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Course Descriptions


The numbers in parentheses listed following the course description, Semester Hours:  (3 - 3 - 0), are explained below:

  • The first digit is the number of semester credit hours for the course.
  • The second digit is the number of lecture hours per week in a regular 16 week semester.
  • The third digit is the number of laboratory/clinical/internship/practicum hours per week in a regular 16 week semester.

Hours met per week are based on semester-length classes; courses of shorter semesters during such as flex classes, will meet for more hours per week for equivalency.

 
  
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    ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting


    Prerequisites: Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Mathematics; or equivalent.

    Corequisites: Recommended: MATH 1324   



    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting as prescribed by U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as applied to transactions and events that affect business organizations. Students will examine the procedures and systems to accumulate, analyze, measure, and record financial transactions. Students will use recorded financial information to prepare a balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of shareholders’ equity to communicate the business entity’s results of operations and financial position to users of financial information who are external to the company. Students will study the nature of assets, liabilities, and owners’ equity while learning to use reported financial information for purposes of making decisions about the company. Students will be exposed to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
     

    Note: A grade of C or better is required in ACCT 2301 to advance to

      . A grade of C or better in ACCT 2301 may be required for transfer. Check with the transfer institution.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0301.51 04


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting


    Prerequisites: ACCT 2301  with a grade of “C” or better

    This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. Students will study information from the entity’s accounting system relevant to decisions made by internal managers, as distinguished from information relevant to users who are external to the company. The emphasis is on the identification and assignment of product costs, operational budgeting and planning, cost control, and management decision making. Topics include product costing methodologies, cost behavior, operational and capital budgeting, and performance evaluation.
     

    Note: A grade of C or better in ACCT 2302 may be required for transfer. Check with the transfer institution.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0301.51 04




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I


    A study of analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions in a manual and computerized environment. Emphasis on understanding the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll.  Recommended Basic Skills prerequisites: MATH 0410

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 52.0302


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    AGME 1319 - Irrigation


    A capstone course that provides students the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the program. The course should be taken after completing specific specialized courses in the program.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGME 1349 - Farm and Ranch Equipment


    Planning and application of farm and ranch maintenance equipment. Includes basic repair and adjustment to tractors and other agricultural equipment and design and use of maintenance records.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 01.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 1131 - The Agricultural Industry


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Overview of agriculture and the American agricultural system, including an examination of career opportunities and requirements.

    Semester Hours: (1 -1- 1)

    CIP: 01.0103.52 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 1307 - Agronomy


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Principles and practices in the development, production, and management of field crops including growth and development, climate, plant requirements, pest management, and production methods.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.1102.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 1315 - Principles of Horticulture


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Structure, growth, and development of horticultural plants. Examination of environmental effects, basic principles of reproduction, production methods ranging from outdoor to controlled climates, nutrition, and pest management.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 3)

    CIP: 01.0601.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 1319 - Animal Science


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Scientific animal production and the importance of livestock and meat industries. Selection, reproduction, nutrition, management, and marketing of livestock.

     

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.0901.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 1325 - Marketing of Agricultural Products


    Essential marketing functions in the movement of agricultural commodities and products from producer to consumer.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.0102.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 1329 - Principles of Food Science


    Biological and scientific aspects of modern industrial food supply systems. Food classification, modern processing, and quality control

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.1001.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 2301 - Agricultural Power Units


    Fundamentals of combustion engines: gasoline, diesel, and liquefied petroleum. Maintenance and adjustments of the electrical, ignition, fuel, lubricating, and cooling systems of agricultural power machinery.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0204.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 2303 - Agricultural Construction


    Safety procedures, selection, use, and maintenance of hand and power tools, metal cutting and welding; and construction materials and principles.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0201.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 2317 - Introduction to Agricultural Economics


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Fundamental economic principles and their application in the agricultural industry.

