May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Music

  
  • MUS 1510 Private Brass Instruction

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized brass instruction at student’s level and rate of development on the trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonic, or tuba.

  
  • MUS 1550 Contemporary Music Ensemble

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course involves the rehearsal and performance of contemporary pop and commercial styles, including rock, jazz, and blues, soul, folk, urban styles, country, and world beat. Members perform works as small as solos and as large as a full ensemble. This class is open to all instrumentalists and singers.

    Prerequisite(s): Instructor’s permission or by audition
  
  • MUS 1560 Private Percussion Instruction

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized percussion instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

  
  • MUS 1660 Private Guitar Instruction

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized guitar instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

  
  • MUS 1700 Class Voice

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents instruction in basic vocal technique involving development of breath technique, production of a good vocal sound, vowel formation and pronunciation in song and vocal literature.

  
  • MUS 1760 Private Woodwind Instruction

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized woodwind instruction at student’s level and rate of development

  
  • MUS 1800 Class Guitar

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    Instruction in fundamentals, principles and daily practice of guitar emphasizing positions, note reading, tone production and the mastery of simple songs is presented.

  
  • MUS 1910 Private Piano II

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized piano instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 0910  or permission from Advisor.
  
  • MUS 1950 Private Voice II

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides individualized voice instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 0950  or permission from Advisor.
  
  • MUS 1994 MIDI Arranging and Sequencing I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to provide the student with an essential understanding of MIDI technology. Students will record musical performances using an audio mixer, computer software, and virtual musical instruments.

  
  • MUS 1996 MIDI Arranging and Sequencing II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of MUS 1994 . Students will gain an essential understanding of advanced MIDI concepts including computer based sequencing, editing and music production techniques.

  
  • MUS 1997 Digital Audio Production

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of MUS 1000 . This course is designed to provide students with a background in advanced recording, editing, and mixing techniques.

  
  • MUS 1999 Internet for Musicians

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the Internet as a music promotion and resource tool for musicians.

  
  • MUS 2001 Recording Studio Techniques II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of MUS 1001 . In this course students will gain an essential understanding of advanced recording concepts and techniques.

  
  • MUS 2055 Music Theory III

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of Basic Music Theory II with in-depth review of triads and seventh chords, as well as an introduction to non harmonic tones, Roman numeral analysis, cadences and transportation
     

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 1155  
  
  • MUS 2110 Arranging and Writing Music

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of music rhythm, melody, harmony, texture, timbre and form. Emphasis is on analysis, composition, music reading, ear training and arranging.

  
  • MUS 2130 Intermediate Music Theory II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a continuation of written and aural skills acquired in Intermediate Music Theory I. This course emphasizes analysis and writing, and addresses modulation and chromaticism of part writing and analysis.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 2120 
  
  • MUS 2151 Sight-Singing and Ear-Training III

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of Sight-Singing and Ear-Training II. The content is designed to complement Music Theory III.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 1155 , MUS 1161 .
    Corequisite(s): MUS 2150.
  
  • MUS 2510 Private Brass Instruction

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized brass instruction at student’s level and rate of development on the trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonic, or tuba.

  
  • MUS 2560 Private Percussion Instruction

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized percussion instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

  
  • MUS 2660 Private Guitar Instruction

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized guitar instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

  
  • MUS 2760 Private Woodwind Instruction

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized woodwind instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

  
  • MUS 2910 Private Piano III

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents individualized piano instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 1910  or permission from Advisor.
  
  • MUS 2950 Private Voice III

    1-2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides individualized voice instruction at student’s level and rate of development.

    Prerequisite(s): MUS 1950  or permission from Advisor.
  
  • MUS 2990 Music Seminar

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an in-depth study in the music field. Topics vary according to student needs.


Natural Sciences

  
  • NSCI 2990 Special Topics in Natural Science

    1-6 Credit Hour(s)
    A series of topics designed to attract students from all academic areas. Special topics titles are published in the class schedule as the topics are offered. Emphasis on appreciation of the natural sciences and their application to humanity.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 and READ 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.

Nursing

  
  • NRSG 1120 Pharmacology I

    1 Credit Hour(s)


    This course applies the core concepts that provide the basis for knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are essential for providing safe pharmacological management for adults with chronic alterations in health.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Uses the nursing process in the assessment, intervention and evaluation of pharmacological therapies on adult clients.
    • Discusses adaptations needed to safely apply pharmacological interventions in the care of the adult client.
    • Identifies current evidence-based practice guidelines through the science of informatics in the use of drugs and treatments.
    • Describes the importance of the inter-professional team members in assisting the client to achieve desired health outcomes.
    • Describe leadership and management concepts and communication skills related to drug therapies and treatments of the adult client.
    • Discusses the importance of professional growth activities in determining the legal and ethical boundaries of drug therapies and treatments for the adult client.


