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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    HUM 110 - Technology and Society


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

    This course considers technological change from historical, artistic, and philosophical perspectives and its effect on human needs and concerns. Emphasis is placed on the causes and consequences of technological change. Upon completion, students should be able to critically evaluate the implications of technology.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HUM 115 - Critical Thinking


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

    This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict. Emphasis is placed on evaluating information, problem solving, approaching cross-cultural perspectives, and resolving controversies and dilemmas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate orally and in writing the use of critical thinking skills in the analysis of appropriate texts.

    Prerequisite: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisite: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    HUM 120 - Cultural Studies


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

    This course introduces the distinctive features of a particular culture. Topics include art, history, music, literature, politics, philosophy, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to appreciate the unique character of the study culture.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HUM 211 - Humanities I


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

    This course introduces the humanities as a record in literature, music, art, history, religion, and philosophy of humankind’s answers to the fundamental questions of existence. Emphasis is placed on the interconnectedness of various aspects of cultures from ancient through early modern times. Upon completion, students should be able to identify significant figures and cultural contributions of the periods studied.

    Prerequisites: ENG 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HUM 220 - Human Values and Meaning


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

    This course presents some major dimensions of human experience as reflected in art, music, literature, philosophy, and history. Topics include the search for identity, the quest for knowledge, the need for love, the individual and society, and the meaning of life. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize interdisciplinary connections and distinguish between open and closed questions and between narrative and scientific models of understanding.

    Prerequisites: ENG 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HYD 110 - Hydraulics/Pneumatics I


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

    This course introduces the basic components and functions of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Topics include standard symbols, pumps, control valves, control assemblies, actuators, FRL, maintenance procedures, and switching and control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the operation of a fluid power system, including design, application, and troubleshooting.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    INT 110 - International Business


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

    This course provides an overview of the environment, concepts, and basic differences involved in international business. Topics include forms of foreign involvement, international trade theory, governmental influences on trade and strategies, international organizations, multinational corporations, personnel management, and international marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the foundation of international business.

    Prerequisites : None. Corequisites: None.
  
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    ISC 112 - Industrial Safety


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

    This course introduces the principles of industrial safety. Emphasis is placed on industrial safety, and OSHA regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of a safe working environment and OSHA compliance.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    JOU 110 - Intro to Journalism


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

    This course presents a study of journalistic news, feature, and sports writing. Emphasis is placed on basic news writing techniques and on related legal and ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to gather, write, and edit news, feature, and sports articles.

    Prerequisites: ENG 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MAC 122 - CNC Turning


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course introduces the programming, setup, and operation of CNC turning centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC turning centers.

    Prerequisites: MAC 141 , DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 124 - CNC Milling


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course introduces the manual programming, setup, and operation of CNC machining centers. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, part production, and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC machining centers.

    Prerequisites: MAC 141 , DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 131 - Blueprint Reading/Mach I


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

    This course covers the basic principles of blueprint reading and sketching. Topics include multi-view drawings; interpretation of conventional lines; and dimensions, notes, and thread notations. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret basic drawings, visualize parts, and make pictorial sketches.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 ; DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MAC 132 - Blueprint Reading/Mach II


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

    This course introduces more complex industrial blueprints. Emphasis is placed on auxiliary views, section views, violations of true project, special views, applications of GD & T, and interpretation of complex parts. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret complex industrial blueprints.

    Prerequisites: MAC 131 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 141 - Machining Applications I


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides an introduction to a variety of material-working processes that are common to the machining industry. Topics include safety, process-specific machining equipment, measurement devices, set-up and layout instruments, and common shop practices. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate basic machining operations, accurately measure components, and effectively use layout instruments.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 ; DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
  
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    MAC 142 - Machining Applications II


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides instruction in the wide variety of processes associated with machining. Topics include safety, equipment set-up, holding fixtures, tooling, cutting speeds and depths, metal properties, and proper finishes. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate advanced machining operations, accurately measure components, and produce accurate components with a proper finish.

    Prerequisites: MAC 141 . Corequisites: None.
  
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    MAC 143 - Machining Appl III


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides instruction in the field of advanced machining. Emphasis is placed on creating complex components, close-tolerance machining, precise measurement, and proper equipment usage. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to produce an accurately machined component with a quality finish using the proper machining process.

    Prerequisites: MAC 142 . Corequisites: None.
  
