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Health – HLT

HLT 95: Topics In (1-5 cr.) Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
HLT 100: First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (2-3 cr.) Focuses on the principles and techniques of safety, first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 104: CPR Training for Instructor Trainers (1 cr.) Provides training in instructional activities, record keeping, legal aspects and research activities relevant to CPR instruction. Evaluates CPR performance skills, teaching skills and knowledge base. Required for Instructor certification by American Heart Association. Prerequisite - current BLS Provider certification which has been in effect at least one year. Lecture 1 hour per week.
HLT 105: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1 cr.) Provides training in coordinated mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation and chest compression, choking, life-threatening emergencies, and sudden illness. Lecture 1 hour per week.
HLT 110: Concepts of Personal and Community Health (2-3 cr.) Studies the concepts related to the maintenance of health, safety, and the prevention of illness at the personal and community level. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 116: Introduction to Personal Wellness Concepts (2-3 cr.) Introduces students to the dimensions of wellness, including the physical, emotional, environmental, spiritual, occupational and social components. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
HLT 130: Nutrition Diet Therapy (1-2 cr.) Studies nutrients, sources, functions, and requirements with an introduction to diet therapy. Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
HLT 135: Child Health and Nutrition (3 cr.) Focuses on the physical needs of the preschool child and the methods by which these are met. Emphasizes health routines, hygiene, nutrition, feeding and clothing habits, childhood diseases, and safety as related to health growth and development. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 140: Orientation to Health Related Professions (2 cr.) Explores the interrelated roles and functions of various members of the health team. Lecture 2 hours per week.
HLT 141: Introduction to Medical Terminology (1-2 cr.) Focuses on medical terminology for students preparing for careers in the health professions. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
HLT 143-144: Medical Terminology I-II (3 cr. ea) Provides an understanding of medical abbreviations and terms. Includes the study of prefixes, suffixes, word stems, and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling, pronunciation, and usage. Emphasizes more complex skills and techniques in understanding medical terminology. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 145: Ethics for Healthcare Personnel (2 cr.) Focuses on ethical concepts of health care. Emphasizes confidentiality, maintaining patient records, personal appearance, professionalism with patients/clients, associates, and an awareness of health care facilities. Lecture 2 hours per week.
HLT 195: Topics in General Pharmacology Lab (1 cr.) Provides practical experience to supplement instruction in HLT 250. Should be taken concurrently with HLT 250. Lab 2 hours per week.
HLT 206: Exercise Science (3 cr.) Surveys scientific principles, methodologies, and research as applied to exercise and physical fitness. Emphasizes physiological responses and adaptations to exercise. Addresses basic elements of kinesiology, biomechanics, and motor learning. Presents an introduction to the physical fitness industry. Prerequisite: BIO 141-142. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 230: Principles of Nutrition and Human Development (3 cr.) Teaches the relationship between nutrition and human development. Emphasizes nutrients, balanced diet, weight control, and the nutritional needs of an individual. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 240: Consumer Health Education (3 cr.) Focuses on health fads, myths, misunderstandings, quackeries, deceptions, and fraudulent health practices. Includes selecting and purchasing health products, services, consumer protections, and in the planning and financing of medical care. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 250: General Pharmacology (2-3 cr.) Emphasizes general pharmacology for the health related professions covering general principles of drug actions/reactions, major drug classes, specific agent within each class, and routine mathematical calculations needed to determine desired dosages. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
HLT 261-262: Basic Pharmacology I-II (3 cr. ea) Explores the basics of general pharmacy, reading prescriptions, symbols, packages, pharmacy calculations. Teaches measuring compounds of drugs, dosage forms, drug laws, and drug classifications. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 290: Coordinated Internship in Pharmacy Technician (4 cr.) Introduces the role of the student in the clinical setting. Supervised practice in selected clinical settings coordinated by the college. Lecture 1 hour per week. Lab 6 hours per week.

 

Health Care Technology – HCT

HCT 100: Introduction to Health Care Occupations (2-3 cr.) Explores various career opportunities in health care field and the relationships between various health-related occupations. Encourages career planning and decision making. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
HCT 101-102: Health Care Technician I-II (3-4 cr. ea) Teaches basic care skills with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients. Covers procedures, communications and interpersonal relations; observation, charting and reporting; contributing data to and following the plan of care, safety and infection control; anatomy and physiology, nutrition and patient feeding; ethics, death and dying. Prepares multi-skilled health care workers to care for patients of various ages with special emphasis on geriatric nursing, home health, long and short term care facilities. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
HCT 115: Medication Administration Training (2-3 cr.) Prepares students to safely administer, or to assist in client self-administration of medications in specific settings. Includes practice. Meets curriculum requirements of the State Board of Nursing. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
HCT 117: Common Causes of problem Behavior (3 cr.) Introduces the importance of understanding causes of behavior problems and the role emotions play in our lives. Identifies assessments and intervention methods that may be used by the care giver. Enables students to understand their own as well as client behavior. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HCT 119: Advanced Health Care Technician (4 cr.) Applies advanced theory through practical experience for health care technicians in home health, long and short term health care facilities. Teaches care of clients with emphasis on charting, infection control, activities, nutrition, speech, occupational, and physical therapy. Prerequisite: HCT 102 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
HCT 195: Topics in Electrocardiogram Recognition (3 cr.) Focuses on interpretation of normal electrocardiogram, recognition and management of basic dysrhythmias. Also covers basic anatomy and physiology of cardiovascular system and pathophysiology and management of a cardiovascular dysfunction. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

Health Information Management – HIM

HIM 100: Introduction to the Health Care Delivery System (1 cr.) Introduces the organization of health care delivery system with emphasis on types of providers and the role that accrediting and licensing bodies play in the delivery of health care. Lecture 1 hour per week.
HIM 111-112: Medical Terminology I-II (3 cr. ea) Introduces the student to the language used in the health record. Includes a system-by-system review of anatomical disease, and operative terms, abbreviations, radiography procedures, laboratory tests, and pharmacology terms. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
HIM 130: Healthcare Information Systems (3 cr.) Teaches basic concepts of microcomputer software (to include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications. Focuses on microcomputer applications and information systems in the Healthcare environment. Provides a working introduction to electronic health information systems for allied health, teaching students how the adoption of electronic health records affects them as future healthcare professionals. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIM 150: Health Records Management (3 cr.) Presents documentation format and content of the medical record relevant to the coding function. Introduces application of standard techniques for filing, maintenance, and acquisition of health information. Examines the processes of collecting, compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data related to health care services. Includes legal and regulatory guidelines for the control and use of health information data. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIM 230: Information Systems and Technology in Health Care (3 cr.) Explores computer technology and system application in health care. Introduces the information systems life cycle. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
HIM 233: Electronic Health Records Management (3 cr.) Studies new trends in management and processing of health information with emphasis on the electronic health record (EHR). Covers the definition, benefits, standards, functionality, confidentiality and security, and impact of the EHR in the healthcare environment. Explores implementation of the EHR including infrastructure required, project management techniques, information technology systems, workflow processes and redesign in various healthcare settings. Discusses legal issues created by implementation of the EHR. Prerequisites: HIM 130 and HIM 230. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIM 295: Topics In: Vendor Specific Systems (4 cr.) Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours per week.

