Sep 28, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

 

 

History

  
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    HIS 151 - U.S. History To 1877


    3 Credit(s)
    A survey of the emergence of the United States from the colonial era to 1877 including colonization, the Revolutionary period, the early Republic, the Jacksonian era, the Civil War and Reconstruction. Political, economic and social themes will be considered. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HIS 152 - U.S. History Since 1877


    3 Credit(s)
    A survey of American life from 1877 to the present including the Age of Industrialism, the Progressive Era, World War I, developments between the wars, World War II and postwar foreign and domestic issues. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HIS 214 - Russian History and Culture


    3 Credit(s)
    Acquaints students with major developments in Russian history and culture from ancient times to recent decades. Special emphasis includes the ordinary life of common people that will enrich an understanding of Russian history and culture. The course goal is to introduce a general understanding of Russia’s historical and cultural development while broadening language and critical thinking skills through reading, listening, speaking and writing. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.






Human Services

  
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    HSV 140 - Social Work and Social Welfare


    3 Credit(s)
    A basic understanding of how the American system of social services and the social work profession combine in order to meet the personal and social needs of persons considered “at-risk” in a variety of settings. Introduces the social work professional field with connections to field of social welfare institutions. Emphasizes work related to entry-level, generalist social work practitioner and how to empower the function of social work in modern American society Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 150 - Human Services Technology I


    3 Credit(s)
    Course defines human services to include the values and principles of the human service profession and explores the profession’s history, defines the variety of delivery models and discusses challenges faced in the human services arena. Students assess their own motivations, attitudes and interests in order to increase self-awareness of human services topics. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    HSV 160 - Making a Difference


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces careers related to working with people with disabilities; this includes a special emphasis on the need of paraeducators in the classroom learning environment. Introduces special education, residential services, vocational services, recreational services and other services for children and adults with disabilities along with an introduction to specific disabilities and human development. Covers professionalism, teamwork, instructional strategies, interventions, communications skills and behavior management. Requires completion of service learning projects. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 162 - Introduction to Human Disabilities and Services


    3 Credit(s)
    A comprehensive introduction to the study of people with special needs. Covers causes of disabilities, characteristics of persons with disabilities, intervention strategies, services provided for these populations, trends, future perspectives and issues affecting people with special needs. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 195 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment for Social Workers


    3 Credit(s)
    A course about people and how they change throughout their lifespan. Focuses on the biosocial factors influencing their lives, their choices and life changes; and on aiding social work professionals to identify social adaptations that are factors in expanding or improving that environment and increasing behavioral competence in adapting to the environmental demands placed on people in today’s society. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 225 - Counseling Techniques


    3 Credit(s)
    Explores the relationship between counselor and client(s); the communication process; the cognitive, affective and behavioral nature of client problems; the counselor’s influence in the helping process and the client’s influence and the models of counseling interventions from which the counselor selects. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): HSV 150  or PSY 111  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 250 - Essentials of Behavioral Modifications


    3 Credit(s)
    Provides skills necessary in dealing with problem behavior using behavioral techniques. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 256 - Concepts of Addiction


    3 Credit(s)
    Covers psychoactive drugs from a variety of perspectives: historical, political, chemical, biological, behavioral, the active users and the user who is in recovery. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 260 - Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse


    3 Credit(s)
    Emphasizes the concept that treatment of alcohol and drug abuse is a continuum of processes from intervention through rehabilitation. The integral parts of the continuum and ways in which it addresses the needs of people suffering from alcohol and drug abuse will be incorporated. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): HSV 256  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 270 - Crisis intervention


    3 Credit(s)
    Provides theoretical and historical information regarding the development of crisis intervention. Offers opportunities to learn and practice specific skills and techniques for diverse crisis situations, especially those applicable to working with persons with psychological disorders, as well as exploring the behavioral, legal, ethical and cultural implications for interventions. The most common types of crisis will be investigated as well as safety guidelines and stress management techniques for crisis intervention workers. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): PSY 111  or SOC 110  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HSV 284 - Case Management


