Examines theories and practices associated with successful learning to enhance college success. Techniques covered include academic proficiency, personal management, effective collegiate communication, critical and creative thinking, development of community, awareness of diverse identities, and educational and career planning.
Presents the basic elements and concepts of accounting, with emphasis on the procedures used for maintaining journals, ledgers, and other related records, and for the completion of end-of-period reports for small service and merchandising businesses.
Studies federal and state employment laws and their effects on personnel and payroll records. The course is non-technical and is intended to give students a practical working knowledge of the current payroll laws and actual experience in applying regulations. Students are exposed to computerized payroll procedures.
Introduces the study of accounting principles for understanding of the theory and logic that underlie procedures and practices. Major topics include the accounting cycle for service and merchandising companies, special journals and subsidiary ledgers, internal control principles and practices, notes and interest, inventory systems and costing, plant assets and intangible asset accounting, and depreciation methods
Continues the study of accounting principles as they apply to partnerships and corporations. Major topics include stocks and bonds, investments, cash flow statements, financial analysis, budgeting, and cost and managerial accounting.
Studies of basic concepts of federal income taxation, including gross income, deductions, accounting periods and methods, and property transactions, with emphasis on taxation of individuals and sole proprietorships.
Introduces spreadsheets as an accounting tool. Using an accounting perspective, the student applies fundamental spreadsheet concepts. The spreadsheet is used as a problem solving and decision making tool.
Focuses on comprehensive analysis of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), accounting theory, concepts and financial reporting principles for public corporations. It is the first of a two-course sequence in financial accounting and is designed primarily for accounting and finance majors. Focuses on the preparation and analysis of business information relevant and useful to external users
Focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of accounting for long-term liabilities, stockholders` equity, investments, pensions and leases. Includes income tax allocation, financial statement analysis, cash flow statements and accounting methods changes.
Studies human cultural patterns and learned behavior including linguistics, social and political organization, religion, culture and personality, culture change, and applied anthropology.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS3.
Introduces the science of recovering the human prehistoric and historic past through excavation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains. The course provides a survey of the archaeology of different areas of the Old and New Worlds and the works of selected archaeologists, and discusses major archaeological theories.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer
Studies human biology and its effects on behavior including principles of genetics and evolution, vertebrates and primates, human origins, human variation, and ecology.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS3
Explores the culturally universal phenomenon of religion including cross-cultural varieties of beliefs in the supernatural and the religious rituals people employ to interpret and control their worlds.
Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Ancient through the Medieval periods.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-AH1
Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western culture. Surveys the visual arts from the Renaissance to 1900. ~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-AH1
Focuses on the history of astronomy, the tools of the astronomer and the contents of the solar system including the planets, moons, asteroids, comets, and meteroids. Incorporates laboratory experience.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SC1
Emphasizes the structure and life cycle of the stars, the sun, galaxies, and the universe as a whole, including cosmology and relativity. Incorporates laboratory experience.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SC1
Examines the basis of biology in the modern world and surveys the current knowledge and conceptual framework of the discipline. Explores biology as a science – a process of gaining new knowledge – as is the impact of biological science on society. Includes laboratory experiences. Designed for non-science majors.~~This course is one of the Statewide
Focuses on basic knowledge of body structures and function, and provides a foundation for understanding deviations from normal and disease conditions. This course is designed for individuals interested in health care and is directly applicable to the Practical Nursing Program, Paramedic Program and the Medical Office Technology program.
Examines the fundamental molecular, cellular and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Includes cell structure and function, and the metabolic processes of respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as cell reproduction and basic concepts of heredity. The course includes laboratory experience.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SC1
Continues Biology I. Includes ecology, evolution, classification, structure, and function in plants and animals. This course includes laboratory experience.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SC1
Focused analysis of the causes and mechanics of human illness and death will be presented for each of the major human body systems. Selected diseases will be studied in greater detail including etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, sociology, and therapy. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category.
Focuses on an integrated study of the human body including the histology, anatomy, and physiology of each system. Examines molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization plus integuments, skeletal, articulations, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience covering experimentation, microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the first semester of a two-semester
Focuses on the integrated study of the human body and the histology, anatomy, and physiology of the following systems and topics: cardiovascular, hematology, lymphatic and immune, urinary, fluid and electrolyte control, digestive, nutrition, respiratory, reproductive, and development. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience involving experimentation, microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the second semester of
Designed for health science majors. Examines microorganisms with an emphasis on their structure, development, physiology, classification, and identification. The laboratory experience includes culturing, identifying, and controlling microorganisms with an emphasis on their role in infectious disease.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SC1
Focuses on the alterations in physiological, cellular, and biochemical processes, the associated homeostatic responses, and the manifestations of disease. Prior knowledge of cellular biology, anatomy, and physiology is essential for the study of pathophysiology.
