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ACC 110 - Introduction to Computerized Accounting
Introduces the computer in solving accounting problems. Focuses on the operation of computers. Presents the accounting cycle and financial statement preparation in a computerized system and other applications for financial and managerial accounting.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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ACC 117 - Essentials of Accounting
Covers financial statements, internal control requirements for safeguarding assets, and accounting procedures necessary to complete the entire accounting cycle, including journals, ledgers, and financial statements.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours per week. Total contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ACC 211 - Principles of Accounting I
Introduces accounting principles with respect to financial reporting. Demonstrates how decision makers use accounting information for reporting purposes.Focuses on the preparation of accounting information and its use in the operation of organizations, as well as methods of analysis and interpretation of accounting information.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3-4 hours per week. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
A laboratory co-requisite (ACC 213) may be required as identified by the college
3-4 credits
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ACC 212 - Principles of Accounting II
Introduces accounting principles with respect to cost and managerial accounting. Focuses on the application of accounting information with respect to product costing, as well as its use within the organization to provide direction and to judge performance.
Credits - 3-4.Lecture 3-4 hours per week. Total Contact Hours - 3-4 per week.
Pre-requisite: ACC 211; A laboratory co-requisite (ACC 214) may be required as identified by the college
3-4 credits
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ACC 215 - Computerized Accounting
Introduces the computer in solving accounting problems. Focuses on operation of computers. Presents the accounting cycle and financial statement preparation in a computerized system and other applications for financial and managerial accounting.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ACC 263 - Data Analytics and Statistics in Accounting
Introduces the field of business analytics in accounting, finance, and business management. Focuses on the way in which enterprises such as corporations, non-profits, and governments can use data to gain insights and make better decisions. Presents the application of selected data mining techniques to support business analytics.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ACC 212
3 credits
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ACC 264 - The Role of Accounting in Business and Society
Presents a comprehensive view of the role and relevance of accounting in business and society, by public and private sector organizations. Focuses on information needs for external reporting to investors and creditors, internal management planning and control decisions, assessment of risks and internal controls, and regulatory oversight.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ACC 212
3 credits
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ADJ 127 - Firearms and Marksmanship
Surveys lethal weapons in current use and current views on weapon types and ammunition design. Examines the legal guidelines as to use of deadly force, safety in handling of weaponry, and weapon care and cleaning; marksmanship instruction under standard range conditions. Prerequisite permission of instructor.
Lecture 0-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 2-5 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor to enroll. No felony conviction or legal prohibition to possess ammunition of firearms under local, state or federal law.
1-3 credits
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ADJ 138 - Defensive Tactics
Surveys and demonstrates the various types of non-lethal force tools and tactics for use by criminal justice personnel in self-defense, arrest, search, restraint and transport of those in custody.
Lecture 1-2 hours per week. Total 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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ADJ 154 - Intelligence and Technology Analysis
Introduces students to operational knowledge of intelligence gathering and analysis, including those through technology and pertinent to homeland security. Outlines basic intelligence policies and functions of the US Government and articulates the meaning and purpose for the Intelligence Reform & Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. Evaluates dependability and reliability of source (including technology) information. Identifies methods and/or techniques for obtaining intelligence and its analysis and discusses various intelligence gathering techniques and threats to national and international safety and security.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ADJ 169 - Transportation and Border Security
Discusses substantive issues regarding transportation security within the role of Homeland Security measures implemented by the United States. Introduces the student to and examine global preparedness from a transportation perspective. Considers the interrelationship among natural disasters, and sustainable infrastructure. Describes intermodal and integrated transportation and physical models of movement and discusses mobility as a cultural lifeline.
Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 credits.
3 credits
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ADJ 177 - Digital Evidence and Forensics
Provides an introduction to knowledge and skills required to identify, preserve and collect digital evidence in criminal investigations, adhere to legal search and seizure requirements when collecting digital evidence, and maintain chain of custody as this pertains to criminal investigation.
Credits 3 hours. Lecture 3 hours. Total hours 3 per week.
3 credits
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ADJ 230 - Civil Liabilities in Criminal Justice
Covers the basic legal concepts, theories, and court cases relative to the increasing civil litigation against law enforcement personnel and the representative supportive government agencies that fund them.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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ADJ 243 - Homeland Security and Law
Covers relationships abroad, the mission of federal, state, and local government at home, and the best way to provide for the common defense. Examines homeland security and emergency management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's place in public policy, law, and management, homeland security initiatives, and new partnerships for homeland security covering the government, private sector and higher education. Discusses civil rights issues, the USA Patriot Act; future challenges and roles of intelligence agencies; foreign policy aspects and views.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite ADJ 111
3 credits
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ADJ 250 - Global Security Concepts for Law Enforcement and National Security
Identifies and examines the interrelationship of significant global issues and events that affect local and national crime and security interests of the United States. Emphasizes the economic dimensions of international events and the transnational ripple effect they have on the security and well-being of others residing in distant localities or lands. Explores issues of cooperation and coordination of investigative and prosecutive activities in a global environment.
3 creditsLecture Hours:3 Laboratory Hours: 0 Total Contact Hours: 3
None
3 credits
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ADJ 252 - Counterintelligence Concepts for Law Enforcement and National Security
Studies the role national security agencies and law enforcement play in counterintelligence programs to identify and thwart hostile criminal activities against United States citizens, businesses, corporations, and U.S. national interests by foreign governments, organizations, and individuals. Focuses on the role of ethical and moral counterintelligence activities and investigations in a democratic society.
3 CreditsLecture Hours: 3Laboratory Hours: 0Total Contact Hours: 3
None
3 credits
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ADJ 277 - Advanced Digital Evidence and Forensics
Provides advanced knowledge and skills required to identify, preserve and collect digital evidence in criminal investigations, adhere to legal search and seizure requirements when collecting digital evidence, and maintain chain of custody as this pertains to criminal investigation.
Credits 3 hours. Lecture 3 hours. Total hours 3 per week.
3 credits
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AGR 143 - Introduction to Agribusiness and Financial Management
Introduces agriculture's importance to society and ways to start a farm or agribusiness. Evaluates forms of business including cooperatives and create financial statements and reports necessary for routine accounting and tax preparation. Utilizes financial tools for decision making, budgets and time value of money. Explores retirement, transition planning, personal financial management, and capital acquisition techniques.
2 Lecture, 2-3 Lab, 3 Credits, 4-6 Contact Hours
Local college option.
3 credits
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AGR 144 - Agriculture Human Resource Management
Covers principles and management practices utilized to attract, retain and motivate agricultural employees. Emphasizes interviewing techniques, employer/employee relationships, motivation theory, legal issues, safety, and environmental concerns. Includes development of team building and interpersonal skills through activities and cases. Explores diversity and cultural differences at they apply to human resource compliance and performance issues.
3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits
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AGR 231 - Agribusiness Marketing, Risk Management, and Entrepreneurship
Covers marketing techniques required to create an effective marketing plan addressing product, price, place, promotion, and people considerations of an agribusiness. Emphasizes unique aspects of agricultural products and risk management including price fluctuations and biosecurity. Projects explore entrepreneurship and creative marketing plans for a proposed farm or agribusiness.
3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits
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AGR 232 - Professional Selling for Agribusiness
Explores sales and marketing careers in the agricultural industry. Analyzes customer's personality profile and needs to formulate an effective value-based sales presentation. Covers psychology of personality styles, buyer motivation, and conflict resolution. Researches agriculture customers and products to make a realistic sales call with actual sales professionals.
3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits
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AGR 233 - Food Production, Safety, Biosecurity, and Quality Control
Explores food production practices and their influence on food product quality, nutrition, and safety. Covers processing techniques for reducing spoilage, increasing farmer's share of the food dollar and diversifying farm incomes. Includes analytical methods for tracking and reporting quality control practices. Explores equipment, packaging, laws, regulations, standards, and financial sources for on farm and small-scale processing.
3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits
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AGR 234 - Chemical Application and Pest Management
Teaches concepts of proper application of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals used in landscape and turf management and in production agriculture; including application methods, equipment calibration and configuration, occupational health and safety, and pesticide laws and regulations.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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AGR 241 - Agricultural Policy, Leadership, and Professional Service
Enhances personal and professional leadership skills to build consensus and collaboratively solve agricultural issues. Uses the Virginia legislative process to track and influence relevant policy. Partners with stakeholders and key agricultural groups to advocate agriculture's importance to society and remove barriers that prevent farm/agribusiness acquisition and transition. Identifies relevant professional service and leaderships opportunities that will affect changes for the benefit of agricultural and rural communities. Covers current policy and public programs related to taxation, land use, environmental protection, water quality, population changes, water conservation, climate change and quality of rural life. Reinforces written and oral communication skills.
3 Lecture,0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits
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AGR 242 - Animal Production, Products and Emerging Technologies
Teaches theoretical and practical science-based animal production and management systems; principles of nutrition, reproduction, economics, and breeding and selection of beef cattle, swine, sheep, poultry, goats, fish and other specialty animal enterprises. Includes management practices, marketing, housing, and mitigation of environmental impacts with emphasis on profitable business enterprises for small to medium sized producers and collaborative opportunities to expand profitability for traditional enterprises. Introduces emerging technologies influencing production practices and new products.
3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits
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AGR 244 - Agricultural Alternative Energy Solutions
Explores agricultural animals, plants, and specialty enterprises that produce energy as well as wind and solar energy solutions. Encourages students to assess current energy use of an existing residential or commercial site and implement energy reduction strategies, and student's proposals implement current technology solutions for on-site energy production. Provides the foundation for discovering new ways to help farm and agribusinesses through basic electrical and chemical concepts and to reduce costs and research new opportunities for enhancing profitability. Includes field trips to active energy conservation and production sites, reinforcing classroom instruction.
3 Lecture, 0 Lab, 3 Credits
3 credits
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AIR 160 - Introduction to Indoor Air Quality
Examines the common sources of indoor air contaminants (pollutants), minimum ventilation rate requirements, and the analysis of properties of indoor air in residential and commercial buildings. Covers methods of air properties data collection, data analysis, and the implementation of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems performance remediation techniques.
Credits - 2. Lecture - 1 hour. Lab - 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits
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AIR 163 - Heating Systems for Energy Auditors
Presents methods for evaluating residential gas and oil heating systems. Prepares students to explain how combustion air availability is affected by the efficiency of structure construction and to describe how duct work efficiency affects overall heating system performance.
Credit 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 Hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AIR 164 - Residential Energy Auditing
Explains the interaction among building components and mechanical systems, discusses how air sealing in a home can affect indoor air quality, and explains methods used to recognize typical air leakage sites and how to correct them.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AIR 168 - Mechanical Systems for Multi-Family Dwellings
Presents concepts of a residential dwelling as a system.Covers the location and function of the dwelling envelope and the ability to identify common sources of residential dwelling heat losses and gains.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AIR 178 - Fundamentals of Weatherization for Installers and Technicians
Presents weatherization designed to reduce waste, increase comfort, improve durability, and enhance the health and safety of residential dwelling occupants.
3 Credits. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AIR 179 - Weatherization Inspection and Monitoring
Covers residential dwelling energy usage, potential areas for energy conservation, the cost-effectiveness of retrofits, the purpose of performing an energy audit, and education of the consumer.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AIR 213 - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls III
Introduces electrical, pneumatic and electronic control circuits as applied to year-round air conditioning systems. Includes reading wiring and schematic diagrams, troubleshooting, and designing high and low voltage control systems. Part I of II.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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AIR 240 - Direct Digital Controls (DDC) I
Studies the principles of direct digital controls. Presents common terms used within the HVAC control industry. Covers the function and operating characteristics of sensors, controllers, and final control devices. Highlights transfer function for a control devise and details the development of equations for typical control transfer functions.
3 Credits. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AIR 276 - Refrigerant Usage EPA Certification
Prepares HVAC technicians for a refrigerant certification test mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Reviews refrigerant recovery, recycle, and reclamation procedures for service work associated with air conditioning and refrigeration. Examines environmental impact including ozone depletion resulting from refrigeration utilization.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Students should have previous training and/or working knowledge of vapor-compression, common service equipment and procedures in HVAC/R.
1-2 credits
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AIR 278 - HVAC System Startup and Commissioning
Presents the process for ensuring that a Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system meets operational requirements and that it provides acceptable indoor air quality. Covers different levels of commissioning from basic to the actual re-commissioning evaluation. Includes functional performance testing, operator training, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) forms, and equipment data sheets as well as operational and maintenance manuals.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Lab - 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AMT 160 - Independent Rotax Maintenance Technician (iRMT) 912 Series Maintenance
Delivers line maintenance and heavy maintenance content. Includes researching and identifying detailed maintenance issues, implementing tips and tricks, troubleshooting and removing and replacing the following in an aircraft piston engine: cylinder heads, cylinders and pistons, intake/exhaust system, carburetors, ignition system, gearbox, starter, and oil pump. Covers testing the run of an engine including hands-on troubleshooting.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hours per week.
Permission of Instructor
1 credits
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AMT 162 - Independent Rotax Maintenance Technician (iRMT) 912 Series Service
Delivers line maintenance and operator?s manual content. Includes locating and interpreting communication and publication information, executing basic service, inspecting the general condition of the propeller gearbox, verifying friction torque, demonstrating carburetor synchronization, needle adjustment and compression tests; covers performing inspections and testing the run of the engine.
Lecuture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Permission of Instructor
1 credits
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ARC 240 - Designing Sustainable Built Environments
Introduces students to ethics, ideas, technologies, methods and current practices in designing sustainable environments.
Credits - 3 Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ARO 130 - Preventative Maintenance for Pilots
Introduces the mechanics of the airplane, its powerplant and systems to enable the student to evaluate malfunctions and make maintenance decisions. Covers critical factors that inform purchase of aircraft. Provides the knowledge and skills required for airplane preventative maintenance.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Federal Aviation Pilot Certificate or Higher or Program Head approval.
2 credits
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ARO 255 - Multi-Engine Class Rating
Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration's Private or Commercial Pilot Multi-engine Airplane Certificate. Includes the number of flight hours necessary to develop the competency level required by the Federal Aviation Administration and requires the use of multi-engine aircraft.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ARO 236 and Permission of the Program Head
2-3 credits
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ARO 256 - Certified Flight Instructor
Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration's Flight Instructor Certification Instrument Rating. Demonstrates principles and method for instrument flying instruction, comprehensive coverage of instrument flight maneuvers, and aeronautical knowledge and skill necessary for instructing instrument flight.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ARO 237
3 credits
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ARO 257 - Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument
Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration's Examination for Certified Flight Instruction Instrument - Airplane. Includes training syllabus and lesson plan development, teaching methods, performance evaluation, and instructor responsibilities.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ARO 237 and ARO 256
4 credits
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ARO 258 - Certified Flight Instructor - Multi-Engine
Provides instruction and flight training in preparation for flight instructor certification multi-engine rating. Includes principles and methods for multi-engine flying instruction, comprehensive coverage of multi-engine flight maneuvers, and aeronautical knowledge and skill necessary for instructing instrument flight.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ARO 237, ARO 255, ARO 256 or Program Head approval
3 credits
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ART 116 - Design for the Web I
Introduces the basic elements of web page design: typography, imagery, and color, and examines how they are combined to create effective layouts. Teaches organization of materials, sketching and concept development, site planning and various methods of construction.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 117 - Design for the Web II
Continues the study of design concepts introduced in Design for the Web I (ART 116). Concentrates on the addition of animation, sound, and interactivity to the web pages. Explores advanced design problems.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
ART 116
3 credits
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ART 130 - Introduction to Multimedia
Introduces the student to the basic components of multimedia: text, graphics, animation, sound, and video, and explores how they combine to create a multimedia product. Emphasizes the design aspects of multimedia projects and teaches the techniques required to develop a presentation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Computer literacy is suggested.
3-4 credits
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ART 134 - Three Dimensional Design
Explores the concepts of three dimensional design applicable to all fields of Visual Art. Covers tools and techniques. Uses computers as appropriate for research.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 135 - Visual Communications
Studies intermediate design concepts applicable to all fields of communication arts.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week
Prerequisite ART 131.
3-4 credits
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ART 140 - Introduction to Graphic Skills
Teaches basic studio skills and concepts. Emphasizes concept development and problem solving using traditional art materials and computer techniques. Uses current graphic software applications.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours, Lab 4 hours, Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 141 - Typography I
Studies the history of letterforms and typefaces and examines their uses in contemporary communications media. Emphasizes applications to specific design problems. Includes identification and specification of type and uses current technologies for copy fitting and hands-on typesetting problems. Part I of II.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours, Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite is ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills.
3-4 credits
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ART 142 - Typography II
Examines advanced applications of the studies completed in Typography I. Explores the use of typography in layout and design. Requires projects based on professional level problems designed to test the student's practical knowledge as well as his or her creative ability. Applies computer techniques for working with type. Part II of II.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week. Part II of II
Prerequisites are ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills and ART 141 Typography I or divisional approval.
3-4 credits
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ART 145 - Introduction to Fashion Design
Introduces the essential elements of fashion design. Includes the study of garment silhouette and terminology, basic drawing skills of the fashion figure and garments, creating flats, using croquis, rendering fabrics, designing a fashion line, and understanding the apparel manufacturing and freelance design industries.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 148 - Garment Construction
Gives students a foundational understanding of garment construction and fabric manipulation in order to create apparel. Includes the fundamentals of hand and machine sewing techniques and basic pattern symbols.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 160 - Film Production I
Introduces students to the basic techniques and procedures involved in motion picture production. Emphasizes aspects of filmmaking from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction. Includes the exploration of professional film crew roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound and editing. Part I of II. This course is cross-listed with PHT 150. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 161 - Film Production II
Reinforces techniques covered in Film Production I emphasizing technical and theoretical aspects of the filmmaking process. Requires student collaboration on film assignments from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction, and roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound, and editing. Part II of II. This course is cross-listed with PHT 151. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Film Production I
3 credits
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ART 183 - Introduction to Art Therapy
Introduces the history of art therapy, contemporary approaches and various settings in which art therapy may occur. Provides instruction in the use of art materials in therapy, dynamics of the creative process, and psychological theory. Reviews educational steps leading to a successful career in art therapy.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 184 - Survey of Museum Practice
Explores the role of the museum in society and traces the foundations upon which these public, cultural and educational institutions are built. Emphasizes the management and interpretation of historic properties and collections. This course is cross-listed with HIS 183. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 185 - Introduction to Museum Education
Explores the basic elements of museum education, the different programming techniques museums use to reach all types of audiences, and the ways museums identify audiences. This course is cross-listed with HIS 185. Credit will not be awarded for both
Credits - 3 Lecture - 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 186 - Collections Management
Discusses the fundamentals of collections policy, deaccessioning, appraisal, and curatorial management. This course is cross-listed with HIS 186. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 203 - Animation I
Introduces the student to the basic techniques of animation, combining traditional and computer-generated skills. Teaches theoretical elements of the aesthetics of sequential imagery. Provides practical experience in two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional animation. Exposes the student to a variety of animation techniques.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 204 - Animation II
Builds on the student's skills in the techniques of animation developed in ART 203 Animation 1. Emphasizes computer-generated, high-quality animations. Teaches the advanced techniques of two- and three-dimensional computer animation.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 203 Animation 1. Pre or Co-requisite is ART 207 3D Model Rendering.
3-4 credits
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ART 207 - 3D Model Rendering
Provides the student with an advanced understanding of the principles of building three-dimensional objects, characters, and interior and exterior environments with current industry software.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours, Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites are ART 130 Multimedia I and ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I.
3-4 credits
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ART 208 - Video Techniques
Addresses the fundamentals of video technology and non-linear video editing. Focuses on the aesthetics of time-code editing using current industry software. Teaches a student to shoot and capture video and record and edit sound, and combine artwork, animation, video, and sound in the creation of professional-quality original video projects.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 210 - Advanced Video Techniques
Explores advanced production and post-production techniques utilizing the audio and video capabilities of Hybrid Digital Single Lens Reflex (HDSLR) cameras that include the following: sound design, title design, color correction, compelling visual narratives, complex compositing and basic motion effects. Covers practical video projects common for commercial photographers and designers, including corporate identity videos, event videos and advanced storytelling. This course is cross?listed with PHT 210. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 214 - Advanced Video Project Development
Applies video pre-production, production and post-production skills in the creation of unique, client approved videos from concept to completion. Develops skills of various video crew positions, collaboration skills, and communication skills and creation of narrative, documentary, educational and commercial video products as part of a portfolio. This course is cross-listed with PHT 214. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 217 - Graphic Design I
Focuses on creative concepts and skills necessary for graphic design problem solving using current technology. Includes techniques specific to computer applications for the production of print design using text and image. Part I of II.
3-4 Credits - Lecture 2 hours. Lab Hours: 2-4. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I, ART 135 Visual Communications, ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills, and ART 141 Typography I. Co-requisites are ART 142 Typography II, and ART 265 Graphic Techniques
3-4 credits
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ART 218 - Graphic Design II
Builds on the studies completed in Graphic Design I. Teaches advanced problem solving skills, concept development and project management.Applies intermediate level production techniques to 2D and 3D graphic design using current technologies and principles of pre-press production. Part II of II.
Credit Hours 3-4. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2-4 hours. Contact 4-6 hours per week.
ART 217 Graphic Design I and its prerequisites are prerequisite for this course.
3-4 credits
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ART 220 - Advanced Design for the Web
Presents advanced features of web design and technology used by designers. Explores advanced design problems.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ART 116 and ART 117 or divisional approval.
3 credits
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ART 241 - Painting I
Introduces abstract and representational painting in acrylic and/or oil with emphasis on color composition and value.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 247 - Painting Techniques for Illustrators
Introduces materials and techniques used by the illustrator. Includes water-soluble paints (watercolor, acrylic, gouache), oil-based paints, and mixed media.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Studio Instruction 4 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ART 257 - Introduction to Raku
Presents problems in the design and production of ceramic works using traditional and contemporary western approaches to Raku firing. Explores the art of Raku pottery, focusing on construction, decorating and firing techniques in addition to the aesthetics of the glazed form. Covers the history and aesthetics of the Raku process and how it developed into its present form.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 1 hour. Studio Instruction - 4 hours. Total Contact - 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 263 - Interactive Design I
Focuses on conceptualization and problem solving for interactive design. Instructs students in techniques specific to web, multimedia for the web and other Interactive design projects using current technology and standards. Interactive functionality and usability are covered. Part I of II.
(3-4 Credits) Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I, ART 135 Visual Communications, ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills, and ART 141 Typography.