 

Health Information Technology – HIT

HIT 253: Health Records Coding (4-5 cr.) Examines the development of coding classification systems. Introduces ICD-9-CM coding classification system, its format and conventions. Stresses basic coding steps and guidelines according to body systems. Provides actual coding exercises in relation to each system covered. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 3-7 hours per week.
HIT 254: Advanced Coding and Reimbursement (3-4 cr.) Stresses advanced coding skills through practical exercises using actual medical records. Introduces CPT-4 coding system and guidelines for outpatient/ambulatory surgery coding. Introduces prospective payment system and its integration with ICD-9-CM coding. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.

 

Heavy Equipment Technology – HVE

HVE 106: Heavy Equipment Servicing and Preventative Maintenance (3 cr.) Presents proper preventive maintenance and servicing principles, practices, and procedures used on heavy equipment. Requires lab preventive maintenance inspections and general servicing procedures as recommended by equipment manufacturers. Teaches proper pre- and post-operational inspections, and basic operation procedures of selected heavy equipment. Emphasizes the efficient and professional operation of a heavy equipment service facility. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
HVE 161: Heavy Equipment Operation (7 cr.) Concentrates on supervised operation of heavy terrain equipment. Emphasizes student command of the various controls and respect for the capabilities and dangers inherent in the operation of the machines. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 15 hours. Total 17 hours per week.

 

History – HIS

HIS 101-102: History of Western Civilization I-II (3 cr. ea) Examines the development of western civilization from ancient times to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 121-122: United States History I-II (3 cr. ea) Surveys United States history from its beginning to the present. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 266: Military History of the Civil War (3 cr.) Analyzes military campaigns of the Civil War, including factors contributing to the defeat of the Confederacy and problems created by the war. May include field trips to Civil War sites in the region. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 269: Civil War and Reconstruction (3 cr.) Studies factors that led to the division between the States. Examines the war, the home fronts, and the era of Reconstruction. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HIS 277: The American Experience in Vietnam (3 cr.) Analyzes American involvement in Vietnam from World War II with emphasis on the presidencies of Johnson, Nixon and Ford. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

Horticultural Management – HRT

HRT 110: Principles of Horticulture (3 cr.) Introduces concepts of plant growth and development. Covers horticultural practices, crops and environmental factors affecting plant growth. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HRT 115: Plant Propagation (3 cr.) Teaches principles and practices of plant propagation. Examines commercial and home practices. Provides experience in techniques using seed-spores, cuttings, grafting, budding, layering and division. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
HRT 121-122: Greenhouse Crop Production I-II (3 cr. ea) Covers commercial practices related to production of floricultural crops. Considers production requirements, environmental control and management, and cultural techniques. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
HRT 205: Soils (3 cr.) Teaches theoretical and practical aspects of soils and other growing media. Examines media components, chemical and physical properties, and soil organisms. Discusses management and conservation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
HRT 207: Plant Pest Management (3 cr.) Teaches principles of plant pest management. Covers morphology and life cycles of insects and other small animal pests and plant pathogens. Lab stresses diagnosis, chemical and non-chemical control of specific pests, and pesticide safety. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
HRT 226: Greenhouse Management (3 cr.) Discusses the theoretical and applied practices of managing a greenhouse facility. Emphasizes greenhouse construction and design, environmental control, energy conservation, and related topics. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
HRT 227: Professional Landscape Management (3 cr.) Focuses on basic practices and techniques involving landscape management. Includes development of a year-round management calendar and preparation of bid and contract proposals. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

 

Human Services – HMS

HMS 100: Introduction to Human Services (3 cr.) Introduces human service agencies, roles and careers. Presents an historical perspective of the field as it relates to human services today. Additional topics include values clarification and needs of target populations. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 121-122: Basic Counseling Skills I-II (3 cr. ea) Develops skills needed to function in a helping relationship. Emphasizes skills in attending, listening and responding. Clarifies personal skill strengths, deficits and goals for skill improvement. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 141-142: Group Dynamics I-II (3 cr. ea) Examines the stages of group development, group dynamics, the role of the leader in a group, and recognition of the various types of group processes. Discusses models of group dynamics that occur as a result of group membership dynamics.Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 145: Effects of Psychoactive Drugs (3 cr.) Provides information on the biochemical, physiological, and behavioral aspects of substance addiction and will review the symptoms of addiction. Emphasizes areas of chemical dependency, medical epidemiology, physiological threats of addiction and methods of identifying multiple drug abusers. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 190: Coordinated Internship (1-5 cr.) Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial, or service firms coordinated by the college. Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
HMS 225: Functional Family Intervention (3 cr.) Provides an understanding of functions and dysfunctions within the family. Emphasizes the development of effective skills through an interpersonal/interactional approach to family intervention. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 231-232: Gerontology I-II (3 cr. ea) Examines characteristics of the aging process and problems for the elderly. Considers both theoretical and applied perspectives on the following issues: biological, psychological, sociological, economic and political. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 251-252: Substance Abuse I-II (3 cr. ea) Provides knowledge, skills, and insight for working in drug and alcohol abuse programs. Emphasizes personal growth and client growth measures in helping relationships. Stresses various methods of individual and group techniques for helping the substance abuser. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 260: Substance Abuse Counseling (3 cr.) Provides an understanding of the skills of guidance of clients and those associated with being an advocate. Examines the dynamics of the client/counselor relationship in developing treatment plans and empowerment skills. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HMS 261-262: Human Behavior I-II (3 cr. ea) Develops skills in working with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities within the socio-cultural context. Emphasizes historical development of various social systems and how these systems affect the whole person. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

Humanities – HUM

HUM 195: Topics In (1-5 cr.) Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
HUM 198: Seminar and Project (1-5 cr.) Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
HUM 201-202: Survey of Western Culture I-II (3 cr. ea) Studies thought, values, and arts of Western culture, integrating major developments in art, architecture, literature, music, and philosophy. Covers the following periods: Ancient and Classical, Early Christian and Byzantine, Medieval, and Early Renaissance. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HUM 241-242: Interdisciplinary Principles of the Humanities I-II (3 cr. ea) Integrates unifying principles of the humanities and related fields of study. Emphasizes the expansion of student’s intellectual perspective and development of concepts enabling the integration of knowledge from diverse fields into a unified whole. Lecture 3 hours per week.

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Industrial Engineering Technology – IND

IND 140: Quality Control (2 cr.) Studies history, structure, and organization of the quality control unit. May include incoming material control, product and process control, and cost control. Lecture 2 hours per week.

