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ACCOUNTING

Muscatine Community College

ACC-142 Financial Accounting (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:MAT-053 or minimum math placement scores based on college assessment or BUS-110
231976MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWLARS72 Frad
An introduction to the use of accounting in the decision making process. Information will be presented with a bias toward user orientation as opposed to preparer orientation. Course competencies will be developed in the areas of: Identifying the role of accounting in society, basic accounting and business terminology, concepts behind financial information, accepted accounting practices, analysis and interpretation of financial statements of sole proprietorships and corporations.

AGRICULTURE (Farm Management/Agribusiness Management)

Muscatine Community College

AGA-182 Intro to Soil Science (3 cr.) VT

231895MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2412:30PM-01:35PMMTWRSTRA55 Dieckman
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2412:30PM-01:35PMMTWRSTRA55 Dieckman
This course will help student understand soil function, texture, structure, formation, taxonomy, and other properties of soil. The course goals include using the principles and concepts learned to find soil science information, solve soil management problems, and communicate solutions to others.

AGA-210 Corn and Soybean Prod (3 cr.) VT

231912MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2411:05AM-12:00PMMTWRFGAEK101 Dieckman
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2411:05AM-12:00PMMTWRFGAEK101 Dieckman
This course covers the principles of corn and soybean production relative to managerial decisions needed to produce maximum economic yield. This course is designed to enable the student to learn and discuss the most current issues and research information dealing with the commercial and specialized production of corn and soybeans. Special focus will be placed on managements critical thinking abilities in relation to the above production factors and the economical and responsible use of all resources.

AGA-225 Grain Science (1.5 cr.) VT

231913MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2410:00AM-11:00AMTRSTRA55 Dieckman
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2410:00AM-11:00AMTRSTRA55 Dieckman
This course will provide an overview of grain handling, grading, discounts, pricing, drying, storage, and insect and mold control. The student will be introduced to the equipment used in grain sampling and testing, and to practices used in grain handling on the farm and at elevator grain terminal businesses.

AGA-285 Crop Protection (3 cr.) VT

231917MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2410:00AM-10:55AMMTWRFGAEK114 Mairet
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2410:00AM-10:55AMMTWRFGAEK114 Mairet
This course introduces students to the safe handling and use of agricultural chemicals; the biology of weed, insect, and disease pests in production agriculture; the control of weed, insect, and disease pests in production agriculture through integrated pest management practices; the maximum use of all economic resources as they relate to agricultural pest controls; the development of philosophies to protect the environment, and federal and state laws regarding the use of pesticides. Students will take the state pesticide applicators exam upon completion of this course. Residents of states other than Iowa should be able to successfully complete those equivalent requirements in those states.

AGB-109 Human Relations II (1.5 cr.) VT

231898MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2411:00AM-12:00PMTRGAEK102 Ewers
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2411:00AM-12:00PMTRGAEK102 Ewers
This course will help the student understand how the study of human relations will help them achieve career success and increased work/life balance. Students will learn the nature, purpose, and importance of human relations in an organizational setting. The student will be able to identify major developments in the workplace that have given new importance to human relations and identify some basic themes that serve as a foundation for effective human relations.

AGB-133 Introduction to Ag Business (3 cr.) VT

231902MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2412:30PM-01:35PMMTWRGAEK112 Ewers
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2412:30PM-01:35PMMTWRGAEK112 Ewers
This course is designed for students seeking an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Agriculture. Basic economic concepts, principles, and practices reflected in agriculture will be outlined. Students will also reflect on the major components of an agricultural business organization, and the economic fundamentals involved in organizing, operating, and managing an agricultural business.

AGB-231 Futures and Options (1.5 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:AGC-861
231904MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2401:40PM-02:45PMMTWRGAEK112 Ewers
Principles of futures market operations, terminology, contract specifications and charting of trends will be discussed in this course. Hedging and how it fits in farm operations will be also be discussed.

AGB-330 Farm Business Management (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ECN-130, AGB-301, or AGB-302
231918MLL0108/26/24-09/27/2412:30PM-01:35PMMTWRGAEK114 Mairet
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2412:30PM-01:35PMMTWRGAEK114 Mairet
This course applies business and economic principles of decision-making and problem-solving in the management of a farm business. This course will cover cash flow; partial, enterprise, and whole farm budgeting and review information systems for farm accounting; analysis; and control. Students will examine obtaining and managing land, capital, and labor resources. The importance of obtaining credit, its wise use, and credit sources for farmers, as well as maintaining a good credit rating will also be discussed.

AGC-103 Ag Computers (3 cr.) VT

231915MEH0108/26/24-09/27/2410:00AM-10:55AMMWFGAEK211 Dieckman
MEH0111/11/24-12/18/2410:00AM-10:55AMMWFGAEK211 Dieckman
NOTE: This course is offered on-campus, and a portion of the course material is also delivered online.
This course introduces students to hardware, software, word processing, presentation, database, and spreadsheet programs with an emphasis on how these programs are used in the agriculture industry. This course studies the use of computers and computer software to keep farm records, keep a database of customer profiles or inventory, create professional business documents, and many other tasks that are completed in the world of agriculture.

AGS-352 Genetics (1.5 cr.) VT

231906MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2401:40PM-02:45PMMTWRGAEK112 Ewers
This course deals with basic genetics principles as applied to crop and livestock science. Topics will include selection, breeding systems, breeding animals on individual type, progeny testing, and genetic improvement. Seed selection based on hybrid characteristics and basic biotechnological advances will be discussed.

AGS-401 Swine Production (3 cr.) VT

231921MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBATBA 
This is the first of two courses that together provide the basic knowledge required when planning to operate a profitable swine enterprise. Swine facilities from past to present are analyzed with special emphasis on the economic, social, environmental and physical demands of sustainability. Included are the fundamentals of swine care, selection, breeding, reproduction, management and disease prevention and control.