    Prerequisite(s): Admission to nursing program or permission of department.
    Corequisite(s): NRSG 1710 Fundamentals of Nursing 
    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.

  
  • NRSG 1320 Women’s Health & Childbearing Family

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course applies the core concepts that provide the basis for the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are essential for providing safe nursing care for women, infants, childbearing patients and families including pharmacological management.

    Prerequisite(s): NRSG 1120 and NRSG 1710
    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.
  
  • NRSG 1330 Pediatric Nursing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course applies the core concepts that provide the basis for knowledge, skills and attitudes that are essential for providing safe nursing care for children with alterations in health including pharmacological management. 

    Prerequisite(s): NRSG 1120 and NRSG 1710
    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.
  
  • NRSG 1340 Mental Health

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course applies the core concepts that provide the basis for knowledge, skills and attitudes that are essential for providing safe nursing for clients with alterations in mental health including pharmacological management.

    Prerequisite(s): NRSG 1120, NRSG 1710 and PSYC 1030  
    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.
  
  • NRSG 1700 Transition to Professional Nursing - LPN

    7 Credit Hour(s)


    This course is designed to assist the student in transitioning to the role of the professional nurse.  

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Relate the nursing process to plan safe nursing care for clients with stable and chronic health alterations, families, and groups of diverse backgrounds utilizing currently acceptable practice guidelines. (Competency 3)
    • Determine individualized nursing care plans based on assessed and/or expressed needs of clients stable and chronic problems and their families. (Competency 4,6)
    • Compare current and acceptable evidenced-based practice guidelines through the use of informatics to care for clients with stable and chronic problems physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. (Competency 2,5)
    • Determine the importance of collaboration among members of the interprofessional health team for client’s with stable and chronic health problems and their families toward meeting the client’s basic needs and desired health outcomes. (Competency 7)
    • Compare and contrast various leadership, management and communication skills to advocate for clients with stable and chronic problems rights to quality health care. (Competency 8)
    • Evaluate the ethical and legal boundaries of professional nursing practice and accountability for personal and professional growth and practice. (Competency 1)


    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program - LPN to RN track. 
    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.

  
  • NRSG 1701 Transition to Professional Practice - Paramedic

    7 Credit Hour(s)


    Course is designed to assist the licensed paramedic in transitioning to the role of the professional nurse.  This course is not transferable for meeting degree requirements.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Relate the nursing process to plan safe nursing care for clients with stable and chronic health alterations, families, and groups of diverse backgrounds utilizing currently acceptable practice guidelines. (Competency 3)
    • Determine individualized nursing care plans based on assessed and/or expressed needs of clients stable and chronic problems and their families. (Competency 4,6)
    • Compare current and acceptable evidenced-based practice guidelines through the use of informatics to care for clients with stable and chronic problems physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. (Competency 2,5)
    • Determine the importance of collaboration among members of the interprofessional health team for client’s with stable and chronic health problems and their families toward meeting the client’s basic needs and desired health outcomes. (Competency 7)
    • Compare and contrast various leadership, management and communication skills to advocate for clients with stable and chronic problems rights to quality health care. (Competency 8)
    • Evaluate the ethical and legal boundaries of professional nursing practice and accountability for personal and professional growth and practice. (Competency 1)


    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the nursing 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.

  
  • NRSG 1710 Fundamentals of Nursing

    7 Credit Hour(s)


    This course is an introduction to the core concepts that provide the basis for knowledge, skills, and attitudes that emphasize fundamental principles necessary to provide safe nursing care for individuals with basic alterations in homeostasis and health.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Analyze the nursing process to plan safe, basic nursing care for adults of diverse background utilizing currently acceptable practice guidelines.
    • Develop, implement, evaluate and modify individualized nursing care plans based on assessed and/or expressed needs of adults.
    • Integrate current and acceptable evidenced-based practice guidelines through the use of informatics in the care of the adult’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
    • Recognize the importance of collaboration among members of the inter-professional health team and the adult towards meeting the adult client’s basic needs and desired health outcomes.
    • Differentiate and evaluate various leadership, management, and communication skills to advocate for the adult client’s rights to quality health care.
    • Recognize the ethical and legal boundaries of professional nursing practice and accountability for personal and professional growth and practice.


