Jul 13, 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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    ACA 111 - College Student Success


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

    This course introduces the college’s physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, selfesteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, SU)
  
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    ACA 122 - College Transfer Success


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

    This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience. Topics include the CAA, college policies and culture, career exploration, gathering information on senior institutions, strategic planning, critical thinking, and communications skills for a successful academic transition. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an academic plan to transition successfully to senior institutions.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    ACC 120 - Prin of Financial Accounting


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

    This course introduces business decision-making using accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making, and address ethical considerations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    ACC 121 - Prin of Managerial Accounting


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

    This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting, and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems.

    Prerequisites: ACC 120 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    ACC 129 - Individual Income Taxes


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

    This course introduces the relevant laws governing individual income taxation. Topics include tax law, electronic research and methodologies, and the use of technology for preparation of individual tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law, and complete various individual tax forms.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    ACC 130 - Business Income Taxes


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

    This course introduces the relevant laws governing business and fiduciary income taxes. Topics include tax law relating to business organizations, electronic research and methodologies, and the use of technology for the preparation of business tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law, and complete various business tax forms.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
  
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    ACC 140 - Payroll Accounting


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

    This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate computations, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries using appropriate technology.

    Prerequisites: ACC 120  . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    ACC 150 - Acct Software Appl


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

    This course introduces microcomputer applications related to accounting systems. Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, and correcting, adjusting, and closing entries. Upon completion, students should be able to use a computer accounting package to solve accounting problems. This course is offered only in a distant format (Internet).

    Prerequisites: ACC 120 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    ACC 220 - Intermediate Accounting I


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

    This course is a continuation of the study of accounting principles with in-depth coverage of theoretical concepts and financial statements. Topics include generally accepted accounting principles and an extensive analyses of financial statements. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting, including the application of financial standards.

    Prerequisites: ACC 120 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    ACC 221 - Intermediate Acct II


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

    This course is a continuation of ACC 220 . Emphasis is placed on special problems which may include leases, bonds, investments, ratio analyses, present value applications, accounting changes, and corrections. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display an analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

    Prerequisites: ACC 220 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    ACC 225 - Cost Accounting


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

    This course introduces the nature and purposes of cost accounting as an information system for planning and control. Topics include direct materials, direct labor, factory overhead, process, job order, and standard cost systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display an analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

    Prerequisites: ACC 121 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    ACC 240 - Gov & Not-for-Profit Acct


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

    This course introduces principles and procedures applicable to governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Emphasis is placed on various budgetary accounting procedures and fund accounting. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display an analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

    Prerequisites: ACC 121 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    ACC 269 - Audit & Assurance Servcs


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

    This course introduces selected topics pertaining to the objectives, theory and practices in engagements providing auditing and other assurance services. Topics will include planning, conducting and reporting, with emphasis on the related professional ethics and standards. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the types of professional services, the related professional standards, and engagement methodology.

    Prerequisites: ACC 220 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    AHR 110 - Intro to Refrigeration


    Class Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course introduces the basic refrigeration process used in mechanical refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Topics include terminology, safety, and identification and function of components; refrigeration cycle; and tools and instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify refrigeration systems and components, explain the refrigeration process, and use the tools and instrumentation of the trade.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    AHR 111 - HVACR Electricity


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

    This course introduces electricity as it applies to HVACR equipment. Emphasis is placed on power sources, interaction of electrical components, wiring of simple circuits, and the use of electrical test equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate good wiring practices and the ability to read simple wiring diagrams.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    AHR 112 - Heating Technology


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

    This course covers the fundamentals of heating including oil, gas, and electric heating systems. Topics include safety, tools and instrumentation, system operating characteristics, installation techniques, efficiency testing, electrical power, and control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the basic oil, gas, and electrical heating systems and describe the major components of a heating system.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    AHR 113 - Comfort Cooling


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

    This course covers the installation procedures, system operations, and maintenance of residential and light commercial comfort cooling systems. Topics include terminology, component operation, and testing and repair of equipment used to control and produce assured comfort levels. Upon completion, students should be able to use psychometrics, manufacturer specifications, and test instruments to determine proper system operation.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    AHR 114 - Heat Pump Technology


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

    This course covers the principles of air source and water source heat pumps. Emphasis is placed on safety, modes of operation, defrost systems, refrigerant charging, and system performance. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and analyze system performance and perform routine service procedures.

