2024FA Online Classes

ACCOUNTING

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

ACC-111 Intro to Accounting (3 cr.) VT

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This course serves as an introduction to the accounting cycle, including the structured systems and records used by small businesses and professional offices. The student will learn fundamental accounting concepts and principles that can be used directly in the workplace or as the foundation for further accounting coursework.

ACC-121 Principles of Accounting I (3 cr.) VT

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An introduction to accounting terminology and concepts, and accepted accounting practices of analyzing, recording, summarizing, presenting, and interpreting business financial transactions of sole proprietorships and partnerships. Significant emphasis is placed upon practice and application.

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

Prerequisite:MAT-053 or minimum math placement scores based on college assessment or BUS-110
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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.

ACC-146 Managerial Accounting (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ACC-142
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This course emphasizes financial statement analysis, including the reporting of cash flows, and managerial accounting as it relates to decision-making and to the manufacturing environment. This course serves as a foundation for other accounting courses for students planning careers in accounting, as well as providing for the needs for students in business administration.

ACC-161 Payroll Accounting (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ACC-111, ACC-121, ACC-142, or consent of instructor.
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This course covers the processes of payroll accounting. Topics include methods of computing compensation, state and federal laws affecting payroll, mandatory and voluntary payroll deductions, methods of keeping payroll records, and preparation of internal and governmental reports.

ACC-221 Cost Accounting (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ACC-146
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This course introduces basic cost accounting concepts and product cost accumulation procedures emphasizing differences between job order, process, and standard costing. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting activities of controlling costs, cost analysis, and decision making activities.

ACC-237 Intermediate Accounting (4 cr.) VT

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The in-depth study of selected financial accounting theory and practices. Topics may include professional organizations, structures, financial statements, the time-value of money, inventories, and other current and noncurrent assets and liabilities. As time permits some other specialty topics will be looked at; such as the statement of cash flows, accounting for leases, and revenue recognition principles.

ACC-265 Income Tax Accounting (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ACC-142 or ACC-121
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This course is an introduction to federal income taxes applicable to individuals and businesses, including research of tax laws and regulations and the preparation of paper and electronic tax returns.

ACC-332 Computer Account - QuickBooks (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ACC-111, ACC-121, or ACC-142
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In this course students will apply accounting concepts to keep financial records for small service and merchandising companies using the accounting software QuickBooks. Topics will include setting up a company, creating a chart of accounts, recording customer and vendor transactions, processing payroll, printing financial reports, recording adjusting entries and closing the accounting cycle.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE SUPPORT

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

ADM-117 Keyboarding and Doc Production (3 cr.) VT

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This course is fundamental in developing keyboarding skills for business and personal use. Students use Microsoft Word to learn proper formatting of office letters and memos, business and academic reports, tables, newsletters, and flyers. Proper keyboarding technique, accuracy, and speed building are emphasized.

ADM-149 Transcription (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ADM-117 and ADM-157
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This course emphasizes the development of efficient transcription skills. Throughout this course, students will transcripe documents from recorded dictation. The exercises gradually become more complex, giving the students many opportunities to make formatting, grammar, punctuation, usage, and style decisions.

ADM-157 Business English (3 cr.) VT

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This course is designed to help the students sharpen their communication skills. The student will study and upgrade their skills in the four basic areas of grammar and usage, punctuation, spelling, and proofreading and editing.

ADM-179 Records Management (3 cr.) VT

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This course is designed for the student to learn and apply the indexing and filing rules that are applicable to the four major filing systems: alphabetic, geographic, numeric, and subject filing. Numerous records management supplies, equipment, computer database information, and careers in the records management field are also integrated into this course.

BCA-215 Computer Business Applications (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CSC-110
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This course is for experienced computer application users. This is an upper-level applications course utilizing Microsoft Office programs. Special attention will be given to applying skills to business situations. ?

BCA-220 Integrated Computer Bus Apps (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CSC-110 or CSC-116
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This course is an advanced course in microcomputer software applications. Students will plan and create spreadsheets, databases, presentations, and word processing documents using integrated systems software that allows for data transfer among applications.

AGRICULTURE (Farm Management/Agribusiness Management)

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

AGA-181 Introduction to Crop Science (3 cr.) VT

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This course introduces the student to basic structure and function, origin, classification, and the growth and development of crop plants. Fundamentals of photosynthesis, plant water use, plant nutrition, and the genetics that regulate plant growth, development, and responses to the environment will be covered.

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

Prerequisite:ECN-130, AGB-301, or AGB-302
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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.

ANTHROPOLOGY

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

✓ ANT-105 Cultural Anthropology (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a comparative study of culture and social organization and the study of the effect and influence of language. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

ART

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

✓ ART-101 Art Appreciation (3 cr.) AS

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This course is an introduction to the history of paintings, sculpture, and architecture. Emphasis is on the appreciation of well-known works of art in a variety of media. The artist and the creative process are explored. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

ART-120 2-D Design (3 cr.) AS

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This course is an introductory design class exploring visual organization, form, content, and creative problem solving in two-dimensional (2-D) pictorial design. Using a variety of art media, students will investigate the definition and expression of design as both a noun and a verb. Students will deepen their understanding of the visual elements as they relate to good design through the creative process.

ART-133 Drawing (3 cr.) AS

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This is an introductory drawing course that investigates perceptive drawing. This class focuses on the realistic depiction of observed forms and objects. Using traditional drawing materials students will concentrate on the construction of still life objects, landscapes, and the human figure. Perspective, line, value, and composition will be examined. Additionally, students will develop their knowledge of Masterworks and critical arts movements.

ART-143 Painting (3 cr.) AS

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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.

ART-186 Digital Photography (3 cr.) AS

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Digital Photography is designed for the Communications Media majors who focus on the visual arts. It is highly recommended for those who concentrate their studies in video productions and web graphics. The focus of the class is the manipulation of digital images using Adobe146s Photoshop software. Although some basic principles of photography will be discussed, a previous photography course is not a prerequisite for enrollment. Students must be familiar with Microsoft146s Windows operating system software.

ART-203 Art History I (3 cr.) AS

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Designed to investigate the visual arts from earliest prehistoric times through the Middle Ages and the thinking of the people responsible for creating the art. Emphasis in lecture and class discussion will focus on the worlds visual creative development from the caves of France through the Middle Ages.

ART-204 Art History II (3 cr.) AS

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Designed to study the significant works of art from the late Gothic period to the present and the thinking of the people responsible for creating the art. Emphasis in lecture and class discussion will focus on the worlds visual imagery throughout time.

ASL - INTERPRETER TRAINING

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

ASL-141 American Sign Language I (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ENG-095
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NOTE: This course requires students to attend two on-site residencies at the Belmont Campus of Scott Community College on Oct. 4, 2024, and Nov. 15, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students cannot successfully complete this course without on-site attendance. Please contact Diane Roebuck droebuck@eicc.edu or Angelique Kimble akimble@eicc.edu with immediate questions.
This course introduces students to interpersonal?communication skills utilizing conversational?American Sign Language (ASL). In addition,?students will be introduced to cultural beliefs,?values, and attitudes within American Deaf?culture. This course will prepare students to use?basic ASL both in and outside of the classroom via?interaction with the Deaf Community, establishing?a foundation for lifelong language learning.?Students planning to earn the Deaf?Studies?Certificate?must also take the?corresponding laboratory course, ASL 142?American?Sign Language I Lab.

ASL-142 American Sign Language I Lab (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ASL-141
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This is the laboratory portion of American Sign Language I?designed to provide extended practice and skill development. This course will focus on expressive and receptive skill development of vocabulary, basic sentence structures, American Sign Language (ASL) number systems, and basic fingerspelling. Students will be introduced to glossing of ASL sentences.

ASL-245 American Sign Language III (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in ASL-171 or ASL-181.
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NOTE: This course requires students to attend two on-site residencies at the Belmont Campus of Scott Community College on Oct. 4, 2024, and Nov. 15, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students cannot successfully complete this course without on-site attendance. Please contact Diane Roebuck droebuck@eicc.edu or Angelique Kimble akimble@eicc.edu with immediate questions.
This course expands on basic language skills in American Sign Language (ASL). Students will begin to engage in group conversations, exchange information, and communicate with others in a culturally appropriate manner on a wide range of topics. Student planning to earn the Deaf Studies?Certificate must also take the corresponding laboratory course, ASL 246?American Sign Language III Lab.

ASL-246 American Sign Language III Lab (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ASL-245
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This is the laboratory portion of ASL III designed to provide extended practice and skill development. This course will focus on continued expressive and receptive skill development of vocabulary, sentence structures, ASL number systems, and fingerspelling. Students will expand knowledge of glossing of ASL sentences.

ASL-296 American Sign Language V (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in ASL-281.
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NOTE: This course requires students to attend two on-site residencies at the Belmont Campus of Scott Community College on Oct. 11, 2024, and Nov. 22, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Students cannot successfully complete this course without on-site attendance. Please contact Diane Roebuck droebuck@eicc.edu or Angelique Kimble akimble@eicc.edu with immediate questions.
This course is designed to teach academic and technical communication skills utilizing American Sign Language (ASL). Students will expand their presentation and communication skills to discuss technical topics such as mathematical or scientific terminology. Discussion of American Deaf cultural beliefs, values, and attitudes, as well as an appreciation of the contributions of Deaf Americans in the areas of arts and history, will be included. This course will prepare students to use ASL both in and outside of the classroom via interactions with the Deaf Community.

BIOLOGY

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

✓ BIO-105 Introductory Biology (4 cr.) AS

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This course is an introduction to the science of?biology for students who are not majoring in?biology or health-related fields. Course topics?include the scientific method, evaluating?scientific literature, basic chemistry, the?structure and function of cells and their?organelles, energy transformations, cellular?reproduction, genetics and inheritance, DNA?applications, evolution, and the classification of?organisms. This course is not intended to replace?or substitute for BIO 114?or BIO 115.

✓ 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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-115 General Biology IIA (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Must have C or better in BIO-114;
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is a continuation of General Biology?IA (BIO 114). Course topics include evolution,?biological diversity, plant and animal anatomy and?physiology and ecology.

✓ BIO-125 Plant Biology (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:MAT-053 minimum math placement scores based on college assessment.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is an introduction to the study of?plants, emphasizing structure, function,?reproduction, and diversity. Topics include basic?plant anatomy and physiology and the evolution of?plant diversity.

BIO-151 Nutrition (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:MAT-053 or MAT-065
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This course explores dietary sources, functions, and requirements of major nutrients for all individuals. Course topics include tools for healthy eating, digestion and absorption, the macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, water balance, energy balance, food safety and technology, and nutrition during the life stages. This course will also include the role that culture, diversity, and socioeconomic status plays in nutritional health.

✓ BIO-157 Human Biology (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Students should have completed ENG-095 or take ENG-095 concurrently with this course.
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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-163 Essen of Anatomy & Physiology (4 cr.) AS

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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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This course covers the fundamentals of human?anatomy and physiology. Units of study include?basic chemistry, cell structure and function,?tissues, and the systems of the body, including?integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous,?sensory, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic,?respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive.

✓ 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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-173 Human Anat and Physiology II (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Minimum grade of C in BIO-168. BIO-168 must be taken within the last 5 years.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is the second course in a two semester?sequence. The content includes study of the?following organ systems or topics: cardiovascular,?lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive,?metabolism, urinary, and reproductive.