3-4 credits
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ART 264 - Interactive Design II
Builds on the studies completed in Interactive Design I. Focuses on conceptualization and problem solving for interactive design. Instructs students in intermediate techniques specific to web, multimedia for the web and other interactive design projects using current technology and standards. Includes interactive documents and experiences. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
(3-4 Credits) Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I, ART 135 Visual Communications, ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills, ART 141 Typography, and ART 263 Interactive Design I Co-requisite is ART 142 Typography II
3-4 credits
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ART 265 - Graphic Techniques
Applies the study of printing processes and production techniques used in preparation of design files for professional printing. Teaches print production terminology, image and typography specifications, as well as technical skills using current technology and software.
Credit Hours: 3-4. Lecture 2 hours. Lab Hours: 2-4. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite is ART 140 Introduction to Graphic Skills Co-requisite is ART 141 Typography I
3-4 credits
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ART 266 - Package Design
Studies the role of packaging in product identification, presentation, and production. Investigates the unique challenges of typography, illustration and design from 2D to 3D forms. Researches business goals, marketing objectives, packaging structure, and display aesthetics. Applies the principles of design and foundations of typography in final production of products.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 267 - Integrated Design Techniques
Studies the use of design and technology skills for development of visual ideas across an array of delivery platforms, such as web, print and motion. Focus on the development of holistic design ideas. Integrates techniques for the design, implementation, development and production of print, web, motion, and interactive projects.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ART 268 - Professional Practices in Communication Design
Focuses on the business practices, ethical issues, and design issues present within the professional world of communication design.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours.
3 credits
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ART 269 - Advanced Typography
Focuses on the history, cultural, social, political, cognitive, ethical, and aesthetic contexts of typography in past and contemporary communications media. Emphasizes applications to specific design problems that builds on studies completed in Typography I (ART 141) and Typography II (ART 142).
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
ART 141 and ART 142.
3 credits
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ART 280 - Graphic Design for Studio Arts
Introduces digital tools, software, and techniques used by visual artists and design professionals to create day-to-day business forms, documents and self-promotional material. Explores the fundamental principles of layout and design that govern the use of image, type and color. Presents professional standards and practices used for organizing, archiving, printing and presenting their work.
Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. 3 Credits.
ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I and PHT 101 Photography I
3 credits
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ART 281 - Illustration for Designers
Explores the professional field of illustration, along with the different ways of producing illustrations for editorial, commercial, and technical clients using traditional and digital techniques. Build skills and knowledge through discussions, projects and exercises for positioning as an illustrator.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Studio Instruction - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours.
3 credits
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ASL 101 - American Sign Language I
Introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf Community, including basic vocabulary, syntax, fingerspelling, and grammatical non-manual signals. Focuses on communicative competence. Introduces cultural knowledge and increases understanding of the Deaf Community. Part I of II.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ASL 102 - American Sign Language II
Introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf Community, including basic vocabulary, syntax, fingerspelling, and grammatical non-manual signals. Focuses on communicative competence. Introduces cultural knowledge and increases understanding of the Deaf Community. Part II of II.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ASL 201 - American Sign Language III
Develops vocabulary, conversational competence, and grammatical knowledge with a total immersion approach. Introduces increasingly complex grammatical aspects, including those unique to ASL. Discusses culture and literature. Encourages contact with the Deaf Community to enhance linguistic and cultural knowledge. Part I of II.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ASL 202 - American Sign Language IV
Develops vocabulary, conversational competence, and grammatical knowledge with a total immersion approach. Introduces increasingly complex grammatical aspects including those unique to ASL. Discusses culture and literature. Encourages contact with the Deaf Community to enhance linguistic and cultural knowledge. Part II of II.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ASL 208 - ASL for Classroom Settings
Provides extensive instruction of vocabulary and concepts used in content areas covered in elementary and high school classrooms. Focuses on comprehension and production of content-related information in American Sign Language with emphasis on sign production clarity and conceptual accuracy.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
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ASL 210 - ASL Storytelling
Focuses on the elements of storytelling in American Sign Language and the techniques that deaf individuals utilize to pass on the histories and traditions of the deaf community. Emphasizes comprehension and production of short stories in American Sign Language with emphasis on sign production clarity and conceptual accuracy.
Lecture 3 hours, 3 Contact hours
None
3 credits
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ASL 212 - Advanced Fingerspelling and Number Uses
Provides intensive practice in advanced comprehension and production of fingerspelled words and numbers with emphasis on clarity and accuracy. Focuses on lexicalized fingerspelling and numeral incorporation as used by native users of American Sign Language.
(2-3 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
None
2-3 credits
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ASL 215 - Sign Tuning
Provides an opportunity to explore various language elements in American Sign Language (ASL), including advanced and colloquial aspects of phonology, morphology, grammar/syntax, semantics, variation, and historical change.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
ASL 201
2-3 credits
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ASL 220 - Comparative Linguistics: ASL & English
Describes spoken English and ASL (American Sign Language) on five levels: phonological, morphological, lexical, syntactic, and discourse. Compares and contrasts the two languages on all five levels using real-world examples. Documents similarities between signed languages and spoken languages in general. Describes the major linguistic components and processes of English and ASL. Introduces basic theories regarding ASL structure. Emphasizes ASL's status as a natural language by comparing and contrasting similarities and unique differences between the two languages.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ASL 225 - Literature of the U.S. Deaf Community
Presents an overviews of various aspects of literature common in the U.S. Deaf Community, including those forms written in English and those forms signed in ASL. Applies the recurring themes and metaphors in the context of the history of the U.S. Deaf Community.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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AUB 102 - Basic Non-Structural Repair
Examines basic non-structural repair techniques using current industry standards. Covers metal repair, use of body filler, trim and hardware removal, and plastic and composite repair. Prepares students for the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 1 Platinum certification in Non-Structural Repair.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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AUB 103 - Basic Refinishing
Examines basic refinishing techniques using current industry standards. Covers preparation, masking, sanding, spraying, and basecoat/clearcoat applications. Prepares students to receive Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 1 Platinum certification in Refinishing.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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AUB 127 - Introduction to Collision Repair Technology
Introduces shop practices for auto body laboratory and shop safety, identification and use of hand tools, general power equipment and maintenance of auto body shop. Explains basic operation procedures, careers, terminology, estimating, and cycle time principles. Presents Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) standards and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations pertaining to the collision repair field. Student will complete the Inter Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) modules related to the major course topics.
Credit 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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AUB 130 - Automotive Customizing
Demonstrates stereo installation, custom wheels, headliners, upholstery, lighting, pin striping, carpet, window tinting and other systems modified with aftermarket parts. Introduces electrical system modifications and upgrades.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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AUB 202 - Advanced Non-Structural Repair
Examines advanced non-structural repair techniques using current industry standards. Covers resistant welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, bolt-on exterior panels, panel bonding, wind noise and water leak identification, and electric and hybrid vehicle safety. Prepares students for the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 2 Platinum certification in Non-Structural Repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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AUB 203 - Advanced Refinishing
Examines advanced refinishing techniques using current industry standards. Covers application of color theory, mixing, tinting and blending, and three-stage refinishing. Prepares students for the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 2 Platinum certification in Refinishing.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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AUB 210 - Restoration and Automotive Customizing
Provides hands-on instruction for automotive restoration, and techniques for disassembly, restoration and reassembly processes. Explains proper use of vehicle computer programs for modification of data and design. Provides instruction for the installation, operation, and function of custom automotive components. Provides hands-on procedures for the assembly and fabrication of custom parts.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
AUT 101 or equivalent
3 credits
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AUT 129 - Automotive Electronic Safety Control Systems
Introduces advanced automotive electronic safety control systems, including driver alert, unintended lane departure, blind spot detection, active headlights, and electronic control of braking systems. Addresses diagnostic procedures and maintenance of electronic safety control systems, the theory, function and operation of each system.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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AUT 149 - Basic Automotive Electrical Diagnostics
Introduces basic automotive electrical concepts, including theory and practical application. Provides instruction on using circuit wiring diagrams to accurately diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair simple electric circuits. Covers basic electrical principles, electrical terminology, and how to use electrical testing equipment. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
5 credits
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AUT 151 - Automotive Braking Systems Diagnostics
Introduces basic and advanced automotive braking system concepts, including theory and practical application. Provides instruction on Antilock Braking Systems, base brake systems, and Virginia State Inspection practices. Covers basic mechanical brake systems, hydraulics, precision measuring instruments, and how to use diagnostic test equipment. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A5 Brakes Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
AUT 149
5 credits
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AUT 152 - Automotive Engine Diagnostics
Introduces basic and advanced internal combustion engine concepts, including theory and practical application. Covers cooling systems, lubrication, valve train, block assembly, and general engine diagnosis. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A1 Engine Repair Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
AUT 149
5 credits
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AUT 153 - Automotive Steering and Suspension Systems Diagnostics
Introduces basic and advanced automotive steering and suspension system concepts, including theory and practical application. Covers steering systems, suspension systems, tires and wheels, electronic suspension, power assisted steering, and wheel alignments. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A4 Steering and Suspension Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
AUT 149
5 credits
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AUT 155 - Basic Automotive Engine Performance Diagnostics
Introduces basic engine performance concepts, including theory and practical application. Covers vehicle communications, scan-tool diagnostics, basic engine mechanical tests, and diagnosing and repairing vehicle drivability issues. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A8 Engine Performance Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
AUT 149
5 credits
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AUT 229 - Applied Automotive Electronic Guidance and Safety Control Systems
Covers advanced automotive electronic systems, including GPS navigation, communication, and guidance control systems. Addresses the theory, function, operation, diagnostic procedures, and maintenance of each system. Emphasizes safety.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite AUT 129
3 credits
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AUT 233 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology
Presents technologies used in hybrid electrical vehicles (HEV), includes safety, theory, diagnosis, and component replacement. Covers automotive electronics; theory, operation and testing.
4 Credits. Lecture 3 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 6 hours.
4 credits
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AUT 235 - Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning
Studies separate and combined automotive heaters and air conditioning, including direct and vacuum operated controls, basic principles of refrigeration, adjustment, general servicing, and charging of air conditioning systems.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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AUT 243 - Automotive Control Electronics
Covers the electronic control systems found in hybrid electric vehicle systems, battery electric vehicle systems, and fuel cell electric vehicle systems. Teaches theory, function, and operation of each electronic control system and provides students an opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures and maintenance for these systems. Focuses on safety.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Applied locally
4 credits
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AUT 249 - Advanced Automotive Electrical Diagnostics
Introduces advanced automotive electrical concepts, including theory and practical application. It provides instruction on diagnosing and repairing computer controlled modules, circuits, and systems. Covers advanced electronic principles, definitions of electronic terminology, computer networking, and how to use electronic test equipment. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
AUT 149
5 credits
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AUT 250 - Chassis Dynamometer Testing and Tuning
Teaches the dynamic application of engine management by using a chassis dynamometer to measure and record performance gains and losses during component and software alterations. Provides instruction on proper use of a chassis dynamometer. Introduces different combinations of engine performance evaluation methods in a climate-controlled, 1200HP-capable, dynamometer cell. Teaches how to reduce chances of major engine damage through proper dynamometer tuning techniques.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
AUT 166 and AUT 167 or equivalent
3 credits
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AUT 253 - Electric Vehicles
Covers electric vehicle systems and advanced automotive electronics. Provides students an opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures and maintenance of electric vehicle systems. Teaches theory, function, and operation of electric vehicle systems. Focuses on safety.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Lab 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week
Applied locally
4 credits
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AUT 254 - Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles
Covers plug-in hybrid electric vehicle systems, extended range electric vehicle systems, and advanced automotive electronics. Teaches theory, function, and operation of each plug-in hybrid vehicle system and provides students an opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures and maintenance for these vehicles. Focuses on safety.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Lab 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week
Applied locally
4 credits
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AUT 255 - Advanced Automotive Engine Performance Diagnostics
Introduces advanced engine performance concepts, including theory and practical application. Covers vehicle communications, scan-tool diagnostics, advanced engine mechanical tests, and diagnosing and repairing complex vehicle drivability issues. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A8 Engine Performance Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
AUT 155
5 credits
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AUT 256 - Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
Covers hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle systems and advanced automotive electronics. Teaches theory, function, and operation of fuel cell electric vehicles and provides students an opportunity to perform diagnostic procedures and maintenance for fuel cell electric vehicle systems. Focuses on safety.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Lab 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week
Applied locally
4 credits
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AUT 260 - Advanced Small Gasoline Engines
Presents advanced theory of operation for small gasoline engines, combustion principles, construction, design, variety, and their many purposes. Explains two-cycle and four-cycle small gas engine operation, ignition systems, various construction principles, functional design and usage, fuel systems and lubricating systems. Provides hands-on instruction in disassembly, reconditioning, overhaul and reassembly procedures in the lab.
(2 Cr.) Lecture 1 hour. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
AUT 156 or equivalent
2 credits
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BIO 101 - General Biology I
Focuses on foundations in cellular structure, metabolism, and genetics in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformations of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part I of a two-course sequence. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week. 4 credits
Readiness to enroll in ENG 111 plus completion of developmental math unit 3 required or placement in unit 4 or above
4 credits
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BIO 102 - General Biology II
Focuses on diversity of life, anatomy and physiology of organisms, and ecosystem organization and processes in an evolutionary context. Explores the core concepts of evolution; structure and function; information flow, storage and exchange; pathways and transformations of energy and matter; and systems biology. Emphasizes process of science, interdisciplinary approach, and relevance of biology to society. Part II of a two-course sequence.
Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week. 4 credits
Prerequisite is BIO 101
4 credits
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BIO 145 - Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology
Introduces human anatomy and physiology. Covers basic chemical concepts, cellular physiology, anatomy, and physiology of human organ systems.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6-7 hours per week.
4-5 credits
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BIO 147 - Basic Laboratory Calculations for Biotechnology
Prepares students to work effectively in a scientific laboratory through instruction of the metric system, scientific notation, exponents, solution making, pH readings, and the creation of standard curves for data analysis. Focus will be on quantitative skills needed to perform most basic laboratory work. Skills will be practiced and reinforced through application-based problems and hands on activities.
Lecture Hours: 1, Total Contact Hours: 1
None
1 credits
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BIO 206 - Cell Biology
Introduces the ultrastructure and functions of cells. Emphasizes cell metabolism, cell division, and control of gene expression.
Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 101 and CHM 111
4 credits
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BIO 215 - Plant Life of Virginia
Focuses on identification and ecological relationships of the native plants of Virginia. Emphasizes the natural communities of trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, ferns, and some invasive species.
Lecture 2 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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BIO 250 - Biotechnology Research Methods and Skills
Provides students with knowledge and advanced laboratory skills needed for employment in the biotechnology industry. Focuses on use of basic and specialized lab equipment and techniques such as solution chemistry, cell culture, DNA extraction and analysis, and protein extraction and analysis. Emphasis in on lab safety, documentation, quality control, and use of SOPs.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 6 hours per week. Total 7 hours per week.
Students are expected to have completed BIO 101 or BIO173. Co-requisite is BIO 253 Biotechnology Concepts must either be taken previously or concurrent with enrollment in this course.
3 credits
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BIO 253 - Biotechnology Concepts
Explores the growing field of biotechnology ranging from basic cellular and molecular biology concepts to both basic and advanced laboratory techniques. Emphasizes the application of biotechnology to medicine, agriculture, environmental science, and forensics. Includes discussion of the business, regulatory/legal, ethical, and societal issues of this topic as well as the growing field of bioinformatics.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites are BIO 101 or BIO 173, or instructor permission.
3 credits
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BIO 255 - Bioinformatics and Computer Applications in Biotechnology
Covers basic computer concepts and Internet skills and uses a software suite, which includes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to demonstrate skills as they are applied to biotechnology. Introduces students to basic online tools and resources to retrieve and analyze biological data, such as DNA, RNA, and protein sequences, structures, functions, pathways, and interactions. Includes hands-on sessions to allow students to become familiar with these resources and their navigation and applications.
(2 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Local
2 credits
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BLD 115 - Building Codes
Examines the building codes and standards applicable to building construction and inspection processes. Covers how to search, interpret and implement the Virginia Uniform State Wide Building Code.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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BLD 122 - Green Building Practices
Introduces techniques that reduce the environmental impact of building construction and operation. Uses the analysis of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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BSK 1 - Whole Numbers
Covers whole number principles and computations. Credits not applicable toward graduation.
Lecture 0-2 hours. Laboratory 0-4 hours. Total 1-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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BUS 108 - Business Etiquette
Presents basic etiquette for individuals desiring to succeed in a business environment. Topics include manners, business attire, networking, socializing, and meeting protocol. Includes tips on how to handle basic issues associated with diversity, plurality, and cultural and family values. Discusses how contemporary displays of personal expressions may impact business relationships.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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BUS 134 - Manufacturing Economics
Presents concepts of manufacturing economics and industrial accounting. Covers the major economic topics that pertain to precision machining manufacturing such as product costing, fixed/variable cost, allocation methods, and working capital management. Features the impact of cash, inventory, and relative range.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week. 1 credit.
1 credits
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BUS 206 - Advanced Project Management
Provides students with in-depth knowledge and advanced skills and techniques necessary to lead projects assigned to project managers. Covers project initiating, project planning, project executing, project monitoring and controlling, and project closing.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
Prerequisite BUS 204
3-4 credits
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BUS 214 - Compensation Management
Introduces the various components of employee compensation systems and their role in attracting and retaining good employees. Teaches how to develop and evaluate employee compensation systems that serve the needs of the workforce and the organization. Covers strategic perspectives, internal alignment and consistency, external competitiveness, employee contributions, and compliance.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
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BUS 217 - Employee Training and Development
Teaches the fundamentals of human resource development (HRD) theory and practice in the organization. Examines adult learning theory, the concept of the learning organization, the role of training and development in the workplace and adult learning models. Focuses on applications of HRD principles to develop effective training programs for technical skills and management development.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
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BUS 218 - Employee Recruitment, Selection, and Retention
Examines the fundamentals of successful recruitment, staffing, and retention. Focuses on job analysis, behavioral interviewing, assessing candidates, background investigations, legislative compliance, equal employment opportunity and Affirmative Action requirements, economic conditions that impact staffing, short-term and long-term strategy and planning, internal and external recruiting, and career planning.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
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BUS 224 - Statistical Analysis for Business
Discusses the business statistics topics typically covered in business degree programs. Covers frequency distributions, descriptive measures, probability concepts, probability distributions, sampling, hypotheses testing for means and proportions, Chi-square distribution, simple linear regression and briefly, multiple linear regression.
Credits - 4 Lecture - 4 hours Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite MTH 163
4 credits
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BUS 227 - Business Analytics
Includes overview of quantitative methods in business decision-making, simple and multiple regression and correlation analysis, time series analysis and business forecasting, decision analysis, linear programming, transportation and assignment methods, and network models. May include computer applications.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: MTH 163 or division approval.
3 credits
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BUS 281 - Managing in Global Organizations
Develops a global perspective to become effective at using a wide-variety of global data to shape organizations and improve organizational performance and operations in an ethical and sustainable manner.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CAD 150 - Introduction to Game Level Design
Introduces advanced animation techniques using motion capture and other specialized equipment to produce production quality animations and presentations with final animation polishing. Uses Industry level film and game capture equipment in addition to ?post effect? software to master production of quality animations used in film, television, game, and architectural visualization.
3 Credits. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 5 hours.
3 credits
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CAD 235 - Applications for Additive Manufacturing
Teaches advanced skills in 3D parametric modeling for the purpose of digital and rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing. Focuses on proper techniques to construct 3D models and assemblies for 3D printing, molding, and casting.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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CHD 118 - Language Arts for Young Children
Emphasizes the early development of children's language and literacy skills. Presents techniques and methods for supporting all aspects of early literacy. Surveys children's literature, and examines elements of promoting oral literacy, print awareness, phonological awareness, alphabetic principle, quality storytelling and story reading. Addresses strategies for intervention and support for exceptional children and English Language Learners.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 119 - Introduction to Reading Methods
Focuses on promoting language and literacy skills as the foundation for emergent reading. Emphasizes phonetic awareness and alphabetic principles, print awareness and concepts, comprehension and early reading and writing. Addresses strategies for intervention and support for exceptional children and English Language Learners.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 120 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Introduces early childhood development through activities and experiences in early childhood, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and primary programs. Investigates classroom organization and procedures, and use of classroom time and materials, approaches to education for young children, professionalism, and curricular procedures.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 145 - Teaching Art, Music, and Movement to Children
Focuses on children's exploration, play, and creative expression in the areas of art, music, and movement. Emphasis will be on developing strategies for using various open-ended media representing a range of approaches in creative thinking. Addresses strategies for intervention and support for exceptional children and English Language Learners.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 146 - Math, Science, and Social Studies for Children
Provides experiences in content, methods, and materials for the development of math, science, and social studies skills in children. Emphasis will be on developing strategies for using various resources to facilitate children's construction of knowledge. Addresses strategies for intervention and support for children with special needs and English Language Learners.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 165 - Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings
Focuses on observation as the primary method for gathering information about children in early childhood settings. Emphasizes development of skills in the implementation of a range of observation techniques. Includes 40 hours of field placement in early learning setting.
Seminar 2 hours. Field placement 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 166 - Infant and Toddler Programs
Examines child growth and development from birth to 36 months. Focuses on development in the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and language domains. Emphasizes the importance of the environment and relationships for healthy brain development during the child's first three years of life. Investigates regulatory standards for infant/toddler care giving.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 167 - CDA Theories and Applications: Resource File
Supports the student/CDA candidate in completing the Professional Resource File and all documentation required for the national CDA credential.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours per week. 3 Contact Hours.
This course is designed for students pursuing the CDA (Child Development Associate) credential.
3 credits
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CHD 205 - Guiding the Behavior of Children
Explores the role of the early childhood educator in supporting emotional and social development of children, and in fostering a sense of community. Presents practical strategies for encouraging prosocial behavior, conflict resolution and problem solving. Emphasizes basic skills and techniques in child guidance.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 210 - Introduction to Exceptional Children
Reviews the history of and legal requirements for providing intervention and educational services for young children with special needs. Studies the characteristics of children with a diverse array of needs and developmental abilities. Explores concepts of early intervention, inclusion, guiding behavior and adapting environments to meet children's needs.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 216 - Early Childhood Programs, School, and Social Change
Explores methods of developing positive, effective relations with families to enhance their developmental goals for children. Considers culture and other diverse needs, perspectives, and abilities of families and educators. Emphasizes advocacy and public policy awareness as an important role of early childhood educators. Describes risk factors and identifies community resources.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHD 265 - Advanced Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings
Focuses on implementation of activity planning and observation of children through participation in early childhood settings. Emphasizes responsive teaching practices and assessment of children's development. Reviews legal and ethical implications of working with children. Supports the student in creating a professional educational portfolio. Includes 40 hours of field placement in early learning setting.
