Apr 14, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCO 101 - General Accounting

    4 CR
    Students will learn about financial accounting procedures with emphasis on the accounting cycle. Apply internal controls to an accounting system, account for cash, accounts receivable, bad debts, inventories, long-lived assets, current liabilities and payroll. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) will be applied. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ACCO 102 - General Accounting

    4 CR
    This accounting class will expand the student’s knowledge of financial accounting. They will prepare a cash flow statement and be introduced to managerial and cost accounting while learning how they are used in management decision making. Students will be introduced to analyzing and interpreting financial statements. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ACCO 101  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ACCO 205 - Computerized Accounting

    4 CR
    An accounting course designed to give the student a hands-on experience processing financial records using a general ledger software package. Through the use of business projects, the student will become proficient in the use of accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, fixed assets, and general ledger. All projects will be completed using a Windows driven software package. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ACCO 101 .

  
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    ACCO 211 - Intermediate Accounting

    4 CR
    A course designed to follow and expand upon the material learned in the accounting principles series. The course includes the study of cash, inventory, receivables, investments, property and equipment, current and long-term liabilities, and equity. The student will become proficient in using commercial accounting software on a microcomputer to maintain a general ledger and to prepare computerized financial statements. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ACCO 102  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ACCO 251 - Cost Accounting

    4 CR
    Cost accounting is the branch of accounting that deals with the planning, measurement, and control of costs. While all types of businesses (service, merchandising, and manufacturing) must have accurate and reliable cost information, the traditional focus of cost accounting has been on manufacturing costs and activities. Manufacturing is the transforming of raw materials into finished products by incurring factory costs. To reinforce the principles of cost accounting, the student will complete a practice set for a manufacturing company. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ACCO 102  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ACCO 252 - Income Taxation

    4 CR
    A comprehensive introductory course in tax return preparation. Emphasis will be placed on tax issues and return preparation for individuals and unincorporated businesses. Primary focus is on the development of working familiarity with tax forms, documentation, and solution of tax problems affecting individuals. Federal taxation emphasized. Lab Fee


Agriculture

  
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    AGRI 105 - Agricultural Leadership

    3 CR
    Students will explore different types of leadership styles, discover their own leadership style, self concepts and attitudes as they relate to a career in Agriculture.  They will also explore how to work with different personality types within the work world.  The main focus is to provide students with the tools to be successful leaders of the agricultural industry.

    Additional Information: Formal admission to the KCC Agriculture Science partnership with Michigan State University required.

Allied Health Professional

  
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    ALHE 100 - Introduction to Computers in Health Occupations

    2 CR
    This course provides basic computer literacy and a comprehensive approach to digital literacy for healthcare professionals in the work place. Students will learn and practice procedural and diagnostic coding. In addition, students will learn to navigate and manage electronic medical records (EMR) and practice patient scheduling.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 101 - Medical Law and Ethics in Health Care

    2 CR
    This course provides an introduction to the legal implications and ethical considerations of working in the health care environment. Students will explore and discuss legal issues in health care from the perspective of the provider(s) and the patient. Topics include scope of practice, standard of care, and Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Students will also discuss the effect of personal morals on professional performance. At the completion of the course students will receive a professional certification in HIPAA compliance.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 102 - Communication for Health Care Professionals

    2 CR
    This course provides the student with the basic concepts of effective communication in the health care environment. Verbal and nonverbal communication and techniques for overcoming communication barriers in the health care environment will be discussed. Students will demonstrate the ability to report relevant patient information accurately and concisely to other health care professionals.

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 103 - Body Structure and Function for the Allied Health Professionals

    3 CR
    Anatomy and physiology for the health care professional provides a survey of the general principles of anatomical structures and physiological functions of the human body with an emphasis on medical applications. Students will participate in online laboratory skill development and a one day CPR certification training. The course has been designed for the entry-level health care professional. This course is not a substitute for BIOL 201  and BIOL 202 , which are requirements for other Associate in Allied Health Degree programs. Upon completion of this course students will receive a Health Care Professional CPR professional certification through the American Heart Association.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 104 - Medical Office Procedures

    3 CR
    This course serves to orientate the student to the administrative duties within the ambulatory care setting. Students will explore the functions of the medical office, including scheduling, basic finance and third party reimbursement. The practice of preparing policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment for both employees and patients will also be discussed.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 106 - Pathology and Prevention in Health Care

    3 CR
    This course discusses diagnostic and treatment measures for common pathologies found in health care. Students will identify common pathology related to each body system and discuss ways to educate patients on treatment, prevention, and proper nutrition. Students will also discuss and describe basic principles of first aid in the ambulatory care setting.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 221 - Radiation Physics and Protection

