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Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 085 Improving Study Skills 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2004

This course is designed to improve academic study skills and introduce resources that will complement developmental courses and engender success in college-level courses. Topics include basic study skills, memory techniques, note-taking strategies, test-taking techniques, library skills, personal improvement strategies, goal setting, and learning resources. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the techniques learned to improve performance in college-level classes. Using web based learning modules: students will be able to increase essential skill sets required for health technology programs.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: 1997

This course provides an orientation to the campus resources and academic skills necessary to achieve educational objectives. Emphasis is placed on an exploration of facilities and services, study skills, library skills, self-assessment, wellness, goal-setting, and critical thinking. Upon completion, students should be able to manage their learning experiences to successfully meet educational goals.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACA 122 College Transfer Success Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2021
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.

Competencies
1. Develop a strategic plan for completing community college academic goals, including certificates, diplomas, and/or associate degrees.
2. Develop a strategic plan for transferring to a university and preparing for a new career.
3. Identify the rights and responsibilities of transfer students under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA), including Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) designated courses, the Transfer Assured Admissions Policy (TAAP), and the CAA appeals process.
4. Evaluate learning strategies, including note-taking, test-taking, information processing, time management, and memorization techniques, and identify strategies for improvement.
5. Identify essential college resources, including financial aid, advising, registration, tutoring, library services, computer labs, and counseling services and recognize the importance of these resources on student success.
6. Identify essential college policies and procedures, including academic integrity such as avoiding plagiarism; calculating a GPA, and maintaining satisfactory academic progress for financial aid eligibility and/or good academic standing.

2014FA - New Course Version (S24018)

2021FA - New Course Version (S25621)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

This course introduces business decision-making 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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, DMA 010 – DMA 030, ENG 002, MAT 003


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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 decisionmaking. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 149 Intro to ACC Spreadsheets Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ACC 115 or ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2018

This course provides a working knowledge of computer spreadsheets and their use in accounting. Topics include pre-programmed problems, model-building problems, beginning-level macros, graphics, and what-if analysis enhancements of template problems. Upon completion, students should be able to use a computer spreadsheet to complete many of the tasks required in accounting.

2018FA - New Course (S24973)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ACC 115 or ACC 120 and CIS 110 Local Requirement or CIS 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2018

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 accurately solve accounting problems.

2018FA – New Course Version (S24974)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 210 Enterprise Risk Management Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2017

This course introduces enterprise risk management as it applies to accounting and finance. Topics include risk recognition, assessment, risk analysis, internal controls, and risk management plans. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the daily managerial and organizational requirements of enterprise risk management in written and oral format.

2018FA - New Course (S24964)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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 extensive analysis 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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 221 Intermediate Acct II Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ACC 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a continuation of ACC 220. Emphasis is placed on special problems that may include leases, bonds, investments, ratio analysis, 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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 225 Cost Accounting Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 121
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 226 Advanced Managerial Accounting Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 121 and ACC 225 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

This course is designed to develop an appreciation for the uses of cost information in the administration and control of business organizations. Emphasis is placed on how accounting data can be interpreted and used by management in planning and controlling business activities. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret cost information and present this information in a form that is usable by management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 250 Advanced Accounting Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

This course is designed to analyze special accounting issues, which may include business combinations, partnerships, international accounting, estates and trusts. Emphasis is placed on analyzing transactions and preparing working papers and financial statements. Upon completion, students should be able to solve a wide variety of problems by advanced application of accounting principles and procedures.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 269 Auditing & Assurance Services Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2003

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 the engagement methodology.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 270 International Accounting Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2005

This course includes identifying, recording, and interpreting financial information for accounting systems used in different countries. Topics include currency exchange rates, methods of setting and selecting transfer prices, practices used to account for rates of inflation, and major types of taxes. Upon completion, students should be able to describe accounting systems and their impacts on different currencies and demonstrate a basic knowledge of international accounting. This course is a unique concentration requirement in the International Business Concentration in the Business Administration program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ACC 279 Advanced Auditing Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 269
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides advanced experience in the process of conducting audits and investigations. Emphasis is placed on statistical sampling, analysis, audit program development, professional responsibilities and the reporting function. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency through completion of audit simulations and/or integrated audit cases.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 110 Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Identify and explain the theory, operating principle, and components of the refrigeration cycle.
·3. Identify tools, materials, and equipment used in the refrigeration industry.
·4. Evacuate, charge, recover, and safely operate a basic refrigeration /cooling system in accordance with EPA regulations.
·5. Demonstrate refrigeration piping and soldering techniques.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23419)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Be able to use electrical test instruments.
·3. Demonstrate knowledge of electricity as applied to heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration machines.
·4. Identify the various electrical components used in HVAC equipment and explain their operation.
·5. Use Ohm's Law to calculate the current, voltage, and resistance in a circuit.
·6. Draw and interpret wiring schematics for installation and troubleshooting.
·7. Follow systematic troubleshooting procedure to diagnose electrical problems and control circuit problems.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23420)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 112 Heating Technology 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Use industry terminology to describe principles for oil, gas, and electric warm air heating systems.
·3. Identify the major components of oil, gas, and electric heating systems.
·4. Install and start-up warm air heating systems.
·5. Identify various types of energy sources used in heating and describe the individual characteristics of each.
·6. Describe service procedures for heating systems.
·7. Use tools and instruments necessary to troubleshoot and test system efficiency.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23421)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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 psychrometrics, manufacturer specifications, and test instruments to determine proper system operation.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Evaluate system operation using psychometrics, manufacturer specifications, and test instruments.
·3. Demonstrate methods of installing, testing, maintaining, and repairing comfort cooling systems.
·4. Demonstrate use of test equipment and interpretation of test equipment results.
·5. Identify refrigerants used in residential and light commercial comfort cooling systems and demonstrate the proper procedures for handling these refrigerants.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23422)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: AHR 110 or AHR 113
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Diagram refrigerant flow through a heat pump in both the heating and cooling mode identifying refrigerant conditions and pressures.
·3. Explain the defrost cycle for air-to-air heat pumps.
·4. Identify and troubleshoot electrical control system components for heat pumps.
·5. Identify and troubleshoot refrigeration system components for heat pumps.
·6. Identify and describe the different types of heat pumps in relation to their source of heat.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23423)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 115 Refrigeration Systems Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: AHR 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces refrigeration systems and applications. Topics include defrost methods, safety and operational control, refrigerant piping, refrigerant recovery and charging, and leak testing. Upon completion, students should be able to assist in installing and testing refrigeration systems and perform simple repairs.

2015FA - New Course (S14137)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 120 HVACR Maintenance 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic principles of industrial air conditioning and heating systems. Emphasis is placed on preventive maintenance procedures for heating and cooling equipment and related components. Upon completion, students should be able to perform routine preventive maintenance tasks, maintain records, and assist in routine equipment repairs.

2020FA - New Course (S13153)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 125 HVACR Electronics Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: AHR 111 or ELC 111 or ELC 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the common electronic control components in HVACR systems. Emphasis is placed on identifying electronic components and their functions in HVACR systems and motor-driven control circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to identify components, describe control circuitry and functions, and use test instruments to measure electronic circuit values and identify malfunctions.

2015FA - New Course (S23272)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 180 HVACR Customer Relations 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.

2020FA - New Course (S12067)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 213 HVACR Building Code 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013
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.
Competencies
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Apply the mechanical, gas, and energy code of North Carolina for designing, installing, maintaining and servicing HVACR systems.
2. Define terms and abbreviations using codes applicable to the HVACR trade.
3. Analyze information to conform to North Carolina mechanical, gas, and energy code.
4. Describe sources of authority and methods of enforcement.

2015FA - New Course (S23447)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 235 Refrigeration Design Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: AHR 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the principles of commercial refrigeration system operation and design. Topics include walk-in coolers, walk-in freezers, system components, load calculations, equipment selection, defrost systems, refrigerant line sizing, and electric controls. Upon completion, students should be able to design, adjust, and perform routine service procedures on a commercial refrigeration system.

2020FA - New Course (S11228)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AHR 255 Indoor Air Quality 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the techniques of assessing and maintaining the quality of the indoor environment in residential and commercial structures. Topics include handling and investigating complaints, filter selection, humidity control, testing for sources of carbon monoxide, impact of mechanical ventilation, and building and duct pressures. Upon completion, students should be able to assist in investigating and solving common indoor air quality problems.

2015FA - New Course (S10297)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 111 Intro to Arch Technology 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces basic architectural drafting techniques, lettering, use of architectural and engineer scales and sketching. Topics include orthographic, axonometric and oblique drawing techniques using architectural plans, elevations, sections and details; reprographic techniques; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and print scaled drawings within minimum architectural standards. Additionally, this course will include topics related to sketching techniques.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 112 Constr Matls & Methods 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces construction materials and methodologies. Topics include construction terminology, traditional and alternative materials and their properties, manufacturing processes, construction techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to detail construction assemblies and identify construction materials and properties.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1.Identify construction methods.
·2.Identify traditional and sustainable construction materials and their properties.
·3.Describe basic construction sequences for residential and commercial applications.
·4.Demonstrate an understanding of construction related terminology.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23271)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 113 Residential Arch Tech Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: ARC 112
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers intermediate residential working drawings. Topics include residential plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of residential working drawings that are within accepted architectural standards. Additionally, this course will include topics related to residential design and planning principles.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course introduces basic architectural CAD techniques. Topics include basic commands and system hardware and software. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and plot architectural drawings to scale within accepted architectural standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 131 Building Codes Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 112 or CAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers the methods of researching building codes for specific projects. Topics include residential and commercial building codes. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the code constraints governing construction projects.  Additionally, this course will include topics related to land and development and zoning ordinances.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23274)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 132 Specifications and Contracts Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ARC 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the development of written specifications and the implications of different contractual arrangements. Topics include specification development, contracts, bidding material research, and agency responsibilities. Upon completion, students should be able to write a specification section and demonstrate the ability to interpret contractual responsibilities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 133 Construction Doc Analysis 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the analysis of building construction drawings. Emphasis is placed on material identification, understanding construction details, and the relationships of building structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze a set of construction drawings by identifying building construction materials and understanding construction details and engineering systems.

2017FA - New Course (S12556)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 141 Elem Structures for Arch Requisite(s) 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: Take one set: Set 1: ARC 111 and MAT 121 or Set 2: ARC 111 and MAT 171
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course covers concepts of elementary structures in architecture. Topics include structural form, statics, strength of materials, structural behavior, and the relationship between structures and architectural form. Upon completion, students should be able to size simple structural elements.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23948)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 210 Intro to Sustain Design Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2008

This course introduces concepts and principles related to sustainable site development and architectural design. Topics include low impact and sustainable site development, water efficiency, energy efficiency, material and resource management, indoor environmental quality, and return on investment. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate and integrate sustainable design principles into site and architectural design.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 211 Light Constr Technology Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: ARC 112
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers working drawings for light construction. Topics include plans, elevations, sections and details; schedules; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of working drawings which are within accepted architectural standards. Students will also visit construction sites to view the relationship between the drawn and built environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 212 Commercial Constr Tech Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111 and ARC 221 Local Requirement
Corequisites: ARC 112
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course introduces regional construction techniques for commercial plans, elevations, sections and details. Topics include production of a set of commercial contract documents and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of working drawings in accordance with building codes. Students will also visit construction sites to view the relationship between the drawn and built environment.

2020FA - New Local Prereq: Add ARC 221


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 213 Design Project Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ARC 111 and ARC 112 and ARC 114 and ARC 221 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course provides the opportunity to design and prepare a set of contract documents within an architectural setting. Topics include schematic design, design development, construction documents and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of commercial contract documents.

2020FA - New Local Prereq: Add ARC 221


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 221 Architectural 3-D CAD Requisite(s) 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 114
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces architectural three-dimensional CAD applications. Topics include three-dimensional drawing, coordinate systems, viewing, rendering, modeling and output options. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare architectural threedimensional drawings and renderings. Additionally, students will make a simple animation and explore other computer presentation processes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 225 Architectural BIM I Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ARC 114 Local Requirement and BPR 130 Local Requirement
Corequisites: ARC 221 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 2013

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of Building Information Modeling (BIM) as a construction documentation system. Topics include basic parametric modeling, creating new types and families of components, and using 3D models to create design drawings. Upon competition, students should be able to use BIM software to create, edit, and print rudimentary architectural 3D computer models.

2017FA - New Course (S23627)

2021FA - New Local Prereqs: ARC 114 and BPR 130

2021FA - New Local Coreq: ARC 221



Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 225A Architectural BIM I Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ARC 225
Effective Term: Summer 2013

This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance architectural BIM skills. Emphasis is placed on further development of basic parametric modeling, creating new types and families of components. Upon competition, students should be able to use BIM software to create, edit, and print rudimentary architectural 3D computer models.

2017FA - New Course (S23629)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 226 Architectural BIM II Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ARC 225
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2013

This course covers advanced concepts of Building Information Modeling (BIM) including complex drawing generation and inter-disciplinary collaboration. Topics include advanced parametric modeling and model analysis, inter-disciplinary coordination, design web format models, material take-off, schedules, and rendering. Upon completion, students should be able to apply BIM software to create full 3D project models and convert them to scaled working or presentation drawings.

2017FA - New Course (S23630)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 226A Architectural BIM II Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: ARC 225
Corequisites: ARC 226
Effective Term: Summer 2013

This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance advanced architectural BIM skills. Emphasis is placed on further development of advanced parametric modeling and model analysis, inter-disciplinary coordination, design web format models, material take-off, schedules, and rendering. Upon completion, students should be able to apply BIM software to create full 3D project models and convert them to scaled working or presentation drawings.

2017FA - New Course (S23631)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 230 Environmental Systems Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: Take one set: Set 1: ARC 111 and MAT 121 or Set 2: ARC 111 and MAT 171
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course introduces plumbing, mechanical (HVAC), and electrical systems for the architectural environment. Topics include basic plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems for residential and/ or commercial buildings with an introduction to selected code requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to develop schematic drawings for plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems and perform related calculations.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23949)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 231 Arch Presentations Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: ARC 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces architectural presentation techniques. Topics include perspective drawing, shadow projection, texturization, rendered plans, elevations and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to present ideas graphically and do rendered presentation drawings. Additionally, students will incorporate computer technology into the presentation process.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 235 Architectural Portfolio 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the methodology for the creation of an architectural portfolio. Topics include preparation of marketing materials and a presentation strategy using conventional and/or digital design media. Upon completion, students should be able to produce an architectural portfolio of selected projects. Additionally, this course will include topics related to resume and job interview preparation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 240 Site Planning Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111 or LAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 1998

This course introduces the principles of site planning, grading plans and earthwork calculations. Topics include site analysis, site work, site utilities, cut and fill, soil erosion control and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare site development plans and details and perform cut and fill calculations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ARC 250 Survey of Architecture 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the historical trends in architectural form. Topics include historical and current trends in architecture. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of significant historical and current architectural styles.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 111 Art Appreciation (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 114 Art History Survey I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2014FA - New Course (S10200)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2017FA –Added Local Prereq: DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 115 Art History Survey II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2014FA - New Course (S10149)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2017FA –Added Local Prereq: DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 121 Two-Dimensional Design Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 122 Three-Dimensional Design Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2012

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 131 Drawing I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

2014FA - Local Prereq DEA 111 Removed


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 132 Drawing II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 171 Digital Design I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2019

This course is designed to introduce students to the elements and principles of design through the use of digital software. Emphasis is placed on developing composition and design skills using vector, raster, and time-based media. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and use tools in digital software, understand and utilize digital and artistic vocabulary, and employ the principles and elements of design to create artwork using digital means.
 

2019FA - Revised Local Prereqs: Delete ART 131 and ART 135

2020FA – New Course Version (S25231)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 215 Visual Art Portfolio Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2018

This course covers the organization of a comprehensive body of work designed to showcase the visual artist's competencies in selected media and is intended for college transfer or professional advancement. Emphasis includes preparation for gallery exhibition, creation of a digital portfolio, and development of materials associated with best practices for showcasing artistic works, skills, and experience. Upon completion, students should be able to display a professional arrangement of work designed for entry into an advanced visual arts program, application for employment, or presentation to juried gallery exhibitions. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2019FA - New Course (S25161)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 240 Painting I (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 241 Painting II 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1997

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 242 Landscape Painting 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1997

This course introduces and practices the skills and techniques of open-air painting. Emphasis is placed on techniques of painting summer foliage, skies, and mountains, and the elements of aerial perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to complete an open-air landscape painting employing brush, knife, scumbling, and glazing techniques. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 244 Watercolor Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces basic methods and techniques used in watercolor. Emphasis is placed on application, materials, content, and individual expression. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a variety of traditional and nontraditional concepts used in watercolor media. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2016FA - New Course (S11425)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 264 Digital Photography I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course

2017FA – New Course Version (S24622)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 265 Digital Photography II 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: ART 264
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course provides exploration of the concepts and processes of photo manipulation through complex composite images, special effects, color balancing and image/text integration. Emphasis is placed on creating a personal vision and style. Upon completion, students should be able to produce well-executed images using a variety of photographic and photo manipulative approaches. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ART 281 Sculpture I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

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 variety of sculptural approaches. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ATR 112 Intro to Automation 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 128 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ATR 212 Industrial Robots 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 128 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ATT 125 Hybrid-Electric Trans Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers the theory and operation of hybrid-electric drive vehicles. Topics include maintenance, diagnostics, repair and safety procedures for electrically propelled and hybrid vehicles. Upon completion, students should be able to perform diagnostics, maintenance and repair hybrid-electric drive vehicles.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the proper procedures for using automotive refinishing equipment and materials in surface preparation and application. Topics include federal, state and local regulations, personal safety, refinishing equipment and materials, surface preparation, masking, application techniques and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and use proper equipment and materials in refinishing following accepted industry standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 112 Painting & Refinishing II Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AUB 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers advanced painting techniques and technologies with an emphasis on identifying problems encountered by the refinishing technician. Topics include materials application, color matching, correction of refinishing problems and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform spot, panel and overall refinishing repairs and identify and correct refinish problems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 114 Special Finishes Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: AUB 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces multistage finishes, custom painting and protective coatings. Topics include base coats, advanced intermediate coats, clear coats and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply specialized finishes based on accepted industry standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces safety, tools and the basic fundamentals of body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair minor direct and indirect damage including removal/repairing/replacing of body panels to accepted standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AUB 121 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers safety, tools and advanced body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, advanced repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, movable glass and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair or replace direct and indirect damage to accepted standards including movable glass and hardware.

