Nov 26, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Academic Success

  
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    ACAD 1100 Academic Success Seminar

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    (Effective Fall 2011) This course provides an orientation to the college environment, acquaints students with study skills, prepares them to integrate traditional study skills with college content areas and emphasizes the academic skills necessary for success in a college setting. This is a three credit course limited to degree-seeking students who have accumulated fewer than 25 semester hours.


Accountancy

  
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    ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to accounting principles, practices, and techniques with an emphasis on the preparation and reporting of financial statements.

  
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    ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I and an introduction to the preparation and use of managerial and cost accounting concepts utilized in planning and controlling operations.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1010  
  
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    ACCT 1371 Accounting Spreadsheets I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course prepares students to solve a wide range of accounting and business application problems using a popular spreadsheet package.

    Prerequisite(s): INFS 1010
  
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    ACCT 1942 Co-Op Education I-A

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    From this experience the student participates in the employer/employee relationship. By being an integral part of the work atmosphere, the student encounters the true meaning of work, the physical and security needs that it provides, plus the impact it has on today’s society.

    Prerequisite(s): Co-op advisor’s approval.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 1943 Co-Op Education I-A

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    From this experience the student participates in the employer/employee relationship. By being an integral part of the work atmosphere, the student encounters the true meaning of work, the physical and security needs that it provides, plus the impact it has on today’s society.

    Prerequisite(s): Co-op advisor’s approval.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2301 Payroll Accounting

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to payroll procedures and laws affecting payroll operations and employment practices, including compliance reporting.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1010
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2321 Intermediate Accounting I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an in-depth study of the conceptual framework of accounting theory and the perpartation of financial statements and financial disclosures. Topics may include income measurement and profitablity analysis, time value of money, cash and receivables, measurement and valuation of inventory and cost of goods sol, and accounting for plant assets and intangibles.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1020
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits
  
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    ACCT 2331 Tax Accounting

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to basic taxation principles and applications. Topics may include history of taxation, tax legislation, federal and state regulations, preparations of tax forms, and other tax matters.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1010
     
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2332 Topics in Taxation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to specialized topics in taxations.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2341 Cost Accounting

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to the processes used to prepare cost accounting information for decision making in internal operations.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1020
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2351 Auditing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of auditing theory and practices with emphasis on problems that auditors may encounter in the course or an audit. Topics discussed may include verifying accounting data, internal controls, and auditor liability in the preparation of audit reports

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1020  
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits
  
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    ACCT 2362 Forensic Accounting

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An introduction to careers in forensic accounting and an introduction to fraud detection and accounting forensic practices.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2371 Accounting Spreadsheets II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of ACCT 1371 Accounting Spreadhseets I with an emphasis on advanced spreadsheet applications for accounting.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1371
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2381 Accounting Database

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents the concepts of the accounting information system within a relational database.

  
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    ACCT 2382 Accounting Systems Applications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents the process of setting up and maintaining an accounting information system using computerized accounting software.

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 1010
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ACCT 2392 Accounting Intership

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a supervised work experience requiring a minimum number of hours in the accounting field as specified by the institution.

    Prerequisite(s): Co-op advisor’s approval.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

Administrative Professional Technology

  
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    ADMN 1302 Keyboarding/Formatting I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An introductory keyboarding course with an emphasis on the techniques of touch typing, speed building, and formatting of basic business documents.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1304 Transcription and Editiing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Machine transcription emphasizing speed and accuracy in transcribing materials from business and professional offices; medical and legal specialization available.