    3 CR
    The course provides students with the foundation needed to practice safely in the clinical setting. Students will discuss the principles of physics as they relate to radiation. Students will also discuss the importance of radiation monitoring, patient shielding, and biological effects of radiation exposure.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 222 - Phlebotomy

    3 CR
    This course is designed primarily for the allied health professional, and Phlebotomists in particular. Instruction will be through lecture, activities, simulated lab, and the clinical setting. Labs include drawing blood from each other, as well as, other laboratory functions. The student will gain an understanding of the theory of laboratory procedures, as well as, a command of the skills necessary to perform accurately and efficiently in a business/hospital setting. Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate and communicate ideas and information by participating in class discussions during routine overview of the chapter or subject matter. This course is presented as a blended learning course with in-seat, online and clinical site components.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 223 - EKG Technician Clinical Practice

    4 CR
    This course provides the student with the foundation to perform the clinical task of administering EKGs, as well as, Holter monitoring and stress testing. Students will learn to set up and administer EKGs (electrocardiograms) and stress tests, prepare patients for Holter or ambulatory monitoring, edit and deliver final test results to physicians for analysis and transcribe the physicians’ interpretations. The student will perform 80 hours in the clinical setting with an additional 16 hours in the college laboratory. Upon completion of the course students will receive a professional certification as an EKG Technician.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 224 - Home Health Aide Certification

    4 CR
    This course provides the student with the skills necessary to effectively care for patients in their residents. Students will discuss fire safety, emergency situations, food borne illness prevention and kitchen safety, domestic violence, resident rights, and end of life care. The student will shadow a home health aide three times during the course. Upon completion of the course the student will receive a professional certification as a Home Health Aid.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 225 - Procedures and Pathophysiology: Spine and Orthopedic

    3 CR
    The course serves to provide the student with the knowledge necessary to practice radiography in ambulatory care settings, such as orthopedic and chiropractic offices. Students will discuss and perform routine procedures of the spine and extremities. In addition students will discuss the common pathologies seen in each procedure. The course requires the student to participate in laboratory exercises.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 226 - Limited-Scope Radiography Clinical Practicum

    3 CR
    This course provides the student with a clinical externship allowing the student to incorporate and apply knowledge learned in the procedures and pathophysiology, and radiation physics and protection courses. Students will perform x-ray procedures under the direct supervision of an American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered radiographer. The student will perform 192 hours in the clinical setting. Upon completion of ALHE 221 , ALHE 225 , and ALHE 226 a professional certification will be awarded in Limited-Scope Radiography.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 227 - Medical Terminology

    2 CR
    This course introduces students to basic medical terminology. Prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, special endings, plural forms, abbreviations, and symbols are included in the content. A self-paced computerized program allows the students to progress at their own rate. Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition, usage, and pronunciation.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.

  
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    ALHE 230 - Home Care Coding Specialty

    5 CR
    This course prepares the student for the certification exam earning a credential as a Home Care Coding Specialist - Diagnosis (HCS-D) by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance (BMSC). Students will learn how to access relevant patient documentation, assign the accurate diagnosis codes, and confer with physicians, clinicians, and/or practice administrators while maintaining the legal and ethical standards determined by policy, regulation and professional expectations. The course is offered within a semester timeframe and is organized in 20 learning modules presented in a self-paced online format with instructor support. Upon successful completion of the course, students are well prepared to complete the HCS-D certification exam through the BMSC to ready them for employment as a Home Care Coding Specialist. Success in this course, and in a future job as a HCS-D coder will be best realized by individuals who are highly self-directed, organized, and detail oriented with the ability to produce a high level of accuracy and efficiency in their work. Most coders work under deadlines and quotas. Prior experience with computer technology and the internet in a work or educational environment is highly recommended. Students who have no previous health care background are encouraged to enroll in a medical terminology course prior to, or concurrent with completing the Home Care Coding Specialty course.

  
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    ALHE 231 - Electronic Medical Records

    3 CR
    The course prepares to the student to manage and organize health information databases and registries ensuring the accuracy, accessibility, privacy and security of a patient’s health information. Students will evaluate patient records for completeness, accuracy, and relevance of data. Students will perform medical record audits to evaluate for compliance. Upon completion the student will receive a professional certification as an Electronic Health Records Specialist.

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) An official GED, or an official high school transcript.


