Catalog 2018-19 
    
    Dec 09, 2019  
Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  
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    MET 241L - CAD for Mechanical Design I Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities related to MET 241.
  
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    MET 242 - CAD for Mechanical Design II

    2.00 credits
    Instruction and practice of AutoCAD (mechanical) software in 3D environment. Utilize 3D software, practice to develop into an apprentice level computer aided design (CAD) technician. Corequisite: MET242L. Prerequisite: MET 241.
  
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    MET 242L - CAD for Mechanical Design II Lab

    1.00 credits
    Instruction and practice of AutoCAD (mechanical) software in 3D environment. Utilize 3D software, practice to develop into an apprentice level computer aided design (CAD) technician. Corequisite: MET242.
  
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    MET 243 - CAD for Mechanical Design III

    2.00 credits
    Instruction and practice of SOLIDWORKS® software in solid modeling design environment. Utilize 3D solid modeling practice to develop into an apprentice level computer aided design (CAD) technician. Corequisite: MET243L. Prerequisite: MET 242.
  
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    MET 243L - CAD for Mechanical Design III Lab

    1.00 credits
    Instruction and practice of SOLIDWORKS® software in solid modeling design environment. Utilize 3D solid modeling practice to develop into an apprentice level computer aided design (CAD) technician. Corequisite: MET243.

Manufacturing

  
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    MFG 102 - Basic Engineering Materials

    2.00 credits
    Introduces materials and metallurgy to include structure, selection, and use. Survey of materials used in industry and their physical and chemical attributes as they relate to properties, corrosion, and engineering applications. Major consideration given to metal alloys and wood. Introduction to polymers, ceramics, and composites included.
  
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    MFG 120 - Manufacturing Process I

    2.00 credits
    An introductory course in metal removal processes emphasizing drilling, milling, and lathe processes. Includes tool-bit grinding. Emphasis on production speeds and feeds. All lab practice will be on conventional machines. Corequisite: MFG 120L.
  
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    MFG 120L - Manufacturing Process I Lab

    2.00 credits
    An introductory course in metal removal processes emphasizing drilling, milling, and lathe processes. Includes tool-bit grinding. Emphasis on production speeds and feeds. All lab practice will be on conventional machines. Corequisite: MFG 120.
  
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    MFG 121 - Manufacturing Process II - CNC

    2.00 credits
    An introductory course in metal removal processes emphasizing drilling, milling, and lathe processes. Will include tool grinding. Emphasis on computer numerically controlled (CNC) concept and machining. All lab practice will be on CNC machines.
  
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    MFG 121L - Manufacturing Process II - CNC Lab

    2.00 credits
    Laboratory activities related to MFG 121.
  
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    MFG 122 - Manufacturing Process III - CNC

    2.00 credits
    MFG 122 is a follow-up course in metal removal processes - emphasis on conversational NC and CNC drilling, milling, and lathe processes. Will include tool grinding. Course stress will be on CNC (conversational) process, planning, concepts and machining. All lab practice will be offline on simulators and online using conversational NC and CNC machines.
  
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    MFG 122L - Manufacturing Process III - CNC Lab

    2.00 credits
    Laboratory activities related to MFG 122.
  
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    MFG 280 - Cooperative Work Experience

    2.00 credits
    On-the-job (paid or volunteer) experiences which allow for the application and development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes learned through the on-campus program. Cooperative work experience is offered for variable credit based on the student’s objectives. Instructor permission is required.

Medical

  
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    MDA 100 - Exploring Health Careers

    1.00 credits
    Course will explore health careers such as nursing, physical therapy, dental hygiene, and emergency medical services. Guest speakers from different health career areas will be invited to the classroom to provide students with an understanding of college requirements, performance skill levels, salaries, and availability of job opportunities.
  
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    MDA 101 - Medical Terminology I

    3.00 credits
    Covers medical terminology prefixes, suffixes, word roots, and abbreviations by body system. Prerequisite: Recommended placement into WRI 121.
  
