Course Description

ACT 101   Applied Accounting ...  3

Introduces the accounting cycle. Basic concepts covered include double-entry bookkeeping and examination of basic financial reports such as the balance sheet, statement of owner's equity and income statement. Emphasis on cash receipts, cash disbursements, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Some assignments made using general ledger accounting software. Intended to be the first accounting course for students who have not taken high school accounting or have no accounting experience.

ACT 105   Personal Accounting and Finance ...  3

Overview of practical business procedures, covering banking procedures (ATM, statements), investment matters, budgeting, insurance, payroll and associated taxes, interest, marketing and other economic issues, and other areas important to economic survival in a highly sophisticated business environment.

ACT 110   Financial Accounting I ...  4

Prerequisites: ACT 101 or high school accounting or department approval and MAT 098 or ASMNT A121.

Introduction to financial accounting, through the theory and logic underlying accounting procedures as well as the measurement and presentation of financial data. Brief review of the basic accounting cycle. Development of fundamental concepts in determination of income and presentation of financial position of business firms. Exposure to partnership accounting as well as coverage of corporation accounting including stocks, stockholder equity transactions, and bonds. Introduction to international accounting as well as statement of cash flows.

ACT 115   Computerized Accounting ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT 101 or ACT 110 or successful completion of high school accounting or departmental approval.

Exposure to some of the most popular accounting software used in the marketplace by small and medium sized businesses. Computer application packages include Quickbooks, Peachtree, and Microsoft Excel. For students continuing their accounting/ business education or who want more knowledge in computerized accounting applications.

ACT 120   Financial Accounting II ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT 110. Continuation of Financial Accounting I.

Emphasis on corporation organization and operations, corporate stockholders' equity, earnings and dividends, long- term liabilities, leases, investments, and cash flows statements. Includes analysis of financial manufacturing operations, cost accounting principles, budgets and standard costs, cost-volume profit analysis, and capital budgeting. (Not recommended for Associate of Arts degree transfer students.)

ACT 130   Managerial Accounting ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT 110

Introduction to relevant costs for decision making, controlling, contribution approach to decision-making, and absorption costing versus direct costing effect on income. Coverage of segment profitability, budgeting, capital projects, selection and subsequent evaluation, cost volume and allocation involving joint costs decentralization, and performance measurement and transfer pricing. Emphasis on performance standards, activity-based costing, variance analysis, and responsibility accounting.

ACT 198   Accounting Internship ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: Requires prior approval of department chair or dean.

Students placed in a position or in business to gain practical experience and learn specific operational technologies.

ACT 210   Intermediate Accounting I ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT 120 or ACT 130.

Accounting theory and practice related to the acquisition, use and disposal of fixed and intangible assets. Recognition and measurement of current assets including cash and inventories are covered. Includes comprehensive study of financial statements. Spring.

ACT 220   Intermediate Accounting II ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT 210

Continuation of accounting theory. Examination of traditional plant assets, long-term liabilities, stockholders equity and current subjects of controversy. Emphasis on income taxes, leases, inflation accounting, cash flow statements, pension accounting, determination of earnings per share and investments.

ACT 240   Individual Income Tax Accounting ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT 110

Fundamentals of federal income taxation with emphasis on individuals. Topics include determination of income, exclusions, exemptions, personal and business deductions, credits, accounting methods, and capital gains and losses.

ACT 245   Cost Accounting ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT 120 or ACT 130.

Focus on accountant as information gatherer and interpreter. Includes fundamental elements of production costs, budgeting, standard costs, and analysis of variances relate to interpretation and control of production costs, costing of spoilage, waste and scrap, and activity-based costing.

ANT 102   Introduction to Cultural Anthropology ...  3

Study of diverse human cultures. Introduction of basic concepts and techniques practiced by cultural anthropologists. Topics include language, kinship, gender, economics, politics, ecology, and religion. Discussion of problems resulting when traditional societies confront industrial societies or industrialization.

ANT 103   Introduction to Archaeology ...  3

Introduction to archaeology, with emphasis on scientific methods and procedures, tools, and techniques used by archaeologists to recover information about the past from the material remains.

ANT 105   Introduction to Biological Anthropology ...  3

Survey of common topics, including human evolutionary fossil record, modern physical variations such as ?race,? forensics, and primate behavior and evolution.

ANT 151   World Archaeology ...  3

Examines archaeological discoveries from prehistoric cultures and ancient civilizations of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania. Exploration of human achievements from earliest human ancestors to the present to develop understanding of human condition and foundations of modern world.

ANT 161   Archaeology of Religion ...  3

Study of what archaeology reveals about early religions beyond the information contained in historical texts. Material evidence provides different perspectives on the development, practice, and spread of religions around the world. Focus is on ancient Near East ? a shared backdrop for the emergence of the world religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

ANT 171   Introduction to Egyptology ...  3

Introduction to history, geography, society, and culture of Ancient Egypt. Special emphasis on archaeological remains. A look at how ancient Egypt foundation for the modern world has been studied and portrayed.

ANT 201   Field School in Archaeology ...  3-6 hrs

Exploration of practical methods of archaeological survey and excavation needed to learn about past civilizations and cultures. Students will participate in a dig or survey project in St. Charles County or at a location such as New Mexico or Madagascar.

ANT 202   Current Debates in Anthropology ...  3

Focuses on contemporary debates in anthropology (such as ? do sexually egalitarian societies exist? Did Neanderthals interbreed with modern humans? Is ethnic conflict inevitable?) from all four subdisciplines of the field. Special emphasis and discussion of current issues in cultural anthropology.

ANT 220   Middle East: People and Cultures ...  3

Survey of the cultural similarities and differences among the peoples of the Near and Middle East, including historical, ethnological, and contemporary relationships.

ANT 224   People and Cultures of Africa ...  3

General anthropological survey of African cultures and civilizations, past and present, throughout the continent.

ANT 290   Topics in Anthropology ...  3

Exploration of topic selected by instructor. Topic varies depending on semester and instructor.

ARB 101   Arabic Language and Culture I ...  4

Basic Arabic language skills includes speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Explores cultures of Arabic-speaking countries.

ARB 102   Arabic Language and Culture II ...  4

Prerequisites: ARB 101

Continuation of ARB 101. Explores cultures of Arabic-speaking countries.

ARB 190   Topics in Arabic Language and Culture ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: Dependant on topic.

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in Arabic language and culture.

ARB 201   Arabic Language and Culture III ...  4

Prerequisites: ARB 102 or equivalent

Follow-up to ARB 102. Expanded opportunities for listening to, speaking, reading, and writing Modern Standard Arabic. Continued exploration of culture, with an emphasis on Arab intellectuals, poets and writers. Emphasis remains on linguistic functioning in real situations.

ARB 202   Arabic Language and Culture IV ...  4

Prerequisites: ARB 201 or equivalent.

Follow-up to ARB 201. Precise and coherent use of Modern Standard Arabic language through development of the speaking, reading, writing and listening skills; more focus on syntax, morphology, and grammar. Students will take part in meaningful, functional communication that might be encountered in real life complex situations. Varied reading and writing activities representing cultural topics will be included. Media Arabic will be introduced.

ART 101   Art Appreciation ...  3

Lectures to stimulate visual, emotional and intellectual awareness of humankind's artistic heritage. Covers historically significant art forms from prehistoric through postmodernism. The course will not fulfill the requirements for a major in art.

ART 110   Drawing I ...  3

Introduction to drawing through variety of methods, both traditional and contemporary. Emphasis placed on analysis of space and form as well as familiarization with and control of drawing material. Introduction to line, perspective, shading, and texture.

ART 1101   Mac Basics ...  2

Introduction to Macintosh computer platform. Overview of computer hardware, basic factory-installed software. Macintosh operation, troubleshooting, repair, and practices. Input and output devices, such as scanners, digital cameras, video equipment and printers.

ART 1105   Digital Art Studio ...  3

Focus on introducing students to digital art forms, software programs, and the interrelationship of art and technology. Students will gain experience using digital tools to create fine art & graphic communications pieces weaving technical skills into creative vision.

ART 120   Drawing II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 110

Continuation of ART 110 reassessing methods and analysis with emphasis on color theory and use of wet and dry media.

Corequisites: Recommended corequisite ART 101 or ART 150.

ART 130   Painting I ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 110

Theory and practice of painting using oil media on canvas. Build stretchers, stretch canvas, and practice classical techniques in color theory, still life, and abstract.

Corequisites: Recommended corequisite ART 160.

ART 135   Ceramics I ...  3

Fundamental techniques and design elements used in making art with clay. Wheel throwing and hand building processes, and studio operations such as clay recycling, glaze mixing, and kiln loading.

ART 136   Ceramics II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 135

Introduction to wheel throwing and hand building techniques at intermediate level with continued emphasis on creative design. Participation in studio operations.

ART 140   Painting II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 130

Theory and practice of painting using oil and acrylics. Development of form through color and texture. Work with variety of media to encourage emphasis on individual expression.

ART 150   Survey of Western Art History I: Prehistory to End of the Middle Ages ...  3

Survey art history course focusing on historically significant cultures and forms of art and architecture in Western Civilization. Exploration of the development of human achievements from Prehistory to the end of the Middle Ages. Lecture course primarily for art majors.

ART 151   Survey of Western Art History II: Renaissance to the Twentieth Century ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 150

Survey art history course focusing on historically significant cultures and forms of art and architecture in Western Civilization. Exploration of the development of human achievements from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Lecture course primarily for art majors.

ART 160   Modern and Contemporary Art History ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 101 or ART 150 or 151.

Art History lecture course focusing on significant artistic developments and forms of art and architecture through exploration of the development of human achievements in the modern and contemporary era. Lecture course designed primarily for art majors.

ART 170   Design I ...  2

Emphasis on principal elements of two-dimensional design through assigned problems using a variety of materials.

ART 180   Design II ...  2

Prerequisites: ART 170

Continuation of Design I, with emphasis on the interaction of colors as design and exploration of various color theories through a series of problems.

ART 210   Figure Drawing I ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 110

Introduction to human-figure drawing through traditional and contemporary methods. Emphasis on analysis of space and form as well as human anatomy.

ART 2100   History of Graphic Design ...  3

This is a survey course on the history of Graphic Design. This course will cover the history and development of visual communication. It will begin with the development of language and will trace the evolution of word and image throughout history using the works of designers and illustrators that have influenced the continuing development of the discipline. There will be an emphasis on the influence of technology, culture, major artistic movements, and socio-political factors on the evolution of graphic design. 

ART 211   Drawing III ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 120

Continuation of Drawing II. Emphasis on variety of drawing materials and subject matter as well as development of individual expression.

ART 2110   Page Layout ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 1105

Focus on page layout, publication design, and layout techniques covering a range of work, from flyers, brochures, magazines, multi-page publishing as well as electronic formats. Typography, use of space and traditional industry standards and practices included as well as prepress guidelines for both print and electronic media.

ART 2120   Typography ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 1105

Focus of course will stress the refined use of typography as a design and communication tool. Students will study the history and classifications of letter-forms and use it in the creation of various typographical designs and presentations. Typical projects may range from letter and alphabet design to the use of typographical forms as the feature design elements in graphic designs or page layouts.

ART 2130   Digital Imaging ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 1105 or instructor consent

Focus on the creation and digital manipulation of artwork & images increasing familiarity with basic tools used the design. Projects focus on artwork and logo creation, image correction and adjustment, combining imagery, color correction, etc. Discussion and demonstration of traditional printing technology. Review of legal issues related to digital imagery and freelance design included.

ART 2140   Web Design ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 2130 or instructor consent

Emphasis on web page design & development. Topics include the conceptualization and construction of a variety of web sites, including individual pages, HTML, email, animation, etc. Implementation of all aspects of graphic design will play a part in the overall class. This is a continuation of student design studies, applying graphic concepts to the interactive Web.

ART 2170   Video Production ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 221 or ART 1105 and ART 220 or Instructor Consent

Course will focus on video art as an expressive media. Students will learn the basics of video production/post production through completion of finished projects that may include music videos, interview/maker videos, commercials, how to videos, comedy shorts and short form stories.

ART 2199   Portfolio Design and Professional Practices ...  1

Prerequisites: instructor consent

Focus of the course will emphasize the opportunities and procedures in various fields of graphic design, illustration and the creative industries. Students will be guided in the preparation of a portfolio of their work, a resume, related documents and will learn practical interviewing techniques. The intent will be to prepare students to enter the art field with a confident and professional attitude.

ART 220   Black & White Photography I ...  3

Introduction to basics and principles of black and white photography. Includes mechanical and visual aspects and darkroom skills for developing and printing black and white film. Requires manual single-lens reflex camera. Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.

ART 221   Digital Photography I ...  3

Basic processes and procedures of creating imagery through the use of new technology and other devices.  Explores digital tools and processes as a means for photographic input, output and basic image manipulation.  Fundamental computer skills are required.  Mac platform preferred.  Students will be responsible for their own 8-10 megapixel adjustable digital camera minimum as well as other supplies.  DSLR cameras with RAW capabilities are preferred.  Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.

ART 222   History of Photography ...  3

Exploration of photography, its historical development, an examination of it as an art medium, and its influence on the development of modern art and contemporary culture.

ART 224   Black & White Photography II ...  3

Prerequisites: Art-220

Approach to photography primarily from creative visual aspect, emphasis is placed on concept development.  Increases photographer's awareness of and sensitivity to visual aspects such as composition while refining mechanical skills such as exposure, developing and darkroom skills while using black & white media.  Requires manual single-lens reflex camera.  Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.

ART 225   Digital Photography II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART-221

Intermediate exploration of the aesthetics and techniques of digital photography including a further investigation of the constructed image, color management, asset management and output methods.  Students will produce one or more portfolios of digital images.  Students will be responsible for their own 8-10 megapixel adjustable digital camera minimum as well as other supplies.  DSLR cameras with RAW capabilities are preferred.  Cost of course supplies may exceed $200.

ART 231   Photography III ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 224

Continuation of Photography II, with emphasis on technical consistency and sophistication in expression of ideas.

ART 232   Topics: Advanced Photography ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 231

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in photography.

ART 233   Special Topics in Photography ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 230 or consent of instructor.

Variable content covering in-depth advanced topics in technique and subject matter not covered in regular curriculum. Topics vary and may include subjects such as portrait photography and lighting, location photography: landscape and architecture, non-silver photographic processes, working with color positives, etc.

ART 239   Gallery Management Internship ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 101 or ART 150, ART 170, and permission from instructor.

Basic processes and procedures of curating a fine art exhibition and managing exhibition space. Explore SCC's community art venue from a behind-the-scenes perspective while developing an understanding of the responsibilities of managing, funding, and maintaining exhibition space. Participation in installation and planning of SCC Gallery exhibitions. May involve field trips.

ART 240   Painting III ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 140

Continuation of Painting II. Special projects in both traditional and nontraditional materials and subject matter.

ART 241   Topics: Advanced Painting ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 240

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in painting.

ART 250   Figure Drawing II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 210

Continuation of Figure Drawing I with introduction of color theory and wet-drawing media.

ART 259   Visual Arts Studio Internship ...  1-3

On-the-job experience in visual arts.  Students may apply for an internship with artists or art-related businesses to enhance career readiness.  Visual arts studio internships must be approved and sponsored by a faculty advisor. 

ART 260   Printmaking I ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 110 or ART 170

Process and techniques of various printmaking methods including wood/linoleum block, collagraph, single and multi-colored editioning techniques.

ART 265   Fibers ...  3

In-depth exploration of the processes of creating art textiles. Draws upon contemporary and historical sources and personal imagery for expression using the fiber medium. Techniques include direct application of dyes and pigments with various resist methods, screen print processes, creating a dimensional fiber form, and exploring pattern structures. Students create within directed problems and develop abilities to verbalize ideas through conversations and critiques.

ART 270   Commercial Illustration I ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 110

Illustration techniques for commercial purposes including drawing, paint, ink, and collage techniques. Stresses content in illustration.

ART 272   Commercial Illustration II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 270

Research in contemporary illustration processes and techniques. Emphasis placed on subject interpretation using variety of art mediums.

ART 275   Art and Architecture Field Studies ...  3

Prerequisites: One of the following: ART 101, ART 110, ART 150, ART 170, ART 220, ART 283, or ART 285.

Field course covering art, architecture, and history of a region of the world involving supervised on-site field studies and coursework outlined in an individual learning agreement. Includes lectures, directed readings, writing, drawing, photography, and other creative projects as well as visits to important sites and artifacts. Students must also register for and participate in approved academic study tour, study abroad, or field experience.

ART 277   Jewelry I ...  3

Introduction to materials and processes of jewelry making. Techniques include cutting, piercing, filing, joining, casting, forging, soldering, and cold connections. Stress on intricacies of working with different metals and experimental media and design concepts along with personal expression.

ART 278   Jewelry II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 277

Further exploration and refinement of metal fabrication processes as introduced in Jewelry I.  Techniques may include soldering, jewelry scale casting, surface embellishment techniques, enameling techniques, hydraulic die forming and mechanism design to create jewelry and small scale objects.

ART 280   Printmaking II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 260

Single and multi-colored etching techniques using line, aquatint, soft ground, and editioning processes.

ART 281   Topics: Advanced Printmaking ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 280

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in printmaking.

ART 283   Figurative Clay Sculpture I ...  3

Step-by-step introduction to basics of clay sculpting using figure as reference for subject matter. Projects include relief sculpture, portrait, and small animal sculpture. Techniques include armature making, latex, and plaster mold making, casting, and final patination of sculpture.

ART 284   Figurative Clay Sculpture II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 283

Expands upon skills and concepts learned in ART 283.

ART 285   Sculpture I ...  3

Introduction to sculpture materials, skills, history, and concepts. Explores methods in manipulation of traditional and experimental sculptural media, including additive and subtractive techniques. Involves studio work, research, lecture, and discussion. Emphasis as much on learning technique as understanding concepts and personal expression.

ART 288   Sculpture II ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 285 Continuation of Sculpture I.

Emphasis on artisanship, exploration, and research to gain more sophisticated and self-motivated personal direction. Introduces skills in welding and metal fabrication as well as individual media choices. May include some metal casting.

ART 295   Topics: Advanced Sculpture ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 288

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in sculpture.

ART 296   Topics: Advanced Jewelry ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 278

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in jewelry making.

ART 297   Topics: Advanced Ceramics ...  3

Prerequisites: ART 136

Advanced course on contract individual study basis to gain greater expertise in ceramics.

ART 299A   Special Problems in Studio Art: Ceramics ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline

ART 299B   Special Problems in Studio Art: Black & White Photography ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299C   Special Problems in Studio Art:Digital Photography ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299D   Special Problems in Studio Art: Drawing ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299E   Special Problems in Studio Art: Fibers ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299F   Special Problems in Studio Art: Illustration ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299G   Special Problems in Studio Art: Jewelry ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299H   Special Problems in Studio Art: Painting ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299I   Special Problems in Studio Art: Printmaking ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

ART 299J   Special Problems in Studio Art: Sculpture ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

Advanced study in studio art discipline beyond courses appearing in this catalog. Projects predetermined through interview with instructor, completed during studio times offered in discipline.

BIO 095   Pre-A&P Foundations in Science ...  1

This course provides the foundations of scientific terminology and concepts useful for success in Anatomy & Physiology I (acceptable prerequisite for BIO 240/243). Topics include: scientific method, chemistry of life, cell biology, genetics, energetics, overview of human systems.  This course is graded on a Pass/Fail basis.   Offered online only.

BIO 100   Introductory Biology ...  3

Introduction to biology, the science of life. Includes origin and nature of life, from simplest single-celled forms to complex plants and animals and human beings. Appreciation of diversity and unity in living world by studying form and organization of the bacteria and other cells to specialization of structures in human body. Offered online only.

BIO 105   Essentials of Biology ...  3

Examines fundamental principles of biology. Includes organization of living things, scientific method, cell and molecular biology, genetics, ecology, evolution, and relationship between biology and society. Suitable for non-science majors.

Corequisites: Recommended (not required) BIO 106

BIO 106   Essentials of Biology Laboratory ...  1

Emphasis on use of methodologies typical of biological studies. Compliments topics covered in BIO 105. Suitable for non-science majors.

Corequisites: BIO 105

BIO 110   Human Biology ...  3

Survey of human body structure and function for non-science major. Study of all organ systems of the body along with current topics in human biology.

BIO 113   Human Biology Laboratory ...  1

Use of models, specimens, and investigative activities intended to enhance study of human organism.

Corequisites: BIO 110

BIO 120   Introduction to Ecology ...  3

Explores structure and function of ecosystems. Study of general ecological principles in context of current problems in world's ecosystems.  Course includes field trips to off-campus locations.  Hybrid course.   (For non-science majors.)

BIO 121   Introduction to Ecology Laboratory ...  1

Ecological investigations in field and laboratory settings and procedures similar to those used by ecologists to study the natural world. Investigations will complement topics covered in BIO 120. Course includes field trips to off campus locations. Requires concurrent enrollment in BIO 120.

Corequisites: BIO 120

BIO 122   Environmental Sciences ...  3

Study of biological and physical characteristics and principles of nature. Deals with diverse topics such as ecology, endangered species, pollution, meteorology, earth studies, populations, etc. Occasional guest speakers or field trips included. (For non-science majors)

BIO 130   Human Sex and Reproduction ...  3

Human reproduction from biological point of view. Topics include human inheritance (from chromosomes to biotechnology), human reproduction (male and female anatomy and physiology), fetal development and birth, sexually transmitted diseases (emphasis on AIDS epidemic), and evolution of sexual reproduction. (For non-science majors.)

BIO 150   General Biology I ...  5

Prerequisites: MAT 121, One year of high school biology or equivalent with a C or better; One year of high school chemistry or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

Basic principles of plant and animal biology, including cell biology, biochemistry, energetics, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Appreciation of scientific method in general and biological methodology. Lab component will emphasize the use of methodologies typical of biological studies. For science majors.

BIO 151   General Biology II ...  5

Prerequisites: BIO 150 with a grade of C or better

Continuation of General Biology I. Emphasis on botany, zoology, animal systems, behavior, taxonomy. Lab component will feature laboratory and field activities that complement studies in lecture. For science majors.

BIO 160   General Botany ...  4

Prerequisites: BIO 150

Introduction to diversity of plant kingdom. Topics include plant cell structure, physiology of plant cell, study of major groups of plants and their life cycles, and study of various biomes. Includes laboratory component. Spring only.

BIO 240   Anatomy and Physiology I ...  3

Prerequisites: High school biology or its equivalent within the last five years with a grade of C or better.

Structure and function of human body, with particular attention to cell biology, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and endocrine system.

Corequisites: BIO 243

BIO 241   Anatomy and Physiology II ...  3

Prerequisites: BIO 240 and BIO 243 with a grade of C or better.

Continuation of study of structure and function of human body. Topics include cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, and reproduction.

Corequisites: BIO 244

BIO 242   Anatomy and Physiology Supplement ...  1

Supplement and reinforcement of concepts presented in BIO 240 and 243. Strongly recommended for students who have failed or received a "W" in BIO 240 or its equivalent; recommended for all students in BIO 240.

Corequisites: BIO 240 and 243

BIO 243   Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I ...  1

Activities to enhance study of topics covered in the lecture section (BIO 240). Use of models, charts, and both microscopic and gross specimens to illustrate various systems.

Corequisites: BIO 240

BIO 244   Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II ...  1

Prerequisites: BIO 243 with a grade of C or better, BIO 240

Continuation of BIO 243. Use of laboratory activities to enhance study of human body structure and function.

Corequisites: BIO 241

BIO 245   Microbiology ...  3

Prerequisites: High school biology or equivalent with a grade of C or better within the last five years.

Covers contemporary scene of microbiology for students interested in health-related sciences. Focus on microbes, especially bacteria, in terms of identification, genetics, cultivation, isolation, and destruction. Nature of various diseases along with chemotherapy and immunology (natural and acquired).

Corequisites: BIO 247

BIO 246   Microbiology ...  4

Prerequisites: High-school biology or equivalent and high-school chemistry or equivalent with a grade of a "C" or better within the last five years.

Basic concepts of microbiology including metabolism, genetics, and inhibition of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Emphasis on human pathogens, infection, resistance, and immunity. Laboratory exercises reinforce lecture concepts and teach fundamental skills in microscopy, aseptic technique, isolation, and identification of microorganisms.

BIO 247   Microbiology Laboratory ...  1

Hands-on experience with techniques of identification and manipulation of microbial organisms, reinforcing material covered in lecture session.

Corequisites: BIO 245

BIO 265   Pathophysiology ...  3

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 241, BIO 243, BIO 244

Study of mechanisms of disease conditions. Working from foundation of normal function, exploration of what can go wrong and how. Emphasis on conditions most commonly encountered by today's health professionals. Combination of lecture, discussion, and seminar.

BIO 270   Kinesiology ...  3

Prerequisites: BIO 240/243 with a grade of C or better, and taken within the last 5 years.

Study of movement of the human body. Emphasis on elements of skeletomuscular system and how they produce movements. Examines role of nervous coordination of body movement. Combination of lecture and lab.

Corequisites: OTA 100 or permission of instructor

BIO 280 (formerly 140)   Nutrition Pathways ...  3

Prerequisites: BIO 240 with a grade of C or better, BIO 241 can be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite

Scientific study of the essential nutrients and their function in the body. Recommended nutrient intakes, diet assessments and planning, relationships between diet and health will also be covered.

