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Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 085 Improving Study Skills 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2004

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 the techniques learned to improve performance in college-level classes. Using web based learning modules: students will be able to increase essential skill sets required for health technology programs.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 090 Study Skills 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: RED 070 Local Requirement or RED 080 Local Requirement or RED 090 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is intended for those who placed into credit-level course work but who are not maintaining satisfactory academic progress toward meeting program goals. Topics include study skills, note taking, learning styles and strategies, test taking, goal setting, and self-assessment skills. Upon completion, students should be able to manage their learning experiences to successfully meet educational goals.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 118 College Study Skills 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers skills and strategies designed to improve study behaviors. Topics include time management, note taking, test taking, memory techniques, active reading strategies, critical thinking, communication skills, learning styles and other strategies for effective learning. Upon completion, students should be able to apply appropriate study strategies and techniques to the development of an effective study plan.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 122 College Transfer Success Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 220 Professional Transition 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides preparation for meeting the demands of employment or education beyond the community college experience. Emphasis is placed on strategic planning, gathering information on workplaces or colleges, and developing human interaction skills for professional, academic, and/or community life. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully make the transition to appropriate workplaces or senior institutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 111 Financial Accounting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic framework of accounting. Emphasis is placed on the accounting cycle and financial statement preparation and analysis. 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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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 decisionmaking. 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 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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 tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law and complete various individual tax forms.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

This course introduces the relevant laws governing business and fiduciary income taxes. Topics include tax law relating to business organizations, electronic research and methodologies and the use of technology for the preparation of business tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law and complete various business tax forms.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ACC 115 or ACC 120 and CIS 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 221 Intermediate Acct II 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 225 Cost Accounting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 121
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 226 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 121 and ACC 225 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

This course is designed to develop an appreciation for the uses of cost information in the administration and control of business organizations. Emphasis is placed on how accounting data can be interpreted and used by management in planning and controlling business activities. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret cost information and present this information in a form that is usable by management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 250 Advanced Accounting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

This course is designed to analyze special accounting issues, which may include business combinations, partnerships, international accounting, estates and trusts. Emphasis is placed on analyzing transactions and preparing working papers and financial statements. Upon completion, students should be able to solve a wide variety of problems by advanced application of accounting principles and procedures.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 269 Auditing & Assurance Services 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

This course introduces selected topics pertaining to the objectives, theory and practices in engagements providing auditing and other assurance services. Topics will include planning, conducting and reporting, with emphasis on the related professional ethics and standards. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the types of professional services, the related professional standards, and the engagement methodology.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 270 International Accounting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2005

This course includes identifying, recording, and interpreting financial information for accounting systems used in different countries. Topics include currency exchange rates, methods of setting and selecting transfer prices, practices used to account for rates of inflation, and major types of taxes. Upon completion, students should be able to describe accounting systems and their impacts on different currencies and demonstrate a basic knowledge of international accounting. This course is a unique concentration requirement in the International Business Concentration in the Business Administration program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 279 Advanced Auditing 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 269
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides advanced experience in the process of conducting audits and investigations. Emphasis is placed on statistical sampling, analysis, audit program development, professional responsibilities and the reporting function. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency through completion of audit simulations and/or integrated audit cases.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 110 Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces electricity as it applies to HVACR equipment. Emphasis is placed on power sources, interaction of electrical components, wiring of simple circuits and the use of electrical test equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate good wiring practices and the ability to read simple wiring diagrams.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 112 Heating Technology 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 psychometrics, manufacturer specifications and test instruments to determine proper system operation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: AHR 110 or AHR 113
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 130 HVAC Controls 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: AHR 111 or ELC 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 analysis and troubleshooting of electrical systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair common residential and commercial comfort system controls.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 210 Residential Building Code 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the residential building codes that are applicable to the design and installation of HVAC systems. Topics include current residential codes as applied to HVAC design, service and installation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the correct usage of residential building codes that apply to specific areas of the HVAC trade.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 211 Residential System Design 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the principles and concepts of conventional residential heating and cooling system design. Topics include heating and cooling load estimating, basic psychometrics, equipment selection, duct system selection and system design. Upon completion, students should be able to design a basic residential heating and cooling system.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 212 Advanced Comfort Systems 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AHR 114
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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, watersource/ geothermal heat pumps and high efficiency heat pumps.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 250 HVAC System Diagnostics 0 4 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AHR 212
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a comprehensive study of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration system diagnostics and corrective measures. Topics include advanced system analysis, measurement of operating efficiency, and inspection and correction of all major system components. Upon completion, students should be able to restore a residential or commercial AHR system so that it operates at or near manufacturers’ specifications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ALT 120 Renewable Energy Tech 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

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.

2013FA Unavailable


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ALT 220 Photovoltaic Sys Tech 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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

2013FA Unavailable


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ANT 210 General Anthropology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARA 111 Elementary Arabic I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2009

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the modern standard Arabic language within the cultural context of Arabic-speaking people. 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 Arabic and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARA 112 Elementary Arabic II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ARA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2009

This course includes the basic fundamental elements of the modern standard Arabic language within the cultural context of Arabic-speaking people. 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 Arabic and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

 2012FA New Course

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARA 211 Intermediate Arabic I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ARA 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2009

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 be able to demonstrate simple conversations and read works written in modern standard Arabic. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2012FA New Course

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARA 212 Intermediate Arabic II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ARA 211
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2009

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 demonstrate an ability to conduct conversations and to read literary and non-fiction texts in modern standard Arabic. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2012FA New Course

 

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 111 Intro to Arch Technology 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 112 Constr Matls & Methods 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 113 Residential Arch Tech 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: ARC 112
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers intermediate residential working drawings. Topics include residential plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of residential working drawings that are within accepted architectural standards. Additionally, this course will include topics related to residential design and planning principles.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 131 Building Codes 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 112 or CAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course covers the methods of researching building codes for specific projects. Topics include residential and commercial building codes. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the code constraints governing residential and commercial projects.  Additionally, this course will include topics related to land and development and zoning ordinances.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 132 Specifications and Contracts 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ARC 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the development of written specifications and the implications of different contractual arrangements. Topics include specification development, contracts, bidding material research, and agency responsibilities. Upon completion, students should be able to write a specification section and demonstrate the ability to interpret contractual responsibilities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 141 Elem Structures for Arch 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: ARC 111 and MAT 121 or MAT 171 or MAT 175
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course covers concepts of elementary structures in architecture. Topics include structural form, statics, strength of materials, structural behavior, and the relationship between structures and architectural form. Upon completion, students should be able to size simple structural elements.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 210 Intro to Sustain Design 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2008

This course introduces concepts and principles related to sustainable site development and architectural design. Topics include low impact and sustainable site development, water efficiency, energy efficiency, material and resource management, indoor environmental quality, and return on investment. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate and integrate sustainable design principles into site and architectural design.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 211 Light Constr Technology 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: ARC 112
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers working drawings for light construction. Topics include plans, elevations, sections and details; schedules; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of working drawings which are within accepted architectural standards. Students will also visit construction sites to view the relationship between the drawn and built environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 212 Commercial Constr Tech 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: ARC 112
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course introduces regional construction techniques for commercial plans, elevations, sections and details. Topics include production of a set of commercial contract documents and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of working drawings in accordance with building codes. Students will also visit construction sites to view the relationship between the drawn and built environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 213 Design Project 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ARC 111 and ARC 112 and ARC 114
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 221 Architectural 3-D CAD 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 114
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces architectural three-dimensional CAD applications. Topics include three-dimensional drawing, coordinate systems, viewing, rendering, modeling and output options. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare architectural threedimensional drawings and renderings. Additionally, students will make a simple animation and explore other computer presentation processes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 230 Environmental Systems 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ARC 111 and MAT 121 or MAT 151 or MAT 161 or MAT 171 or MAT 175
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 231 Arch Presentations 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces architectural presentation techniques. Topics include perspective drawing, shadow projection, texturization, rendered plans, elevations and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to present ideas graphically and do rendered presentation drawings. Additionally, students will incorporate computer technology into the presentation process.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 235 Architectural Portfolio 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the methodology for the creation of an architectural portfolio. Topics include preparation of marketing materials and a presentation strategy using conventional and/or digital design media. Upon completion, students should be able to produce an architectural portfolio of selected projects. Additionally, this course will include topics related to resume and job interview preparation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 240 Site Planning 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111 or LAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 1998

This course introduces the principles of site planning, grading plans and earthwork calculations. Topics include site analysis, site work, site utilities, cut and fill, soil erosion control and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare site development plans and details and perform cut and fill calculations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 250 Survey of Architecture 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the historical trends in architectural form. Topics include historical and current trends in architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of significant historical and current architectural styles.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 111 Art Appreciation Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 116 Survey of American Art NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 118 Art by Women NEW 2013 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2009

This course provides an analytical study of the works of representative female artists. Emphasis is placed on the historical and cultural contexts, themes, and aesthetic features of individual works. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and discuss selected works. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2013FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 121 Design I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2000

This course introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-dimensional art. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements, the principles of visual organization, and the theories of color mixing and interaction. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use critical and analytical approaches as they apply to two-dimensional visual art. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 122 Three-Dimensional Design Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

This course introduces basic studio problems in three-dimensional visual design. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements and organizational principles as applied to mass and space. Upon completion, students should be able to apply three-dimensional design concepts. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 131 Drawing I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the language of drawing and the use of various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on drawing techniques, media, and graphic principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of graphic form and various drawing processes. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 132 Drawing II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues instruction in the language of drawing and the use of various materials. Emphasis is placed on experimentation in the use of drawing techniques, media, and graphic materials. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased competence in the expressive use of graphic form and techniques. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 135 Figure Drawing I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 1999

This course introduces rendering the human figure with various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on the use of the visual elements, anatomy, and proportion in the representation of the draped and undraped figure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in drawing the human figure. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 171 Computer Art I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 131 Local Requirement and ART 135 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2000

This course introduces the use of the computer as a tool for solving visual problems. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals of computer literacy and design through bit-mapped image manipulation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of paint programs, printers, and scanners to capture, manipulate, and output images. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 240 Painting I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the language of painting and the use of various painting materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of various painting techniques, media, and color principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of creative processes directed toward the development of expressive form. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 241 Painting II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a continuing investigation of the materials, processes, and techniques of painting. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of expressive content using a variety of creative processes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the expanded use of form and variety. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 264 Digital Photography I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2004

This course introduces digital photographic equipment, theory and processes. Emphasis is placed on camera operation, composition, computer photo manipulation and creative expression. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully expose, digitally manipulate, and print a well-conceived composition. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 265 Digital Photography II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 264
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2004

This course provides exploration of the concepts and processes of photo manipulation through complex composite images, special effects, color balancing and image/text integration. Emphasis is placed on creating a personal vision and style. Upon completion, students should be able to produce well-executed images using a variety of photographic and photo manipulative approaches. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 281 Sculpture I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course provides an exploration of the creative and technical methods of sculpture with focus on the traditional processes. Emphasis is placed on developing basic skills as they pertain to three-dimensional expression in various media. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence in variety of sculptural approaches. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 282 Sculpture II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 281
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course builds on the visual and technical skills learned in ART 281. Emphasis is placed on developing original solutions to sculptural problems in a variety of media. Upon completion, students should be able to express individual ideas using the techniques and materials of sculpture. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 283 Ceramics I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 284 Ceramics II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 283
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces an overall view of modern astronomy. Topics include an overview of the solar system, the sun, stars, galaxies, and the larger universe. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the universe around them. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/ mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: AST 111
Effective Term: Summer 1997

The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 111. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which enhance the materials presented in AST 111 and which provide practical experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the universe around them. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/ mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 112 Painting & Refinishing II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AUB 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 114 Special Finishes 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: AUB 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 132 Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AUB 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 134 Autobody MIG Welding 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the terms and procedures for welding the various metals found in today’s autobody repair industry with an emphasis on personal/environmental safety. Topics include safety and precautionary measures, setup/operation of MIG equipment, metal identification methods, types of welds/joints, techniques, inspection methods and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of welding operations and safety procedures according to industry standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 141 Mech & Elec Components I 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the basic principles of automotive mechanical and electrical components. Topics include personal and environmental safety and suspension and steering, electrical, brake, heating and air-conditioning, cooling, drive train, and restraint systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify system components and perform basic system diagnostic checks and/or repairs according to industry standards.

2012FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 142 Mech & Elec Components II 3 9 0 6
Prerequisites: AUB 141
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an in-depth study of automotive mechanical and electrical systems. Topics include personal and environmental safety and suspension and steering, electrical, brake, heating and air-conditioning, cooling, drive train, restraint, fuel intake, and exhaust systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the operation, inspections, and repair of automotive mechanical and electrical systems.

