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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 190: Coordinated Internship 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.
1-5 credits
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 190: Coordinated Internship In Medication Management 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. 1-5 credits
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 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 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.

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 205: History of the Appalachian Region Studies the history of the local community and/or region. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits
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.

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.

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 - Group Dynamics I 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, 3 credits
HMS 142 - Group Dynamics II Examines group dynamics, group leadership, group cohesion, transference and group helping through experiential involvement in group facilitating and leadership. Increases group skills through active classroom participation in group experiences. Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits
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 - Substance Abuse I 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, 3 credits
HMS 252 - Substance Abuse II Expands knowledge and skill in working with the substance abuser. Focuses on assisting substance abusers in individual and group settings and explores client treatment modalities. May provide opportunities for field experience in treatment centers. Prerequisite HMS 151. Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits
HMS 258 - Case Management and Substance Abuse
Focuses on the process for interviewing substance abuse clients. Includes intake, assessment, handling denial, and ending the interview. Teaches skills for writing short-term goals and treatment plans with emphasis on accountability. Examines various reporting devices. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits
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.
HMS 266 - Counseling Psychology
Studies major counseling theories, their contributions and limitations, and the application of each to a counseling interaction. Students develop their own personal counseling theory. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits
HMS 290 - Coordinated Internship 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. 1-5 credits

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.

 

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.
IND 160 ~Introduction to Robotics
Studies evolution and history of robotics with an emphasis on automated and flexible manufacturing. Presents advantages and limitations of present robot systems. lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week. 2-3 credits
IND 243- Principles and Applications of Mechatronlcs
Introduces terminology and principles related to Mechatronlc system design and application. Integrates concepts of electrical/electronic, mechanical and computer technologies in the development, setup, operation and troubleshooting of automated products and systems. Covers breakdown of various automated manufacturing operations with emphasis on system planning, development and troubleshooting processes. lecture 2 hours. laboratory 2 hours. Total4 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.

Information Technology Database – ITD

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 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.

 

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 105: Careers and Cyber EthicsCareer paths in Information Technology will be explored to help the student determine the appropriate degree plan. Career paths will include but not be limited to software development, computer science, database, networking, system administration and operations, end user support, web design, and management. The student will learn ethical concerns in business and information technology including the ACM Code of Ethics. Lecture 2 hours per week. 2 credits
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 119 - Information Literacy
Presents the information literacy core competencies focusing on the use of information technology skills. Skills and knowledge will be developed in database searching, computer applications, information security and privacy, and intellectual property issues. Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits
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 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 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 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 175 - Email Essentials - Focuses on providing the student with a working knowledge of introductory email function. Includes the basic concepts of customizing email and using all the email capabilities for reading, creating, sending emails, managing calendar functions and managing contacts, tasks, and notes. Lecture 1-2 hours per week. 1-2 credits
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 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.) Introduction to Network Concepts - Provides instruction in networking media, physical and logical topologies, common networking standards and popular networking protocols. Emphasizes the TCP/IP protocol suite and related JP addressing schemes, including CIDR. Includes selected topics in network implementation, support and LAN/WAN connectivity. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits. Mapped to CompTIA Network+
ITN 106:Microcomputer Operating Systems
Teaches use of operating system utilities and multiple-level directory structures, creation of batch files, and configuration of microcomputer environments. May include a study of graphical user interfaces. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits. Mapped to Comp TIA A+
ITN 107: Personal Computer Hardware & Troubleshooting
- Includes specially designed instruction to give a student a basic knowledge of hardware and software configurations. Includes the installation of various peripheral devices as well as basic system hardware components. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits. Mapped to CompTIA A+
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 installation, configuration, administration, management, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a server in a networked environment. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits. Mapped to Microsoft Exam 40-411
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 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) - 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 Provides the skills and knowledge to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium sized branch office enterprise network. Including configuring several switches and routers, configuring wireless devices, configuring VLANS, connecting to a WAN and implementing network security. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week. 3-4 credits.
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 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 per week. 3-4 credits. Mapped to CompTIA Linux+
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 208 - Protocols and Communications TCP/IP Centers on providing an understanding of the TCP/IP suite and the details of its implementation. The details of implementation are treated by discussing IP addressing, the structure of frames and protocol headers that enable communication between two computers. Discusses IP routing, tunneling, SNMP, and security. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits
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 260: Network Security Basics (3-4 cr.) Provides instruction in the basics of network security in depth. Includes security objectives, security architecture, security models and security layers; risk management, network security policy, and security training. Includes the five security keys, confidentiality integrity, availability, accountability and auditability. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits. Mapped to CompTIA Security+
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 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. 3-4 credits. Mapped to Certified Ethical Hacker (Part 1); CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CSA+) (Part 1)
ITN 262: Network Communication, Security and AuthenticationCovers an in-depth exploration of various communication protocols with a concentration on TCP/IP. Explores communication protocols from the point of view of the hacker in order to highlight protocol weaknesses. Includes Internet architecture, routing, addressing, topology, fragmentation and protocol analysis, and the use of various utilities to explore TCP/IP. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits. Mapped to Certified Ethical Hacker (Part 2); CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CSA+) (Part 2)
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 in 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 security and database security. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits. CompTIA Certified Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
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 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 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 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.