BIO-186 Microbiology (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:BIO-114 or BIO-168
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This course is an in-depth examination of the?microbial world, with emphasis on classification,?reproduction, genetics, physiology, infectious?disease, and control. Laboratory exercises will be?directed toward the use of equipment and?identification of clinically and economically?important organisms.

BUSINESS

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

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

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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-106 Employment Strategy (2 cr.) VT

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This course allows students to focus on their individual career targets, while developing successful lifetime job search skills and career management tools. Students will also learn job search techniques, such as completing employment applications, preparing letters of application and resumes, and participating in a mock interview.

BUS-110 Business Math and Calculators (3 cr.) VT

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This course is a review of math fundamentals and their application to business. Topics covered include multiplication, division, fractions, percentage, interest, discounts, etc.

BUS-130 Intro to Entrepreneurship (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-065 with a grade of C- or better or minimum math placement scores based on college assessment.
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This course is designed for the student interested in developing knowledge in the area of small business management and entrepreneurship. Emphasis is on the essential concepts and techniques related to the start up of a small firm.

BUS-161 Human Relations (3 cr.) AS

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Provides a foundation of accepted personal and business behavior in office relationships. Personality characteristics with relation to fellow employees and business Associates are an integral part of the course. Topics include motivation of individuals and groups, contribution to a desirable working atmosphere, adjustment to the job, stress management techniques and other areas of human relations.

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

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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-168 Leadership/Professionalism II (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:BUS-167
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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 and is a continuation of Leadership and Professionalism I. 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-180 Business Ethics (3 cr.) VT

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This course will introduce students to ethical principles and the application of ethical principles to situations relevant to decision-making in the professional and business world.

BUS-185 Business Law I (3 cr.) VT

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This course provides the student with a basic knowledge of major concepts in business law. Topics may include an introduction to the legal environment (ethics, the workings of the United States Court system and constitutional law); contracts, employer/employee relations, consumer protection, product liability, social media and intellectual property law, torts criminal law and wills.

BUS-210 Business Statistics (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:MAT-156
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
Through this course students develop an in-depth knowledge of the following statistics principles: frequency distributions, cumulative frequency distributions, relative frequency distributions, histograms, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, probability, the Central Limit theorem, confidence interval estimates, methods of sampling, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, correlation analysis, linear and multiple regression analysis, chi-squared test, time series and forecasting, statistical quality control, and statistical decision-making.

FIN-121 Personal Finance (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-053 or minimum math placement scores based on college assessment.
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This course presents to students a general background in personal finance for successful applications in personal financial management such as basic money management, types of insurance, the basics of investing in bonds, stocks, and mutual funds, real estate, and tax strategies.

FIN-130 Principles of Finance (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete ACC-142 and ECN-120
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This course addresses financial management and the principles and practices of decision-making involving financial analysis, valuation, capital allocation, and budgeting.

MKT-110 Principles of Marketing (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:At least one business course.
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This course provides a picture of basic marketing principles and practices; focuses upon customer-driven strategies to attract, keep, and grow targeted customers. Concepts covered include: Web selling and diversity issues, along with the global marketplace, branding, pricing, and ethical issues.

MKT-140 Principles of Selling (3 cr.) AS

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This course presents information regarding careers in selling, sales management, preparation needed for selling and sales presentations. Films and presentations by professional sales personnel will enhance the learning experience.

MKT-150 Principles of Advertising (3 cr.) AS

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This course explains the economic functions of advertising, its value and use in business. Analysis of consumer motivation, presentation of advertising and the effectiveness of various media is presented. Assignments give practice in effective advertising methods.

MKT-160 Principles of Retailing (3 cr.) AS

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This course presents the character and significance of retailing in our economy. Examines the principles and applications of strategic planning in retail areas such as ownership, organization, consumer behavior, trading area, merchandise planning and financial management.

MKT-181 Customer Service Strategies (2 cr.) VT

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This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of customer service and to help them learn the skills and techniques necessary to provide excellent service to the internal and external customers of the organization for which they work. These skills are vital for every job since identifying and satisfying customer needs is an essential part of every business organization.

CANCER INFORMATION MGT

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CIM-200 Registry Org & Operations (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in CSC-116 and BIO-173.
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This course provides an overview of the regulatory requirements for an approved cancer program. Emphasis will be given to the requirements outlined by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), data standards set by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR), data standards set by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in its Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) program, data standards set by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations. Legal, ethical and confidentiality issues in both the internal and external settings will be addressed. Students will obtain an overview of the relationships between a registry and other departments within a facility. Basic daily operational tasks, reference resources and computer hardware and software needs will be introduced.

CIM-205 Cancer Pathophysiology (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in BIO-173, HSC-113, and HIT-170.
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Cancer Pathophysiology is a focused study of the major histological cell types in which cancer arises. Students will learn to differentiate between a new primary cancer and a recurrence of previous primary cancer cases utilizing the Surveillance on Epidemiology & End Results (SEER) Program guidelines on Multiple Primaries/Histologies. Students will study advanced terminologies used by pathologists on gross and microscopic pathology reports. Students will study cancer epidemiology, diagnostic work up, and current therapies.

CIM-210 Onco Coding and Staging Syste (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in BIO-173, CSC-110, and HIT-121
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This course will focus on the basic concepts of coding and staging of malignant neoplasms. It will provide a general overview of the International Classification of Diseases in Oncology, 3rd Ed. (ICD-O-3) topography codes and International Classification of Disease, 9th Ed. (ICD-9) morphology nomenclature and classification systems. American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging, Surveillance, Epidemiology, & End Results (SEER) Summary staging, Collaborative Staging (CS), and extent of disease concepts used by physicians and cancer surveillance organizations to determine treatment and survival will be emphasized.

CIM-215 Abstracting Prin & Practices I (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in CIM-200, CIM-205, CIM-210, and CIM-230.
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This course is an introduction?to the principles of cancer registry abstracting. Identification and selection of appropriate clinical information from medical records in a manner consistent with cancer registry regulatory core data item requirements will be emphasized. Recording accurate coding and?staging of site-specific cancer information and use of CNExT cancer registry software from C/NET Solutions will be introduced.

CIM-220 Abstracting Prin & Practice II (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in CIM-200, CIM-205, CIM-210, and CIM-230.; CIM-215 taken in the first 8 week term.
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This course further applies the principles of cancer registry abstracting. Students will develop skills in identification and selection of appropriate clinical information from medical records in a manner consistent with cancer registry regulatory core data item requirements; recording, coding and staging site-specific cancer information; and using accuracy, timeliness and completeness of data.

CIM-230 Registry Org and Op II (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in?CIM 200 and?CIM 210.
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This course will cover follow-up methodology, confidentiality and ethical issues, identification of second primaries, recurrence of disease, spread of disease, and survival data. Physician, patient, and other follow-up resources and activities will be introduced.

CIM-250 Cancer Stats & Epidemiology (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in BIO-173, CSC-110, HSC-113, and HSC-137.
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This course will introduce the student to cancer statistics, principles of epidemiology, cancer surveillance, annual report preparation, presentation of cancer data and special studies. Use of cancer statistical data for marketing and strategic planning will also be studied.

CIM-261 CIM Seminar (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIM-215, CIM-220, CIM-250, and HIT-312.
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This course provides a comprehensive discussion of all topics common to the cancer registry profession. Emphasis is placed on application of professional competencies, job search tools and preparation for the certification exam.

CIM-271 CIM Capstone (6 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Completion of all previous CIM courses.
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This course will provide students with hands-on experience in all aspects of registry organization and operation. A total of 160 hours under the supervision of a Cancer Tumor Registrar (CTR) will be spent by the student abstracting and experiencing all the tasks of a full-time cancer registrar. Students must have student health forms completed and on file.

CHEMISTRY

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CHM-110 Intro to Chemistry (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-053 or minimum math placement score based on college assessment.
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This course is designed for the student with no high school chemistry background. It is a study of chemistry in our lives and chemical principles preparatory to CHM 122?Introduction to General Chemistry or CHM 132?Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry or CHM 165?or CHM 166?General Chemistry I. This course is an introduction to the composition and properties of matter, bond types, acids and bases, pH, and a description of the major branches of chemistry. This course does not meet the lab science requirement for graduation.

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

Prerequisite:A grade C or higher in MAT-053 or equivelant
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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-132 Intro to Organic and Biochem (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete CHM-122
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This course is a continuation of CHM 122.?Aliphatic and aromatic compounds, their chemistry,?and uses in consumer products will be discussed.?Example compounds include polymers, drugs, and?foods. Attention is also given to biologically?important compounds: proteins, nucleic acids,?carbohydrates, and lipids, and the chemistry of?these molecules in the living organism.

✓ CHM-166 General Chemistry I (5 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
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This is the first course 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, calculation methods,?stoichiometry, gases, atomic structure and?periodicity, solutions, chemical bonding, and?thermochemistry. The five credit-hour course also?covers crystal structures and treats the topics?listed in greater detail.

CHM-176 General Chemistry II (5 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete CHM-165 or CHM-166
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This?course is the second 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?kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base, ionic?equilibria, intermolecular forces, thermodynamics,?electrochemistry, organic chemistry, descriptive?chemistry and nuclear chemistry.

COMMUNICATION

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

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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 FORENSICS

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CFR-100 Intro to Computer Forensics (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-420
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This course is designed to acquaint the student with the field of computer forensics, investigation tools, and techniques. Students will explore the set up of an investigators office and laboratory, as well as examine what computer forensic hardware and software is available. Topics covered include procedures for identification, preservation, and extraction of electronic evidence, auditing and investigation of network and host intrusions and forensic tools.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

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

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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

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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.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

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

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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-118 Law Enforcement (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a survey course about the historical development of law enforcement, the functions of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, police subculture, the function of patrol, and other issues important to the field of policing. The use of police authority, police discretion, police violence, and police corruption will be introduced.

CRJ-130 Criminal Law (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a?study of the substantive criminal law, its historical background and development, the basic elements of criminal law, social control, relevant theory, and concepts including criminal intent and criminal capacity. Emphasis is placed on definitions and classification with appropriate case and procedural examples.

CRJ-200 Criminology (3 cr.) AS

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This course studies human behavior and crime and?the development of corrections. Criminology?utilizes sociological and cultural approaches?while examining crime and the career criminal.?This course introduces the causes of delinquency?and the modifications of such behavior by?corrective institutions and individual therapy.?Emphasis is placed on studying individual?personality development through inter-family?relationships and antisocial aggressive acts from?early abnormal family and social situations. This?course is cross listed as SOC 240.

CRJ-201 Juvenile Delinquency (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:SOC-110
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This course introduces the causes of juvenile delinquency and the modification of such behavior by corrective institutions and individual therapy. Emphasis is placed on the study of the development of individual personality through inter-family relationships and antisocial aggressive acts from early abnormal family and social situations. This course is cross listed as SOC-230.

DENTAL ASSISTING

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DEA-110 Dental Health Education (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in DEA-254, DEA-295, DEA-302, DEA-405, and DEA-512.
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This course introduces dental biofilm and its role in dental disease. The role that nutrition plays regarding disease initiation and progression and the methods and preventative agents utilized by the auxiliary to prevent oral disease will be emphasized.

DEA-254 Dental Science I (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Student is to be admitted to the Dental Assisting program prior to enrollment in this course.
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This course examines oral histology and embryology, head and neck anatomy, and tooth morphology as applicable to the practice of dental assisting. In addition, an introduction to the structure and function to the human body systems in health and disease will be presented.