 

Information Technology Database – ITD

ITD 55: Certification Preparation (1 cr.) Serves as a review of objectives for a specific Certification. Uses certification test preparation software, when available, in conjunction with a faculty resource person. May be repeated for credit. Lecture 1 hour per week.
ITD 110: Web Page Design (3-4 cr.) Stresses a working knowledge of web site designs, construction, and management using HTML or XHTML. Includes headings, lists, links, images, image maps, tables, forms and frames. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 112: Designing Web Page Graphics (3-4 cr.) Explores the creation of digital graphics for web design. Includes basic design elements such as color and layout explored utilizing a computer graphics program(s). Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 130: Database Fundamentals (3-4 cr.) Introduces the student to Relational Database and Relational Database theory. Includes planning, defining, and using a database; table design, linking and normalization; types of databases, database description and definition. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 132: Structured Query Language (3-4 cr.) Incorporates a working introduction to commands, functions and operators used in SQL for extracting data from standard databases. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 134: PL/SQL Programming (3-4 cr.) Presents a working introduction to PL/SQL programming within the Oracle RDBMS environment. Course content includes PS/SQL fundamentals of block program structure, variables, cursors and exceptions, and creation of program units of procedures, functions, triggers and packages. Co-requisites or prerequisites ITD 132. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 136: Database Management Software (3-4 cr.) Covers an introduction to relational database theory and how to administer and query databases using multiple commercial database systems. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 150: Oracle Reports (3-4 cr.) Introduces basics of data analysis and reporting using Oracle Reports. Includes the building of a variety of standard and custom reports, running both in client-server and Web environments. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 152: Oracle Forms Development (3-4 cr.) Provides a working introduction to building and testing interactive Oracle applications. Includes customizing forms with user input items such as check boxes, list items and radio groups for use in graphical user interface (GUI) environment. Includes modification of data access by creating event-related triggers. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 154: Advanced Oracle Forms Developer (3-4 cr.) Broadens application building skills using Oracle Forms Developer for building Enterprise class internet database applications. Includes creation of multiple-form applications and management of multiple transactions across modules. Covers enhancement of applications by adding custom menus, reports, and charts and applications by adding custom menus, reports, and charts and introduction of enhancing the user interface for Web-deployed forms using Java Beans. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 210: Web Page Design II (3-4 cr.) Incorporates advanced techniques in website planning design, usability, accessibility, advanced site management and maintenance utilizing web editor software(s). Co-requisites or prerequisites ITD 110. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 212: Interactive Web Design (3-4 cr.) Provides techniques in interactive design concepts to create cross-platform, low-bandwidth animations utilizing a vector based application. Emphasizes the importance of usability, accessibility, optimization and performance. Co-requisites or prerequisites ITD 110. Lecture 3-4 hours week.
ITD 220: E-Commerce Administration (3-4 cr.) Emphasizes techniques to plan and to design a platform-independent commerce Web site. Course content focuses on web business strategies and the hardware and software tools necessary for Internet commerce, including comparison and selection of commerce architecture, installation and configuration, security considerations, and planning of a complete business-to-consumer and business-to-business site. Corequisites or prerequisites is ITD 110. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 250: Database Architecture and Administration (3-4 cr.) Involves In-depth Instruction about the underlying architecture of databases and the handling of database administration. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITD 258: Database Performance and Tuning (3–4 cr.) Emphasizes instruction to optimize the performance of a database management system. Includes methods for tuning data access and storage and discussions of resolving data performance problems.

 

Information Technology Essentials – ITE

ITE 100: Introduction to Information Systems (3-4 cr.) Covers the fundamentals of computers and computing and topics which include impact of computers on society, ethical issues, and terminology. This course provides discussion about available hardware and software as well as their application. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ITE 101: Introduction to Microcomputers (1-2 cr.) Examines concepts and terminology related to microcomputers and introduces specific uses of microcomputers. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 102: Computers and Information Systems (1-2 cr.) Introduces terminology, concepts and methods of using computers in information systems. This course teaches computer literacy, not intended for Information Technology majors. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 109: Information Systems for Legal Assistants (3-4 cr.) Presents terminology and concepts of computer-based systems and introductory coverage of operating systems and business application software to conduct legal research for litigation and other application programs traditionally used in the practice of law. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITE 115: Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts (3-4 cr.) Covers computer concepts and internet skills and uses a software suite which includes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to demonstrate skill. Recommend prerequisite keyboarding skills. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITE 116: Survey of Computer Software Applications (1-2 cr.) Reviews current business software applications for microcomputers emphasizing comparison of a variety of software packages. Provides experience with multiple operating system commands, database, spreadsheet, and word processing programs. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 126: Operating Systems Fundamentals (1-2 cr.) Includes instruction in commonly used internal and external commands including the use of subdirectories and creating basic batch files. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 127: Microcomputer Software: Beginning Windows (1-2 cr.) Imparts first-time users with sufficient information to make practical use of the Windows software package. Presents the basics of the features and applications included in the Windows operating system package. Lecture 1-2 hours.
ITE 130: Introduction to Internet Services (3-4 cr.) Provides students with a working knowledge of Internet terminology and services including e-mail, WWW browsing, search engines, ftp, file compression and other services using a variety of software packages. Provides instruction for basic web page construction. Lecture 3-4 hours.
ITE 131: Survey of Internet Services (1-2 cr.) Introduces students to basic internet terminology and services including e-mail, WWW browsing, search engines, ftp telnet, and other services. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 140: Spreadsheet Software (3-4 cr.) Covers the use of spreadsheet software to create spreadsheets with formatted cells and cell ranges, control pages multiple sheets, charts, and macros. Topics include type and edit text in a cell, enter data on multiple worksheets work with formulas and functions, create charts, pivot tables, and styles, insert headers and footers, and filter data. Covers MOS Excel objectives. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITE 141: Microcomputer Software: Spreadsheets (1-2 cr.) Provides first-time users with sufficient information to make practical use of spreadsheet software using the basics of building spreadsheets. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 150: Desktop Database Software (3-4 cr.) Incorporates instruction in planning, defining and using a database; performing queries; producing reports; working with multiple files; and concepts of database programming. Includes database concepts, principles of table design and table relationships, entering data, creating and using data from different sources, filtering creating mailing labels. Covers MOS Access certification objectives. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITE 151: Microcomputer Software: Database Management (1-2 cr.) Presents first-time users with sufficient information to make practical use of database management software using the basics of building databases. Covers specific business applications. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 160: Introduction to E-Commerce (3-4 cr.) Studies the culture and demographics of the Internet, online business strategies and the hardware and software tools necessary for Internet commerce. Includes the identification of appropriate target segments, the development of product opportunities, pricing structures, distribution of channels over the Internet, and the execution of marketing strategy in computer-mediated environments. Presents case histories of successful Web applications. Lecture 3-4 hours.
ITE 170: Multimedia Software (3-4 cr.) Explores technical fundamentals of creating multimedia projects with related hardware and software. Students will learn to manage resources required for multimedia production and evaluation and techniques for selection of graphics and multimedia software. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITE 180: Help Desk Support Skills (3 cr.) Emphasizes instruction in customer support techniques required for analyzing and coordinating software and hardware solutions for end-user needs. This course includes evaluation and communication techniques required to provide help desk support necessary to transfer knowledge and enable implementation of a solution. Fall Semester
ITE 182: User Support/Help Desk Principles (3 cr.) Introduces a variety of tools and techniques that are used to provide a user support in help desk operations. This course includes help desk concepts, customer service skills, troubleshooting problems, writing for end users, help desk operations, and software, needs analysis, facilities management, and other topics related to end user support. Spring Semester
ITE 215: Advanced Computer Applications & Integration (3 cr.) Incorporates advanced concepts including the integration of a software suite. Corequisite or Prerequisite ITE 115.
ITE 221: PC Hardware and OS Architecture (3-4 cr.) Covers instruction about processors, internal functions, peripheral devices, computer organization, memory management, architecture, instruction format, and basic OS architecture. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITE 226: Advanced Operating System and Software Utilities (1-2 cr.) Includes instruction in partitioning, formatting, installing software, system configuration and memory management, backup and restore concepts. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
ITE 227: Microcomputer Software: Intermediate Windows (1-2 cr.) Imparts more in-depth instruction into the Windows package software with software installation, PDF file overview, and object linking and embedding. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.