 

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. 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 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 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 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 - Numerical Control I
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 I of II. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week. 2-3 credits (NIMS: CNC Milling: Operations)
MAC 122 - Numerical Control II
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 II of II. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week. 2-3 credits (NIMS: CNC Turning: Operations)
MAC 150 - Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing
Introduces computer aided manufacturing (CAM) with emphasis on programming of numerical control machinery. Teaches program writing procedures using proper language and logic and a CAM programming system to produce numerical control code for machines. Teaches basic computer usage, 2 1/2D and 3D CAD-CAM integration, and code-to-machine transfer. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week. 2-3 credits
MAC 161 - Machine Shop Practices I Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week. 3 credits (NIMS: Measurement, Materials, & Safety)
MAC 162 - Machine Shop Practices II Introduces safety procedures, bench work, hand tools, precision measuring instruments, drill presses, cut-off saws, engine lathes, manual surface grinders, and milling machines. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week. 3 credits (NIMS: Job Planning, Benchwork, & Layout)
MAC 163 - Machine Shop Practices III
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. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. 3 credits (NIMS: Drill Press Skills I)
MAC 164 - Machine Shop Practices IV 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. Part II of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week. 3 credits (NIMS: Manual Milling Skills I and NIMS: Turning Between Centers)

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.

Mechanical Engineering Technology – MEC

MEC 100 - Introduction to Engineering Technology
Introduces professional fields of engineering technology. Covers the work of the engineering technologist,
professional ethics, division of Industrial practice, and engineering problem solving with hand calculator and
computer applications. Lecture 1 hour. laboratory 2 hours. Total3 hours per week. 2 credits
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 140 ~ Introduction to Mechatronlcs
Presents foundational concepts In mechatronics including analog and digital electronics, sensors, actuators, microprocessors, and icroprocessor Interfacing to ele,ctromechanlcal systems. Surveys components and measurement equipment used In the design, installation, and repair of echatronlc equipment and circuits. Prerequisite: divisional approval. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours.
MEC 155 Mechanisms
Studies the purpose and actions of cams, gear trains, levers, and other mechanical devices used to transmit control. Focuses on motions, linkages, velocities, and acceleration of points within a link mechanism; layout method for designing cams and gear grain. Requires preparation of wekly laboratory reports. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total3-5 hours per week. 2-3 credits
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.
MEC 230- Mechatronlc Process Control
Studies systems Integrating mechanical components with electrical components and logic devices used to control manufacturing operations. Surveys electromechanical actuators, sensors, digital to analog conversion, and methods of computer control as related to the managing and monitoring of manufacturing processes. Prerequisite:MEC 140 or divisional approval. Lecture 2 hours. laboratory 2 hours. T

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.

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: 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.