AGRICULTURE - VETERINARY

Muscatine Community College

AGV-118 Animal Anatomy & Physiology I (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in BIO-114 and CHM-122.
231878MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:10AM-11:40AMMALCHNI Drahos
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:00AM-09:30AMTSTRA10 Drahos
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:00AM-12:00PMTSTRA43 Drahos
This course introduces the student to the basic concepts of animal form, structure, and function. These concepts are then used to study the gross anatomy, microscopic anatomy, and physiology of the animal body. The lab section of the course will present an in-depth look at the gross anatomy of tissue types and organ systems to help the student understand how the body works as a machine.

AGV-130 Clinical Technology I (3 cr.) VT

231886MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:00AM-10:00AMMALCHNI Cromer
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2401:30PM-03:30PMMALCLAB Cromer
231887MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2408:00AM-10:00AMMALCHNI Cromer
MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2409:00AM-11:00AMRALCLAB Cromer
This course highlights communication within the veterinary medical team as well as provides an introduction to veterinary technology as a career. This course covers common names for species, general animal care and restraint, basic principles of a proper physical exam, nutrition, diagnostic techniques, and wound management.

AGV-134 Veterinary Clinic Pathology II (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in AGV-118 and AGV-133.
231888MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:00AM-09:00AMTALCHNI Cromer
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2411:00AM-12:00PMRALCHNI Cromer
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2401:00PM-03:00PMRALCLAB Cromer
This course is designed to familiarize students with the part of the laboratory that is devoted to analyzing blood, urine, cytology smears, and cytology preparation. It will acquaint the students with laboratory equipment, reagents, and techniques required to utilize blood samples and other bodily fluids as a diagnostic aid.

AGV-140 Veterinary Pharmacology (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in AGV-127, AGV-131, AGV-133, and MAT-104.
231889MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2401:00PM-02:30PMMALCHNI Drahos
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:00AM-09:30AMWALCHNI Drahos
This course covers the study of drugs and other pharmaceuticals used in veterinary medicine. Emphasis will be on drug usage, client education, calculations, measurement, administration, inventory, and storage. This course will give a detailed outline of the technicians role and responsibility in the pharmacy.

AGV-182 Diagnostic Imaging (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in AGV-127 and AGV-131.
231890MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:30PM-02:30PMTALCHNI Cromer
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2402:30PM-04:30PMTALCLAB Cromer
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the x-ray machine, darkroom, troubleshooting techniques, and radiation safety. Areas of emphasis will include technique failures, positioning, and standard diagnostic procedures. It will also introduce the student to digital radiography and ultrasound technologies.

AGV-232 Clinical Technology III (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in AGV-113, AGV-127, AGV-131, AGV-133, AGV-146, and MAT-104.
231899MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2402:40PM-04:10PMMALCHNI Drahos
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2409:40AM-11:10AMWALCHNI Drahos
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:00PM-04:00PMWALCLAB Drahos
This course is a continuation of Clinical Technology I & II. It includes information on preventative medicine, pathology and response to diseases, fluid therapy and blood transfusions, dentistry, and emergency and critical care. In addition to new information the student will also be able to review any areas of concern or techniques in order to prepare for the upcoming national exam.

AGV-248 Surgery and Anesthesia for Vet (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in AGV-119, AGV-127, AGV-131, and AGV-146.
231903MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2409:10AM-10:40AMTALCHNI Cromer
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:50AM-11:50AMTALCLAB Cromer
This course will introduce the student surgery and anesthesia as it pertains to veterinary medicine.

ART

Muscatine Community College

ART-143 Painting (3 cr.) AS

232106MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2404:00PM-05:20PMMWMUSSL01 Hayes
This course is the study of artistic principles in?the various major paint media and includes the?selection, preparation, and use of various?surfaces employed. It is designed to stress proper?selection, usage, and maintenance of tools,?brushes, and palettes. Exercises will teach the?student the principles of good technical habits?and cover special effects in the paint media.?Students should demonstrate a working?understanding of the properties of paint, color?mixing, and application, and will gain familiarity?with painting terminiology. The ability to paint?directly from observation will be emphasized. It?is strongly encouraged that students take ART 133?(Drawing I) or have prior experience with drawing?from observation before taking this course.

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

AUT-115 Automotive Shop Safety (1 cr.) VT

232166MLL0108/26/24-09/06/2401:00PM-04:00PMMTWRFMCAC45 Miller
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the proper personal and shop safety procedures needed to function in an automotive or truck shop. Students will learn general safety rules and work place safety including Right to Know and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations. Basic first aid will also be discussed.

AUT-524 Auto Brake System & Service (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:AUT-115 or CRR-140
232167MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2401:00PM-04:00PMMTWRFMCAC45 Miller
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/24TBA TBA Miller
This course deals specifically with disc and drum brakes, power and conventional braking systems, and emergency braking systems used on todays cars and light trucks. The use of measuring tools, brake lathes, and anti-lock brake system (ABS) scan tools will be stressed. Students will develop competencies aimed at entry-level skills as a brake specialist.

AUT-606 Basic Auto Electricity/Electrn (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:AUT-115
232168MLL0109/09/24-10/18/2401:00PM-04:00PMMTWRFMCAC45 Miller
MLL0109/09/24-10/18/24TBA TBA Miller
This course introduces the student to basic electrical and electronic principles applied to automotive electrical circuits. Lab sessions are spent turning theory into hands-on practice.

BIOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

✓ BIO-114 General Biology IA (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-053, MAT-065, or HSC-137.; Students should have placement into ENG-105 or take ENG-095/ENG-105 concurrently with this course.
231910MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2408:20AM-10:20AMMFSTRA55 
MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2408:20AM-10:20AMWSTRA55 
NOTE: This section meets on the following Fridays: 9/6, 9/20, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/22, 12/13.
231905MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWSTRA27 Harrison
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2402:20PM-03:20PMMWSTRA55 Harrison
This course is an introduction to the basic?principles of biology. Topics studied include?chemical applications in biology, cellular?biology, bioenergetics, cell division, and?genetics.

