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

Course Descriptions


 

Health

  
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    HLTH 2210 Health, First Aid and Safety

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course explores basic first aid and safety principles and focuses on providing emergency care and accident prevention training in personal, school, home, and family environments. CPR included.


Health and Fitness

  
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    HPER 1570 Wellness Perspectives

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course promotes individual responsibility for optimal well being, encompassing local and national health concerns, personal health risk factors, life-style behaviors and preventive health measures.

  
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    HPER 2480 Fundamentals of Baseball

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course explores the complexities of baseball. Emphasis is on discussions of fundamentals, teaching situations, history, and styles of plays.

    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

Health Information Technology: TN eCampus

  
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    HIT 1010 Medical Terminology

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of the language of medicine with emphasis on body systems, prefixes, suffixes, root terms, pronunciation and spelling. 

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0820 and MATH 0820 or equivalent.
  
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    HIT 1011 Introduction to Health Information Technology

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to introduce students to the principles of health information technology. The development, content and management of the medical record will be explored as well as a basic overview of the healthcare delivery system. Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization; patient record content; procedures in filing, numbering, and retention of patient records; quantitative analysis; release of patient information; forms control and design; indexes and registers; regulatory and accrediting agencies; and the transition to an electronic health record.

  
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    HIT 1110 Legal Aspects of Health Information

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an understanding of the legal principles that govern health information and the health record as a legal document. Emphasis is placed on key concepts including: the court system, medical staff, nursing staff, governing board, and their functions and responsibilities. Confidentiality, release of information, informed consent, patient rights, record retention, and an in-depth review of HIPAA will be studied and practiced. Course focus includes current trends in health legislation such as healthcare fraud, federal and state required reporting.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to HIT program or permission of program director.
  
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    HIT 1120 Fundamentals of Disease Processes

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An introduction to disease processes in the human body with emphasis on the etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic aids and findings, and treatment, including medications.

    Prerequisite(s): HIT 1010 
  
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    HIT 1140 Computer Applications in Health Information

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course instructs students on health data structure, content and standards; information and communication technologies including uses of hardware, software, spreadsheets, databases, networks, electronic health records, personal health records, data storage and retrieval, data security; selection and implementation of healthcare information systems. The student will utilize several different software applications related to health records including spreadsheets, database applications, electronic health records, chart deficiencies, master patient index, chart locator, abstracting, and release of information software.

    Prerequisite(s): All developmental courses, computer literacy Class, HIT 1010 , HIT 1010 , BIOL 2010  , and BIOL 2011
  
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    HIT 2110 Management and Supervision in Health Information

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A study of supervisory and management functions with focus on planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling in healthcare organizations. Special emphasis will study managerial techniques to supervise, motivate, counsel, lead, train, and communicate with staff in health information services.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to HIT program or permission of program director.
  
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    HIT 2120 Healthcare Statistics and Reporting

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course instructs students in health data collection, commonly used healthcare statistical computations and interpretation, presentation and reporting of data, indices, databases and registries along with statistics computed for daily operations of the health information management department. This course also includes basic research principles along with purpose of Institutional Review Board and its role in research.

  
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    HIT 2130 CPT Coding

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the basic principles of coding with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding system including structure and rules. Instruction will also be given in use of HCPCS Level II coding including structure and rules. The use of these coding systems will be studied as they are used in reporting of reimbursable medical services and procedures performed by physicians.

    Prerequisite(s): All developmental study courses (if required); High level computer class; HIT 1130.
  
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    HIT 2140 Professional Practice Experience I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Emphasis is placed on providing opportunities for students to relate classroom theory to actual functions of health information, such as assembly and record analysis; medicolegal procedures; information retention; filing and retrieval; and the use of technology. Students will meet objectives through assignment to a health care facility or through the use of virtual simulation projects.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to HIT Program; HIT 1110  and 1130.
  