DEA-255 Dental Science II (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in DEA-254, DEA-295, DEA-302, DEA-405, and DEA-512.
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This course will introduce the discipline of oral pathology and pharmacology as related to dental auxiliary function. It will also expand on preventing medical emergencies and on the management of emergency situations in the dental practice.

DEA-594 Dental Assisting Seminar II (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in DEA-110, DEA-255, DEA-515, DEA-575, DEA-593, SPC-222.
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This course provides the opportunity to discuss clinical experiences and prepare students to sit for the Iowa Dental Board Registration exams and the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) exam. This course also provides students the opportunity to further develop a professional growth plan.

DRAMA

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✓ DRA-101 Intro to Theatre (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a survey of the elements of theatre. The course covers units on audience/performer relationships, dramatic forms, dramatic literature, history of the theatre, dramatic theory and criticism, and technical theatre. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

✓ DRA-110 Intro to Film (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to introduce the student to the historical, evolutionary, philosophic, artistic, and economic aspects of motion pictures and the filmmaking industry. Students will have the opportunity to examine the various genres of the movie industry such as: drama, film noir, western, fantasy, documentary, romantic comedy, horror, musicals, and silent film. Utilizing film excerpts and entire movies as tools, students will hone skills in film analysis, beginning with recognition of theme and critically viewing productions in terms of such elements as: fictional elements, editing, cinematography, visual design, photography, special effects, sound, acting, music, and directing. Progressively, students will observe similarities and distinctions in film and literature and relate philosophical, historical, and cultural theories and events to the industry. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area. May be counted as either Humanities or Fine Arts, but not both.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

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ECE-103 Intro to Early Childhood Edu (3 cr.) VT

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This course gives students a historical and philosophical foundation of the field of early childhood education, includes an overview of assessment and trends that influence best practices, explores careers in the field, and addresses influences of families and diversity.

ECE-133 Child Health, Safety, and Nutr (3 cr.) VT

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This course focuses on evidence-based concepts in the field of health, safety and nutrition and their relationship to the growth and development of the young child ages birth to eight years. It blends current theory with problem-solving, practical applications, and assessments. It includes the collaboration with families and assesses the role of culture, language, and ability on health, safety, and nutrition decisions in early childhood settings.

ECE-158 Early Childhood Curriculum I (3 cr.) VT

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This course focuses on the development, implementation, and assessment of appropriate environments and curricula for young children ages 3-8. Students prepare to utilize evidence-based, developmentally appropriate practices in a context of family, culture, language, and abilities. Emphasis is on understanding childrens developmental stages and developing appropriate learning opportunities, interactions, and environments to support each child in the following areas: dramatic play, art, music, and fine and gross motor play.

ECE-159 Early Childhood Curriculum II (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ECE-158
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This course focuses on the development, implementation, and assessment of appropriate environments and curricula for young children ages 3-8. Students prepare to utilize developmentally appropriate practices in the context of family and culturally sensitive care. Emphasis is on understanding childrens developmental stages and developing appropriate learning opportunities, interactions, and environments in the following areas: math, science, technology, language arts, and social studies.

ECE-169 Art & Music for Young Children (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Complete ECE-103 and ECE-159
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This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of media suitable for use with the young child. Emphasis will be placed on personal involvement in creative activities including creative movement, music, art, and games that can be used with an integrated curriculum approach.

ECE-170 Child Growth & Development (3 cr.) VT

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This course reviews typical and atypical development of children from conception to adolescence in all developmental domains. It examines interactions between child, family, and society within a variety of community and cultural contexts and how each impacts the developing child. It examines theories and evidence-based practices associated with understanding and supporting young children.

ECE-193 Dynamics of the Family (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ECE-103
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This course explores the critical relationships of family members to one another and of the early childhood teacher to members of the family. Multicultural relationships will be explored as well as an introduction to the changing role and structure of families in modern society.

ECE-221 Infant/Toddler Care & Edu (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ECE-103, ECE-133, and ECE-193.
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This course focuses on care, education, and assessment of children from birth to thirty-six months. Prepares students to utilize developmentally appropriate evidence-based practices including responsive caregiving, routines as curriculum, collaborative relationships with culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children and families, and a focus on the whole child in inclusive settings.

ECE-243 Early Childhood Guidance (3 cr.) VT

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This course focuses on developmentally appropriate, evidence-based approaches and positive guidance strategies for supporting the development of all children. Emphasis is on supportive interactions and developmentally appropriate environments. The student will learn to use assessment to analyze and guide behaviors. In this course, students study the impact of family and each childs culture, language, and ability on child guidance.

ECE-290 Early Childhood Program Admin (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ECE-133, ECE-193, ECE-158, and ECE-103
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This course provides basic principles involved in setting up and administering an early childhood program. Emphasis will be placed on funding, enrollment procedures, curriculum planning, staff and parent relationships, problem solving and record keeping. State of Iowa day care center licensing standards and regulations will also be reviewed.

ECONOMICS

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ECN-110 Intro to Economics (3 cr.) AS

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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is a presentation of the basic economic problem of scarcity. It is a survey of microeconomics dealing with market behavior and macroeconomics dealing with government stabilization policies in an economy, including international trade. This course is not recommended for students who anticipate a bachelors degree requiring a two-term sequence in economics.

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

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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

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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

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

Prerequisite:SDV-130
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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.

EDU-220 Human Rel for Classroom Teach (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Take ECE-103
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This course focuses on the changing and multi-faceted diversity seen in todays classrooms and communities in the United States. Students will examine their own understanding of the scope of this diversity and be able to see how this diversity can enrich the classroom experience for teachers and students. The course will also show future teachers how to bridge their personal views and knowledge of diversity into actual teaching strategies in order to have a culturally relevant and responsive classroom where every student can thrive.

EDU-235 Children's Literature (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed primarily for the student?planning to enter elementary and/or middle school?level teaching. The student will develop an?understanding of why and what children read, and?acquire criteria for the selection of reading?material for children's and youth's recreational?and curriculum enrichment. Students will?investigate how to identify, evaluate, and utilize?quality children's literature for teaching in the?classroom.

EDU-245 Exceptional Learner (3 cr.) AS

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This course is an introductory course designed to provide the student with an overview of the field of special education and the policies and programs established for the education of students with various learning abilities. It includes an analysis of characteristics of persons with disabilities, behavior disorders, talented and gifted students, persons with mental health disabilities, and those who have physiological disorders such as asthma. This course is required for teacher licensure in Iowa. Students will complete 25 clock hours in a K-12 Special Education Setting.

EDU-255 Technology in the Classroom (3 cr.) AS

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This course prepares students to facilitate?learning in a technology-rich environment by using?a variety of digital tools and internet resources.?Educational software and hardware, along with best?practices in the use of tools and technologies in?the classroom, will be discussed. Students will?focus on the effective use of technology in?learning environments, with special attention to?instructional practice, assessment development,?and student engagement. Students will discover,?explore, evaluate, and implement the use of?technology resources focusing on current trends in?the classroom. Students will develop a?professional digital portfolio designed to?showcase personal technology and educational?skills, as well as their reflections on effective?teaching.

ENGLISH

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

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

Prerequisite:Enroll in ENG-105 or ENG-107 as a Co-requisite course.
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NOTE: Students registering for ENG-095-DER01 (231236) ALP Writing, MUST also register for ENG-105-DER01 (231237).
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.
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NOTE: Students registering for ENG-105-DER01 (231237) Composition I, MUST also register for ENG-095-DER01 (231236).
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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
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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.

ENG-107 Comp I: Technical Writing (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete ENG-095 or minimum English placement score based on college assessment.
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This is a writing course designed to prepare students for the types of communication essential to the working world. Through practical application, students will gain confidence in their writing abilities and improve their proficiency in critical reading, problem-solving, communication, and collaborative work. This course is an alternative to ENG 105?Composition I and is recommended for students in technical, business, and science programs. Students will create individual presentation(s) and collaborative presentation(s). 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-221 Creative Writing (3 cr.) AS

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Advanced writing workshop designed for the student who likes to write. Emphasis is placed on self-expression, audience reaction, craftsmanship and the importance of meeting deadlines. Assignments will range from short sketches and poems to full-length short stories and essays. The learning experience is enhanced through class discussion and critical analysis of individual works.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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

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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.

✓ ENV-145 Conservation Biology (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete ENV-111
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This course examines the ecological principles?used in the preservation of biological diversity.?Some topics explored are: population dynamics,?conservation genetics, island biogeography,?mathematical modeling of ecological systems,?disturbance ecology, Geographic Information?Systems (GIS), reserve theory and wildlife?corridors. Laboratories will involve fieldwork,?data analysis, computer work and research.

FRENCH

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

✓ FLF-141 Elementary French I (4 cr.) AS

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This is a foundation course which covers the?fundamentals of French language and culture. The?course is designed for the student with no?knowledge of the language. The communication?skills of reading, writing and speaking will be?developed to aid the student in oral proficiency.?Each unit will deal with specific aspects of?French culture.

GEOGRAPHY

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✓ GEO-121 World Regional Geography (3 cr.) AS

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A survey course of basic geographical knowledge. Students will be introduced to geographical principles and concepts thus providing them with the tools to study both physical and human geography. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

GERMAN

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

✓ FLG-141 Elementary German I (4 cr.) AS

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Emphasis is on pronunciation and the basic?structure of the German language; conversation?practice in lab with tapes.

✓ FLG-142 Elementary German II (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete FLG-141 or 1-2 years of high school German
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Study of the basic structure of the German?language reviewed; emphasis on basic oral?composition and exact reading. Conversational?practice in lab with tapes.

GLOBAL STUDIES

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✓ GLS-100 Contemporary World Issues (3 cr.) AS

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This course is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of issues affecting life in the modern world. It identifies topical areas to study as background to major contemporary issues. Typical areas of discussion will be ecology, world economy, resource utilization, and comparative cultures among others. Instruction will be primarily discussion oriented and will utilize guest lectures, outside reading and projects, and limited lecture. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS

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GRA-120 Computer Literacy (1 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-09/22/24TBA ONLN 
This course is an introduction to the hardware, software, and other tools and practices commonly used in the Graphic Arts industry.

GRA-134 Digital Photography (3 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course introduces students to digital photography. Fundamental concepts covered include equipment, exposure, and composition. Students will also begin to learn how to make high-quality black-and-white and color and prints from their work.

GRA-325 Digital Color Theory (3 cr.) VT

 09/23/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course provides insight into the effective?use of color through the study of contemporary?color theory. Through a series of problem-solving?and hands-on experience and projects, students?will apply their knowledge of color perception,?expression, and application for both traditional?and digital design. Scientific, psychological,?historical, religious, cultural and commercial?perspectives will also provide insights and?understanding of the intrinsic power of color in?design.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

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GRD-430 Indesign II (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:GRD-415
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course will cover advanced topics in design and layout. Students will further develop their skills by completing advanced graphic design projects. In addition, quality control, attention to detail, setting up electronic files correctly, and choosing an appropriate paper will be emphasized.

GRD-459 Illustrator (3 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course introduces students to the tools and concepts used in designing and creating images using illustration software. Students will use illustration software to create common line art applications such as logos, charts and graphs, and more complex illustrations.

