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Green Building Construction Technology - Alternative Energy Option, C.C.C.

Green Building Construction Technology - Alternative Energy Option, C.C.C.

Courses   Credit Hours
 #BCN1040, Introduction to Sustainability and Measurement Systems 3
 +#BCN2046, Sustainable Construction 3
 #BCN1043, Introduction to Sustainable Design Materials and Resources 3
 +#BCN2643, Economics of Sustainable Construction 3
 #ETP1500L,  Alternative Energy Inventory and Analysis 3
 +#BCN2581C, Green Building Delivery Systems and Techniques 3
 #ETP1410C, Solar Energy 3
 #ETP1520C, Geothermal 3
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 24

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites  and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

# Applies only to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Gulf Coast’s Division of Business and Technology is located in the Advanced Technology Center on the Panama City, Florida campus. Contact the division office for questions related to your educational goals. For questions regarding program requirements, please contact your advisor. Please direct lab- and class-specific questions to the instructor for your class.

Business and Technology Division
Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 103
5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401-1058
850-872-3875
Fax: 850-767-8084 

Business and Technology Division Website

Our faculty and staff are ready to answer questions about your program requirements and next steps.

Melanie Boyd (mboyd@gulfcoast.edu)
Chair, Business and Technology
Panama City Campus
Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 102
850-872-3839

Nancy Berdanier (nberdanie@gulfcoast.edu)
Administrative Assistant
Panama City Campus
Advanced Technology Center (ATC) 103
850-872-3875

Business & Technology Courses

ACG - Accounting

2001
ACG

Principles of Financial Accounting I

An introduction to financial accounting. A sole proprietorship will be assumed. The complete accounting cycle will be studied as it relates to a service business and a merchandising business. Additional topics include financial reporting and analysis, specialized journals, internal control, short-term liquid assets, and inventories.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2001H
ACG

Honors Principles Of Financial Accounting I

An introduction to financial accounting. A sole proprietorship will be assumed. The complete accounting cycle will be studied as it relates to a service business and a merchandising business. Additional topics include financial reporting and analysis, specialized journals, internal control, short-term liquid assets, and inventories.

Credit hours: 3

2011
ACG

Principles of Financial Accounting II

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of "C" in ACG2001 or consent of instructor. A continuation of the introduction to financial accounting. Topics will include a study of short-term liquid assets, long-term assets, and current liabilities. Partnership and corporate accounting will also be introduced. Additional topics will include the statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, and investments in stocks and bonds.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2011H
ACG

Honors Principles Of Financial Accounting II

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of "C" in ACG2001 or consent of instructor. A continuation of the introduction to financial accounting. Topics will include a study of short-term liquid assets, long-term assets, and current liabilities. Partnership and corporate accounting will also be introduced. Additional topics will include the statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, and investments in stocks and bonds.

Credit hours: 3

2071
ACG

Introduction to Managerial Accounting

Prerequisite: ACG2001. Accounting for planning, organization, and cost control.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2071H
ACG

Honors Introduction To Managerial Accounting

Prerequisite: ACG2001. Accounting for planning, organization, and cost control.

Credit hours: 3

2450
ACG

Basic Computer Augmented Accounting

Prerequisite: ACG2001. The accounting applications of electronic data processing, including the preparation, interpretation and use of computer information in financial decision-making. This course is transferable, but may not be substituted.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2500
ACG

Introduction to Nonprofit & Government Accounting

Prerequisite: ACG2011. Accounting theory as applied to municipal and government problems with emphasis on budgeting, encumbrances, funds, and bond issues. This course is transferable, but may not be substituted.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

APA - Applied Accounting

2949
APA

COOP/Work Experience/Accounting

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

ARC - Architecture

1301C
ARC

Design 1.1

Corequisites: ARH2060, EGN1110C with a minimum grade of "C." First course in the design studio sequence, this introductory course introduces the student without prior experience, to the design of space defined as the analysis, formation and articulation of habitable volumes. This course emphasizes the basic concepts of space, its inhabitation, and the process of its design. A sequence of analytical and generative exercises will develop the fundamentals of space cognition and will expose the students to the interplay between contextual strategies and simple programmatic requirements.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 6

1302C
ARC

Design 1.2

Prerequisite: ARC1301C with a minimum grade of "C." Continuation of ARC1301, Design 1.1. Development of spatial language, analytical abilities, communication skills and synthetic design process, with emphasis on all areas of spatial design--landscape, building and interior--are introduced as the material for refining and developing conventions of architectural representation and communication. Students learn to engage in strategies, formal conditions and ideas discovered through analysis. Students design an intervention in contexts generated through the application and transformation of the order revealed by analysis.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 6

2303C
ARC

Design 2.1

$6.00 lab fee Prerequisites: ART1300C or ARC1302C or TAR1120 and TAR1120L. Introduces fundamental ideas and techniques directed to the development and understanding of the design process and an architectural vocabulary. Study involves consideration of architectural theory, history, climate and cultural factors, structures, and materials that influence form. This course focus is the design process from shape creation to spatial relationships, so that the student can develop design skills in a preliminary design phase, and a personal technique and language from two dimensional designs to three dimensional forms.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 6

2304C
ARC

Design 2.2

$6.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ARC2303C. Introduces fundamental ideas and techniques directed to the development and understanding of the design process and an architectural vocabulary. Study involves consideration of architectural theory, history, climate and cultural factors, structures, and materials that influence form. This course focus is to develop the ability to use basic architectural principles in the design of buildings, interior spaces, and sites. Particular attention will be paid to graphic representations and architectural drawings as means to support the design process.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 6

2949
ARC

COOP/Work Experience/Architecture

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

ASC - Aviation Science: General

2561
ASC

Unmanned Vehicles and Systems Operations

This course serves as follow-on to the introductory Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) course. It builds on the student's understanding of UAS history, technology, and regulations and builds on those to provide a basis for operating small UAS platforms (<55 pounds). Students will gain additional exposure to a variety of UAS operations, including aerial imaging, and search and rescue operations. Additional flight operations will be conducted in a controlled environment to provide exposure to real-world situations, with the intent of preparing the student for the FAA's (to be published) UAS Operator Certificate.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
ASC

COOP Unmanned Systems Practicum

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

ATT - Aviation Technology:Theory

1100
ATT

Private Pilot Ground School

This course introduces basic subjects pertaining to pilot knowledge including: basic aircraft systems, aircraft operation and performance, aerodynamic principles, human factors, and aeronautical decision making. When this course is taken concurrently with ATT1101, it will prepare students for the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) private pilot knowledge examination and allow them to take the FAA exam (IAP047) upon completion of the course. This course meets the requirements of FAR Part 141 for a ground school for the FAA private pilot certificate.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1101
ATT

Private Pilot Applications

This course, together with ATT 1100, provides the basic knowledge needed by students in the professional piloting technology program. The two courses must be taken concurrently by students majoring in the professional piloting technology program. The areas of study include: aircraft preflight, the planning and preparations prior to flight, airport operations, airspace, federal aviation regulations, flight information publications, air navigation, cross country navigation, radio navigation, and flight safety. When this course is taken simultaneously with ATT1100, it will prepare students for the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) private pilot knowledge examination and allow them to take the ATT exam (IAP047) upon completion of the course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

BCT - Building Construct Trades

1040
BCT

Blueprint Reading for Building Trades

Fundamentals of blueprint reading in light construction for use by the building trades. Includes current standards, design characteristics, structural relationships, and the use of building materials.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2715
BCT

Construction Management

A survey of the problems encountered in building construction involving personnel; contracts; federal, state, and local laws involving taxes, unemployment compensation, safety, liens, property deeds, easements, and licensing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2770
BCT

Construction Estimating

The basic principles and current practices employed in estimating building costs. The student learns to prepare material lists and to take off quantities of materials and labor hours from working drawings and specifications. Project cost estimates are prepared.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

BCN - Building Construction

1040
BCN

Introduction to Sustainability and Measurement Systems

Fundamentals of blueprint reading in light construction for use by the building trades. Includes current standards, design characteristics, structural relationships, and the use of building materials.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1041
BCN

Introduction to Sustainable Sites

Prerequisites: BCN1040, EGN1110C, ETD1320 with a minimum grade of "C." This course describes how to develop a sustainable site and the variables that regulate it. It gives background information for the variables and their effect on people and for the planning and design of a site and systems to create a safe, healthy, and sustainable environment. The course goes on to list the credits offered for optimizing the site conditions by the USGBC LEED NC rating system and the requirements for achieving the credits.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1042
BCN

Introduction to Sustainable Water Systems

Prerequisites: BCN1040, EGN1110C, ETD1320 with a minimum grade of "C." This course describes sustainable water systems and the variables that regulate them. It gives background information for the variables and their effect on people and for the design of buildings, sites, and systems to create a safe, healthy, and sustainable environment. The course goes on to list the credits offered for optimizing the water efficiency by the USGBC LEED NC rating system and the requirements for achieving the credits.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1043
BCN

Introduction to Sustainable Design Materials and Resources

Prerequisites: BCN1040, EGN1110C, ETD1320 with a minimum grade of "C." This course describes sustainable materials and resources for sites and buildings and the variables that regulate them. It gives background information for the variables and their effect on people and for the design of sites, buildings, and systems to create a safe, healthy, and energy efficient environment. The course goes on to list the credits offered for materials and resources by the USGBC NC rating system and the requirements for achieving the credits.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1044
BCN

Introduction to Indoor Environmental Air Quality

Prerequisites: BCN1040, EGN1110C, ETD1320 with a minimum grade of "C." This course describes the indoor environment quality (IEQ) of buildings and the variables that regulate it. It gives background information for the variables and their effect on people and for the design of buildings and systems to create a safe, healthy, and productive environment. The course goes on to list the credits offered for optimizing the indoor conditions by the USGBC LEED NC rating system and the requirements for achieving the credits.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1045
BCN

Introduction to Integral Sustainable Design Theory

Prerequisites: BCN1040, EGN1110C, ETD1320 with a minimum grade of "C." This course outlines a new, rigorous, theoretical, and practical approach to understanding sustainable design. The course covers all of the major ways of thinking about sustainable design. We will use an integral lens to view sustainable design from four fundamental perspectives: technology, ecology, art, and culture. We will also examine the four major contemporary world views on sustainable design: traditional, modern, post-modern, and integral. Using the integral approach, the student will develop a design project according to the USGBC LEED NC rating system and the requirements for achieving the credits. If you are taking this course as part of the certificate in sustainable design and green building, it is highly recommended you take this course as it provides opportunity to implement all the material covered in the previous courses in a final design project.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1230
BCN

Materials and Methods

A study of materials and methods used in commercial or private dwelling construction. Includes the use of wood, steel, and concrete in all phases of construction and a study of the fabrication of component units and their assembly at the construction site.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2046
BCN

Sustainable Construction

Prerequisite: BCN1230. This course is designed to deliver a detailed, and in depth, overview of the entire process of green building, covering the theory, history, state of the industry, and best practices in sustainable construction.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2231
BCN

Materials and Methods II

Prerequisite: BCN1230 with a minimum grade of "C." An in-depth study of the techniques, structure, characteristics, analysis and application of modern construction and engineering materials with an emphasis on the processing, structure, properties and performance interrelationship. Students will gain an understanding of material science and use experimentation to discover applications and techniques of materials. An emphasis will be placed on high-performance materials within the built environment. (May be repeated for a total of six credits.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2405
BCN

Statics and Strength of Materials

This course introduces students to basic concepts of statics and strength of basic materials, such as wood, concrete, and steel. The course covers the concepts of bodies at rest, shear, bending moments deflection, and moments of inertia. Students will master mathematical formulas for analyzing forces and reactions and will develop critical thinking skills necessary to understand structural behavior of building systems. Basic beam and column design will be used to illustrate the learned concepts.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2581C
BCN

Green Building Delivery Systems and Techniques

Prerequisite: BCN1230, BCT2715. The purpose of the course is to provide an overview of emerging delivery systems and techniques for high performance green buildings. The U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) criteria are discussed in detail.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2643
BCN

Economics of Sustainable Construction

Prerequisite: BCT2770. Corequisite: BCN2046. This course is designed to provide students with advanced principles of: building science and residential energy; the procedures used to assess the performance of new and existing buildings; return on investment; life cycle costs assessment, and cost-benefit analysis.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
BCN

COOP/Work Experience/Buiding Construction

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

BCA - Building Construction App

0340
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship IX

Prerequisite: BCA0357. This is the first course, in the 5th year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 8 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0341
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship X

Prerequisite: BCA0340. This is the 2nd course, in the 5th year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 9 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0345
BCA

Electrical Internship IX

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 5, semester 1, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0346
BCA

Electrical Internship X

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 5, semester 2, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0347
BCA

Electrical Internship Summer V

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 5, summer, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 18
Lecture hours: 33.75

0350
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship I

This is the 1st course, in the 1st year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 1 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0351
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship 2

