Credits: 1 Allows students a variety of experiences in tutorial and enhanced learning activities in reading, writing, math, and ESL. Topics include academic support, learning styles, and contextualized learning. Students will acquire reading, English composition, English as a Second Language and/or mathematics skills through the use of course tutorial software and individualized instruction.
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 4 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.
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 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
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 Introduces the cultural significance of the visual arts, including media, processes, techniques, traditions, and terminology.~~This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-AH1
Credits: 3 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
Credits: 3 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
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 4 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.
Credits: 5 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
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 4 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
Credits: 4 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.
Credits: 3 Focuses on the operation of the American business system. Covers fundamentals of the economy, careers and opportunities, marketing, management, production, governmental regulations, tools of business and social responsibilities.
Credits: 3 Provides an introduction to electronic commerce; the business trend of the future. Covers definition of e-commerce, technology and software requirements, security issues, electronic payment and marketing strategies. Focuses on what to expect when creating a dot com as well as the business-to-business use of e-commerce.
Credits: 3 Emphasizes public law, regulation of business, ethical considerations, and various relationships existing within society, government, and business. Specific attention is devoted to economic regulation, social regulation, regulation and laws impacting labor-management issues, and environmental concerns. Students develop an understanding of the role of law in social, political, and economic change.
Credits: 3 Emphasizes effective business writing and covers letters, memoranda, reports, application letters, and resumes. Includes the fundamentals of business communication and an introduction to international communication.
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 Covers line type identification, use of line weights, file management, prototype/template creation using AutoCAD. Covers interpretation of industry standards in dimensioning, symbology, drawing notes, scales, and reading working drawings. Architecture, engineering, design related, civil/survey, manufacturing, HVAC, and welding are industries discussed in this course.
Credits: 3 Focuses on basic computer aided drafting skills using the AutoCAD software. Includes file management, Cartesian coordinate system & dynamic input, drawing templates, drawing aids, line type and line weights, layer usage, drawing & editing geometric objects, polylines & splines, array, text applications, creating tables, basic dimensioning and Help access.
Credits: 5 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.
Credits: 5 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
Credits: 5 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
Credits: 5 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
Credits: 3 Focuses on an overview of the needs for and roles of computer information systems. Emphasizes computer requirements in organizations, history, hardware functions, programming, systems development, and computer operations. Introduces computer applications.
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 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).
Credits: 3 Outlines four important networking architectures in corporate environments today – TCP/IP, SNA, AppleTalk, and DNA. Focuses on the major components and functions of each of these architectures as well as methods used to connect different architectures. Provides students with concepts that are important to the field of systems integration, as well as a
Credits: 3 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.
Credits: 3 Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the implementation and desktop support needs of customers who are planning to deploy and support Microsoft Windows Client OS in a variety of network operating system environments.
Credits: 3 Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict.
Credits: 3 Focuses on the role of communication theory and skills as they apply to business and organizational settings. Topics include organizational and leadership models, effective communication skills with peers, superiors, and subordinates, environmental factors impacting communication, and interviewing skills.
Credits: 3 Introduces students to the basic components of the criminal justice system in the United States. Concepts of crime, crime data, victimization, perspectives and views of crime, theory, and law are discussed. Particular attention to the criminal justice process, interaction and conflict between criminal justice agencies, and current criminal justice issues are examined. This
Credits: 3 Examines the history and total correctional process from law enforcement through the administration of justice, probation, prisons, correctional institutions, and parole. Also examines the principles, theories, phenomena and problems of the crime, society, and the criminal justice system from the perspective of criminology and the criminal justice system in general. Emphasizes the role
Credits: 3 Introduces the Java programming language and covers basic graphics, events/procedures, user interface, and libraries. Enables the student to write and execute a variety of Java programs. Incorporates Java Applets into HTML.
Credits: 3 Provides an introduction to Early Childhood Education. Includes the eight key areas of professional knowledge: Child Growth and Development; Health, Nutrition and Safety; Developmentally Appropriate Practices; Guidance; Family and Community Relationships; Diversity; Professionalism; Administration and Supervision. Focuses on ages birth through age eight.
Credits: 3 Focuses on a classroom seminar and placement in a child care setting. The supervised placement provides the student with the opportunity to observe children, to practice appropriate interactions, and to develop effective guidance and management techniques. Addresses ages birth through age 8.