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduction to the management and documentation practices used in client assessment, goal establishment and identification of appropriate resources for client referral. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): HSV 150  
  
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    HSV 847 - Human Services Field Experience I


    2.5 Credit(s)
    Opportunity to apply theory and develop skills in helping clients meet their needs in essential areas of development. The supervised practicum provides exploration into areas of student interests. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 0 | Co-op Hours: 128

    Prerequisite(s): HSV 150 , HSV 284  
  
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    HSV 848 - Human Services Field Experience II


    1.25 Credit(s)
    Opportunity to apply theory and develop skills in helping clients meet their needs in essential areas of development. This supervised practicum provides exploration into areas of student interests. Lecture Hours: 4 | Lab Hours: 0 | Co-op Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): HSV 847  
  
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    HSV 849 - Human Services Field Experience III


    1.25 Credit(s)
    This third course (not necessarily consecutive) provides opportunity to apply theory and develop skills in helping clients meet their needs in essential areas of development. Field Experience III may be taken concurrently during a semester with HSV 848 - Human Services Field Experience II  or taken alone following HSV 847 - Human Services Field Experience I . Student tasks should be progressive and more complex. Lecture Hours: 4 | Lab Hours: 0 | Co-op Hours: 64

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): HSV 848  


Humanities

  
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    HUM 108 - Cultural Diversity and Identity


    3 Credit(s)
    Focuses on a variety of issues concerning the nature of cultural identity within our pluralistic society.  As future professionals in particular fields, students will gain an understanding of cultural identity that will assist them in a variety of settings and enable them to effectively communicate and interact transculturally.  Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HUM 116 - Encounters in Humanities


    3 Credit(s)
    A survey course of the human condition as seen through various arts such as literature, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, dance, film, theater and others. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HUM 125 - Broadway Musical History


    3 Credit(s)
    Covers the history and development of the Broadway musical from approximately 1860 to the present. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HUM 130 - Holocaust Perspectives: Confronting the Future


    3 Credit(s)
    An interdisciplinary survey course examining the Holocaust as a 20th century incident of genocide, which was used as a technique of political control and racial persecution. Recent resurgence of similar events and philosophies based on race, religion and other prejudices justifies special attention to the causes of the Holocaust. The meaning, impact and aftermath of the Holocaust is explored through history, literature, arts, sociology and science with emphasis on tolerance, diversity and human understanding. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HUM 140 - Shakespeare: Dramatist, Psychologist, Historian


    3 Credit(s)
    A team-taught, interdisciplinary (English, Psychology, History) introduction to Shakespeare’s great plays. Includes the study of the plays from a dramatic analysis of recurrent themes, ideas, characterizations; an analysis of characters as to psychological classifications; and a study of historical periods which form the settings of the plays. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 105  with a minimum grade of C- or an equivalent composition course at another college or university with a minimum grade of C-
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    HUM 170 - Introduction to Women’s Studies


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces major issues concerning women via an examination and analysis of images and roles of women in such areas as history, philosophy, psychology, sociology, literature and the arts. Includes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of feminism, evaluation and analysis of sex-role stereotyping and the subsequent socialization of genders in institutions, programs and curricula in attempts to create the “egalitarian” society. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 105  with a minimum grade of C- or an equivalent composition course at another college or university with a minimum grade of C-
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.






