Aug 07, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 
  
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    BUS 110 - Introduction to Business


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    BUS 115 - Business Law I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the ethics and legal framework of business. Emphasis is placed on contracts, negotiable instruments, Uniform Commercial Code, and the working of the court systems. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical issues and laws covered to selected business decision making situations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    BUS 116 - Business Law II


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course continues the study of ethics and business law. Emphasis is placed on bailments, sales, risk-bearing, forms of business ownership, and copyrights. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical issues and laws covered to selected business decision-making situations.

    Prerequisites: BUS 115 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    BUS 125 - Personal Finance


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a study of individual and family financial decisions. Emphasis is placed on building useful skills in buying, managing finances, increasing resources, and coping with current economic conditions. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a personal financial plan.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    BUS 137 - Principles of Management


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    BUS 139 - Entrepreneurship I


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an introduction to the principles of entrepreneurship. Topics include self-analysis of entrepreneurship readiness, the role of entrepreneur in economic development, legal problems, organizational structure, sources of financing, budgeting, and cash flow. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the entrepreneurial process and issues faced by entrepreneurs.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    BUS 153 - Human Resource Management


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the functions of personnel/human resource management within an organization. Topics include equal opportunity and the legal environment, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, employee development, compensation planning, and employee relations. Upon completion, students should be able to anticipate and resolve human resource concerns.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    BUS 217 - Employment Law and Regs


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the principle laws and regulations affecting public and private organizations and their employees or prospective employees. Topics include fair employment practices, EEO, affirmative action, and employee rights and protections. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate organization policy for compliance and assure that decisions are not contrary to law.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    BUS 230 - Small Business Management


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the challenges of entrepreneurship including the startup and operation of a small business. Topics include market research techniques, feasibility studies, site analysis, financing alternatives, and managerial decision making. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a small business plan.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    BUS 240 - Business Ethics


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces contemporary and controversial ethical issues that face the business community. Topics include moral reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their moral responsibilities and obligations as members of the workforce and society.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    BUS 245 - Entrepreneurship II


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is designed to allow the student to develop a business plan. Topics include the need for a business plan, sections of the plan, writing the plan, and how to find assistance in preparing the plan. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement a business plan based on sound entrepreneurship principles.

    Prerequisites: BUS 139 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    BUS 253 - Leadership and Mgt Skills


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course includes a study of the qualities, behaviors, and personal styles exhibited by leaders. Emphasis is placed on coaching, counseling, team building, and employee involvement. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and exhibit the behaviors needed for organizational effectiveness.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    BUS 285 - Business Management Issues


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers contemporary issues that affect successful businesses and their managers and employees. Emphasis is placed on using case studies and exercises to develop analytical and problem-solving skills, ethics, quality management concepts, team skills, and effective communication. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the specific knowledge and skills covered to become more effective managers and employees.

    Prerequisites: BUS 137 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CCT 240 - Data Recovery Techniques


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the unique skills and methodologies necessary to assist in the investigation and prosecution of cyber crimes. Topics include hardware and software issues, recovering erased files, overcoming encryption, advanced imaging, transient data, Internet issues and testimony considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to recover digital evidence, extract information for criminal investigation and legally seize criminal evidence.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CET 111 - Computer Upgrade/Repair I


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers repairing, servicing, and upgrading computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics include CPU/ memory/bus identification, disk subsystems, hardware/software installation/ configuration, common device drivers, data recovery, system maintenance, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely repair and/or upgrade computer systems to perform within specifications.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: CIS 110 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    CET 211 - Computer Upgrade/Repair II


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers concepts of repair, service, and upgrade of computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics may include resolving resource conflicts and system bus specifications, configuration and troubleshooting peripherals, operating system configuration and optimization, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and resolve system conflicts and optimize system performance.