2012FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 160 Body Shop Operations 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the day-to-day operations of autobody repair facilities. Topics include work habits and ethics, customer relations, equipment types, materials cost and control, policies and procedures, shop safety and liabilities and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the general operating policies and procedures associated with an autobody repair facility.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUC 111 Auto Customizing Research 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2006

This course covers planning, designs, and research used in automotive customizing. Emphasis is placed on auto customization planning, cost analysis, creative design techniques, and research of available add-on components used in auto customizing. Upon completion, students should be able to develop designs and prepare cost analyses incorporated into a plan of action for customizing vehicles.

2012FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUC 112 Auto Custom Fabrication 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2006

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

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUC 117 Custom Airbrushing 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2011

This course covers custom airbrushing techniques, finish application, and equipment selection. Emphasis is placed on the design and application of custom airbrushing techniques and proper equipment maintenance. Upon completion, students should be able to design and apply custom air brush graphics using a variety of techniques.

2012FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUC 285 Auto Custom Design Proj 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2011

This course provides the opportunity to design and construct an instructor-approved project. Emphasis is placed on selection, proposal, design construction, testing, and documentation of the approved project. Upon completion, students should be able to present and demonstrate an operational project.

2012FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 110 Intro to Auto Technology 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers workplace safety, hazardous material and environmental regulations, use of hand tools, service information resources, basic concepts, systems, and terms of automotive technology. Topics include familiarization with vehicle systems along with identification and proper use of various automotive hand and power tools. Upon completion, students should be able to describe safety and environmental procedures, terms associated with automobiles, identify and use basic tools and shop equipment. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 113 Automotive Servicing I 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is a lab used as an alternative to co-op placement. Emphasis is placed on shop operations, troubleshooting, testing, adjusting, repairing, and replacing components using appropriate test equipment and service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform a variety of automotive repairs using proper service procedures and to operate appropriate equipment. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 114 Safety and Emissions 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers the laws, procedures, and specifications needed to perform a North Carolina State Safety and Emissions inspection. Topics include brake, steering and suspension, lighting, horn, windshield wiper, tire, mirrors, and emission control devices inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to perform complete and thorough North Carolina State Safety and Emissions inspections. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 114A Safety and Emissions Lab 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 114
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is an optional lab that allows students to enhance their understanding of North Carolina State Emissions Inspection failures. Topics include evaporative, positive crankcase ventilation, exhaust gas recirculation and exhaust emissions systems operation, including catalytic converter failure diagnosis. Upon completion, students should be able to employ diagnostic strategies to repair vehicle emissions failures resulting from North Carolina State Emissions inspection. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers the theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of internal combustion engines and related systems. Topics include fundamental operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service information. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 116
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: AUT 141A Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers principles of operation, types, and diagnosis/ repair of suspension and steering systems to include steering geometry. Topics include manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163

2012FA New Local Coreq: AUT 141A



Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 141
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 151 Brake Systems 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers principles of operation and types, diagnosis, service, and repair of brake systems. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock and parking brake systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems.
This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: AUT 151
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 161 Basic Auto Electricity 4 3 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 163 Adv Auto Electricity 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 161
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers electronic theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis, repair, and replacement of electronics, lighting, gauges, horn, wiper, accessories, and body modules. Topics include networking and module communication, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair wiring, lighting, gauges, accessories, modules, and electronic concerns. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 171 Auto Climate Control 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers the theory of refrigeration and heating, electrical/ electronic/pneumatic controls, and diagnosis/repair of climate control systems. Topics include diagnosis and repair of climate control components and systems, recovery/recycling of refrigerants, and safety and environmental regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the operation, diagnose, and safely service climate control systems using appropriate tools, equipment, and service information. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 181 Engine Performance I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers the introduction, theory of operation, and basic diagnostic procedures required to restore engine performance to vehicles equipped with complex engine control systems. Topics include an overview of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems and emission control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to describe operation and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel and emission related driveability problems using appropriate test equipment/service information. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 181A Engine Performance 1 Lab 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 181
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to coop placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include overviews of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems and emission control devices and emerging engine performance technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to describe operation and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel and emission related driveability problems using appropriate test equipment/ service information. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AUT 181
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 213 Automotive Servicing 2 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is a lab used as an alternative to co-op placement. Emphasis is placed on shop operations, troubleshooting, testing, adjusting, repairing, and replacing components using appropriate test equipment and service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform a variety of automotive repairs using proper service procedures and to operate appropriate equipment. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 221 Auto Transm/Transaxles 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 110 Local Requirement and AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of automatic transmissions/transaxles. Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical/electronic operation of automatic drive trains and the use of appropriate service tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operational theory, diagnose, and repair automatic drive trains. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 221A Auto Transm/Transax Lab 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 221
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical/electronic operation of automatic drive trains and the use of appropriate service tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair automatic drive trains.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 231 Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course covers the operation, diagnosis, and repair of manual transmissions/transaxles, clutches, driveshafts, axles, and final drives. Topics include theory of torque, power flow, and manual drive train service and repair using appropriate service information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operational theory, diagnose and repair manual drive trains. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 231A Man Trans/Ax Drtrians Lab 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 231
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is an optional lab for the program that needs to meet NATEF hour standards but does not have a co-op component in the program. Topics include manual drive train diagnosis, service and repair using appropriate service information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair manual drive trains.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 283 Adv Auto Electronics 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 161
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers advanced electronic systems on automobiles. Topics include microcontrollers, on-board communications, telematics, hybrid systems, navigation, collision avoidance, and electronic accessories. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose electronic systems using appropriate service information, procedures, and equipment and remove/replace/reprogram controllers, sensors, and actuators. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 285 Intro to Alternative Fuels 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 161 Local Requirement and AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is an overview of alternative fuels and alternative fueled vehicles. Topics include composition and use of alternative fuels, including compressed natural gas, propane, biodiesel, ethanol, electric, hydrogen, synthetic fuels, and vehicles that use alternative fuels. Upon completion, students should be able to identify alternative fuel vehicles, explain how each alternative fuel delivery system works, and make minor repairs. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BAF 143 Financial Planning 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the perspectives, principles, and practices of financial planning. Topics include investment, retirement, tax, and estate planning. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the process that looks at a customer’s financial picture and recommend strategies to achieve the customer’s objectives.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 094 Concepts of Human Biology 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ENG 095 or RED 090
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 110 Principles of Biology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-science majors. Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell biology, metabolism, genetics, taxonomy, evolution, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased knowledge and better understanding of biology as it applies to everyday life. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 111 General Biology I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 112 General Biology II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 120 Introductory Botany Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 111 and BIO 112 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure and function of plants. Topics include reproduction and development of seed and non-seed plants, levels of organization, form and function of systems, and a survey of major taxa. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of plant form and function, including selected taxa of both seed and non-seed plants. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 130 Introductory Zoology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 111 and BIO 112 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure and function of major animal phyla. Emphasis is placed on levels of organization, reproduction and development, comparative systems and a survey of selected phyla. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of animal form and function including comparative systems of selected groups. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 140 Environmental Biology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: BIO 140A Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/ mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: BIO 140
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 146 Regional Natural History Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is an interdisciplinary and historical analysis of the natural resources of the region. Emphasis is placed on geology, climate, forest systems, watersheds, water resources, and fish and wildlife resources of the region. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of the natural history and the integration of the natural resources of the region. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 163 Basic Anat & Physiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 4 2 0 5
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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, acidbase 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. Enrollment in this course more than twice by written permission of the department chair only. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/ or elective course requirement. For students that have not had high school chemistry and anatomy and physiology, it is strongly recommended that they take BIO 094 and CHM 090 prior to enrolling in this course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 165 Anatomy and Physiology I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement. The focus of this course is on the anatomy and fundamental physiology of all body systems and the cell; students may receive transfer credit for this course only when taken together with BIO 166 at the same college. For students that have not had high school chemistry and anatomy and physiology, it is strongly recommended that they take BIO 094 and CHM 090 prior to enrolling in this course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 166 Anatomy and Physiology II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 165
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement. The focus of this course is on the physiology of all body systems and the cell with a review of anatomical structures; students may receive transfer credit for this course only when taken together with BIO 165 at the same college.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 175 General Microbiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 111 or BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2004

This course covers principles of microbiology with emphasis on microorganisms and human disease. Topics include an overview of microbiology and aspects of medical microbiology, identification and control of pathogens, disease transmission, host resistance and immunity. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of microorganisms and the disease process as well as aseptic and sterile techniques. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 240 Waste Management NEW 2012 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 111 or BIO 140 and BIO 140A
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course is a study of human use of and impact on the environment. Topics include how human activities can negatively affect the land and water and how to avoid and cope with waste problems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify both hazardous and nonhazardous waste products and solutions for their management. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

New Course 2013FA


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 250 Genetics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers principles of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell genetics. Emphasis is placed on the molecular basis of heredity, chromosome structure, patterns of Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance, evolution and biotechnological applications. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and describe genetic phenomena and demonstrate knowledge of important genetic principles. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 265 Cell Biology NEW 2013 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 111 or BIO 275 or BIO 280
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2010

This course provides an in-depth study of cellular organization and communication, biochemical cell processes, and cellular growth, replication and death. Topics include organelle structure and function, nucleic acid and protein synthesis, gene organization and regulation, cell signaling mechanisms, bioenergetics, cell motility and apoptosis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of cell structure and function and lab skills including microscopy, cell culture, and molecular biology techniques. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2013FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 271 Pathophysiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 163 or BIO 166 or BIO 169
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an in-depth study of human pathological processes and their effects on homeostasis. Emphasis is placed on interrelationships among organ systems in deviations from homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of pathophysiology. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 275 Microbiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 111 or BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2010

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 285 Research and Measurement Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement and Take One Set: Set 1: BIO 112 and CHM 132 or Set 2: BIO 112 and CHM 152 or Set 3: BIO 120 and CHM 132 or Set 4: BIO 120 and CHM 152 or Set 5: BIO 130 and CHM 132 or Set 6: BIO 130 and CHM 152
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2012

This course provides an intensive laboratory experience with an investigative approach. Emphasis is placed on the use of various laboratory equipment and field techniques to enhance research and measurement competencies in ecology, natural resources and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competencies with laboratory equipment and prepare a presentation of a selected research topic. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course Version


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 111 Intro to Biomed Field Instructional Service Agreement 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2011

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 112 Hospital Safety & Standards Instructional Service Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers national, state, and local standards pertaining to hospital safety. Topics include electrical safety, gas safety, SMDA reporting, and JCAHO and FPA compliance. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct PM and safety inspections in compliance with safety regulations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 120 Biomedical Anatomy & Phy Instructional Service Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a basic study of human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on biomonitoring of body systems. Topics include homeostasis; cells and tissues; and the structure, function, and monitoring of body systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the structure, function, and biomedical monitoring of human body systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 211 Biomedical Measurements Instructional Service Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the human-instrument system and problems encountered in attempting to obtain measurements from a living body. Topics include electrodes, transducers, instrumentation, amplifiers, electrocardiographs, monitors, recorders, defibrillators, ESU units, and related equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 212 BMET Instrumentation I Instructional Service Agreement 3 6 0 6
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 213 BMET Instrumentation II Instructional Service Agreement 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: BMT 212
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued study of theory of operation, circuit analysis, troubleshooting techniques, and medical applications for a variety of instruments and devices. Topics include instruments found in clinical laboratories, intensive care units, and research facilities. Upon completion, students should be able to repair, calibrate, and certify that instrumentation meets manufacturers’ original specifications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 223 Imaging Tech/Laser Fund Instructional Service Agreement 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers techniques associated with X-Ray, CT Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and ultrasound, along with fundamental concepts and applications of medical lasers. Topics include radiation interaction with matter, X-Ray emissions, beam restricting devices, laser energy generation, and laser usage in surgery and other related medical procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the operation of imaging devices, evaluate, calibrate, align, and provide safety instruction in usage of medical lasers.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 225 Biomed Troubleshooting Instructional Service Agreement 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course is designed to provide students with basic problem solving skills, and to track down and identify problems frequently encountered with medical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on developing logical troubleshooting techniques using technical manuals, flowcharts, and schematics, to diagnose equipment faults. Upon completion, students should be able to logically diagnose and isolate faults, and perform repairs to meet manufacturer specifications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPR 111 Blueprint Reading 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic principles of blueprint reading. Topics include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret basic blueprints and visualize the features of a part.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPR 115 Elc/Fluid Power Diagrams 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers sketching of detail and assembly drawings and drawings and reading of hydraulic, pneunmatic, electrical, mechanical, and piping schematics. Emphasis is placed on interpretaion and communications skills utilizing sketches, symbols, diagrams, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to read, demonstrate an understanding of, tha draw sketches and schematics commonly used in industry.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPR 121 Blueprint Reading: Mech 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: BPR 111 or MAC 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the interpretation of intermediate blueprints. Topics include tolerancing, auxiliary views, sectional views and assembly drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret a mechanical working drawing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Const 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the interpretation of blueprints and specifications that are associated with the construction trades. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of details for foundations, floor plans, elevations and schedules. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret a set of construction blueprints.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPR 135 Schematics & Diagrams 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces schematics and diagrams used in a variety of occupations. Topics include interpretation of wiring diagrams, assembly drawings, exploded views, sectional drawings, and service manuals, specifications, and charts. Upon completion, students should be able to research and locate components and assemblies denoting factory specifications and requirements from service and repair manuals.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 110 Intro to Broadcasting 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the field of broadcasting and other elThis course introduces the field of broadcasting and other electronic media. Emphasis is placed on the history, development, and current status of radio, television, and related industries. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of regulations, organizational structure, revenue sources, historical development, and on-going operation of broadcasting and related industries.ectronic media. Emphasis is placed on the history, development, and current status of radio, television, and related industries. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of regulations, organizational structure, revenue sources, historical development, and on-going operation of broadcasting and related industries.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 111 Broadcast Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers judicial, legislative, and administrative policies pertinent to the ethical and legal operation of broadcast and other electronic media organizations. Emphasis is placed on legal and ethical issues including First Amendment protection, FCC regulations, copyright, and libel laws. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the historical significance and modern-day application of important broadcast laws and policies.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 112 Broadcast Writing 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces proper copy and script writing techniques and formats for radio, television, and other electronic media. Emphasis is placed on creating effective scripts for programs and promotional materials, including commercial and public radio service announcements for a specific target audience. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and write copy and scripts according to standard industry formats.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 113 Broadcast Sales 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers sales principles applicable to radio, television, cable, and other electronic media. Emphasis is placed on prospecting and servicing accounts, developing clients, and preparing sales presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to create a sales presentation based upon standard ratings reports, prospect for new customers, and understand account management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 115 Public Relations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the art and science of analyzing trends, predicting their consequences, counseling organizations, and implementing actions to serve organizational and public interests. Emphasis is placed on identifying public needs, conducting and analyzing research, writing and communicating information, maintaining media relations, and creating an organizational crisis plan. Upon completion, students should be able to summarize public relations history, conduct research, develop press releases, create printed material, and formulate a crisis plan.