 

Information Technology Networking – ITN

ITN 100: Introduction to Telecommunications (3-4 cr.) Surveys, data transmission systems, communication lines, data sets, network, modes of transmission, protocols, and interfacing. Emphasizes network structure and operation. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 101: Introduction to Networking Concepts (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction in networking media, physical and logical topologies, common networking standards and popular networking protocols. Emphasizes the TCP/IP protocol suite and related IP addressing schemes, including CIDR. Includes selected topics in network implementation, support and LAN/WAN connectivity. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 110: Client Operating System (3-4 cr.) Introduces an overview of instruction in installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of Windows 2000 Professional as a desktop operating system in a networked data communications environment. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
ITN 111: Server Administration (3-4 cr.) Covers basic instruction in various network protocols, name resolution services, remote access, security, and print installation, configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Server Administration software in an Active Directory domain environment. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 112: Network Infrastructure Administration (NIA) (3-4 cr.) Provides extensive instruction for the technical knowledge required for installation, configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Network Infrastructure services such as NDS, DHCP, WINS, RRAS, NAT, and Certificate Authority to support the network infrastructure.Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 113: Active Directory (3-4 cr.) Emphasizes instruction in installation, configuration, and administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Active Directory components, DNS, Group Policy objects, RIS, and security.Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 114: Windows XP Professional (3-4 cr.) Consists of instruction in installation, configuration, administration, and trouble shooting of Windows XP Professional as a desktop operating system in a networked data communications environment. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 115: Windows Server 2003 (3-4 cr.) Consists of instruction that teaches students how to manage and maintain a Microsoft Window Server 2003 environment. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 116: Windows 2003 Network Infrastructure Implementation, Management, and Maintenance (NI-IMM) (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction on how to implement, manage, and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 117: Windows 2003 Network Infrastructure Planning and Maintenance (NI-PIM) (3-4 cr.) Includes instruction on how to plan and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 118: Windows 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure Planning (3-4 cr.) Encompasses instruction on how to plan, implement, and maintain a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory infrastructure. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
ITN 120: Wireless Network Administration (W-NA) (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction in fundamentals of wireless information systems. Course content includes terms, standards, components, and operating requirements in the design and implementation of wireless networks. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 154: Network Fundamentals, Router Basics, and Configurations (ICND1) - CISCO (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction in the fundamentals of networking environments, the basics of router operations, and basic router configuration. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
ITN 154: Network Fundamentals, Router Basics, and Configurations (ICND1) - Laboratory (1 cr.) Provides problem solving experience to supplement instruction in Networking Fundamentals - Cisco. Co-requisite: ITN 154. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
ITN 155: Switching, Wireless, and WAN Technologies (ICND2 - Cisco Laboratory) (1 cr.) Provides problem solving experience to supplement instruction in Introductory Routing - Cisco. Co-requisite: ITN 155. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
ITN 156: Basic Switching and Routing: CISCO (3-4 cr.) Centers instruction in LAN segmentation using bridges, routers, and switches. Includes fast Ethernet, access lists, routing protocols, spanning tree protocol, virtual LANS and network management. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 157: WAN Technologies: Cisco (3-4 cr.) Concentrates on an introduction to Wide Area Networking (WANs). Includes WAN design, LAPB, Frame Relay, ISDN, HDLC, and PPP. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 170: LINUX System Administration (3-4 cr.) Focuses instruction on the installation, configuration and administration of the Linux operating system and emphasizes the use of Linux as a network client and workstation. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
ITN 171: UNIX I (3-4 cr.) Provides an introduction to UNIX operating systems. Teaches login procedures, file creation, UNIX file structure, input/output control, and the UNIX shell. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 209: Voice Over Internet Protocol (3-4 cr.) Discusses in depth the concept, theory and principles of Voice over Internet Protocol technology. Reviews the existing PSTN architecture. Examines VOIP Quality of Service, various speech coding techniques, the H.323 architecture, Session Initiation Protocol, Media Gateway Protocol and the relationship between VOIP and SS7. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 216: Database Server Administration (3-4 cr.) Stresses instruction in planning, installing, configuring, administering, maintaining, optimizing, auditing, and troubleshooting Database Servers. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 260: Network Security Basics (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction in the basics of network security in depth. Course content includes security objectives, security architecture, security models and security layers; risk management, network security policy, and security training. Includes the give security keys, confidentiality integrity, availability, accountability and auditability. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 261: Network Attacks, Computer Crimes, and Hacking (3-4 cr.) Encompasses in-depth exploration of various methods for attacking and defending a network. Explores network security concepts from the viewpoint of hackers and their attack methodologies. Includes topics about hackers, attacks, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) malicious code, computer crime and industrial espionage. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 263: Internet/Intranet Firewalls and E-Commerce Security (3-4 cr.) Gives an in-depth exploration of firewall, Web security, and e-commerce security. Explores firewall concepts, types, topology and the firewall's relationship to the TCP/IP protocol. Includes client/server architecture, the Web server, HTML and HTTP in relation to Web Security, and digital certification, D509, and public key infrastructure (PKI). Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 266: Network Security Layers (3-4 cr.) Provides an in-depth exploration of various security layers needed to protect the network. Explores Network Security from the viewpoint of the environment i which the network operates and the necessity to secure that environment to lower the security risk to the network. Includes physical security, personnel security, operating system security, software, software security and database security. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 267: Legal Topics in Network Security (3-4 cr.) Conveys an in-depth exploration of the civil and common law issues that apply to network security. Explores statutes, jurisdictional, and constitutional issues related to computer crimes and privacy. Includes rules of evidence, seizure and evidence handling, court presentation and computer privacy in the digital age. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 270: Advanced Linux Network Administration (3-4 cr.) Focuses instruction on the configuration and administration of the Linux operating system as a network server. Emphasizes the configuration of common network services such as routing, http, DNS, DHCP, ftp, telnet, 5 MB, NFS, and NIS. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITN 275: Incident Response and Computer Forensics (3-4 cr.) Prepares the student for a role on an organizational IT support staff where the need for resolving computer incidents is becoming increasingly common. Includes legal and ethical issues of search and seizure of computer and peripheral storage media leading to laboratory exercises examining computers configured with mix of both simulated criminal and other activities which are not criminal in nature, but do violate scenario-driven organizational policy. Requires the student to make choices/recommendations for further pursuit of forensics evidence gathering and analysis. Students will select and gather the utilities and procedures necessary for a court-acceptable forensics toolkit which will then be used to gather and examine specially configured desktop computers. Students will then participate in a mock court proceeding using the collected evidence. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.

