Aug 03, 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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    FIP 230 - Chem of Hazardous Mat I


    Class Hours: 5
    Lab Hours: 0
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course covers the evaluation of hazardous materials referenced in NFPA standard 1072. Topics include use of the periodic table, hydrocarbon derivatives, placards and labels, parameters of combustion, and spill and leak mitigation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the chemical behavior of hazardous materials.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    FIP 240 - Fire Service Supervision


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

    This course covers supervisory skills and practices in the fire protection field. Topics include the supervisor’s job, supervision skills, the changing work environment, managing change, organizing for results, discipline and grievances, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of effective fire service supervision, meeting elements of NFPA 1021.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    FIP 248 - Fire Svc Personnel Adm


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

    This course covers the basics of setting up and administering the personnel functions of fire protection organizations referenced in NFPA standard 1021. Emphasis is placed on human resource planning, classification and job analysis, equal opportunity employment, affirmative action, recruitment, retention, development, performance evaluation, and assessment centers. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the personnel function as it relates to managing fire protection.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    FIP 276 - Managing Fire Services


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

    This course provides an overview of fire department operative services referenced in NFPA standard 1021. Topics include finance, staffing, equipment, code enforcement, management information, specialized services, legal issues, planning, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand concepts and apply fire department management and operations principles.

    Prerequisites: ENG 111 , FIP 152 , and FIP 240 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    FRE 111 - Elementary French 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 French 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 French and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: FRE 181 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    FRE 112 - Elementary French II


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

    This course is a continuation of FRE 111  focusing on the fundamental elements of the French language within a cultural context. 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 French and demonstrate further cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: FRE 111  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: FRE 182 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    FRE 181 - French Lab 1


    (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 French language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written French and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: FRE 111 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    FRE 182 - French Lab 2


    (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 French language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written French and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: FRE 181  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: FRE 112 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    FRE 211 - Intermediate French I


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

    This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future.

    Prerequisites: FRE 112  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: FRE 281 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    FRE 212 - Intermediate French II


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

    This course is a continuation of FRE 211 . Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication.

    Prerequisites: FRE 211  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: FRE 282 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    FRE 281 - French Lab 3


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

    This course provides an opportunity to enhance the review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future.

    Prerequisites: FRE 182  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: FRE 211 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    FRE 282 - French Lab 4


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

    This course provides an opportunity to enhance the review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is placed on the continuing study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate spontaneously and accurately with increasing complexity and sophistication.

    Prerequisites: FRE 281  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: FRE 212 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    GEL 111 - Introductory Geology


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

    This course introduces basic landforms and geological processes. Topics include rocks, minerals, volcanoes, fluvial processes, geological history, plate tectonics, glaciers, and coastal dynamics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic geological processes that shape the earth.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
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    GEL 113 - Historical Geology


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

    This course covers the geological history of the earth and its life forms. Emphasis is placed on the study of rock strata, fossil groups, and geological time. Upon completion, students should be able to identify major fossil groups and associated rock strata and approximate ages of geological formations.

    Prerequisites: GEL 111  or GEL 120   must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    GEL 120 - Physical Geology


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

    This course provides a study of the structure and composition of the earth’s crust.  Emphasis is placed on weathering, erosional and depositional processes, mountain building forces, rocks and
    minerals, and structural changes.  Upon completion, students should be able to explain the structure, composition, and formation of the earth’s crust.

    Prerequisites:  DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , and DRE 098 . Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (On Demand)
  
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    GEL 230 - Environmental Geology


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

    This course provides insights into geologic forces that cause environmental changes influencing man’s activities. Emphasis is placed on natural hazards and disasters caused by geologic forces. Upon completion, students should be able to relate major hazards and disasters to the geologic forces responsible for their occurrence.

    Prerequisites: GEL 111  or GEL 120   or PHS 130  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    GEO 111 - World Regional Geography


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

    This course introduces the regional concept which emphasizes the spatial association of people and their environment. Emphasis is placed on the physical, cultural, and economic systems that interact to produce the distinct regions of the earth. Upon completion, students should be able to describe variations in physical and cultural features of a region and demonstrate an understanding of their functional relationships.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, On demand)
  
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    GEO 112 - Cultural Geography


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

    This course is designed to explore the diversity of human cultures and to describe their shared characteristics. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics, distribution, and complexity of earth’s cultural patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the differences and similarities in human cultural groups.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    GEO 130 - General Physical Geography


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

    This course introduces both the basic physical components that help shape the earth and the study of minerals, rocks, and evolution of landforms. Emphasis is placed on the geographic grid, cartography, weather, climate, mineral composition, fluvial processes, and erosion and deposition. Upon completion, students should be able to identify these components and processes and explain how they interact.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S, On demand)
  
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    GER 111 - Elementary German 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 German 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 German and demonstrate cultural awareness.