2022FA - New Local Prereq: AUB 121


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 131 Structural Damage I Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: TRN 180 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces safety, equipment, structural damage analysis and damage repairs. Topics include shop safety, design and construction, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, repair techniques and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs to a vehicle which has received light/moderate structural damage.

2022FA - New Local Coreq: TRN 180


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 132 Structural Damage II Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AUB 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an in-depth study of structural damage analysis and repairs to vehicles that have received moderate to heavy structural damage. Topics include shop safety, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, advanced repair techniques, structural component replacement and alignment and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs according to industry standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers safety, plastic and adhesive identification and the various repair methods of automotive plastic components. Topics include safety, identification, preparation, material selection and the various repair procedures including refinishing. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, remove, repair and/or replace automotive plastic components in accordance with industry standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 141 Mech & Elec Components I Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: TRN 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the basic principles of automotive mechanical and electrical components. Topics include personal and environmental safety and suspension and steering, electrical, brake, heating and air-conditioning, cooling, drive train, and restraint systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify system components and perform basic system diagnostic checks and/or repairs according to industry standards.

2012FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the methods and procedures used in automotive detailing facilities. Topics include safety, engine, interior and trunk compartment detailing, buffing/polishing exterior surfaces, and cleaning and reconditioning exterior trim, fabrics and surfaces. Upon completion, students should be able to improve the overall appearance of a vehicle.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a comprehensive study of autobody estimating. Topics include collision damage analysis, industry regulations, flatrate and estimated time and collision estimating manuals. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and interpret a damage report.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUC 112 Auto Custom Fabrication Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: TRN 180 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2006

This course covers modifications of existing vehicle components, as well as fabrication of new vehicle components. Emphasis is placed on basic customizing techniques used on factory original parts, as well as fabrication of custom components using machining processes and customizing techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to modify existing factory components and create custom-fabricated components using auto customizing techniques.

2012FA New Course (S21524)

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: TRN 180


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUC 285 Auto Custom Design Proj Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: TRN 180 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2011

This course provides the opportunity to design and construct an instructor-approved project. Emphasis is placed on selection, proposal, design construction, testing, and documentation of the approved project. Upon completion, students should be able to present and demonstrate an operational project.

2012FA - New Course (S23024)

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: TRN 180


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 113 Automotive Servicing I 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 116
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: TRN 120 Local Requirement
Corequisites: AUT 141A Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163

2012FA New Local Coreq: AUT 141A

2016FA Local Prereqs revised from AUT 161, AUT 163 to TRN 120


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 141
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 151 Brake Systems Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: TRN 120 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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.
This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163 

2016FA Local Prereqs revised from AUT 161, AUT 163 to TRN 120


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUT 151
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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.

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 163 Adv Auto Electricity Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: TRN 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2014FA - New Course Version (S23604)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 181 Engine Performance I Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: TRN 120 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 163

2016FA Local Prereqs revised from AUT 161, AUT 163 to TRN 120


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 181A Engine Performance 1 Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to coop 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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: AUT 181
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 213 Automotive Servicing 2 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 221 Auto Transm/Transaxles Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 221A Auto Transm/Transax Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 231 Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: AUT 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

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. This course is restricted to students in the Automotive Systems Technology program of study ONLY!

2012FA New Local Prereq: AUT 161 and AUT 163


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AUT 231A Man Trans/Ax Drtrians Lab Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AVI 110 Aviation Maintenance-Gen. 10 15 0 15
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course introduces general subjects related to all aspects of aircraft maintenance. Topics include mechanic privileges/limitations; math and physics; basic electricity; aircraft drawings; maintenance forms; fluid lines/fittings; weight and balance; corrosion control; and ground operations. Upon completion, students should be prepared to pass the FAA knowledge, oral, and practical exams for the general portion of the mechanic's certificate with either the airframe or powerplant ratings.

2020FA - New Course (S13527)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AVI 120 Airframe Maintenance I Requisite(s) 6 18 0 12
Prerequisites: AVI 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers airframe structures, systems, and components with an emphasis on the different types of aircraft construction and repair methods. Topics include aircraft non-metallic (composite), sheet metal, and wood structures; welding; covering and finishes (dope and fabric); assembly and rigging; and communication and navigation systems. Students should gain the knowledge and skills in these areas to prepare them for the airframe rating for the FAA mechanic's certificate.

2020FA - New Course (S13525)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AVI 130 Airframe Maintenance II Requisite(s) 6 9 0 9
Prerequisites: AVI 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course deals entirely with airframe systems and components. Topics include aircraft electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, landing gear, position, warning, and fuel systems. Upon completion of the course, the student should be prepared to pass the applicable portions of the knowledge, oral, and practical tests of the airframe rating for the FAA mechanic's certificate.

2020FA - New Course (S14105)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AVI 230 Airframe Maintenance III Requisite(s) 4 9 0 7
Prerequisites: AVI 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

In this final course of the airframe series, the emphasis is on systems and components, culminating with the airframe inspection portion of the course. In addition to the inspection aspects, instrument, cabin environmental control, fire protection, and ice and rain control systems are covered. The student should be prepared to take the applicable portions of the written, oral, and practical examination for the airframe rating on the FAA mechanic's certificate.

2020FA - New Course (S13720)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AVI 240 Powerplant Maintenance I Requisite(s) 3 9 0 6
Prerequisites: AVI 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This first course in the powerplant series covers theoretical and practical aspects of the two major types of aircraft propulsion systems, piston and jet engines. Auxiliary power units are also covered, including their relationship to the systems they operate. Upon completion, the student should be knowledgeable of aircraft engines to include maintenance and operation at the level required by the FAA to qualify for a powerplant rating on a mechanic's certificate.

2020FA - New Course (S12965)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AVI 250 Powerplant Maintenance II Requisite(s) 10 15 0 15
Prerequisites: AVI 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course emphasizes engine systems and components. Topics include engine instruments and fire protection, electrical, lubrication, fuel, ignition, starting, and fuel metering systems. Students completing this course should be capable of passing appropriate portions of the FAA knowledge, oral, and practical tests for the powerplant rating.

2020FA - New Course (S11253)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
AVI 260 Powerplant Maint. III Requisite(s) 5 12 0 9
Prerequisites: AVI 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This final course of the powerplant series covers engine systems and components; propellers and unducted fans; and induction, airflow, cooling, exhaust, and reverser systems. The course culminates with engine inspections. The student should be prepared to pass the applicable portions of the knowledge, oral, and practical exams for the powerplant rating at the completion of this course.

2020FA - New Course (S12070)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BAF 143 Financial Planning 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the perspectives, principles, and practices of financial planning. Topics include investment, retirement, tax, and estate planning. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the process that looks at a customer’s financial picture and recommend strategies to achieve the customer’s objectives.

2014FA - New Local Prereq: DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA –DRE 098, DMA 030 Removed

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002 and MAT 003


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 110 Principles of Biology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course provides a survey of fundamental biological principles for non-science majors. Emphasis is placed on basic chemistry, cell biology, metabolism, genetics, evolution, ecology, diversity, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate increased knowledge and better understanding of biology as it applies to everyday life. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Natural Science.

Some sections of this course may be recognized for Global Distinction. Please contact your advisor for assistance.

2014FA- New Course Version (S24019)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2016FA - Identified Course as Global Distinction

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 111 General Biology I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course introduces the principles and concepts of biology. Emphasis is placed on basic biological chemistry, molecular and cellular biology, metabolism and energy transformation, genetics, evolution, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of life at the molecular and cellular levels. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Natural Science.

2014FA - New Course Version (S24020)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 112 General Biology II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course is a continuation of BIO 111. Emphasis is placed on organisms, evolution, 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. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Natural Science.

2014FA - New Course Version (S24021)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 140 Environmental Biology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: BIO 140A Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/ mathematics.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098 and ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: BIO 140
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098 and ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 155 Nutrition (Global) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 163 Basic Anat & Physiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 4 2 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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, acidbase 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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/ or elective course requirement. For students who have not had high school chemistry and anatomy and physiology, it is strongly recommended that they take an introductory science course or CHM 090 prior to enrolling in this course.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2017FA - Local 4th sentence revised

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. Students must obtain a minimum grade of C before progressing to BIO 169.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2017FA - Added Minimum Grade C

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. Students must have completed BIO 168 with a minimum grade of C prior to taking this course.

2017FA - Added statement: BIO 168 Minimum Grade C


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 175 General Microbiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 111 or BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2004

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 250 Genetics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 271 Pathophysiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 163 or BIO 166 or BIO 169
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an in-depth study of human pathological processes and their effects on homeostasis. Emphasis is placed on interrelationships among organ systems in deviations from homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of pathophysiology. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BIO 275 Microbiology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 111 or BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2010

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 111 Intro to Biomed Field (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2011

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of the health care delivery system. Topics include hospital organization and structure, BMET duties and responsibilities, and the professional and social interrelationships between services. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of hospital organization as related to BMET duties.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 112 Hospital Safety & Standards (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers national, state, and local standards pertaining to hospital safety. Topics include electrical safety, gas safety, SMDA reporting, and JCAHO and FPA compliance. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct PM and safety inspections in compliance with safety regulations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 120 Biomedical Anatomy & Phy (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a basic study of human anatomy and physiology with emphasis on biomonitoring of body systems. Topics include homeostasis; cells and tissues; and the structure, function, and monitoring of body systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the structure, function, and biomedical monitoring of human body systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 211 Biomedical Measurements (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the human-instrument system and problems encountered in attempting to obtain measurements from a living body. Topics include electrodes, transducers, instrumentation, amplifiers, electrocardiographs, monitors, recorders, defibrillators, ESU units, and related equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 212 BMET Instrumentation I (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 3 6 0 6
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course covers theory of operation, circuit analysis, troubleshooting techniques, and medical applications for a variety of instruments and devices. Topics include electrodes, transducers, instrumentation amplifiers, electrocardiographs, monitors, recorders, defibrillators, ESU units, and related equipment used in clinical laboratories, intensive care units, and research facilities. Upon completion, students should be able to calibrate, troubleshoot, repair, and certify that instrumentation meets manufacturer’s original specifications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 213 BMET Instrumentation II (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: BMT 212
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued study of theory of operation, circuit analysis, troubleshooting techniques, and medical applications for a variety of instruments and devices. Topics include instruments found in clinical laboratories, intensive care units, and research facilities. Upon completion, students should be able to repair, calibrate, and certify that instrumentation meets manufacturers’ original specifications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 223 Imaging Tech/Laser Fund (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers techniques associated with X-Ray, CT Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and ultrasound, along with fundamental concepts and applications of medical lasers. Topics include radiation interaction with matter, X-Ray emissions, beam restricting devices, laser energy generation, and laser usage in surgery and other related medical procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the operation of imaging devices, evaluate, calibrate, align, and provide safety instruction in usage of medical lasers.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BMT 225 Biomed Troubleshooting (Not offered at Forsyth Tech) Instructional Service Agreement 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course is designed to provide students with basic problem solving skills, and to track down and identify problems frequently encountered with medical instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on developing logical troubleshooting techniques using technical manuals, flowcharts, and schematics, to diagnose equipment faults. Upon completion, students should be able to logically diagnose and isolate faults, and perform repairs to meet manufacturer specifications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPR 111 Print Reading 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

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.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Interpret symbols, abbreviations, and line types.
·2. Identify and describe types of projection and use of views.
·3. Draw freehand sketches.
·4. Calculate measurements of features.
·5. Identify and interpret dimensioning and tolerancing.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23466)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPR 130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013
This course covers the interpretation of prints and specifications that are associated with design and construction projects. Topics include interpretation of documents for foundations, floor plans, elevations, and related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret construction prints and documents.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1.Identify the different symbols and line types in a set of working drawings.
·2.Correctly measure lines to a specific scale using an architectural or engineering scale.
·3.Demonstrate proficiency in interpreting construction prints in the form of floor plans, elevations, details, schedules, and specifications.
·4.Convert fractional dimensions to decimal dimensions and decimal dimensions to fractional dimensions.
·5.Describe and explain the difference between working drawings and construction drawings.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23383)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 110 Media Evolution 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course introduces media in the United States. Emphasis is placed on industry development, media ethics, governmental oversight, technological advancements, revenue models, and audience shifts and trends. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of regulations, organizational structures, revenue sources, historical development, and on-going operation in media related industries.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 112 Media Writing 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course introduces the principles for writing for media. Emphasis is placed on understanding target audiences and demographics, while shaping the message to meet the specificity of the content platform. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and write copy and scripts according to standard industry formats.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 121 Media Speech Techniques 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course covers basic preparation and speaking performance. Emphasis is placed on proper articulation, pronunciation, rate of delivery, pitch, breathing techniques, inflection, projection, and phrasing for media talent. Upon completion, students should be able demonstrate effective communication to a target audience.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 131 Audio Production I 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course covers the creation, development, production, and presentation of audio programming elements for various formats and platforms. Emphasis is placed on the operation of professional audio equipment, microphones, and recording devices. Upon completion, students should be able to correctly operate audio recording and playback equipment and demonstrate an understanding of the basic components of sound.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 132 Audio Production II Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: BPT 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course is designed to advance the skills learned in BPT 131 Audio Production I and covers creation, development, production, and presentation of audio programming elements for various formats and platforms. Emphasis is placed on the operation of professional audio equipment, microphones, and recording devices. Upon completion, students should be able to correctly operate audio recording and playback equipment and demonstrate an understanding of the basic components of sound.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 135 Audio Performance I 0 4 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course the basics for audio performance and audio content creation. Emphasis is placed on diction, scripting, recording, ad-libbing, microphone techniques, articulation, pronunciation, and presentation of audio broadcasting elements for broadcast and/or other electronic media applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in audio communications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 136 Audio Performance II Requisite(s) 0 4 0 2
Prerequisites: BPT 135
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course is designed to advance skills learned in BPT 135 Audio Performance I and focuses on audio performance and audio content creation. Emphasis is placed on diction, scripting, recording, ad-libbing, microphone techniques, articulation, pronunciation, and presentation of audio broadcasting elements for broadcast and/or other electronic media applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in audio communications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 140 Intro to Media Production 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course introduces the basics of audio and video production. Emphasis is placed on file management, content licensing, editing software, equipment, and aesthetic and technical concepts in audio and video production. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of content file standards and basic project management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 210 Media Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course introduces management roles in media. Emphasis is placed on managerial roles, philosophies, and hierarchical structure in the media industries.Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate understanding of managerial positions, duties, and organization in media.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 215 Industry Career Preparation 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course covers employment trends and job descriptions in media, research, resume development, industry best practices for showcasing competencies in technical skills, and interviewing skills. Emphasis is placed on preparing students for employment in various jobs in media.Upon completion, students should be able to research, analyze, and identify employment opportunties in industry that match skills mastered in the Audio and Video Production Technology Program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 220 Emerging Technologies 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course introduces advancements in technology, equipment, and/or software in the industry. Emphasis is placed on new and emerging content production trends in the audio and video industry. Upon completion, students should be able to adapt and utilize the most current audio and video technology.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 231 Video Production I Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BPT 132 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course is designed to develop technical abilities and a creative eye for producing effective videos. Emphasis is placed on fundamental techniques and aesthetics of planning, shooting, lighting, sound design, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to create professional video productions in a team environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 232 Video Production II Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BPT 231
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course is designed to advance the study of video production learned in BPT 231 Video Production I and is designed to develop technical abilities and a creative eye for producing effective videos. Emphasis is placed on fundamental techniques and aesthetics of planning, shooting, lighting, sound design, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to create professional video productions in a team environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 235 Video Performance I 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course provides hands-on experience in the operation of video equipment. Emphasis is placed on the application of skills through direct participation in the production or distribution of video. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in creating video content.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 236 Video Performance II Requisite(s) 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: BPT 235
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course is designed to advance the skills learned in BPT 235 Video Performance I and provides hands-on experience in the operation of video equipment. Emphasis is placed on the application of skills through direct participation in the production or distribution of video. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in creating video content.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 241 Multimedia Journalism I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course introduces the gathering, writing, delivery, editing, and production of news stories and reports. Emphasis is placed on proper news writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to write news scripts and produce news content.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 255 Computer-Based Production Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: BPT 132 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2023