2011FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 121 Broadcast Speech I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers basic preparation and performance of on-air talents’ speaking quality. Emphasis is placed on developing a pleasant and efficient voice with techniques applied to taped news, features, commercial copy, and announcing. Upon completion, students should be able to show improvement and aptitude in proper articulation, pronunciation, rate of delivery, pitch, breathing techniques, inflection, projection, and phrasing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 122 Broadcast Speech II 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: BPT 121
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers basic and advanced preparation and performance of on-air speech. Emphasis is placed on enhancing a pleasant, effective voice with techniques applied to impromptu speaking, radio plays, and taped presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to employ proper articulation, pronunciation, rate of delivery, phrasing, and other voice techniques in a professional manner.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 131 Audio/Radio Production I 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the creation, development, production, and presentation of audio programming elements for broadcast and/or other electronic media applications. Emphasis is placed on the proper operation of professional audio equipment and the study of basic physical behavior and perceptual effects of sound. Upon completion, students should be able to correctly operate audio recording and playback equipment and demonstrate an understanding of the basic components of sound.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 132 Audio/Radio Production II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BPT 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course cover the use of advanced audio production techniques in broadcast and/or other electronic media applications. Topics include basic audio signal processing equipment and analog and digital professional audio recording and playback equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to optimize the use of professional audio equipment in the production of effective audio programming.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 135 Radio Performance I 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an opportunity to operate the college radio station as an announcer/board operator. Emphasis is placed on operating control-room equipment, logging transmitter readings, EBS tests, reading news, and broadcasting free of interruptions. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare music, public service announcements, and promos for timely broadcast; introduce songs/programs smoothly; and follow FCC rules.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 136 Radio Performance II 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: BPT 135
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an opportunity to operate the college radio station as an announcer/board operator. Emphasis is placed on operating control-room equipment, logging transmitter readings, EBS tests, reading news, and broadcasting free of interruptions. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare music, public service announcements, and promos for timely broadcast; introduce songs/programs smoothly; and follow FCC rules.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 137 Radio Performance III 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: BPT 136
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an opportunity to operate the college radio station as an announcer/board operator. Emphasis is placed on operating control-room equipment, logging transmitter readings, EBS tests, reading news, and broadcasting free of interruptions. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare music, public service announcements, and promos for timely broadcast; introduce songs/programs smoothly; and follow FCC rules.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 140 Intro to TV Systems Coming Soon! 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces technical systems that allow production, transmission, and reception of television and other video media. Emphasis is placed on identifying components and equipment, describing their function within the video chain, and troubleshooting problems within the signal flow. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of components and equipment in the video chain and provide basic preventive maintenance on equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 210 Broadcast Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers management duties within the fields of broadcasting and other electronic media. Emphasis is placed on the management of broadcast stations and cable systems, including financial, personnel, news, sales, and promotion management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of successful station operation, including key management concepts and strategies.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 215 Broadcast Programming 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers programming methods, research, and resources needed to provide programs for radio, television, cable, and satellite target audiences. Topics include market research and analysis; local, network, and public station programming and program sources; and scheduling procedures for electronic media. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a programming format or schedule.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 220 Broadcast Marketing 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces broadcast marketing, including cultivating an audience, building an identity, and servicing customers. Topics include the use of effective promotional tools, marketing research, rating analysis, and the development of a unified marketing plan. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a broadcast marketing plan.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 231 Video/TV Production I 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the language of film/video, shot composition, set design, lighting, production planning, scripting, editing, and operation of video and television production equipment. Emphasis is placed on mastering the body of knowledge and techniques followed in producing all forms of video and television production. Upon completion, students should be able to produce basic video and television productions in a team environment.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 232 Video/TV Production II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BPT 231
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers advanced video and television production. Emphasis is placed on field production, post-production, digital video effects, graphics, and multi-camera productions. Upon completion, students should be able to create productions that optimize the use of studio, field, and post-production equipment.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 235 TV Performance I 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides hands-on experience in the operation of television studios and/or stations. Emphasis is placed on the application of skills through direct participation in the production or distribution of television programs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in performing key station and/or studio duties.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 236 TV Performance II 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: BPT 235
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides hands-on experience in the operation of television studios and/or stations. Emphasis is placed on the application of skills through direct participation in the production or distribution of television programs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in performing key station and/or studio duties.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 241 Broadcast Journalism I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces broadcast journalism, including the gathering, writing, delivery, editing, and production of news stories and reports. Emphasis is placed on proper news writing skills, including the creation of good leads and complete stories in the production of radio voicers and reports. Upon completion, students should be able to write broadcast news scripts and produce radio news reports and newscasts.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 250 Institutional Video 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers development and production of non-broadcast video productions for clients. Emphasis is placed on satisfying client objectives, including interviewing, research, site surveying, script review, photography, and post-production. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, write, shoot, and edit an institutional video designed to meet a client's objectives.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 255 Computer-Based Production 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers digital systems used for video, audio, and multimedia production. Emphasis is placed on computer-based tools integrating digital production with analog broadcast-related production. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and operate basic tools for video graphics, video capture, multimedia authoring, sound capture, and digital audio production.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 285 Broadcast Prod Capstone 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: BPT 132 or BPT 232
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course provides an opportunity to complete a broadcast production from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on planning/budgets, production, post-production and distribution. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, produce and distribute a broadcast production.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 150 Bioethics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: RED 090
Effective Term: Fall 2005

This course introduces the current ethics issues surrounding the biotechnology industries. Topics will include risk assessment, the relationships between science, technology, and society, and the effects of new biotechnology products upon the natural world. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and critical thinking skills in decision-making related to bioethical issues.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 181 Basic Lab Techniques 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic skills and knowledge necessary in a biological or chemical laboratory. Emphasis is placed on good manufacturing practices, safety, solution preparation, and equipment operation and maintenance following standard operating procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and perform basic laboratory procedures using labware, solutions and equipment according to prescribed protocols.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 250 Principles of Genetics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2005

This course covers the basic principles of genetics. Topics will include Mendelian inheritance, gene mapping, molecular genetics, regulation of gene expression, population genetics, quantitative genetics, and the genetics of cancer. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of genetics and the principles of heredity.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 270 Recombinant DNA Tech 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 250 or BIO 250 and BTC 181
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course covers basic methods in biotechnology for the manipulation of nucleic acids. Emphasis is placed on topics concerning techniques used in recombinant DNA technology, including PCR, restriction digests, mapping, cloning, and forensics. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the theory, practice, and application of recombinant DNA techniques.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 281 Bioprocess Techniques 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 181
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers processes used in the production of biomolecules. Emphasis is placed on the production, characterization, and purification of biological products using fermentation, centerfugation, filtration, electrophoresis, and other techniques used in industry. Upon completion, students should be able to produce biological products using the various methods of bioprocessing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 282 Biotech Fermentation I 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 181
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course provides an introduction to fermentor classification and configuration for small-scale laboratory processes utilizing prokaryotic organisms to demonstrate techniques used in fermentation procedures. Topics include batch process records, fermentor design, fermentation theory, and medium formulation, as well as techniques used for cell harvesting, cell disruption and fractionation methods. Upon completion, students should be able to set up a fermentor; grow prokaryotic cells, and isolate and collect various fractions derived from fermentation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 283 Biotech Fermentation II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 282
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course introduces techniques for recovery of fermentation products to include removal of insoluables, product isolation, high resolutions techniques and product polishing using eukaryotic cells. Topics include filter design, separation processes such as flocculation, coagulation, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, different types of chromatography and emerging technologies for product recovery. Upon completion, students should be able to perform eukaryotic cell cultivation and various separation techniques used in small-scale fermentation with an understanding of scale-up procedures.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 285 Cell Culture 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 175 or BIO 275
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2005

This course introduces the theory and practices required to successfully initiate and maintain plant and animal cell cultures. Topics include aseptic techniques, the growth environment, routine maintenance of cell cultures, specialized culture techniques, and various applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to grow, maintain, and manipulate cells in culture.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 286 Immunological Techniques 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 285
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the principles and practices of modern immunology, including the interactions between the various cellular and chemical components of the immune response. Topics include antigens, humoral immunity, cellular immunity, complement, immunological assays, and hybridoma use and production. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the immune response, perform immunological assays, and make monoclonal antibody-producing hybridomas.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 288 Biotech Lab Experience 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: BIO 250 or BTC 270 and BIO 285
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2005

This course provides an opportunity to pursue an individual laboratory project in biotechnology. Emphasis is placed on developing, performing, and maintaining records of a project in a specific area of interest. Upon completion, students should be able to complete the project with accurate records and demonstrate an understanding of the process.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 110 Introduction to Business Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 115 Business Law I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BUS 115
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues the study of ethics and business law. Emphasis is placed on bailments, sales, risk-bearing, forms of business ownership, and copyrights. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical issues and laws covered to selected business decision-making situations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 135 Principles of Supervision 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 137 Principles of Management Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 139 Entrepreneurship I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

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

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 147 Business Insurance 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course surveys the basic concepts of risk management. Topics include principles and applications of health, property, life, and casualty insurance. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate different insurance needs and assist an organization in acquiring adequate insurance coverage.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 148 Survey of Real Estate 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 151 People Skills 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 152 Human Relations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the concepts of effective human interaction in the business work environment. Topics include effective communication techniques, motivation, ego states, stress, and conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the importance of human relations, apply motivational techniques, and implement strategies for resolving work-related conflicts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 173 Procurement Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2007

This course examines purchasing and materials management including function, organization, quality and quantity considerations, pricing policies, supplier selection, and ethical and legal implications. Topics include purchasing procedures, value analysis, inventory control, logistics, capital equipment, budgets, and institutional and governmental purchasing practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and techniques of purchasing and materials management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 217 Employment Law and Regs 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the principle laws and regulations affecting public and private organizations and their employees or prospective employees. Topics include fair employment practices, EEO, affirmative action, and employee rights and protections. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate organization policy for compliance and assure that decisions are not contrary to law.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 225 Business Finance 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 230 Small Business Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 231 Computerized Inventory 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120 and CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an overview of inventory procedures as related to management decisions. Emphasis is placed on general terms, methods, techniques, and computer applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply inventory principles and processes in the workplace.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 234 Training and Development 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers developing, conducting, and evaluating employee training with attention to adult learning principles. Emphasis is placed on conducting a needs assessment, using various instructional approaches, designing the learning environment, and locating learning resources. Upon completion, students should be able to design, conduct, and evaluate a training program.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 238 Integrated Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BUS 137
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a management simulation exercise in which students make critical managerial decisions based upon the situations that arise in operating competitive business enterprises. Topics include operations management, forecasting, budgeting, purchasing, facility layout, aggregate planning, and work improvement techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the variety of analytical and decision-making requirements that will be faced in a business.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 239 Bus Applications Seminar NEW 2013 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ACC 120, BUS 115, BUS 137, MKT 120, and (ECO 151, ECO 251 or ECO 252)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is designed as a capstone course for Business Administration majors. Emphasis is placed on decision making in the areas of management, marketing, production, purchasing, and finance. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the techniques, processes, and vital professional skills needed in the work place.