    Prerequisites: CET 111  or CTS 120  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    CHI 111 - Elementary Chinese I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Chinese language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CHI 181 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    CHI 112 - Elementary Chinese II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course includes the basic fundamentals of the Chinese language within a cultural context of the Chinese people and its history. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate further cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: CHI 111  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: CHI 182 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    CHI 181 - Chinese Lab I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Chinese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CHI 111 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    CHI 182 - Chinese Lab II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the Chinese language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of various supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written Chinese and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: CHI 181  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: CHI 112 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    CHM 130 - Gen, Org, & Biochemistry


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a survey of basic facts and principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. Topics include measurement, molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, solutions, acid-base chemistry, gas laws, and the structure, properties, and reactions of major organic and biological groups. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , or appropriate placement test scores; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: CHM 130A .
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    CHM 130A - Gen, Org, & Biochemistry Lab


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a laboratory for CHM 130  . Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 130 . Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 130 .

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , or appropriate placement test scores; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: CHM 130 .
    When Offered: (F ,S, On demand)
  
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    CHM 131 - Introduction to Chemistry


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , or appropriate placement test scores; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: CHM 131A .
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    CHM 131A - Introduction to Chemistry Lab


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131 . Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 131 . Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 131 .

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , or appropriate placement test scores; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: CHM 131 .
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    CHM 132 - Organic and Biochemistry


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides a survey of major functional classes of compounds in organic and biochemistry. Topics icnlude structure, properties, and reactions of the major organic and biological molecules and basic principles of metabolism. Upon completion, student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts needed to pursue studies in related professional fields.

    Prerequisites: CHM 131  and CHM 131A  must pass with a grade of C or higher; or CHM 151  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CHM 151 - General Chemistry I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical laws and concepts as needed in CHM 152 . Successful completion of high school chemistry (C), or a higher level chemistry course is recommended prior to taking CHM 151.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , DMA 065 ; or appropriate placement test scores; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    CHM 152 - General Chemistry II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides a continuation of the study of the fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium, ionic and redox equations, acid-base theory, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry, and complex ions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields.

    Prerequisites: CHM 151  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S, On demand)
  
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    CHM 251 - Organic Chemistry I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides a systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers; further topics include isomerization, stereochemistry, and spectroscopy. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of covered organic topics as needed in CHM 252 .

    Prerequisites: CHM 152  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CHM 252 - Organic Chemistry II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides continuation of the systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, amines and heterocyclics; multi-step synthesis will be emphasized. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of organic concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields.

    Prerequisites: CHM 251  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.

    Prerequisites: None Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    CIS 111 - Basic PC Literacy


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course provides an overview of computer concepts. Emphasis is placed on the use of personal computers and software applications for personal and fundamental workplace use. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic personal computer skills.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    CIS 115 - Intro to Prog & Logic


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces computer programming and problem solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use top-down algorithm design and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , or MAT 121  or MAT 171  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 100 - Basic Law Enforcement Training


    Class Hours: 9
    Lab Hours: 30
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 19

    This course covers the basic skills and knowledge needed for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. Topics are divided into general units of study: legal, patrol duties, law enforcement communications, investigations, practical application and sheriff-specifc. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to demonstrate competence in topics and areas required for the state comprehensive certification examination. This is a certificate-level course.

    Prerequisites: Completion of admission process for BLET. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    CJC 111 - Intro to Criminal Justice


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the components and processes of the criminal justice system. Topics include history, structure, functions, and philosophy of the criminal justice system and their relationship to life in our society. Upon completion, students should be able to define and describe the major system components and their interrelationships and evaluate career options.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 112 - Criminology


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces deviant behavior as it relates to criminal activity. Topics include theories of crime causation; statistical analysis of criminal behavior; past, present, and future social control initiatives; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and discuss various theories of crime causation and societal response.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 113 - Juvenile Justice


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the juvenile justice system and related juvenile issues. Topics include an overview of the juvenile justice system, treatment and prevention programs, special areas and laws unique to juveniles, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss juvenile court structure/procedures, function and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies, processing/ detention of juveniles, and case disposition.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 114 - Investigative Photography


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers the operation of digital photographic equipment and its application to criminal justice. Topics include the use of digital cameras, storage of digital images, the retrieval of digital images and preparation of digital images as evidence. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and explain the role and use of digital photography, image storage and retrieval in criminal investigations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 121 - Law Enforcement Operations