 

Information Technology Programming – ITP

ITP 100: Software Design (3-4 cr.) Introduces principles and practices of software development. Course content includes instruction in critical thinking, problem solving skills, and essential programming logic in structured and object oriented design using contemporary tools. Co-requisites or prerequisites high school algebra. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 110: Visual Basic Programming I (3-4 cr.) Involves instruction in fundamentals of event-driven programming using Visual Basic. Emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging and documentation of graphical user interface applications. Co-requisites or prerequisites ITP 100. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 112: Visual Basic.NET I (3-4 cr.) Concentrates instruction in fundamentals of object-oriented programming using Visual Basic.NET and the .NET framework. Emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging, and documentation of graphical user interface applications. Co-requisites or prerequisites ITP 100. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 120: Java Programming I (3-4 cr.) Entails instruction in fundamentals of object-oriented programming using Java. This course emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging and documentation of console and graphical user interface applications. Co-requisites or prerequisites ITP 100 or ITP 102. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 132: C ++ Programming I (3-4 cr.) Centers instruction in fundamentals of object-oriented programming and design using C++. Emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging, and documentation of C++ applications.Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 136: C# Programming I (3-4 cr.) Presents instruction in fundamentals of object-oriented program and design using C#. Emphasizes program construction, algorithm development, coding, debugging and documentation of applications with the .NET Framework Corequisites or prerequisites ITP 100 or ITP 102. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 140: Client Side Scripting (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction in fundamentals of Internet application and design, development and deployment using client side scripting language (s). Co-requisites or prerequisites ITP 100, ITD 110 and a programming language or equivalent experience. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 212: Visual Basic.NET II (3-4 cr.) Includes instruction in application of advanced object-oriented techniques to application development. Emphasizes database connectivity, advanced controls, web forms, and web services using Visual Basic.NET. Co-requisites or prerequisites ITP 112. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 220: Java Programming II (3-4 cr.) Imparts instruction in application of advanced object-oriented techniques to application to application development using Java. Emphasizes database connectivity, inner classes, collection classes, networking and threads. Corequisites or prerequisites: ITP 120. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 232: C++ Programming II ( 3- 4 cr.) Presents in-depth instruction of advanced object-oriented techniques for data structures using C++. Prerequisite: Recommended ITP 132. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
ITP 236: C# Programming II (3-4 cr.) Focuses instruction in advanced object-oriented techniques using C++ for application development. Course content emphasizes database connectivity and networking using the .NET framework. Co-requisites or prerequisites ITP 136. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
ITP 240: Server Side Programming (3-4 cr.) Centers around instruction in fundamentals of Internet application design, development, and deployment. Course content includes implementation of server component models, security, and database connectivity using server-side programming Co-requisites or prerequisites ITP 140 and ITD 110. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 244: ASP.NET: Server Side Programming (3-4 cr.) Entails instruction in creation of ASP.NET Web applications to deliver dynamic content to a Web site utilizing server controls, web forms, and web services to accomplish complex data access tasks. Corequisites or prerequisites: ITP 212. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 248: E-Commerce Integration and Applications ( 3–4 cr.) Includes instruction in the implementation of platform-independent e-commerce Web applications. Emphasizes building end-to-end e-commerce skills including comparison and selection of commerce architecture, installation, and configuration, security considerations, and the development of a complete business-to-consumer and a business-to-business site. Corequisites or pre-requisites: ITP 240, ITP 244, or ITP 246. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 251: Systems Analysis and Design (3-4 cr.) Focuses on application of information technologies (IT) to system life cycle methodology, systems analysis, systems design, and system implementation practices. Methodologies related to identification of information requirements, feasibility in the areas of economic, technical and social requirements, and related issues are included in course content. Software applications may be used to enhance student skills. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 258: Systems Development Project (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction in application of life cycle system development methodologies using a case study which incorporates feasibility study system analysis, system design, program specification, and implementation planning. Course project assignment(s) will have students perform as members of system development teams. Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
ITP 298: Capstone (3-4cr.) Course content requires completion of a project or research report related to the student’s occupational objective and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of a career opportunities in the field. Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.

 

Insurance – ISR

ISR 130: Principles of Insurance (3 cr.) Presents the basic concepts and history of the insurance industry. Includes the types of insurance, how they are regulated, financial performance measures, marketing, underwriting, claims, contracts, property loss exposures, liability loss exposures and risk transfer and management. Examines state's insurance laws and regulations. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
ISR 260: Commercial Insurance (3 cr.) Presents an overview of common insurance for a business environment. Includes commercial property, commercial general liability, commercial auto, workers compensation and employer's liability and other forms related to a business operation. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ISR 262: Personal Insurance (3 cr.) Presents an overview of personal insurance. Emphasis is on automobile, recreational vehicles, homeowners, personal property and personal liability. Provides a comprehensive review of personal insurance issues and planning. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ISR 266: Life and Health Insurance (3cr.) Presents an overview of life and health insurance. Includes types of life insurance, types of annuities, disability, and health insurance. Provides a comprehensive review of group and individual insurance for each area of life and health insurance Lecture 3 hours per week.
ISR 270: Insurance Agency Operations and Technology (3 cr.) Explores the internal operations of an insurance agency such as typical policies, distribution channels, careers, procedures and workflow. Examines information management processes and technology utilized. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