    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the nursing 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.

  
  • NRSG 1720 Medical Surgical I

    7 Credit Hour(s)
    This course applies the core concepts that provide the basis for the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are essential for providing safe nursing care including pharmacological management for adults with alterations in health that are primarily chronic in nature.  

    Prerequisite(s): NRSG 1710, NRSG 1120 and BIOL 2010  
    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.
  
  • NRSG 2240 Professional Practice

    2 Credit Hour(s)


    This course examines management and leadership concepts, issues, roles and functions as applied to the role of the professional nurse in various healthcare settings. 

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Create safe, culturally sensitive plans of care for clients across the lifespan utilizing the nursing process which reflect evidenced-based practice.
    • Collaborate with the client to develop, implement, evaluate, and modify client’s care plan based on changing client needs, and health care practices and guidelines.
    • Utilize the science of informatics for current and appropriate practice guidelines to meet the client’s physical, emotional, and spiritual health care needs while ensuring the client’s individual rights to privacy and quality health care in an ever changing technological environment.
    • Coordinate with the client and inter-professional team members to help the client’s efforts to achieve desired health outcomes
    • Utilize leadership, management, and communication skills to advocate for client’s rights to quality health care regardless of race, gender, cultural background or socio-economic status.
    • Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth and nursing practice within the legal and ethical framework of nursing practice standards.


    Prerequisite(s): All 1st 2nd and 3rd semester nursing courses.
    Corequisite(s): NRSG 2740  
    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.

  
  • NRSG 2730 Medical Surgical II

    7 Credit Hour(s)
    This course applies the core concepts that provide the basis for the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are essential for providing safe nursing care including pharmacological management for adults with alterations in health that are primarily chronic in nature.  

    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2020  , NRSG 1620 and NRSG 1340
    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.
  
  • NRSG 2740 Medical Surgical Nursing III

    7 Credit Hour(s)


    This course applies the core concepts that provide the basis for the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are essential for providing safe nursing care including pharmacological management for adults with alterations in health of a more complex nature. 

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Relate the nursing process to plan safe nursing care for clients, families, and groups of diverse backgrounds with complex health alterations utilizing currently acceptable practice guidelines.
    • Determine individualized nursing care plans based on assessed and/or expressed needs of clients and their families with complex health alterations.
    • Compare current and acceptable evidence-based practice guidelines through the use of informatics to care for clients and their families with complex health alterations.
    • Determine the importance of collaboration among members of the interprofessional health team for client’s and their family’s complex health alterations toward meeting the client’s basic needs and desired health outcomes.
    • Compare and contrast various leadership, management and communication skills to advocate for clients with mental health problems and rights to quality health care.
    • Evaluate the ethical and legal boundaries of professional nursing practice and accountability for personal and professional growth and practice.


    Prerequisite(s): All 1st, 2nd, and 3rd semester nursing courses.
    Corequisite(s): NRSG 2240  
    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.

  
  • NURS 1114 Foundations of Nursing

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to the basic concepts of man as a unique individual having basic needs and the capability for adaptive responses to maintain health. With emphasis on the assessment component of the nursing process, the student focuses on the adult client’s adaptation to internal or external stressors in the environment.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the nursing program; eligibility for college-level courses.
    Corequisite(s): BIOL 2010 , NURS 1126 , and NURS 1141 
    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.
  
  • NURS 1126 Foundations Clinical

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to the components of the nursing process in identifying the basic needs of the adult client. Assessment skills are emphasized in identifying internal and external stressors and adaptive responses that adult clients experience in the maintenance or promotion of health. Health care environments include community senior citizen centers, skilled nursing facilities, and hospital settings.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the nursing program; eligibility for college-level courses.
    Corequisite(s): BIOL 2010 , NURS 1114  , and NURS 1141 
    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.
  
  • NURS 1141 Dosages and Solutions

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides information essential for calculating dosages and understanding drug orders and labels. The student learns and practices the skills of dosages and calculations. Students learn to recognize common abbreviations and select correct dosages for medication administration. Critical thinking skills are applied to medication situations to emphasize the importance of accuracy and the avoidance of medication errors.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nursing program, eligibility to enroll in college-level courses.
    Corequisite(s): NURS 1114 , NURS 1126 , BIOL 2010 
    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.
  
  • NURS 1213 Adult Health Nursing I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course utilizes the nursing process in promoting the adult client’s adaptation to internal and external stressors as it relates to the promotion and maintenance of health. Emphasis is placed upon meeting the adult client’s basic needs. Physiological, psychosocial, pathophysiological, and health teaching aspects of client care in acute health care environments are explored. Problem-solving and critical thinking skills are used to promote the client’s adaptive responses to the interruption of health. This is a half semester course.

