• College Student Success

    ACA-111


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 0 0 1
  • Success & Study Skills

    ACA-115


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • College Study Skills

    ACA-118


    This course covers skills and strategies designed to improve study behaviors. Topics include time management, note taking, test taking, memory techniques, active reading strategies, critical thinking, communication skills, learning styles, and other strategies for effective learning. Upon completion, students should be able to apply appropriate study strategies and techniques to the development of an effective study plan.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • College Transfer Success

    ACA-122


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Prin of Financial Accounting

    ACC-120


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Prin of Managerial Accounting

    ACC-121

    Prerequisites: Take ACC-120
    This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts including product-costing systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Prin of Financial Acct II

    ACC-122

    Prerequisites: Take ACC-120
    This course provides additional instruction in the financial accounting concepts and procedures introduced in ACC 120. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of specific balance sheet accounts, with in-depth instruction of the accounting principles applied to these accounts. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, prepare journal entries, and prepare reports in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Individual Income Taxes

    ACC-129


    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 income tax returns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law, and complete various individual tax forms.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Business Income Taxes

    ACC-130


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Payroll Accounting

    ACC-140

    Prerequisites: Take One: ACC-115 or ACC-120
    This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate computations, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries using appropriate technology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Accounting Software Appl

    ACC-150

    Prerequisites: Take One: ACC-115 or ACC-120
    This course introduces microcomputer applications related to accounting systems. Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, and correcting, adjusting, and closing entries. Upon completion, students should be able to use a computer accounting package to solve accounting problems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Intermediate Accounting I

    ACC-220

    Prerequisites: Take ACC-120
    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 balance sheet components. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the conceptual framework underlying financial accounting, including the application of financial standards.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Cost Accounting

    ACC-225

    Prerequisites: Take ACC-121
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Agricultural Economics

    AGR-110


    This course provides an introduction to basic economic principles in agriculture. Topics include supply and demand, the role of agriculture in the economy, economic systems, and micro- and macroeconomics. Upon completion, students should be able to explain economic systems, interpret supply and demand curves, and complete cost and revenue production schedules.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Basic Farm Maintenance

    AGR-111


    This course covers fundamentals of maintenance and repair of farm facilities and equipment. Topics include safe use of hand tools and farm machinery, carpentry, concrete, painting, wiring, welding, plumbing, and calculating costs and materials needed. Upon completion, students should be able to answer theoretical questions on topics covered and assist with maintenance and repair of farm facilities and equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Intro to Sustainable Ag

    AGR-139


    This course will provide students with a clear perspective on the principles, history and practices of sustainable agriculture in our local and global communities. Students will be introduced to the economic, environmental and social impacts of agriculture. Upon completion, students will be able to identify the principles of sustainable agriculture as they relate to basic production practices.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Agricultural Chemicals

    AGR-140


    This course covers all aspects of agricultural chemicals. Topics include safety, environmental effects, federal and state laws, pesticide classification, sprayer calibration, and licensing. Upon completion, students should be able to calibrate a sprayer, give proper pesticide recommendations (using integrated pest management), and demonstrate safe handling of pesticides.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Ag-O-Metrics

    AGR-150


    This course introduces basic calculations for agricultural applications. Topics include the metric system, land measurement, feed efficiency, rate of gain, chemical calibration, and payroll. Upon completion, students should be able to perform calculations that pertain to agricultural production.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Plant Science

    AGR-160


    This course introduces the basic principles of botany that pertain to agricultural production. Emphasis is placed on the anatomy and physiology of flowering plants. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and explain plant systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Soil Science

    AGR-170


    This course covers the basic principles of soil management and fertilization. Topics include liming, fertilization, soil management, biological properties of soil (including beneficial microorganisms), sustainable land care practices and the impact on soils, and plant nutrients. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, evaluate, and properly amend soils/media according to sustainable practices.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Farm Business Management

    AGR-212


    This course introduces budgeting, farm analysis, production costs, business organizations, and general management principles. Topics include enterprise budgets, partial budgets, whole farm budgets, income analysis, and business organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and analyze a farm budget.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Ag Law & Finance

    AGR-213


    This course covers the basic laws and financial aspects affecting agriculture. Topics include environmental laws, labor laws, contractual business operations, assets, liabilities, net worth, and funding sources. Upon completion, students should be able to complete loan application procedures and explain basic laws affecting the agricultural industry.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Agricultural Marketing

    AGR-214


    This course covers basic marketing principles for agricultural products. Topics include buying, selling, processing, standardizing, grading, storing, and marketing of agricultural commodities. Upon completion, students should be able to construct a marketing plan for an agricultural product.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Agronomy

    AGR-261


    This course provides a basic introduction to field and forage crops. Topics include forage crops, field crops, seed selection, fertility management, field preparation, harvesting, and storage. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of forage and field crop production practices.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Animal Science

    ANS-110


    This course introduces the livestock industry. Topics include nutrition, reproduction, production practices, diseases, meat processing, sustainable livestock production, and marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of livestock production practices and the economic impact of livestock locally, regionally, state-wide, and internationally.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • General Anthropology

    ANT-210


    This course introduces the physical, archaeological, linguistic, and ethnological fields of anthropology. Topics include human origins, genetic variations, archaeology, linguistics, primatology, and contemporary cultures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the four major fields of anthropology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Comparative Cultures

    ANT-221


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Art Appreciation

    ART-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Art History Survey I

    ART-114


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Art History Survey II

    ART-115


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Art by Women

    ART-118


    This course provides an analytical study of the works of representative female artists. Emphasis is placed on the historical and cultural contexts, themes, and aesthetic features of individual works. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and discuss selected works.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Two-Dimensional Design

    ART-121


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 6 0 3
  • Descriptive Astronomy

    AST-111


    This course introduces an overall view of modern astronomy. Topics include an overview of the solar system, the sun, stars, galaxies, and the larger universe. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the universe around them.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Descriptive Astronomy Lab

    AST-111A

    Corequisite: Take AST-111
    The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 111. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which enhance the materials presented in AST 111 and which provide practical experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the universe around them.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • General Astronomy I

    AST-151


    This course introduces the science of modern astronomy with a concentration on the solar system. Emphasis is placed on the history and physics of astronomy and an introduction to the solar system, including the planets, comets, and meteors. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the solar system.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • General Astronomy I Lab

    AST-151A

    Corequisite: Take AST-151
    The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 151. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which enhance the materials presented in AST 151 and which provide practical experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a general understanding of the solar system.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • General Astronomy II

    AST-152

    Prerequisites: Take AST-151
    This course is a continuation of AST 151 with primary emphasis beyond the solar system. Topics include the sun, stars, galaxies, and the larger universe, including cosmology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of astronomy.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • General Astronomy II Lab

    AST-152A

    Prerequisites: Take AST-151 Corequisite: Take AST-152
    The course is a laboratory to accompany AST 152. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences which enhance the materials presented in AST 152 and which provide practical experience. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of astronomy.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Automotive Servicing I

    AUT-113


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 6 0 2
  • Safety and Emissions

    AUT-114


    This course covers the laws, procedures, and specifications needed to perform a North Carolina State Safety and Emissions inspection. Topics include brake, steering and suspension, lighting, horn, windshield wiper, tire, mirrors, and emission control devices inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to perform complete and thorough North Carolina State Safety and Emissions inspections.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Safety and Emissions Lab

    AUT-114A

    Corequisite: Take AUT-114
    This course is an optional lab that allows students to enhance their understanding of North Carolina State Emissions Inspection failures. Topics include evaporative, positive crankcase ventilation, exhaust gas recirculation and exhaust emissions systems operation, including catalytic converter failure diagnosis. Upon completion, students should be able to employ diagnostic strategies to repair vehicle emissions failures resulting from North Carolina State Emissions inspection.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Engine Repair

    AUT-116


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Engine Repair Lab

    AUT-116A

    Corequisite: Take AUT-116
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Suspension & Steering Sys

    AUT-141


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Suspension & Steering Lab

    AUT-141A

    Corequisite: Take AUT-141
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Brake Systems

    AUT-151


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Brakes Systems Lab

    AUT-151A

    Corequisite: Take AUT-151
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Adv Auto Electricity Lab

    AUT-163A


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Engine Performance 1

    AUT-181


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Engine Performance 1 Lab

    AUT-181A

    Corequisite: Take AUT-181
    This course is an optional lab to be used as an alternative to co-op placement in meeting the NATEF standards for total hours. Topics include overviews of engine operation, ignition components and systems, fuel delivery, injection components and systems and emission control devices and emerging engine performance technologies. Upon completion, students should be able to describe operation and diagnose/repair basic ignition, fuel and emission related driveability problems using appropriate test equipment/service information.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Engine Performance 2

    AUT-183

    Prerequisites: Take AUT-181
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • Automotive Machining

    AUT-211


    This course covers engine machining processes for remanufacturing automotive engines. Emphasis is placed on cylinder head service, machining block surfaces, reconditioning connecting rod assemblies, camshafts, flywheels, and precision measurement. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the operation and proper use of automotive machining equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • Auto Shop Management

    AUT-212


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Automotive Servicing 2

    AUT-213


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Auto Transm/Transaxles

    AUT-221


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Auto Transm/Transax Lab

    AUT-221A

    Corequisite: Take AUT-221
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains

    AUT-231


    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 servicing 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Man Trans/Ax/Drtrains Lab

    AUT-231A

    Corequisite: Take AUT-231
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Adv Engine Performance

    AUT-281


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Principles of Biology

    BIO-110


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • General Biology I

    BIO-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • General Biology II

    BIO-112

    Prerequisites: Take BIO-111
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Introductory Botany

    BIO-120

    Prerequisites: Take One: BIO-110 or BIO-111
    This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of plants. Topics include reproduction and development of seed and non-seed plants, levels of organization, form and function of systems, and a survey of major taxa. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of plant form and function, including selected taxa of both seed and non-seed plants.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Introductory Zoology

    BIO-130

    Prerequisites: Take One: BIO-110 or BIO-111
    This course provides an introduction to the classification, relationships, structure, and function of major animal phyla. Emphasis is placed on levels of organization, reproduction and development, comparative systems, and a survey of selected phyla. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate comprehension of animal form and function including comparative systems of selected groups.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Environmental Biology

    BIO-140


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Environmental Biology Lab

    BIO-140A

    Corequisite: Take BIO-140
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Regional Natural History

    BIO-146


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Nutrition

    BIO-155


    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 wellas 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Human Biology

    BIO-161


    This course provides a basic survey of human biology. Emphasis is placed on the basic structure and function of body systems and the medical terminology used to describe normal and pathological states. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of normal anatomy and physiology and the appropriate use of medical terminology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Basic Anat & Physiology

    BIO-163


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 2 0 5
  • Anatomy and Physiology I

    BIO-165


    This course is the first of a two-course sequence which provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the structure, function, and interrelationship of organ systems with emphasis on the processes which maintain homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Anatomy and Physiology II

    BIO-166

    Prerequisites: Take BIO-165
    This course is the second in a two-course sequence which provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include the structure, function, and interrelationship of organ systems with emphasis on the processes which maintain homeostasis. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and the interrelationships of all body systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Anatomy and Physiology I

    BIO-168


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Anatomy and Physiology II

    BIO-169

    Prerequisites: Take BIO-168
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Microbes in World Affairs

    BIO-173

    Prerequisites: Take One: BIO-110 or BIO-111
    This course provides an integrated and comprehensive study of the microbial world and its influence on global events and human affairs. Topics include plant and animal diseases caused by viral, bacterial, and fungal pathogens and their impacts on history, industrial microbiology, biotechnology, and microbial ecology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of microbes in human and world affairs.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • General Microbiology

    BIO-175

    Prerequisites: Take One: BIO-110, BIO-111, BIO-163, BIO-165, or BIO-168
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Marine Biology