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    MDA 102 - Medical Terminology II

    3.00 credits
    Covers medical terminology prefixes, suffices, word roots, and abbreviations by body system. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MDA 101.

Multimedia

  
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    MMT 199 - Special Studies: Multimedia

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of MMT not usually covered in depth in other MMT courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MMT.
  
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    MMT 239 - Digital Drawing/Adobe Illustrator

    3.00 credits
    Introduces the basics of digital illustration working with both vector graphics and photo editing. Applies tablet technology and screen-based drawing to create digitized graphic elements such as image header, sidebar, banner, logo, and other elements commonly used design. Uses various software platforms, but focuses mainly on Adobe Digital Illustrator. Recommended: ART 131. Corequisite: MMT 239L.
  
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    MMT 239L - Digital Draw/Adobe Illustrator Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities related to MMT 239. Corequisite: MMT 239.
  
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    MMT 240 - Digital Photography & Photoshop

    3.00 credits
    Students will learn the basics of digital photography, composition, and manipulation of images while using Adobe Photoshop. Investigate competent compact digital and DSLR camera handling techniques. The course emphasizes exposure control, digital management, image editing, printing and presentation. Examines important photographic themes, lighting, and composition. Use Photoshop in acquiring, preparing, manipulating, storing, outputting and/or uploading and displaying digital images. Requires access to a camera with manual exposure controls, DSLR (digital single-lens-reflex) cameras are preferred. Corequisite: MMT 240L.
  
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    MMT 240L - Digital Photography & Photoshop Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to MMT 240. Corequisite: MMT 240.
  
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    MMT 241 - Graphic Design for the Web

    3.00 credits
    This intermediate-level digital design course enables students to create web-based graphic and media solutions. Primary software programs include Adobe CS6 Illustrator (for illustrating) and Photoshop (for graphics production and image editing). Students build upon and apply previously learned skills that are specific for business marketing and digital communications and create digital art assets such as logos, buttons, headers, splash screens, infographics and various design and editing techniques for vector graphics, bitmap images, and photos. Both programs are used to integrate Photoshop and Illustrator files for web applications. Prerequisites: MMT 239 and MMT 240. Corequisite: MMT 241L.
  
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    MMT 241L - Graphic Design for the Web Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to MMT 241. Corequisite: MMT 241.
  
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    MMT 260 - Video Production I

    3.00 credits
    Introduces digital video production, with a focus on the fundamentals of project planning, basic camera functions, shooting techniques, lighting principles, and audio recording fundamentals. Includes preproduction issues, production terminology, and evaluation of industry etiquette. Recommended: MMT 240. Corequisite: MMT 260L.
  
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    MMT 260L - Video Production I Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to MMT 260. Corequisite: MMT 260.
  
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    MMT 261 - Video Production II

    3.00 credits
    Continues video production at an intermediate level and includes creation in multiple genres of short-form videos. While applying storytelling and narrative techniques, students create and produce one-on-one interviews, on-the-street interviews, product demos, how-to videos, YouTube videos, web cam videos, and creative storytelling videos. Production equipment used includes digital cameras, lighting, microphones, backdrops, and apply multiple editing techniques. Prerequisites: MMT 260. Corequisite: MMT 261L.
  
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    MMT 261L - Video Production II Lab

    1.00 credits
    Laboratory activities relating to MMT 261. Corequisite: MMT 261.
  
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    MMT 271 - Augmented Reality 1

    3.00 credits
    This course is designed to teach learners how to implement augmented reality using AR software. We will explore how to create AR markers and add content to those markers. The class will be project based with each student assigned a project to complete for the term. This class is aimed at individuals wishing to learn about AR in a practical environment. The learner is expected to be familiar with photography and creating video content. Exposure to the Unity software development environment is helpful but not required.
  