BIO 291   Natural History Field Studies ...  1-4 hrs

Prerequisites: 100 level biology course in the last five years or permission of instructor.

Field course covering topics in the natural history of a specific region of the world. Supervised on-site field studies and coursework in an individual learning agreement. Lectures, directed readings, writing, and other creative projects, or online/distance coursework. Approved academic study tour, study abroad, or field experience required.

BIO 295   Topics in Biology ...  1-4 hrs

Topics in biology presented as complete course. May be repeated for credit if the same topic is not repeated. (May require permission of the instructor)

Corequisites: BIO 297

BIO 297   Topics in Biology Laboratory ...  1-2 hrs

Experimental component of Biology 295 if appropriate for the topic.

Corequisites: BIO 295

BTC 101   Keyboarding ...  3

Introduction to computer keyboard and development of correct techniques for keyboarding documents. Speed and accuracy exercises to develop necessary skill level. Emphasis on straight copy skills, basic keyboarding applications, and document formatting such as letters, memos, reports, and tabulation problems. Designed for both beginning typists and individuals who need to refresh keyboarding skills.

BTC 103   Microcomputer Applications ...  3

Introduces use of business applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations. Windows application package used for each application. (PC-based software only) Keyboarding skills recommended. Students may not receive credit for both BTC (BAS) 103 and CPT 103.

BTC 105   Proofreading and Editing Business Documents ...  3

Emphasizes document formatting and review of basic related grammar and punctuation rules. Proofreading and editing techniques applied to business documents.

BTC 122   Skillbuilding ...  1

Prerequisites: BTC (BAS) 101

Improves speed and accuracy of keyboarding/ typing skills in preparation for job entry and testing. Concentration on individual goals and skill improvement.

BTC 130   Customer Service Excellence ...  1

Develop fundamental principles of serving customer needs. Learn to analyze situations, develop solutions, implement and evaluate effectiveness, and train others. Covers all vital areas to help handle customers professionally, effectively, and successfully. Build good rapport with customers and associates.

BTC 131   Telephone Communication Skills ...  1

Improve telephone skills to meet needs of work place and become more customer service oriented in handling of telephone communications. Techniques of scripting and organization. Practice handling variety of customers.

BTC 132   Time Management ...  1

Time management techniques and organizational planning to improve efficiency on the job. Identify strengths and weaknesses. Develop prioritization skills and learn how and when to delegate.

BTC 135   Your Professional Image ...  1

Review of appropriate business etiquette in today's work place. Real applications of best way to develop and maintain a professional image

BTC 136   Electronic Communication with Stakeholders ...  2

Apply fundamental communication rules and etiquette to electronic communication with all stakeholders (employees, customers, vendors, stockholders, etc). Learn how electronic communication has changed internal and external communication, and see how social media fits into this new model.

BTC 137   Interpersonal Skills ...  1

Develop interpersonal skills needed for today's diverse work place. Learn to make decisions using problem-solving techniques. Study different types of customers and workers and how to communicate and work successfully with each.

BTC 138   Introduction to Project Management ...  1

Build a foundation of project management terminology and skills.  learn to budget and schedule tasks while avoiding common pitfalls.

BTC 145   Business Technology Tools ...  3

Prerequisites: Keyboarding skills.

Emphasis on the use of technology found in today's business environment. Students will enter and edit information as well as manipulate and format data using the current technology. Voice recognition, mobile computing devices, and other input methods to complete administrative tasks will be addressed.

Corequisites: BTC/BAS/CPT 103

BTC 150   Managing Personal Information – Outlook ...  1

Learn to use Outlook effectively to maintain your personal and/or work information. Topics include: handling e-mail, organizing contacts and tasks, using notes, managing calendars, and scheduling meetings and resources.

BTC 160   Word Processing - MS Word ...  2

Focus on learning intermediate and advanced concepts and functions of current version of MS Word. Topics include creating, editing and saving documents to intermediate and advanced functions like merges, macros, tables, wizards/templates, to multi-page documents with many special features.

Corequisites: BTC/BAS/CPT 103.

BTC 165   Presentations Using PowerPoint ...  2

Presentation and application of beginning through advanced functions of PowerPoint. Topics include: create effective graphic presentations, organize and outline content of presentation, format text and graphics, apply tools, correctly chart/graph information, change color schemes, and create customized templates. Use of resources available for preparing presentations, including effective presentation skills.

BTC 170   Spreadsheet Applications - Excel ...  2

Presentation and application of business functions of Excel. Topics include formulas and functions, absolute/relative cell references, templates, reports, charting/graphing, formatting, and integration of Excel and MS Word.

BTC 175   Database Applications - Access ...  2

Presentation and application of Access functions. Topics include: plan and design tables, query data, design and generate forms and reports, establish relationships, manage multiple databases, integrate Access with other MS Office applications.

BTC 190   Planning and Design Concepts-Microsoft Publisher ...  2

Prerequisites: BTC/BAS/CPT 103

Focus is on preparation, planning, and design of various desktop publishing documents using Microsoft Publisher. Design basics and elements of design such as planning message for target audience, consistency, proportion, balance, color choice, and unity will be emphasized.

BTC 245   Administrative Procedures ...  3

Prerequisites: BTC (BAS) 160 with a minimum grade of C or above.

Develop understanding of procedures in today's electronic office. Review of composition, telecommunications, electronic mail, making travel and meeting arrangements, document formatting, financial statements, records management, human relations, job application procedures, and decision-making skills. Students must be available for shadowing hours in local business. Students must earn a C or above in the course in order to graduate. Hybrid course. Fall.

BTC 247   Administrative Supervision ...  3

Prerequisites: BTC(BAS) 160 with a minimum grade of C or above.

Supervision of employees, including how to handle personnel problems, hire, terminate, and promote employees. Also, budgeting, employee evaluations, and use of decision-making skills. Students must be available for shadowing hours in local business. Students must earn a C or above in the course in order to graduate. Hybrid course. Spring

BTC 250   Business Simulations ...  3

Prerequisites: BTC(BAS) 103, BTC(BAS) 138, BTC(BAS) 160, BTC(BAS) 165, BTC(BAS) 170, BTC(BAS) 175 with a minimum grade of C or above.

Application of all MS Office and desktop publishing skills to complete various office simulation projects. Use of critical thinking, time management, organizational skills, and integration of computer skills as performance standards. Implementation of a realistic work environment. Students must earn a C or above in the course in order to graduate. Hybrid course. Spring

BTC 290   Publishing Projects- Adobe inDesign ...  2

Prerequisites: BTC(BAS) 190.

This course will reinforce planning and design concepts with a focus on preparing desktop publishing documents and marketing items on a project basis. Importance will be placed on real-world application of design basics and applying those while learn to use Adobe InDesign.

BUS 101   Introduction to Business ...  3

Survey course covering many facets of business; a general knowledge of the modern business environment. Review of economic, social, legal, and ethical systems affecting U.S. firms. General concepts of business organization, management, people aspects of business, together with functions of production, marketing (including international), accounting, finance, computers, and information systems.

BUS 105   Business Ethics ...  3

Introductory survey of classical and contemporary ethical theories related to current business and computer situations and problems with an emphasis on case studies and examples (formerly BUS 250).

BUS 115   Introduction to Public Relations ...  3

Basic functions of public relations in the public and private sector. Emphasis on history, case studies and writing, including press releases, media plans and speeches. Media's role in public relations, and role in shaping and swaying public opinion. Specific jobs and emphasis areas also covered.

BUS 198   Business Administration Internship ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: BUS 201. Requires prior approval of department chair or dean.

Students placed in position in an agency or in business to gain practical experience and learn specific operational technologies.

BUS 201   Principles of Management ...  3

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Presents management and organizational concepts with application to realistic organizational situations. Areas covered include management theory past and present, functions of management, organizational structure (centralization/ decentralization), span of control, motivation theories and practice, together with decision making in daily operations of marketing, production, forecasting, distribution and contemporary issues. Course structured around functions of management planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.

BUS 204   Total Quality Operations Management ...  3

Examines many choices each organization makes on journey to achieving excellence. Study of exemplary organizations, their operational choices, and how those decisions lead to improved financial and market performance. Addresses key operational issues in services and manufacturing such as inventory, production methods, capacity planning, production planning, total quality management, reengineering business processes, and statistical process control. Examines qualitative and quantitative methods in operations of well-known organizations.

BUS 206   Human Resources Management ...  3

Covers many functions involved in personnel administration as performed by human resources department administrator and line managers. Explores aspects of human resource management: planning, recruiting, interviewing, selecting, placing, training, motivating, evaluating, rewarding, and disciplining employees. Presentation of pay systems, job evaluations, and some labor/management issues. Use of case analysis.

BUS 208   Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Management ...  3

Study of small business and its importance in American economy. Analysis of problems of small business through use of case studies. Application of functions of management to small business environment, including personnel, finance, promotion, government relations, ethics, and insurance.

BUS 210   Organizational Behavior ...  3

Deals with people at work in various organizational situations and how to motivate human assets to work together more effectively. Analysis of how to meet needs and goals of employees within organization while making organization productive. Covers motivation theories, communications, status and role behavior and contemporary human relations issues in firms.

BUS 220   Principles of Finance ...  3

Prerequisites: BUS 101,MAT 098 or ASMNT A121.

Basics of financial analysis, forecasting, operating and financial leverage, working capital, current asset management, short-term financing, time value concepts and practices, and cost of capital equity financing, dividend policy, convertible bonds, warrants and options. Includes role of financial manager in organization.

BUS 230   Principles of Marketing ...  3

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Introduces consumer and institutional behavior patterns and overall role of marketing in the economy. Examines marketing process and its functions, together with marketing mix (place, product, price and promotion). Presents psychological and societal motivations that translate need through demand to satisfaction. Provides means to evaluate firm's capabilities, develop marketing strategies, and introduce marketing techniques to meet objectives. Review of marketing ethics and some international aspects of marketing.

BUS 232   Advertising and Sales Promotion ...  3

Introduction to theory, practice, and techniques of advertising. Consideration of role of advertising and sales promotion. General survey of kinds and purposes of media, psychological implications of typical appeals, and limited practice in promotional programming. Coordination of advertising display and publicity in context of realistic sales promotion programs.

BUS 234   Retailing ...  3

Prerequisites: BUS 230

Fundamentals of retail store organization and management, including store location, layout, buying, pricing operation, advertising, display, and analysis associated with merchandise handling. Area retailers invited to discuss actual application of various retailing activities, e.g. buying, advertising, and inventory control.

BUS 236   Consumer Behavior ...  3

Marketing strategy and tactics explained based on explicit or implicit beliefs about consumer behavior. Included are external influences to buying, internal influences, the consumer's buying decision process, social and ethical issues in consumer behavior. Presents information search and consumer research methods as well as ultimate consumer and industrial buyers.

BUS 238   Personal Selling ...  3

Fundamentals of personal selling from the determination of customer needs to the close of the sale. Treats factors such as customer problems, merchandising knowledge, and personality traits of successful salespersons. Covers special selling topics and the role of the sales manager, together with motivation and compensation of the sales staff.

BUS 246   Legal Environment of Business ...  3

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Introduction to general nature of law and how its meaning affects climate in which a business operates. Exploration of role of government and government's attitude toward business, antitrust legislation and enforcement, public control through taxation, regulation, competition, mergers, and commerce/trade restrictions. Covers freedom of contract and labor/management relations.

BUS 255   International Business ...  3

Prerequisites: BUS 101

Survey course to develop understanding and appreciation of environments and operations of international business. The nature of international business, international environment, organizations and monetary systems, foreign environment, and management tools that deal with environmental forces.

BUS 270   E-marketing ...  3

Examines impact of the Internet on traditional methods of marketing and related business functions. Explores existing and potential use of the Internet for marketing goods and services. Analyzes the effect of the Internet on marketing strategy and the marketing mix.

BUS 272/CPM 230   Social Media Marketing for the Web ...  3

Advertising method that uses social network services like e-mail, blogs, Facebook and Twitter to increase Web presence.  Learn to develop and use social media to enhance search engine optimization (how search engines find your website) and engage visitors.

BUS 298   Business Administration Capstone ...  1

This course is a culminating experience integrating all the course work taken in the Business Administration Associate of Applied Science program. This course includes individual and programmatic assessment. All Business Administration AAS degree-seeking students are required to take this capstone class in their final semester before graduating.

CDC 101   Introduction to Early Childhood Education ...  3

Overviews historical and contemporary early childhood programs and curriculum. Examines qualities and skills necessary for working effectively with young children. Surveys range of opportunities open to child care personnel in various early childhood settings. Site observations are part of course work. Fall and Spring. Summer, even years.

CDC 102   Creative Activities and Play for Young Children ...  3

Introduces techniques and materials to foster creativity, imagination, and artistic expression. It investigates the role of play in children's development. Examines teacher's role in planning and implementing process-oriented activities. Site observations are a part of the course work.

CDC 103   Literacy and Literature for Young Children ...  3

Utilizes various genres of children's literature and other materials to support emergent literacy and language development in young children. Site observations are a part of the course work.

CDC 104   Principles of Early Childhood Curriculum ...  3

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 112

Investigates theory and practice of early childhood education in variety of program settings. Includes survey of program models, teaching techniques, curriculum planning and scheduling, and classroom management. Site observations are a part of the course work. Fall

Approval needed from the CDC program coordinator in order to register for this class.

Corequisites: CDC 105, CDC 109

CDC 105   Early Childhood Practicum I ...  2

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 112; permission of the program coordinator required.

Involves observation and participation, under qualified supervision, in early childhood education settings. Coordinates with course objectives from CDC 104. The practicum experience is also paired with a coordinating seminar, CDC 109. Site observations are a part of the course work.

Approval needed from the CDC program coordinator in order to register for this class.

Corequisites: CDC 104, 109

CDC 106   Experiences in Early Childhood Education ...  1-3 hrs

This course provides for variable credit for prior professional development learning experiences related to working with young children from birth to age 8. Variable credit for prior learning experience based upon evaluation by child care program director.

CDC 107   Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs ...  3

Introduces characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities and overviews history and educational theories related to individuals with exceptionalities, especially children. Examines impact of disabilities and other special needs on individuals, families, schools and communities. Site observations are a part of the course work.

CDC 108   Infant and Toddler Development and Curriculum ...  3

Follows development of infants and toddlers (conception to 3 years of age). Examines theories of physical, cognitive (including language), social and emotional areas of development. Emphasis on developmentally appropriate activities, materials, room arrangement, and scheduling. Guided observation, record-keeping for assessment, and interaction with infants and toddlers. Site observations are a part of the course work. Summer, odd years.

CDC 109   Early Childhood Practicum I Seminar ...  1

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 112

Provides opportunities for discussion and collaboration among students about field experiences. it supports course objectives from CDC 105. Requires concurrent enrollment in CDC 104, 105. Permission of program coordinator is required to enroll in this course. Fall

Corequisites: CDC 104, CDC 105

CDC 112   Child Growth and Development I: Prenatal through Early Childhood ...  3

Study of human development from conception to approximately age 6. Investigates theories related to physical, cognitive (including language), social and emotional growth and development. Examines relationship among areas of development and the connection between development and children's behaviors. Site observations are a part of the coursework.

CDC 113   Child Growth and Development II: Birth through Adolescence ...  3

Prerequisites: CDC 112

Exploration of human development throughout the lifespan and investigation of theories related to physical, cognitive (including language), social and emotional growth and development. Examines relationships among areas of development as well as the connection between development and behavior. Focus is also on developmental issues in childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Site observations are a part of this course work.

CDC 201   Cognitive Activities & STEM for Young Children ...  3

Prerequisites: CDC 112

Focus on developmentally appropriate methods and materials to enhance young children's awareness of science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. Emphasizes techniques to develop observation, problem solving, and thinking skills. Site observations are a part of the course work.

CDC 202   Music and Movement for Young Children ...  3

Explores music and movement activities to support perceptual, fine, and gross motor development. Overviews techniques to enhance creative movement and singing. Spring

CDC 203   Early Childhood Practicum II ...  2

Prerequisites: CDC 101, 104, 105, 109, 112 and permission of the program coordinator required.

Involves practical teaching experience with young children, under qualified supervision, in early childhood classroom setting. It includes lesson planning and implementation, assessment and record keeping, communicating with parents and families, and all other phases of classroom operation. Site observations are part of the course work. Permission of Program Coordinator required.

Corequisites: CDC 206, 209, 210

CDC 204   Management of Early Childhood Programs ...  3

Emphasizes operation and management of early childhood programs including issues related to staffing, curriculum and program planning, funding, facilities, public relations, and licensing and accreditation. Site observations are a part of the course work. Spring & Summer - even years.

CDC 205   Children, Families, and Communities ...  3

Overviews interrelationships between children, families, and society. Highlights topics of home/school, communication and involvement, community resources, and societal influences such as violence and divorce.

CDC 206   Early Childhood Practicum III ...  2

Prerequisites: CDC 101, 104, 105, 109, 112 and permission of program coordinator required.

Involves comprehensive teaching experience with young children, under qualified supervision, in early childhood classroom setting. Includes lesson planning and implementation, assessment and record-keeping, communicating with parents and families, and all other phases of classroom operation. Site observations are a part of the course work.

Corequisites: CDC 203, 209, 210

CDC 207   Curriculum and Materials for Young Children with Special Needs ...  3

Prerequisites: CDC 107

Reviews methods and techniques for planning and adapting instruction for learners with special needs. Provides experience with observing and recording, screening and assessment instruments, and other resources for implementing individualized learning plans. Site observations are a part of the course work.

CDC 208   Nutrition, Health, and Safety of Children ...  3

Examines nutrition, health, and safety factors affecting children from birth through adolescence. Topics include dietary requirements and nutrition education, health assessment, childhood illnesses and immunizations, first aid, accident prevention, and child abuse recognition and intervention.

CDC 209   Early Childhood Practicum II Seminar ...  1

Prerequisites: CDC 101, 104, 105, 109, 112

This is a co-requisite seminar that supports course objectives for CDC 203 Early Childhood Practicum II. It provides opportunities for discussion and collaboration among students about field experiences.

Corequisites: CDC 203, 206, 210

CDC 210   Early Childhood Practicum III Seminar ...  1

Prerequisites: CDC 101, CDC 112, and one other CDC course.

Provides opportunities for discussion and collaboration among students about field experiences. The seminar supports course objectives from CDC 206. Permission of program coordinator is required to enroll in this course.

CDM 103   Introduction to CAD Systems ...  2

Uses both AutoCAD and Cadkey software to introduce CAD. Coverage includes functions of CAD drawing, its components, creating and editing drawing, input methods, basic views, basic dimensioning, and steps needed to save and retrieve completed CAD drawings. Engineering report required.

CDM 104   CAD Systems II ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 103 with a grade of "C" or better.

Extends topics covered in CDM 103 and includes advanced orthographic views, tolerancing and dimensioning. Covers sketching, sectional views, auxiliary views and basic descriptive geometry. Uses AutoCAD software.

CDM 120   Descriptive Geometry ...  2

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Analysis of basic shape descriptions using successive auxiliary views and rotations to determine true lengths, sizes and shapes, and to find solutions to problems dealing with coplanar and non-coplanar forces. Engineering report required.

CDM 205   Architectural Drafting I ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

General orientation, site work, floor plans, elevation drawings, structural information and dimensioning information, roof plans, schedules of fixtures and equipment.

CDM 206   Architectural Drafting II ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 205

Detail drawings, sections, stairs, foundation plans, and introduction to electrical drawings, plumbing and HVAC drawings, perspectives and renderings

CDM 207   Revit Architecture I ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Introduction to use and application of Revit software. Course includes Building Information Modeling, shared user design, and sustainable/green building features.

CDM 208   Revit Architecture II ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM-207

Intermediate application of Revit software for commercial architectural design involving Building Information Modeling.  Collaboration techniques, advanced design development tools and advanced construction documents are featured.

CDM 209   Construction Materials ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Use and availability of concrete, masonry, metals, wood and plastics, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, etc.

CDM 210   HVAC Drafting ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Design of systems related to size and structure of buildings. Drawings for heating systems: forced air, hot water, radiant, and electrical. Air conditioning systems and drawings.

CDM 211   Structural Drafting ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Interpretation of general plans, stress diagrams, erection diagrams and specifications. Preparation of steel details, falsework plans, foundation and masonry plans, and bills of material and bolt lists. Drawing of basic welding details.

CDM 212   Electrical/Electronic Drafting ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Includes electrical symbols and fundamentals, conduit and grounding plans, lighting plans, details of electrical equipment, electronic symbols and tables, connections diagrams, schematic block and logic diagrams, instrumentation and control drawings.

CDM 221   Solid Modeling I ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 103

Introduction to parametric solid modeling using Solidworks software.

CDM 222   Solid Modeling II ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 221

Intermediate parametric solid modeling using Solidworks software.

CDM 223   Geometric Dimensioning/Tolerance ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Fundamentals and techniques, general dimensioning, practices, limit dimensions, cylindrical fits, S.I. metrics, tolerances of position and form, surface texture, profile, orientation and runout.

CDM 231   Tool Path Generation ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Includes short history of N/C programming, cutters, speeds and feeds, sequence of operations, tool path generation for 3-axis and multiaxis machines, tooling and machine language using Mastercam program and completion of prototypes in CNC manufacturing cell.

CDM 235   Manufacturing Processes ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Focuses on processes used in manufacturing metal parts. Includes machining, stamping, extruding, swaging, grinding, casting, forging, roll forming, welding, electrical discharge machining (EDM) and threading. Finishing processes include anodizing, tempering, annealing, pickling, etc. Addresses overall process of manufacturing planning. Prerequisite waived with instructor consent.

CDM 251   Introduction to Piping Drafting ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Pneumatic/ hydraulic fundamentals and codes, kinds of pipe and specifications, piping symbols, piping schematics, plans, riser diagrams, isometrics, and details of piping.

CDM 255   Civil Drafting ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM 104

Drawing and interpretation of site plans and maps, calculating drainage; and drawing structural steel details, reinforcing concrete and the piping related to site plans.

CDM 265   Sustainable Design ...  3

Prerequisites: CDM-104

Examination of sustainability and green construction design and drafting items related to residential and commercial design.  Topics will include building materials, methodologies, energy production and storage, water use and waste systems.  Course includes a review of LEED certification items.

CDM 270   Externship ...  3

Prerequisites: Approval of CAD/CAM department chair and meet externship requirements.

Practical work experience and structured occupational learning specific to CAD/CAM major. Provides educational experience not available in classroom or lab.

CDM 298   CAD/CAM Capstone ...  1

Culminating course experience for the CAD/CAM program.

Corequisites: Application for graduation

CHM 101   Introduction to Chemistry ...  3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: MAT 098, ASMNT A121

Introduction to basic principles of chemistry, including measurements and problem-solving, atomic theory, chemical nomenclature, chemical reactions, molecular structure, properties of gases, liquids, and solids, acid-base chemistry, and oxidation-reduction chemistry.

Corequisites: CHM 103

CHM 103   Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory ...  1

Hands-on course with emphasis on proper laboratory techniques and experimental activities that illustrate concepts studied in CHM 101.

Corequisites: CHM 101

CHM 106   Chemistry for Allied Health ...  4

Prerequisites: MAT 098

This is a one-semester lab and lecture course providing students with basic concepts in general, organic, and biological chemistry. It will assist students in problem-solving skills and significantly emphasize the applications of chemistry to human health. This is not a general education course for the AA Degree.

CHM 115   General Chemistry I ...  5

Prerequisites: 1 year of High School Chemistry or CHM 101 or equivalent and MAT 121 with a grade of C or better.

Study of how compounds are formed and named, chemical equations, calculations and problem-solving involving elements, compounds and chemical equations including stoichiometry, thermochemistry; properties of gases, solids, solutions, and acids and bases. Experiments introduce basic lab skills and aspects of qualitative and quantitative analysis.

CHM 116   General Chemistry II ...  5

Prerequisites: CHM 115 with a grade of C or better; or CHM 110 & 113 with a grade of C or better; and MAT 158,160 or 162 or higher with a grade of C or better.

Continuation of Chemistry I. Includes study of chemical equilibria, acid-base chemistry, complex ions, thermodynamics, oxidation-reduction reactions, nuclear chemistry, and introduction to organic chemistry. Experiments continue to introduce and improve laboratory skills and problem solving.

CHM 222   Quantitative Analysis ...  3

Prerequisites: CHM 116, with a grade of C or better.

Principles and practice of quantitative chemistry including descriptive statistics; equilibria pertaining to acid-base, complexometric, redox and solubility; volumetric analysis; spectrophotometric analysis and an introduction to chromatography.

CHM 240   Organic Chemistry I ...  3

Prerequisites: CHM 116, with a grade of C or better.

Introduction to structure, nomenclature, properties, synthesis and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic carbon compounds.

CHM 241   Organic Chemistry II ...  3

Prerequisites: CHM 240, with a grade of C or better.

Continuation of study of structure, nomenclature, properties, synthesis and reactions of aliphatic and aromatic carbon compounds with emphasis on chemistry of carbonyl compounds.

Corequisites: CHM 243

CHM 243   Organic Chemistry I Laboratory ...  2

Prerequisites: CHM 240, with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Hands-on introduction to laboratory techniques and procedures of organic synthesis and identification.

Corequisites: CHM 241

COL 090   College Study Skills ...  3

Develops, improves, and practices study skills critical to success in college. Skills include time management, concentration, memory, SQ4R textbook study method, note taking from both lecture and textbook, exam preparation and test taking.