Animation

  
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    ANIM 103 - Introduction to Video Art

    3 CR
    In this video art course, students will learn basic video operation, cinematography, and non-linear editing with Apple Macintosh computers and industry standard video editing software programs. Emphasis will be on comprehensive understanding in the art of the moving image. Students will be challenged to develop their own ideas and showcase skills and techniques. Lab Fee

  
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    ANIM 203 - Intermediate Video Art

    3 CR
    In this video art course, students will further expand their knowledge of video operation, cinematography, and non-linear editing with Apple Macintosh computers and industry standard video editing software programs. Emphasis will be on comprehensive understanding in the art of the moving image. Students will be challenged to develop their own ideas and showcase skills and techniques. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ANIM 103  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ANIM 233 - Introduction to 2-D Animation Techniques

    3 CR
    Students will study the basic principles of animation with an emphasis on the analysis of motion. An overview of the evolution of animation techniques will provide the student with examples of independent film work from early productions to the present day. Students will develop an understanding of basic animation terminology and will complete several individual animation exercises, as well as work on a group project. Appropriate software will be discussed and introduced within the context of each exercise. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

  
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    ANIM 234 - Introduction to 3-D Animation Techniques

    3 CR
    This course will explore the foundations of 3-D animation environments, as well as animation techniques unique to digital imagery. Students will develop a series of projects using software designed for the internet, as well as other 3-D computer-based platforms. Projects will explore a variety of possibilities for 3-D interactive design. Special regard will be given to portfolio development. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

  
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    ANIM 235 - Intermediate Animation

    3 CR
    Character development in a variety of methods will be explored by students in this course in order to enhance students’ understanding and appreciation for the effect of strong visual techniques. Further depth in the concepts of storyboards and production design will be explored. Students will learn layout scenes around character action, work with camera fields, deal with issues of composition, and create mood. While advance instruction on the principles and concepts of character development will be used, students are encouraged to develop their own aesthetic. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ANIM 234 .

  
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    ANIM 236 - Advanced Animation

    3 CR
    Using the techniques developed in the first three animation courses, the student will complete an animated project demonstrating knowledge of both 2-D and 3-D animation techniques, through motion studies, storyboard composition, character development, refinement of timing, use of exposure sheets, and basic lip-synch techniques. Final projects will be retained electronically for portfolio development. Other current technology will be introduced to direct the shooting, digitization, and efficient inclusion of the project into interactive formats. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ANIM 235  with at least a grade of C.


Anthropology

  
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    ANTH 200 - Introduction to Anthropology

    3 CR
    Adapting to varied and changing environments is examined through the cross-cultural study of social institutions, technologies, and ideologies. The implications of different ways of life for the understanding of human behavior worldwide are also considered.

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .


Art

  
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    ART 103 - Two-Dimension Design

    3 CR
    Two dimensional composition explored through hands-on projects using a variety of media. Assignments stress problem solving using art elements and principles. Course includes an introduction to color theory. Some prior art experience recommended. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 110 - Drawing 1

    3 CR
    An introduction to basic drawing techniques. Assignments cover line and form concepts including contour, perspective, defining and organizing shape, and value patterns. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 141 - Art for Elementary Teachers

    3 CR
    A lecture workshop structured to provide students an opportunity to explore materials and techniques suitable for classroom use. Imaginative art experiences and the nature of creativity are stressed. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 161 - Painting and Illustration 1

    3 CR
    Study of fundamentals of painting expression.  A variety of styles and techniques are explored with emphasis on oil or acrylic paint media. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 204 - Three-Dimension Art

    3 CR
    This course focuses on three-dimensional problem solving, conceptualization, and implementation through exposure to a variety of media and basis building techniques. An emphasis will be placed on critical thinking to achieve communication of content, visual expression, and aesthetic value. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 209 - Introduction to Studio Art

    3 CR
    A studio course designed as an introduction to the art making experience in creation of a variety of 2-D and 3-D projects. Drawing, painting, sculpture and mixed media fundamentals are explored. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 210 - History of Photography and Film

    3 CR
    This course will explore photography and film from its early years to the present with emphasis on its esthetic, historical, technical, and social contexts.

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 211 - Art Appreciation

    3 CR
    A survey of contemporary and traditional visual art themes. Emphasis is on current problems in communication through painting, sculpture, photography, film, and architecture. Recommended for Art majors prior to enrollment in ART 212  or ART 213 .