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    HIT 2210 Healthcare Quality Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
  
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    HIT 2220 Healthcare Reimbursement Methodologies

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on advanced topics in healthcare reimbursement. One module is an introduction to claims filing and processing, third party payers, physician office management. The second module focuses on principles of healthcare reimbursement including health insurance plans, government-sponsored healthcare programs, managed care plans, fee schedules, resource based relative value system for physician payment and prospective payment for various inpatient settings.

    Prerequisite(s): HIT 2220
  
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    HIT 2230 Advanced Coding and Classification Systems

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on advanced topics in diagnosis and procedural coding including ICD-9-CM and CPT/HCPCS. The course will concentrate on official coding guidelines, sequencing skills and use of ICD-9-CM in healthcare reimbursement as well as prospective payment system theory and methodology. The course will include practice in coding and optimization techniques using both case studies and actual health records and computerized coding and grouping software.

    Prerequisite(s): All developmental study courses; HIT 1010  and HIT 1011 ; BIOL 2010  and 2011
  
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    HIT 2240 Professional Practice Experience II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The professional practice experience provides students the chance to enhance professional skills, experience the structure and dynamics of health information services, and to establish a network for future employment opportunities. Simulated and/or onsite experiences afford the student the opportunity to apply knowledge in the Health Information Management practice in acute care settings.

    Prerequisite(s): HIT 2130 ; HIT 2140 
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: HIT 2210 ; HIT 2220 ; HIT 2230 .

  
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    HIT 2250 Seminar in Health Information Technology

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A capstone course of research and testing based on all domains and knowledge clusters of the HIT curriculum to prepare the student for national certification.

    Prerequisite(s): HIT 2140 

History

  
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    HIST 1110 Survey of World Civilization I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course traces forms of civilizations from beginnings to 1500.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 or equivalent
  
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    HIST 1120 Survey of World Civilization II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course traces forms of civilizations from 1500 to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 or equivalent
  
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    HIST 2010 The United States History to 1877

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Students study the history of the United States from discovery to the end of political reconstruction.

    Prerequisite(s):   and   or equivalent
  
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    HIST 2020 The United States History Since 1877

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Students study the history of the United States from 1877 to the present.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 or equivalent
  
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    HIST 2650 African-American History

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course surveys the African-American experience from the African background to the present.

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

History: TN eCampus

  
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    HIST 220 African American History

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will examine this history of Africans and their descendants in the United States from the end of the Civil War to the present, investigating topics from emancipation to the ongoing struggle for Civil Rights. Connections between this history and the issues and concerns facing all Americans in the present will be explored. This course may be used as a Social Science elective. Students will be asked to acquire factual information, but the mere memorization of facts is less important than the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of those historical facts.

    Prerequisite(s):   and   or acceptable placement score
  
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    HIST 2030 Tennessee History

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Survey of the state’s history from its beginnings to the present; consideration of its social development, population, economy, political life, and geography.


Honors

  
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    HONR 1110 Honors Inquiry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a seminar course for honors and specially admitted students and uses modes of inquiry from the various disciplines. Students will explore with a professor, the community, and visiting guest lecturers a selected theme. The process of reflecting, researching, analyzing, evaluating, and presenting is as important as the content. Each student will complete a thematic inquiry project and publicly present it to the college community during Honors Week.

    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

Hospitality Management

  
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    HMGT 1030 Introduction to Hospitality Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an orientation to the hospitality industry. This includes an introduction to the structure of lodging food service, and tourism organizations, the role of lodging departments, the future of the industry and career opportunities. Course structure includes lecture, projects, discussion, and guest speakers to learn about opportunities, trends and organizations in the hospitality field. This course has a writing emphasis and will require numerous small written assignments and a minimum of one project or a term paper for understanding and further study of the industry.