     

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 01.0103.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 2321 - Livestock Evaluation I


    Evaluation and grading of market cattle, swine, sheep, and goats and their carcasses and wholesale cuts. Emphasis will be placed on value determination. Selection and evaluation of breeding cattle, sheep, swine, and goats with emphasis on economically important traits.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 01.0901.52 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    AGRI 2330 - Wildlife Conservation and Management


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Principles and practices used in the production and improvement of wildlife resources. Aesthetic, ecological, and recreational uses of public and private lands.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 03.0601.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
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    ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Presents an introduction to the exploration of purposes and processes in the visual arts including evaluation of selected works.

    This course fulfills the Creative Arts foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0703.51 26




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ARTS 1303 - Art History Survey (Pre 1300)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Examination of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts from prehistoric to 14th century.

    This course fulfills the Creative Arts foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0703.52 26




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ARTS 1304 - Art History Survey (Post 1300)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Examination of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts from Renaissance to present time.

    This course fulfills the Creative Arts foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 50.0703.52 26




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ARTS 1311 - Design I (2-Dimensional)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Elements and principles of art using two-dimensional concepts.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 3)

    CIP: 50.0401.53 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ARTS 1312 - Design II (3-Dimensional)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Elements and principles of art using three-dimensional concepts.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 3)

    CIP: 50.0401.53 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ARTS 1316 - Drawing I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 3)

    CIP: 50.0705.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 1317 - Drawing II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 1316  

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Investigation of drawing media and techniques including descriptive and expressive possibilities.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 3)

    CIP: 50.0705.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 1325 - Drawing and Painting


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Drawing and painting for non-art majors.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 3)

    CIP: 50.0708.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    ARTS 2311 - Design III


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Elements and principles of art using two- and three-dimensional concepts color, or combinations thereof.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 3)

    CIP: 50.0401.53 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2316 - Painting I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0708.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2317 - Painting II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2316  

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Continued exploration of ideas using painting media and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0708.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2323 - Drawing III


    Prerequisites: ARTS 1317  

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Basic study of the human form and conceptual aspects of drawing.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0705.53 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2326 - Sculpture I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Exploration of ideas using sculpture media and techniques.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0709.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2333 - Printmaking I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Exploration of idea using various printmaking processes.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0710.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2346 - Ceramics I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Exploration of ideas using basic ceramic processes.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0711.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2347 - Ceramics II


    Prerequisites: ARTS 2346  

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Continued exploration of ideas using basic ceramic processes.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0711.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2348 - Digital Art I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Studio art courses that explore the potential of the computer hardware and software medium for their visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual arts.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0402.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ARTS 2356 - Photography I (fine arts emphasis)


    Cross-Listed With: COMM 1318  

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Introduction to the basics of photography. Includes camera operation, techniques, knowledge of chemistry, and presentation skills. Emphasis on design, history, and contemporary trends as a means of developing an understanding of photographic aesthetics. (Cross-listed, with journalism emphasis, as COMM 1318 )

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0605.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    ARTS 2357 - Photography II (fine arts emphasis)


    Cross-Listed With: COMM 1319  

    Prerequisites: ARTS 2356  or equivalent

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Extends students’ knowledge of technique and guides them in developing personal outlooks toward specific applications of the photographic process.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 50.0605.52 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    ARTS 2389 - Academic Cooperative


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of studio art and/or art history.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 4)

    CIP: 24.0103.52 12


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
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    BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications


    Computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems, and information systems relating to the business environment. The main focus of this course is on business applications of software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and business-oriented utilization of the Internet.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 11.0202.54.04


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    BIOL 1108 - Biology for Non-Science Majors Laboratory I (lab)


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1308  or concurrent enrollment

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    BIOL 1109 - Biology for Non-Science Majors Laboratory II (lab)


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1108 ; BIOL 1309  or concurrent enrollment

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    BIOL 1308 - Biology for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course includes a study of fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of physiology, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are also included.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BIOL 1309 - Biology for Non-Science Majors II (Lecture)


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1308  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, ecology, and the scientific method are included. Note: This course has no laboratory portion associated with it. This course is designed for students who do not intend to major in science or education.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    BIOL 1322 - Nutrition & Diet Therapy


    Prerequisites: CHEM 1405  or (CHEM 1305  and CHEM 1105 ) or higher, all with a grade of C or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course introduces general nutritional concepts in health and disease and includes practical applications of that knowledge. Special emphasis is given to nutrients and nutritional processes including functions, food sources, digestion, absorption, and metabolism. Food safety, availability, and nutritional information including food labels, advertising, and nationally established guidelines are addressed. 