GRD-463 Photoshop (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:MAT-053 or minimum math placement score based on college assessment.; Completion of or concurrent with GRD-463
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course will introduce students to the appropriate software for working with bitmap images. Image acquisition by scanning; manipulation for tonal, color correction, and image retouching; and image output to print and web formats as it applies to the Graphic Arts industry will be emphasized.

GRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIES

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GRT-107 Intro to GA Technology (3 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course will give an introduction to the graphic communications industry. Students will cover safety, an introduction to graphic communications, history of the graphic arts, traditional and electronic pre-press procedures, press and finishing operations, Web development, and multi-media.

GRT-110 Calc & Measurements for GA (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:MAT-053 or minimum math placement score based on college assessment.
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course is a study of the basic math skills necessary for students who will pursue a career in the graphic arts industry. Topics include: standard measurements, image assembly, copyfitting, bindery, finishing, estimating and production planning.

GRT-237 Packaging Design (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:GRD-415
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course will explore methods and techniques for the design and assembly of three-dimensional product packages and define the role of packaging in product identification, presentation, and production. The unique challenges of adapting typography, illustration, design, and materials to three-dimensional forms are explored. A combination of traditional hands-on skills such as straight edges, drafting, illustration, drawing, and digital skills tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign will be necessary to complete most projects.

GRT-245 Issues in Graphic Arts Tech (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:GRT-107
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course covers a variety of business topics related to graphic communications, including professional relationships, business practices, pricing and trade customs, salaries, legal issues and professional and technology related issues. In addition forms and contracts will be covered. The course will cover graphic design, web design, illustration, animation and other areas of specialty.

GRT-402 User Experience (ux) (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Take WDV-101 and PSY-111
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Every digital interface/interaction (e.g. web and mobile application, car dashboard, smart appliance) was designed to solve a problem or to make our lives better, easier, more successful. This course teaches the principles and practice of the user-centered design process. Functionality requirements, user analysis, information architecture, prototyping, usability testing, and graphic interface design will be covered. Students will analyze user problems; explore research, design and evaluation methodologies; follow ideation and communication best practices; and learn to present, defend and critique design decisions.

HEALTH

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HSC-113 Medical Terminology (2 cr.) VT

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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-137 Math for Healthcare (3 cr.) VT

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This course is designed for Allied Health Care profession majors. The course will cover general development of skills involving computations of fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, proportions, basic algebra equations, mean, median, and mode. Allied health areas that will be covered include how to utilize graphs, when fractions and decimals are utilized in healthcare settings, allied health statistics, and how to figure deductibles and co-payments for health insurance. Students will also learn how to calculate mass and volume of medications, and common dose measurement and dose abbreviations.

HSC-215 Statistics for Healthcare (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in MAT 053?Pre-Algebra or minimum math placement score based on college assessment. Math placement, or immediate prerequisite course, must have been completed within the last two years.
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This course offers a foundation in probability and statistics. Course topics covered include descriptive measures, probability, probability distributions, normal distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, linear regression, and correlation. This course is required for Health Information Management and Cancer Information Management programs.

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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HIT-121 Pharmacology (2 cr.) VT

 10/21/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course provides the student with an introduction to common drugs and drug therapies as they relate to the field of health information technology. It includes accurate identification of drug name, spelling, and indications for usage. This course replaces HIT-120.

HIT-170 Principles of Human Disease (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HSC-113; BIO-163 or BIO-168
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This course will introduce Cancer Information Management (CIM) and Health Information Management (HIM) students to the principles of human disease. This course will also introduce students to therapies for management of pain, diagnostic methods, testing, and procedures.

HIT-200 Health Rec Data Struct & Cont (3 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course introduces students to the Health Information Management profession. Topics include acute health record content and usage, quantitative and qualitative analysis, record format, control storage, retention policies and filing and numbering systems. Additional topics will include the entire continuum of health care delivery systems as well as their respective licensing and accrediting standards, documentation requirements, and reimbursement methodologies. This course may be repeated twice for additional credit. This course replaces HIT-370 and HIT-380.

HIT-205 ICD-10-CM Coding (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in BIO-163, HIT-121, HIT-170, and HSC-113
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course is the first course in a four-part?series of coding courses. ?It provides the?foundation in basic diagnostic coding and?classification systems in a variety of health care?settings. Emphasis is placed on International?Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision,?Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) coding?conventions, rules, methodology, sequencing, data?sets, documentation requirements, quality control,?and coding resources. Practical application of?coding inpatient and outpatient records with?ICD-10-CM classification system will be studied?utilizing workbooks and various handouts. This?course replaces HIT-250.

HIT-265 Health Informatics (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in CSC 116 and HIT-355. The prerequisite for HIT-355 is only for students in the HIT program. If you are taking this course as a CIM student, the only prerequisite to this course is CSC-116.
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This course provides an overview of health care informatics, with a concentration on computerized Health Information Management (HIM) functions and Electronic Health Record (EHR).? Students will be introduced to data integrity, classification systems, clinical vocabularies, data dictionaries, and data sets that will be carried over to other courses within the program.? Emerging technologies in health care will be explored, as well as selection and implementation of software applications and security strategies.? This course replaces HIT-312.

HIT-355 PPE I (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- HIT-200, HIT-205, and HIT-265
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NOTE: This course requires supervised clinical experience in health care settings.
This course provides supervised clinical experience in health care settings. Clinic sites will be secured by the Health Information Technology (HIT)?Healthcare Site Coordinator. Sites will be chosen based on proximity to students and availability of HIT-trained, on-site supervisor(s). Emphasis will be placed on practical application of basic concepts in the health care setting. In addition, this course provides an online learning experience simulating a health information management department through the use of virtual Electroinc Health Record (EHR) activities. Upon completion, students should be able to apply basic health information management theory to health care facility practices. This course may be repeated twice for additional credit. This course replaces HIT-596.

HIT-405 ICD-10-PCS (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in BIO-163, HIT-121, HIT-170, HIT-205, and HSC-113
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course is the third course in a four-part series of coding courses. Students are introduced to the use of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS). Students will understand the classification system with the application of coding scenarios. ICD-10-PCS also will apply the use of ICD-10-PCS coding for data collection and billing procedures. ICD-10-PCS is the procedural classification system developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for use in the United States for inpatient hospital settings only. This course replaces HIT-270.

HIT-415 Healthcare Data Mgmt (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-265 and HIT-355
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course is a continuation?of Health?Informatics (HIT 265).?Students will be able to?evaluate the compliance of data dictionaries and?data sets. Students will apply the concepts of?health informatics and utilize the technologies in?Health Information Management (HIM).?Students will?apply the different research methodologies of HIM?to manage the data that is used for those?methodologies. This course replaces HIT-400.

HIT-422 Medico-Legal Ethics (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-205, HIT-305, and HIT-355.
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This course is an introduction to the concepts of medical law and ethics for allied health care practitioners. Topics including criminal and civil acts, contracts, negligence and ethical concepts as they relate to the medical profession, health information management, Health Insurance & Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other health care legislative rulings are discussed.

HIT-451 Allied Health Statistics (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-355 and HSC-137.
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This course covers maintenance, compilation, analysis, and presentation of health care statistics. Topics include basic statistical principles, morbidity, mortality, and commonly computed hospital rates; uniform reporting requirements; and selection and construction of data displays. Upon completion, students should be able to calculate morbidity, mortality, and commonly computed hospital rates, comply with uniform reporting requirements, analyze, and present statistical data. This course may be repeated twice for additional credit.

HIT-485 Med Bill Reimbursement Sys (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-205, HIT-305, HIT-355, and HIT-405
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This course is designed to prepare students to understand the revenue cycle management processes of medical billing in a medical office or hospital.? Students will learn the different types of health care coverage and reimbursement that are utilized in a health care setting.?

HIT-505 Advanced Coding (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-205, HIT-265, HIT-305, HIT-355, HIT-405, and HIT-485
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This course is the fourth course in a four-part?series of coding courses. This course provides?students the opportunity to become proficient?coders.? Students will apply all of the coding?guidelines, rules, and regulations that were?learned throughout the previous coding courses.??Case scenarios will be used to code International?Classification of Diseases, 10th?Revision,?Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) diagnoses,?International Classification of Diseases, 10th?Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS)?procedures, and Current Procedural Terminology,?4th Edition (CPT-4) procedures.? Students will?assign appropriate codes utilizing all code sets?and will also utilize 3M coding and reimbursement?software to assign codes.? This course replaces?HIT-252.

HIT-515 Revenue Cycle Management (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-355, HIT-415, HIT-451, and HIT-485.
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This course will cover?the revenue cycle processes, determination of?the diagnosis, procedure?coding, and groupings for reimbursement.? Students will evaluate the compliance with regulatory requirements and reimbursement methodologies.? Students will also learn to understand the reporting processes that are completed in the revenue cycle process.?

HIT-525 Quality Management (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-355, HIT-415, HIT-422, and HIT-485.
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This course provides an overview of performance?improvement as it pertains to health information?management. Topics include the history and?development of quality management in healthcare,?utilization management, risk management, and?compliance with organizational and external?regulations and standards. Additional topics?include the use of graphic tools for monitoring,?reporting, improving processes, and data?presentation. This course replaces parts of?HIT-440.

HIT-535 Leadership (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-415, HIT-422, and HIT-485
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This course provides an overview of supervision and management activities in a health information management department. Emphasis is placed on activities relating to planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and budgeting in a health information management department. Topics include leadership and organizational skills, human resources supervision and management principles and practices, and financial and strategic planning. This course replaces parts of HIT-440

HIT-555 PPE II (2 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in HIT-355, HIT-422, and HIT-485; HIT-505, HIT-515, HIT-525, and HIT-535
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NOTE: This course requires supervised clinical experience in health care settings.
This course provides supervised clinical experience in health care settings. Clinic sites will be secured for students by the HIT Healthcare Site Coordinator. Sites will be chosen based on proximity to student and availability of HIT-trained, on-site supervisor(s). Emphasis will be placed on practical application of advanced concepts in the health care setting. In addition, this course provides an online learning experience simulating a health information management department through the use of virtual EHR activities. Upon completion, students should be able to apply advanced health information management theory to health care facility practices. This course replaces HIT-598

HIT-590 Career Seminar (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HIT-555
 10/21/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course is a capstone course designed to provide a comprehensive review of professional health information management competencies, preparation for Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification exam, preparations for professional resume and job search/job interview skills and tools. This course replaces HIT-946

HEALTH SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY (HSET)

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HSE-100 Occupational Safety (3 cr.) VT

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This course provides an introduction to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administrations (OSHA) regulations that pertain to protecting workers from exposure to occupational hazards. Students concentrate on researching, interpreting, summarizing, and applying the OSHA regulations. Students are introduced to a proactive philosophy of company compliance with OSHA regulations, with an emphasis on using specific approaches to providing a safe and healthful work environment. Additionally, through activities and exercises, students are introduced to procedures for conducting a chemical inventory, interpreting Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), developing a written Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) program, and developing an effective HAZCOM training program.

HSE-105 Charac of Hazardous Materials (3 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-10/20/24TBA ONLN 
This course provides instruction in learning to recognize the physical and chemical characteristics of hazardous materials classes and how chemicals within those classes can harm humans and the environment. By applying basic chemistry, students will Associate chemical names with particular health and safety hazards. Additionally, students will identify common trade names and/or synonyms for the chemicals.