2013FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 245 Entrepreneurship II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BUS 139
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is designed to allow the student to develop a business plan. Topics include the need for a business plan, sections of the plan, writing the plan, and how to find assistance in preparing the plan. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement a business plan based on sound entrepreneurship principles.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 251 Business Psychology 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an overview of organizational psychology in a business setting. Topics include employee motivation, organizational structure, leadership, conflict resolution, and job satisfaction. Upon completion, students should be able to interact effectively within a business organization.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 253 Leadership and Mgt Skills 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course includes a study of the qualities, behaviors, and personal styles exhibited by leaders. Emphasis is placed on coaching, counseling, team building, and employee involvement. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and exhibit the behaviors needed for organizational effectiveness.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 257 Testing and Assessment 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course presents the tools and techniques human resource managers use for selection, advancement, research, and evaluation. Emphasis is placed on using valid and reliable testing methods, attitude surveys, performance appraisal instruments, and decision-making tools. Upon completion, students should be able to use the methods covered in the course to collect and analyze information for management decision making.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 270 Professional Development 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides basic knowledge of self-improvement techniques as related to success in the professional world. Topics include positive human relations, job-seeking skills, and projecting positive self-image. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competent personal and professional skills necessary to get and keep a job.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course introduces the student to the carpentry trade. Topics include duties of a carpenter, hand and power tools, building materials, construction methods, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to identify hand and power tools, common building materials, and basic construction methods.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3 15 0 8
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course introduces the theory and construction methods associated with the building industry, including framing, materials, tools and equipment. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundations, construction framing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely lay out and perform basic framing skills with supervision.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 112 Carpentry II 3 15 0 8
Prerequisites: CAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course covers the advanced theory and construction methods associated with the building industry including framing and exterior finishes. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, measurement and layout, construction framing, exterior trim and finish, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely frame and apply exterior finishes to a residential building with supervision.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 113 Carpentry III 3 9 0 6
Prerequisites: CAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers interior trim and finishes. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, measurement and layout, specialty framing, interior trim and finishes, cabinetry, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely install various interior trim and finishes in a residential building with supervision.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 114 Residential Bldg Codes 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers building codes and the requirements of state and local construction regulations. Emphasis is placed on the minimum requirements of the North Carolina building codes related to residential structures. Upon completion, students should be able to determine if a structure is in compliance with North Carolina building codes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 115 Res Planning/Estimating 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BPR 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers project planning, management, and estimating for residential or light commercial buildings. Topics include planning and scheduling, interpretation of working drawings and specifications, estimating practices, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform quantity take-offs and cost estimates.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 210 CT Physics & Equipment 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 210A CT Physics & Equip Lab 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

This course provides the opportunity to apply knowledge gained from classroom instruction to the computed tomography clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on system components and operation, and exposes the student to the clinical applications of the equipment that comprise CT. Upon completion, students should be able to assume a variety of duties and responsibilities within the computed tomography clinical environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 211 CT Procedures 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CAT 210
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 212 CT Sectional-Anatomy 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

This course is designed to cover aspects of cross-sectional anatomy as related to the CT imaging process. Emphasis is placed on the function and identification of anatomical structures within the head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system visualized on CT images. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate all knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy into the routine CT imaging process.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 214 CT Pathology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of common diseases diagnosable using CT. Emphasis is placed on the examination and demonstration of each disease or trauma process from its description, etiology, associated symptoms, and diagnosis with appearance on CT. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and define terms associated with pathologies on CT.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 215 CT Procedures 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of CT procedures that include patient care, patient assessment, basic pharmacology, medical ethics and law, and scanning procedures. Emphasis is placed on patient care and assessment as it relates to CT, contrast reaction protocols, proper use, and administration of both oral and intravenous contrast agents as used in CT. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and demonstrate proper CT procedures, patient care and assessment, proper use of CT contrast agents.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 221 CT Clinical Practicum 0 0 3 1
Prerequisites: CAT 210
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 224 CT Clinical Practicum 0 0 12 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 226 CT Clinical Practicum 0 0 18 6
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 228 CT Clinical Practicum 0 0 24 8
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 261 CT Exam Prep 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

This course is a review of the components specific to CT imaging technology as practiced in didactic and clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on content specifications of the ARRT post primary certification in CT. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the topics presented for successful completion of the ARRT post-primary certification exam.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 110 Intro to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course introduces and explains the various types of offenses that qualify as cyber crime activity. Emphasis is placed on identifying cyber crime activity and the response to these problems from both the private and public domains. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately describe and define cyber crime activities and select an appropriate response to deal with the problem.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 112 Ethics and High Technology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standard practices applicable to technological investigations and computer privacy issues relative to the cyber crime investigator. Topics include illegal and unethical investigative activities, end-justifying-the-means issues, and privacy issues of massive personal database information gathered by governmental sources. Upon completion, students should be able to examine their own value system and apply ethical considerations in identifiable cyber crime investigations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 121 Computer Crime Invest 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 231 Technology Crimes & Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

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.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 250 Network Vulnerabilities I 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: NET 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course introduces students to penetration testing, network vulnerabilities, and hacking. Topics include an overview of traditional network security, system hardening, and known weaknesses. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate weaknesses of traditional and wireless network for the purpose of incident response, reconstruction, and forensic investigation.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 289 Capstone Project 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: CCT 220 OR CCT 231
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides experience in cyber crime investigations or technology security audits in either the public or private domain. Emphasis is placed on student involvement with businesses or agencies dealing with technology security issues or computer crime activities. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully analyze, retrieve erased evidence and testify in mock proceedings against these criminal entrepreneurs.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CET 111 Computer Upgrade/Repair I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers repairing, servicing, and upgrading computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics include CPU/memory/bus identification, disk subsystems, hardware/ software installation/configuration, common device drivers, data recovery, system maintenance, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely repair and/or upgrade computer systems to perform within specifications. This course is limited to students currently admitted to the Computer Engineering Technology or Electronics Engineering Technology programs.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CET 211 Computer Upgrade/Repair II 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CET 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CET 212 Integrated Mfg Systems 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ELN 237 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers computer topics related to integrated manufacturing systems common to current manufacturing facilities. Topics include robot programming, automated control systems, PLCs, data communication, and networking in an integrated manufacturing environment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to program robots using teaching pendants and troubleshoot and maintain network installations related to integrated manufacturing systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CET 222 Computer Architecture 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ELC 127 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the organization and design philosophy of computer systems with respect to resource management, throughput, and operating system interaction. Topics include instruction sets, registers, data types, memory management, virtual memory, cache, storage management, multi-processing, and pipelining. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate system hardware and resources for installation and configuration purposes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHI 111 Elementary Chinese I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHI 112 Elementary Chinese II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHI 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHI 211 Intermediate Chinese I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHI 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHI 212 Intermediate Chinese II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHI 211
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 090 Chemistry Concepts 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a non-laboratory based introduction to basic concepts of chemistry. 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 necessary for success in college-level science courses.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 130 Gen, Org, & Biochemistry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: CHM 130A Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a survey of basic facts and principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. Topics include measurement, molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, solutions, acid-base chemistry, gas laws, and the structure, properties, and reactions of major organic and biological groups. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 130A Gen, Org, & Biochemistry Lab Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: CHM 130
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a laboratory for CHM 130. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 130. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 130. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: CHM 131A Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: CHM 131
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 131. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 131. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 131 and CHM 131A or CHM 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 151 General Chemistry I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: MAT 080 Local Requirement and RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/ mathematics.  Either High School Chemistry of CHM 090 is strongly recommended.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 152 General Chemistry II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/ mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 251 Organic Chemistry I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 152
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers; further topics include isomerization, stereochemistry, and spectroscopy. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of covered organic topics as needed in CHM 252. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 252 Organic Chemistry II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 251
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continuation of the systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, amines and heterocyclics; multi-step synthesis will be emphasized. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of organic concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 263 Analytical Chemistry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 4 0 5
Prerequisites: CHM 132
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the knowledge and laboratory skills needed to perform chemical analysis. Emphasis is placed on developing laboratory techniques used in the separation, identification, and quantification of selected substances. Upon completion, students should be able to perform laboratory techniques employed in substance identification and volumetric analysis and interpret the results. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 271 Biochemical Principles Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHM 252 and RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

The course covers fundamental principles of biochemistry. Topics include structures, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of biomacromolecules including amino acids, peptides, proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids, enzymatic metabolic pathways, and biochemical genetics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental biochemical processes. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 271A Biochemical Principles Laboratory Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: CHM 252 and RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: CHM 271
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a laboratory for CHM 271. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 271. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 271. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 070 Fundamentals of Computing 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course covers fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of components, overview of operating systems, and other basic computer operations. Upon completion, students should be able to operate computers, access files, print documents and perform basic applications operations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural science/mathematics (Quantitative Option).

2011FA Local prereq added: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.

2011FA Local prereq added: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 113 Computer Basics 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: MAT 070 or MAT 080 or MAT 090 or MAT 095 or MAT 120 or MAT 121 or MAT 161 or MAT 171 or MAT 175 or (DMA 010 and DMA 020 and DMA 030 and DMA 040)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural science/mathematics (Quantitative Option).

2013FA - New State Prereq: (DMA 010 and DMA 020 and DMA 030 and DMA 040)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 277 Network Design & Imp 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course focuses on the design, analysis, and integration of a network operating system. Topics include determination of a directory tree structure and object placement, creation of time synchronization strategy, security, and routing services. Upon completion, students should be able to implement a network design strategy, develop a migration strategy, and create a network implementation schedule.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 100 Basic Law Enforcement Trn 9 30 0 19
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 112 Criminology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 114 Investigative Photography 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course covers the operation of digital photographic equipment and its application to criminal justice. Topics include the use of digital cameras, storage of digital images, the retrieval of digital images and preparation of digital images as evidence. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and explain the role and use of digital photography, image storage and retrieval in criminal investigations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 120 Interview/Interrogations 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 122 Community Policing 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the historical, philosophical, and practical dimensions of community policing. Emphasis is placed on the empowerment of police and the community to find solutions to problems by forming partnerships. Upon completion, students should be able to define community policing, describe how community policing strategies solve problems and compare community policing to traditional policing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 141 Corrections Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 144 Crime Scene Processing 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 145 Crime Scene CAD 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2000

This course introduces the student to CAD software for crime scenes. Topics include drawing, editing, file management and drafting theory and practices. Upon completion, students should be able to produce and plot a crime scene drawing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 146 Trace Evidence 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 151 Intro to Loss Prevention 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the concepts and methods related to commercial and private security systems. Topics include the historical, philosophical, and legal basis of security, with emphasis on security surveys, risk analysis, and associated functions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and understand security systems, risk management, and the laws relative to loss prevention.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 170 Critical Incident Mgmt Pub Saf 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course prepares the student to specialize in the direct response, operations, and management of critical incidents. Emphasis is placed upon the theoretical and applied models to understand and manage disasters, terrorism, and school/work place violence. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify and discuss managerial techniques, legal issues, and response procedures to critical incidents.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 211 Counseling 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic elements of counseling and specific techniques applicable to the criminal justice setting. Topics include observation, listening, recording, interviewing, and problem exploration necessary to form effective helping relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss and demonstrate the basic techniques of counseling.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a study of substance abuse in our society. Topics include the history and classifications of drug abuse and the social, physical and psychological impact of drug abuse. Upon completion, students should be able to identify various types of drugs, their effects on human behavior and society, and treatment modalities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 214 Victimology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 215 Organization & Administration 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the components and functions of organization and administration as it applies to the agencies of the criminal justice system. Topics include operations/functions of organizations; recruiting, training, and retention of personnel; funding and budgeting; communications; span of control and discretion; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss the basic components and functions of a criminal justice organization and its administrative operations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 223 Organized Crime 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 jobrelated 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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 232 Civil Liability 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 233 Correctional Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 241 Community-Based Corrections 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 244 Footwear and Tire Imprints 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 245 Friction Ridge Analysis 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 246 Adv Friction Ridge Analys 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CJC 245
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 251 Forensic Chemistry I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a study of the fundamental concepts of chemistry as it relates to forensic science. Topics include physical and chemical properties of substances, metric measurements, chemical changes, elements, compounds, gases, and atomic structure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of forensic chemistry.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 252 Forensic Chemistry II 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: CJC 251
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a study of specialized areas of chemistry specifically related to forensic science. Topics include properties of light, emission and absorption spectra, spectrophotometry, gas and liquid chromatography, and related topics in organic and biochemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of specialized concepts in forensic chemistry.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 260 Threat Assessment 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2007