Seminar 2 hours. Field Placement 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CHM 101 - Introductory Chemistry I
Emphasizes experimental and theoretical aspects of inorganic, organic, and biological chemistry. Discusses general chemistry concepts as they apply to issues within our society and environment. Designed for the non-science major. Part I of II. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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CHM 102 - Introductory Chemistry II
Emphasizes experimental and theoretical aspects of inorganic, organic, and biological chemistry. Discusses general chemistry concepts as they apply to issues within our society and environment. Designed for the non-science major. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite CHM 101
4 credits
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CHM 111 - General Chemistry I
Explores the fundamental laws, theories, and mathematical concepts of chemistry. Designed primarily for science and engineering majors. Requires a strong background in mathematics. Part I of II. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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CHM 112 - General Chemistry II
Explores the fundamental laws, theories, and mathematical concepts of chemistry. Designed primarily for science and engineering majors. Requires a strong background in mathematics. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite CHM 111
4 credits
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CHM 129 - Chemistry for a Sustainable World I
Studies sustainability and Green Science using a chemical perspective. Explores basic chemical concepts in or of matter, energy, technology, products, practices, toxicity, air, water quality, environment, and public policy issues. Examines renewable, non-renewable energy generation and storage. Studies economical and health benefits of eliminating chemical toxicity and waste. Part I of II
Lecture 3, lab 3 hours per week.
Credits: 4 Lecture hours: 3 Laboratory hours: 3 Contact Hours: 6
4 credits
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CHM 130 - Chemistry for a Sustainable World II
Studies sustainability and Green Science using a chemical perspective. Explores basic chemical concepts in or of matter, energy, technology, products, practices, toxicity, air, water quality, environment, and public policy issues. Examines renewable, non-renewable energy generation and storage. Studies economical and health benefits of eliminating chemical toxicity and waste. Part II of II
Credits: 4 Lecture hours: 3 Laboratory hours: 3 Contact Hours: 6
4 credits
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CHM 241 - Organic Chemistry I
Introduces fundamental chemistry of carbon compounds, including structures, physical properties, syntheses, and typical reactions. Emphasizes reaction mechanisms. Part I of II
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): CHM 112
3 credits
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CHM 242 - Organic Chemistry II
Introduces fundamental chemistry of carbon compounds, including structures, physical properties, syntheses, and typical reactions. Emphasizes reaction mechanisms. Part II of II.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): CHM 241
3 credits
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CHM 245 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Includes qualitative organic analysis.Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 3-7 hours per week.
(Give entry-level competencies required for enrollment) Co-requisite(s): CHM 241.
2 credits
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CHM 246 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Includes qualitative organic analysis. Part II of II.
Credit Hours 2, Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 3-7 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): CHM 245; CHM 242 (or co-requisite CHM 242) Co-requisite(s): CHM 242 (or pre-requisite CHM 242)
2 credits
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CIV 174 - Geomatics
Teaches the art, science, and technologies used in the determination of position. Introduces basic plane surveying measurements and computations for horizontal, vertical and angular measurement, traversing, area, simple curves, topography, and construction surveys, and introduces Geographic Information Systems.
Lecture 3 hours per week. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CIV 175 - Geomatics Laboratory
Teaches use of instrumentation to make basic plane surveying measurements for horizontal, vertical, and angular measurement, and includes construction survey and layout. Focuses on the use of pacing techniques, steel tape, level, and total stations.
Laboratory 3 hour. Total 3 hours per week.
1 credits
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CIV 239 - Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics Laboratory
Provides problem-solving, data analysis, and technical writing experience. Explores fluid properties, hydrostatics, fluid dynamics, closed conduit flow, open channel flow, and flow measurement.
(1 Cr.) Lab 2 hours, Total 2 hours per week
To be determined at the local level (Co-Req ? CIV 240)
1 credits
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CIV 274 - Advanced Geomatics
Teaches the art, science, and technologies used in the determination of position. Introduces survey statistics, coordinate systems and datums, principles of photogrammetry, mapping, map projections, boundary surveys, public land surveys, Global Positioning System (GPS), and Geographic Information System (GIS) concepts. Prepares students for applicable areas of the State Land Surveyor Examination and the Land Surveyors-in-Training Examination.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CIV 275 - Advanced Geomatics Laboratory
Provides the opportunity to use instrumentation to conduct topographic, layout, curve, profile, property, boundary, and control surveys. Focuses on the use of level, total station, and GPS units.
Laboratory 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
1 credits
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CON 104 - Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals I
Covers Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals (Parts 1-53) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). Introduces the following basic principles of government contracting: Basic government contracting by using the FAR and DFARS; and Contract Acquisition Planning. Part I of II.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CON 105 - Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals II
Covers Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals (Parts 1-53) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). Features Contract Formation and Contract Management/Administration. Part II of II.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite - CON 104 Co- requisites - CON 100 and CON 107
3 credits
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CON 107 - Contract Planning
Covers the federal strategic acquisition planning processes. Focuses on identifying the customer's needs, the customer's mission, and the contracting officer's role as the primary business advisor. Features the development of a strategic acquisition plan that supports the agency's mission.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
Co-requisite - CON 100.
3 credits
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CON 121 - Strategic Focused Contracting II
Covers the entire acquisition process from meeting with the customer to completing the contract closeout process. Presents an opportunity to learn and apply leadership, problem-solving, and negotiation skills. Applies the knowledge and skills gained in CON 100, Shaping Sharp Business Arrangements, to cover an integrated case study approach.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 100
3 credits
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CON 124 - Contract Management
Teaches the federal contract execution process. Focuses on executing acquisition plans through soliciting industry information, executing contract procedures for acquiring commodities, conducting market analysis, determining fair and reasonable prices, and executing the award of a government contract.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite - CON 100
3 credits
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CON 127 - Contract Administration
Covers the fundamentals of federal contract management and administration procedures. Introduces the process of developing and implementing performance assessment strategies, how to make price contract changes after contract award, properly address contract disputes, and how to properly close-out contracts.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 100
3 credits
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CON 170 - Fundamentals of Cost and Price Analysis
Teaches the fundamentals of the market research process, and analysis of contractor-pricing strategies. Introduces cost-volume-profit analysis, calculation of contribution margin estimates, and the process of developing cost estimating relationships for an effective price analysis pursuant to FAR subpart 15.4.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CON 100
3 credits
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CSC 130 - Scientific Programming
Introduces a science-oriented, high level programming language. Studies the language and its application in problem solving in a structured programming environment. Includes the concepts and practice of structured programming, problem-solving, top-down design of algorithms, basic C syntax, control structures, arrays, and data structures.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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CSC 201 - Computer Science I
Introduces algorithm and problem solving methods. Emphasizes structured programming concepts, elementary data structures and the study and use of a high level programming language.
Lecture 4 hours per week.
4 credits
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CSC 202 - Computer Science II
Examines data structures and algorithm analysis. Covers data structures (including sets, strings, stacks, queues, arrays, records, files, linked lists, and trees), abstract data types, algorithm analysis (including searching and sorting methods), and file structures.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CSC 201
4 credits
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CSC 208 - Introduction to Discrete Structures
Covers Boolean algebra, combinatorial and sequential circuits, algorithms and algorithm analysis, recursion, recurrence relations, graphs, and trees.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): CSC 201
3 credits
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CSP 101 - Introduction to Central Sterile Services
Introduces students to the central service area of health care facilities and the responsibilities and role of the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). Explores the practical application of concepts and procedures, such as regulations and standards, safety, personal protective equipment (PPE), universal precautions, and the work flow of the central service department.
Lecture 1 hours. Total 1 hours per week.
1 credits
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CSP 106 - Surgical Instrumentation
Prepares the student to visually identify surgical instruments and distinguish category, use, and name of each instrument. Emphasizes quality assurance and provides the student with the skills to package and inspect instrumentation and equipment for sterilization.
Laboratory 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
1 credits
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CSP 107 - Fundamentals of Central Sterile Service
Prepares the student for entry level practice in the assembly area of the central service department. Covers the packaging process and sterilization method with an emphasis on disposable packaging materials, package closure methods, package labeling, sterility maintenance, selection of appropriate packing material, and identification of instruments by category, use, and name. Emphasizes quality assurance to enable the student to inspect, assemble, and prepare instrumentation for packaging.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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CSP 135 - Central Sterile Infection Control
Introduces the fundamentals of control. Content will include an introduction to concepts of microbiology including cell structure and theory, microbial function, human and pathogen relationships, infectious process, blood-borne and airborne pathogens, defense microorganisms, and principles of microbial control and destruction.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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CSP 191 - Fundamental Clinical Applications
Provides students hands-on practice in the clinical setting of central sterile service with an emphasis on the decontamination and processing areas. Provides the clinical experience required for International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) certification.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
3 credits
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CSP 205 - Intermediate Central Sterile Services
Prepares the student for point-of-use processing, immediate use steam sterilization, and high-heat and low-heat sterilization methods. Emphasizes proper procedures involved in transporting sterile goods through facilities and between various clinical sites and quality assurance to ensure customer satisfaction and safety, records maintenance, sterile storage, and central service inventory.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite: CSP 107, Fundamentals of Central Sterile Services
1 credits
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CSP 291 - Intermediate Clinical Applications
Provides the student with continued hands-on practice in the clinical setting with an emphasis packaging, wrapping, and sterilization in the clinical setting within a central sterilization processing department. Provides the clinical experience required for International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) Certification.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CSP 191, Fundamental Clinical Applications
3 credits
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CSP 292 - Advanced Clinical Applications: Capstone
Provides continued hands-on clinical experience in a central sterilization processing department. Emphasizes the student's ability to demonstrate distribution, sterile storage, and case cart preparation in the clinical setting with minimal supervision and provides hours required for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) certification.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisite: CSP 291, Intermediate Clinical Applications
3 credits
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CST 112 - Voice and Diction II
Continued improvement of pronunciation, articulation, and voice quality with a focus toward applying these skills to text. Includes applied phonetics and dialect work. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
CST 111
3 credits
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CST 114 - Survey of Mass Media
Examines the history and current understanding of mass communication. Covers print media (newspapers, magazines, and books), electronic media (radio, television, film, the Internet), advertising, public relations, and mass media theory, research, and ethics.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours.
3 credits
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CST 120 - Screenwriting
Focuses on the craft of writing for the screen. Examines film and television screenplay structure. Analyzes dramatic strategies in film and television. Learn and apply correct script form and creatively engage in the various stages of original scriptwriting.This course is cross-listed with PHT 120. Credit will not be awarded for both.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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CST 136 - Theatre/Musical Workshop
Enables students to work in various activities of a play production or a musical production including performance, orchestra, set design, stage carpentry, sound, costuming, lighting, stage managing, props, promotion, or stage crew. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours per week. This course is cross-listed with MUS 129. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Variable hours per week.
1-6 credits
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CST 138 - Communication for Allied Health Professionals
Explores and analyzes relational concepts and behaviors of interaction in verbal and nonverbal communication in the healthcare context. Requires oral and written presentations.
3 Credits. Lecture - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 147 - Costume Construction
Introduces students to the basic techniques, materials and methods of theatrical costume construction. Covers hand sewing, machine sewing, familiarity with different types of materials and their uses, the use of patterns, shop safety, distressing techniques and wardrobe duties.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 149 - Introduction to Makeup for the Theatre
Introduces students to the basic anatomy of the human face, and the methods, materials and techniques used to alter the appearance of themselves and others through the use of the fundamentals of stage makeup and prosthetics used to create different characters and looks for different styles and types of theatrical productions.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 160 - Improvisation I
Explores the basic techniques of improvisation through short and long form exercises and the study of the history of improvisation and improvisation theory and practices.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 161 - Improvisation II
Explores the basic techniques of improvisation through short and long form exercises and the study of the history of improvisation and improvisation theory and practices. Includes more extensive study of long form and in-depth character development.
Lecture 2 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 201 - Introduction to Communication Theory and Research
Introduces the field of communication, emphasizing perspectives on theory and research, topical areas within the discipline, basic research methodologies, and a survey of theories in those areas. Covers basic procedures for theory-building, research, and writing about communication.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours.
3 credits
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CST 211 - Acting III
Continues the development of performance skills through theatre exercises, scene and monologue work, and exploration of personalized character work as it applies to modern acting. Part III or IV.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 212 - Acting IV
Continues the development of performance skills through theatre exercises, scene and monologue work, and exploration of personalized character work as it applies to modern acting. Emphasizes the study of classical texts and acting styles such as Greek, Elizabethan, Realism and Anti-Realism movements. Part IV of IV.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 221 - Public Relations
Introduces public relations as a marketing activity and focuses on media relations, publicity, strategic planning, public relations research, communication with multiple audiences, and the elements of an effective public relations campaign to influence public opinion. Equips students with the basic skills for writing publicity materials and coordinating public relations campaigns and media kits. This course is cross-listed with MKT 221. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 credits. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 228 - Writing Across Media
Provides instruction in writing and reporting techniques within various professional media fields, to include public relations, advertising, print, broadcast, and online journalism. Focuses on information gathering, developing appropriate and accurate stories, journalistic storytelling, grammar, Associated Press Style, and knowledge of current affairs.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
ENG 112
3 credits
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CST 237 - Movement I
Introduces the basic techniques and theories of stage movement for the purpose of creating truthful physical behavior in the theatre. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 238 - Movement II
Continues the study of creating truthful physical behavior in the theatre, leading toward the competent application of movement to characters and text. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 256 - Costume Design
Introduces students to the basics of theatrical costume design including script analysis, theory, research, visual creation and presentation, use of construction techniques in design consideration, budgeting, collaboration and the importance of historical periods in art and fashion.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 258 - Scenic Design
Introduces students to the basics of theatrical scene design including script analysis, theory, research, visual creation and presentation, construction techniques, difficulty and budgeting, collaboration and the importance of historical periods in art and architecture.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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CST 270 - Film Directing
Introduces theory and practice of film directing. Explores the roles and responsibilities of the director in development, pre-production, production, post-production, distribution and exhibition phases of the filmmaking process for Cinema and other media. Covers mise en scene, how to interpret a script visually and how to work with actors.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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DMS 206 - Introduction to Sonography
Introduces the diagnostic foundations of diagnostic medical Sonography, including terminology, scan plane orientations, anatomical relationships, departmental administrative operations, hospital organization and basic patient care principles.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week. Total 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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DMS 208 - Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation I
Discusses and solves mathematical problems associated with human tissue, basic instrumentation and scanning technology. Focuses on the use of pulse-echo principles as applied to diagnostic sonography. Presents the physics of sound-tissue interactions and explores ultrasound instrumentation controls and functions.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week. Total 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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DMS 209 - Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation II
Focuses on the areas of ultrasound instrumentation, image artifacts, biologic effects, quality control. Explores Doppler principles and applications and basic types of equipment.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week. Total 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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DMS 223 - Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound
Discusses the principles of vascular ultrasound, the related anatomy and more common pathologies detected as well as the physiology and hemodynamics detected and evaluated with ultrasound. Provides hands-on practice through vascular scanning in a laboratory setting.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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DMS 240 - Advanced Topics in Ultrasound
Examines the clinical applications within the sub-specialties of breast, musculoskeletal and abdominal vascular ultrasound, including interpretation of normal and abnormal sonographic patterns and pathology. Includes lessons on basic scanning techniques and protocols.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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DNA 109 - Practical Infection Control
Studies principles of management of disease producing microorganisms and associated diseases. Emphasizes sterilization, asepsis, and disinfection techniques applicable in the dental office.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 3-5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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DNA 210 - Amalgam Restorations: Placing, Packing, Carving and Polishing
Studies the characteristics, manipulation, economical control, storage, and delivery of amalgam restorative materials. Covers the materials and techniques of direct amalgam placement, carving and finishing as support in dental treatment in a clinical environment.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisites: DNA 103, DNA 108, DNA 110, DNA 113; Dental Assisting National Board Exam (DANB
3 credits
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DNA 212 - Composite Resin Restorations: Placing and Shaping
Studies the characteristics, manipulation, economical control, storage, and delivery of composite restorative materials. Covers the materials and techniques of direct composite placement and finishing in a clinical setting as supported in dental treatment.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisite: DNA 103, DNA 108, DNA 110, DNA 113; Dental Assisting National Board Exam (DANB)
3 credits
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DNA 214 - Indirect Restoration Techniques
Studies the characteristics, manipulation, economical control, storage, and delivery of indirect restorative materials. Covers materials and techniques of non-epinepherine cord placement, taking of final impressions, and final cementation of indirect restorations in a clinical setting as support in treatment.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisites: DNA 103, DNA 108, DNA 110, DNA 113; Dental Assisting National Board Exam (DANB) Certified Dental Assistant
3 credits
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DNH 143 - Dental Hygiene III
Introduces dental health care for clients with special needs. Includes introduction to computer concepts and applications. Provides supervised clinical practice in the dental hygiene clinic with emphasis on refining client treatment and instrumentation skills, including oral radiographs.
Lecture 1- 2 hours. Clinic 3-6 hours. Total 5-8 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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DNH 235 - Management of Dental Pain and Anxiety in the Dental Office
Provides a study of anxiety and pain management techniques used in dental care. Students will understand the necessary theory to appropriately treat, plan and successfully administer topical anesthesia, local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia. Includes the components of pain, pain control mechanisms, topical anesthesia, local anesthesia and nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia. Prerequisites: DNH 115, DNH 120 and DNH 216.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: DNH 115 and DNH 120 Corequisite: DNH 216
2 credits
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DNL 140 - Dental Anatomy, Physiology, and Principles of Occlusion
Introduces students to human anatomy, physiology and occlusion. Emphasizes regions of the head and neck and the primary and permanent teeth. Provides a general overview of the masticatory system and the dynamics of mandibular movement. Includes laboratory exercises related to accurate scale drawings of the permanent teeth and tooth waxings of the permanent teeth. Features occlusal restorations fabricated in wax on a semi-adjustable articulator according to functional criteria. Covers fabrication procedure and demonstrations.
Credits - 5 Lecture - 3 hours Laboratory - 6 hours Total Contact - 9 hours per week.
5 credits
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DSL 135 - Introduction to Diesel Technology
Introduces careers in the diesel repair industry, safety procedures, tools and equipment used in the industry, and component identification. Teaches preventative maintenance inspections (PMI), precision measuring, and the use of electronic databases for service and repair.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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DSL 137 - Basic Diesel Engine Systems
Introduces the theory of operation, design, and components of a modern diesel engine. Provides instruction on modern fuel system components and operation. Presents the design and operation of air induction, lubrication, and cooling systems. Demonstrates basic engine diagnostics. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) T2 Engines certification examination.
Credits - 5. Lecture - 4 hours. Laboratory - 2 hours. Total Contact - 6 hours per week.
5 credits
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DSL 145 - Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Preventative Maintenance Inspection
Presents the process of implementing a preventive maintenance program, the various inspection procedures required by the original equipment manufacturers (OEM), federal regulations, and the process of related documentation. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) T8 Preventative Maintenance Inspection certification examination.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours. Laboratory - 2 hours. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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DSL 210 - Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Brake Systems
Presents the operation of air and hydraulic brake systems. Demonstrates diagnostic and repair procedures in accordance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) 121. Presents diagnostic and repair procedures for anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and electronic braking systems (EBS). Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) T4 Brakes certification exam.
Credits - 5. Lecture - 4 hours. Laboratory - 3 hours. Total Contact - 7 hours per week.
5 credits
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DSL 212 - Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Steering and Suspension
Presents steering and suspension components used on modern medium/heavy duty trucks, including the operation of each system and how it affects the overall operation of the truck. Teaches how to perform a multi axle alignment using industry standard equipment, standard industry techniques, and diagnostic procedures. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) T5 Steering and Suspension certification examination.
Credits - 5. Lecture - 4 hours. Laboratory - 2 hours. Total Contact - 6 hours per week.
5 credits
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DSL 214 - Heavy Duty Drive Train Systems
Presents modern heavy duty drive train overhaul procedures to include precision measuring and failure analysis. Covers transmission diagnosis and repair using industry standard diagnostic equipment. Demonstrates repair procedures on Power Take-Offs (PTO). Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) T3 Drive Train certification exam.
Credit - 5 Lecture - 4 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total contact - 6 hours per week,
None
5 credits
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DSL 237 - Advanced Diesel Engine Systems
Presents modern diesel engine overhaul procedures to include precision measuring and failure analysis. Teaches advanced fuel system diagnosis and repair using industry standard diagnostic equipment. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) T2 Diesel Engines
Credits - 5. Lecture - 4 hours. Laboratory - 2 hours. Total Contact - 6 hours per week.
5 credits
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EDU 200 - Introduction to Teaching As a Profession
Provides an orientation to the teaching profession in Virginia, including historical perspectives, current issues, and future trends in education on the national and state levels. Emphasizes information about teacher licensure examinations, steps to certification, teacher preparation and induction programs, and attention to critical shortage areas in Virginia. Includes supervised field placement (recommended: 40 clock hours) in a K-12 school.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Successful completion of 24 credits of transfer courses or departmental approval for students accepted into Virginia's Teachers for Tomorrow program.
3 credits
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EDU 205 - Curriculum and Instructional Procedures
Examines the role of curriculum in education and the alignment of curriculum to state and national standards. Emphasizes how curriculum implementation, assessment methods, textbook and material selection, and technology updates impact instruction. Addresses how to develop curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EDU 206 - Classroom and Behavioral Management
Provides an overview of issues that arise in classrooms. Emphasizes methods for managing the diverse needs of students in order to promote a positive learning environment. Addresses how to establish and communicate expectations for effective instruction.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EDU 207 - Human Growth and Development
Provides an overview of the physical, intellectual, cognitive, language, social, and emotional development of human beings from birth to adolescence. Emphasizes how hereditary and environmental influences impact the development of the whole child.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EDU 235 - Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education
Focuses on the health and developmental needs of children and the methods by which these needs are met. Emphasizes positive health, hygiene, nutrition and feeding routines, childhood diseases, and safety issues. Emphasizes supporting the mental and physical well being of children, as well as procedures for reporting child abuse.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EDU 255 - Behavior Modification in School and Community Settings
Presents basic principles of behavior modification and behavioral learning theory. Promotes skills in pinpointing, observing, and recording human behavior. Includes learning objectives that address attitude, knowledge, and mental and physical skill competencies needed for implementing behavioral programs.