    BIO-243

    Prerequisites: Take One: BIO-110 or BIO-111
    This course covers the physical and biological components of the marine environment. Topics include major habitats, the diversity of organisms, their biology and ecology, marine productivity, and the use of marine resources by humans. Upon completion, students should be able to identify various marine habitats and organisms and to demonstrate a knowledge of their biology and ecology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Genetics

    BIO-250

    Prerequisites: Take BIO-112
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Pathophysiology

    BIO-271

    Prerequisites: Take One: BIO-163, BIO-166, or BIO-169
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Microbiology

    BIO-275

    Prerequisites: Take One: BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 163, BIO 165, or BIO 168
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Print Reading

    BPR-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Blueprint Reading-Mech

    BPR-121

    Prerequisites: Take One: BPR-111 or MAC-131
    This course covers the interpretation of intermediate blueprints. Topics include tolerancing, auxiliary views, sectional views, and assembly drawings. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret a mechanical working drawing.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Introduction to Business

    BUS-110


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Business Law I

    BUS-115


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Business Law II

    BUS-116

    Prerequisites: Take BUS-115
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Business Math

    BUS-121


    This course covers fundamental mathematical operations and their application to business problems. Topics include payroll, pricing, interest and discount, commission, taxes, and other pertinent uses of mathematics in the field of business. Upon completion, students should be able to apply mathematical concepts to business.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Principles of Management

    BUS-137


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Entrepreneurship I

    BUS-139


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Business Insurance

    BUS-147


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Human Resource Management

    BUS-153


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Business Finance

    BUS-225

    Prerequisites: Take ACC-120
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Bus Applications Seminar

    BUS-239


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Business Ethics

    BUS-240


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Entrepreneurship II

    BUS-245


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Business Psychology

    BUS-251


    This course provides an overview of organizational psychology in a business setting. Topics include employee motivation, organizational structure, leadership, conflict resolution, and job satisfaction. Upon completion, students should be able to interact effectively within a business organization.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 0 0 2
  • Business Communication

    BUS-260

    Prerequisites: Take One: ENG-110 or ENG-111
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Business Management Issues

    BUS-285

    Prerequisites: Take BUS-137
    This course covers contemporary issues that affect successful businesses and their managers and employees. Emphasis is placed on using case studies and exercises to develop analytical and problem-solving skills, ethics, quality management concepts, team skills, and effective communication. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the specific knowledge and skills covered to become more effective managers and employees.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Concepts in Chemistry

    CHM-115


    This course introduces basic chemical concepts and their applications to daily life for non-science majors. Topics include air pollution, global warming, energy, world of polymers, water and its importance to a technological society, food, drugs, and nuclear chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss, apply, and appreciate the impact of chemistry on modern society.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Introduction to Chemistry

    CHM-131


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Chemistry Lab

    CHM-131A

    Corequisite: Take CHM-131
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Organic and Biochemistry

    CHM-132

    Prerequisites: Take one set:
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • General Chemistry I

    CHM-151


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • General Chemistry II

    CHM-152

    Prerequisites: Take CHM-151
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Introduction to Computers

    CIS-110


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Basic PC Literacy

    CIS-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Computer Basics

    CIS-113


    This course introduces basic computer usage for non-computer majors. Emphasis is placed on developing basic personal computer skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in basic computer applications.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Intro to Prog & Logic

    CIS-115


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training

    CJC-100


    This course covers the basic skills and knowledge needed for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. Topics are divided into general units of study: legal, patrol duties, law enforcement communications, investigations, practical application and sheriff-specific. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to demonstrate competence in the topics and areas required for the state comprehensive certification examination.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    9 30 0 19
  • Intro to Criminal Justice

    CJC-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Criminology

    CJC-112


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Juvenile Justice

    CJC-113


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Law Enforcement Operations

    CJC-121


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Community Policing

    CJC-122


    This course covers the historical, philosophical, and practical dimensions of community policing. Emphasis is placed on the empowerment of police and the community to find solutions to problems by forming partnerships. Upon completion, students should be able to define community policing, describe how community policing strategies solve problems, and compare community policing to traditional policing.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Criminal Law

    CJC-131


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Court Procedure & Evidence

    CJC-132


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Corrections

    CJC-141


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Ethics & Comm Relations

    CJC-212


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Substance Abuse

    CJC-213


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Organization & Administration

    CJC-215


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Investigative Principles

    CJC-221


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Organized Crime

    CJC-223


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Crisis Intervention

    CJC-225


    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 job-related 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Constitutional Law

    CJC-231


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Correctional Law

    CJC-233


    This course introduces statutory/case law pertinent to correctional concepts, facilities, and related practices. Topics include examination of major legal issues encompassing incarceration, probation, parole, restitution, pardon, restoration of rights, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify/discuss legal issues which directly affect correctional systems and personnel.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Issues in Crim Justice App

    CJC-255

    Prerequisites: Take All: CJC-111, CJC-221, and CJC-231
    This course provides an opportunity to exhibit interpersonal and technical skills required for application of criminal justice concepts in contemporary practical situations. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking and integration of theory and practical skills components. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge required of any entry-level law enforcement officer.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Introduction to Communication

    COM-110


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro Interpersonal Com

    COM-120


    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, self-disclosure, 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Public Speaking

    COM-231


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Cosmetology Concepts I

    COS-111

    Corequisite: Take COS-112
    This course introduces basic cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, first aid, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, diseases and disorders, hygiene, product knowledge, chemistry, ethics, manicures, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 0 0 4
  • Salon I

    COS-112

    Corequisite: Take COS-111
    This course introduces basic salon services. Topics include scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, permanent waving, pressing, relaxing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate salon services.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 24 0 8
  • Cosmetology Concepts II

    COS-113


    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, chemistry, manicuring, chemical restructuring, and hair coloring. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 0 0 4
  • Salon II

    COS-114


    This course provides experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include basic skin care, manicuring, nail application, scalp treatments, shampooing, rinsing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, wigs, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 24 0 8
  • Cosmetology Concepts III

    COS-115


    This course covers more comprehensive cosmetology concepts. Topics include safety, product knowledge, salon management, salesmanship, skin care, electricity/light therapy, wigs, thermal hair styling, lash and brow tinting, superfluous hair removal, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently apply these cosmetology concepts in the salon setting.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 0 0 4
  • Salon III

    COS-116


    This course provides comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on intermediate-level of skin care, manicuring, scalp treatments, shampooing, hair color, design, haircutting, chemical restructuring, pressing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate these salon services.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 12 0 4
  • Cosmetology Concepts IV

    COS-117


    This course covers advanced cosmetology concepts. Topics include chemistry and hair structure, advanced cutting and design, and an overview of all cosmetology concepts in preparation for the licensing examination. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these cosmetology concepts and meet program completion requirements.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 0 0 2
  • Salon IV

    COS-118


    This course provides advanced experience in a simulated salon setting. Emphasis is placed on efficient and competent delivery of all salon services in preparation for the licensing examination and employment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in program requirements and the areas covered on the Cosmetology Licensing Examination and meet entry-level employment requirements.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 21 0 7
  • Esthetics Concepts I

    COS-119


    This course covers the concepts of esthetics. Topics include orientation, anatomy, physiology, hygiene, sterilization, first aid, chemistry, basic dermatology, and professional ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of esthetics and meet course requirements.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 0 0 2
  • Esthetics Salon I

    COS-120


    This course covers the techniques of esthetics in a comprehensive experience in a simulated salon setting. Topics include client consultation, facials, body treatments, hair removal, make-up applications, and color analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently demonstrate esthetic services on clients in a salon setting.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 18 0 6
  • Manicure/Nail Technology I

    COS-121


    This course covers techniques of nail technology, hand and arm surface manipulation, and recognition of nail diseases and disorders. Topics include OSHA/safety, sanitation, bacteriology, product knowledge, salesmanship, manicures, artificial applications, pedicures, surface manipulation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely and competently perform nail care, including manicures, pedicures, surface manipulations, decorating and artificial applications in a salon setting.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 6 0 6
  • Esthetics Concepts II

    COS-125


    This course covers more comprehensive esthetics concepts. Topics include nutrition, business management, makeup, and color analysis.Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the advanced esthetics concepts and meet course requirements.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 0 0 2
  • Manicure/Nail Tech. II

    COS-222


    This course covers advanced techniques of nail technology and hand and arm surface manipulation. Topics include OSHA/safety, product knowledge, customer service, salesmanship, artificial applications, nail art, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence necessary for the licensing examination, including advanced nail care, artificial enhancements, and decorations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 6 0 6
  • Contemp Hair Coloring

    COS-223

    Prerequisites: Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
    This course covers basic color concepts, hair coloring problems, and application techniques. Topics include color theory, terminology, contemporary techniques, product knowledge, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify a clients color needs and safely and competently perform color applications and correct problems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Trichology & Chemistry

    COS-224


    This course is a study of hair and the interaction of applied chemicals. Emphasis is placed on pH actions and the reactions and effects of chemical ingredients. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical terminology, pH testing, and chemical reactions on hair.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Contemporary Design

    COS-240

    Prerequisites: Take All: COS-111 and COS-112
    This course covers methods and techniques for contemporary designs. Emphasis is placed on contemporary designs and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate and apply techniques associated with contemporary design.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Computerized Salon Ops

    COS-250


    This course introduces computer and salon software. Emphasis is placed on various computer and salon software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize computer skills and software applications in the salon setting.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 0 0 1
  • Instructor Concepts I

    COS-271


    This course introduces the basic cosmetology instructional concepts. Topics include orientation, theories of education, unit planning, daily lesson planning, laboratory management, student assessment, record keeping, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify theories of education, develop lesson plans, demonstrate supervisory techniques, and assess student performance in a classroom setting.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    5 0 0 5
  • Instructor Practicum I

    COS-272


    This course covers supervisory and instructional skills for teaching entry-level cosmetology students in a laboratory setting. Topics include demonstrations of services, supervision, and entry-level student assessment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate salon services and instruct and objectively assess the entry-level student.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 21 0 7
  • Instructor Concepts II

    COS-273


    This course covers advanced cosmetology instructional concepts. Topics include practical demonstrations, lesson planning, lecture techniques, development and administration of assessment tools, record keeping, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to develop lesson plans, demonstrate supervision techniques, assess student performance in a classroom setting, and keep accurate records.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    5 0 0 5
  • Instructor Practicum II

    COS-274


    This course is designed to develop supervisory and instructional skills for teaching advanced cosmetology students in a laboratory setting. Topics include practical demonstrations, supervision, and advanced student assessment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the areas covered by the Instructor Licensing Examination and meet program completion requirements.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 21 0 7
  • C++ Programming

    CSC-134


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Visual BASIC Programming

    CSC-139


    This course introduces computer programming using the Visual BASIC 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Object-Oriented Prog

    CSC-143


    This course introduces the concepts of object-oriented programming. 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, test, debug, and implement objects at the application level using the appropriate environment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • JAVA Programming

    CSC-151


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Advanced C++ Programming

    CSC-234

    Prerequisites: Take CSC-134
    This course is a continuation of CSC 134 using the C++ programming language with standard programming principles. Emphasis is placed on advanced arrays/tables, file management/processing techniques, data structures, sub-programs, interactive processing, sort/merge routines, and libraries. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug and document programming solutions.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Advanced Visual BASIC Prog

    CSC-239

    Prerequisites: Take CSC-139
    This course is a continuation of CSC 139 using the Visual BASIC 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Programming Capstone Project

    CSC-289

    Prerequisites: Take CTS-285
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation

    CTI-110


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Network & Sec Foundation

    CTI-120


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Virtualization Concepts

    CTI-140


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Info Sys Business Concepts

    CTS-115


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Hardware/Software Support

    CTS-120


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Spreadsheet

    CTS-130


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Integrated Software Intro

    CTS-135


    This course instructs students in the Windows or Linux based program suites for word processing, spreadsheet, database, personal information manager, and presentation software. This course prepares students for introductory level skills in database, spreadsheet, personal information manager, word processing, and presentation applications to utilize data sharing. Upon completion, students should be able to design and integrate data at an introductory level to produce documents using multiple technologies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 4 0 4
  • Systems Analysis & Design