Legal Administration – LGL

LGL 110: Introduction to Law and the Legal Assistant (3 cr.) Introduces various areas of law in which a legal assistant will be employed. Includes study of court system (Virginia and federal) as well as a brief overview of criminal law, torts, domestic relations, evidence, ethics, the role of the legal assistant and other areas of interest. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 117: Family Law (3 cr.) Studies elements of a valid marriage, grounds for divorce and annulment, separation, defenses, custody, support, adoptions, and applicable tax consequences. Includes property settlement, pre- and ante-nuptial agreements, pleadings, and rules of procedure. May include specific federal and Virginia consumer laws. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 127: Legal Research and Writing (3 cr.) Provides a basic understanding of legal research and the proper preparation of legal documents, including brief writing. Prerequisite ENG 111 or permission of division. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 130: Law Office Administration and Management (3 cr.) Introduces management principles and systems applicable to law firms, including record keeping, disbursements, escrow accounts, billing, and purchasing. May include accounting methods and software packages applicable to law firms. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 150: Law and Mediation (3 cr.) Explores concepts, such as conflict resolution, communication and problem solving, as the basis for the exploration of the mediation process. Significant focus is on experiential learning, as informed by initial introduction tot he theoretical basis. Students will be introduced to the variety of settings in which mediation processes are utilized, and the utilization of mediation within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Corequisite: LGL 110. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 190: Coordinated Internship (1-5 cr.) Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the College. Credit/Practice ratio maximum 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
LGL 200: Ethics for the Legal Assistant (1 cr.) Examines general principles of ethical conduct applicable to legal assistants. Includes the application of rules of ethics to the practicing legal assistant. Lecture 1 hour per week.
LGL 217: Trial Practice and the Law of Evidence (3 cr.) Introduces civil and criminal evidence, including kinds, degrees and admissibility of evidence. Studies methods and techniques of evidence acquisition. Emphasizes Virginia and federal rules of evidence. Focuses on elements and various problems associated with the trial of a civil or criminal case. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 218: Criminal Law (3 cr.) Focuses on major crimes, including their classification, elements of proof, intent, conspiracy, responsibility, parties, and defenses. Emphasizes Virginia law. May include general principles of applicable constitutional law and criminal procedure. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 225: Estate Planning and Probate (3 cr.) Introduces various devices used to plan an estate, including wills, trust, joint ownership and insurance. Considers various plans in light of family situations and estate objectives. Focuses on practices involving administration of an estate including taxes and preparation of forms. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 226: Real Estate Abstracting (3 cr.) Reviews aspects of abstracting title to real estate, recordation of land transactions, liens, grantor-grantee indices, warranties, covenants, restrictions, dower and curtesy rights and easements. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 230: Legal Transactions (3 cr.) Presents an in-depth study of general contract law, including formation, breach, enforcement and remedies. May include an overview of UCC sales, commercial paper, and collections. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 238: Bankruptcy (3 cr.) Provides a practical understanding of non-bankruptcy alternatives and the laws of bankruptcy including Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Emphasis will be placed on preparing petitions, schedules, statements, and other forms. Lecture 3 hours per week.
LGL 290: Coordinated Internship (1-5 cr.) Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the College. Credit/Practice ratio maximum 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.

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Machine Technology – MAC

MAC 121-122: Numerical Control I-II (2-3 cr. ea) Focuses on numerical control techniques in metal forming and machine processes. Includes theory and practice in lathe and milling machine computer numerical control program writing, setup and operation. Part 1 of 2. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
MAC 161-162 Machine Shop Practices I-II (3 cr. ea) Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
MAC 163-164 Machine Shop Practices III-IV (3 cr. ea) Offers practice in the operation of the drill press, engine lathe, vertical milling machine, horizontal milling machine, and the surface grinder. Introduces practical heat treatment of directly hardenable steels commonly used in machine shops. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

 

Marketing – MKT

MKT 100: Principles of Marketing (3 cr.) Presents principles, methods, and problems involved in marketing to consumers and organizational buyers. Discusses problems and policies connected with distribution and sale of products, pricing, promotion, and buyer motivation. Examines variations of marketing research, legal, social, ethical, e-commerce, and international considerations in marketing. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MKT 110: Principles of Selling (3 cr.) Presents a fundamental, skills-based approach to selling and relationship building. Emphasizes learning effective interpersonal communication skills in all areas of the sales process through skill-building activities. Examines entry-level sales careers in retailing, wholesaling, services and industrial selling. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MKT 160: Marketing for Small Business (3 cr.) Presents the development of the marketing mix for a small business. Includes areas such as product development, pricing, promotion, salesmanship, customer relations, and consumer behavior. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MKT 170: Customer Service (1-2 cr.) Introduces students to the concepts of marketing as they relate to customer service. Teaches development of customer service training and implementation of strategies to improve customer relations and service. Includes lecture, role-playing, and case studies. Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
MKT 220: Principles of Advertising (3 cr.) Emphasizes the role of advertising in the marketing of goods and services. Discusses the different uses of advertising; types of media; how advertising is created; agency functions and legal, social and economic aspects of the industry. Introduces advertising display, copy and artwork preparation, printing and selection of media. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MKT 260: Customer Service Management (3 cr.) Examines the role of customer service in achieving a firm's long term goals; discusses the basic principles of effective customer service; explores the tasks and responsibilities of a customer service manager; Includes such topics as purpose of customer; establishment of customer services goals and policies; recruitment, selection and training of customer service employees motivation techniques; empowering employees for better decision making; and evaluation of customer service employees and program. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MKT 281: Principles of Internet Marketing (3 cr.) Introduces students to Internet marketing. Discusses how to implement marketing programs strategically and tactically using online communications tools. Teaches e-marketing strategies. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MKT 282: Principles of E-Commerce (3 cr.) Studies online business strategies, and the hardware and software tools necessary for Internet commerce. Includes the identification of appropriate target segments, the development of product opportunities, pricing structures, distribution channels and execution of marketing strategies. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