HSE-110 Industrial Processes (3 cr.) VT

 10/21/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course is an introduction to common general manufacturing processes that involve hazardous materials and wastes, with emphases on waste minimization and pollution prevention strategies, waste treatment methods, and common processes within facilities. Each student completes a major project in which the student investigates and reports on a specific industry, especially its basic processes, materials flow, worker health and safety exposures, and waste reduction issues.

HSE-200 Waste and Remediation (3 cr.) VT

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This course provides a study of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations pertaining to hazardous waste management. There is an emphasis on the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). Students learn the steps in managing hazardous wastes from cradle-to-grave including reading, interpreting, and applying sections from the Code of Federal Regulations.

HSE-205 Air and Water Quality (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HSE-200
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This course provides a detailed study of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations pertaining to compliance with the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 and the Clean Water Acts National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System. Students learn to support professional personnel responsible for complying with the environmental regulations for air emissions and waste water. This support includes reading, interpreting, and applying sections from the Code of Federal Regulations.

HSE-210 Contingency Plan/Incident Mgmt (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HSE-280
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This course provides instruction on how to develop an emergency response contingency plan for a facility or community. Students learn that the steps for emergency preparedness include analyzing the hazards, writing and implementing the contingency plans, training employees for an emergency, and evaluating the effectiveness of the contingency plan. Students will develop and implement the Incident Management System through both practical and theoretical case scenarios.

HSE-225 Legal Asp-Occ Safety & Health (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HSE-205 and HSE-230
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This course provides a study of legal implications of legislation as it applies to environmental, health, and safety in the workplace. Students concentrate on regulatory, common, and administrative law; mandatory and voluntary compliance; and applicable government agencies and their roles. Additionally, students are introduced to the professional code of ethics of an environmental, health, and safety person.

HSE-230 Trans of Hazardous Materials (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HSE-100
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This course provides a detailed study of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations. Additionally, students will be introduced to certain Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations pertinent to hazardous materials transportation. Students learn how a hazardous materials technician or an environmental health and safety technician may support professional personnel responsible for compliance with the environmental regulations for transportation of hazardous materials. Emphasis is placed on identifying, interpreting, and applying sections from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

HSE-270 Sampling & Monitoring Proc (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HSE-110
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This course introduces the student to a variety of sampling procedures used in industry and emergency response. Topics to be covered include: sampling and monitoring devices, industrial hygiene monitoring, water and waste stream monitoring, outside air sampling, soil sampling, and radiation sampling. Emphasis will be placed on how to collect and preserve representative samples, interpret laboratory results, and comply with relevant federal regulations.

HSE-280 Hazardous Mat Health Effects (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:HSE-105
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This course provides a review of human health effects from various exposures to chemicals. Topics covered include determination of risk factors, routes of entry of hazardous materials and their effects on target organs, acute and chronic effects, and control measures.

HISTORY

Online - Clinton, Muscatine & Scott Community Colleges

✓ HIS-117 W Civ I: Ancient and Medieval (3 cr.) AS

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A survey course in Western Civilization from ancient history into the age of absolutism. The civilization components of religion, philosophy, literature, art, architecture and science are integrated into the political and social history of Europe, from our Mesopotamian and Egyptian origins to about 1450. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

✓ HIS-118 W Civ II: Early Modern (3 cr.) AS

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This is a survey course in Western Civilization from the Renaissance through the Age of Democratic Revolutions. The civilizational components of religion, philosophy, literature, art, science, and architecture are integrated into the political and social history of Europe, from about 1450 to the end of the eighteenth century. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

✓ HIS-119 W Civ III: The Modern Period (3 cr.) AS

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This is a survey course in Western Civilization in the Modern Age, from the Age of Democratic Revolutions through the present day. The civilizational components of religion, philosophy, literature, art, science, and architecture are integrated into the political and social history of Europe and its impact on the modern world. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

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

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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.

✓ HIS-152 U.S. History Since 1877 (3 cr.) AS

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The study of the political, cultural, social, and economic developments from 1877 to the present. Historical perspective and critical analysis are emphasized. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

✓ HIS-211 Modern Asian History (3 cr.) AS

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Designed to assist the student in analyzing developments in the modern history of China, India and Japan. Emphasis is placed on the historical changes and continuity in the three major cultures of Asia including the impact of the West and methods of modernization. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

HIS-224 Nazi Germany (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a survey of the origins and development of the National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP), the foreign policies of Adolph Hitler which led to WW II, and the implementation of the Holocaust.

✓ HIS-231 Contemporary World Affairs (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to be a study of current events viewed in their historical context. Emphasis is placed on global politics, domestic issues, and cultural developments. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Cultural/Historical Perspectives Area.

HIS-257 African American History (3 cr.) AS

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Designed to assist the students in developing an understanding of institutional racism in an historical context. Emphasis is placed on slave culture, social role of newly freed blacks, and community changes in the Twentieth Century.

HIS-269 The '60's & the Vietnam War (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Minimum English placement score based on college assessment.
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This course provides students with perspectives of the turbulent cultural, political, and social changes of the 1960s and early 1970s during the administrations of Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon, the causes and consequences of the Vietnam conflict, and the Watergate affair.

HUMANITIES

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HUM-105 Working in America (3 cr.) AS

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This is a humanities course which has as its theme the interplay of work and the individual. It focuses on technological society and how the humanities can interpret and reflect upon that society. On the one hand, the course recognizes that scientific and technological literacy remains an essential aspect of what it means to be an educated person in the twenty-first century. On the other hand, the course acknowledges that, regardless of culture, race, gender, age, and other factors, there are basic human characteristics of responding to new situations. It focuses on the idea that the shared experiences of living in a body, having the conscious awareness that we do, being able to communicate that knowledge and share the experience of life with others-and knowing that bodies dont live forever are the same simply by virtue of our being born human.

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

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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.

✓ HUM-135 Humanities of the Early World (3 cr.) AS

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This course surveys the major cultural achievements and ideas of Western Civilization from Ancient Greece and Rome through the Middle Ages. Art, architecture, music, literature, and drama are presented as they reflect the world view of each historical era. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

✓ HUM-136 Humanities of the Renaissance (3 cr.) AS

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This course surveys the major cultural achievements and ideas of Western Civilization from the Renaissance through the 18th Century. Art, architecture, music, literature, and drama are presented as they reflect the world view of each historical era. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

✓ HUM-137 Humanities of the Modern World (3 cr.) AS

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This course surveys the major cultural achievements and ideas of Western civilization from the 19th to the 21st Century. Art, architecture, music, literature, and drama are presented as they reflect the world view of each historical era. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

✓ HUM-183 Living With Space Time & Tech (3 cr.) AS

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This course will explore human values and individual beliefs within a constantly changing environment, community relationships, technological networks, the ethical dimensions of work and a meaningful personal life-style. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

HUM-287 Leadership Development Studies (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of leadership and group dynamics theory and to assist the student in developing a personal philosophy of leadership, an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership, and an awareness of ones style of leadership. The course will integrate readings from the humanities, classic works of literature and experiential learning exercises.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

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IND-134 Print Reading (2 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-10/20/24TBA ONLN 
This course presents an overview of methods used in presenting and interpreting a variety of industrial drawings and prints. This course is designed to provide the necessary skills to read and interpret symbols commonly found on industrial drawings and prints.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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CIS-121 Intro to Programming Logic (3 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course introduces students to basic computer programming ideas and foundational principles such as problem decomposition and step-wise refinement. The course explores problem solving using well-developed programming logic derived with pseudo code, flow charts, and related techniques. The course focuses on translating student developed solutions into simple programs for testing using an instructor-selected, high-level programming, or scripting language.

CIS-169 C# (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Complete CIS-121 and MAT-066.
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This course is designed to introduce the student to the C# Language. The course will cover C# syntax and object-oriented programming techniques in the .NET environment.

CIS-171 Java (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-121
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course provides an introduction to Object-Oriented Programming. Students will learn how to create classes, objects, and applications using the Java language. Topics also include the language fundamentals, the Java language API (Application Programming Interface API).

CIS-189 Python (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-303
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course introduces core programming basics using the Python programming language. Basics include data types, control structures, algorithm development, and program design with functions. The course discusses the fundamental principles of Object-Oriented Programming, as well as in-depth data and information processing techniques. Students will problem solve, explore real-world software development challenges, and create practical and contemporary applications using graphical user interfaces, graphics, and network communications.

CIS-210 Web Development I (3 cr.) VT

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This course will teach students how to evaluate, design, construct, and maintain web pages and websites. Topics include: HyperText Markup Language (HTML5), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3), JavaScript,?graphics, and animation.

CIS-251 Fundamentals of Web Design I (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-210
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This course provides an overview of web design techniques, hypertext markup language (HTML), creating device- and platform-independent websites using responsive web design techniques, cascading style sheets (CSS), and search engine optimization (SEO). Students will also learn the overall website production processes with particular emphasis on design elements involving layout, navigation, accessibility, and interactivity. This course will give students an in-depth understanding of web design concepts and techniques that are essential to planning, designing, creating, testing, publishing, and maintaining websites.?

CIS-256 Dreamweaver I (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-251
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This course provides an introduction to the web editing software, Dreamweaver, through a project-based approach. Students will learn to plan and develop a successful Web site. Topics include creating a Dreamweaver Web page, adding text and formatting with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) styles, adding additional Web pages, links and images, tables, page layout with frames, forms, templates and style sheets, image maps, navigation bars, animations, and media objects.

CIS-270 Server Side Scripting (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-210
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This course will teach students to develop and implement web applications using server side scripting with emphasis on Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP). Additional server side scripting languages and technologies will be discussed. Students will gain hands-on experience while writing real world-based web applications from the ground up. Basic Structured Query Language (SQL) will?be introduced. Simple databases will be created for use with web application back-ends. Students will learn to access and modify their databases by building front-ends using server side scripting and embedded SQL.

CIS-280 Client Side Scripting (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-210
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This course is a survey of scripting languages. Students will use client-side scripting language resources and techniques as well as Visual Basic Script language to create interactive websites, web programming, data processing, and application extension including programming concepts as they apply to scripting. This course includes design and completion of small projects to illustrate the content learned and to provide extensibility for future use.

CIS-307 Intro to Databases (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-121
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This course provides the student with an overview in database management systems. The student will learn about database fundamentals, database modeling, Structured Query Language (SQL), database administration and current issues. Through hands-on exercises, students will develop databases on different platforms.

CIS-606 Visual BASIC.NET I (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-121
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This course?provides a strong foundation in essential aspects of Visual Basic.NET. Topics?will include user interface design, logic development, and object-oriented programming techniques. Students will develop business applications for Windows and Web with multiple forms, arrays, and simple data access.

CIS-624 .NET Development II (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Complete CIS-169
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This course extends students knowledge of Microsoft .NET and related tools. It emphasizes the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) and ActiveX Data Objects for .NET (ADO.NET) for the creation of stand-alone and distributed database applications to solve common business problems. It covers issues related to n-tier design, network communications, error handling, and the production of flexible database reports.

CIS-750 Project Management (3 cr.) VT

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This course is designed to provide students exposure to project management and its importance to improving success in information technology projects. Topics addressed in the course will include triple constraints of project management, project life cycle, cost estimates, value management, and motivation theory, and team building. Tools and techniques important to project management will also be presented, including project selection methods, work breakdowns, network diagrams, critical path analysis, and scheduling. Students will have the opportunity to utilize software to help plan and manage an information technology project.