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces fundamental law enforcement operations. Topics include the contemporary evolution of law enforcement operations and related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to explain theories, practices, and issues related to law enforcement operations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 131 - Criminal Law


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the history/evolution/principles and contemporary applications of criminal law. Topics include sources of substantive law, classification of crimes, parties to crime, elements of crimes, matters of criminal responsibility, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the sources of law and identify, interpret, and apply the appropriate statutes/elements.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 132 - Court Procedure & Evidence


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers judicial structure/process/procedure from incident to disposition, kinds and degrees of evidence, and the rules governing admissibility of evidence in court. Topics include consideration of state and federal courts, arrest, search and seizure laws, exclusionary and statutory rules of evidence, and other related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss procedures necessary to establish a lawful arrest/search, proper judicial procedures, and the admissibility of evidence.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 141 - Corrections


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the history, major philosophies, components, and current practices and problems of the field of corrections. Topics include historical evolution, functions of the various components, alternatives to incarceration, treatment programs, inmate control, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the various components, processes, and functions of the correctional system.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 144 - Crime Scene Processing


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the theories and practices of crime scene processing and investigating. Topics include legal considerations at the crime scene, processing indoor and outdoor scenes, recording, note taking, collection and preservation of evidence and submission to the crime laboratory. Upon completion, the student should be able to evaluate and search various crime scenes and demonstrate the appropriate techniques.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 146 - Trace Evidence


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a study of trace evidence as it relates to forensic science. Topics include collection, packaging, and preservation of trace evidence from crime scenes such as bombings, fires and other scenes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the fundamental concepts of trace evidence collection, preservation and submission to the crime laboratory.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 151 - Intro to Loss Prevention


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the concepts and methods related to commercial and private security systems. Topics include the historical, philosophical, and legal basis of security, with emphasis on security surveys, risk analysis, and associated functions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and understand security systems, risk management, and the laws relative to loss prevention.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 160 - Terrorism: Underlying Issues


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course identifies the fundamental reasons why America is a target for terrorists, covering various domestic/international terrorist groups and ideologies from a historical aspect. Emphasis is placed upon recognition of terrorist crime scene; weapons of mass destruction; chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism; and planning consideration involving threat assessments. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify and discuss the methods used in terrorists’ activities and complete a threat assessment for terrorists’ incidents.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 212 - Ethics & Comm Relations


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standards applicable to criminal justice organizations and professionals. Topics include ethical systems; social change, values, and norms; cultural diversity; citizen involvement in criminal justice issues; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical considerations to the decision-making process in identifiable criminal justice situations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 215 - Organization & Administration


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the components and functions of organization and administration as it applies to the agencies of the criminal justice system. Topics include operations/functions of organizations; recruiting, training, and retention of personnel; funding and budgeting; communications; span of control and discretion; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss the basic components and functions of a criminal justice organization and its administrative operations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 221 - Investigative Principles


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course introduces the theories and fundamentals of the investigative process. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, collection/preservation of evidence, preparation of appropriate reports, court presentations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, explain, and demonstrate the techniques of the investigative process, report preparation, and courtroom presentation.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 222 - Criminalistics


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the functions of the forensic laboratory and its relationship to successful criminal investigations and prosecutions. Topics include advanced crime scene processing, investigative techniques, current forensic technologies, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and collect relevant evidence at simulated crime scenes and request appropriate laboratory analysis of submitted evidence.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 225 - Crisis Intervention


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces critical incident intervention and management techniques as they apply to operational criminal justice practitioners. Emphasis is placed on the victim/offender situation as well as job-related high stress, dangerous, or problem-solving citizen contacts. Upon completion, students should be able to provide insightful analysis of emotional, violent, drug induced, and other critical and/or stressful incidents that require field analysis and/or resolution.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 231 - Constitutional Law


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    The course covers the impact of the Constitution of the United States and its amendments on the criminal justice system. Topics include the structure of the Constitution and its amendments, court decisions pertinent to contemporary criminal justice issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss the basic structure of the United States Constitution and the rights/procedures as interpreted by the courts.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 245 - Friction Ridge Analysis


