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

Course Descriptions


 

Business

  
  • BUSN 2330 Principles of Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of management through analysis of the functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

  
  • BUSN 2332 Managing for Quality

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers process analysis and control systems, problem solving techniques, and the body of knowledge for the Certification for Quality Manager Exam (CQM). A methodolgy for implementing Total Quality is also discussed.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2334 Warehouse Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course offers theories of warehousing systems, documentation, layout, inventory management, materials handling, hazardous materials storage and shipping and receiving fundamentals.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2336 Strategic Planning

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an introduction to strategic planning with an emphasis on the integration of quality as an integral part of that plan. Included is a study of how Cost of Quality systems can point the way to problem areas. Emphasis is placed on the link between strategic planning and leadership and customer and market focus.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2338 Project Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to increase project success for both new and experienced Project Managers. It presents a proven, customizable, best practices approach and provides a practical set of management tools, templates and techniques for planning, scheduling and controlling project activities to meet project performance, cost, and time activities.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2340 Human Resource Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of principles of human resource management, which may include equal employment law and the recruitment, selection, and development of the human resources.

  
  • BUSN 2350 Organizational Behavior

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course examines the importance of understanding human relations in the workplace and developing the skills necessary to foster more effective communication and motivation.

  
  • BUSN 2352 Labor Management Relations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The history of the American labor movement, wage policy, productivity, collective bargaining, labor mobility, and government regulations of management and unions are explored.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2354 Compensation Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the four basic policies that every employer must consider in managing compensation: 1) internal consistency; 2) external competitiveness; 3) employee contributions; and 4) administration of the pay system. The integrating of these four factors plus compliance, the government’s role in compensation, pay discrimination, managing the system, and the role unions play in salary administration are discussed.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2360 International Business

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a survey of the major issues associated with conducting international business. It provides students and understanding of the growing global marketplace.

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0810  or equivalent, ENGL 0810 or equivalent, BUSN 1305
    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.
  
  • BUSN 2361 Introduction to Importing and Customhouse Brokerage

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces and examines the concepts and mechanics involved in importing merchandise into the United States. This course focus will be on the preparation of the necessary documentation in Customs Brokerage process. Course content will also address aspects relating to the legal and commercial entities involved in the process. Topics include U.S. Customs, importers, brokers, modes of transportation, automation, documents, cargo release, and entry issues.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2362 Principles of Classification

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Principles of Classification provides a detailed study of each chapter of the Harmonized Tariff Schedules used to enter imported mechandise into the U.S. and determine duty rates. Students will learn about the laws and regulations concerning the use of the HTSUS as well as receive proactical exercises on each of the 99 chapters Chapters, General, Chapter, Section and Explanatory Notes.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2364 Introduction to Customs Valuation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed for the accurate appraisement of merchandise for Customs purposes. The emphasis is on a detailed study of 19 CFR 152, which contains the rules for imported goods for U.S. Customs under the Department of the Treasury.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2366 Customs Modernization Act

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to use the Modernization Act by the U.S. Customs Service in a comprehensive effort to streamlne and automate commercial operations. It presents the methods for importers and brokerage management to improve compliace with Customs laws and regulations.

    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
  • BUSN 2368 U.S. Customs Regulations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides a detailed review of the key regulations probided in Title 19 of the Code of the Federal Regulations (19 CFR). Title 19 of the CFR contains the rules that are enforced by Customs and by which importers and customhouse brokers must operate their business.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2370 Legal Environment of Business

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a study of the principles of the American legal system as they relate to the conduct of business in our society.

  
  • BUSN 2380 Principles of Marketing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of basic marketing principles and practices, including the selection of target markets and the development of the marketing mix (product, price, promotion, and place of distribution).

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2382 Purchasing and Materials Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This introductory course addresses modem practices and techniques of the purchasing function. Included in the coverage of purchasing are organization, quality, supplier selection, price determination, inventory and disposal, foreign purchasing, acquisition of capital assets and strategy.

  
  • BUSN 2384 Principles of Transportation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is an introductory course providing an overview of the transportation and distribution industry. Historical development, legislation, and signigicant trends are discussed.

    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.
  