    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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    HMGT 1130 Supervision in the Hospitality Industry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to teach students accepted supervisory principles and practice solving problems they may face on the job. Students will learn how to be prepared to juggle expectations of management, guests, employees, and governmental agencies. Students will have the opportunity to take the AHLEI certificate exam for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 0530, READ 0810  and ENGL 0810  or equivalent.
    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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    HMGT 1140 Managing Housekeeping Operations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The student receives instruction on what it takes to direct day-today operations of the Housekeeping department. Students will learn about important issues resulting from extensive recent changes to the hotel industry, including energy management, amenities/guestroom furnishings and human resources. Students will have an opportunity to take the AHLEI certificate exam for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0810 , ENGL 0810 and MATH 0530 or equivalent.
    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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    HMGT 1170 Hospitality Sales and Marketing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the “four Ps” (price, product, promotion, and place) as they relate to specific market segments, providing them with a customer-focused perspective. Students will learn about the Internet’s increasing role in sales and marketing. Students will have an opportunity to take the AHLEI certificate exam for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 0530 , READ 0810 and ENGL 0810 or equivalent.
    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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    HMGT 1200 Managing Front Office Operations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides students with an in-depth look at management of the front office and how this department interacts with other hotel departments to create a memorable guest experience. The student will learn about human resources management, business forecasting, revenue management, and budget planning. Students will have an opportunity to take the AHLEI certificate exam for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 0530 , READ 0810 and ENGL 0810 or equivalent.
    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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    HMGT 1205 Property Management Systems

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    In this laboratory course, students will work with property management system (PMS) software to develop a working knowledge of the proper usage, techniques, capabilities and limitations of these software systems. Time is spent both on campus and at various local hotels learning and using various PMS software packages.

    Prerequisite(s):   or permissioin of instructor.
    Corequisite(s): HMGT 1200 
    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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    HMGT 1220 Purchasing and Control

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The student is introduced to control systems and principles of purchasing for food, beverage, and lodging operations. Food specification and grading are emphasized. Inventory levels, receiving, and issues are covered. Determination of cost of sales, sales percentages and effectiveness of control systems are studied.

    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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    HMGT 1240 Managing Food and Beverage Cost Controls

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces students to how to maintain or improve quality standards while reducing expenses. Students utilize math applications as they develop a thorough background for the hospitality industry’s cost control system. Students will also learn about marketing channels and tactics used by food service managers. Students will have an opportunity to take the AHLEI certificate exam for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 0530 , READ 0810 , and ENGL 0810 or equivalent.
    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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    HMGT 1401 Dining Room Service and Procedures

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an orientation to front of the house and back of the house of food service establishments. It is designed to introduce students to knowledge, terminology and skills needed in advanced HMGT courses.

    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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    HMGT 2120 Beverage Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The history, identity, and service of wines, beers, and spirits are covered extensively. Basic mixology as well as bar layout, purchasing and specifications, legal restrictions, glassware and supplies, service and control systems unique to beverage operations are studied. The course includes emphasis on the problems of alcohol abuse and the effect of alcoholic consumption on highway safety. A minimum of three written reports is 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
  
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    HMGT 2221 Layout, Operations and Maintenance of Hotels and Restaurants

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Problems and considerations of facilities management are introduced to the student in this course. Factors governing the selection, placement, and maintenance of equipment for effective and efficient use in food service and lodging operations are discussed. Students prepare a project of the appropriate equipment, layout, and design of a hospitality facility.

    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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    HMGT 2230 Legal Aspects of Hospitality Administration

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Students are introduced to the American legal system and basic business law concepts as well as laws unique to the hospitality industry. Selected topics in contracts, torts, and hospitality law are discussed with emphasis on lodging and beverage laws. The case study approach is utilized to afford the student an appreciation of the legal duties of hospitality owners and operators in order to avoid or minimize legal liabilities and exposure.

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0810 and ENGL 0810 or equivalent.
    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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    HMGT 2240 Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Elements of cost and financial statement analysis are studied in this problem-solving-oriented course. Students are acquainted with financial and operating ratios, budgeting, pricing, cost-volume-profit relationship, cost analysis and potentials, cash management, and investment considerations.