    Prerequisite(s): NURS 1114  NURS 1126  NURS 1141  BIOL 2010  
    Corequisite(s): NURS 1226  NURS 1613  NURS 1626  BIOL 2020  PSYC 1030  
    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.
  
  • NURS 1226 Adult Health Nursing I Clinic

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course uses the nursing process to plan and provide interventions to assist an adult client in meeting basic needs in the hospital environment. The student has opportunities to assist the client in the adaptation to stressors, and in the maintenance and promotion of health. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills in assessment, clinical decision making, communication, and teaching/learning. This is a half-semester course.

    Prerequisite(s): NURS 1114 , NURS 1126 , NURS 1141 , BIOL 2010 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 1213 NURS 1613 NURS 1626 , BIOL 2020  and   
    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.
  
  • NURS 1613 Nursing of the Childbearing Family

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the adaptation of the pregnant client and her family to internal and external stressors needed to meet basic needs. The nursing process is used to assist the pregnant client to maintain and promote health in varied clinical environments. This is a half-semester course.

    Prerequisite(s): NURS 1114  NURS 1126  NURS 1141  BIOL 2010  
    Corequisite(s): NURS 1213  NURS 1226  NURS 1626  BIOL 2020  PSYC 1030  
    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.
  
  • NURS 1626 Nursing of the Childbearing Family Clinic

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the implementation of nursing care for the pregnant client and her family during the ante-partum, intra-partum, postpartum, and the newborn periods. The nursing process is used to assist the client and her family in meeting basic needs while adapting to internal and external stressors to maintain and promote health. Clinical experiences are available in antepartal, labor and delivery, and postpartal areas as well as in the newborn nursery. This is a half-semester course.

    Prerequisite(s): NURS 1114 , NURS 1126 , NURS 1141 , BIOL 2010 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 1213 NURS 1226 NURS 1613 BIOL 2020 ,   
    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.
  
  • NURS 1914 Professional Nursing Transition

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed for the role transition of the Licensed Practical Nurse and builds upon the student’s present knowledge of the adult client’s adaptation to internal and external stressors in meeting basic needs. The student learns to use the nursing process to promote and maintain health in a variety of client care hospital settings.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the LPN Mobility Track of the Nursing Program, eligibility for college level courses, current LPN licensure, BIOL 2010 , BIOL 2020 , BIOL 1230 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 1926 , NURS 1141 
    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.
  
  • NURS 1926 Professional Nursing Transition Clinic

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    This course builds on the Licensed Practical Nurse’s previous clinical experiences and uses the nursing process to plan and implement nursing care to assist the adult client in meeting basic needs in a hospital environment. The student is provided opportunities to assist the adult client with adaptation to internal and external stressors while maintaining and promoting health.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nursing program LPN Mobility Track, Current LPN licensure, CPR certification, eligibility for college level courses, BIOL 2010 , BIOL 2020 , and BIOL 1230 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 1914 , NURS 1141 
    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.
  
  • NURS 2113 Nursing of Children

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the adaptation of the child to physical and developmental changes from infancy to adolescence. The nursing process is utilized in determining care needs for the ill child and family with stressors associated with common health problems in a health care environment. A comparative study of the healthy child puts emphasis on principles of health promotion and physical and psychological adaptive mechanisms necessary to meet basic needs and maintain health. This is a half-semester course.

    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2020  PSYC 1030  NURS 1213  NURS 1226  NURS 1613  NURS 1626  
    Corequisite(s): NURS 2313  NURS 2126  NURS 2326  BIOL 1230  
    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.
  
  • NURS 2126 Nursing of Children Clinic

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a half-semester course that emphasizes the use of the nursing process to assist the child and family to meet basic needs in various health care environments. Students learn adaptive behaviors used by the family and the child in reaction to the internal and external stressors of hospitalization. Principles of teaching/learning are used to aid in promoting health for the infant, child and adolescent. A comparative study of the healthy child is provided through observational experiences in community agencies.

    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2020 ,   ,NURS 1213 NURS 1226 , NURS 1613 , NURS 1626 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 2313 , NURS 2326 , NURS 2113 , BIOL 1230  
    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.
  
  • NURS 2313 Mental Health Nursing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the clients’ adaptive responses to stressors in the internal and external environment along the mental health continuum. The concepts of holistic man, therapeutic use of self, self and cultural awareness and the nursing process are emphasized. Theory focuses on the clients’ behavior, growth and development as they strive to meet their basic needs in varied health care environments. This is a half-semester course.