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 19.0501.51 09




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 1323 - Consumer Nutrition (for Non-science Majors)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course is a survey course for non-science majors. Topics of current interest including weight control, food labeling, diet in relation to health and physical fitness, and age- and health related nutritional needs are studied.

     

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 19.0501.51 09




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BIOL 1406 - Biology for Science Majors I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course is suitable for science majors and those students intending to pursue careers in health and allied fields. Topics include the nature, history and philosophy of science, basic chemistry, cell structure and function, genetics, evolution and classification of living organisms.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 1407 - Biology for Science Majors II


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1406  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Topics include the anatomy and physiology of plants and animals as well as principles of ecology.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 1408 - Biology for Non-Science Majors I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 1409 - Biology for Non-Science Majors II


    Prerequisites: BIOL 1408  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Fundamental principles of living organisms including physical and chemical properties of life, organization, function, evolutionary adaptation, and classification. Concepts of reproduction, genetics, ecology, and the scientific method are included.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0101.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 1411 - General Botany


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Recommended for science majors. The study of the structure, function and physiology of plant cells, tissues and structures. Included as an evolutionary survey and the life histories of the following groups of organisms: viruses, bacteria, algae, fungi, true mosses, ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms, and their close relatives. Evolution, genetics, reproduction, and ecology are also discussed. Laboratory exercises will complement the lecture.

     

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0301.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BIOL 1413 - General Zoology


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Recommended for science majors. The study of the structure, function and physiology of animal cells, tissues organs, and organ systems. Included is a survey of the diversity of animal and animal-like organisms. Emphasis is placed on the classification, morphology, physiology, and ecology of all animals. The laboratory exercises will complement the lecture topics.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0701.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BIOL 2106 - Environmental Biology (Lab)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    A laboratory course designed to complement the BIOL 2306  lecture. Selected laboratory studies will relate to topics in the BIOL 2306  lecture.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 03.0103.51 01


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BIOL 2306 - Environmental Biology (Lecture)


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course is a study of human interrelationships and their interdependence with the environment. Studies will include the impact of human activities on the environment and their effect on natural and human resources. This course includes an evaluation of present and future strategies to preserve a healthy environment.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 03.0103.51 01




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 2389 - Academic Cooperative for the Biological Sciences


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Experience working with biologists through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and the student. Under the supervision of the college and employer, the student will combine classroom learning and work experience. Academic learning objectives and job-related goals will be assessed.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 26.0101.52 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 2401 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Anatomy and Physiology I is the first part of a two course sequence. It is a study of the structure and function of the human body including cells, tissues and organs of the following systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and special senses. Emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0707.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 2402 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II


    Prerequisites: BIOL 2401  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Anatomy and Physiology II is the second part of a two-course sequence. It is a study of the structure and function of the human body including the following systems: endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive (including nutrition), urinary (including fluid and electrolyte balance), and reproductive (including human development and genetics). Emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0707.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 2404 - Human Anatomy and Physiology


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    For non-science majors. This course includes a study of the structure and function of the human body, including the neuroendocrine, integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary, reproductive, respiratory, and circulatory systems.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 26.0707.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 2416 - Genetics


    Prerequisites: (CHEM 1411  or CHEM 1412  or [CHEM 2223 and CHEM 2323 ] or [CHEM 2225 and CHEM 2325 ]) AND (BIOL 1406  or BIOL 1407  or BIOL 1411  or BIOL 1413  or BIOL 2401  or BIOL 2402  or BIOL 2421 ) all with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Study of the principles of molecular and classical genetics and the function and transmission of hereditary material. May include population genetics and genetic engineering.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 4)

    CIP: 26.0804.51 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 2420 - Microbiology for Nursing and Allied Health