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    MMT 272 - Augmented Reality 2

    3.00 credits
    This course explores more advanced augmented reality topics. We will explore multiple target database implementations for both devices (Android and iOS) and the Cloud. We will also explore topics including text recognition, markerless target recognition, and scripting. This class is aimed at individuals wishing to expand their knowledge of augmented reality in a practical environment. The class will be project based with each student assigned a project to complete for the term. Exposure to C# scripting will be a plus. Prerequisite: MMT 271 or instructor approval.
  
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    MMT 273 - Augmented Reality 3

    3.00 credits
    This course introduces new topics to the augmented reality learner. We will explore geolocation augmented reality and augmented reality eyewear. This course will require C# scripting to take full advantage of the topics. The class will be project based with each student assigned a project to complete for the term. Prerequisite: MMT 272 or instructor approval.
  
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    MMT 298 - Independent Study: Multimedia

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of MMT not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MMT.
  
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    MMT 298A - Community Project Based Learning I

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of digital media not usually covered in depth in other MMT courses. Offered for three credits, based on the student’s accomplishments, and community and project based opportunity. Recommended: Prior study in digital media and design. Prerequisite: Instructor permission is required prior to registration.
  
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    MMT 298B - Community Project Based Learning II

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of digital media not usually covered in depth in other MMT courses. Offered for three credits, based on the student’s accomplishments, and community and project based opportunity. Recommended: Prior study in digital media and design. Prerequisite: MMT 298A. Instructor permission is required prior to registration.
  
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    MMT 298C - Community Project Based Learn III

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of digital media not usually covered in depth in other MMT courses. Offered for three credits, based on the student’s accomplishments, and community and project based opportunity. Recommended: Prior study in digital media and design. Prerequisite: MMT 298A and MMT 298B. Instructor permission is required prior to registration.
  
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    MMT 299 - Special Studies: Multimedia

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of MMT not usually covered in depth in other MMT courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MMT.

Mathematics

  
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    MTH 010 - Basic Math

    4.00 credits
    Whole number and integer arithmetic. Develops skills with mathematical operations using whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals. Recommended: If available, students enrolling in this class are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in a section of CGS 010.
  
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    MTH 020 - Prealgebra

    4.00 credits
    This course will cover ratios, rates, proportion, percent, measurement, and introduces the concepts of basic statistics, charts, and graphs. In addition the basic concepts of elementary algebra will be covered. Scientific calculator with fraction capabilities required.
  
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    MTH 051 - Fractions & Rational Numbers

    1.00 credits
    Purpose of this elective course is self-improvement in fraction and rational number skills. The following topics are covered: Meaning of fractions, simplification and building of equivalent fractions, operations with rational numbers, changing fractions to decimals, and applications of rational numbers. Scientific calculator is optional. Completion of MTH 010 and/or knowledge of signed numbers is recommended.
  
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    MTH 052 - Math Review for Higher Placement

    1.00 credits
    Students will use computer software to cover material from MTH 010 to MTH 095. This class will meet three hours per week in a computer lab. Class attendance is mandatory. Goals and pace with be set for the individual student by the instructor. Successful completion requires the student to place at least one level higher in the developmental math sequence. Prerequisite: Placement in MTH 010, MTH 020, or MTH 070. Recommended: Recent placement into MTH 010, MTH 020, or MTH  070 with remaining access to MyMathTest placement test. 
  
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    MTH 060 - Introductory Algebra I

    4.00 credits
    The following topics are covered: Signed numbers, order of operations, fundamental properties of algebra, solutions of linear equations, the two-coordinate graphing plane, point plotting, graphing of linear equations, and basic geometric, statistical formulas, and problem solving. Concepts will be introduced numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Results will be communicated in oral and written form. Scientific calculator with fraction capabilities required. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MTH 020 or placement by entrance exam.
  