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the 2nd course, in the 1st year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 1 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0352
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship III

This is the first course, in the 2nd year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0353
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship IV

Prerequisite: BCA0352. This is the 2nd course, in the 2nd year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 3 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0354
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship V

Prerequisite: BCA0353. This is the first course, in the 3rd year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 4 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0355
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship VI

Prerequisite: BCA0354. This is the second course, in the 3rd year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 5 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0356
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship VII

Prerequisite: BCA0355. This is the first course, in the 4th year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 6 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0357
BCA

Electrical Apprenticeship VIII

Prerequisite: BCA0356. This is the second course, in the 4th year, of the 5-year Electrical Apprenticeship Program that is designed to prepare individuals to become Journeymen Electricians. This course is a continuation of the Electrical Apprenticeship 7 course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

0358
BCA

Electrical Internship I

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 1, semester 1, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0359
BCA

Electrical Internship II

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 1, semester 2, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0360
BCA

Electrical Internship Summer I

Prerequisite: BCA0351. This is the year 1, summer, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 18
Lecture hours: 33.75

0361
BCA

Electrical Internship III

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 1, semester 1, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0362
BCA

Electrical Internship IV

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 2, semester 2, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0363
BCA

Electrical Internship Summer II

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 2, summer, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvment in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide students the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 18
Lecture hours: 33.75

0364
BCA

Electrical Internship V

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 3, semester 1, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0365
BCA

Electrical Internship VI

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 3, semester 2, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0366
BCA

Electrical Internship Summer III

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 3, summer, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 18
Lecture hours: 33.75

0367
BCA

Electrical Internship VII

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 4, semester 1, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0368
BCA

Electrical Internship VIII

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 4, semester 2, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 21
Lecture hours: 40

0369
BCA

Electrical Internship Summer IV

Prerequisite: BCA0350. This is the year 4, summer, coordinated work experience program that reinforces the educational and professional growth of students through parallel involvement in classroom instruction and field experience for the Electrical Apprenticeship program. Field activities are coordinated with classroom activities to provide student the opportunity to apply their knowledge and gain hands-on skills.

Credit hours: 18
Lecture hours: 33.75

BUL - Business Law

2241
BUL

Business Law

A survey course of the legal setting in which business operates. Emphasis on public and regulatory law and on social, political, and ethical aspects of legal issues in business. Areas covered include administrative law, antitrust law, contracts, torts, employment law, and related topics. (Check with your adviser about university transfer requirement.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3564
BUL

Legal Aspects of Managing Technology

Prerequisite: Admission to Technology Management BAS Program or permission of the department chair. Corequisite: MAN3303 or permission of department chair. Students in this course will study specialized legal issues involving electronic commerce. Topical areas include intellectual property rights, trade secrets, online contracting, unfair competition, privacy and enforcement of rights.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

CGN - Civil Environmental Eng

2327L
CGN

Civil Engineering Graphics Lab

Prerequisite: EGN2123 or ETD1320 or approval of the instructor. The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and hands-on experience to successfully create, edit, dimension, and plot civil and environmental engineering projects such as drawing maps, cuts and fills, road cross sections, soil absorption fields, sewage disposal, highway maps, dams, bridges and trusses, using Autodesk Land Desktop¿ and Civil 3D¿ software.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

BAN - Commercial Banking

1004
BAN

Principles of Bank Operations

Fundamentals of bank functions. The descriptive orientation is international.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1114
BAN

Deposit Operations

Overview of the U.S. payments system, banking law and regulation, and current industry practices. Examines bank deposit-taking activities, considers how banks manage deposited funds, and explores the interbank EFT systems.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

1156
BAN

Letters of Credit

This course provides a hands-on approach to learning about the development, use, and operation of letters of credit and related international trade documents. It includes a detailed examination of most documents used in international trade activities today.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

1210
BAN

Analyzing Financial Statements

A study of characteristics of financial statements and financial statement analysis.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1240
BAN

Consumer Lending

Topics to be covered include consumer credit, credit risks, application, analyzing financial data, collection, compliance, and marketing consumer loans.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1251
BAN

Real Estate Finance

This course provides instruction to construction lending and other areas of commercial real estate finance with particular emphasis on managing credit risk. Real estate law, appraisal and investment analyses are also covered. Covers principles of finance related to condominiums; multifamily rental property; retail property; office, warehouse, and lodging property.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1500
BAN

Economics for Bankers

An introduction to the fundamental principles of economics, basic economic theory, and examples of the application of economics to banking. Emphasis is placed on topics of importance to bankers.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1531
BAN

Introduction to Supervision

Provides skills for new or potential supervisors to become better managers by emphasizing broad perspectives and by combining fresh insights with the interpersonal relations required of today's successful managers.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2231
BAN

Commercial Lending

Prerequisite: BAN1004. Provides knowledge and skills to be an effective commercial lender, including the technical side of lending and the human relations skills all successful leaders need.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2253
BAN

Introduction to Mortgage Lending

This course covers construction and permanent financing for residential property, real estate law, documentation, mortgage loan servicing, the secondary mortgage market, the role of government in mortgage lending, and residential real estate as an investment.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

2254
BAN

Mortgage Loan Documentation

This course is designed for use in residential mortgage loan processing training, and is tailored speccifically to the basic training needs of loan processing offices that are subsidiaries of commercial banks. Compliance with regulatory requirement is emphasized throughout.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2
Other hours: 30

2400
BAN

Trust Business

An overview of the trust department, including how it fits into the bank's overall operations, the services it provides, and generally how those services are delivered.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Other hours: 0

2403
BAN

Trust Investments

Theory and practice of trust department investment services.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2405
BAN

Trust Operations

Prerequisite: BAN2161. Covers basic trust terminology and concepts and ideas of trust functions within the securities industry.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2413
BAN

Securities Processing

Provides understanding of the securities industry and its application to the banking environment.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2501
BAN

Money and Banking

Practical aspects of money and banking with emphasis on the basic monetary theory needed to apply knowledge to a particular job. Emphasis is placed on economic stabilization, types of spending, the role of gold, limitation of central bank control, government fiscal policy, balance of payments, and foreign exchange, showing their repercussions on the banking industry in affecting yield curves and the structuring of portfolios.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2511
BAN

Marketing for Bankers

The basics of public relations, both internal and external. An overview of the essentials of bank public relations and marketing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2532
BAN

Supervisory Training

Teaches managerial skills and concepts with practical experience. A modular format allows for flexibility so either basic or advanced skills can be enhanced.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2744
BAN

Bank Management

Introduction to modern management theory, practices, and applications.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2800
BAN

Law and Banking Principles

This course is a banker's guide to law and legal issues, with special emphasis on the Uniform Commerical Code.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

2801
BAN

Law and Banking Applications

An introduction to laws pertaining to secured transactions, letters of credit, and the bank collection process.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

CIS - Computer & Info Systems

2321
CIS

Systems Analysis and Design

Prerequisite: Any programming language. An introduction to the preparation of a system solution to a data processing problem which includes documentation of inputs, outputs, data flow, and a general description of runs and logic; consideration of a gross schedule of events required from project approval through detailed design programming, testing, and the new system phase-in. Actual case studies will be emphasized.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2351
CIS

Encryption and Cryptography

Prerequisite: *CTS1120, *CTS1650. Introduction to the basic theory and practice of cryptographic techniques used in computer security. Topics such and encryption, digital signatures, secure authentication, electronic commerce, key management, cryptographic hashing, internet voting systems, and a bit of zero-knowledge protocols will be discussed.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2352
CIS

Ethical Hacking I

Prerequisites: Background check, *CTS1120, *CTS1651, *CTS1111, instructor validation required. This hands-on course teaches students how to hack into information systems using ethical standards. Students will learn system and network penetration testing and techniques used to exploit vulnerabilities, conduct social engineering activities, and intercept and interrupt network communications as well as countermeasures and mitigation steps for defending those systems and data.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2359
CIS

Ethical Hacking II

Prerequisite: CIS2352 with a minimum grade of "C", instructor validation required. Continuation of CIS2352, Ethical Hacking I with an emphasis on advanced techniques.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2381
CIS

Computer Forensics and Incident Response

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. The student will design and develop strategies for inspecting potentially corrupted servers, networks and workstations as part of a Cybersecurity Incident Response Team. In this hands-on course the student will practice detecting possible intrusions, inspecting log files, tracking violators. Students will practice computer forensic exercises using detection tools and tracking methodologies.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
CIS

COOP/Work Experience/Software Database

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

CAP - Computer Applications

2842
CAP

Websites PHP/MYSQL

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4774
CAP

Data Warehousing

Prerequisites: ISM4214 or COP2701 with a minimum grade of "C." Prerequisite or corequisite: MAN3303. This course provides an introduction to data warehousing concepts, requirements gathering, design and implementation. Students learn about operational database integration, extraction, transformation, loading of data to historical database system such as operational data store and data warehouse. Students are provided with techniques for the analysis, design, denormalization,implementation, utilization, and documentation in the development of data warehouse systems. Structure query language for database and data warehouse will be studied and used to retrieve data and manipulate the information from the implemented databases. Students are required to complete and present a project to class in the data warehousing area.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

CET - Computer Engineering Tech

1112C
CET

Digital and Computer Circuits

Prerequisite or corequisite: MAC1105 with a minimum grade of "C." Integrated lecture and laboratory experiences to facilitate the study of digital integrated circuits, number systems, and Boolean algebra simplification and introduction to computer architecture. Included is the study of gates, counters, adders, registers, multivibrators, and arithmetic logic units. National Instruments MultiSim will be used to design circuits and protoboards with test equipment will be used to build and test circuits.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3

2123C
CET

Microprocessor Fundamentals

Prerequisite: CET1112C. This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of microprocessor and microcontroller operation, programming, interfacing, interrupts, and troubleshooting, including the study of micropossor architecture used for embedded systems. Software applications will be developed in C+ and LabVIEW for embedded systems with some assembly language.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

CGS - Computer General Studies

1000
CGS

Introduction to Data Processing

A study of the terminology and principles of mechanized and electronic data processing systems used in business and government.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1075
CGS

Ap Computer Science A

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 0

1076
CGS

Ap Computer Science Ab

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 0

1077
CGS

Clep Information Systems And Computer Applications

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 0

1103
CGS

Project Management Concepts and Processes

This course will allow the student to understand how to plan, organize, create presentation material, and manage projects using various software tools. Students will software applications to plan a project; track tasks and organize the overall project; analyze cost, time, and resource effectiveness; and explore options for customizing project design material and effective implementation using software tools.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1544
CGS

Database Management Using Microsoft Access

$12.00 lab fee Prerequisite: CGS1570. Introduction to relational database design, construction, and implementation. Students will gain a working knowledge of how to design forms, reports, queries, and menus in Microsoft Access. Students will build several database management systems ranging from a simple address book to a fully functional business system.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1570
CGS

Microcomputer Applications

An introduction to the operation and use of personal computers and the use of the software packages, including Windows, word processing, electronic spreadsheet, Internet access, electronic presentation software, and a database.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1570H
CGS

Honors Microcomputer Applications

Credit hours: 3

2069
CGS

Internet Marketing

$12.00 lab fee Prerequisite: CGS1570. This course will present the development of an Internet business strategy with a particular emphasis on the marketing functions of advertising, promotion, distribution, and project management. Current and experimental applications will be taught on the classroom computers.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2173
CGS

E-Business Systems and Web Design

This course will present the development of an Internet business strategy with a particular emphasis on the marketing functions of advertising, promotion, distribution, and project management. Current and experimental applications will be taught on the classroom computers.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2518
CGS

Spreadsheets For Business Environments

$12.00 lab fee Prerequisite: CGS1570. This course provides an in-depth study of spreadsheets utilizing a problem-solving approach. Spreadsheet-based solutions are explored for common business tasks and problems. The course presents a thorough coverage of spreadsheet functions and tools along with a deep understanding of their purpose in a business environment. This course is ideal for students with professional interests related to business and economics and also for students wishing to obtain a deeper understanding of spreadsheets in general.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2820
CGS

HTMLl And XHTML Web Page Design

Use and application of information system technology in the business environment, with emphasis on the fundamental e-Business models, technology concepts and systems used to enable and conduct electronic business. Concepts include the components of an e-Business system, the systems development process, the functions of the various types of communications networks, hardware, and software, including practical, hands-on projects creating and designing web pages to enhance e-Business analytical skills.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2820H
CGS

Honors Html And Xhtml Web Page Design

Credit hours: 3

2821
CGS

Advanced Web Page Design

This course provides an in-depth study of spreadsheets utilizing a problem-solving approach. Spreadsheet-based solutions are explored for common business tasks and problems. The course presents a thorough coverage of spreadsheet functions and tools along with a deep understanding of their purpose in a business environment. This course is ideal for students with professional interests related to business and economics and also for students wishing to obtain a deeper understanding of spreadsheets in general.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2874
CGS