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the basic elements of fingerprint technology and techniques applicable to the criminal justice field. Topics include the history and meaning of fingerprints, pattern types and classification, filing sequence, searching and referencing. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss and demonstrate the fundamental techniques of basic fingerprint technology.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    CJC 246 - Adv Friction Ridge Analys


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the theories and processes of advanced friction ridge analysis. Topics include evaluation of friction ridges, chart preparation, comparative analysis for valued determination rendering proper identification, chemical enhancement and AFIS preparation and usage. Upon completion, students must show an understanding of proper procedures for friction ridge analysis through written testing and practical exercises.

    Prerequisites: CJC 245 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 250 - Forensic Biology I


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers important biological principles that are applied in the crime laboratory. Topics include forensic toxicology, forensic serology, microscopy, and DNA typing analysis, with an overview of organic and inorganic analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate how a crime laboratory processes physical evidence submitted by law enforcement agencies.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    CJC 251 - Forensic Chemistry I


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides a study of the fundamental concepts of chemistry as it relates to forensic science. Topics include physical and chemical properties of substances, metric measurements, chemical changes, elements, compounds, gases, and atomic structure. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of forensic chemistry.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    COM 110 - Introduction to Communication


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of communication and the skills necessary to communicate in various contexts. Emphasis is placed on communication theories and techniques used in interpersonal group, public, intercultural, and mass communication situations. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and illustrate the forms and purposes of human communication in a variety of contexts.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: ENG 111 .
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    COM 120 - Intro Interpersonal Com


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the practices and principles of interpersonal communication in both dyadic and group settings. Emphasis is placed on the communication process, perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of group discussion, and manage conflict in interpersonal communication situations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    COM 231 - Public Speaking


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: ENG 111 .
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    COM 251 - Debate I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the principles of debate. Emphasis is placed on argument, refutation, research, and logic. Upon completion, students should be able to use research skills and logic in the presentation of ideas within the context of formal debate.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    COS 111 - Cosmetology Concepts I


    Class Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisite: None. Corequisite: COS 112 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    COS 111AB - Cosmetology Concepts I-AB


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisite: None. Corequisite: COS 112AB .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 111BB - Cosmetology Concepts I-BB


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: COS 112BB .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 112 - Salon I


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 24
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 8

    This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: COS 111 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 112AB - Salon I-AB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 12
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: COS 111AB .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 112BB - Salon I-BB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 12
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: COS 111BB .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 113 - Cosmetology Concepts II


    Class Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 114 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 113AB - Cosmetology Concepts II-AB


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisites: COS 111AB  and COS 112AB , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 114AB .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 113BB - Cosmetology Concepts II-BB


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisites: COS 111BB  and COS 112BB ,must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 114BB .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 114 - Salon II


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 24
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 8

    This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.


    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 113 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 114AB - Salon II-AB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 12
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.


    Prerequisites:COS 111AB  and COS 112AB , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 113AB .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 114BB - Salon II-BB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 12
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.


    Prerequisites: COS 111BB  and COS 112BB , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 113BB .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 115 - Cosmetology Concepts III


    Class Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 116 , ENG 111 .
    When Offered: (SU)
  
  •  

    COS 115AB - Cosmetology Concepts III-AB


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 116AB , ENG 111 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 115BB - Cosmetology Concepts III-BB


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 116BB .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 116 - Salon III


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 12
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 115 .
    When Offered: (SU)
  
  •  

    COS 116AB - Salon III-AB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 115AB .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 116BB - Salon III-BB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 115BB .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 117 - Cosmetology Concepts IV


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts and meet program completion requirements.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 118 , PSY 150  , and WBL 110 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 117AB - Cosmetology Concepts IV-AB


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts and meet program completion requirements.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 118AB .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 117BB - Cosmetology Concepts IV-BB


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 1

    This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts and meet program completion requirements.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 118BB , PSY 150 , and WBL 110 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    COS 118 - Salon IV


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 21
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 7

    This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level employment requirements.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 117 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 118AB - Salon IV-AB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 12
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level employment requirements.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 117AB .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    COS 118BB - Salon IV-BB


    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 9
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level employment requirements.