    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2020  NURS 1213  NURS 1226  NURS 1613  NURS 1626  PSYC 1030  
    Corequisite(s): NURS 2113  NURS 2126  NURS 2326  BIOL 1230  
    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.
  
  • NURS 2326 Mental Health Nursing Clinic

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on nursing interventions for mental health-psychiatric care in a variety of clinical practice environments. Critical thinking skills are utilized through the application of the nursing process and therapeutic communication skills to support clients’ adaptive responses to internal and external stressors along the mental health continuum. The concepts of holistic man, therapeutic use of self, and self and cultural awareness are emphasized. Students focus on clients’ behavior, growth and development in meeting their basic needs. This is a half-semester course.

    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2020  , NURS 1213 , NURS 1226 , NURS 1613 , NURS 1626 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 2313 , NURS 2126 , NURS 2113 , BIOL 1230  
    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.
  
  • NURS 2412 Nursing Management

    2 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to management principles and involves discussion of problems, issues, and stressors inherent in adaptation from student to practitioner. It explores the nurse’s role in managing client care, delegating tasks, prioritizing care, and in supervising other health care workers in the health care environment. The effective use of the nursing process and communication skills in management is stressed. Emphasis is placed on rights, responsibilities, and legal/ ethical implications of nursing management.

    Prerequisite(s): NURS 2313 , NURS 2326 , NURS 2113 , NURS 2126 , BIOL 1230 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 2426 , NURS 2414  , MATH 1530 , Fine Arts elective
    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.
  
  • NURS 2414 Adult Health Nursing II

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course further develops the student’s knowledge of health, adaptation, and the utilization of the nursing process in meeting basic needs of adult clients. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of critical thinking skills in determining clients’ adaptive responses to internal and external stressors and the appropriate nursing actions to be performed. The nursing process is used to plan and implement comprehensive care to adult clients with complex health problems.

    Prerequisite(s): NURS 2113  NURS 2126  NURS 2313  NURS 2326  BIOL 1230  
    Corequisite(s): NURS 2412  NURS 2426  MATH 1530  Fine Arts elective
    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.
  
  • NURS 2426 Adult Health Nursing II Clinic

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course further develops the student’s knowledge of health, adaptation, and the utilization of the nursing process in meeting basic needs for adult clients in varied health care environments. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of critical thinking skills in determining clients’ adaptive responses to stressors created by a complexity of health problems and the nursing actions to be implemented. The student collaborates with other health team members and practices leadership skills. Students are expected to perform activities within the scope of accepted legal/ethical standards.

    Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1230 , NURS 2113 , NURS 2126 , NURS 2313 , NURS 2326 .
    Corequisite(s): NURS 2414 , NURS 2412 , MATH 1530 , Fine Arts elective
    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.
  
  • NURS 2990 Special Topics in Nursing

    1-6 Credit Hour(s)
    In-depth study of concepts related to selected aspects of nursing. Permission of the Department Chair 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.

Occupational Safety/Environment

  
  • ENVI 1023 Hazard Communications and Multimedia Reporting

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will cover what the Hazard Communications Standard is and how to implement it within the work place. Other forms of required industrial and commercial environmental reporting will be addressed; storm water permits, wastewater discharge permits, hazardous waste permits, air permitting and community toxic chemical release reporting will be covered.

    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.
  
  • ENVI 2003 OSHA Hazardous Waste and Lab

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to provide the training required under 29 CFR 1910.120 for hazardous waste site personnel. Topics include hazard recognition, hazard control, monitoring, work practices, emergency response, and rights and responsibilities.

    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.
  
  • ENVI 2013 Hazardous Waste Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a course covering the generation, storage, transportation and disposal of solid and hazardous waste. Emphasis is placed on waste minimization and treatment, handling procedures, manifestation and contingency planning to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

    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.
  
  • ENVI 2023 Ergonomics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is the study of harmonizing the work environment to the physical and mental capabilities and limitations of people. The entire work system is examined through the application of industrial engineering, psychological and physiological principles to design jobs and maximize productivity.

    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.
  
  • ENVI 2033 Fire Protection and Accident Prevention

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of the principles and techniques used in industrial or business related fire, accident and disaster preparedness. It also includes prevention, response and recovery planning, as well as management of the safety 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.
  
  • ENVI 2044 Industrial Hygiene

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course prepares the student to recognize and evaluate occupational hazards: noise, heat, dust, solvents, ionizing, and non-ionizing radiation. Control measures such as ventilation, personal protection equipment and respiratory protection are covered. Government regulations and their impact upon the industry are addressed. Technical report writing is emphasized and the student is required to write formal reports on projects.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1121
    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.