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


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

    This course is a continuation of GER 111  focusing on the fundamental elements of the German language within a cultural context. 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 German and demonstrate further cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: GER 111  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: GER 182 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    GER 181 - German Lab 1


    (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 German language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written German and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GER 111 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    GER 182 - German Lab 2


    (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 German language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written German and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Prerequisites: GER 181  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: GER 112 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    GRA 121 - Graphic Arts I


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

    This course introduces terminology, tools and materials, procedures, and equipment used in graphic arts production. Topics include copy preparation and pre-press production relative to printing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of graphic arts production.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRA 151 - Computer Graphics I


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

    This course introduces the use of hardware and software for production and design in graphic arts. Topics include graphical user interface and current industry uses such as design, layout, typography, illustration, and imaging for production. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use the computer as a fundamental design and production tool.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRA 152 - Computer Graphics II


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

    This course covers advanced design and layout concepts utilizing illustration, page layout, and imaging software in graphic arts. Emphasis is placed on enhancing and developing the skills that were introduced in GRA 151. Upon completion, students should be able to select and utilize appropriate software for design and layout solutions.

    Prerequisites: GRA 151 , GRD 110 , GRD 121 , GRD 141 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    GRA 153 - Computer Graphics III


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

    This course is a continuation of GRA 152 . Emphasis is placed on advanced computer graphics hardware and software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in selection and utilization of appropriate software for specialized applications.

    Prerequisites: GRA 152 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRA 255 - Image Manipulation I


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

    This course covers applications associated with electronic image manipulation, including color correction, color separation, special effects, and image conversion. Topics include image-capturing hardware, image-processing software, and output options. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize hardware and software to acquire, manipulate, and output images to satisfy design and production.

    Prerequisites: GRA 151 , GRD 110 , GRD 121 , GRD 141 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    GRA 256 - Image Manipulation II


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

    This course covers electronic color separation and its relationship to multi-color printing. Topics include color theory, separation, color matching, proofing, and output of process and spot color images. Upon completion, students should be able to use hardware and image processing software to produce color separations and proofs for various printing processes.

    Prerequisites: GRA 255 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRD 110 - Typography I


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

    This course introduces the history and mechanics of type and its application to layout and design. Topics include typographic fundamentals, anatomy, measurements, composition, identification, and terminology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in design application, analysis, specification, and creation of typographic elements.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRD 121 - Drawing Fundamentals I


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

    This course increases observation skills using basic drawing techniques and media in graphic design. Emphasis is placed on developing the use of graphic design principles, media applications, spatial considerations, drawing styles, and approaches. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence and proficiency in finished works.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRD 131 - Illustration I


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

    This course introduces the application of rendering techniques to create illustrations. Emphasis is placed on controlling various media, methods, surfaces, design problems, and the appropriate media selection process. Upon completion, students should be able to produce quality illustrations from conception through finished artwork. The course will concentrate on technique, and subject matter will include product, architecture and fashion.

    Prerequisites: ART 131  or GRD 121 ; and GRA 151 , GRD 110 , GRD 121 , GRD 141 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    GRD 141 - Graphic Design I


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

    This course introduces the conceptualization process used in visual problem solving. Emphasis is placed on learning the principles of design and on the manipulation and organization of elements. Upon completion, students should be able to apply design principles and visual elements to projects.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRD 142 - Graphic Design II


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

    This course covers the application of visual elements and design principles in advertising and graphic design. Topics include creation of various designs, such as logos, advertisements, posters, outdoor advertising, and publication design. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively apply design principles and visual elements to projects.

    Prerequisites: GRD 110 , GRD 121 , GRD 141 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    GRD 151 - Computer Design Basics


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

    This course covers designing and drawing with various types of software applications for advertising and graphic design. Emphasis is placed on creative and imaginative use of space, shapes, value, texture, color, and typography to provide effective solutions to advertising and graphic design problems. Upon completion, students should be able to use the computer as a creative tool.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    GRD 180 - Interactive Design


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

    This course covers skills and techniques used in designing interactive presentations. Emphasis is placed on design, including interface design, color, illustration, scripting, audio, typography, and animated elements. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce interactive presentations.