This course prepares students to perform extensive security audits for private corporations and for local and state government, identifying weaknesses in their overall security programs. Emphasis will be placed on risk analysis studies that examine the methods, procedures, and systems for security gaps and vulnerabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate all facets of a protective program from corporate disaster response planning to security teams guarding local/state officials. This course is restricted to the Criminal Justice Technology curriculum.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 110 World of Work 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers basic knowledge necessary for gaining and maintaining employment. Topics include job search skills, work ethic, meeting employer expectations, workplace safety, and human relations. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully make the transition from school to work.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0 0 10 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. Students who would like to take a co-op course should contact the co-op office or their program coordinator at least one semester in advance. Registration is subject to meeting eligibility requirements, receiving the recommendation of the appropriate co-op instructor, and obtaining a suitable co-op position.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 112 Co-op Work Experience I 0 0 20 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. Students who would like to take a co-op course should contact the co-op office or their program coordinator at least one semester in advance. Registration is subject to meeting eligibility requirements, receiving the recommendation of the appropriate co-op instructor, and obtaining a suitable co-op position.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 113 Co-op Work Experience I 0 0 30 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 115 Work Exp Seminar I 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: COE 111 or COE 112 or COE 113 or COE 114
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course will allow students to explore and share cooperative work experiences with peers and faculty. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience and developing work related skills to meet the needs of the workforce by implementing effective practices. Upon completion, students will be able to integrate classroom learning with related work experience.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0 0 10 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. Students who would like to take a co-op course should contact the co-op office or their program coordinator at least one semester in advance. Registration is subject to meeting eligibility requirements, receiving the recommendation of the appropriate co-op instructor, and obtaining a suitable co-op position.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 122 Co-op Work Experience II 0 0 20 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. Students who would like to take a co-op course should contact the co-op office or their program coordinator at least one semester in advance. Registration is subject to meeting eligibility requirements, receiving the recommendation of the appropriate co-op instructor, and obtaining a suitable co-op position.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 125 Work Exp Seminar II 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: COE 121 or COE 122 or COE 123 or COE 124
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course will allow students to explore and share cooperative work experiences with peers and faculty. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with work experience and developing work related skills to meet the needs of the workforce by implementing effective practices. Upon completion, students will be able to integrate classroom learning with related work experience.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 131 Co-op Work Experience III 0 0 10 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. Students who would like to take a co-op course should contact the co-op office or their program coordinator at least one semester in advance. Registration is subject to meeting eligibility requirements, receiving the recommendation of the appropriate co-op instructor, and obtaining a suitable co-op position.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 132 Co-op Work Experience III 0 0 20 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. Students who would like to take a co-op course should contact the co-op office or their program coordinator at least one semester in advance. Registration is subject to meeting eligibility requirements, receiving the recommendation of the appropriate co-op instructor, and obtaining a suitable co-op position.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COE 211 Co-op Work Experience IV 0 0 10 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. Students who would like to take a co-op course should contact the co-op office or their program coordinator at least one semester in advance. Registration is subject to meeting eligibility requirements, receiving the recommendation of the appropriate co-op instructor, and obtaining a suitable co-op position.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COM 110 Introduction to Communication Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces the practices and principles of interpersonal communication in both dyadic and group settings. Emphasis is placed on the communication process, perception, listening, selfdisclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of group discussion, and manage conflict in interpersonal communication situations. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts (substitute).


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COM 231 Public Speaking Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 125 Intro to Parallel Program 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2002

This course introduces students to the techniques and tools used to write parallel programs. Topics include principles of parallel program design including architecture, algorithms, performance modeling, parallel programming standards, Message Passing Interface (MPI), OpenMP, API, and modern parallel languages. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss programming issues in a High Performance Computing System.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 134 C++ Programming Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 135 COBOL Programming 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer programming using the COBOL programming language with structured programming principles. Topics include input/output operations, iteration, arithmetic operations, arrays, pointers, filters, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Prog Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer programming using the Visual BASIC programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 142 Visual COBOL Prog 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer programming using the Visual COBOL programming language with structured programming principles. Topics include input/output operations, iteration, arithmetic operations, arrays, pointers, filters, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 143 Object-Oriented Prog 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the concepts of object-oriented programming. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, test, debug, and implement objects at the application level using the appropriate environment.

2011FA New local Prereq: CIS 115


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 151 JAVA Programming Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer programming using the JAVA programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug JAVA language programs. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 153 C# Programming 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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

2011FA New Local Prereq: CIS 115


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 234 Adv C++ Programming 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 134
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is a continuation of CSC 134 using the C++ programming language with standard programming principles. Emphasis is placed on advanced arrays/tables, file management/ processing techniques, data structures, sub-programs, interactive processing, sort/merge routines, and libraries. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug and document programming solutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 235 Adv COBOL Programming 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 135
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is a continuation of CSC 135 using the COBOL programming language with structured programming principles. Emphasis is placed on advanced arrays/tables, file management/ processing techniques, data structures, sub-programs, interactive processing, sort/merge routines, and libraries. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug and document programming solutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 239 Adv Visual BASIC Prog Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 139
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is a continuation of CSC 139 using the Visual BASIC programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 242 Adv Visual COBOL Prog 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 142
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is a continuation of CSC 142 using the Visual COBOL programming language with structured programming principles. Emphasis is placed on advanced arrays/tables, file management/ processing techniques, data structures, sub-programs, interactive processing, sort/merge routines, and libraries. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug and document programming solutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 251 Adv JAVA Programming 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is a continuation of CSC 151 using the JAVA programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 253 Adv C# Programming 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 153
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 258 JAVA Enterprise Programs 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course provides a continuation to CSC 151 using the Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) programming architecture. Topics include distributed network applications, database connectivity, Enterprise Java Beans, servlets, collection frameworks, JNDI, RMI, JSP, multithreading XML and multimedia development. Upon completion, students should be able to program a client/server enterprise application using the JEE framework.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 284 Emerging Comp Prog Tech 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course provides students with the latest technologies and strategies in the field of Computer Programming. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation of developing Computer Programming Technologies and presenting those findings to the class. Upon completion, students should be able to critically analyze emerging Computer Programming Technologies and establish informed opinions.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 289 Programming Capstone Proj 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 285
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTR 115 Clin Research Regulations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2001

This course covers the range of national and international regulations governing the development of drugs, diagnostics, medical devices, and biologics. Topics include a review of the regulatory agencies, guidelines for regulatory application, required documentation, and preparation for compliance audits. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of regulatory processes associated with clinical research and describe effective means of compliance.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTR 120 Research Protocol Design 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2001

This course introduces the student to the scientific development of research protocols and their key elements.  Topics include the differentiation between research design types, rules for writing protocols, ethical considerations relative to research protocols, and the correct preparation of data collection forms.  Upon completion, the student will be able to identify the primary components of protocols and effectively develop a protocol draft.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTR 220 Research Site Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2001

This course covers the guidelines and methodology of research site management and the recruitment of research sites, investigators, and subjects.  Topics include the identification and evaluation of sites and investigators, on-site budget management, and the coordination of subject participation.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the principles and practices of effective research site management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

The course introduces the role of IT in managing business processes and the need for business process and IT alignment. Emphasis is placed on industry need for understanding business challenges and developing/managing information systems to contribute to the decision making process based on these challenges. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the ‘hybrid business manager’ and the potential offered by new technology and systems. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

2011FA New local prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 118 IS Professional Comm 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course prepares the information systems professional to communicate with corporate personnel from management to endusers. Topics include information systems cost justification tools, awareness of personal hierarchy of needs, addressing these needs, and discussing technical issues with non-technical personnel. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate information systems issues to technical and non-technical personnel.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 125 Presentation Graphics 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111 or OST 137
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 155 Tech Support Functions 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 210 Computer Ethics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111 or NET 110 or TNE 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces the student to current legal and ethical issues in the computer/engineering field. Topics include moral reasoning, ethical standards, intellectual property, social issues, encryption, software piracy, constitutional issues, and public policy in related matters. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the moral and social responsibilities and public policy issues facing an industry.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 217 Computer Train/Support 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 220 Adv Hard/Software Support 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course provides advanced knowledge and competencies in hardware and operating system technologies for computer technicians to support personal computers. Emphasis is placed on: configuring and upgrading; diagnosis and troubleshooting; as well as preventive maintenance of hardware and system software. Upon completion, students should be able to install, configure, diagnose, perform preventive maintenance, and maintain basic networking on personal computers.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 230 Advanced Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 240 Project Management 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course introduces computerized project management software. Topics include identifying critical paths, cost management, and problem solving. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a complete project and project time and costs accurately.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 250 User Support & Softw Eval 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 120 and NOS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course provides an opportunity to evaluate software and hardware and make recommendations to meet end-user 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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 255 Adv Tech Supp Functions 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 155
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces a variety of diagnostic and instructional tools that are used to evaluate the performance of technical support technologies. Topics include technical support management techniques, evaluation, and methods of deployment for technical support technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the best technologies to support and solve more complex technical support problems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 286 Network Support 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: NOS 230 or NOS 231
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course provides experience using CD ROM and on-line research tools and hands-on experience for advanced hardware support and troubleshooting. Emphasis is placed on troubleshooting network adapter cards and cabling, network storage devices, the DOS workstation, and network printing. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, diagnose, research, and fix network hardware problems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 287 Emerging Technologies 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 289 System Support Project 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: CTS 285
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 160 CVS Clinical Ed I NEW Version 2013FA 0 4 9 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course provides active participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.

2013FA New version


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 161 CVS Clinical Ed II 0 0 24 8
Prerequisites: CVS 160
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 162 CVS Clinical Ed III 0 0 15 5
Prerequisites: CVS 161
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 163 Echo I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers cardiac anatomy and introduces cardiac scanning techniques. Topics include normal cardiac anatomy, Doppler physics, and 2-D and M-mode imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to perform 2-D and M-mode studies.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 164 Echo II 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: CVS 163
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a continuation of CVS 163 with continued study of 2-D and M-mode imaging. Emphasis is placed on continuous wave, pulsed wave, color, and power Doppler imaging of normal and abnormal cardiac conditions. Upon completion, students should be able to perform and recognize normal and abnormal cardiac studies.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 260 CVS Clinical Ed IV 0 0 24 8
Prerequisites: CVS 162
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued active participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 261 CVS Clinical Ed V 0 0 24 8
Prerequisites: CVS 260
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued active participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 277 Cardiovascular Topics 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: CVS 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2011

This course provides an overview of cardiovascular topics in preparation for certification examinations. Emphasis is placed on registry preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to sit for the registry examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 279 Cardiovascular Physics 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course involves the study of ultrasound physics and instrumentation as it applies to cardiovascular imaging. Emphasis is placed on Doppler physics and performing other cardiac studies. Upon completion, students should be able to understand physical principles and instrumentation used in cardiovascular imaging.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 112 Database Utilization 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111 or OST 137
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces basic database functions and uses. Emphasis is placed on database manipulation with queries, reports, forms, and some table creation. Upon completion, students should be able to enter and manipulate data from the end user mode.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 115 Database Applications 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DBA 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 120 Database Programming I 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 210 Database Administration 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course covers database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include: database administrator (DBA) goals and functions, backup and recovery, standards and procedures, training, and database security and performance evaluations. Upon completion, students should be able to produce functional DBA documentation and administer a database.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 220 Oracle DB Programming II 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DBA 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI frontends and embedded programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an Oracle DBMS application which includes a GUI front-end and report generation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 221 SQL Server DB Prog II 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DBA 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 223 MySQL DB Programming II 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DBA 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 230 Database in Corp Environs 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course covers database systems as they relate to the corporate environment. Topics include knowledge-based, decision-support, and expert systems; database choices; data warehousing; and corporate structure. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and recommend database systems needed by a corporation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 240 Database Analysis/Design 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is an exploration of the established and evolving methodologies for the analysis, design, and development of a database system. Emphasis is placed on business data characteristics and usage, managing database projects, prototyping and modeling, and CASE tools. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, develop, and validate a database implementation plan.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 260 Oracle DBMS Admin 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course examines advanced Oracle database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include backup and recovery, transporting of data between databases, database networking concepts, and resolution of database networking issues. Upon completion, students should be able to manage backup recovery and implement networked database solutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 261 SQL Server DBMS Admin 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course examines advanced SQL Server database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include backup and recovery, transporting of data between databases, database networking concepts, and resolution of database networking issues. Upon completion, students should be able to manage backup recovery and implement networked database solutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 263 MySQL DBMS Admin 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course examines advanced MySQL database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include backup and recovery, transporting of data between databases, database networking concepts, and resolution of database networking issues. Upon completion, students should be able to manage backup recovery and implement networked database solutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 270 Oracle Performance Tuning 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: NOS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course covers Oracle performance tuning concepts and techniques. Topics include database tuning and Oracle performance tools. Upon completion, students should be able to configure and diagnose an Oracle database for optimal performance.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 271 SQL Server Perf Tuning 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: NOS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course covers SQL Server performance tuning concepts and techniques. Topics include database tuning and SQL Server performance tools. Upon completion, students should be able to configure and diagnose an SQL Server database for optimal performance.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 273 MySQL Performance Tuning 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: NOS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course covers MySQL performance tuning concepts and techniques. Topics include database tuning and MySQL performance tools. Upon completion, students should be able to configure and diagnose a MySQL database for optimal performance.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 285 Data Warehousing & Mining 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: NOS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces data warehousing and data mining techniques. Emphasis is placed on data warehouse design, data transference, data cleansing, retrieval algorithms, and mining techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to create, populate, and mine a data warehouse.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 289 Database Project 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: DBA 240 and DBA 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant database systems project with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on written and verbal communication skills, documentation, presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able to present an operational database system which they have created.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDF 211 Design Process I NEW REQUISITE 1 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DFT 121 Local Requirement and DFT 154 Local Requirement and EGR 125 Local Requirement and PHY 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course emphasizes design processes for finished products. Topics include data collection from manuals and handbooks, efficient use of materials, design sketching, specifications, and vendor selection. Upon completion, students should be able to research and plan the design process for a finished product.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DFT 121


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDF 212 Design Process II NEW REQUISITE 1 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DDF 211
Corequisites: MEC 276 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course stresses the integration of various design practices. Emphasis is placed on the creation of an original design. Upon completion, students should be able to apply engineering graphics and design procedures to a design project.