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    MAC 151 - Machining Calculations


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

    This course introduces basic calculations as they relate to machining occupations. Emphasis is placed on basic calculations and their applications in the machine shop. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic shop calculations.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 ; DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None
  
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    MAC 222 - Advanced CNC Turning


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers advanced methods in setup and operation of CNC turning centers. Emphasis is placed on programming and production of complex parts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in programming, operations, and setup of CNC turning centers.

    Prerequisites: MAC 122 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 224 - Advanced CNC Milling


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers advanced methods in setup and operation of CNC machining centers. Emphasis is placed on programming and production of complex parts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in programming, operations, and setup of CNC machining centers.

    Prerequisites: MAC 124 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 231 - CAM: CNC Turning


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

    This course introduces Computer Numerical Control graphics programming and concepts for turning center applications. Emphasis is placed on the interaction of menus to develop a shape file in a graphics CAM system and to develop tool path geometry and part geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a job plan using CAM software, including machine selection, tool selection, operational sequence, speed, feed, and cutting depth.

    Prerequisites: MEC 110 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MAC 232 - CAM: CNC Milling


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

    This course introduces Computer Numerical Control graphics programming and concepts for machining center applications. Emphasis is placed on developing a shape file in a graphics CAM system and transferring coded information from CAM graphics to the CNC milling center. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a complete job plan using CAM software to create a multi-axis CNC program.

    Prerequisites: MEC 110 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MAC 233 - Appl in CNC Machining


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 12
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 6

    This capstone course provides students the opportunity to apply skills learned throughout the curriculum. Emphasis is placed on production of parts and assemblies using modern CNC machine tools. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture complex parts using a variety of CNC machine tools.

    Prerequisites: MAC 234 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 234 - Adv Multi-Axis Machin


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

    This course includes multi-axis machining using machining centers with multi-axis capabilities. Emphasis is placed on generation of machining center input with a CAM system and setup of pallet changer and rotary system for multi-axis machining fixtures. Upon completion, students should be able to convert CAD to output for multi-axis machining centers, including tooling, setup, and debugging processes.

    Prerequisites: MAC 222, MAC 224. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 241 - Jigs & Fixtures I


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course introduces the application and use of jigs and fixtures. Emphasis is placed on design and manufacture of simple jigs and fixtures. Upon completion, students should be able to design and build simple jigs and fixtures.

    Prerequisites: MAC 142 , MAC 222 , MAC 224 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MAC 242 - Jigs & Fixtures II


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 9
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course provides continued study in the application of jigs and fixtures. Emphasis is placed on design and manufacture of complex jigs and fixtures. Upon completion, students should be able to design and build complex jigs and fixtures.

    Prerequisites: MAC 241 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAC 245 - Mold Construction I


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 4

    This course introduces the principles of mold making.  Topics include types, construction, and application of molds.  Upon completion, students should be able to design and build simple molds.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (SU)
  
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    MAT 001 - Math Skills Support


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

    This course provides opportunities for students to build a stronger foundation for success in their corequisite math course by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies.  Emphasis is placed on foundational skills as well as concepts, skills, vocabulary and definitions necessary to master student learning outcomes of the co-requisite math course. Upon completion, students should be able to apply mathematical concepts and critical thinking skills to solve problems relevant to the student’s co-requisite math course. 

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:MAT 110 , MAT 121 , MAT 143 , MAT 152 , or  MAT 171 .
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MAT 001P - Math Skills Support


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

    This course provides opportunities for students to build a stronger foundation for success in their corequisite math course by obtaining skills through a variety of instructional strategies. Emphasis is placed on foundational skills as well as concepts, skills, vocabulary and definitions necessary to master student learning outcomes of the co-requisite math course. Upon completion, students should be able to apply mathematical concepts and critical thinking skills to solve problems relevant to the student’s co-requisite math course. MAT-001P is a support course for MAT-171 (Precalculus Algebra) intended for students taking MAT-171 with a High School GPA of 2.60-2.99.

    Prerequisites : None. Corequisites: MAT 171 .
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MAT 110 - Mathematical Measurement and Literacy


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

    This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurement skills and mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for nonmath intensive programs. Topics include unit conversions and estimation within a variety of measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic geometric concepts; financial literacy; and statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and charting of data. Upon completion, students will demonstrate the use of mathematics and technology to solve practical problems, and to analyze and communicate results.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 . Corequisites: DRE 097 .
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MAT 121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I


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

    This course provides an integrated approach to technology and the skills required to manipulate, display, and interpret mathematical functions and formulas used in problem solving. Topics include simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle trigonometry; systems of equations; and the use of technology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of mathematics and technology to solve problems and analyze and communicate results.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , DMA 060 , or by placement testing; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MAT 122 - Algebra/Trigonometry II