✓ BIO-157 Human Biology (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Students should have completed ENG-095 or take ENG-095 concurrently with this course.
231923MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMMSTRA55 Harrison
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMWSTRA55 Harrison
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMFSTRA55 Harrison
NOTE: This section meets on the following Fridays: 9/6, 9/20, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/22, 12/13.
This course is designed for students who are not majoring in a science or health related field. Human Biology is an introductory course that presents the structure and function of the human body along with its chemistry, organization, and continuity. Students will study general concepts of life demonstrated by the major body systems with applications to health, disease, nutrition, and wellness. Students will also study the basics of genetics, evolution, and the origins of life. This course is not equivalent to or intended to replace BIO 114 or BIO 168, but satisfies a general education requirement in the Natural Sciences area. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Natural Sciences Area.

✓ BIO-168 Human Anat and Physiology I (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete BIO-114 or 1 yr HS biology within 5 yrs.; Complete CHM-110, 122, 165, 179, or 1 yr HS chemistry within 5 yrs.
231926MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:05PMMWSTRA43 Ripslinger-Atwater
MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2402:10PM-03:00PMMWSTRA43 Ripslinger-Atwater
231924MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMTFSTRA08 Ripslinger-Atwater
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMRSTRA43 Ripslinger-Atwater
NOTE: This section meets on the following Fridays: 8/30, 9/13, 10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 12/6.
This course is the first in a two semester survey?of the structure and function of the human body.?The study begins at the cellular level and?proceeds through tissue and organ levels within?each of the body systems: integumentary, skeletal,?muscular, nervous, special senses, and endocrine.

BIO-295 General Ecology With Lab (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:# Take BIO-114 and ENV-115 or consent of instructor;
232142MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2411:45AM-04:45PMMNMECTBA Wiebler
This course is intended for biology and related?majors. Topics addressed by lecture,?discussion,?and laboratory including?historical development?and scientific method, physical environment,?organisms and species, communities and ecosystems?and theory. Lab activities include written reports?and oral presentations.

BUSINESS

Muscatine Community College

BUS-102 Introduction to Business (3 cr.) AS

231961MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMTRLOPR211 Dabeet
This course is designed to introduce the student to American contemporary business, its nature and environment. A survey course providing exposure to the social responsibilities of business, management, production, human resources, marketing, finance, quantitative methods, world business law. Recommended to be taken early in business program.

BUS-167 Leadership and Professionalism (1 cr.) VT

231189MEH0108/26/24-12/18/2410:00AM-12:00PMFGAEK202 Frad, Henning
NOTE: This course is offered on-campus, and a portion of the course material is also delivered online.
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to develop professional growth in the areas of leadership, community service, cooperation, patriotism and business knowledge. Students will be provided opportunities to demonstrate and refine leadership skills both inside and outside of the classroom. This course can be repeated for credit.

BUS-908 Cooperative Education (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Consent of instructor required.
232387MIS0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA INDMSTDY Dabeet
Cooperative Education Experience will integrate classroom theory with on-the-job training. The College will assist the student in securing employment which will be related to the students major field of study and/or career interests. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student participates in job training experiences. In addition to employment, attendance at scheduled on-campus seminars is required. Seminars may include job searching skills as well as professional development. Student eligibility consists of the successful completion of 12 EICCD credit hours with at least two courses in the major and maintenance of a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Eligibility requirements and credit hours available vary by program area.

BUS-908 Cooperative Education (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Consent of instructor required.
232710MIS0208/26/24-12/18/24TBA INDMSTDY Dabeet
Cooperative Education Experience will integrate classroom theory with on-the-job training. The College will assist the student in securing employment which will be related to the students major field of study and/or career interests. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student participates in job training experiences. In addition to employment, attendance at scheduled on-campus seminars is required. Seminars may include job searching skills as well as professional development. Student eligibility consists of the successful completion of 12 EICCD credit hours with at least two courses in the major and maintenance of a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Eligibility requirements and credit hours available vary by program area.

CHEMISTRY

Muscatine Community College

✓ CHM-122 Intro General Chemistry (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:A grade C or higher in MAT-053 or equivelant
231933MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-01:20PMMSTRA58 Ford
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2401:20PM-03:20PMMSTRA58 Ford
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-03:20PMWSTRA58 Ford
Introduction to General Chemistry is the first?course in a sequence of two introductory chemistry?courses with lab. An elementary approach to?chemical principles and laboratory practices is?taken. Emphasis is placed on the nature of matter,?bonding, nomenclature, equations, acids and bases?and chemistry as applied to everyday life. This?course is intended primarily to fulfill laboratory?science requirements and to fulfill chemistry?requirements for nursing, dental hygiene, and some?home economics and agricultural programs.

✓ CHM-165 General Chemistry I (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete CHM-110, CHM-122 or high school chemistry AND MAT-067 or minimum math placement score based on college assessment or consent of instructor
231956MEH0108/26/24-12/18/2408:20AM-10:20AMTSTRA58 Hansen
MEH0108/26/24-12/18/2408:20AM-10:20AMRSTRA58 Hansen
NOTE: This course is offered on-campus, and a portion of the course material is also delivered online.
This course is the first in a sequence of two?general chemistry courses for students in pre-med,?pre-chiro, pre-vet, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy,?pre-engineering, other physical or biological?sciences, or liberal arts. Topics include?dimensional analysis, stoichiometry, gases, atomic?structure and periodicity, solutions, chemical?bonding, and thermochemistry.

COMMUNICATION

Muscatine Community College

COM-140 Intro to Mass Media (3 cr.) AS

232556MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMTRMCAC10 Cockerill
This course is an introduction to the history, evolution, and relationships of the media and their effects on our society. It examines print, electronic, and social media as well as ethics, advertising, and public relations. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Muscatine Community College

✓ CSC-110 Intro to Computers (3 cr.) AS

231191MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWGAEK211 Cochran
This course introduces students to Windows-based?Personal Computer (PC) concepts and commonly used?Microsoft applications that are supported in?business and industry.? Students will use a?Windows Operating System while learning basic?operation of Microsoft Office applications?including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

CSC-116 Information Computing (3 cr.) AS

231192MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMTRGAEK211 
This course presents the basic concepts of Information Systems (IS) and computer literacy. The course incorporates theory as well as hands-on practice, which focuses on spreadsheets and database management systems (DBMS).? This course satisfies a general education requirement for Computer Skills.

CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

CNS-105 Conservation (2 cr.) AS

232139MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2402:15PM-04:15PMTNMECTBA Ritter
A study of the historical and biological basis for the conservation of natural resources with an emphasis on biodiversity and a survey of current problems and issues.

CNS-150 Occupations in Conservation (1 cr.) AS

232140MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2401:00PM-02:00PMTNMECTBA Ritter
Orientation to the careers/career opportunities in conservation and ecology.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Muscatine Community College

CRJ-100 Introduction to Criminal Just (3 cr.) AS

231994MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWMCAC14 Elswick
This course is an introduction to the Criminal Justice system: police, courts, and corrections. It will explore?the role of the Criminal Justice system in society and recommendations for reform. Career opportunities within Criminal Justice will be introduced and explored.

CRJ-101 Ethics in Criminal Justice (3 cr.) VT

231995MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMTRMCAC14 Reddick
This course explores the moral and ethics dilemmas and challenges in criminal justice. Personal values, free agency, codes of conduct, legal consequences, and psychological and social implications will be explored. Environmental factors relative to corrections, law enforcement, and other areas of criminal justice will be considered.

CRJ-928 Independent Study (3 cr.) AS

232512MIS0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA INDMSTDY Elswick
This course provides students with an opportunity to complete readings, conduct research, or produce a project under the guidance of a faculty member. Specific course content and assignments will be designed to meet the needs of the individual student. This course can be repeated for credit.

ECONOMICS

Muscatine Community College

✓ ECN-120 Prin of Macroeconomics (3 cr.) AS

231962MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMTRSTRA27 Dabeet
This course discusses issues confronting society as a result of economic scarcity. It examines the systematic approach to these issues as it has developed in markets and government combined to determine the economic decision-making process. Emphasis is placed on the fiscal and monetary policies of government, undertaken to modify the instability that occurs in the private sectors. This course includes the importance of international trade. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Social Sciences Area.

✓ ECN-130 Prin of Microeconomics (3 cr.) AS

231964MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMMWLARS75 Dabeet
231963MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2409:00AM-10:00AMMTWRGAEK101 Dabeet
This course examines how the market system resolves the economic problems of scarcity. Topics explored include, supply and demand theory, the varying degrees of competition and imperfection found in the market, consumer choice, firms production cost in the short run and the long run, and firms output and the pricing and employment of resources. The impact of international trade and finance will also be discussed. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Social Sciences Area.

EDUCATION

Muscatine Community College

EDU-213 Introduction to Education (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:SDV-130
232030MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWLARS75 Gaskill
This course presents an overview of the field of education, including foundations of American education, effective teacher characteristics, student engagement, philosophies of education, and curriculum development. Current challenges and issues in regards to education will be discussed and analyzed on topics such as school funding, professionalism, ethical and legal issues, student diversity, and classroom management. Students will complete a 40-hour practicum at the elementary, middle, or high school level in which an emphasis is placed on educational theory and the creation of a portfolio documenting the students understanding of the Iowa Teaching Standards. This course is recommended for students who plan to major in education. Students will complete 40 clock hours of observation in a K-12 setting.

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

ELE-113 AC/DC Fundamentals (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years, or with instructor permission.
232249MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:50PMMMITC120 Harfst
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:50PMTWRFMITC120 Harfst
This course is an introduction to Alternating?Current (AC)/ Direct Current (DC) theory. The?student is introduced to the concepts of?electricity and its sources, basic circuits,?schematics, motor theory, and laws that govern?circuits.

ELECTRONICS

Muscatine Community College

ELT-177 Microcontrollers (3 cr.) VT

232552MLL9110/21/24-12/18/24TBA MITC120 Harfst
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/24TBA TBA Harfst
NOTE: Open Lab 9:00 am - 8:00 pm MTWR This course is based on modules that the student will access on-line. Course information, assignments and labs are listed in the modules. Students have the option of working on the assignments on or off campus, labs must be completed on campus in the presence of an instructor. Instructors are available in the labs to help with assignments, labs and to monitor testing. This course is offered on-campus, and a portion of the course material is also delivered online. This course is offered on-campus, and a portion of the course material is also delivered online.
This course is an introduction to the study of microcontrollers and their applications. Topics include microcontroller architecture, and introductory programming and interfacing techniques.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Muscatine Community College

EMS-202 Emergency Medical Technician (9.5 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Eighteen years of age at the time of enrollment. Register & attend AHA Healthcare Provider CPR certification 1 week prior to the start of the course. Recommend ability to read, write, and speak English at the college level. Must be able to physically perform the required skills. (A functional analysis of EMT including detailed information on the physical demands is available from the program coordinator.)
232481MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2405:00PM-10:00PMMWMCAC5 Paxston
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBA Paxston
The Emergency Medical Technician Course is based on the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards & Instruction Guidelines which is the National Standard Curriculum for EMS Education which is the foundation of knowledge and skills of the Emergency Medical Technician. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will obtain the AHA Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, & Stabilization certification, and be eligible for the National Registry EMT Practical & Written Examination to obtain a National EMT license, and a State of Iowa EMT certification.

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

EGT-209 Fluid Power Troubleshooting (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Take MFG-106 and EGT-117.
232254MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2408:00AM-10:00AMMMITC120 Harfst
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2410:00AM-11:30AMMMITC120 Harfst
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2409:00AM-11:30AMTMITC120 Harfst
This course covers maintenance and troubleshooting?of mechanisms used to drive fluid power equipment.?Maintenance and troubleshooting of fluid?components are covered. Students disassemble and?reassemble components to learn proper maintenance?procedures.

ENGLISH

Muscatine Community College

ENG-095 ALP Writing (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Enroll in ENG-105 or ENG-107 as a Co-requisite course.
232107MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:10PM-01:40PMMWLOPR210 
NOTE: Students registering for ENG-095-mll01 ALP Writing, MUST also register for ENG-105-MLL01 (232108).
232632MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMTRLOPR210 
NOTE: Students registering for ENG-095-mll02 ALP Writing, MUST also register for ENG-105-MLL05 (232631).
This course is a co-requisite course designed to support skills necessary for successful completion of ENG 105? or ENG 107?, using an Accelerated Learning Program model. The writing process, critical thinking and reading skills, and strategies to enhance student success are emphasized. In this class, students will practice writing skills learned in ENG105 or ENG107 and work closely with the instructor to develop increased confidence and writing proficiency.