Advanced Multimedia for the Web

Continuation of CGS 1871. Topics include advanced uses of macromedia director including shockwave, animation and lingo. This course will cover the fundamentals of professional multimedia projects development. In-depth study and successful implementation of multimedia applications for cd-rom, kiosk, and web distribution. Emphasis on video and audio compressions, multi-platform implementations and applications authoring will also be covered. Hands-on projects will be required.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

CNT - Computer Networks

1510
CNT

Wireless Networking

This course presents an overview of common wireless technologies such as 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, cellular, PSC, infrared, and bluetooth, including theories, concepts of their operation, installation, and basic troubleshooting. Basic computing and common wireless telephony technologies such as analog, AMPS, CDMA, TDMA, GSM, 2G, 3G, PCS, and ESMR are discussed as well as new trends as they develop. Wireless local area networks and integration with wired networks are also included.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
CNT

COOP/Work Experience/Computer Networks

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

COP - Computer Programming

1000
COP

Introduction to Programming Logic

Corequisite: *CGS1570. This course provides programming logic that emphasizes the use of flow charts, pseudo-code, and functional structure charts to develop well-formed algorithms. Both are structured and object-oriented design methodologies will be examined.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2224
COP

Introduction To C++ Programming

Prerequisite: *COP1000. This course helps students to develop problem-solving skills using programming languages. Students are introduced to fundamentals of C++ programming with an emphasis on primitive data types, control structures, looping structures, methods, and arrays. The student will also gain a basic understanding of the style of programming called object oriented programming.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2224H
COP

Honors C++ Programming

Credit hours: 3

2228
COP

C++ Programming II

Prerequisite: *COP2224. This course presents advanced topics and applications of programming logic C++ syntax, and the object-oriented approach to problem solving. Students will learn how to design, code, compile, debug, and execute windows-based applications programs using the Windows API and Microsoft foundation classes (MFC). Students will learn how to apply overloading operators, inheritance, advanced sorting techniques, advanced data manipulation, and data structures. Students explore the design and use of the open database connectivity (ODBC) specification.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2250
COP

Introduction to Java Programming

Prerequisite: *COP1000. This course helps students to develop problem-solving skills using programming languages. Students are introduced to fundamentals of Java programming with an emphasis on primitive data types, control structures, looping structures, methods and arrays. The student will also gain a basic understanding of the style of programming called object oriented programming.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2251
COP

Java Programming II

Prerequisite: *COP2250. This course will teach students to write advanced Java programs. Topics include Swing Graphical User Interface (GUI) applications, advanced layout managers, Swing applets, threads, regular expressions, collections, Java networking, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), JavaBeans, Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), and Java security. Students will write complete applications and small Java applets.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2360
COP

Introduction to C# Programming

Prerequisite: *COP1000. An introduction to programming in the C# programming language in the Microsoft .NET environment. Students will learn to write programs in the C# language using Microsoft Visual Student Development Environment. Emphasis will be on creating programs that use a graphical user interface. Hands-on programming projects will be an integral part of the course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2362
COP

Advanced C# Programming

Prerequisite: *COP2360, *COP2700. This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of .NET and C# programming. The course covers the following topics: The C# language; .NET IDE and Tools, including debugger; NET architecture; web services; web applications; Windows applications; mobile device applications; and interoperability of different types of applications using .NET.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2654
COP

iPhone Programming

Prerequisite: *COP2657. This is a beginning class in developing applications for the apple iphone. An overview of the MAC PC is provided for those with no MAC experience. Other topics include the objective-c programming language, the XCODE and interface builder development tools, building multi-view applications, saving data using a database, drawing with graphics library, using images and sound, determining device location and distances, and tracking motion using the accelerometer. In addition the business of the iPhone developer program, distributing, marketing, and selling iPhone applications will be covered. An iPhone is not required.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2657
COP

Introduction to Smartphone Programming

Prerequisites: COP2250, DIG2100. This course provides a comprehensive project experience in the development of mobile applications on several popular software platforms including IOS (formerly iPhone OS), Google android, rim blackberry and Microsoft Windows Mobile 7. Students receive intensive tutorial introductions to each platform, covering hardware capabilities and limitations, the development environment, and the communications infrastructure available on campus to support networking and testing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2660
COP

Programming for Mobile Devices: Android

Prerequisite: *COP2657. This class teaches the fundamentals and provides a broad perspective of the Android development platform. It begins with an overview of the Java Language and progresses into the details of developing for Android-based mobile devices. The curriculum also covers several other frameworks essential for development on the Android platform.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2700
COP

Data Structure (SQL)

This course provides students with a solid foundation in SQL, which provides a means for accessing and manipulating databases. Students will be familiarized with the structure of databases and introduced to the relational database model. Students will learn the fundamentals of the SQL language, including how to: create and design tables; carry out queries; add and delete data from a database; create views, and handle security.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2701
COP

Database Design and Management

Prerequisites: CGS1570, COP1000, *COP2700. This course is designed to familiarize individuals with modern database technologies. Students will complete a series of database application projects using enterprise database software. Topics include advanced database design, entity-relationship modeling, the structured query language (SQL) including database DML and DDL functions, database query optimization, triggers, and elementary stored procedures.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2840
COP

Internet Programming

$12.00 lab fee Prerequisites: *CGS1570, *DIG2100. This course builds expertise in Internet programming using JavaScript and Vbscript languages. Client-side and server-side scripting are included. Scripts will be used with HTML to add interactive capabilities to web sites.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2852
COP

Integrative Programming and Technologies (Capstone)

Prerequisites: *COP2251, *DIG2100, *COP2701. Organizations typically use many disparate technologies that need to communicate and work with each other. A key component to the discipline of information technology is the integration of applications and systems. This knowledge area examines the various types of programming languages and their appropriate use. It also addresses the use of scripting languages, architectures, application programming interfaces, and programming practices to facilitate the management, integration, and security of the systems that support an organization.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3834
COP

Developing Websites Using PHP/MySQL

Prerequisites: *COP1000, *DIG2100, *COP2700 or permission of instructor. This course will teach students necessary skills to effectively implement dynamic web sites using PHP hypertext preprocessor (PHP) and MySQL, connecting to a MySQL database, writing basic structured query language (SQL) commands, and developing applications with PHP/MySQL.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3855
COP

Advanced Web Animation

Prerequisites: *COP2840. This course provides more practical and professional tools for working with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript using the jQuery and the jQuery UI (User Interface) libraries.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4640
COP

Operating Systems Environments

Prerequisites: *CGS1570, *CTS1131, *CTS1650, *COP1000, *MAN3303. Introduction to Operating Systems from an applied point of view. Topics include operating systems configuration, characteristics, and evaluations. Laboratory exercises require students to develop and maintain a multi-user operating system, develop custom system utilities, and evaluate different operating systems configurations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

CTS - Computer Technology/Skills

1111
CTS

Linux+

This course instructs students on the effective installation, configuration, maintenance, and securing workstations and servers that use the Linux operating system. Course objectives align with the CompTIA Linux+ certification.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1120
CTS

Computer & Network Security (Security +)

Prerequisites: *CTS1131, *CTS1133, and *CTS1650 or instructor permission. This course introduces students to the terminology and concepts associated with network and systems security. Topics addressed include operating system security viruses, worms and malicious software; authentication, encryption and account-based security; wireless security; web, remote access /VPN; perimeter defenses; and security management. This course prepares students to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1131
CTS

A+ Hardware

$12.00 lab fee This course provides students with the hands-on experience and knowledge to properly install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, and repair microcomputer systems. Students learn common safety, preventative maintenance, and effective problem-solving strategies. This course prepares students for the CompTIA A+ exam.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1133
CTS

Desktop Operating Systems (A+ Software)

This course provides students with skills related to system-level operating system software. The course provides training in the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Unix-based O/S. This course prepares students to pass the CompTIA A+ exam.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1134
CTS

Networking Essentials (Network +)

$16.00 lab fee Prerequisite: CTS1650. This course instructs students in basic network concepts, terminology, and techniques including data communications and network services, OSI and TCP/IP Models, topologies, protocols, network implementation and support. This course prepares students to pass the CompTIA Network+ exam.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1156
CTS

Customer Support Fundamentals

This course focuses on key information for user support professionals, including decision making, communicating successfully with a client, determining the client's needs, and writing for the end user. Students review, discuss, and model real-life scenarios to reflect customer/technical support help desk environments. This course maps to the ITIL Foundations exam.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1390
CTS

Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

This course is the first of a series of three courses which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skill sets and tasks across the courses, this course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of those core services, such as active directory domain services, networking services, and initial hyper-v configuration and is also preparation material for Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1391
CTS

Administering Windows Server 2012

Prerequisite: *CTS1390. The course is the second course in a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total will collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. While there is some cross-over in skill sets and tasks across the courses, this course will primarily cover the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as user and group management, network access and data security and is also preparation material for Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1392
CTS

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012

Prerequisite: *CTS1390, *CTS1931. This is the third course in a series of three courses, which provides the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. While there is some cross-over in skill sets and tasks across the three courses this course will primarily cover advanced configuration and services tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as identity management and identity federation, network load balancing, business continuity and disaster recovery, fault tolerance, and rights management. This course is also preparation material, and maps directly to Exam 70-412, Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1650
CTS

Network Fundamentals

This course introduces students to learn and apply the basics of computer networking using common network devices. The course covers the OSI model, industry standards, network topologies, IP addressing/subnetting, and network design. This is the first of a series of courses to prepare students for industry certification including the Cisco CCNA.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1651
CTS

Router Technology/Router Protocols and Concepts

Prerequisite: *CTS1650. This course is designed to prepare students to apply and understand the basics of networking hardware. The course covers beginning router configurations, routed and routing protocols, and an introduction to LAN switching. This is the second in a four part series to prepare students for the Cisco certified networking associate examintion.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1939
CTS

Special Topics/Seminars

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Courses centering around topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Topics or focus may vary from semester to semester. (May be repeated up to five times for credit.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2314
CTS

Network Defense and Countermeasures

Prerequisite: *CTS1120 or permission of instructor. In this course, students take an indepth look at network defense concepts and techniques. Students examine theoretical concepts that make the world of networking unique. This course also adopts a practical hands-on approach when examining network defense techniques. Along with examining different network defense strategies, this course will explore the advancement of network implementation, as well as timeless problem solving strategies. The course also covers such essential practices as developing a security policy and then implementing that policy by performing network address translation, packet filtering, and installing proxy servers, firewalls, and virtual private networks.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2315
CTS

Intrusion Detection and Firewalls

Prerequisite: CTS1120. In this course, students take an indepth look at intrusion detection standards and techniques. This course is designed for the student and network administrator who need to learn the basics of network firewall security. It covers installation techniques, discusses how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology, and presents firewall troubleshooting. It features hands-on experience and case projects that allow the student to practice skills as they are learned.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2370
CTS

Virtual Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration

This course provides students with a background in virtualization technology which serves as a precursor to cloud-based and distributive computing. The course includes an overview of virtualization technology with lectures dedicated to current virtualization products: VMware Workstation, VMware Server, Microsoft Virtual PC, Microsoft Virtual Server, and Hyper-V. Additional lectures focus on using virtualization software in networked server environments and include building virtual networks, implementing high-availability clusters, enhancing performance and security, and using VMware VSphere and Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager to centralize management of multiple virtual servers. Many hands-on activities are included, which allow the student to work with virtual computing concepts, using real-world situations to build the skills necessary for a successful understanding of virtualization.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2437
CTS

Database Management Systems

Prerequisite: CGS1570. This course is an introduction to database management, database design, and SQL. The student will learn database concepts, design concepts, Entity Relationship (ER) Modeling, SQL, database optimization, data warehousing and data administration. This hands-on course will utilize current database technology such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL server.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2440
CTS

Oracle SQL and PL/SQL

Prerequisite: *COP2700 and *COP1000. This course provides students with an introduction to database technology using Oracle database. The course covers relational database concepts and Oracle developer application builder tools, including forms builder and reports builder. A strong SQL focus is emphasized. The student will use the SQL plus environment for executing individual SQL statements and SQL scripts. The student will be introduced to many Oracle specific SQL statements. The student will be introduced to pl/SQL programming language fundamentals. The course prepares students for the Oracle application developer and Oracle database administrator exams.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2441
CTS

Oracle Database Administration

Prerequisite: COP2700. This course is designed to give the Oracle database administrator (DBA) a firm foundation in basic administrative tasks. Through instructor-led learning, structured hands-on practices and challenge-level exercise labs, the DBA will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot an Oracle database. This course is designed to prepare students to successfully complete the Oracle database administrator certification exams.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2445
CTS

Advanced Oracle SQL and PL/SQL

Prerequisite: CTS2440. This course enables students to learn how to write PL/SQL procedures, functions and packages. Working in both the procedure builder and the SQL*plus environments, students will learn how to create and manage PL/SQL program units and database triggers. Students will also learn how to use some of the Oracle-supplied packages. This course is designed to prepare students to successfully complete one of the Oracle application developer certification exams.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2652
CTS