2013FA - New Local Coreq: MEC 276


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDT 110 Developmental Disabilities NEW 2013 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 Local Requirement and RED 090 Local Requirement or DRE 098 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2013FA - New Course

2013FA - New Prereq: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDT 230 Supported Employment NEW 2013 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 Local Requirement and RED 090 Local Requirement or DRE 098 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2002

This course introduces the concept of supported employment and the action steps needed to assist individuals with disabilities to participate in the world of work. Topics include a history of vocational services, supported employment values, organizational marketing, consumer assessment, job development, employment selection, job site training and long term supports. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a customer profile, a marketing plan, and assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.

2013FA - New Course

2013FA - New Prereq: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDT 240 Aging Lifelong Disability NEW 2013 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: DDT 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2005

This course is designued to address issues facing individuals with developmental disabilities who are aging. Emphasis is placed on techniques to develop coalitions between the aging network and service providers, health and wellness strategies, later life planning, and community inclusion. Upon completion, students should be able to identify formal and informal supports and strategies for community inclusion for adults aging with lifelong disabilities.

2013FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 111 Introduction to DEAT NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course is an overview of the digital effects and animation technology field from the most simple processes to the most complex. Topics covered include digitizing existing images, creating digital images, manipulation of images and various forms of computer animation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a vocabulary of the digital effects and animation field and knowledge of outstanding examples of work in the field.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: None: Removed ART 131


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 112 2D Design & Animation I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers the process of creating still graphics and 2D animations for use in video, film or web applications. Topics include multilayering, color correction, alpha channel creation, masking, and keyframing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of 2D animation and add simple special effects and flying text to video, film or web applications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 212 2D Design & Animation II 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers relatively complex applications of 2D design and animation for use in video, film or web applications. Topics will include designing animation that is true to the physics of movement, realism in the movements of animals and people, and combining elements of animation. Upon completion, students should be able to produce short professional level project in 2D animation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 213 3D Design & Animation I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides in-depth demonstration and practice in modeling and texturing in a 3D environment for use in film, video and web applications. Emphasis is placed on understanding the process and various steps involved in the creation of 3Dmodels and text elements for use in 3D animations. Upon completion, students should be able to create, import and manipulate objects in order to demonstrate an understanding of the basics in 3D animation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 214 3D Design & Animation II 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 213
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers animation techniques, morphing and special effects used to complete 3D animation for use in film, video and web application. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge, appropriate use, and application of the animation industry’s latest tools for 3D animation. Upon completion, students should have rendered an entire 3D scene using models and animations created in 3D Animation I.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 215 3D Design & Environments 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: DEA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2008

This course covers animation techniques and special effects used to complete physical environments. Emphasis is placed on the building of architectural and geographical features and environments for animation. Upon completion, students should have created and rendered an architectural or geographical environmental scene using modeling and rendering techniques.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 220 DEAT Compositing 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 112
Corequisites: DEA 212 and DEA 213
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers the process of combining digital elements to create or enhance scenes. Topics include keying techniques, rotoscoping, motion tracking and the use of alpha channels. Upon completion, students should have an understanding and experience in combining elements from bother 2D and 3D applications into one scene.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 221 DEAT Modeling NEW REQUISITE 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course covers the principle and skills involved in the synthetic creation of objects and environments with computers. Topics will include initial form creation, constructing wire models, model interaction and environmental modes. Upon completion, students should be able to crate synthetic objects and environments using surface, solids and other popular modeling techniques.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DEA 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 230 Implementation Project I 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DEA 112
Corequisites: DEA 212 and DEA 220
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant implementation project involving skills and knowledge gained to this point in the DEAT curriculum. Topics include hardware and software systems, digital creation and manipulation of images, editing, multimedia production, animation and the creation of a demo reel. Upon completion, students, should be able to create scenes with computer generated image as in order to demonstrate mastery of material covered in previous and concurrent course work.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 231 Implementation Project II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DEA 230
Corequisites: DEA 214 and DEA 221
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides and opportunity to complete a significant culmination project involving skills and knowledge gained to this point in the DEAT curriculum. Topics include hardware and software systems, digital creation and manipulation of images, editing, multimedia production, 2D animation, 3D animation, online postproduction, and postproduction audio. Upon completion, students should be able to use this project in creating a demonstration reel should be able to use this project in creating a demonstration reel on tape and a compact disk of works completed during the program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 240 DEAT Portfolio Review 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: DEA 230
Corequisites: DEA 221 and DEA 231
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides the opportunity to review and refine selected examples of work for the creation of a digital effects and animation portfolio. Topics include video levels, importing and exporting media, creating and manipulating images, editing techniques, and outputting. Upon completion, students should have a videotape and compact disk of their animations, digital effects, and edited projects to show to potential employers.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 101 Preclinical Procedures 4 6 0 7
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 102 Dental Materials 3 4 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 103 Dental Sciences 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 104 Dental Health Education 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 105 Practice Management 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 106 Clinical Practice I 1 0 12 5
Prerequisites: DEN 101
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 107 Clinical Practice II 1 0 12 5
Prerequisites: DEN 106
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 entry-level skills including functions delegable to a DA II. This is a diploma-level course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 110 Orofacial Anatomy 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces 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 relate the identification of normal structures and development to the practice of dental assisting and dental hygiene.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 111 Infection/Hazard Control 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ENG 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 112 Dental Radiography 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 120 Dental Hyg Preclinic Lec 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DEN 121
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course introduces preoperative and clinical dental hygiene concepts. Emphasis is placed on the assessment phase of patient care as well as the theory of basic dental hygiene instrumentation. Upon completion, students should be able to collect and evaluate patient data at a basic level and demonstrate knowledge of dental hygiene instrumentation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 121 Dental Hygiene Precl Lab 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DEN 120
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course provides the opportunity to perform clinical dental hygiene procedures discussed in DEN 120. Emphasis is placed on clinical skills in patient assessment and instrumentation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to perform specific preclinical procedures.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 123 Nutrition/Dental Health 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces basic principles of nutrition with emphasis on nutritional requirements and their application to individual patient needs. Topics include the study of the food pyramid, nutrient functions, Recommended Daily Allowances, and related psychological principles. Upon completion, students should be able to recommend and counsel individuals on their food intake as related to their dental health.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 124 Periodontology 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an in-depth study of the periodontium, periodontal pathology, periodontal monitoring, and the principles of periodontal therapy. Topics include periodontal anatomy and a study of the etiology, classification, and treatment modalities of periodontal diseases. Upon completion, students should be able to describe, compare, and contrast techniques involved in periodontal/ maintenance therapy, as well as patient care management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 125 Dental Office Emergencies 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2000

This course provides a study of the management of dental office emergencies. Topics include methods of prevention, necessary equipment/drugs, medicolegal considerations, recognition and effective initial management of a variety of emergencies. Upon completion, the student should be able to recognize, assess and manage various dental office emergencies and activate advanced medical support when indicated.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 130 Dental Hygiene Theory I 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 120
Corequisites: DEN 131
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a continuation of the didactic dental hygiene concepts necessary for providing an oral prophylaxis. Topics include deposits/ removal, instrument sharpening, patient education, fluorides, planning for dental hygiene treatment, charting, and clinical records and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge needed to complete a thorough oral prophylaxis.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 131 Dental Hygiene Clinic I 0 0 9 3
Prerequisites: DEN 121
Corequisites: DEN 130
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of the recall patients with gingivitis or light deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 140 Dental Hygiene Theory II 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: DEN 130
Corequisites: DEN 141
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a continuation of the development, theory and practice of patient care. Topics include modification of treatment for special needs patients, advanced radiographic interpretation, and ergonomics. Upon completion, students should be able to differentiate necessary treatment modifications, effective ergonomic principles, and radiographic abnormalities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 141 Dental Hygiene Clinic II 0 0 6 2
Prerequisites: DEN 131
Corequisites: DEN 140
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of patients with early periodontal disease and subgingival deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 220 Dental Hygiene Theory III 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 140
Corequisites: DEN 221
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a continuation in developing the theories and practices of patient care. Topics include periodontal debridement, pain control, subgingival irrigation, air polishing and case presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of methods of treatment and management of periodontally compromised patients.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 221 Dental Hygiene Clinic III 0 0 12 4
Prerequisites: DEN 141
Corequisites: DEN 220
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of patients with moderate to advanced periodontal involvement and moderate deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 222 General & Oral Pathology 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a general knowledge of oral pathological manifestations associated with selected systemic and oral diseases. Topics include developmental and degenerative diseases, selected microbial diseases, specific and nonspecific immune and inflammatory responses with emphasis on recognizing abnormalities. Upon completion, students should be able to differentiate between normal and abnormal tissues and refer unusual findings to the dentist for diagnosis.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 223 Dental Pharmacology 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: MAT 070 Local Requirement
Corequisites: BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course provides basic drug terminology, general principles of drug actions, dosages, routes of administration, adverse reactions, and basic principles of anesthesiology. Emphasis is placed on knowledge of drugs in overall understanding of patient histories and health status. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize that each patient’s general health or drug usage may require modification of the treatment procedures.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 224 Materials and Procedures 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the physical properties of materials and related procedures used in dentistry. Topics include restorative and preventive materials, fabrication of casts and appliances, and chairside functions of the dental hygienist. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the laboratory and/or clinical application of routinely used dental materials and chairside functions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 230 Dental Hygiene Theory IV 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: DEN 220
Corequisites: DEN 231
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an opportunity to increase knowledge of the profession. Emphasis is placed on dental specialties and completion of a case presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of various disciplines of dentistry and principles of case presentations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 231 Dental Hygiene Clinic IV 0 0 12 4
Prerequisites: DEN 221
Corequisites: DEN 230
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on periodontal maintenance and on treating patients with moderate to advanced/refractory periodontal disease. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 232 Community Dental Health 2 0 3 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course provides a study of the principles and methods used in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating community dental health programs. Topics include epidemiology, research methodology, biostatistics, preventive dental care, dental health education, program planning, and financing and utilization of dental services. Upon completion, students should be able to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate a community dental health program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 233 Professional Development 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course includes professional development, ethics, and jurisprudence with applications to practice management. Topics include conflict management, state laws, resumes, interviews, and legal liabilities as health care professionals. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to practice dental hygiene within established ethical standards and state laws.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 125 Graphic Presentation I 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces graphic presentation techniques for communicating ideas. Topics include drawing, perspective drawing, and wet and dry media. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a pictorial presentation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 135 Prin & Elem of Design I 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic concepts and terminology of design as they relate to the design profession. Topics include line, pattern, space, mass, shape, texture, color, unity, variety, rhythm, emphasis, balance, proportion, scale, and function. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles covered through hands-on application.