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    MTH 065 - Introductory Algebra II

    4.00 credits
    The following topics are covered: Solving systems of equations, rules of exponents, order of operations, solutions of linear and quadratic equations, arithmetic operations of polynomials, factoring of polynomials, graphing of linear equations, and problem solving. Concepts will be introduced numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Results will be communicated in oral and written form. Scientific calculator with fraction capabilities required. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MTH 060 or instructor consent.
  
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    MTH 070 - Elementary Algebra

    4.00 credits
    The following topics are covered: Fundamental properties of algebra, solutions of linear and quadratic equations, order of operations, rules of exponents, arithmetic operations of polynomials, factoring of polynomials, the two-coordinate graphing plane, point plotting, graphing of linear equations, and basic geometric and statistical formulas and problem solving. Concepts will be introduced numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Results will be communicated in oral and written form. Scientific calculator with fraction capabilities required. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MTH 020 or placement by entrance exam.
  
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    MTH 095 - Intermediate Algebra

    4.00 credits
    The following topics are covered: Fundamentals of algebra, factoring of polynomials, solving quadratics using various techniques, simplifying of rational expressions, solving rational equations, simplifying of radical expressions, solving radical equations, definition of functions, evaluation of functions, and graphing of quadratics. Word problems will be included throughout the course. Concepts will be introduced numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Results will be communicated in oral and written form. Scientific calculator with fraction capabilities required. Prerequisites for MTH 095 can be met by any of the three following methods: Successful completion of MTH 060 and MTH 065, or successful completion of MTH 070 or placement by entrance exam.
  
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    MTH 098 - Intro to Quantitative Literacy

    4.00 credits
    The following topics are covered: Integers, order of operations, solving algebraic equations, creating and reading graphs of multiple types, unit conversions, ratios, proportions, and percent, pattern recognition and creation, formula use and manipulation, and measurements of center and variation for data sets. Application problem solving will be included throughout the course. Concepts will be introduced numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Results will be communicated in oral and written form. This is a survey course in mathematics for students in the liberal arts and other non-science majors. Upon successful completion of the course, students may take MTH 105. Prerequisites: MTH 020 or placement by entrance exam into MTH 070 or higher.
  
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    MTH 099 - Special Studies: Math

    1.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of math not usually covered in depth in other MTH courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MTH.
  
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    MTH 105 - Math in Society

    4.00 credits
    Math in Society is a rigorous mathematics course designed for liberal arts and humanities majors. The course provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem-solving techniques needed to be a productive, contributing citizen in the 21st century. Successful completion of MTH 095 or MTH 098, or placement by entrance exam into collegiate level math, and WRI 095.
  
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    MTH 105M - Math in Society

    5.00 credits
    Math in Society is a rigorous mathematics course designed for students in Liberal Arts and Humanities majors. The course provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem solving techniques needed to be a productive, contributing citizen in the 21st century. Successful completion of MTH 095 or MTH 098, or placement by entrance exam into collegiate level math, and WRI 095.
  
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    MTH 111 - College Algebra

    5.00 credits
    The algebraic operations dealing with linear, quadratic, and polynomial equations and functions. Introduces graphs of functions, linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic, and develops the concepts of exponential and logarithmic functions. Develops skills in systems of equations. Concepts will be introduced numerically, graphically, and symbolically. Results will be communicated in oral and written form. Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 095 with a “C” or better or placement by entrance exam.
  
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    MTH 112 - Elementary Functions

    4.00 credits
    The trigonometric ratios and their applications with special emphasis on identities, trigonometric equations, vectors, and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MTH 111 with grade “C” or better or equivalent.
  
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    MTH 130 - CTE Mathematics

    5.00 credits
    MTH 130 is a follow-up course to Intermediate Algebra. The course will include algebraic expressions and solving for singular inequalities, graphing linear inequalities, ratio and proportions, operations on polynomials, solving quadratic equations, perimeter area and volume, theorems on triangle and circles and trigonometry fundamentals and definitions. Prerequisite: Placement testing or Math 070.
  