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 212 - Art History

    3 CR
    Historical survey of art from prehistoric ages to the Renaissance.

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 213 - Art History

    3 CR
    Historical survey of art from the Renaissance to the present day.

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 214 - Photography Appreciation

    3 CR
    Non-studio art course designed to explore foundations in photography.  Topics include history, genres, visual communication, camera operations, image-making exercises and critique sessions.  Camera controls, traditional darkroom, studio lighting, digital workflow and printing will be demonstrated. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 215 - Art Seminar 1

    3 CR
    This studio art course will help students find personal voice through independent projects and research assignments. The course will be topically responsive to current issues and to the interests of students who will explore techniques relevant to individual assignments, different types of image-making processes, and their potential for meaning. Students will progress through further work in specific areas of studio arts. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

  
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    ART 216 - 4-D Studio Art Seminar 2

    3 CR
    With basic understandings of visual literacy, this advanced studio art course will further refine and establish personal voice in art through independent and/or group studio projects (such as time-based art, sound art, film/video art, multimedia art, and research assignments). Students will meet with the instructor as a group and individually. The course will be topically responsive to current issues and to the particular interests of individual students. Students will explore advanced techniques relevant to each personal assignment. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 215  with at least a grade of C.

    Additional Information: Take ART 215  or departmental approval required.
  
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    ART 217 - Painting and Illustration 2

    3 CR
    Development of painting techniques, concepts, and skills through a variety of painting problems. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 161 .

  
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    ART 220 - Landscape Photography

    3 CR
    Learn the fundamentals of landscape photography through a photographic experience built around an extended field trip. Lectures deal with concepts, tools and techniques of landscape photography. Students will produce a professional portfolio of landscape prints for review and gallery exhibition. This class may be combined with another interdisciplinary course. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

  
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    ART 222 - Introduction to Photography

    3 CR
    This course will instruct the student in fundamental concepts and techniques of photography, including aesthetics and technical aspects as a basis for creating a photographic image. The student will learn to use the 35 mm camera, process film, composition, print finishing, and basic printing. Instruction on traditional printing practice and digital technologies will be included. The student will be challenged to investigate photographic medium and consider its application to the making of art. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 223 - Intermediate Photography

    3 CR
    This course will refine techniques, analysis, and production of photographs using both traditional darkroom and digital technology. The student will be challenged to investigate and explore his or her own creative direction using small and medium format film cameras. Students are expected to complete this course with technical proficiency and to have a fuller understanding of photography’s critical context in contemporary art. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 222  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ART 224 - Advanced Photography

    3 CR
    This advanced photography course is for students who want to fine-tune their traditional and digital photography skills. Emphasis will be on furthering explorations in the study of personal expression and development of creative style. Large format film camera will be introduced. Lectures on the history of photography and zone system will be essential to student development. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 223  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ART 227 - Digital Color Photography

    3 CR
    This course is intended to develop an understanding of technical and aesthetic foundation in color photography through the latest digital technology. Students will explore basic color photography with the use of film and digital photographic equipment: image scanning, color digital printing, digital camera, and Adobe Photoshop. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 229 - Studio Photography

    3 CR
    This advanced photography course will instruct the student in fundamental concepts and techniques of studio photography, including aesthetics and technical aspects as a basis for creating a photographic image using professional studio lighting for both commercial illustration and personal artistic explorations. Demonstrations include location lighting, portraiture, fashion, and product photography using multiple-light strobe, digital capture workflow, discontinuous lighting techniques and light modification equipment, as well as presentations on historical and contemporary photographic work. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 222  or ART 227  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ART 230 - Digital Color Photography 2

    3 CR
    This advanced course is intended to further refine the technical and aesthetic foundations in color photography through explorations of digital technology. Emphasis will be given to fields of photographic study including fine art and professional practices such as commercial illustration, documentary, portraiture, and photojournalism. Students will take their own digital photographs and then utilize various photographic techniques including digital capture workflow, large-scale color digital printing, and advanced image editing software. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 227  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ART 239 - Studio Photography 2

    3 CR
    This second-level advanced studio photography course will further instruct the student in the mastery of fundamental concepts and techniques of professional studio photography, including aesthetics and technical aspects as a basis for creating a photographic image using specialized lighting in studio or on location. Topics may include advertising, commercial, editorial, food, and glamour photography. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 229  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    ART 250 - Drawing Methods and Concepts

    3 CR
    In this course inventive and contemporary approaches to drawing are emphasized. During the course sequence, students will create from both imagination and observation and resulting projects will apply a range of representational, abstract, and non-objective strategies. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 252 - Introduction to Ceramics

    3 CR
    An introduction to the materials, construction, design processes, glazing, and firing of ceramics.  Emphasis is on clay sculpture projects and hand-built pottery with a brief introduction to the potter’s wheel. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    ART 253 - Intermediate Ceramics

    3 CR
    A course for those who wish to concentrate mainly on throwing techniques in the development of functional and creative problems.  Experimental problems in glazing and clay decoration are developed. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take ART 252 .