    Prerequisite(s): Typing speed of 35 wpm or permission of the instructor
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1305 Business English

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A course emphasizing the rules and accepted practices of English grammar in the contemporary business office.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1306 Medical Terminology I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    First of two semester courses exploring medical terminology through the study of anatomy and physiology, review of diseases, diagnostic procedures and related treatments with additional emphasis on specialties and diagnoses.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1308 Office Procedures

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The student will learn job functions that are common to most offices including scheduling appointments, processing incoming/outgoing communications and using telecommunications systems/services to accomplish tasks and follow procedures. The course is designed to teach problem solving and creative thinking from the perspective of an administrative office manager while maintaining the principles of human relations, ethics and legal perspectives.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1309 Records Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Provides an opportunity to demonstrate management decisions involved in planning, organizing, and controlling the records of an organization. Topics include using ARMA rules for alphabetic, geographic, subjech, chronologic, and numeric filing; simulating filing procedures and techniques; and exploring computer filing methods and micrographics.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1310 Business Communications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course is a study of principles, practices, and review of grammar and mechanics of various types of effective written and oral business communications.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1311 Word Processing I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An application-oriented course that includes designing and editing a variety of business documents, with emphasis on decision making and problem solving based on document design principles and mail standards.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1312 Keyboarding/Formatting II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course continues emphasis on speed and accuracy building along with timed production in word processing and document production. In order to enter this course, students must key 35 net words per minute on a straight copy speed test.

    Prerequisite(s): Typing speed of 35 wpm
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1313 Spreadsheet Application

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study to provide fundamentals of spreadsheet applications including entering, formatting, charting, managing, and analyzing data using software.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1320 Medical Office Practice

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Technical and practical information is presented in this course through realisitc medical office situations including role playing and project assignments.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1321 Communications Media

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on creating a professional corporate presence by using available media resources. Effective communication skills will be emphasized as students explore social networking through various tools such as web conferencing, mobile computing, blogs, videos, audio clips, and podcasts.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1322 Presentation Applications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A course designed to prepare, edit and format a presentation. Students will gain experience in adding animation, using WordArt, and creating organizational charts for use in presentations.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 1325 Integrated Office Applications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Simulates document production in today’s office with an emphasis on the intergration of applications software such as word processiing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and communications packages.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2303 CPT Coding

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    CPT Coding provides an introduction to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and HCPCS Level II coding systems. Topics include CPT coding format and conventions, applying coding guidelines to ensure accurate code assignment, complexities of assigning evaluation and management codes and the format and usage of coding and modifiers.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2304 Introduction to Electronic Health Records

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Introduction to Electronic Health Records (EHR) presents the history of the standards surrounding the EHR. The course provides the student with the in-depth and practical training on a widely used EHR software program.
     

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2306 Legal Terminology and Transcription

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Legal Terminology and Transcription provides knowledge of the definition and use of common terms in the legal profession. Pronunciation, spelling, and keyboard practice for each term is emphasized. Transcription from prerecorded dictation allows for extensive practice designed to provide competence for success in a legal environment. Emphasis is placed on formatting, editing, and transcribing legal documents.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2307 Medical Transcription

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Medical Transcription requires the student to apply skills gained in medical office procedures, medical terminology, and grammar to the field of medical transcription. Transcription activities include letters, memos, and reports.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2310 Advanced Word Processing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Creating and editing advanced text documents and importing the text documents into desktop publishing software packages will be emphasized in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): ADMN 1311  
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2311 ICD-PCS Coding

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    ICD-CM Coding introduces the student to coding conventions, guidelines, and proper use of the Index and Tabular Lists for coding diagnoses of ambulatory (outpatient) and inpatient medical necessity.  HIPAA standards, reimbursement, and Medicare fraud/abuse are also reviewed. Instruction focuses on mastery of coding guidelines and medical terminology used in professional medical practice.

    Prerequisite(s): ADMN 2303 CPT Coding  
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2313 Health Insurance Survey

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of the coding and billing processes of insurance plans and payers, claim form completion specific to the insurance carrier, and reimbursement procedures.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2319 Healthcare Delivery Systems

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of the healthcare delivery systems in the United States including federal, state, and local entities and provides a historical perspective on financing, technology, and institutions.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2325 Medical Terminology II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Second of two semester courses exploring medical terminology through the study of anatomy and physiology, review of diseases, diagnostic procedures and related treatments with additional emphasis on specialties and diagnoses.