    CTS-285


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • System Support Project

    CTS-289


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Database Concepts

    DBA-110


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Database Programming I

    DBA-120


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • SQL Server DB Prog II

    DBA-221


    This course is designed to enhance programming skills developed in DBA 120. Topics include application development with GUI front-ends 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Design Process I

    DDF-211


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 6 0 4
  • Design Process II

    DDF-212

    Prerequisites: Take DDF-211
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 6 0 4
  • Technical Drafting I

    DFT-111


    This course introduces basic drafting skills, equipment, and applications. Topics include sketching, measurements, lettering, dimensioning, geometric construction, orthographic projections and pictorials drawings, sections, and auxiliary views. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and apply basic drawing principles and practices.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Technical Drafting I Lab

    DFT-111A

    Corequisite: Take DFT-111
    This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance basic drafting skills. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance the topics presented in DFT 111. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in DFT 111.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Technical Drafting II

    DFT-112

    Prerequisites: Take DFT-111
    This course provides for advanced drafting practices and procedures. Topics include detailed working drawings, hardware, fits and tolerances, assembly and sub-assembly, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, intersections, and developments. Upon completion, students should be able to produce detailed working drawings.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Technical Drafting II Lab

    DFT-112A

    Corequisite: Take DFT-112
    This course provides a laboratory setting to enhance advance drafting skills. Emphasis is placed on practical experiences that enhance the topics presented in DFT 112. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in DFT 112.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • CAD I

    DFT-151


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • CAD II

    DFT-152


    This course introduces extended CAD applications. Emphasis is placed upon intermediate applications of CAD skills. Upon completion, students should be able to use extended CAD applications to generate and manage drawings.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Intro Solid Modeling

    DFT-154


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Pattern Design & Layout

    DFT-161


    This course covers the layout of sheet metal and pipe fittings. Topics include the development of patterns and templates for metalworking industries. Upon completion, students should be able to develop, sketch, produce, and angle layouts.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Theatre Appreciation

    DRA-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Acting I

    DRA-130


    This course provides an applied study of the actor's craft. Topics include role analysis, training the voice, and body concentration, discipline, and self-evaluation. Upon completion, students should be able to explore their creativity in an acting ensemble.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 6 0 3
  • Survey of Economics

    ECO-151


    This course, for those who have not received credit for ECO 251 or 252, introduces basic concepts of micro- and macroeconomics. Topics include supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior, prices and wages, money, interest rates, banking system, unemployment, inflation, taxes, government spending, and international trade. Upon completion, students should be able to explain alternative solutions for economic problems faced by private and government sectors.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Prin of Microeconomics

    ECO-251


    This course introduces economic analysis of individual, business, and industry 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Prin of Macroeconomics

    ECO-252


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Princ & Prac of Inst Asst

    EDU-118

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course covers the instructional assistant's role in the educational system. Topics include history of education, professional responsibilities and ethics, cultural diversity, communication skills, and identification of the optimal learning environment. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the supporting role of the instructional assistant, demonstrate positive communication skills, and discuss educational philosophy.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Early Child Educ

    EDU-119


    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, appropriate environments, schedules, and activity plans.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 0 0 4
  • Child, Family, and Community

    EDU-131


    This course covers the development of partnerships between 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, supporting, and maintaining respectful, collaborative relationships between diverse families, programs/schools, and community agencies/resources reflective of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. Upon completion, students should be able to identify appropriate relationship building strategies between diverse families, children, schools, and communities and demonstrate a variety of communication skills including appropriate use of technology to support every child.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child, Family, & Commun

    EDU-131

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course covers the development of partnerships between culturally and linguistically diverse families, children, schools and communities. Emphasis is placed on developing skills and identifying benefits for establishing, supporting, and maintaining respectful, collaborative relationships between diverse families, programs/schools, and community agencies/resources. Upon completion, students should be able to explain appropriate relationships between families, educators, and professionals that enhance development and educational experiences of all children.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child Development I

    EDU-144


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child Development I

    EDU-144

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course includes the theories of child development, needs, milestones, and factors that influence development, from conception through approximately 36 months. Emphasis is placed on developmental sequences in physical/motor, emotional/social, cognitive, and language domains and the impact of multiple influences on development and learning. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain environmental factors that impact development, and identify strategies for enhancing development.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child Development II

    EDU-145


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child Development II

    EDU-145

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course includes the theories of child development, needs, milestones, and factors that influence development, from preschool through middle childhood. Emphasis is placed on developmental sequences in physical/motor, emotional/social, cognitive, and language domains and the impact of multiple influences on development and learning. Upon completion, students should be able to compare/contrast typical/atypical developmental characteristics, explain environmental factors that impact development, and identify strategies for enhancing development.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child Guidance

    EDU-146


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child Guidance

    EDU-146

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course introduces principles and practical techniques including the design of learning environments for providing developmentally appropriate guidance for all children, including those at risk. Emphasis is placed on observation skills, cultural influences, underlying causes of behavior, appropriate expectations, development of self control and the role of communication and guidance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate direct/indirect strategies for preventing problem behaviors, teaching appropriate/acceptable behaviors, negotiation, setting limits and recognizing at risk behaviors.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Creative Activities

    EDU-151


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Creative Activities

    EDU-151

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course covers planning, creation and adaptation of developmentally supportive learning environments with attention to curriculum, interactions, teaching practices and learning materials. Emphasis is placed on creating and adapting integrated, meaningful, challenging and engaging developmentally supportive learning experiences in art, music, movement and dramatics for all children. Upon completion, students should be able to create, adapt, implement and evaluate developmentally supportive learning materials, experiences and environments.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition

    EDU-153


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Health, Safety & Nutrit

    EDU-153

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course covers promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of all children. Topics include health and nutritional guidelines, common childhood illnesses, maintaining safe and healthy learning environments, recognition and reporting of abuse and neglect and state regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of health, safety, and nutritional needs, safe learning environments, and adhere to state regulations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Active Play

    EDU-157


    This course introduces physical activities to promote the development of the whole child, birth through middle childhood. Topics include active play, outdoor learning, design of the environment, development of play skills, loose parts play, nature play, risk benefit assessment, advocacy, and family/community connection. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the stages of play, the role of teachers in play, active play environments, advocate for the child's right to play, and plan and assess appropriate experiences using NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Active Play

    EDU-157

    Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course introduces the use of indoor and outdoor physical activities to promote the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development of children. Topics include the role of active play, development of play skills, playground design, selection of safe equipment, and materials and surfacing for active play. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the stages of play, the role of teachers in play, and the design of appropriate active play areas and activities.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Early Child Intro Pract

    EDU-184

    Prerequisites: Take EDU-119 Corequisite: Take DRE-097
    This course introduces students to early childhood settings and applying skills in a three star (minimum) or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on observing children and assisting in the implementation of developmentally appropriate activities/environments for all children; and modeling reflective/professional practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate interactions with children and ethical/professional behaviors as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty visits.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Children With Exceptionalities

    EDU-221


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Children With Exceptional

    EDU-221

    Prerequisites: Take one set: Corequisite: Take DRE-098
    This course introduces children with exceptionalities, their families, support services, inclusive/diverse settings, and educational/family plans based on the foundations of child development. Emphasis is placed on the characteristics of exceptionalities, observation and assessment of children, strategies for adapting the learning environment, and identification of community resources. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize diverse abilities, describe the referral process, and depict collaboration with families/professionals to plan/implement, and promote best practice.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

    EDU-234


    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, positive early learning experiences, supporting and engaging diverse families, providing safe, warm and nurturing interactions, and the application of the NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate responsive 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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Infants, Toddlers, & Twos

    EDU-234

    Prerequisites: Take EDU-119 Corequisite: Take DRE-098
    This course covers the unique needs and rapid changes that occur in the first three years of life and the inter-related factors that influence development. Emphasis is placed on recognizing and supporting developmental milestones through purposeful strategies, responsive care routines and identifying elements of quality, inclusive early care and education. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate respectful relationships that provide a foundation for healthy infant/toddler/twos development, plan/select activities/materials, and partner with diverse families.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • School-Age Develop & Programs

    EDU-235


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • School-Age Dev & Program

    EDU-235

    Corequisite: Take DRE-098
    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. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss developmental principles for all children ages five to twelve and plan and implement developmentally-appropriate activities.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Math & Sci Activities

    EDU-252

    Corequisite: Take DRE-098
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Early Childhood Admin I

    EDU-261


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Early Childhood Admin I

    EDU-261

    Corequisite: Take All: DRE-098 and EDU-119
    This course introduces principles of basic programming and staffing, budgeting/financial management and marketing, and rules and regulations of diverse early childhood programs. Topics include program structure and philosophy, standards of NC child care programs, finance, funding resources, and staff and organizational management. Upon completion, students should be able to develop components of program/personnel handbooks, a program budget, and demonstrate knowledge of fundamental marketing strategies and NC standards.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Early Childhood Admin II

    EDU-262


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Early Childhood Admin II

    EDU-262

    Prerequisites: Take EDU-261 Corequisite: Take All: DRE-098 and EDU-119
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Educational Technology

    EDU-271

    Corequisite: Take DRE-098
    This course introduces the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in all educational settings. Topics include technology concepts, instructional strategies, materials and adaptive technology for children with exceptionalities, facilitation of assessment/evaluation, and ethical issues surrounding the use of technology. Upon completion, students should be able to apply technology enhanced instructional strategies, use a variety of technology resources and demonstrate appropriate technology skills in educational environments.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Language/Literacy Experiences

    EDU-280


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Language & Literacy Exp

    EDU-280

    Corequisite: Take DRE-098
    This course is designed to expand students' understanding of children's language and literacy development and provides strategies for enhancing language/literacy experiences in an enriched environment. Topics include selection of diverse literature and interactive media, the integration of literacy concepts throughout the curriculum, appropriate observations/assessments and inclusive practices. Upon completion, students should be able to select, plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate and diverse language/literacy experiences.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Early Child Capstone Prac

    EDU-284


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 9 0 4
  • Early Child Capstone Prac

    EDU-284

    Prerequisites: Take One Set: Corequisite: Take DRE-098
    This course is designed to allow students to apply 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/involving families; and modeling reflective and professional practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate plans/assessments, appropriate guidance techniques and ethical/professional behaviors as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty visits.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 9 0 4
  • Statics/Strength of Mater

    EGR-250

    Prerequisites: Take One: MAT-121 or MAT-171
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 3 0 5
  • Design Project

    EGR-285


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 4 0 2
  • Residential Wiring

    ELC-113


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • Commercial Wiring

    ELC-114


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • Industrial Wiring

    ELC-115


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • Advanced Residential Wiring

    ELC-122

    Prerequisites: Take ELC-113
    This course introduces advanced topics in residential electrical installations including the requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Topics include NEC, special purpose outlets, telephone and low voltage signal systems, swimming pool electrical systems, home automation systems, standby power systems and residential utility-interactive photovoltaic systems. Upon completion, students should be able to properly install conduits, wiring, electrical distribution equipment, low voltage, standby power, automated systems, and utility-interactive photovoltaic systems associated with advanced residential electrical installations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 4 0 4
  • Intro to PLC

    ELC-128


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Circuit Analysis I

    ELC-131


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Circuit Analysis I Lab

    ELC-131A

    Corequisite: Take ELC-131
    This course provides laboratory assignments as applied to fundamental principles of DC/AC electricity. Emphasis is placed on measurements and evaluation of electrical components, devices and circuits. Upon completion, the students will gain hands-on experience by measuring voltage, current, and opposition to current flow utilizing various meters and test equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Electrical Drawings

    ELC-132


    This course introduces the technical documentation that is typically found or used in the industrial environment. Topics include interpretation of service manuals, freehand sketching, orthographic views and dimensions, and print reading. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret technical documents and prints and use basic drafting skills to prepare usable field drawings.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Electrical Machines