2012FA Local Prereq Removed: ARC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 136 Prin & Elem of Design II 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: DES 135
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued study of design principles introduced in DES 135. Emphasis is placed on color theory, pattern, and texture as used in interiors as well as an investigation of the psychology of color. Upon completion, students should be able to originate a color program for interiors.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 210 Bus Prac for Interior Design 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces contemporary business practices for interior design. Topics include employment skills, business formations, professional associations, preparation of professional contracts and correspondence, and means of compensation. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the basic business formations and professional associations and compose effective letters and contracts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 220 Prin of Interior Design 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 135 and ARC 111 or DES 110 or DFT 115
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course covers the basic principles of design as they relate specifically to interior design, furniture arrangement, wall composition, color, furnishings, collages, and illustration. Emphasis is placed on spatial relationships, craftsmanship, and visual presentation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to arrange furnishings in rooms for various purposes, select furnishings and colors, and illustrate ideas graphically.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 225 Textiles/Fabrics 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course includes the study of woven and non-woven fabrics for interiors. Topics include characteristics of fibers, yarns, weaving, felting, and knitting; processing of leather; and adorning and finishing of interior fabrics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and use correct terminology for upholstery, window treatments, and rugs/carpets with regard to flammability, performance, and durability.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 230 Residential Design I 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 220 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course includes principles of interior design for various residential design solutions. Emphasis is placed on visual presentation and selection of appropriate styles to meet specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to complete scaled floorplans, elevations, specifications, color schemes and fabrics, and finishes and furniture selection.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 235 Products 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an overview of interior finishing materials and the selection of quality upholstery and case goods. Topics include hard and resilient floor coverings; wall coverings and finishes; ceilings, moldings, and furniture construction techniques; and other interior components. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and use correct terminology, select appropriate materials for interior surfaces, and choose furniture based on sound construction.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 238 Sustainable Interior Prod 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2009

This course introduces basic concepts of sustainability and green design as they relate to interior finishing materials, furniture, and accessories. Topics include concepts of the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, low impact materials, indoor air quality, and energy and water conservation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the basic principles of sustainable interiors through hands-on application.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 240 Comm/Contract Design I 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course introduces commercial/contract design including retail, office, institutional, restaurant, and hospitality design. Emphasis is placed on ADA requirements, building codes and standards, space planning, and selection of appropriate materials for non-residential interiors. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and design introductory non-residential projects using graphic presentation concepts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 241 Comm/Contract Design II 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course provides an in-depth study of non-residential design exploring more comprehensive design solutions such as health care facilities, furniture gallery design, and large office complexes. Emphasis is placed on design of commercial interiors and suitability of materials to meet ADA requirements, codes, and standards. Upon completion, students should be able to design non-residential spaces meeting ADA requirements and select furniture, materials, fabrics, and accessories meeting codes and flammability standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 255 History/Int & Furn I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers interiors, exteriors, and furnishings from ancient Egypt through French Neo-Classicism. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, chronology, and style recognition. Upon completion, students should be able to classify and date interior and exterior architecture and furnishings and be conversant with pertinent vocabulary.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 256 History/Int & Furn II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers English, American, and various styles of nineteenth- and twentieth-century furniture, interiors, and exteriors. Emphasis is placed on style recognition, vocabulary, and chronology. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and describe major styles of furniture, interiors, and exteriors.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 260 Materials Calc/Int Design 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course includes the study of calculations for square footage, square yardage, and cut-length yardage. Emphasis is placed on the development of workable formulas, worksheets, and order forms that can be used in an interior design business. Upon completion, students should be able to produce electronic worksheets and order forms for calculating window treatments, wall coverings, and floor coverings for a given space.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 265 Lighting/Interior Design 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces theory and contemporary concepts in lighting. Topics include light levels, light quality, lamps and fixtures, and their use in interior design. Upon completion, students should be able to determine light levels and requirements based on national standards and select luminaries for specific light qualities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 276 Showroom & Gallery Design 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 230 and DES 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2000

This course focuses on skills and techniques directly related to showroom and gallery design for home furnishings and accessories. Topics include furniture arrangement, accessory use and display, vignette design, lighting, and hue scheme coordination. Upon completion, students should be able to design and coordinate the installation of furniture/accessory showrooms and galleries.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 285 Capstone/Interior Design 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DES 210 and DES 230 and DES 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides additional studio time to investigate areas of special interest, upgrade weaknesses, and/or capitalize on strengths. Topics include a broad range of options, both residential and nonresidential, combining individual research and instructional guidance. Upon completion, students should be able to complete the graphics, client folder, and all schedules for a professional project.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 119 Basic CAD 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 121 Intro to GD & T 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces basic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles. Topics include symbols, annotation, theory, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply basic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles to drawings.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 151 CAD I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces CAD software as a drawing tool. Topics include drawing, editing, file management, and plotting. Upon completion, students should be able to produce and plot a CAD drawing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 152 CAD II 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DFT 151 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course introduces extended CAD applications. Emphasis is placed upon intermediate applications of CAD skills. Upon completion, students should be able to use extended CAD applications to generate and manage drawings.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 154 Intro Solid Modeling NEW REQUISITE 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DFT 151 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course is an introduction to basic three-dimensional solid modeling and design software. Topics include basic design, creation, editing, rendering and analysis of solid models and creation of multiview drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to use design techniques to create, edit, render and generate a multiview drawing.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DFT 151

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DFT 152 Removed


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 254 Interme Solid Model/Render 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DFT 154
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2003

This course presents a continuation of basic three-dimensional solid modeling and design software. Topics include advanced study of parametric design, creation, editing, rendering and analysis of solid model assemblies, and multiview drawing generation. Upon completion, students should be able to use parametric design techniques to create and analyze the engineering design properties of a model assembly.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 010 Operations With Integers .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 020 Fractions and Decimals .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: DMA 010
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 030 Propor/Ratio/Rate/Percent .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: DMA 010 and DMA 020
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 040 Express/Lin Equat/Inequal .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: (DMA 010 and DMA 020 and DMA 030) or MAT 060
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 050 Graphs/Equations of Lines .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: (DMA 010 and DMA 020 and DMA 030 and DMA 040) or (DMA 040 and MAT 060)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 060 Polynomial/Quadratic Appl .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: (DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040 and DMA 050) or (DMA 040, DMA 050, and MAT 060) or (MAT 060 and MAT 070)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012
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.

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 070 Rational Express/Equation .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: (DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 and DMA 060) or (DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, and MAT 060) or (DMA 060, MAT 060, and MAT 070) or (DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 060, and MAT 070)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DMA 080 Radical Express/Equations .75 .50 0 1
Prerequisites: (DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060 and DMA 070) or (DMA 060, DMA 070, MAT 060, and MAT 070) or (DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070, and MAT 060) or (DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 060, DMA 070, and MAT 070)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre NEW REQUISITES Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090 and RED 090) Local Requirement or DRE 098 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1997

This course provides a survey of dramatic works from the classical Greek through the present. Emphasis is placed on the language of drama, critical theory, and background as well as on play reading and analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate,orally and in writing, their appreciation and understanding of dramatic works. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: (ENG 090 and RED 090) or DRE 098


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 130 Acting I NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an applied study of the actor's craft. Topics include role analysis, training the voice, and body concentration, discipline, and self-evaluation. Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity in an acting ensemble. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 131 Acting II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides additional hands-on practice in the actor's craft. Emphasis is placed on further analysis, characterization, growth, and training for acting competence. Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity in an acting ensemble. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 140 Stagecraft I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the theory and basic construction of stage scenery and properties. Topics include stage carpentry, scene painting, stage electrics, properties, and backstage organization. Upon completion, students should be able to pursue vocational and avocational roles in technical theatre. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 141 Stagecraft II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 140
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 1997

This course provides additional hands-on practice in the elements of stagecraft. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the arts and crafts of technical theatre. Upon completion, students should be able to pursue vocational or avocational roles in technical theatre. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 142 Costuming Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the techniques of costume construction and crafts processes. Emphasis is placed on learning costuming techniques, using equipment and materials, and finishing production-appropriate costumes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of pattern drafting, construction techniques, and costume fitting procedures. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 143 Costume Design NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 142 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course covers the analysis, research, design, and problem solving related to costume design. Emphasis is placed on director/designer communication, concepting, research, and rendering of designs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in communication, design process, and rendering. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DRA 142


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 147 Sound Technology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 140
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an introduction to the analysis of sound equipment technology and its operation and uses on stage. Emphasis is placed on assessing sound needs and on installing, running, and maintaining equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills as a sound environment designer and technician. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 150 Stage Management NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 140 and RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the skills necessary for a stage manager of school or professional productions. Emphasis is placed on scheduling, rehearsal documentation and management, personnel, paperwork, and organization. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively stage- manage entertainment productions. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 170 Play Production I NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 9 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with a college theatre production. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 171 Play Production II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 9 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 170
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

 

This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of a play. Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing plays of various periods and styles. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position with a college theatre production. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 240 Lighting for the Theatre Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is an applied study of theatre lighting and is designed to train theatre technicians. Emphasis is placed on lighting technology including the mechanics of lighting and light control equipment by practical work with lighting equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence with lighting equipment. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 241 Lighting Design NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 140 and DRA 240 Local Requirement and RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the processes of conceptualizing and developing a lighting design for the theatre and other media. Emphasis is placed on equipment, technology, and the development of a light plot. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the process of creating a light plot and solving the production problems relative to lighting. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DRA 240 and RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 243 Scene Design NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 140 and RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the analysis, research, design, and problem solving related to scene design. Emphasis is placed on director/designer communication, concepting, researching, rendering, and modeling of designs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in communication, design process, rendering, and modeling. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 260 Directing NEW 2013 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DRA 130
Corequisites: DRA 140
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an analysis and application of the techniques of theatrical directing. Topics include script selection, analysis, casting, rehearsal planning, blocking, stage business, tempo, and technical considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, execute, and critically discuss a student-directed production. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2013FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRE 096 Integrated Reading and Writing
EFFECTIVE FALL 2014
2.50 1.00 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2013

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® 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.

2014FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRE 097 Integrated Reading Writing II
EFFECTIVE FALL 2014
2.50 1.00 0 3
Prerequisites: DRE 096
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2013

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® 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.

2014FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRE 098 Integrated Reading Writing III
EFFECTIVE FALL 2014
2.50 1.00 0 3
Prerequisites: DRE 097
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2013

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® 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.

2014FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRE 099 Integrated Reading Writing III
EFFECTIVE FALL 2014
2.00 0 0 2
Prerequisites: DRE 097
Corequisites: ENG 111
Effective Term: Summer 2013

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® 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.

2014FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ECO 151 Survey of Economics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement and MAT 070 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces basic concepts of micro- and macroeconomics. Topics include supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, prices and wages, money, interest rates, banking system, unemployment, inflation, taxes, government spending, and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to explain alternative solutions for economic problems faced by private and government sectors. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement and MAT 070 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement and MAT 070 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in social/behavioral sciences.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 114 Intro to Family Childcare 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 080 and RED 080 and MAT 060
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 118 Princ & Prac of Inst Asst 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 080 and RED 080
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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 all children and families. Upon completion, students should be able to design career plans and develop schedules, environments and activity plans appropriate for all children.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Commun 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 080 and RED 080 or ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 144 Child Development I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 145 Child Development II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 146 Child Guidance Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1 ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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 to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 152 Music, Movement & Lang 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course introduces a historical perspective of music and movement and integrates the whole language concept with emphasis on diversity. Emphasis is placed on designing an environment that emphasizes language development through developmentally and culturally appropriate music and movement. Upon completion, students should be able to design an environment that develops language through a music and movement curriculum that emphasizes diversity.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 153 Health, Safety & Nutrit 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers promoting and maintaining the health and wellbeing 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. 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 154 Social/Emotion/Behav Dev 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 080, RED 080, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 080, RED 080, PSY 244 and PSY 245) or (ENG 085, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 085, PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers the emotional/social development of children and the causes, expressions, prevention and management of challenging behaviors in all children. Emphasis is placed on caregiver/family/child relationships, positive emotional/social environments, developmental concerns, risk factors, and intervention strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to identify factors influencing emotional/ social development, utilizing screening measures, and designing positive behavioral supports.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 157 Active Play 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 158 Healthy Lifestyles-Youth 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2011