Mathematics – MTH

MTH 111: Applied Basic Technical Mathematics Provides a foundation in mathematics with emphasis in arithmetic, unit conversion, basic algebra, geometry and trigonometry. This course is intended for CTE programs. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: MTE 1-3 Prereq OR Corequisite: MCR 1. 3 credits
MTH 133: Mathematics for Health Professions Presents in context the arithmetic of fractions and decimals, the metric system and dimensional analysis, percents, ratio and proportion, linear equations, topics in statistics, topics in geometry, logarithms, topics in health professions including dosages, dilutions and IV flow rates. This course is intended for programs in the Health Professions.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-3 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 9
3 credits
MTH 154: Quantitative Reasoning Presents topics in proportional reasoning, modeling, financial literacy and validity studies (logic and set theory). Focuses on the process of taking a real-world situation, identifying the mathematical foundation needed to address the problem, solving the problem and applying what is learned to the original situation.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 4: Learning Support for Quantitative Reasoning
3 credits
MTH 155: Statistical Reasoning Presents elementary statistical methods and concepts including visual data presentation, descriptive statistics, probability, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation and linear regression. Emphasis is placed on the development of statistical thinking, simulation, and the use of statistical software.
Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Competency in MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Co-requisite: MCR 5Learning Support for Statistical Reasoning.
3 credits
MTH 161: Precalculus I Presents topics in power, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations and inequalities. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 161: Precalculus I and MTH 167: Precalculus with Trigonometry or equivalent.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 6: Learning Support for Precalculus I
3 credits
MTH 162: Precalculus II Presents trigonometry, trigonometric applications including Law of Sines and Cosines and an introduction to conics. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 162: Precalculus II and MTH 167: Precalculus with Trigonometry or equivalent.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Placement or completion of MTH 161: Precalculus I or equivalent with a grade of C or better
3 credits
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 245: Statistics I Presents an overview of statistics, including descriptive statistics, elementary probability, probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, correlation, and linear regression. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 155: Statistical Reasoning and MTH 245: Statistics I or equivalent.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 154 or MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
3 credits
MTH 261: Applied Calculus I Introduces limits, continuity, differentiation and integration of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions, and techniques of integration with an emphasis on applications in business, social sciences and life sciences.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
3 credits
MTH 262: Applied Calculus II Covers techniques of integration, an introduction to differential equations and multivariable calculus, with an emphasis throughout on applications in business, social sciences and life sciences.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 261 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
3 credits
MTH 263: Calculus IPresents concepts of limits, derivatives, differentiation of various types of functions and use of differentiation rules, application of differentiation, antiderivatives, integrals and applications of integration.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 167 or MTH 161/162 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
4 credits
MTH 264: Calculus II Continues the study of 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. Features instruction for mathematical, physical and engineering science programs.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 263 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
4 credits
MTH 265: Calculus III Focuses on extending the concepts of function, limit, continuity, derivative, integral and vector from the plane to the three dimensional space. Covers topics including vector functions, multivariate functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and an introduction to vector calculus. Features instruction for mathematical, physical and engineering science programs.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Completion of MTH 264: Calculus II or equivalent with a grade of C or better
4 credits
MTH 266: Linear Algebra Covers matrices, vector spaces, determinants, solutions of systems of linear equations, basis and dimension, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Features instruction for mathematical, physical and engineering science programs.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 263 or equivalent with a grade of B or better or MTH 264 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
3 credits
MTH 267: Differential Equations Introduces ordinary differential equations. Includes first order differential equations, second and higher order ordinary differential equations with applications and numerical methods.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 264 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
3 credits

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 135: Jazz Ensemble Consists of performance from Standard Jazz and American Songbook Repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques, interpretation, and improvisation. Divisional approval required. May be repeated for credit.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 0, Lab 3-6 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
None
1-2 credits
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 138: Small Voice Ensemble Ensemble consist 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.
1-2 credits
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 143: Chamber Ensemble Consists of performance in a select ensemble, designed for high-level, artistic, public performances of major literature strings, winds, brass, percussion, keyboard and voice. Membership in the Chamber Ensemble is open to any student who qualifies through audition. May be repeated for credit.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 0, Lab 3-6 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
None
1-2 credits
MUS 145: Applied Music - Keyboard (1-2 cr. ea) Teaches piano, organ, harpsichord, or synthesizer. Studies the standard repertoire.
Credits 1 - 2. Laboratory 4-8 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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 159: Improvisational Techniques Introduces the principles of improvisation using harmonic structures and progressions from the period of common practice. Includes listening to and performing music of the standard jazz and popular repertoire. Develops performance skills utilizing specific improvisational devices employed in different historical periods.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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 172: Beginning Upright Bass
An introductory level course on the history of the upright bass, regional musicians, influences, and performance with emphasis on the old time, style found in the central Appalachian region .
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week. 3 credits
MUS 175: Applied Music - Brass
Teaches fundamentals of brass instruments. Studies the standard repertoire.
Credits 1 - 2. Laboratory 4-8 hours per week. 1-2 credits
MUS 185: Applied Music -Percussion
Teaches fundamentals of percussion instruments. Studies the standard repertoire.
Credits 1 - 2. Laboratory 4-8 hours per week. 1-2 credits
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 231: Advanced Class Voice I Continues MUS 131-132. Continues the expansion of appropriate vocal repertoire. Part I of II.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits
MUS 232: Advanced Class Voice II Continues MUS 131-132. Continues the expansion of appropriate vocal repertoire. Part II of II.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits
MUS 237: Chorus Ensemble Courses in ensemble consist of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. May be repeated for credit. Continues MUS 137.
Credits 1 - 2. Laboratory 3-6 hours per week.
1-2 credits
MUS 238: Advanced Small Voice Ensemble Ensemble consist of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. Divisional approval required. May be repeated for credit. Continues MUS 138.
Laboratory 3-6 hours per week.
1-2 credits
MUS 239: Advanced Jazz Ensemble Consists of performance from Standard Jazz and American Songbook Repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques, interpretation, and improvisation. Divisional approval and completion of Jazz Ensemble required. May be repeated for credit.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 0, Lab 3-6 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
None
1-2 credits
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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