    ELC-135


    This course covers magnetic circuits, transformers, DC/AC machines, and the three-phase circuit fundamentals including power factor. Topics include magnetic terms and calculations, transformer calculations based on primary or secondary equivalent circuits, and regulation and efficiency calculations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform regulation and efficiency calculations for DC/AC machine circuits.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Electrical Machines II

    ELC-136


    This course covers DC/AC machine fundamentals including applications and control. Topics include control devices and induction single and polyphase AC motors, DC motors, stepper, and special purpose motors. Upon completion, students should be able to perform regulation and efficiency calculations and apply motor theory to practical control applications.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Electric Power Systems

    ELC-231


    This course covers the basic principles of electric power systems, including transmission lines, generator and transformer characteristics, and fault detection and correction. Emphasis is placed on line diagrams and per unit calculations for circuit performance analysis in regards to voltage regulation, power factor, and protection devices. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze simple distribution subsystems, calculate fault current, and compare different types and sizes of circuit protection devices.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Analog Electronics I

    ELN-131


    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 analog circuits using appropriate techniques and test equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Analog Electronics II

    ELN-132


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Digital Electronics

    ELN-133


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Intro to Microprocessors

    ELN-232


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Microprocessor Systems

    ELN-233


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Communication Systems

    ELN-234


    This course introduces the fundamentals of electronic communication systems. Topics include the frequency spectrum, electrical noise, modulation techniques, characteristics of transmitters and receivers, and digital communications. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret analog and digital communication circuit diagrams, analyze transmitter and receiver circuits, and use appropriate communication test equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Fiber Optics and Lasers

    ELN-236


    This course introduces the fundamentals of fiber optics and lasers. Topics include the transmission of light; characteristics of fiber optic and lasers and their systems; fiber optic production; types of lasers; and laser safety. Upon completion, students should be able to understand fiber optic communications and basic laser fundamentals.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Writing and Inquiry

    ENG-111

    Prerequisites: Take One Set:
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Writing/Research in the Disc

    ENG-112

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Literature-Based Research

    ENG-113

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111
    This course, the second in a series of two, expands the concepts developed in ENG 111 by focusing on writing that involves literature-based research and documentation. Emphasis is placed on critical reading and thinking and the analysis and interpretation of prose, poetry, and drama: plot, characterization, theme, cultural context, etc. Upon completion, students should be able to construct mechanically-sound, documented essays and research papers that analyze and respond to literary works.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Prof Research & Reporting

    ENG-114

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111
    This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations. Upon completion, students should be able to work individually and collaboratively to produce well-designed business and professional written and oral presentations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Creative Writing I

    ENG-125

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Introduction to Literature

    ENG-131

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111 Corequisite: Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114
    This course introduces the principal genres of literature. Emphasis is placed on literary terminology, devices, structure, and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and respond to literature.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Introduction to Drama

    ENG-132

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111 Corequisite: Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114
    This course provides intensive study of drama as a literary form, based on close reading of representative texts. Emphasis is placed on the development and analysis of drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and discuss the distinguishing features of drama.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • American Literature I

    ENG-231

    Prerequisites: Take One: ENG-112, ENG 113, or ENG 114
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • American Literature II

    ENG-232

    Prerequisites: Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • British Literature I

    ENG-241

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • British Literature II

    ENG-242

    Prerequisites: Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Southern Literature

    ENG-272

    Prerequisites: Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114
    This course provides an analytical study of the works of several Southern authors. Emphasis is placed on the historical and cultural contexts, themes, aesthetic features of individual works, and biographical backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and discuss selected works.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • African-American Literature

    ENG-273

    Prerequisites: Take One: ENG-112, ENG-113, or ENG-114
    This course provides a survey of the development of African-American literature from its beginnings to the present. Emphasis is placed on historical and cultural context, themes, literary traditions, and backgrounds of the authors. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to selected texts.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Elementary French I

    FRE-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Elementary French II

    FRE-112

    Prerequisites: Take FRE-111
    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Geology

    GEL-111


    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.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Introduction to Geography

    GEO-110


    This course introduces map reading skills and the physical and cultural features of different areas of the earth. Topics include spatial association, the importance of location, physical characteristics of the earth, and the impact of humans on the environment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an ability to read a map and describe physical and cultural features of different regions.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • World Regional Geography

    GEO-111


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Personal Health/Wellness

    HEA-110


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • First Aid & CPR

    HEA-112


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Diesel Engines

    HET-110


    This course introduces theory, design, terminology, and operating adjustments for diesel engines. Emphasis is laced on safety, theory of operation, inspection, measuring, and rebuilding diesel engines according to factory specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to measure, diagnose problems, and repair diesel engines.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 9 0 6
  • Power Trains

    HET-114


    This course introduces power transmission devices. Topics include function and operation of gears, chains, clutches, planetary gears, drive lines, differentials, and transmissions. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, research specifications, repair, and adjust power train components.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 6 0 5
  • Electronic Engines

    HET-115


    This course introduces the principles of electronically controlled diesel engines. Emphasis is placed on testing and adjusting diesel engines in accordance with manufacturere' specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, test, and calibrate electronically controlled diesel engines.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Preventive Maintenance

    HET-125


    This course introduces preventive maintenance practices used on medium and heavy duty vehicles and rolling assemblies. Topics include preventive maintenance schedules, services, DOT rules and regulations, and road ability. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and follow a preventive maintenance schedule as directed by manufacturers.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • World Civilizations I

    HIS-111


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • World Civilizations II

    HIS-112


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Global History

    HIS-115


    This course introduces the study of global history. Emphasis is placed on topics such as colonialism, industrialism, and nationalism. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant global historical issues.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • American History I

    HIS-131


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • American History II

    HIS-132


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • The Second World War

    HIS-145


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Women and History

    HIS-162


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • History of Sports

    HIS-164


    This course surveys the history of sports in human society. Topics include the development of sports in their social, cultural, and historical contexts. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the significance of sports in human culture.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • African-American History

    HIS-221


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • The Civil War

    HIS-226


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • North Carolina History

    HIS-236


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Human Services

    HSE-110


    This course introduces the human services field, including the history, agencies, roles, and careers. Topics include personal/professional characteristics, diverse populations, community resources, disciplines in the field, systems, ethical standards, and major theoretical and treatment approaches. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the knowledge, skills, and roles of the human services worker.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Group Process I

    HSE-112


    This course introduces interpersonal concepts and group dynamics. Emphasis is placed on self-awareness facilitated by experiential learning in small groups with analysis of personal experiences and the behavior of others. Upon completion, students should be able to show competence in identifying and explaining how people are influenced by their interactions in group settings.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Interviewing Techniques

    HSE-123


    This course covers the purpose, structure, focus, and techniques employed in effective interviewing. Emphasis is placed on observing, attending, listening, responding, recording, and summarizing of personal histories with instructor supervision. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic interviewing skills needed to function in the helping relationship.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Counseling

    HSE-125


    This course covers the major approaches to psychotherapy and counseling, including theory, characteristics, and techniques. Emphasis is placed on facilitation of self-exploration, problem solving, decision making, and personal growth. Upon completion, students should be able to understand various theories of counseling and demonstrate counseling techniques.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Human Services Issues

    HSE-210


    This course covers current issues and trends in the field of human services. Emphasis is placed on contemporary topics with relevance to special issues in a multi-faceted field. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate the knowledge, skills, and experiences gained in classroom and clinical experiences with emerging trends in the field.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 0 0 2
  • Case Management

    HSE-220

    Prerequisites: Take HSE-110
    This course covers the variety of tasks associated with professional case management. Topics include treatment planning, needs assessment, referral procedures, and follow-up and integration of services. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively manage the care of the whole person from initial contact through termination of services.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Crisis Intervention

    HSE-225


    This course introduces the basic theories and principles of crisis intervention. Emphasis is placed on identifying and demonstrating appropriate and differential techniques for intervening in various crisis situations. Upon completion, students should be able to assess crisis situations and respond appropriately.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Issues in Client Services

    HSE-240


    This course introduces systems of professional standards, values, and issues in the helping professions. Topics include confidentiality, assessment of personal values, professional responsibilities, competencies, and ethics relative to multicultural counseling and research. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and discuss multiple ethical issues applicable to counseling and apply various decision-making models to current issues.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Critical Thinking

    HUM-115

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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Cultural Studies

    HUM-120


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • The Nature of America

    HUM-121


    This course provides an interdisciplinary survey of the American cultural, social, and political experience. Emphasis is placed on the multicultural character of American society, distinctive qualities of various regions, and the American political system. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze significant cultural, social, and political aspects of American life.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Southern Culture

    HUM-122


    This course explores the major qualities that make the South a distinct region. Topics include music, politics, literature, art, religion, race relations, and the role of social class in historical and contemporary contexts. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the characteristics that distinguish Southern culture.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • American Women's Studies

    HUM-150


    This course provides an inter-disciplinary study of the history, literature, and social roles of American women from Colonial times to the present. Emphasis is placed on women's roles as reflected in American language usage, education, law, the workplace, and mainstream culture. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze the roles of women as reflected in various cultural forms.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Introduction to Film

    HUM-160


    This course introduces the fundamental elements of film artistry and production. Topics include film styles, history, and production techniques, as well as the social values reflected in film art. Upon completion, students should be able to critically analyze the elements covered in relation to selected films.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Internat Cultural Explor

    HUM-180


    This course provides a framework for students to visit, examine, and analyze a country/region outside the United States to learn about the place and people. Emphasis is placed on the distinctive cultural characteristics of a country or region. Upon completion, students should be able to identify similarities/differences, analyze causes/effects, and clearly articulate the impact of one or more cultural elements.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics I

    HYD-110


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Hyd/Hydrostatic Const

    HYD-134


    This course covers the hydraulic/hydrostatic components of construction equipment hydraulics and power trains. Topics include testing, adjusting, repair, and replacement of components that are applied to construction equipment hydraulics and transmissions along with other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to use proper diagnostic procedures and identify, repair, and replace hydraulic and hydrostatic systems on construction equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 4 0 4
  • Advanced Hydraulics

    HYD-210

    Prerequisites: Take One Course: HYD-110, HYD-111, or HYD-112
    This course covers advanced hydraulic systems. Emphasis is placed on advanced hydraulic systems and components, troubleshooting, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the installation, application, operation, and maintenance of hydraulic components and systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Industrial Safety

    ISC-112


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 0 0 2
  • Machining Technology I

    MAC-111


    This course introduces machining operations as they relate to the metalworking industry. Topics include machine shop safety, measuring tools, lathes, drilling machines, saws, milling machines, bench grinders, and layout instruments. Upon completion, students should be able to safely perform the basic operations of measuring, layout, drilling, sawing, turning, and milling.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 12 0 6
  • Machining Technology II

    MAC-112


    This course provides additional instruction and practice in the use of precision measuring tools, lathes, milling machines, and grinders. Emphasis is placed on setup and operation of machine tools including the selection and use of work holding devices, speeds, feeds, cutting tools, and coolants. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic procedures on precision grinders and advanced operations of measuring, layout, drilling, sawing, turning, and milling.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 12 0 6
  • Machining Technology III

    MAC-113


    This course provides an introduction to advanced and special machining operations. Emphasis is placed on working to specified tolerances with special and advanced setups. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a part to specifications.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 12 0 6
  • Intro to CNC

    MAC-121


    This course introduces the concepts and capabilities of computer numerical control machine tools. Topics include setup, operation, and basic applications. Upon completion, students should be able to explain operator safety, machine protection, data input, program preparation, and program storage.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 0 0 2
  • Math Measurement & Literacy

    MAT-110

    Prerequisites: Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, and DMA-030
    This course provides an activity-based approach that develops measurement skills and mathematical literacy using technology to solve problems for non-math intensive programs. Topics include unit conversions and estimation within a variety of measurement systems; ratio and proportion; basic geometric concepts; financial literacy; and statistics including measures of central tendency, dispersion, and charting of data. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the use of mathematics and technology to solve practical problems, and to analyze and communicate results.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Algebra/Trigonometry I