    Prerequisites: COS 111  and COS 112 , must past with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: COS 117BB .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CSC 120 - Computing Fundamentals I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides the essential foundation for the discipline of computing and a program of study in computer science, including the role of the professional. Topics include algorithm design, data abstraction, searching and sorting algorithms, and procedural programming techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems, develop algorithms, specify data types, perform sorts and searches, and use an operating system.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , DMA 060 , DMA 065 , or MAT 121  or MAT 171  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    CSC 130 - Computing Fundamentals II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides in-depth coverage of the discipline of computing and the role of the professional. Topics include software design methodologies, analysis of algorithm and data structures, searching and sorting algorithms, and file organization methods. Upon completion, students should be able to use software design methodologies and choice of data structures and understand social/ethical responsibilities of the computing professional.

    Prerequisites: CSC 120 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CSC 134 - C++ Programming


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
  •  

    CSC 138 - RPG Programming


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces computer programming using the RPG programming language with structured programming principles. Topics include input/output operations, iteration, arithmetic operations, arrays, pointers, filters, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level.

    Prerequisites: CIS 115 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    CSC 139 - Visual BASIC Programming


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces computer programming using the Visual BASIC programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    CSC 151 - JAVA Programming


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces computer programming using the JAVA programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CSC 234 - Adv C++ Programming


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is a continuation of CSC 134  using the C++ programming language with standard programming principles. Emphasis is placed on advanced arrays/ tables, file management/processing techniques, data structures, sub-programs, interactive processing, sort/merge routines, and libraries. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug and document programming solutions.

    Prerequisites: CSC 134 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    CSC 238 - Adv RPG Programming


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is a continuation of CSC 138  using the RPG programming language with structured programming principles. Emphasis is placed on advanced arrays/tables, file management/processing techniques, data structures, subprograms, interactive processing, sort/merge routines, and libraries. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug and document programming solutions.

    Prerequisites: CSC 138 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CSC 239 - Adv Visual BASIC Prog


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is a continuation of CSC 139  using the Visual BASIC programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment.

    Prerequisites: CSC 139 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CSC 251 - Advanced JAVA Programming


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course is a continuation of CSC 151 using the JAVA programming language with object-oriented programming principles.  Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger.  Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment.

    Prerequisites:  CSC 151 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    CSC 289 - Programming Capstone Project


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant programming project from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on project definition, testing, presentation, and implementation. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

    Prerequisites:  CTI 110 , CTI 120 CTS 115 , and CTS 285 .  Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CTI 110 - Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the introduction of the tools and resources available to students in programming, mark-up language and services on the Internet. Topics include standard mark-up language Internet services, creating web pages, using search engines, file transfer programs; and database design and creation with DBMS products. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of programming tools, deploy a web-site with mark-up tools, and create a simple database table.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
  •  

    CTI 120 - Network & Sec Foundation


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces students to the Network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards. Emphasis is placed on securing information systems and the various implementation policies. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, media and protocols.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
  •  

    CTI 140 - Virtualization Concepts


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces operating system virtualization. Emphasis is placed on virtualization terminology, virtual machine storage, virtual networking and access control. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to installation, configuration and management of virtual machines.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    CTI 141 - Cloud & Storage Concepts


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 4
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces cloud computing and storage concepts. Emphasis is placed on cloud terminology, virtualization, storage networking and access control. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to installation, configuration and management of cloud storage systems.

    Prerequisites:  CTI 140 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CTS 115 - Info Sys Business Concept


    Class Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the role of IT in managing business processes and the need for business process and IT alignment. Emphasis is placed on industry need for understanding business challenges and developing/managing information systems to contribute to the decision making process based on these challenges. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the ‘hybrid business manager’ and the potential offered by new technology and systems.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    CTS 120 - Hardware/Software Support


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interactions with software. Topics include component identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CIS 110  or CIS 111 .
    When Offered: (F, S)
 

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