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    MTH 199 - Special Studies: Math

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of MTH not usually covered in depth in other math courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MTH.
  
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    MTH 211 - Foundations of Elementary Math I

    4.00 credits
    This course is for prospective K-8 teachers. Emphasizes Polya’s problem solving process, patterns and sequences, set theory, numeration systems, number bases, number theory, and modular arithmetic. Will also introduce teaching pedagogy and development of teaching materials. Prerequisite: MTH 095 with a ‘C’ or better or placement in MTH 111.
  
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    MTH 212 - Foundations of Elementary Math II

    4.00 credits
    This course is for prospective K-8 teachers. Emphasizes proportions and algorithms of rational numbers (fractions, decimals, percent), integers, the sets of irrational and real numbers, and simple probability and statistics. Prerequisite: MTH 095 with a ‘C’ or better or placement in MTH 111.
  
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    MTH 213 - Foundations of Elementary Math III

    4.00 credits
    This course is for prospective K-8 teachers. Emphasizes informal geometry, transformational geometry, and measurement systems. Prerequisite: MTH 095 with a ‘C’ or better or placement in MTH 111.
  
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    MTH 243 - Statistics I

    4.00 credits
    Covers concepts of elementary probability, frequency distributions and their graphs, probability distributions, descriptive statistics, confidence interval estimation, and interpretation of statistical results. Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 095 or MTH 105 with a “C” or better or placement into MTH 111.
  
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    MTH 244 - Statistics II

    4.00 credits
    Covers inferential statistics with an emphasis on applications. Topics include estimation of proportions and means for a population, inferences from chi-square distributions, one way and two way analysis of variance (ANOVA), the F distribution, time series analysis, regression and correlation, and hypothesis testing. Working knowledge of Excel required. Prerequisite: MTH 243 with a grade “C” or better, or instructor approval.
  
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    MTH 251 - Calculus I

    4.00 credits
    Computation techniques for calculating the limit of a function. Computational techniques for calculating and applications of the derivative of a function. Prerequisite: MTH 112 with a grade “C” or better, or equivalent.
  
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    MTH 252 - Calculus II

    4.00 credits
    Computational techniques for and applications of definite and indefinite integrals. Prerequisite: MTH 251 with a grade “C” or better, or equivalent.
  
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    MTH 253 - Calculus III

    4.00 credits
    Vectors, differentiation, and integration of vector valued functions. Partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and their applications. This course introduces the calculus of several variables and multiple integration. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MTH 252 a grade of C or better.
  
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    MTH 254 - Vector Calculus

    4.00 credits
    Vectors, differentiation, and integration of vector-valued functions. Partial derivatives, multiple integrals, and their applications. Prerequisite: MTH 252 with a grade “C” or better, or equivalent.
  
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    MTH 299 - Special Studies: Math

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of MTH not usually covered in depth in other MTH courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MTH.

Music

  
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    MUS 105 - Music Appreciation

    3.00 credits
    Provides an introduction to understanding symphonic music in the vocal and instrumental genres from antiquity through the present using a multimedia format. Prerequisite or concurrent enrollment in WRI 095, or equivalent placement test scores. Fulfills the General Education requirement in Arts and Letters for the following degrees: AA-OT, AS, AAS, AGS, and AS-OT.
  
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    MUS 110 - Fundamentals of Music

    3.00 credits
    Covers concepts of sound, music notation, rhythm, meter, intervals, modes, scales, triads, sight singing, and ear training. Introduces the basic terminology of music theory and begins development of musical skills.
  
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    MUS 111 - Music Theory I (Part 1)

    3.00 credits
    Music Theory 111 is the first course in a three-term sequence of intensive music theory study designed for the music major or minor. Topics include notation, scales, keys, meter, intervals, transposition, triads, figured bass, cadences and non-harmonic tones. This course includes practical experience with keyboard harmony. Corequisite: MUS111C.
  