Industrial Technology

  
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    IND 114 - General Industry Safety


    1 Credit(s)
    Safety in a manufacturing workplace is discussed and skills are developed to work in the industrial environment. Students learn basic safety for chemical, health hazards and tool safety. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    IND 118 - Commercial Drivers License


    1 Credit(s)
    Summarizes commercial vehicle rules and regulations in order that students pass the written examination for the Commercial Driver’s License. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 16

  
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    IND 134 - Print Reading


    2 Credit(s)
    An overview of methods used in presenting and interpreting a variety of industrial drawings and prints. This course is designed to provide the necessary skills to read and interpret symbols commonly used on industrial drawings and prints. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    IND 138 - Electrical Installation and Repair


    5 Credit(s)
    Course provides students with an opportunity to learn up-to-date industrial and commercial electrical installation skills.  Information such as service entrances, circuits, conductors, outlets, and remote control systems will be discussed. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 128

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): HCR 403  

  
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    IND 139 - National Electric Code and Wiring


    3 Credit(s)
    An introduction to the National Electrical Code and familiarization with electrical code requirements and use of the code book. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 48

    Prerequisite(s): MAT 063 , MAT 773   or qualifying placement score
  
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    IND 154 - Solid State Components


    3 Credit(s)
    An introduction to basic theory as well as the operation and industrial applications of solid state electronic components. Includes lab experiments using various types of test instruments. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 48

  
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    IND 192 - Industrial Pumps


    1 Credit(s)
    Teaches basic pump fundamentals/ terminology and maintenance and replacement of pump seals, bearings and start-up procedures. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 16

  
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    IND 195 - Mechanical Drives


    3 Credit(s)
    The selection, installation, use, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical drive components. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 48

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): ELE 172  

  
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    IND 198 - Mechatronics


    3 Credit(s)
    Covers flexible automation systems, including electronic, computer, mechanical, electrical and fluid drive components. Programmable controllers, robotics, diagnostics, troubleshooting and systems design are included with an emphasis on hands-on application as well as theory. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 48

    Prerequisite(s): ELT 171  
  
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    IND 230 - Introduction to Print Reading and Measurements


    1 Credit(s)
    The fundamentals of blueprint reading, measurements, torque and applied physics. Describes the use, calibration and care of common measuring instruments and gauges used in the production environment. Students learn how to find information from blueprints, perform calculations involving common English units, metric units and conversions between the two systems. Students will understand the concepts of physics and work through practical mathematic application and knowledge of front-line self-inspection. Lecture Hours: 12 | Lab Hours: 8

  
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    IND 231 - Introduction to Maintenance Electricity


    2 Credit(s)
    An overview of the NEC code book, various meters, tools and calculations needed in the electrical maintenance field. Students learn to read electrical prints with an emphasis on schematic symbols, calculate series and parallel circuits and describe different wire sizes and insulation types according to NEC standards. Teaches essential skills for proper hand soldering, common safety hazards and safety precautions for soldering applications. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    IND 232 - Introduction to Mechanical Systems


    2.5 Credit(s)
    Practical mechanics with lecture and hands-on labs, a review of mechanical drive systems and knowledge of maintenance, repair of industrial drives, belts, chains and gear drives. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 48

  
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    IND 233 - Introduction to Hydraulics/Pneumatics


    1 Credit(s)
    An overview of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits and how they are designed to perform basic tasks. Introduces hydraulic and pneumatic power sources, control valves, actuators and the basic layout of hydraulic and pneumatic prints. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 16

  
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    IND 234 - Introduction to Motor Controls


    2 Credit(s)
    Practical overview of various types of AC and DC electric motors, types of motor control symbols and common parts of motors. Teaches the various types of control devices, their parts and how control devices are used in different industry applications. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    IND 235 - Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduces the hardware, ladder logic, basic operation and programming languages found on most PLCs. Identifies the symbols used in PLCs, the number systems used to convey information for PLCs, basic troubleshooting procedures and maintenance tips. Includes the basics of PLC programming using ladder logic, input/output configuration and how to use timers and counters. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 16

  
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    IND 236 - Advanced Motor Controls


    2 Credit(s)
    A practical overview of electrical machine control related circuit design, maintenance and troubleshooting. Addresses the diversity of control devices and applications examining both current practices and continuing technological evolution of the control industry. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): IND 234  

  
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    IND 237 - Advanced Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)