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0810 , ENGL 0810 and MATH 0530 or equivalent and 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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    HMGT 2250 Revenue Management in Hospitality Operations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course instructs students in the skills necessary to obtain a solid understanding of hospitality revenue management’s key concepts and the selective application of its most effective strategies and tactics.  Students will learn the applicability of revenue strategies and their operational aspects for the hospitality industry.  Students will have an opportunity to take the AHLEI certification exam for this course.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 , READ 0810 and MATH 0530 or equivalent.
    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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    HMGT 2280 Convention and Meeting Planning

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course instructs students in the skills necessary to plan for a one-hour to a one-week or more deluxe conference and/or convention. Course content includes resources, marketing techniques, sales leads, logistics, and follow-up.

    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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    HMGT 2900 Special Topics in Hospitality Management

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an in-depth study of selected topic(s) in the hotel, restaurant, culinary, and tourism industries. It is designed to reinforce and further develop basic knowledge and skills gained in earlier courses.

    Prerequisite(s): department approval for registration
    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.

Human Services

  
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    HSER 1300 Lifestyle Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of factors affecting individual lifestyles. Students will examine proven management techniques designed to help them improve their lifestyles.

    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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    HSER 1450 Orientation to Function of Substance Abuse Counselor

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the twelve core competencies required for effective practice as a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselors. Opportunities for practical skill development in each primary domain will be emphasized.

    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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    HSER 1500 Counseling Theories

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents a comparative approach to counseling and psychotherapy practice orientations. Exposure to the most commonly utilized theoretical orientations will include psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive behavioral, social learning, client centered, gestalt, transactional analysis and systems theories.

    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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    HSER 1510 Principles of Substance Abuse Education

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course addresses the social, political, physiological, and behavioral aspects of alcohol and drug abuse. Exploration of the nature of psychoactive substances and the various theories explaining abuse by different populations will be emphasized. Theories and methods of prevention techniques for substance abuse will be presented.

    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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    HSER 1520 Methods of Substance Abuse Treatment

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course emphasizes real-world applications in approaches to therapy as described in the counseling theories course. Routine activities that take place in typical substance treatment settings are presented. Primary settings covered are inpatient, outpatient, and the modality of day treatment. Family dynamics models, including codependency and adult children of alcoholics will be covered.

    Prerequisite(s): HSER 1500 
    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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    HSER 1550 Ethics for Substance Abuse Counselor

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction of the ethical regulations, codes, and issues that relate to the TN Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification. The Federal codes are required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws for maintaining confidentiality and other regulations focusing on the treatment of patients. In addition the specific Ethical Code for TN Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors will be viewed from a real life perspective. Students will be presented with potential ethical dilemmas derived from possible situation they will face as a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor. Maintaining confidentiality in groups, individual counseling and in handling patient records will be presented through focused scenarios and dilemma worksheets. Students will develop skills to identify ethical issues and resolve any problems in an ethical and professional way.

    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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    HSER 1600 Special Problems in Human Services

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an in-depth study of a particular area of interest in human services.

    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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    HSER 1700 Adult Development

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course of study is a study of the biological, cognitive, emotional, social, and personality development in adult life (late teens to death). Major theorists such as Erickson, Neugarten, Gould, Levinson, and Lowenthal will be examined. Opportunities to apply these theories to personal life structure are included.

  
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    HSER 1810 Orientation to Human Services

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course of study is an introduction to human services in our society with emphasis on current needs, practices, and projected changes.

  
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    HSER 1820 The Skilled Helper: Techniques and Strategies

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course of study is an introduction to the various therapeutic intervention techniques, principles and procedures. Practical skill development in selected counseling and interviewing techniques is the focus of this course.

    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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    HSER 1850 Group Facilitation Skills

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to interpersonal concepts and communication problems. Attitudes, feelings and past experiences as related to student’s interactions in group work are explored. Analysis of group types and development of specific group process competencies are emphasized.