    MAT-121

    Prerequisites: Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and
    This course provides an integrated approach to technology and the skills required to manipulate, display, and interpret mathematical functions and formulas used in problem solving. Topics include the properties of plane and solid geometry, area and volume, and basic proportion applications; simplification, evaluation, and solving of algebraic equations and inequalities and radical functions; complex numbers; right triangle trigonometry; and systems of equations. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving, analyzing and communicating results.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Algebra/Trigonometry II

    MAT-122

    Prerequisites: Take MAT-121
    This course is designed to cover concepts in algebra, function analysis, and trigonometry. Topics include exponential and logarithmic functions, transformations of functions, Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, vectors, and statistics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the ability to use mathematics and technology for problem-solving, analyzing and communicating results.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Mathematical Concepts I

    MAT-141

    Prerequisites: Take One Set:
    This course is the first of a two-course sequence that develops a deeper understanding and appreciation of the basic concepts of mathematics. Emphasis is placed on sets, logic, number bases, elementary number theory, introductory algebra, measurement including metrics, and problem solving. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate orally and in writing these basic mathematical concepts.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Quantitative Literacy

    MAT-143

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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Statistical Methods I

    MAT-152

    Prerequisites: Take All: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, DMA-050, and
    This course provides a project-based approach to introductory statistics with an emphasis on using real-world data and statistical literacy. Topics include descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Upon completion, students should be able to use appropriate technology to describe important characteristics of a data set, draw inferences about a population from sample data, and interpret and communicate results.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Precalculus Algebra

    MAT-171

    Prerequisites: Take One Set:
    This course is designed to develop topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on solving equations and inequalities, solving systems of equations and inequalities, and analysis of functions (absolute value, radical, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic) in multiple representations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to algebra-related problems with and without technology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Precalculus Trigonometry

    MAT-172

    Prerequisites: Take MAT-171
    This course is designed to develop an understanding of topics which are fundamental to the study of Calculus. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of trigonometric functions in multiple representations, right and oblique triangles, vectors, polar coordinates, conic sections, and parametric equations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to trigonometry-related problems with and without technology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Brief Calculus

    MAT-263

    Prerequisites: Take MAT-171
    This course is designed to introduce concepts of differentiation and integration and their applications to solving problems. Topics include graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Calculus I

    MAT-271

    Prerequisites: Take: MAT-172
    This course is designed to develop the topics of differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is placed on limits, continuity, derivatives and integrals of algebraic and transcendental functions of one variable. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to derivative-related problems with and without technology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Calculus II

    MAT-272

    Prerequisites: Take MAT-271
    This course is designed to develop advanced topics of differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is placed on the applications of definite integrals, techniques of integration, indeterminate forms, improper integrals, infinite series, conic sections, parametric equations, polar coordinates, and differential equations. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding solutions to integral-related problems with and without technology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Calculus III

    MAT-273

    Prerequisites: Take MAT-272
    This course is designed to develop the topics of multivariate calculus. Emphasis is placed on multivariate functions, partial derivatives, multiple integration, solid analytical geometry, vector valued functions, and line and surface integrals. Upon completion, students should be able to select and use appropriate models and techniques for finding the solution to multivariate-related problems with and without technology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Machine Processes I

    MEC-111


    This course introduces shop safety, hand tools, machine processes, measuring instruments, and the operation of machine shop equipment. Topics include use and care of tools, safety, measuring tools, and the basic setup and operation of common machine tools. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts to specified tolerance.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Machine Processes II

    MEC-112

    Prerequisites: Take MEC-111
    This course covers advanced use of milling machines and lathes. Emphasis is placed on safety and compound setup of milling machines and lathes for manufacture of projects with a specified fit. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate proper procedures for manufacture of assembled parts.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • CNC Machining Processes

    MEC-128


    This course covers programming, setup, and operations of CNC turning, milling, and other CNC machines. Topics include programming formats, control functions, program editing, and part production and inspection. Upon completion, students should be able to manufacture simple parts using CNC machines.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 4 0 4
  • Mfg Materials I

    MEC-145


    This course introduces a variety of manufacturing materials and common processing techniques. Emphasis is placed on the processing, testing, and application of materials such as wood, metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental engineering applications for a variety of materials, including their process capabilities and limitations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Manufacturing Processes I

    MEC-161


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Manufacturing Proc I Lab

    MEC-161A

    Corequisite: Take MEC-161
    This course is a laboratory for MEC 161. Emphasis is placed on experiences that enhance the materials presented in MEC 161. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in MEC 161.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Comp-Aided Manufact I

    MEC-231


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Manufacturing Process II

    MEC-261

    Prerequisites: Take MEC-161
    This course covers advanced manufacturing processes. Topics include advanced concepts of work handling, automated manufacturing processes, production methods, and setups. Upon completion, students should be able to set up to manufacture a product on a production basis.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 4 0 4
  • Principles of Marketing

    MKT-120


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Advertising and Sales Promotio

    MKT-220


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Customer Service

    MKT-223


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to MLT

    MLT-110


    This course introduces all aspects of the medical laboratory profession. Topics include health care/laboratory organization, professional ethics, basic laboratory techniques, safety, quality assurance, and specimen collection. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of laboratory operations and be able to perform basic laboratory skills.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Urinalysis & Body Fluids

    MLT-111


    This course introduces the laboratory analysis of urine and body fluids. Topics include physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of the urine and body fluids. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting urinalysis and body fluid tests.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Medical Lab Chemistry

    MLT-118


    This course introduces the basic medical laboratory chemical principles. Emphasis is placed on selected topics from inorganic, organic, and biological chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between basic chemical principles and the medical laboratory function.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Hematology/Hemostasis I

    MLT-120


    This course introduces the theory and technology used in analyzing blood cells and the study of hemostasis. Topics include hematology, hemostasis, and related laboratory testing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension of hematology/hemostasis, perform diagnostic techniques, and correlate laboratory findings with disorders.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Immunohematology I

    MLT-125


    This course introduces the immune system and response; basic concepts of antigens, antibodies, and their reactions; and applications in transfusion medicine and serodiagnostic testing. Emphasis is placed on immunological and blood banking techniques including concepts of cellular and humoral immunity and pretransfusion testing. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting routine immunological and blood bank procedures.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 3 0 5
  • Clinical Chemistry I

    MLT-130


    This course introduces the quantitative analysis of blood and body fluids and their variations in health and disease. Topics include clinical biochemistry, methodologies, instrumentation, and quality control. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension of clinical chemistry, perform diagnostic techniques, and correlate laboratory findings with disorders.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Intro to Microbiology

    MLT-140


    This course introduces basic techniques and safety procedures in clinical microbiology. Emphasis is placed on the morphology and identification of common pathogenic organisms, aseptic technique, staining techniques, and usage of common media. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting basic clinical microbiology procedures.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • General Clinical Micro

    MLT-141

    Prerequisites: Take BIO-175
    This course is a comprehensive survey of clinical microbiology. Emphasis is placed on morphology and identification of pathogenic organisms covering both basic and special areas of clinical microbiology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting clinical microbiology procedures.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Professional Issues

    MLT-215


    This course surveys professional issues in preparation for career entry. Emphasis is placed on work readiness and theoretical concepts in microbiology, immunohematology, hematology, and clinical chemistry. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in career entry-level areas and be prepared for the national certification examination.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 0 0 1
  • Special Clin Microbiology

    MLT-240

    Prerequisites: Take MLT-140
    This course is designed to introduce special techniques in clinical microbiology. Emphasis is placed on advanced areas in microbiology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension in performing and interpreting specialized clinical microbiology procedures.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • MLT Practicum III

    MLT-271


    This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 3 1
  • MLT Practicum I

    MLT-283


    This course provides entry-level clinical laboratory experience. Emphasis is placed on technique, accuracy, and precision. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate entry-level competence on final clinical evaluations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 39 13
  • Music Appreciation

    MUS-110


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Introduction to Jazz

    MUS-112


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • History of Rock Music

    MUS-210


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Nurse Aide I

    NAS-101


    This course includes basic nursing skills required to provide safe, competent personal care for individuals. Emphasis is placed on person-centered care, the aging process, communication, safety/emergencies, infection prevention, legal and ethical issues, vital signs, height and weight measurements, elimination, nutrition, basic restorative care/rehabilitation, dementia, mental health and end-of-life care. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and be eligible to test for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 4 3 6
  • Nurse Aide II

    NAS-102


    This course provides training in Nurse Aide II tasks. Emphasis is placed on the role of the Nurse Aide II, sterile technique and specific tasks such as urinary catheterization, wound care, respiratory procedures, ostomy care, peripheral IV assistive activities, and alternative feeding methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills and safe performance of skills necessary to be eligible for listing on the North Carolina Nurse Aide II Registry.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 6 6
  • Introduction to Networks

    NET-125


    This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. Topics include introduction to the principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Upon completion, students should be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Routing Basics

    NET-126

    Prerequisites: Take NET-125
    This course focuses on initial router configuration, router software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs). Emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals of router configuration, managing router software, routing protocol, and access lists. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of routers and their role in WANs, router configuration, routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, and ACLs.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Netwking. Troubleshooting

    NET-235


    This course covers principles and techniques of troubleshooting hardware and software problems in a local area network. Topics include tools and methods, physical layer problems, server problems, and client problems. Upon completion, the student should be able to perform baseline LAN monitoring and to resolve common local area network problems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Networking Project

    NET-289


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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 4 0 3
  • Operating Systems Concepts

    NOS-110


    This course introduces students to a broad range of operating system concepts, including installation and maintenance. Emphasis is place on operating system concepts, management, maintenance, and resources required. Upon completion of this course, students will have an understanding of OS concepts, installation, management, maintenance, using a variety of operating systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Linux/UNIX Single User

    NOS-120


    This course develops the necessary skills for students to develop both GUI and command line skills for using and customizing a Linux workstation. Topics include Linux file system and access permissions, GNOME Interface, VI editor, X Window System expression pattern matching, I/O redirection, network and printing utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to customize and use Linux systems for command line requirements and desktop productivity roles.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Windows Single User

    NOS-130

    Prerequisites: Take One: CET-211, CTI-130, or NOS-110
    This course introduces operating system concepts for single-user systems. Topics include hardware management, file and memory management, system configuration/optimization, and utilities. Upon completion, students should be able to perform operating systems functions at the support level in a single-user environment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Linux/Unix Admin I

    NOS-220

    Prerequisites: Take NOS-120
    This course introduces the Linux file system, group administration, and system hardware controls. Topics include installation, creation and maintaining file systems, NIS client and DHCP client configuration, NFS, SMB/Samba, Configure X, Gnome, KDE, basic memory, processes, and security. Upon completion, students should be able to perform system administration tasks including installation, configuring and attaching a new Linux workstation to an existing network.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Windows Administration I

    NOS-230


    This course covers the installation and configuration of a Windows Server operating system. Emphasis is placed on the basic configuration of core network services, Active Directory and group policies. Upon completion, students should be able to install and configure a Windows Server operating system.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Practical Nursing I

    NUR-101


    This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including assessment, clinical decision making, professional behaviors, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching/learning, safety, ethical principles, legal issues, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    7 6 6 11
  • Practical Nursing II

    NUR-102


    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, nursing, and healthcare. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including clinical decision making, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching and learning, accountability, safety, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    7 0 9 10
  • Practical Nursing III

    NUR-103


    This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on biophysical and psychosocial concepts, professional behaviors, healthcare systems, health policy, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide safe, quality, and individualized entry level nursing care.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    6 0 9 9
  • Intro to Health Concepts

    NUR-111


    This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including medication administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual-centered care, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 6 6 8
  • Health-Illness Concepts

    NUR-112

    Prerequisites: Take NUR-111
    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of acid-base, metabolism, cellular regulation, oxygenation, infection, stress/coping, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, quality improvement, and informatics. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 6 5
  • Family Health Concepts