This course covers editing software for multimedia production. Emphasis is placed on advanced digital editing software and techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate advanced use of motion graphics, typography, image compositing, visual effects, and color correction.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BPT 285 Broadcast Prod Capstone Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: BPT 132 or BPT 232
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course provides an opportunity to complete a broadcast production from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on planning/budgets, production, post-production and distribution. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, produce and distribute a broadcast production.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 150 Bioethics Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ENG 002
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces the current ethics issues surrounding the biotechnology industries. Topics will include risk assessment, the relationships between science, technology, and society, and the effects of new biotechnology products upon the natural world. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and critical thinking skills in decision-making related to bioethical issues.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 181 Basic Lab Techniques 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the basic skills and knowledge necessary in a biological or chemical laboratory. Emphasis is placed on good manufacturing practices, safety, sustainable lab practices, solution preparation, and equipment operation and maintenance following standard operating procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and perform basic laboratory procedures using labware, solutions, and equipment according to prescribed protocols.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate knowledge of safety precautions in the laboratory.
·2. Solve mathematical and statistical problems as they apply to the lab.
·3. Demonstrate the proper operation of standard laboratory equipment.
·4. Demonstrate calibration of both top-loading and analytical balances.
·5. Illustrate a Standard Operating Procedure.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23356)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 270 Recombinant DNA Tech Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: (BTC 181 and BTC 250) or (BTC 181 and BIO 250)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course covers basic methods in biotechnology for the manipulation of nucleic acids. Emphasis is placed on topics concerning techniques used in recombinant DNA technology, including PCR, restriction digests, mapping, cloning, and forensics. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the theory, practice, and application of recombinant DNA techniques.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 281 Bioprocess Techniques Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 181
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers processes used in the production of biomolecules. Emphasis is placed on the production, characterization, and purification of biological products using fermentation, centerfugation, filtration, electrophoresis, and other techniques used in industry. Upon completion, students should be able to produce biological products using the various methods of bioprocessing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 282 Biotech Fermentation I Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 181
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course provides an introduction to fermentor classification and configuration for small-scale laboratory processes utilizing prokaryotic organisms to demonstrate techniques used in fermentation procedures. Topics include batch process records, fermentor design, fermentation theory, and medium formulation, as well as techniques used for cell harvesting, cell disruption and fractionation methods. Upon completion, students should be able to set up a fermentor; grow prokaryotic cells, and isolate and collect various fractions derived from fermentation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 283 Biotech Fermentation II Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 282
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course introduces techniques for recovery of fermentation products to include removal of insoluables, product isolation, high resolutions techniques and product polishing using eukaryotic cells. Topics include filter design, separation processes such as flocculation, coagulation, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, different types of chromatography and emerging technologies for product recovery. Upon completion, students should be able to perform eukaryotic cell cultivation and various separation techniques used in small-scale fermentation with an understanding of scale-up procedures.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 285 Cell Culture Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BIO 110 and BIO 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2024

This course introduces the theory and practices required to successfully initiate and maintain plant or animal cell cultures. Topics include aseptic techniques, the growth environment, routine maintenance of cell cultures, specialized culture techniques, and various applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to grow, maintain, and manipulate cells in culture.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 286 Immunological Techniques Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 285
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the principles and practices of modern immunology, including the interactions between the various cellular and chemical components of the immune response. Topics include antigens, humoral immunity, cellular immunity, complement, immunological assays, and hybridoma use and production. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the immune response, perform immunological assays, and make monoclonal antibody-producing hybridomas.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 288 Biotechnology Lab Experience Requisite(s) 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: BIO 250 and BTC 281 or Set 2: BIO 250 and BTC 285 or Set 3: BIO 250 and BTC 286 or Set 4: BTC 250 and BTC 281 or Set 5: BTC 250 and BTC 285 or Set 6: BTC 250 and BTC 286
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course provides an opportunity to pursue an individual laboratory project in biotechnology. Emphasis is placed on developing, performing, and maintaining records of a project in a specific area of interest. Upon completion, students should be able to complete the project with accurate records and demonstrate an understanding of the process.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Develop biotechnology related project.
·2. Perform appropriate lab experiments.
·3. Maintain appropriate records of lab experiments and their results.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23359)

2019FA - New Course Version (S25181)

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 110 Introduction to Business Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course provides a survey of the business world. Topics include the basic principles and practices of contemporary business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
1. Identify various forms of business organizations.
2. Define business vocabulary.
3. Describe the basics of business ethics.
4. Explain basic management principles.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2015FA - New course version (S24149)

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 115 Business Law I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course introduces the student to the legal and ethical framework of business. Contracts, negotiable instruments, the law of sales, torts, crimes, constitutional law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the court systems are examined. Upon completion the student should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
1. Identify the elements of a contract.
2. Describe the structure of the U.S. court system.
3. Identify laws, conditions and regulations in national and international work environments.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2015FA - New Course Version (S24153)

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 116 Business Law II Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BUS 115
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course includes the study of the legal and ethical framework of business. Business Organizations, property law, intellectual property law, agency and employment law, consumer law, secured transactions, and bankruptcy are examined. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24150)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 137 Principles of Management (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course is designed to be an overview of the major functions of management. Emphasis is placed on planning, organizing, controlling, directing, and communicating. Upon completion, students should be able to work as contributing members of a team utilizing these functions of management. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
1. Explain strategic management in business operations.
2. Define management, quality management, and project management.
3. Identify relevant issues in human resource management.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2015FA - New Course Version (S24151)

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 139 Entrepreneurship I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

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

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 147 Business Insurance 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course surveys the basic concepts of risk management. Topics include principles and applications of health, property, life, and casualty insurance. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate different insurance needs and assist an organization in acquiring adequate insurance coverage.

2014FA - New Local Prereq: DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 152 Human Relations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the concepts of effective human interaction in the business work environment. Topics include effective communication techniques, motivation, ego states, stress, and conflict. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the importance of human relations, apply motivational techniques, and implement strategies for resolving work-related conflicts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 173 Procurement Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2007

This course examines purchasing and materials management including function, organization, quality and quantity considerations, pricing policies, supplier selection, and ethical and legal implications. Topics include purchasing procedures, value analysis, inventory control, logistics, capital equipment, budgets, and institutional and governmental purchasing practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and techniques of purchasing and materials management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 217 Employment Law and Regs 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course introduces the principle laws and regulations affecting public and private organizations and their employees or prospective employees. Topics include fair employment practices, EEO, affirmative action, and employee rights and protections. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate organization policy for compliance and assure that decisions are not contrary to law.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
1. Define fair employment practices, EEO, affirmative action.
2. Identify employee rights and protections.
3. Evaluate organization policy for compliance.
4. Evaluate decisions to assure they are not contrary to law.

2012FA New Course

2015FA - New Course Version (S24154)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 225 Business Finance Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an overview of business financial management. Emphasis is placed on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply the principles of financial management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 230 Small Business Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 231 Computerized Inventory Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120 and CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an overview of inventory procedures as related to management decisions. Emphasis is placed on general terms, methods, techniques, and computer applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply inventory principles and processes in the workplace.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 234 Training and Development 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course covers developing, conducting, and evaluating employee training with attention to adult learning principles. Emphasis is placed on conducting a needs assessment, using various instructional approaches, designing the learning environment, and locating learning resources. Upon completion, students should be able to design, conduct, and evaluate a training program.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
1. Design, conduct, and evaluate a training program.
2. Define the steps for conducting a needs assessment.
3. Identify instructional approaches.
4. Design a learning environment.

2012FA New Course

2015FA - New Course Version (S24155)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 239 Bus Applications Seminar Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ACC 120, BUS 115, BUS 137, MKT 120, and (ECO 151, ECO 251 or ECO 252)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is designed as a capstone course for Business Administration majors. Emphasis is placed on decision making in the areas of management, marketing, production, purchasing, and finance. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the techniques, processes, and vital professional skills needed in the work place.

2013FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 245 Entrepreneurship II Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BUS 139
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the impact of different management practices and leadership styles on worker satisfaction and morale, organizational effectiveness, productivity, and profitability. Topics include a discussion of formal and informal organizations, group dynamics, motivation, and managing conflict and change. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze different types of interpersonal situations and determine an appropriate course of action.

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002

RISE Initiative: Remove all DMAs and DREs from requisites

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 257 Testing and Assessment 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course presents the tools and techniques human resource managers use for selection, advancement, research, and evaluation. Emphasis is placed on using valid and reliable testing methods, attitude surveys, performance appraisal instruments, and decision-making tools. Upon completion, students should be able to use the methods covered in the course to collect and analyze information for management decision making.

2012FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BUS 260 Business Communication Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 110 or ENG 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2014

This course is designed to develop skills in writing business communications. Emphasis is placed on business reports, correspondence, and professional presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively in the work place.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23621)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course introduces the student to the carpentry trade. Topics include duties of a carpenter, hand and power tools, building materials, construction methods, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to identify hand and power tools, common building materials, and basic construction methods.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3 15 0 8
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course introduces the theory and construction methods associated with the building industry, including framing, materials, tools and equipment. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundations, construction framing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely lay out and perform basic framing skills with supervision.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 112 Carpentry II Requisite(s) 3 15 0 8
Prerequisites: CAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1999

This course covers the advanced theory and construction methods associated with the building industry including framing and exterior finishes. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, measurement and layout, construction framing, exterior trim and finish, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely frame and apply exterior finishes to a residential building with supervision.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 113 Carpentry III Requisite(s) 3 9 0 6
Prerequisites: CAR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers interior trim and finishes. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, measurement and layout, specialty framing, interior trim and finishes, cabinetry, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely install various interior trim and finishes in a residential building with supervision.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 114 Residential Bldg Codes 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers building codes and the requirements of state and local construction regulations. Emphasis is placed on the minimum requirements of the North Carolina building codes related to residential structures. Upon completion, students should be able to determine if a structure is in compliance with North Carolina building codes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAR 115 Res Planning/Estimating Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BPR 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers project planning, management, and estimating for residential or light commercial buildings. Topics include planning and scheduling, interpretation of working drawings and specifications, estimating practices, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform quantity take-offs and cost estimates.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 210 CT Physics & Equipment 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the system operations and components, image processing and display, image quality, and artifacts in computed tomography. Emphasis is placed on the data acquisition components, tissue attenuation conversions, image manipulation, and factors controlling image resolution. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the physics and instrumentation used in computed tomography.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 211 CT Procedures Requisite(s) 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course is designed to cover specialized patient care, cross-sectional anatomy, contrast media, and scanning procedures in computed tomography. Emphasis is placed on patient assessment and monitoring, contrast agents' use, radiation safety, methods of data acquisition, and identification of cross-sectional anatomy. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate all facets of the imaging procedures in computed tomography.

2011FA - New Course

2016FA - New Course Version (S24465)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 212 CT Sectional-Anatomy 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

This course is designed to cover aspects of cross-sectional anatomy as related to the CT imaging process. Emphasis is placed on the function and identification of anatomical structures within the head, neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system visualized on CT images. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate all knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy into the routine CT imaging process.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CAT 214 CT Pathology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2006

CT Clinical Experience Course Outcome:

CT Clinical Experience Course students will perform and document a minimum of 125 clinical procedures based on the Specific Procedural Requirements as required by the ARRT for candidates seeking certification and registration in Computed Tomography

Student Learning Outcome:

After completing the CT Clinical Experience Course, students will have documented the performance of a minimum of 125 repetitions of diagnostic quality computed tomography procedures by selecting a minimum of 25 different procedures out of 62 procedures from six different categories (Head, Spine, and Musculoskeletal, Neck and Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis, Additional Procedures, Image Display and Post Processing, and Quality Assurance), and performed a minimum of three and a maximum of five repetitions of each, including 30 done using iodinated IV contrast, satisfying the ARRT clinical experience requirement needed to pursue postprimary credentials in Computed Tomography.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 110 Intro to Cyber Crime 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course introduces and explains the various types of offenses that qualify as cyber crime activity. Emphasis is placed on identifying cyber crime activity and the response to these problems from both the private and public domains. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately describe and define cyber crime activities and select an appropriate response to deal with the problem.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 112 Ethics and High Technology 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standard practices applicable to technological investigations and computer privacy issues relative to the cyber crime investigator. Topics include illegal and unethical investigative activities, end-justifying-the-means issues, and privacy issues of massive personal database information gathered by governmental sources. Upon completion, students should be able to examine their own value system and apply ethical considerations in identifiable cyber crime investigations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 121 Computer Crime Invest 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course introduces the fundamental principles of computer crime investigation processes. Topics include crime scene/incident processing, information gathering techniques, data retrieval, collection and preservation of evidence, preparation of reports and court presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to identify cyber crime activity and demonstrate proper investigative techniques to process the scene and assist in case prosecution.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 231 Technology Crimes & Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers the applicable technological laws dealing with the regulation of cyber security and criminal activity. Topics include an examination of state, federal and international laws regarding cyber crime with an emphasis on both general and North Carolina statutes. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the elements of cyber crime activity and discuss the trends of evolving laws.

2011FA - New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 250 Network Vulnerabilities I Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CTI 120 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2021

This course introduces students to penetration testing, network vulnerabilities, and hacking. Topics include an overview of traditional network security, system hardening, and known weaknesses. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate weaknesses of traditional and wireless network for the purpose of incident response, reconstruction, and forensic investigation.

2011FA - New Course

2015FA - New Course Version (S24040)

2021FA – New Course Version (S25622)

2022FA – Delete Local Prereq: NET 110

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 251 Network Vulnerabilities II Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CCT 250
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course advances students' knowledge of penetration testing, network vulnerabilities, and hacking. Topics include analyzing advanced techniques for circumventing network security hardware and software. Upon completion, students should be able to assemble test kits for multiple operating systems, scan and footprint networks, and perform advanced forensic investigation.

2019FA - New Course (S21750) 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 285 Trends in Cyber Crime Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CCT 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course covers and explores advances and developments in cyber crime technologies. Emphasis is placed on computer forensics tools, information protection and security, threat response, and professional development. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate understanding of the current state of the industry as well as emerging technologies for cyber crime technology.

2019FA - New Course (S21751) and New Local Prereq: CCT 251


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CCT 289 Capstone Project Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: CCT 220 or CCT 231 and CCT 251 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides experience in cyber crime investigations or technology security audits in either the public or private domain. Emphasis is placed on student involvement with businesses or agencies dealing with technology security issues or computer crime activities. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully analyze, retrieve erased evidence and testify in mock proceedings against these criminal entrepreneurs.

2011FA - New Course

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: CCT 250

2019FA - Revise Local Prereq: Delete CCT 250 and Add CCT 251


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CET 111 Computer Upgrade/Repair I Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CET 211 Computer Upgrade/Repair II Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CET 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CET 212 Integrated Mfg Systems Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: ELN 237 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers computer topics related to integrated manufacturing systems common to current manufacturing facilities. Topics include robot programming, automated control systems, PLCs, data communication, and networking in an integrated manufacturing environment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to program robots using teaching pendants and troubleshoot and maintain network installations related to integrated manufacturing systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CHM 131A Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, chemical formulas and reactions, chemical bonding, gas laws, solutions, and acids and bases. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of chemistry as it applies to other fields. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics. Students must obtain a minimum grade of C before progressing to CHM 132.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2021FA - Added Minimum Grade C

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 0 3 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CHM 131
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a laboratory to accompany CHM 131. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in CHM 131. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize basic laboratory procedures and apply them to chemical principles presented in CHM 131. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 131 and CHM 131A or CHM 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course provides a survey of major functional classes of compounds in organic and biochemistry. Topics include structure, properties, and reactions of the major organic and biological molecules and basic principles of metabolism. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical concepts needed to pursue studies in related professional fields. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics. Students must have completed CHM 131 or CHM 151 with a minimum grade of C prior to taking this course.

2021FA - Added statement: CHM 131 or CHM 151 Minimum Grade C

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 151 General Chemistry I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic and molecular structure, periodicity, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, and solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental chemical laws and concepts as needed in CHM 152. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Natural Science.  Either High School Chemistry or CHM 090 is strongly recommended. Students must obtain a minimum grade of C before progressing to CHM 132 or CHM 152.

MAT 003 Tier 3 Required

2014FA - Revised Local Prereqs from RED 090 to DRE 098 and MAT 080 to DMA 080

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DMA 080, DRE 098

2021FA - Added Minimum Grade C

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002 and MAT 003

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 152 General Chemistry II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a continuation of the study of the fundamental principles and laws of chemistry. Topics include kinetics, equilibrium, ionic and redox equations, acid-base theory, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, introduction to nuclear and organic chemistry, and complex ions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Natural Science. Students must have completed CHM 151 with a minimum grade of C prior to taking this course.

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2021FA - Added statement: CHM 151 Minimum Grade C

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 251 Organic Chemistry I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 152
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers; further topics include isomerization, stereochemistry, and spectroscopy. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts of covered organic topics as needed in CHM 252. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement. Students must obtain a minimum grade of C before progressing to CHM 252.

2021FA - Added Minimum Grade C

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 252 Organic Chemistry II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: CHM 251
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continuation of the systematic study of the theories, principles, and techniques of organic chemistry. Topics include nomenclature, structure, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, amines and heterocyclics; multi-step synthesis will be emphasized. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of organic concepts as needed to pursue further study in chemistry and related professional fields. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement. Students must have completed CHM 251 with a minimum grade of C prior to taking this course.

2021FA - Added statement: CHM 251 Minimum Grade C

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CHM 271 Biochemical Principles Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CHM 252
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers fundamental principles of biochemistry. Topics include structures, properties, reactions, and mechanisms of biomacromolecules including amino acids, peptides, proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids, enzymatic metabolic pathways, and biochemical genetics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental biochemical processes. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2018FA - New Course (S11454)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006
This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative).
Competencies
1. Identify the basic elements required in a computer system.
2. Produce electronic documents using various software applications.
3. Illustrate the role of the computer for personal and professional uses.

2011FA - Local Prereq Added: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2016FA - Revised by State: SLO added

2019SP - Revised Local Prereqs: Delete DRE 098


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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

2011FA - Local Prereq Added: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereqs: Delete DRE 098


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: MAT 121 or MAT 171 or MAT 003
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces computer programming and problem solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use top-down algorithm design and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural science/mathematics (Quantitative Option).

Competencies
1. Apply control structures
2. Apply top-down algorithmic design.
3. Implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language.