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

    This course extends the concepts covered in MAT 121  to include additional topics in algebra, function analysis, and trigonometry. Topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, translation and scaling of functions, Sine Law, Cosine Law, vectors, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

    Prerequisites: MAT 121  must pass with a grade of C or higher.  Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy


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

    This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students will be informed consumers of quantitative information with the ability to use data to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in every day life.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    MAT 152 - Statistical Methods I


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

    This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students will be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 ; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corerequisite: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    MAT 171 - Precalculus Algebra


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

    This is the first of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on equations and inequalities, functions (linear, polynomial, rational), systems of equations and inequalities, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and predictions.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , DMA 065  or MAT 121  or by placement testing; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites:  MAT 001P  may be required. Consult the Advising Center for more information..
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    MAT 172 - Precalculus Trigonometry


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

    This is the second of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on properties and applications of transcendental functions and their graphs, right and oblique triangle trigonometry, conic sections, vectors, and polar coordinates. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and prediction.

    Prerequisites: MAT 171  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MAT 263 - Brief Calculus


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

    This course is designed for students needing only one semester of calculus. Topics include functions, graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

    Prerequisites: MAT 171  must pass with a grade of C or higher; and DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MAT 271 - Calculus I


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

    This course covers in depth the differential calculus portion of a three-course calculus sequence. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable, with applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply differentiation and integration techniques to algebraic and transcendental functions.

    Prerequisites: MAT 172  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    MAT 272 - Calculus II


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

    This course provides a rigorous treatment of integration and is the second calculus course in a three-course sequence. Topics include applications of definite integrals, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, conic sections, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and differential equations. Upon completion, students should be able to use integration and approximation techniques to solve application problems.

    Prerequisites: MAT 271  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MAT 273 - Calculus III


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

    This course covers the calculus of several variables and is the third calculus course in a three-course sequence. Topics include functions of several variables, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, solid analytical geometry, vector-valued functions, and line and surface integrals. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems involving vectors and functions of several variables.

    Prerequisites: MAT 272  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    MAT 280 - Linear Algebra


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

    This course provides an introduction to linear algebra topics. Emphasis is placed on the development of abstract concepts and applications for vectors, systems of equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, multi-dimensional linear transformations, eigenvectors, eigenvalues, diagonalization and orthogonality. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of the theoretical concepts and select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to linear algebra-related problems with and without technology.

    Prerequisites: MAT 271 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MAT 285 - Differential Equations


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

    This course provides an introduction to ordinary differential equations with an emphasis on applications. Topics include first order, linear higher-order, and systems of differential equations; numerical methods; series solutions; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; Laplace transforms; and Fourier series. Upon completion, students should be able to use differential equations to model physical phenomena, solve the equations, and use the solutions to analyze the phenomena.

    Prerequisites: MAT 272  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or by placement testing. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MEC 110 - Intro to CAD/CAM


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

    This course introduces CAD/CAM. Emphasis is placed on transferring part geometry from CAD to CAM for the development of a CNC-ready program. Upon completion, students should be able to use CAD/CAM software to produce a CNC program.

    Prerequisites: None Corequisites: MAC 122 , MAC 124 .
    When Offered: (SU)
  
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    MEC 130 - Mechanisms


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

    This course introduces the purpose and action of various mechanical devices. Topics include cams, cables, gear trains, differentials, screws, belts, pulleys, shafts, levers, lubricants, and other devices. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, maintain, and troubleshoot the components of mechanical systems.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score; DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    MEC 142 - Physical Metallurgy


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

    This course covers the heat treating of metals. Emphasis is placed on the effects of hardening, tempering, and annealing on the structure and physical properties of metals. Upon completion, students should be able to heat treat materials.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MEC 161 - Manufacturing Processes I


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

    This course provides the fundamental principles of value-added processing of materials into usable forms for the customer. Topics include material properties and traditional and non-traditional manufacturing processes. Upon completion, students should be able to specify appropriate manufacturing processing for common engineering materials.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MEC 180 - Engineering Materials


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

    This course introduces the physical and mechanical properties of materials. Topics include materials testing, pre- and post-manufacturing processes, and material selection of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastics, composites, and non-conventional materials. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic material property tests and select appropriate materials for applications.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    MEC 231 - Comp-Aided Manufact I


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

    This course introduces computer-aided design/manufacturing (CAD/CAM) applications and concepts. Topics include software, programming, data transfer and verification, and equipment setup. Upon completion, students should be able to produce parts using CAD/CAM applications.