Office Technology

  
  • OFAD 1150 Microsoft Office Applications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to provide the student with computer skills in the Windows environment. Hands-on instruction covers Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentations, and desktop information management. Students must demonstrate ability to type 25 wpm at the first class meeting.

    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.
  
  • OFAD 1931 Co-Op Education I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    In this course the student receives supervised work experience in the office of an established business. Placement is made by the Office of Cooperative Education upon completion of one semester of technical coursework, or after all requirements for employment are met. The student utilizes knowledge gained in any or all the Office System courses to accomplish tasks as assigned within the modern office setting.

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: Financial Administrative Assistant Concentration: completion of one semester or technical coursework; Administrative Assistant Concentration: ADMN 2310 , ADMN 1308 ; Legal Assistant Concentration; LEGL 1080 ; Medical Administrative Assistant concentration: LEGL 1080 , ADMN 1320 , Insurance Administrative Assistant concentration: FINR 2000, FINR 2010

    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.
  
  • OFAD 1932 Co-Op Education II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    In this course the student receives supervised work experience in the office of an established business. Placement is made by the Office of Cooperative Education upon completion of one semester of technical coursework, or after all requirements for employment are met. The student utilizes knowledge gained in any or all the Office System courses to accomplish tasks as assigned within the modern office setting.

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: Financial Administrative Assistant Concentration: completion of one semester or technical coursework; Administrative Assistant Concentration: ADMN 2310 , ADMN 1308 ; Legal Assistant Concentration; LEGL 1080 ; Medical Administrative Assistant concentration: LEGL 1080 , ADMN 1320 , Insurance Administrative Assistant concentration: FINR 2000, FINR 2010

    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.
  
  • OFAD 2410 Excel II

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course teaches the advanced Microsoft Excel features needed for the expert user. Topics include custom and conditional formatting, importing and exporting data, using range names, use of templates, managing multiple workbooks, consolidating worksheets, workgroup functions and security, auditing features, and macros. Also included are use of Excel databases, PivotTables, and data analysis tools such as Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios. This course meets Expert MOS certification requirements.

    Prerequisite(s): ADMN 1313 
    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.
  
  • OFAD 2710 Advanced Medical Office Transcription

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Advanced Medical Office Transcription is designed to enhance the student’s skill in the transcription of dictation used in medical office and hospital reports. Reports include MRI brain scans, letters, discharge summaries, neuropsychological reports, history and physicals, chart notes, pathology reports, consultations and autopsy reports. Skill in the following areas will also be stressed: medical terminology from a variety of medical specialties, grammar skills, keyboarding skills, and the use of reference materials.

    Prerequisite(s): ADMN 2307 
    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.
  
  • OFAD 2720 Health Care Delivery Systems

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of organization, financing, and delivery of health care services, accreditation, licensure, and regulatory agencies.

    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.
  
  • OFAD 2750 Medical Coding

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the current advanced level descriptive terms and five-digit identifying codes and modifiers for reporting medical services performed by physicians. CPT and ICD-9 descriptive terms, numeric identifying codes and modifiers for reporting medical services, and procedures recommended by the American Health Information Management Association are covered extensively.

    Prerequisite(s): ADMN 2303  
    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.
  
  • OFAD 2760 Ethics and Law for Healthcare

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will emphasize the analysis of human values and basic ethical positions which guide people’s lives as they relate to the healthcare profession. Laws that guide contemporary medical practice, biological innovations, and the impact of scientific and technological advancements will be reviewed.

    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.
  
  • OFAD 2990 Special Topics in Office Administration

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an in-depth study of selected office technology topic(s) or Internship in an office environment designed to reinforce basic knowledge and to further develop problem solving skills. Department approval 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.

Paralegal Studies

  
  • LEGL 1300 Intro to Paralegal Studies & Ethics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is an introduction to law course. This introductory course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program and is designed to provide an introduction to the work performed by paralegals, the regulation of the profession, legal and paralegal ethics, the structure of the court systems, and a survey of substantive areas of law, such as contracts, criminal law, torts, and real estate. Students are introduced to the steps in legal proceedings, the various kinds of law books and the law library, and the American system of law. Special attention is given to learning legal terminology.

  
  • LEGL 1301 Legal Ethics and Professionalism

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. Students study the Tennessee Rules of Professional Conduct, the unauthorized practice of law, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, attorney advertising, and the various roles a paralegal plays in a law office. Students are also required to participate in at least ten hours of pro bono or volunteer services.