    NUR-113

    Prerequisites: Take NUR-111
    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of oxygenation, sexuality, reproduction, grief/loss, mood/affect, behaviors, development, family, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, and advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 6 5
  • Holistic Health Concepts

    NUR-114

    Prerequisites: Take NUR-111
    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, inflammation, sensory perception, stress/coping, mood/affect, cognition, self, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 6 5
  • Pharmacology

    NUR-117


    This course introduces information concerning sources, effects, legalities, and the safe use of medications as therapeutic agents. Emphasis is placed on nursing responsibility, accountability, pharmacokinetics, routes of medication administration, contraindications and side effects.Upon completion, students should be able to compute dosages and administer medication safely.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Health Care Concepts

    NUR-211

    Prerequisites: Take NUR-111
    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, infection, immunity, mobility, comfort, behaviors, health-wellness-illness, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, managing care, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 6 5
  • Health System Concepts

    NUR-212

    Prerequisites: Take NUR-111
    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of grief/loss, violence, health-wellness-illness, collaboration, managing care, safety, advocacy, legal issues, policy, healthcare systems, ethics, accountability, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 6 5
  • Complex Health Concepts

    NUR-213

    Prerequisites: Take NUR-111 Corequisite: Take All: NUR-112, NUR-113, NUR-114, NUR-211, and NUR-212
    This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 3 15 10
  • Comprehensive Keyboarding

    OST-130


    This course is designed to develop keyboarding skills and introductory document formatting. Emphasis is placed on keyboarding techniques and formatting basic business documents. Upon completion, students should be able to create documents in an ever-changing workplace.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Text Entry & Formatting

    OST-134


    This course is designed to provide skills needed to increase speed, improve accuracy, and format documents. Topics include letters, memos, tables, and business reports. Upon completion, students should be able to produce documents and key timed writings at speeds commensurate with employability.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Adv Text Entry & Format

    OST-135


    This course is designed to incorporate computer application skills in the generation of office documents. Emphasis is placed on advanced document production with increased speed and accuracy. Upon completion, students should be able to make independent decisions regarding planning, style, and method of presentation.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Adv Text Entry & Format

    OST-135

    Prerequisites: Take OST-134
    This course is designed to incorporate computer application skills in the generation of office documents. Emphasis is placed on advanced document production. Upon completion, students should be able to make independent decisions regarding planning, style, and method of presentation.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Word Processing

    OST-136


    This course is designed to introduce word processing concepts and applications. Topics include preparation of a variety of documents and mastery of specialized software functions. Upon completion, students should be able to work effectively in a computerized word processing environment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Office Applications I

    OST-137


    This course introduces the concepts and functions of software that meets the changing needs of the community. Emphasis is placed on the terminology and use of software through a hands-on approach. Upon completion, students should be able to use software in a business environment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Office Software Applicat.

    OST-137


    This course introduces the concepts and functions of software that meets the changing needs of the community. Emphasis is placed on the terminology and use of software through a hands on approach. Upon completion, students should be able to use software in a business environment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Office Applications II

    OST-138


    This course is designed to improve the proficiency in the utilization of software applications used in business offices through a hands-on approach. Emphasis is placed on in-depth usage of software to create a variety of documents applicable to current business environments. Upon completion, students should be able to master the skills required to design documents that can be customized using the latest software applications.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Med Office Terms I

    OST-141


    This course uses a language-structure approach to present the terminology and vocabulary that will be encountered in medical office settings. Topics include word parts that relate to systemic components, conditions, pathology, and disorder remediation in approximately one-half of the systems of the human body. Upon completion, students should be able to relate words to systems, pluralize, define, pronounce, and construct sentences with the included terms.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Med Terms I-Med Office

    OST-141


    This course uses a language-structure approach to present the terminology and vocabulary that will be encountered in medical office settings. Topics include word parts that relate to systemic components, conditions, pathology, and disorder remediation in approximately one-half of the systems of the human body. Upon completion, students should be able to relate words to systems, pluralize, define, pronounce, and construct sentences with the included terms.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Med Office Terms II

    OST-142


    This course is a continuation of OST 141 and continues the study, using a language-structure approach, of medical office terminology and vocabulary. Topics include word parts that relate to systemic components, conditions, pathology, and disorder remediation in the remaining systems of the human body. Upon completion, students should be able to relate words to systems, pluralize, define, pronounce, and construct sentences with the included terms.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Med Terms II-Med Office

    OST-142

    Prerequisites: Take OST-141
    This course is a continuation of OST 141 and continues the study, using a language-structure approach, of medical office terminology and vocabulary. Topics include word parts that relate to systemic components, conditions, pathology, and disorder remediation in the remaining systems of the human body. Upon completion, students should be able to relate words to systems, pluralize, define, pronounce, and construct sentences with the included terms.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Med Ins & Billing

    OST-148


    This course introduces fundamentals of medical insurance and billing. Emphasis is placed on the medical billing cycle to include third party payers, coding concepts, and form preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the life cycle of and accurately complete a medical insurance claim.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Med Coding Billing & Insu

    OST-148


    This course introduces fundamentals of medical coding, billing, and insurance. Emphasis is placed on the medical billing cycle to include third party payers, coding concepts, and form preparation. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the life cycle of and accurately complete a medical insurance claim.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Medical Legal Issues

    OST-149


    This course introduces the complex legal, moral, and ethical issues involved in providing health-care services. Emphasis is placed on the legal requirements of medical practices; the relationship of physician, patient, and office personnel; professional liabilities; and medical practice liability. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of current medical law and accepted ethical behavior.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Office Finance Solutions

    OST-153


    This course introduces basic bookkeeping concepts. Topics include entering data in accounts payable and receivable, keeping petty cash records, maintaining inventory, reconciling bank statements, running payroll, and generating simple financial reports. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the entry and manipulation of data to provide financial solutions for the office.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Office Finance Solutions

    OST-153


    This course introduces basic bookkeeping concepts. Topics include entering data in accounts payable and receivable, keeping petty cash records, maintaining inventory, reconciling bank statements, running payroll, and generating simple financial reports. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the entry and manipulation of data to provide financial solutions for the office.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Office Editing

    OST-164


    This course provides a comprehensive study of editing skills needed in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to use reference materials to compose and edit text.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Text Editing Applications

    OST-164


    This course provides a comprehensive study of editing skills needed in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, and editing. Upon completion, students should be able to use reference materials to compose and edit text.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Office Systems

    OST-181


    This course introduces the skills and abilities needed in today's office. Topics include effectively interacting with co-workers and the public, processing simple financial and informational documents, and performing functions typical of today's offices. Upon completion, students should be able to display skills and decision-making abilities essential for functioning in the total office context.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Records Management

    OST-184


    This course includes the creation, maintenance, protection, security, and disposition of records stored in a variety of media forms. Topics include alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric filing methods. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and maintain a records management system.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Office Publications Design

    OST-233

    Prerequisites: Take OST-136
    This course provides entry-level skills in using software with desktop publishing capabilities. Topics include principles of page layout, desktop publishing terminology and applications, and legal and ethical considerations of software use. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce professional business documents and publications.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Adv Word Processing

    OST-236


    This course develops proficiency in the utilization of advanced word processing functions. Emphasis is placed on advanced word processing features. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a variety of complex business documents.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Adv Word/Information Proc

    OST-236

    Prerequisites: Take OST-136
    This course develops proficiency in the utilization of advanced word/information processing functions. Emphasis is placed on advanced word processing features. Upon completion, students should be able to produce a variety of complex business documents.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Med Ofc Transcription I

    OST-241

    Prerequisites: Take One: MED-121 or OST-141
    This course introduces machine transcription techniques as applied to medical documents. Emphasis is placed on accurate transcription, proofreading, and use of reference materials as well as vocabulary building. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare accurate and usable transcripts of voice recordings in the covered specialties.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Med Ofc Transcription II

    OST-242

    Prerequisites: Take OST-241
    This course continues building transcription techniques as applied to medical documents. Emphasis is placed on accurate transcription and text editing , efficient use of reference materials, increasing transcription speed and accuracy, and improving understanding of medical terminology. Upon completion, students should be able to display competency in accurately transcribing medical documents.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Med Office Simulation

    OST-243

    Prerequisites: Take OST-148
    This course introduces medical systems used to process information in the automated office. Topics include traditional and electronic information resources, storing and retrieving information, and the billing cycle. Upon completion, students should be able to use the computer accurately to schedule, bill, update, and make corrections.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Med Document Processing

    OST-244


    This course provides a hands-on approach in processing medical documents. Emphasis is placed on creating and editing medical documents. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare accurately formatted medical documents.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Procedure Coding

    OST-247


    This course provides in-depth coverage of procedural coding. Emphasis is placed on CPT and HCPCS coding systems. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code procedures and services performed in a medical facility.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Procedure Coding

    OST-247

    Prerequisites: Take MED-121 or OST-141
    This course provides in-depth coverage of procedural coding. Emphasis is placed on CPT and HCPCS coding systems. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code procedures and services performed in a medical facility.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Diagnostic Coding

    OST-248


    This course provides an in-depth study of diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on ICD coding system. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code diagnoses in a medical facility.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Diagnostic Coding

    OST-248

    Prerequisites: Take MED-121 or OST-141
    This course provides an in-depth study of diagnostic coding. Emphasis is placed on ICD coding system. Upon completion, students should be able to properly code diagnoses in a medical facility.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Professional Development

    OST-286


    This course covers the personal competencies and qualities needed to project a professional image in the office. Topics include interpersonal skills, health lifestyles, appearance, attitude, personal and professional growth, multicultural awareness, and professional etiquette. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate these attributes in the classroom, office, and society.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Office Admin Capstone

    OST-289


    This course is designed to be a capstone course for the office professional and provides a working knowledge of administrative office procedures. Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication skills, office software applications, office procedures, ethics, and professional development. Upon completion, students should be able to adapt in an office environment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Administrative Office Mgt

    OST-289

    Prerequisites: Take One Set:
    This course is designed to be a capstone course for the office professional and provides a working knowledge of modern office procedures. Emphasis is placed on scheduling, telephone procedures, travel arrangements, event planning, office design, and ergonomics. Upon completion, students should be able to adapt in an office environment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Instrumentation Controls

    PCI-162


    This course surveys industrial process control instrumentation concepts, devices, and systems. Topics include process control devices and process control applications associated with industrial instrumentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the various industrial process control and instrumentation systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Fit and Well for Life

    PED-110


    This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Physical Fitness I

    PED-111


    This course provides an individualized approach to physical fitness utilizing the five major components. Emphasis is placed on the scientific basis for setting up and engaging in personalized physical fitness programs. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and implement an individualized physical fitness program.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Aerobics I

    PED-113


    This course introduces a program of cardiovascular fitness involving continuous, rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on developing cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility and on safety precautions. Upon completion, students should be able to select and implement a rhythmic aerobic exercise program.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Weight Training I

    PED-117


    This course introduces the basics of weight training. Emphasis is placed on developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and muscle tone. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement a personal weight training program.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Weight Training II

    PED-118

    Prerequisites: Take PED-117
    This course covers advanced levels of weight training. Emphasis is placed on meeting individual training goals and addressing weight training needs and interests. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement an individualized advanced weight training program.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Self-Defense: Beginning

    PED-125


    This course is designed to aid students in developing rudimentary skills in self-defense. Emphasis is placed on stances, blocks, punches, and kicks as well as non-physical means of self-defense. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic self-defense techniques of a physical and non-physical nature.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Golf-Beginning

    PED-128


    This course emphasizes the fundamentals of golf. Topics include the proper grips, stance, alignment, swings for the short and long game, putting, and the rules and etiquette of golf. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic golf shots and demonstrate a knowledge of the rules and etiquette of golf.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Tennis-Beginning

    PED-130


    This course emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis. Topics include basic strokes, rules, etiquette, and court play. Upon completion, students should be able to play recreational tennis.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Tennis-Intermediate

    PED-131

    Prerequisites: Take PED-130
    This course emphasizes the refinement of playing skills. Topics include continuing the development of fundamentals, learning advanced serves, and strokes and pace and strategies in singles and doubles play. Upon completion, students should be able to play competitive tennis.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Badminton