    Prerequisites: AHR 110  or AHR 113 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    AHR 130 - HVAC Controls


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

    This course covers the types of controls found in residential and commercial comfort systems. Topics include electrical and electronic controls, control schematics and diagrams, test instruments, and analysis and troubleshooting of electrical systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair common residential and commercial comfort system controls.

    Prerequisites: AHR 111  or ELC 112 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    AHR 151 - HVAC Duct Systems I


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

    This course introduces the techniques used to lay out and fabricate duct work commonly found in HVAC systems. Emphasis is placed on the skills required to fabricate duct work. Upon completion, students should be able to lay out and fabricate simple duct work.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    AHR 160 - Refrigerant Certification


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

    This course covers the requirements for the EPA certification examinations. Topics include small appliances, high pressure systems, and low pressure systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants and be prepared for the EPA certification examinations.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
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    AHR 180 - HVACR Customer Relations


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

    This course introduces common business and customer relation practices that may be encountered in HVACR. Topics include business practices, appearance of self and vehicle, ways of handling customer complaints, invoices, telephone communications, and warranties. Upon completion, students should be able to present themselves to customers in a professional manner, understand how the business operates, complete invoices, and handle complaints.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    AHR 211 - Residential System Design


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

    This course introduces the principles and concepts of conventional residential heating and cooling system design. Topics include heating and cooling load estimating, basic psychometrics, equipment selection, duct system selection, and system design. Upon completion, students should be able to design a basic residential heating and cooling system.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    AHR 213 - HVACR Building Code


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

    This course covers the North Carolina codes that are applicable to the design and installation of HVACR systems. Topics include current North Carolina codes as applied to HVACR design, service, and installation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the correct usage of North Carolina codes that apply to specific areas of the HVACR trade.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ANT 220 - Cultural Anthropology


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

    This course introduces the nature of human culture. Emphasis is placed on cultural theory, methods of fieldwork, and cross-cultural comparisons in the areas of ethnology, language, and the cultural past. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic cultural processes and how cultural data are collected and analyzed.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ANT 221 - Comparative Cultures


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

    This course provides an ethnographic survey of societies around the world covering their distinctive cultural characteristics and how these relate to cultural change. Emphasis is placed on the similarities and differences in social institutions such as family, economics, politics, education, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of a variety of cultural adaptive strategies.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    ANT 230 - Physical Anthropology


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

    This course introduces the scientific study of human evolution and adaptation. Emphasis is placed on evolutionary theory, population genetics, biocultural adaptation and human variation, as well as non-human primate evolution, morphology, and behavior. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the biological and cultural processes which have resulted in the formation of the human species.

    Prerequisites: DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ARA 111 - Elementary Arabic 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 modern standard Arabic language within the cultural context of Arabic-speaking people. 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 Arabic and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

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


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

    This course includes the basic fundamental elements of the modern standard Arabic language within the cultural context of Arabic-speaking people. 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 Arabic and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/ or elective course requirement.

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


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

    This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the modern standard Arabic language. Emphasis is placed on the 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 Arabic and to demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

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


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

    This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the modern standard Arabic 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 Arabic and demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

    Prerequisites: ARA 181  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: ARA 112 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 111 - Art Appreciation


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

    This course introduces the origins and historical development of art. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of design principles to various art forms, including but not limited to, sculpture, painting, and architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze a variety of artistic styles, periods, and media.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, Su)
  
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    ART 113 - Art Methods and Materials


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an overview of media and techniques.  Emphasis is placed on exploration and manipulation of materials.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate familiarity
    with a variety of methods, materials, and processes.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ART 114 - Art History Survey I


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

    This course covers the development of art forms from ancient times to the Renaissance. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 115 - Art History Survey II


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

    This course covers the development of art forms from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasis is placed on content, terminology, design, and style. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of human social development.

    Prerequisites : None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 117 - Non-Western Art History


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

    This course introduces non-Western cultural perspectives.  Emphasis is placed on, but not limited to, African, Oriental, and Oceanic art forms throughout history.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an historical understanding of art as a product reflective of non-Western social and cultural development.

    This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine art.