CIS-760 Cloud Foundations (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-303
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This course provides an?introduction to cloud computing platforms. Students will learn how cloud platforms are configured as well as the basic infrastructure. Cloud services, pricing, and support will be covered.

NET-159 Cisco PacketTracer (1 cr.) VT

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In this course, students will learn to use a cross-platform visual simulation tool to create network topologies and build modern computer networks. After learning the user interface, students will build and maintain a small network that includes routers, switches, and computers.

NET-159 Cisco Packet Tracer (1 cr.) VT

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In this course, students will learn to use a cross-platform visual simulation tool to create network topologies and build modern computer networks. After learning the user interface, students will build and maintain a small network that includes routers, switches, and computers.

NET-166 Applied Computer Security (3 cr.) VT

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This course will discuss the basic concepts of?practical computer and Internet security:?passwords, firewalls, antivirus software, malware,?social networking, surfing the Internet, phishing,?and wireless networks. This class is intended for?students with little or no background in?information technology or security.

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

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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-198 Networking I (5 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-159 and NET-679
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This course introduces the architecture, protocols, functions, components, and models of the internet and computer networks.? The principles of Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced.? By the end of this course, students will be able to build simple Local Area Networks (LANs), perform basic configurations for routers and switches, understand the fundamentals of network security, and implement IP addressing schemes.

NET-298 Networking II (5 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-198
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This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students will integrate secure wireless local area networks (WLANs) into networks and learn to configure advanced functionality in routers and switches while maintaining security and reliability.

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

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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-313 Windows Server (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-303
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This course is designed to give students a practical understanding of Windows Servers. Students will learn to plan, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot windows servers using hands-on labs as well as group and individual projects. Topics covered include installing and configuring the server operating systems, setting up hardware, configuring system resources, optimizing system performance, configuring server storage, configuring network connectivity, and implementing server security. This course may be taken more than once provided the server operating system being offered has changed. This course can be repeated for credit.

NET-398 Networking III (5 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-298
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This course describes the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks.? Students will implement dynamic routing protocols, protect against cybersecurity threats, and learn about Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs).? Students will also learn about Quality of Service (QoS) mechanisms, virtualization, and network management tools.

NET-420 Introduction to Linux OS (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-303
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This course will teach students how to become proficient with using a Linux Operating System. It does not assume any prior knowledge of Linux and is geared toward those interested in systems administration as well as those who will use or develop programs for Linux systems. The course provides comprehensive coverage of topics related to Linux certification, including Linux distributions, installation, administration, X-Windows, cloud technologies, networking, and security. This course also prepares the student for the CompTIA Linux+ Certification.

NET-575 Cloud Infrastructure (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-760
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This course will prepare students to pursue?entry-level DevOps, support, and cloud operations?roles, and will teach students how to solve?problems and troubleshoot various cloud-based?infrastructures. Students will learn how to?create automatable and repeatable deployments of?networks and systems. Students will have the?opportunity to build a variety of infrastructures?via hands-on activities.

NET-612 Fundamentals of Ntwk Security (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Take NET-420
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This course provides students with an overview of Information Technology (IT) Security and introduces the components necessary to secure network information systems. Topics include security policies, firewalls, operating system security, and network security basics. Students will also be introduced to current hacker techniques and log auditing processes. Current computer security issues will also be explored.

NET-619 Network Attack: Detection, Ana (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-612
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This course provides students the opportunity to test system defenses and teaches students how to analyze attacks. Topics include attack analysis; intrusion detection and analysis; advanced defense countermeasure configuration using firewalls, routers, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention; as well as system hardening in both Windows and Linux operating systems.

NET-635 Ethical Hacking (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-612
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This course introduces the art of ethical hacking and security testing, thereby preparing students to be efficient security professionals. This course explores the tools and techniques that security professionals use to discover vulnerabilities and offer solutions to protect computer networks. Students will learn that by knowing what attackers know and think, they can better protect network resources from attacks. In addition to learning fundamental security testing concepts, students will gain practical knowledge in computer programming, documentation of security tests, ethical and legal ramifications, and discover that critical thinking skills and creativity are essential in security testing.

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

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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.

NET-860 IT Specialist Capstone (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:Instructor Consent
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This capstone course is designed to allow the student to review, analyze and integrate the work the student has completed toward a degree in Information Technology. The student will complete an approved academic project and documentation that demonstrates mastery of their program of study and the stated outcomes of their degree requirements.

NET-947 Seminar (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:NET-298 or CIS-280
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This course will provide opportunities for students to learn employment-seeking techniques including developing cover letters and resumes, completing employment applications, and preparing for employment interviews. Employment expectations and protocols will be discussed.

INTERPRETER TRAINING

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ITP-124 Introduction Interpreting II (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C- in ASL-281 and ITP-121.
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This course gives students a fundamental background in the theoretical and practical aspects of interpretation, focusing on skill development in the classroom on these three levels, prepared or rehearsed, simultaneous, and consecutive. This course also guides students in achieving ethical competence and professionalism.

ITP-126 Interpreting Skills Lab II (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ITP-124
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This is the second in the sequence of three Interpreting Skills Lab courses. It provides students with an opportunity to practice interpreting skills in a safe environment under instructional supervision. Students will practice interpreting in a variety of simulated settings with immediate feedback from the instructor. Students will also increase their ability to self-evaluate their own interpreting process and product through extensive analysis of their work.

ITP-127 Interpreting Skills Lab III (1 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ITP-941
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This is the third in the sequence of three Interpreting Skills Lab courses. It provides students with an opportunity to practice interpreting skills in a safe environment under instructional supervision. Students will practice interpreting in a variety of simulated settings with feedback from the instructor. Students will also increase their ability to self-evaluate their own interpreting process and product through extensive analysis of their work.

ITP-129 Deaf Studies (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ENG-095
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This course introduces students to the American Deaf experience in the United States, including linguistics, sociology, audiology, and psychology. The course exposes students to the historical views of deafness and deaf education. Students will be made aware of the contributions and contemporary lives of deaf people in America.

ITP-142 Comparative Discourse Analysis (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ITP-131 and ITP-141; A minimum grade of C- in ASL-171 and ASL-172 or ASL-181.
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This course is designed to introduce students to discourse analysis theory and practice. Students will develop strategies to analyze texts in ASL and English which will improve their understanding of how context, identity, and culture impact communication.

ITP-230 Transliteration I (4 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ITP-121
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This course examines the methodology of transliteration used to produce a signed message in English word order for use in educational and technical situations. Focus will be on the manually coded systems of Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE) and Signing Exact English (SEE II).

ITP-253 Practical Issues (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:ITP-121
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This course will focus on specialty areas of interpreting. Class discussion and group practice will include ethical considerations, specialized vocabulary, and theories of team interpreting.

LITERATURE

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

Prerequisite:ENG-105 or ENG-107
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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.

LIT-110 American Lit to Mid-1800's (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ENG-105 or ENG-107
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This course provides a study of the important characteristics and transitions in American literature. Emphasis is given to the works of selected poets and prose writers from 1607 to 1865.

LIT-161 The Short Story (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ENG-105
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This course explores the short story and novella as meaningful literary forms, with emphasis on structure and technique. Students will be introduced to the elements of fiction, various literary genres, and their cultural and historical contexts. Students will be expected to analyze fiction critically in class discussions and through formal and informal writings. This is not a creative writing course.

LIT-180 Mythology (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ENG-105 or ENG-107
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This course emphasizes the historical development and the craft of mythology through the study of major, representative works from ancient to modern day. Students will explore how mythology contributes to an understanding of the world and universe, and critically examine its pertinence to contemporary society.

✓ LIT-185 Contemporary Literature (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ENG-105 or ENG-107
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This course focuses on works written since World War II. The effects of culture, environment and mass media on literature and its four major genres (short fiction, poetry, novel and drama) are explored in detail through critical reading and writing. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

MANAGEMENT

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MGT-101 Principles of Management (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to explain the history and development of management theory and practice. Behavioral and scientific schools of management philosophy are examined. Components of organizations and how they must be integrated at all levels in an organization in order to produce an effective system are presented.

MGT-110 Small Business Management (3 cr.) AS

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This course blends entrepreneurial dreams with exploration of the range of business functions necessary to operate a small business, such as marketing and financial management, and business planning. Students will sharpen their problem-solving skills through a variety of experiential exercises, classroom discussion, and the completion of a partial business plan by courses end.

MGT-130 Principles of Supervision (3 cr.) AS

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This course places emphasis on the managerial directing functions, including the necessary supervisory qualities, duties and responsibilities. Attention is also given to contemporary supervisory approaches to supervision; the supervisors relationship to the total management environment; self-management; and the supervisors relationship to the individual employee and the work group.

MGT-151 Management Communications I (3 cr.) VT

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This course prepares students for the types of written communication essential to management and supervision success.

MGT-165 Principles of Quality (3 cr.) AS

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This course provides a basic introductory understanding of the key principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) - leadership, information and analysis, planning, human resources, processes, results and customer satisfaction.

MGT-260 Intro to Business Logistics (3 cr.) VT

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NOTE: Please work with Kasey Fisher Allen to register for classes
This course will provide an overview of the role of supply chain and logistics in todays business world; essential concepts of supply chain management, and an overview of the major functional areas of the supply chain and logistics. Included is the exploration of the ways new technologies and new operating procedures can be used to impact and improve the way supply chains are monitored.

MGT-271 Procure and Strat Source (3 cr.) VT

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NOTE: Please work with Kasey Fisher Allen to register for classes
This course shows students how they can strengthen their knowledge and proficiency in the areas of procurement and supply chain management; learn effective leverage and management of supply resources; and develop a plan for strategic sourcing and negotiations.

MGT-273 Prin of Warehouse Management (3 cr.) VT

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This course provides students with a deep understanding of the principles of warehouse management and how to improve efficiencies. Students will learn how goods are received, how orders are processed, how goods are replenished, how value-added services may be provided, and how goods are dispatched. Students will learn the role of the warehouse within the supply chain.

MGT-274 Prin of Logistics and Dist Man (3 cr.) VT

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This course provides students with essential knowledge in the areas of logistics and distribution. Students will learn planning for logistics; procurement, inventory, and demand forecasting; warehousing and storage; freight transport; outsourcing logistics; and operational management.

MANUFACTURING

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MFG-106 Workplace Safety (3 cr.) VT

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NOTE: Please work with Kasey Fisher Allen to register for classes.
This course introduces students to the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. Students successfully completing this course will be eligible to test for the OSHA-10 Card for General Industry.

MFG-190 Metallurgy (2 cr.) VT

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This course teaches students the basic theory of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. In addition, this course focuses on how metals differ in terms of hardness, brittleness, durability, resistance to corrosion, machinability, and weldability.

MFG-192 Blueprint Reading (3 cr.) VT

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This course will cover introduction to engineering drawings, multi-view drawings, sectional views, dimensions and tolerances, and part feature specification.

MFG-505 Lean Manufacturing (1 cr.) VT

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This course covers the principles and techniques of lean manufacturing. Topics include lean principles, value stream mapping, total productive maintenance, manufacturing cells, office cells, setup reduction, pull systems and continuous improvement.

MATHEMATICS

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

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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-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.
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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-110 Math for Liberal Arts (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-065 or 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is designed for the liberal arts?student. The course will include logic, counting?methods and probability, statistics, financial?mathematics, different base systems, sets, and?problem solving.