  
  • LEGL 1306 Law Practice Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. It provides a survey of law office management techniques and practices; business aspects of law offices, including management concepts, chain of command, record keeping, billing procedures, and other technology aspects. Course material includes human resource management, law office structure, basic financial management, and office communications.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1316 Introduction to Legal Drafting and Legal Software

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. Students learn computer skills relating to basic legal software, including the use of word processing for drafting legal documents, preparing spreadsheets and other presentations for litigation, timekeeping and billing software, and legal database software.  Students also learn basic rules for drafting legal correspondence and writing, with a focus on grammar and punctuation. 

    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.
  
  • LEGL 1320 Legal Research

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. Students are introduced to principles of legal research including traditional and online resources, and they will learn to perform legal research using primary and secondary authorities such as federal and state statutes, state and national reporters, legal encyclopedias, treatises, and legal periodicals. Students also learn proper citation formats and how to brief and analyze court cases.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1330 Legal Writing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. Students are introduced to skills necessary to create written documents used in the legal workplace. The legal writing skills emphasized include critical analysis, precision, clarity and accuracy, as well as proper legal citation format and usage. Students draft a variety of documents including office and trial memoranda, case briefs, letters, and other operative documents.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300, LEGL 1316, LEGL 1320, and LEGL 1340 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1335 Constitutional Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the development of fundamental principles in constitutional law and integrates the study of United States Supreme Court decisions. Course material covered includes judicial review, the Bill of Rights, and the powers of the Supreme Court, Congress, and the President.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1340 Family Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. Students are introduced to the substantive and procedural laws in family law with emphasis on paralegal tasks. Laws, procedures, and documents involved in marriage, annulment, divorce, paternity proceedings, adoption, and child custody/child support are included. Students learn how to interview clients with family law problems and to prepare family law documents.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1342 Interviewing and Investigation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides practical exposure to the skills needed to gather information through interviews with clients, witnesses, and other persons. Students study how to take statements, search documents, and preserve facts and evidence gathered for trial.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1301 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1350 Torts

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. Students are introduced to state and federal law applicable to civil injury and property damage. Areas of study include intentional torts, negligence, appropriate standards of conduct, and strict liability. Particular attention is given to the nature of personal injury litigation and its documentation and practices.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1353 Juvenile Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course focuses on the history and development of juvenile law, the impact of the law on minors as victims as well as law-breakers, and the contemporary juvenile justice system and its three major components of law enforcement, the juvenile court system, and corrections.

  
  • LEGL 1360 Criminal Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides a study of state and federal criminal laws and procedures as well as the paralegal’s role in criminal cases. It covers the substantive aspects of criminal law and includes the general principles of criminal liability, specific analysis of particular crimes, and substantive defenses to crimes. Constitutional safeguards and procedures from arrest through trial, sentencing punishments, and appeals are also studied.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 1370 Trusts & Estates

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an introduction to estate planning and administration and the paralegal’s role in the probate area. It covers the effect of various types of ownership upon passage of property at owner’s death, with or without a will; basic requirements for trusts and wills; administration of a decedent’s estate; and local Probate Court rules. Students prepare a variety of documents including a last will and testament, and petitions to open and close an estate.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2305 Law and Medicine

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an introduction to the laws regulating the health care industry, medical research, and emphasis on the paralegal’s role in obtaining and organizing medical records. This course also addresses the corporate, regulatory, and financial structure of health care delivery as well as the emerging law of bioethics and other legal aspects of the changing medical/technological field.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better.
     
  
  • LEGL 2310 Corporate Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course includes the study of corporations, limited liability companies, and other forms of businesses. Students prepare documents such as a partnership agreement, a corporate charter, bylaws, dissolutions, and operating agreements for limited liability companies.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2320 Employment Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the history of labor and employer/employee relationships and provides an overview of substantive areas of employment law, including unemployment compensation, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and privacy issues in the workplace.