Mathematics – MTH

MTH 01: Developmental Mathematics (1-5 cr.) Designed to bridge the gap between a weak mathematical foundation and the knowledge necessary for the study of mathematics courses in technical, professional and transfer programs. Topics may include arithmetic, algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Credits not applicable toward graduation. Variable hours per week.
MTH 02: Arithmetic (1-5 cr.) Covers arithmetic principles and computations including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, measurement, graph interpretation, geometric forms, and applications. Develops the mathematical proficiency necessary for selected curriculum entrance. Credits not applicable toward graduation. Variable hours per week.
MTH 03-04: Algebra I-II (1-5 cr. ea) Covers the topics of Algebra I including real numbers, equations and inequalities, exponents, polynomials Cartesian coordinate system, rational expressions, and applications. Develops the mathematical proficiency necessary for selected curriculum entrance. Credits not applicable toward graduation. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 03 and Arithmetic or equivalent. Variable hours per week.
MTH 05: Algebra Revisited (1-5 cr.) Reviews topics in Algebra II necessary for entry into occupational/technical or transfer mathematics courses. Credits not applicable toward graduation. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 05 and Algebra I and Algebra II or equivalent. Variable hours per week.
MTH 103-104: Applied Technical Mathematics I-II (3 cr. ea) Presents a review of arithmetic, elements of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Directs applications to specialty areas. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 103 and one unit of high school mathematics or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 115-116: Technical Mathematics I-II (3 cr. ea) Presents algebra through exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry, vectors, analytic geometry, and complex numbers. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 115 and Algebra I and Geometry, or Algebra I and Algebra II, or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 120: Introduction to Mathematics (3 cr.) Introduces number systems, logic, basic algebra, and descriptive statistics. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 120 and one unit of high school mathematics or equivalent. (Intended for occupational/technical programs). Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 126: Mathematics for Allied Health (2-3 cr.) Presents scientific notation, precision and accuracy, decimals and percents, ratio and proportion, variation, simple equations, techniques of graphing, use of charts and tables, logarithms, and the metric system. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 126 and one unit of high school mathematics or equivalent. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
MTH 151-152: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I-II (3 cr. ea) Presents topics in sets, logic, numeration systems, geometric systems, and elementary computer concepts. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 151 and Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 157: Elementary Statistics (3 cr.) Presents elementary statistical methods and concepts including descriptive statistics, estimation, hypothesis testing, linear regression, and categorical data analysis. (Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 157 and MTH 240.) Prerequisites: Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry and a placement recommendation for MTH 157. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 163-164: Precalculus I-II (3 cr. ea) Presents college algebra, matrices, and algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 163 and Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 163, MTH 168, and MTH 166). Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 173: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4-5 cr.) Presents analytic geometry and the calculus of algebraic and transcendental functions including the study of limits, derivatives, differentials, and introduction to integration along with their applications. Designed for mathematical, physical and engineering science programs. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 173 and four units of high school mathematics including Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry and Trigonometry or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 173, MTH 175, or MTH 273.) Lecture 4-5 hours per week.
MTH 174: Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4-5 cr. ) Continues the study of analytic geometry and the calculus of algebraic and transcendental functions including rectangular, polar, and parametric graphing, indefinite and definite integrals, methods of integration, and power series along with applications. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Prerequisite: MTH 173 or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 174, MTH 176 or MTH 274.) Lecture 4-5 hours per week.
MTH 175-176: Calculus of One Variable I-II (3 cr. ea) Presents differential calculus of one variable including the theory of limits, derivatives, differentials, antiderivatives and applications to algebraic and transcendental functions. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 175 and four units of high school mathematics including Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry and Trigonometry or equivalent. Corequisite: MTH 177. (Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 173, MTH 175 or MTH 273.) Corequisite MTH 177. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 177: Introductory Linear Algebra (2 cr.) Covers matrices, vector spaces, determinants, solutions of systems of linear equations, and eigen values. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Corequisite: MTH 175. Lecture 2 hours per week.
MTH 178: Topics in Analytic Geometry (2 cr.) Covers conic sections, polar and parametric graphing. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Co-requisite: MTH 176. Lecture 2 hours per week.
MTH 240: Statistics (3 cr.) Presents an overview of statistics, including descriptive statistics, elementary probability, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, and correlation and regression. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 240 and MTH 163 or MTH 166 or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 240 and MTH 241.) Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 271-272: Applied Calculus I-II (3 cr. ea) Presents limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions with applications, and an introduction to integration. Prerequisite: MTH 163 or MTH 166 or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 270 and MTH 271.) Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 273-274: Calculus I-II (4 cr. ea) Presents topics in differential calculus of one variable including the theory of limits, derivatives, differentials, definite and indefinite integrals and applications to algebraic and transcendental functions. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Prerequisites: a placement recommendation for MTH 273 and four units of high school mathematics including Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry and Trigonometry or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for more than one of MTH 173,MTH 175 or MTH 273.) Lecture 4 hours per week.
MTH 275: Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra (4 cr.) Presents vector valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, matrices, vector spaces, determinants, solutions of systems of linear equations, basis and dimension, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Prerequisite: MTH 174 or equivalent. Lecture 4 hours per week.
MTH 277: Vector Calculus (4 cr.) Presents vector valued functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and topics from the calculus of vectors. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Prerequisite: MTH 174 or equivalent. Lecture 4 hours per week.
MTH 279: Ordinary Differential Equations (4 cr.) Introduces ordinary differential equations. Includes first order differential equations, second and higher order ordinary differential equations with application. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Prerequisite: MTH 174 or equivalent. Lecture 4 hours per week.
MTH 285: Linear Algebra (3 cr.) Covers matrices, vector spaces, determinants, solutions of systems of linear equations, basis and dimension, Eigen values, and Eigen vectors. Designed for mathematical, physical and engineering science programs. Prerequisite: MTH 174 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MTH 291: Differential Equations (3 cr.) Introduces first order differential equations, linear differential equations, numerical methods, and applications. Designed for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs. Prerequisite: MTH 174 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

Mathematics: Developmental – MTE

BSK 01: Whole Numbers (1 cr.) Covers whole number principles and computations. Credits not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score.
MTE 01: Operations with Positive Fractions (1 cr.) Includes operations and problem solving with proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers without the use of a calculator. Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary units of measure. Credit is not applicable toward graduation.Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score.
MTE 02: Operations with Positive Decimals and Percents (1 cr.) Includes operations and problem solving with positive decimals and percents. Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary and metric units of measure. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Prerequisite(s): MTE 1 or qualifying placement score. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 1 or qualifying placement score.
MTE 03: Algebra Basics (1 cr.) Includes basic operations with algebraic expressions and solving simple algebraic equations using signed numbers with emphasis on applications. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite: MTE 2 or qualifying placement score.
MTE 04: First Degree Equations and Inequalities in One Variable (1 cr.) Includes solving first degree equations and inequalities containing one variable, and using them to solve application problems. Emphasizes applications and problem solving. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite(s): MTE 3 or qualifying placement score.
MTE 05: Linear Equations, Inequalities and Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables (1 cr.) Includes finding the equation of a line, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables and solving systems of two linear equations. Emphasizes writing and graphing equations using the slope of the line and points on the line, and applications. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week.Prerequisite(s): MTE 4 or qualifying placement score.
MTE 06: Exponents, Factoring and Polynomial Equations (1 cr.) The student will learn to perform operations on exponential expressions and polynomials. Students will also learn techniques to factor polynomials and use these techniques to solve polynomial equations. Emphasis should be on learning all the different factoring methods, and solving application problems using polynomial equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite(s): MTE 5 or qualifying placement score.
MTE 07: Rational Expressions and Equations (1 cr.) Includes simplifying rational algebraic expressions, solving rational algebraic equations and solving applications that use rational algebraic equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. Prerequisite(s): MTE 6 or qualifying placement score.
MTE 08: Rational Exponents and Radicals (1 cr.) Includes simplifying radical expressions, using rational exponents, solving radical equations and solving applications using radical equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. 1 credit. Prerequisite(s): MTE 7 or qualifying placement score.
MTE 09 Functions, Quadratic Equations and Parabolas (1 cr.) Includes an introduction to functions in ordered pair, graph, and equation form. Also introduces quadratic functions, their properties and their graphs. Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week. 1 Credit. Prerequisite(s): MTE 8 or qualifying placement score.

 

Mechanical Engineering Technology – MEC

MEC 119: Introduction to Basic CNC and CAM (2-3 cr.) Teaches the basic concepts of Computer Numerical Control(CNC) programming of Numerical Control Machinery with emphasis on Computer Aided Manufacturing(CAM)/Computer Aided Drafting(CAD). Program writing procedures will be based on using the following: basic G-code programming language for CNC machinery, CAD/CAM programming systems to produce correct code for CNC machinery, basic computer usage, CAD/CAM integration, and Code-to-machine transfer via Distributed Numerical Control(DNC). Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
MEC 161: Basic Fluid Mechanics: Hydraulics/Pneumatics (3-4 cr.) Introduces theory, operation and maintenance of hydraulic/pneumatics devices and systems. Emphasizes the properties of fluids, fluid flow, fluid statics, and the application of Bernoulli’s equation. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
MEC 165: Applied Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Hydrostatics (3 cr.) Teaches fluid power system design, operation, testing, maintenance and repair. Includes reservoirs, pump connecting valves, cylinders, pressure regulating valves, flow control valves, hydraulic motors, and introduction to basic hydrostatic hydraulic systems. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

 

Medical Laboratory – MDL

MDL 105 - Phlebotomy (3-4 cr.) Introduces basic medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, components of health care delivery and clinical laboratory structure. Teaches techniques of specimen collection, specimen handling, and patient interactions. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 5-8 hours per week.
MDL 190 - Coordinated Internship (1-5 cr.) Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college. Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
MDL 195 - Topics In (1-5 cr.) Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.