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 161 Intro to Exceptional Chil 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers children with exceptionalities as life long learners within the context of the community, school and family. Emphasis is placed on inclusion, legal, social/political, environmental, and cultural issues relating to the teaching of children with exceptionalities. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of identification processes, inclusive techniques, and professional practices and attitudes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 162 Observ & Assess in ECE 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course introduces the research, benefits, goals, and ethical considerations associated with observation and assessment in Early Childhood environments. Emphasis is placed on the implementation of multiple observation/assessment strategies including anecdotal records, event samples, rating scales, and portfolios to create appropriate learning experiences. Upon completion, students should be able to practice responsible assessment and use assessments to enhance programming and collaboration for children and families.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 163 Classroom Mgt & Instruct 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 173 Becoming a Prof'l in ECE 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 080 and RED 080 or Set 2: ENG 085
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course is an introduction to the early childhood profession. Emphasis is placed on the NAEYC Ethical Code, professional growth through involvement in professional organizations, and development of a professional portfolio. Upon completion, students should be able to identify professional resources and community partners in order to involve oneself in the early childhood field.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 214 Early Child Interm Pract 1 9 0 4
Prerequisites: Take one set. Set 1: ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 119, EDU 144, EDU 146 or Set 2: ENG 090, RED 090, PSY 244, EDU 119, EDU 146 or Set 3: ENG 095, EDU 119, EDU 144, EDU 146 or Set 4: ENG 095, EDU 119, PSY 244, EDU 146
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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 observing children and assisting with the implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and environments for all children; 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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 216 Foundations of Education Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: (ENG 090 and RED 090) or ENG 095
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement at select institutions only. 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 220 Prog Poli in Early Interv 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090 and EDU 144) or (ENG 090, RED 090 and EDU 234) or (ENG 090, RED 090 and PSY 244) or (ENG 095 and EDU 144) or (ENG 095 and EDU 234) or (ENG 095 and PSY 244)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers program policies, issues, legislation, and service delivery models included in early intervention. Emphasis is placed on trends and policies in early intervention relating to programs for infants and young children with disabilities, family roles, and research outcomes. Upon completion, students should be able to identify roles and responsibilities, describe the referral and placement options and explain the different service delivery models.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 221 Children with Exceptional Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090 and RED 090) or ENG 095 and (EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement at select institutions only.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 222 Learn w/ Behav Disord 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 090, RED 090, PSY 244 and PSY 245) or (ENG 095, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 095, PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course provides a comprehensive study of learners with behavioral disorders encompassing characteristics, assessments, placement alternatives, inclusion and family interventions. Topics include legislation, appropriate management interventions, and placement options for children with behavior disorders. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, develop, and utilize positive behavior support systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 223 Specific Learning Disab 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 090, RED 090, PSY 244 and PSY 245) or (ENG 095, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 095, PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course provides a comprehensive study of characteristics, alternative assessments, teaching strategies, placement options, inclusion, and family intervention for children with specific learning disabilities. Topics include causes, assessment instruments, learning strategies, and collaborative/inclusion methods for children with specific learning disabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to assist in identifying, assessing, and providing educational interventions for children with specific learning disabilities and their families.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090 and RED 090) and EDU 119 or ENG 095 and EDU 119
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 235 School-Age Dev & Program 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: ENG 090 and RED 090 or Set 2: ENG 095
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 243 Learning Theory 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1 ENG 090 and RED 090 or Set 2: ENG 095
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course provides lateral entry teachers an introduction to learning theory, various styles of learning, and motivational factors involved in the learning process. Emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive skills using the eight types of intelligence and applying these to practical classroom situations. Upon completion, students should be able to describe theories and styles of learning and discuss the relationship between different types of intelligence to learning motivation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 244 Human Growth/Development 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090 and RED 090) or ENG 095
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course introduces lateral entry teachers to theories and ages and stages related to human growth and development from birth through adolescence. Emphasis is placed on development through the stages of a child’s life in the areas of physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and describe milestones of each stage in all areas of development and discuss factors that influence growth.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 245 Policies & Procedures 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course is designed to introduce new lateral entry teachers to the policies and procedures established by the local education agency. Topics include emergency situation procedures, acceptable discipline, chain of command, role of mentors, evaluation procedures, employment requirements, dress codes, and other policies and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the policies and procedures to students, parents, or others and discuss the purpose of each policy category.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 247 Sensory & Physical Disab 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 090, RED 090, PSY 244 and PSY 245) or (ENG 095, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 095, PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers characteristics, intervention strategies, assistive technologies, and inclusive practices for children with sensory and physical disabilities. Topics include inclusive placement options, utilization of support services, other health impairments and family involvement for children with sensory and physical disabilities. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and utilize intervention strategies and service delivery options for those specific disabilities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 248 Developmental Delays 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 090, RED 090, PSY 244 and PSY 245) or (ENG 095, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 095, PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers the causes and assessment of developmental delays and individualized instruction and curriculum for children with developmental delays. Emphasis is placed on definition, characteristics, assessment, educational strategies, inclusion, family involvement, and services for children with developmental delays. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, assess, and plan educational intervention strategies for children with developmental delays and their families.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 250 PRAXIS I Preparation 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course is designed to prepare potential teachers for the PRAXIS I exam that is necessary to enter the field of education. Emphasis is placed on content specifications of the PRAXIS I exam, study skills and simulated examinations. Upon completion, students should be able demonstrate an understanding of the content necessary for successful completion of the PRAXIS I exam.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 252 Math & Sci Activities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or ENG 095
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course introduces discovery experiences in math and science. Topics include concepts, facts, phenomena, and skills in each area. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, plan, select materials and equipment, and implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate curriculum materials.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 256 Inst Strat/Social Studies 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers objectives, content, materials, and instructional approaches to social studies. Topics include the integration of history, geography, economics, and government materials; research/study techniques; and critical thinking. Upon completion, students should be able to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate experiences as it relates to the NC Standard Course of Study.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 257 Inst Strat/Math 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 and MAT 060
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers concepts, activities, methods, and materials for teaching mathematics in elementary through middle school grades. Topics include individual instruction, developmental skill building, manipulatives, problem solving, critical thinking and numerical concepts. Upon completion, students should be able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate math experiences relating to the NC Standard Course of Study.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 258 Inst Stratigies/Science 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course covers objectives, content, materials, and instructional approaches to natural sciences for elementary through middle grades. Topics include classroom and laboratory science experiences, research/study techniques, and critical thinking. Upon completion, students should be able to assess/plan/implement/ evaluate developmentally appropriate learning experiences in science as related to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 and EDU 119
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: EDU 119
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 and EDU 261
Corequisites: EDU 119
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 263 School-Age Program Admin 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 271 Educational Technology 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 275 Effective Teach Train 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course provides specialized training using an experiencedbased 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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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. 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 281 Instruc Strat/Read & Writ 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 282 Early Childhood Lit 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 284 Early Child Capstone Prac NEW REQUISITE 1 9 0 4
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 119, EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 146 and EDU 151) or (ENG 095, EDU 119, EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 146 and EDU 151) and EDU 214 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: EDU 214


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 285 Internship Exp-School Age 1 0 9 4
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 118 and EDU 163)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 287 Leadership/Early Child Ed 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 119, EDU 131, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 119, EDU 131, PSY 244 and PSY 245) or (ENG 095, EDU 119, EDU 131, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 095, EDU 119, EDU 131, PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course is designed to facilitate and guide the development of early childhood professionals preparing for leadership roles in improving community early childhood services. Topics include principles of social change, characteristics of effective leaders, techniques of action research, childcare funding mechanisms, quality initiatives, and key issues in early care. Upon completion, students should be able to identify key issues; develop strategic plans; establish relationships with community leaders; and identify opportunities and barriers for advocacy.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 289 Adv Issues/School Age 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EFL 091 Composition I 5 0 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces basic sentence structure and writing paragraphs. Emphasis is placed on word order, verb tense-aspect system, auxiliaries, word forms, and simple organization and basic transitions in writing paragraphs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of grammar and ability to write English paragraphs using appropriate vocabulary, organization, and transitions. This course is intended for non-native speakers of English.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EGR 125 Appl Software for Tech 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EGR 131 Intro to Electronics Tech 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic skills required for electrical/ electronics technicians. Topics include soldering/desoldering, safety practices, test equipment, scientific calculators, AWG wire table, the resistor color code, electronic devices, problem solving, and use of hand tools. Upon completion, students should be able to solder/ desolder, operate test equipment, apply problem-solving techniques, and use a scientific calculator.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EHS 114 OSHA Regulations 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2002

This course emphasizes application of OSHA performance-oriented standards for workplace safety and health. Topics include hazard communication, bloodborne pathogens, and the laboratory standard. Upon completion, students should be able to implement written plans required for compliance.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EHS 215 Incident Management 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces management of hazardous materials and incidents. Topics include analysis and application of the Incident Command System from the discovery of a hazardous substance release to decontamination and termination procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of hazardous materials team members.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 111 Intro to Electricity NEW 2013 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of electricity and test equipment to non-electrical/electronics majors. Topics include basic DC and AC principles (voltage, resistance, current, impedance); components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors); power; and operation of test equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to construct and analyze simple DC and AC circuits using electrical test equipment.

2013FA - New Course

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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, troubleshoot, and repair DC/AC circuits.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 113 Basic Wiring I 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in electrical installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include NEC, electrical safety, and electrical blueprint 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 basic electrical installations.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 114 Basic Wiring II NEW REQUISITES 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 112 Local Requirement or ELC 113 Local Requirement and RED 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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

2013FA - New Local Prereq: ELC 112 or ELC 113 and RED 090


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2002

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.

2011FA New local requisite: ELC 114


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 117 Motors and Controls NEW REQUISITE 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 112 Local Requirement or ELC 113 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: ELC 112 or ELC 113


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 118 National Electrical Code 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ELC 113 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the interpretation of electrical diagrams, schematics, and drawings common to electrical applications. Emphasis is placed on reading and interpreting electrical diagrams and schematics. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret electrical diagrams and schematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 127 Software for Technicians 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ELC 131 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces computer software which can be used to solve electrical/electronics problems. Topics include electrical/ electronics calculations and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize a personal computer for electrical/ electronics-related applications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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 install PLCs and create simple programs.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 131 DC/AC Circuit Analysis 4 3 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ELC 131A Local Requirement and MAT 121 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 131A DC/AC Circuit Analysis Lab 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ELC 131
Effective Term: Spring 2002

This course provides laboratory assignments as applied to fundamental principles of DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on measurements and evaluation of electrical components, devices and circuits. Upon completion, students should have gained hands-on experience by measuring voltage, current, and opposition to current flow utilizing various meters and test equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 233 Energy Management 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 112 Diesel Electronics System 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces electronic theory and applications as used in medium and heavy duty vehicles. Emphasis is placed on the basic function and operation of semiconductor and integrated circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to identify electronic components, explain their use and function, and use meters and flow charts to diagnose and repair systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 131 Semiconductor Applications 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 132 Linear IC Applications 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BMT 113 Local Requirement or ELN 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces the characteristics and applications of linear integrated circuits. Topics include op-amp circuits, waveform generators, active filters, IC voltage regulators, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot linear integrated circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 133 Digital Electronics 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 112 Local Requirement or ELC 131 Local Requirement or ELC 140 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course covers combinational and sequential logic circuits. Topics include number systems, Boolean algebra, logic families, MSI and LSI circuits, AD/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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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 install and/or troubleshoot these devices for proper operation in an industrial electronic circuit.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 232 Intro to Microprocessors 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 133 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 233 Microprocessor Systems 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 232 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers the application and design of microprocessor control systems. Topics include control and interfacing of systems using AD/DA, serial/parallel I/O, communication protocols, and other related applications. Upon completion, students should be able to design, construct, program, verify, analyze, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor interface and control circuits using related equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 237 Local Area Networks 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 127 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces the fundamentals of local area networks and their operation. Topics include the characteristics of network topologies, system hardware, system configuration, installation and operation of the LAN. Upon completion, students should be able to install and maintain a local area network. This course is limited to students currently admitted to the Computer Engineering Technology or Electronics Engineering Technology programs.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 238 Advanced LANs 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELN 237 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers advanced concepts, tools, and techniques associated with servers, workstations, and overall local area network performance. Topics include network security and configuration, system performance and optimization, communication protocols and packet formats, troubleshooting techniques, multi-platform integration, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to use advanced techniques to install, manage, and troubleshoot networks and optimize server and workstation performance.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 260 Prog Logic Controllers 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 229 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course provides a detailed study of PLC applications, with a focus on design of industrial controls using the PLC. Topics include PLC components, memory organization, math instructions, documentation, input/output devices, and applying PLCs in industrial control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to select and program a PLC system to perform a wide variety of industrial control functions. This course is limited to students currently admitted to the Electronics Engineering Technology program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 110 EMT-Basic 5 6 0 7
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2002

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 115 Defense Tactics for EMS 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 120 Intermediate Interventions 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: EMS 110 and BIO 165 Local Requirement or BIO 168 Local Requirement and ENG 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: EMS 121 or EMS 122, EMS 130 and EMS 131
Effective Term: Fall 2002

This course is designed to provide the necessary information for interventions appropriate to the EMT-Intermediate and is required for intermediate certification. Topics include automated external defibrillation, basic cardiac electrophysiology, intravenous therapy, venipuncture, acid-base balance, and fluids and electrolytes. Upon completion, students should be able to properly establish an IV line, obtain venous blood, utilize AEDs and correctly interpret arterial blood gases.

2011FA Local Prereqs Added: BIO 165 or BIO 168 and ENG 090 with grade of C or better


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 121 EMS Clinical Practicum I 0 0 6 2
Prerequisites: EMS 110 and BIO 165 Local Requirement or BIO 168 Local Requirement and ENG 090 Local Requirement
Corequisites: EMS 120 and EMS 130 and EMS 131
Effective Term: Fall 2002

This course is the initial hospital and field internship and is required for intermediate and paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence with intermediate-level skills.

2011FA Local Prereqs Added: BIO 165 or BIO 168 and ENG 090 with grade of C or better


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 122 EMS Hospital Clinical I 0 0 3 1
Prerequisites: EMS 110