Advanced Router Technology (CISCO-CCNA)

This course is designed to prepare a student to apply and understand the advanced principles and applications of networking hardware. The course covers advanced router configurations, LAN switching, network management, and advanced network design. This course will help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) examination.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2653
CTS

Cisco Project-based Learning/Accessing the WAN

Prerequisite: *CTS2652. This course teaches the principles, applications, and implementation of networking hardware. This course covers advanced network design and advanced network management projects. This is the fourth of a four-part series to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Examination.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3425
CTS

ASP.NET Web Application Development

Prerequisites: COP1000, DIG2100. Students in this course will learn to use ASP.NET to process data from web pages. The student will create N-tier ASP.NET web applications. SQL server databases will be accessed and manipulated using ADO.NET. Students will implement code that provides persistence of data between user requests.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

CCJ - Criminology/Criminal Just

1010H
CCJ

Honors Introduction To Criminology

Credit hours: 3

1020H
CCJ

Honors Introduction To Criminal Justice

Credit hours: 3

2500H
CCJ

Honors Juvenile Justice

Credit hours: 3

DIG - Digital Media Technology

1710
DIG

Introduction to Game Development

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated with the electronic/digital game development process, including content creation strategies and production techniques. This course is intended for individuals interested in the game.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2000
DIG

Introduction to Digital Media

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the avenues of contemporary digital design, highlighting the importance of process, innovation, and communication. Students will become familiar with design projects, ranging from traditional print, sophisticated websites, interactive digital media, and motion graphics. Students will be required to focus on developing and refining the design concept and the execution strategies specific to digital media.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2040
DIG

Survey of Game Development

Prerequisite: DIG2302. Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated with game development fundamentals. Experiences include a survey of game development, game design, creating game art objects, game scripting, and game documentation.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2100
DIG

Web Design I

Students in this course will have an opportunity to explore advanced conceptual, aesthetic, and production design issues for interactive website design and creation.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2101
DIG

Web Design II

Prerequisite: DIG2100. Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore advanced conceptual, aesthetic, and production design issues for interactive Websites design and creation. Current industry production software will be used to develop electronic pages and paths that contain interaction, animation, sound, and video.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2143
DIG

Streaming Media

Prerequisite: *DIG2257 or *DIG2290. This course explores one of the newest Internet-based technologies, streaming media. It explores the technologies used to deliver media data over a network as a steady continuous stream, allowing playback to proceed while it is being received. Emphasis is placed on understanding the delivery system properties and protocols. Using current industry techniques, students will learn how to deliver live or prerecorded rich media content in real time over the Internet. This course covers streaming media file formats, streaming media server protocols, and streaming media clients. Students will develop an understanding of the architecture of streaming media and the pros and cons of various streaming options as well as develop basic skills in media creation. Discussions will include appropriate media selection, delivery system attributes and limitations, associated file types, audio and video Codecs, and software players.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2200
DIG

Basic Video

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore basic to intermediate concepts and skills for planning and producing of digital video segments. Participants will experience hands-on instruction and activities of how to use HD cameras, lights, film stock, a non-linear video editing system and editing software. Topics to be covered include: capturing and digitizing video and audio, organizing a new project, storing digital audio and video clips, managing multiple audio and video inputs, and navigating canvas and timeline, video compression and output. Through the mastery of above elements of instruction, the results will give students the ability to create a storyboard, schedule, manage equipment and assets to produce the final product.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2203
DIG

Advanced Digital Video

Prerequisite: DIG2200. Participants in this course will have an opportunity expand on what they learned in the previous course. Participants will explore advanced concepts and skills for planning and producing of digital video segments projects of extended length. Throughout the semester students will film a series of live multi-camera projects of live events within the community as well as on campus. Students will develop an awareness of advanced filming and digital editing techniques such as multi-camera syncing, multiple video and audio compressions for film, television, the web. The encouragement of increasing levels of storytelling, pacing, timing, camera angles, and an overall higher visual aesthetics will be emphasized. Students will also work on several individual and team projects to design, plan, and create video segments within an array of genres: documentary, staged interview, live theatre, fiction, animation, and more.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2205
DIG

Basic Video Editing

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore basic working concepts of the art of editing through the use of linear and non-linear video editing systems. Topics to be covered include: capturing both digital and analog video, organizing a new project, storing video clips, explaining the browser, viewer, canvas and timeline. Students will experience hands on instruction in the use of the above elements, which will result in the ability to log and capture, edit with straight cuts and simple effects, and output the final product to tape. Students will also be exposed to some of the more advanced features of an editing program including special effects, composing, text and titling.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2251
DIG

Introduction to Digital Audio

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated with digital audio production. Students will explore current technologies and practices used for field recording, use of digital audio workstations, and digital audio editing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2252
DIG

Digital Audio II

Prerequisite: *DIG2251. The purpose of this course is to develop an advanced knowledge of digital audio concepts, audio processing principles, hardware, digital audio processing and production as related specifically to the field of multimedia. All areas of knowledge will be applied to practical applications through project-oriented assignments.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2257
DIG

Radio Production Sound Recording

This is a course in the science and art of production sound. Students are taught how to use microphones, field mixers and digital sound equipment to record dialogue and sound effects in a variety of settings. The fundamentals of sound editing and mixing for picture are introduced.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2290
DIG

Studio Production and Direction

Prerequisite: DIG2200. This course will introduce the student to theory, terminology, and operation of video production equipment in a television control room and studio environment, including broadcast studio cameras, digital studio production switcher, character generator console, digital audio mixer, videotape recorders, production microphones, studio lighting and lighting board operation, and basic engineering concepts of camera control units, time based correctors, and calibration through waveform and vectorscope monitors. Includes real time camera movements and the process of producing and directing studio productions facilitated through team engagement. (May be repeated once for credit.)

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2300
DIG

2D Animation

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated 2D animation. This is an introductory course in creating two-dimensional digital animation. The software Adobe After Effects, or an equivalent substitution such as Flash, FlashMX, or Fireworks will be used. Students will explore the historical and cultural precursors to digital animation, making links between early cinema, experimental film, and our contemporary electronic milieu.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2302
DIG

3D Modeling and Animation

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated 3D modeling and Animation. This is an introductory course in creating three-dimensional digital animation. The software 3D Studio-Max, or an appropriate substitution will be used. Students will explore the concepts of light, shadow, foreshortening, nurbs, polygons, textures, keyframes, and rendering processes as they relate to digital animation and 3D modeling.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2303
DIG

3D Modeling and Animation II

Prerequisite: DIG2302. Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated 3D modeling and Animation. The software 3D Studio-Max, or an appropriate substitution will be used. Students will explore the concepts of light, shadow, foreshadowing, polygons, textures, keyframes, and rendering processes as they relate to digital animation and 3D modeling.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2311
DIG

Web Animation

This course develops familiarity and skill in applying animation to the Internet. Students move from the level of the creation of web projects with HTML and Web Editors through the addition of motion graphics to those projects. This course will address the animation cycle including traditional animation techniques, production planning, concept pitching, storyboarding, and the production pipeline.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2410
DIG

Basic Scripting for Video and Digital Media

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore basic concepts of writing for visual media. This exploration will include, but not be limited to, a taxonomy of visual presentations, the stages of script development for visual media, development of creative concepts, differentiating fictional from non-fictional narratives, writing for multiple digital formats, and writing for online digital media.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 3

2430
DIG

Storyboarding and Conceptualizing for Game Development

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated with storyboarding and game creation. This is an introductory course in the conceptualization as it relates to game development. Students will explore the concepts of game layout charts, storyboarding, level layouts, environment illustrations, character designs, model sheets and graphic user interface as they relate to game development. Basic skills in software such as GameMaker or 3D Studio-Max, or an appropriate substitution will be introduced.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2580
DIG

Digital Medial Portfolio

Prerequisites: *DIG2100, *GRA2156. Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the skills and techniques associated with digital media portfolio creation. Students will explore current tactics and practices used to display best works and showcase projects completed throughout their digital media program. Students will research Web sites, analyze intended audiences, construct a resume, write a digital artist¿s statement, and create a prototype digital portfolio for self-promotion. This is a capstone course intended to be taken the last semester of study.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 4

2949
DIG

COOP/Work Experience/Digital Media

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

3525
DIG

Digital Production Studio I

Prerequisite: CGS2069 with a minimum grade of “C.” Students will learn some techniques to help them more fully access their creativity. They will also learn how to express themselves clearly in writing and how to work together as a team to see projects to completion.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3526
DIG

Digital Production Studio II

Prerequisite: DIG3525. This course covers the expansion upon production skills, theoretical knowledge, and overview of digital media with advanced projects, creative exploration, and application of theoretical ideas.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3543
DIG

Media Planning

Prerequisite: CGS 1570. This course covers the various components of preproduction planning as it relates to production digital media projects. Explore and develop assorted components and apply skills to determine knowledge by writing and creating rudimentary pre-production plans.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3553
DIG

Interactive Media Design

Prerequisites: DIG2200 or DIG2251 with a minimum grade of “C.” This course is an interdisciplinary approach to design and construction of advanced interactive media, applying theory, aesthetic, and scientific principles of user interaction. Project and theory based.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4433
DIG

Visual Development

Prerequisites: GRA2156 with a minimum grade of “C.” This course covers principles of visual storytelling and visual development, including the nature and tradition of visual storytelling.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4530
DIG

Media for E-Commerce

Prerequisites: COP3842, CGS2069. Digital media in support of electronic commerce on the Internet. The applications of server-side internet programming languages and media theory to e-commerce, Internet security, and online portals. Emphasis on the artistic and creative components supporting the business aspects of electronic commerce.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4570
DIG

Digital Multimedia Production Techniques

Prerequisite: DIG3543. This course explores the avenues of contemporary digital production. Students will learn each of the new media, along with its history and connection to the worlds of art and design. It also covers essential key concepts and techniques for image processing, digital archival, file conversion, media duplication, and analyzes the computer and its peripherals to explain the different elements of a digital media studio.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4591
DIG

Multimedia Production and Design Group

Prerequisite: DIG3553 with a minimum grade of “C.” This course is the application and implementation of business, design and programming skills students have acquired. Students will work in production groups to examine business problems and must determine the source problem, ascertain a working solution, and implement a functional model complete with proposals, design, technical, and quality assurance documentation. Design solutions appropriate to a targeted market will be emphasized. Critical analysis, problem identification, and idea refinement will be the focus in producing a portfolio quality project.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

ECO - Economics

2013
ECO

Principles of Economics, Macro

The course addresses the basic tools of supply and demand, national-income accounting, and the measurement of macroeconomic performance, the macroeconomic problems of unemployment and inflation, the business cycle and the macroeconomic phenomena of self-adjustment and instability and its implications, the economic multiplier effect and its influence on macroeconomic performance, the federal budget and the role of fiscal policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, money and banking and the role of monetary policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, the foundations of economic growth, and the constraints to successful macroeconomic policy and outcomes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2013H
ECO

Honors Eco Macro

The course addresses the basic tools of supply and demand, national-income accounting, and the measurement of macroeconomic performance, the macroeconomic problems of unemployment and inflation, the business cycle and the macroeconomic phenomena of self-adjustment and instability and its implications, the economic multiplier effect and its influence on macroeconomic performance, the federal budget and the role of fiscal policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, money and banking and the role of monetary policy in influencing macroeconomic outcomes, the foundations of economic growth, and the constraints to successful macroeconomic policy and outcomes.