    Prerequisite(s): HSER 1820 
    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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    HSER 2930 Human Services Field Experience I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is 160 hours of supervised experience in human-services agencies that serve clients directly. Students will choose an agency from diverse human services areas such as geriatrics, substance abuse counseling, mental health, mental retardation and other prevention services. In-class activities on campus include 1.5 hrs in a weekly seminar.

  
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    HSER 2940 Human Services Field Experience II

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of Human Services Field Experience I.

    Prerequisite(s): HSER 2930 

Humanities: TN eCampus

  
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    HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    HUM 1010 provides a historical approach to pivotal ideas, systems of thought, and creations of the Western world (e.g., music, drama, painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature) as reflections of the culture that produced them. HUM 1010 examines from antiquity through A.D. 1600.

    Corequisite(s): ENGL 1010 
  
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    HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Historical approach to pivotal ideas, systems of thought, and creations of the Western world (e.g., music, drama, painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature) as reflections of the culture that produced them. From 1600 to present.

    Corequisite(s): ENGL 1010 

Industrial Engineering Technology

  
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    INET 1004 Technical Computer Applications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a practical experience in using Windows-based personal computers for special business and industrial applications. An integrated software system (Microsoft Office) applying a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a database used separately and integrated is used. BASIC programming and Windows are also covered.

    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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    INET 1220 Precision Measuring Techniques

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course builds upon basic metrology skills covered in MEET 1144  to present more advanced methods of measurement and data collection for industry. These methods include computer-based laser, optical, digital and automation. Equipment covered includes Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM), Configurable Vision Inspection Modules (CVIM), optical comparators, robots and sensors. The hands-on use of high-tech equipment and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT) is emphasized as well as the statistical use of data. The student is introduced to quality assurance and inspection documentation.

    Prerequisite(s): MEET 1144 , ENTC 1124  or approval 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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    INET 1901 Technical Co-Op 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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1902 Technical Co-Op II

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1903 Technical Co-Op III

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1904 Technical Co-Op IV

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1905 Technical Co-Op V

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1906 Technical Co-Op VI

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1907 Technical Co-Op VII

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1908 Technical Co-Op VIII

    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.

    Prerequisite(s): Permission of the dean and department chair; may take as many as eight courses.
    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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    INET 1931 Co-Op Education I

    3 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, and 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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    INET 1932 Co-Op Education II

    3 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, and 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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    INET 1933 Co-Op Education III

    3 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, and 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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    INET 1941 Co-Op Education IA

    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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    INET 1942 Co-Op Education IIA

    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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    INET 1943 Co-Op Education IIIA

    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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    INET 2003 Production and Operations Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the following areas: forecasting, production planning, financial analysis, inventory control, resource management, CPM and PERT scheduling, Materials Resource Planning (MRP), and Just- In-Time (JIT) manufacturing. Computer programs are demonstrated.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1740  or approval 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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    INET 2014 CNC Machining

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces students to the principles and concepts of CNC (Compter Numerical Control) machining. Topics include safety, NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) standards for CNC operations, 3D axis orientation and alignment, CNC milling machines, CNC lathes, print reading, job setup and layout, tool selection, tool wear, system lubrication, precision measurements and tolerancing, and quality assurance.

    Prerequisite(s): MEET 1144  or approval 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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    INET 2023 Motion and Time Analysis

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents the principles and techniques used in work measurement and operation analysis. Topics involved are operator and machine process charts, product flow charts, operation routing charts, motion economy laws, standard time study methods, and synthetic time study methods. Videotape analysis and applicable computer programs are demonstrated. Technical report writing is emphasized and the student is required to write formal reports on laboratory projects.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1010 , INET 1004 , INET 2003  or approval 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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    INET 2024 Advanced Machining

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of INET 2014 (CNC Machining). Students will learn advanced CNC machining techniques which will enable them to fabricate more complex parts using CNC mills and lathes. Students will work on more advanced CNC machining projects which have been designed to enhance their metalworking skills. NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) standards will continue to be emphasized throughout this course.