    Prerequisites: GRA 151 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    GRD 241 - Graphic Design III


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

    This course is an advanced exploration of various techniques and media for advertising and graphic design. Emphasis is placed on advanced concepts and solutions to complex and challenging graphic design problems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence and professionalism in visual problem solving.

    Prerequisites: GRD 142 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRD 249 - Advanced Design Practice


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

    This course covers advanced techniques used in graphic design. Emphasis is placed on providing solutions to complex design problems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate advanced levels of competence and professionalism in visual problem solving.

    Prerequisites: GRD 241 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    GRD 265 - Digital Print Production


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

    This course covers preparation of digital files for output and reproduction. Emphasis is placed on output options, separations, color proofing, and cost and design considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare files and select appropriate output methods for design solutions.

    Prerequisites: GRA 151 , GRA 152 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRD 271 - Multimedia Design I


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

    This course introduces the fundamentals of multimedia design and production for computer-related presentations. Topics include interface design, typography, storyboarding, scripting, simple animation, graphics, digital audiovideo, and copyright issues. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce multimedia presentations.

    Prerequisites: GRA 151 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    GRD 280 - Portfolio Design


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

    This course covers the organization and presentation of a design/advertising or graphic art portfolio and appropriate related materials. Emphasis is placed on development and evaluation of the portfolio, design and production of a resume and self-promotional materials, and interview techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and professionally present an effective portfolio and related self-promotional materials.

    Prerequisites: GRA 152 , GRD 142 , and permission of instructor. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HEA 110 - Personal Health/Wellness


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

    This course provides an introduction to basic personal health and wellness. Emphasis is placed on current health issues such as nutrition, mental health, and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the factors necessary to the maintenance of health and wellness.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    HEA 112 - First Aid & CPR


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

    This course introduces the basics of emergency first aid treatment. Topics include rescue breathing, CPR, first aid for choking and bleeding, and other first aid procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in providing emergency care for the sick and injured until medical help can be obtained.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, On demand)
  
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    HEA 120 - Community Health


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

    This course provides information about contemporary community health and school hygiene issues. Topics include health education and current information about health trends. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and devise strategies to prevent today’s community health problems.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    HFS 110 - Exercise Science


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

    This course is a survey of scientific principles, methodologies, and research as applied to exercise and physical adaptations to exercise. Topics include the basic elements of kinesiology, biomechanics, and motor learning. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and describe physiological responses and adaptations to exercise.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    HFS 111 - Fitness & Exer Testing I


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

    This course introduces the student to graded exercise testing. Topics include various exercise testing protocols with methods for prescribing exercise programs based on exercise tolerance tests and the use of various equipment and protocols. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct specific exercise tests and the use of various equipment.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HFS 114 - Phys Fit Theory & Instr


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

    This course provides information about related components of fitness and general information about the industry. Topics include the study of the components of fitness, theories of exercise and fitness, and information about the industry. Upon completion, students should be able to identify fitness components and demonstrate these in an exercise setting.

    Prerequisites: HFS 110 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HFS 116 - Pvnt & Care Exer Injuries


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

    This course provides information about the care and prevention of exercise injuries. Topics include proper procedures, prevention techniques, and on-site care of injuries. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent and care for exercise related injuries.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    HFS 118 - Fitness Facility Mgmt


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

    This course provides information about the management and operation of health and fitness facilities and programs. Topics include human resources, sales and marketing, member retention, financial management, facility design and maintenance, and risk management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage a fitness facility.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HFS 120 - Group Exer Instruction


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

    This course introduces the concepts and guidelines of instructing exercise classes. Topics include program designs, working with special populations, and principles of teaching and monitoring physical activity. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic skills in instructing an exercise class and monitoring workout intensity.

    Prerequisites: HFS 110 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    HFS 210 - Personal Training


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

    This course introduces the student to the aspects of personal (one-onone) training. Topics include training systems, marketing, and program development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate personal training techniques and competencies of same.

    Prerequisites: HFS 110 , HFS 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HFS 212 - Exercise Programming


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

    This course provides information about organizing, scheduling, and implementation of physical fitness programs. Topics include programming for various age groups, competitive activities and special events, and evaluating programs. Upon completion, students should be able to organize and implement exercise activities in a competent manner.