  
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    ART 280 - Art Special Topics 1

    1 CR
    This course is designed to allow the student to explore focus areas in art, such as cartoon drawing and illustration, 3-D design and sculpture, and printmaking. [16-16-32] Lab Fee

  
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    ART 281 - Art Special Topics 2

    2 CR
    This course is designed to allow the student to explore focus areas in art, such as cartoon drawing and illustration, 3-D design and sculpture, and printmaking. [16-32-48] Lab Fee

  
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    ART 282 - Art Special Topics 3

    3 CR
    This course is designed to allow the student to explore focus areas in art, such as cartoon drawing and illustration, 3-D design and sculpture, and printmaking. [16-48-64] Lab Fee

  
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    ART 283 - Independent Study 1

    1 CR
    An opportunity for the interested student to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Problems are designed and arrangements made to suit the needs of individual students. Lab Fee

    Additional Information: Department approval required.
  
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    ART 284 - Independent Study 2

    2 CR
    An opportunity for the interested student to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Problems are designed and arrangements made to suit the needs of individual students. Lab Fee

    Additional Information: Department approval required.
  
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    ART 285 - Independent Study 3

    3 CR
    An opportunity for the interested student to pursue independently the study of some subject under the direction of a member(s) of the professional staff. Problems are designed and arrangements made to suit the needs of individual students. Lab Fee

    Additional Information: Department approval required.
  
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    ART 295 - Photography and Multimedia Special Topics

    3 CR
    This course is designed to allow the student to explore the following focus areas: photography/multimedia, such as alternative photographic printmaking; documentary, commercial or portrait photography; time-based, installation or performance art; photography/multimedia professional practices. [48-48-96]

  
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    ART 296 - Internship and Career Development

    3 CR
    This course provides supervision within a seminar setting for the Photography and Multimedia Internship and Career Development student. Activities may include reports on assigned readings, peer discussions of internship experiences, self-assessment activities, guest lectures, field trips, professional portfolio, art business analysis, and promotional materials (resume, business card, postcard, etc.) development. This course is meant to provide a supportive environment in which to examine issues, address concerns, develop skills, and receive the necessary guidance pertinent to the internship experience and process. Participation in all classes is mandatory. It is recommended that students take this course in their last semester of study. [48-48-96] Lab Fee


Astronomy

  
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    ASTR 104 - Introductory Astronomy

    4 CR
    The course is structured to introduce the student to many of the celestial objects appearing in our night skies. Methods, equipment, observations, and planetary relationships are introduced in a laboratory situation. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .


Aviation

  
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    AVIA 100 - Introduction to Aviation

    3 CR
    This course surveys the major topics in the aviation industry. Components of the course include history, regulations, air space, and fundamentals of flight, propulsion, and navigation. Basic crew concepts are introduced and various career paths are investigated. Corporate, airline, and airport operations are discussed.

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    AVIA 110 - Aerodynamics and Performance

    2 CR
    Theory of flight, aircraft structure and control, propulsion, performance, and weight and balance. Restricted to majors in Aviation Flight Science, Aviation Management and Operations, or Aviation Maintenance Technology.

    Requisites: (1) Take AVIA 100  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    AVIA 115 - Introduction to Airframes and Systems

    2 CR
    This course introduces students to light aircraft construction styles, materials and systems. Students become familiar with system function, operation, cockpit controls, and indications. Safety around aircraft is emphasized. Restricted to majors in Aviation Flight Science, Aviation Management and Operations, or Aviation Maintenance Technology.

    Requisites: (1) Take AVIA 100  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    AVIA 130 - Introduction to Aircraft and Powerplants

    2 CR
    This course introduces students to typical aircraft engines including reciprocating and gas turbine engines. Operating cycles, power generation, operating parameters and engine specifics are studied. Typical systems found on these power plants are studied with an emphasis on nomenclature, function, operation, and safety.

    Requisites: (1) Take AVIA 100  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .


Biology

  
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    BIOL 99 - Preparation for Biology

    3 CR
    This course is designed for the student who does not possess an adequate chemistry and biology background to enroll in BIOL 105 , BIOL 111 , or BIOL 201 . This course will include selected inorganic chemical concepts, biological molecules and their reactions, cellular structure and function, and an overview of body systems. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

  
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    BIOL 101 - Biological Science

    4 CR
    This is a one semester lecture/laboratory course designed for non-science majors to overview the commonalities of life on earth. This course includes a study of the cell and energy flow; maintenance, coordination, and reproductive mechanisms of heredity and evolution; relationship of humans to their environment; and the impact new biological technologies may have on the future. Does NOT count toward a science or biology major. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    BIOL 105 - Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

    4 CR
    An introduction to anatomy and physiology covering the basic structures and functions of the human body. This course is designed for students in the KCC Emergency Medical Services program. The course includes lecture and laboratory experiences. This course is not a substitute for BIOL 201 . Other Allied Health students should take BIOL 201  and BIOL 202 . [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) At least a grade of C in one year of high school biology, or BIOL 99 , or other college-level biology course, or EMT 120 .

  
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    BIOL 109 - Principles of Biology: Organismal

    4 CR
    This is one semester of a two semester, eight credit lecture/laboratory sequence designed to introduce the major concepts of biology for science majors with particular emphasis on diversity of life, developmental biology, plant structure and function, animal structure and function, control systems in plant and animals, ecology and ecosystems. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    BIOL 110 - Principles of Biology: Cellular

    4 CR
    This is one semester of a two semester, eight credit lecture/laboratory sequence designed to introduce the major concepts of biology for science majors with particular emphasis on molecular biology. This course includes cellular chemistry, cell structure and function, cellular energetics, mechanisms of mitosis and meiosis, Mendelian and molecular genetics, regulatory and development processes, and evidence of evolution. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    BIOL 111 - Botany

    4 CR
    A lecture/laboratory course which includes the study of structures, physiology, and natural history of plants. Provides a background for more advanced courses and should be elected by pre-medicine students, as well as prospective biology majors. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Select 1 course from BIOL 99 , BIOL 101 , BIOL 105 , BIOL 109 , BIOL 110 , BIOL 111, BIOL 140 , BIOL 201 , BIOL 202 , or BIOL 205  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    BIOL 140 - Life Science for Elementary Educators

    4 CR
    This is a laboratory-based course specifically designed for prospective elementary teachers. The objectives of the course are to aid students in developing meaningful and functional understanding of key biological concepts in anatomy and physiology, ecology, and evolution; to facilitate insight in the nature of science as an intellectual activity; to explore alternative conceptions of scientific phenomena; to help students develop more positive attitudes about science; and increase their confidence in their ability to do science. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    BIOL 201 - Human Anatomy

    4 CR
    This course is a lecture and laboratory course which provides a detailed study of all human body systems. The primary emphasis is on anatomic structures with a fundamental understanding of physiology. It is strongly recommended that the student have successfully completed one year of high school chemistry or CHEM 100  prior to enrollment. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) At least a grade of C in one year of high school biology (OR) (3) Select one course from BIOL 99 , BIOL 101 , BIOL 105 , BIOL 109 , BIOL 110 , BIOL 111 , BIOL 140 , BIOL 201, BIOL 202 , or BIOL 205  with at least a grade of C.

    Additional Information: Recommend prior or concurrent: (1) Have one year of high school chemistry (OR) (2) Take CHEM 100  with at least a grade of C.
  
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    BIOL 202 - Human Physiology

    4 CR
    This course is a lecture and laboratory course that provides an introduction to the major concepts and homeostatic mechanisms necessary for a fundamental understanding of normal human physiology. General principles covered are cellular membrane function, electrophysiology, feedback mechanisms, and metabolism. Also included is an analysis of the properties and interrelationships of major organ systems and a brief introduction to selected disease processes. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take BIOL 201  with at least a grade of C.

    Additional Information: Recommend prior or concurrent: Select 1 course from BIOL 99 , BIOL 110 , or CHEM 100  with at least a grade of C.
  
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    BIOL 205 - Microbiology

    4 CR
    An introductory course which includes the morphology, physiology, and pathology of microscopic organisms. Laboratory exercises emphasize the culturing, identification, and control of microorganisms. [48-32-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

    Additional Information: Recommend prior or concurrent: Take CHEM 100  with at least a grade of C.