COL 101   College Success Seminar ...  1

Information and experiences to facilitate college success for freshman.   Required of all first-time freshmen students taking 9 or more hours (6 hours or more in the summer semester).

COL 104   Online Information and Internet Research ...  1

Skills needed to select and search online information sources. Focus is on strategies for searching online catalogs, indexes, and the Internet. Includes resource comparison, evaluation and citation, and types of information.

COL 299   Sophomore Portfolio Assessment ...  1

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Students will complete activities from 3 discipline areas* which will include evidence of Higher Order Thinking (HOT) and Managing Information (MI). Students may be required to complete a comprehensive standardized assessment test. The discipline areas are: Humanities, Social Science, and Multicultural/Valuing

Corequisites: Students should take this course after completing 30 hours of their 42 hour AA general education transfer block.

COM 102   Introduction to Mass Communication ...  3

Focus on different modes of mass communication including radio, television, film, video, magazines, newspapers, publishing, advertising, public relations, photography, and telecommunications. Development of media from invention to present, effects of media on society, government controls, censorship, and other issues.

COM 112   Introduction to Radio and Television Broadcasting ...  3

Introduction to broadcasting, including history, government regulations, station operation, and program development.

COM 115   Introduction to Public Relations ...  3

Basic functions of public relations in public and private sector. Emphasis on history, case studies, and writing including press releases, media plans, and speeches. Media role in public relations, and role in shaping and swaying public opinion. Specific jobs and emphasis areas covered.

COM 120   Electronic News Gathering ...  3

Prerequisites: COM 102

Instruction in video skills for pre-production, production, and post-production of television news. On-location, single-camera shooting will be emphasized. Includes lectures, discussions, practical applications, and evaluations.

COM 260   Video Production for the Media ...  3

Prerequisites: COM 102

Introduction to all aspects of video production. Remote and studio television production will be covered. Hands-on experience in the use of equipment to produce video projects for the media. Consists of lectures, field assignments, in-class activities, and examinations.

COM 270   Media Literacy ...  3

Emphasis on the ability to access, analyze and evaluate media in a variety of media formats.  Review of tools necessary to understand the role of the media as well as skills of inquiry necessary for citizens of a democracy.  Media formats examined include journalism, advertising and political communications.

COM 290   Topics in Mass Communication ...  3

Exploration of a topic selected by the department. Topics may include examination of mass communication in a variety of contexts: presidential elections, mass communication theory, mass communication effects, impact of the Internet, etc.

COM 296   Mass Communication Internship ...  3

Prerequisites: COM 102 or consent of instructor.

Students placed in participatory position in mass media corporation or organization. Includes assignments related to internship.

CPC 107   A+ (Computer Repair and Maintenance) ...  5

Preparation to meet the requirements of the A+ certification exam. How to build, configure, upgrade, and troubleshoot PCs. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on labs.

CPC 125   Windows Desktop Operating Systems ...  3

In-depth introduction to current Windows desktop operating systems including installation, resource use, hardware devices and drivers, system performance and reliability, network protocols and services, desktop, security and troubleshooting. Emphasis on supporting end users. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions and hands-on labs. Preparation for Microsoft certification.

CPC 155   Cyber Security Essentials ...  3

This class focuses on prerequisite skills required for cyber security, ethical hacking, and forensics.  An introduction to programming, web-design, and database query languages.  Additional topics will be added as prerequisite skills change along with technology.  This class is offered in a hybrid format only and will require guided self study.

CPC 160   Security Fundamentals ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 107 or CPC 125

Learn the fundamentals of security and prepare for the Security + certification exam.  Combination of hands-on labs, lectures, and demonstrations.

CPC 161   Computer Forensics ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 160

Explore use of analytical and investigative techniques to identify, collect, examine and preserve evidence or electronically stored information. Combination of hands-on labs, lectures and demonstrations.

Corequisites: CPC 155

CPC 162   Ethical Hacking ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 160

Determine weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems using the same tools and knowledge as a malicious hacker (in a lawful way) in order to increase security. Preparation for CEH certification. Combination of hand-on labs, lectures and demonstrations.

Corequisites: CPC 155

CPC 170   CCNA1 ...  5

First course in a four-course sequence that prepares student for Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification and the job market. Over the four-course sequence learn networking fundamentals, routing and switching protocols, router and switch configuration in the LAN and WAN, security issues and solutions, and wireless technologies. Combination of hands-on labs, lectures, and demonstrations.

CPC 171   CCNA2 ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 170

Second course in a four-course sequence that prepares student for Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification and the job market. Over the four-course sequence learn networking fundamentals, routing and switching protocols, router and switch configuration in the LAN and WAN, security issues and solutions, and wireless technologies. Combination of hands-on labs, lectures, and demonstrations.

CPC 172   CCNA3 ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 171

Third course in a four-course sequence that prepares student for Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification and the job market. Over the four-course sequence learn networking fundamentals, routing and switching protocols, router and switch configuration in the LAN and WAN, security issues and solutions, and wireless technologies. Combination of hands-on labs, lectures, and demonstrations.

CPC 173   CCNA4 ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 172

Fourth course in a four-course sequence that prepares student for Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) certification and the job market. Over the four-course sequence learn networking fundamentals, routing and switching protocols, router and switch configuration in the LAN and WAN, security issues and solutions, and wireless technologies. Combination of hands-on labs, lectures, and demonstrations.

CPC 180   Introduction to UNIX/Linux ...  3

Introduction to UNIX/Linux, installation, users and groups, package management, permissions and general network configuration.  Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions and hands-on labs.

CPC 202   Windows Server and Active Directory ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 107, CPC 125, or instructor permission.

In-depth study of the latest Windows Server operating system including installation, managing a server environment, access to resources, disaster recovery, IP addressing, name resolution, routing and remote access and network security. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions and hands-on labs. Preparation for Microsoft certifications.

CPC 224   Microsoft SQL Server ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 202, CPC 203

Preparation to meet certification requirements to become Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). How to design and implement database solution using Microsoft SQL Server. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs.

CPC 225   Microsoft Exchange Server ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 202

Preparation to meet certification requirements to become Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) or Microsoft Certified Systems A. How to implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate Microsoft Exchange Server. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs.

CPC 240   Wireless LANs ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 171 or CCENT certification.

Introduction to Wireless LANs. Topics include IEEE 802.11 standard, wireless radio technology, wireless topologies, access points, bridges, antennas, security, site survey preparation, troubleshooting, and emerging technologies. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs.

CPC 245   CCNA Security ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 171 or CCENT Certification

In-depth introduction to network security based on router firewalls and security appliances. Topics include Access Control Lists (ACLs), AAA security, intrusion detection, monitoring, and securing Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs. Preparation for security-related industry certifications.

CPC 246   Network Security II ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 245 or computer networking instructor permission.

Second course in a series of security classes providing in-depth study of network security based on firewall security devices. Topics include router and security appliance ACLs, AAA, advanced protocols and intrusion detection, failover and system maintenance, VPNs, and device management. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, online assignments, and hands-on labs. Preparation for security-related industry certifications.

CPC 247   Voice Over IP ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 173 or CCNA Certification.

Introduction to Voice over IP including a discussion of converged networks, gateways and trunks, and call management. Combination of lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on labs.

CPC 260   UNIX/Linux Administration ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 180

Learn what a UNIX/Linux administrator needs to know to support a UNIX/Linux server.  Includes DNS, DHCP, mail services, Web and SQL services, file and print sharing, backup and recovery, monitoring and optimization, and configuration management.

CPC 270   CCNP1 ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 173 or CCNA certification

First course in a series that prepares students for CCNP ceertification.  Reference Cisco System's Web site (www.cisco.com/certification) for specific competencies addressed.  Combination of hands-on labs, lectures and demonstrations.

CPC 271   CCNP2 ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 173 or CCNA Certification

Second course in a series that prepares students for CCNP certification.  Reference Cisco System's Web site (www.cisco.com/certification) for specific competencies addressed.  Combination of hands-on-labs, lectures and demonstrations.

CPC 272   CCNP3 ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 173 or CCNA Certification

Third course in a series that prepares students for CCNP certification.  Reference Cisco System's Web site (www.cisco.com/certification) for specific competencies addressed.  Combination of hands-on labs, lectures and demonstrations.

CPC 273   CCNP4 ...  5

Prerequisites: CPC 173 or CCNA Certification.

Fourth course in a series that prepares students for CCNP certification.  Reference Cisco System's Web site (www.cisco.com/certification) for specific competencies addressed.  Combination of hands-on labs, lectures and demonstrations.

CPC 290   Virtualization Technologies ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 107

Introduction to virtualization technologies and use in current corporate environments.  Heavy emphasis on VMware and other products like Hyper V.  Combination of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on labs.

CPC 299   New Technologies ...  3

Prerequisites: CPC 107

Advanced IT topics including current trends and important skill sets.  Combination of lectures, demonstrations and hand-on labs when appropriate.

CPM 120   Windows Multimedia ...  3

Use of Windows operating system to present multimedia applications and theory to create kiosks, DVDs, presentations and Web pages with text, graphics, sound, video and animations. Emphasis on windows multimedia techniques such as application software integration, embedding sounds, graphics and videos, working with different file formats and resolutions, sound and video capture, and using various editing software for different multimedia applications. Computer literacy recommended.

CPM 160   Introduction to HTML ...  3

Creation of Web pages using HTML scripting covering tags, frames, tables, hypertext, graphics, sound and gif animations. Advanced topics include Cascading Style Sheets and new areas of HTML. Computer literacy recommended.

CPM 170   Computer Graphics (Adobe Illustrator) ...  3

Introduction to computer graphics software to create multimedia and presentation graphics. Emphasis on use of tools and menus to create special effects and to scale, stretch, rotate, group, and layer graphics.

CPM 190   Dynamic Programming Languages ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 165

Introduction to tools and skills required to build and maintain WWW server sites, using a variety of languages. Online only.

CPM 200   XML ...  3

Prerequisites: CPM 160

Creation of Web pages using XML (eXtensible Markup Language) documents including Internal and External Document Type Definitions, creation of XML schemas, creating XML namespaces for use with two different schemas, and using data types to define specific attributes and elements as well as the extraction of the XML data into other programs. Online only.

CPM 210   Digital Photo Editing (Adobe Photoshop) ...  3

Edit and enhance digital photos with special techniques and tools using popular software. Prepare photos, backgrounds, and buttons for Web pages; restore old photos and create photo composites.

CPM 215   Fireworks ...  2

Use of Adobe Fireworks software aimed at Web developers with features such as: optimizing images for the Web, creating transparent backgrounds, adding hotspots, photo galleries and creating wireframes for Web pages.

CPM 220   3D Animation ...  3

Creation of 2-3 dimensional animation and its playback as part of multimedia demonstration. Concepts and tools involved in computer animation and graphics.

CPM 230/ BUS 272   Social Media Marketing for the Web ...  3

Advertising method that uses social network services like e-mail, blogs, Facebook and Twitter to increase web presence.  Learn to develop and use social media to enhance search engine optimization (how search engines find your website) and engage visitors.

CPM 240   Web Design (Adobe Dreamweaver) ...  3

Introduction to Web editors and techniques used to design Web pages. Developed concepts include frames, tables, cascading style sheets, embedding java script code, and database integration. Emphasis on principles of good Web design and navigation.

CPM 250   Web Animation (Adobe Flash) ...  3

Design and integration of graphics, text, and audio sources to create animations and Web pages for the Internet. Utilization of current Web application software.

CPM 251   E-Learning Development Capstone ...  3

Prerequisites: CPM 120

Create interactive computer-based training modules for the Internet and DVDs using software designed for training. Focus is on training design techniques and testing methods (formerly CPM 230).

CPM 260   Content Management Systems (CMS) ...  3

Focus on Web-based content management systems that provide website authoring, collaboration and administration tools to create and manage website content for users with little knowledge of Web programming or markup languages.

CPM 270   Digital Video Editing (Adobe Premiere) ...  3

Hardware and software tools to capture audio, still, and full-motion video including scanners and video capture boards. Covers techniques used to edit and play captured audio/video. Discussion of data compression methods.

CPM 280   Javascript ...  3

Prerequisites: CPM 160

Writing script through use of Javascript programming language to create interactivity and animation for Web pages. Online only.

CPM 290   Topics in Multimedia ...  3

Appropriate prerequisite course(s); Instructor's permission required. Independent in-depth study on multimedia topics or software. Topics can include Advanced PhotoShop, Advanced Illustrator, cartoon and game animation using Flash, Using Lingo With Director or Authorware incorporating a series of software packages to be presented within a portfolio.

CPT 103   Microcomputer Applications ...  3

Introduces use of business applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. Windows application package used for each application. (PC-based software only)   Keyboarding skills recommended. (Students may not receive credit for both BAS 103 and CPT 103.)

CPT 104   Introduction to Programming for Animation and Computer Games ...  3

The course examines the proper steps in the creation of animation and game design. It covers history of gaming, game genre, story and character development, and game management. The creation of simple games will also be examined using the GameMaker development tool.

CPT 105   Computer Ethics ...  3

Introductory survey of classical and contemporary ethical theories related to current business and computer situations and problems with an emphasis on case studies and examples. Course fulfills AA general education requirements. (formerly CPB 105)

CPT 106   Operating Systems ...  3

Introduction to the concepts of computer operating systems, including DOS, Linux and Windows 7. Covers the three types of interfaces: command line, menu, and graphical. Operating concepts of file, disk, and other resource management.

CPT 115   Introduction to Data Processing ...  3

Introduction to computer systems with topics that include system components, data storage techniques, binary arithmetic, operating systems, device characteristics, and programming. Course fulfills AA general education requirements.

Corequisites: Recommended Corequisite: CPT 106

CPT 121   Basics of Data Communications ...  3

Understanding and appreciation of data communications from user's perspective. Overview of data communications concepts to address data communications issues in contemporary home or business environment. Online only (formerly CPC 120).

Corequisites: CPT-115

CPT 130   Introduction to UNIX Operating System ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 106

Introduction to UNIX operating system. Covers essential components of operating system, concept of shell, and basic editing techniques. Includes file structures, file access, linking files, and script files.

CPT 135   Programming in Python ...  3

Learning good problem-solving techniques using the Python programming language. Object-oriented concepts are included.

CPT 160   Mobile Apps Development ...  3

Developing applications for mobile devices on various platforms.

CPT 165   Computer Programming Logic ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 115

Understanding and appreciation of computer problem solving methods. Applies knowledge of specific characteristics of computer language and coding mechanics to logical solution of given problem. Logic and programming techniques apply to any of machine-oriented or high-level languages currently available.

CPT 172   FORTRAN Programming ...  3

Prerequisites: MAT 121

Continues development of good programming style using FORTRAN language. Emphasis is on development and use of single and multi-dimensional arrays and on development and use of subroutines and functions.

Corequisites: Recommended corequisite: CPT 165.

CPT 174   COBOL Programming I ...  3

General orientation to concept of structured COBOL programming and the use of COBOL language features and programming techniques. Taught on IBM-compatible PC.

Corequisites: Recommended corequisite: CPT 165

CPT 175   COBOL Programming II ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 174

Continuation of COBOL Programming I. Introduces programs of increased complexity, using advanced features of COBOL language, including sorts, indexed files, and subroutines. Taught on IBM-compatible PC.

CPT 182   Beginning Programming in C++ ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 106 or CPT 115

Advanced programming topics using the C language. Emphasis on data structures and file handling.

Corequisites: Recommended corequisite: CPT 165.

CPT 185   Programming in C# (C Sharp) ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 106 or CPT 115

Object-oriented approach to programming as well as the C# programming language.

CPT 186   Advanced Programming in C++ ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 182

Working knowledge of object-oriented programming using C++ language. Features extensive hands-on programming development using C++ compiler on IBM-compatible system.

CPT 198   Computer Science Internship ...  1-3 hrs

Requires prior approval of department chair or dean. Students placed in a position in business to gain practical experience and learn specific operational technologies.

CPT 200   Systems Analysis and Design ...  3

Orientation to the development of computer-based man-machine information systems. Study of system life cycles, development of logical systems specification, data collection techniques, human factors design, and standards for documentation.

Corequisites: CPT-165

CPT 201   Introduction to Database Management ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 103, CPT 115

Practical foundation for the design, implementation, and management of database systems. Includes the Internet?s impact on how databases are designed, implemented, and used (formerly CPB 201).

CPT 204   Advanced Applications ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 103

Continuation of topics covered in elementary applications course. Emphasis on spreadsheet macros, functions, graphics, and database form development, modeling, and merging features using word processor (formerly CPB 101).

CPT 220   Data Integration Techniques ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 204

Creation and use of custom menus, forms, and other features in spreadsheet and database environments, and use of logic structures, control loops and other branching techniques. Emphasis on handling data by defining properties and by creating value trees, event trees, and data links to external data files (formerly CPB 220).

CPT 230   Advanced UNIX ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 130

In-depth look at UNIX operating system and how it works. Advanced file access and programming in shell. Covers basic system administration and close look at security administration (formerly CPC 230).

CPT 240   SQL Basics ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 103 or CPT 115

Extensive hands-on activities using in-class SQL-based relational database to transform request into SQL query. How to create and test increasingly complex queries, how to build tables using data definition capabilities of SQL, how to create views for querying and manipulating data, and how to index in SQL database (formerly CPB 240).  Fall

CPT 243   Intranets and E-Commerce ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 115

Definition of E-Commerce, Intranets and Extranets. Exploration of major business opportunities, limitations, issues, and risks of all these technologies as well as how they are conducted and managed (formerly CPC 220). Online only.

CPT 245   Telephony ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 115

Coverage of signaling protocols used in telephony and the convergence of the telephone network with data networks (formerly CPC 280). Online only.

CPT 246   Computer Security ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 121

Exploration of LAN and WAN network security issues and various resolutions to the problems (formerly CPC 282). Online only.

CPT 249   Network Architecture and Protocol ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 121

Terminology, operating systems, network topology, computer network architecture and hardware, and introduction to network protocols. Protocols covered include block-oriented send and wait protocols and streaming protocols. Includes introduction to Internet working protocols (formerly CPC 200). Online only.

CPT 250   Database Programming ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 103 or CPT 115

Special topics course about how to program in a commercially popular database language and integrating databases for the Web.

CPT 260   Oracle Programming ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 103 or CPT 115

In-depth coverage of Oracle?s current Programming Language/ Structured Query Language (PL/SQL) bringing all benefits and capabilities of a high-level programming language to the database environment.

CPT 265   DB2 Programming ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 165, CPT 201, CPT 240

Production of application programs manipulating DB2 databases in a UNIX, Windows NT, Windows 95, or OS/2 environment. Emphasis on embedding static SQL statements and preparing programs for execution.

CPT 271   Programming in Perl ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 130, CPT 165, CPT 201

Quick prototyping, systems utilities, software tools, database access and www programming. Perl modules and extensions greatly reduce development time for any given task. Perl scripting included. Role of Perl in bioinformatics.

CPT 280   Visual BASIC ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 106 or CPT 115

Using Visual Basic 2005. Principles of effective graphic user interface design, and how to import and adopt code from other versions of BASIC. Building applications by selecting and creating appropriate controls, defining their properties, and coding their events.

CPT 282   Advanced Visual BASIC ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 280

Advanced topics will include object-oriented programming with Visual Basic 2005, XML processing, database integration, as well as web forms and services.

CPT 284   Java Programming ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 106 or CPT 115

This class will provide students with the opportunity to master basic fundamentals of the Java programming language, to understand Object Oriented Design (OOD), and Object Oriented Analysis (OOA).

CPT 287   Advanced Java Programming ...  3

Prerequisites: CPT 182 or CPT 284

This class will provide students with the opportunity to master advanced programming techniques using Java programming language, to obtain a higher level understanding of Object Oriented Design (OOD), and Object Oriented Analysis (OOA).

CRJ 101   Introduction to Victimology ...  3

Introduces psychological impact incurred by crime victims. Basic crisis intervention techniques, working with and understanding special populations of victims and their needs, i.e. family violence, sexual assault victims, child victims, homicide survivors and response of criminal justice system, current laws and review of history of victim movement. Fall.

CRJ 103   Addictive Disease Concepts ...  3

Explores addiction from historical and theoretical background to current concepts. Variety of addictive behaviors examined with special focus on psychoactive drug dependency.  Fall.

CRJ 104   Treatment: Alcohol and Drug Abuse ...  3

Focus on treatment of alcohol and drug abuse as a continuum of processes from intervention through rehabilitation. Incorporates ways to address needs of people suffering from alcohol and drug abuse.  Spring.

CRJ 110   Criminal Investigations ...  3

Introductory perspective on the tactics, strategies, and techniques of criminal investigations.

CRJ 140   Introduction to Criminal Justice System ...  3

Overview of criminal justice system, including historical development, present status, and suggested reforms. Includes detailed descriptions of duties and functions of specific actors in system, including victim, offender, police, prosecuting and defense attorneys, courts and corrections.

CRJ 165   Introduction to Security ...  3

Survey of security systems and techniques, security surveys, and economic factors related to security.

CRJ 170   Criminal Law and Procedure ...  3

Analysis of substantive criminal law and criminal procedure. Specific attention given to Missouri Criminal Code and cases that interpret Missouri laws.  Fall.

CRJ 171   Rules of Criminal Evidence ...  3

Basic rules of evidence applicable to criminal and other related police duties. Examines fundamental questions of evidence and theories of proof, including hearsay, documentary proof, self-incrimination, relevance, and presumptions. Spring.

CRJ 175   Criminology ...  3

Study of various explanations of crime: classical psychological, sociological, critical, and interactionist. Examines array of responses available to system, including punishment by incarceration and other alternatives.

CRJ 201   Criminal Justice: Politics and Policy ...  3

Prerequisites: CRJ 140

Examination of the conflicting and converging needs and skills of social roles necessary for sound criminal justice system in society. Objectives, activities and skills of citizen, criminal justice professional, and social scientist identified and analyzed.  Spring.

CRJ 202   Correctional Institutions ...  3

Detailed examination of American correctional institutions, including roles of detainees or inmates, correctional officers, and administration. Topics include classification schemes, prison life and violence, and conflict between custody and treatment functions of institution.

CRJ 205   Juvenile Justice Systems ...  3

Examines justification for juvenile court system and looks at organization, functions, and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies. Specific attention given to Missouri juvenile system and court cases interpreting these laws.

CRJ 210   Crime Victimization: Policies and Procedures ...  3

Concepts, dynamics, and policies of programs for victims of crime, including their historical development, techniques for intervention, and response of criminal justice system. Model victim witness programs evaluated for strengths, weaknesses, and needed changes. Spring.

CRJ 224   Constitutional Law ...  3

Examines United States Constitution and relationship to American Society as a whole and criminal justice system in particular.  Fall.

CRJ 230   Crisis Intervention ...  3

Introduction to theories and practices related to intervening and mediating in and defusing crises, and referral of people in crises.  Spring.

CRJ 240   Probation and Parole ...  3

Historical development, relative merits and disadvantages of these programs, and analysis of their success as applied in all types of probational systems. Spring.

CRJ 250   Police Administration ...  3

Analyzes organization and administration of police departments and systems, highlighting peculiar characteristics of police organizations and personnel, budgeting for police departments, control and responsibility of police departments and relation of police department to other public agencies and general principles of public administration. Fall.

CRJ 260   Police-Community Relations ...  3

Studies development of police-community relations units, analyzes current police-community relations programs in large cities, and engages in hands-on development and observation of programs in action. General Education Skills Assessment is embedded. Spring.

CRJ 265   Internship ...  1-6 hrs

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission (Usually students seeking an internship with SCC have attained sophomore standing, have completed at least 9 credit hours in CRJ prefix courses with a minimum of a 2.33 GPA in those courses and a 2.0 GPA overall at SCC for all courses taken. Students are expected to be free of any record of academic dishonesty or criminal record of any kind excluding minor violations such as traffic tickets. Students themselves are expected to initially contact agencies directly to apply for the internship).

Students placed in participative position in criminal justice agency.

CRJ 266   Internship II ...  1-6 hrs

Prerequisites: CRJ 265

Students enroll in Criminal Justice Practicum a second time.

CRJ 280   Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice ...  3

Prerequisites: Completion of 24 credit hours of 100 level or above, prior to enrollment.

Analysis of criminal justice systems and crime in other cultures and how other cultures define and respond to criminal behavior.

CRJ 290   Special Topics in Criminal Justice ...  1-3 hrs

Credit for individual study or selected classes in subjects such as role of women in the criminal justice system, poverty and crime, or police civil liability. Instructor's approval required.

CRJ 291   Mock Trial ...  1-3 hrs

Clarifies working roles in legal establishment. Students portray each of courtroom principals: judge, prosecutor, defense attorney, defendant, and juror. Study hypothetical case through research and work with attorney instructors in courtroom setting. Procedures and working knowledge of judicial system.  Fall.

CRJ 292   Mock Trial Competition ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: CRJ 291

Students compete in American Mock Trial Association Regional Tournament.  Spring.

CRJ 298   Criminal Justice Capstone ...  1

Culminating experience integrating Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science program course work.  Required for Criminal Justice AAS degree-seeking students in the final semester before graduation.

ECO 100   Survey Economics ...  3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: MAT 096, ASMNT A120.

Introduction to basic economic decision-making at both micro and macro levels. Overview of topics relating to aggregate economic activity and to individual economic activity of households and firms.