    Prerequisite(s): ADMN 1306  
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2330 Database Applications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A course designed to expand the students skill with database applications used by an administrative professional.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ADMN 2395 APT Internship

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This internship course requires students to apply critical thinking, problem-solving, and communications skills to a real or simulated business environment.

    Prerequisite(s): Approval of Department Chair
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

Advanced Integrated Technology

  
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    AIT 1001 Basic Electricity

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces electrical power systems used in industry and provides introductory theory and application of DC/AC circuits, control transformers and operation of DC power supplies.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1002 Power Development

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces electrical power systems used in industrial settings, including basic theory and application of DC generators, alternators and electric motors.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1003 Hydraulic/Pneumatic Fundamentals

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces basic theory and application of hydraulic and pneumatic industrial power systems.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1101 Electrical Power Distribution

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course porovides instruction in the use of electrical power as it applies in industry and includes AC/DC circuits analysis, AC power generation and three-phase distribution systems and transformers.

    Prerequisite(s): AIT 1001 or permission of instructor.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1102 Fluid Power Distribution

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides instruction in the use of hydraulic and pneumatic power as it applies to industry.  Topics include basic principles of pressure and flow, basic hydraulic/pneumatic circuits including pumps, valves, cylinders and motors.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1201 Electrical Installation

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the installation of electrical industrial systems, including print reading, wiring/box selection, component installation, raceways and conduits, control wiring and wiring techniques.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1202 Piping, Pneumatic and Installation

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the installation of pneumatic industrial systems, including interpretation of drawings and diagrams, fabrication of pipe and pipe fittings, pneumatic supply lines, piping safety and pipe installation for pneumatic systems.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1203 Mechanical Installation

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course includes motor and machine mounting, speed, torque, power measurement and various lifting and rigging techniques.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1301 Principles of Instrumentation

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces measurement and instrumentation concepts and applications by examining the four main components of instrumentation:  temperature, pressure, flow and level.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1302 Integrated Process Control

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers measurement and instrumentation concepts and applications and introduces the concept of loop controls and the proper calibration of loops.  The course examines the importance of PID controllers in a control loop.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1401 Electrical Controls

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides instruction in the integrated application of basic electrical controls including electrical motor controls with starting, reversing and stopping.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1402 Basic Pneumatic Controls

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to pneumatic speed control circuits and uses air pressure regulators and flow controls to obtain cylinder speeds,

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1403 Basic Hydraulic Controls

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides instruction in hydraulic speed and pressure control and includes flow control valves, metering circuits, pressure reducing valves and sequence valves.

    Prerequisite(s):   or permission of instructor.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1501 Intermediate Electrical Controls

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides instruction in the integrated application of advanced industrial controls for electrical systems and emphasizes variable frequency drives, proximity sensors, SCR speed controls.

    Prerequisite(s): AIT 1401 or permission of the program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1502 Intermediate Pneumatic Controls

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides instruction in the integrated application of advanced industrial controls for pneumatic systems and emphasizes pneumatic logic circuits.

    Prerequisite(s): AIT 1402 or permission of the program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1503 Intermediate Hydraulic Controls

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides instruction in the integrated application of advanced industrial controls for hydraulic circuits and emphasizes hydraulic synchronization circuits and multi-pressure circuits.

    Prerequisite(s):   or permission of the program coordinator.
  
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    AIT 1504 AC Motor Controls

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces AC Motor controls systems used in industrial settings, including basic theory and application of AC electric motor drives.

    Prerequisite(s): AIT 1001
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 1600 Workplace Safety

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on industrial safety practices. Topics include personal safety and equipment, hazard recognition and safeguards.  The course covers electrical safety procedures and hazardous materials and emphasizes OSHA rules and regulations.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2001 Integrated Process Management

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides emphasizes project team organization and introduces the following concepts: cycle time, production time, first pass yield and barrier identification.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2002 Quality Control and SPC

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces quality control including understanding acceptance criteria with tolerances, data collection and data reporting.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2004 DC Drives

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces DC Drive systems used in industrial settings, including basic theory and application of DE electric motors.