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

  
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    ART 121 - Two-Dimensional Design


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the elements and principles of design as applied to two-dimensional art. Emphasis is placed on the structural elements, the principles of visual organization, and the theories of color mixing and interaction.  Upon completion, students should be able to understand and use critical and analytical approaches as they apply to two-dimensional visual art.
     

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ART 122 - Three-Dimensional Design


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces basic studio problems in three-dimensional visual design.  Emphasis is placed on the structural elements and organizational principles as applied to mass and space.  Upon completion, students should be able to apply three-dimensional design concepts.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ART 130 - Basic Drawing


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

    This course introduces basic drawing techniques and is designed to increase observation skills. Emphasis is placed on the fundamentals of drawing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate various methods and their application to representational imagery.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 131 - Drawing I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the language of drawing and the use of various drawing materials. Emphasis is placed on drawing techniques, media, and graphic principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of graphic form and various drawing processes.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 132 - Drawing II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course continues instruction in the language of drawing and the use of various materials. Emphasis is placed on experimentation in the use of drawing techniques, media, and graphic materials. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased competence in the expressive use of graphic form and techniques.

    Prerequisites: ART 131 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 140 - Basic Painting


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

    This course introduces the mechanics of painting. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of painting media through fundamental techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding and application of painting.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 171 - Computer Art I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the use of the computer as a tool for solving visual problems. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals of computer literacy and design through bit-mapped image manipulation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of paint programs, printers, and scanners to capture, manipulate, and output images.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 212 - Gallery Assistantship I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers the practical application of display techniques.  Emphasis is placed on preparation of artwork for installation, hardware systems, and exhibition graphics.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic gallery exhibition skills.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ART 214 - Portfolio and Resume


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

    This course covers resume writing, interview skills, and the preparation and presentation of an art portfolio.  Emphasis is placed on the preparation of a portfolio of original artwork, the preparation of a photographic portfolio, approaches to resume writing, and interview techniques.  Upon completion, students should be able to mount original art for portfolio presentation, photograph and display a
    professional slide portfolio, and write an effective resume.
     

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ART 222 - Wood Design I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the historical and contemporary design concepts and their application to the construction of functional and sculptural wood forms.  Emphasis is placed on the mastery of hand and power tools.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate appropriate use of tools to create unique designs.

    Prerequisites:  None. Corequisites:  None.
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ART 231 - Printmaking I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces printmaking: its history, development techniques, and processes. Emphasis is placed on basic applications with investigation into image source and development. Upon completion, students should be able to produce printed images utilizing a variety of methods.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 232 - Printmaking II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course includes additional methods and printmaking processes. Emphasis is placed on the printed image as related to method, source, and concept. Upon completion, students should be able to produce expressive images utilizing both traditional and innovative methods.

    Prerequisites: ART 231 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 240 - Painting I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces the language of painting and the use of various painting materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of various painting techniques, media, and color principles. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the use of creative processes directed toward the development of expressive form.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 241 - Painting II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides a continuing investigation of the materials, processes, and techniques of painting. Emphasis is placed on the exploration of expressive content using a variety of creative processes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the expanded use of form and variety.

    Prerequisites: ART 240 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 264 - Digital Photography I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course introduces digital photographic equipment, theory and processes. Emphasis is placed on camera operation, composition, computer photo manipulation and creative expression. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully expose, digitally manipulate, and print a well-conceived composition.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (Su)
  
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    ART 271 - Computer Art II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course includes advanced computer imaging techniques. Emphasis is placed on creative applications of digital technology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate command of computer systems and applications to express their personal vision.

    Prerequisites: ART 171 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 281 - Sculpture I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an exploration of the creative and technical methods of sculpture with focus on the traditional processes. Emphasis is placed on developing basic skills as they pertain to three-dimensional expression in various media. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence in a variety of sculptural approaches.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 282 - Sculpture II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course builds on the visual and technical skills learned in ART 281. Emphasis is placed on developing original solutions to sculptural problems in a variety of media. Upon completion, students should be able to express individual ideas using the techniques and materials of sculpture.

    Prerequisites: ART 281 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 283 - Ceramics I


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course provides an introduction to three-dimensional design principles using the medium of clay. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals of forming, surface design, glaze application, and firing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in slab and coil construction, simple wheel forms, glaze technique, and creative expression.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
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    ART 284 - Ceramics II


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 0
    Lab Hours: 6
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 3

    This course covers advanced hand building and wheel techniques. Emphasis is placed on creative expression, surface design, sculptural quality, and glaze effect. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a high level of technical competence in forming and glazing with a development of threedimensional awareness.