    Prerequisites: HFS 110 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HFS 218 - Lifestyle Chng & Wellness


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

    This course introduces health risk appraisals and their application to lifestyle changes. Topics include nutrition, weight control, stress management, and the principles of exercise. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct health risk appraisals and apply behavior modification techniques in a fitness setting.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HIS 111 - World Civilizations I


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

    This course introduces world history from the dawn of civilization to the early modern era. Topics include Eurasian, African, American, and Greco-Roman civilizations and Christian, Islamic and Byzantine cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in pre-modern world civilizations.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    HIS 112 - World Civilizations II


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

    This course introduces world history from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the cultures of Africa, Europe, India, China, Japan, and the Americas. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern world civilizations.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    HIS 121 - Western Civilization I


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

    This course introduces western civilization from pre-history to the early modern era. Topics include ancient Greece, Rome, and Christian institutions of the Middle Ages and the emergence of national monarchies in western Europe. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early western civilization.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 122 - Western Civilization II


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

    This course introduces western civilization from the early modern era to the present. Topics include the religious wars, the Industrial Revolution, World Wars I and II, and the Cold War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in modern western civilization.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 131 - American History I


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

    This course is a survey of American history from pre-history through the Civil War era. Topics include the migrations to the Americas, the colonial and revolutionary periods, the development of the Republic, and the Civil War. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in early American history.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    HIS 132 - American History II


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

    This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in American history since the Civil War.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    HIS 141 - Genealogy & Local History


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

    This course explores the role of the local or family historian. Emphasis is placed on historical or genealogical research techniques including a survey of local, state, and national archival resources. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct genealogical research and do a major research project on local or family history.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 145 - The Second World War


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

    This course covers the period of the Second World War from 1919 to 1945. Topics include the Treaty of Versailles, the rise of totalitarian regimes, the origins of the war, the major military campaigns in Europe and the Pacific, and the aftermath. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, military, socioeconomic, and cultural developments that influenced the Second World War.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 151 - Hispanic Civilization


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

    This course surveys the cultural history of Spain and its impact on the New World. Topics include Spanish and Latin American culture, literature, religion, and the arts. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the cultural history of Spain and Latin America.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 162 - Women and History


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

    This course surveys the experience of women in historical perspective. Topics include the experiences and contributions of women in culture, politics, economics, science, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural contributions of women in history.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 211 - Ancient History


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

    This course traces the development of the cultural, intellectual, and political foundations of western civilization. Topics include the civilizations of the Near East, the classical Greek and Hellenistic eras, the Roman world, Judaism, and Christianity. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the ancient world.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 221 - African-American History


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

    This course covers African-American history from the Colonial period to the present. Topics include African origins, the slave trade, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow era, the civil rights movement, and contributions of African Americans. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the history of African Americans.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 226 - The Civil War


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

    This course examines the social, political, economic, and ideological forces that led to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Topics include regional conflicts and sectionalism, dissolution of the Union, military campaigns, and the War’s socioeconomic impact, aftermath, and consequences. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in the United States during the era of the Civil War.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    HIS 227 - Native American History


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

    This course surveys the history and cultures of Native Americans from prehistory to the present. Topics include Native American civilizations, relations with Europeans, and the continuing evolution of Native American cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments among Native Americans.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 228 - History of the South


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

    This course covers the origin and development of the South as a distinct region of the United States. Emphasis is placed on Southern identity and its basis in cultural, social, economic, and political developments during the 19th and 20th centuries. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze the major cultural, social, economic, and political developments in the South.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 236 - North Carolina History


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

    This course is a study of geographical, political, economic, and social conditions existing in North Carolina from America’s discovery to the present. Topics include native and immigrant backgrounds; colonial, antebellum, and Reconstruction periods; party politics; race relations; and the transition from an agrarian to an industrial economy. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    HIS 261 - East Asian History


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

    This course surveys the history of China and Japan from the development of civilization in Asia to the present. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation of social, political, economic, and governmental structures in China and Japan. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in east Asia.

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

    HIT 110 - Fundamentals of HIM


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

    This course introduces Health Information Management (HIM) and its role in healthcare delivery systems. Topics include standards, regulations, and initiatives; payment and reimbursement systems, healthcare providers and disciplines, and EHRs. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of health information management and healthcare organizations, professions, and trends.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    HIT 112 - Health Law and Ethics


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

    This course covers legislative and regulatory processes, legal terminology, and professional-related and practice-related ethical issues. Topics include confidentiality; privacy and security policies, procedures and monitoring; release of information policies and procedures; and professional-related and practice-related ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to apply policies and procedures for access and disclosure of Protected Health Information and apply and promote ethical standards.