ECO 110   Principles of Macroeconomics ...  3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: MAT 098, ASMNT A121

Introduction to determination of aggregate measures of economic activity, price level, employment and national output. Topics include inflation, unemployment and economic growth; money and banking system; and formulation of fiscal and monetary policies in pursuit of economic stabilization.

ECO 120   Principles of Microeconomics ...  3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: MAT 098, ASMNT A121

Introduction to determination of prices in product and factor markets. Topics include individual decision-making behavior of households and firms; interactions in markets of varying degrees of competition; and effects of such markets on allocation of scarce resources and distribution of income.

ECO 220   Money and Banking ...  3

Prerequisites: ECO 110

Examination of nature of money and factors influencing money stock; introduction to monetary theory and policy; and impact of monetary phenomena on employment, production, prices and balance of payments.

EDU 125   Teaching Literacy Through Storytelling ...  3

Learn to communicate through the magic of storytelling. An auditory form of learning that can enhance curricula.

EDU 210   Teaching Profession With Field Experience ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Observe teaching and learning for thirty (30) hours or more in P-12 classrooms. Introduction to the requirements for teacher preparation and certification. Examination of characteristics of effective teaching. Students will be able to determine if a career in teaching is an appropriate goal.

EDU 211   Foundations of Education ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Examination of the historical, philosophical, sociological, political, economic, and legal foundations of the American public education system. Nature of school environments, design, and organization of school curricula and characteristics of effective schools and instruction in grades P-12 will be explored. Educational structures, practices, and projections for the future will be studied.

EDU 220   Technology for Teachers ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101 and EDU 211

Focus on integration of instructional technology into the P-12 classrooms. Variety of software programs, presentation technology, and telecommunication tools. Concentration on social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology. Course fulfills A.A. general education requirement for computer literacy.

Corequisites: ENG 101 and EDU 211

EDU 225   Literature for Children ...  3

Study of children's literature from preschool to eighth grade, with best forms of literature for children and to develop standards of judgment in selection of reading materials for children. Recommended for elementary education majors.

EDU 240   Educational Psychology ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101, ENG 101, EDU 211(may be taken concurrently)

Relation of psychological principles to teaching, learning, and assessment, and the educational practice in P-12 classrooms. Focusing on the learner and the learning process, teacher characteristics, and classroom processes that increase student motivation. Student diversity and appropriate instructional strategies for students with special needs will also be introduced.

Corequisites: EDU 211(may be taken concurrently but recommended as a prerequisite)

EDU 242   Art for Children ...  3

Experience in teaching techniques of various appropriate media of visual arts and uses in elementary and middle school curricula.

EDU 244   Physical Education for Elementary Grades ...  3

For education majors. Understanding of child's total development with special emphasis on physical motor development. Overview of play, movement activities, teaching techniques, discipline, and working with individual differences.

EDU 246   Music for Children ...  3

For elementary education majors with no previous musical training. Introduction to methods to teach music through singing, playing the piano and other simple instruments, and rhythmic response to music. Emphasizes creative nature of music, with introduction to materials functional in classroom setting.

EDU 250   Education of Exceptional Learners ...  3

Prerequisites: EDU 240, EDU 211 (may be taken concurrently)

Introduction to exceptional learners and their education in grades P-12. Knowledge, skills, and dispositions that will enable students to work effectively with exceptional learners in general education or special education will be covered.

Corequisites: EDU 211 (may be taken concurrently but recommended to be taken as a prerequisite)

EDU 280   Practicum for Paraprofessionals ...  2

Prerequisites: EDU 240 and permission of program coordinator

Culminating course for the A.A.S. for Paraprofessionals. Observation and participation in local P-12 classrooms. Investigation and discussion will relate to the profession. Students must be available to participate in local classrooms during the P-12 school day.

Corequisites: EDU 250 or CDC 107

EDU 285   Teaching Profession with Field Experience ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG-101, and EDU-211,EDU-220, EDU-240 with a grade of "C" or better in the EDU courses.

This course has been designed to acquaint students with the day-to-day realities of classroom life and expose them to various professional and instructional issues in order to provide a realistic understanding of the teaching profession. The SCC student will perform a variety of activities such as: providing small group instruction, tutoring individuals, assisting students with assignments, providing whole class instruction, proctoring exams, and more while under the guidance of a Pre-K-12th grade classroom teacher. Furthermore, the course instructor from SCC observe our students in action as he/she is fulfilling their practicum experience in community classrooms.

EDU 290   Portfolio Assessment in Education ...  1

Prerequisites: 12 credit hours consisting of EDU 285, EDU 211, EDU 220, and EDU 240 with grade "C" or better.

Compilation by pre-service teachers of portfolios of observations, descriptions, and reflections upon their studies in professional education as required by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education mid-preparation benchmarks of the MoSTEP standards. Portfolios will be presented to the four-year school to which the student transfers, and copies will be retained by the Education program as assessment evidence for accrediting bodies.

EGR 100   Introduction to Engineering ...  1

Introduction to the profession of engineering within the scope of overall technical occupations.  Course includes resources for major exploration (incorporating regional professional societies, guest seminars, and university transfer information).  Emphasis is placed on emerging trends in field practice (globalization, computerization, nanotechnology, renewable energy, bio engineering, and contract engineering).  Content focuses on distinguishing aspects of practice (advanced math/science application, planning, analysis, communication) critical to the profession.

EGR 104   Engineering Design ...  3

Prerequisites: MAT 121

Introduction to technical project management involving team activities with project planning, physical design with CAD, data analysis, and communication.  Planning topics covered include project scoping, scheduling, budgeting, decision analysis, and risk reduction.  Data analysis includes basic charting/ statistics, data interpretation, and measurement  science.  Communication learning involves novel methods for effectiveness both with technical and non-technical audiences.  A team project is involved necessitating significant team member interaction outside of class.  AutoCAD, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are learned and utilized. 

EGR 170   Engineering Mechanics I-Statics ...  3

Prerequisites: MAT-230, PHY-240

Application of principles of mechanics to engineering problems of equilibrium. Includes resultants, equilibrium, friction, trusses, center of gravity and moment of inertia.

Corequisites: MAT-240

EGR 210   Engineering Mechanics II-Dynamics ...  3

Prerequisites: EGR 170

Application of principles of mechanics to engineering problems of motion and acceleration. Topics include plane motion; force, mass and acceleration; work and energy; and impulse and momentum.

EGR 220   Electrical Circuits ...  3

Prerequisites: MAT 230

Application of advanced mathematics (calculus and differential equations) to the understanding of circuits and circuit elements.  Topics include network components and properties, node voltages and mesh currents, signal models, first order circuits, and second order circuits.  The final exam will be administered via the Missouri University of Science and Technology. 

EGR 221   Electrical Circuits I Laboratory ...  1

Prerequisites: MAT 230

Laboratory to accompany Electrical Circuits I.

Corequisites: EGR 220

EGR 296   Engineering Internship ...  3

Prerequisites: EGR 100, ASMNT-INS

Participatory position placement in a local engineering firm. May require specialized training. Requires reflective paper on the experience. 12 credits in A.S. Pre-Engineering Program is required.

ENG 095   Developmental Writing I ...  3

Prerequisites: Writing Placement Score 1-2/Place in RDG 092 or higher.

Remediates basic writing weaknesses such as basic grammar and sentence structure. Focus on construction of developed paragraphs. Course is ungraded and may be repeated.

ENG 096   Developmental Writing II ...  3

Prerequisites: Placement or ENG 095 with pass grade

Pre-college-level writing class focusing on basic writing skills. Includes review of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and paragraph structure. May require assignments in ACE Center. Course does not count toward most degrees. Some sections offered as ESL friendly, i.e. taught by instructor trained to work with students for whom English is not primary language. Course grade on pass (P), repeat (R), or fail (F) basis.

ENG 101   English Composition I ...  3

Prerequisites: Meet 1 of the following: 1.) Assess into ENG-101; 2.) Pass ENG-096; 3.) Grade of B or better in ESL-108 and a grade of C or better in ESL-106 (or assess out of ESL-106); 4.) Grade of C or better in ESL-109 and a grade of C or better in ESL-106 (or assess out of ESL-106).

College-level writing course required for all other college-level writing classes. Emphasizes essay structure, ways of organizing information, and use of sources. Basic research skills and critical thinking skills as integral part of course.

ENG 102   English Composition II ...  3

Prerequisites: C grade in ENG 101 or EACT27

Advanced college-level writing course emphasizing analysis and in-depth research. Critical reading and thinking skills as well as library skills are integral part of course.

ENG 115   Technical Writing ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Required course for some technical programs. Writing skills applied to technical reports and summaries. Emphasizes special language, information, and audience demands of technical subjects and audiences. Students must receive a minimum grade of ?C? in ENG 101 to register for course.

ENG 125   Business Writing ...  3

Prerequisites: C or better in ENG 101

Required course for some business majors. Writing skills applied to various types of business communications including business correspondence. Emphasis on demands of special audiences and types of communications.

ENG 200   Book Writing Workshop ...  3

Student should have excellent writing skills and be proficient in the English language. Skills and methods required to professionally write a fiction or nonfiction book. Students will complete the framework and a minimum of three chapters for possible submission to a publisher.

ENG 201   Introduction to Creative Writing ...  3

Exploration of various forms and processes of creative writing.

ENG 203   Self-Publishing Workshop ...  3

From manuscript preparation to media marketing, presentation of how to publish books for bookstore shelves or for family history. Guest speakers enhance course with expertise in industry. Instructor is published professional writer.

ENG 206   Workshop in Creative Writing: Narrative Forms ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 201 or permission of instructor

Advanced creative writing with emphasis on guided editing and revision of narrative forms including essay, fiction, and creative non-fiction.

ENG 207   Workshops in Creative Writing: Poetry ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 201 or permission of instructor

Advanced poetry writing with emphasis on open discussion of student work and individualized critique by instructor and peers.

ESL 100   SCC Success and Skills for Non-Native Speakers ...  3

Advanced instruction for non-native speaking students regarding key strategies and skills needed to be successful in an American college, including listening, speaking, note taking, test taking, time management and basic written communication. Student must take the Compass ESL test.

Corequisites: Placement in ESL 104(RDG 104), ESL 107(101) or equivalent skill level, ESL 199(unless a student has previously attended a semester at a U.S. college and has take an equivalent course or the student has been a resident for more than two years).

ESL 103   Pronunciation, Communication, and Listening for Non-Native Speakers ...  4

Instruction in pronunciation for non-native speakers. By learning the American style of intonation, rhythm/speech production and syllable stress, students will be better understood and more articulate and expressive. Small group and individual communication activities will focus on speaking and listening. Open to non-native speakers of an intermediate level or above. Student must take the Compass ESL test.

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 104, Suggested co-requisite: ESL 107 (101) or equivalent skill level (not required).

ESL 104 (Formerly RDG 104)   College Reading for Non-Native Speakers ...  4

Directed practice in college reading skills emphasizing vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking, reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for non-native speaking students. Student must take the Compass ESL test.  Student may not receive credit for both RDG 104 and ESL 104.

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 103, and suggested corequisite of ESL 107.

ESL 105   Advanced Conversation and Speaking Skills for Non-Native Speakers ...  3

Prerequisites: ESL 103/SPE 100 or equivalent skill level, ESL 104 with a minimum grade of C

This course will include both verbal and nonverbal communication, both small group and public speaking, with three or four graded oral presentations. This course is designed to build speaking and listening skills for non-native speakers who have had some fluency instruction in speaking English, but need guided practice in refining conversation, making presentations and listening in a variety of situations. Other topics to be discussed include self-concept, others' perceptions, and the importance of being able to communicate in a variety of situations. Because this class is aimed at international students and non-native speakers, it will definitely include readings, communication, films and conversation about international and multicultural issues. Student must take the Compass ESL test.

Corequisites: ESL 106, and a suggested Corequisite ESL 108

ESL 106 (Formerly RDG 106)   Advanced College Reading for Non-Native Speakers ...  3

Prerequisites: Complete ESL 103, ESL 104 (RDG 104) with a grade of C or better and ESL 100

Directed practice in advanced college reading skills emphasizing discipline specific vocabulary, advanced comprehension, higher level critical thinking skills, improved reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for second-language students. Student must take the Compass ESL test. Student may not receive credit for both RDG 106 and ESL 106.

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 105 and the suggested corequisites of ESL 108

ESL 107 (formerly ESL 101)   Intensive Grammar Review for Non-Native Speakers ...  4

College-level review of grammar and vocabulary for ESL students, emphasizing target grammar concepts, sentences and paragraph structure, vocabulary, idioms and reading skills.  Student must take Compass ESL test.

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 103 and suggested corequisite of ESL 104

ESL 108 (formerly ESL 102)   Intermediate Composition for Non-Native Speakers ...  3

Prerequisites: ESL-107 (ESL-101), minimum grade of C, ESL-104 (RDG-104) or equivalent, ESL-100

Advanced instruction for non-native-speaking students in developing college level writing skills in English.  Students will work on essential composition skills, including sentence, paragraph, and essay skills, as well as advanced grammar skills.  Students will also be required to read, discuss and analyze short essays and selections as the foundation of discussion and writing.

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 105, and the suggested corequisite of ESL 106

ESL 109   Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers ...  3

Prerequisites: ESL 105, 106, 108 (ESL 105 can be waived with Program Coordinator approval)

Students will build skills in composition with a focus in skills necessary for writing research papers: familiarity with using the library, online databases, integrating research into essays, MLA form, while advancing reading skills, grammar, and sentence structure.  Reading and writing assignments will be enhanced with classroom discussion, peer editing, and conferencing. 

ESL 120   Success in Health Care Careers for Non-Native Speakers ...  3

Prerequisites: ESL 105 or equivalent skill level (permission of coordinator/instructor) and ESL(RDG)106

For non-native speakers entering health care programs in American colleges. Includes communicating in health care facilities, reading health care textbooks, medical records, and professional literature, learning in labs and clinicals, medical terminology and culture in American health care.

Corequisites: ESL 108(102)

ESL 199   Study of U.S. Culture and Community ...  1

Prerequisites: Students must take the ESL assessments prior to entry unless this course is the only course they will be taking.

This course will increase students' awareness of cultural, socio-economic and life style differences between the United States and other countries, as well as provide ample opportunity for non-native speakers to practice speaking, listening, reading and writing. Students will also learn more about the various regions and cultural-ethnic groups in this country. Students will learn new vocabulary and idioms, make an oral presentation, and write a short paper by the finish of the class.

Corequisites: ESL 100 ( co-requisite may be waived in some cases)

ESL 299   ESL Conversation and Current Events ...  1

Prerequisites: ESL 100, 103, 104, 107 or equivalent skill level

Conversation development based on current events, cultural issues and academic concerns.  Vocabulary, spoken grammar skills and listening comprehension, will be emphasized.

ETC 101   Fundamentals of Electronics ...  3

Introductory course in electricity and electronics. Topics include a study of resistors, Ohm?s law, series and parallel circuits, voltage and current dividers, DC meters, Kirchoff?s laws, conductors and insulators, and capacitors. Emphasis is on direct current circuitry and troubleshooting. Course includes lecture material and laboratory practice. A basic understanding of algebra is necessary.

FRN 101   French Language and Culture I ...  4

Beginning French course that presents basic language skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Includes culture unit on Paris. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

FRN 102   French Language and Culture II ...  4

Prerequisites: FRN 101 or 1 to 1 1/2 years minimum high school language study

Continuation of French 101, including culture unit on France.

FRN 190   Topics in French Language and Culture ...  39816

Prerequisites: Dependant on topic.

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in 100 level French language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependant on topic.

Corequisites: Dependant on topic.

FRN 195   French Language and Civilization ...  1-9 hrs

Involves travel and/or study in Francophone or French culture area. May have prerequisites and may be repeated for credit. Will not satisfy General Education requirements.

FRN 201   French Language and Culture III ...  4

Prerequisites: FRN 102 or 1 1/2 to 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended

Follow up to French 102. Provides expanded opportunities for listening to, speaking, reading, and writing French. Continues exploration of culture, with emphasis on Francophone world. Emphasis remains on linguistic functioning in real situations.

FRN 202   French Conversation and Composition ...  4

Prerequisites: FRN 201 or 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Intensive one-semester course focusing on conversational skills, grammar review, and composition. Exploration of role of French in North America.

FRN 210   Introduction to French Cinema ...  3

Study of the history and artistic elements of French cinema through critical examination of directors, themes, and techniques. Lectures in English with films in French with English subtitles. French students must complete selected assignments in French. Credit for both FRN 210 and GLC 210 not allowed.

FRN 215   Reading in French ...  3

Prerequisites: FRN 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Reading and discussion of various short selections and at least one complete work in the original French. Reading strategies specific to French language, including vocabulary building, reading for comprehension, and use of literary tenses.

FRN 220   French Culture and Civilization ...  3

Prerequisites: One of the following must be completed: FRN 201, FRN 202, FRN 215, or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended

Survey of history of French civilization and influence throughout world, with emphasis on culture of present-day France and Quebec. Exercises and activities to practice and improve French language skills. (Taught in French.)

FRN 290   Topics in Intermediate French Language and Culture ...  1-6 hrs

Exploration of special topics in 200 level French language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependant on topic.

GEO 100   Principles of Geography ...  3

Covers the major areas of geographic study, both physical and cultural, and how each is distributed globally. Promotes understanding of a multicultural world and the differing values held by people throughout that world.

GEO 101   Geography: The Eastern World ...  3

Survey of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and Pacific World. Emphasis on topographical, physical, human and cultural factors.

GEO 102   Geography: The Western World ...  3

Survey of the continents of Europe, North America, and South America. Emphasis on topographical, physical, human and cultural factors.

GEO 110   Geography for Educators ...  3

Prerequisites: Must be a declared Education major or completed EDU 210

Review of National Geography Standards, the DESE Common Core Standards for geographic studies, and the general education assessment review topics for the geographic area of social sciences, broken into three grade levels (fourth, eighth and 12th).  Review which geographic concepts should be taught at which age and with what level of complexity.  Major geographic areas will be included: maps and mapping techniques; cultural differences; political boundaries; global economic variations; urban design and purpose; population distribution; climate; environmental issues including the relationships between humans and the earth; natural resource distribution; topography; geomorphology; research and presentation methods. 

Corequisites: or enrolled in EDU 210

GEO 115   Geography of North America ...  3

Survey of physical, topographical, economic, and cultural factors of United States and Canada.

GEO 120   Introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems) ...  3

Introduction to the concepts and experiences in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Examines how to manipulate and analyze spatial data with exploration of practical uses of GIS. Includes using GIS technology and software through hands-on exercises and projects to solve real-world problems. Focus on developing skills in the use of visual maps and written communication in GIS.

GEO 220   GIS Internship ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: GEO 120 and permission of instructor.

Application of geographic technique and information learned in GIS class through work force experience.

GEO 221   GIS Internship II ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: GEO 220 and permission of instructor.

Application of advanced geographic techniques and information learned in GIS class through workforce experience.

GEO 222   GIS Internship III ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: GEO 221 and permission of instructor.

Application of advanced geographic techniques and information learned in GIS class through workforce experience.

GEO 225   Advanced GIS ...  3

Prerequisites: GEO 120 or permission of instructor.

Exploration of increasingly complex geographic concepts using computer and analytical methods to solve spatial problems. Sophisticated GIS technology used to find and explain spatial patterns. ESRI products and GPS technology used to create data and maps.

GEO 299   Topics in Geography ...  3

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

Exploration of topic selected by department. Introduction to research techniques and seminar approach as integral part of scholarship.

GLC 105   Family History Research Practicum ...  1

Research trip to major genealogical collection. Introduction to library research for the family historian, including research organization, trip planning, conducting actual on-site research, and post-trip follow-up and analysis. Emphasis on historical research method, patterns of social and cultural identity, and migration.

GLC 133   Cultures of Central America and the Caribbean ...  1-3 hrs

Explores cultures of Central America and the Caribbean Basin in the context of a study tour (or study abroad) in one or more locations in that region of the world. Investigates cultural characteristics and values and compares and contrasts the nature of diverse cultures. Explores biases and cultural influences that affect a person?s perception of these cultures.

GLC 135   Cultures of the Amazon and Andes ...  1-3 hrs

Explores the cultures of the upper Amazon and the Andes in the context of study tour to Peru. Investigates questions related to cultural characteristics and values with comparison and contrast of the nature of diverse cultures. Provides opportunities to understand biases and cultural influences that affect perceptions of Amazonian and Andean cultures. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures outlined in a learning agreement with the instructor. Summer.

GLC 140   Celtic History and Contemporary Culture ...  1-3 hrs

Field course with focus on Celtic political and cultural history from prehistoric to modern times. Experiential approach that combines study tours of various Celtic sites with readings, films, writing assignments, and/or other activities. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures defined in individual learning agreement with the instructor.

GLC 145   The Theater in London ...  1

Immersion trip into the theater in London, England, through play performances, museum visits, backstage tours, and lectures and discussions led by experts in theatrical arts and crafts to introduce the best English-speaking theater in the world.

GLC 155   Central European History and Cultures ...  1-3 hrs

Field course with focus on European political and cultural history. Exploration of history and cultures in context of study tour to Central Europe . Among cultural issues deals with question of what is ?Europe.? Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures outlined in a learning agreement with the instructor.

GLC 170   African Culture ...  1-3 hrs

Field course with a focus on contemporary culture in a specific region of the African continent. Experiential approach that combines study tours of various African sites with readings, films, writing assignments, and other activities. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures outlined in learning agreement with the instructor.

GLC 180   Australian Culture ...  1-3 hrs

Field course with a focus on contemporary culture in a specific region of the Australian continents. Experiential approach combining study tours of various Australian sites with readings, films, writing assignments, and other activities. Specific course objectives, strategies, and evaluation procedures defined in individual learning agreement with the instructor.

GLC 210   Introduction to French Cinema ...  3

Study of the history and artistic elements of French cinema through critical examination of directors, themes, and techniques. Lectures in English with films in French with English subtitles. French students must complete selected assignments in French. Credit for both GLC 210 and FRN 210 not allowed.

GLC 215   Intercultural Communication ...  3

Explores issues related to intercultural communication process. Considers important role of context (social, cultural, and historical) in intercultural interactions. Topics include stereotyping, prejudice, ethnocentrism, social class and religious identities, folk culture, power, and intercultural conflict.

GLC 290   Special Topics in Global Culture ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

Exploration of a humanities-based global topic selected by department.  Global events, current or historical information, and geographical knowledge will be included.

GLS 101   Introduction to Global Studies ...  3

Introductory course to develop global awareness and exposure to different cultures. Provides interdisciplinary approach to international and intercultural issues.

GLS 290   Special Topics in Global Studies ...  3

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Exploration of a non-humanities-based global topic selected by department. Global events, current or historical information, and geographical knowledge will be included.

GRM 101   German Language and Culture I ...  4

Beginning German course that presents basic language skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

GRM 102   German Language and Culture II ...  4

Prerequisites: GRM 101 or 1 to 1 1/2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Continuation of German 101.

GRM 190   Topics in German Language and Culture ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: Dependant on topic.

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in German language and culture.

GRM 195   German Language and Civilization Experience ...  1-9 hrs

Involves travel and/or study in German speaking or German culture area. May have prerequisites and may be repeated for credit. Will not satisfy general education requirements.

GRM 201   German Language and Culture III ...  4

Prerequisites: GRM 102 or 1 1/2 to 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Intensive course with emphasis on conversational proficiency. Grammar review and expansion. Variety of literary and cultural readings used for vocabulary building and as basis for classroom discussion. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

GRM 202   German Conversation and Composition ...  4

Prerequisites: GRM 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Continuation and completion of materials presented in German 201.

GRM 215   Reading in German ...  3

Prerequisites: GRM 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Reading and discussion of short selections and at least one complete work in the original German. Exploration of reading strategies specific to German language, including vocabulary building, reading for comprehension, and the use of literary tenses. Summer.

GRM 290   Topics in Intermediate German Language and Culture ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: Dependant on topic.

Exploration of special topics in 200 level German language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependant on topic.

Corequisites: Dependant on topic.

HIS 101   U.S. History to 1877 ...  3

Survey of historical, cultural, political, economic, and institutional forces and events that shaped United States history through period of Reconstruction. HIS 101 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

HIS 102   U.S. History Since 1877 ...  3

Survey of the historical, cultural, political, economic, and institutional forces and events that shaped United States history from 1877 to present. HIS 102 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

HIS 105   Family History Research Practicum ...  1

Research trip to major genealogical collection. Introduction to library research for the family historian, including research organization, trip planning, conducting actual on-site research, and post-trip follow-up and analysis. Emphasis on historical research method, patterns of social and cultural identity, and migration.

HIS 115   U.S. History Since 1945 ...  3

Survey of United States from end of WWII to present. Special attention placed on historical, political, social, and cultural forces that have influenced the nation. Covers constitutional and judicial changes since 1945. HIS 115 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

HIS 145   Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval Heritage ...  3

Introduction to ancient civilizations of Eastern Mediterranean, classical civilizations of Greece, Rome, and Western European society up to the Renaissance.

HIS 146   Western Civilizations, Modern European Heritage ...  3

Beginning with Renaissance, survey of history of Western civilization through post-WWII period.

HIS 160   Native American History ...  3

Introduction and survey of Native American History from prehistoric to the present. Attention placed on tribal histories and their social and political relationships with various European powers and the United States.

HIS 202   Introduction to Non-Western Civilization/Middle East and India ...  3

Survey of social, cultural and political history of the Middle East and India.