    Prerequisites: ART 283 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    AST 151 - General Astronomy I


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

    This course introduces the science of modern astronomy with a concentration on the solar system. Emphasis is placed on the history and physics of astronomy and an introduction to the solar system, including the planets, comets, and meteors. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the solar system. As astronomy is a branch of physics, an emphasis will be placed on the physics concepts underlying topics covered in this course.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AST 151A .
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    AST 151A - General Astronomy I Lab


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

    The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 151 . Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which enhance the materials presented in AST 151  and which provide practical experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the solar system. Some day and evening observations will be required.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AST 151 .
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
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    AST 152 - General Astronomy II


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

    This course is a continuation of AST 151  with primary emphasis beyond the solar system. Topics include the sun, stars, galaxies, and the larger universe, including cosmology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of astronomy. As astronomy is a branch of physics, an emphasis will be placed on the physics concepts underlying topics covered in this course.

    Prerequisites: AST 151  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: AST 152A .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    AST 152A - General Astronomy II Lab


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

    The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 152 . Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which enhance the materials presented in AST 152  and which provide practical experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of astronomy. Some day and evening observations will be required.

    Prerequisites: AST 151  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: AST 152 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    ATR 112 - Intro to Automation


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

    This course introduces the basic principles of automated systems and describes the tasks that technicians perform on the job. Topics include the history, development, and current applications of robots and automated systems including their configuration, operation, components, and controls. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the basic concepts of automation and robotic systems.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097 , DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: ELC 112  or ELC 131 .
    When Offered: (F,S)
  
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    ATR 212 - Industrial Robots


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

    This course covers the operation of industrial robots. Topics include the classification of robots, activators, grippers, work envelopes, computer interfaces, overlapping work envelopes, installation, and programming. Upon completion, students should be able to install, program, and troubleshoot industrial robots.

    Prerequisites: ATR 112  must pass with grade of C or higher. Corequisites : None.
  
  •  

    AUT 113 - Automotive Servicing I


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

    This course is a lab used as an alternative to co-op placement. Emphasis is placed on shop operations, troubleshooting, testing, adjusting, repairing, and replacing components using appropriate test equipment and service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform a variety of automotive repairs using proper service procedures and to operate appropriate equipment.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test scores,  TRN 110 , TRN 120 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (SU)
  
  •  

    AUT 116 - Engine Repair


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

    This course covers the theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of internal combustion engines and related systems. Topics include fundamental operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service information.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score, TRN 110 , TRN 120 . Corequisites: AUT 116A  .
    When Offered: (F)
  
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    AUT 116A - Engine Repair Lab


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

    This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service information.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AUT 116 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    AUT 141 - Suspension & Steering Sys


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

    This course covers principles of operation, types, and diagnosis/repair of suspension and steering systems to include steering geometry. Topics include manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score, TRN 110 , TRN 120 . Corequisites: AUT 141A .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    AUT 141A - Suspension & Steering Lab


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

    This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AUT 141 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    AUT 151 - Brake Systems


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

    This course covers principles of operation and types, diagnosis, service, and repair of brake systems. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock and parking brake systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score, TRN 110 , TRN 120 . Corequisites: AUT 151A .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    AUT 151A - Brake Systems Lab


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

    This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include drum and disc brakes involving hydraulic, vacuum-boost, hydra-boost, electrically powered boost, and anti-lock, parking brake systems and emerging brake systems technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive braking systems.

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

    AUT 163 - Adv Auto Electricity


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

    This course covers electronic theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis, repair, and replacement of electronics, lighting, gauges, horn, wiper, accessories, and body modules. Topics include networking and module communication, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair wiring, lighting, gauges, accessories, modules, and electronic concerns.

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

    AUT 163A - Adv Auto Electricity Lab


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

    This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include networking and module communication, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, troubleshooting and emerging electrical/electronic systems technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair wiring, lighting, gauges, accessories, modules, and electronic concerns.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AUT 163.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    AUT 181 - Engine Performance 1


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

    This course covers the introduction, theory of operation, and basic diagnostic procedures required to restore engine performance to vehicles equipped with complex engine control systems. Topics include an overview of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems and emission control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to describe operation and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel and emission related driveability problems using appropriate test equipment/ service information.