4 Credits. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits
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EDU 286 - Multimedia for Online Distance and E-learning (MODEL)
Provides students an opportunity to identify, create, and implement multimedia in an e-learning course. Covers an introduction to multimedia, the ASSURE model of instructional design, various media formats, screen design and user friendliness, storyboards and storyboard development, multimedia development, assessment creation, and incorporating multimedia into Blackboard.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EDU 288 - Engaging Online Learners with Web 2.0 Applications (ENROLL 2.0)
Introduces learners to the fundamentals of using various Web 2.0 applications in order to conduct and manage an online classroom in a manner that promotes student engagement and learning.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EDU 289 - Learning on the Go (LoGo)
Provides introduction to the fundamentals of implementing mobile technologies in the online teaching and learning environment. Focuses on increasing student engagement using mobile technologies and includes an overview of mobile learning, common applications, researching and applying mobile learning, developing content and materials to be used with mobile devices, assessing in the mobile learning environment, social media, productivity, and a self-reflection.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 3 hours per week. Total Contact - 3 hours per week.
EDU 287 or equivalent
3 credits
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EGR 121 - Foundations of Engineering
Discusses the engineering profession, including engineering ethics and responsibilities,communications and career paths and different engineering disciplines. Covers mathematics and science fundamentals used in engineering. Describes computational engineering tools and covers the computer programming used in solving engineering problems.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hour per week.
2 credits
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EGR 122 - Engineering Design
Teaches the fundamentals of engineering design, its processes and tools. Covers the engineering design process from inception to final design and documentation in addition to computer programming and 3D graphics tools used in engineering design. Uses written, oral and graphics communications during the design process. Requires completion of team based design projects.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EGR 124 - Introduction to Engineering and Engineering Methods
Introduces the engineering profession, professionalism, and ethics. Covers problem presentation, engineering calculations, digital computer applications, word processing, worksheets, programming, and elementary numerical methods. Design project also includes using presentation software, database searching, and prototyping.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EGR 218 - Introduction to Modeling and Simulation
Introduces basic concepts in modeling, simulation, and visualization. Includes applications in various phases of product creation and development; use of software and hardware interfaces to improve use and understanding of simulations; and current topics and future directions in modeling, simulation, and visualization. This course is intended for transfer.
Credit Hours: 3 Lecture Hours:3 Lab Hours:0 Total Contact Hours:3
Prerequisites(s): MTH 173, EGR 125 Co-requisite(s): MTH 173, EGR 125
3 credits
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EGR 230 - Discrete Event Simulation
Introduces fundamentals of modeling and simulating discrete-state, event-driven systems. Includes basic simulation concepts and terms, queuing theory models for discrete event systems, structure of discrete event simulations, problem formulation and specification, input data representation, output data analysis, verification and validation, and the design of simulation experiments.
Credit Hours:4 Lecture Hours:3 Lab Hours: 3 Total Contact Hours:6
EGR 218 Introduction to Modeling and Simulation
4 credits
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EGR 235 - Material and Energy Balances
Covers fundamental chemical engineering topics including engineering problem solving, stoichiometric and composition relationships, material balances, energy balances, chemical operations and processes, reactive and non-reactive systems (batch, continuous, single-phase and multi-phase). Introduces thermodynamics and physical chemistry.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Lab 0; Total 3 hours per week
Prereq: MTH 273, CHM 111, EGR 120
3 credits
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EGR 256 - Electrical Circuits Laboratory II
Builds on laboratory skills introduced in EGR 255: operation of instruments and applications to circuit measurements. Applies laws and theories of circuits, through design, prototyping, and testing of electronic devices and circuits, including diodes and active components such as transistors.
Lab 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites EGR 251, EGR 255; Corequisite EGR 252
1 credits
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EGR 263 - Signals and Systems Laboratory
Applies analysis techniques for signals and systems using software modeling and circuit analysis, comparing measurements to time- and frequency-domain analytic results; Fourier and Laplace transforms; systems properties such as linearity, time invariance and stability; convolution, transfer functions and frequency response to determine system response.
Laboratory 3 hours, Total 3 hours
Prerequisites EGR 251, MTH 279; Corequisite EGR 261
1 credits
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EGR 270 - Fundamentals of Computer Engineering
Covers the design and organization of digital systems, including number systems, Boolean algebra, logic gates, Karnaugh maps, combinational and sequential logic circuits, timing diagrams, and synchronous and asynchronous controllers. Introduces hardware description language (HDL) and assembly language programming.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits
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ELE 148 - Power Distribution Systems
Introduces transmission and distribution of electrical power. Includes application of transformers, distribution and over-current protection devices, substations, switchboards, feeders, bus-ways, motor control centers, generators, motors, and troubleshooting techniques associated with these systems and devices.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ELE 225 - Electrical Control Systems
Studies components, equipment and circuits that are used to control the operation of electrical machines. Explains the physical and operating characteristics of various electromagnetic, static, and programmable control devices. Investigates control schemes used to accomplish specific control objectives.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Local college selection
4 credits
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ELE 226 - Electrical Power and Control Systems
Studies the theory, analysis and operation of rotating machines, transformers, AC power distribution and control systems used in industrial applications.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week. 3 Credits
3 credits
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ELE 229 - Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Electrical Systems
Introduces techniques of troubleshooting electrical systems and equipment such as motors, relays, power distribution, lighting, solenoids, and generators. Includes hands-on lab practices to develop and perform problem solving skills, repair and preventative maintenance of various types of electrical equipment using wiring diagrams, special meters, various troubleshooting procedures and safety practices.
Credit 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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ELE 237 - Human Machine Interface Systems
Introduces operation of human machine interface devices (HMI), hardware configuration, software programming and programmable logic controller network configuration of HMI devices. Offers troubleshooting practices concerning HMI devices used in industrial machine applications.
Credits - 2. Lecture - 1 hour. Lab - 2 hours. Total Contact Hours - 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite - ELE 233 or equivalent
2 credits
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ELE 239 - Programmable Controllers
Examines installation, programming, interfacing, and concepts of troubleshooting programmable controllers.
Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week. 2 - 3 Credits
2-3 credits
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ELE 246 - Industrial Robotics Programming
Introduces industrial robotics and their programming for repetitive manufacturing systems. Includes the design of software that ensures safe operation and programming of both on- and off-line robot operations. This course is cross-listed with IND 246. Credit will not be awarded for both.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2 hours, Total 4 hours per week
None
3 credits
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EMS 120 - Emergency Medical Technician - Clinical
Provides supervised direct patient contact introducing the student to the assessment and emergency care of sick and injured patients. This course is a co-requisite for either EMS 111 or EMS 113, depending upon the program in which the student is participating.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
1 credits
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EMS 121 - Preparatory Foundations
Introduces fundamental concepts established by the National Emergency Medical Service Education Standards (NEMSES) for Advanced EMT and Paramedic curricula. Includes EMS systems, introduction to research, workforce safety and wellness, EMS system communications, introduction to public health, legal and ethical issues.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS
2 credits
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EMS 123 - EMS Clinical Preparation
Introduces the student to local clinical agencies and prepares the student for clinical activities above the level of EMT. Includes prerequisites required by clinical affiliates, therapeutic communication, primary assessment, history taking, secondary assessment, reassessment, monitoring devices and documentation.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS
1 credits
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EMS 125 - Basic Pharmacology
Prepares students to demonstrate competency concerning basic principles of pharmacology, drug dosage calculations and medication administration. Introduces medications listed in the Advanced EMT (AEMT) scope of practice.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS Corequisite: EMS 126
1 credits
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EMS 126 - Basic Pharmacology Lab
Focuses on the safe administration of medications in the emergency setting. Includes drug dose calculation and covers multiple routes of administration including oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intravenous, and intraosseous and other methods within the scope of practice for the emergency care provider.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS Corequisite: EMS 125
1 credits
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EMS 127 - Airway, Shock and Resuscitation
Introduces concepts associated with pre-hospital emergency care of the individual experiencing airway difficulty or in need of resuscitation or shock management.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS Corequisite: EMS 128
1 credits
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EMS 128 - Airway, Shock and Resuscitation Lab
Focuses on specific skills related to airway, resuscitation and shock management.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS Corequisite: EMS 127
1 credits
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EMS 135 - Emergency Medical Care
Prepares the student to assess and manage patients with common medical emergencies.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 136.
2 credits
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EMS 136 - Emergency Medical Care Lab
Focuses on specific skills related to the assessment and management of common medical emergencies.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 135.
1 credits
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EMS 137 - Trauma Care
Prepares the student to assess and manage injured patients, developing his/her problem-solving ability in the treatment of trauma involving various body systems.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Corequisite: EMS 138
1 credits
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EMS 138 - Trauma Care Lab
Focuses on the skills required for the assessment and management of patients with traumatic injury.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 137.
1 credits
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EMS 139 - Special Populations
Focuses on the pre-hospital assessment and management of patients in a specific population including pediatrics, geriatrics, obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN), bariatric, abuse, sexual assault and special needs.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 140.
1 credits
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EMS 140 - Special Populations Lab
Develops skills related to the assessment and management of patients in a specific population including pediatrics, geriatrics, obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN), bariatric, abuse, sexual assault and special needs.
Laboratory 2 hour. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 139.
1 credits
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EMS 141 - Cardiovascular Care
Focuses on assessment and management of cardiac-related emergencies. Covers basic dysrhythmia recognition and relates it to overall cardiac patient care.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite: EMS 142.
2 credits
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EMS 142 - Cardiovascular Care Lab
Focuses on skills involved in the assessment and management of cardiac-related
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hour per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS. Corequisite EMS 141.
1 credits
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EMS 150 - Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
Prepares students to build upon content in the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) curriculum and demonstrate competency in specific advanced skills and knowledge.
Lecture 5 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS Corequisite: EMS 170
7 credits
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EMS 152 - Advanced EMT Completion
Continues the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Advanced, Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Includes patient assessment, differential diagnosis and management of multiple complaints. Includes, but are not limited to conditions relating to diabetic, neurological, abdominal pain, environmental, behavioral, gynecology, and toxicological disease conditions. Also includes Advanced EMT level cardiac, trauma and special population topics.
Credits 2. Lecture 1 hour. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite - Current EMT Certification and EMS 151. Co-requisite - EMS 151
2 credits
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EMS 154 - ALS Cardiac Care
Continues the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Includes Advanced Life Support (ALS) airway management, electrical therapy, pharmacology, drug and fluid administration with emphasis on patient assessment, differential diagnosis and management of cardiovascular emergencies. It will incorporate the current American Heart Association (AHA) - ACLS guidelines and curriculum including stroke management.
Credits 2. Lecture 1 hour. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Pre/Co-requisites: EMS 153.
2 credits
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EMS 159 - ALS - Special Populations
Continues the Virginia office of Emergency Medical Services Intermediate and/or Paramedic curricula. Focuses on the assessment and management of specialty patients including obstetrical, pediatric, and neonates.
2 lecture hours; 2 lab hours; 4 Hours per week
Pre reqs. EMS 151 and EMS 153; Pre or Co-reqs EMS 155
3 credits
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EMS 161 - International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
Offers instruction for students in current topics of care for trauma patients and offers certification as a International Trauma Life Support Provider (ITLS) as defined by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Lecture 1 hour per week, 1 Contact hour.
Current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT, EMT-E, EMT-I, EMT-P) certification/ licensure ,or other associated healthcare field.
1 credits
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EMS 164 - Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS)
Covers current topics of care for adult patients suffering extensive medical conditions and emergencies, and offers certification as an Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) as defined by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT).
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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EMS 167 - Emergency Pediatrics Course (EPC)
Provides a unique approach to pediatric medical care, offering assessment techniques that can help EMS practitioners rapidly and accurately assess pediatric patients to determine which situations may be life threatening and require immediate intervention. Offers certification as defined by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT).
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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EMS 175 - Paramedic Clinical Experience I
Introduces students to live patient assessment and management in the clinical setting. Begins a continuum of learning involving live patients that leads to entry-level competence at the paramedic level.
Internship 6 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS; EMS 121, EMS 123, EMS 125, EMS 126, EMS 127, EMS 128
2 credits
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EMS 201 - EMS Professional Development
The purpose of this course is to prepare the EMS student to use community resources to facilitate personal and community wellness and fulfills the wellness and resource objectives of the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Intermediate curriculum.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: EMT/B Certification
3 credits
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EMS 202 - Paramedic Pharmacology
Focuses on advanced pharmacological interventions, medications and their effects.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EMS 125, EMS 126, EMS 135, EMS 136, EMS 137, EMS 138, EMS 139, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 142
2 credits
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EMS 203 - Advanced Patient Care
Focuses on the comprehensive assessment and management of patients in out-of-hospital and inter-facility scenarios. Content is centered on problem-solving through integration of didactic, psychomotor and affective curricula.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS; EMS 135, EMS 136, EMS 137, EMS 138, EMS 139, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 142 Corequisite: EMS 204
2 credits
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EMS 204 - Advanced Patient Care Lab
Focuses on the comprehensive assessment and management of out-of-hospital and inter-facility patients using scenario-based learning.
Laboratory 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EMS 135, EMS 136, EMS 137, EMS 138, EMS 139, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 142 Corequisite: EMS 203
2 credits
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EMS 205 - Advanced Pathophysiology
Focuses on the pathological processes of disease with emphasis on the anatomical and physiological alterations of the human body by systems. Includes diagnosis and management appropriate to the advanced health care provider in and out of the hospital environment.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: EMT/B Certification
4 credits
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EMS 206 - Pathophysiology for the Health Professions
Focuses on the pathological processes of disease with emphasis on the anatomical and physiological alterations of the human body systems. Includes diagnosis and management appropriate to the advanced health care provider in and out of the hospital environment.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: BIO 145 or BIO 141-142 combination
3 credits
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EMS 210 - EMS Operations
Focuses on matters related to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) operations, incident and scene safety and awareness, triage, multiple and mass casualty incident operations and medical incident management (command and control of EMS incidents).
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Current Virginia EMT and CPR certification as approved by the Virginia Office of EMS; EMS 135, EMS 136, EMS 137, EMS 138, EMS 139, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 142
1 credits
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EMS 212 - Leadership and Professional Development
Focuses on the development of leadership within the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS), topics include civic engagement, personal wellness, resource management, ethical considerations in leadership and research.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Prerequisites: EMS 135, EMS 136, EMS 137, EMS 138, EMS 139, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 142
1 credits
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EMS 216 - Paramedic Review
Provides the student with intensive review for the practical and written portions of the National Registry Paramedic exam. May be repeated once, for credit.
Laboratory 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
1 credits
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EMS 247 - Paramedic Clinical Experience II
Continues the student experience with live patient assessment and management in the clinical setting. It is the second step in a continuum of learning involving live patients that leads to entry-level competence at the paramedic level.
Laboratory 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EMS 135, EMS 136, EMS 137, EMS 138, EMS 139, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 142, EMS 175
1 credits
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EMS 248 - Paramedic Comprehensive Field Experience
Expands the student experience with live patient assessment and management into the field setting. It is the third step in a continuum of learning involving live patients that leads to entry-level competence at the paramedic level.
Laboratory 6 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EMS 135, EMS 136, EMS 137, EMS 138, EMS 139, EMS 140, EMS 141, EMS 142, EMS 175
2 credits
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EMS 249 - Paramedic Capstone Internship
Provides summative evaluation of the Paramedic student in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains.
Laboratory 6 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EMS 202, EMS 203, EMS 204, EMS 206, EMS 247, EMS 248
2 credits
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ENE 104 - Energy Industry Fundamentals
Provides a broad understanding of the electric and natural gas utility industry and the energy generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure. Covers business models, regulations, types of energy and their conversion to useable energy such as electric power, how generated power is transmitted and distributed to the point of use, emerging technologies, and the connection to careers in the energy industry.
Lecture 4-5 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
4-5 credits
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ENE 210 - Fuel Cell Fundamentals
Studies the production of hydrogen and its use to power fuel cells for the production of electrical power for use in mobile equipment in addition to power for buildings and utility systems.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours. Lab 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
None
4 credits
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ENE 225 - Commercial/Industrial Photovoltaic Design and Installation
Studies the design and construction of electrical energy from utility interactive grid-tied power systems. Covers the request for proposals, design stages, installation and management for commercial and industrial applications. Covers engineering principles for large scale renewable energy photovoltaic systems. Includes the installation, testing and troubleshooting of commercial/industrial power generation system.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Lab 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week
None
4 credits
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ENE 228 - Building Automation & Energy Management Systems
Introduces building automation and energy management systems. Studies how building systems HVAC, lighting, security systems, and alternative energy--can communicate through a network of intelligent control devices. Emphasizes how these controlling devices work together in common automation.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours, Lab 2-3 hours, Total 4-6 hours per week
None
3-4 credits
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ENE 230 - Geothermal Applications
Studies the use of geothermal energy for large and small scale production. Covers the feasibility of heat pump applications for local use on an individual basis.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ENF 1 - Preparing for College English I
Provides integrated reading and writing instruction for students who require extensive preparation to succeed in college-level English courses.Students will place into this course based on placement test score. Upon successful completion and faculty recommendation, students will move into Preparing for College English III (if they require additional preparation) or into college-level English (if they require no additional preparation). Credit is not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 8 hours per week.
Credits 8, Lecture 8, Contact Hours 8
Qualifying placement test score.
8 credits
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ENF 2 - Preparing for College English II
Provides integrated reading and writing instruction for students who require intermediate preparation to succeed in college-level English courses. Students will place into this course based on placement test score. Upon successful completion and faculty recommendation, students will move into Preparing for College Level III (if they require additional preparation) or into college-level English (if they require no additional preparation). Credit is not applicable toward graduation.
4 Credits, 4 Lecture, 4 Contact Hours
Qualifying placement test score.
4 credits
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ENF 3 - Preparing for College English III
Provides integrated reading and writing instruction for students who require minimal preparation for college-level English but still need some preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in college-level English. Students will place into this course based on placement test score. Credit is not applicable toward graduation.
Credits 2, Lecture 2, Contact Hours 2
Qualifying placement score. Co-Enrollment in a college-level English course.
2 credits
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ENG 114 - Scientific Writing
Develops rhetorical expertise in the conventions of scientific argumentation and writing through reading scientific literature and composing scientific writings. Introduces plain style and common genres of scientific writing. Develops the ability to communicate scientific knowledge to diverse audiences. Guides the student in achieving typical voice, tone, style, audience, and content in formatting, editing, and graphics.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Pre-requisites: ENG 111 or its equivalent
3 credits
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ENG 250 - Children's Literature
Surveys the history, development and genres of children's literature, focusing on analysis of texts for literary qualities and in terms of audience.
Credit Hours: 3: Lecture Hours: 3: Lab Hours: 0: Total Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): ENG 112 or 125 (or divisional approval).
3 credits
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ENG 257 - Mythological Literature
Studies a variety of mythological works of literature, along with an examination of the allegorical and metaphorical themes within each work, and an understanding of figurative language, symbology and mythical allusions.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ENG 112 or divisional approval
3 credits
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ENV 124 - Cross-disciplinary Exlporations in Science and Society
Provides multi-disciplinary environmental science applications, primarily for non-science majors. Integrates environmental science with topics from biology, chemistry and geology. Addresses other scientific concepts according to the expertise of the instructor. Focuses on scientific investigations centered on a particular integrated, contemporary theme.
4 Credits .Lecture 3 hours per week. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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ESL 21 - ESL: Written Communication II
Provides instruction in writing at the low-intermediate level. Improves students? competence in grammatical patterns of written English. Requires practice in writing sentences and longer pieces of writing.
3-6 credits. 3-6 lecture hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
3-6 credits
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ESL 22 - ESL: Reading and Vocabulary II
Provides instruction and practice in reading and vocabulary development at the low-intermediate level. Improves students? reading fluency, proficiency, and vocabulary to enable them to function adequately in ESL Level 3 and prepare for college-level reading. Credits are not applicable toward graduation.
3-6 credits. Lecture 3-6 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
3-6 credits
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ESL 58 - ESL Writing Workshop II
Provides an intensive writing seminar for students struggling with the writing process, editing, and self-correction in academic English. Helps students improve their fluency and command of American academic English.
(5-6 Cr.) Lecture 5-6 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
Prereq: ESL 51; Coreq: ESL 52
5-6 credits
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ETR 174 - Virtual Instrumentation
Provides an introduction to virtual instrumentation, data acquisition, and instrument control using (specify application). Includes structures, arrays, clusters, charts, graphs, strings, file I/O, and data analysis. This course is cross-listed with INS 174. Credit will not be awarded for both.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours, Lab 3 hours, Total 5-6 hours per week
None
3-4 credits
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ETR 246 - Electronic Motor Drives Systems
Introduces advanced operations, setup, programming and troubleshooting of electronic motor drives that are used for the control of industrial AC motors.
Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3- 4 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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FIN 260 - Financial Management for Small Business
Provides the tools of financial planning for the small business owner. Includes areas such as financial statements, ratio analysis, forecasting profit, cash flow, pricing, and obtaining capital.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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FOR 201 - Forest Mensuration I
Teaches principles of forest measurements including basic elements of property boundary, location, forest mapping, techniques of tree measurement, and saw log and pulp wood scaling.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: FOR 115, MTH 113, MTH 114
4 credits
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FOR 215 - Applied Silviculture
Focuses on theory and practices involved in controlling the forest establishment, composition and growth. Laboratory emphasizes observation and application of various silvicultural procedures including site preparation, regeneration, and intermediate treatments.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: FOR 115
4 credits
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FOR 227 - Timber Harvesting
Teaches harvesting methods including physical layout, economics, contracts, silvicultural water management, protection consideration, and woods safety.
4 credits. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits
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FST 207 - Fire Alarm Systems I
Teaches basic design and installation methods of fire alarm equipment and devices and the requirements of codes and standards that govern fire alarm systems and installations including National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 70), Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72), the National Fire Alarm Code, and the National Electric Code (NEC).
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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FST 208 - Fire Alarm Systems II
Teaches advanced design and installation methods of fire alarm equipment and devices and the requirements of codes and standards that govern fire alarm systems and installations including National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 70), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 72), the National Fire Alarm Code, and the National Electric Code (NEC).