HIS 203   Introduction to Non-Western Civilization/East Asia and South Asia ...  3

Survey of social, cultural and political history of East Asia and South Asia.

HIS 230   Film as History ...  3

Selected historical topics discussed against how film has presented them for general audiences. View at least six feature films representing historical issues and through required readings, presentations, and discussions, evaluate and critique the fact or fiction.

HIS 240   Europe Since 1914 ...  3

Beginning with events leading up to WWI, survey of political, economic, and social history of Europe. Special attention given to Russian Revolution, Soviet State, Nazi Germany and collapse of the Soviet Empire in the 1990s.

HIS 270   History of Missouri ...  3

Emphasis on events in Missouri as a way to understand the development of America. Covers national trends and problems such as immigration, westward expansion, industrialization, and racial issues from the perspective of impact on Missouri. Examination of prominent Missourians is included. This course complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

HIS 280   Modern British History ...  3

Introduction to political/social life in modern Britain: social stratification, the historic evolution of the political infrastructure, and dealing with published materials on the historical context of British social and political issues.

HIS 296   History Internship ...  3

Prerequisites: Approval from the history department chair. In addition, one of the following must be completed: HIS 101, HIS 102.

Students placed in participatory position in a government agency, museum/archives, or community organization. Requires research paper relating to some aspect of the internship.

HIS 299   Topics in History ...  3

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

Exploration of topic selected by the department. Introduction to historical research techniques and seminar approach as integral part of scholarship.

HIT 110   Medical Terminology ...  3

Introduction to medical terminology focusing on building anatomical and pathophysiologic terms through identification and interpretation of Latin and Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Pronunciation, spelling, and transcribing basic terms relating to body systems, medical specialties, and common diseases.

HIT 115   Pharmacology and Diagnostic Procedures ...  3

Prerequisites: HIT 110

The language of medical specialties, diagnostic modalities, and body systems. Emphasis on word analysis, pronunciation, spelling and commonly prescribed drugs.

HIT 120   Health Care Data ...  3

Prerequisites: Acceptance into HIT Program.

Introduction to health information management including health care delivery systems; health information management profession; health care data, collection, quality, access and retention.

Corequisites: HIT 110, HIT 121.

HIT 121   Health Care Data Laboratory ...  0

Prerequisites: HIT 120.

Special projects, guest speakers, and field trips to reinforce principles taught in Health Care Data lecture.

HIT 125   Health Care Technologies ...  3

Prerequisites: HIT 120, HIT 121, ENG 101, BAS/CPT 103.

Continuation of HIT 120 with emphasis on indexes and registries, computer-based patient record, and health information systems.

Corequisites: HIT 115, HIT 126, HIT 128, HIT 150.

HIT 126   Heath Care Technology Laboratory ...  0

Prerequisites: HIT 120, HIT 121, ENG 101, BAS/CPT 103.

Special projects, guest speakers, and field trips to reinforce principles taught in Health Care Technologies lecture.

Corequisites: HIT 125, HIT 128

HIT 128   Electronic Health Records ...  1

In-depth study of Electronic Health Record system development life cycle.

Corequisites: HIT 115, HIT 125, HIT 126, HIT 150

HIT 150   Directed Practicum ...  1

Prerequisites: HIT 120, HIT 121.

Introduction to medical records department in variety of hospitals and alternative settings. 

Corequisites: HIT 125, HIT 126.

HIT 200   Directed Practicum II ...  3

Prerequisites: HIT 120, HIT 121, HIT 125, HIT 126, HIT 128, HIT 150

Practice in basic and technical functions of medical records department.

Corequisites: HIT 220, HIT 238

HIT 220   Nosology ...  3

Prerequisites: HIT 110, HIT 115, BIO 240, BIO 241, BIO 243, BIO 244.

Study of classification systems with major emphasis on inpatient coding using ICD-10-CM and reimbursement methodologies, specifically DRGs.

Corequisites: HIT 200, HIT 221, BIO 265

HIT 221   Nosology Laboratory ...  0

Prerequisites: HIT 110, HIT 115, BIO 240, BIO 241, BIO 243, BIO 244

Special projects to reinforce principles taught in Nosology lecture.

Corequisites: HIT 200, BIO 265.

HIT 238   Healthcare Legal & Ethical Issues ...  3

Prerequisites: HIT 120, HIT 121, HIT 125, HIT 126, HIT 128

Study legal and ethical issues in the health care field focusing on procedures involved in court disclosure of medical records, laws pertaining to release of information from medical records, and medical record requirements for accrediting, approving, licensing and certifying agencies.  Learn laws and regulations governing preparation and use of medical records, ethical practice standards, fraud and abuse, and other medical/legal issues.

HIT 241   Health Care Statistics ...  2

Prerequisites: HIT 120, HIT 121, HIT 125, HIT 126, must assess into MAT 121 or have earned a C or higher in MAT 098

In-depth study of hospital statistics, sources, definitions, collection, reporting, and presentation of data.  (Effective Spring 2015)

Corequisites: HIT-243

HIT 243   Quality Management and Performance Improvement ...  3

Prerequisites: HIT 220, HIT 221, HIT 238

A basic overview of quality performance improvement processes, function, applications, and utilization review.

Corequisites: HIT 241

HIT 250   Directed Practicum III ...  3

Prerequisites: HIT 150, HIT 200.

Advanced student practice emphasizing building of supervisory skills applied in health care setting. Program capstone experiences included.

HIT 260   Health Information Management Seminar ...  2

Prerequisites: HIT 120, HIT 121, HIT 125, HIT 126, HIT 200

Principles of supervisory management applied to a Health Information Management environment, including: team work and leadership, staffing, training, performance and productivity monitoring, work process design, policies and procedures, and budgeting.

HIT 270   CPT Coding ...  2

Prerequisites: HIT 220, HIT 221

Outpatient coding guidelines and reimbursement with major emphasis on CPT coding.

Corequisites: HIT 271

HIT 271   CPT Coding Laboratory ...  0

Prerequisites: HIT 220, HIT 221

Application of outpatient coding guidelines and reimbursement with major emphasis on CPT coding, to reinforce principles taught in lecture component, HIT 270.

Corequisites: HIT 270

HIT 280   Healthcare Billing and Reimbursement Issues ...  2

Prerequisites: HIT 220, HIT 221

Healthcare billing and reimbursement issues will be covered. Included: payor categories, APCs and other prospective payment systems, the revenue cycle, chargemaster, RBRVS, regulatory guidelines, billing processes, etc.

Corequisites: HIT 270, HIT 271

HMS 100   Introduction to Human Services ...  3

Survey introduction to human and community needs and to concepts of helping profession. Examination of community resources, relationship of agencies and bureaucracies to total community, and worker's role and responsibility in helping profession.

HMS 101   Human Services: Theories and Skills ...  3

Overview of methodology used in helping profession. Includes analysis of helping relationships, study of interpersonal skills and practice techniques. Emphasizes process-oriented approach to solving individual, family, and community problems.

HMS 102   Human Services: Policy and Politics ...  3

Analysis of political process involved in formulation of social welfare policies from a historical point of view. Federal, state, and local programs examined in terms of skills and knowledge to effect program planning and delivery.

HMS 103   Addictive Disease Concepts ...  3

Explores addiction from historical and theoretical background to current concepts. Variety of addictive behaviors examined with special focus on psychoactive drug dependency.

HMS 104   Treatment: Alcohol and Drug Abuse ...  3

Emphasizes concept of treatment of alcohol and drug abuse as a continuum of processes from intervention through rehabilitation. Incorporation of integral parts of continuum and ways in which it addresses needs of people suffering from alcohol and drug abuse.

HMS 105   Financing Human Services ...  3

Study of finance, organization, and administration for potential human service executives. Emphasis on budget planning, budget control, techniques of fund raising through independent campaigns, community chests and united funds, sustaining memberships, capital campaigns, trust funds, publicity, and promotional techniques.

HMS 106   Introduction to Youth Services Management ...  3

Addresses needs and issues of potentially and presently employed residential treatment workers, including philosophy of residential services, observation and recording skills, problem-solving, group skills, and team approach.

HMS 111   Group Practice in Human Services ...  3

Focus on basic issues of group work in human services settings. Covers theory behind group work practice, a study of various types of groups, ethical issues, group leadership, and process of forming and working with groups.

HMS 112   Interviewing in the Helping Relationship ...  3

Provides integrated approach to basic helping skills, utilizing theories, practice, and case application. Introduction to interviewing skills for use in both professional and paraprofessional settings.

HMS 201   Human Services Practicum I ...  3

Prerequisites: HMS 100, HMS 101

Field work experience in social, educational, law enforcement (corrections), or other community service organization. Supervision by practicum site professional and college faculty member. Ten or more hours of work experience each week.

Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in HMS 203 required.

HMS 202   Human Services Practicum II ...  3

Prerequisites: HMS 201, HMS 203

Continuation of HMS 201. Depending on student objectives, Human Services Practicum II may be in the same organization or different one. Ten or more hours of work experience each week.

Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in HMS 204 required.

HMS 203   Human Services Practicum Seminar I ...  3

Prerequisites: HMS 100, HMS 101

Discussion and analysis in small groups of the human services practicum experience. Special learning objectives related to kind of work student will do in organization after completion of program.

Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in HMS 201 required.

HMS 204   Human Services Practicum Seminar II ...  3

Prerequisites: HMS 201, HMS 203

Continuation of HMS 203 with different learning objectives. Related to work student will do after completion of programs.

Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in HMS 202 is required.

HMS 205   Disability and Society ...  3

Overview of disabilities: cognitive, psychiatric and physical.  History of disability, major legislation that impacts persons with disabilities, resources in the community and how disability impacts the person and society.

HMS 290   Special Topics in Human Services ...  3

Individual study or selected classes focused on specific Human Services topics which will vary each semester and by instructor.  Students may suggest topics of interest.

HMS 298   Human Services Capstone ...  1

Culminating experience integrating Human Services Associate of Applied Science program course work.  Required for Human Services AAS degree-seeking students in the final semester before graduation.

JRN 120   Introduction to Journalism ...  3

Survey of journalism, including history and study of various media. Emphasis is on journalistic principles, writing, editing and makeup, including work on official student publications.

JRN 240   Writing for the Print Media ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101, minimum grade of C.

Introductory course in developing skills in writing and reporting for print media. Special attention given to news releases, feature stories, and reporting techniques. Introduction to use of photography.

JRN 280   Journalism Practicum I ...  3

Prerequisites: JRN 120 or instructor's permission.

Practical application of news writing, editing, and makeup skills. Emphasizes production experience on official student publications.

JRN 281   Journalism Practicum II ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: JRN 280

Continued work on SCC online student newspaper, SCCougar. Advanced work will include special projects or service as editor or director.

JRN 282   Journalism Practicum III ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: JRN 281

Additional semester of work on SCC online student newspaper, SCCougar. Advanced work will include special projects or service as editor or director.

LIT 200   World Mythology ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Survey of central myths of Greece, Middle East, Africa, India, Native America, and China. Emphasis on how myths have shaped various cultures.

LIT 207   Introduction to the Bible as Literature-The Old Testament: Genesis through Malachi ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

A review of Biblical significance and influence in secular literature. Biblical literacy is assumed by such authors as Chaucer, Keats, Shakespeare, Asimov, Kemp, and Atwood. Cultural touchstones of morality, humanity, and sexuality grounded in Biblical texts will be examined in literature.

LIT 210   American Literature From 1620-1865 ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Study of development of U.S. literary tradition beginning with early colonists through Civil War. Reading and discussion of major authors of poetry, fiction, drama and historical documents.

LIT 215   Introduction to Poetry ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

A close study of poetry with special emphasis on the varieties of poetic form and the means of interpretation and evaluation. The works studied will be international in nature and from at least three different centuries.

LIT 216   Dramatic Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Introductory course in dramatic literature stressing the influences of the past upon modern theater, the commonality and differences between theatrical and filmed drama, and the process on how the written script becomes a live or filmed production.

LIT 220   American Literature From 1865-present ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Survey of American literature beginning with the period after the Civil War to the present. Major American writers in poetry, fiction, and drama will be read and discussed in relation to the development of intellectual thought and literary theory. Includes writers who reflect diverse voices ? Native American, African American, Asian American, Latin American, etc. ? who make America unique.

LIT 221   The American Dream and the 20th Century ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

A multi-discipline course focusing on the concept of the American Dream in history, literature and film.  This course emphasizes the American Era from the end of WWI to the present.

LIT 230   Contemporary Fiction ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Introduction to American and international fiction written from 1960 to the present. Includes short and long fiction with major emphasis on the similarities and differences of the cultural narratives that reflect the global village.

LIT 236   Science Fiction ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Focus on interplay between society and scientific theories, advances and fears of change.  Beginning in the romantic period, examines societal reactions to challenges presented by scientific discovery and the resulting changes in world view.  Course uses fiction and film.

LIT 237   Detective Fiction ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Among the most popular type of genre fiction, beginning with E.A. Poe.  Reflecting values and fears of the society and provides entertainment and insight into cultures past and present.  Classic writers of detective fiction, contemporary practitioners and film examples are used.

LIT 238   Horror Fiction ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Examination of classic and contemporary writing in order to explore the human fascination with the monstrous, the supernatural, and states of psychological consciousness.  Includes the evolution of the horror genre and examine its place in the literary cannon.

LIT 240   Contemporary Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Survey of post-modern literature from 1946 to the present. Includes reading and discussion of poems, essays, short stories, plays, and novels representative of the global and multicultural nature of contemporary society.

LIT 241   Sociology Through Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101, SOC 101

Application of sociological concepts to literature to analyze socio-historical events.

LIT 242   Post Colonial Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

From Australia to Asia, from the Middle East to Africa, writers in the former colonies of the British empire found a unique voice to explore their lives and their countries.  Focuses on the voices of post-colonial literature in the 20th century as they deal with issues of power, gender and politics.

LIT 250   English Literature Before 1800 ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Overview of earliest works written in English. Traces development of various forms of literature from beginnings in early Anglo-Saxon poetry through Shakespeare?s plays and Romantic Poets.

LIT 252   Introduction to Shakespeare ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Introductory course of Shakespeare's insights into human behavior, the conflict inherent within societies, and his use of language.

LIT 260   English Literature After 1800 ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Overview of English literature beginning with Romantics and continuing through Modern Age. Includes poetry, drama, fiction, and essays.

LIT 262   Gothic Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Focuses on a broad reading of novels, films, stories, and poems in the Gothic literary sensibility.  Unlike horror fiction, which focuses on grisly detail, Gothic is primarily concerned with fear of the unknown and resulting paranoia.

LIT 265   Fiction to Film ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Investigates fiction and film with emphasis on their uniqueness and relationship, their common narrative elements that convince reader and viewer of their correspondence to life, and of the process of translation from one narrative form to another.

LIT 267   Film as Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

This course seeks to read film from a literary perspective; discussions and readings are rooted in literary concepts such as character, theme, narrative structure, genre, motif, symbol, literary theory and adaptation. Sections of the course may generally survey this topic or be focused on a particular topic such as a single director, genre, or discourse.

LIT 271   Literature and Contemporary Cultures ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Introduction to prose, poetry, drama, and film from around the globe by authors from 1900 to Present.

LIT 272   World Literature - Ancient World Through the Renaissance ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Survey course in the foundations of world literary traditions from pre-Classical and Classical World through Middle Ages and Renaissance.

LIT 273   World Literature - Enlightenment to 20th Century ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Survey course in the foundations of world literary traditions from the European Enlightenment through the 20th century.

LIT 274   Evolution of the Tragedy: Tragic Heroes and Heroines ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Overview of the evolution of dramatic tragedy from Greek to Modern theater.

LIT 275   Holocaust Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Study of novels, essays, poetry, and other art centered on genocide in the Second World War and the post-Holocaust world. Explores matters of Jewish particularity as well as global implications of the Holocaust.

LIT 280   Gender Issues in Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better.

Through the reading of fiction and non-fiction texts, this class introduces students to literary, cultural, political and historical issues that shape gender and identity.

LIT 299   Topics in Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Variety of special literature studies offered.

MAT 096   Pre-Algebra ...  4

Prerequisites: Placement in MAT 096.

 Topics include percents, conversions, area and volume, signed numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations, statistical graphs, mean, median, mode and their applications. Pass/fail course; does not count toward graduation.

MAT 098   Beginning Algebra ...  4

Prerequisites: Grade of "P" (pass) in MAT 096 or placement in MAT 098.

Topics include linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, operations on polynomials, exponent properties, factoring, Pythagorean Theorem, operations on rational expressions, graphs of points and linear equations, systems of two equations in two variables, square roots and applications.

MAT 105   Applied Math ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of P (pass) in MAT 096 or ASMNT MAT 098.

For career students to develop quantitative reasoning skills. Includes basic logic, financial decision-making, probability, statistical reasoning, linear and exponential modeling, and right triangle applications. Relevance of mathematics discussed as it relates to other disciplines.

MAT 108   Understanding K-8 Mathematics ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of P (pass) in MAT 096 or ASMNT MAT 098.

Basic concepts of the K-8 math curriculum. Concepts experienced through multiple representations ? numerically, algebraically, geometrically, and verbally.

MAT 121   Intermediate Algebra ...  4

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 098, MAT 098C or placement in MAT 121.

Topics include linear, quadratic, absolute value, rational, exponential, and radical forms and related expressions, equations, inequalities, and applications; relationship between graph and equation of first/second degree and exponential functions; systems of equations in two or three variables; and equations and graphs of circles.

MAT 122   Euclidean Geometry ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 098 or ASMNT MAT 121.

Study of geometrical properties and formal Euclidean proofs developed from definitions, postulates, theorems, and corollaries. Topics include intersecting and parallel lines, triangles, quadrilaterals, circles, area and volume, and coordinate geometry.

MAT 150   Trigonometry ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 121 or assess into.

Grade of C or better in MAT 160 College Algebra strongly recommended. Study of trigonometric functions and applications. Topics include angles, length of arc, trigonometric functions, law of cosines, law of sines, identities, trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions, complex numbers, and polar coordinates. Students may not receive credit for both MAT 150 and MAT 171.

MAT 155   Contemporary College Math ...  4

Prerequisites: MAT 121 with a minimum grade of C or better or ASMNT MAT 155

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AA degree. Topics include: inductive and deductive reasoning, set theory, Venn diagrams, truth tables and logic, Geometry and Trigonometry, sequences and series, mathematics of finance, probability, statistics, and applications.

MAT 156   College Algebra-Educators ...  4

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 121 or assess into.

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AAT degree for Education majors.  Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, systems of linear equations, polynomials, functions and their graphs, sequences and series, perimeter, circumference, area, surface area, volume, similarity, congruence, Pythagorean Theorem, Trigonometric ratios, analyzing geometric proofs, coordinate geometry, statistical graphs, counting and probability techniques, sampling, inference, and descriptive statistics including measures of central tendency and spread, and applications.

MAT 158   College Algebra- General Education ...  4

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 121 or assess into.

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AA degree. Designed for Non-STEM (non-Science, non-Technology, non-Engineering, non-Mathematics) majors. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; complex numbers and solution of higher degree polynomial equations; systems of linear equations; matrices; graphing functions including exponential, logarithmic, rational and polynomial functions, sequences, and series. Students may not receive credit for both MAT 158 and MAT 160 or MAT 162 or MAT 171.

MAT 162   College Algebra- STEM ...  4

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 121 or ASMNT MAT 155

This course satisfies the general education requirement for the AA degree. Designed for students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) transfer programs. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities; complex numbers and solution of higher degree polynomial equations; systems of linear equations; matrices; graphing functions including exponential, logarithmic, and rational polynomial functions; conic sections; sequences, series, and binomial theorem. Students may not receive credit for both MAT 162 and MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 171.

MAT 165   Contemporary College Math ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 121 or assess into.

Provides appreciation of mathematics and understanding of role of mathematics in today's society. Topics include history of mathematics, math in humanities and social sciences, consumer math, logic, set theory, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability, and statistics.

MAT 171   Pre-Calculus Mathematics ...  6

Prerequisites: Grade of B or better in MAT 121 or ASMNT MAT 171.

Unified study of College Algebra and Trigonometry provides necessary background for Calculus. Includes linear, quadratic, rational, and higher degree polynomial equations and inequalities; systems of equations; relations and functions along with graphs and equations; exponentials and logarithms; inverse; degree and radian measure; trigonometric functions; identities; triangles; vectors; polar coordinates; complex numbers; matrices and determinants; sequences and series; binomial theorem; mathematical induction; and applications. Students may not receive credit for MAT 171 and either MAT 150 and MAT 160. Students not planning to take Calculus may satisfy mathematics requirement for A.A. degree with MAT 160 or MAT 165 in lieu of MAT 171.

MAT 175   Introductory Statistics ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 158, or MAT 160, or MAT 162; or ASMNT MAT 180, or ASMNT MAT 210.

Topics include descriptive statistics, sampling techniques, counting techniques, probability, probability distributions, confidence interval estimates, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, and one-way ANOVA.

MAT 180   Calculus and Analytic Geometry I ...  5

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 171 or both MAT 150 and MAT 160 or both MAT 150 and MAT 162, or ASMNT MAT 180.

First in a sequence of three courses including analytic geometry, differential calculus, and integral calculus. Recommended for majors in mathematics, computer science, physical sciences, or engineering. Includes analytic geometry, functions, limits, continuity, the derivative and differentials, applications of the derivative and differentials, antidifferentiation, indefinite and definite integrals, and applications of definite integral.

MAT 201   Structure of Math Systems I ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in one of the following: MAT 156, or MAT 158, or MAT 160 or MAT 162 or ASMNT MAT 180.

For potential elementary teachers. Topics include sets, logic, number bases, systems of numeration, system of whole numbers, systems of integers, system of rational numbers, development of real number system, field properties, algorithms for whole numbers, and terminology of mathematics.

MAT 202   Structure of Math Systems II ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 156 or MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 162 or ASMNT MAT 180.

Intuitive study of elementary geometry, including constructions, congruence, similarity, motion geometry tessellation, and deductive theory of geometry. Study of measurement, including area and volumes. Introduction to concepts of probability and statistics.

MAT 210   Survey Calculus ...  4

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 158 or MAT 160 or MAT 162 or ASMNT MAT 210.

Recommended for business, life sciences, and social science majors. Focus on techniques of differential and integral calculus with application to business, life sciences, and social sciences. Trigonometry not used.

MAT 230   Calculus and Analytic Geometry II ...  5

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 180 or ASMNT MAT 230.

Second course in sequence of three recommended for majors in mathematics, computer science, physical sciences, or engineering. Topics include transcendental functions, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, and polar curves.

MAT 240   Calculus and Analytic Geometry III ...  5

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 230.

Third course in sequence of three recommended for mathematics, computer science, physical science, or engineering majors.  Topics include calculus of vectors in two or three dimensions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals and their applications; and introductory topics from differential equations.

MAT 242   Introductory Linear Algebra ...  3

Prerequisites: MAT 230 with a grade of C or better.

A first course in linear algebra intended for mathematics, computer science, science, and engineering majors. Topics include matrix algebra, determinants, and vector spaces, linear transformations, and eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Offered Fall semester.

MAT 250   Differential Equations ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 240.

First course in differential equations for mathematics, science, and engineering majors. Topics include solution and application of ordinary differential equations including n-th order nonhomogeneous equations with variable coefficients and simultaneous differential equations. Methods used include Laplace transform, power series, variation of parameter, matrix methods and introduction to numerical solutions. Offered Spring, Summer semester.

MAT 260   A Transition to Theoretical Mathematics ...  3

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MAT 230.

First course in theoretical mathematics for mathematics, computer science, engineering and science majors. Includes logic and proofs, set theory, relations and functions, cardinality, introductory abstract algebra and introductory real analysis.  Offered Spring semester.

MUS 021   Recital and Concert Attendance ...  0

Attendance and/or participation at musical performances and master classes, repeated until degree requirement is satisfactorily met.

MUS 101   Foundations of Music ...  3

Study in clefs, notation, rhythm, scale structures, pitch, and melodic writing. Basic introduction with no previous experience necessary.

MUS 102   Accompanying ...  0.25

Prerequisites: MUS 151 and consent of instructor

Practical experience and working knowledge of basic and advanced techniques for successful piano accompanying.

MUS 105   SCC Singers I ...  1

Performance class; students will work on music culminating in public performances. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 106   SCC Singers II ...  1

Second enrollment of MUS 105.

MUS 107   SCC Singers III ...  1

Third enrollment of MUS 105

MUS 108   SCC Singers IV ...  1

Fourth enrollment of MUS 105.

MUS 109   American Popular Music ...  3

Survey of American popular music from 1840 to the present. Examination of the types, styles, and influential musicians of American pop music.

MUS 110   American Music Appreciation ...  3

Emphasis on American music as a panorama of distinct yet parallel streams-popular, folk, sacred, and classical-that reflect the uniquely diverse character of the United States. Musical styles will be compared and contrasted across regions and time, delivering a vision of American music both exuberant and inventive, a music that arises out of the history and musical traditions of many immigrants.

MUS 111   Music Appreciation ...  3

Introductory course for non-music majors. Presents main elements of music, how they develop and change throughout history, and the role of music in society. Emphasis on understanding musical elements and aural applications. Attendance required at live performances.

MUS 112   Jazz Appreciation ...  3

Explores the earliest origins of jazz from Creole roots in Louisiana through blues, ragtime, Dixieland, big band, swing, be-bop, cool jazz, avante garde, Latin jazz, and fusion. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 234.