2013FA - New State Prereq: (DMA 010 and DMA 020 and DMA 030 and DMA 040)

2014FA - New Course Version (S23954)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24352)

2018FA – New Course Version (S24979)

2019SP - Revised State Prereq: Added MAT 003

2020FA – New Course Version (S25440)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 011 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the components and processes of the criminal justice system. Topics include history, structure, functions, and philosophy of the criminal justice system and their relationship to life in our society. Upon completion, students should be able to define and describe the major system components and their interrelationships and evaluate career options. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 112 Criminology Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the juvenile justice system and related juvenile issues. Topics include an overview of the juvenile justice system, treatment and prevention programs, special areas and laws unique to juveniles, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss juvenile court structure/ procedures, function and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies, processing/detention of juveniles, and case disposition. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111

2022FA - New Transfer Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 115 Crime Scene Photography 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course covers methodologies for photographing crime scenes including their application to forensic sciences, the legal system, and the proper use of digital cameras and accessories. Topics include digital cameras, operational functions required to properly photograph physical evidence and crime scenes, factors affecting admissibility of crime scene photographs, and methods and techniques specific to photographing crime scenes. Upon completion, students should be able to operate digital cameras using appropriate settings to control exposure and depth of field, properly compose various types of crime scene photographs, and use specialized techniques to properly photograph key items of evidence.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 120 Interview/Interrogations Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers basic and special techniques employed in criminal justice interviews and interrogations. Emphasis is placed on the interview/interrogation process, including interpretation of verbal and physical behavior and legal perspectives. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct interviews/interrogations in a legal, efficient, and professional manner and obtain the truth from suspects, witnesses, and victims.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces fundamental law enforcement operations. Topics include the contemporary evolution of law enforcement operations and related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to explain theories, practices, and issues related to law enforcement operations. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 131 Criminal Law Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 141 Corrections Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the history, major philosophies, components, and current practices and problems of the field of corrections. Topics include historical evolution, functions of the various components, alternatives to incarceration, treatment programs, inmate control, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the various components, processes, and functions of the correctional system. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 144 Crime Scene Processing Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CJC 115 Local Requirement and CJC 145 Local Requirement
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 145 Crime Scene CAD 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2000

This course introduces the student to CAD software for crime scenes. Topics include drawing, editing, file management and drafting theory and practices. Upon completion, students should be able to produce and plot a crime scene drawing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 146 Trace Evidence 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2005

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 161 Intro Homeland Security Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2011

This course introduces the historical, organizational and practical aspects of Homeland Security. Topics include a historic overview, definitions and concepts, organizational structure, communications, technology, mitigation, prevention and preparedness, response and recovery, and the future of Homeland Security. Upon completion, students should be able to explain essential characteristics of terrorism and Homeland Security, and define roles, functions and interdependency between agencies.

2019FA - New Course (S22941) and New Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 162 Intel Analysis & Sec Mgmt 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: 2011

This course examines intelligence analysis and its relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks and other threats to national security of the United States. Topics include a historic overview, definitions and concepts, intelligence evolution-politicization-operations-strategies, surveillance, analysis perspectives, covert action, and ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to outline intelligence policies, evaluate source information, implement intelligence techniques and analysis, identify threats, and apply ethical behaviors.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 163 Trans and Border Security Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2011

This course provides an in-depth view of modern border and transportation security including the technologies used for detecting potential threats from terrorists and weapons. Topics include an overview of security challenges, detection devices and equipment, transportation systems, facilities, threats and counter-measures, and security procedures, policies and agencies. Upon completion, students should be able to describe border security, the technologies used to enforce it, and the considerations and strategies of border security agencies.

2019FA - New Course (S22943)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 170 Critical Incident Mgmt Pub Saf Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course prepares the student to specialize in the direct response, operations, and management of critical incidents. Emphasis is placed upon the theoretical and applied models to understand and manage disasters, terrorism, and school/work place violence. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify and discuss managerial techniques, legal issues, and response procedures to critical incidents.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers ethical considerations and accepted standards applicable to criminal justice organizations and professionals. Topics include ethical systems; social change, values, and norms; cultural diversity; citizen involvement in criminal justice issues; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply ethical considerations to the decision-making process in identifiable criminal justice situations. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111

2022FA - New Transfer Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 213 Substance Abuse Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a study of substance abuse in our society. Topics include the history and classifications of drug abuse and the social, physical and psychological impact of drug abuse. Upon completion, students should be able to identify various types of drugs, their effects on human behavior and society, and treatment modalities.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 214 Victimology Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the study of victims. Emphasis is placed on roles/characteristics of victims, victim interaction with the criminal justice system and society, current victim assistance programs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss and identify victims, the uniqueness of victims’ roles, and current victim assistance programs.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 215 Organization & Administration Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 221 Investigative Principles Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2020FA - New Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 222 Criminalistics Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 223 Organized Crime Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the evolution of traditional and non-traditional organized crime and its effect on society and the criminal justice system. Topics include identifying individuals and groups involved in organized crime, areas of criminal activity, legal and political responses to organized crime, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the groups and activities involved in organized crime and the responses of the criminal justice system.

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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

2017FA – Added Local Coreq: CJC 111

2020FA - New Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 232 Civil Liability 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers liability issues for the criminal justice professional. Topics include civil rights violations, tort liability, employment issues, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain civil trial procedures and discuss contemporary liability issues.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 240 Law Enfor Mgt. & Supervis 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2019

This course provides a study of the best known methods and practices of police leadership and management. Topics include the role of the manager in law enforcement, communications, time-management in law enforcement, managing problems, training and law enforcement productivity. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss methods and practices capable of moving law enforcement agencies forward into the twenty-first century.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 245 Friction Ridge Analysis 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 246 Adv Friction Ridge Analys Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CJC 245
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2000

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 251 Forensic Chemistry I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: MAT 052 Local Requirement
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 252 Forensic Chemistry II Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: CJC 251
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a study of specialized areas of chemistry specifically related to forensic science. Topics include properties of light, emission and absorption spectra, spectrophotometry, gas and liquid chromatography, and related topics in organic and biochemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of specialized concepts in forensic chemistry.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CJC 264 Policing in the 21st Century 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CJC 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: 2019

This course is designed to examine the issues and challenges facing law enforcement today through the study of real-world scenarios. Topics include professionalism, leadership, communication, diversity, and community relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to exhibit leadership abilities, demonstrate the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication, and display the professionalism and decorum required of public safety personnel.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COM 110 Introduction to Communication Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an overview of the basic concepts of communication and the skills necessary to communicate in various contexts. Emphasis is placed on communication theories and techniques used in interpersonal group, public, intercultural, and mass communication situations. Upon completion, students should be able to explain and illustrate the forms and purposes of human communication in a variety of contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces the practices and principles of interpersonal communication in both dyadic and group settings. Emphasis is placed on the communication process, perception, listening, selfdisclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication relationships. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, apply basic principles of group discussion, and manage conflict in interpersonal communication situations. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts (substitute).

Some sections of this course may be recognized for Global Distinction. Please contact your advisor for assistance.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2016FA - Identified Course as Global Distinction

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA – Identified Course as UGETC. Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
COM 231 Public Speaking (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides instruction and experience in preparation and delivery of speeches within a public setting and group discussion. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation, delivery, and evaluation of informative, persuasive, and special occasion public speaking. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and deliver well-organized speeches and participate in group discussion with appropriate audiovisual support. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in English Composition.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 113 Artificial Intel. Fundamentals 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course provides a survey of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Topics include the history, development, and current applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Demonstrate general artificial intelligence and machine learning concepts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 114 Artificial Intelligence I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers the study of intelligent agent design and rational decision making. Topics include goal-driven agents, search techniques, optimization, basic problem-solving methods, logic, knowledge-based agents, statistical and probabilistic reasoning, and the basics of machine learning. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate artificial intelligence design concepts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 115 Machine Learning I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers algorithms for enabling artificial systems. Topics include machine learning from experience, supervised and unsupervised learning, reinforcement learning control, and learning theory. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate machine-learning techniques.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 117 Artificial Intel. Tools I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2023

This course covers modern artificial intelligence tools, concepts, and technologies. Topics include theory and hands-on training across multiple artificial intelligence subdomains. Upon completion, students should be able to implement AI platforms that could improve safety, efficiency, accuracy, problem-solving, cost-savings, and the creation of new business opportunities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 118 Swift Programming I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2018

This course introduces the development of iOS applications and Apple applications using Swift programming language. Emphasis is placed on syntax, object-oriented principles, memory management, and functional concepts of Swift programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop fully functional iOS and Apple applications using Swift programming language.

2020FA - New Course (S25077)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 121 Python Programming Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course introduces computer programming using the Python programming language. Emphasis is placed on common algorithms and programming principles utilizing the standard library distributed with Python. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, and debug Python language programs.

2017FA - New Course (S24483)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 123 R Programming 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2023

This course introduces statistical and graphical programming using the R programming language. Emphasis is placed on data analysis, data visualization, and data science. Upon completion, students should be able to perform data analysis through programming, transforming, discovering, modeling, and communicating results within the R programming language.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 128 Chatbot Programming I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers chatbot development using industry standard programming tools. Topics include conversational interfaces, agents, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level chatbot development skills.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 134 C++ Programming Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement or MAT 121 Local Requirement or MAT 172 Local Requirement or MAT 271
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer programming using the C++ programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test and debug at a beginning level. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 151 JAVA Programming Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement or MAT 121 Local Requirement or MAT 172 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer programming using the JAVA programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug JAVA language programs. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

2016FA Local Prereqs revised from CIS 115 to CIS 115 or MAT 121 or MAT 172


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 152 SAS 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2002

This course introduces the fundamentals of SAS programming. Emphasis is placed on learning basic SAS commands and statements for solving a variety of data processing applications. Upon completion, students should be able to use SAS data and procedure steps to create SAS data sets, do statistical analysis, and general customized reports.

2022FA - New Course (S20126)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 153 C# Programming Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

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

2011FA New Local Prereq: CIS 115


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 218 Swift Programming II Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 118
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2018

This course introduces advanced iOS application development using the Swift programming language. Emphasis is placed on navigation, data manipulation, web services, prototyping, debugging, and project planning. Upon completion, students should be able to develop advanced multifunctional iOS and Apple applications using the Swift programming language.

2020FA - New Course (S25080)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 221 Advanced Python Programming Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 121
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course introduces advanced computer programming using the Python programming language. Emphasis is placed on the advanced programming concepts including advanced algorithms and programming principles utilizing standard and third party library tools. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, and debug advanced Python language programs.

2022FA - New Course (S24490)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 249 Data Structure & Algorithms Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course introduces the data structures and algorithms frequently used in programming applications. Topics include lists, stacks, queues, dequeues, heaps, sorting, searching, mathematical operations, recursion, encryption, random numbers, algorithm testing, and standards. Upon completion, students should be able to design data structures and implement algorithms to solve various problems. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2017FA - New Course (S24357)

2022FA - New Transfer Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 251 Adv JAVA Programming Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CSC 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is a continuation of CSC 151 using the JAVA programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2022FA - New Transfer Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CSC 289 Programming Capstone Proj Requisite(s) 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: CTI 110 and CTI 120 and CTS 115 and CTS 285 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

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

2017FA – New Course Version (S24358)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTI 110 Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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

Competencies

1. Apply basic principles of programming logic.
2. Create a simple website with mark-up tools.
3. Create a simple database table.

2017FA - New Course (S22510)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

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

Competencies

1. Perform basic calculations necessary for network operations.
2. Identify the components of local and wide area networks.
3. Identify security risks to a networked information system.

2017FA - New Course (S22511)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTI 140 Virtualization Concepts 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2012

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

2017FA - New Course (S23205)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2012

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

2017FA - New Course (S23206)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTI 150 Mobile Computing Devices 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2013

This course introduces mobile computing devices, including topics related to their selection, usage, deployment, and support in enterprise environments. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation, usage, deployment, security, and support of mobile devices, applications (apps), and peripherals. Upon completion, students should be able to select, deploy, and support mobile devices in an enterprise environment.

2017FA - New Course (S23590)

2019SP - Revised Local Prereqs: Delete DRE 098


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006
The course introduces the role of IT in managing business processes and the need for business process and IT alignment. Emphasis is placed on industry need for understanding business challenges and developing/managing information systems to contribute to the decision making process based on these challenges. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the 'hybrid business manager' and the potential offered by new technology and systems. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
Competencies
1. Identify the relationship between the business objectives and the IT requirements of an enterprise.
2. Identify attributes that make up a "hybrid business manager."
3. Assess the role of technology options for managing business processes.

2011FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereqs: Delete DRE 098


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 Local Requirement or CIS 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2014
This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interactions with software. Topics include component identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers.
Competencies
1. Identify appropriate computer equipment and software based on organizational needs.
2. Demonstrate ability to upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software.
3. Repair non-functioning personal computers.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23679)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 130 Spreadsheet Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 Local Requirement or CIS 111 Local Requirement or OST 137 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course introduces basic spreadsheet design and development. Topics include writing formulas, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating charts, and printing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and print basic spreadsheets and charts.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24366)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 137 Google Project Management I 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: 2022

This course introduces students to the concepts, tools, templates, and artifacts used to manage projects from initiation to completion using Google resources. Emphasis is placed on foundational project management methodology including initiating, planning and executing projects utilizing quality and risk management techniques, strategic thinking and project execution procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to manage and execute projects from initiation to completion using a variety of resources and leadership skills to support organizational goals and business processes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 155 Tech Support Functions 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces a variety of diagnostic and instructional tools that are used to evaluate the performance of technical support technologies. Emphasis is placed on technical support management techniques and support technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to determine the best technologies to support and solve actual technical support problems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 217 Computer Train/Support 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces computer training and support techniques. Topics include methods of adult learning, training design, delivery, and evaluation, creating documentation, and user support methods. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement training and provide continued support for computer users.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 220 Adv Hard/Software Support Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 Local Requirement and CTS 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course provides advanced knowledge and competencies in hardware and operating system technologies for computer technicians to support personal computers. Emphasis is placed on: configuring and upgrading; diagnosis and troubleshooting; as well as preventive maintenance of hardware and system software. Upon completion, students should be able to install, configure, diagnose, perform preventive maintenance, and maintain basic networking on personal computers.

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: CIS 110


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 237 Google Project Management II 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: CTS 137
Effective Term: 2022

This course introduces students to the advanced concepts, tools, templates, and artifacts used to manage projects from initiation to completion using Google resources through Agile development. Emphasis is placed on advanced project management methodology including initiating, planning and executing projects as well as the exploration of Agile Project Management and the strategies it uses to drive business value. Upon completion, students should be able to manage and run traditional and agile projects and programs from initiation to completion using a variety of resources and leadership skills to support organizational goals and business processes.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 240 Project Management Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 Local Requirement or CIS 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course introduces computerized project management software. Topics include identifying critical paths, cost management, and problem solving. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a complete project and project time and costs accurately.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24369)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 115 Local Requirement or PMT 110 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course introduces established and evolving methodologies for the analysis, design, and development of an information system. Emphasis is placed on system characteristics, managing projects, prototyping, CASE/OOM tools, and systems development life cycle phases. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze a problem and design an appropriate solution using a combination of tools and techniques.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24373)

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Add PMT 110


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 287 Emerging Technologies 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces emerging information technologies. Emphasis is placed on evolving technologies and trends in business and industry. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate an understanding of the current trends and issues in emerging technologies for information systems.

2022FA - New Course (S21014)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 289 System Support Project Requisite(s) 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: CTI 110 and CTI 120 and CTS 115
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant support project with minimal instructor assistance. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24375)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 160 CVS Clinical Ed I 0 4 9 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course provides active participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.

2013FA New version


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 161 CVS Clinical Ed II Requisite(s) 0 0 24 8
Prerequisites: CVS 160
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 162 CVS Clinical Ed III Requisite(s) 0 0 15 5
Prerequisites: CVS 161
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 163 Echo I 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers cardiac anatomy and introduces cardiac scanning techniques. Topics include normal cardiac anatomy, Doppler physics, and 2-D and M-mode imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to perform 2-D and M-mode studies.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 164 Echo II Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: CVS 163
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a continuation of CVS 163 with continued study of 2-D and M-mode imaging. Emphasis is placed on continuous wave, pulsed wave, color, and power Doppler imaging of normal and abnormal cardiac conditions. Upon completion, students should be able to perform and recognize normal and abnormal cardiac studies.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 260 CVS Clinical Ed IV Requisite(s) 0 0 24 8
Prerequisites: CVS 162
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued active participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 261 CVS Clinical Ed V Requisite(s) 0 0 24 8
Prerequisites: CVS 260
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides continued active participation in clinical sonography. Emphasis is placed on imaging, processing, and technically evaluating sonographic examinations. Upon completion, students should be able to image, process, and evaluate sonographic examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CVS 277 Cardiovascular Topics Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: CVS 163 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2011

This course provides an overview of cardiovascular topics in preparation for certification examinations. Emphasis is placed on registry preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to sit for the registry examinations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course introduces database design and creation using a DBMS product. Emphasis is placed on data dictionaries, normalization, data integrity, data modeling, and creation of simple tables, queries, reports, and forms. Upon completion, students should be able to design and implement normalized database structures by creating simple database tables, queries, reports, and forms.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 118 Google Data Analytics I 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2022

This course introduces the role of a Google data analyst and how to make data-driven decisions using effective questions, data transformation and analyzation processes. Emphasis is placed on setting up a data toolbox, spreadsheets, database and query basics, visualization basics, effective communication techniques, and data validation. Upon completion, students should be able to review assessments, use formulas and calculations to analyze datasets, create queries, use visualization tools and communicate effectively with stakeholders.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 120 Database Programming I Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CTI 110 Local Requirement or DBA 110 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is designed to develop SQL programming proficiency. Emphasis is placed on data definition, data manipulation, and data control statements as well as on report generation. Upon completion, students should be able to write programs which create, update, and produce reports.