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
FST 207
3 credits
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FST 211 - Fire Protection Codes and Standards
Examines the codes and standards that guide the design, installation, inspection and testing of fire protection systems; including but not limited to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. National Electrical Code (NEC), International Building Code (IBC), Virginia Uniform State Wide Building Code (USBC), Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC), local codes and ordinances and how to use the documents as reference sources.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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FST 212 - National Electrical Code for Fire Protection Services
Provides comprehensive study of the purpose and interpretations of the National Electric Code as well as familiarization and implementation of various charts, code rulings and wiring methods including state and local regulations as they relate to the fire protection systems industry.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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FST 213 - Practical Electricity of Fire Alarm Systems
Teaches the fundamentals of electricity, terminology and symbols, diagrams; the principles essential to the understanding of general practices, safety and the practical aspects of residential and non-residential wiring, electrical installation as it relates to the fire protection systems industry.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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FST 216 - Automated Fire Sprinkler System Design I
Presents a comprehensive study of automated sprinkler systems including sprinkler standards, design features, water supply adequacy, sprinkler limitations, and appropriate building and fire code applications.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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FST 217 - Automated Fire Sprinkler System Design II
Continues the study of sprinkler system design, implementation, and installation. Includes the use of appropriate computer applications in the design of various types of sprinkler systems.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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GEO 208 - Introductory Mapping and Geographic Information Science
Introduces the field of geographic information science, concepts of projections, coordinate systems, scale and direction.Acquires and maps digital spatial data. Introduces earth images and remote sensing data. Provides the fundamental skills, background concepts, and software exposure to mapping and geographic information science. This course is cross-listed with GIS 208. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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GIS 203 - Cartography for GIS
Focuses on the fundamental cartographic concepts used in planning, designing, and creating effective maps.
Lecture 2-3 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite: GIS 200
3-4 credits
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GIS 208 - Introductory Mapping and Geographic Information Science
Introduces the field of geographic information science, concepts of projections, coordinate systems, scale and direction.Acquires and maps digital spatial data. Introduces earth images and remote sensing data. Provides the fundamental skills, background concepts, and software exposure to mapping and geographic information science.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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GIS 255 - Exploring Our Earth: Introduction to Remote Sensing
Introduces material to understand the fundamental physical and mathematical principles and techniques of Remote Sensing. Introduces how each part of the electromagnetic spectrum is used to gather data about Earth. Describes limitations imposed by satellites, aircraft, and sensors. Surveys various methods to access and apply Earth observation/Remote Sensing data. Teaches students to use Remote Sensing software to process and manipulate Landsat, SPOT, photographic, and other imagery in a hands-on approach to Remote Sensing analysis.
3 - 4 Credits. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 - 4 hours. Total 4 - 6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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HIM 236 - Coding and Reimbursement in Alternative Health Care Settings
Focuses on disease and procedure coding using International Classification Disease (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) in alternate health care settings, such as behavioral health, home health, skilled nursing facilities, long-term care hospitals (LTCH), rehab facilities, and hospice.
Lecture 5 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
5 credits
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HIM 250 - Health Data Classification Systems I
Focuses on the current classification systems used in the healthcare industry. Introduces the professional standards for coding and reporting of inpatient/outpatient diagnostic codes as well as inpatient procedures. Utilizes standards in identifying and accurately assigning codes to diseases and procedures as they relate to statistical research and healthcare financing.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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HIM 254 - Advanced Coding and Reimbursement
Focuses on the applications and evaluation of advanced coding skills through practical exercises using actual healthcare data; while examining the components of DRGs, APCs and APGs and other prospective payment in the healthcare environment. Utilizes current coding standards in identifying payment methodologies, revenue cycle management and reimbursement.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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HIM 255 - Health Data Classification Systems II: CPT
Focuses on procedure classification using Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). This system is currently utilized for collecting health data for the purposes of statistical research and financial reporting.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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HIM 256 - Clinical Classification Systems and Reimbursement Methodologies
Integrates and applies knowledge with hands-on skill practice in coding. Reinforces reimbursement for CPT coding system, guidelines for out-patient/ambulatory surgery coding, and prospective payment systems and their integration with ICD coding. Promotes critical thinking related to coding quality, fraud, and abuse.
Credits - 5. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 6 hours per week. Total Contact - 8 hours per week.
None
5 credits
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HIM 257 - Health Data Classifications Systems III
Integrates and applies knowledge with hands-on skill practice in coding. Reinforces medical terminology, anatomy, and coding guidelines for International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). Introduces the student to the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding guidelines. Promotes critical thinking related to coding quality, fraud, and abuse.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIM 265 - Facility Based Medical Coding
Students will learn to accurately assign CPT, ICD-9 Level 1, 2 and 3, in addition to HCPCS codes for inpatient, outpatient facility, and ambulatory surgical centers according to guidelines and rules set forth by the cooperating parties. Students will apply the theory and regulations concerning prospective payment systems (in and out of the facility setting) APC and DRG assignment.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIS 181 - Introduction to Historic Preservation
Provides a foundation and introduction to historic preservation practices and issues in Virginia and the United States. Emphasizes legislation, policies, and methodologies that form our present national, state, and local preservation systems.
Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIS 185 - Introduction to Museum Education
Explores the basic elements of museum education, the different programming techniques museums use to reach all types of audiences, and the ways museums identify audiences. This course is cross-listed with ART 185. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Credit - 3 Lecture - 3 hoursTotal - 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIS 211 - History of England I
Examines the history of England from the Neolithic period up through 1714.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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HIS 214 - History of Scotland
Examines topics in Scottish history from ancient times to the present. Includes major social, economic, political and religious developments.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours.
3 credits
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HIS 218 - Introduction to Digital History
Introduces the methods, theories and practices of digital history.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIS 271 - The American Frontier: 1607-1890
Studies the expansion across North America by peoples of Old World descent, the interaction of these settlers with the native nations they encountered, and the effects of this dynamic zone of contact between Old World and New World on American society, values, identity, and character.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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HIT 100 - Introduction to the Health Care Delivery System
Introduces the organization of the health care delivery system. Introduces the concepts necessary to be a successful professional in the health care industry. Covers the roles various health professionals, issues in health care with implications for health care workers, and skills unique to the health care setting.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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HIT 130 - Introduction to Computers in Health Care
: Introduces students to computers in health care. Provides a basic overview of computer architecture, common software applications and their use in health care, electronic data management, adoption of the electronic health record (EHR), and privacy and security.
Lecture 2 hours per week. Lab 3 hours per week. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIT 132 - Health-IT Infrastructure Development
Introduces the various systems life cycles. Covers processes in the design of electronic health information systems, operational management, and medico legal issues facing health care.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIT 141 - Introduction to Health Care and Health-IT in the U.S.
Focuses on how health care is organized and services are delivered in the evolving electronic health care environment. Covers public policy, the interrelationship of health care facilities and regulatory organizations, legal and regulatory issues, health care financing, the history and adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and health-IT, and reinforces the roles of health care professionals. Covers evolving health care initiatives in the electronic environment.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIT 229 - Performance Improvement and Data Usage in Health Care
Explores the history and development of the performance improvement process. Addresses licensure/accreditation, utilization management, risk management, process management, and the medical staff credentialing and privileging. Covers clinical communication and health information exchange. Covers approaches to assess patient safety, implementing quality management and reporting using electronic systems.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIT 230 - Computer Applications in Health Care
Covers systems planning, acquisition, implementation, technology support, strategic planning and governance; as well as threats to security of health information. Covers the value and organization of health care information systems (IS) and the role of the Information Technology (IT) Department.
Lecture 3 hours. Credits 3.
3 credits
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HIT 233 - Working with Electronic Health Records
Provides an in depth analysis of the electronic health record (EHR). Explores the features of EHRs as they relate to practical deployment in the health care setting.
Credits 3 hours. Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HIT 235 - Emerging Technologies in Health-IT
Provides an overview of various emerging technologies. Explores how health care technologies are used to treat patients, promote safety, and improve patient care. Discusses legal issues created by implementation of the electronic health record.
Credits 3 hours. Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HLT 101 - Introduction to the Role of Pharmacy Technician
Provides an overview of pharmacy practice, drug classifications and generic substitutions, and the role and responsibility of a pharmacy technician professional. Focuses on the essentials required for excelling in the pharmacy technician role.
Lecture 1-3 hours. Total 1-3 hours per week.
1-3 credits
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HLT 123 - Understanding Cancer
Explores the prevention, development, progression, and treatment of cancer. Discusses lifestyle risk factors and screening recommendations for specific cancers. Emphasizes healthy behaviors and coping strategies for cancer patients and their caregivers.
(2-3 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
None required at VCCS level
2-3 credits
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HLT 124 - Understanding Diabetes
Explores the development, progression, treatment and prevention of diabetes. Emphasizes healthy meal planning, physical activity, monitoring behaviors, medications, coping and communication strategies for Type II diabetes.
Lecture 2 hours per week, 2 credits
2 credits
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HLT 125 - Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise Science
Presents basic principles of human anatomy and physiology including the body structure, systems and functions. The course provides a foundation to build and apply concepts in the study of Exercise Science, Group Fitness, Personal Training, and related fitness studies.
3 Credits, 3 Hours Lecture, 3 Contact Hours
None
3 credits
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HLT 140 - Orientation to Health Related Professions
Explores the interrelated roles and functions of various members of the health team.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1- 2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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HLT 145 - Ethics for Health Care Personnel
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 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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HLT 150 - Cross Cultural Health and Wellness Practices
Explores prevailing cultural values toward health and wellness and compares them with cultures around the world.Presents concepts related to communication, spirituality, family and gender roles, dietary restrictions, traditional practices, reaction to pain and end-of-life decisions.
Lecture 1-2 hours hours per week.
None
1-2 credits
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HLT 203 - Men's Health
Provides an overview of the male anatomy and examines health status from across the lifespan from an interdisciplinary perspective. Includes the following topics: major, chronic and infectious diseases; mental health; andropause; stress; sleep; aging; exercise; nutrition; sexual health; grooming; and the impact of a male role model on health.
(3? Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
None
3 credits
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HLT 210 - Workplace Stress Management
Provides an understanding of the multi-dimensional impacts of stress and its manifestation in the workplace. Explores specific strategies for eliminating, changing and managing stressors in the workplace.
Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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HLT 217 - Exercise and Nutrition for Behavioral Change
Studies the principles of behavioral change. Applies the stages of change as it relates to motivation in the fitness and nutrition industry.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HLT 228 - Principles of Public Health
Provides an overview of public health in America and globally with an emphasis on fundamental functions, essential services and health determinants. Explores the history, core areas and current trends within public health as well as how public health affects individuals and populations.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HLT 232 - Healthy and Active Classrooms
Analyzes teaching tools and learning styles to enable K-5 educators to instruct health concepts and integrate physical activity into the classroom. Emphasis is placed on developing and demonstrating engaging, grade-appropriate activities that meet school curricula standards and address current issues in health and activity. Strategies for promoting activity and healthful behaviors within the school and community are also discussed.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None required at VCCS level
3 credits
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HLT 235 - Diagnostic Cardiography
Prepares students for a certification test as a Certified Cardiographic Technician. Focuses on electrocardiograms (ECGs), stress tests, ambulatory monitoring and rhythm analysis.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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HLT 241 - Global Health Perspectives
Examines global health issues and prevention efforts. Analyzes the complex relationship between economics, environment, culture and values in resolving health disparities. Discussion topics include infectious diseases, malnutrition, maternal/child/newborn health, chronic diseases, and emerging infections.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None required at VCCS level
3 credits
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HLT 244 - Healthcare in the United States
Examines the history, structure and functions of healthcare in the United States. Discusses services, providers, settings, technologies, financing and regulation. Analyzes current issues and future directions of healthcare with respect to cost, access and quality of care.
(2-3 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
None required at VCCS level
2-3 credits
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HMS 171 - Advancing Youth Development
Provides an overview of principles of youth development research and the impact on the youth work field.
Lecture 2 - 3 hours. Total Contact 2 -3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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HMS 230 - Ethics in Human Services
Examines ethical concepts specific to human services organizations and careers. Considers self-determination, informed consent, confidentiality, boundaries, conflict of interest, dual relationships, as well as value clarification and the impact of culture.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HMS 277 - Strategies for Engaging Youth in Innovative Learning and Thinking
Focuses on applying creativity and innovation theories to youth development environments by human services counselors and workers in the youth development field. Incorporates theoretical content with strategies for application in an experiential setting and covers creative competencies, personal visioning, creative collaboration, creative problem solving, whole brain theory, and exploration of general creativity theory.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: HMS 170
3 credits
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HMS 285 - Advanced Client Interviewing
Develops the advanced skills necessary to interview clients in the social services setting. Emphasizes practical applications
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HRI 109 - Introduction to Restaurant Management
Introduces the history, opportunities, problems and trends of restaurant management. Covers the organization and responsibilities of managing a restaurant including human resources, general business considerations and management theory.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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HRI 119 - Applied Nutrition for Food Service
Studies food composition, nutrition science, and application of nutrition principles by the food service professional. Provides the student with a basic understanding of human nutrition and application of nutrition in the service of commercially prepared meals. A laboratory co-requisite (HRI 122) may be required as identified by the college.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 2 - 3 hours. Total Contact 2 - 3 hours per week.
A laboratory co-requisite (HRI 122) may be required as identified by the college.
2-3 credits
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HRI 122 - Applied Nutrition for Food Service Laboratory
Includes application of skill sets for understanding, reviewing, revising, scaling, and preparing existing recipes and the creation of new recipes with a focus on healthy cooking techniques, alternative products, and critical thinking.
Laboratory 5 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
1 credits
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HRI 136 - Storeroom Operations and Inventory Management Laboratory
Explores through laboratory activities the flow of foods, beverages, and supplies in food service establishments, including product identification, purchasing, receiving, storage, measuring, data entry systems, inventory, and evaluation through discussion and demonstration.
Laboratory 5 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
1 credits
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HRI 159 - Introduction to Hospitality Industry Computer Systems
Familiarizes students with computerized information technology to manage information, support decision-making and analysis, improve processes, increase productivity and enhance customer service in the hospitality industry.
Credit 3 - 4. Lecture 2 -3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total contact 4 -5 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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HRI 226 - Leadership and Kitchen Management
Presents advanced principles of the foodservice industry by exploring modern leadership techniques, effective management routines, characteristics of strong leadership, employee selection and hiring, performance reviews, and career development.
Credits - 2 - 3. Lecture - 2 - 3 hours per week. Total Contact - 2 - 3 hours per week.
None
2-3 credits
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HRI 230 - Exhibition Management
Studies the management of trade shows and expositions. Addresses the basic structure of exhibition organizations, attendee and exhibitor needs, purposes and types of shows, facilities, promotion, trends, and employment opportunities.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HRI 237 - Current Issues & Environmental Responsibilities in the Hospitality Industry
Studies aspects of the evolving hospitality industry, including the collective impact of environmental stewardship and sustainability, local sourcing of products and ingredients, greening of hospitality businesses, cost-benefit analyses of sustainability decisions, and ethical questions related to these topics. Environmental Sustainability Designation: Course content related to the study of
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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HRI 259 - Beverage Management
Involves the systematic study of beverages, emphasizing the use of beverages as a
Lecture 2 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HRI 281 - Artisan Breads
Provides an integrated study of both classical and modern baking methods. Focuses on craft baking using simple ingredients to create superior products.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HRI 285 - Chocolate and Sugar Arts
Focuses on an integrated study of chocolate and sugar as used by the pastry artist to create candies, confections and showpieces.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HRI 286 - Wedding and Specialty Cakes
Provides an integrated study of classical and contemporary wedding and specialty cakes.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HRI 287 - Contemporary Culinary Artistry and Innovation
Studies market-driven culinary trends and contemporary culinary artistry. Covers contemporary nutrition concerns and special dietary needs; alternative business models; innovative plate presentation, flavors, textures, and design elements; molecular gastronomy; and preparation of traditional and nontraditional foods for modern presentation.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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HRI 288 - Health-Conscious Baking
Provides students with an understanding of the ingredients and methods used in creating healthy and special needs breads, pastries, cookies, and other desserts.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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HRT 135 - Training for Commercial Pesticide Application
Introduces students to the principles and practices for safe pesticide usage as required by law in the state of Virginia. Prepares students for the official tests administered by VDACS (Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services).
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HUM 153 - Introduction to Appalachian Studies
Explores the Appalachian region from a cross-disciplinary perspective, with readings on Appalachia drawn primarily from the humanities. Considers the historical, environmental, political and economic contexts that shape Appalachia.
Course Credits 3, Lecture 3
3 credits
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HUM 216 - Survey of Non-Western Cultures
Introduces students to beliefs, historical developments, and forms of creative expression that have shaped cultures in regions outside Europe and North America (non-western). Studies the cultures, values, creative expressions, and historical development of selected non-western regions of the world: Asia, Africa, Middle East, Oceania, or the Pre-Columbian Americas.
Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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HUM 218 - Survey of Horror
Surveys and analyzes the horror genre, focusing on the psychological, anthropological, and historical background of monsters. Acquaints students with recurring horror themes in literature, art, and popular culture from around the world.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
Fluency in Standard American English. Recommend proficiency in reading and writing at English 111 level
3 credits
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IDS 122 - Staging for Interior Designers
Introduces staging and its importance in preparing a private residence for sale. Focuses on market trends, competitive pricing strategies, and marketing techniques. Includes interior and exterior repairs, upgrades, and re-design techniques relevant to preparing a property for sale. Identifies simple re-design techniques to create buyer interest.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total Contact 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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IDS 130 - Introduction to Kitchen and Bath Design Systems
Introduces quality kitchen and bath design elements in accordance with recognized industry standards. Presents basic components of kitchen and bath design, including assessment of existing conditions and construction systems, measurement, product selection, specification, and communication of the design. Teaches coordination of kitchen and bath design with existing structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and ventilation systems.
3 credits. 3 lecture hours. 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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IDS 247 - Kitchen and Bath Design Software
Introduces software used primarily for designing kitchens and bathrooms. Includes room design concepts and standard appliance and fixture layouts.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Laboratory 2 - 4 hours. Total Contact 3 - 5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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IDS 285 - Portfolio and Resume Preparation for Interior Designers
Introduces the proper elements of a professional resume for employment in the field. Focuses on the preparation of portfolio content, recorded images, and construction methods. Introduces various methods of digital production of portfolio materials, as well as traditional formats. Includes detailed instruction on proper oral presentation skills, interview preparation and techniques, and professional dress and behaviors.
Credits 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total Contact 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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IND 123 - Introduction to Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
Covers basic Lean and Six Sigma concepts. Examines the importance of Lean and Six Sigma as pertaining to the world of manufacturing. Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate the impact of Lean and Six Sigma manufacturing environment.
Lecture 1 hour, Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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IND 138 - Industrial Leadership and Career Development
Covers the importance of effective and ethical organizational behavior in career development. Provides students with guidance on how to be a high performance team member. Presents the tools necessary to manage and motivate team members in a manufacturing environment. Focuses on communication skills, professionalism, and ethics. Examines conflict resolution skills and the ability to identify behavioral types.
Lecture 1 hour, Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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IND 141 - Introduction to Paperboard Packaging
Introduces students to paperboard packaging production that includes paper making, substrates, basic packaging designs, processes, materials and machinery used to make folded paperboard packaging. Covers sustainability and recycling.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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IND 147 - Basic Die-Cutting for Packaging
Introduces dies and patterns used to make folded packaging. Prepares students to be familiar with the major steps in the die cutting process, and prepares them to operate the die cutting equipment.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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IND 148 - Basic Folding and Gluing for Packaging
Introduces methods of folding and gluing of various carton packaging. Prepares students to be familiar with major steps in the folding and gluing process and how to operate the folding and gluing equipment.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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IND 247 - Intermediate Die-Cutting for Packaging
Develop progressive methods of die cutting, die nicking, ejection rubbering, and counter plate selection and application.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
Pre-requisite: IND 147
3 credits
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IND 248 - Intermediate Folding and Gluing for Packaging
Develop advanced methods in folding and gluing to include complex package layouts, make-ready procedures, tooling preparation, installation and application of spring and rotary hooks and glue head placement in addition to glue pattern application.
Credits - 3. Lecture - 2 hours per week. Laboratory - 2 hours per week. Total Contact - 4 hours per week.
Pre-Requisite: IND 148
3 credits
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INS 112 - Instrumentation Fundamentals
Presents the preparatory fundamentals of instrumentation including hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation loops, and temperature. Examines the basic principles of hydraulics, pneumatics, transducers, thermometers, gauges, and calibration.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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INS 230 - Instrumentation I
Presents the fundamental scientific principles of process control including temperature, pressure, level, and flow measurements. Topics include transducers, thermometers, and gauges are introduced along with calibration.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3-4 hours. Total 5-7 hours per week.
Prerequisites: ETR 113 and ETR 144
3-4 credits
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INS 231 - Instrumentation II
Continues INS 230. Covers common techniques for measuring the dynamic response of processes. Topics include transmitters and telemetering along with process control systems.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3-4 hours. Total 5-7 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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INS 233 - Process Control Integration
Presents computer automation including PLCs, SCADA, and PC-based systems to control processes. Topics such as PLC control and computer data acquisition are introduced where students will use existing systems or build systems and control these systems with PLCs and computer data acquisition systems. Assesses students through test and project evaluations and the course will be assessed by graduate feedback. Prerequisite: INS 230, and ELE 233.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3-4 hours. Total 5-7 hours per week.
Prerequisites: INS 230 and ELE 233
3-4 credits
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INT 142 - ASL Discourse Analysis
Introduces to the study of language and communication between Deaf and hearing clients. Focuses on the features of language use and their impact on communication success in American Sign Language and spoken English.
Lecture Hours: 3, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
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INT 237 - Interpreting ASL in Safe Settings
Studies roles, responsibilities, and experiences involved in interpreting American Sign Language (ASL) in community and educational settings, including ethical and business practices. Analyzes the specific linguistic needs of the clients, managing the environment, and resolving ethical concerns for interpreters.
(2-3 Cr.) Lecture 2-3 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): INT 133 and INT 134
2-3 credits
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ISR 130 - Principles of Insurance
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.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
3 credits
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ISR 260 - Commercial Insurance
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.
3 Credits, 3 Lecture, 3 Contact
Applied locally
3 credits
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ISR 262 - Personal Insurance
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.
3 Credits, 3 Lecture, 3 Contact
None
3 credits
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ISR 266 - Life and Health Insurance
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.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
3 credits
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ISR 270 - Insurance Agency Operations and Technology
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.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
Applied locally
3 credits
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ITE 128 - Intro to Word Processing Software
Provides basic knowledge of word processing tools to include designing a variety of basic documents and formatting for presentation and printing.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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ITE 129 - Introduction to Presentation Software
Provides basic knowledge of presentation software to include presentation creation,
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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ITE 225 - Mobile Computing
Focuses on the key technical and business issues related to mobile computing: mobile environments, support services, mobile communication systems, and applications.
Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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ITN 126 - Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics
Provides skills needed to ideate, design, prototype, and present the business value of an end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solution utilizing sensors and actuators, gateways, wired and wireless network connections and cloud services. Covers fundamentals of data analytics and the tools needed to apply data analyses to solve problems.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ITN 217 - MAC Operating System Administration
Covers the installation, configuration and administration of Apple's MAC operating system client software.
Credits 3-4 hours. Lecture 3-4 hours.