MUS 113   Musical Theater Appreciation I ...  3

Study of musical theater from its beginnings through Rodgers & Hammerstein. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 229/ THE 229.

MUS 114   Musical Theater Appreciation II ...  3

Study of musical theater from Rodgers and Hammerstein to the present. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 230/THE 230.

MUS 115   Chamber Choir ...  1

Prerequisites: Audition with instructor approval.

Select choral ensemble specializing in chamber, madrigal, and show choir literature, culminating in public performance. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 116   Chamber Choir II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 115

Select choral ensemble specializing in chamber, madrigal, and show choir literature, culminating in public performance. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 117   Chamber Choir III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 116

Select choral ensemble specializing in chamber, madrigal, and show choir literature, culminating in public performance. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 118   Chamber Choir IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 117, ASMNT INS.

Fourth semester of Chamber Choir.

MUS 119   Piano Proficiency I ...  1

Entry-level piano course for music majors with little knowledge of basic rudiments and grand staff reading. The first of a four-course sequence needed to prepare music education majors to meet Missouri piano proficiency requirements for certification to teach in public schools.

Corequisites: MUS 131 and MUS 133

MUS 120   Piano Proficiency II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 119 or Piano Skills Exam.

Continuation of MUS 119.

MUS 121   Piano Class I ...  2

Develops basic skills and techniques in piano playing, applicable to various types of music. No previous keyboard experience required.

MUS 122   Piano Class II ...  2

Prerequisites: MUS 121

Continuation of MUS 121.

MUS 123   Voice Class I ...  1

Fundamentals of tone production, diction, posture, and breathing. Includes simple songs and part singing.

MUS 124   Voice Class II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 123

Continuation of MUS 123.

MUS 125   Guitar Class I ...  1

Basic guitar skills through a classic method, including first-position notes and scales, root chords, and accompaniment patterns while developing solo and ensemble skills. Corequisite: MUS 101 or basic theory knowledge. Recommended materials: Classic Guitar.

MUS 126   Guitar Class II ...  1

Second enrollment of MUS 125.

MUS 127   Guitar Class III ...  1

Third enrollment of MUS 125 and 126.

MUS 128   Guitar Class IV ...  1

Fourth enrollment of MUS 125, 126, and 127.

MUS 129   Percussion Class I ...  1

Open to students with little or no previous formal training. Note-reading and basic percussion playing techniques for snare drum, timpani, xylophone/marimba, orchestral percussion instruments, drum set, and Latin percussion instruments (bongos, congas, timbales, etc.) will be included. Selected works for each instrument will be studied.

MUS 130   Percussion Class II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 129

Open to students with little or no previous formal training. Note-reading and basic percussion playing techniques for snare drum, timpani, xylophone/marimba, orchestral percussion instruments, drum set, and Latin percussion instruments (bongos, congas, timbales, etc.) will be included. Selected works for each instrument will be studied.

MUS 131   Music Theory I ...  3

Prerequisites: MUS 101 or permission of instructor.

Study of basic rhythm, melody, principal triads and inversions, dominant seventh chords, cadences, non-harmonic tones, part-writing, and keyboard harmony.

Corequisites: MUS 133.

MUS 132   Music Theory II ...  3

Prerequisites: MUS 131

continuation of MUS 131 including secondary triads, seventh chords, secondary dominants, elementary modulation, figured bass, and keyboard harmony.

Corequisites: MUS 134

MUS 133   Ear Training and Sightsinging I ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 101 or music assessment test.

Study of rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation in major and minor scales and sightsinging in treble and bass clefs.

Corequisites: MUS 131

MUS 134   Ear Training and Sightsinging II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 133

Continuation of MUS 133 involving more complex rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation and sightsinging.

Corequisites: MUS 132

MUS 135   Women's Chorale I ...  1

Treble voiced choral ensemble; students work on music culminating in public performance. Not limited to women but is only for singers with treble voices.

MUS 136   Women's Chorale II ...  1

Second enrollment of MUS 135.

MUS 137   Women's Chorale III ...  1

Third enrollment of MUS 135.

MUS 138   Women's Chorale IV ...  1

Fourth enrollment of MUS 135.

MUS 139   Percussion Class III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 129

Third semester of percussion class.

MUS 139   Percussion Class III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 129

Third semester of Percussion class.

MUS 140   Percussion Class IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 139

Fourth semester of Percussion Class.

MUS 141   Show Choir I ...  1

Prerequisites: Audition

Select choral ensemble presenting choreographed numbers from musical theater and contemporary popular music.

MUS 142   Show Choir II ...  1

Prerequisites: Audition

Second enrollment of MUS 141.

MUS 143   Show Choir III ...  1

Prerequisites: Audition

Third enrollment of MUS 141

MUS 144   Show Choir IV ...  1

Prerequisites: Audition

Fourth enrollment of MUS 141.

MUS 145   Jazz Band I ...  1

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 146   Jazz Band II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 145

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 147   Jazz Band III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 146

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 148   Jazz Band IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 147

Performance course; students rehearse with semester performance as culmination. Must supply own instrument. May be repeated for up to 3 credit hours.

MUS 162   English/Italian Diction ...  1

Basic study of International Phonetic Alphabet and comprehensive study of rules, phonetics, and techniques of English and Italian diction in performance.

MUS 163   German/French Diction ...  1

Basic study of International Phonetic Alphabet and comprehensive study of rules, phonetics, and techniques of German and French diction in performance.

MUS 164   Jazz Improvisation ...  2

Prerequisites: MUS 101 or instructor's approval.

Explores all aspects of improvisation from beginning to intermediate level. Includes various playing techniques and application of basic theory. Previous playing experience required. Must supply own instrument.

MUS 165   Instrumental Chamber Ensemble I ...  1

Prerequisites: Audition

Performance class; students study music and performance techniques through rehearsals culminating in public performances. Must supply own instrument.

MUS 166   Instrumental Chamber Ensemble II ...  1

Second enrollment of MUS 165

MUS 167   Instrumental Chamber Ensemble III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 166

Third enrollment of MUS 165

MUS 175   Concert Band I ...  1

Students study music techniques through rehearsals culminating in public performances. Must supply own instrument.

MUS 176   Concert Band II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 175

Second enrollment of MUS 175

MUS 177   Concert Band III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 176

Third enrollment of MUS 175

MUS 178   Concert Band IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 177

Fourth enrollment of MUS 175

MUS 185   Orchestra I ...  1

Prerequisites: Must be able to read music and be proficient on an orchestral instrument.

Preparation and performance techniques through the study of orchestral repertoire with emphasis on rehearsal disciplines and musical interpretations. Final performance at end of the semester. Enrollment subject to instrumentation.

MUS 186   Orchestra II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 185

Second enrollment of MUS 185

MUS 187   Orchestra III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 186

Third enrollment of MUS 185

MUS 188   Orchestra IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 187

Continuation of MUS 185

MUS 195   Wind Ensemble I ...  1

Prerequisites: Audition with instructor's approval.

A select 12-20 piece ensemble; students prepare music culminating in public performance.

Corequisites: Concert Band.

MUS 196   Wind Ensemble II ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 195

Second Enrollment of MUS 195.

Corequisites: Concert Band.

MUS 197   Wind Ensemble III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 196

Third enrollment of MUS 195.

Corequisites: Concert Band.

MUS 198   Wind Ensemble IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 197

Fourth enrollment of MUS 195

Corequisites: Concert Band.

MUS 210   Music Typography ...  2

Prerequisites: MUS 101

Introduction to the art of music notation using notation software.

MUS 219   Piano Proficiency III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 120 or Piano Skills Exam.

Intermediate level piano class for music majors who possess a knowledge of all basic rudiments.

MUS 220   Piano Proficiency IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 219 or Piano Skills Exam.

Continuation of MUS 219 to prepare music majors for piano proficiency exam.

MUS 225   Elements of Conducting ...  3

Prerequisites: MUS 101

Introduction to baton techniques and elements of interpretation in conducting choral and instrumental music.

MUS 229   History of American Musical Theater I ...  3

Study of American musical theater from its origins through Rodgers & Hammerstein. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 113.

MUS 230   History of American Musical Theater II ...  3

Study of American musical theater from Rodgers & Hammerstein to the present. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 114.

MUS 231   Music History I ...  3

Survey of development of Western music from the ancient Greeks through the Baroque period. More in-depth coverage of art music than MUS 111.

MUS 232   Music History II ...  3

Continuation of MUS 231. Survey of music from 1600-1827.

Corequisites: Recommended prerequisite: MUS 231.

MUS 234   Jazz History ...  3

Explores earliest origins of Jazz from Creole roots in Louisiana, big band, swing, cool jazz, bebop, avant-garde, Latin jazz, and fusion. For students planning to major in music. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 112.

MUS 235   Music in the Americas ...  3

Survey of music cultures found in the Americas focusing on the imported and indigenous music along with select music such as African-American music and Latin-American music.  Appropriate for general students and music students.

MUS 250   Music Audio Production I ...  3

Basic background for working principles of audio and audio production in the music industry. Introduction to basic audio production techniques and theory. Topics include: microphones, speakers, mixing console operation, and audio editing. Students will complete projects independently and in small groups.

MUS 259   Music Theater Workshop I ...  1

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theater.

Corequisites: MUS 229

MUS 260   Music Theater Workshop ...  1

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theater.

Corequisites: MUS 230

MUS 264   Jazz Improvisation II ...  2

Prerequisites: MUS 164

Continuation of concepts and techniques learned in Jazz Improvisation I. Explore stylistic trends and developments of jazz improvisation.

MUS 281   Music Theory III ...  3

Prerequisites: MUS 132

Continuation of MUS 132. Including secondary functions 1 and 2, modulations, Binary and Ternary Form.

Corequisites: MUS 283

MUS 282   Music Theory IV ...  3

Prerequisites: MUS 281

Continuation of MUS 281

Corequisites: MUS 284

MUS 283   Ear Training and Sightsinging III ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 134

Continuation of MUS 134

Corequisites: MUS 281

MUS 284   Ear Training and Sightsinging IV ...  1

Prerequisites: MUS 283

Continuation of MUS 283

Corequisites: MUS 282

MUS 285   Woodwind Methods ...  2

Prepare to teach woodwind instruments to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning woodwind instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be centered on the flute, clarinet, and saxophone.  Students will also become familiar with the oboe and bassoon.

MUS 286   Brass Methods ...  2

Prepare to teach brass instruments to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning brass instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be on the trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba.

MUS 287   String Methods ...  2

Prepare to teach string instruments to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning string instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be on the violin, viola, cello and bass.

MUS 288   Percussion Methods ...  2

Prepare to teach the major instruments found in the percussion family to elementary and middle school level students.  Techniques for successful beginning percussion instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning, procedures, and resource materials.  Students' teaching and playing competencies will be on the major instruments found in the percussion family.

MUS 295   Opera Theater Workshop ...  1-3

Prerequisites: Instructor Permission

A performing ensemble workshop emphasizing training and performance of operatic literature. Musical coaching/rehearsal, staging, stage movement, character development and technical stage training are included.

MUS 299   Sophomore Recital ...  0

Prerequisites: Completion of at least three (3) semesters of applied instrumental or vocal instruction (e.g. MUS 154).

Solo presentation (with accompaniment) in a recital-type setting of at least 30 minutes.

MVB 101   Trumpet Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Trumpet Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVB 102   Trumpet Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 101

Second enrollment of MVB 101.

MVB 103   Trumpet Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 102

Third enrollment of MVB 101.

MVB 104   Trumpet Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 103

Fourth enrollment of MVB 101.

MVB 111   French Horn Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual French Horn Lessons, starting at the appropriate level

MVB 112   French Horn Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 111

Second enrollment of MVB 111.

MVB 113   French Horn Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 112

Third enrollment of MVB 111.

MVB 114   French Horn Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 113

Fourth enrollment of MVB 111.

MVB 121   Trombone Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Trombone Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVB 122   Trombone Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 121

Second enrollment of MVB 121.

MVB 123   Trombone Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 122

Third enrollment of MVB 121.

MVB 124   Trombone Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 123

Fourth enrollment of MVB 121.

MVB 131   Euphonium Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Euphonium Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVB 132   Euphonium Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 131

Second enrollment of MVB 131.

MVB 133   Euphonium Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 132

Third enrollment of MVB 131.

MVB 134   Euphonium Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 133.

Fourth enrollment of MVB 131.

MVB 141   Tuba Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Tuba Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVB 142   Tuba Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 141

Second enrollment of MVB 141.

MVB 143   Tuba Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 142

Third enrollment of MVB 141.

MVB 144   Tuba Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVB 143

Fourth enrollment of MVB 141.

MVK 101   Keyboard Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Keyboard Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVK 102   Keyboard Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 101

Second enrollment of MVK 101.

MVK 103   Keyboard Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 102

Third enrollment of MVK 101.

MVK 104   Keyboard Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 103

Fourth enrollment of MVK 101.

MVK 111   Organ Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Organ Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVK 112   Organ Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 111

Second enrollment of MVK 111.

MVK 113   Organ Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 112

Third enrollment of MVK 111.

MVK 114   Organ Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 113

Fourth enrollment of MVK 111.

MVK 201   Keyboard Lessons V ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 104

Fifth enrollment of MVK 101.

MVK 202   Keyboard Lessons VI ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 201

Sixth enrollment of MVK 101.

MVK 203   Keyboard Lessons VII ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 202

Seventh enrollment of MVK 101.

MVK 204   Keyboard Lessons VIII ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVK 203

Eighth enrollment of MVK 101

MVP 101   Percussion Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Percussion Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVP 102   Percussion Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVP 101

Second enrollment of MVP 101.

MVP 103   Percussion Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVP 102

Third enrollment of MVP 101.

MVP 104   Percussion Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVP 103

Fourth enrollment of MVP 101.

MVP 201   Percussion Lessons V ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVP 104

Fifth enrollment of MVP 101.

MVP 202   Percussion Lessons VI ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVP 201

Sixth enrollment of MVP 101.

MVP 203   Percussion Lessons VII ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVP 202

Seventh enrollment of MVP 101.

MVP 204   Percussion Lessons VIII ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVP 203

Eighth enrollment of MVP 101.

MVS 101   Guitar-Classical Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Guitar-Classical Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVS 102   Guitar-Classical Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 101

Second enrollment of MVS 101.

MVS 103   Guitar-Classical Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 102

Third enrollment of MVS 101.

MVS 104   Guitar-Classical Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 103

Fourth enrollment of MVS 101.

MVS 111   Guitar-Jazz Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Guitar-Jazz Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVS 112   Guitar-Jazz Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 111

Second enrollment of MVS 111.

MVS 113   Guitar-Jazz Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 112

Third enrollment of MVS 111

MVS 114   Guitar-Jazz Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 113

Fourth enrollment of MVS 111

MVS 121   Guitar-Bass Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Guitar-Bass Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVS 122   Guitar-Bass Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 121

Second enrollment of MVS 121

MVS 123   Guitar-Bass Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 122

Third enrollment of MVS 121

MVS 124   Guitar-Bass Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 123

Fourth enrollment of MVS 121.

MVS 131   Violin Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Violin Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVS 132   Violin Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 131

Second enrollment of MVS 131

MVS 133   Violin Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 132

Third enrollment of MVS 131.

MVS 134   Violin Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 133

Fourth enrollment of MVS 131.

MVS 141   Viola Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Viola Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVS 142   Viola Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 141

Second enrollment of MVS 141

MVS 143   Viola Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 142

Third enrollment of MVS 141

MVS 144   Viola Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 143

Fourth enrollment of MVS 141

MVS 151   Cello Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Cello Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVS 152   Cello Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 151

Second enrollment of MVS 151

MVS 153   Cello Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 152

Third enrollment of MVS 151

MVS 154   Cello Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 153

Fourth Enrollment of MVS 151

MVS 161   Bass Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Bass Lessons, starting at the appropriate level

MVS 162   Bass Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 161

Second enrollment of MVS 161

MVS 163   Bass Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 162

Third enrollment of MVS 161.

MVS 164   Bass Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVS 163

Fourth enrollment of MVS 161.

MVS 221   Guitar-Bass Lessons V ...  1-2

Prerequisites: MUS 124

Fifth enrollment of MUS 121.

MVS 231   Violin Lessons V ...  1-2 credits

Prerequisites: MVS 134

Fifth enrollment of MVS 131

MVS 231   Violin Lessons V ...  1-2 credits

Prerequisites: MVS-134

Fifth enrollment of MVS 131.

MVS 232   Violin Lessons VI ...  1-2 credits

Prerequisites: MVS-231

Sixth Enrollment of MVS -131.

MVV 101   Voice Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Voice Lessons, Starting at the appropriate level.

MVV 102   Voice Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVV 101

Second enrollment of MVV 101.

MVV 103   Voice Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVV 102

Third enrollment of MVV 101.

MVV 104   Voice Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVV 103

Fourth enrollment of MVV 101.

MVV 201   Voice Lessons V ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVV 104

Fifth enrollment of MVV 101.

MVV 202   Voice Lessons VI ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVV 201

Sixth enrollment of MVV 101.

MVV 203   Voice Lessons VII ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVV 202

Seventh enrollment of MVV 101

MVV 204   Voice Lessons VIII ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVV 203

Eighth enrollment of MVV 101.

MVW 101   Flute/Piccolo Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Flute/Piccolo Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVW 102   Flute/Piccolo Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 101

Second enrollment of MVW 101.

MVW 103   Flute/Piccolo Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 102

Third enrollment of MVW 101

MVW 104   Flute/Piccolo Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 103

Fourth enrollment of MVW 101.

MVW 111   Oboe Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Oboe Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVW 112   Oboe Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 111

Second enrollment of MVW 111.

MVW 113   Oboe Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 112

Third enrollment of MVW 111.

MVW 114   Oboe Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 113

Fourth enrollment of MVW 111.

MVW 121   Clarinet Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Clarinet Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVW 122   Clarinet Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 121

Second enrollment of MVW 121.

MVW 123   Clarinet Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 122

Third enrollment of MVW 121

MVW 124   Clarinet Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 123

Fourth enrollment of MVW 121

MVW 131   Bassoon Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Bassoon Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVW 132   Bassoon Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 131

Second enrollment of MBW 131.

MVW 133   Bassoon Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 132

Third enrollment of MVW 131

MVW 134   Bassoon Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 133

Fourth enrollment of MVW 131

MVW 141   Saxophone Lessons I ...  1-2 hrs

Individual Saxophone Lessons, starting at the appropriate level.

MVW 142   Saxophone Lessons II ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 141

Second enrollment of MVW 141.

MVW 143   Saxophone Lessons III ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 142

Third enrollment of MVW 141.

MVW 144   Saxophone Lessons IV ...  1-2 hrs

Prerequisites: MVW 143

Fourth enrollment of MVW 141

NPN 100   Personal and Vocational Concepts ...  1

Prerequisites: Acceptance into practical nursing program.

Role of LPN in relationship to other members of health care team. Includes nursing history, professional ethics, and interpersonal relations in today's health care setting.

Corequisites: NPN 101, NPN 111, NPN 121

NPN 101   Fundamentals of Nursing ...  7

Prerequisites: Acceptance into practical nursing program.

Emphasis on nursing process as students apply principles of physical, biological, and social sciences. Introduction of basic nutrition and pharmacology. Presents elements of health and disease. Introduces basic concepts of nursing.

Corequisites: NPN 100, NPN 111, NPN 121, BIO 240, BIO 243, and ENG 096 or ENG 101.

NPN 102   Maternal-Child Nursing ...  6

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, ENG 096 or ENG 101, NPN 100, NPN 101, NPN 111, NPN 121.

Presents family centered approach to pregnancy, birth, and adaptation to extrauterine life. Examines stressors involved in labor and delivery and explores human sexuality and its role in growth and development. Present process of growth and development throughout the life span. Diseases common to the pediatric client. Explores impact on client of psychosocial, physical, and spiritual stressors. Common issues and problems encountered in individual, family, and community living. Environmental and social health factors as related to appropriate developmental stages. Summer.

Corequisites: NPN 112

NPN 111   Fundamentals of Nursing Laboratory ...  0

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: vital signs, hygiene and medical asepsis, partial ongoing assessment (shift assessment), mobility and medication administration.

Corequisites: NPN 100, NPN 101, NPN 121.

NPN 112   Maternal-Child Nursing Laboratory ...  0

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: sterile technique, dressing changes, urinary elimination, pediatric care and obstetrical care.

Corequisites: NPN 102

NPN 121   Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical ...  0

Students care for patients in nursing home, health care center, or hospital. Administration of medications is a part of clinical experience. Eight clinical laboratory hours per week. Included in clinical hours are two clinical post conference hours, one hour for each day of clinical experience.

Corequisites: NPN 101, NPN 111.

NPN 151   Medical Surgical Nursing I ...  11

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, ENG 096, NPN 100, NPN 101, NPN 102, NPN 111, NPN 112, NPN 121.

Emphasis on human growth and development while studying human adaptive and maladaptive responses to disturbances in nutrition and fluid balance, gastrointestinal, and other body systems. Presents illnesses that interfere with these processes throughout life span with focuses on physiological, psychological, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects during each stage of development.

Corequisites: NPN 161, NPN 171, BIO 241, BIO 244, PSY 101.

NPN 152   Medical Surgical Nursing II ...  8

Prerequisites: BIO 241, BIO 244, PSY 101, NPN 151, NPN 161, NPN 171.

Continuation of study of adaptive and maladaptive responses to internal and external stressors that interfere with wellness and require nursing care. Includes beginning management as well as disturbances in endocrine, reproductive, and other body systems. Presents illnesses that interface with these processes throughout the life span with focus on physiological, psychological, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects during each stage of development.

Corequisites: NPN 162, NPN 172.

NPN 161   Medical Surgical Nursing I Laboratory ...  0

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: peripheral intravenous therapy, nasogastric insertion, central venous catheters, enteral feedings and ostomy care.

Corequisites: NPN 151, NPN 171

NPN 162   Medical Surgical Nursing II Laboratory ...  0

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: tracheostomy care and respiratory suctioning.

Corequisites: NPN 152, NPN 172

NPN 171   Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical ...  0

Students plan, administer, and evaluate nursing care to patients in both acute and extended care facilities. Observation experiences provided in operating room, recovery room, emergency room, and other hospital and community settings. Thirteen clinical laboratory hours per week. Included in clinical hours are two clinical post conference hours, one hour for each day of clinical experience.

Corequisites: NPN 151, NPN 161

NPN 172   Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical ...  0

Beginning management skills to plan, administer, and evaluate nursing care to patients in long term care facilities. Sixteen clinical laboratory hours per week. Included in clinical hours are two clinical post conference hours, one hour for each day of clinical experience.  Forty eight hours of preceptorship is included.

Corequisites: NPN 152, NPN 162

NUR 100   Exploration of Nursing ...  1

Exploration of nursing from a broad view: nursing as a profession; educational requirements; advanced degree opportunities; the variety of roles in nursing practice; factors that promote student and professional success; and observation.

NUR 101   Tools for Success in an ADN Program ...  1

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Nursing Program

Key strategies and skills needed to be successful in an RN nursing program. Included time management, note-taking regarding nursing texts, labs, clinicals, videos, listening, critical thinking, and clinical preparation.  Attendance is mandatory for all four days to receive a passing grade.

NUR 102   LPN Bridge to ADN Program ...  1

Prerequisites: ENG-102, SOC-101 and one of HIS-101, HIS-102, HIS-115, HIS-270 POL-101 or POL-102, and CHM-101/103 or CHM-106

LPN Bridge to ADN Program will review fundamentals of nursing as they relate to the role transition from licensed professional nurse to registered nurse. Content will be reviewed including nursing process, professional ethics, interdisciplinary relationships, therapeutic communication, nutrition, pharmacology, assessment, medication administration, sterile technique and medication mathematics.

NUR 103   Nursing of Adult & Children I ...  9

Prerequisites: ASMNT. NURS.

Each human being is presented as a unique individual, constantly responding to internal and external stimuli. The nursing process is emphasized as students apply principles of physical, biological, and social sciences. Basic nutrition and pharmacology are introduced. Nursing history and elements of health and disease are presented. Professional ethics and interpersonal relations are integrated throughout the course. Basic concepts of nursing are introduced and basic nursing skills are taught and practice in the nursing lab. The student will learn health assessment techniques, with an emphasis on therapeutic communication. 

Corequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, ENG 101, CHM 101, CHM 103, NUR 113, NUR 123. Effective 2013, any required science course with a "B" or better.

NUR 104   Nursing of Adults and Children II ...  11

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, CHM 101, CHM 103, ENG 101, NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123, PSY 101

Human growth and development is emphasized while studying human adaptive and maladaptive responses to disturbances in nutrition and fluid balance. Illnesses that interfere with these processes throughout the life span are presented with focuses on physiological, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects during each stage of development. Adaptive and maladaptive responses to stressors that interfere with psychosocial homeostasis are presented. Current treatment modalities are emphasized with a historical overview of psychiatric therapy.

Corequisites: BIO 241, BIO 244, NUR 114, NUR 124

NUR 107   Pharmacology ...  3

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 241.

Elective on-line course that presents concepts of drug actions and how they affect various body systems and disease conditions. Provides concentrated, intentional opportunity for students to learn pharmacological principles and how they apply to care for humans.

NUR 113   Introduction to Nursing Laboratory ...  0

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multimedia, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: vital signs, hygiene and medical asepsis, assessment, mobility, medication administration, sterile technique, dressing changes and fundamental medication math.

Corequisites: NUR 103, NUR 123

NUR 114   Nursing of Adults and Children I Laboratory ...  0

Prerequisites: NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123.

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: urinary catheterization, intravenous fluids administration, nasogastric insertion, enteral feeding, ostomy care, medication administration synthesis and intermediate medication math.