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

    HIT 114 - Health Data Sys/Standards


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

    This course covers concepts and techniques for managing and maintaining manual and electronic health records (EHR). Topics include structure and use of health information including data collection and analysis, data sources and sets, archival systems, quality and integrity of healthcare data. Upon completion, students should be able to monitor and apply system-wide clinical documentation guidelines and comply with regulatory standards.

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

    HIT 122 - Prof Practice Exp I


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

    This course provides supervised clinical experience in healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on practical application of curriculum concepts to the healthcare setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply health information theory to healthcare facility practices.

    Prerequisites: HIT 112 , HIT 114 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (SU)
  
  •  

    HIT 210 - Healthcare Statistics


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

    This course covers maintenance, compilation, analysis, and presentation of healthcare statistics and research protocols and techniques. Topics include basic statistical principles, indices, databases, registries, vital statistics, descriptive statistics, research protocol monitoring, Institutional Review Board processes, and knowledge-based research techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to apply, interpret, and present healthcare statistics and utilize research techniques to gather and interpret healthcare data.

    Prerequisites: MAT 110 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    HIT 211 - ICD Coding


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

    This course covers ICD diagnostic and procedural coding conventions and guidelines for inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care. Emphasis is placed on a comprehensive application of anatomy, physiology and interrelationships among organ systems. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately assign and sequence diagnostic and procedural codes for patient outcomes, statistical, and reimbursement purposes.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168  & BIO 169 ; MED 121 , MED 122 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    HIT 214 - CPT/Other Coding Systems


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

    This course covers application of principles and guidelines of CPT/HCPCS coding. Topics include clinical classification/nomenclature systems such as SNOMED, DSM, ICD-O and the use of encoders. Upon completion, students should be able to apply coding principles to correctly assign CPT/HCPCS codes.

    Prerequisites: HIT 211 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    HIT 215 - Reimbursement Methodology


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

    This course covers reimbursement methodologies used in all healthcare settings as they relate to national billing, compliance, and reporting requirements. Topics include prospective payment systems, billing process and procedures, chargemaster maintenance, regulatory guidelines, reimbursement monitoring, and compliance strategies and reporting. Upon completion, students should be able to perform data quality reviews to validate code assignment and comply with reimbursement and reporting requirements.

    Prerequisites: HIT 211 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    HIT 216 - Quality Management


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

    This course introduces principles of quality assessment and improvement, and utilization, risk, and case management, in healthcare. Topics include Continuous Quality Improvement, and case management processes, data analysis/reporting techniques, credentialing, regulatory quality monitoring requirements, and outcome measures and monitoring. Upon completion, students should be able to abstract, analyze, and report clinical data for facilitywide quality management/performance improvement programs and monitor compliance measures.

    Prerequisites: HIT 114 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    HIT 220 - Health Informatics & EHRs


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

    This course covers electronic health information (EHR) systems design, implementation, and application. Topics include EHR, informatics, speech & imaging technology, information/network security & integrity, data dictionaries, modeling and warehousing. Upon completion, students should be able to facilitate usage of electronic health record systems and other technologies.

    Prerequisites: HIT 114 ; CIS 110  or CIS 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    HIT 222 - Prof Practice Exp III


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

    This course provides supervised clinical experience in healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on practical application of curriculum concepts to the healthcare setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply health information theory to healthcare facility practices.

    Prerequisites: HIT 122 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    HIT 226 - Principles of Disease


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

    This course covers disease etiology and organ system involvement, including physical signs and symptoms, prognoses, and common complications and their management. Topics include basic microbiology, basic pharmacology, and principles of disease. Upon completion, students should be able to relate disease processes to etiology, physical signs and symptoms, prognosis, and common complications and their management.

    Prerequisites: BIO 169 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    HIT 280 - Professional Issues


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

    This course provides a comprehensive discussion of topics common to the health information profession. Emphasis is placed on application of professional competencies, job search tools, and preparation for the certification examination. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in entry-level domains and subdomains for health information technologies.

    Prerequisites: HIT 211 . Corequisites: HIT 214 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    HMT 110 - Intro to Healthcare Mgt


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

    This course introduces the functions, practices, organizational structures, and professional issues in healthcare management. Emphasis is placed on planning, controlling, directing, and communicating within health and human services organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the concepts of management within a healthcare service environment.

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

    HMT 211 - Long-Term Care Admin


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

    This course introduces the administration of long-term care facilities and services. Emphasis is placed on nursing home care, home health care, hospice, skilled nursing facilities, and other long-term care services. Upon completion, students should be able to administer state and national standards and regulations as they apply to long-term care.