  • BUSN 2386 Physical Distribution and Logistics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course offers an overview of the structure and management of physical distribution system. Course content includes warehousing, order processing, packaging, inventory control, physical location analysis, classifications and material handling.

    Prerequisite(s): BUSN 2384 or approval of advisor
  
  • BUSN 2450 E-Commerce

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the growing use of electronic methods for conducting business. Topics covered include both technical and business issues for implementation and strategies of electronic marketing, sales, promotion, purchasing, logistics, and support activities. Legal and ethical issues are also discussed. Case studies and individual projects will be used to provide business examples from conceptual models and real-world events.

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0820 OR equivalent, ENGL 0820 OR equivalent, MGMT 1000, AND ISDS 2600 OR permission of an advisor.
    Corequisite(s): ENGL 1010
  
  • BUSN 2905 Mid-Management Specialty Work Experience

    6-12 Credit Hour(s)
    This course reflects credit awarded for documented work experience of a managerial or supervisory nature. A maximum of 12 hours (6 hours credit for each year in excess of a three-year apprenticeship) can be credited to this course. This course can only be used for the A.A.S. in Mid Management degree program.

  
  • BUSN 2906 Special Topics in Business

    1-3 Credit Hour(s)
    In-depth study of selected business administration topics designed to reinforce basic business knowledge and to further develop problem solving and research skills. Explores specific business issues in which to apply basic problem-solving techniques and skills.

  
  • BUSN 2910 Non-Traditional Schooling

    6 Credit Hour(s)
    This course reflects credit awarded for CLEP examination, USAFI courses or test, military service school, industrial training, cooperative education or college credit related to a Mid-Management technical specialty.

    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.

Business: TN eCampus

  
  • BUS 1050 Legal Issues for the Web

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course addresses Internet law and provides guidelines for legally putting existing material online, creating material specifically for the Internet, using material found on the Internet, e-commerce, and educational aspects of the Internet. Real-world examples are used to illustrate how the rules affect businesses. This is a three (3) hour course. Students will work on real case studies and will have discussions on what they feel should be the correct outcome based on the law as learned through this course. The student must possess sufficient reading and writing skills to succeed in this course.

    Prerequisite(s): READ 0820 and ENGL 0820 or equivalent skills if the student is required to take these courses at their institution.
  
  • BUSN 1310 Business Communications

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of the principles, practices, and mechanics of various types of effective written and oral business communication.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 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.
  
  • BUSN 1350 Sales and Service

    3 Credit Hour(s)

    This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of customer service and selling.

    The topics studied in this course may include:

    • developing and conveying a positive attitude
    • identifying buying motives and customer needs
    • developing and delivering a sales presentation
    • customer approaches
    • sales strategies
    • cultivating repeat business through service


    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.
  
  • BUSN 1370 Spreadsheet Application

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is designed to develop skills with spreadsheet software. Use and design of spreadsheets for practical business applications and business problem-solving will be an integral part 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.

Chemistry

  
  • CHEM 1010 Introductory Chemistry I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is  the first of a two-semester course sequence designed for health science and allied health majors who need chemistry as a part of their program, and for any studens needing a science course to meet General Education requirements. This course may be used as a preparatory course for CHEM 1110 . This course is NOT intended for science, engineering, or engineering technology majors. The course covers basic concepts of inorganic chemistry, including unit conversions; atoms and how they are put together; chemical names, formulas  and equations; stoichiometry; equilibrium and factors that affect the rates of reactions: gas laws; solutions; acids and bases; and nuclear chemistry.  The impact of chemistry on society is emphasized along with writing skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 and MATH 0100 or MATH 0410 or MATH 0530 or MATH 0630 or equivalent
  
  • CHEM 1020 Introductory Chemistry II

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a continuation of CHEM 1010 , Introductory Chemistry I. The course is designed for health science and allied health majors who need chemistry as part of their program, and for students needing a science course to meet General Education requirements. This course covers basic concepts of organic chemistry and biochemistry, including organic functional groups and some of their reactions; basic sterochemistry; biological molecules, their synthesis, their reactions, and some of their functions. This course is not intended for engineering, or engineering technology majors.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1010  or equivalent
  
  • CHEM 1050 Allied Health Instrumentation

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a one-semester laboratory course designed to give allied health and science-oriented students experience in the principles of electronic instrumentation and analytical techniques used in clinical and industrial laboratories. The course is not intended for science, engineering, or engineering technology majors.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1010 Introductory Chemistry I  or CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I  
    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.
  
  • CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This is the first course in a two-semester sequence for science majors, pre-professional students, and pre-engineering students. The course covers fundamental concepts including measurements, language and stoichiometry, atomic and molecular structure, ionic and covalent bonding, states of matter, the gas laws, solutions, and thermochemistry. This course meets prerequisites for further study in chemistry in baccalaureate programs.

    Prerequisite(s): Grade of at least “C” in CHEM 1010  or MATH 1710  or MATH 1740  or score on math placement exam (ALEKS) earning placement into MATH 1830  or higher.
  
  • CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a continuation of CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I . This course covers physical properties of solutions, thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, ionic and molecular equilibrium, acids and bases, electrochemistry, including oxidation-reduction principles, nuclear chemistry, and environmental chemistry. The course meets prerequisites for further study in chemistry in baccalaureate programs.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1110  with a grade of at least a “C”
  
  • CHEM 2010 Organic Chemistry I Lecture

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is the first of a two-semester science course for science majors and pre-professional students. The course is a systematic study of the fundamental principles of organic chemistry with interpretation of structure and properties based upon modern atomic and molecular theory. Topics include aliphatic hydrocarbons, stereochemistry, nucleophilic substitutions and eliminations, spectroscopy, and aromatic hydrocarbons.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1120  
  
  • CHEM 2011 Organic Chemistry I Lab

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Application of laboratory techniques to the synthesis, separation, and identification of organic compounds.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II  
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHEM 2010  

  
  • CHEM 2020 Organic Chemistry II Lecture

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This is a continuation of Organic Chemistry I. Emphasis is placed on functional derivatives of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2010  CHEM 2011  
  
  • CHEM 2021 Organic Chemistry II Lab

    1 Credit Hour(s)
    Hour Continuation of Organic Chemistry laboratory I. Emphasis is placed on synthesis and class reactions of organic compounds.

    Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2010 , CHEM 2011 .
    Prerequisite or Corequisite: CHEM 2020  


Civil/Construction Engineering Technology

  
  • CADD 2300 Civil 3D Site Design

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    An introduction to AutoCAD Civil 3D software as it applies to land development design and applications.  Design tools will be used for land development calculations.

    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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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, 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.
  
  • CCET 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, 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.
  
  • CCET 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, 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CCET 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.
  
  • CIVT 1110 Construction Safety

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides knowledge required to promote safety in the workplace, identifies safety professionals and the roles and responsibilities of all personnel, identifies common workplace accidents and injuries, and presents preventative measures

    This course is an introduction into the cloud computing model of servers, networks, applications and other elements related to data centers and how this data is made available to IT and end users via the internet. Students will be prepared to take the CompTIA Cloud Essentials (CLO-001) specialty certification exam.
  
  • CIVT 1200 Geographic Information Systems

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides the foundation for understanding what GIS is, what it can do and how others are using it.  Topics may include; basic functions of GIS, why a GIS is so powerful, what coordinate systems and map projections are and why they are important.  Student will work with GIS software to visualize geographic data, create maps, query a GIS data base, perform special analysis using common analysis tool and solve geographic problems using a systematic approach.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 1230 Soils and Foundations

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the properties and the testing of soils and concrete in the commercial construction industry as well as the equipment used for earth moving.  An overview of foundation types, concrete and reinforcement, mix design, additives, strength is explored. Topics: include: soil mechanics, index properties of fine and coarse soil, soil classification and stress analysis. Labs include density, moisture content, sieve analysis, Atterberg Limits, classification and compaction.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 1250 Materials and Methods of Construction

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The basic techniques and fundamentals essential in erecting wood frame, steel frame and reinforced concrete frame buildings. The study involves the various phases from site investigation through finished work.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 1550 Surveying Fundamentals

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    The course covers the fundamental concepts and practices of surveying.  Theory of measurements and field notes; methods of obtaining horizontal and vertical distances, angles and directions; use of levels, transits, theodolites and total stations; construction surveying, curves and volumes are 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.
  