    2 Credit(s)
    Introduces timers and counters, hand-held programmers and how to convert line diagrams and wiring diagrams for use with PLCs. Covers the basic principles of PLC networking, how digital signals are converted into binary data, common mathematical functions for PLCs and the proper steps for planning and installing a basic PLC system. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): IND 235  

  
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    IND 238 - Intermediate Hydraulics/Pneumatics


    2 Credit(s)
    An overview of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits, explaining how they are designed to perform tasks. Introduces hydraulic and pneumatic power sources, control valves and actuators. Includes the principles of circuit design, maintenance and the basic layout of hydraulic and pneumatic prints. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): IND 233  

  
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    IND 239 - Advanced Electro-Pneumatics


    2 Credit(s)
    Real-world circuit design, troubleshooting and implementation of pneumatic controls and actuators. Students design and construct advanced electro-pneumatic systems to complete a given task. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 48

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): IND 237 , IND 238 

  
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    IND 240 - Industrial Power Sources


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduces industrial power sources. Teaches basic concepts of the working of a power plant boiler and boiler controls, supercritical steam generators, boiler feed pumps, boiling water reactors, steam turbines and demonstration of progressive controls and functions used by industry. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    IND 242 - Identifying Industrial Networking Equipment


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduces the student to industrial inter-computer networking including rules and conventions for industrial communication between network devices. Students will learn basic concepts of networking; e.g., Ethernet, Token Ring, Frame Relay, Wireless Network Protocols, Network Routing Protocols and how network protocols are implemented. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    IND 911 - On-the-Job Training


    1 Credit(s)
    Provides practical experiences in an HVAC-related work environment. Co-op Hours: 64


Legal Assistant

  
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    LGL 112 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces students to the duties and responsibilities of a paralegal and will provide an overview of legal principles in a variety of areas of the law. A practical introduction to the kinds of duties and responsibilities that a paralegal will have in the workplace will be explored. Students will understand the terminology of various legal areas. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): LGL 115  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LGL 115 - Legal and Medical Terminology


    2 Credit(s)
    The study of legal and medical terminology with emphasis on spelling, pronunciation and usage in the context of the legal profession. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    LGL 130 - Probate/Real Estate


    3 Credit(s)
    This course will prepare the student with the skills and competencies to be a paralegal and assist an attorney in the area of wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, probate administrations, real estate transactions, real estate closings, abstract examinations, title opinions, certificates of title, and other related documentation.  Familiarity with the computer document forms of the Iowa State Bar Association will be stressed as well as preparation and preservation of computer files of frequently used documents.  The real estate paralegal can relieve the supervising attorney or realtor of much detail in the preparation of necessary documents. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): LGL 112  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LGL 153 - Legal Writing/Research


    4 Credit(s)
    This course will prepare the student with the skills and competencies to assist an attorney in the area of legal writing and legal research necessary to prepare trial briefs, legal memoranda, supreme court memoranda and briefs, correspondence, and other legal documents.  Students will learn to write in an analytical or informative style, as well as in a persuasive manner. Transcribing of legal documents is included. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): LGL 112 , ENG 106 ADM 116  
    Pre-/Corequisite(s): LGL 170  

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LGL 170 - Litigation


    3 Credit(s)
    This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to assist an attorney in the area of litigation in preparation for trial, from the instant the dispute attains the responsibilities of the attorney-client relationship. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): LGL 112 
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LGL 186 - Contracts/Torts


    3 Credit(s)
    This course surveys the basic principles of contract law and tort law, the area of law that deals with wrongful acts that cause damages to others. Lecture Hours: 48

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in ENG 105  and LGL 112  
  
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    LGL 191 - Taxation


    2 Credit(s)
    The skills and competencies needed by paralegals to assist attorneys in taxation and tax preparation. Extensive instruction in income and fiduciary income taxation areas including skills and competencies needed to generate prepared tax returns. Includes computer literacy with respect to a widely used computer tax preparation program. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): LGL 112  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LGL 250 - Family Law