    Prerequisites: TRN 110 , TRN 120 . Corequisites: AUT 181A .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    AUT 181A - Engine Performance 1 Lab


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

    This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include overviews of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems and emission control devices and emerging engine performance technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to describe operation and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel and emission related driveability problems using appropriate test equipment/service information.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AUT 181 .
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    AUT 183 - Engine Performance 2


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

    This course covers study of the electronic engine control systems, the diagnostic process used to locate engine performance concerns and procedures used to restore normal operation. Topics will include currently used fuels and fuel systems, exhaust gas analysis, emission control components and systems, OBD II (on-board diagnostics) and inter-related electrical/electronic systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair complex engine performance concerns using appropriate test equipment and service information.

    Prerequisites: AUT 181 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    AUT 212 - Auto Shop Management


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

    This course covers the principles of management essential to decision-making, communication, authority, and leadership. Topics include shop supervision, shop organization, customer relations, cost effectiveness and work place ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to describe basic automotive shop operation from a management standpoint.

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

    AUT 221 - Auto Transm/Transaxles


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

    This course covers operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of automatic transmissions/transaxles. Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical/electronic operation of automatic drive trains and the use of appropriate service tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operational theory, diagnose and repair automatic drive trains.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. TRN 110 , TRN 120 . Corequisites: AUT 221A .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    AUT 221A - Auto Transm/Transax Lab


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

    This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and electrical/electronic operation of automatic drive trains and the use of appropriate service tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair automatic drive trains.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AUT 221 .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    AUT 231 - Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains


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

    This course covers the operation, diagnosis, and repair of manual transmissions/ transaxles, clutches, driveshafts, axles, and final drives. Topics include theory of torque, power flow, and manual drive train service and repair using appropriate service information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operational theory, diagnose and repair manual drive trains.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score,  TRN 110 .  Corequisites: AUT 231A .
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    AUT 231A - Man Trans/Ax/Drtrains Lab


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

    This course is an optional lab for the program that needs to meet NATEF hour standards but does not have a co-op component in the program. Topics include manual drive train diagnosis, service and repair using appropriate service information, tools, and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair manual drive trains.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: AUT 231 .
    When Offered: (F, S)
  
  •  

    AUT 281 - Adv Engine Performance


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

    This course utilizes service information and specialized test equipment to diagnose and repair power train control systems. Topics include computerized ignition, fuel and emission systems, related diagnostic tools and equipment, data communication networks, and service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform diagnosis and repair.

    Prerequisites: AUT 163 , AUT 183 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    BIO 111 - General Biology I


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

    This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic biological chemistry, cell structure and function, metabolism and energy transformation, genetics, evolution, classification, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at the molecular and cellular levels.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050  or appropriate placement test score; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 112 - General Biology II


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

    This course is a continuation of BIO 111 . Emphasis is placed on organisms, biodiversity, plant and animal systems, ecology, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of life at the organismal and ecological levels.

    Prerequisites: BIO 111  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 120 - Introductory Botany


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

    This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of plants. Topics include reproduction and development of seed and non-seed plants, levels of organization, form and function of systems, and a survey of major taxa. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of plant form and function, including selected taxa of both seed and non-seed plants.

    Prerequisites: BIO 111  (must pass with a grade of C or higher). Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (S)
  
  •  

    BIO 130 - Introductory Zoology


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

    This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of major animal phyla. Emphasis is placed on levels of organization, reproduction and development, comparative systems, and a survey of selected phyla. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of animal form and function including comparative systems of selected groups.

    Prerequisites: BIO 111  (must pass with a grade of C or higher). Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F)
  
  •  

    BIO 140 - Environmental Biology


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

    This course introduces environmental processes and the influence of human activities upon them. Topics include ecological concepts, population growth, natural resources, and a focus on current environmental problems from scientific, social, political, and economic perspectives. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues.

    Prerequisites: BIO 111  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: BIO 140A .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 140A - Environmental Biology Lab


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

    This course provides a laboratory component to complement BIO 140 . Emphasis is placed on laboratory and field experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a practical understanding of environmental interrelationships and of contemporary environmental issues.

    Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: BIO 140 .
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 143 - Field Biology Minicourse


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

    This course introduces the biological and physical components of a field environment. Emphasis is placed on a local field environment with extended field trips to other areas. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the biological and physical components of the specific biological environment.

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

    BIO 145 - Ecology


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

    This course provides an introduction to ecological concepts using an ecosystems approach. Topics include energy flow, nutrient cycling, succession, population dynamics, community structure, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of basic ecosystem structure and dynamics.

    Prerequisites: Take BIO 111 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 146 - Regional Natural History


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

    This course is an interdisciplinary and historical analysis of the natural resources of the region. Emphasis is placed on geology, climate, forest systems, watersheds, water resources, and fish and wildlife resources of the region. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of the natural history and the integration of the natural resources of the region.

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

    BIO 155 - Nutrition


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

    This course covers the biochemistry of foods and nutrients with consideration of the physiological effects of specialized diets for specific biological needs. Topics include cultural, religious, and economic factors that influence a person’s acceptance of food, as well as nutrient requirements of the various life stages. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the functions and sources of nutrients, the mechanisms of digestion, and the nutritional requirements of all age groups.

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

    BIO 163 - Basic Anat & Physiology


    (Coll/Tran)
    Class Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 2
    Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
    Credit Hours: 5

    This course provides a basic study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include a basic study of the body systems as well as an introduction to homeostasis, cells, tissues, nutrition, acid-base balance, and electrolytes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 ; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 168 - Anatomy and Physiology I


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

    This course provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include body organization, homeostasis, cytology, histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems and special senses. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships. Successful completion of high school chemistry (C), or a higher level chemistry course is recommended prior to taking BIO 168.

    Prerequisites: DMA 010 , DMA 020 , DMA 030 , DMA 040 ; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test scores. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 169 - Anatomy and Physiology II


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

    This course provides a continuation of the comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems as well as metabolism, nutrition, acid-base balance, and fluid and electrolyte balance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships.

    Prerequisites: BIO 168  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 175 - General Microbiology


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

    This course covers principles of microbiology with emphasis on microorganisms and human disease. Topics include an overview of microbiology and aspects of medical microbiology, identification and control of pathogens, disease transmission, host resistance, and immunity. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of microorganisms and the disease process as well as aseptic and sterile techniques.

    Prerequisites: BIO 111  or BIO 163  or BIO 168  (must pass with a grade of C or higher). Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 224 - Local Flora Spring


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

    This course provides an introduction to the identification of native plants. Emphasis is placed on spring wild flowers. Upon completion, students should be able to identify a variety of spring wild flowers and native plants.

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

    BIO 230 - Entomology


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

    This course covers the biology of insects. Topics include harmful and beneficial insects, their identification, classification, life cycles, behavior, distribution, economic importance, and the methods involved in collection and preservation. Upon completion, students should be able to identify common insects and describe their biology and ecology.

    Prerequisites: BIO 112  must pass with a grade of C or higher. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 250 - Genetics


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

    This course covers principles of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell genetics. Emphasis is placed on the molecular basis of heredity, chromosome structure, patterns of Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance, evolution, and biotechnological applications. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and describe genetic phenomena and demonstrate knowledge of important genetic principles.

    Prerequisites: BIO 112 . Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 275 - Microbiology


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

    This course covers principles of microbiology and the impact these organisms have on man and the environment. Topics include the various groups of microorganisms, their structure, physiology, genetics, microbial pathogenicity, infectious diseases, immunology, and selected practical applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills including microscopy, aseptic technique, staining, culture methods, and identification of microorganisms.

    Prerequisites: BIO 112  or BIO 163  or BIO 168  (must pass with a grade of C or higher). Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S, On demand)
  
  •  

    BIO 280 - Biotechnology


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

    This course provides experience in selected laboratory procedures. Topics include proper laboratory techniques in biology and chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to identify laboratory techniques and instrumentation in basic biotechnology.

    Prerequisites: BIO 111  or CHM 151  (must pass with a grade of C or higher). Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (On demand)
  
  •  

    BPR 111 - Print Reading


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

    This course introduces the basic principles of print reading. Topics include line types, orthographic projections, dimensioning methods, and notes. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret basic prints and visualize the features of a part or system.

    Prerequisites: DRE 097  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
    When Offered: (F, S)
 

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