MAT-117 Math for Elementary Teachers (3 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.
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This course is designed for elementary education majors. Topics in this course include mathematical reasoning, logic, sets, number theory, integers, fractions and rational numbers, decimals, percents, statistics, measurement, and transformations. This course satisfies a General Education requirement for elementary education majors only. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Mathematics Area for Elementary Education majors only.

✓ MAT-128 PreCalculus (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-121 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is intended to prepare students for?calculus or advanced science courses. The course?covers logarithms and exponential functions,?trigonometric functions, complex numbers, analytic?geometry, and topics in the theory of equations.

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.
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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-140 Finite Mathematics (3 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.
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This course is designed for students studying?business and some of the social and life sciences.?Topics covered in this course include sets,?functions, finance, matrices, systems of linear?equations, linear programming, exponential and?logarithmic functions, and sequences and series. A?graphing calculator is required.

✓ 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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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-165 Business Calculus (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-121 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is designed for students in business,?social sciences, or life sciences. Topics include?limits; derivatives; applications of the?derivative related to business, social science,?and the life sciences; integration; and?applications of the integral related to business,?social science, and the life sciences. A graphing?calculator is required.

MAT-177 Math for Elem. Teachers II (1 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-121 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.; Students transferring to WIU for Elementary Education are to take MAT-177 concurrently with MAT-117 to fulfull WIU's 4 credit math requirement.
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This course is designed for elementary education majors to supplement what is learned in MAT 117?Math for Elementary Teachers for transferability to some Illinois universities. This course can be taken simultaneously with MAT-117 or in a subsequent semester. Topics in the course include real numbers and algebraic thinking, introductory geometry, applications of geometry, and algebraic and geometric connections.

✓ 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
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.

MAT-216 Calculus II (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-210 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.
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This course is the second in a three-part calculus?series. It is a continuation of topics taught in ?MAT 210 - Calculus I. Topics include applications?of the definite integral, differentiation and?integration of inverse trigonometric and?hyperbolic functions, methods of integration,?improper integrals, infinite sequences and series,?parametric equations, polar coordinate equations,?and conic sections. A graphing calculator is?required.

MAT-219 Calculus III (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-216 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.
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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course is the final course in a three-part?calculus series and is a continuation of the?topics taught in MAT 216?Calculus II. Topics?include solid analytic geometry, moments, partial?derivatives, multiple integrals, and vector?analysis. A graphing calculator is required.

MAT-227 Differential Equat w/ Laplace (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete MAT-216 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.
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This course is designed primarily for science,?mathematics and engineering majors. Topics include?ordinary differential equations, differential?operators, series solutions, matrices and systems?of linear differential equations, Laplace?Transforms, numerical techniques and applications.?A graphing calculator is required.

MUSIC

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

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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-204 History of Rock and Roll (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a study of Rock and Roll from the mid 1950s to the present. It is designed to create critical listeners of popular culture music through analysis of song forms, rock band instrumentation, and the political, cultural, and social significance of song lyrics.

PHILOSOPHY

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✓ PHI-101 Intro to Philosophy (3 cr.) AS

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This course provides an introduction to the way that philosophy has addressed questions of fundamental concern, both historically and today. These questions include: What is real? What is human nature? What is the meaning of life? What is knowledge? And what is morally right or wrong? Particular emphasis is placed on providing students with vivid illustrations of the enduring nature and value of philosophy, by showing them how philosophy can be applied to contemporary issues of personal and social concern. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

✓ PHI-105 Intro to Ethics (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to give an introduction to ethics from a philosophical perspective. As with any philosophical activity, it will be an inquiry into the fundamental principles and basic concepts that are found at work in the ongoing determination of right and wrong in human life. This course satisfies a genearl education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

✓ PHI-110 Intro to Logic (3 cr.) AS

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This course provides a study of the argumentative use of language and of the methods for distinguishing correct from incorrect reasoning. Topics studied include: the multiple uses of language and their governing conventions, the language of argument and informal fallacies, and the close analysis of actual arguments. The formal analysis of argument is introduced through work on categorical syllogisms and propositional logic. The relation of formal analysis to everyday argument is examined as the course emphasis is on the effective use of the latter. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

PHYS ED - COACHING

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PEC-101 Intro to Coaching (3 cr.) AS

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Introductory course dealing with the responsibilities, duties and problems in coaching the interscholastic athlete and the interscholastic team.

PHYS ED - HEALTH

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PEH-102 Health (3 cr.) AS

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Study of the problems of health affected by social, economic and political changes of the twentieth century.

PEH-109 Personal Wellness (1 cr.) AS

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The objective of this course is to teach students the basic principles of exercise, both theory and practice. Concepts included in this course are pre-exercise evaluation, cardiovascular fitness, practical training techniques, various exercise programs and post-exercise evaluation. Students will have the option of analysis of computerized assessments.

PEH-142 First Aid (3 cr.) AS

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This course teaches first aid practices and problems relationg to shock, contusions, hemorrhages, fractures, poisoning and other related injuries and illnesses.

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

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✓ PHS-120 Exploring Physical Science (4 cr.) AS

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NOTE: This course is proctored. This could mean that the instructor uses the online proctoring software and/or requires testing at a physical location such as the Testing Center. If the instructor uses online proctoring software, you will need a working computer with a camera, audio, and reliable internet access. Please check with the instructor of this course for details.
This course provides an introduction and overview?to physical science. A typical semester will cover?the major fields in physical sciences from the?following areas: Physics, Modern Physics,?Chemistry, Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology,?Environmental Science and Oceanography. Topics?covered will be determined by the instructor.

✓ PHS-152 Astronomy (4 cr.) AS

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This course is a basic course in descriptive?astronomy. It introduces the development of modern?astronomy including its present-day theories and?observations. Topics covered include motions of?solar system and deep sky objects, telescopes and?other instruments, members of the solar system,?nature of the sun, other stars, origin and?development of stars and planets, our galaxy,?other galaxies, and the organization of the?universe. Some night labs are required.

✓ PHS-166 Meteorology, Weather & Climate (4 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to introduce students to?meteorology. Topics covered include earths?atmosphere, elements of weather, weather?forecasting, types of storms and storm formation,?severe weather, thunderstorm, hurricanes,?tornadoes, the global climate, global change, and?peoples interaction with the environment.

✓ PHS-172 Physical Geology (4 cr.) AS

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This is a survey course in physical geology?including the Earths physical systems, the rock?cycle, the hydrologic cycle, and the theory of?plate tectonics. Volcanism, earthquakes, erosion,?and geologic resources are included. The emphasis?in the lab is on reading geologic maps and the?study of common rocks and minerals.

PHYSICS

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✓ PHY-110 Survey of Physics I (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:MAT-067
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In this course, students will start the?first of?two algebra-based courses in physics for?pre-chiropractic students. Students will develop?problem solving skills in mechanics,?thermodynamics, and acoustics. The student will?become proficient in applying the scientific?method to laboratory measurements of topics from?motion, heat, and sound. Applications to physics?of the body will be emphasized.

PHY-111 Survey of Physics II (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PHY-110
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In this course, students will take?the?second of?two algebra-based courses in physics for?pre-chiropractic students. Students will develop?problem solving skills in electricity and?magnetism, optics, and modern physics. The student?will become proficient in applying the scientific?method to laboratory measurements in topics from?electric circuits, light, and radiation physics.?Applications to physics of the body will be?emphasized.

✓ PHY-162 College Physics I (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:A minimum grade of C in MAT 067?or two years of High School Algebra
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This course is the first in a sequence of two?physics courses for students in liberal arts,?pre-med, pre-vet, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy, and?other students not majoring in the physical?sciences, math, or engineering. Topics include?fundamentals of mechanics, Newtons Laws of Motion,?energy, momentum, periodic motions, fluids,?rotation, and thermal physics. Students are?expected to acquire basic skills in scientific?methods, critical reasoning and problem-solving.

PHY-172 College Physics II (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PHY-162 or consent of instructor.
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This course is a continuation of PHY 162 -?College Physics I. It includes static and current?electricity, electromagnetism, wave motion,?optics, atomic, and nuclear physics. Students will?achieve a basic understanding of the fundamental?principles in these topics and be able to apply?physics concepts to a variety of physical?situations. Students are expected to acquire basic?skills in scientific methods, critical reasoning,?and problem-solving.

✓ PHY-212 Classical Physics I (5 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:MAT-210
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This course is the first course in a sequence of?two physics courses for students in physics, other?physical sciences, math, and engineering. Course?topics include the fundamentals of mechanics,?Newtons Laws of Motion, energy, momentum, periodic?motions, fluids, rotation, and thermal physics.?Calculus is applied to physics concepts. Students?are also expected to learn to organize their?thoughts clearly in both written and oral?communication.

PHY-222 Classical Physics II (5 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:MAT-210 and PHY-212 or consent of instructor
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This course is a continuation of ?PHY 212 -?Classical Physics I. It includes static?electricity, current, electromagnetism, geometric?and wave optics, and a brief introduction to?modern physics. Students will achieve a basic?understanding of the fundamental principles in?these topics and to be able to apply physics?concepts to a variety of physical situations.?Students are expected to acquire basic skills in?scientific methods, critical reasoning, and?problem-solving. The application of calculus to?these physics concepts is used.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

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POL-110 Introduction to Political Scie (3 cr.) AS

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This course will introduce students to the study of political science, including political theory, comparative government, economy, and international relations. An emphasis will be placed on the practices of government including laws, taxation, policy making, and leadership. The course will also examine the role that political systems have on public opinion, political parties, and law enforcement.

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

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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.

POL-121 International Relations (3 cr.) AS

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This course involves the study of international relations, including major theories and concepts relating to the international political system, international organizations, foreign policy, globalization, international economics, ecology, and international conflict. The course is designed to give the student a better understanding of international relations in the world today with application to specific cases.

POL-125 Comparative Govt & Politics (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a survey of political institutions across the globe. It includes discussion of the political institutions of countries at different levels of development. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of these differences on a states citizens and public policy.

POL-129 Politics of Terrorism (3 cr.) AS

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This course introduces the history and current state of terrorism in the United States and the world. The focus of the course will be on conditions, media response, and prospects for future terrorist activity.

PSYCHOLOGY

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

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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-111 Intro to Psychology (3 cr.) AS

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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

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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.

PSY-211 Psychology of Adjustment (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PSY-111
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This course is a study of the factors of mutual accommodation, adjustment. Emphasis is placed on normal adjustment problems.

PSY-213 Industrial & Org Psychology (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a study of psychology as a guide to the relationship of people in industry. This course is designed to help each student develop an awareness of needs, sentiments, and attitudes toward self and others in an organizational setting. Organizational problems are anticipated and preventative means are studied.

PSY-222 Child Psychology (3 cr.) AS

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This course deals with the interplay of biological factors, human interactions, cultural forces, and social structures which shape the growing child from conception to adolescence.

PSY-223 Child and Adolescent Psycholog (3 cr.) AS

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This course deals with the interplay of biological factors, human interactions, cultural forces, and social structures which shape the growing child from conception through adolescence.

PSY-224 Adolescent Psychology (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a comprehensive examination of the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial dynamics of the developmental period between the ages of 11 and 18 years. Topics of discussion include puberty, the adolescent and the family, the adolescent and peers, education of adolescents, and sex and drugs in the adolescent subculture. The course is designed to provide an accurate picture of the adolescent within American culture.