    Prerequisite(s): AIT 1001
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2005 Pump Systems

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces a comprehensive set of industry-relevant skills including how to operate, install, maintain, troubleshoot, analyze performance, and select centrifugal pumps as well as system design.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2101 Predictive/Preventive Maintenance

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on maintenance techniques and procedures used with advanced and highly technical industrial machinery.  Special emphasis is given to industrial lubrication.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2102 Power Transmission Systems

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on maintenance techniques and procedures used with advanced and highly technical industrial machinery including v-belt and shaft drives, couplings, chain drives, bearing and seals, brakes and clutches.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2103 Advanced Mechanical Systems

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on troubleshooting techniques necessary for advanced and highly technical industrial machinery.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2201 Programmable Logic Controllers I

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the underlying principles and appications of PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) including installation, logic fundamentals and numbering systems; basic programming of inputs, outputs, timers, counters, comparators, basic data manipulation, and safety circuits of industrial PLCs.  NOTE:  This course utilizes Allen-Bradley PLCs.

    Prerequisite(s): AIT 1401 or permission of program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2202 Programmable Logic Controllers II

    2 Credit Hour(s)


    This course covers the underlying principles and applications of PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) including installation, logic fundamentals and numbering systems; basic programming of inputs, outputs, timers, counters, comparators, basic data manipulation, and safety circuits of industrial PLCs.  NOTE:  This course utilizes Siemens PLCs.

     

    Prerequisite(s): AIT 1401 or permission of the program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

  
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    AIT 2205 Robot Operations

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the tasks that an operator, technician, engineer or programmer needs to set up and program a FANUC Robotics handling tool software package.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AIT 2401 Conveyor Support Systems

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers sensors, frequency drives, and programmable logic controllers for use with conveyor systems.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

Allied Health Studies

  
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    AHS 1020 Medical Terminology

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Medical terminology is the study of words that relate to body systems, anatomical structures, medical processes and procedures, drugs and a variety of diseases that afflict humans. Prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations, plural endings, word roots, and combined forms are covered. Terms are presented that relate to all areas of medical science, hospital service and paramedical facilities.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AHS 2000 Management and Leadership for Allied Health Sciences

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces management functions and leadership principles, and teaches students how to carry out these concepts in health care organizations. There is a focus on management theories and strategies and how to implement them, as well as the development of leadership expertise. Students will gain skills and knowledge needed to assume professional responsibilities required for management and administrative positions in allied health fields.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    AHS 2990 Special Topics in Health Careers

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an in-depth study of selected topic(s) related to aspects of health occupations to further develop job-seeking skills. Field trips, guest speakers, and individual projects are included. Emphasis is on personal health/development. The online version of this course is offered for Honors credit. Permission of instructor required.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 2010 Cultural Anthropology

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is the study of the origin and development of human culture including social relations, language, government, religion, and rituals, and the problems of developing nations and minority groups in the modern world.

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0810 or equivalent AND ENGL 0810 or equivalent; the Virtual Library tutorial online must be completed.

Architectural Engineering Technology

  
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    ARCH 1124 Architectural Drawing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of graphic representation of subjects that are architectural in nature. Drafting expressions and light construction principles are stressed to increase the student’s knowledge and proficiency in drawing architectural plans and details.

    Corequisite(s): ENTC 1124  or permission of program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1224 Commercial Drawings

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of Architectural Drawing with emphasis on the production of architectural working drawings. Drawings are made of typical floor plans, building elevations and sections following a study of structural relationships, utility needs, and aesthetic aspects. Students will use the computer to produce drawings.