    PED-137


    This course covers the fundamentals of badminton. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, clears, drops, drives, smashes, and the rules and strategies of singles and doubles. Upon completion, students should be able to apply these skills in playing situations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Archery

    PED-138


    This course introduces basic archery safety and skills. Topics include proper techniques of stance, bracing, drawing, and releasing as well as terminology and scoring. Upon completion, students should be able to participate safely in target archery.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Volleyball-Beginning

    PED-143


    This course covers the fundamentals of volleyball. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, passing, setting, spiking, blocking, and the rules and etiquette of volleyball. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational volleyball.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Volleyball-Intermediate

    PED-144

    Prerequisites: Take PED-143
    This course covers more advanced volleyball techniques. Emphasis is placed on refining skills and developing more advanced strategies and techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in competitive volleyball.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Basketball-Beginning

    PED-145


    This course covers the fundamentals of basketball. Emphasis is placed on skill development, knowledge of the rules, and basic game strategy. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational basketball.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Soccer

    PED-147


    This course introduces the basics of soccer. Emphasis is placed on rules, strategies, and fundamental skills. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational soccer.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Softball

    PED-148


    This course introduces the fundamental skills and rules of softball. Emphasis is placed on proper techniques and strategies for playing softball. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational softball.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Swimming-Beginning

    PED-152


    This course is designed for non-swimmers and beginners. Emphasis is placed on developing confidence in the water, learning water safety, acquiring skills in floating, and learning elementary strokes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate safety skills and be able to tread water, back float, and use the crawl stroke for 20 yards.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Swimming-Intermediate

    PED-153

    Prerequisites: Take PED-152
    This course is designed for those who have mastered basic swimming skills. Emphasis is placed on refining basic skills and learning new swim strokes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the four basic strokes, the scissors kick, the underwater swim, and other related skills.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Swimming for Fitness

    PED-154


    This course introduces lap swimming, aquacises, water activities, and games. Emphasis is placed on increasing cardiovascular efficiency through aquatic exercise. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an individualized aquatic fitness program.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Water Aerobics

    PED-155


    This course introduces rhythmic aerobic activities performed in water. Emphasis is placed on increasing cardiovascular fitness levels, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an individually-paced exercise program.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Snow Skiing-Beginning

    PED-181


    This course introduces the fundamentals of snow skiing. Topics include basic techniques, safety, and equipment involved in snow skiing. Upon completion, students should be able to ski a down slope, enter and exit a ski lift, and perform basic maneuvers on skis.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Social Dance-Beginning

    PED-187


    This course introduces the fundamentals of popular social dances. Emphasis is placed on basic social dance techniques, dances, and a brief history of social dance. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate specific dance skills and perform some dances.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Disc Golf

    PED-219


    This course introduces the fundamentals of disc golf. Emphasis is placed on basic throwing techniques, putting, distance driving, scoring, and single and doubles play. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the skills required in playing situations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Lifeguard Training

    PED-260

    Prerequisites: Take PED-153
    This course covers the skills, knowledge, and techniques of lifesaving and lifeguarding. Topics include identifying and minimizing aquatic hazards, recognizing and effectively rescuing people in distress, and developing safety skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills, knowledge, and techniques of lifesaving and lifeguarding to pass American Red Cross lifeguarding certification.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Philosophical Issues

    PHI-215

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111
    This course introduces fundamental issues in philosophy considering the views of classical and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis is placed on knowledge and belief, appearance and reality, determinism and free will, faith and reason, and justice and inequality. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, analyze, and critically evaluate the philosophical components of an issue.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Introduction to Ethics

    PHI-240

    Prerequisites: Take ENG-111
    This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues arising from new technologies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Conceptual Physics

    PHY-110


    This course provides a conceptually-based exposure to the fundamental principles and processes of the physical world. Topics include basic concepts of motion, forces, energy, heat, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of matter and the universe. Upon completion, students should be able to describe examples and applications of the principles studied.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Conceptual Physics Lab

    PHY-110A

    Corequisite: Take PHY-110
    This course is a laboratory for PHY 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in PHY 110. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in PHY 110.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 2 0 1
  • Physics-Mechanics

    PHY-131

    Prerequisites: Take One: MAT-121 or MAT-171
    This algebra/trigonometry-based course introduces fundamental physical concepts as applied to engineering technology fields. Topics include systems of units, problem-solving methods, graphical analysis, vectors, motion, forces, Newton's laws of motion, work, energy, power, momentum, and properties of matter. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the principles studied to applications in engineering technology fields.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • Physics-Sound & Light

    PHY-133

    Prerequisites: Take PHY-131
    This algebra/trigonometry-based course is a study of fundamental physical concepts as applied to engineering technology fields. Topics include systems of units, problem-solving methods, graphical analysis, wave motion, sound, light, and modern physics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the principles studied to applications in engineering technology fields.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • College Physics I

    PHY-151

    Prerequisites: Take MAT-171
    This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vectors, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • College Physics II

    PHY-152

    Prerequisites: Take PHY-151
    This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric potentials, direct-current circuits, magnetostatic forces, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating-current circuits, and light. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 2 0 4
  • General Physics I

    PHY-251

    Prerequisites: Take MAT-271 Corequisite: Take MAT-272
    This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • General Physics II

    PHY-252

    Prerequisites: Take All: MAT-272 and PHY-251
    This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric potentials, direct-current circuits, magnetostatic forces, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating-current circuits, and light. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 3 0 4
  • Equipment Braking Systems

    PME-117


    This course covers fundamental theory, adjustments, and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic braking systems used primarily in mobile construction equipment. Emphasis is placed on braking systems used in construction equipment including pneumatic, hydraulic, dynamic, and inboard brakes. Upon completion, students should be able to use proper diagnostic procedures to identify, repair, or replace components.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Undercarriage Components

    PME-118


    This course covers the fundamentals, function, repair, adjustments, and safety requirements of undercarriage components on track-equipped machines. Topics include identification, measurement, wear points, adjustments, and operation of components on track-equipped machines. Upon completion, students should be able to properly measure, adjust, rebuild or replace undercarriage components.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Const Equip Servicing

    PME-221


    This course covers the servicing requirements for construction equipment. Topics include pre-delivery, after-sales check, routine servicing, and thousand-hour service. Upon completion, students should be able to locate service points, make minor service adjustments, and perform other routine servicing.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Intro Political Science

    POL-110


    This course introduces basic political concepts used by governments and addresses a wide range of political issues. Topics include political theory, ideologies, legitimacy, and sovereignty in democratic and non-democratic systems. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss a variety of issues inherent in all political systems and draw logical conclusions in evaluating these systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • American Government

    POL-120


    This course is a study of the origins, development, structure, and functions of American government. Topics include the constitutional framework, federalism, the three branches of government including the bureaucracy, civil rights and liberties, political participation and behavior, and policy process. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts and participatory processes of the American political system.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • State & Local Government

    POL-130


    This course includes state and local political institutions and practices in the context of American federalism. Emphasis is placed on procedural and policy differences as well as political issues in state, regional, and local governments of North Carolina. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss various problems associated with intergovernmental politics and their effect on the community and the individual.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • International Relations

    POL-220


    This course provides a study of the effects of ideologies, trade, armaments, and alliances on relations among nation-states. Emphasis is placed on regional and global cooperation and conflict, economic development, trade, non-governmental organizations, and international institutions such as the World Court and UN. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss major international relationships, institutions, and problems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Life Span Development

    PSY-110


    This course provides an introduction to the study of human growth and development. Emphasis is placed on the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception to death. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of development across the life span and apply this knowledge to their specific field of study.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Interpersonal Psychology

    PSY-118


    This course introduces the basic principles of psychology as they relate to personal and professional development. Emphasis is placed on personality traits, communication/leadership styles, effective problem solving, and cultural diversity as they apply to personal and work environments. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of these principles of psychology as they apply to personal and professional development.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • General Psychology

    PSY-150


    This course provides an overview of the scientific study of human behavior. Topics include history, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal behavior, personality theory, social psychology, and other relevant topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the science of psychology.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Psychology of Adjustment

    PSY-211

    Prerequisites: Take PSY-150
    This course introduces the study of the adjustment process focusing on contemporary challenges individuals must deal with in everyday life. Topics include theories of behavior, career choices, self-understanding, coping mechanisms, human relationships, intimacy, sociocultural factors influencing healthy personal adjustment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an awareness of the processes of adjustment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Psychology of Personality

    PSY-239

    Prerequisites: Take PSY-150
    This course covers major personality theories and personality research methods. Topics include psychoanalytic, behavioristic, social learning, cognitive, humanistic, and trait theories including supporting research. Upon completion, students should be able to compare and contrast traditional and contemporary approaches to the understanding of individual differences in human behavior.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Developmental Psych

    PSY-241

    Prerequisites: Take PSY-150
    This course is a study of human growth and development. Emphasis is placed on major theories and perspectives as they relate to the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of development from conception to death. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of development across the life span.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Child Psychology

    PSY-243

    Prerequisites: Take PSY-150
    This course provides an overview of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development from conception through adolescence. Topics include theories and research, interaction of biological and environmental factors, language development, learning and cognitive processes, social relations, and moral development. Upon completion, students should be able to identify typical and atypical childhood behavior patterns as well as appropriate strategies for interacting with children.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Abnormal Psychology

    PSY-281

    Prerequisites: Take PSY-150
    This course provides an examination of the various psychological disorders, as well as theoretical, clinical, and experimental perspectives of the study of psychopathology. Emphasis is placed on terminology, classification, etiology, assessment, and treatment of the major disorders. Upon completion, students should be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal behavior patterns as well as demonstrate knowledge of etiology, symptoms, and therapeutic techniques.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • World Religions

    REL-110


    This course introduces the world's major religious traditions. Topics include Primal religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the origins, history, beliefs, and practices of the religions studied.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Old Testament

    REL-211


    This course is a survey of the literature of the Hebrews with readings from the law, prophets, and other writings. Emphasis is placed on the use of literary, historical, archeological, and cultural analysis. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand Old Testament literature.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to New Testament

    REL-212


    This course is a survey of the literature of first-century Christianity with readings from the gospels, Acts, and the Pauline and pastoral letters. Topics include the literary structure, audience, and religious perspective of the writings, as well as the historical and cultural context of the early Christian community. Upon completion, students should be able to use the tools of critical analysis to read and understand New Testament literature.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Substance Abuse Overview

    SAB-110


    This course provides an overview of the core concepts in substance abuse and dependence. Topics include the history of drug use/abuse, effects on societal members, treatment of addiction, and preventive measures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the etiology of drug abuse, addiction, prevention, and treatment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Security Concepts

    SEC-110


    This course introduces the concepts and issues related to securing information systems and the development of policies to implement information security controls. Topics include the historical view of networking and security, security issues, trends, security resources, and the role of policy, people, and processes in information security. Upon completion, students should be able to identify information security risks, create an information security policy, and identify processes to implement and enforce policy.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Security Administration I

    SEC-160


    This course provides an overview of security administration and fundamentals of designing security architectures. Topics include networking technologies, TCP/IP concepts, protocols, network traffic analysis, monitoring, and security best practices. Upon completion, students should be able to identify normal network traffic using network analysis tools and design basic security defenses.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Selected Topics in _________

    SEL-192


    This course provides an opportunity to explore areas of current interest in the specific program or discipline areas. Emphasis is placed on subject matter appropriate to the program or discipline. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the specific area of study.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 2
  • Introduction to Sociology

    SOC-210


    This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions. Topics include socialization, research methods, diversity and inequality, cooperation and conflict, social change, social institutions, and organizations. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of sociological concepts as they apply to the interplay among individuals, groups, and societies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Sociology of the Family

    SOC-213


    This course covers the institution of the family and other intimate relationships. Emphasis is placed on mate selection, gender roles, sexuality, communication, power and conflict, parenthood, diverse lifestyles, divorce and remarriage, and economic issues. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze the family as a social institution and the social forces which influence its development and change.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Social Problems