Credit hours: 3

2023
ECO

Principles of Economics, Micro

This course addresses the basic economic tools of supply and demand, consumer demand and behavior as measured using the concepts of utility and elasticity, the costs of firm production and their relationship to output, market structures and the production and profit-maximizing decisions of firms within the four primary market models, how government regulation influences market outcomes, the operation and role of key factor markets including the labor and financial markets, the tax system and the distributinal issues associated with equity versus efficiency, and the fundamentals of international trade and finance and their influence on economic outcomes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2023H
ECO

Honors Eco Micro

Credit hours: 3

2949
ECO

COOP/Work Experience/Economics

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

EET - Electronic Engin Tech

1035C
EET

AC/DC Circuits

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1084C. Corequisite: MAC1105. This integrated lecture/lab course continues the study of AC and DC circuits beyond Introductory Electronics. Topics include current, voltage, resistance, and power in series, parallel, and combination DC circuits. Capacitance, inductance, resonance, and power will be covered in AC circuits. Network theorems, filters, networks, and transformers will also be covered. The lab portion develops skills in fabricating circuits, reading schematic diagrams, measuring circuit parameters, and troubleshooting circuit faults. Student will use basic testing equipment such as the digital multimeter, function generator, and power sources. Computer simulation software is used to predict voltages and currents in various circuits and to verify results through hands-on experimentation.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3

1084C
EET

Introduction to Electronics

$7.00 lab fee Introduction to the principles of electricity, magnetism, and basic laws. Includes fundamentals of analog and digital electronic components and circuits, including applications. Laboratory exercises will consist of experiments with basic circuits and test equipment, as well as an introduction to mobile robotics.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 2

1140C
EET

Electronic Devices and Circuits

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1035C. Integrated lecture and laboratory experiences in the study of semiconductor devices and their application in electronic circuits. Included is the study of the structure of matter, diodes, transistors, biasing, FETs, PNPNs, single stage amplifiers, and other devices. Study of power supplies, oscillators, and amplifiers using discrete components and operational amplifiers are included. Design of these circuits, frequency response, stabilization, and feedback will be considered.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3

2183C
EET

Electronic Troubleshooting Techniques

Prerequisite or Corequisite: EET2142C. An advanced course combining troubleshooting, automated test equipment, and instrumentation. Fundamental concepts of troubleshooting from the system to component level. Includes analog and digital troubleshooting, ATE bus and hardware design, ATE software, instrumentation, and analyzers.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 3

2214C
EET

LabVIEW Instrumentation

This course teaches programming concepts, techniques, features, virtual instrumentation, and functions used to create test and measurement, data acquisition, instrument control, datalogging, measurement analysis, and report generation applications. Experience is also gained in writing algorithms in the form of flow charts and block diagrams.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2280C
EET

Data Acquisition and Control

Prerequisite: EET2214C. This course teaches four fundamental areas of system development—design, implement, test, and deploy. Learn to produce data acquisition systems that use good programming practices, are easy to use, and maintainable. Students will learn to program real-time applications on the CompactRIO data acquisition and control platform.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2355C
EET

Digital Communications

Prerequisite: EET1140C, CET1112C. Lecture/laboratory experiences in the study of electronic communications, including digital RF transmissions and analysis, microwave, fiber-optic, and laser communications. Study of coding, transmission, and decoding of pulse transmission systems, error detection, and troubleshooting techniques.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 2

2931
EET

Special Projects in Electronics

Course centering around topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Students have the opportunity to research, design, and prototype new projects. Topics or focus may vary from semester to semester. The course can be repeated up to two times.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
EET

COOP/Work Experience/Electronics

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

ETI - Engin Tech/Industrial

1411
ETI

Manufacturing Processes I

A study of methods and materials used in industrial production of nonchip producing processes, including casting, forging, welding, stamping, shearing, brake, powder, metallurgy, electrical discharge machining, high energy rate forming.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1420
ETI

Manufacturing Processes II

A study of methods, materials, and machines used in industrial production of chip producing processes, including turning, milling, grinding, drilling, reaming, boring, broaching, sawing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1701
ETI

Industrial Safety

This course focuses on the theories and principles of occupational safety and health in a practical and useful real world job related setting. The major topics include the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance, safety standards, code enforcement, ergonomic hazards, mechanical hazards, falling, lifting, electrical hazards, fire hazards, industrial hygiene, radiation, noise, emergencies, and environmental safety.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2001C
ETI

Applied Mechanics

This course takes a hands-on approach to the identification, use, care of tools, equipment, blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning, and tolerances used in all aspects of operations and manufacturing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2110
ETI

Introduction to Quality Assurance

This course defines the role of quality in an industrial environment. Topics include the use of quality management techniques and quality philosophies, process development, techniques used for evaluation, approaches used on continuous operations, methods used to control quality, and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) series of standards. The method of analyzing data through statistical process control (SPC) charts is also covered.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3418
ETI

Computer Numerical Control Systems

Corequisite: MAN3303 or permission of department chair. Theory of methods and concepts for machining, computer numerical controls/programs, types of operations, cutting tools, machine tools, and electrical discharge machines.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3621
ETI

Techniques in Lean Manufacturing

Corequisite: MAN3303 or permission of department chair. This course presents the basic principles, techniques, and benefits of lean manufacturing for a world-class manufacturing environment. Lean manufacturing involves identifying and eliminating non-value-adding activities in design, production, supply chain management, and customer relations. The coverage includes topics related to manufacturing improvement, value stream mapping, total productive maintenance (TPM), modular manufacturing, continual improvement, overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), and process capability.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4480
ETI

Applied Robotics

Prerequisite: ETS2606C. MAN3303. The students will learn robotics programming for multifunction part manipulation and motions with stepper and servo-motor robot application. The students will become familiar with advanced control schemes and sensors and actuators used in industrial robots. Lab experiences will be developed with the adept scara robot, including a vision system for assembly application.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4704
ETI

Occupational Safety

Corequisite: MAN3303 or permission of department chair. Accident prevention and the operation of an industrial safety program. Basic requirements of the occupational safety and health act standards.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

ETM - Engin Tech/Mechanical

2949
ETM

COOP/Work Experience/Mechanical

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

EGS - Engineering Support

1006
EGS

Introduction to Engineering

An introduction to engineering and technology as a profession with emphasis on the spectrum of work opportunities and career fields. The student is introduced to engineering work habits, responsibilities, communication requirements, problem solving techniques, and technical calculations.

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

ETC - Engineering Tech/Civil

2213
ETC

Engineering Properties of Soils

Corequisite: ETC2213L. A study of the origin, composition, and characteristics of soils. Includes a study of the types and structure, classification and properties, stress, settlement, compaction, and stabilization of soils, as well as construction site investigation, methods, and principles.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2213L
ETC

Engineering Properties of Soils Lab

Corequisite: ETC2213. A lab devoted to the study of the engineering and mechanical properties of soils. Includes moisture content determination, specific gravity, sieve and hydrometer analysis, Atterburg limits, compaction, and Proctor testing. Emphasizes ASTM standard laboratory procedures.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 1

2450
ETC

Concrete Design

Corequisite: ETC2450L. A study of the properties of concrete, its design and control, reinforcement, admixtures, forming, and placing. Includes concrete technology as it applies to prestress precasting and casting in place in the design of columns, beams, slabs, and other structures.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2450L
ETC

Concrete Design Laboratory

Corequisite: ETC2450. A lab devoted to the study of the design of concrete mixes and the testing of concrete cylinders, beams, and structural shapes. Includes problems on reinforced concrete. Includes the requirements for the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Field Testing Technician Certification. Emphasizes ASTM standard laboratory procedures.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

ETD - Engineering Tech/Drafting

1320
ETD

AutoCAD

$4.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EGN1110C or drafting experience. A beginning course in AutoCAD. Content includes drawing to scale, editing, plotting a drawing, the use of library symbols and files management.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2350
ETD

Advanced AutoCAD

$5.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETD1320. An advanced course in AutoCAD. Includes external references, drawing environments and viewports, utility commands, special features, 3D modeling, rendering, customizing AutoCAD menus, and AutoLISP.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2357C
ETD

AutoDesk Inventor

Prerequisite: EGN1110C or previous drafting experience. This course forms a solid foundation in the basics of using AutoDesk Inventor (a Parametric Solid Modeling Mechanical Design software package).

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

2364C
ETD

Introduction to Solidworks

$6.00 lab fee This course is an introduction to the new designing techniques and capabilities of solid modeling using the SolidWorks software. Topics include the integration of advance parametric solid modeling drawing tools into SolidWorks.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2368C
ETD

Advanced Solidworks

Prerequisite: ETD2364C. This course presents the advanced use of new designing techniques and capabilities of solid modeling using the SolidWorks software,including the integration of the advanced parametric modeling and drawing tools for SolidWorks. The course topics to be covered include advanced 3D sketching, advanced work planes, advanced assembly construction, bottom up and top down, part configuration,Solid Works Tool Box applications, concept of mold design, and creation of sheet metal parts and assemblies.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2369C
ETD

Solidworks Advanced Applications

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETD2364C. This course presents the complex application of advanced designing techniques and capabilities of solid modeling using the SolidWorks software, including the integration of the advanced parametric modeling and drawing tools for SolidWorks. The course topics covered include advanced sketching,advanced assembly construction,mechanism design,CosmosWorks, PhotoWorks, the creation of molded parts, and rendered parts.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2395
ETD

CAD for Architecture

Prerequisite: TAR1120 or equivalent. The student will use Architectural CAD software to complete a 3-D design and set of working drawings. This will consist of a Floor Plan, 4 Elevations, Structural Section, Floor and Roof Framing Plan, and a Presentation Drawing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

2949
ETD

COOP/Work Experience/Drafting

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

ETG - Engineering Tech/General

2502
ETG

Statics

Prerequisite: MAC1114 or MTB1322. Basic principles of statics; resolution and composition of forces; equilibrium of forces; simple machines; trusses and frames; screws and threads; friction; centroids and center of gravity; moment of inertia, and radius of gyration. Includes scale model analysis and testing of bridge and truss-type structures.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2530
ETG

Strength of Materials

Prerequisite: ETG2502. Stress and deformation; riveted and welded joints; thin-walled pressure vessels; torsion; shear and moment of beams; columns. Includes scale model analysis and testing of tower and column-type structures.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2530H
ETG

Strength Of Materials-Honors

Credit hours: 3

2949
ETG

COOP/Work Experience/Engineering

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

ETP - Engineering Tech:Power

1410C
ETP

Solar Energy

$7.00 lab fee This course provides students with the basic principles of photovoltaic and solar heating systems design and installation. The course will discuss evolving policies, technologies, and career areas. Students will analyze a site or location and evaluate it for solar applications and be able to describe passive heating and cooling building designs; design a solar water heating system, a solar cooking device, and a solar energy efficiency mode; diagram a solar thermal electric system, analyze solar manufacturing issues including equipment evaluation and types of collectors and filters; create a cost analysis for a solar powered project; and complete a solar energy project.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

1500
ETP

Alternative Energy Inventory And Analysis

This course provides students with basic principles of: conversion of energy into electricity; the requirements and conditions of power electronics converters; economics and tradition of green electricity. The course will discuss evolving alternative energy policies, technologies, and career areas. Alternative Energy and Analysis provides a global vision of available and potential energy sources, discusses their particular advantages and drawbacks and helps prepare current and future generations to use energy differently and exploit new energy sources.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1500L
ETP

Alternative Energy Inventory And Analysis Lab

This course provides students with the basic principles of: building science and residential energy; the procedures used to assess the performance of new and existing buildings. The lab provides specific instructions on identifying the most effective energy conservation procedures.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 3

1501
ETP

Introduction To Energy, Environment, Society

This course provides students with the basic principles and history of traditional and alternative energy sources; current industry and government status of geothermal, wind, solar, biomass, fuel cells and other traditional energy sources. The course will discuss evolving alternative energy policies, technologies, and career areas.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1510
ETP

Biofuels & Biomass

Prerequisite: ETP1500. This course provides students with the basic principles of biofuels and biomass systems design and installation. Students in this course will identify biofuels and biomass fuel sources (organic matter); describe biofuels and biomass technologies, applications and efficiency; analyze biofuels and biomass manufacturing, distribution and integration issues; evaluation biogas and its sources and site location; design a biofuels and biomass system and its related components; and identify various microturbines and their components.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1520
ETP

Geothermal Energy

Prerequisite: ETP1500. This course provides students with the basic principles of geothermal systems design and installation. The course will discuss evolving policies, technologies, and career areas. Students will analyze a site or location and evaluate it for geothermal applications and be able to describe passive heating and cooling building designs; design a geothermal system, geothermal efficiency model; analyze geothermal manufacturing issues including equipment evaluation; create a cost analysis for a geothermal project; and complete a geothermal project.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1550
ETP

Alternative Fuels And Electric Vehicle Technologies

$7.00 lab fee An overview of alternative fuels technology related to automobiles and the infrastructure that supports them. Technologies addressed in the course will include compressed natural gas, liquid petroleum gas, methanol, ethanol, electric, fuel cell, and hybrid electric. The description, application, and characteristics of alternative fuels will be covered. The course presents the history, legislation, regulations, safety, environmental impact, vehicle design, manufacturing, processing, and storage of the major alternative fuel technologies available today and those anticipated in the near future.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2322
ETP

Distributed Electrical Power Generation and Storage

$7.00 lab fee A study of the electrical distribution grid and emerging Smart Grid technologies including: grid architecture, functionality, equipment, smart meters, data capabilities, and energy storage technologies. Topics such as: interconnection of various electrical power sources to the grid, the flow of power, outage monitoring and handling, and security are covered.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

ETS - Engineering Tech:Specialty

1112C
ETS

Industrial Electronics

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1035C. The objective of this course is to provide an exposure to many types of industrial electronics. This course will include the study of mechanical, electromechanical, and solid-state devices, thyristors, open- and closed-loop control systems, sensors and transducers, actuators, motors, telemetry, robotics, programmable controllers, and other areas.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3

1520C
ETS

Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Electronics

$7.00 lab fee Provides the student with a basic knowledge of instrumentation and how sensors are used in industry. Topics include fundamentals of analog and digital electronic components and circuits, including applications. Course will cover principles of temperature, pressure, flow, and level measurement devices. Laboratory exercises will consist of experiments with basic circuits, test equipment, sensors, and actuators.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2511C
ETS