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: CTI 110

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Add "or DBA 110"


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 125 Database Reporting Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: CTI 110 Local Requirement or DBA 110 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course provides a survey of the tools used in designing, creating and publishing database reports. Topics include both relational and XML datasets. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the different tools and frameworks used for database reporting.

2017FA - New Course (S24497)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 210 Database Administration Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DBA 110 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course covers database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include: database administrator (DBA) goals and functions, backup and recovery, standards and procedures, training, and database security and performance evaluations. Upon completion, students should be able to produce functional DBA documentation and administer a database.

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: DBA 110


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 218 Google Data Analytics II 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DBA 118
Effective Term: Summer 2022

This course introduces the role of an advanced Google data analyst and how to make data-driven decisions using effective questions, data transformation, analyzation processes, visualization and programming. Emphasis is placed on setting up a design thinking, data-driven storytelling, dashboards, R programming, job portfolios and technical expertise. Upon completion, students should be able to create a data-driven storyboard, develop dashboards and presentations, create analytical reports using R, and showcase technical analytical skills.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 221 SQL Server DB Prog II Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DBA 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI frontends and embedded programming. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a SQL Server DBMS application which includes a GUI front-end and report generation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 261 SQL Server DBMS Admin 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2006

This course examines advanced SQL Server database administration issues and distributed database concepts. Topics include backup and recovery, transporting of data between databases, database networking concepts, and resolution of database networking issues. Upon completion, students should be able to manage backup recovery and implement networked database solutions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 271 SQL Server Perf Tuning 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course covers SQL Server performance tuning concepts and techniques. Topics include database tuning and SQL Server performance tools. Upon completion, students should be able to configure and diagnose an SQL Server database for optimal performance.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24378)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 285 Data Warehousing & Mining 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course introduces data warehousing and data mining techniques. Emphasis is placed on data warehouse design, data transference, data cleansing, retrieval algorithms, and mining techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to create, populate, and mine a data warehouse.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24380)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DBA 289 Database Project Requisite(s) 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: CTI 110 and CTI 120 and CTS 115 and (DBA 125 or DBA 210) Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant database systems project with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is placed on written and verbal communication skills, documentation, presentation, and user training. Upon completion, students should be able to present an operational database system which they have created.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24381)

2022FA – Revised Local Requisites: Delete DBA 240, Add DBA 125 or DBA 210


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDF 211 Design Process I Requisite(s) 1 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DFT 121 Local Requirement and DFT 154 Local Requirement and EGR 125 Local Requirement and PHY 131 Local Requirement and (MAC 111 or MEC 111 and MEC 112) Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course emphasizes design processes for finished products. Topics include data collection from manuals and handbooks, efficient use of materials, design sketching, specifications, and vendor selection. Upon completion, students should be able to research and plan the design process for a finished product.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DFT 121

2014FA - New Local Prereq: MAC 111

2017FA - Revised Local Prereq: MAC 111 or MEC 111 and MEC 112


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDF 212 Design Process II Requisite(s) 1 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DDF 211
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course stresses the integration of various design practices. Emphasis is placed on the creation of an original design. Upon completion, students should be able to apply engineering graphics and design procedures to a design project.

2013FA - New Local Coreq: MEC 276


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDT 110 Developmental Disabilities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course identifies the characteristics and causes of various disabilities. Topics include history of service provision, human rights, legislation and litigation, advocacy, and accessing support services. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of current and historical developmental disability definitions and support systems used throughout the life span.

2013FA - New Course

2013FA - New Prereq: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098

2014FA - Revised Local Prereqs: ENG 090 and RED 090 replaced by DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DDT 230 Supported Employment 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2002

This course introduces the concept of supported employment and the action steps needed to assist individuals with disabilities to participate in the world of work. Topics include a history of vocational services, supported employment values, organizational marketing, consumer assessment, job development, employment selection, job site training and long term supports. Upon completion, students should be able to develop a customer profile, a marketing plan, and assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.

2013FA - New Course

2013FA - New Prereq: ENG 090 and RED 090 or DRE 098

2014FA - Revised Local Prereqs: ENG 090 and RED 090 replaced by DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 111 Introduction to DEAT 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course is an overview of the digital effects and animation technology field from the most simple processes to the most complex. Topics covered include digitizing existing images, creating digital images, manipulation of images and various forms of computer animation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a vocabulary of the digital effects and animation field and knowledge of outstanding examples of work in the field.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: None: Removed ART 131


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 112 2D Design & Animation I Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers the process of creating still graphics and 2D animations for use in video, film or web applications. Topics include multilayering, color correction, alpha channel creation, masking, and keyframing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of 2D animation and add simple special effects and flying text to video, film or web applications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 133 DEA Foundation Studio I Requisite(s) 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2024

This course introduces the process of art for animation through digitization. Emphasis is placed on how to draw dynamic figures using gesture drawing techniques and sequential imagery. Upon completion, students should be able to produce traditional and digital drawings using hardware and software practices standard in the entertainment and visual effects industry.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 134 DEA Foundation Studio II Requisite(s) 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 133
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2018

2018FA - New Course (S25086)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 212 2D Design & Animation II Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 112
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers relatively complex applications of 2D design and animation for use in video, film or web applications. Topics will include designing animation that is true to the physics of movement, realism in the movements of animals and people, and combining elements of animation. Upon completion, students should be able to produce short professional level project in 2D animation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 213 3D Design & Animation I Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides in-depth demonstration and practice in modeling and texturing in a 3D environment for use in film, video and web applications. Emphasis is placed on understanding the process and various steps involved in the creation of 3Dmodels and text elements for use in 3D animations. Upon completion, students should be able to create, import and manipulate objects in order to demonstrate an understanding of the basics in 3D animation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 214 3D Design & Animation II Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 213
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course covers animation techniques, morphing and special effects used to complete 3D animation for use in film, video and web application. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge, appropriate use, and application of the animation industry’s latest tools for 3D animation. Upon completion, students should have rendered an entire 3D scene using models and animations created in 3D Animation I.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 215 3D Design & Environments Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: DEA 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2008

This course covers animation techniques and special effects used to complete physical environments. Emphasis is placed on the building of architectural and geographical features and environments for animation. Upon completion, students should have created and rendered an architectural or geographical environmental scene using modeling and rendering techniques.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 220 DEAT Compositing Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 112
Corequisites: DEA 212
Effective Term: Fall 2017

This course covers the process of combining digital elements to create or enhance scenes. Topics include keying techniques, rotoscoping, motion tracking and the use of alpha channels. Upon completion, students should have an understanding and experience in combining elements from bother 2D and 3D applications into one scene.

2017FA – New Course Version (S24769)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 221 DEAT Modeling Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 111 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course covers the principle and skills involved in the synthetic creation of objects and environments with computers. Topics will include initial form creation, constructing wire models, model interaction and environmental modes. Upon completion, students should be able to crate synthetic objects and environments using surface, solids and other popular modeling techniques.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: DEA 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 230 Implementation Project I Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DEA 112
Corequisites: DEA 212 and DEA 220 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2014

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant implementation project involving skills and knowledge gained to this point in the DEAT curriculum. Topics include hardware and software systems, digital creation and manipulation of images, editing, multimedia production, animation and the creation of a demo reel. Upon completion, students, should be able to create scenes with computer generated image as in order to demonstrate mastery of material covered in previous and concurrent course work.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23615)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 231 Implementation Project II Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DEA 230
Corequisites: DEA 214 and DEA 221
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides and opportunity to complete a significant culmination project involving skills and knowledge gained to this point in the DEAT curriculum. Topics include hardware and software systems, digital creation and manipulation of images, editing, multimedia production, 2D animation, 3D animation, online postproduction, and postproduction audio. Upon completion, students should be able to use this project in creating a demonstration reel should be able to use this project in creating a demonstration reel on tape and a compact disk of works completed during the program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 233 DEA Foundation Studio III Requisite(s) 0 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DEA 134
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2018

This course covers techniques in creating digital art for the entertainment industry. Emphasis is placed on opportunities to learn production methods for creating previsualization artwork for a variety of subjects utilizing examples from professional concept artists. Upon completion, students should be able to use digital animation technology and software for creation of digital art found in the entertainment industry.

2018FA - New Course (S25087)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEA 240 DEAT Portfolio Review Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: DEA 230
Corequisites: DEA 221 and DEA 231
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course provides the opportunity to review and refine selected examples of work for the creation of a digital effects and animation portfolio. Topics include video levels, importing and exporting media, creating and manipulating images, editing techniques, and outputting. Upon completion, students should have a videotape and compact disk of their animations, digital effects, and edited projects to show to potential employers.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 100 Basic Orofacial Anatomy 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a basic introduction to the structures of the head, neck, and oral cavity. Topics include tooth morphology, head and neck anatomy, histology, and embryology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of normal structures and development and how they relate to the practice of dental assisting.

2019FA - New Course (S14129)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 101 Preclinical Procedures 4 6 0 7
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course provides instruction in procedures for the clinical dental assistant as specified by the North Carolina Dental Practice Act. Emphasis is placed on orientation to the profession, infection control techniques, instruments, related expanded functions, and diagnostic, operative and specialty procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in clinical dental assisting procedures. This is a diploma-level course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 102 Dental Materials 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course provides instruction in identification, properties, evaluation of quality, principles, and procedures related to manipulation and storage of operative and specialty dental materials. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and safe application of materials used in the dental office and laboratory. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the laboratory and clinical application of routinely used dental materials. This is a diploma-level course.

2016FA – New Course Version (S24548)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 103 Dental Sciences 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a study of oral pathology, pharmacology, and dental office emergencies. Topics include oral pathological conditions, dental therapeutics, and management of emergency situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize abnormal oral conditions, identify classifications, describe actions and effects of commonly prescribed drugs, and respond to medical emergencies. This is a diploma-level course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 104 Dental Health Education 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course covers the study of preventive dentistry to prepare dental assisting students for the role of dental health educator. Topics include etiology of dental diseases, preventive procedures, and patient education theory and practice. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in patient counseling and oral health instruction in private practice or public health settings. This is a diploma-level course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 105 Practice Management 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a study of principles and procedures related to management of the dental practice. Emphasis is placed on maintaining clinical and financial records, patient scheduling, and supply and inventory control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate fundamental skills in dental practice management. This is a diploma-level course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 106 Clinical Practice I Requisite(s) 2 0 12 6
Prerequisites: DEN 101
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2016

This course is designed to provide experience assisting in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on the application of principles and procedures of four-handed dentistry and laboratory and clinical support functions. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize classroom theory and laboratory and clinical skills in a dental setting. This is a diploma-level course.

2016FA – New Course Version (S24527)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 107 Clinical Practice II Requisite(s) 1 0 12 5
Prerequisites: DEN 106
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is designed to increase the level of proficiency in assisting in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on the application of principles and procedures of four-handed dentistry and laboratory and clinical support functions. Upon completion, students should be able to combine theoretical and ethical principles necessary to perform entry-level skills including functions delegable to a DA II. This is a diploma-level course.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 110 Orofacial Anatomy 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the structures of the head, neck, and oral cavity. Topics include tooth morphology, head and neck anatomy, histology, and embryology. Upon completion, students should be able to relate the identification of normal structures and development to the practice of dental assisting and dental hygiene.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 111 Infection/Hazard Control 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: ENG 002 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the infection and hazard control procedures necessary for the safe practice of dentistry. Topics include microbiology, practical infection control, sterilization and monitoring, chemical disinfectants, aseptic technique, infectious diseases, OSHA standards, and applicable North Carolina laws. Upon completion, students should be able to understand infectious diseases, disease transmission, infection control procedures, biohazard management, OSHA standards, and applicable North Carolina laws.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from ENG 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 112 Dental Radiography 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course provides a comprehensive view of the principles and procedures of radiology as they apply to dentistry. Topics include techniques in exposing, processing, and evaluating radiographs, as well as radiation safety, quality assurance, and legal issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the production of diagnostically acceptable radiographs using appropriate safety precautions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 120 Dental Hyg Preclinic Lec Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course introduces preoperative and clinical dental hygiene concepts. Emphasis is placed on the assessment phase of patient care as well as the theory of basic dental hygiene instrumentation. Upon completion, students should be able to collect and evaluate patient data at a basic level and demonstrate knowledge of dental hygiene instrumentation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 121 Dental Hygiene Precl Lab Requisite(s) 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: DEN 120
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course provides the opportunity to perform clinical dental hygiene procedures discussed in DEN 120. Emphasis is placed on clinical skills in patient assessment and instrumentation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to perform specific preclinical procedures.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 123 Nutrition/Dental Health 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course introduces basic principles of nutrition with emphasis on nutritional requirements and their application to individual patient needs. Topics include the study of Federal Nutritional Guidelines, nutrient functions, Recommended Daily Allowances, Adequate Intake, Tolerable Upper Intake Level, Estimated Average Requirement, and related psychological principles. Upon completion, students should be able to recommend and counsel individuals on their food intake as related to their dental health.

2016FA – New Course Version (S24466)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 124 Periodontology Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an in-depth study of the periodontium, periodontal pathology, periodontal monitoring, and the principles of periodontal therapy. Topics include periodontal anatomy and a study of the etiology, classification, and treatment modalities of periodontal diseases. Upon completion, students should be able to describe, compare, and contrast techniques involved in periodontal/ maintenance therapy, as well as patient care management.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 125 Dental Office Emergencies 0 2 0 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2000

This course provides a study of the management of dental office emergencies. Topics include methods of prevention, necessary equipment/drugs, medicolegal considerations, recognition and effective initial management of a variety of emergencies. Upon completion, the student should be able to recognize, assess and manage various dental office emergencies and activate advanced medical support when indicated.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 130 Dental Hygiene Theory I Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course is a continuation of the didactic dental hygiene concepts necessary for providing an oral prophylaxis. Topics include deposits/ removal, instrument sharpening, patient education, fluorides, planning for dental hygiene treatment, charting, and clinical records and procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge needed to complete a thorough oral prophylaxis.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 131 Dental Hygiene Clinic I Requisite(s) 0 0 9 3
Prerequisites: DEN 121
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of the recall patients with gingivitis or light deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 140 Dental Hygiene Theory II Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 130
Corequisites: DEN 141
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course introduces principles in treatment modification. Topics include modification of treatment for pain management and advanced radiographic interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to differentiate necessary treatment modifications and radiographic abnormalities.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 141 Dental Hygiene Clinic II Requisite(s) 0 0 6 2
Prerequisites: DEN 131
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of patients with early periodontal disease and subgingival deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 220 Dental Hygiene Theory III Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 140
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course introduces advanced principles of patient care. Topics include advanced periodontal debridement, subgingival irrigation, air polishing, special needs and case presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of methods of treatment and management of periodontally compromised and special needs patients.

2016FA – New Course Version (S24468)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 221 Dental Hygiene Clinic III Requisite(s) 0 0 12 4
Prerequisites: DEN 141
Corequisites: DEN 220
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on treatment of patients with moderate to advanced periodontal involvement and moderate deposits. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 222 General & Oral Pathology Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a general knowledge of oral pathological manifestations associated with selected systemic and oral diseases. Topics include developmental and degenerative diseases, selected microbial diseases, specific and nonspecific immune and inflammatory responses with emphasis on recognizing abnormalities. Upon completion, students should be able to differentiate between normal and abnormal tissues and refer unusual findings to the dentist for diagnosis.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 223 Dental Pharmacology Requisite(s) 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: BIO 163 or BIO 165 or BIO 168
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course provides basic drug terminology, general principles of drug actions, dosages, routes of administration, adverse reactions, and basic principles of anesthesiology. Emphasis is placed on knowledge of drugs in overall understanding of patient histories and health status. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize that each patient’s general health or drug usage may require modification of the treatment procedures.

MAT 003 Tier 2 Required

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from MAT 070 to DMA 060

2017FA - Revised Local Prereq from DMA 060 to DMA 040

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add MAT 003

2020FA – DMA 040 Removed

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 224 Materials and Procedures Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: DEN 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the physical properties of materials and related procedures used in dentistry. Topics include restorative and preventive materials, fabrication of casts and appliances, and chairside functions of the dental hygienist. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in the laboratory and/or clinical application of routinely used dental materials and chairside functions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 230 Dental Hygiene Theory IV Requisite(s) 1 0 0 1
Prerequisites: DEN 220
Corequisites: DEN 231
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course provides an opportunity to increase knowledge of the profession. Emphasis is placed on dental specialties, technological advances, and completion of a case study presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of various disciplines of dentistry, technological advances and principles of case presentations.

2016FA – New Course Version (S24469)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 231 Dental Hygiene Clinic IV Requisite(s) 0 0 12 4
Prerequisites: DEN 221
Corequisites: DEN 230
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course continues skill development in providing an oral prophylaxis. Emphasis is placed on periodontal maintenance and on treating patients with moderate to advanced/refractory periodontal disease. Upon completion, students should be able to assess these patients’ needs and complete the necessary dental hygiene treatment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 232 Community Dental Health 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2016

This course provides a study of the principles and methods used in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating community dental health programs. Topics include epidemiology, research methodology, biostatistics, preventive dental care, dental health education, program planning, and financing and utilization of dental services. Upon completion, students should be able to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate a community dental health program.

2020FA - New Course (S24470)



Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DEN 233 Professional Development 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1998

This course includes professional development, ethics, and jurisprudence with applications to practice management. Topics include conflict management, state laws, resumes, interviews, and legal liabilities as health care professionals. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to practice dental hygiene within established ethical standards and state laws.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 112 Bldg/Construc Sys 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2013

This course provides an overview of the residential construction process for the interior designer. Emphasis is placed on providing the fundamental knowledge needed by the designer in residential construction basics and methods, including electrical and lighting, plumbing, sustainability, mechanical and ventilation, and the building envelope. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate effective communication required for effective collaboration with architects, engineers, and building contractors.