    Prerequisites: MAC 141  must pass with grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MEC 265 - Fluid Mechanics


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

    pics include fluid statics and dynamics, laminar and turbulent flow, Bernoulli’s Equation, components, applications, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply fluid power principles to practical applications.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score; and PHY 131  or PHY 151 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    MED 118 - Medical Law and Ethics


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

    This course covers legal relationships of physicians and patients, contractual agreements, professional liability, malpractice, medical practice acts, informed consent, and bioethical issues. Emphasis is placed on legal terms, professional attitudes, and the principles and basic concepts of ethics and laws involved in providing medical services. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the legal and ethical responsibilities of a multi-skilled health professional.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, SU)
  
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    MED 121 - Medical Terminology I


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

    This course introduces prefixes, suffixes, and word roots used in the language of medicine. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MED 122 - Medical Terminology II


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

    This course is the second in a series of medical terminology courses. Topics include medical vocabulary and the terms that relate to the anatomy, physiology, pathological conditions, and treatment of selected systems. Upon completion, students should be able to pronounce, spell, and define medical terms as related to selected body systems and their pathological disorders.

    Prerequisites: MED 121  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    MKT 120 - Principles of Marketing


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

    This course introduces principles and problems of marketing goods and services. Topics include promotion, placement, and pricing strategies for products. Upon completion, students should be able to apply marketing principles in organizational decision making.

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

    MKT 123 - Fundamentals of Selling


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

    This course is designed to emphasize the necessity of selling skills in a modern business environment. Emphasis is placed on sales techniques involved in various types of selling situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the techniques covered.

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

    MKT 220 - Advertising and Sales Promotion


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

    This course covers the elements of advertising and sales promotion in the business environment. Topics include advertising and sales promotion appeals, selection of media, use of advertising and sales promotion as a marketing tool, and means of testing effectiveness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts covered through application.

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

    MKT 221 - Consumer Behavior


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

    This course is designed to describe consumer behavior as applied to the exchange processes involved in acquiring, consuming, and disposing of goods and services. Topics include an analysis of basic and environmental determinants of consumer behavior with emphasis on the decision-making process. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze concepts related to the study of the individual consumer.

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

    MKT 223 - Customer Service


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

    This course stresses the importance of customer relations in the business world. Emphasis is placed on learning how to respond to complex customer requirements and to efficiently handle stressful situations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to handle customer relations.

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

    MNT 110 - Intro to Maint Procedures


    Class Hours: 1
    Lab Hours: 3
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 2

    This course covers basic maintenance fundamentals for power transmission equipment. Topics include equipment inspection, lubrication, alignment, and other scheduled maintenance procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of accepted maintenance procedures and practices according to current industry standards.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    MUS 110 - Music Appreciation


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

    This course is a basic survey of the music of the Western world. Emphasis is placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form, and style within a historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music.

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

    MUS 111 - Fundamentals of Music


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

    This course is an introductory course for students with little or no music background. Emphasis is placed on music notation, rhythmic patterns, scales, key signatures, intervals, and chords. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the rudiments of music.

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

    MUS 112 - Introduction to Jazz


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

    This course introduces the origins and musical components of jazz and the contributions of its major artists. Emphasis is placed on the development of discriminating listening habits, as well as the investigation of the styles and structural forms of the jazz idiom. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in listening and understanding this form of American music.

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

    MUS 113 - American Music


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

    This course introduces various musical styles, influences, and composers of the United States from pre-Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on the broad variety of music particular to American culture. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of American music.

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

    MUS 121 - Music Theory I


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

    This course provides an in-depth introduction to melody, rhythm, and harmony. Emphasis is placed on fundamental melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic analysis, introduction to part writing, ear-training, and sight-singing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the recognition and application of the above.

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

    MUS 122 - Music Theory II


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

    This course is a continuation of studies begun in MUS 121 . Emphasis is placed on advanced melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic analysis and continued studies in part-writing, ear-training, and sight-singing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the recognition and application of the above.

    Prerequisites:MUS 121 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    MUS 131 - Chorus I


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

    This course provides an opportunity to gain experience singing in a chorus. Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance. This course includes a performance choir that will prepare a Christmas Music Presentation in conjunction with a neighborhood church choir; rehearsals at both locations (on campus and church site) will be required.