Business Administration

  
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    BUAD 101 - Introduction to Business

    3 CR
    A survey course analyzing business organization and management in the areas of marketing, finance, human resources, electronic commerce, and operations management. Emphasis is placed upon developing a vocabulary of business terminology and acquainting the student with careers and opportunities in business. Cases and current events related to business practices are utilized. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    BUAD 115 - Global Business

    3 CR
    This course consists of an overview of global business today. It is designed to provide the student with the basic concepts and theories pertaining to global business. Included are import and export strategies, global trade, global electronic commerce, economic and political trade issues, cultural aspects, and developing and developed countries. The basic function of global business, including managing, marketing, financing, producing, electronic commerce, and transporting will be discussed on a limited basis. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take BUAD 101  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    BUAD 132 - Human Resources Management

    3 CR
    An analysis of the management of personnel from the viewpoint of the individual supervisor and the personnel department. Subject content will include corrective discipline, grievance procedure, collective bargaining, job analysis, interviewing and placement techniques, performance evaluation, psychological testing of employees, and supervisory development and motivation. These subjects are presented through individual and group involvement techniques, such as case studies, discussions of current problems, and role-playing. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take BUAD 101  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    BUAD 200A - Cooperative Education

    3 CR
    This cooperative education experience is for students in the Accounting, Business Administration, and Business Management Programs. The course is designed to provide each candidate with the necessary analytical, problem solving, decision-making, supervisory and/or communication skills to be successful in a business environment. Students will practice the accounting, administrative, and/or supervisory duties in the existing marketplace. Students will meet as a class one hour per week. Topics in the workplace (including career selection and marketing, investing and retirement planning, professionalism and ethical practices) will be the focus of the weekly co-op series.

    Additional Information: Co-op coordinator approval.
  
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    BUAD 200B - Cooperative Education

    3 CR
    This course is a continuation of BUAD 200A . This is a coordinated work experience for students taking accounting- or business-related programs. To be enrolled in this course, students must be in an accounting- or business-related position providing new career-related experiences in the workplace. Students will meet as a class one hour per week.

    Requisites: Take BUAD 200A .

    Additional Information: Co-op coordinator approval.
  
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    BUAD 200C - Cooperative Education

    3 CR
    This course is a continuation of the experiences of BUAD 200A  and BUAD 200B . This is a coordinated work experience for students taking accounting- or business-related programs. To be enrolled in this course, students must be in an accounting- or business-related position providing new career-related experiences in the workplace. Students will meet as a class one hour per week.

    Additional Information: Co-op coordinator approval.
  
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    BUAD 201 - Business Law

    3 CR
    General overview of the U.S. legal system covering laws, court procedure, and selected current significant legal rulings. An analysis and application (through the case study approach) of the concepts and rules of law with particular emphasis on the Uniform Commercial Code. Contracts, torts, commercial papers, and electronic commerce will be covered. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take BUAD 101  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    BUAD 202 - Business Law

    3 CR
    Secured transactions, business organizations, partnerships, corporations, electronic commerce, bankruptcy, trusts, bailments, estates, wills, property, leases and mortgages, and insurance will be covered. The case method will be employed, and selected current significant legal rulings will be discussed. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take BUAD 101  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    BUAD 212 - Personal Finance

    3 CR
    This course discusses the techniques that can be applied to personal financial management. Key components of this course include concepts and strategies associated with money management, taxation, savings and retirement planning, consumer credit and financing, insurance (auto, home, life, and liability), and investment strategies. Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    BUAD 213 - Business Statistics

    3 CR
    A basic principles course emphasizing statistical techniques, particularly their application to business and economics. The study of descriptive statistics leads to an understanding of measures of dispersion and central tendency. With this background, the student progresses to probability and sampling theory leading to inferential statistics. Various tests of significance are studied including chi-square, analysis of variance, and the binomial distribution using real world examples. Finally, the relationship between data is studied using regression and correlation analyses. The use of the computer will be introduced throughout the course. [24-24-48] Lab fee

    Requisites: (1) Take BUAD 101  with at least a grade of C (AND) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® quantitative reason score of at least 250, or 1 course from MATH 102 , MATH 105 , MATH 111 , MATH 112 , MATH 115 , MATH 118 , MATH 119 , MATH 125 , MATH 130 , MATH 132 , MATH 140 , MATH 141 , MATH 142 , MATH 241 , or MATH 242  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    BUAD 251 - Principles of Marketing

    3 CR
    The functions of the marketing mix are analyzed as to how they interact with each other, with other business functions through electronic commerce, and with several components of the business environment. Understanding of these marketing functions is developed through a study of a variety of applied marketing problems, exercises, internet searches, and business case histories. Lab Fee

  
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    BUAD 274 - Organizational Behavior

    3 CR
    Analysis of human behavior in organizational settings with the purpose of determining appropriate leadership styles. Emphasis on resolving human dilemmas in the organization. There will be case studies, critical incidents, and role-playing. Simulation models are augmented with lecture and cases to maximize student involvement.

    Requisites: Take BUAD 101  with at least a grade of C.