2015FA - New Course (S23623)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 125 Visual Presentation I 0 6 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course introduces visual presentation techniques for communicating ideas. Topics include drawing, perspective drawing, rendering and mixed media. Upon completion, students should be able to present a design concept through graphic media.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24222)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 135 Prin & Elem of Design I 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course introduces the basic concepts and terminology of design as they relate to the design profession. Topics include line, pattern, space, mass, shape, texture, color, unity, variety, rhythm, emphasis, balance, proportion, scale, and function. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles covered through 2D and 3D exploration.

2012FA Local Prereq Removed: ARC 111

2015FA - New Course Version (S24225)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 136 Prin & Elem of Design II Requisite(s) 2 4 0 4
Prerequisites: DES 135
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course provides advanced study of design principles and elements. Emphasis is placed on color theory, pattern, and texture as used in design as well as an investigation of the psychology of color. Upon completion, students should be able to originate a color program for 2D and 3D exploration.

2015FA -New Course Version (S24226)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 210 Professional Practices/Int Des 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course introduces contemporary business practices for interior design. Topics include employment skills, business formations, professional associations, preparation of professional contracts and correspondence, and means of compensation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic business practices as they relate to the interior design profession.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24227)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 220 Interior Design Fundamentals Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 135 and ARC 111 or DES 110 or DFT 115
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course provides an introduction to the application of interior design principles. Emphasis is placed on spatial relationships, material selections, craftsmanship, and visual presentation techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to apply interior design principles and illustrate design solutions through visual communication.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24228)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 225 Textiles for Interiors 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course includes the study of textiles and their applications for a variety of interiors. Emphasis is placed on history, manufacturing processes, fiber characteristics, and residential and non-residential applications. Upon completion, students should be able to specify appropriate textiles.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24229)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 230 Residential Design I Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 220 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course includes principles of interior design for various residential design solutions. Emphasis is placed on visual presentation and selection of appropriate styles to meet specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to present scaled floor plans, elevations, specifications, color schemes finishes and furniture selection.

2015FA - New Course Version 2015


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 235 Products 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course provides an overview of interior products. Topics include floor coverings; wall coverings and finishes; ceilings, moldings, and furniture construction techniques; and other interior components. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and select appropriate materials and furnishings for interior spaces based on application.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24231)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 238 Sustainable Interiors 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course introduces basic concepts of sustainability and green design as they relate to interior environments. Topics include sustainable design principles, LEED® and other sustainable rating and certification programs, low impact materials, indoor air quality, and energy and water conservation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the basic principles of sustainable interiors through hands-on application.

2015FA -New Course Version (S24232)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 240 Commercial/Contract Design I Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 220
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course is designed to focus on commercial/contract design including retail, office, institutional, healthcare and hospitality design. Emphasis is placed on ADA requirements, building codes and standards, space planning, and selection of appropriate materials for non-residential interiors. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze design and present non-residential projects.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24233)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 241 Comm/Contract Design II Requisite(s) 1 6 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 240
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2007

This course provides an in-depth study of non-residential design exploring more comprehensive design solutions such as health care facilities, furniture gallery design, and large office complexes. Emphasis is placed on design of commercial interiors and suitability of materials to meet ADA requirements, codes, and standards. Upon completion, students should be able to design non-residential spaces meeting ADA requirements and select furniture, materials, fabrics, and accessories meeting codes and flammability standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 242 Kitchen/Bath Design Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ARC 111 or DES 110 or DFT 115
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers the fundamentals of kitchen and bath design. Emphasis is placed on the principles and elements of kitchen and bath design, analysis of client needs, specifying products, and drafting design solutions. Upon completion, students should be able to produce basic kitchen and bath design utilizing standards established by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).

2016FA - New Course (S23672)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 243 Advanced Kitchen/Bath Design Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: DES 242
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers advanced kitchen and bath design. Emphasis will be placed on universal design solutions, producing professional working documents, and mastery of developing and presenting a design concept and theme. Upon completion, students should be able to execute complex kitchen and bath designs.

2016FA - New Course (S23673)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 245 Sales & Mkt/Int Design 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 1997

This course introduces retail/wholesale sales and marketing concepts, product distribution, and terminology for the interior design profession. Topics include current retail/wholesale marketing techniques, sales terminology, acceptable business practices, and basic retail/wholesale computations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of specific design marketing and sales organizations and techniques and compute basic mark-ups and mark-downs.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 255 History of Interiors & Furn I 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course introduces architecture, interiors, and furnishings in a variety of historic styles from Prehistroic to Neoclassical. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, chronology, and style recognition. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, classify and describe major styles of furniture, interiors, and architecture.

2015FA -New Course Version (S24234)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 256 History of Interiors & Furn II 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course continues the study of architecture, interiors, and furnishings from a variety of historic styles from Colonial to Contemporary. Emphasis is placed on style recognition, vocabulary, and chronology. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, classify and describe major styles of furniture, interiors, and exteriors.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24235)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 265 Lighting/Interior Design 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course introduces theory and contemporary concepts in lighting. Topics include light levels, light quality, lamps and fixtures, and their use and application in interior design. Upon completion, students should be able to visually communicate light concepts and requirements based on national standards and select solutions for specific lighting scenarios.

2015FA -New Course Version (S24236)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 275 Furniture Design & Const 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces contemporary furniture design and construction techniques used in custom and handmade furniture building. Topics include design and manufacturing processes and materials selection for handmade and production, case goods, and upholstery manufacturing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and describe manufacturing processes used in both case goods and upholstered furniture manufacturing.

2015FA - New Course (S10170)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 280 Codes & Standards/Interior Des 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course introduces standard building codes as they relate to interior design. Topics include state and federal codes and standards related to accessibility, fire codes, egress, occupancy, and plumbing requirements. Upon completion, students should be able to research and interpret and apply applicable codes.

2015FA - New Course (S24237)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DES 285 Capstone/Interior Design Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: DES 230 and DES 240
Corequisites: DES 210
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides additional studio time to investigate areas of special interest, upgrade weaknesses, and/or capitalize on strengths. Topics include a broad range of options, both residential and nonresidential, combining individual research and instructional guidance. Upon completion, students should be able to complete the graphics, client folder, and all schedules for a professional project.

2016FA – New Course Version (S24324)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 119 Basic CAD 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces computer-aided drafting software for specific technologies to non-drafting majors. Emphasis is placed on understanding the software command structure and drafting standards for specific technical fields. Upon completion, students should be able to create and plot basic drawings.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 121 Intro to GD & T Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: DFT 151 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces basic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles. Topics include symbols, annotation, theory, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret and apply basic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles to drawings.

2014FA New Local Prereq: DFT 151


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 151 CAD I Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces CAD software as a drawing tool. Topics include drawing, editing, file management, and plotting. Upon completion, students should be able to produce and plot a CAD drawing.

2015FA - New Local Coreq: MAT 121


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 154 Intro Solid Modeling Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: DFT 151 Local Requirement and BPR 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course is an introduction to basic three-dimensional solid modeling and design software. Topics include basic design, creation, editing, rendering and analysis of solid models and creation of multiview drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to use design techniques to create, edit, render and generate a multiview drawing.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DFT 170 Engineering Graphics 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course introduces basic engineering graphics skills and applications. Topics include sketching, selection and use of current methods and tools, and the use of engineering graphics applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic engineering graphics principles and practices.

CIS Course ID S20734

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides a study of the art, craft, and business of the theatre. Emphasis is placed on the audience's appreciation of the work of the playwright, director, actor, designer, producer, and critic. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a vocabulary of theatre terms and to recognize the contributions of various theatre artists. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

2012FA - New Course

2013FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA – Identified Course as UGETC. Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry choices in the market economy. Topics include the price mechanism, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, costs and revenue, market structures, factor markets, income distribution, market failure, and government intervention. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098 and MAT 070 to DMA 030

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2016FA - Revised Local Prereqs to DMA-060 and DRE-098; DMA-060 crosswalk for MAT 070 archived by the NCCCS.

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DMA 030, DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002 and MAT 003


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces economic analysis of aggregate employment, income and prices. Topics include major schools of economic thought; aggregate supply and demand; economic measures, fluctuations and growth; money and banking; stabilization techniques; and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate national economic components, conditions and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic goals. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Some sections of this course may be recognized for Global Distinction. Please contact your advisor for assistance.

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098 and MAT 070 to DMA 030

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2016FA - Revised Local Prereqs to DMA-060 and DRE-098; DMA-060 crosswalk for MAT 070 archived by the NCCCS.

2016FA - Identified Course as Global Distinction

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DMA 030, DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002 and MAT 003


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015

This course introduces the foundations of early childhood education, the diverse educational settings for young children, professionalism and planning intentional developmentally appropriate experiences for each child. Topics include theoretical foundations, national early learning standards, NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development, state regulations, program types, career options, professionalism, ethical conduct, quality inclusive environments, and curriculum responsive to the needs of each child/family. Upon completion, students should be able to design a career/professional development plan, and appropriate environments, schedules, and activity plans.

2015FA - New Course Version (S24238)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 131 Child, Family, and Community 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers the development of partnerships among culturally, linguistically and ability diverse families, children, schools and communities through the use of evidence-based strategies. Emphasis is placed on developing skills and identifying benefits for establishing and supporting respectful relationships between diverse families, programs/schools, and community agencies/resources reflective of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and the Code of Ethics for North Carolina Educators. Upon completion, students should be able to identify appropriate relationship building strategies between diverse families, children birth through adolescence, schools, and communities and demonstrate a variety of communication skills including appropriate use of technology to support every child.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23692)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24558)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2019FA - New Course Version (S25197)

2020FA – New Course Version (S25339)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 144 Child Development I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course includes the theories of child development, observation and assessment, milestones, and factors that influence development, from conception through approximately 36 months. Emphasis is placed on knowledge, observation and assessment of developmental sequences in approaches to play/learning, emotional/social, health/physical, language/communication and cognitive domains. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain biological and environmental factors that impact development, and identify evidence-based strategies for enhancing development for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23693)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24559)

2018FA - Revised Course and added to Comprehensive Articulation Agreement

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25341)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 145 Child Development II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020
This course includes the theories of child development, observation and assessment, milestones, and factors that influence development, from preschool through middle childhood. Emphasis is placed on knowledge, observation and assessment of developmental sequences in approaches to play/learning, emotional/social, health/physical, language/communication and cognitive domains. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain biological and environmental factors that impact development, and identify evidence-based strategies for enhancing development for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23694)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24560)

2018FA - Revised Course and added to Comprehensive Articulation Agreement

2019SP -Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25342)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces evidence-based strategies to build nurturing relationships with each child by applying principles and practical techniques to facilitate developmentally appropriate guidance. Topics include designing responsive/supportive learning environments, cultural, linguistic and socio-economic influences on behavior, appropriate expectations, the importance of communication with children/families including using technology and the use of formative assessments in establishing intentional strategies for children with unique needs. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate direct/indirect strategies to encourage social skills, self-regulation, emotional expression and positive behaviors while recognizing the relationship between children's social, emotional and cognitive development.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23695)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24561)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25343)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces developmentally supportive creative learning environments with attention to divergent thinking, creative problem-solving, evidence-based teaching practices, and open-ended learning materials while applying NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Emphasis is placed on observation of process driven learning experiences in art, music, creative movement, dance, and dramatics for every young child age birth through eight, integrated through all domains and academic content. Upon completion, students should be able to examine, create, and adapt developmentally creative learning materials, experiences, and environments for children that are culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23704)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24562)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25343)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 153 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of every child. Topics include health and nutritional guidelines, common childhood illnesses, maintaining safe and healthy learning environments, health benefits of active play, recognition and reporting of abuse/neglect, and state regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to apply knowledge of NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development for health, safety, nutritional needs and safe learning environments.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23699)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24564)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25348)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces students to knowledge, concepts, and best practices needed to provide developmentally appropriate, effective, inclusive, and culturally responsive educational experiences in the classroom. Topics include growth and development, learning theory, student motivation, teaching diverse learners, classroom management, inclusive environments, student-centered practices, instructional strategies, teaching methodologies, observation/assessment techniques, educational planning, reflective practice, collaboration, cultural competence, ethics, professionalism, and leadership. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the knowledge, skills, roles, and responsibilities of an effective educator as defined by state and national professional teaching standards.

2021FA - New Course (S25592)

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 216 Foundations of Education Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces the examination of the American educational systems and the teaching profession. Topics include the historical and philosophical influences on education, various perspectives on educational issues, and experiences in birth through grade 12 classrooms. Upon completion, students should be able to reflect on classroom observations, analyze the different educational approaches, including classical/traditional and progressive, and have knowledge of the various roles of educational systems at the federal, state and local level. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23706)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24570)

2018FA - New Course Version (S25132)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25368)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 220 Prog Poli in Early Interv Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: EDU 144 and EDU 234 Local Requirement and PSY 244 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers program policies, issues, legislation, and service delivery models included in early intervention. Emphasis is placed on trends and policies in early intervention relating to programs for infants and young children with disabilities, family roles, and research outcomes. Upon completion, students should be able to identify roles and responsibilities, describe the referral and placement options and explain the different service delivery models.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 221 Children With Exceptionalities Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: Take one set: Set 1: EDU 144, EDU 145 or Set 2: PSY 244 PSY 245
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers atypical patterns of child development, inclusive/diverse settings, evidenced-based educational/family plans, differentiated instruction, adaptive materials, and assistive technology. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities and delays, early intervention/special education, transitions, observation, developmental screening, formative assessment of children, and collaborating with families and community partners. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, identify community resources, explain the importance of collaboration with families/professionals, and develop appropriate strategies/adaptations to support children in all environments with best practices as defined by laws, policies and the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement. 

2014FA - New Course Version (S23708)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24571)

2018FA - Revised Course and added to Comprehensive Articulation Agreement

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25370)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, and Twos Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: EDU 119
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers the development of high-quality, individualized, responsive/engaging relationships and experiences for infants, toddlers, and twos. Emphasis is placed on typical and atypical child development, working with diverse families to provide positive, supportive, and engaging early learning activities and interactions through field experiences and the application of the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate responsive curriculum planning, respectful relationships and exposure to a variety of developmentally appropriate experiences/materials that support a foundation for healthy development and growth of culturally, linguistically and ability diverse children birth to 36 months.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23712)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24573)

2018FA - New Course Version (S25133)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25373)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 235 School-Age Develop & Programs 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course includes developmentally appropriate practices in group settings for school-age children. Emphasis is placed on principles of development, environmental planning, and positive guidance techniques and program development. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss developmental principles for culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children ages five to twelve and plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs and activities.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23714)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24575)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25375)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 250 Teacher Licensure Preparation Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ENG 111 and MAT 143 or MAT 152 or MAT 171
Effective Term: Fall 2018

This course provides information and strategies necessary for transfer to a teacher licensure program at a senior institution. Topics include entry level teacher licensure exam preparation, performance based assessment systems, requirements for entry into teacher education programs, the process to become a licensed teacher in North Carolina, and professionalism including expectations within the field of education. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize educational terminology and demonstrate knowledge of teacher licensure processes including exam preparation, technology based portfolio assessment, and secondary admissions processes to the school of education at a senior institution.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23722)

2018FA - New Course Version (S25134)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 252 Math & Sci Activities 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces discovery experiences in math and science. Topics include concepts, facts, phenomena, and skills in each area. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, plan, select materials and equipment, and implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate curriculum materials.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23725)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25384)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: EDU 119
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course is designed to focus on using content knowledge to build developmentally effective approaches for culturally/linguistically/ability diverse young children. Topics include components of curriculum, a variety of curriculum models, authentic observation and assessment, and planning developmentally appropriate experiences aligned with the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Upon completion, students should be able to understand, evaluate, and use curriculum to plan for individual/group needs.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23732)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24578)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25390)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: EDU 119
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course introduces principles and practices essential to preparing and supporting child care administrators. Topics include program philosophy, policies and procedures, NC Child Care Law and Rules, business planning, personnel and fiscal management, and NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct Supplement for Early Childhood Program Administration. Upon completion, students should be able to articulate a developmentally appropriate program philosophy, locate current state licensing regulations, analyze a business plan and examine comprehensive program policies and procedures.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23733)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24579)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25391)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: EDU 119 and EDU 261
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course focuses on advocacy/leadership, public relations/ community outreach and program quality/evaluation for diverse early childhood programs. Topics include program evaluation/ accreditation, involvement in early childhood professional organizations, leadership/mentoring, family, volunteer and community involvement and early childhood advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able to define and evaluate all components of early childhood programs, develop strategies for advocacy and integrate community into programs. 