✓ ENG-105 Composition I (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete ENG-095 or minimum English placement score based on college assessment.
232108MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMMWLOPR210 
NOTE: Students registering for ENG-105-mll01 Composition 1, MUST also register for ENG-095-MLL01 (232107).
232109MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMMWLOPR210 
232630MLL0408/26/24-12/18/2408:50AM-10:20AMTRLOPR210 
232631MLL0508/26/24-12/18/2408:50AM-10:20AMTRLOPR210 
NOTE: Students registering for ENG-105-MLL05, Composition I, MUST also register for ENG-095-mll02 (232632).
232110MLL0308/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMTRLOPR211 
Composition I introduces students to the college-level writing process. Students will develop critical reading and thinking skills to analyze and evaluate information from diverse viewpoints. The course introduces documentation practices and information literacy skills. Students will write and revise at least four formal assignments and produce a minimum of 20 pages. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Communications Area.

✓ ENG-106 Composition II (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete ENG-105 or ENG-107
232111MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMTRSTRA09 
Composition II is a continuation of Composition I. Students will analyze, synthesize, and evaluate texts. Critical thinking skills, argumentation, writing style, and academic research, introduced in Composition I, will also be further developed in this course. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Communications Area.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Muscatine Community College

✓ ENV-111 Environmental Science (4 cr.) AS

231937MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMMFSTRA61 
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMWSTRA61 
NOTE: This section meets on the following Fridays: 9/6, 9/20, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/22, 12/13.
In this course common environmental problems will?be surveyed, with discussion as to their possible?causes, consequences, and remedies. An emphasis?will be placed on objective analyses of issues and?arguments related to environmental concerns.

HEALTH

Muscatine Community College

HSC-113 Medical Terminology (2 cr.) VT

232680MLL0308/26/24-12/18/2408:50AM-09:50AMMWMCAC11 Ripslinger-Atwater
232682MLL0408/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-01:50PMMWMCAC11 
231938MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:50AM-09:50AMTRMCAC10 Murphy
231939MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-01:50PMTRMCAC10 Murphy
This course will teach students about the body?systems approach to learning medical language.?Word parts are used to build, analyze, define, and?spell medical terms. Structural, directional,?disease and disorder, surgical, and diagnostic?terms, pronunciations, and abbreviations are?included.

HSC-172 Nurse Aide (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Students must be 16 years of age to attend clinical.
231182MLL0109/09/24-10/13/2409:00AM-02:30PMMRMCAC5 Ludvigsen
MLL0109/09/24-10/13/24TBA TBA Ludvigsen
MLL0110/14/24-10/17/2406:00AM-02:00PMMTWRLLSTBA Ludvigsen
231183MLL0210/28/24-12/01/2409:00AM-02:30PMMRMCAC5 Ludvigsen
MLL0210/28/24-12/01/24TBA TBA Ludvigsen
MLL0212/02/24-12/12/2406:00AM-02:00PMMRLLSTBA Ludvigsen
This course meets the training of The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA) for aides working in nursing facilities (NF) and skilled nursing facilities (SNF). Emphasis is placed on achieving a basic level of knowledge and the demonstration of skills to provide safe, effective resident/client care. Students must be 16 years of age to attend clinical.

HEATING, VENTILATION & AIR CON

Muscatine Community College

HCR-308 Refrigeration Fundamentals (5 cr.) VT

231186MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:25PMMTWRFMCAC50 Krogstad
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2402:25PM-03:40PMMTWRFMCAC50 Krogstad
This course is designed to provide students with the basics of refrigeration used by heating, ventilation, and air conditioning technicians. The topics covered in this course are geared toward residential central air-conditioning systems. This course is intended for those who are looking to obtain basic knowledge.

HCR-405 Basic Electric for Hvac Tech (5 cr.) VT

231185MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2412:50PM-02:25PMMTWRFMCAC50 Krogstad
MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2402:25PM-03:40PMMTWRFMCAC50 Krogstad
This course is designed to provide students with the basics of electricity used by heating, ventilation, and air conditioning technicians. The topics covered in this course are geared toward residential central air-conditioning systems. This course is intended for those who are looking to obtain basic knowledge.

HISTORY

Muscatine Community College

✓ HIS-151 U.S. History to 1877 (3 cr.) AS

231965MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMMWLOPR211 Kaufmann
231967MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWLOPR211 Kaufmann
The study of political, cultural, social and economic developments in North American colonies and the United States from discovery through Reconstruction. Historical perspective and critical analysis are emphasized. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

HORTICULTURE

Muscatine Community College

AGH-172 Landscape Maintenance (3 cr.) VT

231916MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2411:00AM-12:00PMMWFGAEK114 Mairet
This course is intended to give the student valuable information in the maintenance area of landscaping. Topics range from different types of plants for different areas in a landscape, plant maintenance, lawn care, winterization, pest control and safety issues.

AGH-220 Plant Identification I (3 cr.) VT

231919MLL0108/26/24-09/29/2401:40PM-02:40PMMWGAEK114 Mairet
MLL0109/30/24-11/08/2412:40PM-02:40PMMWGAEK114 Mairet
MLL0111/09/24-12/18/2401:40PM-02:40PMMWGAEK114 Mairet
This course will provide the student with an overview of Midwest plants. The focus will be on identification of annuals, herbaceous perennials, trees and shrubs that are most commonly used in the Midwest landscape. Includes plant identification using botanical nomenclature, specific cultural requirements and how each is used in landscape design.

AGH-261 Speciality Crops (3 cr.) ??

231920MLL0108/26/24-09/29/2409:00AM-09:55AMTRGAEK114 Mairet
MLL0109/30/24-11/08/2409:00AM-11:00AMTRGAEK114 Mairet
MLL0111/09/24-12/18/2409:00AM-09:55AMTRGAEK114 Mairet
This course is an introduction to production of?speciality crops and the practical knowledge?required for successfully producing them. Topics?wil include basic principals and practices of?production, site selection, soil techniques,?irrigation managment, equipment and tools,?integrated pest management, season extension?strategies, postharvest handling and food safety,?marketing, and basic business planning for?speciality crop enterprises.

