Course Descriptions and Prerequisites

Prerequisites are listed at the end of each course description. The following is an alpha-numeric listing of course descriptions for all curriculum programs. A three-letter course prefix identifies the program area from which a course is offered. The three-digit course number identifies a specific course within a program.

Once you click on a course, the title and short description will be displayed. The course description will include any prerequisites required. There will also be a group of numbers that represent the class hours per week; laboratory, shop, or co-op work hours per week; and the total semester credit hours awarded for successful completion of the course.

Accounting

ACC 101 Accounting Principles I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording, and summarizing financial transactions; adjusting and closing the financial records at the end of the accounting cycle; and preparing financial statements. Pre-requisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 032 or placement into MAT 101; RDG 032 or no reading required.

ACC 102 Accounting Principles II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course emphasizes managerial accounting theory and practice in basic accounting and procedures for cost accounting, budgeting, cost-volume analysis, and financial statement analysis. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher:  RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

ACC 124 Individual Tax Procedures

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the basic income tax structure from the standpoint of the individual, including the preparation of individual income tax returns. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

ACC 150 Payroll Accounting

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces the major tasks of payroll accounting; employment practices; federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations; internal controls; and various forms and records. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course explores fundamental processes of accounting theory, including the preparation of financial statements. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

ACC 230 Cost Accounting I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the accounting principles involved in job order cost systems. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

ACC 240 Computerized Accounting

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of using the computer to design and implement various accounting functions, including financial transactions, records, statements, reports, and documents. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

ACC 245 Accounting Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces microcomputer accounting using data base software and/or electronic spreadsheets. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 174 and ACC 102. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

ACC 265 Not-For-Profit Accounting

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces the special accounting needs of municipalities, counties, states, the federal government and governmental agencies, and other not-for-profit organizations. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Administrative Office Technology

AOT 104 Keyboarding and Input Technologies

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course focuses on the mastery of touch keyboarding and introduces new input technologies such as voice, pen and scanner.

AOT 110 Document Formatting

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course emphasizes speed, accuracy, and developing document formatting skills using keyboarding competencies. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AOT 104 and CPT 101. This course is usually taught only in the spring semester.

AOT 137 Office Accounting

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces the fundamentals of basic accounting principles and focuses on basic financial records in a typical office. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 032 and CPT 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

AOT 143 Office Systems and Procedures

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course emphasizes procedures and applications used in the office environment. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AOT 110, AOT 180, BUS 130, and CPT 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

AOT 180 Customer Service

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of issues in the workplace relating to effective customer service. The course includes topics such as oral, written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills, effective telephone techniques, and cultural diversity in the workplace. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement in ENG 101.

AOT 210 Document Production

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course emphasizes the production of documents found in typical business offices. The major focus is on productivity and excellence in document production. Emphasis will also be placed on speed and accuracy development. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AOT 110. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

AOT 212 Medical Document Productions

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the production of documents found in medical offices. The major focus is on productivity and excellence in medical document production. Prerequisites: AOT 104; AOT 110; and CPT 101.

AOT 213 Legal Document Production

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces legal terminology and covers the production of documents found in the legal office environment. Emphasis is on productivity and excellence in legal document production. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AOT 104, AOT 110, and CPT 101.

AOT 251 Administrative Systems and Procedures

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers processing information in the electronic office. Emphasis is on increasing proficiency in performing a variety of office tasks. This course is a capstone course for the Administrative Office Technology program and must be taken through Central Carolina Technical College; the student must earn a “C” or higher for graduation. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AOT 143. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

AOT 254 Office Simulation

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course integrates a wide variety of skills and knowledge through practical work experiences in a simulated office environment. This course is a capstone course for the Administrative Office Technology program and must be taken through Central Carolina Technical College; the student must earn a “C” or higher for graduation. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AOT 251, CPT 172, CPT 174, and CPT 179. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

AOT 256 Office Management Skills

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course emphasizes skills relative to managing office functions with emphasis on conflict resolution, confidentiality and security of records, and supervisory/leadership skills. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101 and ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

AOT 265 Office Desktop Publishing

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the integration of text and graphics using computer software to design, edit, and produce a variety of documents. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AOT 104 and CPT 179 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Air Conditioning and Heating

ACR 106 Basic Electricity for HVAC/R

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course includes a basic study of electricity, including Ohm’s law and series and parallel circuits as they relate to heating ventilating, air conditioning, and/or refrigeration systems.

ACR 109 Tools and Service Techniques I

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course is an advanced study of uses of tools and service equipment used in the installation and repair of HVAC equipment. This course includes soldering and welding techniques.

ACR 110 Heating Fundamentals

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers the basic concepts of oil, gas, and electric heat, their components and operation.

ACR 111 Gas Heating Principles

    ClassLabCredit

    163

    This course is a study of residential and commercial gas burners and their components. Course of study includes steam and hot water boiler piping and controls. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 252 or departmental approval.

ACR 120 Basic Air Conditioning

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of various types of air conditioning equipment including electrical components, schematics, and service to the refrigerant circuit. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 106.

ACR 130 Domestic Refrigeration

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of domestic refrigeration equipment. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 120, ACR 106, and ACR 140.

ACR 131 Commercial Refrigeration

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of maintenance and repair of commercial refrigeration systems. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 106.

ACR 140 Automatic Controls

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the adjustment, repair and maintenance of a variety of pressure and temperature sensitive automatic controls. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 106.

ACR 160 Service Customer Relations

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers how to deal with different types of customers, selling techniques, and correct record keeping.

ACR 175 EPA 608 Certification Preparation

    ClassLabCredit

    101

    This course covers EPA guidelines and procedures required by law for refrigerant recovery and recycling during the installation, service, and repair of all HVAC and refrigeration systems. A comprehensive review of essential material necessary to take the EPA 608 exam will be included.

ACR 201 Troubleshooting and Maintenance

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of troubleshooting and maintenance of air conditioning equipment. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 252.

ACR 206 Advanced Electricity for HVAC/R

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course includes a practical application of electrical circuits and electronic components in commercial and industrial refrigeration. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 106.

ACR 210 Heat Pumps

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of theory and operational principles of the heat pump. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 106, ACR 140 and ACR 120.

ACR 220 Advanced Air Conditioning

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of air conditioning systems with an emphasis of energy efficiency. This also covers the principles of blower door testing and duct pressure testing. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACR 120. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

ACR 224 Codes and Ordinances

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course covers instruction on how to reference appropriate building codes and ordinances where they apply to installation of heating and air conditioning equipment.

ACR 225 Industrial Air Conditioning

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of compressors, motors, drives, controls, heat exchangers, and other components involved in the operation and maintenance of industrial air conditioning equipment.

ACR 250 Duct Fabrication

    ClassLabCredit

    163

    This course covers the design, fabrication, and installation of air duct systems.

ACR 252 Special Topics in Air Conditioning and Heating

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course includes program capstone competency testing, customer service problems, selling techniques and correct record keeping. This course is to be taken the last semester of the BACH Program

Allied Health Science

AHS 102 Medical Terminology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers medial terms, including roots, prefixes, and suffixes, with emphasis on spelling, definition, and pronunciation. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102 or placement score. Corequisites: AHS 105, COL 105, and NUR 102.

AHS 105 Medical Ethics and Law

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course provides a study of ethical conduct and legal responsibility related to health care. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102 or placement score. Corequisites: AHS 102, COL 105, and NUR 102.

AHS 119 Health Careers

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provided information on various health careers to include job responsibility and personal and educational requirements as well as an overview of the health care system with its unique nomenclature and delivery of care. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 105, AHS 131, AHS 141, AHS 144, BIO 110 or BIO 112, COL 105, CPT 102, and NUR 102. Corequisites: AHS 165 and AHS 177.

AHS 131 Computers in Healthcare

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of hardware and software used in various healthcare settings including information systems, computerized medical interfaces, telemedicine, networking, as well as other basic computer applications. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 105, COL 105, and NUR 102. Corequisites: AHS 141, AHS 144, BIO 110 or BIO 112.

AHS 141 Phlebotomy for the Health Care Provider

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course contains the essential theory, skills, and special procedures required to meet the venipuncture needs in hospitals, clinics, and other health care settings. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 105, COL 105, and NUR 102. Corequisites: AHS 131, AHS 144, and BIO 110 or BIO 112.

AHS 144 Phlebotomy Practicum

    ClassLabCredit

    1125

    This course provides a detailed study and practice of phlebotomy procedures utilized in hospital settings, clinical facilities, and physician’s offices. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 105, COL 105, and NUR 102. Corequisites: AHS 131, AHS 141, and BIO 110 or BIO 112.

AHS 145 Electrocardiography

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course provides the basic skills necessary to perform ECGs in a hospital, physician’s office or other health care setting. The student will be able to perform and interpret basic ECGs. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 180, CPT 101, and RDG 101.

AHS 156 Electrocardiography Practicum

    ClassLabCredit

    011

    This course provides a detailed study and practice necessary to perform ECGs in a hospital, physician’s office or other health care setting. The student will be able to perform and interpret basic ECGs. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 145.

AHS 165 ECG Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    295

    This course provides ECG/cardiac monitoring students practice in various clinical settings. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 105, AHS 131, AHS 141, AHS 144, BIO 110 or BIO 112, COL 105, CPT 102, and NUR 102. Corequisites: AHS 119 and AHS 177.

AHS 177 Cardiac Monitoring Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course is a study of cardiac monitoring techniques including basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, electrophysiology, rhythms and dysrhythmia recognition, and equipment maintenance. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 180, CPT 101, and RDG 101.

AHS 180 Health Careers Preparation

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course includes selected topics such as study skills, test-taking skills, critical thinking, problem solving, ethics, health careers test preparation and other topics to promote student success. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, RDG 032, and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102 or placement score.

Anthropology

ANT 101 General Anthropology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of physical and cultural anthropology. This course explores subfields of anthropology to examine primatology, human paleontology, human variation, archeology and ethnology. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

Art

ART 101 Art History and Appreciation

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This is an introductory course to the history and appreciation of art, including the elements and principles of the visual arts. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

ART 105 Film as Art

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides an introduction to the appreciation of film and covers the elements and principles of cinema with historical and contemporary examples. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

Astronomy

AST 101 Solar System Astronomy

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a descriptive survey of the universe with emphasis on basic physical concepts and the objects in the solar system. Related topics of current interest are included in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 101 or placement score into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

AST 102 Stellar Astronomy

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a descriptive survey of the universe with emphasis on basic physical concepts and galactic and extra-galactic objects. Related topics of current interest are included in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 101 or placement score into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Automotive Technology

AUT 102 Engine Repair

    ClassLabCredit

    194

    This course is a basic study of the diagnostic procedures used to locate and repair internal engine malfunctions. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 104 Engine Rebuilding

    ClassLabCredit

    295

    This course is a study of in-shop procedures of engine disassembly and reassembly, including pertinent measurements and cylinder head preparation. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 102.