2014FA - New Course Version (S23734)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24580)

2019SP - Revised State Prereq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25392)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 270 Effective Instructional Enviro 2 0 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2022

This course is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to create, manage, and assess effective instructional environments, learning attitudes, and behaviors for today's diverse learning population. Topics include organizing the learning environment, fostering positive learning attitudes, supporting healthy stakeholder partnerships, engaging students using effective differentiated instruction, guiding, and managing student behaviors, and assessing student progress. Upon completion of this course, learners will demonstrate effective dispositions of the professional educator that include managing schedules, spaces, and resources, promoting supportive learning mindsets, engaging students with diverse instructional strategies, guiding student behaviors to maximize both the instructional and social climate, and analyzing and effectively responding to student progress.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 272 Technology, Data, and Assess 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2021

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to utilize digital instructional technologies and technology-based assessments to plan and implement appropriate educational experiences and interventions in the classroom. Topics include educational technology to enhance instruction, instructional technologies for teaching, technology-based assessment, formative and summative assessments, data to inform practice, and ethical practices for technology and assessment. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate effective integration of educational technology into classroom practice, appropriate use of technology-based assessments, and practical application of data to inform educational planning and interventions.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 277 Integr CU Inst: Math/Science 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2022

This course is designed to provide learners with the content knowledge, instructional methods/materials, and assessment techniques needed to provide research-based math and science K - 12 instruction. Topics include essential math and science concepts and skills, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, culturally responsive instruction, standards-based outcomes, technology enhanced lesson planning, formative/summative assessments, research-based interventions, authentic learning experiences, and reflective practice. Upon completion, learners will be able to plan, implement, assess, and reflect on developmentally appropriate math and science instruction aligned to the NC Standard Course of Study, other professional and national standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 278 Integr CU Inst: Soc Stu/ELA 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2022

This course is designed to provide learners with the content knowledge, instructional methods/materials, and assessment techniques needed to provide research-based social studies and ELA K -12 instruction. Topics include essential social studies and ELA concepts and skills, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, culturally responsive instruction, standards-based outcomes, technology enhanced lesson planning, formative/summative assessments, research-based interventions, authentic learning experiences, and reflective practice. Upon completion, learners will be able to plan, implement, assess, and reflect on developmentally appropriate social studies and ELA instruction aligned to the NC Standard Course of Study, other professional and national standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 279 Literacy Develop and Instruct 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course is designed to provide students with concepts and skills of literacy development, instructional methods/materials and assessment techniques needed to provide scientifically-based, systematic reading and writing instruction into educational practice. Topics include literacy concepts, reading and writing development, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, culturally-responsive instruction, standards-based outcomes, lesson planning, formative/summative assessment, recognizing reading difficulties, research-based interventions, authentic learning experiences, classroom implementation, and reflective practice. Upon completion, students should be able to plan, implement, assess, evaluate, and demonstrate developmentally appropriate literacy instruction aligned to the NC Standard Course of Study and other state and national standards.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 280 Language/Literacy Experiences 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course provides evidence-based strategies for enhancing language and literacy experiences that align with NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Topics include developmental sequences for children's emergent receptive and expressive language, print concepts, appropriate observations/assessments, literacy enriched environments, quality selection of diverse literature, interactive media, and inclusive practices. Upon completion, students should be able to select, plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate language and literacy experiences for children who are culturally, linguistically and ability diverse.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23738)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24582)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25396)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 281 Instruc Strat/Read & Writ 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course covers concepts, resources, and methods for teaching reading and writing to elementary through middle-grade children. Topics include the importance of literacy, learning styles, skills assessment, various reading and writing approaches and instructional strategies. Upon completion, students should be able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate school-age literacy experiences as related to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. 

2014FA - New Course Version (S23740)

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25398)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 283 Educator Preparation Practicum 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2022

This course is designed to allow learners to demonstrate acquired skills and competencies in a developmentally appropriate learning environment. Topics include dispositions of effective teachers, portfolio assessment development, reflective practice, teaching methods, assessment strategies, and professional practices based on state and national Teaching Standards. Upon completion, learners should be able to provide a portfolio assessment with evidence of ethical/professional standards, respect for a diverse population in learning environments, content knowledge, appropriate guidance intervention, and grade-level technology enhanced lesson planning/assessments through practices in the classroom environment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 284 Early Child Capstone Prac Requisite(s) 1 9 0 4
Prerequisites: Take One Set: Set 1: EDU 119, EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 146, and EDU 151 or Set 2: EDU 119, PSY 244, PSY 245, EDU 146, and EDU 151 or Set 3: EDU 119, PSY 245, EDU 144, EDU 146, and EDU 151 or Set 4: EDU 119, PSY 244, EDU 145, EDU 146, and EDU 151
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course is designed to allow students to demonstrate acquired skills in a three star (minimum) or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities and environments for all children; supporting/engaging families; and modeling reflective and professional practices based on national and state guidelines. Upon completion, students should be able to apply NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development to demonstrate developmentally appropriate plans/assessments, appropriate guidance techniques and ethical/professional behaviors, including the use of appropriate technology, as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty assessments.

2013FA - New Local Prereq: EDU 214

2014FA - New Course Version (S23742)

2017FA – New Course Version (S24584)

2018FA - Revised Local Prereq: EDU 214 Removed

2019SP - Revised State Coreq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25400)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EGR 125 Appl Software for Tech 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course introduces personal computer software and teaches students how to customize the software for technical applications. Emphasis is placed on the use of common office applications software programs such as spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, and internet access. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in using applications software to solve technical problems and communicate the results in text and graphical formats.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EGR 131 Intro to Electronics Tech 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the basic skills required for electrical/electronics technicians. Topics include soldering/desoldering, safety and sustainability practices, test equipment, scientific calculators, AWG wire table, the resistor color code, electronic devices, problem solving, and use of hand tools. Upon completion, students should be able to solder/desolder, operate test equipment, apply problem-solving techniques, and use a scientific calculator.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23480)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EGR 150 Intro to Engineering Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course is an overview of the engineering profession. Topics include goal setting and career assessment, ethics, public safety, the engineering method and design process, written and oral communication, interpersonal skills and team building, and computer applications. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the engineering process, the engineering profession, and utilize college resources to meet their educational goals.

2015FA - New Course (S20709)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EGR 220 Engineering Statics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: PHY 251
Corequisites: MAT 272
Effective Term: Fall 1997

This course introduces the concepts of engineering based on forces in equilibrium. Topics include concentrated forces, distributed forces, forces due to friction, and inertia as they apply to machines, structures, and systems. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems which require the ability to analyze systems of forces in static equilibrium. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EGR 250 Statics/Strength of Mater Requisite(s) 4 3 0 5
Prerequisites: MAT 121 or MAT 171
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course includes vector analysis, equilibrium of force systems, friction, sectional properties, stress/strain, and deformation. Topics include resultants and components of forces, moments and couples, free-body diagrams, shear and moment diagrams, trusses, frames, beams, columns, connections, and combined stresses. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze simple structures.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Calculate reaction forces in a structure using equations of Equilibrium.
·2. Draw free body diagrams of two dimensional force systems.
·3. Calculate stresses and deflections in axial/torsional/bending systems.
·4. Calculate centroids and moments of inertia for areas.
·5. Apply engineering best practices and standards to design safe and efficient mechanical and structural components.

2014FA - New Course (S23987)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 111 Intro to Electricity 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of electricity and test equipment to non-electrical/electronics majors. Topics include basic DC and AC principles (voltage, resistance, current, impedance); components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors); power; and operation of test equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to construct and analyze simple DC and AC circuits using electrical test equipment.

2013FA - New Course

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3 6 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of and computations related to DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on DC/AC circuits, components, operation of test equipment; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, verify, and analyze simple DC/AC circuits.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials, and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to electrical circuits.
·3. Construct and analyze series, parallel and combinations circuits using appropriate components.
·4. Use appropriate laws and formulas to perform circuit calculations.
·5. Interpret electrical schematics.
·6. Describe the characteristics of various power sources.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - New Course Version (S23481)

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: DMA 030

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DMA 030, DRE 098, MAT 003 and ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the care/usage of tools and materials used in residential electrical installations and the requirements of the National Electrical Code. Topics include NEC, electrical safety, and electrical print reading; planning, layout; and installation of electrical distribution equipment; lighting; overcurrent protection; conductors; branch circuits; and conduits. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install conduits, wiring, and electrical distribution equipment associated with residential electrical installations.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to residential electrical circuits.
·3. Draw, plan and interpret electrical plans and symbols used in residential applications
·4. Identify, size, and install wiring and electrical distribution equipment and devices associated with residential electrical installations in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
·5. Recognize and demonstrate appropriate use of tools and materials that are used in residential wiring.

2012FA New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - New Course Version (S23518)

2017FA – Added Local Prereq: DMA 030

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002 and MAT 003

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DMA 030, DRE 098, MAT 003, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 114 Commericial Wiring Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 112 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course provides instruction in the application of electrical tools, materials, and test equipment associated with commercial electrical installations. Topics include the NEC; safety; electrical blueprints; planning, layout, and installation of equipment and conduits; and wiring devices such as panels and overcurrent devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install equipment and conduit associated with commercial electrical installations.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to commercial electrical circuits.
·3. Draw, plan, and interpret electrical plans and symbols used in commercial applications.
·4. Identify, size, and install wiring and electrical distribution equipment and devices associated with commercial electrical installations in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
·5. Recognize and demonstrate appropriate use of tools and materials that are used in commercial wiring.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 115 Industrial Wiring Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers layout, planning, and installation of wiring systems in industrial facilities. Emphasis is placed on industrial wiring methods and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to install industrial systems and equipment.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to industrial electrical circuits.
·3. Draw, plan, and interpret electrical plans and symbols used in industrial applications.
·4. Identify, size, and install wiring and electrical distribution equipment and devices associated with industrial electrical installations in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
·5. Recognize and demonstrate appropriate use of tools and materials that are used in industrial wiring.

2011FA New Local Prereq: ELC 114

2014FA - New Course Version (S23520)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 117 Motors and Controls Requisite(s) 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 112 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the fundamental concepts of motors and motor controls. Topics include ladder diagrams, pilot devices, contactors, motor starters, motors, and other control devices. Upon completion, students should be able to properly select, connect, and troubleshoot motors and control circuits.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to control circuits.
·3. Interpret and use ladder and wiring diagrams, symbols, and schematics.
·4. Demonstrate and describe the use of relays, contactors, motor starters and pilot devices in electrical control circuits.
·5. Describe principles and operations related to electrical control circuits.
·6. Describe the concepts of rotating electrical machinery.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 118 National Electrical Code Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: ELC 113 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the use of the current National Electrical Code. Topics include the NEC history, wiring methods, overcurrent protection, materials, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively use the NEC.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 125 Diagrams and Schematics 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers the interpretation of electrical diagrams, schematics, and drawings common to electrical applications. Emphasis is placed on reading and interpreting electrical diagrams and schematics. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret electrical diagrams and schematics.

2020SP - New Course (S10647)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 127 Software for Technicians Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces computer software which can be used to solve electrical/electronics problems. Topics include electrical/ electronics calculations and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize a personal computer for electrical/ electronics-related applications.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 112 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the programmable logic controller (PLC) and its associated applications. Topics include ladder logic diagrams, input/output modules, power supplies, surge protection, selection/installation of controllers, and interfacing of controllers with equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to understand basic PLC systems and create simple programs.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. List and describe the hardware components used in PLC systems.
·3. Utilize numbering systems as applied to PLCs.
·4. Demonstrate and describe the use of various PLC instruction sets.
·5. Create various simple PLC programs using the appropriate instruction set.
·6. Apply appropriate troubleshooting methods to PLCs.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 131 Circuit Analysis I Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: MAT 121 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces DC and AC electricity with an emphasis on circuit analysis, measurements, and operation of test equipment. Topics include DC and AC principles, circuit analysis laws and theorems, components, test equipment operation, circuit simulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret circuit schematics; design, construct, verify, and analyze DC/AC circuits; and properly use test equipment.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and describe the operation of components used in DC/AC circuits.
·2. Apply math formulas and circuit theorems in the analyses of DC/AC Circuits.
·3. Locate and select DC/AC devices using component specifications based on circuit requirements.
·4. Construct series, parallel and combination circuits.
·5. Select and demonstrate the use of appropriate test equipment to analyze circuit operation.
·6. Using appropriate troubleshooting techniques evaluate circuit performance applying suitable repair methods.
·7. Identify and demonstrate safe workplace practices.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 213 Instrumentation 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 128 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers the fundamentals of instrumentation used in industry. Emphasis is placed on electric, electronic, and other instruments. Upon completion, students should be able to install, maintain, and calibrate instrumentation.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 228 PLC Applications 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 128 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers programming and applications of programmable logic controllers. Emphasis is placed on programming techniques, networking, specialty I/O modules, and system troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to specify, implement, and maintain complex PLC controlled systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELC 233 Energy Management Requisite(s) 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers energy management principles and techniques typical of those found in industry and commercial facilities, including load control and peak demand reduction systems. Topics include load and peak demand calculations, load shedding, load balance and power factor, priority scheduling, remote sensing and control, and supplementary/alternative energy sources. Upon completion, students should be able to determine energy management parameters, calculate demand and energy use, propose energy management procedures, and implement alternative energy sources.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 112 Diesel Electronics System 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces electronic theory and applications as used in medium and heavy duty vehicles. Emphasis is placed on the basic function and operation of semiconductor and integrated circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to identify electronic components, explain their use and function, and use meters and flow charts to diagnose and repair systems.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 131 Analog Electronics I Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the characteristics and applications of semiconductor devices and circuits. Emphasis is placed on analysis, selection, biasing, and applications. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot discrete component circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and describe operation of semiconductor devices.
·2. Analyze where and how analog components are used.
·3. Locate and select analog devices using component specifications based on circuit requirements.
·4. Construct operational circuits using analog devices.
·5. Select and demonstrate the use of appropriate test equipment to analyze circuit operation.
·6. Using appropriate troubleshooting techniques evaluate circuit performance applying suitable repair methods.
·7. Identify and demonstrate safe workplace practices.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23487)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 132 Analog Electronics II Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: BMT 113 Local Requirement or ELN 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers additional applications of analog electronic circuits with an emphasis on analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (IC). Topics include amplification, filtering, oscillation, voltage regulation, and other analog circuits. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot analog electronic circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23509)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 133 Digital Electronics Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELC 112 Local Requirement or ELC 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers combinational and sequential logic circuits. Topics include number systems, Boolean algebra, logic families, medium scale integration (MSI) and large scale integration (LSI) circuits, analog to digital (AD) and digital to analog (DA) conversion, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot digital circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

Competencies

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and describe the operation of digital electronic devices and circuits.
·2. Analyze where and how digital electronics circuits are used.
·3. Locate and select digital electronic devices using component specifications based on circuit requirements.
·4. Construct operational circuits using digital devices.
·5. Select and demonstrate the use of appropriate test equipment to analyze circuit operation.
·6. Using appropriate troubleshooting techniques evaluate circuit performance applying suitable repair methods.
·7. Identify and demonstrate safe workplace practices.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23488)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 229 Industrial Electronics Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 131 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers semiconductor devices used in industrial applications. Topics include the basic theory, application, and operating characteristics of semiconductor devices. Upon completion, students should be able to construct and/or troubleshoot these devices for proper operation in an industrial electronic circuit.

Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify and demonstrate safe practices and procedures with tools, materials and industry accepted test equipment covered in the course.
·2. Demonstrate appropriate use of test equipment, evaluate circuit performance and apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques to semiconductor devices.
·3. Describe the properties and operation of semiconductors.
·4. Identify the schematic symbols associated with semiconductor devices.
·5. Construct and analyze operational circuits using semiconductor devices.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23525)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 232 Intro to Microprocessors Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 133 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces microprocessor architecture and microcomputer systems including memory and input/output interfacing. Topics include low-level language programming, bus architecture, I/O systems, memory systems, interrupts, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, verify, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor circuits and programs using appropriate techniques and test equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 233 Microprocessor Systems Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 232 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers the application and design of microprocessor control systems. Topics include control and interfacing of systems using AD/DA, serial/parallel I/O, communication protocols, and other related applications. Upon completion, students should be able to design, construct, program, verify, analyze, and troubleshoot fundamental microprocessor interface and control circuits using related equipment.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 237 Local Area Networks Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELC 127 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course introduces the fundamentals of local area networks and their operation. Topics include the characteristics of network topologies, system hardware, system configuration, installation and operation of the LAN. Upon completion, students should be able to install and maintain a local area network. This course is limited to students currently admitted to the Computer Engineering Technology or Electronics Engineering Technology programs.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 238 Advanced LANs Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: ELN 237 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course covers advanced concepts, tools, and techniques associated with servers, workstations, and overall local area network performance. Topics include network security and configuration, system performance and optimization, communication protocols and packet formats, troubleshooting techniques, multi-platform integration, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to use advanced techniques to install, manage, and troubleshoot networks and optimize server and workstation performance.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ELN 260 Prog Logic Controllers Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: ELN 229 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2007

This course provides a detailed study of PLC applications, with a focus on design of industrial controls using the PLC. Topics include PLC components, memory organization, math instructions, documentation, input/output devices, and applying PLCs in industrial control systems. Upon completion, students should be able to select and program a PLC system to perform a wide variety of industrial control functions. This course is limited to students currently admitted to the Electronics Engineering Technology program.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 110 EMT 6 6 3 9
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course introduces basic emergency medical care. Topics include preparatory, airway, patient assessment, medical emergencies, trauma, infants and children, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve North Carolina State or National Registry EMT certification.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23869)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25182)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 122 EMS Clinical Practicum I Requisite(s) 0 0 3 1
Prerequisites: EMS 110
Corequisites: EMS 130 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course provides the introductory hospital clinical experience for the paramedic student. Emphasis is placed on mastering fundamental paramedic skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency with fundamental paramedic level skills.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23872)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25185)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 130 Pharmacology Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: EMS 110
Corequisites: EMS 122 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course introduces the fundamental principles of pharmacology and medication administration and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include medical terminology, pharmacological concepts, weights, measures, drug calculations, vascular access for fluids and medication administration and legislation. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately calculate drug dosages, properly administer medications, and demonstrate general knowledge of pharmacology.

2011FA Local Prereqs Added: BIO 165 or BIO 168 and ENG 090 with grade of C or better

2014FA - New Course Version (S23874)

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2019FA – New Course Version (S25187)

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002, BIO 165, BIO 168, Add BIO 163

2021FA – Delete Local Prereq: BIO 163

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 131 Advanced Airway Management Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: EMS 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course is designed to provide advanced airway management techniques and is required for paramedic certification. Topics must meet current guidelines for advanced airway management in the pre-hospital setting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly utilize all airway adjuncts and pharmacology associated with airway control and maintenance.