    Prerequisite(s): INET 2014  or approval 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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    INET 2034 Plant Layout and Materials Handling

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a practical study of facilities planning with emphasis on the most efficient arrangement of work areas to achieve the lowest production costs. Topics covered are equipment location, material handling, automatic storage and retrieval, bar coding, capital requirements, personnel organization, and safety. Computer-aided design problems are performed and utilization of advanced CAD techniques is emphasized.

    Prerequisite(s): MEET 1230, INET 1004  or approval 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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    INET 2043 Statistical Quality Control

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the statistical concepts of frequency distributions, Xbar-R charts, attribute charts, lot-by-lot acceptance sampling plans, and the normal curve. Other topics include product reliability, process capability, preventive maintenance, and quality assurance. Computer applications and spreadsheets are used.

    Prerequisite(s): INET 1004  or approval 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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    INET 2044 CAD/CAM Machining

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the concepts of CAM (Computer-Aided Machining). Students will begin by designing spatial models in a virtual 3D CAD (Computer-Aided Design) environment. The CAD software will generate the program code for a CNC machine so that the model can be manufactured. Special attention will be given to practical considerations such as tool path specification; workpiece mounting, alignment, and orientation’ and structural support. NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) standards will continue to be emphasized throughout this course.

    Prerequisite(s): INET 2024  or approbal 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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    INET 2054 Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Lab

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to provide an overview of automation and computer-integrated manufacturing methods in modern production plants. Emphasis is placed on economics as well as technical issues related to automation. The course topics include flow-line production, numerical control, industrial robots, machine communications, computer-integrated manufacturing, process monitoring and control, and group technology.

    Prerequisite(s): INET 1004  or approval 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.

Industrial/Environmental Engineering Technology

  
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    IENT 2001 Special Topics in Manufacturing Quality

    4 Credit Hour(s)


    The Six Sigma Black Belt course includes “hands-on” exercises, reference materials, and ongoing coaching and support from a certified instructor.  Each individual will work on a project within their organization, providing practical experience for the Black Belt candidate and enforcing the skills they learn in class while producing a tangible benefit for their organization. 

    The candidate must meet one of the following conditions to be considered for this course:

    • Trained and certified as a Green Belt or Yellow Belt
    • Degree in an Engineering discipline
    • MBA
    • ASQ certified as an Improvement Specialist, CQE, CMG/OE, CRE
    • Certified in Project Management
    • Associate degree with concentration in Quality/Improvement Sciences
    • 5+ years working full-time in a technical/improvement related role


    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.


Industrial Maintenance Technology

  
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    INMT 2104 Electric Circuit Fundamentals

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to acquaint the student with the fundamental concepts of DC and AC electrical circuits. The theory of electron flow, magnetism, production of electricity, series circuits, circuits containing resistance, inductive reactance, and capacitive reactance are discussed. The proper use of measuring equipment and personal safety is stressed throughout the course.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1740 or approval 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.

Industrial Process Control Technology

  
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    ENST 1362 Industrial Print Reading

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the process of reading prints and technical drawings used in an industrial setting. Students will learn how to create technical sketches and interpret dimensional drawings.

    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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    IPCT 1300 Industrial Safety

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the safety, health, and environmental issues within the process control industry. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of Process Technicians, the environment in which they work, and the equipment and systems which they operate.

    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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    IPCT 1310 Introduction to Process Technology

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a beginning course for process and maintenance technicians which explores the concepts o conversion mathematics, molar mass calculations, gas laws, and heat transfer principles.