    Prerequisites: (CHEM 1305  and CHEM 1105 ) or (CHEM 1405  or higher) with a grade of C or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    This course covers basic microbiology and immunology and is primarily directed at pre-nursing, pre-allied health, and non-science majors. It provides an introduction to historical concepts of the nature of microorganisms, microbial diversity, the importance of microorganisms and acellular agents in the biosphere, and their roles in human and animal diseases. Major topics include bacterial structure as well as growth, physiology, genetics, and biochemistry of microorganisms. Emphasis is on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 4)

    CIP: 26.0503.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BIOL 2421 - Microbiology for Science Majors


    Prerequisites: Any two:(CHEM 1411  or CHEM 1412  or [CHEM2223 and CHEM 2323 ] or [CHEM 2225 and CHEM 2325 ]); AND any two: (BIOL 1406  or BIOL 1407  or BIOL 1411  or BIOL 1413  or BIOL 2401  or BIOL 2402  or BIOL 2416 ) all with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Study of the morphology, physiology, taxonomy of representative groups of pathogenic and nonpathogenic microorganisms. Pure cultures of microorganisms grown on selected media are used in learning laboratory techniques. Includes a survey of food microbes, public health, medical microbiology and immunology.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 4)

    CIP: 26.0503.51 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 1301 - Supervision


    A study of the role of the supervisor. Managerial functions as applied to leadership, counseling, motivation, and human skills are examined

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 1305 - Communications in Management


    Basic theory and processes of communication skills necessary for the management of an organizations workforce.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 1307 - Team Building


    Principles of building and sustaining teams in organizations. Includes team dynamics, process improvement, trust and collaboration, conflict resolution, and the role of the individual in the team.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BMGT 1309 - Information and Project Management


    Critical path methods for planning and controlling projects. Includes time/cost tradeoffs, resource utilization, stochastic considerations, task determination, time management, scheduling management, status reports, budget management, customer service, professional attitude, and project supervision.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 1313 - Principles of Purchasing


    Prerequisites: LMGT 1319  or Departmental Approval

    The purchasing process as it relates to such topics as inventory control, price determination, vendor selection, negotiation techniques and ethical issues. The focus of the course will be on the role and function of purchasing in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management process.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0202


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BMGT 1327 - Principles of Management


    Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 1331 - Production and Operations Management


    Fundamentals of techniques used in the practice of production and operations management. includes nclude location, design, and resource allocation.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0205


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BMGT 1341 - Business Ethics


    Discussion of ethical issues, the development of a moral frame of reference and the need for an awareness of social justice in management practices and business activities. Review of ethical responsibilities and relationships between organizational department, divisions, executive management, and the public

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 1344 - Negotiations and Conflict Management


    Theories which aid in the diagnosis of interpersonal and intergroup conflict. The role of manager as negotiator, intermediary, and problem-solver.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BMGT 2303 - Problem-Solving and Decision-Making


    Decision-making and problem-solving processes in organizations, utilizing logical and creative problem-solving techniques. Application of theory is provided by experiential activities such as small group discussions, case studies, and the use of other managerial decision aids.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 2305 - Advanced Communications in Management


    A study of advanced principles of oral and written communications for managers.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BMGT 2309 - Leadership


    Leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to  motivate and identify leadership styles.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 2310 - Financial Management


    Examination of accounting information to support managerial decision-making processes. Topics include managerial concepts and systems, various analyses for decision making, and planning and control.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BMGT 2331 - Principles of Quality Management


    Includes planning and implementing quality programs in an organization and analyzing costs/benefit of quality. Also covers the impact of employee empowerment.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BMGT 2341 - Strategic Management


    Prerequisites: BMGT 1327 or IBUS 1354 or HRPO 2307 or ACCT 2301 (concurrent enrollment allowed), or department approval.

    A study of the strategic management process, including analysis of how organizations develop and implement a strategy for achieving organizational objectives in a changing environment.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BMGT 2382 - Cooperative Education - Business Administration and Management


    Prerequisites: Departmental approval

    Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component.