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    MUS 111C - Aural Skills I (Part 1)

    1.00 credits
    Develops musical skills emphasizing sight and sound of melodic and rhythmic patterns and musical intervals. Demonstrate musical recognition by singing and/or tapping the musical symbols presented for performance. Introduction to melodic, rhythmic and harmonic dictation. Corequisite: MUS 111.
  
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    MUS 112 - Music Theory I (Part 2)

    3.00 credits
    Music Theory 112 is the second course in a three-term sequence of intensive music theory study designed for the music major or minor. Topics include consonance and dissonance, species counterpoint, voice-leading, harmonic progression, and working with scores. The course includes practical experience with keyboard harmony. The source material of the course will focus on compositions and techniques of the common-practice tonal era. Prerequisite: MUS 111. Corequisite: MUS 112C.
  
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    MUS 112C - Aural Skills I (Part 2)

    1.00 credits
    Continues development of skills learned in MUS 111. Develop musical skills emphasizing sight and sound of melodic, rhythmic and harmonic intervals. Demonstrate musical recognition by singing and/or tapping the musical symbols presented for performance. Continued development of melodic, rhythmic and harmonic dictation. Prerequisite: MUS 111. Corequisite: MUS 112.
  
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    MUS 113 - Music Theory I (Part 3)

    3.00 credits
    Music Theory 113 is the third course in a three-term sequence of intensive music theory study designed for the music major or minor. Topics include part-writing, error detection, non-harmonic tones, harmonic analysis and a final project. The course includes practical experience with keyboard harmony. The source material of the course will focus on compositions and techniques of the common-practice tonal era. Prerequisite: MUS 112. Corequisite: MUS113C.
  
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    MUS 113C - Aural Skills I (Part 3)

    1.00 credits
    Continues development of skills learned in MUS 112C. Includes two-part melodic and rhythmic notation. Introduces secondary function and diatonic modulation. Part three of three-term sequence. Prerequisite: MUS 112C. Corequisite: MUS 113.
  
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    MUS 201 - Intro to Music & Its Literature I

    3.00 credits
    Covers the evolution of musical expression, forms, instruments, notation, as well as development of melody, harmony, and rhythm in Western sacred and secular; vocal and instrumental music during the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. Prerequisite: WRI 121.
  
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    MUS 202 - Intro to Music & Its Literature II

    3.00 credits
    Covers music of the Classic and Romantic eras. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or instructor permission.
  
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    MUS 203 - Intro to Music & Its Literature III

    3.00 credits
    Covers music of the post-Romantic era and the 20th century. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or instructor permission.
  
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    MUS 205 - History of Jazz Music

    3.00 credits
    Covers the 90-year history of jazz, an American art form. Eras, styles, and significant artists are examined and analyzed. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or instructor permission.
  
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    MUS 206 - History of Rock Music

    3.00 credits
    Examines rock music’s roots and development, its innovators and significant events through a cultural, as well as musical, perspective. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or instructor permission.
  
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    MUS 206M - History of Rock Music

    5.00 credits
    Examines rock music’s roots and development, its innovators and significant events through a cultural, as well as musical, perspective. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or instructor permission.
  
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    MUS 207 - History of Folk Music

    3.00 credits
    Examines ballads, work songs, bluegrass, country blues, and gospel music, as well as influential non-American styles. Also covers protest songs and the folk revival of the sixties. Prerequisite: WRI 121 or instructor permission.
  
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    MUS 265 - Music for Teachers

    3.00 credits
    Explores a variety of musical resources and activities appropriate for use in the classroom. This course will emphasize developing skills in understanding, presenting, and interpreting music while developing an awareness of the “how to” and “why” of teaching music to children.
  
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    MUS 298 - Independent Study: Music

    3.00 credits
    Offers individualized study at an advanced level in areas of MUS not considered in other courses to meet special interests or program requirements. Students must complete a term project and readings approved by the instructor. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MUS.
  