AUT 105 Beginning Engine Repair

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course is a basic study of minor engine repairs, including in-frame repairs and cylinder head reconditioning. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 106 Intermediate Engine Repair

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course includes an application of the fundamentals of engine diagnosis and repair, including engine removal and installation procedures. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 105. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

AUT 107 Advanced Engine Repair

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course includes an advanced application of engine fundamentals, including engine removal, internal diagnostic and repair procedures, engine assembly and installation procedures. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 106. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

AUT 111 Brakes

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the fundamentals of hydraulics and brake components in their application to automotive brake systems. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 112 Brake Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course covers hydro-boost power brakes and vacuum power brakes as well as master cylinders and caliper rebuilding. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 111. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

AUT 115 Manual Drive Train and Axle

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a basic study of clutches, gearing, and manual transmission operation, including the basic study of rear axles and rear axle set up. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 116 Manual Transmission & Axle

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is an advanced study of manual transmissions and transaxles, including proper overhaul procedures for axles and manual transmissions and transaxles. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 115. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

AUT 122 Suspension and Alignment

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course is a study of suspension and steering systems, including non-adjustable and adjustable wheel alignment angles and application of balancing and alignment equipment. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 131 Electrical Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the individual systems and components that when combined form the entire automobile electrical system. The course includes starting and charging systems, ignition, engine, chassis, and accessory systems as well as instruction in the proper use of electrical schematics. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 132 Automotive Electricity

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course is a study of electricity as used in automotive applications. This course includes dc and ac principles and their various uses in the automobile. The relationship between Ohm’s Law and actual automotive circuits is demonstrated. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 131. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

AUT 133 Electrical Fundamentals

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the theories of electricity, including magnetism, series and parallel circuits, Ohm’s Law and an introduction to the use of various electrical test equipment. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 132. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

AUT 141 Intro to Heating & Air Conditioning

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a basic study of the principles of heat transfer and refrigeration in automotive technology. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 145 Engine Performance

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers the diagnosis of various performance problems using the appropriate diagnostic equipment and diagnostic manuals. Logical thinking is also included in the course. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 151 Automotive Transmission/Transaxle

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a basic study of automotive transmission and transaxle service, including proper procedures for doing minor transmission and transaxle removal and replacement procedures. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, and RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102.

AUT 153 Automotive Transmission Diagnosis

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a basic study of power flow charts and their use in diagnosing automatic transmissions, including the use of pressure testing in diagnosing automatic transmission concerns. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 151. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

AUT 221 Suspension and Steering Diagnosis

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers the diagnosis and repair of front and rear suspension, using suspension diagnostic charts, shop manuals, and alignment equipment. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 122. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

AUT 241 Automotive Air Conditioning

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study in the principles of refrigeration, operation, and testing procedures to determine the cause of malfunction, servicing or repairing by approved methods. Emphasis is on special tools, equipment, and safety procedures. Corequisite: AUT 141.

AUT 242 Electronic Climate Controls

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers vacuum and electrical electronic controls for air delivery and compressor operation. Comfort data line and scan tool diagnosis are introduced. Circuit components are identified and service manual diagnosis is practiced. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 141 and AUT 241. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

AUT 245 Advanced Engine Performance

    ClassLabCredit

    365

    This course includes “hands-on” diagnostics, including an in-depth study and use of the oscilloscope in diagnosing engine performance problems. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 145. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

AUT 262 Advanced Automotive Diagnosis and Repair

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is an advanced study of the proper diagnostic and repair procedures required on newer computerized automobiles, including scan tool and digital multi-meter operation. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AUT 245. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

Banking and Finance

BAF 201 Principles of Finance

    ClassLabCredit

    302

    This is an introductory course to the field of finance. The monetary and credit system are examined along with how the demand for funds is met in both the public and private sector. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Biology

BIO 100 Introductory Biology

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This is a course in general biology designed to introduce principles of biology. Topics include cell structure and function, bioenergetics, cellular reproduction, genetics, and classification of organisms. It also includes basics of biological chemistry and basic body systems. (This course does not count for credit in any program of study.) Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 and MAT 032.

BIO 101 Biological Science I

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is the first of a sequence introducing biology. Topics include the scientific method, basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction and development, Mendelian genetics, population genetics, natural selection, evolution, and ecology. Prerequisites with an “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 100 or BIO 210 or BIO 211 or BIO 225 or a passing score on the Biology Placement Test.

BIO 102 Biological Science II

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This is a continuation of introductory biology which includes classification of organisms and structural and functional consideration of all kingdoms (particularly major phyla as well as viruses). Vertebrate animals and vascular plants are emphasized. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 101.

BIO 110 General Anatomy and Physiology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a general introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Emphasis is on the organ systems of the human and their interrelationships. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, AHS 105, COL 105, and NUR 102. Corequisites: AHS 131, AHS 141, and AHS 144.

BIO 112 Basic Anatomy and Physiology

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a basic integrated study of the structure and function of the human body. It is designed for students entering into Allied Health programs. Topics include an overview of basic human anatomy and physiology principles, basic biochemistry concepts, cells and tissues, and the essential concepts for each of the human body systems. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032, and a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 100 or BIO 101 or a passing score on the Biology Placement Test.

BIO 115 Basic Microbiology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This is a general course in microbiology, including epidemiology, presence, control, and identification of microorganisms. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032, and a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 100 or a passing score on the Biology Placement Test.

BIO 203 General Genetics

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course introduces major concepts in genetics at the cellular, molecular and population levels. It also reviews and expands classical Mendelian principles, the molecular nature of the gene, gene action, gene regulation, and gene frequencies in populations. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 100 or BIO 101 or BIO 210 or BIO 225 or a passing score on the Biology Placement Test.

BIO 205 Ecology

    ClassLabCredit

    304

    This course introduces basic principles of population biology, ecology, and environmental science as applied to the study of the interactions between human kind and the biosphere. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 101 or NRM 101 or EVT 201. Corequisite: BIO 206.

BIO 206 Ecology Lab

    ClassLabCredit

    031

    This ecology laboratory experience consists of discussions, demonstrations, experiments, films, and field trips pertaining to the relationships of man to the biosphere, human ecology, resource use, and environmental impact. Corequisite: BIO 205.

BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology I

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This is the first in a sequence of courses, including an intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied with emphasis on organ system interactions to maintain homeostasis. The course includes general chemistry principles, biochemistry, cells and tissues as well as extensive coverage of the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and special senses. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032, and a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 100 or BIO 101; or a passing score on the Biology Placement Test.

BIO 211 Anatomy and Physiology II

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This is a continuation of a sequence of courses, including intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied with emphasis on physiological interactions to maintain homeostasis. The course includes extensive coverage of the following systems: endocrine, lymphatic, immune, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 210.

BIO 225 Microbiology

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This is a detailed study of microbiology as it relates to infection and the disease processes of the body. Topics include immunity, epidemiology, medically important microorganisms, and diagnostic procedures for identification. Also included is prokaryotic form and function. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 101 or BIO 210.

BIO 240 Nutrition

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to the essential aspects concerning the science of nutrition. Particular emphasis is on the classes of nutrients and their physiological uses in the body. Body energy requirements and the nutritional status of the world are considered. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 100 or BIO 101 or BIO 210 or a passing score on the Biology Placement Test.

Business

BUS 110 Entrepreneurship

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to the process of starting a small business, including forms of ownership and management. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

BUS 121 Business Law I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of legal procedures, law and society; classifications and systems of law; the tribunals administering justice and their actions; contracts; sales; transfer of titles; rights and duties of the parties; conditions; and warranties. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

BUS 130 Business Communications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the application of communication skills to situations routinely encountered in business environments. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101 or CPT 102; ENG 100 or placement in ENG 101.

BUS 210 Introduction to E-Commerce in Business

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of electronic commerce and the operations and applications from the business perspective. Emphasis is placed on business concepts and strategies and how they apply to the process of buying and selling goods and services online. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or placement score.

BUS 240 Business Statistics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of statistical methods related to business, including descriptive statistics, probability, binomial and normal distributions, and hypothesis testing. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 101, MAT 155 or MAT 110. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

BUS 250 Introduction to International Business

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This is a survey course in international business designed to enhance the global perspective of business students. Emphasis is placed on the legal, cultural, economic, and political factors faced in operating an international business. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MGT 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

Chemistry

CHM 105 General Organic and Biochemistry

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of the fundamental principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure, common substances and reactions, introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 101 or MAT 155 or placement score into MAT 102. High school chemistry recommended.

CHM 110 College Chemistry I

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This is the first course in a sequence which includes the following topics: atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature and equations, properties, reactions and states of matter, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, and equilibria. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 102 or placement into MAT 110. High school chemistry recommended.

CHM 111 College Chemistry II

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a continuation of the study of atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature and equations, properties, reactions and states of matter, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, and equilibria. Other topics included are kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CHM 110. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

College Skills

COL 105 Freshman Seminar

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the purposes of higher education and provides a general orientation to the functions and resources of the college. The course is designed to help freshmen adjust to the college community, develop a better understanding of the learning process, and acquire essential academic survival skills.

Computer Technology

CPT 101 Introduction to Computers

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers basic computer history, theory, and applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, and the operating system. Presentation graphics and the Internet will also be covered. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or No Reading Required; CPT 102 or placement score.

CPT 102 Basic Computer Concepts

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the basic use of a computer with an overview of computer terminology and provides a basic foundation in software.

CPT 105 Visual BASIC Essentials

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the essential elements of Visual BASIC programming and structured program development. Logical design, development testing, and debugging of structured Visual BASIC programs will be included. Topics include arithmetic operations, decision structures, looping, formatted output, arrays, subroutines, and file structures. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 101 or MAT 102 or MAT 110; CPT 168 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 160 Digital Vector Graphics I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the principles, terminology, techniques and tools used in vector computer graphics software to create and modify electronic art. Topics include selection tools, drawing paths, creating shapes, adding type, applying transformations, and managing layers. It will cover the basic elements of graphic design using Adobe Photoshop.

CPT 168 Programming Logic and Design

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course examines problem-solving techniques applied to program design. Topics include a variety of documentation techniques as a means of solution presentation. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

CPT 172 Microcomputer Database

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces microcomputer database concepts, including generating reports from data base, creating, maintaining, and modifying data bases. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

CPT 174 Microcomputer Spreadsheets

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces the use of spreadsheet software on the microcomputer. Topics include creating, editing, using formulas, using functions, and producing graphs. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: MAT 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101.

CPT 176 Microcomputer Operating Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers operating system concepts of microcomputers including file maintenance, disk organization, batch files, and subdirectory concepts. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

CPT 179 Microcomputer Word Processing

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces microcomputer word processing. Topics include creating, editing, formatting, and printing documents. In addition, the theory and implementation of current operating system will be covered. Prerequisite: with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101; AOT 105 or equivalent knowledge of the keyboard. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 188 Mobile App Development

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of mobile app development. Students will learn to develop and test applications designed for mobile devices such as tablet computers and/or smartphones. Topics include building views, program code development, and application testing on a device simulator. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 237 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

CPT 208 Special Topics in Computer Technology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course focuses on changes in computer technology.

CPT 209 Computer Systems Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course examines the methods and procedures used in maintaining microcomputer systems. Topics include hardware and software installation, configuration, operations, and troubleshooting. Authorized A+ certification courseware will be used. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 176. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 236 Introduction to Java Programming

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to Java programming. Topics will cover Java syntax and classes for use in development of JAVA applications and applets. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 168. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 237 Advanced Java Programming

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study in advanced topics of the Java programming language by building on a basic knowledge of the Java language. Topics covered will include multi-threading, swing classes, swing event models, advanced layout managers, the Javabean component model, network programming and server-side programming.  Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 236; and MAT 102 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

CPT 239 Active Server Pages

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of active server pages (asp) programming to build, implement and execute ASP scripts. Examines topics related to the syntax of server-side ASP scripting as well as the use of ASP with databases. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 237.

CPT 240 Internet Programming with Databases

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the implementation of dynamic web pages focusing on the development of web sites that interact with databases utilizing current server-side technologies along with the databases to deliver dynamic content to client browser. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 172 or CPT 242 and IST 237. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 242 Database

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces data base models and the fundamentals of data base design. Topics include data base structure, data base processing, and application programs which access a data base. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: MAT 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 264 Systems and Procedures

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the techniques of system analysis, design, development, and implementation. The course uses a case study to show the design, development and implementation of a business system. This course is a capstone course for the Computer Technology program and must be taken through Central Carolina Technical College. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 202, CPT 242, and SPC 205 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 267 Technical Support Concepts

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of technical support/help desk concepts and techniques for supporting computers and computer services. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101 and CPT 176. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

CPT 280 SCWE in Computer Technology

    ClassLabCredit

    093

    This course integrates computer technology skills within an approved worksite related to the computer industry (with advisor’s permission).