    Semester Hours: (3 -1- 20)

    CIP: 52.0201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    BUSG 2307 - Legal and Social Environment of Business


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Social and legal issues in business.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0101


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BUSG 2309 - Small Business Management


    Starting and operating a small business. Includes facts about a small business, essential management skills, how to prepare a business plan, financial needs, marketing strategies, and legal issues. Recommended Basic Skills prerequisites: Ready for INRW 0420, MATH 0410 

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0703


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BUSI 1301 - Business Principles


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Introduction to the role of business in modern society. Includes overview of business operations, analysis of the specialized fields within the business organization, and development of a business vocabulary.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 52.0101.51 04


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    BUSI 2301 - Business Law I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Principles of law which form the legal framework for business activity.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 22.0101.51 24


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CETT 1302 - Electricity Principles


    Principles of electricity including proper use of test equipment, A/C and D/C circuits, and component theory and operation.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 15.1201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    CETT 1303 - DC Circuits


    Prerequisites: Departmental Approval

    A study of the fundamentals of direct current including Ohms law, Kirchhoff’s laws and circuit analysis techniques. Emphasis on circuit analysis of resistive networks and DC measurements.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 15.1201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CETT 1305 - AC Circuits


    Prerequisites: Departmental Approval

    A study of the fundamentals of alternating current including series and parallel AC circuits, phasers, capacitive and inductive networks, transformers, and resonance.

    Semester Hours: (3 -2- 2)

    CIP: 15.1201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CETT 1329 - Solid State Devices


    A study of diodes, transistor characteristics and other semiconductor devices, including analysis of static and dynamic characteristics, biasing techniques, and thermal considerations.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 15.1201


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CHEF 1205 - Sanitation and Safety


    A study of personal cleanliness; sanitary practices in food preparation; causes, investigation, control of illness caused by food contamination (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points); and work place safety standards.

    Semester Hours: (2 -2- 0)

    CIP: 12.0503


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: No
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CHEM 1111 - General Chemistry Laboratory I


    Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 1311  with a grade”C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1311 

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in CHEM 1311 ; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 40.0501.52 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    CHEM 1112 - General Chemistry Laboratory II


    Prerequisites: Credit for CHEM 1111  or CHEM 1411  with a grade of “C” or better, and credit or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1312 .

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Basic laboratory experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in CHEM 1312 ; introduction of the scientific method, experimental design, chemical instrumentation, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 3)

    CIP: 40.0501.52 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    CHEM 1305 - Introductory Chemistry Lecture I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Introduction to elementary inorganic chemistry and is suitable for non-science majors and students pursuing degrees in allied health and nursing. If the student’s degree plan requires a laboratory course, the student should also take CHEM 1105 .

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 40.0501.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry Lecture I


    Prerequisites: Successful completion of MATH 1314  or MATH 1414  with a grade “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics include measurements, fundamental properties of matter, states of matter, chemical reactions, chemical stoichiometry, periodicity of elemental properties, atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, solutions, properties of gases, and an introduction to thermodynamics and descriptive chemistry.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 40.0501.52 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry Lecture II


    Prerequisites: CHEM 1311  or CHEM 1411  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320 
    Chemical equilibrium; phase diagrams and spectrometry; acid-base concepts; thermodynamics; kinetics; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; an introduction to organic chemistry and descriptive inorganic chemistry.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 40.0501.52 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
  •  

    CHEM 1405 - Introductory Chemistry I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Introduction to elementary inorganic chemistry and is suitable for non-science majors and some students pursuing degrees in nursing. A laboratory is included that emphasizes inorganic chemistry.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0501.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CHEM 1407 - Introductory Chemistry II


    Prerequisites: CHEM 1405  or CHEM 1305  and CHEM 1105  with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420 

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0410
    Introduction to elementary organic chemistry and biochemistry and is suitable for non-science majors and some students pursuing degrees in nursing. A laboratory is included that emphasizes organic chemistry and biochemistry.