    Prerequisites: Appropriate vocal proficiency. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    MUS 132 - Chorus II


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

    This course provides a continuation of studies begun in MUS 131 . Emphasis is placed on vocal techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of choral literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in choral singing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 131 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    MUS 133 - Band I


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

    This course provides an opportunity for those who play a band instrument to gain experience playing in an ensemble. Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: Audition. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, On demand)
  
  •  

    MUS 134 - Band II


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 133 . Emphasis is placed on band techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of band literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 133 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S, On demand)
  
  •  

    MUS 135 - Jazz Ensemble I


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

    This course provides an opportunity for those who play an appropriate instrument to gain experience playing in a jazz ensemble. Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

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

    MUS 136 - Jazz Ensemble II


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 135 . Emphasis is placed on jazz ensemble techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of jazz literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 135 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    MUS 137 - Orchestra I


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

    This course provides an opportunity for those who play an orchestral instrument to gain experience playing in an ensemble.  Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

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

    MUS 138 - Orchestra II


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 137  . Emphasis is placed on orchestral techniques and the study and performance of a variety of styles  and periods of orchestral and string ensemble literature.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites:  MUS 137 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
  •  

    MUS 141 - Ensemble I


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

    This course provides an opportunity to perform in any combination of instrumental, vocal, or keyboard groups of two or more. Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

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

    MUS 142 - Ensemble II


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 141 . Emphasis is placed on the development of performance skills and the study of a variety of styles and periods of ensemble literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills needed to participate in ensemble playing leading to performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 141 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    MUS 151 - Class Music I


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

    This course provides group instruction in skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice for those with little or no previous experience. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 151G - Class Music I-Guitar


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

    This course provides group instruction in skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice for those with little or no previous experience. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 151P - Class Music I-Piano


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

    This course provides group instruction in skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice for those with little or no previous experience. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 151V - Class Music I-Voice


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

    This course provides group instruction in skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice for those with little or no previous experience. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 152 - Class Music II


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 151 . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 151 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    MUS 152G - Class Music II-Guitar


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 151G . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 151 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    MUS 152P - Class Music II-Piano


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 151P . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 151 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    MUS 152V - Class Music II-Voice


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 151V . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 151 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, On demand)
  
  •  

    MUS 161 - Applied Music I


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

    This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 161B - Applied Music I-Brass


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

    This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 161D - Applied Music I-Percussion


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

    This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 161G - Applied Music I-Guitar


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

    This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 161P - Applied Music I-Piano


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

    This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire though performance.

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

    MUS 161V - Applied Music I-Voice


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

    This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 161W - Applied Music I-Woodwinds


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

    This course provides individual instruction in the skills and techniques of the particular instrument or voice. Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

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

    MUS 162 - Applied Music II


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 161 . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 161 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 162B - Applied Music II-Brass


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 161B . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 161 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 162D - Applied Music II - Percussion


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 161D   .  Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate  literature.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 161 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 162G - Applied Music II-Guitar


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 161G  . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 161 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 162P - Applied Music II-Piano


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 161P . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 161 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 162V - Applied Music II-Voice


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 161V . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 161 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 162W - Applied Music II-Woodwinds


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

    This course is a continuation of MUS 161W . Emphasis is placed on techniques and styles and the exploration and study of appropriate literature. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the studied skills and repertoire through performance.

    Prerequisites: MUS 161 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 173 - Opera Production I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 9
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of an opera.  Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing operas of various musical periods with an emphasis on vocal technique.  Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position in a college opera production.  This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

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

    MUS 174 - Opera Production II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 9
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an applied laboratory study of the processes involved in the production of an opera.  Topics include fundamental practices, principles, and techniques associated with producing operas of various musical periods with an emphasis on musical/language production.  Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an assigned position in a college opera production.

    Prerequisites:   MUS 173 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
  •  

    MUS 181 - Show Choir I


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

    This course provides students the initial training in basic competencies of dance/voice-based performances and to the nuances of preparation for such pop/jazz/theatre performances. Emphasis is placed on the introduction to, and subsequent development of, basic performance skills necessary for choreographed performance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the foundation competencies necessary to perform the assigned literature in various venues and under various professional conditions.

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

    MUS 182 - Show Choir II


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

    This course provides intermediate training in dance/voice-based performances and in the nuances of preparation for such pop/jazz/theatre performances. Emphasis is placed on continued development of skills necessary for professional group choral preparation and performance, as well as effective social interaction with a performance troupe. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the intermediate competencies necessary to perform the assigned literature in various venues and under various professional conditions.

    Prerequisites: MUS 181 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    MUS 210 - History of Rock Music


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

    This course is a survey of Rock music from the early 1950’s to the present. Emphasis is placed on musical groups, soloists, and styles related to the evolution of this idiom and on related historical and social events. Upon completion, students should be able to identify specific styles and to explain the influence of selected performers within their respective eras.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
 

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