Motor and Motion Control

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1035C. Prerequisite/corequisite: ETS2542C. This course provides experiences with electro-mechanical devices such as relays, timers, counters, proximity sensors, photo sensors, and solid state relays for control applications. Motors and motor control circuits using motor starters and variable frequency drives (VFDs) controlled by programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are developed for various control applications. Motion control is developed using Allen-Bradley servo drives controlled by AB Control Logix and RSLOGIX 5000 software.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2535C
ETS

Process Control and Instrumentation

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETS2542C. This course prepares the student for working in the area of process control automation. Lecture and lab assignments provide experience with sensors, level control, flow control, pressure control, temperature control, and digital set point and with analog processing, and P.I.D. control. The Allen-Bradley PLC 1500 PLC processors will be used as the process controllers with a process control trainer to design, construct, interface, program, and troubleshoot control circuits and systems. The process software for the course will be the Allen-Bradley RSLOGIX 5/500 and RSVIEW32 Human Machine Interface.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2542C
ETS

Programmable Logic Controllers

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: CET1112C or ETS1520C. This course covers the applications, servicing and troubleshooting of programmable logic controller circuits. The Allen-Bradley PLC processor with RSLOGIX software is applied to control applications involving rung programming, sequencers, timers, counters, data manipulations, instructions, math instructions, file-to-file moves, and communications using A/B Data Highway. Laboratory experiences include the design and troubleshooting of ladder logic programs with interfacing to hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical sensors such as relays, limit switches, photo sensors, proximity detectors, pressure switches, solenoid valves, and a pneumatic pick-and place robot for industrial purposes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2606C
ETS

Robotics

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETS2542C. Types of robots will be studied, such as servo point‑to‑point, non-servo pick and place, Cartesian, lead through teach, stepper control, pneumatic PLC control, etc. Robot programming, interfacing, and design of robotic workcells for industrial applications will be developed. A study of robot configurations, programming techniques for applications found in assembly, inspections, welding, painting, and in material handling applications. Lab experiences will be developed with the ADEPT SCARA robot, including a vision system for assembly applications.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2680C
ETS

Mechatronics I

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1084C or ETS1520C. Provides the student with an introduction to mechatronics and measurement systems. Topics include microcontroller programming and interfacing, data acquisition, and mechatronics control architectures. Laboratory exercises will consist of experiments with microcontrollers, sensors, actuators, and data acquisition hardware.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2681C
ETS

Mechatronics II

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETS2680C. This course serves as a way to integrate all other courses in the sequence in a single system. Topics include mechatronics system concepts, safety, machine operation, sensors, pneumatics, electrical systems, and robotics. Laboratory exercises will consist of operating, programming, and problem solving of mechanical, electronic, and software systems on seven mechatronics training stations and one robotics training station.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2700C
ETS

Electro-Hydraulics & Pneumatics

$17.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1035C. Prerequisite/corequisite: ETS2542C. This course covers hydraulic and pneumatic applications as found in industrial control applications. Content includes basic physical laws, properties of fluids, hydraulic pumps, circuit design/applications, deceleration/braking of hydraulic actuators, fluid filtration in hydraulic circuits, and troubleshooting This course covers pneumatic applications as found in industrial control systems. Content includes basic physical laws, pressure and force, air compressors, control valves, actuators, sequencing and counterbalance circuits, and troubleshooting.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2931
ETS

Special Projects in Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Course centering around topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Students have the opportunity to research, design, and prototype new projects. Topics or focus may vary from semester to semester. The course can be repeated up to two times.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3650C
ETS

Industrial Networking

Prerequisite: ETS2542C. Corequisite: MAN3303. This Class covers Industrial TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, and Control Net, for interfacing PlCs, remotely located I/0 modules, drives, and other industrial devices. Other networks such as Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus, Modbus RTU, and DF-1will be discussed as applied to PlC and industrial control applications. The Allen-Bradley PC applications RSlinx, RSlogix500, RSlogix5000, RSNetworks for DeviceNet, and RSNetworks for ControiNet will be used. Network configurations for data collection into Human Machine Interfaces, such as RSView and Microsoft Excel will be covered.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 2

EGN - Engineering/General

1110C
EGN

Engineering Drawing

Student must provide own drafting instruments. A basic course in graphical expression. This course focuses on using 3-D visualization projects to solve problems and uses traditional drafting practices,. Areas covered will be orthographic projections, geometric constructions, isometric drawings, sectioning, dimensioning, and auxiliary views.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

2123
EGN

Graphics for Engineers

Corequisite: MAC2311. Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science and computing to understand the fundamentals of engineering graphics, draw geometric constructions, solve descriptive geometry problems, and produce graphical calculus and apply it to analyze empirical data. Produce two and three-dimensional drawings and design a product. Participate effectively in a multidisciplinary engineering project as part of a professional team. Apply computers using several software applications including: AutoCAD for producing computerized drawing, dimensioning and tolerances; Excel for spreadsheet and manipulation of data; and Maple (Mathcad) for graphical calculus.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

ENT - Entrepreneuership

2000
ENT

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

This course provides an overview and practical applications of the various activities involved in owning and operating a small business enterprise.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2112
ENT

Business Plans

Corequisite: ENT2000. This course is specifically designed for students seeking a certificate in entrepreneurship, or elective toward and AS degree in business. It is the capstone course to obtain the certificate in entrepreneurship operations. Competencies and learning outcomes are intended to provide the skills necessary for students to prepare a functional business plan for use in all aspects of owning and operating a small business enterprise.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2172
ENT

Opportunity Analysis and Franchising

Corequisite: ENT2000. This course is designed as a how to specifically for students seeking a certificate in entrepreneurship, or elective toward an AAS degree in business. Competencies and learning outcomes are intended to provide basic functional knowledge in identifying, evaluating, and matching business concepts, with personal goals and skills, as well as opportunities that are created in the natural business cycles of social change, demography, and technology. Franchising is explored in depth from the perspective of the franchisor and franchisee.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2411
ENT

Small Business Accounting and Finance

Corequisite: ENT2000. This course is designed specifically for students seeking a certificate in entrepreneurship or elective toward an AS in business. It does not fulfill the complete accounting requirements for the AAS degree in business. Competencies and learning outcomes are intended to provide basic functional knowledge and initial application capabilities in accounting and finance procedures to individuals seeking to own and operate a small business enterprise.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2430
ENT

Funding Acquisition and Legal Issues

Corequisite: ENT2000. This course is designed specifically for students seeking a certificate in entrepreneurship or elective toward an AS degree in business. Competencies and learning outcomes are intended to provide a basic functional knowledge of the law, and the application required in the process of obtaining funds from various sources to start up and operate a small business.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
ENT

COOP/Work Experience/Entrepreneurship

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

3003
ENT

Principles of Entrepreneurship

Prerequisites: ENT2000, ENT2411. Corequisites: CGS1570, MAN3303. This course provides an overview of the multiple elements associated with starting and operating a small business. There will be a wide range of fundamentals covered, including: identifying needs of the marketplace, researching and assessing market opportunities, identifying and analyzing risk, creating a value proposition, designing an introductory marketing platform, obtaining financing, cash flow strategies, operating a small business, growing a small business and relevant best practices.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

FIN - Finance

1100
FIN

Personal Finance

An introductory course in personal finance. This course will include a study of personal financial planning, sources of credit, home ownership, investment strategies, and personal insurance options.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3400
FIN

Financial Management

Corequisite: MAN3303 or permission of department chair. This course explores methods of deriving information from financial statements, including both published documents and privately prepared reports that would be of interest to lenders and investors. Extensive use is made of computer assisted financial planning and forecasting models.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4470
FIN

Entrepreneurial Finance

Prerequisites: ENT2000, ENT2411, FIN3400. Corequisites: CGS1570, MAN3303. This course enhances the financing skills required for the successful entrepreneur. This course provides the essential tools and knowledge needed to build a solid financial foundation for a profitable business. It will provide students with the finance and business strategies for an entrepreneurial venture.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

FOS - Food Science

2201
FOS

Food Service Sanitation and Safety

Designed to develop an understanding of the basic principles of sanitation and safety in order to maintain a safe and healthy environment for the consumer in the food industry. Includes the laws and regulations related to safety, fire, and sanitation and adherence to them in the food service operation.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

FSS - Food Service Systems

1002
FSS

Introduction to Hospitality

History of various cuisines and contributions of leading culinarians as well as a background of the food service industry. Study of various types of food service establishments and organizational structures within each type. Future trends of the food service industry.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1063C
FSS

Food Specialties: Baking

$104.00 lab fee Prerequisite: Math placement test or minimum grade of "C" in MAT0012 or MAT0055 or MAT0056. Corequisite: FOS2201. Fundamentals of baking which involve preparation of yeast rolls, breads, pies, cakes, cookies, tarts, doughnuts, holiday specialties, and tortes. Proper use and care for equipment, sanitation and hygienic work habits, and conformation with health laws.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 4

1105
FSS

Food Purchasing

Principles of menu planning for various types of facilities and service as well as menu layout, selection and development, and pricing structures. Principles and practices concerned with the purchase and receipt of food, supplies, and equipment for various food service operations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1202C
FSS

Basic Food Preparation

$230.00 lab fee Corequisite: HUN 1001, FOS2201. Familiarization with tools, equipment, and organization of classical kitchen. Study of basic food recipes, ingredients, cooking theories, terminology, technology, formulas, and procedures. Student learns basic meat fabrication through lecture and hands-on experience/demonstration.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 6

1248L
FSS

Food Specialties: Garde Manger I

$88.00 lab fee Prerequisites: FSS1202C, FOS2201, FSS1063C, test into ENC1101. Stresses basic garde manger principles as well as a thorough understanding of the functions and duties of the department as it relates and integrates into other kitchen operations. Specific focus on specialty work, including ice carving, buffet decorations, artistic centerpieces, and understanding of equipment and area planning.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 0
Lab hours: 4

1942
FSS

Culinary Externship

Prerequisites: FSS1202C, FOS2201, FSS1063C, FSS1002. Coordinated work-study reinforcing the educational and professional growth of the student through parallel involvement in classroom studies and field experience.

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2065L
FSS

Food Specialties: Pastry Specialization

$88.00 lab fee Prerequisites: Math placement test or minimum grade of "C" in MAT0012 or MAT0055 or MAT0056 and, FSS1063C. Students will work in a controlled environment and specialize in advanced procedures of pastry baking and dessert preparation and presentation. Emphasis is placed on decorative work and display pieces. An understanding of pastry decoration, sugar cooking, Pastillage, chocolate, and bread decoration is provided.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 4

2224L
FSS

Advanced Food Preparation

$88.00 lab fee Prerequisites: HUN1001, FSS1202C, FSS1063C, FOS2201 or FSS2240L, FSS1248L. Corequisite: HFT2840C. Meal and service planning, including preparation of a complete menu for a service dining room to include appetizers, soup, salad, entree, vegetables, dessert, and cheese and fruit. Production coordinated with dining room staff. Students will rotate and work the classical brigade stations in the kitchen.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 8

2240L
FSS

Food Specialties: World Cuisines

$88.00 lab fee Prerequisites: FSS1202C, FSS1063C, FOS2201. Corequisite: HFT2264C. Study and preparation of popular international cuisines. History studied along with actual preparation of many international recipes. Includes buffet and banquet kitchen procedures.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 7

2380
FSS

Culinary Management Practicum I - Restaurant Management

Prerequisites: HUN1001, FSS1202C, FOS2201, FSS1063C. Corequisite: FSS2381. Through extensive hands-on experience, students will acquire the skills necessary to plan and prepare various meals utilizing cost control methods.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

2381
FSS

Culinary Management Practicum II - Kitchen Management

$88.00 lab fee Prerequisites: HUN1001, FSS1202C, FOS2201, FSS1063C. Corequisite: FSS2380. Through extensive hands-on experience, students will acquire the skills necessary to plan and prepare various meals utilizing cost control methods.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 7.5

2382L
FSS

Practical Exam

Prerequisites: FOS2201, FSS1202C, , FSS1063C, FSS2380, FSS2381, FSS2065L, FSS1248L, FSS2240L, FSS2224L. Knowledge required for a career in Culinary Management is tested via examination on basic principles and theories. Knowledge is provided to enhance artistic and creative abilities. Testing through Mystery Basket, Baking, Cold Food Salon, Appetizers, and written exam.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 55

2949
FSS

COOP/Work Experience/Restaurant_Hospitality

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

GEB - General Business

1011
GEB

Introduction to Business

An introductory course providing an opportunity to survey the fields of business covering topics such as the nature of business, types of business organization and ownership, physical aspects, business procedures, interrelationships between phases of business.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1011H
GEB

Honors Intro/Bus

Credit hours: 3

2930
GEB

Special Topics in Business

Course centring around topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Topics or focus may vary from semester to semester.