  
  • LEGL 2325 Alternative Dispute Resolution

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an overview of dispute resolution mechanisms used in the American legal system such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Students explore the various statutes, regulations, and ethical standards applicable to alternative dispute resolution and learn the basic skills needed to work with parties in conflict.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2330 Contract Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an introduction to substantive areas of contract law, such as the elements of a contract, the legal effect of offer, acceptance, and consideration, the enforcement and regulation of contracts and the remedies for breach of contract, as well as the Uniform Commercial Code. There is an emphasis on drafting and analyzing different types of documents related to contracts.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2340 Property Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course includes the study of real estate law including zoning, estates in land, concurrent ownership, and transactions involving the sale and lease of real property, such as easements, real estate contracts, real estate transfers, and deeds. Emphasis is placed on information gathering, title searches, and preparation of documents used in basic real estate transactions, file management, and real estate closings. Students also study title insurance and financing sources.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2350 Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Students are introduced to bankruptcy procedures with an emphasis on paralegal tasks. This course includes the study of the initial filing, meetings of creditors, adversarial proceedings, final discharge hearings, the automatic stay, adequate protection, and proceedings under Chapters 7, 11, and 13. Students also study the debtor’s obligations and rights, secured and unsecured creditors’ priorities, preferences and fraudulent transfers, and bankruptcy court rules. Students identify assets and liabilities and prepare various bankruptcy forms.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2355 Immigration Law

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course addresses the area of immigration law and procedure in the United States. Materials focus on statutory and regulatory aspects of the immigration process and assess the impact criminal statutes have on this process. In addition, students review and prepare documents involved in the immigration process.

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better

  
  • LEGL 2360 Legal Evidence

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an overview of the rules of evidence. Course material includes the general rules governing admissibility of evidence, the use of documentary and opinion evidence, evidentiary privileges, direct and circumstantial evidence, admissions, witnesses, and the “hearsay rule” and its exceptions.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2365 Intellectual Property

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to acquaint the student with aspects of intellectual property law. Students explore various laws and principles related to traditional aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, and licensing. Students also review and prepare various documents and forms commonly used in these areas.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2370 eDiscovery

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. eDiscovery addresses the application of technology by paralegals within all types of legal organizations. This course covers all types of technology applicable to legal practice but places special emphasis on legal case management software such as CaseMap, HotDocs, Summation, TimeMap, and Trial Director. Topics covered include electronic filing, electronic discovery, litigation support software, case management software and docket control software. Students learn and develop skills through lecture, instructional software and hands-on exercises.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300, LEGL 1316, LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
    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.
  
  • LEGL 2380 Civil Litigation Skills I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. It provides an introduction to civil litigation and practice in federal and state courts. The jurisdiction and structure of the courts in the federal, state, and local systems are explored. Students also study federal, state, and local rules of civil procedure.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2385 Civil Litigation Skills II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program. It provides an introduction to civil litigation and practice in federal and state courts. The jurisdiction and structure of the courts in the federal, state, and local systems are explored. Students also study federal, state, and local rules of civil procedure.

    Prerequisite(s): LEGL 1300 and LEGL 1320 with a “C” or better
  
  • LEGL 2390 Legal Internship

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is required for all students in the Paralegal Studies program and should be taken during the student’s last semester. The internship is a supervised practical experience in a legal environment in which the student is assigned definite paralegal tasks and responsibilities. Classroom instruction is arranged to support the field experience. The student works a total of 120 hours during the semester. The intern student has the responsibility to find an internship position prior to the start of the semester and must get the approval of the program coordinator.

    Prerequisite(s):  LEGL 1300, LEGL 1301LEGL 1320LEGL 1330, and LEGL 2380, with a “C” or better; an average of 3.0 or better in all LEGL designated courses

Pharmacy Technician

  
  • PHRM 1030 Measurements and Calculations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course reviews basic math computation including Roman Numerals, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of whole numbers, and fractions. This course covers all health, measurements in the area of avoirdupois, apothecary, and metric systems as related to pharmaceutical calculations.

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to program. Permission from instructor.
    Corequisite(s): PHRX 1010 , PHRM 1040 , PHRM 1050, ALHS 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.
  
  • PHRM 1090 Pharmacy Practice and Lab

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course acquaints the student with prescription and medication order policies and procedures in all pharmacy settings. Students interpret, label, compound and dispense prescriptions. Students will utilize profile systems and describe inventory control procedures. Students will become familiar with unit dose drug distribution, floor stock distribution, narcotic control, and inventory control. Drug information references and compounding, with an emphasis on the prescription balance and weight are also reviewed. Laboratory experiences will focus on practical application of these skills.

    Prerequisite(s): PHRM 1010, 1040, 1060, 1100 with a grade of “C” or better.
    Corequisite(s): PHRM 1070, 1030, 1110, 1130
    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.
  
  • PHRX 1010 Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course is an introduction to pharmacy practice and the health care systems with emphasis on the role of pharmacy technicians and their relationship with pharmacists. 

    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.
  
  • PHRX 1020 Pharmacy Practice 2

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    The course is an advanced study of pharmacy practice and the health care systems.

    Prerequisite(s): PHRX 1010   Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
    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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