3-4 credits
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ITN 218 - Server Infrastructure Design and Implementation (Specify Version)
Provides the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical server environment with an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ITN 219 - Advanced Server Infrastructure Design and Implementation (Specify Version)
Covers designing and implementation of advanced features in a server infrastructure.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ITN 231 - Desktop Virtualization
Explores the concepts and capabilities of desktop and application virtualization with a focus on the installation, configuration, and management of the virtual desktop and application infrastructure.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits
3-4 credits
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ITN 246 - IP Routing (ROUTE) - CISCO
Provides the skills and knowledge to implement, monitor, and maintain routing services in an enterprise network.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ITN 247 - IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) - CISCO
Provides the skills and knowledge to implement, monitor, and maintain switching in the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture.
Credits 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ITN 248 - IP Network Troubleshooting and Maintenance (TSHOOT) - Cisco
Provides instruction to monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot a complex converged network.
Credit 3 - 4. Lecture 3 - 4 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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ITN 257 - Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services
Focuses on cloud infrastructure, deployment, security models, and the key considerations in migrating to cloud computing. Covers the technologies and processes required to build traditional, virtualized, and cloud data center environments, including computation, storage, networking, desktop and application virtualization, business continuity, security, and management.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
None
3-4 credits
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ITN 258 - Cloud Computing: Backup and Recovery
Focuses on backup and recovery concepts and technologies used in cloud computing and virtualized environments. Covers backup and recovery theory, methods, and planning, including replication, synchronization, snapshots, disaster recovery planning (DRP), and business continuity planning (BCP).
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
None
3-4 credits
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ITP 137 - Programming IOS Devices
Examines object-oriented Objective C design and programming concepts for Mac OS X, iPhone and iPad. Introduces the tools and APIs for the latest iOS SDK, and how they fit together to build full-featured iOS and Mac OS X applications.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits.
3-4 credits
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ITP 226 - Mobile Java Android Development
Provides the necessary design and programming skills required for developing applications on mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.). Utilize the Java-based Android Development Kit to create Android applications, from concept to business model to final product.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits.
3-4 credits
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ITP 227 - Advanced Android Application Development
Focuses on the development of the advanced Android app. Surveys tools, technologies, principles, and patterns that underpin all Android app development. Emphasizes communication protocols in the Android Platform and secure coding practices of mobile app development.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): ITP 266 or Instructor Permission
4 credits
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ITP 245 - Developing User Interfaces
Provides instruction in the creation of computer application user interfaces that offer
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
4 credits
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ITP 247 - Native Mobile Programming (Specify Platform)
Covers programming skills for creating native applications in (specify platform) for wireless devices. Discusses the unique constraints for programming mobile apps and introduces the student to the key business and technology skills required to work in this field.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week. 3-4 credits.
3-4 credits
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ITP 270 - Programming for Cybersecurity
Teaches scripting techniques for automating security tasks such as network monitoring and penetration testing using a high-level programming language common to cybersecurity professionals. Includes how to write custom tools and the basics of developing software exploits.
Lecture 3-4 hours. Total 3-4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ITP 100, Software Design
3-4 credits
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LGL 110 - Introduction to the Law and the Paralegal
Introduces various areas of law in which a paralegal may be employed. Includes study of the court system (Virginia and federal); a brief overview of criminal law, torts, family law, evidence, the U.C.C., contracts, and ethics; the role of the paralegal; and other areas of interest.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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LGL 117 - Family Law
Studies elements of a valid marriage, grounds for divorce and annulment, separation, defenses, custody, support, adoptions, and applicable tax consequences. Includes property settlement agreements, pre- and ante-nuptial agreements, pleadings, and rules of procedure. May include specific federal and Virginia consumer laws.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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LGL 125 - Legal Research
Provides an understanding of various components of a law library, and emphasizes research skills through the use of digests, encyclopedias, reporter systems, codes, citations, ALR, and other research tools. May include research through electronic databases, overview of computer applications, and writing projects.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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LGL 200 - Ethics for the Paralegal
Examines general principles of ethical conduct applicable to paralegals. Includes the application of rules of ethics to the practicing paralegal.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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LGL 215 - Torts
Studies fundamental principles of the law of torts and may include preparation and use of pleadings and other documents involved in the trial of a civil action. Emphasizes intentional torts, negligence, personal injury, products liability, and malpractice cases.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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LGL 220 - Administrative Practice and Procedure
Surveys applicable administrative laws, including the Privacy Act, the Administrative Process Act, and Freedom of Information Act. Studies practice and procedure involving the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, State Corporation Commission, Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission, Social Security Administration, Virginia Employment Commission, and other administrative agencies.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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LGL 221 - E-Practice
Prepares students to electronically file (e-file) in federal court, state court, and appropriate administrative agencies. Provides the student with the proper information on electronic discovery (e-discovery), including how data are requested, located, and searched in the course of litigation. Focuses on the proper process required to be in conformance with the appropriate laws.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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LGL 222 - Information Technology for the Paralegal
Provides extensive instruction on the use of technology in the law office, including word processing tools, spreadsheet programs, database management systems, office management programs, case management programs, electronic mail, the cloud, and use of the Internet in the practice of law.
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours. Total contact 3 hours per week.
ITE 115 or divisional approval
3 credits
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LGL 236 - Elder Law
Explores the legal issues affecting the elderly population, including Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, retirement housing and long-term care options, age discrimination, elder abuse and neglect, and estate and planning issues related to incapacity-guardianship, advanced medical directives, power of attorney, and end-of-life decisions.
Credits: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
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MAC 108 - Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Grinding
Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate proper techniques in computer numerically controlled (CNC) outside diameter (OD), internal diameter (ID), and surface grinding. Covers the programming and operation of various CNC grinders and the set-up of selected grinding operations. Focuses on understanding the importance of machine parameters and wheel selection to surface finish in grinding applications.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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MAC 125 - Introduction to Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing in Machining
Focuses on basic topics in geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). Covers internationally recognized GD&T symbols. Explains the importance of a feature control frame. Teaches the Cartesian coordinate system in relation to precision components. Examines theoretical and practical concepts of geometric controls relative to design, tooling, production, and inspection.
Lecture hours 3 per week.
3 credits
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MAC 130 - Introduction to Electric Discharge Machining (EDM)
Introduces the equipment, processes, and components of electric discharge machining. Includes basic operation and programming for computer numerical control (CNC) electric discharge machining (EDM).
2 credits. Lecture 1 hour per week, Lab 2 hours per week, Total 3 contact hours per week.
Basic understanding of computer numerical control (CNC)
2 credits
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MAC 134 - CMM Operation and Programming
Focuses on inspection using a Coordinate Measuring Machine. Includes hands-on demonstration of CMM setup, initialization and operation. Covers the essential aspects of the software and CMM operation, using a sample part for hands-on practice.
(2 Cr.) Lecture 1 hour. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Determined by College
2 credits
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MAC 211 - Dimensional Inspection I
Focuses on the proper selection, application and care of basic tools and measuring techniques required for reliable inspection. Teaches students the inspector?s role in compliance and reliability. Part I of II.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 7 hours per week.
MAC 209
3 credits
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MAC 212 - Dimensional Inspection II
Applies the differential coefficient of expansion to measurements. Demonstrates proficiency in obtaining multiple measurements from a reference plane to inspect a single feature. Demonstrates proficiency using the computer assisted optical comparator to measure circles, arcs, and angles in addition to using surface roundness and surface finish gauges. Covers the techniques for establishing part alignments, centerlines, rotation, and elevation. Provides students with opportunity to compare coordinate measuring machine (CMM) results to bench inspection results. Part II of II.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 6. Total 7 hours per week.
MAC 211
3 credits
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MAC 218 - Intermediate CMM Operation and Programming
Covers intermediate level coordinate measuring machine (CMM) programming and operation. Includes application of CMM programming to inspect complex components, set-up and operation of intermediate CMM operations in addition to the creation of graphical reports based on CMM measurement results. Features the generation of inspection reports based on geometrical dimensioning and importing CMM measurement data into a statistical process control database.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
MAC 134 and MAC 209
2 credits
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MAC 224 - Advanced Tooling Applications
Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate the techniques for selecting proper tool applications. Focuses on complex tool geometries and their effects on machining parameters in a precision environment. Examines production advantages of advanced tooling applications. Highlights 5-axis milling programming to maximize tool life and optimize performance.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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MAC 251 - Advanced Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Modeling and Simulation
Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate the usage of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) in a complex 5-axis milling and 3-axis turning environment. Examines model and program complex parts using computer-aided design (CAD) and CAM software and features various complex multi-axis machining methods and applications. Applies machining methods to a flow cell precision machining production environment to witness positive production and quality impacts.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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MAC 254 - Machining Flow Cell IT Integration
Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate process and quality control through the use of information technology (IT) systems in the manufacturing environment. Covers the use of measure cuts in high-end machining, systems communication, and data transfer to monitor productivity and quality. Features tools to monitor part quality in process.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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MAC 255 - Introduction to Supply Chain Strategies for Industry
Focuses on effective supply chain strategies for industry. Covers first article part inspections and production validation. Demonstrates flow cell ideology in a live flow cell production environment. Examines value stream mapping, customer/supplier roles, and quality systems in addition to proper health and safety guidelines.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 6 hours, Total 7 hours per week.
3 credits
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MAC 256 - Multi-axis Machine Tool Set-up, Programming and Operation
Covers the programming and operation of high end 5-axis milling and 3-axis turning machines. Features complex set-ups on 5-axis milling and 3-axis turning machines. Examines technical instructions and guidelines set forth by a flow cell precision machining environment. Demonstrates the necessary standard and quality audits associated with a machining flow cell.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 6 hours, Total 7 hours per week.
3 credits
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MAC 257 - Precision Machining Flow Cell Capstone
Provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate various machining methods such as 5-axis milling, 3-axis turning, internal diameter (ID) and outside diameter (OD) grinding in addition to vertical and wire electrical discharge machining (EDM). Covers coordinate measuring machine (CMM) programming and measuring, tool presetting and validation. Examines Lean and Six Sigma methodology in a live precision machining flow cell.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 9 hours, Total 10 hours per week.
4 credits
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MAC 258 - Tool Inspection, Validation and Presetting
Covers the importance of tool management and tool presetting in a production environment. Examines tool presetting and tool presetter programming. Provides students with the opportunity to inspect and validate complex tool geometry using a computer numerical controlled (CNC) tool presetter.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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MCR 1 - Learning Support for Basic Technical Mathematics
Provides mathematical instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level but still need further preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in college-level Basic Technical Mathematics. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Basic Technical Mathematics results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Completion of any one of the MTE units 1-3. Corequisite: MTH 111.
1-2 credits
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MCR 2 - Learning Support for Fundamentals of Reasoning
Provides mathematical instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level but still need further preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in college-level Fundamentals of Reasoning. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Fundamentals of Reasoning results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of any one of the MTE 1-3 modules. Corequisite: MTH 130
1-2 credits
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MCR 3 - Learning Support for Technical Mathematics
Provides mathematical instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level but still need further preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in college-level Technical Mathematics. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Technical Mathematics results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Completion of any four of the MTE units 1-6. Corequisite: MTH 131.
1-2 credits
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MCR 4 - Learning Support for Quant Reasoning
Provides instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college- level Quantitative Reasoning. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in MTH 154. Credits are not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Quantitative Reasoning results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of any three of the MTE modules 1-5 and Corequisite: MTH 154: Quantitative Reasoning
1-2 credits
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MCR 5 - Learning Support for Statistical Reasoning
Provides instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level Statistical Reasoning. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in MTH 155. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Statistical Reasoning results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Completion of any three of the MTE modules 1-5 and Corequisite: MTH 155: Statistical Reasoning
1-2 credits
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MCR 6 - Learning Support for PreCalculus I
Provides instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level Precalculus. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in MTH 161. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Precalculus I results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of any seven of the MTE modules 1-9 and Corequisite: MTH 161: Precalculus I.
1-2 credits
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MCR 7 - Learning Support for PreCalculus with Trigonometry
Provides instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level Precalculus but still need further preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in MTH 167. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Precalculus w/ Trig results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of any seven of the MTE modules 1-9 and Corequisite: MTH 167: Precalculus with Trigonometry
1-2 credits
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MCR 8 - Learning Support for Business Mathematics
Provides mathematical instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level but still need further preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in college-level Business Mathematics. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Business Mathematics results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Completion of any one of the MTE units 1-3. Corequisite: MTH 132.
1-2 credits
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MCR 9 - Learning Support in Mathematics for Health Professions
Provides mathematical instruction for students who require minimum preparation for college-level but still need further preparation to succeed. Students in this course will be co-enrolled in college-level Mathematics for Health Professions. Credits not applicable toward graduation and do not replace MTE courses waived. Successful completion of Mathematics for Health Professions results in the prerequisite MTE modules being satisfied.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Completion of any one of the MTE units 1-3. Corequisite: MTH 133.
1-2 credits
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MDL 243 - Introduction to Clinical Molecular Diagnostics
Provides the fundamentals of genetics and inheritance along with an overview of the basic principles of clinical molecular diagnostics. Discusses the use of common molecular techniques in the diagnosis of disease.
2 Credits, Lecture 2 hours per week.
Must be in the final year of the Medical Laboratory Technology AAS degree program or have division approval.
2 credits
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MDL 260 - Laboratory Instrumentation
Teaches the theory, principles of operation, methodologies, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the more common instrumentation used in the clinical laboratory.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 2-5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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MDL 266 - Clinical Chemistry Techniques
Includes performing of clinical chemistry methodologies and operation of typical instrumentation in a clinical laboratory or simulated laboratory setting.
(3-4 Cr.) Lab 9-12 hours. Total 12-16 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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MDL 276 - Clinical Hematology Techniques
Stresses performing hematological and coagulation methods and operation of typical instrumentation in a clinical laboratory or simulated laboratory setting.
(3-4 Cr.) Lab 9-12 hours. Total 12-16 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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MDL 277 - Clinical Blood Banking Techniques
Provides training in techniques, procedures, and interpretations in Blood Banking in a clinical laboratory or simulated laboratory setting.
Laboratory 12 hours per week. Credits 4 hours.
4 credits
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MEC 122 - 3D Printing for Engineering Design
Provides an overview of rapid technologies in Additive Manufacturing that are high productivity tools designed to cut lead times, reduce time to market, increase the quality of the product, and improve collaboration within the organization.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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MEC 135 - Mechanics Laboratory
Analyzes tension, compression, torsion, bending, fatigue, impact strength, and hardness of materials. Addresses static and dynamic stresses and strains. Provides for statistical evaluation of data. Includes experiments and/or demonstrations.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
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MEC 140 - Introduction to Mechatronics
Presents foundational concepts in mechatronics including analog and digital electronics, sensors, actuators, microprocessors, and microprocessor interfacing to electromechanical systems. Surveys components and measurement equipment used in the design, installation, and repair of mechatronic equipment and circuits.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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MEC 148 - Industrial Pipefitting
Covers the fundamentals of industrial piping installation, components, and layout. Considers the types of pipe and fabrication of piping systems, as well as the methods used to connect them.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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MEC 168 - Pump Systems
Introduces the principles and applications of various commercial and industrial pumps and pumping systems with setups to calculate and measure pressure, flow and velocity of fluids within pumping systems.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week,
2-3 credits
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MEC 169 - Steam Systems
Introduces the components, principles and applications of various commercial and industrial steam and thermal controlled systems. Covers how to calculate and measure pressure, flow and system performance.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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MEC 208 - Materials Handling and Forklift Operation
Provides guidance and hands-on experience in the use of jib, overhead cranes and the rigging involved for lifting/moving materials and working safely. Covers forklift training and safety issues for operating a forklift on the job site.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
SAF 130 or equivalent.
2 credits
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MEC 252 - Mechanical Systems Maintenance
Covers the application of the principles of mechanical component maintenance as they apply to complete mechanical systems, such as pumps, conveyors, and packaging machines.
3 credits. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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MEC 253 - Preventative and Predictive Maintenance
Presents the concepts of preventative and predictive maintenance needed to increase machine up-time and reliability, product quality, and plant productivity.
3 credits. 2 Lecture hours. 2 Laboratory hours. 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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MEC 268 - Fluid Power - Hydraulic Systems
Studies hydraulic components and their integration into complex systems including system analysis and troubleshooting. Introduces design considerations necessary for repair and modification. Covers closed loop control and proportional valves with electronic control.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture1 - 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 -4 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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MEC 269 - Fluid Power - Pneumatic Systems
Teaches pneumatic components, systems and trouble analysis. Introduces basic design for modification and repair. Covers open loop control, fluidics, robotics and computer controls.
Credits 2 - 3. Lecture 1 - 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 - 4 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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MKT 221 - Public Relations
Introduces public relations as a marketing activity and focuses on media relations, publicity, strategic planning, public relations research, communication with multiple audiences, and the elements of an effective public relations campaign to influence public opinion. Equips students with the basis skills for writing publicity materials and coordinating public relations campaigns and media kits. This course is cross-listed with CST 221. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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MKT 284 - Social Media Marketing
Surveys the use of social networks and online communities such as blogs, wikis, virtual events that allow companies to expand their interaction with customers and develop relationships with collaborative communities. Emphasizes the ongoing transformation of the way companies adjust their marketing plans to improve interaction with customers online.
Credit Hours: 3, Lecture Hours: 3, Lab Hours: 0, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
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MRT 120 - Introduction to Ship Systems
Introduces basic aspects of shipboard work, including: shipboard jobs, shipboard safety, ship classes, knot typing, ships nomenclatures, compartmentation, basic applied math skills, basic hand tools and working in confined spaces.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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MRT 130 - Marine Maintenance Mechnaics
Introduces the various subjects comprising the study of mechanics to meet the unique requirements of marine practice. Includes basic nomenclature, construction and function of hulls, motive power principles, propellers, steering systems, controls, electrical equipment, instruments, and accessories.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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MRT 137 - Basic Marine Electrical Circuits
Focuses on basic electrical circuits common to small boat operations. Includes fundamentals of generators, alternators and their regulators, storage batteries, lighting systems instruments, protective devices, and all other primary power circuits, and the proper methods of installation, testing, trouble shooting, and repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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MRT 140 - Introduction to Hydraulics and Hydraulics Systems
Focuses on the fundamentals of basic symbols and diagrams of fluid power circuits. Includes control circuits from single motion to multiple interlocks, selection and use of common hydraulic components, operation and maintenance of shipboard pumps to include fuel transfer, raw water, fresh water, deck power, bilge and ballast, and sanitary electrical control of hydraulic circuits by switches, relays and solenoids.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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MRT 157 - Small Outboard Engine Servcie
Focuses on the construction, theory of operation, maintenance and repair of small outboard motors. Includes modern diagnostic and test procedures, trouble shooting and repair followed by actual test tank operation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits
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MRT 158 - Inboard Engine Service
Focuses on maintenance, repair and overhaul of modern gasoline inboard engines, drive components and stern drives. Stresses water diagnosis and test procedures.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits
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MRT 159 - Large Outboard Engine Service
Focuses on the construction, theory of operation, maintenance and repair of larger outboard motors. Includes conventional D.C. battery charging systems and alternator theory, operation and maintenance, conventional and capacitive discharge ignition system, hydraulic system, modern diagnostic and test procedures, trouble shooting and repair followed by actual test tank operation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits
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MRT 160 - Marine Electrical for Maritime Vessels
Focuses on basic electrical circuits common to maritime vessel electrical systems. Includes fundamentals of AC power plants, electrical and lighting circuits, protective devices, and all other primary power circuits, and the proper methods of installation, testing, troubleshooting, and repair.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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MRT 165 - Stern Drive Transmission Service
Teaches the fundamentals of stern drive marine propulsion units versus conventional shaft and propeller configurations. Stresses differences in shafting, bearings, lubrication, and steering. Includes proper methods of operation and maintenance; also minor and major repair operations to include complete disassembly, inspection and trouble-shooting and repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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MRT 210 - Marine Electronics for Maritime Vessels
Focuses on theory of operation, service and repair of marine electronic systems. Includes control systems, navigation, RADAR, GPS, HF, VHF, satellite communications, lightning and corrosion protection systems.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits
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MRT 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
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MTE 1 - Operations with Positive Fractions
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. 1 Credit
Prerequisite: Qualifying placement score
1 credits
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MTE 2 - Operations with Positive Decimals and Percents
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
1 credits
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MTE 3 - Algebra Basics
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. 1 credit
Prerequisite: MTE 2 or qualifying placement score
1 credits
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MTE 4 - First Degree Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
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. 1 credit.
Prerequisite(s): MTE 3 or qualifying placement score.
1 credits
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MTE 5 - Linear Equations, Inequalities and Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables
: 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. 1 credit.
Prerequisite(s): MTE 4 or qualifying placement score.
1 credits
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MTE 6 - Exponents, Factoring and Polynomial Equations
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. 1 credit.
Prerequisite(s): MTE 5 or qualifying placement score.
1 credits
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MTE 7 - Rational Expressions and Equations
: 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. 1 credit.
Prerequisite(s): MTE 6 or qualifying placement score.
1 credits
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MTE 8 - Rational Exponents and Radicals
: 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.
1 credits
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MTE 9 - Functions, Quadratic Equations and Parabolas
: 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.
1 credits
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MTH 1 - Occupational Mathematics
Introduces contextualized mathematics concepts for specific occupational fields of study in order to make direct connections between basic skills and their applications to a career field. Topics may include arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Credits not applicable toward graduation and completion does not satisfy specific MTE modules.
Lecture 1-3 hours. Total 1-3 hours per week.
Corequisite(s): Requires enrollment in an entry level course of an occupational program as defined as career/technical education.
1 credits
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MTH 111 - 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
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MTH 130 - Fundamentals of Reasoning
Presents elementary concepts of algebra, linear graphing, financial literacy, descriptive statistics, and measurement & geometry. Based on college programs being supported by this course, colleges may opt to add additional topics such as logic or trigonometry. This course is intended for occupational/technical programs.
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 2
3 credits
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MTH 131 - Technical Mathematics
Presents algebra through unit conversion, trigonometry, vectors, geometry, and complex numbers. This course is intended for CTE programs.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-6 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 3
3 credits
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MTH 132 - Business Mathematics
Provides instruction, review, and drill in percentage, cash and trade discounts, mark-up, payroll, sales, property and other taxes, simple and compound interest, bank discounts, loans, investments, and annuities. This course is intended for occupational/technical programs.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-3 or as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 8
3 credits
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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
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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. This is a Passport Transfer course.
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
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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. This is a Passport Transfer course.
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
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MTH 156 - Elementary Geometry
Presents the fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and introduces non-Euclidean geometries and current topics.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: MTE 1-9 or placement.