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2949
GEB

COOP/Work Experience/Business

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

GRA - Graphic Arts

1100C
GRA

Principles of Graphic Design

Students attending this course will be exposed to a hands-on introduction to the principles and techniques of graphic design for print and digital media covering print and digital production; resolution and size considerations; vector vs. raster formats; color theory and layout principles; typography; file formats, output, and management. Upon completion, students should be able to creatively produce graphic designs.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2121
GRA

Introduction To Desktop Publishing

Students in this course will focus on the skills and practice related to desktop publishing processes and procedures. Experiences will include an exposure to the uses of Adobe InDesign (or an equivalent desktop publishing software application) for document layout and design. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to integrate text, graphics, and photographs to create a variety of professional quality finished documents for practical and business use.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2151
GRA

Drawing Techniques for Digital Illustrators

This course provides students with experiences in illustration and digital art techniques and the application of vector graphics in the field of graphic design. The content includes, but is not be limited to: identification and investigation of Adobe Illustrator and/or Corel Draw consisting of lines and curves defined by mathematical objects called vectors. Identification and application of general methods for critical, aesthetic, and technical judgments relating to the uses of computer-generated illustrations for print, web, and multimedia designs. Also included is the history of graphic design and the application of computers to the graphic world.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2156
GRA

Computer Graphics for Digital Designers I

Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the basic functions of Adobe Photoshop to create dynamic digital art in the field of Graphic Design. The course begins with the identification and investigation of the Principles and Elements of Design, moves to exploration of the role Photoshop and photo-editing plays in the graphic industry, and concludes with student design and completion of a comprehensive project.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2157
GRA

Computer Graphics for Digital Designers II

Prerequisite: GRA2156. Participants in this course will have an opportunity to explore the advanced functions of Adobe Photoshop to create dynamic digital art in the field of Graphic Design.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

HIM - Health Information Mngt

1000
HIM

Introduction to Health Information Management

Introduction to healthcare documentation, including the voluntary and regulatory standards related to the healthcare record and medical transcription and the study and application of medicolegal concepts and ethics in the medical transcription profession.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1475
HIM

Medical Style and Grammar

Corequisite: HSC1531. The study, synthesis, and application of the rules of English language and medical transcription style as reflected by the AHDI book of style.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

2430
HIM

Concepts of Disease

Prerequisites: HSC1531, BSC1020. A survey of the fundamental nature of disease and its treatment, studying common human diseases and conditions including etiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic treatment modalities, prognoses, and prevention.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2442
HIM

Pharmacology and Laboratory Medicine

Prerequisites: HSC1531, BSC1020. A study of the principles and language of pharmacology and laboratory medicine, including drugs and drug classes, diagnostic tests, indications, techniques, expressions of values, and significance of findings.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2652
HIM

Medical Transcription Technology

This coursework is designed to introduce students to computers, word processing applications, dictation and transcription equipment and related technologies, and to develop computer skills and proficiency. It is designed to study, synthesize, and apply technologies used in healthcare documentation, as well as to stimulate an awareness of related emerging technologies.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

HFT - Hospitality Management

1000
HFT

Introduction to Hotel-Restaurant Management

An introduction to the hotel-motel-restaurant business, departments, inudstry's responsibilities, business ethics, and opportunities for creative employment.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1011
HFT

Culinary Travel Elements in Business

Introduction to travel, world cuisines and beverages, business etiquette, and dining etiquette.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1210
HFT

Hospitality Management

Focuses on managing people from the supervisor's standpoint. Includes techniques for increasing productivity and controlling labor costs, time management, and managing change. Stresses effective communication and the responsibilities of a supervisor in a lodging or food service operation.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

1254
HFT

Lodging Operations

This course introduces students to guest service operations and is designed for students interested in managing hotels, motels, resorts, and other related lodging businesses. The course provides students with practical knowledge of the concepts and procedures used in managing commercial lodging operations. Students are introduced to the rooming and guest service functions. The course includes the theories and principles of guest service management used in the lodging industry. The course gives students the opportunity to develop human relations and customer service skills. Operation of the various functions of the rooming department of a lodging operation are covered.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1300
HFT

Managing Housekeeping Operations

Systemic approach to managing housekeeping operations in hospitality industry. Emphasis on role of housekeeping department and understanding managerial skills necessary to efficiently operate department.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1860
HFT

Beverage Management

A study of the three categoreis of alcoholic beverages: wine, beer, and spirits. Provides a strong foundation in beverage purchasing, receiving, storing, control, and sales needed by the professional beverage manager.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2264C
HFT

Banquet and Convention Management

Prerequisites: FOS2201, FSS1202C. Corequisite: FSS2240L. Introduction to the complete set of skills necessary to adequately perform as a hotel banquet manager and convention planner. Actual functions will be used to reinforce the general rules of table service as they apply to buffets and banquets.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2451
HFT

Cost Control and Purchasing

This course is an overview of the management system with an in-depth study in the control component of the management cycle. It will focus on the principles and procedures involved in an effective system of food, beverage, labor, and sales income control, as well as emphasize the development and use of standards and the calculation of actual costs.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2750
HFT

Convention Service and Management

Prerequisite: HFT1000. Introduces students to the complete set of skills necessary to adequately perform as a hotel banquet manager and convention planner. Actual events will be used to reinforce the general rules of table service, booking functions, staffing banquets/conventions, and responsibilities of a host venue as they apply to buffets and banquets. Prepares students in trade show administration, meeting management and legal issues associated with banquets and conventions.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2840C
HFT

Dining Room Operations

Prerequisites: FOS2201, FSS1202C. Corequisite: FSS2224L. Types of dining room and beverage service techniques found in the hospitality industry.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 5

2949
HFT

COOP/Work Experience/Hospitality

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

HUN - Human Nutrition

1001
HUN

Survey of Nutrition

Relates nutrition to the hospitality industry by way of menu planning, studying nutritional deficiencies diseases, retention of nutrients, and the basic principles for today's society.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

IDD - Industrial Design

1520C
IDD

Development of Form

Prerequisites: ART1201C, EGN1110C. Introduction to the understanding and development of visual and ta ctile forms, emphasizing the transformation of concept sketches into three-dimensional form studies utilizing a variety of materials.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2101C
IDD

Product Design

$52.00 lab fee Prerequisites: IDD1520C, ETD2357C or ETD2364C. Introduction to the understanding and development of visual and ta ctile forms, emphasizing the transformation of concept sketches into three-dimensional form studies utilizing a variety of materials.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2107C
IDD

Advanced Product Design

$76.00 lab fee Prerequisite: IDD2101C. This advanced course utilizes the experience gathered from previous courses while emphasizing an extensive understanding of the product development and teamwork processes. The course culminates with a finished model or prototype.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

ISM - Information Systems Mgmt

3220
ISM

Network Technologies for Information Professionals

Prerequisites: MAN3303, CTS1134, CTS1120. Analysis, design, implementation, and management of distributed information systems and networks. Course information will include: introduction to distributed data processing; office organization and information systems; historical development of distributed data processing; characteristics of major network configurations; information/data/user interfaces; analysis, design and implementation of distributed information systems; managing transitions to new office information systems; issues in the network management; and likely future trends in distributed systems. Extensive use is made of computer assisted financial planning and forecasting models.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4212
ISM

Database Design and Administration

Prerequisites: MAN3303, CGS1570, COP1000, COP2700. This course teaches students the principles of database administration, database organization and models. Disaster planning for database files. Course information will include: introduction to database administration; data structures; storage structures design; evaluation of DBMS tasks and functions in database administration database integrity.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4302
ISM

Emerging Technologies

Prerequisites: MAN3303, CGS1570, COP1000, COP2700. This course covers emerging information and communication technologies that are changing the way the business is being operated in global economy. The students will be introduced to: the assessment and risk associated with emerging technologies, how to manage emerging technologies markets and analyze emerging markets case studies.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4314
ISM

Project and Change Management for Technology

Prerequisites: MAN3303, CGS1103. This course introduces students to the use of scheduling, resource-allocation, and capacity planning in the design, development, and implementation of information systems and/or system changes. Covers state of the art models, such as the capability maturity model developed at the software engineering institute.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4330
ISM

Information Security Policy Administration and Management

Prerequisite: CTS1120. This course develops the information security knowledge and skills necessary for the successful management of information security technology in an organization. Students will understand an organization's information assets. Students will also learn how to develop and implement policies, procedures and standards as they relate to an information security plan. The course focuses on information classification, risk assessment, business continuity planning and enterprise security architecture, as well as the key concepts of enterprise information security planning and administration.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4548
ISM

Web Analytics

Prerequisite: *DIG2100, *MAN3303. This course covers online data concepts and teaches students how to search, retrieve, visualize, and analyze online quality data from social networks and social media, website usage, and clickstream data. Students will also learn to use key metrics to assess goals and return on investment, and will perform social network analysis to identify key social actors, subgroups, and network properties in social media.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

MAN - Management

2021
MAN

Principles of Management

Fundamentals of management underlying the solutions of problems of organization and operation of business enterprises covering the management process of planning, organizing, directing, and rolling.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2043
MAN

Principles of Quality Management

This course is an introduction to the principles, techniques, and basic tools of quality and business process improvement used by organizations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2500
MAN

Operations Management

This course introduces students to operations management techniques including their application to functional areas of the business enterprise and operations control.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3303
MAN

Principles of Management and Leadership

Prerequisite: Admission into Technology Management BAS Program or permission of department chair. This course presents the basic concepts, principles, and techniques of business leadership. Emphasis will be on the student developing a solid leadership foundation while centering them in the real themes, demands, and opportunities of an evolving and dynamic business workplace. This course will incorporate basic leadership skill development as it relates to the core aspects of the management practice.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3503
MAN

Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making

Prerequisite: FIN3400, CIS2321, CGS1103. This course covers a framework for making decisions, as well as understanding how these decisions can be used to manage risk. Managers need to understand how they personally value risk in order to recognize the potential impact their behavior may have on organizations and stakeholders, this course will study approaches that students develop and apply decision making and risk analysis to solve problems in different operating environments.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4520
MAN

Quality Management Six Sigma

Corequisite: MAN3303 or permission of department chair. This course teaches students the significance of quality as a primary competitive strategy for tomorrow's successful business organizations using six sigma methodologies. The impact of quality focus on increasing customer satisfaction is changing the manner in which business organizations function. Students will recognize that quality focused business organizations are evolving into very different environments in which to work and manage. This quality imperative is relevant for both industrial and service sector organizations. Students will be exposed to the critical issues of total quality management through reading, case studies, class discussion, and outside speakers. The students are expected to gain insight and understanding regarding the meaning of quality, how organizations develop a quality focus, and the continuous nature of quality management.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4900
MAN

Capstone Project

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. This capstone course will provide the opportunity for students to demonstrate their mastery of the material learned from the program and can apply it in the real world. It should be taken during the student's last semester at the college. It provides the student an opportunity to develop a plan to solve a problem dealing with technology management and organizational leadership issues of today.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

MNA - Management/Applied

1100
MNA

Human Relations in Management

An introductory course concerned with the nature, scope, and understanding of human interactions as they relate to management. Emphasis on theory and practice using convention and laboratory methods.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
MNA

COOP/Work Experience/Management

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, midterm, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

MAR - Marketing

2011
MAR

Marketing

Functions and institutions involved in the marketing process; marketing of agricultural products, raw materials, and manufacturing goods; problems involved in the choice of channels of distribution; function and methods of operation of wholesalers, retailers, and other marketing agencies; producer and consumer cooperation; demand creation methods and problems; the pricing problem; and the consumer in our marketing system.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3802
MAR

Marketing Management

Prerequisites: ENT2000, MAR2011. Corequisites: CGS1570, MAN3303. This course helps develop the marketing knowledge and skills necessary for the successful management of an organization. You will research and discuss marketing concepts including the development and execution of marketing strategies. The course focuses on formulating a marketing strategy for a variety of enterprises including business-to-business, business-to-government, and public service organizations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4413
MAR

Sales, Negotiating, and Customer Relationship Management

Prerequisites: ENT2000, MAR2011. Corequisites: CGS1570, MAN3303. This course focuses on addressing the issues, processes and strategies related to professional selling and sales management. This is a comprehensive course in the art of selling, focusing on relationship building, negotiating, and sales management. Various techniques will be explored, including prospecting, lead management, product introduction, negotiation, closing strategies and relationship management.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

4836
MAR

Concept and Product Development

Prerequisites: ENT2000, MAR2011. Corequisites: CGS1570, MAN3303. This course introduces the fundamental processes, reseach, and testing methods, planning aspects and integrated promotional programs marketers use in designing and launching innovations, including e-business and marketing plans.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

MKA - Marketing Applications

2511
MKA

Principles of Advertising

Theory and administration of advertising, including functions, research, distribution, displays, direct mail, newspapers, layout, illustration, typography, engraving, and printing.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