HOSPITALITY, CULINARY & MGT

Muscatine Community College

HCM-100 Sanitation and Safety (2 cr.) VT

232033MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:45PM-02:45PMMBFAC1 
This course provides the student with a solid foundation in food service sanitation and safety. Students are required to the pass the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam to continue in the Culinary Arts curriculum.

HCM-154 Basic Food Prep (Lec/Lab) (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HCM-180
232034MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:45PM-02:45PMWRBFAC1 
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBA 
This course teaches students the basic skills of grilling, frying, broiling, saut?ing, vegetable cookery, recipe conversion, recipe costing, and creating soups and stocks.

HCM-180 Food Fundamentals (2 cr.) VT

232035MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:45PM-02:45PMTBFAC1 
This course is an overview of foodservice and culinary arts. Students look at industry structure, developing trends and influences of management. Students will develop their awareness of food products and the world of food.

HCM-932 Internship (1 cr.) VT

232036MOS0108/26/24-12/18/2412:45PM-03:15PMFOFFMSITE 
This course provides on-the-job experience on campus or in the industry, giving the student experience and practical application of the competencies in the internship agreement. The internship is coordinated by the college instructor and supervised by an industry professional at the work site.

HUMANITIES

Muscatine Community College

✓ HUM-110 Changes & Choices (3 cr.) AS

232112MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMMWSTRA09 Burr
This course offers students an opportunity to explore ways in which the Humanities are integral in their personal and work lives, especially as they face change and make decisions. The course will explore works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, history, philosophy, and art, and apply themes from these works to their own lives. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

IND-125 Intro to Process Control (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Take MFG-106, IND-134, and ELE-195.
232253MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2408:00AM-10:00AMMMITC120 Harfst
MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2410:00AM-11:30AMMMITC120 Harfst
MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2409:00AM-11:30AMTWRMITC120 Harfst
This course is an introduction to Process?Controls. It provides students with terminology?and the function of basic devices for measuring?and controlling different kinds of variables in?process control. It introduces control systems,?controller circuit design, controller operation,?maintenance, alignment, calibration, and tuning?open and closed-loop control.

IND-200 Mechanical Drives I (2 cr.) VT

232252MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2412:50PM-02:50PMWMITC120 Harfst
MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2412:50PM-02:50PMRFMITC120 Harfst
This course will teach stuents the fundamentals of?mechanical drives by introducing the student to?key fasteners, v-belts, chain drives, spur gear?drives and multiple shaft drives in mechanical?drive systems used throughout the industry.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

NET-167 Computer Sys & Troubleshooting (4 cr.) VT

231193MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2412:50PM-03:00PMMTWRGAEK202 Henning
This course presents an in-depth exposure to computer hardware and operating systems. Students learn the functionality of hardware and software components as well as suggested best practices in maintenance and safety issues. Through hands on activities and labs, students learn how to assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and software and troubleshoot hardware and software problems.

NET-303 Windows Workstation Op Syst (3 cr.) VT

231194MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2412:50PM-03:00PMTWRGAEK202 Dickey
This course will prepare students to use and support Windows Operating Systems (OS) in a business setting. Topics include installation, administration of resources, troubleshooting, networking, optimization, virtualization, and security.

NET-679 TCP/IP and Subnetting (1 cr.) VT

231195MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2412:50PM-03:00PMMGAEK202 Huber
This course is intended to provide the necessary information to understand the TCP/IP protocol Suite as well as IP Addressing and Subnetting. This course includes a discussion on the structure and purpose of an IP Address and the purpose for Subnetting. A thorough discussion on Subnetting Class A, B, & C networks, as well as, Variable Length Subnet Mask (VLSM), and Supernetting (Classless Internet Domain Routing) of multiple Class C Addresses is provided. Finally, an introduction to Internet Protocol Version 6 is provided.

LITERATURE

Muscatine Community College

✓ LIT-101 Intro to Literature (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ENG-105 or ENG-107
232113MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:50AM-10:20AMTRSTRA09 
This course is an introduction to the major literary genres: the short story, poetry, drama, and the novel. Emphasis is placed on formal, thematic, historical, cultural, and critical elements of literature, as well as the relationship between literature and the human condition. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

MASS MEDIA STUDIES

Muscatine Community College

MMS-115 TV Studio Production (3 cr.) AS

232114MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2403:00PM-05:00PMWLARS62 
This course introduces students to principles, procedures and techniques of television production. Emphasis is placed on the basic design and functions of TV production equipment.

MATHEMATICS

Muscatine Community College

MAT-053 Pre-Algebra (4 cr.) AS

231940MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMMWLARS74 Abbott
This course is designed for students who need to review and improve their arithmetic skills. Topics include whole numbers, introduction to algebra, understanding variables and solving equations, solving application problems, rational numbers, ratios, proportions, geometric relationships, percents, measurements, graphs, exponents, and polynomials.

MAT-066 Algebra I (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-053 with a minimum grade of C- or better or minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years. Immediate prerequisite course must have been completed within the last two years.
231941MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:20AM-10:20AMMWLARS77 Trotter
This course provides students with the beginning topics in a two-part algebra sequence. Topics covered include basic algebraic concepts, linear equations in one and two variables, linear inequalities, graphing equations, exponents and polynomial rules, functions, and beginning exponential and logarithmic functions.

MAT-067 Algebra II (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-066 with a minimum grade of C- or better or minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years. Immediate prerequisite course must have been completed within the last two years.
231942MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMMWLARS77 Trotter
In this course topics covered include factoring, rational expressions, systems of linear equations and inequalities, inequalities and absolute value equations, rational exponents and radicals, quadratic equations and inequalities, and exponential and logarithmic functions. A scientific calculator is required.