    3 Credit(s)
    Analyzes the legal, ethical and social aspects of family law issues. Introduces concepts concerning the legal relationships of marriage and analyzes premarital and post-marital issues as they relate to children, custody, support and property rights. Presents the legal, ethical and practical considerations involved in marital and non-marital relationships and examines the institutions and programs affecting the marital partners, children and other affected individuals. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): LGL 112  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LGL 286 - Investigation and Interview Techniques for Paralegals


    3 Credit(s)
    An overview of the fact-gathering process for paralegals. It includes principles and techniques of investigation, sources of public and private information, and the methodology of developing interview questions and conducting interviews. Students will learn the recording and analyzing of data collected and create writing assessments and histories. The Rules of Evidence and their application to the investigation process will be presented. The ethical duty of confidentiality and attorney-client privilege as it relates to investigations and interviews will be stressed. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): LGL 112 , CRJ 131  
  
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    LGL 290 - Professionalism and Career Readiness


    2 Credit(s)
    Students will develop marketable professional and career readiness strategies that can be used to obtain employment in a law office environment. Strategies to assist in maintaining employment by demonstrating a professional image and work behavior will be emphasized. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CRJ 131 LGL 130 LGL 153 LGL 186 LGL 250  
    Pre-/Corequisite(s): BUS 121  

  
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    LGL 941 - Practicum


    4 Credit(s)
    This course provides an opportunity for students to apply the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom by using and refining that knowledge in a law practice or company that utilizes attorneys and paralegals.  Students will also participate in a seminar to share their experience and gain perspectives of other students.  Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0 | Co-op Hours: 192

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in ADM 116 BCA 213 CRJ 230 LGL 191 LGL 290 MAT 110 POL 111  

Literature

  
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    LIT 101 - Introduction to Literature


    3 Credit(s)
    Focuses on the art of fiction, drama, and poetry. Students closely examine literature that challenges and enlightens. Engagement with these works stimulate independent, analytical thinking that is shared through writing and discussion. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 105  with a minimum grade of C- or an equivalent composition course at another college or university with a minimum grade of C-
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LIT 110 - American Literature to Mid-1800’s


    3 Credit(s)
    Focuses on American literature as a reflection of America’s growth as a country. Includes discussion of and writing about selected readings from differing literary forms. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 105  with a minimum grade of C- or an equivalent composition course at another college or university with a minimum grade of C-
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LIT 111 - American Literature since Mid-1800’s


    3 Credit(s)
    Focuses on the continued growth of America as a country and the increasing pressures faced in a complex society and as a dominant world power as reflected in literature. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 105  with a minimum grade of C- or an equivalent composition course at another college or university with a minimum grade of C-
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LIT 115 - Introduction to Latin American Literature


    3 Credit(s)
    Surveys the major periods of Latin American literature from the Colonial era through the 20th century. Includes a sample of the chronicles of discovery and conquest written by unruly conquerors seeking legitimacy from the Spanish crown, the Romantic prose of the 19th century written during the struggle for independence from Spain, the modernista and avant-garde poetries of the 19th and 20th centuries before looking at the “boom,” the period when Latin America first began to be credited for having its own literature, and an overview of the “post-boom” and what followed in the 21st century. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in ENG 105  or an equivalent composition course at another college or university
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LIT 142 - Major British Writers


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduction to major British writers from the post-Renaissance to the early twentieth century. Students read and consider selected works. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 105  with a minimum grade of C- or an equivalent composition course at another college or university with a minimum grade of C-
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    LIT 186 - Cultures Through Literature


    3 Credit(s)
    Focuses on the reflection of various world cultures in literature and its relation to enduring human issues. Includes discussion and writing of selected readings chosen from differing literacy forms and reflective and analytical writing in response to these readings. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 105  with a minimum grade of C- or an equivalent composition course at another college or university with a minimum grade of C-
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.