OST - Office Administration

1061
OST

Introduction to Office Management

This course is designed to prepare the student to efficiently perform essential skills needed in the office environment and to develop an understanding of everyday office routines. Topics include prioritizing work and time management, handling mail and electronic communications, making travel and conference arrangements, developing basic grammar and proofreading skills, cultivating ethics and professionalism in the office, refining telephone skills, and other appropriate topics.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1101
OST

Keyboarding and Document Processing I

A study of the QWERTY keyboard, the mechanics of the typewriter/microcomputer, reports, business letters, and forms.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1102
OST

Keyboarding and Document Processing II

Prerequisite: OST1101 or pretest by instructor. A continuation of OST1101.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1257
OST

Medical Terminology Workshop

Study of medical terminology, including prefixes, suffixes, pronunciation, definition, and usage.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

1355
OST

Records Management

Prerequisites: OST1101 and CGS1570 or consent of instructor. This course is designed to develop an understanding of the principles and practices in effective records management. The importance of using correct filing procedures and processes in the storing of records is emphasized. The ARMA filing rules will be emphasized throughout the course. The use of Microsoft Access database software and other alternatives to file storage and retrieval will be an integral part of the course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1461
OST

Computerized Medical Office Management

Prerequisites: OST1101, HSC1531, CGS1570. Lectures and laboratory experiences on the most popular medical office management software program in use. Students are trained in maintaining patient files, storing treatment information, matching codes with treatment procedures, diagnoses and charges, and in medical insurance claims and procedures.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1611
OST

Medical Transcription 1

Prerequisites: HIM1000, HIM1475, HIM2652, HIM2430, and HIM2442. Transcribing of basic healthcare dictation, incorporating skills in English language, technology, medical knowledge, proofreading, editing, and research, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy standards.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1612
OST

Medical Transcription 2

Prerequisite: OST1611. Transcription of intermediate original healthcare dictation using intermediate proofreading, editing, and research skills, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1613
OST

Medical Transcription 3

Prerequisite: OST1612. Transcription of advanced original healthcare dictation using advanced proofreading, editing, and research skills, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1614
OST

Medical Transcription 4

Prerequisite: OST1613. This course offers a minimum of 100 transcription hours in an externship or simulated professional practice setting, emphasizing a variety of healthcare documents.

Credit hours: 2
Lecture hours: 2

1856
OST

Word Processing with Microsoft Word for Windows

Prerequisites: OST1101 and CGS1570. This course uses the current version of Microsoft Word for Windows to develop skills necessary to utilize commercial word processing software. Students will learn how to effectively handle the word processing needs for personal and small business use.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2335
OST

Business Communications

Prerequisites: OST1101, ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C" or satisfactory score on the Gulf Coast State College English placement test. This course focuses on the general principles of effective communications and applies them to specific types of writing: the business letter and the memorandum. Students study the mechanics of writing and methods of writing effectively. Current grammar usage is addressed.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2601
OST

Machine Transcription

Prerequisites: OST 1101 or OST1856 or CGS1570. This course provides training in machine transcription skills. Speed, accuracy, neatness, and mailable copy are emphasized on the various documents that are transcribed. Language arts skills and decision-making are developed in this course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2811
OST

Desktop Publishing with Microsoft Publisher

Prerequisites: CGS1570, OST1856, or consent of instructor. A hands-on approach to desktop publishing for the office using Microsoft Publisher. The student will learn the skills required to create professional quality newsletters, flyers, brochures, business cards, and more using pre-designed templates as well as original layouts to customize content and create publications. (Offered spring semester only).

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
OST

COOP/Work Experience/Secretarial

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

PLA - Paralegal Assistant

1104
PLA

Legal Writing and Research I

Prerequisite: ENC1101. Introduction to legal research, including citation form, reading and finding case law, reading and finding statutes, legislative history, reading and finding constitutional law, finding administrative law, finding court rules, finding local rules, loose-leaf services, secondary references, computer research, and ethical considerations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1203
PLA

Civil Practice and Procedure I

The study of judicial systems and corresponding rules of civil procedure, including basic procedures involved in the preparation, litigation, and appeal of cases; preparation for and the taking of depositions; preparing complaints, answers, and interrogatories; and summarizing case details for trial.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1423
PLA

Contract Law

This course focuses on contracts, specifically the substantive and remedial aspects of business agreements, including offer, acceptance, consideration, third-party beneficiaries, assignments, Statute of Frauds, legality, performance, debtor and creditor relations, sales and secured transactions.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2114
PLA

Legal Writing and Research II

Prerequisite: PLA1104. Study of format and purpose of legal memorandum; study of form for legal citation and law office correspondence; preparation of legal instruments and documents; drafting intra-office memorandums; and ethical considerations.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2190
PLA

Legal Reasoning

This course focuses on judgment and analytical thinking, including legal analysis, deductions, and categorization of facts and evidence; legal ethics and professional responsibility; and effective communications, including interviews and investigation of legal issues.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2223
PLA

Civil Practice and Procedure II

Prerequisite: PLA1203. In depth study of Florida rules of civil procedure. Florida Appellate rules, and Florida rules of summary procedure with emphasis on application to assist lawyers in commencement of lawsuit, discovery, settlement, trial, appeal, and collection of judgments.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2308
PLA

Criminal Procedure

Study of development of criminal procedures and Constitutional safeguards, including rights to counsel, bail, search and seizure, arrest, identification, trial, and post-trial proceedings.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2433
PLA

Corporations, Partnerships, and Agency Law

This course examines the nature, formation, financial structure, management structure, and dissolution of corporations; the formation, operation, and dissolution of partnerships and limited liability companies; and the relationship of principal and agent with third parties.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2600
PLA

Wills, Trusts, and Probate

The study of probate practices and procedures and the legal aspects of drafting wills, preparing guardianships and trusts, and administering estates.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2610
PLA

Real Property Law I

Study of laws relating to common types of real estate transactions, including conveyances, deeds, racts, and leases, with emphasis on the construction of each document.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2800
PLA

Family Law

The law of family relations, including the study of divorce, separation, custody, adoption, and court procedures applicable to each.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2949
PLA

COOP/Work Experience/Legal Assisting

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

PMT - Precision Metals Tech

2213C
PMT

Advanced Machining I

$41.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETI2001C. This course concentrates on the lathe series of machines and includes set-up, centering, turning, facing, filing, polishing, burning, thread cutting, and other processes common to the lathe series.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2214C
PMT

Advanced Machining II

$17.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETI2001C. This course concentrates on vertical milling machines and includes set-up and procedures for various types of surfaces as key-seats. It also includes milling procedures using the dividing head and rotary table.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2250C
PMT

CNC Programming I

$41.00 lab fee Prerequisite: PMT2214C. This course introduces multiple axis CNC Mill machining and develops the theory of programming in the classroom with applications of the program accomplished on industry-type machines. Studies consist of terminology of coordinates, cutter paths, angle cutting, and linear and circular interpolation.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

2254C
PMT

CNC Programming II

$17.00 lab fee Prerequisite: PMT2250C. This course expands on the CNC Programming I course, providing further study in computer-aided numerical control programming of CNC lathes. It concentrates on the lathe series of machines and includes set-up, centering, turning, facing, filing, polishing, burning, thread cutting and other processes common to the lathe series.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 1
Lab hours: 3

PAD - Public Administration

2949
PAD

COOP/Work Experience/Public Administration

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

PUR - Public Relations

2949
PUR

COOP/Work Experience/Public Relations

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

QMB - Quantitative Methods Bus

1001
QMB

College Business Mathematics

Prerequisite: Math placement test or minimum grade of “C” in MAT0012 or MAT0055 or MAT0056. Flexible Placement – High School 000 or Flexible Placement Military 000 or PERT-Mathematics 114 or Accuplacer-Mathematics 072 or ACT Math 19 or SAT Mathematics 440 or Undergraduate level MAC XXX1 Minimum Grade of D. A study of the practical application of mathematics to business transactions and calculations, such as percentage, interest, discounts, markups, and commissions, pricing, payrolls, depreciation, and inventory turnover and costing. Emphasis is given to short methods of calculation and verification.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

RTV - Radio Television

1000H
RTV

Honors Electronic Media Survey

Credit hours: 3

2949
RTV

COOP/Work Experience/Broadcasting

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

REE - Real Estate

2949
REE

COOP/Work Experience/Real Estate

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student’s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

SBM - Small Business Management

2000
SBM

Small Business Management

Corequisite: ENT2000. This course provides the student an opportunity to learn and practice hands-on technical execution of many of the key issues, necessities, opportunities, and challenges faced by small business entrepreneurs.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

SUR - Surveying

2101
SUR

Surveying and Measurements

Prerequisites: EGN1110C, MTB1322, or MAC1114. Includes distance measurements; theory and practice of leveling; angles and bearings; principles and use of transits, theodolites, EDMs and laser equipment; curves; stadia; topographic surveying; property surveying, and construction surveying.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2101L
SUR

Surveying and Mesaurements Laboratory

Corequisite: SUR2101. Laboratory and field assignments coordinated with SUR2101.

Credit hours: 1
Lab hours: 2

2533C
SUR

Introduction to Global Positioning Systems

Prerequisite: ETD1320. Provides students with the basic theory of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) to solve practical engineering problems using the orbital Satellite Navigation System.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 6

TAX - Taxation

1000
TAX

Principles of Taxation I

A survey of federal income taxation with primary emphasis on the taxation of individuals.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

1010
TAX

Principles of Taxation II

Concepts and methods of determining income of estates, trusts, partnerships, and corporations for tax purposes; interpretation of internal revenue code, related reguations, and tax form preparation.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

TAR - Technical Architecture

1120
TAR

Architectural Drafting

Prerequisite: EGN1110C. Corequisite: TAR1120L. Review of fundamentals of drafting concepts and application to architectural design. Understanding of basic architectural concepts is made by using residential plans to develop details, symbols, and an understanding of sound architectural design.

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

1120L
TAR

Architectural Drafting Lab

Prerequisite: EGN1110C. Corequisite: TAR 1120. Investigation and implementation of lecture content with emphasis on drafting solutions.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 6

2122
TAR

Residential Architectural Design

Prerequisite: TAR1120. Corequisite: TAR2122L. A continuation of Architectural Drafting with emphasis on light construction principles. The student will design a multi-level residence and develop all details, presentation drawings, and a scale model.

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2122L
TAR

Residential Design Lab

$6.00 lab fee Corequisite: TAR2122. Investigation and implementation of TAR 2122 lecture content with emphasis on drafting solutions using computer-aided design system.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 6

2154
TAR

Commercial Architectural Design

Prerequisite: TAR1120. Corequisite: TAR2154L. A continuation of Architectural Drafting with emphasis on structural and mechanical systems design. Students will design a commercial building of their choice, making a complete set of details and presentation drawings. Emphasis will be placed on using computer-aided design and equipment software.

Credit hours: 1
Lecture hours: 1

2154H
TAR

Commercial Architectural Design

Credit hours: 1

2154L
TAR

Commercial Design Lab

$6.00 lab fee Prerequisite: TAR1120. Corequisite: TAR2154. Investigation and implementation of TAR 2154 lecture content with emphasis on drafting solutions using computer-aided design system.

Credit hours: 3
Lab hours: 6

TRA - Transportation/Logistics

2010
TRA

Transportation and Distribution

This course explores the role and importance of transportation in the distribution of goods.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2131
TRA

Purchasing and Inventory Management

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the purchasing and supply chain management field.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2154
TRA

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

This course provides a general knowledge of supply chain management and the associated functions necessary for delivery of goods and services to customers.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2230
TRA

Warehouse Management

This course covers warehousing function, facility operations, financial analysis, and productivity improvement and measurement.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Business & Technology Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
Antonio Adessi Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5887 aadessi@gulfcoast.edu
Kim Allan Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4022 kallan@gulfcoast.edu
Paul Ashman Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5852 pashman@gulfcoast.edu
Melanie Boyd Assistant Professor (850) 872-3839 ext. 3839 mboyd@gulfcoast.edu
Christy Cole Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2842 ccole@gulfcoast.edu
Denise Crider Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2848 dcrider@gulfcoast.edu
Dana Dye Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2843 ddye@gulfcoast.edu
Guy Garrett Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2817 ggarrett@gulfcoast.edu
Erika Goines Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5886 egoines@gulfcoast.edu
Grady Goodwin Instructor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4015 ggoodwin1@gulfcoast.edu
Emmanuel Hernandez Agosto Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2845 ehernand3@gulfcoast.edu
Matthew Herndon Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2846 mherndon@gulfcoast.edu
Wendy Payne Professor (850) 872-3876 ext. 3876 wpayne@gulfcoast.edu
Tonitta Sauls Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5090 tsauls@gulfcoast.edu
Tracy Sewell Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4826 tsewell@gulfcoast.edu
Stephen Withall ext. swithall@gulfcoast.edu
Karen Works Assistant Professor ext. kworks1@gulfcoast.edu
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