Corequisites: NUR 104, NUR 124.

NUR 123   Introduction to Nursing Clinical ...  0

Students care for patients in the nursing home and/or hospital/health care center. Ten clinical laboratory hours per week.

Corequisites: NUR 103, NUR 113

NUR 124   Nursing of Adults and Children I Clinical ...  0

Prerequisites: NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123

Students plan, administer, and evaluate nursing care to patients in pediatric, geriatric, medical and surgical units. Observation of developmental stages is provided in schools, hospitals/health care centers, and nursing homes. Thirteen clinical laboratory hours per week.

Corequisites: NUR 104, NUR 114

NUR 125   Nursing of Adults and Children II Clinical ...  0

Prerequisites: NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123

Students plan, administer, and evaluate nursing care to selected psychiatric patients. Various treatment centers in the St. Charles County and St. Louis Metropolitan area are utilized for observation and participation. Thirteen clinical laboratory hours per week, for three weeks.

Corequisites: NUR 104, NUR 114, NUR 124

NUR 200   Registered First Nurse Assistant ...  3

This AORN-approved class follows the core curriculum for the RN First Assistant. Six credit hours are awarded upon completion of the course. Three credits are earned through classroom/ theory presentation and internship. For eligibility requirements and registration packet, call (636) 922-8280.

NUR 220   RNFA Certification Clinical ...  3

Prerequisites: NUR 200

Supervised practice by surgeon mentor during actual surgical procedures. Documentation of procedures and activities is required. Must meet minimum clock hours to meet regulating guidelines.

NUR 253   Nursing of Adults and Children III ...  10

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, CHM 101, CHM 103, ENG 101, NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123, BIO 241, BIO 244, NUR 104, NUR 114, NUR 124, PSY 101, BIO 245, BIO 247.

The individual is considered as a part of a social unit, the family. The development of sexual roles is presented and the physical, psychosocial and ethno cultural factors that influence it are considered. Adaptive and maladaptive responses of the mother, the neonate and other family members to pregnancy and the birth process are examined. The human body's responses to interferences with oxygenation of tissue are studied as it relates to respiratory, hematological and cardiac systems. Psychological adaptive and maladaptive responses to change in family dynamics and health conditions are considered.

Corequisites: NUR 263, NUR 273, any two of the following: SOC 101, Literature or ENG 102, and US History or Government.

NUR 254   Nursing of Adults and Children IV ...  11

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, BIO 241, BIO 244, BIO 245, BIO 247, CHM 101, CHM 103, ENG 101, ENG 102 or any LIT, PSY 101, SOC 101, NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123, NUR 104, NUR 114, NUR 124, NUR 253, NUR 263, NUR 273

The patient with problems related to mobility, perception, metabolism and body defense mechanisms is discussed, with emphasis on nurse and patient functioning on a health illness continuum.  Included: assessment and neurological, endocrine, integumentary, musculoskeletal and sensory systems.  Professional development is continued, as nursing leadership, ethical aspects of nursing care and the legal-professional role of the nurse are discussed.

Corequisites: NUR 264. NUR 274.

NUR 263   Nursing of Adults and Children III Laboratory ...  0

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, CHM 101, CHM 103, ENG 101, NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123, BIO 241, BIO 244, NUR 104, NUR 114, NUR 124, PSY 101, BIO 245, BIO 247

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: peripheral intravenous therapy, central venous catheters, respiratory care, ECG basics, blood product administration and advanced medication mathematics.

Corequisites: NUR 253, NUR 273.

NUR 264   Nursing of Adults and Children IV Laboratory ...  0

Prerequisites: BIO-240, BIO-243, CHM-101, CHM-103, ENG-101, NUR-103, NUR-113, NUR-123, BIO-241, BIO-244, BIO-245, BIO-247, PSY-101, NUR-104, NUR-114, NUR-124, NUR-253, NUR-263, NUR-273, SOC-101, ENG-102;

Students gain comprehensive knowledge and ability to safely and accurately perform nursing skills in a safe learning environment using multi-media, textbooks, self-direction, demonstrations and lab staff assistance.  Included: communication in the health care setting and prioritizing,  delegation and comprehensive medication mathematics.

Corequisites: NUR 254, NUR 274.

NUR 273   Nursing of Adults and Children III Clinical ...  0

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, CHM 101, CHM 103, ENG 101, NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123, BIO 241, BIO 244, NUR 104, NUR 114, NUR 124, PSY 101, BIO 245, BIO 247.

Students plan, administer, and care for patients in labor and delivery, postpartum, and nursery units as well as in medical and surgical units in area hospital/health care facilities. Twelve clinical laboratory hours per week.

Corequisites: NUR 253, NUR 263.

NUR 274   Nursing of Adults and Children IV Clinical ...  0

Prerequisites: BIO 240, BIO 243, CHM 101, CHM 103, NUR 103, NUR 113, NUR 123, BIO 241, BIO 244, BIO 245, BIO 247, PSY 101, NUR 104, NUR 114, NUR 124, NUR 253, NUR 263, NUR 273, SOC 101, ENG 101, ENG 102 or any LIT

Gaining independence, students plan, administer, and evaluate total nursing care to patients and begin supervising others giving care. Emphasis is placed upon the nurse and patient functioning in a homeostatic milieu, with consideration of physical, psychosocial, ethnocultural and spiritual aspects of development. A 5-week preceptorship provides transition between student and practitioner. Sixteen clinical laboratory hours per week.

Corequisites: NUR 254, NUR 264.

OTA 100   Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy Assistant I ...  4

Prerequisites: BIO 240/243, ENG 101

Acceptance in the OTA Program. Introduction to occupational therapy, including its history, philosophy, and practice base in relation to treatment in psychosocial dysfunction, physical disabilities, and developmental pediatrics. Theories guiding occupational therapy practice, values and ethics of the profession. Exploration of oral and written communication skills. Overview of occupational therapy process and the OTA role in screening, assessment, treatment planning, treatment implementation, and discharge. Examination of role of occupational therapy personnel in variety of treatment settings, including concepts related to client-practitioner interaction and communication and the importance of collaboration with clients, caregivers, and other health care professionals. Level I Fieldwork opportunities to apply basic occupational therapy principles and techniques and observe roles of OTs and other allied health professionals. Four lecture hours and three hours per week. Level I fieldwork beginning week six for six weeks.

Corequisites: Suggested Corequisites: BIO 270/271, CPT 103, ENG 115 or ENG 125, OTA 103.

OTA 102   Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy Assistant II ...  3

Prerequisites: OTA 100

Introduction of beginning skills in occupational therapy treatment in psychosocial dysfunction. Major theories guiding occupational therapy practice in psychosocial treatment and their application to sensory motor, psychosocial, and cognitive development through the life span. Emphasis on group leadership and facilitation, development of communication and observation skills, and use of self as a therapeutic modality. Examination of issues related to death and dying. Exploration of occupational therapy process of assessment, treatment planning and treatment implementation and discontinuation of intervention in relation to psychosocial practice issues and concerns. Discussion of concepts of psychosocial intervention with other areas of practice. Role of the OTA in prevention, health maintenance, and quality of life of the individual with psychosocial dysfunction. Three lecture hours.

Corequisites: OTA 112, OTA 104/114, OTA 207/217

OTA 103   Adaptive Activities I ...  2

Prerequisites: BIO 240/243, ENG 101.

Acceptance into the OTA program. Use of activities in occupational therapy with primary emphasis on the performance area of play/leisure including, those that address sensory motor, cognitive, and psychosocial performance components. Introduction to common therapeutic media used in OT practice. Introduction to acquisition of basic skills, concepts of activity analysis, instruction of individuals and groups, problem-solving, equipment maintenance, and cost and supply factors. Four lab hours per week.

Corequisites: Suggested Corequisites : BIO 270/271, CPT 103, ENG 115 or ENG 125, OTA 100.

OTA 104   Adaptive Activities II ...  1

Prerequisites: OTA 100

Continuation of use of activities in OT with a primary emphasis on the performance area of work/productive activities that address sensory motor, cognitive, and psychosocial performance components. Activities, strategies, and techniques that emphasize the use of purposeful activities and occupation to enhance role function. Introduction to standardized and non-standardized evaluations using activity based format. Development of more advanced skills that focus on grading and adapting purposeful activities and instructing individuals and groups for therapeutic interventions. One lecture hour per week.

Corequisites: OTA 102/112, OTA 114, OTA 207/217.

OTA 112   Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy Assistant II Lab ...  1

Prerequisites: OTA 100

Lab course complement to OTA 102. Provides hands-on laboratory experience, reinforcing material covered in the lecture component. Two hours per week.

Corequisites: OTA 102, OTA 104/114, OTA 207/217

OTA 114   Adaptive Activities II Lab ...  1

Prerequisites: OTA 100

Lab course complement to OTA 104. Provides hands-on laboratory experience, reinforcing material covered in the lecture component. Two hours per week.

Corequisites: OTA 102/112, OTA 104, OTA 207/217

OTA 203   Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy III ...  4

Prerequisites: OTA 102

Occupational therapy process related to physical dysfunction evaluation and treatment procedures including self-care, therapeutic exercise, home management, use of adaptive equipment, work and play-leisure skills. Introduction to remediation in movement difficulties and practiced in the laboratory. Administration of standardized and non-standardized tests and evalu-ations, and need for demonstrating service competency. Activity analysis, documen-tation, formulation of goals and objectives, collaboration with occupational therapist on treatment implementation, assessment/ reassessment, and termination of treatment. Level I fieldwork introduces application of occupational therapy procedures under close supervision. Three lecture hours. Three hours Level 1 Fieldwork beginning week four for nine weeks or one week of 30 hours.

Corequisites: OTA 213, OTA 204/214, OTA 209, OTA 218

OTA 204   Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy IV ...  3

Prerequisites: OTA-102

Evaluation and treatment of pediatric population appropriate to role of OTA including development and perceptual motor skills, self-care, design and use of adaptive equipment, and play/leisure issues are explored in relation to normal sensory motor, psychosocial, and cognitive development. Interventions using age appropriate activities. Examination of cultural factors on treatment and treatment implementation, including the importance of collaboration and inclusion of family, care givers, and others in the OT process. Laboratory experiences arranged at on-site daycare center for typically developing and special needs children. Field trip to be arranged. Three lecture hours.

Corequisites: OTA 203/213, OTA 214, OTA 209, OTA 218.

OTA 207   Health and Disease ...  3

Prerequisites: OTA 100

Overview of disease conditions commonly seen for treatment by occupational therapy practitioners. Etiology, symptoms and physical and psychological reactions to these conditions. Basic influences contributing to healthy living. Includes medical terminology and procedures commonly used in occupational therapy.

Corequisites: OTA 102/112, OTA 104/114, OTA 217

OTA 209   Health Occupations Seminar ...  2

Prerequisites: OTA 102

Current trends and issues in the health care system, including legal and ethical components of practice, cultural diversity; OTR-OTA role delineation; supervision; documentation to ensure accountability and reimbursement requirements; community resources; multi-disciplinary approach to treatment; and employability skills. Examination of OTA as director of activity program in relation to assessment, treatment planning, and treatment implementation needs. Issues of continuing professional competency, research and program development, involvement in professional organizations and political advocacy. Exploration of quality assurance and measurement of treatment outcomes as well as credential requirements, compliance with regulations, and the use of non-professional personnel. Two lecture/seminar hours per week.

Corequisites: OTA 203/213, OTA 204/214, OTA 218.

OTA 210   Occupational Therapy Assistant Practicum I ...  4

Prerequisites: OTA 203

Development of professional skills through supervised application of treatment principles. Fieldwork experience in the treatment of geriatric clients, physically disabled children or adults, or clients with psychosocial dysfunction. Student under direct supervision from an occupational therapy practitioner in all aspects of occupational therapy practice. Requires at least 37 hours per week for eight weeks in each of two different sites for a total of 16 weeks. (See OTA 211). Specific objectives developed by the fieldwork site educator in collaboration with OTA academic fieldwork coordinator. Completion of at least one fieldwork practicum in a physical disability site and the second in any of the following: physical disability, psychosocial, pediatric, hand therapy, work hardening, or a combination of sites. Psychosocial experiences are expected in all fieldwork.

Corequisites: OTA 298

OTA 211   Occupational Therapy Assistant Practicum II ...  4

Prerequisites: OTA 203

Development of professional skills through supervised application of treatment principles. Fieldwork experience in the treatment of geriatric clients, physically disabled children or adults, or clients with psychosocial dysfunction. Student under direct supervision from an occupational therapy practitioner in all aspects of occupational therapy practice. Requires at least 37 hours per week for eight weeks in each of two different sites for a total of 16 weeks. (See OTA 211). Specific objectives developed by the fieldwork site educator in collaboration with OTA academic fieldwork coordinator. Completion of at least one fieldwork practicum in a physical disability site and the second in any of the following: physical disability, psychosocial, pediatric, hand therapy, work hardening, or a combination of sites. Psychosocial experiences are expected in all fieldwork. Note: Fieldwork II must be completed within 18 months following completion of academic coursework. All academic and Level I and Level II Fieldwork must be completed before the student is eligible for graduation. Graduation from an accredited OTA program is a prerequisite to submitting an application to sit for the national certification examination.

Corequisites: OTA 298

OTA 213   Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy III Lab ...  1

Prerequisites: OTA 102

Lab course complement OTA 203. Provides hands-on laboratory experience, reinforcing material covered in the lecture component. Two hours per week.

Corequisites: OTA 203, OTA 204/214, OTA 209, OTA 218

OTA 214   Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy IV Lab ...  1

Prerequisites: OTA 102

Lab course complement to OTA 204. Provides hands-on laboratory experience, reinforcing material covered in the lecture component. Two hours per week.

Corequisites: OTA 203/213, OTA 204, OTA 209, OTA 218

OTA 217   Health & Disease Lab ...  1

Prerequisites: OTA 100

Lab course complement to OTA 207.  Provides hands-on laboratory experience, reinforcing material covered in the lecture component.

Corequisites: OTA 102/112, OTA 104/114, OTA 207

OTA 218   Adaptive Living Skills ...  4

Prerequisites: OTA 102

Skills required for designing and fabricating adaptive equipment. Adaptive activities with a primary emphasis on performance area of activities of daily living as applied to seating, positioning, splinting, functional tasks, functional mobility, and environmental barriers. Communication with clients, families, care givers, and other health-care professionals in relation to benefits and use of adaptive equipment, its function, care, and precautions. Four hours per week.

Corequisites: OTA 203/213, OTA 204/214, OTA 209.

OTA 298   Occupational Therapy Capstone ...  1

Prerequisites: OTA 203

Completion of program-culminating experiences for the Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate's degree. Provides an opportunity for application and integration of academic course work into fieldwork experiences. Requires reflection of how the role of occupational therapy and the occupational therapy assistant are demonstrated and delineated in each fieldwork facility. Allows for problem solving approach for adjusting to various work sites and handling feedback from supervisors. Requirements for college standardized testing, state licensure and national certification examination are reviewed. Completes development of professional resume and cover letter for employment.

Corequisites: OTA 210, OTA 211

PHE 102   Concepts: Drugs ...  2

Organized to provide a measure of sequential development and interrelatedness of subjects pertaining to psychoactive drugs and drug-taking behaviors. Sections include overview of drug problems in America, examination of effects of various drugs such as alcohol, cocaine, hallucinogens, prescription drugs, and others on the human body, and insight into drug abuse prevention efforts employed in variety of settings.

PHE 103   Concepts: Health ...  3

Study of vital health principles and problems. Personal and community health issues discussed. Overall objective to favorably influence habits, attitudes, and knowledge related to individual and community health. Offered on campus and Web.

PHE 105   First Aid/Safety ...  2

First aid practices to give appreciation of good safety habits. Practical application of basic first aid methods. CPR certification included.

PHE 106   Personal Wellness ...  2

Focuses on development of positive lifestyle by using combination of classroom/activity. Experiences include concepts of fitness, lifetime sports, stress management techniques, leisure well being, contemporary threats, and nutrition. Completion allows current SCC students to continue use of the SCC Fitness Center.

PHE 107   Selected Health Topics ...  0.5

Variable content designed to develop positive health practices for a lifetime of wellness. Topics vary with interest and need. Limit of 2 credit hours (four topics) may be used toward graduation credit.

PHE 108   Stress Management ...  3

Explores the nature of stress and the physiological and psychological effects upon the body due to prolonged stress responses. Short and long term somatic and behavioral techniques for applied stress control (i.e. exercise, nutrition, relaxation, visualization, meditation, goal setting, and time management) will be examined.

PHE 109   Nutrition for Weight Management ...  3

Understanding the role of nutritional quality and quantity of food intake, exercise and fitness levels and how they relate to body image, eating disorders, and obesity.

PHE 112   Beginning Swimming ...  1

Learn to swim. Covers water safety and water familiarity. Practices of basic strokes.

PHE 113   Volleyball ...  1

Basic rules, techniques, and safety. Activity class with emphasis on skill building through participation. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players.

PHE 114   Dance Aerobics I ...  1

Development of fitness and aerobic capacity by performing simple dance steps and other moves to music. Choreographed exercise. A written component will be included.

PHE 115   Physical Fitness ...  1

Improvement of overall fitness by combinations of activities.

PHE 118   Fitness Center I ...  1

Orientation to selectorized weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment to utilize all major muscle groups. Based upon fitness assessment, students are taught how to monitor personal progress under instructor supervision. Completion of the course allows student to use the Fitness Center during open hours without instructor supervision.

PHE 121   Step and Muscle Conditioning ...  1

Combines step aerobics and free weights. A written component may be required.

PHE 122   Yoga ...  1

Based on the principles of Hatha Yoga movements, students will increase in physical fitness, strength, flexibility, and balance. Breathing and meditation techniques will be used to assist the student in making the mind/body/spirit connection so yoga can be incorporated into daily life.

PHE 124   Pilates ...  1

Emphasis on exercises for the core muscles of the body by using balls, weighted bars, body weight postural cues, and breathing techniques to challenge muscles. Follows the Stotts method.

PHE 125   Walking Fitness ...  1

Principles of fitness development are developed using the activity of walking. Strength and endurance are targeted and an understanding of walking activity to weight management is emphasized.

PHE 126   Boot Camp ...  1

The total body is targeted by toning and strengthening the major muscles of the upper and lower body while challenging the cardiovascular system through fast-paced cardiovascular exercises.

PHE 127   Cardio Core Strength ...  1

A combination of Yoga, Pilates, and weighted fitness activities on the stability ball to challenge and develop cardio and muscle strength.

PHE 128   Disc Golf ...  1

Disc Golf is a lifetime recreational game suitable for youth to senior citizens. It is played on disc golf courses using elevated baskets as holes, tee areas and various weight flying discs as drivers and putters. The structure of the game is the same as golf. The objective is to throw at each hole using the fewest attempts and is completed when the putt lands in the basket. The score is recorded and players move to the next tee to attempt the next hole. The player with the lowest score at the end of the course, wins the game.

PHE 129   Pickleball ...  1

Pickleball is a lifetime recreational court game suitable for youth to senior citizens. It is played inside or out on a court using paddles, balls and a low net. The structure of the game court is the same size as a doubles badminton court.

PHE 130   Beginning Rock Climbing ...  1

Safety and rock climbing techniques using indoor artificial cliff. All climbing done while wearing safety harness.

PHE 133   Beginning Cardio Kickboxing ...  1

Muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance gained through martial arts and boxing moves. Choreographed to music. Written component may be required.

PHE 135   Ballet Conditioning ...  1

Principles of fitness are developed using various ballet conditioning exercises. Strength and endurance are targeted as well as an understanding of body alignment and muscle balance are emphasized.

PHE 137   Scuba ...  1

Safety and scuba diving techniques both in classroom and indoor pool. Course does not earn certification, but students can earn certification immediately afterward by paying for and passing open-water check-out dive. Students should know they might be asked to get further approval from a physician before being allowed to participate.

PHE 140   Introduction to Dance ...  3

Historical overview of dance as social and artistic form of expression with emphasis on understanding contemporary dance. Covers importance of dance in American society. No dance training required. Lecture and activity components.

PHE 141   Stretch and Strengthen ...  1

Stretching and strengthening exercises from dance world appropriate for dancers and sports enthusiasts. A written component may be required.

PHE 143   Tap Dance I ...  1

Basic steps of tap technique. Tap combinations will develop an understanding of coordination, rhythmic variations, and performance skills. Tap shoes are required.

PHE 144   Modern Dance I ...  1

Basic movement course emphasizing beginning and essential elements of dance. Explores technique and terminology. Excellent course for beginning dancers, theater students, and those who wish to teach creative movement or dance.

PHE 145   Jazz Dance I ...  1

Jazz techniques designed to give a firm grasp of basic movement, musicality, and strength.

PHE 146   Modern Dance II ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 144

Applies principles of dance techniques to performance movement and various modern dance techniques. Also good for experienced dancers trying modern dance.

PHE 147   Jazz Dance II ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 145 or permission from instructor.

Techniques and movements developed further to facilitate performance ability or just for fun.

PHE 160   Golf ...  1

Safety, rules, course etiquette, grip, stance, and swing. Time spent on practice putting green, driving range, and in actual play.

PHE 165   Current Topics: Selected Activities ...  1

Variable content to develop lifetime skills in sports, fitness, and/or leisure activities. Activities vary every eight weeks, reflecting newest trends. Same activity may be taken no more than twice for graduation credit.

PHE 204   Introduction to Recreation and Leisure ...  3

Introductory exploration of the recreation and leisure industry, including its history and philosophy.  Students will explore the scope, values, professional responsibilities and career opportunities of the field.

PHE 205   Foundations of Physical Education, Health and Sport ...  3

Introductory professional course for those exploring the fields of  physical education, health and sport. Designed to provide opportunities to explore history, scope, values, professional responsibilities, and career opportunities.

PHE 206   Foundations of Sport Management ...  3

The course is designed to introduce students to the field of sport management. Students will be exposed to areas of within the sport management profession which include human resources management, ethics, law, facility management, marketing, economics, and finance and event management. Students will also be introduced to academic and career opportunity in the sport management profession.

PHE 208   Outdoor Recreation and Leadership ...  3

An introduction to outdoor recreation.  Identifies and demonstrate an understanding of the value, meaning and benefits of outdoor recreation experience.  Includes outdoor adventure leadership experiences.  Natural resources, state and federal agencies, governmental and private-sector impacts will be explored as well as outdoor activity and safety skills attained.

PHE 211   Tennis ...  1

PHE 213   Circuit Training ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 118

Muscle strengthening using series of exercise machines.

PHE 214   Racquetball ...  1

Game played on indoor court using racquet and hard rubber ball. Eye protection recommended.

PHE 215   Step Aerobics ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 118

Develops fitness and aerobic capacity by stepping on and off small raised platform repeatedly. Written component may be required.

PHE 216   Muscle Conditioning ...  1

Muscle strengthening using available techniques and materials. Written component may be required.

PHE 218   Fitness Center II ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 118

Continued use of selectorized weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment upon review of individual progress in Fitness Center I. Exploration of various fitness variables such as Body Mass Index, body fat analysis, strength levels, and flexibility range will help each to understand fitness level and develop personal program. These activities fulfill the written component.

PHE 220   Dance Aerobics II ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 114

Continuation of PHE 114. Challenge will include more complicated patterns and higher intensity work level. Written component may be required.

PHE 221   Self-Defense I ...  1

Unarmed response to dangerous situations using basic fundamentals of defense. Equal time given to mental preparedness and emotional coping with acts of violence. Flexibility and physical conditioning as it applies to self defense. May require written component.

PHE 222   Beginning Tae Kwon Do ...  1

Basic instruction in group setting by master of this ancient form of discipline and self-defense. Written component may be required.

PHE 230   Intermediate Rock Climbing ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 130

Continuation of PHE 130.

PHE 231   Self-Defense II ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 221

Follow-up class to Self Defense I. More advanced situational responses utilizing fundamental skills learned in PHE 221. May require written component.

PHE 232   Intermediate Tae Kwon Do ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 222

Continuation of PHE 222. Written component may be required.

PHE 233   Intermediate Cardio Kickboxing ...  1

Prerequisites: PHE 133

Continuation of PHE 133. Muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance gained through martial arts and boxing moves. Choreographed to music. Written component may be required.

PHE 240   Creative Dance for Children ...  3

For preschool and elementary teachers; curriculum planning using appropriate dance for children at several stages of motor development. Techniques emphasize self-expression of children as they learn to move and move to learn.

PHE 250   History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport ...  3

History and philosophy of physical education and sport from ancient civilization to the 21st century. Explores changing thought regarding the physical body and the development of physical education.

PHE 251   Coaching Principles ...  3

Seminar course presenting important principles of coaching sports for novice and veteran coaches. Emphasizes planning, organization, teaching, curriculum design, and risk management. Students completing the course will be eligible to earn coaching certification through the American Sport Education Program (AESEP). Spring and Summer.

PHE 252   Nutrition for Sports Performance ...  3

Concept and components of nutrition as it relates to physical activity, exercise, and the athlete. A personalized sports specific nutrition action plan will be developed.

PHE 270   Sociological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport ...  3

Introduction to diverse aspects of sports and sports studies. Study of how culture, values, society, and physical education/sport influence one another. Applied issues include legal, political, economic, cultural, and educational aspects of physical education and sport programs in schools and society.