2011FA Local Prereqs Added: BIO 165 or BIO 168 and ENG 090 with grade of C or better

2014FA - New Course Version (S23875)

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2019FA – New Course Version (S25188)

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002, BIO 165, BIO 168, Add BIO 163

2021FA – Delete Local Prereq: BIO 163

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 160 Cardiology I Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: EMS 110
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course introduces the study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, electrophysiology, and rhythm interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and interpret rhythms.

2014FA - New Course (S23873)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25189)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 220 Cardiology II Requisite(s) 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: EMS 122 and EMS 130 and EMS 160
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course provides an in-depth study of cardiovascular emergencies and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include assessment and treatment of cardiac emergencies, cardiac pharmacology, and patient care. Upon completion, students should be able to manage the cardiac patient.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23878)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25190)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 221 EMS Clinical Practicum II Requisite(s) 0 0 6 2
Prerequisites: EMS 121 or EMS 122 and EMS 130 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on increasing the proficiency of students' skills and abilities in patient assessments and the delivery of care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in advanced-level patient care.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23879)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25191)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 231 EMS Clinical Pract III Requisite(s) 0 0 9 3
Prerequisites: EMS 130 Local Requirement and EMS 221
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on enhancing the students' skills and abilities in providing advanced-level care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate continued progress in advanced-level patient care.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23880)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25192)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 240 Patients W/ Special Challenges Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: EMS 122 and EMS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2014

This course includes concepts of crisis intervention and techniques of interacting with patients with special challenges and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate intervention and interaction for neglected, abused, terminally ill, chronically ill, technology assisted, bariatric, physically challenged, mentally challenged, or assaulted patients as well as behavioral emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage the care of patients with special challenges.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23919)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 241 EMS Clinical Practicum IV Requisite(s) 0 0 12 4
Prerequisites: EMS 130 Local Requirement and EMS 231
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course provides clinical experiences in the hospital and/or field. Emphasis is placed on mastering the skills/competencies required of the paramedic providing advanced-level care. Upon completion, students should be able to provide advanced-level patient care as an entry-level paramedic.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23920)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25193)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 250 Medical Emergencies Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: EMS 122 and EMS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2014

This course provides an in-depth study of medical conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include appropriate interventions/treatments for disorders/diseases/injuries affecting the following systems: respiratory, neurological, abdominal/gastrointestinal, endocrine, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and immunological as well as toxicology, infectious diseases and diseases of the eyes, ears, nose and throat. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, assess and manage the care of frequently encountered medical conditions based upon initial patient assessment.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23921)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 260 Trauma Emergencies Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: EMS 122 and EMS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2014

This course provides in-depth study of trauma including pharmacological interventions for conditions frequently encountered in the prehospital setting and is required for paramedic certification. Topics include an overview of thoracic, abdominal, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurological, and multi-system trauma, soft tissue trauma of the head, neck, and face as well as environmental emergencies. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and manage trauma situations based upon patient assessment and should adhere to standards of care.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23922)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 270 Life Span Emergencies Requisite(s) 3 3 0 4
Prerequisites: EMS 122 and EMS 130
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course covers medical/ethical/legal issues and the spectrum of age-specific emergencies from conception through death required for paramedic certification. Topics include gynecological, obstetrical, neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric emergencies and pharmacological therapeutics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and treat age-specific emergencies.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23923)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25194)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 280 EMS Bridging Course 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2019

This course is designed to provide currently credentialed state or national Paramedic students with the most current education trends in Paramedic Practice. Emphasis is placed on transitions in healthcare. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate emerging trends in pre-hospital care.

2018FA - New Course (S23924)

2019FA – New Course Version (S25195)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EMS 285 EMS Capstone Requisite(s) 1 3 0 2
Prerequisites: EMS 220 and EMS 250 and EMS 260
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course provides an opportunity to demonstrate problemsolving skills as a team leader in simulated patient scenarios and is required for paramedic certification. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, integration of didactic and psychomotor skills, and effective performance in simulated emergency situations. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and appropriately respond to a variety of EMS related events.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 011 Writing and Inquiry Support Requisite(s) 1 2 0 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ENG 111 Local Requirement
Effective Term: Fall 2018

This course is designed to support students in the development of skills necessary for success in ENG 111 by complementing, supporting, and reinforcing ENG 111 Student Learning Outcomes. Emphasis is placed on developing a growth mindset, expanding skills for use in active reading and writing processes, recognizing organizational relationships within texts from a variety of genres and formats, and employing appropriate technology when reading and composing texts. Upon completion, students should be able to apply active reading strategies to college-level texts and produce unified, well-developed writing using standard written English.

2019SP - New Course (S25127) and New Local Coreq: ENG 111


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 110 Freshman Composition Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 002
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2020

This course is designed to develop informative and business writing skills. Emphasis is placed on logical organization of writing, including effective introductions and conclusions, precise use of grammar, and appropriate selection and use of sources. Upon completion, students should be able to produce clear, concise, well-organized short papers.

2017FA - New Course (S24002)

2019SP - Revised State Prereq: Added ENG 002 or ENG 111

2020FA – New Course Version (S25442)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 002
Corequisites: ENG 011
Effective Term: Fall 2020
This course is designed to develop the ability to produce clear writing in a variety of genres and formats using a recursive process. Emphasis includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of rhetorical strategies, thesis development, audience awareness, and revision. Upon completion, students should be able to produce unified, coherent, well-developed essays using standard written English. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in English Composition.
Competencies
·1. Demonstrate writing as a recursive process.
·2. Demonstrate writing and inquiry in context using different rhetorical strategies to reflect, analyze, explain, and persuade in a variety of genres and formats.
·3. Students will reflect upon and explain their writing strategies.
·4. Demonstrate the critical use and examination of printed, digital, and visual materials.
·5. Locate, evaluate, and incorporate relevant sources with proper documentation.
·6. Compose texts incorporating rhetorically effective and conventional use of language.
·7. Collaborate actively in a writing community.

ENG 002 Tier 2 Required

Some sections of this course may be recognized for Global Distinction. Please contact your advisor for assistance.

2014FA -New Course Version (S24022)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2016FA - Identified Course as Global Distinction

2019SP - Revised State Prereq: Add ENG 002 and Local Coreq: Add ENG 011

2020FA – New Course Version (S25433)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course, the second in a series of two, introduces research techniques, documentation styles, and writing strategies. Emphasis is placed on analyzing information and ideas and incorporating research findings into documented writing and research projects. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate and synthesize information from primary and secondary sources using documentation appropriate to various disciplines. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in English Composition.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course introduces the basic principles of oral communication in both small group and public settings. Emphasis is placed on the components of the communication process, group decision-making, and public address. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the principles of effective oral communication in small group and public settings.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 125 Creative Writing I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2001

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to practice the art of creative writing. Emphasis is placed on writing, fiction, poetry, and sketches. Upon completion, students should be able to craft and critique their own writing and critique the writing of others. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 231 American Literature I (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112 and ENG 113 Local Requirement and ENG 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
Competencies
·1. Describe, analyze, interpret and evaluate features of literary texts in several genres, applying appropriate literary and cultural terms.
·2. Critically analyze and interpret American literature from its beginnings to 1865 within historical and cultural contexts.
·3. Write critical essays about American literature that integrate primary and secondary sources using MLA documentation and standard academic written conventions.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 232 American Literature II (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112 and ENG 113 Local Requirement and ENG 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course covers selected works in American literature from 1865 to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.
Competencies
·1. Describe, analyze, interpret, and evaluate features of literary texts in several genres, applying appropriate literary and cultural terms.
·2. Critically analyze and interpret American literature from 1865 to the present within historical and cultural contexts.
·3. Write critical essays about American literature that integrate primary and secondary sources using MLA documentation and standard academic written conventions.

 


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 241 British Literature I (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112 and ENG 113 Local Requirement and ENG 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers selected works in British literature from its beginnings to the Romantic Period. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENG 242 British Literature II (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 112 and ENG 113 Local Requirement and ENG 114 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

This course covers selected works in British literature from the Romantic Period to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 120 Sociology of Disaster 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course is designed to overview sociological disaster research, disaster systems, and alternative research approaches. Topics include human and organizational behaviors, long term disaster impact on communities, disaster warning, and evacuation considerations. Upon completion, students should be able to assess and predict the impact of disaster-related human behavior.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 124 EM Services Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2008

This course covers federal and state laws that affect emergency service personnel in the event of a natural disaster or terrorist incident. Topics include initial response and long-term management strategies, with an emphasis on legal and ethical considerations and coordination between local, state, and federal agencies. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of the role of private industry, government agencies, public policies, and federal/ state declarations of disasters in emergency situations.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 130 Mitigation & Preparedness 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2008

This course introduces the mitigation and preparation techniques and methods necessary to minimize the impact of natural, technological, and man-made disasters. Topics include hazard identification and mapping, design and construction applications, financial incentives, insurance, structural controls, preparation, planning, assessment, implementation, and exercises. Upon completion students should be able to develop a mitigation and preparedness plan.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 140 Emergency Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014

This course covers the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Topics include organizing for emergency management, coordinating for community resources, public sector liability, and the roles of government agencies at all levels. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of comprehensive emergency management and the integrated emergency management system.

2014FA - New Course (S23936)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 150 Incident Management 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2009

This course introduces the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Topics include integrating command and control systems, maintaining communication within command and control systems, and using NIMS procedures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of key concepts necessary for operating within the National Incident Management System.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 210 Response & Recovery 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2009

This course introduces the basic concepts, operational procedures, and authorities involved in response and recovery efforts to major disasters. Topics include federal, state, and local roles and responsibilities in major disaster response and recovery work, with an emphasis on governmental coordination. Upon completion, students should be able to implement a disaster response plan and assess the needs of those involved in a major disaster.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 220 Terrorism and Emer Mgt 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course covers preparing for, responding to, and safely mitigating terrorism incidents. Topics include the history of terrorism, scene hazards, evidence preservation, risk assessment, roles and responsibilities, explosive recognition, and terrorism planning. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize the threat of terrorism and operate within the emergency management framework at a terrorism incident.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EPT 275 Emergency OPS Center Mgt 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2008

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and operate an EOC during crisis situations. Topics include properly locating and designing an EOC, staffing, training and briefing EOC personnel, and how to operate an EOC. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate how to set up and operate an effective emergency operations center.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ETR 215 Law for Entrepreneurs 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course introduces students to basic legal concepts specifically relevant to a business start-up venture. Topics include bailments and documents of title, nature and form of sales, risk and property rights, obligations and performance, business organizations, and agency and employment. Upon completion, students should be able to assess the legal responsibilities of a business start-up.

2011FA - New Course

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ETR 220 Innovation and Creativity 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course provides a study of developing and enhancing individual and organizational creativity and innovation. Topics include that innovation needs to be applied to products, services, and processes to increase competitive advantages and add value to businesses. Upon completion, students should be able to apply innovation and creativity principles in the work place.

2011FA - New Course

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ETR 230 Entrepreneur Marketing 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course covers the techniques to correctly research and define the target market to increase sales for start up businesses or to expand current businesses. Topics include how to target market and meet customers' needs with a limited budget in the early stages of the life of a start up business. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of how to correctly target market for a start-up business with limited resources.

2011FA - New Course

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ETR 240 Funding for Entrepreneurs Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ACC 120
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course provides a focus on the financial issues and needs confronting entrepreneurs attempting to grow their businesses by attracting startup and growth capital. Topics include sources of funding including angel investors, venture capital, IPO's, private placement, banks, suppliers, buyers, partners, and the government. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of how to effectively finance a business venture.

2011FA New Course


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ETR 270 Entrepreneurship Issues 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2008

This course introduces current and emerging entrepreneurship issues and opportunities. Topics include franchising, import/export, small business taxes, legal structures, negotiations, contract management, and time management. Upon completion, students should be able to apply a variety of analytical and decision-making requirements to start a new business.

2011FA - New Course

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098, ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 152 Fire Protection Law 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course covers fire protection law as referenced in NFPA standard 1. Topics include legal terms, contracts, liability, review of case histories, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss laws, codes, and ordinances as they relate to fire protection.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Define and describe the different types of laws within various levels of government.
·2. Explain the purpose of national codes and standards.
·3. Define and describe liability and negligence as it applies to fire and emergency services.
·4. Discuss applicable court decisions influencing emergency services.
·5. Explain current and emerging legal issues affecting emergency service delivery.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23888)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 164 OSHA Standards 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course covers public and private sector OSHA work site requirements referenced in NFPA standard 1250. Emphasis is placed on accident prevention and reporting, personal safety, machine operations, and hazardous material handling. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret specific OSHA regulations and write workplace policies designed to achieve compliance.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Identify specific work site requirements encountered in emergency services operations.
·2. Develop a safety plan for their department.
·3. Describe a hazard assessment required for the selection of personal protective equipment.
·4. Demonstrate the ability to write a workplace policy to achieve compliance.
·5. Demonstrate an understanding of various codes and standards related to the fire service.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23893)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 176 HazMat: Operations 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course is designed to increase first responder awareness of the type, nature, physiological effects of, and defensive techniques for mitigation of HazMat incidents. Topics include recognition, identification, regulations and standards, zoning, resource usage, defensive operations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and identify the presence of hazardous materials and use proper defensive techniques for incident mitigation.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Describe the nature and physiological effects of a hazardous materials event.
·2. Describe defensive techniques for mitigation of a hazardous materials event.
·3. Demonstrate the ability to use the emergency response guide.
·4. Demonstrate the ability to recognize and identify the presence of hazardous materials.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23894)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 224 Fire Instructor I & II 4 0 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course covers the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to train others in fire service operations. Topics include planning, presenting, and evaluating lesson plans, learning styles, use of media, communication, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to meet the requirements of the Fire Instructor I and II objectives from National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1041.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Describe the skills and abilities needed to train others in the fire service.
·2. Develop a lesson plan for a selected topic.
·3. Demonstrate an educational program for delivery to a defined audience.
·4. Identify safety considerations in various fire safety training scenarios and make appropriate provisions for a safe learning environment.
·5. Demonstrate utilization of different types of media in an educational environment.

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 228 Local Govt Finance 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course introduces local governmental financial principles and practices. Topics include budget preparation and justification, revenue policies, statutory requirements, audits, and the economic climate. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend the importance of finance as it applies to the operations of a department.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Define the types of budgets and typical usage for each type.
·2. Define and describe the different types of revenue fire departments receive including the advantages and disadvantages of each.
·3. Develop and present a budget for a capital outlay.
·4. Prepare a budget and written justification for the budget for presentation.
·5. Define basic finance and budgeting principles in relation to governmental agencies.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23902)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 230 Chem of Hazardous Mat I 5 0 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
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.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Describe the relationship between the elements listed in the periodical table and fire.
·2. Develop a response plan for a hazardous materials incident.
·3. Demonstrate knowledge of the chemical behavior of hazardous materials.
·4. Describe how NFPA standard 1072 affects operations at an incident.

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 240 Fire Service Supervision 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
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.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Describe the importance and necessity of supervisory skills and practices within the fire protection and emergency services.
·2. Develop disciplinary action plan.
·3. Demonstrate the process for dealing with a grievance.
·4. Demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of effective fire service supervision.
·5. Administer an employee performance evaluation.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23908)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 248 Fire Svc Personnel Adm 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course covers the basics of setting up and administering the personnel functions of fire protection organizations refereced 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.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Discuss the functional responsibilities of personnel management, influences on personnel issues, and ethical issues in personnel decisions in the fire service.
·2. Demonstrate knowledge of the importance of health and safety programs in fire and emergency services.
·3. Discuss fire service recruitment, selection, promotion, retention, and the impact of disparate treatment.
·4. Define and describe the different types of management styles used in the fire service.
·5. Demonstrate knowledge of Human Resources systems and administration.

2014FA - New Course (S23910)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 256 Munic Public Relations 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course is a general survey of municipal public relations and their effect on the governmental process referenced in NFPA standard 1035. Topics include principles of public relations, press releases, press conferences, public information officers, image surveys, and the effects of perceived service on fire protection delivery. Upon completion, students should be able to manage public relations functions of organizations which meet elements of NFPA 1021 for Fire Officer I and II.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Describe the relationship between the media and the fire service.
·2. Develop a press release for a specified incident.
·3. Demonstrate knowledge of the public information officer's responsibilities.
·4. Demonstrate the ability to manage a press conference.
·5. Discuss the use and management of social media in fire and emergency service organizations.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23912)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 276 Managing Fire Services 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
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.
Competencies
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Define the standards of efficiency and optimization.
·2. Define the framework of management and planning in the fire service.
·3. Develop management policies and plans for fire prevention and investigation practices.
·4. Explain the concepts of human resource management of public organizations.
·5. Explain how modern fire services function as all-hazards organizations

2014FA - New Course Version (S23917)


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FRE 111 Elementary French I (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FRE 112 Elementary Frech II (Global) Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite(s) 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: FRE 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
GEL 111 Geology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
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. This course has been approved for transfer under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Natural Science.
Competencies
·1. Explain fundamental geologic concepts including earth structure, plate tectonics, rocks and minerals, rock cycle, crustal deformation, surficial processes, earth resources and geohazards.
·2. Apply the basic methods of scientific inquiry in the context of geology.
·3. Recognize and quantify the operation of Earth system processes over geologic and human timescales and over local, regional and global spatial scales.
·4. Manipulate, interpret and construct visualizations of geologic data using maps, graphs, and contemporary technology.
·5. Demonstrate an appreciation for the societal relevance of geology and the impact of humans on the earth system.

2014FA - New Course Version (S24027)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2019SP - Revised Local Prereq: Add ENG 002

2020FA - Revised Local Prereq: Delete DRE 098

2022FA - Removed Local Prereq ENG 002


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
GEL 113 Historical Geology 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: GEL 111 or GEL 120 Local Requirement
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2003

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/ mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
GEL 120 Physical Geology 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 1997

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. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.


Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
GEL 130 Environmental Geology 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: GEL 111 or GEL 120