CPT 282 Information Systems Security

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the protection of information and equipment in computer systems. Topics include all aspects of systems protection, including physical security, hardware, software and communications security. Addresses technical, legal and ethical issues.

CPT 283 PHP Programming I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to the PHP programming language and will cover topics related to the syntax of PHP language and how PHP can be used to design and develop dynamic, database-driven web pages. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 172 or CPT 242 and IST 237. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CPT 239 Active Server Pages

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of active server pages (asp) programming to build, implement and execute ASP scripts. Examines topics related to the syntax of server-side ASP scripting as well as the use of ASP with databases.

Cooperative Work Experience

CWE 112 Cooperative Work Experience I

    ClassLabCredit

    0102

    This course includes cooperative work experience in an approved setting (with faculty advisor permission).

CWE 113 Cooperative Work Experience I

    ClassLabCredit

    0153

    This course includes cooperative work experience in an approved setting (with faculty advisor permission).

Criminal Justice Technology

CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes an overview of the functions and responsibilities of agencies involved in the administration of justice to include police organizations, court systems, correctional systems, and juvenile justice agencies. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

CRJ 115 Criminal Law I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the development of criminal law in America. The basic elements of specific criminal offenses, criminal defenses, and various legal principles upon which criminal law is established are reviewed. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

CRJ 120 Constitutional Law

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the analysis of the historical development of the U. S. Constitution and the relationship of rights contained therein to the state and the individual. The application of the Bill of Rights to federal and state systems is examined, as are recent constitutional law decisions of the United States Supreme Court using the case method of study. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CRJ 125 Criminology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the various theories of criminal causation and control, the identification of criminal typologies, and the reaction of society to crime and criminals. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101 and CRJ 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CRJ 145 Juvenile Delinquency

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a survey of the sociological, biological, and psychological theories involved in juvenile delinquency, modern trends in prevention, and treatment. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement in ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

CRJ 202 Criminalistics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers an introduction to investigative techniques which stress the examination of questioned documents, fingerprint techniques, polygraph examinations, firearms’ identifications, pathology, toxicology, ballistics, and clandestine operations. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

CRJ 220 Judicial Process

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes an overview of the law-making function of the courts, the growth of common law, the structure and organization of the courts, court processes and procedures involved in criminal and civil cases and the question of reform for the administration of justice. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101 or LEG 135. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

CRJ 222 Ethics in Criminal Justice

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the application of ethical theories to the criminal justice profession. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

CRJ 224 Police Community Relations

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the importance of two-way communication between the criminal justice system and the community to foster a working relationship to control crime. A variety of topics is studied, including citizen involvement in crime prevention and police officer interpersonal relations. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

CRJ 236 Criminal Evidence

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the established rules of evidence from arrest to release in the administration of criminal justice. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101 or LEG 135. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CRJ 242 Correctional Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to aspects of the correctional function in criminal justice, including organization, process, procedure, and clients incarcerated and on conditional release. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CRJ 244 Probation, Pardon, and Parole

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the development, organization, operation, and results of systems of probation and parole as substitutes for incarceration. The philosophy and methods of treatment of offenders and the operational problems and activities of the probation/parole officer are studied in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

CRJ 250 Criminal Justice Internship I

    ClassLabCredit

    093

    This course includes practical experience in a criminal justice or private security setting. Prerequisites: Successful completion of 45 hours of curriculum work with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or higher, and approval of the CRJ Internship Coordinator.

CRJ 260 Seminar in Criminal Justice

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a study of new trends in criminal justice. CRJ 260 is a capstone course and must be taken in the last semester of the program. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CRJ 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Early Care and Education

ECD 101 Introduction to Early Childhood

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an overview of growth and development, developmentally appropriate curriculum, positive guidance techniques, regulations, health, safety, and nutrition standards in early care and education. Professionalism, family/cultural values, and practical applications based on historical and theoretical models in early care and education are highlighted in this course.

ECD 102 Growth and Development I

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is an extensive study of philosophies and theories of growth and development of infants/toddlers. Focus is on “total” development of the child, with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and nutritional areas. Developmental tasks and appropriate activities are explored in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required. Student must contact Early Care and Education Program advisor prior to registration to complete required paperwork.

ECD 105 Guidance-Classroom Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an overview of developmentally appropriate, effective guidance and classroom management techniques for the teacher of young children. A positive pro-active approach is stressed in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032 or placement into ENG 100. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

ECD 107 Exceptional Children

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course includes an overview of special needs children and their families. Emphasis is on prevalence of disorders, treatment modalities, and community resources serving exceptional children; the teacher’s role in mainstreaming and early identification; and federal legislation affecting exceptional children. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032; completion of ECD 203 or concurrent enrollment in ECD 203.

ECD 108 Family and Community Relations

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an overview of techniques and materials for promoting effective family/program partnerships to foster positive child development. Emphasis is on availability and accessibility of community resources and on developing appropriate communication skills. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

ECD 109 Administration and Supervision

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the role and responsibilities of an early childhood administrator. Special focus is on program monetary matters, space management, curriculum, health and food services, and relations among the public, staff, and parents. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101; Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ECD 101.

ECD 131 Language Arts

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of methods and materials in age appropriate language experiences. Opportunities are provided to develop listening, speaking, prereading, and prewriting skills through planning, implementation, and evaluation of media, methods, techniques, and equipment. Methods of selection, evaluation, and presentation of children’s literature are included. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032 or placement score into ENG 100; RDG 032 or no reading required. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

ECD 132 Creative Experiences

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    In this course the importance of creativity and independence in creative expression is stressed. A variety of age-appropriate media, methods, techniques, and equipment is utilized. Students plan, implement, and evaluate instructional activities. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

ECD 133 Science and Math Concepts

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes an overview of pre-number and science concepts developmentally appropriate for young children. Emphasis is on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of developmentally appropriate activities utilizing a variety of methods and materials. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: MAT 032 or placement into MAT 101.

ECD 135 Health, Safety, and Nutrition

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers a review of health/safety practices recommended for child care and includes information on common diseases and health problems. Certification preparation is provided in pediatric safety, CPR, and first aid. Guidelines and information on nutrition and developmentally-appropriate activities are also studied in the course. This course is typically taught in the only in the summer semester.

ECD 200 Curriculum Issues in Infant and Toddler Development

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of infant and toddler care. Emphasis is on brain development and its implications for caring for infants and toddlers. Planning and teaching strategies as they relate to child development, curriculum and environment are included in the course. Successful completion with a grade of “C” or higher: ECD 102.

ECD 201 Principles of Ethics and Leadership

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes an overview of historical views on leadership and issues and challenges of leadership in early care and education. Emphasis is on current trends and issues. This course also reviews ethical principles as they relate to children, families, colleagues, and the community and society.

ECD 203 Growth and Development II

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is an in-depth study of preschool children growing and developing in today’s world. Focus is on “total” development of the child with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and nutritional areas of development. Developmental tasks and appropriate activities are explored in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required; completion of ECD 102 or concurrent enrollment in ECD 102. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

ECD 205 Socialization and Group Care of Infants and Toddlers

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the socialization and group care of infants and toddlers. Emphasis is on guidance and management, understanding behavior, temperament, the importance of routines, primary care and continuity of care, and examining the elements of quality environments. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032 or placement into ENG 100. Successful completion with a grade of “C” or higher: ECD 102.

ECD 207 Inclusive Care for Infants and Toddlers

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course provides an overview of the field of infants and toddlers with special needs. Emphasis will be placed on instructional strategies, adaptations, environment, inclusion etiology, federal legislation, family partnerships, multicultural considerations, and optimal development. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required; completion of or concurrent enrollment in ECD 102.

ECD 237 Methods and Materials

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course includes an overview of developmentally-appropriate methods and materials for planning, and evaluating environments. Emphasis is on integrating divergent activities in each curriculum area. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ECD 131 and ECD 133, completion of 18 semester hours of Early Childhood Development courses.

ECD 243 Supervised Field Experience I

    ClassLabCredit

    163

    This course includes emphasis on planning, implementing, and evaluating scheduled programs, age appropriate methods, materials, activities, and environments of early childhood principles and practices. Prerequisite: Completion of 21 semester hours of Early Childhood Development courses including ECD 237 with a grade of “C” or higher.

ECD 251 Supervised Field Experiences in Infant/Toddler Environment

    ClassLabCredit

    163

    This course is a study of planning, implementing, and evaluating scheduled programs, age-appropriate methods, materials, activities, and environments of infants and toddlers. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ECD 102 and ECD 237, completion of 9 semester hours of Early Childhood Development courses.

Economics

ECO 210 Macroeconomics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the study of fundamental principles and policies of a modern economy to include markets and prices, national income accounting, cycles, employment theory and fiscal policy, banking and monetary controls, and the government’s role in economic decisions and growth.

ECO 211 Microeconomics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations, and comparative advantage and trade. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

Electricity (Mechatronics)

EEM 117 AC/DC Circuits I

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of direct and alternating theory, Ohm’s Law, series, parallel, and combination circuits. Circuits are constructed and tested. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or better: MAT 032 or placement into MAT 101 or MAT 155. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EEM 142 Commercial/Industrial Codes

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers National Electrical Code, including ordinances pertaining to commercial and industrial wiring. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EEM 166 Commercial/Industrial Wiring

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of wiring methods and practices in commercial and industrial applications. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 155, IMT 214 and EEM 142. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EEM 251 Programmable Controllers

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is an introduction to programmable controls systems with emphasis on basic programming techniques. A variety of input/output devices and their applications are covered. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: EEM 117 or ACR 106. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EEM 252 Programmable Controllers Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers the application of programmable controller theories and operation procedures. Topics such as interfacing data manipulation and report generation are covered. Programmable controller projects are constructed, operated, and tested. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EEM 251. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

Electronics (Mechatronics)

ELT 108 Electrical Machines

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers electrical machines and motors (AC and DC), along with generators and transformers. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: EEM 117 and EEM 142. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

ELT 208 Introduction to Robotics

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This is an introductory course covering the basic concepts and limitations of industrial robots. The course includes terminology, sensing devices, methods of controlling robots, and interfacing. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EEM 251. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

Emergency Medical Technology

EMS 105 Emergency Medical Care I

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course is a study of preparatory and pharmacology, airway management, patient assessment, and trauma and shock as it relates to the provision of pre-hospital emergency medical care to critically ill and injured patients.

EMS 106 Emergency Medical Care II

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course is a study of medical emergencies, operations, pediatrics and other special populations as it relates to the provision of pre-hospital emergency medical care to critically ill and injured patients.

Engineering Graphics Technology

EGT 105 Basic Civil Drafting

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course covers the application of drawing techniques of structures, map topography, and other civil applications. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 152. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EGT 106 Print Reading and Sketching

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the interpretation of basic engineering drawings and sketching techniques for making multi-view pictorial representations. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EGT 130 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    2.533

    This course covers interpreting, calculating tolerances, inspecting, computing geometrics of rejected parts, and analyzing the concepts of geometric control. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 152. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EGT 151 Introduction to CAD

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers the operation of a computer-aided drafting system. The course includes interaction with a CAD station to produce technical drawings. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EGT 152 Fundamentals of CAD

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course includes a related series of problems and exercises utilizing the computer graphics station as a drafting tool. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 151. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EGT 156 Intermediate CAD Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course builds on the fundamentals of computer-aided drafting and includes such concepts as 3D modeling and user interface customization. This course also provides the foundation for advanced computer-aided drafting concepts and applications. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 151. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EGT 172 Electronic Drafting

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course provides familiarization with a system to create electronic schematics and wiring diagrams. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 152. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EGT 220 Structural and Piping Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This advanced drawing course covers structural steel and process piping applications. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 152. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EGT 225 Architectural Drawing Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This is an advanced drawing course for architectural applications. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 152. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EGT 252 Advanced CAD

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers advanced concepts of CAD software and applications. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 152. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EGT 258 Applications of CAD

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is the study of the use of CAD within the different drafting and design fields. Students will complete CAD projects for various fields which may include architectural, civil, mechanical, HVAC, and electrical. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 252. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EGT 282 Rapid Prototyping I

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course includes a series of problems and exercises utilizing additive and subtractive prototyping technologies and 3-D modeling applications to produce working prototypes. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGT 156. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

Engineering Technology

EGR 106 Science and Technology I

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course will cover the relationship of the technical applications and measurements of force, work, rate, and resistance to the underlying physical concept in mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGR 170. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EGR 170 Engineering Materials

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the properties, material behaviors, and applications of materials used in engineering structures and products. Basic principles of material behavior and selection, metallurgy and heat treating will be covered as well as major types of plastics and their properties. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 155. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EGR 175 Manufacturing Processes

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the processes, alternatives, and operations in the manufacturing environment. The student is taught the advantages, disadvantages, and conditions under which process would be used. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EGR 194 Statics and Strength of Materials

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course covers external and internal forces in structures and/or machines, including conditions of equilibrium, systems of force, moments of inertia and friction. It also covers the stress/strain relationships in materials. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: EGR 106. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

English

ENG 032 Developmental English

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    Developmental English is an intensive review of grammar and usage; mechanics of punctuation, spelling, and capitalization; sentence structure; and the writing process. Evidence of planning, organizing, drafting, editing, and revising are emphasized in this course along with a study of different modes of writing for a variety of rhetorical situations.

ENG 100 Introduction to Composition

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of basic writing and different modes of composition and may include a review of usage. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032 or placement score. (This course does not count for credit in any program of study.)

ENG 101 English Composition I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

ENG 102 English Composition II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 101.

ENG 165 Professional Communications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course develops practical written and oral professional communication skills. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032 or placement score.

ENG 203 American Literature Survey

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This (college transfer) course is a survey of American Literature: major authors, genres, and periods. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 102.

ENG 205 English Literature I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: the study of English literature from the Old English Period to the Romantic Period with emphasis on major writers and periods. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 102.

ENG 206 English Literature II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: the study of English literature from the Romantic Period to the present with emphasis on major writers and periods. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 102.

ENG 208 World Literature I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This (college transfer) course is a study of masterpieces of world literature in translation from the ancient world through the sixteenth century. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 102.

ENG 209 World Literature II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This (college transfer) course is a study of masterpieces of world literature in translation from the seventeenth century to the present. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 102.

ENG 214 Fiction

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of fiction from several cultures. Emphasis is on the nature of the genre and appropriate reading strategies. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 102.

ENG 220 20th and 21st Century Literature

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of literature, primarily American and British, since World War II. Emphasis will be on contemporary literature. Prerequisite with a grade of �C� or higher: ENG 102.

ENG 228 Studies in Film Genre

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a critical examination of significant films. Films representing a variety of genres (western, film noir, screwball comedy, etc.) and countries will be viewed and analyzed. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 101.

ENG 236 African American Literature

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This (college transfer) course is a critical study of African American literature examined from historical, social, and psychological perspectives. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 102.

Environmental Engineering Technology

EVT 102 Basic Water Treatment

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course will enable the student to have a general concept of groundwater and surface water treatment techniques as well as the physical and chemical unit processes applied to drinking water treatment and the daily routine tasks associated with the operation of potable water supply systems. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EVT 103 Basic Water Distribution

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the water distribution system, which stores and delivers potable water to the customer. Storage, pipes, safety, and the general overview of typical distribution systems will be included. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EVT 108 Basic Physical Chemical Wastewater

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the major types of physical and chemical treatment processes and routine operational control tasks associated with industrial wastewater treatment systems. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EVT 109 Basic Biological Wastewater

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course encompasses the biological treatment processes with respect to preliminary, primary, and secondary treatment and surrounding operational tasks associated with fixed media and suspended media in biological wastewater treatment systems. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EVT 110 Introduction to Treatment Facilities

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the physical, chemical, and biological principles of operation of water and wastewater treatment systems. The basic unit processes, control parameters, and mathematical problem-solving related to collection systems, treatment facilities, and distribution systems are introduced. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EVT 201 Environmental Science

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to the basic principles of environmental science including ecology, energy, resources, waste management, air, water, and soil pollution. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EVT 206 Introduction to Environmental Compliance

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers an introduction to regulatory concepts and requirements for compliance with environmental regulations by governmental and non-governmental entities. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EVT 220 Environmental Biology II

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of environmental biology, including ecological systems and toxicology. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester in hybrid format.

EVT 223 Environmental Sampling Analysis

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This is an introductory course in the fundamental principles of sampling and laboratory analysis as it relates to environmental quality and pollution control. Analytical and sampling techniques are studied and demonstrated in the laboratory. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester in hybrid format.

EVT 225 Best Management Practices (BMP) Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course will enable students to identify best management practices in the fields of resource conservation and pollution prevention. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EVT 251 Health Effects/Hazardous Materials

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the means by which chemicals in the environment or the workplace may enter the human body and cause detrimental effects. Types of protective clothing and equipment used to reduce the hazard of exposure to such materials are included. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EVT 253 Occupational Environmental, Safety, and Health Concepts

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is designed to explain how various occupational environmental, safety, and health regulations and practices apply to the workplace setting. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EVT 254 Industrial Safety and Emergency Response

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers state and federal regulations related to worker safety, industrial hygiene, and response to emergency situations. Emphasis is placed on response to releases of hazardous materials and hazard prevention. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

EVT 255 Solid and Hazardous Waste

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course will enable students to identify the hierarchy of solid and hazardous waste, the waste stream, pollution prevention and disposal strategies. Students will explain the requirements of federal, state, and local regulations related to solid and hazardous waste. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

EVT 257 Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course investigates environmental, safety, and health management systems. Topics will include six sigma, root cause analysis, and accident investigation. Coursework will also introduce students to environmental and safety sampling and analysis using basic biostatistics. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

EVT 260 Air Pollution Control Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers air quality problems, federal and state regulatory mechanisms, and the types of emission control technology currently available. Monitoring emissions and ambient air quality are addressed. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Fire Science Technology

FST 101 Emergency Response for Firefighters

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course includes all the required First Responder training for new firefighters using the American Red Cross training criteria and is a prerequisite for subsequent training.

FST 102 Firefighter I – Basic

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the initial National Fire Protection Association 1001 standards. Topics include firefighter safety, personal protective equipment, communications, firefighter survival, fire behavior, fire service organization, hazardous materials, and command and control.

FST 103 Firefighter I – Advanced

    ClassLabCredit

    505

    This course is a continuation of the National Fire Protection Association 1001 standards and remaining program requirements not covered in Firefighter I – Basic. Topics include operation and use of firefighting tools and equipment, fire classes/control, auto extraction, and a live burn.

FST 104 Firefighter II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course continues coverage of the National Fire Protection Association 1001 standards. Topics include basic firefighting skills and use of equipment such as hoses, flammable liquids, gas fires, construction materials, hydrant flow/operability, and remaining skills not covered in Firefighter I.

FST 106 Building Construction for Fire Protection

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the components of building construction that relate to fire and life safety, focusing on firefighter safety. The essential elements of construction and design of structures are shown when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at emergencies.

FST 107 Fire Investigation I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides the fundamentals and technical knowledge needed for proper fire scen interpretations, including recognizing and conducting origin and cause, preservation of evidence and documentation, scene security, motives of the firesetter, and types of fire causes.

FST 109 Fire Service Hydraulics and Water Supply

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the theory and practice of principles for water use in fire protection. Also covered is the application of hydraulic principles used to analyze and solve water supply problems on an emergency scene.

FST 202 Fire Administration I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces the organization and management of a fire department and the relationship of government agencies to the fire service. Emphasis is placed on fire service leadership from the perspective of the company officer.

FST 203 Fire Prevention

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course studies several components of fire prevention and safety including the history and philosophy of fire prevention, operations of a fire prevention bureau, use of fire codes, identification and correction of fire hazards, built-in fire protection systems, and fire investigation.

FST 205 Fire & Emergency Services Company Officer I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of supervision, communications, administrative functions, training, human resource management, records management and other subjects relevant to Fire Officer I qualifications. Content meets the NFPA 1021 Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications Fire Officer I.

Forestry

FOR 154 Mensuration

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the techniques and instruments used in the measurement of standing or harvested trees. The use of log rules, volume tables, yield tables, and elementary statistics are included. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

FOR 210 Forest Utilization and Care

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the utilization and care of forests as related to forestry, recreation, wildlife, and watershed management. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

Geography

GEO 102 World Geography

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a geographic analysis of the regions of the world, i.e., North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. Diversity of each region is emphasized by examining its physical environment, natural resources, social, cultural, economic and political systems. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

Health Information Management

HIM 103 Introduction to Health Information and Coding

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course focuses on the principles of health information management and explores basic concepts in diagnostic and procedural coding and classification systems. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: DVS courses or placement score. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HIM 104 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Record Coding

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the structure and functions of the human body in order to prepare coders to extract clinical information from medical records. Emphasis is placed on the proper use of anatomical terms in the medical coding environment. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: DVS courses or placement score. BIO 112 or BIO 210 and BIO 211 can be substituted for this course. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HIM 105 Medical Office Communication and Practices

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the principles of effective medical office communication with an emphasis on specific job responsibilities and communication skills needed in order to be successful in the health care industry. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: HIM 110, HIM 130, HIM 135, HIM 137 and HIM 216. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

HIM 110 Health Information Science I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides an in-depth study of the content, storage, retrieval, control and retention of health information systems. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, HIM 104 or BIO 112 or BIO 211, HIM 103, HIM 140 and HIM 266. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HIM 115 Medical Records and the Law

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course provides an introduction to the study of laws applicable to the health care field with emphasis in health information practices. Prerequisites with a grade “C” or higher: HIM 110, HIM 130, HIM 135, HIM 137 and HIM 216. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

HIM 130 Billing and Reimbursement

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides an introduction to medical insurance billing and practices with emphasis on the primary payers such as Medicare and Medicaid. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, HIM 104 or BIO 112 or BIO 211, HIM 103, HIM 140 and HIM 266. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HIM 135 Medical Pathology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of disease processes, general classification of disease, including signs and symptoms, systems affected by disease, diagnostic measures, types of treatment, including surgical and/or chemical intervention, and terminology. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, HIM 104 or BIO 112 or BIO 211, HIM 103, HIM 140 and HIM 266. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HIM 137 Pharmacology for Coders

    ClassLabCredit

    101

    This course is a study of therapeutic agents in relation to medical record coding and reimbursement issues. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, HIM 104 or BIO 112 or BIO 211, HIM 103, HIM 140 and HIM 266. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HIM 140 Current Procedural Terminology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides a basic study of the CPT and HCPCS coding and classification system particular to the physician’s office setting. Students will learn how to assign codes to capture the professional component of services provided. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: DVS courses or placement score. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HIM 150 Coding Practicum I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides clinical practice in the application of basic coding and classification system guidelines in selected health care facilities. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: HIM 110, HIM 130, HIM 135, HIM 137 and HIM 216. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

HIM 216 Coding and Classification I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a study of disease and procedural coding and classification systems. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, HIM 104 or BIO 112 or BIO 211, HIM 103, HIM 140 and HIM 266. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HIM 228 Coding Seminar

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course is a study of specific assigned coding projects. The focus is on resume preparation, interviewing skills, HIM job searching, and certification examination preparation. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: HIM 110, HIM 130, HIM 135, HIM 137 and HIM 216. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

HIM 266 Computers in Health Care

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers hardware and software components of computers for medical record applications, methods of controlling accuracy and security of data in computer systems, record linkage, and data sharing concepts. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: DVS courses or placement score. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

History

HIS 101 Western Civilization to 1689

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a survey of Western civilization from ancient times to 1689, including the major political, social, economic, and intellectual factors shaping Western cultural tradition. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

HIS 102 Western Civilization Post 1689

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a survey of Western civilization from 1689 to the present, including major political, social, economic, and intellectual factors which shape the modern Western world. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

HIS 105 World History II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers world history from circa 1500 A.D. to the present, focusing on the development of a system of interrelationships based on western expansion and the economic, social, political, and cultural aspects of each era. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

HIS 115 African American History

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the history of African-Americans, including African heritage, American history, and significant contributions by individuals or groups. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

HIS 201 American History: Discovery to 1877

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a survey of U.S. history from discovery to 1877. This course includes political, social, economic, and intellectual developments during this period. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

HIS 202 American History: 1877 to Present

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a survey of U.S. history from 1877 to the present. This course includes political, social, economic, and intellectual developments during this period. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

Horticulture

HRT 101 Introduction to Horticulture

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers the basic principles of horticulture as it relates to commercial production. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

Human Services

HUS 101 Introduction to Human Services

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers an overview of the field of human services. Role responsibilities, problems, boundaries, and strategies of human service workers are included. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HUS 102 Personal and Professional Development in the Helping Professions

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides students with the opportunity to gain a greater awareness of “self” through values clarification activities, reflective writings, etc., and to understand how attitudes, values and beliefs impact both their personal and professional lives. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HUS 110 Orientation to Human Services

    ClassLabCredit

    101

    This course is a study of the regional human services curriculum, agencies in the service area, curriculum requirements, and career opportunities. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101 and HUS 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HUS 112 Services for the Elderly

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course is a study of services available for older adults (55 and over), including health, social, recreational, financial, and educational services. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HUS 205 Gerontology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a survey of the physical, social, and mental changes that occurs as a person ages. The related problems and current programs designed for people age 55 and over are studied in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HUS 206 Death and Dying

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the issues of death and dying. Stages of dying, dealing with dying, dealing with sudden death, and grief are covered in the course. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HUS 208 Alcohol and Drug Abuse

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of the etiology of alcohol and drug abuse, various types of addictive substances, physical, mental and social implications, programs in rehabilitation, and preventive education. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

HUS 209 Case Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers accepted methods and strategies for effectively assessing client needs, accessing necessary provider agencies, and monitoring and properly documenting service delivery and client welfare. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101 and HUS 101 and MAT 032 or placement into MAT 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HUS 212 Survey of Disabilities and Disorders

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a survey of the major categories of disabilities and disorders with which the helping professional is most likely to work. These will include, but not be limited to, developmental and psychological disorders, visual and hearing impairment and physical disabilities resulting from injury or disease. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

HUS 216 Behavior Change Techniques

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of major theories associated with individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy and alcohol, drug and vocational rehabilitation. Emphasis is placed on the techniques of behavioral change. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HUS 221 Professional Ethics in Human Services Practice

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an in-depth analysis of human services ethics, application of NOHSE codes of ethics, and concepts and dilemmas specific to helping relationships. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher:  ENG 101 and HUS 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

HUS 230 Interviewing Techniques

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the development of skills necessary for interviews in various organizational settings. Students in human services will use these skills and knowledge later on their supervised field placements. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101 and HUS 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

HUS 235 Group Dynamics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an examination of the theory and practice of group dynamics. Emphasis is on the application of the value and use of the group process in specialized settings related to human services. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101 and HUS 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

HUS 237 Crisis Intervention

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the effects of crisis on people, the methods of intervention and other uses of multiple resources to reestablish individual function. Students are required to demonstrate mock crisis activities. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101 and HUS 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

HUS 250 Supervised Field Placement I

    ClassLabCredit

    194

    This course includes work experience assignments by students in selected human services agencies. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: HUS 101, HUS 110, HUS 209, and HUS 230, and MAT 032 or placement into MAT 101 and Program Manager approval.

HUS 251 Supervised Field Placement II

    ClassLabCredit

    194

    This course includes work assignments in selected human services agencies. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: HUS 250 and Program Manager approval.

HUS 260 Human Services Special Topics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of special topics of interest to particular populations and locations. Prerequisites with grades of “C” or higher: ENG 101 and HUS 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Humanities

HSS 110 History of Ideas

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a history of human ideas and values as they have been transformed across time through an interdisciplinary examination of a culture’s arts, literatures, philosophies and beliefs. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

Industrial Maintenance Technology (Mechatronics)

IMT 104 Schematics

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course covers the interpretation of mechanical, fluid power, and/or electrical schematics. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IMT 110 Industrial Instrumentation

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers fundamentals of pressure, flow, level, and temperature instrumentation. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: IMT 151, IMT 214, and EEM 117. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IMT 121 Drive Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course covers drive systems consisting of belts and pulleys, chains and sprockets, and gear drives used to transmit power. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IMT 211. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IMT 126 Introduction to Mechanical Installation

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course is an introduction to the skills required for rigging, installing, and repairing machinery. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 155, IMT 211, and IMT 121. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IMT 131 Hydraulics and Pneumatics

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers the basic technology and principles of hydraulics and pneumatics. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IMT 211 and IMT 104. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IMT 151 Piping Systems

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers plumbing and piping systems used in industrial commercial and/or residential construction. Emphasis is placed on the reading and sketching of piping schematics as well as the fabrication and design of piping systems. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: IMT 104 and IMT 211. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

IMT 161 Mechanical Power Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers mechanical transmission devices, including procedures for installation, removal, and maintenance. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 155, IMT 121, and IMT 211. This course is typically taught in the fall semester.

IMT 163 Problem-Solving for Mechanical Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers troubleshooting techniques such as mathematical calculations and mechanical procedures. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IMT 161. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IMT 202 Electrical Troubleshooting

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers diagnosing a mechanical problem using prints and electrical troubleshooting techniques. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: EEM 117, IMT 104, IMT 214, and ELT 108. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

IMT 203 Mechanical Troubleshooting

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers diagnosing a mechanical problem using prints and mechanical troubleshooting techniques. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: IMT 121 and IMT161. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

IMT 210 Industrial Skills I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is designed to give students an introduction to basic safety, construction math, and hand tools as related to industrial applications. (Note: Course is aligned with NCCER modules 00101-04, 00102-04, and 00103-04). This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IMT 211 Industrial Skills II

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is designed to give students an introduction to power tools, blueprints, & rigging. Students will learn basic communication & employability skills as related to industrial applications. (Note: Course is aligned with NCCER modules 00104-04, 00105-04, 00106-04, 00107-04, & 00108-04). This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IMT 214 Industrial Wiring

    ClassLabCredit

    163

    This course introduces the principles of wiring related to commercial and industrial, alternating current, and motors including theory and application. (Note: Course is aligned with NCCER modules 32201, 32202, and 32203). Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher:EEM 142 and IMT 104. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Internetworking

IST 110 Introduction to Cyberspace and Cybersecurity

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course studies the fundamentals of cyberspace and cybersecurity. Topics of study include: roles and functions within cyberspace, data security, digital forensics, incident management, training and awareness, and physical and environmental security.

IST 111 Introduction to Cybersecurity Processes and Technologies

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course presents the processes and technologies required to implement and maintain information security. This course includes best practices, methodologies, and technologies necessary to: address software and hardware issues, recover data, and protect the integrity of digital evidence for criminal and civil litigation.

IST 115 Human Aspects in Cybersecurity

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course studies the human aspect of cybersecurity and the motivation behind cyber-crimes. Topics include: ethics, laws, policies, and psychology as it applies to cybersecurity.

IST 201 Cisco Internetworking Concepts

    ClassLabCredit

    2.51.53

    This course is the study of current and emerging computer networking technology. Topics covered include safety, networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LANS, WANS, OSI models, cabling, cabling tools, Cisco routers, router programming, star topology, IP addressing, and network standards. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 220 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IST 202 Cisco Router Configuration

    ClassLabCredit

    2.51.53

    This course is a study of LANS, WANS, OSI Models, Ethernet, token ring, fiber distributed data interface TCP/IP addressing protocol, dynamic routing, and the network administrator’s role and function. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 201. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IST 203 Advanced Cisco Router Configuration

    ClassLabCredit

    2.51.53

    This course is a study of configuring Cisco routers. Topics include LAN Switching, VLANs, LAN design, IGRP, Access Lists, Novell IPX, and the use of numerous case studies. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 202. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IST 204 Cisco Troubleshooting

    ClassLabCredit

    2.51.53

    This course is a study of troubleshooting network problems. Topics include WAN, WAN design, PPP, ISDN, Frame Relay, and the use of numerous case studies. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 203. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IST 209 Cisco Fundamentals of Wireless LANs

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This introductory course is the study of design, installation, configuration, operations and troubleshooting of Wireless LANs. The course includes an overview of wireless technologies, standards, devices, security, design, and best practices, emphasizing real world applications and skills. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 202 or IST 245 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IST 215 Health Information Networking

    ClassLabCredit

    2.51.53

    This course studies the application of information technology principles in a health care environment. Topics include electronic health records, medical group LANs and WANs, and effective security and support strategies for medical group networks. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 204 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

IST 220 Data Communications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the fundamentals of data communications. Basic signaling, networking, and various transmission media are covered. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 209 and CPT 176 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

IST 222 Introduction to Webpage Production

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is designed to develop skills in using common office and web development software to produce webpage content. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101. This course is typically taught in the summer and fall semesters.

IST 226 Internet Programming

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers designing internet pages and applications for personal/business use, writing the required program code in languages such as HTML, Java, and VRML, testing and debugging programs, uploading and maintaining internet pages and applications. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

IST 235 Handheld Computer Programming

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a survey of the techniques of rapid application development for handheld devices. Topics include setup of development environment, creation and deployment of programs, and design strategies to overcome memory and interface limitations. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 237 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IST 237 Intermediate Website Design

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of server-side (CGI; dynamic html) and client-side (JavaScript) dynamic web design, including the incorporation of database applications and content into web pages. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 226 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IST 245 Local Area Networks

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the methods used to interconnect computers, terminals, word processors, facsimiles, and other office machines within a given area. Examples of vendor implementations are used to illustrate various approaches. This course provides experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting Local Area Networks in a lab environment. Authorized certification courseware will be used. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 220 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IST 253 LAN Service and Support

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course focuses on installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting Local Area Networks in a lab environment. It covers Windows NT and 2000 operating systems, network diagnostics, optimizing, service administration, and troubleshooting. Authorized certification courseware will be used. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 245 or departmental approval. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

IST 267 Network Vulnerability Assessment

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to test network security using network vulnerability assessment tools and methods. Student will also learn how to improve network security based on the assessment results. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 209 and IST 110.

IST 269 Digital Forensics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course examines advanced technical aspects of digital computer evidence to include detection, collection, identification, and preservation. Emphasis is placed on specific tools and methods for extracting deleted or destroyed computer-related evidence. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 111 and CPT 176.

IST 281 Presentation Graphics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the state-of-the-art presentation graphics software packages with a focus on communication situations typically encountered in business environments. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

IST 285 Cybersecurity Capstone

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course integrates the knowledge and skills gained through previous coursework and experience to develop and implement risk management, vulnerability assessment, threat analysis, and incident response plans. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 282 and IST 269.

IST 290 Special Topics in Information Science

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers special topics in information sciences technologies.

IST 291 Fundamentals of Network Security I

    ClassLabCredit

    2.51.53

    This course is the study of intro levels of security processes based on a security policy, emphasizing hands-on skills in the areas of secure perimeter, security connectivity, security management, identity services, and intrusion detection. The course prepares students to manage network security. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: IST 204 or departmental approval.) This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

Leadership

IDS 201 Leadership Development

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course focuses on the development of leadership, including philosophy, moral/ethics, and individual ability/style. It is designed to increase students understanding of themselves and the theories and techniques of leadership and group processes by integrating theoretical concepts with the reality of application within a group setting. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MGT 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

LEG 120 Torts

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the various classifications and functions of tort law, including intentional and negligent torts, causation, proximate cause, and defenses. The study of strict liability, product liability and current tort developments are exposed. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

LEG 132 Legal Bibliography

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the methods of legal research, proper citation of authority, use of legal treatises, texts, reporters, and digests. Both traditional and online legal research techniques are included. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

LEG 135 Introduction to Law and Ethics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides a general introduction to law, including courts, legal terminology, procedures, systems, and laws of society. Emphasis is on ethics and the role of the paralegal in the legal system. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required and a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

LEG 201 Civil Litigation I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the principles of litigation and the rules of procedure for each court in the South Carolina system, including pleading, practice, and discovery procedures. Prerequisites with grades of “C” or higher: LEG 132 and CPT 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

LEG 212 Workers’ Compensation

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the history of workers’ compensation case laws, statutes and regulation, and procedures in handling claims. Emphasis is on the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation system. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

LEG 213 Family Law

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes an examination of the laws of marriage, divorce, annulment, separation, adoption, custody, juveniles, and procreative rights. Prerequisites with grades of “C” or higher: LEG 120, LEG 132 or LEG 135. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

LEG 214 Property Law

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes an overview of South Carolina property law, including the mechanics of various commercial and private property transactions and mortgage foreclosures. Rights of land, water, minerals, crops, space, planning, zoning, and preservation are reviewed. Prerequisites with grades of “C” or higher: LEG 120, LEG 132 or LEG 135. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

LEG 230 Legal Writing

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes methods, techniques, and procedures for the proper research and preparation of legal memorandum, trial and appellate briefs, and trial notebooks. Prerequisite with grades of “C” or higher: ENG 101, LEG 132, and CPT 101. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

LEG 232 Law Office Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the basic principles of office management, including administrative procedures, client relations, and office operating procedures. Emphasis is on increasing proficiency in performing a variety of law office related tasks. This course is a capstone course for the Paralegal Program and should be completed at Central Carolina Technical College. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 45 hours of curriculum and ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or higher. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

LEG 233 Wills, Trusts, and Probate

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a detailed study of testacy and intestacy, preparation of wills and codicils, the fundamentals of trusts and probate administration. Prerequisites with grades of “C” or higher: LEG 120, LEG 132 or LEG 135. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

LEG 250 Internship for Legal Assistant/Paralegal

    ClassLabCredit

    093

    This course is designed to provide the paralegal student with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and apply the skills and knowledge in a law office or other suitable location where paralegals are employed. Prerequisites: Successful completion of 45 hours of curriculum work with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or higher, and approval of the Internship Coordinator.

Machine Tool Technology

MTT 101 Introduction to Machine Tool

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course covers the basics in measuring tools, layout tools, bench tools and basic operations of lathes, mills, and drill presses. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MTT 111 Machine Tool Theory and Practice I

    ClassLabCredit

    365

    This course is an introduction to the basic operation of machine shop equipment. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MTT 112 Machine Tool Theory and Practice II

    ClassLabCredit

    365

    This course is a combination of the basic theory and operation of machine shop equipment. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 111. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MTT 121 Machine Tool Theory I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the principles involved in the production of precision metal parts. Corequisite: MTT 122. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MTT 122 Machine Tool Practice I

    ClassLabCredit

    0124

    This course covers practical experiences using the principles in Machine Tool Theory I. Corequisite: MTT 121. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MTT 123 Machine Tool Theory II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers the principles involved in machining parts using machine tools, including lathes, mills, drill presses, jig bores, and the attachments for each. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 121 and MTT 122. Corequisite: MTT 124. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MTT 124 Machine Tool Practice II

    ClassLabCredit

    0124

    This course covers the practical application of the principles in Machine Tool Theory II. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 121 and MTT 122. Corequisite: MTT 123. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MTT 248 Manual Programming and Operations

    ClassLabCredit

    435

    This course covers the basic programming and operations of CNC machines such as lathes, milling machines, and wire electrical discharge software. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 252. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

MTT 252 CNC Setup and Operations

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers CNC setup and operations. Along with classification of CNC turning and machining centers. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MTT 253 CNC Programming and Operations

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the planning, programming, selecting tooling, determining speeds and feeds, setting up, operating, and testing of CNC programs on CNC machines. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 252. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MTT 254 CNC Programming I

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of CNC programming, including machine language and computer assisted programming. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 258, and MTT 253. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MTT 255 CNC Programming II

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course includes CNC programming with simulated production conditions. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 258, MTT 253, and MTT 254. This course is typically offered in the Spring Semester.

MTT 258 Machine Tool CAM

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of computer assisted manufacturing graphics systems needed to create CNC programs. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 252 or departmental approval. This course is typically offered in the fall semester.

MTT 285 NIMS Level I Capstone

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This capstone course will provide practice and performance necessary to complete all Level I projects outlined by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). This course will include projects and written examinations required by NIMS. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTT 123 and MTT 124. This course is typically offered in the summer semester.

Management

MGT 101 Principles of Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of management theories, emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, and controlling. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032.

MGT 121 Small Business Operations

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the daily operations of an established small business, emphasizing staffing, recordkeeping, inventory control, and marketing. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: BUS 110. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of supervisory principles and techniques required to effectively manage human resources in an organization. First-line management is emphasized. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or no reading required. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

MGT 201 Human Resource Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of personnel administration functions within a business organization. Major areas of study include job analysis; recruitment, selection and assessment of personnel; and wage, salary, and benefit administration. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MGT 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MGT 240 Management Decision Making

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of various structured approaches to managerial decision making. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: ACC 101 and MGT 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MGT 270 Managerial Communications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the skills used to create a climate for effective communication in the decision making and problem solving process.

Marketing

MKT 101 Marketing

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course covers an introduction to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion, and marketing distribution. Prerequisite with grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

MKT 135 Customer Service Techniques

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the techniques and skills required for providing customer service excellence, including illustrations to turn customer relations into high standards of customer service, satisfaction, and repeat sales. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 and a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 102 or placement score.

MKT 245 Promotional Strategies

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of promotional activities, focusing on coordinating an effective marketing campaign for a product or business, with promotion strategies planned and used to influence consumers, trade intermediaries, and sales forces. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or placement score. This course is typically taught in the summer semester.

Massage Therapy

MTH 120 Introduction to Massage

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    A comprehensive introduction to therapeutic massage including history, theories, benefits, contraindications, ethical considerations, and S.C. Law for licensure. Swedish techniques are introduced. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032 or placement score. Corequisites: MTH 121, MTH 136, and MTH 137. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

MTH 121 Principles of Massage I

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course is an in-depth study of Swedish massage techniques and applications to a complete body massage. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032 or placement score. Corequisites: MTH 120, MTH 136, and MTH 137. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

MTH 122 Principles of Massage II

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course introduces basic assessment skills and application of therapeutic techniques to muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other structures.  Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher:  MTH 120, MTH 121, MTH 136, and MTH 137. Corequisites: MTH123, MTH 126, MTH 139, and MTH 141. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

MTH 123 Massage Clinical I

    ClassLabCredit

    163

    This course provides a clinical massage setting for experience in all aspects of delivering therapeutic massage. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 120, MTH 121, MTH 136, and MTH 137. Corequisites: MTH 122, MTH 126, MTH 139, and MTH 141. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

MTH 124 Massage Business Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course addresses the basic business skills necessary to operate a massage business including writing resumes, marketing, bookkeeping, taxes, and record keeping. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 126, MTH 139, and MTH 141. Corequisites: MTH 127, MTH 128, MTH 138. This course is typically taught only in the fall and summer semesters.

MTH 126 Pathology for Massage Therapy

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course covers basic pathology for the massage therapy student. The course includes signs and symptoms of diseases with emphasis on recognition and identification, as prescribed in massage therapy.  Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 120, MTH 121, MTH 136, and MTH 137. Corequisites: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 139, and MTH 141.  This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

MTH 127 Principles of Massage III

    ClassLabCredit

    163

    This course continues the applications of basic assessment skills and therapeutic techniques to additional regions of the body. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 126, MTH 139, and MTH 141. Corequisites: MTH 124, MTH 128, and MTH 138. This course is typically taught only in the fall and summer semesters.

MTH 128 Clinical Applications of Massage Therapy

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    Students will perform massage therapy in a clinical massage setting. Students will be closely supervised and evaluated by instructors in all aspects of massage. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 126, and MTH 139, and MTH 141. Corequisites: MTH 124, MTH 127, and MTH 138. This course is typically taught only in the fall and summer semesters.

MTH 136 Kinesiology for Massage Therapy

    ClassLabCredit

    1.51.52

    This course is a study of body movement and the body’s muscular and structural factors, such as posture and gait, in relation to massage therapy. Specific emphasis will be placed on the affects of massage therapy on the way the body reacts during various activities. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032 or placement score. Corequisites: MTH 120, MTH 121, and MTH 137. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

MTH 137 Anatomy and Physiology for Massage Therapy I

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course will focus on the anatomy and physiology of the human body and effects of massage on the body as a whole with emphasis on the skeletal, muscular and circulatory systems, including indications/contraindications for massage and relevant pathologies. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032, MAT 032, RDG 032 or placement score. Corequisites: MTH 120, MTH 121, and MTH 136. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

MTH 138 Anatomy and Physiology for Massage Therapy II

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course is a continuation of Anatomy for Massage Therapy I with focus on the Immune/lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems with emphasis on the effects of clinical massage modalities on these body systems. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 126, MTH 139, and MTH 141. Corequisites: MTH 124, MTH 127, and MTH 128. This course is typically taught only in the fall and summer semesters.

MTH 139 Anatomy and Physiology for Massage Therapy III

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course is a continuation of Anatomy for Massage Therapy I and II and includes the nervous, endocrine and integumentary systems. Specific focus is on the effects of massage on the sympathetic/parasympathetic divisions and the effect of massage on the release of neurotransmitters and hormones. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH, 120, MTH 121, MTH 136, and MTH 137. Corequisites: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 126, and MTH 141. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

MTH 141 Pharmacology for Massage Therapy

    ClassLabCredit

    101

    This course is a brief overview of the effects of medications commonly reported on health intake forms by massage clients. The main focus is on common over the counter pain relievers, NSAIDS, cardiovascular disease medications and those used for diabetes with emphasis on recognizing possible contraindications for massage and referral guidelines. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 120, MTH 121, MTH 136, and MTH 137. Corequisites: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 126, and MTH 139. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

Mathematics

MAT 031 Developmental Mathematics Basics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    Developmental Mathematics Basics is intended for students who need assistance in basic arithmetic skills. Based on assessment of student needs, instruction includes performing the four arithmetic operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents. Application skills are emphasized.

MAT 032 Developmental Mathematics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    Developmental Mathematics includes a review of arithmetic skills, and focuses on the study of measurement and geometry, basic algebra concepts, and data analysis. Application skills are emphasized. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: MAT 031 or placement score for MAT 032.

MAT 101 Beginning Algebra

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the study of rational numbers and their applications, operations with algebraic expressions, linear equations and applications, linear inequalities, graphs of linear equations, operations with exponents and polynomials, and factoring. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: MAT 032 or placement into MAT 101.

MAT 102 Intermediate Algebra

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the study of linear systems and applications; quadratic expressions, equations, functions and graphs; and rational and radical expressions and functions. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 101 or placement into MAT 102.

MAT 110 College Algebra

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the following topics: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; inequalities; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices; determinants; and solutions of higher degree polynomials. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 102 or placement into MAT 110.

MAT 111 College Trigonometry

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the following topics: trigonometric functions; trigonometric identities; solution of right and oblique triangles; solutions of trigonometric equations; polar coordinates; complex numbers, including DeMoivre’s Theorem; vectors; conic sections; and parametric equations. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 110.

MAT 120 Probability and Statistics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics, including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals, and test hypothesis for large and small samples; types I and II errors; linear regression; and correlation. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 101or placement into MAT 102.

MAT 140 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course includes the following topics: derivatives and integrals of polynomial, rational, logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric functions; curve sketching; maxima and minima of functions; related rates; work; and analytic geometry. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 111.

MAT 141 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course includes the following topics: continuation of calculus of one variable, including analytic geometry, techniques of integration, volumes by integration, and other applications; infinite series, including Taylor series and improper integrals. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MAT 140.

MAT 155 Contemporary Mathematics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes techniques and applications of the following topics: properties of and operations with real numbers, elementary algebra, consumer mathematics, applied geometry, measurement, graph sketching and interpretations, and descriptive statistics. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: MAT 032 or placement into MAT 155.

Medical Assisting

MED 103 Medical Assisting Introduction

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides an introduction to the profession of medical assisting including qualifications, duties, and the role of the medical assistant. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112 or BIO 211, CPT 101, ENG 101 or ENG 165, and MAT 101 or MAT 155. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MED 105 Medical Assisting Office Skills I

    ClassLabCredit

    3.54.55

    This course provides a study of receptionist duties, records maintenance, insurance form processing, and office machine use. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112 or BIO 211, CPT 101, ENG 101 or ENG 165, and MAT 101 or MAT 155. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MED 107 Medical Office Management

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course provides a study of the principles and practices of banking and accounting procedures, billing methods, and office management. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MED 103, MED 105, MED 112, and MED 114. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MED 108 Common Diseases of the Medical Office

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course provides a study of the most frequently encountered diseases of the patients seen in the medical office, their pathology and treatment. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MED 103, MED 105, MED 112, and MED 114. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MED 112 Medical Assisting Pharmacology

    ClassLabCredit

    1.51.52

    This course provides a study of principles of pharmacology, drug therapy, and the administration of medication. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112 or BIO 211, CPT 101, ENG 101 or ENG 165, and MAT 101 or MAT 155. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MED 114 Medical Assisting Clinical Procedures

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course covers examination room techniques, including vital signs, specialty examination, minor surgical techniques and emergency procedures. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112 or BIO 211, CPT 101, ENG 101 or ENG 165, and MAT 101 or MAT 155. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

MED 115 Medical Office Lab Procedures I

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course provides a study of laboratory techniques commonly used in physician’s offices and other facilities. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MED 103, MED 105, MED 112, and MED 114. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

MED 156 Clinical Experience I

    ClassLabCredit

    1156

    This course provides direct experience in a physician’s office or other selected medical facilities. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MED 107, MED 108, MED 115, and PSY 201. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

Music

MUS 105 Music Appreciation

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to the study of music with focus on the elements of music and their relationships, the musical characteristics of representative works and composers, common musical forms and genres of various Western and non-Western historical style periods, and appropriate listening experiences. Prerequisite with grades of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

MUS 110 Music Fundamentals

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to the elements of music notation with keyboard applications. Information covered includes note names, major/minor tonality, simple sight-reading, rhythm, tempo, simple scales, basic chords, and basic symbols. Students will have the opportunity to perform in groups on a variety of easy instruments (recorder, keyboard, percussion, or guitar) in order to grasp fundamental concepts.

Natural Resources Management

NRM 101 Soil Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of soil science emphasizing its physical and chemical properties relating to the management of natural resources. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

NRM 102 Introduction to the Natural Resources Management Profession

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to the natural resources management profession. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

NRM 130 Outdoor Recreation Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course examines the management of natural resources for outdoor recreational purposes. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

NRM 132 Maintenance for the NRM Professional

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is the study of skills necessary to safely maintain equipment and facilities commonly used for farms, parks, and other outdoor environments. Included are: troubleshooting skills, basic construction skills such as carpentry, framing, plumbing, and electricity, and basic welding. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

NRM 160 Fall Flora and Fauna

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the identification, taxonomy, and natural history of living organisms. Emphasis will be placed on fauna which are abundant in the fall and identification of plants in their dormant stage. Particular attention is paid to native and invasive flora and fauna of importance to the state of South Carolina. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

NRM 161 Spring Flora and Fauna

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of the identification, taxonomy, and natural history of living organisms. Emphasis will be placed on fauna which are abundant in the spring and identification of plants in their spring foliage. Particular attention is paid to native and invasive flora and fauna of importance to the state of South Carolina. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

NRM 205 Global Positioning Systems I (GPS)

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is the study of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) concepts, including project planning and development, data integration into a Geographic Information System, mapping, navigation, and aerial photo interpretation. Emphasis is on applications within the NRM and EVT fields. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

NRM 207 Geographic Information Systems I (GIS)

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is the study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts, including coordinate systems, projections, datums, data models and sources, spatial statistics, queries and analyses, and basic cartographic principles. Emphasis is on applications within the NRM field. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: NRM 205. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

NRM 231 Habitat Assessment and Applications

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course examines assessment methods for the purposes of enhancing existing habitats. Coursework will include practical application of assessment concepts including fertilizations, vegetation control, tillage, use of herbicides and others. This course is the program capstone course and requires the successful completion of a major project and final assessment of program outcomes. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: NRM 230. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

NRM 235 Techniques Wildlife Management

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course includes a survey of applied techniques of wildlife management. The course includes “hands on” instruction in the outdoors. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

NRM 251 Introduction to Fishery Science

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    3 0 3

    This course is a study of the identification, taxonomy, and life histories of freshwater fish. Management implications for various species of fish with commercial, sport, and ecological value are included. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

NRM 260 Special Topics

    ClassLabCredit

    234

    2 3 3

    This course includes special topics in the area of natural resources management. This is the program capstone course and will be used for assessment of final program outcomes, a final program project, student preparation for employment, research and presentations on current topics, and network with invited outside speakers and agencies.

Nursing

NUR 101 Fundamentals of Nursing

    ClassLabCredit

    3.57.56

    This course facilitates the development of beginning technical competency in the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of selected patients of varying ages. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 210, ENG 101, MAT 101 or MAT 110 or MAT 120. Corequisites: BIO 211 and NUR 106. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

NUR 102 Basic Nursing Care Skills

    ClassLabCredit

    2.54.54

    This course introduces basic nursing care skills which are applied in long term care. Prerequisites with a grade of “XC” or higher: ENG 032 and RDG 032 and a grade “C” or higher: CPT 102 or placement score. Corequisites: AHS 102, AHS 105, and COL 105.

NUR 106 Pharmacologic Basics in Nursing Practice

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This introductory course outlines the basic concepts of pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics. The process of clinical calculations is introduced, as well as the major drug classifications. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 210, ENG 101, MAT 101 or MAT 110 or MAT 120. Corequisites: BIO 211 and NUR 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters

NUR 120 Basic Nursing Concepts

    ClassLabCredit

    567

    This course introduces the application of the nursing process in the care of persons throughout the life span who are experiencing selected common health problems. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 211, NUR 101, NUR 106. Corequisites: CPT 101 and PSY 201. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

NUR 201 Transition Nursing

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course facilitates the transition of the practical nurse graduate to the role of the associate degree nursing student. Prerequisites with a “C” or higher: BIO 210, BIO 211, CPT 101, ENG 101, MAT 101 or MAT 120, and PSY 201. Corequisite: NUR 106. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

NUR 210 Complex Health Problems

    ClassLabCredit

    365

    This course expands application of the nursing process in meeting the needs of patients with complex health problems. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: CPT 101, NUR 120, and PSY 201. Corequisites:  BIO 225 and PSY 203. This course is typically taught only in the fall and summer semesters.

NUR 214 Mental Health Nursing

    ClassLabCredit

    2.54.54

    This course facilitates the utilization of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of patients with common mental health problems. Focus is on the dynamics of human behavior ranging from normal to extreme. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: BIO 225, NUR 201 or NUR 210, and PSY 203. Corequisite: NUR 220. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

NUR 217 Trends and Issues in Nursing

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course is an exploration of health care trends and issues. Emphasis will be on the transition from student to graduate nurse. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: NUR 214 and NUR 220. Corequisites: ENG 102 and NUR 221. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

NUR 220 Family Centered Nursing

    ClassLabCredit

    567

    This course facilitates the application of the nursing process in the care of persons during the childbearing years and from birth through adolescence to promote optimal individual health and development at any stage of the health continuum. Prerequisites with grades of “C” or higher: BIO 225, NUR 201 or NUR 210, and PSY 203. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

NUR 221 Advanced Nursing Concepts

    ClassLabCredit

    295

    This course expands the application of the nursing process in the care of persons throughout the life span who are experiencing complex health problems. Prerequisites with grades of “C” or higher: NUR 214, NUR 220. Corequisite: ENG 102. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

Pharmacy Technician

PHM 101 Introduction to Pharmacy

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides a study of and introduction to pharmacy and its role in providing patient care services. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, MAT 101 or MAT 155 or placement into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

PHM 110 Pharmacy Practice

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course provides a study of theory and practice in procuring, manipulating, and preparing drugs for dispensing. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: PHM 101, PHM 113, PHM 114, PHM 115, and PHM 152. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

PHM 111 Applied Pharmacy Practice Laboratory

    ClassLabCredit

    062

    This course is a study of laboratory based, hands-on application of principles used in manipulation of data and materials in the preparing and dispensing of drugs. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, MAT 101 or MAT 155 or placement into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

PHM 113 Pharmacy Technician Math

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a review of basic mathematics focusing on its application to common pharmaceutical calculations. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, MAT 101 or MAT 155 or placement into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

PHM 114 Therapeutic Agents I

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides an introductory study of therapeutic drug categories. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112, and MAT 101 or placement into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

PHM 115 Drug Classification I

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course covers an introduction to pharmacologic classification of drugs, including generic and brand names, and a survey of actions and reactions of the major pharmacologic groups. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, MAT 101 or MAT 155 or placement into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

PHM 116 Drug Classification II

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course includes a study of the classification, actions, and applications of the major pharmacological groups. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: PHM 101, PHM 113, PHM 114, PHM 115, and PHM 152. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

PHM 124 Therapeutic Agents II

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a study of therapeutic drug categories. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: PHM 101, PHM 113, PHM 114, PHM 115, and PHM 152. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

PHM 152 Pharmacy Technician Practicum I

    ClassLabCredit

    062

    This course provides a practical introduction to the pharmacy environment. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112, and MAT 101 or placement into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

PHM 164 Pharmacy Technician Practicum II

    ClassLabCredit

    0124

    This course provides practical application of pharmacy skills in pharmacy environments.  Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: PHM 110, PHM 113, PHM 114, PHM 115, and PHM 152 and registration with the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

PHM 202 Pharmacological Anatomy and Physiology

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course introduces therapeutic drug categories. Basic anatomy and physiology of systems affected by drug action are emphasized. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, MAT 101 or MAT 155 or placement into MAT 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

Philosophy

PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes a topical survey of the three main branches of philosophy – epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics – and the contemporary questions related to these fields. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

PHI 110 Ethics

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of moral principles of conduct emphasizing ethical problems and modes of ethical reasoning. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

Political Science

PSC 201 American Government

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of national governmental institutions with emphasis on the Constitution; the functions of executive, legislative and judicial branches; civil liberties; and the role of the electorate. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

PSC 215 State and Local Government

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of state, county, and municipal government systems, including interrelationships between these systems and within the federal government. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

Psychology

PSY 201 General Psychology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the following topics and concepts in the science of behavior: scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality, abnormal behavior, therapeutic techniques, and social psychology. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

PSY 203 Human Growth and Development

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the physical, cognitive, and social factors affecting human growth, development, and potential. Prerequisite with grades of “C” or higher: PSY 201.

PSY 208 Human Sexuality

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives of human sexuality. Historical, cross-cultural, and ethical issues are considered in the course. Prerequisite with grades of “C” or higher: PSY 201.

PSY 212 Abnormal Psychology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of the nature and development of behavioral disorders, including the investigation of contemporary treatment procedures, analysis of human behavior problems, and identification of the personal and social skills needed to deal with these problems. Prerequisite with grades of “C” or higher: PSY 201.

Quality

QAT 103 Quality Management

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    The total quality concept, including organization, planning, organizational budgeting, product liability, and the jobs of quality are covered in this course. Statistics required to construct attribute control charts are also included. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: MGT 101. This course typically taught only in the summer semester.

Reading

RDG 032 Developmental Reading

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an intensive review of the academic reading skills needed for success in a college-level course. Students will demonstrate their understanding of reading as a process and will apply strategies learned to expand their reading comprehension skills. Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge, use context clues, and identify supporting details.

RDG 101 College Reading

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is designed to enhance reading efficiency by effectively processing and analyzing information. Prerequisite with a grade of “XC” or higher: RDG 032 or placement score.

Religion

REL 101 Introduction to Religion

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course provides a study of religion and the nature of religious belief and practice. Included is a survey of the major religions of the world. Both their historical development and their contemporary expression are considered. Attention is given to contemporary religious issues. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

School Age Care

SAC 101 Best Practices in School-Age Care

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces basic best practices of school-age and youth care skills for practitioners in out-of-school care environments.

Sociology

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology, including culture, socialization, interaction, social groups and stratification, effects of population growth, and technology in society and social institutions. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

SOC 102 Marriage and the Family

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces the institutions of marriage and the family from a sociological perspective. Significant forms and structures of family groups are studied in relation to current trends and social change. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

SOC 206 Social Psychology

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course examines the behaviors of individuals in interaction in terms of the personality system (attitudes, needs, traits, feelings, learning, and perception), the social system (relations between/among persons), and the cultural system (agreed-upon ideas about the social and non-social world). Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

SOC 210 Juvenile Delinquency

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course presents the nature, extent, and causes of juvenile delinquency behavior, including strategies used in the prevention, intervention, and control of deviant behavior. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

Spanish

SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course is a study of the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing, including an introduction to the Hispanic culture. Note: SPA 101 does not count as a humanities elective. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course continues development of the basic language skills and the study of the Hispanic culture. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: SPA 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

SPA 105 Conversational Spanish

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is a study of basic terminology in Spanish. Basic listening and speaking skills will be emphasized as well as relevant cultural aspects which may affect intercultural communications.

Speech

SPC 205 Public Speaking

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course is an introduction to principles of public speaking with application of speaking skills. This course is designed to give the student confidence and poise in various speaking situations through awareness of the processes involved in public speaking and interpersonal communication by providing him or her with opportunities to express himself in informal speeches, group discussion and conversations. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

SPC 210 Oral Interpretation of Literature

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course presents the principles and practices in oral interpretation of literary works.  Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the fall and spring semesters.

Surgical Technology

SUR 101 Introduction to Surgical Technology

    ClassLabCredit

    435

    This course includes a study of the surgical environment, team concepts, aseptic technique, hospital organization, basic instrumentation and supplies, sterilization, principles of infection control, and wound healing. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112 (or BIO 210 and BIO 211), MAT 101 or MAT 155, and ENG 101. Corequisites: SUR 102 and SUR 104. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

SUR 102 Applied Surgical Technology

    ClassLabCredit

    295

    This course covers the principles and application of aseptic technique, the perioperative role, and medical/legal aspects. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112 (or BIO 210 and BIO 211), MAT 101 or MAT 155, and ENG 101. Corequisites: SUR 101 and SUR 104. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

SUR 104 Surgical Procedures II

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course is a study of the various specialties of surgical procedures. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: AHS 102, BIO 112 (or BIO 210 and BIO 211), BIO 115 (or BIO 225). Corequisites: SUR 101 and SUR 102. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

SUR 105 Surgical Procedures III

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course is a study of the advanced specialties of surgical procedures. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: SUR 101, SUR 102 and SUR 104. Corequisites: BIO 115 and SUR 110. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

SUR 110 Intro to Surgical Procedures

    ClassLabCredit

    0155

    This course is an introduction to the application of surgical technique by assisting in the perioperative roles in various clinical affiliations. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: SUR 101, SUR 102 and SUR 104. Corequisites: BIO 115 and SUR 105. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

SUR 111 Basic Surgical Practicum

    ClassLabCredit

    2157

    This course includes a supervised progression of surgical team responsibilities and duties of the perioperative role in various clinical affiliations. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: SUR 105, SUR 110, and MAT 101 or MAT 155. Corequisites: SUR 120 and PSY 201. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

SUR 120 Surgical Seminar

    ClassLabCredit

    202

    This course includes the comprehensive correlation of theory and practice in the perioperative role. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: SUR 110, SUR 105, and MAT 101 or MAT 155. Corequisites: SUR 111 and PSY 201. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

Theatre

THE 101 Introduction to Theatre

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the appreciation and analysis of theatrical literature, history, and production. It will involve field trips and attendance at and critiques of theatrical performances. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101.

THE 105 Fundamentals of Acting

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course includes the study of dramatic performance techniques, including improvisations and interpretation of characters. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: ENG 100 or placement into ENG 101. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

Welding

WLD 103 Print Reading I

    ClassLabCredit

    101

    This is a basic course that includes the fundamentals of print reading, the meaning of lines, views, dimensions, notes, specifications, and structural shapes. Welding symbols and assembly drawings as used in fabrication work are also covered. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 130. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

WLD 106 Gases and Arc Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers the basic principles and practices of oxyacetylene welding, cutting, and electric arc welding. Emphasis is placed on practice in fundamental position welding and safety procedures. Students will demonstrate proper set up, use, handling, and storage of compressed gas cylinders. Students will demonstrate skills in the use of hand torch and automatic cutting equipment and the ability to cut straight lines, circles, and shapes and the proper use of a scarfing tip. Students will demonstrate the skills to cut and bevel plate with hand torch and automatic equipment, use plasma cutting equipment, and set up and use the SMAW equipment. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

WLD 109 Gas Metal Arc Welding II

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers all position welding and advanced techniques for welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals, Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 113. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

WLD 111 Welding I

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course covers the safety, equipment, and skills used in the shielded metal arc welding process. Fillet welds are made to visual criteria in several positions. Students will demonstrate knowledge of proper setup of equipment, polarity, AWS electrode classification numbering system, different joint configurations and designs and the proper welding symbol, joint type and position numbering system. Student will demonstrate the ability to run continuous beads using E6010 and E 7018 in all positions and multi-pass beads in the 2F, 3G, 4F and 4G positions. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

WLD 113 Arc Welding II

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course is a study of arc welding of ferrous and/or non-ferrous metals. It is a continuation of Arc Welding I. Students will continue to demonstrate safe working practices while advancing their skills in the Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process open rood and the ability to prepare test coupons using oxy-fuel cutting equipment and complete a 3/8 plate test using backing in the 2G, 3G, and 4G positions using E7018 electrodes using the AWS D1.1 as code. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 106. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

WLD 116 Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    132

    This course is designed to acquaint students with common welding and techniques/equipment used currently in trades and industry. Students are expected to develop basic skills in general welding. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: IMT 211 and IMT 104. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

WLD 117 Specialized Arc Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers arc welding processes for industrial purposes. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 231, WLD 152, and WLD 170. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

WLD 130 Welding Fundamentals

    ClassLabCredit

    303

    This course introduces students to the principles of cutting and welding, the identification of welding tools and equipment, and the process for setting up and repairing welding equipment. Safety procedures will be emphasized. This course shall include safety orientation and training and basic math skills for welders. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

WLD 132 Inert Gas Welding Ferrous

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers set up and adjustments of equipment and fundamental techniques for welding ferrous metals. Students will demonstrate the ability to properly identify all parts of the GTAW (TIG) equipment, walk the cup while adding filler metal making T-joints in the 2F, 3F, and 4 F positions, run root passes on plate in the 2G, and 3G positions, and fill and cap test welds on plate in the 2G, and 3G positions. Prerequisite with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 111. This course is typically taught in the spring semester.

WLD 142 Maintenance Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers gas and arc welding processes used in maintenance shops. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 113 and WLD 106. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

WLD 152 Tungsten Arc Welding – Pipe

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers gas tungsten arc welding of carbon steel filler metal and carbon steel metals with stainless steel filler metals. Weld test in accordance to ASME Section 9. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 172, WLD 225, and WLD 228. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

WLD 154 Pipe Fitting and Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This is a basic course in fitting and welding pipe joints, either ferrous or non-ferrous, using standard processes. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 231, WLD 152, and WLD 170. This course is typically offered in the summer semester.

WLD 160 Fabrication Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course covers layout and fabrication procedures as they pertain to sheet metal and structural steel shapes. The course will also include shop safety and hand and power tools. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

WLD 170 Qualification Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers the procedures and practices used in taking welder qualification tests. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 172, WLD 225, and WLD 228. This course is typically taught only in the spring semester.

WLD 172 Print Reading and Sketching for Pipe Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    404

    This course introduces the implementation of welding drawings and sketching techniques for pipe welding, to include dimensioning, tolerancing, sectioning, and mating metal parts for pipe welding projects in accordance with technical drawings. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

WLD 208 Advanced Pipe Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    233

    This course is a study of advanced pipe welding. It also covers the processes to fit and weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Weld test in accordance to AMSE Section 9. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 231, WLD 152, and WLD 170. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

WLD 222 Advanced Fabrication Welding

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers the layout, construction, and assembly of metal projects using metal working and welding equipment. Prerequisite with a “C” or higher: WLD 160 and WLD 111. This course is typically taught only in the summer semester.

WLD 225 Arc Pipe Welding I

    ClassLabCredit

    264

    This course covers the techniques used in shielded metal arc welding of groove welds on pipe. Students will demonstrate the ability to cut and prepare coupons for making test welds in accordance to ASME Section 9 welding code standards, successfully complete test bends taken from their welds. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

WLD 228 Inert Gas Welding – Pipe I

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers the techniques used in gas tungsten arc welding of groove welds on ferrous pipe. Weld test in accordance to ASME Section 9. This course is typically taught only in the fall semester.

WLD 231 Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding Pipe I

    ClassLabCredit

    334

    This course covers the techniques used in gas metal arc and/or flux cored arc welding of groove welds on pipe. Weld test in accordance to ASME Section 9. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: WLD 172, WLD 225, and WLD 228. This
    course is typically offered in the spring semester.