Management

  
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    MGT 101 - Principles of Management


    3 Credit(s)
    A study of basic factors in the work environment that affect managerial decision making.  Emphasis is placed on the four functions of management as well as a discussion of managerial ethics and social responsibility. Lecture Hours: 48

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    MGT 170 - Human Resource Management


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces material essential to an understanding of job analysis, supervision, personnel selection, testing, appraisal, compensation and maintaining performance. Development of a human resources philosophy is used as an integrating theme. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): MGT 101  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    MGT 215 - Principles of Financial Management


    3 Credit(s)
    A study of money supply and demand in the capital market and credit policies as they affect the business enterprise. Covers the principles for determining the best relationship between short-term and long-term debt and owner’s equity. Lecture Hours: 40 | Lab Hours: 16

    Prerequisite(s): ACC 152 ; and ECN 120  or ECN 130  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.






Manufacturing

  
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    MFG 121 - Machine Trade Printreading I


    2 Credit(s)
    Stresses principles of interpreting trade blueprints and reading of specifications basic to all aspects of the trades. Deals with types of lines, development and arrangement of views, dimensioning practices and invisible edges. Incorporates practical problems from prints suited to the particular trade. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    MFG 126 - MSSC Quality Practices and Measurement


    2 Credit(s)
    Teaches students to: participate in periodic internal quality audit activities, check calibration of gages and other data collection equipment, suggest continuous improvements, inspect materials and product/ process at all stages to ensure they meet specifications, document the results of quality tests, communicate quality problems, take corrective actions to restore or maintain quality, record process outcomes and trends, identify fundamentals of blueprint reading, use common measurement systems and precision measurement tools. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    MFG 127 - Manufacturing Print Reading Module II


    1.5 Credit(s)
    Builds on skills developed MFG 126 : Dealing with orthographic projection of inclined planes, foreshortened views, angular dimensions, slots and grooves, reference dimensions, blind holes, chamfers, keyways and keyseats, counterbores and countersinks, angular hole locations, castings, finish symbols, finish allowance, fillets and rounds, clearance holes, half-views, starting dimensions, surface roughness, bosses and pads, slotted holes, tapers, limits, partial enlarged views, heat treat notes, sectional views, annular grooves, wall thickness calculations, spot facing, revolved sections, broken out sections, removed sections and offset sections. This course begins to build basic blueprint drafting skills. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    MFG 141 - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing


    2 Credit(s)
    Introduces geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, an element of engineering drawing that includes the geometry, critical functional relationships, and tolerances allowed for the proper function of a part. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    MFG 143 - Manufacturing Print Reading Module III


    1.5 Credit(s)
    Builds on skills developed in previous courses: Dealing with thread types, thread specifications, thread classes, thread measurement, pipe threads, line omission, typical dimensions, repetitive features, multi-view detail drawings, drawing revisions, conical tapers, Rockwell hardness testing, patent drawings, metric drawings, metric threads, metric conversions, coordinate dimensioning, dual dimensioning, auxiliary views, inclined planes, oblique planes and bend allowance calculations. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MFG 127 , MFG 161  
  
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    MFG 144 - Manufacturing Print Reading Module IV


    1.5 Credit(s)
    This course builds on skills developed in MSSC Quality Practices and Measurement and Manufacturing Print Reading Modules II, III: Dealing with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing, Gears, Splines, and Weldments.    Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 143  

  
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    MFG 161 - Introduction to Precision Measurement and Inspection Fundamentals


    2 Credit(s)
    Stresses the principles and proper use of precision inspection tooling in a manufacturing environment. Consistent measurement and inspection maintains standardization and ensures that out-of-tolerance parts do not reach customers. Students learn to describe the use and care of common inspection instruments and gauges used in the production environment, and effectively use them. Deals with tools such as different types of micrometers, calipers, the Vernier scale, plug and pin gauges, bore and small hole gauges, optical comparators, gauge blocks, height gauges, thread gauges, and other tools used in industry. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    MFG 187 - Plant Safety