  • CIVT 2100 Construction Cost Estimating

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course includes interpretation of building plans, preparation of quantity surveys dealing with individual sections of work, computation of labor costs, pricing of material costs, overhead and profit. This class also provides an introduction to industry standard construction estimating software.

    Prerequisite(s): CIVT 1250  
    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.
  
  • CIVT 2120 Construction Equipment and Methods

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to fundamentals in the planning and selection of equipment and methods for various construction operations.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2200 Construction Scheduling

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides a working knowledge for planning and scheduling of construction projects. Topics may include Gantt charts, arrow and node diagrams and perform CPM Scheduling using various computer applications.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2220 Strength of Materials

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the study of stress and strain, direct and shearing stresses, torsion, bending, bolted, riveted and welded connections, basic design of timber and steel beams and steel columns, beam deflections, and statically indeterminate beams.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2300 Statics & Strength of Materials

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The statics section covers problems solving techniques dealing with free-bodies, trusses, center of gravity, equilibrium,
    moment of inertia and friction. The strengths of materials section covers problem-solving techniques dealing with basic
    design of timber, steel and concrete members.

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1710  or MATH 1740  
    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.
  
  • CIVT 2330 Contracts and Specifications

    3 Credit Hour(s)

    This course is a study of engineering contracts and specifications; business and legal issues, engineering ethics, competitive bidding, contracting procedures, general and technical specifications, and inspection procedures for contract enforcement.

     

    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.

  
  • CIVT 2450 Construction Management

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The class is an introductory class on construction management.  Emphasis is on construction management procedures.  Student will gain knowledge about topics including responsibility and authority, construction documents, contracts, construction law, safety, planning and scheduling, materials and workmanship, and change orders.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2550 Advanced Surveying

    4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a continuation of the concepts and practices of surveying.  Surveying equipment such as theodolites, electronic distance-measuring equipment, global positioning system and robotic total station. 

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2620 Structural Design

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    The course will cover principles of mechanics and material behavior related to building structures including force systems, frame analysis, section properties, stress, and basic analysis, design and detailing of steel, reinforced concrete, and wood structures.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2623 Concrete Testing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to fundamentals of mix design and the inspection concerned with the manufacture and testing of concrete as a construction material. The following topics are covered: basic properties of cement and the relationships between cement, water and aggregates; properties desired in plastic and hardened concrete; proportioning mixes; sampling, and field and lab testing.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2980 Special Topics

    1 - 4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is a study of the specialized topics and/or problems in Civil and Construction Engineering Technology; repeatable for credit on different topics.

    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.
  
  • CIVT 2990 Capstone

    1 - 4 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides a platform for students to apply required skills and knowledge to complete a multi-faceted project relative to the field of study.

    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.

College Experience: TN eCampus

  
  • COL 101 Orientation: The College Experience

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    In this course, we will study the best practices for success in college and learning on line by using technology smartly, succeeding in workplace situations skillfully, using interpersonal communications respectfully, and developing self-management practices expertly.


Communications

  
  • COMM 1010 Introduction to Mass Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course examines the media as a social institution by providing an overview of print, electronic and computer-based media forms and reviewing the role of the media in society and its effects on culture.  The course also teaches media literacy and criticism skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810   and READ 0810  or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 1020 Introduction to Media Writing

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to print and broadcast journalism with an emphasis in newsgathering methods and news writing for print and electronic media. Students will be introduced to basic newswriting structures and approaches across various media platforms. This writing intensive course also emphasizes instruction in selecting and covering news, types of stories, newsgathering skills, grammar, structure, AP style and libel practices.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810   amd READ 0810  or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 1620 Voice and Articulation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Voice and Articulation is a three-hour course designed to assist students in the development of effective speaking skills. The focus of the course will be on the improvement of pronunciation, voice, and articulation. Emphasis will be placed on the study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and oral presentations.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course provides an introduction to the principles of oral communication with units on public speaking, group communication, and mass media. Particular emphasis will be placed on the development of effective public speaking skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 2075 Organizational Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will help students understand organizational communication theories, models, and processes; apply these principles in organizational communication speaking exercises; and learn management and leadership skills.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810   and READ 0810  or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 2085 Business and Professional Communication