Business Entrepreneurship

  
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    BUEN 100 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

    1 CR
    This course is designed to provide an introduction to the process of turning an idea into a successful start-up business. A primary focus is for the student to explore the potential of being a successful entrepreneur. The course introduces the student to the processes for creating a potentially successful business plan. The student will use entrepreneurial discovery processes, assess opportunities for venture creation, and develop presentation skills to convince others of the potential success to implement the business entity.

  
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    BUEN 101 - Entrepreneurship - Developing a Business Plan

    2 CR
    This course is a continuation of BUEN 100  and designed to assist the student in the processes for creating a potentially successful business plan, utilizing business plan software. Each student is expected to identify a feasible idea suited to their needs and interests for a business. The student will apply a design and development process to the idea, produce a solid business plan for implementation, and identify and establish an action plan for acquiring the resources (including funding) needed to implement their business plan.

    Requisites: Take BUEN 100 .


Computer Engineering Technology

  
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    CET 115 - Digital Logic Electronics and Applications

    3 CR
    This course is for students in technically related programs with no electronics background to provide a background in digital logic application and electrical principles. Instruction in the lab portion of the course will allow the student to demonstrate the correct usage of electrical test equipment as basic digital electronic principles are explored. The use of timing diagrams and Boolean algebra will be introduced and used throughout the course. The characteristics of decision-making elements will be presented along with appropriate applications. [32-48-80] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    CET 123 - Microsoft Windows Workstation

    3 CR
    This class focuses on Microsoft Windows Workstation. The course will cover installing and upgrading windows workstation, configuring hardware and applications, configuring network connectivity, configuring access to resources, configuring remote access and mobility, monitoring and maintaining windows clients, configuring backup and recovery options. [24-48-72] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    CET 152 - Linux/UNIX Workstation Administration

    3 CR
    This course is designed to introduce the user to the Linux/Unix operating system environment through administering workstation or client based operating systems. Administration skills will be developed from both the graphical user interface (GUI) as well as the command line. [32-32-64] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    CET 223 - Microsoft Windows Server 1

    3 CR
    This is the first class in a series of three that focuses on Microsoft Windows Server. This class aims to impart knowledge and skills to manage installation, storage, and compute for Windows Server. It is designed for professionals who will be responsible for managing storage and compute by using Windows Server, and who need to understand the scenarios, requirements, and storage and compute options that are available and applicable to Windows Server. [24-48-72] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take CET 123  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    CET 224 - Microsoft Windows Server 2

    3 CR
    This is the second class in a series of three that focuses on Microsoft Windows Server. This class aims to impart training on fundamental networking skills needed for deploying and supporting Microsoft Windows Server in an enterprise environment. This course is designed for students having fundamental networking knowledge and who wish to gain insights into core and advanced networking concepts of Microsoft Windows Server. [24-48-72] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take CET 123  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    CET 225 - Microsoft Windows Server 3

    3 CR
    This is the third class in a series of three that focuses on Microsoft Windows Server. This class aims to impart training on deploying and configuring Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) in a distributed business setup, implementing Group Policy, performing restore and backup, and monitoring and troubleshooting Active Directory in Microsoft Windows Server. [24-48-72] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take CET 224  with at least a grade of C.

  
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    CET 233 - Cloud+

    3 CR
    This course offers knowledge and skills required for working in a cloud computing environment. It is to impart an understanding of all the cloud related terminologies and the level of implementation. It will also certify that the individual understands the application of different strategies depending on the situation, the aspects of IT security in cloud, and the best practices to implement in the cloud. [24-48-72] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take CET 152  and CET 235 .

  
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    CET 235 - Cisco Networking 1

    3 CR
    Networking Fundamentals - This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the internet and other computer networks. It uses the OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. Labs use a model internet to allow students to analyze real data without affecting production networks. Packet Tracer (PT) activities help students analyze protocol and network operation and build small networks in a simulated environment. At the end of the course, students build simple LAN topologies by applying basic principles of cabling, performing basic configurations of network devices such as routers and switches, and implementing IP addressing schemes. [22-42-64] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .

  
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    CET 236 - Cisco Networking 2

    3 CR
    Routing Protocols and Concepts - This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols. Students analyze, configure, verify, and troubleshoot the primary routing protocols RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF. By the end of this course, students will be able to recognize and correct common routing issues and problems. Students complete a basic procedural lab, followed by basic configuration, implementation, and troubleshooting labs in each chapter. Packet Tracer activities reinforce new concepts, and allow students to model and analyze routing processes that may be difficult to visualize or understand. [24-42-64] Lab Fee

    Requisites: Take CET 235 .

 

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