    Prerequisite(s): ARCH 2644, or permission of the program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1244 Materials and Methods

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course familiarizes the student with physical properties, grades, and uses of materials generally employed in residential and commercial construction.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1901 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1902 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1903 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1904 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1905 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1906 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1907 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1908 Technical Scholarship Program I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    Students work part time at their sponsoring companies training in areas related to their majors. Supervisors at the companies plan the work schedules to coincide with class schedules when possible. May take as many as eight courses.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1941 Co-Op Education I-A

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    From this experience the student participates in the employer/ employee relationship. By being an integral part of the work atmosphere, the student encounters the true meaning of work, the physical and security needs it provides, plus the impact it has on today’s society.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1942 Co-Op Education I-A

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    From this experience the student participates in the employer/ employee relationship. By being an integral part of the work atmosphere, the student encounters the true meaning of work, the physical and security needs it provides, plus the impact it has on today’s society.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 1943 Co-Op Education I-A

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    From this experience the student participates in the employer/ employee relationship. By being an integral part of the work atmosphere, the student encounters the true meaning of work, the physical and security needs it provides, plus the impact it has on today’s society.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2644 Computer-Aided Drawing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is an introduction to basic computer concepts and software applications for creating computer-aided drawings for architectural activities. The emphasis will be in AutoCAD software.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2714 Mechanical Equipment

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents the basic theories of design, installation, and operation principles of water supply, plumbing, sewage disposal, fire protection, ventilation, heating and cooling, and electrical requirements for buildings. Students will use computer spreadsheet software in the course.

    Prerequisite(s): ARCH 1244  or permission of program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2735 Building Codes in Design Process

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course involves the study of building codes and zoning ordinances from the perspective of one designing a building or other structure. Building codes and zoning ordinances protect the lives and health of the public and positively impact the aesthetic aspects of the community.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2736 Principles Construction Specs

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    A fundamental understanding of written construction documents is essential for organizing, preparing, using, and interpreting written construction documents, including specifications used in the design and construction industry. This course includes a study of bidding requirements, contract requirements, and specifications. Also included are content, language, and format, used in specification writing and the role of material selection and evaluation in the specification writing process.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2744 Architectural Design

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    The study of architectural design is recommended to the technicians to encourage the understanding of the art of architecture, the elements of form and space, and the ordering of our built environment. The architectural engineering technician needs the vocabulary of design in order to understand and transmit graphical information and instruction from the architect or engineer to the drawings.

    Prerequisite(s): ARCH 2644 or permission of program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2824 Construction Estimates

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course acquaints the student with the basic principles and current practices employed in estimating construction costs. The student prepares material and labor quantity surveys from working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial buildings. The principles of bid procedures and requirements of construction projects are introduced. Students will use computer-estimating software in the course.

    Prerequisite(s): ARCH 1244  
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2844 Advanced AutoCAD and Lab

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the continued development of AutoCAD skills, both basic as well as advanced. Some of the areas covered will include general computer system management, typical office standards for CAD production consistency, customization techniques for optimizing efficiency, and overview of 3D modeling processes.

    Prerequisite(s): ARCH 2644  or permission of program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
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    ARCH 2845 AutoCAD and GIS

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This will be a continuation course for AutoCAD users and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) users utilizing AutoCAD Map. The course will give students automated mapping and GIS skills to create and maintain maps for GIS purposes within AutoCAD software. Students will develop skills for presentation, query and analysis of GIS.

    Prerequisite(s): ARCH 2644  
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

Art

  
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    ART 1030 Art Appreciation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Art Appreciation is a study of the visual arts designed to teach visual awareness by examining a variety of styles from various periods and cultures. Emphasis is placed on the development of a common visual language in order to assess, discuss, and enjoy works of visual arts from diverse media, cultures, and periods. This course fulfills the Fine Arts/Humanities requirement for the General Education core.

    Prerequisite(s):  ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 or equivalent.

Art History

  
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    ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A survey of the visual arts in world cultures from pre-history to the Renaissance.

  
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    ARTH 2020 Survey of Art History II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A survey of the visual arts in world cultures from the Renaissance through the present.

 

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