    SOC-220


    This course provides an in-depth study of current social problems. Emphasis is placed on causes, consequences, and possible solutions to problems associated with families, schools, workplaces, communities, and the environment. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize, define, analyze, and propose solutions to these problems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Social Diversity

    SOC-225


    This course provides a comparison of diverse roles, interests, opportunities, contributions, and experiences in social life. Topics include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, and religion. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze how cultural and ethnic differences evolve and how they affect personality development, values, and tolerance.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Social Psychology

    SOC-240


    This course examines the influence of culture and social groups on individual behavior and personality. Emphasis is placed on the process of socialization, communication, conformity, deviance, interpersonal attraction, intimacy, race and ethnicity, small group experiences, and social movements. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and analyze cultural and social forces that influence the individual in a society.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Drugs and Society

    SOC-245

    Prerequisites: Take All:
    This course covers the impact of drugs on society and human behavior. Emphasis is placed on the construction of a modern social problem from contrasting historical responses to mind-altering substances. Upon completion, students should be able to apply sociological analysis in evaluating drug use as a societal and interpersonal problem.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Elementary Spanish I

    SPA-111


    This course introduces the fundamental elements of the Spanish 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 Spanish and demonstrate cultural awareness.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Elementary Spanish II

    SPA-112

    Prerequisites: Take SPA-111
    This course is a continuation of SPA 111 focusing on the fundamental elements of the Spanish 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 Spanish and demonstrate further cultural awareness.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Culture and Civilization

    SPA-141


    This course provides an opportunity to explore issues related to the Hispanic world. Topics include historical and current events, geography, and customs. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss selected topics and cultural differences related to the Hispanic world.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Cultural Immersion

    SPA-161

    Prerequisites: Take SPA-111
    This course explores Hispanic culture through intensive study on campus and field experience in a host country or comparable area within the United States. Topics include an overview of linguistic, historical, geographical, sociopolitical, economic, and/or artistic concerns of the area visited. Upon completion, students should be able to exhibit first-hand knowledge of issues pertinent to the host area and demonstrate understanding of cultural differences.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Intermediate Spanish I

    SPA-211

    Prerequisites: Take SPA-112
    This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intermediate Spanish II

    SPA-212

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

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Spanish Conversation

    SPA-221

    Prerequisites: Take SPA-212
    This course provides an opportunity for intensive communication in spoken Spanish. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary acquisition and interactive communication through the discussion of media materials and authentic texts. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss selected topics, express ideas and opinions clearly, and engage in formal and informal conversations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro. to Spanish Inter.

    SPI-113


    This course introduces the field of interpreting, interpretation models, cognitive processes associated with interpretation, professional ethical standards, employment opportunities, and working conditions. Topics include specialized jargon, code of ethics, interpreter assessments/qualifications, and protocol associated with various settings. Upon completion, students should be able to explain the rationale for placement of interpreters and apply ethical standards to a variety of working situations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Working With Diversity

    SWK-113


    This course examines and promotes understanding, sensitivity, awareness, and knowledge of human diversity. Emphasis is placed on professional responsibilities, duties, and skills critical to multicultural human services practice. Upon completion, students should be able to integrate and expand knowledge, skills, and cultural awareness relevant to diverse populations.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    3 0 0 3
  • Intro to Transport Tech

    TRN-110


    This course covers workplace safety, hazardous materials, environmental regulations, hand tools, service information, basic concepts, vehicle systems, and common transportation industry terminology. Topics include familiarization with major vehicle systems, proper use of various hand and power tools, material safety data sheets, and personal protective equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate appropriate safety procedures, identify and use basic shop tools, and describe government regulations regarding transportation repair facilities.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Basic Transp Electricity

    TRN-120


    This course covers basic electrical theory, wiring diagrams, test equipment, and diagnosis, repair and replacement of batteries, starters, and alternators. Topics include Ohm's Law, circuit construction, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and basic troubleshooting. Upon completion, students should be able to properly use wiring diagrams, diagnose, test, and repair basic wiring, battery, starting, charging, and electrical concerns.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    4 3 0 5
  • Basic Transp Electrical Lab

    TRN-120A

    Corequisite: Take TRN-120
    This course provides a lab that allows students to enhance their understanding of electrical components and circuits used in the transportation industry. Topics include inspection, diagnosis, and repair of electrical components and circuits using appropriate service information for specific transportation systems. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and service electrical components and circuits used in transportation systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 3 0 1
  • Intro to Sustainable Transp

    TRN-130


    This course provides an overview of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles. Topics include composition and use of alternative fuels including compressed natural gas, biodiesel, ethanol, hydrogen, and synthetic fuels, hybrid/electric, and vehicles using alternative fuels. Upon completion, students should be able to identify alternative fuel vehicles, explain how each alternative fuel delivery system operates, and perform minor repairs.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Transp Climate Control

    TRN-140


    This course covers the theory of refrigeration and heating, electrical/electronic/pneumatic controls, and diagnosis and repair of climate control systems. Topics include diagnosis and repair of climate control components and systems, recovery/recycling of refrigerants, and safety and environmental regulations. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose and repair vehicle climate control systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Transp Climate Cont Lab

    TRN-140A

    Corequisite: Take TRN-140
    This course provides experiences for enhancing student skills in the diagnosis and repair of transportation climate control systems. Emphasis is placed on reclaiming, recovery, recharging, leak detection, climate control components, diagnosis, air conditioning equipment, tools and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the operation, diagnose, and safely service climate control systems using appropriate tools, equipment, and service information.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Adv Transp Electronics

    TRN-145

    Prerequisites: Take TRN-120
    This course covers advanced transportation electronic systems including programmable logic controllers, on-board data networks, telematics, high voltage systems, navigation, collision avoidance systems and electronic accessories. Topics include interpretation of wiring schematics, reprogramming PLC?s, diagnosing and testing data networks and other electronic concerns. Upon completion, students should be able to reprogram PLC?s, diagnose and test data networks and other electronic concerns, and work safely with high voltage systems.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 3 0 3
  • Pc Skills for Transp

    TRN-170


    This course introduces students to personal computer literacy and Internet literacy with an emphasis on the transportation service industry. Topics include service information systems, management systems, computer-based systems, and PC-based diagnostic equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to access information pertaining to transportation technology and perform word processing.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 2 0 2
  • Work-Based Learning I

    WBL-111


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 1
  • Work-Based Learning I

    WBL-112


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 2
  • Work-Based Learning I

    WBL-113


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 3
  • Work-Based Learning I

    WBL-114


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 4
  • Work-Based Learning Seminar I

    WBL-115

    Corequisite: Take One: WBL-111, WBL-112, WBL-113 or WBL-114
    This course description may be written by the individual colleges.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 0 0 1
  • Work-Based Learning II

    WBL-121


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 1
  • Work-Based Learning II

    WBL-122


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 2
  • Work-Based Learning II

    WBL-123


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 3
  • Work-Based Learning II

    WBL-124


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 4
  • Work-Based Learning III

    WBL-131


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 1
  • Work-Based Learning III

    WBL-132


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 2
  • Work-Based Learning IV

    WBL-212


    This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom learning with related work experience. Upon completion, students should be able to evaluate career selection, demonstrate employability skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related competencies.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    0 0 0 2
  • Internet/Web Fundamentals

    WEB-110


    This course introduces World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standard markup language and services of the Internet. Topics include creating web pages, search engines, FTP, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to deploy a hand-coded website created with mark-up language, and effectively use and understand the function of search engines.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Web Markup and Scripting

    WEB-115


    This course introduces Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) standard client-side Internet programming using industry-established practices. Topics include JavaScript, markup elements, stylesheets, validation, accessibility, standards, and browsers. Upon completion, students should be able to develop hand-coded web pages using current markup standards.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • PHP Programming

    WEB-182

    Prerequisites: Take CIS-115
    This course introduces students to the server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language PHP. Emphasis is placed on programming techniques required to create dynamic web pages using PHP scripting language features. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and create a dynamic web site using the PHP scripting language.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Prog for Mobile Devices

    WEB-187

    Prerequisites: Take CIS-115
    This course introduces content development for mobile electronic devices with a focus on business-related, social media, and entertainment applications. Emphasis is placed on developing web content and creating applications for mobile devices, including internet/business practices and techniques for delivery on mobile platforms. Upon completion, students should be able to develop web content and business or entertainment applications for use on mobile electronic devices.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Implementing Web Serv

    WEB-230


    This course covers website and web server architecture. Topics include installation, configuration, administration, and security of web servers, services and sites. Upon completion, students should be able to effectively manage the web services deployment lifecycle according to industry standards.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Database Driven Websites

    WEB-250


    This course introduces dynamic (database-driven) website development. Topics include the use of basic database CRUD statements (create, read, update and delete) incorporated into web applications, as well as in software architecture principles. Upon completion, students should be able to design and develop database driven web applications according to industry standards.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Cutting Processes

    WLD-110


    This course introduces oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting systems. Topics include safety, proper equipment setup, and operation of oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve and bevel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cut metals of varying thickness.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Basic Welding Processes

    WLD-112


    This course introduces basic welding and cutting. Emphasis is placed on beads applied with gases, mild steel fillers, and electrodes and the capillary action of solder. Upon completion, students should be able to set up welding and oxy-fuel equipment and perform welding, brazing, and soldering processes.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • SMAW (Stick) Plate

    WLD-115


    This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 9 0 5
  • SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe

    WLD-116

    Prerequisites: Take WLD-115
    This course is designed to enhance skills with the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on advancing manipulative skills with SMAW electrodes on varying joint geometry. Upon completion, students should be able to perform groove welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 9 0 4
  • GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate

    WLD-121


    This course introduces metal arc welding and flux core arc welding processes. Topics include equipment setup and fillet and groove welds with emphasis on application of GMAW and FCAW electrodes on carbon steel plate. Upon completion, students should be able to perform fillet welds on carbon steel with prescribed electrodes in the flat, horizontal, and overhead positions.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • GTAW (TIG) Plate

    WLD-131


    This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe

    WLD-132

    Prerequisites: Take WLD-131
    This course is designed to enhance skills with the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include setup, joint preparation, and electrode selection with emphasis on manipulative skills in all welding positions on plate and pipe. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW welds with prescribed electrodes and filler materials on various joint geometry.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 6 0 3
  • Symbols & Specifications

    WLD-141


    This course introduces the basic symbols and specifications used in welding. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of lines, notes, welding symbols, and specifications. Upon completion, students should be able to read and interpret symbols and specifications commonly used in welding.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Fabrication I

    WLD-151


    This course introduces the basic principles of fabrication. Emphasis is placed on safety, measurement, layout techniques, cutting, joining techniques, and the use of fabrication tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to perform layout activities and operate various fabrication and material handling equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4
  • Inert Gas Welding

    WLD-212


    This course introduces inert gas-shielded welding methods (MIG/TIG). Topics include correct selection of consumable and non-consumable electrodes, equipment setup, safety, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform inert gas welding in flat, horizontal, and overhead positions.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 3 0 2
  • Fabrication II

    WLD-251

    Prerequisites: Take WLD-151
    This course covers advanced fabrication skills. Topics include advanced layout and assembly methods with emphasis on the safe and correct use of fabrication tools and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to fabricate projects from working drawings.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    1 6 0 3
  • Inspection & Testing

    WLD-262


    This course introduces destructive and non-destructive testing methods. Emphasis is placed on safety, types and methods of testing, and the use of testing equipment and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and/or perform a variety of destructive and non-destructive testing processes.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 2 0 3
  • Automated Welding/Cutting

    WLD-265

    Prerequisites: Take All: WLD-110 and WLD-121
    This course introduces automated welding equipment and processes. Topics include setup, programming, and operation of automated welding and cutting equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to set up, program, and operate automated welding and cutting equipment.

    Class Lab Clinic Credit
    2 6 0 4