3 credits
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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. This is a Passport Transfer course.
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
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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. This is a Passport Transfer course.
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
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MTH 165 - Finite Math
Presents topics in systems of equations, matrices, linear programming, mathematics of finance, counting theory, probability, and Markov Chains. Emphasis is placed on the development of mathematical skills that are then applied to business applications and models.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: MTE 1-9 or placement.
3 credits
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MTH 167 - PreCalculus with Trigonometry
Presents topics in power, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions, systems of equations, trigonometry, and trigonometric applications, including Law of Sines and Cosines, and an introduction to conics. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 167: Precalculus with Trigonometry and MTH 161/MTH 162: Precalculus I and II or equivalent. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 5 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 7: Learning Support for Precalculus w/ Trigonometry
5 credits
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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. This is a Passport Transfer course.
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
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MTH 246 - Statistics II
Completion of MTH 245: Statistics I or equivalent with a grade of C or better
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 245 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
3 credits
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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. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
3 credits
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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
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MTH 263 - Calculus I
Presents concepts of limits, derivatives, differentiation of various types of functions and use of differentiation rules, application of differentiation, antiderivatives, integrals and applications of integration. This is a Passport Transfer course.
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
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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. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 263 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.
4 credits
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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
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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
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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
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MTH 280 - College Geometry
Presents topics in Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries chosen to prepare individuals for teaching geometry at the high school level or for other areas of study applying geometric principles. Studies Euclid's geometry and its limitations, axiomatic systems, techniques of proof, and Hilbert's geometry, including the parallel postulates for Euclidean, hyperbolic, and elliptic geometries.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Completion of MTH 263, Calculus I with a grade of C or better or equivalent.
3 credits
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MTH 281 - Introductory Abstract Algebra
Introduces groups, isomorphisms, fields, homomorphisms, rings, and integral domains. Applicable to some education licensure programs; not intended for STEM majors.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Completion of MTH 263, Calculus I with a grade of C or better or equivalent.
3 credits
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MTH 283 - Probability and Statistics
Presents basic concepts of probability, discrete and continuous random variables, and probability distributions. Presents sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem, properties of point estimates and methods of estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear models and estimation by least squares, and analysis of variance.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Completion of MTH 264, Calculus II with a grade of C or better or equivalent.
3 credits
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MTH 288 - Discrete Mathematics
Presents topics in sets, counting, graphs, logic, proofs, functions, relations, mathematical induction, Boolean Algebra, and recurrence relations.
Lecture 3 credits. Total 3 credits per week.
Completion of MTH 263, Calculus I with a grade of C or better or equivalent.
3 credits
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MTH 289 - Differential Equations Extended
Presents systems of differential equations, power series solutions, Fourier series, Laplace transform and Fourier transform, partial differential equations, and boundary value problems. Designed as math elective course for mathematical, physical, and engineering science programs.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Completion of MTH 267, Differential Equations with a grade of C or better or equivalent.
3 credits
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MTH 3 - Bundle 1-3 - Operations with Fractions, Decimals, and Percents and Algebra Basics
Includes operations and problem solving with proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers without the use of a calculator; operations and problem solving with positive decimals and percents; basic operations with algebraic expressions and solving simple algebraic equations using signed numbers. Emphasizes applications and includes U. S. customary and metric units of measure. Credit is not applicable toward graduation.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Qualifying placement score
3 credits
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MTH 5 - Bundle 4-5 - First Degree Equations and Inequalities and Systems of Linear Equations
Includes solving first degree equations and inequalities containing one variable, and using them to solve application problems. Emphasizes applications and problem solving. 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 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): MTE 1-3 or qualifying placement score
2 credits
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MTH 9 - Bundle 6-9 - Exponents, Factoring, Poly Equations, Rational Expressions and ...
Includes performing operations on exponential expressions and polynomials, factoring polynomials, solving polynomial equations, simplifying rational algebraic expressions, solving rational algebraic equations, simplifying radical expressions, using rational exponents, solving radical equations, working with functions in different forms: ordered pair, graph, and equation form. Also introduces quadratic functions, their properties and their graphs. Emphasis should be on learning all the different factoring methods, and solving application problems using polynomial, rational and radical equations. Credit is not applicable toward graduation.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisites: MTE 1-5 or qualifying placement score.
4 credits
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MTT 1 - Developmental Mathematics (Technology-Based) I
Covers mathematics topics in a technology-based setting to prepare students for the study of college level mathematics courses and curricula. Designed for the study of one developmental math unit prescribed by the student's placement test results. Credits not applicable toward graduation.
Credit Hours: 1
Placement scores requiring the student to complete one developmental math unit.
1 credits
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MTT 2 - Developmental Mathematics (Technology-Based) II
Covers mathematics topics in a technology-based setting to prepare students for the study of college level mathematics courses and curricula. Designed for the study of any combination of two developmental math units prescribed by the student's placement test results. Credits not applicable toward graduation.
Credit Hours: 2
Placement scores requiring the student to complete two developmental math units.
2 credits
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MTT 3 - Developmental Mathematics (Technology-Based) III
Covers mathematics topics in a technology-based setting to prepare students for the study of college level mathematics courses and curricula. Designed for the study of any combination of three developmental math units prescribed by the student's placement test results. Credits not applicable toward graduation.
Credit Hours: 3
Placement scores requiring the student to complete three developmental math units.
3 credits
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MTT 4 - Developmental Mathematics (Technology-Based) IV
Covers mathematics topics in a technology-based setting to prepare students for the study of college level mathematics courses and curricula. Designed for the study of any combination of four developmental math units prescribed by the student's placement test results. Credits not applicable toward graduation.
Credit Hours: 4
Placement scores requiring the student to complete 4 developmental math units.
4 credits
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MUS 129 - Theatre/Musical Workshop
Enables students to work in various activities of a play production or a musical production including performance, orchestra, set design, stage carpentry, sound, costuming, lighting, stage managing, props, promotion, or stage crew. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours per week. This course is cross-listed with CST 136. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Variable hours per week.
1-6 credits
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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
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MUS 136 - Applied Music-Voice
Teaches singing, proper breath control, diction, and development of tone. Studies the standard vocal 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. One or two half-hour lessons per week. Four to eight hours practice required.
Laboratory 4-8 hours per week. Total 4-8 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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MUS 137 - Chorus Ensemble
Ensemble consists of performance from the standard repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques and interpretation. May be repeated for credit.
Credits 1 - 2. Laboratory 3-6 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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MUS 139 - Shape Note Singing
An introductory level course on the history and performance of shape note singing in the central Appalachian region . Classroom instruction will include lecture, demonstrations, assignments, reports, and quizzes. Student practice will be required outside of classroom hours.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
3 credits
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MUS 140 - Introduction to Recording Techniques
Introduces students to the theory of and practices in digital audio. Describes basic background of the history of audio, culminating with hands-on operation of a digital audio workstation (DAW).
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
The student is not expected to have any previous musical experience.
3 credits
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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
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MUS 144 - Jazz Chamber Ensemble
Consists of performance from the standard jazz small group repertoires, including study of ensemble techniques, improvisation, and arranging. Divisional approval and performing experience 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
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MUS 145 - Applied Music - Keyboard
Teaches piano, organ, harpsichord, or synthesizer. 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.
Laboratory 4-8 hours. Total 4-8 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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MUS 146 - Percussion Ensemble
Consists of performance on a variety of percussion instruments. Studies performance techniques of various percussion instruments and interpretation of percussion parts and scores. 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
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MUS 147 - Applied Music Composition
Teaches the fundamentals of music composition, including score notation software. Introduces basic manipulation of melodic and motivic composition devices, conscious use of texture, and basic knowledge of orchestration.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 0, Lab 3-6 hours. Total 3-6 hours per week.
None
1-2 credits
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MUS 150 - Old Time String Band
An introductory level course on the history and performance of traditional American
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
3 credits
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MUS 155 - Applied Music - Woodwinds
Teaches fundamentals of the woodwind instruments. 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.
Laboratory 4-8 hours per week. Total 4-8 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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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
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MUS 165 - Applied Music - Strings
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.
Laboratory 4-8 hours per week. Total 4-8 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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MUS 167 - Beginning Appalachian Dulcimer
An introductory level course on the history of the Appalachian dulcimer, regional
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
3 credits
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MUS 168 - Beginning Clawhammer Banjo
An introductory level course on the history of the banjo, regional musicians, influences, and performance with emphasis on the old time, clawhammer style found in the central Appalachian region. Classroom instruction will include lecture, demonstrations, assignments, reports, and quizzes. Student practice will be required outside of
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
3 credits
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MUS 169 - Beginning Fiddle
An introductory level course on the history of the fiddle, regional musicians, influences, and performance with emphasis on the old time styles found in the central Appalachian region. Classroom instruction will include lecture, demonstrations, assignments, reports, and quizzes. Student practice will be required outside of classroom hours.
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
3 credits
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MUS 170 - Beginning Rhythm Guitar
An introductory level course on the history of rhythm guitar, regional musicians,
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
3 credits
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MUS 171 - Beginning Mandolin
An introductory level course on the history of the mandolin, regional musicians,
Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.
3 credits
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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
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MUS 174 - Afro-Caribbean Drumming
Focuses on the drumming traditions of West Africa, the Caribbean Islands, and South America beginning with their roots and continuing through the development of Jazz and African American spirituals. Includes hand drumming, drum materials and construction, and the different purposes of drumming.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits
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MUS 175 - Applied Music - Brass
Teaches fundamentals of brass instruments. 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.
Laboratory 4-8 hours per week. Total 4-8 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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MUS 185 - Applied Music - Percussion
Teaches fundamentals of percussion instruments. 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.
Laboratory 4-8 hours per week. Total 4-8 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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MUS 218 - Traditional Music and Musicians of Central Appalachia
Introduces students to the traditional music and musicians, historical and contemporary, of the central Appalachian region. Explore influences of the music of various cultures, both within and outside the region, on the musical styles.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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MUS 227 - Editing and Mixdown Techniques
Introduces the theory and practice of digital editing and mixdown techniques. Provides the skills necessary to edit, mixdown, externally reprocess, and otherwise manipulate multi-track original recordings into finished master recordings.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Enrollment in the Recording Technology Certificate program and completion of all 100 level recording certificate courses.
3 credits
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MUS 235 - Advanced Recording Techniques
Introduces advanced digital recording techniques that lead to mix downs and digital masters for commercial CD duplication, other digital media and on-line distribution. Provides knowledge and skills in refined areas of digital multi track recording and mixdown techniques. Includes a study of the process which converts finished digital masters to compact discs and digital files suitable for retail release. Studies trouble shooting skills pertaining to digital audio workstations.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite is MUS 140 - Introduction to Recording Techniques or division approval.
3 credits
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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
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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
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MUS 243 - Advanced Applied Music Composition
Teaches the advanced study of music composition and includes instruction using twentieth and twenty-first century compositional techniques. Studies complex compositional devices including advanced harmony, rhythm, texture, and orchestration.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 1-2, Lab 0 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
None
1-2 credits
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NAS 131 - Astronomy I
Studies the major and minor bodies of the solar system, stars and nebulae of the Milky Way, and extragalactic objects. Examines life and death of stars, origin of the universe, history of astronomy, and instruments and techniques of observation. Part I of II. This course is cross-listed with PHY 141. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours per week. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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NAS 206 - Design and Application of Scientific Research
Explores advanced topics in scientific research. Exposes students to a variety of research approaches and scientific disciplines. Introduces research design, data collection and analysis of data. Provides students an opportunity to design their own experiments, including collecting and analyzing data as appropriate, drawing conclusions and determining the statistical reliability of those conclusions.
Credits 3 hours. Lecture 3 hours.
3 credits
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NSG 100 - Introduction to Nursing Concepts
Introduces concepts of nursing practice and conceptual learning. Focuses on basic nursing concepts with an emphasis on safe nursing practice and the development of the nursing process. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 141 or BIO 231 or NAS 161
4 credits
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NSG 106 - Competencies for Nursing Practice
Focuses on the application of concepts through clinical skill development. Emphasizes the use of clinical judgment in skill acquisition. Includes principles of safety, evidence-based practice, informatics and math computational skills. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in specific skills and drug dosage calculation including the integration of skills in the care of clients in simulated settings. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 0-1 hour. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): MTE 1-5 and BIO 141 (or BIO 231 or NAS 161)
2 credits
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NSG 115 - Healthcare Concepts for Transition
Focuses on role transition from Licensed Practical Nurse to Registered professional nurse. Incorporates concepts of nursing practice and conceptual learning to promote health and wellness across the lifespan. Uses the nursing process to explore care delivery for selected diverse populations with common and predictable illness. Emphasizes the use of clinical judgement in skill acquisition.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 6-9 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 141, BIO 142, ENG 111, PSY 230, SDV 100; Acceptance to the Transition Program. Corequisite(s): NSG 200
4-5 credits
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NSG 130 - Professional Nursing Concepts
Introduces the role of the professional nurse and fundamental concepts in professional development. Focuses on professional identity, legal/ethical issues and contemporary trends in professional nursing.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 141 or BIO 231 or NAS 161
1 credits
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NSG 152 - Health Care Participant
Focuses on the health and wellness of diverse individuals, families, and the community throughout the lifespan. Covers concepts that focus on client attributes and preferences regarding healthcare. Emphasizes population-focused care. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or cooperating agencies, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 142 (or BIO 232 or NAS 162), NSG 100, NSG 106, NSG 130 and NSG 200
3 credits
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NSG 170 - Health/Illness Concepts
Focuses on the nursing care of individuals and/or families throughout the lifespan with an emphasis on health and illness concepts. Includes concepts of nursing care for the antepartum client and clients with common and predictable illnesses. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 4 hours, Laboratory 6 hours. Total 10 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 142 (or BIO 232 or NAS 162), NSG 100, NSG 106, NSG 130 and NSG 200
6 credits
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NSG 200 - Health Promotion and Assessment
Introduces assessment and health promotion for the individual and family. Includes assessment of infants, children, adults, geriatric clients and pregnant females. Emphasizes health history and the acquisition of physical assessment skills with underlying concepts of development, communication, and health promotion. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in the assessment of clients across the lifespan. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 141 (or BIO 231 or NAS 161)
3 credits
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NSG 210 - Health Care Concepts I
Focuses on care of clients across the lifespan in multiple settings including concepts related to physiological health alterations and reproduction. Emphasizes the nursing process in the development of clinical judgment for clients with multiple needs. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 6 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 150 (or BIO 205), NSG 152 and NSG 170
5 credits
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NSG 211 - Health Care Concepts II
Focuses on care of clients across the lifespan in multiple settings including concepts related to psychological and physiological health alterations. Emphasizes the nursing process in the development of clinical judgment for clients with multiple needs. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 150 (or BIO 205), NSG 152 and NSG 170
5 credits
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NSG 230 - Advanced Professional Nursing Concepts
Develops the role of the professional nurse in the healthcare environment in preparation for practice as a registered nurse. Introduces leadership and management concepts and focuses on the integration of professional behaviors in a variety of healthcare settings.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): NSG 210 and NSG 211
2 credits
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NSG 252 - Complex Health Care Concepts
Focuses on nursing care of diverse individuals and families integrating complex health concepts. Emphasizes clinical judgment, patient-centered care and collaboration.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): NSG 210 and NSG 211
4 credits
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NSG 270 - Nursing Capstone
Provides students with the opportunity to comprehensively apply and integrate learned concepts from previous nursing courses into a capstone experience. Emphasizes the mastery of patient- centered care, safety, nursing judgment, professional behaviors, informatics, quality improvement, and collaboration in the achievement of optimal outcomes of care. Provides supervised learning experiences in faculty and/or preceptor-guided college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Laboratory 12 hours. Total 12 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): NSG 210 and NSG 211
4 credits
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NUC 102 - Introduction to Nuclear Technology
Introduces the concepts and principles of nuclear power plant operations and service.
3 course credits. 3 lecture hours. 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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NUC 107 - Basic Hand and Power Tools for the Nuclear Industry
Emphasizes development of the knowledge and skills needed when servicing nuclear reactor components using hand and power tools. Provides hands-on experience through laboratory and field experiences.
3 credits. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours.
3 credits
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NUR 103 - Clinical Reasoning in Current Nursing Practice
Discusses clinical reasoning and the critical thinking process used in nursing. Incorporates practical reasoning, which complements the scientific reasoning used in the nursing process. Forms the basis for the thinking process applied throughout all nursing courses.
Lecture 2 hours. 2 Credits.
2 credits
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NUR 215 - Transition to Nursing Practice
Focuses on the care of diverse patients with complex health issues. Incorporates communication, collaboration, caring, and critical thinking/clinical reasoning necessary for safe, patient-centered nursing care. Integrates evidence-based practice, quality improvement, professional standards, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the entry level nurse. Provides a precepted clinical experience to facilitate an effective transition from student to registered nurse.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 9 hours. Total 12 hours per week. 6 Credits.
6 credits
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PBH 100 - Introduction to Public Health
Provides an introduction to public health topics such as biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, behavioral health and violence, health program planning, health policy and administration, and ethics. Examines the organization and basic administration of health systems, as well as legal issues involved in the practice of public health.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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PBH 110 - Introduction to Health and Disease
Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of general pathophysiology of disease processes. Presents causes, signs and symptoms, incidence, treatment, program planning and patient teaching of disease processes. Explores from the public health perspective chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, cancer and osteoporosis.
Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits.
3 credits
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PBH 120 - Principles of Epidemiology
Provides an introduction to the principles and methods for determining disease transmission, distribution, occurrence, and detection of communicable and non-communicable diseases and injury within a population. Examines a public health perspective of the nature, transmission and control/prevention of diseases.
Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits.
3 credits
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PBH 130 - Nutrition for Public Health
Provides an introduction to the basic concepts of nutrition and nutritional principles across the lifespan. Features the fundamentals of normal nutrition, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and their roles in human metabolism and weight management. Discusses public health initiatives to provide nutrition education.
Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits.
3 credits
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PBH 140 - Environmental and Occupational Health
Provides an introduction to environmental health risk assessment/risk management and occupational health and safety. Examines organizations that research, manage, and regulate occupational health and safety. Reviews the appropriate measures needed to lower the risk of exposure to various chemical and biological threats to human health.
Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits.
3 credits
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PBH 150 - Global Health
Provides an introduction to current and emergent issues that affect the health of the general population, measures taken to address the disease burden, and indicators and/or tools used to assess population health.Examines agencies and organizations involved in international health, the impact of the environment and politics on health, and the relationship between health and human rights.
Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits.
3 credits
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PED 153 - Basketball II
Emphasizes advanced basketball skills and techniques, strategies, rules, equipment, and physical conditioning. Part II of II.
Credits 1 - 2. Lecture 0 - 1 hour. Laboratory 2 - 4 hours. Total Contact 2 - 4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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PED 165 - Softball II
Emphasizes advanced softball skills and techniques, strategies, rules, equipment, and physical conditioning. Part II of II.
Credits 1 - 2. Lecture 0 - 1 hour. Laboratory 2 - 4 hours. Total Contact 2 - 4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
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PED 168 - Basic Personal Trainer Preparation
Introduces the skills and knowledge required to become a personal trainer. Includes the principles of individual weight management, personal wellness, and the skills necessary for the creation of a fitness program for potential clients.
3 credit hours. 2 lecture hours. 2 lab hours. 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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PED 248 - Advanced Snowboarding
Teaches the advanced skills of snowboarding, selection and use of equipment, terminology, and safety rules.
(1 Cr.) Lab 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Pre-requisite: Successful completion of PED 148.
1 credits
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PED 254 - Advanced Volleyball
Emphasizes advanced volleyball skills, techniques, strategies, rules, and scoring.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 0-1 hours. Lab hours 2-4. Total 2-4 hours per week.
None
1-2 credits
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PHT 102 - Photography II
Teaches principles of photography and fundamental camera techniques. Requires outside shooting and lab work. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 103 - Black and White Darkroom Photography I
Highlights principles of photography including camera operation and darkroom procedures. Focuses on black and white photography. Requires outside shooting and lab work.
3 Credits. Lecture 2 hours per week, Lab 2 hours per week, Total 4 contact hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 104 - Black and White Darkroom Photography II
Highlights advanced principles of photography including camera operation and darkroom techniques. Requires outside shooting and lab work.
3 credits. Lecture 2 hours per week, Lab 2 hours per week, Total 4 contact hours per week.
PHT 103 or permission of instructor
3 credits
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PHT 107 - Nature Photography
Teaches fundamentals of outdoor and nature photography.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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PHT 120 - Screenwriting
Focuses on the craft of writing for the screen. Examines film and television screenplay structure. Analyzes dramatic strategies in film and television. Learn and apply correct script form and creatively engage in the various stages of original scriptwriting.This course is cross-listed with CST 120. Credit will not be awarded for both.
3 Lecture hours, 3 Credits, Total 3 Hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 135 - Electronic Darkroom
Teaches students to create and manipulate digital photographs. Covers masking, color corrections, and merging of illustrations with photographs. Examines the ethical and property-rights issues which are raised in the manipulation of images.
Lecture 2 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 150 - Film Production I
Introduces students to the basic techniques and procedures involved in motion picture production. Emphasizes aspects of filmmaking from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction. Includes the exploration of professional film crew roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound and editing. Part I of II. This course is cross-listed with ART 160. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week. 3 Credits
3 credits
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PHT 151 - Film Production II
Reinforces techniques covered in Film Production I emphasizing technical and theoretical aspects of the filmmaking process. Requires student collaboration on film assignments from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction, and roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound, and editing. Part II of II. This course is cross-listed with ART 161. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Film Production I
3 credits
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PHT 164 - Introduction to Digital Photography
Teaches the fundamentals of photography including camera function, composition, and image production as they apply to digital imagery.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 171 - Imaging and Concepts in Photographic Media Arts
Covers best practices in imaging workflows, concept building, ideation, and steps in the creative process. Introduces students to working with multiple images in a series and as sequence. Provides students the opportunity to create and manipulate digital images and examine property-rights issues. Exposes students to a variety of software used for image organization, archiving, image editing, compositing, layer masking, the application of special effects, and outsourcing.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 210 - Advanced Video Techniques
Explores advanced production and post-production techniques utilizing the audio and video capabilities of Hybrid Digital Single Lens Reflex (HDSLR) cameras that include the following: sound design, title design, color correction, compelling visual narratives, complex compositing and basic motion effects. Covers practical video projects common for commercial photographers and designers, including corporate identity videos, event videos and advanced storytelling. This course is cross-listed with ART 210. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 214 - Advanced Video Project Development
Applies video pre-production, production and post-production skills in the creation of unique, client approved videos from concept to completion. Develops skills of various video crew positions, collaboration skills, and communication skills and creation of narrative, documentary, educational and commercial video products as part of a portfolio. This course is cross-listed with ART 214. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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PHT 216 - Outdoor and Wildlife Photography
Teaches advanced wildlife, outdoor and nature photography. Covers topics such as flash, hyperfocal distance, and maximizing the cameras? digital potential.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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PHT 274 - Digital Film Editing and Post Production
Introduces students to techniques and procedures involved in digital film editing and post production. Covers aspects of editing to include industry standard software packages. Emphasizes the mechanics and obstacles of working with the moving image in the 21st century including available tools and methods, importance of file types, and how to keep things organized.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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PHY 150 - Elements of Astronomy
Covers history of astronomy and its recent developments. Stresses the use of astronomical instruments and measuring techniques and includes the study and observation of the solar system, stars, and galaxies.
