics include Primal religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the origins, history, beliefs, and practices of the religions studied. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
REL 111
Eastern Religions
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the major Asian religious traditions. Topics include Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the origins, history, beliefs, and practices of the religions studied. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
REL 211
Intro to Old Testament
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a survey of the literature of the Hebrews with readings from the law, prophets, and other writings. Emphasis is placed on the use of literary, historical, archeological, and cultural analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand Old Testament literature. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
REL 212
Intro to New Testament
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is a survey of the literature of first-century Christianity with readings from the gospels, Acts, and the Pauline and pastoral letters. Topics include the literary structure, audience, and religious perspective of the writings, as well as the historical and cultural context of the early Christian community. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand New Testament literature. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
REL 221
Religion in America
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course is an examination of religious beliefs and practice in the United States. Emphasis is placed on mainstream religious traditions and non-traditional religious movements from the Colonial period to the present. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and appreciate the diversity of religious traditions in America. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

Substance Abuse

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
SAB 110
Substance Abuse Overview
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an overview of the core concepts in substance abuse and dependence. Topics include the history of drug use/abuse, effects on societal members, treatment of addiction, and preventive measure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the etiology of drug abuse, addiction, prevention, and treatment.
SAB 137
Co-Dependency
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the adult child concept and co-dependency as syndromes of the addictive process. Emphasis is placed on treatment and recovery within the context of a paradigm shift which allows the individual to choose a healthy model of life. Upon completion, students should be able to assess levels of co-dependency and associated levels of physical and mental health and develop strategies to enhance health.
SAB 210
Substance Abuse Counseling
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides theory and skills acquisition by utilizing intervention strategies designed to obtain therapeutic information, support recover, and prevent relapse. Topics include counseling individuals and dysfunctional families, screening instruments, counseling techniques and approaches, recovery and relapse, and special populations. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss issues critical to recovery, identify intervention models, and initiate a procedures culminating in cognitive/behavioral change.

 

Information Systems Security

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
SEC 110
Security Concepts
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the concepts and issues related to securing information systems and the development of policies to implement information security controls. Topics include the historical view of networking and security, security issues, trends, security resources, and the role of policy, people, and processes in information security. Upon completion, students should be able to identify information security risks, create an information security policy, and identify processes to implement and enforce policy.

 

Sociology

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
SOC 210
Introduction to Sociology
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions. Topics include socialization, research methods, diversity and inequality, cooperation and conflict, social change, social institutions, and organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of sociological concepts as they apply to the interplay among individuals, groups, and societies. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
SOC 213
Sociology of the Family
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication, power and conflict, parenthood, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and change. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.
SOC 232
Social Context of Aging
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an overview of the social implications of the aging process. Emphasis is placed on the roles of older adults within families, work, and economics, politics, religion, education, and health care. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze changing perceptions, diverse life style, and social and cultural realities of older adults. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

 

Spanish

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
SPA 111
Elementary Spanish I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
SPA 112
Elementary Spanish II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: SPA 111
Corequisites:
This course is a continuation of SPA 111 focusing on the fundamental elements of the Spanish language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Spanish and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
SPA 120
Spanish for the Workplace
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course offers applied Spanish for the workplace to facilitate basic communication with people whose native language is Spanish. Emphasis is placed on oral communication and career-specific vocabulary that targets health, business, and/or public service professions. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate at a functional level with native speakers and demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
SPA 131 Spanish for Health Providers 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course offers applied Spanish communication skills for healthcare professionals. Emphasis is placed on basic medical terminology and vocabulary essential for communication in healthcare settings. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate at a functional level with native Spanish speakers.
SPA 211
Intermediate Spanish I
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: SPA 112
Corequisites:
This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
SPA 212
Intermediate Spanish II
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites: SPA 211
Corequisites:
This course provides a continuation of SPA 211. Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 

Shooting & Hunting Sports Management

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
SSM 110
Intro to Shooting Sports
3
3
0
4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the theories and fundamentals of shooting sports. Topics include shotgun shooting sports, rifle shooting sports, and handgun shooting sports. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, explain and demonstrate the rules, regulations and equipment used in various shooting sports currently in the United States. This course is a unique concentration requirement of the Shooting and Hunting Sports Management concentration in the Business Administration program.
SSM 111
Gun Shop Management
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces managing a gun shop. Topics include handling firearms safely, federal and state firearms laws, purchasing new and used firearms, purchasing related firearms equipment, supplies and firearms security. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and legally start working a firearms counter. This course is a unique concentration requirement of the Shooting and Hunting Sports Management concentration in the Business Administration program.
SSM 112
Sports Hunting
3
0
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers the theories and fundamentals of hunting in the world today. Topics include hunting in the United States, as well as the popular hunting spots around the world. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, explain and demonstrate the firearms and related equipment needed to hunt locally, nationally and in today’s world. This course is a unique concentration requirement of the Shooting and Hunting Sports Management concentration in the Business Administration program.
SSM 114
Shooting Sports Mgmt
3
6
0
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces shooting and hunting sports management techniques. Topics include firearms safety, metal finishes, checkering, wood finishing, stock fit, shotgun chokes, basic firearms design, and custom firearms. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss sports management needs with customers and receive firearms for Gunsmithing work. This course is a unique concentration requirement of the Shooting and Hunting Sports Management concentration in the Business Administration program.

 

Taxidermy

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
TXY 101
Fish Taxidermy
6
18
0
12
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers mounting and painting fish, including skin mounts, reproductions, fish identifications, coloration, and habitat construction. Emphasis is placed on methods of measuring, skinning, preserving and restoring color to skin-mounted fish, and the preparation and painting of reproduction fish. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully complete all steps necessary to mount and paint skin-mounted specimens and prepare and paint reproduction fish. This is a diploma-level course.
TXY 103
Mammal Taxidermy
6
18
0
12
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers mounting game heads and life-size mammals with shop experience in mounting selected species and the construction of habitats. Emphasis is placed on proper measuring techniques, skinning, form selection, and mounting procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to skin, preserve, and mount mammals to achieve a life-like appearance, including proper color restoration. This is a diploma-level course.
TXY 105
Bird Taxidermy
3
9
0
6
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course covers bird taxidermy, including the application of commercial forms, artificial heads, and wrapped bodies. Emphasis is placed on federal laws governing migratory birds and techniques used to skin, degrease, preserve, and mount specimens. Upon completion, students should be able to skin, degrease, preserve, and mount birds to achieve a life-like appearance, including proper color restoration. This is a diploma-level course.

 

Web Technologies

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
WEB 140
Web Development Tools
2
2
0
3
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course provides an introduction to web development software suites. Topics include the creation of web sites and applets using web development software. Upon completion, students should be able to create entire web sites and supporting applets.

 

Welding

Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work
Exper./ Clinical
Hours
Credit Hours
WLD 115
SMAW (Stick) Plate
2
9
0
5
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes.
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove welds with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, students should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions.
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials.
WLD 215 SMAW (Stick) Pipe 1 9 0 4
Prerequisites: WLD 115 or WLD 116
Corequisites:
This course covers the knowledge and skills that apply to welding pipe. Topics include pipe positions, joint geometry, and preparation with emphasis placed on bead application, profile, and discontinuities. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW welds to applicable codes on carbon steel pipe with prescribed electrodes in various positions.

 

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