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    MUS 299 - Special Studies: Music

    3.00 credits
    Special topics, activities, or projects in an area of MUS not usually covered in depth in other MUS courses. Offered for variable credit, based on the student’s accomplishments. Instructor permission is required prior to registration. Recommended: Prior study in MUS.

Nursing

  
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    NSG 110 - Foundations of Nursing Practice (didactic)

    8.00 credits
    This course provides the students with the foundations of the art and science of nursing. Students are exposed to the core competencies that define the roles and responsibilities of an associate degree nurse. Emphasis is on assessment, teaching and learning, and communication in health and wellness. Prerequisite: Admission to the nursing program. Corequisite: NSG 110C.
  
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    NSG 110C - Foundations of Nursing Practice (application)

    4.00 credits
    The student will begin applying concepts through clinical skills in classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical settings. Focus is placed on acquiring proficiency needed to carry out basic independent and interdependent nursing actions that assist patients across the lifespan in meeting their health care needs. Principles of communication, assessments, safety, and caring interventions, including accurate calculation, measurement, and administration of medications will be included. Prerequisite: Admission to the nursing program. Corequisite: NSG 110.
  
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    NSG 111 - Health & Illness Concepts I (didactic)

    8.00 credits
    This course introduces the nursing student to the concepts of nursing practice and conceptual learning. Principles of evidence-based nursing practice will include the identification of clinical practice problems, the evaluation of available evidence, and the integration of evidence with clinical expertise and patient preferences in application to practice. The student is also introduced to concepts of health and illness across the lifespan: oxygenation, homeostasis/regulation, elimination, protection/movement, and emotional processes. Corequisite: NSG 111C.
  
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    NSG 111C - Health & Illness Concepts I (application)

    4.00 credits
    The focus of this course is to provide safe, evidence-based nursing care for patients with stable conditions, with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention across the lifespan and in a variety of settings. Additional caring interventions will be introduced in the laboratory and clinical settings. Corequisite: NSG 111.
  
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    NSG 112 - Health & Illness Concepts II (didactic)

    8.00 credits
    This course builds upon health and illness concepts across the lifespan. Concepts covered are related to oxygenation/hemostasis, homeostasis/regulation, metabolism, sexuality/reproduction, protection/movement and cognitive and behavioral processes. Corequisite: NSG 112C.
  
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    NSG 112C - Health & Illness Concepts II (application)

    4.00 credits
    The focus of this course is to provide safe, evidence-based nursing care for patients with chronic condition, across the lifespan in a variety of settings. This course builds upon curricular concepts. This course is a combination of clinical experience and simulation laboratory. Corequisite: NSG 112.
  
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    NSG 150 - LPN Transition to ADN (didactic)

    6.00 credits
    This course introduces the experienced LPN to the concepts of nursing practice and conceptual learning. Principles of evidence-based nursing practice will include the identification of clinical practice problems, the evaluation of available evidence, and the integration of evidence with clinical expertise and patient preferences in application to practice. Students are exposed to the core competencies that define the roles and responsibilities of an associate degree nurse. Emphasis is on expanded scope of practice, nursing process, and application of appropriate evidence-based protocols across the lifespan. Prerequisite: Formal acceptance into advanced placement program status. Corequisite: NSG 150C.
  
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    NSG 150C - LPN Transition to ADN (application)

    1.00 credits
    The focus of this course is on acquiring proficiency needed to carry out RN-level nursing interventions that were not a part of the LPN scope of practice. Principles of communication, assessment, safety, and caring interventions will be included. Prerequisite: Formal acceptance into advanced placement program status. Corequisite: NSG 150.
  