    1 Credit(s)
    Discusses safety in a manufacturing workplace. Develops skills to work in the industrial environment. Teaches basic safety for chemical, health hazards, and tool safety. Lecture Hours: 12 | Lab Hours: 8

  
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    MFG 188 - Predictive Maintenance


    2 Credit(s)
    The principles of oil analysis, thermography, ultrasonic and machine vibration. Teaches proper diagnosis of machine failure, so it can be corrected to keep failure from repeating and keep machinery running efficiently. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    MFG 195 - Manufacturing Processes I


    2 Credit(s)
    The student will gain knowledge and skills in manufacturing processes used to produce products in today’s modern industry. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    MFG 223 - CAD/CAM


    2 Credit(s)
    Introduces various drafting techniques available through computer-aided design technology. The CAD system is used to design and dimension blueprints and 3D part models. Part models and blueprints will be utilized to write CAM programs for various CNC machines. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 127 , MFG 143 , MFG 144 , MFG 293 , MFG 295 , MFG 344 , MFG 345 , MFG 346  

  
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    MFG 241 - Machine Operations I


    3 Credit(s)
    An introductory machining course presenting basic machining operations. Students will perform basic operations on lathes, horizontal and vertical axis milling machines, drilling machines, saws, various types of grinders and precision measuring equipment. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

  
  
  
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    MFG 293 - Introduction to Basic CNC Mill Operations


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduces proper use of 3-axis CNC (computer numerical controlled) mills and machining centers. Students will safely set tool and fixture offsets as well as use verified programs and selected tooling to complete part projects on CNC machining centers. Lecture Hours: 12 | Lab Hours: 8

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 161  

  
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    MFG 295 - Introduction to Basic CNC Lathe Operations


    1 Credit(s)
    This course will introduce students to proper use of 2 axis CNC (computer numerical controlled) lathes and turning centers.  Students will safely set tool and fixture offsets as well as use verified programs and selected tooling to complete part projects on CNC turning centers. Lecture Hours: 12 | Lab Hours: 8

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MFG 161  

  
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    MFG 304 - CNC Machining II


    2 Credit(s)
    Presents CNC operation, safety, part inspection and CNC cutting tool types and use as well as part holding techniques. Students will run industrial-sized CNC lathes and CNC machining centers. Other common CNC machine controllers are experienced through computer simulation. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 64

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 127 , MFG 143 , MFG 144 , MFG 161 , MFG 223 , MFG 293 , MFG 295 , MFG 344 , MFG 345 , MFG 346  

  
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    MFG 305 - CNC Operations


    2 Credit(s)
    Introduces students with no prior CNC or machining experience to the principles of a CNC machine. Students will obtain valuable experience in safe operation of CNC equipment in order to learn what a CNC machine can do and its purpose in manufacturing. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    MFG 307 - Introduction to CNC Programming


    1 Credit(s)
    Students will create basic programs for CNC lathes and mills and will use verification software to enssure error-free programs. Windows will be used to create CNC programs and perform file management operations. Includes common machining techniques, cutter selection and first part run procedures. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    MFG 316 - Introduction to Manufacturing Processes


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduction to specialized manufacturing processes including a wide variety of cutting tools, tool-holding devices and work-holding devices that optimize lean manufacturing process for various materials. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MFG 127 , MFG 143 , MFG 144 , MFG 223 , MFG 241 , MFG 242 , MFG 243 , MFG 293 , MFG 295  
  
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    MFG 344 - Introduction to CNC Lathe Programming


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduces writing programming code for CNC (computer numerical controlled) lathes and turning centers. Students write and verify EIA and ISO G and M code programs for 2-axis CNC turning centers. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 127 , MFG 161 , MFG 295  

  
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    MFG 345 - Introduction to CNC Mill Programming


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduces writing programming code for CNC (computer numerical controlled) mills and machining centers. Students write and verify EIA and ISO G and M code programs for 3-axis CNC machining centers. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 127 , MFG 161 , MFG 293  