PHE 275   Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport ...  3

Introduction to applied sport psychology, mental aspects of sports, and contemporary performance enhancement techniques. Includes theory and practice of sport psychology with mental aspects of training and competition, mental training techniques for psychomotor performance, and basic issues of performance psychology. Study of the following aspects of psychology as they influence performance: learning, practice, motivation, anxiety, perception, motor control, social facilitation, cohesion, retention, transfer, reinforcement, and leadership.

PHE 280   Women's Fast-Pitch Varsity Softball ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Enrollment limited to members of varsity team.

PHE 282   Women's Fast Pitch Varsity Softball II ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, PHE 280

Women's Fast-Pitch Varsity Softball II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

PHE 283   Women's Varsity Soccer ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

Limited to members of the women's varsity soccer team. Awards credit for varsity athletes during the required practices/game season.

PHE 284   Women's Varsity Soccer II ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, PHE 283

Continuation of PHE 283. Women's Varsity Soccer II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during the required practices/game season.

PHE 290   Men's Varsity Baseball ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Enrollment limited to members of varsity team.

PHE 292   Men's Varsity Baseball II ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, PHE 290

Continuation of PHE 290. Men's Varsity Baseball II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

PHE 293   Men's Varsity Soccer ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Limited to members of the men's varsity soccer team. Awards credit for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

PHE 294   Men's Varsity Soccer II ...  1

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, PHE 293

Continuation of PHE 293. Men's Varsity Soccer II is limited to second year members of the varsity team. Credit awarded for varsity athletes during required practices/game season.

PHL 101   Introduction to Philosophy ...  3

Introduction to philosophical inquiry and historically important philosophical ideas discussed by classical and/or modern philosophers. Topics may include the nature of love, the foundation of ethical action, the nature and limits of knowledge, the essence of truth, and the meaning of technology in contemporary culture.

PHL 102   Introduction to Logic ...  3

Study of techniques and methods for identifying, classifying, clarifying, and evaluating various kinds of reasoning and related uses of language.

PHL 160   Ethics ...  3

Introductory survey of classical and contemporary theories in field of ethics. Questions considered regarding ideal moral life, nature of good and evil, principles for distinguishing right from wrong, and ethical relativism versus objectivism. Discusses selected moral dilemmas of modern living.

PHL 201   World Religion ...  3

Introduction to basic doctrines and stories of seven major religions of the world: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

PHL 260   Reason and Religion ...  3

Prerequisites: ENG 101

Introduction to Western philosophy of religion. Topics include the character and reliability of religious experience, arguments for and against God?s existence, the meaningfulness of religious language, the problem of evil, and life after death.

PHL 290   Topics in Philosophy ...  3

Seminar style course reflecting specializations in fields of philosophy. Titles may include: The Modern and the Postmodern, Democracy and Philosophy, Phenomenology and Existentialism, and Aesthetics.

PHY 105   Environmental Geology ...  3

Examination of geologic processes and hazards that influence human activities and the geologic aspects of pollution and waste-disposal.

PHY 107   Environmental Geology Laboratory ...  1

Exercises focus on environmental and social issues relevant to environmental problems and the effects of human interaction in geologic processes.

Corequisites: PHY 105-Environmental Geology.

PHY 111   Introduction to Physical Science ...  3

Introduces the basics in a variety of scientific disciplines including classical (Newtonian) physics, energy, matter and heat, wave behavior, electricity and magnetism, modern physics (the atom and nucleus), geology, and astronomy. Basic high school math/algebra is utilized in portions of this course.

PHY 113   Introduction to Physical Science Laboratory ...  1

Laboratory reinforces topics discussed in Physical Science lecture (PHY 111) by utilizing hands-on experimentation.

Corequisites: Preceded or accompanied by PHY 111.

PHY 125   Introduction to Physical Geology ...  3

Introduces a basic understanding of topics in physical geology including the unifying theory of plate tectonics, discussions of Earth materials (rocks and minerals), internal processes (volcanism, earthquakes), surface processes (surface and ground water, weathering, erosion), and geologic time.  Campus outings will be incorporated to emphasize Missouri geology.

PHY 127   Introduction to Physical Geology Laboratory ...  1

Laboratory reinforces topics discussed in Physical Geology lecture (PHY 125) by utilizing practical experimentation and observations.

Corequisites: Preceded or accompanied by PHY 125.

PHY 130   Astronomy ...  3

Nonmathematical introduction to astronomy designed primarily for non-science majors. Topics include the history and cultural impact of astronomy, properties of solar system, and stellar structures. Supplemented by occasional hours of evening observation.

PHY 131   Astronomy Laboratory ...  1

Analysis and interpretation of astronomical data and observations with telescopes. No prior knowledge of astronomy assumed.

Corequisites: Preceded or accompanied by PHY 130 - Astronomy.

PHY 150   General Physics I ...  3

Prerequisites: MAT 150, or MAT 160

Survey of kinematics, dynamics, energy, momentum, rotational motion, fluids, and thermodynamics. Non-calculus in approach. Three hours of lecture-recitation and two hours of laboratory per week.

Corequisites: PHY 153

PHY 151   General Physics II ...  3

Prerequisites: PHY 150, PHY 153

Begins with wave motion, but emphasis on electricity and magnetism. Treats geometric and wave optics. Non-calculus in approach. Three hours of lecture-recitation and two hours of laboratory per week.

Corequisites: PHY 154

PHY 153   General Physics I Laboratory ...  1

Experimental component of PHY 150.

Corequisites: PHY 150

PHY 154   General Physics II Laboratory ...  1

Prerequisites: PHY 150, PHY 153

Experimental component for PHY 151.

Corequisites: PHY 151

PHY 225   Historical Geology ...  3

Introduces an understanding of the history of Earth"s development including identification and interpretation of sediments, sedimentary rocks and rock structures, environments of deposition, major tectonic and depositional events of North America, and the evolution of life.  Campus outings will be incorporated to emphasize Missouri geology.

PHY 227   Historical Geology Laboratory ...  1

Exercises in interpreting Earth's history by examination of sediments, sedimentary rocks, geologic time, and identification and taxonomic classification of fossils.

Corequisites: PHY 225

PHY 240   College Physics I ...  4

Prerequisites: MAT 180

Calculus-based course for engineering and science majors. Includes mechanics, heat, and sound.

Corequisites: PHY 243

PHY 241   College Physics II ...  4

Prerequisites: PHY 240, PHY 243

Continuation of PHY 240 introducing electricity, magnetism, and light.

Corequisites: PHY 244

PHY 243   College Physics I Laboratory ...  1

Prerequisites: MAT 180

Experimental component of PHY 240.

Corequisites: PHY 240

PHY 244   College Physics II Laboratory ...  1

Prerequisites: PHY 240, PHY 243

Experimental component of PHY 241.

Corequisites: PHY 241

PHY 290   Undergraduate Research ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor.

Introduction to research techniques and methods used in scientific experimentation. Summer

POL 101   American Government ...  3

Basic concepts of political science with major emphasis on origin, principles, organization, and nature of American federal system and its politics. POL 101 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

POL 102   State and Local Government ...  3

Examines structure, functions, and operation of American state and local government within context of federalism. POL 102 complies with provisions of Section 170.011 RsMo.

POL 201   International Relations ...  3

Prerequisites: Any POL, HIS, or GEO.

Study of factors shaping relationships among nations with emphasis upon developing nations and economic, political and environmental issues.

POL 210   Comparative Politics ...  3

Prerequisites: Any POL, HIS, or GEO.

Analysis of ideologies, political cultures, and governmental structures of several different countries. Political systems of variety of nations chosen for study.

POL 220   Middle Eastern Politics ...  3

Survey of Middle Eastern countries as well as regional issues and conflicts. Explores political development of the region, including discussions of Islam, nationalism, and international intervention.

POL 255   European Politics and Cultures ...  3

Field course about European politics, history, and cultures in the context of a study tour. Explores the history of Europe and future of the European and future of the European Union through readings, films, writing assignments, and other activities. Among cultural issues, deals with the questions of what is ?Europe.? Specific course objectives outlined in learning agreement with the instructor.

POL 280   Modern Britain ...  3

An introduction to the major aspects of political/social life in modern Britain: social stratification, the British political infrastructure, and dealing with published materials on British socio-political issues.

POL 296   Political Science Internship ...  3

Prerequisites: POL 101 or POL 102, and instructor's permission.

Students placed in participatory position in government office or community organization. Requires research paper relating to some aspect of internship.

Corequisites: 2.5 GPA and sophomore standing.

POL 299   Topics in Political Science ...  3

Prerequisites: Instructor's permission.

Exploration of one topic selected by department. Introduction to research techniques and seminar approved as integral part of scholarship.

PSY 101   Introduction to Psychology ...  3

Examination of behavioral, cognitive, psychoanalytic, humanistic, and biological viewpoints in psychology. Includes learning principles and applications, perception, motivation, emotions, stress, psychobiology, personality, abnormal behavior, and approaches to therapy.

PSY 201   Child Psychology ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Study of human development from conception to adolescence, emphasizing both current and historical approaches to research and theory, genetic and environmental influences on development, and sequence and timing of physical, mental, and personality development throughout years of childhood.

PSY 210   Human Growth and Development ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Survey of basis of human growth and development. Review of emotional, mental, physical, and social needs of children, adolescents, and adults. Analysis of multiple factors that influence and shape behavior and personality.

PSY 215   Adolescent Psychology ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Introduction to physical, mental, personality, and social developments unique to adolescence. Focus mainly on factors influencing normal development, but some abnormal behaviors discussed. Biological, psychological, cultural, and historical perspectives considered.

PSY 216   Abnormal Psychology ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Survey of abnormal/deviant behavior, including causes and theories of anxiety disorders, psychoses, mental retardation, drug abuse, sexual disorders, criminal behavior, and other selected topics. Includes discussion of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of these disorders.

PSY 220   Personality Theories ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Study of major theories of personality with emphasis on developmental influence and integration of behavior. Theories surveyed represent dynamic, humanistic, cognitive, and behavioral perspectives. Issues such as self-concept, structure of personality, social adjustment, self-management, and maladjustment and therapy are considered within context of each theoretical system.

PSY 225   Psychology of Aging ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Examination of psychological processes of aging involving sensory, sexual, intellectual, and personality changes in later life with some attention to common mental disorders in the aged.

PSY 230   Social Psychology ...  3

Prerequisites: PSY 101

Study of social interaction of individuals and psychological principles and concepts involved in these relationships. Discussion of social perceptions, values, attitudes, prejudice, social influence, group dynamics, leadership, and other group processes.

PSY 290   Special Topics in Psychology ...  1-3 hrs

Selected studies in the field of psychology. Topics may include: psychological aspects of death, gender, issues in forensic psychology, diversity studies, preparation for marriage, child-rearing practices, and various other issues. Course may be repeated as topics vary by semester.

RDG 080   Spelling I ...  2

Individualized course of study presenting words with basic spelling patterns, complicated consonant patterns, and complicated vowel patterns. Word families and rules for addition of word endings included. Programmed learning techniques utilized.

RDG 081   Spelling II ...  2

Individualized course of study presenting words with basic spelling patterns, complicated consonant patterns, and complicated vowel patterns. Word families and rules for addition of word endings included. Programmed learning techniques utilized.

RDG 083   Vocabulary Improvement ...  2

Individualized course that provides programmed learning to guide through elements of vocabulary development. Includes directed practice in context clues, working with visually similar words and homonyms, and learning commonly misunderstood words.

RDG 084   Introduction to College Vocabulary ...  3

Individualized, comprehensive course that provides programmed learning to guide through elements of college-level vocabulary. Includes Latin and Greek derivatives as well as words from fiction, drama, poetry, general literature, psychology, and foreign expressions. Emphasizes communication skills, and includes vocabulary as applied to rhetoric, figures of speech and clear, concise writing.

RDG 085   Reading Fundamentals ...  3

Prerequisites: reading assessment test.

This course is designed to help students expand the range of their reading comprehension and vocabulary skills with direct practice.

RDG 090   Vocabulary for College Reading ...  3

Directed practice in college vocabulary skills emphasizing communication skills, figures of speech, rhetoric, and clear and concise writing. Course is ESL friendly.

RDG 092   Reading Improvement ...  3

Prerequisites: Course required based on assessment test reading scores or pass RDG085

Directed practice in college reading skills; emphasizes word comprehension skills including context clues, dictionary use, and word components as well as paragraph comprehension skills including locating and inferring information.

RDG 093   Introduction to College Reading ...  3

Prerequisites: Course required based on assessment test reading scores or pass RDG 092.

Provides directed practice in development of college reading skills, emphasizing vocabulary skills, comprehension skills, advanced reading skills, and reading for study. Vocabulary skills include dictionary use, word components and etymology, context clues, and multiple meanings of words. Comprehension skills include main ideas and support words signaling key concepts. Advanced reading skills include critical reading and reading efficiency. Reading for study includes effective textbook study methods, outlining, study mapping, summarizing, and textbook graphics.

RDG 104   Reading For Non-Native Speakers ...  4

Prerequisites: Compass ESL Listening Test score of 67 to 79 plus placement with the oral interview as required by the Academic ESL Program Coordinator.

Directed practice in college reading skills emphasizing vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking, reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for non-native speaking students. 

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 103 required and a suggested corequisite of ESL 107.

RDG 106   Advanced Reading for Non-Native Speakers ...  3

Prerequisites: ESL 103/SPE 100,and ESL 104 with a minimum grade of C or better and ESL 100

Directed practice in advanced college reading skills emphasizing discipline specific vocabulary, advanced comprehension, higher level critical thinking skills, improved reading efficiency and reading across the curriculum for second-language students. 

Corequisites: ESL-105, and ESL-108 recommended

RDG 111   Reading Across the Disciplines ...  3

Prerequisites: ACT reading test score of 19 OR Compass reading test score of 80 OR Nelson/Denny reading test score of 204 required.

Focus is on improving reading and thinking skills through skill instruction and extensive guided-practice with academic discipline-based readings.

SOC 101   Introduction to Sociology ...  3

Examines relationship between individual and society in social structure of modern society. Introduction to way in which sociologists interpret and research human behavior. Covers patterns of social interaction and social influences on individual conduct.

SOC 102   Introduction to Sociological Theory ...  3

Examination of key figures in sociology. Introduction to history of sociology, sociologists, theoretical perspectives, and the classical and contemporary sociological theory and the application of theory to social groups, social interaction, and social institutions.

SOC 151   Gerontology I ...  3

Overview of normal effects of aging including physical, psychological, and social changes. Problems associated with aging, such as increased dependence, loss of health, financial constraints, loss of friends and spouse, and altered living arrangements. Content presented from perspective of aging person and society as a whole.

SOC 201   Contemporary Social Issues ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Study of major social problems facing human groups in modern society such as deviance, inequality, war, and overpopulation. Emphasis placed on social problems that arise as result of institutional fluctuations in economy, family, government, religion, science, and technology.

SOC 210   Sociology of Health and Healthcare ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101 or equivalent

Examination of the social, economic, cultural and individual factors in age related health issues. Topics include epidemiology, social structuring of age, healthcare services, policies and programs, as well as relationships between doctors and patients.

SOC 215   Marriage and the Family ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Reviews historical development of the family and patterns of intimate relationships in modern society. Analysis of institution of family in terms of relationship to other institutions in society. Specific topics include love, dating, parenting, families in crisis, and alternative lifestyles.

SOC 221   Sociology of Art ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101, ENG 101

Major trends in art examined in relationship to socio-historical developments. Art seen as both comment on and reflection of society. Team taught by sociology instructor and art instructor.

Corequisites: Suggested corequisite: ART 101 or ART 150.

SOC 224   Sex, Gender, and Society ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Focus on analysis of women and men in society and culture. Multiple disciplines examined as means to study social processes through which sex roles develop and are acquired. Examines individual and social consequences of sex differences and sex inequality.

SOC 241   Sociology Through Literature ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101, ENG 101

Application of sociological concepts to literature to analyze literature as social commentary. Variety of literary selections used to analyze socio-historical events and movements.

SOC 251   Aspects of Aging ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101

Focus on social variables and forces that affect the aging process. Topics include sociological theories of aging, technological and social change and effects on environment of older people, and prejudice and discrimination against elderly.

SOC 290   Readings in Sociology ...  3

Prerequisites: SOC 101, ENG 101

Focus on specific social phenomenon. Topic varies depending on semester and instructor. Students encouraged to suggest topics of interest.

SPE 100   Pronunciation and Communication for Non-Native Speakers ...  4

For the non-native speaker of English, this course focuses on pronunciation improvement. By learning the American style of intonation, rhythm, speech production,and syllable stress, speech will be more understandable, articulate and expressive. Small group and individual communication activities, both speaking and listening, will reinforce these skills. This course is open to non-native speakers of English who are at an intermediate level or above.  Students must take the Compass ESL test.

Corequisites: ESL 100, ESL 104 and suggested Co-requisite ESL 107

SPE 101   Oral Communication ...  3

Focus on importance of communication competence in a variety of situations. Topics include verbal and nonverbal communication, listening, perception, self-concept, small group communication, and public speaking. Students required to prepare and present three to four graded oral presentations.

SPE 102   Public Speaking ...  3

Prerequisites: SPE 101

In-depth look at art of public speaking. Expands knowledge of ideas and concepts presented in SPE 101. Focus on presenting additional types of speeches, including business and organizational, ceremonial, speeches of tribute, acceptance, and toasting.

SPE 103   Persuasion ...  3

Skills necessary to become informed and critical consumer of persuasive messages. Persuasion examined through popular culture, advertising, politics, and mass media. Insights given into language use and symbols, nonverbal communication, and cultural and psychological approaches to persuasion.

SPE 104   Small Group Communication ...  3

Study of process of group communication. Focus on group development, group roles, decision-making, leadership, power, and conflict management. How to be more productive member of group by acquiring skills to enhance group interaction.

SPE 105   Interviewing ...  3

Focuses on art of interviewing in variety of contexts. Topics include types and uses of questions, common question pitfalls, listening, verbal and nonverbal communication, and specialized types of interviews such as journalistic, survey, persuasive, employment, performance review, counseling, and health care.

SPE 110   Interpersonal Communication ...  3

How to become more informed and skillful communicators in diverse social world and more aware of how and why misunderstandings arise in communication among people whose dissimilar backgrounds and identities lead them to have different views about what communication means and does. Topics include dealing with difficult people, expression of emotions, assertiveness training, and conflict management.

SPE 115   Voice and Diction ...  3

Prerequisites: SPE 101

Study of the development and understanding of respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, and diction. Credit not available for both SPE 115 and THE 115.

SPE 200   Argumentation and Debate ...  3

Prerequisites: SPE 101

The discovery, support, and critical evaluation of intelligent arguments and decisions. Studies argument, evidence, reasoning, and oral advocacy; includes investigation, research, and critical analysis of claims and establishment of truth through proof.

SPE 205   Gender Communication ...  3

Answers to questions that confound women's and men's attempts to communicate with each other. Topics include gender construction through one's culture, portrayal of men and women in media, male and female approaches to conversation, role of power and empowerment in marriage and families, gender relations in workplace, and men and women in education.

SPE 210   Oral Interpretation ...  3

Prerequisites: SPE 101

Basic study of the principles of oral interpretation and their application performance. Credit not available for both SPE 210 and THE 210.

SPE 215   Intercultural Communication ...  3

Explores issues related to intercultural communication process. Considers important role of context (social, cultural, and historical) in intercultural interactions. Topics include stereotyping, prejudice, ethnocentrism, social class and religious identities, folk culture, power, and intercultural conflict.

SPE 225   Professional Communication ...  3

Prerequisites: SPE 101

Role of and development of professional communication skills intrinsic to the workplace.  Focus is on the development of theoretical and performance competencies in interpersonal communication, small group communication, organizational communication and public communication.  Includes understanding organizational diversity and ethics; improving listening skills; enhancing interviewing skills; managing group meetings and teamwork; and presentation of informational and persuasive proposals via enhancement of verbal, vocal and visual strategies.

SPN 101   Spanish Language and Culture I ...  4

Beginning Spanish course that presents basic language skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing, with emphasis on effective linguistic functioning in real situations. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

SPN 102   Spanish Language and Culture II ...  4

Prerequisites: SPN 101 or 1 to 1 1/2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Continuation of Spanish 101.

SPN 190   Topics in Spanish Language and Culture II ...  1-3 hrs

Exploration of special topics and/or activities in 100 level Spanish language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependant on topic.

SPN 195   Spanish Language and Civilization Experiences ...  1-9 hrs

Involves travel and/or study within Hispanic or Latin American culture area. May have prerequisites and may be repeated for credit.

SPN 201   Spanish Language and Culture III ...  4

Prerequisites: SPN 102 or 1 1/2 to 2 years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Follow up to SPN 102. Provides expanded opportunities for listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Opportunity provided for audio-lingual practice outside of class.

SPN 202   Spanish Conversation and Composition ...  4

Prerequisites: SPN 201 or two years minimum high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Intensive one-semester course focusing on conversational skills, grammar review and composition. Exploration of role of Hispanic world.

SPN 215   Reading in Spanish ...  3

Prerequisites: SPN 201 or two years of high school Spanish. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Reading and discussion of various short selections and at least one complete work in the original Spanish.

SPN 220   Latin American Culture and Civilization ...  3

Prerequisites: SPN 202 or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Overview of history, geography, culture and social development of peoples of Latin America . Exercises and activities reinforce and develop Spanish language skills. (Taught in Spanish.)

SPN 230   Spanish Culture and Civilization ...  3

Prerequisites: SPN 202 or three to four years high school language study. A grade of C or better in the prerequisite course is recommended.

Overview of history, geography, culture, and social development of peoples of the Iberian Peninsula. Exercises and activities reinforce and develop Spanish language skills. (Taught in Spanish.)

SPN 290   Topics in Intermediate Spanish Language and Culture ...  1-6 hrs

Prerequisites: Dependant on topic.

Exploration of special topics in 200 level Spanish language and culture. Prerequisite and corequisite dependant on topic.

Corequisites: Dependant on topic.

THE 115   Voice and Diction ...  3

Prerequisites: SPE 101

Study of the development and understanding of respiration, phonation, resonation, articulation, and diction. Credit not available for both SPE 115 and THE 115.

THE 122   Introduction to Theater ...  3

Emphasizes appreciation of theater as one of living arts. Surveys theater history and dramatic theory from Greeks to present Broadway. Includes lectures, films and discussions on the practitioners and work. Requires attendance at live theater productions.

THE 123   Introduction to Cinema ...  3

Introduction to history, theory and criticism of film. Explores American and European film traditions. Major genres, authors and artists, and directing and production styles. Viewing of numerous films representative of various genres and directing styles.

THE 124   History of Film ...  3

History of cinema from late 19th century beginnings to present. Attention given its technological, economic and artistic issues. Classic films of various directors and countries. Weekly viewings required.

THE 126   Major Themes in Film ...  3

Focus on film theme. Among possibilities 1) genre films such as gangster film, western film and musical, 2) socially significant topics such as women and minorities in film, or 3) major styles or movements in film such as Film Noir or French New Wave. Topics change annually. Viewing time required

THE 128   Fundamentals of Acting ...  3

Introduction to developing oral and physical communication through exercises, improvisation, and scene work. Theories of acting introduced. Attendance at live theater productions required.

THE 140   Stagecraft ...  3

Introduction to basic fundamentals of stagecraft in scenery, lighting, costumes, and other areas of technical theater. Emphasis on practical application, with expectation to participate in technical production of college plays.

THE 143   Tap Dance I ...  1

A beginning dance course that covers the basic tap dance techniques.  Tap dance step combinations are used to develop an understanding of coordination, rhythmic variations and performance skills.  Tap shoes are required.

THE 144   Modern Dance I ...  1

A basic movement course emphasizing beginning and essential elements of dance.  Course explores specific technique and terminology.  Emphasis is placed on expression and creativity through dance movement.

THE 145   Jazz Dance I ...  1

Using the basic elements of jazz dance, movements designed to increase range of motion, strength, endurance, agility, coordination, stability, line and spacial awareness will be emphasized.  The dance elements of time, force, space, dynamics, expression and more will be incorporated.

THE 210   Oral Interpretation ...  3

Prerequisites: SPE 101

Basic study of the principles of oral interpretation and their application performance. Credit not available for both SPE 210 and THE 210.

THE 228   Acting II ...  3

Prerequisites: THE 128

Continuation of introduction to acting class. More advanced scene work and polishing of audition techniques. Attendance at live theater production required.

THE 229   History of American Theater I ...  3

Study of American musical theater from its origins through Rodgers & Hammerstein. Students taking this course may not receive credit for MUS 113.

THE 230   History of American Musical Theater ...  3

Study of American musical theater from Rodgers and Hammerstein to the present.

THE 240   Introduction to Theater Design ...  3

Prerequisites: THE 140

Introduction to theater design in areas of scenery, lighting, and costume design. Exploration of fundamentals of design conception and communication through analysis, research, writing and project work.

THE 259   Music Theater Workshop I ...  1

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theater.

Corequisites: MUS/THE 229

THE 260   Music Theater Workshop ...  1

Performance-oriented workshop experience that studies acting styles as applied to a song. Covers various styles and periods of musical theater.

Corequisites: THE 230/MUS 230

THE 270   Acting Practicum ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: THE 128 and instructor's signature

Theories and techniques of acting and stagecraft applied in college productions.

THE 271   Stagecraft Practicum I ...  1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: THE 140 and instructor's signature

Practical application of technical theater to college productions.

THE 299   Topics in Theater ...  1-3

This course will be offered on an as needed basis to accommodate special projects.