    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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    IPCT 1315 Process Technology I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the equipment and systems within the process technology industry. Topics include process technology industry-related equipment concepts including purpose, components, operation and the Process Technician’s role for operating and troubleshooting both equipment and 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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    IPCT 1320 Quality

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course helps students understand customer expectations in a manufacturing system and continuous improvement methodology. It also demonstrates procedures and policies to ensure operating consistency, reduce variability in the process, reduce waste, and prevent safety incidents. Students use Quality Tools and team problem solving techniques. It is highly recommended, but not required, that students complete MATH 1630 before taking this course.

    Prerequisite(s): None; MATH 1630  recommended but not 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.
  
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    IPCT 1330 Electrical I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics for this course include electrical safety, theory, introduction to the NEC, hand bending, raceways and fittings, conductors and cables, basic electrical construction drawings, and electrical test equipment.

    Prerequisite(s): Must be ready for college-level math; or program coordinator 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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    IPCT 1335 Electrical II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics in this course include alternating current, electrical motors and lighting, conduit bending, pull and junction boxes, conductor installations and terminations, cable trays, grounding and bonding, circuit breakers and fuses, control systems, and fundamental concepts.

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 1330  
    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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    IPCT 1345 Instrumentation I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics for this course include instrumentation safety, hand and power tools for instrumentation, craft-related mathematics, instrument drawings; inspect, handle and store instrumentation materials; electrical systems for instrumentation, fasteners, gaskets and O-rings, lubricants, sealants, cleaners, and tubing and hoses.

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 1330  
    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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    IPCT 1355 Millwright I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces students to millwright concepts including hand and power tools, fasteners and equipment used in the millwright trade, oxyfuel cutting, field sketching and blueprint reading, rigging, setting baseplates and soleplates, and bearings.

    Prerequisite(s): Must be ready for college-level math; or program coordinator 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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    IPCT 1365 Pipefitting I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics for this course include pipefitting hand and power tools, oxyfuel cutting, ladders and scaffolds, motorized equipment, drawings and detail sheets, identifying and installing valves, threaded pipe fabrication, socket weld pipe fabrication, butt weld fabrication, excavations, and underground pipe installation.

    Prerequisite(s): WELD 1381 ; and must be ready for college-level math
    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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    IPCT 2190 Special Topics I

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to introduce new topics deemed necessary by local industry.

    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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    IPCT 2290 Special Topics II

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to introduce new topics deemed necessary by local industry.

    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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    IPCT 2310 Process Technology II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to operations within the process technology industry. Students use existing knowledge of equipment, systems, and instrumentation to understand the operation of an entire unit. Study concepts related to commissioning, normal operations, normal shutdown, turnarounds, and abnormal situations, as well as the Process Technician’s role in performing the tasks associated with these concepts.

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 1315  
    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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    IPCT 2330 Electrical III

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics for this course include calculating conductance, applications of lighting, distribution equipment, transformers, commercial electrical services, motor calculations and controls, and voice, data and video applications

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 1335  
    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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    IPCT 2335 Electrical IV

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics for this course include feeder and service calculations, health care facilities, emergency systems, electronic theory, fire alarm systems, advanced HVAC controls, motor operations and maintenance, and fundamentals of crew leadership.

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 2330  
    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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    IPCT 2340 Instrumentation II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics in this course include test equipment, panel and field-mounted equipment, raceways, tubing and piping systems, filters, regulators and dryers, automatic control components, relays and timers, photoelectric devices.

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 1345  
    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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    IPCT 2345 Instrumentation III

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics for this course include terminating conductors, grounding and shielding, process control theory, controllers, digital logic circuits, instrument calibration and configuration, commissioning and performing loop checks, loop tuning, PLCs, distributive control and analyzers.

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 2340  
    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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    IPCT 2350 Millwright II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The topics for this course include advanced trade math, installation of packing, seals, mechanical seals, bearings, belts, chain drives, fans and blowers, couplings, shim fabrication, alignment jigs and specialty jigs.

    Prerequisite(s): IPCT 1355  
    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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