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0501.51 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CHEM 1411 - General Chemistry I


    Prerequisites: Successful completion of MATH 1314  or MATH 1414  with a grade “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    This course covers the fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry: general chemical principles, fundamental laws and theories, including but not limited to modern atomic theory, chemical bonding, states of matter, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry and gas laws. The course content provides a foundation for work in advanced chemistry and related sciences, and as such is aimed at science majors. This course is math-intensive (MI). The prospective student needs to have a good working knowledge of the use of scientific notation, including use of calculator, exponential and logarithmic functions, significant figures, dimensional analysis, and solving simple linear equations.

     

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0501.54 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CHEM 1412 - General Chemistry II


    Prerequisites: Credit for CHEM 1411  or (CHEM 1311  and CHEM 1111 ) with a grade of “C” or better.

    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    This course is a continuation of CHEM 1411  including kinetics, molecular and ionic equilibria, elementary thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and other topics. CHEM 1412 is equivalent to a combination of CHEM 1312  and CHEM 1112 .

     

    This course fulfills the Life and Physical Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Teamwork.

    Semester Hours: (4 -3- 3)

    CIP: 40.0501.57 03




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
  •  

    CHEM 2123 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I


    Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 1112  with a grade of “C” or better

    Corequisites: CHEM 2323  



    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    This laboratory-based course accompanies CHEM 2323  Organic Chemistry I.  Laboratory activities will reinforce fundamental principles of organic chemistry, including the structure, bonding, properties, and reactivity of organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives.  Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms.  Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules.  Methods for the purification and identification of organic compounds will be examined.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 4)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    CHEM 2125 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II


    Prerequisites: Successful completion of CHEM 2123  with a grade of “C” or better

    Corequisites: CHEM 2325  



    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    This laboratory-based course accompanies CHEM 2325 , Organic Chemistry II. Laboratory activities reinforce advanced principles of organic chemistry, including the structure, properties, and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules.

    Semester Hours: (1 -0- 4)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    CHEM 2323 - Organic Chemistry Lecture I


    Prerequisites: CHEM 1412  (Lecture and Laboratory) or (CHEM 1312  and CHEM 1112 ) with a C or better

    Corequisites: CHEM 2123



    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Fundamental principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, bonding, properties, and reactivity of organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS IN SCIENCE OR PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    CHEM 2325 - Organic Chemistry Lecture II


    Prerequisites: Credit for CHEM 2323  and CHEM 2123  with a grade of “C” or better in both

    Corequisites: CHEM 2125  



    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Math Basic Skills Prerequisite: MATH 0320  
    Advanced principles of organic chemistry will be studied, including the structure, properties, and reactivity of aliphatic and aromatic organic molecules; and properties and behavior of organic compounds and their derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic synthesis and mechanisms. Includes study of covalent and ionic bonding, nomenclature, stereochemistry, structure and reactivity, reaction mechanisms, functional groups, and synthesis of simple molecules. THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR STUDENTS IN SCIENCE OR PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 40.0504.52 03


    Offered at:
    NLC: No
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: Yes
  
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    CHIN 1411 - Elementary Chinese I


    Introduction to the fundamentals of the Chinese language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required.

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 1)

    CIP: 16.0301.51 13


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    CHIN 1412 - Elementary Chinese II


    Prerequisites: CHIN 1411  or departmental approval

    Introduction to the fundamentals of the Chinese language and culture in order to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Language lab is required. This is a continuation of CHIN 1411 

    Semester Hours: (4 -4- 1)

    CIP: 16.0301.51 13


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    COMM 1307 - Introduction to Mass Communication


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: INRW 0420  

    Survey of basic content and structural elements of mass media and their functions and influences on society.

    This course fulfills the Social and Behavioral Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Social Responsibility.

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 0)

    CIP: 09.0102.51 06




    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: Yes
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
  
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    COMM 1318 - Photography I


    Integrated Reading & Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: Ready for INRW 0420

    Introduction to the basics of photography, including techniques and equipment operation.


     

    Semester Hours: (3 -3- 1)

    CIP: 50.0605.51 26


    Offered at:
    NLC: Yes
    NVC: No
    PAC: Yes
    SAC: Yes
    SPC: No
 

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