4 Credits. Lecture 3 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 6 hours.
4 credits
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PHY 201 - General College Physics I
Teaches fundamental principles of physics. Covers mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics in modern physics. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
MTH 163 or MTH 115
4 credits
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PLS 215 - Virginia Government and Politics
Provides the necessary demographic, economic, social and political background to form an understanding of contemporary Virginia politics and parties. Reviews the division of governance among the national, state and local governments in the federal system.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
None
3 credits
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PLS 216 - Women in Politics
Surveys the historical evolution of the role of women in American politics. Covers the participation of women in the political arena as voters, activists, and candidates. Analyzes the role of women as political officeholders. Examines the public policy issues related to women. Poses the question of the future for women in politics.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
None
3 credits
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PNE 132 - Care of Maternal and Newborn Clients
Studies normal pregnancy, childbirth, post-partum, and the neonate along with complications associated with each phase using a family-centered approach.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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PNE 159 - Care of Pediatric Clients
Studies normal and abnormal variations in children from infancy to adolescence. Covers milestones in all aspects of growth, development and common childhood disorders using the family-centered approach.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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PNG 110 - Patient-Centered Concepts
Provides an overview of the general concepts to implement patient-centered care at the beginning level. Introduces concepts of communication, collaboration, health care law, ethics, nursing process, lifespan development, culture, safety, coping, stress, mobility, and lifelong learning with a specific focus on the role of the practical nurse.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
Corequisite(s): PNG 115, Patient-Centered Concepts Clinical
2 credits
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PNG 115 - Patient-Centered Concepts Clinical
Provides students an opportunity to implement classroom learning in a structured health care setting. Focuses on using the nursing process to plan and implement safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care.
Laboratory 6 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Corequisite(s): PNG 110, Patient-Centered Concepts
2 credits
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PNG 120 - Patient-Centered Care I
Provides an overview of the general concepts to implement with a more diverse patient-centered population, with an increase in scope of care needs. Introduces the concepts of anxiety, nutrition, elimination, infection, gas exchange, pain, sexuality, and reproduction with specific focus on the role of the practical nurse. Provides an overview of the general concepts to implement with a more diverse patient-centered population, with an increase in scope of care needs.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): PNG 110, Patient-Centered Concepts and PNG 115, Patient-Centered Concepts Clinical Corequisite(s): PNG 125, Patient-Centered Care I Clinical
3 credits
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PNG 125 - Patient-Centered Care I Clinical
Provides students the opportunity to implement classroom learning in a structured clinical setting that includes maternal-child health care and adult and geriatric populations. Includes care of the child-rearing family with an emphasis on health promotion and reduction of risk. Focuses on using the nursing process to plan and implement safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care.
Laboratory 6 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): PNG 110, Patient-Centered Concepts and PNG 115, Patient-Centered Concepts Clinical Corequisite(s): PNG 120, Patient-Centered Care I
2 credits
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PNG 210 - Patient-Centered Care II
Provides an overview of identified general concepts to implement patient-centered care. Introduces concepts of glucose regulation, fluid and electrolyte balance, perfusion, sensory perception, thermo-regulation, tissue integrity, and patient education. Expands knowledge of gas exchange and mobility. Focuses on the role of the practical nurse in health promotion and maintenance. Provides an opportunity for students in the lab to learn the skills needed to provide quality, evidence-based care in the clinical setting.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total of 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): PNG 120, Patient-Centered Care I and PNG 125, Patient-Centered Care I Clinical Corequisite(s): PNG 215, Patient-Centered Care II Clinical
4 credits
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PNG 215 - Patient-Centered Care II Clinical
Provides the student an opportunity to implement classroom learning in a structured rehabilitation or other in-patient setting. Incorporates technical skills learned for the care of complex patients. Focuses on using the nursing process to plan and implement safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care.
Laboratory 6 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): PNG 120, Patient-Centered Care I and PNG 125, Patient-Centered Care I Clinical Corequisite(s): PNG 210, Patient-Centered Care II
2 credits
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PNG 220 - Patient-Centered Care III
Provides an overview of the identified general concepts to implement patient-centered care. Introduces concepts of intracranial regulation, clotting, cellular regulation, cognition, mood and affect, psychosis, and care coordination. Expands knowledge of perfusion, gas exchange pain, and lifelong learning. Focuses on the role of the practical nurse in health promotion and maintenance.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): PNG 210, Patient-Centered Care II and PNG 215, Patient-Centered Care II Clinical Corequisite(s): PNG 225, Patient-Centered Care III Clinical
4 credits
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PNG 225 - Patient-Centered Care III Clinical
Provides students the opportunity to implement classroom learning in structured health care settings. Focuses on using the nursing process to plan and implement safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care. Provides the student an opportunity to implement care coordination and manage resources to support patient care.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): PNG 210, Patient-Centered Care II and PNG 215, Patient-Centered Care II Clinical Corequisite(s): PNG 220, Patient-Centered Care III
3 credits
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PNT 135 - Print Imaging
Introduces the student to graphic imaging as it relates to the printing industry. Includes capturing and reproduction of line art, line copy and continuous tone by conventional and electronic methods. Emphasizes the importance of file formats and resolution.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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PNT 265 - Digital Imaging Applications
Provides an introduction to the proper use of software for production purposes. Covers design software for page layout and composition, image manipulation and creation, drawing and illustration.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
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PSG 110 - Introduction to the Science of Sleep Medicine
Familiarizes students with the history of sleep, common sleep disorders, and the field of sleep medicine and its relevance to other health professions.
(1 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours. Total 1-2 hours per week.
None
1 credits
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PSG 205 - Anatomy, Physiology, and Advanced Principles of Sleep
Provides a concentrated study of anatomy, physiology, and pathology essential to the practice of polysomnography. Presents the physiology of the nervous, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems and basic pharmacological principles. Explores the pathophysiological differences between adult and pediatric sleep disorders.
(4 Cr.) Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisites: PSG 101, PSG 190, and PSG 195 - Introduction to the Science of Sleep Medicine
4 credits
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PSG 207 - Current Issues and Trends in Polysomnography
Provides an opportunity for students to explore topical areas that reflect the current issues and trends in polysomnography.
Credits 2. Lecture 2 hours. Total Contact 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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PSG 220 - Pediatric Polysomnography
Introduces pediatric sleep technology, including indications for the pediatric polysomnogram, scoring the polysomnogram, and event recognition. Includes a review of electrode placement, the extended EEG montage for optimal pediatric polysomnography, childhood parasomnias, consequences of disturbed sleep, CPAP titration, and infant sleep studies.
Credits 2. Lecture 2 hours. Total Contact 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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PSY 200 - Principles of Psychology
Surveys the basic concepts of psychology. Covers the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, research methods and measurement, theoretical perspectives, and application. Includes biological bases of behavior, learning, social interactions, memory, and personality; and other topics such as sensation, perception, consciousness, thinking, intelligence, language, motivation, emotion, health, development, psychological disorders, and therapy. This is a Passport Transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Readiness to enroll in English 111 required.
3 credits
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PSY 216 - Social Psychology
Examines individuals in social contexts, their social roles, group processes and intergroup relations. Includes topics such as small group behavior, social behavior, social cognition, conformity, attitudes, and motivation.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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PSY 219 - Cross-Cultural Psychology
Investigates psychological principles from a cross-cultural perspective. Examines cultural basics for views of reality. Describes topics such as time, space, values, sex-roles, and human development in relation to culture.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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RAD 228 - Enhanced Patient Care for Computed Tomography Imaging
Applies critical thinking skills including but not limited to patient assessment and care, contrast administration, and radiation safety, as related to those patients receiving Computed Tomography (CT) diagnostic/interventional imaging services.
Credits 3 hours. Lecture 3 hours per week.
The student must be American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certified in a primary category: Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, or ARRT eligible.
3 credits
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RAD 248 - Case Studies in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR)
Introduces student to role of collaborator in patient care by providing the critical thinking skills necessary to implement appropriate examination protocols and patient care essential for obtaining diagnostic images. Features cases that can be performed via Magnetic Resonance (MR) simulation or from actual MR examinations.
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ARRT or eligible
3 credits
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RAD 249 - Comprehensive Foundations of Breast Imaging
Provides the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered radiologic technologists with the educational foundation needed to complete the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and ARRT requirements of didactic education (clinical requirements not included) necessary to prepare for the ARRT certification exam in mammography.
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ARRT or eligible
3 credits
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RAD 251 - Enhanced Patient Care for Magnetic Resonance (MR) Imaging
Applies critical thinking skills including but not limited to patient assessment and care, contrast administration and magnet safety as related to those patients receiving MR services
Credits 3. Lecture 3 hours per week.
ARRT or eligible
3 credits
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RAD 252 - Foundational Mammography Clinical Training
Designed to meet the initial MQSA/ARRT 25 supervised clinical mammography examinations mandated for students preparing to take the certification exam in mammography. The remaining mandatory exams are not included in this course and will be the responsibility of the student to obtain.
Credits 1. Lab 2 hours per week.
ARRT or eligible
1 credits
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ROC 115 - Therapeutic Radiation Safety
Presents an overview of radiation protection focusing on detection and measurement, shielding and room design, somatic and genetic effects, maximum permissible dose, surveys, source handling, personnel monitoring, and organizations and agencies that guide radiation protection procedures.
(1-2 Cr.) Lecture 1-2 hours, Total 1-2 hours per week
1-2 credits
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ROC 142 - Patient Care in Oncology
Focuses on the unique needs of the cancer patient, including: site specific side effects, pharmacology, skin care, psychological and nutritional support, and patient care in emergency situations. Explores use of chemotherapeutic agents.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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ROC 244 - Professional Seminar
Correlates all major radiation oncology subject areas in preparation for national certification.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Corequisite:: All Radiation Oncology Core Courses.
3 credits
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RPK 100 - Introduction to Recreation, Parks & Leisure Studies
Includes history and philosophy of the Recreation and Parks movement. Discusses the theory of leisure and play. Analyzes leisure service delivery systems and career opportunities. Emphasizes the commercial, non-profit and public sectors, Armed Forces, therapeutic recreation as well as volunteer service.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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RPK 102 - Outdoor Recreation in the Appalachian Ecosystem
Highlights the diverse biological environment in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Focuses on the unique geology and geography of the region. Covers protection of the regionals natural resources and the watershed related to outdoor recreation activities and trail projects.
2 credits. Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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RPK 103 - Preparation for Wilderness Adventure
Covers the background knowledge needed to be prepared for a trip in the wilderness. Examines what to do in a planned and an unplanned extended wilderness experience. Focuses on what items to pack and the skills needed to ensure a successful outing.
2 credits. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
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RPK 105 - Trail Planning and Design
Introduces trail planning concepts including location assessment, planning, documenting and diagramming the trail. Covers basic elements of the layout and initial design of the trail. Presents the basic concepts of planning trailheads and river access areas and project marketing.
Lecture 2 hours per week. 2 credits.
2 credits
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RPK 107 - Trail Maintenance and Design I
Covers introductory concepts for a trail project including the approval process, the establishment of a trailhead, and the components of a sustainable trail. Features construction methods for small property in addition to hiking trails and biking trails. Examines strategies for maintenance of established trails.
3 Credits. Lecture 2 hours per week. Lab hours 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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RPK 108 - Trail Maintenance and Design II
Examines advanced concepts focusing on multi-use and backcountry trails, bridge construction, erosion control and drainage, conservation ethics and surface options. Emphasize blueways, hiking, biking and ATV trails. Covers maintenance strategies for established backcountry and multi-use trails.
3 Credits. Lecture 2 hours per week. Lab 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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RPK 135 - Program Planning
Includes principles of program planning in the recreation setting. Analyzes participants' needs and demands, as well as social, physical, and psychological characteristics. Explains how to organize and lead programs. Includes a leadership practicum.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
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RTH 110 - Fund. Theory and Procedures for Respiratory Care
Focuses on the development of basic respiratory care skills necessary to enter the hospital environment.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 5-8 hours per week. 3-4 Credits
This is a first semester course that requires acceptance into the Respiratory Therapy program.
3-4 credits
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SOC 225 - Sociology of Gender
Analyzes influence of major social institutions and socialization in shaping and changing sex roles in contemporary society. Examines differential access to positions of public power and authority for men and women.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
Ability to read in English at the college level.
3 credits
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SOC 252 - Sociology Through Visual Media
Demonstrates the complex intersection of social institutions and structures and individual behavior as portrayed through visual media by focusing on economics, education, class, race, gender, the justice system, the media and politics. Shows how social structures and behavior can result in forms of social stratification.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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SOC 253 - Sociology of Religion
Explores religion in its social context.Covers the functions and organization of religious institutions, sociological theories of religion, the intersection of religion with other social institutions, religion's role in social cohesion and conflict, and demographic trends in religion.
3 credits. Lecture 3 hours. 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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SOC 266 - Race and Ethnicity
Considers race and ethnicity as social constructs that deeply affect our personal experience and our social institutions. Examines the relationships of racial and ethnic groups with each other and with the larger society, and the ways in which these relationships are constantly changing. Explores the experience of different groups and examines ideas of racial justice and equality. Introduces significant theoretical approaches to the study of race and ethnicity.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week
Ability to read in English at the college level.
3 credits
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SPA 107 - Spanish Communication for the Hospitality Industry
Introduces students to spoken and printed Spanish commonly used and/or experienced in the hospitality industry, including vocabulary, colloquialisms, and other concepts typical in the hospitality setting. May include one additional hour of oral practice per week.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits
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SPA 115 - Intensive Beginning Spanish
Develops understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the Beginning level of Spanish. Covers the material in SPA 101 and 102 in an accelerated one-semester format. Strengthens, reviews and refines the concepts of SPA 101 and SPA 102 for students who have had previous Spanish language instruction or exposure but who are not ready for SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish. May include one additional hour of oral practice per week.
Lecture 4-5 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
Prerequisite: High School Spanish
4-5 credits
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SUR 130 - Introduction to Central Services
Introduces central processing with a focus on skills necessary to perform central services competently and safely. Includes aseptic technique, patient-centered theories, decontamination, preparation and packaging for sterilization, sterilization processes, and sterile storage.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Qualifying Placement Test scores
3 credits
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SUR 135 - Infection Control
Introduces the fundamentals of surgical microbiology. Includes an introduction to cell structure and theory, microbial function, human pathogen relationships, infectious process, blood borne and airborne pathogens, defense microorganisms, infection control, and microbial control and destruction.
(2 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 0 hours. Total 2 hours per week.
2 credits
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SUR 230 - Clinical Applications
Provides extensive clinical experience in all central sterilization areas, in addition to instruction and practice in areas such as selecting instruments, equipment, and supplies; using proper procedures; identifying regulations, standards, and safety.
(5 Cr.) Lecture 1 hour. Lab 12 hours. Total 13 hours per week.
Pre-requisites will be applied locally.
5 credits
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SUR 235 - Fundamentals of Central Services
Builds upon introductory concepts and skills to include areas such as cleaning, disinfection, sterilization of instruments and equipment, instrument processing, inventory management, safety and quality assurance, professional development and healthcare trends.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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TEL 151 - Internetworking II
Teaches features of the Cisco IOS software, including log in, context-sensitive help, command history and editing, loading software, configuring and verifying IP addresses, preparing the initial configuration of a router, and adding routing protocols to the router configuration.
3-4 Credits. Lecture 2-3 hours. Lab 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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UMS 107 - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Remote Pilot Ground School
Presents the aeronautical knowledge required for FAA approved commercial operations as a Remote Pilot with small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) rating. Covers the regulations applicable to small UAS operations, loading and performance, emergency procedures, crew resource management, determining the performance of the small unmanned aircraft, and maintenance/inspection procedures. Prepares students for the FAA written examination required to obtain the Remote Pilot certificate.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Total 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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UMS 111 - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) I
Introduces students to the history of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), surveys current platforms, applications, components, and sensors. Covers the theory of flight, operations, manual flight, maintenance, and required record keeping. Introduces mission planning, crew management, and autonomous control. Emphasizes the ethical, legal, and safe use of sUAS.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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UMS 112 - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Program and Flight Data Management
Provides an introduction to drone programming and flight data management, archiving and manipulation of data in addition to report generation. Covers programming topics and logic design concepts including the use of applications that are designed to manipulate data retrieved from the drone.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
UMS 111, Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) I
3 credits
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UMS 177 - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Components and Maintenance
Provides an introduction to the basic equipment and techniques used in maintaining, repairing, and upgrading sUAS to assure airworthiness and proper operation of the other components. Emphasizes safe practices in repair and handling of components and develops fundamental skills in troubleshooting/repair of the circuits, subsystems and components typically found in the complete sUAS. Covers payload sensor mounting, power management and security threat management.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total hours per week 4-5.
3 credits
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UMS 211 - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) II
Focuses on advanced Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) mission planning and operation of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). Covers mission planning, operations, communications, autonomous flights, ground control station operations, crew management, emergency procedures, safety/air vehicle pilot checklist procedures, sensor selection, data collection and analysis. Examines advanced coverage of maintenance, operations support, and introduces geospatial product workflow. Emphasizes the ethical, legal, and safe use of sUAS.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
Prerequisite: UMS 111
3 credits
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VET 118 - Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Assistants
Introduces basic behavior and low-stress handling techniques and concepts as they apply to dogs and cats in the veterinary setting.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): VET 101, Introduction to Veterinary Assisting or VET 102, Care and Maintenance of Small Domestic Animals
3 credits
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VET 214 - Animal Dentistry
Introduces the basic principles of dental care for common domestic species. Includes dental anatomy, nomenclature, common oral pathology, record systems, instrumentation, dental prophylaxis, common dental treatments, intraoral dental radiography and local anesthesia techniques.
Lecture 1-2 hour Laboratory 3 hours (2-3 credits)
2-3 credits
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VET 230 - Veterinary Hospital Management
Introduces common business procedures used in veterinary practice. Includes bill collection, appointment scheduling, telephone techniques, record keeping, merchandising, drug ordering and inventory control, and supervision of employees.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
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VET 251 - Advanced Equine Techniques
Enhances student knowledge of equine medicine, equipment, diagnostics, and techniques.
3 credits. 2 Lecture hours. 2 Laboratory hours. 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: VET 121
3 credits
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WEL 125 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding Capstone
Continuation of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) instruction with emphasis on taking the American Welding Society?s all position SMAW qualification test and continued instruction in carbon arc gouging.
Lecture 0-1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours.Total 3-4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: WEL 123, Corequisite: WEL 124
1-2 credits
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WEL 138 - Pipe and Tube Welding
Develops entry level skills for the inert gas tungsten welding process (TIG) with emphasis upon thin and thick wall carbon and stainless piping and tubing.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: WEL 136 or Instructor Permission
2 credits
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WEL 153 - Layout and Fitting for Welders
Covers the application of formulas and calculations to the proper layout and fitting of metals in welding projects. Emphasizes the use of jigs, fixtures, and hand tools in metal fabrication and assembly along with fabrication and safety procedures for hands-on and workplace projects.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite WEL 120 or approval of the program head
3 credits
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WEL 155 - Ornamental Welding
Introduces students to basic equipment, safety, and processes useful in the fabrication of welded ornamental objects.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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WEL 161 - Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
Introduces flux cored semi-automatic welding processes with emphasis on practical application. Includes the study of filler wires, fluxes, and gases.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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WEL 164 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)
Introduces practical operations in the use of tungsten arc welding and equipment. Studies equipment operation setup, safety, and practice of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG).
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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WEL 166 - Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)
Continues practical operations in the use of tungsten arc welding and equipment. Studies equipment operation setup, safety, and practice of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG).
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
Prerequisite: WEL 164
3 credits
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WEL 175 - Semi-Automatic Processes
Introduces Semi Automatic Processes performed with Carbon Steel. Emphasizes practical applications in field techniques. Includes the study of filler wires, fluxes and cover gasses.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 5-8 hours per week.
3-4 credits
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WEL 233 - Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Aluminum
Examines the use of the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process of welding aluminum. Focuses on welding aluminum projects in various weld joint configurations and in all welding positions.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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WEL 235 - Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Continues the study of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), wire feed welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) using spray transfer, pulsed GMAW, short circuit transfer, and flux cored wire on various metals and joint designs. Focuses on developing GMAW skills with practice and instruction in these advanced processes.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 6 hours, Total 7 hours per week.
3 credits
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WEL 237 - Applied Welding Process
Studies advanced welding applications for various materials, advanced welding skills and fabrication equipment. Examines materials to be welded such as stainless steel and aluminum, choosing the proper welding process such as advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)-Aluminum, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)-Aluminum and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), developing the appropriate welding procedure for the materials chosen and successfully completing a capstone project for the entire course of study.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
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WEL 238 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Aluminum
Examines the use of the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process in welding aluminum. Focuses on practice welding aluminum projects in various weld joint configurations and in all welding positions.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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WEL 241 - Robotic Welding I
Examines safety, setup, programming, and operation of a welding robot. Covers variables and problems in addition to solutions applied to provide a practical and efficient application of the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process to an automated system. (Part I of II)
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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WEL 242 - Robotics Welding II
Incorporates skills learned in Robotic Welding I into simulating projects used in industry. Focuses on Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes used to create weldments taken from industry drawings and blueprints. (Part II of II)
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
WEL 241
2 credits
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WEL 244 - Weld Testing and Codes
Covers non-destructive (NDT) weld testing and how it plays a critical role in assuring that structural components and materials meet specified requirements. Examines how and why these NDT processes are used and will use them to test welds and weldments.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
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WEL 247 - Welding Layout and Fabrication I
Introduces student to project layout from shop sketches/blueprints, developing templates/patterns and the use of fabrication tools. Covers the safe operation of different types of manual metal fabrication equipment used in the industry. Examines safe and efficient use of the manual metal shear, metal roller, metal break and other fabrication. (Part I of II)
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
WEL 150
2 credits
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