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    NSG 210 - Health & Illness Concepts III (didactic)

    8.00 credits
    This course builds upon prior nursing concepts covering health and illness concepts across the lifespan. Concepts covered are related to fluids/electrolytes, cellular regulation, mood/affect, cognition, oxygenation/hemostasis, protection/movement, and violence against self and others. Corequisite: NSG 210C.
  
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    NSG 210C - Health & Illness Concepts III (application)

    4.00 credits
    This course allows the student to apply the curricular concepts in the management of care for acutely ill individuals across the lifespan. This course is a combination of clinical experience and simulation laboratory. Corequisite: NSG 210.
  
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    NSG 211 - Health & Illness Concepts IV (didactic)

    8.00 credits
    The focus of this course is a continuation of the nursing care and management of patients with an altered health status that affects individuals, families and communities across the lifespan. The course applies prior nursing concepts with a focus on health maintenance, promotion, and restoration. Corequisite: NSG 211C.
  
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    NSG 211C - Health & Illness Concepts IV (application)

    4.00 credits
    The focus of this course is to provide safe, evidence-based nursing care with an emphasis on patient as individual, family, and community. Corequisite: NSG 211.
  
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    NSG 212 - Health & Illness Concepts V (didactic)

    8.00 credits
    The focus of this course is a continuation of the nursing care and management of patients with a complex or unstable condition. The course includes concepts such as thermoregulation, infection/inflammation, immunity, complicated grief, and legal/ethical issues. Professional behaviors, healthcare policy and systems are also part of the course. Corequisite: NSG 212C.
  
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    NSG 212C - Health & Illness Concepts V (application)

    4.00 credits
    The focus of this course is to provide safe, evidence-based nursing care for patients with complex conditions across the lifespan. This course builds upon curricular concepts. This course is a combination of clinical experience and simulation laboratory. Corequisite: NSG 212.
  
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    NSG 213 - Professional Concepts (didactic)

    3.00 credits
    This course is the culmination of the care and management of the holistic, diverse, complex and/or unstable client. Emphasis is on the refinement of clinical decision making skills, achievement of clinical competence, and demonstration of professional nursing practice. This course provides opportunities to incorporate informatics, to apply evidence-based practice, and to explore quality improvement opportunities using the National Patient Safety Goals. Corequisite: NSG 212C.
  
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    NSG 213C - Prof Concepts (appl) - Capstone Exp

    9.00 credits
    This course prepares the student for entry-level nursing practice as an associate degree graduate. The focus of this course is management of individuals across the lifespan with chronic, acute, and select complex conditions. Analysis and reflection throughout the clinical experience provide students with evaluative criteria against which they can judge their own performance and develop a practice framework. Corequisite: NSG 213.

Office Systems

  
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    OST 120 - Business Editing Skills

    3.00 credits
    Students will analyze and apply reference tools to proofread, edit, and format business documents appropriate for distribution. Practical applications and use of an office reference manual are also incorporated. Recommended: Placement into WRI 121, keyboard by touch and word processing skills, or consent of instructor. English communication skills necessary. Prerequisite: CAS 133.
  
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    OST 131 - 10-key Calculators

    1.00 credits
    Students will learn techniques to develop 10-key skills by touch. This course also covers the use of electronic printing calculators to solve simple business and mathematical problems.

Physical Education

  
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    PED 141B - Ultimate Frisbee

    1.00 credits
    Provides instruction and opportunity to develop skills in this modern game. Will also develop an understanding of rules, expectations, and etiquette. In-class time will be spent practicing skills and playing the game according to the established rules.
  
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    PED 141C - Relaxation & Flexibility

    1.00 credits
    Designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills needed to incorporate and practice a variety of techniques of relaxation and stretching. Flexibility training and relaxation are two basic and effective ways of attaining and maintaining good health and reducing stress.
  
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    PED 180A - Swimming - All Abilities

    1.00 credits
    Geared to a variety of swim skill levels. Covers basic swim strokes, elementary rescue and survival techniques, cardiovascular conditioning, and water play.
 

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