Focuses on statistical study, descriptive statistics, probability, binomial distribution, index numbers, time series, decision theory, confidence intervals, linear regression, and correlation. Intended for the business major.
Integrates and contextualizes college level reading and writing. Students will read and understand complex materials and respond to ideas and information through writing informative and/or persuasive texts.
Integrates and contextualizes reading and writing strategies tailored to co-requisite ENG 121 coursework. Students will read and understand complex materials, and respond to ideas and information through writing informative and/or persuasive texts. � This course is a required co-requisite with ENG-121-C12 English Composition I.
Includes the study of measurements, atomic theory, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, solutions, acid and base, gas laws, and condensed states. Laboratory experiments demonstrate the above concepts qualitatively and quantitatively. Designed for non-science majors, students in occupational and health programs, or students with no chemistry background.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SC1
Focuses on introductory organic and biochemistry (sequel to Introduction to Chemistry I). This course includes the study of hybridization of atomic orbitals for carbon, nomenclature of both organic and biochemical compounds, physical and chemical properties of various functional groups of organic chemistry, and physical and chemical properties of biochemical compounds along with their biochemical pathways.
Focuses on basic chemistry and measurement, matter, chemical formulas, reactions and equations, stoichiometry, and thermochemistry. This course covers the development of atomic theory culminating in the use of quantum numbers to determine electron configurations of atoms, and the relationship of electron configuration to chemical bond theory and molecular orbital theory. The course includes gases, liquids,
Presents concepts in the areas of solution properties, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base and ionic equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and organic chemistry. This course emphasizes problem solving skills and descriptive contents for these topics. Laboratory experiments demonstrate qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SC1
Introduces basic computer terminology, file management, and PC system components. Provides an overview of office application software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. Includes the use of a web browser to access the Internet.
Explores a complete array of word processing skills. The skills needed to create, edit, format, and print documents are covered. Other topics include character, paragraph, and page formats, the use of spelling checkers and thesaurus, hyphenation, tables, mail merge, document design, and graphics.
Explores a complete array of database skills. Includes table, query, form, and report creation and modification. Other topics include application integration and automation of database tasks within the database.
Exposes the student to a wide range of uses of the electronic spreadsheet with special emphasis on using it as a business tool. Includes fundamentals and terms, creating and saving workbooks, entering and using formulas, formatting, printing, multiple-page workbooks, creating charts, entering and using functions, managing lists, and simple macros.
Introduces the basic concepts of relational databases, data storage, and retrieval. Covers database design, data modeling, transaction processing, and introduces the Structured Query Language for databases.
Introduces the concepts and techniques of managing computer-based information resources. Includes hardware, software, personnel, control techniques, and the placement and integration of information systems resources within the organization.
Introduces the student to the materials, techniques, procedures, and human interrelations involved in developing computer information systems. Includes the systems approach, fact gathering techniques, forms design, input/output, file design, file organization, various charting techniques, system audits on controls, project management, implementation, and evaluation.
Introduces network fundamentals using the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) model and TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) suite, fundamentals of Ethernet, IP addressing, and building simple LANs (Local Area Networks).
Provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand, identify and perform necessary tasks involved in supporting a network. Covers the vendor-independent networking skills and concepts that affect all aspects of networking, such as installing and configuring the TCP/IP. This course also prepares students for the Networking II: Network + course.
Provides skills and knowledge required to survey key issues associated with protecting information assets, determine the levels of protection and response to security incidents, and design a consistent, reasonable information security system, with appropriate intrusion detection and reporting features. Students learn to inspect and protect information assets, detect and react to threats to information assets,
Delivers a comprehensive overview of network security, including general security concepts. Communication Security is studied, including remote access, e-mail, the Web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data. Common network attacks are introduced. Cryptography basics are incorporated, and operational/organizational security is discussed as it relates to physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Computer forensics
Teaches students the basics of network firewall security. It covers basic installation techniques, discusses how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology, and presents basic firewall troubleshooting.
Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. Includes IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media and operations.