  
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    MFG 346 - CNC Programming Lab


    1 Credit(s)
    Builds on program code writing skills and CNC setup and operation skills by allowing students to setup and make projects they wrote programs for in MFG 344  and MFG 345 . Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 16

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 127 , MFG 143 , MFG 144 , MFG 293 , MFG 295 , MFG 344 , MFG 345  

  
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    MFG 347 - Intermediate CNC Programming


    1 Credit(s)
    Students will create intermediate G and M code programs for CNC lathes and CNC mills and will use verification software and graphs to enssure error-free programs. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MFG 127 , MFG 143 , MFG 144 , MFG 161 , MFG 223 , MFG 293 , MFG 295 , MFG 344 , MFG 345 , MFG 346  

  
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    MFG 505 - Lean Manufacturing


    1 Credit(s)
    This course encompasses the study of LEAN manufacturing. LEAN manufacturing is a comprehensive term referring to manufacturing methodologies based on maximizing value and minimizing waste in the manufacturing process.  Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    MFG 527 - MSSC Maintenance Awareness


    2 Credit(s)
    Teaches students to perform preventive maintenance and routine repairs, monitor indicators to ensure correct operations, perform housekeeping to maintain production schedule and recognize potential maintenance issues with basic production systems. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    MFG 528 - MSSC Safety


    2 Credit(s)
    Teaches students to work in a safe and productive manufacturing workplace, perform safety and environmental inspections, perform emergency drills and participate in emergency teams, identify unsafe conditions and take corrective action, provide employee safety orientation, train personnel to use equipment safely, suggest processes and procedures that support safety of work environment, fulfill safety and health requirements for maintenance, installation and repair, monitor safe equipment and operator performance and utilize effective, safety-enhancing workplace. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    MFG 529 - MSSC Manufacturing Processes and Production


    2 Credit(s)
    Teaches students to identify customer needs, determine resources available for the production process, set up equipment for the production process, set team production goals, make job assignments, coordinate work flow with team members and other work groups, communicate production and material requirements and product specifications, perform and monitor the processes to make the products, document product and process compliance with customer requirements and prepare final product for shipping or distribution. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0


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    MKT 110 - Principles of Marketing


    3 Credit(s)
    Covers the broad concept of marketing including product, distribution, promotion and price decisions. Includes discussion on the buyer’s role, social issues involved in the marketing process, environmental problems, issues and the philosophy of marketing management. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    MKT 123 - Digital Analytics


    3 Credit(s)
    Course covers the role of analytics in business and why they are important to an organization. Students will learn about data collection, data analysis and data visualization through the use of leading digital analytic tools. Lecture Hours: 48

  
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    MKT 131 - Social Media Marketing


    3 Credit(s)
    Course covers the planning and integration of social media into marketing initiatives.  Students will evaluate prior social media campaigns while learning how to define target and segment customers, set objectives and develop a social marketing plan to satisfy marketing objectives. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    MKT 133 - Media Communications


    3 Credit(s)
    Course covers several communication methods used by businesses to reach  and educate their audiences. Students will learn about the latest digital media technologies and how they impact the fields of marketing, advertising, journalism, public relations as well as social media communications. Lecture Hours: 48

  
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    MKT 140 - Principles of Selling


    3 Credit(s)
    The fundamentals of selling. Stresses techniques used for different sales situations. Emphasizes industrial and wholesale selling and retail selling. Lecture Hours: 40 | Lab Hours: 16

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    MKT 150 - Principles of Advertising


    3 Credit(s)
    The history of advertising and the planning and research functions of successful advertising. Studies the technique and execution of advertising in business and in our fast-paced, changing society. Lecture Hours: 40 | Lab Hours: 16

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    MKT 183 - Customer Service Strategies


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces customer service concepts, skills and techniques necessary to provide best practices to internal and external customers. These skills are vital for every job since identifying and satisfying customer needs are essential to all business organizations. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

 

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