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the basic principles of effective communication in  business or professional settings.  It emphasizes construction and delivery of effective business presentations; development of effective cover letters and resumes; experience in interviewing; and application of interpersonal and group skills necessary for productive engagement in business, organizational, or professional settings.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810   and READ 0810  or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 2100 Communication Inquiry

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course will focus on the history and development of the discipline of communication, with an emphasis on the three major traditions that shape the Communication degree: rhetoric, social science, and media studies.  Coursework includes definitions and models of the communication process, as well as a focus on major theories in the discipline.

    Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810  and READ 0810  or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 2610 Basic Oral Interpretation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course is an introduction to the oral performance of literature. The focus of the course is on the development of oral communication skills through the dramatic performance of prose and poetry.

    Prerequisite(s):  ENGL 0810 and READ 0810 or equivalent.
  
  • COMM 2620 Intermediate Oral Interpretation

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Continuation of Basic Oral Interpretation with emphasis on the sense of rhythm, style and technique necessary for speaking poetry, prose, and dramatic literature.

    Prerequisite(s): COMM 2610  

Computer Engineering Technology

  
  • CENT 1310 Computer Systems and Software

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course introduces the student to the hardware components and operation of a computer. This course also provides an introduction to various application programs essential in the engineering technology field. Emphasis is given to developing the student’s ability to use Microsoft Windows-based application software including word processing and spreadsheet processing. This course also includes an introduction to a high-level programming language.

    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.
  
  • CENT 2310 Microcontroller Systems I

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Students use a single-board microcomputer and a PC to investigate the organization and operation of a microprocessor and various microcomputer system components. Students interface application hardware to the computer and write their own driver software. Programs are written in assembly language.

    Prerequisite(s):  EETC 1331  and CENT 1320   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.
  
  • CENT 2320 Microcontroller Systems II

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course presents the essential elements required to design and analyze microcontroller-based systems (embedded systems). Students use a personal computer as a single-user microcontroller development station when designing their hardware/software projects. All students are required to construct a working microcontroller-based system and develop software to control the system. Student software is written in assembly language and C.

    Prerequisite(s): CENT 2310  or approval of 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.
  
  • CENT 2330 Digital Communication Systems

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    Data communications involving the transmission and reception of digital information is covered in the course. Topics included are the telephone system, digital codes, transmission protocols, error detection and correction schemes, RS232 and other data transmission interfaces, modems, and network communications. Laboratory assignments provide experience with circuits used in data and network communications. Technical writing is stressed in this course with the requirement of written reports.

    Prerequisite(s):    EETC 1331  or permission of the program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
  • CENT 2340 Computer Networks and Systems

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This course covers the technical aspects of computer networks. Course topics include the OSI Reference Model, the hardware and software components required to implement some of the IEEE 802 local area network (LAN) protocols, and TCP/IP. Laboratory assignments make use of network test equipment and give the student experience with Windows peer-to-peer and client/server networking.

    Prerequisite(s): EETC 1331  or permission of the program coordinator.
    This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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, 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.
  
  • CPET 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, 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.
  
  • CPET 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, 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.
  
  • CPET 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.

Computer Graphics: TN eCampus

  
  • INTC 1050 Computer Graphics

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    A course designed to introduce the concepts of computer graphics creation. The course will use the software Paint Shop Pro version X3.


Computer Information Technology

  
  • CENT 1320 Programming for Technicians

    3 Credit Hour(s)
    This introductory course, utilizing a high-level programming language, begins with an explanation of a general program development procedure and also highlights software applications interfacing with external hardware devices. Digital logic between software and hardware is emphasized. Effective program development practices, including flowcharting and debugging techniques are stressed. Some specific programming language elements covered include looping statements, functions, arrays, input/output operations, classes, and Boolean logic.

    Prerequisite(s): CENT 1310  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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