    Prerequisites: HMT 110  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    HMT 212 - Mgt of Healthcare Org


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

    This course examines current issues affecting the management of healthcare delivery systems. Topics include current problems, changes, and challenges in the healthcare environment. Upon completion, students should be able to identify current healthcare issues and their impact on healthcare management.

    Prerequisites: HMT 110  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    HMT 220 - Healthcare Financial Mgmt


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

    This course covers the methods and techniques utilized in the financial management of healthcare programs. Topics include cost determination, pricing of services, financial statement analysis, forecasting/projections, third-party billing, reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid, and budgeting. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management in a healthcare environment.

    Prerequisites: HMT 110  & ACC 121  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    HOR 112 - Landscape Design I


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

    This course covers landscape principles and practices for residential and commercial sites. Emphasis is placed on drafting, site analysis, and common elements of good design, plant material selection, and proper plant utilization (encouraged use of native plants and discouraged use of invasive species). Upon completion, students should be able to read, plan, and draft a landscape design according to sustainable practices.

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

    HOR 114 - Landscape Construction


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

    This course introduces the design and fabrication of landscape structures/ features. Emphasis is placed on safety, tool identification and use, material selection, construction techniques, and fabrication. Upon completion, students should be able to design and construct common landscape structures/features.

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

    HOR 134 - Greenhouse Operations


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

    This course covers the principles and procedures involved in the operation and maintenance of greenhouse facilities. Emphasis is placed on the operation of greenhouse systems, including the environmental control, record keeping, scheduling, and production practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to operate greenhouse systems and facilities to produce greenhouse crops.

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

    HOR 160 - Plant Materials I


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

    This course covers identification, culture, characteristics, and use of plants. Emphasis is placed on nomenclature, identification, growth requirements, cultural requirements, soil preferences, and landscape applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the proper selection and utilization of plant materials, including natives and invasive plants.

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

    HOR 162 - Applied Plant Science


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

    This course introduces the basic concepts of botany as they apply to horticulture. Topics include nomenclature, physiology, morphology, and anatomy as they apply to plant culture. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the basic principles of botany to horticulture.

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

    HOR 164 - Hort Pest Management


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

    This course covers the identification and management of plant pests including insects, diseases, and weeds. Topics include pest identification and beneficial organisms, pesticide application safety and use of least toxic methods of management. Upon completion, students should be able to manage common landscape pests using least toxic methods of control and be prepared to sit for North Carolina Commercial Pesticide Ground Applicators license.

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

    HOR 166 - Soils & Fertilizers


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

    This course covers the physical and chemical properties of soils and soil fertility and management. Topics include soil formation; classification; physical, chemical, and biological properties (including microorganisms); testing; and fertilizer application. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, evaluate, and properly amend soils/media according to sustainable practices.

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

    HOR 168 - Plant Propagation


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

    This course is a study of sexual and asexual reproduction of plants. Emphasis is placed on seed propagation, grafting, stem and root propagation, micropropagation, and other propagation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully propagate ornamental plants.

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

    HOR 170 - Hort Computer Apps


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

    This course introduces computer programs as they apply to the horticulture industry. Emphasis is placed on applications of software for plant identification, design, and irrigation. Upon completion, students should be able to use computer programs in horticultural situations.

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

    HOR 213 - Landscape Design II


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

    This course covers residential and commercial landscape design, cost analysis, and installation. Emphasis is placed on job cost estimates, installation of the landscape design, and maintenance techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to read landscape design blueprints, develop cost estimates, and implement the design.

    Prerequisites: HOR 112 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    HOR 265 - Adv Plant Materials


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

    This course covers important landscape plants. Emphasis is placed on identification, plant nomenclature, growth characteristics, cultural requirements, and landscape uses. Upon completion, students should be able to correctly select plants for specific landscape uses.

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

    HOR 273 - Hor Mgmt & Marketing


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

    This course covers the steps involved in starting or managing a horticultural business. Topics include financing, regulations, market analysis, employer/ employee relations, formulation of business plans, and operational procedures in a horticultural business. Upon completion, students should be able to assume ownership or management of a horticultural business.

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

    HSC 110 - Orientation to Health Careers


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

    This course is a survey of health care professions. Topics include professional duties and responsibilities, working environments, and career choices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the health care professions and be prepared to make informed career choices.

    Prerequisite:  None. Corequisite:  None.
    When Offered: (F)
 

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