PSY-226 Psychology of Aging (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:It is recommeded students first complete PSY-121?and SOC-110
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This course studies aging in terms of four distinct, but interrelated processes: chronological aging, biological aging, psychological aging, and social aging. Discussion focus on the psychological and societal changes and needs of the elderly with an emphasis on the effects of, and adaptation to, changes in relationships, feelings of social importance, retirement, finances, physical health, and institutionalization. This course analyzes perspectives on adult development in the areas of emotional, cognitive, and personality development as they relate to death and dying in the end of life process. This course is cross listed as SOC 220.

PSY-236 Psychology of Personality (3 cr.) AS

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This course provides an in-depth study of concepts related to personality development, description, assessment, and special problems. Emphasis is given to the fields of psychoanalytic, behavioral, self-actualization, and existentialism.

PSY-241 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PSY-111 or consent of instructor.
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This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of abnormal behavior as it exists in modern life. Also, the student will be given criteria to recognize abnormal behavior and be shown theoretical aspects along with treatment designs.

PSY-246 Intro to Counseling Skills (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to provide students with three essential components relative to the fields of counseling and human services. These are 1) to attain a foundation in the theories of psychotherapy, 2) to learn "helping" skills so that students can begin to practice micro-counseling techniques in the classroom, and 3) to gain knowledge about the large number of occupational choices within the field of counseling and human services. In this course, selected prominent theories of psychotherapy, which provide guidelines for understanding human problems and for selecting interventions for these problems, will be studied.

PSY-251 Social Psychology (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PSY-111 or SOC-110
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This course covers theories and research of individual behavior in a social environment. Topics will include social influence processes, group behavior, leadership, conformity, attitude formation, antisocial behavior, and social cognition. This course is cross listed as SOC 251.

PSY-261 Human Sexuality (3 cr.) AS

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This course is an introduction to the study of the dynamics of human sexuality. Emphasis is given to the physiological, psychological, and social aspects of sexuality. This course is cross listed as SOC-261.

PSY-262 Psychology of Gender (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to explore the differences between the male and female gender from conception through adulthood. Differences in abilities and attitudes which arise from biology and the brain will be emphasized, although socio-cultural explanations for differences will also be discussed. In addition, the differences in the use of language and communication by males and females will be explored. The goal of the course is to understand these differences and to decide how males and females can use this understanding to communicate with each other and to augment appreciation for the cross-sex.

PSY-281 Educational Psychology (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PSY-111 or consent of instructor
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This course is designed for individuals who are or will be working in a vocational environment, which requires them to provide or become part of an educational or training program. Although the course is targeting traditional educational systems, it is directly applicable to virtually any setting in which a person may be required to help an individual or group of individuals learn and understand new information, or to develop new knowledge and skills sets. The fundamentals of this course are designed to assist the student in differentiating learning theory and processes as aspects of human development. Emphasis is placed on the roles of the educators and the students in applying the principles of learning, instruction, evaluation, and pupil management.

RELIGION

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✓ REL-101 Survey of World Religions (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:ENG-095; or minimum English placement score based on college assessment.
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This is an introductory course to the origins and historical developments of various religions of the world. Particular emphasis will be placed on understanding why peoples of the world embrace various religions, and the role religion plays in giving meaning and purpose to personal and social existence. The course will provide students the opportunity to understand world events through an understanding of the impact of religious beliefs and values on people146s daily lives. The study will include a survey of Religions of Prehistoric Cultures; Native American Religions; African Religions; Religions of India; Religions of China and Japan; Religions of Southwest Asia; Christianity; the Bahai Religion; and New Religions in America. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Arts and Humanities Area.

SOCIOLOGY

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SOC-110 Intro Sociology (3 cr.) AS

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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.

SOC-115 Social Problems (3 cr.) AS

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This course is designed to assist the student in the examination of major social problems: personality integration, mental illness, crime and delinquency, alcoholism and drug addiction, family disorganization, problems of the aged, and racial problems.

SOC-120 Marriage and Family (3 cr.) AS

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This course is a study of the contemporary American family, the interpersonal relationships of family members, the emergence of human personality, and the roles and role expectations of our culture, with emphasis on how they affect the student.

SOC-160 Intro to Social Work (3 cr.) AS

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This course is an introduction to the American social welfare system, the social work profession, and some of the ways social workers help people. The social work industrys objective is to help people meet their legitimate needs. A societys social welfare system is the set of provisions it makes for the well-being of all its members, not just the poor.

SOC-220 Sociology of Aging (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PSY-121 or SOC-110 is recommended.
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This course studies aging in terms of four distinct, but interrelated processes: chronological aging, biological aging, psychological aging, and social aging. Discussion focus on the psychological and societal changes and needs of the elderly with an emphasis on the effects of, and adaptation to, changes in relationships, feelings of social importance, retirement, finances, physical health, and institutionalization. This course analyzes perspectives on adult development in the areas of emotional, cognitive, and personality development as they relate to death and dying in the end of life process. PSY-226

SOC-230 Juvenile Delinquency (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:SOC-110
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This course introduces the causes of juvenile delinquency and the modification of such behavior by corrective institutions and individual therapy. Emphasis is placed on the study of the development of individual personality through inter-family relationships and antisocial aggressive acts from early abnormal family and social situations. This courses is cross listed as CRJ-201.

SOC-240 Criminology (3 cr.) AS

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This course studies human behavior and crime and the development of corrections. Criminology utilizes sociological and cultural approaches while examining crime and the career criminal. This course introduces the causes of delinquency and the modifications of such behavior by corrective institutions and individual therapy. Emphasis is placed on studying individual personality development through inter-family relationships and antisocial aggressive acts from early abnormal family and social situations.? This course is cross listed as CRJ-200.

SOC-251 Social Psychology (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:PSY-111 or SOC-110
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This course covers theories and research of individual behavior in a social environment. Topics will include social influence processes, group behavior, leadership, conformity, attitude formation, antisocial behavior, and social cognition. This course is cross listed as PSY-251.

SPANISH

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✓ FLS-141 Elementary Spanish I (4 cr.) AS

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Beginning Spanish with emphasis on understanding,?speaking, reading and writing. Supplemented by?cultural readings and multimedia presentations.

✓ FLS-142 Elementary Spanish II (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete FLS-141
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A continuation of FLS 141, further developing the?students skills in reading, writing, listening and?speaking. Similarities and differences in culture?will also be explored.

✓ FLS-231 Intermediate Spanish I (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete FLS-142 or 2 years of high school Spanish.
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Equivalent to third-level Spanish, this course?reviews the fundamentals of language communication?and further improves on idiomatic usages, speaking?and understanding. Readings and multimedia?presentations on Hispanic culture, current events?and literary offerings are integrated in texts and?assignments. Exams will test oral, cultural,?comprehension and written skills.

✓ FLS-232 Intermediate Spanish II (3 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete FLS-142 or 2 years of high school Spanish.
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Designed to complete the second-year college?Spanish coursework through intensive practices of?methods and materials presented in Intermediate?Spanish I. Advanced examination of Hispanic?culture through selected readings and multi-media?presentations will aid the student in increasing?speed and fluency in the spoken language.?Translation skills will be enhanced as well. Exams?will test oral, cultural, comprehension and?written skills.

✓ FLS-241 Intermediate Spanish I (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete FLS-142 or consent of instructor.
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Equivalent to third-level Spanish, this course?reviews the fundamentals of language communication?and further improves on idiomatic usages, speaking?and understanding. Readings and multimedia?presentations on Hispanic culture, current events?and literary offerings are integrated in texts and?assignments. Exams will test oral, cultural,?comprehension and written skills.

✓ FLS-242 Intermediate Spanish II (4 cr.) P AS

Prerequisite:Complete FLS-231 or consent of instructor.
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Designed to complete the second-year college?Spanish coursework through intensive practices of?methods and materials presented in Intermediate?Spanish I. Advanced examination of Hispanic?culture through selected readings and multi-media?presentations will aid the student in increasing?speed and fluency in the spoken language.?Translation skills will be enhanced as well. Exams?will test oral, cultural, comprehension and?written skills.

SPEECH

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✓ SPC-112 Public Speaking (3 cr.) AS

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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.

SPC-122 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr.) AS

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This course provides an introduction to interpersonal communication theories and principles with an emphasis on applications for understanding the self and others. Topics include self-esteem, perception, listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, communication climates, interpersonal conflict, emotions, and relationship development.

✓ SPC-170 Professional Communication (3 cr.) AS

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This course is an introduction to the principles of professional communication. Students will develop and practice skills needed to make them more effective communicators in interpersonal, small group, and presentation settings. Topics include culture, verbal and nonverbal communication, listening, group and team communication, interviewing, interpersonal skills for the workplace, and developing professional presentations. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Communications Area.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

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SDV-108 The College Experience (1 cr.) AS

 10/21/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course will assist all new college students to acquire essential skills needed for academic success. The topics covered are campus resources, classroom strategies, library skills, computer resources, and student responsibilities.

SDV-114 Strategies for Acad Success (3 cr.) AS

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This course provides an opportunity for students to learn and adopt methods to be successful in school. Topics include memory development, reading and note-taking techniques, test-taking techniques, learning styles, time and money management, stress reduction, setting goals, self-esteem and college policies and procedures. This course is suggested for students whose diagnostic or assessment scores indicate a need to review study skills for success in college level courses.

SDV-130 Career Exploration (1 cr.) AS

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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.

WEB DEVELOPMENT

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WDV-132 Mobile Application Development (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:CIS-169 and CIS-210
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This course will introduce students to the skills required for building both web based and native mobile applications (apps). Students will explore when and why an app makes sense over a mobile web site and develop a range of small apps that take advantage of native device functionality. The differences between mobile operating systems (OS) will be explored along with the various distribution methods and publishing requirements currently available.

WDV-245 Content Management Systems I (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:WDV-101 or consent of the instructor.
 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
This hands-on course teaches how to plan, design,?and produce complete commercially oriented website?applications using professional, open source,?database-driven web content management software?(WordPress). Students will learn to install,?modify, and maintain CMS (Content Management?System) software. Custom site templates will be?created using a combination of HTML (Hyper Text?Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets),?and a front-end development framework.

WDV-450 Social Media Branding (3 cr.) VT

 08/27/24-12/15/24TBA ONLN 
Social media has disrupted communication channels and created challenges for marketing in the digital age. The change of control of the brand has shifted from the company to the consumer. In this course, students will learn how to manage their brand (either personal or business) on social media and how to create a social media strategy. Through lecture, discussions, and case studies, students will learn various theoretical frameworks to optimize social media strategy for a specific industry. Topics discussed include the importance of influencers and brand advocates, the benefits of listening and aligning objectives with goals.

WELDING

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WEL-362 Welding Fundamentals (3 cr.) VT

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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-363 Welding Discontinuities (1 cr.) VT

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This course?includes the responsibilities of the welding inspector as they relate to the elevation for weldments,?the identifications and classification of discontinuities,?and the conditions that exist when evaluating discontinuities in order to decide whether they are acceptable or unacceptable.

WEL-367 Adv. Welding Blueprint Reading (3 cr.) P VT

Prerequisite:WEL-362
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This?course covers more advanced skills in blueprint reading. Student will apply the principles?of design, interpreting blueprints and shop drawings, as well as the associated measuring tools. Students will be introduced to quality control.?