MAT-075 Statistics Support (1 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Prerequisite: Minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years.; Corequisite: MAT-156 must be taken at the same time as this course.
231943MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2402:20PM-02:50PMMWSTRA11 Abbott
This course provides students with math skills to reinforce topics covered in MAT-156 Statistics. Students must register for this course and MAT-156 in the same semester. This course supports students by reviewing fundamental math concepts needed for statistics material, reviewing statistical concepts introduced in MAT-156, and developing critical thinking and problem-solving techniques.

MAT-104 Applied Math Topics (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-053 with a minimum grade of C- or better or minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years. Immediate prerequisite course must have been completed within the last two years.
231957MLL0108/26/24-09/26/2401:00PM-03:00PMTRLARS77 Abbott
MLL0111/11/24-12/18/2401:00PM-03:00PMTRLARS77 Abbott
This course presents algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and finance math as it applies to specific career and technical applications. Mathematical ideas and procedures will be presented first, followed by applications with the various career and technical fields.

MAT-138 College Algebra With Limits (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-067 with a minimum grade of C- or better or minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years. Immediate prerequisite course must have been completed within the last two years.
232407MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:30PMTRLARS77 Trotter
This course will prepare students for future study?in mathematics. Topics include solving equations?and inequalities, complex numbers, polynomial,?rational, absolute value, and exponential and?logarithmic functions, systems of equations,?matrices, sequences and series, permutations and?combinations, the binomial theorem, and limits.

✓ MAT-156 Statistics (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-065, MAT-066, or MAT-067 with a minimum grade of C- or better or minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years. Immediate prerequisite course must have been completed within the last two years.
231946MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWLARS76 Abbott
232420MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2406:00PM-09:00PMWSTRA09 Dabeet
This course is recommended for business,?economics, mathematics, science and social?sciences students. The course focuses on?obtaining, presenting and organizing statistical?data. Course topics covered include descriptive?measures, probability, probability distributions,?binomial distributions, normal distributions,?sampling distributions, confidence intervals,?hypothesis testing, linear regression, and?correlation. A graphing calculator with statistics?functions is required.

✓ MAT-210 Calculus I (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-128 with a minimum grade of C- or better or minimum math placement score based on college assessment within the last two years. Immediate prerequisite course must have been completed within the last two years.
231947MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:50PMMWLARS77 Trotter
This course is the first in a three-part calculus?series designed to provide science, math,?engineering, or computer science students with a?foundation in calculus and analytical geometry.?Topics for this course include analytical?geometry, limits, differentiation, applications of?the derivative, integration, and applications of?the integral. A graphing calculator is required.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Muscatine Community College

MAP-136 Medical Office Management (5 cr.) VT

232028MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2410:00AM-12:00PMTRMCAC9 Hartog
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBA Hartog
This course emphasizes administrative responsibilities in a medical office. Students will use critical thinking skills to incorporate knowledge in the performance of written communications, records management, bookkeeping, banking, emergency preparedness and protective practices.

MAP-138 Medical Office Procedures (5 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Complete MAP-136 with a minimum grade C or above.; BIO-163 or BIO-157
232029MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:00PM-02:00PMTRMCAC9 Hartog
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBA Hartog
This course is an introduction to medical office clinical skills. Students will use critical thinking skills to incorporate knowledge in the performance of patient communication, obtaining vitals, measurements, vision and hearing screening exams, pulmonary function testing, patient preparation, assisting the physician, patient histories, medical record documentation, medical and surgical asepsis, safety, sterilization techniques and minor surgical procedures.

MUSIC

Muscatine Community College

MUA-101 Applied Voice (1 cr.) AS

232115MIS0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA INDMSTDY Burr
This course provides individual instruction in singing. It advances students from their present vocal ability to a higher and more proficient level. This course may be repeated for up to 6.00 credit hours.

MUA-120 Applied Piano (1 cr.) AS

232116MIS0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA INDMSTDY Burr
232117MIS6109/23/24-12/18/24TBA INDMSTDY Burr
This course is for individual instruction in piano. It advances students from their present ability to a higher and more proficient level. This course may be repeated for up to 6.00 credit hours.

MUA-147 Applied Instrumental (1 cr.) AS

232118MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA INDMSTDY Burr
This course is for individual instruction on an instrument. It advances students from their present?ability to a higher and more proficient level. This course may be repeated for up to 6.00 credit hours.

✓ MUS-100 Music Appreciation (3 cr.) AS

232119MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:50AM-10:20AMMWSTRA21 Burr
This course introduces students to an exploration of the basic music elements, a survey of musical periods and their characteristics from the ancient through the twentieth century; and a discussion of the differences between Western and non-Western musical form and function. Listening and concert attendance is required. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

MUS-120 Music Theory I (3 cr.) AS

232120MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBATBA Burr
This course introduces students to the basic elements of music, music reading and elementary ear training. Notation skills are emphasized.

MUS-147 College Community Orchestra (2 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Permission of instructor
232121MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBATBA Burr
This course is designed for students to play with a community orchestra and participate in performances throughout the semester. An audition is required for selection into the orchestra. This course may be repeated for up to 6.00 credit hours.

MUS-154 Chorus (1 cr.) AS

232122MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWSTRA21 Burr
This course is designed for the student to participate in group performances. Choral arrangements include a variety of literature throughout the year including works with orchestra, sacred, secular and popular musical scores. The chorus presents several concerts during the year and produces the annual variety show. Open to all students without an audition.

NURSING

Muscatine Community College

ADN-302 Holistic Family Health Cncpts (10 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in ADN-176 and SOC-110. Take ENG-105.; Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ADN-451
232013MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2401:30PM-04:40PMMWMCAC19 Murphy, Neal
This course is designed to further develop the?concepts within the three domains of the?individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is?placed on the concepts of thermoregulation,?oxygenation, sexuality, reproduction, infection,?development, family, health-wellness-illness,?communication, caring interventions, managing?care, metabolism, teaching and learning, and?safety. Professional behaviors, health policy, and?informatics are also emphasized.