 

Mental Health – MEN

MEN 100: Introduction to Mental Health (3 cr.) Surveys history of mental health from ancient to contemporary times, with special emphasis on impact of the Psychoanalytic, Humanistic, and Behavioral movements in the treatment of mental illness. Includes examination of structure and function of human service delivery systems, knowledge and skills of mental health workers, and current ethical and legal issues. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MEN 101-102: Mental Health Skills Training I-II (3 cr. ea) Develops skills necessary to function as a mental health worker, with emphasis on guided practice in counseling skills as well as improved self-awareness. Includes training in problem-solving, goal-setting, and implementation of appropriate strategies and evaluation techniques relating to interaction involving a variety of client needs. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MEN 110: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.) Studies symptoms, causes and treatment of mental deficiency, neurosis, psychosis and character disorders, with specific relationship to work of the mental health technologists. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MEN 225: Counseling Therapy (3 cr.) Studies various models of counseling theories and appropriate application of counseling techniques in the helping profession. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MEN 245: Problems in Aging (3 cr.) Examines the problems associated with aging including personality changes and reactions to internal and external stress. Covers specific intervention strategies which seek to rehabilitate and facilitate the adjustment of the aging client. Places emphasis on techniques for psychological problems associated with such factors as organic and general physical deterioration, metabolic disturbance and social isolation. Prerequisite MEN 101 or departmental permission. Lecture 3 hours per week.

 

Mining – MIN

MIN 131-132: Mine Electricity I-II (4 cr. ea) Studies principles of electricity in both AC and DC circuits. Presents permissible mine machinery and legal requirements of state and federal agencies pertaining to underground electrical work. Teaches maintenance of permissible electrical equipment, transformer connections. and electrical control safety devices applicable to mine electrical distribution and utilization systems. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
MIN 226: Mine Machinery Maintenance and Operation (3 cr.) Studies different types of mine machinery and their operation. Teaches types of maintenance programs, including maintenance management scheduling and control, conforming to the legal requirements, relationship of these operational matters to the prevention of accidents, injuries and exposure to health hazards. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MIN 228: Mine Foreman and Ventilation Training (4 cr.) Applies state and federal codes and practices to ventilation, roof control, blasting, electricity, rescue and recovery operation, evaluation and control of mine gases and environment. Examines preparatory work for public examination for mine foreman certification. Teaches mine ventilation theory and practice, mine drainage and pumping, mathematical calculation, mine mapping symbols and procedures. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
MIN 287: New Miner Training: Underground (2 cr.) Reviews federally mandated training consisting of 32 hours in the classroom and eight hours on the jobsite to qualify student to work at an underground mine site. All course requirements meet or exceed CFR 30, Section 48.5 for underground new miner. Studies fundamentals of basic underground mining principles and safe underground mining procedures. Presents techniques and procedures for use in all phases of the total mine operation.
MIN 288: New Miner Training: Surface (1 cr.) Reviews federally mandated training consisting of 16 hours in the classroom and eight hours on the jobsite to qualify student to work at a surface mine site. All course requirements meet or exceed CFR 30, Section 48.5 for surface new miner. Studies fundamentals of basic surface mining principles and safe surface mining procedures. Presents techniques and procedures for use in all phases of the total mine operation. Lecture 1 hour per week.

 

Music – MUS

MUS 111-112: Music Therapy I-II (4 cr. ea) Discusses elements of musical construction of scales, intervals, triads, and chord progressions. Develops ability to sing at sight and write from dictation. Introduces the analysis of the Bach chorale style. Expands facility with harmonic dictation and enables the student to use these techniques at the keyboard. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MUS 121-122: Music Appreciation I-II (3 cr. ea) Increases the variety and depth of the student’s interest, knowledge, and involvement in music and related cultural activities. Acquaints the student with traditional and twentieth century music literature, emphasizing the relationship music has as an art form with man and society. Increases the student’s awareness of the composers and performers of all eras through listening and concert experiences. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MUS 131-132: Class Voice I-II (2 cr. ea) Introduces the many aspects of singing from the physical act through the aesthetic experience. The course is designed for the beginning singer who desires vocal improvement, and for the voice major as an addition to and extension of skills and knowledge necessary for artistic development. Introduces appropriate repertoire. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
MUS 137: Chorus Ensemble (1- 2 cr.) Ensemble consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. Divisional approval required. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory 3-6 hours per week.
MUS 141-142: Class Piano I-II (2 cr. ea) Offers the beginning piano student activities in learning musical notation, in accomplishing sight reading skills, and in mastering techniques of keyboard playing. Presents appropriate literature. Open to all students and may be used to fulfill applied minor instrument requirement for music major. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
MUS 149: Band Ensemble (1-2 cr.) Ensemble consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. Divisional approval required. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory 3-6 hours per week.
MUS 165: Applied Music: Strings (1-2 cr.) Teaches fundamentals of string instruments, harp, or guitar. Studies the standard repertoire. Private lessons are available for either 1 or 2 hours of credit per semester. The length of the lessons will be 1/2 hour for 1 hour credit and 1 hour for 2 hours credit per semester. All courses in applied music may be repeated for a total of 8 hours for the major and 4 hours for the minor. 1-2 half-hour lessons per week, 4-8 hours practice (laboratory) required.
MUS 195: Topics In (1-5 cr.) Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
MUS 211-212: Advanced Music Theory I-II (4 cr. ea) Increases facility in the analysis and usage of diatonic and chromatic harmonies. Continues harmonic analysis of Bach style. Includes exercises in sight-singing, ear-training, and keyboard harmony. Prerequisite: MUS 11-112 or equivalent. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
MUS 221-222: History of Music I-II (3 cr. ea) Presents the chronology of musical styles from antiquity to the present time. Relates the historical development of music to parallel movements in art, drama, and literature. Develops techniques for listening, analytically and critically to music. Lecture 3 hours per week.
MUS 241-242: Advanced Class Piano I-II (2 cr. ea) Teaches advanced applications of keyboard fundamentals and technical skills. Includes exercises in intervals, triads, all major and major scales, and simple and compound meters. Uses advanced repertoire. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
MUS 249: Band Ensemble** (1-2 cr.) Ensemble consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. Divisional approval required. May be repeated for credit. Continues MUS 149. Laboratory 3-6 hours per week.
MUS 293: Studies In (1-5 cr.) Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows the instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering. Variable hours per week.
**ENSEMBLE: Courses in ensemble consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. Divisional approval required. May be repeated for credit. Laboratory 3 hours per week.

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