PNN-154 Health Concepts I (10 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:It is required that students have taken 75 hour state approved Certified Nurse Aide Curriculum previous to this course or be active in the Iowa Direct Worker Registry Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Healthcare Provider Level with skills.; Minimum grade of C or higher in BIO-168, BIO-151, and PSY-111.
232222MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2409:00AM-12:20PMMWMCAC19 Neal
MLL0108/26/24-12/18/24TBA TBA Neal
This course introduces the concepts within the?three domains of the healthcare recipient, health?and illness, and professional nursing in?healthcare. Emphasis is placed on the concepts?within each domain including culture,?spirituality, self-management, fluid and?electrolytes, acid base, sleep, glucose?regulation, nutrition, elimination, perfusion, gas?exchange, clotting, immunity, inflammation,?infection, mobility, tissue integrity, pain,?fatigue, clinical judgement, ethics, patient?education, health promotion, communication,?collaboration, safety, technology and informatics,?evidence, health care quality, and caregiving.?Upon completion, students should be able to?provide safe nursing care incorporating the?concepts identified in this course. This course?replaces PNN 165 and PNN 166.

PNN-280 Pharmacology I (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Minimum grade of C in PNN-154 and BIO-173.; It is required to have 75 hours state approved Certified Nurse Aid Curriculum or active on the Iowa Direct Worker Registry Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Healthcare Provider Level with skills prior to taking this course.; Minimum grade of C or higher in BIO-168, PSY-111, and BIO-151.
232223MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2409:00AM-11:10AMTMCAC19 Neal
This course provides first semester nursing?students enrolled in the Associate Degree and?Practical Nursing programs a foundation for?pharmacological nursing. Utilizes the nursing?process as the framework for presenting concepts?of pharacology and drug administration.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Muscatine Community College

✓ POL-111 American National Government (3 cr.) AS

231966MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:50AM-10:20AMMWLOPR211 Kaufmann
This course is a survey of American government and politics. It includes discussion of the historical foundations and fundamental principles of American democracy, the basic institutions of government, the fundamental rights of citizens and the public policy process. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Social Sciences Area.

PSYCHOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

✓ PSY-111 Intro to Psychology (3 cr.) AS

231970MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2408:30AM-10:00AMMWSTRA27 Sheppeard
231971MLL0208/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMWLARS75 Sheppeard
232679MLL0308/26/24-12/18/2408:30AM-10:00AMTRSTRA27 
232681MLL0408/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMTRLARS76 
This course is an examination of the fundamentals of behavior. It is designed to familiarize students with human behavior, how it is studied, and the applications of the results of that study. Theoretical issues, comprehension of research findings, and research techniques will also be examined. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Social Sciences Area.

PSY-121 Developmental Psychology (3 cr.) AS

231972MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2406:00PM-09:00PMTLARS75 Sheppeard
This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the process and interrelationship of physical, emotional, intellectual, and social evolution in the individual. Attention is given to these human potentials throughout the life-cycle from conception to death.

SOCIOLOGY

Muscatine Community College

SOC-110 Intro Sociology (3 cr.) AS

231968MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMTRLARS75 Sheppeard
This course introduces students to a framework of thinking that involves theories in social structure, structural functionalism, symbolic interaction, feminism, and conflict theories, with respect to family, education, economic stratification, poverty, race, ethnic inequality, gender, family, socialization, government, politics, violence, crime and religion. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Social Sciences Area.

SPEECH

Muscatine Community College

✓ SPC-112 Public Speaking (3 cr.) AS

232123MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:20PM-01:50PMMWMCAC10 Cockerill
232124MLL0208/26/24-10/30/2402:00PM-04:00PMMWMCAC10 Cockerill
This course is an introduction to public speaking with emphasis on organization, presentation, and listening. Students will gain experience in the process and principles of public speaking including audience analysis, selection and organization, and style and delivery. Practice in preparation and delivery of a minimum of 30 minutes of graded informative and persuasive extemporaneous speeches are required. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Communications Area.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

Muscatine Community College

SDV-130 Career Exploration (1 cr.) AS

232031MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2412:50PM-01:50PMFSTRA09 Gaskill
This course is designed to involve students in educational and occupational orientation (as related to self) and to make valid educational choices. Participants have an opportunity to investigate employment opportunities in their field of interest. The college selection process is reviewed and an appropriate curriculum for students majors will be developed.

WELDING

Muscatine Community College

WEL-361 Intro to Welding (2 cr.) VT

232084MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2409:00AM-11:00AMMMITC111 Draves
MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2411:00AM-12:00PMMMITC111 Draves
MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2409:00AM-12:00PMTMITC111 Draves
232083MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMMMITC111 Draves
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2412:50PM-02:20PMTWMITC111 Draves
This course demonstrates various welding techniques using Virtual Reality (VR) Welding technology. Introduces correct techniques and practices used in welding processes.

WEL-362 Welding Fundamentals (3 cr.) VT

232082MLL8108/26/24-10/18/2412:50PM-02:50PMTWRMITC111 Draves
This course covers the various symbols used in welding and their associated math skills. Students will learn the principles associated with the symbols, how to recognize them on engineering drawing, and how to use math to convert measurements as required on engineering drawings.

WEL-366 SMAW-Stick (4 cr.) VT

232085MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2408:30AM-10:30AMMMITC111 Draves
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2410:30AM-12:00PMMMITC111 Draves
MLL9110/21/24-12/18/2408:30AM-12:00PMTWRMITC111 Draves
This course focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity, and the proper selection of electrodes for the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process, commonly known as Stick welding. Students perform American Welding Society complaint welds on carbon steel, in vertical up and overhead configurations, using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality.

WORK BASED LEARNING

Muscatine Community College

WBL-101 Exploring Careers: AFNR (1 cr.) VT

231922MLL0108/26/24-12/18/2409:00AM-09:55AMFGAEK114 Mairet
This course will provide guidance in choosing a career goal and preparing for employment in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources careers. Emphasis will be placed on identifying interests, abilities, and values, and exploring options for careers. Students will learn how to access labor market information and employment trends. Additionally, students will develop the skills and aptitudes necessary to obtain employment in these fields, emphasizing the development of characteristics associated with job success.

WBL-301 Internship: AFNR (1 cr.) VT

231908MOS0109/30/24-11/08/24TBA OFFMSITE Dieckman
231909MOS0209/30/24-11/08/24TBA OFFMSITE Ewers
Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization.